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20100329309 - advanced television systems committee (atsc) digital television (dtv) receiver: A computer system may comprise a receiver to perform equalization. The receiver comprises an equalizer. The equalizer may determine locations of a principal tap, a platform noise tap, and a pre-cursor tap in a feedforward path of an equalizer. Also, the equalizer may determine locations of a post-cursor tap, a... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100329308 - method, apparatus and computer readable storage medium: Embodiments of the invention relate to a method, apparatus and computer readable storage medium wherein the method comprises; padding a data block of a data structure to enable encoding of the data block; encoding the data block; reducing the size of the encoded data block; and spreading the data block.... Agent: Nokia, Inc.
20100329310 - Low complexity beamforming for multiple antenna systems: Methods and apparatuses are disclosed that utilize the discrete Fourier transform of time domain responses to generate beamforming weights for wireless communication. In addition, in some embodiments frequency subcarriers constituting less than all of the frequency subcarriers allocated for communication to a user may utilized for generating the beamforming weights.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100329311 - Uplink signal detection in rf repeaters: A method for detecting an IS-95 signal without knowledge of a spreading code for the IS-95 signal is provided. A received baseband signal is rotated through a plurality of phase-shifts. For each phase-shifted baseband signal, an in-phase component or a quadrature component of the phase-shifted baseband signal is realigned. The... Agent: Wood, Herron & Evans, LLP (commscope/andrew)
20100329313 - Processor for use as a path searcher of a spread spectrum receiver and a method of operation of the processor: A path searcher for use in a spread spectrum receiver, including a correlator for correlating a received signal in different time positions with a reference code to select for further processing time positions of the signals showing the strongest correlations, wherein the correlator is operable to obtain a correlation energy... Agent: Larson Newman & Abel, LLP
20100329312 - Wideband correlation mode switching methods and apparatuses: Methods and apparatus are provided for use in devices operatively enabled to perform waveform correlation result processing.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100329314 - Method and a device for transmitting and receiving signals with modulation compression: A communications device includes a transmitter, a transmission processing device, a receiver, and a reception processing device. The transmission processing device assigns signal-space points within an I/Q signal space to digital signals, which include data values. The reception processing device assigns data values to signal-space points. The transmitter generates a... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20100329315 - Transmitting video between two stations in a wireless network: In accordance with some embodiments, a differential frame may be constructed, for example, by differencing frames or using an error prediction method. More frequently and less frequently used values of a differential frame are identified. Symbols with lower and higher transmission energy are identified. The more frequently used values of... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.
20100329316 - Techniques for transmission of channel quality data in wireless systems: An embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus, including a transceiver adapted for use in a wireless network using a fast feedback channel design that incorporates a 2-two level adaptive fast feedback channel framework separating uplink (UL) fast feedback channels into primary and secondary UL fast feedback channels.... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global
20100329317 - Method and multi-carrier transceiver with stored application profiles for supporting multiple applications: A system and method for supporting multiple applications are described. A digital subscriber line system includes two transceivers in communication over a communication channel using multicarrier modulation. Application profiles are defined for characterizing transmission of information over the communication Channel. Each application profile is a parameter set that is associated... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.
20100329318 - Asynchronous calibration for eye diagram generation: Techniques are disclosed for asynchronous calibration for eye diagram generation. For example, a method for calibrating a process for generating a data eye associated with a received signal comprises the following steps. Samples of the received signal are obtained for a first unit interval using a first data latch and... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20100329319 - System optimization using soft receiver masking technique: Communication system optimization using a soft receiver masking technique is disclosed. For example, a method for testing a communication device comprises obtaining a software representation of a receiver portion of a given communication device. A data signal received from a transmitter through a given link channel is then processed, wherein... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20100329321 - Electronic device for receiving a radio-frequency signal: An electronic device includes an analog-to-digital converter adapted to receive a radio-frequency signal and adapted to provide therefrom a digital signal, wherein the radio-frequency signal may include an interference signal. The electronic device has a controller adapted to perform a digital measure on the digital signal and adapted to generate... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC
20100329320 - Noise detection method, noise detection apparatus, simulation method, simulation apparatus, and communication system: For voltage values (observed noise sequence) in an electronic power line (communication medium) which are obtained at a predetermined interval, initial values of noise characteristics based on a statistic of the observed noise sequence itself are decided by a moment method (S301 to S307), the noise characteristics (state transition probabilities... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100329322 - Real-time eye monitor for statistical filter parameter calibration: In described embodiments, filter parameters for a filter applied to a signal in, for example, a Serializer/De-serializer (SerDes) receiver and/or transmitter are generated based on real-time monitoring of a data eye. The real-time eye monitor monitors data eye characteristics of the signal present in a data path, the data path... Agent: Ip Legal Services
20100329323 - Data receiver and method for adjusting the same: A data receiver and a method for adjusting the same are provided. The data receiver has an equalizer, a clock data recovery unit, an equalizer controller, and a decoder. The equalizer compensates incoming signal according to a configuration, and outputs corrected signal. The CDR unit uses a clock to sample... Agent: J C Patents
20100329324 - Methods and apparatus for qualification of update of clock recovery and equalization: Methods and apparatus are provided for CDR and equalization update qualification. A block of received data comprising a plurality of multiple tone patterns is processed. Equalization adaptation and/or updates to a timing recovery process can be selectively disabled if one or more of the multiple tone patterns exceed a corresponding... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20100329325 - Statistically-adapted receiver and transmitter equalization: In described embodiments, adaptive equalization of a signal in, for example, Serializer/De-serializer transceivers by a) monitoring a data eye in a data path with an eye detector for signal amplitude and/or transition; b) setting the equalizer response of at least one equalizer in the signal path while the signal is... Agent: Ip Legal Services
20100329327 - Equalizer adjustment method and adaptive equalizer: An adaptive equalizer has an equalizer, a sampler, a code comparator, and an eye open/close determinator. The eye open/close determinator makes a determination as to whether a waveform of the input signal has an opening. The code comparator adjusts the equalizer characteristic, with reference to a sampling value by the... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20100329326 - Methods and apparatus for decision-feedback equalization with oversampled phase detector: Methods and apparatus are provided for decision-feedback equalization with an oversampled phase detector. A method is provided for detecting data in a receiver employing decision-feedback equalization. A received signal is sampled using a data clock and a transition clock to generate a data sample signal and a transition sample signal.... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20100329328 - Using scalable codecs for providing channel zapping information to broadcast receivers: Scalable codecs are used for transmitting channel zapping data for one or more programs using timeslicing. The main codec layer may be utilized also for the zapping data, and the higher layers may be used in the primary channels. Zapping data may be provided to mobile terminals via a wireless... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20100329331 - Video-information encoding method and video-information decoding: A video-information encoding apparatus and decoding apparatus with a guarantee of a fixed processing time. By limiting the amount of data to be input into/output from a CABAC encoding unit and decoding unit on a unit-of-encoding basis, such as one picture, slice, macroblock or block, and by encoding uncompressed video... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100329330 - Video-information encoding method and video-information decoding method: A video-information encoding apparatus and decoding apparatus with a guarantee of a fixed processing time. By limiting the amount of data to be input into/output from a CABAC encoding unit and decoding unit on a unit-of-encoding basis, such as one picture, slice, macroblock or block, and by encoding uncompressed video... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100329333 - Method and apparatus for control of rate-distortion tradeoff by mode selection in video encoders: A Method And Apparatus For Control of Rate-Distortion Tradeoff by Mode Selection in Video Encoders is Disclosed. The system of the present invention first selects a distortion value D near a desired distortion value. Next, the system determines a quantizer value Q using the selected distortion value D. The system... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP
20100329332 - Method and system for linear quantization and dequantization: A method including receiving a set of input data in a first matrix format. The method further includes compressing the set of input data to obtain a first set of compressed data in a second matrix format, where compressing the set of input data includes using a quantization equation, the... Agent: Osha Liang LLP/oracle
20100329336 - Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding based on inter prediction using image inpainting: Provided are a method and apparatus for encoding and decoding based on inter prediction. In the method of encoding based on inter prediction, image inpainting is performed by searching for at least one reference picture by using pixels that are adjacent to the boundary between a current block and a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100329334 - Methods and apparatus for implicit block segmentation in video encoding and decoding: Methods and apparatus are provided for implicit block segmentation in video encoding and decoding. An apparatus includes an encoder for encoding at least a portion of a picture using a block segmentation process performed on a pixel difference of at least two predictors for the portion. The encoder implicitly signals... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC
20100329335 - Video encoding and decoding apparatus: According to one embodiment, a video encoding apparatus includes a setting module to set a filter coefficient for use in filtering in a video decoding apparatus, and to set a rounding offset for controlling rounding of operation in the filtering, and an encoder to output the filter coefficient and information... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100329337 - Video streaming: From video source material, one generates a first coded signal using a combination of inter-frame and intra-frame coding, in which intra-coded pictures are forced to occur at least once in each of successive first set time periods. A second coded version of the same source has intra-coded pictures occurring wholly... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20100329338 - Low complexity b to p-slice transcoder: A system and method for transcoding compressed multimedia video is described. Particularly, a system and method for converting Bi-Predictive frame to transcoded Predictive frames, is disclosed. Present embodiments accomplish this conversion with minimal additional error, thereby providing an efficient means for maintaining video quality even after transcoding.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100329346 - Determining a vector field for an intermediate image: The invention relates to a method for generating a motion vector field for an intermediate image disposed between a first and a second image.... Agent: Dla Piper LLP (us)
20100329349 - Efficient use of storage in encoding and decoding video data streams: Some embodiments facilitate encoding/decoding of a frame by organizing frame data in a storage structure in a novel manner. Specifically, in a portion of the storage structure allocated for a frame slice, used partition entries are stored in a first section of the allocated portion and unused partition entries are... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP
20100329348 - Method and apparatus for accomplishing multiple description coding for video: A method and apparatus for utilizing temporal prediction and motion compensated prediction to accomplish multiple description video coding is disclosed. An encoder receives a sequence of video frames and divides each frame into non-overlapping macromacroblocks. Each macromacroblock is then encoded using either an intraframe mode (I-mode) or a prediction mode... Agent: At & T- Legal Department - Brendzel
20100329341 - Method and apparatus for coding mode selection: Method and apparatus for providing a fast and accurate video coding process are disclosed. After checking the coding history of certain coded video frame units of a video, the order of the inter prediction and the intra prediction is adaptively exchanged for each coding video frame unit of an inter... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C. David A. Rose
20100329340 - Method and apparatus for eliminating encoding delay when a telecine source material is detected: A video encoder includes an inverse telecine detector for receiving video frames and generating a telecine detection signal identifying repeated frames and an encoder pipeline buffer for storing unrepeated video frames received from the inverse telecine detector. The video encoder also includes an encoder engine for encoding the unrepeated video... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20100329347 - Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding video signal using motion compensation based on affine transformation: A video encoding method and apparatus are provided. The video encoding method includes determining whether a current block includes an affine-transformation object having an affine transformation; if the current block includes an affine-transformation object, generating a prediction block by performing affine transformation-based motion compensation on the current block in consideration... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100329343 - Motion vector calibration circuit, image generating apparatus and method thereof: A motion vector calibration circuit includes a select circuit, a local minimum detection circuit, a sine wave detection circuit, a threshold value detection circuit and a decision circuit. Correct motion vectors are passed using a recursive method, thereby achieving high accuracy and reducing computational volume.... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20100329345 - Motion vector estimator: A data processing apparatus is provided which is configured to receive a down-sampled source block and a down-sampled reference frame portion. The data processing apparatus comprises interpolation circuitry configured to interpolate between pixels of the down-sampled reference frame portion to generate a set of interpolated down-sampled reference frame blocks. Cost... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye P.C.
