Providing an indication of the suitability of speech recognition

  • US 10,453,443 B2
  • Filed: 08/22/2018
  • Issued: 10/22/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/30/2014
  • 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 speech input from a user;

    determine whether the speech input includes a spoken trigger;

    in response to determining that the speech input includes a spoken trigger, obtain audio input from an acoustic environment;

    while producing speech recognition results by performing speech recognition on the audio input, determine a speech recognition suitability value based on the audio input; and

    in accordance with a determination that the speech recognition suitability value does not satisfy a predetermined criterion, provide an output to indicate that the acoustic environment is not suitable for performing speech recognition.

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