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US-8,918,940 Interactive toothbrush and removable audio output module
An apparatus may include a connection component configured to connect the apparatus to any one of a plurality of different apparatuses. A toothbrush may include...
US-8,918,823 Digital decoder having a so-called "playback" mode of operation and comprising two buffer memories
A digital decoder for television receiver, comprises an input (E) for receiving a digital audio/video signal (SAV), means for demodulating and decoding the...
US-8,918,802 Methods and apparatus to monitor media exposure
Methods and apparatus to monitor media exposure are disclosed. An example implementation includes transmitting a start signal from a mailable meter to at least...
US-8,918,801 Transmission apparatus, transmission method, reception apparatus, reception method, program, and broadcasting...
Disclosed herein is a transmission apparatus for transmitting AV (Audio/Video) content, including: an acquirer configured to acquire an estimated number of...
US-8,918,541 Synchronization of audio and video signals from remote sources over the internet
The present invention is an architecture and technology for a method for synchronizing multiple streams of time-based digital audio and video content from...
US-8,918,324 Method for decoding an audio signal based on coding mode and context flag
A method for coding and decoding an audio signal or speech signal and an apparatus adopting the method are provided.
US-8,918,319 Speech recognition device and speech recognition method using space-frequency spectrum
In a speech recognition device and a speech recognition method, a key phrase containing at least one key word is received. The speech recognition method...
US-8,918,313 Replay apparatus, signal processing apparatus, and signal processing method
A method of selectively performing signal processing in a first mode and in a second mode. In the first mode, a noise cancel signal having a signal...
US-8,918,146 Automatic gain control based on detected pressure
A method and apparatus is provided for adjusting the gain imparted to a signal by an audio transducer such as a microphone and/or a speaker, which is employed...
US-8,918,140 Portable audio/video playback apparatus
A portable audio/video playback apparatus of the present invention comprises an apparatus main body 1 and a broadcast receiver unit 4 removably attached to the...
US-8,917,890 Apparatus, systems and methods for relieving tinnitus, hyperacusis and/or hearing loss
A system and method for relieving tinnitus, hyperacusis, and/or hearing loss is described. One method described includes manipulating an audio signal,...
US-8,917,888 Control terminal apparatus and control method
A control terminal apparatus includes a transmission unit transmitting a control signal to audio output apparatuses, a display unit, an operation detector...
US-8,917,886 Method of distortion-free signal compression
An audio signal in which an audio signal is received as a stream of digital samples, each being a numerical value representing a sampled signal level. A first...
US-8,917,885 Loop gain estimating apparatus and howling preventing apparatus
A pseudo noise superimposing unit superimposes a pseudo noise (M-sequence) to an audio signal picked up by a microphone and outputs the superimposed signal to...
US-8,917,880 Earhealth monitoring system and method I
Methods of operating an audio device are provided. A method includes calculating estimated sound pressure levels (SPLs) for drive signals directed to an ear...
US-8,917,874 Method and apparatus for decoding an audio signal
Method and apparatus for processing audio signals are provided. The method for decoding an audio signal includes extracting a downmix signal and spatial...
US-8,917,873 Method and apparatus for reducing TDMA noise in mobile communication terminal
A mobile terminal includes an apparatus for reducing Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) noise in the mobile communication terminal. The apparatus includes a...
US-8,917,864 Full-duplex audio communication terminal
A full duplex audio communication terminal (100) comprises a noise attenuation module (4) arranged on a transmission path of the terminal. The noise attenuation...
US-8,917,833 System and method for non-privacy invasive conversation information recording implemented in a mobile phone device
A method of recording audio/video or a combination of audio/video information on a local, possibly mobile, device while in a live communication with one or more...
US-8,917,639 Eliminating false audio associated with VoIP communications
Embodiments are directed to eliminating false audio using an egress gateway in a communications network. At least one false audio packet is received by an...
US-8,917,187 Multi-function flare device for populated areas
The invention disclosed herein is a securely attached portable, wearable device to enhance safety, visibility and communication capability of safety personnel...
US-8,917,186 Audio monitoring and sound identification process for remote alarms
In a computer-implemented method for remote monitoring of one or more alarms, an audio signal is received. The received audio signal is processed using an audio...
US-8,917,143 Method and apparatus for filter-less analog input class D audio amplifier clipping
An integrated circuit (IC) chip has a class D PWM (pulse width modulation) amplifier configured for generating first and second PWM signals. The class-D PWM...
US-8,914,823 A/V parental lock apparatus and method
Provided are an apparatus and method for restricting A/V listening and viewing using parental levels. According to an embodiment of the present invention, a...
