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Method and system for displaying speech to text converted audio with streaming video content data

Method and system for displaying speech to text converted audio with streaming video content data

System and method for presenting video and information on mobile devices

System and method for presenting video and information on mobile devices

System and method for presenting video and information on mobile devices

Methods, systems, and user interfaces for prompting social video content interaction

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11/20/14
20140344876
 Smart touch set-top box device and smart multimedia playing system patent thumbnailSmart touch set-top box device and smart multimedia playing system
A smart touch set-top box device comprises a touch screen, a lcd, a microprocessor, a television signal processing unit, a speaker, a wireless communication unit and an ethernet communication unit, wherein the touch screen is arranged on the front end of said lcd for detecting the touch location of a user and transmitting a touch sensing signal to said microprocessor, the microprocessor is used for converting said touch sensing signal to operational order, controlling said television signal processing unit to communicatively connect with external device by driving said wireless communication unit or ethernet communication unit, thereby realizing the synchronously play of audio and video signal on multi-screens. A smart network multimedia playing system sends wireless signal by mobile terminal to control the operation of said set-top box, thereby realizing the synchronously play of audio and video data on the own device of the set-top box and external television..
11/20/14
20140344854
 Method and system for displaying speech to text converted audio with streaming video content data patent thumbnailMethod and system for displaying speech to text converted audio with streaming video content data
A cloud based video delivery system along with a method and graphical user interface for streaming synchronized video content data to a group of user devices are disclosed. The user devices of the group receive speech to text converted audio (or speech-to-text communications) generated by the different users of their group along with the streaming video content data from the cloud based video delivery system.
11/20/14
20140344698
 System and method for presenting video and information on mobile devices patent thumbnailSystem and method for presenting video and information on mobile devices
A system and method are operable to receive one or more audio visual streams from an event, collect statistics related to the event, and collect location data of objects related to the event, store the audio visual streams, collected statistics, and collected location data as data elements in files in a memory, combine the data elements into a common time line for analysis of the event, and provide a user interface for presenting one or more synchronized views of the audio visual streams, collected statistics, and collected location data on the common time line.. .
11/20/14
20140344694
 Methods, systems, and user interfaces for prompting social video content interaction patent thumbnailMethods, systems, and user interfaces for prompting social video content interaction
Methods, systems, and user interfaces for prompting social video content interaction are described. One method in includes optionally causing a performance of a video asset to be presented to a user of a social networking system that includes an audio track and a video track.
11/20/14
20140344691
 Providing media settings discovery in a media processing application patent thumbnailProviding media settings discovery in a media processing application
Some embodiments provide a method for automatically identifying settings of a media file. The method initially receives the identification of a piece of media content.
11/20/14
20140344495
 Docking station with hooking function patent thumbnailDocking station with hooking function
A dock for connecting a smartphone to a display and a laptop is disclosed. The dock transfers audio/video data from a smartphone to a display, establishes a wireless link with the smartphone and intercepts input device event messages of a laptop so that a user can use input devices of the laptop to control the smartphone.
11/20/14
20140344494
 Docking station with kvm switch patent thumbnailDocking station with kvm switch
A dock for connecting a smartphone to a display and peripherals is disclosed. The dock transfers audio/video data to a display, establishes a wireless link with peripherals and possesses a kvm function.
11/20/14
20140344386
 System and method for conditional delivery of messages patent thumbnailSystem and method for conditional delivery of messages
The disclosure describes systems and methods delivering communications associated with delivery conditions in which the occurrence of the delivery condition is determined by monitoring information received from a plurality of sources via multiple communication channels. The message delivery systems allow messages to be delivered to any “who, what, when, where” from any “who, what, when, where” upon the detection of an occurrence of one or more “who, what, when, where” delivery conditions.
11/20/14
20140344354
 System and method for online competitions patent thumbnailSystem and method for online competitions
A system and method for creating a competition on a website where a user can submit media material such as a photo, video or audio recording and other users can vote on the material. As negative votes arrive at the server, the user-submitted media material or an image representing it is caused to degrade.
11/20/14
20140344305
 System and method for managing related information of audio content patent thumbnailSystem and method for managing related information of audio content
A method for a first electronic device and a second electronic device to manage related information of audio content. The method obtains decoded data of ultrasound signals when receiving the ultrasound signals of the audio content.
11/20/14
20140344165
Ultrasonic near-field communication
Systems and methods for near-field communications with a mobile device are disclosed. In one embodiment, a computer-implemented method for near-field communication may comprise: detecting, by a source device located at a point-of-sale, the proximity of a receiving device; encoding purchase data on an audio signal with one or more ultrasonic frequencies; and transmitting the encoded purchase data to the receiving device, wherein the encoded purchase data is transmitted using a speaker of the source device..
