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Array speaker apparatus
An array speaker apparatus includes an array speaker in which plural speaker units are arranged in a single body, a sound source localization adding unit which...
Method and an apparatus for decoding an audio signal
A method for processing an audio signal, comprising: receiving a downmix signal, a first multi-channel information, and an object information; processing the...
Echo mitigation in a conference call
In an example embodiment, an example method is provided for echo mitigation in a conference call. In this method, a test audio signal is transmitted to a...
Conference audio system, process for distributing audio signals and
Conference audio systems are widely known and are usually used in political or economic debates, at fairs and wherever a plurality of people discuss with each...
Multi-carrier digital mobile multimedia broadcast system and the digital
information transmission method thereof
The present invention discloses a multi-carrier digital multimedia broadcast system and the digital information transmission method thereof. After RS encoding...
System and method for controlling bit rate of video signal and audio
A video and audio bit rate control system which controls a bit rate of a video signal and an audio signal input from a plurality of information sources is...
Switchboard for multiple data rate communication system
A switchboard device and methods of operation of same are disclosed. Embodiments of the invention may provide a flexible means of interconnecting wideband and...
An output device to output an image and/or a sound based on a signal input from one of a plurality of external devices connected to the output device, the...
Multi-mode safety system for spotter-assisted vehicle maneuvering
Apparatus and associated methods involve a handheld illuminated module to communicate safety information from a spotter to a driver during a vehicle maneuver....
Keytar controller with percussion pads and accelerometer
A keytar is disclosed. The keytar has a keyboard body having a front face, left side, right side and rear face. A piano-style keyboard with a number of keys is...
Discriminator for discriminating employed modulation technique, signal
demodulator, musical instrument and...
A signal modulator includes a discriminator for discriminating a modulation technique through which a carrier signal was modulated to a quasi audio signal and a...
Client-side audio signal mixing on low computational power player using
A low computational power digital audio player achieves beat continuous transitioning between digital audio pieces based on beat metadata, which can be...
Movable audio-visual component system and method
An audio-visual ("A/V") system includes a plurality of A/V components, each one of which can be attached to a wall using a bracket or support bar and each one...
Audio output adjusting device of home theater system and method thereof
A home theater system, an audio output adjusting device of a home theater system and methods thereof allow a prescribed or three-dimension audio configuration...
Controlling activation of an application program in an audio signal
User operates a selection switch to instruct temporary activation of an application. For the application of which the temporary activation has been instructed,...
Circumvention of dynamic, robust, embedded-signal detection
Described herein is a technology facilitating circumvention of dynamic and robust detection of one or more embedded-signals (e.g., watermark, copyright notice,...
Audio encoder, decoder, and encoding method thereof
An encoder capable of reducing the degradation of the quality of the decoded signal in the case of band expansion in which the high band of the spectrum of an...
System and method for biometric acoustic noise reduction
Embodiments of the invention provide a communication device and methods for generating enhanced audio signals. An audio signal comprising a speech signal and a...
Method of deriving a set of features for an audio input signal
The invention describes a method of deriving a set of features (S) of an audio input signal (M), which method comprises identifying a number of first-order...
Encoder for audio signal including generic audio and speech frames
A method for encoding audio frames by producing a first frame of coded audio samples by coding a first audio frame in a sequence of frames, producing at least a...
Mobile communication terminal and method of controlling volume thereof
A mobile communication terminal and method of controlling a volume thereof are disclosed, by which the volume of the mobile communication terminal can be...
Methods and systems for reducing an effect of ambient noise within an
auditory prosthesis system
An exemplary method of reducing an effect of ambient noise within an auditory prosthesis system includes dividing an audio signal presented to an auditory...
Apparatus and method for operating a hearing aid
A programmable hearing aid including means for receiving and transmitting data wirelessly from and to a portable module being in proximity to said hearing aid....
Speaker array apparatus and method for setting audio beams of speaker
To provide a speaker array apparatus and a method for setting audio beams in a speaker array apparatus, in which the degree of freedom in the place where the...
Distributed audio signal processing system
A distributed audio signal processing system having a plurality of linked audio signal processing units is disclosed. Each audio signal processing unit has...
