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In-ear headphone with sound pick-up capability

Aac Technologies Pte.

In-ear headphone with sound pick-up capability

Decoding of multichannel audio encoded bit streams using adaptive hybrid transformation

Dolby Laboratories Licensing

Decoding of multichannel audio encoded bit streams using adaptive hybrid transformation

Decoding of multichannel audio encoded bit streams using adaptive hybrid transformation

Audio-visual interface for apparatus

Date/App# patent app List of recent Audio-related patents
01/29/15
20150033276
 Method and system for managing multimedia quality of experience in a transport-independent fashion patent thumbnailnew patent Method and system for managing multimedia quality of experience in a transport-independent fashion
Systems and methods are disclosed which adjust virtualized resources for delivery of a real-time multi-media session to a user terminal. Based on resource parameters, setting resource requirements, the user terminal sets resource requirements for delivery of the real-time multi-media session.
Zte (usa) Inc.
01/29/15
20150033275
 Controlling devices in entertainment environment patent thumbnailnew patent Controlling devices in entertainment environment
Embodiments for controlling one or more external audio-visual devices are provided. In one example, a method comprises receiving a device command and determining an intent of the device command.
Microsoft Corporation
01/29/15
20150033250
 Systems, methods and  transmitting data over a voice channel of a wireless telephone network patent thumbnailnew patent Systems, methods and transmitting data over a voice channel of a wireless telephone network
The various embodiments described herein generally provide apparatus, systems and methods which facilitate the transmission of data between a client device and a remote device over a wireless telephone network. More particularly, data from a client device is modulated into an audio signal and transmitted to a wireless telephone.
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.
01/29/15
20150033139
 Communication with on-calls and machines using multiple modalities through single historical tracking patent thumbnailnew patent Communication with on-calls and machines using multiple modalities through single historical tracking
A unified communication (uc) application integrates support actions with client communications. In response to receiving an escalation of an issue from a support technician, the uc client application initiates a communication between a responder and a target device associated with the issue.
Microsoft Corporation
01/29/15
20150033130
 Audio input from user patent thumbnailnew patent Audio input from user
A computing device detects a user viewing the computing device and outputs a cue if the user is detected to view the computing device. The computing device receives an audio input from the user if the user continues to view the computing device for a predetermined amount of time..
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.
01/29/15
20150033123
 Audio-visual interface for apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Audio-visual interface for apparatus
An apparatus comprising at least one processor and at least one memory including computer program code. The at least one memory and the computer program code is configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus at least to perform: associating at least one user interface visual display element and at least one user interface audio display element with a data representation; determining a user interface position for the data representation determining whether the user interface position for the data representation is within a visual display region; outputting the at least one visual display element when the user interface position is within the visual display region; and outputting the at least one audio display element with the user interface position wherein the outputting of at least one audio display element is generated based on the user interface position relative to the visual display region..
01/29/15
20150033121
 Motion based filtering of content elements patent thumbnailnew patent Motion based filtering of content elements
Apparatus, systems, and methods disclosed herein include apparatus, systems, and methods for providing action-based filtering of content elements in an electronic content library. A disclosed method comprises displaying an electronic content library, receiving an action from a user as an input, performing an operation on the electronic content library based on the user action input to yield a revised electronic content library, displaying the revised electronic content library, and saving the revised electronic content library for future access.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.
01/29/15
20150033102
 Direct presentations from content collections patent thumbnailnew patent Direct presentations from content collections
Presenting content includes selecting a subset of content items from a content collection, where at least some of the subset of content items includes a plurality of objects selected from the group of categories consisting of: text, images, web clips, html clips, audio clips, video clips, links to external web content, document attachments, and multimedia attachments and includes displaying content items from the subset of content items on a presentation screen, where intelligent navigation facilitates scanning through objects included with each of the content items. The intelligent navigation may use a dedicated button, a keyboard shortcut and/or a multi-touch gesture for scanning through objects.
Evernote Corporation
01/29/15
20150033042
 Power supply system, electronic device, cable, and program patent thumbnailnew patent Power supply system, electronic device, cable, and program
A power supply system includes an electronic device configured to output from an external audio output terminal a power-supply signal according to a target value for supply voltage when power is supplied to an external device and a cable with a rectifier circuit that rectifies the power-supply signal and generates the supply voltage.. .
Funai Electric Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150032809
 Conference session handoff between devices patent thumbnailnew patent Conference session handoff between devices
In an online conference between a plurality of client devices hosted by at least one server, a first client device receives at least two of an audio session including audio content associated with the online conference, a video session including video content associated with the online conference, and a content session including content associated with the online conference other than audio and video content. A handoff operation is facilitated between the first client device and a second client device such that the second client device receives at least one of the audio session, the video session and the content session from the online conference while the first client device continues to receive at least every other session from the online conference..
Cisco Technology, Inc.
01/29/15
20150032797
new patent

