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Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 12/05/2013 > 94 patent applications in 35 patent subcategories.
20130322493 - User equipment, radio base station and methods therein for transmitting information of an allocation of a radio resource: Embodiments herein relate to a method in a radio base station for transmitting information of an allocation of a radio resource allocated to a second user equipment. The radio base station is arranged to serve a first user equipment and the second user equipment in a cell of a radio... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
20130322494 - Telecommunications methods facilitating sharing of spreading codes: Embodiments of the invention provide telecommunications methods that facilitate sharing of spreading codes. According to one of the embodiments, a first telecommunications apparatus first selects a plurality of second telecommunications apparatuses to share at least one spreading code. Then, the first telecommunications apparatus uses each of the at least one... Agent: Mediatek Inc.
20130322497 - Data transmission/reception apparatus in data communication system: A data transmission/reception apparatus in a data communication system includes a transmission/reception unit connected to a device within a board and configured to wirelessly transmit transmission data from the device within the board to another device placed in one of other boards outside the board or another device placed in... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20130322501 - Encoding/decoding processor and wireless communication apparatus: An encoding/decoding processor includes a coprocessor that is dedicated to encoding and decoding processes, where the coprocessor comprises: a parameter register that stores externally given operation modes and the settings of generation polynomials; and a calculation circuit that operates on the basis of the operation modes and the generation polynomials... Agent: Nec Corporation
20130322496 - Method for securing indirect return channel and mobile digital broadcast receiver thereof: The present invention relates to a method for securing indirect return channel and mobile digital broadcast receiver, and more particularly, to a method for securing the indirect return channel for mobile digital broadcast receiver without internal Internet access capabilities by enabling indirect access to Internet using external Internet devices having... Agent: Crest Technology, Inc.
20130322498 - Mobile communications devices and methods having reduced communication latency: An improved mobile communications device, of the type having a set of antennas and a narrowband RF transceiver coupled to a first member of the set of antennas, also includes a broadband RF receiver coupled to a second member of the set of antennas; and processing circuitry, coupled to the... Agent:
20130322499 - Single transceiver operation: A system and method includes a pair of voltage-controlled oscillators (VCOs) that include a first VCO generating a first signal associated with data transmission of a first type of wireless data signal; and a second VCO generating a second signal associated with data transmission of a second type of wireless... Agent: Newport Media, Inc.
20130322500 - Thermal management of a communication transceiver in an electrical communication device: Disclosed herein are various systems and methods relating to communication devices that include modular transceivers, such as small form pluggable transceivers. According to one embodiment, a communication device may include a chassis defining an interior and an exterior of the communication device. The chassis includes a top, a bottom, and... Agent: Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
20130322495 - True-time delay, low pass lens: A lens is provided. The lens includes a first two-dimensional (2-D) grid of capacitive patches and a first sheet layer. The first sheet layer includes a dielectric sheet and a second 2-D grid of capacitive patches. The dielectric sheet has a front surface and a back surface. The first 2-D... Agent:
20130322502 - Method, equipment, system, and program product for activating dsl: Embodiments of the present invention provide a method for activating a DSL. The method includes: sending, by a central office equipment, a sync frame period indication message to a customer premises equipment, where a sync frame period indicated by the sync frame period indication message is smaller than a specified... Agent:
20130322506 - High-speed signaling systems with adaptable pre-emphasis and equalization: A signaling system includes a pre-emphasizing transmitter and an equalizing receiver coupled to one another via a high-speed signal path. The receiver measures the quality of data conveyed from the transmitter. A controller uses this information and other information to adaptively establish appropriate transmit pre-emphasis and receive equalization settings, e.g.... Agent: Rambus, Inc.
20130322505 - Method of detecting a direction of arrival of at least one interference signal and system to carry out said method: A method of detecting a direction of arrival of at least one interference signal interfering a wanted signal in a plurality of received signals involves receiving, by a number of antennas of an antenna array, a number of signals, identifying an interference signal in the received signals, applying a beam... Agent: Astrium Gmbh
20130322503 - Non-instrusive network surveillance and characterization: In a system (20) handles plural communication channels (26), pre-configured instrumentation code (50) is loaded into a common program memory. The instrumentation code (50) is used to generate a surveillance element (70). The surveillance element (70) comprises multi-dimensional execution criteria and executable surveillance code configured to cause performance by a... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)
20130322504 - System and method for discovering and verifying a hybrid fiber-coaxial topology in a cable network environment: A method in an example embodiment can include polling a first cable modem in a cable network and receiving a first response message from the first cable modem identifying a downstream frequency detected by the first cable modem. The method further includes determining the downstream frequency is split between at... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.
20130322507 - Phase tracking in communications systems: The present invention includes a method of determining a phase estimate for an input signal having pilot symbols. The method includes receiving a plurality of pilot symbols, and then multiplying two or more pilot symbol slots by corresponding correlator coefficients to correct a phase estimate of the input signal.... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130322508 - Antenna selection technique for fast diversity: A fast diversity technique using either an EESM or a capacity computation can determine antenna selection in a wireless communication device. A fast Fourier transform (FFT) for the EESM/capacity computation can be performed with consecutive samples of a single symbol period of a short training field (STF) of a packet... Agent: Qualcomm Atheros, Inc.
20130322509 - Implementing blind tuning in hybrid mimo rf beamforming systems: A system and a method for applying a blind tuning process to M antennas coupled via N beamformers to a multiple input multiple output (MIMO) receiving system having N channels, wherein M>N, are provided herein. The method includes the following steps: Periodically measuring channel fading rate at a baseband level... Agent: Magnolia Broadband Inc.
20130322510 - Signal line routing to reduce crosstalk effects: A signaling system is disclosed. The system includes a transmitter comprising an encoder to encode a data signal such that the encoded data signal has a balanced number of logical 1s and 0s. The system also includes a receiver having a decoder to decode the encoded data signal, and a... Agent: Rambus Inc.
20130322511 - Method and apparatus for synchronization of data and error samples in a communications system: A method and apparatus for processing input data signals transmitted in a continuous mode, or in a burst mode, of signal transmission, such as in a satellite or a computer network communications system. A receiver receives input data signals and a buffer stores the received input data. Processing circuitry generates... Agent: Hughes Network Systems, LLC
20130322512 - Receiver with four-slice decision feedback equalizer: A decision feedback equalizer (DFE) slice for a receiver includes a plurality of non-speculative DFE taps; and 3 speculative DFE taps, wherein the 3 speculative DFE taps comprise first and second multiplexer stages, each of the first and second multiplexer stages including 4 comparator latches, each of the 4 comparator... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130322515 - Data transmission system and method: A data transmission system includes a transmission device having a first control module for generating a first control signal. A first transformation module is coupled to the first control module for transforming an original data into a transmission data according to the original data and the first control signal. A... Agent: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.
20130322514 - Digital radio producing, broadcasting and receiving songs with lyrics: A system and means for the proprietary data stream format encoding of songs with lyrics in a digital radio broadcasts in a produced data stream that can be individually distributed to terrestrial and satellite digital radio broadcasters. The proprietary pre-encoding of song information with possible PAD data (Program Associated Data),... Agent:
20130322513 - Video transmission and reconstruction: Systems and methods for reducing the bandwidth required to transmit video streams related to faces re described herein. In some aspects, contour information from face recognition technology is captured at a transmitting device and sent to a receiving device. The contour information may be used to reconstruct the face at... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130322521 - Automatic temporal layer bit allocation: Disclosed herein are techniques and computer readable media containing instructions arranged to determine a bit allocation for a temporal base layer and at least one temporal enhancement layer. The techniques are enhanced to yield improved reproduced quality for the case where both a temporal base layer and at least one... Agent:
20130322522 - Compact cumulative bit curves: Embodiments of the present invention provide a compact representation of a cumulative bit curve formed from piece-wise straight line approximations between upper and lower bounds about an actual cumulative bit curve (CBC). In one embodiment the lower bounds are found by applying a constraint such that if a delivery rate... Agent: British Telecommunications Public Limited Company
20130322518 - Image coding method, image decoding method, image coding apparatus, image decoding apparatus, and image coding and decoding apparatus: An image coding method includes: performing Sample SAO processing on Y signal, Cb signal, and Cr signal which are included in a target block; performing arithmetic coding on a first flag indicating whether or not an SAO parameter, which indicates details of the SAO processing, of the target block is... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130322523 - Method and apparatus for reduction of in-loop filter buffer: A method and apparatus for in-loop processing of reconstructed video are disclosed. The method and apparatus configure the in-loop processing so that the processing requires no pixel or reduced pixels from other side of a virtual boundary. When the in-loop processing of the to-be-processed pixel requires a pixel from the... Agent: Mediatek Inc.
20130322520 - Moving picture coding method, moving picture coding apparatus, moving picture decoding method, and moving picture decoding apparatus: The moving picture coding method for coding an input image includes: converting a value of a first parameter into a first binary signal, the first parameter identifying a type of a sample offset process to be applied to a reconstructed image corresponding to the input image; and coding at least... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130322516 - Systems and methods for generating multiple bitrate streams using a single encoding engine: Various embodiments are disclosed for generating multiple output bitrates of a video processing device for encoding video. The method comprises receiving video data comprising a plurality of frames encoding, by a single encoding engine, the received video data to generate a plurality of bitstreams corresponding to different bitrates by sharing... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130322517 - Systems and methods for the reuse of encoding information in encoding alternative streams of video data: Systems and methods for reusing encoding information in the encoding of alternative streams of video data in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. In one embodiment of the invention, encoding multimedia content for use in adaptive streaming systems, includes selecting a first encoding level from a plurality of... Agent: Divx, Inc.
20130322519 - Video processing method using adaptive weighted prediction: The present disclosure provides a video processing method using adaptive weighted prediction. The video processing method includes dividing a reference frame into a plurality of reference divisional areas, dividing a current frame into a plurality of current divisional areas, calculating absolute values of differences between respective average brightness values of... Agent: Core Logic Inc.
20130322525 - Image processing device and image processing method: Provided is an image processing device including an acquiring section configured to acquire quantization matrix parameters from an encoded stream in which the quantization matrix parameters defining a quantization matrix are set within a parameter set which is different from a sequence parameter set and a picture parameter set, a... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130322527 - Method and apparatus for quantization level clipping: A method and apparatus for clipping a transform coefficient are disclosed. Embodiments according to the present invention avoid overflow of the quantized transform coefficient by clipping the quantization level adaptively after quantization. In one embodiment, the method comprises generating the quantization level for the transform coefficient of a transform unit... Agent: Mediatek Singapore Pte. Ltd.
20130322524 - Rate control method for multi-layered video coding, and video encoding apparatus and video signal processing apparatus using the rate control method: A rate control method for multi-layered video coding, a video encoding apparatus and a video signal processing system employing the rate control method. In the rate control method for multi-layered video coding, encoding statistical information is generated based on the result of encoding input video data on a first layer.... Agent:
20130322526 - Video encoding device, video decoding device, video encoding method, and video decoding method: In order to increase the encoding efficiency of a quantization step size, this video encoding device comprises a quantization step size encoding unit for encoding a quantization step size that controls the granularity of quantization. The quantization step size encoding unit includes a step size prediction unit for predicting the... Agent: Nec Corporation
20130322528 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: An image processing apparatus includes: a quantization parameter determination section which determines a reference quantization parameter; a back search section which detects a detected quantization parameter for each coding unit; a coding section which codes the input image for each coding unit; a feedback control section which confirms the generated... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130322530 - Encoding and reconstruction of residual data based on support information: Decoder processor hardware reproduces a support plane including a set of support values. The set of support values is derived from combining a sequence of multiple original sets of values. The decoder processor hardware receives compensation information. The decoder processor hardware utilizes the compensation information to produce preliminary renditions of... Agent:
20130322533 - Encoding device: A coding device that achieves reduction in a circuit size and in the number of processing cycles is obtained. A coding device includes a first arithmetic unit that calculates a first difference value between an input image and a predicted image with respect to each of blocks having a first... Agent: Megachips Corporation
20130322531 - External pictures in video coding: A video encoder generates a syntax element that indicates whether a video unit of a current picture is predicted from an external picture. The external picture is in a different layer than the current picture. Furthermore, the video encoder outputs a video data bitstream that includes a representation of the... Agent:
20130322532 - High dynamic range codecs: A method for encoding high dynamic range (HDR) images involves providing a lower dynamic range (LDR) image, generating a prediction function for estimating the values for pixels in the HDR image based on the values of corresponding pixels in the LDR image, and obtaining a residual frame based on differences... Agent: Max-planck-gesellschaft Zur Forderung Der Wissenschaften E.v.
