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WO/2021/062390A3
Systems and methods for managing playback devices in accordance with embodiments of the invention are illustrated. One embodiment includes a method for modifying a system that includes several devices. The method includes steps for measu...  
WO/2021/086740A1
An audio system including an audio device secured within a receptacle for improving voice communication is disclosed. The audio device includes a housing containing a down-firing speaker that is positioned directly above an acoustic refl...  
WO/2021/061680A2
Embodiments are disclosed for hybrid near/far-field speaker virtualization. In an embodiment, a method comprises: receiving a source signal including channel-based audio or audio objects; generating near-field gain(s) and far-field gain(...  
WO/2021/062390A2
Systems and methods for managing playback devices in accordance with embodiments of the invention are illustrated. One embodiment includes a method for modifying a system that includes several devices. The method includes steps for measu...  
WO/2021/047993A1
The invention relates to a loudspeaker enclosure comprising a plurality of acoustic sources and having controlled broadband directivity.  
WO/2021/041149A1
A media system, method, and a computer program product for synchronizing device clocks including a plurality of devices having device clocks, where each device is capable of independently selecting a primary clock device from the plurali...  
WO/2021/021814A3
A method for estimating a user's location in an environment may involve receiving output signals from each microphone of a plurality of microphones in the environment. At least two microphones of the plurality of microphones may be inclu...  
WO/2021/033744A1
A speaker system 1 is provided with: a plurality of boxes 3; a plurality of vibration output devices 5 which output vibrations using a vibrating body 17 for converting an electric signal into vibrations; and a voice transmission unit 7 w...  
WO/2021/030334A1
Disclosed herein are example techniques to facilitate calibrating a portable playback device. An example implementation involves determining that a playback device is to perform an equalization calibration of the playback device and init...  
WO/2021/021857A1
An audio processing method may involve receiving output signals from each microphone of a plurality of microphones in an audio environment, the output signals corresponding to a current utterance of a person and determining, based on the...  
WO/2021/021682A1
Methods for rendering audio for playback by two or more speakers are disclosed. The audio includes one or more audio signals, each with an associated intended perceived spatial position. Relative activation of the speakers may be a cost ...  
WO/2021/021460A1
A rendering mode may be determined for received audio data, including audio signals and associated spatial data. The audio data may be rendered for reproduction via a set of loudspeakers of an environment according to the rendering mode,...  
WO/2021/021750A1
Individual loudspeaker dynamics processing configuration data, for each of a plurality of loudspeakers of a listening environment, may be obtained. Listening environment dynamics processing configuration data may be determined, based on ...  
WO/2021/006871A1
Systems and methods discussed herein can change a frame of reference for a first spatial audio signal. The first spatial audio signal can include signal components representing audio information from different depths or directions relati...  
WO/2020/264284A1
A cable assembly to connect an active loudspeaker to a source device that comprises electrical power and audio signals. The cable assembly includes a sheath, a group of power conductors within the sheath to carry electrical power, a grou...  
WO/2020/247811A1
Techniques for allocating audio data between a first playback device and a second playback device are disclosed. The audio data comprises a plurality of audio portions and the method comprises: detecting a trigger associated with the fir...  
WO/2020/240684A1
The purpose of the present invention is to allow a hard-of-hearing person to clearly hear the contents of a broadcast regardless of their position in an elevator car. To achieve this, this elevator car is characterized by comprising a fi...  
WO/2020/243322A1
A wireless communication system with scalable diversity and multi-transceiver diversity deployment is disclosed. An example communication system includes a first wireless transceiver, having a first bandwidth and a first center frequency...  
WO/2020/242669A1
Methods and devices for panning audio may include receiving audio data from an application open on at least one display device of a plurality of display devices in communication with a computer device. The methods and devices may include...  
WO/2020/237249A1
The systems and methods described relate to the concept that smart devices can be used to 1) sense various types of phenomena like sound, blue light exposure, RF and microwave radiation, and 2) in real-time analyze, report and/or control...  
WO/2020/237206A1
A steerable speaker array is provided, comprising a plurality of drivers arranged in a concentric, nested configuration formed by arranging the drivers in a plurality of concentric groups and placing the groups at different radial distan...  
WO/2020/211960A1
The invention relates to an acoustic chamber using the technology of power-line communication, and to an acoustic installation comprising a plurality of such acoustic chambers. More specifically, the invention relates to an acoustic cham...  
WO/2020/212674A1
A portable directional acoustic communication device (2) comprising a sound source at a throat end (7) of a sound-guiding horn (5) and a horn ring of acoustically absorbent material (8) at a mouth end of the sound-guiding horn; a phase p...  
WO/2020/176893A9
Examples described herein relate to transitioning a playback session between portable playback devices such as "smart" headphones, earbuds, and handheld speakers with playback devices of a zone-based media playback system. Exemplary tech...  
WO/2020/197806A1
A host device is connected via universal serial bus (USB) connections to one or more external devices with respective speakers. The host device synchronizes playback of audio through the speakers of the USB-connected external devices by ...  
