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Steven Wayne Goldstein, Marc Boillot, Jason McIntosh, John P Keady: Method and system for sound monitoring over a network. Personics Holdings, RatnerPrestia, July 16, 2013: US08488799 (46 worldwide citation)

A mobile communication environment (100) can include a mobile device (160) to measure and send sound pressure level data. The mobile device (160) can initiate the collection of audio information responsive to detecting a trigger event. Mobile device (160) can measure or calculate the sound pressure ...


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Steven W Goldstein, John Usher, John Patrick Keady: Method of modifying audio content. Personics Holdings, Greenberg Traurig, July 13, 2010: US07756281 (28 worldwide citation)

At least one exemplary embodiment is directed to a method of generating a Personalized Audio Content (PAC) comprising: selecting Audio Content (AC) to personalize; selecting an Earprint; and generating a PAC using the Earprint to modify the AC.


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Goldstein Steven Wayne, Usher John, Zotkin Dmitry N: Method and device for sound detection and audio control. Personics Holdings, Goldstein Steven Wayne, Usher John, Zotkin Dmitry N, KURTZ Richard E, August 28, 2008: WO/2008/103925 (27 worldwide citation)

At least one exemplary embodiment is directed to a listening device (100) can include a receiver (102) and means for directing a sound produced by the receiver into an ear of the user, a microphone (104) and means for mounting the microphone so as to receive the sound in an environment , detecting m ...


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Steven Wayne Goldstein, John Usher, Marc Andre Boillot, Jason McIntosh: Method and device for acoustic management control of multiple microphones. Personics Holdings, RatnerPrestia, December 20, 2011: US08081780 (25 worldwide citation)

An earpiece (100) and a method (640) for acoustic management of multiple microphones is provided. The method can include capturing an ambient acoustic signal from an Ambient Sound Microphone (ASM) to produce an electronic ambient signal, capturing in an ear canal an internal sound from an Ear Canal ...


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Steven W Goldstein: Methods and devices for hearing damage notification and intervention. Personics Holdings, Greenberg Traurig, October 19, 2010: US07817803 (21 worldwide citation)

At least one exemplary embodiment is directed to a method of monitoring hearing health comprising: measuring a first acoustic sound pressure level due to an ambient audio signal; measuring a second acoustic sound pressure level due to an emitted audio signal from a speaker; calculating a total sound ...


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John Usher, Steven Goldstein, Marc Boillot, Gary Hoshizaki: Method and system for message alert and delivery using an earpiece. Personics Holdings, RatnerPrestia, December 4, 2012: US08326635 (18 worldwide citation)

Earpieces and methods for an earpiece to manage a delivery of a message are provided. A method can include receiving a notice that a message is available at a communication device, parsing the notice for header information that identifies at least a portion of the message, and requesting a subsequen ...


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Moises Perez, John Patrick Keady: Orifice insertion devices and methods. Personics Holdings, RatnerPrestia, November 1, 2011: US08047207 (17 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices for sealing an orifice are provided. A sealing element is inserted into an orifice. A fluid is transferred into the sealing element. Fluid transfer into the sealing element is restricted when a pressure in the sealing element is greater than a threshold value.


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Steven W Goldstein, Mark A Clements, Marc A Boillot: Method and device configured for sound signature detection. Personics Holdings, RatnerPrestia, April 3, 2012: US08150044 (17 worldwide citation)

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 ...


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John Usher, John P Keady: Ambient situation awareness system and method for vehicles. Personics Holdings, RatnerPrestia, November 27, 2012: US08319620 (15 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices for situation awareness facilitation for a vehicle driver are provided. A method includes receiving a first acoustic signal from outside a vehicle that the driver is in and converting the first acoustic signal into a first acoustic electronic signal; sending the first acoustic el ...


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Steven W Goldstein, John Usher, Dmitry N Zotkin: Method and device for sound detection and audio control. Personics Holdings, RatnerPrestia, June 5, 2012: US08194865 (15 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices for sound detection and audio control are provided. A listening device (100) can include a receiver (102) and a sound director for directing a sound produced by the receiver into an ear of the user, a microphone (104) and a mount for mounting the microphone so as to receive the s ...