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Stereo Earphone

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Two-in-one ear buds with a light-up cable
10/23/14 - 20140314257 - Improvements in ear buds includes a two-in-one ear buds with a light-up cable provides two sets of stereo ear buds that can be joined for a single person to use or separated so the stereo sound can be enjoyed by two people at the same time. The connecting cord is...

Video gaming system with ultrasonic speakers
10/16/14 - 20140307898 - A three-dimensional (3D) sound gaming application can include an ultrasonic sound system, one or more gamers, a gaming console and a throat microphone set. The ultrasonic sound system can include a digital signal processing (DSP) that can adjust the phase, delay, reverb, echo, gain, magnitude or other audio signal component...

Systems and methods for adaptive noise cancellation including dynamic bias of coefficients of an adaptive noise cancellation system
10/16/14 - 20140307899 - In accordance with method and systems of the present disclosure, a processing circuit may implement an adaptive filter having a response that generates the anti-noise signal from the reference microphone signal to reduce the presence of the ambient audio sounds heard by the listener, a coefficient control block that shapes...

Electronic device and headset with speaker seal evaluation capabilities
08/28/14 - 20140241553 - Electronic devices and accessories for electronic devices such as headsets are provided. The electronic devices may produce audio output. The headsets may include earbuds with speakers that play the audio output for a user while the earbuds are located in the user's ears. Circuitry in an electronic device and a...

Multi-channel headphone
08/14/14 - 20140226843 - A multi-channel headphone has a housing, multiple independent sound channels formed in the housing, and at least one speaker unit mounted inside the housing. The at least one speaker unit produces sound directly passing through one of the sound channels and refracted through the rest of sound channels. As the...

Earphone arrangements
07/31/14 - 20140211970 - The invention provides earphone arrangements for use with electronic host devices, such as cellular telephone handsets and music storage and reproduction devices, and it provides in particular earphone arrangements with ambient noise cancellation (“ANC”). Typically, in prior arrangements, the complex signal processing required for ANC is carried out in the...

Method for processing an audio signal for improved restitution
07/03/14 - 20140185844 - The present invention relates to a method for processing an original audio signal of N.x channels, N being greater than 1 and x being greater than or equal to 0, comprising a step of multichannel processing of said input audio signal by a multichannel convolution with a predefined imprint, said...

Personalized modular headphone system and method
06/26/14 - 20140177884 - A modular headphone system and method of assembling a pair of headphones to satisfy individual personal fashion, comfort and performance preferences. The inventive headphone system is comprised of a plurality of modular interchangeable headphone components, each component being interchangeable and having a plurality of unique fashion, comfort or quality grade...

System and apparatus for boomless-microphone construction for wireless helmet communicator with siren signal detection and classification capability
05/22/14 - 20140140552 - Boomless-microphones are described for a wireless helmet communicator with siren signal detection and classification capabilities. An acoustic component receives an audio signal and comprises a left acoustic sensor and a right acoustic sensor. The left acoustic sensor is mountable or attachable to the surface of a left wall of a...

Multimodal headset
05/08/14 - 20140126755 - The multimodal headset may include: a first earpiece including a first earphone speaker and external speaker; a second earpiece including a second earphone speaker and external speaker; a controller for operating the multimodal headset in at least three modes, the controller may include: a power switch; a speaker switch; an...

Binaural telepresence
05/08/14 - 20140126756 - A system for providing binaural telepresence includes two communication devices, and two sets of active noise reducing headphones having an active noise-cancelling mode and an active hear-through mode, coupled to the respective communication devices and configured to provide left and right feed-forward microphone signals to the communication devices. The first...

Methods and apparatus for porting loudspeakers to an earpiece
05/08/14 - 20140126757 - A hand-held electronic device includes an earpiece, a first speaker having a first primary audio output ported to the earpiece, a second speaker having a second primary audio output and a second bass reflex output, with the second bass reflex audio output also being ported to the earpiece. The device...

Radiation-resistant earphone wire
04/17/14 - 20140105430 - The invention relates to a radiation-resistant earphone wire, particularly to signal lines having at least a radiation-resistant device on a predetermined position thereof and the radiation-resistant device including: a radiation absorber being a cylindrical body, made of a magnetic material with high permeability and having a first through hole in...

