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12/04/2014 > 75 patent applications in 34 patent subcategories.

20140355654 - Radio receiver for detecting an additive white gaussian noise channel: The method disclosed herein is implemented in a radio receiver to detect an AWGN channel, where the radio receiver comprises a rake receiver. The radio receiver receives signals transmitted via a propagation channel from a transmitter, and determines that the propagation channel is an AWGN channel when a filtered version... Agent: St-ericsson Sa

20140355655 - Built in self test and method for rf transceiver systems: Integrated circuit transceiver circuitry (2) includes a first resonant circuit (3A) coupled to a narrowband interface (6,7A,7B,21) between a first amplifier (3,20) and an interfacing circuit (4,8,9,44), including a programmable first reactive element (C) and a second reactive element (L). Amplitude sensing circuitry (42) senses a maximum amplitude of an... Agent:

20140355656 - Operation method of vehicle system: An operation method of a vehicle system, the vehicle system includes a host and cooperates with a mobile device. The operation method includes: connecting the mobile device and the host wirelessly. wherein the mobile device is detachably connected to the host; receiving a touch input at the mobile device to... Agent: Asustek Computer Inc.

20140355657 - Communication modem for supporting multiple interfaces and method of setting an interface in the same: Disclosed is a method of setting an interface in a communication modem supporting a plurality of interfaces. The method includes determining a first mode in which an interface to the device is set in advance when it is detected to receive a signal from a device connected to the communication... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140355658 - Modal pam2/pam4 divide by n (div-n) automatic correlation engine (ace) for a receiver: A correlation engine includes a first register configured to receive a test data signal, a second register configured to receive a main data signal, first shift logic configured to shift the test data signal by a predetermined value between 0 and 3 symbols, second shift logic configured to shift the... Agent:

20140355659 - Receiving apparatus and method for accelerating equalization convergence: A receiving apparatus applied to a receiving end of a communication device having an equalizer is provided. The receiving apparatus includes a filter and a channel estimator. The filter filters a received signal to reduce a multipath effect of the received signal and outputs a filtered signal. The channel estimator... Agent: Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.

20140355660 - Wireless communication device and weight coefficient computation method: A wireless communication device includes a reception processing circuit including a weight coefficient computation circuit that includes a computation circuit to compute a weight coefficient which is used for removing a distortion of a reception signal caused by a multi-path, and which of each of fingers corresponds to each of... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140355661 - Decision feedback equalizer ('dfe') with a plurality of independently-controlled isolated power domains: A Decision Feedback Equalizer (DFE) that includes: a plurality of input signal lines comprising at least one data signal line and a plurality of power control signal lines; at least one output signal line; and a plurality of independently-controlled isolated power domains, where each independently-controlled isolated power domain is coupled... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140355662 - Pipelined charge redistribution decision feedback equalizer (dfe) for a receiver: A pipelined decision feedback equalizer (DFE) includes a programmable digital-to-analog converter (DAC) configured to provide a programmable voltage to a plurality of decision feedback equalized (DFE) sections, a capacitive element associated with each DFE section, the capacitive element coupled to an input connection by a first switch and coupled to... Agent:

20140355663 - Pipelined programmable feed forward equalizer (ffe) for a receiver: A programmable feed forward equalizer (FFE) includes a plurality of unit cells, each unit cell comprising a capacitive element coupled to an input connection by a first switch and coupled to an output connection by a second switch. The FFE also comprises clock logic configured to control the first switch... Agent:

20140355665 - Adaptive video reference frame compression with control elements: An access encoder reduces power consumption during video playback and recording by reducing the bandwidth between a processor and a memory. A graphical user interface allows user selection, or software control, over the tradeoff between battery life and video quality. Battery life can be increased (decreased) by activating the access... Agent: Altera Corporation

20140355666 - Advanced depth inter coding based on disparity of depth blocks: In one example, the disclosure is directed to techniques that include, for each prediction unit (PU) of a respective coding unit (CU) of a slice of a picture of the video data, determining at least one disparity value based at least in part on at least one depth value of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140355669 - Context reduction for context adaptive binary arithmetic coding: A reduction in the number of binarizations and/or contexts used in context adaptive binary arithmetic coding (CABAC) for video coding is proposed. In particular, this disclosure proposes techniques that may lower the number contexts used in CABAC by up to 56.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140355670 - Image processing device and image processing method: A deblocking filter 24 performs filtering of decoded image data obtained by decoding image data encoded for each block, so as to remove block distortion. If at least one of block sizes on adjacent sides of two adjacent blocks is extended larger than a predetermined block size, a filter setting... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140355667 - Method and apparatus of luma-based chroma intra prediction: A method and apparatus for luma-based chroma intra prediction for a current chroma block are disclosed. The chroma intra predictor is derived from reconstructed luma pixels of a current luma block according to the chroma sampling format. Depending on the chroma sampling format, either sub-sampling, down-sampling or no processing is... Agent: Mediatek Singapore Pte. Ltd.

20140355668 - Method and system for controlling video frame encoding: A method of enabling iterative encoding of a video frame by a video encoder, comprising obtaining a video-encoder-state resulting from encoding of a previous input video frame and previous to encoding of a current input video frame, copying the video-encoder-state giving rise to a reserved state and obtaining a candidate... Agent:

20140355664 - Optimizing video transfer: Methods of optimised video transfer are described in which display data is divided into a plurality of portions, each portion corresponding to a class of image data, and the different portions are encoded for transmission to a remote display device using different encoding schemes. In an embodiment, the composite display... Agent:

20140355671 - Bit-rate control for video coding using object-of-interest data: Systems, articles, and methods are described including bit-rate control for video coding using object-of-interest data.... Agent:

20140355674 - Compressing image data: Methods, systems, and computer programs for encoding and decoding image are described. In some aspects, an input data block and a prediction data block are accessed. A projection factor is generated based on a projection of the input data block onto the prediction data block. A scaled prediction data block... Agent:

20140355672 - Method for four-path tree structured vector quantization: Disclosed is a method for four-path tree structured vector quantization, comprising: (a) placing codebook vectors where magnitudes of vectors are arranged in order at lowermost nodes; (b) configuring upper nodes by averaging vector values of the lowermost adjacent four nodes; (c) calculating mean square errors to paths of the upper... Agent: Korea Aerospace Research Institute

20140355673 - Method of removing a blocking artifact using quantization information in a filtering system: In one embodiment, the method includes obtaining quantization information related to at least one of a first block and an adjacent second block, comparing the quantization information with a predefined constant value, and performing a filtering process based on a result from the comparing step. The filtering process includes calculating... Agent:

20140355681 - Context reduction for context adaptive binary arithmetic coding: A reduction in the number of binarizations and/or contexts used in context adaptive binary arithmetic coding (CABAC) for video coding is proposed. In particular, this disclosure proposes techniques that may lower the number contexts used in CABAC by up to 56.... Agent:

20140355677 - Image processing apparatus and method thereof: A setting unit sets restriction information for restricting a size of a block of an image and a prediction method to be applied to the block having the size. An inter-prediction unit generates a prediction image according to the restriction information. An encoder 1000 encodes the block using the prediction... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140355675 - Lossy data compression with conditional reconstruction refinement: Methods of encoding and decoding media, for example video, using conditional reconstruction refinement are described. The encoding and decoding relies upon predictions that are based on previously encoded and decoded samples. Prediction information identifies the previously reconstructed samples upon which a prediction is to be based and is available to... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20140355680 - Method for image prediction of multi-view video codec and computer readable recording medium therefor: Provided are a method for image prediction of a multi-view video codec capable of improving coding efficiency, and a computer readable recording medium therefor. The method for image prediction of a multi-view video codec includes partitioning an image to a plurality of base blocks, acquiring information of reference images which... Agent: Korea Electronics Technology Institute

20140355679 - Method, apparatus and system for encoding and decoding the significance map for residual coefficients of a transform unit: Disclosed is a method of decoding a plurality of coding units from a bitstream of video data. The method determines a coding unit structure of the plurality of coding units from a first data block of the bitstream. The coding unit structure describes a division of a coding unit into... Agent:

20140355678 - Methods, apparatuses, and programs for encoding and decoding picture: Compared to conventional intra divided-picture encoding, deterioration in the coding efficiency is suppressed and the encoding computational complexity and the decoding computational complexity are reduced. A divided picture generating unit divides an input encoding target picture into blocks of the same size and generates divided pictures having the same size... Agent: Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corporation

20140355676 - Resampling using scaling factor: An apparatus for coding video information according to certain aspects includes a memory and a processor. The memory unit is configured to store video information associated with a reference layer picture and an enhancement layer picture. The processor is configured to: store video information associated with a reference layer picture... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140355682 - Image processing with segmentation: An image region is identified by forming difference-image pixel values from the chosen image and at least one other image in the image sequence and accumulating those difference-image pixel values horizontally and vertically. Co-located horizontal and vertical accumulations are combined and utilised in identifying the region.... Agent: Snell Limited

20140355683 - Data encoding for attenuating image encoders: A hybrid access encoder includes one or more improvements to attenuation-based image and video encoders using images. The hybrid access encoder supports tradeoffs between encoded bit rate and decoded image and video quality. The hybrid access encoder monitors multiple redundancy removal filters and selects the best-performing filter for encoding. The... Agent: Altera Corporation

20140355684 - Image encoding method, image decoding method, image encoding apparatus, and image decoding apparatus: An image encoding method includes: selecting one motion prediction model from a plurality of motion prediction models including a translational motion model and a non-translational motion model for each of blocks in the image; performing motion prediction using the selected motion prediction model to generate a prediction image; generating a... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140355688 - Method and apparatus for image coding/decoding: A method for decoding an image according to the present invention comprises the steps of: decoding a residual block by quantizing and inverse transforming an entropy-decoded residual block; generating a prediction block via motion compensation; and decoding an image by adding the decoded residual block to the prediction block, wherein... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20140355686 - Moving picture coding device, moving picture coding method and moving picture coding program, and moving picture decoding device, moving picture decoding method and moving picture decoding program: A temporal merging motion information candidate generation unit derives, when information indicating whether or not to derive a temporal merging motion information candidate shared for all prediction blocks in a coding block is information indicating the derivation of a temporal merging motion information candidate shared for all the prediction blocks... Agent:

20140355687 - Moving picture coding device, moving picture coding method and moving picture coding program, and moving picture decoding device, moving picture decoding method and moving picture decoding program: A merging motion information candidate generation unit derives, when information indicating whether or not to derive a merging motion information candidate shared for all prediction blocks in a coding block is information indicating the derivation of a merging motion information candidate shared for all the prediction blocks in the coding... Agent:

