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Method and apparatus for packet loss rate-based codec adaptation
A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided where, at a first wireless node, a weighted average of a frame...
Device and method for simulating spatial sound
The invention relates to a system for simulating stereophonic sound (1), comprising the following: a core module (10) having a space simulation module (11), an...
Localization control method of sound for portable device and portable
A localization control method of a sound for a portable device and a portable device thereof is provided. The localization control method of a sound for a...
Game system, game process control method, game apparatus, and
computer-readable non-transitory storage medium...
Sounds are reproduced from a plurality of sound source objects at the same timing. A sound volume and a localization of each sound when the sounds are received...
Apparatus and method for listening room equalization using a scalable
filtering structure in the wave domain
An apparatus for listening room equalization is provided. A system identification adaptation unit is configured to adapt a first ...
Image steered microphone array
A system includes a microphone array having a plurality of microphones. The system further includes a camera configured to capture stream video and a processing...
Method and apparatus for changing the relative positions of sound objects
contained within a Higher-Order...
Higher-order Ambisonics HOA is a representation of spatial sound fields that facilitates capturing, manipulating, recording, transmission and playback of...
Matrix decoder with constant-power pairwise panning
A constant-power pairwise panning upmixing system and method for upmixing from a two-channel stereo signal to a multi-channel surround sound (having more than...
Method for practical implementation of sound field reproduction based on
surface integrals in three dimensions
A method for 3D sound field reproduction from a first audio input signal using a plurality of loudspeakers distributed over a loudspeaker surface aiming at...
Method for determining a direction of at least one sound source from an
array of microphones
A direction of at least one sound source from an array of microphones is determined by obtaining a plurality of solutions sets from audio signals acquired from...
Method and apparatus for an integrated headset switch with reduced
An integrated audio signal processing circuit is described for reducing crosstalk noise in an integrated headset switch for a headset having two speakers, a...
Portable electronic device comprising a folded substrate
A portable electronic device having a) a folded substrate carrying components of the device, and b) another, separate component having a fixed outer contour,...
Inflatable ear piece and a method of its manufacture
An inflatable ear piece is used in a hearing aid. The inflatable ear piece defines an inflatable part, which defines an inflatable cavity. The inflatable...
Auditory signal processing
Methods, systems, and devices for processing an auditory signal to generate auditory prosthesis electrode stimuli in response to an incoming acoustic signal are...
Methods, systems, and devices for determining a binaural correction factor
Methods, systems, and devices are disclosed herein. A sample method includes determining one or more binaural correction factors at one or more frequencies....
Listening system adapted for real-time communication providing spatial
information in an audio stream
A binaural listening system comprises first and second listening devices adapted for being located at or in left and right ears, respectively, of a user, the...
Binaurally coordinated compression system
A hearing assistance system includes a pair of hearing aids performing dynamic range compression while preserving spatial cue to provide a hearing aid wearer...
Listening system with an improved feedback cancellation system, a method
A listening device includes an input transducer, an output transducer, a signal processor, and a feedback cancellation system for estimating acoustic feedback....
Hearing aid with improved localization
A method of determining parameters of a BTE hearing aid having at least one ITE microphone and at least one BTE microphone, the method includes: determining...
Top port multi-part surface mount silicon condenser microphone
A surface mount package for a micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) microphone die is disclosed. The surface mount package features a substrate with metal pads...
Microphone system with a stop member
A microphone system has a package with an interior chamber and an inlet aperture for receiving an acoustic signal, and a microphone die having a backplate and a...
Acoustic generator, acoustic generation device, and electronic device
An acoustic generator according to an embodiment at least includes an exciter, a vibrating plate, a frame body, and a resin material. The exciter is mounted on...
Acoustic generator, acoustic generation device, and electronic device
An acoustic generator according to an embodiment at least includes an exciter, a vibrating plate, and a frame body. The exciter is caused to vibrate by an...
Electroacoustic transducer, manufacturing method thereof, and electronic
device utilizing same
An electroacoustic transducer comprises a piezoelectric vibrator; a casing being provided with a predetermined space from the piezoelectric vibrator and...
