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Audio speaker with sandwich-structured composite diaphragm
A diaphragm for an audio speaker includes an outer shell and an inner shell. Each shell has a face portion and an edge portion that is formed to be...
Long-throw acoustic transducer
An acoustic transducer includes a housing, which may be a circular cylinder or may have a rectangular cross-section. Two permanent magnets that closely fit the...
Multi-channel audio system having a shared current sense element for
estimating individual speaker impedances...
A programmed data processor obtains a number of input voltage measurements for a number of speaker drivers, respectively, and a sensed shared current being a...
Sync frame recovery in real time video transmission system
An error recovery method may be engaged by an encoder to recover from misalignment between reference picture caches at the encoder and decoder. When a...
System and method for delivering companion content
A system and method for providing companion content on a device that downloads content associated with a media presentation playing on a media player and...
Systems and methods for RGB image processing
Systems and methods for processing image data in RGB format are provided. In one example, an electronic device includes memory to store image data in raw or RGB...
Methods and apparatus for automated communications forwarding
Methods and apparatus for the automated updating of forwarding preferences for communications in a telecommunications network. In one embodiment, the network...
Mobile electronic device with an adaptively responsive flexible display
A mobile electronic device having a flexible display device is disclosed. A request to retrieve information from a server over a wireless network is triggered...
Speakerphone control for mobile device
A speakerphone system integrated in a mobile device is automatically controlled based on the current state of the mobile device. In one implementation, the...
Wireless device networks with smoke detection capabilities
An electronic device may include a smoke detector. The electronic device may use the smoke detector to monitor for the presence of smoke. In response to...
Apparatus and methods for storing electronic access clients
Apparatus and methods for storing and controlling access control clients. In one embodiment, transmitting and receiving devices ensure that only one copy of an...
Methods and systems for orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM)
multiple zone partitioning
Aspects of the invention include methods and devices for inserting data and pilot symbols into Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) frames having a...
Electronic device with antennas isolated using phase shifter
An electronic device may be provided with a primary antenna that is used for transmitting and receiving signals and a secondary antenna that is used for...
Adaptive surface concentration battery charging
Some embodiments of the present invention provide a system that adaptively charges a battery, wherein the battery is a lithium-ion battery which includes a...
Power adapter with retractable prongs
An electrical power adapter has first and second prongs that are retractable and deployable. When the prongs are in the deployed position the adapter may be...
Split jack assemblies and methods for making the same
Split jack assemblies are constructed with a tubeless pin block. Elimination (or split) of the tube, or more particularly, a tube that is an integrally formed...
Methods for making dual material strain-relief members for cables
Aesthetically pleasing strain-relief members for cables and methods for making the same are disclosed. The strain-relief member include a tapered, inner...
Electronic device with hidden connector
An electronic device has a self-healing elastomer applied over one or more external electronic connectors. The self-healing elastomer may obscure the electronic...
Electronic devices with housing port shutters
An electronic device may have a housing in which a display and other components are mounted. Audio components such as a speaker and microphone and other...
Tunable antenna with slot-based parasitic element
Electronic devices may be provided that contain wireless communications circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may include radio-frequency transceiver...
Battery with multiple jelly rolls in a single pouch
The disclosed embodiments provide a battery cell which includes a set of jelly rolls enclosed in a pouch. Each jelly roll includes layers which are wound...
Package with SoC and integrated memory
A semiconductor package includes a processor die (e.g., an SoC) and one or more memory die (e.g., DRAM) coupled to a ball grid array (BGA) substrate. The...
Low cost repackaging of thinned integrated devices
A method for mounting and embedding a thinned integrated circuit within a substrate is provided. In one embodiment, the thinned integrated circuit can receive...
Pivoting electrical switch
The embodiments discussed herein relate to electrical switches. Specifically, the embodiments include a pivoting switch that translates a rotational movement of...
