This disclosure describes techniques to use a combination of voice based input with other input mechanism in human-computer interfaces. The techniques enable users to utilize in real-time, the suitable input mode(s) in a given context, without having to switch between input modes. With user permission, speech analysis techniques are utilized to analyze user speech and detect when speech includes user instructions, and to determine corresponding actions to be performed. By enabling simultaneous user input via multiple modes, the techniques facilitate effective navigation of complex tasks performed using a computing device.
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Feuz, Sandro and Deselaers, Thomas, "Simultaneous multimodal user interface", Technical Disclosure Commons, (February 23, 2018)