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07/10/2014 > 100 patent applications in 38 patent subcategories.

20140192842 - Transmission of information in a wireless communication system: Methods, devices, and systems for the transmission of information in a wireless communication system are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method for the transmission of information in a wireless communication system comprises receiving a downlink message, wherein the downlink message includes a first control channel element; determining a first index... Agent:

20140192841 - Ultra-wideband loss of signal detector at a receiver in a high speed serializer/deserializer (serdes) application: An apparatus comprising a first loss of signal circuit, a second loss of a signal circuit and a gate circuit. The first loss of a signal circuit may be configured to (i) receive an input signal containing a series of data and (ii) generate a first indication signal when the... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20140192843 - Method and apparatus for triggering a ranked transmission: A method and apparatus are provided for providing improved spectrum efficiency by triggering a ranked transmission. In this regard, a method is provided that includes causing a configuration message to be transmitted to a mobile terminal, wherein the configuration message provides interpretation information for a frequency hopping flag bit. The... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20140192844 - Fully integrated dc offset compensation servo feedback loop: The fully integrated DC offset compensation servo feedback loop is an integrator that measures the output signal DC component, and then feeds back and subtracts the measured DC component from the input signal. A larger integrator time constant lowers the high pass corner frequency, which must be very small in... Agent: King Fahd University Of Petroleum And Minerals

20140192845 - Method and apparatus for an adaptive multi-antenna system: A method is used for reconfiguring an electronic device, having at least three antenna elements, between different antenna modes. The method includes configuring, by a controller, the electronic device into a first antenna mode, wherein at least two of the antenna elements are coupled together to operate as a single... Agent: Motorola Mobility LLC

20140192850 - Method and apparatus for eliminating the effects of frequency offsets in a digital communication system: The present invention aims at eliminating the effects of frequency offsets between two transceivers by adjusting frequencies used during transmission. In this invention, methods for correcting the carrier frequency and the sampling frequency during transmission are provided, including both digital and analog implementations of such methods. The receiver determines the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140192846 - Rate adaptation for data communication: In some embodiments, a method includes receiving, at a receiver of a first device via a channel of a communication medium, multiple data transmissions. Each data transmission of the multiple data transmissions has a guard interval of multiple guard intervals, wherein the multiple guard intervals have different lengths. The method... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140192847 - Rate adaptation for data communication: In some embodiments, a method includes receiving, at a first device via a channel of a communication medium, multiple data transmissions, wherein a code rate of multiple code rates is associated with each data transmission of the multiple data transmissions. The method includes determining, based on signal characteristics of the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140192848 - Sending information at a band edge within an orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (ofdm) symbol: Technology is discussed for increasing the spectral efficiency of an Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing (OFDM) symbol. Spectral efficiency can be increased by adding information to a band edge of the OFDM symbol in connection with measures taken to reduce OOB spectral leakage from the OFDM symbol. Spectral leakage reduction measures can... Agent:

20140192849 - System, a device and a method for adjusting output power in a distributed amplifier system: A system comprises a first device and a second device. The first device comprises a receiver, a spectrum analyzer, a controller, an amplifier, a filter and a transmitter. The first device receives from at least one antenna a plurality of signals from different sources. The spectrum analyzer is coupled to... Agent: Zone Access Technologies, Inc.

20140192851 - Adjusting physical layer transmission properties: A transmitting device may determine a physical layer transmission properties based upon an amount of data to transmit via a communications channel. The physical layer transmission properties may comprise a derated tone map that has a lower physical layer transmission throughput capability than an original tone map. An indication regarding... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140192852 - Equalizer device, receiver device and equalization method: The present invention is provided with: a CIR generating unit which generates an channel impulse response from a received signal; a CIR variation detection unit which uses a plurality of channel impulse responses generated from a plurality of different sections of the received signal by the CIR generating unit to... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20140192855 - Adaptive equalizer: An adaptive equalizer capable of suppressing an increase in circuit scale and an increase in operation clock frequency. An adaptive equalizer (100) performs an adaptive equalization process on a time-region signal in a frequency region. A signal converter (200) has: a first wide-bit memory (201) capable of reading/writing a plurality... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140192853 - Apparatus and method for iterative interference cancellation in a wireless communication network: One or more aspects of the disclosure provide an efficient equalization scheme capable of mitigating multi-path interference on channels with large delay spread using short-length equalizers. That is, by dividing stored samples of a signal received on the multi-path channel by time into a plurality of clusters, a short-length equalizer... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140192854 - Receiver apparatus, method for processing received signal and computer program product: A reception apparatus includes: a Fourier transform unit to output a converted signal; a propagation path estimation unit to calculate propagation-path-estimated-values based on pilot subcarriers; and a propagation path compensation unit, including a filter, to compensate propagation path distortion, the filter includes: first multipliers to multiply the propagation-path-estimated-values of taps... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140192856 - Adaptive equalizer: An adaptive equalizer (100) has a signal converter (200) for performing a fast Fourier transform and/or an inverse fast Fourier transform. The signal converter (200) has: a first wide-bit memory (201) capable of reading/writing a plurality of sample signals; a first register group (202) comprising a plurality of registers capable... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140192857 - Enhanced buffering of soft decoding metrics: A method includes, in a receiver, computing soft decoding metrics for decoding a received signal. The soft decoding metrics are stored in compressed form in a memory buffer. The soft decoding metrics in the compressed form are retrieved from the memory buffer, the retrieved soft decoding metrics are decompressed, and... Agent: Marvell World Trade Ltd.

20140192858 - Jctvc-l0226: vps and vps_extension updates: The VPS and vps_extension( ) syntax structures are updated with some cleanups for the HEVC Extensions in scalable video coding, multi-view coding and 3D video coding areas. In addition, four options of adding syntaxes to support mixed video sequences in various layers for the VPS extension are described.... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140192859 - Jctvc-l0227: vps_extension with updates of profile-tier-level syntax structure: The profile_tier_level syntax structure of a High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) syntax structure is updated to provide more flexibility for use in the vps_extension( ) syntax structure for use in each layer or operating point. A new flag ‘LevelPresentFlag’ is added in profile_tier_level syntax structure to support the variance of... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140192861 - Method and apparatus for reordered binarization of syntax elements in cabac: A method and apparatus of context-based adaptive binary arithmetic encoding/decoding for syntax elements of one or more blocks are disclosed. According to one embodiment of the present invention, the binarization results of the x and y positions of the last significant coefficient of a transform unit are reordered by collecting... Agent: Mediatek Inc.

20140192860 - Method, device, computer program, and information storage means for encoding or decoding a scalable video sequence: m

20140192862 - Methods and systems for prediction filtering in video coding: Methods of encoding and decoding video, in particular chroma components, using filtered predictions, are described. An intra or inter predicted block is first filtered before being used to determine residual data at the encoder or to reconstruct chroma data at the decoder. The filtering tends to be low-pass filtering, which... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20140192864 - Moving image coding apparatus, code amount control method, and storage medium: A moving image coding apparatus, a code amount control method, and a code amount control program enable appropriate code amount control to be performed in units shorter than frames. The moving image coding apparatus includes a coding unit, a quantization parameter determination unit, and a target code amount setting unit.... Agent: Megachips Corporation

20140192863 - Perceptual lossless compression of image data for transmission on uncompressed video interconnects: Methods and systems may include a transmit apparatus and a receive apparatus. The transmit apparatus can have a first uncompressed video interconnect and an image encoder to generate a compressed bit stream based on an input pixel signal. The image encoder may also send the compressed bit stream to the... Agent:

20140192871 - Apparatus for coding or decoding intra image based on line information of reference image block: An apparatus for coding an image is provided to effectively code the image. The apparatus for coding the image includes an input image segmentation unit to segment an input image into a plurality of image blocks including a first image block and a second image block. The apparatus also includes... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20140192872 - Apparatus for coding or decoding intra image based on line information of reference image block: An apparatus for coding an image is provided to effectively code the image. The apparatus for coding the image includes an input image segmentation unit to segment an input image into a plurality of image blocks including a first image block and a second image block. The apparatus also includes... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20140192867 - Coding device, decoding device, coding/decoding system, coding method, and decoding method: A coding device and method, which can suppress degradation of image data while guaranteeing a target compression ratio, a decoding device and method, which decode the data coded by the coding device and method, and a coding/decoding system including the coding device and the decoding device are provided. The coding... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20140192866 - Data remapping for predictive video coding: Specifically, a method decodes a picture. The picture is encoded and represented by blocks in a bitstream. For each block, a remap flag is obtained from the bit-stream. The block is either a remapped reconstructed block or a non-remapped reconstructed block. Either the non-mapped reconstructed block or an inverse remapped... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

20140192876 - Image encoding/decoding apparatus and method to which filter selection by precise units is applied: According to the present invention, an image encoding/decoding method involves selecting, for units which are more precise than picture units, interpolation filters to be used in a motion compensated inter prediction to calculate sub-pixel values, wherein said precise units include at least one of a slice unit and a partition... Agent:

20140192873 - Image encoding/decoding method and apparatus for same: According to the present invention, an image encoding/decoding method comprises the steps of: performing an intra prediction on a current block so as to generate a prediction block; performing filtering on a filtering target pixel in the prediction block on the basis of the intra prediction mode of the current... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20140192868 - Inter-layer reference picture generation for hls-only scalable video coding: An apparatus for coding video information may include a memory unit configured to store video information associated with a picture and a processor in communication with the memory unit configured to resample video information of a reference picture to obtain a resampled picture having a plurality of slices and a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140192874 - Method and apparatus for encoding video by motion prediction using arbitrary partition, and method and apparatus for decoding video by motion prediction using arbitrary partition: An apparatus for decoding a video including a processor which determines coding units having a hierarchical structure being data units in which the encoded image is decoded, and sub-units for predicting the coding units, by using information that indicates division shapes of the coding units and information about prediction units... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140192875 - Method and apparatus for encoding video by motion prediction using arbitrary partition, and method and apparatus for decoding video by motion prediction using arbitrary partition: An apparatus for decoding a video includes a receiver which receives and obtains a bitstream of an encoded image, a processor which determines coding units having a hierarchical structure being data units in which the encoded image is decoded, and sub-units for predicting the coding units, by using information that... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140192869 - Method, device, computer program, and information storage means for encoding or decoding a video sequence: The invention relates to video coding. A method of encoding or decoding such a video sequence according to the invention comprises: obtaining a reconstructed frame area made of an array of sample values; applying a sample adaptive offset, SAO, filtering to the reconstructed frame area based on SAO parameters; wherein... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20140192865 - Refining filter for inter layer prediction of scalable video coding: Techniques involving inter layer prediction of scalable video coding are described. Such techniques may employ refining filters.... Agent:

20140192870 - System and method for providing error resilience, random access and rate control in scalable video communications: Systems and methods for error resilient transmission, rate control, and random access in video communication systems that use scalable video coding are provided. Error resilience is obtained by using information from low resolution layers to conceal or compensate loss of high resolution layer information. The same mechanism is used for... Agent: Vidyo, Inc.

20140192878 - Apparatus for coding or decoding intra image based on line information of reference image block: An apparatus for coding an image is provided to effectively code the image. The apparatus for coding the image includes an input image segmentation unit to segment an input image into a plurality of image blocks including a first image block and a second image block. The apparatus also includes... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20140192877 - Cross-layer cross-channel sample prediction: Systems, apparatus and methods are described including operations for video coding including cross-layer cross-channel sample prediction.... Agent:

20140192879 - Captured image compression transmission method and captured image compression transmission system: Provided is a captured image compression transmission system comprising: a sending-side system which compresses an input image and sends the compressed image data; and a receiving-side system which restores the input image on the basis of the image data received from the sending-side system; wherein the sending-side system comprises: a... Agent: Nec Corporation

20140192885 - Bitstream constraints and motion vector restriction for inter-view or inter-layer reference pictures: Techniques are described for motion vector restriction where information in a bitstream ensures that a derived motion vector from a motion vector predictor is compliant with a motion vector restriction. Techniques are also described for indicating the motion vector restriction for parallel decoding.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140192883 - Device and method for scalable coding of video information based on high efficiency video coding: 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 a candidate list generated for coding the video information. The candidate list comprises at least one base layer motion vector candidate. The processor... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140192880 - Inter layer motion data inheritance: Systems, devices and methods related to video coding including inter layer motion data inheritance are described.... Agent:

20140192889 - Method and an apparatus for decoding a video signal: A method of processing a video signal is disclosed. The present invention includes obtaining a current macroblock type, obtaining skip or direct mode indication information on a partition of the current macroblock according to the current macroblock type, deriving a motion vector of the partition according to the skip or... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20140192886 - Method and apparatus for encoding an image into a video bitstream and decoding corresponding video bitstream using enhanced inter layer residual prediction: A method for encoding an image of pixels and for decoding a corresponding bit stream is described. More particularly, it concerns residual prediction according to a spatial scalable encoding scheme. It can be considered in the context of the Scalable extension of the HEVC standard (noted SHVC), being developed by... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20140192890 - Method and apparatus for encoding video by motion prediction using arbitrary partition, and method and apparatus for decoding video by motion prediction using arbitrary partition: A method of decoding a video includes determining coding units having a hierarchical structure being data units in which the encoded image is decoded, and sub-units for predicting the coding units, by using information that indicates division shapes of the coding units and information about prediction units of the coding... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140192884 - Method and device for processing prediction information for encoding or decoding at least part of an image: A method of processing prediction information for encoding or decoding at least part of an image of an enhancement layer of video data, the video data including the enhancement layer and a base layer, the enhancement layer being composed of processing blocks and the base layer being composed of elementary... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20140192887 - Techniques for prediction of unavailable samples in inter-layer predicted video coding: Disclosed herein are video coding techniques for prediction of a to-be-reconstructed block from enhancement layer/view data from base layer/view data in conjunction with enhancement layer/view data, where samples that are not available in the base or enhancement layer/view, respectively, are being predicted through padding.... Agent: Vidyo, Inc.

