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SIGNAL PROCESSING SYSTEM AND SIGNAL PROCESSING METHOD
A signal processing system includes microphone units connected in series and a host device connected to one of the microphone units. Each of the microphone...
MICROPHONE WITH INTERNAL PARAMETER CALIBRATION
In one embodiment, the invention is a microphone system for adjusting the final output sensitivity of a microphone. The system includes transducers that output...
INDEPENDENTLY CHARGE PUMPS FOR DIFFERENTIAL MICROPHONE
Systems and methods of generating independent adjustable bias voltages for a differential microphone. The microphone system includes a positive adjustable...
Ear Defender With Concha Simulator
A hearing protection system with talk-through having a pair of rigid earcups enclosing a microphone, amplifier and speaker. A concha simulator, having a volume...
NECK-WEARABLE COMMUNICATION DEVICE WITH MICROPHONE ARRAY
A wearable electronic device includes a neck-wearable housing, generally U-shaped, with an electrical connector; two in-ear earphones; two cords, with one end...
Stand-alone headphones with digital music player
Stand-alone headphones with a digital music player provide a complete, internalized digital music playing system with a micro-SD card slot, two LCD visual...
HEADPHONES WITH INTERACTIVE DISPLAY
A novel headphone system includes a first speaker assembly, a second speaker assembly, and an interactive visual display system. The interactive visual display...
CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION WHILE USING HEADPHONES
Various systems and methods for providing contextual information to a user while the user is wearing headphones are described herein. A system for providing...
EARPHONE WITH CHANNEL FOR CORD MANAGEMENT
An earphone includes a housing arranged to receive a speaker, the housing having a front portion arranged to be inserted in a user's ear and a rear portion...
EARPHONE ASSEMBLIES WITH MAGNETS FOR ANCHORING TO A USER
Earphone assemblies with magnets are provided to anchor the assemblies to a user during use.
Ear Bud Holder
An ear bud holder that includes a lanyard, a clasp and first and second ear bud retainers. The lanyard has first and second sections with first and second ends...
AUDIO SPEAKER WITH A VOICE COIL ASSEMBLY AND A METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE
A speaker includes a frame, a magnetic circuit and a deflectable diaphragm. The frame supports the magnetic circuit and the deflectable diaphragm. The magnetic...
EXTERNAL ATTACHMENTS FOR SPEAKERS IN SEATS
The technology described in this document is embodied in a speaker grill configured to be attached to a speaker system disposed in a portion of a vehicle seat....
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING PACKETIZED VIDEO OVER AN OPTICAL NETWORK
System and method for distributing IP video are described. One embodiment is a method for distributing IP video comprising transmitting an optical data stream...
Routing Methods for Dual Plane Switch Architectures
A method and apparatus for routing signals through a photonic switch are provided. Optical Signal-to-Noise Ratio (OSNR) requirements for signals to be...
OPTICAL INTERCONNECT FOR SWITCH APPLICATIONS
A switch module includes a switch integrated circuit (IC), a silicon photonics chips, and a planar lightwave circuits (PLCs).
OPTICAL TRANSMISSION DEVICE, OPTICAL TRANSMISSION SYSTEM, AND OPTICAL
An optical transmission device includes: a wavelength filter configured to allow passage of an optical signal having a band; a monitor configured to monitor a...
MOBILE MONITORING PROCESS WITH GAS SENSING TECHNOLOGY
A system and method for mobile monitoring is provided. The system may include a mobile communications unit and a plurality of global positioning system "GPS"...
INDOOR ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT APPARATUS, INDOOR ENVIRONMENT CONTROL
SYSTEM, AND COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM
An indoor environment management apparatus includes a receiver, a display controller, an operation receiver, and a control unit. The receiver is configured to...
Method and Apparatus to Dynamically Control How Often Temperature Readings
A control circuit dynamically controls how often temperature readings are received from a communication device such as an RFID tag having an integral...
LIBRARY STREAMING OF ADAPTED INTERACTIVE MEDIA CONTENT
A data processing, computer-implemented method for library streaming of adapted interactive media content. The method includes receiving a first video content...
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTO CONTENT RECOGNITION
System and method for automatically recognizing media contents comprise steps of capturing media content from the Internet and/or devices, extracting...
ANNOTATION OF METADATA THROUGH CAPTURE INFRASTRUCTURE
A method, apparatus and system annotation of meta-data through a capture infrastructure are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of a client device includes...
SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTING AND ACTING ON EASTER EGGS HIDDEN IN
Control circuitry may identify a media object in a frame of a media asset. Control circuitry may determine a frequency at which the media object occurs in...
INFORMATION DISTRIBUTION DEVICE, INFORMATION DISTRIBUTION METHOD, AND
An information distribution device of the present disclosure includes: an analysis unit configured to extract a keyword and a reproduction time of the keyword...
