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US20140236586 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COMMUNICATING MESSAGES AMONGST A NODE, DEVICE AND A USER OF A DEVICE  
An method and apparatus that modifies static media, such as music files being played to a user of the device, upon the generation or receipt of an alert, notification or message, so that...
US20120084081 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PERFORMING SPEECH ANALYTICS  
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for performing trend analysis of speech. A system practicing the method receives a speech trend analysis...
US20120296642 METHOD AND APPRATUS FOR TEMPORAL SPEECH SCORING  
A method and apparatus for speech analysis, comprising detecting an at least one temporal characteristic of an at least one speech of an at least one speaker, and deducing an at least one...
US20110153313 Method And Apparatus For The Detection Of Impulsive Noise In Transmitted Speech Signals For Use In Speech Quality Assessment  
A method and apparatus for performing speech quality assessment in a speech communication system (such as, for example, a VoIP communication system) which detects and measures the presence of...
US20140088957 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING PACKET LOSS OR FRAME ERASURE CONCEALMENT  
A method for performing packet loss or Frame Erasure Concealment (FEC) for a speech coder receives encoded frames of compressed speech information transmitted from an encoder. The method...
US20090182557 SOUND/VOICE PROCESSING APPARATUS, SOUND/VOICE PROCESSING METHOD, AND SOUND/VOICE PROCESSING PROGRAM  
If a delay occurs in execution of sound/voice processing application software, and, as a result, MIC data is stored in a plurality of buffers, then a CPU identifies, based on a buffer list, a...
US20110153319 Method and Apparatus to Prepare Listener-Interest-Filtered Works  
An embodiment of the present invention is a method of storing a speed contour for use in playback of at least a portion of an audio or audio-visual work including: (a) generating one or more speed...
US20150207479 DYNAMIC RANGE CONTROL WITH LARGE LOOK-AHEAD  
A system and method applying Dynamic Range Control/Compression (DRC) to an audio signal. The dynamic range controller presented here differs from conventional DRC techniques by providing a much...
US20120158403 VOICE REPRODUCTION APPARATUS AND VOICE REPRODUCTION METHOD  
A voice reproduction apparatus includes an ambient sound analysis unit to analyze a characteristic of an ambient sound, a characteristic analysis unit to analyze an acoustic characteristic of a...
US20080221877 User interactive apparatus and method, and computer program product  
A response storage unit stores a response, a watching degree relative to a display unit, and an output form of the response to a speaker and the display unit. An extracting unit extracts a request...
US20150154973 ACTIVATING FUNCTIONS IN PROCESSING DEVICES USING ENCODED AUDIO AND DETECTING AUDIO SIGNATURES  
Methods and apparatus for performing an action on a device based on audio are disclosed. An example method includes determining at a first device whether the audio includes a monitoring code...
US20120265524 Method And Apparatus Of Visual Feedback For Latency In Communication Media  
A method and apparatus are provided for visualizing the latency in a conversation between a local speaker and at least one remote speaker separated from the local speaker by a communication...
US20130297299 Sparse Auditory Reproducing Kernel (SPARK) Features for Noise-Robust Speech and Speaker Recognition  
The speech feature extraction algorithm is based on a hierarchical combination of auditory similarity and pooling functions. Computationally efficient features referred to as “Sparse Auditory...
US20120143600 Speech Synthesis information Editing Apparatus  
In a speech synthesis information editing apparatus, a phoneme storage unit stores phoneme information that designates a duration of each phoneme of speech to be synthesized. A feature storage...
US20100248786 Mechanism for Providing User Guidance and Latency Concealment for Automatic Speech Recognition Systems  
Audio input to a user device is captured in a buffer and played back to the user while being sent to and recognized by an automatic speech recognition (ASR) system. Overlapping the playback with...
US20110218802 Continuous Speech Recognition  
A computerized method for continuous speech recognition using a speech recognition engine and a phoneme model. The computerized method inputs a speech signal into the speech recognition engine....
US20130124200 Noise-Robust Template Matching  
Noise robust template matching may be performed. First features of a first signal may be computed. Based at least on a portion of the first features, second features of a second signal may be...