20100329350 - Moving picture coding method and moving picture decoding method: According to a picture coding method of the present invention, a coded picture identified by a picture number is stored, as a reference picture, into a storage unit; commands indicating correspondence between picture numbers and reference indices for designating reference pictures and coefficients used for generation of predictive images are... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20100329344 - Scalable video encoding method and decoding method, apparatuses therefor, programs therefor, and storage media which store the programs: A scalable video encoding method of performing encoding by predicting an upper-layer signal having a relatively high spatial resolution by means of interpolation using an immediately-lower-layer signal having a relatively low spatial resolution. The method computes a first weighting coefficient for each image area of a predetermined unit size in... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100329339 - Transmission appararus, reception apparatus, frame rate conversion system, and frame rate conversion method: [Solving Means] In a reproducing apparatus (151), a decode unit (152) decodes a certain amount of encoded video data. The decoded video data and reference control information (motion vector and identifier described above) obtained at a time of the decode are supplied to a transmission interface (153), and the transmission... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20100329342 - Video coding based on first order prediction and pre-defined second order prediction mode: This disclosure describes video encoding and decoding techniques in which a first order prediction process and a second order prediction process are used in combination to generate predictive video blocks for video coding. First order prediction may be similar to conventional motion estimation and motion compensation that generates residual video... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100329351 - Video-information encoding method and video-information decoding method: A video-information encoding apparatus and decoding apparatus with a guarantee of a fixed processing time. By limiting the amount of data to be input into/output from a CABAC encoding unit and decoding unit on a unit-of-encoding basis, such as one picture, slice, macroblock or block, and by encoding uncompressed video... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100329352 - Systems and methods for compression, transmission and decompression of video codecs: Embodiments of this invention include computer-implemented mathematical methods to develop software and/or hardware implementations that use wavelet transforms (WT) to pre-process video frames that can then be compressed using a variety of codecs to produce compressed video frames. Such compressed video frames can then be transmitted, decompressed, post-processed using the... Agent: Borson Law Group, PC
20100329329 - 8-point transform for media data coding: In general, techniques are described for implementing an 8-point inverse discrete cosine transform (IDCT). An apparatus comprising an 8-point inverse discrete cosine transform (IDCT) hardware unit may implement these techniques to transform media data from a frequency domain to a spatial domain. The 8-point IDCT hardware unit includes an even... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100329353 - Method for run-length encoding of a bitmap data stream: Subtitling aims at the presentation of text information and graphical data, encoded as pixel bitmaps. The size of subtitle bitmaps may exceed video frame dimensions, so that only portions are displayed at a time. The bitmaps are a separate layer lying above the video, e.g. for synchronized video subtitles, animations... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC
20100329357 - Decoding apparatus, decoding control apparatus, decoding method, and program: A decoding apparatus is disclosed which includes: a decoding information acquisition block acquiring decoding information necessary for decoding in units of a macro block from coded data; a decoding block decoding the coded data into decoded data based on the decoding information; a quantization noise filter block performing a noise... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP
20100329356 - Image processing apparatus and associated method: An image processing apparatus includes an image decoding unit and an image adjusting unit. The image decoding unit decodes a data stream to generate a first image and a second image respectively having a first pixel and a second pixel at the same target position. The image adjusting unit generates... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC
20100329355 - System and method for configurable packet streaming: In a channel zapping though multiple channels, each channel select identifies a new packet stream channel and the video coding standard of the channel is identified. Based on the video coding standard an optimal input buffer delay is identified, a packet stream for the new channel delayed by the optimal... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing
20100329354 - Systems and methods for achieving optimal digital video channel change performance: A method providing digital video channel change performance according to the invention is provided. The method may include decoding stored data packets associated with a first program. The method may also include displaying the decoded data packets associated with the first program. The method may further include demultiplexing a plurality... Agent: Weiss & Arons, LLP
20100329358 - Multi-view video compression and streaming: Multi-view video that is being streamed to a remote device in real time may be encoded. Frames of a real-world scene captured by respective video cameras are received for compression. A virtual viewpoint, positioned relative to the video cameras, is used to determine expected contributions of individual portions of the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100329359 - Time compressing video content: Methods and systems for compressing video content are presented. The methods and systems include analyzing a sequence of media frames stored in the memory device and calculating a displacement level of each of the media frames. The displacement level indicates how different each of the media frames is to a... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20100329360 - Method and apparatus for svc video and aac audio synchronization using npt: A method of supporting synchronization of Scalable Video Coding (SVC) information and Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) information using a Normal Play Time (NPT), the method including: receiving video information using a decoding apparatus; receiving audio information using the decoding apparatus; calculating the NPT of the video information using a Real-time... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100329361 - Apparatus and method for in-loop filtering of image data and apparatus for encoding/decoding image data using the same: An in-loop filtering apparatus for eliminating an error of deblocking-filtered image data in an encoder of image data, the apparatus including: an in-loop filter generator which generates in-loop filters using different filter coefficients for a block boundary and a block inside of the deblocking-filtered image; an in-loop filter applier which... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100329362 - Video encoding and decoding apparatus and method using adaptive in-loop filter: An in-loop filtering method and apparatus for video encoding, the in-loop filtering method including: determining a type of a boundary of an image block to be filtered by using context information of the image block; adaptively creating a filter for filtering the boundary of the image block according to the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100329363 - Wake-up circuits, devices and methods for galvanic isolators: According to one embodiment, there is provided a method of reducing the amount of power consumed by a galvanic isolator. A transmitter transmits a wake-up signal to a receiver located across an isolation medium when the transmitter is ready or preparing to transmit data or power signals to a receiver,... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited
20100329364 - Transmission and reception apparatus for digital signals: A transmission and reception apparatus for at least one digital data signal is described. The digital data signal is characterized by two logical levels, first and second logical levels, with said second logical level higher than the first logical level. The apparatus comprises a transmitter, a receiver and a galvanically... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC
20100329368 - Communication device, communication system, reception method, and communication method: A second communication device which communicates with a first communication device, the second communication device including: a reception unit which receives an initial transmission signal and at least one retransmission signal; and an iterative detection and decoding unit which performs iterative processes of signal detection and signal decoding for at... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100329367 - Dtmf tone monitoring apparatus and method of identifying a dtmf tone: A tone monitoring apparatus comprises a tone detector arranged to detect, when in use, a tone having a first duration equal to or greater than a predetermined duration. The tone detector is further arranged to select, when in use, a first signal path between a channel input and a channel... Agent: Larson Newman & Abel, LLP
20100329365 - Methods and apparatus for using tones in a wireless communication system: Methods and apparatus for allocating repeating time periods in a wireless, communication system. A timing reference, such as a beacon is identified. An overhead set of repeating time periods is identified, the overhead set of repeating time periods having an overhead signal periodicity related to the beacon. A. data payload... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100329366 - Physical layer convergence protocol (plcp) packet structure for multiple-input-multiple-output (mimo) communication systems: A physical layer convergence protocol (PLCP) data structure (300) transmitted in a multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) communication system. The PLCP data structure comprises a legacy portion including a legacy preamble (311) and a legacy header (312), wherein the legacy preamble (311) and the legacy header (312) carry information compliant with at least... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100329369 - Method and apparatus for facilitating multi-user joint transmit-receive beamforming: A method of wireless communication is disclosed that includes receiving detected channel information from a plurality of access terminals; selecting a set of access terminals from the plurality of access terminals based on the received channel information; creating a beamforming vector for each access terminal in the set of selected... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100329372 - Method and apparatus for generating a carrier frequency signal: A method and apparatus for generating a carrier frequency signal is disclosed. The method includes generating a first frequency signal; injecting a modulation signal at a first point of the two-point modulation architecture; generating a second frequency signal from the modulation signal; introducing the second frequency signal by mixing the... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)
20100329376 - Method for accelerating the precoding and pre-decoding of symbols in ofdm systems: A method (400) for performing a fast multiple-subcarrier-joint-modulation (MSJM) precoding. The method comprises grouping input information bits into bit blocks (S410); converting the bit blocks into bit vectors (S420); mapping a first group of bits of each bit vector to a real dimension of symbols in a symbol vector (S430);... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100329371 - Multiple input multiple output (mimo) communication system for feedforwarding interference vector indicator: Provided are a base station configured to provide an interference vector indicator to a terminal, and the terminal configured to recognize at least one remaining precoding vector using the interference vector indicator. Each of the base station and the terminal may configure a mapping table between at least one bit... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC
20100329377 - Radio communication system: A radio communication system whereby one or a consecutive plurality of sub-carrier frequency intervals form sub-carrier groups each of which is assigned to a different user. The radio communication system includes a radio communication apparatus and a terminal configured to receive a control signal and a data signal from the... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC
20100329373 - Receiver, signal processing apparatus and receiving method: A receiver for receiving a signal including a series of symbols, the signal being performed Time Window processing at portions including a boundary of adjacent symbols by a transmitter so as to eliminate a discontinuity between the symbols, the receiver includes: a receiving unit that receives the signal; and a... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20100329370 - Selection of a subset of antennas for transmission: A method and apparatus of a subscriber station selecting a subset of a plurality of antennas for uplink transmission are disclosed. One method includes a base station transmitting a cyclic delay diversity transmission signal. The subscriber station receives the cyclic delay diversity transmission signal through the plurality of antennas. The... Agent: Beceem Communications, Inc.
20100329374 - Techniques for estimating channel and interference in ofdm wireless communication system with multiple antennas: A method and multiple antenna transmitting apparatus for transmitting a midamble in a wireless communication system, and a method and receiving device for receiving a midamble in a wireless communication system are provided. A method for transmitting a midamble by a multiple antenna transmitting device includes determining a pattern for... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20100329375 - Wireless communication system, wireless communication apparatus and wireless communication method: A channel estimation unit 18 estimates characteristics of a channel (channel estimation) based on signals received by a plurality of antennas. An SVD unit 19 performs singular value decomposition on each channel estimation value. An orthogonality determination unit 20 determines (recognizes) whether orthogonality of a plurality of eigenpaths is maintained... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20100329379 - Estimating channel conditions in a mimo ofdm communication system: A method of estimating channel conditions for use in a MIMO communication system includes the steps of, at a receiver: computing a SINR metric for all pre-coding matrices; computing a first capacity metric for the bandwidth from the SINR metrics, and selecting a rank which maximizes the first capacity metric;... Agent: Young & Thompson
20100329378 - Multiple antenna spatial multiplexing optimal detection: MIMO detection is described that reduces the complexity of computations for finding the soft bit output. The detection process includes QR factorization splitting the distance calculations into two groups, subset lookup using a last cross constellation set (LCCS) lookup, and minimal distance lookup with soft bit output calculation. By grouping... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski L.l.p
20100329380 - Method for selecting adaptive frequency baseband of walsh codes, adaptive frequency-selective spreader using the same and transmitting and receiving apparatus using the adaptive frequency-selective spreader: There is provided a human body communication method and system using a frequency-selective baseband in order to transmit and receive data between communication devices that are coupled to a human body by using the human body as a communication channel. The human body communication method and system may be useful... Agent: Ampacc Law Group, PLLC Loading...
20100329381 - Signal processing apparatus, information processing apparatus, multilevel coding method, and data transmission method: Provided is a signal processing apparatus including an encoder for encoding, according to respective specific coding schemes, a first bit string formed from bit values at odd-numbered positions and a second bit string formed from bit values at even-numbered positions that are obtained by alternately extracting bit values from a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100329383 - Apparatus for transmitting and receiving a signal and a method of transmitting and receiving a signal: A method of transmitting/receiving a signal and an apparatus for transmitting/receiving a signal are disclosed. The method of receiving a signal includes receiving signal frames temporally shifted via a plurality of radio frequency (RF) channels, demodulating one of the signal frames using first pilot signals and second pilot signals included... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20100329382 - Digital broadcasting transmitter and receiver, and methods for processing streams thereof: A digital broadcast transmitter to transmit a plurality of supplementary data streams is provided, including a multiplexer (MUX) unit which generates a transmission stream by inserting the plurality of supplementary data streams into a normal data stream so that the plurality of supplementary data streams are continuously arranged in an... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100329384 - Method of transmitting a wideband frame: A method of transmitting a wideband frame for a wideband system having backward compatibility with a narrowband system includes configuring a wideband carrier by using a set of base carriers, wherein a bandwidth of the base carriers corresponds to a bandwidth of the narrowband system and any one of center... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100329385 - Power supply apparatus and power supply method: When transmitting an RF signal for power supply or a pulse signal for data transmission, amplification is made in such a manner that the peak power of the RF signal becomes greater than the peak power of the pulse signal. Thus transmitting the RF signal with the greater peak power... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100329386 - Crosstalk control method and apparatus using a bandwidth-adaptive precoder interface: In a communication system, a precoder is coupled between first and second portions of each of a plurality of transmitters. The precoder is configured to receive an adaptive index representation of a scaled signal associated with the first portion of a first one of the transmitters, and to process the... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20100329387 - Wireless communication apparatus and wireless communication method: A wireless communication apparatus includes a transmission unit configured to convert an input signal into a transmission signal, and a correction unit configured to impart, to the input signal, characteristics opposite to group delay deviation derived from amplitude deviation of a reflective wave of the transmission signal reflected from a... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center Fujitsu Management Services Of America, Inc.
20100329388 - Frequency synthesizer and polar transmitter having the same: A frequency synthesizer includes a distributed phase detector circuit, a multiple charge pump, a loop filter, a voltage-controlled oscillator and a dividing circuit. The distributed phase detector circuit delays an up signal and a down signal to generate a delayed up signal and a delayed down signal. The multiple charge... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20100329389 - Reception device, transmission device, radio transmission/reception system, and radio reception method: Orthogonal converters perform orthogonal conversion on the N time-series data extracted from a received radio signal. Multi-user detectors extract transmitted signals from respective transmission devices, from the time-series data which has been subjected to the orthogonal conversion. Inverse orthogonal converters perform inverse orthogonal conversion on the extracted transmitted signal. Rectangular... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100329390 - Adaptive offset-compensating decision-feedback receiver: A circuit that receives input signals from a transmitter via proximity communication, such as capacitively coupled proximity communication, is described. Because proximity communication may block DC content, the circuit may restore the DC content of input signals. In particular, a refresh circuit in the circuit may short inputs of the... Agent: Pvf -- Oracle America, Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20100329391 - Information detecting apparatus and method: Proposed are a highly reliable information detecting apparatus and an information detecting method. This information detecting apparatus includes a high pass filter unit configured in a manner of being able to freely change a time constant and for extracting a high frequency content of the communication signal, a squelch detection... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100329392 - Apparatus and method for iq imbalance calibration in a receiver: A method and apparatus is disclosed to compensate for an in-phase/quadrature phase (I/Q) imbalance in a communications receiver. The communications receiver may utilize information gained from observing one or more observational interferers to adjust one or more sequence parameters, such as gain and/or phase to provide some examples. The one... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20100329394 - Apparatus and method for estimating i/q unbalance parameters in ofdm receiver: Provided are an apparatus and a method for estimating I/Q unbalance parameters in an OFDM receiver. The apparatus includes an unbalance parameter estimator and an I/Q unbalance compensator. The unbalance parameter estimator estimates an amplitude difference and a phase difference depending on positions of pilot tones in a preamble of... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20100329393 - Mobile communication system, receiving device, and method: A transmitting device Fourier-transforms symbols in a transmission symbol sequence, maps the Fourier-transformed symbols to subcarriers, inverse-Fourier-transforms the mapped symbols, and transmits the inverse-Fourier-transformed symbols from multiple transmitting antennas. A receiving device Fourier-transforms received signals, extracts signal components mapped to the subcarriers, and estimates the symbols transmitted via the subcarriers... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20100329395 - Method and apparatus for symbol decoding using tree pruning based sphere search: An apparatus and method for symbol decoding comprising selecting a degree of freedom (DOF) parameter for a noise vector; selecting a delta probability value; computing a cost function for a lattice point that is one of a discrete set of nominal codeword positions in a hypersphere; selecting a sphere decoding... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100329396 - Interference detector and method thereof: An interference detector receives a data stream including predetermined symbols that include a first data and a second data, between which is a frequency offset. The interference detector includes a correlation apparatus that generates a first correlation result and a second correlation result according to the data stream; a power... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20100329397 - Estimation and compensation method for iq imbalance: The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for estimating and compensating IQ imbalance of a baseband sampling digital communication receiver in digital time domain. Specifically, after an analog-to-digital converter (ADC) in the baseband sampling system, a structure including a crosstalk gain estimator, a Q-path gain estimator, an IQ... Agent: Austin Rapp & Hardman
20100329402 - Advanced signal processors for interference cancellation in baseband receivers: A multi-mode receiver includes a channel decomposition module (e.g., a Rake receiver) for separating a received signal into multipath components, an interference selector for selecting interfering paths and subchannels, a synthesizer for synthesizing interference signals from selected sub channel symbol estimates, and an interference canceller for cancelling selected interference in... Agent: Barcelo, Harrison & Walker, LLP
20100329400 - Estimating method for maximum channel delay and cyclic prefix (cp) averaging method in ofdm receiver: An estimating method for maximum channel delay and cyclic prefix (CP) averaging method in orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) receiver are described. Specifically, the estimating method performs the estimation of the maximum channel delay by adding the CP and the main OFDM signal for increasing the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) and... Agent: Austin Rapp & Hardman
20100329399 - Method and apparatus for interference post-compensation using a bandwidth-adaptive postcoder interface: In a communication system, a postcoder is coupled between first and second portions of each of a plurality of receivers. The postcoder is configured to receive an adaptive index representation of a scaled signal associated with the first portion of a first one of the receivers, and to process the... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20100329398 - Receiver and method for performing interference cancellation: To address the need for new interference cancellation techniques that are able to deliver adequate performance but with reduced processing requirements, various embodiments are described. In some embodiments, a receiving device demodulates and decodes (101) at least one first-group user from a multi-user input signal. This multi-user input signal includes... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Docket Administrator
20100329401 - System and method for controlling combined radio signals: A method for controlling a combined waveform, representing a combination of at least two signals having orthogonal frequency multiplexed signal components, comprising: receiving information defining the at least two signals; transforming the information defining each signal to a representation having orthogonal frequency multiplexed signal components, such that at least one... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber LLP
20100329403 - Dynamic quadrature clock correction for a phase rotator system: A system and method for closed loop clock correction includes adjusting two or more input signals comprising at least one in-phase clock and one quadrature clock, and applying adjusted quadrature clock signals to a device capable of generating a 4-quadrant interpolated output clock phase. An interpolated output clock phase is... Agent: Tutunjian & Bitetto, P.C.
20100329404 - System for synchronizing clock: A system for synchronizing clock, which is used to realize the synchronization between a radio frequency module and a base band module in a base station, comprises: one or more time generators, located on the radio frequency module side, configured to generate a synchronous signal according to an external clock... Agent: Christopher P. Maiorana, P.C.
20100329405 - Time-frequency synchronization and frame number detection for dmb-t systems: A DMB-T receiver supports a single carrier (SC) form of modulation and a multi-carrier form of modulation such as orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM). Upon receiving a broadcast signal, the DMB-T receiver downconverts the received broadcast signal to a received base-band signal and determines frame timing synchronization from the received... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC12/23/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20100322287 - Method and apparatus for multi-radio coexistence: A method for multi-radio coexistence receives historical frequency usage information and historical time usage information from a first radio. The method creates a time and frequency mask by extrapolating the historical frequency and time usage information to future times and frequencies when the first radio will be active and uses... Agent: Motorola Inc
20100322288 - Radio communication apparatus and offset correction method: An apparatus includes: an offset adjustment unit that supplies an offset correction signal corresponding to a frequency switching to an adder unit that receives an output from a mixer; a timing adjustment unit that adjusts the timing of a frequency switching signal supplied to a local oscillator and the timing... Agent: Young & Thompson
20100322289 - Constant amplitude encoding apparatus and method for code division multiplexing communication system: Disclosed are an apparatus and method for constant amplitude encoding of a transmission signal in a CDM (Code Division Multiplexing) communication system. The apparatus for constant amplitude encoding of a transmission signal includes: an encoding module sequentially performing horizontal encoding and vertical encoding on an input signal; and a spreading... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100322290 - Modulation and demodulation apparatus using frequency selective baseband and transmission and reception apparatus using the same: There is provided a communication method using a human body as a medium. A modulation apparatus using a frequency selective baseband according to an aspect of the invention may include: a serial-to-parallel conversion unit converting serial data supplied from an upper layer into parallel data consisting of M+1 number of... Agent: Ampacc Law Group
20100322291 - Control signaling for multiple carrier high speed uplink packet access in radio frequency communication systems: Systems and methods for providing an efficient mechanism for transmitting information needed to receive a secondary carrier over an existing message protocol on a primary carrier for a multiple carrier capable communications terminal. The receiver terminal may receive, on a primary carrier, a message containing information including a timing offset... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.
