Patent Number: 7,787,907

Title: System and method for using speech recognition with a vehicle control system

Abstract: A method for accessing data files with an in-vehicle control system from a remote source over a communication link. The communication link is established between an in-vehicle control system and the remote source. The method includes: establishing the communication link between the in-vehicle control system and the remote source to facilitate retrieving the data files from the remote source to the in-vehicle control system; retrieving at least one of the data files from the remote source over the communication link, wherein each of the data files may include text and numeric data; identifying the text and numeric data of each of the data files; generating a phonemic representation of the text and numeric data of the data files; and storing the data file retrieved from a remote source in a memory device.

Inventors: Zeinstra; Mark (Holland, MI), Douthitt; Brian L. (Holland, MI), Sims; Michael J. (Zeeland, MI)

Assignee: Johnson Controls Technology Company

International Classification: H04M 1/00 (20060101); H04B 1/38 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018