Hewlett-Packard Development Assigned Patent for Integrating Acoustic Echo Cancellation as a Subsystem Into an Existing Videoconference and...
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Hewlett-Packard Development Assigned Patent for Integrating Acoustic Echo Cancellation as a Subsystem Into an Existing Videoconference and Telepresence System
By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 5 -- Hewlett-Packard Development, Houston, has been assigned a patent (8,150,052) developed by Otto A. Gygax, Philomath, Ore., Deqing Hu, Corvallis, Ore., and Joseph Davis, Albany, Ore., for an "integrating acoustic echo cancellation as a subsystem into an existing videoconference and telepresence system."
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "The present invention is embodied in a computer-readable program in a computer-readable medium for upgrading a video conference system, the computer-readable program comprising acoustic echo canceling control software having an application programming interface. The acoustic echo canceling control software is implemented on a computer system that operates the video conference system and macros are configured to couple the acoustic echo canceling control software to hardware components of the video conference system and to interface with the application programming interface. The macros are user configurable for providing real time adjustments of echo canceling runtime parameters of the hardware components during a video conference session."
The patent application was filed on Oct. 15, 2008 (12/252,298). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=8150052.PN.&OS=PN/8150052&RS=PN/8150052
Written by Kusum Sangma; edited by Anand Kumar.
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