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High resolution tape directory (HRTD) stored at end of data in an index
In one embodiment, a tape drive system includes a file system adapted for enabling sequential access to data on a tape medium, a file access controller adapted...
Continuing media playback after bookmarking
One embodiment provides a method, including: identifying, using a processor, a consumer of media content; detecting, using data derived from a device selected...
Event analysis system
Enables event analysis from sensors including environmental, physiological and motion capture sensors. Also enables displaying information based on events...
Video editing method and digital device therefor
A method for editing the playback speed of a partial sequence of video and a digital device therefor are disclosed. A video editing method includes providing a...
Optimum tape layout selection for improved error correction capability
According to one embodiment, a system for selecting an optimum tape layout to store data on a tape medium includes a processor and logic integrated with and/or...
Preamplifier crosstalk correction in array reader magnetic recording
An apparatus for correcting crosstalk in an array reader magnetic recording system includes an array reader comprising a number of read heads operable to read...
Systems and methods for multi-path preamplifier fault processing
Systems and method relating generally to data processing, and more particularly to systems and methods for utilizing multiple data streams for data recovery...
System and method for using stainless steel as a data archiving medium
An apparatus, method, and computer readable medium for writing data on a highly indestructible material is disclosed. A laser may write data on a first side of...
Optical disc medium and optical disc device
An optical disc medium includes a land and a groove at which information can be recorded. A predetermined number of address information units which record...
Magnetic recording medium and method of manufacturing the same
An aspect of the present invention relates to a magnetic recording medium, which comprises a nonmagnetic layer containing a nonmagnetic powder and a binder and...
Perpendicular magnetic recording medium with epitaxial exchange coupling
FePt-based perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR) media including an epitaxial exchanged coupling layer (EECL) between FePtX magnetic recording layers. The...
Implementing enhanced ultrafast touchdown measurement scheme using thermal
and voltage actuation for hard disk...
A method, apparatus, and system are provided for implementing touchdown measurement using thermal and voltage actuation for hard disk drives (HDDs). The...
Control device for accessing a storage medium
A disk apparatus control device including an A/D converting section that samples an analog current amount signal indicating a current amount for a drive current...
Processing servo data from two or more read transducers co-located on a
Two or more signals are read from two or more respective tracks of a disk drive recording medium using respective two or more read transducers co-located on a...
Methods and apparatus for improved pattern detection
Improved pattern detection is provided for a predefined pattern in data. A detection threshold employed by a Euclidean detector to detect a pattern (such as a...
Method and system to monitor magnetic head loading and unloading stability
for a data storage system
A method and system to monitor stability of magnetic head loading and unloading beside media for a data storage system is described. A shock sensor is utilized...
Device for measuring a gram load
A gram load measurement assembly is configured to measure the gram load of a head stack assembly (HSA) of a disk drive being manufactured using the HSA's...
Multi-stack reader with split middle shield
A reader includes top and bottom reader stacks disposed between a top and bottom shield. The top and bottom reader stacks are offset relative to each other in a...
Read sensor with free layers of different widths sandwiching a SAF
structure for extremely high resolution
A read sensor that includes an air bearing surface and a synthetic antiferromagnetic (SAF) structure. The read sensor also includes a first free layer (FL)...
Magnetic read head with multiple read transducers each having different
Data is read from a track of a magnetic recording medium via multiple read transducers located at different positions on a read head. The multiple read...
Methods and voice activity detectors for speech encoders
Voice activity detectors and related methods are provided. Methods include receiving a frame of the input signal; determining a first SNR of the received frame;...
Voice remote control
A device may include a display and logic. The logic may be configured to receive a selection of a first control action associated with an application stored in...
Microphone signal fusion
Provided are systems and methods for microphone signal fusion. An example method commences with receiving a first and second signal representing sounds...
Customizable system and device for defining voice dimensions and methods
The disclosure provides a customizable system for modifying voice dimensions. The system comprises a program interface located on an electronic device. The...
