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US-8,174,558 Automatically calibrating a video conference system
A method of automatically calibrating a video conference environment is disclosed. In an embodiment, the method includes initiating a calibration sequence in...
US-8,174,529 Graphics processing unit and information processing apparatus
According to one embodiment, a graphics processing unit detects characteristics of video data by analyzing frames of the video data by using at least one first...
US-8,174,415 Broadcast AM receiver, FM receiver and/or FM transmitter with integrated stereo audio codec, headphone drivers...
An apparatus includes processor and a control interface. The processor is adapted to in a first mode of operation, operate as part of one of a wireless receiver...
US-8,173,885 Enhanced recording operation in an overdubbing device
A CPU of an overdubbing device plays back a music file recorded in a memory card of the device and outputs the file as a played-back audio signal while mixing...
US-8,172,459 Apparatus and method for measuring biologic parameters
Support structures for positioning sensors on a physiologic tunnel for measuring physical, chemical and biological parameters of the body and to produce an...
US-8,171,322 Portable electronic devices with power management capabilities
An electronic device may operate in standby and active modes. A headset may be coupled to the electronic device. The electronic device may have audio codec...
US-8,171,292 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-8,171,152 Systems, methods and computer-readable media for configuring receiver latency
The present disclosure is related to transmitting and receiving media channels, such as audio and video channels. These channels may be transmitted as packets...
US-8,170,885 Wideband audio signal coding/decoding device and method
Disclosed is a wideband audio signal coding/decoding device and method that may code a wideband audio signal while maintaining a low bit rate. The wideband...
US-8,170,884 Use of voice-to-remaining audio (VRA) in consumer applications
Systems provide an audio/visual output to each of a plurality of listeners in a manner that permits individualized audio adjustment, wherein audio comprises a...
US-8,170,883 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-8,170,882 Multichannel audio coding
Multiple channels of audio are combined either to a monophonic composite signal or to multiple channels of audio along with related auxiliary information from...
US-8,170,879 Periodic signal enhancement system
A signal enhancement system improves the understandability of speech or other audio signals. The system reinforces selected parts of the signal, may attenuate...
US-8,170,870 Apparatus for and program of processing audio signal
In an audio signal processing apparatus, a generation section generates an audio signal representing a voice. A distribution section distributes the audio...
US-8,170,677 Recording and retrieval of sound data in a hearing prosthesis
A hearing prosthesis for delivering stimuli to a hearing-impaired recipient is disclosed, the hearing prosthesis comprising: a sound transducer for converting...
US-8,170,537 Playing local device information over a telephone connection
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for playing local device information over a telephone...
US-8,170,486 Wireless headset with FM transmitter
A method and device are provided for relaying audio from a source audio device via a wireless headset. Audio signals are received from the source audio device...
US-8,170,399 Recording device and method
To enable a recording device recording a video/audio signal and information necessary for utilizing the video/audio signal to copy the video/audio signal with...
US-8,170,273 Encoding and decoding auxiliary signals
This disclosure describes apparatus and systems for encoding and decoding signals from a host signal such as audio, video or imagery. One claim recites an...
US-8,170,262 Wireless air tube headset
A wireless air tube headset that includes a wireless transceiver operating in a radio frequency band, which wireless receives audio signals. The headset...
US-8,170,260 System for determining the position of sound sources
A system determines the position of a sound source with a microphone in a fixed coordinate system. The microphone measures audio signals that are analyzed and...
US-8,170,247 Hearing aid
This hearing aid comprises a microphone (101) and an external input terminal (102), a hearing aid processor (150) to which audio signals from the microphone...
US-8,170,246 Apparatus and method for reproducing surround wave field using wave field synthesis
Provided are an apparatus and a method for reproducing a surround wave field using wave field synthesis. The apparatus includes an audio signal analyzer for...
US-8,170,245 Virtual multichannel speaker system
A virtual multichannel sound system is presented to improve audio reproduction by statically or dynamically conforming signal processing to specific speaker...
US-8,170,243 Audio output apparatus and vibrator
An audio output apparatus is provided. The audio output apparatus includes: a vibration member, a vibrator, a vibrator positioning unit, and a vibrator-depth...
US-8,170,230 Reducing audio masking
This specification describes technologies relating to reducing audio masking. In general, one aspect of the subject matter described in this specification can...