20140355685 - Parallel derived disparity vector for 3d video coding with neighbor-based disparity vector derivation: For each respective coding unit (CU) of a slice of a picture of the video data, a video coder may set, in response to determining that the respective CU is the first CU of a coding tree block (CTB) row of the picture or the respective CU is the first... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140355689 - Adaptive color space transform coding: An encoder system may include an analyzer that analyzes a current image area in an input video to select a transform. A selectable residue transformer, controlled by the analyzer, may perform the selectable transform on a residue image generated from the current image area and a predicted current image area,... Agent:

20140355690 - Method and apparatus for entropy-encoding capable of parallel processing, and method and apparatus for entropy-decoding capable of parallel processing: Provided is a method of performing parallel entropy encoding and parallel entropy decoding by using a plurality of processors. The method includes: sequentially performing entropy encoding on a first row of blocks from among blocks that each have a predetermined size and are obtained by splitting and encoding an image,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140355691 - Multi-threading in a video hardware engine: A video hardware engine with multi-threading functionality is disclosed. The video hardware engine includes a video hardware accelerator unit and a controller. The controller is coupled to the video hardware accelerator unit. The controller operates in an encode mode and a decode mode. In the encode mode, the controller receives... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20140355693 - Dual-layer frame-compatible full-resolution stereoscopic 3d video delivery: 3D Images may be encoded into reduced resolution image data in a base layer and enhancement layer (EL) image data in one or more enhancement layers. Different types of data compositions may be used in the EL image data. The different types of data compositions may include unfiltered full resolution... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20140355692 - Hypothetical reference decoder model and conformance for cross-layer random access skipped pictures: A device may determine, based on a value, whether all cross-layer random access skipped (CL-RAS) pictures of an intra random access point (IRAP) access unit are present in a video data bitstream. In addition, the device may reconstruct pictures of the video data based at least in part on syntax... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140355694 - Video coding device and video coding method: A device for coding a decoded image is provided. The device performs a process of categorizing respective pixels into a plurality of types on the basis of pixel values of the decoded image, calculating a correction value for a pixel for each of the types, and correcting the pixel value... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140355696 - Image processing device and image processing method: A deblocking filter 24 performs filtering of decoded image data obtained by decoding image data encoded for each block, so as to remove block distortion. If at least one of block sizes on adjacent sides of two adjacent blocks is extended larger than a predetermined block size, a filter setting... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140355695 - Method for encoding/decoding image and device thereof: A method for image decoding, according to the present invention, includes the following steps: receiving image information including a plurality of filter coefficients; generating a restored block for a current block on the basis of the image information; and applying an adaptive loop filter to the restored block on the... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20140355698 - Communication device using power line communication and frequency-division multiplexing on a pilot line, and related systems: The invention relates to a communication device using power line communication provided in a first system coupled to a second system via a power cable comprising a pilot line having a first impedance, which encounters at least second and third impedances and through which a first analog signal passes in... Agent:

20140355699 - Device for communication between an electronic module and a sensor: arranged such that the command signal at the output of the command signal regulation device is a voltage signal of constant mean value and included in the power supply voltage window of the microcontroller of the sensor.... Agent: Continental Automotive France

20140355697 - Extracting zero cross information in a powerline communication device: A powerline communication (PLC) device can be configured to execute functionality for zero cross sampling and detection. When the PLC device is directly coupled to a high-voltage PLC network, the PLC device can comprise printed safety capacitors in series with a high-voltage input AC powerline signal to safely couple the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140355700 - Delta modulated low-power ehf communication link: A system for communicating modulated EHF signals may include a modulation circuit responsive to a bi-level transmit information signal for generating a transmit output signal. The transmit output signal may have an EHF frequency when the transmit information signal is at a first information state and may be suppressed when... Agent:

20140355701 - Signal duty cycle reduction: A method may include receiving a positive in-phase (“I”)-channel signal (“I+ signal”), a negative I-channel signal (“I− signal”), a positive quadrature-phase (“Q”)-channel signal (“Q+ signal”), and a negative Q-channel signal (“Q− signal”). The method may further include outputting a truncated I+ signal, a truncated I− signal, a truncated Q+ signal,... Agent: IntelIPCorporation

20140355708 - Apparatus for interference cancellation in mimo receiver, method for interference cancellation in mimo receiver and mimo receiver: An interference canceller (500) includes an interference cancellation coefficient calculator (510) configured to calculate an interference cancellation coefficient using a received value located in a location of a reference signal (RS) from a channel estimate H calculated by a channel estimator and a received signal r delivered from an FFT,... Agent: Gct Semiconductor, Inc.

20140355702 - Codebook partitioning for enabling elevation-eicic: A method includes receiving a number of indicators from a number of UEs. Each value of an indicator corresponds to entry(ies) of a codebook the corresponding UE recommends to be used for transmission. The method includes assigning the UE to a number of groups, including a first group of UEs... Agent:

20140355703 - Codeword structure for multi-structured codebooks: A multi-structured codebook includes a wideband codebook portion C(W1) and a frequency-selective codebook portion C(W2). The wideband portion C(W1) is characterized by a shifted set of indices for at least rank 1 such that the set of indices centers different groups of neighboring beams around a center beam in front... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20140355706 - Communication system, communications device, and antenna element arrangement method: A communication system includes a transmitter that includes Nt transmission antenna elements that are arranged in a row, and transmits a signal by a space division multiplexing scheme, and a receiver that includes Nr reception antenna elements that are arranged in a row, and receives a signal by the space... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140355711 - Method and apparatus for allocating channel state information-reference signal in wireless communication system: Disclosed are an apparatus for Channel State Information-Reference Signal (CSI-RS) allocation and a method for CSI-RS transmission using the same in a wireless communication system. A CSI-RS for each antenna port is allocated to REs or subcarriers on a basis of a symbol or symbol axis in a subframe or... Agent:

20140355704 - Method and apparatus for forming beam through one-way cooperative channel: A method of connecting base stations by a one-way cooperative channel forming a beam is provided. Since it is possible to determine directions of beams and to distribute power components by small amounts of calculations, it is possible to realize the base stations in a one-way cooperative situation with small... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20140355709 - Method and apparatus for transmitting data: Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method and an apparatus for transmitting data, and the method includes: first setting at least two second resource groups in each first resource group of at least one first resource group, and setting at least two reference signals in each of the second... Agent:

20140355707 - Precoder selection method and apparatus for performing hybrid beamforming in wireless communication system: One or more embodiments provides a precoder selection method for performing hybrid beamforming in a wireless communication system. The method includes selecting a predetermined number of candidate transmit beams using a signal strength received through each of first combinations with receive beams that can be mapped to each transmit beam... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140355710 - Transmission device and transmission method: Provided is a transmission device with which, by orthogonalizing different transmission bandwidth DM-RSs, CoMP performance is improved, and it is possible to increase MU-MIMO communication multiplexing. In the device, a sequence generator unit (103) generates a reference signal of a number of transmission bandwidths which is less than a prescribed... Agent:

20140355705 - User equipment and methods for codebook subsampling for enhanced 4tx codebooks: Embodiments of user equipment (UE) and methods for codebook subsampling for enhanced 4TX codebooks in 3GPP LTE wireless networks are generally described herein. In some embodiments, a physical uplink control channel (PUCCH) is configured for transmission of channel state information (CSI) feedback including a rank indicator (RI) and a precoding... Agent:

20140355712 - Dynamic gain for dac illumination control: A transmitting device may control digital-to-analog converter (DAC) illumination to optimize signal to noise ratio of a transmission signal. DAC illumination may be adjusted based, at least in part, on analog gain and estimated total transmit power of a particular transmission signal. For each destination, total transmit power may be... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140355713 - Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving beamforming matrix: The present disclosure provides a method and apparatus for transmitting the beamforming matrix. The method includes calculating the maximum value mv(k) of the real part and imaginary part of the elements in subcarrier's beamforming matrix; carrying out a M bits quantization to mv(k) and obtaining the quantization amplitude mv(k), calculating... Agent: Beijing Nufront Mobile Multimedia Tech. Co., Ltd.

20140355714 - Configurable pre-emphasis component for transmission circuitry: A configurable pre-emphasis filter component may be configured based upon measured frequency response (e.g., filter effect) associated with at least one analog filter positioned between a digital predistortion component and a power amplification component of a transmission circuitry. The frequency response may be measured using a calibration signal sent via... Agent:

20140355715 - Power supply device, method for managing power supply thereof and wireless communication terminal: The present invention provides a power supply device, a method for managing power supply thereof and a wireless communication terminal. The wireless communication terminal includes a baseband working unit, a RF working unit and a DC power converter connected with the baseband working unit and the RF working unit, further... Agent: Zte Corporation

20140355716 - Modulation with fundamental group: Embodiments of a system and method for providing fundamental group modulation are generally described herein. In some embodiments, a trajectory mapper is arranged to receive a modulation symbol sequence. A signal trajectory sample memory is arranged to store a representation of signal trajectories for a topological space having a set... Agent:

20140355718 - Device for modifying trajectories: The invention relates to a device for modifying trajectories.... Agent: Rwth Aachen

20140355717 - Radio frequency transmitter with extended power range and related radio frequency transmission method: A radio frequency transmitter includes a digital power amplifier and a bias control circuit. The digital power amplifier is arranged for receiving at least a radio frequency input signal, a digital amplitude control word signal and at least one bias voltage to generate a radio frequency output signal. The bias... Agent: Mediatek Inc.

