Patents by Inventor Marko Tapani Yliaho

Marko Tapani Yliaho 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).

  • Publication number: 20190107890
    Abstract: An apparatus comprising: an input module configured to determine an input characteristic; a signal generator configured to generate a signal dependent on the input characteristic; and an output module configured to provide the signal to one or more separate apparatus, wherein the signal is configured to generate a tactile output.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2018
    Publication date: April 11, 2019
    Inventors: Marko Tapani Yliaho, Thorstem Behles
  • Publication number: 20190066697
    Abstract: An apparatus including: an input configured to receive from at least two microphones at least two audio signals; at least two processor instances configured to generate separate output audio signal tracks from the at least two audio signals from the at least two microphones; a file processor configured to link the at least two output audio signal tracks within a file structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2018
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Inventors: Marko Tapani Yliaho, Ari Juhani Koski
  • Patent number: 10200788
    Abstract: An apparatus comprising: an input configured to receive at least one audio signal from a further apparatus; an input configured to receive at least one audio signal associated with the apparatus; an orientation/location determiner configured to determine a relative orientation/location difference between the apparatus and the further apparatus; an audio processor configured to process the at least one audio signal from the further apparatus based on the relative orientation/location difference between the apparatus and the further apparatus; and a combiner configured to combine the at least one audio signal from the further apparatus having been processed and the at least one audio signal associated with the apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: Nokia Technologies Oy
    Inventors: Jussi Kalevi Virolainen, Kari Juhani Jarvinen, Marko Tapani Yliaho, Antti Heikki Tapio Sassi
  • Patent number: 10146315
    Abstract: An apparatus comprising: an input module configured to determine an input characteristic; a signal generator configured to generate a signal dependent on the input characteristic; and an output module configured to provide the signal to one or more separate apparatus, wherein the signal is configured to generate a tactile output.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: Nokia Technologies Oy
    Inventors: Marko Tapani Yliaho, Thorsten Behles
  • Patent number: 10127912
    Abstract: An apparatus comprising: an input configured to receive from at least two microphones at least two audio signals; at least two processor instances configured to generate separate output audio signal tracks from the at least two audio signals from the at least two microphones; a file processor configured to link the at least two output audio signal tracks within a file structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Nokia Technologies Oy
    Inventors: Marko Tapani Yliaho, Ari Juhani Koski
  • Publication number: 20180219990
    Abstract: An apparatus including a speaker and a sensor. The speaker includes a vibrating element and a display element. The vibrating element is configured to at least partially move the display element to generate sound waves from the display element. The sensor is configured to sense when an ear of a user is placed at the speaker.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Publication date: August 2, 2018
    Inventors: Marko Tapani Yliaho, Jarmo Antero Hiipakka
  • Publication number: 20180192189
    Abstract: An apparatus comprising: an input configured to receive at least one audio signal from a further apparatus; an input configured to receive at least one audio signal associated with the apparatus; an orientation/location determiner configured to determine a relative orientation/location difference between the apparatus and the further apparatus; an audio processor configured to process the at least one audio signal from the further apparatus based on the relative orientation/location difference between the apparatus and the further apparatus; and a combiner configured to combine the at least one audio signal from the further apparatus having been processed and the at least one audio signal associated with the apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Publication date: July 5, 2018
    Inventors: Jussi Kalevi Virolainen, Kari Juhani Jarvinen, Marko Tapani Yliaho, Antti Heikki Tapio Sassi
  • Publication number: 20180157326
    Abstract: An apparatus comprising: an input module configured to determine an input characteristic; a signal generator configured to generate a signal dependent on the input characteristic; and an output module configured to provide the signal to one or more separate apparatus, wherein the signal is configured to generate a tactile output.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2018
    Publication date: June 7, 2018
    Inventors: Marko Tapani Yliaho, Thorsten Behles
  • Patent number: 9954990
    Abstract: An apparatus including a speaker and a sensor. The speaker includes a vibrating element and a display element. The vibrating element is configured to at least partially move the display element to generate sound waves from the display element. The sensor is configured to sense when an ear of a user is placed at the speaker.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: Nokia Technologies Oy
    Inventors: Marko Tapani Yliaho, Jarmo Antero Hiipakka
  • Patent number: 9936292
    Abstract: An apparatus comprising: an input configured to receive at least one audio signal from a further apparatus; an input configured to receive at least one audio signal associated with the apparatus; an orientation/location determiner configured to determine a relative orientation/location difference between the apparatus and the further apparatus; an audio processor configured to process the at least one audio signal from the further apparatus based on the relative orientation/location difference between the apparatus and the further apparatus; and a combiner configured to combine the at least one audio signal from the further apparatus having been processed and the at least one audio signal associated with the apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2018
    Assignee: Nokia Technologies Oy
    Inventors: Jussi Kalevi Virolainen, Kari Juhani Jarvinen, Marko Tapani Yliaho, Antti Heikki Tapio Sassi
  • Patent number: 9918170
