Journal Forum

Synchronized Swept-Sine: Theory, Application, and Implementation - October 2015

Effect of Microphone Number and Positioning on the Average of Frequency Responses in Cinema Calibration - October 2015
1 comment

The Measurement and Calibration of Sound Reproducing Systems - July 2015

Access Journal Forum

AES E-Library

Low Complexity Virtual Bass Enhancement Algorithm For Portable Multimedia Device

Document Thumbnail

Earbuds have gained immense popularity with mobile multimedia systems recently owing to their convenience and easy low cost design. Unfortunately their design is subject to severe constraints especially affecting their low frequency signal performance. Bass signal performance contributes significantly to the user perceived sound quality and a good bass signal reproduction is essential. Increasing the sound energy in the bass signal range is an unviable solution since the gain required are exceedingly high and signal distortion occurs because of speaker overload. Recently methods are being proposed to invoke low frequency illusion using psychoacoustic phenomena of the missing fundamental. This paper proposes a simple and effective signal processing method to create bass signal illusion using the missing fundamental effect, at a complexity of 12 MIPS on Motorola 56371 audio DSP ideal for portable device implementation.

AES Conference:
Paper Number:
Publication Date:

Click to purchase paper or login as an AES member. If your company or school subscribes to the E-Library then switch to the institutional version. If you are not an AES member and would like to subscribe to the E-Library then Join the AES!

This paper costs $20 for non-members, $5 for AES members and is free for E-Library subscribers.

Learn more about the AES E-Library

E-Library Location:

Start a discussion about this paper!

Facebook   Twitter   LinkedIn   Google+   YouTube   RSS News Feeds  
AES - Audio Engineering Society