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Voice-based search processing
Architecture for completing search queries by using artificial intelligence based schemes to infer search intentions of users. Partial queries are completed...
Device for perceptual weighting in audio encoding/decoding
A hierarchical audio coder for use in a frequency band divided into adjacent first and second sub-bands, the coder including: a core coder (305) for coding an...
Dropout concealment for a multi-channel arrangement
A method conceals dropouts in one or more audio channels of a multi-channel arrangement. The method maps transmitted signals into a frequency domain during an...
Audio signal encoding or decoding
Encoding an audio signal is provided wherein the audio signal includes a first audio channel and a second audio channel, the encoding comprising subband...
Single path architecture and automatic gain control (SAGC) algorithm for
low power SDARS receivers
An automatic gain control (AGC) for use in a digital radio receiver that allows at least two types of input signal to be processed using a single receiver front...
Method and apparatus for encoding/decoding broadcast or recorded segments
and monitoring audience exposure thereto
Methods and apparatus for encoding and decoding information in broadcast or recorded segment signals are described. In certain embodiments, an audience...
Headset with on-ear detection
A headset including a body configured to be affixed to an ear of a user, and a speaker for reproducing an audio signal, the speaker representing part of the...
Connector assembly comprising a first part and a second part attachable to
and detachable from each other
An connector assembly for use in, for example, a hearing aid, the assembly having a first connector and a second connector adapted to be detachably attached and...
Adaptive remastering apparatus and method for rear audio channel
Provided is an adaptive remastering apparatus and method for a rear channel, which emphasizes only signals of the rear channel while maintaining signals of...
Audio system configured to fade audio outputs and method thereof
An audio system configured to fade audio outputs and method thereof are provided, wherein the audio system includes a first speaker, a second speaker, a...
Audio processing apparatus and program
In an audio processing apparatus, a signal processor controls a volume of a sound signal provided to a sound emitting device. An adaptive filter determines an...
Phase layering apparatus and method for a complete audio signal
The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for redeeming otherwise closed and concealed information contained in audio signals. This includes both...
Method and apparatus for reducing timestamp noise in audio echo
A communication end device of a two-way communication system is shown. The device includes an audio signal capture device for capturing local audio to be...
Method and apparatus for correlating two data sections
Watermarking of audio signals intends to manipulate the audio signal in a way that the changes in the audio content cannot be recognized by the human auditory...
Extracting features of video and audio signal content to provide reliable
identification of the signals
Signatures that can be used to identify video and audio content are generated from the content by generating measures of dissimilarity between features of...
Packet handler for high speed data networks
An improved packet handler for VoIP cable modems and other high-speed digital devices includes a direct communication link via hardware among internal...
Method, system, and device of video communication
A method, a system, and a device of video communication are provided. A sub-picture in a synthetic picture corresponding to each audio stream received is...
Method for detecting video tiling
A method for detecting errors on an audio/video (A/V) data stream in a data service network includes providing multicast components operably coupled to each...
Mobile terminal and method of creating multimedia contents therein
A mobile terminal including a camera configured to capture a first video image of a user using the mobile terminal, a wireless communication unit configured to...
Emergency vehicle alarm system and method
The emergency vehicle alarm system and method allows a user to select an emergency vehicle alert as a telematics service in a mobile vehicle. Once the user...
Methods, systems, and devices are described for automatically converting audio input signal data into musical score representation data. Embodiments of the...
Method and apparatus for synchronizing local and remote audio and video
A method and apparatus for eliminating the apparent delays in a televised presentation between local program content and delayed program content received from a...
Method and an apparatus for decoding an audio signal
An apparatus and method for processing an audio signal are discussed. According to an embodiment, the apparatus includes a receiving unit receiving a downmix...
Methods and devices responsive to ambient audio
A portable device uses a microphone to listen to ambient audio, derives data from captured audio signals, and uses the derived data to request delivery of the...
Encoding and decoding of audio signals using complex-valued filter banks
An encoder (109) comprises a receiver (201) which receives a time domain audio signal. A filter bank (203) generates a first subband signal from the time domain...