20130322529 - Method and device for encoding and decoding a digital image signal: A method for encoding and decoding a digital image signal, and associated devices. A method for encoding a digital image signal represented by a set of digital samples includes applying a segmentor to a reference digital image signal to obtain subsets of digital samples and applying a same filter among... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130322534 - Motion vector regions: Coding techniques for a video image compression system involve improving an image quality of a sequence of two or more bi-directionally predicted intermediate frames, where each of the frames includes multiple pixels. One method involves determining a brightness value of at least one pixel of each bi-directionally predicted intermediate frame... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
20130322535 - Method for encoding and decoding images using plurality of reference images and device using method: Disclosed are a method for encoding and decoding images using a plurality of reference images and a device using the method. The decoding method comprises the steps of: decoding predictive direction information; and decoding reference picture index information on the basis of said predictive direction information. Thus, the invention can... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20130322544 - Apparatus and method for generating a disparity map in a receiving device: An apparatus and method for generating a disparity map in a receiving device, e.g., a set-top box, that enables user control for adjusting image depth in a stereo image set are provided. The apparatus and method provide for receiving a signal comprising a left eye image and a right eye... Agent: Thomson Licensing
20130322539 - Encoding method and apparatus: An embodiment of the present invention discloses an encoding method, including: collecting characteristic information of a macroblock, where the characteristic information is generated during encoding and includes a motion vector, inter-frame complexity, and intra-frame complexity of the macroblock that has undergone integer pixel motion estimation; determining a motion type of... Agent:
20130322537 - Estimation, encoding and decoding of motion information in multidimensional signals through motion zones, and auxiliary information through auxiliary zones: Computer processor hardware receives zone information specifying multiple elements of a rendition of a signal belonging to a zone. The computer processor hardware also receives motion information associated with the zone. The motion information can be encoded to indicate to which corresponding element in a reference signal each of the... Agent:
20130322545 - Image processing device and method: The present technique relates to an image processing device and method which can suppress an increase in an operation time. The image processing device has: an encoding control unit which, upon encoding independently performed per slice for dividing a picture into a plurality of pictures, controls whether or not to... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130322536 - Method and apparatus for processing a signal: Example embodiments are directed toward a method of decoding a multi-view video signal using a video decoding apparatus including using a global motion vector of a non-anchor current picture in a current view to determine a corresponding block. A reference block in the current view is then determined using motion... Agent:
20130322541 - Motion vector coding method and motion vector decoding method: A motion vector coding unit executes processing including a neighboring block specification step of specifying a neighboring block which is located in the neighborhood of a current block; a judgment step of judging whether or not the neighboring block has been coded using a motion vector of another block; a... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130322540 - Moving image decoding method, moving image encoding method, and moving image decoding apparatus: A moving image decoding method for decoding encoded data of an image partitioned into a plurality of blocks includes determining a predicted motion vector corresponding to a motion vector of a block to be decoded by using motion vector information, the motion vector information including a motion vector of an... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20130322543 - Moving picture coding method, moving picture coding apparatus, moving picture decoding method, and moving picture decoding apparatus: A moving picture coding method includes: determining whether or not a first block has two reference motion vectors for referencing a same direction that is one of a forward direction and a backward direction in display order, the first block being included in a first picture different from the current... Agent:
20130322538 - Reference index for enhancement layer in scalable video coding: An apparatus for coding video information according to certain aspects includes a memory unit and a processor in communication with the memory unit. The memory unit stores video information of a base, or reference, layer and an enhancement layer. The processor determines whether a base layer reference index is valid... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130322542 - Video encoding device, video decoding device, video encoding method, video decoding method, and program: A video encoding device includes encoding control means 11 for controlling an inter-PU partition type of a CU to be encoded, based on the maximum number (PA) of motion vectors allowed for an image block having a predetermined area and the number (PB) of motion vectors of an encoded image... Agent: Nec Corporation
20130322546 - Stream generation apparatus, stream generation method, stream processing apparatus, and stream processing method: A stream generation apparatus includes: a first processing unit which performs, on headers and quantized data, first processing including at least variable-length coding on the headers; a first transfer control unit which transfers the headers on which the first processing has been performed to a first storage area and the... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130322548 - Efficient decisions for deblocking: The present invention relates to deblocking filtering, which may be advantageously applied for block-wise encoding and decoding of image or video signal. In particular, the present invention relates to performing an efficient and accurate decision on whether or not to apply deblocking filtering on an image block. The efficient and... Agent:
20130322547 - Method of determining binary codewords for transform coefficients: A system is provided for determining a binary codeword for a symbol representing a transform coefficient within transform units (TUs) that divide up coding units (CUs) in a High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) system. The system determines a truncated rice prefix and, when a parameter variable is greater than zero,... Agent: General Instrument Corporation
20130322549 - Encoding apparatus, encoding method, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium: An encoding apparatus for encoding video data captured by a plurality of imaging units by a predetermined data unit, includes an encoding unit configured to refer to a first data unit included in video data captured by a first imaging unit to encode a second data unit included in the... Agent:
20130322552 - Capturing multiple video channels for video analytics and encoding: Video analytics may be used to assist video encoding by selectively encoding only portions of a frame and using, instead, previously encoded portions. Previously encoded portions may be used when succeeding frames have a level of motion less than a threshold. In such case, all or part of succeeding frames... Agent:
20130322551 - Memory look ahead engine for video analytics: Video analytics may be used to assist video encoding by selectively encoding only portions of a frame and using, instead, previously encoded portions. Previously encoded portions may be used when succeeding frames have a level of motion less than a threshold. In such case, all or part of succeeding frames... Agent:
20130322550 - Parallel parsing video decoder and method: A video decoding apparatus for decoding an encoded video bitstream having a sequence of video pictures, wherein at least one video picture is encoded in a plurality of slices, wherein each slice comprises a sequence of raster scan order blocks which can be decoded independently of another slice. The video... Agent:
20130322553 - Systems and methods for error resilience in video communication systems: Systems and methods for error resilient transmission and for random access in video communication systems are provided. The video communication systems are based on single-layer, scalable video, or simulcast video coding with temporal scalability, which may be used in video communication systems. A set of video frames or pictures in... Agent: Vidyo, Inc.
20130322554 - Long preamble and duty cycle based coexistence mechanism for power line communication (plc) networks: Embodiments of methods and systems for supporting coexistence of multiple technologies in a Power Line Communication (PLC) network are disclosed. A long coexistence preamble sequence may be transmitted by a device that has been forced to back off the PLC channel multiple times. The long coexistence sequence provides a way... Agent:
20130322556 - On-package input/output clustered interface having full and half-duplex modes: An apparatus and system for controlling traffic on an on-chip network. Embodiments of the apparatus comprise single-ended transmission circuitry and single-ended receiving circuitry on a first chip for coupling with a second chip, the transmission circuitry having impedance matching and lacking equalization, the receiving circuitry lacking equalization, the transmission circuitry... Agent:
20130322555 - Power dissipation management for wired transceivers: A system, method and apparatus for reducing a power consumed by a physical layer device (PHY). A length of a cable connecting the PHY to a link partner is determined. Based on the length, power provided to one or more components of the PHY, or any portion thereof, is reduced.... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130322557 - Device for selecting digital service streams, and method, computer program and storage means corresponding thereto: A device is positioned upstream of a modulator in a digital service stream broadcasting chain, and is adapted to receive a plurality of transport streams and to transmit a transport stream to a modulator, each transport stream encapsulating a digital service stream adapted to be broadcast by the modulator, the... Agent: Enensys Technologies
20130322561 - Beamformer phase optimization for a multi-layer mimo system augmented by radio distribution network: A system for selecting optimal phase combinations for RF beamformers in a MIMO hybrid receiving systems augmented by RF Distribution Network. The system addresses the issue of providing beamforming gains for a plurality of layers using one common set of weights for each beamformer. The specification may be based on... Agent: Magnolia Broadband Inc.
20130322562 - Method and apparatus for antenna tuning and transmit path selection: Certain aspects of the present disclosure propose a method and an apparatus for antenna tuning and transmit path selection in an RF system. A method may include antenna diversity path selection by (optionally) diagnosing damaged antennas, tuning antennas, and selecting an antenna with better performance. Embodiments can be used in... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130322559 - System and method for discrete gain control in hybrid mimo/rf beamforming: A system for selectively and discretely amplifying or attenuating antennas in a hybrid multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) radio distribution network (RDN) receiving system is provided herein. The system includes a MIMO receiving system comprising a MIMO baseband module having N branches; an RDN connected to the MIMO receiving system, the RDN comprising... Agent: Magnolia Broadband Inc.
20130322560 - System and method for distinguishing between antennas in hybrid mimo rdn systems: A system for distinguishing between any one of a plurality of antennas in a multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) system having an augmented number of antennas is provided herein. The system includes a MIMO receiving system having N branches and configured to operate in accordance with a channel estimation MIMO receiving scheme; a... Agent: Magnolia Broadband Inc.
20130322558 - Systems and methods for enhanced rf mimo system performance: A system for enhancing performance of a multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) receiving system is provided. The performance enhancement system includes a MIMO receiving system having N branches and is configured to operate in accordance with one or more legacy MIMO receiving classes, types and schemes; a radio distribution network (RDN) connected to... Agent: Magnolia Broadband Inc.
20130322565 - Beamforming and/or mimo rf front-end: An RF front-end includes a transmit adjust module, a PA module, an antenna coupling circuit, a LNA module, and a receive adjust module. The transmit adjust module adjusts coordinates of up-converted analog signals when in a first transmit mode and adjusts coordinates of a plurality of up-converted analog signals when... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130322563 - Communication device, method, computer-program product and apparatus for transmitting a pilot sequence with a reduced peak-to-average power ratio contribution: A communication device for transmitting a pilot sequence is described. The communication device includes pilot generation circuitry configured for generating a pilot sequence with a reduced peak-to-average power ratio contribution after rotation. The communication device also includes transmitter circuitry configured for transmitting the pilot sequence.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130322566 - Precoding method, precoding device: Disclosed is a precoding method for generating, from a plurality of baseband signals, a plurality of precoded signals that are transmitted in the same frequency bandwidth at the same time. According to the precoding method, one matrix is selected from among matrices defining a precoding process that is performed on... Agent:
20130322564 - Transmission method and transmission apparatus: Of any one of a transmission method X of transmitting modulated signal A and modulated signal B including the same data from a plurality of antennas and a transmission method Y of transmitting modulated signal A and modulated signal B having different data from the plurality of antennas, a base... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130322567 - Generation and application of a sub-codebook of an error control coding codebook: There is provided a method of encoding and decoding data using an error control code having a codebook G. The codebook G is a sub-codebook of a codebook P. Each codeword g in the sub-codebook G has an autocorrelation amplitude that is different from and higher than each correlation amplitude... Agent:
20130322568 - Methods, apparatuses, and systems for radio frequency management between devices: A peripheral electronic device (106) can be equipped with a coupler, which in one embodiment is a mechanical coupler (136). A radio-frequency interface (108) allows a radio-frequency transceiver (110) of one electronic device to take advantage of one or more antennas (1101,1102,1103,1104) disposed within the peripheral electronic device (106). For... Agent: Motorola Mobility, Inc.
