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Securing file trust with file format conversions

Systems and methods for determining user output preferences

Display inserts, overlays, and graphical user interfaces for multimedia systems

Date/App# patent app List of recent Audio-related patents
09/11/14
20140259181
 Electronic support allowing access to remote audio/video assets patent thumbnailElectronic support allowing access to remote audio/video assets
A physical device, the possession of which may provide access to digital media content in a fashion similar to the possession of a dvd providing access to the media content stored thereupon on a suitable dvd player. The possession of the physical device grants access to digital content stored on a remote server using a suitable device such as e.g., a set-top box or media player having internet connectivity.
09/11/14
20140259159
 Securing file trust with file format conversions patent thumbnailSecuring file trust with file format conversions
Approaches for ensuring a digital file does not contain malicious code. A digital file in an original format may or may not contain malicious code.
09/11/14
20140259087
 Systems and methods for determining user output preferences patent thumbnailSystems and methods for determining user output preferences
A method is disclosed for determining audiovisual output preference. The method comprises providing first and second stimuli having respective sets of audio and visual characteristics.
09/11/14
20140259074
 Display inserts, overlays, and graphical user interfaces for multimedia systems patent thumbnailDisplay inserts, overlays, and graphical user interfaces for multimedia systems
A disclosed digital media device operational at user premises to receive media signals from a media source for presentation via endpoint devices such as a television display. The digital media device can include gateway and digital media management functionality and can be referred to as a gateway and digital media device.
09/11/14
20140259073
 Interactive television program guide with selectable languages patent thumbnailInteractive television program guide with selectable languages
An interactive television program guide is provided. The interactive television program guide provides a user with the opportunity to select a language for playing television programming and displaying program guide text.
09/11/14
20140259071
 Method for virtual channel management, network-based multimedia reproduction system with virtual channel, and computer readable storage medium patent thumbnailMethod for virtual channel management, network-based multimedia reproduction system with virtual channel, and computer readable storage medium
Method for virtual channel management, in an embodiment, for use in an electronic device includes the following steps. At least one command indicating virtual channel management is detected.
09/11/14
20140259050
 Mechanism for facilitating synchronization of audio and video between multiple media devices patent thumbnailMechanism for facilitating synchronization of audio and video between multiple media devices
A mechanism for facilitating dynamic synchronization of audio and video for multiple media devices is described. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes first logic to insert a signature in an audio portion of an audio/video data stream.
09/11/14
20140259042
 Systems and methods for searching based on information in commercials patent thumbnailSystems and methods for searching based on information in commercials
A system that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, determining if a commercial contains one of metadata, close captioning information, recognizable speech in an audio component of the commercial, or a combination thereof in response to determining that the commercial does not contain metadata, but does contain close captioning information, an advertised show is identified based on the close captioning information. Likewise, in response to determining that the commercial contains neither metadata, nor close captioning information, but does contain recognizable speech in an audio component of the commercial, the advertised show is identified based on the recognizable speech.
09/11/14
20140259041
 Associating audio tracks of an album with video content patent thumbnailAssociating audio tracks of an album with video content
An example method comprises determining, by a computing device, an indication of video content, determining, by the computing device and based at least in part on the indication, one or more candidate albums, selecting, by the computing device, a particular candidate album of the one or more candidate albums based at least in part on a match between an audio fingerprint of an audio track included in the video content and an audio fingerprint of an audio track included in the particular candidate album, and sending, by the computing device, a message that associates the video content with the particular candidate album.. .
09/11/14
20140258864
 Audio driver user interface patent thumbnailAudio driver user interface
A method for an audio driver user interface comprising: capturing at least two audio signals (1 1, 14, 101); determining a trajectory of an audio source from the at least two audio signals (103); and generating a user interface input dependent on the trajectory of the audio source (105).. .
