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Mobile device safe driving
In embodiments of mobile device safe driving, a mobile device can display a device lock screen on an integrated display device, and transition from the device...
Systems and methods for mobile device location verification using beacons
A computer-implemented method performed in a computerized system incorporating a central processing unit, a localization signal receiver and a memory, the...
Spatially mapping radio frequency data in 3-dimensional environments
Embodiments described herein provide for the generation of 3-D RF performance maps of an environment by correlating RF performance data generated from known...
Wireless beacon and methods
A method for distributing micro-location-based notifications to a computing device includes receiving a unique identifier associated with a first entity, the...
Location determination using dual statistical filters
Methods, systems, and computer program product for location determination using dual statistical filters are described. A mobile device can determine a location...
Hospitality venue navigation, guide, and local based services applications
utilizing RF beacons
A series of RF beacons deployed about a localized area associated with a hospitality venue creating an infrastructure for use with mapping, navigation,...
Methods, apparatuses, and devices for positioning mobile devices using
measured receiver gain
Methods, apparatuses, and devices are disclosed that may be used to estimate a location of a mobile device using, for example, one more receiver gains that may...
Method for optimizing battery use in a mobile device while tracking a
location of the device
A method, apparatus, and computer program product for reducing battery consumption while tracking a location of a mobile device. A location tracking application...
Location based services onboard aircraft
Embodiments described herein provide location-based services onboard an aircraft for users having mobile devices utilizing wireless beacons dispersed at fixed...
Systems and methods for electronically verifying user location
Computer-based systems and methods for verifying user location utilize at least one processor and memory configured with program instructions to store a...
Apparatus, method, and computer-readable recording medium for distributing
A distribution apparatus for distributing a wireless signal to a communication terminal includes a distribution unit configured to distribute the wireless...
Wireless tracking device
A wireless tracking device including a housing unit, a central processing unit disposed within the housing unit, a battery pack disposed within the housing...
Registrar mapping toolkit for Geofences
Systems and methods for creating a database of geofences and registering geofences, with each geofence in the database being associated with an IP address,...
Location based automated meeting attendance
A method includes determining a physical location and start time of a meeting stored in a calendar entry of a mobile device, determining a current location of...
Positioning beacons with wireless backhaul
A method includes establishing, at a positioning beacon, a wireless backhaul connection to a communication network; receiving, at the positioning beacon,...
User path determining system and method therefor
A system for determining a user's path is described. The system comprises a location server arranged to receive location data of a communication device...
Communication device for providing value-added information based upon
content and/or context information
A communication device, for use in a communication network, provides value-added information to a user of the communication device. The communication device...
Method and apparatus for message processing to locate network devices
In one aspect, a communication system comprising a message processing computer and a plurality of communication networks, respectively provided with an...
Methods and apparatus for using smart environment devices via application
Systems and Methods disclosed herein relate to providing a message to an application programming interface (API). The message includes a request for data from a...
Electronic device, control method, and control program
According to one of aspects, an electronic device includes a connecting module, and a controller. The connecting module is configured to wirelessly connect to a...
Method of and apparatus for homogenizing expected data-harvest yields
A method of homogenizing expected data-harvest yields, the method comprising: selecting a population of data-sources; selecting a quantity of data as a...
System and method for mobile terminal interactions
The present disclosure provides an interaction method and interaction system for mobile terminals. The method includes acquiring a sensor signal from a mobile...
Providing M2M data to unregistered terminal
The disclosure is related to a method of providing M2M data to an unregistered user terminal. The method may include receiving a request message from a first...
Fixed location registration
Systems, devices and techniques for machine to machine (M2M) communications include optimizing performance of an M2M network based on knowledge about a fixed,...
Mobile device and method with secure network messaging for authorized
A mobile device has an inter-process software communication (IPC) bus that provides secure communication between a device link agent and software component...
Pre-provisioning mobile application acquisition and utilization
A method of provisioning a wireless device for use with a wireless carrier network includes receiving an initial provisioning request that includes an...
