08150044 is referenced by 17 patents and cites 17 patents.

Methods for personalized listening which can be used with an earpiece are provided. A method includes capturing ambient sound from an Ambient Sound Microphone (ASM) of an earpiece partially or fully occluded in an ear canal, monitoring the ambient sound for a target sound, and adjusting by way of an Ear Canal Receiver (ECR) in the earpiece a delivery of audio to an ear canal based on a detected target sound. A volume of audio content can be adjusted upon the detection of a target sound, and an audible notification can be presented to provide a warning.

Title
Method and device configured for sound signature detection
Application Number
11/966457
Publication Number
8150044 (B2)
Application Date
December 28, 2007
Publication Date
April 3, 2012
Inventor
Marc A Boillot
Plantation
FL, US
Mark A Clements
Lilburn
GA, US
Steven W Goldstein
Delray Beach
FL, US
Agent
RatnerPrestia
Assignee
Personics Holdings
FL, US
IPC
H04R 25/00
H04R 29/00
H03G 3/20
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