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Having Microphone

Having Microphone patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

09/25/14 - 20140286508 - Interpolation circuit for interpolating a first and a second microphone signal
An interpolation circuit for interpolating a first and a second microphone signal and for generating an interpolated microphone signal includes a first input (100) for receiving the first microphone signal (am), a second input (101) for receiving the second microphone signal (am+1), an output (102) for outputting the interpolated microphone...

09/18/14 - 20140270265 - In-line microphone display and method
An in-line microphone display device comprises a platform, a first electric connector connected to the platform, a second electric connector connected to the platform, an electric display connected to the platform and configured to display an image, and a microphone having a third electric connector configured to mate with one...

08/21/14 - 20140233764 - Microphone positioning system
A microphone positioning system includes a microphone, a selectively operable turntable device to which the microphone is mounted, and a remote control device for selectively imparting rotation to the turntable device to selectively vary the angle of the microphone. The elevation of the microphone can also be varied, such as...

07/24/14 - 20140205116 - System, device, and method for establishing a microphone array using computing devices
A system, device, and method for generating an audio output includes a master computing device and a plurality of client computing devices. Each client computing device includes a microphone to record audio signals. The client computing devices generate audio data based on the audio signals and transmit the audio data...

06/26/14 - 20140177877 - Watch having microphone
A watch includes a main body and a sound input body. The sound input body includes a microphone, a signal transmitting coil unit, a power receiving coil unit, and a power receiving unit. The main body includes an interface unit, a signal receiving coil unit coupling the signal transmitting coil...

06/05/14 - 20140153747 - System and method for pairing a command device incorporating a microphone to a remotely controlled medical system
The system includes a remotely controlled medical system having a controller in communication with a command device incorporating a microphone. The system further includes a medical device operable by the controller and a sound generator coupled to the controller. The command device incorporating a microphone is paired to the controller...

05/08/14 - 20140126751 - Multi-resolution audio signals
An apparatus including at least one microphone; audio circuitry connected to the at least one microphone; and a memory connected to the audio circuitry. The audio circuitry is configured to output a first audio track and at least one second audio track. The audio circuitry is configured to form the...

05/01/14 - 20140119574 - Personal audio assistant device and method
A personal audio assistant includes a housing for an electronic device, a first microphone for capturing audio, a logic circuit communicatively coupled to the first microphone, a communication module communicatively coupled to the first microphone and a user interaction element. The interaction element, logic circuit, and communication module are configured...

04/24/14 - 20140112501 - Digital microphone system, audio control device, and control method thereof
A digital microphone system, audio control device and control method thereof is related to the method for controlling a digital microphone circuit including receiving a clock signal; detecting that the clock signal is maintained at a predetermined level for a duration; when the duration reaches a given time, switching a...

04/24/14 - 20140112502 - Electronic device for microphone operation
An electronic device manages a plurality of microphones comprising a first microphone unit installed in a front side of the electronic device, a second microphone unit installed in a back side of the electronic device and a third microphone unit installed at a position within the electronic device. At least...

01/30/14 - 20140029769 - Reference voltage generation circuit
A reference voltage generation circuit includes an auto-activation unit, an operational amplifier unit, and a tail current resistor. An input of the operational amplifier is grounded via the tail current resistor. The auto-activation unit is coupled to the operational amplifier so that the circuit operates at an operating point. A...

01/16/14 - 20140016799 - Host unit with docking headset
A portable combination device, capable of delivering music and other audio messages including a host unit containing a front side and a circuit for producing audio messages and wireless representative signals of the audio messages; a headset containing a circuit for receiving the wireless representative signals and playing back the...

12/12/13 - 20130329915 - Microphone features relating to a portable computing device
A portable computing device includes one or more microphones that function seamlessly with other components within the portable computing device. In one embodiment, a microphone opening is disposed on a side of the personal computing device and configured to be substantially perpendicular to a user. In another embodiment, a second...