Non-uniform dielectric layer capacitor for vibration and acoustics
A Non-Uniform Dielectric Layer, Multi-Layer-Ceramic-Capacitor (MLCC) has upper and lower dielectric layers separating upper and lower electrode layers, where...
Cable structures with insulating tape and systems and methods for making
Cable structures with insulating tape and systems and methods for making the same are provided. In some embodiments, a cable may include a first group of...
Identifying word-line-to-substrate and word-line-to-word-line
short-circuit events in a memory block
An apparatus includes a memory and a memory controller. The memory includes a memory block that includes memory cells connected by word lines. The memory...
Methods and apparatus for altering audio output signals
Methods, systems and computer readable media for altering an audio output are provided. In some embodiments, the system may change the original frequency...
Active noise cancellation decisions in a portable audio device
Active noise cancellation (ANC) circuitry is coupled to the input of an earpiece speaker in a portable audio device, to control the ambient acoustic noise...
Active noise cancellation using multiple reference microphone signals
In one aspect, multiple adaptive W filters and associated adaptive filter controllers are provided that use multiple reference microphone signals to produce...
Selecting audio samples of varying velocity level
Systems and methods for selecting audio samples in response to musical stimuli are provided. In some embodiments, an audio sample can be selected based on the...
Electronic device with display brightness control
Automatic display brightness adjustments may be made by an electronic device based on ambient light sensor data. Proximity sensor data from a light-based...
Queuing system for register file access
Techniques are disclosed relating to arbitration of requests to access a register file. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a write queue and a register...
Fast queries in a multithreaded queue of a graphics system
According to one aspect of the invention, a query request is received from a client application at a multithreaded graphics framework. The multithreaded...
Portable multifunction device, method, and graphical user interface for
viewing and managing electronic calendars
In accordance with some embodiments, a computer-implemented method is performed at a portable multifunction device with a touch screen display. The touch screen...
Error compensation in three-dimensional mapping
A method for forming a three-dimensional (3D) map of an object, including illuminating the object from a light source so as to project a pattern onto the...
Learning based estimation of hand and finger pose
A method for processing data includes receiving a depth map of a scene containing a human hand, the depth map consisting of a matrix of pixels having respective...
Programming system and language for application development
In one embodiment, an improved programming system and language for application development is provided that combines elements of the C and Objective-C languages...
Embedded authentication systems in an electronic device
An electronic device with a display and a fingerprint sensor may authenticate a user for a respective function. While a respective function of the device is in...
Portable device, method, and graphical user interface for scrolling to
display the top of an electronic document
Described herein are devices, method and computer readable media that allow a device to display a portion of a web page on the touch screen display with...
Determination and reduction of parasitic capacitance variation due to
Embodiments described herein generally take the form of methods and systems for identifying and/or reducing a parasitic capacitance variation in a capacitive...
Reconstruction of original touch image from differential touch image
Reconstruction of an original touch image from a differential touch image is disclosed. Reconstruction can include aligning columns of the differential touch...
Hybrid force sensitive touch devices
A hybrid touch-screen display that integrates force-based touch-screen technology with any one from among a group of projective capacitive, surface capacitive,...
Touch sensing with mobile sensors
Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger and palm contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a ...
An intelligent stylus is disclosed. The stylus can provide a stylus condition in addition to a touch input. The stylus architecture can include multiple sensors...
Electronic device power protection circuitry
A host electronic device may be coupled to an accessory electronic device. During normal operation, the host device may supply the accessory device with power...
Controlling electronic devices using force sensors
Systems and methods for controlling electronic devices using force sensors include a plurality of force sensors configured such that they are operable to...
Processor power and performance manager
Techniques are provided for managing the power consumption and performance of a processing device. Power consumption and utilization ratios for a processing...
A magnetic attachment mechanism and method is described. The magnetic attachment mechanism can be used to releasably attach at least two objects together in a...
Touch screen display with transparent electrical shielding layer
A polarizer includes a polarizer component having a top surface and an opposite bottom surface. The bottom surface is configured to couple to a color filter...