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Methodology to define optimal sun position using the capability provided
by smart phone technology
A smart phone for using to optimize the energy production of a solar panel in real time by a user features a signal processor to receive GPS signaling...
Audio clipping prevention
Audio clipping is prevented by attenuating an audio signal in accordance with values retrieved from a gain table. Corresponding amplitude values of a stereo...
Method of reducing un-correlated noise in an audio processing device
An audio processing device comprises a multitude of electric input signals, each electric input signal being provided in a digitized form, and a control unit...
Multi-language buffering during media playback
A data processor for processing a data stream having audio and video data has an input buffer for buffering the data stream; a data stream analyzer for...
Methods and systems for enhancing pitch associated with an audio signal
presented to a cochlear implant patient
An exemplary method of enhancing pitch of an audio signal presented to a cochlear implant patient includes 1) determining a frequency spectrum of an audio...
Method and system for dialog enhancement
A method and system for enhancing dialog determined by an audio input signal. In some embodiments the input signal is a stereo signal, and the system includes...
Method of managing a jitter buffer, and jitter buffer using same
The present invention relates to a method of managing a jitter buffer and a jitter buffer using same. The method of managing a jitter buffer includes the steps...
Signal processing apparatus, signal processing method, and program
Provided is a signal processing apparatus, including a filter unit that filters an audio signal created by decimating a portion of frequency components by an...
Method and encoder and decoder for sample-accurate representation of an
A method for providing information on the validity of encoded audio data is disclosed, the encoded audio data being a series of coded audio data units. Each...
Method for parametric spatial audio coding and decoding, parametric
spatial audio coder and parametric spatial...
A method for parametric spatial audio coding of a multi-channel audio signal comprising a plurality of audio channel signals is provided, the method comprising:...
Reconstructing an audio signal with a noise parameter
A method for reconstructing an audio signal having a baseband portion and a highband portion is disclosed. The method includes decoding an encoded audio signal...
Creation and application of audio avatars from human voices
A subject voice is characterized and altered to mimic a target voice while maintaining the verbal message of the subject voice. Thus, the words and message are...
System for controlling vehicle interior sound using smart phone and method
A system for controlling vehicle interior sound using a smart phone and a method thereof include a driving information provider to provide driving information...
Methods and systems for implementing bone conduction-based noise
cancellation for air-conducted sound
A wearable computing device can receive, via at least one input transducer, a first audio signal associated with ambient sound from an environment of the...
Robust adaptive noise canceling (ANC) in a personal audio device
An adaptive noise canceling (ANC) circuit adaptively generates an anti-noise signal from that is injected into the speaker or other transducer output to cause...
Multi-touch piano keyboard
A musical keyboard touch sensor pad having a plurality of integrated sensors disposed in an array is disclosed. The plurality of integrated sensors represents a...
System for transmitting an alert
An alert beacon carried directly by a human being is equipped with a transmit circuit able to produce an alert signal transmitted on the same channel as that...
Method for controlling volume of electronic device and electronic device
using the same
A method for controlling volume of an electronic device is proposed along with the electronic device using the same. The electronic device has a speaker module,...
Stylus having sensing and transmitting capabilities
A drawing stylus that transmits data to a base unit using high-frequency audio or radio frequency signals is described. The stylus includes a color selector...
Intelligent electronic device having audible and visual interface
An intelligent electronic device having an audible and visual interface for providing audible and visual instructions to a user in an event of an alarm or...
Music-based indication for electronic transmission range selection
Music-based electronic transmission range selection for a vehicle is provided. A first signal from a first electronic control unit (ECU) is received that is...
Audio playback apparatus, control and usage method for audio playback
apparatus, and mobile phone terminal with...
An audio playback apparatus includes an integrated circuit in which an FM reception circuit and a near field wireless communication circuit are integrated and...
Application control method and apparatus for mobile terminal, earphone
device and application control system
The present disclosure relates to controlling an application in a mobile terminal. The present disclosure includes an application control method and apparatus...
Method, an apparatus and a computer program for modification of a
composite audio signal
The present invention provides an arrangement, e.g. a method, an apparatus and a computer program. The arrangement comprises obtaining information indicative of...
