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US-8,219,384 Acoustic model adaptation using geographic information
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for enhancing speech recognition accuracy. In one aspect, a...
US-8,219,149 Mobile communication terminal
A mobile communication apparatus capable of presenting themes, a telecommunication system comprising a such apparatus, and a corresponding method are disclosed....
US-8,218,941 Method and system to transfer video from a video source to optical media
A method and system to control at least one audio/video recording system. A first embodiment is a method to control at least one audio/video recording system....
US-8,218,902 Portable electronic device position sensing circuit
An electronic device includes a position sensing circuit that receives a tone from an audio signal output, modifies the tone, and returns the modified tone to...
US-8,218,805 Wireless speaker system for use with ceiling fans
A multi-channel wireless speaker system to be used with ceiling fans wherein the audio source generator can be one of many medias, not limited by the following:...
US-8,218,802 Hearing aid having an occlusion reduction unit and method for occlusion reduction
A method is described for reduction of occlusion effects in an acoustic appliance which closes an auditory channel, wherein an audio signal in the transmission...
US-8,218,799 Non-occluding audio headset positioned in the ear canal
A compact audio speaker assembly that fits into the ear canal without occluding the ear canal, thus allowing ambient sounds to be heard along with the audio...
US-8,218,793 Apparatus and muting circuit
An apparatus and a muting circuit. The apparatus comprises an amplifier, a mute circuit, a pull-down circuit, and a power detection circuit. The amplifier...
US-8,218,792 Autonomous mixer for devices capable of storing and playing audio signals
An apparatus and method for autonomously mixing multiple devices capable of storing and playing audio signals is provided. Multiple devices can be mixed into...
US-8,218,791 Volume control feature for use with a multimedia device
A disclosed set top box or other type of multimedia handling device (MHD) is configured to support a toggle volume feature that enables the end user to toggle...
US-8,218,780 Methods and systems for blind dereverberation
Various embodiments of the present invention are directed to methods for dereverberation of audio generated in a room. In one aspect, a method for ...
US-8,218,776 Surge protection circuit for audio output device
A surge protection circuit acquires a surge signal from a left channel (LC) signal line and a right channel (RC) signal line. After the surge signal being...
US-8,218,775 Joint enhancement of multi-channel audio
An overall encoding procedure and associated decoding procedure are presented. The encoding procedure involves at least two signal encoding processes operating...
US-8,218,757 Echo canceler
An echo canceller, in which an adder adds a pseudo echo generated by an adaptive filter to an echo, so that the echo and the pseudo echo are canceled to each...
US-8,218,756 User-controllable equalization for telephony
A system, method and apparatus is described that permits a user to configure or select the manner in which an audio signal transmitted or received over a...
US-8,218,738 Facilities management system
A technique is disclosed that enables the managing of environmental conditions within an enterprise workplace and, in doing so, provides an improvement in...
US-8,218,583 Method and apparatus for generating information signal to be recorded
A compressively-encoding-resultant video signal resulting from compressively encoding a video signal, a first compressively-encoding-resultant audio signal...
US-8,218,582 Method and apparatus for generating information signal to be recorded
A compressively-encoding-resultant video signal resulting from compressively encoding a video signal, a first compressively-encoding-resultant audio signal...
US-8,218,581 Method and apparatus for generating information signal to be recorded
A compressively-encoding-resultant video signal resulting from compressively encoding a video signal, a first compressively-encoding-resultant audio signal...
US-8,218,397 Audio source proximity estimation using sensor array for noise reduction
Estimating the proximity of an audio source is accomplished by transforming audio signals from a plurality of sensors to frequency domain. The amplitudes of the...
US-8,217,894 DTV capable of receiving signal from 3D pointing device, and method of executing function and adjusting audio...
A system and method for controlling a digital TV, the system including the DTV; and a 3D pointing device. The DTV includes a receiver to receive control signals...
US-8,217,790 Portable motion detector and alarm system and method
A portable security alarm system including a movement detecting and signal transmitting member for mounting on or proximate to the object whose movement is to...
US-8,217,789 Portable motion detector and alarm system and method
A portable security alarm system including a movement detecting and signal transmitting member for mounting on or proximate to the object whose movement is to...
US-8,217,252 System and method for controlling play of digital audio equipment
An apparatus for signal processing, wherein a disc is placed on a turntable and is provided with a groove which can be followed by the pick-up element, and...
US-8,214,858 Audio and/or video generation apparatus and method of generating audio and/or video signals
An audio and/or video generation apparatus comprises a recording processor which is operable to record audio and/or video signals on a recording medium, a meta...
