Device access using voice authentication

  • US 10,417,405 B2
  • Filed: 09/11/2018
  • Issued: 09/17/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/21/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing one or more programs, the one or more programs comprising instructions, which when executed by one or more processors of an electronic device, cause the electronic device to:

  • receive a first speech input at the electronic device, the first speech input including a command associated with a feature of the electronic device;

    while generating an initial text-independent voiceprint based on the first speech input, determine an action corresponding to the command;

    store the generated text-independent voice print;

    provide access to the feature of the device according to the command;

    receive a second speech input at the electronic device; and

    determine whether voice characteristics of the second speech input match voice characteristics of the stored text-independent voice print.

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