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Dependent write fault threshold
Systems, apparatuses, and processes having a dependent write fault threshold are disclosed. A first sector may have a first write fault threshold and a second...
Noise mitigation for write precompensation tuning
The disclosed technology provides techniques for mitigating write-to-write bit error rate fluctuations that decrease accuracy of write precompensation (WPC)...
Tape head assembly for linear tape
A tape head assembly includes a set of data readers configured to simultaneously read data from a set of adjacent data tracks of a tape storage medium, each...
Magnetic tape media having servo patterns
Magnetic tape media according to one embodiment includes a servo track having a plurality of servo marks therealong. A distance of the servo marks, as...
Waveguide with reflective grating for localized energy intensity
An apparatus includes a waveguide with first and second sections, and a junction coupling the first and second waveguide sections together. The first waveguide...
Magnetic head with microwave-generating element and ground line therefor
A magnetic head includes a microwave-generating element connected to a ground line. The ground line is made shorter by connecting the ground line to a...
Current-limiting in an amplifier system
One example includes an amplifier system. The system includes a gain stage configured to conduct a gain current in response to an input voltage. The system also...
Magnetic tape head cleaning apparatus and method
Preventing accumulations on read/write (R/W) elements of a tape appliance tape head. Power and current to the R/W elements of the tape head are turned off. A...
Magnetic head for perpendicular magnetic recording with a coil including
two coil portions
A magnetic head includes a coil, a main pole and a return path section. The return path section includes a yoke section, and a coupling section coupling the...
Magnetic recording head front shield formation
Implementations disclosed herein provide a method of forming a first layer of a front shield in a magnetic recording head, depositing an active shield control...
Method and device for processing a sound signal
A method of processing a sound signal is disclosed. The method of processing a sound signal includes receiving a sound signal from the outside of a device,...
System and method for targeted advertising
Disclosed is a method of receiving an audio stream containing user speech from a first device, generating text based on the user speech, identifying a key...
Systems and methods for source signal separation
A method includes receiving an input signal comprising an original domain signal and creating a first window data set and a second window data set from the...
Method of processing sound track
A method of processing a sound track includes providing a low frequency threshold and a high frequency threshold of an audible frequency range; selecting a...
Speech recognition apparatus and speech recognition method
A speech recognition apparatus and a speech recognition method are provided. In the invention, whether an original voice sampling signal corresponding to a...
Multi-mode audio codec and CELP coding adapted therefore
In an embodiment, bitstream elements of sub-frames are encoded differentially to a global gain value so that a change of the global gain value results in an...
Transient detector and method for supporting encoding of an audio signal
A transient detector (100) analyzes (110) a given frame n of the input audio signal to determine, based on audio signal characteristics of the given frame n, a...
Audio coding with gain profile extraction and transmission for speech
enhancement at the decoder
The invention provides a layered audio coding format with a monophonic layer and at least one sound field layer. A plurality of audio signals is decomposed, in...
Simplified decoding of voice commands using control planes
A received transport stream may be demultiplexed into a compressed audio stream and a control stream. The compressed audio stream may be decoded. Audio...
Identifying sources from which higher order ambisonic audio data is
In general, techniques are described for obtaining an indication of whether spherical harmonic coefficients are representative of a synthetic audio object. In...
Collaborative audio conversation attestation
Disclosed in some examples are systems, methods, devices, and machine readable mediums which may produce an audio recording with included verification from the...
Speech recognition adaptation systems based on adaptation data
The instant application includes computationally-implemented systems and methods that include acquiring indication of a speech-facilitated transaction between a...
Synthesis and display of speech commands method and system
A construction and display of speech commands system that allows a user to simply read what is on an application that involves visual elements with which the...
Systems, computer-implemented methods, and tangible computer-readable
storage media for transcription alignment
Disclosed herein are systems, computer-implemented methods, and tangible computer-readable storage media for captioning a media presentation. The method...
