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Method of compensating for audio frequency characteristics and audio/video
apparatus using the method
A method of compensating for spatial audio frequency characteristics that varies in accordance with a mounting condition of a down firing speaker of an...
Method of using an apparatus to automatically control sudden changes in
A method includes comparing a magnitude value of an audio signal in a fixed unit section with a target volume level, measuring audio gain in each fixed unit...
Automatic audio gain control for concurrent capture applications
A system level automatic gain control ("System AGC") automatically initializes and controls analog microphone gain in an environment where multiple independent...
Signal processing device, signal processing method, and program therefor
A signal processing device includes a bass signal extractor, a harmonic wave generator, a level detector, and an adjustment controller. The bass signal...
In-vehicle entertainment sound system
A method of recording a recommended plurality of audio signals (40) in an entertainment sound system (42) associated with an automotive vehicle (12)includes a...
Apparatus and method for authorizing reproduction and controlling of
program transmissions at locations distant...
A wireless device and method may comprise a receiver and method for receiving wireless transmissions including locating data, authorization data and program...
Multi-source distributed audio amplification and control system for
structured wiring systems
Various embodiments of the invention are directed toward a multi-zone audio distribution, amplification, and control system for use with structured wiring...
Time shifted harmonics generator
An electrical signal derived from an audio source is passed through an amplifier and is then divided into two discrete signal paths. The signal traveling along...
Audio broadcast processing method
An audio broadcast processing method includes a plurality of steps. One step involves processing an audio broadcast having at least one occurrence of signal...
Method and apparatus for conversion between multi-channel audio formats
An input multi-channel representation is converted into a different output multi-channel representation of a spatial audio signal, in that an intermediate...
Low-power reconfigurable hearing instrument
A reconfigurable processing unit for a digital hearing instrument includes an IS processor module, a plurality of processing units and a crosspoint switch...
Emergency notification device and system
An audio warning monitoring device, system and method including an audio detector, one or more audio screens to determine if monitored sound is an alarm, a...
Portable hand-held music synthesizer and networking method and apparatus
The apparatus involves a hand-held housing with a memory for storing coded audio event data, a mechanism for downloading into the memory coded audio event data...
Audio jack connector
An audio jack connector includes an insulating housing, signal terminals and a ground terminal. The insulating housing defines an insertion hole extending...
Apparatus and method for commercial transactions using a communication
An apparatus for commercial transactions using a transaction card via a communication device in audio communication with a remote processor assembly is...
Wireless audio and video signal transmitting and receiving system
A wireless audio and video signal transmitting and receiving system includes a transmitting assembly including having a first logic circuit, an input for...
Method and system for reduction of quantization-induced
block-discontinuities and general purpose audio codec
Systems and methods are provided for ultra-low latency decompression for a general-purpose audio input signal. In accordance with one implementation, a...
Apparatus and method for encoding/decoding signal
An encoding method and apparatus and a decoding method and apparatus are provided. The decoding method includes extracting a three-dimensional (3D) down-mix...
Method, medium, and system scalably encoding/decoding audio/speech
A method, medium, and system scalably encoding/decoding audio/speech. The method includes splitting an input signal into a low frequency band signal that is...
Method and system for dynamic aliasing suppression
A method of for aliasing suppression in a sub-band speaker-phone system, comprising receiving an analog audio signal from a near end analog audio input...
Audio font output device, font database, and language input front end
An audio font output device is disclosed that is able to effectively convert characters or text into an audio signal recognizable by the acoustic sense of human...
Circular frequency translation with noise blending
An audio signal is conveyed more efficiently by transmitting or recording a baseband of the signal with an estimated spectral envelope and a noise-blending...
An audio processor is provided which includes a digital signal processor for processing a digital audio data in an inputted digital audio file and a digital...
High accuracy tonotopic and periodic coding with enhanced harmonic
Generating electrode stimulation signals for an implanted electrode array is described. An acoustic audio signal is processed to generate band pass signals...