Distributed audio playback and recording


Techniques are disclosed for providing distributed audio playback and recording functionality according to certain embodiments. In such embodiments one or more client audio devices can be connected to a server computing device via a network connection, thereby providing distributed audio playback and recording functionality to the server computing device.
Adobe Systems Incorporated
01/29/15
20150032796
new patent

Personal digital server (pds)


Personal digital server (“pds”) is a unique computer application for the storage, updating, management and sharing of all types of digital media files, including audio, video, images and documents, irrespective of their format. Pds provides users with a single location to store and access, both locally and remotely, all of their digital media.
01/29/15
20150032706
new patent

Enveloping for cloud computing via wavefront muxing


Data files with digital envelops may be used for many new applications for cloud computing. The new applications include games and entertainments such as digital fortune cookies, and treasure hunting, unique techniques for digital right management, or even additional privacy and survivability on data storage and transport on cloud computing.
01/29/15
20150032700
new patent

Electronic interactive personal profile


The invention involves an interactive live verified profile. Any type of information can be stored in the profile, such as text, audio, video, graphics, etc.
01/29/15
20150032697
new patent

System and dynamic and automatic synchronization and manipulation of real-time and on-line streaming media


The present invention relates generally to a system that creates a real-time collaboration and synchronization of multiple, disparate media components, and more particularly to a system that creates dynamic relations and includes notations and annotations in text, audio, video, bookmark, and marked area without affecting the integrity of the original media source making it possible to later search any of these components independently using regular text search or further phonetic and image recognition searches.. .
Cut2it, Inc.
01/29/15
20150032654
new patent

Online interviewing techniques for job applicants


A method for evaluating an applicant for a job includes transmitting applicant presentation information from a server to a computer associated with an applicant and receiving applicant response information at the server from the computer associated with the applicant. The applicant presentation information includes at least one question and a record icon.
01/29/15
20150032547
new patent

Methods for providing advertisements in a digital radio and devices thereof


A method, non-transitory computer readable medium, and a mobile computing device comprises receiving multiplexed data comprising an audio program and one or more advertisements from a broadcasting computing device, wherein the advertisements are each assigned to one of one or more genres. The received multiplexed data is demultiplexed to separate the audio program and the one or more advertisements.
Wipro Limited
01/29/15
20150032461
new patent

Subband block based harmonic transposition


The present document relates to audio source coding systems which make use of a harmonic transposition method for high frequency reconstruction (hfr), as well as to digital effect processors, e.g. Exciters, where generation of harmonic distortion add brightness to the processed signal, and to time stretchers where a signal duration is prolonged with maintained spectral content.
Dolby International Ab
01/29/15
20150032450
new patent

Apparatus and providing enhanced telephonic communications


A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, device that determines a presence of a first communication device being nearby and engaged in an active voice call with a second communication device. An offer to transcribe a portion of the active voice call is presented in response to the determination.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp
01/29/15
20150032449
new patent

