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Analog area speaker panel with precision placement and direction of audio
A speaker includes an outer frame, a stretchable membrane material enclosed at least in part by the outer frame; a plurality of movable actuator devices...
Systems and methods for surround sound echo reduction
A method for echo reduction by an electronic device is described. The method includes nulling at least one speaker. The method also includes mixing a set of...
Sound signal processing apparatus
A sound signal processing apparatus includes: a sound collector configured to collect a sound from an environment and configured to generate a sound collection...
Signal processing system and signal processing method
A signal processing system includes microphone units connected in series and a host device connected to one of the microphone units. Each of the microphone...
Audio system for audio streaming and associated method
A method for operating an audio system for transmitting wireless audio streams to a hearing system, the wireless audio streams comprising a first audio stream...
System and method for reducing rub and buzz distortion
An audio driver with reduced rub and buzz distortion that includes a digital processing module. A digital to audio converter (DAC) operable to receive a digital...
Variable directional microphone
There is provided a variable directional microphone including dynamic microphone units that is small in size and has good directional frequency response. In a...
Variable directional microphone
A variable directional microphone includes a unidirectional microphone unit having a front acoustic terminal and a rear acoustic terminal; an acoustic tube...
Provided is a conference apparatus, which includes a capturing unit to capture an image, a use environment detection unit to detect a use environment in which...
A cover panel is located on a front surface of an electronic device. A piezoelectric vibration element is provided on an inner main surface of the cover panel....
System with wireless acoustic speakers
Apparatus comprises adapter and speaker system. Adapter is configured to plug into port of personal digital audio player. Speaker system is in communication...
Sports monitoring system for headphones, earbuds and/or headsets
A monitoring system that can be placed proximate to the head or ear of a user is disclosed. According to one embodiment, the monitoring system can be used with...
Fine tuning structure for headphones and headphone
The present invention relates to the field of headphone technology and provides a fine tuning structure for headphones, configured for tuning an angle between a...
Headphone device with controlling function
A headphone device with a controlling function is provided. The headphone device includes a headphone body and an optical finger navigation module. The optical...
Apparatus and method for outputting audio signal in portable terminal
An apparatus and a method for outputting an audio signal in a portable terminal are provided. The portable terminal for outputting an audio signal includes an...
Personalization of auditory stimulus
Technology presented herein increases a user's enjoyment of sound by personalizing an audio signal so that the user perceives the audio signal as if the user...
Microphone port with foreign material ingress protection
An electronic device may be provided with a microphone in a microphone port. A shield may cover a microelectromechanical systems microphone device on a...
Cotalker nulling based on multi super directional beamformer
Speech from a driver and speech from a passenger in a vehicle is selected directionally using a plurality of directional microphones. Sounds detected as coming...
Acoustic assembly for an electronic device
A portable electronic device may have acoustic ports such as microphone and speaker ports. Acoustic devices such as microphones and speakers may be associated...
Speaker apparatus and methods useful in conjunction therewith
An actuation system for generating a physical effect, the system comprising at least one array of translating elements each constrained to travel alternately...
Optical engines and optical cable assemblies having electrical signal
Optical engines and optical cable assemblies incorporating optical engines providing duty cycle correction on multiplexed low-speed signals are disclosed. In...
Interface and method for enabling interconnection of a host device and a
small-formfactor pluggable module
The present invention relates to an interface and method for enabling interconnection of a host device and a small-formfactor pluggable module. The interface...
Arrangement for deploying co-existing GPON and XGPON optical communication
A passive, coexisting 10 Gb/s passive optical network (XGPON) and Gb/s passive optical network (GPON) is created by using a pair of counter-propagating laser...
Flexible smart sleeve systems and methods for pluggable transceivers
A flexible smart sleeve system for a pluggable transceiver includes a pluggable sleeve configured to selectively engage a pluggable transceiver; a smart...
