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Apparatus and method for processing audio signals recorded on a medium
This invention relates to a karaoke CD format and a device for controlling audio signals utilizing the karaoke CD format which provides a user with selective...
System and method of supporting transport and playback of signals
A method and system of supporting transport and playback of signals, such as audio, video, and data signals. A reference model configured to support transport...
Broadcasting service system using mobile communication terminal
According to an embodiment of the present Invention, an apparatus includes an audio video contents receiver configured to receive signals and information, a...
Digital broadcast receiver and digital broadcast transmitter
A digital broadcast transmitter includes a first de-multiplexing unit for separating video/audio data and real-time broadcast program information from a...
Method and apparatus for approximating an upper-bound limit for an
absolute value of a complex number or norm...
A method for approximating an upper bound limit for the absolute value of a complex number or the norm of a two-element vector is disclosed. An upper bound...
Embedded speech and audio coding using a switchable model core
A method for processing an audio signal including classifying an input frame as either a speech frame or a generic audio frame, producing an encoded bitstream...
Multi-frame prediction for hybrid neural network/hidden Markov models
A method and system for multi-frame prediction in a hybrid neural network/hidden Markov model automatic speech recognition (ASR) system is disclosed. An audio...
Distortion-based method and apparatus for buffer control in a
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for controlling a buffer in a communication system, such as a digital audio broadcasting (DAB) communication system. A more...
Intelligent electronic device having audible and visual interface
An intelligent electronic device having an audible and visual interface for providing audible and visual instructions to a user in an event of an alarm or...
Hearing assistive system with low power interface
A communications interface provides for communications between a wireless communication device and a hearing assistive device. The communications interface...
Satellite receiver performance enhancements
Long time interleaver and listenable audio performance enhancements for a satellite receiver are presented. One enhancement includes comparing a correlation and...
Control signals in streaming audio or video indicating a watermark
Methods and apparatuses for searching for a control signal in streaming video or streaming audio that indicates the presence of a watermark in the streaming...
Method and system to process a digital image
A method and an apparatus to process a digital image is provided. The method may comprise receiving host image data, receiving audio data and embedding the...
Adaptive feedback cancellation based on inserted and/or intrinsic
characteristics and matched retrieval
An audio processing system processing an input sound to an output sound includes: an input transducer for converting input sound to an electric input signal and...
Hearing aid and method for controlling signal processing in a hearing aid
A hearing aid includes a signal path for receiving at least one audio input signal and an autocorrelation index (ACI) estimator (4). The ACI includes a...
Human body sound transmission apparatus and method for minimizing signal
A human body sound transmission apparatus and method for minimizing a signal loss are disclosed. The human body sound transmission apparatus includes: an audio...
Hearing aid device and hearing aid method
A hearing aid device includes a plurality of microphones which converts picked sound to audio signals, an inter-signal phase difference calculation unit which...
Audio signal processing for separating multiple source signals from at
least one source signal
An audio signal processing device is provided whereby, from two systems of audio signals in which audio signals of multiple audio sources are included, the...
Sound processing apparatus, sound processing method, and sound processing
A sound processing apparatus includes a power spectrum operation unit obtaining a power spectrum of an audio signal, an envelope component removal unit removing...
Audio system with balance setting based on information addresses
An audio system for a vehicle that includes a system for allowing an occupant of the vehicle to adjust a balance setting of each audio source (116). The audio...
Apparatus and method of reproducing virtual sound of two channels
A stereo sound generation apparatus and method of reproducing multi-channel sound input signals through two-channel speakers. The stereo sound generation...
Distributed multi-party conferencing system
Techniques for multi-party conferencing are provided. A plurality of audio streams is received from a plurality of conference-enabled devices associated with a...
Method and apparatus for avoiding wireless audio signal transmission
In one aspect, in general, the invention features a method including a second wireless system determining a frequency of active operation of a first wireless...
Receiving device, delay-information transmitting method in receiving
device, audio output device, and...
