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US-8,031,862 Voice mail apparatus and control method thereof
According to one embodiment, a voice mail apparatus is connectable to a telephone exchange, records a voice message sent from a caller telephone terminal in a...
US-8,031,743 Apparatuses and method for multiplexing elementary streams based on a multiplexing pattern indicating an order...
A multiplexing pattern generator generates a multiplexing pattern signal indicating the order of types of data to be multiplexed. A video remaining size...
US-8,031,059 Communication system
A system (100) for communicating multimedia messages includes a multimedia message server (102) that is operable to transmit (1404, 1406, 1408) visual media, a...
US-8,030,567 Generalized electronic music interface
A generalized interface for interconnecting a wide range of electronic musical instruments and signal processing systems includes an outgoing multi-channel...
US-8,030,565 Signal processing for twang and resonance
This invention provides a signal processing and signal synthesis technique from a family of signal processing and signal synthesis techniques designed to...
US-RE42,792 Method and apparatus for compensating reproduced audio signals of an optical disc
An apparatus and method for compensating audio signals to be recorded on an optical disc to optimize usage of memory in an audio decoding circuit, and to...
US-RE42,791 Method and apparatus for compensating reproduced audio signals of an optical disc
An apparatus and method for compensating audio signals to be recorded on an optical disc to optimize usage of memory in an audio decoding circuit, and to...
US-8,027,761 Local positioning system for automated lawn mowers
An improved local positioning system (10) utilizing two fixed sonic transmitters (16A,16B) and an omni directional audio receptor (20) mounted on an automated...
US-8,027,565 Method for identifying motion video/audio content
A method for identifying motion video/audio content, by means of comparing a video A to a registered video B so as to determine if they are originally the same...
US-8,027,494 Acoustic image creation system and program therefor
With stereophonic sound images of multi-channel audio signals well maintained, 2-channel system audio signals are created. An acoustic image creation system...
US-8,027,490 Audio control method and audio processing system
An audio control method and audio processing system utilize an ADC to sample an analog audio input signal and convert it to a digital audio signal. A control...
US-8,027,488 Parametric audio system
Ultrasonic signals are used to transmit sounds from a modulated ultrasonic generator to other locations from which the sounds appear to emanate. In particular,...
US-8,027,485 Multiple channel audio system supporting data channel replacement
An audio processing system which allows a surround sound system to utilize the transmission bandwidth efficiently by adaptively transmitting a supplementary...
US-8,027,480 Multichannel spectral mapping audio apparatus and method
A method and circuit for deriving a set of multichannel audio signals from a conventional monaural or stereo audio signal uses an auxiliary multichannel...
US-8,027,477 Systems and methods for audio processing
Systems and methods for audio signal processing are disclosed, where a discrete number of simple digital filters are generated for particular portions of an...
US-8,027,460 Automatic provisioning of distinct ring-tones for co-located telephones
A controller ensures that ring-tones of a relatively-small pool of distinct ring-tones are individually assigned to telephones of a group of telephones in such...
US-8,027,419 Method for alignment of analog and digital audio in a hybrid radio waveform
This invention provides a method of detecting time alignment of an analog audio signal and a digital audio signal in a hybrid radio system. The method comprises...
US-8,026,984 Multimedia television
A multimedia television is provided. The multimedia television includes a video playback apparatus, an audio processing device, M front loudspeakers, a rear...
US-8,025,535 Audio socket connector and switch module
A socket connector includes an insulating housing, at least one terminal set and a switch module. The insulating housing defines an inserting hole. The terminal...
US-RE42,737 Voice-to-remaining audio (VRA) interactive hearing aid and auxiliary equipment
An integrated individual listening device and decoder for receiving an audio signal including a decoder for decoding the audio signal by separating the audio...
US-8,024,419 Method and system for remote access of personal music
In one aspect of the invention, a method is provided for storing audio files. The method includes: (a) receiving electronic files at a central location from a...
US-8,024,197 Sampling rate conversion apparatus and method thereof
A sampling rate conversion apparatus and a method thereof are provided which increase the sampling rate of a discrete audio signal sampled at a predetermined...
US-8,024,192 Time-warping of decoded audio signal after packet loss
A technique is described for use in a decoder configured to decode a series of frames representing an encoded audio signal. The technique is for transitioning...
US-8,024,180 Method and apparatus for encoding envelopes of harmonic signals and method and apparatus for decoding envelopes...
Provided are a methods and apparatuses for encoding/decoding an audio signal to efficiently encode/decode a harmonic envelope. The method of encoding an audio...
US-8,023,918 Methods and systems for stereo noise mitigation
Methods and systems are disclosed that mitigate stereo noise in FM broadcast receivers by assessing L-R (left-minus-right) and L+R (left-plus-right) levels...