09/11/14
20140258859
Method and system for real-time audio broadcast
The exemplary embodiments relate to methods and systems for a real-time localized audio broadcast to attendants at live entertainment events. One embodiment relates to a method comprising receiving location data indicating a location of a device, determining a frequency based on the location data, wherein the frequency is assigned based on a venue location and an audio channel is broadcast on the frequency at the venue location, displaying a software button on a user interface of the device, wherein the software button corresponds corresponding to the audio channel, receiving a user selection of the software button via the user interface, and tuning a rf tuner contained within the device to the frequency to receive the audio channel..
09/11/14
20140258857
Task assistant having multiple states
A method of providing a task assistant to provide an interface to an application, the method comprising activating the task assistant, the activation having an associated visual display. The method in one embodiment includes receiving input from a user through multimodal input including a plurality of speech input, typing input, and touch input, interpreting the input, and providing a formatted query to the application, receiving data from the application in response to the query, and providing a response to the user through multimodal output including a plurality of: speech output, text output, non-speech audio output, haptic output, and visual non-text output, wherein the task assistant has a plurality of active states, each of the active states having an associated visual display..
09/11/14
20140258856
Task assistant including navigation control
A method of providing a task assistant to provide an interface to an application is described. The method includes, in one embodiment, identifying a user and determining whether there is a push notification to be shown to the user.
09/11/14
20140258747
Techniques for multimedia playback
Various embodiments are generally directed to an apparatus, method and other techniques for receiving multimedia information at a computing device and receiving one or more of power information and bandwidth information for the computing device. In various embodiments, video processing may be disabled for the computing device when the power information is below a power threshold or bandwidth information is below a bandwidth threshold and an audio only portion of multimedia information may be sent to one or more output devices coupled to the computing device.
09/11/14
20140258514
Media delivery system and method for transporting media to desired target devices
A media delivery system and technique are described to enable a media stream to be received at one end on a user's computer, and then re-streamed to a target device in a form that is suitable for that target. As an example of an implementation of such an embodiment, a streaming video and/or audio feed may be received on a user's media center, then re-streamed to a user's designated target device.
09/11/14
20140258467
Systems and methods for sharing audio feeds
Systems and methods are disclosed for enabling sharing of audio feeds. One method includes receiving, from a user over a network, a request to add an audio feed to a collection managed by the user; storing, in a database, a url of the audio feed in relation to the collection; receiving, from the user over the network, a request to share the collection; and generating an rss url of the collection by searching the database for urls of audio feeds stored in relation to the collection..
09/11/14
20140258424
Messaging systems and related methods
A system and method for allowing a purchaser of a gift to associate a personal message (e.g., an audio and/or video message) with the gift is described. The personal message may be associated with the gift via a unique identifier associated with a parcel (e.g., a parcel tracking number) in which the gift is shipped to the intended recipient of the gift.
09/11/14
20140258407
Control apparatus and control method
Systems and methods for selective content sharing with a communication target apparatus are provided. In various aspects, communication with a communication target apparatus may be established, and content indicated by content data may be reproduced, where the reproduced content may represent audio or audio and image content.
09/11/14
20140258324
Task assistant utilizing context for improved interaction
A method of providing a task assistant is described. The task assistant is designed to receive input from a user through multimodal input including a plurality of speech input, typing input, and touch input, determine the meaning of the input, and determining whether there is a context based on prior interactions with the user.
09/11/14
20140258323
Task assistant
A method of providing a task assistant to provide an interface to an application is described. The method comprises receiving input from a user through multimodal input including a plurality of speech input, typing input, and touch input, interpreting the input, and providing a formatted query to the application, receiving data from the application in response to the query, and providing a response to the user through multimodal output including a plurality of: speech output, text output, non-speech audio output, haptic output, and visual non-text output..
09/11/14
20140258318
Automatic fitting of haptic effects
A system is provided that automatically generates one or more haptic effects from source data, such as audio source data. The system fits the one or more haptic effects to the source data by analyzing the source data and identifying one or more haptic effects that are the most similar to the source data.
