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Audio codec producing a tone controlled output
An audio codec includes an input for receiving audio information. Audio processing circuitry produces a first stereo audio signal, a second stereo audio signal,...
Multi-membrane microphone for high-amplitude audio capture
Disclosed herein are apparatus, method, and computer program product whereby a device receives an acoustic signal. In response to the received acoustic signal,...
Audio signal transmitting apparatus, audio signal receiving apparatus,
audio signal transmission system, audio...
According to the invention, there is provided an audio signal receiving apparatus which receives audio signals transmitted from external connection apparatuses...
An authentication device for fitting at the entrance to a property includes an externally facing interface including a speaker and a microphone; an internally...
Method for automatically controling volume level for calculating MOS
The present invention relates to a method of automatically controlling the volume level of communication speech for Mean Opinion Score (MOS) measurement, which,...
Multi-sensor sound source localization
A multi-sensor sound source localization (SSL) technique is presented which provides a true maximum likelihood (ML) treatment for microphone arrays having more...
Information processing apparatus and television tuner
An information processor includes an operation unit for receiving a selected analog television channel, an identification signal generator for generating, from...
Supplementary visual display system
A visual display system includes a display device having an image display region for presenting images to a viewer. The system includes one or more illumination...
Computer keyboard with processor for audio and telephony functions
A computer keyboard provides for one or more of processing, interfacing, input/output control with respect to the computer and/or one or more devices coupled to...
Wagering game machine with scalable fidelity audio
A computerized wagering game system includes a gaming module comprising gaming code which is operable to present a wagering game on which monetary value can be...
Associating objects with corresponding behaviors
Methods and systems for associating objects with corresponding machine behaviors. Machine behaviors refer to responsive actions that are triggered when an...
Media file format, system, and method
Digital content encoded in a media file format may be presented by accessing the media file, reading parameters that describe the content, and processing the...
Method and apparatus for automatic detection and identification of
unidentified Broadcast audio or video signals
A system and method of detecting unidentified broadcast electronic media content using a self-similarity technique is presented. The process and system...
Method for differentiated digital voice and music processing, noise
filtering, creation of special effects and...
A method for differentiated digital voice and music processing, noise filtering and the creation of special effects. The method can be used to make the most of...
Curb detection device for motor vehicles
The present invention provides parking curb detection devices and methods for alerting a motor vehicle driver when a predetermined distance from a parking curb...
IT terminal and audio equipment identification method therefor
Disclosed are a method and an apparatus for identifying audio equipment plugs to be connected to a jack interface of an IT terminal including a common jack...
Demodulation apparatus and receiving apparatus
A portable phone device comprises a telephone unit for base band processing of a receiving signal and audio conversion processing, as well as a global...
Frequency planning for switching devices for multi-band broadcast radios
Systems and methods are disclosed that use multiple DC-DC (direct-current-to-direct-current) regulators and configurable DC-DC regulators with respect to...
Data transmitting apparatus and method
A ground station multiplexes audio digital data of a plurality of audio broadcasts, GUI data, and download audio data and transmits the multiplexed signal to a...
Video apparatus capable of changing video output mode of external video
apparatus according to video input mode...
A video apparatus capable of changing a video output mode of an external video apparatus, and a control method of the video apparatus are provided. The video...
Method and apparatus for compensating audio/video synchronization
An audio and video synchronization compensation method and apparatus for smoothly compensating audio and video synchronization in an audio and video system such...
Volume control circuits for use in electronic devices and related methods
and electronic devices
Volume control circuits for use in electronic devices are provided. Some embodiments of the present invention provide volume control circuits for use in...
System and method for digital signal processing
The present invention provides for methods and systems for digitally processing audio signals by adjusting the gain of a signal a first time, using a digital...
Audio enhancement method and system
A method for transforming an audio signal and a system employing that method is disclosed. The method proceeds by extracting from the signal components that...
A microphone apparatus is obtained capable of preventing howling effectively, while having no time difference between a timing of voice utterance to a...
