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Daniel Coffman, Liam D Comerford, Steven DeGennaro, Edward A Epstein, Ponani Gopalakrishnan, Stephane H Maes, David Nahamoo: Conversational computing via conversational virtual machine. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, Anne V Dougherty Esq, December 20, 2011: US08082153 (202 worldwide citation)

A method for conversational computing includes executing code embodying a conversational virtual machine, registering a plurality of input/output resources with a conversational kernel, providing an interface between a plurality of active applications and the conversational kernel processing input/o ...


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Hideki Hashimoto, Yoshifumi Nagata, Shigenobu Seto, Yoichi Takebayashi, Hideaki Shinchi, Koji Yamaguchi: Speech recognition interface system suitable for window systems and speech mail systems. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Foley & Lardner, May 20, 1997: US05632002 (166 worldwide citation)

A speech recognition interface system capable of handling a plurality of application programs simultaneously, and realizing convenient speech input and output modes which are suitable for the applications in the window systems and the speech mail systems. The system includes a speech recognition uni ...


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John C Mitchell, Alan James Heard, Steven Norman Corbett, Nicholas John Daniel: Automated proofreading using interface linking recognized words to their audio data while text is being changed. AllVoice Computing, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, August 25, 1998: US05799273 (163 worldwide citation)

Data processing apparatus is disclosed for receiving recognition data from a speech recognition engine and its corresponding dictated audio data where the recognition data includes recognised words or characters. A display displays the recognised words or characters and the recognised words or chara ...


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James Durward, Jonathan Levine, Michael Nemeth, Jerry Prettegiani, Ian T Tweedie: Virtual reality network with selective distribution and updating of data to reduce bandwidth requirements. Virtual Universe Corporation, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 19, 1997: US05659691 (162 worldwide citation)

A virtual reality system has a database for defining one or more three-dimensional virtual spaces. A communication unit establishes a communication between the database and a user, and a data communication unit communicates data from the database to the user so that the user's computer may display a ...


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David Norris, Jeffrey M Blumenthal, Geoffrey E Brehmer, Glen W Brown, Carlin Dru Cabler, Ryan Feemster, David Guercio, Dale E Gulick, Larry D Hewitt, Michael Hogan, Alfredo R Linz, Paul G Schnizlein, Martin P Soques, Michael E Spak, David N Suggs, Alan T Torok: Monolithic PC audio circuit with enhanced digital wavetable audio synthesizer. Advanced Micro Devices, Fulbright & Jaworski L, August 19, 1997: US05659466 (159 worldwide citation)

A digital wavetable audio synthesizer is described. The synthesizer can generate up to 32 high-quality audio digital signals or voices, including delay-based effects, at either a 44.1 KHz sample rate or at sample rates compatible with a prior art wavetable synthesizer. The synthesizer includes an ad ...


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Cary L Bates, Brian J Cragun, Robert J Donovan, William Jaaskelainen, Jeffrey M Ryan, Bryan L Striemer: Aural position indicating mechanism for viewable objects. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven W Roth, July 2, 1996: US05533182 (156 worldwide citation)

Three separate methods are used to provide the user with sounds that help the user understand where a particular current position is relative to a "location of interest" (LOI) within the viewable object. First, the user is able to use sound marks to mark specific LOIs within viewable objects so that ...


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Steven P Russell, Michael V McCusker: Method and apparatus for managing information. Riverrun Technology, Feix & Feix, June 11, 1996: US05526407 (136 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for recording, categorizing, organizing, managing and retrieving speech information obtains a speech stream; stores the speech stream in at least a temporary storage; provides a visual representation of portions of the speech stream to the user; categorizes portions of a speec ...


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Thomas Dowdy, David Heller, Anne Jones: Media manager with integrated browsers. Apple, August 25, 2009: US07581186 (128 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems that improve the way media is played, sorted, modified, stored and cataloged are disclosed. One aspect relates to a browse window that allows a user to navigate through and select images that are related to media items. Another aspect relates to a graphical user interface of a me ...


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Bojana Ostojic, Christopher A Glein, Mark R Gibson, William H Vong, William T Flora, Benjamin N Alton, Mark S Newell: Media user interface gallery control. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, July 20, 2010: US07761812 (117 worldwide citation)

Outputting a user interface having a list of a plurality of representations of media items on a display of a computing device is presented. In one embodiment, a center locking region (CLR) is defined in the user interface and covers a portion of the plurality of representations, wherein navigation f ...


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Jason Krikorian, Blake Krikorian: Capturing and sharing media content. Sling Media, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, July 5, 2011: US07975062 (109 worldwide citation)

A media device allows users to watch and capture portions from a media stream. Users may then share the captured media content with other users. In one embodiment, the media device receives a media stream, plays the media stream, and caches a portion of the media stream as it is being played. A user ...