Granted patents

US patents

Breebaart, D. J., Lu, L., Tsingos, N. R., Mateos, A. (2017). Processing spatially diffuse or large audio objects. US patent 9654895. Granted 16-5-2017.
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Oomen, A. W. J., Breebaart, D. J., Koppens, J. G. H., Schuijers, E. G. P. (2016). Audio system and method of operation therefor. US patent 9462387. Granted 4-10-2016.
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Disch, S., Herre, J., Neusinger, M., Breebaart, D. J., Hotho, G. (2016). Temporal and spatial shaping of multi-channel audio signal. US patent 9361896. Granted 7-6-2016.
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Breebaart, D. J. (2015). Method for headphone reproduction, a headphone reproduction system, a computer program product. US patent 9191763. Granted 17-11-2015.
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Breebaart, D. J., van de Par, S. L. J. D. E. (2015). Spatial audio. US patent 9137603. Granted 15-0-2015.
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Lemma, A. N., Kevenaar, T. A. M., Breebaart, D. J., Akkermans, A. H. M. (2015). Method and system for generating a representation of a fingerprint minutiae information. US patent 9129142. Granted 8-9-2015.
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Breebaart, D. J., Oomen, A. W. J. (2014). Audio coding. US patent 8831759. Granted 9-9-2014.
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Breebaart, D. J. (2014). Signal synthesizing. US patent 8798275. Granted 5-8-2014.
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Breebaart, D. J., Schuijers, E. G. P., Purnhagen, H., Roden, K. J. (2014). Method and device for decorrelation and upmixing of audio channels. US patent 8793125. Granted 29-7-2014.
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Hilpert, J., Linzmeier, K., Herre, J., Sperschneider, R., Hoelzer, A., Villemoes, L., Engdegard, J., Purnhagen, H., Kjoerling, K., Breebaart, D. J., Oomen, W. (2014). Apparatus and method for multi-channel parameter transformation. US patent 8687829. Granted 1-4-2014.
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Breebaart, D. J. (2014). Binaural object-oriented audio decoder. US patent 8682679. Granted 25-3-2014.
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Akkermans, A. H. M., Boughorbel, S., Breebaart, D. J., Bruekers, A. A. M. L., Gokberk, B., de Groot, K. T. J., Kelkboom, E. J. C., Kevenaar, T. A. M., Lemma, A. N. (2014). Robust biometric feature extraction with and without reference point. US patent 8655026. Granted 18-2-2014.
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Villemoes, L., Purnhagen, H., Roeden, J., Engdegard, J., Breebaart, J., Schijers, E. (2014). Stereo compatible multi-channel audio coding. US patent 8654985. Granted 18-2-2014.
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Breebaart, D. J. (2014). Audio coding. US patent 8654983. Granted 18-2-2014.
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Disch, S., Herre, J., Neusinger, J., Breebaart, D. J., Hotho, G. (2014). Temporal and spatial shaping of multi-channel audio signals. US patent 8644972. Granted 4-2-2014.
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Breebaart, D. J. (2014). Audio decoder. US patent 8634577. Granted 21-1-2014.
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Neusinger, M., Herre, J., Disch, S., Purnhagen, P., Kjoerling, K., Engdegard, J., Breebaart, J., Schuijers, E., Oomen, W. (2013). Apparatus and method for generating a multi-channel synthesizer control signal, multi-channel synthesizer, method of generating and output signal from an input signal and machine-readable storage medium. US patent 8532999. Granted 10-9-2013.
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Breebaart, J., van Loon, M. M. W. (2013). Method and device for generating and processsing parameters representing HRTFs. US patent 8520871. Granted 27-8-2013.
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Villemoes, L., Kjoerling, K., Purnhagen, H., Roeden, J., Breebaart, J., Hotho, G. (2013). Methods for improved performance of prediction based multi-channel reconstruction. US patent 8515083. Granted 20-8-2013.
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Breebaart, D. J. (2013). Method of and device for generating 3D sound. US patent 8515082. Granted 20-8-2013.
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Oomen, A. W. J., Schuijers, E. G. P., Breebaart, D. J., van de Par, S. L. J. D. E. (2013). Parametric multi-channel audio representation. US patent 8498422. Granted 30-7-2013.
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Breebaart, D. J., McKinney, J. F. (2013). Method of deriving a set of features for a audio input signal. US patent 8423356. Granted 16-4-2013.
