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

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

20140334528 - Pre-phase error correction: A CDMA communication system includes a signal processor which encodes voice and nonvoice signals into data at various rates, e.g. data rates of 8 kbps, 16 kbps, 32 kbps, or 64 kbps as I and Q signals. The signal processor selects a specific data rate depending upon the type of... Agent: Interdigital Technology Corporation

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

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

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

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

20140334535 - Method and apparatus for encoding video in consideration of scanning order of coding units having hierarchical structure, and method and apparatus for decoding video in consideration of scanning order of coding units having hierarchical structure: A method and apparatus for decoding a video and a method and apparatus for encoding a video are provided. The method for decoding the video includes: receiving and parsing a bitstream of an encoded video; extracting, from the bitstream, encoded image data of a current picture of the encoded video... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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

20140334534 - Sub-block transform coding of prediction residuals: Techniques and tools for sub-block transform coding are described. For example, a video encoder adaptively switches between 8×8, 8×4, and 4×8 DCTs when encoding 8×8 prediction residual blocks; a corresponding video decoder switches between 8×8, 8×4, and 4×8 inverse DCTs during decoding. The video encoder may determine the transform sizes... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  
11/06/2014 > 69 patent applications in 37 patent subcategories.

20140328375 - Multicarrier communication system employing explicit frequency hopping: Variable bandwidth assignment and frequency hopping are employed to make efficient use of radio resources. Variable bandwidth assignment is achieved by dynamically allocating different numbers of subcarriers to different mobile terminals depending on their instantaneous channel conditions. The frequency hopping patterns are determined “on-the-fly” based on the current bandwidth assignments.... Agent:

20140328376 - Radio communication device and semiconductor integrated circuit device used for the same: A semiconductor integrated circuit for a radio communication terminal sequentially uses a plurality of frequency channels by instructions from a hopping frequency decision unit to receive packet data by a reception unit. When the integrated circuit cannot detect the head of the packet data in reception operations, the integrated circuit... Agent:

20140328377 - Semiconductor device, receiver, transmitter, transceiver and communication system: A semiconductor device, includes a clock and data recovery unit to which a receive signal is inputted and which extracts, based on an operation clock signal, a clock signal and a data signal from the receive signal, a frequency error adjusting unit which generates a frequency error signal indicating a... Agent:

20140328378 - Efficient de-spreading: Satellite communication systems utilize spreading by repetition techniques, including block repetition, to enable operation at low signal to noise conditions. A carrier frequency offset between a transmitter and a receiver results in phase offsets between repetitions. Thus, combining the repetitions requires estimation of the phase offset between the repetitions before... Agent: Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd.

20140328379 - Processing of channel coefficients of a network: The present subject matter discloses a system and a method for processing of channel coefficients of networks. In one embodiment, the method includes ascertaining at least one probable synchronization position of a received sequence and projecting, by oblique projection, at least one given noise basis vector spanning a given noise... Agent:

20140328380 - Frequency-domain turbo equalization, including multi-mode adaptive linear equalization, adaptive decision-directed channel estimation, adaptive noise variance estimation, and dynamic iteration control: Frequency domain based methods and systems to perform adaptive multi-mode pre-decoding linear equalization, adaptive channel estimation, turbo equalization, turbo equalization iteration control, and noise variance estimation. An adaptive linear pre-decoder equalizer may include a multi-mode equalizer, which may include a blind equalizer to determine initial equalization coefficients and a decision-directed... Agent:

20140328381 - Electronic device, communication method, audio device and amplifier device using pulse density modulation for communication: The present invention discloses an electronic device using pulse density modulation for communication, comprising: a pulse density modulation interface; a first circuit to output a clock signal and a data signal through the pulse density modulation interface; and a second circuit to receive the clock and data signals and thereby... Agent: Realtek Semiconductor Corporation

20140328383 - Encoding apparatus and method: An encoding unit encodes moving image data so that it has a temporal hierarchical structure in which a frame rate in a case of decoding up to a layer that is one above a predetermined layer is higher than a frame rate in a case of decoding up to the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20140328382 - Scalable video coding prioritization: Technologies are generally described for a scalable video coding scheme. In some examples, a scalable video encoder may include a device information receiver unit configured to receive device information regarding multiple devices requesting video content streaming; and a layer generation unit configured to generate a base layer and multiple scalability... Agent:

20140328387 - Content adaptive fusion filtering of prediction signals for next generation video coding: Techniques related to fusion improvement filtering of prediction signals for video coding are described.... Agent:

20140328385 - Image processing device and method: An image processing device which encodes image data includes: an encoding unit which, with a small region line in which are arrayed in the horizontal direction small regions obtained by dividing large regions arrayed in the vertical direction of an image as an object, performs encoding of image data of... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140328386 - Image processing device and method: An image processing device which encodes image data includes: an encoding unit which, with a small region line in which are arrayed in the horizontal direction small regions obtained by dividing large regions arrayed in the vertical direction of an image as an object, performs encoding of image data of... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140328389 - Method and apparatus of texture image compression in 3d video coding: A method and apparatus for 3D video coding system are disclosed. Embodiments according to the present invention apply SAO process (sample adaptive offset process) to at least one dependent-view image of the processed multi-view images if processed multi-view images are received. Also embodiments according to the present invention apply the... Agent: Mediatek Inc.

20140328388 - Method and device for encoding video to limit bidirectional prediction and block merging, and method and device for decoding video: Provided are a method and apparatus for encoding a video and a method and apparatus for decoding a video. The method of encoding includes: determining, for a current block, bidirectional motion estimation information comprising an L0 motion vector, an L1 motion vector, an L0 reference vector, and an L1 reference... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140328384 - Methods and apparatuses including a statistical multiplexer with global rate control: Examples methods and apparatuses including a statistical multiplexer with global rate control are described herein. An example apparatus may include a statistical multiplexing (statmux) system coupled to a communication link. The statmux system includes a global rate controller and a plurality of encoders. Each encoder of the plurality of encoders... Agent: Magnum Semiconductor, Inc.

20140328396 - Method and apparatus for context adaptive binary arithmetic coding of syntax elements: A method and apparatus for context-adaptive Start arithmetic coding (CABAC) of a syntax element are disclosed. The bin string corresponding to a syntax element is processed by context-adaptive arithmetic coding with a reduced number of contexts using the bin-level bypass mode, bin-level context sharing, or both. The syntax element belongs... Agent: Mediatek Singapore Pte. Ltd.

20140328395 - Method and apparatus for dequantization of transformed coefficients: A method and apparatus for de-quantizing a transform coefficient from a quantization level are disclosed. Embodiments according to the present invention avoid overflow of the de-quantized transform coefficient by clipping the quantization level adaptively before reconstructing the transform coefficient. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving a decoded quantization level... Agent: Medicatek Singapore Pte Ltd

20140328392 - Method and apparatus for encoding video and method and apparatus for decoding video, based on hierarchical structure of coding unit: An apparatus and method for encoding video data and an apparatus and method for decoding video data are provided. The encoding method includes: splitting a current picture into at least one maximum coding unit; determining a coded depth to output an encoding result by encoding at least one split region... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140328393 - Method and apparatus for encoding video and method and apparatus for decoding video, based on hierarchical structure of coding unit: An apparatus and method for encoding video data and an apparatus and method for decoding video data are provided. The encoding method includes: splitting a current picture into at least one maximum coding unit; determining a coded depth to output an encoding result by encoding at least one split region... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140328394 - Method and apparatus for encoding video and method and apparatus for decoding video, based on hierarchical structure of coding unit: An apparatus and method for encoding video data and an apparatus and method for decoding video data are provided. The encoding method includes: splitting a current picture into at least one maximum coding unit; determining a coded depth to output an encoding result by encoding at least one split region... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140328391 - Method and system for video rate control: A method and system are provided for encoding a picture. The method includes encoding the picture into a first encoded picture using a first universal quantizer. If a size of the first encoded picture is greater than a maximum picture size, the method includes encoding the picture into a second... Agent: Apple Inc.

20140328390 - Method, device and system for changing quantization parameter for coding unit in hevc: A method of individually setting the quantization parameter for each coding unit of a frame in high efficiency video coding (HEVC) is disclosed. The method for setting a quantization parameter for each coding unit in a frame for HEVC encoding includes receiving at least one of partition size information of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140328398 - Conditionally invoking a resampling process in shvc: An apparatus for coding video information according to certain aspects includes a memory and a processor. The memory unit is configured to store video information associated with an interlayer reference picture for a current picture to be coded. The processor is configured to: receive information relating to a plurality of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140328399 - Encoding or decoding method and apparatus: Embodiments of the present invention provide an encoding or decoding method and apparatus. The method includes: extracting first information in a bitstream; determining a chroma component intra prediction mode according to the first information; when the chroma component intra prediction mode cannot be determined according to the first information, extracting... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co.,ltd.

