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Title: US5995933: Configuring an audio interface contingent on sound card compatibility
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Country: US United States of America

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Inventor: Fado, Frank; Highland Beach, FL
Guasti, Peter; Coral Springs, FL
Nassiff, Amado; Boynton Beach, FL
VanBuskirk, Ronald; Indiantown, FL

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY
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Published / Filed: 1999-11-30 / 1997-10-29

Application Number: US1997000960155

IPC Code: Advanced: G06F 3/16;
IPC-7: G06F 3/16; G10L 3/00;

ECLA Code: G06F3/16M;

U.S. Class: Current: 704/270; 704/275; 715/978; 719/321;
Original: 704/270; 345/978; 395/681; 704/275;

Field of Search: 704/270,275,276,278 345/978 395/681,284,892,682

Priority Number:
1997-10-29  US1997000960155

Abstract:     A method for configuring an audio interface for a speech recognition application in a computer system comprises the steps of: (a) determining how many sound cards present in the computer system are capable of supporting speech; (b) in the event at least two of the sound cards present in the computer system are speech capable, displaying a first graphical user interface for user selection of the speech capable sound cards; and, (c) in the event only one speech capable sound card is detected, and in the event one of at least two speech capable sound cards has been user selected, determining if an audio mixer is present in the computer system.

Attorney, Agent or Firm: Quarles & Brady LLP ;

Primary / Asst. Examiners: Hudspeth, David R.; Lerner, Martin

Maintenance Status: E2 Expired  Check current status

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First Claim:
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What is claimed is:     1. A method for configuring an audio interface for a speech recognition application in a computer system, comprising the steps of:
  • (a) determining how many sound cards present in said computer system are capable of supporting speech;
  • (b) in the event at least two of said sound cards present in said computer system are speech capable, displaying a first graphical user interface for user selection of said speech capable sound cards; and,
  • (c) in the event only one speech capable sound card is detected, and in the event one of at least two speech capable sound cards has been user selected, determining if an audio mixer is present in said computer system.


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Patent  Pub.Date  Inventor Assignee   Title
Get PDF - 18pp US5519641  1996-05 Beers et al.  International Business Machines Corporation Method and apparatus for configuring plural multimedia audio cards as a local area network
Get PDF - 10pp US5630175  1997-05 Gajewski et al.  International Business Machines Corporation Surround sound system for general purpose computer using dual sound cards
Get PDF - 11pp US5715369  1998-02 Spoltman et al.  Microsoft Corporation Single processor programmable speech recognition test system
Get PDF - 7pp US5822718  1998-10 Bakis et al.  International Business Machines Corporation Device and method for performing diagnostics on a microphone
       
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