Patents by Inventor Michael L. Shire

Michael L. Shire has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20140032216
    Abstract: A method for a portable device includes receiving a spoken utterance of a word or phrase, generating a plurality of alternative pronunciations of the spoken utterance, scoring one or more pronunciations of the plurality of alternative pronunciations using the spoken utterance, and updating a lexicon with at least one scored pronunciation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2013
    Publication date: January 30, 2014
    Applicant: Nuance Communications, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel L. Roth, Laurence S. Gillick, Michael L. Shire