20140328397 - Intra-prediction method using filtering, and apparatus using the method: Disclosed are an intra-prediction method using filtering and an apparatus using the method. An image-decoding method comprises: a step of filtering an n upper reference pixel of a block to be predicted and neighboring pixels of the n upper reference pixel so as to obtain the filtered n upper reference... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20140328400 - Content adaptive super resolution prediction generation for next generation video coding: Techniques related to super resolution prediction generation for video coding are described.... Agent:

20140328401 - Bi-directional video compression for real-time video streams during transport in a packet switched network: A method, a system and a computer device for initiating bi-directional compression of a video stream in a packet switched network, based on delay tolerance of a service or application. A video frame recompression (VFR) utility determines an end-to-end (E2E) delay tolerance retrieved from a Real-time Transport Control Protocol (RTCP)... Agent:

20140328402 - Efficient initialization of a reference frame of a bi-predicted/predicted video frame during decoding thereof: A method includes determining, through a decoder engine executing on a processor communicatively coupled to a memory and/or a hardware decoder, that a reference video frame of a bi-predicted frame or a predicted frame currently being decoded is unavailable or corrupt. The method also includes initializing, through the decoder engine... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20140328403 - Image encoding/decoding method and apparatus using weight prediction: A method for decoding video images includes: determining a coding block, from a bitstream, which is divided in a quadtree structure from a largest coding block; decoding, from the bitstream, motion information on one or more prediction blocks divided from the coding block; predicting the prediction blocks based on the... Agent:

20140328404 - Method and device for encoding video to improve intra prediction processing speed, and method and device for decoding video: Provided are a method and a device for encoding a video to improve an intra prediction processing speed, and a method and a device for decoding the video. The method for encoding a video performs parallel intra prediction and includes: obtaining, by using pixels of peripheral blocks processed prior to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140328405 - Methods and apparatuses for 3d media data generation, encoding, decoding and display using disparity information: The current invention provides methods for 3D content capturing, 3D content coding and packaging at content production side, and 3D content consuming and rendering at display or terminal side, in order to ensure healthy and effective 3D viewing all the time. According to the current invention Maximum disparity and 3D... Agent:

20140328406 - Method and apparatus to perform optimal visually-weighed quantization of time-varying visual sequences in transform space: Pure transform-based technologies, such as the DCT or wavelets, can leverage a mathematical model based on few or one parameters to generate the expected distribution of the transform components' energy, and generate ideal entropy removal configuration data continuously responsive to changes in video behavior. Construction of successive-refinement streams is supported... Agent:

20140328408 - Method and system for enhanced modulation of video signals: A method for encoding a carrier signal in a video signal, the video signal having one or more frames, the frames each having a first field and a second field, the first field and the second field of each frame having a plurality of scan lines, each having a plurality... Agent:

20140328407 - Processing system with register arbitration and methods for use therewith: A processing system includes a memory module that includes a register space for storing a plurality of register data in a plurality of registers and secure access data corresponding to the register space. A register arbitration module operates to receive a request to access one of the registers from a... Agent: Vixs Systems, Inc.

20140328409 - Video decoding system having compensation function: The present invention relates to a video decoding system having a compensation function, the video decoding system comprising: one AD converter; a synchronized signal level detector for detecting a synchronized signal level using a digital signal output from the AD converter; a color burst level detector for detecting a color... Agent: Idencore Co., Ltd.

20140328410 - System and method for encoding and decoding using texture replacement: The invention provides devices and methods that process images. The invention processes a received signal representing information of texture and information of an image, which has the texture removed from at least one region. The image information is encoded to obtain encoded information of the image. An output signal is... Agent:

20140328411 - Video encoding method and apparatus and video decoding method and appartus using unified syntax for parallel processing: Provided are a video encoding method and apparatus and a video decoding method and apparatus using unified syntax for parallel processing. The video decoding method includes: obtaining a first data unit parallel processing flag indicating whether parallel processable data is included in a first data unit from a first data... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140328412 - Image processing apparatus for recognizing that a moving image is not property coded: An image processing apparatus includes a coding unit configured to code first moving image data, a generation unit configured to generate second moving image data having a smaller number of pixels than the first moving image data, and an adding unit configured to, in a case where the first moving... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20140328414 - Content adaptive quality restoration filtering for next generation video coding: Techniques related to quality restoration filtering for video coding are described.... Agent:

20140328413 - Simplified pipeline for filtering: The present invention relates to a simplified pipeline for Sample Adaptive Offset (SAO) and Adaptive Loop Filtering (ALF) in the in-loop decoding of a video encoder and a video decoder. According to the present invention, filter parameter setting regions and filtering processing windows are aligned, to reduce the required amount... Agent:

20140328418 - Differential transmission circuit: A differential transmission circuit comprises a sending unit that generates a pair of differential signals from an input signal, and sends the differential signals; a receiver that receives the differential signals sent by the sending unit; and a transmission path that transmits the differential signals from the sending unit to... Agent:

20140328415 - Power factor correction for constant current input with power line communication: The present disclosure provides techniques for power factor correction on a constant current system and also provides power line communications on the same power factor correction circuit. In one example embodiment, through controlled charging and draining of an input capacitor, the power factor correction circuit generates an input voltage which... Agent:

20140328417 - Power line communication device switchable between noise detecting and filtering functions: The present invention is to provide a PLC device, which includes a power receiving port connected to a power supply for receiving a power signal and a network signal carried by the power signal; a filtering unit having a first end connected to the power receiving port; a power output... Agent:

20140328416 - Selection diversity in a powerline communication system: A network device can be configured to dynamically adapt its current primary receiver coupling to channel conditions. For each of a plurality of transmitting network devices, the network device can determine a potential primary receiver coupling of the first network device for receiving communications from the transmitting network device based,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140328419 - Method for setting a filter coefficient for a communication system: A method for setting a filter coefficient for a communication system, which adjusts a frequency bandwidth by setting a filter coefficient of a wireless communication system over a communication network, is provided. In the method, a wireless communication system that includes a controller having a filter coefficient database and a... Agent: Advanced Rf Technologies, Inc.

20140328420 - Communication node suitable for receiving and/or transmitting radio communications according to at least one first and one second communications protocol simultaneously: A communication node receiving and/or transmitting radio communications according to a first and a second communication protocol simultaneously. It has a first, second, respectively digital processing stage performing operations specific to the first, second protocol, respectively, operating in parallel. A first, second receiving stage, respectively, operating according to the first,... Agent: Thales

20140328422 - Codebook sub-sampling for csi feedback on pucch for 4tx mimo: Channel state information (CSI) feedback in a wireless communication system is disclosed. User equipment transmits a CSI feedback signal via a Physical Uplink Control CHannel (PUCCH). If the UE is configured in a first feedback mode, the CSI comprises a first report jointly coding a Rank Indicator (RI) and a... Agent:

20140328425 - Method and transmitter for transmitting signal and receiver thereof in wireless communication system: A transmitter includes a layer mapper and a precoder. The layer mapper is configured to map 2 codewords to 3 layers to output a mapped set of 3 symbols. A first codeword is mapped into one layer, and a second codeword is mapped into two layers. The precoder is configured... Agent:

20140328423 - Network communication using diversity: An apparatus for generating at least one signal based on at least one aspect of at least two received signals is provided. The apparatus comprises: a diverse antennae array of M antennae, where M is greater than or equal to two; at least one multiple-input and multiple-output capable transceiver in... Agent:

20140328424 - Radio communication system, radio terminal, and radio communication method: A radio communication system (1) has: a radio terminal (UE); a radio base station (BS1) which transmits radio signals (RS1) to the radio terminal (UE) corresponding to the feedback from the radio terminal (UE); and a radio base station (BS2) which transmits, corresponding to the feedback from the radio terminal... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20140328421 - Terrestrial based high speed data communications mesh network: A network for providing high speed data communications may include multiple terrestrial transmission stations that are located within overlapping communications range and a mobile receiver station. The terrestrial transmission stations provide a continuous and uninterrupted high speed data communications link with the mobile receiver station employing a wireless radio access... Agent: Smartsky Network LLC

20140328426 - User equipment apparatus and method for feeding back channel state information in a wireless communication system: A method for transmitting a Channel State Information (CSI) reporting at a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system is disclosed. The method includes transmitting a rank indicator (RI) and a first type precoding matrix indicator (PMI) to a base station (BS) according to a first CSI feedback type;... Agent:

20140328427 - Transmitting and receiving digital and analog signals across an isolator: Various embodiments of systems for transmitting and receiving digital and/or analog signals across a single isolator, solid state lighting systems, or DC/DC converter feedback regulation control systems are disclosed. In one embodiment, a first signal may be modulated into a first modulated signal. The first modulated signal is then modulated... Agent:

20140328428 - Multi-mode transmitter for highly-spectrally-efficient communications: A transmitter may comprise a symbol mapping circuit that is configurable to operate in at least two configurations, wherein a first of the configurations of the symbol mapping circuit uses a first symbol constellation and a second of the configurations of the symbol mapping circuit uses a second symbol constellation.... Agent: Magnacom Ltd.

