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Wireless transmitter identity or positioning information partitioning
Examples disclosed herein may relate to partitioning identity and/or position information for a plurality of wireless transmitters positioned within a...
Observation platform for using structured communications
Systems and methods for using structured communications in an observation platform are disclosed. A signal is received from a first communication device at a...
Geo-fenced premium content
A method includes receiving, via a network, first location information associated with a location of a mobile user device; determining that the first location...
Automated arrival notifications
A device's arrival at a destination location is automatically detected, and notification of such arrival is automatically generated, without any need for a user...
Estimation of significant places visited by mobile-terminal user based on
communications log to base stations
A method is disclosed of estimating significant places visited by a mobile-terminal user for wireless communication via base stations. The method includes:...
Mobile device monitor system
A system detects absence of a mobile device. The system includes a mobile device detection system that detects mobile devices in communication range of the...
Passive positioning utilizing round trip time information
Techniques for passive positioning of a client station are disclosed. In an example a passive positioning scheme may include detecting an incoming message from...
Method for improving location accuracy in multi-channel wireless networks
The present disclosure discloses a method and network device for improving location accuracy in multi-channel wireless networks. Specifically, to coordinate...
GPS based spectator and participant sport system and method
A spectator sport system and method that displays different views of a sporting event and, in particular, uses a position selected by the spectator to assist in...
Selective user notification for link termination events in wireless
personal area network
A user device includes a wireless interface to establish a wireless personal area network (WPAN) link with another user device. The user device further includes...
Portable electronic device, server and connection method thereof
A portable electronic device including a network unit and a processing unit is provided. The processing unit is connected to the network unit. The processing...
Using Bluetooth low energy
A method comprises receiving a signal indicative of receipt of a first Bluetooth low energy message (42), the first Bluetooth low energy message (42) including...
Method and system for switching coordinator in a personal area network
A method, an apparatus, and a system for switching coordinators in a Personal Area Network (PAN) are provided. The method includes initiating a request for...
Systems and methods for enabling additional devices to check in to
bluetooth low energy (BLE) beacons
Systems and methods are provided for checking many users in to a location using a Bluetooth.RTM. low energy (BLE) beacon. The provided systems and methods may...
Multi-level piconet data aggregation
An example embodiment includes an apparatus. The apparatus includes piconet logic for establishing a multi-level piconet hierarchy having a top level piconet...
Efficient machine to machine communications
Techniques described herein may provide for the organization and the control of nodes in an Machine to Machine (M2M) domain that is energy efficient and may...
MTC device communication method, device, and system
Embodiments of the present invention provide an MTC device communication method, device, and system. A second network element receives, a query message sent by...
Actuator based on sensor actuator network and method of actuating the same
In a wireless sensor actuator network system, actuators to be actuated to correspond to a plurality of sensors are selected using an A-S matrix that represents...
MTC device bandwidth reduction
A machine type device for deployment in a wireless network includes a processing circuit operable to generate an application layer message and a request...
Maintaining a fixed sound localization point of a voice during a telephone
call for a moving person
During an electronic call between a first person and a second person, a method maintains a voice of the second person to the first person at a sound...
Systems and methods for providing surround sound using speakers and
A mobile device may include at least one processor configured to generate a first set and second set of processed audio signals for use in a surround sound...
MEMS microphone module and manufacturing process thereof
A micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) microphone module and a manufacturing process thereof are described. A thickness of a transparent temporary cover plate...
Methods for manufacturing high intensity ultrasound transducers
A method of manufacturing an ultrasound transducer is provided. The ultrasound transducer is activated and the activity across the transducer is measured to...
Waveform display control of visual characteristics
Waveform display control techniques of visual characteristics are described. In one or more examples, a method is described of increasing user efficiency in...
Mechanism and apparatus for seamless voice wake and speaker verification
Technologies are described herein that allow a user to wake up a computing device operating in a low-power state and for the user to be verified by speaking a...
Emission of a commencement sound and a conclusion sound
Various embodiments associated with a commencement sound and a conclusion sound are described. The commencement sound can be a firing sound, such as a sound of...
