- Exhibited at "The 2014
Users can speak using normal natural language and search results are returned vocally, allowing the destination to be set in this manner with no other actions. Users can add conditions while conversing with the unit, which understands the context and updates the search accordingly. Since the information a user wants to know is narrowed down simply by vocal interaction, the need to move one's line of sight to check the screen display is reduced, thereby contributing to safer driving.
This prototype will be displayed as a part of the
FUJITSU TEN Develops English-Version prototype of smartphone application (voice-recognition agent application). (Photo: Business Wire)
A car navigation providing this same type of search by voice interaction has already been released in
[Features of the Interactive Voice-Recognition Car Navigation Unit]
(narrowing down process).
[Sample Conversation]D:Driver A:Agent
D: Find me a Italian restaurant around here.
A: Here is what I found. There is “XXXX” in 0.3 miles from the current location.
D: I've changed my mind. I'll take Spanish instead of that.
A: Here is what I found. There is “YYYY” in 1.2 miles from the current location.
D: Navigate me.
A: Sent destination to Car Navigation.
[Features and Structure of Interactive Search]
By speaking into a specialized car-navigation microphone, users can search for facilities or weather information and receive answers vocally through the car-mounted speakers.
All processing required for voice interaction is performed at the center server in order to provide the following features.
- To execute the extraction of the speech section required as a pretreatment of speech recognition and the noise cancellation specific to in-vehicle environment, with high accuracy
- The speech recognition in natural speech utilizing a huge amount of recognition dictionary database
- To estimate the speech contents and the intent of the speaker by use of the advanced understanding capability and an inference engine
- To execute the processing corresponding to the request from the speaker by use of various contents as well as the latest and real-time information
- To send back the execution result and the search result by natural speech, using a huge amount of speech dictionary database
Voice recognition, meaning understanding, and speech synthesis analysis use an external platform.
[About FUJITSU TEN]
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