20140192882 - Video buffering operations for random access in video coding: In an example, the present disclosure provides for receiving in a video bitstream an access unit having a first random access point (RAP) picture and receiving in the video bitstream, after the access unit in the bitstream, a subsequent access unit having a second RAP picture. In a case that... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140192888 - Video encoding apparatus and video decoding apparatus: A video encoding apparatus is a video encoding apparatus for subjecting a video image to motion compensated prediction coding, comprising an acquisition module to acquire available blocks of blocks having motion vectors from encoded blocks adjacent to a to-be-encoded block and number of the available blocks, an acquisition/selection module to... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140192881 - Video processing system with temporal prediction mechanism and method of operation thereof: A video processing system, and a method of operation thereof, including: a source input module for receiving a frame from a video source; and a picture process module, coupled to the source input module, for encoding the frame with an inter-layer motion vector prediction by generating a base motion vector... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140192892 - Blockiness metric for large hevc block artifacts: In one example, a method for encoding video data includes determining a first value for a line of a first plurality of lines, wherein the first plurality of lines are perpendicular to a first edge of a block of the video data; in response to determining that the value satisfies... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140192891 - Video encoding method using offset adjustments according to pixel classification and apparatus therefor, video decoding method and apparatus therefor: A video encoding method and apparatus and video decoding method and apparatus generate a restored image having a minimum error with respect to an original image based on offset merge information indicating whether offset parameters of a current block and at least one neighboring block from among blocks of video... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140192896 - Gradual decoding refresh with temporal scalability support in video coding: An example method of decoding video data includes receiving a plurality of pictures, receiving, in a message associated with a first picture of the plurality of pictures, information indicating a picture order count (POC) value of a recovery point picture of a gradual decoder refresh (GDR) set, when a picture... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140192897 - Gradual decoding refresh with temporal scalability support in video coding: An example method of decoding video data includes receiving, in a message associated with a picture, information indicating a refreshed region of the picture, determining whether the picture comprises a last picture in a gradual decoder refresh (GDR) set, determining whether the picture comprises a recovery point picture, and responsive... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140192894 - Implicit signaling of scalability dimension identifier information in a parameter set: A system for decoding a video bitstream includes receiving a frame of the video that includes at least one slice and at least one tile and where each of the at least one slice and the at least one tile are not all aligned with one another.... Agent:

20140192895 - Multi-resolution decoded picture buffer management for multi-layer video coding: This disclosure describes various methods and techniques for decoded picture buffer (DPB) management when multiple decoded layer components with different resolutions need to be stored. In one example, a method of coding video data comprises decoding video data to produce a plurality of decoded layer components, storing the decoded layer... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140192893 - Syntax and semantics for buffering information to simplify video splicing: Innovations in syntax and semantics of coded picture buffer removal delay (“CPBRD”) values potentially simplify splicing operations. For example, a video encoder sets a CPBRD value for a current picture that indicates an increment value relative to a nominal coded picture buffer removal time of a preceding picture in decoding... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140192898 - Coding unit bit number limitation: Systems, devices and methods related to video coding including a coding unit bit number limitation are described.... Agent:

20140192899 - Method and apparatus for referring to bitstream address related information derived from segment of multi-tile picture to determine bitstream start address of tile of multi-tile picture: A tile processing method includes at least the following steps: parsing a bitstream of at least a multi-tile picture for deriving bitstream address related information from a segment header of at least a specific segment of the multi-tile picture; and utilizing a tile processing circuit for receiving at least the... Agent: Mediatek Inc.

20140192900 - Signaling layer dependency information in a parameter set: A system for decoding a video bitstream includes receiving a frame of the video that includes at least one slice and at least one tile and where each of the at least one slice and the at least one tile are not all aligned with one another.... Agent:

20140192901 - Conditional signaling of picture order count timing information for video timing in video coding: In an example, the disclosure provides for encoding pictures of a video sequence to generate a coded video sequence comprising the encoded pictures and signaling timing parameters for the coded video sequence by directly signaling a condition for signaling a number of clock ticks corresponding to a difference of picture... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140192902 - Signaling of clock tick derivation information for video timing in video coding: In an example, the disclosure provides for receiving a coded video sequence comprising encoded pictures of a video sequence and receiving timing parameters for the coded video sequence that include a time scale and a number of units in a clock tick at most once in a video parameter set... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140192903 - Signaling of picture order count to timing information relations for video timing in video coding: In an example, the disclosure provides for receiving a coded video sequence comprising encoded pictures of a video sequence and receiving timing parameters for the coded video sequence that include an indication of whether a picture order count (POC) value for each picture in the coded video sequence that is... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140192904 - Method, apparatus and system for de-blocking video data: A method of de-blocking video data is disclosed. The video data encoding colour channels in a 4:2:2 format is received. The video data is encoded in a quad-tree. A plurality of transform units is generated for one of the colour channels, each of the transform units including at least one... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20140192905 - Apparatus for converting terminal polarity for r s communication: An apparatus for converting terminal polarity for RS communication includes a comparator configured to discriminate polarities of a first signal line and a second signal line by comparing voltage levels indicated on the first and second signal lines of a cable for RS-485 communication, a switch unit configured to connect... Agent: Lsis Co., Ltd.

20140192906 - Dynamic modulation selection: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for transmitting data. In one aspect, a method obtains a baseline data rate for transmissions from a node that are received over a channel of a power line communications system and a set of available modulation techniques... Agent: Landis+gyr Technologies, LLC

20140192907 - Splitter: A splitter includes, in parallel between trunk terminals and branch terminals, a signal branching circuit that blocks distributed power and passes a PLC communication signal and a power branching circuit that blocks the communication signal and passes the distributed power. In the signal branching circuit, impedance viewed from the branch... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140192909 - Apparatus for diversity coupling power line signals into a three-conductor power supply network: The present invention relates to an apparatus for coupling a modem to a power supply network for transferring data via the power supply network, comprising a power connector, which is configured to connect the apparatus to a phase conductor, a neutral conductor and a protective earth conductor of the power... Agent: Devolo Ag

20140192910 - Communication system and communication device: An output circuit sends out, to an input circuit, a control pilot signal generated by a voltage source. A voltage transformer is provided to a control pilot line on the output side of the output circuit, and a communication unit transmits and receives communication signals via the voltage transformer. A... Agent: Sumitomo Wiring

20140192908 - Parallel hybrid circuit: A parallel hybrid circuit comprising a transformer, a first matching resistor, a second matching resistor and an echo cancelling circuit. The transformer comprises: a first side, comprising a transmitting coil group and a receiving coil group, wherein the transmitting coil group comprises at least one transmitting coil, wherein the receiving... Agent:

20140192911 - System, a device and a method for adjusting signal strength in a distributed amplifier system: The invention discloses a system comprising a first device and a plurality of second device. The system comprises a first device and a plurality of second devices. The first device comprises a receiver, a spectrum analyzer, a controller and a transmitter. The receiver receives, from at least one antenna, a... Agent: Zone Access Technologies, Inc.

20140192912 - Device triggered wake up of powerline communication devices: A first network device detects at least a first orthogonal code included in a preamble of a network packet received at the first network device from a second network device in an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) communication network. The first network device determines whether the first orthogonal code included... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140192913 - Direct data recovery: f

20140192914 - Method, device and system for setting a weight feedback granularity: Provided in the embodiments of the present invention are a method, a device and a system for setting a weight feedback granularity, relating to communication technologies, which solve the problem that a beamforming transmitting end can not control a beamforming weight feedback granularity. The method comprises: receiving a null data... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20140192917 - Channel state information feedback design in advanced wireless communication systems: Methods and apparatuses for providing feedback by a UE. A method includes receiving a first set of CSI-RS and a second set of CSI-RS, calculating a CQI using a received power of the first set of CSI-RS and a channel matrix estimated based on the second set of CSI-RS, and... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140192916 - Communication system using a multi-antenna transmit precoder codebook: Systems using a transmit precoder codebook designed for a four-transmitter (4Tx) antenna configuration are described. The 4Tx antenna configuration is an attractive option for base stations in cellular network environments due to site-acquiring advantages and robust performance. In an embodiment, the transmit precoder codebook can be used for a variety... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20140192918 - Method and apparatus for reporting downlink channel state: A method of reporting a channel state to a base station supporting downlink multiple input multiple output in a wireless communication system includes measuring a downlink channel based on a downlink signal received from the base station, and reporting a codebook index for precoding of the downlink signal according to... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20140192915 - Multi-user mimo-sdma for finite rate feedback systems: A multi-user MIMO downlink beamforming system with limited feedback (200) is provided to enable precoding for multi-stream transmission, where a channel codeword (ui) and one or more channel quality indicator values (CQIA, CQIB) are computed at the user equipment (201.i) on the basis of maximizing a predetermined SINR performance metric... Agent: Apple Inc.

20140192919 - Reference signal design for lte a: Systems and methods are disclosed that facilitate creating antenna ports to correspond to two or more groups of user equipment. The systems and methods can organize two or more groups of user equipment and signal to each of the two or more groups a respective antenna port. The systems and... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140192920 - Method and apparatus for data transmission using multiple transmit antennas: A method and apparatus for increasing the data rate and providing antenna diversity using multiple transmit antennas utilize a set of bits of a digital signal to generate a codeword. Delay elements may be provided in antenna output channels, or, with suitable code construction, delay may be omitted. n signals... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property Ii, L.p.

20140192921 - Tae/fae compensation for antenna ports in comp transmission: The present invention discloses a user equipment (UE) (100), comprising: a first measuring unit (110) adapted to measure time alignment error (TAE) and/or frequency alignment error (FAE) for antenna ports belonging to transmission point devices in Coordinated Multipoint Transmission (CoMP), the TAE including internal TAE and/or external TAE; and a... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20140192924 - Method and system for reduction of peak-to-average power ratio of transmission signals comprising overlapping waveforms: The present invention provides a method and system for reducing the peak to average power ratio (PAP) of a signal with low computational complexity. According to one embodiment, the present invention is applied to reduce the PAP of an OFDM signal. According to an alternative embodiment, the present invention, is... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property Ii, L.p.

20140192922 - Modeling transmitter and/or transmit observation receiver frequency response and utilization thereof: Systems and methods for training, or calibrating, a model of a frequency response of a transmitter and/or a model of a frequency response of a transmit observation receiver coupled to an output of the transmitter are disclosed. In one embodiment, in order to train a model of the frequency response... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20140192923 - Phased array transmission device: Transmission outputs of a plurality of transmission branches (101, 102) are extracted by coupler sections (161, 162). Branch detectors (121, 122) respectively detect the levels of the extracted signals of the respective transmission branches and a combination detector (130) detects an output obtained by combining two extracted outputs from the... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140192925 - Method of and apparatus for reducing papr in filter-bank multi-carrier system: The invention relates to a method of reducing Peak-to-Average. Power Ratio in a transmitting device of a filter-hank multi-carrier system, which includes the steps of: performing constellation modulation (210) on data to be transmitted; performing K-point Discrete Fourier Transform (220) on a vector composed of K constellation symbols resulting from... Agent: Alcatel Lucent

20140192926 - Active general purpose hybrid: A general purpose hybrid includes a first input port in communication with a first dual vector generator, a second input port in communication with a second dual vector generator, a first active combiner receives a first signal from the first dual vector generator and a third signal from the second... Agent: Viasat, Inc.

20140192927 - Method and apparatus for selecting multi-antenna transmission mode in electronic device: A method for selecting a multi-antenna transmission mode of an electronic device is provided. The method includes determining, by using a detection signal from a sensor, whether there is a contact with a human body, changing a second transmission mode to a first transmission mode when there is a contact... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140192928 - Transmission system, sending device, receiving device, and transmission method: A transmission system includes a data sending device that sends data at a first speed and a data receiving device that receives, by using a plurality of clocks having different phases, data that has been sent by the sending device at the first speed. The data sending device sends, to... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140192929 - Method and apparatus for clock data recovery from manchester coded serial data stream: Methods and apparatus are presented for obtaining clock data from Manchester coded serial data streams, in which received data is sampled at a sample rate higher than the serial data baud rate, multi-bit groups of transition bits are generated which individually indicate data transition locations in a corresponding multi-bit sampled... Agent: Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.

20140192930 - Signal receiving apparatus and signal receiving method: A signal receiving apparatus, applicable in a wireless system calibrating direct current offset, includes: an adjusting circuit arranged to receive an receiving signal having a first DC (Direct Current) signal, and adjust the first DC signal to generate the receiving signal having a second DC signal according to an adjusting... Agent: Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.

20140192932 - Method and system for implementing a single weight spatial multiplexing (sm) mimo system: Certain aspects of the method may comprise generating at least one control signal that may be utilized to control at least a first of a plurality of received spatially multiplexed communication signals. An amplitude and/or phase of the first received spatially multiplexed communication signal may be adjusted via the generated... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20140192931 - Receiver and method for near field communication: In one embodiment, an apparatus is provided that includes a first circuit configured and arranged to provide a modulated carrier signal in response to a signal provided from the antenna. The modulated carrier signal conveys data using peaks or amplitudes of the carrier signal. A second circuit is configured to... Agent: Nxp B.v.

20140192933 - Demodulator for frequency-shift keyed signals by using the goertzel algorithm: with the sampling frequency fs and the specified frequency fg. To reduce the mathematical complexity in feed-power-limited devices, it is proposed that the sampling frequency fs is an integral multiple of the frequency fg of a specified discrete spectral component.... Agent: Abb Technology Ag

20140192934 - Receiver filter for dc-wander removal in a contactless smartcard: Embodiments of a method for processing a baseband signal in a Direct Current (DC)-suppressed system, a system for processing a baseband signal in a DC-suppressed system, and a smart card are described. In one embodiment, a method for processing a baseband signal in a DC-suppressed system involves processing the baseband... Agent: Nxp B.v.

20140192935 - Receiver with dual clock recovery circuits: A receiver derives the desired data sampling clock phase by averaging the phase information of transitions before and after a data eye. The average of the phase information reduces data clock phase error due to variations in the phases of transitions in received data signals depending on the polarity and... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20140192936 - Receiving device, receiving method, and receiving program: A transmission signal candidate search unit searches for a transmission signal in a direction in which reception performance is degraded, in MIMO signal detection. A transmission signal candidate generation unit generates transmission signal candidates while suppressing degradation due to the spatial correlation of a channel. In a decision unit, using... Agent: Tokyo Institute Of Technology

20140192937 - Reception device and reception method: A reception device including: an antenna configured to receive a radio signal including a radio frame that includes a plurality of symbols, and a processor configured to perform a first processing for estimating a first interference noise power for one or more first specified symbols of the plurality of symbols,... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140192939 - Alignment of non-synchronous data streams: An apparatus for aligning non-synchronous input data streams received in the apparatus, the apparatus comprising an analogue to digital converter arrangement for digitising the data streams into a plurality of sequences of samples; and a synchronisation processing arrangement for generating alignment pulses for each sequence of the plurality of sequences... Agent: Astrium Limited

20140192940 - Communication channel calibration for drift conditions: A method and system provides for execution of calibration cycles from time to time during normal operation of the communication channel. A calibration cycle includes de-coupling the normal data source from the transmitter and supplying a calibration pattern in its place. The calibration pattern is received from the communication link... Agent: Rambus Inc.