US-8,170,226 Acoustic echo cancellation and adaptive filters
In one embodiment, a two-way telecommunication device may perform acoustic echo cancellation on incoming signals. An audio decoding module may produce an audio...
US-8,170,221 Audio enhancement system and method
An audio enhancement system for compensating for ambient noise in a listening environment, comprises an audio system that produces an electrical sound signal...
US-8,170,220 Image sensing apparatus with selectably combinable microphone signals to obtain desired directivity
Provided is an image sensing apparatus in which directivity can be changed in accordance with the position of the shooter. The image sensing apparatus includes...
US-8,170,218 Multi-channel audio treatment system and method
A multi-channel audio treatment method ensuring compatibility of a multi-channel signal and a stereo signal which includes: producing a left-hand downmix...
US-8,170,217 Audio signal processing apparatus
An audio signal processing apparatus is provided. The audio signal processing apparatus comprises a clock generator, a processing module, an amplifying module...
US-8,170,193 Spatial sound conference system and method
The spatial sound conference system enables participants in a teleconference to distinguish between speakers even during periods of interruption and overtalk,...
US-8,170,191 Method and system for handling audio signals of conference
A new system and method particularly useful in handling the audio of a "large" conference is disclosed. The system and method initially defines certain...
US-8,169,344 Method and system for audio CODEC voice ADC processing
Methods and systems for audio CODEC voice ADC processing are disclosed. Aspects of one method may include using a decimating filter that may be enabled to...
US-8,169,295 Manually operable position sensor
A manually operable position sensor is shown, for providing control signals to an electronic device, such as an audio player. A fabric ribbon (101) has a length...
US-8,168,877 Musical harmony generation from polyphonic audio signals
Melody and accompaniment audio signals are received and processed to identify one or more harmony notes and a harmony signal is produced based on the one or...
US-8,167,694 Message output device, wherein the message has a life duration
A battle situation detection unit (205) detects progress status of a battle controlled by a battle control unit (204) and winning and losing statuses of friend...
US-8,167,655 Portable multi-functional data storage transmitting and connecting device
A multi-functional data storage and transmitting and connecting device for an electronic device, includes a data transfer cable having a predetermined length,...
US-RE43,339 Audio and video signal recording and reproduction apparatus and method
An audio and video recording and reproduction apparatus and method is described, which uses a movable storage memory such as a memory card, so that audio and...
US-8,166,093 Method and apparatus for processing multimedia programs for play on incompatible devices
An apparatus and method is provided to generate digital audio signals, such as stereo signals, from a multimedia program. The program can be distributed...
US-8,165,889 Slot position coding of TTT syntax of spatial audio coding application
Spatial information associated with an audio signal is encoded into a bitstream, which can be transmitted to a decoder or recorded to a storage media. The...
US-8,165,548 Receiving apparatus
A receiving apparatus includes an analog demodulation unit, a digital demodulation/decoding unit, a delay unit, a reception state detecting unit, first/second...
US-8,165,341 Methods and apparatus to process imagery or audio content
The presently claimed invention relates generally to digital watermarking, and processing imagery (e.g., including video) or audio content. One claim recites a...
US-8,165,329 Hearing instrument with user interface
A hearing instrument includes a microphone for converting sound into an electric audio signal, a signal processor unit coupled to the microphone, the signal...
US-8,165,328 Hearing aid
A hearing aid is provided which comprise an audio signal input device (11), a signal processor (12) a signal output device (13) which presents a processed audio...
US-8,165,326 Sound field control apparatus
In a sound field control apparatus, a storage unit stores position information of a plurality of speakers disposed in a three-dimensional space and position...
US-8,165,320 Audio/video device having a volume control function for external audio reproduction unit by using volume...
An audio/video (A/V) device having a volume control function for external audio reproduction units by using volume control buttons of a remote controller is...
US-8,165,319 Method and system for reproducing an audio signal
A system and method of reproducing an audio signal produced by an audio system which includes an earphone is described. The method including the steps of:...
US-8,165,315 Multichannel wireless system
An audio system responsive to a source of audio programming. The audio system comprising a master amplifier connected to the source of audio programming, the...
US-8,165,314 Audio output apparatus and audio output method
An audio output apparatus includes a masking band determining unit configured to determine a first frequency band in which masking due to environmental sounds...
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