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9040805 Information processing apparatus, sound material capturing method, and program  
An information processing apparatus is provided which includes a music analysis unit for analyzing an audio signal serving as a capture source for a sound material and for detecting beat positions...
9040800 Musical tone signal generating apparatus  
A musical tone signal generating apparatus has waveform memory WM which stores a plurality of compressed data sets obtained by compressing, by linear prediction, sample values obtained by sampling...
9009052 System and method for singing synthesis capable of reflecting voice timbre changes  
Herein provided is a system for singing synthesis capable of reflecting not only pitch and dynamics changes but also timbre changes of a user's singing. A spectral transform surface generating...
8907191 Music application systems and methods  
Game systems according to various embodiments are adapted to allow users to assemble an instrument performance for a particular song by: (1) displaying a music loop pallet that includes a...
8907196 Method of sound analysis and associated sound synthesis  
A sound analysis and associated sound synthesis method is provided. A first input sound signal is received and analyzed, to determine its corresponding impulse response representative of a timbre...
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...
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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...
8878041 Detecting beat information using a diverse set of correlations  
A beat analysis module is described for determining beat information associated with an audio item. The beat analysis module uses an Expectation-Maximization (EM) approach to determine an average...
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...
8816180 Systems and methods for portable audio synthesis  
A method of performing audio synthesis is disclosed. An audio event is input to an audio algorithm along with associated parameters including source sample data. An interpolation function is...
8791349 Flash memory based stored sample electronic music synthesizer  
A flash-memory based stored-sample electronic music synthesizer enables the electronic reproduction of a large number of independent voices while accommodating the exacting demands of voice...
8779267 Musical performance apparatus  
A musical performance apparatus has a waveform memory WM in which sample values indicative of waveforms of a plurality of tones are stored so that the sampling periods correspond to addresses. The...
8751030 Audio player and operating method automatically selecting music type mode according to environment noise  
An audio player includes a storage unit storing music type modes and audio files; an input device provided for selecting an automatic switching mode of the audio player; a detection circuit...
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...
8704073 Interactive digital music recorder and player  
A digital multi-media device provides features for a user unskilled in musical arts or sound handling techniques that provides automatic musical score composition in accordance with contained...
8688600 Method and system for interacting with a user in an experiential environment  
A method and system for provides a user with an ability to capture a sample of an experiential environment and deliver that sample to an interactive service to trigger one or more predetermined...
8642872 Music steering with automatically detected musical attributes  
Described is a technology by which a playback list comprising similar songs is automatically built based on automatically detected/generated song attributes, such as by extracting numeric features...
8618404 File creation process, file format and file playback apparatus enabling advanced audio interaction and collaboration capabilities  
A file creation process, file format and playback device are provided that enables an interactive and if desired collaborative music playback experience for the user(s) by combining or...
8586847 Musical fingerprinting based on onset intervals  
Methods, computing devices, and machine readable storage media for generating a fingerprint of a music sample. The music sample may be filtered into a plurality of frequency bands. Onsets in each...
8541676 Method for extracting individual instrumental parts from an audio recording and optionally outputting sheet music  
A method and computer based program which performs a series of steps for automatically and accurately determining each note played in a song for each instrument and vocal. The method and program...
8492635 Music sound generation apparatus, music sound generation system, and music sound generation method  
A music sound generation apparatus generates music-sound data based on sound source data, and outputs the music-sound data in synchronization with audio data obtained separately from the...
8380331 Method and apparatus for relative pitch tracking of multiple arbitrary sounds  
Methods and apparatus for relative pitch tracking of multiple arbitrary sounds. A probabilistic method for pitch tracking may be implemented as or in a pitch tracking module. A constant-Q...
8263849 Flash memory based stored sample electronic music synthesizer  
A flash-memory based stored-sample electronic music synthesizer enables the electronic reproduction of a large number of independent voices while accommodating the exacting demands of voice...
8260613 Double talk detector  
A double talk detector for controlling the echo path estimation in a telecommunication system by indicating when a received coded speech signal is dominated by a non-echo signal; i.e., that...
8163990 Methods, programs, storage media and systems for recording and compiling a music section  
This disclosure relates to a method for recording and compiling a music section, wherein multiple takes of the music section are recorded; and wherein the method uses a take folder to store the...
8116892 Sound effect sensing turntable for a digital music broadcaster  
A sound effect sensing turntable for a digital music broadcaster includes a capacitive charge sensing plate able to independently detect the variation of charge. A signal transmission unit is...
RE43076 Waveform processing apparatus with versatile data bus  
A waveform data processing apparatus has a bus that transfers data signals representative of waveform data. A plurality of transmitting nodes transmit the data signals to the bus. A plurality of...