20140192938 - Signal processing circuit and signal processing method: A signal processing circuit includes: a delay line configured to output, to a plurality of taps, signals with different delay times obtained by delaying an input signal, respectively; and a plurality of synchronization circuits configured to sample the signals from the plurality of taps in a phase in synchronization with... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

  
07/03/2014 > 74 patent applications in 37 patent subcategories.

20140185653 - Method and system for obtaining an idle spectrum: The present disclosure provides a method and an apparatus for obtaining an idle spectrum. The method includes: obtaining, by a central management unit, configuration information of a transmitter of an authorized system, and obtaining geographic location information of candidate sense nodes; selecting, by the central management unit, sense nodes from... Agent: China Academy Of Telecommunications Technology

20140185654 - Orthogonal freequency division multiplexing-code division multiple access system: An orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM)-code division multiple access (CDMA) system is disclosed. The system includes a transmitter and a receiver. At the transmitter, a spreading and subcarrier mapping unit spreads an input data symbol with a complex quadratic sequence code to generate a plurality of chips and maps each... Agent:

20140185655 - Method and apparatus for correcting a reference clock of a gps receiver: An approach is provided for correcting a reference clock of a GPS receiver. The approach involves determining one or more frequency offset values. The approach also involves determining one or more codes associated with one or more satellites. The approach further involves determining a second code associated with the one... Agent:

20140185656 - Techniques to accommodate different classes of devices in a wireless network: An apparatus, a method and a machine-readable storage medium to accommodate both high function and low cost wireless devices in a wireless network. An exemplary apparatus includes a receiver to wirelessly receive a first packet comprising first and second shifting pilot signals amidst first data symbols transmitted via multiple subcarriers... Agent:

20140185659 - Communication system capable of measuring crosstalk in legacy line: A DSL transmitter and receiver are disclosed that are capable of accurately measuring crosstalk in G.vector-compliant DSL lines resulting from a legacy line. During crosstalk measurement, the legacy line can be placed in a showtime mode. Once in showtime mode, a data signal designated for the legacy line is reduced... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20140185658 - Serdes data sampling gear shifter: A SerDes data sampling controller that includes a gear shifting data sampling clock that zeroes the data sampling skew at the center of the unit interval during the CDR phase lock stage, and then skews the data sample timing away from the center of the unit interval as the DFE... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20140185657 - Systems and methods for implementing soft-decision reed-solomon decoding to improve cable modem and cable gateway performance: A system and method are provided for implementing a soft Reed-Solomon (RS) decoding scheme, technique or algorithm to improve physical layer performance in cable modems and cable gateways. At 1024-QAM, a receiver is provided in which a signal to noise ratio is reduced by at least about 1 dB relaxing... Agent:

20140185660 - Wireless reception system and method for estimating channel effect thereof: A wireless reception system includes a reception module, a preliminary estimation module, an equalization module and a selection module. The reception module receives a reference signal and at least one input signal transmitted via a multipath environment. The reference signal is associated with a known signal unaffected by the multipath... Agent: Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.

20140185661 - High speed receivers circuits and methods: The present invention provides GPA embodiments. In some embodiments, a GPA stage with a negative capacitance unit is provided.... Agent:

20140185662 - Methods and arrangements for phase tracking for multi-mode operation in wireless networks: Logic may comprise a single phase tracking implementation for all bandwidths of operation and the logic may adaptively change pre-defined and stored track parameters if the receiving packet is 1 MHz bandwidth. Logic may detect a packet and long training fields before performing a 1 MHz classification. Logic may auto-detect... Agent:

20140185663 - Integrated circuit, communication unit and method for improved amplitude resolution of an rf-dac: An integrated circuit includes: a digitally-controlled power generation stage for converting an input signal to a radio frequency (RF) carrier, the digitally-controlled power generation stage including a plurality of selectable switching devices capable of adjusting an envelope of the RF carrier; and a pulse width modulator (PWM) generator arranged to... Agent: Mediatek Singapore Pte. Ltd.

20140185666 - Apparatus and method for moving image encoding and apparatus and method for moving image decoding: According to certain embodiment, there is provided a moving image encoding apparatus in which a first encoding unit performs a first encoding process on an input image to generate first encoded data and to perform a first decoding process on the first encoded data to generate a first decoded image,... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140185665 - High-frequency-pass sample adaptive offset in video coding: This disclosure presents techniques for sample adaptive offset (SAO) filtering that focus on filtering the changed region of a picture or layer (e.g., the high frequency component of video blocks of a picture or layer). In general, the techniques of this disclosure may be referred to as High-Frequency-Pass SAO (HSAO)... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140185664 - Inter-layer prediction using sample-adaptive adjustments for bit depth scalable video coding: An apparatus for coding video data according to certain aspects includes a memory unit and a processor in communication with the memory unit. The memory unit stores video data. The video data may include a base layer comprising samples with a lower bit depth and an enhancement layer comprising samples... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140185667 - Efficient re-transcoding of key-frame-aligned unencrypted assets: Systems and methods are provided for re-transcoding portions of a digital media file while maintaining key-frame alignment across a set of digital media files having the same content. Instead of re-transcoding the entire set of digital media files if a portion of a single video fails quality, the disclosed systems... Agent:

20140185668 - Method for adaptive entropy coding of tree structures: In 3D mesh coding, the geometry data is compressed by spatial tree based approaches. Bitstreams that result from the traversal of a tree structure of spatial tree based approaches for encoding 3D mesh models have systematically special redundancies, which is exploited for further improving the mesh model compression. A method... Agent:

20140185675 - Apparatus and method for image encoding/decoding using predictability of intra-prediction mode: An apparatus and a method for video encoding/decoding using predictability of an intra-prediction mode are disclosed. The apparatus for encoding a video of the present disclosure includes: an intra-prediction mode determiner for determining an encoder prediction mode which is an intra-prediction mode of a current block of the video; an... Agent: Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.

20140185672 - Image encoding method, image decoding method, image encoding apparatus, image decoding apparatus, and image coding apparatus: An image encoding method includes: generating a first bitstream by encoding an input image, and a first decoded image by encoding and decoding the input image; and generating a second bitstream by encoding the input image using the first decoded image, and a second decoded image by encoding and decoding... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140185669 - Inter-layer coding unit quadtree pattern prediction: Systems, apparatus, articles, and methods are described including operations for inter-layer coding unit quadtree pattern prediction.... Agent:

20140185676 - Line-based compression for digital image data: A method of compressing digital image data is provided that includes selecting an entropy code for encoding a line of pixels in the digital image data, wherein the entropy code is selected from a plurality of variable length entropy codes, using spatial prediction to compute a pixel predictor and a... Agent:

20140185673 - Method and apparatus for image encoding/decoding: This document discloses a method and apparatus for image encoding/decoding which support multiple layers. The method for image decoding comprises analyzing a video parameter set (VPS) extension for layer dependency on a current layer, analyzing slices for layer dependency on a current slice by determining whether not to apply layer... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20140185674 - Methods and systems for inter-layer image prediction signaling: Embodiments of the present invention comprise systems and methods for predicting high dynamic range (HDR) image blocks with block-specific prediction data, where the systems and methods may comprise low dynamic range (LDR) image data and HDR image data for a target image block, where a scaled, offset LDR image block... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.

20140185670 - Progressive refinement with temporal scalability support in video coding: An example method of decoding video data includes receiving information indicating a picture order count (POC) value of a last picture of a plurality of pictures in a progressive refinement segment in an encoded bitstream, and decoding at least some of the pictures in the progressive refinement segment according to... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140185671 - Video encoding and decoding method and apparatus using the same: Disclosed is a video decoding method supporting a plurality of layers including: decoding a first layer which is referred by a target block of a second layer to be decoded; determining a size of the target block of the second layer which uses information on the first layer; and performing... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20140185677 - Encoding apparatus and decoding apparatus: An encoding apparatus having a direct mode as a prediction mode, when a pixel with opposite parity from a top field to a bottom field, for example, is referred to for obtaining a reference vector in the direct mode, performs correction by adding or subtracting a value corresponding to a... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140185680 - Device and method for scalable and multiview/3d coding of video information: An apparatus configured to code (e.g., encode or decode) 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 base layer and an enhancement layer. The processor is configured to up-sample a base... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140185678 - Heuristic detection of potential digital media artifacts and defects in digital media assets: A method, comprises monitoring a encoding process of a source video file performed by an encoder; obtaining an encoding decision parameter used to encode a picture of the source video file during the encoding process; comparing the encoding decision parameter to a threshold; based on the step of comparing, identifying... Agent:

20140185681 - Hierarchical inter-layer prediction in multi-loop scalable video coding: A method for encoding a video sequence in a scalable video encoder to generate a scalable bitstream is provided that includes encoding the video sequence in a first layer encoder of the scalable video encoder to generate a first sub-bitstream, encoding the video sequence in a second layer encoder of... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20140185682 - Motion vector prediction for video coding: In one example, a device for coding video data includes a video coder configured to determine a first target reference index representing a reference picture to which a candidate motion vector predictor for a current motion vector refers, determine, for the candidate motion vector predictor and during temporal motion vector... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140185686 - Motion vector processing: The embodiments relates to motion vector prediction and decoding for multi-view video content from multiple camera views (10, 20). At least one candidate motion vector predictor (44, 54) is provided for a current motion vector (34) to be encoded. A motion vector predictor (44) is then determined from the at... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20140185679 - Performance and bandwidth efficient fractional motion estimation: Described herein are techniques related to motion estimation for video encoding. In particular, integer estimation is performed on a reference video frame, and a best size macro block is determined. A fractional estimation is performed on that best size macro block. Based on the fractional estimation, a determination is made... Agent:

20140185683 - Video encoding apparatus and a video decoding apparatus: A video encoding apparatus is a video encoding apparatus for subjecting a video image to motion compensated prediction coding, comprising an acquisition module to acquire available blocks of blocks having motion vectors from encoded blocks adjacent to a to-be-encoded block and number of the available blocks, an acquisition/selection module to... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140185685 - Video encoding apparatus and a video decoding apparatus: A video encoding apparatus is a video encoding apparatus for subjecting a video image to motion compensated prediction coding, comprising an acquisition module to acquire available blocks of blocks having motion vectors from encoded blocks adjacent to a to-be-encoded block and number of the available blocks, an acquisition/selection module to... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140185684 - Video encoding apparatus and video decoding apparatus: A video encoding apparatus is a video encoding apparatus for subjecting a video image to motion compensated prediction coding, comprising an acquisition module to acquire available blocks of blocks having motion vectors from encoded blocks adjacent to a to-be-encoded block and number of the available blocks, an acquisition/selection module to... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140185688 - Coding system transform apparatus, coding system transform method, and storage medium: A coding system transform apparatus includes a decoding unit configured to decode a first coded stream coded by a first coding system using a first coding parameter to acquire a decoded image, a coding unit configured to code the decoded image acquired by the decoding unit by a second coding... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20140185687 - Simultaneous and loopless vector calculation of all run-level pairs in video compression: A method and a decoding or coding device for calculating at least one of run and level representations of respective quantized transform coefficients representing pixel values in a block of a video picture inserted in a coefficient array is disclosed. The method and the decoding or coding device are adjusted... Agent: Pexip As

20140185689 - Low complex deblocking filter decisions: The present disclosure relates to deblocking filtering, which may be advantageously applied for block-wise encoding and decoding of images or video signals. In particular, the present disclosure relates to an improved memory management in an automated decision on whether to apply or skip deblocking filtering for a block and to... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140185690 - Multimedia data stream format, metadata generator, encoding method, encoding system, decoding method, and decoding system: By determining multimedia positioning frames, by generating a metadata according to address information of the multimedia positioning frames and the number of multimedia frames following each of the multimedia frames, and by relocating the multimedia frames following each of the multimedia frames, a data storage amount of the metadata can... Agent: Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.

20140185692 - Method of multiplexing h.264 elementary streams without timing information coded: Embodiments of the present invention multiplex elementary streams without timing information coded to create a transport stream. In some embodiments, ‘n’ number of access units are constructed and pushed into a list one by one. Each access unit is capable of looking ahead to obtain information on timing for the... Agent: Tektronix International Sales Gmbh

20140185691 - Signaling decoded picture buffer size in multi-loop scalable video coding: A method for encoding a video sequence in a scalable video encoder to generate a scalable bitstream is provided that includes encoding the video sequence in a first layer encoder of the scalable video encoder to generate a first sub-bitstream, encoding the video sequence in a second layer encoder of... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20140185693 - Methods and apparatuses for adaptively filtering video signals: Methods and apparatuses for adaptively filtering video content are disclosed herein. An apparatus may include a filter configured to receive a video signal. The filter may further be configured to perform an up-conversion on a plurality of frames of the video signal to provide a plurality of up-converted frames. The... Agent: Magnum Semiconductor, Inc.

20140185694 - Signal receiving device, semiconductor device, and signal receiving method: A signal receiving device obtains information data based on a plurality of signals received at a plurality of antennas. The signal receiving device is divided into a first receiving unit and a second receiving unit. The first receiving unit carries out certain part of an entire receiving process, and the... Agent: Lapis Semiconductor Co., Ltd.

