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System and method for engaging a person in the presence of ambient audio
A computerized method for engaging a user of a mobile computer system. The mobile computer system may be connectible to a server over a wide area network. An...
Method for outputting audio and electronic device for the same
A method for communicating data by an electronic device is provided. The method includes transmitting a signal including audio/video (A/V) data to a first...
Acoustic channel-based data communications method
It discloses an acoustic channel-based data communications method which performs channel coding on an original data signal using a CRC coding method and a BCH...
Radio over internet protocol devices and methods for interoperability with
land mobile radio devices
Devices and methods are provided that permit interoperability between Radio over Internet Protocol (RoIP) devices and land mobile radio (LMR) devices. In one...
Automatic vehicle occupant audio control
An audio control arrangement for a motor vehicle includes a camera capturing images of a passenger of the motor vehicle. A processor is communicatively coupled...
Reducing audio artifacts in an amplifier with configurable final output
An amplifier may include a first stage configured to receive an input signal at an amplifier input and generate an intermediate signal which is a function of...
Multitrack recording system with wireless LAN function
A multitrack recording system is disclosed. A multitrack recording/reproducing apparatus records a first audio signal with a multitrack recording apparatus into...
Systems and methods for speech processing comprising adjustment of high
frequency attack and release times
Systems and methods described herein modify audio content on an electronic device. Embodiments can be configured to detect a mode of the electronic device to...
Gain parameter estimation based on energy saturation and signal scaling
A device including gain shape circuitry configured to determine a number of sub-frames of multiple sub-frames that are saturated, the multiple sub-frames...
Efficient DRC profile transmission
A method for decoding an encoded audio signal is described. The encoded audio signal comprises a sequence of frames, and is indicative of a plurality of...
Method and apparatus for improved ambisonic decoding
An embodiment of this disclosure provides an audio receiver. The audio receiver includes a memory configured to store an audio signal and processing circuitry...
Detecting distorted audio signals based on audio fingerprinting
An audio identification system generates a probe audio fingerprint of an audio signal and determines amount of pitch shifting in the audio signal based on...
Method and apparatus for quantisation index modulation for watermarking an
With quantization index modulation QIM it is possible to achieve a very high data rate, and the capacity of the watermark transmission is mostly independent of...
Active reverberation augmentation
A method for using a loudspeaker array that is housed in a loudspeaker cabinet to present audio content to a listener in a room includes receiving (1) an audio...
Selective suppression of audio emitted from an audio source
Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture to implement selective suppression of audio emitted from an audio source are disclosed. Example...
Providing information to a user through somatosensory feedback
A hearing device may provide hearing-to-touch sensory substitution as a therapeutic approach to deafness. Through use of signal processing on received signals,...
Electronic device and method of operating the same
Provided is an electronic device including a communicator including communication circuitry configured to perform wireless communication with a peripheral...
Soft decision audio decoding system
A soft decision audio decoding system for preserving audio continuity in a digital wireless audio receiver is provided that deduces the likelihood of errors in...
Haptic force-feedback for computing interfaces
Methods, systems, and apparatuses, including computer programs encoded on computer-readable media, for receiving, from an accelerometer, angle information of a...
System for detecting anomalies in gas turbines using audio output
In one embodiment, a turbine system includes a number of sensors, each of the number of sensors disposed in a respective location of the turbine system, and a...
Medical device comprising a visual and an audio alarm signal generator
A medical device (2, 3, 20), in particular a medical infusion device (2, 3, 20), comprises a control unit (200) for controlling operation of the medical device...
Audio output device and controlling method thereof
An audio output device which outputs an audio signal that offsets a direct sound in the first speaker to offset the direct sound generated in the second speaker...
Method and apparatus for an ultrasonic emitter system floor audio unit
Methods and systems are provided for ultrasonic emitter based audio devices. An example audio device may comprise one or more ultrasonic emitters. The audio...
Sparse decomposition of head related impulse responses with applications
to spatial audio rendering
This application describes methods of signal processing and spatial audio synthesis. One such method includes accepting an auditory signal and generating an...
System, apparatus and method for consistent acoustic scene reproduction
based on adaptive functions
A system for generating one or more audio output signals is provided, having a decomposition module, a signal processor, and an output interface. The signal...
