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Audio processing based upon camera selection
A method including generating respective audio signals from microphones of an apparatus; determining which camera(s) of a plurality of cameras of the apparatus...
Paper conveying apparatus, jam detection method, and computer program
Provided is a paper transporting device and the like capable of suppressing errors in determining jam occurrences. A paper transporting device has: a transport...
Complex exponential modulated filter bank for high frequency
reconstruction or parametric stereo
An apparatus and method are disclosed for filtering an audio signal are disclosed. The apparatus includes an analysis filter bank, a high frequency...
Audio based discovery and connection to a service controller
Techniques for automatically connecting to a service controller are described herein. In one example, a service controller device includes a processor and a...
Subband block based harmonic transposition
The present document relates to audio source coding systems which make use of a harmonic transposition method for high frequency reconstruction (HFR), as well...
Speech enhancement for target speakers
A method of speech enhancement for target speakers is presented. A blind source separation (BSS) module is used to separate a plurality of microphone recorded...
Hybrid audio delivery system and method therefor
Methods and systems to produce audio output signals from audio input signals. In one embodiment, a first portion of the audio input signals can be...
Method and system for interference suppression using blind source
A method of interference suppression is provided that includes receiving a first audio signal from a first audio capture device and a second audio signal from a...
Very short pitch detection and coding
System and method embodiments are provided for very short pitch detection and coding for speech or audio signals. The system and method include detecting...
Coding apparatus, decoding apparatus, and methods
A coding apparatus normalizes a low-frequency spectrum included in each of sub-bands obtained from dividing a low band part, using a largest amplitude value...
System and method for narrow bandwidth digital signal processing
The present invention provides methods and systems for narrow bandwidth digital processing of an input audio signal. Particularly, the present invention...
Method and apparatus for processing an audio signal
The present invention relates to a method for processing an audio signal, comprising: a step of performing a frequency conversion process on an audio signal to...
Adaptive quantization noise filtering of decoded audio data
A method including steps of decoding an encoded audio signal indicative of encoded audio content (e.g., audio content captured during a teleconference) to...
Systems and methods of performing gain control
A particular method includes determining, based on an inter-line spectral pair (LSP) spacing corresponding to an audio signal, that the audio signal includes a...
Audio coding method and apparatus
An audio signal is coded, where a frequency spectrum of the audio signal is divided into first and second regions. Spectral peaks in the first region are...
Method for segmenting videos and audios into clips using speaker
A method for segmenting video and audio into clips using speaker recognition is provided to segment audio according to speaker audio, and to make audio clips...
Active noise cancellation in audio output device
An audio output device controls the application of active noise cancellation (ANC) levels based on a current status of the device. The audio output device...
Noise reducing device, noise reducing method, noise reducing program, and
noise reducing audio outputting device
A noise reducing device includes: an acoustic-to-electric conversion section for collecting noise and outputting an analog noise signal; an analog-to-digital...
Method for the synthetic generation of a digital audio signal
A method for the synthetic generation of a digital audio signal by means of periodic sampling of a waveform shall permit the user a particularly simple and...
Automatic transcription of musical content and real-time musical
Various embodiments provide techniques for generating real-time musical accompaniment for musical content included in an audio signal. A real-time musical...
Use of optical reflectance proximity detector in battery-powered devices
Various methods, systems, and devices for identifying a condition of a battery-powered device are presented. For example, a device may include a smoke detection...
Alarming parents for stopping children being left in a vehicle by mistake
Reminder mechanisms for driver handheld mobile devices are provided to provide an alarm to prevent children being left in a vehicle by mistake by a child...
Device, system, and method of preventing unauthorized recording of visual
content displayed on an electronic device
The present disclosure involves preventing unauthorized recording of visual content displayed on an electronic device. Via a mobile computing device, it is...
Standard time synchronization method for electronic device
A method of time synchronization between a timepiece-equipped electronic device and a cell phone or an IPAD, which includes the steps of: (a) utilizing the...