20140185695 - Methods and arrangements for communications in low power wireless networks: Embodiments may comprise an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) system operating in the 1 GHz and lower frequency bands. In many embodiments, the physical layer logic may implement repetition logic to repeat portions of the data streams to increase the ability of a receiving device to detect and decode the... Agent:

20140185696 - Peak-to-average power reduction method: A method of reducing peak-to-average power in a hybrid signal is provided. The method determines peaks in power by defining a sample point by way of a digital vector and an analog vector. The digital and analog vectors are added together to generate a hybrid vector which is used to... Agent: Nautel Limited

20140185699 - Data transmission method and system, transmitter, and receiver: A data transmission method and system, transmitter and receiver. The method includes: mapping, by a transmitter, a plurality of data streams to a plurality of antennas of the transmitter by using precoding matrices and transmitting the plurality of data streams to a receiver via the plurality of antennas, wherein the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140185700 - Method and apparatus for linear precoding in multi-user multiple-input multiple-output system: The present invention relates to the field of communications technologies and discloses a method and an apparatus for linear precoding in a multi-user multiple-input multiple-output system, which can reduce computational complexity, improve system efficiency, and enhance system robustness by using a linear precoding technology in the case of imperfect CSI.... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20140185697 - Method and device for data transmission: Disclosed in the present invention is a method for data transmission. The method comprises the following steps: receiving coded bit streams; mapping said coded bit streams to every spatial stream. A device for implementing stream mapping, a device for implementing rate matching and a transmitter are also disclosed in the... Agent:

20140185698 - Method for precoding using a block diagonal matrix: An objective problem of the invention is to provide a mechanism for improving the performance of a radio access network. According to a first aspect of the present invention, the object is achieved by a method in a first node for adapting a multi-antenna transmission to a second node over... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20140185702 - Methods and apparatuses for multiple access in a wireless communication network using dct-ofdm: The present invention provides an advantageous transmitter apparatus and associated method, for generating a Single-Carrier Discrete Cosine Transform (SC-DCT) OFDM signal for transmission. These transmit-side innovations include circuit configuration and signal processing methods for mapping Ku “input subcarriers” to N “output subcarriers,” where the “output subcarriers” are some or all... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20140185701 - Power control in linear precoder design for mimo dsl transmission: An apparatus configured to couple to a plurality of subscriber lines comprising a plurality of transmitters configured to couple to a plurality of physical channels and at least one virtual channel, wherein the number of physical channels equals the number of subscriber lines, a processor configured to compute a precoder... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

20140185703 - Wireless communications system, wireless communications apparatus, wireless communications method and computer program for wireless communication: In performing SVD-MIMO transmission, a set-up procedure is simplified while assuring a satisfactory decoding capability with a reduced number of antennas. A transmitter estimates channel information based on reference signals sent from a receiver, determines a transmit antenna weighting coefficient matrix based on the channel information, calculates a weight to... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140185705 - Digital broadcasting system and method of processing data: A digital broadcasting system including a transmitting system and a receiving system, and a method of processing data are disclosed. A method of processing data of a transmitting system includes sequentially grouping N number of columns (Kc) configured of A number of enhanced data bytes having information included therein, thereby... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20140185704 - Hitless modulation changes in double capacity links using adaptive coding modulation (acm): An outdoor communication unit (ODU) for implementation within a dual channel microwave backhaul system, is provided. The ODU includes an radio frequency (RF) module, having digital capabilities, which is configured to utilize the digital capabilities to perform adaptive adjustments to correct errors in data in a digital domain, a conversion... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20140185706 - Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving data in a communication system: Methods and apparatus are provided for transmitting and receiving encoded data. A codeword is generated by encoding an information word. Some parity bits are punctured in the generated codeword. A frame including the punctured codeword is transmitted. Additional parity bits for decoding the information word are transmitted in one or... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140185707 - Circuit arrangement for compensating for a damping occurring in an antenna line between a mobile radio terminal and an antenna: A circuit arrangement (1) for compensating for a damping occurring in an antenna line between a mobile radio terminal (2) and an antenna (3), comprising a plurality of partial branches (T1, T2, T3) in each case for assigned transmission services for specific frequency bands, is described. A first partial branch... Agent:

20140185708 - Single-bit direct modulation transmitter: Single-bit transmitter modulator having a digital pulse shaping filter configured to shape data pulses of an inphase signal and quadrature signal; an upsampling filter configured to increase the sample rate of the inphase signal and quadrature signal; a sigma-delta modulator providing a one-bit inphase output signal and a one-bit quadrature... Agent: Innophase, Inc.

20140185709 - Transmitter precoding for optimizing positioning performance: Described herein are techniques related to transmitter precoding for optimizing positioning performance. The techniques are directed to transmitting a plurality of preambles in a plurality of directions with different precoding for each transmission. The receiver analyzes the channels from the preamble and estimates the time of arrival (ToA) of the... Agent:

20140185710 - Apparatus and method of providing traffic information using radio traffic broadcasting: An apparatus and a method that provide traffic information using radio traffic broadcasting that provides corresponding traffic information to a driver when the driver requests the corresponding traffic information, without requiring a separate digital modulation module, by recording radio traffic broadcasting in a streaming scheme. In addition, corresponding traffic broadcasting... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140185712 - Demodulation method and apparatus, decoding method and apparatus and baseband chip in communication system: The present disclosure provides a demodulation method and apparatus, a decoding method and apparatus and a baseband chip in a communication system. The decoding method includes: when demodulated data in a buffer space is enough to foam a second predetermined number of CB data, reading the demodulated data to form... Agent: Spreadtrum Communications (shanghai) Co., Ltd.

20140185713 - Ofdm receiver and ofdm communications system: There is provided an OFDM receiver including, a wireless communications unit receiving a transmission signal including wireless data information and pilot information, a signal dividing unit dividing the transmission signal into a plurality of division signals and obtaining frequency offsets for the respective division signals based on the pilot information... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20140185714 - Radio communication apparatus, radio communication method, and radio communication system: A radio communication apparatus including: an antenna configured to receive a radio frame including first symbols to which reference signals are mapped and second symbols to which data is mapped, and a processor configured to determine a number of third symbols, the third symbols being used for demodulating each of... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140185715 - Systems and methods for performing demodulation and modulation on software defined radios: A system and method are provided for extracting and demodulating one or more channels in a radio signal. The method includes receiving a first radio signal using a radio frequency front end, translating a first band of frequencies of the first radio signal to a second band of frequencies to... Agent: Per Vices Corporation

20140185711 - Systems, methods, and devices for frequency-selective agc: A wideband phase detector configured to receive an intermediate frequency (IF) signal having a plurality of information signals at predetermined carrier frequencies and to generate a carrier indication signal used to control one or more attenuators to equalize the signal levels of the information signals thereby enabling a multichannel receiver... Agent: Motorola Solutions, Inc.

20140185716 - Mimo receiver using lattic reduction and k-best detection: A detection process for a receiver of a wireless communication system based on Multiple-Input Multiple-Output antennas (nT, nR), said receiver processing observations symbols y derived from symbols x transmitted by an emitter through a channel H; characterized in that it involves: —a preprocessing which only depends on the channel H,... Agent: St-ericsson Sa

20140185717 - Apparatus and method for frame sync detection: An apparatus includes: first to N−1-th correlation-calculation units correlation-calculating a signal at a position corresponding to an n-th reference cell of a reference symbol in a received symbol and a signal at a position corresponding to an n+1-th reference cell of the reference symbol in the received symbol; a first... Agent: Korea Electronics Technology Institute

20140185718 - Method and apparatus for extracting the quadrature component of a complex signal from the in-phase component after baseband digitizing using a complex transform: A method and apparatus for a receiver system in a receiver that includes at least two front end branches, each branch having its own intermediate frequency (IF) mixer to shift a received signal to an IF. When receiving multiple independent signals, the signals are digitized and the receiver performs a... Agent: Motorola Solutions, Inc.

20140185719 - System and method for discrete gain control in hybrid mimo/rf beamforming: A system for selectively and discretely amplifying or attenuating antennas in a hybrid multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) radio distribution network (RDN) receiving system is provided herein. The system includes a MIMO receiving system comprising a MIMO baseband module having N branches; an RDN connected to the MIMO receiving system, the RDN comprising... Agent: Magnolia Broadband Inc.

20140185720 - Method and apparatus for demodulating downlink channel in communication system and baseband chip: The present disclosure provides a method and an apparatus for demodulating a downlink channel in a communication system, and a baseband chip. The demodulation method may include: obtaining RE data corresponding to the downlink channel successively from an OFDM symbol; demodulating the RE data to obtain demodulated data; filling the... Agent: Spreadtrum Communications (shanghai) Co., Ltd.

20140185721 - State prediction process and methodology: A system and method for optimizing the performance for MIMO are provided, the system including multiple antennas, including at least one modal antenna, wherein each of the at least one modal antenna has multiple modes corresponding to multiple radiation patterns, and a processor coupled to the multiple antennas and configured... Agent:

20140185722 - System and method for optimizing use of channel state information: The present invention relates to a combiner, channel identifier, Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing OFDM receiver and method for optimizing use of channel state information of a received signal. The method comprises analyzing a received signal in a time domain and extracting from the received signal characteristics of a communication channel.... Agent: Cavium, Inc.

20140185724 - Sequence generating method for efficient detection and method for transmitting and receiving signals using the same: A sequence generation method for allowing a reception end to effectively detect a sequence used for a specific channel of an OFDM communication system, and a signal transmission/reception method using the same are disclosed. During the sequence generation, an index is selected from among the index set having the conjugate... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20140185723 - Signal delay estimator with absolute delay amount and direction estimation: A signal delay estimator includes an adjustable delay element for delaying a first signal to obtain a delayed first signal, a delay amount estimator for estimating a delay amount between the delayed first signal and a second signal that is similar and delayed relative to the first signal, and a... Agent: Intel Mobile Communication Gmbh

20140185725 - Drift tracking feedback for communication channels: A communication channel includes a first component having a transmitter coupled to a normal signal source, and a second component having a receiver coupled to a normal signal destination. A communication link couples the first and second components. Calibration logic provides for setting an operation value for a parameter of... Agent: Rambus Inc.

20140185726 - Frequency sweep signal generator, frequency component analysis apparatus, radio apparatus, and frequency sweep signal generating method: A frequency sweep signal generator in which the frequency error is small even when the control values and the oscillating frequencies have a non-linear relation. The frequency sweep signal generator includes a variable frequency oscillator that changes an oscillating frequency according to a change of an input control value, and... Agent: Nec Corporation

  
06/26/2014 > 95 patent applications in 43 patent subcategories.

20140177677 - Method and device for signal processing in spread spectrum system: A method and a device for signal processing in a communication system are provided. The method includes: performing sampling and time-frequency transform on a received first time domain signal to obtain a first frequency domain signal; performing modulus operation on the first frequency domain signal with respect to a preset... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20140177678 - Channel division: A communication device that forms part of a network comprising a plurality of cells, each comprising a communication device configured to communicate with at least one terminal via a frequency hopping sequence associated with its respective cell, the communication device being configured to, responsive to a determination that there are... Agent: Neul Ltd.

20140177679 - Apparatus and method for producing or reproducing a complex waveform over a wide frequency range while minimizing degradation and number of discrete emitters: An apparatus and method for signal emitters determining and using a reduced number of discrete frequency transmitters based on frequency segmentation and degradation analysis of a candidate filter configuration compared to an original waveform input signal for acceptability determination in view of desired system parameters. A method that configures a... Agent:

20140177680 - Wireless link to transmit digital audio data between devices in a manner controlled dynamically to adapt to variable wireless error rates: A communication system including a host transceiver, one or many device transceivers, and a wireless or wired link, in which encoded digital audio data and optionally also other auxiliary data are transmitted and received between the host transceiver and one or many device transceivers. The wireless link can but need... Agent:

20140177681 - All-digital spread spectrum clock generating circuit with emi reduction effect and a method for controlling the same: An all-digital spread spectrum clock generating circuit with EMI reduction effect and a method for controlling the same utilize a digital spread-spectrum clock controlling unit to control a digital controlled oscillator, so that it can directly modulates an output clock frequency. Accordingly, the spectrum of the output clock frequency is... Agent: National Chung Cheng University

20140177682 - Methods and apparatus for ameliorating signal reception: Methods and apparatus are disclosed for ameliorating signal reception. An example method disclosed herein includes receiving a composite satellite signal comprising a desired signal component and an interference signal component, converting the received composite satellite signal to a digital received composite signal, receiving a first group of samples from the... Agent: Deere & Company

20140177685 - Broadband re-configurable rf receiver: An RF receiver system operating on a broader frequency range and wide input dynamic power range is described. Received RF signal is downconverted to baseband signal using multiple quadrature demodulators. A microcontroller system controls the RF receiver by selecting frequency range to be produced by the frequency synthesizer, selecting appropriate... Agent:

20140177686 - Method and apparatus for adjusting the timing of radio antenna tuning: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, determining, by a controller of a mobile communication device, a phase shift criteria and an amplitude shift criteria associated with a modulation being implemented by the mobile communication device. The controller can determine a group of tuning... Agent: Research In Motion Rf, Inc.

20140177683 - Method and apparatus for antenna array channel feedback: A method and apparatus provide antenna array channel feedback. The method can include receiving, at a wireless terminal, a set of channel state information reference signals. The method can include determining, by the wireless terminal, based on the received set of channel state information reference signals, a precoding matrix that... Agent: Motorola Mobility LLC

20140177687 - Modulation method and apparatus with consideration of adaptive hybrid automatic repeat request in wireless communication system: A modulation method and an apparatus with consideration of adaptive Hybrid Automatic Repeat reQuest (HARQ) in a wireless communication system are provided. The method of a transmission end supporting a hybrid modulation technique in which different types of modulation schemes are mixed, information of a channel state with a reception... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140177684 - Rapid acknowledgement of radio transmissions for energy minimization: The disclosure relates to a transmission scheme for nodes in a network. More specifically, the disclosure relates to an acknowledgment scheme that minimizes energy requirements for an acknowledgment of a transmission between nodes. The disclosure describes that an energy constrained node may transmit to other nodes in a network and... Agent: Google Inc.

20140177690 - Link aggregation system, protection system, and cross polarization interference cancellation applications for all outdoor radios using wireless channels operating at a licensing-free 60 ghz band: System and method for implementing a link aggregation system, a protection system, and an XPIC application for an all outdoor radios system using a wireless channel operating at a license-free 60 GHz band are provided. The license-free 60 GHz band offers a wide frequency bandwidth that can support a high... Agent: Zte (usa) Inc.

