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US-9,972,341 Apparatus and method for emotion recognition
An apparatus and a method for emotion recognition are provided. The apparatus for emotion recognition includes a frame parameter generator configured to detect...
US-9,972,340 Deep tagging background noises
In a computer system for navigating to a location in recorded content, a computer receives a descriptive term or phrase associated with a searchable tag. The...
US-9,972,339 Neural network based beam selection
A neural network model, such as a deep neural network (DNN), is trained using many speech examples to perform beam selection in a microphone array-based speech...
US-9,972,338 Noise suppression device and noise suppression method
A noise suppression device includes: an adaptive filter unit that suppresses, using an adaptive filter, a noise component contained in a voice signal generated...
US-9,972,337 Acoustic echo cancellation with delay uncertainty and delay change
An echo cancellation method includes receiving an echo reference signal, receiving a microphone signal, decomposing, with a first filter bank, the echo...
US-9,972,336 Speech input apparatus, speech processing method, speech processing program, ceiling member, and vehicle
An apparatus of this invention is directed to a speech input apparatus for obtaining a piece of high-quality speech with included noise reduced. The speech...
US-9,972,335 Signal processing apparatus, signal processing method, and program for adding long or short reverberation to an...
Provided is a signal processing apparatus including a feature detection unit configured to detect, from an input signal, a detection signal including at least...
US-9,972,334 Decoder audio classification
A device includes a decoder configured to receive an encoded audio signal at a decoder and to generate a synthesized signal based on the encoded audio signal....
US-9,972,333 Coding apparatus and method, decoding apparatus and method, and program storage medium
In order to obtain coded data which does not strike viewers and listeners as being incongruous, when plural audio data are to be coded, a coding program groups...
US-9,972,332 Methods and apparatus to perform audio watermarking and watermark detection and extraction
Encoding and decoding methods and apparatus are described. An example method is described for embedding information into audio by determining a first set of...
US-9,972,331 Frame element positioning in frames of a bitstream representing audio content
A better compromise between a too high bitstream and decoding overhead on the one hand and flexibility of frame element positioning on the other hand is...
US-9,972,330 Audio decoder for audio channel reconstruction
A method performed by an audio decoder for reconstructing N audio channels from an audio signal containing M audio channels is disclosed. The method includes...
US-9,972,329 Audio decoder for audio channel reconstruction
A method performed by an audio decoder for reconstructing N audio channels from an audio signal containing M audio channels is disclosed. The method includes...
US-9,972,328 Audio decoder for audio channel reconstruction
A method performed by an audio decoder for reconstructing N audio channels from an audio signal containing M audio channels is disclosed. The method includes...
US-9,972,327 Burst frame error handling
There is provided mechanisms for frame loss concealment. A method is performed by a receiving entity. The method comprises adding, in association with...
US-9,972,326 Method and apparatus for allocating bits of audio signal
A method and an apparatus for allocating bits of an audio signal. The method includes dividing a frequency band of an audio signal into multiple sub-bands, and...
US-9,972,325 System and method for mixed codebook excitation for speech coding
In accordance with an embodiment, a method of encoding an audio/speech signal includes determining a mixed codebook vector based on an incoming audio/speech...
US-9,972,324 Personal assistant application
A mobile device may receive user input for requesting personal information for a subject in proximity of a mobile device and based on the user input, selecting...
US-9,972,323 Dynamic threshold for speaker verification
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for a dynamic threshold for speaker verification are...
US-9,972,322 Speaker recognition using adaptive thresholding
Techniques related to speaker recognition are discussed. Such techniques may include determining an adaptive speaker recognition threshold based on a speech to...
US-9,972,321 Voice interfaces in process control systems
Voice interfaces in process control systems are disclosed herein. One disclosed example method includes authenticating an RFID device, and, based on...
US-9,972,320 Hotword detection on multiple devices
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for hotword detection on multiple devices are disclosed. In...
US-9,972,319 Display device, method of controlling display device, and program having display of voice and other data
A head mounted display device includes an image display unit that allows a user to visually recognize an image and through which outside scenery is transmitted...
US-9,972,318 Interpreting voice commands
A system capable of generating and storing progress data associated with third party services. A voice enabled device may receive voice commands and the system...
US-9,972,317 Centralized method and system for clarifying voice commands
A method and system for facilitating centralized interaction with a user includes providing a recognized voice command to a plurality of application modules. A...
US-9,972,316 Isolation and enhancement of short duration speech prompts in an automotive system
In at least one embodiment, an apparatus for enhancing speech prompts in a vehicle is provided. The apparatus includes an audio processor that is electrically...