Binaural rendering method and apparatus for decoding multi channel audio
Disclosed is a binaural rendering method and apparatus for decoding a multichannel audio signal. The binaural rendering method may include: extracting an early...
Hearing loss compensation apparatus including external microphone
A hearing loss compensation apparatus includes a microphone configured to collect an ambient sound and generate an audio signal based on the collected ambient...
Hearing aid having a near field resonant parasitic element
A hearing aid includes: a microphone for reception of sound and conversion of the received sound into a corresponding first audio signal; a signal processor for...
Method and apparatus for low power operation of binaural hearing aid
Provided is a method and apparatus for low power operation of a binaural hearing aid, the method including determining whether a residual battery exceeds a...
Noise reduction in auditory prostheses
A method of processing audio signals for an auditory prosthesis is provided. The method includes a noise reduction step and a later compression step. A gain...
Personal audio system and method
A suppressed carrier audio system can include a modulator having an input configured to receive an audio signal having audio content and configured to modulate...
Surround sound system
A surround sound system for reproducing a spatial sound field in a sound control region within a room having at least one sound reflective surface. The system...
Headset signal multiplexing system and method
A system and method for supplying power to a headset, and for transmitting multiple signals generated in the headset to a terminal using frequency division...
Frequency-shaped noise-based adaptation of secondary path adaptive
response in noise-canceling personal audio...
A personal audio device includes an adaptive noise canceling (ANC) circuit that adaptively generates an anti-noise signal from a reference microphone signal and...
Attenuation of output audio based on residual echo
Residual echo that remains after an echo cancellation process may interfere with speech recognition. If near-end speech is detected in an audio input signal, a...
Distributed speaker synchronization
Audio of electronic audio devices may be synchronized by a signal synchronization component that receives one or more signals corresponding to elements of the...
Frequency and direction-dependent ambient sound handling in personal audio
devices having adaptive noise...
A personal audio device, such as a wireless telephone, includes noise canceling circuit that adaptively generates an anti-noise signal from a reference...
Communicating via a body-area network
In a first example of "Body-Area Networking" ("BAN"), a user wishing to access his electronic device ingests a small pill carrying a transmitter. The...
Audio-visual terminal, viewing authentication system and control program
An audio-visual terminal and a viewing authentication system and control programs therefor are provided. The audio-visual terminal includes a reproducing part...
Method for processing video and/or audio signals
A method for processing video and/or audio signals utilizing a processing component which is communicatively connected with a source component having a...
Acoustic echo cancellation for audio system with bring your own devices
A controller for the conference session receives at least one audio signal to generate a speaker signal. The controller correlates the speaker signal with...
Method for announcing a calling party from a communication device
A system and method are disclosed for announcing a calling party from a communication device. A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may...
Terminal equipment with built-in retractable headset
The present invention provides a terminal equipment with a built-in retractable headset, comprising a case body (1) of the terminal equipment which includes an...
High quality detection in FM stereo radio signal
The present document relates to audio signal processing, in particular to an apparatus and a corresponding method for improving an audio signal of an FM stereo...
Light powered communication systems and methods of using the same
A light powered communications system. The light powered communications system includes an audio control center having at least one optical source and at least...
Method for augmenting a listening experience
One variation of a method for augmenting a listening experience of a user through an audio device includes: detecting a location of the audio device; selecting...
Audio processing apparatus and method
There is provided an audio processing apparatus. An obtaining unit obtains an audio signal. A first audio level controller gives a first gain to the audio...
Method and an apparatus for processing an audio signal
A method of processing an audio signal, and which includes a receiving object information including object level information indicating a level of objects,...
An amplifier includes: a first operational signal path arranged to generate a first pre-output signal according to an input signal under a first operating mode...
System and method for enhancing speech activity detection using facial
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for processing audio. A system configured to practice the method...
Device and method for improved magnitude response and temporal alignment
in a phase vocoder based bandwidth...
An apparatus for generating a bandwidth extended audio signal from an input signal, includes a patch generator for generating one or more patch signals from the...