Earpiece
04/17/14 - 20140105431 - An ear unit for stably fitting in an ear includes a first surface facing inwardly toward the ear, a second, opposite surface facing outwardly from the ear and an outer circumferential surface formed between the first and second surfaces. The outer circumferential surface is shaped as a decremental curve. The...

Multipurpose connector for multiplexing headset interface into high-definition video and audio interface, and handheld electronic device
04/17/14 - 20140105432 - The present invention provides a multipurpose connector for multiplexing a headset interface into a high-definition video/audio input interface and a handheld device including the multipurpose connector. The multipurpose connector includes a headset connector, a selecting switch, a high-definition video/audio transceiver, and an audio output module. The headset connector includes a...

Channel crosstalk removal
04/03/14 - 20140093109 - Techniques for removing crosstalk from a system, e.g., an audio system, having first and second (e.g., left and right) channels. In an aspect, first and second output voltages of corresponding first and second amplifiers are sampled during a calibration mode, in which one of the amplifiers is driven with a...

Control method of mobile terminal apparatus
03/27/14 - 20140086438 - A mobile device system that includes left and right earphones, and a mobile device connectable to the left and right earphones. Each of the left and right earphones includes at least one of an acceleration sensor and a geomagnetic sensor. The mobile device includes a controller that monitors a wearing...

Powered headset accessory devices
03/20/14 - 20140079257 - A device for coupling to a connector on an ear cup of a headset includes a mating connector corresponding to the connector of the headset. The mating connector includes a crossover conductor coupled to a first and a second terminal within the mating connector. One or more accessory circuits is...

Simulated sound field earphone
03/13/14 - 20140072153 - A simulated sound field earphone includes a right ear unit, a left ear unit, a battery-containing analog sound field signal connective module and a simulated sound field selector. The right ear unit includes at least two sound generating units and the left ear unit also includes at least two sound...

Audio reproducing method and apparatus
03/13/14 - 20140072154 - An information processing apparatus that reproduces left and right audio signals based on data acquired from a sound source; acquires left and right surrounding sounds collected by left and right microphones included in a headphone unit connected to the information processing apparatus; combines a sound corresponding to at least one...

Apparatus and method for psychoacoustic balancing of sound to accommodate for asymmetrical hearing loss
02/27/14 - 20140056450 - An apparatus and method for psychoacoustic balancing of sound to accommodate for asymmetrical hearing loss which may be advantageously provided as a slim, hand holdable, in-line device for use in conjunction with electronic audio equipment comprising one or more of a balance control, a master volume control for easy adjustment...

Headphone system for computer gaming
01/30/14 - 20140029774 - A gaming unit and producing a game-audio output of a varying volume level and a chat-voice output is connected to headphones adapted to be worn by a player of the unit and connected to the gaming unit for making the chat-voice output and the game-audio output audible to the player....

Method and apparatus for directional acoustic fitting of hearing aids
01/30/14 - 20140029775 - A method of acoustically fitting a hearing aid comprises providing a plurality of audible tones, each having a predetermined frequency through stereo headphones. The tones are provided at specific sound pressure in each ear. The patient changes the relative sound pressure in each ear until a perceived direction of source...

Earphones with ear presence sensors
01/16/14 - 20140016803 - An electronic device may be coupled to an accessory such as a pair of earphones. The earphones may have ear presence sensor structures that determine whether or not the ears of a user are present in the vicinity of the earphones. The earphones may contain first and second speakers. When...

Ear bud headset
01/09/14 - 20140010389 - A headset comprising a head band assembly including a left-side head band curved to extend from a crown end toward a temple end at a left temple region of a wearer's head; a right-side head band curved to extend from the crown end toward a temple end at a right...

Audio and video signal transmission interface apparatus and method thereof
01/09/14 - 20140010390 - An audio and video signal transmission interface apparatus includes a left sound channel interface, a right sound channel interface, a multimedia terminal interface, and a ground interface; where a first power supply and a first resistor are connected in series in the multimedia terminal interface; and the apparatus further includes...

Noise-canceling headphone depletion-mode switch
12/19/13 - 20130336506 - This document discusses, among other things, systems and methods including a depletion-mode switch configured to pass an audio signal from an input to an output in a low-impedance state when a power source is below a threshold and to isolate the input from the output in a high-impedance state when...

