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20100131260 - System and method for enriching spoken language translation with dialog acts: Disclosed herein are systems, computer-implemented methods, and tangible computer-readable media for enriching spoken language translation with dialog acts. The method includes receiving a source speech signal, tagging dialog acts associated with the received source speech signal using a classification model, dialog acts being domain independent descriptions of an intended action... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Ndq
20100131261 - Information retrieval oriented translation method, and apparatus and storage media using the same: An information retrieval translation apparatus for translating a plurality of Chinese terms including a first Chinese term and a second Chinese term is disclosed. The information retrieval oriented translation apparatus includes a first language database, a second language database, a comparison module and a translation term acquisition module. The first... Agent: Quintero Law Office, PC
20100131262 - Speech recognition based on a multilingual acoustic model: Embodiments of the invention relate to methods for generating a multilingual acoustic model. A main acoustic model comprising a main acoustic model having probability distribution functions and a probabilistic state sequence model including first states is provided to a processor. At least one second acoustic model including probability distribution functions... Agent: Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP
20100131266 - Handheld electronic device including automatic preferred selection of a punctuation, and associated method: A method of enabling input on a handheld electronic device, which includes an input apparatus having a number of input members that are capable of being actuated, wherein at least one of the input members has a plurality of selectable output alternatives, includes detecting as a first input an actuation... Agent: Rim/finnegan
20100131263 - Identifying and generating audio cohorts based on audio data input: A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product for generating audio cohorts. An audio analysis engine receives audio data from a set of audio input devices. The audio data is associated with a plurality of objects. The audio data comprises a set of audio patterns. The audio data is... Agent: Stewart & Liu PLLC
20100131265 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for providing context aware queries in a network: A method for providing context aware queries in a network may include receiving a question directed to a question answering service from an originating node, routing the question to one or more candidate nodes selected based at least in part on context information associated with the question, receiving an answer... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20100131264 - System and method for handling missing speech data: Disclosed herein are systems, computer-implemented methods, and tangible computer-readable media for handling missing speech data. The computer-implemented method includes receiving speech with a missing segment, generating a plurality of hypotheses for the missing segment, identifying a best hypothesis for the missing segment, and recognizing the received speech by inserting the... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Ndq
20100131267 - Speech samples library for text-to-speech and methods and apparatus for generating and using same: A method of recording speech for use in a speech samples library. In an exemplary embodiment, the method comprises recording a speaker pronouncing a phoneme with musical parameters characterizing pronunciation of another phoneme by the same or another speaker. For example, in one embodiment the method comprises: providing a recording... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.
20100131269 - Systems, methods, apparatus, and computer program products for enhanced active noise cancellation: Uses of an enhanced sidetone signal in an active noise cancellation operation are disclosed.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100131268 - Voice-estimation interface and communication system: An apparatus having a voice-estimation (VE) interface that probes the vocal tract of a user with sub-threshold acoustic waves to estimate the user's voice while the user speaks silently or audibly in a noisy or socially sensitive environment. In one embodiment, the VE interface is integrated into a cell phone... Agent: Mendelsohn, Drucker, & Associates, P.C.
20100131270 - Method and system for reducing reception of unwanted messages: The invention relates to a method for determining a characteristic pattern for a speech message that is supplied in the form of a numerically encoded audio signal generated by means of a sampling process. Said method comprises at least the following steps for determining the characteristic pattern on the basis... Agent: Dickinson Wright, PLLC
20100131271 - Systems and methods to redirect audio between callers and voice applications: A call center environment is provided that allows a customer service representative to populate a workstation display screen with data using either keystrokes or voice input. The voice input is provided to the workstation using a voice overlay and voice platform to convert audio into data usable by the workstation... Agent: Holland & Hart, LLP
20100131272 - Apparatus and method for generating and verifying a voice signature of a message and computer readable medium thereof: Apparatuses and methods for generating and verifying a voice signature of a message and computer readable medium thereof are provided. The generation and verification ends both use the same set of pronounceable symbols. The set of pronounceable symbols comprises a plurality of pronounceable units, and each of the pronounceable units... Agent: Patterson, Thuente, Skaar & Christensen, P.A.
