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Method and apparatus for providing an application engine based on
real-time commute activity
An approach is provided for an application engine (e.g., a gaming engine) based on real-time location-based data. In one embodiment, an application engine...
Appliances that trigger applications on consumer devices based on user
proximity to appliance
Example appliances that trigger applications on consumer devices based on user proximity to appliance background are disclosed. A disclosed example system...
Mechanism for facilitating dynamic detection and communication of
geo-locations for devices
A mechanism is described for facilitating detection and communication of geo-locations for devices according to one embodiment. A method of embodiments, as...
Enhanced system and method for mobile device-based geo-fencing solutions
A method, wireless device and computer program product provides geo-fence based services in a wireless communications network. The wireless device (i)...
Method and apparatus for determining a probability for a geo-fence
A method, computer-readable storage device, and an apparatus for determining a probability for a particular geo-fence in a wireless network are disclosed. For...
Location-based communication with mobile devices
For location-based communication with mobile devices, an instruction for making a telecommunication call to a location is received at a device associated with a...
Wireless positioning and wireless positioning method and apparatus
An apparatus for wireless positioning includes a first delimitation unit configured to delimit an initial boundary for a predetermined space to divide the...
Systems and methods for associating communication information with a
geographic location-aware contact entry
Disclosed herein are systems and methods for associating communication information with a geographic location-aware contact entry. According to embodiments of...
Fleet management server, onboard terminal equipment, and fleet management
A fleet management server is connected to onboard terminal equipments mounted on plural haulage vehicles. The server includes an operation mode determination...
Management apparatus, mobile apparatus, and management system
A management apparatus including a memory; and a processor coupled to the memory and configured to: receive identification information of the management target...
Location service authorization and indication
An application can specify a location service authorization type to be enforced by a mobile device. After the user authorizes the location service through an...
Enhanced location data throughput on a windowed data channel in a radio
A method for enhanced data throughput on a windowed revert repeater channel in a radio communication system includes requesting, by a subscriber unit and via a...
Mobile terminals locating
The invention relates to locating mobile terminals comprising a plurality of recording servers, adapted to communicate with recorded mobile terminals, for...
Method and apparatus for switching modes
A method of switching operation modes in a mobile device is provided. The method includes receiving current location information; determining an on-the-map...
Portable device and vehicle control system
A control system includes a portable device transmitting to a proximity control signal controlling locking/unlocking of an opening/closing body of the vehicle...
Apparatus, method and system of managing a wearable device ensemble
Some demonstrative embodiments include apparatuses, devices, systems and methods of managing a wearable device ensemble. For example, a wearable device may...
Uplink/downlink transmission method for small amount of data, and
corresponding terminal and mobility...
The present embodiment discloses an uplink transmission method and apparatus for a small amount of data, and the method includes: when a terminal needs to...
Method and system for tunneling messages between two or more devices using
different communication protocols
Various embodiments are described herein for a multiformat communication protocol that may be used to tunnel messages suitable for a second communication...
Asymmetric wireless system
A method and apparatus is disclosed herein for sensor node and access point communication. In one embodiment, the method comprises embedding, by a sensor node,...
Distribution apparatus and distribution method
A distribution apparatus includes: a processor; and a memory which stores a plurality of instructions, which when executed by the processor, cause the processor...
Instant activation and provisioning for telecommunication services on a
Methods and systems for instant activation of virtual PBX services on a mobile device are disclosed. In one aspect, a user request for activating virtual PBX...
Supplementary services management setting control
A method of configuring a mobile terminal within a Long Term Evolution (LTE) compliant mobile wireless communications network. The method comprises controlling...
Systems and methods for audio management
System and methods are provided for audio management. Initial head-related transfer function (HRTF) parameters indicating an initial virtual configuration of a...
Loudspeaker position compensation with 3D-audio hierarchical coding
In general, techniques are described for compensating for loudspeaker positions using hierarchical three-dimensional (3D) audio coding. An apparatus comprising...
Audio signal processing device
An audio signal processing device includes: an input section to which an audio signal is input; a bias processing section configured to add a bias signal to the...