20140328429 - Digital to analog converter comprising mixer: One example described herein relates to a digital to analog converter (DAC). The DAC includes a digital signal input configured to receive a multi-bit digital input signal, and a plurality of unit cells arranged in rows and columns. A row decoder and a column decoder provide respective control signals to... Agent:

20140328430 - Method and apparatus for transmitting training field: Disclosed are a method and apparatus for transmitting a training field. The method for transmitting a training field in a wireless LAN system comprises the steps of: transmitting additional long training field (LTF) indication information; and transmitting a frame including the additional LTF and partitioned data fields. The additional LTF... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20140328431 - Crest factor reduction for frequency hopping modulation schemes and for hardware acceleration of wideband and dynamic frequency systems in a wireless network: A transmitter for use in a wireless communication network of frequency agile signals is provided. The transmitter includes a frequency hop (FH) machine. The FH machine includes a timing block configured to receive real time configuration information and generate real time timing signals for the FH machine. The FH machine... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140328432 - 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:

20140328433 - Apparatus and method for enveloping tracking calibration: An apparatus for envelope tracking calibration for use in a wireless communication is provided. The apparatus includes a transmission signal path configured to carry a transmission signal to an antenna. An envelope signal path configured to feed an envelope signal with an envelope tracking power amplifier. A controller is configured... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140328435 - Method of transmitting and receiving data unit in wireless local area network system and apparatus for the same: A method for transmitting a data unit, performed by a transmitting station, in a wireless local area network system is provided. The method includes generating a repeated bit sequence, generating an interleaved bit sequence by interleaving the repeated bit sequence, generating at least one symbol by modulating the interleaved bit... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20140328434 - Transmitter front-end device for generating output signals on basis of polyphase modulation: The invention relates to a transmitter front-end device for generating output signals representing a digital stream, wherein the device has at least one first input for a first input signal and at least one second input for a second input signal, with the first input signal and the second input... Agent: Rwth Aachen

20140328436 - Receiver front-end architecture for carrier aggregation: A receiver front-end includes a receive path configured to receive an input signal. Additionally, the receiver front-end also includes a low noise amplifier having a common input stage and multiple separate output stages, wherein each separate output stage is configured to be separately activated and connected to a receive signal... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20140328437 - Systems and methods for selecting digital content channels using low noise block converters including digital channelizer switches: Systems and methods in accordance with embodiments of the invention include converting satellite signals to an intermediate frequency signal for content decoding, and selecting modulated digital data within the satellite signals for content decoding using digital signal processing. One embodiment includes a system configured to select at least one content... Agent: Entropic Communications, Inc.

20140328438 - Apparatus and method for cancelling in-band interferences: The present document discloses an apparatus and method for cancelling in-band interference in a cellular telecommunication system which using multiple-input multiple-output technique. The method includes: receiving a transmitted signal and obtaining an interfering data stream; calculating a value of a credit; deciding whether the credit is above a predefined threshold;... Agent: Zte Wistron Telecom Ab

20140328439 - Method to increase signal-to-noise ratio of a cyclic-prefix orthogonal frequency-division multiplex signasl: A method to decode an orthogonal frequency-division multiplex (OFDM) signal data block that includes symbol-data in a data interval, repeated-data in a cyclic-prefix (CP) guard interval, and noise. The signal is often called a CP-OFDM signal. The method includes determining a first data set based on data samples taken during... Agent:

20140328440 - Filter circuit and receiving apparatus: A receiving apparatus that includes a first and second filter circuit. The first filter performs filtering on a frequency signal with a band-pass characteristic such that a frequency band of a desired channel is included in a passband, thereby obtaining a pass frequency signal. The second filter performs filtering on... Agent: Lapis Semiconductor Co., Ltd.

20140328441 - Synchronized clock event report: The present application discloses monitoring a plurality of time inputs to detect a defined time event and providing a report of the plurality of time inputs for analysis in response to detecting the defined time event. To create the report, an event monitor records data relating to the plurality of... Agent: Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.

20140328442 - A self-synchronizing probe sequence: A method comprising modulating a plurality of synchronized signals by an orthogonal probe sequence (OPS) to generate a plurality of modulated synchronized signals, wherein the OPS comprises a zero element (0-element) column that indicates a start or an end of the OPS, and concurrently transmitting, using one or more transmitters,... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

20140328443 - Synchronous data transmission system: A synchronous data transmission system for transmission of data between two communication partners, of which one serves as a transmitter and one as a receiver, comprising a clock signal producer which produces a transmission clock signal with a transmission clock signal rate from the transmitter to the receiver, which during... Agent:

  
10/30/2014 > 78 patent applications in 39 patent subcategories.

20140321509 - Interference mitigation: A communication device for communicating with a plurality of terminals using a frequency hopping sequence, the communication device being configured to determine that one of the plurality of terminals is subject to interference on a frequency in the frequency hopping sequence and to, in response to that determination, schedule communication... Agent: Neul Ltd.

20140321510 - Frequency hopping pattern and method for transmitting uplink signals using the same: A method for performing uplink transmission in a time domain transmission unit includes receiving, from a base station, hopping-mode information indicating whether a frequency hopping is an inter-slot hopping or an inter-subframe hopping and performing the uplink transmission using a resource block in the time domain transmission unit.... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20140321511 - Space based authentication utilizing signals from low and medium earth orbit: A system and methods for location-based authentication using medium earth orbit (MEO) and low earth orbit (LEO) satellites are presented. Location of a client device is authenticated based on at least one client received MEO satellite signal received from at least one MEO satellite at the client device and at... Agent:

20140321512 - Embedded meta-carrier with spread spectrum for periodic-burst carriers via overlaid carriers: A method for identifying the presence of an electronic transmission comprising detecting, by a detecting device, the presence of a burst of electromagnetic energy that results from the presence of an original carrier signal and transmitting, by a transmitting device, a spread spectrum meta-carrier signal within a portion of a... Agent: Comtech Ef Data Corp.

20140321513 - Systems and methods for enhancing gnss numerically controlled oscillators: Systems and methods for enhancing numerically controlled oscillators are provided. In certain embodiments, a numerically controlled oscillator enhancer includes a desired rate interface configured to receive a desired numerically controlled oscillator rate from an external device and a closest quantized rate identifier configured to identify a closest quantization rate that... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20140321515 - Phase interpolator: A phase interpolator is provided. The phase interpolator includes a plurality of capacitors, a first input for a clock signal, a second input for a phase shifted clock signal, a reference input for a reference signal, and an output. The phase interpolator is configured to provide at its output an... Agent:

20140321514 - Synchronous data system and method for providing phase-aligned output data: Embodiments of a synchronous data system and method for generating phase-aligned output data are generally described herein. In some embodiments, the synchronous data system includes a plurality of transmitter-receiver (TX-RX) pairs, each associated with a delay-locked loop (DLL) and arranged to generate corresponding output data stream based on a high-speed... Agent: Raytheon Company

20140321516 - Transceiver iq calibration system and associated method: Local oscillator (LO) in-phase/quadrature (IQ) imbalance correction data are generated for one or both of the transmitter and receiver of a radio-frequency (RF) communication device. An RF transmitter output signal is generated by the transmitter from a known test signal and transmitted to the receiver, where a baseband receiver signal... Agent: Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.

20140321517 - Network termination equipment: The present invention provides an improved network termination equipment (NTE). The NTE of the present invention comprises a VDSL modem such that telephony signals and data signals can be transmitted together over conventional telephone wiring, without the need to install data cabling. This makes installation of super-fast broad band services... Agent: British Telecommunications Public Limted Company

20140321518 - Signal testing apparatus and methods for verifying signals in satellite systems: A signal testing apparatus is provided. The signal testing apparatus generally comprises a recording device that is configured to receive a plurality of signals representative of a plurality of electromagnetic waves that correspond to a pre-defined period of time. The recording device is further configured to record a plurality of... Agent:

20140321519 - Systems, methods, and devices for electronic spectrum management for identifying signal-emitting devices: Systems, methods, and apparatus are provided for device sensing in white space, by identifying sources of signal emission by automatically detecting signals, analyzing signals, comparing signal data to historical and reference data, and creating corresponding unique signal profiles.... Agent: Dgs Global Systems, Inc.

