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Method and apparatus for aligning a laser diode on a slider
A structure includes a channel waveguide and a pocket adjacent to an input facet of the channel waveguide. A laser having an output facet is positioned in the...
Discreet emergency response
A vehicle system includes a microphone programmed to capture sounds in a passenger compartment of a vehicle and output a sound signal. A speech analyzer...
Method and apparatus for acoustic signal characterization
Characterizing an acoustic signal includes extracting a vector from the acoustic signal, where the vector contains information about the nuisance ...
Effective pre-echo attenuation in a digital audio signal
A method is provided for processing pre-echo attenuation in a digital audio signal generated from a transform coding, wherein, at the decoding point, the method...
Correlation-based two microphone algorithm for noise reduction in
Embodiments are directed towards providing speech enhancement of audio signals from a target source and noise reduction of audio signals from a noise source. A...
Sound signal hybrid encoder, sound signal hybrid decoder, sound signal
encoding method, and sound signal...
A sound signal hybrid encoder includes: a signal analysis unit which determines a scheme for encoding a frame included in a sound signal; an LFD encoder which...
Controlling a noise-shaping feedback loop in a digital audio signal
encoder avoiding instability risk of the...
A method and apparatus are provided for controlling the shaping of encoding noise during the ADPCM encoding of a digital audio input signal. The noise-shaping...
Bit allocating, audio encoding and decoding
A bit allocating method is provided that includes determining the allocated number of bits in decimal point units based on each frequency band so that a...
Device and method for bandwidth extension for audio signals
The purpose of the present invention is to more efficiently extend, using a low bit rate, the bandwidth of input signals having a harmonics structure, in order...
System and method to reduce transmission bandwidth via improved
The present disclosure is directed towards a method for discontinuous transmission ("DTX") bandwidth reduction. The method may include receiving, at a...
Audio encoder and decoder
The present disclosure provides methods, devices and computer program products for encoding and decoding a multi-channel audio signal based on an input signal....
Audio signal enhancement using estimated spatial parameters
Received audio data may include a first set of frequency coefficients and a second set of frequency coefficients. Spatial parameters for at least part of the...
Indicating frame parameter reusability for coding vectors
In general, techniques are described for indicating frame parameter reusability for decoding vectors. A device comprising a processor and a memory may perform...
Encoding and rendering of object based audio indicative of game audio
In some embodiments, a method (typically performed by a game console) for generating an object based audio program indicative of game audio content (audio...
Directional coding conversion
A directional coding conversion method and system includes receiving input audio signals that comprise directional audio coded signals into which directional...
Wagering game having seamless looping of compressed audio
Gapless looping playback of an audio sound seamlessly without any silence between loops. An uncompressed digital audio file is divided and encoded using an MP3...
Information processing system, information processing method,
communication terminal, information processing...
An apparatus of this invention is directed to an information processing apparatus that determines a search range of one of the pieces of instruction information...
Method and system for dual scoring for text-dependent speaker verification
Embodiments of systems and methods for speaker verification are provided. In various embodiments, a method includes receiving an utterance from a speaker and...
System and method for identifying and/or authenticating a source of
received electronic data by digital signal...
A method for verifying and identifying users, and for verifying users' identity, by means of an authentication device capable of transmitting, receiving and...
Sound source localization using multiple microphone arrays
An augmented reality environment allows interaction between virtual and real objects. Multiple microphone arrays of different physical sizes are used to acquire...
Voicemail system and method for providing voicemail to text message
A method and system for allowing a calling party to send a voicemail message as a text message are provided. A calling party leaves a voicemail message and that...
Transcription support system and transcription support method
In an embodiment, a transcription support system includes: a first storage, a playback unit, a second storage, a text generating unit, an estimating unit, and a...
Information processing device, method and computer program product for
processing voice recognition data
According to an embodiment, a memory controller stores, in a memory, character strings in voice text obtained through voice recognition on voice data, a node...
System and method for learning alternate pronunciations for speech
A system and method for learning alternate pronunciations for speech recognition is disclosed. Alternative name pronunciations may be covered, through...
