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Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 05/16/2013 > 70 patent applications in 35 patent subcategories.
20130121379 - Heterogeneous pilots: Large-dimension MIMO and multipoint broadcasting in new generation of wireless networks create high demand for various types of pilots in transmission signals for channel estimation, data demodulation, synchronization, etc. More pilots, as in existing networks, use more resources and thus diminish the network capacity. Methods and apparatus of heterogeneous pilots... Agent:
20130121380 - Methods for pco based uwb impulse radio with localized synchronization detection and retention: The present invention provides a communications system, node and method of operation for forming a wireless network from independently operating nodes that have the ability to self-synchronize with each other, independently determine master and slave modes of operation to cooperate as a network, and independently vary those functions to adjust... Agent: Cornell University
20130121381 - Spread-spectrum pilot signals in a communications transmitter: Interference-reducing circuits include a feed-forward circuit for subtracting all or part of a desired transmitter-signal component from a signal coupled from the power amplifier's output path. The error signal from this feed-forward circuit contains a replica of distortion in the power amplifier output. A cancellation loop adjusts the phase and/or... Agent:
20130121382 - Spread-carrier self-detecting code receiver with summed delay processing and methods for signal acquistion and detection: Embodiments of a spread-earner self-detecting code (SCSDC) receiver with summed-delay processing (SDP) and method are generally described herein. In some embodiments, the SCSDC-SDP receiver is arranged to generate a chip-matched filter output from a received spread-spectrum signal and perform SDP on the chip-matched filter output with a plurality of delay-processing... Agent: Raytheon Company
20130121383 - Multiple data rate wiring and encoding: A method and apparatus for using multiple data rate (MDR) wiring with encoding is described herein. Single data rate wires are replaced with MDR wires and signals are processed through MDR circuitry. The MDR circuitry may include MDR driver circuitry, MDR repeater circuitry and MDR receiver/decoder circuitry. An encoding circuit... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
20130121387 - Method and apparatus for eliminating the effects of fequency 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
20130121385 - Multi-port, gigabit serdes transceiver capable of automatic fail switchover: A multi-port Serdes transceiver includes multiple parallel ports and serial ports, and includes the flexibility to connect any of the parallel ports to another parallel port or to a serial port, or both. The transceiver can connect any of the serial ports to another serial port or to a parallel... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130121386 - Radio communication system, radio communication apparatus, and radio communication method: The signaling amount in selecting a plurality of beams is reduced in pre-coding to enhance throughput. When notification of a beam number is provided in a feedback signal from a user equipment to a radio base station, a superior beam number, having a high quality rank with small time variation,... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130121384 - Utility powered communications gateway: Described herein are embodiments of methods, systems and devices of providing a communications gateway between one or more first networks and a second network. In accordance with one aspect, a method is provided comprising receiving, by a first device, information communicated from one or more first networks, wherein the first... Agent: General Electric Company
20130121389 - Estimation of intentional phase shift in a calibration apparatus: Embodiments of the present invention provide an apparatus comprising a transceiver having a receiver and a transmitter connected through a segment of a calibration loop back path. The apparatus also comprises a control system configured to communicate with the transceiver. The calibration loop back path has an intentional phase shift... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130121388 - Low complexity frequency selective iq mismatch digital rx balancer and tx inverse balancer for non-ideal rf front-end: A system for reducing a mismatch between an in-phase (I) signal and a quadrature phase (Q) signal is disclosed. The system includes a phase compensation block comprising an infinite impulse response (IIR) filter configured to reduce a first portion of a mismatch between an I signal and a Q signal,... Agent: Acrospeed, Inc.
20130121390 - Light bulb holder module with function of sharing wireless network: A light bulb holder module with a function of sharing wireless network is disclosed. The light bulb holder module is embedded into a light bulb slot and is externally connected to a light bulb. The light bulb holder module includes a light bulb holder, an electronic switch, a control unit,... Agent:
20130121391 - Adaptive offset adjustment algorithm: An apparatus and method is disclosed to compensate for one or more offsets in a communications signal. A communications receiver may carry out an offset adjustment algorithm to compensate for the one or more offsets. An initial search procedure determines one or more signal metric maps for one or more... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130121393 - Channel estimation with decision feedback: Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with a method for estimating a channel between a wireless transmitter and a wireless receiver are described. According to one embodiment, a method includes receiving a signal that includes non-pilot data that is not known to a receiver of the signal; determining an estimated... Agent:
20130121392 - Ofdm receiver with time domain channel estimation: An OFDM communication system performs time domain channel estimation responsive to received symbols before the symbols are processed by a fast Fourier transform. The communication system generates virtual pilots from actual pilots to improve the stability and quality of channel estimation. The system generates a reference signal from the actual... Agent:
20130121394 - Communication terminals and methods for controlling a receiver of a communication terminal: A communication terminal is described comprising a determiner configured to determine, for at least one communication connection of the communication terminal, a type of the physical channel used by the communication connection and a type of data transmitted via the communication connection and a controller configured to control a receiver... Agent: Intel Mobile Communications Gmbh
20130121395 - Folding sequential adaptive equalizer: A folding adaptive equalizer is provided. The equalizer comprises an equalizer core and an automatic gain control loop. The equalizing transfer function of the equalizer core is modulated by one or more gain control signals generated by the automatic gain control loop and by a folding signal generated by the... Agent:
20130121396 - Decision feedback equalizer having programmable taps: A Decision Feedback Equalizer (DFE) with programmable taps includes a summer configured to receive a DFE input signal. Delay elements are coupled to the summer. The delay elements are connected in series. Each delay element provides a respective delayed signal of an input signal to the delay element. A weight... Agent:
20130121400 - Adaptive radio controlled clock employing different modes of operation for different applications and scenarios: A configurable system and method for a radio controlled clock (RCC) receiver adapted to apply different strategies for extracting timing and time information from a phase modulated signal depending on the type of application the RCC is used in and on the reception conditions. The official time signal is broadcast... Agent: Xw LLC Dba Xtendwave
20130121397 - System and method for phase modulation over a pulse width modulated/amplitude modulated signal for use in a radio controlled clock receiver: A system and method for a radio controlled clock receiver adapted to extract timing and time information from a phase modulated signal. The official time signal is broadcast from a central location using a modified modulation scheme, which adds phase modulation over the legacy amplitude modulation, such as the legacy... Agent: Xw LLC Dba Xtendwave
20130121398 - Timing and time information extraction from a phase modulated signal in a radio controlled clock receiver: A system and method for a radio controlled clock receiver adapted to extract timing and time information from a phase modulated signal. The official time signal is broadcast from a central location using the modified modulation scheme of the present invention, which adds phase modulation that allows for greatly improved... Agent: Xw LLC Dba Xtendwave
20130121399 - Timing and time information extraction in a radio controlled clock receiver: A novel and useful system and method for extracting timing, time and additional information from a broadcast received in a radio controlled clock (RCC) receiver. The RCC receiver extracts timing information represented by a known synchronization sequence that is used for acquisition and tracking purposes. The RCC receiver extracts time... Agent: Xw LLC Dba Xtendwave
20130121402 - Image coding apparatus and method: An image coding apparatus includes: a division unit configured to divide a coding target picture included in an input video signal into a plurality of slices each including one or more data blocks; a coding unit configured to code the video signal in a unit of the slice divided by... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130121401 - Video compression for high efficiency video coding: Encoding methods directed to making coding decisions and estimating coding parameters including searching for optimal angular prediction in intra-prediction mode; choosing the best intra block subdivision; and providing motion estimation for tree-structured inter coding. The methods are targeted to HEVC specifications of video compression, however, may be used with other... Agent:
20130121406 - 8-point transform for media data coding: In general, techniques are described for implementing an 8-point discrete cosine transform (DCT). An apparatus comprising an 8-point discrete cosine transform (DCT) hardware unit may implement these techniques to transform media data from a spatial domain to a frequency domain. The 8-point DCT hardware unit includes an even portion comprising... Agent: Qualcommm Incorporated
20130121403 - Method and apparatus for qp modulation based on perceptual models for picture encoding: A method for encoding a picture is disclosed. The method generally includes the steps of (A) generating at least one respective macroblock statistic from each of a plurality of macroblocks in the picture, (B) generating at least one global statistic from the picture and (C) generating a respective macroblock quantization... Agent:
20130121405 - Method for coding signals with universal quantized embeddings: Distances between data are encoded by per a random projection, followed by dithering and scaling, with a fixed scaling for all values. The resulting dithered and scaled projection is quantized using a non-monotonic 1-bit quantizer to form a vector of bits representing the signal. The distance between signals can be... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
20130121404 - Transcoder unit and method: A transcoder is provided that achieves lower complexity without picture quality loss. The transcoder may be either an open loop transcoder or a closed loop transcoder.... Agent:
20130121407 - Video encoding device and video decoding device: A video encoding device and a video decoding device prevent an increase in the number of lines of a reference line buffer in a pseudo random noise injection process. The video encoding device includes: an inverse quantization unit for inverse-quantizing a quantization index to obtain a quantization representative value; an... Agent: Nec Corporation
20130121408 - Video image encoding device and video image decoding device: When injecting pseudo random noise to an area centered on a block boundary, a video encoding device and a video decoding device prevent injection of pseudo random noise to an area including a reference image for subsequent planar mode filtering, in order to suppress linear artifacts. The video encoding device... Agent: Nec Corporation
20130121409 - Methods and apparatus for face fitting and editing applications: Various embodiments of methods and apparatus for face fitting are disclosed. In one embodiment, sets of two-dimensional local feature points on a face in each image of a set of images are identified. The set of images includes a sequence of frames a video stream. A three-dimensional face model for... Agent:
20130121411 - Audio or video encoder, audio or video decoder and related methods for processing multi-channel audio or video signals using a variable prediction direction: An encoder/decoder is based on a combination of two audio or video channels to obtain a first combination signal as a mid-signal and a residual signal derivable using a predicted side signal derived from the mid-signal. A decoder uses the prediction residual signal, the first combination signal, a prediction direction... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderug Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.
20130121413 - Carriage of sei messages in rtp payload format: A system and method of modifying error resiliency features by conveying temporal level 0 picture indices, such as t10_pic_idx, within an SEI message instead of optionally including them in the NAL unit header is provided. In addition, a mechanism is provided for enabling repetition of any SEI messages in Real-Time... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20130121414 - Image intra-prediction mode estimation device, image encoding device, image decoding device, and encoded image data: A coding device and a decoding device are configured to include an estimated prediction mode deciding section (122a) including: a reference block selecting section (1223a) for selecting a reference block for use in estimating an intra-prediction mode for a subject block; an estimating number deciding section (1222a) for deciding an... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20130121410 - Method and apparatus of video encoding with partitioned bitstream: A method and apparatus for video encoding to generate a partitioned bitstream without buffering transform coefficient and/or prediction data for subsequent coding units are disclosed. An encoder incorporating an embodiment according to the present invention receives first video parameters associated with a current coding unit, wherein no first video parameters... Agent: Mediatek Inc.
20130121415 - Methods and apparatuses for encoding and decoding video using inter-color-plane prediction: Recent video coding schemes support inter-color-plane prediction to achieve higher coding efficiency and improved visual quality. Inter-color-plane prediction schemes in the prior art do not account for the variety of video content representations that are used in practice. The current invention provides methods and apparatuses for performing inter-color-plane prediction with... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130121412 - Video encoding method, video decoding method, video encoding apparatus, video decoding apparatus, video encoding program, and video decoding program: A video processing system is provided with video encoding apparatus 1 and video decoding apparatus 2. The encoding apparatus 1 outputs a maximum delay time that is incurred by backward prediction, in addition to encoded data D1 resulting from encoding of video data D0. The decoding apparatus 2 effects input... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.
20130121416 - Reference processing using advanced motion models for video coding: Processing a reference picture is described. A reference processing unit enables signaling of parameters such as motion model parameters, interpolation filter parameters, intensity compensation parameters, and denoising filter parameters. Methods for estimating the various parameters are also discussed. Processing improves quality of a reference picture prior to its use for... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
20130121417 - Constrained reference picture sets in wave front parallel processing of video data: A video encoder determines reference blocks for each inter-predicted prediction unit (PU) of a tree block group such that each of the reference blocks is in a reference picture that is in a reference picture subset for the tree block group. The reference picture subset for the tree block group... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130121418 - Moving image coding apparatus: An image coding apparatus determines an image pattern of image data and, based on the determined image pattern, selects a prediction mode for generating predicted pixel values by predicting pixel values in a frame using pixel values in the same frame. Alternatively, based on photographing information concerning input image data,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130121420 - Method and system for hierarchical motion estimation with multi-layer sub-pixel accuracy and motion vector smoothing: Aspects of a method and system for hierarchical motion estimation with multi-layer sub-pixel accuracy and motion vector smoothing are presented. Aspects of the system may include hierarchical motion vector computation that enables motion vectors to be computed at each level in the hierarchy based on a distinct pixel resolution level.... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130121419 - Temporal luminance variation detection and correction for hierarchical level frame rate converter: Systems and methods for the reduction of motion compensation artifacts in a standard or high resolution image interpolation, more specifically to temporal luminance variation, are described. In one innovative aspect, a method of correcting temporal luminance variation (TLV) artifacts during frame rate conversion is provided. The method includes detecting TLV... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130121421 - Video decoder and method of decoding a sequence of pictures: A video decoder for decoding a sequence of pictures, each of which is coded into a plurality of transformation coefficient blocks, is configured to decode transformation coefficient blocks of different pictures on different computing kernels of a first SIMD group at the same time.... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.
20130121422 - Method and apparatus for encoding/decoding data for motion detection in a communication system: Embodiments relate to an apparatus and method for encoding/decoding data for motion detection in a communication system. The method for encoding data includes receiving, by an encoder, video data including a plurality of frames. Each frame is represented by a pixel vector including a number of pixel values. The method... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.
20130121423 - Video data encoding and decoding: Video data encoding apparatus in which arrays of video data are reordered for entropy encoding includes a frequency domain converter for generating a frequency domain representation of data derived from an input video signal, the frequency domain representation including an array of plural frequency domain coefficients in respect of each... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130121424 - Motion compensated de-blocking: Digital noise removal methods and systems for picture quality improvement on next generation high quality set-top-box and digital TV SOCs is disclosed with particular to a de-blocking method and system that is effective on on-grid and off-grid blocky artifacts generated by lossy video compression standards. Blocky artifacts are filtered by... Agent: Stmicroelectronics Asia Pacific Pte Ltd.
