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02/05/2015 > 53 patent applications in 32 patent subcategories.

20150036724 - System, method, and computer program for a low power and low cost gnss receiver: A system and method for an advanced GNSS receiver that is operable to provide an ultra-fast, autonomous and reliable TTFF that does not require an initial position, at the same time, minimizing processing power and hardware cost. The system and method is able to reliably recover the time of transmission... Agent:

20150036726 - Beam forming and steering using lte diversity antenna: An antenna system, which is coupled to one or more first transceivers for processing signals according to one or more protocols, respectively, and to a second transceiver for performing a function in conjunction with at least one of the one or more protocols, is provided. The antenna system includes a... Agent: Ethertronics, Inc.

20150036725 - Multi-systems integrated modulation module and communication device: The present disclosure illustrates a multi-systems integrated modulation module. The modulation module includes a first modulation circuit and a second modulation circuit. The first modulation circuit includes a high frequency oscillator and high frequency mixers. The second modulation circuit includes a low frequency oscillator and low frequency mixers. The second... Agent: Issc Technologies Corp.

20150036727 - Calibration of quadrature imbalance via loopback phase shifts: Apparatuses, systems, and methods for calibration of quadrature imbalance in direct conversion transceivers are contemplated. A transceiver controller may perform a self-calibration to address quadrature imbalance. The controller may isolate the transmitter and receiver from any antennas, couple the radio frequency (RF) section of the transmitter to the RF section... Agent:

20150036728 - Compact dual all-outdoor point-to-point microwave radio architecture: An outdoor radio communication system housed in a single enclosure comprises a first transceiver, a second transceiver, a communication interface unit, an RF in-phase transmit combiner, an antenna coupling unit and a receive filter. The first transceiver includes a first receiver and a first transmitter. The second transceiver includes a... Agent:

20150036729 - Method for testing sensitivity of a data packet signal transceiver: A method for using a test data packet signal to test a data packet signal transceiver device under test (DUT) having an operating characteristic defined by a data packet error rate (PER) as a function of data packet signal power (PWR). The test data packet signal power is varied and... Agent: Litepoint Corporation

20150036730 - Apparatus and system for tracking data speed automatically: An apparatus and a system for automatically tracking data speed are disclosed. An embodiment of the invention provides a transmitting apparatus for automatically tracking data speed that includes: an encoder configured to convert parallelized input data according to a preset signal rule into a first signal and a second signal,... Agent:

20150036731 - Iq baseband matching calibration technique: The first and second outputs of a signal generation system are coupled to the first and second inputs of a signal digitizing system via respective electrical conductors. A controller directs the generation system to generate a first calibration signal, and the digitizing system responsively captures a first set of vector... Agent:

20150036732 - Edge based partial response equalization: A method is disclosed. The method includes sampling a data signal having a voltage value at an expected edge time of the data signal. A first alpha value is generated, and a second alpha value generated in dependence upon the voltage value. The data signal is adjusted by the first... Agent:

20150036733 - Wireless transmission of real-time media: A method, wireless communication device, and computer readable medium, are disclosed, for wireless transmission of real-time media from a source to a sink over a wireless transmission channel. The wireless device initiates a peer-to-peer communication session between the sink and the source, and determines based on a time-allocation for the... Agent: Blackberry Limited

20150036737 - Content adaptive predictive and functionally predictive pictures with modified references for next generation video coding: Techniques related to content adaptive predictive and functionally predictive pictures with modified references for next generation video coding are described.... Agent:

20150036739 - Method and apparatus for generating encoded content using dynamically optimized conversion: An initial content is encoded a first time to obtain a first encoded content. One or more parameters obtained from the first encoding are used to generate an encoding coefficient. The initial content is encoded a second time to obtain a second encoded content. The second encoding is performed using... Agent: Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

20150036738 - Method and apparatus for real-time sao parameter estimation: The disclosure provides a sample adaptive offset (SAO) encoder. The SAO encoder includes a statistics collection (SC) block and a rate distortion optimization (RDO) block coupled to the SC block. The SC block receives a set of deblocked pixels and a set of original pixels. The SC block categorizes each... Agent:

20150036741 - Method for storing movement prediction-related information in an interscreen prediction method, and method for calculating the movement prediction-related information in the inter-screen prediction method: Provided are methods for storing and obtaining motion prediction-related information in inter motion prediction method. The method for storing the motion prediction-related information may include obtaining size information of prediction unit of a picture, and adaptively storing motion prediction-related information of the picture on the basis of the obtained size... Agent:

20150036736 - Method, device and system for producing a merged digital video sequence: A video processing device for producing a frame of a merged digital video sequence. A memory storing a first and a second digital video sequence depicting the same scene. The first digital video sequence has a higher pixel density than the second digital video sequence. A scaler generating an up-scaled... Agent: Axis Ab

20150036740 - Rate-distortion-complexity optimization of video encoding guided by video description length: A system and method provide a video description length (VDL) guided constant quality video encoding strategy with bitrate constraint and a video coding system for optimizing encoding bitrate, distortion and complexity of an input video. The method obtains an overall VDL, temporal VDL and spatial VDL of the input video... Agent:

20150036734 - Video processing mode switching: Methods and apparatus for switching between different video processing modes in an apparatus. In a first mode, minimal processing of the video frames may be performed by the apparatus prior to feeding the frames to a display controller. In a second mode, the apparatus may perform additional rendering of the... Agent: Apple Inc.

20150036735 - Wireless transmission of real-time media: A method, wireless communication device, and computer readable medium, are disclosed, for encoding real-time media for wireless transmission from a source to a sink over a wireless transmission channel. The wireless device initiates a peer-to-peer communication session between the sink and the source, then determines based on a time-allocation for... Agent: Blackberry Limited

20150036742 - Image encoding apparatus, image encoding method, image decoding apparatus, and image decoding method: The present invention provides an image encoding/decoding technique that is capable of achieving the higher compression efficiency. An image encoding method comprises: an intra prediction step which performs intra prediction on a block basis to generate a predicted image; a subtraction step which calculates the difference in prediction between the... Agent:

20150036744 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: Provided is an image processing apparatus including an enhancement layer prediction section configured to generate a predicted image of a first prediction block of a color difference component in an enhancement layer of an image subjected to scalable video decoding using a prediction function of a luminance based color difference... Agent: Sony Corporation

20150036743 - Interlayer prediction method and device for image signal: The present invention relates to a multilayer structure-based image coding and decoding method. The present invention provides a method of using an intra prediction mode of a corresponding block of a lower layer in intra-frame predictive coding of a target block of an upper layer to increase coding efficiency and... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20150036745 - Method and apparatus of simplified luma-based chroma intra prediction: A method and apparatus for chroma intra prediction based on reconstructed luma pixels and chroma pixels are disclosed. The chroma intra prediction is based on a linear model of derived co-located current luma pixels of the current luma block scaled by a scaling factor. The scaling factor comprises a product... Agent:

20150036746 - Moving picture prediction method, moving picture coding method and apparatus, and moving picture decoding method and apparatus: An image decoding method is provided which includes a time information determination step of determining time information of a current picture, a first reference picture referred to by the current picture and a second reference picture referred to by the current picture; a scaling parameter calculation step of calculating a... Agent:

20150036747 - Encoding and decoding apparatus for concealing error in video frame and method using same: An encoding apparatus and method for concealing an error in a video frame are provided. The encoding apparatus for concealing an error in a video frame includes a vector computation unit, a difference computation unit, and an information insertion unit. The vector computation unit computes a predicted motion vector (pMV)... Agent:

20150036748 - Image decoding method: An image decoding method includes: dividing a current block into sub-blocks; deriving, for each sub-block, one or more prediction information candidates; obtaining an index; and decoding the current block using the prediction information candidate selected by the index. The deriving includes: determining whether a neighboring block neighboring each sub-block is... Agent:

20150036749 - Method and an apparatus for processing a video signal: An apparatus for processing a video signal and method thereof are disclosed. The present invention includes receiving prediction mode information, interpolating information and a residual of a current block, reconstructing an interpolating pixel using the interpolating information and a neighbor block, and reconstructing the current block using the interpolating pixel,... Agent:

20150036750 - Method for storing movement prediction-related information in an interscreen prediction method, and method for calculating the movement prediction-related information in the inter-screen prediction method: Provided are methods for storing and obtaining motion prediction-related information in inter motion prediction method. The method for storing the motion prediction-related information may include obtaining size information of prediction unit of a picture, and adaptively storing motion prediction-related information of the picture on the basis of the obtained size... Agent:

20150036751 - Method for storing movement prediction-related information in an interscreen prediction method, and method for calculating the movement prediction-related information in the inter-screen prediction method: Provided are methods for storing and obtaining motion prediction-related information in inter motion prediction method. The method for storing the motion prediction-related information may include obtaining size information of prediction unit of a picture, and adaptively storing motion prediction-related information of the picture on the basis of the obtained size... Agent:

20150036752 - Method for storing movement prediction-related information in an interscreen prediction method, and method for calculating the movement prediction-related information in the inter-screen prediction method: Provided are methods for storing and obtaining motion prediction-related information in inter motion prediction method. The method for storing the motion prediction-related information may include obtaining size information of prediction unit of a picture, and adaptively storing motion prediction-related information of the picture on the basis of the obtained size... Agent:

20150036753 - Image processing device and method, and recording medium: Provided is an image processing device including a transform unit configured to transform a coding parameter used in coding of a first image into a coding parameter of a second image which is different from the first image and is of substantially the same time as the first image, and... Agent: Sony Corporation

20150036755 - Method and system for priority-based digital multi-stream decoding: Aspects of a method and system for priority-based digital multi-stream decoding. A multi-stream decoder may be enabled to decode and present multiple streams of a multi-stream multimedia application, simultaneously. The multi-stream decoder may be enabled to determine a priority level for each of the received multiple streams of the multimedia... Agent:

20150036754 - Video-encoding method, video-decoding method, and apparatus implementing same: The present invention relates to an inter-layer prediction method and to an apparatus implementing the method. The method may comprise the steps of generating a first block constituted by the value obtained by up-sampling the reconstruction value of a reference block of a reference layer corresponding to the current block;... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20150036756 - Radio frequency interference reduction in multimedia interfaces: A device for communications over a multimedia communication interface. The device can be a source device including a scrambling circuit that receives control data associated with multimedia data to be transmitted over the multimedia channel of the multimedia communication interface, and generates scrambled control codes based on the control data.... Agent:

