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US-8,717,971 Systems, methods and apparatus for transmitting data over a voice channel of a wireless telephone network using...
The various embodiments described herein generally provide apparatus, systems and methods which facilitate the transmission of data between a client device and...
US-8,717,499 Audio video offset detector
Systems and methods of measuring a temporal offset between audio content and video content that employ audio fingerprints from an audio signal in the audio...
US-8,717,152 Sound to haptic effect conversion system using waveform
A haptic conversion system is provided that intercepts frames of audio data, such as a digital audio signal, converts the frames into a haptic signal, and plays...
US-8,717,149 Remote-control device with directional audio system
A method of directing an audio signal to an intended user by a remote-control device coupled to an audio/video device is described. The remote-control device...
US-8,716,586 Process and device for synthesis of an audio signal according to the playing of an instrumentalist that is...
Process for synthesis of a synthesized audio signal, in which at least one audio signal of contact is produced for each excitation contact of a sequence of...
US-8,716,585 Customizable electronic musical instrument and user interface
A customizable electronic musical instrument comprising a mounting frame for securing a plurality of user-installable electronic musical modules of various...
US-8,715,152 Optical electro-mechanical hearing devices with separate power and signal components
A device to transmit an audio signal comprises at least one light source configured to transmit the audio signal with at least one wavelength of light. At least...
US-8,714,441 Systems and apparatus for expressing multimedia presentations corresponding to print media
A media asset system and method is provided comprising a handheld reader having a sensor enabled to detect a discrete coded zone within a visual image, with the...
US-8,713,613 Data distribution unit for vehicle entertainment system
A data distribution unit for a vehicle includes a wireless receiver configured to receive coded data wirelessly via a cellular network, a signal processor...
US-8,713,593 Detection system and method for mobile device application
A system and method for detecting a non-visual code using an application on a mobile device, where the application is capable of associating the non-visual code...
US-8,713,425 Audio/video program-related hyperlink printer
A system is disclosed for hyperlinking to hyperlinked content corresponding to program material wherein the hyperlinking prints only pre-defined printable...
US-8,713,126 Information-provision control method, information reproduction system, information-provision apparatus,...
When the information-provision apparatus is providing an audio signal to the specific information reproduction apparatus, the user enters an operation input to...
US-8,712,785 Method and system for reduction of quantization-induced block-discontinuities and general purpose audio codec
A method and system for reduction of quantization-induced block-discontinuities arising from lossy compression and decompression of continuous signals,...
US-8,712,784 Encoding method and encoding device, decoding method and decoding device and transcoding method and transcoder...
A method of encoding a multi-object audio signal and an encoding apparatus, a decoding method and a decoding apparatus, and a transcoding method and a...
US-8,712,782 Method and apparatus to determine encoding mode of audio signal and method and apparatus to encode and/or...
A method and apparatus to determine an encoding mode of an audio signal, and a method and apparatus to encode an audio signal according to the encoding mode. In...
US-8,712,781 System and method for customized prompting
A method for providing an audible prompt to a user within a vehicle. The method includes retrieving one or more data files from a memory device. The data files...
US-8,712,771 Automated difference recognition between speaking sounds and music
The present invention relates to means and methods of automated difference recognition between speech and music signals in voice communication systems, devices,...
US-8,712,562 Audio and music data transmission medium and transmission protocol
A transmission medium and protocol is provided for bi-directional communication between an audio system and a peripheral device. The transmission medium...
US-8,712,365 System for the secure management of digitally controlled locks, operating by means of crypto acoustic credentials
The invention relates to a system that makes use of a mobile telephone (22) to which a user authorized to open a lock (28) has access. According to the...
US-8,712,362 Method and system of extending battery life of a wireless microphone unit
A method of extending battery life of a wireless microphone unit includes muting the wireless microphone unit responsive to a mute signal from a base station...
US-8,712,354 Radio transmitter and radio receiver with channel condition assessment
FM radio transmitter is being widely used in portable devices as a convenient way to output audio contents to ubiquitously available FM radio receivers in cars...
US-8,712,221 Video recording and playing apparatus and its control method
A video recording and playing apparatus for recording and playing a broadcast program. The apparatus comprises a recording unit to record broadcast programs on...
US-8,712,077 Methods and apparatus for processing audio signals
Various methods and apparatus for processing audio signals are disclosed herein. The assembly may be attached, adhered, or otherwise embedded into or upon a...