20130121425 - Coexistence method by requesting access to the channel: Systems and methods for implementing coexistence by requesting access to a channel in power line communications (PLC) are described. In an illustrative embodiment, a method performed by a PLC device, such as a PLC meter, may include detecting a communication from foreign PLC device on a PLC network in response... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20130121428 - Fuel dispensing environment utilizing retrofit broadband communication system: A fueling environment communication system for providing high bandwidth information via existing field wiring to a plurality of forecourt devices. The communication system according to this aspect comprises a back room communication module having a first plurality of Ethernet ports for connection to external devices using Ethernet communication and a... Agent: Gilbarco Inc.
20130121427 - Scaled power line based network: A power line communication network includes a first power line communication sub-network, a second power line communication sub-network, and an isolation filter disposed between first and second power line communication sub-networks. The isolation filter is configured to pass electrical power signals between the first and second power line communication sub-networks,... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20130121426 - Twacs pulse inductor reversal circuit: A circuit (C1-C4) is employed in a TWACS transponder (T) installed in an electric meter (M). The transponder generates inbound signals (IB) transmitted from the location of the electric meter to a central location (R). Firmware (F) within the transponder controls the flow of current for each pulse through the... Agent: Aclara Power-line Systems Inc.
20130121429 - Data transfer system, data transfer method, receiving circuit, and receiving method: A data transfer system includes a transmission circuit, which operates by a first clock signal, and a receiving circuit, which operates by a second clock signal different from the first clock signal. The transmission circuit includes an output circuit that outputs a poll signal, of which a level is logically... Agent:
20130121430 - Feeder link configurations to support layered modulation for digital signals: Systems and methods are disclosed for feeder link configurations to layered modulation. One feeder link system employs feeder link spot beam to antennas in distinct coverage areas to enable frequency reuse. Another system employs narrow beam width feeder link antenna to illuminate individual satellites also enabling frequency reuse. Yet another... Agent: The Directv Group, Inc.
20130121431 - Apparatus and method for jointly selecting precoding matrices in a mimo multi-flow system: An apparatus and a method are disclosed for jointly selecting precoding matrices for a plurality of received transmissions, such as those that might be received from a primary serving cell and a secondary serving cell in a multi-flow radio access network wherein each of the serving cells is configured to... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130121432 - Method and apparatus for codebook based feedback in a closed loop wireless communication system: A method and apparatus are provided for feedback for closed-loop transmitting with multiple transmit antenna elements and multiple receive antenna elements. A base station includes a codebook containing sets of weightings for the multiple transmit antenna elements, with each set of weightings identified by an index and the codebook known... Agent: Motorola Mobility LLC
20130121433 - Modifying a signal by controlling transmit diversity parameters: A method for modifying a signal transmitted from a mobile communication device comprising by perturbing a transmit diversity parameter from its nominal value by modulating the parameter with respect to the nominal value in a first direction for a first feedback interval and then in a second direction for a... Agent: Google Inc.
20130121435 - Crosstalk management for ofdm communication system in power efficient transmission mode: In the present disclosure, several techniques are proposed to estimate the worst-case crosstalk noise and use it for bit-loading and SRA calculations so that fluctuating crosstalk when PET mode is enabled does not lead to system instability. One of the proposed techniques involves strategically placing some marker tones in the... Agent: Metanoia Communications Inc.
20130121434 - System for distributed interference alignment: A system and method for realizing distributed interference alignment is disclosed. The system comprises a retrieving module, a determination module and a precoding module. The retrieving module retrieves source data. The determination module generates data describing one or more requirements for one or more associated Interference Alignment (IA) groups. The... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20130121436 - Distributing clock associated with a wired data connection over wireless interfaces using frequency correction at the transmitter side: A clock extractor extracts clock frequency f2, from a wired data connection feeding the transmitter with data clocked at the clock frequency f2. A clock error estimator estimates clock frequency error between the clock frequency f2 and a clock frequency f1 derived from a local clock of the transmitter. Clock... Agent: Siklu Communication Ltd.
20130121437 - Method and apparatus for acquiring a precoding matrix indicator and a precoding matrix: In the field of communication technologies, a method and an apparatus for acquiring a Precoding Matrix Indicator (PMI) and a Precoding Matrix (PM) are provided. The method includes: acquiring a reference PMI and a differential PMI according to a first non-differential codebook and a first diagonal differential codebook, where codewords... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
20130121438 - Precoding method, and transmitting device: Disclosed is a transmission scheme for transmitting a first modulated signal and a second modulated signal in the same frequency at the same time. According to the transmission scheme, a precoding weight multiplying unit multiplies a precoding weight by a baseband signal after a first mapping and a baseband signal... Agent:
20130121439 - Design of a global codebook for coordinated multi-point processing: In accordance with one or more embodiments of the present disclosure a method for generating a codebook comprises generating a plurality of wireless communication channel representations. The method further comprises generating a precoding matrix for each of the plurality of wireless communication channel representations. The method additionally comprises performing a... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20130121440 - Method and apparatus for implementing digital baseband predistortion: An apparatus for implementing digital baseband predistortion includes a transmission channel including a digital-to-analog converter, a modulator, an amplifier and a power amplifier, and further includes a feedback channel analog part including a diode detector, a filter and an analog-to-digital converter, and a feedback channel digital part including a predistorter,... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
20130121441 - Transmission method, transmission device, reception method, and reception device: Provided is a precoding method for generating, from a plurality of baseband signals, a plurality of precoded signals to be transmitted over the same frequency bandwidth at the same time, including the steps of selecting a matrix F[i] from among N matrices, which define precoding performed on the plurality of... Agent:
20130121442 - Method and apparatus for mapping quadrature amplitude modulation symbol: A method and an apparatus for mapping a quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM) symbol. The QAM symbol mapping apparatus includes a frequency checker, which checks frequencies of sub-carriers in an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) symbol; and a data categorizer, which maps data coded for error correction and uncoded data to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130121443 - Quadrature modulator balancing system: A method of balancing a quadrature modulator includes exciting an in-phase input of the quadrature module and sweeping a phase of an injection signal through a range of degrees, and determining a plurality of in-phase DC components. The method further includes exciting a quadrature input of the quadrature module and... Agent: Raytheon Company
20130121444 - Driver circuit for driving a power amplifier: A circuit for providing AM/PM modulation is described. The circuit includes a signal generator, which provides two phase modulated (PM) signals used to form two drive signals which are later combined in a constructive/destructive fashion. The combination of the two phase modulated signals form a signal for driving a load.... Agent: Sige Semiconductor (europe) Limited
20130121445 - Radio receiver apparatus and radio transmitter apparatus: A radio receiver apparatus that can effectively utilize GI to improve the reception quality. In this apparatus, a data extracting part extracts a data portion of a direct wave from a signal subjected to a radio reception process by a received RF part. A GI extracting part extracts, from the... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130121446 - Signal detection device, method of controlling same, program, and wireless communication device: A signal detection device includes: a band limiting filter in which cutoff frequency is changeable; a signal detection unit that detects whether or not a signal of a specific frequency is present, from a received signal; and a control unit that executes a first signal detection that causes the signal... Agent: Nec Corporation
20130121447 - Parallel execution of trellis-based methods: A receiver system and method for recovering information from a symbol data sequence Y. The symbol data sequence Y corresponds to a symbol data sequence X that is transmitted onto the channel by a transmitter. The symbol data sequence X is generated by the transmitter based on associated information bits.... Agent: Coherent Logix Incorporated
20130121448 - Channel estimation and equalization for hard-limited signals: The present invention provides a method and apparatus for channel estimation when the amplitude of a received signal is hard-limited. A channel estimator computes amplitude estimates for the received signal based on the phase samples of the received signal. The amplitude estimates may comprise the expected values of the amplitude... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)05/09/2013 > 129 patent applications in 41 patent subcategories.
20130114643 - System and method for communicating in a lossy environment: A method of wireless communication in a lossy environment entails generating a direct sequence spread spectrum (DSSS) code string that includes a pseudo-noise (PN) sequence followed by instances of shifted PN sequences, where the shifted PN sequences are produced in response to the content of the message. The PN sequence... Agent: Sandia Research Corporation
20130114644 - Installation for the transmission/reception of radio signals: A transmitting/receiving installation of microwave radio signals including a transmitting/receiving unit. The unit includes a receiving module to receive electrical signals, known as terrestrial electrical signals, issued from the transformation of radio signals received terrestrially, a module to transform the electrical signals modulated according to a spread spectrum protocol, known... Agent: Eutelsat S A
20130114645 - Method and apparatus for start of frame delimiter detection: The present disclosure is related to detecting a start frame delimiter. A received data packet is correlated with a known sequence, which provides a first correlation result. The received data packet is correlated with a predefined sequence, which yields at least a second correlation result. The data packet comprises at... Agent: Stichting Imec Nederland
20130114646 - Receiver apparatus, reception method and computer program: A receiver apparatus including a receiving unit that receives a global positioning system (GPS) signal from a satellite in a GPS, a multiplying unit that multiplies the GPS signal received by the receiving unit by pseudo navigation data and an integrating unit that performs a synchronous addition on a signal,... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130114648 - Assembly and method for the parallel processing of data streams by means of satellite communication links: The assembly includes a first sub-assembly with, on a transmitter side, a modem having a plurality of inputs, an output for a total data stream, and signal paths connected in parallel. Each signal path includes a modulation stage, a stage for sampling modulated signals and a mixer stage. Outputs of... Agent: Inradios Integrated Radio Solutions Gmbh
20130114647 - Communications relay system and relay device in the same: A communications relay system for establishing data communications between an external device and a plurality of communication devices. In the system, the plurality of communication devices and a relay device are connected to a communication path to form a communication network. The relay device is operable to relay communications between... Agent: Denso Corporation
20130114650 - Multiple-in-multiple-out antenna network-coded amplify-and-forward relaying scheme for three node bidirectional cooperation: A method and apparatus are described including receiving a first signal including first data in a first time slot of a first channel (705), receiving a second signal including second data in a second time slot of a second channel (710), determining a first pre-coding matrix (715), determining a second... Agent: Thomson Licensing
20130114649 - Signal cancellation in a satellite communication system: A satellite communication system comprised of a hub and plurality of remote terminals, wherein the system is configured for frequency reuse, a method and apparatus for signal cancellation are disclosed. The disclosed method and apparatus enable the hub to extract return link signals overlaying a transmitted forward link signal, wherein... Agent: Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd.
20130114651 - System and method for feedback cancellation in repeaters: An apparatus for repeating signals includes a receive antenna for receiving input signals, processing circuitry for processing the input signals to form repeated signals, and a transmit antenna for transmitting the repeated signals. The processing circuitry includes an adaptive digital filter configured to generate cancellation signals that are added to... Agent: Andrew LLC
20130114655 - Codebook sub-sampling for frequency-selective precoding feedback: A method includes, in a mobile communication terminal, holding a definition of a sub-sampled codebook identifying precoding matrices, which are selected from a master codebook that is made-up of a wideband codebook and a frequency-selective codebook. The definition defines a first subset of the wideband codebook and a second subset... Agent: Marvell World Trade Ltd.
20130114652 - Crest factor reduction (cfr) using asymmetrical pulses: Crest factor reduction (CFR) techniques are provided using asymmetrical pulses. A crest factor reduction method comprises obtaining one or more data samples; detecting at least one peak in the one or more data samples; performing peak cancellation on the at least one detected peak by applying an asymmetric cancellation pulse... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20130114653 - Device for playback in a motor vehicle and method for synchronization: A device and method for synchronization of data for audio and/or video between a memory of a device in a motor vehicle and an external device is provided. The method comprises synchronizing the data between the memory and the external device through a radio connection through a synchronization unit. The... Agent: Harman Becker Automotive Systems Gmbh
20130114656 - Method and apparatus for csi feedback for joint processing schemes in an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing communication system with coordinated multi-point transmission: Methods in a wireless terminal are described for supporting co-ordinated multipoint transmissions including joint transmissions from two or more transmission points, specifically the method of receiving indication of two or more CSI reference signal configurations, each CSI reference signal configuration representing one or more antenna ports comprising a set of... Agent: Motorola Mobility LLC
20130114654 - Precoding feedback for cross-polarized antennas with magnitude information: A method includes receiving in a mobile communication terminal a precoded Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) signal, which includes first and second signal components transmitted at respective different first and second polarizations. A difference between respective signal magnitudes of the first and second signal components received in the terminal is estimated in... Agent: Marvell World Trade Ltd.
20130114657 - Signal transmission device: A signal transmission device including: a differential signal transmission unit having two output terminals for outputting a differential signal to a paired signal lines including first and second signal lines; a single-ended signal transmission unit having two output terminals for outputting independent two-channel single-ended signals to the paired signal lines;... Agent:
20130114658 - Channel state information feedback in coordinated multi-point system: Embodiments of the present disclosure describe devices, methods, computer-readable media and systems configurations for communication of channel state information among network entities. In various embodiments, may calculate first-, second- and third-stage channel state information for nodes of a coordinated multipoint measurement set. Other embodiments may be described and/or claimed.... Agent:
20130114659 - Receiver, integrated circuit, receiving method, and program: A receiver includes a demodulator that demodulates a modulation wave modulated according to orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM). The demodulator includes an interference wave detector that detects that received modulation wave includes interference wave when received power of each sample of the received modulation wave exceeds a threshold, and upon... Agent:
20130114660 - Extracting parameters from a communications channel: A method for extracting a parameter of a communication channel from a channel estimate that characterises the communication channel in terms of a frequency response over time. The method includes generating a set of feature identifiers that characterise features of the channel, for example energy peaks or troughs and determining... Agent: Cohda Wireless Pty. Ltd.