Script compliance and agent feedback
Systems and methods are provided for using automatic speech recognition to analyze a voice interaction and verify compliance of an agent reading a script to a...
System and method for evaluating intent of a human partner to a dialogue
between human user and computerized system
A system and method for assigning relative scores to various possible intents on the part of a user approaching a virtual agent, the method comprising...
Method and system for controlling network-enabled devices with voice
Apparatus and methods to implement a technique for using voice input to control a network-enabled device. In one implementation, this feature allows the user to...
IVR engagements and upfront background noise
Speech recognition error may be reduced or eliminated when background noise is detected at a customer's location. For example, when background noise is detected...
Disambiguation of dynamic commands
A first computing device registers a first grammar that is stored in a persistent memory of the first computing device and that is a system grammar of the first...
Dialogue system using extended domain and natural language recognition
method and computer-readable medium thereof
A dialog system uses an extended domain in order to have a dialog with a user using natural language. If a dialog pattern actually input by the user is...
Mobile systems and methods of supporting natural language human-machine
A mobile system is provided that includes speech-based and non-speech-based interfaces for telematics applications. The mobile system identifies and uses...
Dealing with switch latency in speech recognition
In embodiments of the present disclosure, capabilities are described for interacting with a mobile communication facility, which may include receiving a switch...
Acoustic model training
Features are disclosed for generating acoustic models from an existing corpus of data. Methods for generating the acoustic models can include receiving at least...
System and method of synthetic voice generation and modification
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for generating a synthetic voice. A system configured to practice the...
Dynamic engine harmonic enhancement sound stage
A method to produce a dynamic sound stage for engine harmonic enhancement (EHE). Dynamic refers to the ability to position the sound stage at different...
Electronic devices for controlling noise
An electronic device for controlling noise is described. The electronic device includes a force sensor for detecting a force on the electronic device. The...
Real time audio echo and background noise reduction for a mobile device
An audio enhancement system includes a display unit configured to exhibit a waveform corresponding to a microphone signal that is subject to an audio...
Audio signal processing device, imaging device, audio signal processing
method, program, and recording medium
There is provided an audio signal processing device including a feature amount extraction unit configured to extract, from an audio signal obtained by a sound...
The invention relates to an acoustic module for influencing, particularly reducing, sound reflections and/or sound transmissions in a space. The module is...
Piezoelectric pickup and cell for stringed instruments
In a first aspect hereof the present invention provides an improved piezoelectric pickup which, generally, comprises a folded planar plastic piezoelectric...
Synthesized percussion pedal and docking station
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide an apparatus configured to enable a user to easily change between different midi or audio sequences in any order...
Ratcheted mounting bracket for tuner
A bracket for mounting a tuning device on a headstock of a string instrument and a bracket-mountable tuning device are disclosed. A primary arm with a plate...
Guitar pad for seated player
A guitar pad is designed to support a guitar or similar stringed instrument on the lap of a seated player, and the body portion rests on the pad when it is...
Drum frame fixer
A drum frame fixer provided for fastening at least one drum rim to a drum body includes: a main body, for being arranged on a circumferential face of the drum...
A musical instrument is disclosed which comprises a tubular member having an inlet end, an outlet end having a circumferential lip, an exterior surface; and an...
Shoulder support for a musical instrument
A shoulder support for a musical instrument is proposed, which includes a holding device, by means of which the shoulder support is fixable or fixed to the...
A tuning mechanism (1) for a stringed instrument (2), including: a body (3); a neck (4) extending from the body (3); strings (5) secured to a headstock (6) by a...
Keyboard device and keyboard instrument
A keyboard device including a plurality of wippens that respectively rotate in the vertical direction in response to the respective depressions of the plurality...
Information processing apparatus, method and computer program product,
with user-related action detection
An information processing apparatus, method and computer program product determine an object range to be displayed on a display based on a detected user-related...
A display apparatus including a display module and a solar cell module is provided. The display module displays image content and provides a charging light,...