20140321520 - Transmission line disconnection detection method and slave station used for the method: A control/monitor signal transmission system that employs a transmission synchronization scheme in which a master station connected to a single control unit and a plurality of slave stations corresponding to a plurality of controlled apparatuses synchronize with each other through a transmission clock and data is transmitted therebetween over a... Agent: Anywire Corporation

20140321521 - Link performance abstraction method and apparatus in a wireless communication system: A method and an apparatus for link performance abstraction for a receiver employing Interference-Aware Communications (IAC) technology in a wireless communication system are provided. A method for operating a receiving apparatus for the link performance abstraction in the wireless communication system, includes receiving an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) over... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140321522 - Systems, methods, and devices for electronic spectrum management: Systems, methods, and devices enable spectrum management by identifying, classifying, and cataloging signals of interest based on radio frequency measurements. In an embodiment, signals and the parameters of the signals may be identified and indications of available frequencies may be presented to a user. In another embodiment, the protocols of... Agent: Dgs Global Systems, Inc.

20140321523 - Reducing out-of-band emission: Disclosed is a transmitter for a communication system. The transmitter comprises a sidelobe suppression module configured to apply a suppression matrix to an input vector comprising symbols to be transmitted by the transmitter; a modulation module configured to modulate the precoded vector to a time-domain symbol using a plurality of... Agent:

20140321526 - Frequency offset estimation in communication devices: The present subject matter discloses a system and a method for estimating a frequency offset in communication devices. In one embodiment, the method of estimating a frequency offset in a communication device comprises generating a reconstructed signal based at least in part on a channel impulse response (CIR) corresponding to... Agent:

20140321525 - Highly-spectrally-efficient reception using orthogonal frequency division multiplexing: Circuitry for use in a receiver may comprise: a front-end circuit operable to receive an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) symbol on a first number of physical subcarriers. The circuitry may comprise a decoding circuit operable to decode the OFDM symbol using an inter-carrier interference (ICI) model, the decoding resulting... Agent: Magnacom Ltd.

20140321524 - Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving data in multicarrier communication system: A method and an apparatus for transmitting and receiving data in a filter bank based multicarrier communication system are provided. The method includes receiving a plurality of data blocks and performing an Inverse Fast Fourier Transform (IFFT) operation on the plurality of data blocks, multiplying the plurality of data blocks... Agent: Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation, Yonsei University

20140321527 - Image transmission device, image transmission method, image reception device, and image reception method: In prior art documents, no consideration is given as to how to more faithfully preserve image (here and subsequently also termed “video”) data of larger size during transmission. Provided is an image transmission device for transmission of image data, characterized by having a compression processor for compressing image data, and... Agent:

20140321530 - Quality scalable coding with mapping different ranges of bit depths: A more efficient way of addressing different bit-depths, or different bit-depths and chroma sampling format requirements is achieved by using a low bit-depth and/or low-chroma resolution representation for providing a respective base layer data stream representing this low bit-depth and/or low-chroma resolution representation as well as for providing a higher... Agent:

20140321531 - Variable length coding method and variable length decoding method: A variable length coding method is comprised of: a coefficient value scanning step in which an RL sequence generation unit, a reordering unit, and a binarization unit scan coefficient values within a block in a predetermined scanning order starting at a higher-frequency component toward a lower-frequency component; and an arithmetic... Agent:

20140321528 - Video encoding and/or decoding method and video encoding and/or decoding apparatus: The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for processing a video, wherein the apparatus includes a controller to parse a parameter set from an input bitstream and a plurality of video processing units to process video data by a frame unit in parallel based on the parsed parameter... Agent: Intellectual Discovery Co., Ltd.

20140321529 - Video encoding and/or decoding method and video encoding and/or decoding apparatus: Disclosed is a video processing apparatus. The video processing apparatus includes a video central processing unit to communicate with a host and to parse parameter information or slice header information from video data input from the host, and a plurality of video processing units to process a video based on... Agent: Intellectual Discovery Co., Ltd.

20140321536 - Image processing apparatus and method: An image processing apparatus and a method for processing an image. The image processing apparatus includes circuitry configured to set, based on a value indicating a minimum coding block size for which a difference quantization parameter is set and based on the difference quantization parameter, a current quantization parameter for... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140321537 - Image processing apparatus and method: An image processing apparatus and a method for processing an image. The image processing apparatus includes circuitry configured to set a current quantization parameter for a current coding block in a layer lower than a layer of a largest coding block and a quantization parameter based on a difference between... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140321538 - Image processing apparatus and method: An image processing apparatus and a method for processing an image. The image processing apparatus includes circuitry configured to decode coded data in a coding block including a hierarchical structure to generate quantized data. The circuitry sets, based on a difference value between a current quantization parameter for a current... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140321539 - Image processing device and method: An image processing device of the present disclosure includes an up-conversion unit configured to up-convert a quantization matrix limited to a size less than or equal to a transmission size that is a maximum size allowed for transmission, from the transmission size to a size that is identical to a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140321535 - Method and apparatus for controlling video bitrate: The present invention may improve image quality of a video image while maintaining fixed bitrates by discrete cosine transforming a pixel value a current frame from a video signal, calculating a complexity of a current frame based on a transform coefficient value of a current frame according to the discrete... Agent: Core Logic Inc.

20140321540 - Multi-layer interlace frame-compatible enhanced resolution video delivery: A video base layer can contain information pertaining to frame-compatible interlace representations of multiple data categories while video enhancement layers can contain interlace or progressive representations and/or frame-compatible representations of these data categories. Video data are encoded and decoded using layered approaches.... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20140321533 - Single-path variable bit rate video compression: Apparatuses, computer readable mediums, and methods of encoding video are disclosed. A video comprising a plurality of frames is encoded. The method may determine whether to encode a frame as an interframe (I frame) or a predicted frame (P frame). An I frame may be encoded with a quantization parameter... Agent: Ati Technologies Ulc

20140321532 - Techniques for coordinating parallel video transcoding: Various embodiments are generally directed to techniques to coordinate control of bitrates among multiple computing devices employed in parallel to transcode portions of a motion video. A device to coordinate parallel video transcoding includes a processor component; and a monitoring component for execution by the processor component to determine whether... Agent:

20140321534 - Video processors for preserving detail in low-light scenes: Video coding systems and methods are provided that protect against various artifacts (e.g., banding artifacts) in decoded frame content. The embodiments to protect against introducing artifacts include pre-processing the input video frame, controlling the encoding parameters and/or post-processing the decoded video frame. A method for encoding a frame may include... Agent: Apple Inc.

20140321541 - Method and apparatus for capturing an image: A method and apparatus are provided for capturing video so that compression and quality can be optimized. During operation, a video recording system will employ a learning algorithm to determine periods when a light bar is on, or active. Reference Intra frames are then stored and used for the subsequent... Agent: Motorola Solutions, Inc.

20140321543 - Method and apparatus for image encoding/decoding: A method and an apparatus for image encoding/decoding are disclosed. The apparatus includes: a block decomposer for decomposing a current block into a plurality of sub-blocks; and an intra prediction encoder for performing an intra prediction encoding by referring to already encoded and decoded adjacent pixel information of each sub-block,... Agent:

20140321542 - New planar prediction mode: New intra planar modes are introduced for predicting digital video data. As part of the new intra planar modes, various methods are offered for predicting a first sample within a prediction unit, where the first sample is needed for referencing to when processing the new intra planar modes. And once... Agent:

20140321544 - Method and device for encoding a sequence of images and method and device for decoding a sequence of images: A method and device for deriving at least one motion information predictor for encoding of an image portion by motion compensation. At least two distinct first and second subsets of motion information predictors of a first set of motion information predictors are provided. Processing of the first subset of motion... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20140321545 - Video encoding method and device: A video encoding method and device, so as to solve a problem that a long-term reference frame as a background frame is unavailable when an irrecoverable error occurs at an encoding end or a decoding end. The method includes: inputting a to-be-encoded video picture; encoding a current frame and specifying... Agent:

20140321548 - Image encoding method and apparatus and image decoding method and apparatus based on motion vector normalization: Provided are an image encoding method and apparatus, and an image decoding method and apparatus. The image encoding method includes: obtaining a variation of a motion estimation error with respect to a homogeneity degree of a motion vector according to mergence, based on a motion vector of each of merged... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140321546 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: A depth correction unit performs a depth weighting prediction process using a depth weighting coefficient and a depth offset based on a depth range indicating a range of a position in a depth direction, which is used when a depth value representing the position in the depth direction as a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140321549 - Method and apparatus for displacement determination by motion compensation with progressive relaxation: Motion estimator apparatus and methods are presented in which a fully constrained nonlinear system of equations combining forward and backward displaced frame difference equations with a plurality of displacement vector invariant equations is solved using the input data from two image frames without approximation and without any additional constraints or... Agent: The Government Of The Us, As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy

20140321547 - Moving picture coding device, moving picture coding method and moving picture coding program, and moving picture decoding device, moving picture decoding method and moving picture decoding program: A merging motion information candidate list construction unit generates a merging motion information candidate list, which is a list of merging motion information candidates, using a spatial merging motion information candidate and a temporal merging motion information candidate. A second merging motion information candidate supplying unit generates a new merging... Agent:

20140321552 - Optimization of deblocking filter parameters: Systems and methods for selection of deblocking parameters are described. These systems and methods are dependent on and can be adjusted based on applications in which deblocking filtering is to be applied. Various deblocking parameters are iteratively applied in a filter, then the respective distortion values are evaluated in order... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20140321550 - Video encoder bit estimator for macroblock encoding: A video transmission system includes an encoder to receive video images, and encode them for transfer to a decoder. The video images include macroblocks having data that are encoded according to a prediction mode, such as inter-prediction or intra-prediction. A bit estimator for the encoded macroblock within the encoder estimates... Agent: Cavium, Inc.

20140321551 - Weighted predictions based on motion information: Weighted predictions may be used in a video encoder or decoder to improve the quality of motion predictions. Systems and methods of video processing with weighted predictions based on motion information are discussed. Specifically, systems and methods of video processing with iterated and refined weighted predictions based on motion information... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20140321553 - Systems and methods for using pre-calculated block hashes for image block matching: A server accesses a previous frame of an image in a video and obtains hash values for each pixel in the previous frame and creates a hash map that stores each of the hash values. The server receives a current frame of the image and separates the current frame into... Agent: Vmware, Inc.

20140321555 - Hybrid backward-compatible signal encoding and decoding: Computer processor hardware: parses a data stream into first portions of encoded data and second portions of encoded data; implements a first decoder to decode the first portions of encoded data into a first rendition of a signal; implements a second decoder to decode the second portions of encoded data... Agent:

20140321556 - Reducing amount of data in video encoding: A method for encoding screen outputs of an application to a series of video sequences, in which each video sequence can comprise an intra-frame (I-frame) and inter-frames (P-frames) relating to the I-frame, and each video sequence is formed for one screen output. The method can comprise forming a first video... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20140321554 - Transcoding management techniques: Techniques for managing the assignment of transcoding tasks to transcoding nodes in a transcoding system are described. In one embodiment, for example, an apparatus may comprise circuitry and a transcoding management module for execution on the circuitry to assign a transcoding task to one of a set of transcoding nodes... Agent:

20140321557 - Transmission, reception and system using multiple antennas: The present disclosure in some embodiments provides transmission, reception and an apparatus using multiple antennas. A transmission apparatus in an embodiment may include first to M-th transmission antennas, where M is a natural number≧2; first to L-th encoders, where L is a natural number≧2; and first to M-th transmission signal... Agent: Intellectual Discovery Co., Ltd.

20140321558 - Video quality measurement considering multiple artifacts: A particular implementation determines objective distortion levels (d,) respectively for a plurality of artifact types. The objective distortion levels are aligned to ensure that the same distortion level of different types of artifacts corresponds to the same perceived distortion level. The aligned distortion levels (d,′) are sorted to obtain sorted... Agent:

20140321559 - Local detection model (ldm) for recursive motion estimation: The present disclosure relates to a method for improving an estimation process, comprising providing an image; detecting a failure area within said image to obtain a failure area map; obtaining a motion or disparity estimation map containing estimation vectors determined in an estimation process; providing a local direction model, LDM,... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140321560 - Method and technical equipment for video encoding and decoding: An encoding and decoding method and technical equipment for the same. The method comprises encoding a picture at various resolutions; determining the position information of samples of each resolution; using the said determined position information during upsampling process of low resolution picture to a higher resolution; and signalling the determined... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20140321561 - System and method for depth based adaptive streaming of video information: Systems and methods for adaptive bitrate streaming of video information are provided. If a depth map can be derived or is independently available for the image sequence, the depth map can be used to selectively blur (effectively reducing the resolution of) background areas and to select encoding quantization parameters by... Agent: DddIPVentures, Ltd.

20140321562 - Differential signal transmission: Transport of differential signals is provided. In one aspect, a telecommunications system includes a first unit and a second unit. The first unit can calculate a differential signal from an original signal. The differential signal can represent a change in signal levels between constant time intervals in the original signal.... Agent: Andrew LLC

20140321563 - Method and apparatus for performing communication in multi-stage beam forming system: A method for performing communication in a multi-stage beam forming system includes determining statistical channel information which indicates a priority of analog beams transmitted by a base station, configuring an adaptive code book for digital beam forming, based on the statistical channel information and analog beams which the base station... Agent: Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology

20140321564 - Techniques to manage dwell times for pilot rotation: Techniques to manage dwell times for pilot rotation are described. An apparatus may comprise a memory configured to store a data structure with a set of modulation and coding schemes (MCS) available to an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) system, each MCS having an associated pilot dwell time. The apparatus... Agent:

20140321566 - Antenna polarization optimization for wireless communications: Embodiments are directed to providing communication between a first device and a second device by: iterating, by the first device, over a number of transmitter antenna polarization types in the first device, constructing, by the first device, a number of data units based on each of the transmitter antenna polarization... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20140321568 - Method and apparatus for managing control channel in a mobile communication system using multiple antennas: Methods and apparatuses are provided for transmitting control information to a terminal, by a base station, in a Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) mobile communication system. The control information is generated including a field indicating either a precoding scheme or a pilot format according to a type of pilot used... Agent:

20140321565 - Multiple-input multiple-output (mimo) communication system: A multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) capable system is contemplated. The communication system may include a signal processor configured to separate an input stream into multiple signal paths to facilitate simultaneous transport through a communication medium. The capability to simultaneously transmit multiples signal paths may be beneficial in order to maximize throughput... Agent: Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.

20140321567 - Transmission/reception apparatus and method for supporting mimo technology in a forward link of a high rate packet data system: Methods and apparatus are provided for transmitting and receiving data in a communication system with a plurality of antennas. A method includes informing information related to a transmission time interval for transmission based on a second type reference signal; and transmitting data based on the second type reference signal in... Agent:

20140321569 - Variable size codebook for mimo system: In a method of selecting a codebook for precoding a wireless transmission signal, a characteristic of a wireless communication channel is measured, and a codebook size is selected using (i) an expected throughput for each of a plurality of different codebook sizes given the measured characteristic of the wireless communication... Agent:

20140321570 - Technique for crosstalk reduction: A technique for cancelling or reducing crosstalk signals between controlled oscillators in an integrated circuit is provided. The technique involves an arrangement adapted to reduce a crosstalk signal generated by a first controlled oscillator to a second oscillator both comprised in the integrated circuit, wherein both controlled oscillators are configured... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20140321572 - Ofdm transmitter device having a symbol generator for generating non-zero control symbols, and ofdm transmission method including generating non-zero control symbols: An OFDM transmitter and an OFDM receiver respectively transmit and receive N (N≧2, N is an integer) control symbols. For each control symbol, a guard interval time-domain signal is, for example, identical to a signal obtained by frequency-shifting at least a portion of a useful symbol time-domain signal by an... Agent:

20140321573 - Radio communication apparatus and communication method: Wireless communication wherein channel estimation accuracy is improved while keeping the position of each bit in a frame, even when a modulation system having a large modulation multiple value is used for a data symbol. An encoding operation encodes and outputs transmitting data (bit string) and a bit converting operation... Agent:

20140321571 - Systems/methods of transmitting information via baseband waveforms comprising frequency content agility and an orthogonality therebetween: Communications systems and/or methods are disclosed that may be used to convey information by forming, and then using, a plurality of frequency agile baseband waveforms, wherein any two different waveforms of the plurality of frequency agile baseband waveforms comprise an orthogonality therebetween. The systems/methods disclosed can convey information by mapping... Agent: Eices Research, Inc.

20140321574 - Network signal transmission match device: A network signal transmission match device includes at least a substrate, at least a signal transmission component set, and at least a signal transformer connected in series with the signal transmission component set. The signal transmission component set is formed of at least a capacitor and an inductor connected in... Agent: Kinnexa, Inc.