20150036758 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: Provided is an image processing apparatus including a decoding section that decodes quad-tree information identifying a first quad-tree set to a first layer of a scalable-video-decoded image containing the first layer and a second layer higher than the first layer, and a setting section that sets a second quad-tree to... Agent:

20150036757 - Systems and methods for adaptively applying a deblocking filter: Systems and methods for adaptively applying a deblocking filter using a maximum bitrate and/or resolution thresholds are disclosed. In one embodiment, post-processing encoded video data utilizing an adaptive deblocking filter include determining threshold values for maximum bitrate and resolution of encoded video based upon a minimum acceptable video quality for... Agent: Divx, LLC

20150036759 - Cofdm using pseudo orthogonal qpsk coding: A Coded Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (COFDM) communication systems is implemented in which each subcarrier data stream is individually FEC encoded instead of FEC encoding the overall input data stream as implemented in conventional COFDM systems. Specifically, each subcarrier is independently encoded using pseudo orthogonal QPSK M-QAM FEC modulators, transmitted,... Agent:

20150036760 - Rf architecture utilizing a mimo chipset for near field proximity sensing and communication: A re-configurable RF architecture includes both a 2×2 MIMO mode and a 1×2 MIMO mode The 2×2 MIMO mode includes a first RF chain coupled with a first dual band antenna and configured to both transmit (Tx) and receive (Rx) using two different RF protocols. The 2×2 MIMO mode also... Agent:

20150036761 - Structured mimo codebook: Provided is a method of wireless communication which includes selecting a codebook from a plurality of codebooks in accordance with an antenna characteristic, and transmitting an indication of the selected codebook. Each of the plurality of codebooks is associated with one of a plurality of antenna characteristics. In some designs,... Agent:

20150036762 - Systems and methods for cancelling cross polarization interference in wireless communication using polarization diversity: An exemplary system may comprise a first and second device and a first and second power splitter coupled to a single cable. The first device may be configured to receive a first noise signal of a first polarization, and to adaptively cancel, based on the first noise signal, first noise... Agent: Aviat U.s., Inc.

20150036763 - Method and apparatus for removing coupling between antennas in multi-antenna based wireless communication system: A communication apparatus in a multi-antenna wireless communication system is disclosed. In detail, the communication apparatus includes a first processor for processing a baseband signal defined as a first virtual antenna group, a second processor for mapping a signal defined as a second virtual antenna group and the baseband signal... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20150036764 - Transmitter, receiver, and controlling methods thereof: A transmitter and receiver of a broadcast signal and corresponding methods are provided. The transmitter includes: a preamble symbol inserter configured to insert a preamble symbol including a synchronization part and an information part into a frame; and a transmitting unit configured to transmit the frame including the preamble symbol.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20150036765 - Transmitter, receiver and controlling method thereof: A transmitter includes: a frame generator configured to generate a frame including a frame starting symbol, at least one data symbol and a frame closing symbol; a pilot and reserved tone inserter configured to insert pilots and reserved tones in at least one of the frame starting symbol, the data... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20150036766 - Level de-multeplexed delta sigma modulator based transmitter: This specification discloses a level de-multiplexed DSM based transmitter and a method for providing the same. Broadly embodiments of the present specification enable wireless transmitters that are based on multi-level de-multiplexed DSM. A three-level de-multiplexed DSM based transmitter is disclosed as an example. More generally, the use of m-level de-multiplexed... Agent:

20150036767 - Digitally controlled edge interpollator (dcei) for digital to time converters (dtc): A Digital-to-Time (DTC) for a Digital Polar Transmitter (DPT) comprises a coarse delay/phase segment and a fine delay/phase segment. The coarse delay/phase segment generates an even delay/phase signal and an odd delay/phase signal. The fine/phase delay segment receives the even coarse phase signal and the odd coarse phase signal, and... Agent:

20150036768 - Method and apparatus for adaptively setting threshold for signal demodulation: Provided is a method and apparatus to adaptively set a threshold for signal demodulation. The apparatus and the method include adaptively setting a threshold to demodulate a currently received symbol based on the demodulation value of a previously received symbol based on a comparison value. The comparison value is obtained... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20150036769 - Apparatus and method for processing signals: An apparatus for processing signals, in particular physiological measuring signals, is provided with a number of channels with main signal inputs for receiving input signals. Each of the input signals has a specific signal component and a signal component common to all input signals. Each channel is provided with an... Agent:

20150036771 - Device and method for communication correction: Embodiments of the present invention provide a device and method for communication correction. The device includes a receiving channel and a correction channel, where the receiving channel includes an analogue radio-frequency front end, a demodulator, a first analogue-to-digital converter, and a first channel correction module that are connected sequentially, and... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20150036770 - Reception apparatus and reception method: According to one embodiment, a reception apparatus is configured to receive a radio signal comprising a plurality of modulated subcarriers. The reception apparatus has a demodulator, a subcarrier specification module, and an error correction decoder. The demodulator is configured to demodulate the radio signal to generate the subcarriers. The subcarrier... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20150036772 - Observation of the true channel from band-limited frequency domain observations: A radio device receives a band-limited signal and estimates signal components beyond the band edges to extend the signal and eliminate the band-limited effects. The extended signal is transformed to the time domain to produce an estimate of the true time domain channel.... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20150036773 - Cancellation system for millimeter-wave radar: In a millimeter-wave radar, full-duplex operation is achieved by measuring a time interval during which a leakage signal is present in a digital baseband received signal, generating samples of the digital baseband received signal, and masking a subset of the samples corresponding to the time interval, which removes the leakage... Agent:

20150036774 - Clock and data recovery circuit: A CDR circuit includes an AD converter that converts an analog input signal to a digital output signal according to an operation clock signal; a phase adjuster that subtracts a first phase from a first clock signal having a first frequency equal to a frequency of the input signal to... Agent:

20150036775 - Methods and circuits for reducing clock jitter: A communication system includes a continuous-time linear equalizer in the clock forward path. The equalizer may be adjusted to minimize clock jitter, including jitter associated with the first few clock edges after the clock signal is enabled. Reducing early-edge jitter reduces the power and circuit complexity otherwise needed to turn... Agent:

20150036776 - Wireless clock regeneration and synchronization: A method and apparatus are described for regenerating a local clock within a wireless module and synchronizing the local clock with a wireless host clock. For one embodiment, the wireless module generates a local clock, counts the cycles of the clock during a common timing reference period maintained wirelessly between... Agent:

  
01/29/2015 > 60 patent applications in 34 patent subcategories.

20150030055 - Apparatus and method for modulating data message by employing orthogonal variable spreading factor (ovsf) codes in mobile communication system: A method for converting source data to a channel-modulated signal having a plurality of pairs of in-phase (I) and quadrature-phase (Q) data in a mobile station, wherein the mobile station uses at least one channel, includes the steps of: a) encoding the source data to generate at least one data... Agent:

20150030056 - Operating point setting of an amplifier: Embodiments related to the setting of an operating point of an amplifier are described and depicted.... Agent:

20150030057 - System and method for providing a full fail-safe capability in signal transmission networks: Systems and methods for providing a full fail-safe capability in signal transmission networks are disclosed. For example, a system for providing a full fail-safe capability in signal transmission networks includes at least a first electronic circuit to transmit and receive signals or data, at least one driver unit coupled to... Agent:

20150030058 - Cqi feedback for mimo deployments: The present disclosure provides a receiver, a transmitter and methods of operating a receiver and a transmitter. In one embodiment, the receiver includes a receive portion employing transmission signals from a transmitter, having multiple transmit antennas, that is capable of transmitting at least one spatial codeword and adapting a transmission... Agent: Texas Instruments Inc.

20150030059 - Method and apparatus for detecting improper connections near a customer premises equipment: According to certain aspects, embodiments of the invention relate to methods and apparatuses to detect loss of connectivity due to improper connection near the CPE modem (i.e. small loop condition) based on the analysis of SELT. In embodiments, this condition is detected based on separately analyzing the location and levels... Agent:

20150030060 - Radio channel data and the use thereof: Apparatus comprises a receiver receiving wireless transmission of a real radio system from at least one base station of a radio system as a function of reception direction. The transmission comprises predetermined data. The apparatus comprises also a processing unit that forms taps of a delay profile on the basis... Agent:

20150030061 - Receiver with signal arrival detection capability: A receiver includes a phase click detector, a controller, and a comparator. The phase click detector detects phase clicks in an input signal, where a phase click corresponds to a change in phase of at least a first threshold. The controller is coupled to the phase click detector for calculating... Agent: Silicon Laboratories Inc.

20150030063 - Characterizing a broadband wireless channel: Embodiments disclosed herein provide systems and methods for determining properties of a channel response in frequency and time at a subcarrier basis. The determined properties of the channel may include a power delay profile (PDP), channel impulse response, attenuation and phase response over frequency and time, and antenna correlation over... Agent:

20150030062 - Precoding loss reduction: An apparatus for encoding data signals includes a transmitter configured to encode and transmit a data signal over a communication channel, the transmitter including a precoder; a signal shaper configured to adjust the data signal by applying an equalization setting to the data signal, the equalization setting including an amplitude... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20150030064 - Signal transmission system: A signal transmission system has a modulation signal converter 1 that generates a modulation signal using a Manchester code with a duty ratio of 50% in accordance with transmission data; a clock generator 6 that generates a clock with the amount of delay with respect to the rising or falling... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20150030067 - Method and apparatus for coded block flag coding in high efficiency video coding: A method and an apparatus for decoding of a video bitstream are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprises: decoding a first coded block flag (cbf) of the color component indicating whether a current coding unit (CU) of the color component has at least one non-zero transform coefficient (830). According... Agent: Mediatek Singapore Pte. Ltd.

20150030066 - Screen content coding systems and methods: Presented systems and methods facilitate screen content coding. A system can comprises: a processing component configured to execute coding operations and a storage component configured to store information for the processing component, including the color table and color index map. The coding operations can include: receiving information associated with a... Agent:

20150030068 - Image processing device and method: The present disclosure relates to an image processing device and method that enable efficient decoding of a picture partitioned into tiles. Upon being supplied with a tile initial QP from a tile initial QP buffer, a differential QP generation unit acquires a picture initial QP by sending a request to... Agent: Sony Corporation

20150030069 - Neighbor management for use in entropy encoding and methods for use therewith: An entropy coding module is provided for use in a video encoder that encodes a video input signal based on a plurality of macroblocks derived from the video input signal. The entropy coding module includes an entropy coder that generates entropy encoded data from discrete transformed coefficients for the plurality... Agent: Vixs Systems, Inc.