A television receiver computes a delay time of an image displayed on the television receiver with respect to an audio signal transmitted from the television...
Sleep inducing apparatus and electronic device using the same
An apparatus for inducing sleep includes an audio generator, a signal generator, and a signal processor. The audio generator generates audio signals. The signal...
Interactive entertainment devices interchangeably arrangable in adjacent
An entertainment device is configured to receive a limited range wireless signal from at least one other entertainment device when adjacently arranged in close...
Systems and methods for animal containment, training, and tracking
Systems for containing, training, and tracking pets utilize electronic pet tags or collars, including IR reception and two-way RF communication. An aimable IR...
Display screen with graphical user interface
Display screen with graphical user interface
Sharing of access to a storage device
A method and system for sharing access to a storage device. Two processing devices are connected to a storage device interface. The processing devices are...
Asynchronous sampling rate converter for audio applications
In recent years, it has become commonplace for portable devices to generate analog audio signals from numerous sources, meaning that the codecs employed in...
Automated distortion classification
A method of and system for automated distortion classification. The method includes steps of (a) receiving audio including a user speech signal and at least...
Classification of audio signals
An encoder comprising an input for inputting frames of an audio signal in a frequency band, at least a first excitation block for performing a first excitation...
Method and apparatus for encoding/decoding audio signal using adaptive LPC
Provided are a method and apparatus for encoding or decoding an audio signal by adaptively interpolating a linear predictive coding (LPC) coefficient. In the...
Method and apparatus for adaptive sub-band allocation of spectral
An apparatus and method for adaptive sub-band allocation of spectral coefficients are disclosed. The sizes of sub-bands are determined according to the...
Method for coding and decoding the wideness of a sound source in an audio
A parametric description describing the wideness of a non-point sound source is generated and linked with the audio signal of said sound source. A presentation...
Headset with auxiliary input(s) for cell phone and/or other devices
An active-noise-reduction (ANR) headset includes at least one auxiliary connection to an output of at least one device, such as a personal communications,...
A device under test (DUT) may be connected to test equipment. The test equipment may include a multi-carrier signal generator and a host computer. The signal...
Information processing apparatus and program
An information processing apparatus is provided that includes a control unit to execute an operating system and selectively output a first video signal or both...
Television broadcast receiving/recording device
Disclosed is a television broadcast receiving/recording device that receives a digital broadcast signal or an analogue broadcast signal, and outputs and records...
Method and device for improved sound field rendering accuracy within a
preferred listening area
A method and a device for sound field reproduction from a first audio input signal uses a plurality of loudspeakers for synthesizing a sound field within a...
Switching circuit and electronic device using the same
An electronic device includes an audio power amplifier used to output a left and a right channel audio signal, an earphone jack assembly, and a switching...
Active snubber for improving stability of headphone amplifiers
Audio amplifiers, particularly those employed with headphones, use snubbers to suppress or snub signals within a particular frequency range. Conventional...
Method, apparatus and computer program for calculating and adjusting the
perceived loudness of an audio signal
One or a combination of two or more specific loudness model functions selected from a group of two or more of such functions are employed in calculating the...
Adapter for connecting accessories to an electronic device
Users with headsets may share an electronic device such as a portable computer or handheld device. The electronic device may have a connector such as an audio...
Adaptive loudness levelling for digital audio signals
A time-domain method of adaptively levelling the loudness of a digital audio signal is proposed. It selects a proper frequency weighting curve to relate the...
Calibrated digital headset and audiometric test methods therewith
A digital headset system for use in audiometric testing. The headset system includes a stored calibration reference relating the exact frequency and volume...
Systems and methods for improved over-current clipping
Systems and methods for implementing over-current protection include reducing a clip level while an over-current condition is being detected. Once the...
System and method for automated audio visual system control
A system and method are provided for automating control of a plurality of video displays coupled to a plurality of video sources through a switchable network....
AV delay measurement and correction via signature curves
Embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for non-invasive, "in-service" AV delay detection and correction. These systems and methods do...