Patent Number: 6,253,184

Title: Interactive voice controlled copier apparatus

Abstract: A photocopying machine provides the typical capabilities of paper storage, transport reproduction and copy outputting. An electrical circuit stores a plurality of English language inventory human voice commands and a plurality of machine voice responses. A microphone receives each action-request human voice command compares each action-request human voice command with each one of the inventory human voice commands in turn until a match is found and then selects each machine voice response, from the plurality of machine voice responses, corresponding to each said match. An audible message is generated corresponding to each selected machine voice response. When a complete command is received the copying machine responds accordingly.

Inventors: Ruppert; Jon (Morgan Hill, CA)


International Classification: G03G 15/00 (20060101); G10L 15/26 (20060101); G10L 15/00 (20060101); G10L 015/22 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018