20100131273 - Device,system, and method of liveness detection utilizing voice biometrics: Device, system, and method of liveness detection using voice biometrics. For example, a method comprises: generating a first matching score based on a comparison between: (a) a voice-print from a first text-dependent audio sample received at an enrollment stage, and (b) a second text-dependent audio sample received at an authentication... Agent: Eitan Mehulal Law Group
20100131275 - Facilitating multimodal interaction with grammar-based speech applications: Multimodal interaction with grammar-based speech applications may be facilitated with a device by presenting permissible phrases that are in-grammar based on acceptable terms that are in-vocabulary and that have been recognized from a spoken utterance. In an example embodiment, a spoken utterance having two or more terms is received. The... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100131274 - System and method for dialog modeling: Disclosed herein are systems, computer-implemented methods, and computer-readable media for dialog modeling. The method includes receiving spoken dialogs annotated to indicate dialog acts and task/subtask information, parsing the spoken dialogs with a hierarchical, parse-based dialog model which operates incrementally from left to right and which only analyzes a preceding dialog... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Ndq
20100131276 - Audio signal synthesis: A device (2) for changing the pitch of an audio signal (r), such as a speech signal, comprises a sinusoidal analysis unit (21) for determining sinusoidal parameters of the audio signal (r), a parameter production unit (22) for predicting the phase of a sinusoidal component, and a sinusoidal synthesis unit... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100131277 - Device, method, and program for performing interaction between user and machine: There is provided a device for performing interaction between a user and a machine. The device includes a plurality of domains corresponding to a plurality of stages in the interaction. Each of the domains has voice comprehension means which understands the content of the user's voice. The device includes: means... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20100131278 - Stereo to mono conversion for voice conferencing: Stereo to mono voice conferencing conversion is performed during a voice conference. Conferencing equipment receives audio for right and left channels and filters each of the channels into a plurality of bands. For each band of each channel, the equipment determines an energy level and compares each energy level for... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri, L.L.P.
20100131279 - Method and arrangement for controlling user access: Method for controlling user access to a service available in a data network and/or to information stored in a user database, in order to protect stored user data from unauthorized access, such that the method comprises the following: input of a user's speech sample to a user data terminal, processing... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.
20100131280 - Voice recognition system for medical devices: A system for transmitting voice commands to a medical device for carrying out those commands by the medical device. The system includes a remote control device that receives the voice commands from the caregiver and recognizes the caregiver as being authorized to give such commands. The recognized commands are then... Agent: Peter Vogel Ge Healthcare
20100131281 - Signal processing method and program: The present invention provides a signal processing apparatus, a signal processing method and a program for outputting a high-quality coded string. A signal processing apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a normalization coefficient information increasing/decreasing circuit 12 for modifying normalization coefficient information of a signal component... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP05/20/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category
20100125446 - Method for modifying document in data processing device: Disclosed is a method for modifying a textual matter of a document in a data processing device. The method comprises receiving a first textual matter contained in the document, converting the first textual matter to a second textual matter based on a user selection, and displaying the second textual matter.... Agent: Law Office Of Jerry D. Haynes , P.a
20100125448 - Automated identification of documents as not belonging to any language: An “impostor profile” for a language is used to determine whether documents are in that language or no language. The impostor profile for a given language provides statistical information about the expected results of applying a language model for one or more other (“impostor”) languages to a document that is... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20100125449 - Integratd phonetic chinese system and inputting method thereof: An Integrated Phonetic Chinese System includes a module of Chinese pronunciation keys, a module of Romanized Chinese scripts, a module of input method that allows users to input Chinese characters and pronunciation keys and Romanized scripts and a module of advanced input method utilizing a 24 key position matrix that... Agent: David And Raymond Patent Firm
20100125447 - Language identification for documents containing multiple languages: Multiple nonoverlapping languages within a single document can be identified. In one embodiment, for each of a set of candidate languages, a set of non-overlapping languages is defined. The document is analyzed under the hypothesis that the whole document is in one language and that part of the document is... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20100125451 - Natural language recognition using context information: A method of recognising digital ink input by a user into a computer-based digital ink recognition system is disclosed. The user interacts with a paper-based document. The paper-based document has disposed thereon coded data indicative of a particular field of the paper-based document and of at least one reference point... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20100125450 - Synchronized transcription rules handling: Methods, systems, and software are disclosed for providing rule handling functionality in a distributed transcription environment. Some embodiments provide client-server workflow management for providing and supporting distributed transcription services. Other embodiments provide audio-to-text synchronization to support certain transcription functionality. Still other embodiments provide logging functionality to support quality, personnel, billing,... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20100125452 - Pitch range refinement: A method of refining a pitch period estimation of a signal, the method comprising: for each of a plurality of portions of the signal, scanning over a predefined range of time offsets to find an estimate of the pitch period of the portion within the predefined range of time offsets;... Agent: Greenberg Traurig LLP (la)
