Patent Number: 7,043,427

Title: Apparatus and method for speech recognition

Abstract: An apparatus and a method for speech recognition are provided, by which, whereby the speech is optionally input via a microphone (14) close to the speaker or a microphone (20) remote from the speaker. A correction unit (15) is connected into the transmission channel (12) with microphone (14) close to the speaker, the correction unit modifying the electrical speech signal in such a way that it contains room transmission characteristics.

Inventors: Kern; Ralf (Bocholt, DE), Pflaum; Karl-Heinz (Bocholt, DE)

Assignee: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

International Classification: G10L 21/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/09/02018