20140355719 - Method and device for phase adjustment based on closed-loop diversity feedback: A mobile communications method, device, and system for adjusting a phase parameter in a diversity signal, based at least in part on phase feedback from a base station. While in uplink communication with a base station, a mobile device may receive a phase feedback signal from the base station. The... Agent:

20140355720 - Wideband fm demodulation by injection-locked division of frequency deviation: A novel and useful wideband FM demodulator operating across an 8 GHz IF bandwidth for application in low-power, wideband heterodyne receivers. The demodulator includes an n-stage ring oscillator that is injection locked to a wideband input signal. Locking to the input frequency, it divides the FM deviation by n, thereby... Agent: Technische Universiteit Delft

20140355721 - Demodulation in vamos receivers: A desired signal and interfering signal are transmitted in the same timeslot and on the same frequency using an Adaptive Quadrature Phase Shift Keying (AQPSK) modulated carrier. When the Subchannel Power Imbalance Ratio (SCPIR) for the AQPSK modulated carrier is large and favors the interfering signal, SIC is used to... Agent:

20140355723 - Digital broadcasting system and method of processing data in digital broadcasting system: A digital broadcasting system and a data processing method are disclosed. A receiving system of the digital broadcasting system includes a receiving unit, an SI handler, and a decoding unit. The receiving unit receives broadcast signals including mobile service data and main service data. The mobile service data configure a... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20140355722 - Method for signal estimation and compensation and apparatus using the same: A method for signal estimation and compensation and an apparatus using the same, adapted for estimating and compensating an imbalance effect between an in-phase path and a quadrature path of an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) communication system are provided. The method includes the following steps: receiving a signal, and... Agent: Acer Incorporated

20140355724 - Receiving apparatus and method for detecting the number of bits of the same value in a received bit stream: An edge interval measuring block measures a first same-edge interval. A bit number detector detects the number of bits in the first same-edge interval based on reference bit length information and detects a first number of bits in a same-value interval between consecutive bits of the same value by subtracting... Agent: Denso Corporation

20140355726 - Methods and systems for rapid detection of digital radio signals: Systems and methods are disclosed for rapid detection of digital content within received radio frequency (RF) signals. The disclosed embodiments digitize received RF signals and apply a sliding window average to subsampled complex magnitudes for the digital samples to generate subsampled magnitude values. The subsampled magnitude values are then collected... Agent:

20140355725 - System and method for searching for zadoff-chu sequences during a physical random access channel search: A system that includes an interface, a processor; and a hardware accelerator. The hardware accelerator is arranged to perform, for each Zadoff-Chu sequence of at least a first sub-set of the set of Zadoff-Chu sequences, a first hardware accelerator set of operations that includes frequency to time domain conversion to... Agent:

20140355727 - Adaptive phase shift apparatus and method: The invention discloses an adaptive phase shift method in a multi-carrier system, comprising: generating a group of one or more new phase values for corresponding one or more phase shift carriers, PSCs, based on quantization phase values; calculating and comparing a backward maximum power in an evaluation path with the... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20140355728 - Receiver front-end circuit, communication unit and method therefor: A receiver front end circuit includes a low-noise amplifier including: a first receiver path having: a first low-noise transconductor to amplify a received signal and output the amplified received signal; and a first mixer to down-convert the amplified received signal. A second receiver path includes: an auxiliary receiver having: a... Agent: Mediatek Inc.

  
11/27/2014 > 74 patent applications in 37 patent subcategories.

20140348209 - Radio communication apparatus: An apparatus includes: an offset adjustment unit supplying an offset correction signal corresponding to a frequency switching to an adder unit receiving output from a mixer; a timing adjustment unit adjusting the timing of a frequency switching signal supplied to a local oscillator and the timing of an offset correction... Agent:

20140348210 - Method and device for compressing a wide band radio-navigation signal, associated method and device for calculating the correlation function of the spreading code of the said compressed signal: The invention relates to a method for compressing a wide band satellite radio-navigation signal in order to transmit it on a narrow band channel and to a method for calculating the correlation function of the spreading code of a satellite radio-navigation signal compressed by application of the compression method.... Agent: Thales

20140348211 - Systems/methods of adaptively varying a spectral content of communications: A spectral content of a baseband waveform is varied and a measure of the baseband waveform whose spectral content has been varied is used by a transmitter in order to convey information. According to embodiments of inventive concepts, a set of frequencies that is used to provide spectral content to... Agent:

20140348212 - Spread spectrum encoding and decoding: Certain aspects of the present disclosure relate to a method for generating spread-spectrum coded signals for transmission in a wireless communication system, and for efficient despreading at a receiver.... Agent:

20140348214 - Compact and fast n-factorial single data rate clock and data recovery circuits: A plurality of line interfaces is configured to receive a spread signal over the plurality of line interface. The spread signal carrying symbols with guaranteed symbol-to-symbol state transitions between consecutive symbols. The spread signal is defined by a plurality of transition signals including a first signal over a first line... Agent:

20140348213 - Receivers and methods for detecting false lock of a carrier tracking loop: A method for detecting a false lock of a carrier tracking loop is described. The method includes obtaining an average output of each of one or more loop discriminators in a predetermined time period when the carrier tracking loop works in a first mode; and determining whether the carrier tracking... Agent: O2micro Inc.

20140348215 - Method and device for determining paths in multipath search: For determining paths in the scope of a multipath search, a device for use in a wireless communications system performs: obtaining a delay profile of a code division multiple access transmission signal, the delay profile being in a form of complex symbols, each complex symbols resulting from a despreading of... Agent: Broadcom Corportion

20140348216 - Two-way relay transmission method and apparatus applied to multi-input multi-output communication systems: A two-way relay transmission apparatus applied to multi-input multi-output communication systems that combines signals received from the terminals and performs a modulo operation to the combined signal to concentrate the signal points towards the center of the constellation. And then, the modulo version of the combined signal is broadcasted. As... Agent: National Chiao Tung University

20140348217 - Transmitter system with digital phase rotator used for applying digital phase rotation to constellation data and related signal transmission method thereof: A transmitter system includes a digital phase rotator, a phase rotation controller, and a digital radio-frequency (RF) transmitter. The digital phase rotator receives a first constellation data, and applies a digital phase rotation to the received first constellation data to generate a second constellation data. The phase rotation controller configures... Agent: Mediatek Inc.

20140348218 - Mixer with channel impedance equalization: A passive mixer with channel impedance equalization is disclosed. In an exemplary embodiment, an apparatus includes replica devices configured to generate replica output signals and an error amplifier configured to generate bias signals based on the replica output signals. The bias signals are configured to equalize on-state channel impedances associated... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140348219 - Reception signal processing device and method for processing reception signal: A reception signal demodulation device which converts a modulated reception signal into a digital signal and performs signal reconstruction includes a demodulator which demodulates the received signal, a matched filter which improves a signal-to-noise power ratio of the signal from the demodulator, a threshold value discriminator which determines a compression... Agent: Nec Corporation

20140348220 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: There is provided an image processing apparatus including a code number table that holds a pair of a code number used in entropy coding and an index value of a syntax element, a first conversion section that converts a first code number associated with a codeword contained in an encoded... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140348224 - Adaptive video processing of an interactive environment: Embodiments are configured to provide interactive communication functionality including adaptive video processing functionality that can be used to process aspects of a video signal, but the embodiments are not so limited. In an embodiment, components of a video conferencing system can operate to provide a video signal based in part... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140348225 - Method and apparatus for multiple description video coding: An encoder includes a controller to determine whether macroblocks of a frame of video content are to be processed by intra-frame encoding or by predictive coding. The encoder includes a switch coupled to the controller. The encoder includes an intra-frame unit to receive the macroblocks via the switch when the... Agent:

20140348223 - Method for encoding and decoding images, encoding and decoding device, and corresponding computer programs: A method is provided for coding at least one image split up into partitions, a current partition to be coded containing data, at least one data item of which is allotted a sign. The coding method includes, for the current partition, the following steps: calculating the value of a function... Agent:

20140348222 - Method of sample adaptive offset processing for video coding and inter-layer scalable coding: A method of SAO (sample-adaptive offset) processing is disclosed, where EO classification is based on a composite EO type group. The composite EO type group comprises at least one first EO type from a first EO type group and at least one second EO type from a second EO type... Agent: Mediatek Inc.

20140348227 - Method for encoding/decoding a quantization coefficient, and apparatus using same: The present invention relates to a method for encoding/decoding a quantization coefficient, and to an apparatus using same. The decoding method can include the steps of: decoding initial quantization parameter information and quantization parameter range information of a slice; and obtaining a quantization parameter limitation range applied to an encoding... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20140348228 - 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:

20140348226 - Moving image encoding device, moving image encoding method, and computer program product: Provided is a moving image encoding device including an encoding unit which includes: a local decoding image signal generating unit; a filtering unit; and a control unit configured to divide a screen of the local decoding image signal, in a horizontal or a vertical direction, into a first area serving... Agent: Jvc Kenwood Corporation

20140348229 - 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 (i) transforming, for each of one or more second processing units included in the first processing unit, a moving picture signal in a spatial domain into a frequency domain coefficient and quantizing the frequency domain coefficient, and (ii) performing arithmetic coding on a luminance... Agent:

20140348230 - 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 (i) transforming, for each of one or more second processing units included in the first processing unit, a moving picture signal in a spatial domain into a frequency domain coefficient and quantizing the frequency domain coefficient, and (ii) performing arithmetic coding on a luminance... Agent:

20140348231 - System and method for object based parametric video coding: A video compression framework based on parametric object and background compression is proposed. At the encoder, an embodiment detects objects and segments frames into regions corresponding to the foreground object and the background. The object and the background are individually encoded using separate parametric coding techniques. While the object is... Agent:

20140348234 - Codeword space reduction for intra chroma mode signaling for hevc: Intra prediction is used in state-of-the-art video coding standards such as AVC. The intra prediction modes are coded into the bitstream. Luma and chroma components could potentially have different prediction modes. For chroma components, there are 7 different modes defined in AVC: vertical, horizontal, DC, diagonal directions, and “same as... Agent:

20140348236 - Image coding method and apparatus using spatial predictive coding of chrominance and image decoding method and apparatus: A coding method including dividing pixels of a chrominance component of an input image into blocks having a predetermined size; selecting one among a direct current prediction method, a vertical prediction method, a horizontal prediction method, and a hybrid prediction method according to a user's input; generating a prediction value... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140348233 - Image processing apparatus and method: The present technology relates to an image processing apparatus and method capable of preventing an increase in a cost of the apparatus. A setting unit sets identification information for identifying a correspondence relationship between a size of a block of an image and changing of a prediction method applied to... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140348232 - Multiview and bitdepth scalable video delivery: A video encoding and decoding system for use in a multiview and bitdepth coding system is described. Such system can comprise a plurality of layer groupings, where each group can be adapted to encode and/or decode based on predictions from previous layers and a plurality of data categories from the... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20140348235 - Video encoding apparatus and video decoding apparatus: While maintaining a high degree of freedom in choosing partition sizes and transformation sizes adapted for local characteristics of videos, the amount of metadata is decreased. A video encoding apparatus (10) divides an input video into blocks of a prescribed size and encodes the video block by block. The video... Agent:

