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Interface circuit for transmitting digital signals between devices
A video signal and an audio signal are TMDS transmitted from a source device to a sink device. Through a reserved line and a HPD line provided separately from a...
Transport of stereoscopic image data over a display interface
A digital display interface (40) connects a first audio-visual device (10) to a second audio-visual device (20). Stereoscopic image data is transmitter over the...
RFID transmitter for remote control
A transmitter for remote control, the transmitter includes an amplifier configured to receive a first audio signal from an electronic device and amplify the...
Control pedal and method of controlling an electronic device with the
A control pedal includes a pedal body having a foot contact surface at an upper side; at least a sensing unit arranged on the foot contact surface for detecting...
Relay apparatus, program of relay apparatus and transmitting apparatus
A relay apparatus of a video and audio transmitting/receiving system delays a time before transmitting an authentication start instruction after an...
Apparatus and method for adjusting the cognitive complexity of an
audiovisual content to a viewer attention level
To allow viewer to adapt audiovisual content to their attention level, the audiovisual signal processing arrangement (104, 106), comprising an audiovisual...
Apparatus for adapting a presentation of media content according to a
position of a viewing apparatus
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium having computer...
Media sequencing method to provide location-relevant entertainment
A media player application residing on a location-aware handheld device, in-vehicle navigation system, or in-airplane entertainment system responds to location...
Data compression apparatus, computer-readable storage medium having stored
therein data compression program,...
A data compression/decompression apparatus, for example, acquires sampling data obtained by sampling an audio signal with a predetermined period, and converts...
Methods and arrangements for loudness and sharpness compensation in audio
In a method of improving perceived loudness and sharpness of a reconstructed speech signal delimited by a predetermined bandwidth, performing the steps of...
Automatic genre-based voice prompts
An adaptive prompt system includes a plurality of audio files, each of the audio files representing a particular genre and having audible characteristics...
Method and apparatus for enabling simultaneous VoWLAN and Bluetooth audio
in small form factor handheld devices
Certain aspects of a method and system for providing wireless communication may include a single integrated circuit (IC) that handles communication for at least...
Region of interest identification device, region of interest
identification method, region of interest...
An interesting section identifying device for identifying an interesting section of a video file based on an audio signal included in the video file, the...
Method, a listening device and a listening system for maximizing a better
A method of processes audio signals picked up from a sound field by a microphone system of a listening device adapted for being worn at a particular one of the...
Method and device for frequency compression with selective frequency
A method and device for frequency compression of audio signals to reduce the occurrence of artifacts. A component of the audio signal having a plurality of...
Loudspeaker array providing direct and indirect radiation from same set of
An array loudspeaker includes a plurality of drivers arranged in an array configuration. A digital signal processor-based control system processes direct audio...
Noise reduction apparatus, audio input apparatus, wireless communication
apparatus, and noise reduction method
It is determined whether or not a sound picked up by at least either a first microphone or a second microphone is a speech segment. When it is determined that...
Headphones with touch input unit, and mobile device allowing for the
connection to the headphones
A headphones apparatus with a touch input unit, and a mobile device for connecting to the headphones are provided. The apparatus includes a microphone for...
Signal processing device and signal processing method
There is provided a signal processing device s including a noise cancellation process clock generation unit configured to generate a noise cancellation process...
Hearing aid fitting systems and methods using sound segments representing
Disclosed herein are systems and methods enabling hearing aid fitting by a non-expert consumer. The method in one embodiment involves delivering a sequence of...
Automatic labeling and control of audio algorithms by audio recognition
Controlling a multimedia software application using high-level metadata features and symbolic object labels derived from an audio source, wherein a first-pass...
Simulated surround sound hearing aid fitting system
This application relates to a system for fitting a hearing aid by testing the hearing aid patient with a three-dimensional sound field having one or more...
Digital broadcast receiver and method for processing caption thereof
A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast...
Flow-control based switched group video chat and real-time interactive
Real-time interactive broadcast sessions for client devices include: for each client device in the interactive broadcast session, configuring downstream video...
Digital electronic system for automatic shut off and turn on of electrical
and gas operated appliances
A digital electronic system used for receiving an audio alarm from a smoke detector, a carbon monoxide detector and like detectors. The system amplifies and...
