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(11)EP 4 047 497 A3

(12)EUROPEAN PATENT APPLICATION

(88)Date of publication A3:
28.09.2022 Bulletin 2022/39

(43)Date of publication A2:
24.08.2022 Bulletin 2022/34

(21)Application number: 22161101.5

(22)Date of filing:  13.05.2015
(51)International Patent Classification (IPC): 
G06F 21/32(2013.01)
H04L 9/40(2022.01)
G10L 15/22(2006.01)
G10L 17/00(2013.01)
H04W 12/06(2021.01)
(52)Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC):
G06F 21/32; G06F 2221/2111; H04L 63/0861; H04W 12/06; G10L 17/00; G10L 2015/223
(84)Designated Contracting States:
AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR

(30)Priority: 18.07.2014 US 201414335380

(62)Application number of the earlier application in accordance with Art. 76 EPC:
15725176.0 / 3129982

(71)Applicant: Google LLC
Mountain View, CA 94043 (US)

(72)Inventors:
  • GUEVARA, Raziel Alvarez
    Mountain View, California 94043 (US)
  • HANSSON, Othar
    Mountain View, California 94043 (US)

(74)Representative: Pediani, Steven Peter 
Marks & Clerk LLP 1 New York Street
Manchester M1 4HD
Manchester M1 4HD (GB)

  


(54)SPEAKER VERIFICATION USING CO-LOCATION INFORMATION


(57) Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for identifying a user in a multi-user environment. One of the methods includes receiving, by a first user device, an audio signal encoding an utterance, obtaining, by the first user device, a first speaker model for a first user of the first user device, obtaining, by the first user device for a second user of a second user device that is co-located with the first user device, a second speaker model for the second user or a second score that indicates a respective likelihood that the utterance was spoken by the second user, and determining, by the first user device, that the utterance was spoken by the first user using (i) the first speaker model and the second speaker model or (ii) the first speaker model and the second score.







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