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Christopher Brian Fleizach, Reginald Dean Hudson: Intelligent text-to-speech conversion. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, April 5, 2016: US09305543 (17 worldwide citation)

Techniques for improved text-to-speech processing are disclosed. The improved text-to-speech processing can convert text from an electronic document into an audio output that includes speech associated with the text as well as audio contextual cues. One aspect provides audio contextual cues to the l ...


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Christopher Brian Fleizach, Reginald Dean Hudson: Intelligent text-to-speech conversion. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, March 31, 2015: US08996376 (13 worldwide citation)

Techniques for improved text-to-speech processing are disclosed. The improved text-to-speech processing can convert text from an electronic document into an audio output that includes speech associated with the text as well as audio contextual cues. One aspect provides audio contextual cues to the l ...


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Christopher Brian Fleizach, Eric Taylor Seymour, Reginald Dean Hudson: Devices, methods, and graphical user interfaces for accessibility using a touch-sensitive surface. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, April 14, 2015: US09009612 (10 worldwide citation)

A method is performed by an accessible electronic device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface. The method includes: displaying a plurality of user interface elements on the display, wherein a current focus is on a first user interface element; detecting a first finger gesture on the touch-se ...


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Christopher Brian Fleizach, Eric Taylor Seymour: Devices, methods, and graphical user interfaces for accessibility using a touch-sensitive surface. Apple, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, July 23, 2013: US08493344 (10 worldwide citation)

An accessibility method is performed by an electronic device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface. The method includes: displaying a plurality of user interface elements on the display; in response to detecting a first user interface navigation gesture by a finger on the touch-sensitive surf ...


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Christopher Brian Fleizach, Thomas Robert Gruber: Device, method, and user interface for voice-activated navigation and browsing of a document. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, November 15, 2016: US09495129 (7 worldwide citation)

The electronic device with one or more processors and memory receives a first document including a plurality of links. The electronic device outputs a voice reading of at least a portion of the first document, and outputs audible information identifying a link of the plurality of links. In response ...


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Christopher Brian Fleizach, Reginald Hudson: Devices, methods, and graphical user interfaces for accessibility via a touch-sensitive surface. Apple, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, April 22, 2014: US08707195 (6 worldwide citation)

An accessible electronic device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface: displays a first plurality of user-selectable objects; detects a finger contact on the touch-sensitive surface; detects movement of the finger contact across the touch sensitive surface to an activation region that corresp ...


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Christopher Brian Fleizach, Reginald Dean Hudson: Intelligent text-to-speech conversion. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, April 18, 2017: US09626955 (5 worldwide citation)

Techniques for improved text-to-speech processing are disclosed. The improved text-to-speech processing can convert text from an electronic document into an audio output that includes speech associated with the text as well as audio contextual cues. One aspect provides audio contextual cues to the l ...


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Christopher Brian Fleizach, Eric Taylor Seymour: Devices, methods, and graphical user interfaces for accessibility using a touch-sensitive surface. Apple, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, March 25, 2014: US08681106 (4 worldwide citation)

An accessibility method is performed by an electronic device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface. The method includes: mapping at least a first portion of the display to the touch-sensitive surface; concurrently displaying a plurality of user interface containers on the display; detecting a ...


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Christopher Brian Fleizach, Darren C Minifie: Handling speech synthesis of content for multiple languages. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, November 1, 2016: US09483461 (3 worldwide citation)

Techniques that enable a user to select, from among multiple languages, a language to be used for performing text-to-speech conversion. In some embodiments, upon determining that multiple languages may be used to perform text-to-speech conversion for a portion of text, the multiple languages may be ...


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Thomas Andrew Cooke Dale, Christopher Brian Fleizach: Control selection approximation. Apple, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, October 8, 2013: US08552999 (2 worldwide citation)

A method includes displaying a user interface of an application on a device's touch-sensitive display. The user interface includes a plurality of regions, including a respective region at a respective hierarchy level. The respective region has two or more child regions at a hierarchy level below the ...