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US-8,068,683 Video/audio transmission and display
The invention presents new methods of compression, transmission, and decompression of video signals providing increased speed and image quality and for...
US-8,068,679 Audio and video signal processing
The present disclosure related generally to audio and video signal processing. Various arrangements are disclosed. One method recites: (a) obtaining data...
US-8,068,644 System for seeing using auditory feedback
The invention is a system whereby a video image can be converted into an audio signal. A portable apparatus is described which allows a visually blind person to...
US-8,068,637 Embedded appliance for multimedia capture
A multimedia device includes input ports dedicated to receiving a real-time media signal and a processor system dedicated to capturing the real-time media...
US-8,068,629 Hearing aid and method of utilizing gain limitation in a hearing aid
A hearing aid (200) with multiple microphones comprises a first microphone (1) for converting sound into a first audio signal, a second microphone (20) for...
US-8,068,622 Method and apparatus for controlling a selectable voltage audio power output stage
A method and apparatus for controlling a selectable voltage audio power output stage provides a mechanism for raising the selected power amplifier output...
US-8,068,620 Audio processing apparatus
A signal processing apparatus includes sound collecting elements, a noise detector for detecting a level of noise in a low-frequency band of audio signals...
US-8,068,617 Audio playback system
Provided is an audio playback system, which reduces a restriction on a place of installation and which reduces the dispersion of characteristics of sound...
US-8,068,505 Communications network bridge and a communications system comprising such a bridge
A bridge for linking a first communications network to a second communications network is taught. The bridge comprises a first bridge module linked to the first...
US-8,068,472 Multiplex switching scheme for communications network
An earth station interface architecture provides full mesh connectivity for a relatively small number of network stations. A component of the architecture is a...
US-8,068,180 AV processor and program
The present invention is directed to provide an AV processing device and the like that allow mixing three or more AV signals through easy operation. According...
US-8,068,178 Bezel color coordination
A processor, such as a TV processor, determines which one of at least two audio-video components is sending signals to a TV for display. Based on the...
US-8,068,105 Visualizing audio properties
Technologies relating to user interfaces for visualizing audio properties. In some implementations, a method is provided that includes the actions of receiving...
US-8,065,700 Methods and apparatus for identifying audio/video content using temporal signal characteristics
Methods and apparatus for identifying audio/video content using temporal characteristics of a signal are disclosed. The disclosed apparatus and methods receive...
US-8,065,158 Apparatus and method of processing an audio signal
In one embodiment, the method includes receiving the audio signal including a block of audio data partitioned into N sub-blocks, and restoring a plurality of...
US-8,065,152 Platform for enabling voice commands to resolve phoneme based domain name registrations
A method, apparatus, and system are directed towards employing machine representations of phonemes to generate and manage domain names, and/or messaging...
US-8,065,141 Apparatus and method for processing signal, recording medium, and program
A signal processing apparatus includes a decoding unit, an analyzing unit, a synthesizing unit, and a selecting unit. The decoding unit decodes an input encoded...
US-8,065,140 Method and system for determining predominant fundamental frequency
Methods, digital systems, and computer readable media are provided for determining a predominant fundamental frequency of a frame of an audio signal by finding...
US-8,065,139 Method of audio encoding
There is described a method of encoding an input signal (20) to generate a corresponding encoded output signal (30), and also encoders (10) arranged to...
US-8,065,137 Apparatus and method for identifying signal frames as audio signal frames
A system and apparatus for establishing whether a received signal frame is an audio signal frame is disclosed. In one embodiment, the system includes a...
US-8,065,027 Audio alert system and method
An audio alert system, device, and method includes an audio alert created by a user and programmed into a device, such as a wireless telephone. A user stores in...
US-8,065,026 Vehicle computer system with audio entertainment system
A vehicle computer system has an audio entertainment system implemented in a logic unit and audio digital signal processor (DSP) independent from the host CPU....
US-8,064,969 Method and apparatus for combined wired/wireless pop-out speakerphone microphone
The present invention is a desktop speakerphone having a base-station and a detachable microphone pod. The base-station includes standard telephone components,...
US-8,064,953 Methods and apparatus for transmitting power and data using the human body
Methods and apparatus for distributing power and data to devices coupled to the human body are described. The human body is used as a conductive medium, e.g., a...
US-8,064,952 A/V control for a computing device with handheld and extended computing units
An IC includes a microphone interface, a speaker interface, a baseband processing module, and RF section, a processing module, an on-chip to off-chip connector...
