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9037457 Audio codec supporting time-domain and frequency-domain coding modes  
An audio codec supporting both, time-domain and frequency-domain coding modes, having low-delay and an increased coding efficiency in terms of iterate/distortion ratio, is obtained by configuring...
9035804 Data mining in a digital map database to identify intersections located at hill bottoms and enabling precautionary actions in a vehicle  
Disclosed is a feature for a vehicle that enables taking precautionary actions in response to conditions on the road network around or ahead of the vehicle, in particular, an intersection located...
9031835 Methods and arrangements for loudness and sharpness compensation in audio codecs  
In a method of improving perceived loudness and sharpness of a reconstructed speech signal delimited by a predetermined bandwidth, performing the steps of providing (S10) the speech signal, and...
9031838 Method and apparatus for voice clarity and speech intelligibility detection and correction  
Systems, methods and apparatus are described herein for continuously measuring voice clarity and speech intelligibility by evaluating a plurality of telecommunications channels in real time. Voice...
9031837 Speech quality evaluation system and storage medium readable by computer therefor  
In prediction of a speech quality evaluation score such as a phone speech, even when a background noise exists, a subjective opinion score is predicted with high precision. A speech quality...
9031961 User device with access behavior tracking and favorite passage identifying functionality  
A user device presents passages of an electronic publication. The user device tracks a user's access behavior for the passages of the electronic publication. The user device identifies the user's...
9025780 Method and system for determining a perceived quality of an audio system  
The invention relates to a method for determining a quality indicator representing a perceived quality of an output signal of an audio device with respect to a reference signal. Such audio device...
9015039 Adaptive encoding pitch lag for voiced speech  
System and method embodiments for dual modes pitch coding are provided. The system and method embodiments are configured to adaptively code pitch lags of a voiced speech signal using one of two...
9014246 Multimode multicarrier modem system and method of communication over the same  
An alternative approach to coping with the ever increasing demand for faster communications hardware is to design modems that are capable of operating its speeds at a higher data rate than a speed...
9009032 Method and system for performing sample rate conversion  
A method and system for performing sample rate conversion is provided. The method may include configuring a system to convert a sample rate of a first audio channel of a plurality of audio...
9009033 Real-time voice recognition on a handheld device  
A method and apparatus for implementation of real-time speech recognition using a handheld computing apparatus are provided. The handheld computing apparatus receives an audio signal, such as a...
9002708 Speech recognition system and method based on word-level candidate generation  
A speech recognition system and method based on word-level candidate generation are provided. The speech recognition system may include a speech recognition result verifying unit to verify a word...
8996388 Method and an apparatus for processing an audio signal  
An apparatus for processing an audio signal and method thereof are disclosed. The present invention includes receiving, by an audio processing apparatus, an audio signal including a first data of...
8996363 Apparatus and method for determining a plurality of local center of gravity frequencies of a spectrum of an audio signal  
An apparatus for determining a plurality of local center-of-gravity frequencies of a spectrum of an audio signal includes an offset determiner, a frequency determiner and an iteration controller....
8996389 Artifact reduction in time compression  
Various techniques are disclosed for reducing artifacts generated by time compression. by adapting the time compression based on the state of the received audio. The amount of time compression may...
8990081 Method of analysing an audio signal  
A method of analyzing an audio signal is disclosed. A digital representation of an audio signal is received and a first output function is generated based on a response of a physiological model to...
8990073 Method and device for sound activity detection and sound signal classification  
A device and method for estimating a tonal stability of a sound signal include: calculating a current residual spectrum of the sound signal; detecting peaks in the current residual spectrum;...
8990074 Noise-robust speech coding mode classification  
A method of noise-robust speech classification is disclosed. Classification parameters are input to a speech classifier from external components. Internal classification parameters are generated...
8990095 Method and an apparatus for processing an audio signal  
An apparatus for processing an audio signal and method thereof are disclosed. The present invention includes receiving, by an audio processing apparatus, an audio signal including a first data of...
8983832 Systems and methods for identifying speech sound features  
Systems and methods for detecting features in spoken speech and processing speech sounds based on the features are provided. One or more features may be identified in a speech sound. The speech...
8977248 Methods and systems for managing telecommunications and for translating voice messages to text messages  
Systems and methods that can be utilized to convert a voice communication received over a telecommunication network to text are described. In an illustrative embodiment, a call processing system...
8977557 Method, medium, and apparatus encoding and/or decoding multichannel audio signals  
A method, medium, and apparatus encoding and/or decoding a multichannel audio signal. The method includes detecting the type of spatial extension data included in an encoding result of an audio...
8977543 Apparatus for quantizing linear predictive coding coefficients, sound encoding apparatus, apparatus for de-quantizing linear predictive coding coefficients, sound decoding apparatus, and electronic device therefore  
A quantizing apparatus is provided that includes a quantization path determiner that determines a path from a first path not using inter-frame prediction and a second path using the inter-frame...
8971217 Transmitting packet-based data items  
Aspects of the present invention are directed at sending a data item from a sending client to a receiving client. In accordance with one embodiment, a method provides controls for generating an...
8972251 Generating a masking signal on an electronic device  
An electronic device for generating a masking signal is described. The electronic device includes a plurality of microphones and a speaker. The electronic device also includes a processor and...
