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US-8,428,936 Decoder for audio signal including generic audio and speech frames
A method for decoding audio frames includes producing a first frame of coded audio samples, producing at least a portion of a second frame of coded audio...
US-8,428,743 Equal loudness contour with channel specific map laws
A method is described for generating electrode stimulation signals for an implanted electrode array. An acoustic audio signal is processed to generate band pass...
US-8,428,661 Speech intelligibility in telephones with multiple microphones
The present invention is directed to improved speech intelligibility in telephones with multiple microphones. Such a telephone includes a first microphone, a...
US-8,428,427 Television program transmission, storage and recovery with audio and video synchronization
An apparatus and methods are described for receiving, storing, and recovering from storage one or more television program while maintaining proper audio to...
US-8,428,292 Vehicle audio system having portable powered speaker for connecting a portable entertainment device
A vehicle audio system includes an interior trim panel having an opening with a speaker module removably secured therein and having a speaker electrically...
US-8,428,278 Improvements to systems for acoustic diffusion
Described is a unit for amplifying and processing audio signals for driving an electro-acoustic transducer (D), comprising: an input for audio signals; a...
US-8,428,277 Clipping protection in fixed-width audio mixing
A mixing system provides both clipping protection and signal level conservation while the system operates in the original width type. The mixing system includes...
US-8,428,273 Wireless digital transmission system for loudspeakers
This invention relates to a wireless digital transmission system for loudspeakers comprising: compression means for the file representing the digital audio...
US-8,428,271 Balanced distortion for musical instrument
A device is disclosed to provide balanced distortion in a musical instrument and to emulate the sound of a tube amplifier when overdriven. The device distorts,...
US-8,428,270 Audio gain control using specific-loudness-based auditory event detection
In one disclosed aspect, dynamic gain modifications are applied to an audio signal at least partly in response to auditory events. In another aspect, an input...
US-8,428,268 Array speaker apparatus
An array speaker apparatus includes an array speaker in which plural speaker units are arranged in a single body, a sound source localization adding unit which...
US-8,428,267 Method and an apparatus for decoding an audio signal
A method for processing an audio signal, comprising: receiving a downmix signal, a first multi-channel information, and an object information; processing the...
US-8,428,247 Echo mitigation in a conference call
In an example embodiment, an example method is provided for echo mitigation in a conference call. In this method, a test audio signal is transmitted to a...
US-8,428,236 Conference audio system, process for distributing audio signals and computer program
Conference audio systems are widely known and are usually used in political or economic debates, at fairs and wherever a plurality of people discuss with each...
US-8,428,160 Multi-carrier digital mobile multimedia broadcast system and the digital information transmission method thereof
The present invention discloses a multi-carrier digital multimedia broadcast system and the digital information transmission method thereof. After RS encoding...
US-8,428,148 System and method for controlling bit rate of video signal and audio signal
A video and audio bit rate control system which controls a bit rate of a video signal and an audio signal input from a plurality of information sources is...
US-8,428,051 Switchboard for multiple data rate communication system
A switchboard device and methods of operation of same are disclosed. Embodiments of the invention may provide a flexible means of interconnecting wideband and...
US-8,427,584 Output device
An output device to output an image and/or a sound based on a signal input from one of a plurality of external devices connected to the output device, the...
US-8,427,340 Multi-mode safety system for spotter-assisted vehicle maneuvering
Apparatus and associated methods involve a handheld illuminated module to communicate safety information from a spotter to a driver during a vehicle maneuver....
US-8,426,719 Keytar controller with percussion pads and accelerometer
A keytar is disclosed. The keytar has a keyboard body having a front face, left side, right side and rear face. A piano-style keyboard with a number of keys is...
US-8,426,717 Discriminator for discriminating employed modulation technique, signal demodulator, musical instrument and...
A signal modulator includes a discriminator for discriminating a modulation technique through which a carrier signal was modulated to a quasi audio signal and a...
US-8,426,715 Client-side audio signal mixing on low computational power player using beat metadata
A low computational power digital audio player achieves beat continuous transitioning between digital audio pieces based on beat metadata, which can be...
US-8,425,242 Movable audio-visual component system and method
An audio-visual ("A/V") system includes a plurality of A/V components, each one of which can be attached to a wall using a bracket or support bar and each one...
US-RE44,170 Audio output adjusting device of home theater system and method thereof
A home theater system, an audio output adjusting device of a home theater system and methods thereof allow a prescribed or three-dimension audio configuration...
US-8,424,083 Controlling activation of an application program in an audio signal processing system
User operates a selection switch to instruct temporary activation of an application. For the application of which the temporary activation has been instructed,...
