Intelligent automated assistant

  • US 10,553,215 B2
  • Filed: 07/02/2018
  • Issued: 02/04/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/23/2016
  • 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 device to:

  • sample, via a microphone of the electronic device, an audio input;

    wherein the audio input comprises a spoken trigger;

    in response to sampling the audio input, provide, via a speaker of the electronic device, an audio output indicative of a state of an automated assistant;

    while providing the audio output indicative of a state of the automated assistant;

    receive a natural language speech input;

    derive a representation of user intent based on the natural language speech input;

    perform a task based on the user intent; and

    output, via a speaker of the electronic device, one or more results based on the performed task;

    after outputting the one or more results, cease to provide the audio output;

    within a predetermined duration after ceasing to provide the audio output, receive a second audio input, wherein the second audio input does not comprise the spoken trigger;

    derive a representation of another user intent based on the second audio input; and

    perform another task based on the another user intent.

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