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US-9,369,774 System and method for controlling home network devices using multicast enabled remote controls
A system, method, and article of manufacture for controlling home network devices using a multicast enabled remote control. The system includes a plurality of...
US-9,369,764 Method and system for a media processor
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a presentation device having a controller that performs operations...
US-9,369,762 Audience measurement systems, methods and apparatus
Example method disclosed herein to determine source information for media presented by a media device include identifying successive media segments of the...
US-9,369,557 Frequency-dependent sidetone calibration
A personal audio device includes a sidetone circuit with one or more adjustable coefficients that generates a sidetone signal from the output of a first...
US-9,369,272 Serial time-division-multiplexed bus with bidirectional synchronization/control word line
One feature pertains to the synchronization of a serial time-division-multiplexed bus interconnecting an audio processing subsystem (i.e. a local node) with an...
US-9,369,113 Impedance adjusting device
An impedance adjusting device includes a power output port, a ground terminal, a capacitor assembly including at least one capacitor, and a power output port....
US-9,369,104 Audio output balancing
An example implementation involves a first playback device receiving a first audio signal comprising content in a first frequency range to be played by the...
US-9,369,102 Methods and apparatus for processing audio signals
A method for processing an audio signal (i(t)), comprises: receiving a first set (x(t)) of time-varying signals representing a first sound comprised in the...
US-9,368,128 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-9,368,127 Method and device for providing distributed telepresence service
There is provided a method of determining a main speaker that is performed by a first terminal participating in a distributed telepresence service. The method...
US-9,368,124 Computer implemented system for audio watermarking
A computer implemented system for audio watermarking for providing robust and blind audio watermarking. The system comprises a watermark embedding system...
US-9,368,123 Methods and apparatus to perform audio watermark detection and extraction
Methods and apparatus to perform audio watermark detection and extraction are disclosed. An example method includes sampling a media signal to generate samples,...
US-9,368,121 Adaptations of analysis or synthesis weighting windows for transform coding or decoding
A method and device are provided for coding or decoding a digital audio signal by transform using analysis or synthesis weighting windows applied to sample...
US-9,368,112 Method and apparatus for detecting a voice activity in an input audio signal
The disclosure provides a method and an apparatus for detecting a voice activity in an input audio signal composed of frames. A noise characteristic of the...
US-9,368,103 Estimation system of spectral envelopes and group delays for sound analysis and synthesis, and audio signal...
For high-accuracy analysis and high-quality synthesis of voice sound (singing and speech), provided herein are a system and a method for estimating from an...
US-9,368,099 Bandlimiting anti-noise in personal audio devices having adaptive noise cancellation (ANC)
A personal audio device, such as a wireless telephone, includes noise canceling circuit that adaptively generates an anti-noise signal from a reference...
US-9,368,031 Vehicle surface tinting for visual indication of environmental conditions
Environmental hazards and safe conditions can be indicated to an operator of a vehicle. An audio signal of varying intensities can be played to indicate the...
US-9,368,005 Sound to haptic effect conversion system using mapping
A haptic conversion system is provided that intercepts audio data, such as a digital audio signal, analyzes the audio data in frequency, and divides the...
US-9,366,560 Detector for detecting a change in a fluid level and generating a digital signal
A detector for detecting a change in a fluid level and generating a digital signal uses a light source and a photodetector mounted diametrically on a tube in a...
US-9,363,615 Delay measurement apparatus and delay measurement method for network music session
In this system, a terminal A retrieves terminal's input delay time Tia from input of an audio signal to start of transmission of the audio signal, transmission...
US-9,363,612 Method for operating a hearing device and a hearing device
The present invention proposes a method for operating a hearing device capable of receiving a plurality of input signals (i1, . . . , i5). The method comprises...
US-9,363,603 Surround audio dialog balance assessment
A surround audio dialog balance assessment method, apparatus, and system as disclosed herein is an audio monitor or is associated with an audio monitor....
US-9,363,599 Systems and methods for protecting a speaker
In accordance with these and other embodiments of the present disclosure, systems and methods may include a controller configured to be coupled to an audio...
US-9,363,598 Adaptive microphone array compensation
An audio-based system may perform audio beamforming and/or sound source localization based on multiple input microphone signals. Each input microphone signal...
US-9,363,594 Earbud with membrane based acoustic mass loading
An in-ear earphone housing has a speaker driver installed therein. The driver has a diaphragm with a front face and a rear face, and a motor to vibrate the...
