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Matthew Rogers, Kim Silverman, Devang Naik, Kevin Lenzo, Benjamin Rottler: Systems and methods for text to speech synthesis. Apple, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, January 8, 2013: US08352272 (63 worldwide citation)

Algorithms for synthesizing speech used to identify media assets are provided. Speech may be selectively synthesized form text strings associated with media assets. A text string may be normalized and its native language determined for obtaining a target phoneme for providing human-sounding speech i ...


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Matthew Rogers, Kim Silverman, Devang Naik, Benjamin Rottler: Systems and methods for concatenation of words in text to speech synthesis. Apple, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, March 12, 2013: US08396714 (62 worldwide citation)

Algorithms for synthesizing speech used to identify media assets are provided. Speech may be selectively synthesized form text strings associated with media assets. A text string may be normalized and its native language determined for obtaining a target phoneme for providing human-sounding speech i ...


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David Gerald Scerbak, Gordon Edgar Gottfried, Eric Sean Pooler, Evan Matthew Rogers: Monolithic mode stripping fiber ferrule/collimator and method of making same. Electro Optics Technology, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, Kenneth R Allen, December 11, 2007: US07306376 (44 worldwide citation)

A monolithic ferrule/endcap/optical fiber structure is provided wherein an optical fiber is terminated in a ferrule and bonded by fusion to form a monolithic unit which minimizes optical loss and is typically capable of transmitting high power laser radiation, preferably on the order of 500 W and hi ...


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Kenneth Herman, Matthew Rogers, Bryan James: Systems and methods for determining the language to use for speech generated by a text to speech engine. Apple, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, February 19, 2013: US08380507 (36 worldwide citation)

Algorithms for synthesizing speech used to identify media assets are provided. Speech may be selectively synthesized from text strings associated with media assets, where each text string can be associated with a native string language (e.g., the language of the string). When several text strings ar ...


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Benjamin Rottler, Matthew Rogers, Bryan J James, Policarpo Wood, Timothy Hannon: Audio user interface for displayless electronic device. Apple, Fenwick & West, October 14, 2014: US08862252 (10 worldwide citation)

This invention is directed to an audio menu provided in an electronic device having no display. The electronic device can further include an input interface having only a single sensing element (e.g., a single button) for controlling audio playback of the device and for accessing and controlling the ...


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Kenji Konanka, Timothy Hannon, Matthew Rogers, Rishabh Bhargava: Detecting and processing button press events for performing electronic device operations. Apple, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, June 5, 2012: US08194890 (5 worldwide citation)

This is directed to processing inputs received from an input mechanism to control media playback operations and volume. The input mechanism can include a first button providing inputs by shorting an electrical circuit, and a second button providing inputs by changing the resistance or tone detected ...


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Paul Matthew Rogers, James Andrew Maxson, Ilga Celmins: Methods and apparatus for operating production facilities. General Electric Company, Armstrong Teasdale, June 20, 2006: US07065414 (3 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for operating a production system that includes a plurality of production facilities is provided. The method includes receiving, in real-time, for each facility, cost data for a first resource used by each respective facility to produce an output, receiving, in real-time, for ...


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Anthony Michael Fadell, Yoky Matsuoka, Matthew Rogers, David Sloo: Computational load distribution in an environment having multiple sensing microsystems. Google, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, July 25, 2017: US09715239 (2 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods, and related computer program products for using a distributed arrangement of wirelessly connected sensing microsystems are described. A plurality of wirelessly communicating sensing microsystems is provided, each sensing microsystem including a temperature sensor and a processor. T ...


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Daniel A Warren, Matthew Rogers, Timothy Patrick Hannon, Michael Ingrassia: Electronic device instructions provided using radio signals. Apple, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, June 24, 2014: US08761683 (1 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods, and machine-readable media are disclosed for controlling an electronic device using data transmitted over radio signals. In some embodiments, a radio source may embed instructions to control an electronic device into a radio signal. For example, the radio source may use the RDS com ...


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Anthony Michael Fadell, David Sloo, Matthew Rogers, Rangoli Sharan, Michael Matas, Yoky Matsuoka: Temperature controller with model-based time to target calculation and display. Google, Kipatrick Townsend & Stockton, September 25, 2018: US10082306

A thermostat is described for controlling air temperature in a building. The time associated with causing the controlled air temperature to reach a target temperature is estimated and displayed to a user. Input from a user indicating the target temperature can be received and the estimating and disp ...