8972259 System and method for teaching non-lexical speech effects  
A method and system for teaching non-lexical speech effects includes delexicalizing a first speech segment to provide a first prosodic speech signal and data indicative of the first prosodic...
8972246 Method of embedding digital information into audio signal machine-readable storage medium and communication terminal  
A method for embedding digital information into an audio signal, is provided. The method includes dividing the digital information into low-priority data and high-priority data; dividing the audio...
8972270 Method and an apparatus for processing an audio signal  
A method for processing an audio signal is disclosed. The method for processing an audio signal includes frequency-transforming an audio signal to generate a frequency-spectrum, deciding a...
8965756 Automatic equalization of coloration in speech recordings  
Systems and methods to automatically equalize coloration in speech recordings is provided. In example embodiments, a reference spectral shape based on a reference signal is determined. An...
8965761 Differential dynamic content delivery with text display in dependence upon simultaneous speech  
Differential dynamic content delivery including providing a session document for a presentation, wherein the session document includes a session grammar and a session structured document;...
8959026 Apparatus and method for encoding/decoding multichannel signal  
An apparatus and method for encoding/decoding a multi-channel signal may be provided. The apparatus of encoding a multi-channel signal may insert information about whether to encode a phase...
8959015 Apparatus for encoding and decoding of integrated speech and audio  
Provided is an apparatus for integrally encoding and decoding a speech signal and an audio signal. An encoding apparatus for integrally encoding a speech signal and an audio signal, may include: a...
8953800 Method for transporting low-bit rate information  
A method is presented that uses steganographic codeword(s) carried in a speech payload in such a way that (i) the steganographic codeword(s) survive compression and/or transcoding as the payload...
8954320 System and method for noise reduction in processing speech signals by targeting speech and disregarding noise  
An exemplary noise reduction system and method processes a speech signal that is delivered in a noisy channel or with ambient noise. Some exemplary embodiments of the system and method use filters...
8953811 Full digest of an audio file for identifying duplicates  
Systems and methods are provided herein relating to audio matching. A compact digest can be generated based on sets of triples, where triples are groupings of three interest points that meet...
8949120 Adaptive noise cancelation  
Systems and methods for controlling adaptivity of noise cancellation are presented. One or more audio signals are received by one or more corresponding microphones. The one or more signals may be...
8948404 Apparatus and method encoding/decoding with phase information and residual information  
Provided is an apparatus and method of encoding and decoding multiple channel signals based upon phase information and one or more residual signals.
8949114 Method and arrangement for estimating the quality degradation of a processed signal  
An objective quality assessment method for obtaining an improved estimate of a perceptual quality degradation of a processed signal, and an arrangement for executing such a method, is provided,...
8949113 Sound perception using frequency transposition by moving the envelope  
A method of operating an audio processing device to improve a user's perception of an input sound includes defining a critical frequency fcrit between a low frequency range and a high frequency...
8938387 Audio encoder and decoder  
The present invention teaches a new audio coding system that can code both general audio and speech signals well at low bit rates. A proposed audio coding system comprises linear prediction unit...
8938313 Low complexity auditory event boundary detection  
An auditory event boundary detector employs down-sampling of the input digital audio signal without an anti-aliasing filter, resulting in a narrower bandwidth intermediate signal with aliasing....
8935156 Enhancing performance of spectral band replication and related high frequency reconstruction coding  
The present proposes new methods and an apparatus for enhancement of source coding systems utilizing high frequency reconstruction (HFR). It addresses the problem of insufficient noise contents in...
8935367 Electronic device and method of configuring thereof  
A method of communicating with an electronic device. The method includes providing an electronic device having an audible sound receiving and generating sub-system including a microphone,...
8934641 Systems and methods for reconstructing decomposed audio signals  
Systems and methods for reconstructing decomposed audio signals are presented. In exemplary embodiments, a decomposed audio signal is received. The decomposed audio signal may include a plurality...
8935157 Audio decoding system and an audio decoding method thereof for compressing and storing decoded audio data in a first time interval and decompressing the stored audio data in a second time interval  
An audio decoding system including a decoder decoding a first part of audio data, and an audio buffer compressor compressing and storing the decoded first part of audio data in a first time...
8935158 Apparatus and method for comparing frames using spectral information of audio signal  
Disclosed is a frame comparison apparatus and method for comparing frames included in an audio signal by using spectrum information. The frame comparison apparatus includes a spectrum information...
8930183 Voice conversion method and system  
A method of converting speech from the characteristics of a first voice to the characteristics of a second voice, the method comprising: receiving a speech input from a first voice, dividing said...
8930199 Method and an apparatus for processing an audio signal  
A method of processing an audio signal is disclosed. The present invention includes receiving, by an audio processing apparatus, coding identification information indicating whether to apply a...
8930201 Method and an apparatus for processing an audio signal  
An apparatus for processing an audio signal and method thereof are disclosed. The present invention includes receiving, by an audio processing apparatus, an audio signal including a first data of...
8924201 Audio encoder and decoder  
The present invention teaches a new audio coding system that can code both general audio and speech signals well at low bit rates. A proposed audio coding system comprises linear prediction unit...