20140348242 - Image coding apparatus, image decoding apparatus, and method and program therefor: In disparity-compensated prediction, the precision of prediction vectors is improved even if a prediction method different from disparity-compensated prediction is utilized for blocks around a block to be coded. An image coding apparatus (100) codes a plurality of viewpoint images captured from different viewpoints. The image coding apparatus (100) includes:... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20140348244 - 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:

20140348245 - 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 co-located motion vector; adding the candidate to a list; selecting the motion vector predictor from the list; and coding a current block and coding a current motion vector, wherein the deriving includes: deriving the candidate... Agent:

20140348243 - Image processing apparatus and method: The present disclosure relates to an image processing apparatus and an image processing method capable of improving process efficiency through a parallel process. In a case of corresponding PU1, there is a use of motion vector information pieces of B1, C1, and E1 which are adjacent to corresponding PU1 in... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140348237 - Method for encoding and decoding images, device for encoding and decoding images and corresponding computer programs: An encoding device and method are provided for encoding at least one image split into partitions. The method implements, for a current partition to be encoded, steps of: selecting at least one causal partition already encoded and then decoded; calculating at least one optimal encoding parameter associated with the selected... Agent: Orange

20140348241 - Method for inducing prediction motion vector and apparatuses using same: Disclosed are a method for inducing a prediction motion vector and an apparatus using the same. An image decoding method can include: a step of determining the information related to a plurality of spatial candidate prediction motion vectors from peripheral predicted blocks of a predicted target block; and a step... Agent: Industry-university Cooperation Foundation Korea Aerospace University

20140348238 - Object tracking using graphics engine derived vectors in a motion estimation system: A method and apparatus are provided for motion estimation in a sequence of images. One or more motion vectors representing movement of a camera or viewer position or direction are determined between each pair of fields or frames in the sequence of images. A set of candidate motion vectors is... Agent: Imagination Technologies Limited

20140348239 - Panning filter device, corresponding method and computer program product: A panning device for processing relative motion vectors and absolute motion vectors obtained from a video sequence, includes: a panning filter module, such as a high-pass IIR filter, for subjecting relative motion vectors to panning processing, an adder module for adding the relative motion vectors subjected to panning in the... Agent: Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.

20140348240 - Video coding using sample prediction among color components: A video coder may reconstruct a residual signal of a predictor color component generated using motion prediction. The reconstructed residual signal of the predictor color component may include reconstructed residual sample values of the predictor color component. Additionally, the video coder may use the reconstructed residual sample values of the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140348221 - Encoding video data using reversible integer approximations of orthonormal transforms: An apparatus and method for lossless encoding of video data is provided, including a reversible transform, connected to a plurality of inputs, having a same plurality of orthonormal outputs, wherein the reversible transform comprises rotations combined with internally cancelled scalings that are connected to said orthonormal outputs.... Agent:

20140348247 - Arithmetic decoding device, image decoding device, and arithmetic coding device: To reduce the amount of processing related to coding and decoding of transform coefficients, a sub-block coefficient presence/absence flag indicating whether or not at least one non-zero transform coefficient is included is decoded for each of two or more sub-blocks obtained by dividing a unit region, and a context index... Agent:

20140348248 - Encoding appartus, decoding apparatus, encoding method, and decoding method: A master encoder obtains in time series one of divided images obtained by dividing an original image into a plurality of sections, obtains identification time for identification of the divided image obtained in time series, and notifies the slave encoder of the identification time, encodes the obtained divided image and... Agent:

20140348249 - Reducing latency in video encoding and decoding: Techniques and tools for reducing latency in video encoding and decoding by constraining latency due to reordering of video frames, and by indicating the constraint on frame reordering latency with one or more syntax elements that accompany encoded data for the video frames. For example, a real-time communication tool with... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140348246 - Video conversion method and apparatus: The present invention discloses a video conversion method and apparatus, relates to digital media technologies. A video source is received and compression distortion quality of the video source is acquired. A transcoding policy corresponding to the compression distortion quality of the video source is acquired according to the compression distortion... Agent:

20140348250 - Method and apparatus for filtering pixel blocks: Provided is a method for a plurality of processing elements to filter a plurality of pixel blocks in a plurality of picture partitions for a single frame image. The method for filtering pixel blocks includes: checking the status of a second boundary pixel block adjacent to a picture partition boundary,... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20140348251 - Method for transmitting a signal via a power line network, transmitter, receiver, power line communication modem and power line communication system: A method for transmitting signals over a power line network, wherein within the power line network at least one transmitter and at least one receiver communicate via at least two channels, each channel including a respective feeding port of at least one transmitter and the respective receiving port of the... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140348252 - Method for transmitting at least one multi-carrier signal consisting of ofdm-oqam symbols: Disclosed is a transmission method of transmitting at least one multicarrier signal made up of OFDM-OQAM symbols to a receive antenna of a receiver device, the transmission method being for use by a transmitter device having at least one transmit antenna. In one embodiment, the method comprises, for each transmit... Agent:

20140348254 - Method and apparatus for reducing peak-to-average power ratio (papr) of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (ofdm) signal and transmitter: Methods and apparatus for reducing a peak-to-average power ratio (PAPR) of an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) signal in an MIMO-OFDM communication system is provided, in which the method for reducing the PAPR of the OFDM signal may identify interference generated in an MIMO communication system, and adjust a clipping... Agent: Sumsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140348255 - Method and system for performing multiple access in wireless ofdm cellular systems considering both space and frequency domains: t

20140348256 - Method of grouping transmitter-receiver pairs for communicating over a communications network: Disclosed is a method of grouping transmitter-receiver pairs for communicating over a communications network. For each group of a set of groups of transmitter-receiver pairs, the pairs of the group execute an iterative interference alignment technique for I1 iterations on signals transmitted by the group. Each transmitter of the group... Agent:

20140348258 - Mimo wlan system: A multiple-access MIMO WLAN system that employs MIMO, OFDM, and TDD. The system (1) uses a channel structure with a number of configurable transport channels, (2) supports multiple rates and transmission modes, which are configurable based on channel conditions and user terminal capabilities, (3) employs a pilot structure with several... Agent:

20140348253 - Mixed rank downlink multi-user interference alignment scheme: A method, system and device are provided for using an indexed list of linearly independent, predetermined vectors Vref={vref1, . . . , vrefM} and channel knowledge H, G from each transmitter to compute and feedback equivalent channel matrix information Hi,jeq to its affiliated transmitter based on the assigned/determined rank of... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20140348257 - Pre-coding method and transmitter: Disclosed is a transmission scheme for transmitting a first modulated signal and a second modulated signal over the same frequency at the same time. According to the transmission scheme, a precoding weight multiplying unit multiplies a baseband signal after a first mapping and a baseband signal after a second mapping... Agent:

20140348260 - Method to implement a multiple input multiple output transmission mode: A method to implement a Multiple Input Multiple Output transmission mode In the method of the invention, said MIMO transmission mode comprises using a certain number of antennas in a user equipment and a given number of antennas in a radio access node for the communication between said user equipment... Agent: Telefonica, S.a.

20140348259 - Signal converting device and digital transmitting apparatus applying the signal converting device: A signal converting device includes: a first converting circuit arranged to receive a first inputting signal; and a first capacitive circuit coupled between an output terminal of the first converting circuit and a reference voltage; wherein the first converting circuit is arranged to generate a first converting signal on the... Agent: Mediatek Inc.

20140348261 - Systems and methods for communicating using ask or qam with uneven symbol constellation: Systems and methods of performing ASK or QAM modulation with uneven distance between symbols are provided. These are used to provide differing BER performances among bits sent from a transmitter to a receiver.... Agent:

20140348262 - Method and apparatus for differential communications: A differential communication system includes a first differential communication device including a differential transmitter, a second differential communication device including a differential receiver, and a differential isolator coupling the differential transmitter to the differential receiver. The differential receiver includes a comparator operative to develop waveform region information from the received... Agent:

20140348264 - Digital transmitter and method for calibrating digital transmitter: A digital transmitter includes: a plurality of adjustable delay lines arranged to delay a plurality of digital input signals by a plurality of delay times to generate a plurality of delayed digital input signals respectively; a plurality of converting devices arranged to convert the plurality of delayed digital input signals... Agent: Mediatek Inc.

20140348265 - Digital transmitter and method for compensating mismatch in digital transmitter: A digital transmitter includes: a plurality of converting devices arranged to generate a plurality of converting signals according to a plurality of digital input signals; a compensation device arranged to generate at least one compensation signal according to the plurality of digital input signals; and a combining circuit arranged to... Agent: Mediatek Inc.

20140348263 - Multi-band radio-frequency digital predistortion: Systems and methods for radio frequency digital predistortion in a multi-band transmitter are disclosed. In one embodiment, the multi-band transmitter includes a digital upconversion system configured to digitally upconvert digital input signals to provide digital radio frequency signals. Each digital input signal and thus each digital radio frequency signal corresponds... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20140348266 - Transmission apparatus and wireless signal transmission method: RF input signals having mutually different carrier frequencies are input from a signal generator to a power amplifier, the power amplifier amplifying the RF input signals and outputting them as RF output signals. The signal generator has a function for reducing the PAR of the waveform combining the RF input... Agent: Nec Corporation

20140348267 - Low latency ofdm system: A low latency transmitter and receiver for an OFDM system are disclosed. The low latency transmitter includes an FFT module and a baseband modulator. The FFT module computes IDFT of PSK constellation data symbols or QAM constellation data symbols. The baseband modulator performs complex modulation of the IDFT samples by... Agent: Uurmi Systems Private Limited

20140348268 - Method, devices and computer program product for modulation and demodulation delivering ofdm/oqam symbols: A method is provided for modulating a real data stream grouped into blocks of nb.M real data, where M is the number of carriers and nb is an integer greater than or equal to 2. The method includes, for a block of real data: a first modulation by a first... Agent:

20140348269 - Data converting device, digital transmitting apparatus using the data converting device, and ralated data converting method: A data converting device includes: a data sampling circuit arranged to up-sample a digital signal to generate an up-sampling signal according to a clock signal; a voltage level generating circuit arranged to generate an adjustable voltage; and a signal converting circuit arranged to generate a converting signal according to the... Agent: Mediatek Inc.

