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A Method and System of Providing a Conference Call Summary

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000247486D
Publication Date: 2016-Sep-09
Document File: 2 page(s) / 96K

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Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for providing a conference call summary. The method and system provides participants attending a recurring conference call with a previous conference call summary. The conference call summary may include highlights or outline of previous meeting discussions/content.

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A Method and System of Providing a Conference Call Summary

Disclosed is a method and system for providing a conference call summary. The method and system provides participants attending a recurring conference call with a previous conference call summary. The conference call summary may include highlights or outline of previous meeting discussions/content.

In an implementation, the method and system allows a host/moderator when using a conference line to enable a conference call summary functionality, so that the recording of an entire audio of the meeting takes place. Once, the recording of the meeting is completed, the method and system provides the audio file to speech recognition software to convert the audio file to a text document. The speech recognition software produces an entire transcript of the audio content from the meeting. The text document with transcript of the meeting is provided to a summarization tool. The summarization tool analyzes the text document in order to extract the important topics, action items, and conclusions from the text document to provide a summary of the conference call.

The summary is stored in a meeting ID, until the next meeting for the conference line is initiated. The participants dial in the meeting IDs with unique identifiers to distinguish conference calls on the same lines. The meeting IDs is used to determine which summary to play on the conference line since the conference line hosts multiple conferences.

When the next meeting for...