20100322292 - Method and system for channel estimation in a single channel (sc) single-input multiple-output (simo) system: The method and system for channel estimation in a single channel (SC) single-input multiple-output (SIMO) system described herein may provide a fast and cost effective approach to concurrently determine propagation channel estimates in a single-transmit (1-Tx) and multiple-receive (M-Rx) antennas wireless communication system. A single weight baseband generator may comprise... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20100322293 - Communication between submerged station and airborne vehicle: The present invention discloses a system for digitally modulated radio communication directly between a submerged underwater station and an airborne station. Each of the underwater station and the airborne station has or is associated with a radio communications antenna. Suitable radio communications antennas include loop antennas, solenoid antennas, stacked multiple... Agent: Goodwin Procter LLP Attn: Patent Administrator
20100322294 - Human body communication device, human body communication system and method using the same: In order to efficiently perform a data communication by preventing a collision of data packets in the human body communication system, one communication apparatus is selected from a plurality of communication apparatuses configuring the human body communication system to control or manage a communication order for other communication apparatuses and... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20100322295 - Multicarrier packet communication system: Messages transmitted between a receiver and a transmitter are used to maximize a communication data rate. In particular, a multicarrier modulation system uses messages that are sent from the receiver to the transmitter to exchange one or more sets of optimized communication parameters. The transmitter then stores these communication parameters... Agent: Jason H. Vick Sheridan Ross, PC
20100322297 - Carrier phase offset correction for a qam system: Systems and methods are described that may be used to detect and correct carrier phase offset in a signal. A phase offset corrector receives an equalized signal representative of a quadrature amplitude modulated signal and derives a phase-corrected signal from the equalized signal. The equalized signal is sliced to obtain... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
20100322296 - Sloc spot monitoring: Systems and methods for controlling transmission of signals are described. A camera-side modem is configured to receive two signals from a video camera and to extract a received passband signal from a transmission line. A detector in the camera-side modem generates an enable signal when the received passband signal is... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
20100322298 - Device for evaluating side-channel attack resistance, method for evaluating side-channel attack resistance, and program for evaluating side-channel attack: A side channel attack resistance evaluation apparatus includes: a measurement section that measures side channel information leaking from an encryption device to be evaluated; a noise removal section that removes noise from the measured side channel information using a band-pass filter (BPF); a passband determination section that determines the passband... Agent: Young & Thompson
20100322299 - Method and apparatus for determining equalization coefficients: A system for filtering a data signal includes an input configured to receive the data signal through a transmission medium and a filter configured to remove distortion from the received data signal using equalization coefficients. The system further includes a processing unit configured to determine dynamically the equalization coefficients of... Agent: Agilent Technologies, Inc. In Care Of: Cpa Global
20100322302 - Dynamic streaming with latticed representations of video: In one embodiment, a method that partitions a first sequence of pictures into plural representations, encodes each of the plural representations independently of each other with a common time base, provides a first portion of the plural encoded representations based on a first network condition, the first portion having a... Agent: Merchant & Gould Scientific Atlanta, A Cisco Company
20100322301 - Image processor, image generator and computer program: The invention relates to an image processor configured to: receive an image, take area-specific samples (11) of the image information of the area and calculate (12) a reference value (REF) on the basis of the samples; store into a memory (16) or to transmit (17) the reference value (REF) calculated... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100322300 - Method and apparatus for adaptive feature of interest color model parameters estimation: A method and apparatus for adaptive feature of interest color model parameters estimation are provided. The apparatus includes a feature of interest color model parameters estimator and a feature of interest detector. The feature of interest color model parameters estimator is for extracting at least one set of pixels from... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC
20100322303 - Video encoding/decoding method and apparatus: A video encoding method wherein an encoded image is used as a reference image for prediction of an image to be encoded next, includes generating a restored image by applying a filter to a local decoded image of an encoded image, setting filter coefficient information of the filter, encoding the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100322308 - Apparatus for encoding and decoding key data and key value data of coordinate interpolator and recording medium containing bitstream into which coordinate interpolator is encoded: An apparatus for encoding and decoding key data and key value data of a coordinate interpolator and a recording medium, on which a bitstream, into which a coordinate interpolator is encoded, is written, are provided. The bitstream includes key data encoding/decoding information, into which key data and information necessary to... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100322305 - Arbitrary-resolution, extreme-quality video codec: Image data to be compressed is first converted from the RGB domain into a gamma-powered YUV domain. A wavelet transform then separates image data into high- and low-detail sectors, incorporating a dynamic scaling method, allowing for optimal resolution. The output data from the wavelet transform is then quantized according to... Agent: Apple/fenwick
20100322307 - Dct compression using golomb-rice coding: An apparatus and method for encoding quantized frequency represented data, the data comprising zero and non-zero represented data is claimed. For zero represented data, a zero run length is determined. A Golomb parameter is determined as a function of the zero run length. A quotient is encoded as a function... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100322304 - Multi-source filter and filtering method based on h.264 de-blocking: A multi-source filter based on H.264 de-blocking includes the following units. A quantization parameter (qP) calculation unit receives an image data and calculates a qP. A boundary strength (bS) calculation unit receive the image data and calculates a bS. A block detector receives the image data and determines whether the... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20100322306 - Scalar quantization using bit-stealing for video processing: Systems, methods, and apparatus for adaptively zeroing out transform coefficients utilizing a bit-stealing parameter are presented herein. A partitioning component can be configured to separate an image into blocks of video data. Further, a frequency transform component can be configured to transform pixels of a block of the blocks into... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20100322311 - Method and system for decoding multiview videos with prediction dependencies: Multiview videos are acquired of a scene with corresponding cameras arranged at poses, such that there is view overlap between any pair of cameras. V-frames are generated from the multiview videos. The V-frames are encoded using only spatial prediction. Then, the V-frames are inserted periodically in an encoded bit stream... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
20100322309 - Method for spatial error concealment: A method for performing spatial error concealment is provided. The method includes the following steps: detecting a damaged macroblock; obtaining coding information of neighboring macroblocks of the damaged macroblock; determining edge feature of the damaged macroblock based on the coding information; and according to the edge feature, selecting a bilinear... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (main)
20100322310 - Video processing method: A first video stream is analyzed for generating consecutive video segments. Each video segment indicates a specific scene in the video stream. A first intra frame is added at a start of each of the video segments, and second intra frames are inserted each fixed interval of video frames from... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20100322312 - Method and device for reconstructing a picture: from a part of said coded digital data representative of said block and initial auxiliary data calculated from the first and second predictive blocks when the block confidence value is greater than a predetermined threshold.... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC
20100322314 - Method for temporal error concealment: A method for performing temporal error concealment is provided. The method includes the following steps: detecting a damaged macroblock having four 8×8 damaged blocks; obtaining motion vectors of a plurality of 4×4 neighboring blocks surrounding the damaged macroblock; and for each of the 8×8 damaged blocks, determining a predicted motion... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (main)
20100322315 - Motion vector detection apparatus and method, moving picture encoding apparatus and method, and moving picture decoding apparatus and method: A motion vector detection apparatus that obtains, for each of the blocks of a predetermined size into which one frame is divided, motion vector information in units of a plurality of partitions of differing rectangular shapes and differing sizes, up to the size of the blocks, has a partition connector... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20100322316 - Moving-picture encoding apparatus and decoding apparatus: As the encoding mode, a moving-picture encoding apparatus includes an encoding mode that relies only on inference based on encoding information of a previously encoded unit block so as to encode a picture of a unit block. The encoding information in this encoding mode is imparted with secondary encoding information... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.
20100322313 - System and method for estimating sum of absolute differences: A system is disclosed for estimating a sum of absolute differences (SAD) between a macro block of a current frame and a candidate block of a reference block. The macro block includes a number of sub macro blocks of pixels. A number of sample pixels are selected from each of... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100322317 - Image decoding apparatus and image decoding method: To provide a simply-structured image decoding apparatus which appropriately executes parallel decoding processing. The image decoding apparatus includes: a stream segmentation unit (130) which generates plural segment streams by segmenting each of the pictures included in a bit stream into plural MB lines, and assigning each of the plural MB... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20100322318 - Video decoder with reduced power consumption and method thereof: A video decoder (10) with reduced power consumption includes a power management controller (45) that is operative to select one of a plurality of different power consumption states for a video decoder (10), and, in response to the determination, vary power consumption of at least one operational portion of the... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C/o Vedder Price P.C.
20100322319 - Method, apparatus and system for evaluating quality of video streams: A method for evaluating quality of video streams includes: obtaining video streams; obtain coding information of video frames in the video stream; evaluating the single frame quality according to the coding information of the video frames; and evaluating the sequence quality according to the single frame quality evaluation result. An... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd./finnegan
20100322320 - Digital data receiver: To be able to combine audio quality with video quality, a digital data receiver (100) performs different processing depending on the type of those packets among TS packets, in which errors occur. To this end, the digital data receiver (100) includes: a PID filtering section (102) for identifying video packets... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.
20100322321 - Apparatus and methods using an efficient golay correlator running at 1.5 the sampling rate in wireless communication systems: An embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus, comprising a transmitter operable to communicate in a wireless network and adapted to use an efficient Golay correlator running at 1.5 times a sampling rate.... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global
20100322322 - Power-line carrier communication apparatus: The invention provides a power-line carrier communication apparatus including a transmission unit with a signal point mapping device for mapping a plurality of bit streams produced from transmission data, a wavelet inverse transforming device for modulating the respective sub-carriers by wavelet waveforms which are orthogonal to each other for producing... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20100322323 - Method and apparatus for transmitting data and power across a transformer: Encoding of a dual mode digital signal for transfer using a dual mode super source follower circuit to drive the signal across a pulse transformer is presented. The dual mode signal comprises data in one mode and power/control in the other mode. In the power/control mode the magnitude of the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.l.c
20100322324 - Mapping phich resources: Transmissions are received on a plurality of uplink physical resource blocks. An acknowledgement or negative acknowledgement for each of the received transmissions is mapped to a downlink channel, such that linear increasing sequential indices of the physical resource blocks map to linear increasing sequential indices of n groups of the... Agent: Nokia, Inc.
20100322325 - Wireless communication apparatus and wireless communication method: A wireless communication apparatus and a wireless communication method having higher efficiency and reliability than conventional arts when performing communication by OFDMA employing a coding scheme are provided. A communication apparatus is provided with a processing unit for performing symbol processing on a communication frame, a detection unit for detecting... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20100322331 - Adaptive codebook processing method: An adaptive codebook processing method comprises: step S102, initializing the local codebook set by using the initial codebook set; and step S104, updating the initialized local codebook set by using the feedback codebook set.... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20100322326 - Efficient tuning and demodulation techniques: Techniques for the reception and processing of wireless signals are disclosed. For instance, an apparatus may include a first hardware module (e.g., a mixed signal module) and a second hardware module (e.g., a digital signal module). The first hardware module may convert an analog signal corresponding to a received wireless... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global
20100322333 - Hs-scch orders for cqi mode selection: A network node (28) communicates over a radio interface (32) with a wireless terminal (30). Both the network node (28) and the wireless terminal (30) have multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) capabilities. A MIMO-related order (90) is generated for inclusion in control signaling on a high speed downlink shared channel from the... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20100322328 - Method and apparatus for implementing uplink transmit diversity in a switched antenna orthogonal frequency division multiplexing communication system: A method and a customer's wireless communication device are provided that perform uplink transmit diversity in a switched antenna OFDM communication system. A switching of antennas used by the customer's wireless communication device to transmit an uplink signal is restricted to switching time periods that comprise one or more of... Agent: Motorola, Inc. Penny Tomko
20100322329 - Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving uplink bandwidth request information in wireless communication system: Methods and apparatus are provided for requesting uplink Bandwidth (BW) over a BW Request (REQ) channel in an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) communication system. A BW REQ indicator is transmitted with a BW REQ message over the BW REQ channel from a Mobile Station (MS) to a Base... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20100322327 - Method of estimating and removing noise in ofdm systems: The present invention relates to impulse noise estimation and removal in orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) transmissions, and particularly to transmissions in power line communications and digital subscriber line (DSL) transmissions. The method includes the steps of: modulating data to be transmitted; performing an inverse fast Fourier transform; inserting a... Agent: Litman Law Offices, Ltd.
20100322330 - Mode switching between su-mimo and mu-mimo: The present invention relates to a method and arrangements in a communication system for Multi User Multiple-Input-Multiple-Output (MU-MIMO) signaling via Multiple-Input-Multiple-Output (MIMO) antennas between a base station and one of a plurality of mobile terminals supporting both Single User and Multi User Multiple-Input-Multiple-Output (SU-MIMO and MU-MIMO) signaling modes. Switching between... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20100322332 - Systems and methods for code sequence extension over transmission in wireless communication environments: A transmitter for transmitting signals to a receiver is provided. The transmitter generates a padded code sequence comprising a plurality of symbols. The padded sequence is generated by padding the first symbol to the end of a code sequence. The padding method can be applied to Zadoff-Chu code, generalized chirp... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20100322335 - Beamforming by antenna puncturing: Beamforming is provided for a wireless MIMO device by using antenna puncturing to reduce the number of transmit antennas that are used to transmit data for certain subcarriers. In a conventional approach, if N spatial streams are being used to provide spatial multiplexing, then N transmit antennas would be used... Agent: Thorpe North & Western LLP C/o Cpa Global
20100322336 - Beamforming to a subset of receive antennas in a wireless mimo communication system: In a method for controlling transmission of an information signal to a multiplicity of receive antennas associated with one or more receivers a steering matrix is developed using a subset of receive antennas, wherein the subset of receive antennas includes less than all of the multiplicity of receive antennas. Transmission... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun, LLP (marvell)
20100322337 - Closed loop feedback system for improved down link performance: A method includes receiving at least two space-time coded signals from an antenna system associated with a first station, determining complex channel state information based on the received space-time coded signals, and sending the complex channel state information to the first station. In an alternative embodiment, a method includes transmitting... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20100322334 - Efficient multi-band communication system: A multi-band communication system (400). The system includes a plurality of transmit channels (420-1, 420-N), wherein each transmit channel (420-X) transmits data streams through a single sub-band; and a plurality of receive channels (460-1, 460-N), wherein each receive channel (460-X) receives data streams of a single sub-band. In an embodiment... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100322338 - Method and arrangement in a wireless communication network: Method, arrangement and computer program product in a base station for transmitting two USF values and two data blocks to a terminal. The base station and the terminal are comprised within a wireless communication network. The two USF values are to be sent across the first data block and the... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20100322339 - Reduction of interference in an ofdm signal with weighting vectors evolving in vector subspaces: To reduce interferences in signals received by a receiver through a propagation channel, each including symbols distributed according to frequency and time dimensions and corresponding to a common emitted signal, the receiver weights an estimate of the emitted signal and the received signals by weighting vectors evolving in vector subspaces... Agent: Gregory A. Nelson Novak Druce & Quigg LLP
20100322341 - Code books for multiple-input and multiple-output communication systems: A method and device for transmitting and receiving data. A device comprises a code book and a transmitter. The code book comprises a plurality of codewords, wherein the plurality of codewords correspond to a plurality of vectors having a largest minimum chordal distance with respect to the plurality of vectors.... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP- Rim
20100322343 - Communication method and apparatus using codebook in mimo system: A method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving signals using a codebook which maps each codeword to at least two different antennas is provided for a MIMO system. A transmission method includes mapping multiple codewords to multiple layers; mapping the multiple layers to multiple antennas using a precoding matrix selected... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20100322344 - Digital broadcasting system and method of processing data in digital broadcasting system: A digital broadcast receiving system and a method for controlling the same are disclosed. The method includes the steps of receiving a broadcast signal having mobile service data and main service data multiplexed therein, extracting transmission parameter channel (TPC) signaling information and fast information channel (FIC) signaling information from a... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20100322340 - Method and apparatus for improving the reliability of a serial link using scramblers: Embodiments provide for a method for eliminating pathological sequences in a serial bit stream. Parallel data words having a first bit length are received. The received data words may be analyzed for a pathological sequence. If a pathological sequence is present in a data word, the data word containing the... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20100322342 - Methods and apparatus to encode bandwidth request message: A subscriber station is capable of encoding a bandwidth request message. The subscriber station includes a controller and a transmitter coupled to the controller. The transmitter includes a linear channel encoder and a Quadrature Phase Shift Keying (QPSK) modulation block. The channel encoder uses a generator matrix comprising alphabets from... Agent: Docket Clerk
20100322345 - Method and system for bandwidth calibration for a phase locked loop (pll): Aspects of a method and system for bandwidth calibration for a phase locked loop are presented. Aspects of the method may include generating one or more carrier signals based on one or more corresponding calibration signals. A pre-distortion function may be computed based on the generated one or more carrier... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20100322346 - Transmitter architectures: Techniques for generating a transmit (TX) signal with improved characteristics in the presence of interference such as noise and distortion. In one aspect, the TX output signal is used to generate a reconstructed signal having the characteristics of the interference, and the reconstructed signal is subtracted from the baseband TX... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100322348 - Constellation detection in a multi-mode qam communications system: Systems and methods for determining an unknown QPSK or QAM constellation from a set of possible received constellations are described. One method utilizes a histogram of the power of the signal after inter-symbol-interference has been minimized with a modified constant modulus algorithm equalizer. The constellation may be determined before carrier... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
20100322347 - Novel frame structure for a qam system: A novel framing method for a variable net bit rate digital communications system that utilizes a set of different QAM constellations and punctured trellis code combinations, each combination designated as a mode. This frame structure has a variable integral number of QAM symbols per frame depending on the selected mode,... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
20100322349 - Method for transmitting data using cyclic delay diversity: A method of transmitting data using cyclic delay in a multi-antenna system using a plurality of subcarriers is disclosed. Data is transmitted through a phase shift based precoding scheme enhanced from a related art phase shift diversity and a related art precoding scheme. A generalized cyclic delay diversity scheme is... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20100322350 - Transmit spatial diversity for cellular single frequency networks: Multiple-In Multiple-Out (MIMO) techniques are used to increase spectral efficiency of a cellular single frequency network. In some embodiments with single transmit antenna per cell, multiple data streams are transmitted from multiple cells, one data stream per set of transmit antennae. The mapping of streams to antenna sets is permuted... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100322351 - Channel state information feedback for coordinated multiple points transmission: In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, a method for providing wireless communication system includes receiving a reference signal from each base station of a plurality of base stations serving a mobile station. The received reference signals are measured to compute a single cell feedback matrix and a... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P. Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.