    Abstract: An apparatus comprising: at least one element generator configured to determine at least one hearing aid display element; at least one element locator configured to determine a location of the at least one hearing aid display element based on a location of at least one hearing aid compatible coil; and a display configured to display the at least one hearing aid compatible display element based on the location determined.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: Nokia Technologies OY
    Inventor: Marko Tapani Yliaho
  • Patent number: 9912797
    Abstract: An apparatus including at least one sensor configured to sense location of at least one portion of a head of a user relative to the apparatus; at least one processor; and at least one memory having software. The processor and the software are configured to process audio signals based, at least partially, upon output from the sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: Nokia Technologies Oy
    Inventors: Marko Tapani Yliaho, Jarmo Antero Hiipakka
  • Patent number: 9886091
    Abstract: An apparatus comprising: an input module configured to determine an input characteristic; a signal generator configured to generate a signal dependent on the input characteristic; and an output module configured to provide the signal to one or more separate apparatus, wherein the signal is configured to generate a tactile output.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: Nokia Technologies Oy
    Inventors: Marko Tapani Yliaho, Thorsten Behles
  • Patent number: 9881468
    Abstract: An apparatus comprising: a timing difference processor configured to determine a timing difference between an audio signal and an associated tactile signal, and further configured to delay at least one of the audio signal and associated tactile signal dependent on the timing difference; and at least one feedback processor configured to output the audio signal and associated tactile signal, at least one of the audio signal and associated tactile signal having been delayed dependent on the timing difference.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: Nokia Technologies Oy
    Inventor: Marko Tapani Yliaho
  • Patent number: 9838781
    Abstract: An apparatus including a microphone; a speaker including at least one vibrating element and at least one movable section, where the at least one vibrating element is configured to at least partially move the at least one movable section to generate sound waves from the at least one movable section; and at least one vibration dampening member between the microphone and the at least one movable section, where the at least one vibration dampening member is suitably positioned in a path of vibration transmission between the at least one vibrating element and the microphone, where the at least one vibration dampening member is configured to absorb vibrations when the movable section is actuated by the at least one vibrating element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2017
    Assignee: Nokia Technologies Oy
    Inventors: Thorsten Behles, Pasi Tuomo Antero Kemppinen, Mikko Tapio Jyrkinen, Marko Tapani Yliaho
  • Patent number: 9836270
    Abstract: An apparatus comprising: a visual component generator configured to determine at least one display component and an audio component with an associated location relative to an apparatus display; an orientation determiner configured to determine an orientation of the display; and a component locator configured to determine the location of the at least one display component and audio component on the display dependent on the orientation of the display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2017
    Assignee: Nokia Technologies Oy
    Inventor: Marko Tapani Yliaho
  • Publication number: 20170272878
    Abstract: An apparatus comprising: a detector configured to determine at least one microphone is impaired by analysing at least one audio signal from the at least one microphone; and an controller configured to determine an indicator based on the determination of the impairment of the at least one microphone; and configured to apply the indicator based on the determination of the impairment of the at least one microphone, such that the at least one audio signal is processed based on the indicator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2017
    Publication date: September 21, 2017
    Inventors: Mari Pauliina Partio, Marko Tapani Yliaho, Ari Juhani Koski, Juha Reinhold Backman
  • Publication number: 20170245053
    Abstract: An apparatus comprising: an input configured to receive at least one audio signal from a further apparatus; an input configured to receive at least one audio signal associated with the apparatus; an orientation/location determiner configured to determine a relative orientation/location difference between the apparatus and the further apparatus; an audio processor configured to process the at least one audio signal from the further apparatus based on the relative orientation/location difference between the apparatus and the further apparatus; and a combiner configured to combine the at least one audio signal from the further apparatus having been processed and the at least one audio signal associated with the apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2017
    Publication date: August 24, 2017
    Inventors: Jussi Kalevi Virolainen, Kari Juhani Jarvinen, Marko Tapani Yliaho, Antti Heikki Tapio Sassi
  • Patent number: 9699581
    Abstract: An apparatus comprising: a detector configured to determine at least one microphone is impaired by analyzing at least one audio signal from the at least one microphone; and an controller configured to determine an indicator based on the determination of the impairment of the at least one microphone; and configured to apply the indicator based on the determination of the impairment of the at least one microphone, such that the at least one audio signal is processed based on the indicator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2017
    Assignee: Nokia Technologies Oy
    Inventors: Mari Pauliina Partio, Marko Tapani Yliaho, Ari Juhani Koski, Juha Reinhold Backman
  • Patent number: 9632683
    Abstract: An apparatus for enabling manipulation of one or more audio objects may include a processor and memory storing executable computer program code that cause the apparatus to at least perform operations including detecting at least one audio object and operating a pointer in a selected direction by a user. The computer program code may further cause the apparatus to detect a gesture of the pointer in response to the operating of the pointer in the selected direction. The computer program code may further cause the apparatus to control at least one characteristic of the detected audio object in response to the detected gesture of the pointer or an indication of a selection of the at least one characteristic. Corresponding methods and computer program products are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY
    Inventors: Kari Juhani Jarvinen, Marko Tapani Yliaho, Jussi Kalevi Virolainen, Antti Heikki Tapio Sassi