20140321575 - Transmission device, reception device, transmission method, and reception method: In a MIMO system performing MIMO transmission using a plurality of antennas, BER characteristics are improved. A transmission device includes a mapping unit that maps a transmission signal onto the IQ plane to generate carrier-modulated carrier symbols, a frequency/transmit antenna interleaving unit (frequency/polarized wave interleaving unit) that interleaves the carrier... Agent:

20140321576 - Transmitter diversity with a passive mixer network: A transmitter circuit with a passive mixer network includes a first outbound signal path configured to carry a first outbound signal. The transmitter circuit includes a second outbound signal path configured to carry a second outbound signal. The transmitter circuit includes N passive mixers coupled to the first and second... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20140321577 - Phase interpolator: A phase interpolator is provided. The phase interpolator includes a plurality of capacitors, a first input for a clock signal, a second input for a phase shift clock signal and an output. The phase interpolator is configured to provide an interpolated, modulated phase information signal by switching, dependent on a... Agent:

20140321578 - Efficient signal processing for receive and transmit dbf arrays: In a phased-array communications system with a distributed processing architecture, channelized beamforming is used to minimize sampling and computational requirements, as well as reduce the data rates required for the communication of data and control information between system components. A central processor within the phased array system performs parallelized synthesis... Agent: Cubic Corporation

20140321579 - System and method for tuning a serial link: A system and method are provided for tuning a serial link. The method includes receiving, by a receiver circuit, an offset correction pattern transmitted over a serial link and sampling the received offset correction pattern based on an offset correction parameter to generate a sampled signal. A distribution of the... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20140321583 - Apparatus and associated methods for switching between antennas in a multi-antenna receiver: Described herein are one or more apparatus, that at least partially synchronise with a first radio-frequency signal from a first antenna element, of an array of spatially distributed antenna elements in a multi-antenna array receiver, to determine the position of at least one of a repeated guard interval in the... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20140321581 - Methods and systems to detect the occurrence of erroneous demodulated bits for decision feedback demodulation: Systems and methods to detect the occurrence of erroneous demodulated bits for decision feedback demodulation are disclosed. In one implementation, an apparatus for detecting demodulation bit errors of a plurality of modulated bits includes a memory component configured to store a first threshold and a second threshold. The apparatus further... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140321582 - Parallel data processing: Various embodiments of the present invention provide a method and apparatus for parallel data processing. In one embodiment of the present invention, there is provided a method for parallel data processing, comprising: receiving baseband data corresponding to multiple antennas from uplink data; converting the baseband data from time-domain signals to... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140321580 - Signal processing method: A demapping scheme, having a low computational cost, suitable for any transmission in which only exhaustive demapping can guarantee good performance. The scheme, proposed in this document, can be used in any transmission based on no differential modulation. For example the proposed scheme can be directly applied to a transmission... Agent: Abilis Systems S&#xc0 Rl

20140321584 - Interference reduction method: This interference reduction method in a receiver (2) comprising at least two antennas (4, 6), each receiving a signal transmitted through a radio propagation channel, comprises the following steps:—weighting (20) of each of the signals received with a weighting vector associated respectively with a respective antenna of the receiver;—combination (22)... Agent:

20140321585 - Method and apparatus for rapid synchronization of shift register related symbol sequences: A sequence generator implemented on a receiver is synchronized with a sequence generator at a transmitter. The receiver receives k n-state symbols, with k>1 and n>1 wherein each of the k n-state symbols is associated with a generating state of the sequence generator at the transmitter. A processor in the... Agent:

20140321586 - System for high-clock synchronization and stability: Systems and methods for high-clock synchronization and stability are disclosed.... Agent: Greina Technologies, Inc.

  
10/23/2014 > 69 patent applications in 37 patent subcategories.

20140314125 - Methods and apparatus for signal transmission and reception in a broadband communication system: In a broadband wireless communication system, a spread spectrum signal is intentionally overlapped with an OFDM signal, in a time domain, a frequency domain, or both. The OFDM signal, which inherently has a high spectral efficiency, is used for carrying broadband data or control information. The spread spectrum signal, which... Agent:

20140314126 - Method and apparatus for continuous phase modulation preamble encoding and decoding: Certain aspects of the present disclosure relate to a method for generating single carrier signals with spread-spectrum coded preambles using constant envelope 2-CPM modulation for transmission in a wireless communication system, and for efficient despreading method at a receiver.... Agent:

20140314127 - Interference cancellation method and system: Embodiments of the present invention relate to an interference cancellation method and system. The interference cancellation system of the present invention includes a centralized cancellation unit and at least two signal processing units, where at least a part of signal processing units in the at least two signal processing units... Agent:

20140314128 - Methods for lte cell search with large frequency offset: Methods and devices for LTE cell search with large frequency offset are disclosed. In one embodiment of the invention, a UE divides the received signals into multiple frequency bins and transforms the signals into frequency domain through FFT. The UE performs correlating measures between the received signals and reference signals.... Agent: Mediatek Singapore Pte Ltd.

20140314129 - Vlf transmit antenna system, method and apparatus: There is provided a Very Low Frequency (VLF) transmit antenna system, method, and apparatus for creating a magnetic field at low frequencies suitable for communications through the earth or other thick, solid barriers. At least two loop antennas are arranged such that a magnetic field of each one of the... Agent: Vital Alert Communication Inc

20140314130 - Harmonic data transfer in rotary wing aircraft: A rotary wing aircraft includes a rotor assembly includes a rotor sensor generating a rotor sensor time domain signal; a rotor transform module converting the rotor sensor time domain signal to a rotor sensor frequency domain signal; and a rotor transceiver for transmitting the rotor sensor frequency domain signal over... Agent:

20140314131 - Signal transceiver with enhanced return loss in power-off state: A signal transceiver with enhanced return loss in a power-off state includes a connector, a band-pass filter, a front-end module and an impedance transformation circuit. The impedance transformation circuit is coupled between the band-pass filter and the front-end module for transforming an input impedance of the signal transceiver, and includes... Agent:

20140314132 - Transmission arrangement and method for analyzing an amplified transmission signal: A transmission arrangement is disclosed having an amplifier which is set up to amplify a transmission signal and to provide it as an amplified transmission signal in differential form, an analysis circuit for determining a property of the amplified transmission signal, and a differential feedback path which is set up... Agent:

20140314133 - Method, apparatus, and system for phase jump detection: The present invention provides a phase jump detection method, apparatus, and system. In embodiments of the present invention, by collecting N frequency control words, a phase jump in an intermediate frequency signal is detected according to the N frequency control words. An extra phase jump meter is not required, and... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20140314134 - Method and device for locating an impairment within a telecommunication line: A method for locating an impairment within a telecommunication line may include determining measurement data related to the telecommunication line and estimating a location of the impairment depending on the measurement data. The measurement data includes crosstalk data including at least one transfer function element of a crosstalk matrix. The... Agent: Alcatel-lucent

20140314135 - Vector signal analyzer: Disclosed in the present invention is a vector signal analyzer, which relates to communication technology. The vector signal analyzer comprises: a radio frequency front end splitting module, for splitting the received signals to at least, two signals; an analog signal processing module, for performing radio frequency/micro wave processing and analog-digital... Agent: Datang Mobile Communication Equipment Co., Ltd

20140314136 - Passive equalizer and high-speed digital signal transmission system using the same: Disclosed herein are a passive equalizer and a high-speed digital signal transmission system, including first and second impedances connected in series to a first transfer line, third and fourth impedances connected in series to a second transfer line, a first inductor connected in parallel between the first impedance and the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140314138 - Back channel adaptation for transmission under peak power constraints: A method comprises adapting a first tap weight of an equalizer, wherein a second tap weight of the equalizer is based at least in part on the first tap weight. Adapting the first tap weight further comprises computing a gradient from a data signal, an error signal and a channel... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20140314137 - Method and apparatus for a single-carrier wireless communication system: A method of communication comprises partitioning a single-carrier data stream into equal-size blocks, and partitioning each block into a plurality of equal-size sub-blocks. A first set of cyclic prefixes and/or postfixes is inserted into the blocks to allow a linear convolution of a frequency-selective multipath channel having a long delay... Agent:

20140314142 - Apparatus of decoding video data: Provided is an apparatus that derives a luma intra prediction mode and a chroma intra prediction mode, determines a size of a luma transform unit and a size of a chroma transform unit using luma transform size information, adaptively filters the reference pixels of a current luma block based on... Agent: Infobridge Pte. Ltd.

