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Sound field controller
A sound field controller includes: a sound field generation section which generates an effect sound signal for giving a sound field effect sound to an audio...
Method of reproducing audio signals and playback apparatus therefor
A method of reproducing audio signals includes the steps of supplying a predetermined audio signal to a speaker array to synthesize surface wavefronts and...
System and method for acoustic echo cancellation using spectral
A method and apparatus for canceling an echo in audio communication is disclosed. The method comprises receiving an audio signal from a network and subsequently...
Compact media player
An electronic device such as a media player is formed from electrical components such as integrated circuits, buttons, and a battery. Electrical input-output...
Pedestrian safety system
Techniques are generally described related to a pedestrian safety system. One example pedestrian safety system may include a sound collector configured to...
Audio buffering in two-way voice alarm systems
An alarm system includes an alarm panel that signals sensed alarm conditions at a premises to a monitoring server over a packet switched data network. The alarm...
Efficient power amplifier
A dynamic power supply for N amplifiers includes first and second power boost circuits which temporarily boost the positive or negative power supply rail,...
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...
Process of low sampling rate digital encoding of audio signals
In a method for coding an audio signal digitized at a low sampling rate to obtain time domain audio samples. A frequency domain representation of the time...
Wireless audio transmission of information between seats in a mobile
platform using magnetic resonance energy
A system and method for communicating audio or video information using inductive magnetic coupling between first and second adjacent seats on a mobile platform....
System and method of streaming audio from a common video device
The present invention discloses a system and method for rendering an audio signal over a wireless communication device where the video signal associated with...
Enabling streaming to a media player without native streaming support
A method for enabling streaming to a media player without native streaming support is disclosed. Step (A) of the method may author a media file based on a...
Signal processing apparatus, signal processing method, and computer
A signal processing apparatus may include a decoder that decodes a compressed audio stream encoded by a predetermined codec, a signal processing unit that...
Pre-processing and encoding of audio signals transmitted over a
communication network to a subscriber terminal
A method of pre-processing an audio signal transmitted to a user terminal via a communication network and an apparatus using the method are provided. The method...
Methods and apparatus for coding digital audio signals using a filtered
The invention concerns an encoder for an input audio signal (S(z)) comprising a combination module combining the input audio signal with an intermediate...
Slave mode transmit with zero delay for audio interface
An apparatus includes a first unit and a second functional units operating in a master-slave configuration. The first and second functional units operate as a...
System and method for correcting for lost data in a digital audio signal
In an embodiment, a method of receiving a digital audio signal, using a processor, includes correcting the digital audio signal from lost data. Correcting...
System and method for establishing communication channels between on-board
unit of vehicle and plurality of nodes
A method includes establishing communication channels between an on-board unit (OBU) of a vehicle and a plurality of nodes, tagging each of a plurality of data...
Electronic device protection system
A system for protecting an electronic device. The system includes a pocket, where the pocket is configured to receive an electronic device capable of receiving...
Device and method for tracking an accessed location of a network
A device comprises an analog signal port, a data packet port, and a control processor comprising circuitry to convert analog audio signals into the data packets...
Processing audio signals
A method of processing an audio signal transmitted from a remote transmitter and received at a local receiver of an acoustic system, includes at the receiver...
Method and device for background mitigation
Methods for audio processing suitable for use with an earpiece are provided. A method includes delivering audio to an ear canal, measuring a residual background...
Hearing instrument configured for wireless communication in bursts and a
method of supplying power to such
A hearing instrument configured to receive power from an energy source, the energy having an output voltage, the hearing instrument includes an ...
Mixing of in-the-ear microphone and outside-the-ear microphone signals to
enhance spatial perception
This document provides a hearing assistance device for playing processed sound inside a wearer's ear canal, the hearing assistance device comprising a first...
Audio control device and audio output device
An audio output device includes two digital microphone units that, upon receiving sound, convert the sound to PDM digital audio signals in which a state is...