Method and using convolutional neural networks in speech recognition


Speech recognition techniques are employed in a variety of applications and services serving large numbers of users. As such, there is an increasing demand for speech recognition systems with enhanced performance.
Nuance Communications, Inc.
01/29/15
20150032448
new patent

Method and expansion of search queries on large vocabulary continuous speech recognition transcripts


The subject matter discloses a method for expansion of search queries on large vocabulary continuous speech recognition transcripts comprising: obtaining a textual transcript of audio interaction generated by the large vocabulary continuous speech recognition; generating a topic model from the textual transcripts; said topic model comprises a plurality of topics wherein each topic of the plurality of topics comprises a list of keywords; obtaining a search term; associating a topic from the topic model with the search term; and generating a list of candidate term expansion words by selecting keywords from the list of keywords of the associated topic; said candidate term expansion words are of high probability to be substitution errors of the search term that are generated by the large vocabulary continuous speech recognition.. .
Nice-systems Ltd
01/29/15
20150032446
new patent

Method and system for signal transmission control


An audio signal with a temporal sequence of blocks or frames is received or accessed. Features are determined as characterizing aggregately the sequential audio blocks/frames that have been processed recently, relative to current time.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
01/29/15
20150032374
new patent

Information terminal, server device, searching system, and searching method thereof


An object of the present invention is to provide a technique of an information terminal that allows more efficient utilization of high-level searching functions. The information terminal is provided with an audio input accepting unit to accept an input of speech information, a communication unit to establish communication with a predetermined server device via a network, an output unit, a poi specifying unit to transmit the speech information accepted by the audio input accepting unit to the server device and receive information specifying a candidate of a poi (point of interest) associated with the speech information, a poi candidate output unit to output to the output unit, the information specifying the candidate of the poi received by the poi specifying unit, and a route searching unit to accept a selective input of the information specifying the candidate of the poi, and search for a route directed to the poi..
Clarion Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150032364
new patent

Navigation device


A navigation includes a next audio output state storage that stores, as a next audio output, an audio output which is started the next time when one audio output is completed, a next audio output state determiner that determines whether or not to output the next audio output on the basis of both the storing state of the next audio output and current navigation information, and an output determiner that, when a plurality of playback requests coincide, outputs an audio output having a higher one of priorities acquired from the priority holder, and stores an audio output having a lower one of the priorities in the next audio output state storage as a next audio output, and that determines an audio output to be played back according to the determination by the next audio output state determiner when one audio output is completed.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
01/29/15
20150032238
new patent

Method and device for audio input routing


A method on a mobile device for processing an audio input is described. A trigger for the audio input is received.
Motorola Mobility Llc
01/29/15
20150031941
new patent

Eardrum implantable devices for hearing systems and methods


An implantable device is configured for placement in the eardrum to transmit an audio signal to a user. The device may be configured to improve transmission of an electromagnetic signal from an input assembly on a lateral side of an eardrum to an output assembly positioned on a medial side of the eardrum, for example, at least partially in the middle ear of the user.
Earlens Corporation
01/29/15
20150031869
new patent

High-purity steviol glycosides


Methods of preparing highly purified steviol glycosides, particularly rebaudiosides a, d and x are described. The method includes expression of udp-glucosyltransferases from stevia rebaudiana bertoni, which are capable converting certain steviol glycosides to rebaudiosides a, d and x.
The Coca-cola Company
01/29/15
20150031419
new patent

Method and device for loudness level determination


A method on a mobile device for providing an audio output to a user at a determined loudness level is described. A text input is received.
Motorola Mobility Llc
01/29/15
20150031416
new patent

Method and device for command phrase validation


A method on a mobile device for a wireless network is described. An audio input is monitored for a trigger phrase spoken by a user of the mobile device.
Motorola Mobility Llc
01/29/15
20150031340
new patent

