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Context-dependent state tying using a neural network
The technology described herein can be embodied in a method that includes receiving an audio signal encoding a portion of an utterance, and providing, to a...
Systems and methods for generating haptic effects associated with audio
Systems and methods for generating haptic effects associated with audio signals are disclosed. One disclosed system for outputting haptic effects includes a...
Eyewear with detachable adjustable electronics module
A detachable adjustable electronics module may be removably or permanently connected to eyewear. The module may include electronics for processing audio and/or...
Evidence based interactive monitoring device and method
A method for issuing an alert which includes the following steps:--carry out an R analysis on two or more physiological variable inputs;--carry out an N...
Audio signal processing method for out-of-phase attenuation of shared
enclosure volume loudspeaker systems and...
An audio signal processing apparatus configured to process a plurality of audio signals of a shared-volume stereo system is provided. The audio signal...
Sound stage controller for a near-field speaker-based audio system
Signals in an automobile audio system having at least two near-field speakers located close to an intended position of a listener's head are adjusted such that...
Audio signal verification for video/audio production equipment
Audio signal verification methods and apparatus for video/audio production equipment are disclosed. An audio signal and a video signal are input into production...
Dynamic sound adjustment
Among other things, one or more non-transitory machine-readable media storing instructions are described. The stored instructions are executable by one or more...
Sound processor apparatus with dual-mode earhook interface assembly
An exemplary sound processor apparatus includes 1) an earhook interface assembly that includes a plurality of contacts and that is configured to interchangeably...
Method of frequency assignment of a wireless radio transmission system and
a wireless radio audio transmission...
There is provided a method of frequency assignment of wireless radio audio transmission systems having a plurality of wireless transmitters and at least one...
Approach for partially preserving music in the presence of intelligible
An audio processing system for a listening device includes an input device, a voice activity detector and a ratio-based attenuator. The input device is...
Digital communication system for loudspeakers
A communication system for communicating with at least one loudspeaker is described where the loudspeaker is connected to audio equipment over standard two-wire...
Variable directivity electret condenser microphone
Provided is a variable directivity electret condenser microphone that can simplify a circuit configuration, and outputs an audio signal in an unbalanced manner....
Earphone system with retractable cables
The earphone system with retractable cables includes a Y-shaped housing including a first earphone, a first cable winding take-up reel, a first cable connected...
Method, apparatus and system for incorporating voice or video
communication into a television or compatible...
Voice or video communication is incorporated into a television or compatible audio capable visual display by routing a television signal through a communication...
Telephone conferencing apparatus
A telephone conferencing apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus utilizes Bluetooth or similar wireless data exchange technology to connect a mobile telephone to...
Electronic device and method for transmitting voice messages
A method of transmitting voice messages using a first electronic device includes receiving a phone number of a second electronic device using an input device of...
Methods and apparatus to monitor a media presentation
Methods and apparatus to monitor a media presentation are disclosed. An example apparatus includes a housing defining a sleeve dimensioned to receive a...
Sound producing system and audio amplifying method thereof
The invention provides one sound producing system including a speaker, a driving circuit and an audio controller. The speaker is used for producing an audible...
Information processing apparatus, method for processing information, and
An information processing apparatus includes an audio processing unit that performs a predetermined process for an input audio signal, and a power saving...
Adaptive gain control
A gain control system is responsive to a user gain setting and to an effective signal level to calculate and adaptively vary an output gain to avoid output...
Switching regulator and control circuit and control method therefor
Disclosed are a switching regulator and a control circuit and a control method therefor. In one embodiment, a switching control signal with decreasing on time...
Control of acoustic echo canceller adaptive filter for speech enhancement
A method for cancelling/reducing acoustic echoes in speech/audio signal enhancement processing comprises using a received reference signal to excite an adaptive...
Apparatus for processing a signal and method thereof for determining an
LPC coding degree based on reduction of...
An apparatus for processing a signal and method thereof are disclosed. The present invention includes receiving coding mode information indicating a speech...