20100322356 - Method and system for delay matching in a rake receiver for wcdma closed loop modes: Certain aspects of a method and system for delay matching in a rake receiver for WCDMA closed loop modes are disclosed. Aspects of one method may include selecting a set of channel estimates from a plurality of channel estimates generated for a delay matched branch and/or a non-delay matched branch... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20100322355 - Methods and apparatus for signaling offsets and changes in digital broadcast networks: Systems and methods are provided for receivers of digital broadband broadcast signals to determine a time of delivery and a version of a particular signaling table. The receiver is able to determine whether an update of the signaling table is needed based on factors such as whether the update applies... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20100322353 - Nonlinear post-processors for channels with signal-dependent noise: A non-linear post-processor for estimating at least one source of signal-dependent noise is disclosed. The post processor may receive a set of preliminary decisions from a sub-optimal detector along with the sampled data signal. The post-processor may then compute the transition jitter and white noise associated with each preliminary decision... Agent: Ropes & Gray LLP
20100322352 - Sphere detector performing depth-first search until terminated: Systems and methods detect a communication received at receiving antennas from transmitting antennas. Each transmitting antenna transmits a symbol in a constellation. A sphere detector performs a depth-first search until the depth-first search terminates in response to a terminate signal requesting the result from the sphere detector. The depth-first search... Agent: Xilinx, Inc Attn: Legal Department
20100322354 - Transmitting method, receiving method, transmitting device, receiving device, transmission apparatus and transmission system: In current transmitting methods, an instantaneous interruption of a transmission data may occur at the time of switching a system. A sending method of the present invention is a sending method for transmitting a data string signal to a primary system and a backup system in which: a first periodic... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen
20100322359 - Method and apparatus for a data-dependent noise predictive viterbi: An improved Viterbi detector is disclosed in which each branch metric is calculated based on noise statistics that depend on the signal hypothesis corresponding to the branch. Also disclosed is a method of reducing the complexity of the branch metric calculations by clustering branches corresponding to signals with similar signal-dependent... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.
20100322357 - Method and apparatus for enhanced channel estimation in wireless communication systems: A method and apparatus for channel estimation based on extracting channel information, including noise spectral density, from a received signal, and advantageously exploiting that information for improved channel estimation accuracy. One embodiment is directed to a method of generating channel estimates in a wireless communication receiver, for processing a received... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20100322358 - Parallel execution of trellis-based methods: A receiver system and method for recovering information from a symbol data sequence Y. The symbol data sequence Y corresponds to a symbol data sequence X that is transmitted onto the channel by a transmitter. The symbol data sequence X is generated by the transmitter based on associated information bits.... Agent: Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel, P.C.
20100322361 - Digital receiver: In a digital receiver, a noise attenuation and signal magnitude mapping variable amplifying unit includes a filter and an amplifier, amplifies and band-bass filters an analog signal and attenuating white noise and an interference signal other than a band signal. An ADC performs sub sampling on a carrier frequency of... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20100322360 - Receiver with analog and digital gain control, and respective method: The receiver comprises a first amplifier, a mixer for downconverting a wanted communications channel, a second amplifier, a demodulator and a digital controller providing a digital gain setting for the second amplifier by means a digital gain control after a selection of the wanted communications channel, and providing an analog... Agent: Robert D. Shedd Thomson Licensing LLC
20100322363 - Adaptive interference canceling system and mehod: A communication system adaptively cancels noise and/or interference from signals communicated through a communication channel, such as signals communicated by a telecommunication network. The system, based on a common mode signal of a received signal, generates an estimate of noise or interference within a differential mode signal of the received... Agent: Lanier Ford Shaver & Payne P.C.
20100322362 - Wireless communication apparatus and wireless reception method: A wireless communication apparatus having a plurality of antennas 11-1 to 11-M and for diversity-combining signals received by the antennas 11-1 to 11-M, includes a first combining unit (23, 24) for combining received power of the antennas 11-1 to 11-M based on a first algorithm; a second combining unit (21-1... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20100322364 - Noise filtering inverse transformation: A method, system and apparatus for noise filtering inverse transformation (NFIT), recovering phases and amplitudes of singular cycles of data carrying tones or sub-bands from a composite signal such as OFDM, is presented herein. Such NFIT comprises adaptive inverse transformation of non-linear channel transform function and instant accommodation of time... Agent: John W. Bogdan
20100322365 - System and method for synchronizing multi-clock domains: A universal synchronizer for preventing signals from first clock domain from causing metastability in sampling registers operating in a second clock domain. A first synchronization flip-flop receives a primary signal from the first clock domain and a second synchronization flip-flop generates a secondary signal synchronized with the second clock domain.... Agent: William H. Dippert Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC
20100322366 - Method for detecting frame synchronization and structure in dvb-s2 system: Provided is a method for detecting frame sync and frame structure in a satellite broadcasting system, which acquires an estimated value for detecting frame structure and frame sync and overcomes distortion of correlation analysis values by summing differential correlation values for SOF positions in consideration of the variable frame length,... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20100322367 - Fast phase alignment for clock and data recovery: Disclosed herein are systems and methods for fast phase alignment and clock and data recovery. Systems and methods may include a fast phase alignment component configured to generate a selected phase signal based on a characteristic of an incoming signal. A clock and data recovery component may also be configured... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC12/16/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20100316089 - Frequency selection method to mitigate in-band interference from inter-modulation spur of the collocated radio transmitter: A radio transmitter select its operating frequency based on the frequency characteristics of a collocated receiver and clock harmonics.... Agent: Carrie Boone C/o Cpa Global
20100316090 - Discrete time chaos dithering: The invention concerns a chaotic communications system, method and apparatus having a transmitter configured to spread an input data signal over a wide intermediate frequency band, by digitally generating a first chaotic sequence of values to form a spreading code. The spreading code is then used to form a digital... Agent: Harris Corporation C/o Fox Rothschild, LLP
20100316091 - Transmitting and receiving schemes for multiuser single-carrier space time spreading with frequency domain equalization: Examples are disclosed for transmitting and receiving schemes for multiuser single-carrier space time spreading (STS) with frequency domain equalization.... Agent: OmikronIPLaw Group
20100316092 - System and method for detecting spread spectrum signals in a wireless environment: An apparatus for detecting a spread spectrum signal in a wireless signal environment includes at least one antenna for receiving spread spectrum signals, such as UMTS signals, from a signal source in the wireless signal environment. In one embodiment, a detection circuit is configured for correlating a code in signal... Agent: Wood, Herron & Evans, LLP (commscope/andrew)
20100316093 - Method for detecting signals based on despreading and method for transmitting signals for the same: A method for detecting signals based on despreading and a signal transmitting method for the same are disclosed. Signals are spread according to the size of at least one spreading band, which is determined in consideration of a correlation degree of a frequency band in a communication system. A reception... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20100316094 - Flexible and in-band signaling for nested preamble: A multi input multi output (MIMO) receiver is disclosed for transmitting and receiving packets having a preamble format of a packet of information and having a short training sequence (STS), a long training sequence (LTS) and signal (SIG) for training receivers, in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention.... Agent: Ipxlaw Group LLP
20100316095 - Systems, methods, and apparatus for jammer rejection: A method according to an embodiment obtains a list of peaks for each of a number of frequency hypotheses. Each peak has an energy result and corresponds to a code phase hypothesis. Embodiments include methods and apparatus that may be used in identifying a location of a signal (such as... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100316097 - Joint analog network coding and relay method, base station and user equipment: The present invention provides a joint analog network coding and relay method, a reception method, a base station, and a user equipment for use in a cellular network with a wireless relay. Said relay method comprises steps of: receiving information signals from a plurality of base stations eNB; sampling and... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20100316096 - Method and apparatus for synchronous harq operation and interference avoidance: A method and apparatus for avoiding a collision. A collision may be avoided by allocating a first set of subframes to a backhaul link transmission, and allocating a second set of subframes to an access link transmission. In one example, the second set of subframes may be a non-overlapping set... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20100316098 - Apparatus and method for dynamic scaling of adc sampling rate to avoid receiver interference: A method and apparatus for avoiding receiver interference is described herein. One or more potential interferers are determined and the frequency associated with the interferers is also determined A desired sampling frequency for the receiver is calculated to avoid the potential interferers.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100316099 - Information processing apparatus and mode switching method: Provided is an information processing apparatus which includes a first-module including a first narrow-band communicator for performing narrow band communication with a second-module, a first broadband-communicator for performing broadband communication with the second-module, and a first controller for controlling an operation state of the first broadband-communicator according to an operation... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20100316100 - Method and device to transmit a busy medium signal to another device: The present invention concerns a device comprising a medium access control module for performing functions of a medium access control sublayer, noted MAC module, the device comprising a MAC interface module connected to the MAC module, the MAC interface module being adapted to connect in a first mode with a... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC
20100316101 - Cross connect block: A cross connect block for a telecommunications system, including a plurality of insulation displacement contact slots arranged in two rows along a first side of the block; another plurality of insulation displacement contact slots arranged in two rows along a second side of the block; and a plurality of contacts,... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20100316102 - Method and apparatus for clock recovery in xdsl transceivers: A multi-tone transceiver including: a transform component, a tone selector, an error detector, an aggregator and an oscillator. The transform component transforms received communications from the time domain to the frequency domain. The tone selector selects a sub-set of the received tones which exhibit an elevated signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) as... Agent: Ip Creators
20100316103 - Power saving in a communication device: A communication device includes an application data interface, a first communication layer and a physical media interface. The first communication layer includes a first entity configured to process application data and a second entity configured to process operations, administrations and maintenance data. The communication device further includes a switching device.... Agent: Coats & Bennett/infineon Technologies
20100316104 - Wideband cable system: A wideband cable modem system increases available bandwidth of a single channel by encoding a data stream into wideband packets. The wideband packets are associated with a logical wideband channel that extends over multiple physical downstream cable channels.... Agent: Stolowitz Ford Cowger LLP
20100316105 - Apparatus for measuring jitter transfer characteristic: An apparatus for rapidly measuring jitter transfer characteristics is provided. A modulation signal generator generates a modulation signal M including a plurality of sinusoidal components having known amplitudes m1 to mn and different frequencies f1 to fn, and outputs the modulation signal M to a jitter generator. A clock signal... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain
20100316106 - Apparatus and method for determining and representing a synchronization status: A device and method for determining and displaying on a display element the status of at least one synchronization implemented in an electronic measuring instrument or a telecommunications device is provided. The device includes several functional units provided within the electronic measuring instrument or the telecommunications device, and each functional... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20100316107 - Frequency domain equalization method for continuous phase modulated signals: A method for frequency domain equalization of a cyclic CPM signal received via a channel is disclosed. In one aspect, the method includes representing the received cyclic CPM signal as a matrix model comprising a channel matrix representing influence of the channel, separate from a Laurent pulse matrix and a... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100316108 - Device and method of data recovery: A data recovery device and a data recovery method are provided. The data recovery device includes an equalizer, a slicer, a phase lock loop (PLL) circuit, a detection circuit, and a compensation circuit. The equalizer adjusts a radio frequency (RF) signal according to a compensation signal and outputs an equalized... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20100316109 - Method and apparatus for estimating and correcting baseband frequency error in a receiver: A method and apparatus for estimating and correcting baseband frequency error in a receiver are disclosed. An equalizer performs equalization on a sample data stream and generates filter tap values based on the equalization. An estimated frequency error signal is generated based on at least one of the filter tap... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20100316111 - Signal equalizer for a signal transmission network: In an RF signal transmission network such as the reverse channels of a coaxial cable network, there is provided at least one adaptive equalizer for pre- or post-filtering inter-symbol interference in the transmitted signals, the adaptive equalizer having a series of coefficients for which values are required. In order to... Agent: Mr. Adrian D. Battison Ade & Company Inc.
20100316110 - Transmitting/receiving system and method of processing broadcast signal in transmitting/receiving system: A transmitting system, a receiving system, and a method of processing broadcast signals are disclosed. The receiving system includes a tuner, a channel equalizer, a storage unit, an inner decoder, a deinterleaver, an outer decoder, and an interleaver. The tuner receives a broadcast signal including a data group. The channel... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20100316112 - Communication signal receiver and signal processing method thereof: A communication signal receiver includes an adder, a slicer, and an infinite impulse response (IIR) filter. The adder performs an addition on a first signal and a filtered signal to generate an output signal. The slicer performs a hard decision on the output signal to generate a detecting result. The... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20100316114 - Bandwidth sensitive data compression and decompression: Data compression and decompression methods for compressing and decompressing data based on an actual or expected throughput (bandwidth) of a system. In one embodiment, multiple access profiles are utilized to assist in compressing data according to various compression rates and compression ratios.... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20100316113 - Recorded medium having program for coding and decoding using bit-precision, and apparatus thereof: With the present invention, video data can be entropy-coded by selectively determining the number of bits and there can be provided the decoding method with a little complexity which has not only the identical compression rate to the conventional entropy coding method but also no necessity of additional computation when... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100316117 - Method and apparatus for decoding received data signals: Decoding logic is arranged to receive an encoded data signal. The decoding logic comprises a convolutional decoder arranged to perform convolutional decoding on the encoded data signal, to produce a decoded data signal. The decoding logic comprises header bit prediction logic arranged to predict a value for at least one... Agent: Larson Newman & Abel, LLP
20100316115 - Method and apparatus for transmitting/receiving audio/video contents in wireless access networks: Disclosed are method and apparatus for transmitting/receiving audio/video content data in wireless access networks. The method comprises the steps of: encoding the audio/video content data into a basic stream having a first level of quality and an advanced stream, combination of the basic stream and the advanced stream has a... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20100316116 - Processing data streams: Streams of data are processed. A stream of data including a plurality of encoded symbols is received. Symbols from a first subset of the encoded symbols are processed contemporaneously to determine a second subset of encoded symbols, each of which uses a common coding context. At least one symbol from... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20100316118 - Adaptive motion informaiton cost estimation with dynamic look-up table updating: Adaptive motion information cost estimation is achieved in processing video information. A transmission cost is estimated that is associated with encoding a motion vector difference (mvd) in motion vectors that describe a motion characteristic of the video information. The mvd is encoded based on minimizing a rate estimation mismatch associated... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Inc.
