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Synchronization of audio channel timing
Synchronization of plural outputs of data transported by a wireless network is facilitated by bandlimiting a sample clock signal controlling a rate at which...
Piezoelectric speaker driving system and method thereof
A piezoelectric speaker driving system includes a band splitter, a plurality of gain producers, an adder, a piezoelectric speaker, a sound compensator and a...
Enhanced 3D audio/video processing apparatus and method
The enhanced 3D audio/video processing apparatus according to one embodiment of the present invention may comprise: a three-dimensional (3D) content generating...
Television receiver with a TV phone function
A videophone system includes a processor which selectively sets a television (TV) broadcast program viewing function mode and videophone function mode in...
Audio processing of shared content
An audio processor for a video conference system receives an audio signal from content to be shared over a video conference and an audio signal from a network....
Signal enhancements for audio
The present application describes signal enhancements to reduce bone conduction sensations of a wearable computing device and applications thereof. An example...
Device for monitoring a sound pressure level
Devices for monitoring a sound pressure level of sound generated by a speaker. For example, the device may sample voltages at various points along a path of an...
Sound to haptic effect conversion system using multiple actuators
A haptic conversion system is provided that analyzes an audio signal, generates a plurality of haptic signals based on the analysis of the audio signal, and...
A speaker system may include a dome-shaped shell defining an internal cavity, a receiver configured to receive audio signals from a wireless-enabled device and...
Printer diagnostics using external microphone
The present disclosure is directed to a printing device, a system, and a method. The printing device according to one embodiment includes a chassis...
Infrared audio systems and related methods
A transmitter for transmitting audio signals via infrared light includes a first mounting board and a first plurality of narrow angle LED emitters and a first...
Apparatus and method for encoding and decoding of integrated speech and
audio utilizing a band expander with a...
An apparatus and a method for integrally encoding and decoding a speech signal and a audio signal. The encoding apparatus may include: an input signal analyzer...
Audio encoding apparatus and method, and audio decoding apparatus and
An audio encoding apparatus to encode an audio signal using lossless coding or lossy coding and an audio decoding apparatus to decode an encoded audio signal...
Dual model speaker identification
A processing system receives an audio signal encoding an utterance and determines that a first portion of the audio signal corresponds to a predefined phrase....
Hydro pneumatic accumulator with internal leak detection
A piston type hydro pneumatic accumulator with internal leak detection, having a gas chamber and a liquid chamber, the piston type hydro pneumatic accumulator...
Audio decoder configured to convert audio input channels for headphone
The proposed technology provides an audio decoder (100) configured to receive input signals representative of at least two audio input channels. The audio...
Audio processing apparatus and related method
An audio processing apparatus including an audio phase detecting device and an adjusting device is provided. After detecting a phase relationship between a...
Harmonic feature processing for reducing noise
Devices, systems and methods are disclosed for reducing noise in input data by performing a hysteresis operation followed by a lateral excitation smoothing...
Mutable direct box and integrated phantom-powered music instrument tuner
Apparatuses, systems and methods are presented which provide for a musical instrument direct box combined with a musical instrument tuner which may be phantom...
Automatic gain control sub-circuit management
Aspects of the subject disclosure provide a reader device for managing operation of an automatic gain control (AGC) sub-circuit on a host device computing...
Ultrasonic blood flow doppler audio with pitch shifting
An ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system produces audio Doppler from detected Doppler signals. The Doppler signals are detected in a band of frequencies which...
Configuring a sound system
A method of configuring an audio system comprising one or more speaker units, comprises: transmitting radio signals from at least a first location indicating a...
Apparatus and method for realizing a SAOC downmix of 3D audio content
An apparatus for generating one or more audio output channels is provided. The apparatus includes a parameter processor for calculating output channel mixing...
Audio interface device
A wireless interface device for at least one of wireless transmission from an electric analog audio device or wireless reception at an electric analog audio...
Method for rendering a stereo signal
The invention relates to a method for rendering a stereo audio signal over a first loudspeaker and a second loudspeaker with respect to a desired direction, the...