Microphone adjustment based on distance between user and microphone
A sound collecting system includes a plurality of microphones, a distance estimation module and an adjustment module. The distance estimation module estimates a...
Notification control device, notification control method and storage
There is provided a notification control device including a determination unit configured to determine whether a sound collection unit configured to collect...
System and method for tracking sound pitch across an audio signal using
A system and method may be configured to analyze audio information derived from an audio signal. The system and method may track sound pitch across the audio...
Integrated motion detection using changes in acoustic echo path
A system for detecting motion comprising a first speaker, a first microphone separated from the first speaker by a distance D1, a sound generator, an echo...
Internet protocol addressable public address devices and systems
Devices, methods, and systems are described herein. One device includes a speaker component to broadcast a message, a microphone component to detect a sound, an...
System and method for improving audio capture quality in a living room
Systems and methods for improving the audio quality in a living-room type of environment having multimedia equipment are described. The audio signals emanating...
Method and system for providing a hearing aid
A method for providing a hearing aid, which is adapted to the individual needs of a hearing aid user, wherein hearing loss data is measured on an individual. In...
Method of forming a semiconductor device and structure therefor
In one embodiment, a semiconductor device may include a controller that may be configured to receive an information signal from a detachable device wherein the...
Method and hearing aid system for logic-based binaural beam-forming system
A method for beam-forming for a hearing aid system is disclosed. The hearing aid system has a left and a right hearing aid device for disposal on a head of a...
Systems and methods of telecommunication for bilateral hearing instruments
Disclosed herein, among other things, are systems and methods for improved telecommunication for hearing instruments. One aspect of the present subject matter...
A hearing device comprising a first and a second input sound transducers, a processing unit, and an output sound transducer. The first transducer is configured...
Hearing aid with increased acoustic bandwidth
A hearing aid (21) is devised, comprising a first output converter (26), a second output converter (27), a first acoustic output transducer (34) and at least a...
Piezoelectric electroacoustic transducer
A piezoelectric electroacoustic transducer is disclosed. The piezoelectric electroacoustic transducer includes a diaphragm, a piezoelectric element disposed on...
Moving armature receiver assemblies with vibration suppression
Moving armature receiver assemblies wherein a first U-shaped armature and a second U-shaped armature are configured for suppression of vibration of a housing...
Electrodynamic exciter and vehicle lamp employing the same
The configuration is provided with three flexible arms extending in the same circumferential direction, as a suspension for supporting the magnetic circuit unit...
Acoustic unit, loudspeaker and acoustic module having the same, and
manufacturing method thereof
An acoustic unit, which is arranged for coupling with a vibration system to produce an audio sound, includes a frame, a vibration member for being ...
Pre-processing of a channelized music signal
A method for pre-processing a channelized music signal to improve perception and appreciation for a hearing prosthesis recipient. In one example, the...
Speaker protection circuit with improved accuracy
In one embodiment, a method for speaker operation comprises sensing an input common mode signal of a driver, wherein the driver drives a speaker, and adjusting...
Voice signals improvements in compressed wireless communications systems
Methods and systems for enhancing signal quality are disclosed. A method includes receiving buffers of sound samples including a first microphone signal and a...
Sound source direction estimation apparatus, sound source direction
estimation method and computer program product
According to an embodiment, a sound source direction estimation apparatus includes an acquisition unit, a generator, a comparator, and an estimator. The...
Transmission line loudspeaker
An electro-acoustic driver including an acoustic waveguide includes an enclosure, an acoustic transmission line formed within the enclosure, and a plurality of...
An acoustic apparatus includes a vibration part configured to generate an acoustic vibration, a tube having a cavity that faces the vibration part, and at least...
Ear defender with concha simulator
A hearing protection system with talk-through having a pair of rigid earcups enclosing a microphone, amplifier and speaker. A concha simulator, having a volume...
Active noise cancelling ear phone system
An earphone has a casing, containing a speaker, the casing being adapted to fit within the outer ear of a user at the entrance to the ear canal of the user. The...
Headphones and ear pad
[Problem] To prevent sound leakage through gaps between the wearing surface side of ear pads and areas around the ears when headphones are worn and used by a...