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US-8,502,648 Remote-control device with directional audio system
A method of directing an audio signal to an intended user by a remote-control device coupled to an audio/video device is described. The remote-control device...
US-8,502,061 Electrical stringed instrument and signal processing circuit therefor
A signal processing circuit allows a stringed instrument, like a guitar, to produce audio in an extended range. In the case of an electric guitar, the guitar...
US-8,502,058 System and method for controlling audio equipment
An apparatus for signal processing, wherein a disc is placed on a turntable and is provided with a groove which can be followed by the pick-up element, and...
US-8,499,253 Individualized tab audio controls
According to one general aspect, a method may include detecting an audio signal configured to be played from a local loudspeaker. The method may also include...
US-8,498,874 Audio signal encoding employing interchannel and temporal redundancy reduction
A method of encoding a time-domain audio signal is presented. A device transforms the time-domain signal into a frequency-domain signal including a sequence of...
US-8,498,863 Method and apparatus for audio source separation
The present invention relates to co-channel audio source separation. In one embodiment a first frequency-related representation of plural regions of the...
US-8,498,724 Digital mixer
In a digital mixer that processes audio signals in a plurality of channels, layer data which indicates a channel to be assigned to each channel strip in a...
US-8,498,714 Methods and systems of conveying fine structure information to a cochlear implant patient
An exemplary method of conveying fine structure information to a cochlear implant patient includes dividing an audio signal into a plurality of analysis...
US-8,498,678 System and method for reducing power consumption in a wireless device
A wireless transceiver is provided for transmitting and receiving audio data, comprising: a microphone configured to generate a digital audio signal that...
US-8,498,667 System and method for mixing audio with ringtone data
A method and system for played a mixed audio in a communications device during an active communication session is disclosed. One configuration allows for...
US-8,498,568 System and method for providing recording and playback of digital media content
A system and method for time-shifting a live broadcast, and facilitating the purchase of live or time-shifted broadcast content. The device records broadcast...
US-8,498,513 Method of controlling devices and tuner device
A control method for recording audio/video data streams in a display device of a wireless network comprises transmitting a Give Tuner Device Status message to a...
US-8,498,439 Headset for user specific audio service and method for user specific audio service using the same
Provided are a headset for a user specific audio service and a method for a user specific audio service using the same. The headset for a user specific audio...
US-8,498,430 Automatic correction of loudness level in audio signals
Systems and method for adapting a gain of an audio signal containing at least two different tracks with different signal level ranges. An example system...
US-8,498,429 Acoustic correction apparatus, audio output apparatus, and acoustic correction method
According to one embodiment, an acoustic correction apparatus includes an input module, a calculator, a divider, a converter, an extractor, a synthesizer, and a...
US-8,498,425 Wearable headset with self-contained vocal feedback and vocal command
A headset includes a wearable body, first and second earphones extending from the wearable body, controls for controlling an external communication/multimedia...
US-8,498,423 Device for and a method of processing audio signals
A method is provided which is suitable to cope with non-linear echo paths during acoustic echo cancellation in speakerphones. Non-linear paths occur...
US-8,498,422 Parametric multi-channel audio representation
Multi-channel audio signals are coded into a monaural audio signal and information allowing to recover the multi-channel audio signal from the monaural audio...
US-8,498,421 Method for encoding and decoding multi-channel audio signal and apparatus thereof
Methods and apparatuses for encoding and decoding a multi-channel audio signal are provided. In the encoding method, spatial information is calculated based on...
US-8,497,940 High density wireless system
A method and apparatus for communicating within a wireless microphone system having a plurality of audio channels. The method includes the steps of dividing a...
US-8,497,866 Wireless graphics card
A device is provided for use in a portable computer. The device includes a wireless graphics card that includes a connector for coupling to an expansion slot of...
US-8,497,734 High efficiency audio amplifier system
A high efficiency amplifier system may include multiple output stages cooperatively operating to produce an amplified output signal. The amplifier system may be...
US-8,496,604 Systems for and methods of assessing urinary flow rate via sound analysis
Systems for and methods of assessing urinary flow rate via sound analysis. Embodiments of the uroflow measurement systems include a computer and a telephone or...
US-8,496,177 Bar code reading terminal with video capturing mode
A bar code reading terminal can, in one embodiment, include a two-dimensional image sensor and an imaging assembly. The terminal can be configured, in response...
US-8,494,865 Audio decoder, audio encoder, method for decoding an audio signal, method for encoding an audio signal,...
An audio decoder for providing a decoded audio information on the basis of an entropy encoded audio information includes a context-based entropy decoder...