US-8,712,076 Post-processing including median filtering of noise suppression gains
A method of post-processing raw banded gains for applying to an audio signal, an apparatus to generate banded post-processed gains, and a tangible...
US-8,712,075 Spatially pre-processed target-to-jammer ratio weighted filter and method thereof
The present invention provides a spatially pre-processed target-to-jammer ratio weighted filter and a method thereof, which uses two microphones to receive...
US-8,712,072 Multi-wired antenna for mobile apparatus
The present invention is directed to mobile devices. More specifically, embodiments of the present invention provide one or more antennas embedded into headsets...
US-8,712,069 Selection of system parameters based on non-acoustic sensor information
An audio processing system processes an audio signal that may come from one or more microphones. The audio processing system may use information from one or...
US-8,712,067 System and method of improving audio signals for the hearing impaired
A system and method for using an audiogram and audio filters to provide improved audio characteristics for hearing impaired listeners by equalizing the received...
US-8,712,066 Audio signal clip detection
Methods and apparatus for audio signal clip detection are disclosed. The clip detectors may receive audio signals, from which peak reference signals, indicative...
US-8,712,064 Signal processing device, signal processing method and program
There is provided a signal processing device including: an audio signal acquisition portion that acquires audio signals; an external signal acquisition portion...
US-8,712,063 Synchronization of sound generated in binaural hearing system
The binaural hearing system comprises a first hearing device and a second hearing device, each comprising an output transducer for converting audio signals into...
US-8,712,062 Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding noise signal
Provided is a method and apparatus for encoding/decoding an audio signal. Sections which are not used to output noise components near important spectral...
US-8,712,061 Phase-amplitude 3-D stereo encoder and decoder
A two-channel phase-amplitude stereo encoding and decoding scheme enabling flexible and spatially accurate interactive 3-D audio reproduction via standard...
US-8,712,060 Method and an apparatus for processing an audio signal
A method and apparatus for processing an audio signal is disclosed. Herein, the method includes receiving a downmix information having at least two independent...
US-8,712,058 Apparatus and method for encoding/decoding signal
An encoding method and apparatus and a decoding method and apparatus are provided. The decoding method includes extracting an arbitrary down-mix signal and...
US-8,712,043 Secure provisioning of a portable device using a representation of a key
A portable device initially accesses a secure server and requests a certificate. The secure server generates a random key and encodes the generated key to...
US-8,712,018 Testing apparatus and testing method for telephone apparatus
A testing apparatus and a testing method for a telephone apparatus are disclosed. The testing apparatus includes an audio generator, an audio signal processor,...
US-8,711,837 Methods, apparatus, and systems for facilitating control communications between disparate devices
An access node for facilitating communications between disparate devices is disclosed. The access node includes an access communication device (ACD) interface...
US-8,711,736 Audio processing in a multi-participant conference
A first computing device distributes audio signals to several computing devices of participants in a communication session. In some embodiments, the first...
US-8,711,283 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-8,711,282 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-8,711,281 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-8,710,922 Method and apparatus for filter-less class D audio amplifier EMI reduction
An audio system includes a speaker and a class D amplifier with a class-D PWM (pulse width modulation) modulator configured for generating first and second PWM...
US-8,708,575 Active optical connector using audio port
An active optical connector using an audio port includes a plug insertable into a jack having an optical transceiver module. A conductor is mounted on the plug....
US-8,707,785 On-board ultrasonic frequency spectrum and image generation
A portable apparatus for determining testing the condition of a machine or device using ultrasonic signals with an array of ultrasonic sensors for receiving an...
US-8,707,373 Method and system for providing digital video distribution
An approach is provided for distributing multi-media information from a satellite broadcast system. A hub receives a signal from the satellite broadcast system,...
US-8,707,362 Data broadcast receiver and method for gathering data broadcasting application
A data broadcast receiver includes a broadcast signal receiving unit receiving broadcast signals corresponding to a selected channel, a signal separating unit...
US-8,706,508 Audio decoding apparatus and audio decoding method performing weighted addition on signals
An audio decoding apparatus and method are provided. The audio decoding apparatus includes a spectrum converting part configured to divide the first frequency...
US-8,706,507 Arbitrary shaping of temporal noise envelope without side-information utilizing unchanged quantization
In a first aspect, arbitrary shaping of the temporal envelope of noise is provided in spectral domain coding systems without the need of side-information. In...
US-8,706,496 Audio signal transforming by utilizing a computational cost function
A sequence is received of time domain digital audio samples representing sound (e.g., a sound generated by a human voice or a musical instrument). The time...
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