Remote messaging for mobile communication device and accessory


Message notifications to an accessory from a mobile communication device are provided according to some embodiments of the invention. When a message such as a text message, email, and/or voicemail is received at a mobile communication device, the mobile communication device can notify an attached accessory that a message has been received.
Apple Inc.
01/29/15
20150031289
new patent

Autonomous discovery and control of devices via an overlay communication channel


Embodiments relate generally to electrical and electronic hardware, computer software, wired and wireless network communications, electronic media presentation of audio and video, and wearable/mobile computing devices configured to facilitate communication among electronic devices, including mobile phones and media devices that present audio and/or video content. More specifically, disclosed are systems, components and methods to autonomously discover and/control operation of devices, such as media devices, by modulating and demodulating packet characteristics to establish an overlay communication channel.
01/29/15
20150030313
new patent

Displaying session audit logs


Methods and apparatus for generation of session audit log displays are disclosed. Audit log data is captured in association with at least one session in a computerized system.
Ssh Communications Security Oyj
01/29/15
20150030197
new patent

Audio accessory with improved ear hook and low frequency acoustic performance


A device (400) includes a device hook receiver (503). The device hook receiver defines a port (707) to an acoustic chamber (1103) disposed within the device.
Motorola Mobility Llc
01/29/15
20150030196
new patent

Custom earphone with dome in the canal


An in-ear earphone featuring a housing, an audio output device carried in the housing, a hollow elongated stem formed integral with the housing and a toroidal-shaped ear dome. The stem having a first output end extending therefrom and being audibly coupled at a second input end to the output device.
Chicago Custom Acoustics, Inc.
01/29/15
20150030195
new patent

In-ear headphone with sound pick-up capability


An in-ear headphone with sound pick-up capability is disclosed. The in-ear headphone includes a pair of ear pieces.
Aac Technologies Pte. Ltd.
01/29/15
20150030192
new patent

Mixing of in-the-ear microphone and outside-the-ear microphone signals to enhance spatial perception


This document provides a hearing assistance device for playing processed sound inside a wearer's ear canal, the hearing assistance device comprising a first housing, signal processing electronics disposed at least partially within the first housing, a first microphone connected to the first housing, the first microphone adapted for reception of sound, a second microphone configured to receive sound from inside the wearer's ear canal when the hearing assistance device is worn and in use and microphone mixing electronics in communication with the signal processing electronics and in communication with the first microphone and the second microphone, the microphone mixing electronics adapted to combine low frequency information from the first microphone and high frequency information from the second microphone to produce a composite audio signal.. .
Starkey Laboratories, Inc.
01/29/15
20150030191
new patent

Method for operating a hearing device as well as a hearing device


A method for operating a hearing device worn by a hearing device user. The method includes picking up an audio signal (a) by an input transducer of the hearing device.
Phonak Ag
01/29/15
20150030184
new patent

Audio amplifier and power supply voltage switching method


An audio amplifier is provided with: an amplifier circuit; a power supply circuit that generates a plurality of power supply voltages; a power supply relay that selects one of the power supply voltages as the power supply voltage supplied to the amplifier circuit; a switching condition determiner that determines whether the switching condition of the power supply relay is satisfied; a silent section detector that detects a silent section of the audio signal which is equal to or greater than the operation time of the power supply relay; and a switching instruction unit for providing the power supply relay with an instruction for switching the power supply voltage during the silent section when the switching condition is satisfied and the silent section is detected.. .
Yamaha Corporation
01/29/15
20150030183
new patent

Boost converter voltage controlled based on audio signal


Audio amplification may be improved by controlling an audio amplifier based on the audio signal being amplified. For example, when the audio signal level increases or decreases, a boost voltage provided to an audio amplifier by a boost converter may also be increased or decreased.
Cirrus Logic, Inc.
01/29/15
20150030182
new patent

