Real Time Touch



new TOP 200 Companies filing patents this week

new Companies with the Most Patent Filings (2010+)




Real Time Touch

Similar
Filing Names

Starkey Laboratories Inc
Starkey Laboratories Inc_20131212

Starkey Laboratories Inc patents


Recent patent applications related to Starkey Laboratories Inc. Starkey Laboratories Inc is listed as an Agent/Assignee. Note: Starkey Laboratories Inc may have other listings under different names/spellings. We're not affiliated with Starkey Laboratories Inc, we're just tracking patents.

ARCHIVE: New 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 | Company Directory "S" | Starkey Laboratories Inc-related inventors


Binaurally coordinated frequency translation in hearing assistance devices

Disclosed herein, among other things, are apparatus and methods for a binaurally coordinated frequency translation for hearing assistance devices. In various method embodiments, an audio input signal is received at a first hearing assistance device for a wearer. The audio input signal is analyzed and a first set of target... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Hearing assistance device incorporating system in package module

A hearing assistance device comprises a system in package (SIP) disposed within an enclosure. The SIP module comprises a first substrate having a first surface and an opposing second surface, the first substrate supporting a first subsystem configured to perform a first function. A second substrate has a first surface... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Radio frequency antenna for an in-the-ear hearing device

Disclosed herein, among other things, are systems and methods for a hearing device antenna. One aspect of the present subject matter includes a hearing device configured to be worn in an ear of a wearer to perform wireless communication. The hearing device includes a housing, hearing electronics within the housing,... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Method and robust acoustic feedback cancellation

The present subject matter can improve robustness of performance of acoustic feedback cancellation in the presence of strong acoustic disturbances. In various embodiments, an optimization criterion determined to enhance robustness of an adaptive feedback canceller in an audio device against disturbances in an incoming audio signal can be applied such... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Systems and methods for hearing assistance device antenna

Disclosed herein, among other things, are systems and methods for modular circuit component for a hearing assistance device flex antenna. One aspect of the present subject matter includes a universal apparatus for use with multiple hearing assistance devices. The apparatus includes a circuit module including an outer radial surface, the... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Acoustic feedback event monitoring system for hearing assistance devices

The present disclosure relates to tracking of acoustic feedback events of a hearing assistance device, such as a hearing aid. Information about the acoustic feedback events is stored for analysis. Such information is useful for programming acoustic feedback cancellers and other parameters of a hearing assistance device.... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Hearing aid with remote battery and antenna

A hearing aid design is described that compartmentalizes hearing aid components for easier use and better operation. In one embodiment, the processing circuitry and transducers are disposed in housing designed to placed in the ear canal so as to be isolated from antennas and sources of noise. In one embodiment,... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Hearing assistance device ear-to-ear communication using an intermediate device

Disclosed herein, among other things, are systems and methods for relaying wireless communication from ear-to-ear for hearing assistance devices using an intermediate device. One aspect of the present subject matter includes a method of using a first hearing assistance device in a first ear of a wearer to communicate with... Starkey Laboratories Inc

User interface control of multiple parameters for a hearing assistance device

Disclosed herein, among other things, are methods and apparatus for a user interface control to allow control of multiple parameters from a single control for a hearing assistance device. One aspect of the present subject matter relates to hearing assistance device for a wearer, including a housing, hearing assistance electronics... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Method and channel selection in ear-to-ear communication in hearing devices

A pair of binaural hearing devices can dynamically assess and select a channel from a plurality of frequency channels suitable for ear-to-ear communication with each other. In various embodiments, the hearing aids can each initiate a channel assessment by calibrating a channel quality threshold and transmitting a packet including the... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Modular connection assembly for a hearing assistance device

The present subject matter relates to an improved connection assembly for hearing assistance devices. The improved connection assembly provides a connection system that is reliable, straightforward to manufacture, and easy to use. The present connection assembly provides a rapid replacement option for the cable and/or the receiver or other electronics... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Hearing assistance system with own voice detection

An example of an apparatus configured to be worn by a person who has an ear and an ear canal includes a first microphone adapted to be worn about the ear of the person, and a second microphone adapted to be worn at a different location than the first microphone.... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Hearing assistance system with own voice detection

A hearing assistance system includes a pair of left and right hearing assistance devices to be worn by a wearer and uses both of the left and right hearing assistance devices to detect the voice of the wearer. The left and right hearing assistance devices each include first and second... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Hearing aid adapted for embedded electronics

A hearing aid comprising a microphone, a receiver, hearing aid electronics coupled to the microphone and the receiver, and conductive traces overlaying an insulator, the conductive traces configured to interconnect the hearing aid electronics and to follow non-planar contours of the insulator. Examples are provided wherein the insulator includes a... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Tonality-driven feedback canceler adaptation

