US 11,657,812 B2
Message playback using a shared device
Christo Frank Devaraj, Seattle, WA (US); Brian Oliver, Seattle, WA (US); Sumedha Arvind Kshirsagar, Seattle, WA (US); Gregory Michael Hart, Mercer Island, WA (US); and Ran Mokady, Seattle, WA (US)
Assigned to Amazon Technologies, Inc., Seattle, WA (US)
Filed by Amazon Technologies, Inc., Seattle, WA (US)
Filed on Sep. 24, 2020, as Appl. No. 17/30,445.
Application 17/030,445 is a continuation of application No. 16/251,901, filed on Jan. 18, 2019, granted, now 10,811,012.
Application 16/251,901 is a continuation of application No. 15/392,810, filed on Dec. 28, 2016, granted, now 10,186,266, issued on Jan. 22, 2019.
Prior Publication US 2021/0110823 A1, Apr. 15, 2021
Int. Cl. G10L 15/00 (2013.01); G10L 15/22 (2006.01); G06F 3/16 (2006.01); G10L 15/26 (2006.01); G06F 16/683 (2019.01); H04L 51/226 (2022.01); H04L 67/63 (2022.01); G10L 13/08 (2013.01); G10L 15/02 (2006.01); G10L 15/18 (2013.01); G10L 17/06 (2013.01); G10L 17/22 (2013.01); G10L 17/00 (2013.01); H04L 51/02 (2022.01)
CPC G10L 15/22 (2013.01) [G06F 3/167 (2013.01); G06F 16/685 (2019.01); G10L 13/08 (2013.01); G10L 15/02 (2013.01); G10L 15/1815 (2013.01); G10L 15/26 (2013.01); G10L 17/06 (2013.01); G10L 17/22 (2013.01); H04L 51/226 (2022.05); H04L 67/63 (2022.05); G10L 17/00 (2013.01); G10L 2015/223 (2013.01); H04L 51/02 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A computer-implemented method, comprising:
receiving audio data corresponding to a first natural language request to send a message;
processing the audio data to determine language processing data;
processing the audio data to determine at least one vocal characteristic of the first natural language request;
based on the at least one vocal characteristic, determining an importance of the message;
using the language processing data and the importance of the message, determining second data representing how the message is to be sent;
determining a first messaging account identifier corresponding to a recipient of the message; and
causing the message to be sent based at least in part on the first messaging account identifier and the second data.