09/11/14
20140258284
Method and apparatus for organizing segments of media assets and determining relevance of segments to a query
The invention pertains to methods, systems, and apparatus for identifying media items relevant to a selected subject matter, the method comprising determining the subject matter of a first media item, the first media item comprising at least one of audio content and video content, determining the classification within an ontology of the subject matter of the first media item, analyzing the ontology to identify other subject matter related to the subject matter of the first media item, and performing a search for other media items relevant to the subject matter of the first media item as a function of at least the other related subject matter according to the ontology.. .
09/11/14
20140258278
Methods and systems for an information directory providing audiovisual content
Systems and methods provide an online directory service over a network. After receiving a request to view an online directory listing from a network-enabled user terminal, an online directory server may present to the user terminal a directory listing associated with an identifier of audiovisual content.
09/11/14
20140258158
System for recording and broadcasting messages to social networks, web, blog spaces and quick response codes
This invention allows users to record audio or video messages from a variety of sources and automatically distribute them to various websites. Additionally this invention automatically designates a quick response code, for each message, which links to a uniform resource locator for the recorded message so that the quick response code can be placed on printed media and scanned to access the recorded message.
09/11/14
20140258132
System and method for secure electronic transaction
The various embodiments herein provide a system for a secure electronic transaction. The system comprises a dongle connected to a computing device for reading an electronic card data, a client application running on the client device for collecting a transaction information from a customer, a service provider system connected to the computing device through a first communication network for transmitting the collected transaction information and the audio signal from the computing device to the service provider system, a production server located at the service provider system for processing the received card data, a payment server for processing the audio signal, a second communication network for transmitting a processed card data from the production server to a payment system and a payment gateway running on the payment system for interfacing with the service provider system.
09/11/14
20140257995
Method, device, and system for playing video advertisement
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, a device, and a system for playing a video advertisement. The method includes: receiving at least one of image feature data, a subtitle text, and an audio text of a video file sent by a client; obtaining a feature fusion result vector of the video file according to the at least one of the image feature data, subtitle text, and audio text of the video file; performing similarity matching calculation on feature fusion result vectors of advertisement files to be placed and the feature fusion result vector of the video file and determining one or more advertisement files of maximum similarity as a matching advertisement file; and sending the matching advertisement file to the client.
09/11/14
20140257994
Methods and apparatus for sending content to a media player
The present disclosure provides methods and apparatus for sending content to a media player. In general, a user of the disclosed system consumes a plurality of media content (e.g., audio content, visual content, audiovisual content, etc.) distributed from a media server.
09/11/14
20140257827
Generation of a high band extension of a bandwidth extended audio signal
An audio decoder configured to generate a high band extension of an audio signal from an envelope and an excitation. The audio decoder includes a control arrangement configured to jointly control envelope shape and excitation noisiness with a common control parameter (f)..
09/11/14
20140257826
Method and apparatus for audio coding using context dependent information
A method comprising determining a first geographical location; processing contextual dependent data to generate a priori information indicative of the quality of a communication channel associated with the first geographical location, wherein the contextual dependent data comprises at least one communication channel quality measure relating to the first geographical location; determining a codec function signal dependent on the a priori information indicative of the quality of the communication channel associated with the first geographical location; and encoding an audio signal according to the determined codec function signal.. .
09/11/14
20140257823
Real-time scheduling method with reduced input/output latency and improved tolerance for variable processing time
A method and apparatus for processing encoded audio data that operates on batches of data having a predetermined time block size. An input/output memory buffer provides a delay from input to corresponding output of 2+x time blocks where x is a predetermined constant and 0<x<1..
09/11/14
20140257821
System and method for processor wake-up based on sensor data
A system for processor wake-up based on sensor data includes an audio buffer, an envelope buffer, and a processor. The audio buffer is configured to store a first data from a sensor.
