09318108 is referenced by 36 patents and cites 3729 patents.

An intelligent automated assistant system engages with the user in an integrated, conversational manner using natural language dialog, and invokes external services when appropriate to obtain information or perform various actions. The system can be implemented using any of a number of different platforms, such as the web, email, smartphone, and the like, or any combination thereof. In one embodiment, the system is based on sets of interrelated domains and tasks, and employs additional functionally powered by external services with which the system can interact.

Title
Intelligent automated assistant
Application Number
12/987982
Publication Number
9318108 (B2)
Application Date
January 10, 2011
Publication Date
April 19, 2016
Inventor
Harry Joseph Saddler
Berkeley
CA, US
Marcello Bastea Forte
New York
NY, US
Richard Donald Giuli
Arroyo Grande
CA, US
Christopher Dean Brigham
San Jose
CA, US
Didier Rene Guzzoni
Mont-sur-Rolle
CH
Dag Kittlaus
San Jose
CA, US
Adam John Cheyer
Oakland
CA, US
Thomas Robert Gruber
Emerald Hills
CA, US
Agent
Morrison & Foerster
Assignee
Apple
CA, US
IPC
G10L 21/06
G10L 15/26
G06F 9/54
G06F 3/16
G06F 17/28
G10L 15/22
G06F 17/30
G10L 15/18
G10L 21/00
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