20150030070 - Adaptive decoding of a video frame in accordance with initiation of non-sequential playback of video data associated therewith: A method includes determining that a reference video frame of a predicted frame or a bi-predicted frame, corresponding to a point in time of beginning of a non-sequential playback of video data and currently being decoded, is unavailable or corrupt. The method also includes determining if a reference video frame... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20150030074 - Decoding device and decoding method, and encoding device and encoding method: The present technique relates to a decoding device and a decoding method, and an encoding device and an encoding method, capable of performing encoding and decoding independently in the time direction for each tile. A decoding unit generates a prediction image by performing, for each of tiles, motion compensation of... Agent: Sony Corporation

20150030076 - Hierarchical packing of syntax elements: A method operates within an integrated circuit device having a plurality of processing lanes. The method determines a first number of packs among one or more first packs associated with a first processing lane of the plurality of processing lanes, associates the first number of packs with a first used... Agent:

20150030075 - Image decoding method, image coding method, image decoding device and image coding device: An image coding method is provided for coding, on a per-block basis, pictures each including slices. The method involves estimating a current motion vector which is a motion vector of a current block to be coded and specifies a reference block included in a reference picture; generating a prediction image... Agent:

20150030079 - Method of predicing a motion vector for a current block in a current picture: A method of predicting a motion vector for a current block in a current picture includes obtaining, by the moving picture decoding device, at least three motion vectors for at least three blocks other than the current block based on a direction of a reference picture, wherein the direction of... Agent:

20150030080 - Method of predicing a motion vector for a current block in a current picture: A method of predicting a motion vector for a current block in a current picture includes obtaining, by the moving picture decoding device, at least three motion vectors for at least three blocks other than the current block based on a direction of a reference picture, wherein the direction of... Agent:

20150030077 - Method of predicting a motion vector for a current block in a current picture: A method of predicting a forward motion vector for a current block in a current picture includes obtaining, by the moving picture decoding device, at least three motion vectors for at least three blocks other than the current block based on a direction of a reference picture, wherein the direction... Agent:

20150030078 - Method of predicting a motion vector for a current block in a current picture: A method of predicting a motion vector for a current block in a current picture includes obtaining, by the moving picture decoding device, at least three motion vectors for at least three blocks other than the current block based on a direction of a reference picture, wherein the direction of... Agent:

20150030071 - Motion vector reuse for adaptive bit rate streaming: A device for motion vector reuse for adaptive bit rate streaming may include a first encoder, a second encoder, and a network interface. The first encoder may be configured to perform motion estimation on a video content item to generate motion vectors for the video content item and to encode... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20150030072 - Spatial scalable video coding using non-scalable video codec: This invention discloses an encoding apparatus and a decoding apparatus for scalable video coding such that a non-scalable video decoder is usable for decoding a scalable video bit-stream comprising a base layer bit-stream and an enhancement layer bit-stream. In one embodiment, a source video frame is downscaled to give a... Agent: Hong Kong Applied Science And Technology Research Institute Company Limited

20150030073 - Sub-pu motion prediction for texture and depth coding: In accordance with one or more techniques of this disclosure, a video coder may divide a current prediction unit (PU) into a plurality of sub-PUs. Each of the sub-PUs may have a size smaller than a size of the PU. Furthermore, the current PU may be in a depth view... Agent:

20150030081 - Parameter update method for entropy coding and decoding of conversion coefficient level, and entropy coding device and entropy decoding device of conversion coefficient level using same: Methods and apparatuses for decoding and encoding video are provided. A method includes obtaining bit strings corresponding to current transformation coefficient level information by arithmetic decoding a bitstream based on a context model that indicates a probability as to whether a bit from a bit string is a one or... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20150030065 - Method and apparatus for processing video data: A method for diagonal processing of video data includes separating diagonally arranged data from rectilinearly arranged data in a video stream, rotating the diagonally arranged data to a rectilinear position; and compressing the rotated diagonally arranged data by a rectilinear compression algorithm. Alternatively stated, the method includes recognizing diagonally arranged... Agent: Vstream Technologies LLC

20150030082 - Performing video encoding mode decisions based on down-scaled macroblock texture complexity: A method and apparatus are described for performing video encoding mode decisions in a video transcoding system. A down-scaled frame may be received that includes at least one macroblock. The down-scaled frame may be associated with a full-scale frame having a plurality of macroblocks that have been downsampled. A weighting... Agent: Ati Technologies Ulc

20150030083 - Image coding method, image decoding method, image coding apparatus, image decoding apparatus, and image coding and decoding apparatus: An image coding method includes: writing, into a sequence parameter set, buffer description defining information for defining a plurality of buffer descriptions; writing, into the sequence parameter set, reference list description defining information for defining a plurality of reference list descriptions corresponding to the buffer descriptions; and writing, into a... Agent:

20150030085 - Image coding method, image coding apparatus, image decoding method, image decoding apparatus, and image coding and decoding apparatus: The image coding method for coding an input image includes: converting, into a bin string, an offset value used in an offset process to be applied to a pixel value of a reconstructed image corresponding to the input image; and performing bypass arithmetic coding on the bin string using a... Agent:

20150030084 - Techniques for streaming video quality analysis: Improved techniques for streaming video quality analysis are described. In one embodiment, for example, an apparatus may comprise a processor element, an identification component for execution by the processor element to determine frame identifications for each of a set of tagged video frames based on frame identifiers contained in the... Agent:

20150030086 - Video encoding method and device and video decoding method and device for parallel processing: Provided are video encoding and decoding methods and apparatuses for parallel processing. The video decoding method includes obtaining a parallel processing syntax indicating a parallel processing type that is applied to a second data unit of a lower level from a first data unit header of an upper level, obtaining... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20150030087 - Use of a depth condition in 3dv codec: In general, the disclosure relates to encoding and decoding a block of video data associated with three-dimensional (3D) video. A video coding device determines whether a depth condition associated with the block of video data should be set to valid within a coded bitstream. When the depth condition should be... Agent:

20150030088 - Clock recovery for media stream in bursty network channel: A media processing device includes a transmission interface to transmit an output media stream based on an output clock signal, whereby output video stream includes a representation (e.g., a transcoded representation) of an input media stream. The media processing device further includes a clock drift module to generate a stream... Agent: Vixs Systems Inc.

20150030089 - Current loop voltage modulator for communication interface: Systems for communicating over a communication interface are provided. An integrated circuit includes circuitry for monitoring a current flowing between two terminals of the integrated circuit. The integrated circuit also includes a voltage driver circuit for modulating a voltage between two terminals of the integrated circuit. The voltage driver modulates... Agent: General Electric Company

20150030090 - Communication method for user equipment and user equipment, and communication method for base station and base station: The present invention relates to subframe configuration information for half duplex frequency duplex (HD-FDD) or time division duplex (TDD). The subframe configuration indicates which of a predefined plurality of continuous subframes is a subframe for downlink reception, which of the plurality of contiguous subframes is a subframe for uplink transmission,... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20150030095 - Channel sounding for improved system performance: A transmitter generates and transmits a low rate signal to its intended receiver. Upon receiving the low rate signal, the intended receiver generates and transmits a channel sounding response (CSR), said CSR being a short burst having a predefined transmit format and carrying predetermined information. The transmitter then analyzes the... Agent:

20150030096 - Computing system with joint-transmission mechanism and method of operation thereof: A computing system includes: a communication unit configured to: identify an overall communication content or a portion therein for blind-joint transmission with a second device for utilizing the second device and a third device to send the overall communication content to a first device, generate a first encoded set corresponding... Agent:

20150030093 - Encoding apparatus and encoding method of multiple input multiple output communication system: When precoding information corresponding to data items of respective layers to be transmitted is received from an upper layer, an encoding apparatus of a multiple input multiple output (MIMO) communication system selects a precoding matrix among a plurality of precoding matrices stored in a storage using the precoding information and... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20150030094 - Interference avoidance for beamforming transmissions in wireless communication devices and systems: Systems and techniques for interference avoidance beamforming transmissions are described. A described technique includes accessing, at a first device, data for transmission to a second device; performing, at the first device, a channel sounding process with a third device to obtain channel feedback regarding a wireless channel between the first... Agent:

20150030097 - Method and apparatus for subcarrier and antenna selection in mimo-ofdm system: A method and apparatus for radio resources control in a multiple input multiple output (MIMO) orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) communication system are disclosed. Radio resources are controlled by producing and applying a respective adaptive modulation and coding to each data stream. Applying a respective transmit power level to that... Agent: Interdigital Technology Corporation

20150030092 - Methods and a device for multi-resolution precoding matrix indicator feedback: Disclosed are methods and a device for Multi-resolution PMI Feedback. In one implementation, a user equipment finds a rank 1 or rank 2 Precoding Matrix Indicator based on the signal channel matrix and interference covariance matrix, defines an error vector, obtains an orthonormal basis for the projection matrix, finds the... Agent: Motorola Mobility LLC

20150030091 - Transmission mode allocation in lte networks: The number of active antenna ports used for uplink and/or downlink MIMO transmissions to a given user are dynamically adjusted, based on user data traffic payload size per period of time, and based on RF conditions. An example method, in a radio transceiver that supports two or more MIMO transmission... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20150030098 - Interference canceling for mobile devices: A user-device implemented method includes encoding a first digital signal to generate a first digital baseband signal and modulate the first digital baseband signal to generate one or more RF signals corresponding to one or more frequency bands. The one or more RF signals are transmitted via one or more... Agent: Sony Corporation

20150030100 - Apparatus for transmitting broadcast signals, apparatus for receiving broadcast signals, method for transmitting broadcase signals and method for receiving broadcast signals: A method and an apparatus for transmitting broadcast signals thereof are disclosed. The method for transmitting broadcast signals includes processing input streams into BB frames in PLPs; encoding data of the PLPs; building at least one signal frame by mapping the encoded data of the PLPs; and modulating data in... Agent:

20150030099 - Circuits and methods for reducing the amplitude of complex signals: For crest factor reduction in a first signal having first and second components, the first component is delayed. A second signal is generated in response to detecting that a peak in the first component exceeds a predetermined threshold. Amplitude of the peak in the first component is reduced in response... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20150030101 - Method and apparatus for generating a phy header field: In a method of generating a field of a physical layer (PHY) header of a data unit, bits to be included in the field are generated and the bits are duplicated to generate duplicated bits. First modulation data is generated based on the duplicated bits. The first modulation data corresponds... Agent:

20150030104 - Apparatus and method for compensating output signals of magnetic encoder using digital phase-locked loop: An apparatus and method for compensating output signals of a magnetic encoder are disclosed. The apparatus includes a pre-calibration unit, an advanced phase detector, a loop filter, a voltage controlled oscillator (VCO), and a pulse generator. The pre-calibration unit obtains two phase-compensated waveforms through trigonometric function operations, and adjusts the... Agent: Research & Business Foundation Sungkyunkwan University

20150030102 - Wideband quadrature error correction: A transmission module is provided that includes a transmitter, a loopback receiver, and a QEC controller. In a first state, the QEC controller calibrates the loopback receiver to remove quadrature imbalance in the loopback receiver. In a second state, a communication pathway is provided between the transmitter and the loopback... Agent: Analog Devices, Inc.

