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9029676 Musical score device that identifies and displays a musical score from emitted sound and a method thereof  
A reproduction apparatus (2) collects sounds on which spread codes are superimposed with a microphone (20) to calculate correlation values between the collected sound signals and the same spread...
8983829 Coordinating and mixing vocals captured from geographically distributed performers  
Despite many practical limitations imposed by mobile device platforms and application execution environments, vocal musical performances may be captured and continuously pitch-corrected for mixing...
8975500 Music data display control apparatus and method  
A display area, in which a note is displayed on two-axis coordinates configured by a tone pitch axis and a time axis, is displayed on a display device. A display magnification ratio used in the...
8962964 Methods for online collaborative composition  
Systems and methods for creating and editing collaborative music compositions via a computer network, including remote uploading tracks by musicians, and for creating and joining a band, wherein...
8921678 Generating tones by combining sound materials  
The apparatus displays, on a display screen, an icon placement region having a time axis defined therein, and displays, in accordance with an input instruction, an icon image with which feature...
8916761 Audio coupling device to couple an electric musical instrument to a handheld computing device  
An audio coupling device is disclosed that includes a connector for an electric musical instrument, a connector for a handheld computing device, and a connector for headphones. The device may also...
8912419 Synchronized multiple device audio playback and interaction  
A musical playback amusement system is disclosed. A primary audio track defined by a plurality of time-sequence audio data elements and associated synchronization identifiers are loaded and played...
8896458 Method and apparatus for converting a displacement of a magnetic object into a directly perceptible signal, instrument incorporating this apparatus  
This method of converting a displacement of a magnetic object into a signal directly perceptible by a human being, comprises: —the acquisition (32) of a temporal succession of measurements of a...
8895831 Method for synthesizing tone signal and tone signal generating system  
An electronic piano includes a tone signal synthesizing system implemented by software, keys and key sensors monitoring the keys and reporting the key positions to the tone signal synthesizing...
8892261 System and method for automatically creating a specific atmosphere by controlling contributions of sensorial perceptible stimulus means  
The invention relates to the automatic creation of a specific atmosphere by controlling contributions of sensorial perceptible stimulus means such as lights, sounds, and scents. The invention...
8884149 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Musical measurement stimuli
 
Systems and method for performing adaptive audio signal processing using music as a measurement stimulus signal. A musical stimuli generator may be used to generate musical stimulus signals...
8872012 Music pre-end-play processing method using time data and electronic apparatus for implementing the same  
A music data processing method applied to an electronic apparatus includes obtaining a time data; retrieving a partial music data from an input music data according to the time data; and...
8859866 Keyboard instrument  
In a predetermined sound generation mode, a drive signal having a frequency characteristic corresponding to an operated key is supplied to an excitation unit provided on a soundboard. In response...
8853516 Audio analysis apparatus  
In an audio analysis apparatus, a component acquirer acquires a component matrix composed of an array of component values, columns of the component matrix corresponding to the sequence of unit...
8835740 Video game controller  
A controller configured to interactively control images, such as visual images including video images in interactive-multi-media including video games and the like. In one preferred embodiment, a...
8816179 Methods and systems for disambiguation of an identification of a sample of a media stream  
Systems and methods of synchronizing media are provided. A client device may be used to capture a sample of a media stream being rendered by a media rendering source. The client device sends the...
8816873 Entertainment apparatus for a seated user  
A seat (5) includes a sensor (21) mounted on the seat which is arranged to sense the presence of an object, or movement or position of an object in a non-contact manner, within a sensing region...
8779265 Networks of portable electronic devices that collectively generate sound  
Systems and methods for collectively generating sound are provided. A sound composition can include multiple component pieces and those component pieces can be divided amongst devices so that the...
8762146 Audio watermarking  
A system, including a processor to define opportunities for encoding a watermark into an audio stream having sections, each section, when represented in the frequency domain, including a signal of...
8754315 Music search apparatus and method, program, and recording medium  
An index calculating unit calculates a tonality index of a signal component of each area of the input signal transformed into a time frequency domain based on intensity of the signal component and...
8754319 Electronic percussion instrument set and musical performance evaluating apparatus  
A plurality of pads SN to CY2 each of which is assigned a tone color of a different musical instrument, and has a surface which a player strikes are provided. Furthermore, a controller CT having a...
8754317 Electronic music stand performer subsystems and music communication methodologies  
An electronic music stand system and methodologies relating thereto are presented. The electronic music stand system is comprised of a performer subsystem comprising a processing subsystem,...
8735708 System and method for synchronizing tag history  
Systems and methods for music recognition and/or tag history synchronization are described. The system includes, for example, a first device, a second device and a server. The first device is...
8728822 Method, apparatus, and recording medium for performance game  
Disclosed is a performance game, and more particularly is a method, an apparatus, and a recording medium for a performance game, which can provide various presentation effects with a simple...
8723012 Computer-readable storage medium having information processing program stored therein, information processing apparatus, information processing system, and information processing method  
An information processing program executed by a computer of an information processing apparatus that performs processing based on an input from an input device including an acceleration sensor and...