20140348270 - Handling of signals transmitted through a human body: A signal handling device (14) for handling a signal (S2, S3, S4) transmitted through a body, where the signal is coded with a coding scheme and associated clock rate, comprises a receiving unit (22) configured to receive the signal (S2), a signal sampler (30) configured to sample at least a... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20140348272 - Controllable frequency offset for inphase and quadrature (iq) imbalance estimation: Embodiments of user equipment and methods for determining IQ imbalance parameters are described. In some embodiments, a method for determining in-phase (I) and Quadrature (Q) imbalance (IQ imbalance) parameters based on a known signal in a dual-carrier receiver using at least one controllable frequency offset includes receiving a known signal... Agent:

20140348271 - 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:

20140348273 - Offset estimation using channel state information reference symbols and demodulation reference symbols: A method and apparatus can be configured to receive at least one channel state information reference symbol. The method can also include determining a negative timing offset estimate and a positive timing offset estimate. The negative timing offset estimate and the positive timing offset estimate are based on the at... Agent: Nokia Siemens Networks Oy

20140348274 - Receiver front end for carrier aggregation: Techniques for providing a receiver front end supporting carrier aggregation with gain alignment and improved matching across modes. In an aspect, auxiliary circuitry is configurable to selectively enable or disable mutual coupling between a source degeneration inductor of an LNA input transistor and an auxiliary inductor. A negative turns ratio... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140348275 - Systems and methods for estimating pseudorange errors: Methods and systems for estimating pseudorange error are described. A method for estimating a pseudorange error includes generating a plurality of coarse/acquisition (C/A) codes corresponding to a satellite according to intermediate frequency (IF) signal data obtained from the satellite. The method further includes determining autocorrelation values for each of the... Agent: O2micro Inc.

20140348277 - Differential phase tracking in the presence of unknown interference: Example embodiments comprise a diversity receiver, and corresponding method, for measuring a differential phase between a first local oscillator of a first antenna and a second local oscillator of a second antenna in the presence of a primary interference signal and at least one secondary interference signal. The method may... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20140348276 - System and method for operating a filter for echo cancellation: Systems and methods for operating a filter for echo cancellation are described. In one embodiment, a method for operating a filter for echo cancellation involves monitoring at least one of a filter coefficient of the filter and an echo cancellation error to generate a monitoring result and, in response to... Agent: Nxp B.v.

20140348279 - Digital signal up-converting apparatus and related digital signal up-converting method: A digital signal up-converting apparatus includes: a clock generating circuit arranged to generate a reference clock signal; an adjusting circuit coupled to the clock generating circuit and arranged to generate a first clock signal and a second clock signal according to the reference clock signal; a baseband circuit coupled to... Agent: Mediatek Inc.

20140348278 - Using multiple oscillators across a sub-network for improved holdover: A method and system are provided for improving maintenance of timing information when a node enters holdover due to a lost connection between a sub-network and a reference clock. Each node within the sub-network sends information concerning the drift of its local oscillator to a single node, and the single... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Canada Inc.

20140348280 - Clock-embedded serial data transmission system and clock recovery method: A clock-embedded serial data transmission system is disclosed. The clock-embedded serial data transmission system includes a combinational logic circuit. The combinational logic circuit includes a clock window generator and a clock generator. The clock window generator is used to generate a first clock window according to two clock phases. The... Agent: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation

20140348281 - Semiconductor devices and electronic systems including the same: Semiconductor devices are provided. The semiconductor device includes an internal clock generator and an internal strobe signal generator. The internal clock generator generates an internal clock signal having a frequency which is higher than that of an input clock signal according to a phase difference between the input clock signal... Agent: Sk Hynix Inc.

20140348282 - Oscillation device and communication system: An oscillation device includes a voltage control oscillation unit, a dividing unit, an output phase comparison unit, and a control voltage supply unit. The voltage control oscillation unit is configured to oscillate an oscillation frequency signal with a frequency f1 according to a control voltage. The dividing unit is configured... Agent: Nihon Dempa Kogyo Co., Ltd.

  
11/20/2014 > 70 patent applications in 32 patent subcategories.

20140341259 - Method and apparatus of transmitting data based on frequency hopping: A method of transmitting a signal based on multi-stream CPDMA may include: allocating a plurality of data symbols to each of a plurality of data streams based on a frequency hopping pattern; applying a DFT function and a M-times repetition function to the data symbol allocated to the each of... Agent: Postech Academy-industry Foundation

20140341260 - Robust, fast unused-code detection: Techniques for processing a received multi-code code-division multiple-access (CDMA) signal to detect unused spreading codes are disclosed. An example method includes, for each of a plurality of observation time intervals and for each of one or more candidate spreading codes, determining a detection threshold for use in detecting whether the... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20140341261 - Transmitter: Embodiments of the present invention provide a transmitter including a plurality of amplifier circuits, a plurality of antennas adapted to have different main transmit directions and a transformation unit. The transformation unit includes a plurality of inputs connected to the plurality of amplifier circuits and a plurality of outputs connected... Agent:

20140341262 - Communicating with a self-clocking amplitude modulated signal: Examples disclosed herein provide daisy chain communication system. The daisy chain communication system includes a plurality of transceivers coupled to devices which provide data signals to, and receive data signals from, their one or more coupled transceivers. The transceivers are configured to transmit and receive an amplitude modulated signal having... Agent:

20140341263 - Calibration method performing spectrum analysis upon test signal and associated apparatus for communication system: A calibration method for calibrating a communication system includes: generating a test signal at a transmitter; configuring at least one calibration coefficient at the transmitter; configuring at least one calibration coefficient at the receiver; transmitting the test signal to a receiver via the calibration coefficient; performing a spectrum analysis upon... Agent: Realtek Semiconductor Corp.

20140341264 - Auto-determining sampling frequency method and device thereof: The present disclosure provides an auto-determining sampling frequency method. The method is for determining sampling frequency for an input signal of a single wire transmission interface. Each frame of the input signal includes a preamble and binary data presented in a plurality of bits. The method includes utilizing an internal... Agent: C-media Electronics Inc.

20140341267 - Low-complexity, adaptive, fractionally spaced equalizer with non-integer sampling: An apparatus comprising a memory and a processor coupled to the memory, wherein the memory includes instructions that when executed by the processor cause the apparatus to perform the following receive an incoming signal at a sampling rate that is greater than a symbol rate associated with the incoming signal,... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

20140341265 - Method for subrate detection in bandwidth constrained communication systems: The present invention relates to utilization of sampling rate at the receiver that is below the symbol rate of a bandwidth constrained communication system. Furthermore, if the appropriate up-sampling technique is used, the method avails full retrieval of the information from the under sampled received signal.... Agent:

20140341266 - 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.

20140341268 - Sampler circuit for a decision feedback equalizer and method of use threof: A sampler circuit for a decision feedback equalizer and a method of use thereof. One embodiment of the sampler circuit includes: (1) a first sampler portion including a series-coupled first master regeneration latch and first slave latch, (2) a second sampler portion including a series-coupled second master regeneration latch and... Agent:

20140341269 - Video encoding method and apparatus: A video encoding method and apparatus are provided, in which the method comprises the steps of obtaining respective original picture data in sequence; generating respective multi-media audio and video files in sequence according to the obtained original picture data; parsing each multi-media audio and video file, encapsulating the result of... Agent: Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

20140341270 - Apparatus and method for skipping fractional motion estimation in high efficiency video coding: An apparatus and method for skipping fractional motion estimation (FME) in high efficiency video coding (HEVC) are disclosed. The apparatus includes a current sum of absolute differences (SAD) acquisition unit, a redundancy determination unit, and a motion estimation skip unit. The SAD acquisition unit acquires the SAD from an integer... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20140341274 - Coding the position of a last significant coefficient within a video block based on a scanning order for the block in video coding: In one example, an apparatus is disclosed for coding coefficients associated with a block of video data during a video coding process, wherein the apparatus includes a video coder configured to code x- and y-coordinates that indicate a position of a last non-zero coefficient within the block according to a... Agent:

20140341273 - Hybrid reference picture reconstruction method for single and multiple layered video coding systems: An inter-layer reference picture is generated either by considering an inverse mapped signal from a base layer, a temporal signal from an enhancement layer, or a combination of both.... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20140341271 - Method and apparatus of hevc de-blocking filter: A method of de-blocking filtering a processed video is provided. The processed video includes a plurality of blocks and each block includes a plurality of sub-blocks. A current block of the plurality of blocks includes vertical edges and horizontal edges. The processed video further includes a set of control parameters... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20140341272 - Method and system for backward compatible, extended dynamic range encoding of video: In some embodiments, an encoding method for generating an extended dynamic range (EDR) channel in response to an input video channel, such that the EDR channel's code values consist of code values in a range from a standard black level, X, through a standard white level, Z, and an additional... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20140341275 - Signaling picture size in video coding: A video encoder is configured to determine a picture size for one or more pictures included in a video sequence. The picture size associated with the video sequence may be a multiple of an aligned coding unit size for the video sequence. In one example, the aligned coding unit size... Agent:

20140341276 - Method and apparatus for hierarchical data unit-based video encoding and decoding comprising quantization parameter prediction: A method of decoding a video includes determining an initial value of a quantization parameter (QP) used to perform inverse quantization on coding units included in a slice segment, based on syntax obtained from a bitstream; determining a slice-level initial QP for predicting the QP used to perform inverse quantization... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140341278 - Method and device for video coding and decoding: A method and device for coding and decoding are disclosed. The method includes: dividing a picture to be encoded into several slices, each containing macroblocks continuous in a designated scanning sequence in the picture; dividing slices in the picture into one or more slice sets according to attribute information of... Agent:

20140341277 - Method for modeling coding information of a video signal to compress/decompress the information: A method and an apparatus of decoding a video signal are provided. The present invention includes the steps of parsing first coding information indicating whether a residual data of an image block in the enhanced layer is predicted from a corresponding block in the base layer, from the bitstream of... Agent:

20140341279 - Frame rate control method, frame rate control apparatus, and frame rate control program: An object is to suppress an instantaneous increase in the computational complexity of an encoder and an information amount of an encoding result without increasing a delay even when input timing of input video is not constant and fluctuates. A frame rate control method for adjusting a frame rate of... Agent:

20140341280 - Multiple region video conference encoding: Systems and method may provide for a computing device that encodes multiple regions of a video frame at different quality levels. In particular, a first region of one or more frames containing a speaker's face may be located and encoded at a first quality level. A second region containing a... Agent:

20140341282 - Encoding or decoding method and apparatus: Embodiments of the present invention provide an encoding or decoding method and apparatus. The method includes: extracting first information in a bitstream; determining a chroma component intra prediction mode according to the first information; when the chroma component intra prediction mode cannot be determined according to the first information, extracting... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co.,ltd.

