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US-8,370,501 Gesturing to select and configure device communication
Described is a technology by which a gesture made with a source device (e.g., a cellular telephone), such as a throwing or pointing motion, is used to...
US-8,370,164 Apparatus and method for coding and decoding multi-object audio signal with various channel including...
Provided is an apparatus and method for coding and decoding multi-object audio signals with various channels and providing backward compatibility with a...
US-8,370,161 Responding to a call to action contained in an audio signal
An audio signal is monitored to detect the presence of a call to action contained therein. Addressing information is automatically extracted from the call to...
US-8,370,150 Character information presentation device
The text information presentation device calculates an optimum readout speed on the basis of the content of text information being input, its arriving time, and...
US-8,370,141 Device, system and method for enabling speech recognition on a portable data device
Devices, systems and methods for converting analog data to digital data or digital data to analog data for enabling speech recognition processing on a portable...
US-8,370,140 Method of filtering non-steady lateral noise for a multi-microphone audio device, in particular a "hands-free"...
A multi-microphone hands-free device operating in noisy surroundings implements a method of de-noising a noisy sound signal. The noisy sound signal comprises a...
US-8,370,138 Scalable encoding device and scalable encoding method including quality improvement of a decoded signal
A scalable encoding device is capable of improving quality of a decoded signal without increasing an encoding amount and compensating data with a sufficient...
US-8,370,134 Device and method for encoding by principal component analysis a multichannel audio signal
A system and a method for coding by principal component analysis (PCA) of a multi-channel audio signal comprising the following steps: decomposing at least two...
US-8,370,133 Method and device for noise filling
A method for perceptual spectral decoding comprises decoding of spectral coefficients recovered from a binary flux into decoded spectral coefficients of an...
US-8,369,973 Efficient asynchronous sample rate conversion
Asynchronous sample rate conversion for use in a digital audio receiver is disclosed. Different algorithms are applied for the upsampling and downsampling...
US-8,369,972 Methods and apparatus to perform audio watermarking and watermark detection and extraction
Encoding and decoding methods and apparatus as described. In one example, a method of embedding auxiliary information into an audio signal includes sampling the...
US-8,369,958 Independent and concurrent processing multiple audio input signals in a prosthetic hearing implant
A prosthetic hearing implant capable of independently and concurrently processing multiple audio input signals such that each audio input signal is separately...
US-8,369,841 Invoke facility service and its applications to compound wireless mobile communication services
Invented is a facility service to be used as a component service for building compound wireless mobile communication services (CWSs). The name ascribed to this...
US-8,369,813 Apparatus and method for reducing cross-talk between audio channels in a mobile terminal
An apparatus and a method for reducing cross-talk between audio channels in a mobile terminal are provided. The apparatus includes an ear jack, a radio signal...
US-8,369,681 Video reproducing apparatus
When a mark key of a remote control is pressed by a user during fast-forward reproduction of video images and audio sounds, a system control unit searches a...
US-8,369,680 System and method for synchronizing broadcast video with a secondary audio source
Embodiments of the disclosed invention include an apparatus, method, and computer program product for providing a video source with a secondary audio source....
US-8,369,556 Microphone pop filter
A microphone pop filter for attenuating plosive artifacts utilizes a substantially acoustically transparent material configured to define multiple airfoil...
US-8,369,551 Hearing aid with wireless signal transmission
A hearing aid with wireless signal transmission is provided which includes a radio reception unit for wireless reception of modulated and/or coded audio...
US-8,369,549 Hearing aid system adapted to selectively amplify audio signals
A hearing aid includes a microphone to convert sounds into electrical signals and a memory to store a plurality of voice prints and a plurality of sound-shaping...
US-8,369,548 Wireless headset device capable of providing balanced stereo and method thereof
A wireless earphone device capable of providing balanced stereo. The wireless headset includes a Bluetooth earphone device, an audio adaptor, and a stereo...
US-8,369,542 Power control apparatus, speaker apparatus and power control method
The speaker apparatus according to the invention is arranged in a manner that when the magnitude of an audio signal Sin increases temporarily and so a...
US-8,369,541 Distributed audio signal processing system having virtual channels
A distributed audio signal processing system having a plurality of linked audio signal processing units is disclosed. Each audio signal processing unit has...
US-8,369,540 Audio signal amplification
A system for amplifying a digital audio signal comprises a receiver 12 for receiving a digital audio signal, a level estimator 14 arranged to calculate the...
US-8,369,539 Audio system with parental maximum volume control
The disclosed embodiments relate to an audio system (100) and an associate method. An exemplary embodiment of the system (100) comprises a user interface (104)...
