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9042562 Audio controlling apparatus, audio correction apparatus, and audio correction method  
According to one embodiment, an audio controlling apparatus includes a first receiver configured to receive audio signal, a second receiver configured to receive environmental sound, a temporary...
9036833 External ear canal voice detection  
Ear-level full duplex audio communication systems each include one or two ear attachment devices, such as in-the-ear (ITE) or behind-the-ear (BTE) devices, that wirelessly communicates to a remote...
8984626 Multifunction multimedia device  
A method for interpreting messages, user-defined alert conditions, voice commands and performing an action in response is described. A method for annotating media content is described. A method...
8964509 Remote communication and control of acoustic detectors  
A method of controlling a function of an acoustic detector includes storing a reference power spectrum of a reference acoustic signal, the reference power spectrum being associated with a mode of...
8953812 Voice signals improvements in compressed wireless communications systems  
Improvements in voice signals transmitted within communication systems are obtained by use of adaptive filters, front and rear microphones, noise cancelling systems and other means and methods....
8949129 Neural translator  
A method and apparatus are provided for processing a set of communicated signals associated with a set of muscles, such as the muscles near the larynx of the person, or any other muscles the...
8918141 Method and device for audio recording  
An earpiece (100) is provided. The earpiece can include an Ambient Sound Microphone (111) configured to capture ambient sound, an Ear Canal Microphone (123) configured to capture internal sound in...
8897457 Method and device for acoustic management control of multiple microphones  
An earpiece (100) and a method (640) for acoustic management of multiple microphones is provided. The method can include capturing an ambient acoustic signal from an Ambient Sound Microphone (ASM)...
8879762 Method and apparatus to evaluate quality of audio signal  
A method and apparatus to evaluate a quality of an audio signal, in which the number of effective channels is determined for each of a reference signal of a current frame and a test signal...
8879751 Gaming headset with programmable audio paths  
A headset having game, chat and microphone audio signals is provided with a programmable signal processor for individually modifying the audio signals and a memory configured to store a plurality...
8798286 System and method of providing audio content  
A method includes receiving input from a remote control device at a set-top box device. The input identifies media content that includes audio content and video content. The input also indicates...
8762843 System and method for modifying media content playback based on limited input  
A method for navigating among tracks uses limited input commands. A plurality of tracks is associated with a currently playing queue. One of the tracks in the queue is identified for a current...
8738367 Speech signal processing device  
A speech signal processing device is equipped with a power acquisition unit, a probability distribution acquisition unit, and a correspondence degree determination unit. The power acquisition unit...
8731609 Extendable voice commands  
A mobile device, such as a cellular telephone includes a voice interface that includes one part that may not be specific to a particular carrier, and a second part that provides an interface to...
8712771 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, telephones, and methods, and more...
8706502 Electronic equipment and television receiver utilizing multimodal multifunction voice commands  
Disclosed an is an electronic equipment including: a command information storage section to store command pieces for controlling the electronic equipment each associated with a plurality of...
8655651 Method, computer, computer program and computer program product for speech quality estimation  
The invention relates to a method, computer, computer program and computer program product for speech quality estimation. The method comprises the steps of: determining a coding distortion...
8649533 Emotive advisory system acoustic environment  
An emotive advisory system for use by one or more occupants of an automotive vehicle includes a directional speaker array, and a computer. The computer is configured to determine an audio...
8625819 Method and device for voice operated control  
Methods and devices for voice operated control are provided. The method can include measuring an ambient sound received from at least one Ambient Sound Microphone, measuring an internal sound...
8611560 Method and device for voice operated control  
Methods and devices for voice operated control are provided. The method can include measuring an ambient sound received from at least one Ambient Sound Microphone, measuring an internal sound...
8548534 Wireless headset switching system  
A wireless headset system including a switching unit having a detection circuit coupled to a wireless adapter. The detection circuit provides a first output signal to the wireless adapter upon...
8531414 Bump suppression  
Apparatus and methods for reducing misinterpretation of gesture-based input to portable electronic devices are described.
8521529 Method for segmenting audio signals  
An input signal is converted to a feature-space representation. The feature-space representation is projected onto a discriminant subspace using a linear discriminant analysis transform to enhance...
8498426 Headphone system for computer gaming  
A gaming unit and producing a game-audio output of a varying volume level and a chat-voice output is connected to headphones adapted to be worn by a player of the unit and connected to the gaming...
8498425 Wearable headset with self-contained vocal feedback and vocal command  
A headset includes a wearable body, first and second earphones extending from the wearable body, controls for controlling an external communication/multimedia device wirelessly, a microphone for...
8484029 Device and method for booting handheld apparatus by sound detection  
A device for booting a handheld apparatus by sound detection includes a base, a power-on device, a trigger switch, and an acoustic sensor. Upon the handheld apparatus being placed at the base to...
