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Speech signal enhancement using visual information
Visual information is used to alter or set an operating parameter of an audio signal processor, other than a beamformer. A digital camera captures visual...
Smoothening the information density of spoken words in an audio signal
A portion of an audio signal is identified corresponding to a spoken word and its phonemes. A set of alternate spoken words satisfying phonetic similarity...
Time warp activation signal provider, audio signal encoder, method for
providing a time warp activation signal,...
An audio encoder has a window function controller, a windower, a time warper with a final quality check functionality, a time/frequency converter, a TNS stage...
Selective voice transmission during telephone calls
Embodiments of the disclosure relate to selective voice transmission and include receiving an identification of one or more authorized speakers for a telephone...
Intensity stereo coding in advanced audio coding
A system and method for selectively applying Intensity Stereo coding to an audio signal is described. The system and method make decisions on whether to apply...
Device and method for postprocessing a decoded multi-channel audio signal
or a decoded stereo signal
According to the invention, a device (101, 101') for postprocessing at least one channel signal of a plurality of channel signals of a multi-channel signal is...
Method and apparatus for controlling audio frame loss concealment
Methods and related apparatuses control concealment for a lost audio frame of a received audio signal. A method for a decoder of concealing a lost audio frame...
Bandwidth extension mode selection
A device includes a decoder that includes an extractor, a predictor, a selector, and a switch. The extractor is configured to extract a first plurality of...
Active noise control with compensation for acoustic leak in personal
An acoustic noise cancellation (ANC) process is performed during in-the-field use of a personal listening audio device, using a control filter to produce...
Systems, methods, and apparatus for spatially directive filtering
Systems, methods, and apparatus are described for applying, based on angles of arrival of source components relative to the axes of different microphone pairs,...
Systems and methods for determining whether a transportation track is
A method for determining whether a defined section of a transportation track is occupied is described. The method includes inducing an audio frequency (AF)...
Cooktop appliances with intelligent response to cooktop audio
Cooktop appliances and methods of operation for intelligent response to cooktop audio are provided. One example cooktop appliance includes microphones for...
An apparatus including an audio mixer configured to mix at least two audio channels of an audio signal; and a sensor configured to sense motion and/or...
Broad sound loudspeaker system
A sound system processor for converting left and right channel signals from an audio source into composite left and right signals and employing a mid-side...
Audio scene mapping apparatus
An apparatus comprising: a receiver configured to receive at least one audio signal from a recording apparatus; the receiver further configured to receive at...
Hearing device and method of low power operation thereof
A hearing device, an acoustic apparatus and a sound processing method thereof are provided. The method includes detecting audio signals, determining whether the...
Method for dynamically adjusting gain of parametric equalizer according to
input signal, dynamic parametric...
The present invention relates to a method for dynamically adjusting a gain of parametric equalizer according to an input signal, a dynamic parametric equalizer...
Method and apparatus for canceling acoustic echo, and method for updating
adaptive filter coefficient by the...
An apparatus for canceling an acoustic echo signal caused by a far-end talker signal is provided. The apparatus for canceling an acoustic echo signal includes:...
Preserving phase shift in spatial filtering
For preserving phase shift in spatial filtering is disclosed, an electronic device includes a microphone array. A filtering module spatially filters a plurality...
Assisting conversation while listening to audio
A portable system for enhancing communication between users in proximity to each other while listening to a common audio source includes headsets with an...
Headphone system for earbud speakers
The present invention relates to a personal headphone device, system and method configured to combine a headphone and earbud into one acoustical product. The...
Integrated audio-visual systems
Integrated audio-visual systems are provided. Such integrated audio-visual systems are capable of reproducing sound frequencies without compromising visual...
Branched acoustic device
An acoustic device configured for use with an audio source. The acoustic device includes a stem portion and multiple branches forming a cavity for passage of an...
Method and device for lossy encoding data and corresponding device for
The invention proposes modification of quantized coefficients for signalling of a post-processing method. Therefore, it is proposed a method for lossy...
Imaging apparatus and audio processing apparatus
An audio signal acquired by an audio acquisition unit during a predetermined period from when a drive signal has been output is analyzed, and a noise reduction...
