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9024170 MIDI controller circuit for drawbar-type organ interfaces  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a circuit for a MIDI controller that may be used with keyboard and drawbar interfaces provided by a variety of models of drawbar-type electric organs....
9018508 Playing apparatus, method, and program recording medium  
A sensor obtains an angular rate of a stick member. A sound source map includes plural areas disposed in a virtual space. CPU presumes a direction of a turning axis of the stick member based on...
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...
8981199 MIDI communication hub  
A router for a plurality of MIDI transmitters and receivers routes MIDI event data to and from designated ports without a host computer system connected to the router. Since a host computer system...
8872014 Multi-media spatial controller having proximity controls and sensors  
A controller having proximity sensors associated with a trigger, such as beam sensors, configured to generate proximity data as a function of where each beam is broken along its span. A variety of...
8865994 Electronic music system  
An electronic music system includes a computer which performs a sequencing function and a remote controller. The remote controller is provided with a start operator and a selection operator. In...
8859876 Multi-channel signal processing for multi-channel musical instruments  
Multi-channel audio signal processing systems and techniques are provided for electronic instruments having multiple and distinct output channels. Such systems may be used in conjunction with...
8812138 Method and system of controlling and/or configuring an electronic audio recorder, player, processor and/or synthesizer  
A method and system of controlling and/or configuring an electronic audio processor and/or synthesizer, comprises a network or bi-directional data port that allows such a device to be connected to...
8796528 Performance system  
A performance system includes a plurality of performance information output devices, a storage device, and a plurality of automatic performance devices. At least one performance information output...
8796527 Tone reproduction apparatus and method  
Watermark information indicative of content of music piece performance data to be reproduced in synchronism with a first audio signal is embedded into the first audio signal, and the resultant...
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...
8759657 Systems and methods for providing variable root note support in an audio player  
A method for providing variable root note support in an audio player is described. A file with Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) data and a set of user defined instruments is received. A...
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...
8697978 Systems and methods for providing multi-region instrument support in an audio player  
A method for providing multi-region instrument support in an audio player is described. A set of user defined instruments and a set of MIDI data is received. At least one multi-region instrument...
8664505 Method for synchronizing at least one multimedia peripheral of a portable communication device with an audio file, and corresponding portable communication device  
A method for synchronizing a number R greater than or equal to 1 of multimedia peripherals (6) of a portable communication device with an audio file (1), comprising the steps of extracting a...
8633369 Method and system for remote concert using the communication network  
A method and system for remote concert ensemble using a communication network is disclosed. The remote concert system comprises a server; and a plurality of terminals connected to the server,...
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...
8618405 Free-space gesture musical instrument digital interface (MIDI) controller  
The free-space gesture MIDI controller technique described herein marries the technologies embodied in a free-space gesture controller with MIDI controller technology, allowing a user to control...
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...
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...
8604329 MIDI learn mode  
Embodiments of the invention include systems and methods for inferential generation of virtual sequencer controls in a MIDI sequencer to automate functionality of physical or virtual controls of...
8581086 Computer interface for polyphonic stringed instruments  
An interface device is described that allows the audio signals from a polyphonic stringed instrument to be introduced into a personal computer environment for feature extraction and signal processing.
8536992 Apparatus and method of reproducing content in mobile terminal  
Content reproducing apparatus and method of a mobile terminal are disclosed. During the reproduction of content, vibration pattern corresponding to content is detect or generated. The vibration...
8525013 VoIP music conferencing system  
A system is disclosed and includes a network interface to receive a first Internet Protocol (IP) message within a first Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) call over a network, where the first IP...
8519250 Controlling and enhancing electronic musical instruments with video  
The invention provides for the integration of video into electronic music technology. Cameras on instruments, such as guitars, are provided for display during performance, recording, and for...
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...
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...
8461444 Tone-generation timing synchronization method for online real-time session using electronic music device  
An online real-time session is conducted between at least two electronic music devices each equipped with an interface connectible to a communication network and a display with a touch sensing...
8461442 Computer-readable storage medium having music playing program stored therein and music playing apparatus  
At a time T0, prior read reproduction is started with a volume of 0. Upon starting the prior read reproduction, MIDI events containing note events are sequentially generated. Each time each of the...
