Cooperative Patent Classification


Version: 2017.05
CPC
COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
H04S
STEREOPHONIC SYSTEMS (information storage on discs or tapes G11B; broadcast systems for the distribution of stereophonic information H04H 20/88; multiplex systems in general H04J) [2013-01]
NOTE

  • In this subclass, the following term is used with the meaning indicated:
    • "stereophonic systems" covers quadraphonic or similar systems
H04S 1/00
Two-channel systems (H04S 5/00, H04S 7/00 take precedence) [2013-01]
H04S 1/002
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{Non-adaptive circuits, e.g. manually adjustable or static, for enhancing the sound image or the spatial distribution (control circuits for electronic adaptation of the sound field H04S 7/30)} [2013-01]
H04S 1/005
. .
{For headphones} [2013-01]
H04S 1/007
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{in which the audio signals are in digital form (data reduction aspects thereof based on psychoacoustics G10L 19/02)} [2013-01]
H04S 3/00
Systems employing more than two channels, e.g. quadraphonic (H04S 5/00, H04S 7/00 take precedence) [2013-01]
H04S 3/002
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{Non-adaptive circuits, e.g. manually adjustable or static, for enhancing the sound image or the spatial distribution (control circuits for electronic adaptation of the sound field H04S 7/30)} [2013-01]
H04S 3/004
. .
{For headphones} [2013-01]
H04S 3/006
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{in which a plurality of audio signals are transformed in a combination of audio signals and modulated signals, e.g. CD-4 systems (for broadcasting H04H 20/88, H04B 1/1646)} [2013-01]
H04S 3/008
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{in which the audio signals are in digital form, i.e. employing more than two discrete digital channels, e.g. Dolby Digital, Digital Theatre Systems [DTS] (data reduction aspects thereof based on psychoacoustics G10L 19/02)} [2013-01]
H04S 3/02
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of the matrix type, i.e. in which input signals are combined algebraically, e.g. after having been phase shifted with respect to each other [2013-01]
H04S 5/00
Pseudo-stereo systems, e.g. in which additional channel signals are derived from monophonic signals by means of phase shifting, time delay or reverberation (arrangements for producing a reverberation or echo sound G10K 15/08) [2013-01]
H04S 5/005
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{of the pseudo five- or more-channel type, e.g. virtual surround} [2013-01]
H04S 5/02
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of the pseudo four-channel type, e.g. in which rear channel signals are derived from two-channel stereo signals [2013-01]
H04S 7/00
Indicating arrangements; Control arrangements, e.g. balance control [2015-10]
H04S 7/30
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{Control circuits for electronic adaptation of the sound field (non-adaptive circuits, i.e. manually adjustable or static, for enhancing the sound image or the spatial distribution H04S 1/002, H04S 3/002)} [2013-01]
H04S 7/301
. .
{Automatic calibration of stereophonic sound system, e.g. with test microphone} [2013-01]
H04S 7/302
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{Electronic adaptation of stereophonic sound system to listener position or orientation (H04S 7/301 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
H04S 7/303
. . .
{Tracking of listener position or orientation} [2013-01]
H04S 7/304
. . . .
{For headphones} [2013-01]
H04S 7/305
. .
{Electronic adaptation of stereophonic audio signals to reverberation of the listening space (H04S 7/301 takes precedence; arrangements for producing a reverberation or echo sound G10K 15/08; for public address systems H04R 27/00, H04R 29/00)} [2013-01]
H04S 7/306
. . .
{For headphones} [2013-01]
H04S 7/307
. .
{Frequency adjustment, e.g. tone control (H04S 7/301 takes precedence; circuits for correcting the frequency response of transducers H04R 3/04; tone control circuits in amplifiers per se H03G 5/00)} [2013-01]
H04S 7/308
. .
{Electronic adaptation dependent on speaker or headphone connection} [2013-01]
H04S 7/40
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{Visual indication of stereophonic sound image (visual indication of individual signal levels H04R 29/008)} [2013-01]
H04S 2400/00
Details of stereophonic systems covered by H04S but not provided for in its groups (not used, see subgroups) [2013-01]
H04S 2400/01
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Multi-channel, i.e. more than two input channels, sound reproduction with two speakers wherein the multi-channel information is substantially preserved [2013-01]
H04S 2400/03
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Aspects of down-mixing multi-channel audio to configurations with lower numbers of playback channels, e.g. 7.1 -> 5.1 (H04S 2400/01 takes precedence) [2013-01]
H04S 2400/05
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Generation or adaptation of centre channel in multi-channel audio systems [2013-01]
H04S 2400/07
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Generation or adaptation of the Low Frequency Effect [LFE] channel, e.g. distribution or signal processing [2013-01]
H04S 2400/09
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Electronic reduction of distortion of stereophonic sound systems [2013-01]
H04S 2400/11
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Positioning of individual sound objects, e.g. moving airplane, within a sound field (H04S 2420/13 takes precedence) [2013-01]
H04S 2400/13
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Aspects of volume control, not necessarily automatic, in stereophonic sound systems [2013-01]
H04S 2400/15
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Aspects of sound capture and related signal processing for recording or reproduction [2013-01]
H04S 2420/00
Techniques used stereophonic systems covered by H04S but not provided for in its groups (not used, see subgroups) [2013-01]
H04S 2420/01
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Enhancing the perception of the sound image or of the spatial distribution using head related transfer functions [HRTF’s] or equivalents thereof, e.g. interaural time difference [ITD] or interaural level difference [ILD] [2013-01]
H04S 2420/03
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Application of parametric coding in stereophonic audio systems [2013-01]
H04S 2420/05
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Application of the precedence or Haas effect, i.e. the effect of first wavefront, in order to improve sound-source localisation [2013-01]
H04S 2420/07
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Synergistic effects of band splitting and sub-band processing [2013-01]
H04S 2420/11
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Application of ambisonics in stereophonic audio systems [2013-01]
H04S 2420/13
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Application of wave-field synthesis in stereophonic audio systems [2013-01]