A system and method for phone detection. The system includes a microphone configured to receive a speech signal in an acoustic domain and convert the speech signal from the acoustic domain to an electrical domain, and a filter bank coupled to the microphone and configured to receive the converted speech signal and generate a plurality of channel speech signals corresponding to a plurality of channels respectively. Additionally, the system includes a plurality of onset enhancement devices configured to receive the plurality of channel speech signals and generate a plurality of onset enhanced signals. Each of the plurality of onset enhancement devices is configured to receive one of the plurality of channel speech signals, enhance one or more onsets of one or more signal pulses for the received one of the plurality of channel speech signals, and generate one of the plurality of onset enhanced signals.
|Original language||English (US)|
|U.S. patent number||8046218|
|State||Published - Oct 25 2011|