Recent Patents in Signal Processing (October 2014) – Speaker Recognition

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Recent Patents in Signal Processing (October 2014) – Speaker Recognition

For our October 2014 issue, we cover recent patents granted in the area of speaker recognition. The section below covers patents granted recently for systems or methods which propose either new speaker recognition apporaches or utilize existing speaker recognition modules in key roles for obtaining added values for their services.

Number:  8,838,459
Title: Virtual participant-based real-time translation and transcription system for audio and video teleconferences
Inventors:  J.D.Uszkoreit, A. Venugopal, J. Schalkwyk and J.J. Estelle
Issued:  September 16, 2014
Assignee:  Google Inc.

Number:  8,832,813
Title: Voice authentication via trusted device
Inventors:  K. Cai, I. Farquhar, S. Peng, T.A. Morneau and W. Qian
Issued:  September 9, 2014
Assignee:  EMC Corporation

Number8,831,894
Title: System and method for pitch based gender identification with suspicious speaker detection
Inventors: A. Nucci
Issued: September 9, 2014

Number: 8,831,403
Title: System and method for creating customized on-demand video reports in a network environment
Inventors: D. Patil, S.K. Gannu and S. Kajarekar
Issued: September 9, 2014
Assignee: Cisco Technology, Inc.

Number: 8,825,482
Title: Audio, video, simulation, and user interface paradigms
Inventors: G. Hernandez-Abrego, X. Menendez-Pidal, S. Osman, R. Chen, R. Deshpande, C. Michaud-Wideman, R. Marks, E. Larsen and X. Mao
Issued: September 2, 2014
Assignee: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

Number: 8,825,478
Title: Real time generation of audio content summaries
Inventors: S.M. Cox, J. Janakiraman, F. Lu and L.F. Salem
Issued: September 2, 2014
Assignee: Nuance Communications, Inc.

Number: 8,819,738
Title: System and method for real-time composite broadcast with moderation mechanism for multiple media feeds
Inventors: G. Gresta
Issued: August 26, 2014
Assignee: Yottio Inc.

Number: 8,819,534
Title: Information processing system and information processing method
Inventors: T. Nagamine, Y. Andoh and K. Omura
Issued: August 26, 2014
Assignee: Fuji Xerox Co.

Number: 8,817,964
Title: Telephonic voice authentication and display
Inventors: M.J. Kim and E.T.C. Yee
Issued: August 26, 2014
Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

If you have an interesting patent to share when we next feature patents related to speaker recognition, or if you are especially interested in a signal processing research field that you would want to be highlighted in this section, please send email to Csaba Benedek (benedek.csaba AT sztaki DOT mta DOT hu).

 

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