09/11/14
20140257820
Method and apparatus for real time emotion detection in audio interactions
The subject matter discloses a computerized method for real time emotion detection in audio interactions comprising: receiving at a computer server a portion of an audio interaction between a customer and an organization representative, the portion of the audio interaction comprises a speech signal; extracting feature vectors from the speech signal; obtaining a statistical model; producing adapted statistical data by adapting the statistical model according to the speech signal using the feature vectors extracted from the speech signal; obtaining an emotion classification model; and producing an emotion score based on the adapted statistical data and the emotion classification model, said emotion score represents the probability that the speaker that produced the speech signal is in an emotional state.. .
09/11/14
20140257808
Apparatus and method for requesting a terminal to perform an action according to an audio command
An apparatus and method for performing a function on a terminal according to a received audio command are provided. The method includes receiving an audio command, determining a command target based on the audio command, and performing a function associated with the command target..
09/11/14
20140257802
Signal processing device, signal processing method, and storage medium
There is provided a signal processing device including a voice pickup unit that picks up a user's voice and generates an audio signal, a signal processing unit that generates a masking voice signal for masking the user's voice according to the audio signal, and a first speaker that reproduces the masking voice signal.. .
09/11/14
20140257798
Conversion of linear predictive coefficients using auto-regressive extension of correlation coefficients in sub-band audio codecs
Disclosed are systems and methods for the efficient conversion of linear predictive coefficients. This method is usable, for example, in the conversion of full band linear predictive coding (“lpc”) coefficients to sub-band lpcs of a sub-band speech codec.
09/11/14
20140257659
Real time risk assessments using risk functions
A driver assistance system takes as input a number of different types of vehicle environment inputs including positions of hazards such as a road boundary, lane boundaries, and objects in the vehicle's environment. The driver assistance uses the inputs to determining a lane change risk function based on the lane boundary position, a road boundary risk function based on the road boundary position, and a collision risk function based on the object position.
09/11/14
20140257127
Gas sensor device
A gas sensor device which is connectable to a portable electronic device, and to associated methods. The gas sensor device includes a sensor adapted to detect a gas of interest in exhaled breath of a subject and provide an output signal which is dependent upon the concentration of gas detected, and an interface of the gas sensor device communicates with the portable electronic device.
09/11/14
20140256511
Equipment, system and method for improving exercise efficiency in a cardio-fitness machine
Equipment and processes to guide users in the experience of rhythmic exercise. Playback of an audio signal, such as a musical phrase, that has known rhythmic structure (e.g., beat pattern) is accompanied, by non-audio sensory cues such as a light signal or tactical signal (vibration) to mark rhythmic events in the audio playback (such as the beginning and end of playback and/or audio pulses (beats).
09/11/14
20140256407
System and method for remotely controlling an electronic gaming device from a mobile device
A system and method for controlling an electronic gaming machine (“egm”) from a mobile device during a remote access play session. The egm is switched between a local access mode in which the inputs on the egm are active and a remote access mode in which the inputs on the egm are de-activated and a player interfaces the egm using a mobile device such as a smartphone or a tablet computer.
09/11/14
20140256293
Adaptable communication techniques for electronic devices
Improved approaches for users of electronic devices to communicate with one another are disclosed. The electronic devices have audio and/or textual output capabilities.
09/11/14
20140256260
Wireless device pairing
A wireless communication network includes a communication source device, such as a bluetooth digital music player and a communication destination device, such as a bluetooth headphone or speaker device. The communication source device is configured to transmit audio signals, such as encoded electrical signals in the audio frequency band, to the communication destination device via a wireless or wired audio communication channel.
09/11/14
20140256214
Multi function toy with embedded wireless hardware
This invention relates to a toy or plush stuffed animal or a doll with built in hardware device connected with a speaker(s) and a microphone(s). The main usage of this toy is to be used as a bluetooth headset, baby activity monitor in conjunction with an mobile application, as a music player with unlimited playback of audio story books or lullaby music, any kind of music when paired with smart phones and any blue tooth enabled devices or as a interactive talk back toy when used with a mobile application..
