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Pieter J Vermeulen, Robert E Savoie, Stephen Sutton, Forrest S Mozer: Method and apparatus of specifying and performing speech recognition operations. Sensory, Fountainhead Law Group P C, Chad R Walsh, May 18, 2010: US07720683 (359 worldwide citation)

A speech recognition technique is described that has the dual benefits of not requiring collection of recordings for training while using computational resources that are cost-compatible with consumer electronic products. Methods are described for improving the recognition accuracy of a recognizer b ...


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Todd F Mozer: Biometric client-server security system and method. Sensory Incorporated, Chad R Walsh, Fountainhead Law Group P C, February 3, 2009: US07487089 (160 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes a client-server security system. The client-server security system includes a client system receiving first biometric data and having a first level security authorization procedure. In one embodiment, the first biometric data is speech data and the first level security ...


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Todd F Mozer, Forrest S Mozer: Voice interface and search for electronic devices including bluetooth headsets and remote systems. Sensory, Chad R Walsh, Fountainhead Law Group P C, January 17, 2012: US08099289 (159 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for improving the interaction between a user and a small electronic device such as a Bluetooth headset are described. The use of a voice user interface in electronic devices may be used. In one embodiment, recognition processing limitations of some devices are overcome by employi ...


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Younan Lu: Systems and methods of performing speech recognition with barge-in for use in a bluetooth system. Sensory, Chad R Walsh, Fountainhead Law Group P C, February 7, 2012: US08112280 (138 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention improve methods of performing speech recognition with barge-in. In one embodiment, the present invention includes a speech recognition method comprising starting a synthesis of recorded speech, receiving a user speech input signal providing information regarding ...


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Todd F Mozer: Systems and methods of performing speech recognition using sensory inputs of human position. Sensory Incorporated, Chad R Walsh, Fountainhead Law Group P C, October 11, 2011: US08036901 (136 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention improve methods of performing speech recognition using sensory inputs of human position. In one embodiment, the present invention includes a speech recognition method comprising sensing a change in position of at least one part of a human body, selecting a recogn ...


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Todd F Mozer, Pieter J Verneulen: Background speech recognition assistant. Sensory Incorporated, Fountainhead Law Group P C, March 31, 2015: US08996381 (67 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a method receives an acoustic input signal at a speech recognizer configured to recognize the acoustic input signal in an always on mode. A set of responses based on the recognized acoustic input signal is determined and ranked based on criteria. A computing device determines if t ...


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Christoph Pohl, Diego Ricardo Rapela: Apparatus and method of customizable model import and export to and from XML schema formats. SAP, Fountainhead Law Group P C, February 7, 2012: US08112738 (36 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment the present invention includes a computer-implemented method of converting first metadata to second metadata using a mapping and custom exits. The metadata is at the M1 level and the mapping is generated based on information at the M2 level. The custom exits provide programmable ma ...


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Wei Wu, Ling Zhu: High efficiency charge pump DC to DC converter circuits and methods. Diodes, Fountainhead Law Group P C, Chad R Walsh, March 11, 2008: US07342389 (32 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment the present invention includes a voltage converter operable in both buck and boost modes. The voltage converter may only include one switched capacitor. A programmable current source, which may be implemented as a switch array, generates a current into the switch capacitor during a ...


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Ben Tarbell, Christine Concho, Soren Jensen, Zack Ardell Smith: Roof support apparatus for solar panels. SolarCity Corporation, Fountainhead Law Group P C, September 21, 2010: US07797883 (29 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, the present invention includes a roof support apparatus which may be used for securing a load to a tile-covered roof. The roof support apparatus comprises a mounting plate, a first and second attachment member, an upper support member, and a load. The mounting plate engages its ba ...


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Ahmad Mirzaei, Mohammad E Heidari, Masoud Djafari, Rahim Bagheri: High frequency divider circuits and methods. WiLinx, Fountainhead Law Group P C, Chad R Walsh, November 20, 2007: US07298183 (29 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention include circuits and methods for dividing high frequency signals. In one embodiment the present invention includes a divider circuit comprising a differential circuit having first and second inputs to receive a first differential signal, a first frequency control ...