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Method of processing application in digital broadcast receiver connected
with interactive network and the...
A digital broadcast receiver is disclosed. The method of processing an application in a digital broadcast receiver connected with an interactive network...
Video 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 ...
Set-top-box with integrated encoder/decoder for audience measurement
Systems and methods are disclosed for encoding audio in a set-top box that is invoked by a user when listening to a broadcast audio signal from a radio, TV,...
System and method for media recognition
Automatic recognition of sample media content is provided. A spectrogram is generated for successive time slices of audio signal. One or more sample hash...
Signal evaluation in binaural and hybrid hearing prosthesis configurations
The present application discloses systems and methods to address situations in a binaural hearing prosthesis configuration in which each hearing prosthesis...
Methods and systems of conveying fine structure information to a cochlear
An exemplary system includes 1) a sound processor configured to divide an audio signal into a plurality of analysis channels, wherein each of the analysis...
Background sound removal for privacy and personalization use
A system for background sound removal, the system may include: a noise reduction circuit arranged to apply a background sound reduction process on multiple...
Emergency mobile notification handling
Systems and methods for handling emergency notification messages such as Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS) alerts. In one example use, a mobile...
System for videotaping and recording a musical group
A system comprising: a plurality of lead computers; a plurality of player workstations; a plurality of audio receivers and transmitters for capturing audio...
Methods and devices for reproducing audio signals with a haptic apparatus
on acoustic headphones
Method and devices for providing audio signals with increased bass sensation are provided. Headphones and cars can filter and amplify low frequency audio...
A headrest provided with several loudspeakers which normally reproduce an ambiophonic sound experience. The headrest generally includes a central section...
Sound pickup device
A sound pickup device is provided that includes a first housing, a second housing, a first microphone, and a second microphone. The second housing is coupled to...
System and method for high-precision 3-dimensional audio for augmented
Techniques are provided for providing 3D audio, which may be used in augmented reality. A 3D audio signal may be generated based on sensor data collected from...
Display apparatus, 3D glasses, and display system including the same
A display apparatus, three-dimensional (3D) glasses, and a display system including the display apparatus and the 3D glasses are provided. The 3D glasses which...
Methods, systems, and media for performing visualized quantitative vibrato
Methods, systems, and media for performing visualized quantitative vibrato analysis are provided. In some embodiments, a method for analyzing musical vibrato in...
Method and apparatus for receiving signal
A method of controlling devices, and which includes converting, via a transmitting apparatus, a signal including at least one of the video/audio and data into a...
DBS feature extension architecture
An enhanced electronic program guide (EPG) capable of displaying DBS program information and NTSC program information seamlessly and in real-time on a display...
Method of processing transmit streams independently to display multiple
broadcasts at the same time and a...
Disclosed are devices for receiving broadcast signal. More specifically, one of the devices includes at least two tuners (102, 103) configured to synchronize at...
Signal processing apparatus and control method thereof
A signal processing apparatus and a control method thereof are provided. The signal processing apparatus includes a signal processor which processes a video...
Information-provision control method, information reproduction system,
When the information-provision apparatus is providing an audio signal to the specific information reproduction apparatus, the user enters an operation input to...
Audio encoder, audio decoder, encoded audio information, methods for
encoding and decoding an audio signal and...
An audio decoder for providing a decoded audio information on the basis of an encoded audio information includes a window-based signal transformer configured to...
Decoding method and decoding apparatus therefor
A method and apparatus for generating synthesis audio signals are provided. The method includes decoding a bitstream; splitting the decoded bitstream into n...
Methods and apparatuses for encoding and decoding object-based audio
Provided are an audio encoding method and apparatus and an audio decoding method and apparatus in which audio signals can be encoded or decoded so that sound...
A system, including a processor to define opportunities for encoding a watermark into an audio stream having sections, each section, when represented in the...
Method and apparatus for identifying acoustic background environments
based on time and speed to enhance...
