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A system and method for an integrated, multi-modal, multi-device natural language voice services environment may be provided. In particular, the environment may include a plurality of voice-enabled devices each having intent determination capabilities for processing multi-modal natural language inputs in addition to knowledge of the intent determination capabilities of other devices in the environment. Further, the environment may be arranged in a centralized manner, a distributed peer-to-peer manner, or various combinations thereof. As such, the various devices may cooperate to determine intent of multi-modal natural language inputs, and commands, queries, or other requests may be routed to one or more of the devices best suited to take action in response thereto.

Title
System and method for an integrated, multi-modal, multi-device natural language voice services environment
Application Number
12/127343
Publication Number
8589161 (B2)
Application Date
May 27, 2008
Publication Date
November 19, 2013
Inventor
Chris Weider
Seattle
WA, US
Robert A Kennewick
Seattle
WA, US
Agent
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Assignee
VoiceBox Technologies
WA, US
IPC
G10L 15/18
G10L 15/00
G10L 15/04
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