Aircraft flight deck audio system and a method for controlling such an
An aircraft flight deck audio system, including a central management unit and pilot, co-pilot and third-man terminals. Estimation units estimate the quality of...
Systems and methods for delivery of personalized audio
There is provided a media device for use in a system including a plurality of speakers. The media device includes a memory configured to store a software...
Digital wireless audio transmission system and method for wireless audio
An audio transmission system including a wireless digital microphone unit which detects audio signals and wirelessly transmits the detected audio signals based...
Audio reproduction device target sound signature
A system for tuning an audio reproduction device is disclosed. The system includes an audio signal generator for generating an audio signal to be played back in...
Automatic loudness control
An improved automatic loudness control system and method comprise controlling gain/attenuation applied to an input audio signal and providing an output audio...
Mitigating effects of electronic audio sources in expression detection
In a speech-based system, a wake word or other trigger expression is used to preface user speech that is intended as a command. The system receives multiple...
Irregularity detection in music
Embodiments of the present invention relate to detecting irregularities in audio, such as music. An input signal corresponding to an audio stream is received....
Signal processing device, imaging apparatus, and signal-processing program
A signal-processing device includes a determination section that compares a frequency spectrum and a floor spectrum of an input audio signal to each other for...
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 apparatus for decoding speech/audio bitstream
A method and an apparatus for decoding a speech/audio bitstream are disclosed, where the method for decoding a speech/audio bitstream includes determining...
Comfort noise generation
A system for generating comfort noise for a stream of frames carrying an audio signal includes frame characterizing logic configured to generate a set of filter...
Encoder, decoder and methods for backward compatible dynamic adaption of
A decoder for generating an audio output signal having one or more audio output channels from a downmix signal having a plurality of time-domain downmix samples...
Apparatus, method and computer program for upmixing a downmix audio signal
using a phase value smoothing
An apparatus for upmixing a downmix audio signal describing one or more downmix audio channels into an upmixed audio signal describing a plurality of upmixed...
Speech recognition wake-up of a handheld portable electronic device
A system and method for parallel speech recognition processing of multiple audio signals produced by multiple microphones in a handheld portable electronic...
Wireless communication USB dongle
A communication device that may be removably coupled to a USB port, the device having a processor and non-volatile memory and configured to execute code,...
Bar code reading terminal with video capturing mode
A bar code reading terminal can, in one embodiment, include a two-dimensional image sensor and an imaging assembly. The terminal can be configured, in response...
Adjusting a playback device
Certain embodiments provide methods and systems for managing a sound profile. An example playback device includes a network interface and a non-transitory...
Streaming audio, DSP, and light controller system
Streaming audio is adjusted within one or more real-time digital signal processors (DSPs) by entering audio adjustment parameters using a smart phone...
Haptic effect conversion system using granular synthesis
A system is provided that converts an input, such as audio data, into one or more haptic effects. The system applies a granular synthesis algorithm to the input...
Assembly and a method for determining a distance between two sound
An assembly and a method for determining the distance between two sound providers, such as the ear pieces of a headset or two hearing aids. A signal is fed to...
System and method for bass enhancement
A system and method for enhancing the real and/or perceived bass band of an audio signal is disclosed. A computationally simple yet effective bass band...
Actively suspended seat with bass loudspeakers
A system for a seat in a motor vehicle that has a cabin audio system and a bass loudspeaker that is able to generate sound in the cabin. The system includes a...
Headset system with user-configurable function button
A headset providing audio input and output for a mobile device includes a microphone and speaker. An RF transceiver performs wireless communication with the...
Dynamic frequency-dependent sidetone generation
The overall performance and power utilization of an audio device may be improved with an adaptive sidetone generation system that generates sidetones optimized...
Information processing system and method, information processing
apparatus, image-capturing device and method,...
A feature extracting unit obtains sensor data from a plurality of sensors to calculate each feature. When an event determining unit determines the occurrence of...
Proximity based wireless audio connection
A base device for a portable source device includes an output device and a proximity sensor configured (i) to receive a proximity signal associated with the...