Advertisement Detection System And Method Based On Fingerprints
The present invention relates to an advertisement detection system based on fingerprints, and provides an advertisement detection systems based on ...
MULTICAST VIDEO PROGRAM SWITCHING ARCHITECTURE
Multicast video program switching architecture. In one embodiment, a user makes a request for service. A controller determines whether the channel is currently...
Method and Apparatus for Band Separation for Multiband Communication
Aspects of a method and apparatus for band separation for multiband communication systems are provided. One or more circuits for use in a transceiver may...
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING ENHANCED ELECTRONIC PROGRAM GUIDE WITH
PERSONALIZED SELECTION OF BROADCAST...
Apparatuses and methods are provided to inform a user of a broadcast stream, which has multiple, concurrently received channels of program content, about...
SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ACQUIRING, CATEGORIZING AND DELIVERING MEDIA IN
INTERACTIVE MEDIA GUIDANCE APPLICATIONS
Systems and methods are discussed for providing guidance for Internet-delivered media. In some embodiments, information on available media on the Internet is...
BROADCASTER TOOLS FOR INTERACTIVE SHOPPING INTERFACES
Disclosed are various embodiments of broadcaster tools configured to manage interactive shopping interfaces presented in connection with a live video stream. A...
Display features of an interactive user interface for a TV environment allow a user to interact with objects and/or information within a display space. In an...
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING SIGNAL IN MULTIMEDIA
A method of operating a transmitting apparatus in a multimedia system is provided. The method includes transmitting a data unit of a multimedia service...
ENABLING COMMUNICATION CONNECTIONS RELATED TO RECEIVED CONTENT
A content receiver determines that a communication connection recipient identifier is associated with content received from a content provider. An associated...
Video Presentation Device
A video presentation device is disclosed. The video presentation device comprises an electronic module including a microcontroller and a memory adapted for...
USER-SELECTED MEDIA CONTENT BLOCKING
Presented herein is a method of blocking user-selected media content, such as, for example, audio and/or video content. In the method, at least one media...
SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR A USER-DEFINED EXPERIENCE
In one embodiment, a method is provided. The method includes using a processor to receive pre-defined rules related to one or more desired characteristics of...
SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR AUTOMATIC FORMATTING OF IMAGES FOR MEDIA ASSETS
BASED ON PREVALANCE
Control circuitry may identify an image corresponding to a media asset, where the image comprises a plurality of portions, and where each portion of the...
SEGMENTATION OF A VIDEO BASED ON USER ENGAGEMENT IN RESPECTIVE SEGMENTS OF
Systems and methods for segmenting a video based on user engagement in respective segments of the video are presented. In one or more aspects, a system is...
SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ASSESSING VIEWER INTEREST IN CONTENT AND
A method for assessing viewer interest in content and advertisements may include receiving an indication regarding a content playback mode change (e.g., a...
INTELLIGENT RECORDING OF FAVORITE VIDEO CONTENT USING A VIDEO SERVICES
A video services receiver and related operating methods are presented here. The video services receiver is configured to maintain a database that indicates a...
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING PERSONALIZED CONTENT
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, receiving reaction information from one or more sensors located at a...
SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR STIMULATING SENSES OF USERS OF A MEDIA GUIDANCE
Methods and systems for a media guidance application that may stimulate the senses of users. The media guidance application may determine a preferred biometric...
POWER SAVING AUDIO-VIDEO PLAYBACK
A communications device, a communications system, a method, and a computer readable storage device having a non-transitory computer program stored thereon, are...
METHOD AND APPARATUS OF TRANSMITTING MEDIA DATA RELATED INFORMATION IN
MULTIMEDIA TRANSMISSION SYSTEM
A method for transmitting media data-related information at a transmitting entity in a multimedia transmission system including at least one intermediate node...
USER CENTRIC ADAPTATION OF VEHICLE ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM USER INTERFACES
A vehicle entertainment system includes a video display unit and a user interface (UI) control processor. The UI control processor is configured to receive...
ADJUSTING MEDIA AVAILABILITY VIA A CONTENT CONSUMPTION ACTIVITY DASHBOARD
Systems and methods are described for enabling a user to bias the type of media content made available to a user account through a localized content dashboard....
Mutimedia and Multichannel Information System
The invention relates to a multimedia and multichannel information system for an interactive distribution of at least one real-time video input of a live event...
SYSTEM FOR MEDIA PROGRAM MANAGEMENT
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a communication device having a controller to capture an image, and...
CUSTOMIZED MEDIA STREAMS
A method includes receiving, at a server, first information provided by a user that identifies a set of people to be monitored. The method includes accessing,...