US-8,494,864 Multi-mode scheme for improved coding of audio
The present invention relates to an improved scheme for coding of audio. In particular, the present invention relates to an encoder device and a method for...
US-8,494,863 Audio encoder and decoder with long term prediction
The present invention teaches a new audio coding system that can code both general audio and speech signals well at low bit rates. A proposed audio coding...
US-8,494,843 Encoding and decoding apparatuses for improving sound quality of G.711 codec
An encoding apparatus and a decoding apparatus for reducing the quantization error of a G.711 codec and improving sound quality are provided. The encoding...
US-8,494,842 Vibrato detection modules in a system for automatic transcription of sung or hummed melodies
The technology disclosed relates to audio signal processing. It includes a series of modules that individually are useful to solve audio signal processing...
US-8,494,841 Common scene based conference system
Conference bridge (1) for managing an audio scene comprising two or more participants, the conference bridge comprising a mixer (2) and several user channels...
US-8,494,840 Ratio of speech to non-speech audio such as for elderly or hearing-impaired listeners
The invention relates to audio signal processing and speech enhancement. In accordance with one aspect, the invention combines a high-quality audio program that...
US-8,494,667 Apparatus for encoding and decoding audio signal and method thereof
A method and/or apparatus for encoding and/or decoding an audio signal is disclosed, in which a downmix gain is applied to a downmix signal in an encoding...
US-8,494,573 Radio communication system for providing both voice and data communication services over radio communication...
A radio communication system including a system computer connected to a radio communication device including a radio communication antenna and an audio...
US-8,494,479 System and method for optimizing power supplies in a wireless transceiver
Different components in a wireless transceiver are powered using different power supplies. For example, one or more first tasks in the wireless transceiver can...
US-8,494,338 Electronic apparatus, video content editing method, and program
An electronic apparatus includes a first input unit to input an image signal and a first audio signal that constitute a first video content, a second input unit...
US-8,494,206 Electronic device and method thereof
An electronic device includes a host and an earphone. The host includes a application module, the earphone includes at least one speaker, and at least one...
US-8,494,204 Audio device comprising a microphone
An audio device includes a microphone, a sound canal allowing sound to pass from the surroundings to the microphone, a signal path from the microphone to a...
US-8,494,199 Stability improvements in hearing aids
A hearing aid includes an input transducer for provision of an input signal, a high pass filter configured for providing a high pass filtered part of the input...
US-8,494,198 Method for operating a hearing system, hearing system and audio gateway devices
A body-worn audio gateway device transmitting audio signals comprised in close-range electromagnetic signals may be used outside a car, where it may provide for...
US-8,494,192 Audio reproducing system and method thereof
An audio reproducing system includes a pair of speaker units, a mounting unit for mounting the pair of speaker units, without being attached to a baffle board,...
US-8,494,190 Audio signal processing apparatus and audio signal processing method
An audio signal processing apparatus includes: a test signal supply unit to supply a test signal to each speaker of a multi-channel speaker including a center...
US-8,494,185 Electro-acoustic transducer tuning and data storage
A device into which an electro-acoustic transducer is incorporated has at least two audio signal conductors through which the device may be coupled to another...
US-8,494,184 Digital data transfer via audio signal conductors
An electro-acoustic transducer or a device into which an electro-acoustic transducer is incorporated has at least two audio signal conductors through which the...
US-8,494,183 Audio processing apparatus
A switching section causes the first amplification section to amplify the expansion left audio signal and supply the amplified expansion left audio signal to...
US-8,494,180 Systems and methods to reduce idle channel current and noise floor in a PWM amplifier
Systems and methods provided herein decrease an idle channel noise floor and reduce power during an idle channel input for low power audio devices that include...
US-8,494,178 Avoiding audio feedback
Methods and techniques to implement a digital signal processor for avoidance of audio feedback are disclosed, in particular, audio signal processing systems...
US-8,494,104 NICAM decoder with output resampler
A NICAM audio signal re-sampler may include a non-linear interpolator configured to interpolate in a non-linear manner between sequential digital samples that...
US-8,493,198 Vehicle and mobile device traffic hazard warning techniques
A computer-implemented method includes monitoring an environment external to a vehicle via a sensor of the vehicle or a mobile device. The monitoring includes...
US-8,493,151 Method and apparatus for programmable gain control useful with digital to analog converter
A programmable gain controller (PGC) useful with a digital to analog converter is coupled to an input node providing a current source that is variable with a...
US-8,493,140 Output coupling capacitor free audio power amplifier dynamically configured for speakers and headphones with...
First and second channel bridge amplifiers are dynamically configured to drive either speakers or headphones. The first channel bridge amplifier includes a...
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