8467545 Noise reduction systems and methods for voice applications  
Various embodiments reduce noise within a particular environment, while isolating and capturing speech in a manner that allows operation within an otherwise noisy environment. In one embodiment,...
8438021 Signal classifying method and apparatus  
A signal classifying method and apparatus are disclosed. The signal classifying method includes: obtaining a spectrum fluctuation parameter of a current signal frame determined as a foreground...
8431957 Audio dosage control  
A method for controlling consumer exposure to audio dosage for a composite audio signal, the method comprising: sampling the composite audio signal; transforming the sampled audio signal, using a...
8422696 Apparatus and method for removing noise  
Disclosed is a method of efficiently removing noise. The method includes: deciding a noise section by attenuating characteristics of a voice in a voice signal mixed with noise; determining the...
8391513 Stream synthesizing device, decoding unit and method  
To provide an enhanced true-to-life atmosphere enjoyed in multipoint connecting, and reduce a calculation load at a multipoint connection unit, as well. A stream synthesizing device includes an...
8351999 Wireless headset switching system  
A wireless headset system including a switching unit having a detection circuit coupled to a wireless adapter. The detection circuit provides a first output signal to the wireless adapter upon...
8350683 Voice acquisition system for a vehicle  
A voice acquisition system for a vehicle includes an interior rearview mirror assembly attached at an inner portion of the windshield of a vehicle equipped with the interior rearview mirror...
8315412 Method and apparatus to facilitate use of background noise when providing secure access to equipment  
A user interface device provides secure access to equipment. An audio reception device is adapted to receive an audio input comprising background noise and to receive an audio user code from a...
8311233 Position sensing using loudspeakers as microphones  
A multi-channel audio system having multiple loudspeakers is used to obtain information on the location of one or more independent noise sources within an area covered by the loudspeakers. Within...
8265298 Loudspeaker system  
A hands-free loudspeaker system which is capable of achieving high-quality voice amplification without requiring a human speaker to move to a microphone or a microphone to be moved to a human...
8243977 Media player system, media player, and earphone  
An exemplary media player system includes a media player and an earphone. The earphone includes a first earpiece, a second earpiece, a primary volume control unit, and a secondary volume control...
8217251 Interactive display  
An interactive assembly for displaying a sequence of words from a text comprising: a processor; at least one memory operatively connected to the processor; at least one speech recognizer...
8208646 Audio filtration for content processing systems and methods  
In one of many possible embodiments, a method includes providing an audio output signal to an output device for broadcast to a user, receiving audio input, the audio input including user voice...
8195451 Apparatus and method for detecting speech and music portions of an audio signal  
In an information detecting apparatus (1), a speech kind discrimination unit (11) discriminates and classifies an audio signal at an information source into kind (category) such as music or...
8189814 Multiplayer participation type gaming system having walls for limiting dialogue voices outputted from gaming machine  
A multiplayer participation type gaming system, comprising: a plurality of gaming machines arranged on a predetermined play area; and a sound insulating wall disposed between adjacent gaming...
8130595 Control device for electronic appliance and control method of the electronic appliance  
An electronic appliance includes a microphone which detects a clapping sound, an edge signal extractor, an edge pulse generator and a judgment processing circuit. The judgment processing circuit...
8116463 Method and apparatus for detecting audio signals  
A method and an apparatus for detecting audio signals are disclosed. The input audio signal is inspected to check whether it is a foreground frame or a background frame; the detected background...
8103016 Network system and audio signal processor  
An audio network system that performs transport of audio signals among nodes by cascading a plurality of nodes each including two sets of transmission I/Fs and reception I/Fs, and circulating...
8095372 Digital process and arrangement for authenticating a user of a database  
Digital process for authentication of a user of a database for access to protected data or a service reserved for a defined circle of users or for the use of data currently entered by the user,...
8094838 Voice command of audio emitting device  
A method of extracting a voice command produced in an enclosed or partially enclosed environment, includes providing an impulse response signal of the enclosed or partially enclosed environment;...
8081778 VOX circuit with 2-wire interfaces  
A VOX interface is provided that interfaces with at least two communication paths to two separate devices. One communication path may be to a first electronic device, such as a central monitoring...
8068619 Method and apparatus for noise suppression in a small array microphone system  
A small array microphone system includes an array microphone having a plurality of microphones and operative to provide a plurality of received signals, each microphone providing one received...
8059828 Audio privacy method and system  
Provided is a method and system for audio privacy that includes receiving a first sound signal at a microphone proximal to a user's ear, generating a second sound signal based on the first sound...
8059835 Impulsive communication activated computer control device and method  
An impulsive communication activated device for connection to a computer input port for controlling a computer, is disclosed. The disclosed device includes an output connector for communicating...

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