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Capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducer (CMUT) with
through-substrate via (TSV) substrate plug
A Capacitive Micromachined Ultrasonic Transducer (CMUT) device includes at least one CMUT cell including a first substrate of a single crystal material having a...
Electronic device including stiffness varying portion on housing
An electronic device (1) is provided with a piezoelectric element (30), a panel (10) holding the piezoelectric element (30), and a housing (60) holding the...
A flat subwoofer is provided comprising a driver in which a coil is arranged in an air gap in the driver, which coil is connected to a membrane, where the...
Vibrating panel device for electromagnetic vibrator and its manufacture
A vibrating panel device for an electromagnetic vibrator includes at least one vibrating panel device. The vibrating panel module includes a base, a vibrating...
Systems and methods for independent and control-isolated audio processing
Systems and methods are provided that may implement independent and control-isolated audio processing (ICIAP) to separate and/or control audio streams at...
Audio and video signal transmission interface apparatus and method thereof
An audio and video signal transmission interface apparatus includes a left sound channel interface, a right sound channel interface, a multimedia terminal...
Body-sensitive vibration headphone
There is provided a body-sensitive vibration headphone for suppressing resonance that occurs when a vibrator that generates body-sensitive vibration vibrates....
Audio system and audio characteristic control device
An audio system includes plural speakers including a planar speaker configured to emit a plane wave on the basis of a received audio signal, and a controller...
Enhanced stereo playback
Systems and methods in accordance with various embodiments of the present disclosure overcome one or more deficiencies in conventional approaches to stereo...
Multi-band harmonic discrimination for feedback suppression
A method and audio signal processor for detecting feedback in an electrical amplification system divides a frequency spectrum into a plurality of frequency...
Audio source position estimation
An apparatus for determining a position estimate for an audio source comprises two microphones (M1, M2) and an acoustic element (203) providing an acoustic...
Positional disambiguation in spatial audio
A method including: obtaining phase information dependent upon a time-varying phase difference between captured audio channels; obtaining sampling information...
Methods and apparatuses for audio mixing
An example system may include a first mixer module configured to receive a latency-tolerant audio signal, buffer the latency-tolerant audio signal for a first...
Obstructed port audio signal alteration
A portable electronic device has an acoustic port having an aperture in a housing having a speaker and pressure sensing transducer incorporated therein. During...
Acoustic generator, acoustic generation device, and electronic apparatus
An acoustic generator disclosed herein includes: an exciter which vibrates by an electric signal being input; and a film-shaped vibrating body to which the...
A speaker apparatus or system with a user selectably expandable chamber is provided. The chamber in its expanded state enhances the speaker's acoustical...
Loudspeaker enclosure system having detachable wireless headphones and
control method thereof
The present invention discloses a loudspeaker enclosure system having detachable wireless headphones, including: a loudspeaker enclosure and wireless...
Wireless communications headset system employing a loop transmitter that
fits around the pinna
A wireless communications headset system for double hearing protection systems that eliminates the problems associated with typical wireless communications...
A system and methods for providing a wireless earplug system are described. An earplug includes a wireless receiver/transmitter, a battery, a speaker, a sound...
A microphone unit (1) is provided with an electro-acoustic transducer (13) which converts acoustic signals into electric signals on the basis of the oscillation...
Audio accessory for media device
Described in this disclosure is an audio accessory comprising a speaker panel configured to be affixed to a media device such as a tablet computer, smartphone,...
Modular quick-connect A/V system and methods thereof
A modular speaker system, comprising an exoskeleton, configured to mechanically support and quick attach and release at least one functional panel and an...
Orthogonal open back speaker system
A loudspeaker system has one or more drivers having their back side connected to a duct that is open at the top end and closed at the bottom end. A diverter is...
Speaker frame and speaker having the same
A speaker frame, including: a vibration support portion supporting a vibrating body of a speaker; a magnet support portion arranged inside of said vibration...
