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One example device includes a camera; a display device; a memory; and a processor in communication with the memory to receive audio signals from two or more...
Systems and methods for suppressing audio noise in a communication system
A method may include forming a plurality of beams to receive and spatially filter audible sounds from a first microphone and a second microphone. The plurality...
Bone conduction speaker unit
Problem is to provide a bone conduction speaker unit which is compact as a whole, and can be used, being simply and neatly mounted to a great variety of pieces...
Dual-frequency coaxial earphone
A dual-frequency coaxial earphone includes a dynamic transducer, a cover and a second transducer. The dynamic transducer includes a supporting structure and a...
System and method of improving voice quality in a wireless headset with
untethered earbuds of a mobile device
Method of improving voice quality using a wireless headset with untethered earbuds starts by receiving first acoustic signal from first microphone included in...
Apparatus and method for transporting optical channel data unit ODU
The present invention discloses an apparatus and a method for transporting an ODU service. The transport apparatus includes a first ODU service processing unit,...
Antenna for wireless underground communication
Systems and methods are disclosed for an underground antenna structure for radiating through a dissipative medium, the antenna structure. The antenna structure...
Method and system of providing a virtual community for participation in a
An approach is provided for establishing a virtual community for remotely participating in an event. A remote camera set is controlled by a user equipment to...
User commentary systems and methods
Systems and methods that facilitate user commentary are described. In some embodiments, a method receives program content from a content source and identifies...
Video character-based content targeting
Video character-based content targeting is described. In one or more embodiments, users make selections of characters in video content in conjunction with...
Method and system for controlling a controlled device with a remote
control device through a display device
A method and system for controlling a controlled device includes a display device and a remote control device generating a key code and communicating the first...
System and method for synching portable media player content with storage
A device is provided for use with a content provider that is operable to provide content, which includes a plurality of content components. The device includes...
Camera data access based on subscription status
In embodiments of camera data access based on subscription status, a camera device owned by a user captures and communicates video to a cloud-based service. The...
Initiating a unicast stream based on a triggering event associated with a
node receiving a multicast stream
Mechanisms for initiating a unicast video stream in response to a triggering event from a client node receiving a multicast video stream are disclosed. A...
Unification sublayer for multi-connection communication
Managing Internet Protocol (IP) flows to produce multi-connection communication is contemplated, such as but not necessarily limited to managing a single IP...
Electronic device for encoding a buffer parameter
An electronic device for sending a message is described. The electronic device includes a processor and instructions stored in memory that is in electronic...
Inter-layer prediction using sample-adaptive adjustments for bit depth
scalable video coding
An apparatus for coding video data according to certain aspects includes a memory unit and a processor in communication with the memory unit. The memory unit...
Wireless transmission of real-time media
A method, wireless communication device, and computer readable medium, are disclosed, for wireless transmission of real-time media from a source to a sink over...
Information processing system and method, information processing
apparatus, image-capturing device and method,...
A feature extracting unit obtains sensor data from a plurality of sensors to calculate each feature. When an event determining unit determines the occurrence of...
Systems and methods for detecting contaminants using laser beam path
A system for detecting a contaminant in a container is provided. The system includes a laser source configured to emit a laser beam into the container, an...
Method and system for remotely requesting recording at a user network
device for a user recording system
A method and system for recoding content includes a user network device, a user recording device, a partner service provider and a primary service provider...
Animated user identifiers
Implementations relate to providing animated user identifiers. In some implementations, a computer-executed method includes determining that a video call over a...
Facial gesture recognition and video analysis tool
Embodiments disclosed herein may be directed to a video communication server. In some embodiments, the video communication server includes: at least one memory...
Bitmap device identification in a wireless communication system
A method and apparatus for identifying devices using a bitmap are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprises: accessing a memory to obtain one or more...
Decoding interdependent frames of a video for display
A module may provide codec-independent services including determining frame display order, frame dependency sets, and queuing the dependency frames in advance...
System and method for video and secondary audio source synchronization
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media for video and secondary audio source synchronization. A system practicing the method...
Communication apparatus and communication system
A communication apparatus according to the present disclosure includes a communication control section and a sending control section. The communication control...
Communication device, imaging system, and server
A communication device includes: a first communication unit that performs at least communications of image data with a first external device in a first...
Intelligent ringer in smartphones
Various systems and methods for an intelligent ringer in smartphones are described herein. A system for implementing intelligent notifications includes a...
Conformity analysis system for analyzing conformity to restrictions on the
use of a wireless communication device
A wireless communication device displays an icon for an application and stores a data restriction for the application. The wireless communication device...
Providing an announcement for a multiparty communication session
Providing an announcement for a multiparty communication session involves establishing a communication session between at least two endpoints. A request to add...
Forecasting and scheduling campaigns involving sending outbound
communications that generate inbound communications
Various embodiments of the invention provide methods, systems, and computer program products for generating a roster template used in scheduling agent resources...
Networked contact center user interface approach
This document is directed to, among other things, communication systems involving networked contact center interfaces. One example method includes presenting a...
Pacing outbound communications that generate inbound communications
Various embodiments of the invention provide methods, systems, and computer program products for pacing outbound communications that generate inbound...
Contact center replay
Contact centers often record customer-agent communications for training, quality control, and other purposes. Supervisors often contribute to the communications...
Using graphical text analysis to facilitate communication between
customers and customer service representatives
Embodiments relate to facilitating communications between customers and customer service representatives. A method for facilitating communications between...
System, method and apparatus for classifying communications in a
The present invention provides a system, method and apparatus for automatically classifying voice communications, such as voice messages and phone calls in...
Communication apparatus for providing an indication about a missed call,
and method thereof
A communication apparatus for providing an indication about a missed telephone call. The apparatus includes receiving means for receiving an incoming call, a...
Electronic device and method for extracting incoming/outgoing information
and managing contacts
A method and electronic device for extracting incoming/outgoing information and managing contacts are provided. The method includes determining whether a...
Providing context information during voice communications between mobile
devices, such as providing visual media
A system and method for providing context information along with a voice call is disclosed. In some examples, a calling device receives context information from...
Methods and systems for determining a voice quality score for a mobile
An exemplary method includes a voice quality assessment system receiving, from a mobile telephone operating on a mobile network, a test record that includes...
Hacker-resistant denial of wireless device operation in restricted areas
A system for restricting operation of wireless devices, for example cell phones, comprises a controller and a plurality of sensors. The system restricts device...
System and method for gesture-based management
A system includes a first mobile device configured to initiate communication with at least one other mobile device. The first mobile device includes a status...
Contextual linking module with interactive intelligent agent for managing
communications with contacts and...
A system to optimize a user's messaging by having a mechanism to recommend that a user utilizes an alternative communication channel. The invention relates to...
Methods of responding to an orientation or motion of a portable electronic
device, and related devices
A method of responding to an orientation or motion of a portable electronic device may include receiving a plurality of commands at the portable electronic...
Cordless telephone equipment, cordless telephone system, and cordless
telephone communication method
Cordless telephone equipment includes a portable unit and a base unit. The base unit includes: a portable unit control section controlling a communication...
System and method of arbitrating audio source streamed by mobile
A system for attenuating vehicle audio for mobile application audible statements, the system comprising a vehicle computing system having one or more processors...
Playing local device information over a telephone connection
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for playing local device information over a telephone...
Wireless communication terminal
To achieve the above objectives, a wireless communication terminal of the present invention comprises: a case having a bent hole formed in one side thereof; an...
Automatic internet connection sharing among related devices
Internet connection may come through a single host computer and sent to appliance computers, as in a laptop or camera. This application intends to automatically...