US20130066626 SPEECH ENHANCEMENT METHOD  
A speech enhancement method is disclosed. The method includes the steps of: receiving a plurality of frames of sound signals by a microphone array; calculating an inter-aural time difference for...
US20090006084 LOW-COMPLEXITY FRAME ERASURE CONCEALMENT  
A system is described that performs frame erasure concealment (FEC) to generate frames of an output speech signal corresponding to erased frames of encoded bit-stream in a manner that conceals the...
US20080281584 FAST ACOUSTIC CANCELLATION  
A speech enhancement system improves the perceptual quality of an aural signal. A receiver detects and receives an unvoiced signal, a fully voiced signal, or a mixed voice remote signal. A...
US20100023321 Voice processing apparatus and method  
Character extraction section extracts character amounts, pertaining to a prosody of voice, from a voice signal sequentially in a time-serial manner. Difference value calculation calculates a...
US20110208517 TIME-WARPING OF AUDIO SIGNALS FOR PACKET LOSS CONCEALMENT  
Packet loss concealment (PLC) systems and methods are described that use time-warping to merge a concealment signal generated to replace one or more bad frames of an audio signal with a received...
US20090287479 SOUND FRAME LENGTH ADAPTATION  
A method of producing time domain sound data (B) from sound parameters (A), the method comprising the steps of: forming first frames, each first frame containing sound parameters representing...
US20110172994 PROCESSING OF VOICE INPUTS  
This is directed to processing voice inputs received by an electronic device while prompts are provided. In particular, this is directed to providing a sequence of prompts to a user (e.g., voice...
US20050149322 Fidelity-optimized variable frame length encoding  
Polyphonic signals are used to create a main signal, typically a mono signal, and a side signal. A number of encoding schemes for the side signal are provided. Each encoding scheme is...
US20090070104 ACOUSTIC COMMUNICATION SYSTEM  
A number of encoders for encoding a data signal within an audio signal are provided. In some of the encoders, the audio signal is separated into a tonal part, and a residual part, and the data...
US20140095154 VOICE TRANSMITTING DEVICE, VOICE TRANSMITTING METHOD, VOICE RECEIVING DEVICE, AND VOICE RECEIVING METHOD  
There is provided a voice transmitting device, including a band limiting unit that performs band limitation on an input time-series signal, a coding unit that encodes a time-series signal output...
US20120158402 System And Method For Adjusting Floor Controls Based On Conversational Characteristics Of Participants  
A system and method for automatically adjusting floor controls based on conversational characteristics is provided. Audio streams are received, which each originate from an audio source. Floor...
US20140244245 METHOD FOR SOUNDPROOFING AN AUDIO SIGNAL BY AN ALGORITHM WITH A VARIABLE SPECTRAL GAIN AND A DYNAMICALLY MODULATABLE HARDNESS  
The method comprises, in the frequency domain: estimating (18), for each frequency band of the spectrum (Y(k,l)) of each current time frame (y(k)), a speech presence probability in the signal...
US20090157396 Voice data signal recording and retrieving  
Embodiments related to recording and retrieving of voice data signals are described and depicted.
US20080177534 Assessing gateway quality using audio systems  
Described is automatically testing the quality of an audio channel between a caller and a callee that includes a device under test, such as a VoIP or other gateway. An analyzer receives timestamps...
US20100145687 REMOVING NOISE FROM SPEECH  
Method for removing noise from a digital speech waveform, including receiving the digital speech waveform having the noise contained therein, segmenting the digital speech waveform into one or...
US20100145691 GLOBAL BOUNDARY-CENTRIC FEATURE EXTRACTION AND ASSOCIATED DISCONTINUITY METRICS  
Portions from time-domain speech segments are extracted. Feature vectors that represent the portions in a vector space are created. The feature vectors incorporate phase information of the...
US20130253921 Method and Apparatus to Prepare Listener-Interest-Filtered Works  
An embodiment of the present invention is a method of presenting at least a portion of an audio or audio-visual work including: (a) retrieving an average speed contour or a democratic speed...
