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Motor vehicle audio system
A motor vehicle audio system, and a method of operating such a system. There is at least one rear far-field speaker that is located behind a front seat of the...
Apparatus and a method for processing audio signal to perform binaural
The present invention relates to an audio signal processing apparatus and an audio signal processing method which perform binaural rendering. The present...
Method and apparatus for providing virtual audio reproduction
A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided to permit audio signals to provide additional information to a user regarding the distance to the...
Apparatus and method for creating proximity sound effects in audio systems
An apparatus for driving loudspeakers of a sound system is provided. The sound system has at least two loudspeakers of a basic system and at least three...
Audio processing method and audio processing apparatus
An audio processing method and apparatus are described. In one embodiment, at least one first sub-band of a first audio signal is suppressed to obtain a reduced...
A hearing aid includes: an input transducer configured to output an audio signal based on a signal applied to the input transducer; a processor configured to...
Estimating a room impulse response
Various methods and systems for estimating a room impulse response between an audio source and an array of microphones are described. In one example, a method...
Ear jack recognition method and electronic device supporting the same
An electronic device is provided. The electronic device connects to an earphone. The electronic device includes a connector into which an ear jack of the...
Service signaling recovery for multimedia content using embedded
Methods, devices, systems and computer program products facilitate accessing metadata associated with a primary audio visual content. Upon reception of a...
Display inserts, overlays, and graphical user interfaces for multimedia
A disclosed digital media device operational at user premises to receive media signals from a media source for presentation via endpoint devices such as a...
Timestamp-based audio and video processing method and system thereof
A timestamp-based audio and video processing method and a system thereof are provided. The method is adapted to an electronic device having an image capturing...
Digital broadcast receiver and method for processing caption thereof
A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast...
A method of identifying at least two proximate devices (1, 2) comprises the steps of:--recording, in each device, an audio signal (AS) so as to produce...
Methods and systems for identification and communication using free space
optical systems including wearable...
Methods and systems are provided for identifying entities and communicating using lightweight and wearable free space optical systems. A variety of optical and...
Method and apparatus for utilizing modulation based audio correlation
technique for maintaining dynamic FM...
A method of operating a single-tuner radio includes tuning into a first frequency. A pause in a first signal associated with the first frequency is detected....
System and method for suppressing a settling voltage in a switched mode
This disclosure relates to a switching power supply with regulated voltage suppression to reduce transformer audio noise. The switching power supply is operable...
Method and apparatus for managing audio signals
A method comprising: detect a first acoustic signal by using a microphone array; detecting a first angle associated with a first incident direction of the first...
Communication apparatus and voice processing method therefor
A voice processing method for use in a communication apparatus, in an embodiment, includes the following steps. A near-end audio signal is received by at least...
Systems and methods of performing noise modulation and gain adjustment
A method includes receiving a first value of a mixing factor. The first value corresponds to a first portion of an audio signal received at an audio encoder....
Undetectable combining of nonaligned concurrent signals
The approach shown provides for an efficient implementation of time response, level response and frequency response alignment between two audio sources such as...
Smooth configuration switching for multichannel audio
A decoding system (100) reconstructs an n-channel audio signal on the basis of an input signal (A) representing the audio signal either by parametric coding or...
Systems and methods for segmenting and/or classifying an audio signal from
transformed audio information
A system and method may be provided to segment and/or classify an audio signal from transformed audio information. Transformed audio information representing a...
Recognizing speech in the presence of additional audio
The technology described in this document can be embodied in a computer-implemented method that includes receiving, at a processing system, a first signal...
Method of presenting a piece of music to a user of an electronic device
A method of presenting music to a user of an electronic device comprises the step of providing score data representing the musical score of the piece of music...
Lifestyle multimedia security system
A method is disclosed for remote monitoring of a premises, comprising the steps of operatively coupling a geographically remote client to a security system...
Systems and methods for discerning eye signals and continuous biometric
Apparatus, systems, and methods are provided for substantially continuous biometric identification (CBID) of an individual using eye signals in real time. The...
