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04/16/2015 > 97 patent applications in 34 patent subcategories.

20150103870 - Apparatus and method for transmitting synchronization signal: A synchronization signal transmitting apparatus generates a plurality of different primary synchronization signals that are transmitted in an ultra frame unit within one super ultra frame and generates one secondary synchronization signal that is transmitted in a frame unit within one super ultra frame.... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20150103871 - Satellite signal receiving device and electronic device: A satellite signal reception device can reliably execute a satellite signal reception process. The satellite signal reception device has a reception time setting unit 71 that sets a reception time; a timekeeping unit that keeps internal time; and a scheduled reception control unit 72 that executes a time-based reception process... Agent:

20150103872 - Radio frequency carrier generation architecture: A method of compensating carrier tone generation between duty cycles includes receiving a carrier frequency signal and a reference frequency signal, where the carrier frequency signal is mixed with a communication signal in a signal path. The method includes determining a first and second time differences between the carrier frequency... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20150103874 - Apparatus and method for self-testing a component for signal recovery: A circuit having a component for signal recovery, such as an adaptive equalizer, may be tested in order to ensure that the component operates properly. Unfortunately, external test equipment may be expensive and prone to being damaged. According to an aspect of the disclosure, there is provided a circuit including... Agent:

20150103873 - Systems and methods for measurement of electrical channel loss: In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, a method for characterizing electrical characteristics of a communication channel between a transmitter of a first information handling resource and a receiver of a second information handling resource may include receiving a test signal at the receiver from the transmitter during an... Agent: Dell Products L.p.

20150103876 - Partial response decision feedback equalizer with selection circuitry having hold state: A partial response decision feedback equalizer (PrDFE) includes a receiver including at least first and second comparators operative to compare an input signal representing a sequence of symbols against respective thresholds and to respectively generate first and second receiver outputs. A first selection stage is provided to select (a) between... Agent:

20150103875 - Partial response equalizer and related method: A multi-phase partial response receiver supports various incoming data rates by sampling PrDFE output values at a selected one of at least two clock phases. The receiver includes a calibration circuit that performs a timing analysis of critical data paths in the circuit, and this analysis is then used to... Agent:

20150103877 - Electro-magnetic interference reduction for switched signal systems: In one embodiment, a method receives a pulse width modulation signal. A value that is a function of the pulse width modulation signal is determined. The value is used to modulate a switching frequency of the pulse width modulation signal to generate a modulated pulse width modulation signal. The applied... Agent:

20150103878 - Device and method for scalable coding of video information: An apparatus configured to code video information includes a memory unit and a processor in communication with the memory unit. The memory unit is configured to store video information associated with a base layer (BL) and an enhancement layer (EL), the BL having a BL picture in a first access... Agent:

20150103879 - Image coding method, image coding apparatus, image decoding method and image decoding apparatus: An encoding and decoding apparatus is provided for performing arithmetic encoding and arithmetic decoding. The encoding apparatus encodes in a first bitstream first last position information, indicating a horizontal position and a vertical position of a last non-zero coefficient in a predetermined order from among a plurality of coefficients within... Agent: Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America

20150103889 - Adaptive filtering based upon boundary strength: Adjacent regions are identified in an image. Coding parameters for the adjacent regions are identified. Selective filtering is performed at the region between the identified adjacent regions.... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20150103880 - Adaptive video compression for latency control: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for adaptively compressing video frames. The technique includes encoding a first plurality of video frames based on a first video compression algorithm to generate first encoded video frames and transmitting the first encoded video frames to a client device. The... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20150103887 - Device and method for scalable coding of video information: An apparatus configured to code video information includes a memory unit and a processor in communication with the memory unit. The memory unit is configured to store video information associated with a first video layer and a second video layer. The processor is configured to process a first instance of... Agent:

20150103886 - High level syntax for hevc extensions: A video coding device may identify a network abstraction layer (NAL) unit. The video coding device may determine whether the NAL unit includes an active parameter set for a current layer. When the NAL unit includes the active parameter set for the current layer, the video coding device may set... Agent: Vid Scale, Inc.

