Patents by Inventor Leon Terentiv

Leon Terentiv has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 11405741
    Abstract: A method (900) for rendering audio in a virtual reality rendering environment (180) is described. The method (900) comprises rendering (901) an origin audio signal of an origin audio source (113) of an origin audio scene (111) from an origin source position on a sphere (114) around a listening position (201) of a listener (181). Furthermore, the method (900) comprises determining (902) that the listener (181) moves from the listening position (201) within the origin audio scene (111) to a listening position (202) within a different destination audio scene (112). In addition, the method (900) comprises applying (903) a fade-out gain to the origin audio signal to determine a modified origin audio signal, and rendering (903) the modified origin audio signal of the origin audio source (113) from the origin source position on the sphere (114) around the listening position (201, 202).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: Dolby International AB
    Inventors: Leon Terentiv, Christof Fersch, Daniel Fischer
  • Publication number: 20220230644
    Abstract: Described herein is a method for generating a modified bitstream on a source device, wherein the method includes the steps of: a) receiving, by a receiver, a bitstream including coded media data; b) generating, by an embedder, payload of additional media data and embedding the payload in the bitstream for obtaining, as an output from the embedder, a modified bitstream including the coded media data and the payload of the additional media data; and d) outputting the modified bitstream to a sink device. Described is further a method for processing said modified bitstream on a sink device. Described are moreover a respective source device and sink device as well as a system of a source device and a sink device and respective computer program products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2020
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Applicants: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation, Dolby International AB
    Inventors: Christof FERSCH, Daniel FISCHER, Leon TERENTIV, Gregory John MCGARRY
  • Patent number: 11381925
    Abstract: A multi-channel decorrelator for providing a plurality of decorrelated signals on the basis of a plurality of decorrelator input signals is configured to premix a first set of N decorrelator input signals into a second set of K decorrelator input signals, wherein K<N. The multi-channel decorrelator is configured to provide a first set of K? decorrelator output signals on the basis of the second set of K decorrelator input signals. The multi-channel decorrelator is further configured to upmix the first set of K? decorrelator output signals into a second set of N? decorrelator output signals, wherein N?>K?. The multi-channel decorrelator can be used in a multi-channel audio decoder. A multi-channel audio encoder provides complexity control information for the multi-channel decorrelator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderang der angewandten Forschung e.V.
    Inventors: Sascha Disch, Harald Fuchs, Oliver Hellmuth, Juergen Herre, Adrian Murtaza, Jouni Paulus, Falko Ridderbusch, Leon Terentiv
  • Patent number: 11375332
    Abstract: Described is a method of processing position information indicative of an object position of an audio object, wherein the object position is usable for rendering of the audio object, that comprises: obtaining listener orientation information indicative of an orientation of a listener's head; obtaining listener displacement information indicative of a displacement of the listener's head; determining the object position from the position information; modifying the object position based on the listener displacement information by applying a translation to the object position; and further modifying the modified object position based on the listener orientation information. Further described is a corresponding apparatus for processing position information indicative of an object position of an audio object, wherein the object position is usable for rendering of the audio object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: Dolby International AB
    Inventors: Christof Fersch, Leon Terentiv, Daniel Fischer
  • Publication number: 20220167102
    Abstract: A multi-channel decorrelator for providing a plurality of decorrelated signals on the basis of a plurality of decorrelator input signals is configured to premix a first set of N decorrelator input signals into a second set of K decorrelator input signals, wherein K<N. The multi-channel decorrelator is configured to provide a first set of K? decorrelator output signals on the basis of the second set of K decorrelator input signals. The multi-channel decorrelator is further configured to upmix the first set of K? decorrelator output signals into a second set of N? decorrelator output signals, wherein N?>K?. The multi-channel decorrelator can be used in a multi-channel audio decoder. A multi-channel audio encoder provides complexity control information for the multi-channel decorrelator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2021
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Inventors: Sascha DISCH, Harald FUCHS, Oliver HELLMUTH, Juergen HERRE, Adrian MURTAZA, Jouni PAULUS, Falko RIDDERBUSCH, Leon TERENTIV
  • Patent number: 11330386
    Abstract: An apparatus for generating one or more audio output channels is provided. The apparatus includes a parameter processor for calculating output channel mixing information and a downmix processor for generating the one or more audio output channels. The downmix processor is configured to receive an audio transport signal including one or more audio transport channels, wherein two or more audio object signals are mixed within the audio transport signal, and wherein the number of the one or more audio transport channels is smaller than the number of the two or more audio object signals. The audio transport signal depends on a first mixing rule and on a second mixing rule. The first mixing rule indicates how to mix the two or more audio object signals to obtain a plurality of premixed channels. Moreover, the second mixing rule indicates how to mix the plurality of premixed channels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der angewandten Forschung e.V.
