Patent Number: 7,089,189

Title: Speech-related event notification system

Abstract: The present invention is directed to a system and method of notifying a speech related application of events generated by a speech related engine. A middleware layer receives a notification selection from the application. The notification selection is indicative of a selected notification mechanism for notifying the application of the events. The middleware component receives an event indication from the engine. The event indication is indicative of an event generated by the engine. The event indication is transferred to the application according to the selected notification mechanism.

Inventors: Lipe; Ralph (Clyde Hill, WA), Schmid; Philipp H. (Seattle, WA)

Assignee: Microsoft Corporation

International Classification: G10L 21/06 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018