20140177688 - Modem with expansion module: A modem with an expansion module includes a modulation/demodulation module and the expansion module. The modulation/demodulation module is provided to execute modulation and demodulation operations to network signals. The expansion module mainly has a central processing unit, a memory unit, and a signal output port. The memory unit stores an... Agent:

20140177689 - Multimode multicarrier modem system and method of communication over the same: An alternative approach to coping with the ever increasing demand for faster communications hardware is to design modems that are capable of operating its speeds at a higher data rate than a speed required for a single port of the standard communication rate for that modem. Basically, by utilizing a... Agent:

20140177691 - Radio frequency communication: An analogue modem circuit and carrier recovery method are disclosed for use between an RF receiver and a digital modem circuit configured for receiving a baseband RF input signal, and including an up-converter with frequency supplied by an up-converter voltage controlled oscillator, VCO; a down-converter with frequency supplied by a... Agent: Bae Systems PLC

20140177692 - Hybrid power line/wireless appliance automation system, device, and power monitoring method utilzing the same: The present invention discloses a hybrid power line/wireless appliance automation system for interfacing between at least one electric power distribution circuit and at least one electronic device, a power line communication device, and a power monitoring method using the same. Each power line communication device can be communicatively interconnected via... Agent: Lite-on Electronics (guangzhou) Limited

20140177693 - Influence clock data recovery settling point by applying decision feedback equalization to a crossing sample: An apparatus including a receiver coupled to receive an input signal from a communication link and operable to employ decision feedback equalization to the input signal of the communication link and generate an edge sample signal. The apparatus also includes a timing recovery module coupled to the receiver and operable... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20140177694 - Method and apparatus for sensing noise signals in a wireline communications environment: The present invention relates to methods and apparatuses for sensing noise sources in a wireline communications environment such as a customer premises environment in a DSL system. In embodiments, the invention includes an additional sensor that is connected to power mains in a DSL customer premises environment either to characterize,... Agent:

20140177695 - Multipass approach for performing channel equalization training: A method comprises performing a first pass test over a plurality of sets of equalization coefficients to filter the plurality of sets of equalization coefficients to produce one or more filtered sets of equalization coefficients. Each filtered set of equalization coefficients meets a first predetermined threshold. The method also comprises... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20140177696 - Receiver circuit with de-emphasis function: A receiver circuit includes a first differential amplification unit including a variable load section, and configured to receive first and second input signals, and to generate first and second output signals, which are amplified based on an impedance value of the variable load section and a voltage difference between the... Agent: Sk Hynix Inc.

20140177697 - Decision feedback equalizer using current mode processing with cmos compatible output level: A decision feedback equalizer system is disclosed. The decision feedback equalizer system includes a current summer core that in current mode, removes inter-symbol interference from a signal, and, a CMOS latch component, that is coupled to the current summer core, that receives a current mode signal and outputs a CMOS... Agent:

20140177699 - Equalizer and semiconductor device: An equalizer includes a first discrimination circuit to receive an input signal corresponding to a signal output from a transmit-side equalizer to binarize the input signal by a first threshold value in unit time, a second discrimination circuit to binarize the input signal by a second threshold value in unit... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation

20140177698 - Signal transmission device performing compensation by filtering characteristics and method thereof, and signal reception device offsetting compensation and method thereof: The present invention discloses a signal transmission device performing compensation by filtering characteristics for generating a transmission signal according to a pulse amplitude modulation signal. The signal transmission device comprises: a filtering characteristic compensation circuit for generating a compensation signal according to the pulse amplitude modulation signal and a filtering... Agent: Realtek Semiconductor Corporation

20140177700 - Segmenting and transcoding of video and/or audio data: In various embodiments, an encoder may be configured to divide received content in a first format into one or more segments and then to transcode the previously-divided segments into other formats and/or bitrates for presentation. In various embodiments, the encoder may include multiple segmenting computing devices configured to perform the... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

20140177702 - Constant quality video encoding: In embodiments, the sets of encoding control variable settings may be selected based on quality of the encoded video and/or audio data. Instances of video and/or audio data encoded with different sets may be compared to the data from which they were generated to determine one or more quality metrics.... Agent:

20140177703 - Methods and systems for quality controlled encoding: This disclosure describes techniques for controlling a perceived quality of multimedia sequences to try to achieve a desired constant perceptual quality regardless of the content of the sequences. In particular, an encoding device may implement quality control techniques to associate a sequence segment with a content “class” based on the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140177704 - Multi-type parallelized sample adaptive offset in video coding: In general, techniques are described for performing multiple passes of sample adaptive offset (SAO) filtering when coding video data. A video decoding device comprising one or more processors may perform the techniques. The processors may determine a first SAO pixel classification for a block of video data and determine a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140177705 - Picture coding and decoding apparatuses and methods performing variable length coding and decoding on a slice header stream and arithmetic coding and decoding on a slice data stream: A frame coding unit generates individual picture signal information from a moving picture signal, and outputs a frame code value which is a numeric value to be obtained as a result of coding picture signal information of each frame. A variable length coding unit decomposes the frame code value into... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140177701 - System and method for time budget achievement in real-time video encoding: A method and apparatus for encoding video is provided. A pre-analysis processor processes unencoded video data formed from a series of video pictures into respective video segments. An allocation processor allocates a first encoding time budget to a respective video segment respective video segment based on a size of the... Agent: Thomson Licensing

20140177707 - Entropy coding of motion vector differences: An entropy decoder is configured to, for horizontal and vertical components of motion vector differences, derive a truncated unary code from the data stream using context-adaptive binary entropy decoding with exactly one context per bin position of the truncated unary code, which is common for horizontal and vertical components of... Agent:

20140177706 - Method and system for providing super-resolution of quantized images and video: An image-encoding system that is configured to generate an output stream based on an input image is provided that includes an encoder and a metadata extractor. The encoder is configured to encode a low-resolution image to generate a quantized, low-resolution image. The low-resolution image is generated based on the input... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20140177714 - Coding video data with an alternate reference frame generated using a temporal filter: Implementations of the teachings herein include coding video data with an alternate reference frame generated using a temporal filter. The alternate reference frame is generated by determining a first weighting factor, for each corresponding block of a respective frame of a filter set, that represents a temporal correlation of the... Agent: Google Inc.

20140177709 - Image encoding apparatus, image encoding method and computer program: To reduce power consumption in an encoding process without extremely lowering encoding efficiency, a chrominance of each pixel of a prediction block is derived as a reference chrominance block according to a chrominance intra prediction mode from a reference chrominance sample representing a chrominance of a pixel necessary for intra... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20140177708 - Method and apparatus for entropy encoding/decoding: Provided are methods and apparatuses for entropy-encoding and entropy-decoding an image. The method for entropy-encoding an image includes operations of arithmetically encoding a binary value of a current coding symbol, by using a probability of a predefined binary value which is determined based on previously-coded symbols that are encoded before... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140177713 - Method and device for determining transform block size: Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and a device for determining a transform block size, and can improve image compression efficiency. The method includes: obtaining, according to image block information and a splitting manner of an image block, a parameter of a transform block corresponding to the image... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20140177712 - Method of encoding/decoding of multiview video sequence based on adaptive compensation of local illumination mismatches at interframe prediction: A technology for processing digital signals is provided, and more particularly, a method of encoding or decoding a multiview video sequence based on adaptive compensation of local illumination mismatches between frames of the multiview video sequence is provided. The method may be performed using a correction parameter used to correct... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140177711 - Video encoding and decoding method and apparatus using the same: Disclosed is technology associated with video encoding and decoding having a structure including one or more layers (quality, spatial, and view) and technology associated with a method that predicts an higher layer signal by using one or more reference layers in encoding and decoding an higher layer. In more detail,... Agent: Electronics And Telectommunications Research Institute

20140177710 - Video image compression/decompression device: An image compression/decompression device achieving increased utilization efficiency of the memory bandwidth in the access to the memory used for the compression/decompression operation while maintaining ill effect on the images at a low level is realized. The image compression/decompression device comprises a data conversion unit which reduces the data access... Agent: Hitachi Information & Telecommunication Engineering, Ltd.

20140177715 - Method of determining motion vectors for a bi-predictive image block: In one embodiment, the method includes determining motion vectors of the bi-predictive image block based on a type of the first reference picture. The type is one of a long-term type and a short-term type, and the type characterizes a temporal distance of the first reference picture with respect to... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20140177722 - Apparatus for coding or decoding intra image based on line information of reference image block: An apparatus for coding an image is provided to effectively code the image. The apparatus for coding the image includes an input image segmentation unit to segment an input image into a plurality of image blocks including a first image block and a second image block. The apparatus also includes... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20140177720 - Constraints on neighboring block based disparity vector (nbdv) techniques for 3d video: Techniques are described for determining whether a block in a candidate reference picture is available. A video coder may determine a location of a co-located largest coding unit (CLCU) in the candidate reference picture, where the CLCU is co-located with a LCU in a current picture, and the LCU includes... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140177723 - Image encoding method and image decoding method: According to one embodiment, an image encoding method includes selecting a motion reference block from an already-encoded pixel block. The method includes selecting an available block including different motion information from the motion reference block, and selecting a selection block from the available block. The method includes generating a predicted... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140177724 - Image encoding method and image decoding method: According to one embodiment, an image encoding method includes selecting a motion reference block from an already-encoded pixel block. The method includes selecting an available block including different motion information from the motion reference block, and selecting a selection block from the available block. The method includes generating a predicted... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140177725 - Image encoding method and image decoding method: According to one embodiment, an image encoding method includes selecting a motion reference block from an already-encoded pixel block. The method includes selecting an available block including different motion information from the motion reference block, and selecting a selection block from the available block. The method includes generating a predicted... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140177721 - Method and device for determining residual data for encoding or decoding at least part of an image: determining, based on at least the number of elementary units of the base layer spatially corresponding, at least partially, to the processing block, whether or not to use residual data of one or more of said spatially corresponding elementary units of the base layer for prediction of the processing block.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20140177719 - Method of determining motion vectors for a bi-predictive image block: In one embodiment, the method includes determining, first and second reference pictures; obtaining a type of the first reference picture; and determining motion vectors of the bi-predictive image block based on the type of the first reference picture. The type is one of a long-term type and a short-term type,... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20140177718 - Multi-layer video stream encoding and decoding: Multi-layer dependencies are signaled in an efficient way for a multi-view video stream (1). Coding or decoding relationship information defining coding or decoding dependencies is represented in bit-efficient syntax code, preferably through usage of hierarchical layer dependencies using layer indices for representing layer dependencies.... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20140177717 - Reduction of i-pulsing artifacts: Various methods and systems are provided for reduction of I-pulsing artifacts. In one example, among others, a method includes modifying at least a portion of a picture to be encoded as an I picture based at least in part upon a picture that precedes the picture. The modification can reduce... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20140177716 - Using an average motion vector for a motion search: A method for using an average motion vector in a motion vector search process. The method includes accessing an input frame for processing and reading average motion vector information from memory. The method further includes performing a motion vector search by using the average motion vector and a plurality of... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20140177726 - Video decoding apparatus, video decoding method, and integrated circuit: A video decoding apparatus includes: a decoding unit which derives a flag regarding a motion vector from an encoded video stream; a comparing unit which determines whether or not motion vectors of adjacent blocks are equal to each other; a block combining unit which combines the adjacent blocks determined as... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140177727 - Video encoding apparatus and video decoding apparatus: A video encoding apparatus is a video encoding apparatus for subjecting a video image to motion compensated prediction coding, comprising an acquisition module to acquire available blocks of blocks having motion vectors from encoded blocks adjacent to a to-be-encoded block and number of the available blocks, an acquisition/selection module to... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140177728 - Method and system of transform block processing according to quantization matrix in video coding: A method and system for processing transform blocks according to quantization matrices in a video coding system are disclosed. Embodiments of the present invention derive one or more derived quantization matrices from one or more initial quantization matrices or from one previously derived quantization matrix. In one embodiment, the initial... Agent:

20140177729 - Method and apparatus for transcoding video data: A method and apparatus for transcoding video data decodes video that is encoded in the first format and produces decoded data blocks that include decoded tile data such that each decoded block includes pixel data for multiple display lines. The method and apparatus performs a linear write operation on the... Agent: Ati Technologies Ulc

20140177732 - Decoding method and multimedia playing system: By inserting a symbol start tag at a start of a data segment corresponding to each symbol of a multimedia data stream, and by inserting frame start tags at starts of different frames in a start data segment, data signals belonging to different channels can be precisely and rapidly classified... Agent: Star Semiconductor, Inc.

20140177731 - Remedying low densities of ones in transmission and reception of digital television signals: In a DTV transmitter the bits of shortened BCH codewords that exhibit undesirably low densities of ONEs are ONEs' complemented before being further coded, and used to modulate carrier waves. In a DTV receiver the further coding is decoded after demodulation. The results of such decoding are processed to recover... Agent:

20140177730 - Video processing apparatus capable of generating output video pictures/sequence with color depth different from color depth of encoded video bitstream: A video processing apparatus includes a control unit, a storage device, a video decoder and a video processor. The control unit is arranged for generating a color depth control signal. The video decoder is coupled to the storage device, and arranged for decoding an encoded video bitstream and accordingly generating... Agent: Mediatek Inc.

20140177734 - Controlling a video content system: According to examples of the presently disclosed subject matter, a method of controlling a video content system can include: obtaining a current input frame and a preceding input frame from an input video sequence and obtaining a current degraded frame and a preceding degraded frame from a degraded video sequence... Agent: I.c.v.t Ltd.

20140177733 - Keyframe alignment for encoding video at multiple bitrates: In one embodiment, a method receives a frame type storage medium including frame type decisions made by a first encoding process to encode a video at a first bitrate to generate a first encoded video. While performing a second encoding process to encode the video at a second bitrate to... Agent: Hulu, LLC

20140177735 - Image receiving device and image receiving method: An image transmission device compresses and transmits image data to be sent and cannot correct errors occurring on the transmission path when image data to be transmitted is larger than a currently prescribed image size. In an image receiving device which receives compressed image data, data to be inputted is... Agent: Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.

