Device, method, and user interface for voice-activated navigation and browsing of a document

  • US 9,495,129 B2
  • Filed: 03/12/2013
  • Issued: 11/15/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/29/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An electronic device, comprising:

  • one or more processors; and

    memory storing one or more programs for execution by the one or more processors, the one or more programs including instructions for;

    receiving a first document comprising a plurality of links;

    outputting a voice reading of at least a portion of the first document, including text associated with a link of the plurality of links;

    in response to reaching the text associated with the link, outputting spoken information related to text of a second document in addition to the voice reading of the text associated with the link;

    receiving from a user a voice command regarding the link;

    in response to receiving from the user the voice command, outputting a voice reading of at least a portion of the second document;

    after outputting the voice reading of at least a portion of the second document, outputting a voice inquiry about navigating back to the first document;

    in response to outputting the voice inquiry about navigating back to the first document, receiving from the user a voice command requesting navigation back to the first document; and

    in response to receiving from the user the voice command requesting navigation back to the first document, outputting a voice reading of one or more portions of the first document including a text, in the first document, associated with the link.

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