Audio decoder for wind and microphone noise reduction in a microphone
An audio system encodes and decodes audio captured by a microphone array system in the presence of wind noise. The encoder encodes the audio signal in a way...
Audio device for recognizing key phrases and method thereof
An audio device and a method thereof are provided. The method is adopted by an audio device to detect a voice, wherein the audio device is coupled to a host...
Conversation management in a personal audio device
A personal audio device that detects speech provides for improved interaction with others. When speech is detected in a microphone output signal of a microphone...
Noise cancellation system, headset and electronic device
The present invention relates to a noise cancellation system, a headset and an electronic device. The noise cancellation system may include a loudspeaker, a...
Method and apparatus for noise cancellation in a wireless mobile device
using an external headset
A method, system, and apparatus for noise cancelation is disclosed herein, which may be used in a wireless unit (WU) and a headset removably connected to the...
Hand carried alerting sound generator device
A method and device for generating alerting sounds and broadcasting the same into the interior of a building so that an occupant can be made aware of the...
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...
Apparatus, system and method for space status detection based on acoustic
An apparatus, a system and a method for space status detection based on acoustic signal are provided. The detecting apparatus includes an audio transmitting...
System, device and method for controlling effects in a theatre
Some embodiments of the present disclosure provide a system for controlling a physical effect in a theater, the system comprising: an audio/video (A/V)...
Mail notification system
A mail notification system that is operable to alert a user when mail has been deposited into the interior of a mailbox being monitored by the mail notification...
System and method for providing event spectators with audio/video signals
pertaining to remote events
A system and method for providing content for access by a portable device at an event are provided. The system includes an interface to receive signals from a...
Wireless communication system and method for replacing at least part of an
interference signal to mitigate...
Embodiments of the invention concern a method for mitigating interference between near field communication and an audio stream in a mobile user equipment,...
Method for playing back the sound of a digital audio signal
A method for playing back the sound of a digital audio signal comprising an oversampling step consisting of producing, from a signal sampled at a frequency F, a...
Multi-rate system for audio processing
A multi-rate audio processing system and method provides real-time measurement and processing of amplitude/phase changes in the transition band of the lowest...
Method and system for monitoring speaker temperature for speaker
A method of monitoring speaker temperature for speaker protection starts by generating a low level inaudible noise signal and injecting the low level inaudible...
System and method for testing and certification of media devices for use
within a connected media environment
In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for testing and certification of media devices for use within a connected media...
Audio jack insertion/removal fault detection
This document discusses, among other things, circuits and methods for providing an indication of an impedance between a detecting pin and a first signal pin of...
A sensor system is provided. The sensor system includes a control device and a sensor device. The control device has an audio combo jack and selectively...
Systems and methods for audio creation and delivery
Systems and methods of providing an audio signal are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method of producing an audio signal includes applying, for example,...
Device and method for driving a sound system and sound system
A driving device for a sound system by loudspeaker signals, wherein the sound system has a wave field synthesis loudspeaker array and one or several supply...
Interested audio source cancellation method and voice recognition method
and voice recognition apparatus thereof
Provided are an interested audio source cancellation method, a voice recognition method using the interested audio source cancellation method, computer-readable...
Temperature measurement apparatus and protection apparatus for sound
signal converting device
An audio signal output from a tone generator is fed into a coil provided in a transducer for vibrating a sound board, so that a sound signal is generated by the...
Method and device for personalized hearing
An electronic audio device for use with at least one earpiece or a pair of earpieces, or a pair of earpieces in a headphone, each earpiece having a microphone...
Noise abatement system for dental procedures
A noise abatement system for dental procedures conceived to protect the hearing of dental staff members composed of office managers, dental operators including...
Headphone responsive to optical signaling
An optical sensor may be integrated into headphones and feedback from the sensor used to adjust an audio output from the headphones. For example, an emergency...
Slim profile loudspeaker
A narrow-profile balanced subwoofer or similar speaker includes a number of drivers placed side by side in the same lateral plane, with a first set of drivers...