20130114661 - Wireless communication receiver with phase noise estimation and phase noise compensation performed after channel estimation, and related wireless communication receiving method and phase noise compensation apparatus: A wireless communication receiver includes a first signal processing block, a phase noise compensation apparatus, and a second signal processing block. The first signal processing block is arranged for generating a first processed output by processing a reception signal, wherein the first signal processing block includes a channel estimation unit... Agent:
20130114663 - Flexible receiver architecture: One embodiment relates to a receiver circuit for a data link. The receiver circuit includes at least a first signal path, a second signal path, and a path selector circuit. The first signal path includes first equalization circuitry, and the second signal path includes second equalization circuitry. The path selector... Agent:
20130114662 - Method and apparatus for radio receiver equalization: A method, apparatus and computer program product are configured to provide calibration accuracy in an analog filter. In this regard, a method is provided that includes estimating a cutoff frequency for an analog filter. The method further includes causing a filter tuning word to be modified based on the estimated... Agent: Renesas Mobile Corporation
20130114664 - Method and apparatus for performing channel shortening equalization with frequency notch mitigation: A method for performing channel shortening equalization with frequency notch mitigation is provided, where the method is applied to an electronic device. The method includes: obtaining channel response information from channel estimation to determine a relaxed channel convolution matrix corresponding to the channel response information, with the relaxed channel convolution... Agent:
20130114665 - Low nonlinear distortion variable gain amplifier: A variable gain amplifier (VGA) useful in a receiver that recovers transmitted digital signals. A first amplifier in the VGA has a first gain, an input coupled to an input of the VGA, and an output coupled to a load. A second amplifier in the VGA has a second gain,... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20130114667 - Binarisation of last position for higher throughput: For encoding the last position (x, y) of the transform coefficients in a given scan order with Context-Adaptive Binary Arithmetic Coding (CABAC), to improve throughput, the binarisation is ordered with the unary code of x and y followed by fixed binary codes of x and y.... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130114666 - Distributed and automated video encoding and delivery system: At a user or client site, a user initially visits a website hosted by a partner, and following an initial interaction with the website, the user is provided with various software from an administrator website. The software enables the user to download information, such as a video file, to the... Agent:
20130114674 - Adaptive center band offset filter for video coding: A video coder configured to perform sample adaptive offset filtering can determine a center value for a set of pixels based on values of pixels in the set, divide bands of pixels values into groups based on the center value, and determine offset values for the bands based on the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130114676 - Context optimization for last significant coefficient position coding: A video encoder is configured to encode a binary sting indicating a position of a last significant coefficient within a video block. A video decoder is configured to decode the encoded binary string. The string may be coded using context adaptive binary arithmetic coding (CABAC). Binary indices of the binary... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130114671 - Context reduction for context adaptive binary arithmetic coding: A reduction in the number of binarizations and/or contexts used in context adaptive binary arithmetic coding (CABAC) for video coding is proposed. In particular, this disclosure proposes techniques that may lower the number contexts used in CABAC by up to 56.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130114672 - Context reduction for context adaptive binary arithmetic coding: A reduction in the number of binarizations and/or contexts used in context adaptive binary arithmetic coding (CABAC) for video coding is proposed. In particular, this disclosure proposes techniques that may lower the number contexts used in CABAC by up to 56.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130114673 - Context reduction for context adaptive binary arithmetic coding: A reduction in the number of binarizations and/or contexts used in context adaptive binary arithmetic coding (CABAC) for video coding is proposed. In particular, this disclosure proposes techniques that may lower the number contexts used in CABAC by up to 56.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130114675 - Context state and probability initialization for context adaptive entropy coding: In one example, an apparatus for context adaptive entropy coding may include a coder configured to determine one or more initialization parameters for a context adaptive entropy coding process based on one or more initialization parameter index values. The coder may be further configured to determine one or more initial... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130114677 - Devices and methods for sample adaptive offset coding and/or signaling: In one embodiment, a method for decoding a video bitstream comprises the steps of: (a) receiving a video bitstream; (b) deriving processed video data from the bitstream; (c) partitioning the processed video data into blocks, wherein each of the blocks is equal to or smaller than a picture; (d) deriving... Agent: General Instrument Corporation
20130114678 - Devices and methods for sample adaptive offset coding and/or signaling: In one embodiment, method for decoding a video bitstream comprises: (a) receiving a video bitstream; (b) deriving processed video data from the bitstream; (c) partitioning the processed video data into blocks, wherein each of the blocks is equal to or smaller than a picture; (d) deriving an SAO type from... Agent: General Instrument Corporation
20130114679 - Method and apparatus for video coding using adaptive loop filter: Methods for reducing blocking artifacts at the boundary between adjacent blocks reconstructed from a frame of compressed video information are disclosed herein. The frame includes a prediction stage parameter and a residual error attribute with respect to at least one of the blocks. One method includes reconstructing the at least... Agent:
20130114670 - Multiview video coding: Aspects of this disclosure relate to a method of coding video data. In an example, the method includes obtaining, from an encoded bitstream, one or more network abstraction layer (NAL) units for each view component of a plurality of view components of encoded video data, where each view component of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130114680 - Systems and methods for multi-layered frame-compatible video delivery: Multi-layered frame-compatible video delivery is described. Multi-layered encoding and decoding methods, comprising a base layer and at least one enhancement layer with reference processing, are provided. In addition, multi-layered encoding and decoding methods with inter-layer dependencies are described. Encoding and decoding methods that are capable of frame-compatible 3D video delivery... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
20130114668 - Video decoder with enhanced cabac decoding: A decoder receives a bitstream containing quantized coefficients representative of blocks of video representative of a plurality of pixels and decodes the bitstream using context adaptive binary arithmetic coding that includes at least two decoding modes, the first mode decoding the bitstream based upon a probability estimate which is based... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.
20130114669 - Vlc coefficient coding for large chroma block: This disclosure describes techniques for coding transform coefficients for a block of video data. According to these techniques, a video coder (a video encoder or video decoder) determines whether a block of video data is a luma block or a chroma block. If the block of video data is a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130114691 - Adaptive initialization for context adaptive entropy coding: In one example, an apparatus for context adaptive entropy coding a video unit comprises a coder configured to code a syntax element, wherein a first value of the syntax element indicates that one or more of a plurality of context states are initialized using an adaptive initialization mode for the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130114689 - Adaptive search range method for motion estimation and disparity estimation: An adaptive search range method for motion/disparity estimation is provided in multi-view video coding (MVC) technology. The method uses a initial search range as a first search range, perform an estimation flow for first blocks in a first frame to obtain vector distribution, and obtain at least a first candidate... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute
20130114696 - Angular table for improving intra prediction: A method of intra prediction comprising computing a prediction block for a luma block, wherein computing the prediction block includes using a plurality of directional intra prediction modes and an angular table (angTable) comprising a plurality of entries, and wherein a value of each entry is determined via a mathematical... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Co.
20130114699 - Apparatus of predictive coding/decoding using view-temporal reference picture buffers and method using the same: Provided are an apparatus and method for predictive coding/decoding for improving a compression rate of multiview video using one or two additional reference frame buffers. The predictive encoding apparatus includes: a multiview reference picture providing unit for providing a reference picture for a predictive encoding according to temporal and spatial... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Instit
20130114693 - Binarization of prediction residuals for lossless video coding: A video codec comprising a processor configured to compute a difference between an original pixel and a prediction pixel to generate a prediction residual, and binarize an absolute value of the prediction residual. A method for video coding comprising computing a difference between an original pixel and a prediction pixel... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Co.
20130114684 - Electronic devices for selective run-level coding and decoding: An electronic device configured for selective run-level coding (SRLC) is described. The electronic device includes a processor and instructions stored in memory that is in electronic communication with the processor. The electronic device obtains a block of transformed and quantized coefficients (TQCs). The electronic device also determines whether to skip... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.
20130114687 - Fixed intra run-level mode for cavlc in hevc: An electronic device configured for fixed intra run-level mode is described. The electronic device includes a processor and instructions stored in memory that is in electronic communication with the processor. The electronic device obtains a symbol, e.g. a run-lev pair. The electronic device determines whether a fixed intra run-level mode... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.
20130114698 - Method of determining binary codewords for transform coefficients: A system is provided for creating level parameter updating codewords for transform coefficients used for relating transform units (TUs) that divide up coding units (CUs) in a High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) system. The system provides binarization of the codewords and removes unnecessary operations to reduce system complexity and increase... Agent: General Instrument Corporation
20130114701 - Method of encoding an image into a coded image, method of decoding a coded image, and apparatuses thereof: A method of encoding an image into a coded image, the method comprising: writing a quantization offset parameter into the coded image, determining a prediction mode type for coding a block of image samples of the image into a coding unit of the coded image, determining a quantization parameter for... Agent:
20130114697 - Method, system and apparatus for intra-refresh in video signal processing: A video codec for encoding a sequence of video frames divides a video frame area into number of row segments. The Video encoder selects a different set of row segments in each video frame in a set of video frames and encodes the selected set of row segments by intra-prediction.... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20130114700 - Moving image encoding device, moving image decoding device, moving image coding method, and moving image decoding method: When generating a prediction image of a color difference signal, an intra prediction unit 4 carries out an intra prediction process on a target block to be encoded of a color difference signal by using the same intra prediction parameter as that which the intra prediction unit 4 uses when... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20130114694 - Parameter set groups for coded video data: A video coding device, such as a video encoder or a video decoder, may be configured to code a parameter set group representing a first parameter set of a first type and a second parameter set of a second, different type, and code a slice of video data using information... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130114695 - Signaling quantization matrices for video coding: The techniques of this disclosure may be generally related to signaling values of a quantization matrix. In some examples, coefficient values in the quantization matrix may be downsampled with different factors based on where the coefficient values are located in the quantization matrix.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130114692 - Simplified coefficient scans for non-square transforms (nsqt) in video coding: A method for encoding a video sequence is provided that includes applying a non-square transform to a non-square block of residual values to generate a non-square block of transform coefficients, quantizing the transform coefficients to generate a non-square block of quantized transform coefficients, dividing the non-square block of quantized transform... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20130114685 - Video decoder with constrained dynamic range: A technique for decoding video including receiving quantized coefficient level values representative of a block of video representative of a plurality of pixels and a quantization parameter related to the block of video. The technique includes de-quantizing the quantized coefficient level values based upon the quantized coefficient level values and... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.
20130114688 - Video decoder with constrained dynamic range: A technique for decoding video including receiving quantized coefficient level values representative of a block of video representative of a plurality of pixels and a quantization parameter related to the block of video, and an inverse quantization scaling factor and an offset scaling factor related to a frame or slice... Agent:
20130114686 - Video decoder with enhanced cabac motion vector decoding: A decoder receives a bitstream containing quantized coefficients representative of blocks of video representative of a plurality of pixels and decodes the bitstream using context adaptive binary arithmetic coding. The coding including at least two decoding modes, the first mode decoding the bitstream based upon a probability estimate which is... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.
20130114681 - Video decoder with enhanced sample adaptive offset: A decoder decodes video received in a bitstream containing quantized coefficients representative of blocks of video representative of a plurality of pixels and a plurality of offset type characteristics. Each of the plurality of offset type characteristics is associated with a respective block of the video. A deblocking process deblocks... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.
20130114682 - Video decoder with enhanced sample adaptive offset: A decoder decodes video received in a bitstream containing quantized coefficients representative of blocks of video representative of a plurality of pixels and a plurality of offset type characteristics. Each of the plurality of offset type characteristics is associated with a respective block of the video. A deblocking process deblocks... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.
20130114683 - Video decoder with enhanced sample adaptive offset: A decoder decodes video received in a bitstream containing quantized coefficients representative of blocks of video representative of a plurality of pixels and a plurality of offset type characteristics. Each of the plurality of offset type characteristics is associated with a respective block of the video. A deblocking process deblocks... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.
20130114690 - Video encoding device and video decoding device: A video encoding device includes an inverse quantization means for inversely quantizing a quantization index to obtain a quantization representative value, an inverse frequency transformation means for inversely converting the quantization representative value obtained by the inverse quantization means to obtain a reconstructed image block, and a noise inject means... Agent: Nec Corporation
20130114702 - Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding video signal: An encoder encodes a video signal formed of video frames, each including image blocks. The encoder includes a processing unit which calculates at least one high resolution reference image block on the basis of previously encoded image blocks by executing a super resolution algorithm to perform a local motion compensation;... Agent:
20130114703 - Context based video encoding and decoding: A model-based compression codec applies higher-level modeling to produce better predictions than can be found through conventional block-based motion estimation and compensation. Computer-vision-based feature and object detection algorithms identify regions of interest throughout the video datacube. The detected features and objects are modeled with a compact set of parameters, and... Agent: Euclid Discoveries, LLC
20130114712 - Decoding device and coding device: A moving image decoder (1) includes an intermediate estimated prediction mode deriving section (124) for transforming a prediction mode of each neighbor partition into an intermediate prediction mode included in an intermediate prediction set which is a sum of prediction sets (PS); and an estimated prediction mode deriving section (125)... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20130114709 - Image coding apparatus, image coding method, image decoding apparatus, image decoding method, and storage medium: An image coding apparatus includes a quantization matrix coding unit configured to code quantization matrices, wherein the quantization matrix coding unit is configured to code a difference between a coefficient to be coded and a coefficient adjacent to the coefficient to be coded, and to use, when coding the difference... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130114714 - Image processing device and image processing method: Provided is an image processing device including a sorting section for sorting pixel values included in an image such that a pixel value of a first pixel of a first sub-block included in a macro block in the image and a pixel value of a second pixel of a second... Agent:
20130114707 - Intra-mode video coding: This disclosure relates to methods and apparatus for encoding and decoding video data. In an example an intra-mode for predicting a current block of video data and most probable intra-modes (MPMs) for predicting the current block of video data may be determined. MPMs for predicting the current block of video... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130114713 - Low-complexity intra prediction for video coding: The present invention provides a unique intra prediction process which improves the efficiency of video coding. H.264/AVC uses reference pixels in a horizontal boundary located immediately above a target block to be predicted and reference pixels in a vertical boundary located immediately left of the target block. In the present... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.
20130114710 - Method and apparatus for encoding video by prediction using reference picture list, and method and apparatus for decoding video by performing compensation using reference picture list: A video prediction encoding method including setting a default number of reference images assigned to a list combination (LC) reference list in units of pictures, the LC reference list including at least one reference image from among a plurality of reference images included in reference lists L0 and L1 which... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130114706 - Method and apparatus for processing components of an image: A method for processing components of an image for coding a sample of the image, the image being composed of a first type of component and a second type of component, wherein samples of the second type of component are predictable from samples of the first type of component using... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130114705 - Multiview video coding: Aspects of this disclosure relate to a method of coding video data. In an example, the method includes obtaining, from an encoded bitstream and for any view component of a first view, reference view information indicating one or more reference views for predicting view components of the first view. The... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130114708 - Secondary boundary filtering for video coding: In one example, a video coding device is configured to intra-predict a block of video data, using values of pixels along a primary boundary of the block, to form a predicted block, determine whether to filter the predicted block using data of a secondary boundary of the block, and filter... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130114711 - System for parallel intra-prediction decoding of video data: A system for decoding video data includes a processing unit. The processing unit includes a plurality of processing pipelines and a driver. The driver includes a decoder configured to generate a plurality of intermediate control maps containing control information including an indication of which macro blocks or portions of macro... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
20130114704 - Utilizing a search scheme for screen content video coding: A method, a device and computer readable storage media facilitate providing screen content including a plurality of video frames that are displayed by a computing device. During coding of the screen content, a suitable predictor is found that is used to code pixel blocks from one or more frames. The... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.