20130322569 - Digital mobile passive leak detection for broadband communication system: Passive detection of a quadrature amplitude modulated (QAM) signal amid noise is achieved by detection of a spectral component of a detected signal that corresponds to a known QAM symbol rate in, for example, a QAM modulated broadband communication system (BCS). Improved authentication can be provided by simultaneously detecting symbol... Agent: Comsonics, Inc.
20130322576 - Accelerated carrier acquisition method for a digital communication receiver: A method of accelerated carrier signal acquisition for a digital communication receiver, the method comprising receiving a carrier signal by a receiver comprising a carrier recovery loop (CRL), setting the CRL to an open loop setting using a processor. setting a numerically controlled oscillator (NCO) within the CRL at a... Agent: Comtech Ef Data Corp.
20130322572 - Asynchronous sample rate converter for digital radio tuners: m
20130322577 - Detecting circuit and related detecting method: A detecting circuit includes: a first offset generating circuit, arranged to apply a first offset to an input signal pair and accordingly generate a first output signal pair; and a first sampling circuit, coupled to the first offset generating circuit, the first sampling circuit arranged to sample the first output... Agent: Mediatek Inc.
20130322575 - Method and user equipment for carrier aggregation: User equipment is provided for receiving an OFDM signal. The user equipment includes a plurality of carrier processing chains and a carrier aggregation module, aggregating the signals received on each carrier processed by the plurality of carrier processing chains. The aggregation module delivers a set of aggregated signals of the... Agent:
20130322570 - Phase noise extraction apparatus and technique: A phase noise extraction apparatus and technique that extracts phase noise induced by a component of a transmitter from a radio frequency (RF) signal and attenuates noise induced from other sources. The RF signal is digitized, modulation is removed, and the carrier is suppressed to provide a noise signal including... Agent: Agilent Technologies, Inc.
20130322571 - Sample rate estimator for digital radio reception systems: A method and apparatus for adjusting a sample rate for an asynchronous sample rate converter is disclosed. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes an asynchronous sample rate converter (ASRC) that is configured to receive a digital data stream provided at a first sample rate. The ASRC is configured to convert... Agent:
20130322574 - Using 3g/4g baseband signals for tuning beamformers in hybrid mimo rdn systems: A hybrid MIMO RDN 3G/4G receiving system which include M antennas for N MIMO branches, wherein M>N is provided herein. Each branch has a beamformer so that each of the beamformers includes at least one combiner configured to combine signals coming from the antennas coupled to a respective beamformer into... Agent: Magnolia Broadband Inc.
20130322573 - Using antenna pooling to enhance a mimo receiver augmented by rf beamforming: A system having a multi-layer (multi-stream) multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) receiving system, having a MIMO baseband module and a radio distribution network (RDN) connected to the MIMO receiving system. The RDN has two or more beamformers that are fed by two or more antennas, so that a total number of antennas in... Agent: Magnolia Broadband Inc.
20130322578 - Systems and methods for data processing including eet feedback: The present invention is related to systems and methods for data processing system characterization.... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20130322583 - Channel estimation processing for performance improvement in low snr regime: Disclosed is an improved channel estimation by post-processing of the channel response that is generated by a Golay correlator The processing is done using time-domain operations such as gating and filtering. Gating is performed on the estimated channel response taps in order to reduce the noise level. Pre-filtering the channel... Agent:
20130322581 - Matched filtered data samples processing: The invention relates to apparatuses, methods, a system, computer programs, computer program products and computer-readable media. Matched-filtered samples are conveyed instead of antenna samples, so that data rates in the interface between a remote radio head and the BTS or base band hotel may be lower. For detecting data, the... Agent: Nokia Siemens Networks Oy
20130322582 - Receiver, receiving method, and computer program: Provided is a receiving device which, even when a temporary degradation occurs in the propagation path environment during an AFC tracking operation, does not require an initial lead-in operation when the propagation path environment returns to normal and which has lower power consumption and shortened time during which communication is... Agent: Nec Casio Mobile Communications, Ltd.
20130322579 - Systems and methods for fast and precise frequency estimation: Systems and methods are provided for fast and precise estimation of frequency with relatively minimal sampling and relatively high tolerance to noise.... Agent: The Aerospace Corporation
20130322580 - Systems and methods for fast and precise frequency estimation: Systems and methods are provided for fast and precise estimation of frequency with relatively minimal sampling and relatively high tolerance to noise.... Agent: The Aerospace Corporation
20130322585 - Method and system for diversity processing utilizing a programmable interface suppression module: Aspects of a method and system for diversity processing utilizing a programmable interface suppression module may include one or more circuits that are operable to program an interference suppression module based on one or more interference cancellation parameters. A plurality of weighting factor values may be computed based on the... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130322584 - Systems and methods for fast and precise frequency estimation: Systems and methods are provided for fast and precise estimation of frequency with relatively minimal sampling and relatively high tolerance to noise.... Agent: The Aerospace Corporation
20130322586 - Apparatus and methods for adaptively resuming radio channel estimation: Methods and apparatus for resuming radio channel measurements and estimations after an interruption in reception. In one exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure, an adaptive solution is provided for channel estimation based at least in part on the reception interruption duration. In one variant, an LTE UE determines a windowing... Agent:11/28/2013 > 76 patent applications in 30 patent subcategories.
20130315285 - Method and apparatus for compensating for phase shift in a communication device: A method and apparatus for compensating is described, in which a tuning network is electrically coupled to an antenna and to a phase shift network. Baseband signals travel to and from the phase shift network. A controller communicatively linked to the tuning network and to the phase shift network receives... Agent: Motorola Mobility, Inc.
20130315284 - Method and apparatus for controlling adaptive rank multi antenna communication: A mobile terminal can receive N or less different data streams transmitted in parallel over N antennas. The number of different data streams actually transmitted in parallel to the mobile terminal corresponds to transmission rank. If the speed of the mobile terminal does not exceed a predetermined threshold, the mobile... Agent:
20130315287 - Device for broadband reception by autotransposition and application to the detection and characterization of radioelectric emissions: Use of an antennal base formed of two antennas which pick up the emissions present and produce two radioelectric signals S1 and S2. These two signals are used to produce at least one intermediate-frequency signal Fl by demodulation of one of the two signals by the other (autotransposition). The demodulation... Agent: Thales
20130315286 - Inferring presence and identity of non-linear devices on a powerline communication network: A non-liner device (NLD) between powerline communication (PLC) devices can introduce significant distortion into the channel being utilized by the PLC devices. This distortion can create errors and corrupt data transmitted by the PLC devices. When trying to mitigate the effects of the distortion introduced by NLDs, PLC devices conform... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130315288 - System and method for transmitting data through a digital interface: There are disclosed systems and methods that dynamically vary the word length of data being transmitted through a digital interface. In one embodiment, the method comprises: (i) obtaining at least one parameter indicative of a quality of a signal; (ii) if the at least one parameter indicates that the quality... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20130315291 - Method and system for baseband predistortion linearization in multi-channel wideband communication systems: An efficient baseband predistortion linearization method for reducing the spectral regrowth and compensating memory effects in wideband communication systems using effective multiplexing modulation technique such as wideband code division multiple access and orthogonal frequency division multiplexing is disclosed. The present invention is based on the method of piecewise pre-equalized lookup... Agent: Dali Systems Co., Ltd.
20130315290 - Methods and circuits for adaptive equalization: An integrated circuit equalizes a data signal expressed as a series of symbols. The symbols form data patterns with different frequency components. By considering these patterns, the integrated circuit can experiment with equalization settings specific to a subset of the frequency components, thereby finding an equalization control setting that optimizes... Agent: Rambus Inc.
20130315293 - Methood and apparatus for correcting frequency offset: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method and an apparatus for correcting a frequency offset. The method includes: receiving n channels of first signals; performing frequency offset correction processing on the n channels of first signals to obtain n channels of first corrected signals; acquiring n center tap coefficients... Agent:
20130315289 - Multiple synchronous iq demodulators: A system for synchronizing IQ demodulators includes IQ demodulators, phase-controlling devices, a reference signal, a phase detector, and a control device. The phase-controlling devices are each associated with one of the IQ demodulators for outputting an output signal to its associated IQ demodulator having a phase controlled by the associated... Agent: The Boeing Company
20130315292 - Ofdm pre-equalizing: For example in case of an OFDM multicarrier transmission system the transmission characteristics of subcarriers of a multicarrier transmission system using a plurality of antenna elements (3, 3′) can be adjusted. Particularly the power and the phase of the subcarriers can be adapted. To this object the subcarrier frequency channel... Agent: Sony Deutschland Gmbh
20130315294 - Serial communication apparatus: A serial communication apparatus includes a slew rate control circuit, an output circuit, a detection circuit, and a switching circuit. The slew rate control circuit has a predetermined impedance, and supplies a constant current from an output according to an input signal. In the output circuit, first capacitance is charged... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation
20130315295 - Image coding method, image coding apparatus, image decoding method, image decoding apparatus, and image coding and decoding apparatus: The image coding method for coding an input image includes: converting, into a bin string, an offset value used in an offset process to be applied to a pixel value of a reconstructed image corresponding to the input image; and performing bypass arithmetic coding on the bin string using a... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130315298 - Adaptive data transmission rate control for a wireless display device: A method, a computer readable medium and an apparatus to adaptively control a data transmission rate of a wireless display device. The method includes determining a current data transmission rate capacity of a wireless channel; and controlling a data transmission rate of a wireless transmission device based on the current... Agent:
20130315300 - Encoding method and device of video using data unit of hierarchical structure, and decoding method and device thereof: Provided are a method and a device for encoding a video by using a data unit of a hierarchical structure, and a method and a device for decoding the same. A video encoding device includes: a hierarchical encoder configured to encode a picture of a video based on a data... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130315299 - Method and apparatus for encoding/decoding image using variable sized macroblocks: A video encoding apparatus includes a candidate block type configuration unit for configuring block type candidates for encoding an image by using variable sized macroblocks; a video encoder for encoding an input image for each block type candidate; and a block type determiner for determining a block type based on... Agent: Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.
20130315297 - Moving picture coding method, moving picture decoding method, moving picture coding apparatus, moving picture decoding apparatus, and moving picture coding and decoding apparatus: A moving picture coding method includes: performing context adaptive binary arithmetic coding in which a variable probability value is used, on first information among multiple types of sample adaptive offset (SAO) information used for SAO that is a process of assigning an offset value to a pixel value of a... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130315296 - Systems and methods for adaptive selection of video encoding resources: Various embodiments for facilitating the adaptive selection of encoding tools in a video processing device. One embodiment, among others, is a method implemented in a video processing device for adaptively selecting video encoding tools. The method comprises receiving video data comprising a plurality of frames, determining a real-time available bandwidth... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130315301 - Image coding apparatus and method thereof: An image coding apparatus configured to support a coding scheme capable of selecting a size of a block to be coded from a plurality of sizes includes a quantization unit configured to assign a quantization step size to each block of an image to be coded and quantize each block,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130315302 - Method and apparatus for coding/decoding image: The present disclosure provides an apparatus for encoding a video including: a prediction unit to generate a predicted block of a current block; a subtraction unit to generate a residual block by subtracting the predicted block from the current block; a transformer to transform the residual block into a frequency... Agent: Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.