    Inventors: Sascha Disch, Harald Fuchs, Oliver Hellmuth, Juergen Herre, Adrian Murtaza, Jouni Paulus, Falko Ridderbusch, Leon Terentiv
  • Publication number: 20220086588
    Abstract: A method (910) for rendering an audio signal in a virtual reality rendering environment (180) is described. The method (910) comprises rendering (911) an origin audio signal of an audio source (311, 312, 313) from an origin source position on an origin sphere (114) around an origin listening position (301) of a listener (181). Furthermore, the method (900) comprises determining (912) that the listener (181) moves from the origin listening position (301) to a destination listening position (302). In addition, the method (900) comprises determining (913) a destination source position of the audio source (311, 312, 313) on a destination sphere (114) around the destination listening position (302) based on the origin source position, and determining (914) a destination audio signal of the audio source (311, 312, 313) based on the origin audio signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2021
    Publication date: March 17, 2022
    Applicant: DOLBY INTERNATIONAL AB
    Inventors: Leon TERENTIV, Christof FERSCH, Daniel FISCHER
  • Patent number: 11252523
    Abstract: A multi-channel decorrelator for providing a plurality of decorrelated signals on the basis of a plurality of decorrelator input signals is configured to premix a first set of N decorrelator input signals into a second set of K decorrelator input signals, wherein K<N. The multi-channel decorrelator is configured to provide a first set of K? decorrelator output signals on the basis of the second set of K decorrelator input signals. The multi-channel decorrelator is further configured to upmix the first set of K? decorrelator output signals into a second set of N? decorrelator output signals, wherein N?>K?. The multi-channel decorrelator can be used in a multi-channel audio decoder. A multi-channel audio encoder provides complexity control information for the multi-channel decorrelator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignee: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der angewandten Forschung e.V.
    Inventors: Sascha Disch, Harald Fuchs, Oliver Hellmuth, Juergen Herre, Adrian Murtaza, Jouni Paulus, Falko Ridderbusch, Leon Terentiv
  • Patent number: 11240619
    Abstract: A multi-channel decorrelator for providing a plurality of decorrelated signals on the basis of a plurality of decorrelator input signals is configured to premix a first set of N decorrelator input signals into a second set of K decorrelator input signals, wherein K<N. The multi-channel decorrelator is configured to provide a first set of K? decorrelator output signals on the basis of the second set of K decorrelator input signals. The multi-channel decorrelator is further configured to upmix the first set of K? decorrelator output signals into a second set of N? decorrelator output signals, wherein N?>K?. The multi-channel decorrelator can be used in a multi-channel audio decoder. A multi-channel audio encoder provides complexity control information for the multi-channel decorrelator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2022
    Assignee: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderang der angewandten Forschung e.V.
