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US-RE44,466 Method and device for packaging audio samples of a non-PCM encoded audio bitstream into a sequence of frames
An audio bitstream is read from a digital video disc DVD for transfer, subsequent to parsing thereof, via an IEC 958 protocolled interface, for use in a...
US-8,516,373 Audio/visual amplifier, selection method, program, and recording medium
An audio/visual amplifier for processing video signals and audio signals includes a display controller operable to control display of a menu such that an input...
US-8,515,770 Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding excitation patterns from which the masking levels for an audio...
A method and apparatus for approximating a true masking threshold for the quantization of spectral data in an audio transform encoder. According to the...
US-8,515,768 Enhanced audio decoder
Methods, systems, and apparatus are presented for decoding an audio signal that includes bandwidth extension data. An audio signal that includes core audio data...
US-8,515,767 Technique for encoding/decoding of codebook indices for quantized MDCT spectrum in scalable speech and audio codecs
Codebook indices for a scalable speech and audio codec may be efficiently encoded based on anticipated probability distributions for such codebook indices. A...
US-8,515,759 Apparatus and method for synthesizing an output signal
An apparatus for synthesizing a rendered output signal having a first audio channel and a second audio channel includes a decorrelator stage for generating a...
US-8,515,749 Speech-to-speech translation
Systems and methods for facilitating communication including recognizing speech in a first language represented in a first audio signal; forming a first text...
US-8,515,742 Adding second enhancement layer to CELP based core layer
In an embodiment, a method of transmitting an input audio signal is disclosed. A first coding error of the input audio signal with a scalable codec having a...
US-8,515,741 System (s), method (s) and apparatus for reducing on-chip memory requirements for audio decoding
Presented herein are system(s), method(s), and apparatus for reducing on-chip memory requirements for audio decoding. In one embodiment, there is presented a...
US-8,515,344 Diver communication system
An underwater communications system is provided that transmits electromagnetic and/or magnetic signals to a remote receiver. The transmitter includes a data...
US-8,515,343 Water based vehicle communications system
An underwater communications system is provided that transmits electromagnetic and/or magnetic signals to a remote receiver. The transmitter includes a data...
US-8,515,263 Contents reproduction apparatus
A contents reproduction apparatus (e.g. an AV receiver) is connectable to various sources (e.g. audio/video devices) having audio/video contents which are...
US-8,515,262 Recording medium containing supplementary service information for audio/video contents, and method and...
The present invention relates to method and apparatus of providing supplementary service information for A/V contents written in a recording medium. This method...
US-8,515,257 Automatic announcer voice attenuation in a presentation of a televised sporting event
A method of automatic announcer voice removal from a televised sporting event. A sound processing circuit divides an audio input signal of a televised sporting...
US-8,515,250 Video recording device, video reproduction device, and method thereof
A video reproduction apparatus includes audio data reading unit for reading audio data in a second file; video data reading units for reading video data in a...
US-8,515,240 Transporting vibro-kinetic signals in a digital cinema environment
There is described method for producing a computer file for inclusion in an audio bundle of a digital cinema file in which is encoded a multi-channel...
US-8,515,239 Method and device for encoding vibro-kinetic data onto an LPCM audio stream over an HDMI link
There is described a method and device for encoding a vibro-kinetic signal (e.g., motion codes) directly onto a video player media (e.g., a DVD player) and for...
US-8,515,116 Headphones with waveguider
A headphone having a waveguider is disclosed which can control the amount of air flowing into the headphone. The headphone includes: a housing having a...
US-8,515,114 Wireless system for hearing communication devices providing wireless stereo reception modes
The present subject matter relates to the wireless stereo reception of first and second audio information by wireless hearing communication devices. One type of...
US-8,515,109 Hearing aid with beamforming capability
A hearing aid includes a first microphone for providing a first audio input signal, a second microphone for providing a second audio input signal, a signal...
US-8,515,106 Methods and apparatus for providing an interface to a processing engine that utilizes intelligent audio mixing...
A method for providing an interface to a processing engine that utilizes intelligent audio mixing techniques may include receiving a request to change a...
US-8,515,098 Noise suppression device and noise suppression method
In a noise suppression device, an audio detector detects presence or absence of audio in an input signal. A first noise spectrum estimator estimates a noise...
US-8,515,097 Single microphone wind noise suppression
A technique for suppressing non-stationary noise, such as wind noise, in an audio signal is described. In accordance with the technique, a series of frames of...
US-8,515,094 Distributed signal processing systems and methods
Systems and methods for parallel and distributed processing of audio signals produced by a microphone array are described. In one aspect, a distributed signal...
