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System and method for calculating similarity of audio file
A method for calculating a similarity of audio files includes constituting a pitch sequence of a first audio file and a pitch sequence of a second audio file;...
Method for controlling functional devices in a vehicle during voice
For retrofitting an infotainment system of a motor vehicle which has the option of operating using voice commands, such voice commands are subsequently defined...
Time warp activation signal provider, audio signal encoder, method for
providing a time warp activation signal,...
An audio encoder has a window function controller, a windower, a time warper with a final quality check functionality, a time/frequency converter, a TNS stage...
Method for separating audio sources and audio system using the same
A method for separating audio sources and an audio system using the same are provided. The method introduces the concept of a residual signal to separate a...
Audio signal processing circuit and electronic device using the same
An audio signal processing circuit and an electronic device are provided. A noise detection circuit determines if the first input audio signal and a second...
Compensating for identifiable background content in a speech recognition
Compensating for identifiable background content in a speech recognition device, including: receiving, by a noise filtering module, an identification of...
Method and device for processing audio signal
An audio signal processing method includes following steps: playing a fundamental frequency signal by a media player; calculating a first fundamental frequency...
Method for encoding and decoding an audio signal and apparatus for same
A method for coding and decoding an audio signal or speech signal and an apparatus adopting the method are provided.
Robust spectral encoding and decoding methods
Spectral encoding methods are more robust when used with improved weak signal detection and synchronizations methods. Further robustness gains are achieved by...
High frequency regeneration of an audio signal with temporal shaping
A method for generating a reconstructed audio signal having a baseband portion and a highband portion is disclosed. The method includes deformatting an encoded...
Performing positional analysis to code spherical harmonic coefficients
In general, techniques are described for performing a positional analysis to code audio data. Typically, this audio data comprises a hierarchical representation...
Method and system for digital watermarking
The present invention is a system and method for digital watermarking, which discloses a system for digital watermarking, to add a watermark to an audio signal...
Audio signal decoder, audio signal encoder, method for providing an upmix
signal representation, method for...
An audio signal decoder for providing an upmix signal representation on the basis of a downmix signal representation and an object-related parametric...
Coding of spherical harmonic coefficients
In general, techniques are described for coding of spherical harmonic coefficients representative of a three dimensional soundfield. A device comprising a...
System and method for linear frequency translation, frequency compression
and user selectable response time
A method and system has been developed and demonstrated which provides real-time frequency translation, frequency compression, and user selectable response time...
User profile based audio adjustment techniques
Embodiments are directed toward user profile based audio adjustment techniques. The techniques are used to render various audio and/or audio/video content...
Speech source classification
A method and associated system and computer program product. A sample of speech, for which a source of the sample of speech is to be classified, is received. A...
Word detection functionality of a mobile communication terminal
Voice communication by first and second users in a voice communication session that facilitates communication between a first device through which a first user...
Systems and methods for responding to spoken language input or multi-modal input are described herein. More specifically, one or more user intents are...
Initiation of action upon recognition of a partial voice command
Apparatus, computer-readable storage medium, and method associated with orienting a display image are described. In embodiments, a computing device may include...
Method for correcting a speech response and natural language dialogue
A natural language dialog system and a method capable of correcting a speech response are provided. The method includes following steps. A first speech input is...
Dialog management system
Techniques for facilitating transactions are described in which the system facilitating the transaction engages in natural language dialog with the user to...
Speech interface system and method for control and interaction with
applications on a computing system
A speech processing system which exploits statistical modeling and formal logic to receive and process speech input, which may represent data to be received,...
Online incremental adaptation of deep neural networks using auxiliary
Gaussian mixture models in speech recognition
Methods and systems for online incremental adaptation of neural networks using Gaussian mixture models in speech recognition are described. In an example, a...
Voice retrieval device and voice retrieval method for detecting retrieval
word from voice data
A voice retrieval device includes a processor; and a memory which stores a plurality of instructions, which when executed by the processor, cause the processor...