20130315305 - Image coding method, image decoding method, image coding apparatus, image decoding apparatus, and image coding-decoding apparatus: An image coding method includes: generating a predicted block; calculating a residual block; calculating quantized coefficients by performing transform and quantization on the residual block; calculating a coded residual block by performing inverse quantization and inverse transform on the quantized coefficients; generating a temporary coded block; determining whether or not... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130315303 - Method and apparatus for encoding video, and method and apparatus for decoding video: Disclosed are a method and a apparatus for encoding a video, and a method and apparatus for decoding a video, in which neighboring pixels used to perform intra prediction on a current block to be encoded are filtered and intra prediction is performed by using the filtered neighboring pixels.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130315304 - Method for binarizing intra prediction mode and method, apparatus, and system for decoding intra prediction mode: A method and an apparatus for binarizing an intra prediction mode are provided. The method includes: acquiring an intra prediction mode of a luma component; if the intra prediction mode of the luma component is one kind of prediction mode in M, modifying a value of a serial number of... Agent:
20130315306 - Personal video recorder: A sequence of picture slices is encoded as reference slices and non-reference slices, wherein the reference slices include B slices, by forming, for each B slice, at least one data packet containing data values derived from brightness and color information pertaining to the slice. The data packet for each B... Agent: General Instrument Corporation
20130315307 - Processing and reproduction of frames: A processor is configured to receive input data, divide an individual frame into blocks, compare the blocks with corresponding blocks of a first prediction frame for and identify changed blocks. In order to obtain an efficient solution for processing and reproducing frames, the processor is configured to include in generated... Agent: Gurulogic Microsystems Oy
20130315309 - Motion prediction or compensation method: Embodiments of the present invention provide a motion prediction or compensation method during a video coding and decoding process. A motion prediction or compensation method provided in the embodiments of the present invention includes: acquiring a candidate motion vector set; conducting a refined search for an optimal motion vector based... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
20130315308 - Moving picture coding method, moving picture coding apparatus, moving picture decoding method, moving picture decoding apparatus, and moving picture coding and decoding apparatus: A moving picture coding method includes: coding a coding target block using a motion vector; generating a plurality of motion vector predictors; and coding the motion vector using one of the plurality of motion vector predictors generated in the generating of a plurality of motion vector predictors. In the generating... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130315310 - Delta frame buffers: Presented herein is a system and method for reducing the total size of the frame buffer portion of a decoding circuit. The reduction in size is possible because first portions of B-pictures are displayed while second portions occurring later in the raster order are decoded. The foregoing allows the second... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130315314 - Block matching in motion estimation: A video processor comprises an instruction set of programmed operations for operating on video data. The instruction set has an instruction which corresponds to a programmed operation for performing a motion estimation calculation between pixel data in frames of video data. The programmed operation causes the processor to calculate a... Agent: Entropic Communications, Inc.
20130315311 - Image encoding/decoding device and method, and reference picture indexing device and method: The present disclosure provides an image encoding/decoding apparatus and method, and a reference picture indexing apparatus and method. The reference picture indexing apparatus includes: a candidate reference picture setting unit for setting candidate reference pictures; a priority order determining unit for determining a priority order of the candidate reference pictures... Agent: Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.
20130315312 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus for decoding an image coded in coding processes including (i) prediction on at least one prediction unit (PU) and (ii) frequency transform on transform units (TUs) included in a region including the at least one PU includes a processing unit configured to perform image processing for... Agent:
20130315313 - Method and apparatus for rounding coordinate value of non-integer pixel position motion vector: The present disclosure provides a method and an apparatus for rounding a coordinate value of a non-integer pixel position motion vector. The method includes: rounding a coordinate value of a non-integer pixel position motion vector, which includes: for each dimension of coordinates of the non-integer pixel position motion vector, when... Agent:
20130315315 - Video encoding method and video decoding method: A video encoding method using a plurality of reference pictures includes: selecting whether or not a resilient picture referencing scheme is to be used for encoding video; writing a parameter indicating the selection into a header of an encoded video bitstream; and encoding a picture using inter-picture prediction using a... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130315316 - Methods and devices for parallel encoding and decoding using a bitstream structured for reduced delay: Methods and devices for encoding and decoding that involve sorting bins according to their respective estimated probabilities to form subsequences, each subsequence having an associated estimated probability. Subsequences are encoded to form codewords. Ordered sets of phrases of known length are then formed from the codewords. Each first of the... Agent: Blackberry Limited
20130315317 - 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:
20130315318 - Double register array buffer for motion compensation: Provided are a method and apparatus for buffering image data for motion compensation. One of two buffers of a double register array buffer, i.e., a first buffer, is selected as a buffer in which data corresponding to a row of a block of an image is to be written and... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130315319 - Communicating distinct data over a single frequency using multiple linear polarized signals: A method and system for transmitting electromagnetic signals are provided. Data signals including a first data signal conveying first data, a second data signal conveying second data, and a third data signal conveying third data are provided. One or more transmitting devices transmit the first data signal and an inverse... Agent:
20130315322 - Communication device and communication method: A modulator 11 modulates an input signal in a predetermined modulation manner to generate a primary modulation signal. The serial-parallel converter 12 applies a serial-parallel conversion to a predetermined number of complex numbers and the primary modulation signal, and assigns the converted complex numbers and primary modulation signal to subcarriers... Agent: Icom Incorporated
20130315321 - Methods and apparatus for cyclic prefix reduction in mmwave mobile communication systems: To reduce the duration of a cyclic prefix used for a multiple input, multiple output (MIMO) communications channel, delay spread variations for different transmit/receive beam pair combination is estimated and used for fast beam switching and to support single user MIMO (SU-MIMO) even when the CP difference between two beams... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130315320 - Multi-carrier/technology peak power reduction: Disclosed is a system and method for peak power reduction on a plurality of frequency domain orthogonal frequency divisional multiplexing (OFDM) signal carriers and a plurality of time domain signal carriers in a communications system. The system includes a plurality of frequency domain carrier processing blocks configured to iteratively perform... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
20130315323 - Traveling pilots within single user, multiple user, multiple access, and/or mimo wireless communications: Pilot tones are included within symbols (e.g., orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) symbols) transmitted between wireless communication devices. The pilot tones occupy fewer than all tone locations in any given symbol, and the pilot tones occupy different respective locations within different symbols. Generally, these traveling pilots are assigned to different... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130315324 - Apparatus for cooperative mimo ofdm using non-data-aided timing synchronization: An apparatus for cooperative multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) is provided. The apparatus uses a new carrier assignment scheme (CAS) called generalized interleaved CAS, along with non-data-aided timing synchronization. With the generalized interleaved CAS, random OFDM signals are formed into patterns similar to unequal period synchronization patterns (UPSPs),... Agent: National Tsing Hua University
20130315336 - Channel sounding for improved system performance: A transmitter generates and transmits a low rate signal to its intended receiver. Upon receiving the low rate signal, the intended receiver generates and transmits a channel sounding response (CSR), said CSR being a short burst having a predefined transmit format and carrying predetermined information. The transmitter then analyzes the... Agent:
20130315325 - Method and apparatus of beam training for mimo operation: The disclosed invention provides an efficient method for beam training to enable spatial multiplexing MIMO operation and spatial combining in a wireless network. The invention discloses a simple and efficient beam-training algorithm and protocol for MIMO operation that operates in high SNR condition for reliable MIMO operation. In one novel... Agent: Mediatek Singapore Pte. Ltd.
20130315329 - Method and device for determining codebook generation mode: A method for determining codebook generation mode is disclosed by the present disclosure, comprising: A: grouping M kinds of ranks among N kinds of ranks supported by a user equipment (UE) into Z sets of rank, and for each set, respectively selecting a codebook generation mode from at least two... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
20130315337 - Method and user equipment for feeding back channel state information: The present document provides a method for feeding back channel state information and a user equipment. The method includes: a user equipment determining a second parameter y of a feedback mode according to the number of Channel-State Information-reference signals (CSI-RS) ports configured by a high layer signaling or according to... Agent: Zte Corporation
20130315327 - Multiple spatial channel transmission with rate control: A MIMO ARC transmitter derives demux streams (15, 20) carrying different parts of the information, at given data rates, processes each demux stream by coding and modulation (25, 30) before transmission over the channels, and varies (50, 165) the coding or modulation according to channel conditions, and controls the data... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.
20130315338 - Network coding by beam forming: Network coding by beam forming in networks, for example, in single frequency networks, can provide aid in increasing spectral efficiency. When network coding by beam forming and user cooperation are combined, spectral efficiency gains may be achieved. According to certain embodiments, a method includes operating a user equipment of a... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20130315328 - Precoding processing method, base station, and communications system: Embodiments of the present invention provide a precoding processing method, a base station, and a communications system. The precoding processing method includes: implementing beamforming on an antenna array according to information about a direction of arrival of a user equipment to obtain a transformation matrix; transforming a channel matrix according... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
20130315326 - Single stream phasetracking during channel estimation in a very high throughput wireless mimo communication system: In a multiple-input, multiple-output (MIMO) system, a wireless node's receive chain demodulation function is enhanced to include phase tracking. VHT Long Training Fields (LTFs) embedded in a frame preamble are used for phase tracking. Single stream pilot tones are added during transmission of VHT-LTFs. A receiver estimates the channel using... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130315339 - Transmission apparatus and method using pre-distortion: A transmission apparatus and method for transmitting data within a multi-carrier transmission system including two or more transmission apparatuses configured to transmit same data. To avoid destructive interferences the transmission apparatus includes a signal input configured to receive multi-carrier signals carrying data to be transmitted, a distortion unit configured to... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130315331 - Wireless communication system, wireless communication apparatus, and wireless communication method: A wireless communication system is disclosed. The wireless communication system performs data transmission using spatially multiplexed streams from a first terminal including N antennas to a second terminal including M antennas (N and M are integers larger than or equal to 2 and N>M).... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130315332 - Wireless communication system, wireless communication apparatus, and wireless communication method: A wireless communication system is disclosed. The system performs data transmission from a first terminal including N antennas to a second terminal including M antennas using spatially multiplexed streams (N and M are integers larger than or equal to 2).... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130315333 - Wireless communication system, wireless communication apparatus, and wireless communication method: A wireless communication system is disclosed. The wireless communication system performs data transmission using spatially multiplexed streams from a first terminal including N antennas to a second terminal including M antennas (N and M are integers larger than or equal to 2 and N>M).... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130315334 - Wireless communication system, wireless communication apparatus, and wireless communication method: A wireless communication system is disclosed. The system performs data transmission from a first terminal including N antennas to a second terminal including M antennas using spatially multiplexed streams (N and M are integers larger than or equal to 2).... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130315335 - Wireless communication system, wireless communication apparatus, and wireless communication method: A wireless communication system is disclosed. The system performs data transmission from a first terminal including N antennas to a second terminal including M antennas using spatially multiplexed streams (N and M are integers larger than or equal to 2).... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130315330 - Wireless communication system, wireless comunication apparatus and wireless communication method: A wireless communication system which performs data transmission using spatially multiplexed streams from a first terminal including N antennas to a second terminal including M antennas (N is an integer of 2 or more and M is an integer of 1 or more) is disclosed. The system includes notifying means,... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130315340 - Multi-domain network coding: A communications network (20) comprises a network coding node (24) and a network decoding node (26). A method of operating a communications network (20) comprises, at the network coding node (24), performing multi-domain network coding upon a first signal and a second signal to obtain a network coded signal. The... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L_m Ericsson (publ)
20130315341 - Simultaneous communications jamming and enabling on a same frequency band: There is described the use of Digital Radio Frequency Memory (DRFM) modules to jam certain communication signals while allowing others to be received on a given frequency band. The DRFM modules exploit the multi-path phenomenon by using transmitted signals to cause full band destructive echoes and/or distortions. A set of... Agent:
20130315342 - Method and device for transmitting a preamble in a wireless communication system: A wireless communication system provides a method and device for transmitting a preamble. A transmitter generates a first preamble sequence used for frequency offset estimation and generates a second preamble sequence according to the transmission mode. The transmitter transmits the first and second preamble sequences. With respect to the second... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20130315343 - Transmitting apparatus, receiving apparatus, transmission method, and reception method: In a communication system in which propagation path error tolerance is improved by switching the modulation method or error correction method adaptively according to the state of the propagation path, signals MX, MY, CX, and CY indicating the modulation method and error correction method used by the transmitting side are... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130315345 - Mobile wireless communications device with separate in-phase (i) and quadrature (q) phase power amplification and power amplifier pre-distortion and iq balance compensation: A communications device, in one aspect as a portable wireless communications device, includes an in-phase modulator and power amplifier that receives a baseband I signal and modulates and amplifies the I signal. A quadrature modulator and power amplifier receives a baseband Q signal and modulates and amplifies the Q signal.... Agent: Blackberry Limited
20130315344 - Rf transmitter and method of operation: A linear RF transmitter (100) includes a forward path including a baseband signal combiner (109) and an RF (radio frequency) power amplifier (123), and a linearizing control loop from an output (127) of the RF power amplifier to an input of the combiner (109). A feedback control path (105, 107)... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20130315346 - Method and apparatus for parallel demodulation of high symbol rate data streams in a communications system: A dynamic and flexible architecture and methods for demodulation of high data-rate streams with high symbol-rates, such as in satellite communications systems or computer network communications systems, is provided. A data stream of a data transmission is received, the data stream corresponding to a plurality of data symbols. A plurality... Agent: Hughes Network Systems, LLC
20130315347 - System and apparatus for decoding tree-based messages: A system and techniques for decoding a message received over a communication channel comprises a receiver for receiving an encoded message. A sorting module is configured to organize candidate messages into a number of bins, sort the candidate messages within each bin., and output a group of candidate messages, the... Agent:
20130315348 - Low noise amplifiers for carrier aggregation: Low noise amplifiers (LNAs) supporting carrier aggregation are disclosed. In an exemplary design, an apparatus includes first and second amplifier stages, e.g., for a carrier aggregation (CA) LNA or a multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) LNA. The first amplifier stage receives and amplifies an input radio frequency (RF) signal and provides a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130315349 - Low power and compact area digital integrator for a digital phase detector: In an example embodiment, a phase-locked loop circuit may include a first circuitry to receive a reference signal and a source signal. The first circuitry may generate a correction signal for demonstrating a difference in phase between the reference signal and the source signal. The phase-locked loop may include a... Agent: Finisar Corporation
20130315351 - Reception device, reception method, and program: The present technology relates to a reception device, a reception method, and a program therefor that enable improvement in reception performance when information on a frequency band in which no data is transmitted is known. The reception device receives a broadcast wave of an OFDM signal transmitted from a transmission... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130315350 - Wireless communications system, wireless communications apparatus, wireless communications method and computer program for wireless communication: In performing SVD-MIMO transmission, a set-up procedure is simplified while assuring a satisfactory decoding capability with a reduced number of antennas. A transmitter estimates channel information based on reference signals sent from a receiver, determines a transmit antenna weighting coefficient matrix based on the channel information, calculates a weight to... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130315352 - Communication apparatus: The present invention is directed to reduction of operation amount of likelihood calculation (LLR calculation) in a communication apparatus for performing communications using an extended mapping in which a plurality of bit sequences are assigned to a single symbol point. A receiving unit receives a signal which is transmitted from... Agent: Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.
