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04/30/15
20150121541
 Automatically presenting rights protected content on previously unauthorized device patent thumbnailnew patent Automatically presenting rights protected content on previously unauthorized device
A first consumer electronics device includes a computer readable storage medium bearing instructions executable by a processor, and a processor configured for accessing the computer readable storage medium to execute the instructions to configure the processor for receiving a signal indicative of close proximity of the first ce device to a second ce device. The instructions also configure the processor for providing a private key to the second ce device in response to receiving the signal.
Sony Corporation
04/30/15
20150121436
 Presentation timeline synchronization across audio-video (av) streams patent thumbnailnew patent Presentation timeline synchronization across audio-video (av) streams
A system for presentation timeline synchronization across audio-video (av) streams associated with a common event may include memory and a processor. The processor may be configured to receive metadata items from a user device during a live event, the metadata items corresponding to points-in-time marked by the user while being presented with an audio-video (av) stream associated with the live event.
Broadcom Corporation
04/30/15
20150121435
 Method and  local distribution of multiple multimedia channels from multimedia service provider patent thumbnailnew patent Method and local distribution of multiple multimedia channels from multimedia service provider
A set top box (stb) for local distribution of multiple multimedia channels from a multimedia service provider is provided. The stb includes a receiver, a multimedia signal processor, an audio signal processor, and a wireless transmitter.
Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.
04/30/15
20150121416
 Video display device, terminal device, and method thereof patent thumbnailnew patent Video display device, terminal device, and method thereof
A video display apparatus pairs with a first terminal device. The video display apparatus receives an audio-visual content, and displays the audio-visual content.
Lg Electronics Inc.
04/30/15
20150121230
 Networked gaming headset with automatic social networking patent thumbnailnew patent Networked gaming headset with automatic social networking
In an audio setup comprising at least one audio headset configurable to process audio for a user (e.g., when participating in an online multiplayer game), input audio and/or output audio in the audio headset may be monitored, and when the audio matches triggering criteria, one or more update messages may be triggered via a social networking service. The triggering criteria may comprise (or be set based on) identity of the speaker, content of the audio, and/or conditions association with the audio.
Voyetra Turtle Beach, Inc.
04/30/15
20150121227
 Systems and methods for communicating notifications and textual data associated with applications patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods for communicating notifications and textual data associated with applications
Embodiments are provided for communicating notifications and other textual data associated with applications installed on an electronic device. According to certain aspects, a user can interface with an input device to send (218) a wake up trigger to the electronic device.
Google Technology Holdings Llc
04/30/15
20150121198
 Style sheet speculative preloading patent thumbnailnew patent Style sheet speculative preloading
Methods for preloading for a web page externally specified resources of a style sheet are provided. In one aspect, a method includes identifying at least one externally specified resource specified by a style sheet for a web page during download of at least one of the style sheet or the web page.
Google Inc.
04/30/15
20150121178
 Audio content editor for jamming restricted content patent thumbnailnew patent Audio content editor for jamming restricted content
In one exemplary embodiment, a computer-implemented method includes receiving a web page with a web browser in a computing device. A jamming trigger term is received from a database stored in the computing device.
04/30/15
20150120958
 Media stream sharing method and terminal patent thumbnailnew patent Media stream sharing method and terminal
A media stream sharing method and terminal, where the method includes, after a first terminal receives a start instruction triggered by a user to start a service of sharing audio and video, searching for, according to the start instruction, a terminal capable of implementing sharing of a media stream with the first terminal, and displaying the found terminal or terminal list; when the first terminal determines that a terminal selected by a user according to the displayed terminal or terminal list is a second terminal, obtaining a playing attribute of the second terminal; and synchronizing, by the first terminal according to the playing attribute, a media stream currently played to the second terminal, causing the second terminal to decode and play the media stream. The method solves problems of audio and video asynchronization, operational complexity, and high costs during media stream sharing in the prior art..
Huawei Device Co., Ltd.
04/30/15
20150120838
 Method for pairing a computer with a video conference device patent thumbnailnew patent Method for pairing a computer with a video conference device
A method includes generating a random identification token on a computer that identifies the computer; modulating the identification token to an audio signal on the computer; causing, with the computer, a speaker to emit the audio signal receiving, at video conference device, the audio signal with a microphone associated with the video conference device; demodulating the audio signal to the identification token in the video conference device; sending at least the identification token and a unique identifier of the video conference device to the computer; and establishing a communication session through a communication network, that both the computer and video conference device are communicatively connected to, from the computer to the video conference device enabling control of, and data transfer to, the video conference device from the computer.. .
Cisco Technology, Inc.
04/30/15
20150120830
new patent

