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Exemplary systems and methods enable a user of a mobile device that is communicatively coupled to a remote device to adjust the audio output volume level of an...
Method and apparatus for multi-stage adaptive volume control
A method and apparatus for adaptively controlling the audio output (122) of a communication device (114) according to the noise characteristics of the receiver...
Increasing ground noise rejection in audio systems
An audio source device has an audio connector to which an external load can be connected. An audio signal is amplified and then driven through the connector,...
Selector and amplifier device therefor
An amplifier device includes a plurality of input terminals for receiving input signals (e.g. audio signals), a main switch, which switches over the input...
Very short pitch detection and coding
System and method embodiments are provided for very short pitch detection and coding for speech or audio signals. The system and method include detecting...
Upmixer, method and computer program for upmixing a downmix audio signal
An upmixer for upmixing a downmix audio signal into an upmixed audio signal describing one or more upmixed audio channels includes a parameter applier...
Signal processing device
A signal processing device is designed to automatically calculate a transfer characteristic representing sound-box resonance of a guitar due to acoustic...
Apparatus and method for generating effects based on audio signal analysis
Inventive methods and apparatuses for causing one or more effects to be generated based on analysis of an audio signal are disclosed. The apparatuses may be...
Method for extracting representative segments from music
A method for extracting the most representative segments of a musical composition, represented by an audio signal, according to which the audio signal is...
Ultrasonic near-field communication
Systems and methods for near-field communications with a mobile device are disclosed. In one embodiment, a computer-implemented method for near-field...
Media processing apparatus and controlling method thereof
A media processing apparatus is provided. The media processing apparatus includes an interface unit which is connected to each of a plurality of terminal...
Ensemble interest point detection for audio matching
Systems and methods for audio matching are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a system includes both interest point mixing and fingerprint mixing by using...
Voice communication arrangement for minimizing communication delay caused
by audio signal processing in OS
A voice communication arrangement having a voice communication program installed in a computer loaded with a versatile OS thereon includes a voice data...
Proximity detecting apparatus and method based on audio signals
Apparatus comprising at least one processor and at least one memory including computer code, the at least one memory and the computer code configured to with...
Loudspeaker calibration using multiple wireless microphones
An illustrative embodiment includes a method for use in performing acoustic calibration of at least one audio output device for a plurality of listening...
Gaming headset vibrator
A vibrating headset capable of generating a vibration of variable operational characteristics in the earpiece of the vibrating headset is disclosed. The...
Digital technique for FM modulation of infrared headphone interface
A method of modulating an infrared headphone interface signal includes providing a first audio signal having an analog audio value. A memory is provided having...
Audio transmission line and headset
An audio transmission line having an audio transmission plug and an inline controller and a headset is disclosed In the inline controller, one signal input end...
Audio monitoring system and selection of stored transmission data
An audio monitoring system for an audio performance consists of one or more terminal units and one or more base units. The base units are configured to send...
Reduction of spurious uncorrelation in FM radio noise
The document relates to audio signal processing, in particular to a system and a corresponding method for improving an audio signal of an FM stereo radio...
Headphone apparatus and audio driving apparatus thereof
The present invention provides a headphone apparatus and a headphone driving apparatus thereof The headphone driving apparatus includes a first and second...
Head-mounted sound capture device
A platform that is configured to be removably placed symmetrically on or about a user's head has at least a first transducer configured to capture vibration of...
Event drivable N X M programmably interconnecting sound mixing device and
method for use thereof
An event-drivable and programmable matrix that permits reconfigurable mixing of a first plurality of audio sources into a second audio outputs via digital...
Multi-membrane microphone for high-amplitude audio capture
Disclosed herein are apparatus, method, and computer program product whereby a device receives an acoustic signal. In response to the received acoustic signal,...
Enabling communication connections related to received content
A content receiver determines that a communication connection recipient identifier is associated with content received from a content provider. An associated...
Video input switching and signal processing apparatus
An apparatus integrates a plurality of television signal sources into a cohesive audio/video environment. Internal provisions include a standard ...