12/12/13 - 20130329916 - Grounding circuit for alternate audio plug designs
Circuits, methods, and apparatus for grounding contacts in an audio jack. One example may provide a driver, such as a charge pump, driving a first depletion mode transistor coupled between a first contact in an audio jack and ground, and a second depletion mode transistor coupled between a second contact...

12/05/13 - 20130322658 - Driver voice sound receiving device
Disclosed is a driver voice sound receiving device that includes a cluster lens having a transparent radial curved panel for protecting a cluster dashboard in front of a driver's seat. More specifically, the cluster lens reflects sound waves from the driver's voice and collects the reflected voice sound waves at...

11/21/13 - 20130308796 - Display means and shield
A microphone apparatus, which includes a microphone comprising at least one display means provided about a head thereof, wherein the display means comprises at least one of a static display for displaying a static communication and an electronically variable display means for displaying electronically variable communication/s. The microphone further comprising...

10/17/13 - 20130272548 - Object recognition using multi-modal matching scheme
Methods, systems and articles of manufacture for recognizing and locating one or more objects in a scene are disclosed. An image and/or video of the scene are captured. Using audio recorded at the scene, an object search of the captured scene is narrowed down. For example, the direction of arrival...

08/29/13 - 20130223653 - Wireless microphone system with frequency matching capability, and method for frequency matching in a wireless microphone system
A wireless microphone system includes a receiver device, a wireless microphone device, a transmitting unit operable to transmit an identification code and a frequency matching signal, and a reading unit. The reading unit is operable to receive the identification code and the frequency matching signal, determine whether or not the...

08/15/13 - 20130208923 - Microphone apparatus and method for removing unwanted sounds
An apparatus comprises a first transducer configured to detect sound and generate a first signal based on the detected sound. The apparatus also comprises a second transducer configured to detect vibration and/or sound and generate a second signal based on the detected vibrations and/or sound. The second transducer is less...

07/04/13 - 20130170673 - Programmable microphone
A semiconductor die with an integrated electronic circuit, configured so as to be mounted in a housing with a capacitive transducer e.g. a microphone. A first circuit is configured to receive an input signal from the transducer at an input node and to provide an output signal at a pad...

06/27/13 - 20130163790 - Microphone unit and electronic apparatus
In this microphone unit, a first sound hole and a second sound hole are provided to extend toward a surface of an electronic apparatus internally mounted with a differential vibrating portion, intersecting with a main surface of the electronic apparatus, and an end portion of the first sound hole closer...

05/09/13 - 20130114833 - Microphone filter system
A microphone filter system for outputting an audio signal independent of electrical impedance of downstream devices. This system may include a filter section and an audio transformer that facilitate the outputting of the audio signal....

05/02/13 - 20130108082 - Microphone assembly
Embodiments of the invention include a microphone assembly having a microphone soldered on a bottom side of a bottom ported microphone flex circuit carrier, and a rigid coupler soldered on the top side of the carrier, opposite to the microphone. The coupler is inserted into and sealed to a microphone...

05/02/13 - 20130108083 - Audio processing system and adjusting method for audio signal buffer
An audio processing system is provided. The audio processing system has a sound receiving device configured to receive sounds and output an audio signal; a controller, electrically connected to the sound receiving unit, configured to write the audio signal to an audio signal buffer with a first frequency; and an...

03/21/13 - 20130070941 - Dynamic microphone
A microphone includes a polar piece contacting with a first magnetic pole of a first permanent magnet, a yoke body annularly arranged around the polar piece through a magnetic gap G with a predetermined width, a magnetic circuit unit including a tail yoke connected to the yoke body and contacting...

03/14/13 - 20130064399 - Programmable microphone bias generation
A disclosed embodiment is a programmable integrated circuit such as an audio processor or a base band processor for generating a low noise and programmable microphone bias voltage or current. The programmable integrated circuit generates a programmable reference input, where the reference input is programmably generated from at least one...