Disclosed herein, among other things, are apparatus and methods for tonality-driven feedback canceler adaptation for hearing devices. Various embodiments include a method of signal processing an input signal in a hearing device to mitigate entrainment, the hearing device including a receiver and a microphone. The method includes detecting strength of... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Neural network-driven feedback cancellation

Disclosed herein, among other things, are apparatus and methods for neural network-driven feedback cancellation for hearing assistance devices. Various embodiments include a method of signal processing an input signal in a hearing assistance device to mitigate entrainment, the hearing assistance device including a receiver and a microphone. The method includes... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Hearing assistance device with improved microphone protection

Disclosed herein, among other things, are methods and apparatus for improved microphone protection for hearing assistance devices. One aspect of the present subject matter includes a hearing assistance device, such as a completely-in-the-canal (CIC) type hearing aid, that includes a battery door with a microphone slit and a battery contact... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Hearing device antenna with optimized orientation

A hearing device, such as a hearing aid, includes an antenna for wireless communication. The antenna is housed in the hearing aid with an orientation determined to approximately minimize change in performance of the wireless communication when the hearing aid goes onto a wearer's head from free space. In various... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Hearing assistance device with balanced feed-line for antenna

A hearing assistance device, such as a hearing aid, includes an antenna connected to a communication circuit through a feed-line for wireless communication. The antenna and the feed-line are configured and placed such at capacitance between their conductors is approximately minimized. In one embodiment, the feed-line includes feed-line conductors each... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Adaptive channel mapping for wireless communications

Disclosed in some examples are devices, methods, systems, and machine readable media that reduce the burden of a master device of a second wireless connection by utilizing the channel map of a first wireless connection. Since both the first and second wireless connections are located at nearly the same location,... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Noise characterization and attenuation using linear predictive coding

Disclosed herein, among other things, are apparatus and methods for noise characterization and attenuation for hearing assistance devices. In various embodiments, a method of operating a hearing assistance device includes receiving an audio signal using a microphone of the hearing assistance device and identifying a transient in the audio signal.... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Adjustable elliptical polarization phasing and amplitude weighting for a hearing instrument

Multiple antennas at the receiver and/or transmitter are commonly used in wireless communications systems to provide diversity in order reduce fading and other effects brought about by multi-path propagation. Due to the size of hearing aids and the wavelengths of the frequencies used for communication, it is difficult to achieve... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Unobtrusive firmware updates for hearing assistance devices

The present disclosure includes some examples of methods, systems, and machine readable media which deliver firmware updates to a computing device of a hearing professional while requiring little or no user interaction. For example, the firmware patches may be delivered in a way that does not require administrator access on... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Wireless environment interference diagnostic hearing assistance device system

Disclosed herein, among other things, are methods and apparatus for wireless interference diagnostic hearing assistance device systems. One aspect of the present subject matter includes a method for assessing and mitigating wireless interference for hearing assistance device programmers. The method includes measuring wireless interference over wireless communication channels using a... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Antennas for standard fit hearing assistance devices

An embodiment of a hearing assistance device comprises a housing, a power source, a radio circuit, an antenna and a transmission line. The radio circuit is within the housing and electrically connected to the power source. The antenna has an aperture, and the radio circuit is at least substantially within... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Article with internal light source for fitting in-situ and related devices and methods

Articles and related devices and methods for fitting in-situ include a flexible sleeve, a housing assembly fixed to the flexible sleeve, a light source disposed within the flexible sleeve, and a photocurable resin contained within the flexible sleeve. The flexible sleeve may be elastomeric. A transducer may be disposed in... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Self-fitting in-canal component and hearing assistance device

The present disclosure relates to methods and apparatus for constructing and fitting a component that is designed to be worn at least partially within an ear canal. The methods and apparatus may be used in hearing aids such as receiver-in-canal hearing aids and completely-in-canal hearing aids. The techniques may also... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Method and localization of streaming sources in hearing assistance system

A hearing assistance system streams audio signals from one or more streaming sources to a hearing aid set and enhances the audio signals such that the output sounds transmitted to the hearing aid wearer include a spatialization effect allowing for localization of each of the one more streaming sources. The... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Method and communication between hearing assistance devices in a bluetooth network

A hearing assistance system provides for wireless communication between hearing assistance devices that are in a Bluetooth connection with a host device. In various embodiments, during a Bluetooth connection interval, one or more time slots are used for communication between the host device and one or more of the hearing... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Systems and methods for managing power consumption in a wireless network

Disclosed herein, among other things, are systems and methods for managing power consumption in a wireless network. One aspect of the present subject matter includes a method for wireless communications of isochronous data. A transmission of isochronous data is received using an electronic device having a battery. The method determines... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Antenna used in conjunction with the conductors for an audio transducer

