Audio menus describing media contents of media players

  • US 7,831,432 B2
  • Filed: 09/29/2006
  • Issued: 11/09/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/29/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A computer-implemented method for creating an audio menu describing media content of a media player, the method comprising:

  • retrieving metadata describing the media files managed by the media player, further comprising;

    retrieving an extensible markup language (‘

    XML’

    ) metadata file describing the media files managed by the media player;

    identifying in dependence upon the XML metadata file an organization of the media files managed by the media player;

    converting at least a portion of the metadata to speech, including converting metadata describing a particular media file managed by media player to speech;

    creating one or more media files for the audio menu; and

    saving the speech in the audio portion of the one or more media files for the audio menu, further comprising saving the speech according to the organization of the media files managed by the media player.

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