Voice interaction at a primary device to access call functionality of a companion device

  • US 10,720,160 B2
  • Filed: 07/08/2019
  • Issued: 07/21/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/01/2018
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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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 with a speaker, cause the electronic device to:

  • receive a user utterance representing a request for call-related information stored on a companion device;

    cause a server to determine, based on the user utterance, a user intent of providing call-related information;

    receive, from the server, a command representing a task to satisfy the user intent of providing call-related information;

    determine, based on the command and contextual information, that the companion device is to execute the command;

    in accordance with a determination that the companion device is to execute the command, provide instructions to the companion device to retrieve the call-related information and send the call-related information to the electronic device; and

    in accordance with the instructions successfully causing the companion device to retrieve and send the call-related information to the electronic device, provide an audio output at the speaker, wherein the audio output includes the call-related information received from the companion device.

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