    Inventors: Sascha Disch, Harald Fuchs, Oliver Hellmuth, Juergen Herre, Adrian Murtaza, Jouni Paulus, Falko Ridderbusch, Leon Terentiv
  • Patent number: 11115770
    Abstract: A multi-channel decorrelator for providing a plurality of decorrelated signals on the basis of a plurality of decorrelator input signals is configured to premix a first set of N decorrelator input signals into a second set of K decorrelator input signals, wherein K<N. The multi-channel decorrelator is configured to provide a first set of K? decorrelator output signals on the basis of the second set of K decorrelator input signals. The multi-channel decorrelator is further configured to upmix the first set of K? decorrelator output signals into a second set of N? decorrelator output signals, wherein N?>K?. The multi-channel decorrelator can be used in a multi-channel audio decoder. A multi-channel audio encoder provides complexity control information for the multi-channel decorrelator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der angewandten Forschung e.V.
    Inventors: Sascha Disch, Harald Fuchs, Oliver Hellmuth, Juergen Herre, Adrian Murtaza, Jouni Paulus, Falko Ridderbusch, Leon Terentiv
  • Patent number: 11109178
    Abstract: A method (910) for rendering an audio signal in a virtual reality rendering environment (180) is described. The method (910) comprises rendering (911) an origin audio signal of an audio source (311, 312, 313) from an origin source position on an origin sphere (114) around an origin listening position (301) of a listener (181). Furthermore, the method (900) comprises determining (912) that the listener (181) moves from the origin listening position (301) to a destination listening position (302). In addition, the method (900) comprises determining (913) a destination source position of the audio source (311, 312, 313) on a destination sphere (114) around the destination listening position (302) based on the origin source position, and determining (914) a destination audio signal of the audio source (311, 312, 313) based on the origin audio signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: Dolby International AB
    Inventors: Leon Terentiv, Christof Fersch, Daniel Fischer
  • Patent number: 11074920
    Abstract: A decoder for generating an un-mixed audio signal including a plurality of un-mixed audio channels is provided. Moreover, an encoder and an encoded audio signal is provided. The decoder includes an un-mixing-information determiner for determining un-mixing information by receiving first parametric side information and second parametric side information on the at least one audio object signal, wherein the frequency resolution of the second parametric side information is higher than that of the first parametric side information. Moreover, the decoder includes an un-mix module for applying the un-mixing information on a downmix signal, to obtain an un-mixed audio signal including the plurality of un-mixed audio channels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der angewandten Forschung e.V.
    Inventors: Sascha Disch, Harald Fuchs, Jouni Paulus, Leon Terentiv, Oliver Hellmuth, Juergen Herre
  • Publication number: 20210168550
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to methods, apparatus and systems for encoding an audio signal into a bitstream, in particular at an encoder, comprising: encoding or including audio signal data associated with 3DoF audio rendering into one or more first bitstream parts of the bitstream, and encoding or including metadata associated with 6DoF audio rendering into one or more second bitstream parts of the bitstream. The present disclosure further relates to methods, apparatus and systems for decoding an audio signal and audio rendering based on the bitstream.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2019
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Applicant: DOLBY INTERNATIONAL AB
    Inventors: Leon TERENTIV, Christof FERSCH, Daniel FISCHER
  • Patent number: 11004455
    Abstract: An apparatus for processing an encoded audio signal having a plurality of downmix signals associated with a plurality of input audio objects and object parameters. The apparatus includes a grouper configured to group the downmix signals into groups of downmix signals associated with a set of input audio objects. The apparatus includes a processor configured to perform at least one processing step individually on the object parameters of each set of input audio objects in order to provide group results. Further, there is a combiner configured to combine the group results or processed group results in order to provide a decoded audio signal. The invention also refers to a corresponding method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der angewandten Forschung e.V.