Audio signal adjusting system and method
An audio signal adjusting method is disclosed, which comprises steps of: determining an environment noise level; calculating a ratio between an environment...
Signal processing apparatus and method, and program
A signal processing apparatus includes: clip detector means that detects presence/absence of a clipped part with a deformed waveform in each of N audio signals...
Audio distribution system
Speaker control systems are implemented using a variety of systems and methods. In one such system, an audio signal is distributed to at least one speaker...
Audio outputting device, audio outputting method, noise reducing device,
noise reducing method, program for...
Disclosed herein is an audio outputting device for switching a plurality of processes to perform a process on an audio signal, and acoustically reproducing and...
Audio reproduction apparatus and control method for the same
There is provided an audio reproduction apparatus. The audio reproduction apparatus comprises a first acquisition unit, a determination unit, a calculation...
System, apparatus, and method of speaker
A system, and an apparatus of speaker, and a method for forming a virtual audio is provided. An audio source is processed by a second audio source processing...
Method and an apparatus of decoding an audio signal
The present invention includes an audio signal receiving unit receiving the audio signal having a plurality of channel signals including an ambient component...
Digital telephone data and control signal transmission system
Techniques are disclosed for using Ethernet Layer 1 as a means for transporting audio, control, and status signals between telephones and an aggregator device...
System and method for improved view layout management in scalable video
and audio communication systems
A system and method for transmitting a plurality of video signals scalably coded into layers including a base layer and one or more enhancement layers and...
Electromagnetic field pickup for musical instruments
An electromagnetic field pickup (10) for a musical instrument including an electromagnetic signal generator (12), an electromagnetic field transducer (18), a...
Information processing apparatus, sound analysis method, and program
An information processing apparatus is provided which includes a beat analysis unit for detecting positions of beats included in an audio signal, a structure...
Method and apparatus for simultaneously testing multiple set-top boxes
A method and apparatus for simultaneously testing multiple set-top boxes uses a test equipment structure or frame for receiving a known good set-top box and a...
Method of acquiring program guide information, program guide method
appropriate for the same, and program guide...
A method and apparatus of acquiring program guide information for a digital television receiver. There is provided a digital television signal receiver,...
Operating method for integrated interface of PDA and wireless
An operating method for an integrated interface of a PDA and a wireless communication system includes the following steps. Firstly, when the wireless...
Information processing device and method for processing signal of
information processing device
An information processing device is provided with plural HDMI connectors through which an audio signal is supplied to the other information processing device....
Data searching using spatial auditory cues
Spatial auditory cues are produced while a user searches a database for stored information. The spatial auditory cues assist the user in quickly locating stored...
Methods and apparatuses for encoding and decoding object-based audio
An audio decoding method and apparatus and an audio encoding method and apparatus which can efficiently process object-based audio signals are provided. The...
Synthesis of lost blocks of a digital audio signal, with pitch period
The present invention relates to signal modification before pitch period repetition for the synthesis of blocks lost on decoding digital audio signals. The...
Medication adherence system
A system comprising a medication tray (10) and a docking station (20) for facilitating effective self-management of medication treatment by patients is...
Pulsatile cochlear implant stimulation strategy
An implantable device includes a multi-channel electrode array in which each channel is associated with an electrode in the array. An audio processing stage...
In-vehicle system (IVS) control of emergency data communications
An in-vehicle system (IVS) captures data such as location data and in an emergency automatically places a call to an emergency call taker or PSAP via a wireless...
Systems and methods for suppressing radio interference from a noise source
via active filtering
Systems and methods are provided for suppressing radio interference from a noise source having an operating frequency. In accordance with an embodiment, a...
Methods and systems for blending between stereo and mono in a FM receiver
Methods and systems for blending the audio output from a received FM signal between stereo and mono in which the L-R (left-minus-right) gain of the FM MPX may...
Wireless headset and method for robust voice data communication
A wireless device for use with speech recognition applications comprises a frame generator for generating successive frames from digitized original audio...
Apparatus and method of encoding and decoding audio signal
In one embodiment, the method includes receiving the audio signal having a plurality of random access units. The random access unit includes one or more frames...