20100125453 - Apparatus and method for encoding at least one parameter associated with a signal source: Apparatus (119) for encoding at least one parameter associated with a signal source for transmission over k frames to a decoder comprises a processor (119) which is configured in operation to assign a predetermined bit pattern to n bits associated with the at least one parameter of a first frame... Agent: Motorola Inc
20100125455 - Audio encoding and decoding with intra frames and adaptive forward error correction: Various strategies for rate/quality control and loss resiliency in an audio codec are described. The various strategies can be used in combination or independently. For example, a real-time speech codec uses intra frame coding/decoding, adaptive multi-mode forward error correction [“FEC”], and rate/quality control techniques. Intra frames help a decoder recover... Agent: Klarquist Sparkman LLP
20100125454 - Packet loss concealment for sub-band codecs: Packet loss concealment systems and methods are described that may be used in conjunction with a Bluetooth® Low-Complexity Sub-band Coding (LC-SBC) codec or other sub-band codecs, including but not limited to an MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3 (MP3) codec, an Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) codec, and a Dolby AC-3 codec.... Agent: Fiala & Weaver, P.l.l.c. C/o Cpa Global
20100125456 - System and method for recognizing proper names in dialog systems: Embodiments of a dialog system that utilizes contextual information to perform recognition of proper names are described. Unlike present name recognition methods on large name lists that generally focus strictly on the static aspect of the names, embodiments of the present system take into account of the temporal, recency and... Agent: Courtney Staniford & Gregory LLP
20100125457 - System and method for discriminative pronunciation modeling for voice search: Disclosed herein are systems, computer-implemented methods, and computer-readable media for speech recognition. The method includes receiving speech utterances, assigning a pronunciation weight to each unit of speech in the speech utterances, each respective pronunciation weight being normalized at a unit of speech level to sum to 1, for each received... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Ndq
20100125458 - Method and apparatus for error correction in speech recognition applications: In one embodiment, the present invention is a method and apparatus for error correction in speech recognition applications. In one embodiment, a method for recognizing user speech includes receiving a first utterance from the user, receiving a subsequent utterance from the user, and combining acoustic evidence from the first utterance... Agent: Wall & Tong, LLP Sri International
20100125459 - Stochastic phoneme and accent generation using accent class: Exemplary embodiments provide for determining a sequence of words in a TTS system. An input text is analyzed using two models, a word n-gram model and an accent class n-gram model. A list of all possible words for each word in the input is generated for each model. Each word... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20100125460 - Training/coaching system for a voice-enabled work environment: A voice assistant system is disclosed which directs the voice Prompts delivered to a first user of a voice assistant to also be communicated wirelessly to the voice assistant of a second user so that the second user can hear the voice Prompts as delivered to the first user.... Agent: Wood, Herron & Evans, LLP05/13/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category
20100121629 - Method and apparatus for translating speech during a call: A translation platform allows a client using a first language to communicate via translated voice and/or text to at least a second client using a second language. A control server uses various speech recognition engines, text translation engines and text to speech engines to accomplish real-time or near-real time translations.... Agent: Charles A. Rattner
20100121630 - Language processing systems and methods: Embodiments of the present disclosure include an electronic translation system employing a language-independent central representation of language to be translated. The system may include a language parser to translate to the language-independent representation, and a renderer to translate from the representation to a desired language supported by the system. In... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100121631 - Data detection: A method for detecting data in a sequence of characters or text using both a statistical engine and a pattern engine. The statistical engine is trained to recognize certain types of data and the pattern engine is programmed to recognize the grammatical pattern of certain types of data. The statistical... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100121632 - Stereo audio encoding device, stereo audio decoding device, and their method: Provided is a stereo audio encoding device which can improve the ICP (Inter-channel Prediction) performance of a stereo audio signal while suppressing the bit rate. The device (100) includes: a QMF analysis unit (101) which divides two channel signals constituting a stereo audio signal into a plurality of frequency band... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20100121633 - Stereo audio encoding device and stereo audio encoding method: Provided is a stereo audio encoding device which can improve ICP accuracy of a stereo audio signal having a low inter-channel correlation while suppressing a bit rate. The device (100) includes: a monaural signal generation unit (101) which generates an average value of a left channel signal L and a... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20100121634 - Speech enhancement in entertainment audio: The invention relates to audio signal processing. More specifically, the invention relates to enhancing entertainment audio, such as television audio, to improve the clarity and intelligibility of speech, such as dialog and narrative audio. The invention relates to methods, apparatus for performing such methods, and to software stored on a... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Inc.
