Global Patent Index - EP 0990369 A2

EP 0990369 A2 2000-04-05 - SOUND REPRODUCTION SYSTEM

Title (en)

SOUND REPRODUCTION SYSTEM

Title (de)

TONWIEDERGABESYSTEM

Title (fr)

SYSTEME DE REPRODUCTION DE SONS

Publication

EP 0990369 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 98924440 A

Priority

  • EP 98924440 A
  • EP 97304310 A
  • GB 9801527 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9858522A2] A method of sound reproduction for reproducing sound by way of a plurality of loudspeakers comprises the steps of determining wherein a defined space a virtual sound source is located and, for a particular virtual sound source, applying a cross talk cancellation process to a sub-set of the loudspeakers, said sub-set being selected on the basis of the location of the virtual sound source in the defined space.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

H04S 3/00; H04R 3/12

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H04R 3/12 (2006.01); H04S 1/00 (2006.01); H04S 3/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H04S 3/00 (2013.01); H04R 3/12 (2013.01); H04S 2400/01 (2013.01); H04S 2420/01 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9858522A3

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE DK FI FR GB NL

EPO simple patent family

WO 9858522 A2 19981223; WO 9858522 A3 19990311; AU 735233 B2 20010705; AU 7664498 A 19990104; DE 69816298 D1 20030814; DE 69816298 T2 20040527; EP 0990369 A2 20000405; EP 0990369 B1 20030709; JP 2002505057 A 20020212

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