20130315353 - Processing samples of a received rf signal: Apparatus comprises: means configured to obtain a set of plural samples of signals, the set comprising at least one sample for each of L antenna elements of a receiver, where L is an integer greater than two and where the samples are of an RF signal that has been downconverted... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20130315354 - Reception of affine-invariant spatial mask for active depth sensing: A method operational on a receiver device for decoding a codeword is provided. At least a portion of a composite code mask is obtained, via a receiver sensor, and projected on the surface of a target object. The composite code mask may be defined by a code layer and a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130315355 - Wideband sampling with phase diversity: Method for operating a reception apparatus for radio-frequency signals, wherein at least two antennas (2, 4) for receiving and further processing the radio-frequency signals are provided, wherein the reception quality of the received radio-frequency signals is taken as a basis for effecting changeover, characterized in that the entire frequency range... Agent:
20130315356 - Techniques for decoding transmitted signals using reactive taboo searches (rts): Techniques for enabling an estimate of a transmittal signal vector, given a received signal vector and a channel matrix to be computed, are provided. An initial solution signal vector for the estimate is calculated, and based on the initial estimate, a pool of possible solutions is generated. Methods described herein... Agent: Indian Institute Of Science
20130315357 - Method and system for interference cancellation: Aspects of a method and system for interference cancellation substantially as shown in and/or described in connection with at least one of the figures, as set forth more completely in the claims. In this regard, a receiver may be operable to receive a differential signal via a differential channel, and... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130315358 - Methods for detection of failure and recovery in a radio link: A method, telecommunication apparatus, and electronic device for detecting a status of a radio link are disclosed. A transceiver 302 may maintain a radio link with a network base station 104. A processor 304 may map channel state information to a synchronization status associated with the radio link based on... Agent:
20130315359 - Adaptive frequency synthesis for a serial data interface: Various embodiments of the present invention relate to systems, devices and methods of oversampling electronic components where high frequency oversampling clock signals are generated internally. The generated oversampling clock is automatically synchronous with the input clock and the input serial data in a serial data link, and is adaptive to... Agent:11/21/2013 > 51 patent applications in 30 patent subcategories.
20130308685 - Wireless communication device, wireless communication system, and frequency allocation method: A composite wireless device including a WLAN device and a BT device. The composite wireless device includes a wireless-channel control unit that determines usable FH channels that can be used for frequency hopping of the BT device, based on communication quality information of the WLAN channel, and notifies the BT... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20130308686 - Transmission and detection in multiple-antenna transmission systems: An apparatus includes a transmit diversity encoder configured to use a block code of a length greater than one for encoding at least two consecutive symbols. A first symbol of the at least two consecutive symbols is dedicated to a first user and the second symbol of the at least... Agent: Intel Mobile Communications Gmbh
20130308687 - Virtual floating correlators for gps sensor: In one embodiment, a correlator of a global positioning system receiver in a global positioning system receives a sample satellite signal. The correlator includes a signal comparator configured to receive the sample signal, a first normalized estimate signal, and a second normalized estimate signal. The signal comparator generates a first... Agent: Avidyne Corporation
20130308688 - Lex signal tracking method, positioning signal receiving method, lex signal tracking program, positioning signal receiving program, lex signal tracking device, positioning signal receiving device and mobile terminal: A LEX signal tracking method of continuously tracking a LEX signal is provided. The LEX signal broadcast from a Quasi-Zenith Satellite is demodulated. A weekend approach notification signal Snear is generated based on a time within a week obtained from the demodulated LEX signal. A state of a Long code,... Agent: Furuno Electric Co., Ltd.
20130308689 - Resource sharing in a telecommunications environment: A transceiver is designed to share memory and processing power amongst a plurality of transmitter and/or receiver latency paths, in a communications transceiver that carries or supports multiple applications. For example, the transmitter and/or receiver latency paths of the transceiver can share an interleaver/deinterleaver memory. This allocation can be done... Agent: Tq Delta, LLC
20130308691 - Split microwave backhaul architecture allowing for bandwidth changes between an indoor and outdoor unit: A microwave backhaul architecture for remodulating data to increase a capacity of a corresponding wireless link is provided. The microwave backhaul architecture includes an indoor communication unit (IDU) configured to perform modulation and/or demodulation of the data and to perform a conversion of the data. The data is configured to... Agent:
20130308690 - Systems, methods, and apparatus for reducing mobile device power consumption relative to periodic data packet transfers: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and apparatus for aligning data packet transmission calls to a modem processor 304, 306, 308 of a mobile communication device 300 in order to enable the modem processor 304, 306, 308 to remain in a dormant state for a greater percentage of time. Alignment can... Agent: Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc.
20130308693 - Calibration sub-system for telecommunication systems: A calibration sub-system for calibrating a unit of a distributed antenna system is provided. The calibration sub-system includes a signal generator, a receiver, and a processor. The signal generator provides test signals to a communication path that are generated based on modification schemes for an in-phase signal component (“I component”)... Agent: Andrew LLC
20130308692 - Communication system with feedback mechanism and method of operation thereof: A method of operation of a communication system includes: determining a channel estimate based on an arriving communication for characterizing a channel; calculating a conditional measure based on the channel estimate for characterizing the channel at a subsequent index; generating a channel-based probability function using the conditional measure, the channel-based... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130308694 - Decision feedback equalizer: A decision feedback equalizer that can operate at higher speed is provided. The decision feedback equalizer includes a weighting addition circuit (adder 21, coefficient units Tap1a, Tap2 to Tapn) that sums an input signal to weighted versions of feedback signals FB1 to FBn, n being an integer not less than... Agent:
20130308695 - Method and system for adaptive tone cancellation for mitigating the effects of electromagnetic interference: Aspects of a method and system for adaptive tone cancellation for mitigating the effects of interference are provided. In this regard, an Ethernet PHY may receive one or more signals via a corresponding one or more physical channels and generate one or more estimate signals, each of which approximates interference... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130308697 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: Provided is an image processing apparatus, including: a first encoder section configured to encode some frames of image data, to thereby create first encoded data; a rate controlling section configured to control a bit rate of the first encoded data created by the first encoder section, to thereby create low-frame-rate... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130308696 - Method and apparatus for sample adaptive offset without sign coding: A method and apparatus for sample adaptive offset without sign coding. The method includes selecting an edge offset type for at least a portion of an image, classifying at least one pixel of at least the portion of the image into edge shape category, calculating an offset of the pixel,... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20130308699 - Audio-visual content delivery: In one embodiment, an edge server in a content-distribution network (CDN) stores a video asset in the form of partially encoded transport-stream chunks, where the partial encoding does not include quantization processing. When the edge server receives a request from a user device for a particular segment of the asset... Agent: Home Box Office, Inc.
20130308698 - Rate and distortion estimation methods and apparatus for coarse grain scalability in scalable video coding: Mode-dependent rate and distortion estimation methods for coarse grain scalability (CGS) in scalable video coding (SVC) are provided. The rate and distortion values of a base layer and an enhancement layer are estimated based on different combinations of a block partition size of the base layer block, a transform block... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute
20130308700 - Method and system for communicating multimedia using reconfigurable rateless codes and decoding in-process status feedback: A method and system use capacity-approaching rateless code to communicate multimedia data even with very short codewords, such as 64 bits or less, via erasure and noise channels. The method provides a way to design the edge degree distribution of rateless codes for any arbitrary channel. Based on an equivalent... Agent:
20130308702 - Motion picture encoding apparatus: Suppression of prediction error accumulating in an intra prediction is described. A motion picture encoding apparatus that performs encoding processing for each pixel block using a motion picture encoding method includes intra prediction processing for generating a prediction image using correlation of pixels therearound, and in the intra prediction processing,... Agent: Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.
