Competing devices responding to voice triggers

  • US 9,721,566 B2
  • Filed: 08/31/2015
  • Issued: 08/01/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/08/2015
  • Status: Active Grant
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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 a first electronic device with a display, a first microphone, cause the first electronic device to:

  • sample an audio input using the first microphone;

    in accordance with the sampling of the audio input using the first microphone, send stop instructions to a second electronic device with a second microphone, the second electronic device external to the first electronic device,wherein the second electronic device is configured to respond to the audio input received using the second microphone, andwherein the stop instructions instruct the second electronic device to forgo responding to the audio input received using the second microphone, wherein responding to the audio input received using the second microphone comprises providing perceptible output.

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