Pictures using voice commands

  • US 10,257,401 B2
  • Filed: 11/24/2015
  • Issued: 04/09/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/17/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A camera system comprising:

  • (a) a lens;

    (b) an image sensor configured to take pictures;

    (c) a controller including a control program having instructions to control and respond to a voice recognizer, the voice recognizer (i) configured to use speaker-independent voice-recognition and (ii) coupled to one or more microphones;

    (d) a non-volatile memory that stores speaker-independent information representative of a camera system-provided list of two or more English words that is designed to enable the voice recognizer to recognize the words when any user of the camera system speaks them, wherein each English word;

    (i) has its own dictionary entry and (ii) is simultaneously assigned by the control program to trigger execution of an identical sequence of operations, wherein the sequence of operations takes a picture using approximately the same delay.

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