Earphones and hearing aids with equalization
A system, methods, and devices that allow a listener to compensate for variability in the physical configuration and characteristics of individual ears to...
Sound system for establishing a sound zone
In the described technique, electrical audio signals are processed by inverse filtering according to three filter matrices, each handling a frequency range or...
Spectral shaping for audio mixing
Techniques are described herein that are capable of spectrally shaping audio signal(s) for audio mixing. Spectrally shaping an audio signal means modifying a...
Coinciding low and high frequency localization panning
A method of panning includes panning an input signal or a low frequency portion of the input signal to split the input signal or the low frequency portion of...
Multi-microphone source tracking and noise suppression
Methods, systems, and apparatuses are described for improved multi-microphone source tracking and noise suppression. In multi-microphone devices and systems,...
Microphone, a microphone arrangement and a method for processing signals
in a microphone
A microphone includes a first signal input, a second signal input and a control unit coupled to the first signal input and the second signal input. The control...
Acoustic localization of a speaker
A system locates a speaker in a room containing a loudspeaker and a microphone array. The loudspeaker transmits a sound that is partly reflected by a speaker....
Mobile device and corresponding noise-canceling earphone
A mobile device includes a processing module, an external connection interface and a current monitoring unit. The external connection interface is electrically...
Method for denoising an acoustic signal for a multi-microphone audio
device operating in a noisy environment
This method comprises steps of: a) partitioning (10, 16) the spectrum of the noisy signal into a HF part and a LF part; b) operating denoising processes in a...
Circuit assembly for processing an input signal, microphone assembly and
method for following an input signal
A circuit assembly and a method for processing an input signal are disclosed. In one embodiment a circuit assembly comprises a voltage provider configured to...
Acoustic wave conductor for mobile devices
An acoustic wave conductor assembly for mitigation of harmful radiation inherent in a mobile device belonging to a user. The assembly includes an acoustic wave...
Determination, display, and adjustment of best sound source placement
region relative to microphone
A video conference endpoint determines a position of a best audio pick-up region for placement of a sound source relative to a microphone having a receive...
An earphone device includes a housing, a speaker diaphragm, and a sealing cup. The housing includes a cavity and a plurality of vent holes acoustically coupled...
Wireless headset having ear hook
A wireless headset having ear hook includes a device body, a speaker, an electrical charger, a charger cover, and an ear hook. The speaker is coupled to the...
Method and system for in-game visualization based on audio analysis
A game headset receives a plurality of channels of game and/or chat audio during game play, monitors the plurality of channels, and detect one or more sounds on...
Device control based on worn headphone detection
A system and method include receiving a headphone worn signal at a system representative of a detection of headphones being worn and controlling selection of a...
In-ear-canal headset assembly
An in-ear-canal headset assembly includes an accommodating housing, a speaker unit, a fixing unit, an in-ear unit and a microphone unit. The accommodating...
A microphone system implements multiple microphones on a single base. To that end, the microphone system has a base, and a plurality of substantially...
The invention relates to a loudspeaker and to a loudspeaker housing for accommodating a loudspeaker module, wherein the loudspeaker housing has a sound output...
Modular headrest-based audio system
An automobile audio system includes a signal processor configured to receive and process audio signals from a source and provide processed audio signals to an...
A micro-speaker is disclosed. The micro-speaker includes a frame, a magnetic circuit unit in the frame, a first vibration unit, and a second vibration unit. The...
A miniature speaker includes a frame having a sidewall including a first upper thinner portion and a first lower thicker portion, a magnetic circuit unit, a...
Drivers and methods of driving transducers
A transducer has an input and produces a mechanical output, wherein the magnitude of the mechanical output of the transducer is dependent on the frequency and...
Suspension and speaker using same
Disclosed is a speaker having a suspension. The suspension includes a vibrating arm having at least a pair of layer structures and an insulating layer...
Input-controllable dynamic cross-connect
A multiplexer capable of automatically and dynamically selecting a correct or the best input out of a pre-configurable set of alternative inputs, based on the...
Versatile optical network interface methods and systems
Methods and systems for implementing versatile optical terminals that detect optical transmission protocols and subsequently adapt to the correct protocol are...