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Methods and systems for avoiding partial collapse in multi-block audio
Embodiments are described of a multi-block coding scheme for an audio signal to prevent partial collapse conditions from causing pre-echo compression artifacts....
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...
Apparatus and method for encoding and decoding an audio signal using an
aligned look-ahead portion
An apparatus for encoding an audio signal having a stream of audio samples has: a windower for applying a prediction coding analysis window to the stream of...
Coding generic audio signals at low bitrates and low delay
A mixed time-domain/frequency-domain coding device and method for coding an input sound signal, wherein a time-domain excitation contribution is calculated in...
System for reproduction of media content
There is provided a system for reproduction of media content. The system includes at least one sound reproduction apparatus being wirelessly connectable to at...
Radio wave receiving apparatus for receiving two different radio wave
A radio wave receiver that receives two different sets of radio waves and displays intensity of the received radio waves. First and second radio wave processing...
Signal processing device and signal processing method
A signal processing device includes: a detection unit generating a digital detection signal corresponding to motion of a diaphragm of a speaker to output the...
System and method of reducing click and pop noise in audio playback
An audio system that reduces or eliminates click and pop noise during power up and power down operations. In particular, the audio system includes an amplifier...
Audio analysis apparatus and audio analysis system
An audio analysis apparatus includes the following components. A main body includes a discrimination unit and a transmission unit. A strap is used for hanging...
System for controlling audio reproduction
A system for controlling audio reproduction may include an interface operable to receive a data stream of an audio signal. The system may also include a...
Digital communication system for loudspeakers
A communication system for communicating with at least one loudspeaker is described where the loudspeaker is connected to audio equipment over standard two-wire...
Coordinated control of adaptive noise cancellation (ANC) among earspeaker
A personal audio device including earspeakers, includes an adaptive noise canceling (ANC) circuit that adaptively generates an anti-noise signal for each...
Audio enhancement system
A system is provided for enhancing a sound signal produced by an audio system in a listening environment by compensating for ambient noise in the listening...
Controller for a headphone arrangement
A controller for a headphone arrangement (101) comprises a drive circuit (203) which generates a signal for an earphone (105) from an audio signal. The drive...
Control of a loudspeaker output
A loudspeaker drive circuit comprises an input for receiving an audio signal and a signal processor for processing the audio signal before application to the...
Multichannel surround format conversion and generalized upmix
An audio signal is processed in the frequency domain to convert an input signal format to an output signal format. That is, a multichannel audio signal intended...
Enhancement of audio conference productivity through gain biasing
Techniques are provided for communicating with a plurality of endpoints participating in a conference session. A signal representing audio from each of the...
Image pick-up and audio signal processing apparatus and method for
controlling an image pick-up and audio...
A controller controls a first changing unit to intermittently drive an optical unit of an image pick-up unit, and while the image pick-up parameter is being...
System for indicating instructions including monitoring of signal strength
An indicating system and method having a parent unit communicable with a child unit is provided. In an embodiment for the indicating system and method of the...
Synthesized signal tuner
A musical instrument comprising: (a) plurality of identical vibrating elements; (b) a digitizer associated with each said vibrating element; (c) an estimator...
Ultimate flexibility wireless system for remote audio effects pedals
A system for providing wireless connections in configuring an instrument or microphone with audio effects, effects pedal boards, mixers, and other studio...
Apparatus and method for measuring biologic parameters
Support structures for positioning sensors on a physiologic tunnel for measuring physical, chemical and biological parameters of the body and to produce an...
Information processing apparatus and output control method
According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a display, a speaker, a connector to output a video signal and audio signal, a display...
Interface circuit for transmitting and receiving digital signals between
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...
Audio encoding and decoding to generate binaural virtual spatial signals
An audio encoder comprises a multi-channel receiver (401) which receives an M-channel audio signal where M>2. A down-mix processor (403) down-mixes the...
Program endpoint time detection apparatus and method, and program
information retrieval system
This invention relates to retrieval for multimedia content, and provides a program endpoint time detection apparatus for detecting an endpoint time of a program...
