US 9,812,132 B2
Acoustic map command contextualization and device control
Stéphane Vandroux, Paris (FR); Mireille Haddad, Villejuif (FR); and Patrice Riou, Fontenay aux Roses (FR)
Assigned to GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, Schenectady, NY (US)
Filed by GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, Schenectady, NY (US)
Filed on Dec. 31, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/986,613.
Prior Publication US 2017/0194008 A1, Jul. 6, 2017
Int. Cl. G10L 21/00 (2013.01); G10L 17/22 (2013.01); G10L 15/18 (2013.01); G10L 15/00 (2013.01); G10L 21/028 (2013.01); G10L 25/93 (2013.01); G10L 15/22 (2006.01)
CPC G10L 17/22 (2013.01) [G10L 15/005 (2013.01); G10L 15/1822 (2013.01); G10L 21/028 (2013.01); G10L 25/93 (2013.01); G10L 2015/223 (2013.01)] 19 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A system comprising:
acoustical sensors disposed as an array, coupled to an analog to digital converter and a digital data output transceiver, forming an acoustic array sensor;
at least one acoustic array sensor operatively connected to an audio analysis processor;
the audio analysis processor operatively connected to a command database and a control module;
the command and control module operatively connected to one or more automated machines;
wherein multiple array sensors are distributed throughout a designated control area.