09/11/14
20140255887
System and method for expressive language, developmental disorder, and emotion assessment
In one embodiment, a method for detecting autism in a natural language environment using a microphone, sound recorder, and a computer programmed with software for the specialized purpose of processing recordings captured by the microphone and sound recorder combination, the computer programmed to execute the method, includes segmenting an audio signal captured by the microphone and sound recorder combination using the computer programmed for the specialized purpose into a plurality recording segments. The method further includes determining which of the plurality of recording segments correspond to a key child.
09/11/14
20140254857
Audio equipped fan
An audio equipped fan is disclosed having a housing defining an inner cavity, a motor disposed at least partially in the inner cavity of the housing and having an output shaft extending therefrom that is rotatable by the motor, a fan connected to the output shaft of the motor and rotatable therewith, a grille connected to the housing and positioned in alignment with the fan, the grille having an interior side and an exterior side and defining first openings through which air may flow while the fan is rotated and second openings through which sound may travel, a speaker connected to at least one of the housing, motor, fan and grille and aligned on the interior side of the grille with the second openings of the grille so that sound may travel through the grille, and a temporary power source connected to the speaker. Related methods are also disclosed..
09/11/14
20140254856
Eardrum supported nanomembrane transducer
A flexible membrane of piezoelectric material sized to be supported by and to conform to the eardrum. Electrodes on the membrane allow the membrane to function as an audio transducer stimulating the eardrum with an audio signal or detecting audio signals at the eardrum.
09/11/14
20140254853
Music listening and playing apparatus
A headset apparatus is provided, the apparatus comprises: a headband; at least two connectors, each of the connectors has at least two arms, a first arm being shorter than a second arm; and at least two speakers, each speaker comprising an audio output element on a first side, each of the audio output elements of each of the speakers face one another during a first music listening mode, and each of the audio output elements of the speakers are designed to be rotated away from one another during a second music playing mode, the rotation causing the change in modes.. .
09/11/14
20140254848
Waterproof controller for audio headsets
Disclosed herein are inline waterproof controllers for electronic devices. The waterproof inline controllers can house and protect a remote controller from damage.
09/11/14
20140254842
Situational hearing enhancement and protection
System and methods can provide both hearing enhancement and hearing protection. An audiogram can be determined for either an individual person or a group of people.
09/11/14
20140254840
Hearing enhancement systems and methods
Systems and methods for providing audio content and hearing-enhancement devices are provided. Systems and methods can be tailored to providing audio content to the hearing impaired, and can include evaluating a response profile of a listener; determining preferred ultrasonic signal parameters based on the listener's response profile; configuring an ultrasonic audio system according to the determined ultrasonic signal parameters; and using the ultrasonic audio system to transforming an audio signal into an ultrasonic pressure wave representing the audio signal..
09/11/14
20140254838
Method and apparatus for controlling audio output of communication terminal
An apparatus for controlling an audio output in a terminal includes: a speaker; an audio processor which demodulates an audio signal via a first path and a second path having different impedances from each other, the audio processor selectively transmits the demodulated audio signal to the speaker via one of the first path and the second path; and a controller which determines an audio output mode and controls a path selection of the audio processor according to the determined audio output mode.. .
09/11/14
20140254837
Integrated audio amplification circuit with multi-functional external terminals
An audio amplification circuit may include an input terminal for receipt of an input signal from a transducer. A signal processor may be coupled to the input terminal for receipt and processing of the input signal to generate a processed digital audio signal in accordance with a programmable configuration setting of the signal processor.
09/11/14
20140254834
Audio signal processing device and parameter adjusting method
An audio signal processing device and a parameter adjusting method, configured such that: a two-channel screen displaying a plurality of parameters for each of two channels allocated to any two channel strips, in accordance with operation of edit buttons of the two channel strips, is displayed on a display; each of a plurality of parameters for one channel, out of the two channels displayed in the two-channel screen, are allocated to a control of each channel strip in a first group; each of a plurality of parameters for the other channel are allocated to a control of each channel strip in a second group; and values of the parameters allocated to the controls are adjusted in accordance with operation of the controls.. .