Bone conduction device including a balanced electromagnetic actuator
having radial and axial air gaps
A bone conduction device configured to couple to an abutment of an anchor system anchored to a recipient's skull. The bone conduction device includes a...
Hearing aid device having battery drawer
A hearing aid device has a housing with a battery drawer constituting a battery door that is movably mounted to the housing. The battery drawer has a finger...
Dynamic hearing aid system and a method for configuring the hearing aid
A dynamic hearing aid system and a method for configuring the hearing aid system. The dynamic hearing aid system includes a first hearing device and a second...
Method of forming a semiconductor device and structure therefor
In one embodiment, a personal amplification device may be configured to operate as a master and communicate to another personal amplification device that...
Signal processor for a hearing device and method for operating a hearing
A signal processor for a hearing device with an implantable stimulator having two or more electrodes for emitting electric charge pulses to neural-fibers of an...
Electroacoustic transducer having controlled ion generation
The present disclosure relates to the field of acoustics, sound reproduction technologies, and the design principle of the loudspeaker, and more particularly,...
Inverted dual coil transducer
A dual coil transducer is provided that has a low profile construction. The transducer includes a voice coil disposed around a central region of the transducer,...
Piezoelectric speaker having weight and method of producing the same
The present disclosure relates to a piezoelectric speaker having a weight that enables a frequency response characteristic of the piezoelectric speaker to be...
Method and apparatus for determining dominant sound source directions in a
higher order Ambisonics...
In Higher Order Ambisonics, a problem is the tracking of time variant directions of dominant sound sources. The following processing is carried out: from a...
Polyhedral audio system based on at least second-order eigenbeams
A microphone array-based audio system that supports representations of auditory scenes using second-order (or higher) harmonic expansions based on the audio...
Signal processing for a headrest-based audio system
An automobile audio system having at least two near-field speakers located close to an intended position of a listener's head is configured by determining a...
Inter-channel coherence reduction for stereophonic and multichannel
acoustic echo cancellation
In an audio system having acoustic echo, incoming audio signals are decorrelated by applying both phase modulation and amplitude modulation. The resulting...
Directivity control method and device
Directivity control method and device which can emphasize or suppress sound deriving from an arbitrary direction with a little computation using two microphones...
Sound source separating apparatus, sound source separating program, sound
pickup apparatus, and sound pickup...
There is provided a sound source separating apparatus including a bidirectionality forming unit configured to form a bidirectionality by use of a sound signal...
Electronic device directional audio capture
Disclosed herein is an apparatus. The apparatus includes a housing, electronic circuitry, and an audio-visual source tracking system. The electronic circuitry...
Active-noise-reduction device, and active-noise-reduction system, mobile
device and active-noise-reduction...
A reference signal generating unit of an active-noise-reduction device of the present invention outputs a referencing signal having a correlation with a...
Method of adjusting an active noise cancelling system
A method of adjusting an ANC system is disclosed in which a microphone is acoustically coupled to a loudspeaker via a secondary path and the loudspeaker is...
Masking open space noise using sound and corresponding visual
Methods and apparatuses for addressing open space noise are disclosed. In one example, a method for masking open space noise includes outputting from a speaker...
Noise suppressing apparatus and noise suppressing method
A noise suppressing apparatus that calculates a suppression coefficient for suppressing noise of an input signal by using a frequency spectrum of the input...
A condenser microphone that provides a balanced output of audio signals from initial steps of a diaphragm and a fixed electrode is provided. The condenser...
Method and an apparatus for processing an audio signal
A method of processing an audio signal, the method including receiving a downmix signal and a first information, the downmix signal including at least one...
Electroluminescent earphone with bending-resistance and high-brightness
An electroluminescent earphone with a bending-resistance and a high-brightness includes earphone wires having bending-resistant electroluminescent wires,...
Audio listening system
An audio listening device having a damped ball joint type interface between an ear-cup assembly and a headband assembly is provided. For example, the audio...
Active noise reduction headphone
An active noise reduction earphone includes a speaker, a plurality of microphones and a feedback system. Each microphone is displaced from the speaker and the...