Adaptive tilt compensation for synthesized speech
There is provided a method of using an adaptive tilt compensation by a speech decoder. The method comprises receiving a bit stream including a plurality of...
Vector Quantizer and method therein for efficient vector quantization, e.g. in a transform audio codec. The method comprises comparing an input target vector s...
Systems and methods for recognizing sound and music signals in high noise
A method for recognizing an audio sample locates an audio file that closely matches the audio sample from a database indexing a large set of original...
Multi-mode audio recognition and auxiliary data encoding and decoding
Audio signal processing enhances audio watermark embedding and detecting processes. Audio signal processes include audio classification and adapting watermark...
System for maintaining reversible dynamic range control information
associated with parametric audio coders
On the basis of a bitstream (P), an n-channel audio signal (X) is reconstructed by deriving an m-channel core signal (Y) and multichannel coding parameters...
Parametric encoder for encoding a multi-channel audio signal
The invention relates to a parametric audio encoder, comprising a parameter generator, the parameter generator being configured to determine a first set of...
Systems and methods to detect lost audio frames from a continuous audio
A method to detect audio frame losses over a link to a device under test (DUT), such as a User Equipment (UE), includes preparing an input sequence, combining...
Image display apparatus and method of controlling the same
Provided are an image display apparatus and a method of controlling the same. The image display apparatus enabling voice recognition includes: a first voice...
Speaker verification using neural networks
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for inputting speech data that corresponds to a particular...
Disambiguating input based on context
In one implementation, a computer-implemented method includes receiving, at a mobile computing device, ambiguous user input that indicates more than one of a...
Identification of communication-related voice commands
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for obtaining audio data corresponding to an utterance;...
Speech analytics system and system and method for determining structured
A method for converting speech to text in a speech analytics system is provided. The method includes receiving audio data containing speech made up of sounds...
A voice gesture is determined from characteristics of an audio signal based on sound uttered by a user. The voice gesture may represent a command or parameters...
Cluster specific speech model
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for receiving data representing acoustic characteristics of a...
System and method for validating natural language content using
crowdsourced validation jobs
Systems and methods of validating transcriptions of natural language content using crowdsourced validation jobs are provided herein. In various implementations,...
Computer system having voice-control function and voice-control method
The invention discloses a computer system having voice-control function. The computer system includes a voice-recognition module, a shared memory, a...
Unsupervised acoustic model training
An unsupervised acoustic modeling service for speech recognition is disclosed. A computing device may be present in a listening zone, such as a household or...
Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof
A mobile terminal and controlling method thereof are disclosed, by which a feedback matching a meaning of a natural language is outputted in the course of...
Segment information generation device, speech synthesis device, speech
synthesis method, and speech synthesis...
A segment information generation device includes a waveform cutout unit cuts out a speech waveform from natural speech at a time period not depending on a pitch...
Noise reducing device
A noise reducing device for an apparatus provided with a plurality of discharge passages and that is to be used for reducing noise originating from discharge...
Transducer with dry adhesive couplant
A transducer for stimulating an article under test with ultrasonic vibration may include a transducer body having a transmitting face and configured to generate...
Acoustic-electric stringed instrument with improved body, electric pickup
placement, pickup switching and...
An electric-acoustic stringed instrument has a removable, adjustable and acoustic artwork top with a decorative bridge and tailpiece; a mounting system for...
Adjustable, floor-mounted electric guitar effect performance and storage
Embodiments are directed to an adjustable, floor-mounted electric guitar effect performance and storage apparatus for providing easier access to effect pedals...
Networks of portable electronic devices that collectively generate sound
Systems and methods for collectively generating sound are provided. A sound composition can include multiple component pieces and those component pieces can be...
Guitar-securing device characterized in that it comprises an element for fastening to a surface, which has an arm, a structural element, connected to said arm,...
Electronic device with enhanced method of displaying notifications
There is disclosed an electronic device comprising a receiver, a display, an application processor and a sensor hub. The receiver is configured to receive...