8710347 Performance apparatus and electronic musical instrument  
Based on acceleration-sensor values from a three-dimensional acceleration sensor 23, CPU 21 of a performance apparatus 11 determines a timing at which a musical tone is generated. Further, based...
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...
8706506 Waveform compressing apparatus, waveform decompressing apparatus, and method of producing compressed data  
In a waveform compressing apparatus, a trial mode selecting portion selects a trial mode having the highest compression rate from a plurality of candidate modes which have not been selected before...
8697975 Musical performance-related information output device, system including musical performance-related information output device, and electronic musical instrument  
Provided are a musical performance-related information output device and a musical performance system capable of superimposing musical performance-related information on an audio signal without...
8692099 System and methodology of coordinated collaboration among users and groups  
A musical workstation system produces a display presentation in one of a musical composition responsive to musical composition data and responsive to one or both of input variables and a selected...
8686269 Providing realistic interaction to a player of a music-based video game  
A simulated musical instrument may be used to alter the audio of a video game, the video aspects of video game, or both. Use of a controller simulating a musical instrument allows a rhythm-action...
8686270 Apparatus and method for classifying, displaying and selecting music files  
At an apparatus (200), which may be a consumer electronic device, the user may select a predetermined number of different music attributes (Attr) descriptive of a mood delivered by music...
8686271 Methods and systems for synchronizing media  
Systems and methods of synchronizing media are provided. A client device may be used to capture a sample of a media stream being rendered by a media rendering source. The client device sends the...
8680385 System and method for controlling a digital audio source  
An apparatus for signal processing, wherein a disc is placed on a turntable and is provided with a groove which can be followed by the pick-up element, and employing a time-code signal wherein...
8682938 System and method for generating personalized songs  
An integrated system of song personalization facilitates the customization of user song lyrics and the association of multimedia content with the lyrics to generate a personalized song. The system...
8674206 Systems and methods for creating, modifying, interacting with and playing musical compositions  
A method for generating music via a computing system includes providing a website coupled to a computing system. A music application is executed on the computing system. Generated music is audibly...
8669459 Sound processing apparatus, method for sound processing, program and recording medium  
The sound-processing apparatus of the present invention generates plural frequency data by decoding plural encoded sound data and applying inverse quantization. Each of the frequency data are...
8653349 System and method for musical collaboration in virtual space  
A system and method for musical collaboration in virtual space is described. This method is based on the exchange of data relating to position, direction and selection of musical sounds and...
8648240 Virtual tuning of a string instrument  
In an un-tuned state, the strings of a string instrument are excited, and a standard adjustment factor is determined for each string. When a pitch is generated as a result of a string being...
8618400 Alternative electronic musical instrument controller based on a chair platform  
An electronic musical instrument controller is constructed by fixing sensors and transducers to sections of a chair, allowing a user to map motion of body, arms, head, hands, fingers, and feet to...
8620661 System for controlling digital effects in live performances with vocal improvisation  
A system for controlling digital effects in live performances with vocal improvisation is described. The system features a controller that utilizes several switches attached to clothing that is...
8592669 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Musical performance-related information output device, system including musical performance-related information output device, and electronic musical instrument
 
Provided are a musical performance-related information output device and a musical performance system capable of superimposing musical performance-related information on an audio signal without...
8586848 Musical-score information generating apparatus, music-tone generation controlling apparatus, musical-score information generating method, and music-tone generation controlling method  
A musical score extracting unit specifies areas of each of measures and the measure number of each measure on a musical score based on positions of musical-score composing elements such as part...
8525012 System and method for selecting measure groupings for mixing song data  
A system and method are provided for mixing song data based on measure groupings. A player or program may recognize measure groupings in a song through identifying cuepoints. The player or program...
8514443 Sheet music editing method and image processing apparatus  
There is provided an image processing method of laying out and outputting an image of an original formed from a plurality of pages on one page, the method comprising: inputting image data of the...
8509692 System and method for real-time wireless transmission of digital audio signal and control data  
Disclosed is a system and method for the real-time wireless transmission of a digital audio signal and control data. A transmitter may be coupled to an audio source. The transmitter includes a...
8502056 Method and apparatus for generating and updating a pre-categorized song database from which consumers may select and then download desired playlists  
Apparatus, methods, systems, and data structures for providing a music-subscription service customer with a portable music device that has been preloaded with customer-selected music. A...
8494257 Music score deconstruction  
Data set generation and data set presentation for image processing are described. The processing determines a location for each of one or more musical artifacts in the image and identifies a...
8490123 Method and device for generating a user profile on the basis of playlists  
In a method and device for generating a user profile on the basis of playlists, the user profile is generated on the basis of the user's own playlists and properties derived from them. In this...
8484026 Portable audio control system and audio control device thereof  
A portable audio control system that controls an audio signal transmitted from an electronic device, including an earphone device and an audio control device. The audio control device includes an...