11/20/14
20140344090
Pos generating receipt with annotation data
A point of sale (pos) terminal is operative to obtain annotation data from a customer or sales associate, and to associate the annotation data with an item in a list of the customer's purchases. The annotation data may comprise graphic annotations input by the customer or a sales associate on a touch screen display of the pos terminal.
11/20/14
20140344028
Audio/video automated payment facility
A central monitoring station is linked to a plurality of remote terminals, such as payment terminals at a plurality of parking facilities. A two-way communication system enables communication between a customer who is remote from the central monitoring station and an attendant at the central monitoring station.
11/20/14
20140343953
Multi-mode audio codec and celp coding adapted therefore
In an embodiment, bitstream elements of sub-frames are encoded differentially to a global gain value so that a change of the global gain value results in an adjustment of an output level of the decoded representation of the audio content. Concurrently, the differential coding saves bits.
11/20/14
20140343939
Discriminative training of document transcription system
A system is provided for training an acoustic model for use in speech recognition. In particular, such a system may be used to perform training based on a spoken audio stream and a non-literal transcript of the spoken audio stream.
11/20/14
20140343933
System and method for calculating similarity of audio file
A method for calculating a similarity of audio files includes constituting a pitch sequence of a first audio file and a pitch sequence of a second audio file; calculating an eigenvector of the first audio file according to the pitch sequence of the first audio file, and calculating an eigenvector of the second audio file according to the pitch sequence of the second audio file; calculating a similarity between the first audio file and the second audio file according to the eigenvector of the first audio file and the eigenvector of the second audio file.. .
11/20/14
20140343704
Systems and methods for program identification
Systems and methods are provided for program identification. For example, a first audio fingerprint corresponding to a first audio signal is acquired; whether one or more second audio fingerprints in a predetermined fingerprint database match with the first audio fingerprint is detected, a second audio fingerprint corresponding to a second audio signal; and in response to one of the second audio fingerprints matching with the first audio fingerprint, a program associated with the matching second audio signal is provided as a result for program identification associated with the first audio signal..
11/20/14
20140343703
Detecting media watermarks in magnetic field data
Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture (e.g., physical storage media) to detect media watermarks in magnetic field data are disclosed herein. Example methods disclosed herein to detect media watermarks can include accessing multidimensional magnetic field data representative of values of a magnetic field measured within a first distance of audio circuitry that is to output an audio signal corresponding to media presented by a media device.
11/20/14
20140343702
Gospel song rearrangement and player platform
The purpose of this invention is to make available worship songs (in audio form) that have undergone song segmentation processing and to provide the consumer a platform to purchase, rearrange, and replay these segmented songs. The characteristic lies in the fact that the service platform contains a storage of numerous segmented songs, and at the appropriate time, can make available a software program used for song rearrangement and player so that the user can use that program to sign in, purchase, and access a database containing at least one purchased song, and to access a second database, connected to the first database, which manages information exchange between the user end and the service platform.
11/20/14
20140343380
Correlating sensor data obtained from a wearable sensor device with data obtained from a smart phone
Sensor data obtained from a wearable sensor device can be correlated with sensor data obtained from a smart phone or other mobile device. The correlation of the data from the two sources can enable the determination of why a person performs some action during sleep.
11/20/14
20140343353
Systems and methods for delivering sensory input during a dream state
Embodiments of the invention provide apparatus, systems and methods for detecting neurological activity indicative of a dream state of a human. Many embodiments of the invention provide apparatus, systems and methods for detecting neurological activity of a human indicative of a dream state or the onset thereof and delivering an input to the user (such as an audio or other sensory input) during the dream state.
11/20/14
20140343262
Methods for purifying steviol glycosides and uses of the same
Methods for purifying steviol glycosides, including rebaudioside x, are provided herein. Sweetener and sweetened containing rebaudioside x are also provided herein.
11/20/14
20140342742
Guidance device, guidance system, and guidance method
A guidance device includes an audio guidance transmission unit configured to transmit audio guidance to encourage refraining from a call reoriginating operation to a caller terminal when first identification information to identify a first exchange that is in a congestion state and second identification information to identify the caller terminal are received from the first exchange, and a connection control unit configured to cause the caller terminal and a callee terminal to be connected through a second exchange that is not in the congestion state based on the received first identification information, the received second identification information, and presence or absence of the congestion state of exchanges under management.. .