US-8,914,818 Media device power management techniques
Techniques and architecture are disclosed for managing power use during operation of an electronic device capable of processing and/or playback of audio and/or...
US-8,914,614 Data gathering/data processing device for video/audio signals
In order to create a data gathering/data processing device for video/audio signals which includes a plurality of signal processors and which has an optimized...
US-8,914,552 Detecting accessories on an audio or video jack
A detection circuit can be configured to receive a digital value from an identification register and to determine a resistance at a conducting terminal of an...
US-8,914,295 Apparatus and method for providing messages in a social network
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a server including a controller to receive audio signals and content...
US-8,914,281 Method and apparatus for processing audio signal in a mobile communication terminal
A method and an apparatus for processing an audio signal in a mobile terminal, in which an audio signal that is received from a counterpart mobile terminal is...
US-8,914,138 Audio signal processing system
In an audio signal processing device having a plurality of tracks recording an audio signal supplied from any of a plurality of buses, when a track is selected...
US-8,914,127 Sound processor apparatus with sound processing integrated circuit that includes an integrated power supply module
An exemplary sound processor apparatus included in an auditory prosthesis system includes a linear regulator and a sound processing integrated circuit ("IC")....
US-8,914,126 Methods and systems for representing different spectral components of an audio signal presented to a cochlear...
An exemplary system includes a sound processor configured to identify one or more spectral peaks of an audio signal presented to a cochlear implant patient and...
US-8,914,124 Tonality-based optimization of sound sensation for a cochlear implant patient
An exemplary system includes a sound processor configured to 1) divide an audio signal into a plurality of analysis channels and 2) generate one or more...
US-8,914,007 Method and apparatus for voice conferencing
A method, apparatus computer program product provide acoustical echo control for distributed voice conferencing including distributed voice conferencing that...
US-8,913,769 Hearing system and method for operating a hearing system
The method for operating a hearing system comprising at least one hearing device; at least one signal processing unit; at least one user control by means of...
US-8,913,768 Hearing aid with improved compression
A hearing aid includes a microphone for conversion of acoustic sound into an input audio signal, a signal processor for processing the input audio signal for...
US-8,913,765 Earphone
An earphone includes a loudspeaker, a signal process, an audio signal input port, and a driving port. The loudspeaker includes a thermoacoustic device disposed...
US-8,913,764 Earphone
An earphone includes a loudspeaker, a signal process, an audio signal input port, and a driving port. The loudspeaker includes a thermoacoustic device disposed...
US-8,913,758 System and method for spatial noise suppression based on phase information
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for suppressing spatial noise based on phase information. The method...
US-8,913,757 Enhanced spatialization system with satellite device
A system enhances spatialization in which spatial information about sound sources at an originating location is represented in an audio signal. The system...
US-8,913,754 System for dynamic spectral correction of audio signals to compensate for ambient noise
The present invention features systems for adjusting audio signals by applying a gain to the signal in a spectrally varying manner to compensate for ambient...
US-8,913,752 Audio signal measurement method for speaker and electronic apparatus having the speaker
An audio signal measurement method for a speaker and an electronic apparatus having the speaker are provided. The electronic apparatus further has a processing...
US-8,913,737 Echo canceller and microphone apparatus
An echo canceller for executing adaptive processing for canceling an echo component mixed with an audio input signal includes a volume ratio learner configured...
US-8,913,634 Method and apparatus facilitating multi mode interfaces
A system comprises a pulse generator 615 configured to provide a control pulse a transmission gate 603 configured to interrupt a path between a communication...
US-8,913,104 Audio synchronization for two dimensional and three dimensional video signals
A method for processing audio/video signals. The method includes determining if the video signals are in two dimensional or three dimensional format. If the...
US-8,913,103 Method and apparatus for focus-of-attention control
Disclosed are methods for automatically generating commands to transform a video sequence based on information regarding speaking participants derived from the...
US-8,912,787 System and method to provide talking feature and interactive voice menu in phasing meters
A high voltage detection device comprises a probe comprising an electrode for sensing a high voltage electrical line. The electrode is connected in series with...
US-8,909,947 System and method for remote use of information handling system audio components
An information handling system plays audio provided from a portable audio device at an information handling system audio subsystem in operating and powered down...
US-8,909,828 Electronic device and audio output method
According to one embodiment, an electronic device including, a display, an audio output module, a transmission module, a first detection module, a second...
US-8,909,815 Devices and methods for multiple data streams over USB 2.0
Provided are devices and methods for transmitting two or more data streams through the same cable. An exemplary cable includes at least two sets of conductive...
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