20130114715 - Delayed duplicate i-picture for video coding: A method is provided that includes receiving pictures of a video sequence in a video encoder, and encoding the pictures to generate a compressed video bit stream that is transmitted to a video decoder in real-time, wherein encoding the pictures includes selecting a picture to be encoded as a delayed... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20130114716 - Differential pulse code modulation intra prediction for high efficiency video coding: A video codec comprising a processor configured to compute a reconstructed pixel based on a residual pixel and a first prediction pixel and compute a second prediction pixel in a directional intra prediction mode based on the reconstructed pixel, wherein the first and second prediction pixels are located in a... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Co.
20130114717 - Generating additional merge candidates: In generating a candidate list for inter prediction video coding, a video coder can perform pruning operations when adding spatial candidates and temporal candidates to a candidate list while not performing pruning operations when adding an artificially generated candidate to the candidate list. The artificially generated candidate can have motion... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130114718 - Adding temporal scalability to a non-scalable bitstream: Innovations described herein facilitate the addition of temporal scalability to non-scalable bitstreams. For example, a bitstream rewriter receives units of encoded video data for a non-scalable bitstream from components of a hardware-based encoder. The bitstream rewriter changes at least some of the units of encoded video data so as to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20130114726 - Image coding method, image coding apparatus, image decoding method, image decoding apparatus, and storage medium: An image coding method for an image coding apparatus includes determining an anchor picture in a same view as a picture to be coded, determining an anchor block corresponding to a block to be coded, selecting an inter-view prediction method, encoding an inter-view prediction mode indicating the inter-view prediction method,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130114724 - Image encoding method, image encoding apparatus, and related encoding medium, image decoding method, image decoding apparatus, and related decoding medium: The invention is directed to a technique capable of improving an coding efficiency by setting a quantization parameter of a peripheral block that is strongly correlated with a quantization parameter of an encoding target block as a prediction value.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130114727 - Image processing device and image processing method: A motion vector number limit setting unit sets the upper limit value of the number of motion vectors in accordance with macroblock size. A motion prediction/compensation unit detects an optimum prediction mode having a smaller number of motion vectors than the upper limit value. Using the motion vectors of the... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130114719 - Integer transform video compression system, method and computer program product: A video decoding method, system and computer program product perform inverse transforming of transform coefficients for a video image. The inverse transforming is performed with a processing circuit on a first block of transform coefficients by a transform matrix having a plurality of vectors. The coefficients are transformed into a... Agent: Cisco Technology Inc.
20130114720 - Joint spatial and temporal block merge mode for hevc: In one embodiment, a spatial merge mode or a temporal merge mode for a block of video content may be used in merging motion parameters. Both spatial and temporal merge parameters are considered concurrently and do not require utilization of bits or flags or indexing to signal a decoder. If... Agent: General Instrument Corporation
20130114723 - Method for coding and an apparatus: The invention relates to a method for encoding, a method for decoding, an apparatus, computer program products, an encoder and a decoder for video information. The motion vector for a block in a video image is predicted from a set of motion vector prediction candidates determined based on previously-coded motion... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20130114725 - Motion vector scaling for non-uniform motion vector grid: In one embodiment, a method determines a scaled motion vector for a first block. A motion vector for a second block is determined where the motion vector is on a non-uniform motion vector grid. The method then maps the motion vector for the second block to a higher accuracy uniform... Agent: General Instrument Corporation
20130114721 - Predicted motion vectors: A video encoder includes an entropy encoder that computes a predicted motion vector (PMV) for each of a plurality of macroblocks in a video frame based on motion vectors of multiple other macroblocks. The video encoder also includes a motion estimator that determines a predicted motion vector for a given... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20130114722 - Video encoding apparatus and video decoding apparatus: A video encoding apparatus includes: a reference vector deriving unit to derive as a reference vector a vector used when encoding a block that is near a block to be encoded and is included in a region where a field picture to be encoded is subjected to encode; a scaling... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20130114730 - Coding significant coefficient information in transform skip mode: This disclosure describes techniques for coding significant coefficient information for a video block in a transform skip mode. The transform skip mode may provide a choice of a two-dimensional transform mode, a horizontal one-dimensional transform mode, a vertical one-dimensional transform mode, or a no transform mode. In other cases, the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130114731 - Method and apparatus for entropy encoding/decoding a transform coefficient: determining, according to a certain scan order, a location of a last significant transformation coefficient having a non-zero value from among transformation coefficients included in a transformation block having a certain size; and coding information about the determined location of the last significant transformation coefficient by using a horizontal axis... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130114728 - Video decoder with constrained dynamic range: A technique for decoding video including receiving quantized coefficient level values representative of a block of video representative of a plurality of pixels and a quantization parameter related to the block of video. The technique includes de-quantizing the quantized coefficient level values based upon the quantized coefficient level values and... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.
20130114729 - Video decoder with constrained dynamic range: A decoder that decodes video receives a bitstream containing quantized coefficient level values representative of a block of video representative of a plurality of pixels and a quantization parameter related to the block of video. A de-quantizer of the decoder de-quantizing the quantized coefficient level values based upon the quantized... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.
20130114732 - Video and data processing using even-odd integer transforms: Methods, apparatuses and systems for integer transforms, and/or integer transform operations, for transforming data (e.g., residual video data) are disclosed. Included among such methods, apparatuses and systems is an apparatus that may include a processor and memory. The memory may include a set of transform matrices and instructions executable by... Agent: Vid Scale, Inc.
20130114733 - Encoding method, decoding method, device, program, and recording medium: When a number of samples which are less than a first reference value is a second reference value or less, a second encoding mode is selected. In the second encoding mode, when a difference value that is obtained by subtracting a value corresponding to the quantized normalization value from a... Agent: Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corporation
20130114734 - Coding syntax elements using vlc codewords: This disclosure describes techniques for coding transform coefficients for a block of video data. According to these techniques, a video coder (a video encoder or video decoder) stores a first VLC table array selection table in memory, and an indication of at least one difference between the first VLC table... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130114735 - Video coding with network abstraction layer units that include multiple encoded picture partitions: A video encoder generates a Network Abstraction Layer (NAL) unit that contains a plurality of encoded picture partitions of the video data. The video encoder generates a bitstream that includes a variable-length value that represents an entropy-encoded first syntax element, a variable-length value that represents an entropy-encoded second syntax element,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130114739 - Local macroblock information buffer: According to some embodiments, an external memory unit stores rows of macroblocks representing an image. A set of macroblocks may be transferred from the external memory unit to a local buffer, the set of macroblocks including fewer macroblocks than a row. A macroblock may then be decoded based on information... Agent:
20130114737 - Loop filtering managing storage of filtered and unfiltered pixels: A video encoder comprises a loop filter to filter luminance and chrominance pixel values, first and second loop filter working buffers accessible to the loop filter, and ping and pong loop filter data buffers accessible to the loop filter and to a direct memory access (DMA) engine. The loop filter... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20130114736 - Padding of segments in coded slice nal units: A video encoder divides a picture into a plurality of picture partitions, such as tiles or wavefront parallel processing (WPP) waves. The picture partitions are associated with non-overlapping subsets of the treeblocks of the picture. The video encoder generates a coded slice network abstraction layer (NAL) unit that includes encoded... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130114738 - Progressive coding of position of last significant coefficient: A video encoder is configured to determine a first and second binary string for a value indicating the position of the last significant coefficient, within a video block of size T. A video decoder is configured to determine a value indicating the position of a last significant coefficient within a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130114740 - Image coding method, image coding apparatus, image decoding method, image decoding apparatus, and storage medium: An image coding apparatus includes a determination unit configured to determine, from a progressive image and format information indicating characteristics of the progressive image, whether an input progressive image is an image that is deinterlaced from an interlace image, a deinterlace information extraction unit configured to extract information indicating a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130114742 - Reference picture handling: A reference picture marking process and a reference picture list management process is handled in a unified reference picture marking and reference picture list management process. A new idle reference picture list may be used for handling reference pictures that are not used for reference in the current picture. Differential... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20130114741 - Signaling of state information for a decoded picture buffer and reference picture lists: Innovations for signaling state of a decoded picture buffer (“DPB”) and reference picture lists (“RPLs”). In example implementations, rather than rely on internal state of a decoder to manage and update DPB and RPLs, state information about the DPB and RPLs is explicitly signaled. This permits a decoder to determine... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20130114743 - Encoder, decoder and methods thereof for reference picture management: The embodiments of the present invention relate to reference picture management in connection with video encoding and decoding, and in particular to reference picture signalling. A method performed by an encoder for encoding a representation of a video stream of multiple pictures is provided. Each picture belongs to a layer.... Agent:
20130114744 - Segmented parallel encoding with frame-aware, variable-size chunking: The subject matter herein generally relates to transcoding content, typically audio/video files though not limited to such, from one version to another in preparation for online streaming or other delivery to end users. Such transcoding may involve converting from one format to another (e.g., changing codecs or container formats), or... Agent: Akamai Technologies Inc.
20130114745 - Digital television transmitting system and receiving system and method of processing broadcast data: A DTV transmitting system includes a frame encoder, a randomizer, a block processor, a group formatter, a deinterleaver, and a packet formatter. The frame encoder builds an enhanced data frame and adds parity data into the data frame. The frame encoder further divides the data frame into first and second... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20130114746 - Data transmission system, data transmission method, and transmission device: A data transmission system includes a plurality of signal lines, a signal line determination unit, and a data transmission unit. The plurality of signal lines transmit data transmitted from a transmission-side device to a reception-side device. The signal line determination unit determines which signal line among the signal lines is... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20130114747 - Methods and apparatus for signaling on a differential link: Methods and apparatus are disclosed for transitioning a receiver from a first state to a second state using an in-band signal over a differential serial data link.... Agent:
20130114748 - Method, apparatus and device for transmitting data blocks: Sequentially numbered data blocks are transmitted by a first device for receipt by a second device. An indication of non-receipt of one of the plurality of data blocks is received from the second device, which leads to a retransmission pending timer being started if a retransmission pending timer is not... Agent: Renesas Mobile Corporation
20130114749 - Wireless communications device and method: A wireless communications device and method carries out a process including estimating channel information based on a received signal; generating pseudo-transmission signal point candidates based on the channel information and/or transmission signal point candidates; and generating a replica of the received signal based on the pseudo-transmission signal point candidates and... Agent: Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.
20130114750 - Control channel information transmission method, and base station and terminal using the same method: A radio communication system that includes an encoder configured to perform error correction coding for control channel information by a given error correction coding rate; a modulator configured to perform modulation of the error correction coded control channel information for transmission according to a given modulation scheme; and a processing... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20130114753 - Radio base station and communication control method: A radio base station (eNB 1) receives an SRS from the radio terminal (UE 2A) and SRSes from radio terminals (UE 2B through UE 2D), and calculates, on the basis of at least one of the SRSes from the radio terminal (UE 2A) and from the radio terminals (UE 2B... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20130114752 - Transmission method, transmitter apparatus, reception method and receiver apparatus: Transmission quality is improved in an environment in which direct waves dominate in a transmission method for transmitting a plurality of modulated signals from a plurality of antennas at the same time. All data symbols used in data transmission of a modulated signal are precoded by hopping between precoding matrices... Agent:
20130114751 - User equipment and channel state information feedback method: The present invention provides a user equipment and channel state information feedback method. The channel state information feedback method used in a coordinated multi-point system includes acquiring small-scale channel state information H′=[H′1, H′2, . . . , H′K] between a user equipment and all base stations joining coordination, acquiring large-scale... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.
20130114758 - Communication interface apparatus and display apparatus for reducing noise of differential signals: A communication interface apparatus is provided. The communication interface apparatus includes a differential signal generation unit which generates a differential signal on the basis of a ground of a display apparatus; a transformer which amplifies a difference between the generated differential signal and the ground of the display apparatus at... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130114760 - Data processing apparatus and method for interleaving and deinterleaving data: A data processing apparatus is arranged to map input data symbols to be communicated onto a predetermined number of sub-carrier signals of Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexed OFDM symbols. The predetermined number of sub-carrier signals is determined in accordance with one of a plurality of operating modes and the input data... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130114754 - Dynamic variable inter-symbol interference (is) stress impairment system: Embodiments of the present invention provide a variable inter symbol interference generator that generates a data signal having a variable amount of inter symbol interference by passing a data signal through (1) a programmable filter having an adjustable frequency response, and through (2) a fixed filter having a fixed frequency... Agent: Tektronix, Inc.
20130114757 - Method and apparatus of transmitting plcp header for sub 1 ghz communication: Method and apparatus of transmitting PLCP header for sub 1 GHz communication is disclosed. A method of transmitting a physical layer convergence protocol(PLCP) header may comprise generating a short training field (STF) sequence over 1 orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) symbol, transforming the STF sequence to repeated waveform patterns in... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20130114755 - Method and device for suppressing interference in communication networks using frequency switched transmit diversity coding: Devices and methods for suppressing interference in inter-cell and intra-cell network communication. First and second received signals are received at a communication device, the first and second received signals comprising, respectively, reference signals and data signals. Estimated channel vectors are calculated from the first received signals, and estimated data covariance... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
20130114756 - Pusch reference signal design for high doppler frequency: A method is provided for communication in a wireless telecommunication system. The method comprises transmitting, by a UE, a DMRS, wherein REs carrying the DMRS are separated into a plurality of portions, each of the portions occupying a different OFDM symbol in a single slot of a radio subframe. In... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20130114759 - System and method of encoding and transmitting codewords: Systems and methods are provided for encoding and transmitting codewords. A message is encoded in two encoders. For at least one of the two encoders, the message is algebraically modified prior to being encoded. In a specific example, the message is algebraically modified prior to being encoded in each of... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20130114761 - Multi-stage crest factor reduction (cfr) for multi-channel multi-standard radio: Multi-stage crest factor reduction (CFR) techniques are provided for multi-channel multi-standard radio (MSR). A multi-stage crest factor reduction method comprises applying one or more data samples associated with at least one channel of a first technology type to a first individual crest factor reduction block; applying one or more data... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20130114762 - Recursive digital pre-distortion (dpd): Recursive digital pre-distortion (DPD) techniques are provided. Digital pre-distortion is performed by applying a signal to a recursive system to generate a state vector; providing the state vector as a feedback value to the recursive non-linear system; and applying the state vector to a second function to generate an output... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20130114763 - Transmitting device and a method of communicating therewith, and receiving device and a method of communicating therewith: An embodiment of the present invention relates to a wireless communication system, and more specifically relates to a wireless communication system using multi-input and multi-output (MIMO) antennas in all transmission and reception terminals.... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.
