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Antenna device for hearing instruments and a hearing instrument
An antenna system is provided for hearing instruments to be worn in the auditory canal. A hearing instrument has a data transmission system improved in respect...
Transducer impedance measurement for hearing aid
A hearing aid is disclosed, which, in a test mode, can determine the impedance of the transducer that stimulates the anatomy of the patient. Impedance may be...
Provided is a condenser microphone having a plurality of condenser microphone units connected in series to improve output sensitivity, and a simplified circuit...
Capacitive sensor, acoustic sensor and microphone
A diaphragm is arranged on the upper surface of a silicon substrate so as to cover a chamber in the silicon substrate. Multiple anchors are provided on the...
Speaker diaphragm and production method for speaker diaphragm
A diaphragm can be obtained which exhibits large internal loss and Young's modulus and which can be produced efficiently. A speaker diaphragm 1 comprises at...
Operation using positioning information
Operation of a playback device may be based on using position information. A position of a playback device with respect to a base is determined. The determined...
Playback device setting based on distortion
Embodiments described herein involve configuring a playback device based on the detection of a barrier in proximity to the playback device. In an example...
Calibration adjustment based on barrier
Embodiments described herein involve configuring a playback device based on the detection of a barrier in proximity to the playback device. An example...
Frequency based beamforming
An acoustic device captures sound using two or more microphones and filters the sound into a plurality of sub-bands. For each of the plurality of sub-bands, the...
Voltage supply circuit included in terminal equipment
A voltage supply circuit included in an audio signal processing device includes a control unit for controlling a signal output from a terminal equipment; a...
Multi-beam sound system
A multi-beam sound system includes a fixed beamforming section which steers the input signal inputted from the microphone array to an intended direction, a...
Wearable physiological acoustic sensor
A wearable physiological acoustic sensor has an embedded and stacked acoustic sensing component architecture that inhibits motion-related impulse noise and...
Sound receiving device
A sound receiving device includes a microphone array, a plurality of time delay circuits and a sound-mixing output device. The microphone array includes a...
Speaker porting around backlit keyboard
A system for porting a speaker through a keyboard module and a backlight module is provided. The system includes an enclosure, the enclosure configured to mount...
Variable noise attenuator with adjustable attenuation
An ear attenuator headset that allows a user to adjust the amount of attenuation in a variable, continuous fashion from zero attenuation to maximum attenuation...
Headphones and headsets
Headphones or a headset comprise a pair of electro-acoustic transducers (1, 2), both ear-pieces and an earpiece and a microphone are carried at opposite ends of...
Three-piece device ear hook
An ear hook assembly (401) is provided. The ear hook assembly (401) includes a device hook engagement component (405), an ear hook engagement component (406),...
Microphone accessory and method of using a microphone
This invention relates to microphone accessories for use with a hand-held microphone, and to a method of using a microphone. The microphone accessory in...
Custom sound box
A sound box comprises a cover assembly, interior box assembly, compartment assembly, sound module assembly and frame assembly. The interior box assembly...
Microphone module and electronic device having the same
An electronic device includes a housing having a top wall, and a microphone module mounted in the housing. The microphone module includes a mounting seat having...
Wavelength selective switch having multi-layer reflector
A wavelength selective switch (WSS) apparatus is disclosed, which includes: a plurality of optical ports configured to output light beams at different angles...
Wavelength selective switch with increased frequency separation to avoid
An optical device incorporates into the same physical structure the functionality of two or more wavelength selective switches. The wavelength components...
Controlling method for coexistence of radio frequency identification and
A controlling method, adapted for an electronic device for coexistence of radio frequency identification (RFID) and display functions, is provided. The...
Line accommodating apparatus and temperature control method
When the interior temperature inside a line accommodating apparatus (100) measured by an apparatus-interior temperature sensor (103) is equal to or higher than...
Video delivery system configured to seek in a video using different modes
Particular embodiments configure a video delivery system to provide different modes for seeking in a video. The different modes may segment the video on...
Carriage of quality information of content in media formats
A method for managing quality information for dynamic adaption in content delivery, wherein the method comprises selecting a granularity level for an encoded...
Methods and apparatus to present supplemental media on a second screen
Methods and apparatus to present supplemental media on a second screen are disclosed. An example method includes establishing a connection between a digital...
Method and apparatus for program information exchange and communications
system using a program comment instruction
Relating to the field of communications, a method and an apparatus for program information exchange and a communications system provided in embodiments of the...
Method and device for receiving and providing programs
A method for providing programs, the method includes: (i) providing a program multiplex to multiple users device; (ii) considering a removal of at least one...
System and method for set-top box call connection
A system for initiating a voice call includes a set-top box operable to control a selection of a television channel for display on a television. The set-top box...
HFC cable system with alternative wideband communications pathways and
coax domain amplifier-repeaters
System and method to extend the data carrying capacity of a hybrid fiber cable (HFC) network by adding wideband RF signal capability above 1 GHz, and replacing...
Method and system of using idle receiving unit resources for receiving
content and communicating the content to...
A method and system for providing content includes a network having a plurality of receiving units. The system further includes a first receiving unit of the...
Premium channel promotion system and method
The present invention is directed to a television schedule guide which includes a detector for determining whether a previously scrambled program is...
Series reminders and series recording from an interactive television
An interactive television program guide system with program series reminder and recording capabilities is provided. The system allows a user to set a reminder...
Apparatus, systems and methods to communicate received commands from a
receiving device to a mobile device
A receiving device embodiment receives a user command from an external source. The user command is directed to a remote target destination. A first interactive...
Method and system for delivering video content from multiple platforms to
An integrated content delivery interface enables a user to access content from a multi-channel service provider (such as a cable television service) and...
IPTV targeted messages
A network device executes a method to provide targeted messages to a subscriber of Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) when a request of the subscriber to...
Terminal, vehicle having the same, and method of controlling the same
A terminal, a vehicle having the same, and a method of controlling the same are provided. The terminal includes a display unit, a first communication unit that...
Methods, apparatus, and systems to collect audience measurement data
Methods, apparatus, and systems to collect audience measurement data are disclosed. A disclosed example method includes collecting first media data. Audience...
Methods and systems for playing media
Methods and systems are described for a media guidance application that enables a user to patch corrupted media. In particular, the media guidance application...
Associating playback devices with playback queues
In an example implementation, a first playback device associates with a first playback queue that identifies items for playback by the first playback device....
Multifunction multimedia device
A method for interpreting messages, user-defined alert conditions, voice commands and performing an action in response is described. A method for annotating...
System and method for pre-caching a first portion of a video file on a
A method includes determining an available bandwidth of a data interface connected to a media device. The method includes receiving a first portion of each of a...
Television chat system
A television chat system is provided that allows television viewers to engage in real-time communications in chat groups with other television viewers while...
Content output device and program
At the time of device starting or channel switching in a content output device, even when buffering of a sufficiently large size is performed in order to...
Techniques for audio synchronization
Techniques for audio synchronization are described. In one embodiment, for example, an apparatus may comprise a processor circuit and an audio synchronization...
Systems and methods for exporting digital content using an interactive
The present invention relates to methods and systems for extracting digital content using an interactive television application. The interactive television...
Vehicular video processing device and vehicular video processing system
A vehicular video processing device includes a clock output unit and an output unit. A video signal output from an external video device via a video signal...
Providing remote access to segments of a transmitted program
A method for providing remote access to segments of a transmitted program is presented. The program is recorded, and then stored at a communication server....
Information providing apparatus, information providing method, and
information providing system
An information providing apparatus includes: an inputter that obtains log information and personal information corresponding thereto; a tentative ID giver that...