Patent Number: 7,788,104

Title: Information processing terminal for notification of emotion

Abstract: The present invention is to provide an information processing terminal which can use another expression means to indicate undesirable emotions directly transmitted to a party by a method of directly expressing talking person's emotions in real time, so that the whole image of a calling status can be reviewed afterward and grasped. An information processing terminal 1 including: a voice signal output portion 102 for inputting a voice; an emotion estimation portion 201 for generating parameters of emotions from the inputted voice; and a notification portion 30, 40, 50 for giving notice of various kinds of information, wherein the information processing terminal 1 further includes an emotion specifying portion 203 for specifying an emotion expressed by a distinctive parameter of the generated parameters, and the notification portion 30, 40, 50 gives notice of the specified emotion.

Inventors: Matsuo; Hideaki (Kanagawa, JP), Nishi; Takaaki (Kanagawa, JP), Obama; Tomoko (Kanagawa, JP), Yamakawa; Yasuki (Kanagawa, JP), Sugimoto; Tetsurou (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: Panasonic Corporation

International Classification: G10L 21/06 (20060101); H04M 11/00 (20060101); G10L 15/26 (20060101); G10L 21/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018