20150030103 - Wideband quadrature error detection and correction: A transmission module is provided that includes a transmitter, a loopback receiver, and a QEC controller. The QEC controller identifies quadrature imbalance in the transmitter based at least one a comparison of the data signals at the output of the loopback receiver with data signals at the input of the... Agent:

20150030105 - Suppression of spurious harmonics generated in tx driver amplifiers: The transmission path of a communication device includes, in part, N upconverters each of which receives M phases of a signal to be transmitted. Each upconverter further receives one of N sets of phases of a LO signal. Each of the N sets includes M phases of the LO signal.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20150030106 - Receiver circuit: A receiver circuit includes: first and second phase adjusters that generate first and second clock signals; first and second determinators that perform binary determination on input data in synchronization with the first and second clock signals; a phase detection circuit that detects a phase on the basis of determination values... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20150030107 - Low complexity maximum-likelihood-based method for estimating emitted symbols in a sm-mimo receiver: A receiver estimates a vector of emitted symbols over a MIMO transmission channel which are emitted by a emitting antennas. The receiver receives a vector of received symbols on receiving antennas. Estimation of the vector of emitted symbols is made by calculating a metric associated with a criterion for each... Agent: Stmicroelectronics International N.v.

20150030108 - Frequency offset estimation method in ofdm system and ofdm receiver using the same: A method of estimating a frequency offset based on a training symbol in a receiver of an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) system, includes receiving a first training symbol having a periodicity and a predetermined second training symbol, and calculating a correlation value for the first training symbol based on... Agent: Research & Business Foundation Sungkyunkwan University

20150030109 - Frequency division multiplexing system with selectable rate: An OFDM system uses a normal mode which has a symbol length T, a guard time TG and a set of N sub-carriers, which are orthogonal over the time T, and one or more fallback modes which have symbol lengths KT and guard times KTG where K is an integer... Agent:

20150030110 - Impulse noise mitigation under out-of-band interference conditions: An impulse noise mitigation circuit (INMC) may set a cut-off frequency of each of two high pass filters to bound a frequency bandwidth of a desired signal, wherein a first of the two filters allows frequencies higher than the frequency bandwidth of the desired signal, and a second of the... Agent:

20150030111 - System and method for generating an essentially sinusoidal synchronization pulse: A reception system for a control unit in a vehicle having a voltage generator for generating a synchronization pulse which generates the synchronization pulse within predefined specification limits and having a predefined shape and a predefined time behavior, the reception system outputting the synchronization pulse for synchronizing a signal transmission... Agent:

20150030112 - Three phase clock recovery delay calibration: System, methods and apparatus are described that facilitate transmission of data, particularly between two devices within an electronic apparatus. Information is transmitted in N-phase polarity encoded symbols. A clock recovery circuit may be calibrated based on state transitions in a preamble transmitted on two or more connectors. A calibration method... Agent:

20150030113 - Phase control block for managing multiple clock domains in systems with frequency offsets: A circuit for performing clock recovery according to a received digital signal 30. The circuit includes at least an edge sampler 105 and a data sampler 145 for sampling the digital signal, and a clock signal supply circuit. The clock signal supply circuit provides edge clock 25 and data clock... Agent:

20150030114 - Frequency locking system: A frequency locking system for locking a clock frequency in a CDR circuit without crystal oscillator is provided. Reference data information is inputted into a first low-pass filter; the first low-pass filter is connected to a first swing detector; the first swing detector is connected to a non-inverting terminal of... Agent: Ipgoal Microelectronics (sichuan) Co., Ltd.

  
01/22/2015 > 66 patent applications in 33 patent subcategories.

20150023395 - Wireless communication system including frequency hopping electronic devices, and control method and storage medium therefor: A wireless communication system in which a master device and a slave device each performing wireless communication by a frequency hopping system can operate in synchronism with each other. In the master device, a master microcomputer outputs a first sync signal to a RTC unit after a transmission timing signal... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20150023396 - Method and apparatus for channel mapping based on frequency hopping: A method can be used for channel mapping based on frequency hopping. A working channel label of a node is computed according to the number of working channels of the node in frequency hopping mode, an identifier of the node, and a time parameter corresponding to a current superframe. A... Agent:

20150023397 - Apparatus and method for transmitting/receiving the hybrid-arq ack/nack signal in mobile communication system: An apparatus and method are provided for transmitting a symbol group in a mobile communication system. The method includes generating the symbol group to which an orthogonal sequence is applied; mapping the generated symbol group to an orthogonal frequency division multiple (OFDM) symbol and a multiple antenna array based on... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20150023398 - Voltage regulator for a serializer/deserializer communication application: The voltage regulator device has a wide band amplifier having an input reference voltage, Vref and an input feedback voltage, Vfbk. The device has a source follower coupled to the wide band amplifier, the source follower coupled to an output of the wide band amplifier. The device has a VDD... Agent:

20150023399 - Direct current signal transmission system: A method and apparatus for sending data. Input signals from input wires are received. The input signals include data. Information about the input signals is identified. The data and the information are sent in digital signals over a wire to a second location. The input signals are recreated from the... Agent:

20150023400 - Antenna activity detection in multi-antenna communication: The present subject matter discloses a method for antenna activity detection in multi-antenna communication devices. In one embodiment, the method comprises computing a received signal strength indicator (RSSI) value for each of a plurality of antennas based on a sampled data associated with each of the antennas. The RSSI values... Agent:

20150023402 - Method and system for sub-audible signaling: Disclosed are various embodiments for a system and method for encoding sub-audible codes within a signal. One exemplary embodiment includes a method that includes receiving a first digital code and a second digital code; receiving a first block and a second block of a signal; embedding an echo of the... Agent:

20150023401 - Space and latency-efficient hsdpa receiver using a symbol de-interleaver: A method at a mobile device, the method comprising: receiving one or more data symbols; determining reduced symbols for each of the data symbols, the reduced symbols corresponding to each of at least two orthogonal components of the data symbols; and, storing the reduced symbols in a symbol buffer.... Agent:

20150023403 - System, terminal, and method for dynamically adjusting video: Embodiments of the present invention provide a system, a terminal, and a method for dynamically adjusting a video. The system includes: a session control unit, configured to: in a video playing process, receive operation control signaling sent by a user proxy, and generate a transcoding instruction according to the operation... Agent:

20150023405 - Disabling intra prediction filtering: A video decoder may adaptively disable, based on a syntax element, one or more filters used for intra-prediction. In addition, the video decoder may perform intra-prediction to generate prediction data for a current block of a current video slice. Furthermore, a video encoder may adaptively disable one or more filters... Agent:

20150023407 - Image decoding device, image decoding method, image encoding device, and image encoding method: Provided is an image decoding device including an acquisition section configured to acquire a first parameter indicating which tile is a region-of-interest tile from an encoded stream encoded by partitioning an image into a plurality of tiles, and a decoding section configured to decode at least one of the region-of-interest... Agent: Sony Corporation

20150023408 - Image processing apparatus and method: Disclosed herein is an image processing apparatus, including, a header information production section configured to produce, regarding each of divisional code streams obtained by dividing a code stream having a structure of a progression order produced by coding image data, header information at a start and an end of the... Agent: Sony Corporation

20150023409 - Low delay picture coding: Parallel processing concepts such as wavefront parallel processing, are realized with a reduced end-to-end delay by giving up the usual slice concept according to which slices are either coded/decoded completely independent from areas of the picture outside of the respective slice, or at least independent from areas outside the respective... Agent:

20150023406 - Method and apparatus for video encoding for each spatial sub-area, and method and apparatus for video decoding for each spatial sub-area: Provided are a video encoding method and a video decoding method according to spatial subdivisions based on splitting a picture into a first tile and a second tile, and splitting a current tile among the first tile and the second tile into at least one slice segment, encoding the first... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20150023404 - Quality optimization with buffer and horizon constraints in adaptive streaming: Techniques are provided for optimizing quality in adaptive streaming, where information is obtained relating to encoding bitrates and content quality scores for content segments of a content stream. The content segments of the content stream are provided by a content server and downloaded by a computing device. For each content... Agent:

20150023411 - Encoding an image: A quantization level is determined for use by an encoder in encoding an image in accordance with a target number of bits. For each section of the image, the pixels are analysed to estimate the complexity of the image section. For each of a plurality of candidate quantization levels, a... Agent: Imagination Technologies Limited

20150023412 - Image processing device and method: An image processing device and method that enable suppression of a reduction in coding efficiency. The image processing device dequantizes quantized data generated through decoding, using a default quantization matrix having a same size as a block size that is a unit of processing in which dequantization is performed, when... Agent:

20150023414 - Method and apparatus for encoding video and method and apparatus for decoding video, based on hierarchical structure of coding unit: An apparatus and method for encoding video data and an apparatus and method for decoding video data are provided. The encoding method includes: splitting a current picture into at least one maximum coding unit; determining a coded depth to output an encoding result by encoding at least one split region... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20150023413 - Method and device for controlling video bit rate: A method of controlling a video bit rate includes splitting the current frame into a plurality of first sub frames, deriving a sub frame goal bit rate for each of the plurality of first sub frames, and deriving a QP value for each of the plurality of first sub frames... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20150023410 - Method for simultaneously coding quantized transform coefficients of subgroups of frame: A plurality of context adaptive variable length coding (CAVLC) procedures are simultaneously performed to code quantized transform coefficients of subgroups of a target frame. Each of the subgroups contains a plurality of macroblocks, and the macroblocks of each subgroup are arranged in a same row of macroblocks. Each of the... Agent:

20150023415 - Method for noise shaping and a noise shaping filter: A method for noise shaping includes: reducing a bit-depth of an input signal to obtain a quantized input signal; feeding a quantization error corresponding to the bit-depth reduction of the input signal into a feedback loop to the input signal, the feedback loop comprising a first quantization stage, a second... Agent:

20150023416 - Image encoding device and image decoding device: According to an embodiment, an image encoding device assigns colors to pixels in a pixel block to encode an image. The device includes a generating unit to generate one or more provisional representative colors for pixels to be encoded and provisional indices for identifying the provisional representative colors based on... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20150023419 - Device and method for scalable coding of video information: An apparatus configured to code video information includes a memory and a processor in communication with the memory. The memory is configured to store video information associated with a reference layer and an enhancement layer, the reference layer comprising a reference layer (RL) picture having a first slice and a... Agent:

20150023418 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: A moving image processing apparatus includes a storage unit to store encoding parameter information generated by encoding each of multiple blocks obtained by partitioning an image; a candidate list generation unit to generate a prediction vector candidate list including two prediction vector candidates for a motion vector of each of... Agent:

20150023417 - Method for simultaneously encoding macroblock groups of frame: A first frame associated with a video stream is in a prior sequence than a second frame of the video stream. Each of the first frame and the second frame has a plurality of groups, and each of the groups contains a plurality of macroblocks. A plurality of encoding procedures... Agent:

20150023420 - Image decoding device, image encoding device, image decoding method, and image encoding method: A loop filter unit 11 carries out a class classification of a local decoded image generated by an adding unit 9 into one class for each coding block having a largest size determined by an encoding controlling unit 2 and also designs a filter that compensates for a distortion piggybacked... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20150023423 - Block identification using disparity vector in video coding: Techniques are described for determining a block in a reference picture in a reference view based on a disparity vector for a current block. The techniques start the disparity vector from a bottom-right pixel in a center 2×2 sub-block within the current block, and determine a location within the reference... Agent:

20150023425 - Content adaptive deblocking during video encoding and decoding: Disclosed herein are exemplary embodiments of methods, apparatus, and systems for performing content-adaptive deblocking to improve the visual quality of video images compressed using block-based motion-predictive video coding. For instance, in certain embodiments of the disclosed technology, edge information is obtained using global orientation energy edge detection (“OEED”) techniques on... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20150023424 - Hierarchical motion estimation method and apparatus based on adaptive sampling: A hierarchical motion prediction apparatus and method. The hierarchical motion prediction method splits a current frame and a reference frame into pixel groups, changes a pixel location of each pixel group, and selects one pixel, and thus resolutions of the current frame and reference frame are reduced. A motion vector... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20150023428 - Method and device for encoding/decoding video signals using base layer: The present invention relates to encoding and decoding a video signal by motion compensated temporal filtering. In one embodiment, a first sequence of frames are decoded by inverse motion compensated temporal filtering by selectively adding to a first image block in the first sequence image information, the image information being... Agent:

20150023426 - Method and encoding/decoding of video using common merging candidate set of asymmetric partitions: The present invention provides video encoding and decoding methods using block merging, which can be applied to a high resolution video of more than HD (High Definition) resolution. A video encoding method includes partitioning a current block into a first and a second prediction unit by using asymmetric partitioning, constructing... Agent:

20150023427 - Method and encoding/decoding of video using common merging candidate set of asymmetric partitions: The present invention provides video encoding and decoding methods using block merging, which can be applied to a high resolution video of more than HD (High Definition) resolution. A video encoding method includes partitioning a current block into a first and a second prediction unit by using asymmetric partitioning, constructing... Agent:

20150023421 - Performance control method for video coding system and coder: The present invention provides a performance control method for a video coding system, a device, and a system. The method includes: detecting whether a bus performance value is higher than or equal to a preset bus performance threshold and decreasing, when the bus performance value is higher than or equal... Agent:

20150023422 - Processing illumination compensation for video coding: In one example, a device for coding (e.g., encoding or decoding) video data includes a memory configured to store video data and a video coder configured to determine a value for an advanced residual prediction (ARP) weighting factor of a current block of the video data and to skip coding... Agent:

20150023429 - Electronic device for storing image and image storage method thereof: An electronic device and an image storage method thereof are provided. The image storage method includes acquiring a plurality of image frames, determining a number of image frames per compressed file and a divided number for image frames, dividing each of the plurality of image frames into regions having a... Agent:

20150023430 - Method and apparatus for multiview video encoding based on prediction structures for viewpoint switching, and method and apparatus for multiview video decoding based on prediction structures for viewpoint switching: A multiview video decoding method includes receiving a base view image stream of a base viewpoint and additional view image streams of at least two additional viewpoints, restoring base view images by performing motion compensation that references base view anchor pictures of an I-picture type, by using the base view... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20150023431 - Device and method for scalable coding of video information: An apparatus configured to code video information includes a memory and a processor in communication with the memory. The memory is configured to store video information associated with a reference layer and an enhancement layer, the reference layer associated with a reference layer (RL) codec and the enhancement layer associated... Agent:

20150023433 - High dynamic range, backwards-compatible, digital cinema: HDR images are coded and distributed. An initial HDR image is received. Processing the received HDR image creates a JPEG-2000 DCI-compliant coded baseline image and an HDR-enhancement image. The coded baseline image has one or more color components, each of which provide enhancement information that allows reconstruction of an instance... Agent:

20150023434 - Scalable data stream and network entity: The handling of scalable data streams by network entities is rendered less complex by, in the data stream, accompanying packets which actually carry data by packets of a different packet type which have a scalability axes descriptor defining the number of scalability axes and a semantic meaning thereof. In another... Agent:

20150023432 - Scalable video-encoding method and apparatus, and scalable video-decoding method and apparatus: Disclosed are a scalable video encoding method and apparatus and a scalable video decoding method and apparatus. The scalable video encoding method adds, into a bitstream, table index information representing one of a plurality of scalable extension type information tables in which available combinations of a plurality of scalable extension... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20150023436 - Method and apparatus for noise reduction in video systems: The disclosure provides a noise filter. The noise filter includes a motion estimation (ME) engine. The ME receives a current frame and a reference frame. The current frame comprising a current block and the reference frame includes a plurality of reference blocks. The ME engine generates final motion vectors. The... Agent:

20150023435 - Resampling filters for scalable video coding with phase offset adjustment and signaling of same: Upsampling filters for use in scalable video coding may be selected from a set of filters each with a different phase. In order to accommodate a phase offset introduced from downsampling required to maintain proper luma/chroma color space positions after upsampling, an offset parameter may be used in computing the... Agent:

20150023438 - Communication system, communication device, power supply device, and vehicle: A communication system, a communication device, a power supply device, and a vehicle are provided, which can suppress occurrence of communication abnormality while suppressing noise applied to a power supply line to be lower than a predetermined upper limit value of a standard, in communication such as inband communication in... Agent: Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd.

20150023437 - Systems and methods for physical security of information flows over a power cable connection: An aircraft includes a first electrical connector configured to couple with a first power cable, a first data communication network and a first modem coupled to first electrical connector and first data communication network and is configured to transmit data received at first electrical connector through first power cable to... Agent: The Boeing Company

20150023439 - Apparatuses, methods, and computer program products for selecting a cyclic prefix length: Methods, devices, and computer program products for energy and/or cost efficient selection of cyclic prefix length, based at least in part on consideration of propagation and channel conditions, are disclosed. The conditions can relate to, for example, the frequency selectivity and time dispersion of a radio channel, as well as... Agent:

20150023444 - Distributed antenna system for mimo signals: A distributed antenna system includes a multiple-input and multiple-output (MIMO) base station configured to output at least a first signal and a second signal. At least one master unit communicates with the MIMO base station. At least one remote unit communicates with the master unit. At least one antenna is... Agent: Andrew Wireless Systems Gmbh

20150023442 - Method to optimize the power assignment of user streams transmitted from base stations in coordinated base station transmission systems: d

20150023441 - Operating method of wireless local area network station:

20150023440 - Systems and methods for trellis coded quantization based channel feedback: System and method embodiments are provided for Trellis Coded Quantization (TCQ) based channel feedback. The embodiments provide full channel state information with a short feedback size to a scheduler in order for the scheduler to apply advanced beamforming schemes, such as those designed in non-linear precoder methods. In an embodiment,... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

20150023443 - Technique for generating a filter for data reception: A technique for generating a processing filter is provided. The processing filter allows for processing data that is received in a mobile communication network on multiple branches. A method embodiment of the technique includes the steps of determining a covariance of noise on the multiple branches and computing the processing... Agent:

20150023446 - Signal transmission device and signal transmission method: A signal transmission device includes a signal sender that sends first and second transmission signals of mutually opposite phases, a first transmission path over which the first transmission signal is transmitted, a second transmission path over which the second transmission signal is transmitted, and a signal receiver that converts the... Agent:

20150023445 - Systems and methods utilizing adaptive envelope tracking: A communication system utilizing adaptive envelope tracking includes a transmit path, a feedback receiver, a parameter component and an envelope tracking component. The transmit path is configured to generate a transmit signal. The feedback receiver is configured to generate a feedback signal from the transmit signal. The parameter component is... Agent:

20150023450 - Apparatus and methods for power control in mobile communication devices: Apparatus and methods for power control in mobile communication devices are provided. In one aspect, a method for accurately controlling an adjustable power level of a data signal in a transmit chain of a transmitter is provided. The method includes adjusting a controllable gain level of a digital-to-analog converter based... Agent:

20150023449 - Distributed signal fields (sigs) for use in wireless communications: A wireless communication device includes a communication interface and a processor and is configured to generate a preamble of an OFDM packet that includes signal fields (SIGs) that specify first characteristics of a remainder of the OFDM packet that follows the SIG fields. A first at least one SIG includes... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20150023448 - Method and apparatus for generating code sequence in a communication system: A method for transmitting a synchronization signal by a transmitting side device to a receiving side device in a wireless access system. The method includes generating a concatenated code sequence in a frequency domain by concatenating a first code sequence having a first index (M1) and a second code sequence... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20150023447 - Transmitter, transmission method used by the same, receiver for receiving a radio signal from transmitter and wireless communication system including the same: A transmitter incorporates a table (TBL1) for assigning the frame lengths of 560 μs and 600 μs to the code “0” in a binary system and assigning the frame lengths of 600 μs and 560 μs to the code “1” in the binary system. The transmitter refers to the table... Agent:

20150023451 - Predistortion factor determination for predistortion in power amplifiers: A baseband signal is generated as a sequence of complex sample values at a predetermined sample rate. A sample of the baseband signal is captured as is a sample of an output signal generated by a power amplifier from the captured sample of the baseband signal. Complex values are iteratively... Agent: Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.

