Patent Number: 7,132,595

Title: Beat analysis of musical signals

Abstract: A system that analyzes music to detect musical beats and to rectify beats that are out of sync with the actual beat phase of the music. The music analysis includes onset detection, tempo/meter estimation, and beat analysis, which includes the rectification of out-of-sync beats.

Inventors: Lu; Lie (Beijing, CN), Zhang; Hong-Jiang (Beijing, CN)

Assignee: Microsoft Corporation

International Classification: G10H 7/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-07 0:00:00