20130114764 - Physical layer frame format design for wideband wireless communications systems: Systems and methods are provided for processing a payload portion of a received signal in a single carrier mode or a multiple carrier mode using a wireless channel receiver based on a portion of the received signal, where a signaling portion of the received signal is a single carrier signal.... Agent: Marvell World Trade Ltd.
20130114766 - Decoding technique for tail-biting codes: A technique for decoding a signal in a communication network is provided. A method implementation of the technique comprises the steps of receiving a signal; identifying a position in the signal; initializing a Viterbi state metric; and decoding the encoded signal by means of a wrap-around Viterbi algorithm. The received... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
20130114765 - Method for reducing interference in ofdm wireless networks: t
20130114767 - Apparatus and method for enhancing channel estimation accuracy in communication system: An apparatus and method for calculating a correlation value using a first channel impulse response estimated from a received signal, determining a weight value based on the correlation value, applying the weight value to the first channel impulse response, and estimating a second channel impulse response is provided.... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20130114768 - Interference mitigation method for single or mimo receiver devices: A cognitive radio signal processing method suitable for single receiver devices where interference is mitigated using projection of received multi-dimensional signal space to maximize SNR by orthogonalizing interference is described. The method is based on a well-known LMS solution that is computed from received multi antenna and multicarrier signals in... Agent: Xg Technology, Inc.
20130114769 - Dynamic receiver switching: Techniques for dynamically selecting a number of downconversion paths used in a variety of receiver, wideband receiver architectures, for example, zero-IF or low-IF. In an exemplary embodiment, a first downconversion path is configured to downconvert a signal derived from an RF signal using a first mixing frequency. A second downconversion... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130114770 - Method for reducing channel length and corresponding filter and signal: A method and apparatus are provided for reducing a channel length. The method implements a channel-length reduction filter that takes into account a pulse response of the channel. The method includes the following steps: cutting the filter into at least one first and one second portion; optimizing said first portion... Agent: Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique
20130114771 - Minimization of spurs generated from a free running oscillator: Embodiments of this disclosure include methods in which spurs generated by the drifting of an oscillation frequency of an oscillation signal provided by a free-running oscillator may be minimized and/or eliminated from an output signal of a phase locked loop (PLL). Methods include adjusting the free-running oscillator to prevent the... Agent: Broadcom Corporation05/02/2013 > 93 patent applications in 40 patent subcategories.
20130107909 - Multi-path radio transmission input/output devices, network, systems and methods with link suitability determination: Devices, networks, systems and methods for coordinating communications on multi-path radio transmission mesh networks include evaluating available path metrics to ensure the best available connection routes through the network can be understood and utilized. The evaluation of the path metric may include comparing an xth percentile signal strength indication (RSSI)... Agent:
20130107911 - Interference suppressing ofdm system for wireless communications: An IS-OFDM system for point-to-point wireless communications that suppresses narrow-band interference comprises an IS-OFDM transmitter and an IS-OFDM receiver, wherein a transmitted signal comprises a plurality of subcarriers, and further wherein each subcarrier contains more than one and potentially all symbols transmitted in a given frame. The IS-OFDM transmitted signal... Agent: At&t Corp.
20130107910 - Method and system for repurposing of a global navigation satellite system receiver for receiving low-earth orbit communication satellite signals: Methods and systems for repurposing of a global navigation satellite system receiver for receiving low-earth orbit (LEO) communication satellite timing signals may comprise receiving medium Earth orbit (MEO) satellite signals and/or LEO signals in a receiver of the communication device. A radio frequency (RF) path may be configured to down-convert... Agent:
20130107912 - Wlan device and method thereof: A Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) device and a method thereof. The Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) device generates a Physical Layer (PHY) protocol data unit (PPDU) comprising a preamble field, a header field and a payload field for transmission, and comprises a MAC module, a modulator, and an RF... Agent:
20130107914 - Antenna tuning using the ratio of complex forward and reflected signals: Embodiments operate to reduce impedance mismatch between the PA and the antenna in a transceiver, thereby reducing the VSWR at the PA output and improving both the delivered power to the antenna and receiver sensitivity. In embodiments, an antenna tuner is placed between the PA and the antenna. The antenna... Agent:
20130107913 - Clock and data recovery for nfc transceivers: Exemplary embodiments are directed to data and clock recovery in NFC transceivers. A transceiver may include a phase-locked loop configured to recover a clock from a received input signal in a first mode and enable for oversampling of an output signal in a second, different mode.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130107919 - Frequency shift keying modulation and demodulation: A communications adaptor comprises a receiver circuit, which can comprise a signal input configured to receive a frequency shift keyed (FSK) signal; a delay circuit in communication with the signal input and including a delayed signal output; a multiplier circuit in communication with the signal input and the delayed signal... Agent:
20130107918 - High-frequency signal processor and wireless communication system: There is a need to reduce secondary intermodulation distortion that may occur in a reception circuit of a high-frequency signal processor and a wireless communication system having the same. In test mode, for example, a test signal generating circuit TSGEN generates a test signal RFtst at f_tx±0.5 MHz. The test... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation
20130107915 - Low-complexity, rank extendable, codebook design and method for supporting precoding matrix feedback for multi-user and single-user mimo systems: A wireless communication method includes a mobile terminal for supporting precoding matrix feedback for multi-user and single-user multiple-input and multiple-output (MIMO) systems. The wireless communication method also includes obtaining, at the mobile terminal, channel state information comprising at least gain information and relative-phase information. Further, the method includes generating precoding... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.
20130107920 - Method and device for transmitting/receiving a signal by using a code book in a wireless communication system: The present invention relates to a wireless communication system, and more particularly, to a method and device for transmitting/receiving a signal by using a codebook. According to an embodiment of the present invention, the method for a transmitter supporting Nt antennas to attain the technical objects thereof and transmit a... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20130107916 - Methods for inter-user interference indication feedback and usage in mu-mimo wireless systems: The present invention proposes methods for facilitating and improving the performance of MU-MIMO transmission in wireless communication systems. Each user within a MU group inserts an inter-user interference indication field in its acknowledgement packet. The inter-user interference indication field includes signal-to-interference-noise-ratio (SINR) and interference source information. The MU-MIMO transmitter extracts... Agent: Mediatek Singapore Pte. Ltd.
20130107917 - Symbol-gated discontinuous mode for efficient power management of digital subscriber line transceivers: An apparatus comprising a digital subscriber line (DSL) transmitter configured to transmit a discrete multi-tone (DMT) superframe comprising a sync frame and a data frame, wherein a time duration of the superframe is equal to at least a sum of a time duration of the sync frame and twice a... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Co.
20130107921 - Adaptive tilt compensation of upstream channel in high speed data networks: Embodiments provide solutions to reduce power utilization (either at individual cable modems or in the overall network) in future cable networks. Particularly, embodiments seek to reduce power utilization at individual cable modems and in the overall network, by pre-compensating upstream transmissions according to feedback channel characteristics received from the headend.... Agent:
20130107922 - Constellation detection in a multi-mode qam communications system: Systems and methods for determining an unknown QPSK or QAM constellation from a set of possible received constellations are described. One method utilizes a histogram of the power of the signal after inter-symbol-interference has been minimized with a modified constant modulus algorithm equalizer. The constellation may be determined before carrier... Agent: Intersil Americas Inc.
20130107923 - Methods circuits apparatus and systems for wireless data communication: Disclosed are methods, circuits, apparatus and systems for facilitating wireless data communication. According to some embodiments, there may be provided a wireless access point including a set of N antenna elements adapted to receive a transmission, wherein the transmission may include one or more data streams. There may be provided... Agent: Go Net Systems Ltd.
20130107926 - Controlling a power amplifier based on transmitter output emissions: Methods and systems for controlling the supply voltage provided to a power amplifier (PA) in a radio frequency (RF) transmitter based on measured output spectrum emissions are provided. In an embodiment, the PA supply voltage is adjusted such that spectrum emission limits are satisfied with predetermined margins. In another embodiment,... Agent:
20130107925 - Down converter with offset cancellation and methods for use therewith: A down conversion module includes a mixer operable to down convert an amplified receive signal from a low noise amplifier, based on a local oscillation, to produce a mixer output signal. A mixer load section is operable to produce a down converted signal from mixer output at an output of... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130107927 - Method and device for acquiring a code phase shift between an input sequence and a reference sequence: A method for acquiring a code phase shift between an input sequence and a reference sequence is provided. The method is to be implemented using an acquisition device that includes a mapping unit configured to transform the input sequence and the reference sequence respectively into an input signal and a... Agent: National Chiao Tung University
20130107928 - Performance prediction in communication systems: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided performance prediction. In one aspect there is provided a method. The method may include receiving information including one or more of a set of weights, a set of events, and a channel estimate, wherein at least one of the set of... Agent:
20130107924 - Power detection of individual carriers of a multiple-carrier wideband signal: An apparatus and method measures power of channels generated by a multiple-carrier transmitter that upconverts a plurality of baseband signals to a corresponding plurality of assigned carrier frequencies to generate an RF wideband signal. A measurement module's input interface receives a selected baseband signal and a corresponding assigned carrier frequency... Agent: General Instrument Corporation
20130107931 - Method and circuit for transmitting data: Methods and circuits for transmitting data are disclosed. An embodiment of a method includes transmitting a predetermined number of pulses during predetermined period of time. A first predetermined number of pulses transmitted during the predetermined period of time represents a first value and a second predetermined number of pulses transmitted... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20130107930 - Methods and systems for clock drift compensation interpolation: In at least some embodiments, an electronic device includes a data sink and a buffer coupled to the data sink. The buffer is configured to receive streaming data in transit to the data sink. The electronic device also includes a clock drift compensation controller coupled to the buffer, wherein the... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20130107929 - System and method for operating mode self-adaptation: A system and method for operating mode self-adaptation are provided. A method for controller operations includes collecting performance information about a communications system, determining a performance indicator from the performance information, and automatically switching an operating mode of the communications system in response to determining that the performance indicator meets... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.
20130107932 - Receiver and method for detecting a pre-coded signal: A multi-user MIMO receiver of a UE in question for detecting a pre-coded signal includes a unit configured to blindly estimate information concerning a pre-coding vector for a paired UE, which is operated on the same resource as the multi-user MIMO receiver, based on received data. Further, the multi-user MIMO... Agent:
20130107933 - Linear system for link training: An apparatus for equalizing channels is provided, which is generally transparent to link training. The apparatus generally includes equalization paths formed by an input circuit, a crossbar, and an output circuit and a controller. Each equalization path is coupled to at least one of the channels, and a controller has... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20130107934 - Receiver calibration using offset-data error rates: During a calibration process, a data input signal is sampled using each of plural receiver equalization setting. For each of the receiver equalization settings, a respective offset-data error-rate is measured. Based on the offset-data error-rate measurements, an equalizer setting is selected for use during normal non-calibration operation of the receiver.... Agent:
20130107935 - Receiver with decision feedback equalizer: A receiver includes a front-end amplifier, a sampler, and a decision-feedback equalizer. The front-end amplifier provides for amplifying a received input signal to yield an amplified input signal. The sampler provides for sampling the amplified input signal so as to yield a sampler output signal. The sampler output signal is... Agent:
20130107937 - Method and apparatus for deinterleaving in a digital communication system: A method and apparatus for deinterleaving in a communication system is disclosed. The method and apparatus deinterleave data units using a data deinterleaver; compressed deinterleave input symbol quality information (SQI) units using a compressed deinterleaver, wherein at least one of the input SQI units deinterleaved by the compressed deinterleaver corresponds... Agent:
20130107936 - Time-deinterleaver and method for input signal processing and computer program products using the same: A method for processing input data for use in a time-deinterleaver of a receiver is provided. Input data is first received, wherein the input data is data inputted to the time-deinterleaver and includes a plurality of symbols and each symbol includes a plurality of samples and each sample includes a... Agent: Mediatek Inc.
20130107939 - Image-processing apparatus and method: An image-processing apparatus is configured to read encoded video data from a recording medium, decode the encoded video data, and re-encode the decoded video data. Further, the image-processing apparatus is configured to record information about a viewing-operation-history relating to the encoded video data and determine a target bit rate of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130107940 - Image processing device and method: The present disclosure relates to an image processing apparatus and method which can improve a coding efficiency. The present technology includes: a scan order control unit which controls a scan order for transforming coefficient data transformed from an image to be coded from a two-dimensional array into a one-dimensional array,... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130107945 - Coding device and method, decoding device and method, recording medium, and program: An encoding apparatus and an encoding method, a decoding apparatus and a decoding method, a recording medium, and a program suitable for encoding image signals with a higher compression ratio for transmission or accumulation. In an arithmetic coding section, from among the syntax elements of input image compression information, the... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130107942 - Fragmented parameter set for video coding: A video encoder generates a first network abstraction layer (NAL) unit. The first NAL unit contains a first fragment of a parameter set associated with video data. The video encoder also generates a second NAL unit. The second NAL unit contains a second fragment of the parameter set. A video... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130107941 - Moving image decoding apparatus, moving image encoding apparatus, moving image decoding method and moving image encoding method: An apparatus decodes encoded moving image data in which a picture is divided and encoded, into two or more small areas that include at least a block and do not overlap with each other. The apparatus includes: a unit configured to decide first and second parameters being decoding parameters of... Agent:
20130107944 - Moving image encoding method and decoding method: In one embodiment, a moving image decoding apparatus includes a decoder and a processor. The decoder decodes an encoded data to obtain a filter information, an application information with a value appended to a head of the application information, a block division information indicating how to divide an image to... Agent:
20130107946 - Video processing device, video processing method, video processing program, and storage medium: Provided is a video processing technique capable of carrying out noise reduction processing and image quality correction using a configuration that is typically used in decoding processing. A video processing device according to the present invention counts the number of blocks in which a quantization parameter in video exceeds a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20130107943 - Video quantizer unit and method thereof: A quantizer and method are disclosed.... Agent: Smith Micro Software, Inc.
20130107947 - Method and system for video coding system with loop filtering: A method and apparatus for encoding of video data incorporating loop filtering are disclosed. The method and apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention determines an initial loop filter level for a frame of the video data according to quality setting of the frame. The information associated with... Agent: Mediatek Inc.