20150023452 - Optical communication interface utilizing n-dimensional double square quadrature amplitude modulation: The present invention is directed to data communication system and methods. More specifically, various embodiments of the present invention provide a communication interface that is configured to transfer data at high bandwidth using nDSQ format(s) over optical communication networks. In certain embodiments, the communication interface is used by various devices,... Agent:

20150023453 - Wireless communication device and wireless communication method: e

20150023454 - Multi-phase clock generation method: Systems and methods for multi-phase signaling are described herein. In one embodiment, a method for receiving data comprises receiving a sequence of symbols from a plurality of conductors, and generating a clock signal by detecting transitions in the received sequence of symbols. The method also comprises delaying the received sequence... Agent:

20150023455 - Adaptive element shuffler: A system may include a detector, a controller, a shuffler, and a processor. The detector may detect a signal. The controller may control the shuffler based upon the signal. The shuffler may shuffle a plurality of channels at the input of a plurality of processing elements of the processor based... Agent: Analog Devices Technology

20150023456 - Systems and methods for asynchronous re-modulation with adaptive i/q adjustment: Various embodiments provide for systems and methods for signal conversion of one modulated signal to another modulated signal using demodulation and then re-modulation. According to some embodiments, a signal receiving system may comprise an I/Q demodulator that demodulates a first modulated signal to an in-phase (“I”) signal and a quadrature... Agent: Aviat U.s., Inc.

20150023457 - System and method for processing a signal received from a microelectromechanical system: System for processing a signal received from a microelectromechanical system, comprising means for sampling said received signal at a sampling frequency (Fe), means for frequency shifting a sampled signal by multiplying said sampled signal by a complex exponential function, means for low-pass filtering the frequency shifted signal, and means for... Agent:

20150023458 - Clock and data recovery using dual manchester encoded data streams: Two Manchester encoded bit streams each bit stream with accompanying embedded clock data are disclosed. The two encoded bit streams are encoded at the source using opposite polarities of the source clock to position transitions within the bit streams at the rising and falling edges of the source clock. The... Agent:

20150023459 - Reception circuit and semiconductor integrated circuit device: A reception circuit includes: a plurality of block circuits that each include a phase control circuit that controls a phase of a first clock, and a plurality of internal circuits that are driven by a second clock generated based on the phase-controlled first clock, wherein the phase control circuit in... Agent:

20150023460 - Interferometric precise timing distribution with a precision phase detector: A method distributing data in a network is provided. The method comprises measuring the path lengths between a reference clock and a plurality of remote destinations and sending a timing signal from the reference clock to the plurality of remote destinations. The method further comprises measuring the phase between the... Agent:

  
01/15/2015 > 93 patent applications in 40 patent subcategories.

20150016488 - Receiver for use in an ultra-wideband communication system: In an ultra-wideband (“UWB”) receiver, a received UWB signal is periodically digitized as a series of ternary samples. The samples are continuously correlated with a predetermined preamble sequence to develop a correlation value. When the value exceeds a predetermined threshold, indicating that the preamble sequence is being received, estimates of... Agent: Decawave Limited

20150016489 - Antenna selection with frequency-hopped sounding reference signals: The embodiments of the invention provide a method for selecting antennas for data transmission in a wireless communication network including user equipment (UE). The network is assigned a band of frequencies, wherein the band is partitioned into at least one set of subbands of the band according to a sounding... Agent:

20150016490 - Method and apparatus for selectively applying interference cancellation in spread spectrum systems: The present invention is directed to the selective provision of interference canceled signal streams to demodulating fingers in a communication receiver. According to the present invention, potential interferer signal paths are identified. Signal streams having one or more potential interferer signals removed or canceled are created, and a correlation is... Agent:

20150016491 - Differentiator based spread spectrum modulator: A spread spectrum clock generator which includes a pulse train generator circuit and a modulating circuit configured to produce a modulating signal relating to a time derivative of an output of the pulse train generator circuit. In one embodiment the modulating circuit includes a active differentiator circuit and in another... Agent:

20150016492 - Signal filtering: A signal filter (100) comprises a first transferred impedance filter, TIF, (TIFA) having four differential signal paths (PA,1, PA,2, PA,3, PA,4) and a second TIF (TIFB) having four differential signal paths (PB,1, PB,2, PB,3, PB,4)−. A first differential signal port of the first TIF (32A) is coupled to a first... Agent:

20150016493 - Serializer/deserializer apparatus with loopback configuration and methods thereof: The present invention is directed to integrated circuits. In a specific embodiment, high frequency signals from an equalizer are directly connected to a first pair of inputs of a sense amplifier. The sense amplifier also has a second pair of inputs, which can be selectively coupled to output signals from... Agent:

20150016494 - Phase discontinuity tester for multi antenna transmitters sending phase perturbed signals: A tester for determining phase discontinuity is described for a transmitter having multiple antennas sending signals to a receiver. Typically the transmitter is provided in a mobile telephone and the receiver is in a base station. The transmitter sends out the RF signals in a shaped beam using transmission diversity.... Agent: Google Inc.

20150016495 - Transmitter noise in system budget: One embodiment provides an apparatus. The example apparatus includes a root mean square (RMS) distortion determination module configured to determine an RMS distortion error and a signal to noise and distortion ratio (SNDR), the RMS distortion error determined based, at least in part, on a portion of a transmitted pulse... Agent:

20150016497 - Clock and data recovery architecture with adaptive digital phase skew: In described embodiments, a method for producing sample decisions with a digital signal processing-based SERDES device includes converting an analog signal to a digital signal, equalizing the digital signal, selecting inputs for a phase detector in a main CDR loop, computing a phase difference signal, producing a phase skew to... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20150016498 - Control device, control method and control system: A control device includes: an output circuit configured to output a first signal to a first point on a first conductive wire wired on a substrate; a reception circuit configured to receive the first signal that is transmitted through the first conductive wire, from a second point on the first... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20150016496 - Decision feedback equalizer: A decision feedback equalizer (DFE) circuit includes a first equalization path and a second equalization path. Each equalization path includes a summing node, a first latch, a second latch, a first feedback path, and a second feedback path. The first latch is configured to latch data received from the summing... Agent:

20150016499 - High perfomance dma controller for video processors: This invention for a VDMA will enable ultra HD resolution (4K) encode/decode at 30 frames per second. This invention maximizes interconnect/DDR utilization and reduces CPU intervention using virtual alignment, sub-tile optimization, transaction breakdown strategy, 4D indexing, a dedicated interface with the host and frame padding. The VDMA has separate buffers... Agent:

20150016500 - Device and method for scalable coding of video information: An apparatus configured to code video information includes a memory unit and a processor in communication with the memory unit. The memory unit is configured to store video information associated with a first layer and a second layer. The processor is configured to decode first layer pictures of the first... Agent:

20150016502 - Device and method for scalable coding of video information: An apparatus configured to code video information includes a memory unit and a processor in communication with the memory unit. The memory unit is configured to store video information associated with a current layer and an enhancement layer, the current layer having a current picture. The processor is configured to... Agent:

20150016504 - Extensions of motion-constrained tile sets sei message for interactivity: An extension to the motion-constrained tile sets SEI message provides functionality to signal all tiles are independently decodable and to signal the ROIs that may have more than one tile per ROI. With this extension, the functionality to redefine any independently decodable region-of-interest in a CVS at a coding tree... Agent:

20150016507 - Image decoding apparatus for decoding a target block by referencing information of an already decoded block in a neighborhood of the target block: To provide an image decoding apparatus that suppresses overhead of parallel processing to improve parallelization efficiency and reduce circuit costs, while solving neighboring macroblock dependencies. The image decoding apparatus (100) includes first and second decoding circuits (101, 102) having a transfer unit that transfers right neighborhood information or left neighborhood... Agent:

20150016508 - Method and apparatus for encoding images and method and apparatus for decoding images: An apparatus for decoding an image includes an encoding information extractor which extracts split information indicating whether to split a coding unit of an upper depth into coding units of deeper depths and skip information indicating whether a prediction mode of a current coding unit is a skip mode, from... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20150016506 - Method and apparatus for loop filtering across slice or tile boundaries: A method and apparatus for loop filter processing of video data in a video encoder or decoder are disclosed. Embodiments according to the present invention conditionally allow sharing of loop filter parameters. In one embodiment, sharing of loop filter information between the current block and a neighboring block is determined... Agent:

20150016501 - Palette prediction in palette-based video coding: In palette-based coding, a video coder may form a so-called “palette” as a table of colors representing the video data of a given block. The video coder may code index values for one or more pixels values of a current block of video data, where the index values indicate entries... Agent:

20150016505 - Reference picture list handling: At least one mode signaling syntax element is provided based on an encoded representation of a picture in a video sequence. The at least one mode signaling syntax element is employed to determine whether at least one final reference picture list is the same for all slices of a same... Agent:

20150016503 - Tiles and wavefront processing in multi-layer context: A video encoder may generate a bitstream that includes a syntax element that indicates whether inter-layer prediction is enabled for decoding a tile of a picture of the video data. Similarly, a video decoder may obtain, from a bitstream, a syntax element that indicates whether inter-layer prediction is enabled. The... Agent:

20150016509 - Apparatuses and methods for adjusting a quantization parameter to improve subjective quality: Apparatuses and methods for adjusting a quantization parameter to improve subjective quality are described herein. An example apparatus may include an encoder that may be configured to receive a macroblock and calculate a ratio between a level of activity of the macroblock and a variance of the macroblock. The encoder... Agent:

20150016511 - Image compression apparatus and method: An image compression apparatus including an image segmenting unit to segment an image into a plurality of image blocks; a prediction unit to take an adjacent pixel to which each pixel points in the same angle as a reference pixel, and take a pixel value or a reconstruction value of... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20150016512 - Inter-color component residual prediction: A device for decoding video data includes a memory configured to store video data, and at least one processor. The at least one processor may be configured to: determine luma residual samples for a block of video data, determine predictive chroma residual samples for the block of video data, scale... Agent:

20150016513 - Picture-level rate control for video encoding: A quantization parameter (QP) used for encoding a current picture is determined using rate control data. One or more sections of the current picture are encoded using the determined QP. After encoding the sections, the rate control data is updated based on statistical data determined from the resulting encoded sections.... Agent:

20150016510 - Region-of-interest aware video coding: An encoder comprising an encoding module and an adaptation module. The encoding module is configured to encode video in at least one region-of-interest and outside the region-of-interest. The encoding comprises quantization, and the encoding module is operable to apply a difference in quantization granularity between the encoding inside and outside... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20150016514 - Techniques for inclusion of thumbnail images in compressed video data: Various embodiments are generally directed to techniques for incorporating full-resolution frames in a coding order and corresponding thumbnail images of a motion video into compressed video data. A device to compress video frames includes a processor component; and a compression component for execution by the processor component to intersperse at... Agent:

20150016523 - Content adaptive partitioning for prediction and coding for next generation video: Techniques related to content adaptive partitioning for prediction and coding are described.... Agent:

20150016520 - Cross-layer parallel processing and offset delay parameters for video coding: In an example, a method of coding video data includes coding data of a video parameter set (VPS) of a multi-layer bitstream, including at least one of data that indicates whether any layers of the multi-layer bitstream have an inter-layer prediction restriction or data that indicates whether tile boundaries are... Agent:

20150016517 - Encoding device and encoding method, and decoding device and decoding method: Provided is an encoding device including a non-occlusion region encoding unit configured to encode a difference between an image of a neighboring viewpoint, which is a viewpoint different from a criterion viewpoint, and a predicted image of the neighboring viewpoint of a non-occlusion region of the image of the neighboring... Agent:

20150016519 - High level syntax improvement on inter-layer prediction for shvc/mv-hevc: Syntax changes for SHVC/MV-HEVC coding apparatus and methods are described which improve efficiency. In a first portion, syntax of header signaling position under P or B-slice conditions are described, and a new condition to signal inter-layer prediction layer. A second portion describes use of an inter-layer reference picture set as... Agent: Sony Corporation

20150016525 - Image encoding method and device, and decoding method and device therefor: A video encoding method and apparatus and a video decoding method and apparatus. In the video encoding method, a first predicted coding unit of a current coding unit that is to be encoded is produced, a second predicted coding unit is produced by changing a value of each pixel of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20150016522 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: Provided is an image processing apparatus including a base layer prediction section that acquires prediction mode information for an intra prediction of a first prediction unit of a color difference component in a base layer of an image to be scalable-decoded, and an enhancement layer prediction section that, when the... Agent: Sony Corporation

20150016516 - Method for intra prediction improvements for oblique modes in video coding: In various embodiments, a method and a decoder include identifying a directional intra prediction mode with an angle of prediction. The method also includes identifying a first and second reference neighboring samples in a block of the video along the angle of prediction; the angle of prediction intersects a pixel... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20150016524 - Method of coding and decoding images, coding and decoding device and computer programs corresponding thereto: A method for coding includes; segmenting an image into blocks; grouping blocks into a number of subsets; coding, using an entropy coding module, each subset, by associating digital information with symbols of each block of a subset, including, for the first block of the image, initializing state variables of the... Agent:

20150016518 - Video decoding with reduced complexity deblocking: A method and apparatus for decoding a video comprising a plurality of frames. Each frame was encoded in a plurality of blocks of pixels, using a predictive algorithm with deblocking inside the prediction loop. A first deblocking filter was applied by the encoder at boundaries between adjacent blocks, and the... Agent:

20150016521 - Video encoder for images: Some implementations can compress a digital image to create a compressed image corresponding to the digital image. The digital image can be divided into a plurality of coding units and a determination can be made whether to divide each coding unit of the plurality of coding units into smaller coding... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20150016515 - Video encoding and decoding with prediction at higher precision: A video decoder has a transform mode and a transform skip mode and in the transform skip mode a residual prediction mode is selected. A compressed bit-stream is entropy-decoded to obtain a block of quantised values. An inverse quantiser operates in the transform mode to form transform coefficients and in... Agent:

20150016526 - Image encoding/decoding method and device: The present disclosure relates to a video encoding/decoding apparatus and method, in which skip information indicating whether a block is a skip block is encoded, partition information of the block and skip motion information of the block are encoded or prediction information of the block containing the partition information of... Agent:

20150016527 - Spatiotemporal prediction for bidirectionally predictive (b) pictures and motion vector prediction for multi-picture reference motion compensation: Several improvements for use with Bidirectionally Predictive (B) pictures within a video sequence are provided. In certain improvements Direct Mode encoding and/or Motion Vector Prediction are enhanced using spatial prediction techniques. In other improvements Motion Vector prediction includes temporal distance and subblock information, for example, for more accurate prediction. Such... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20150016528 - Apparatus and method for fast multiview video coding: Generally, an apparatus and a method for encoding multiview video downscale two views of the multiview video, determine a shift between the downscaled views, and encode one the two views using the shift.... Agent:

20150016530 - Exhaustive sub-macroblock shape candidate save and restore protocol for motion estimation: Systems, devices and methods are described including using a motion search engine of a video encoder to obtain search results for a motion predictor where the search results include a best motion vector result for each of a set of macroblock and/or sub-macroblock shape candidates of a source macroblock. The... Agent:

20150016533 - Intra motion compensation extensions: A video coder comprising one or more processors determines that a current block of the video data is encoded using an intra motion compensation (IMC) mode, wherein the current block is in a frame of video; determines an offset vector for a first color component of the current block of... Agent:

20150016531 - Method and apparatus for video coding: There are disclosed various methods, apparatuses and computer program products for video encoding and decoding. In some embodiments a method comprises at least one of the following: encoding into a bitstream an indication that motion fields are stored, but only for inter-layer motion prediction; encoding into a bitstream an indication... Agent:

20150016535 - Method and device for encoding scalable video on basis of encoding unit of tree structure, and method and device for decoding scalable video: A scalable video encoding method includes splitting a lower-layer image into a maximum coding unit, and encoding the lower-layer image based on coding units having a tree structure obtained by hierarchically splitting the maximum coding unit; splitting a maximum coding unit of an upper-layer image corresponding to the maximum coding... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20150016529 - Method for transcoding video streams with reduced number of predictions: A first request and a second request are received from a first client terminal and a second client terminal respectively. In response to the first request and second request, a first set of predictions is generated by predicting macroblocks of frames of a video stream. In response to the first... Agent:

20150016532 - Selection of target output layers in high efficiency video coding extensions: A method, apparatus, and manufacture for processing video data. A list of output layer sets in a video bitstream is received, and an index to at least one target output layer set in the list of output layer sets is received. Next, target output layers in the at least one... Agent:

20150016534 - Signaling of view id bit depth in parameter sets: An apparatus for encoding video information according to certain aspects includes a memory and computing hardware. The memory is configured to store video information. The computing hardware is configured to determine a bit depth of one or more view identifiers to signal, wherein each of the one or more view... Agent:

20150016536 - Concurrent processing of horizontal and vertical transforms: In an example, a method of transforming video data in video coding includes applying a first stage of a two-dimensional transform to a block of video data values to generate a block of first stage results, and applying a second stage of the two-dimensional transform to the block of first... Agent:

20150016537 - Rice parameter initialization for coefficient level coding in video coding process: Techniques are described for initializing a Rice parameter used to define codes for coefficient level coding. According to the techniques, the initial value of the Rice parameter is determined for a coefficient group (CG) in a transform block of video data based on statistics of coefficient levels that are gathered... Agent:

20150016540 - Cross-layer parallel processing and offset delay parameters for video coding: In an example, a method of coding video data includes determining a location of a reference sample associated with a reference picture of video data based on one or more scaled offset values, where the reference picture is included in a first layer of a multi-layer bitstream and the one... Agent:

20150016541 - Efficient rounding for deblocking: The present disclosure relates to deblocking filtering which is applicable to smoothing the block boundaries in an image or video coding and decoding. In particular, the deblocking filtering is either strong or weak, wherein the clipping is performed differently in the strong filtering and the weak filtering.... Agent:

20150016539 - Image coding apparatus, image coding method, and recording medium, and image decoding apparatus, image decoding method, and recording medium: An image coding apparatus that codes a moving image composed of a plurality of pictures, includes a determination unit configured to define a tile set in a manner that a size of the tile set including one or more tiles obtained by dividing a picture, which corresponds to a size... Agent:

20150016538 - Signal processing apparatus, signal processing method, program, and signal transmission system: A signal processing apparatus includes a mapping unit configured to multiplex first to fourth pixel data with respect to areas of first to fourth signals of a data stream prescribed in a predetermined SDI (Serial Digital Interface) format, respectively. The first to fourth pixel data respectively correspond to first to... Agent: Sony Corporation

20150016543 - Bitstream restrictions on picture partitions across layers: Bitstream restrictions or constraints on the partitioning of pictures across layers of video data are described. In some examples, the number of tiles per picture for each layer of a plurality of layers is constrained based on a maximum number of tiles per picture for the layer. In some examples,... Agent:

20150016545 - Decoded picture buffer operations for video coding: A method of decoding video data comprising partitioning a decoded picture buffer (DPB) into a plurality of sub-DPBs, receiving at least one indication of a sub-DPB size for the plurality of sub-DPBs for one or more operation points of a multi-layer video coding process, and allocating memory space for the... Agent:

20150016542 - Method, apparatus and system for encoding and decoding video data: A method of decoding a bit-stream of encoded video data in a video decoder is disclosed. The method determines if the bit-stream of encoded video data has extended precision processing enabled and has a bit-depth greater than nine bits, when a profile of the bit-stream of the encoded video data... Agent:

20150016544 - Signaling of bit rate information and picture rate information in vps: An apparatus for coding video information according to certain aspects includes a memory and computing hardware. The memory is configured to store video information. The computing hardware is configured to process at least one of a first signal indicating whether at least one sublayer of one or more layer sets... Agent:

20150016546 - Cross-layer alignment of intra random access point pictures: A video processing device includes a memory storing video data and one or more processors configured to: receive a first network abstraction layer (NAL) unit comprising a first picture of an access unit; in response to determining the first NAL unit comprises an intra random access point (IRAP) picture and... Agent:

20150016547 - Layer based hrd buffer management for scalable hevc: The buffer management methods simplify the complexity of STD buffer management for HEVC and make is easy to implement HEVC in deployed AVC/MPEG-2 networks (as legacy re-multiplexers are able to be used for re-purposing HEVC content). The buffers for base and enhancement layers are also also be managed independently before... Agent:

20150016548 - Video decoding method and apparatus using the same: A video decoding method according to an embodiment of the present invention may include determining a type of a filter to be applied to a first-layer picture which a second-layer picture as a decoding target refers to; determining a filtering target of the first-layer picture to which the filter is... Agent:

20150016549 - Determining tracking picture candidates with multiple level tiers: Systems and methods that receive a video stream comprising a sequence of compressed pictures, the compressed pictures comprising a plurality of levels of picture importance including a first picture level and a second picture level, track the compressed pictures to ascertain which of the compressed pictures correspond to the first... Agent:

20150016550 - Adaptive filtering in video coding: Performing deblock filtering on video data may include determining, for a first non-luma color component of the video data, whether to perform deblock filtering based on a first deblock filtering process or a second deblock filtering process. Next, deblock filtering may be performed on the first non-luma color component in... Agent:

20150016551 - Syntax and semantics for adaptive loop filter and sample adaptive offset: The present invention provides an improved video encoding and decoding method, which maintains the advantages of LCU-based filter parameter signaling as compared to frame-based filter parameter signaling, but considerably reduces signaling overhead. Therefore, signaling syntax is modified by grouping LCUs (Largest Coding Units) together for signaling employing a mapping function.... Agent:

20150016552 - Method for cancelling inter-subcarrier interference and apparatus for the same: Disclosed are a method for cancelling inter-subcarrier interferences and an apparatus for the same. The method according to an example embodiment may comprise dividing total available subcarriers into a plurality of sub-blocks, composing Alamouti code symbol pairs by mapping input symbols to subcarriers included in each of the plurality of... Agent:

20150016553 - Information transmission method and device: Embodiments of the present invention provide an information transmission method and device. The method includes: reporting, by a UE, a CQI value to an eNB; receiving, by the UE, an MCS value sent by the eNB, where the MCS value is determined by the eNB according to the CQI value;... Agent:

20150016561 - Advanced backhaul services: “Tiered” groups of devices (tiered service radios) and/or licenses associated with the devices or users so as to provide a hieratical set of interference protection mechanisms for members of each tier of service are disclosed. Point-to-point and point-to-multipoint data links for any communication application, including wireless backhaul applications, are also... Agent:

20150016554 - Context aware multiple-input and multiple-output antenna systems and methods: A method, a system, and a server provide context aware multiple-input-multiple-output MIMO antenna systems and methods. Specifically, the systems and methods provide, in a multiple MIMO antenna or node system, techniques of antenna/beam selection, calibration, and periodic refresh, based on environmental and mission context. The systems and methods can define... Agent:

20150016555 - Context aware multiple-input and multiple-output antenna systems and methods: A method, a system, and a server provide context aware multiple-input-multiple-output MIMO antenna systems and methods. Specifically, the systems and methods provide, in a multiple MIMO antenna or node system, techniques of antenna/beam selection, calibration, and periodic refresh, based on environmental and mission context. The systems and methods can define... Agent:

20150016557 - Method and system for a low-complexity soft-output mimo detection: An approach for Soft-output K-Best MIMO detection comprises computing an estimated symbol vector and Log-Likelihood Ratio (LLR) values for transmitted bits. The approach includes a relevant discarded paths selection process, a last-stage on-demand expansion process, and a relaxed LLR computation process. The relevant discarded paths selection process includes analyzing the... Agent: Maxlinear, Inc.

20150016560 - Mimo precoding enabling spatial multiplexing, power allocation and adaptive modulation and coding: In a closed-loop wireless communication system, a codebook-based feedback mechanism is provided to enable non-unitary precoding for multi-stream transmission, where in each stream is optimized with suitable transmission power allocation and AMC. The codebook-based feedback mechanism uses a precoding codebook having a power allocation matrix which is constrained to specify... Agent:

20150016556 - System for selecting transmission mode under multi-input multi-output based on scheduling number and method thereof: A system for selecting a transmission mode under the multi-input multi-output (MIMO) architecture based on a scheduling number and a method thereof are provided. A modulation coding of the spatial diversity (SD) mode and the spatial multiplexing (SM) mode according to channel state information sent from client ends is determined,... Agent:

20150016558 - Uplink multi-user multiple-input and multiple-output (ul mu-mimo) transmission request method in ul mu-mimo communication: Provided is a method of transmitting and receiving a frame for a multi-user multiple-input and multiple-output (MU-MIMO) communication in an access point (AP), the method including transmitting, to each of a plurality of stations (STAs), an uplink multi-user request (UL MU request) frame requesting transmission of a data frame, and... Agent:

20150016559 - Wireless communication system and wireless communication method: A base station includes: a MIMO precoding section (32) for converting transmission data addressed to a mobile station to two data streams that respectively correspond to two reception antennas included in the mobile station, by performing MIMO precoding on the transmission data; a weight calculating section for calculating a transmission... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20150016562 - Multilevel signal transmission system capable of accurately determining voltage levels of transmitted multilevel data signal: A multilevel signal transmitting apparatus transmits a multilevel data signal with M voltage levels, and a multilevel clock signal with (M−2) voltage levels, to a multilevel signal receiving apparatus, where M is an even number equal to or more than four. The voltage levels of the multilevel data signal include... Agent:

20150016564 - Communication apparatus and communication method: A communication apparatus which communicates data with plural other communication apparatuses by performing wireless communication includes: plural antennas; a communication level obtainment unit which obtains communication levels for the antennas obtained when the communication apparatus performed the wireless communication with the other communication apparatuses; a count unit which counts, for... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20150016563 - Computing system with coordinated multiple-access mechanism and method of operation thereof: A further embodiment of the computing system includes: an interface configured to communicate a receiver signal for representing a first encoded message and a second encoded message coordinated for concurrent transmission; a unit, coupled to the interface, configured to: determine a communication rate associated with the receiver signal, and decode... Agent:

20150016565 - Ofdm-cdma equipment and method: An OFDM signal transmission apparatus is provided, which includes a mapping unit configured to map first signals into N subcarriers and second signals into M subcarrier(s) to form an OFDM signal, wherein N is larger than M. The first signals are each indicating a same bit of retransmission information and... Agent:

20150016566 - Radio communication apparatus and radio communication method: Provided is a radio communication device which can make Acknowledgement (ACK) reception quality and Negative Acknowledgement (NACK) reception quality to be equal to each other. The device includes: a scrambling unit (214) which multiplies a response signal after modulated, by a scrambling code “1” or “e−j(π/2)” so as to rotate... Agent:

20150016567 - Digital pre-distortion systems in transmitters: Various digital pre-distortion systems for use in transmitters are disclosed. The digital pre-distortion system comprises an observing path, which performs either undersampling or radio frequency sampling of the output of a power amplifier. Undersampling may be performed at a rate, which causes aliasing to occur in the undersampled frequency domain.... Agent: Analog Devices Technology

20150016568 - Preamble generating device, preamble generating method, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium storing a program: A first calculator generates first computational data by multiplying each element in a result obtained by applying a fast Fourier transform to data containing at least one of a real data sequence and an imaginary data sequence with reordered elements by an element of a preamble model at a same... Agent: Icom Incorporated

20150016569 - Antenna modulation method applicable to wireless transmitter and transmitter using the same: An antenna modulation method applicable to a transmitter comprising a processing unit which is configured to execute functions including at least but not limited to receiving a symbol represented by a bit stream; converting the bit stream into a coordinate point of a signal constellation comprising a horizontal-axis component and... Agent:

20150016570 - Method of signal generation and signal generating device: A transmission method simultaneously transmitting a first modulated signal and a second modulated signal at a common frequency performs precoding on both signals using a fixed precoding matrix and regularly changes the phase of at least one of the signals, thereby improving received data signal quality for a reception device.... Agent:

20150016571 - Blind mechanism for estimation and correction of i/q impairments: A mechanism for blind estimation of parameters for correcting I/Q impairments. Complex samples of a complex baseband signal are received from a receiver. A cross-correlation is computed between an I component and a Q component of the complex samples. A mean square value is computed for the I component of... Agent:

20150016572 - Message retrieving system with signal collision mitigation and a method thereof: A message retrieving system and method for signal collision mitigation and the method thereof are disclosed. The message retrieving system transmits two orthogonal signals over two isolated antenna during a time period that it expects to receive the response. Two virtual channels are artificially created and the collision of response... Agent: Hong Kong Applied Science And Technology Research Institute Co. Ltd.

20150016573 - System and method for passive wireless monitoring with efficient channelization: Methods and systems for passive monitoring and analysis of large numbers of cellular communication channels. The processing functions of a monitoring system are split between a front-end processor and a host that communicate over an interface. The front-end processor may comprise a signal-processing board installed in the computer, and the... Agent:

20150016574 - Word boundary lock: In an embodiment, a method for determining a word boundary in an incoming data stream includes initializing an N bit register with initial content, receiving a number of consecutive N bit words of the incoming data stream and processing each of the number of consecutive N bit words. The processing... Agent:

20150016575 - Communication circuit and semiconductor device: A communication circuit includes a receiver circuit that provides differential communication by using a first transmission path and a second transmission path. The first transmission path transmits a first signal. The second transmission path transmits a second signal. The receiver circuit includes a compensation circuit that compensates for the attenuation... Agent:

20150016577 - Antenna grouping and group-based enhancements for mimo systems: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a transmitter, a receiver and methods of operating a transmitter and a receiver. In one embodiment, the transmitter has at least three transmit antennas and includes a feedback decoding portion configured to recover at least one group-based channel quality indicator provided by a feedback... Agent:

20150016576 - Distributed radio system: b

20150016578 - Clock recovery in communication of hierarchically encapsulated signals: An apparatus includes a data flow circuit and a clock recovery circuit. The data flow circuit is configured to extract client data, which is encapsulated in an inner frame that is encapsulated in at least an outer frame, and to output the extracted client data in accordance with a client... Agent:

20150016579 - Clock and data recovery device, sampler and sampling method thereof: A clock and data recovery device, a sampler and a sampling method thereof are provided. The sampler includes a phase generation circuit and a first edge sampling circuit electrically connected with the phase generation circuit. The phase generation circuit is configured to generate a plurality of first phases which have... Agent: Realtek Semiconductor Corporation

20150016580 - Point to multi-point clock-forwarded signaling for large displays: A system for forwarding a sample rate clock along with data. In one embodiment, a sample rate clock is sent by a transmitter, along with data, to one or more receivers. The receivers sample the received data using the received sampling clock. Delay adjust circuits in the transmitter adjust the... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

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