Active noise cancellation in hearing devices
Disclosed is a hearing device system comprising at least one hearing aid circuitry and at least one active noise cancellation unit, the at least one hearing aid...
Adjusting dynamic range of an audio system
An audio reproduction system substantially fits the dynamic range of recorded and broadcast music (or other type of audio content) into a desired output dynamic...
Purposeful degradation of sidetone audio for providing feedback about
transmit-path signal quality
An enhanced sidetone system is disclosed which provides the user of a telecommunications terminal, while speaking, with immediate audio feedback that...
Full duplex telephone system employing automatic level control for
improved digital signal processing of audio...
Audio processing systems, such as full duplex digital telephone systems, are provided in which analog automatic level control (ALC) circuitry is employed to...
Wide-band multi-format audio/video production system with frame-rate
A multi-format digital video production system enables a user to process an input video program to produce an output version of the program in a final format...
Signal transmission apparatus
A signal transmission apparatus is connected to a network as one node among a plurality of nodes involved in the network which is provided with an audio signal...
Receiving apparatus and television receiver
A television receiver having: an external input terminal to receive a non-RF signal from a first external device, the non-RF signal being a video and/or audio...
Quiet power up and power down of closed loop digital PWM modulators
A switching audio amplifier circuit drives a switching audio amplifier stage using a digital PWM signal from an audio source. A PWM duty ratio modifier modifies...
A toothbrush (100) may include an audio component (140) configured to operate as a microphone to receive an audio signal in a first mode of operation and to...
Method and apparatus for controlling an apparatus having a parental
A method for controlling an apparatus such as a television signal receiver having a parental control function allows users to change a setting associated with...
Decoding apparatus, decoding method, and recording medium
A decoding apparatus includes a unit decoding and inversely quantizing coded data to obtain frequency domain audio signal data, a unit computing from the coded...
Adapting masking thresholds for encoding audio data
According to one embodiment, an improved audio coding technique encodes audio having a low frequency transient signal, using a long block, but with a set of...
Method of coding a source audio signal, corresponding coding device,
decoding method and device, signal,...
A method is provided for coding a source audio signal. The method includes the following steps: coding a quantization profile of coefficients representative of...
Method, medium, and apparatus encoding and/or decoding an audio signal
A method, medium, and apparatus encoding and/or decoding an audio signal. The method of encoding an audio signal includes transforming an input audio signal...
Systems and methods for controlling audio volume in the processor of a
high definition audio codec
Systems and methods for controlling the audio volume of an audio signal in an HDA codec having a programmable processor such as a DSP, wherein the codec...
Identification of proximate mobile devices
A method of identifying proximate mobile devices, the method comprising the steps of: providing a sensory identifier (ID), a first mobile device (1) detecting...
Radio communication device
The invention relates to a method and arrangement for reducing power consumption of a radio communication device. In a solution according to the invention an...
FM band availability based on GPS
Methods and apparatus for determining an available FM frequency channel for interfacing with FM modulated output signals from a wireless device are described...
Data communication apparatus and control method for prevention of audio
noise signals due to transmitted data
A data communication apparatus includes a band-elimination filter configured to perform a process of reducing a specific frequency component included in...
Controller integrated audio codec for advanced audio distribution profile
audio streaming applications
A novel and useful apparatus for and method of integrating the advanced audio distribution profile (A2DP) audio codec into a Bluetooth controller for audio...
Information recording medium, and apparatus and method for recording
information to information recording medium
An information recording medium achieves high speed conversion of a signal input externally from MPEG-TS to MPEG-PS complying with the DVD standard. An...
An audio signal is compressively encoded into encoding-resultant audio data. A video signal is compressively encoded into encoding-resultant video data. An...
Interconnected multimedia systems with synchronized playback
One or more digital audio systems, such as a digital audio workstation, and one or more digital video systems, such as a video server, are interconnected by a...
Connected audio and other media objects
Various signal processing methods and apparatus are provided. One claim recites a method of linking media to a network resource. The method includes: computing,...
Headset systems and methods
A digital audio player device can be attached, adhered, or otherwise embedded into or upon a removable oral appliance or other oral device to form an intraoral...