Distributed audio mixing and forwarding


A scalable media conferencing system minimizes delay while maintaining a consistent session across all of the distributed media servers handling the conference session. Each of the media servers sends a list of the local top streams and their importance.
Cisco Technology, Inc.
04/30/15
20150120726
new patent

Using audio cues to improve object retrieval in video


A method of object retrieval from visual data is provided that includes annotating at least one portion of the visual data with a context keyword corresponding to an object, wherein the annotating is performed responsive to recognition of the context keyword in audio data corresponding to the at least one portion of the visual data, receiving a query to retrieve the object, wherein the query includes a query keyword associated with both the object and the context keyword, identifying the at least one portion of the visual data based on the context keyword, and searching for the object in the at least one portion of the visual data using an appearance model corresponding to the query keyword.. .
Texas Instruments Incorporated
04/30/15
20150120709
new patent

Content reproduction method and apparatus in iptv terminal


An iptv terminal is provided. It is possible to provide an additional service allowing a user to watch video content, in addition to a service for reproducing an audio file, by extracting metadata on the audio file if a reproduction command of the audio file is input, searching for the video content related to the audio file based on the extracted metadata, and receiving and reproducing the video content..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
04/30/15
20150120618
new patent

Artificial intelligence audio apparatus and operation method thereof


An artificial intelligence audio apparatus includes a sensing part which is configured to sense a current location and a temperature and/or a humidity thereof and sense whether a human exists in the current location; and a controller which is configured to receive weather information of the current location from an external server using location information of the current location, determine whether a predetermined greeting should be output when the human exists in the current location, and in response to determining that the predetermined greeting should be output, extract at least one of a greeting voice and a greeting text, from greeting data stored in a storage, which corresponds with a current time, at least one of the temperature and the humidity, and the weather information of the current location, and output the extracted at least one of the greeting voice and the greeting text.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
04/30/15
20150120379
new patent

Systems and methods for passage selection for language proficiency testing using automated authentic listening


Test designers looking for test ideas often search online for audio/video materials. To minimize the time wasted on irrelevant/inappropriate materials, this invention describes a system, apparatus, and method of retrieving media materials for generating test items.
Educational Testing Service
04/30/15
20150120336
new patent

Systems and methods for collecting and transmitting telematics data from a mobile device


A method of analyzing audio signals, such as for a drive monitoring system, includes recording an audio signal from a mobile device, the audio signal including a background audio stream and a residual audio signal. Communication with an audio database is performed to obtain a reference signal.
Tourmaline Labs, Inc.
04/30/15
20150120310
new patent

Audio input device


An audio input device is provided which can include a number of features. In some embodiments, the audio input device includes a housing, a microphone carried by the housing, and a processor carried by the housing and configured to modify an input sound signal so as to amplify frequencies corresponding to a target human voice and diminish frequencies not corresponding to the target human voice.
04/30/15
20150120309
new patent

