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US-8,217,894 DTV capable of receiving signal from 3D pointing device, and method of executing function and adjusting audio...
A system and method for controlling a digital TV, the system including the DTV; and a 3D pointing device. The DTV includes a receiver to receive control signals...
US-8,217,790 Portable motion detector and alarm system and method
A portable security alarm system including a movement detecting and signal transmitting member for mounting on or proximate to the object whose movement is to...
US-8,217,789 Portable motion detector and alarm system and method
A portable security alarm system including a movement detecting and signal transmitting member for mounting on or proximate to the object whose movement is to...
US-8,217,252 System and method for controlling play of digital 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-8,214,858 Audio and/or video generation apparatus and method of generating audio and/or video signals
An audio and/or video generation apparatus comprises a recording processor which is operable to record audio and/or video signals on a recording medium, a meta...
US-8,214,645 Systems, devices, and methods for securely transmitting a security parameter to a computing device
Embodiments of the systems, devices, and methods described herein generally facilitate the secure transmittal of security parameters. In accordance with at...
US-8,214,567 Optical data storage drive device for multimedia audio/video system
The invention relates to a versatile optical storage driving device for multimedia video system incorporated with functions of a compact-disc (CD) driver, a...
US-8,214,304 Method and device for calculating a similarity metric between a first feature vector and a second feature vector
The method of calculating a similarity metric between a first feature vector of a first audio and/or video signal and a second feature vector of a second audio...
US-8,214,221 Method and apparatus for decoding an audio signal and identifying information included in the audio signal
A method and apparatus for encoding and decoding an audio signal are provided. The present invention includes receiving an audio signal including an audio...
US-8,214,220 Method and apparatus for embedding spatial information and reproducing embedded signal for an audio signal
An apparatus for encoding and decoding an audio signal and method thereof are disclosed, by which compatibility with a player of a general mono or stereo audio...
US-8,214,218 Method and apparatus for switching speech or audio signals
A method and an apparatus for switching speech or audio signals, wherein the method for switching speech or audio signals includes when switching of a speech or...
US-8,214,207 Quantizing a joint-channel-encoded audio signal
Provided are, among other things, systems, methods and techniques for quantizing a joint-channel-encoded audio signal, e.g., by: identifying a target...
US-8,214,206 Constrained and controlled decoding after packet loss
A technique is described herein for reducing audible artifacts in an audio output signal generated by decoding a received frame in a series of frames...
US-8,214,202 Methods and arrangements for a speech/audio sender and receiver
An audio/speech sender and an audio/speech receiver and methods thereof. The audio/speech sender comprising a core encoder adapted to encode a core frequency...
US-8,214,066 System and method for controlling noise in real-time audio signals
A system for processing a digital audio signal that includes a plurality of samples is disclosed. The system comprises a magnitude determination module, a...
US-8,214,065 Audio signal processing device
In a digital mixer, a standard mode or a switched mode of an input patch is selectable. When shifting from the standard mode to the switched mode is selected,...
US-8,213,662 Earpad and headphones
There is provided an earpad that is attachable to a housing capable of containing an audio signal processing unit and includes a ring-shaped cushioning member...
US-8,213,657 Apparatus for providing audio related signals for audio loops and associated methods
There is provided an apparatus comprising a primary winding and a corresponding primary core element, the primary winding/core element configured for the...
US-8,213,653 Hearing device
The hearing device to be worn by a user of the hearing device comprises an input transducer for transducing incoming acoustical sound into audio signals; a...
US-8,213,649 Method and device for evaluating auditory health
An earpiece (100) and a method (300) for evaluating auditory health are provided. Evaluating auditory health includes embedding (302) at least one excitation...
US-8,213,648 Audio signal processing apparatus, audio signal processing method, and audio signal processing program
An audio signal processing apparatus includes: a division section that divides at least two or more channel audio signals into components in a plurality of...
US-8,213,643 Sound transducer for the transmission of audio signals
A sound transducer for the transmission of audio frequency signals with a pressure-voltage transducer is provided. This pressure-voltage transducer is disposed...
US-8,213,641 Enhancing audio with remix capability
One or more attributes (e.g., pan, gain, etc.) associated with one or more objects (e.g., an instrument) of a stereo or multi-channel audio signal can be...
US-8,213,639 Sound and light control apparatus
A sound and light control apparatus includes an audio signal input terminal for receiving an audio signal, a voltage dividing circuit electrically connected to...
US-8,213,637 Sound field control in multiple listening regions
A scheme to design an audio precompensation controller for a multichannel audio system, with a prescribed number N of loudspeakers in prescribed positions so...