Directional sound processing in a cochlear implant
A cochlear implant implementing a directional sound processing system is provided. Specifically, the cochlear implants implementing the present invention...
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...
Systems and methods for noise cancellation and power management in a
This includes systems and methods for noise cancellation and power management in a wireless headset. The wireless headset can perform noise cancellation by...
Method of outputting audio signal and mobile communication terminal using
A mobile communication terminal includes a receiver converting an audio signal outputted from the mobile communication terminal into an audible sound; a coupler...
Logarithmic compression systems and methods for hearing amplification
Embodiments of the invention provide an amplifier including a gain control circuit having a gain measurement circuit as part of a feedback loop. The gain...
Method and apparatus for diminishing mismatch effects between switched
A circuit for diminishing mismatch effects between at least two switched signals includes at least three processing circuits configured to receive at least two...
Electronic bass instrument tube preamplifier
An Electronic bass register musical instrument tube preamplifier includes an in line signal pre-amplification device in a Class A audio amplifier configuration....
User adjustable volume control that accommodates hearing
A method for processing audio signals optimizes the listening experience for hearing impaired listeners, as well as non-hearing impaired listeners, without...
Method and an apparatus for processing an audio signal
An apparatus for controlling a volume of an audio signal and method thereof are disclosed, by which a volume of an input signal can be controlled by using a...
Increased dynamic range microphone
Disclosed herein are apparatus, method, and computer program product whereby a device receives an acoustic signal, where the acoustic signal has a variable...
Method and apparatus for stereo enhancement of an audio system
A processing apparatus which is suitable for signal communication with a system having at least one of an input module and an output module. The processing...
Method and system for enhancing bass effect in audio signals
The quality of music output from audio systems is improved by simulating the effect of low frequency signals in the human ear. This thus allows listeners to...
System and method for digital signal processing
The present invention provides methods and systems for digitally processing audio signals. Some embodiments receive an audio signal and converting it to a...
The disclosed BTSC encoder includes a left high pass filter means for receiving a digital left channel audio signal and for digitally high pass filtering the...
Enhanced audio recording for smart pen computing systems
In a pen-based computing system, a pair of microphones captures audio concurrently with a smart pen device capturing handwriting gestures. The audio captured by...
Vehicle remote control interface for controlling multiple electronic
An interface device for interconnecting fixed controls of a vehicle to electronic devices. The interface device is capable of receiving control signals from...
Binaural decoder to output spatial stereo sound and a decoding method
A binaural decoder for an MPEG surround stream, which decodes an MPEG surround stream into a stereo 3D signal, and a decoding method thereof. The method...
Wireless audio systems and related methods
Systems and methods are provided to facilitate the distribution of audio signals over wireless networks. In one implementation, an audio system includes a head...
Video audio processing device and standby and return method thereof
In a video audio processing device, a signal processing block (11, 12) includes an instruction memory (111, 121) and performs signal processing in accordance...
Delay matching in audio/video systems
An audio/video system comprises an audio signal processing path having an audio path delay and a video signal processing path having a video path delay. The...
Device and method for the transmission and reception of high fidelity
audio using a single wire
An audio device (200) includes a first and second ICs (210) and (250) and a substrate (205). The first IC includes a sigma-delta, A/D converter (218) operable...
System and method of vehicle passenger detection for rear seating rows
A system for detecting a passenger in a rear seating row of a vehicle and alerting an occupant of a vehicle when a passenger safety device in a rear row is not...
Scheme for providing audio effects for a musical instrument and for
controlling images with same
A method for use with a musical instrument includes receiving a signal representative of a sound produced by the musical instrument, receiving a selection of an...
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...
Method and apparatus for determining whether or not a reference pattern is
present in a received and possibly...
Many watermarking systems make use of correlation for calculating a detection metric, which means that several reference patterns are generated at encoder side...
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...