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US-8,272,008 Methods, systems, and products for retrieving audio signals
Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for retrieving audio signals. A video signal is received that is associated with a content identifier and an...
US-8,271,713 Interface systems for portable digital media storage and playback devices
A docking assembly serves as an interface between (1) a portable digital media storage and playback (PDMSP) device, and (2) a media reproduction system. A...
US-8,271,293 Audio decoding using variable-length codebook application ranges
Provided are, among other things, systems, methods and techniques for decoding an audio signal from a frame-based bit stream. Each frame includes processing...
US-8,271,290 Encoding and decoding of audio objects
An audio system comprises an encoder (209) which encodes audio objects in an encoding unit (403) that generates a down-mix audio signal and parametric data...
US-8,271,289 Methods and apparatuses for encoding and decoding object-based audio signals
An audio decoding method and apparatus and an audio encoding method and apparatus which can efficiently process object-based audio signals are provided. The...
US-8,271,287 Voice command remote control system
The invention is a method and apparatus for controlling electronic devices from a remote location. The method and apparatus utilizes a remote control device...
US-8,271,276 Enhancement of multichannel audio
The invention relates to audio signal processing. More specifically, the invention relates to enhancing multichannel audio, such as television audio, by...
US-8,271,274 Coding/decoding of a digital audio signal, in CELP technique
The invention aims at constructing improved dictionaries of CELP excitation vectors for coding/decoding digital audio signals. Usually, each vector of dimension...
US-8,271,268 Method to translate, cache and transmit text-based information contained in an audio signal
A method, system and computer-readable medium for generating, caching and transmitting textual equivalents of information contained in an audio signal are...
US-8,271,113 Audio testing system and method
An audio testing system is configured for receiving an audio signal from the an audio emitting device. The system samples the audio signal and obtains sampling...
US-8,271,109 Method and apparatus for distortion of audio signals and emulation of vacuum tube amplifiers
A method for digitally processing audio signals to emulate the effects of vacuum tube amplifiers and preamplifiers, musical instrument amplification systems,...
US-8,271,075 Audio headset with bio-signal sensors
An audio headset with bio-signal sensors is provided. In some embodiments, an audio headset that includes one or more electroencephalography (EEG) sensors is...
US-8,270,904 Cooperative local and wide area radio broadcasting
A method to transmit local area radio broadcast signals (38) that is coupled to wide area radio broadcast signals (39) is described. Local area radio...
US-8,270,664 Method and system for utilizing GPS information to secure digital media
A device such as a set-top-box, digital TV, DVD player, multi-media player, cellular telephone or digital cinema player that may handle data such as multimedia...
US-8,270,643 System and method for determining directionality of sound detected by as hearing aid
This invention relates to a system (200) for determining directionality of a sound. The system (200) comprises a first audio device (202) placed on one side of...
US-8,270,642 Method and system for producing a binaural impression using loudspeakers
The invention relates to a method and device for reproducing sound from a first input audio signal (1) using a plurality of first loudspeakers (4) and producing...
US-8,270,641 Multiple audio signal presentation system and method
I describe and claim a multiple audio signal presentation system and method. The multiple audio signal presentation system includes a presentation system to...
US-8,270,636 Photon audio amplifier and fiber link for audio systems
Systems and methods to minimize signal loss and distortions with connections of audio sources and speakers are disclosed. Fiber optic cables are used instead of...
US-8,270,630 Automatic and dynamic noise cancellation for microphone-speaker combinations
An audio host device has a headset electrical interface in which a reference contact is shared by a microphone and a speaker. A variable or programmable gain...
US-8,270,629 System and method allowing for safe use of a headset
A system and method allow for safe use of headphones that include a microphone when using the headphones with a cellular phone, a music device, or the like. A...
US-8,270,626 System for active noise control with audio signal compensation
An active noise control system generates an anti-noise signal to drive a speaker to produce sound waves to destructively interfere with an undesired sound in a...
US-8,270,623 Devices and methods for testing the operability of audio speakers
A device for testing the operability of an audio speaker includes a housing, a unidirectional microphone and a display. The underside of the housing comprises a...
US-8,270,618 Compatible multi-channel coding/decoding
In processing a multi-channel audio signal having at least three original channels, a first downmix channel and a second downmix channel are provided, which are...
US-8,270,617 Method, medium, and apparatus encoding and/or decoding extension data for surround
A method, medium, and apparatus encoding and/or decoding an audio signal to surround data. While encoding spatial information, which can up-mix an audio signal...