US-9,363,590 Playback device
A playback device including: a housing: an attachment portion to a first position on an attachment surface; a speaker that plays back sound in a predetermined...
US-9,363,576 Advertisement insertion systems, methods, and media
Systems, methods, and media for providing an advertisement in correspondence with a radio broadcast are provided. A radio broadcast receiver receives the radio...
US-9,363,573 System and method for controlling home network devices using multicast enabled remote controls
A system, method, and article of manufacture for controlling home network devices using a multicast enabled remote control. The system includes a plurality of...
US-9,363,562 Method and system for authorizing a user device
There is described a computer-implemented method for authorizing a user device, comprising: use of a processor for receiving an extracted identifier transmitted...
US-9,363,519 Detecting displayed channel using audio/video watermarks
Methods and systems for determining what channel a user is viewing through a TV receiver are described. At the TV receiver, a plurality of TV signals is...
US-9,363,467 Environmental signatures for forensic analysis and alignment of media recordings
Various systems and methods may benefit from determination of environmental signatures in recordings. For example, such signatures may aid forensic analysis and...
US-9,363,348 Device and process for customizing a headset or other audio device
A system and method are described that enable a headset and a communications device to improve their interoperability. The headset signals its identity to the...
US-9,363,346 Remote control of network appliances using voice over internet protocol phone
A Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) phone comprises a network interface that communicates with a medium. A control module communicates with the network...
US-9,362,878 Systems and methods for protecting a speaker
In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, a system may include an audio speaker and a controller coupled to the audio speaker. The controller...
US-9,362,753 Extended signaling system and method
Embodiments are described that include a "front end" device located remotely from a local telephone location. The front end filters DC and AC current on a...
US-9,362,689 System and method for detecting the ground and microphone input contacts in an audio plug
A circuit for detecting the position of the signal MIC-IN and GND on the audio plug of a mobile phone includes two comparators and two switches. The comparators...
US-9,361,906 Method of treating an auditory disorder of a user by adding a compensation delay to input sound
An audio input device is provided which can include a number of features. In some embodiments, the audio input device includes a housing, a microphone carried...
US-9,361,903 Preserving privacy of a conversation from surrounding environment using a counter signal
Various embodiments provide an ability to analyze an audio input signal and generate a counter audio signal based, at least in part, on the audio input signal....
US-9,361,900 Encoding device and method, decoding device and method, and program
The present technology relates to an encoding device and method, a decoding device and method, and a program, which enable improvement of audio quality. A QMF...
US-9,361,898 Three-dimensional sound compression and over-the-air-transmission during a call
A method for encoding three dimensional audio by a wireless communication device is disclosed. The wireless communication device detects an indication of a...
US-9,361,896 Temporal and spatial shaping of multi-channel audio signal
A selected channel of a multi-channel signal which is represented by frames composed from sampling values having a high time resolution can be encoded with...
US-9,361,894 Audio encoding using adaptive codebook application ranges
A low bit rate digital audio coding system includes an encoder which assigns codebooks to groups of quantization indexes based on their local properties...
US-9,361,893 Detection of an audio signal transient using first and second maximum norms
Provided are, among other things, systems, methods and techniques for detecting whether a transient exists within an audio signal. According to one...
US-9,361,890 Context-based audio filter selection
For context-based audio filter selection, a type module determines a recipient type for a recipient process of an audio signal. The recipient type includes a...
US-9,361,881 Method and apparatus for identifying acoustic background environments based on time and speed to enhance...
Disclosed are systems, methods, and computer readable media for identifying an acoustic environment of a caller. The method embodiment comprises analyzing...
US-9,361,875 Selective suppression of audio emitted from an audio source
Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture (e.g., physical storage media, such as storage devices and/or storage disks) to implement selective...
US-9,361,768 Information gauge with analog backup
An information gauge apparatus and method for providing both visual and audio readings of pressure within a pressure vessel. The information gauge apparatus...
US-9,361,259 Integrated circuit with multipurpose processing and for video/audio processing optimization
An integrated circuit for video/audio processing in which design resources obtained by development of video/audio devices can also be used for other types of...
US-9,360,946 Hand-worn device for surface gesture input
Embodiments that relate to energy efficient gesture input on a surface are disclosed. One disclosed embodiment provides a hand-worn device that may include a...
US-9,359,885 Acoustic line tracing system and method for fluid transfer system
An acoustic line tracing system for tracing a fluid transfer system tubing line includes an acoustic receiver operably connectable to the tubing line and...
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