11/20/14
20140342708
Multi-modal early media
A method and system for transmitting early media notifications (emns) of communication services, for example, call completion, etc., is provided. A network component, a calling party device, and/or a called party device detect a call made by a calling party to a called party, and occurrence of events, for example, a call attempt, start of ringing the called party, an incomplete call, call redirection, etc.
11/20/14
20140342669
Docking station for smartphone
A dock for connecting a smartphone to a display and peripherals is disclosed. The dock uses a single connector to transfer audio/video data to a display and input-output data and to establish a wireless link with peripherals.
11/20/14
20140342660
Media devices for audio and video projection of media presentations
Embodiments of the present application relate generally to electrical and electronic hardware, computer software, wired and wireless network communications, wearable, hand held, and portable computing devices for facilitating communication of information. More specifically, disclosed are wireless media devices that include image projection systems and/or binaural microphone systems for media presentations.
11/20/14
20140342338
Systems and methods for delivering sensory input during a dream state
Embodiments of the invention provide apparatus, systems and methods for detecting neurological activity indicative of a dream state of a human. Many embodiments of the invention provide apparatus, systems and methods for detecting neurological activity of a human indicative of a dream state or the onset thereof and delivering an input to the user (such as an audio or other sensory input) during the dream state.
11/20/14
20140342337
Pervasive training over different locations or devices as a function of presence
Audio-video components present different queries associated with different unlearned portions of stored training information to a trainee in response to detecting presences of the trainee at different, respective geographic locations that are each within a specified spatial proximity to the first audio-video components. The specified spatial proximity is selected so that text messages of the queries displayed in a specified font size on a display device of the audio-video components are legible, or that spoken words of the first or second query conveyed within audio media on a speaker are sufficiently loud to be heard by the trainee, or that an earpiece worn by the trainee establishes a wireless communication with the audio-video components to convey the spoken words of the queries within the audio media..
11/20/14
20140342324
Wireless real-time tongue tracking for speech impairment diagnosis, speech therapy with audiovisual biofeedback, and silent speech interfaces
A real-time wireless system for recording natural tongue movements in the 3d oral space. By attaching a small magnetic tracer to the tongue, either temporarily or semi-permanently, and placing an array of magnetic sensors around the mouth, the tracer can be localized with sub-millimeter precision.
11/20/14
20140342078
Sweetened beverages
Disclosed are flavored and juice beverages sweetened with rebaudioside a (reba) comprising an organic acid and glucono delta lactone.. .
11/20/14
20140342043
Rebaudioside sweetener compositions and food products sweetened with same
Sweetener compositions suitable for use in beverage products and other food products are disclosed, as well as food products sweetened with the novel sweetener compositions. Disclosed food products include dry foods and beverage products, such as carbonated or un-carbonated ready-to-drink beverages as well as syrups for dilution to make ready-to-drink beverages, such as diet or other reduced calorie beverages.
11/20/14
20140341547
An apparatus and method of audio stabilizing
A method comprising: determining a spatial audio signal; determining an apparatus motion parameter; and stabilizing the spatial audio signal dependent on the apparatus motion parameters.. .
11/20/14
20140341543
Method for playing multimedia content, a related system and related playback module
The present invention relates to a method, a related system and a related playback module for playing multimedia content from a multimedia content source wherein first an audio signal is extracted from the multimedia content provided by the multimedia content source and subsequently the audio signal extracted by the extracting means is amplified. The method further includes the steps of controlling the playing of the multimedia content, generating an audio replacement signal and switching between the audio signal extracted from said multimedia content and the audio replacement signal in case of controlling the playing of the multimedia content, where the switching between the audio signal extracted from the multimedia content to the audio replacement signal is executed before the actual controlling of the playing of said multimedia content..
11/20/14
20140341534
Digital postcard
The digital postcard is a hand held device used to transmit messages via color monitor display eliciting previously recorded digital media and/or audio files. The digital postcard contains simplistic navigational buttons used for directing the viewing of media and/or audio files.
11/20/14
20140341529
Method and apparatus for creating a custom track
A method and system for creating and editing video and/or audio tracks is described. The method includes providing at least one artist, venue, and track available for selection and providing at least one clip associated with the at least one artist, venue, and track.
11/20/14
20140341528
Recording and providing for display images of events associated with power equipment
Among other things, one or more techniques and/or systems are provided for identifying event images captured during an event associated with power equipment, such as a maintenance action. An entity, such as a maintenance technician, is equipped with an image recorder and an audio recorder.
11/20/14
20140341419
Integrated loudspeaker assemblies
An integrated loudspeaker assembly along with associated methods and systems for enhancing audio output from a consumer electronic device including such an integrated loudspeaker assembly are disclosed. More particularly an integrated loudspeaker assembly configured to utilize the enclosure of an associated consumer electronic device for back volume is disclosed.
