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Configurable network interface device and systems and methods for its use
Embodiments of the invention provide network interface devices and systems and methods for using them. For instance, a system in accordance with certain...
Method and apparatus to reduce audio frequencies in a switching power
An example controller for use in a power supply regulator includes a switch signal generator, a modulation circuit, and a multi-cycle modulator circuit. The...
Comfortable laptop computer stand
A laptop computer stand includes a case having a top, a bottom, right and left sides, a front, and a back. The stand further includes a plurality of speakers...
Video-audio playing system relating to 2-view application and method
A video-audio playing system relating to 2-view application and a method thereof are provided. In the present invention, sound signals respectively...
3D television broadcasting system
Television broadcasting systems of this invention comprise an imaging system, and transmission system, and a displaying system. The imaging system captures...
Computing device with color organ
A computing device includes an audio signal processing unit, a light module, and driving circuits. The audio signal processing unit decompresses digital audio...
Apparatus and method of reproducing content in mobile terminal
Content reproducing apparatus and method of a mobile terminal are disclosed. During the reproduction of content, vibration pattern corresponding to content is...
Apparatus and method for commercial transactions using a communication
An apparatus for effecting commercial transactions with a server using a transaction card via a communication device is provided. The apparatus includes a...
Lossy coding of signals
A method is described for packing variable-length entropy coded data into a fixed rate data stream along with resolution enhancement data, the method providing...
Audio playlist system and method
Information about desired songs is collected on a portable memory device in communication with a radio tuner. The radio tuner may receive signals from a...
Apparatus and method for generating a multi-channel synthesizer control
signal, multi-channel synthesizer,...
An apparatus and a method for generating a multi-channel synthesizer control signal, a multi-channel synthesizer, a method of generating an output signal from...
Selective bandwidth extension for encoding/decoding audio/speech signal
A method of receiving an audio signal includes measuring a periodicity of the audio signal to determine a checked periodicity. At least one best available...
Warped spectral and fine estimate audio encoding
A warped spectral estimate of an original audio signal can be used to encode a representation of a fine estimate of the original signal. The representation of...
Adaptive frequency prediction for encoding or decoding an audio signal
In one embodiment, a method of transceiving an audio signal is disclosed. The method includes providing low band spectral information having a plurality of...
Method and apparatus to encode and decode an audio/speech signal
A method and apparatus to encode and decode an audio/speech signal is provided. An inputted audio signal or speech signal may be transformed into at least one...
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; extracting a...
Method and apparatus for processing digital audio signal and related
Every extreme value in an audio waveform represented by a digital audio signal having a sequence of samples is detected. A number of samples between samples...
Information signal reproducing apparatus
An information signal reproducing apparatus is capable of forming a suitable reproducing environment and building an easy-handling reproducing system regardless...
Transmitting device, receiving device and transmitting/receiving device
A transmitting device, a receiving device and a transmitting and receiving device includes multiple devices connected. When these devices have duplicate...
Earphone assembly with moisture resistance
An acoustic system includes a receiver or microphone, a tube, a barrier, and an equalization device. The receiver is capable of outputting an audio signal. The...
Programmable auditory prosthesis with trainable automatic adaptation to
An auditory prosthesis (30) comprising a microphone (27) for receiving the sound and producing a microphone signal responding to the received sound, an output...
Audio volume control circuit and method thereof
An audio volume control circuit includes a signal intensity calculating circuit for generating a first signal intensity value corresponding to a signal...
Audio processing system for an audio output device
An exemplary audio processing system includes a gain control unit, a sampling unit, and a triggering unit. The gain control unit is configured for amplifying an...
Mobile device having acoustic shock prevention circuit and related
A mobile device has an acoustic shock prevention circuit and prevents an acoustic shock unexpectedly occurring when receiver signals and speaker signals are...
Digital audio communication and control in a live performance venue
In embodiments of the present invention improved capabilities are described for digitally transmitting audio that is converted from analog audio received from...
Method and system for providing binaural hearing assistance
A method of providing binaural hearing assistance to a user, comprising: capturing audio signals at an ear unit worn at each side of the users head; defining a...
Method and an apparatus of decoding an audio signal
A method of decoding an audio signal is disclosed, The present invention includes the steps of receiving the audio signal having a plurality of channel signals...
System and method for in-band A/V timing measurement of serial digital
A system and method for characterizing the relative offset in time between audio and video signals and enables the receiver of the audio and video signals to...
Audio-visual quality estimation
A method and an apparatus for estimating a quality of an audio-video signal includes calculating audio and video quality factors from audio and video technical...
A finding system with a base charger, finder, and other functional features includes a receiving unit and a base unit. The receiving unit is recharged using the...
Radiation detection system and method of indicating presence of radiation
A radiation detection system can include a radiation detector to detect radiation and an audio output device to produce audible sounds. The detected radiation...
Apparatus and method for adapting audio signals
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, an audio control apparatus having a game audio port for receiving a...
Aural indication of remote control commands
A disclosed set top box or other multimedia receiver suitable for use in a multimedia distribution network includes a remote control interface operable to...
System and method for processing audio signals received by a communication
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a communication device having a controller to receive a media program...
Method and apparatus for audio/data/visual information
A method of selecting, storing and delivering desired audio/data/visual information includes the steps of determining viewing preferences of a viewer and...
Interactive remote control system and method
A method and system for controlling operation of one or more electronic devices of an audio-video system with a separate remote controller via a feedback mode...
Keyboard video mouse (KVM) switch for transmission of high quality audio
with 64-bit data packets wherein...
The present invention provides an intelligent, modular multimedia computer management system for coupling a series of remote computers to one or more user...
Method and apparatus for estimating high-band energy in a bandwidth
A method (100) includes receiving (101) an input digital audio signal comprising a narrow-band signal. The input digital audio signal is processed (102) to...
Method and an apparatus for processing a signal
A method of processing a signal is disclosed. The present invention includes receiving extension information and at least one downmix signal of a first downmix...
Transforming a tactually selected user input into an audio output
A contextual input device includes a plurality of tactually discernable keys disposed in a predetermined configuration which replicates a particular...
Method and apparatus for improving speech recognition and identifying
video program material or content
A system for identification of video content in a video signal is provided via a sound track audio signal. The audio signal is processed with filtering,...
Low-complexity encoding/decoding of quantized MDCT spectrum in scalable
speech and audio codecs
A scalable speech and audio codec is provided that implements combinatorial spectrum encoding. A residual signal is obtained from a Code Excited Linear...
Method and apparatus for transmit and receive clock mismatch compensation
An apparatus and method for processing signals are disclosed. The apparatus may include an oversampling circuit configured to receive a plurality of audio...
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...
System and method for providing hearing assistance to a user
A hearing assistance system, having an audio signal source, a transmission unit for transmitting audio signals from the audio signal source via a wireless right...
Method and device for in ear canal echo suppression
An earpiece (100) and acoustic management module (300) for in-ear canal echo suppression control suitable is provided. The earpiece can include an Ambient Sound...
Apparatus and method for switching audio amplification
Apparatus and method for switching audio amplification. In an embodiment, an apparatus for switching audio amplification includes an output circuit. The output...
An audio device 100 which replays audio on the basis of an external audio signal PAS outputted from a portable audio device (500) includes: a power supply unit...
Audio output apparatus and compensation method thereof
An audio output apparatus including a digital operation unit, a digital-to-analog converter (DAC), a left channel unit, a right channel unit and a common unit...
Display device on/off detection methods and apparatus
Display device ON/OFF detection methods and apparatus are disclosed. An example method disclosed herein to determine whether a presentation device is ON or OFF...