Error concealment audio signal and decoding audio signal using the same


An error concealment method and apparatus for an audio signal and a decoding method and apparatus for an audio signal using the error concealment method and apparatus. The error concealment method includes selecting one of an error concealment in a frequency domain and an error concealment in a time domain as an error concealment scheme for a current frame based on a predetermined criteria when an error occurs in the current frame, selecting one of a repetition scheme and an interpolation scheme in the frequency domain as the error concealment scheme for the current frame based on a predetermined criteria when the error concealment in the frequency domain is selected, and concealing the error of the current frame using the selected scheme..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
04/30/15
20150120308
new patent

Computationally-assisted musical sequencing and/or composition techniques for social music challenge or competition


An application that manipulates audio (or audiovisual) content, automated music creation technologies may be employed to generate new musical content using digital signal processing software hosted on handheld and/or server (or cloud-based) compute platforms to intelligently process and combine a set of audio content captured and submitted by users of modern mobile phones or other handheld compute platforms. The user-submitted recordings may contain speech, singing, musical instruments, or a wide variety of other sound sources, and the recordings may optionally be preprocessed by the handheld devices prior to submission..
Smule, Inc.
04/30/15
20150120304
new patent

Speaking control method, server, speaking device, speaking system, and storage medium


A speaking control method including a switching step of switching between answer options for an answer to a user in a case where a sound level of target audio data falls within a first predetermined sound-level range, the answer options being associated with a case where audio data content indicated by the target audio data is recognized and a case where the audio data content is not recognized, respectively.. .
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
04/30/15
20150120293
new patent

Method and system for adjusting user speech in a communication session


A system that incorporates the subject disclosure may include, for example, receive user speech captured at a second end user device during a communication session between the second end user device and a first end user device, apply speech recognition to the user speech, identify an unclear word in the user speech based on the speech recognition, adjust the user speech to generate adjusted user speech by replacing all or a portion of the unclear word with replacement audio content, and provide the adjusted user speech to the first end user device during the communication session. Other embodiments are disclosed..
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp
04/30/15
20150120292
new patent

Method for identifying speech and music components of a sound signal


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 specifically, to systems, devices, and methods that automate control when either speech or music is detected over communication links. The present invention provides a novel system and method for monitoring the audio signal, analyze selected audio signal components, compare the results of analysis with a pre-determined threshold value, and classify the audio signal either as speech or music..
04/30/15
20150120286
new patent

Apparatus, process, and program for combining speech and audio data


There is provided a speech processing apparatus including: a data obtaining unit which obtains music progression data defining a property of one or more time points or one or more time periods along progression of music; a determining unit which determines an output time point at which a speech is to be output during reproducing the music by utilizing the music progression data obtained by the data obtaining unit; and an audio output unit which outputs the speech at the output time point determined by the determining unit during reproducing the music.. .
Sony Corporation
04/30/15
20150120285
new patent

Systems and methods for reconstructing an audio signal from transformed audio information


A system and method may be configured to reconstruct an audio signal from transformed audio information. The audio signal may be resynthesized based on individual harmonics and corresponding pitches determined from the transformed audio information.
The Intellisis Corporation
04/30/15
20150120278
new patent

Translation and integration of presentation materials with cross-lingual multi-media support


Computer-based systems and methods are disclosed for translation of a multi-media presentation (e.g., a lecture) along with the accompanying presentation materials. Translation and delivery of text-based presentation materials to a listener is annotated and aligned with audio, so that the listener can follow both the audio and the presentation material.
Facebook, Inc.
04/30/15
20150120266
new patent

Platform framework for wireless media device simulation and design


Embodiments of the invention relate generally to electrical and electronic hardware, computer aided simulation and design, high-level language numerical computation, analysis, programming, and visualization of designs, target hardware compilers, assembly code, computer software, wired and wireless network communications, wearable, hand held, and portable computing devices for facilitating communication of information. More specifically, disclosed is a framework for computer aided simulation and design of audio processors including noise suppression systems for wireless media devices for one or more target hardware platforms..
Aliphcom
04/30/15
20150120184
new patent