20100121635 - Enhancing the intelligibility of received speech in a noisy environment: A long term signal level of an audio signal is computed at a local device, wherein the audio signal was transmitted from a remote device and received by the local device. An automatic gain control (AGC) gain is computed at the local device based on the long term signal level.... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun, LLP (marvell)
20100121636 - Multisensory speech detection: A computer-implemented method of multisensory speech detection is disclosed. The method comprises determining an orientation of a mobile device and determining an operating mode of the mobile device based on the orientation of the mobile device. The method further includes identifying speech detection parameters that specify when speech detection begins... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100121637 - Semi-automatic speech transcription: A semi-automatic speech transcription system of the invention leverages the complementary capabilities of human and machine, building a system which combines automatic and manual approaches. With the invention, collected audio data is automatically distilled into speech segments, using signal processing and pattern recognition algorithms. The detected speech segments are presented... Agent: Gordon E Nelson Patent Attorney, PC
20100121638 - System and method for automatic speech to text conversion: Speech recognition is performed in near-real-time and improved by exploiting events and event sequences, employing machine learning techniques including boosted classifiers, ensembles, detectors and cascades and using perceptual clusters. Speech recognition is also improved using tandem processing. An automatic punctuator injects punctuation into recognized text streams.... Agent: Glenn Patent Group
20100121639 - Speech processing: The described implementations relate to speech spelling by a user. One method identifies one or more symbols that may match a user utterance and displays an individual symbol for confirmation by the user.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100121640 - Method and system for modeling a common-language speech recognition, by a computer, under the influence of a plurality of dialects: The present invention relates to a method for modeling a common-language speech recognition, by a computer, under the influence of multiple dialects and concerns a technical field of speech recognition by a computer. In this method, a triphone standard common-language model is first generated based on training data of standard... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20100121641 - External voice identification system and identification process thereof: An external voice identification system and an identification process thereof is disclosed. The external voice identification system of a multimedia electronic device is activated by identifying and analyzing inputting a voice message, and the multimedia electronic device can be an iPod player having a storage module stored with a plurality... Agent: Aibelive Co., Ltd.
20100121643 - Melodis crystal decoder method and device: The technology disclosed relates to a system and method for fast, accurate and parallelizable speech search, called Crystal Decoder. It is particularly useful for search applications, as opposed to dictation. It can achieve both speed and accuracy, without sacrificing one for the other. It can search different variations of records... Agent: Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld LLP
20100121642 - Speech data retrieval apparatus, speech data retrieval method, speech data retrieval program and computer usable medium having computer readable data retrieval program embodied therein: A speech data retrieval apparatus (10) includes a speech database (1), a speech recognition unit (2), a confusion network creation unit (3), an inverted index table creation unit (4), a query input unit (6), a query conversion unit (7) and a label string check unit (8). The speech recognition unit... Agent: John S. Pratt, Esq Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP
20100121644 - Adaptive tuning of biometric engines: A method for adaptively tuning a biometric engine comprises the step of generating a database having a plurality of enrollments. Each enrollment corresponds to one or more of a plurality of operation characteristics. The method further comprises the step of comparing, with the biometric engine, enrollments from the database to... Agent: Brian R. Galvin
20100121645 - Operating device for a motor vehicle: In a method for the operator control of a motor vehicle having a display for displaying variable information and having a microphone, the viewing direction of an operator of the motor vehicle is ascertained, it is checked whether the viewing direction of the operator is aimed toward the display, and... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20100121647 - Apparatus and method for coding and decoding multi object audio signal with multi channel: Provided are an apparatus and method for coding and decoding a multi object audio signal with multi channel. The apparatus includes: a multi channel encoding means for down-mixing an audio signal including a plurality of channels, generating a spatial cue for the audio signal including the plurality of channels, and... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20100121648 - Audio frequency encoding and decoding method and device: An audio encoding method and a corresponding decoding method are provided according to the present invention. Accordingly, the pre-echo effect of the audio transient signal is eliminated and the distortion of the transient signal is mitigated. The technical solution includes performing time-domain processing on an input audio transient signal; dividing... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP Intellectual Property Department
20100121646 - Coding/decoding of digital audio signals: The invention relates to the coding/decoding of a signal into several sub-bands, in which at least a first and a second sub-bands which are adjacent are transform coded (601, 602). In particular, in order to apply a perceptual weighting, in the transformed domain, to at least the second sub-band, the... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.05/06/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category
20100114556 - Speech translation method and apparatus: A method and apparatus for speech translation. The method includes: receiving a source speech; extracting non-text information in the source speech; translating the source speech into a target speech; and adjusting the translated target speech according to the extracted non-text information so that the target speech preserves the non-text information... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center
20100114557 - Translation assistance device and method: A device includes a parsing unit that parses an input sentence into a plurality of clauses, an identification unit that identifies, as a target area, based on the clauses resulting from the parsing, any of the clauses corresponding to an area specified, a setting unit that sets, as a target... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100114558 - Automatic translation method: d
20100114559 - Short text language detection using geographic information: A content-providing entity receives a relatively short text from a user and attempts to determine, automatically, based on that short text (and on other available clues), a language that the user can read and understand. The content-providing entity may then provide, to the user, documents that are written in the... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker LLP/yahoo! Inc.