A hearing assistance device to provide sound to the ear of a user, the device comprising a housing, hearing assistance electronics enclosed in the housing, an acoustic transducer adapted to be worn in the ear, a cable assembly adapted to connect the acoustic transducer to the hearing assistance electronics, a... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Method and a binaural hearing assistance system using monaural audio signals

The present application provides method and apparatus for a binaural hearing assistance system using a monaural audio signal input. The system, in various examples, provides adjustable delay/phase adjustment and sound level adjustment. Different embodiments are provided for receiving the monaural signal and distributing it to a plurality of hearing assistance... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Hearing aid using wireless test modes as diagnostic tool

Various system embodiments comprise a plurality of devices configured to wirelessly communicate with each other. The plurality of devices includes a battery-operated hearing aid configured to communicate with another device using Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) wireless communication technology. A BLE tester is configured to test the hearing aid for the... Starkey Laboratories Inc

Hearing assistance device and forming same

Various embodiments of a hearing assistance device and a method of forming such device are disclosed. The hearing assistance device can provide sound to an ear of a patient. The device includes a housing adapted to be worn on or behind the ear, hearing assistance components enclosed in the housing,... Starkey Laboratories Inc

04/27/17 / #20170118568

Managing a hearing assistance device via low energy digital communications

Disclosed herein, among other things, are systems and methods for programming and modifying hearing assistance devices via low energy digital communications. One aspect of the present subject matter includes a method of using a hearing assistance device. The method includes providing characteristics and descriptors of the hearing assistance device compatible... Starkey Laboratories Inc

04/13/17 / #20170105078

Enhanced comfort earbud

An earbud that uniformly conforms to the ear canal and maintains a constant and comfortable radial pressure on the ear canal regardless of size. The earbud is designed to extrude distally when placed inside a small canal and yet still conforms to the canal while maintaining the aforementioned comfortable radial... Starkey Laboratories Inc

04/06/17 / #20170099644

Method and synchronizing hearing instruments via wireless communication

A hearing assistance system including a hearing instrument designated as a master device and at least another hearing instrument designated as a slave device. The master device is communicatively coupled to the slave device via a wireless link. The master device has a master clock and generates master time stamps... Starkey Laboratories Inc

03/23/17 / #20170085999

Multi-mode radio for hearing assistance devices

The present disclosure relates to the wireless communication of information for a hearing assistance device including a multi-mode radio adapted to provide communications at different frequencies using frequency control. In applications of hearing aids, the processor is adapted to perform correction of sound for a hearing impaired user. In certain... Starkey Laboratories Inc

03/16/17 / #20170078809

Methods and systems for loading hearing instrument parameters

Methods and systems are described for transferring programming information to a hearing instrument. Such programming information may include hearing loss compensation parameters and/or other information pertaining to device operation. In one embodiment, each of a pair of hearing instruments prescribed and configured for a particular hearing loss contains the necessary... Starkey Laboratories Inc

03/09/17 / #20170070829

Antennas for hearing aids

An antenna configured in a hybrid circuit provides a compact design for a hearing aid to communicate wirelessly with a system external to the hearing aid. In an embodiment, an antenna includes metallic traces in a hybrid circuit that is configured for use in a hearing aid. The antenna includes... Starkey Laboratories Inc

02/16/17 / #20170048627

Enhanced dynamics processing of streaming audio by source separation and remixing

This application relates to a systems and methods for enhanced dynamics processing of streaming audio by source separation and remixing for hearing assistance devices, according to one example. In one embodiment, an external streaming audio device processes sources isolated from an audio signal using source separation, and mixes the resulting... Starkey Laboratories Inc

02/09/17 / #20170041896

Low power intermittent messaging for hearing assistance devices

The present subject matter includes a system for communications between a transmitter and a receiver. In various embodiments, the system uses a sleep interval to allow the receiver to go to sleep between wake up times to “sniff” for transmissions from the transmitter. The system adjusts the length of the... Starkey Laboratories Inc

01/26/17 / #20170026761

Methods and improving speech understanding in a large crowd

Methods and devices are described for improves speech understanding by hearing aid users in crowded environments. In one embodiment, a hearing aid wearer's speech signal is extracted using the microphone or microphones in the hearing aid. The hearing aid is configured to wirelessly transmit the extracted speech signals to a... Starkey Laboratories Inc








ARCHIVE: New 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009



###

This listing is an abstract for educational and research purposes is only meant as a recent sample of applications filed, not a comprehensive history. Freshpatents.com is not affiliated or associated with Starkey Laboratories Inc in any way and there may be associated servicemarks. This data is also published to the public by the USPTO and available for free on their website. Note that there may be alternative spellings for Starkey Laboratories Inc with additional patents listed. Browse our Agent directory for other possible listings. Page by FreshPatents.com

###