20130308701 - Video coding with large macroblocks: Techniques are described for encoding and decoding digital video data using macroblocks that are larger than the macroblocks prescribed by conventional video encoding and decoding standards. For example, the techniques include encoding and decoding a video stream using macroblocks comprising greater than 16×16 pixels. In one example, an apparatus includes... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130308703 - Image coding method, image decoding method, image coding apparatus, and image decoding apparatus: An image coding method includes: selectively adding a motion vector of each of one or more associated blocks to a list; selecting a motion vector from the list as a selected motion vector; and coding a current block to be coded or a motion vector of the current block using... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130308705 - Image coding method, image decoding method, image coding apparatus, and image decoding apparatus: An image coding method includes: generating a first flag indicating whether or not a motion vector predictor is to be selected from among one or more motion vector predictor candidates; generating a second flag indicating whether or not a motion vector predictor is to be selected from among the one... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130308706 - Image coding method, image decoding method, image coding apparatus, image decoding apparatus, and image coding and decoding apparatus: An image coding method includes: (i) determining, for each of one or more associated blocks, whether to add a motion vector of the associated block to a list, and (ii) adding the motion vector of the associated block to the list when determining that the motion vector of the associated... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130308704 - Method for encoding and decoding image and device using same: The method for deriving a temporal motion vector predictor according to the present invention comprises the steps of: selecting a reference picture for a current block; deciding a predictor block corresponding to a predetermined storage unit block, as a reference prediction unit for the current block, in the reference picture;... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20130308707 - Methods and device for data alignment with time domain boundary: Apparatus and methods of using content information for encoding multimedia data are described. A method of processing multimedia data includes obtaining content information of multimedia data, and encoding the multimedia data so as to align a data boundary with a frame boundary in a time domain, wherein said encoding is... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130308708 - Video coding method, video decoding method, video coding apparatus and video decoding apparatus: A moving picture coding method includes: making a determination as to whether or not to code all blocks in a current picture in the skip mode; setting, based on a result of the determination, a first flag indicating whether or not a temporally neighboring block is to be referenced, a... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130308709 - Tile size in video coding: A video encoder arranged to encode a video sequence, the video encoder comprising: a partitioning module arranged to partition the video sequence into tiles, wherein the tile size is greater than a predetermined minimum tile size; and at least one encoding module arranged to encode the tiles.... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
20130308710 - Video processing system for scrambling layered video streams and methods for use therewith: A video processing system includes a video encoder that encodes a video stream into an independent video layer stream and a first dependent video layer stream that requires the independent video layer for decoding. A scrambling module scrambles the independent video layer stream to produce a scrambled independent video layer... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130308711 - Video coding: A method includes receiving a data signal that includes a plurality of encoded frames in a first access unit, receiving a data message indicative of a similarity between a portion of a first one of the plurality of encoded frames and a portion of a non-successive second one of the... Agent: Core Wireless Licensing S.a.r.l
20130308712 - Clock synchronization method, apparatus, and system: A clock synchronization method, apparatus, and system are provided according to the embodiments of the present invention. The method includes: receiving time information TM1 from a central office side, in which the time information TM1 is obtained by the central office side by reading a local clock of the central... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
20130308715 - Apparatus and method for channel state information codeword construction for a cellular wireless communication system: A mobile station configured to receive transmissions from a two-dimensional array of antennas at a base station is provided. A main processor of the mobile station is configured to estimate first and second channel states and determine a co-phasing scalar component for each of multiple groups of antennas in the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
20130308714 - Codebook and feedback design for high order mimo: Aspects of the present disclosure relate to techniques that may be utilized in networks with base stations and/or mobile devices that use large number of antennas or multi-dimensional arrays of antennas.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130308713 - Full and partial compressed feedback formats for wlan: In a method of providing channel state information determined at a first communication device to a second communication device, a channel estimate matrix H describing a forward communication channel between the first communication device and the second communication device is determined at the first communication device. Feedback descriptive of the... Agent: Marvell World Trade Ltd.
20130308717 - Millimeter-wave transceiver with coarse and fine beamforming with interference suppression and method: Embodiments of millimeter-wave transceivers with coarse and fine beam steering with interference suppression are generally described herein. In some embodiments, a millimeter-wave transceiver configured for multipath reception of multicarrier signals and includes RF circuitry to receive multicarrier signals through at least two independently controllable sub-arrays from first and second directions,... Agent:
20130308716 - Wireless communication system, reception device, and transmission device: A wireless communication system includes a plurality of transmission devices, each of which transmits signals resulting from precoding performed for a plurality of resources, and a reception device that receives at least one desired signal and a plurality of undesired signals, the number of which is greater than or equal... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20130308722 - Active antenna arrangement for transmitting precoded signals in a communication system, base station, methods and computer programs: The invention relates to an active antenna arrangement for transmitting precoded signals in a communication system supporting multi-stream beam-forming. The active antenna arrangement comprises: three or more active antenna devices each comprising an antenna element and a power amplifier; at least a first and a second splitter, each arranged to... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
20130308723 - Communication apparatus and communication method: When a determination is made that communication by an SM scheme is suitable, a setting unit performs switching from a communication level by an STC scheme to the communication level by the SM scheme, between the communication level at a first level of MCS by the space-time coding scheme and... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20130308720 - Multicarrier-signal receiving apparatus and multicarrier-signal transmitting apparatus: A multicarrier-signal transmitting apparatus comprising a rotation-amount setting unit configured to set a phase rotation amount for each subcarrier of a plurality of subcarrier groups, the phase rotation amount being set with a setting selected from a first setting and a second setting, the first setting being such that the... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20130308719 - Superposition coding for network communication: The apparatus, systems, and methods described herein may operate to encode a first part of a message into an index, and to encode a second part of the message into a sequence of matrices such that at least one of row spaces or rank of the matrices is determined by... Agent: The Chinese University Of Hong Kong
20130308721 - System and method for data scrambling to reduce the crest factor in an ofdm waveform: A method is provided for reducing the peak power level in a combination of orthogonal frequency division multiplexed (OFDM) tones. The method is particularly effective when the information to be communicated is digital data consisting of long patterns of “1”s or “0”s. The digital data of the message is combined... Agent: At&t Mobility Ll LLC
20130308718 - System and method for digital signaling: Systems and methods for communicating digital data associated with amplitudes and phases of a virtual periodic waveform having a designated period between components connected by n conductors include, in one embodiment, circuitry that converts a first amplitude and a first phase to a first corresponding voltage or current and applies... Agent: Brilliant Points, Inc.
20130308724 - Catv transmission system using analog small form factor pluggable modules: A method includes reading operation parameters from a non-volatile memory located in a pluggable module that is coupled to a host module; processing the operational parameters with a processor located in the host module to control operation of a predistortion circuit located in the host module; adding predistortion to a... Agent: Aurora Networks
20130308726 - Method and apparatus for sending signals: Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method and an apparatus for sending signals to suppress outband interference effectively in a simple way. The method of the present invention includes: grouping subcarriers in a spectrum into edge subcarriers of the spectrum and non-edge subcarriers of the spectrum; precoding data to... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
20130308725 - Transmitter with quantization noise compensation: The invention discloses a transmitter comprising a pulse encoder for creating pulses from the amplitude of an input signal to the transmitter, a compensation signal generator for cancelling quantization noise caused by the pulse encoder, a mixer or I/Q modulator for mixing an output of the pulse encoder with the... Agent:
20130308727 - Multi-layer beam forming method and user equipment (ue) for implementing multi-layer beam forming: The disclosure provides a multi-layer beam forming method. The method includes: according to an obtained transmitting weight value of each space channel layer, obtaining a signal-to-noise ratio of a data stream, arriving at a receiving side, of each layer; according the obtained signal-to-noise ratio of the data stream, arriving at... Agent: Zte Corporation
20130308728 - Radio-receiver circuit: A radio-receiver circuit. The radio receiver circuit comprises an analog-to-digital conversion unit. The analog-to-digital conversion unit comprises an analog-to-digital converter, ADC, and a filter operatively connected to an input terminal of the ADC in a receive path of the radio-receiver circuit. The radio-receiver circuit further comprises a control unit adapted... Agent:
20130308729 - Demapper for a multiple-input, multiple-output symbol receiver: A method, implementable on a multiple-input, multiple-output symbol receiver, includes selecting a hypothesis for a second symbol value U2 from among the set of fixed constellation points, calculating a hypothesis for a first symbol value U1 from the resultant selected U2 value, and generating a first half of counter-hypotheses from... Agent: Dsp Group Ltd.
20130308730 - Method for sensing wireless microphones using augmented spectral correlation function: A method for detecting wireless microphone signals based on an augmented spectral correlation function is provided. The method includes obtaining an augmented spectral correlation function (SCF) of acquired digital signals based on a SCF of the digital signal and a conjugate SCF proposed in the present invention, calculating a statistic,... Agent: University Of Science And Technology Of China
20130308731 - Wireless lan communication device, relevant signal processing circuit, and method thereof: A wireless LAN communication device includes an amplifying circuit, an interference detection circuit, a false alarm counting circuit, and a control circuit. The amplifying circuit is configured to operably provide a gain to wireless signals. The interference detection circuit is configured to operably detect adjacent channel interference signals to generate... Agent: Realtek Semiconductor Corp.
20130308733 - Receiver apparatus, reception method, communication system, and communication method: A receiver apparatus includes a channel estimator (b106) to perform channel estimation. The channel estimator includes an interim channel impulse estimating unit (b106-1) that calculates an interim channel impulse response estimation value, a path extracting unit (b106-3) that extracts a path for use in calculation of a channel impulse response... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20130308732 - Remote interference cancellation for communications systems: An interference cancellation system (ICS) may be used with a communication system to prevent or minimize interference from one or more sources. The ICS may receive radio frequency (RF) signals comprised of one or more signals of interest (SOI) and multiple interfering signals. An interference estimation processor (IEP) may be... Agent:
20130308734 - Channel quality estimation: In a wireless modem which comprises a first receiver and a second receiver it is detected whether or not user data transmission is taking place. If user data transmission is detected, a second channel quality value is continuously estimated using the second receiver. If no user data transmission is detected,... Agent: Renesas Mobile Corporation
20130308735 - Circuits and methods for eliminating reference spurs in fractional-n frequency synthesis: Disclosed are circuits and method for reducing or eliminating reference spurs in frequency synthesizers. In some implementations, a phase-locked loop (PLL) such as a Frac-N PLL of a frequency synthesizer can include a phase frequency detector (PFD) configured to receive a reference signal and a feedback signal. The PFD can... Agent:11/14/2013 > 86 patent applications in 37 patent subcategories.
