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Variable stopwrite threshold
A method according to one embodiment includes determining whether a current position error signal sample exceeds a stopwrite threshold, disabling writing in...
Systems and methods for sync mark mis-detection protection
The present inventions are related to systems and methods for data processing, and more particularly to systems and methods for detecting patterns in a data...
A content receiver comprises: an acceptance unit for accepting a designation of a recording medium to which contents are to be output; a license information...
Information recording medium and method for reproducing the same
An information recording medium (10) including a first region (11) in which medium identification information has been recorded, a data region (13), and a...
Method of manufacturing magnetic recording medium, and magnetic recording
A method of manufacturing a perpendicular magnetic recording medium 100 that includes forming a magnetic recording layer 122 on a disk base 110, then forming a...
Imprint template for patterned recording media
Provided herein is an apparatus including a rectangular array of rectangular protrusions in a first region corresponding to a data region; and a hexagonal array...
Disk drive correcting an error in a detected gray code
A disk drive is disclosed comprising a head actuated over a disk comprising a plurality of tracks defined by a plurality of servo sectors. An estimated track ID...
Position error signal compensation to prevent adjacent track erasure
Technologies are described herein for preventing adjacent track erasure in a storage device using position error signal compensation from a previously written...
Device and method for controlling the position of a head relative to a
tape within a tape transport system
Controlling the position of a head within a tape transport system. A track-follow control system (TFCS) includes a controller device for generating a control...
Data storage device employing spindle motor driving profile during seek to
improve power performance
A data storage device is disclosed comprising a spindle motor configured to rotate a disk, wherein the spindle motor comprises a plurality of windings, and a...
Excitation of a near-field transducer using combined transverse electric
and transverse magnetic modes
A method involves receiving light from a light source at a fundamental transverse electric (TE.sub.00) mode or a fundamental transverse magnetic (TM.sub.00)...
Heat assisted magnetic recording write apparatus having a dielectric gap
A heat assisted magnetic recording (HAMR) write apparatus coupled with a laser is described. The HAMR write apparatus includes a pole, coil(s), a near-field...
Near field transducer anneal for heat assisted magnetic recording
A method for annealing a metal antenna of a near field optical transducer of a magnetic write element without inadvertently heat damaging the read element. A...
Data management for a data storage device with zone relocation
Managing data stored on media of a Data Storage Device (DSD) using zone relocation. At least a portion of the media is logically divided into a plurality of...
Apparatuses, methods and systems for a digital conversation management
The APPARATUSES, METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR A DIGITAL CONVERSATION MANAGEMENT PLATFORM ("DCM-Platform") transforms digital dialog from consumers, client demands...
Apparatuses, methods and systems for a digital conversation management
The APPARATUSES, METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR A DIGITAL CONVERSATION MANAGEMENT PLATFORM ("DCM-Platform") transforms digital dialogue from consumers, client demands...
Mixer with adaptive post-filtering
A noise reduction system includes multiple transducers that generate time domain signals. A transforming device transforms the time domain signals into...
System to control audio effect parameters of vocal signals
A vocal effect processing system may include an effect modification module configured to selectively and dynamically apply effects to an input audio signal in...
Acoustic receiver for underwater digital communications
A system and method and system for receiving communications signals coded at transmission in a frequency hopping waveform includes a sensor that receives...
Encoding method and apparatus, and decoding method and apparatus
An encoding method of an encoder is provided. The encoder generates first MDCT coefficients by transforming an input signal, and generates MDCT indices by...
Filling of non-coded sub-vectors in transform coded audio signals
A spectrum filler for filling non-coded residual sub-vectors of a transform coded audio signal includes a sub-vector compressor (42) configured to compress...
Audio device and method for adding watermark data to audio signals
An audio device comprises a processor, an audio processing module, a high frequency noise generating circuit, a first switch control circuit, a second switch...
Method and apparatus for processing audio data
A method for processing audio data includes determining a first common scalefactor value for representing quantized audio data in a frame. A second common...
Apparatus and method for synchronizing multichannel extension data with an
audio signal and for processing the...
For synchronizing multichannel extension data with an audio signal, wherein the audio signal includes block division information and the multichannel extension...