Service provisioning enabled management in SIEPON switching subsystem
A service provisioning enabled management in Service Interoperability in Ethernet Passive Optical Network (SIEPON) switching subsystem. The delivery of network...
Planning of optical connections in a WDM optical network
An exemplary technique is provided for planning a plurality of optical connections as a function of a plurality of traffic demand. In a routing step, a loopless...
High-reliability active optical cable (AOC) with redundant emitters
An apparatus includes an array of electro-optical transducers, control circuitry, and a connector housing. The electro-optical transducers are configured to...
Device and a method for merging optical components associated with one
wavelength into a merged optical component
A device and a method are provided for merging a plurality of optical components associated with one wavelength into an optical component associated with the...
Targeted television advertising based on a profile linked to an online
device associated with a...
A profile provider: (i) associates a set of devices (including two or more online devices and possibly a set-top box); and (ii) delivers an advertisement...
Video quality and audio quality adjustment
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a system having a controller that receives an indication of a...
CATV entry adapter and method for distributing CATV and in-home
A cable television (CATV) entry adapter connects to a CATV network and serves as a hub in an In-Home Entertainment (IHE) network. IHE signals may be...
Personal video recorder e-mail alerts and status
A web-based service which provides a notification such an email to a user to facilitate managing the recording of broadcast content using a personal video...
Display device, television, search method and recording medium for
searching based on keyword and search system
The present invention provides a television including first to fourth keyword candidate acquiring sections for acquiring a plurality of keyword candidates...
Method and system for assigning a channel to data in a data stream
A system and method for assigning channels includes a program guide module having program guide data associated with program channels and a content processing...
Apparatus and method for managing a social network
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a system having a controller to collect one or more user-generated...
Replacing an image with a media player
A computer-implemented method that includes receiving a request to generate an interface within a software application that is configured to play back one or...
Systems and methods for providing a broadcast entertainment service and an
on-demand entertainment service
The present invention provides systems and methods for, in some cases, supplementing a broadcast media service with an on-demand and personalized media service.
Dynamic interface for mobile devices
A communications device dynamic interface system is provided. The system comprises an at least one communications device and a dynamic interface application,...
Metadata system for real-time updates to electronic program guides
Novel tools and techniques to enable more robust electronic program guides in television distribution systems. Some solutions can obtain data (e.g., from the...
Virtual channel table for a broadcast protocol and method of broadcasting
and receiving broadcast signals using...
A virtual channel table for broadcasting protocol and a method for broadcasting by using the virtual channel table includes identification information...
Process for providing targeted user content blended with a media stream
A network system provides delivery of customized target content, such as advertising, to individual users. There is transmission of a common spot content stream...
Method and system for transferring user settings to another user receiving
A system and method for operating a user receiving device includes a head end associating a first user device with a user account having first user settings. A...
System and method for troubleshooting a set top box
A method and system for troubleshooting a set top box is disclosed and can include receiving a trouble ticket from a set top box and initiating a self-test at...
Method and apparatus for managing personal content
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, obtaining first personal content associated with a first mobile...
Method and system for contextual advertisement replacement utilizing
automatic content recognition
An automatic content recognition (ACR)-enabled connected TV device may be operable to identify, utilizing ACR, viewer interaction and/or viewer information. The...
Channel receiving apparatus and related channel receiving method
A channel receiving apparatus includes: a first modulating device converts a first channel into a first predetermined frequency according to a first oscillating...
Hybrid media receiver, middleware server and corresponding methods,
computer programs and computer program products
It is presented a hybrid media receiver capable of receiving broadcast media content using a first broadcast media network and a second broadcast media network,...
Differentiated PSIP table interval technology
An apparatus, method and data structure for generating at least one table in a broadcast environment, are provided. The apparatus includes a generator to...
Systems and methods for determining subscription data
A media guidance application is provided by which users can view program listings associated with programming that the user may access using other user...
Interactive product placement system and method therefor
A method for presenting advertisements for commercial products in video productions, whereby the commercial product is placed in the video production as an...