Speech Recognition

Speech Recognition-related patent applications - as published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

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NEW Call context metadata
May 25, 2017 - N°20170149947

A computer detects a connected voice or video call between participants and records a brief media sample. Speech recognition is utilized to determine when the call is connected as well as to transcribe the content of the audio portion of the media sample. The recorded media sample and transcribed content is associated with the connected voice or video call such ...
NEW Terminal device and communication method for communication of speech signals
May 25, 2017 - N°20170148469

A reception unit receives a speech signal from another terminal device. A reproduction unit reproduces the speech signal received in the reception unit. A processing unit performs a speech recognition process on the speech signal reproduced in the reception unit, based on a speech recognition model of a user using the terminal device. A transmission unit transmits a result of ...
NEW Generating call context metadata from speech, contacts, and common names in a geographic area
May 25, 2017 - N°20170148445

A computer detects a connected voice or video call between participants and records a brief media sample. Speech recognition is utilized to determine when the call is connected as well as to transcribe the content of the audio portion of the media sample. The recorded media sample and transcribed content is associated with the connected voice or video call such ...
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NEW Speech processing system and terminal
May 25, 2017 - N°20170148436

[solution] receiving a speech utterance, the speech processing system performs speech recognition and displays a text 158 of the recognition result. Further, the speech processing system translates the recognition result in accordance with settings to a text 176 of another language and displays and synthesizes speech of the translated result. Further, the speech processing system selects utterance candidates having high possibility to ...
NEW Deployed end-to-end speech recognition
May 25, 2017 - N°20170148433

Embodiments of end-to-end deep learning systems and methods are disclosed to recognize speech of vastly different languages, such as english or mandarin chinese. In embodiments, the entire pipelines of hand-engineered components are replaced with neural networks, and the end-to-end learning allows handling a diverse variety of speech including noisy environments, accents, and different languages. Using a trained embodiment and an ...
NEW System and method for supporting automatic speech recognition of regional accents based on statistical information ...
May 25, 2017 - N°20170148432

Disclosed herein is a system for compensating for dialects and accents comprising an automatic speech recognition system comprising an automatic speech recognition device that is operative to receive an utterance in an acoustic format from a user with a user interface; a speech to text conversion engine that is operative to receive the utterance from the automatic speech recognition device ...
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NEW Systems and methods for speech-based searching of content repositories
May 25, 2017 - N°20170147585

According to some aspects, a method of searching for content in response to a user voice query is provided. The method may comprise receiving the user voice query, performing speech recognition to generate n best speech recognition results comprising a first speech recognition result, performing a supervised search of at least one content repository to identify one or more supervised ...
NEW Content analysis to enhance voice search
May 25, 2017 - N°20170147576

Methods and apparatus for improving speech recognition accuracy in media content searches are described. An advertisement for a media content item is analyzed to identify keywords that may describe the media content item. The identified keywords are associated with the media content item for use during a voice search to locate the media content item. A user may speak the ...
NEW Methods and systems for interfacing a speech dialog with new applications
May 25, 2017 - N°20170147286

Methods and systems are provided interfacing a speech system with a new application. In one embodiment a method includes: maintaining a registration data datastore that stores registration data from the new application and one or more other applications; receiving, at a router module associated with the speech system, a result from a speech recognition module; processing, by the router module, ...
Method and apparatus for tuning speech recognition systems to accommodate ambient noise
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
May 18, 2017 - N°20170140777

A system includes a head and torso simulation (hats) system configured to play back pre-recorded audio commands while simulating a driver head location as an output location. The system also includes a vehicle speaker system and a processor configured to engage a vehicle heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (hvac) system. The processor is also configured to play back audio commands through ...
Automatic speaker identification using speech recognition features
Amazon Technologies, Inc.
May 18, 2017 - N°20170140761

Features are disclosed for automatically identifying a speaker. Artifacts of automatic speech recognition (“asr”) and/or other automatically determined information may be processed against individual user profiles or models. Scores may be determined reflecting the likelihood that individual users made an utterance. The scores can be based on, e. G., individual components of gaussian mixture models (&#...
Confidence features for automated speech recognition arbitration
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc
May 18, 2017 - N°20170140759

