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9036845 External input device for a hearing aid  
A system includes: an external input device having a housing accommodating at least two telecoils having different orientations with respect to the housing, and an orientation sensor configured...
9031270 Method, a listening device and a listening system for maximizing a better ear effect  
A method of processes audio signals picked up from a sound field by a microphone system of a listening device adapted for being worn at a particular one of the left or right ear of a user, the...
9031271 Method and a binaural listening system for maximizing a better ear effect  
The present invention relates to a listening device for a hearing impaired person. The present invention furthermore relates to a corresponding operating method of operating a listening device and...
9002045 Hearing aids with adaptive beamformer responsive to off-axis speech  
A hearing assistance system includes an adaptive directionality controller to control a target direction for sound reception. The adaptive directionality controller includes a beamformer, a speech...
8989413 Sound capture focus adjustment for hearing prosthesis  
A hearing prosthesis, the hearing prosthesis including a plurality of sound capture devices and a determinator configured to generate a parameter indicative of an orientation of the plurality of...
8958586 Sound environment classification by coordinated sensing using hearing assistance devices  
Techniques are disclosed for classifying a sound environment for hearing assistance devices using redundant estimates of an acoustical environment from two hearing assistance devices and accessory...
8958571 MIC covering detection in personal audio devices  
A personal audio device, such as a wireless telephone, includes noise canceling circuit that adaptively generates an anti-noise signal from a reference microphone signal and injects the anti-noise...
8953817 System and method for producing a directional output signal  
A system and method of producing a directional output signal is described including the steps of: detecting sounds at the left and rights sides of a person's head to produce left and right...
8948427 Hearing aid fitting procedure and processing based on subjective space representation  
A system for hearing assistance devices to assist hearing aid fitting applied to individual differences in hearing impairment. The system is also usable for assisting fitting and use of hearing...
8942382 Dynamic beamformer processing for acoustic echo cancellation in systems with high acoustic coupling  
Near-end equipment for a communication channel with far-end equipment. The near-end equipment includes at least one loudspeaker, at least two microphones, a beamformer, and an echo canceller. The...
8924204 Method and apparatus for wind noise detection and suppression using multiple microphones  
Unlike sound based pressure waves that go everywhere, air turbulence caused by wind is usually a fairly local event. Therefore, in a system that utilizes two or more spatially separated...
8917894 Method and device for acute sound detection and reproduction  
Earpieces and methods for acute sound detection and reproduction are provided. A method can include measuring an ambient sound level external to an ear canal at least partially occluded by the...
8909523 Method and acoustic signal processing system for interference and noise suppression in binaural microphone configurations  
A method determines a bias reduced noise and interference estimation in a binaural microphone configuration with a right and a left microphone signal at a time-frame with a target speaker active....
8897455 Microphone array subset selection for robust noise reduction  
A disclosed method selects a plurality of fewer than all of the channels of a multichannel signal, based on information relating to the direction of arrival of at least one frequency component of...
8891794 Methods and devices for creating and modifying sound profiles for audio reproduction devices  
Method and devices for processing audio signals based on sound profiles are provided. A reproduction device can request a sound profile based on user information, device information, media...
8885855 High directivity boundary microphone  
A high directivity boundary microphone (10) is disclosed, build up of a normal unidirectional microphone element (12) with cardioid-directivity behavior. The microphone element (12) is placed on a...
8867763 Method of focusing a hearing instrument beamformer  
A beamformer of a hearing instrument is focused by automatically adapting the beam width and/or beam direction. A spatial orientation and/or position of the head of the hearing instrument user is...
8824711 Efficient convex optimization for real-time robust beamforming with microphone arrays  
Disclosed herein, among other things, are methods and apparatus for improving speech intelligibility for speech-in-noise in audio processing and hearing assistance devices. The present subject...
8798992 Audio noise modification for event broadcasting  
An signal processing apparatus, system and software product for audio modification/substitution of a background noise generated during an event including, but not be limited to, substituting or...
8792659 Asymmetric adjustment  
A method of adjusting a signal processing parameter for a first hearing aid and a second hearing aid forming parts of a binaural hearing aid system to be worn by a user is provided. The binaural...
8781141 Modular connection assembly for a hearing assistance device  
The present subject matter relates to an improved connection assembly for hearing assistance devices. The improved connection assembly provides a connection system that is reliable,...
8781142 Selective acoustic enhancement of ambient sound  
Systems and methods enhancing auditory experience for a user are provided. The method comprises receiving ambient sound by way of one or more microphones positioned about a user; monitoring the...
8766765 Device, method and computer program product to assist visually impaired people in sensing voice direction  
A device, method and computer program product that provides tactile feedback to a visually impaired person to assist the visually impaired person in maintaining eye contact with another person...
8761421 Portable electronic device and computer-readable medium for remote hearing aid profile storage  
A portable electronic device includes a transceiver configurable to communicate with a hearing aid through a radio frequency (RF) communication channel and a memory configured to store a plurality...