Personal navigation system with a hearing device
12/05/13 - 20130322667 - A personal navigation system includes a hearing device configured to be head worn and having speakers for emission of sound towards ears of a user, the hearing device accommodating an inertial measurement unit for determining head yaw of the user, when the user wears the hearing device in its intended...

Sound reproduction apparatus and sound reproduction method
11/28/13 - 20130315422 - Signals obtained by convoluting opposite phase signals of impulse responses corresponding to current positions of sound collection units attached to right and left suppliers out of impulse responses calculated in association with a plurality of positions to sound signals for right and left ears are supplied to the right and...

Auto detection of headphone orientation
10/24/13 - 20130279724 - A detector located on or near an ear piece may automatically detect whether a left or right ear or neither ear is wearing the ear piece. A signal mixer may automatically apply a correct configuration to signals transmitted to or from the ear piece according to whether the left or...

Headphone detection circuit and electronic device with headphone detection circuit
10/24/13 - 20130279725 - A headphone detection circuit includes a voltage output module and a trigger signal producing module. The voltage output module is used to produce a first voltage to trigger an audio amplifier to output amplified left and right channel signals to a loudspeaker when the headphone port is not connected to...

Binaural audio signal-based applications
10/24/13 - 20130279726 - Applications for detecting binaural sounds and customizing binaural sounds for users. A system for detecting binaural sounds according to an embodiment includes: an input system for obtaining a left side audio signal and a right side audio signal within an environment; a binaural sound detector for evaluating the left side...

Earphone jack and earphone interface circuit and electronic device
10/03/13 - 20130259276 - An earphone jack includes a left channel audio terminal for receiving a left audio channel signal, a right channel audio terminal for receiving a right audio channel signal, a first detecting terminal, a second detecting terminal, and an anti-interference unit connected between the first detecting terminal and the second detecting...

Sound image localization device
09/19/13 - 20130243226 - A sound image localization device is provided, by which a user can easily adapt out-of-head sound image localization to oneself. A filter is configured to perform, for an input signal(s), filtering using a filter coefficient output from a parametric HRTF generator and generate an output signal(s) for the headphone. A...

Earphone power amplifier, working method, and mobile terminal equipment
08/29/13 - 20130223659 - The present disclosure provides an earphone power amplifier, including a ground contact connected to a ground wire of an earphone, a left sound channel power amplifying circuit connected to a left sound channel of the earphone, and a right sound channel power amplifying circuit connected to a right sound channel...

Speaker and room virtualization using headphones
08/22/13 - 20130216073 - A system for audio processing comprising a room reflection emulation system for emulating sound reflections in a room. A room acoustics emulation system for emulating acoustic properties of the room. A head, shoulder and ear emulation system for emulation sound reflections near the head....

Adaptive crosstalk rejection
06/20/13 - 20130156238 - Embodiments of the invention are directed to systems, methods and computer program products for reducing crosstalk between two systems or between parts of the same system. In some embodiments, a method includes transmitting, from a first signal source, a first input signal to a first amplifier associated with a first...

Listening system adapted for real-time communication providing spatial information in an audio stream
04/18/13 - 20130094683 - A binaural listening system comprises first and second listening devices adapted for being located at or in left and right ears, respectively, of a user, the binaural listening system being adapted for receiving a wirelessly transmitted signal comprising a target signal and an acoustically propagated signal comprising the target signal...

Binaural-recording earphone set
04/11/13 - 20130089225 - A binaural-recording earphone set is provided. It comprises two speaker units and two microphone units, the two speaker units are inserted into the auditory canal of two ears respectively. The two microphone units are coupled on the two speaker units and can be dismounted. Under a recording mode, the microphone...

Earphone device
02/28/13 - 20130051589 - There is provided an earphone device of an ear-hole insertion type having a noise cancelling function, the earphone device including a left channel housing unit that accommodates a left channel driver unit outputting a left channel sound; and a right channel housing unit that accommodates a right channel driver unit...

Sound control apparatus, program, and control method
12/27/12 - 20120328137 - An apparatus may include a hardware processor and a storage medium. The storage medium may be coupled to the processor, and may store instructions. When executed by the processor, the instructions may cause the apparatus to receive a direction signal indicating a first direction in which a head of a...

Apparatus
11/15/12 - 20120288126 - 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 configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus at least to perform processing at least one control parameter dependent on at...

