Speech recognition system for client devices having differing computing capabilities

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7698131

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20070179789A1

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11733108

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A speech-enabled internet based computing system includes a configurable speech recognition engine which allows support for client devices having differing computing capabilities. Natural language operations can also be supported as desired.

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NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.ARMONK, NY1977

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Bennett, Ian M Palo Alto, US 40 4653

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