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US-8,036,766 Intelligent audio mixing among media playback and at least one other non-playback application
In operation of an electronics device, audio based on asynchronous events, such as game playing, is intelligently combined with audio output nominally generated...
US-8,036,765 Method for qualitative evaluation of a digital audio signal
The invention relates to a method of qualitatively evaluating a digital audio signal. It calculates a quality indicator consisting of a vector associated with...
US-8,036,715 Vehicle communication system
A vehicle communication system detects the presence of a passenger wearable communication device. The system receives audio signals from multiple sources inside...
US-8,036,699 Audio output device, its alarm output control method, and its control program
It is possible to surely protect the user's ear from a sudden large volume and enable the user to surely and clearly hear a sound as information to be alarmed....
US-8,036,593 Intercom system with imaging function as well as audio terminal, video terminal, home gateway device and...
When an intercom slave issues a call signal, all video terminals registered as terminals display images provided from the intercom slave. When an audio terminal...
US-8,036,413 Remote controller having echo function
A remote controller having an echo function is disclosed, which comprises an echo circuit which includes an echo IC and an echo volume switch, with the echo IC...
US-8,036,405 Hearing aid system, a hearing aid and a method for processing audio signals
A composite hearing aid system comprises two hearing aids (11, 31) with respective microphones (12, 32) and electronic receivers (17, 37), a microphone (42) and...
US-8,036,402 Distortion compensation
A distortion compensation system minimizes distortion in an audio system by monitoring a supply voltage and adjusting a clipping threshold and/or compression...
US-8,036,400 Volume control apparatus and volume control program
A volume control apparatus comprises signal processing section for performing digital signal processing and a scaling process on an audio signal outputted from...
US-8,036,399 Audio output apparatus capable of suppressing pop noise
An audio output apparatus includes: an audio codec outputting an analog audio signal corresponding to a digital audio signal from a system controller; a switch...
US-8,036,394 Audio bandwidth expansion
Bandwidth expansion for audio signals by frequency band translations plus adaptive gains to create higher frequencies; use of a common channel for both stereo...
US-8,036,389 Apparatus and method of canceling vocal component in an audio signal
An apparatus and method of canceling a vocal component includes a first vocal canceling unit to delay each of the left and right channel input signals for a...
US-8,035,742 Digital broadcast receiver and method for processing caption thereof
A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast...
US-8,035,461 Inductive filter and method of reducing vibration sensitivity
A filter according to a present invention embodiment reduces the effects of microphonic behavior in a communications network. The filter passes a network...
US-8,035,020 Collaborative music creation
Methods, systems, and devices are described for collaborative handling of music contributions over a network. Embodiments of the invention provide a portal, the...
US-8,033,842 Apparatus and method for mounting audio-visual components
A bracket or support bar system is for installing one or more audio-visual ("A/V") components or modules and generally overcomes the need for external cables...
US-RE42,829 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-8,032,919 Method and apparatus for receiving digital broadcasts
In a digital broadcast receiving apparatus, digital broadcast signals provided by a digital broadcast method are supplied to various types of external units and...
US-8,032,758 Content authentication and recovery using digital watermarks
The disclosure describes methods for using digital watermarking to authenticate digital media signals, such as images, audio and video signals. It also...
US-8,032,577 Apparatus and methods for providing network-based information suitable for audio output
The invention is directed to techniques for navigating a network based on audio input to retrieve information from a network. A user enters audio commands into...
US-8,032,387 Audio coding system using temporal shape of a decoded signal to adapt synthesized spectral components
A receiver in an audio coding system receives a signal conveying frequency subband signals representing an audio signal. The subband signals are examined to...
US-8,032,386 Apparatus and method of processing an audio signal
In one embodiment, the method includes receiving the audio signal including at least one block of audio data and configuration information, and reading coding...
US-8,032,385 Method for correcting metadata affecting the playback loudness of audio information
A coded signal conveys encoded audio information and metadata that may be used to control the loudness of the audio information during its playback. If the...