Opportunity based path computation systems and methods in constraint-based
A method, a controller, and a network include determining an opportunity cost metric for each of a plurality of links in a network including a plurality of...
Systems and methods of wavelength division multiplex passive optical
Example embodiments of a time division duplex (TDD) Wavelength Division Multiplex Passive Optical Network (WDM PON) architecture using passive optical splitters...
Twin multicast switch
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for optical switching. An optical switch device includes a first...
System, apparatus and method for supporting multiple-interfaces for
optical fiber communication
A multiple-interface apparatus, and networking device including: a plurality of system side lanes configured to connect to an electrical signal source; and a...
ASA: a scalable optical switch
A scalable AWGR-based optical switching fabric and its scheduling method are presented. The switching fabric consists of three stages: two stages (first and...
Remote control via local area network
A method and system for remote control of multimedia content using a multimedia content distribution network (MCDN) is configured to establish a connection...
User interface for entertainment systems
Methods and apparatus for providing a search interface for an electronic device including a tuner configured to tune the electronic device to receive scheduled...
DTCP converter for HLS
A method for DTCP to HLS conversion is provided that starts with a standard DTCP Protected Content Packet (PCP) structure. The PCP payload data is chunked at...
Apparatus and method for use in providing dynamic bit rate encoding
An apparatus, system and method for use in for use in dynamically adjusting an encoder bit rate according to a determined available bandwidth for wirelessly...
Content player and method of controlling the same
A content player which receives a broadcast content and an information content and plays back a video image concerning a content, comprises a channel selection...
Methods and apparatus to generate relevance rankings for use by a program
selector of a media presentation system
Example methods and apparatus to generate relevance rankings for use by a program selector of a media presentation system are disclosed. An example method...
Method and system for acquiring electronic programming guide signals
A system and method for use in a cable network to acquire electronic programming guide (EPG) content signals from one or more EPG vendors. The system includes a...
Navigation techniques for electronic programming guides and video
A system for remote user navigation of content displayed with a display device, including a screen display, is provided. A user input device may be configured...
User controlled multi-device media-on-demand system
A method for providing configurable access to media in a media-on-demand system also can include delivering the media to a first client device in a format...
A method implemented in a computer system for inserting advertisements into an audio/video stream. The method receives the audio/video stream, and monitors it...
Input lag estimation for Wi-Fi display sinks
A source device comprising a processor and a Wi-Fi module for communicating with a sink device to stream audio/video data. The processor is configured to one of...
Systems and methods to verify and/or correct media lineup information
Systems and methods to verify and/or correct media lineup information are disclosed. An example method includes comparing signature data representative of media...
Method for enhancing fast backward performance and associated electronic
A method for enhancing fast backward performance includes: with regard to a plurality of offsets of a multimedia file, respectively storing corresponding...
Method to block unauthorized network traffic in a cable data network
The present invention teaches methods and systems for subscriber blocking of unauthorized network traffic in a cable data network. The cable modem termination...
Method and apparatus enabling fast channel change for DSL system
There is provided methods and apparatus for enabling a fast channel change for a Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) system. A channel change processing unit for...
Augmented reality virtual monitor
A head-mounted display includes a see-through display and a virtual reality engine. The see-through display is configured to visually augment an appearance of a...
System and method for controlling external displays using a handheld
An control interface and system is provided that allows users to use a handheld device to communicates with an electronic billboard through a host server. The...
Display apparatus and method for remotely outputting audio
A method for remotely outputting audio in a display apparatus includes outputting Audio/Visual (AV) data, if a command to remotely output audio is input while...
System and method for live streaming of content
Embodiments of the present invention are generally directed towards systems and methods for generating and streaming live content. Specifically, embodiments of...
Supplemental content for a video program
A method includes identifying a video service device that receives a video service. The video service includes video content provided by a video service...
Personalized content insertion into media assets at the network edge
Techniques for inserting advertising content and other personalized information into media assets are described. The techniques involve inserting personalized...