US-8,515,092 Interactive toy for audio output
An interactive toy for audio output is provided having a speaker contained within a housing, connected to an electrical signal defining an audio output to be...
US-8,515,091 Forwarding an audio signal in an immersive audio conference system
A conference bridge of a conference system having a plurality of conference stations, the bridge comprising: reception means for receiving dual-channel audio...
US-8,515,087 Apparatus for processing an audio signal and method thereof
A method of processing an audio signal is disclosed. The present invention includes receiving, by an audio processing apparatus, an input signal; estimating...
US-8,515,084 Passive sound pressure level limiter with balancing circuit
A passive sound pressure level (SPL) limiter is provided that can be used with audio sources of varying drive levels and headphones or earphones of varying...
US-8,515,083 Methods for improved performance of prediction based multi-channel reconstruction
For a multi-channel reconstruction of audio signals based on at least one base channel, an energy measure is used for compensating energy losses due to an...
US-8,515,082 Method of and a device for generating 3D sound
A device for processing audio data includes a summation unit configured to receive a number of audio input signals for generating a summation signal, a filter...
US-8,515,052 Parallel signal processing system and method
A system and method for processing a plurality of channels, for example audio channels, in parallel is provided. For example, a plurality of telephony channels...
US-8,515,041 Audio conference feedback system and method
An audio conference of three or more communication devices is set up. An audio stream of at least one of the communication devices is identified as having an...
US-8,514,946 Video MP3 system with apparatus and method for generating and restoring reduced video data
A video MP3 system including an audio/video (AV) decoder which further comprises a video decoder for restoring a moving picture signal in a MP3 player for...
US-8,514,929 Combined audio/video/USB device
A combined audio video device includes inputs for receiving an audio video signal from a source. The device includes in one enclosure audio and video processor...
US-8,514,896 Device to synchronize audio and video pulses in a receiver
The present invention relates to a device able to receive packets circulating in a packet-switching network. The packets include information on a...
US-8,514,844 System, method and apparatus for providing simulated stutter dial tone from an IP end point device
An embodiment of a method for providing a simulated stutter dial tone includes receiving a new voicemail notification message at a packet-based telephony...
US-8,514,753 Data format and data transfer
A signal format that can be accessed, as a file, by the computer on which it is stored is provided with a plurality of concatenated content packages. The...
US-8,514,666 Electronic device with time update function and time update method
An electronic device with time update function includes a radio module, a clock module, an audio input port, a storage module, and a processing module. The...
US-8,514,300 Imaging apparatus for reducing driving noise
An imaging apparatus including a driving portion configured to move an optical system for acquiring an image of an object collects ambient sound to acquire an...
US-8,514,017 Variable gain amplifier and audio device
A variable gain amplifier, to amplify an audio input signal to output an audio output signal at an adjustable gain, includes an operational amplifier having an...
US-8,511,546 Banking system operated responsive to data read from data bearing records
A system includes automated banking machines that operate responsive to data read from data bearing records. Transactions can be carried out through...
US-8,510,798 Authentication in an audio/visual system having multiple signaling paths
A method and structure for authentication in a system having devices capable of communicating via multiple signal paths. Authentication is carried out between...
US-8,510,768 Media usage monitoring and measurement system and method
Media monitoring and measurement systems and methods are disclosed. Some embodiments of the present invention provide a media measurement system and method that...
US-8,510,361 Variable exponent averaging detector and dynamic range controller
The VEA Detector and Dynamic Range Controller of the invention more accurately measure constant or non-constant, periodic or aperiodic, signals and the use of...
US-8,510,121 Multiple description audio coding and decoding method, apparatus, and system
Embodiments of the present invention provide a multiple description audio coding and decoding method, apparatus, and system. The audio coding method includes:...
US-8,510,120 Apparatus and method of processing an audio signal, utilizing unique offsets associated with coded-coefficients
In one embodiment, the method includes receiving an audio signal including a prediction residual of a block of digital audio data and coded coefficient values....
US-8,510,119 Apparatus and method of processing an audio signal, utilizing unique offsets associated with coded-coefficients
In one embodiment, the method includes receiving an audio signal including a prediction residual of a block of digital audio data and coded coefficient values....
US-8,510,106 Method of eliminating background noise and a device using the same
The present invention provides a method of eliminating background noise and a device using the same. The method of eliminating background noise comprises the...
US-8,510,103 System and method for voice recognition
Systems and methods are operable to associate each of a plurality of stored audio patterns with at least one of a plurality of digital tokens, identify a user...
US-8,509,931 Progressive encoding of audio
The present disclosure includes processing a signal to generate a first sub-set of data, transmitting the first sub-set of data for generation of a...
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