20130301681 - Frequency hopping for dynamic spectrum access: Described is a technology by which available radio frequency channels are switched/varied by communicating devices according to a frequency hopping pattern. The pattern may be a pseudorandom pattern, which may be weighted based at least in part on channel interference data. As also described herein, interference-related data may be used... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20130301682 - Light monitoring system with antenna diversity: Methods, systems, and apparatuses, including computer programs encoded on computer-readable media, for receiving monitor data from a lighting equipment monitor. A data stream is created based upon the monitor data. A first signal strength of a signal from the access point received at a first antenna is measured. A second... Agent:
20130301683 - Fault circuit indicator system using a random phase multiple access system: Methods, systems, and apparatuses, including computer programs encoded on computer-readable media, are configured for receiving monitor data from a fault circuit indicator. A data stream is created based upon the monitor data. The data stream is spread with a common pseudo-noise (PN) code that is used by a plurality of... Agent:
20130301685 - Methods and systems for ofdm using code division multiplexing: In some embodiments of the invention, OFDM symbols are transmitted as a plurality of clusters. A cluster includes a plurality of OFDM sub-carriers in frequency, over a plurality of OFDM symbol durations in time. Each cluster includes data as well as pilot information as a reference signal for channel estimation.... Agent:
20130301684 - Pre-phase error correction: A CDMA communication system includes a signal processor which encodes voice and nonvoice signals into data at various rates, e.g. data rates of 8 kbps, 16 kbps, 32 kbps, or 64 kbps as I and Q signals. The signal processor selects a specific data rate depending upon the type of... Agent:
20130301686 - Chip-level processing for joint demodulation in cdma receivers: A CDMA multi-code joint demodulation solution in which impairment suppression and channel matching operations are performed prior to despreading. Embodiments include a linear front end that performs chip-level suppression of signal components that are not included in a subsequent joint demodulation process. The pre-processing stage also carries out metric preparation... Agent:
20130301687 - Symbol-level code-specific joint detection for cdma receivers: Techniques are disclosed for processing a received spread spectrum signal containing multiple signals of interest and one or more interfering signals with known spreading codes. An example method begins with the generation of a despread signal vector for each signal of interest, for a given symbol time, using a corresponding... Agent:
20130301688 - Full duplex wireless transmission with channel phase-based encryption: A method comprising: at a first transceiver, transmitting a plurality of signals to a second transceiver and receiving corresponding receive signals from the second transceiver, wherein each transmitted signal is sent using a channel perturbation; measuring a plurality of phase values, wherein each phase value is a phase difference between... Agent:
20130301690 - Capacitive isolated voltage domains: In some embodiments, a receiver circuit is configured to receive a modulated signal from a transmitter that is galvanically isolated from the receiver circuit. The receiver circuit is configured to demodulate the modulated signal by using two comparator circuits that respectively detect the presence or absence of first and second... Agent:
20130301689 - System and method for controlling electromagnetic interference in portable electronic devices having a radio frequency subsystem: A portable electronic device that has a radio frequency communication subsystem operationally connected switch-mode power supply subsystem. The switch-mode power supply subsystem generates a pulse-width modulation electrical signal that produces electromagnetic interference. The switch-mode power supply subsystem can reduce the slew rate of the pulse-width modulation electrical signal when the... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20130301691 - On-chip interferers for standards compliant jitter tolerance testing: Systems and methods that facilitate on-chip testing are provided. An integrated circuit can include a transmitter configured to transmit a communications signal via a communications channel. The integrated circuit can also include a receiver configured to receive the communications signal via the communications channel. A jitter creation module also can... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130301692 - Method for ranging without docsis chipset: A method and test instrument for performing a ranging measurement in a DOCSIS network, uses low cost and general purpose electronics instead of a DOCSIS chipset. A downstream CATV receiver, including a CATV tuner and QAM demodulator, accepts the downstream signals from a CMTS. The output of the demodulator is... Agent:
20130301693 - Data exchange between antenna and modem of mobile device: In one embodiment, a method includes accessing data encoding a response shift in a signal received through an antenna of a mobile device. The signal corresponds to wireless communication to the mobile device from another device. The response shift is detected and encoded by a modem of the mobile device... Agent:
20130301695 - Data receiver, data communication system, and data communication method: A data receiver is disclosed, including an equalization process part, a multi-value oversampling part, and an equalization controller. The equalization process part equalizes serial received data before binarization and outputs the serial received data being equalized. The multi-value oversampling part binarizes the serial received data being equalized by multiple threshold... Agent:
20130301694 - System and method for testing a radio frequency (rf) multiple-input-multiple-output (mimo) device under test (dut): A system and method for testing a radio frequency (RF) multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) device under test (DUT) in which system costs are minimized by using fewer precision RF MIMO testing subsystems together with lower precision integrated RF MIMO signal conversion circuitry to test the DUT.... Agent: Litepoint Corporation
20130301696 - Equalization of transmissions: Transmissions from mid-bus test equipment to a first device and from a second device to the mid-bus test equipment are equalized. Equalization instructions are passed from the first device through the mid-bus test equipment to the second device. The mid-bus test equipment changes the quality of transmissions sent to the... Agent:
20130301697 - Blind equalization in a single carrier wideband channel: a DD LMS blind equalizer, wherein: the blind equalizer uses a finite impulse response filter with tap weights that are adaptively updated using a filter tap update algorithm, wherein blind equalization of one of an in-phase (I) channel and a quadrature (Q) channel is carried out by maximizing the Euclidean... Agent:
20130301698 - Method and apparatus for dram 2d video word formatting: Certain embodiments of the invention provide a method and apparatus for DRAM 2D video word formatting. In one aspect of the invention, words of data in a DRAM may be arranged for optimal DRAM operating efficiency. The data organization may utilize a 2-dimensional array of samples, for example. In one... Agent:
20130301699 - Apparatuses and methods for estimating bitstream bit counts: Examples of methods and apparatuses for estimating bit counts of a bitstream are described herein. An entropy encoder may include a bitstream encoding module and a bit count estimation module. The bitstream encoding module may be configured to encode a plurality of syntax elements according to a first encoding technique.... Agent: Magnum Semiconductor, Inc.
20130301701 - Electronic device and motion compensation method: An electronic device for motion compensation is provided. The electronic device has a processing unit configured to perform a decoding program on a video bitstream to output decoding data, wherein the decoding data has a plurality of inter-prediction macroblocks, and the processing unit further generates a plurality of first pixel... Agent: Via Telecom, Inc.
20130301703 - Method of content adaptive video encoding: A method of content adaptive encoding video comprising segmenting video content into segments based on predefined classifications or models. Based on the segment classifications, each segment is encoded with a different encoder chosen from a plurality of encoders. Each encoder is associated with a model. The chosen encoder is particularly... Agent:
20130301702 - Scalable video coding with enhanced base layer: Disclosed is a method comprising: (a) receiving a layer 0 bitstream, the layer 0 bitstream including coding information for the layer 0 bitstream; (b) receiving a layer 1 bitstream, the layer 1 bitstream including coding information for the layer 1 bitstream; and (c) reconstructing the layer 0 bitstream using previously... Agent: Motorola Mobility LLC
20130301704 - Video coding / decoding with re-oriented transforms and sub-block transform sizes: Techniques and tools for video coding/decoding with sub-block transform coding/decoding and re-oriented transforms are described. For example, a video encoder adaptively switches between 8×8, 8×4, and 4×8 DCTs when encoding 8×8 prediction residual blocks; a corresponding video decoder switches between 8×8, 8×4, and 4×8 inverse DCTs during decoding. The video... Agent:
20130301700 - Video encoding device and encoding method thereof: A video encoding device includes a codec unit to encode first image data to be output as a bitstream and to generate a rate control signal according to a result of the encoding and a pre-processor to perform a decimation operation on second image data successive to the first data... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130301705 - Video-encoding method and apparatus for same and video-decoding method and apparatus for same using a selective scan mode: Provided are encoding and decoding methods and apparatuses for a video by selectively determining and using a scan mode. The video encoding method includes: generating transformation coefficients by performing transformation based on a transformation unit to encode an image; determining a scan mode, from among a plurality of scan modes,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130301711 - Compression and decompression of reference images in a video encoder: Methods and devices transform image data, which are transformed by a compression filter before being compressed and stored in a reference image memory. In an extension, an inverse transformation to that of the compression filter is performed by a decompression filter when image data from the reference memory are read... Agent:
20130301707 - Encoding and decoding methods and apparatuses with multiple image block division manners: An encoding method with multiple image block division manners is disclosed, including: determining a division manner and a division direction of an image block; dividing the image block to obtain image subblocks sequentially arranged horizontally or vertically; determining whether the image subblocks need subdivision, and if subdivision is not needed,... Agent:
20130301710 - Image decoding device, image encoding device, and method thereof: A lossless decoding unit 52 takes quantization parameters of decoded blocks spatially or temporally adjacent to a block to be decoded, as selection candidates, and extracts, from stream information, difference information indicating difference as to a prediction quantization parameter selected from the selection candidates. A quantization parameter calculating unit 59... Agent:
20130301708 - Image predictive coding device, image predictive coding method, image predictive coding program, image predictive decoding device, image predictive decoding method, and image predictive decoding program: An image predictive encoding device of an embodiment obtains motion information, for acquiring from a previously-reconstructed reference picture, a signal highly correlated with a pixel signal of a target region serving as an encoding target. The motion information contains prediction modes of candidates for selection, the prediction modes being a... Agent:
20130301709 - Method and apparatus for encoding/decoding video using bidirectional intra prediction: The present disclosure provides a method and apparatus for encoding and decoding a video. In particular, the apparatus for encoding a video includes an offset calculator to calculate an offset between pixels of neighboring blocks corresponding to an intra prediction direction; and a prediction unit to adaptively perform an intra... Agent:
20130301706 - Motion sensor assisted rate control for video encoding: The system and methods for motion sensor assisted rate control for video encoding are described herein. An apparatus for encoding video content comprises a sensor and an encoder. The sensor is configured to provide motion information relating to the apparatus. The encoder is configured to encode the video content based... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130301712 - Interleave block processing ordering for video data coding: Systems and methods for interleaving video sub-blocks in video coding are described herein. In one aspect, an apparatus includes a memory and a video coder. The memory stores a first video block and a second video block. The first video block and the second video block include sub-blocks. The video... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130301720 - Image encoding/decoding method and apparatus for same: According to the present invention, an image encoding/decoding method comprises the steps of: performing an intra prediction on a current block so as to generate a prediction block; performing filtering on a filtering target pixel in the prediction block on the basis of the intra prediction mode of the current... Agent:
20130301717 - Intra prediction method and apparatus, and image encoding/decoding method and apparatus using same: The present disclosure relates to an intra prediction method and apparatus and an image encoding/decoding method and apparatus using the same. The disclosure provides the intra prediction apparatus that predicts the pixel values of respective pixels in a current block by weight-averaging the pixel values of one or more adjacent... Agent: Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.
20130301714 - Method and apparatus for encoding/decoding image for performing intraprediction using pixel value filtered according to prediction mode: a decoding unit receiving encoded data and reconstruct an intra prediction mode by decoding a bitstream of the encoded data; a dequantization unit dequantizing the quantized transformed residual block to reconstruct a transformed residual block; an inverse transform unit inversely transforming the transformed residual block to reconstruct a residual block;... Agent: Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.
20130301716 - Method and device for coding and decoding images: A method and a device for coding and decoding images are disclosed. The method for coding images includes: determining a second length according to a direction of a division line, a scale value, and a position parameter value; determining a division mode of the image block according to the direction... Agent:
20130301718 - Methods and devices for forming a prediction value: A method and device form a prediction value. A prediction direction is locally described by nonlinear trajectories. The prediction direction can be used in forming a prediction value to achieve a more accurate prediction determination. The method and device can be used in image compression or image-sequence compression.... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
20130301719 - Moving picture coding method and moving picture decoding method: A moving picture coding method includes: judging whether or not is to be performed on a coding target block; (b) judging, when the result of the judgment in step (a) is TRUE, whether or not the coding target block is a block that does not refer to at least part... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130301721 - Multiview image encoding method, multiview image decoding method, multiview image encoding device, multiview image decoding device, and programs of same: A multiview image encoding method includes, a view synthesis step for generating a view synthesis image at an encoding target view using a reference view image, a prediction image candidate generation step for generating plural intra prediction image candidates for each encoding target region using decoded images in already-encoded regions... Agent: Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corporation
20130301715 - Prediction method in coding or decoding and predictor: The present application provides a prediction method for use in an image block encoding or decoding process. The method includes obtaining availability information of reference blocks of a current image block, and determining whether the reference blocks are available according to the availability information, where the reference blocks of the... Agent:
20130301713 - Systems and methods for intra prediction video coding: Systems and methods for intra prediction video coding are described herein. In one aspect, an apparatus includes a processor and a memory. The processor divides a video block into a plurality of video sub-blocks having a first size. The video block includes video units and has an intra prediction mode,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130301722 - Image coding and decoding method, image data processing method, and devices thereof: The present invention discloses a method for coding an image, a method for decoding an image, a method for processing image data, and devices thereof. The method for coding the image includes: determining a current intra coding block that uses a constrained intra prediction method among current inter coded frames;... Agent: Huawie Technologies Co., Ltd.
20130301723 - Video encoding apparatus and video encoding method: A video encoding apparatus includes: an obtaining unit which sequentially obtains pictures included in video signals; and an encoding unit which (i) encodes an anchor picture in a first video signal using only an intra prediction, and outputs the anchor picture in an I-picture format, (ii) encodes an anchor picture... Agent:
20130301724 - Image predict coding method, image predict coding device, image predict coding program, image predict decoding method, image predict decoding device, and image predict decoding program: A predictive coding system performs predictive encoding by determination of an optimum prediction mode from prediction methods for a pixel signal of a target block. A predicted signal is generated according to the determined mode, and a residual signal is determined. The residual signal and the optimum prediction mode are... Agent:
20130301725 - Efficient mode decision method for multiview video coding: A method for determining a macroblock (MB) coding mode for a current MB in a dependent view. A window around a co-located MB in a base view is determined, wherein the co-located MB is a MB in the base view having a same location as the current MB in the... Agent: Ati Technologies Ulc
20130301736 - Image coding method and image decoding method: An image coding method of coding a current block to be coded using a first reference index indicating a first reference picture and a first motion vector, includes: calculating, using a second reference index and a second motion vector used to code a corresponding block, a third reference index and... Agent:
20130301728 - Image coding method, image decoding method, image coding apparatus, and image decoding apparatus: An image coding method includes: deriving a candidate for a motion vector predictor from a neighboring motion vector; adding the candidate to a list; selecting a motion vector predictor from the list; coding a current block; and coding a current motion vector. In the deriving, the candidate is derived according... Agent:
20130301733 - Image processing device and method: The present technology relates to an image processing device and method able to improve encoding efficiency. An image processing device includes a predictor prediction unit predicting a predictor used in the current block from information of a predictor used in a peripheral block positioned in the periphery of the current... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130301737 - Image processing device and method: The present technique relates to an image processing device and method that can increase encoding efficiency. A table selection unit (343) compares the difference (distance) dPOC calculated by a distance calculation unit (342) with a distance threshold dPOC_th supplied from a distance threshold acquirement unit (341), and, in accordance with... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130301729 - Interpolation of video compression frames: Coding techniques for a video image compression system involve improving an image quality of a sequence of two or more bi-directionally predicted intermediate frames, where each of the frames includes multiple pixels. One method involves determining a brightness value of at least one pixel of each bi-directionally predicted intermediate frame... Agent:
20130301731 - Method and apparatus for encoding video in consideration of scanning order of coding units having hierarchical structure, and method and apparatus for decoding video in consideration of scanning order of coding units having hierarchical structure: A method and apparatus for decoding a video and a method and apparatus for encoding a video are provided. The method for decoding the video includes: receiving and parsing a bitstream of an encoded video; extracting, from the bitstream, encoded image data of a current picture of the encoded video... Agent:
20130301726 - Method and associated apparatus for video decoding: A method for video decoding includes: dividing a plurality of luma component data of a reference frame into a plurality of primary data and a plurality of secondary data, respectively stored in a first memory region and a second memory region; accessing the first memory region to perform a motion... Agent: Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.
