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Wild game information system
An apparatus and methods for collecting data and monitoring vocalizations of wildlife and transmitting same to a user are described. The apparatus comprises one...
Immersive audio rendering system
A depth processing system can employ stereo speakers to achieve immersive effects. The depth processing system can advantageously manipulate phase and/or...
Audio apparatus, control method for the audio apparatus, and storage
medium for determining sudden noise
An audio apparatus includes a sound generation unit configured to generate a measuring signal, a sound collection unit configured to obtain a sound collection...
Networked sound masking system with centralized sound masking generation
A sound masking system for shaping the ambient noise level in a physical environment. The sound masking system comprises a networked and distributed system...
Vector-space methods for primary-ambient decomposition of stereo audio
An audio signal is processed to determine primary and ambient components by transforming the signal into frequency-domain vectors, and decomposing the left and...
Receiver system for a hearing instrument
A hearing instrument receiver system for operation in an ear canal of a user for converting audio signals into sound, comprising a lateral receiver, a medial...
Ear tip and method of manufacturing the same and ear phone including the
In an ear tip and a method of manufacturing the same, the ear tip includes a sound transfer part including a hollow shaft and an external sheet and an acoustic...
Sound image localization control apparatus
A sound image localization control apparatus includes: a distributing unit configured to produce first and second audio signals which have a time difference,...
Message injection system and method
A message injection apparatus including a memory, a processor, a connection unit communicatively coupled to a communication device, and an application operating...
Audio and/or video generation apparatus and method of generating audio
and/or video signals
An audio and/or video generation apparatus which is arranged in operation to generate audio and/or video signals representative of an audio and/or video source,...
Audio and music data transmission medium and transmission protocol
A transmission medium and protocol is provided for bi-directional communication between an audio system and a peripheral device. The transmission medium...
Systems and methods for improving audio conferencing services
Systems and methods are disclosed herein for improving audio conferencing services. One aspect relates to processing audio content of a conference. A first...
Altering audio based on non-speech commands
Techniques for altering audio being output by an audio-controlled device, or another device, to enable more accurate automatic speech recognition (ASR) by 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, medium, and system for generating a stereo signal
Surround audio decoding for selectively generating an audio signal from a multi-channel signal. In the surround audio decoding, a down-mixed signal, e.g., as...
Method and apparatus for decoding speech signal using adaptive codebook
Disclosed are a method and apparatus for decoding a an audiospeech signal using an adaptive codebook update. The method for decoding speech an audio signal...
Aural skimming and scrolling
Computer-based skimming and scrolling of aurally presented information is described. Different levels of skimming are achieved in aural presentations with...
Method and apparatus for detecting a hazard alarm signal
An apparatus and method for detecting a pattern warning signal from a hazard alarm. In one embodiment, a buffer memory is used to store filtered, digitized...
Adaptive weighting of popular reference content in audio matching
Systems and methods are provided herein relating to audio matching. Adaptive weighting of popular reference content can be used to more efficiently allocate...
Tinting indication of environmental conditions
Environmental hazards and safe conditions can be indicated to an operator of a vehicle. An audio signal of varying intensities can be played to indicate the...
System and method for automatic selection of audio configuration settings
In one embodiment the present invention includes a circuit for automatically adjusting an output of an audio device. The circuit includes a memory circuit, a...
Audio signal processing device, audio signal processing method, and
An audio signal processing device includes two audio signal processing units that serially perform a processing with respect to an input audio signal, and...
Hearing aid compatible audio device with acoustic noise cancellation
A portable audio device, which includes active noise cancellation circuitry, a hearing aid compliant magnetic radiator, and a speaker/earpiece, is surrounded by...
Electronic audio device to determine matching and non-matching speakers
An electronic audio system that determines matching and non-matching speakers is disclosed. The electronic audio system includes a first speaker; a second...
Ear jewelry with wireless audio device
An audio device worn in a piercing in an ear of a user. The audio device extends through the piercing and includes a wireless communications unit disposed at a...
