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A conversational, natural language voice user interface may provide an integrated voice navigation services environment. The voice user interface may enable a user to make natural language requests relating to various navigation services, and further, may interact with the user in a cooperative, conversational dialogue to resolve the requests. Through dynamic awareness of context, available sources of information, domain knowledge, user behavior and preferences, and external systems and devices, among other things, the voice user interface may provide an integrated environment in which the user can speak conversationally, using natural language, to issue queries, commands, or other requests relating to the navigation services provided in the environment.

Title
System and method for providing a natural language voice user interface in an integrated voice navigation services environment
Application Number
11/954064
Publication Number
8140335 (B2)
Application Date
December 11, 2007
Publication Date
March 20, 2012
Inventor
Sam Menaker
Bellevue
WA, US
Bernie Zimmerman
Seattle
WA, US
Philippe Di Cristo
Bellevue
WA, US
Lynn Armstrong
Woodinville
WA, US
Sheetal Guttigoli
Kirkland
WA, US
Michael Tjalve
Bellevue
WA, US
Ari Salomon
Mercer Island
WA, US
Larry Baldwin
Maple Valley
WA, US
Catherine Cheung
Sammamish
WA, US
Michael R Kennewick
Bellevue
WA, US
Agent
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Assignee
VoiceBox Technologies
WA, US
IPC
G10L 15/00
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