20100316120 - Moving picture coding device and broadcast wave recording device: A device coding a moving picture in units of a group including pictures, including: a generation unit generating quantization matrices; a selection unit selecting a quantization matrix for a current picture; a unit storing the quantization matrices in a header part of the group, and coding the current picture; a... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20100316119 - Preserving text quality in video encoding: A video encoder receives a macro-block of an image frame, and determines whether the macro-block contains text. The video encoder computes a quantization parameter for quantizing the macro-block, with the quantization parameter computed to be smaller if the macro-block is determined to contain text. The video encoder encodes the macro-block... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20100316123 - Moving image coding device, imaging device and moving image coding method: A moving image coding device for performing inter-frame prediction coding can prevent memory traffic for reference images from increasing due to increase of an image size. The moving image coding device comprises a multiple frame parallel processing inter-frame prediction coding unit 101 for generating a necessary reference image whenever needed... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100316121 - Multi-view video coding/decoding method: A multi-view video coding method includes the following steps: an un-coded group of pictures (GOP) is obtained from an un-coded multi-view video. Wherein, the un-coded GOP includes picture sets of several un-coded views. Several present coding views are selected from the un-coded views according to view levels of the un-coded... Agent: Brian M. Mcinnis
20100316122 - Multiview video coding over mpeg-2 systems: A multiplexer may produce an MPEG-2 (Motion Picture Experts Group) System standard bitstream comprising views with nonconsecutive view order indexes. In one example, an apparatus comprises a video encoder that encodes a plurality of views of a scene, a multiplexer that constructs a data structure for signaling that a corresponding... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100316124 - Inter-layer prediction method for video signal: Provided is an apparatus for generating remote plasma. The apparatus includes an RF antenna disposed in regard to a chamber, a plasma generating unit formed in an uppermost portion of the chamber, wherein a plurality of plasma generation gas introduction pipes are communicated with the plasma generating unit, a first... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100316128 - Frame rate conversion apparatus and control method thereof: The frame rate conversion apparatus of the present invention has: a detection unit that generates motion information by detecting motion of picture at each pixel location from a moving image which is not synthesized with a still image; a synthesizing unit that generates a synthesized moving image by synthesizing a... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100316127 - Image processing device and image processing method: An image processing device includes: a high resolution template frame buffer; a high resolution reference frame buffer; a low resolution template frame buffer; a low resolution reference frame buffer; a low resolution motion vector calculation section; a high resolution motion vector calculation section; and a high resolution layer calculation determination... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug
20100316126 - Motion based dynamic resolution multiple bit rate video encoding: A video encoding system encodes video streams for multiple bit rate video streaming using an approach that permits the encoded resolution to vary based, at least in part, on motion complexity. The video encoding system dynamically decides an encoding resolution for segments of the multiple bit rate video streams that... Agent: Klarquist Sparkman LLP
20100316129 - Scaled motion search section with downscaling filter and method for use therewith: A scaled motion search section can be used in a video processing device that processes a video input signal that includes a plurality of pictures. The scaled motion search section includes a downscaling module that downscales the plurality of pictures to generate a plurality of downscaled pictures, wherein the downscaling... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison (vixs)
20100316125 - System and method for motion compensation using a set of candidate motion vectors obtained from digital video: Embodiments include systems and methods for interpolating frames. In one embodiment, a system and method provides reduced halo and consequently a higher degree of accuracy/fidelity. In one embodiment, a method of video frame interpolation includes receiving first motion data based on a first video frame and a second video frame,... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson, & Bear, LLP
20100316131 - Macroblock level no-reference objective quality estimation of video: A no-reference estimation of video quality in streaming video is provided on a macroblock basis. Compressed video is being deployed in video in streaming and transmission applications. MB-level no-reference objective quality estimation is provided based on machine learning techniques. First the feature vectors are extracted from both the MPEG coded... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20100316132 - System, method, and apparatus for decoding flexibly ordered macroblocks: Presented herein is a system and method for decoding flexibly ordered macroblocks. Slice groups are received, wherein the slice groups comprise non-contiguous macroblocks with respect to raster scan order. Each macroblock is associated with a particular context which serially provides each macroblock to a processor for decoding. The decoder selectively... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20100316130 - Video decoder: A video decoder including: an input module configured to receive a video stream that is coded based on macroblocks; a frame determination module configured to determine whether or not a decoding subject image in the video stream that is input to the input module is a non-reference frame image that... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100316134 - Assembling multiview video coding sub-bistreams in mpeg-2 systems: A demultiplexer may assemble view components of sub-bitstreams. In one example, an apparatus comprises a demultiplexer that produces a multiview video coding (MVC) standard compliant bitstream from a received bitstream comprising a primary sub-bitstream and an embedded sub-bitstream. To produce the MVC standard compliant bitstream, the demultiplexer determines whether a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100316133 - Detection of resynchronization markers when decoding an mpeg-4 bitstream: A method for detecting a resynchronization marker in an encoded MPEG-4 video bitstream is provided that includes computing a first candidate resynchronization marker length based on a first version of MPEG-4 Visual and the type of a video object plane (VOP) in the video bitstream, computing a second candidate resynchronization... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20100316135 - Method and apparatus for decoding/encoding a video signal: The method includes receiving a multi-view video stream including a random access picture, which includes a random access slice. The random access slice references only a slice corresponding to a same time and a different view of the random access picture. Type information indicating whether the random access slice is... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100316136 - Method and apparatus for decoding/encoding a video signal: The method includes receiving a multi-view video stream including a random access picture, which includes a random access slice. The random access slice references only a slice corresponding to a same time and a different view of the random access picture. Type information indicating whether the random access slice is... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100316138 - Digital television transmitter and method of coding data in digital television transmitter: A digital television (DTV) transmitter and a method of coding data in the DTV transmitter method are disclosed. A pre-processes enhanced data by coding the enhanced data for forward error correction (FEC) and expanding the FEC-coded enhanced data. A data formatter generates enhanced data packets including the pre-processed enhanced data... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20100316137 - For error correction in distributed video coding: A method (800) of performing distributed video encoding on an input video frame (1005), is disclosed. The method (800) forms a bit-stream from original pixel values of the input video frame (1005), such that groups of bits in the bit-stream are associated with clusters of spatial pixel positions in the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100316139 - Method and device for deblocking filtering of scalable bitstream during decoding: A method and device for deblocking filtering of a scalable bitstream during decoding is disclosed. According to the invention, the decoding of at least one part of a picture encoded in a base layer and at least one enhancement layer in a scalable bitstream, the bitstream comprising at least one... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100316141 - Method and apparatus for extending receiver-biased digital links: A new design is shown for a digital link that does not require additional power for transmitter biasing when copper media a in receiver-biased digital link is replaced with an alternative link medium. This power savings can be crucial is certain applications, such as HDMI or DVI bus extension where... Agent: Howard Vincent Derby
20100316140 - Transmitter and method for applying multi-tone ofdm based communications within a lower frequency range: According to one embodiment of the invention, an integrated circuit comprises an encoding module, a modulation module and a spectral shaped module. The encoding module includes an interleaver that adapted to operate in a plurality of modes including a first mode, a second mod and a third mode. The interleaver... Agent: Maxim/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100316143 - Digital transmission and reception devices for transmitting and receiving streams, and processing methods thereof: A transmission system to transmit a transport stream (TS) having normal data and additional data the transmission system including: a stream constructor to generate a TS, and a multiplexer (MUX) to insert information representing the characteristics of additional data in the TS. Therefore, it is possible for a reception system... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100316144 - Efficient framing schemes for supporting vcm/acm in digital satellite transmission systems: A digital communication system and method using a digital signal having a plurality of frames to transmit data, including a first frame and a second frame, wherein each of the plurality of frames has a frame structure; and wherein the first frame has, a plurality of codewords comprising user data,... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC
20100316142 - Semiconductor integrated circuit and designing method thereof: Provided are an asynchronous anomaly detecting circuit (101) for receiving inputs of asynchronous transmission/reception related signals including transmission data, clock and control signals etc., determining whether or not they satisfy a given signal requirement and outputting an asynchronous anomaly information, and an asynchronous anomaly relief circuit (102) for receiving inputs... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100316153 - Flexible structure for multiple-subcarrier joint modulation ofdm transmitters: An orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) multiband transmitter (200) adapted to perform multiple-subcarrier-joint-modulation (MSJM) precoding. The transmitter comprises a bit interleaver (220) for independently interleaving bit blocks and grouping bits of each interleaved bit block to bit groups; a symbol mapping unit (230) for mapping each of the bit groups... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100316145 - Method for channel estimation and feedback in wireless communication system: Disclosed is a method for channel estimation and feedback in a wireless communication system that estimates a channel for each transmission antenna using an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) impulse signal. A method for channel estimation in a wireless communication system includes causing a base station to generate a training... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20100316150 - Mixed mode operations within multiple user, multiple access, and/or mimo wireless communications: Mixed mode operations within multiple user, multiple access, and/or MIMO wireless communications. Certain communication systems can include wireless communication devices of various capabilities therein (e.g., IEEE Task Group ac (TGac VHT), IEEE 802.11 amendment TGn, IEEE 802.11 amendment TGa, and/or other capabilities, etc.). In one manner of classification, wireless communication... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20100316147 - Non-continuous orthogonal frequency division multiplexing system and control method of non-continuous orthogonal frequency division multiplexing system: A Non-Continuous Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (NC-OFDM) system may be provided. The NC-OFDM system, including: a sensing unit to determine whether to use at least one frequency band; a band control unit to disable a subcarrier with respect to a frequency band in use as a result of the determination;... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20100316151 - Receiving apparatus, receiving method and communication system: To obtain excellent reception performance whilst cutting down the amount of computing operation in a MIMO communication system using soft-decision error correction coding. Received waves picked up by receiving antennas 401-1 to 401-R are converted from the radio frequency to the baseband signal by respective receivers 402-1 to 402-R to... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100316146 - System and method for sharing a control channel for carrier aggregation: A method for processing a control channel at a user agent (UA) to identify at least one of an uplink and a downlink resource allocated by a resource grant within a multi-carrier communication system wherein resource grants are specified by control channel element (CCE) subset candidates, the method comprising the... Agent: Research In Motion Corp./q&b Attn: Glenda Wolfe
20100316148 - Transmitting spread signal in communication system: The present invention provides for spreading a first signal using a plurality of spreading codes, multiplexing the first spread signal by code division multiplexing, transmitting the first multiplexed signal via a plurality of neighboring frequency resources of an OFDM symbol of a first antenna set, spreading a second signal using... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20100316152 - Wireless communication apparatus and wireless communication method: A wireless communication apparatus and a wireless communication method, having higher efficiency and reliability than conventional arts, for communication employing OFDMA and a coding scheme are provided. A communication apparatus is provided with a processing unit for performing symbol processing to a communication frame, a detection unit for detecting a... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20100316149 - Wireless communication system: Improvement of transmission efficiency is sought by stopping transmission of unnecessary MLI data. A transmitting circuit 111 in a base station apparatus 110 has an MLI modulation part 248 composed of an MLI generating circuit 238, a symbol modulation circuit 239, and an IFFT circuit 240, a user data modulation... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100316156 - Base station apparatus and method in mobile communication system: A base station apparatus used in a mobile communication system where user terminals with various numbers of reception antennas may be situated includes a providing unit configured to provide plural reference signals according to the number of transmission antennas; a precoding unit configured to replicate each of a predetermined number... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20100316154 - Method for performing virtual multiple antenna transmission in uplink using feedback information and mobile terminal supporting the same: A method and apparatus for performing virtual multiple antenna transmission using feedback information in a closed-loop multiple antenna system is provided. Virtual multiple antenna control information is fed back from a receiving end that has determined the virtual multiple antenna control information taking into consideration a communication condition of a... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20100316157 - Multi-cell processing architectures for modeling and impairment compensation in multi-input multi-output systems: The present invention relates to a method for multiple-input multiple-output impairment pre-compensation comprising: receiving a multiple-input signal; generating a pre-distorted multiple-input signal from the received multiple-input signal; generating a multiple-output signal by feeding the pre-distorted multiple-input signal into a multiple-input and multiple-output transmitter; estimating impairments generated by the multiple-input and... Agent: Dowell & Dowell P.C.
20100316155 - Scanning available wireless-device services in multiple wireless-radio technology communication systems: In one embodiment, a wireless device having two or more antennas. The wireless device substantially concurrently determines (a) using a first antenna, whether a first communications service is available for data transfer, and (b) using a second antenna, whether a second communications service is available for data transfer. After determining... Agent: Mendelsohn, Drucker, & Associates, P.C.
20100316158 - Active signal processing personal health signal receivers: The invention provides a receiver associated with a body, e.g., located inside or within close proximity to a body, configured to receive and decode a signal from an in vivo transmitter which located inside the body. Signal receivers of the invention provide for accurate signal decoding of a low-level signal,... Agent: Proteus Biomedical, Inc. Bozicevic, Field & Francis LLP
20100316160 - method of transmitting control channel information in an ofdm communication system downlink: In a method of transmitting control channel symbols in an OFDM communication system downlink in each sub-frame, the OFDM communication system including one or more transmit antennae, for each transmit antenna, each of the OFDM symbols of a control channel which are to be transmitted over the air is mapped... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100316159 - L1 control signaling for utran hsdpa: A Level-1 (L1) signaling flag is mapped to unused (invalid) bit sequences in Part 1 of the HS-SCCH—that is, Part 1 bit encodings that are not defined in the UTRAN specifications—and a corresponding L1 command is encoded in Part 2. This allows UE to detect early that the HS-SCCH is... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20100316161 - Method and apparatus for transmitting/receiving data using satellite channel: A method for transmitting data using a satellite channel includes: channel-encoding bit data using an e-BCH code; interleaving the encoded data; modulating the interleaved data according to a CPM scheme using four symbols; and transmitting the modulated data to a hub station.... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20100316162 - Transmitting apparatus and method in mobile communications system: A transmitting apparatus in a mobile communications system is disclosed. The apparatus includes: a data modulating unit which maps a predetermined number of data sets to one or more reference signal points of a symbol constellation; an inverse Fourier transforming unit which inverse Fourier transforms a data-modulated signal, generating a... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20100316163 - System and method for dido precoding interpolation in multicarrier systems: A system and machine-implemented method are described for performing precoding interpolation in a DIDO system which employs orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) and DIDO precoding to communicate with a plurality of distributed-input-distributed-output (DIDO) clients. For example, a system according to one embodiment of the invention comprises: selecting a first subset of... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100316164 - Methods and apparatus for reducing average-to-minimum power ratio in communications signals: A baseband circuit for a communications transmitter includes a baseband modulator, a pulse-shaping filter, and an AMPR reduction circuit. The baseband modulator is configured to generate a sequence of symbols formatted in accordance with a non-constant envelope modulation scheme. The pulse-shaping filter is configured to band-limit the sequence of samples... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (panasonic)
20100316165 - Apparatus and method of transmitting/receiving signals using signaling point rotation at mutual cooperation transmission: An apparatus for and method of transmitting and/or receiving a signal by using signaling point rotation in mutually cooperative relaying are provided. The apparatus for transmitting a signal includes: a rotated I-channel generation unit rotating a symbol containing data of a first user, by a predetermined angle, and then, obtaining... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 3000
20100316166 - Method for generating a data block for transmission using a cpm scheme: A method for generating a data block for transmission using a continuous phase modulation scheme is disclosed. In one aspect, the method includes inserting payload data in the data block, the payload data having a plurality of payload symbols, each involving an state change in a continuous phase modulation waveform... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100316167 - Common mode tracking receiver: A clock receiver (301) on an integrated circuit (202) includes a programmable AC voltage divider (502) for receiving, through an input capacitor (406), a clock signal (206) from a clock generator (204) off the integrated circuit and for outputting a modified signal that has a reduced voltage swing, an inverter... Agent: Fleit, Gibbons, Gutman, Bongini & Bianco P.l
20100316168 - Methods and systems to discriminate betwen psk and fsk signals: Methods and systems are disclosed herein for discriminating phase-shift-key (PSK) modulated signals from frequency-shift-key (FSK) modulated signals in received signal streams. First, a bit frequency analysis is applied to a digital signal stream representing the received signal stream. The bit frequency analysis computes bit frequencies for bit segments within the... Agent: O'keefe, Egan, Peterman & Enders LLP
20100316170 - Method and system for bandwidth detection: A method detects a bandwidth that is transmitted by a transmitter in a radio communications system, which is based on transmission frames. The transmission frames comprise a fixed time extension and a variable spectral extension. The transmission frames consist of a plurality of sub-units. Each sub-unit of the transmission frames... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20100316169 - Method and system for operating a mimo decoder: Varying embodiments of the present invention provide a MIMO apparatus, such as a transceiver and a method of operation thereof. In an embodiment, the transceiver employs a parallelized., two-stage pipeline architecture that reduces the overall latency of the system. This reduction in latency translates to cost savings and higher data... Agent: Sawyer Law Group, P.C.
