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Wireless headset having improved RF immunity to RF electromagnetic
interference produced from a mobile wireless...
A wireless headset has improved immunity to RF electromagnetic interference produced from wireless communications devices. A headset body is adapted to be worn...
Method and apparatus for utilizing modulation based audio correlation
technique for maintaining dynamic FM...
A method of operating a single-tuner radio includes tuning into a first frequency. A pause in a first signal associated with the first frequency is detected....
Methods and apparatus for identifying a digital audio signal
Methods and apparatus for identifying a digital audio signal are described. An example apparatus for identifying a digital audio signal includes an input to...
Audio and video recording and reproduction apparatus for reproducing audio
signals having different volume levels
An audio and video recording and reproduction apparatus includes an audio signal switch section for outputting one of a first audio signal having a first volume...
Record carrier carrying a video signal and at least one additional
A record carrier is described carrying a video signal and at least one additional information signal, such as graphics or audio. The at least one additional...
Method for extracting a fingerprint data from video/audio signals
A method for extracting a fingerprint data from video/audio signals, comprising the steps of sending a series of video frame images into a fingerprint...
A composite speaker is provided capable of obtaining larger sound output than that of a conventional flat panel speaker and flat speaker when input with an...
Apparatus including microphone arrangements
An apparatus includes first and second microphone arrangements, arranged to output first and second signals respectively and is operable in a first mode and a...
Method for recognizing ear phone in portable terminal and apparatus
Disclosed is an apparatus for recognizing an earphone of a portable terminal that includes an interface unit which is connected to the earphone; a controller...
Sound volume correcting device, sound volume correcting method, sound
volume correcting program, and electronic...
A sound volume correcting device includes: a variable gain unit controlling a gain of an input audio signal on the basis of a gain control signal; a voice...
Apparatus, system, and method for automated call initiation
Apparatus, system, and methods for automated call initiation. In some implementations, the method for automated call initiation includes initiating an automated...
VoIP integrating system and method thereof
An internet phone integrating system includes a PC, a VoIP phone, a softphone, an HID signal-transmitting unit, and a media transmitting unit. The VoIP phone...
Signal processing apparatus, signal processing method, program, and
recording medium for enhancing voice
A signal processing apparatus processing a video signal and an audio signal in synchronization with the video signal includes generating means for generating...
Synthesized string tuner
A method for tuning a musical instrument comprising: (a) digitizing the vibration of at least one vibrating element of the instrument; (b) estimating the...
Interactive doll or stuffed animal
A toy has a body in the form of a doll or a living being, an audio output to reproduce audio effects, a memory to provide audio data, a controller to control...
Interactive toothbrush and removable audio output module
An oral care implement (100), comprising an oral care region (124,127) attached to a body (125), a portion (126) of the body being configured for gripping by a...
Method and apparatus for multimodal voice and web services
A voice server can be located, temporarily allocated, and sent audio. The results are returned to a voice client, and the voice server is deallocated for use by...
Audio and/or video generation apparatus and method of generating audio
and/or video signals
An audio and/or video generation apparatus which is arranged in operation to generate audio and/or video signals representative of an audio and/or video source,...
Systems and methods using neural networks to reduce noise in audio signals
Systems, methods, and computer program products are provided to provide noise reduction for an input signal using a neural network. A feed-forward set of neuron...
Coding/decoding of digital audio signals
The invention relates to the coding/decoding of a signal into several sub-bands, in which at least a first and a second sub-bands which are adjacent are...
Estimating pitch by modeling audio as a weighted mixture of tone models
for harmonic structures
Disclosed herein is a pitch estimation apparatus and associated methods for estimating a fundamental frequency of an audio signal from a fundamental frequency...
Method and apparatus for decoding an audio signal
Method and apparatus for processing audio signals are provided. The method for decoding an audio signal includes receiving filter information, applying spatial...
Apparatus, method, and manufacture for connectable gain-sharing automixers
A device for audio mixing includes a cascade input port and a first cascade input component that includes a first cascade input level detector component that...
Audio processing apparatus and method of mobile device
An audio processing apparatus and method for a mobile device are provided. The audio processing apparatus and method may appropriately determine sound source...