20130107948 - Context based video encoding and decoding: A model-based compression codec applies higher-level modeling to produce better predictions than can be found through conventional block-based motion estimation and compensation. Computer-vision-based feature and object detection algorithms identify regions of interest throughout the video datacube. The detected features and objects are modeled with a compact set of parameters, and... Agent: Euclid Discoveries, LLC
20130107938 - Method and apparatus for scalable video decoder using an enhancement stream: A method and apparatus is provided for decoding an encoded baseline video stream and an enhancement stream. The baseline video stream is decoded, upscaled and enhanced by applying adaptive filters specified by the enhancement stream. Baseline upscaled images are then coded to motion compensate enhanced high resolution images using previously... Agent:
20130107954 - Carriage of sei messages in rtp payload format: A system and method of modifying error resiliency features by conveying temporal level 0 picture indices, such as t10_pic_idx, within an SEI message instead of optionally including them in the NAL unit header is provided. In addition, a mechanism is provided for enabling repetition of any SEI messages in Real-Time... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20130107956 - Generation of high dynamic range images from low dynamic range images: An approach is provided for generating a high dynamic range image from a low dynamic range image. The generation is performed using a mapping relating input data in the form of input sets of image spatial positions and a combination of color coordinates of low dynamic range pixel values associated... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20130107951 - Mapping states in binary arithmetic coder for video coding: This disclosure describes techniques for binary arithmetic coding in video coding, and video encoders and decoders for performing such techniques. In some examples, the techniques may support binary arithmetic coding that supports slower adaptation rates and accounts more extreme probabilities (i.e., probabilities closer to 0 and 1) while maintaining relatively... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130107955 - 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:
20130107950 - Non-square transforms in intra-prediction video coding: This disclosure describes techniques for determining transform partitions in video encoding processes that allow for non-square transform partitions in intra-coded blocks. According to one example of the disclosure, a video coding method comprise partitioning a coding unit into multiple prediction units, and determining a transform partition for each of the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130107953 - Random access with advanced decoded picture buffer (dpb) management in video coding: As one example, techniques for decoding video data include receiving a bitstream that includes one or more pictures of a coded video sequence (CVS), decoding a first picture according to a decoding order, wherein the first picture is a random access point (RAP) picture that is not an instantaneous decoding... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130107949 - Scalable video coding method and apparatus using intra prediction mode: The present invention relates to a scalable video coding method and apparatus using an intra prediction mode. A decoding method includes configuring a maximum probability mode set for predicting an intra prediction mode for a target decoding block of an enhancement layer so that the maximum probability mode set includes... Agent: Intellectual Discovery Co., Ltd.
20130107952 - Unified design for picture partitioning schemes: A video coder can control in-picture prediction across slice boundaries within a picture. In one example, a first syntax element can control if in-picture prediction across slice boundaries for slices of a picture. If in-picture prediction across slice boundaries is enabled for the picture, then a second syntax element can... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130107957 - Intra-prediction mode selection while encoding a picture: An apparatus having a memory and a circuit is disclosed. The memory may be configured to store a picture being encoded. The circuit may be configured to calculate a plurality of first arrays directly from a plurality of neighboring samples around a current block of the picture. Each first array... Agent:
20130107959 - Method and apparatus for processing a video signal: The present invention discloses a method and apparatus for encoding or decoding a video signal. The method for processing a video signal according to the present invention uses a merging mode in which prediction information on a neighbor unit is used instead of transmitting prediction information on the present unit,... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20130107958 - Video decoding apparatus and method: A video decoding apparatus according to one aspect of the disclosure performs a decoding process, on a process block basis, using a motion vector of the process block and prediction information candidates of the motion vector. The video decoding apparatus includes a first prediction information candidate generating part configured to... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20130107967 - Coding device and method, decoding device and method, recording medium, and program: An encoding apparatus and an encoding method, a decoding apparatus and a decoding method, a recording medium, and a program suitable for encoding image signals with a higher compression ratio for transmission or accumulation. In an arithmetic coding section, from among the syntax elements of input image compression information, the... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130107963 - Image coding method, image decoding method, image coding apparatus, and image decoding apparatus: An image coding method includes: deriving a candidate for a motion vector predictor from a neighboring motion vector; adding the candidate to a list; selecting a motion vector predictor from the list; coding a current block; and coding a current motion vector. In the deriving, the candidate is derived according... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130107964 - Image coding method, image decoding method, image coding apparatus, and image decoding apparatus: An image coding method includes: deriving a candidate for a motion vector of a current block from a co-located motion vector; adding the candidate to a list; selecting the motion vector of the current block from the list; and coding the current block, wherein the deriving includes: deriving the candidate... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130107965 - Image coding method, image decoding method, image coding apparatus, and image decoding apparatus: An image coding method includes: deriving a candidate for a motion vector predictor from a co-located motion vector; adding the candidate to a list; selecting the motion vector predictor from the list; and coding a current block and coding a current motion vector, wherein the deriving includes: deriving the candidate... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130107968 - Image processing device and method: The present disclosure relates to an image processing device and method whereby encoding efficiency can be improved. An image processing device includes a motion prediction/compensation unit configured to perform motion prediction/compensation in a prediction mode regarding which there is no need to transmit a generated motion vector to a decoding... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130107962 - Scalable video coding method and apparatus using inter prediction mode: The present invention relates to a scalable video coding method and apparatus using inter prediction mode. A decoding method includes determining motion information prediction mode on a target decoding block of an enhancement layer, predicting motion information on the target decoding block of the enhancement layer using motion information on... Agent: Intellectual Discovery Co., Ltd.
20130107960 - Scene dependent motion search range adaptation: Techniques are disclosed relating to scene dependent motion search range adaptation. A search range for a next frame of a video may be modified based on statistical information. Statistical information may include sizes of motion vectors for the current frame. In some embodiments, statistical information may include a histogram with... Agent:
20130107966 - Techniques to perform fast motion estimation: Techniques to perform fast motion estimation are described. An apparatus may comprise a motion estimator operative to receive as input a current frame and a reference frame from a digital video sequence. The motion estimator may generate and output a motion vector. The motion vector may represent a change in... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20130107961 - Video transcoder and video transcoding method: A video transcoder includes: a decoding unit which decodes coded video data in which each of blocks in a frame included in the coded video data has been coded for each first unit of coding by switching a frame coding mode and a field coding mode; a coding mode determination... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20130107969 - Multi-level significance maps for encoding and decoding: Methods of encoding and decoding for video data are described in which multi-level significance maps are used in the encoding and decoding processes. The significant-coefficient flags that form the significance map are grouped into contiguous groups, and a significant-coefficient-group flag signifies for each group whether that group contains no non-zero... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20130107970 - Transform unit partitioning for chroma components in video coding: A video encoding device is configured to obtain an N by N array of residual values for a luma component and a corresponding N/2 by N array of residual values for a chroma component. The video encoding device may partition the N/2 by N array of residual values for the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130107971 - Image encoding apparatus, image encoding method and program, image decoding apparatus, image decoding method and program: An image processing apparatus according to the present invention includes, a division unit configured to divide an image to generate a first block group including one or more blocks and a second block group adjacent to the first block group, a first encoding unit to encode the first block group... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130107972 - Channel equalizer and method of processing broadcast signal in dtv receiving system: A method of processing broadcast data in a transmitting system includes randomizing enhanced data; Reed-Solomon (RS) encoding and Cyclic Redundancy Check encoding the randomized enhanced data to build an RS frame; encoding the enhanced data in the built RS frame at a coding rate of at least ½ or ¼;... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20130107973 - Loop filtering control over tile boundaries: A video coder can be configured to code a syntax element that indicates if a loop filtering operation, such as deblocking filtering, adaptive loop filtering, or sample adaptive offset filtering, is allowed across a tile boundary. A first value for the syntax element may indicate loop filtering is allowed across... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130107974 - Communications system using beamforming: In a MIMO communications system a first communications device applies beamforming to a complete transmission packet including both synchronization data and either payload data or training symbols. A second communications device evaluates the beamformed synchronization data and determines and transmits a feedback information indicating minimum required synchronization data and/or a... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130107976 - Communication device and communication system: A communication device includes: a reception element for receiving a radio signal modulated in a first modulation scheme or a second modulation scheme; a first demodulation element for demodulating the received radio signal in a first demodulation scheme corresponding to the first modulation scheme; a second demodulation element for demodulating... Agent: Megachips Corporation
20130107975 - Method for transferring data and information enabling an estimate of a wireless link between a source and at least one receiver: In a wireless communication system a frame composed of plural single carrier orthogonal frequency division multiplex symbols is transferred between a source and a receiver. The frame includes at least one hybrid symbol which is composed of at least one pilot sequence which is mapped on one subcarrier in two... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20130107977 - Multi-resolution beamforming based on codebooks in mimo systems: Certain aspects of the present disclosure relate to methods for beamforming that achieve beamforming optimality criterions. Some proposed beamforming techniques are based on antenna directions with multiple resolutions.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130107982 - Communication apparatus and communication method: A modulator modulates an input signal by a predetermined modulation scheme to generate a modulation signal. A serial-parallel converter performs serial-parallel conversion of the modulation signal and assigns the modulation signal to subcarriers with frequency components orthogonal to each other, thereby generating a subcarrier modulation signal. A synthesizer generates a... Agent: Icom Incorporated
20130107983 - Communication apparatus and communication method: A modulator generates a modulation signal from an input signal by, and a serial-parallel converter generates a subcarrier modulation signal from the modulation signal. A shifter shifts a predetermined data series to generate a shift sequence. Two IFFT units perform an IFFT on data sent thereto to generate first data... Agent: Icom Incorporated
20130107980 - Integrated circuit system and memory system: An integrated circuit system comprising a first chip including a first period signal generation unit configured to generate a first period signal, transmit a first signal applied from a circuit outside of the integrated circuit system to a second chip, and transmit a second signal transmitted from the second chip... Agent:
20130107979 - Method and apparatus for improving transmission on a bandwidth mismatched channel: A method and apparatus for providing transmission on a channel in a network are disclosed. For example, the method receives a plurality of source samples, divides the plurality of source samples into a plurality of subbands in accordance with a ratio of the plurality of source samples to a number... Agent:
20130107984 - Method and system for controlling the peak-to-average power ratio of orthogonal frequency-domain signals: Systems and methods are presented for controlling the peak-to-average-power of a baseband orthogonal-frequency-domain multiplexing (OFDM) signal by designating a subset of the available subcarriers as information-bearing data-subcarriers, and loading remaining subcarriers by symbols that are a function of the symbols loading the data-subcarriers. At the receiver, the data-dependent subcarriers are... Agent: Trellisware Technologies, Inc. (020945)
20130107985 - Method for transmitting control information in wireless communication system, and apparatus for same: The present invention relates to a method for transmitting control information in a wireless communication system, and an apparatus for the same. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method for allowing a terminal to transmit channel quality information (CQI) data using a code matrix to which a... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20130107978 - Split varactor array with improved matching and varactor switching scheme: One embodiment of the present invention relates to a digital controlled oscillator. The oscillator includes an oscillator circuit, a varactor array, and a control circuit. The oscillator circuit receives a control word and a signal and generates an oscillator clock signal from the signal at a frequency selected by the... Agent: Intel Mobile Communications Gmbh
20130107981 - Systems and methods for wireless communication of long data units: Systems, methods, and devices for communicating long packets are described herein. In some aspects, one or more training fields are interposed between data symbols of a data unit. The training fields may comprise a short training field (STF) and/or a long training field (LTF). The training fields may be used... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130107986 - Method and apparatus for improving transmission of data on a bandwidth expanded channel: A method and apparatus for providing transmission of data on a channel in a network. For example, the method determines a ratio of a number of channel uses of the channel to a number of source samples, divides a channel bandwidth into a plurality of subbands of equal bandwidth in... Agent:
20130107987 - Method and apparatus for receiver adaptive phase clocked low power serial link: A serial bit stream having a given bit per second rate is received and distributed to a plurality of phase shifted samplers. A multi-phase sampling trigger is generated at a rate lower than the given bit per second rate, and each of the phase shifted samplers is controlled by one... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130107988 - Ultra-low power super-regenerative receiver and method thereof: An ultra-low power super-regenerative receiver and method thereof are provided. The ultra-low power super-regenerative receiver includes a quench waveform generator configured to generate a quench waveform. The ultra-low power super-regenerative receiver further includes a super-regenerative oscillator configured to generate an oscillation signal based on the quench waveform. The ultra-low power... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130107989 - Process for performing log-likelihood-ratio clipping in a soft-decision near-ml detector, and detector for doing the same: A process for computing Log-Likelihood-ratios (LLR) in a detector of a wireless communication receiver, said LLR being used by a channel decoder. The process comprises the steps of:—receiving a signal from a telecom front end, said signal corresponding to data belonging to a finite set of constellation symbols, each constellation... Agent: St-ericsson Sa
20130107990 - Data unit format for multi-user in long-range wireless local area networks (wlans): A method includes receiving a data unit that includes a signal (SIG) field and a data field. The SIG field provides information for interpreting the data field. The method also includes detecting a first symbol constellation rotation of at least a first orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) symbol in the... Agent: Marvell World Trade Ltd.
20130107991 - Fast cross-pole corrector: A system for correcting for an angle of rotation between a linearly polarized target signal and a dual-polarized antenna having vertical and horizontal outputs includes receiving a time series of signals from the vertical and horizontal outputs of the receive antenna, applying the vertical signals simultaneously to a data buffer... Agent: Raytheon Applied Signal Technology, Inc.
20130107992 - Phase detection in digital communication receivers: According to various embodiments, apparatus and methods disclosed herein include computing phase error of a received signal based on an estimate of a first component (e.g., in-phase component) of a transmitted signal and an analytic representation of the estimate of the first component of the transmitted signal. The analytic representation... Agent:
20130107994 - Joint demodulation and interference suppression using serial localization with indecision: A receiver includes a constellation processing module and a multi-stage demodulator having a plurality of non-final demodulation stages and a final demodulation stage. The constellation processing module derives a set of centroid-based values from subsets of constellation points associated with a plurality of transmitted signals for input to each of... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
20130107993 - Technique for processing encoded information in a wireless communication network: A technique for processing information in a wireless communication network is described. In a method in accordance with the technique, a signal encoded with a convolution code is received. The encoded signal comprises information and a check value. The encoded signal is decoded using a Viterbi algorithm to derive the... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
20130107995 - System and method for single chain search with a multiple chain receiver: This disclosure is directed to wireless communication systems having a receiver configured to search for transmitted packets using a single chain and then receive the transmitted packets using multiple chains. Such receivers feature a chain controller that operates a single chain during search mode and turns on additional chains after... Agent: Qualcomm Atheros, Inc.
