Patent Number: 8,577,672

Title: Audible errors detection and prevention for speech decoding, audible errors concealing

Abstract: A method and apparatus of providing an audio output to a user in a communications system in which the audio to be output to a user, preferably an audio frame, is assessed before it is broadcast to the user, and then selectively changed on the basis of the assessment. The assessment may be carried out in the audio encoding process, in the audio decoding process and/or after the audio decoding process. The selective changing of the audio output may comprise selectively replacing the audio output and/or re-encoding of the audio output.

Inventors: Kinns; Graham (Cambridge, GB)

Assignee: Audax Radio Systems LLP

International Classification: G10L 19/00 (20130101)

Expiration Date: 1/05/12017