US-8,270,439 Video game system using pre-encoded digital audio mixing
A method and related system of encoding audio is disclosed. In the method, data representing a plurality of independent audio signals is accessed. The data...
US-8,270,269 Timing extraction device and video display device
An asynchronous timing detector 3 detects and measures a specific pattern (sync pattern) of audio and video reproduced signals having a digital value form an...
US-8,269,889 Television apparatus
A television apparatus (20) including a display (22) and an audio transducer (24,28) for reproducing video and audio component parts of a television signal. A...
US-8,269,646 Audio driven synchronized light display
Disclosed is a light display comprised of a light display unit containing 24 LEDs of various colors, a USB connector connecting the light display unit to a...
US-8,269,621 Mezuzah case
The present invention relates to a mezuzah case having an electronic signaling device for attracting attention of Jewish people walking through a doorway to a...
US-8,269,480 Method and apparatus for identifying and reducing spurious frequency components
A method for identifying and reducing spurious frequency components is provided. A method in accordance with at least one embodiment of the present disclosure...
US-8,266,645 Audio based methods and apparatus for detecting a channel change event
Methods and apparatus for detecting a channel change event are disclosed. capturing a television audio signal having first, second, and third portions, the...
US-8,266,314 Automated audio or video subset network load reduction
A multimedia data stream including an audio data stream and a video data stream is received from a server at a computing device. An audio output signal for the...
US-8,265,941 Method and an apparatus for decoding an audio signal
A method for decoding an audio signal comprises receiving a combined downmix, a combined object information, and a mix information, the combined downmix being...
US-8,265,928 Geotagged environmental audio for enhanced speech recognition accuracy
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for enhancing speech recognition accuracy. In one aspect, a...
US-8,265,782 Mobile device having multi-audio output function
A mobile device playing and outputting audio data having various formats. The mobile device includes a memory storing audio data having different formats; a...
US-8,265,710 Hearing assistive system with low power interface
A communications interface provides for communication between a wireless communication device (WCD) and a hearing assistive device (HAD). In an exemplary...
US-8,265,557 Mobile terminal capable of being connected to audio output device using short-range communication and method of...
A mobile terminal and a method of controlling the operation of the mobile terminal are provided. The method includes receiving a first key signal for...
US-8,265,545 Wireless environment method and apparatus
A method and apparatus are provided for a first controlled device, such as a wireless local transmitter that accepts a plurality of digital audio signals and...
US-8,265,314 Preprogrammed hearing assistance device with program selection based on patient usage
A programmable hearing aid apparatus includes a processor, digital-to-analog converter, audio output section, memory and a counter. The processor executes one...
US-8,265,312 Hearing aid having improved RF immunity to RF electromagnetic interference produced from a wireless...
A hearing aid has improved immunity to RF electromagnetic interference produced from wireless communications devices. A microphone receives audio signals from...
US-8,265,305 Audio system
In an audio system, a control device includes a setting part that sets automatic compensation of each of a plurality of input ports of the input device into...
US-8,265,302 Method and apparatus for providing volume control with DC supervision
A method and apparatus for providing a volume control with DC supervision in a voice evacuation system are disclosed. In one embodiment, the apparatus is a...
US-8,265,301 Audio signal processing apparatus, audio signal processing method, program, and input apparatus
Audio signal processing apparatus is disclosed. The audio signal processing apparatus includes a first audio signal extracting section, a second audio signal...
US-8,265,299 Method and an apparatus for processing an audio signal
A method for processing an audio signal is disclosed. The present invention includes obtaining a plural-channel audio signal including a speech component signal...
US-8,265,297 Sound reproducing device and sound reproduction method for echo cancelling and noise reduction
A sound reproducing device is provided including a communication unit that transmits/receives signals; at least one sound output unit that outputs sound based...
US-8,265,296 Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding noise signal
Provided is a method and apparatus for encoding/decoding an audio signal. Sections which are not used to output noise components near important spectral...
US-8,265,295 Method and apparatus for identifying feedback in a circuit
A system and method for analyzing a signal to monitor the dynamics of its magnitude and frequency characteristics over time. An electronic circuit for...
US-8,265,293 Audio signal output method and apparatus for short-range communication enabled headset
An audio signal output method and apparatus for a short-range communication enabled headset are disclosed. An audio signal of the headset can be output through...
US-8,265,292 Removing noise from audio
The subject matter of this specification can be embodied in, among other things, a computer-implemented method for removing noise from audio that includes...
US-8,265,284 Method and apparatus for generating a binaural audio signal
An apparatus for generating a binaural audio signal includes a de-multiplexer and decoder which receives audio data comprising an audio M-channel audio signal...
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