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1. (WO2017150103) AUDIO PROCESSING DEVICE, IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE, MICROPHONE ARRAY SYSTEM, AND AUDIO PROCESSING METHOD

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/150103    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2017/004483
Publication Date: Sat Sep 09 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Thu Feb 09 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: G10L 25/63
G10L 25/57
G10L 25/84
H04R 1/40
H04R 3/00
Applicants: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
パナソニックIPマネジメント株式会社
Inventors: TSUJI Hisashi
辻 寿嗣
FUJII Ryota
藤井 亮太
TANAKA Hisahiro
田中 久裕
Title: AUDIO PROCESSING DEVICE, IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE, MICROPHONE ARRAY SYSTEM, AND AUDIO PROCESSING METHOD
Abstract:
This audio processing device comprises: an acquisition unit for acquiring audio collected by an audio collection unit; a detection unit for detecting the position of the audio; a determination unit that determines whether or not the audio contains an utterance when the audio position is within a privacy protection area; an analysis unit that analyzes the utterance and acquires an emotion value; a converting unit for converting the utterance into an alternative sound corresponding to the emotion value; and an output control unit that causes an audio output unit for outputting audio to output the alternative sound.