Stabilizing directional audio input from a moving microphone array
A device includes a microphone array fixed to the device. A signal processor produces an audio output using audio beamforming with input from the microphone...
Determination of the adequate measurement window for sound source
localization in echoic environments
A method for sound source localization comprises the steps of computing an envelope of a signal; performing a non-linear, onset preserving smoothing of the...
Sound generating method, sound generating apparatus, sound reproducing
method, and sound reproducing apparatus
The present invention provides a sound generating method of generating sound signals related to a video signal, which comprises a step of generating...
Surround sound outputting device and surround sound outputting method
A surround sound outputting device includes a receiving portion which receives signals on a plurality of channels, a storing portion which stores measuring...
Mode switching noise cancellation for microphone-speaker combinations used
in two way audio communications
An audio host device has an electrical interface having a speaker contact, a microphone contact, and a reference contact. The reference contact is shared by a...
Companion microphone system and method
Systems and methods for wireless communication can include a first unit configured to synchronously transmit a first digital audio packet redundantly in at...
Audio signal transmitting apparatus, audio signal receiving apparatus,
audio signal transmission system, audio...
There is provided an audio signal transmitting apparatus which can communicate with a plurality of external connection apparatuses and transmits audio signals...
Active noise control system and active vibration control system
An active noise control system includes a filter coefficient updating unit including an imaginary term estimator. The imaginary term estimator estimates an...
Adaptive filter in a sensor array system
Disclosed is a steerable sensor array that receives input from a target and applies an averaging filter. An adaptive filter is then used if the SNR of the...
Method and device for eliminating vibrations of a mechanical structure
The invention is a device and a method for eliminating vibrations of a mechanical structure with at least one electromechanical converter material that is...
Integrating acoustic echo cancellation as a subsystem into an existing
videoconference and telepresence system
The present invention is embodied in a computer-readable program in a computer-readable medium for upgrading a video conference system, the computer-readable...
System and method for sound system simulation
A sound system design/simulation system provides a more realistic simulation of an existing venue by matching a measured reverberation characteristic of the...
Bass enhancing apparatus and method
A bass enhancing apparatus and method for enhancing bass include generating harmonics of the bass when an input signal is reproduced using a miniaturized...
Digital hearing aid adaptive to structures of human external ear canals
The present invention relates to a digital hearing aid, which models the structures of external ear canals, sizes and shape characteristics of which differ...
System and method for testing audio device of motherboard
A system for testing audio of a motherboard includes a recording fixture and a computer. The recording fixture includes a recording device and a soundproof...
Automatic audio system equalizing
An automated process for equalizing an audio system and an apparatus for implementing the process. An audio system includes a microphone unit, for receiving the...
Audio jack for a portable electronic device
A portable electronic device includes a processor provided in a housing, a jack being sized for receiving a plug of an audio accessory and having electrical...
Automatic gain control system applied to an audio signal as a function of
An automatic gain control system applied to a audio signal as a function of the ambient noise, the system comprising: an ambient noise estimator module suitable...
Method and device configured for sound signature detection
Methods for personalized listening which can be used with an earpiece are provided. A method includes capturing ambient sound from an Ambient Sound Microphone...
Sound pressure level monitoring and notification system
Methods of acoustic dose monitoring and acoustic dose systems are provided. An acoustic dose system includes a first device configured to measure sound pressure...
Method, device, encoder apparatus, decoder apparatus and audio system
Techniques are described for combining parametric multi-channel audio coding with matrixing, reconstructing a full-quality multi-channel, independent of the...
Secure computation of private values
An embodiment may include a system having a communication unit and a processing unit. The communication unit may be configured to receive an encrypted private...
Key providing system, terminal device, and information processing method
A terminal device improved with a digraph generation method in a key distribution method of various types of broadcast encryption systems is provided. The...
Single security model in booting a computing device
A method and apparatus for securely booting software components in an electronic device to establish an operating environment are described herein. According to...
Revocation of a system administrator in an encrypted file system
A method of securely storing electronic information includes a step in which target electronically stored information is encrypted with a first encryption key...
