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Audio signal processing device and method
A highlight section including an exciting scene is appropriately extracted with smaller amount of processing. A reflection coefficient calculating unit (12)...
Signal processing based on audio context
Described herein are systems, methods, and apparatus for determining audio context between an audio source and an audio sink and selecting signal profiles based...
Audio decoding based on audio class with control code for post-processing
In accordance with an embodiment, a method of generating an encoded audio signal, the method includes estimating a time-frequency energy of an input audio...
Hearing device providing spoken information on the surroundings
A navigation system includes a hearing device configured to be head worn and having loudspeakers for emission of sound towards ears of a user; a GPS unit for...
Oversampling in a combined transposer filter bank
The present invention relates to coding of audio signals, and in particular to high frequency reconstruction methods including a frequency domain harmonic...
Infrared receiving unit
An IR receiver having a decision logic circuit for activating or deactivating a squelch. Activation or deactivation of the squelch is effected in dependence on...
Audio control system
Technologies are generally described for a system for controlling an audio signal based on a proximity of, e.g., a user's hand to at least one component of an...
Cardioid beam with a desired null based acoustic devices, systems and
An acoustic device is provided with first and second one or more acoustic elements to generate a first signal that includes mostly undesired audio and...
Variable noise masking during periods of substantial silence
Methods and systems for masking audio noise are disclosed. One apparatus includes a silence detector configured to detect a period of substantial silence in an...
Audio processing apparatus and method, and program
An audio processing apparatus includes an audio signal acquisition unit which acquires an audio signal of a musical piece, a feature value extraction unit which...
Decorrelator for upmixing systems
An improved decorrelator is disclosed that processes an input audio signal in two separate paths. In one path, a banded phase-flip filter is applied to lower...
Methods and devices for reproducing surround audio signals
Method and devices for providing surround audio signals are provided. Surround audio signals are received and are binaurally filtered by at least one filter...
Method for carrying out an audio conference, audio conference device, and
method for switching between encoders
A method and an audio conference device for carrying out an audio conference are disclosed, whereby classification information associated with a respective...
Speakerphone transmitting control information embedded in audio
information through a conference bridge
Disclosed herein are methods, systems, and devices for improved audio, video, and data conferencing. The present invention provides a conferencing system...
Electrical device having a reducing harddisk vibration function and
reducing harddisk vibration method
The present application discloses a method to reduce hard-disk vibrations. The method to reduce hard-disk vibrations is for an electrical device having a...
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...
Method and system for initiating communication via a communication network
A method of communicating between a first user and a second user comprises using a first system to transmit, from the first user, a first signal for delivery to...
Analog signal compatible CMOS switch as an integrated peripheral to a
At least one analog signal compatible complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) switch circuit is incorporated with digital logic circuits in an integrated...
Musical measurement stimuli
Systems and method for performing adaptive audio signal processing using music as a measurement stimulus signal. A musical stimuli generator may be used to...
Efficient low-latency buffer
An efficient low latency buffer, and method of operation, is described. The efficient low latency buffer may be used as a bi-directional memory buffer in an...
Audio based control of equipment and systems
A method for controlling a device responsive to an audio signal captured using an audio sensor. A data processor is used to automatically analyze the audio...
Binaural spatialization of compression-encoded sound data utilizing phase
shift and delay applied to each subband
The invention is aimed at improving the quality of the filtering by transfer functions of HRTF type of signals (L, R) compressed in a transformed domain, for...
Method to select active channels in audio mixing for multi-party
An apparatus comprising an ingress port configured to receive a signal comprising a plurality of encoded audio signals corresponding to a plurality of sources;...
Critical sampling encoding with a predictive encoder
A method for encoding and decoding a digital audio signal is provided, said method comprising the steps of: encoding a first sequence of samples of the digital...
System and method for automatic temporal alignment between music audio
signal and lyrics
A system provided herein may perform automatic temporal alignment between music audio signal and lyrics with higher accuracy than ever. A non-fricative section...