Ear-loop earphone
10/11/12 - 20120257773 - According to an exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure, the ear-loop earphone comprises a main body, an ear-loop base and an ear-loop. The main body has a surrounding side, a front side, and a back side, wherein the front side is opposing to the back side, the front side has...

Electronic device and external equipment with digital noise cancellation and digital audio path
10/04/12 - 20120250913 - Electronic devices and accessories are provided that may communicate over wired communications paths. The electronic devices may be portable electronic devices such as cellular telephones or media players and may have audio connectors such as 3.5 mm audio jacks. The accessories may be headsets or other equipment having mating 3.5...

Headphones with touch input unit, and mobile device allowing for the connection to the headphones
09/06/12 - 20120224730 - A headphones apparatus with a touch input unit, and a mobile device for connecting to the headphones are provided. The apparatus includes a microphone for receiving audio signals, a left loudspeaker for outputting a left audio signal, a right loudspeaker for outputting a right audio signal, a touch input unit...

Earphone
08/09/12 - 20120201406 - an earphone has a driver unit that generates a sound according to an electrical signal inputted therein, a first sound channel from which the sound generated in the driver unit is outputted, and a second sound channel through which a sound generated in the driver unit is transmitted by way...

Headset with noise plates
06/07/12 - 20120140961 - A headset comprises two earphones joined together by a band which can be worn over the head of a wearer. Each earphone includes a noise plate, which functions to attenuate or eliminate noise from the environment such as a tournament gaming environment. The noise plate includes an aperture through which...

Portable electronic device having universal earphone jack
05/24/12 - 20120128185 - A portable electronic device includes an earphone jack circuit for receiving an earphone plug, a control circuit and a switch circuit. The control circuit sends audio to or receives audio from the earphone plug by the earphone jack. The switch circuit is set between the earphone jack and the control...

Using accelerometers for left right detection of headset earpieces
05/10/12 - 20120114154 - An earplug to provide sounds to a user's ear includes a housing, a speaker in the housing, a reference location or direction indicator associated with the housing to identify a preferential orientation of the housing in a user's ear, and an accelerometer configured to provide an output signal to distinguish...

Audio processing apparatus, audio processing method, and program
02/16/12 - 20120039495 - An audio processing apparatus is disclosed which includes: a first signal generation portion configured to generate an audio signal of which the frequency is varied over time; an operation portion; a storage portion configured to store characteristic information in accordance with the frequency and an amplitude of the audio signal...

Self powered audio compressor circuit
12/29/11 - 20110317857 - The application relates to a compressor circuit for a listening device, the compressor circuit comprising a pair of input terminals and a pair of output terminals, the compressor circuit being adapted for receiving an electric input signal representing an audio signal with an input voltage swing Vipp at the input...

Tactile-based guidance system
11/03/11 - 20110268300 - A tactile-based guidance system incorporating tactors in headgear, such as a hat, helmet, or hood. Tactors may provide tactile sensations at different places about the head to convey information to a person such as direction, bearing, movement, orientation, and the like, of the person wearing the tactors. The system may...

Binaural filters for monophonic compatibility and loudspeaker compatibility
07/14/11 - 20110170721 - A method of processing at least one input signal by a set of binaural filters such that the outputs are playable over headphones to provide a sense of listening to sound in a listening room via one or more virtual speakers, with the further property that a monophonic mix down...

3d stereo earphone with multiple speakers
06/30/11 - 20110158440 - An earphone produces a three-dimensional stereo sound effect. The earphone has an ear cup with a front portion, a back portion, a front sound effect unit disposed in the front portion, a front sound resonator disposed in the front portion, a back sound resonator disposed in the back portion, and...

Automatic environmental acoustics identification
06/23/11 - 20110150248 - A headphone system includes sound processor which calculates properties of the environment from signals from an internal microphone and an external microphone. The impulse response of the environment may be calculated from the signals received from the internal and external microphones as the user speaks....

Headphone and stereo headphone
05/12/11 - 20110110543 - A headphone housing has a first and a second summit in cross section. A sound emitter protrudes from the housing in side section. In the cross section, the first summit protrudes as being away from a point of intersection of an axis line of the sound emitter, that is horizontal...

Sound amp ear device with ear phone jack
04/14/11 - 20110085685 - A sound amplification system which has a sound application ear device operating a programmable control board. The control board provides a low pitched signal and a high pitch signal. It also provides a mono audio signal and a stereo audio signal and a recharging current. The recharging current charges the...