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Hotho, G. H., Breebaart, D. J., Schuijers, E. G. P., den Brinker, A. C., Villemoes, L. F., Purnhagen, H., Roden, K. J. (2013). Multi-channel audio coding. US patent 8346564. Granted 1-1-2013.
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Breebaart, D. J., van de Par, S. L. J. D. E. (2012). Parametric representation of spatial audio. US patent 8340302. Granted 25-12-2012.
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Breebaart, D. J., van de Par, S. L. J. D. E. (2012). Spatial audio. US patent 8331572. Granted 11-12-2012.
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Koppens, J., Mundt, H., Terentiev, L, Falch, C., Hilpert, J., Hellmuth, O., Villemoes, L., Plogsties, J., Breebaart, J., Engdegard, J. (2012). Binaural rendering of a multi-channel audio signal. US patent 8325929. Granted 04-12-2012.
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Breebaart, D. J., McKinney, M. F. (2012). Parameterized temporal feature analysis. US patent 8311821. Granted 31-11-2012.
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Breebaart, D. J. (2012). Encoding and decoding of audio objects. US patent 8271290. Granted 18-09-2012.
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Villemoes, L. F., Breebaart, D. J. (2012). Method and apparatus for generating a binaural audio signal. US patent 8265284. Granted 11-09-2012.
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Schuijers, E. G. P., Breebaart, D. J., Myburg, F. P., van de Kerkhof, L. M. (2012). Stereo coding and decoding method and apparatus thereof. US patent 8254585. Granted 28-08-2012.
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Breebaart, D. J., Van Loon, M. M. W. (2012). Method of and device for generating and processing parameters representing HRTFs. US patent 8243969. Granted 14-08-2012.
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McKinney, M. F., Breebaart, D. J. (2012). Method and device for calculating a similarity metric between a first feature vector and a second feature vector. US patent 8214304. Granted 03-07-2012.
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Villemoes, L., Kjoerling, K., Breebaart. J. (2012). Generation of spatial downmixes from parametric representations of multi channel signals. US patent 8175280. Granted 08-05-2012.
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Myburg, F. P., Breebaart, D. J., Schuijers, E. G. P. (2012). Signal coding and decoding. US patent 8170871. Granted 01-05-2012.
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Breebaart, J., Villemoes, L. F., Purnhagen, H., Faller, C. (2012). Generation of multi-channel audio signals. US patent 8160888. Granted 17-04-2012.
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van Loon, M. W., Breebaart, J., Hotho, G. H., Schuijers, E. G. P., Purnhagen, H., Roeden, K. J. (2012). Method, device, encoder, apparatus, decoder appratus and audio system. US patent 8144879. Granted 27-03-2012.
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van Loon, M. W., Breebaart, J. (2012). Audio signal enhancement. US patent 8135136. Granted 13-03-2012.
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Hotho, G., Breebaart, J., Verbitskiy, E., den Brinker, A. (2011). Multi-channel encoder. US patent 8065136. Granted 22-11-2011.
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Roeden, J., Engdegard, J., Purnhagen, H., Breebaart, J., Schuijers, E., van de Par, S., Hilpert, J., Herre, J. (2011). Energy dependent quantization for efficient coding of spatial audio parameters. US patent 8054981. Granted 8-11-2011.
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Purnhagen, H., Engedegard, J., Breebaart, J., Schuijers, E. (2011). Audio coding using de-correlated signals. US patent 8019350. Granted 13-9-2011.
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Myburg, F. P., Breebaart, J., Schuijers, E. (2011). Signal coding and decoding. US patent 8010373. Granted 30-8-2011.
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Neusinger, M., Herre, J., Disch, S., Purnhagen, H., Kjoerling, K., Engedegard, J., Breebaart, J., Schuijers, E., Oomen, W. (2011). Apparatus and method for generating multi-channel synthesizer control signal and apparatus and method for multi-channel synthesizing. US patent 7983922. Granted 19-7-2011.
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Disch, S., Herre, J., Neusinger, M., Breebaart, J., Hotho, G. (2011). Temporal and spatial shaping of multi-channel audio signals. US patent 7974713. Granted 5-7-2011.
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Villemoes, L., Kjoerling, K., Breebaart, J. (2011). Reduced number of channels decoding. US patent 7965848. Granted 21-6-2011.