20140177738 - Determining the configuration of a power distribution sytem: A method provides digital communication over an electrical power supply cable between a management processor in a circuit breaker panel (CBP) and a management processor in a power distribution unit (PDU), wherein the CBP has a CBP identification code (ID) and the PDU has a PDU ID. The digital communication... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140177736 - Power distribution system utilizing digital communications to determine the configuration thereof: Three-phase electrical power is used to distribute electrical power to electronic devices in a cluster. A power distribution system includes circuit breaker panels and power distribution units for providing electrical power to the electronic devices. The electrical connections within the power distribution system form a digital communication network that communicates... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140177737 - System and method for monitoring an electrical device: Disclosed herein is a device for monitoring the condition of a branch circuit. A device contains a switch that is normally open to prevent the occurrence of electric shock. An optical prong detector is provided to determine weather both the hot and neutral prongs of a plug have been inserted... Agent:

20140177739 - Transmission device and node for the same: Nodes are connected in parallel between two transmission lines and configured to utilize a telecommunications standard of a differential transmission. At least one of the nodes includes two input/output terminals, a driver, a receiver, a resistor, and a comparator. The two input/output terminals are connected to the two transmission lines.... Agent:

20140177740 - Hexagonal constellations and decoding same in digital communication systems: Embodiments of the invention provide a method of decoding of hexagonal constellations. The decoding methods exploit the inherent structure of the hexagonal grid to eliminate/minimize the requirements for distance computations. A constellation which has unused constellation points is received. A plurality of lookup tables is used for indicating whether a... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20140177742 - Millimeter-wave line of sight mimo communication system for indoor applications: A Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) communication system is described. The system may include a transmitting device having at least two transmitting antennae, each of the at least two transmitting antenna is configured to form and/or steer directional beam signals, and a receiving device having at least two receiving antennae. The transmitting... Agent:

20140177743 - Multi-clock physical layer preamble design and detection: In a method for detecting, at a first communication device, a clock rate of a physical layer (PHY) data unit, the PHY data unit is received, at the first communication device, from a second communication device via a communication channel. The PHY data unit includes (i) a first portion and... Agent:

20140177741 - Ofdm or ofdma signaling for ranging and data: A communication device is operative to generate and orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) symbol that includes one or more data and ranging modulation symbols. The data and ranging modulation symbols may be included within different sub-carriers of the OFDM symbol. The OFDM symbol is used to generate an OFDM symbol... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20140177744 - Method and apparatus for antenna array channel feedback: A method and apparatus provide antenna array channel feedback. The method can include receiving, at a wireless terminal, a set of channel state information reference signals. The method can include determining a precoding matrix based on the received set of channel state information reference signals. The precoding matrix can have... Agent: Motorola Mobility LLC

20140177745 - Method and apparatus for antenna array channel feedback: A method and apparatus provide antenna array channel feedback. The method can include receiving a first set of channel state information reference signals on resource elements, and a second set of channel state information reference signals on resource elements. The method can include determining a first precoding matrix based on... Agent: Motorola Mobility LLC

20140177746 - Method and apparatus with antenna selection in a communication system: According to an exemplary embodiment, a method with antenna selection in a communication system may support an antenna selection function at a central node having a plurality of antennas; and co-schedule multiple distributed nodes to the same resource in a downlink channel from the central node to the multiple distributed... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20140177749 - Method of designing codebook for 3d antenna configuration: The invention relates to a method of designing a codebook for a 3D antenna configuration, the method including the steps of: selecting a first codeword characterizing a first antenna array in the 3D antenna configuration from a first codebook; selecting a second codeword characterizing a second antenna array in the... Agent: Alcatel Lucent

20140177747 - Mimo communication method, mimo transmitting device and mimo receving device: In this invention a double step feedback method is proposed trough which the STAs first transmit a reduced feedback enabling the AP to perform scheduling, and then the STAs that are chosen for scheduling transmit complementary feedback for the only the streams that are chosen by the scheduling operation. This... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20140177748 - Wideband multi-channel receiver with fixed-frequency notch filter for interference rejection: A wideband multi-channel receiver comprises an antenna configured to receive a radio frequency band. A band-pass filter is in signal communication with the antenna, and a low-noise amplifier is in signal communication with the band-pass filter. A mixer is in signal communication with the low-noise amplifier and is configured to... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20140177750 - Fine step blended modulation communications: A communication device is configured to perform symbol mapping of bits to generate modulation symbols using one or more modulations. The device may employ a blended modulation composed of bit labels or symbols having different numbers of bits per symbol and different modulations. For example, the device may symbol map... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20140177751 - Precoding apparatus, program for precoding, and integrated circuit: More reduction of the amount of operation than in QRM-VP is realized while maintaining transmission performance that can be achieved by VP. A precoding apparatus 109 that performs preliminary processing on transmission data transmitted from a wireless transmission apparatus including a plurality of antennas to a wireless reception apparatus includes... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20140177753 - Asymmetrical transmitter-receiver system for short range communications: Systems, methods, and devices relating to short range wireless communications. A host device wirelessly communicates with a user device. The transceiver on the host device is of a greater complexity than the transceiver on the user device. The host device performs a number of signal processing steps on data to... Agent: The University Of Western Ontario

20140177752 - Rfi mitigation using burst timing: In some embodiments, burst timing is provided to reduce RFI in a computing platform.... Agent:

20140177754 - Shielding flaw detection and measurement in quadrature amplitude modulated cable telecommunications environment: Signal egress from a shielding flaw in a cable telecommunication system is detected, even where signals carried by the cable telecommunication system are quadrature amplitude modulated signals that statistically resemble broadband noise by generating a marker signal comprising a double side band, suppressed carrier signal in the fringes of contiguous... Agent: Comsonics, Inc.

20140177755 - Rf transmitter, integrated circuit device, wireless communication unit and method therefor: A radio frequency (RF) transmitter includes a power amplifier comprising a plurality of power amplifier cells. At least one digital signal processing module of the RF transmitter is operably coupled to the power amplifier and comprises at least one digital pre-distortion component arranged to apply at least one digital pre-distortion... Agent: Mediatek Singapore Pte. Ltd.

20140177756 - Method and apparatus for transmitting/receiving signal in communication system: A method for transmitting a signal by a signal transmission apparatus in a communication system is provided. The method includes detecting a parameter related to a Quadrature Amplitude Modulation (QAM) scheme and a parameter related to a Frequency Shift Keying (FSK) scheme based on channel quality and an interference component,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140177757 - Method, device, and system for implementing microwave multiple-input multiple-output: A method, device and system for implementing microwave multiple-input multiple-output, relate to the field of wireless communications. The device includes a transmit channel correction module including a transmission energy distributor and a transmission coupler; the transmission energy distributor decomposes, according to a first energy distribution parameter, each channel of transmitted... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20140177758 - Timing recovery apparatus and method: A timing recovery apparatus for compensating a sampling frequency offset of an input signal is provided. The timing recovery apparatus includes a timing error corrector configured to generate an output signal according to the input signal and a calibration signal, a gain controller configured to adjust at least one of... Agent: Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.

20140177759 - Demodulation method, demodulation device, and electronic apparatus: A satellite signal which carries a navigation message including satellite-specific information is received. Data of the navigation message is demodulated from received satellite signal. Error detection processing is carried out on demodulated data on a word basis of the navigation message. The number of bit transitions is counted at each... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20140177760 - Synchronous transfer of streaming data in a distributed antenna system: Embodiments of the invention provide a method, distributed antenna system, and components that generate a jitter reduced clock signal from a binary encoded data stream transmitted over a communication medium. The method includes receiving a modulated signal that includes the binary encoded data stream and generating a recovered clock signal... Agent: Andrew LLC

20140177762 - Data-modulated pilots for phase and gain detectors: Methods, systems, and devices are described for mitigating an unwanted increase in a coding rate of a wireless communication signal. A plurality of symbols including a transmitted codeword is received. The plurality of symbols including a first group of data symbols with a first modulation and coding scheme and a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140177761 - Method and apparatus for providing an enhanced zero-if receiver architecture for a wireless communications system: An approach includes injecting a plurality of equal amplitude tones across a frequency band. The approach also includes determining frequency response based on the injected tones, determining an imbalance parameter associated with a quadrature down-converter based on the determined frequency response; determining one or more parameters for wideband quadrature compensation... Agent: Hughes Network Systems, LLC

20140177763 - Wireless receiving apparatus and program: A data signal component output from a reference signal demultiplexer and channel state information obtained by using DM-RS output from a channel estimating unit are input into a modulo estimating unit. In a channel compensator, a first provisional decision value sequence is calculated on the basis of the channel state... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20140177764 - Low power packet detection employing single adc: Wireless systems, devices, and methods are presented in which a communications interface unit is configured to receive a wireless signal and includes a first channel path having a first down-converter to generate a first analog baseband signal and a first ADC to generate first digital samples as well as second... Agent:

20140177766 - Channel tracking in an orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing system: A receiver determines phase and frequency information from data signals that carry information from a transmitter to a receiver, instead of or in addition to, information from control signals. In a specific embodiment, the information is obtained from data signals modulated as a binary phase-shift keying (“BPSK”) waveform by demodulation.... Agent: Atmel Corporation

20140177765 - Systems and methods to mitigate phase noise: Methods, systems, and devices are described for mitigating phase noise. An output of a decoder is utilized to generate an estimation of a plurality of transmitted symbols. One or more phase errors of a plurality of received symbols are generated. The one or more phase errors are based at least... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140177767 - Method and apparatus for joint equalization and decoding of multidimensional codes transmitted over multiple symbol durations: Techniques are provided for performing joint equalization and decoding of multidimensional codes transmitted over multiple symbol durations. A reduced state sequence estimation (RSSE) decoder is provided for a multidimensional code. A multidimensional code symbol comprises a number of symbol components of lower dimensionality. The RSSE decodes comprises at least one... Agent: Agere Systems LLC

20140177768 - Digital calibration of analog distortion using split analog front-end: A receiver is disclosed that is capable of correcting for harmonic distortion injected into received analog signals. The receiver splits the analog signal in the analog front-end and modifies the split analog signals with a difference signal. After amplification and/or sampling, the modified analog signals are recombined in a main... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20140177769 - Automated system and method for synchronizing an automated system: An automated system and method that includes at least two cooperating electrical components, each having a time counter. The electrical components being coupled to one another via signals for cyclically transmitting process data via a signal network, and are synchronized with one another based on global, relative time information as... Agent: Baumueller Nuernberg Gmbh

20140177770 - Systems and methods for controlling frequency synthesis: Disclosed are systems and method for controlling frequency synthesizers. A control system can be implemented in a phase-locked loop (PLL), such as a Frac-N PLL of a frequency synthesizer, to reduce or eliminate reference spurs. In some embodiments, such a control system can include a phase detector configured to receive... Agent:

20140177771 - Clock data recovery circuit, data reception apparatus, and data transmission and reception system: A clock data recovery circuit includes: an oscillator that outputs a clock signal; a phase comparator that outputs a signal corresponding to a phase difference between an input reception data signal and the clock signal; a divider that outputs a feedback clock signal; a first variable delay circuit that outputs... Agent: Sony Corporation

  
06/19/2014 > 108 patent applications in 46 patent subcategories.

20140169406 - Modulation and equalization in an orthonormal time-frequency shifting communications system: A method of data transmission including arranging a set of data elements into an original data frame having a first dimension of N elements and a second dimension of N elements, where N is greater than one. The method includes transforming the original data frame in accordance with a transformation... Agent: Cohere Technologies, Inc.

20140169407 - Method and apparatus for multiple signal aggregation and reception in digital chaos network: The present invention teaches method and apparatus to transform a featureless, unpredictable, and non-repeatable chaos waveform into digital chaos waveforms that maintain featureless characteristics to serve as a for wireless communications protocol, whereby unintended observers cannot detect or disrupt yet imprint a small measure of predictability and repeatability to aid... Agent:

20140169408 - System and method for open-loop mimo communications in a scma communications system: A method for transmitting data includes mapping a first coded information bit stream intended for a first transmit antenna onto at least one first spreading sequence of a plurality of first spreading sequences to generate a first data stream, mapping a second coded information bit stream intended for a second... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

20140169409 - Systems and methods for open-loop spatial multiplexing schemes for radio access virtualization: System and method embodiments are provided for open-loop spatial multiplexing for radio access virtualization. In an embodiment, a system includes a plurality of antenna ports and a processor coupled to the plurality of antenna ports and configured to spread a spreading sequence over at least a portion of the plurality... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

20140169411 - Device and method for adaptively suppressing in-band interference signals in radio receivers: A circuit arrangement for adaptively suppressing interference signals includes a first local oscillator for generating a first local oscillator signal and a second local oscillator for generating a second local oscillator signal, each signal having an adjustable frequency. The circuit arrangement also includes a first mixer for converting a high-frequency... Agent:

20140169410 - Reception apparatus: A reception apparatus includes an intermediate frequency converter, an analog-to-digital converter, a plurality of noise removing units, and a controller. The intermediate frequency converter converts a plurality of transmission signals in different frequency bands into a plurality of intermediate frequency signals having different intermediate frequencies, the plurality of transmission signals... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140169413 - Communication apparatus: A communication apparatus includes a Doppler shift amount calculation unit configured to calculate a Doppler shift amount of a reception signal which is received from an artificial satellite and is obtained by modulating a signal, for which spectrum spreading is performed by using a predetermined spread code, by a predetermined... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140169412 - System and method for low density spreading modulation detection: In one embodiment, a method for blindly detecting low density spreading (LDS) active signatures including receiving, by a first node from a second node, a signal and decorrelating the signal in accordance with a signature list to obtain an active signature list. The method also includes decoding the signal in... Agent:

20140169414 - Method for operating a communication system and communication system: A method for operating a communication system including a first device with a working oscillator and a second device with a reference oscillator is provided. The method includes calibrating the working oscillator of the first device connected to an asynchronous serial communications bus. The calibrating includes defining a measurement time,... Agent:

20140169417 - Automatic gain control unit for a low power receiver or transceiver: The automatic gain control unit for a radiofrequency receiver includes a first current source for charging a storage capacitor by a first current, four comparators for comparing on the lower side an in-phase positive intermediate signal, an in-phase negative intermediate signal, a quarter-phase positive intermediate signal, a quarter-phase intermediate signal... Agent: Em Microelectronic-marin S.a.