Determining the inter-channel time difference of a multi-channel audio
There is provided a method and device for determining an inter-channel time difference of a multi-channel audio signal having at least two channels. A...
Frame error concealment method and apparatus and decoding method and
apparatus using the same
A frame error concealment method and apparatus and a decoding method and apparatus using the same. The frame error concealment method includes setting a...
Method and apparatus for allocating bit in audio signal
A method and an apparatus for allocating bits in an audio signal. The method includes dividing a frequency band of an audio signal into a plurality of subbands,...
Circuitry for transferring multiple digital data streams, e.g. digital audio data, over a single communications link such as a single wire. A ...
Method for secure transactions utilizing physically separated computers
A secure transaction method involves establishing an electronically accessible verification site authorized by the holder of a credit or debit card, and...
Bandwidth extension parameter generation device, encoding apparatus,
decoding apparatus, bandwidth extension...
A bandwidth extension parameter generation device includes: a derivation unit which derives a high-band signal representing a high-band portion of an input...
Segment-based speaker verification using dynamically generated phrases
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for verifying an identity of a user. The methods, systems,...
Speaker verification in a health monitoring system
A method for verifying that a person is registered to use a telemedical device includes identifying an unprompted trigger phrase in words spoken by a person and...
Methods and apparatus for signal sharing to improve speech understanding
Methods and devices are described for allowing users to use portable computer devices such as smart phones to share microphone signals and/or closed captioning...
Speech recognition system including an image capturing device and oral
cavity tongue detecting device, speech...
A speech recognition system is to be used on a human subject. The speech recognition system includes an image capturing device, an oral cavity detecting device...
Hotword detection on multiple devices
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for hotword detection on multiple devices are disclosed. In...
Speech recognition platforms
A speech recognition platform configured to receive an audio signal that includes speech from a user and perform automatic speech recognition (ASR) on the audio...
Speech recognition system that selects a probable recognition resulting
A system has a speech recognition unit 2 including a first recognition engine capable of recognizing predetermined word strings and a second recognition engine...
Pattern processing system specific to a user group
Methods and apparatus for identifying a user group in connection with user group-based speech recognition. An exemplary method comprises receiving, from a user,...
Voice authentication and speech recognition system and method
A method for configuring a speech recognition system comprises obtaining a speech sample utilized by a voice authentication system in a voice authentication...
Privacy-sensitive speech model creation via aggregation of multiple user
Techniques disclosed herein include systems and methods for privacy-sensitive training data collection for updating acoustic models of speech recognition...
Statistical unit selection language models based on acoustic
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for providing statistical unit selection language modeling based...
Method and system for reading fluency training
A non-transitory processor-readable medium stores code representing instructions to be executed by a processor. The code causes the processor to receive a...
Method and apparatus for providing speech output for speech-enabled
Techniques for providing speech output for speech-enabled applications. A synthesis system receives from a speech-enabled application a text input including a...
Method and apparatus for safely and reliably sending and receiving
messages while operating a motor vehicle
A system that allows a vehicle operator to record and send a voice message without ever releasing their hands from the wheel and taking their eyes off the road...
Voice synthesizing having vocalization according to user manipulation
A voice synthesizing apparatus includes a manipulation determiner configured to determine a manipulation position which is moved according to a manipulation of...
Apparatus and method for encoding audio signal, system and method for
transmitting audio signal, and apparatus...
An audio signal encoding apparatus includes a processor to quantize an audio signal, to obtain a characteristic of reverberation masking that is exerted on a...
Method for manufacturing compound diaphragm
The present disclosure provides diaphragm and a method for manufacturing the same. The diaphragm includes a first macromolecular material layer, a graphene...
System and method of microphone placement for noise attenuation
A method and system for attenuating noise comprises identifying a location in an area at which sound emitted from one or more speakers has acoustic...
Electronic percussion instrument with enhanced playing area
Electronic percussion instruments with enhanced playing areas and methods and systems for generating electrical signals in response to impacts to a playing...
Method for representing musical scales and electronic musical device
A method represents musical scales by means of tiles, including pentatonic scales (arbitrary scales with five notes per octave), heptatonic scales (arbitrary...