20140341281 - Enhanced intra-prediction coding using planar representations: The present invention provides low complexity planar mode coding in which a first prediction value is calculated using linear interpolation between a value of respective horizontal boundary pixels and a value of one of vertical boundary pixels, and a second prediction value is calculated using linear interpolation between a value... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20140341286 - Image coding method, image decoding method, image coding apparatus, image decoding apparatus, and image coding and decoding apparatus: An image decoding device includes a processor and storage configured to receive a bitstream from a server based on an instruction sent from an apparatus, decode an image on a block-by-block basis, from the bitstream and send the image to a display apparatus. The decoding includes obtaining first, second, third... Agent:

20140341285 - Image processing device and image processing method: The present technology relates to an image processing device and an image processing method that are capable of improving the encoding efficiency of a parallax image by using information relating to the parallax image. A correction unit sets a calculation precision of a calculation that is used when performing a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140341283 - Method and apparatus for encoding video and method and apparatus for decoding video changing scanning order depending on hierarchical coding unit: A method and apparatus for encoding a video and a method and apparatus for decoding a video which change a scanning order according to hierarchical coding units.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140341284 - Method and device for sharing a candidate list: The present invention relates to a method and device for sharing a candidate list. A method of generating a merging candidate list for a predictive block may include: producing, on the basis of a coding block including a predictive block on which a parallel merging process is performed, at least... Agent: University-industry Cooperation Group Of Kyung Hee University

20140341287 - Sample adaptive offset (sao) filtering in video coding: A method for sample adaptive offset (SAO) filtering of largest coding units (LCUs) of a video frame in an SAO component is provided that includes receiving, by the SAO component, an indication that deblocked pixel blocks of an LCU are available, and applying SAO filtering, by the SAO component, to... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20140341290 - Effective wedgelet partition coding using spatial prediction: In accordance with a first aspect, the intra prediction direction of a neighboring, intra-predicted block is used in order to predict the extension direction of the wedgelet separation line of a current block, thereby reducing the side information rate necessitated in order to convey the partitioning information. In accordance with... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.

20140341289 - Efficient multi-view coding using depth-map estimate and update: The missing of a depth map for a current picture of a reference view—due to the transmission thereof being not anticipated anyway, or due to the advantageous coding order between a texture/picture and its depth map, or due an anticipated discarding of depth data from the bitstream during transmission or... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.

20140341291 - Efficient multi-view coding using depth-map estimate for a dependent view: The usual coding order according to which the reference view is coded prior to the dependent view, and within each view, a depth map is coded subsequent to the respective picture, may be maintained and does lead to a sacrifice of efficiency in performing inter-view redundancy removal by, for example,... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.

20140341293 - Frame-compatible full resolution stereoscopic 3d compression and decompression: A high resolution 3D Image may be encoded into a reduced resolution image in a base layer and a full resolution unfiltered image in one or more enhancement layers. Encoded asymmetric-resolution image data for the 3D image may be distributed to a wide variety of devices for 3D image processing... Agent:

20140341296 - 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:

20140341298 - 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:

20140341295 - 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 apparatus includes an intra-inter prediction unit which calculates a second motion vector by performing a scaling process on a first motion vector of a temporally neighboring corresponding block, when selectively adding, to a list, a motion vector of each of one or more corresponding blocks each... Agent:

20140341292 - Multi-view coding with efficient residual handling: A gain in multi-view coding is achieved as follows: the residual signal involved with coding a dependent view of the multi-view signal is predicted from a reference residual signal of the current picture of the reference view using block-granular disparity-compensated prediction, i.e. using disparity compensated prediction with a disparity defined... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.

20140341297 - Video coding using adaptive motion vector resolution: In one example, a device for coding video data includes a video coder configured to configured to code information representative of whether an absolute value of an x-component of a motion vector difference value for a current block of video data is greater than zero, code information representative of whether... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140341294 - Video encoding device: An image encoding device that appropriately estimates a prediction vector by avoiding an uncoded macro block (MB) is disclosed. The device determines a start point of searching a motion vector for an encoding target region, from the prediction vector for the target region which is determined with motion vectors for... Agent: Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.

20140341288 - Video encoding method and apparatus for determining size of parallel motion estimation region based on encoding related information and related video decoding method and apparatus: One exemplary video encoding method has the following steps: determining a size of a parallel motion estimation region according to encoding related information; and encoding a plurality of pixels by at least performing motion estimation based on the size of the parallel motion estimation region. One exemplary video decoding method... Agent: Mediatek Inc.

20140341300 - Agile decoder: A decoder arrangement (10) includes a processor (12) programmed to decode multiple streams (111-11n), including multiple streams of different formats. In terms of functionality, the decoder arrangement includes a routing stage (13) routes each streams to different decoder stages (141-14n), each capable of decoding a stream of a particular format... Agent:

20140341301 - Image coding method, image decoding method, image coding apparatus, image decoding apparatus, and image coding and decoding apparatus: The image coding method is used to code images to generate a coded stream. The image coding method includes: writing, into a sequence parameter set in the coded stream to be generated, a first parameter representing a first bit-depth that is a bit-depth of a reconstructed sample in the images;... Agent:

20140341299 - Multi-format video decoder with vector processing instructions and methods for use therewith: A video decoder includes an entropy decoding device that generates entropy decoded (EDC) data from an encoded video signal. A multi-format video decoding device includes a plurality of vector processor units that generate a decoded video signal from the EDC data. The plurality of vector processing units are programmed via... Agent: Vixs Systems, Inc.

20140341303 - Frequency reduction and restoration system and method in video and image compression: A system and method for frequency reduction and restoration. The system and method may be used to reduce the visual redundancy in digital data, such as in video data and image data.... Agent: Cinova Media

20140341302 - Slice level bit rate control for video coding: Systems, articles, and methods are described including operations for slice level bit rate control for video coding.... Agent:

20140341305 - Specifying visual dynamic range coding operations and parameters: Coding syntaxes in compliance with same or different VDR specifications may be signaled by upstream coding devices such as VDR encoders to downstream coding devices such as VDR decoders in a common vehicle in the form of RPU data units. VDR coding operations and operational parameters may be specified as... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20140341304 - Transform system and method in video and image compression: A system and method for frequency reduction and restoration. The system and method may be used to reduce the visual redundancy in digital data, such as in video data and image data.... Agent: Cinova Media

20140341306 - Video encoding method, video decoding method, and device using same: The present invention relates to a video encoding method, a video decoding method, and a device using the same, and the video encoding method according to the present invention comprises the steps of: specifying a tile and a slice by partitioning an inputted picture; performing encoding on the basis of... Agent:

20140341307 - Overcoming lost ip packets in streaming video in ip networks: A computer-implemented method, apparatus and computer program product for recovering from lost packets in video transmissions, the method performed by a computerized device, comprising: receiving by a computing device associated with a subscriber a frame constituting a part of video transmission, from an encoder; decoding the frame; determining that a... Agent:

20140341308 - Optimized edge order for de-blocking filter: A de-blocking filter includes a reconstructed memory that is configured to store reconstructed pixels corresponding to a current macroblock of a video image to be filtered. The current macroblock includes a set of sub-blocks, each sub-block having horizontal edges and vertical edges. An internal pixel buffer in the de-blocking filter... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20140341309 - Aircraft data transmission using phase separation: Provided are methods and systems for terrestrial data transmission between aircrafts and external networks connected to gates at airports. This type of data transmission is performed through an electrical power cable that includes multiple conductors interconnecting electrical components of an aircraft and a gate. Each conductor may be used to... Agent: The Boeing Company

20140341310 - Methods for linear rf beam search in millimeter wave communication system with hybrid beam-forming: Embodiments provide a system, an apparatus, or a method for communicating in a wireless network with a plurality of transmitter radio frequency (RF) chains and a plurality of receiver RF chains. The method includes identifying a set of measurements of a channel for a plurality of transmit and receive beams... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140341314 - Implementing multi user multiple input multiple output (mu mimo) base station using single-user (su) mimo co-located base stations: A system that implements multi user multiple inputs multiple outputs (MU MIMO) base station using a plurality of co-located single-user (SU) MIMO base stations is provided herein. The system may include a number N co-located single-user multiple input multiple output (SU-MIMO) bases stations each having a number K MIMO rank,... Agent:

20140341312 - Method for feeding back codebook-based precoding matrix information in wireless communication system and device therefor: A method for feeding back codebook-based precoding matrix information by a receiving side includes estimating a channel through a receiving signal received from a transmitting side; selecting first and second precoding matrix indexes for indicating precoding matrices selected in a predefined codebook based upon said estimated channel; and transmitting said... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20140341313 - Method for transmitting sounding reference signal in mimo wireless communication system and apparatus therefor: A method for transmitting a sounding reference signal in a MIMO wireless communication system and an apparatus therefor are disclosed. The method for transmitting sounding reference signals (SRSs) in a MIMO wireless communication system comprises receiving sounding reference signal parameters from a base station; receiving information of the number of... Agent:

20140341311 - Unitary precoding based on randomized fft matrices: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate constructing unitary matrices that may be utilized in linear precoding for multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) wireless communication systems. Each unitary matrix may be generated by combining (e.g., multiplying) a diagonal matrix with a Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT) matrix. The unitary matrices may be utilized... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140341316 - Crest factor reduction for band-limited multi-carrier signals: A crest factor reduction (CFR) circuit reduces the peak-to-average (PAR) power of a digitally modulated signal in a complex baseband is achieved by post-processing the input signal, with negligible increase in out-of-band emissions. The CFR circuit takes advantage of a procedure that solves for an optimum CFR using a constraint-optimization... Agent:

20140341315 - Signal peak-to-average power ratio (par) reduction: A method of reducing a peak to average power ratio (PAR) of a signal may include generating an in-band error signal indicating in-band distortion of a compressed signal and generating an out-of-band error signal indicating out-of-band distortion of the compressed signal. The method may further include applying an in-band gain... Agent: IntelIPCorporation

20140341317 - Transmission method, transmission device, reception method, and reception device: Provided is a precoding method for generating, from a plurality of baseband signals, a plurality of precoded signals to be transmitted over the same frequency bandwidth at the same time, including the steps of selecting a matrix F[i] from among N matrices, which define precoding performed on the plurality of... Agent:

20140341318 - Average power tracking in a transmitter: Average Power Tracking (APT) is a technique that can be utilized for vary the supply voltage to a power amplifier (PA) on a timeslot basis in order to reduce power consumption of the PA. Systems and methods are provided for maximizing power savings associated with the PA by utilizing APT... Agent:

20140341319 - Envelope tracking system for mimo: There is disclosed an amplifier arrangement comprising a plurality of amplifiers each arranged to amplify one of a plurality of different input signals, the arrangement comprising an envelope tracking modulator for generating a common power supply voltage for the power amplifiers, and further comprising an envelope selector adapted to receive... Agent:

20140341320 - Method and apparatus for transmitting data streams in mimo system: A method for transmitting data streams in a multiple input multiple output (MIMO) system is provided, where each data stream is mapped to multiple layers in an MIMO channel space for transmission, and the method includes: performing inter-layer interleaving for N data streams to obtain N interleaved data streams; mapping... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20140341321 - Transmitter and transmission method thereof: A transmitter and a transmitting method thereof are provided. The transmitter is configured to generate a first symbol sequence which includes a plurality of first symbols in which adjacent symbols correspond to different users, modulate the first symbol sequence into a second symbol sequence which includes a plurality of second... Agent: Institute For Information Industry

20140341322 - Radio frequency digital to analog converter: A RF digital to analog converter has a first capacitor arrangement, a first common node, and a first controller. The first capacitor arrangement has multiple switchable capacitor paths arranged in parallel. Respective switchable capacitor paths have a switchable element and a capacitor coupled in series. The first common node is... Agent:

20140341323 - Advanced signal processors for interference cancellation in baseband receivers: An interference canceller comprises a composite interference vector (CIV) generator configured to produce a CIV by combining soft and/or hard estimates of interference, an interference-cancelling operator configured for generating a soft projection operator, and a soft-projection canceller configured for performing a soft projection of the received baseband signal to output... Agent:

20140341325 - Directional diversity receive system: Embodiments disclosed herein relate to a directional diversity receive system. The system may comprise a plurality of antennas attached to and fixed with respect to a frame. The system may further comprise a steerable antenna attached to and moveable with respect to the frame. The system may be encapsulated by... Agent:

20140341324 - Reception device and reception method: A reception device includes signal receiving units that generate received signals from signals obtained by receiving a transmitted signal at antennas, signal processing units that perform processes of generating received frequency domain signals by transforming the received signals to signals in the frequency domain, calculating channel impulse responses of the... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20140341326 - Channel estimation with discontinuous pilot signals: Methods, systems, and apparatuses to estimate a channel with discontinuous instances of a pilot signal. A pilot signal is received during a first and second time period. The time periods are separated by a blank period. The pilot signal is not received during the blank period. A pilot signal received... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140341328 - Clock reproducing and timing method in a system having a plurality of devices: A system includes a memory controller and a plurality of semiconductor devices that are series-connected. Each of the devices has memory core for storing data. The memory controller provides a clock signal for synchronizing the operations of the devices. Each device includes a phase-locked loop (PLL) that is selectively enabled... Agent: Conversant Intellectual Property Management Incorporated

20140341327 - Transponder unit, system and method for contactless data transmission: A transponder unit for the contactless transmission of modulated data to a reader is provided. The transponder unit includes a clock generator configured to generate a clock signal and to synchronize the clock signal in a synchronization mode, on the basis of a signal received from the reader, and a... Agent: Infineon Technologies Ag

  
11/13/2014 > 58 patent applications in 32 patent subcategories.

20140334527 - Method and system for allocating communication resources: The present invention relates to a method for allocating communication resources in a multi-user cellular communication system, wherein communication resources are divided in time periods and frequency sub-bands, wherein part of the communication resources are used for frequency-localized communication channels, and part of the communication resources are used for frequency... Agent:

20140334528 - 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: Interdigital Technology Corporation

20140334529 - Method, apparatus, receiver and communication device for estimating phase noise: A method and apparatus for estimating phase noise, a receiver, and a communication device are provided. The method includes: obtaining a transmitted symbol estimation value ã(k) which is corresponding to a equalized symbol r(k) of received data, where k=0, . . . , K−1, and K is the number of... Agent: Zte Corporation

20140334530 - Ofdm receiver with time domain channel estimation: An OFDM communication system performs time domain channel estimation responsive to received symbols before the symbols are processed by a fast Fourier transform. The communication system generates virtual pilots from actual pilots to improve the stability and quality of channel estimation. The system generates a reference signal from the actual... Agent: Acorn Technologies, Inc.

20140334531 - Methods and apparatus for all digital multi-level outphasing using bandwidth reduction: For use in a transmitter in a wireless network, a transmitter apparatus is configured for digital multi-level outphasing. The apparatus includes a bandwidth reduction (BWR) modulator block configured to receive a phase modulated carrier and reduce a bandwidth of the phase modulated carrier using amplitude modulation. The apparatus also includes... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20140334537 - Image processing device and image processing method: The communication unit acquires encoded data of 3D images, and the 3D image bitstream that includes at least the disparity information representing the disparity of these 3D images. The CPU specifies the playback timing of the 3D images. Based on the disparity information, the CPU determines the re-encoding section, which... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140334535 - 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: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140334536 - Signaling signed band offset values for sample adaptive offset (sao) filtering in video coding: A method for signaling sample adaptive offset (SAO) band offset syntax elements in a video encoder is provided that includes receiving a plurality of band offset syntax elements, entropy encoding an absolute value of a magnitude of each band offset syntax element in a compressed video bit stream, and entropy... Agent:

20140334534 - Sub-block transform coding of prediction residuals: Techniques and tools for sub-block transform coding 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 encoder may determine the transform sizes... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140334533 - System and method for adaptive coding tree mode decision: A system and method for encoding video is provided. The system may partition a video frame into multiple coding units. The system may determine a memory bandwidth budget and selectively code each coding unit based on a memory cost as compared to the memory bandwidth budget.... Agent:

20140334532 - Systems, apparatuses, and methods for transcoding a bitstream: Examples of systems, apparatuses, and methods for to transcoding a bitstream are described herein. An example content distribution system may include an interconnect configured to provide encoded video data from an encoder to a decoder. The interconnect is configured to receive a bitstream including the encoded video data from the... Agent: Magnum Semiconductor, Inc.

20140334540 - Encoder and encoding method, decoder and decoding method, and program: The present technology relates to an encoder and an encoding method, a decoder and a decoding method, and a program by which encoding efficiency is able to be improved by constraining an appearance probability of a predetermined quantization value of an encoding target to 0 when encoding with a combination... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140334538 - Image coding apparatus, image coding method, image decoding apparatus, image decoding method, and program: An image coding apparatus configured to divide an image into one or more slices each including a plurality of blocks and to code each slice on a block-by-block basis includes a first coding unit configured to code blocks included in a first portion of the slice, and a second coding... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20140334539 - Method and device for arithmetic coding of video, and method and device for arithmetic decoding of video: Methods and apparatuses for arithmetic encoding/decoding of video data. The arithmetic decoding method includes arithmetically decoding prefix bit strings representing a two-dimensional location of a last significant coefficient in a block sequentially by using a context model, arithmetically decoding suffix bit strings in a bypass mode, and performing inverse binarization... Agent:

20140334543 - Intra prediction mode encoding/decoding method and apparatus: Disclosed are an intra prediction mode encoding and decoding method, an image decoding device, and an image encoding device. The intra prediction mode decoding method comprises the steps of: deriving most probable modes (MPMs) from surrounding prediction units adjacent to a current prediction unit; and deriving an intra prediction mode... Agent: Industry-university Cooperation Foundation Korea Aerospace University

20140334542 - Method and device for intra prediction video: A method and apparatus for intra predicting a video. The method includes: determining availability of a predetermined number of adjacent pixels used for intra prediction of a current block; if a first adjacent pixel is unavailable, searching for a second adjacent pixel that is available by searching the predetermined number... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140334544 - Spatial prediction method, image decoding method, and image coding method: A spatial prediction method capable of reducing the complexity of spatial prediction includes: detecting an edge (E) overlapping the current block by obtaining a horizontal gradient (Gy) and a vertical gradient (Gx) between pixels within a block adjacent to the current block; calculating an integer slope of the edge; determining,... Agent:

20140334541 - Video compression device: With a video compression device configured to compress one pixel per cycle, a predictive pixel generation unit generates predictive pixel values of a plurality of predictive modes defined assuming local decode pixels read from predetermined positions of a line memory as upper reference pixels and an input original image pixel... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140334545 - Hybrid video encoder apparatus and methods: Methods and apparatus for video processing are disclosed. In one embodiment the work of processing of different types of video frames is allocated between a plurality of computing resources. For example, different computing resources for can be used for I, P and B frames, where an I frame is an... Agent:

20140334549 - Image processing apparatus and method: An extraction circuit 71 of a filtering prediction circuit 64 extracts motion compensation images for generating a prediction image in a high-resolution enhancement layer from reference frames in a low-resolution base layer. A filtering circuit 72 of the filtering prediction circuit 64 performs filtering, which involves upconversion and which uses... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140334546 - Image processing method and image processing apparatus: An image processing method with which occurrence of an error is suppressed is an image processing method for processing an image signal generated by encoding a plurality of pictures. The method includes: obtaining, from the image signal, a parameter indicating restriction on a reference relation between at least one of... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140334550 - Method and apparatus for encoding/decoding motion vector: Provided are methods and apparatuses for encoding and decoding a motion vector including a method of decoding that includes obtaining a current coding unit hierarchically split from a maximum coding unit according to a current depth, obtaining a prediction mode information of a current prediction unit in the current coding... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140334551 - Method and device for encoding and decoding image: A method for decoding an image according to the present invention comprises the steps of: restoring a residual block by performing inverse quantization and inverse transformation for the entropy-decoded residual block; generating a prediction block by performing intra prediction for a current block; and restoring an image by adding the... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research

20140334548 - Method and system for video compression using an iterative encoding algorithm: Certain aspects of a method and system for video compression using an iterative encoding algorithm are disclosed. Aspects of a method may include modifying dynamically, a coding rate of at least a portion of received video data based on at least one quantized vector, during bit rate compression of the... Agent:

20140334547 - Refining motion vectors in video motion estimation: In video motion estimation an initial candidate motion vector is generated for each block and a vector error is determined as for example a DFD. Spatial gradients of pixel values are calculated and used to refine the initial candidate motion vector. The relative contribution of the spatial gradients to the... Agent:

20140334552 - Image decoding device: An image decoding device includes: an arithmetic decoding unit performing arithmetic decoding of a bitstream to obtain a binary symbol; and a bitstream decoding control unit selecting a bitstream on which the arithmetic decoding is performed by the arithmetic decoding unit. The bitstream decoding control unit causes the arithmetic decoding... Agent:

20140334555 - Method and apparatus for video quality measurement: Accuracy and efficiency of video quality measurement are major problems to be solved. According to the invention, a method for accurately predicting video quality uses a rational function of the quantization parameter QP, which is corrected by a correction function that depends on content unpredictability CU. Exemplarily, the correction function... Agent:

20140334553 - Methods and apparatuses including a statistical multiplexer with bitrate smoothing: Examples methods and apparatuses including a statistical multiplexer with the bitrate smoother are described herein. An example apparatus may include a statistical multiplexing (statmux) system for use with a communication link. The statmux system includes a bitrate smoother and a plurality of encoders. An encoder of the plurality of encoders... Agent: Magnum Semiconductor, Inc.