09/11/14
20140254830
Altering audio signals
A system of altering an audio signal presented to a user may include an input configured to receive data indicating a status of an environment outside of an audio device, where the audio device is configured to present an audio signal to a user. The system may also include a detection unit configured to detect a condition based on the received data and an audio altering unit configured to direct altering of the audio signal presented to the user based on the detection of the condition..
09/11/14
20140254829
Multifunctional led device and multifunctional led wireless conference system
Multifunctional led devices and multifunctional led wireless conference systems are provided. A multifunctional led device includes led light source assembly, led drive and power supply unit, controller unit, audio power amplifier unit, microphone module, wireless transceiver module, speaker unit, and/or audio codec unit.
09/11/14
20140254828
System and method for personalization of an audio equalizer
The invention is directed to synthesizing a personalized audio equalization filter based on an individual's hearing profile when listening to audio signals using a preferred electronic means of transduction and production of the audio signals through headphones, earphones, or loudspeakers and is presented in two steps. In the first step, the deviation of the listener's hearing profile, when the preferred listening device is donned, is measured and recorded relative to predetermined equal-loudness contours (e.g., iso standard equal-loudness contours).
09/11/14
20140254827
Method and circuitry for processing audio signals
An audio signal processing method and circuitry that processes an input audio signal by filtering the input audio signal with a high pass filter to produce a filtered audio signal, which is input to a compressor. A first intermediate audio signal is produced based on the compressor output signal.
09/11/14
20140254826
Virtual pre-amplifier and effects system and methods for customizing and using the same in live performances
The technology in one embodiment includes an audio-processing unit, for processing an input audio signal using a pre-established audio feature. The unit includes a processor, an audio-device input in operative communication with the processor, and a system-user interface being in operative communication with the processor.
09/11/14
20140254823
Distributed automatic level control for a microphone array
A distributed automatic level control function is provided, in which information relating to a common automatic level control parameter is transmitted to each of a plurality of microphone devices, wherein the information transmitted to at least one microphone device is derived from an audio sample of at least one different microphone device. Each microphone device produces the common automatic level control parameter based on the information received by the microphone device and applies the common automatic level control parameter produced by the microphone device to a distributed automatic level controller of the microphone device..
09/11/14
20140254822
Device for controlling and cleaning wired audio headsets
Elements for winding up the cable of the headset.. .
09/11/14
20140254821
Wheel cover
The present disclosure describes and teaches a wheel cover that is used to cover the disc portion of a vehicle wheel. The wheel cover has at least an inner plate and an outer shield, both of which are attached to the wheel disc by screwing bolts and bolt heads, ensuring secure attachment of the wheel cover.
09/11/14
20140254820
Methods and devices to generate multiple-channel audio recordings
Methods and devices to generate a multiple-channel audio recording are disclosed. An example method includes initiating a registration of a first device in response to determining that the first device is in a physical location of an event, sending first registration information to register the first device for the event, recording first audio via the first device, and sending the first audio for combination with second audio recorded via a second device..
09/11/14
20140254818
System and method for automatically switching operational modes in a bluetooth earphone
Disclosed is a system and method for automatically switching operational modes in a bluetooth earphone. The system includes a first sensor, and a second sensor disposed within left speaker and right speaker of the earphone to detect an earphone in-use situation, and an earphone unused situation, a built-in bluetooth chip electronically configured in the body of the earphone to receive an earphone in-use signal, and an earphone unused signal from the first sensor, and the second sensor, and an electrical switching circuit in communication with the bluetooth chip to enable smooth transition of the earphone between a first operational mode, and a second operational mode, wherein, in the first operational mode, the earphone transmits and receives wireless bluetooth signals to and from an external bluetooth enabled communication device and plays audio signals, and in the second operational mode, the earphone plays no audio signals until the first sensor and the second sensor further detects the earphone in-use situation..
