Patent Number: 7,133,501

Title: Method and apparatus for soliciting personal voice recordings for a voice-dialing system

Abstract: A method of facilitating interaction between a user and an automated system is provided. The method includes generating a graphical user interface on a display, with the graphical user interface inviting the user to provide an input to initiate execution of an operation. Upon receipt of an input from the user, a telephone call is automatically generated or initiated from the automated system to the user. The automated system can then prompt the user as required to execute the operation.

Inventors: Herron; Daniel Thomas (Sammamish, WA), Ollason; David G. (Seattle, WA), Bhatia; Siddharth (Kirkland, WA)

Assignee: Microsoft Corporation

International Classification: H04M 1/64 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-07 0:00:00