Patents by Inventor Radek Kazbunda

Radek Kazbunda 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: 20210280167
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a method, computer system, and computer program product for customizing the rendering of a synthesized speech prompt is provided. The present invention may include extracting prosodic information from a received audio recording of a prompt by parsing the text corresponding with the prompt and generating phonetic units, aligning the phonetic units with the audio recording, and calculating, based on the alignment, prosodic values for the phonetic units. The invention may further include adapting the prosodic values to match a text-to-speech voice in use, and then synthesizing speech for the prompt based upon the adapted prosodic information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2020
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Inventors: Maria E. Smith, Radek Kazbunda, Michael Alan Picheny, Raul Fernandez