US 11,057,734 B2
Geospecific information system and method
Vincenzo A. Iannotti, Montreal (CA); Lior Ben-Gigi, Hampstead (CA); Slawek Jarosz, Senneville (CA); and David Ardman, Cote Saint Luc (CA)
Assigned to Cerence Operating Company, Burlington, MA (US)
Filed on Nov. 12, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/681,228.
Application 16/681,228 is a continuation of application No. 15/863,528, filed on Jan. 5, 2018, abandoned.
Prior Publication US 2020/0154233 A1, May 14, 2020
Int. Cl. H04W 4/021 (2018.01); H04W 4/48 (2018.01); G06F 16/29 (2019.01); H04W 4/02 (2018.01); H04W 4/40 (2018.01); H04W 4/44 (2018.01)
CPC H04W 4/021 (2013.01) [G06F 16/29 (2019.01); H04W 4/02 (2013.01); H04W 4/40 (2018.02); H04W 4/44 (2018.02); H04W 4/48 (2018.02)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A computer-implemented method executed on an infotainment system that is installed in a vehicle, said infotainment system comprising a wireless interface for connecting to a mobile phone, said method comprising said infotainment system executing the steps of: determining that a received utterance is a request for information concerning a geographically-proximate entity; determining a location of the vehicle; determining a direction-of-interest of an occupant of the vehicle, the direction-of-interest being a direction towards the geographically-proximate entity, wherein determining the direction-of-interest comprises determining a direction in which the occupant's eyes are looking; and; and-in response to the utterance, identifying the geographically-proximate entity based at least in part on the vehicle's location and the direction-of-interest.