Location based tracking


Location information is used to build a database of locations having associated audio, video, image, or text data. In some implementations, a device includes a touch-sensitive display and collects data associated with a geographic location of interest.
Apple Inc.
04/30/15
20150120028
new patent

Analog/digital audio converter and a method thereof


An analog/digital audio converting apparatus enables listening to both digital and analog audio signals received from a digital receiving apparatus and analog audio signals input from an external source using the same receiver by providing a formatter capable of converting the analog audio signal into a digital audio signal with the digital broadcasting receiving apparatus.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
04/30/15
20150120027
new patent

Audio recording system and apparatus


A system and apparatus for recording and archiving diverse communications over radio transmissions. The system and apparatus enables unattended airports to generate a useful archive of all radio communications made by aircraft and ground personnel.
Invisible Intelligence, Llc
04/30/15
20150119652
new patent

Telemedicine visual monitoring device with structured illumination


A system for providing telemedicine support with structured illumination and related methods is described. The telemedicine system provides two-way audio visual communication between a patient and a remote caregiver, as well as controllable illumination of the patient of that can be remotely adjusted to enhance medically-relevant information that can be derived from images of the patient.
Elwha Llc, A Limited Liability Company Of The State Of Delaware
04/30/15
20150119136
new patent

Method and system for a headset with parental control


A gaming headset receives a plurality of audio channels during play of a particular game, determines an identity and/or an age of a gamer that is wearing the gaming headset, and configures operation of the gaming headset based on the determined identity and/or age of the gamer. The gaming headset logs into the particular game using credentials associated with the determined identity and/or age, and selects settings based on the determined identity and/or age of the gamer that is wearing the gaming headset.
Voyetra Turtle Beach, Inc.
04/30/15
20150119130
new patent

Variable audio parameter setting


Various embodiments relating to adjusting a variable audio parameter of a game are provided. In one embodiment, based on a user ability level, a variable audio parameter of the game is adjusted to an adjusted audio parameter that either increases the difficulty level of the game or decreases the difficulty level of the game.
Microsoft Corporation
04/30/15
20150118961
new patent

Vibration energy compensation for a skin surface microphone ("ssm") in wearable communication devices


Embodiments relate generally to wearable electrical and electronic hardware, computer software, wired and wireless network communications, and to wearable/mobile computing devices configured to process audio, in view of noise, and communicate audio. More specifically, disclosed are wearable devices, platforms and methods directed to, for example, provide wearable communication devices, such as a headset.
Aliphcom
04/30/15
20150118960
new patent

Wearable communication device


Embodiments relate generally to wearable electrical and electronic hardware, computer software, wired and wireless network communications, and to wearable/mobile computing devices configured to process audio, in view of noise, and communicate audio. More specifically, disclosed are wearable devices, platforms and methods directed to, for example, provide wearable communication devices, such as a headset.
Aliphcom
04/30/15
20150118953
new patent

Multicast of audio/video streams to authorized recipients over a private wireless network


This invention describes a system that can reuse existing ubiquitous wireless networks such as wifi or bluetooth to transmit audio/video channels to a group of recipients, which can listen/watch to the live transmitted audio/video streams using their own smart phones, tablets or pdas. The system is confined to authorized recipients within a private wireless network and the recipients may see the playlist and library and request any audio/video to be added to the playlist or moved up the play list..
04/30/15
20150117840
new patent

Systems and methods for managing the process of creating custom professional videos


Systems and methods for creating custom professional videos are disclosed. The system includes client computing devices, an administrator computing device, and professional editor computing devices, all of which communicate with one or more servers via a network.
Branding Shorts
04/30/15
20150117833
new patent

Recording method, apparatus, and terminal


A recording method, apparatus, and terminal are provided. The present invention prevents a poor stereophonic effect of a recorded video caused by a change in a terminal's location status.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
04/30/15
20150117830
new patent