Sharing mobile applications between callers
Systems and methods for sharing of mobile applications between callers are provided. A telephone call connection may be provided between a first mobile device...
Acoustic echo cancellation with internal upmixing
Methods, systems, and apparatuses are described for performing acoustic echo cancellation with internal upmixing that allow for a more effective handling of...
System and method for improving headphone spatial impression
A headphone system includes a headphone, a sensor, and a processor. The headphone may provide sound from virtual speakers to a listener via a plurality of sound...
Method and apparatus for directional acoustic fitting of hearing aids
A method of acoustically fitting a hearing aid comprises providing a plurality of audible tones, each having a predetermined frequency through stereo...
Method for testing signal-to-noise ratio using a film frame
A system and a method are provided for testing a MEMS microphone during manufacture by using a film to obstruct the acoustic ports of the microphone. The...
Connector mating assurance system and method
A connector mating assurance system includes a microphone configured to be located in a vicinity of a mating zone for electrical connectors. The microphone is...
Method and apparatus for programming hearing assistance device using
A hearing assistance system for delivering sounds to a listener provides for subjective, listener-driven programming of a hearing assistance device, such as a...
Method and apparatus for microphones sharing a common acoustic volume
The present subject matter provides method and apparatus for improved microphones sharing an acoustic volume. Some embodiments are useful for hearing assistance...
Hearing aid device with integrated antenna
A hearing aid device configured to communicate wirelessly with an external device is disclosed. The hearing aid device comprises a housing with a microphone, an...
Method of audio signal processing and hearing aid system for implementing
In a method of audio signal processing, a hearing aid system is configured to: collect sound information of a surrounding environment of the hearing aid system;...
Electronic device having hearing aid compatibility
An electronic device having hearing aid capability is disclosed. The electronic device includes a linear resonance actuator (LRA). The LRA is configured to...
Network for bone conduction transducers
An electrical network for driving electromagnetic bone conduction vibrator/transducer of variable reluctance type which is applied between the vibrator...
Piezoelectric stack transducer
Provided is a piezoelectric stack transducer. In a transducer portion, a plurality of piezoelectric transducers which output maximum amplitude at different...
It is an object of the present invention to provide an audio having intended sound quality to a user even when a headphone that is different from a headphone...
Parametric system for generating a sound halo, and methods of use thereof
A parametric system for generating audible sound, comprising a transducer array configured to emit modulated ultrasonic waves in a converging wave pattern...
Audio playing system and audio playing method
An audio playing method is applied to at least one wireless speaker, at least one mobile terminal, and a cloud server. The method includes sending a wireless...
Electronic device and audio-data transmission method
An audio-data transmission method for an electronic device is provided. The method includes determining whether or not a plurality of external data sounds and a...
Methods and devices for reverberation suppression
In one embodiment, a process for suppressing reverberation begins with a device of a user obtaining a reverberant speech signal from a voice of the user. The...
Frequency domain noise cancellation with a desired null based acoustic
devices, systems, and methods
Frequency domain signal extraction methods and apparatuses include receiving a reference signal, which contains mostly undesired audio and is substantially void...
Method and device for improving audio signal quality in a voice
A device and a method to improve quality of a signal in a lossy communication system are disclosed. One or more samples of the signal are received from a first...
Automatic sound pass-through method and system for earphones
Earphone systems and methods for automatically directing ambient sound to an earphone device are provided. An ambient microphone signal from an ambient...
Signal processing for eliminating speaker and enclosure buzz
An electronic device for buzz reduction is described. The electronic device is to be used with a speaker driver that is built onto an enclosure and is to be...
Electret condenser microphone
The electret condenser microphone according to the present invention includes an electret condenser microphone unit including a diaphragm and a fixed pole...
MEMS apparatus disposed on assembly lid
A Microelectromechanical system (MEMS) assembly includes a substrate, lid, MEMS device, and at least one wall. The substrate has electrical connection pads and...