US20070106503 Method and apparatus for extracting pitch information from audio signal using morphology  
A function of improving accuracy of the extraction of pitch information in an audio signal including voice and sound signals is implemented. To do this, a morphological operation is used. In...
US20070010998 Dynamic generative process modeling, tracking and analyzing  
A method tracks and analyzes dynamically a generative process that generates multivariate time series data. In one application, the method is used to detect boundaries in broadcast programs, for...
US20120179460 CREATION AND USE OF TEST CASES FOR AUTOMATED TESTING OF MEDIA-BASED APPLICATIONS  
A method for testing an automated interactive media system. The method can include establishing a communication session with the automated interactive media system. In response to receiving...
US20080208573 Speech Signal Coding  
The present invention relates to methods and apparatuses for speech signal encoding and decoding. In accordance with the invention, a discrete time speech signal is encoded by identifying a speech...
US20110112830 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR LOW OVERHEAD VOICE AUTHENTICATION  
A system and method are provided to authenticate a voice in a frequency domain. A voice in the time domain is transformed to a signal in the frequency domain. The first harmonic is set to a...
US20110099007 NOISE ESTIMATION USING AN ADAPTIVE SMOOTHING FACTOR BASED ON A TEAGER ENERGY RATIO IN A MULTI-CHANNEL NOISE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM  
Techniques are described herein that provide multi-channel noise suppression based on a Teager energy ratio. A Teager energy ratio is a ratio of an average Teager energy operator (TEO) energy of a...
US20080077400 Speech-duration detector and computer program product therefor  
A speech-duration detector includes a starting-end detecting unit that detects a starting end of a first duration where the characteristic exceeds a threshold value as a starting end of a...
US20050192796 Audio codec system and audio signal encoding method using the same  
An audio codec system and an encoding method using the same are provided. According to the method, encoding and decoding processes are repeatedly performed so as to determine optimized coding...
US20070225973 Collective Audio Chunk Processing for Streaming Translated Multi-Speaker Conversations  
A system, method, and software-encoded computer readable medium which receives an electronic streaming information resource, such as a multi-party audio conversation, determines demarcations...
US20070005350 Sound signal processing method and apparatus  
A sound signal processing method includes calculating a difference between every few ones of input multiple channel sound signals to obtain a plurality of characteristic quantities each indicating...
US20090326934 AUDIO DECODING DEVICE, AUDIO DECODING METHOD, PROGRAM, AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT  
An audio decoding device of the present invention includes: a decoding unit decoding a stream to a spectrum coefficient, and outputting stream information when a frame included in the stream...
US20140229167 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR SLOWING A DIGITAL AUDIO SIGNAL  
A method for slowing a digital audio signal from the transmitter in order to transmit a slowed-down digital audio signal to a receiver, comprises the conversion of the digital audio signal...
US20110301945 SPEECH SIGNAL PROCESSING SYSTEM, SPEECH SIGNAL PROCESSING METHOD AND SPEECH SIGNAL PROCESSING PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR OUTPUTTING SPEECH FEATURE  
A speech signal processing system which outputs a speech feature, divides an input speech signal into frames so that each pair of consecutive frames have a frame shift length equal to at least one...
US20140122060 HYBRID COMPRESSION OF TEXT-TO-SPEECH VOICE DATA  
Recorded or synthesized speech segments of text-to-speech (TTS) systems may be compressed though the use of both time domain compression and perceptual compression techniques. The twice-compressed...
US20080027718 SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND APPARATUS FOR GAIN FACTOR LIMITING  
The range of disclosed configurations includes methods in which subbands of a speech signal are separately encoded, with the excitation of a first subband being derived from a second subband. Gain...
US20070168188 Time-scale modification method for digital audio signal and digital audio/video signal, and variable speed reproducing method of digital television signal by using the same method  
Problem: A method capable of ensuring a synchronization between an audio signal and a video signal both of which are modified in time-scale is needed. Solution: When analysis shift Sa=Ss/α, where...

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