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SCISSOR UNIDIRECTIONAL BIASING WITH HARD BIAS STABILIZED SOFT BIAS
In one embodiment, a method for forming a sensor includes forming a first free layer, forming a barrier layer above the first free layer, forming a second free...
MOVING-MAGNET TYPE PICKUP CARTRIDGE
A moving-magnet type pickup cartridge is disclosed, which includes a cantilever, a stylus chip attached to a front end part in a longitudinal direction of the...
ANALOG-TO-DIGITAL CONVERTER (ADC) DYNAMIC RANGE ENHANCEMENT FOR
The dynamic range and power efficiency of a voice-activated system may be improved by dynamically adjusting the configuration of the voice-activated system's...
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR LOCATING MOBILE NOISE SOURCE
In a system for locating a mobile noise source, a sound sensing device catches a sound wave of a mobile noise source within a specified area for a specified...
METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR PERFORMING SIGNAL ANALYSIS TO IDENTIFY CONTENT
Systems and methods are configured to process audio signals to identify content-types. Audio content is received at an audio decoder which decodes the audio...
VOLUME CONTROLLING METHOD AND DEVICE
A volume controlling method and a volume controlling device reduce volume adjustment delay. The method includes acquiring a smooth volume and smooth envelope...
CONTENT REPRODUCTION DEVICE, CONTENT REPRODUCTION PROGRAM, AND CONTENT
A content reproduction device including: a sound acquisition unit that acquires a first sound around an user; an reaction detection unit that detects an...
COMPUTATIONALLY EFFICIENT METHOD FOR FILTERING NOISE
Systems and methods for filtering noise from an input signal in a computationally efficient manner are provided. A method includes generating a raw noisy...
ESTIMATION OF BACKGROUND NOISE IN AUDIO SIGNALS
The invention relates to a background noise estimator and a method therein, for supporting sound activity detection in an audio signal segment. The method...
UNIFIED SPEECH/AUDIO CODEC (USAC) PROCESSING WINDOWS SEQUENCE BASED MODE
A Unified Speech and Audio Codec (USAC) that may process a window sequence based on mode switching is provided. The USAC may perform encoding or decoding by...
AUDIO SIGNAL ENCODER
An apparatus comprising: a vector generator configured to generate at least one vector of parameters defining at least one audio signal; a lattice vector...
High Frequency Regeneration of an Audio Signal with Temporal Shaping
A method for generating a reconstructed audio signal having a baseband portion and a highband portion is disclosed. The method includes deformatting an encoded...
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR WATERMARKING AN AUDIO SIGNAL
Improvement of water-mark detection in watermarked microphone audio signals picked up in the presence of surrounding noise is achieved by using at encoder side...
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTINUING AN INTERRUPTED BROADCAST STREAM
A client, such as a mobile phone, receives an audio signal from a microphone; the sound comes from a broadcast signal such as a radio or television program....
METHODS AND APPARATUSES FOR ENCODING AND DECODING OBJECT-BASED AUDIO
Provided are an audio encoding method and apparatus and an audio decoding method and apparatus in which audio signals can be encoded or decoded so that sound...
SPEAKER VERIFICATION USING CO-LOCATION INFORMATION
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for identifying a user in a multi-user environment. One of the...
DEVELOPER VOICE ACTIONS SYSTEM
Methods, systems, and apparatus for receiving data identifying an application and a voice command trigger term, validating the received data, inducting the...
SPEAKER IDENTIFICATION METHOD AND SPEAKER IDENTIFICATION DEVICE
A first similarity degree calculation unit calculates first similarity degrees between a feature value in voice signal of each of first speakers and each...
METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR SPEECH RECOGNITION USING VISUAL INFORMATION
Methods and apparatus for using visual information to facilitate a speech recognition process. The method comprises dividing received audio information into a...
Disambiguating Input Based On Context
In one implementation, a computer-implemented method includes receiving, at a mobile computing device, ambiguous user input that indicates more than one of a...
SPEECH RECOGNITION APPARATUS AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR SPEECH
In a speech recognition apparatus, a speech driver fetches a guidance speech-data as a reference speech-data, and outputs the reference speech-data to a...
PREDICTING AND LEARNING CARRIER PHRASES FOR SPEECH INPUT
Predicting and learning users' intended actions on an electronic device based on free-form speech input. Users' actions can be monitored to develop a list of...
SOUND REPRODUCTION METHOD, SPEECH DIALOGUE DEVICE, AND RECORDING MEDIUM
A sound reproduction method includes: acquiring ambient sound information that includes voice spoken to a speech dialogue system and indicates sound around a...
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ASSESSING THE COGNITIVE STYLE OF A PERSON
The present invention relates to a system and method for assessing the cognitive style of a person. The system comprises an input interface (12) for receiving...
METHOD FOR BUILDING LANGUAGE MODEL, SPEECH RECOGNITION METHOD AND
A method for building a language model, a speech recognition method and an electronic apparatus are provided. The speech recognition method includes the...