US-8,023,835 Optical receiver, optical audio apparatus, optical communication apparatus and optical reception method
An optical receiver with a threshold voltage convergence and audio apparatus and communication apparatus using the optical receiver are provided. The optical...
US-8,023,773 Methods, apparatus and programs for generating and utilizing content signatures
The present invention generally relates to deriving and/or utilizing content signatures (e.g., so-called "fingerprints"). One claim recites a method including:...
US-8,023,692 Apparatus and methods to process video or audio
The presently claimed invention relates generally to video or audio data. One claim recites an apparatus. The apparatus includes an input to receive data...
US-8,023,689 Robust signature for signal authentication
A method, system and computer readable medium for the authenticating of an audio-visual signal, such as digital images or video comprising the generation of a...
US-8,023,672 Easy-to-assemble one-piece surround speaker structure
The present invention discloses an easy-to-assemble one-piece surround speaker structure, wherein a plurality of integrable speaker housings realizes a...
US-8,023,668 System for predicting the behavior of a transducer
A system for compensating and driving a loudspeaker includes an open loop loudspeaker controller that receives and processes an audio input signal and provides...
US-8,023,663 Music headphones for manual control of ambient sound
A headphone and method for allowing manually controlled reception of ambient sound by a user. More particularly, the invention relates to a headphone for...
US-8,023,660 Apparatus, method and computer program for providing a set of spatial cues on the basis of a microphone signal...
An apparatus for providing a set of spatial cues associated with an upmix audio signal having more than two channels on the basis of a two-channel microphone...
US-8,023,659 Mixing system, method and program
In a situation where a plurality of virtual sound sources are fixedly located, a mixing system allows a listener to increase or decrease the sound volumes of...
US-8,023,630 Techniques for voice instant messaging on a telephone set
Techniques for voice instant messaging (VIM) on a programmable telephone set include receiving configuration data that includes VIM ID data that indicates a...
US-8,023,590 NICAM audio signal resampler
A NICAM audio signal re-sampler may include a non-linear interpolator configured to interpolate in a non-linear manner between sequential digital samples that...
US-8,022,966 Video, audio and graphics decode, composite and display system
A video, audio and graphics system uses multiple transport processors to receive in-band and out-of-band MPEG Transport streams, to perform PID and section...
US-8,020,989 Wireless interactive headset
A wearable wireless audio device includes a support, an electronics circuit, and a speaker. The support includes a first ear stem and an orbital, and is...
US-RE42,711 Apparatus and method for processing audio signals recorded on a medium
.[.This invention relates to a karaoke CD format and a device for controlling audio signals utilizing the karaoke CD format which provides a user with selective...
US-RE42,708 System for avoidance of collision between an aircraft and an obstacle
A field unit for warning of a danger of collision between an aircraft and an obstacle, in particular a topographical ground obstacle or an obstacle formed by a...
US-8,020,084 Synchronization aspects of interactive multimedia presentation management
Methods and systems for determining a total elapsed play time of an interactive multimedia presentation having a play duration, a video content component, and...
US-8,019,917 Digital video/audio capture device and method thereof
In audio/video (AV) capture, two video streaming adapters (VSAs) receive an original input video signal and a compressed input video signal respectively to...
US-8,019,906 Dual mode displayport (DP) and high definition multimedia interface (HDMI) transmitter configured to transmit...
A system and method for dual mode DP and HDMI transmission are provided. Briefly described, one embodiment of a dual mode DP and HDMI transmitter, among others,...
US-8,019,616 Method and apparatus for encoding audio signal, and method and apparatus for decoding audio signal
Methods and apparatuses for encoding and decoding of an audio signal using a mixture of a time-frequency method and a parametric method according to the audio...
US-8,019,614 Energy shaping apparatus and energy shaping method
A temporal processing apparatus includes: a splitter splitting an audio signal, included in the sub-band domain, into diffuse signals indicating reverberating...
US-8,019,609 Sonic/ultrasonic authentication method
A method for verifying and identifying users, and for verifying users' identity, by means of an authentication device capable of transmitting, receiving and...
US-8,019,604 Method and apparatus for uniterm discovery and voice-to-voice search on mobile device
A method, system and communication device for enabling uniterm discovery from audio content and voice-to-voice searching of audio content stored on a device...
US-8,019,597 Scalable encoding apparatus, scalable decoding apparatus, and methods thereof
A scalable encoding apparatus capable of reducing the bit rates of encoded parameters and also capable of efficiently encoding audio signals in which a...
US-8,019,454 Audio processing system
An audio processing system controls an audio input signal. The audio processing system includes a signal analyzer that detects content information and source...
US-8,019,453 Decimator and decimating method for multi-channel audio
A decimator is used to process a multi-channel audio signal, and includes a memory, a controller and a processing unit. The processing unit is used to decimate...
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