20100316171 - Data processing apparatus and method, receiving apparatus and method, synchronous detection apparatus and method, and computer program: A data processing apparatus includes a first correlation operation unit which performs a mutual correlation operation of a first input series and a second input series, a threshold value operation unit which calculates a threshold value based on the first input series, a first comparison unit which compares a first... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20100316172 - Incompressible rf receiver: An incompressible receiver for minimizing undesired higher-order nonlinear distortion products includes a first receiver path configured to receive an input signal having at least one non-baseband frequency. A second receiver path is also configured to receive the input signal. The second receiver path includes at least one odd-order nonlinear distortion... Agent: Milstein Zhang & Wu LLC
20100316174 - Discrete time filter and receiver including the same: A discrete time filter includes a plurality of sampling cells and a first dummy sampling cell. Each of the sampling cells performs a current mode sampling operation based on current input to an input terminal in response to a corresponding one of a plurality of sampling clock signals and is... Agent: Mills & Onello LLP
20100316173 - Signal level adjuster with incremental gain adjustments, for rf communication equipment: A signal level adjusting device (AD), for RF communication equipment arranged to received primary RF signals, comprises i) a tuner (TU) comprising a gain control means (SI,R), arranged to define a first or second digital command signal respectively each time it receives a first or second digital control signal respectively,... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing
20100316175 - Packet detection, synchronization, and frequency offset estimation: Techniques are disclosed for detecting a packet. One technique includes sampling a received signal to produce a sequence of samples wherein the sequence of samples includes a plurality of subsequences of samples; cross correlating the subsequences of samples with a known form of the subsequence to produce cross correlations; self... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP12/09/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20100309951 - Transmit-reference methods in software defined radio platforms for communication in harsh propagation environments and systems thereof: A method for adaptive Radio Frequency (RF) jamming according to one embodiment includes dynamically monitoring a RF spectrum; detecting any undesired signals in real time from the RF spectrum; and sending a directional countermeasure signal to jam the undesired signals. A method for adaptive Radio Frequency (RF) communications according to... Agent: Llnl/zilka-kotab John H. Lee, Assistant Laboratory Counsel
20100309952 - Distortion identification apparatus, test system, recording medium and distortion identification method: Provided is a signal output control section that inputs to a digitizer a reference signal whose frequency changes at each prescribed measurement cycle; a data extracting section that extracts a number of pieces of data corresponding to an integer multiple of a period of the reference signal in each measurement... Agent: Masao Yoshimura
20100309953 - Frequency hopping modulation apparatus and method in communication system: Disclosed is a frequency hopping modulation method in a communication system. The method includes: generating a frequency hopping pattern according to a hopping frequency's level; generating a hopping frequency through use of the frequency hopping pattern; modulating an original signal to a frequency hopping spread signal by multiplying the original... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20100309954 - Systems and methods for using code space in spread-spectrum communications: Systems and methods for improving the performance of direct-sequence spread-spectrum communication systems. In one embodiment, a system comprises at least one communication channel that utilizes two different orthogonal spreading codes and corresponding portions of the available orthogonal code space. Portions of the data processed by the communication channel are demultiplexed... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100309956 - Method and system for interference cancellation: Systems and methods for interference cancellation at a receiver in a wireless communication system are provided. In one aspect, a method for interference cancellation is provided. The method comprises providing total received chips received from a plurality of cells. The method also comprises successively estimating received chips for each of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100309955 - Mitigating noise created by spread spectrum clocks: A platform to mitigate noise caused by spread spectrum clock signals. The platform may comprise a noise mitigation block, which may include a first set of analog-to-digital converters, a second analog-to-digital, and a noise canceller. The first set of analog-to-digital converters may generate clock samples by digitizing the plurality of... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100309957 - Continuous time chaos dithering: Embodiments of the present invention provide a system and method for further reducing cyclostationarity and correspondingly energy density in a chaotic spread spectrum data communication channel, by digitally generating a first chaotic sequence of values to form a spreading code. The spreading code is then used to form a digital... Agent: Harris Corporation C/o Fox Rothschild, LLP
20100309958 - Method and apparatus for continuous phase modulation preamble encoding and decoding: Certain aspects of the present disclosure relate to a method for generating single carrier signals with spread-spectrum coded preambles using constant envelope 2-CPM modulation for transmission in a wireless communication system, and for efficient despreading method at a receiver.... Agent: Steven Shattil
20100309959 - Method and apparatus for constant envelope demodulation: Certain aspects of the present disclosure relate to a method for demodulating CPM modulated signals transmitted in a wired or wireless communication system using a linear modulation model consisting of a linear superposition of time pulses modulated using pseudo-PSK pulses.... Agent: Steven Shattil
20100309960 - Signal acquisition/tracking method and correlator for the same: A Doppler frequency searching method and correlator are disclosed. In the present invention, before Doppler frequency removal, a received signal is converted into digital form having a first sampling rate. Then the signal is down-sampled to have a low sampling rate. The Doppler frequency searching is done by stages. Each... Agent: Austin Rapp & Hardman
20100309965 - Allocation of signal-to-noise ratio margin in multi-carrier systems: Allocation of different signal-to-noise margins to different carriers in a multi-carrier system is described. A preferred embodiment comprises assigning signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) margins to carriers in a multi-carrier system, comprises assigning a first SNR margin to a first data service based upon a first service characteristic, assigning a second SNR... Agent: Lantiq Beteiligungs-gmbh & Co. Kg
20100309964 - Asymmetric communication on shared links: Embodiments of a system that communicates bidirectional data between two devices via shared links is described. In this system, data is transmitted on the shared links by one of the devices using single-ended drivers, and corresponding symbols are received on the shared links by the other device using differential comparison... Agent: Pvf -- Rambus, Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming, LLP
20100309962 - Method circuit device and system for conveying control signaling between media devices: Disclosed is a method, circuit, device and system for conveying media device control signaling over a radio frequency link A first control signal generated by a first media device may be conveyed to a second media device over a radio frequency data link, where the data link is formed through... Agent: Eitan Mehulal Law Group
20100309963 - Multi-pair gigabit ethernet transceiver having adaptive disabling of circuit elements: Various systems and methods providing high speed decoding, enhanced power reduction and clock domain partitioning for a multi-pair gigabit Ethernet transceiver are disclosed. ISI compensation is partitioned into two stages; a first stage compensates ISI components induced by characteristics of a transmitter's partial response pulse shaping filter in a demodulator,... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20100309961 - Two-phase return-to-zero asynchronous transceiver: The two-phase return-to-zero asynchronous transceiver is delay-insensitive and specifically designed for on-chip interconnects. A handshaking protocol utilizes a return-to-zero data format, thereby simplifying communication circuits' design significantly. The robust transceiver circuits utilizing the handshaking protocol can be implemented at 0.13 μm and 1.2 Volts.... Agent: Litman Law Offices, Ltd.
20100309966 - Microwave system: A microwave system comprises an antenna, antenna feed, a radio transceiver, and appropriate cabling among the aforementioned. Cost, performance and reliability improvements are achieved with further integration of these elements and with design improvements in the antenna feed. One improvement is the integration of the radio transceiver with the antenna... Agent: Patent-tech
20100309967 - Method and a multi-carrier transceiver supporting dynamic switching between active appliction sets: A transceiver and method for communicating over a communications channel having a plurality of subchannels are described. In particular, the transceiver is capable of dynamically switching between communicating data for a first active application set and communicating data for a second different active application set. An active application set is... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.
20100309968 - System and method for adjusting a serial communications link: A system for adjusting a serial communications link includes a system under test including at least one transmitter and at least one receiver coupled together via a serial data communications link, wherein at least one of the transmitter and the receiver has at least one tunable parameter, at least one... Agent: Agilent Technologies, Inc. In Care Of: Cpa Global
20100309969 - Transmitting/receiving system and method of processing broadcast signal in transmitting/receiving system: A receiving system and a method of processing broadcast signals in the receiving system are disclosed. The receiving system includes a tuner, a known sequence detector, a carrier recovery unit, a baseband processor, and a channel equalizer. The tuner receives a broadcast signal of a passband including a data group.... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20100309970 - Dvb-s2 demodulator: A method for demodulating a modulated signal, by: receiving a signal modulated in n-PSK or n-APSK comprising a succession of symbols organized in frames, each frame comprising a header followed by blocks of data symbols separated by blocks of pilot symbols, determining the phase of the headers and pilot blocks... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC
20100309971 - Method and system for categorized event recording of images in multiple resolution levels: A method includes compressing digital data of video images to a second resolution level and storing the digital data at a plurality of resolution levels. The plurality of resolution levels include a first resolution level and the second resolution level. The first resolution level is greater than the second resolution... Agent: Winstead PC
20100309972 - Receiving apparatus, receiving method and program, and receiving system: Disclosed herein is a receiving apparatus including a correlation value computer configured, for a digital signal, transmitted on a frame basis, having a correlation between a first section and a second section occupying predetermined intervals at a start part of each frame, to extract signals in two sections separated by... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP
20100309973 - Method for scaling video content based on bandwidth rate: A method for scaling video content based on bandwidth rate is disclosed. Wherein, a plurality of target shots and non-target shots are recognized from shots of a video. A background and at least one foreground object are separated from the video frame of the target shot. The present invention method... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20100309975 - Image acquisition and transcoding system: A method and system are provided to encode a video sequence into a compressed bitstream. An encoder receives a video sequence from an image-capture device, together with metadata associated with the video sequence, and codes the video sequence into a first compressed bitstream using the metadata to select or revise... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20100309977 - Adaptive intra mode selection: In video encoding and decoding predictions may be generated by intra-frame prediction. Intra-frame prediction uses reconstructed pixels in a reconstructed frame. Intra-frame prediction is performed by extending the reconstructed pixels into a predicted block using intra-frame prediction modes, each intra-frame prediction mode indicating a direction of the extension. In order... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20100309976 - Method and apparatus for enhancing reference frame selection: A method and apparatus for selecting a reference frame for producing an encoded image. The method includes retrieving a histogram for a current frame, determining the difference between the histogram and a previous histogram, and calculating adaptive threshold utilizing the determined difference and encoding the frame as intra frame if... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20100309978 - Video encoding apparatus and video encoding method: A video encoding method and apparatus performing intra-frame prediction in units of a sub-block determined by any one of two or more block sizes is provided. The method includes generating a prediction image in each of a plurality of intra-frame prediction modes in units of the sub-block determined by each... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100309979 - Motion estimation for noisy frames based on block matching of filtered blocks: In one method embodiment, receiving plural frames of a video sequence, the plural frames corrupted with noise; filtering out the noise from the plural frames; block matching the filtered frames to derive a first set of motion vectors; scaling the first set of motion vectors; deriving a single scaled motion... Agent: Merchant & Gould Scientific Atlanta, A Cisco Company
20100309980 - Apparatus and method for processing image: A motion detection unit detects a motion vector of each of blocks constituting interpolation frame Ft-0.5 on the basis of two frames that are timely sequential. A motion vector smoothing unit removes an impulse noise-like motion vector, of the motion vectors detected by the motion detection unit. An edge group... Agent: Holtz, Holtz, Goodman & Chick PC
20100309981 - Reuse of a search region in motion estimation of multiple target frames: Several methods and a system to reuse a search region in motion estimation of multiple target frames are disclosed. In an embodiment, a method includes acquiring a search region of a reference frame. The method also includes maintaining the search region in a memory. In addition, the method includes performing... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20100309983 - Rounding noise shaping for integer trransform based encoding and decoding: Integer MDCT is used in lossless audio coding. However, an integer-reversible transformation is split into consecutive lifting steps, each of which introduces considerable rounding errors to the signal. This problem gets more significant the lower the level of the useful signal to be encoded. Without noise shaping the rounding error... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC
20100309974 - 4x4 transform for media coding: In general, techniques are described that provide for 4×4 transforms for media coding. A number of different 4×4 transforms are described that adhere to these techniques. As one example, an apparatus includes a 4×4 discrete cosine transform (DCT) hardware unit. The DCT hardware unit implements an orthogonal 4×4 DCT having... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100309984 - Dual-mode compression of images and videos for reliable real-time transmission: Dual-mode compression of images/videos for reliable real-time transmission includes a scalable block-based video compression. The method provides graceful quality degradations in case of channel bandwidth changes. Prediction for encoding is avoided, and the process is less complex with less memory requirements. The method involves processing each block independently with the... Agent: Haverstock & Owens LLP
20100309986 - Data processing device as well as a method and electronic apparatus for data playback processing: Provided are a data processing device as well as a method and mobile electronic apparatus for data playback processing with which playback processing can be performed without causing television viewers discomfort. The invention is equipped with a time information table-generating component 204 which generates time information tables by extracting prescribed... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20100309985 - Video processing for masking coding artifacts using dynamic noise maps: A video decoder system includes a video decoding engine, noise database, artifact estimator and post-processing unit. The video coder may generate recovered video from a data stream of coded video data, which may have visually-perceptible artifacts introduced as a byproduct of compression. The noise database may store a plurality of... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20100309987 - Image acquisition and encoding system: A method and system are provided to encode a video sequence into a compressed bitstream. An encoder receives a video sequence from an image-capture device, together with metadata associated with the video sequence, and codes the video sequence into a first compressed bitstream using the metadata to select or revise... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20100309988 - Error correction in distributed video coding: Methods (700, 800) for encoding an input video frame (1005) comprising a plurality of pixel values, to form an encoded video frame, are disclosed. The pixel values of the input video frame (1005) are down-sampled to generate a first stream of bits configured for use in subsequent determination of approximations... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100309991 - Adaptive thresholding of 3d transform coefficients for video denoising: In one method embodiment, receiving matched frames; forward transforming co-located blocks of the matched frames; and thresholding the transformed co-located blocks corresponding to a subset of the matched frames in at least one iteration.... Agent: Merchant & Gould Scientific Atlanta, A Cisco Company
20100309990 - Estimation of temporal depth of 3d overlapped transforms in video denoising: In one method embodiment, forward transforming a set of co-located blocks corresponding to plural matched frames; computing a difference measure for a subset of coefficients between a set of transformed blocks and a reference block, the computation in a two-dimensional (2D) transform domain; and selectively thresholding one or more of... Agent: Merchant & Gould Scientific Atlanta, A Cisco Company
20100309989 - Out of loop frame matching in 3d-based video denoising: In one method embodiment, for a first temporal sequence of first plural frames, frame matching the first plural frames, at least a portion of the first plural frames corrupted with noise, and at a time corresponding to completion of all frame matching for the first temporal sequence, overlap block processing... Agent: Merchant & Gould Scientific Atlanta, A Cisco Company
20100309992 - Device and system for preserving, transmitting and receiving hdmi or a/v signals along a power-line communication network: A combination noise-filter, surge protections circuit and HDMI communication device. HDMI specific noise filters, surge protection circuits, PLC modem and encoding/decoding apparatus are connect to, or integrated into, power outlets in a home or other wired building enabling a high bandwidth powerline communication network.... Agent: Lariviere, Grubman & Payne, LLP
20100309993 - Method and apparatus for sequencing zc sequences of a random access channel: The present invention provides a method and apparatus for sequencing ZC sequences of a random access channel. The method comprises: setting α as a logical index of each ZC sequence, and u as a physical index of said each ZC sequence, wherein 1≦u≦N−1, 0≦α≦N−2, and N is the length of... Agent: Wang, Hartmann & Gibbs
20100309999 - Method and device for cyclic delay mapping for the signal in the multi-antenna transmitter: A method of carrying out cyclic delay mapping, wherein, the CDD-like transmitter generate multiple branches of signals c0orresponding to the multiple transmitting antennas with varying cyclic delay mapping rules, so as to make the cyclic delay parameter, corresponding to at least one of the multiple transmitting antennas, vary as time... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20100309995 - Method for sending and receiving a signal in a multiple-antenna system implementing spatial pre-encoding, corresponding sender, receiver and computer program products: A method and apparatus are provided for emitting and receiving a signal in a multi-antennae system, using spatial precoding. A method for emitting a signal from an emitter towards a receiver via a transmission channel, in the form of a set of data flows, includes distributing the emission antennae into... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.