20130107996 - Channel response noise reduction at digital receivers: According to various embodiments, apparatus and methods disclosed herein may be implemented in a digital communication (wired or wireless) receiver, and relate to minimizing noise in an estimated channel frequency response at the receiver for the purposes of channel equalization. The disclosed apparatus and methods may include determining a channel... Agent:
20130107997 - Clock data recovery circuit: A clock and data recovery (CDR) circuit having a phase locked module and a frequency locked module is provided. A phase detector of the phase locked module compares a phase of an input data stream with a phase of a data-recovery clock to output an adjusting signal. The frequency locked... Agent: Phison Electronics Corp.
20130107998 - Clock synchronization in shared baseband deployments: A method and an interface unit is provided to maintain timing synchronization between a first Radio Equipment Controller (REC) and a second REC operating with a multi-standard base station. The first REC receives a synchronization signal and synchronized data output is generated from the synchronization signal. A clock signal is... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
20130108000 - Method and apparatus for performing synchronization between devices: A method performed by a device for performing synchronization between devices for a Device-to-Device (D2D) communication is provided. The method includes setting, according to a process of the device, the device to a group of devices for performing a dynamic switching; outputting a synchronization signal corresponding to the set group... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130107999 - Synchronization of nodes in a network: Techniques for synchronization of clocks in nodes in a network are described. In one example, a node times or measures a synchronization timeout period. During the synchronization timeout period, the node may hear a beacon. In that event, the node may reset its clock using a time indicator found within... Agent: Itron, Inc.
20130108001 - Clock and data recovery (cdr) architecture and phase detector thereof: A clock and data recovery (CDR) architecture which includes a frequency detector, a phase detector, a phase charge pump circuit, a frequency charge pump circuit and a voltage controlled oscillator is provided. The phase detector is configured to only include four AND gates to receive and evaluate the intermediate signals,... Agent: Ncku Research And Development Foundation04/25/2013 > 91 patent applications in 38 patent subcategories.
20130100986 - Method of adapting a wireless system for use in a geographic location: A wireless communication system comprises a first computing device and a second computing device, wherein the first computing device and the second computing device communicate over a wireless channel that is selected based in part on a geographic location of at least one of the first computing device and the... Agent: Robotex, Inc.
20130100987 - Multiple protocol receiver: Implementation and operation of a multiple protocol receiver are described herein. In one example, a multiple protocol receiver in a node may alternate between first and second states. In a first state, the multiple protocol receiver listens simultaneously for a plurality of differently modulated signals. Such listening may be performed... Agent: Itron, Inc.
20130100988 - Wireless relaying device, wireless transmission device, and wireless relaying method: Provided is a wireless relaying device, wherein system capacity can be increased by reducing power consumption required for relay processing at mobile stations equipped with relaying function. This is a relaying node (200) that relays communication between an originating node and a destination node, and that is provided with: a... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130100992 - Apparatus and method for providing multi-antenna scheme in wireless communication system: Provided are an apparatus and method for providing a multi-antenna scheme in a wireless communication system by using a plurality of terminals. In a downlink receiving scheme at a mobile terminal, a terminal group is established comprising the mobile terminal and at least one adjacent terminal The mobile terminal receives... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130100996 - Codebook generating method and apparatus for generating a codebook for multi-polarized multiple-input multiple-output (mimo) systems: A terminal and method for generating a codebook for a multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) system is provided. The codebook generation includes: assigning a single-polarized precoding matrix to diagonal blocks among a plurality of blocks arranged in a block diagonal format in which a number of diagonal blocks corresponds to a number... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130100991 - Digital pre-distortion method and apparatus thereof for changing memory degree depending on input level: An apparatus and a method for operating a memory compensation Digital Pre-Distortion (DPD) are provided. In the method for operating a memory compensation DPD system, an input signal is received. An input average power of the input signal is determined. When the input average power of the input signal belongs... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
20130100993 - Dual mode power amplifier control interface with a three-mode general purpose input/output interface: In accordance with some embodiments, the present disclosure relates to a dual mode control interface that can be used to provide both a radio frequency front end (RFFE) serial interface and a three-mode general purpose input/output (GPIO) interface within a single digital control interface die. In certain embodiments, the dual... Agent: Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
20130100995 - Hybrid orthogonal frequency division multiple access wtru and method: A hybrid orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) and method are disclosed. A WTRU includes a transmitter and a receiver. The receiver processes received data to recover data mapped to the subcarriers using OFDMA. The receiver recovers first input data by separating user data from multi-user... Agent:
20130100997 - Method and apparatus for balancing power between antennas, and base station: A method and an apparatus for balancing power between antennas, and a base station are provided. The method includes multiplying n virtual antenna signals by an orthogonal matrix to obtain n intermediate regulative signals; and using a corresponding rotary phase to rotate phases of m of the n intermediate regulative... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
20130100989 - Multi-functional weather alert communication key chain: The present invention encompasses a key chain device which receives disaster and/or radio broadcast worldwide. The digital component scans for and receives, the strongest broadcast signal, within the vicinity of the user and/or where disaster is occurring. Comprised of both digital & analog receivers and transmitters, the device can furthermore... Agent:
20130100994 - Rate selection for frames in wireless devices: Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide techniques for selecting a modulation class, coding rate, and/or modulation and coding (MCS) scheme for transmission of a response message corresponding to a received message. Different rules may be applied for selecting the MCS scheme depending on whether or not the frame eliciting... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130100999 - Semiconductor device: In a transmission portion of a semiconductor device, a first amplification portion receives a digital baseband signal and amplifies the signal with a first gain through digital processing. A digital-to-analog conversion portion converts the digital baseband signal amplified by the first amplification portion into an analog baseband signal. A modulation... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation
20130100998 - Semiconductor device, a parallel interface system and methods thereof: A method of communication to a semiconductor device includes: transmitting a sampling clock signal from a first semiconductor device to a second semiconductor device; transmitting a training signal from the first semiconductor device to the second semiconductor device while transmitting of the sampling clock signal, the training signal comprising plural... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130100990 - Transceiver capable of dynamically adjusting transmitter clock and related method thereof: A transceiver for dynamically adjusting a transmission clock includes: a transmitting unit, a receiving unit, and a transmission clock tracking unit. The transmitting unit is arranged for transmitting a transmission signal according to the transmission clock. The receiving unit is arranged for receiving a reception signal. The transmission clock tracking... Agent:
20130101000 - Method and apparatus for performing speculative decision feedback equalization: A method for equalizing a received signal is provided. The signal is filtered and transmitted over a channel using an encoding scheme, where the encoding scheme has transmit symbols. This transmitted signal is then shaped such that the filtering and equalization adjust a set of taps in an equalization window... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20130101001 - Modem device and amplitude adjustment method: A modem device includes a modulation unit 12 that generates a modulated signal, a frequency conversion unit 15 that generates an intermediate frequency signal from an external input signal, and a demodulation unit 14 that demodulates the modulated or intermediate frequency signal and generates a reception signal. In a communication... Agent: Nec Corporation
20130101002 - Method of displaying a digital signal: Devices communicate with one another over a wireless channel according to a signal strength of a signal transmitted over the wireless channel. Digital data captured at a source is transmitted over the wireless channel at a first quality if the signal strength or latency is above a threshold and at... Agent: Robotex, Inc.
20130101005 - Methods and systems for near-field mimo communications: A near-field communication (NFC) system supports increased data rates using a multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) interface. Multiple receive antennas are positioned within the near field of multiple transmit antennas. The NFC system uses a combination of antenna spacing and polarizations to reduce correlation between channels, and thus improves performance by creating closer... Agent: Rambus Inc.
20130101004 - Reference signal transmission method for downlink multiple input multiple output system: A reference signal transmission method in a downlink MIMO system is disclosed. The downlink MIMO system supports a first UE supporting N transmission antennas among a total of M transmission antennas (where M>N) and a second UE supporting the M transmission antennas. The method includes transmitting, by a base station... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20130101003 - Relative phase detection in power line communications networks: Systems and methods for relative phase detection and zero crossing detection for power line communications (PLC) are described. In some embodiments, both transmit and receive PLC devices detect a zero crossing on an AC mains phase. The devices start a phase detection counter (PDC) by generating a zero crossing pulse... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20130101006 - Clock masking scheme in a mixed-signal system: A method in a mixed-signal system to prevent overlapping of clock edges of one or more digital clock signals and clock edges of one or more analog clock signals where the digital clock signals and the analog clock signals are digitally controlled includes generating one or more timing window pulses... Agent:
20130101007 - Systems and methods for channel estimation of moca signals: Systems and methods are provided, for estimating a channel based on previous channel estimations from the same source. Embodiments disclosed herein enable removal of the timing variation (from burst to burst) so that the channel can be more accurately estimated. Embodiments provide several systems and methods for averaging channel estimation... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130101008 - Systems and methods for downlink scheduling in multiple input multiple output wireless communications systems: Systems and methods for downlink scheduling in wireless communications systems are described. In some embodiments, a method includes: applying channel prediction at a transmitter for transmitting information to one or more mobile devices; predicting channel state information for a channel over which the information is transmitted, the channel state information... Agent: Transpacific Ip
20130101009 - Data stream processing method, device, and system: The present invention provides a data stream processing method, device, and system. The data stream processing method includes: using a precoding parameter to perform precoding processing on an lth to-be-sent data stream of a current kth transmitting device, where the lth to-be-sent data stream includes a lattice point data stream... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
20130101011 - Data receiver circuit and method of adaptively controlling equalization coefficients using the same: Provided are a data receiver circuit and a method of adaptively controlling an equalization coefficient using the same. The data receiver circuit includes n sampling receivers, n decision feedback equalizer (DFE) circuits, and a data recovery circuit. The n sampling receivers are configured to sample an input signal and output... Agent:
20130101010 - Method and apparatus for joint decoding and equalization: The current application is directed to joint decoding and equalization using a decision feedback equalizer. An example method to which the current application and certain of the current claims are directed uses joint trellis decoding and decision feedback equalization to efficiently estimate non-contiguous symbols using non-contiguous equalizer outputs. The estimation... Agent:
20130101012 - Full band cable receiver: Systems and methods are described for the implementation of a full band cable receiver by using a combination of tuners (e.g., ultra-low power Tuners) and Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADCs) to attain the goal of digitization with reduced power and/or cost. The full-band capture cable receiver can overcome the constraints of conventional... Agent: Situne Corporation
20130101013 - Method and apparatus to detect a symbol in receiver including multiple receiving antennas: A receiver of a wireless communication system and method thereof include antennas configured to receive data, wherein the data comprises a preamble, a header, and a payload. The receiver also includes a synchronizer configured to perform time synchronization of the data received through corresponding paths of each antenna using corresponding... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130101018 - Adaptive loop filtering for chroma components: This disclosure proposes techniques to allow more flexibility in filtering chroma components in the adaptive loop filter. In one example, a method for adaptive loop filtering includes performing luma adaptive loop filtering based for luma components of a block of pixels, and performing chroma adaptive loop filtering for chroma components... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130101015 - Complexity-adaptive scalable decoding and streaming for multi-layered video systems: Adaptive decoding and streaming multi-layer video systems and methods are described. The decoding systems comprise a base layer decoder and one or more enhancement layer decoders. The streaming systems comprise a base layer packetizer and one or more enhancement layer packetizers. A decoding adaptor controls operation of the base layer... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
20130101016 - Loop filtering around slice boundaries or tile boundaries in video coding: The techniques of this disclosure apply to loop filtering across slice or tile boundaries in a video coding process. In one example, a method for performing loop filtering in a video coding process includes determining that pixels corresponding to filter coefficients of a filter mask for a loop filter are... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130101021 - Method and apparatus for transmitting a coded video signal: A method and apparatus for transmitting a digitally encoded video image in real time wherein the video image is digitally encoded using a compression algorithm having a variable bit rate, e.g., JPEG2K, to provide an encoded data stream, the encoded data stream is fed into a buffer of known size,... Agent:
20130101017 - Providing of encoded video applications in a network environment: A method for providing an encoded video application (3D APP; 2DAPP) from a server (SERVER) to a respective client (CLIENT1, . . . , CLIENTN) user via a communications link, comprises steps of updating scenes pertaining to said video application (3DAPP; 2DAPP) at said server (SERVER), deriving therefrom a respective... Agent: Alcatel Lucent
20130101019 - System and method for video coding using adaptive segmentation: A method for decoding compressed video information is disclosed. The video information can include a plurality of frames each having a plurality of blocks. The method reading, from the video information, a segment map associating at least some of the plurality of blocks in a first frame of the plurality... Agent:
20130101027 - Deblocking control by individual quantization parameters: The present invention relates to deblocking filtering, which may be advantageously applied for block-wise encoding and decoding of image or video signal. In particular, the present invention relates to automated decision on whether to apply or skip deblocking filtering for a block and to selection of the deblocking filter. The... Agent:
20130101024 - Determining boundary strength values for deblocking filtering for video coding: A video coder associates a first boundary strength value with an edge in response to determining that a first video block or a second video block is associated with an intra-predicted coding unit (CU), where the edge occurs at a boundary between the first video block and the second video... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130101028 - Encoding method, decoding method, device, program, and recording medium: A quantized normalization value and a normalization-value quantization index corresponding to the quantized normalization value are obtained, the quantized normalization value being obtained by quantizing a normalization value that is a value representative of samples. If a difference value that is obtained by subtracting a value corresponding to the quantized... Agent: Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corporation
20130101025 - Intra pulse code modulation (ipcm) and lossless coding mode deblocking for video coding: Techniques for coding video data include coding a plurality of blocks of video data, wherein at least one block of the plurality of blocks of video data is coded using a coding mode that is one of an intra pulse code modulation (IPCM) coding mode and a lossless coding mode.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130101026 - Method and apparatus for encoding and/or decoding moving pictures: A method of encoding moving pictures using a plurality of quantization matrices. The method involves selecting one of the plurality of quantization matrices in consideration of an at least one characteristics of an input image; transforming the input image; and quantizing the transformed input image using the selected quantization matrix.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130101023 - Video encoder with video decoder reuse and method for use therewith: A video encoder includes a forward path section that processes a video input signal in accordance with a video compression standard, based on a plurality of reference pictures, to generate a processed video signal and a plurality of transformed quantized residual pixel values. A decoding engine decodes the plurality of... Agent: Vixs Systems, Inc.