Efficient use of phase information in audio encoding and decoding
An efficient encoded representation of a first and a second input audio signal can be derived using correlation information indicating a correlation between the...
Temporal envelope shaping for spatial audio coding using frequency domain
Certain types of parametric spatial coding encoders use interchannel amplitude differences, interchannel time differences, and interchannel coherence or...
Audio/music decoding device and method utilizing a frame erasure
concealment utilizing multiple encoded...
An audio/music decoding device capable of improving quality of a decoded signal generated by conceal processing of a frame erase using a scalable encoding...
Codebook segment merging
Provided are, among other things, systems, methods and techniques for merging entropy codebook application ranges within an audio signal. According to one...
Method for detecting statuses of components of semiconductor equipment and
An apparatus for detecting an operational status of a semiconductor equipment includes an audio frequency signal receiving unit and an analysis and...
Broadcasting signal processing apparatus and method thereof for recording
and reproducing with respect to hard...
A broadcast signal processing apparatus that is capable of recording and reproducing an externally received broadcast signal with respect to a hard disc drive,...
Method and apparatus for reducing and restoring the effectiveness of a
commercial skip system
A method and apparatus is disclosed which reduces or removes the effectiveness of commercial skip systems such as presently found in VCRs, PVRs, etc. which are...
Image display device
An image display device includes a housing including a front cabinet and a back cabinet. Inside the housing, arranged are a flat display panel, a speaker which...
Method and an apparatus for decoding an audio signal
The present invention relates to an apparatus for processing an audio signal and method thereof. The present invention includes receiving a downmix signal...
Programmable integrated microphone interface circuit
An integrated circuit for providing programmable microphone interface includes an input terminal for receiving an input signal and an output terminal for...
Audio signal processing circuit
Plural variable gain amplifiers amplify audio signals of plural channels for each channel. An interface receives, from outside, plural gain control data...
Electronic device and external equipment with configurable audio path
Electronic devices and accessories such as headsets are provided. An accessory may include speakers and active noise cancellation circuitry. Microphones may be...
System and method for intelligibility enhancement of audio information
A method for processing an input signal to create an enhanced output signal includes obtaining an envelope of the input signal, determining a logarithm signal...
Secure provisioning of a portable device using a representation of a key
A portable device initially accesses a secure server and requests a certificate. The secure server generates a random key and encodes the generated key to...
Oscillation-echo preventing circuit and microphone/speaker unit
An oscillation-echo preventing circuit has a microphone/speaker unit and a voltage-canceling circuit for canceling voltages of audio receive signals. The...
Audio/video entertainment system and method
The preferred embodiment of the present invention provides a system and method for programming and/or charging one or more audio/video devices such that the...
Method of viewing a data broadcast and a receiver for implementing the
A device for receiving broadcast signal is disclosed. More specifically, the device includes an user interface (132) configured to provide at least one command...
Broadcasting receiving apparatus
The portable player is connected to a first connector, and the PC is connected to a second connector. A first connection detecting unit detects whether the...
Method, apparatus and system for incorporating voice or video
communication into a television or compatible...
Voice or video communication is incorporated into a television or compatible audio capable visual display by routing a television signal through a communication...
Digital media processor
Circuits, methods, and apparatus that provide highly integrated digital media processors for digital consumer electronics applications. These digital media...
Traffic light system and method for using the same
A traffic light system includes a traffic light unit and at least one reminding unit. The traffic light unit includes a plurality of traffic lights, a detecting...
Method and apparatus to automatically match keys between music being
reproduced and music being performed and...
A method to automatically match keys between music being reproduced and music being performed includes detecting a key from an audio signal being reproduced...
Digital FM radio system
The present invention is for a high quality digital FM radio system that utilizes the subcarrier band to generate digital audio signals. The hybrid FM radio...
System and method for sharing information between a concierge and guest
A novel mechanism is disclosed by which a sender can direct information such as an audiovisual signal to a particular recipient's audiovisual display device,...
Utilizing an audio signal to monitor a program with a technique that is
operable even during a mute mode
An apparatus for monitoring a program signal received from a broadcast source that is to be performed by reproduction equipment, wherein an audio portion of the...