Elias Nemer
Wilfrid Paul LeBlanc, Elias Nemer: Method and system for modeling external volume changes within an acoustic echo canceller. Broadcom Corporation, Thomas Horstemeyer, February 4, 2014: US08644522 (2 worldwide citation)

A method and system are provided in which a device, such as an acoustic echo canceller, may reduce the residual echo that may be heard at the far end of a conversation when an external speaker volume is changed. The device may compute a gain based on an echo estimate produced by a filter and on a ne ...

Elias Nemer
Elias Nemer, Wilfrid LeBlanc, Syavosh Zad Issa, Jes Thyssen: Single-microphone wind noise suppression. Broadcom Corporation, Fiala & Weaver P L L C, February 2, 2016: US09253568

A technique for suppressing non-stationary noise, such as wind noise, in an audio signal is described. In accordance with the technique, a series of frames of the audio signal is analyzed to detect whether the audio signal comprises non-stationary noise. If it is detected that the audio signal compr ...

Elias Nemer
Juin Hwey Chen, Jes Thyssen, Elias Nemer, Bengt J Borgstrom, Ashutosh Pandey, Robert W Zopf: Speaker-identification-assisted uplink speech processing systems and methods. Broadcom Corporation, Fiala & Weaver P L L C, February 23, 2016: US09269368

Methods, systems, and apparatuses are described for performing speaker-identification-assisted speech processing in an uplink path of a communication device. In accordance with certain embodiments, a communication device includes speaker identification (SID) logic that is configured to identify the ...

Elias Nemer
Mohammad Reza Zad Issa, Elias Nemer: Far-end sound quality indication for telephone devices. Broadcom Corporation, McDermott Will & Emery, September 1, 2015: US09124708

A sound quality metric may be determined at a near-end telephone system, the sound quality metric associated with far-end sound quality received at a far-end telephone system. A signal adjustment may be determined, based on the sound quality metric. The signal adjustment may thus be provided at an e ...

Elias Nemer
Elias Nemer: Audio spatialization for conference calls with multiple and moving talkers. Broadcom Corporation, April 28, 2011: US20110096915-A1

Systems and methods are described that utilize audio spatialization to help at least one listener on one end of a communication session differentiate between multiple talkers on another end of the communication session. In accordance with one embodiment, an audio teleconferencing system obtains spee ...

Elias Nemer
Elias Nemer, Jes Thyssen: Speaker localization system and method. Broadcom Corporation, Fiala & Weaver Pllc, C O Cpa Global, August 26, 2010: US20100217590-A1

A system and method for performing speaker localization is described. The system and method utilizes speaker recognition to provide an estimate of the direction of arrival (DOA) of speech sound waves emanating from a desired speaker with respect to a microphone array included in the system. Candidat ...

Theodore F Rabenko, David Hartman, James C H Thi: Gateway with voice. Broadcom Corporation, Christie Parker & Hale, July 20, 2004: US06765931 (254 worldwide citation)

In one aspect of the present invention, a network gateway is configured to facilitate on line and off line bi-directional communication between a number of near end data and telephony devices with far end data termination devices via a hybrid fiber coaxial network and a cable modem termination syste ...

Shiri Kadambi, Shekhar Ambe: Method for sending packets between trunk ports of network switches. Broadcom Corporation, Arent Fox Kintner Plotkin & Kahn PLLC, August 15, 2000: US06104696 (228 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a system and method of sending packets between ports on trunked network switches. The method includes providing a first switch having a plurality of communication ports thereupon, and providing a second switch having a plurality of communication ports thereupon. ...

Charles Edward Anderson IV, Thomas Carroll Willis Jr, Jason Andrew Willis: System, method and computer program product for caching domain name system information on a network gateway. Broadcom Corporation, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, December 19, 2006: US07152118 (206 worldwide citation)

A system, method and computer program product is provided for caching domain name system (DNS) information on a network gateway. In particular, a network gateway that interfaces one or more customer premises equipment (CPE) devices to an IP network maintains a centralized on-board cache for storing ...

James Y Cho, James B Keller, Mark D Hayter: Memory controller with programmable configuration. Broadcom Corporation, Garlick Harrison & Markison, April 5, 2005: US06877076 (193 worldwide citation)

A memory controller provides programmable flexibility, via one or more configuration registers, for the configuration of the memory. The memory may be optimized for a given application by programming the configuration registers. For example, in one embodiment, the portion of the address of a memory ...