WO/2020/184423A1
[Technical Problem] In a broadcasting system having a limited range of available frequencies, such as emergency broadcasting equipment, information can be sent to an information terminal while adverse effects on audible sound can be re...  
WO/2020/176893A1
Examples described herein relate to transitioning a playback session between portable playback devices such as "smart" headphones, earbuds, and handheld speakers with playback devices of a zone-based media playback system. Exemplary tech...  
WO/2020/163679A1
Systems and methods for distributed voice processing are disclosed herein. In one example, the method includes detecting sound via a microphone array of a first playback device and analyzing, via a first wake-word engine of the first pla...  
WO/2020/163722A1
Embodiments herein relate to assistive listening devices and systems for providing audio streams to device wearers within sound fields. In an embodiment an assistive listening device is included having a control circuit, an electroacoust...  
WO/2020/132298A1
Systems and methods for optimizing network microphone devices using noise classification are disclosed herein. In one example, individual microphones of a network microphone device (NMD) detect sound. The sound data is analyzed to detect...  
WO/2020/119899A1
A mobile electronic device (device) (100) operating with other devices (100) form a group for wireless coordinated playout of audio media content. The processor performs operations that determine a common time sync shared with the other ...  
WO/2020/118234A1
Example techniques involve selection of playback devices within a media playback system for outputting a media stream based on user input. An example implementation involves a controller causing a plurality of first representations of at...  
WO/2020/106580A1
Systems, apparatus, and methods for processing audio signals associated with conferencing devices communicatively connected in a daisy-chain configuration using local connection ports included on each device are provided. One method invo...  
WO/2020/095779A1
An information providing system receives terminal position information indicating a position of a terminal device from the terminal device, specifies, by referring to a reference table in which a plurality of pieces of distribution infor...  
WO/2020/076363A1
This application is directed to a display assistant device that acts as a voice-activated user interface device. The display assistant device includes a base, a screen and a rear speaker. The base is configured for sitting on a surface. ...  
WO/2020/072488A1
Systems and methods are disclosed in which a playback device transmits a first sound signal including a predetermined waveform. In one example, the playback device receives a second sound signal including at least one reflection of the f...  
WO/2020/066649A1
An information processing device includes circuitry that estimates an attribute of a first person located in at least one of a plurality of areas, and sets a first content corresponding to the attribute of the first person and outputs a ...  
WO/2020/066644A1
An information processing device includes circuitry that detects a change in a position of a person. The circuitry also changes a position of a virtual sound source in accordance with the change in the position of the person and outputs ...  
WO/2020/060577A1
This application is directed to a display assistant device that acts as a voice-activated user interface device. The display assistant device includes a base, a screen and a speaker. The base is configured for sitting on a surface. The s...  
WO/2020/036534A1
The invention relates to a transducer apparatus to provide audio sensing with high noise immunity in an acoustically-noisy environment. The invention replaces the prior-art acoustic microphone with a non-acoustic sensor to sense free-fie...  
WO/2020/030304A1
An audio processor for providing a plurality of loudspeaker signals, or loudspeaker feeds, on the basis of a plurality of input signals, like channel signals and/or object signals. The audio processor is configured to obtain an informati...  
WO/2020/030768A1
An audio processor for providing a plurality of loudspeaker signals, or loudspeaker feeds, on the basis of a plurality of input signals, like channeled signals and/or object signals. The audio processor is configured to obtain an informa...  
WO/2020/030303A1
An audio processor for providing a plurality of loudspeaker signals, or loudspeaker feeds, on the basis of a plurality of input signals, like channeled signals and/or object signals. The audio processor is configured to obtain an informa...  
WO/2020/030769A1
An audio processor for providing a plurality of loudspeaker signals, or loudspeaker feeds, on the basis of a plurality of input signals, like channel signals and/or object signals. The audio processor is configured to obtain an informati...  
WO/2019/239140A3
An audio system is described, which comprises one or more headphone units, each comprising first and second ear parts connected by a band which in use extends over a wearer's head, a wireless receiver for wirelessly receiving an audio si...  
WO/2020/021234A1
Audio circuitry, comprising: a speaker driver operable to drive a speaker based on a speaker signal; a current monitoring unit operable to monitor a speaker current flowing through the speaker and generate a monitor signal indicative of ...  
WO/2020/020888A1
A communication system for communication between musicians is described. The communication system comprises: a monitor loudspeaker, configured as an in-ear or on-ear headphone, for a first musician, wherein the monitor loudspeaker is sui...  
WO/2020/016538A1
The present invention relates to a device (300) for playing audio comprising a single enclosure (310) and, in this single enclosure (310), at least two superposed high-frequency acoustic sources (320) and a plurality of superposed medium...  
WO/2020/002302A1
An apparatus comprising means configured to: receive first and second position information indicative of the location of a respective first and second user with respect to a presentation space; provide for presentation, using a first sel...  
WO/2019/224292A1
A method and processor system are provided for adapting an acoustic rendering of an audio source to a visual rendering of an image-based object. Such visual rendering may be in virtual-reality (VR) or in augmented-reality (AR). The image...  

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