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Streaming of digital data to a portable device
The present invention achieves wireless delivery of media streams to portable devices for providing media information related to a show or attraction for the...
Loudspeaker localization with a microphone array
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide systems and methods for source localization using a microphone array. Such an embodiment, among others, utilizes...
Methods and apparatus for transcoding metadata
Methods and apparatus for transcoding metadata are disclosed. Example methods disclosed herein to meter media content presented by a media device includes...
Audio click removal using packet loss concealment
Methods and systems are provided for removing transient noises (e.g., keyboard "clicks") detected in an audio signal. An adaptive jitter buffer and packet loss...
Receiver system for audio information
A receiver can extract digital data from wireless radio frequency signal. The digital data contains index data and corresponding content digital audio data. The...
Dynamic range control with large look-ahead
A system and method applying Dynamic Range Control/Compression (DRC) to an audio signal. The dynamic range controller presented here differs from conventional...
Calculating and adjusting the perceived loudness and/or the perceived
spectral balance of an audio signal
The invention relates to the measurement and control of the perceived sound loudness and/or the perceived spectral balance of an audio signal. An audio signal...
An audio system is described including an audio processor, an amplifier and a speaker and a distortion estimator. The distortion estimator calculates at least...
Metadata driven dynamic range control
A system for encoding and applying Dynamic Range Control/Compression (DRC) gain values to a piece of sound program content is described. In particular, a set of...
Method and apparatus for determining watermark symbols in a received audio
signal that can contain echoes,...
Following transmission of a watermarked audio signal over an acoustic path causing echoes, reverberation and/or noise, watermark detection correlation result...
Audio-signal processing device, audio-signal processing method, program,
and recording medium
An audio-signal processing device includes a decoding unit that decodes a compressed audio stream to obtain audio signals for a predetermined number of...
Devices and methods for noise modulation in a universal vocoder
A device may receive an input indicative of acoustic feature parameters associated with speech. The device may determine a modulated noise representation for...
Converting audio to haptic feedback in an electronic device
In general, in one aspect, a method performed by one or more processes executing on a computer systems includes receiving an audio signal comprising a range of...
System with speaker, transceiver and related devices
An audio system includes a docking cradle for receiving and supporting a portable device. The docking cradle includes an interface for providing a connection...
Sound to haptic effect conversion system using waveform
A haptic conversion system is provided that intercepts frames of audio data, such as a digital audio signal, converts the frames into a haptic signal, and plays...
Toilet seat assembly
A toilet seat assembly including: a toilet seat, at least one seat bumper positioned on the lower surface of the toilet seat an aperture, a housing, proximity...
Motor vehicle audio system
A motor vehicle audio system, and a method of operating such a system. There is at least one rear far-field speaker that is located behind a front seat of the...
Apparatus and a method for processing audio signal to perform binaural
The present invention relates to an audio signal processing apparatus and an audio signal processing method which perform binaural rendering. The present...
Method and apparatus for providing virtual audio reproduction
A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided to permit audio signals to provide additional information to a user regarding the distance to the...
Apparatus and method for creating proximity sound effects in audio systems
An apparatus for driving loudspeakers of a sound system is provided. The sound system has at least two loudspeakers of a basic system and at least three...
Audio processing method and audio processing apparatus
An audio processing method and apparatus are described. In one embodiment, at least one first sub-band of a first audio signal is suppressed to obtain a reduced...
A hearing aid includes: an input transducer configured to output an audio signal based on a signal applied to the input transducer; a processor configured to...
Estimating a room impulse response
Various methods and systems for estimating a room impulse response between an audio source and an array of microphones are described. In one example, a method...
Ear jack recognition method and electronic device supporting the same
An electronic device is provided. The electronic device connects to an earphone. The electronic device includes a connector into which an ear jack of the...
Service signaling recovery for multimedia content using embedded
Methods, devices, systems and computer program products facilitate accessing metadata associated with a primary audio visual content. Upon reception of a...
