Memory sharing scheme in audio post-processing

  • US 6,917,915 B2
  • Filed: 05/30/2001
  • Issued: 07/12/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/30/2001
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A method of managing memory resources within an audio playback system, wherein the resources comprise memory blocks, the method comprising:

  • identifying a first and a second audio process, wherein the first and the second audio processes execute at different times;

    allocating a first memory block to the first and the second processes;

    associating a first audio frame with the first process;

    associating a second audio frame with the second process;

    buffering the first audio frame to the first memory block; and

    switching between the first and second processes at a boundary of the first frame.

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