Eye-based control of directed sound generation

  • US 20060140420A1
  • Filed: 12/23/2004
  • Published: 06/29/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/23/2004
  • Status: Abandoned Application
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1. An electronic system, comprising:

  • a source of an audio signal;

    a sound projector operable to generate at least one directed sound beam based on the audio signal;

    an imaging system operable to capture images of a person in a space adjacent to the sound projector and to process images captured by the imaging system to identify at least one eye of the person and to estimate a position of the person in the space based on the identified ones of the person'"'"'s eyes; and

    a controller operable to control the generation of the directed sound beam based on the estimated position of the person in the space.

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