Light tracks for media content


Systems and techniques are disclosed for generating a light calibration profile based on one or more light emitters. A light track associated with a media track may be mapped onto the one or more light emitters based on the light calibration profile and the one or more light emitters may be activated based on the mapping.
Google Inc.
04/30/15
20150117697
new patent

Audio playback device


An audio playback device is provided. The audio playback device includes a magnetic module, an annular armature, a coil module and a diaphragm.
Htc Corporation
04/30/15
20150117695
new patent

Orienting earbuds and earbud systems


Embodiments relate generally to wearable electrical and electronic hardware, computer software, wired and wireless network communications, and to wearable/mobile computing devices configured to process audio, in view of noise, and communicate audio. More specifically, disclosed are wearable devices, platforms and methods directed to, for example, provide wearable communication devices, such as a headset.
Aliphcom
04/30/15
20150117691
new patent

Wrist accessory


A wrist accessory apparatus (10) comprises a flexible band (15) and a control unit (20, 21). The band (15) is lightweight, flexible and elastic and is dimensioned for wrapping around the wrist of a user and maintaining the control unit in a flat comfortable position on the top of the user's wrist.
04/30/15
20150117688
new patent

Hybrid hearing device


A hearing device is disclosed, wherein the hearing device may include an audio signal detector configured to detect an audio signal, an output signal generator configured to generate an output signal by adjusting an amplifying gain of the audio signal, a controller configured to determine an output method for the output signal to be one of a bone conduction method or an air conduction method, and an output unit configured to output the output signal.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
04/30/15
20150117687
new patent

Leaky-wave antenna for hearing device


A leaky-wave antenna for a hearing device, the leaky-wave antenna including a coaxial radiator configured to receive audio signals from an external device and to indicate conductivity, and a grounding area provided in the coaxial radiator, wherein the leaky-wave antenna is connected to a housing of the hearing device.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
04/30/15
20150117685
new patent

System and autonomous multi-track audio processing


A method, apparatus, and computer readable medium for mixing a plurality of audio signals within an audio mixing system are disclosed. The method comprises receiving a plurality of audio signals, extracting at least one audio feature from each of the plurality of audio signals, determining, for each of the audio signals, an associated processing control function in accordance with a plurality of the extracted audio features, processing each audio signal in accordance with each associated processing control function, and outputting the plurality of processed audio signals..
Mixgenius Inc.
04/30/15
20150117677
new patent

Adaptive of audio interface and electronic signature token


An adaptive method and device of an audio interface and an electronic signature token are provided. The audio interface comprises a first pin and a second pin, and the method comprises: not implementing an identification operation on the first pin and the second pin of the audio interface when an absolute value of a voltage difference between the first pin and the second pin is less than a first threshold; determining a type of each of the first pin and the second pin according to a sign of the voltage difference between the first pin and the second pin when the absolute value of the voltage difference is greater than or equal to a second threshold, in which the second threshold is greater than or equal to the first threshold; and connecting the identified ground pin to a common ground..
Tendyron Corporation
04/30/15
20150117676
new patent

Devices and methods for audio volume adjustment


Systems, devices and methods are provided for audio volume adjustment. For example, a noise volume level of current ambient noise and a first volume level of a first current audio signal of a first application are acquired using a sound collecting device.
Tencenet Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited
04/30/15
20150117674
new patent

Dynamic audio input filtering for multi-device systems


A method for audio coordination. The method includes connecting electronic devices to a communication session.
Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd.
04/30/15
20150117671
new patent

Method and calibrating multiple microphones


In one embodiment, a method includes capturing sound using a plurality of microphones, wherein the plurality of microphones is associated with a computing system. The method also includes determining energy levels for the plurality of microphones, and determining signal-to-noise ratios (snrs) for the plurality of microphones.
Cisco Technology, Inc.
04/30/15
20150117668
new patent