20140314140 - Indication of cross-layer picture type alignment in multi-layer video coding: In one example, the disclosure is directed to techniques that include receiving a bitstream comprising at least a syntax element, a first network abstraction layer unit type, and a coded access unit comprising a plurality of pictures. The techniques further include determining a value of the syntax element which indicates... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140314143 - Method and apparatus for coefficient scan based on partition mode of prediction unit: Provided are a method and an apparatus for coefficient scan on the base of a partition mode of a prediction unit. The method comprises the steps of: determining a scan method on the basis of a partition mode of a prediction unit; and encoding the information about the scan method,... Agent:

20140314144 - Method for encoding and decoding images, encoding and decoding device, and corresponding computer programs: A method for encoding an image having been cut up into partitions. The method includes: predicting data of a current partition based on an already encoded and then decoded reference partition, generating a predicted partition; determining residual data by comparing data relating to the current partition with the predicted partition,... Agent:

20140314139 - System and method for adaptive bandwidth management: System and method embodiments are provided for adaptive bandwidth management for transporting rendered graphics in a virtual desktop infrastructure. The embodiments include a video detection algorithm that enables a driver for a graphics processor at the server's end to identify displayed video data at the user's end. The driver identifies... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

20140314141 - Video encoding method and apparatus, and video decoding method and apparatus based on signaling of sample adaptive offset parameters: Signaling of a sample adaptive offset (SAO) parameter determined to minimize an error between an original image and a reconstructed image during video encoding and decoding operations. A video encoding method of signaling an SAO parameter includes, from among largest coding units (LCUs) of a video, obtaining prediction information before... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140314145 - Method of encoding picture and picture encoding device: A quantization step of performing quantization of input information based on a value of a quantization parameter and decreasing an amount of information; an entropy encoding step of performing entropy encoding processing with respect to an output of the quantization step, and outputting a code generated as a result of... Agent:

20140314146 - Image processing apparatus and method: There is provided an image processing apparatus which includes a division unit dividing an image into a plurality of images in a bit depth direction, and an encoding unit encoding respectively some or all of the plurality of images acquired by dividing the image in the bit depth direction by... Agent: Tokyo Metropolitan University

20140314148 - Apparatus, a method and a computer program for video coding and decoding: A method and related apparatus for decoding an image sequence from a bitstream, wherein an identifier indicating if all output pictures are decodable with a predefined set of reference pictures is decoded; an indication of required reference pictures for a given output picture is decoded; the indicated at least one... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20140314150 - Codeword assignment for intra chroma mode signaling for hevc: Intra prediction is used in state-of-the-art video coding standards such as AVC. The intra prediction modes are coded into the bitstream. Luma and chroma components could potentially have different prediction modes. For chroma components, there are 5 different modes defined in AVC: vertical, horizontal, DC, diagonal down right, and “same... Agent:

20140314151 - Codeword assignment for intra chroma mode signaling for hevc: Intra prediction is used in state-of-the-art video coding standards such as AVC. The intra prediction modes are coded into the bitstream. Luma and chroma components could potentially have different prediction modes. For chroma components, there are 5 different modes defined in AVC: vertical, horizontal, DC, diagonal down right, and “same... Agent:

20140314147 - Harmonized inter-view and view synthesis prediction for 3d video coding: There are disclosed various methods, apparatuses and computer program products for video encoding. The type of prediction used for a reference picture index may be signaled in the video bit-stream. The omission of motion vectors from the video bit-stream for a certain image element may also be signaled; signaling may... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20140314149 - Method and apparatus for encoding residual block, and method and apparatus for decoding residual block: A decoding apparatus includes a splitter which splits the image into a plurality of maximum coding units, hierarchically splits a maximum coding unit among the plurality of maximum coding units into a plurality of coding units, and determines one or more transformation residual blocks from a coding unit among the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140314153 - 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:

20140314152 - Methods and apparatus for motion search refinement in a simd array processor: Various approaches for motion search refinement in a processing element are discussed. A k/2+L+k/2 register stores an expanded row of an L×L macro block. A k-tap filter horizontally interpolates over the expanded row generating horizontal interpolation results. A transpose storage unit stores the interpolated results generated by the k-tap filter... Agent: Altera Corporation

20140314154 - Video encoding device, video encoding method, and program: A video encoding device uses fractional pixel accuracy motion compensation prediction based on a DCT interpolation filter, and includes: a fractional pixel accuracy motion vector search unit 10 for estimating a fractional pixel accuracy motion vector using an interpolation filter 11 different from a DCT interpolation filter 21; and a... Agent:

20140314155 - System and method for transferring data: A system and a method transmit data in a first codec from a first terminal to a second terminal. The first terminal establishes a connection with the second terminal and/or transmits, transfers and/or sends the data to the second terminal via the connection between the first terminal and the second... Agent: Packetvideo Corp.

20140314156 - Systems and methods for securing a digital communications link: A digital data signal, such as a digital video signal, is intentionally pre-distorted before being sent over a network. In one embodiment, this pre-distortion may be performed in accordance with a pre-distortion pattern or algorithm which is shared with only intended receivers. The pre-distortion pattern may be used to vary... Agent:

20140314158 - Device and method for transmitting/receiving a packet in communication system: The present invention relates to a device and method for transmitting/receiving a packet in a communication system. The present invention includes: the processes of determining at least one MPEG media transport (MMT) asset protected by an application layer forward error correction (AL-FEC); determining at least one FEC flow for transmitting... Agent:

20140314157 - Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving packet in a communication system: A method for encoding a packet in a broadcasting system supporting an Internet Protocol (IP)-based multimedia service is provided. The method includes dividing a data stream into data payloads, generating a Motion Picture Expert Group (MPEG) Media Transport (MMT) packet by adding a first header to each of the data... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140314159 - Image processing device and method: A type E0 of an LCU 115 and its coefficient are determined on the encoder side. The coefficient of the type E0 was sent to the decoder side at the time of the LCU 111, and has been stored in an EO buffer included in an adaptive offset filter on... Agent:

20140314161 - Digital signal processing for plc communications having communication frequencies: Aspects of the present disclosure are directed toward receiver devices and methods of using receiver devices. One such method can include converting, using an analog-to-digital converter (ADC), and an analog input signal from power distribution lines that carry power using alternating current (AC) to a digital form. This input digital... Agent: Landis+gyr Technologies, LLC

20140314160 - Methods and systems for vehicle broadband connection to a data network: Methods and systems for communicating data between an aircraft and a ground-based unit are provided. The method includes integrating a Broadband over Power Line (BPL) module and inductive coupler into the ground-based unit, communicatively coupling the aircraft to the ground-based unit, initiating a Broadband over Power Line (BPL) link between... Agent: The Boeing Company

20140314164 - Grid-controlled x-ray source and space x-ray communication system and method: The disclosure relates to a grid-controlled X-ray source, a space X-ray communication system and a space X-ray communication method. The structure of the grid-controlled X-ray source is: one end of the filament is grounded and the other end is connected with the anode of a power supply, the thermionic cathode... Agent: Xi'an Institute Of Optics And Precision Mechanics Of Cas

20140314162 - Method, apparatus, and system for sending and receiving service data: Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method, an apparatus, and a system for sending and receiving service data, where the method includes: first, obtaining, by a sending end, a target modulation mode different from a current modulation mode; and then, generating, by the sending end, invalid data, and temporarily... Agent:

20140314163 - Transmitting device and receiving device: A transmitting device includes a parallel data generation unit and a transmitting unit. The parallel data generation unit generates first serial data and second serial data from a data packet, converts the first serial data and second serial data respectively into first parallel data and second parallel data, transmits the... Agent:

20140314165 - Method for identifying ofdm communication signal using ofdm symbol estimation: A method provides an identifying OFDM communication signal using OFDM symbol estimation. In view of the above, the present invention provides an apparatus and method for identifying an OFDM communication signal using an OFDM symbol estimation, which is capable of analyzing the OFDM signal with a high accuracy in a... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20140314166 - Adaptive signaling and feedback for multi-user multiple input multiple output (mu-mimo): Embodiments recognize that Multi-User Multiple Input Multiple Output (MU-MIMO) performance can be greatly enhanced if additional parameters are provided to the User Equipment (UE) during link adaptation and/or data demodulation. Recognizing the overhead that such signaling entails, embodiments provide MU-MIMO enhancement solutions that identify and signal only those parameters that... Agent:

20140314167 - Apparatus and method for transmitting and receiving feedback information in beamforming communication system: A method for operating a mobile station in a mobile communication system. The method includes: receiving a plurality of transmit (Tx) beam signals from a base station; generating indication information for indicating a difference in arrival time between effective Tx beam signals selected from the received Tx beam signals; and... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140314168 - Data transmission method, apparatus, and system: Embodiments of the present invention provide a data transmission method, apparatus, and system. The method includes receiving transmitter antenna quality information sent by a receiver; determining, according to the transmitter antenna quality information, a transmitter antenna that transmits data; switching a first transmission mode to a second transmission mode when... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20140314169 - Method and apparatus for processing feedback in a wireless communication system: A method and apparatus for processing feedback implemented in a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) comprises estimating a channel matrix. The effective channel is calculated and a precoding matrix is selected. Feedback bits are generated and transmitted.... Agent: Interdigital Technology Corporation