Method and apparatus for unified switching of digital or analog video and
audio using an analog video switching...
A system and method are described for using the video switching capabilities of a first video switching device to select one of a plurality of distinguishable...
Digital broadcast transmitter, digital broadcast receiver, and audio
description descriptor processing methods...
A digital broadcast receiver is provided. The digital broadcast receiver includes a broadcast reception unit which receives a digital broadcast signal; a signal...
Conference call system, method, and computer program product
A conference call system comprises an input interface for receiving during a conference call at least two input streams of audio signal, each from another...
System and method for stereophonic acoustic echo cancellation
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for stereophonic acoustic echo cancellation. The method includes...
Method and device for providing a security breach indicative audio alert
A device for providing a security breach indicative audio alert. The device includes: a security monitor adapted to detect a security breach in device and a...
Look ahead metrics to improve blending decision
A method and apparatus are provided for blending analog and digital portions of a composite digital audio broadcast signal by using look ahead metrics computed...
Information processing apparatus and information processing method
An information processing apparatus including an audio input unit, an amplifier unit, and a controller. The audio input unit is capable of converting audio into...
Method and apparatus for real time emotion detection in audio interactions
The subject matter discloses a computerized method for real time emotion detection in audio interactions comprising: receiving at a computer server a portion of...
Bandwidth extension method, bandwidth extension apparatus, program,
integrated circuit, and audio decoding...
To provide a bandwidth extension method which allows reduction of computation amount in bandwidth extension and suppression of deterioration of quality in the...
Interleaving voice commands for electronic meetings
A method, computer program product, and system for identifying collaborators is described. A command precursor associated with delivery of a voice command...
Method and mobile device for executing a preset control command based on a
recognized sound and its input direction
A mobile device having at least one microphone sensor and a method for controlling the same are disclosed. The method includes receiving at least two audio...
Method and apparatus for processing an audio signal
The present invention relates to a method for processing an audio signal, comprising: determining bandwidth information indicating to which of a plurality of...
Forward time-domain aliasing cancellation using linear-predictive
filtering to cancel time reversed and zero...
In a coder, a method for producing forward aliasing cancellation (FAC) parameters for cancelling time-domain aliasing caused to a coded audio signal in a first...
Method and device for transcoding audio signals exclduing transformation
coefficients below -60 decibels
The present invention provides method and device for transcoding between audio coding formats with different time-frequency analysis domains, as used for...
Down-mixing compensation for audio watermarking
Example methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture to implement down-mixing compensation for audio watermarking are disclosed. Example methods...
Apparatus and method for extracting a direct/ambience signal from a
downmix signal and spatial parametric...
An apparatus for extracting a direct and/or ambience signal from a downmix signal and spatial parametric information, the downmix signal and the spatial...
Audio separation system and method
A method includes determining a first spectrogram of the audio signal, defining a similarity matrix of the audio signal based on the first spectrogram and a...
Medical training device
A medical training device with an improved clam shell type torso arrangement. An improved two-piece tiltable head feature, including mechanical mounting...
Automatic identification of repeated material in audio signals
A system and method are described for recognizing repeated audio material within at least one media stream without prior knowledge of the nature of the repeated...
Depth based context identification
A method or system for selecting or pruning applicable verbal commands associated with speech recognition based on a user's motions detected from a depth...
An electronic device is provided. The electronic device can include a processing portion and one or more audio output portions. Based on any of, or any...
Stream-independent sound to haptic effect conversion system
A haptic conversion system is provided that receives a plurality of audio streams of an audio signal. The haptic conversion system further determines, for each...
Mounting system with incorporated wireless system for use with
audio/visual devices or the like
A mounting system for attaching a device to a surface and housing a wireless receiver for communicating a wireless signal to the device. According to various...
System and method for a toy to interact with a computing device through
Techniques are disclosed that enable a toy device to interact with a computing device through wireless transmissions. The toy device is configured to...