03/07/13 - 20130058506 - Microphone buffer circuit with input filter
A buffer circuit includes a buffering portion, an active resistor, and a control portion. The buffering portion is configured to receive a signal from a microphone. The active resistor is coupled to the buffering portion and the control portion is coupled to the active resistor. The control portion is configured...

03/07/13 - 20130058507 - Method for transferring data to a musical signal processor
Transferring digital data to a musical signal processor by a method comprising establishing a connection from a musical transducer to the musical signal processor, the musical transducer being of a type that converts a wireless type of signal into an electrical signal; exposing the musical transducer to a wireless data...

02/21/13 - 20130044901 - Microphone arrays and microphone array establishing methods
A microphone array is provided. The microphone array is disposed on an electrical device, and includes: at least one built-in microphone, being built in the electrical device, having a first frequency spectrum; and an audio processor, coupled to the built-in microphone, for coupling to an external transducer, including: a spectrum...

12/27/12 - 20120328129 - Control of a microphone
A microphone circuit has a clip detection circuit (30) which detects when an analogue to digital converter (ADC, 12) output has reached a threshold. A variable capacitance (34a, 34b, 34c, 34d), which functions as a variable input load associated with the microphone (11), is controlled based on the clip detection...

12/06/12 - 20120308052 - Microphone assembly
Described herein is a microphone assembly for an electronic device incorporating a microphone. The microphone assembly includes a microphone interface that enables direct coupling of inputs from the microphone to a preamplifier. For the purpose, the microphone interface includes a DC servo loop. The DC servo loop provides a DC...

11/29/12 - 20120300961 - Biometric-sensor assembly, such as for acoustic reflectometry of the vocal tract
A biometric-sensor assembly, e.g., for acoustic reflectometry of the vocal tract. In one embodiment, the sensor assembly includes a dental appliance for in-mouth mounting, an acoustic sensor attached to the dental appliance, and an optional headset. The dental appliance enables secure placement of the acoustic sensor in the mouth of...

10/04/12 - 20120250900 - Signal processing apparatus, signal processing method, and program
A signal processing apparatus includes a filter that performs filtering of a correction filter characteristic including a reverse characteristic of an output characteristic of a microphone on a signal acquired by the microphone....

09/20/12 - 20120237061 - Process for manufacturing a membrane microelectromechanical device, and membrane microelectromechanical device
Disclosed herein is a microelectromechanical device and a process for manufacturing same. One or more embodiments may include forming a semiconductor structural layer separated from a substrate by a dielectric layer, and opening a plurality of trenches through the structural layer exposing a portion of the dielectric layer. A sacrificial...

08/09/12 - 20120201401 - Method and apparatus for reducing current consumption of mobile terminal
A method and an apparatus for reducing current consumption in a mobile terminal are provided. The mobile terminal includes a power supply unit for outputting a paging power signal that repeats power on and off states and a microphone bias according to a paging period previously set by a network,...

05/10/12 - 20120114145 - Microphone arrangement
A microphone arrangement has an SMD housing with a sound inlet opening. A transducer receives sound waves through the sound inlet opening and converts the received sound waves into electrical signals. An analog-to-digital converter provides digital signals. An interface control unit with a digital interface is used by the chip...

04/19/12 - 20120093344 - Optimal modal beamformer for sensor arrays
A method of forming a beampattern in a beamformer of the type in which the beamformer receives input signals from a sensor array, decomposes the input signals into the spherical harmonics domain, applies weighting coefficients to the spherical harmonics and combines them to form an output signal, wherein the weighting...

03/29/12 - 20120076327 - Microphone windscreen covers
These microphone covers may be used by anyone who is concerned about the smells (such as bad breath), and germs (such as colds, HIV, pneumonia, flu) of any sort being transferred, or the feel of another individual's saliva. These covers may be washed with your favorite soap, sprayed with your...