Arrangement for mixing at least two audio signals


In order to realize a correction for changes in the reproduction loudness at low frequencies in a downmix-arrangement, a mixing arrangement is proposed for mixing at least two audio signals, which mixing arrangement is provided with a first unit (104) for deriving a first power signal, which is a measure for the power of the first audio signal, a second unit (105) for deriving a second power signal, which is a measure for the power of the second audio signal, a cross-correlation unit (103) for deriving a cross-correlation signal, which is a measure for a cross-correlation between the first and the second audio signal, a unit (106) for deriving multiplication parameters from the first and second power signals and the cross-correlation signal, and a multiplication and combination unit (107) for carrying out a signal processing on the first and second audio signals and combining them. The unit (106) for deriving the multiplication parameters is provided with a combination unit (110) for deriving a combination signal which is a measure for a combination of the first and second power signals and the cross-correlation signal, and is provided with a scaling unit (109) for scaling one of the signals in the unit for deriving the multiplication parameters with a scaling signal.
Institut Fur Rundfunktechnik Gmbh
01/29/15
20150030179
new patent

Preserving phase shift in spatial filtering


For preserving phase shift in spatial filtering is disclosed, an electronic device includes a microphone array. A filtering module spatially filters a plurality of received audio signals from the microphone array to increase the signal-to-noise ratio in one or more corresponding output audio signals.
Lenovo (singapore) Pte, Ltd.
01/29/15
20150030177
new patent

Electronic device and audio output circuit therein


An audio output circuit applied in an electronic device includes a filter capacitor and a transistor. A base of the transistor is connected to an audio processing unit, an emitter of the transistor is connected to a voltage port, a processor and an earphone detecting unit of the electronic device is electrically connected to a collector of the transistor.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150030175
new patent

Road noise masking in a vehicle


Road noise masking for a vehicle includes determining, by a computer processor, an expected interior sound associated with the vehicle. The expected interior sound is defined by a design of the vehicle in conjunction with road conditions encountered by the vehicle.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc
01/29/15
20150030172
new patent

Inter-channel coherence reduction for stereophonic and multichannel acoustic echo cancellation


In an audio system having acoustic echo, incoming audio signals are decorrelated by applying both phase modulation and amplitude modulation. The resulting decorrelated signals are rendered by loudspeakers, and co-located microphones generate outgoing audio signals that include echo signals caused by the existence of acoustic echo paths from the loudspeakers to the microphones.
Mh Acoustics, Llc
01/29/15
20150030171
new patent

Acoustic signal processing device and acoustic signal processing method


Provided is an acoustic signal processing device for producing an output sound meeting listener's preferences by adjusting attack sound, reverberation, and noise component. The device includes: an fft section for transforming an input audio signal from a time-domain to a frequency-domain to calculate a frequency spectrum signal and for generating a first amplitude spectrum signal and a phase spectrum signal; an attack component controller (10) for controlling an attack component of the first amplitude spectrum signal to generate a second amplitude spectrum signal; a reverberation component controller (20) for controlling a reverberation component of the first amplitude spectrum signal to generate a third amplitude spectrum signal; a first adding section (40) for synthesizing the first amplitude spectrum signal, the second amplitude spectrum signal, and the third amplitude spectrum signal to generate a fourth amplitude spectrum signal; and an ifft section for generating an audio signal transformed from a frequency domain to a time domain based on the fourth amplitude spectrum signal and the phase spectrum signal generated by the fft section..
Clarion Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150030169
new patent

Method of controlling sound reproduction of enclosure mounted loudspeakers


A method of controlling sound reproduction may include applying an audio signal to a voice coil of the electrodynamic loudspeaker to produce sound, detecting one of an impedance and admittance of the loudspeaker across a predetermined audio frequency range based on a detected voice coil current and voice coil voltage and determining a fundamental resonance frequency of the loudspeaker based on the detected impedance or admittance. The fundamental resonance frequency of the loudspeaker may be compared with a nominal fundamental resonance frequency of the loudspeaker representing a nominal acoustic operating condition of the loudspeaker.
Analog Devices A/s
01/29/15
20150030167
new patent