US-8,423,775 Circumvention of dynamic, robust, embedded-signal detection
Described herein is a technology facilitating circumvention of dynamic and robust detection of one or more embedded-signals (e.g., watermark, copyright notice,...
US-8,423,371 Audio encoder, decoder, and encoding method thereof
An encoder capable of reducing the degradation of the quality of the decoded signal in the case of band expansion in which the high band of the spectrum of an...
US-8,423,357 System and method for biometric acoustic noise reduction
Embodiments of the invention provide a communication device and methods for generating enhanced audio signals. An audio signal comprising a speech signal and a...
US-8,423,356 Method of deriving a set of features for an audio input signal
The invention describes a method of deriving a set of features (S) of an audio input signal (M), which method comprises identifying a number of first-order...
US-8,423,355 Encoder for audio signal including generic audio and speech frames
A method for encoding audio frames by producing a first frame of coded audio samples by coding a first audio frame in a sequence of frames, producing at least a...
US-8,423,049 Mobile communication terminal and method of controlling volume thereof
A mobile communication terminal and method of controlling a volume thereof are disclosed, by which the volume of the mobile communication terminal can be...
US-8,422,706 Methods and systems for reducing an effect of ambient noise within an auditory prosthesis system
An exemplary method of reducing an effect of ambient noise within an auditory prosthesis system includes dividing an audio signal presented to an auditory...
US-8,422,705 Apparatus and method for operating a hearing aid
A programmable hearing aid including means for receiving and transmitting data wirelessly from and to a portable module being in proximity to said hearing aid....
US-8,422,704 Speaker array apparatus and method for setting audio beams of speaker array apparatus
To provide a speaker array apparatus and a method for setting audio beams in a speaker array apparatus, in which the degree of freedom in the place where the...
US-8,422,701 Distributed audio signal processing system
A distributed audio signal processing system having a plurality of linked audio signal processing units is disclosed. Each audio signal processing unit has...
US-8,422,700 Audio signal adjusting system and method
An audio signal adjusting method is disclosed, which comprises steps of: determining an environment noise level; calculating a ratio between an environment...
US-8,422,698 Signal processing apparatus and method, and program
A signal processing apparatus includes: clip detector means that detects presence/absence of a clipped part with a deformed waveform in each of N audio signals...
US-8,422,692 Audio distribution system
Speaker control systems are implemented using a variety of systems and methods. In one such system, an audio signal is distributed to at least one speaker...
US-8,422,691 Audio outputting device, audio outputting method, noise reducing device, noise reducing method, program for...
Disclosed herein is an audio outputting device for switching a plurality of processes to perform a process on an audio signal, and acoustically reproducing and...
US-8,422,690 Audio reproduction apparatus and control method for the same
There is provided an audio reproduction apparatus. The audio reproduction apparatus comprises a first acquisition unit, a determination unit, a calculation...
US-8,422,689 System, apparatus, and method of speaker
A system, and an apparatus of speaker, and a method for forming a virtual audio is provided. An audio source is processed by a second audio source processing...
US-8,422,688 Method and an apparatus of decoding an audio signal
The present invention includes an audio signal receiving unit receiving the audio signal having a plurality of channel signals including an ambient component...
US-8,422,649 Digital telephone data and control signal transmission system
Techniques are disclosed for using Ethernet Layer 1 as a means for transporting audio, control, and status signals between telephones and an aggregator device...
US-8,421,840 System and method for improved view layout management in scalable video and audio communication systems
A system and method for transmitting a plurality of video signals scalably coded into layers including a base layer and one or more enhancement layers and...
US-8,420,924 Electromagnetic field pickup for musical instruments
An electromagnetic field pickup (10) for a musical instrument including an electromagnetic signal generator (12), an electromagnetic field transducer (18), a...
US-8,420,921 Information processing apparatus, sound analysis method, and program
An information processing apparatus is provided which includes a beat analysis unit for detecting positions of beats included in an audio signal, a structure...
US-8,418,219 Method and apparatus for simultaneously testing multiple set-top boxes
A method and apparatus for simultaneously testing multiple set-top boxes uses a test equipment structure or frame for receiving a known good set-top box and a...
US-8,418,200 Method of acquiring program guide information, program guide method appropriate for the same, and program guide...
A method and apparatus of acquiring program guide information for a digital television receiver. There is provided a digital television signal receiver,...
US-8,417,977 Operating method for integrated interface of PDA and wireless communication system
An operating method for an integrated interface of a PDA and a wireless communication system includes the following steps. Firstly, when the wireless...
US-8,417,850 Information processing device and method for processing signal of information processing device
An information processing device is provided with plural HDMI connectors through which an audio signal is supplied to the other information processing device....
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