US-8,064,866 Passive processing device for interfacing and for ESD and radio signal rejection in audio signal paths of an...
A passive processing device (D) is adapted to be interfaced in a full integrated way on at least a first audio signal path defined between a first audio signal...
US-8,064,773 Multi-channel optical communication
An optical fiber communications apparatus comprises a housing provided with a motherboard and a plurality of modular cards , each of which is engageable with...
US-8,064,751 Appliance-guided edit-operations in advanced digital video recording systems
The invention comprises an application for recording and the playback of MPEG-2 transport-streams transmitted via DVB-systems with optical discs. Apart from...
US-8,064,747 Reproducing device and reproducing method
The present invention allows a reproducing device that can be used in various device environmental conditions to execute adequate output operation according to...
US-8,064,628 Portable box for carrying items
A telescoping box includes a lid. The upper section of the box includes lids which are frictionally engagable therewith. The lids include speaker assemblies as...
US-8,064,621 Digital mixer
In a digital mixer, a storage stores operating data including a plurality of parameters for controlling states of audio signals of a plurality of channels. A...
US-8,064,620 Driver circuit and driving method for electrostatic loudspeaker
The present invention discloses a driver circuit for an electrostatic loudspeaker, comprising: a digital modulation encoder for receiving a digital audio signal...
US-8,064,615 Audio signal processing apparatus
An audio signal processing apparatus comprising: an audio data generation part for generating third audio data from first audio data and second audio data, the...
US-8,064,614 Audio signal delivery management system, audio signal acquiring and transmitting apparatus, audio signal...
An audio signal delivery management system includes a management apparatus and an delivering apparatus which delivers an audio signal to a plurality of speaker...
US-8,064,611 Uplink noise cancellation
A system comprising audio logic adapted to convert captured sound into an audio signal. The system also comprises transmission logic which causes noise to be...
US-8,064,610 Ambient noise canceling physiological acoustic monitoring system and method
The present invention is an ambient noise canceling physiological acoustic monitoring system and method. The system and method utilizes a plurality of...
US-8,064,505 System and method for dynamic allocation of spectrum
A communication system is provided for transmitting video, audio, and data content between two or more nodes of a communications network comprised party of...
US-8,064,444 Wireless broadcasting system
A wireless broadcast system that collects content for distribution over a wireless communication network. At least one content stream is received and...
US-8,064,422 Communication of audio control signals for wireless audio output devices
A wireless audio headphone communication system has an audio input for receiving an audio signal from an audio source. A wireless transceiver receives and...
US-8,064,361 Information transmitting apparatus and method, information receiving apparatus and method, information...
An original blanking period of a video signal is shortened to a set blanking period, and audio data is multiplexed into a resulting superimposing period. Table...
US-8,063,989 Television broadcast signal receiving apparatus
A television broadcast signal receiving apparatus includes a receiving unit, a control unit and a display control unit. The receiving unit is configured to...
US-8,063,928 Videophone system and method
System and method for providing personal videotelephony in which a plurality of videophones are connected to a communications network that is configured for...
US-8,063,905 Animating speech of an avatar representing a participant in a mobile communication
Animating speech of an avatar representing a participant in a mobile communication including selecting one or more images; selecting a generic animation...
US-8,063,882 Generating audio signals based on input device position
A computer input device and computer system are provided that determine if the input device is at an edge of a pattern on a working surface based on an image of...
US-RE42,949 Stereophonic audio signal decompression switching to monaural audio signal
.[.A communication system for sending a sequence of symbols on a communication link. The system includes a transmitter for placing information indicative of the...
US-8,060,938 Proprietary portable audio player system for protecting digital content copyrights
A proprietary portable audio player system for protecting digital content copyrights, which includes a proprietary portable audio player, a web access...
US-8,060,375 Adapting masking thresholds for encoding a low frequency transient signal in audio data
An improved audio coding technique encodes audio having a low frequency transient signal, using a long block, but with a set of adapted masking thresholds. Upon...
US-8,060,374 Slot position coding of residual signals of spatial audio coding application
Spatial information associated with an audio signal is encoded into a bitstream, which can be transmitted to a decoder or recorded to a storage media. The...
US-8,060,363 Audio signal encoding
For an audio coding, noise suppression is applied to an original audio signal to obtain an audio signal with reduced noise. A coding mode is selected based on...
US-8,060,362 Noise detection for audio encoding by mean and variance energy ratio
The techniques described are utilized for detection of noise and noise-like segments in audio coding. The techniques can include performing a prediction gain...
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