Airplane seat, audio system, and airplane


The invention relates to an airplane seat having an audio system for playing back audio data, wherein the audio system comprises a volume controller and/or a noise compensation controller, a head rest element having a loudspeaker element that can be swiveled at a swivel angle α, and wherein the volume and/or the degree of noise compensation is controlled subject to the swivel angle α.. .
Lufthansa Technik Ag
04/30/15
20150117667
new patent

Infotainment system


An infotainment system for a vehicle may include a controllable audio reproduction arrangement that is configured to be fixed in the vehicle and to acoustically reproduce an audio signal under the control of a control signal. It may further include a portable device that is freely movable in the vehicle and that is configured to provide the audio and control signals for the audio reproduction arrangement, as well as a wireless connection between the portable device and the audio reproduction arrangement configured to transmit the audio and control signals from the portable device to the audio reproduction arrangement.
Harman Becker Automotive Systems Gmbh
04/30/15
20150117666
new patent

Providing multichannel audio data rendering capability in a data processing device


A method includes distinctly assigning, through a driver component, each audio channel of multichannel audio data in a memory of a data processing device to one or more audio endpoint device(s) of a number of audio endpoint devices communicatively coupled to the data processing device. Each audio endpoint device of the number of audio endpoint devices is capable of supporting a number of audio channels less than a number of audio channels of the multichannel audio data.
Nvidia Corporation
04/30/15
20150117665
new patent

Personal audio device


A personal audio device includes a body which internally includes at least two speakers, a control mechanism, a wireless electrical connecting device, a battery to power the personal audio device, a charging mechanism for the battery, and a magnet integrated into the body. The control mechanism includes at least a microprocessor, an equalizer, an amplifier, an internal memory for storing of audio files, and a plurality of buttons for connection and control of the personal audio device..
04/30/15
20150117664
new patent

Audio information system based on zones and contexts


An audio information system includes: a audio unit configured to be head worn, wherein the audio unit is configured to sound an acoustic scene to a user; and a portable terminal, wherein the audio unit is configured to communicate with the portable terminal, and wherein the portable terminal is configured to retrieve and render object data into the acoustic scene by an acoustic rendering algorithm, and to transmit the acoustic scene to the audio unit, wherein the portable terminal is configured to establish at least one zone that spans a bounded space around a geographical position; wherein the acoustic scene comprises an outside acoustic scene when the audio unit is not in the at least one zone, or an inside acoustic scene when the audio unit is in the at least one zone.. .
Gn Store Nord A/s
04/30/15
20150117663
new patent

Audio codec with audio jack detection function and audio jack detection method


The present invention discloses an audio codec with a jack detection function and an audio jack detection method. An embodiment of the audio codec comprises: a first-contact signal input end operable to electrically connect with a sleeve contact of a plug and receive a first-contact signal indicating the presence or absence of the plug; a second-contact signal input end operable to electrically connect with a ring contact or the sleeve contact of the plug and receive a second-contact signal indicating the presence or absence of the plug; a plug detecting circuit coupled to the first-contact or second-contact signal input end and operable to detect whether a voltage level of the first-contact or second-contact signal has changed to thereby generate a plug detection signal; and a control circuit coupled to the plug detecting circuit and operable to determine the presence or absence of the plug according to the plug detection signal..
Realtek Semiconductor Corporation
04/30/15
20150117662
new patent

Method and system for a headset with profanity filter


A gaming headset receives a plurality of audio channels comprising game audio channels and a chat audio channel during play of a particular game. The gaming headset monitors the received audio channels for predefined words that are associated with particular sounds in a data structure, and in response to detecting predefined words, filters out at least a portion of the detected predefined words from the received plurality of audio channels.
Voyetra Turtle Beach, Inc.
04/30/15
20150117661
new patent

Method and system for electronic packaging for a headset


A product packaging comprises circuitry and a speaker that are operable to detect when the product packaging is opened and/or removed from the packaging, and in response to detecting the removal and/or opening, play one or more pre-loaded audio messages via the speaker. The pre-loaded audio message includes a welcome message and/or setup instructions, which may be interactive.
Voyetra Turtle Beach, Inc.
04/30/15
20150117659
new patent