20140169422 - High frequency front end module: A high frequency front end module includes a variable circulator, a transmission side filter, and a reception side filter. Capacitors that are to be selectively connected by a switch are provided between an antenna side port and a transmission side port of a circulator of the variable circulator. Capacitors that... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

20140169415 - Precoder weight selection for mimo communications when multiplicative noise limited: The method and apparatus disclosed herein improve throughput conditions limited by multiplicative noise by determining precoder weights for each data stream communicated between a MIMO transmitter node and a MIMO receiver node. The precoder weights are determined based on information derived from non-precoded reference symbols to decrease the energy allocated... Agent:

20140169418 - Receiver and transmitter apparatus for carrier aggregation: An RF receiver/transmitter apparatus for carrier aggregation is disclosed, to provide a routing circuitry formed by a plurality of mixer modules for achieving both the function of carrier aggregation and the mixing frequency process of signals. This architecture allows sharing an RF front-end, improving degree of integration, and reducing hardware... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20140169423 - Sensor that transmits signals responsive to a request signal and receives information: A sensor comprises a transmitter to transmit signals over a communication path, the sensor further capable to receive signals from the communication path, wherein the sensor is configured to communicate sensor data having a nibble data signal format at the transmitter in response to a trigger signal received at the... Agent: Infineon Technologies Ag

20140169416 - System and method for data serialization and inter symbol interference reduction: A system and method is disclosed for reducing inter symbol interference in a high speed data transfer system. One or more decision logic circuits and one or more pull circuits are used to enable the signal level of a bit in a serial bit stream to achieve its nominal value.... Agent: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

20140169419 - Transceiver and communication apparatus transmitting and receiving data encoded by transmission code: A transceiver that transmits and receives data used in a communication system, in which the data is encoded by a transmission line code and a signal level of the transmission code changes at a predetermined transition timing in a bit-duration. The transceiver includes: a clock generator that generates an internal... Agent: Denso Corporation

20140169420 - Wireless communication apparatus: Processing data presented in the form of a vector representation involves representing direction of the vector with incremental accuracy by using a set of vector codebooks of decreasing dimensions per accuracy increment.... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140169421 - Wireless communication apparatus: Processing data presented in the form of a vector representation involves representing direction of the vector with incremental accuracy by using a set of vector codebooks of decreasing dimensions per accuracy increment.... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140169424 - Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (ofdm) interleaving: A communication device is configured to perform interleaving of a modulation symbol sequence to generate an OFDM symbol. Some modulation symbols within the modulation symbol sequence that are separated by an interleaver depth may be transmitted via adjacently located sub-carriers, while other modulation symbols within the modulation sequence that are... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20140169425 - Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (ofdm) with variable bit loading and time and/or frequency interleaving: A communication device is configured to perform processing of one or more bits to generate a modulation symbol sequence based on one or more profiles that specify variable bit loading of bits per symbol over at least some of the modulation symbols of the modulation symbol sequence. The communication device... Agent:

20140169427 - Method and apparatus for calibrating an envelope tracking system: A method of calibrating an envelope tracking system for a supply voltage for a power amplifier module within a radio frequency (RF) transmitter module. The method includes deriving a mapping function between an instantaneous envelope of a waveform signal to be amplified by the power amplifier module and the power... Agent: Mediatek Singapore Pte. Ltd.

20140169426 - Receiver with distortion compensation circuit: A receiver containing analog circuitry that generates distortion, a distortion compensation circuit coupled to an output of the analog circuitry, and a slicer, operating as a signal peak detector, coupled to the distortion compensation circuitry. The distortion compensation circuit has a subtractor, a function generator, and a weighting circuit. The... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20140169428 - Systems and methods for adaptive polarization transmission: In addition to adaptive polarization transmission methods, the present invention provides various adaptive polarization transmission systems. In an exemplary embodiment, an adaptive polarization transmission system includes a transmitter device. The transmitter device includes an analyzing unit for processing a first set of polarization state information relating to a first wireless... Agent: Georgia Tech Research Corporation

20140169429 - Distortion measurement for limiting jitter in pam transmitters: Methods and test equipment for measuring jitter in a Pulse Amplitude Modulated (PAM) transmitter. Under one procedure, a first two-level PAM signal test pattern is used to measure clock-related jitter separated into random and deterministic components, while a second two-level PAM signal test pattern is used to measure oven-odd jitter... Agent:

20140169430 - Antenna reconfiguration for mimo communications when multiplicative noise limited: The MIMO method and apparatus disclosed herein improve throughput conditions limited by multiplicative noise by reducing the gain of the data streams associated with one or more dominant signal paths between MIMO communication nodes. As used herein, multiplicative noise refers to any noise dependent on or proportional to a signal... Agent:

20140169432 - Interference classification with minimal or incomplete information: Interference classification with minimal or incomplete information. Receivers in access points and in other network devices on a wireless digital network may be switched to a spectrum monitor mode in which they provide amplitude-versus-frequency information for a chosen part of the spectrum. This may be performed by performing a FFT... Agent: Aruba Networks, Inc.

20140169431 - Techniques for managing interference in multiple channel communications system: An apparatus may include a processor circuit, and a dynamic filter adjustment component for execution on the processor. The dynamic filter adjustment component may identify in a wideband communications signal a set of one or more interferer frequencies for one or more respective interferer channels of a set of communications... Agent:

20140169433 - Modulation and equalization in an orthonormal time-frequency shifting communications system: A method which includes receiving a first modulated signal from a first user device, the first modulated signal being generated based upon a time-frequency transformation of first user data. The method further includes receiving a second modulated signal from a second user device, the second modulated signal being generated based... Agent: Cohere Technologies, Inc.

20140169435 - Device and method for correcting duty cycle, and receiver including the same: A duty cycle correcting device is provided which includes a pulse width adjusting unit which adjusts a pulse width of an input signal according to a pulse width control code; a comparison unit which compares an output signal of the pulse width control unit with a plurality of reference voltages;... Agent: Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation, Yonsei University

20140169434 - Method and apparatus for phase noise mitigation: An approach is provided to mitigate phase noise by correcting common phase error and inter-carrier-interference in a received signal. The approach involves determining a received signal includes phase noise comprising at least a common phase error component and an inter-carrier-interference component. The approach also involves causing the common phase error... Agent:

20140169436 - Modulation and equalization in an orthonormal time-frequency shifting communications system: A system and method of providing a modulated signal useable in a signal transmission system. The method includes transforming, perhaps with respect to both time and frequency, a data frame including a plurality of data elements into a transformed data matrix. The transformed data matrix includes a plurality of transformed... Agent: Cohere Technologies, Inc.

20140169437 - Modulation and equalization in an orthonormal time-frequency shifting communications system: A method for modulating data for transmission within a communication system. The method includes establishing a time-frequency shifting matrix of dimension N×N, wherein N is greater than one. The method further includes combining the time-frequency shifting matrix with a data frame to provide an intermediate data frame. A transformed data... Agent: Cohere Technologies, Inc.

20140169438 - Receiver with clock recovery circuit and adaptive sample and equalizer timing: A receiver is equipped with an adaptive phase-offset controller and associated timing-calibration circuitry that together shift the timing for a data sampler and a digital equalizer. The sample and equalizer timing is shifted to a position with less residual inter-symbol interference (ISI) energy relative to the current symbol. The shifted... Agent: Rambus Inc.

20140169440 - Adaptive cancellation of voltage offset in a communication system: Described embodiments include a receiver for a serial-deserializer or the like. The receiver has adaptive offset voltage compensation capability. The offset voltage is canceled by a controller in a feedback loop to generate a compensation signal depending on a data decision error signal or by timing signals used for dock... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20140169439 - Apparatus and methods for equalizer adaptation: One embodiment relates to an equalizer circuit for a data link. The equalizer circuit including a continuous-time linear equalizer, a first circuit loop, and a second circuit loop. The continuous-time linear equalizer receives a received signal and outputs an equalized signal. The first circuit loop determines a first average signal... Agent: Altera Corporation

20140169442 - Clock data recovery method and clock data recovery circuit: A clock data recovery method includes: integrating an input data signal over a number of cycles of a sample clock to generate an integrated signal; performing a digital process on the integrated signal to output a first digital signal; interpolating the first digital signal in accordance with phase information to... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140169441 - Modulation and equalization in an orthonormal time-frequency shifting communications system: A method of receiving data including receiving, on one or more carrier waveforms, signals representing a plurality of data elements of an original data frame wherein each of the data elements are represented by cyclically time shifted and cyclically frequency shifted versions of a known set of waveforms. The method... Agent: Cohere Technologies, Inc.

20140169443 - Data communication system, data carrier driving apparatus, and data carrier apparatus: In a data communication system according to one aspect of the present invention, a data carrier driving apparatus, which communicates with a data carrier apparatus using a rectification smoothing circuit for generating a power supply voltage, controls a pulse width of each pulse of a clock signal (pulse voltage) supplied... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20140169444 - Image sequence encoding/decoding using motion fields: Compressing motion fields is described. In one example video compression may comprise computing a motion field representing the difference between a first image and a second image, the motion field being used to make a prediction of the second image. In various examples of encoding a sequence of video data... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140169445 - Systems and apparatuses for performing cabac parallel encoding and decoding: Apparatuses, systems, and computer program products that encode and/or decode information of a video stream, such as an MPEG-4 video stream, are disclosed. Some embodiments comprise an apparatus having a binarizer module to create a plurality of bins for a syntax element for information of the video stream, a context... Agent:

20140169446 - Adaptive decoding system: A method, system, and computer program product for adaptive decoding is provided herein. The method includes the steps of receiving a video bitstream, selecting an initial extraction level, and switching to a lower quality extraction level if a decoding rate is less than a rate at which data extracted from... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20140169447 - Combination hevc deblocker/sao filter: Systems and methods are provided that allow a deblocking filter and a sample adaptive offset (SAO) filter to be combined in a loop filter stage of a High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) decoder. In combining the deblocking filter and the SAO filter, an intermediate buffer may not be utilized, while... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20140169448 - Low-delay buffering model in video coding: Techniques for low-delay buffering in a video coding process are disclosed. Video decoding techniques may include receiving a first decoded picture buffer (DPB) output delay and a second DPB output delay for a decoded picture, determining, for the decoded picture, a first DPB output time using the first DPB output... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140169450 - Methods and apparatuses for encoding and decoding video using periodic buffer description: A method of encoding video including: writing a plurality of predetermined buffer descriptions into a sequence parameter set of a coded video bitstream; writing a plurality of updating parameters into a slice header of the coded video bitstream for selecting and modifying one buffer description out of the plurality of... Agent:

20140169449 - Reference picture management for layered video: An encoded representation (60) of a picture (10) of a video stream (1) is decoded by retrieving buffer description information defining at least one reference picture (40, 42). The buffer description information is used to determine a picture identifier of a reference picture (40, 42), which is compared to picture... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20140169453 - Context adaptive position and amplitude coding of coefficients for video: A coding method, apparatus, and medium with software encoded thereon to implement a coding method. The coding method includes encoding the position of non-zero-valued coefficients in an ordered series of quantized transform coefficients of a block of image data, including encoding events using variable length coding using a plurality of... Agent: Cisco Technology Inc.

20140169454 - Method and system for multi-layer rate control for a multi-codec system: A video transmitter comprising a plurality of encoders may be operable to determine, for a transport stream, a constant overall number of bits per time interval corresponding to a frame in the transport stream. For each time interval corresponding to a start and an end of encoding of each of... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20140169451 - Perceptually coding images and videos: Blocks in pixel images are template matched to select candidate blocks and weights according to a structural similarity and a perceptual distortion of the blocks. The perceptual distortion is a function of a just-noticeable-distortion (JND). A filter outputs a prediction residual between the block and the candidate blocks. The prediction... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

20140169452 - Video encoding method and apparatus using the same: Disclosed is a video encoding method, including: generating a residual block corresponding to a difference between a target block of an original video and a prediction block for the target block; calculating a first rate-distortion cost by transforming, quantizing, and encoding the residual block; judging whether an encoded block flag... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20140169455 - Video encoding method and apparatus and video decoding method and apparatus, based on hierarchical coded block pattern information: A method and apparatus for decoding video and a method and apparatus for encoding video are provided. The method for decoding video includes: receiving and parsing a bitstream of encoded video; extracting, from the bitstream, encoded image data of a current picture assigned to a maximum coding unit of the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140169456 - Video encoding method and apparatus and video decoding method and apparatus, based on hierarchical coded block pattern information: A method and apparatus for decoding video and a method and apparatus for encoding video are provided. The method for decoding video includes: receiving and parsing a bitstream of encoded video; extracting, from the bitstream, encoded image data of a current picture assigned to a maximum coding unit of the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140169458 - Devices and methods for using base layer intra prediction mode for enhancement layer intra mode prediction: Devices and methods for using base layer intra prediction mode for enhancement layer intra mode prediction are disclosed.... Agent: General Instrument Corporation

20140169460 - Image encoding apparatus and image decoding apparatus: According to one embodiment, an image encoding apparatus includes a setting unit configured to set a combination of a vertical transform matrix and a horizontal transform matrix corresponding to the target image. The combination includes any of a plurality of transform matrices including a first transform matrix and a second... Agent: Kabushiki Kaishia Toshiba

20140169461 - Image encoding apparatus and image decoding apparatus: According to one embodiment, an image encoding apparatus includes a setting unit configured to set a combination of a vertical transform matrix and a horizontal transform matrix corresponding to the target image. The combination includes any of a plurality of transform matrices including a first transform matrix and a second... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140169459 - Method and apparatus of reference picture management for video coding: A method and apparatus that determine one or more reference pictures for the current image unit and indicate the reference pictures using information associated with COIs (coding order indexes) of the reference pictures are disclosed. The image unit corresponds to a picture, a slice of the picture, or a region... Agent: Media Tek Singapore Pte. Ltd.

