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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...
Channel reconfiguration with side information
During production, at least one audio signal is processed in order to derive instructions for channel reconfiguring it. The at least one audio signal and the...
Method and apparatus of increasing speech intelligibility in noisy
A method (400, 600, 700) and apparatus (220) for enhancing the intelligibility of speech emitted into a noisy environment. After filtering (408) ambient noise...
Multimedia playing system and time-counting method applied thereto
A multimedia playing system includes an audio outputting device and a multimedia player. The audio outputting device includes a connecting plug and a distance...
System, medium, and method of encoding/decoding multi-channel audio
An system, method, and method of encoding/decoding a multi-channel audio signal, including a decoding level generation unit producing decoding-level information...
Audio usage detection
An audio handling device comprising: a source of audio data; a microphone; a loudspeaker; a transmitter for transmitting audio data; modification means for...
Clock generation for integrated radio frequency receivers
Systems of clock generation for integrated radio frequency receiver. In an integrated radio frequency receiver, a mixer is often used to down convert the...
Delivering fundamental frequency and amplitude envelope cues to enhance
Systems, apparatus, and techniques are described to perform operations including receiving speech that includes audio signals from a talker. A fundamental...
Positioning of speakers in a 3D audio conference
A method, implemented by electronic data processing resources, for audio conference between conference participants via their respective terminals, the...
Audio signal processing apparatus
An audio signal processing apparatus for outputting an input digital audio signal as a positive phase PWM signal and a negative phase PWM signal. The resolution...
Arrangement and method for communicating audio and DC signals
An arrangement includes an input, a modulation circuit, an isolation circuit, a demodulator circuit, a detector circuit and at least two outputs. The input is...
Wireless HD AV packet format
An audio/video (AV) processor is coupled to a media access controller (MAC) to generate a composite packet having an optimized format for carrying audio, video,...
Image capturing device with signal sampling
An image capture device includes a first clock generating unit that generates a first clock for sampling a video signal using a first crystal oscillator, a...
System and method for a conference server architecture for low delay and
distributed conferencing applications
Systems and methods for conducting a multi-endpoint video signal conference are provided. Conferencing endpoints are linked by pairs of a reliable and a less...
Mouse with improved input mechanisms using touch sensors
A mouse having improved input methods and mechanisms is disclosed. The mouse is configured with touch sensing areas capable of generating input signals. The...
Talking plush novelty toy and interactive story book for teaching a reader
desired behavioral patterns to...
A portable talking toy having an audio signal producer is provided with an educational book, which contains indiciums noted on at least one of the pages that...
Apparatus and a method for decoding an encoded audio signal
An apparatus for decoding an encoded audio signal having first and second portions encoded in accordance with first and second encoding algorithms, ...
Adaptive variable bit rate audio encoding
A method and apparatus for producing a variable bit rate audio signal is disclosed. An audio signal is encoded into a plurality of encoded audio signals at...
Dialogue enhancement techniques
A plural-channel audio signal (e.g., a stereo audio) is processed to modify a gain (e.g., a volume or loudness) of a speech component signal (e.g., dialogue...
Method and apparatus for distortion of audio signals and emulation of
vacuum tube amplifiers
A method for digitally processing audio signals to emulate the effects of vacuum tube amplifiers and preamplifiers, musical instrument amplification systems,...
Apparatus and method of encoding and decoding audio signals
In one embodiment, the method includes receiving an audio signal having configuration information and at least one channel, and reading an indicator from the...
Method and system for estimating frequency and amplitude change of
Methods, digital systems, and computer readable media are provided for estimating change of amplitude and frequency in a digital audio signal by transforming a...
Data recording and reproducing apparatus, method of recording and
reproducing data, and program therefor
A data recording and reproducing apparatus is adapted to receive audio data created by encoding an original sound signal and to decode the audio data into the...
System and method for transmitting data over an audio communication link
The present invention relates to a system and method that allows a user to transfer digital data to and from a mobile device between two or more communication...