Electronic hearing protector with quadrant sound localization


An electronic hearing protector includes an ear cup assembly comprising a front exterior microphone that provides a front microphone signal and a rear exterior microphone that provides a rear microphone signal. A processor receives and digitizes the front microphone signal and the rear microphone signal, and provides a front channel signal and a rear channel signal indicative thereof respectively.
Harman International Industries, Inc.
04/30/15
20150117657
new patent

Audio speaker with spatially selective sound cancelling


A system and method for reproducing audio sound. Audio sound, based on an audio signal, is emitted within a space comprising an audio beamwidth.
Blackberry Limited
04/30/15
20150117653
new patent

Method and evaluating audio stream quality


Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and an apparatus for evaluating audio stream quality, where the method for evaluating audio stream quality includes: determining at least one non-silence audio data packet in a to-be-evaluated audio stream, where the to-be-evaluated audio stream includes at least one non-silence audio data packet, and each non-silence audio data packet includes at least one non-silence audio frame; and evaluating the at least one non-silence audio data packet in the to-be-evaluated audio stream to generate audio quality evaluation information. The method and the apparatus for evaluating audio stream quality provided by the embodiments of the present invention can avoid impact of a silence part on evaluation of audio quality, thereby improving accuracy of evaluating audio stream quality..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
04/30/15
20150117651
new patent

Audio output audio correction


An audio output apparatus and a method for audio correction is provided. An audio correction method of an audio output apparatus may include receiving a test signal from a terminal device, generating correction filter information of the terminal device based on the received test signal and a standard signal of the terminal device, and in response to an audio signal being received from the terminal device, correcting the received audio signal based on the correction filter information..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
04/30/15
20150117650
new patent

Method of generating multi-channel audio signal and carrying out same


A method of generating a multi-channel audio signal includes: representing locations of a plurality of speakers as a plurality of polygons whose vertices are located at locations of corresponding speakers; acquiring a location of an object sound; calculating distances between the plurality of polygons and the location of the object sound; selecting one of the plurality of polygons on the basis of the calculated distances; and generating a multi-channel audio signal that corresponds to speakers corresponding to the selected polygon by mapping the object sound to the speakers corresponding to the selected polygon.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
04/30/15
20150117649
new patent

Selective audio source enhancement


A selective audio source enhancement system includes a processor and a memory, and a pre-processing unit configured to receive audio data including a target audio signal, and to perform sub-band domain decomposition of the audio data to generate buffered outputs. In addition, the system includes a target source detection unit configured to receive the buffered outputs, and to generate a target presence probability corresponding to the target audio signal, as well as a spatial filter estimation unit configured to receive the target presence probability, and to transform frames buffered in each sub-band into a higher resolution frequency-domain.
Conexant Systems, Inc.
04/30/15
20150117648
new patent

Audio signal processing device, audio signal processing method, and computer program


Provided is an audio signal processing device including a signal processing section that changes, at a time of generating and outputting 2-channel audio signals to be subjected to sound reproduction by two electroacoustic transducing means located at positions in the vicinities of both ears of a listener, from audio signals of a plurality of and more than two channels, virtual sound image localization positions on a circle around the listener, across the virtual sound image localization positions, the virtual sound image localization position that is supposed for each of the plurality of channels of audio signals provided on the circle.. .
Sony Corporation
04/30/15
20150117626
new patent

Using audio signals to identify when client devices are co-located


A technique manages an online meeting. The technique includes providing an audio output signal to a first client device currently participating in the online meeting.
Citrix Systems, Inc.
04/30/15
20150117191
new patent

Rate control for a communication


Methods and systems for communicating with rate control. A communication is sent and received from a first device to a second device over a network, wherein the communication comprises at least one audio stream and a second communication stream.
Tangome, Inc.


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