Using event alert text as input to an automated assistant

  • US 9,117,447 B2
  • Filed: 12/21/2012
  • Issued: 08/25/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/08/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for operating an automated assistant, comprising:

  • at an electronic device comprising a processor and memory storing instructions for execution by the processor;

    detecting, by the automated assistant, an event alert issued by an application or a web-based service, wherein the event alert comprises context data;

    in response to detecting the event alert, prompting a user for input based at least in part on the context data of the event alert;

    identifying at least one task based at least in part on the context data of the event alert;

    performing the identified task using the user input; and

    providing an output to the user, wherein the output is related to the performance of the identified task.

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