20130101014 - Layered screen video encoding: A computing device is described herein that is configured to encode natural video content in accordance with a first encoding scheme and screen content in accordance with a second encoding scheme. The computing device is configured to distinguish between the natural video content of a video frame and the screen... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20130101033 - Coding non-symmetric distributions of data: This disclosure describes techniques for coding non-symmetric distributions of data and techniques for quantization matrix compression. The techniques for coding non-symmetric distributions of data may use a mapping that is configured to bias either positive data values or negative data values of a signed integer source towards shorter codewords of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130101031 - Determining quantization parameters for deblocking filtering for video coding: A video coder determines a deblocking quantization parameter (QP) value based on at least one of a first QP value and a second QP value. Subsequently, the video coder applies a deblocking filter that is based on the deblocking filter to an edge associated with a first video block. The... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130101032 - Filtering mode for intra prediction inferred from statistics of surrounding blocks: The present invention relates to intra prediction which may be performed during encoding and/or decoding of an image signal. In particular, the present invention relates to intra prediction of a current block, during which filtering is applied to the prediction signal and/or to signal used for the prediction. The filtering... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130101035 - Grouping of tiles for video coding: Techniques described herein for coding video data include techniques for coding pictures partitioned into tiles, in which each of the plurality of tiles in a picture is assigned to one of a plurality of tile groups. One example method for coding video data comprising a picture that is partitioned into... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130101034 - Image coding method, image decoding method, image coding apparatus, image decoding apparatus, and image coding and decoding apparatus: An image coding method includes: writing, into a coded bitstream, buffer description defining information for defining a buffer description; constructing a default reference list; reorder pictures included in the default reference list; writing, into the coded bitstream, reference list reordering information for indicating details of the reordering; and coding an... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130101029 - Multimedia data encoding: A method of multimedia data encoding and a multimedia data encoding device is provided. The method includes accessing a frame associated with the multimedia data, the frame including a plurality of rows of blocks, each of the plurality of rows including a plurality of blocks. The method also includes reconstructing... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20130101038 - Predicted reference information generating method, video encoding and decoding methods, apparatuses therefor, programs therefor, and storage media which store the programs: When video images are processed by applying temporal or spatial interframe prediction encoding to each divided area, and generating a predicted image of a processing target area based on a reference frame of the processing target area and reference information which indicates a predicted target position of the processing target... Agent: Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corporation
20130101036 - Sample-based angular intra-prediction in video coding: A method for processing a prediction unit (PU) to generate predicted samples is provided that includes computing predicted samples for samples of the PU using sample-based angular intra-prediction (SAP) when lossless coding is enabled for the PU, and computing predicted samples for the samples of the PU using block-based angular... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20130101030 - Transmission of video data: In an embodiment, a method of transmitting video data includes at an encoder encoding the video data as a plurality of frames, including reference frames and intermediate frames, at least some of which are encoded based on multiple reference frames; at the encoder maintaining for each frame a current list... Agent:
20130101037 - Video encoding device, video decoding device, video encoding method, video decoding method, and program: A video encoding device includes: pixel bit length increasing means for increasing a pixel bit length of an input image based on pixel bit length increase information; transform means for transforming output data of the pixel bit length increasing means; entropy encoding means for entropy-encoding output data of the transform... Agent: Nec Corporation
20130101043 - Encoding apparatus, encoding method and program: There is provided an encoding apparatus, including an intra-block determination section which determines that a prediction mode of a block is a forced intra-prediction mode, by a frequency based on a priority of each block of an image to be encoded, an encoding section which encodes the block, to which... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130101041 - External vectors in a motion estimation system: A method and apparatus for motion estimation in a sequence of video images is provided. Each field or frame in a sequence of video images is sub-divided into a plurality of blocks. Each block in each video field or frame has assigned to it a set of candidate motion vectors.... Agent: Imagination Technologies, Ltd.
20130101044 - Image information encoding method and encoder, and image information decoding method and decoder: A motion compensation method includes receiving mode information that identify a field motion estimate/compensate mode. The method further includes performing, on the basis of the mode information, a motion compensation of a decoded image signal including a luma signal and a chroma signal in a format in which the number... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130101045 - Moving picture coding method and moving picture decoding method: According to a picture coding method, a coded picture is stored, as a reference picture, into a storage unit; commands indicating correspondence between reference pictures and reference indices for designating reference pictures and coefficients used for generation of predictive images are generated; a reference picture being used when motion compensation... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130101042 - Picture coding method, picture coding apparatus, picture decoding method, and picture decoding apparatus: A picture coding method includes: performing a first derivation process for deriving a first merging candidate which includes a candidate set of a prediction direction, a motion vector, and a reference picture index for use in coding of a current block; performing a second derivation process for deriving a second... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130101039 - Segmented-block coding: The current application is-directed to flexible methods for motion-vector-based encoding of macroblocks within video: frames. The flexible methods for encoding video-frame macroblocks provide for segmentation of a video-frame block and encoding the segmented video-frame block by a segmented-block motion vector that includes a reference to a segmentation-defining region of a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20130101047 - Context reduction of significance map coding of 4x4 and 8x8 transform coefficient in hm4.0: Reducing contexts of a significance map includes merging some of the adjacent partitions of the higher frequency transform coefficients into one partition so that the significance of the coefficients in a merged partition are encoded with the same contexts. To reduce the impact of merging on coding efficiency of 4×4... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130101046 - Significance map encoding and decoding using partition selection: Methods of encoding and decoding for video data are describe in which significance maps are encoded and decoded using non-spatially-uniform partitioning of the map into parts, wherein the bit positions within each part are associated with a given context. Example partition sets and processes for selecting from amongst predetermined partition... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20130101048 - Signal transformation apparatus applied hybrid architecture, signal transformation method, and recording medium: A signal transformation apparatus, a signal transformation method, and a recording medium are provided. The signal transformation apparatus selects any one of DCT-II, DST-II, DFT, and HWT, and transforms and outputs the input signal according to the selected transform. Therefore, the hybrid architecture of low complexity can be attained.... Agent: Industrial Cooperation Foundation Chonbuk National University
20130101020 - Image information encoding method and encoder, and image information decoding method and decoder: An image processing method includes decoding encoded image data to generate a decoded image signal including a luma signal and a chroma signal. The method further includes detecting a condition that a reference field has a different parity from a current field and that the number of chroma pixels is... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130101022 - Methods and devices for encoding and decoding at least one image implementing an estimation in the transform domain, and corresponding signal and computer program: A method and device are provided for encoding at least one image broken up into blocks. The method includes, for at least one current block, transforming the current block from the spatial domain into a transformed domain, outputting a transformed block including of a set of coefficients representative of the... Agent: France Telecom
20130101051 - Priori training in a mobile dtv system: An apparatus for decoding digital data includes a processor for recreating a priori training information received with the digital data for provision to a maximum a posteriori (MAP) decoder. The processor detects locations of symbols in the input data stream and regenerates data corresponding to each location. The regenerated data... Agent: Thomson Licensing
20130101050 - System and method for audio and visual synchronization: Presented herein are a system, method, and apparatus for audio and video synchronization. In one embodiment, there is presented a method for displaying audio data and video data. The method comprises examining a plurality of portions of the audio data, where each of said plurality of portions of audio data... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130101052 - Multi-channel variable bit-rate video compression: Systems, method, and computer program products for providing multi-channel variable bit-rate video compression are described. In some implementations, video channels can be allocated with bit rates that are set based on a predefined video compression quality. More specifically, each channel can generate a table describing the set of video compression... Agent: Harmonic Inc.
20130101053 - Dual control of a dynamically reconfigurable pipelined pre-processor: A pipelined video pre-processor includes a plurality of configurable image-processing modules. The modules may be configured using direct processor control, DMA access, or both. A block-control list, accessible via DMA, facilitates configuration of the modules in a manner similar to direct processor control. Parameters in the modules may be updated... Agent: Analog Devices, Inc.
20130101054 - Power line communication method and electronic system and electronic device using the same: The present application discloses a power line communication method and an electronic system and an external device using the same. The external device using the power line communication method is electrically connected to an electronic device via a transmit line and comprises: a voltage detecting module configured to detect a... Agent: Chicony Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130101056 - Receiver circuit and system including p-type sense amplifier: A receiver circuit includes a first p-channel metal oxide semiconductor (PMOS) transistor, an input circuit, and an amplifier. The first PMOS transistor is configured to apply a power supply voltage to a power node in response to a clock signal. The input circuit is coupled to the power node, and... Agent:
20130101055 - Sub-band power scaling reporting and sub-band transmit power estimation: Systems and methods for routing protocols for power line communications (PLC) are described. In some embodiments, a method performed by a PLC device, such as a PLC meter, may include selecting one or more transmit sub-bands on which to transmit frames, where the transmit sub-bands comprise groups of six carrier... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20130101057 - System and method for applying multi-tone ofdm based communications within a prescribed frequency range: According to one embodiment of the invention, an integrated circuit comprises an encoding module, a modulation module and a spectral shaped module. The encoding module includes an interleaver that adapted to operate in a plurality of modes including a first mode and a second mode. The interleaver performs repetitive encoding... Agent: Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.
20130101058 - Multi-protocol serdes phy apparatus: In one embodiment, a multiprotocol interface includes a physical layer transmitter unit configured to transmit data from synchronous media access control layer units and asynchronous media access control layer units. The multiprotocol interface also includes a physical layer receiver unit configured to receive data and to deliver the received data... Agent: Cavium, Inc.
20130101059 - Pre-modulation physical layer steganography: A method for physical layer steganography communications is provided by combining an encoded cover data stream with a hidden data stream to create stego data stream. The cover and hidden data streams can be combined by determining an insertion rate, and determining, for each bit of the hidden data stream,... Agent:
20130101060 - Systems and methods for suppressing interference in a wireless communication system: Systems and methods are provided for suppressing interference from a received data signal. A characteristic of a channel is estimated, the channel being configured for transmission of data between a transmitting device and a receiving device having two or more receive antennas. A spatial correlation of interference is determined for... Agent: Marvell World Trade Ltd.
20130101063 - Dft-based channel estimation systems and methods: DFT-based channel estimation methods and systems are disclosed. One system includes an inverse discrete Fourier transform module, a noise power estimator, a noise filter and a discrete Fourier transform module. The inverse discrete Fourier transform module is configured to determine time domain estimates by applying an inverse discrete Fourier transform... Agent: Nec Laboratories America, Inc.
20130101062 - Interference cancelling block modulation: Embodiments herein disclose an Interference Cancelling Block Modulation (ICBM), a new open-loop precoding scheme where each transmitter is assigned with a predetermined precoder which facilitates interference cancellation at the receivers. Only a finite set of precoders will be used, and they will be assigned to each transmitter in a pre-determined... Agent:
20130101061 - Method for transmitting data between a radio transmitting device and a radio receiving device: A method for transmitting data between a radio transmitting device and a radio receiving device includes transmitting a frame structure over a radio channel, the frame structure including a control channel and a data channel. The method further includes detecting a quality degradation of the radio channel, selecting a bit... Agent: Intel Mobile Communications Gmbh
20130101065 - Method and assembly for transmitting sensor signals: The invention relates to a method for transmitting sensor signals, comprising the following steps: a first sensor (4), in particular a rotational speed sensor, supplies an alternating signal, which is present in the form of a sequence of sensor pulses (50) and pulse pauses (52) of predetermined duration, wherein in... Agent: Schaeffler Technologies Ag & Co. Kg
20130101064 - Method and system for down-converting an electromagnetic signal, and transforms for same, and aperture relationships: Methods, systems, and apparatuses, and combinations and sub-combinations thereof, for down-converting an electromagnetic (EM) signal are described herein. Briefly stated, in embodiments the invention operates by receiving an EM signal and recursively operating on approximate half cycles (½, 1½, 2½, etc) of the carrier signal. The recursive operations can be... Agent: Parkervision, Inc.
20130101066 - Systems and methods for digital processing based on active signal channels of a communication system: A communication system includes digital signals that carry data and correspond to channels of a composite signal to be transmitted across a communication channel. Active channels are detected and used to configure digital processing. In one embodiment, active channels are detected, where a particular active channel corresponds to the presence... Agent: Xilinx, Inc.
20130101068 - Mixed-signal radio frequency receiver implementing multi-mode spur avoidance: A mixed-signal radio frequency receiver implements multiple spur avoidance modes to reduce or remove spurs or digital noise injection into the received channel to enhance the receiver performance. The multiple spur avoidance modes are reconfigurable to allow a single mode or multiple modes to be selected for use depending on... Agent:
20130101070 - Receiver circuit and method for operating a receiver circuit: A receiver circuit includes a unit configured to determine filter coefficients based on a sampling time error of a received signal and a phase error of the received signal, as well as a filter configured to filter a signal, which is based on the received signal, based on the filter... Agent:
20130101067 - Receiving and transmitting signals across non-contiguous channels in a communication system: Embodiments for processing signals are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving signals from at least two non-contiguous channels, where the at least two non-contiguous channels are within a predetermined bandwidth, and where each of the at least two non-contiguous channels has a center frequency. The method also includes... Agent:
20130101069 - Word boundary lock: In an embodiment, a method for determining a word boundary in an incoming data stream includes initializing an N bit register with initial content, receiving a number of consecutive N bit words of the incoming data stream and processing each of the number of consecutive N bit words. The processing... Agent: Cavium, Inc.
20130101071 - Signal monitoring platform: Aspects of the disclosure relate to signal monitoring at edge of a network domain in a network. A monitoring device can evaluate communication quality of information streams in downstream frequency channels, and operation conditions in a telecommunication network. In one aspect, communication quality can be evaluated at the physical layer... Agent: Comcast Cable Communications, LLC
20130101073 - Adaptive interference canceller in a digital phase array: A digital phased array may include a plurality of antenna elements forming a main array of the digital phased array, a plurality of mixers configured to down-convert data received at respective ones of the antenna elements, a plurality of analog-to-digital converters configured to digitize data provided by corresponding ones of... Agent: The Johns Hopkins University
20130101074 - Programmable, frequency agile direct conversion digital receiver with high speed oversampling: The invention described herein is directed to different embodiments of a wireless communications device that can be used in many different applications, such as but not limited to a digital oversampling receiver adapted to select desired signals and to reject undesired signals. In one embodiment, a wireless communications device is... Agent:
20130101075 - Method and apparatus for regulating the sampling phase: Embodiments of the invention relate to methods and circuits for controlling the sampling phase of a signal that is to be regenerated by sampling, particularly a serial communication signal, having method steps or means for oversampling the signal in order to ascertain samples of the signal during predetermined sampling phases,... Agent: Infineon Technologies Ag
20130101076 - Polarity detection: In an embodiment, a method includes receiving at a data interface a data stream having a first polarity and searching the received data having the first polarity for a unique pattern of a synchronization word within a first quantity of the received data, the synchronization word marking a start of... Agent: Cavium, Inc.Previous industry: Thermal measuring and testing
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