20100309998 - Method for transmitting precoded signal in collaborative multiple-input multiple-output communication system: A method for transmitting a precoded signal in a collaborative multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) communication system is described. A method for receiving a precoded signal in a MIMO communication system includes estimating, by a mobile station, channels for one or more base stations through signals received from the one or more... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20100309996 - Method of transmitting feedback information for performing collaborative mimo: A method of transmitting information necessary for performing collaborative multi input multi output (MIMO) operation between a mobile station and a base station in order to improve reception performance of the mobile station in a multi-cell environment is provided. The mobile station may receive a feedback channel for the collaborative... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20100310000 - Method of transmitting precoding information in multiple antenna system: A method of transmitting precoding information in a multiple antenna system includes selecting M subbands from a plurality of subbands constituting a whole frequency band in a descending order of a channel quality indicator (CQI), where M is an integer satisfying M>0, and transmitting a first precoding matrix indicator (PMI)... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20100309994 - Mobile radio channel estimation: The method described herein characterizes scattering objects in a wireless channel. Broadly, the present invention determines non-equally spaced path delays and Doppler parameters for a plurality of scattering objects in a wireless channel. More particularly, a frequency-to-time transform applied to a plurality of OFDM pilot samples received over a plurality... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20100309997 - Radio communication terminal device, radio communication base station device, and cqi feedback method: It is possible to provide a radio communication terminal device, a radio communication base station device, and a CQI feedback method which can improve the CQI reproducibility while reducing the feedback overhead. A terminal channel judgment unit judges whether a local terminal is a TU terminal or a LOS terminal.... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.
20100310002 - Adaptive and selective frame formats within multiple user, multiple access, and/or mimo wireless communications: Adaptive and selective frame formats within multiple user, multiple access, and/or multiple input multiple output (MIMO) wireless communications. A reconfigurable channel circuitry, that may be implemented to communicate with one, a subset, or all of various blocks within a communication device provides for adaptive and selective frame formatting of communications... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20100310003 - Transmission acknowledgment within multiple user, multiple access, and/or mimo wireless communications: Transmission acknowledgement within multi-user wireless communication systems. Within multi-access wireless communication systems such as those operating in accordance with multi-user multiple input multiple output (MU-MIMO), orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA), and/or MU-MIMO/OFDMA, acknowledgement of receipt (e.g., using ACKs) is provided back to the sending or transmitting wireless communication device... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20100310001 - Transmitting/receiving method for multi-user multiple-input multiple-output system: Disclosed is a transmitting/receiving method in a multi-user multiple-input multiple-output (MU-MIMO) channel. The transmitting method includes: performing QR decomposition on a Hermitian transpose matrix of a channel matrix to obtain a first matrix and a second matrix as a triangular matrix; obtaining a preprocessing matrix by using the first matrix;... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20100310004 - Methods and apparatus for amplifying and transmitting signals: A wireless communications device transmits during a first time using a single tone and during a second time using a plurality of tones. The wireless communications device uses linear power amplification for transmitting multi-tone signals and non-linear power amplification for transmitting at least some single tone signals. In some embodiments... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100310005 - Mobile communication device, base station device, radio control method, and mobile communication system: A mobile communication device includes a plurality of antennas which transmits and receives a radio signal, and a baseband processor which selects a transmission antenna used for data signal transmission from the plurality of antennas based on an instruction from a base station device and transmits a data signal using... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100310007 - Filter device: An input signal to a filter device is allowed to be written into one of a plurality of sequentially connected cells if the input signal is not the zero-valued sample. Each cell receives the input signal and multiplies the input signal by one of a plurality of weight coefficients. The... Agent: Hanify & King Professional Corporation
20100310006 - Signal processing apparatus, test system, distortion detecting apparatus, signal compensation apparatus, analytic signal generating apparatus, recording medium and analytic signal generating method: Provided is a reference data converting section that rearranges each of a plurality of frequency components along the frequency axis such that (i) a fundamental wave component and harmonic wave components of a reference digital signal are within a first Nyquist region of a spectrum of the reference digital signal... Agent: Masao Yoshimura
20100310008 - Circuit transmission apparatus and transmission method: A transmission apparatus includes: a multiplier configured to multiply a signal provided on a complex plane by a multiplication coefficient corresponding to a number of transmission sub-carriers; and an inverse fast Fourier transformer configured to perform an inverse fast Fourier transform on the multiplied signal.... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20100310009 - Method and apparatus for constant envelope modulation: Certain aspects of the present disclosure relate to a method for modulating single carrier signals using constant envelope 2-CPM modulation and quasi-constant envelope filtered continuously rotated pseudo-PSK modulation in a wireless communication system.... Agent: Steven Shattil
20100310010 - Radio frequency integrated circuit having frequency dependent noise mitigation with spectrum spreading: A plurality of baseband clock signals by detecting an interference condition associated with at least one of the plurality of baseband clock signals and by spreading the spectrum of the at least one of the plurality of baseband clock signals when the interference condition is detected.... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20100310011 - Sensor-based wireless communication systems using compressive sampling: Methods, devices and systems for sensor-based wireless communication systems using compressive sampling are provided. In one embodiment, the method for sampling signals comprises receiving, over a wireless channel, a user equipment transmission based on an S-sparse combination of a set of vectors; down converting and discretizing the received transmission to... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP- Rim
20100310012 - Methods and apparatuses for adaptive clock reconstruction and decoding in audio frequency communication: The invention relates to methods for adaptive clock reconstruction and decoding in audio frequency. The method includes the steps of: receiving a modulated signal, wherein the modulated signal is modulated by RC-FSK (Return to Carrier Frequency Shifting Keying); performing a spectrum analysis to the modulated signal to obtain a plurality... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20100310013 - Signal receiving apparatus, method, program and system: A signal receiving apparatus includes: an acquisition section configured to acquire an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing signal resulting from combination of a plurality of signals transmitted by a plurality of signal transmitting apparatus by adoption of an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing method; and a demodulation section configured to carry out... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP
20100310014 - Carrier recovery device and method: A carrier recovery device and a carrier recovery method are provided. The device includes a phase detection module, a computation module, a phase angle adjustment module, a loop filter, and a conversion module. The phase detection module receives an IF signal, and detects a sine and a cosine signals corresponding... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20100310018 - Multi-channel receiver device: A device processes signals from a plurality of signal channels that are received in parallel. A channel processing circuit (12a,b, 14a,b), applies a series of filtering operations selectively to the signal from a first one of the signal channels. A filter management circuit (18) detects a reception condition from reception... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing
20100310016 - Receiver and method: A receiver for receiving a sequence of OFDM symbols transmitted via a channel. Each OFDM symbol comprises a plurality of data bearing sub-carriers on which data is transmitted and a plurality of pilot bearing sub-carriers on which pilot data. The pilot sub-carriers are distributed throughout the OFDM symbols of the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100310017 - Receiver and method of receiving: A receiver is arranged to detect and recover data from Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexed (OFDM) symbols, which are transmitted as first and second versions to form a multiple input multiple output (MISO) system and which carry pairs of data symbols encoded to form Alamouti cells. The receiver includes a channel... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100310015 - Transmitting/receiving system and method of processing broadcast signal in transmitting/receiving system: A receiving system and a method of processing broadcast signals in the receiving system are disclosed. The receiving system includes a tuner, a known sequence detector, a carrier recovery unit, and a channel equalizer. The tuner receives a broadcast signal including a data group. Herein, the data group comprises mobile... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20100310020 - Data recovery system and method thereof: A data recovery system and method is disclosed. Said data recovery system comprises a maximum-likelihood detector, a non-maximum likelihood detector, signal-length calculator, a determining unit and a selecting unit. The maximum-likelihood detector transforms a digital signal into a first binary signal. The non-maximum likelihood detector transforms the digital signal into... Agent: Austin Rapp & Hardman
20100310019 - Rfid receiver: RFID data signals from RFID tags may be recovered by determining the probabilities of transitions between data states between a series of a pairs of signal samples using a set of predetermined probabilities related to data, timing, baud rate and/or phase variables affecting the received signal and processing those determined... Agent: Kauth , Pomeroy , Peck & Bailey ,llp
20100310022 - Data processing apparatus and method: A receiver detects and recovers data from Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexed (OFDM) symbols, the OFDM symbols including a plurality of sub-carrier symbols formed in the frequency domain and transformed into the time domain for transmission, the time domain OFDM symbols including a guard interval. The guard interval of the OFDM... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100310021 - Method for computing correlation of pn sequence and circuit thereof: The present invention relates to a method for computing correlation of a PN sequence and a circuit thereof. A plurality of input values of an input sequence is summed up to give a first sum. A PN sequence comprising a plurality of first values and a plurality of second values,... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20100310023 - Apparatus and method for estimating inverse channel of repeater's receiving channel: Provided is an apparatus and method for estimating inverse channel of a repeater's receiving channel, which ensures stability and causality by generating a time-domain filter coefficient having information on an inverse channel of repeater's receiving channel from a signal transmitted from a main transmitter or another repeater. The apparatus includes:... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20100310024 - Methods and systems for dsp-based receivers: Digital signal processing based methods and systems for receiving data signals include parallel receivers, multi-channel receivers, timing recovery schemes, and, without limitation, equalization schemes. The present invention is implemented as a multi-path parallel receiver in which an analog-to-digital converter (“ADC”) and/or a digital signal processor (“DSP”) are implemented with parallel... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20100310025 - Transmitting and receiving apparatuses and methods: A transmitting apparatus which transmits a transmit symbol in orthogonal-frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) is disclosed. The transmitting apparatus includes a unit which provides a unicast channel; a unit which provides a multimedia broadcast multicast service (MBMS) channel; a unit which provides a specific pilot channel which is specific to a... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20100310026 - Iterative interference cancellation receiver: A method for suppressing interference in a wireless communication comprises receiving a burst of symbols, filtering the burst of symbols using an interference suppression filter with a first plurality of weights, decoding the filtered burst of symbols to generate data corresponding to the burst of symbols, encoding the data to... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100310027 - Method and system for channel equalization: One embodiment includes a method of receiving a transmitted signal. The method comprises receiving a signal transmitted over a channel. The signal comprises a known signal and an information signal. The method further includes determining at least one indicator of channel characteristics based at least in part on the portion... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100310028 - Remote monitoring and calibration of system reference clock using network timing reference: A system and method for calibrating a local radio reference clock for a radio operating in a radio network having a network reference clock. The method comprises determining at the radio an offset between the local clock and the network clock, placing the local clock in a calibration mode, and... Agent: Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
20100310029 - Semiconductor memory apparatus and method for operating the same: A semiconductor memory apparatus includes a clock input unit configured to receive a system clock and a data clock, a data clock phase regulation unit configured to regulate a frequency of the data clock, and delay the data clock by a delay varied in accordance with a training information signal,... Agent: Ip & T Group LLP
20100310030 - Phase locked loop device and method thereof: A phase locked loop device includes a phase detector that measures a difference in phase between a reference clock signal and an output clock signal provided to a device module. The phase detector provides a pulse having a width indicative of the phase difference. If the phase difference exceeds one... Agent: Larson Newman & Abel, LLP
20100310031 - Multi-rate digital phase locked loop: A Digital Phase-Locked Loop (DPLL) involves a Time-to-Digital Converter (TDC) that receives a DCO output signal and a reference clock and outputs a first stream of digital values. Quantization noise is reduced by clocking the TDC at a high rate. Downsampling circuitry converts the first stream into a second stream.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated12/02/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20100303126 - Signal modulation method: The present invention provides a signal modulation method which includes the following steps: a input signal is channel encoded, and the channel encoded signal is processed by the following one or several ways: channel scrambling, interleaving, duplicating and puncturing; the signal being processed is divided into two components I and... Agent: Fish & Richardson, PC
20100303127 - Vehicle compartment wireless communications apparatus: It is determined whether each of several subcarriers has an adequate propagation characteristic in a first horizontally polarized wave antenna. Of the several subcarriers, a subcarrier, which is determined to have an adequate propagation characteristic in the first horizontally polarized wave antenna, is assigned with transmission data. A transmission signal... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100303128 - Aggregating lower bandwidth asynchronously clocked communication links into a higher bandwidth link: A spread spectrum generator module is configured to provide data for spreading frequency spectra of at least first and second lower bandwidth asynchronously clocked communication links. A packet scheduling module aggregates the two (or more) lower bandwidth links into a higher bandwidth link or interface. The frequency spectra of the... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20100303129 - Frequency hopping method for localization system: A frequency hopping method for localization system is aimed to overcome the degradation of location accuracy due to radio interference if there are some other radio devices using the same radio frequency as a localization system. A Packet Reception Rate (PRR) thresholding or a learning-based approach for the diagnostic test... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts
20100303130 - Baseband processor and wireless device: A baseband processor includes a modulating unit and a converting unit. The modulating unit generates an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) symbol by modulating a bit stream. The converting unit converts the OFDM symbol from a frequency domain into a time domain, and adjusts a frequency of the OFDM symbol... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC
20100303131 - Low-rate long-range mode for ofdm wireless lan: A system for implementing an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing scheme and providing an improved range extension. The system includes a transmitter for transmitting data to a receiver. The transmitter includes a symbol mapper for generating a symbol for each of a plurality of subcarriers and a spreading module for spreading... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20100303132 - Method and apparatus for allocating processing delays in multi-carrier systems: A multi-carrier linear equalization receiver, e.g., a RAKE receiver or chip equalization receiver, is described herein. The multi-carrier receiver distributes processing delays among a plurality of received carriers based on a dispersion determined for each carrier. The receiver initially allocates a minimum number of processing delays sufficient for light dispersion... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20100303133 - Vehicle-mounted relay connection unit: A message is efficiently relayed in a cut-through mode to a communication line of the transmission destination of a transmission rate higher than that of the communication line of the recipient while preventing the state that there is no data to be transmitted. A vehicle-mounted relay connection unit is used... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100303134 - Wireless relay device and wireless relay method: A device and a process which enable use of transmission diversity in transmission to a receiving station when wirelessly relaying wireless signals from a transmitting station to the receiving station. A reception antenna RA in a wireless relay device (RS) receives from the transmitting station such as a base station... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20100303135 - Method and apparatus for direct rf to digital converter: The invention relates to a method and apparatus for decomposing a high frequency incoming signal into several low frequency signals without the loss of any information. The low frequency signals can define a plurality of digital data streams. The decomposing steps are implemented without processing the signal through a mixer... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (panasonic)