Method of detecting enclosure leakage of enclosure mounted loudspeakers


A method of detecting enclosure leakage of an electrodynamic loudspeaker mounted in an enclosure or box may include applying an audio signal to a voice coil of the electrodynamic loudspeaker through an output amplifier and detecting a voice coil current flowing into the voice coil. A voltage across the voice coil may be detected and an impedance or admittance of the loudspeaker across a predetermined audio frequency range may be detected based on the detected voice coil current and voice coil voltage.
Analog Devices A/s
01/29/15
20150030165
new patent

System and audio enhancement of a consumer electronics device


Systems and methods for enhancing the audio experience on a consumer electronic device are disclosed. More particularly systems and methods for optimizing the audio performance of individual consumer electronic devices as part of a manufacturing process and/or retail experience are disclosed.
Actiwave Ab
01/29/15
20150030163
new patent

Non-intrusive quality measurements for use in enhancing audio quality


Methods and systems are provided for receiving by a first electronic device audio content, determining audio quality of the received audio content, which includes measuring and/or estimating quality related parameters associated with the received audio content, and communicating the quality related parameters to a second electronic device, from which the audio content was transmitted. The quality related parameters may be used to control audio related functions in the second electronic device.
Dsp Group
01/29/15
20150030161
new patent

Decoding of multichannel audio encoded bit streams using adaptive hybrid transformation


The processing efficiency of a process used to decode frames of an enhanced ac-3 bit stream is improved by processing each audio block in a frame only once. Audio blocks of encoded data are decoded in block order rather than in channel order.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
01/29/15
20150030160
new patent

Binaural rendering decoding multi channel audio


Disclosed is a binaural rendering method and apparatus for decoding a multichannel audio signal. The binaural rendering method may include: extracting an early reflection component and a late reverberation component from a binaural filter; generating a stereo audio signal by performing binaural rendering of a multichannel audio signal base on the early reflection component; and applying the late reverberation component to the generated stereo audio signal..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
01/29/15
20150030159
new patent

Audio processing apparatus


An example approach for navigation is provided with an apparatus comprising: a navigation processor configured to generate at least one navigation command; and an audio processor configured to determine at least one directional audio parameter so as to provide a direction, the at least one directional audio parameter being based on the navigation command and further configured to process at least one audio signal based on the at least one directional audio parameter such that a virtual sound image of a navigation routing is generated based on the processed at least one audio signal.. .
Nokia Corporation
01/29/15
20150030150
new patent

Systems, methods, and computer programs for transitioning from a phone-only mode to a web conference mode


Various embodiments of systems, methods, and computer programs are disclosed for transitioning from a phone-only mode to a web conference mode. One embodiment is a method for participating in an audio conference comprising: a conferencing system establishing an audio conference between a plurality of participants via a communication network, at least one of the participants participating in the audio conference in a phone-only mode; and a server in communication with the conferencing system presenting to the phone-only participant, via a user interface on a computing device, a phone-only control menu for enabling the phone-only participant to selectively transition from the phone-only mode to a web conferencing mode..
American Teleconferencing Services, Ltd.
01/29/15
20150030149
new patent

Speech-selective audio mixing for conference


A conference apparatus reduces or eliminates noise in audio for endpoints in a conference. Endpoints in the conference are designated as a primary talker and as secondary talkers.
Polycom, Inc.
01/29/15
20150030147
new patent

Conference multiplexing


Methods, products, apparatuses, and systems may provide at least multiplexed audio for a plurality of conferences. A conference attendee may simultaneously listen to the plurality of conferences via the multiplexed audio.
International Business Machines Corporation
01/29/15
20150030017
new patent

Voice communication method and apparatus and operating jitter buffer


Voice communication method and apparatus and method and apparatus for operating jitter buffer are described. Audio blocks are acquired in sequence.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
01/29/15
20150029946
new patent

Modulation of packet characteristics to establish an overlay communication channel


