US Patent No. 10,716,091

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR INTELLIGENT ROUTING OF NOTIFICATIONS OF INCOMING VOICE COMMUNICATION REQUESTS


Patent No. 10,716,091
Issue Date July 14, 2020
Title Systems And Methods For Intelligent Routing Of Notifications Of Incoming Voice Communication Requests
Inventorship Sravan Kumar Reddy Achamola, BN Reddy Nagar Hyderabad (IN)
Kiran Koona, Miyapur (IN)
Ravi Teja Mandavilli, Bangalore (IN)
Venkata SubbaRao Annam, Hyderabad (IN)
Tejasree Depa, Hyderabad (IN)
Prapulla Vuppu, Secunderabad (IN)
Venkata Naga Poleswara Rao Karuchula, Hyderabad (IN)
Assignee QUALCOMM Incorporated, San Diego, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,716,091

1. A method, comprising:receiving, by an electronic device, an indication of an incoming voice communication request;
in response to the indication and before requesting a connected device to output a notification:
identifying one or more devices connected to the electronic device, each of the one or more devices comprising a sensor capable of obtaining audio input,
requesting each identified device to obtain one or more voice signals using its respective sensor,
receiving, from one or more of the identified devices, sensor information based on the one or more voice signals, the sensor information indicating a correspondence of voice signal strength to relative distance for the one or more voice signals, and
based on the sensor information, selecting a device of the one or more identified devices connected to the electronic device; and
providing a signal to the selected device to output the notification indicating the incoming voice communication request.