03/22/12 - 20120070018 - Reduced microphone handling noise
Methods and apparatuses for reduced microphone handling noise are disclosed. In one example, a microphone system includes a microphone to output a microphone output signal and a sensor adapted to output a sensor signal indicating whether the sensor is in proximity to or touching a user finger. A processor is...

03/22/12 - 20120070019 - Methods for addressing equipment in tree networks
Electronic equipment such as hosts, hubs, and devices may be connected to form a network. The electronic equipment may include audio connectors such as four-contact plugs and jacks. Cables may be used to interconnect the audio connectors and thereby form communications paths between pieces of equipment in the network. The...

03/22/12 - 20120070020 - Speaker device, audio control device, wall attached with speaker device
A speaker (10) includes: a speaker unit (20); a passive radiator (50x) in front of the speaker unit (20); and a cabinet (30) storing the speaker unit (20) to cover a rear space behind the speaker unit (20) to seal a space (30x) between the speaker unit (20) and the...

03/01/12 - 20120051561 - Audio/sound information system and method
Certain aspects relate to providing an at least one audio source to at least one user. Certain aspects relate to selectively modifying an at least one first sound source to be provided to the at least one user, wherein the at least one first sound source is combined with an...

03/01/12 - 20120051562 - Method and apparatus for recognizing accessory of portable terminal
A method and an apparatus for recognizing an accessory of a portable terminal are provided. The apparatus includes an interface unit in which the accessory is mounted, a power supply for supplying microphone bias power for recognizing the accessory in the interface unit, a current detector for determining an output...

09/22/11 - 20110228957 - Omnidirectional button-style microphone
A microphone can include a capacitor capsule, an output buffer amplifier connected to the output of the capacitor capsule, and an audio limiter connected to the output of the output buffer amplifier, wherein the audio limiter limits the output level of the microphone at a threshold level. The microphone can...

09/01/11 - 20110211714 - Antenna unit and wireless transmission and/or receiving unit
There is provided an antenna unit comprising an antenna element and at least one high-dielectric supplemental element disposed in the proximity of the antenna element....

08/11/11 - 20110194710 - Accessory controller for electronic devices
Accessories such as headsets for electronic devices are provided. A headset may be provided with a button controller assembly that has user-actuated buttons and a microphone. The microphone may be formed by mounting a microphone transducer on a printed circuit board. A housing may be mounted over the transducer to...

08/04/11 - 20110188676 - Electronic device
An electronic device capable of improving the ease of assembling a speaker and a microphone and ensuring the sound insulation for the speaker and microphone with a less number of parts. When the electronic device is assembled, a protrusion portion of the holding member and an elastic member disposed on...

06/30/11 - 20110158438 - Apparatus and method for audio signal processing in dual standby mobile communication terminal
An apparatus and method for processing an audio signal in a dual standby mobile communication terminal are provided. The apparatus includes a first modem for supporting a first system and for outputting an interrupt signal that requests audio signal processing when a call for the first system is generated, and...

06/16/11 - 20110142263 - System and method for biasing active devices
An apparatus for generating a bias voltage for an active device is disclosed, comprising a first voltage source, a capacitive element adapted to generate a charge in response to the first voltage source, and a first switching element adapted to deliver the charge to generate the bias voltage for the...

06/09/11 - 20110135117 - Enhanced surround sound experience
A method and a device configured to be connected to a portable sound recording device for capturing the surrounding sounds are provided. The device includes a right ear arrangement to attach to the right ear of a user and a left ear arrangement to attach to the left ear of...

06/09/11 - 20110135118 - Microphone suitable for professional live performance
A personal microphone that includes a structure having a live-performance form factor, a capsule that converts acoustic energy into an input signal, a signal processor that converts the input signal into a processed output signal, and a microphone output connector. The signal processor has input terminals that receive the input...