US Patent No. 10,923,125

INTEGRATING LOGIC SERVICES WITH A GROUP COMMUNICATION SERVICE


Patent No. 10,923,125
Issue Date February 16, 2021
Title Integrating Logic Services With A Group Communication Service
Inventorship Greg Albrecht, San Francisco, CA (US)
Ellen Juhlin, San Francisco, CA (US)
Jesse Robbins, San Francisco, CA (US)
Justin Black, San Francisco, CA (US)
Assignee Orion Labs, Inc., San Francisco, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,923,125

1. A method comprising:operating a group communication service for facilitating user communications within a plurality of communication groups, including coordinating communications between a plurality of communication nodes associated with a plurality of users in each communication group, the method comprising:
receiving, at the group communication service via a network, a spoken message from a communication node in a communication group, the spoken message associated with the control of a networked device;
determining, at the group communication service, that the spoken message is directed to a logic service;
responsive to determining that the spoken message is directed to the logic service, translating, at the group communication service, the spoken message into an input message in a data format corresponding to the logic service;
transferring, from the group communication service, the input message to the logic service for processing by the logic service;
receiving, at the group communication service, status information from the logic service indicative of a status of the networked device; and
sending, from the group communication service, an audible announcement to the communication nodes in the communication group expressive of the status of the networked device.