US-8,369,538 Effect adding method and effect adding apparatus
An effect adding method, includes: applying different gains to a positive side waveform portion and a negative side waveform portion of an audio signal...
US-8,369,533 Array speaker apparatus
An array speaker apparatus SParray includes a first radiation means for driving speaker units so that a first sound S1 of a main channel is radiated to a wall...
US-8,369,532 Device for and a method of processing an audio signal
A device for processing an audio signal, wherein the device comprises a detection unit adapted for detecting a widening state of the audio signal, and a...
US-8,369,531 Audio reproducing apparatus and method thereof
An audio reproducing apparatus includes the following elements: an output circuit operable to generate audio signals to be supplied to first and second speakers...
US-8,369,489 User interface that reflects social attributes in user notifications
A method (300) for providing an audio message (105). The method can include detecting at least one external parameter (125, 130, 135). Detecting the external...
US-8,369,363 Wireless methods and devices employing plural-bit data derived from audio information
A portable wireless device includes a processor portion, which is adapted to process audio information in two different ways, for two different purposes. One is...
US-8,369,318 Networking apparatus and telephony system
A networking apparatus including a PBX that relays between and manages IP and analog telephones that are assigned extension number information has: a VoIP...
US-8,369,252 Method and system for time division duplex hum noise cancellation
Methods and systems for TDD hum noise cancellation are disclosed and may include correlating a received audio signal to a time division duplexed (TDD) envelope...
US-8,368,811 Reproducing apparatus
According to the present invention, the sound quality of an apparatus having HDMI outputs exclusive for both of an audio signal and a video signal can be...
US-8,368,715 Audio signal processing apparatus, audio signal processing method, and audio signal processing program
An audio signal processing apparatus includes an examining unit and a generating unit. The examining unit examines, in each frequency band and at each...
US-RE43,985 Controlling loudness of speech in signals that contain speech and other types of audio material
Mechanisms are known that allow receivers to control loudness of speech in broadcast signals but these mechanisms require an estimate of speech loudness be...
US-8,365,228 Information transmitting apparatus and method, information receiving apparatus and method, provider, and...
MPEG video encoders and MPEG audio encoders encode video signals and audio signals, respectively. An SI/EPG data generator generates program information. A...
US-8,364,497 Apparatus and method for coding and decoding multi-object audio signal with various channel
Provided are an apparatus and method for coding and decoding a multi-object audio signal. The apparatus includes a down-mixer for down-mixing the audio signals...
US-8,364,481 Speech recognition with parallel recognition tasks
The subject matter of this specification can be embodied in, among other things, a method that includes receiving an audio signal and initiating speech...
US-8,364,479 System for speech signal enhancement in a noisy environment through corrective adjustment of spectral noise...
A system estimates the spectral noise power density of an audio signal includes a spectral noise power density estimation unit, a correction term processor, and...
US-8,364,478 Audio signal processing apparatus, audio signal processing method, and communication terminal
An audio signal processing apparatus, includes an environmental ambient noise level detection unit for detecting an environmental ambient noise level contained...
US-8,364,477 Method and apparatus for increasing speech intelligibility in noisy environments
A method (400, 500) and apparatus (220) seeks to improve the intelligibility of speech emitted into a noisy environment. Formants are identified (426) and...
US-8,364,471 Apparatus and method for processing a time domain audio signal with a noise filling flag
An apparatus and method for processing an audio signal including extracting noise filling flag information indicating whether noise filling is used to a...
US-8,364,299 Audio signal transmission apparatus avoiding noise generation and method thereof
An audio signal transmission apparatus avoiding noise generation is applied to a game platform functions by executing a recording process, and comprises: an...
US-8,364,298 Filtering application sounds
A system, method, and program product are provided for filtering sound from a selected application on a computer without interrupting voice communications on...
US-8,364,297 Audio playing method
The disclosure relates to an audio playing method adapted for an electronic device. The audio playing method includes (a) providing the electronic device, the...
US-8,364,295 Interactive sound reproducing
An audio system attachable to a computer includes a sound reproduction device for producing audible sound from audio signals. The sound reproduction device...
US-8,364,204 Dual-standby portable terminal and method for connecting audio path thereof
A dual-standby portable terminal and a method for connecting an audio path thereof are provided. A method for connecting an audio path of a dual-standby...
US-8,364,084 Audio broadcasting system and method for broadcasting the same
The present invention provides an audio broadcasting system which comprises an audio player, an adaptor and a vehicle stereo device with a FM receiver. The...
US-8,364,078 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-8,364,004 Reproducing apparatus, display apparatus, reproducing method, and display method
A transport signal transmitted from a television receiver apparatus 720 through a signal line 708 is subjected to a separation operation by a transport-signal...
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