Advanced low-power talk-through system and method
03/10/11 - 20110058696 - A low-power consumption, talk-through system comprising: a headset worn by a user on his head, the headset further comprising: an array of at least 2 sets of 2 ambient sound microphones, each set positionable on each side of the head; a signal processing subsystem adapted to process respective electrical signals...

Hearing enhancement system and components thereof
02/17/11 - 20110038496 - A circuit includes a microphone circuit, an audio processing module, a digital audio processing module, and an active noise reduction (ANR) circuit. The microphone circuit receives acoustic vibrations and generates an audio signal therefrom. The audio processing module generates a representation of the audio signal. The digital audio processing module...

Method and apparatus for directional acoustic fitting of hearing aids
12/09/10 - 20100310101 - A method of acoustically fitting a hearing aid comprises providing a plurality of audible tones, each having a predetermined frequency through stereo headphones. The tones are provided at specific sound pressure in each ear. The patient changes the relative sound pressure in each ear until a perceived direction of source...

Sound capturing and guiding system from stereo speakers that packed together in one closed box, to be heard as stereo sound that comes from various directions
10/21/10 - 20100266150 - A stereo speaker sound capturing and guiding system. The system includes devices that connected on each one of the stereo speakers as a cap. The device covers the speaker cones in hermetic way that captures the sound of the specific speaker and don't let the sound mixed with the sound...

Headset assembly with ambient sound control
08/26/10 - 20100215198 - An ambient sound control headset includes an external microphone and an earpiece with an internal speaker. A circuit acts upon a signal output by the external microphone to form a signal representative of a user's environment that is input to the internal speaker. Components of the signal output by the...

Single supply headphone driver/charge pump combination
08/12/10 - 20100202635 - A headphone driver amplifier operative from a single DC voltage supply, coupled directly to the headphone speakers without the need for DC coupling capacitors used for preventing DC reaching the headphones. An onboard power supply generates a negative voltage rail which powers the output amplifiers, allowing driver amplifier operation from...

Menu navigation method for user of audio headphones
08/05/10 - 20100195852 - A method of operating an audio system having first and second sources includes outputting a first audio signal from the first source on first and second speakers. In response to a listener input, the first audio signal and a second audio signal from the second source are output simultaneously on...

Method and apparatus to evaluate quality of audio signal
07/29/10 - 20100189290 - A method and apparatus to evaluate a quality of an audio signal, in which the number of effective channels is determined for each of a reference signal of a current frame and a test signal indicative of the reference signal that has passed through an audio codec, and an audio...

Audio player with monophonic mode control
07/22/10 - 20100183175 - An audio player includes an audio headset having two earpieces. A playback circuit provides one of a stereophonic program and a monaural program to the audio headset. The monaural program may be created by mixing channels of the stereophonic program. A mode control is coupled to the playback circuit and...

Single earphone for stereo and monaural audio devices
07/01/10 - 20100166237 - Our earphone employs a standard three-conductor stereo headphone plug, inserted into an ordinary stereo jack, enabling the listener to hear the combined left and right channels of stereo audio in a single ear without the need for any kind of adapter. The single earphone enables a person with a hearing...

Headphone accessory
05/06/10 - 20100111337 - A headphone accessory for use with a portable audio device and headphones. The headphone accessory includes an audio source input for receiving audio signals from an audio device. An audio sound transducer receives external sounds and converts the external sound to external sound signals. A signal mixer for continuously varies...

Earpiece based binaural sound capturing and playback
04/29/10 - 20100104118 - Methods and systems of earpiece based binaural sound capturing and playback are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method for recording and playback of a binaural sound includes receiving a record command for a binaural sound, and recording electrical data which correspond to the binaural sound captured through an associated binaural...

Audio output device
04/29/10 - 20100104119 - An exemplary audio output device includes a microprocessor, a voltage divider, an analog switch and an audio amplifier, which forming a loop circuit, and an audio jack. The audio jack is connected to the microprocessor and the analog switch. The microprocessor is further connected to the audio amplifier. When a...

Radio headset device for high noise environment
11/19/09 - 20090285421 - A radio headset device provided for receiving and reproducing a radio broadcast from a radio device in a high noise environment. The radio headset device comprises left and right earcups, a speaker mounted to each of the earcups, and a microphone mounted to each of the earcups for converting acoustic...