US-8,213,636 Method and a system for reconstituting low frequencies in audio signal
The method comprises the steps of: filtering the audio signal by means of a lowpass filter (101) with a cutoff frequency substantially equal to said cutoff...
US-8,213,635 Keystroke sound suppression
An audio signal is received that might include keyboard noise and speech. The audio signal is digitized and transformed from a time domain to a frequency...
US-8,213,630 Sound processing unit, sound processing system, audio output unit and display device
Practical speaker connection is identified using a device having a sound channel of a 5.1 channel or 7.1 channel, and a device is provided that can easily...
US-8,213,624 Loudness measurement with spectral modifications
The perceived loudness of an audio signal is measured by modifying a spectral representation of an audio signal as a function of a reference spectral shape so...
US-8,213,623 Method to generate an output audio signal from two or more input audio signals
The directionality of microphones is often not high enough, resulting in compromised music recording. Beamforming for getting a signal with a higher directional...
US-8,213,598 Harmonic distortion residual echo suppression
Harmonic distortion residual echo suppression (HDRES) technique embodiments are presented which act to suppress the residual echo remaining after a near-end...
US-8,213,597 Audio communication device and methods for reducing echoes by inserting a training sequence under a spectral mask
Embodiments of an audio communication device and methods for reducing echoes are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed. In...
US-8,213,596 Method of accelerating the training of an acoustic echo canceller in a full-duplex beamforming-based audio...
A method and apparatus is set forth for accelerating the total acoustic echo cancellation convergence time in a microphone array full-duplex conferencing system...
US-8,213,468 Method and apparatus for generating information signal to be recorded
A compressively-encoding-resultant video signal resulting from compressively encoding a video signal, a first compressively-encoding-resultant audio signal...
US-8,212,940 Hybrid architecture of TV receiving devices
A hybrid architecture of a television (TV) receiving system is disclosed. The architecture includes two portions, a hardware portion and a software portion. The...
US-8,212,924 System and method for processing multimedia data using an audio-video link
A multimedia processor includes an audio processor configured to process an audio input signal to generate an audio output signal and an assistant signal, and a...
US-8,212,620 Boosted-rail amplifier
An amplifier device including an amplifier having an input for receiving an audio input signal and an output for sending an output signal to a load. A...
US-8,212,608 Apparatus and method for a smooth powerup of a reference signal
A circuit for providing a reference voltage can be widely used in audio applications. However, at startup an abrupt start in the reference signal can cause...
US-8,212,136 Exercise audio reproducing device, exercise audio reproducing method, and exercise audio reproducing program
Provided is a device for playing audio with improved convenience, wherein music can be played such that oneness with the actions of the user can be obtained at...
US-8,209,716 Apparatus and method for managing video audio setting information and program
A setting information database associates setting information used to output a video signal or an audio signal with a corresponding viewing condition. A setting...
US-8,209,441 On-line status detection for host-based headset applications
Systems and methods for automatic detection and signaling of an on-line status of a headset or other audio transmit/receive system used with telephony and/or...
US-8,209,190 Method and apparatus for generating an enhancement layer within an audio coding system
During operation an input signal to be coded is received and coded to produce a coded audio signal. The coded audio signal is then scaled with a plurality of...
US-8,209,189 Digital audio signal processing method and apparatus
Compression of audio signal data is described herein. In various embodiments, the compression of each unit of the audio signal data includes the employment of a...
US-8,208,970 Directional communication systems
A wireless communication system based on a directional speaker is disclosed. The system can include an interface unit and a base unit. The audio signals from...
US-8,208,786 Portable storage device for recording and playing back data
The present invention provides a device for recording and playing back audio/video signals. A portable storage device (11) has mounted thereon a portable...
US-8,208,670 Sound recordable/playable device and method of use
A portable and wearable sound recordable and playable device comprising an electronic module that provides audio recording and playback functions and that...
US-8,208,660 Method and system for audio level detection and control
In a method and system for audio level detection and control, an amplitude of an audio signal may be compared to a threshold and an attenuation applied to the...
US-8,208,658 Amplifier apparatus and method
An amplifier power-down apparatus for suppressing transient signals in a circuit, for example an audio circuit, comprising a reference voltage generator circuit...
US-8,208,654 Noise cancellation for wireless audio distribution system
A wireless audio distribution system may have a wireless transmitter, responsive to a plurality of audio input channels, for transmitting signals carrying the...
US-8,208,649 Methods and systems for robust approximations of impulse responses in multichannel audio-communication systems
Proper estimation of impulse responses is an important and challenging aspect of multichannel echo control. Various embodiments of the present invention are...
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