Patent Number: 8,442,832

Title: Apparatus for context awareness and method using the same

Abstract: An apparatus for context awareness includes: a voice-based recognition unit that recognizes a user's emotional state on the basis of a voice signal; a motion-based recognition unit that recognizes the user's emotional state on the basis of a motion; a position recognition unit that recognizes a location where the user is positioned; and a mergence-recognition unit that recognizes a user's context by analyzing the recognition results of the voice-based recognition unit, the motion-based recognition unit, and the position recognition unit. Accordingly, it is possible to rapidly and accurately accidents or dangerous contexts caused to a user.

Inventors: Jung; Younggiu (Daejeon, KR), Han; Munsung (Daejeon, KR), Ryoo; Dongwan (Daejeon, KR), Bae; Changseok (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Jintae (Daejeon, KR)

Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute

International Classification: G10L 21/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2021-05-14 0:00:00