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Vowel sensing voice activity detector

Methods and apparatuses for detecting user speech are described. In one example, a method for detecting user speech includes receiving a microphone output signal corresponding to sound received at a microphone and identifying a spoken vowel sound in the microphone signal. The method further includes outputting an indication of user... Plantronics Inc

Enhanced security for near field communication enabled bluetooth devices

Methods and apparatuses for enhanced security for near field communication Bluetooth devices are described. In one example, a physical proximity of a Bluetooth device is detected with a first near field communications device disposed at a headset base, the Bluetooth device including a second near field communications device. An indication... Plantronics Inc

Sound exposure limiter

Methods and apparatuses for user sound exposure limiting are disclosed. In one example, an accumulated sound dose exposure from a headset speaker is determined for a plurality of sequentially monitored time intervals during a current listening session, wherein the current listening session comprises a total session time. It is determined... Plantronics Inc

Mode switchable audio processor for digital audio

An audio processor for digital audio data is provided, which comprises at least a host interface for connection to a digital audio host to transfer the digital audio data between the digital audio host and the audio processor; a device interface for connection to a user audio device; and a... Plantronics Inc

Connection switching for bluetooth headsets

Connection switching for Bluetooth headsets is disclosed. A Bluetooth headset includes a Bluetooth transceiver configured to receive a message from a first Bluetooth device over a first Bluetooth connection with the first Bluetooth device. The message includes a command to establish a second Bluetooth connection with a second Bluetooth device.... Plantronics Inc

Headset position sensing, reporting, and correction

A headset having corresponding computer-readable media comprises: a first portion, wherein the first portion comprises a microphone; a second portion, wherein the second portion is rotatably coupled with the first portion; one or more sensors, wherein at least one of the sensors is configured to sense a current difference angle... Plantronics Inc

Wearable devices for headset status and control

A wearable device includes an output display device, a transceiver, a user-operable control, and a processor. The transceiver is configured to communicate over a wireless link with a phone. The processor is configured to generate a control signal in response to an operation of the user-operable control. The processor is... Plantronics Inc

Headset audio system

A headset audio system is provided, comprising at least a headset, a control unit, and a control assignment selector, wherein the headset is adapted to provide output audio to a user from at least a first and a second audio signal and the control unit is provided to allow user... Plantronics Inc

Headphones with active noise cancellation adverse effect reduction

Methods and apparatuses for headphones are disclosed. In one example, a noise cancelling signal is generated with an active noise cancelling system, and the noise cancelling signal is output at a headphones speaker. An undesirable user effect resulting from the noise cancelling signal output at the headphones speaker is mitigated... Plantronics Inc

Using audio to alter respiratory rates

Apparatus having corresponding methods and computer-readable media comprise a controller configured to i) determine a desired respiratory rate of a person, and ii) generate an audio signal having a periodic component, wherein a rate of the periodic component is based on the desired respiratory rate; and a speaker configured to... Plantronics Inc

Headset with stem mounted connector

Methods and apparatuses for head-worn devices are disclosed. In one example, a head-worn device includes a primary housing and an earbud speaker. The head-worn device further includes a stem secondary housing containing a data connection interface, the stem secondary housing located between the primary housing and the earbud speaker.... Plantronics Inc

System for determining a location of a user

A system for determining a location of a user is provided that comprises a plurality of transmitters, each associated with a predefined physical location and each comprising a light source to provide an optical location signal; and at least one head-worn locator device with an optical receiver for receiving at... Plantronics Inc

Sidetone-based loudness control for groups of headset users

Methods and computer-readable media embodying instructions executable by a computer to perform functions comprise: obtaining one or more indications of a sound level produced by a group of users of audio communication devices; and adjusting sidetone gains of the audio communication devices based on the one or more indications of... Plantronics Inc

Steerable loudspeaker system for individualized sound masking

Apparatus having corresponding computer-readable media and methods comprise a steerable loudspeaker system configured to produce sound based on audio delivered to the steerable loudspeaker system; a masking audio source configured to generate individualized masking audio based on preferences of a listener, and to deliver the individualized masking audio to the... Plantronics Inc

Biometrics-based dynamic sound masking

Apparatus having corresponding methods and computer-readable media comprises: a speaker configured to provide a masking sound to an individual; a biometric sensor configured to collect biometric data from the individual; and a controller configured to modify the masking sound based on the biometric data.... Plantronics Inc

Headset with adjustable microphone boom

In one example of the invention, an apparatus includes a housing, a first shoe contacting a surface of the housing, and a second shoe contacting the surface of the housing. The apparatus includes a spring having a first spring end contacting the first shoe and a second spring end contacting... Plantronics Inc

Wearable devices for headset status and control

One embodiment features a wearable device having computer-readable media and comprising: an output device; a receiver configured to communicate over a wireless link with a phone; and a processor configured to cause the output device to indicate a status of a headset, the headset being in wireless communication with the... Plantronics Inc

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