Hands-free list-reading by intelligent automated assistant

  • US 10,679,605 B2
  • Filed: 06/08/2013
  • Issued: 06/09/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/18/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for providing information through a speech-enabled dialogue interface, comprising:

  • identifying a plurality of data items for presentation to a user, the plurality of data items associated with a domain-specific item type and sorted according to a particular order;

    based on the domain-specific item type, generating a speech-based overview of the plurality of data items;

    for each of the plurality of data items, generating a respective speech-based, item-specific paraphrase for the data item based on respective content of the data item; and

    providing, to a user through the speech-enabled dialogue interface, the speech-based overview, followed by the respective speech-based, item-specific paraphrases for at least a subset of the plurality of data items in the particular order.

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