Apparatus and method for secure, user-friendly deployment of information
A method of securely deploying information to a device includes placing a device into a shielded structure and exchanging timing messages between a keying...
Encrypted data installation
A base encryption method may be applied to plain data to form base encrypted data. An installation encryption method may be applied to the base encryption data...
Method and systems to operate a set-top box
According to a first aspect there is provided systems and methods for receiving an encrypted signal from a portable communication device, the encrypted signal...
Method and system for transmitting data from a first data processing
device to a second data processing device
A method and a system for transmitting data from a first data processing device to a second data processing device, wherein the first data processing device has...
Optical security system using fourier plane encoding
A method of encrypting a set of data is disclosed. The method may include encoding a set of data with a first encryption key, and transforming the set of data...
Methods for controlling rendering of images and video
The present disclosure includes disclosure generally related to digital watermarking and steganographic encoding. One claim recites an apparatus including:...
Method and apparatus to perform redundant array of independent disks
A method and apparatus to compute a Q syndrome for RAID 6 through the use of AES operations is provided. In an embodiment, the result of GF multiplication...
Cryptographic hashing device and method
A device and a method of cryptographically hashing a message M, including the following steps: forming a sequence (M1, . . . , Mi, . . . , Mc) of data m-tuples...
Detection of a disturbance in a calculation performed by an integrated
A method for detecting a disturbance of a calculation, by an electronic circuit, of a result of an integral number of applications of an internal composition...
Circuit device with serial bus isolation
In a particular embodiment, a circuit device includes a first circuit having a first plurality of serial terminals including a first data receive terminal and a...
Control of echo cancellation filters
Coefficients of an adaptive filter representative of an acoustic channel between an emitted acoustic signal and a microphone signal are determined and smoothed...
Method and system for subscriber line interface circuit
A subscriber line interface circuit apparatus includes a linefeed circuit and a subscriber line control circuit (SLCC). In an embodiment, the linefeed circuit...
Flexible ring-tone service
A subscriber associates a ring-tone media selection based on a media genre, author, or title to a calling number. When an incoming call is detected, a...
Methods and systems for setting a volume level of ringback media presented
to a calling party
Methods and systems are disclosed for setting a volume level of ringback media presented to a calling party. The method may include receiving at a ringback...
Automated system and method for distinguishing audio signals received in
response to placing and outbound call
A system directs action based on distinguishing audio content received in response to placing an outbound call. The system comprises an audio signal analysis...
Call center queue management
Call center queue management includes a method for calculating an average capability for each of a plurality of agents obtaining all completion data for each...
Proactive system and method for monitoring and guidance of call center
System for enhancing existing quality monitoring tools for monitoring and guiding agent performance within call centers, each of which provided with a plurality...
System and method for prompt modification based on caller hang ups in IVRs
In a method for use in Interactive Voice Response (IVR) systems, an IVR is configured such that voice prompts provided to a caller vary systematically and...
Path redundant hardware efficient communications interconnect system
A path redundant, hardware efficient communications interconnect (1) has embodiments that can present true any-to-any interconnect capability for first and...
System and method for provisioning connections as a distributed digital
cross-connect over a packet network
A method includes receiving a request to provision a path associated with at least a portion of a packet network and determining whether a router is associated...
Phone dialer with advanced search feature and associated method of
searching a directory
A method of retrieving a directory listing includes steps of storing a plurality of directory listings, each listing searchable by a plurality of keys, each of...
Speed activation of pre-determined call-forwarding number
Methods and systems for providing rapid call-forwarding are described. The method includes receiving a feature code operable for activating a call-forwarding...
System and method of phone bridging
A method for providing a dynamic bridge service is provided. The method comprises provisioning a dynamic bridge service associated with at least a first private...
System and method for transitioning a voice session in progress over a
communication network into a voice and...
A system for effecting transition of a private branch exchange (PBX) system-hosted voice only telephone session in progress into a voice session optionally...
Telephony security system
A system and method of telephony resource management and security for monitoring and/or controlling incoming and outgoing calls between an enterprise's end-user...