Systems and methods for aviation communication monitoring using speech
Systems and methods for aviation communication monitoring using speech recognition are provided. In one embodiment, a method for multichannel avionics...
Keyword detection with international phonetic alphabet by foreground model
and background model
An electronic device with one or more processors and memory trains an acoustic model with an international phonetic alphabet (IPA) phoneme mapping collection...
Comparing differential ZC count to database to detect expected sound
A low power sound recognition sensor is configured to receive an analog signal that may contain a signature sound. Sparse sound parameter information is...
Word-level correction of speech input
The subject matter of this specification can be implemented in, among other things, a computer-implemented method for correcting words in transcribed text...
Transitioning an electronic device between device states
This disclosure describes techniques for transitioning an electronic device between device states. In one example, a voice-controlled device is configured to...
Speech processing system
A method of deriving speech synthesis parameters from an input speech audio signal, wherein the audio signal is segmented on the basis of estimated positions of...
Operational noise control method for air conditioner
An operation noise control method for an air conditioner includes: a step (S1) of detecting an operation mode of the air conditioner; a step (S2) of operating...
Sound attenuating structures
A sound attenuation panel is configured with a substantially acoustically transparent planar, rigid frame divided into a plurality of individual, substantially...
Variable rate adaptive active noise cancellation
A method of audio signal processing includes determining a difference between a first set of filter parameters of a first input frame of an active noise...
ANC noise active control audio headset with prevention of the effects of a
saturation of the feedback...
The headset includes an active noise control, with an internal ANC microphone (28) placed inside the acoustic cavity (22) and delivering a signal including an...
Acoustic device suspension
An acoustic device includes a diaphragm, a frame, and a suspension element that couples the diaphragm to the frame such that the diaphragm is movable in a...
Synthetic simulation of a media recording
A method and system for generating a synthetic simulation of a media recording is disclosed. One embodiment accesses a sound reference archive and heuristically...
Systems and methods for providing immersive audio experiences in
computer-generated virtual environments
Described herein are systems and method for providing an immersive audio experience in a computer-generated virtual environment. An audio-mixer is placed at a...
Adjustable directivity acoustic pickup for musical instruments
An acoustic pickup transducer device for converting sounds produced by a musical instrument into electrical signals proportional in amplitude and frequency to...
Stringed musical instrument having a resonator assembly
A stringed musical instrument having a resonator assembly is disclosed herein. The stringed musical instrument includes a musical instrument body; a neck having...
Complexity scalable perceptual tempo estimation
The present document relates to methods and systems for estimating the tempo of a media signal, such as audio or combined video/audio signal. In particular, the...
A musical instrument comprises a traditional musical instrument such as a guitar is joined to a chain saw so that the saw blade of the chain saw is mounted next...
Snare cajon instrument
A snare cajon percussion instrument is disclosed. The instrument comprises a closed frame body having a plurality of sides, each side having a top portion, a...
Cajon playing device
A cajon playing device consists essentially of a bottom plate, a mallet assembly, and a pedal lever. The mallet assembly is mounted on the bottom plate and has...
Guitar plectrum and harness combination
A harness is provided for securely holding a conventional plectrum or pick in firm engagement with a guitar player's thumb, the harness consisting of a flexible...
Hand actuated tremolo system for guitars
A tremolo device with a movable bridge, an adjustment device, and a support frame is implemented on an acoustic guitar, with features that can also be employed...
Electric guitar system for quick changes
An instant access guitar system allowing easy access to cavities in the body portion of the electric guitar. The cavities are covered by plates, a pick guard,...
Folding stringed instrument
A folding stringed instrument has a narrow body, a neck with a fret board and strings. Tuning pegs and a bridge are on a front face of the body, with an...
Method and apparatus for outputting screen image in electronic device
A method of outputting a screen image in an electronic device is provided. The method includes outputting a screen image of an electronic device as a projected...
Dynamic display markers
Various arrangements for defining a marker are presented. A first defined marker presented by a public display device may be determined to be insufficient for...