Patent published on July 6, 2023
Apple's New Patent Introduces Intelligent Automated Assistant for Video Communication Sessions
For many of us, the idea of a digital assistant that can help us with video communication sessions sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie. However, this might soon become a reality as Apple has recently filed a patent for an intelligent automated assistant that can help with video communication sessions.
The patent, filed on January 26th 2021 and assigned to Apple Inc., describes an intelligent automated assistant with the ability to interact with users in a video communication session. The patent explains that the assistant will be able to receive voice input from one user and context information from both users, and then send a response back to the other user.
The patent also includes information about how the assistant will be able to use natural language processing and natural language understanding to interact with the user. This means that the assistant will be able to understand spoken language, as well as written language.
What makes this assistant so advanced is that it will be able to understand the context of the conversation and use this to provide a more appropriate response. For example, if two people are discussing a movie, the assistant will be able to recognize this and provide information related to the movie.
This technology could be particularly useful in business and education settings. For example, in a business meeting, the assistant could provide real-time information and help to keep the conversation on track. In a classroom setting, the assistant could provide additional information about a particular topic and help to engage students in the conversation.
The patent also explains that the assistant will be able to access other systems and services, such as a calendar, to provide more information. This could be useful in a business setting, as the assistant could provide information about upcoming meetings and events.
Although this patent has been filed, there is no way of knowing for sure if this technology will actually make it to market. Apple has filed patents for a wide range of technologies in the past, some of which have never made it to market. It is possible that Apple is simply exploring the possibilities of this technology, so it is difficult to say what the future holds.
Nevertheless, this patent is an exciting development that could potentially revolutionize video communication sessions. With the help of an intelligent automated assistant, users could have more efficient and productive conversations. It could also open up new possibilities in areas such as business and education.
Apple has not officially commented on the patent, but it could be a sign of things to come. As technology continues to advance, it is likely that we will see more automated assistants making their way into our lives. For now, we can only wait and see what the future holds.
This patent, US20230215435A1, filed by Apple Inc., is an interesting development that could potentially revolutionize the way we communicate with each other. While there is no guarantee that this patent will come to fruition, it is an exciting concept that might soon become commonplace. If the technology does make it to market, it could help us to have more efficient and productive conversations. Only time will tell what the future holds for this patent.