NVH dependent parallel compression processing for automotive audio systems
A method is provided for controlling a dynamic range of audio reproduction in an interior of a vehicle. An input audio signal is received by an audio processor....
Parametric transducer and related methods
An ultrasonic audio speaker includes an emitter and a driver. The emitter can include a first layer having a conductive surface; a second layer having a...
Audio connectors with wavelength-division-multiplexing capabilities
Electronic devices are provided that communicate over cables and other communications paths that include optical and electrical paths. A cable may include wires...
Adaptive noise reduction using level cues
An audio device having two pairs of microphones for noise suppression. Primary and secondary microphones of the three microphones may be positioned closely...
Method and system for controlling a maximum signal level output to
headphones coupled to a wireless device
A method for controlling a maximum signal level output to headphones of a wireless device is provided. The method includes: determining an impedance of the...
Audio connection testing system
A testing system tests an audio connection between an audio source and a loudspeaker. The system includes a loudspeaker that converts a reference signal into a...
Systems, methods and apparatus for transmitting data over a voice channel
of a wireless telephone network using...
The various embodiments described herein generally provide apparatus, systems and methods which facilitate the transmission of data between a client device and...
Audio video offset detector
Systems and methods of measuring a temporal offset between audio content and video content that employ audio fingerprints from an audio signal in the audio...
Sound to haptic effect conversion system using waveform
A haptic conversion system is provided that intercepts frames of audio data, such as a digital audio signal, converts the frames into a haptic signal, and plays...
Remote-control device with directional audio system
A method of directing an audio signal to an intended user by a remote-control device coupled to an audio/video device is described. The remote-control device...
Process and device for synthesis of an audio signal according to the
playing of an instrumentalist that is...
Process for synthesis of a synthesized audio signal, in which at least one audio signal of contact is produced for each excitation contact of a sequence of...
Customizable electronic musical instrument and user interface
A customizable electronic musical instrument comprising a mounting frame for securing a plurality of user-installable electronic musical modules of various...
Optical electro-mechanical hearing devices with separate power and signal
A device to transmit an audio signal comprises at least one light source configured to transmit the audio signal with at least one wavelength of light. At least...
Systems and apparatus for expressing multimedia presentations
corresponding to print media
A media asset system and method is provided comprising a handheld reader having a sensor enabled to detect a discrete coded zone within a visual image, with the...
Data distribution unit for vehicle entertainment system
A data distribution unit for a vehicle includes a wireless receiver configured to receive coded data wirelessly via a cellular network, a signal processor...
Detection system and method for mobile device application
A system and method for detecting a non-visual code using an application on a mobile device, where the application is capable of associating the non-visual code...
Audio/video program-related hyperlink printer
A system is disclosed for hyperlinking to hyperlinked content corresponding to program material wherein the hyperlinking prints only pre-defined printable...
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...
Method and system for reduction of quantization-induced
block-discontinuities and general purpose audio codec
A method and system for reduction of quantization-induced block-discontinuities arising from lossy compression and decompression of continuous signals,...
Encoding method and encoding device, decoding method and decoding device
and transcoding method and transcoder...
A method of encoding a multi-object audio signal and an encoding apparatus, a decoding method and a decoding apparatus, and a transcoding method and a...
Method and apparatus to determine encoding mode of audio signal and method
and apparatus to encode and/or...
A method and apparatus to determine an encoding mode of an audio signal, and a method and apparatus to encode an audio signal according to the encoding mode. In...
System and method for customized prompting
A method for providing an audible prompt to a user within a vehicle. The method includes retrieving one or more data files from a memory device. The data files...
Automated difference recognition between speaking sounds and music
The present invention relates to means and methods of automated difference recognition between speech and music signals in voice communication systems, devices,...
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...
System for the secure management of digitally controlled locks, operating
by means of crypto acoustic credentials
The invention relates to a system that makes use of a mobile telephone (22) to which a user authorized to open a lock (28) has access. According to the...