20100303137 - Cable modem and connection retaining method: A cable modem in communication with a cable modem termination system (CMTS) scans and tries to lock onto a primary channel, tries to receive a media access control domain description (MDD) message includes subsidiary channels from the CMTS if the primary channel is locked, and tries to lock onto the... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100303136 - Channel estimation in a multi-channel communication system using pilot signals having quasi-orthogonal subpilots: An access node of a communication system comprises a plurality of transmitters adapted for communication with at least one receiver. The access node is operative to transmit pilot signals from respective associated ones of the transmitters, to estimate channel coefficients between the transmitters and the receiver, and to utilize the... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20100303138 - Intrinsically safe dsl circuit: An electrical installation comprising control and/or monitoring means connected to a field device by means of an electrical communications circuit, in which the communications circuit comprises a power supply, a communications device, the field device as a load thereof, and Intrinsic Safety means, in which the communications device is adapted... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20100303139 - Method and apparatus for measuring signal phase shifts: A method and an apparatus for measuring a phase shift between a first and a second signal, comprising the steps of shifting the first signal in frequency by an offset frequency, superposing the frequency-shifted first signal and the second signal, determining an envelope signal of the superposed signal, and measuring... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20100303141 - Apparatus and method for receiving signal using rake receiver and equalizer in wireless communication system: An apparatus and a method for selecting a receiver for demodulating a reception signal at a reception end having a plurality of receivers are provided. The method includes determining, a mean and a standard deviation of Signal-to-Noise Ratios (SNRs) of the receivers are determined, estimating a Doppler frequency, determining a... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20100303140 - Snr estimation system for multi-carrier communication: A signal to noise power ratio estimation system for multi-carrier communication includes a phase rotator, a power estimator, a channel gain calculator, an average and selection device, a combination and calculation device and a decibel (dB) transformation device. The signal to noise power ratio estimation system makes use of a... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20100303143 - Signal processing apparatus and signal processing method: Provided is a signal processing apparatus including: an equalizer circuit that amplifies a predetermined frequency band of an input signal and outputs an output signal; a sampler circuit that samples the output signal amplified by the equalizer circuit with the output signal being offset in an amplitude direction using a... Agent: Young & Thompson
20100303142 - System and method for pre and post-tap zeroing: A system and method are provided for zeroing pre and post-tap settings in a link partner using a plurality of voltage gain taps. The method provides a link partner (LP) transmitter. A network-connected local device (LD) selects an LP pre-tap or post-tap. The LD also chooses a zero gain setting... Agent: Law Office Of Gerald Maliszewski
20100303144 - Architecture for very high-speed decision feedback sequence estimation: A method for providing a next-cycle input sample from a decision feedback equalizer to a symbol decoder using look-ahead computations such that timing contention between the decision feedback equalizer and the symbol decoder is reduced. During a symbol period, a set of possible values is computed in the decision feedback... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20100303145 - Media gateway with overlay channels: A network media gateway is disclosed with a processor configured to include a plurality of decoder channels, a plurality of overlay channels, an overlay renderer, a video mixer, and an encoder channel. A digital signal processor embedded in a network media gateway is also disclosed, and a mixing method implemented... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20100303147 - Encoding apparatus and encoding method, and decoding apparatus and decoding method: An encoding apparatus includes a receiving section receiving syntax information defined by an encoding standard, a first encoding section encoding the received syntax information to generate encoded information, a transferring section transferring transmission encoded information based on the encoded information generated by the first encoding section, a second encoding section... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100303146 - Mechanism for dynamically changing streaming video quality: Method and apparatus for dynamically changing streaming video quality are described herein. In one embodiment, a network traffic condition of a network and a local processing bandwidth of a client are periodically determined. A data compression method and/or compression rate is dynamically selected that is most appropriate to transmit a... Agent: Red Hat/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100303148 - Macroblock-based dual-pass coding method: t
20100303149 - Video encoding/decoding apparatus: An image processor to produce a local decoded image corresponding to an input image, a region partitioning module to classify the local decoded image into a plurality of regions using a given parameter, a filter designing module to design a filter coefficient for every classified region, a filter processor to... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100303150 - System and method for cartoon compression: A system, specialized for encoding video of animated or cartoon content, encodes a video sequence. The system includes a background analyzer that removes moving objects from a series of video frames and generates a background definition for a static background used in a plurality of sequential video frames, a color... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20100303152 - Method and system for decoding digital video content involving arbitrarily accessing an encoded bitstream: A technique for decoding an encoded bitstream of digital video content involves decoding a bitstream, wherein decoding the bitstream generates decoded syntax elements and decoded pixel information, creating an access point in the currently decoded bitstream by saving state information related to the decoding, saving the decoded syntax elements, and... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing
20100303151 - Method for decoding video signal encoded using inter-layer prediction: A method for receiving and decoding an encoded bitstream of a first layer and an encoded bitstream of a second layer into a video signal is provided. It is determined whether or not a block temporally coincident with a target block in a picture of the first layer is present... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100303153 - Picture coding method and picture coding apparatus: A picture coding apparatus that reduces a computational complexity, improves a compression rate, and reduces frequency of stream transmission loss without interfering with pipelining and paralleling includes: a dividing unit that divides a picture into an I-slice and a P slice, each of the I-slice and P slice including blocks;... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20100303154 - method and device for video sequence decoding with error concealment: p
20100303155 - Image coding device, image coding method, image coding integrated circuit and image coding program: An image coding device (100) which codes input image data includes a coding flag generation unit (101) which determines whether or not the input image data is image data included in data of a moving picture which shows a motion of a predetermined motion amount or greater, and generate coding... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20100303156 - Method and apparatus for providing precise transport stream packet ordering and erasure optimization for digital video decoder: One method includes estimating, by a lost packet determination logic, an expected number of packets, expected to be received within a time interval, based on packet arrival speed; and determining a number of lost packets by using the expected number of packets and a packet counter wherein the packet counter... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C/o Vedder Price P.C.
20100303157 - Semiconductor integrated circuit: The present invention is directed to lessen burden at the time of solving a conflict of overlapping processes in processes for a plurality of interruption factors. On completion of data transfer to an external memory, a data transfer completion interruption of high priority is generated. In the case where data... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC
20100303158 - Method and apparatus for scene change detection: An apparatus and method for detecting scene change by using a sum of absolute histogram difference (SAHD) and a sum of absolute display frame difference (SADFD). The apparatus and method use the temporal information in the same scene to smooth out the variations and accurately detect scene changes. The apparatus... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC
20100303159 - Apparatus and method for synchronizing user observable signals: An apparatus and method provides synchronization between user observable signals including audio and/or video signals. According to an exemplary embodiment, the apparatus includes an input point for receiving an encoded signal. A circuit time-shifts the encoded signal to generate a time-shifted encoded signal. A first decoder decodes the time-shifted encoded... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC
20100303164 - Block spreading for orthogonal frequency divsion multiple access systems: A method of block spreading data, the method comprising the steps of: (a) providing a first input data sequence; (b) forming a periodic extension of the input data sequence to form an extended input data sequence; (c) multiplying the extended input data sequence by a complex number spreading sequence to... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20100303163 - Demodulating circuit, demodulating method, and receiving system: A demodulating circuit includes: a fast Fourier transform circuit which fast Fourier transforms a received signal and outputs a plurality of carrier signals; an output selecting circuit which selects at least two signals from the plurality of carrier signals, the at least two signals including a first signal modulated in... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20100303162 - Multi-users detecting method and device of ofdm transmission signal: Multi-users detecting method and device of OFDM transmission signal include that: a received data sequence is composed of the received signal which is in the position of the time and frequency symbol corresponding to the same data symbol in multi-repeating blocks; the composed repeating channel response sequence array which is... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20100303160 - Multifunctional signal transform engine: A technique involves using a fast Fourier transform (FFT) module to transform multiple different types of signals. This may be accomplished using one or more of three techniques: logic within the FFT module can enable different processing depending upon a processing state, the FFT module can be called iteratively to... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP
20100303165 - Pilot transmission and channel estimation for an ofdm system with excess delay spread: Pilot transmission and channel estimation techniques for an OFDM system with excess delay spread are described. To mitigate the deleterious effects of excess delay spread, the number of pilot subbands is greater than the cyclic prefix length. This “oversampling” may be achieved by using more pilot subbands in each symbol... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100303161 - Receiver apparatus: A receiver apparatus (1) for receiving a signal over a fading channel comprises a frequency domain interpolation unit (16) with a filter unit (10), a power comparison unit (20), and a processing unit (21). The filter unit (10) comprises a first filter element (11), which is a reference filter, and... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing
20100303166 - Apparatus and method for inserting a cyclic postfix for a time-rotated symbol in a communication system: An apparatus and method for inserting a cyclic postfix for a time-rotated symbol in a communication system. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a time pre-rotation module configured to time shift bits of at least one of ending samples of a symbol to a beginning of the symbol to form... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.
20100303167 - Hierarchical modulation system and transmitter and method thereof: An exemplary embodiment of the present invention proposes a transmitter including a hierarchical modulator. The hierarchical modulator receives, jointed encodes, and maps a high-priority and low-priority bit-stream signals, so as to generate multiple mapping signal, wherein each mapping signal is the summation of a low-priority and high-priority mapping signals. The... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20100303169 - Channel equalizer and method of processing broadcast signal in receiving system: A channel equalizer includes an overlap unit, an estimator, a calculator, a compensator, and a save unit. The overlap unit overlaps a group of data packets in a broadcast signal. The group data packets include a head, a body, and a tail, and a known data sequence is periodically included... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20100303168 - Data transmission method for orthogonal frequency division multiplexing system: A data transmission method for orthogonal frequency division multiplexing system, specifically comprises sending M, which is greater than 1, OFDM symbols included in each data transmission unit with different bandwidth, wherein each data transmission unit with different bandwidth sends two kinds of OFDM symbols with different cyclic prefix lengths: OFDM... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20100303170 - Method and apparatus for pre-processing data to be transmitted in multiple-input communication system: A method for pre-processing data to be transmitted in a multiple-input communication system comprises the following steps: generating a beamforming matrix and a pre-coding matrix; combining the beamforming matrix and the pre-coding matrix to generate a weight matrix; and pre-processing the data by using the generated weight matrix. There are... Agent: Fay Sharpe/lucent
20100303171 - System and method performing quadrature amplitude modulation by combining co-sets and strongly coded co-set identifiers: A method of encoding a stream of data elements is provided which involves splitting the stream of data elements into a first stream and a second stream; encoding the first stream to produce a first encoded stream; performing a constellation mapping using a combination of the first encoded stream and... Agent: Smart & Biggar P.o. Box 2999, Station D
20100303172 - Methods and techniques for 3g cellular transmitters: A transmitter operates in different modulation modes to support both GSM/EDGE and WCDMA cellular telephony applications. The transmitter modulates an outgoing signal to produce a complex modulated signal in a first modulation mode and a constant or variable envelope modulated signal in a second modulation mode. A local oscillation generator... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20100303173 - Circuit for demodulating a phase modulated signal: A demodulator is provided for demodulating a phase-modulated data signal. The demodulator includes a phase frequency detector to output a voltage representing a phase difference between a received phase-modulated data signal and a reference clock signal. The voltage is input to first and second phase change detectors, which are provided... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20100303174 - Apparatus for processing received signal, method thereof, and method for selecting mapping rule: An apparatus for processing a received signal, method thereof, and mapping rule selecting method are disclosed, by which radio communications can be smoothly carried out in a receiving terminal (200) receiving signals via at least two antennas (201a) in a manner of estimating data accurately. The present invention includes performing... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20100303175 - Method to discriminate a real echo peak from an aliased echo peak: A method to discriminate a real echo peak from an aliased echo peak comprises: computing ‘a correlation between N samples of a digital data and a copy of the same N samples delayed by a time delay Δ1,0 to obtain a first correlation result, time delay Δ1,0 being equal to... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing
20100303177 - Doppler frequency estimation system and method: A Doppler frequency estimation system includes a basis projector, a polynomial generator and an extreme value determinator. The basis projector receives and projects multiple channel sampling signals to a set of orthogonal bases to thereby generate multiple channel correlation vectors. The polynomial generator is connected to the basis projector in... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20100303176 - Methods and apparatuses for mimo detection: Methods and apparatuses are provided for MIMO detection. A method may include considering a symbol vector received over MIMO system. The method may further include generating a list comprising a predefined number of candidate transmit symbol vectors based at least in part upon the received symbol vector using a trellis... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20100303178 - Method and system for down-converting an electromagnetic signal, and transforms for same: Methods, systems, and apparatuses, and combinations and sub-combinations thereof, for down-converting an electromagnetic (EM) signal are described herein. Briefly stated, in embodiments the invention operates by receiving an EM signal and recursively operating on approximate half cycles (½, 1½, 2½, etc.) of the carrier signal. The recursive operations can be... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20100303179 - Synchronization timing detecting apparatus, receiving apparatus, and synchronization timing detecting method: A synchronization timing detecting apparatus includes a correlation calculator configured to generate a first correlation value by calculating a cross-correlation between an input signal being sampled and a reference signal or an auto-correlation of the sampled input signal, an interpolation processor configured to generate a second correlation value interpolating a... Agent: Young & Thompson
20100303180 - Gain control for a receiver in a multi-carrier communication system: A receiver in an OFDM communication system includes a power detector and a gain controller. The power detector detects for total received power of a received OFDM signal, e.g., by computing the power of the data samples from an ADC and averaging the power. The gain controller adjusts the gain... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100303181 - Scalable satellite receiver system: A receiver for a multi-channel communication system can include a down-converter device, an analog-to-digital converter (ADC), and a plurality of digital channel selection devices. The down-converter device can be configured to down-convert a plurality of analog signals from the multi-channel communication system to a plurality of corresponding low intermediate frequency... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20100303182 - Wideband interference mitigation for devices with multiple receivers: Certain disclosed embodiments pertain to suppressing interference in a wireless communication system. For example, a method of suppressing interference can include receiving one or more first signals including components from a plurality of sub-channels. Each of the first signals can be converted into a respective plurality of first sub-band frequency... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100303183 - Direct detection of wireless interferers in a communication device for multiple modulation types: Direct detection of wireless interferers in a communication device for multiple modulation types. One or more radios implemented within a communication device is/are operative to receive and process wireless communications. A wireless communication signal is processed to extract symbols there from. Various symbols groups are processed in accordance with correlation... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20100303184 - Demodulator and communication apparatus: Disclosed herein is a demodulator, including: a frequency synchronization section adapted to synchronize a frequency of a local oscillation signal to be produced on the demodulator side with a local oscillation frequency of a modulation signal transmitting from a modulator side; a demodulation signal production section adapted to produce a... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20100303185 - Methods of operating wireless communications devices including detecting times of receipt of packets and related devices: A method of operating a wireless communications device may include determining a wake-up time for a receiver using a low frequency clock. Beginning at the wake-up time, the receiver may listen for reception of a packet transmitted from a remote device over a wireless interface. An actual time of reception... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.
20100303187 - Automatically synchronizing ring oscillator frequency of a receiver: A ring oscillator in a receiver in a multimedia network is adjusted to compensate for factors that may decrease its accuracy over time using a link training signal from a transmitter device in the network. An incoming signal having a known frequency is received at a receiver or sink device... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.
20100303186 - Synchronization circuit, synchronization method, and reception system: Disclosed herein is a synchronization circuit including: a first phase-locked loop circuit; a second phase-locked loop circuit; a first output circuit; a second output circuit; a first detection circuit; a second detection circuit; and a control circuit.... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLCPrevious industry: Thermal measuring and testing
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