20140334554 - Model-based scan line encoder: A model-based scan line encoder is disclosed. A method of model-based scan line encoding includes defining a geometry model for describing a scan line of a scan, the scan line including multiple scan points. The method further includes calculating a trajectory model representing an approximate pattern of deviation of the... Agent: Leica Geosystems Ag

20140334557 - Coding concept allowing parallel processing, transport demultiplexer and video bitstream: A raw byte sequence payload describing a picture in slices, WPP substreams or tiles and coded using context-adaptive binary arithmetic coding is subdivided into tranches with continuing the context-adaptive binary arithmetic coding probability adaptation across tranche boundaries. Thereby, tranche boundaries additionally introduced within slices, WPP substreams or tiles do not... Agent:

20140334556 - Image decoding method and image decoding apparatus: An image decoding method includes: obtaining first reference picture information from a coded signal; determining whether or not a second reference picture identified by the first reference picture information is stored in a buffer; determining, when the second reference picture is not stored in the buffer, a picture stored in... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140334558 - Sample adaptive offset (sao) parameter signaling: A method for sample adaptive offset (SAO) filtering and SAO parameter signaling in a video encoder is provided that includes determining SAO parameters for largest coding units (LCUs) of a reconstructed picture, wherein the SAO parameters include an indicator of an SAO filter type and a plurality of SAO offsets,... Agent:

20140334559 - Sample adaptive offset (sao) parameter signaling: Techniques for signaling of sample adaptive offset (SAO) information that may reduce the coding rate for signaling such information in the compressed bit stream are provided. More specifically, techniques are provided that allow SAO information common to two or more of the color components to be signaled using one or... Agent:

20140334560 - Receiving device, signal processing device, and signal processing method: A receiving device according to the present invention includes: a receiver for receiving an OFDM symbol that is modulated by phase shift keying; an FFT processor for applying an FFT process to the received OFDM symbol to obtain a subcarrier signal; a demapping unit for demapping the subcarrier signal to... Agent:

20140334561 - Method and system for symbol detection using matrix decomposition: This application proposes using successive interference cancellation with an ordered matrix decomposition coupled with a search based ordered layer detection technique. The search based ordered layer detection technique is used to consider a plurality of hypothesis decision estimates for detection of symbols in multiple data streams.... Agent: Blackberry Limited

20140334563 - Method, apparatus and system for transmitting information bits: A method, an apparatus, and a system for transmitting information bits, where the method for transmitting information bits includes: dividing the information bits to be transmitted into at least two groups; encoding the information bits to be transmitted in each group; modulating the coded bits obtained by the encoding to... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co.,ltd.

20140334562 - Ofdm transmitting and receiving systems and methods thereof: An orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) transmission system is provided which includes a data processing unit which generates a transmission signal using a plurality of tones including a reserved tone, a storage unit which stores Peak Reduction Kernel information according to the type of data symbol, and a compensation unit... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140334566 - Apparatus and method for selecting transmit and receive beam in a wireless communication system: A method for operating a receiving end in a wireless communication system includes receiving subset information on analog beams of a transmitting end, from a transmitting end, and determining a combination of transmit beams to be used for data signal transmission to the receiving end, on the basis of the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140334565 - Method and apparatus for miniaturization of mimo systems via tightly coupled antenna array: In a Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) system, an apparatus and method includes a Tightly Coupled Array antennas (TCA) or Current Sheet Antennas (CSA). Far-field radiation patterns from any current sheet antenna are formed from the combination of the fields generated by a set of currents on the CSA of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140334564 - Method and system for providing low-complexity hybrid precoding in wireless communication systems: A method for providing low-complexity hybrid precoding is provided. The method includes identifying a subset of a plurality of precoding sets as a reduced search space. A search is performed over the reduced search space for a preferred precoding set. Identifying the reduced search space may include determining at least... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20140334567 - Multi-resolution precoding codebook: A method implemented in a base station used in a wireless communications system is disclosed. The method includes receiving, from a mobile station, a low resolution precoder matrix index for a plurality of resource blocks (RBs), receiving, from the mobile station, a high resolution precoder matrix index for part of... Agent:

20140334568 - Communication device, communication system, and communication method: A communication device is provided that readily increases the communication capacity of communication data based on a given protocol, without increasing the number of wired connections. The communication device sends and receives communication data through a communication line. A transmitting section sends a communication signal of modulated communication data to... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140334569 - Method for estimating a radio channel: This method for the estimation of a channel between an emitter and a receiver, where the said emitter emits a signal comprising symbol frames distributed in time and frequency, among which pilot symbols known to the receiver, is characterised in that it comprises the following steps: •—computation (30) of a... Agent:

20140334570 - Apparatus for transmitting broadcast signals, apparatus for receiving broadcast signals, method for transmitting broadcast signals and method for receiving broadcast signals: A method and an apparatus for transmitting broadcast signals thereof are disclosed. The apparatus for transmitting broadcast signals comprises an encoder for encoding DP (Data Pipe) data corresponding to each of a plurality of DPs, wherein the each of a plurality of DPs carries at least one service component, a... Agent:

20140334571 - Method and apparatus for acquiring a precoding matrix indicator and a precoding matrix: In the field of communication technologies, a method and an apparatus for acquiring a Precoding Matrix Indicator (PMI) and a Precoding Matrix (PM) are provided. The method includes: acquiring a reference PMI and a differential PMI according to a first non-differential codebook and a first diagonal differential codebook, where codewords... Agent:

20140334572 - Transmitter and transmission method: A transmitter is capable of suppressing a PAPR to be low and efficiently amplifying transmit power. The transmitter generates a transmission signal by oversampling a modulated signal, and includes a modulation unit that performs a modulation process on an information sequence and that generates a constant envelope signal and a... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20140334573 - Digital radios: wherein the second section is arranged such that the phase accumulator output signal is modified by a phase offset signal prior to being supplied to one of the first and second coordinate rotation digital computers.... Agent: Nordic Semiconductor Asa

20140334574 - Adaptive bluetooth receiver and method: A Bluetooth receiver comprises a RF front end configured to receive a Bluetooth signal including a preamble and 34-bit pseudo-number (PN); a DC estimator communicatively coupled to the RF front end; and a frame synchronizer communicatively coupled to the DC estimator. The DC estimator is configured to perform DC offset... Agent:

20140334575 - Active signal processing personal health signal receivers: The invention provides a receiver associated with a body, e.g., located inside or within close proximity to a body, configured to receive and decode a signal from an in vivo transmitter which located inside the body. Signal receivers of the invention provide for accurate signal decoding of a low-level signal,... Agent: Proteus Digital Health, Inc.

20140334576 - Digital radio receiver system and method: Provided is a digital radio receiver system and method for switching from receiving a first broadcast service to an alternative broadcast service. Also provided is a digital radio receiver system and method for scanning for broadcast services in a broadcast signal to generate an alternative broadcast service list for use... Agent: Frontier Silicon Limited

20140334577 - Communication system with signal-to-noise ratio adjustment mechanism and method of operation thereof: A communication system includes: a partial-calculation module configured to determine a partial-sensitive output and a partial-insensitive output for a receiver message; a characterization module, coupled to the partial-calculation module, configured to calculate a mismatch characterization with a control unit using the partial-sensitive output and the partial-insensitive output; and a selection... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140334578 - Digital radio receiver system and method: Provided is a method of scanning for broadcast services in a broadcast signal to generate a broadcast service list for use with a digital radio receiver system, and the digital radio receiver system used for scanning for broadcast services to generate a broadcast service list. The system utilises spectrum awareness... Agent: Frontier Silicon Limited

20140334579 - Method and apparatus for soft symbol generation in a communication receiver: A simplified but accurate soft-symbol determination process represents one of the advantages provided by the example embodiments disclosed herein. In this regard, a mapping function “maps” symbol estimates to corresponding soft symbol values, which may be used in interference mitigation, joint detection processing, etc. Whether the mapping function is implemented... Agent:

20140334580 - Receive only smart ground-terminal antenna for geostationary satellites in slightly inclined orbits: A receive only smart antenna with a command pointing option for communicating with geostationary satellites that autonomously detects the directions from which desired signal are received, and steer the multiple beams accordingly. An array feed is used to illuminate a parabolic reflector. Each feed element of the receive only smart... Agent:

20140334581 - Plural circuit selection using role reversing control inputs: Data is communicated through two separate circuits or circuit groups, each having clock and mode inputs, by sequentially reversing the role of the clock and mode inputs. The data communication circuits have data inputs, data outputs, a clock input for timing or synchronizing the data input and/or output communication, and... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20140334582 - Measuring time offsets between devices with independent silicon clocks: Methods and apparatus relating to measuring time offsets between devices with independent silicon clocks are described. In some embodiments, logic is provided to synchronize a first clock of a first agent with a second clock of a second agent based on one or more messages exchanged between the first agent... Agent:

20140334583 - Clock embedded or source synchronous semiconductor transmitting and receiving apparatus and semiconductor system including same: The present invention relates to a clock-embedded or source synchronous semiconductor transmitting and receiving apparatus and to a semiconductor system including same. The semiconductor apparatus according to one embodiment of the present invention includes: a data providing unit for providing differential data; a multi-phase clock generator for generating a first... Agent:

20140334584 - Systems and methods for tracking a received data signal in a clock and data recovery circuit: A clock a data recovery circuit (CDR) operates recovers data from a serial input signal. The CDR uses oversampling to sample the serial input signal at multiple phases. The multiple phases are generated from a reference clock that is not locked to the data rate of the serial input signal.... Agent:

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