    Inventors: Adrian Murtaza, Jouni Paulus, Harald Fuchs, Roberta Camilleri, Leon Terentiv, Sascha Disch, Juergen Herre, Oliver Hellmuth
  • Publication number: 20210118454
    Abstract: A decoder for generating an audio output signal having one or more audio output channels includes a receiving interface for receiving an audio input signal including a plurality of audio object signals, for receiving loudness information on the audio object signals, and for receiving rendering information indicating whether one or more of the audio object signals shall be amplified or attenuated. Moreover, the decoder includes a signal processor for generating the one or more audio output channels of the audio output signal. The signal processor is configured to determine a loudness compensation value depending on the loudness information and depending on the rendering information. Furthermore, the signal processor is configured to generate the one or more audio output channels of the audio output signal from the audio input signal depending on the rendering information and depending on the loudness compensation value. Moreover, an encoder is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Inventors: Jouni Paulus, Sascha Disch, Harald Fuchs, Bernhard Grill, Oliver Hellmuth, Adrian Murtaza, Falko Ridderbusch, Leon Terentiv
  • Publication number: 20210120360
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method of decoding audio scene content from a bitstream by a decoder that includes an audio renderer with one or more rendering tools.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2019
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: DOLBY INTERNATIONAL AB
    Inventors: Leon TERENTIV, Christof FERSCH, Daniel FISCHER
  • Publication number: 20210092546
    Abstract: A method (910) for rendering an audio signal in a virtual reality rendering environment (180) is described. The method (910) comprises rendering (911) an origin audio signal of an audio source (311, 312, 313) from an origin source position on an origin sphere (114) around an origin listening position (301) of a listener (181). Furthermore, the method (900) comprises determining (912) that the listener (181) moves from the origin listening position (301) to a destination listening position (302). In addition, the method (900) comprises determining (913) a destination source position of the audio source (311, 312, 313) on a destination sphere (114) around the destination listening position (302) based on the origin source position, and determining (914) a destination audio signal of the audio source (311, 312, 313) based on the origin audio signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicant: DOLBY INTERNATIONAL AB
    Inventors: Leon TERENTIV, Christof FERSCH, Daniel FISCHER
  • Publication number: 20210037335
    Abstract: Described is a method of processing position information indicative of an object position of an audio object, wherein the object position is usable for rendering of the audio object, that comprises: obtaining listener orientation information indicative of an orientation of a listener's head; obtaining listener displacement information indicative of a displacement of the listener's head; determining the object position from the position information; modifying the object position based on the listener displacement information by applying a translation to the object position; and further modifying the modified object position based on the listener orientation information. Further described is a corresponding apparatus for processing position information indicative of an object position of an audio object, wherein the object position is usable for rendering of the audio object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2019
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicant: DOLBY INTERNATIONAL AB
    Inventors: Christof FERSCH, Leon TERENTIV, Daniel FISCHER
  • Patent number: 10891963
    Abstract: A decoder for generating an audio output signal having one or more audio output channels is provided. The decoder includes a receiving interface for receiving an audio input signal including a plurality of audio object signals, for receiving loudness information on the audio object signals, and for receiving rendering information indicating whether one or more of the audio object signals shall be amplified or attenuated. Moreover, the decoder includes a signal processor for generating the one or more audio output channels of the audio output signal. The signal processor is configured to determine a loudness compensation value depending on the loudness information and depending on the rendering information. Furthermore, the signal processor is configured to generate the one or more audio output channels of the audio output signal from the audio input signal depending on the rendering information and depending on the loudness compensation value. Moreover, an encoder is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Inventors: Jouni Paulus, Sascha Disch, Harald Fuchs, Bernhard Grill, Oliver Hellmuth, Adrian Murtaza, Falko Ridderbusch, Leon Terentiv
  • Publication number: 20210006924
    Abstract: A method (900) for rendering audio in a virtual reality rendering environment (180) is described. The method (900) comprises rendering (901) an origin audio signal of an origin audio source (113) of an origin audio scene (111) from an origin source position on a sphere (114) around a listening position (201) of a listener (181). Furthermore, the method (900) comprises determining (902) that the listener (181) moves from the listening position (201) within the origin audio scene (111) to a listening position (202) within a different destination audio scene (112). In addition, the method (900) comprises applying (903) a fade-out gain to the origin audio signal to determine a modified origin audio signal, and rendering (903) the modified origin audio signal of the origin audio source (113) from the origin source position on the sphere (114) around the listening position (201, 202).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: DOLBY INTERNATIONAL AB
    Inventors: Leon Terentiv, Christof Fersch, Daniel Fischer