US-8,032,384 Hand held language translation and learning device
The present invention features a hand-held language translation device comprising a microprocessor configured to receive (i) an audio input signal from a...
US-8,032,381 Method for playing audio signals provided on a photograph
A method of decoding coded data provided on a photograph using a reader. The coded data is at least partially indicative of an audio signal and is provided on a...
US-8,032,370 Method, apparatus, system and software product for adaptation of voice activity detection parameters based on...
Encoding audio signals for Discontinuous with selecting an encoding mode for encoding the signal categorizing the signal into active segments having voice...
US-8,032,368 Apparatus and method of encoding and decoding audio signals using hierarchical block swithcing and linear...
In one embodiment, a channel in a frame of the audio signal is subdivided into a plurality of blocks according to a subdivision hierarchy. The subdivision...
US-8,032,362 Audio signal encoding/decoding method and apparatus
Provided is an audio signal encoding method including transforming an input signal from a time domain to a time/frequency domain using a first transformation...
US-8,032,361 Audio processing apparatus and method for processing two sampled audio signals to detect a temporal position
An audio processing apparatus for processing two sampled audio signals to detect a temporal position of one of the audio signals with respect to the other. The...
US-8,032,360 System and method for high-quality variable speed playback of audio-visual media
A system and method for high-quality variable speed playback of audio-visual (A/V) media is provided. The system receives an encoded visual signal and an...
US-8,032,337 Method for modeling customized earpieces
The present invention relates to a method for computer-controlled modelling of customised earpieces. These earpieces include housings for hearing aids, wireless...
US-8,032,319 Methods for analyzing streaming composite waveforms
Methods for signal processing employ instantaneous frequency analysis through quadrature genometric measurement of streaming signal data. Such methods may...
US-8,032,242 Mixing system and format conversion device and method therefor
One format converter connected to a mixer and another format converter connected to a head amplifier are interconnected via a single control/audio communication...
US-8,032,240 Apparatus and method of processing an audio signal
In one embodiment, channel mapping information is added to configuration information for the audio signal. The channel mapping information indicates to which...
US-8,032,076 Cellular telephone and multimedia accessory audio system adaptor and methods therefor
An audiocassette adapter (10) for coupling a mobile wireless communication station (20) to an audiocassette player, including a cassette head coupling device...
US-8,031,892 Hearing aid with enhanced high frequency reproduction and method for processing an audio signal
A hearing aid (50) comprises means (55, 56, 57, 58) for reproducing frequencies above the upper frequency limit of a hearing impaired user. The hearing aid (50)...
US-8,031,891 Dynamic media rendering
Media may be dynamically rendered by receiving signals from one or more types of sensors sensing in an area, and obtaining from the signals information about...
US-8,031,887 Audio signal processing system
In a mixer system having a digital mixer having functions processing waveform data in plural input channels and outputting the data via an ST bus, and a PC...
US-8,031,886 Audio signal processing system
In a mixer system having a digital mixer having functions of processing an audio signal in an input channel and outputting the signal via an ST bus, and a PC...
US-8,031,884 Method and apparatus for reproducing music file
Disclosed is a method for reproducing a music file in a terminal equipped to reproduce the music file, the method including determining equalizing reproduction...
US-8,031,883 Crosstalk cancellation system with sound quality preservation and parameter determining method thereof
A crosstalk cancellation system for preserving quality of sound and the parameter determining method thereof. The system can cancel a two-channel audio signal...
US-8,031,880 Vehicle audio system surround modes
A signal processor for use in a vehicle audio system provides multiple operating modes. A first mode provides substantially equal total sound pressure levels at...
US-8,031,878 Electronic interfacing with a head-mounted device
Power is delivered from a power source in a head-mounted device to a separate accessory that is coupled to the head-mounted device. Power and signals are...
US-8,031,876 Audio system
Disclosed is an audio system including a group of loudspeakers that form a sound field by delivering into a single space sound signals passed through respective...
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...
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