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Robert A Kennewick, David Locke, Michael R Kennewick Sr, Michael R Kennewick Jr, Richard Kennewick, Tom Freeman, Stephen F Elston: Mobile systems and methods for responding to natural language speech utterance. VoiceBox Technologies, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, April 6, 2010: US07693720 (403 worldwide citation)

Mobile systems and methods that overcomes the deficiencies of prior art speech-based interfaces for telematics applications through the use of a complete speech-based information query, retrieval, presentation and local or remote command environment. This environment makes significant use of context ...


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Chris Weider, Richard Kennewick, Mike Kennewick, Philippe Di Cristo, Robert A Kennewick, Samuel Menaker, Lynn Elise Armstrong: Mobile systems and methods of supporting natural language human-machine interactions. VoiceBox Technologies, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LL, May 24, 2011: US07949529 (373 worldwide citation)

A mobile system is provided that includes speech-based and non-speech-based interfaces for telematics applications. The mobile system identifies and uses context, prior information, domain knowledge, and user specific profile data to achieve a natural environment for users that submit requests and/o ...


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Robert A Kennewick, David Locke, Michael R Kennewick Sr, Michael R Kennewick Jr, Richard Kennewick, Tom Freeman: Systems and methods for responding to natural language speech utterance. VoiceBox Technologies, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, July 8, 2008: US07398209 (248 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for receiving natural language queries and/or commands and execute the queries and/or commands. The systems and methods overcomes the deficiencies of prior art speech query and response systems through the application of a complete speech-based information query, retrieval, prese ...


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Robert A Kennewick, David Locke, Michael R Kennewick Sr, Michael R Kennewick Jr, Richard Kennewick, Tom Freeman: Systems and methods for processing natural language speech utterances with context-specific domain agents. VoiceBox Technologies, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, September 6, 2011: US08015006 (217 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for receiving natural language queries and/or commands and execute the queries and/or commands. The systems and methods overcomes the deficiencies of prior art speech query and response systems through the application of a complete speech-based information query, retrieval, prese ...


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Philippe Di Cristo, Min Ke, Robert A Kennewick, Lynn Elise Armstrong: Systems and methods for responding to natural language speech utterance. VoiceBox Technologies, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, December 29, 2009: US07640160 (212 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for receiving speech and non-speech communications of natural language questions and/or commands, transcribing the speech and non-speech communications to textual messages, and executing the questions and/or commands. The invention applies context, prior information, ...


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Philippe Di Cristo, Chris Weider, Robert A Kennewick: System and method of supporting adaptive misrecognition in conversational speech. VoiceBox Technologies, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, November 17, 2009: US07620549 (206 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided for receiving speech and/or non-speech communications of natural language questions and/or commands and executing the questions and/or commands. The invention provides a conversational human-machine interface that includes a conversational speech analyzer, a general ...


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Tom Freeman, Mike Kennewick: System and method for selecting and presenting advertisements based on natural language processing of voice-based input. VoiceBox Technologies, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, October 19, 2010: US07818176 (191 worldwide citation)

A system and method for selecting and presenting advertisements based on natural language processing of voice-based inputs is provided. A user utterance may be received at an input device, and a conversational, natural language processor may identify a request from the utterance. At least one advert ...


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Robert A Kennewick, Min Ke, Michael Tjalve, Philippe Di Cristo: Dynamic speech sharpening. VoiceBox Technologies, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, December 15, 2009: US07634409 (191 worldwide citation)

An enhanced system for speech interpretation is provided. The system may include receiving a user verbalization and generating one or more preliminary interpretations of the verbalization by identifying one or more phonemes in the verbalization. An acoustic grammar may be used to map the phonemes to ...


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Robert A Kennewick, David Locke, Michael R Kennewick Sr, Michael R Kennewick Jr, Richard Kennewick, Tom Freeman: Systems and methods for responding to natural language speech utterance. VoiceBox Technologies, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, March 10, 2009: US07502738 (191 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for receiving natural language queries and/or commands and execute the queries and/or commands. The systems and methods overcomes the deficiencies of prior art speech query and response systems through the application of a complete speech-based information query, retrieval, prese ...


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Larry Baldwin, Tom Freeman, Michael Tjalve, Blane Ebersold, Chris Weider: System and method for a cooperative conversational voice user interface. VoiceBox Technologies, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, December 6, 2011: US08073681 (189 worldwide citation)

A cooperative conversational voice user interface is provided. The cooperative conversational voice user interface may build upon short-term and long-term shared knowledge to generate one or more explicit and/or implicit hypotheses about an intent of a user utterance. The hypotheses may be ranked ba ...