Embodiments relate generally to electrical and electronic hardware, computer software, wired and wireless network communications, electronic media presentation of audio and video, and wearable/mobile computing devices configured to facilitate communication among electronic devices, including mobile phones and media devices that present audio and/or video content. More specifically, disclosed are systems, components and methods to establish an overlay communication channel based on modulating and demodulating packet characteristics.
01/29/15
20150029897
new patent

Voice protocol connector apparatus


A connection apparatus has a usb port coupled to a usb interface for connection to a computing device enabled to manage ip audio calls, a land-line telephone port coupled to a four-wire analog telephone interface, for connection to a four-wire port of a land-line telephone, a wireless interface for coupling to a communication device enabled to manage voice calls over a network, an analog audio port for a headset, coupled to an analog audio interface, a plurality of protocol translation modules, and switching circuitry enabled to connecting individual ones of the ports through individual ones of the protocol translation modules.. .
01/29/15
20150029880
new patent

Proximity detection of internet of things (iot) devices using sound chirps


In an embodiment, a connection is established between first and second internet of things (iot) devices. After a determination is made to execute a proximity detection procedure, the second iot device outputs an audio emission and a data packet at substantially the same time.
Qualcomm Incorporated
01/29/15
20150029396
new patent

Networked programmable timecode and metadata transfer system


A networked, multi-channel, and bi-directional programmable datalink timecode system including a generator apparatus that connects to and provides timecode, genlock, metadata, and streaming audio and video images to networked devices via wired and wireless networks. System includes software on a computer hardware device capable of connecting to and receiving streaming timecode, metadata, and streaming audio and video images from a generator apparatus.
01/29/15
20150029395
new patent

Audio encoding of control signals for displays


Synchronizing video content projected onto a transparent display with switching of pixels in the display. The transparent display has pixels capable of switching between a clear state to make portions of the display transparent and a hazy state to display the projected video.
3m Innovative Properties Company
01/29/15
20150029112
new patent

Touch sensor


A touch sensor (200) for a mobile device is disclosed which includes an acoustic port, and a loudspeaker operable to output audio through the acoustic port. The touch sensor is operable to generate a user input signal in response to the acoustic port being at least partially sealed.
Nxp B.v.
01/29/15
20150029088
new patent

Head mounted display and controlling therefor


A method of controlling a head mounted display (hmd) according to one embodiment of the present specification includes the steps of detecting a first contact contacted with a nose pad of the hmd, detecting a second contact contacted with a temple of the hmd, if the first contact and the second contact are detected, operating in a wearing mode to activate a display unit and an audio input unit, if the first contact is not detected and the second contact is detected, operating in a mute mode to activate the display unit and inactivate the audio input unit, and if the first contact and the second contact are not detected, operating in a non-wearing mode to inactivate the display unit and the audio input unit.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.
01/29/15
20150029031
new patent

Driver alertness detection and alarm system


An automated system which uses visual tracking technology to monitor the visual direction of a driver's sight, functions to keep the driver's eyes on the road to reduce the danger of potential distractions. When the driver is not looking at the road for a predetermined period, an audio queue, such as a beeping or alarm, will be utilized to bring the driver's attention back to the road.
01/29/15
20150029022
new patent

Remote alert messaging display and confirmation


In some aspects of the present application, a security device is disclosed that is operable to communicate with one or more on-premise sensors and one or more off-premise sensors/event generators. The device can comprise a control module that can comprise one or more receiving modules operable to receive one or more signals from one or more on-premise sensors and one or more signals from one or more off-premise sensors/event generators; a processor coupled with a memory module having stored therein computer-readable instructions operable to cause the processor to analyze the one or more signals from the one or more on-premise sensors and the one or more signals from the one or more off-premise sensors/event generators to determine whether to cause an audio, a visual or both an audio and visual alarm to be initiated; and a user interface, coupled with the processor, operable to receive user input and display information indicative of the alarm..
Utc Fire & Security Americas Corporation, Inc.


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