8093484 Methods, systems and computer program products for regenerating audio performances  
Methods for generating a new recording of a past musical performance of a musician from a recording of the past musical performance include obtaining a high-resolution data record representing...
8076567 Music piece reproducing apparatus and music piece reproducing method  
A music piece reproducing apparatus has: a sound collecting unit collecting noise data of an ambient environment; an analyzing unit performing a frequency analysis to the noise data collected by...
8064578 Tune master caller identification device  
Systems for providing a tune master caller identification (ID) device include a telecommunications network and a caller device configured to provide caller identification information for an...
8054948 Audio experience for a communications device user  
A system and associated methods provide an audio experience such that a user spatially perceives one or more audio events. One particular method set forth involves obtaining audio events and...
8017855 Apparatus and method for converting an information signal to a spectral representation with variable resolution  
The apparatus for converting an information signal from a time to a variable spectral representation includes a means for windowing the information signal, a means for converting the windowed...
8015123 Method and system for interacting with a user in an experiential environment  
Methods and systems for providing lyric information for a song within an audio signal. This may be done, for example, to allow a user to sing along with a song the user hears on a radio. To...
7999578 Waveform generation device, waveform generation method, and computer readable medium  
Provided is a waveform generating apparatus that generates a signal having an arbitrary waveform, comprising a waveform memory that stores a plurality of pieces of waveform data that each include...
7985915 Musical piece matching judging device, musical piece recording device, musical piece matching judging method, musical piece recording method, musical piece matching judging program, and musical piece recording program  
Characteristic amounts are calculated from each of multiple musical piece contents, and then time points when the characteristic amounts exceed a threshold are detected as cut points. Information...
7970119 Ring tone visualizer  
A device may retrieve a ring tone, an image, and a visual effect from a database based on a client line identifier. In addition, the device may generate frequency samples based on the ring tone,...
7928309 Scat guitar signal processor  
The disclosed subject matter includes, in one aspect, a signal processor having circuitry configured to substitute an assortment of pre-recorded sounds in place of the sound of the guitar. The...
7863512 Signal processing device, signal processing method, and program  
There is provided a signal processing device for processing an audio signal, the signal processing device including: an onset time detection unit for detecting an onset time based on a level of...
7847178 Interactive digital music recorder and player  
A digital multi-media device provides features for a user unskilled in musical arts or sound handling techniques that provides automatic musical score composition in accordance with contained...
7834260 Computer analysis and manipulation of musical structure, methods of production and uses thereof  
A music modification system is provided and described herein, which includes: a) a computer, b) a music element library, c) at least one part-score database, d) a software code that executes a...
7807914 Waveform fetch unit for processing audio files  
This disclosure describes techniques that make use of a waveform fetch unit that operates to retrieve waveform samples on behalf of each of a plurality of hardware processing elements that operate...
7807915 Bandwidth control for retrieval of reference waveforms in an audio device  
In general, the techniques of this disclosure may be used to control utilization of bandwidth allocated to an audio processing module. For example, to process various audio synthesis parameters,...
RE41757 Sound source system based on computer software and method of generating acoustic waveform data  
A sound source apparatus has operation blocks composed of softwares used to compute waveforms for generating a plurality of musical tones through a plurality of channels according to performance...
7772478 Understanding music  
There are disclosed methods and apparatus for understanding music. A classifier machine may be trained for each of a plurality of selected terms using a first plurality of music samples. The...
7723601 Shared buffer management for processing audio files  
This disclosure describes techniques that make use of a summing buffer that receives waveform samples from audio processing elements, and sums and stores the waveform sums for a given frame. In...
7715883 Alert signal generation  
An alert signal of a communication device (1), such as the ring signal of a mobile phone, comprises a set of musical samples that are played by the communication device in sequence. The sequence...
RE41297 Tone waveform generating method and apparatus based on software  
A method of generating a tone waveform using a CPU is provided which prevents or minimizes operational delays of other software processing that is executed concurrently with tone waveform...
7674970 Multifunctional digital music display device  
Herein described are at least a method and a system for assisting a musician in playing an instrument by way of using an intelligent multifunctional digital music display device (MDMDD). The...
7671266 System and method for speech therapy  
The present disclosure relates to speech therapy and voice training methods. A system is provided which utilizes tonal and rhythm visualization components to allow a person to “see” their words as...
7642442 Methods, programs, storage media and systems for recording and compiling a music section  
This disclosure relates to a method for recording and compiling a music section, wherein multiple takes of the music section are recorded; and wherein the method uses a take folder to store the...

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