Method for recognizing statistical voice language
The present invention is a method for recognizing a statistical voice language using a statistical technique without using a manually tagged corpus. The method...
Operation assisting method and operation assisting device
An operation assisting method comprising, comparing an input spoken voice with a preliminarily stored keyword associated with an operation target to obtain an...
Apparatus and methods to update a language model in a speech recognition
The technology of the present application provides a method and apparatus to allow for dynamically updating a language model across a large number of similarly...
Speech server managing one or a plurality of pieces of speech
terminal-specifying information and...
A speech server (SS) managing one or a plurality of pieces of speech terminal-specifying information (STSI) and user-specifying information (USI), each of...
Sound synthesis method and sound synthesis apparatus
A sound synthesis apparatus connected to a display device, includes a processor configured to: display a lyric on a screen of the display device; input a pitch...
Real-time noise reduction system for dynamic motor frequencies aboard an
unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)
Systems and methods for simultaneously capturing live audio and video feeds and reducing motor/rotor noise associated with the video feed for a multirotor...
An ultrasonic transducer as an important part of an ultrasonic flow meter is described, with a transducer housing and with a transducer element, the transducer...
Ambient gas flow alarm
A gas flow alarm includes a main barrel with a proximal end and a distal end. The main barrel defines a gas flow direction from the proximal end to the distal...
Method for selecting music based on face recognition, music selecting
system and electronic apparatus
A method for selecting music based on face recognition, a music selecting system and an electronic apparatus are provided. The method includes the following...
Resonance tone generating apparatus, method of generating resonance tones,
recording medium and electronic...
A resonance strength table is prepared, which stores a relation between a pitch difference and a resonance strength, wherein the pitch difference is a...
Systems and methods for creating customized music arrangements
Systems and methods for creating customized music arrangements based on multiple criteria are provided herein. A user selects a musical composition and provides...
Musical drum with removable snare assembly
A housing for a musical instrument having a resonant chamber made from several integrated panel members with at least one snare assembly inside having...
Wrist alignment device for stringed musical instruments
A wrist alignment system for attachment to a stringed musical instrument comprising a neck and a nose, the system comprising a device comprising a ...
Tuning apparatus and method for electric guitar equipped with a tremolo
An improved tuning and tensioning apparatus for an electric guitar equipped with a tremolo system, the plurality of guitar strings being tensionly secured...
Adjustment of monitor resolution and pixel refreshment based on detected
Techniques are disclosed for improving energy efficiency of displays, and in particular, displays capable of selective refresh. In an embodiment, the techniques...
Information processing device for controlling direction of display image
and control method thereof
Information indicating a posture of the information processing device is periodically detected. When the posture of the information processing device indicated...
Using natural movements of a hand-held device to manipulate digital
A mobile device, such as a smart phone, is provided with a camera. Digital content displayed on display screen of the mobile device may be manipulated in...
Boot display device detection and selection techniques in multi-GPU
Techniques for selecting a boot display device in the multi-GPU configured computing device include a graphic initialization routine for determining a topology...
Synchronization of video wall movement with content on the wall
A controlling console and media server, and winch moving console all work together.
Electro-optical device and electronic apparatus
In at least one embodiment, an electro-optical device displays a right-eye image and a left-eye image for each display period. The driving circuit supplies a...
Method and apparatus for displaying plurality of different images of
Provided is a method of displaying a plurality of different images of an object, the method including displaying a first image produced with respect to the...
Method to control display device screen brightness and strength of dynamic
range compression based on ambient...
A method of controlling in a display device screen brightness and strength of dynamic range compression of display data in dependence on ambient light level....
System and method for primary-matched color gamut mapping
This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, to map color of an input image pixel to...
Information processing methods and electronic devices for adjusting
display based on ambient light
Information processing methods and electronic devices are provided. A method for an electronic device with a display unit may comprise: determining a first...
Color perception tester, control program and method of controlling color
A color perception test has a color matching processor that executes a color matching processing on a color monitor, and an image display controller that...
Processing method of an external-image device
A processing method of an external-image device includes the following steps. A first number of basic area-updating requests are received, wherein each of the...