System, method and computer program product for adding voice activation and voice control to a media player

  • US 7,953,599 B2
  • Filed: 04/16/2008
  • Issued: 05/31/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/11/2005
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A computer program product embodied on a non-transitory computer-readable medium, comprising:

  • computer code for controlling a media player adapted for playing stored music, the media player capable of communicating with a memory, a speaker, and a microphone;

    computer code for initializing a plurality of program variables stored in the memory, the program variables including at least one of artists, songs, or playlists;

    computer code for receiving a trigger signal;

    computer code for receiving an utterance intended to control the media player in association with the stored music;

    computer code for verifying the utterance using the speaker;

    computer code for generating a corresponding command for the media player based on the utterance, the corresponding command selected from a command set including at least a play command, a pause command, a shuffle command, an artist command, a song command, and a playlist command; and

    computer code for channeling output of the media player;

    wherein the computer program product is operable such that the corresponding command enables wireless control of the media player.

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