20100114562 - Document processor and associated method: A computer implemented method of processing a digitally encoded document having a text composed by an author by using a processor to analyse the segmentation, punctuation and linguistics of text and storing the results in a digitally accessible format. Author traits are then predicted using a machine learning system based... Agent: George A Leone, Sr Citadel Patent Law
20100114561 - Latent metonymical analysis and indexing (lmai): The present invention relates to Latent Metonymical analysis and Indexing (LMai) is a novel concept for Advance Machine Learning or Unsupervised Machine Learning Techniques, which uses a statistical approach to identify the relationship between the words in a set of given documents (Unstructured Data). This approach does not necessarily need... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100114563 - Real-time semantic annotation system and the method of creating ontology documents on the fly from natural language string entered by user: Disclosed herein are a real-time semantic annotation system and a method of converting user-entered natural language strings into semantically-readable knowledge structure documents using the system in real time. The real-time semantic annotation system includes a natural language character string input device for enabling a user to enter natural language character... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100114560 - Systems and methods for evaluating a sequence of characters: A sequence of characters may be evaluated to determine the presence of a natural language word. The sequence of characters may be analyzed to find a subsequence of alphabetical characters. Based on a statistical model of a natural language, a probability that the subsequence is a natural language word may... Agent: Goodwin Procter LLP
20100114564 - Dynamic update of grammar for interactive voice response: A device provides a question to a user, and receives, from the user, an unrecognized voice response to the question. The device also provides the unrecognized voice response to an utterance agent for determination of the unrecognized voice response without user involvement, and provides an additional question to the user... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20100114565 - Audible errors detection and prevention for speech decoding, audible errors concealing: A method and apparatus of providing an audio output to a user in a communications system in which the audio to be output to a user, preferably an audio frame, is assessed before it is broadcast to the user, and then selectively changed on the basis of the assessment. The... Agent: Vierra Magen Marcus & Deniro LLP
20100114566 - Method and apparatus for encoding/decoding speech signal: An apparatus and method for encoding/decoding a speech signal which determines a variable bit rate based on reserved bits obtained from a target bit rate, is provided. The variable bit rate is determined based on a source feature of the speech signal and the reserved bits is obtained based on... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100114567 - Method and arrangement for smoothing of stationary background noise: In a method of smoothing background noise in a telecommunication speech session; receiving and decoding S1O a signal representative of a speech session, the signal comprising both a speech component and a background noise component. Subsequently, determining LPC parameters S20 and an excitation signal S30 for the received signal. Thereafter,... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20100114568 - Apparatus for processing an audio signal and method thereof: An apparatus for processing an audio signal and method thereof are disclosed, by which extracting, by an audio processing apparatus, scheme type information indicating either time excitation scheme or frequency excitation scheme for each of a plurality of subframes included in current frame; when the time excitation scheme is applied... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100114569 - Dynamic range control module, speech processing apparatus, and method for amplitude adjustment for a speech signal: The invention provides a dynamic range control module installed in a speech processing apparatus. In one embodiment, the dynamic range control module comprises a buffer, a voice activity detector, a peak calculation module, and an amplitude adjusting module. The buffer buffers a speech signal to obtain a delayed speech signal.... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20100114570 - Apparatus and method for restoring voice: An apparatus and a method for restoring voice are provided. The apparatus reduces noise included in a voice signal input to a microphone and outputs a voice signal having reduced noise, detects harmonic frequencies from the voice signal having reduced noise, and restores the voice signal having reduced noise approximate... Agent: Andrew F. Bodendorf
20100114571 - Information retrieval system, information retrieval method, and information retrieval program: An information retrieval system comprises: a speech input unit for inputting speech; an information storage unit for storing information with which speech information, of a length with which text degree of similarity is computable, is associated as a retrieval tag; an information selection unit for comparing a feature of each... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen
20100114572 - Speaker selecting device, speaker adaptive model creating device, speaker selecting method, speaker selecting program, and speaker adaptive model making program: To enable selection of a speaker, the acoustic feature value of which is similar to that of an utterance speaker, with accuracy and stability, while adapting to changes even when the acoustic feature value of the speaker changes every moment. A speaker score calculating means (22) calculates a long-time speaker... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen
20100114573 - Method and device for verifying a user: A method and electronic device for verifying a user provides for secure speaker verification. The method includes activating a speaker verification process on the electronic device (step 305). A character string is then provided to a user of the electronic device in response to activating the speaker verification process (step... Agent: Motorola Inc
20100114574 - Retrieval using a generalized sentence collocation: A method and system for identifying documents relevant to a query that specifies a part of speech is provided. A retrieval system receives from a user an input query that includes a word and a part of speech. Upon receiving an input query that includes a word and a part... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP/msft
20100114575 - System and method for extracting a specific situation from a conversation: A system, method, and computer readable article of manufacture for extracting a specific situation in a conversation. The system includes: an acquisition unit for acquiring speech voice data of speakers in the conversation; a specific expression detection unit for detecting the speech voice data of a specific expression from speech... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center
20100114576 - Sound envelope deconstruction to identify words in continuous speech: A speech recognition capability in which words of spoken text are identified based on the contour of sound waves representing the spoken text. Variations in the contour of the sound waves are identified, features are assigned to those variations, and then the features are mapped to sound constructs to provide... Agent: Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C.
20100114577 - Method and device for the natural-language recognition of a vocal expression: The invention relates to a method and a device for the natural-language recognition of a vocal expression. A vocal expression of a person is detected and converted into a voice signal to be processed by a voice recognition device. Afterwards, the voice signal is analyzed at the same time or... Agent: Baker & Daniels LLP 111 E. Wayne Street
20100114578 - Method and apparatus for improving voice recognition performance in a voice application distribution system: A vocabulary management system for constraining voice recognition processing associated with text-to-speech and speech-to-text rendering associated with use of a voice application in progress between a user accessing a data source through a voice portal has a vocabulary management server connected to a voice application server and to a telephony... Agent: Stevens Law Group
20100114579 - System and method of controlling sound in a multi-media communication application: A computing device and computer-readable medium storing instructions for controlling a computing device to customize a voice in a multi-media message created by a sender for a recipient, the multi-media message comprising a text message from the sender to be delivered by an animated entity. The instructions comprise receiving from... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Ndq
20100114580 - Responding to a call to action contained in an audio signal: An audio signal is monitored to detect the presence of a call to action contained therein. Addressing information is automatically extracted from the call to action and stored on a storage medium. An electronic message responding to the call to action may be automatically prepared, or a contact field may... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20100114582 - Apparatus and method for coding and decoding multi-object audio signal with various channel including information bitstream conversion: Provided is an apparatus and method for coding and decoding multi-object audio signals with various channels and providing backward compatibility with a conventional spatial audio coding (SAC) bitstream. The apparatus includes: an audio object coding unit for coding audio-object signals inputted to the coding apparatus based on a spatial cue... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20100114583 - Apparatus for processing an audio signal and method thereof: An apparatus for processing an audio signal and method thereof are disclosed. The present invention includes receiving a spectral data of lower band and type information indicating a particular band extension scheme for a current frame of the audio signal from among a plurality of band extension schemes including a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100114585 - Apparatus for processing an audio signal and method thereof: An apparatus for processing an audio signal and method thereof are disclosed, by which a method for processing an audio signal, comprising: extracting noise filling flag information indicating whether noise filling is used to a plurality of frames; extracting coding scheme information indicating whether a current frame included in the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100114584 - Audio device and audio processing method: An audio device and an audio processing method are provided. The audio device includes a digital microphone module and an audio codec. The digital microphone module captures an external audio source according to a spread-spectrum clock, in order to generate a digital audio source signal. The audio codec includes a... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20100114581 - Method for encoding, method for decoding, encoder, decoder and computer program products: A method for encoding a plurality of signal values is described, wherein the signal values are grouped into a first subgroup and a second subgroup, the signal values of the first subgroup are compared to the signal values of the second subgroup and based on the result of the comparison... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart LLPPrevious industry: Data processing: structural design, modeling, simulation, and emulation
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