Enhancing audio performance of a consumer electronic device by producing compensation parameters based on the acoustic signature of the device

  • US 9,894,429 B2
  • Filed: 05/19/2016
  • Issued: 02/13/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/09/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A cellular phone comprising:

  • a casing defining an enclosure;

    an integrated loudspeaker assembly placed within the enclosure,wherein the casing comprises one or more perforations, the perforations configured to communicate an audio signal across the casing to a surrounding environment, andwherein the integrated loudspeaker assembly comprises a speaker unit and a mounting support, the mounting support configured to attach the speaker unit to the casing so as to form an air-tight seal and acoustically isolate the perforations from the enclosure, the enclosure forming a back volume for the speaker unit; and

    an audio enhancement system configured to accept an input signal from a source located within the cellular phone and to communicate an output signal to the speaker unit, the audio enhancement system configured to compensate for the back volume in the output signal.

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