20140169466 - Method and video decoder for decoding scalable video stream using inter-layer racing scheme: One exemplary method for decoding a scalable video stream, including a base layer frame and at least an enhancement layer frame corresponding to the base layer frame, has the following steps: decoding the base layer frame; and before the base layer frame is fully decoded, decoding the enhancement layer frame.... Agent:

20140169462 - Moving-picture encoding apparatus and moving-picture decoding apparatus: According to one embodiment, an encoding apparatus includes a prediction unit, a classifying unit, a first transformer, a second transformer, an order controller, and an entropy coder. The prediction unit obtains a predictive residual signal to be encoded, by using a mode selected from intra-prediction modes. The first transformer obtains... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140169463 - Moving-picture encoding apparatus and moving-picture decoding apparatus: According to one embodiment, an encoding apparatus includes a prediction unit, a classifying unit, a first transformer, a second transformer, an order controller, and an entropy coder. The prediction unit obtains a predictive residual signal to be encoded, by using a mode selected from intra-prediction modes. The first transformer obtains... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140169464 - Moving-picture encoding apparatus and moving-picture decoding apparatus: According to one embodiment, an encoding apparatus includes a prediction unit, a classifying unit, a first transformer, a second transformer, an order controller, and an entropy coder. The prediction unit obtains a predictive residual signal to be encoded, by using a mode selected from intra-prediction modes. The first transformer obtains... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140169457 - Performance control in video encoding: An apparatus having a circuit is disclosed. The circuit may be configured to (i) generate a complexity value by encoding a current picture in a video signal, where the current picture is encoded using a current one of a plurality of configurations, (ii) calculate an estimate in response to the... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20140169465 - Video decoding method and image encoding method: A video decoding method and image encoding method capable of utilizing a portion of the prediction image predicted in a size larger than the size of the macroblock of the encoding target, as the prediction image of the macroblock of the encoding target in order to lower the compression ratio... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20140169471 - Apparatus and method for enhancing motion estimation based on user input: A method and apparatus for enhancing motion estimation based on user input are provided. The motion estimation apparatus used for video encoding comprises a receiver operable to receive a user based input and an input analysis module operable to analyzed the user based input. The apparatus also comprises an encoder... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20140169469 - Computationally efficient motion estimation with learning capabilities for video compression in transportation and regularized environments: The method facilitates efficient motion estimation for video sequences captured with a stationary camera with respect to an object. For video captured with this type of camera, a main cause of changes between adjacent frames corresponds to object motion. In this setting the output from the motion compensation stage is... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20140169474 - Disparity vector derivation: A device performs a disparity vector derivation process to determine a disparity vector for a current block. As part of performing the disparity vector derivation process, when either a first or a second spatial neighboring block has a disparity motion vector or an implicit disparity vector, the device converts the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140169477 - Image encoding method and image decoding method: The image encoding method includes: generating a reference picture list for determining reference pictures; determining a co-located picture; adding, to the list, a motion vector for each corresponding block that is included in a current picture to be encoded and is adjacent to a current block to be encoded or... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140169478 - Method and apparatus of deblocking filter with simplified boundary strength decision: A method and apparatus for deblocking of reconstructed video in a video coding system are disclosed. Embodiments according to the present invention determine boundary strength between two blocks without checking whether the block boundary is a coding unit (CU) boundary. In one embodiment according to the present invention, the method... Agent: Mediatek Singapore Pte. Ltd.

20140169476 - Method and device for encoding a sequence of images and method and device for decoding a sequence of image: A method and device for deriving motion information of an image portion of an image predicted by motion prediction with respect to at least one reference image, the method comprising for said image portion: obtaining a number i of motion information predictors 808 of a second set of motion information... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20140169472 - Motion estimation engine for video encoding: The motion estimation engine has a multi-threaded structure and comprises a preprocessor for rough motion estimation of motion vectors and in-loop motion estimator for creating a coding tree unit, as well as a shared memory for interaction of the pre-processor with the in-loop motion estimator. The coding tree unit is... Agent:

20140169475 - Motion vector prediction in video coding: During a process to derive an inter-view predicted motion vector candidate (IPMVC) for an Advanced Motion Vector Prediction (AMVP) candidate list, a video coder determines, based on a disparity vector of a current prediction unit (PU), a reference PU for the current PU. Furthermore, when a first reference picture of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140169468 - Picture refresh with constant-bit budget: An apparatus having a memory and a circuit is disclosed. The memory may be configured to store multiple reference pictures. The circuit may be configured to (i) generate multiple compressed pictures by compressing each uncompressed picture using the reference pictures and a constant-bit budget and (ii) generate multiple new reference... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20140169470 - Prediction method using skip check module: Methods and systems may provide for utilizing a skip check module located in a video processing component to facilitate Scalable Video Coding (SVC) by determining cost relating to compression techniques. In one example, the method may include determining a location value associated with a current macro-block (MB), determining a source... Agent:

20140169473 - Texture sensitive temporal filter based on motion estimation: Architecture that employs texture sensitive temporal filtering to reuse motion estimation information in a realtime encoder. The temporal filter is applied for classified static areas. The architecture reuses the motion estimation results on motion vectors, cost estimates (e.g., sum of absolute difference (SAD)), and edge awareness texture information to apply... Agent:

20140169467 - Video coding including shared motion estimation between multple independent coding streams: Systems, apparatus, articles, and methods are described including operations for shared motion estimation between multiple independent coding streams.... Agent:

20140169479 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus capable of reducing a capacity of a storage element includes: a first variable-length decoding unit that sequentially outputs, for each first unit of processing, one or more components included in the first unit of processing, by performing a first process on a coded stream; a reordering... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140169480 - Image compression method and apparatus for bandwidth saving: Described herein are methods and devices that employ parallel compression of image data using a lossless compressor and a quantization compressor. As described, the lossless compressor generates a variable length compressed bit stream and the quantization compressor generates a fixed length compressed bit stream. The fixed length bit stream is... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140169481 - Scalable high throughput video encoder: A scalable high throughput video encoder is described herein. A plurality of dedicated, hardware video encoders runs in a staggered, parallel architecture, where each video encoder encodes a video frame and the stagger or delay is a programmable number of macroblock rows. In an example method, after a first video... Agent: Ati Technologies Ulc

20140169482 - Encoding/transmitting apparatus and encoding/transmitting method: An encoding/transmitting apparatus that is used to transmit moving-picture data from a transmitting side to a receiving side through a transmission path and to subject the moving-picture data to streaming in the receiving side has an external-output request determining unit that monitors the state of a network. If the network... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140169483 - Deblocking filter with reduced line buffer: An apparatus configured to filter video information according to certain aspects includes a memory unit and a processor in communication with the memory unit. The memory unit stores video information comprising at least two adjacent video blocks, each video block comprising a plurality of video samples, and each video sample... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140169484 - Video decoding apparatus and method for enhancing video quality: A video decoding apparatus and method for enhancing video quality of lower resolution than the resolution of a display of a terminal is provided. The video decoding apparatus includes a quality enhancer and a controller. The quality enhancer includes a resizer and quality enhancement filters, each configured to perform a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140169485 - Asymmetric channels in power line communications: Apparatus (and related methods) for a power line communication network include a processor configured to receive beacons over a communication interface. The processor determines a link quality indicator (LQI) for each received beacon and ignores the beacons for at most a predetermined maximum number of beacon receptions when each LQI... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20140169486 - Modular electronics: A computing device includes an integrated unit having a plurality of functional components, and an extremely high frequency (EHF) communication unit operatively coupled to the integrated unit. The EHF communication unit includes a transducer configured to transmit and receive EHF electromagnetic signals, and convert between electrical signals and electromagnetic signals.... Agent:

20140169489 - Method for saving power in a telecommunications system: In a vectoring-capable DSL system, power can be saved by a low power mode wherein data transmission is reduced or halted, but synch symbols continue to be transmitted, so that estimation of crosstalk coefficients may continue during the low power mode. When crosstalk coefficient estimates are up to date, a... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20140169488 - Narrow-band preamble for orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing system: A method of signal generation includes selecting a subset of contiguous OFDM symbols from a set of contiguous OFDM symbols, selecting a subset of contiguous subcarriers from a set of subcarriers, and generating a preamble that occupies the subset of contiguous subcarriers in the subset of contiguous OFDM symbols. The... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140169487 - Traffic aware common pilot configuration: The present disclosure relates to a method for common pilot configuration, the method comprising steps of: determining information related to UEs served by a BS; and configuring transmission of at least one common pilot from the BS to the served UEs based on the determined UE related information. In an... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20140169492 - Communication system with compund coding mechanism and method of operation thereof: The communication system includes: a communication unit including an encoder module for determining a coded-message for representing a communication content according to a polar coding scheme, permutation module for generating a message-channel map for mapping the coded-message to transmission channels; and an antenna for transmitting a transmitter signal based on... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140169494 - Method for generating codebook, method and apparatus for data transmission: A method for generating a codebook and a method and an apparatus for data transmission are provided. The method includes: receiving a label of a codeword sent by a User Equipment (UE); selecting the codeword identified by the label from the codebook for eight-antenna; and coding data to be sent... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20140169493 - Parameterized codebook with subset restrictions for use with precoding mimo transmissions: One aspect of the teachings herein relates to signaling codebook restrictions, to restrict the precoder recommendations being fed back from a remote transceiver, so that precoder selections made by the remote receiver are restricted to permitted subsets of overall precoders within a defined set of overall precoders, or to permitted... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20140169491 - Techniques to manage processing of multiple input multiple output communications: An apparatus may include a channel estimation component to determine a channel estimation matrix H for a tone of a multiplicity of tones in a multiple input multiple output (MIMO) communications signal. The apparatus may further include a processor circuit coupled to the receiver component, and a flow selection component... Agent:

20140169490 - Transmission power distribution for mimo communications when multiplicative noise limited: Throughput conditions limited by multiplicative noise may be improved by distributing a transmission power across MIMO data streams communicated between MIMO communication nodes. In particular, the transmission power is distributed based on knowledge at the transmitter of the MIMO channel to decrease the transmission power allocated to one or more... Agent:

20140169495 - Signalling circuit, processing device and safety critical system: A signalling circuit for a signal channel of a communication network comprises a communication network terminal connectable to the signal channel and to a voltage supply; an input terminal connectable to receive a transmit signal; a driver device comprising a first driver terminal connected to the communication network terminal, a... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc

20140169497 - Closed-loop automatic channel selection: A system and method for improving radio performance through automatic channel selection utilizing a closed-channel model is disclosed. A measurement engine records maximum user throughput on a per station basis during normal traffic operation. The measurement engine further records throughput metrics based on test traffic sent to all associated stations... Agent: Ruckus Wireless, Inc.

20140169496 - Crest factor reduction for multi-band system: Systems and methods for crest factor reduction (CFR) are described. A multi-band CFR architecture achieves significant hardware savings without sacrificing CFR performance by applying peak cancellation to each band individually. However, peak detection is calculated based on a combined input signal.... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20140169498 - Methods and systems for combined cyclic delay diversity and precoding of radio signals: In a transmitter or transceiver, signals can be precoded by multiplying symbol vectors with various matrices. For example, symbol vectors can be multiplied with a first column subset of unitary matrix which spreads symbols in the symbol vectors across virtual transmit antennas, a second diagonal matrix which changes a phase... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20140169499 - 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: Inphi Corporation

20140169501 - Receiver, transmitter and a method for digital multiple sub-band processing: Highly efficient digital domain sub-band based receivers and transmitters.... Agent:

20140169500 - System and method for communicating information in a wirless network: A method for receiving data transmitted wirelessly includes receiving information indicating a device type associated with a wireless communication device and, based on the device type associated with the wireless communication device, deciding to request information indicating a set of possible data values associated with transmissions from the wireless communication... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20140169502 - Receiver and method of receiving: A receiver receives payload data from a downstream signal, and includes a filter to receive the downstream signal, and including signalling data identifying downstream resources for the payload data, and an analogue to digital converter to receive the downstream signal from the filter and to convert it into a sampled... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140169503 - Devices and methods for facilitating signal-to-noise ratio estimation of received wireless transmissions: Access terminals are adapted to facilitate estimation of signal-to-noise ratios for received wireless transmissions. According to at least one example, a wireless communication device can receive a plurality of data symbols. The wireless communication device can determine a first estimate of a signal-to-noise ratio based on first estimates of a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140169504 - Digital down converter circuit: A digital down converter is disclosed. The digital down converter includes an input for receiving a sampled signal having a frequency band of interest, sampled at a first sampling rate, a commutator structure for distributing a set of real sampled signals for polyphase filtering, a complex band pass polyphase filter... Agent: Nxp B.v.

20140169505 - Space-time/space-frequency coding for multi-site and multi-beam transmission: The present invention relates to space-time or space-frequency coding in cellular systems. The same data is transmitted from different antennas with different coverage areas, corresponding to different cells. The different data streams have different parts of the space-time block codes applied. A mobile terminal can combine the different parts of... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.

20140169506 - Wireless electronic device with a decoder and associated methods: A method for operating a decoder includes receiving a complex signal representative of a received symbol from among a plurality of symbols. The received symbol includes a plurality of bits and corresponds to a respective point on a constellation map. Likelihood metrics are generated for the received symbol, with each... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20140169507 - Manchester code receiving circuit: A Manchester code receiving circuit includes an analog circuit configured to convert an analog signal received through a communication transmission path, to a digital signal based on a Manchester code, and a characteristic compensating unit configured to compensate at least one of rise delay characteristics in which a rising time... Agent: Yokogawa Electric Corporation

20140169508 - Carrier and sampling frequency offsets estimation method and associated apparatus applied to multi-carrier communication system: An offset estimation apparatus for a multi-carrier communication system is provided. The offset estimation apparatus includes an FFT unit configured to transform a reception signal and to generate multiple symbols, a conjugate multiplier configured to receive and conjugate multiply two consecutive symbols corresponding to predetermined subcarrier indices to generate multiple... Agent: Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.

20140169509 - Antenna system calibration: A method for calibrating an antenna system having electronics and two or more passive antennas for connection to the electronics and two or more signal interfaces for use with a pilot signal. The method includes compensating for three major errors in order to find calibration offsets in a deterministic process.... Agent: Panasonic Avionics Corporation

20140169510 - Receiver architecture with reconfigurable on-chip matching for wideband operation and off-chip matching for low-power operation: A circuit for a receiver with reconfigurable low-power or wideband operation may comprise one or more main signal paths each coupled to a first port and including a low-noise amplifier (LNA) configured to provide a radio frequency (RF) signal to a main mixer circuit. An auxiliary signal path may be... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20140169511 - Unified, programmable receiver with support for multiple modes: Techniques are described herein that receive communications transmitted according to different operation modes at a multi-mode, programmable receiver system. The multi-mode, programmable receiver system may receive communication signals from transmit antennas in “cells” (e.g., base station transceivers and/or the like) according to one or more operation modes, using receive antennas.... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20140169512 - Direct conversion receiver including a charge area decimation filter: A direct conversion receiver includes: a high linearity mixer device including a sampler unit charge-sampling an input current according to a sampling frequency, and a buffer unit receiving an output signal from the sampler unit while having a low input impedance, amplifying the received signal, and outputting a current signal;... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20140169513 - Communication system including multiple receiving antennas and time tracking method thereof: A tracking method and apparatus of a communication system to prevent a timing difference and bit error rate performance degradation caused by unstable characteristics of a plurality of circuit devices are provided. The tracking method and apparatus include sampling signals received at receiving antennas, tracking sample values resulting from the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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