Patent Number: 6,490,563

Title: Proofreading with text to speech feedback

Abstract: A computer implemented system and method of proofreading text in a computer system includes receiving text from a user into a text editing module. At least a portion of the text is converted to an audio signal upon the detection of an indicator, the indicator defining a boundary in the text by either being embodied therein or comprising delays in receiving text. The audio signal is played through a speaker to the user to provide feedback.

Inventors: Hon; Hsiao-Wuen (Woodinville, WA), Li; Dong (Beijing, CN), Huang; Xuedong (Woodinville, WA), Ju; Yun-Chen (Bellevue, WA), Zhang; Xianghui Sean (Beijing, CN)

Assignee: Microsoft Corporation

International Classification: G06F 17/28 (20060101); G06F 17/27 (20060101); G10L 013/08 (); G06K 009/62 ()

Expiration Date: 12/03/2019