09/11/14
20140254817
Orientation free handsfree device
Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products are provided to indicate or automatically configure headphone channel orientation based on a physical orientation determination. An apparatus is provided that is configured to at least determine an orientation of the headphone device; analyze the determined orientation; and provide an indication of the determined orientation or adjust the output channel configuration of the apparatus for the headphone device.
09/11/14
20140254816
Content based noise suppression
Apparatus and methods for audio noise attenuation are disclosed. An audio signal analyzer can determine whether an input audio signal received from a microphone device includes a noise signal having identifiable content.
09/11/14
20140254813
Audio processor circuits for acoustic echo cancellation and method therefor
In one form, an audio processor circuit includes a first digital signal processing circuit, a second digital signal processing circuit, and an interleaver. The first digital signal processing circuit has an input for receiving a far-end audio signal, and an output.
09/11/14
20140254812
Method and apparatus to evaluate audio equipment via filter banks for dynamic distortions and or differential phase and frequency modulation effects
A testing method or apparatus utilizes filter banks to measure time varying or dynamic harmonic distortion or intermodulation distortion from a device. With a stairstep or arbitrary signal and filter banks, nth order harmonic and or intermodulation distortion is measured via the filter banks at different offsets provided by an arbitrary low frequency signal.
09/11/14
20140254809
Audio accessory circuitry and method compatible with both msft mode and digital communication mode
An audio accessory key detection system (40) includes a host circuit (2-3) coupled to communicate via a microphone line (7) with an accessory circuit (3-3) in either a msft mode or a digital communication mode. Depletion mode transistors (44-1,2,3) in the accessory circuit are coupled between keys (15-1,2,3) of the accessory circuit, respectively.
09/11/14
20140254808
Medical feedback system based on sound analysis in a medical environment
The present invention relates to a medical feedback system (100) based on sound analysis in a medical environment. With a sound scene analyzer (ssa, 10) being capable of analyzing and classifying an audio signal so as to obtain a list of one or more sound sources in the medical environment surrounding the patient, and a sound-level analyzer (sla, 20) being capable of providing an indicator for perceived levels of corresponding sound from the list of sound sources, advanced sound analysis is possible.
09/11/14
20140254807
Signature matching of corrupted audio signal
Devices and methods that match audio signatures to programming content stored in a remote database.. .
09/11/14
20140254806
Systems and methods for interactive broadcast content
Devices and methods for scoring viewer's interactions with content broadcast on a presentation device by processing at least one audio signal received by a microphone proximate the viewer and the presentation device, to generate at least one audio signature, which is compared to at least two different reference audio signatures.. .
09/11/14
20140254805
Systems and methods for protecting a speaker
In accordance with these and other embodiments of the present disclosure, systems and methods may include a controller configured to be coupled to an audio speaker, wherein the controller receives an audio input signal, and based on a displacement transfer function associated with the audio speaker, processes the audio input signal to generate an output audio signal communicated to the audio speaker, wherein the displacement transfer function correlates an amplitude and a frequency of the audio input signal to an expected displacement of the audio speaker in response to the amplitude and the frequency of the audio input signal.. .
09/11/14
20140254804
Systems and methods for protecting a speaker
In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, systems and methods may include a controller configured to be coupled to an audio speaker, wherein the controller receives one or more signals indicative of one or more operating characteristics of the audio speaker and compares the one or more operating characteristics to one or more speaker protection thresholds, and based on the comparison, processes an audio input signal to generate an audio output signal communicated from the controller to the audio speaker, further wherein the one or more speaker protection thresholds are based on offline reliability testing of one or more audio speakers similar to the audio speaker and the controller generates one or more modeled parameters for the audio speaker and modifies the one or more speaker protection thresholds based on the one or more modeled parameters.. .