8431812 Tone data search apparatus and method  
Storage section stores therein a plurality of tone data sets each representative of a tone waveform but also a plurality of character data sets in association with the tone data sets, each of the...
8426713 Type piano  
A sound emitting system includes an abbreviated keyboard coupled to a speaker. The keyboard includes a plurality of rows stationed above a space bar row. The plurality of rows include labeled keys...
8426716 Intelligent keyboard interface for virtual musical instrument  
A user interface for a virtual musical instrument presents a number of chord touch regions, each corresponding to a chord of a diatonic key. Within each chord region a number of touch zones are...
8426719 Keytar controller with percussion pads and accelerometer  
A keytar is disclosed. The keytar has a keyboard body having a front face, left side, right side and rear face. A piano-style keyboard with a number of keys is on the front face of the keyboard...
8414395 Strum processing for music video game on handheld device  
A handheld video game system provides a music video game including a guitar simulation. Operation of the handheld video game system is designed to simulate, to a certain extent, the playing of a...
8404958 Advanced MIDI and audio processing system and method  
An advanced MIDI/audio processing system with virtual key-switches. The virtual key-switches are mapped to different musical concepts. As a user presses a key-switch in real time with the playing...
8378199 Multimedia platform for recording and/or reproducing music synchronously with visual images  
A multimedia platform records a performance on a keyboard synchronously with a picture by periodically regulating an internal clock, which is indicative of the lapse of time, with time codes...
8378964 System and method for automatically producing haptic events from a digital audio signal  
In an embodiment, a system and method for automatically converting a plurality of events in a plurality of channels in a structured representation sequence into haptic events. The method comprises...
8351623 Audio mixing apparatus  
Each of level meter block images 21 to 2m arranged on a touch panel display 1 displays, as a bar graph, respective signal levels of channels of a corresponding one of m blocks into which a...
8330033 Graphical user interface for music sequence programming  
An example graphical programming interface system includes a processor. A grid matrix defined by a plurality of coordinate axes, having selectable matrix positions is displayed on a display...
8317614 System and method for playing a music video game with a drum system game controller  
A system and method for playing a multi-player music video game with a drum system video game controller is provided. In one embodiment, the invention relates to a method for providing a drum solo...
8319085 Musical controller  
Specially designed for relating musical sounds to the conventional way of writing on a staff and vice versa, the controller is formed by a casing which is flat, cylindrical or some other shape, on...
8294015 Method and system for utilizing a gaming instrument controller  
Methods and systems for utilizing a gaming instrument controller are described. In one embodiment, a musical interaction recording of a song may be accessed. The musical interaction recording may...
8288641 Portable hand-held music synthesizer and networking method and apparatus  
The apparatus involves a hand-held housing with a memory for storing coded audio event data, a mechanism for downloading into the memory coded audio event data and digital-audio electronics for...
8283548 Method for recognizing note patterns in pieces of music  
Method for recognizing similarly recurring patterns of notes in a piece of music containing note sequences distributed among parallel channels, the method having the steps of: a) repeatedly...
8273976 Method of providing a musical score and associated musical sound compatible with the musical score  
A synchronized performance process includes performing a first portion of a musical work using musicians and performing a second portion of the musical work using a computer.
8273977 Audio system, signal producing apparatus and sound producing apparatus  
An audio player is connected to an automatic playing musical instrument, and command files and audio data files are prepared in the file format defined in the Red Book in the audio player,...
8247676 Methods for generating music using a transmitted/received music data file  
Methods for generating music are disclosed. A music data file is generated at a first node. The music data file is transmitted from the first node and received at a second node. Musical definition...
8242344 Method and apparatus for composing and performing music  
The present invention is method and apparatus for music performance and composition. More specifically, the present invention is an interactive music apparatus comprising actuating a signal that...
8244546 Singing synthesis parameter data estimation system  
There is provided a singing synthesis parameter data estimation system that automatically estimates singing synthesis parameter data for automatically synthesizing a human-like singing voice from...
8198525 Collectively adjusting tracks using a digital audio workstation  
A computer implemented method allows a user to collectively adjust tracks in a digital workstation. The method includes causing the display of at least one internal track and at least one external...