Disclosed are systems, methods, and computer readable media for identifying an acoustic environment of a caller. The method embodiment comprises analyzing...
Method of editing a noise-database and computer device
The present invention relates to a method as well as to a computing device (20) for editing a noise-database (13) containing noise information, said noise...
High-performance tone detection using a digital signal processor (DSP)
having multiple arithmetic logic units...
In one embodiment, a DSP having four arithmetic logic units (ALUs) and able to have two read/write operations per clock cycle performs silence detection and...
In a RAM 1-3, a data area and a current memory are provided. A signal processing portion 1-10 processes audio signals in accordance with a parameter set stored...
Device, method and computer program for analyzing an audio signal
A device for analyzing an audio signal to obtain an analysis representation of the audio signal includes a converter for converting the audio signal into a...
Personal conferencing device
A personal conferencing device (12) having a base unit (14) and a headset/handset (5), wherein the base unit (14) comprises a first interface (4) to a telephone...
Electronic device instructions provided using radio signals
Systems, methods, and machine-readable media are disclosed for controlling an electronic device using data transmitted over radio signals. In some embodiments,...
Frequency translation by high-frequency spectral envelope warping in
hearing assistance devices
Disclosed herein, among other things, is a system for frequency translation by high-frequency spectral envelope warping in hearing assistance devices. The...
Portable electronic device and computer-readable medium for remote hearing
aid profile storage
A portable electronic device includes a transceiver configurable to communicate with a hearing aid through a radio frequency (RF) communication channel and a...
Controlling the loudness of an audio signal in response to spectral
The invention relates to modifying the loudness of an audio signal by measuring the weighted broadband level of the audio signal and modifying that weighted...
Microphone array steering with image-based source location
Methods and systems for beam forming an audio signal based on a location of an object relative to the listening device, the location being determined from...
System for predicting the behavior of a transducer
A system for compensating and driving a loudspeaker includes an open loop loudspeaker controller that receives and processes an audio input signal and provides...
Signal processing apparatus and signal processing method
A signal processing apparatus includes: one or more detection means for detecting movement of a diaphragm of a speaker in correspondence with feedback methods...
Audio signal processing device and audio signal processing method
An audio signal processing device includes: a microphone configured to collect noise; an analyzing unit configured to analyze an audio signal collected by the...
Management unit with microphone
An example energy management unit (EMU) with diagnostic capabilities is provided. The EMU with can receive and identify the operational status of a device by...
System and method for management of scalability information in scalable
video and audio coding systems using...
Systems and methods are provided for communicating timely information related to the scalability layer structure of signals received by decoders and other...
Audio network system and method of detecting topology in audio signal
In an audio network system constructed from a main node and a plurality of satellite nodes each having a plurality of ports, the main node generates and...
Internet protocol radio dispatch system and method
A method and system for dispatching calls using a packet network is disclosed. The use of distributed call management modules, enables various communication...
Nested symbol constellations representing respective services for graceful
degradation in the presence of noise
Symbols representing different classes of service are assigned to different modulation schemes so that the most important service (e.g., emergency messaging)...
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...
An electric whistle has a power circuit, an inductor, an electric switch, a buzzer, a tone-set resistor and a sound IC. The sound IC generates an audio control...
Switching amplifier and audio device
A switching amplifier is provided. The switching amplifier includes an input unit which receives an audio signal; a first switching device and a second...
Vehicle-use power supply control apparatus and control apparatus for
controlling electric rotating machine...
The vehicle-use power supply control apparatus is for controlling transmission of electric power between a vehicle-mounted power supply apparatus including...
Portable physical activity sensing system
A portable system retrieves one or more exercise programs from a remote communication system that provides motivational content for a user exercising upon an...
Media usage monitoring and measurement system and method
Media monitoring and measurement systems and methods are disclosed. Some embodiments of the present invention provide a media measurement system and method that...
Computationally efficient audio coder
The present invention provides a computationally efficient technique for compression encoding of an audio signal, and further provides a technique to enhance...