20130301735 - Moving picture coding method and moving picture decoding method: A moving picture coding apparatus includes a co-located block information determination unit which determines which one of a forward reference block and a backward reference block will be a co-located block and further determines whether only the unidirectional motion vector of the motion vectors of the co-located block is to... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130301727 - Programmable and scalable integer search for video encoding: Methods and systems for efficient searching of candidate blocks for inter-coding and/or intra coding are provided. In one innovative aspect, an apparatus for performing motion estimation is provided. The apparatus includes a processor configured to identify a number of candidate blocks of a frame of video data to be searched,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130301730 - Spatial domain prediction encoding method, decoding method, apparatus, and system: In embodiments of the present invention, a first reference point and a second reference point that correspond to a prediction point are obtained from an upper reference edge and a left reference edge of a prediction block respectively according to a position of the prediction point in the prediction block... Agent:
20130301732 - Video coding / decoding with motion resolution switching and sub-block transform sizes: Techniques and tools for video coding/decoding with motion resolution switching and sub-block transform coding/decoding are described. For example, a video encoder adaptively switches the resolution of motion estimation and compensation between quarter-pixel and half-pixel resolutions; a corresponding video decoder adaptively switches the resolution of motion compensation between quarter-pixel and half-pixel... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20130301734 - Video encoding and decoding with low complexity: A target number of motion information predictors to be used for an image portion to encode is obtained. A first set of motion information predictors is obtained each associated with an image portion having a predetermined spatial and/or temporal relationship with the image portion being encoded. Duplicates are eliminated to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130301738 - Modified coding for a transform skipped block for cabac in hevc: In an example, an electronic device of a decoder is configured to obtain a bit stream and recover a binary symbol from the obtained bit stream. The electronic device is configured to determine whether the binary symbol is to be decoded using a modified transform skip mode. The electronic device... Agent:
20130301739 - Image processing apparatus and method: The present technology relates to an image processing apparatus and a method capable of performing a quantization process or an inverse quantization process more suitable for contents of an image. A lossless decoding unit 202 decodes coded data read from an accumulation buffer 201 at a predetermined timing. A sub... Agent:
20130301741 - Method and apparatus for packetizing data: A method for packetizing data representing a video sequence comprising a first frame and a second frame. The method comprising determining for at least one first area of a plurality of first areas of the first frame a second area of a plurality of second areas of the second frame... Agent:
20130301740 - Video noise injection system and method: A technique is provided for processing decoded video data to mask visual compression artifacts resulting from video compression. In accordance with this technique, a hardware block is provided for generating and adding random noise to the decoded video stream. In one embodiment, a random number is generated for each pixel... Agent: Apple Inc.
20130301743 - Image processing device and image processing method: Provided is an image processing device including a decoding section configured to decode an image from an encoded stream, a horizontal filtering section configured to apply a deblocking filter to a vertical block boundary within an image to be decoded by the decoding section, a vertical filtering section configured to... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130301742 - Unified fractional search and motion compensation architecture across multiple video standards: Methods and systems for performing at least one of video encoding and video decoding are disclosed. In one implementation, the system includes a controller configured to determine a video standard associated with a portion of the video data, each portion of the video data associated with one of a plurality... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130301744 - Method for transmitting a signal from a transmitter to a receiver in a power line communication network, transmitter, receiver, power line communication modem and power line communication system: A method for transmitting a signal from a transmitter over a channel to a receiver on a Power Line Network, wherein said signal is OFDM-modulated on a set of sub-carriers, is proposed, wherein an OFDM tonemap and an eigenbeamforming encoding matrix are determined based on a channel estimation for each... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130301745 - Power over ethernet for bi-directional ethernet over single pair: A magnetics based hybrid circuit, comprising a receiver side transformer and a transmitter side transformer is described. Power is supplied via respective inductive elements coupled to respective first end of the receiver side transformer and the transmitter side transformer. A DC blocking element is further provided in series between the... Agent: Microsemi Corporation
20130301746 - Codebook based downlink multi-user interference alignment scheme: A method for operating a receiver having multiple receive antennas to process a signal from a first affiliated transmitter and align interference from a second interfering transmitter includes providing a codebook of predefined matrices. Each predefined matrix has an identifier associated therewith. A first channel matrix and a second channel... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20130301749 - Precoding matrix index selection process for a mimo receiver based on a near-ml detection, and apparatus for doing the same: A Process for selecting a Precoding Matrix Index (PMI) in a Multiple In Multiple Out (MIMO) receiver of a wireless communications comprising a base station communicating with User Equipments through a downlink and uplink channel, said base station applying a precoding on the transmit symbol vector based on a matrix... Agent: St-ericsson Sa
20130301748 - Wireless communication throughput enhancement based on delayed channel gain information: Channel gain information is utilized for determining linear, or non-linear, combinations of transmitted symbols to increase symbol throughput. The base station recombines symbols directed to different receivers in response to the channel gain information. Channel gain information, which is subject to delay, has been previously utilized merely for predicting current... Agent: The Regents Of The University Of California
20130301747 - Wireless transmission with channel state perturbation: Generating a channel codebook by identifying a subset of antenna configurations from a plurality of antenna configurations of an antenna associated with a transmitter by: transmitting a sequence of symbols from the transmitter to a receiver using the plurality of antenna configurations, wherein each antenna configuration provides a unique transmission... Agent:
20130301750 - Methods and systems for multi-level data transmission: A method for multi-level data transmission includes encoding a data signal to be transmitted into N multi-level signals in accordance with an encoding table, where the data signal is characterized with a stream of binary data segments each of which has a data length of M bits, transmitting simultaneously the... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation
20130301751 - Apparatus and method for determining a precoding matrix: An apparatus for determining a target precoding matrix from a plurality of precoding matrix candidates is provided. The apparatus includes a covariance matrix value provider, a real part determiner and a precoding matrix determiner. The precoding matrix determiner is adapted to determine the target precoding matrix from the plurality of... Agent: Intel Mobile Communications Gmbh
20130301752 - Modulated impulse generating apparatus and transmission apparatus: A modulated impulse generating apparatus includes a source signal generator that generates a source signal, a first oscillation unit that, when activated, a signal having extracts a desired frequency component from the source signal generated by the source signal generator and causes amplitude of the extracted signal to increase, a... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20130301753 - Circuit device and electronic apparatus: A circuit device includes a communication circuit that includes at least one of a reception circuit and a transmission circuit, and an adjustment signal generating circuit that outputs an adjustment signal which adjusts a transconductance of an adjustment target circuit included in the communication circuit. The adjustment signal generating circuit... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20130301754 - Frequency modulator having digitally-controlled oscillator arranged for receiving modulation tuning word and phase-locked loop tuning word and/or receiving fractional tuning word obtained through asynchronous sampling and integer tuning word: A frequency modulator includes a digitally-controlled oscillator (DCO) arranged for producing a frequency deviation in response to a modulation tuning word and a phase-locked loop (PLL) tuning word. In addition, another frequency modulator includes a DCO and a DCO interface circuit. The DCO is arranged for producing a frequency deviation... Agent:
20130301755 - Converter communication method and apparatus: A communication method includes detecting at a gate drive unit a change of state of a command signal that is received via a command link of the gate drive unit and initiating, responsive to the change of state of the command signal, a blanking period in which the gate drive... Agent:
20130301756 - Apparatus and method for decoding a received signal: An apparatus for decoding a received signal is provided. The received signal has been transmitted by conducting a transmission. The apparatus for decoding includes a detector and a filter application unit. The detector is configured to detect whether the transmission is a SU-MIMO transmission or a MU-MIMO transmission. The filter... Agent: Intel Mobile Communications Gmbh
20130301758 - Method and apparatus for turbo receiver processing: One aspect of the present invention concerns the management of processing resource allocations for a Turbo receiver, where such resources are consumed from a finite resource budget within a defined processing time interval. The contemplated Turbo receiver attempts to allocate more processing resources to those demodulation and/or Turbo decoding tasks... Agent:
20130301761 - Methods and systems for orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (ofdm) multiple zone partitioning: Aspects of the invention include methods and devices for inserting data and pilot symbols into Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) frames having a time domain and a frequency domain. A method involves inserting in at least one zone of a first type a two dimensional array of data and pilot... Agent:
20130301760 - Methods, apparatus and computer programs for signal interference ratio estimation: Methods, apparatus and computer programs are provided for performing signal interference ratio estimation with respect particularly to non-constant modulus data. A method is provided that includes causing one or more data symbols to be demodulated resulting in one or more soft bits. An estimate is determined for a second order... Agent: Renesas Mobile Corporation
20130301759 - Receiving device and receiving method: A receiving device for receiving OFDM signals in which arrangement of pilot signals changes with symbol time, includes: an inverse Fourier transform unit configured to calculate an impulse response by performing an inverse Fourier transform on pilot signals included in a received signal; a first Doppler frequency estimation unit configured... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20130301757 - Signaling to support advanced wireless receivers and related devices and methods: Various devices and methods are provided that use signaling to support advanced wireless receivers. For example, a method includes receiving an input signal at a user equipment. The input signal includes a desired signal and an interfering signal, where the desired signal defines symbols using constellations. The method also includes... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.
20130301762 - Reception apparatus and reception method: A reception apparatus including: a receiver configured to receive a symbol including a plurality of bits and to calculate each of likelihoods for each of the plurality of bits, and a processor configured to quantize each of the likelihoods based on each of numbers of quantization bits for each of... Agent:
20130301764 - Automatic gain control techniques for detecting rf saturation: Functionality can be implemented for automatic gain control (AGC) in a wireless network device to determine whether to change the gain of the wireless network device based on determining the strength of an RF signal. At various time instants, the strength of the RF signal can be compared against different... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130301763 - Power adjusting method and apparatus: A power adjusting method and apparatus provided by embodiments of the present invention relate to the field of communications. The power adjusting method of this embodiment includes: receiving a signal from a sending end, where the signal includes a cyclic prefix (CP) signal; detecting and acquiring first receiving power and... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
20130301765 - Method and apparatus utilizing multiple transmission receivers: A communications method uses simultaneously at least two receivers to reduce a need for data retransmissions. When using multiple receivers it is enough that at least one of the receivers outputs a correct bit set which are preferably checked by Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC). The method comprises the following to... Agent: Renesas Mobile Corporation
20130301766 - Impulse noise mitigation under out-of-band interference conditions: An impulse noise mitigation circuit (INMC) may set a cut-off frequency of each of two high pass filters to bound a frequency bandwidth of a desired signal, wherein a first of the two filters allows frequencies higher than the frequency bandwidth of the desired signal, and a second of the... Agent:Previous industry: Thermal measuring and testing
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