Audio output control method and apparatus
An audio output control method and apparatus using a wired/wireless communication system is provided. An audio output control method of an audio output device...
Menu navigation method for user of audio headphones
A method of operating an audio system having first and second sources includes outputting a first audio signal from the first source on first and second...
Personal control apparatus and method for sharing information in a
A cable management system comprising at least a first control cable with a respective cable connector that is configured to operably link with a video/audio...
High band excitation signal generation
A particular method includes determining, at a device, a voicing classification of an input signal. The input signal corresponds to an audio signal. The method...
Enhanced chroma extraction from an audio codec
The present document relates to methods and systems for music information retrieval (MIR). In particular, the present document relates to methods and systems...
Systems, methods, components, and software for detection and/or display of
rear security threats
Across the planet, the fear of physical attacks is experienced daily by millions of men and women, especially those walking or running alone in secluded areas....
Audio headset system and apparatus
According to one embodiment of the technology described herein, a audio headset system is provided, comprising: a speaker; a signal processor configured to...
Connectorized cochlear implant systems and methods
An exemplary system includes 1) a cochlear implant module configured to be implanted within a patient and comprising cochlear implant circuitry configured to...
Point-to-point ad hoc voice communication
A wireless communication device establishes voice communication between a supported user and a selected remote device supporting another user via a ...
Safe audio playback in a human-machine interface
The present invention relates to an audio processing system (100) for providing safe audio playback. An audio controller (110) outputs an intermediate audio...
Sound source selection for aural interest
A viewer-selectable audio display region is associated with certain pixels of a video feed visible to the viewer of the video. Directional microphones provide...
Amplifier for electrostatic transducers
A class D audio amplifier provides both an audio output signal and a DC bias voltage to an electrostatic transducer (9). In the amplifier, a modulated sequence...
Method for encoding audio signals, apparatus for encoding audio signals,
method for decoding audio signals and...
The invention introduces a new concept for hierarchical coding of HOA content. A method for encoding a hierarchical audio bitstream comprises rendering a HOA...
Speech/audio signal processing method and apparatus
The present invention discloses a speech/audio signal processing method and apparatus. In an embodiment, the speech/audio signal processing method includes:...
Remote access control
Methods and devices for using a backend system to allow access to a residence are provided herein. In some embodiments, a call box located at a residence may...
Audio processing devices with port output circuits controlled by PC beep
An audio processing integrated circuit chip, such as codec chip, includes at least one port output circuit configured to generate an audio signal to drive an...
Public location individual audio delivery device and method
A public location individual audio delivery device and method allows individual access and control to audio associated with a visual presentation within a...
Systems and methods of switching coding technologies at a device
A particular method includes encoding a first frame of an audio signal using a first encoder. The method also includes generating, during encoding of the first...
Systems, methods, and apparatus for playback of three-dimensional audio
Embodiments of the disclosure can include systems, methods, and apparatus for playback of three-dimensional audio sound. In one embodiment, a system can include...
MEMS microphone system for harsh environments
A MEMS microphone system suited for harsh environments. The system uses an integrated circuit package. A first, solid metal lid covers one face of a ceramic...
Smart line-in processing in a group
Technology for smart line-in processing in an audio environment is disclosed. An example playback device includes a line-in connector for receiving a first...
Wearable device using bone conduction speaker
A wearable device using a bone conduction speaker, including a wearable band worn on an arm of a user, a communication module attached to the wearable band, an...
Multi-contact audio jack connector assembly
Disclosed is an audio jack assembly that reduces or eliminates signal loss with an audio jack by reducing or eliminating the resistance with a conventional...
Method of matching a digitized stream of audio signals to a known audio
A system and method matches a digitized stream of audio signals to a known audio recording by receiving an audio stream from an application. The method performs...
Audio signal processing device, parameter recall method and storage medium
When recalling a preliminary stored scene including parameter values regarding a plurality of input/output ports respectively receiving or outputting an audio...