Patent Number: 6,401,065

Title: Intelligent keyboard interface with use of human language processing

Abstract: An intelligent use-friendly keyboard interface that is easily adaptable for wide variety of functions and features, and also adaptable to reduced size portable computers. Speech recognition and semantic processing for controlling and interpreting multiple symbols are used in conjunction with programmable switches with embedded LCD displays. Hidden Markov models are employed to interpret a combination of voice and keyboard input.

Inventors: Kanevsky; Dimitri (Ossining, NY), Maes; Stephane (Danbury, CT), Pickover; Clifford A. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Zlatsin; Alexander (Yorktown Heights, NY)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G10L 15/00 (20060101); G10L 15/26 (20060101); G06F 3/023 (20060101); G10L 015/14 (); G10L 015/22 ()

Expiration Date: 06/04/2019