11/20/14
20140341415
Internal-external speaker headphones that transform into a portable sound system
Combination headphones having internal speakers and external speakers. A controller allows for audio to be emitted from the internal speakers, the external speaker, or both.
11/20/14
20140341414
Air conditioner
An air conditioner is provided. The air conditioner may include a body including an outlet and an audio collecting device provided on one side of the outlet, the audio collecting device including a microphone that collects audio input.
11/20/14
20140341413
Waterproof audio and storage system
A portable and waterproof audio reproduction device is provided, comprising a case having a base and a lid defining an internal volume, and further including a seal between the base and the lid sufficient to prevent water from entering the internal volume when the lid is closed onto the base. The case includes control electronics within the internal volume, wherein the control electronics are adapted to receive an audio signal from an audio device located either inside the case or outside the case.
11/20/14
20140341412
Portable electronic device with enhanced sound reproduction
A miniaturized and portable electronic device with enhanced audio output includes a main body, an internal sound guiding pipe and a surface-mounted but internal loudspeaker. The main body defines a plurality of first sound holes and a plurality of second sound holes at respective ends of the main body.
11/20/14
20140341411
Dual purpose pill reminder and tamper detector
An audio signal analysis method is provided for detecting the opening and closing of a medicine bottle cap in a robust manner using a micro speaker and a microphone along with associated mixed signal electronics. It is also used for robust tamper detection and for monitoring liquid medication consumption accurately.
11/20/14
20140341410
Speaker apparatus suitable for use with a computer
A speaker apparatus suitable for use with a computer operable for communicating audio signals to the speaker apparatus. The speaker apparatus includes a housing having a top portion and a body portion adjacent the top portion.
11/20/14
20140341408
Method and apparatus for conveying information from home appliances to a hearing assistance device
Disclosed herein, among other things, are methods and apparatus for providing a gateway for a wireless hearing assistance device. One aspect of the present subject matter relates to a method for wirelessly communicating with a hearing assistance device.
11/20/14
20140341406
Hearing device and a method for receiving wireless audio streaming
A method for receiving wireless audio streams in a hearing device includes: receiving audio packages of a primary audio stream from a primary transmitter unit having a primary transmitter unit address; evaluating a first parameter of the primary audio stream; and if the first parameter fulfills a search criterion: searching for pilot packages from available transmitter units; determining an optimum transmitter unit based on one or more pilot package parameters of the pilot packages from the available transmitter units; and receiving audio packages of an audio stream from the optimum transmitter unit.. .
11/20/14
20140341404
Multi-channel audio rendering
A multi-channel audio rendering system comprises an audio renderer (113) which generates audio signals for a plurality of audio channels. A plurality of interchangeable speaker units (101-109) comprises a battery (205) and an audio transducer (207) for rendering an audio signal.
11/20/14
20140341400
Impedance matching circuit for driving a speaker system
An impedance matched resonant circuit uses inductors coupling an audio source and a speaker array in order to reduce feedback reflection induced by an audio signal traveling from the audio source to the array of speakers. An rc circuit could also be coupled to the positive and negative terminals of the speaker array to reduce the slope differential of the audio signal at certain frequencies.
11/20/14
20140341399
Method and apparatus for controlling portable audio devices
Embodiments of the disclosure may provide an apparatus and method of controlling and altering the acoustic output of audio devices that are used in conjunction with a computing device. In some embodiments, the apparatus and methods include a wireless speaker communication method and computing device software application that are configured to work together to more easily setup and deliver audio information from an audio source to one or more portable audio speakers..
11/20/14
20140341398
Multichannel digital audio interface
A multichannel input device with automatic number-of-channels detection includes an automatic channel and bit depth detector, a digital audio interface (dai), an analog device, and a digital-to-analog converter (dac) coupling the dai to the analog device. The automatic number-of-channels and bit depth detector has a bclk input, a lrclk input, a number of channels nchan output, and a bit depth b output.
11/20/14
20140341396
Smart automatic audio recording leveler
The invention is directed to systems, methods and computer program products for adjusting audio properties after recording an audio. An exemplary method includes recording audio using an audio capturing system, wherein the recorded audio is associated with an audio level; determining one or more audio signal properties associated with the recorded audio; comparing the audio level with a first predetermined threshold level; and in response to determining the audio level is greater than a first predetermined threshold level, adjusting the recorded audio based at least partially on modifying the one or more determined audio signal properties, wherein the adjusting step is performed a finite time interval following the recording step..