Waveform quality feedback for the selection of gateways
Techniques are disclosed for selecting transmission resources in a telecommunications system that comprises different networks, where the techniques are based...
Combined audio/video monitor and light box assembly
Apparatus including a combined monitor and display assembly installable in an area occupied by an individual, and at the location occupied by the individual's...
Portable terminal with music performance function and method for playing
musical instruments using portable...
Disclosed are a portable terminal with a music performance function and a method for playing a variety of musical instruments. The method includes: selecting a...
Audio decoder, audio object encoder, method for decoding a
multi-audio-object signal, multi-audio-object...
An audio decoder for decoding a multi-audio-object signal having an audio signal of a first type and an audio signal of a second type encoded therein is...
Method and apparatus for delivery of aligned multi-channel audio
There is provided a method of encoding audio and including said encoded audio into a digital transport stream, comprising receiving at an encoder input a...
Speech enhancement with noise level estimation adjustment
Enhancing speech components of an audio signal composed of speech and noise components includes controlling the gain of the audio signal in ones of its...
Stretching/shrinking selected portions of a signal
Techniques are described to allow a user of a signal editing tool to "stretch" or "shrink" a selected portion of a recorded signal to change the length of the...
Interactive text editing
A method for providing suggestions includes capturing audio that includes speech and receiving textual content from a speech recognition engine. The speech...
Systems, methods, apparatus, and computer program products for enhanced
Techniques described herein include the use of equalization techniques to improve intelligibility of a reproduced audio signal (e.g., a far-end speech signal).
Audio signal processor and audio signal processing system
Even when a system is made to have a configuration in which a plurality of transmission paths are connected to each other, a transmission-impossible time in...
System and method for localized noise cancellation
A system and method for localized noise cancellation. An audio signal is received from an environment in close proximity to a primary area. The audio signal is...
Wireless satellite digital audio radio service (SDARS) head unit with
portable subscription and cell phone...
A system and method for automated activation of a radio, or content receiver, used to receive subscription radio services such as XM or Sirius radio. A wireless...
Recording/reproduction apparatus and recording/reproduction method
An apparatus for recording and reproducing image data to which audio data is attached includes an extracting unit adapted to extract a specific audio or voice...
Phantom power controlled switch
A switching operation is performed in response to an externally applied DC control signal from an external load. An input connector receives an input audio...
Generation of probe noise in a feedback cancellation system
The invention regards a scheme for generating a probe noise signal to be used in an anti feedback system of an audio system. The audio system comprises e.g. a...
Hearing aid, computing device, and method for selecting a hearing aid
A hearing aid includes a microphone to convert sounds into electrical signals, a transceiver configured to communicate with a computing device through a...
Device and method for compensating supply voltage from power supply and
A device is used for compensating a supply voltage from a power supply, the supply voltage powers an audio device. The device includes a detecting circuit and a...
Apparatus for processing an audio signal and method thereof
A method of processing an audio signal is disclosed. The present invention includes receiving, by an audio processing apparatus, an input signal; receiving user...
System for increasing perceived loudness of speakers
A system can be provided for increasing loudness of an audio signal to present a perceived loudness to a listener that is greater than a loudness provided...
Audio-video reproduction apparatus
An audio-video (AV) reproduction apparatus capable of analyzing the spectrum of the audio component of an input or reproduced AV signal. The audio component is...
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...
Audio mute concealment
Mute intervals of an audio signal are concealed by decreasing a user's perception of missing audio information. During the mute interval, different concealment...
Audio signal decorrelator, multi channel audio signal processor, audio
signal processor, method for deriving an...
An audio signal decorrelator for deriving an output audio signal from an input audio signal has a frequency analyzer for extracting from the input audio signal...
Directed acoustic sound system
An acoustic sound system usable in electronic entertainment systems that generates highly directional sound. The directed acoustic sound system includes a...
Method for representing multi-channel audio signals
A multi-channel input signal having at least three original channels is represented by a parameter representation of the multi-channel signal. A first balance...
Packet based transmission of multiple data signals
Apparatus, systems and methods for receiving one or more input signals and providing output signals in various video, audio, data and mixed formats are...