20140314170 - Wireless power transfer in-band communication system: A wireless charging in-band communication system includes a transmitter module that formats a message using CRC calculation and attaches the results of the CRC calculation to the message for message error detection. The transmitter includes channel encoding for message error correction. A modulation module performs biphase modulation for DC balanced... Agent:

20140314171 - Mismatched differential circuit: A differential amplifier including: a first amplifier leg including a first transistor, and a second amplifier leg including a second transistor. Here, the first transistor is configured to have a bulk potential different from a bulk potential of the second transistor. The first amplifier leg and the second amplifier leg,... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140314173 - Pvt tolerant differential circuit: An automatically calibrated differential amplifier including: an input stage differential amplifier configured to receive a input differential signal, to differentially amplify the input differential signal to generate an input stage output differential signal, and to have an input stage bias current; and a replica stage differential amplifier configured to automatically... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140314172 - Stacked comparator topology for multi-level signaling: A system and method for detecting signal levels in a multi-level signaling receiver. In one embodiment, a plurality of comparators, each including a differential pair, such as a differential pair of field-effect transistors (FETs) are assembled in a stacked configuration so that in some states current flows through FETs of... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140314174 - Transmitter diversity technique for wireless communications: A simple block coding arrangement is created with symbols transmitted over a plurality of transmit channels, in connection with coding that comprises only simple arithmetic operations, such as negation and conjugation. The diversity created by the transmitter utilizes space diversity and either time or frequency diversity. Space diversity is effected... Agent:

20140314175 - Wireless transmission: A wireless communication device (400) is arranged to transmit a transmission signal in an assigned channel bandwidth. The wireless communication device (400) comprises: a local oscillator (460) arranged to generate a local oscillator signal at a local oscillator frequency and a modulator (434) arranged for converting in-phase and quadrature-phase components... Agent: Ericsson Modems Sa

20140314177 - Apparatus for transmitting broadcast signals, apparatus for receiving broadcast signals, method for transmitting broadcast signals and method for receiving broadcast signals: The present invention provides a method of transmitting broadcast signals. The method includes, formatting input streams into Data Pipe, DP, data; Low-Density Parity-Check, LDPC, encoding the DP data according to a code rate; bit interleaving the LDPC encoded DP data; mapping the bit interleaved DP data onto constellations according to... Agent:

20140314179 - Data modulation method and apparatus and data processing system: Embodiments of the present invention provide a data modulation method and apparatus. The method includes: recognizing a type of data to be sent, where the data to be sent includes multiple types of data; and carrying at least one type of data in the data to be sent in a... Agent:

20140314178 - Digital wireless transmitter having parallel structure and wireless communication system including the same: A digital wireless transmitter is provided. The digital wireless transmitter includes a serial-to-parallel converter, a delta-sigma modulator (DSM), and a radio frequency (RF) converter. The serial-to-parallel converter is configured to interpolate a serial digital input signal and to output N parallel signals, where N is a positive integer greater than... Agent:

20140314180 - Methods and arrangements for employing coded transmissions: For use for example in communications or remote sensing, there is output a finite sequence of code values. A code value in said finite sequence of code values has a validity period specific to that code value. There are code values of different validity periods in said finite sequence of... Agent:

20140314176 - Non-linear modeling of a physical system using two-dimensional look-up table with bilinear interpolation: Methods and apparatus are provided for non-linear modeling of a physical system using two-dimensional look-up tables with bilinear interpolation. A non-linear function is evaluated for a complex input value by obtaining a two-dimensional (2D) look-up table with bilinear interpolation that represents the non-linear function; obtaining four points from the 2D... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20140314182 - Modeling of a target volterra series using an orthogonal parallel wiener decomposition: Improved techniques are provided for modeling a target Volterra series using an orthogonal parallel Weiner decomposition. A target Volterra Series is modeled by obtaining the target Volterra Series V comprised of a plurality of terms up to degree K; providing a parallel Wiener decomposition representing the target Volterra Series V,... Agent:

20140314181 - Non-linear modeling of a physical system using look-up table with polynomial interpolation: Methods and apparatus are provided for non-linear modeling of a physical system using look-up tables with polynomial interpolation. A non-linear function is evaluated for a complex input value by obtaining at least one look-up table with polynomial interpolation that represents the non-linear function, wherein entries in the look-up table comprise... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20140314183 - Scattered pilot pattern and channel estimation method for mimo-ofdm systems: A method and apparatus are provided for reducing the number of pilot symbols within a MIMO-OFDM communication system, and for improving channel estimation within such a system. For each transmitting antenna in an OFDM transmitter, pilot symbols are encoded so as to be unique to the transmitting antenna. The encoded... Agent:

20140314184 - Wireless transmitter for multi-mode concurrent transmission of signals complying with different communication standards: A wireless transmitter has a digital baseband module and a radio-frequency (RF) transmitter. The digital baseband module generates a multi-mode modulated signal by using a plurality of digital synthesizers. The RF transmitter has a frequency synthesizer and a digital power amplifier (DPA). The frequency synthesizer generates an oscillation signal with... Agent: Mediatek Inc.

20140314185 - Method and apparatus for impulsive noise mitigation using adaptive blanker based on bpsk modulation system: A method for impulsive noise mitigation using an adaptive blanker based on BPSK modulation system includes estimating narrowband Middleton parameters of impulsive noise from signals received for a fixed time period; calculating a threshold using the estimated narrowband Middleton parameters; operating the first blanker to suppress impulsive noise from the... Agent: Industry-university Cooperation Foundation Hanyang University

20140314186 - Loop-through for multi-chip communication systems: Methods and systems are provided for loop-through for multi-chip communication systems. Receiver circuitry, that is operable to receive one or more input feeds, may comprise a plurality of chips, each of which may be configurable to generate a corresponding output comprising one or more feed elements (e.g., channels) extracted from... Agent: Maxlinear, Inc.

20140314187 - Ofdm communication system and method having a reduced peak-to-average power ratio: An OFDM system embeds sequence information in the transmitted signal that reduces peak average power ratio (PAP) with minimal impact on the overall system efficiency. A marker is embedded onto the transmitted information that is used to identify the combining (inversion) sequence at the receiver. In one embodiment, selected tones... Agent:

20140314188 - Interference cancellation in variable codelength systems for multi-access communication: A receiver employs low-rate processing to synthesize the effect of high-rate interference in a received multi-rate signal. Each high-rate subchannel is analyzed on its low-rate descendents to produce symbol estimates for each low-rate symbol interval. The symbol estimates are applied to low-rate descendent subchannels, which are then combined to synthesize... Agent: Iii Holdings 1. LLC.

20140314189 - Receiver: Provided is a receiver to improve the accuracy of estimating a covariance matrix RI+N based on a data signal. In an IRC receiver 10 according to the present invention, a data signal is configured to be transmitted in an SFBC pair including two resource elements, an estimated covariance matrix RI+N... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20140314190 - Methods and systems for clocking a physical layer interface: A method for clocking a physical layer (“PHY”) and a controller of a computing device, comprises the steps of: generating a reference clock signal; synchronizing a plurality of clock signals as a function of the reference clock signal; and clocking the controller and the PHY using the plurality of synchronized... Agent: Kool Chip, Inc.

20140314191 - Distributed phase-correction circuit: A distributed phase-correction circuit is described. This distributed phase-correction circuit reduces jitter in a delay line by averaging edge delay through local feedback of signals internal to the delay line. In particular, the distributed phase-correction circuit includes a delay line with multiple cascaded first phase-alignment elements that each delay the... Agent: Oracle International Corporation

20140314192 - Method and apparatus for smoothing jitter generated by byte stuffing: Systems and methods for smoothing jitter generated by byte stuffing. A frequency synthesizer comprises a smoothing logic coupled with a PLL. The smoothing logic is configured to modify a phase error signal generated by a phase frequency detector into a distributed phase error signal that spread over multiple clock cycles.... Agent: Applied Micro Circuits Corporation

20140314193 - Wireless data receiving device and a method of receiving wireless data using the same: A method of receiving wireless data is provided. The method includes generating a plurality of local clocks having different delayed phases with respect to a carrier wave during a carrier wave period and receiving a data packet using the plurality of local clocks. The plurality of local clocks includes at... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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