CUSTOMIZING SPEECH-RECOGNITION DICTIONARIES IN A SMART-HOME ENVIRONMENT
A method for customizing speech-recognition dictionaries for different smart-home environments may include generating, at a smart-home device mounted in an...
COMPUTER-IMPLEMENTED METHOD, COMPUTER SYSTEM AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT
FOR AUTOMATIC TRANSFORMATION OF...
In one aspect, the present application is directed to a computer-implemented method, a computer program product, and a computer system for automatic...
INCREASING USER INTERACTION PERFORMANCE WITH MULTI-VOICE TEXT-TO-SPEECH
Auxiliary content provided in addition to search results is selected and presented to aid the user in completing tasks and increasing user interaction...
CENTRAL NOISE REDUCTION LOUDSPEAKER
A central noise reduction loudspeaker includes a speaker unit, a top cap, a seat body, and a microphone. The speaker unit includes a diaphragm, and the...
ACTIVE NOISE CONTROL SYSTEM
The present disclosure relates to an active noise control (ANC) system. In accordance with one aspect of the invention, the ANC system includes a plurality of...
INDOOR SOUND-MODULATING DEVICE
An indoor sound-modulating device is provided. The indoor sound-modulating device includes a low-frequency noise detector, an automatic actuator and an audio...
VIBRATION DAMPING MATERIAL
A material for audio equipment housing containing a polylactic acid resin composition containing a polylactic acid resin, a plasticizer, an organic crystal...
PICKUP ASSEMBLY FOR AN ELECTRICAL STRINGED MUSICAL INSTRUMENT
A pickup for a musical instrument includes a first assembly, a housing, and a magnet. The first assembly comprises a base plate, a pole that extends from the...
DIGITAL MUSICAL INSTRUMENT AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME
A new and improved Digital Musical Instrument includes a hardware segment that electronically detects the physical inputs of a musicians musical playing style...
MULTIPLE INSTRUMENT TUNER SYSTEM
The present application includes a system configured to tune multiple instrument simultaneously. The system includes a plurality of frequency sensors, each in...
A system for handling effect pedals is provided. The present invention is achieved by a remote control unit operable by a guitarist. The system comprises a...
Music Dissection and Puzzle
A musical composition in broken down by instrument or channels within the composition. The composition is further broken down by time period. Each distinct...
Interchangeable Drum Bearing Edge Rings
Provided are interchangeable bearing edge rings for drum shells assembled with traditional lug holders. Different bearing edge rings can be inserted in between...
CHUCK STRUCTURE CAPABLE OF QUICKLY ADJUSTING PLACEMENT ANGLE OF DRUMSTICK
AND PERCUSSION PRACTICE ASSISTING...
A chuck structure for fixing a drumstick on a non-circular revolving shaft of a foot drum includes a retractable chuck, two arched plates and a fastening...
Mechanically Fastened Diaphragmatic Guitar Plectrum Retainer
The Improved Guitar Plectrum Retainer of the present invention is mechanically fastened to bracketing in the pickguard location. The intended use of the present...
TONE CONTROL MEMBER AND TONE-CONTROLLED FUNCTIONAL ACOUSTIC GUITAR
The present invention relates to a tone-controlled functional acoustic guitar that prevents a body from being deformed to avoid the changes in sound, increases...
FONT CONTROL FOR ELECTRO-OPTIC DISPLAYS AND RELATED APPARATUS AND METHODS
Methods are described for sequentially rendering fonts at multiple bit depths while reducing differences in visual appearance between the fonts rendered at...
DYNAMIC UPDATE OF DISPLAY PIXELS
A system and method of driving images on displays includes receiving image content in a processing unit. When a peak data condition is identified, pixel rows...
LIGHT IRRADIATION DEVICE
A light irradiation device to display an image by light irradiation prevents easy perception of distortion occurring in the displayed image due to vibration of...
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IMPROVING USER INTERFACE VISIBILITY IN
Systems and methods for automatically and dynamically improving user interface visibility in response to environmental conditions are presented. In an example...
DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME
A display apparatus includes a display configured to display content, a sensor configured to sense ambient light, and a processor configured to, in response to...
DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING A DISPLAY DEVICE
A method of driving a display device includes: calculating a reference luminance corresponding to a light emission intensity and an off-duty ratio...
Display with Continuous Profile Peak Luminance Control
A display may have an array of display pixels. Digital display data may be received by a digital-to-analog converter that converts the digital display data to...
MOBILE TERMINAL AND CONTROLLING METHOD THEREOF
A glasses type mobile terminal including an output unit configured to output information; a camera; a wireless communication unit configured to wirelessly...
UEFI Virtual Video Controller
An information handling system includes a processor; a memory, a firmware, and a video agent. The memory includes a frame buffer for image data. The frame...