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Hoelzer, A., Herre, J., Purnhagen, H., Kjoerling, K., Roeden, J., Villemoes, L., Engdegard, J., Breebaart, J., Schuijers, E., Oomen, W. (2011). Multi-channel hierarchical audio coding with compact side information. US patent 7961890. Granted 14-6-2011.
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Breebaart, J. (2011). Signal synthesizing. US patent 7933415. Granted 26-04-2011.
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Villemoes, L., Purnhagen, H., Roeden, J., Engdegard, J., Breebaart, J., Schuijers, E. (2011). Stereo compatible multi-channel audio coding. US patent 7916873. Granted 29-03-2011.
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Myburg, F. P., Breebaart, J., Schuijers, E. G. P. (2010). Encoding and decoding a set of signals. US patent 7835918. Granted 16-11-2010.
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Hotho, G. H., Breebaart, J., Verbitskiy, E. A., Den Brinker, A. C. (2010). Multi-channel encoder. US patent 7813513. Granted 12-10-2010.
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Hotho, G. H., Myburg, F. P., Breebaart, J. (2010). Encoding and decoding of multi-channel audio signals. US patent 7809580. Granted 05-10-2010.
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Breebaart, J. (2010). Encoding audio signals. US patent 7720231. Granted 18-5-2010.
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Villemoes, L., Kjoerling, K., Purnhagen, H., Roeden, J., Breebaart, J., Hotho, G. (2010). Multi parameterisation based multi-channel reconstruction. US patent 7668722. Granted 23-2-2010.
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Schuijers, E. G. P., Breebaart, D. J., Myburg, F. P., van de Kerkhof, L. M. (2010). Stereo coding and decoding methods and apparatus thereof. US patent 7646875. Granted 12-01-2010.
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Breebaart, D. J., Schuijers, E. G. P, Hotho, G., van Loon, M. W. (2009). Multi-channel encoder. US patent 7602922. Granted 13-10-2009.
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McKinney, M. F., Breebaart, D. J., van de Par, S. L. J. D. E., van Paepegem, L. A. J. (2009). Audio reproduction apparatus, method, computer program. US patent 7518054. Granted 14-04-2009.
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Breebaart, D. J. (2008). Audio coding. US patent 7447629. Granted 04-11-2008.
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Breebaart, D. J., Schuijers, E. G. P. (2008). Processing of multi-channel signals. US patent 7343281. Granted 11-03-2008.
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Breebaart, D. J., Oomen, A. W. (2007). Audio coding. US patent 7181019. Granted 20-02-2007.
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European patents

Crockett, B. G., Seefeldt, A. J., Tsingos, N. R., Wilson, R., Breebaart, D. J., Lu, L., Chen, L. (2017). Object clustering for rendering object-based audio content based on perceptual criteria. European patent 2936485. Granted 4-1-2017.
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Breebaart, D. J., van Loon, M. (2016). Method of and device for generating and processing parameters representing HRTFs. European patent 1927264. Granted 20-7-2016.
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Breebaart, D. J., McKinney, M. F. (2015). Method for deriving a set of features for an audio input signal. European patent 1941486. Granted 23-12-2015.
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Koppens, J., Mundt, H., Terentiev, L., Falch, C., Hilpert, J., Hellmuth, O., Villemoes, L., Plogsties, J., Breebaart, J., Engdegard, J. (2014). Binaural rendering of a multi-channel audio signal. European patent 2335428. Granted 14-1-2015.
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Breebaart, D. J. (2014). Audio coding. European patent 1927266. Granted 14-5-2014.
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Hotho, G. H., Myburg, F. P., Breebaart, D. J. (2013). Encoding and decoding of multi-channel audio signals. European patent 1810279. Granted 1-12-2013.
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Breebaart, D. J., Villemoes, L. F., Purnhagen, H., Faller, C. (2013). Generation of multi-channel audio signals. European patent 1905006. Granted 4-9-2013.
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van Loon, J. W., Hotho, G. H., Breebaart, D. J. (2013). Encoder apparatus, decoder apparatus, methods thereof and associated audio system. European patent 1735779. Granted 19-6-2013.
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Boughorbel, S., Bruekers, A. A. M. L., de Groot, K. T. J., Breebaart, D. J. (2013). Subject detection. European patent 2441060. Granted 9-1-2013.
