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 (1 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 (247 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 (216 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. ...

Thomas J Quigley, Jonathan S Min, Lisa V Denney, Henry Samueli, Sean F Nazareth, Feng Chen, Fang Lu, Christopher R Jones: Cable modem apparatus and method. Broadcom Corporation, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, November 18, 2003: US06650624 (188 worldwide citation)

A number of features for enhancing the performance of a cable transmission system in which data is transmitted between a cable modem termination system at a headend and a plurality of cable modems located different distances from the headend. The power transmission level, slot timing, and equalizati ...

Tracy D Mallory, Matthew James Fischer: Method for distributing sets of collision resolution parameters in a frame-based communications network. Broadcom Corporation, Christie Parker & Hale, April 5, 2005: US06877043 (186 worldwide citation)

A method for distributing sets of collision resolution parameters to be used for resolution of network access contention events among nodes of a non-centralized media access control shared medium network. A set of collision resolution parameters is provided which includes a sequence of fixed numbers ...

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