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Telephone conference facilitator using sound signature detection

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000245516D
Publication Date: 2016-Mar-14
Document File: 7 page(s) / 341K

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Abstract

During telephone conference, especially with many participants from worldwide, the participants usually have the troubles to mute or un-mute the phone to control the speak. This invention is to introduce how to facilitate telephone conference to un-mute the phone automatically or speaker activator through voice recognition when detecting keywords or names of participants.

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Telephone conference facilitator using sound signature detection

Nowadays, people usually have the mobile devices to participate the conference calls with each other. However, during the phone call meeting, sometimes the people might just the participants and not totally focus on the meeting. How to make the meeting more efficient and help the participants more convenient by using the phone to join the meeting ?

In this invention, we introduced the method to manage the un-mute deactivator and speaker activator during phone call by voice recognition.

When during phone call meeting using mobile, sometimes we are the participants only. Actually, most of the time in such call, participants don't need to speak anything, and just need to listen. So, users always put un-mute as below. He/She just needs to say "hi" when meeting start to show the presence. He/She even doesn't need to turn on the speaker, just let the meeting goes on and hangs up the phone when time is up...

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However, things don't always go well as people think. Sometimes, you are asked to say something during this kind of meeting when the meeting host or participants call your name. But you are not aware of it. This brings unconformable experience to all the meeting participants.

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Claim point:

The disclosure is to claim voice recognition to facilitate telephone conference to un-mute the phone when detecting keywords or names of participants.

Background art:

https://www.google.com/patents/US8150044?dq= {voice+activity+detection+or+sound+activity+detection}+and+{noise+cancellation}+and+{Sound+recognition}+and+{audio+mapping}+and+{environme nt}+and+{warning+or+alert}+and+{stop+current+activity+on+device}&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CB4Q6AEwAGoVChMIitrcnNuGxgIV4eWmCh2rJgAM

Pri-art
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