Display inserts, overlays, and graphical user interfaces for multimedia
A disclosed digital media device operational at user premises to receive media signals from a media source for presentation via endpoint devices such as a...
Timestamp-based audio and video processing method and system thereof
A timestamp-based audio and video processing method and a system thereof are provided. The method is adapted to an electronic device having an image capturing...
Digital broadcast receiver and method for processing caption thereof
A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast...
A method of identifying at least two proximate devices (1, 2) comprises the steps of:--recording, in each device, an audio signal (AS) so as to produce...
Methods and systems for identification and communication using free space
optical systems including wearable...
Methods and systems are provided for identifying entities and communicating using lightweight and wearable free space optical systems. A variety of optical and...
Method and apparatus for utilizing modulation based audio correlation
technique for maintaining dynamic FM...
A method of operating a single-tuner radio includes tuning into a first frequency. A pause in a first signal associated with the first frequency is detected....
System and method for suppressing a settling voltage in a switched mode
This disclosure relates to a switching power supply with regulated voltage suppression to reduce transformer audio noise. The switching power supply is operable...
Method and apparatus for managing audio signals
A method comprising: detect a first acoustic signal by using a microphone array; detecting a first angle associated with a first incident direction of the first...
Communication apparatus and voice processing method therefor
A voice processing method for use in a communication apparatus, in an embodiment, includes the following steps. A near-end audio signal is received by at least...
Systems and methods of performing noise modulation and gain adjustment
A method includes receiving a first value of a mixing factor. The first value corresponds to a first portion of an audio signal received at an audio encoder....
Undetectable combining of nonaligned concurrent signals
The approach shown provides for an efficient implementation of time response, level response and frequency response alignment between two audio sources such as...
Smooth configuration switching for multichannel audio
A decoding system (100) reconstructs an n-channel audio signal on the basis of an input signal (A) representing the audio signal either by parametric coding or...
Systems and methods for segmenting and/or classifying an audio signal from
transformed audio information
A system and method may be provided to segment and/or classify an audio signal from transformed audio information. Transformed audio information representing a...
Recognizing speech in the presence of additional audio
The technology described in this document can be embodied in a computer-implemented method that includes receiving, at a processing system, a first signal...
Method of presenting a piece of music to a user of an electronic device
A method of presenting music to a user of an electronic device comprises the step of providing score data representing the musical score of the piece of music...
Lifestyle multimedia security system
A method is disclosed for remote monitoring of a premises, comprising the steps of operatively coupling a geographically remote client to a security system...
Systems and methods for discerning eye signals and continuous biometric
Apparatus, systems, and methods are provided for substantially continuous biometric identification (CBID) of an individual using eye signals in real time. The...
Detection of lane-splitting motorcycles
A controller for an autonomous vehicle received audio streams from one or more microphones and one or more image streams from one or more cameras. The audio...
Methods circuits devices systems and associated computer executable code
for acquiring acoustic signals
The present invention includes methods, circuits, devices, systems and associated computer executable code for acquiring, processing and rendering acoustic...
Apparatus and method for performing an audio measurement sweep
In at least one embodiment, an apparatus for performing an audio measurement is provided. The apparatus includes a controller that is programmed to generate an...
Hearing aid device comprising a sensor member
A hearing aid device is disclosed. The hearing aid device comprises means to improve, augment and/or protect the hearing capability of a user by receiving...
Audio system and method of operation therefor
An audio system that includes an ultrasound sensor array which has a plurality of ultrasound sensor elements, and an audio band array which has a plurality of...
Apparatus and method with enhancement of sound quality
An audio processing apparatus and method are provided. The audio processing apparatus includes an envelope detector to detect an envelope of an input signal...
Wireless sound-emitting device and system for remotely controlling a
A wireless sound-emitting device includes a housing adapted to be coupled to a wall at a source of electric power, a loudspeaker positioned at a periphery of...
Systems and methods for reduction of audio artifacts in an audio system
with dynamic range enhancement
In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, a control circuit may be configured to, responsive to an indication to switch between gain modes of a...