US-8,214,645 Systems, devices, and methods for securely transmitting a security parameter to a computing device
Embodiments of the systems, devices, and methods described herein generally facilitate the secure transmittal of security parameters. In accordance with at...
US-8,214,567 Optical data storage drive device for multimedia audio/video system
The invention relates to a versatile optical storage driving device for multimedia video system incorporated with functions of a compact-disc (CD) driver, a...
US-8,214,304 Method and device for calculating a similarity metric between a first feature vector and a second feature vector
The method of calculating a similarity metric between a first feature vector of a first audio and/or video signal and a second feature vector of a second audio...
US-8,214,221 Method and apparatus for decoding an audio signal and identifying information included in the audio signal
A method and apparatus for encoding and decoding an audio signal are provided. The present invention includes receiving an audio signal including an audio...
US-8,214,220 Method and apparatus for embedding spatial information and reproducing embedded signal for an audio signal
An apparatus for encoding and decoding an audio signal and method thereof are disclosed, by which compatibility with a player of a general mono or stereo audio...
US-8,214,218 Method and apparatus for switching speech or audio signals
A method and an apparatus for switching speech or audio signals, wherein the method for switching speech or audio signals includes when switching of a speech or...
US-8,214,207 Quantizing a joint-channel-encoded audio signal
Provided are, among other things, systems, methods and techniques for quantizing a joint-channel-encoded audio signal, e.g., by: identifying a target...
US-8,214,206 Constrained and controlled decoding after packet loss
A technique is described herein for reducing audible artifacts in an audio output signal generated by decoding a received frame in a series of frames...
US-8,214,202 Methods and arrangements for a speech/audio sender and receiver
An audio/speech sender and an audio/speech receiver and methods thereof. The audio/speech sender comprising a core encoder adapted to encode a core frequency...
US-8,214,066 System and method for controlling noise in real-time audio signals
A system for processing a digital audio signal that includes a plurality of samples is disclosed. The system comprises a magnitude determination module, a...
US-8,214,065 Audio signal processing device
In a digital mixer, a standard mode or a switched mode of an input patch is selectable. When shifting from the standard mode to the switched mode is selected,...
US-8,213,662 Earpad and headphones
There is provided an earpad that is attachable to a housing capable of containing an audio signal processing unit and includes a ring-shaped cushioning member...
US-8,213,657 Apparatus for providing audio related signals for audio loops and associated methods
There is provided an apparatus comprising a primary winding and a corresponding primary core element, the primary winding/core element configured for the...
US-8,213,653 Hearing device
The hearing device to be worn by a user of the hearing device comprises an input transducer for transducing incoming acoustical sound into audio signals; a...
US-8,213,649 Method and device for evaluating auditory health
An earpiece (100) and a method (300) for evaluating auditory health are provided. Evaluating auditory health includes embedding (302) at least one excitation...
US-8,213,648 Audio signal processing apparatus, audio signal processing method, and audio signal processing program
An audio signal processing apparatus includes: a division section that divides at least two or more channel audio signals into components in a plurality of...
US-8,213,643 Sound transducer for the transmission of audio signals
A sound transducer for the transmission of audio frequency signals with a pressure-voltage transducer is provided. This pressure-voltage transducer is disposed...
US-8,213,641 Enhancing audio with remix capability
One or more attributes (e.g., pan, gain, etc.) associated with one or more objects (e.g., an instrument) of a stereo or multi-channel audio signal can be...
US-8,213,639 Sound and light control apparatus
A sound and light control apparatus includes an audio signal input terminal for receiving an audio signal, a voltage dividing circuit electrically connected to...
US-8,213,637 Sound field control in multiple listening regions
A scheme to design an audio precompensation controller for a multichannel audio system, with a prescribed number N of loudspeakers in prescribed positions so...
US-8,213,636 Method and a system for reconstituting low frequencies in audio signal
The method comprises the steps of: filtering the audio signal by means of a lowpass filter (101) with a cutoff frequency substantially equal to said cutoff...
US-8,213,635 Keystroke sound suppression
An audio signal is received that might include keyboard noise and speech. The audio signal is digitized and transformed from a time domain to a frequency...
US-8,213,630 Sound processing unit, sound processing system, audio output unit and display device
Practical speaker connection is identified using a device having a sound channel of a 5.1 channel or 7.1 channel, and a device is provided that can easily...
US-8,213,624 Loudness measurement with spectral modifications
The perceived loudness of an audio signal is measured by modifying a spectral representation of an audio signal as a function of a reference spectral shape so...
US-8,213,623 Method to generate an output audio signal from two or more input audio signals
The directionality of microphones is often not high enough, resulting in compromised music recording. Beamforming for getting a signal with a higher directional...
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