The described technology provides arbitration between speech recognition results generated by different automatic speech recognition (asr) engines, such as asr engines trained according to different language or acoustic models. The system includes an arbitrator that selects between a first speech recognition result representing an acoustic utterance as transcribed by a first asr engine and a second speech recognition result representing ...
Multiple speech locale-specific hotword classifiers for selection of a speech locale
Google Inc.
May 18, 2017 - N°20170140756

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for recognizing speech in an utterance. The methods, systems, and apparatus include actions of receiving an utterance and obtaining acoustic features from the utterance. Further actions include providing the acoustic features from the utterance to multiple speech locale-specific hotword classifiers. Each speech locale-specific hotword classifier (i) may ...
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Method and device for speech recognition
Le Shi Zhi Xin Electronic Technology (tianjin) Limited
May 18, 2017 - N°20170140750

An embodiment of the present disclosure discloses a method and a system for speech recognition. The method comprises steps of intercepting a first speech segment from a monitored speech signal, analyzing the first speech segment to determine an energy spectrum; extracting characteristics of the first speech segment according to the energy spectrum, determining speech characteristics; analyzing the energy spectrum of ...
Method and system for reading fluency training
Rosetta Stone Ltd.
May 18, 2017 - N°20170140661

A non-transitory processor-readable medium stores code representing instructions to be executed by a processor. The code causes the processor to receive a request from a user of a client device to initiate a speech recognition engine for a web page displayed at the client device. In response to the request, the code causes the processor to (1) download, from a server ...
Computer speech recognition and semantic understanding from activity patterns
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc
May 18, 2017 - N°20170140041

A user activity pattern may be ascertained using signal data from a set of computing devices. The activity pattern may be used to infer user intent with regards to a user interaction with a computing device or to predict a likely future action by the user. In one implementation, a set of computing devices is monitored to detect user activities ...
Method and apparatus for keyword speech recognition
Apptek, Inc.
May 11, 2017 - N°20170133038

Phoneme images are created for keywords and audio files. The keyword images and audio file images are used to identify keywords within the audio file when the phoneme images match. Confidence scores may be determined corresponding to the match. Audio around the keywords may be stored and processed with an automatic speech recognition (asr) program to verify the keyword match ...
Systems, methods and devices for intelligent speech recognition and processing
Audimax Llc
May 11, 2017 - N°20170133037

Systems, methods, and devices for intelligent speech recognition and processing are disclosed. According to one embodiment, a method for improving intelligibility of a speech signal may include (1) at least one processor receiving an incoming speech signal comprising a plurality of sound elements; (2) the at least one processor recognizing a sound element in the incoming speech signal to improve the intelligibility ...
Speech recognition candidate selection based on non-acoustic input
International Business Machines Corporation
May 11, 2017 - N°20170133016

A method includes the following steps. A speech input is received. At least two speech recognition candidates are generated from the speech input. A scene related to the speech input is observed using one or more non-acoustic sensors. The observed scene is segmented into one or more regions. One or more properties for the one or more regions are computed. ...
Method and apparatus for context-augmented speech recognition
International Business Machines Corporation
May 11, 2017 - N°20170133015

A system includes a processor configured to receive speech-input. The processor is further configured to receive at least one location-identification. Also, the processor is configured to determine a location-related context based on the location-identification. The processor is additionally configured to access a context-related vocabulary based on the location-related context. The processor is also configured to search for word matches from ...
Systems and methods for adaptive proper name entity recognition and understanding
Promptu Systems Corporation
May 11, 2017 - N°20170133010

Various embodiments contemplate systems and methods for performing automatic speech recognition (asr) and natural language understanding (nlu) that enable high accuracy recognition and understanding of freely spoken utterances which may contain proper names and similar entities. The proper name entities may contain or be comprised wholly of words that are not present in the vocabularies of these systems as normally ...