Automatic determination of and response to a topic of a conversation
A system, computer-readable medium, and method for automatically determining a topic of a conversation and responding to the topic determination are provided....
Communication converter for converting audio information/textual
information to corresponding textual...
A communication converter is described for converting among speech signals and textual information, permitting communication between telephone users and textual...
Device and method for controlling the playback of a file of signals to be
Controlling playback by strokes entered via a MIDI interface or measured by one or more motion sensors is disclosed. The variations of the playback speed can...
Multi-parametric analysis of snore sounds for the community screening of
sleep apnea with non-gaussianity index
An apparatus for diagnosing sleep disorders such as OASHS from snore sounds includes a segmentation module (126) coupled to a data logger (124) to provide...
Integrated multimedia signal processing system using centralized
processing of signals
Integrated processing of multimedia signals can eliminate unnecessary signal processors and converters without losing the functionality of typical home...
Electrical nerve stimulation with broad band low frequency filter
A system and method of generating electrode stimulation signals for an implanted multi-channel electrode array of a cochlear implant includes processing an...
Scrambling and descrambling method for the transport of MPEG2 audio video
A scrambling and descrambling method that includes reading of original PID and TSC bits in the PID and TSC fields of a packet header of an MPEG2 stream which is...
Hearing optimization device and hearing optimization method
A hearing optimization device and hearing optimization method having a high boost frequency characteristic reference live for high frequency range enhancement...
Method and apparatus to evaluate quality of audio signal
A method and apparatus to evaluate a quality of an audio signal, in which the number of effective channels is determined for each of a reference signal of a...
At least partially implantable sound pick-up device with ultrasound
There is provided an at least partially implantable device for picking up sound impinging onto a skin area of a person, comprising means for generating an audio...
Mixer and communication connection setting method therefor
Mixer and one or more external devices, related to audio signal processing, are interconnected via a communication network, such as a LAN. For a particular one...
Gaming headset with programmable audio paths
A headset having game, chat and microphone audio signals is provided with a programmable signal processor for individually modifying the audio signals and a...
Adaptive dynamic range enhancement of audio recordings
There are provided methods and an apparatus for conditioning an audio signal. According to one aspect of the present invention there is included a method for...
Adaptive filtering system
An audio system with at least one audio channel may include a digital audio processor in which at least one digital filter is implemented for each channel. The...
Method of deriving individualized gain compensation curves for hearing aid
A method of deriving individual gain compensation curves for hearing aid fitting includes providing a system that detects, measures and records head azimuth for...
Apparatus for determining a spatial output multi-channel audio signal
An apparatus for determining a spatial output multi-channel audio signal based on an input audio signal and an input parameter. The apparatus includes a...
Speaker array apparatus and sound beam control method
A speaker array apparatus includes a speaker array and a control section that controls audio signals corresponding to channels respectively so that the speaker...
System and method for faster response time in stereo/mono detection
An audio receiver may include a mono/stereo detector that causes the audio receiver to output either a monophonic or a stereophonic signal based on a difference...
Wireless communication earpiece
An apparatus is a wireless communication earpiece. The wireless communication earpiece includes an earmount portion that is capable of positioning the apparatus...
Audio communication system
An audio communication system includes a first analog/digital convertor, a second analog/digital convertor, and an echo canceller. The first analog/digital...
Acoustic echo cancellation using a variable length adaptive filter
An audio conferencing system having a base station, a loud speaker and one or more microphones generally operates to receive a F.E. audio signal, play the...
Resource efficient acoustic echo cancellation in IP networks
System and methods provide acoustic echo monitoring and cancellation for real time media processing in an internet protocol (IP) media server in an IP network....
Read head device with selected output jack characteristics
A read head is configured to be coupled to the mobile device. The read head is positioned in a housing. The read head has a slot for swiping a magnetic stripe...
A delay controller performs a delay control so as to stepwise increase a first delay amount in a first delay generator or second delay generator so as to...
Methods and apparatus for dynamic volume punch-through
Methods and apparatus for dynamic volume punch through in a home entertainment system that includes a client device that receives programming signals coupled to...