09/11/14
20140254803
Rfid transceiver for remote control
A transceiver for remote control, the transceiver includes an amplifier configured to receive an audio signal from a first electronic device and amplify the audio signal; a transmission module electrically connected to the amplifier to receive the amplified audio signal and generating a first carrier signal; a power supply connected to the transmission module; and a receiver module connected to the first electronic device and the power supply, wherein the amplified audio signal is configured to modulate the first carrier signal generated by the transmission module, and the audio signal is one of a left channel audio signal and a right channel audio signal from the first electronic device.. .
09/11/14
20140254801
Down-mixing compensation for audio watermarking
Example methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture to implement down-mixing compensation for audio watermarking are disclosed. Example methods disclosed herein to compensate for audio channel down-mixing when embedding watermarks in a multichannel audio signal include obtaining a watermark to be embedded in respective ones of a plurality of audio channels of the multichannel audio signal.
09/11/14
20140254793
Shannon security double symmetrical cryptogram method by coding information for telematic and electronic transmission
An invention in the field of information society for making data and information inaccessible to unauthorized persons in order to protect the privacy of data and information during electronic transmission using a cryptographic method for reliable, fast and secure encryption widely used in industry (private and public telecommunications sectors, computing, national defense, computer programs, electronic payment transactions and banking operations, cryptography of musical and audiovisual works and digital signatures and certificates) by means of the use of the following technical means in sequential and successive order: 1. An alphanumeric matrix, 2.
09/11/14
20140254777
System and method for multi-modal audio mining of telephone conversations
A system and method for the automated monitoring of inmate telephone calls as well as multi-modal search, retrieval and playback capabilities for said calls. A general term for such capabilities is multi-modal audio mining.
09/11/14
20140254774
System and method for generating and facilitating comment on audio content
A computer-implemented system and method for generating audio content using a telephony system. The method includes receiving a telephone call initiation request through a computer implemented graphical interface, initiating a telephone call to a selected telephone number, recording at least a portion of the telephone call to generate audio content, and posting the generated audio content on the computer implemented graphical interface to allow one or more users to access the generated audio content..
09/11/14
20140254482
Media delivery platform
A method of delivering an audio and/or visual media file including, for example, one or more of full or partial master recordings of songs, musical compositions, ringtones, videos, films, television shows, personal recordings, animation and combinations thereof, over the air wirelessly, from one or more servers to an electronic device with or without an internet connection, said method comprising transmitting and audio and/or visual media file in compressed format to said electronic device, and wherein the electronic device is effective to receive said audio and/or visual file and playback said audio and/or visual content on demand by a user.. .
09/11/14
20140254437
Simultaneous visual and telephonic access to interactive information delivery
A server, method, and system for providing information to an electronic device are provided. An audio-based connection is established with the electronic device.
09/11/14
20140254327
Rfid transmitter for remote control
A transmitter for remote control, the transmitter includes an amplifier configured to receive a first audio signal from an electronic device and amplify the first audio signal, a transmission module electrically connected to the amplifier to receive the amplified first audio signal and generating a carrier signal, a power supply connected to the transmission module, and an attenuation circuit electrically connected to the transmission module to receive the carrier signal, wherein the amplified first audio signal is configured to modulate the carrier signal and the first audio signal is one of a left channel audio signal and a right channel audio signal output from the electronic device via an audio connector.. .
09/11/14
20140254326
Low-power and battery-free transmitter for remote control
A transmitter for remote control, the transmitter includes a first analog-to-digital converter (adc) configured to receive a first audio signal from a electronic device and convert the first audio signal to a first direct-current (dc) signal, a first boost circuit electrically connected to the first adc to receive and amplify the first dc signal, and a transmission module electrically connected to the first boost circuit to receive the amplified first dc signal, wherein the amplified first dc signal is configured to modulate a carrier signal generated by the transmission module and the first audio signal is one of a left channel audio signal and a right channel audio signal output from the electronic device through an audio connector.. .


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