US-9,972,315 Speech processing device, speech processing method, and speech processing system
A speech processing device includes a sound source localization unit configured to determine a sound source position from acquired speech, a reverberation...
US-9,972,314 No loss-optimization for weighted transducer
Techniques and architectures may be used to generate and perform a process using weighted finite-state transducers involving generic input search graphs. The...
US-9,972,313 Intermediate scoring and rejection loopback for improved key phrase detection
Techniques related to key phrase detection for applications such as wake on voice are discussed. Such techniques may include intermediate scoring of a state or...
US-9,972,312 Digital assistant and associated methods for a transportation vehicle
Methods and systems for a transportation vehicle are provided. For example, one method includes receiving a user input by a processor executable, digital...
US-9,972,311 Language model optimization for in-domain application
Systems and methods are provided for optimizing language models for in-domain applications through an iterative, joint-modeling approach that expresses training...
US-9,972,310 System and method for neural network based feature extraction for acoustic model development
A system and method are presented for neural network based feature extraction for acoustic model development. A neural network may be used to extract acoustic...
US-9,972,309 System and method for data-driven socially customized models for language generation
Systems, methods, and computer-readable storage devices for generating speech using a presentation style specific to a user, and in particular the user's social...
US-9,972,308 Splitting utterances for quick responses
Methods, a system, and a classifier are provided. A method includes preparing, by a processor, pairs for an information retrieval task. Each pair includes (i) a...
US-9,972,307 System and method for dialog modeling
Disclosed herein are systems, computer-implemented methods, and computer-readable media for dialog modeling. The method includes receiving spoken dialogs...
US-9,972,306 Method and system for acoustic data selection for training the parameters of an acoustic model
A system and method are presented for acoustic data selection of a particular quality for training the parameters of an acoustic model, such as a Hidden Markov...
US-9,972,305 Apparatus and method for normalizing input data of acoustic model and speech recognition apparatus
An apparatus for normalizing input data of an acoustic model includes a window extractor configured to extract windows of frame data to be input to an acoustic...
US-9,972,304 Privacy preserving distributed evaluation framework for embedded personalized systems
Systems and processes for evaluating embedded personalized systems are provided. In one example process, instructions that define an experiment associated with...
US-9,972,303 Media files in voice-based social media
An apparatus, method and computer program for inserting information into a conversation between two or more devices is provided. In one embodiment, speech data...
US-9,972,302 Hybrid predictive model for enhancing prosodic expressiveness
Systems and methods for prosody prediction include extracting features from runtime data using a parametric model. The features from runtime data are compared...
US-9,972,301 Systems and methods for correcting text-to-speech pronunciation
A text-to-speech (TTS) computing includes a processor and a memory. The TTS computing device is configured to generate a machine pronunciation of a text data...
US-9,972,300 System and method for outlier identification to remove poor alignments in speech synthesis
A system and method are presented for outlier identification to remove poor alignments in speech synthesis. The quality of the output of a text-to-speech system...
US-9,972,299 Earphone active noise control
A method of active noise reduction. The method comprises instructing a microphone electronically coupled by a client terminal to record a nonaural noise signal,...
US-9,972,298 Sound absorbing device, electronic device, and image forming apparatus
A sound absorbing device includes: a plurality of sound absorbing units. A frequency of sound absorbed by at least one of the sound absorbing units overlaps, at...
US-9,972,297 Sound processing device, sound data selecting method and sound data selecting program
An information processing apparatus that stores a plurality of pieces of audio data, displays information corresponding to each of the plurality of pieces of...
US-9,972,296 Acoustic-to-electronic bass drum conversion kit
An acoustic-to-electronic bass drum conversion kit describes the parts needed to convert an acoustic bass drum into an electronic bass drum trigger and...
US-9,972,295 Control apparatus for guitar effector loop using cellular phone
Provided is an apparatus installed in a cellular phone (700) to control a guitar effector loop. The apparatus includes a patch screen display unit for...
US-9,972,294 Systems and methods for audio based synchronization using sound harmonics
Multiple audio files may be synchronized using harmonic sound included in audio content obtained from audio tracks. Individual audio tracks are partitioned into...
US-9,972,293 Modular portable riser apparatus
The Kit Lift is a method of and a portable, modular, light weight apparatus for elevating a drum set and drummer for performances by only supporting the...
US-9,972,292 Precision drum hoop devices and methods
A method of forming a drum hoop is described and shown. The method can include forming connecting portions into ends of a strip of hoop material. The strip of...
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