8755546 Sound processing apparatus, sound processing method and hearing aid  
A sound processing apparatus, a sound processing method and a hearing aid efficiently emphasize the sound of an utterer regardless of the distance between microphones. The sound processing...
8744102 Hearing aid, and a method for control of adaptation rate in anti-feedback systems for hearing aids  
A hearing aid comprises at least one microphone (M) for converting input sound into an input signal, a subtraction node for subtracting a feedback cancellation signal from the input signal thereby...
8744101 System for controlling the primary lobe of a hearing instrument's directional sensitivity pattern  
Systems and method for computing in-situ estimates of the overall level and incoming direction of ambient acoustical energy by combining the output signals of at least one differential directional...
8737652 Method for operating a hearing device and hearing device with selectively adjusted signal weighing values  
A method for operating a hearing device and a hearing device are provided. Electrical acoustic signals are generated by the hearing device from a recorded ambient sound, the electrical signals...
8705781 Optimal spatial filtering in the presence of wind in a hearing prosthesis  
The present application discloses methods, systems, and hearing prostheses for reducing wind noise and/or thermal noise in an audio signal transmitted to the user of a hearing prosthesis. A method...
8682675 Sound monitoring system for sound field selection based on stored microphone data  
Monitoring accuracy degrades due to a noise where many sound sources exist other than those to be monitored. A sound monitoring system includes a microphone array having multiple microphones and a...
8681999 Entrainment avoidance with an auto regressive filter  
A method of signal processing an input signal in a hearing aid to avoid entrainment, the hearing aid including a receiver and a microphone, the method comprising using an adaptive filter to...
8682012 Signal processing method  
A signal processing method includes separating a mixed sound signal in which a plurality of excitations are mixed into the respective excitations, and performing speech detection on the plurality...
8682011 Method for switching a hearing device between two operating states and hearing device  
Switching a hearing device from a first operating state into a second operating state is to be configured in an acoustically-friendly fashion. A first output signal power of a first audio data...
8670583 Hearing aid system  
Disclosed is a hearing aid system capable of increasing the clearness of sound spoken by a speaker while reproducing the incoming direction of the sound spoken by the speaker without using an...
8666080 Method for processing a multi-channel audio signal for a binaural hearing apparatus and a corresponding hearing apparatus  
Wearers of hearing apparatuses and in particular of hearing device systems having two speakers are to be able to enjoy the experience of spatial multi-channel reproduction. Provision is...
8660055 Pseudo hub-and-spoke wireless audio network  
An apparatus induces a first wireless device to transmit audio-related data to both the apparatus and a second wireless device by providing the first wireless device with a false indication of the...
8654990 Multiple microphone based directional sound filter  
A system and method for use in filtering of an acoustic signal are provided for producing an output signal of attenuated amount of diffuse sound in accordance with predetermined parameters of...
8654998 Hearing aid apparatus  
A call other than a conversion partner call and various sounds are detected by input audio signals from plural microphones without deteriorating a voice recognition precision. A hearing aid...
8644533 Method and apparatus for hearing assistance device microphones  
One embodiment of the present subject matter includes an apparatus, including: a microphone to convert sound into a signal; and an electrically adjustable shutter including conductive polymer, the...
8644534 Recording medium  
A recording medium is provided that records a separating step of separating a mixed sound signal in which a plurality of excitations are mixed into the respective excitations, and a step of...
8638960 Hearing aid with improved localization  
A BTE hearing aid includes a BTE hearing aid housing, at least one BTE sound input transducer, a processor configured to generate a hearing loss compensated output signal, a sound signal...
8638961 Hearing aid algorithms  
The invention relates to a method of operating an audio processing device. The invention further relates to an audio processing device, to a software program and to a medium having instructions...
8630431 Beamforming in hearing aids  
A hearing aid system includes a first microphone and a second microphone for provision of electrical input signals, a beamformer for provision of a first audio signal based at least in part on the...
8625826 Apparatus and method for background noise estimation with a binaural hearing device supply  
An apparatus and a method for background noise estimation use a first and a second hearing device for binaural supply of a hearing impaired person. In each case the hearing devices have a first...
8600086 Method for controlling the directionality of the sound receiving characteristic of a hearing aid and a signal processing apparatus  
A signal processing apparatus (100) for a hearing aid with a controllable directional characteristic is provided which comprises a directional controller (10) receiving first and second microphone...
8588441 Method for adaptively matching microphones of a hearing system as well as a hearing system  
A method and a hearing system for adaptively matching microphones (3, 4) of a hearing system. The method comprising the steps of determining a true direction towards a sound source, determining an...
8588444 Method and hearing device for feedback recognition and suppression with a directional microphone  
A method operates a hearing device having at least two omnidirectional microphones emitting microphone signals and a detection unit for defining acoustic feedback. The method includes connecting a...
8582782 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...
8582789 Hearing enhancement systems  
A hearing enhancement system that enhances a user's hearing is disclosed. For example, the system can include an interface unit that has a directional speaker and a microphone. The microphone...
8577686 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 information from a received audio signal...

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