Detection of lane-splitting motorcycles
A controller for an autonomous vehicle received audio streams from one or more microphones and one or more image streams from one or more cameras. The audio...
Methods circuits devices systems and associated computer executable code
for acquiring acoustic signals
The present invention includes methods, circuits, devices, systems and associated computer executable code for acquiring, processing and rendering acoustic...
Apparatus and method for performing an audio measurement sweep
In at least one embodiment, an apparatus for performing an audio measurement is provided. The apparatus includes a controller that is programmed to generate an...
Hearing aid device comprising a sensor member
A hearing aid device is disclosed. The hearing aid device comprises means to improve, augment and/or protect the hearing capability of a user by receiving...
Audio system and method of operation therefor
An audio system that includes an ultrasound sensor array which has a plurality of ultrasound sensor elements, and an audio band array which has a plurality of...
Apparatus and method with enhancement of sound quality
An audio processing apparatus and method are provided. The audio processing apparatus includes an envelope detector to detect an envelope of an input signal...
Wireless sound-emitting device and system for remotely controlling a
A wireless sound-emitting device includes a housing adapted to be coupled to a wall at a source of electric power, a loudspeaker positioned at a periphery of...
Systems and methods for reduction of audio artifacts in an audio system
with dynamic range enhancement
In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, a control circuit may be configured to, responsive to an indication to switch between gain modes of a...
Parametric transducer with adaptive carrier amplitude
An ultrasonic emitter system includes a digital processing system for adjusting the amplitude of an ultrasonic carrier signal to increase audio levels of an...
Apparatus and method for processing an interactive service
A method of processing an interactive service and an apparatus thereof are disclosed. The present invention includes receiving uncompressed audio contents or...
Controlled-environment facility resident communication detection
Systems and methods insert a modulated signal into audio of a controlled-environment facility resident's side of a call, such as by a controlled-environment...
Method and apparatus for analog and digital audio blend for HD radio
A method and apparatus are provided for blending analog and digital portions of a composite digital radio broadcast signal by processing compressed audio...
Adaption-based reduction of echo and noise
The systems, devices, and processes described herein may generate a signal, such as an audio signal or an electrical signal, that may include echo and/or noise....
Single knob controller
A single knob for controlling at least an audio input signal to produce up to fourteen distinct results, plus one quiescent state, through axial translational...
Computer system employing speech recognition for detection of non-speech
A computer system executing a computer audio application such as video conferencing applies audio detection and speech recognition to an input audio stream to...
Selective post filter
In one aspect, the invention provides an audio encoding method characterized by a decision being made as to whether the device which will decode the resulting...
Method and apparatus for decoding an audio signal
Method and apparatus for processing audio signals are provided. The method for decoding an audio signal includes extracting a downmix signal and spatial...
Audio encoding/decoding device using reverberation signal of object audio
An audio coding and decoding apparatus is disclosed. The audio coding apparatus may include an audio signal encoding unit to encode an audio signal; and a...
Resampling output signals of QMF based audio codecs
An apparatus for processing an audio signal includes a configurable first audio signal processor for processing the audio signal in accordance with different...
Audio search using codec frames
To detect events in an audio stream, frames of an audio signal (e.g., frames generated by a codec for a voice call or music stream) are received. Based on...
Encoding and decoding of pulse positions of tracks of an audio signal
An apparatus for decoding an encoded audio signal is provided. The apparatus includes a pulse information decoder and a signal decoder. The pulse information...
Linear prediction based coding scheme using spectral domain noise shaping
An encoding concept which is linear prediction based and uses spectral domain noise shaping is rendered less complex at a comparable coding efficiency in terms...
Context-based smartphone sensor logic
Methods employ sensors in portable devices (e.g., smartphones) both to sense content information (e.g., audio and imagery) and context information. Device...
System and method for singing synthesis
A singing synthesis section for generating singing by integrating into one singing a plurality of vocals sung by a singer a plurality of times or vocals of...