Enhancing karaoke systems utilizing audience sentiment feedback and audio
A digital audio/video (A/V) content can be selected from a data store within a computing device. The content can include a vocal free recording and a...
Atmosphere expression word selection system, atmosphere expression word
selection method, and program
Disclosed is an information display system provided with: a signal analyzing unit which analyzes the audio signals obtained from a predetermined location and...
Method and system for noise reduction
A method for noise reduction is provided including: beamforming audio signals sampled by a microphone array to get a signal with an enhanced target voice and a...
Method and system for handling the processing of bluetooth data during
multi-path multi-rate audio processing
An audio codec in a baseband processor may be utilized for mixing audio signals received at a plurality of data sampling rates. The mixed audio signals may be...
Speech recognizer with multi-directional decoding
In an automatic speech recognition (ASR) processing system, ASR processing may be configured to process speech based on multiple channels of audio received from...
Localization of a wireless user equipment (UE) device based on
out-of-hearing band audio signatures for ranging
A scheme for localizing a wireless user equipment (UE) device's relative position with respect to a spatial configuration based on audio signatures received via...
Method and system for simultaneous playback of audio tracks from a
plurality of digital devices
A method for simultaneous playback of audio tracks from digital transceiver devices, which are adapted to define a communication network. The digital devices...
Window-oriented displays for travel user interfaces
Vehicular travel may be facilitated by user interfaces presenting travel information. Such user interfaces often involve visual displays positioned peripherally...
Audio processing method and audio processing apparatus
An audio processing method and an audio processing apparatus are described. A mono-channel audio signal is transformed into a plurality of first subband...
Cognitive loudspeaker system
A cognitive loudspeaker system including a control station that communicates wirelessly and bi-directionally with a plurality of sound production stations. The...
Spatial sound reproduction
An apparatus for spatial sound reproduction comprises a receiver (101) for receiving a multi-channel audio signal. An analyzer (107) determines a spatial...
Wireless system for hearing communication devices providing wireless
stereo reception modes
The present subject matter relates to the wireless stereo reception of first and second audio information by wireless hearing communication devices. One type of...
Beamforming in hearing aids
A hearing aid system includes a first microphone and a second microphone for provision of electrical input signals, a beamformer for provision of a first audio...
Processing method and processing apparatus for stereo audio output
A processing method and processing apparatus suitable for stereo audio output enhancement. The processing apparatus can include an input portion configurable to...
Digital microphone with frequency booster
A digital microphone, the microphone includes a microelectromechanical (MEMS) component and a frequency boost component. The MEMS component is configured to...
Audio system with integrated power, audio signal and control distribution
A control and distribution system provides electrical power distribution, audio signal distribution, and control signal distribution to one or more audio...
Wireless digital audio music system
A wireless digital audio system includes a portable audio source with a digital audio transmitter operatively coupled thereto and an audio receiver operatively...
Quality enhancement in multimedia capturing
A method for controlling capturing of multimedia content, the method comprising: capturing multimedia content by an apparatus, said multimedia content...
Audio processing apparatus, audio processing method and imaging apparatus
A processor combines a first predicted signal generated based on an audio signal in an interval preceding a noise detection interval, and a second predicted...
System and method for digital signal processing
The present invention provides for methods and systems for digitally processing an audio signal and setting a peak signal threshold to a level that is...
Systems, methods, and apparatus for generating an audio signal based on
color values of an image
Systems, apparatus, methods, and articles of manufacture provide for determining tones and/or volumes based on color information associated with an image file....
Systems and methods for transmission of media content
A method provide a selection option to the at least one portable device, the selection option relating to selection of the first audio content and retrieving a...
Acoustic signal processing device and acoustic signal processing method
Provided is an acoustic signal processing device for producing an output sound meeting listener's preferences by adjusting attack sound, reverberation, and...
Noise cancellation method
An embodiment of the invention provides a noise cancellation method for an electronic device. The method comprises: receiving an audio signal; applying a Fast...
Efficient encoding/decoding of audio signals
A method for encoding of an audio signal comprises performing (214) of a transform of the audio signal. An energy offset is selected (216) for each of the first...