11/20/14
20140341395
Audio processing apparatus, reproduction apparatus, audio processing method and program
The disclosed apparatus extracts particular instrument sounds included in music in real time during music reproduction. The audio processing section 12 has an attack decision section 42 that decides attack positions of the bass drum sounds in audio signals, a bass drum sounds decision section 43 that decides sound periods of the bass drum in the audio signals, and a bass drum sounds extraction section 44 that extracts bass drum sounds using a time varying type filter for the attack positions and an adaptive type filter for the sound periods..
11/20/14
20140341393
Electronic device and method for reproducing audio signals
In a method of reproducing audio signals using an electronic device, the electronic device decodes an audio file to generate original digital audio signals, and attenuates the original digital audio signals having frequencies that are lower than a preset cutoff frequency. The electronic device further amplifies each of attenuated digital audio signals and the original digital audio signals having frequencies that are higher than the preset cutoff frequency with a preset gain.
11/20/14
20140341392
Augmentation of a beamforming microphone array with non-beamforming microphones
Embodiments of the present disclosure include an apparatus (116) configured to perform beamforming on multiple audio input signals. The apparatus (116) includes a first plurality of microphones (302, 502) configured to resolve first audio input signals within a first frequency range.
11/20/14
20140341390
Method and apparatus for transmitting wireless audio streams
A method for transmitting wireless audio streams in an audio system comprising a first transmitter unit, the method includes: transmitting a first audio block in a first audio frame, the first audio block comprising a first primary audio package having a transmitter unit address of the first transmitter unit; transmitting a first primary pilot package, the first primary pilot package comprising the transmitter unit address of the first transmitter unit, a first primary time offset, and a channel identifier of a first primary audio package of a second audio block in a second audio frame; and transmitting the first primary audio package of the second audio block at a start time depending on the first primary time offset and the channel identifier.. .
11/20/14
20140341388
Adaptive audio equalization for personal listening devices
An audio processor has an active noise cancellation (anc) processor to compute an s-filter, which estimates a transfer function from an earpiece speaker, that is to be worn by a user, to an error microphone. The anc processor adaptively produces an anti noise signal for reducing ambient noise that can be heard by the user.
11/20/14
20140341383
Noise reduction via tuned acoustic echo cancellation
An embodiment provides a method, including: accessing a tuned corrective mask stored in a memory device; forming, using a processor, a tuned acoustic echo cancellation mask utilizing the tuned-corrective mask; applying, using a processor, the tuned acoustic echo cancellation mask to a digital audio signal; and outputting an echo-cancelled audio signal. Other aspects are described and claimed..
11/20/14
20140341381
Loudspeaker noise inspection method, loudspeaker noise inspection device and recording medium for recording a loudspeaker noise inspection program
A loudspeaker noise inspection method is to be implemented by an electronic device and includes the steps of: obtaining a frequency sweeping audio signal from an audio output generated by a loudspeaker in response to a frequency sweeping input signal; performing differentiation upon the frequency sweeping audio signal so as to generate a differentiated frequency sweeping audio signal; and dividing the differentiated frequency sweeping audio signal by a constant which is greater than 2π times a maximum frequency of the frequency sweeping audio signal, so as to obtain an attenuated frequency sweeping audio signal for inspection of a noise pulse in the frequency sweeping audio signal.. .
11/20/14
20140341357
Delivery of alarm system event data and audio
Delivery of alarm system event data and audio. In certain aspects, a method for delivery of alarm system event data is described, including communicating alarm event data from an alarm system to a private telecommunications switch.
11/20/14
20140341269
Video encoding method and apparatus
A video encoding method and apparatus are provided, in which the method comprises the steps of obtaining respective original picture data in sequence; generating respective multi-media audio and video files in sequence according to the obtained original picture data; parsing each multi-media audio and video file, encapsulating the result of parsing according to a predetermined standard to obtain encoded picture data corresponding to each multi-media audio and video file and conforming to the predetermined standard, and outputting the encoded picture data. The solutions in the present disclosure may meet the need of stream-typed video traffic for small granularity encoded picture data in frame level..
11/20/14
20140341205
High speed overlay mode for burst data and real time streaming (audio) applications
In a wireless 802.15.4 communication system (300), a high-speed data frame structure (340) is provided which uses the 802.15.4 shr structure that is spread modulated to obtain the synchronization benefits of the 802.15.4 protocol, but which uses a modified data frame structure for the payload portion without using spreading to thereby improve its transmission efficiency. The transmission efficiency can be further increased by increasing the size of the data payload (and correspondingly, the frame length size)..


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