Cocktail-ring with self-defense alarm
A cocktail-ring with self-defense alarm that allows a person in distress to trigger a loud audio alarm from the cocktail-ring. The cocktail-ring comprises a...
Two mode power converter for audio amplifiers
A power converter with positive and negative supply rail outputs for feeding a single ended class D amplifier, the converter comprising a transformer...
Musical score device that identifies and displays a musical score from
emitted sound and a method thereof
A reproduction apparatus (2) collects sounds on which spread codes are superimposed with a microphone (20) to calculate correlation values between the collected...
Supervision of I2S digiital audio bus
An approach for supervision of I2S bus audio paths employing a signal derived from a word clock signal of the I2S bus.
Method for identifying speech and music components of a sound signal
The present invention relates to means and methods of automated difference recognition between speech and music signals in voice communication systems, devices,...
Audio signal processing apparatus, audio coding apparatus, and audio
To provide an audio signal processing apparatus which can perform, with low operation amount, audio signal processing that is either time stretch and/or...
System and method for making a call via speakerphone in a mobile device
A system and method for making a call in a speakerphone mode in a mobile device including a number of loudspeakers are provided. The system includes a sensor...
Transmission and receiver system operating on different frequency bands
A receiver can extract digital data from wireless radio frequency signal. The digital data contains at least two sets of compressed digital audio data each...
Automatic detection of broadcast programming
According to one aspect, embodiments of the invention provide a method for the detection of broadcast programming, the method comprising acts of receiving audio...
Sound reproducing device
A sound reproducing device includes: a plug section configured to receive input of L-channel and R-channel audio signals; an L-channel housing section including...
Audio signal processing circuit
A selector selects an analog audio signal input to one input port from among analog audio signals input to multiple input ports according to an instruction from...
Pop-up noise reduction in a device
A device implementing a scheme for reduction of pop-up noise is disclosed. The device comprises an audio sub-system (100) having an integrator (112) for...
Audio recording device and imaging device
An audio recording device comprises an audio input unit, a detect unit, and a control unit. The audio input unit includes a connection unit and an audio receive...
Method and system for determining a perceived quality of an audio system
The invention relates to a method for determining a quality indicator representing a perceived quality of an output signal of an audio device with respect to a...
Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding noise signal
Provided is a method and apparatus for encoding/decoding an audio signal. Sections which are not used to output noise components near important spectral...
Audio signal decoder, audio signal encoder, encoded multi-channel audio
signal representation, methods and...
An audio signal decoder for providing a decoded multi-channel audio signal representation on the basis of an encoded multi-channel audio signal representation...
Decorrelating audio signals for stereophonic and surround sound using
coded and maximum-length-class sequences
Methods and systems for processing an audio signal are provided. The method includes generating a pseudorandom sequence and generating at least one reciprocal...
Apparatus and method for adjusting spatial cue information of a
multichannel audio signal
An apparatus for enhancing a multichannel audio signal comprising at least two channels configured to: estimate a value representing a direction of arrival...
Undetectable combining of nonaligned concurrent signals
The approach shown provides for an efficient implementation of time response, level response and frequency response alignment between two audio sources such as...
Emergency communications system
A communications terminal facilitates signaling emergency alerts and monitoring. The terminal is operative in response to user input to generate emergency...
Audio source localization
An audio source localization apparatus receives signals from a microphone array (101), and a reference processor (105) generates at least three reference beams...
Time lag determination between audio channels
A system comprises logic adapted to concurrently provide an electrical signal to each of a plurality of audio channels. An acoustic sensor is coupled to the...
Method, apparatus and system for incorporating voice or video
communication into a television or compatible...
Voice or video communication is incorporated into a television or compatible audio capable visual display by routing a television signal through a communication...
Multi-mode safety system for spotter-assisted vehicle maneuvering
Apparatus and associated methods involve a handheld illuminated module to communicate safety information from a spotter to a driver during a vehicle maneuver....
Monitoring device for capturing audience research data
A monitoring device (1) comprising a basic set of audience research data retrieval units (7, 9) which are compatible with a broad range of AV appliances...