System and method for singing synthesis capable of reflecting voice timbre
Herein provided is a system for singing synthesis capable of reflecting not only pitch and dynamics changes but also timbre changes of a user's singing. A...
Method and system for analyzing digital sound audio signal associated with
A method for analyzing a digital audio signal associated with a baby cry, comprising the steps of: (a) processing the digital audio signal using a spectral...
Real-time voice recognition on a handheld device
A method and apparatus for implementation of real-time speech recognition using a handheld computing apparatus are provided. The handheld computing apparatus...
Navigation instructions using low-bandwidth signaling
Navigation instructions using low-bandwidth signaling are supported in an alternative user interface that may be utilized as either a full replacement or as an...
Methods and systems for adaptive time-frequency resolution in digital data
Embodiments are described for a system and method for implementing an adaptive time-frequency resolution in audio and video coding systems. A method of...
Broadcast reception mobile terminal
There is provided a broadcast reception mobile terminal capable of improving both electric power saving and user-friendliness includes a broadcast reception...
Mobile phone to appliance communication via audio sampling
The present subject matter relates to systems and methodologies for communicating between an appliance and a mobile device using audio signaling. An appliance...
Controlling audio of a device
Techniques and tools are described for controlling an audio signal of a mobile device. For example, information indicative of acceleration of the mobile device...
Delivering fundamental frequency and amplitude envelope cues to enhance
Systems, apparatus, and techniques are described to perform operations including receiving speech that includes audio signals from a talker. A fundamental...
Audio reproduction apparatus and audio reproduction method
An audio reproduction apparatus is provided which is capable of maintaining the sense of dimensions in an acoustic space even when multi-channel input audio...
Audio mixing console
An audio mixing console comprises a first amplifier, an analogue to digital converter, a second amplifier and a gain range control unit. The first amplifier may...
Equalization system to improve the quality of bass sounds within a
Frequency equalization system substantially equalizes the room frequency responses generated by at least one loudspeaker within a listening area so that the...
Acoustic multi-channel cancellation
A multi-channel acoustic echo canceller arrangement comprises a microphone (111) providing a microphone signal having contributions from at least two audio...
Impedance matching circuit for driving a speaker system
An impedance matched resonant circuit uses inductors coupling an audio source and a speaker array in order to reduce feedback reflection induced by an audio...
Wide dynamic range microphone
A microphone system has an output and at least a first transducer with a first dynamic range, a second transducer with a second dynamic range different than the...
Efficiency optimizer of an audio power amplifier for car radio
The present invention concerns an audio amplifier circuit designed to provide an output signal to an audio transducer, said audio amplifier circuit comprising...
Sound pressure level limiter with anti-startle feature
Sound pressure level limiter with anti-startle feature for audio systems are disclosed. The anti-startle feature may be implemented with a delta incident...
Audio signal processing device
An audio signal processing device receives a plurality of audio signals via a left channel (L) and a right channel (R) so as to produce a composite signal L+R...
Audio acoustic echo cancellation for video conferencing
A new audio echo cancellation (AEC) approach is disclosed. To facilitate echo cancellation, the method adjusts for errors (called drift) in sampling rates for...
Passive proximity detection
Techniques and devices are disclosed for utilizing passively received audio signals to determine proximity of devices to other objects. In one embodiment, a...
Portable electronic device case
A protective case for housing a wireless communication device is provided. The protective case may include integral wireless communication circuitry independent...
Channel scan device and method, and program
The present technique relates to a channel scan device and method, and a program configured so that high-speed channel scan is enabled. The power spectrum...
Audio-controlled image capturing
A method comprising: receiving a plurality of images corresponding to a time period covering the intended moment for releasing the shutter; receiving an audio...
Audiovisual apparatus for reducing echo
The present disclosure relates to an audiovisual apparatus, which includes an audiovisual capturing unit, an audiovisual broadcast unit, and a transmission...