System, device, and method utilizing an integrated stereo array microphone
The invention relates to an audio device for use proximate a user's ears. The audio device includes first and second audio transmitting/receiving devices that...
Method for representing multi-channel audio signals
A multi-channel input signal having at least three original channels is represented by a parameter representation of the multi-channel signal. A first balance...
Digital signal processor for audio extensions and correction of nonlinear
distortions in loudspeakers
Digital filters for processing an input audio signal for extending the audio capabilities and reducing distortion of a loudspeaker. Such extension may include a...
Pickup apparatus and pickup method
A pickup apparatus includes a digital signal processor, at least one microphone, multiple amplifiers, and multiple analog-to-digital converters (ADCs), where...
Switching device for a true diversity receiver
A switching device is adapted for a true diversity receiver and contains: a control switch defined between two microcontrollers of two antennas and configured...
Controlling speech enhancement algorithms using near-field spatial
A telephone includes at least two microphones and a circuit for processing audio signals coupled to the microphones. The circuit processes the signals, in part,...
Beamforming optimization for receiving audio signals
Techniques, described herein, may enable a computing device (e.g., a set-top-box, a user equipment (UE), etc.) with an array of sensors (e.g., microphones,...
Audio accelerometric feedback through bilateral ear worn device system and
A system includes at least one earpiece having at least one sensor, at least one speaker, and at least one processor capable of ascertaining a desired position...
Remote ground sensing for reduced crosstalk of headset and microphone
Apparatus and methods for reducing crosstalk in personal audio equipment are provided. In an example, a method to reduce headset audio crosstalk can include...
Providing hidden codes within already encoded sound tracks of media and
A system to facilitate measuring consumer use by using codes embedded in any raw audio or video content. The original code is then layered with additional codes...
Method for synchronizing video and audio in virtual reality system
A method for audio-video synchronization in a virtual reality (VR) system is provided. The VR system includes a VR device and a host device. The method includes...
Detection of privacy breach during a communication session
A method of identifying a breach in privacy during a communication session, including communicating with a remote communication device using a local...
Apparatus and method of controlling transmission of personal information
The present disclosure provides a control method of an Audio Video Navigation (AVN) system for vehicles. The control method may include: connecting the AVN...
Mutual information based intelligibility enhancement
Provided are methods and systems for improving the intelligibility of speech in a noisy environment. A communication model is developed that includes noise...
Method and apparatus for controlling audio playback based upon the
A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided to adjust audio file playback in terms of volume and/or compression. By example, a method...
Controlling a power amplification stage of an audio signal amplifier
An audio reproduction apparatus is shown and includes an amplifier with a power amplification stage having transistors in a push-pull arrangement. A bias...
Methods and systems for intelligent dual-channel volume adjustment
Disclosed herein are methods and systems for intelligent dual-channel volume adjustment. One embodiment takes the form of a dual-watch mobile radio that...
Gain adjustment apparatus and gain adjustment method
A gain adjustment apparatus includes a first output device configured to output a first audio signal, a second output device configured to output a second audio...
Synchronisation of audio and video playback
A method of playing audio content to a viewer in synchronization with a video content. The method comprises receiving and digitizing an ultrasonic signal...
Method of determining whether a phone call is answered by a human or by an
A system receives an audio stream from an application, and performs signal analysis on the audio stream to compute (on sound and silence) a sequence of events....
Harmonicity estimation, audio classification, pitch determination and
Embodiments are described for harmonicity estimation, audio classification, pitch determination and noise estimation. Measuring harmonicity of an audio signal...
Real-time audio source separation using deep neural networks
Methods and systems for audio source separation in real-time are described. In an embodiment, the present disclosure describes reading and decoding an audio...
Audio signal encoder and method for generating a data stream having
components of an audio signal in a first...
An audio signal synthesizer generates a synthesis audio signal having a first frequency band and a second synthesized frequency band derived from the first...
Voice-based realtime audio attenuation
An example implementation may involve driving an audio output module of a wearable device with a first audio signal and then receiving, via at least one...
Adaptive interchannel discriminative rescaling filter
A method for adjusting a degree of filtering applied to an audio signal includes modeling a probability density function (PDF) of a fast Fourier transform (FFT)...