SRI International, an independent, nonprofit research and development organization, today announced that it has been issued a second U.S. patent for its voice-to-database (V2DB) technology that enables one-step, voice-based access to items in vast, multimillion-record databases.
SRI's one-step approach allows users to receive accurate information using a natural interaction style, saving time and eliminating tedious and lengthy prompt menus used in some consumer device and call center user interfaces.
SRI's technology can work with currently available speech recognition systems, enabling fast access to frequently searched items such as contacts, song and ringtone downloads, addresses, driving directions, and catalog items [click heading for more]
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