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Audio (96227 Patents Found)
An audio probe feature which enables a user to select a wire or connector connected to a graphical object and "hear" the signals propagating on the wire or input to/output from the object. This provides a more complete and more informative debugging environment for certain classes of signals. The present invent...
A system for browsing and editing video, in accordance with the present invention, includes a video source for providing a video document which includes audio information, and an audio classifier coupled to the video source, the audio classifier being adapted to classify audio segments of the audio information into a p...
In a magnetic recording and reproducing apparatus, an audio signal and a video signal are assigned to first and a second channels of an ordinary magnetic recording and reproducing apparatus in respectively, and recorded at a transmission rate twice that of the usual rate, so that it is possible to record an audio signa...
An audio visual information signal reproducing apparatus reproduces an audio visual information signal from a recording medium, the audio visual information signal being recorded on the recording medium and composed of a video signal and a digitized audio signal being time-division multiplexed in such a way that the fr...
Apparatus and method for monitoring audio track playbacks by an optical disc audio reproduction device. A track number corresponding to an audio track encoded on an optical disc is selected to initiate playback of the selected audio track and a corresponding track number is stored in a first memory device. A series of ...
A magnetic recording apparatus comprising an audio signal processing circuit for converting an input analog audio signal into a digital audio signal; a modulating circuit for subjecting the digital audio signal to a modulation selected from a multi-phase differential phase shift keying modulation (DPSK) or an offset-mu...
An audio jack connector suitable for connecting with a plug is provided. The audio jack connector includes an insulating housing, a first contact terminal, a second contact terminal, a plurality of third contact terminals, a first fixing plate, and a second fixing plate. The insulating housing includes an inserting hol...
A method and apparatus is provided for notifying a telephone speaker engaged in a call or conference that the audio quality being received by one or more listeners is not acceptable. The notice is provided before the call or conference has ended, so that effective action can be taken to continue the conference. Embodim...
An audio output apparatus which outputs an audio signal to an audio control apparatus controlling processing of the audio signal, and to which an external device having an external terminal is connectable includes an output terminal, a detecting section, a generating section, and a transmitting section. The output term...
In an audio signal encoding apparatus, a first audio signal and a second audio signal are added into an addition-result signal. The first audio signal is subtracted from the second audio signal to generate a subtraction-result signal. A first difference signal is generated which represents a difference in the addition-...
A system and method for mounting modular audio-visual components on a surface such as a wall. In particular, a modular mounting bar may comprise at least one audio-visual module which may be affixed to a rail configured to be attached to a wall at a plurality of locations along the rail and configured to receive a modu...
An audio recording medium, methods for recording data on and reproducing data from the audio recording medium, and recording and reproducing apparatuses therefor. In the audio recording medium, audio data are recorded in a plurality of tracks in predetermined write units, and identification data for indicating the star...
The present invention relates to a method and system for implementing a large area and continuous coverage of programs in a digital audio broadcasting, wherein, part of carrier frequencies are set as common carrier frequencies, and other carrier frequencies are set as service carrier frequencies; all of the common carr...
An audio signal processing device includes a calculator for generating a plurality of audio signals to be given respectively to a plurality of loudspeakers based on an audio signal corresponding to a virtual sound source having position information. The calculator calculates, with respect to each loudspeaker, a distanc...
A method for accessory management and data communication between a portable electronic device and an accessory via audio port is disclosed. The method involves using a microphone line of the accessory in different communication modes including a MIC data mode and a power mode. In the MIC data mode, the MIC line disconn...
An audio encoder has a window function controller, a windower, a time warper with a final quality check functionality, a time/frequency converter, a TNS stage or a quantizer encoder, the window function controller, the time warper, the TNS stage or an additional noise filling analyzer are controlled by signal analysis ...
A system, method and various software tools enable a video hosting website to automatically identified unlicensed audio content in video files uploaded by users, and initiate a process by which the user can replace the unlicensed content with licensed audio content. An audio replacement tool is provided that enables th...
An electrical apparatus to sense current through a load includes a first input terminal having a first input voltage relative to a reference, a second input terminal having a second input voltage relative to the reference, a first load terminal of the load having a first load voltage relative to the reference, a second...
Methods and systems for providing synthetic audio placement are described herein. In different aspects, the methods and systems may include a connection port to receive a plurality of remote audio signals included in a conference call, at least one of the plurality of remote audio connections being a single channel aud...
A coded signal conveys encoded audio information and metadata that may be used to control the loudness of the audio information during its playback. If the values for these metadata parameters are set incorrectly, annoying fluctuations in loudness during playback can result. The present invention overcomes this problem...
A voice activated system for operating electronic devices in an environment includes a microphone for receiving a verbal command that requests the addition of a new voice command, a first processor, that is electrically connected to the microphone, for receiving a customized command input regarding a preexisting user f...
Embodiments of a remote control and a method are provided for automatically adjusting the volume output of an audio device, such as a television. In one embodiment, the remote control includes a wireless transmitter configured to transmit command signals to the audio device, a microphone configured to monitor sound lev...
Technologies for cryptographic protection of I/O audio data include a computing device with a cryptographic engine and an audio controller. A trusted software component may request an untrusted audio driver to establish an audio session with the audio controller that is associated with an audio codec. The trusted softw...
An audio device having an improved bendable structure is disclosed. The audio device includes an amplifier unit configured to amplify an audio signal, at least one speaker unit configured to output the amplified audio signal as a sound signal, and at least one link unit rotatably connecting the at least one speaker uni...
A wireless speaker audio system configured to receive audio information wirelessly transmitted by an audio source including first and second wireless transceivers. The first wireless transceiver establishes a bidirectional secondary wireless link with the audio source for receiving and acknowledging receipt of the audi...
An access control system utilizes authorized users' mobile electronic devices for transmitting biometric identifiers in combination with using a key card, for authenticating the user's access privileges for unlocking a secure door. The system may further verify proximity of the user's device to the access c...
Systems and methods for configuring a gaming machine through its audio jack. The audio jack is located behind a locked access door in a cabinet of the gaming machine. An external device connects to the audio jack through the access door and downloads an audio file to the gaming machine. The audio file is encoded with c...