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Tremolo Structure for Stringed Instrument

Tremolo Structure for Stringed Instrument

We call the it the P-WHAMMY The whammy bar itself is nothing new. Since the 1940s we’ve seen the Bigsby, then in the mid-50s Leo Fender came along and changed well just about everything we know about electric guitars and basses. The Stratocaster is probably the most common guitar you will see t...
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Self-muting Audio Connector

This self-muting plug system enables quiet, buzz and pop-free removal from and insertion into jack sockets on guitars and other electronic instruments while the amplifier volume is enabled. When not inserted in a jack, the plug mechanism automatically grounds the audio signal and breaks the groun...
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Adjustable Neck-angle Joint for Stringed Musical Instrument

The Adjustable Neck-Angle Joint is actually a bolt-on neck joint that gives benefits such as: •The ability to use completely different types of bridges on the same instrument. •Several settings on the same instrument. •The possibility to alter the instrument's resonance. •Easier instrument t...
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Kunstwelt - beyond Karaoke...

The high interest in participating in artistic performances is evidenced by the success of Karaoke. Kunstwelt goes beyond by providing a genuine immersive experience. The user becomes part of the artistic event: he feels singing and playing in a company, taking an integral part or role in the per...
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Guiding Star

Many abilities are highly attractive, especially artistic as well as sports skills. But under natural conditions, their acquisition is really hard work. But learning psychology has a tool to make things easier: observational learning, a type of learning that happens as a result of observing the b...
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Method of Modifying the Frequency Response of a Wooden Article

Disclosed is a method for modifying the frequency response of a wooden article by exciting the article with acoustic energy. Frequency response is the measure of a system's spectrum response at the output due to a signal of varying frequency (but constant amplitude) at its input. The acoustic energy...
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Microphone Devices and Methods for Tuning Microphone Devices

The present invention relates generally to microphone devices useful, for example, in hearing aid devices. The present invention relates more particularly to tunable microphone devices, and methods used to tune them. One aspect of the present invention is a microphone device that includes at least o...
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Systems, Methods, and Media for Identifying Matching Audio

System, methods, and media that: receive a first piece of audio content; identify a first plurality of atoms that describe at least a portion of the first piece of audio content using a Matching Pursuit algorithm; form a first group of atoms from at least a portion of the first plurality of atoms, t...
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3d Soundscaping

A system and method for tracking and tracing motions of multiple incoherent sound sources and for visualizing the resultant overall sound pressure distribution in 3D space in real time are developed. This new system needs only four microphones (although more could be used) that can be mounted at any...
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Bilinear Algorithms and Vlsi Implementations of Forward and Inverse Mdct with Applications to Mp3 Audio

Provided herein are hardware efficient bilinear algorithms and methods to compute MDCT/IMDCT of 2n and 4.3n points. The algorithms and methods for composite lengths have practical applications in MP3 audio encoding and decoding. The MDT/IMDCT can be converted to type-IV discrete cosine transforms (D...
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Apparatus for Noise Suppression in an Audio Signal

An apparatus for noise suppression having a linear prediction analysis circuit having an LP error filter (LFF), which takes a first, noisy voice signal y(n)=x(n)+[epsilon](n) as a basis for producing an LP-error-filter output signal e(n), having a coefficient calculation unit (KBE), which updates th...
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Method for Separating Signal Paths and Use for Improving Speech Using Electric Larynx

In order to improve the speech quality of an electric larynx (EL) speaker, the speech signal of which is digitized by suitable means, the following steps are carried out: a) dividing a single-channel speech signal into a series of frequency channels by transferring it from a time domain into a discr...
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Method for Managing Digital Audio Flows

The aim of the invention is to provide a method for managing digital audio flows of a musical work, involving creation of digital audio flows known as tracks (p1 to p21) for a single musical work, said tracks having a duration substantially equal to the musical work, each of said digital audio flows...
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A System and Method for Streaming Music Repair and Error Concealment

A method is provided for analysing the self-similarity of an audio file. The method involves obtaining the audio spectrum envelope data of an audio file to be analysed; performing a clustering operation on the spectrum envelope data to produce a clustered set of data; for a first portion of the clus...
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Device and Method for Expanding Frequency Band, Device and Method for Encoding, Device and Method for Decoding, and Program

The present invention relates to a frequency band extension apparatus and method, an encoding apparatus and method, a decoding apparatus and method, and a program, with which a music signal can be reproduced with higher sound quality by means of frequency band extension. [0002]Band-pass filters 13 ...
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