Audio systems and methods employing an array of transducers optimized for
particular sound frequencies
Systems and methods for generating sound, detecting sound, and generating and detecting sound are provided. An array of audio transducers can be provided...
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...
An audio beamforming apparatus includes a receiving circuit (103) which receives signals from an at least two-dimensional microphone array (101). A reference...
System and method for identifying viewers of television programs
A system, computer-readable storage medium storing at least one program, and a computer-implemented method for identifying viewers of a television set is...
Method and video device for accessing information
A method and video device are disclosed for accessing information. In an embodiment of the present invention, part of data included in a title, being played,...
Converting audio to haptic feedback in an electronic device
In general, in one aspect, a method performed by one or more processes executing on a computer systems includes receiving an audio signal comprising a range of...
Detecting double talk in acoustic echo cancellation using zero-crossing
A method for acoustic echo cancellation in a communication device is provided that includes receiving a first near-end audio signal in the communication device,...
Dual beamform audio echo reduction
A telephonic device having a speakerphone function has a loudspeaker and a plurality of microphones. The plurality of microphones are coupled to a plurality of...
Echo mitigation in a conference call
In an example embodiment, an example method is provided for echo mitigation in a conference call. In this method, a test audio signal is transmitted to a...
Intelligent notification appliance circuit and system
An intelligent notification appliance circuit has a controller and one or more addressable notification appliances coupled with a single pair of wires. The...
Techniques for distortion reducing multi-band compressor with timbre
Distortion reducing multi-band compressor with timbre preservation is provided. Timbre preservation is achieved by determining a time-varying threshold in each...
High level capable audio amplification circuit
The present invention relates to an audio amplification circuit with first and second signal channels which generate first and second digital audio signals with...
Electronic transaction authentication based on sound proximity
A computer program product comprises computer usable program code for receiving data describing a proposed electronic transaction between first and second...
Method to reduce artifacts in algorithms with fast-varying gain
A method and device reduce artifacts in an audio processing algorithm for applying a time and frequency dependent gain to an input audio signal. The method...
Audio processing apparatus, audio processing method, and image capturing
An audio processing apparatus includes a first microphone, a second microphone, and a masking unit configured to mask movement of air from outside of the...
Method and apparatus for processing an audio signal using window
transitions for coding schemes
An apparatus for processing an audio signal and method thereof are disclosed. The present invention includes receiving, by an audio processing apparatus, an...
System and method for post excitation enhancement for low bit rate speech
In accordance with an embodiment, a method of decoding an audio/speech signal includes decoding an excitation signal based on an incoming audio/speech...
Audio signal synthesizer
The invention relates to an audio signal synthesizer, the audio signal synthesizer comprises a transformer for transforming the down-mix audio signal into...
Advanced stereo coding based on a combination of adaptively selectable
left/right or mid/side stereo coding and...
The application relates to audio encoder and decoder systems. An embodiment of the encoder system comprises a downmix stage for generating a downmix signal and...
Noise burst adaptation of secondary path adaptive response in
noise-canceling personal audio devices
A personal audio device, such as a wireless telephone, generates an anti-noise signal from an error microphone signal and injects the anti-noise signal into the...
Method for providing voice call using text data and electronic device
A method for providing a voice call using text data and an electronic device thereof are provided. The method includes converting the detected text data into...
Estimation of synthetic audio prototypes with frequency-based input signal
An approach to forming output signals both permits flexible and temporally and/or frequency local processing of input signals while limiting or mitigating...
Methods and systems for processing audio data, such as spatial audio data, in which one or more sound characteristics of a given component of a spatial audio...
Touch input surface speaker
Processing an audio signal is disclosed. A source audio signal to be rendered by a touch input medium is received. An indication of an event where the touch...
System and method for displaying sound as vibrations
There is provided a method and a system for presenting audio signals as vibrotactile stimuli to the body in accordance with a Model Human Cochlea (MHC). Audio...