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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...
Smart passive speaker drive
A circuit embodied in a mobile device is disclosed. The circuit includes a headphone audio driver, a loudspeaker audio driver and a switch coupled to outputs of...
System and method for transducer biasing and shock protection
In accordance with an embodiment, an interface circuit includes an amplifier configured to be coupled to a transducer, a first bypass circuit coupled to a first...
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...
Drive control circuit for vibration speaker
A drive signal generating unit generates a drive signal having a cyclic waveform containing a zero period in a vibration mode. A driver unit generates the drive...
Acoustic manipulator element
According to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, an acoustic manipulator element is provided. The acoustic manipulator element is arrangable...
Electronic apparatus, and method of providing of sound
An electronic apparatus includes a configured to output audio using a permanent magnet, an audio processor configured to process audio data and output to the...
Loudspeaker unit with two loudspeakers and a wedge-shaped body between the
spaces adjoining the loudspeakers
A loudspeaker unit comprising a loudspeaker housing and a first and a second loudspeaker, wherein the two loudspeakers are both placed in a flat front wall of...
Audio bass resonator
A headphone comprising: at least one speaker housing comprising at least a first surface with a first opening and a second surface with second opening; at least...
Multi-floor type MEMS microphone
A multi-floor type MEMS microphone includes a housing formed by a stack of circuit boards and provided with a first cavity, a second cavity in vertical...
The present invention relates to an earphone, which comprises a shell, a speaker arranged in said shell, an sound chamber corresponding to said speaker and an...
Audio devices configured to emit differing sound profiles and related
Audio devices may include a first audio accessory and a speaker assembly configured for releasable attachment to the first audio accessory. The speaker assembly...
Wireless headphones include left and right earphones connected by a cable. Each of the left and right earphones comprising a generally C-shaped body adapted to...
Multi-standard headset support with integrated ground switching
A system for detecting a jack configuration comprising a first plurality of switches configured to couple a first headphone jack position to ground. A second...
An earphone includes: a loudspeaker unit; a sound conductive tube which is connected to a front surface having a diaphragm included in the loudspeaker unit, and...
Wireless speaker and retractable ear bud
A speaker device for hands-free operation of a mobile device includes a first assembly operable for wireless communication with a mobile device, and a second...
MEMS microphone assembly and method of manufacturing the MEMS microphone
The present invention concerns a MEMS microphone assembly (1) comprising a MEMS transducer element (2) comprising a MEMS die (3), a back plate (4) and a...
MEMS microphone packaging structure
The invention provides a MEMS microphone packaging structure for reducing the packaging structure volume, lowering manufacturing cost and improving impact...
A cart assembly is provided for transporting multiple loudspeakers that are stacked in a pre-assembled line array. The cart assembly includes a base and at...
Water-proof sound transmitting member
Provided is a water-proof sound transmitting member that is less likely to be bonded to a housing at a position other than a normal attachment position. The...
There is provided a microphone comprising a microphone capsule and a microphone capsule suspension. The microphone capsule suspension has a first and a second...
Low-profile speaker arrangements for compact electronic devices
A portable electronic device that provides audio sound output from multiple internal speakers to a common output audio opening in a housing of the portable...
Overhead reduction in Ethernet passive optical network (EPON)
Embodiments reduce overhead in Ethernet Passive Optical Network (EPON) networks by reducing the amount of switching among Optical Network Units (ONUs) done by...
Method and system for protection switching in ethernet passive optical
One embodiment provides a system that performs protection switching in an Ethernet passive optical network (EPON), which includes an optical line terminal (OLT)...
Optical wavelength-selective switch with a bank of wavelength convertors
An apparatus includes a wavelength-selective optical switch able to route light between a first optical port and a plurality of second optical ports. The...
RFID tag communication triggered by sensed energy
An RFID tag is equipped with an energy sensor for receiving an appropriate energy signal or registering an appropriate temperature/environmental level. The RFID...
Common distribution and rendering for emergency alert services
A system and method for are provided for common distribution and rendering of communications capability for emergency alert services. A zone headend device, for...
Method and apparatus for coordinated splicing of multiple streams
A method and apparatus for coordinated splicing of multiple streams is disclosed. In one embodiment, a method and apparatus for controlling flow of a plurality...
Seamless trick-mode with decreased latency for live transcode streaming
A method for performing trick-mode operations with decreased latency for transcode streaming includes receiving and recording a stream of video data. A single...
A method and system for embedding a watermark in block encrypted content, including encoding a bit string, the bit string including n bits, denoted ...
Method of displaying image by using remote controller and apparatus
performing the same
An image display method is provided. The image display method includes displaying a plurality of images on a screen that includes a plurality of sub-screens,...
User terminal apparatus, server, and method for providing broadcast
viewing pattern information
A method of providing viewing pattern information of a user terminal apparatus is provided. The method includes: transmitting content viewing information of the...
Apparatus and method for EPG sorting and automatic realignment
In various example embodiments, a system and method for electronic program guide (EPG) sorting and automatic realignment is provided. In example embodiments, a...
Method and apparatus for coviewing video
A method, apparatus, and system to provide the ability for a user to make audio and/or audio-video phone calls simultaneously while watching (co-viewing)...
Media player system for product placements
A media player system for product placements, including: a controller; a computer-readable non-transitory memory in communication with the controller including...
Communications system and method, information processing apparatus and
method, information management apparatus...
A communications system and method, an information processing apparatus and method, an information management apparatus and method, a recording medium and a...
Method and apparatus for processing digital service signal
A digital service signal apparatus is disclosed. The digital service signal apparatus includes a receiving module receiving signaling information having channel...
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...
Finding devices in an entertainment system
A wireless device may receive from a source device an instruction to present program content. The wireless device may determine device types missing from an...
Method and system for TV everywhere authentication based on automatic
An automatic content recognition (ACR)-enabled connected TV device may be operable to identify, utilizing an ACR system, a network which is being tuned to. An...
Delivery system, delivery method, server device, program, and client
A server device is configured to be able to transmit content data having one of a plurality of bit rates. While receiving the content data, a client device...
Multiplexing, synchronizing, and assembling multiple audio/video (A/V)
streams in a media gateway
A media gateway that services a plurality of client devices may be used to combine a plurality of encoded multimedia transport streams, which may comprise a...
Transport layer modification to enable transmission gaps
White space devices are operable to communicate information over white space and, more specifically, to quiet a transmitter to enable sensing signals in the...
Apparatus and method for editing TS program information and TS recording
device using the same
An apparatus and method for editing transport stream (TS) program information, and a TS recording device using the same, the apparatus including: a...
Electronic television program guide schedule system and method with data
An electronic program schedule system with access to both stored television program schedule information and data feeds containing status information for live...
Digital broadcasting receiver for magic remote control and method of
controlling the receiver
The present invention relates to a digital broadcasting receiver for a magic remote control and a method of controlling the receiver. The digital broadcasting...
Management of buffer capacity for video recording and time shift
A system manages the allocation and storage of media content instance files in a storage device of a media client device. In one embodiment among others, the...
Program guide based on sharing personal comments about multimedia content
Members of a social network service may share real-time comments about multimedia content they are viewing. The comments are attached to bookmarks that allow...
Methods and apparatuses for resuming paused media
Methods and apparatuses in a user equipment (300) and a control server (302) for enabling resumption of a paused media information stream sent in a live...