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Villemoes, L., Kjoerling, K., Breebaart, J. (2012). Reduced number of channels decoding . European patent 1999744. Granted 28-11-2012.
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Neusinger, M., Herre, J., Disch, S., Purnhagen, H., Kjoerling, K., Engdegard, J., Breebaart, J., Schuijers, E., Oomen, W. (2012). Apparatus and method for generating multi-channel synthesizer control signal and apparatus and method for multi-channel synthesizing. European patent 1738356. Granted 28-11-2012.
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Hilpert, J., Linzmeier, K., Herre, J., Sperschneider, R., Hoelzer, A., Villemoes, L., Engdegard, J., Purnhagen, H., Kjoerling, K., Breebaart, J., Oomen, W. (2011). Apparatus and method for multi-channel parameter transformation. European patent 2082397. Granted 28-12-2011.
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Villemoes, L., Kjoerling, K., Breebaart, J. (2011). Generation of spatial downmixes from parametric representations of multi channel signals. European patent 1999999. Granted 1-2-2011.
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Breebaart, J., Hotho, G., Schuijers, E., Purnhagen, H., Roeden, K. (2011). Method, device, encoder apparatus, decoder apparatus and audio system. European patent 1769655. Granted 28-9-2011.
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Breebaart, J. (2011). Encoding and decoding of audio objects. European patent 2067138. Granted 23-02-2011.
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Hotho, G. H., Breebaart, D. J., Schuijers, E. G. P, den Brinker, A. C., Villemoes, L. F., Purnhagen, H., Roden, K. J. (2010). Multi-channel audio coding. European patent 1866912. Granted 07-07-2010.
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Breebaart, D. J., Schuijers, E. P. G., Oomen, A. W. J. (2010). Audio encoding and decoding. European patent 1989920. Granted 20-01-2010.
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Breebaart, D. J., Schuijers, E. P. G., Purnhagen, H., Rödén, K. J. (2009). Audio channel conversion. European patent 1769491. Granted 30-9-2009.
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Breebaart, D. J., van de Par, S. L. J. D. E. (2009). Decoding apparatus with decorrelator unit. European patent 1881486. Granted 18-03-2009.
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Breebaart, D. J., McKinney, M. F. (2008). Method of and system for classification of an audio signal. European patent 1745463. Granted 9-07-2008.
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Breebaart, D. J., Schuijers, E. P. G., Hotho, G. H., van Loon, M. W. (2008). Multi-channel encoder. European patent 1735774. Granted 14-05-2008.
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Purnhagen, H., Breebaart, J., Schuijers, E, P. G., Villemoes, L, Roden, K. J., Engdegard, J. (2008). Stereo compatible multi-channel audio coding. European patent 1784819. Granted 30-4-2008.
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Breebaart, D. J., van de Par, S. L. J. D. E. (2008). Parametric representation of spatial audio. European patent 1500084. Granted 23-01-2008.
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Roden, K. J., Engdegard, J., Purnhagen, J., Breebaart, D. J., Schuijers, E. P. G., van de Par, S. L. J. D. E., Hilpert, J., Herre, J. (2007). Energy dependent quantization for efficient coding of spatial audio parameters. European patent 1754222. Granted 14-11-2007.
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Breebaart, D. J. (2007). Audio coding. European patent 1523862. Granted 31-10-2007.
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Villemoes, L., Kjorling, K., Purnhagen, H., Roden, J., Breebaart, D. J., Hotho, G. (2007). Multi-channel audio energy loss compensation. European patent 1730726. Granted 10-10-2007.
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Villemoes, L., Kjorling, K., Purnhagen, H., Roden, K. J., Breebaart, J., Hotho, G. (2007). Multi parameterization based multi-channel reconstruction. European patent 1738353. Granted 29-8-2007.
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Breebaart, D. J. (2007). Encoding audio signals. European patent 1671316. Granted 01-08-2007.
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Breebaart, D. J. (2007). Signal synthesizing. European patent 1500082. Granted 14-2-2007.
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Breebaart, D. J., Oomen, A. W. (2006). Audio coding. European patent 1595247. Granted 13-9-2006.
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Oomen, A. W. J., Schuijers, E. P. G., Breebaart, D. J., van de Par, S. L. J. D. E. (2006). Parametric multi-channel audio representation. European patent 1500083. Granted 28-6-2006.
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