20150103881 - Image decoding method and apparatus using same: An image decoding method includes: receiving information on a set of reference pictures for configuring a set of reference pictures of a current picture, wherein the information on the set of reference pictures includes MSB that may calculate the MSB of POC of a long-term reference picture relative to the... Agent:

20150103882 - Method and apparatus for determining reference picture set of image: A method of determining a reference picture set (RPS), which is a set of reference pictures used in predictive decoding of a current picture that is to be decoded, is provided. The method includes: obtaining a flag indicating whether the RPS is determined based on picture order count (POC) values... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20150103883 - Method and apparatus for fast intra prediction: An intra prediction method includes at least the following steps: performing a distortion estimation to evaluate a distortion value of a specific block under an intra prediction mode and a transform unit size; using the evaluated distortion value to set a distortion value of the specific block under a first... Agent:

20150103885 - Real time ip video transmission with high resilience to network errors: A method and system related to video transmission to increase resiliency to network errors, such as packet loss. Packet loss can lead to low quality or broken audio, pixilation, image freeze, and other distortions of a video signal. The system and method utilizes packet retransmission and FEC in combination to... Agent:

20150103884 - Signaling for sub-decoded picture buffer (sub-dpb) based dpb operations in video coding: A method of decoding video data including receiving an encoded video bitstream that includes a plurality of pictures and storing the plurality of pictures in one or more sub-DPBs. The method further including receiving a respective set of sub-DPB parameters for each respective operation point of the encoded video bitstream.... Agent:

20150103888 - Support of multi-mode extraction for multi-layer video codecs: A computing device may obtain, from a first bitstream that includes a coded representation of the video data, a Supplemental Enhancement Information (SEI) message that includes an indication of an extraction mode that was used to produce the first bitstream. If the extraction mode is the first extraction mode, the... Agent:

20150103890 - Image coding method, image decoding method, image coding apparatus, image decoding apparatus, image coding and decoding apparatus: An image coding method includes: coding (i) coefficient information, (ii) a first flag indicating whether to quantize one or more blocks using quantization, (iii) a second flag indicating whether the plurality of quantization matrices are included in a sequence parameter set, and (iv) a third flag indicating whether the plurality... Agent:

20150103891 - Method for decoding chroma image: Provided is a method that derives a chroma intra prediction mode of a prediction unit, determines a size of a current chroma block using luma transform size information, generates a chroma prediction block of the current chroma block using the chroma intra prediction mode, generates a chroma residual block of... Agent:

20150103892 - Quantization matrix compression in video coding: A method of quantization matrix compression in a video encoder is provided that includes preprocessing a quantization matrix by performing at least one selected from down-sampling the quantization matrix and imposing 135 degree symmetry on the quantization matrix, performing zigzag scanning on the pre-processed quantization matrix to generate a one... Agent:

20150103893 - Video compression using multiple variable length coding methods for multiple types of transform coefficient blocks: Classifying a series of quantized transform coefficients of a block of image data into one of a pre-defined plurality of classes for entropy coding, and entropy coding the block. A class is defined by at least the size of the block and typically but not necessarily one or more other... Agent:

20150103894 - Systems and methods to limit lag between a client and a server for remote computing: Novel solutions are described herein for providing a consistent quality of service, latency-wise, for remote processing by managing the process queues in a processing server and temporarily pausing frame production and delivery to limit the lag experienced by a user in a client device. The claimed embodiments limit the latency... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20150103895 - Electronic devices for signaling multiple initial buffering parameters: An electronic device for sending a message is described. The electronic device includes a processor and instructions stored in memory that is in electronic communication with the processor.... Agent:

20150103903 - Device and method for scalable coding of video information: An apparatus configured to code video information includes a memory unit and a processor in communication with the memory unit. The memory unit is configured to store video information associated with a first video layer having a first picture in a first access unit. The processor is configured to determine... Agent:

20150103897 - Image encoding/decoding method and device using same: The image decoding method according to the present invention comprises the steps of: determining the availability of a block adjacent to a current block; configuring a merge candidate list for the current block on the basis of the result of the determined availability; and performing motion compensation for the current... Agent:

20150103901 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: Provided is an image processing apparatus including a decoding section configured to decode a difference from a previous value of a prediction parameter used when an image of a second layer having a different color gamut from a first layer is predicted from an image of the first layer, and... Agent: Sony Corporation

20150103896 - Inter-layer prediction method and encoding device and decoding device using same: The present invention relates to an inter-layer prediction method, and an encoder and a decoder using the same, the inter-layer prediction method including specifying a reference block in a reference layer and predicting a current block in a current layer using information on the reference block, wherein the specifying of... Agent:

20150103908 - Method and apparatus for a low complexity transform unit partitioning structure for hevc: A method and apparatus for a low complexity transform unit partitioning structure for High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC). The method includes determining prediction unit size of a coding unit, and setting the size of transform unit size of Y, U and V according to the prediction unit size of the... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20150103900 - Method and apparatus of inter-layer filtering for scalable video coding: A method and apparatus for inter-layer prediction for scalable video coding are disclosed. Embodiments according to the present invention apply inter-layer adaptive filtering to the video data derived from the reconstructed BL video data to generate inter-layer adaptive filtered data. The inter-layer adaptive filtered data is then included as prediction... Agent:

20150103899 - Scalable encoding and decoding: A method for scalable encoding of a digital image into a base layer and at least one enhancement layer comprising an up-sampling step providing at least one part of an enhancement layer, based on a corresponding part of a lower layer having a lower level than the considered enhancement layer,... Agent:

20150103907 - Support for large numbers of views in multi-layer coding: A computing device obtains a Network Abstraction Layer (NAL) unit header of a NAL unit of the multi-layer video data. The NAL unit header comprises a layer identifier syntax element having a value that specifies an identifier of a layer of the NAL unit. The layer identifier syntax element comprises... Agent:

20150103904 - Systems and methods for inter-layer rps derivation based on sub-layer reference prediction dependency: Systems and methods for inter-layer reference picture set derivation based on sub-layer reference prediction dependency are described herein. One aspect of the subject matter described in the disclosure provides a video encoder comprising a memory configured to store one or more direct reference layer pictures of one or more current... Agent:

20150103905 - Systems and methods for separately defining dependencies for sub-layer based inter-layer prediction: Systems and methods for separately defining and indicating inter-layer prediction dependencies for a first layer with respect to each of a number of enhancement layers associated with the first layer are described herein. One aspect of the subject matter described in the disclosure provides a video encoder comprising a memory... Agent:

20150103902 - Three-dimensional lookup table based color gamut scalability in multi-layer video coding: Techniques are described for 3D lookup table based color gamut scalability in multi-layer video coding. A lower layer of video data may include color data in a first color gamut and a higher layer of the video data may include color data in a second color gamut. To generate inter-layer... Agent:

20150103906 - Wedgelet pattern extension for depth intra coding: Techniques are described determining a partition pattern for intra-prediction encoding or decoding a depth block from a partition pattern of one or more partition patterns associated with smaller sized blocks. A video encoder may intra-prediction encode the depth block based on the determined partition pattern, and a video decoder may... Agent:

20150103898 - Weighted prediction parameter signaling for video coding: Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are provided to implement weighted prediction (WP) signaling, A decoding device may receive a plurality of first list WP parameters, and a. weights present flag. The weights present flag may indicate whether a plurality of second list WP parameters are signaled. The decoding device may receive... Agent:

20150103910 - Intra block copy (intrabc) cost estimation: A method for encoding a video stream is provided that includes computing activity of a block of video data in the video stream when a parent block of the block is not predicted in intra block copy (IntraBC) mode, computing an IntraBC coding cost of the block based on a... Agent:

20150103909 - Multi-threaded video encoder: The techniques of this disclosure relate to video encoding and include using an inter mode determination for neighboring blocks, rather than the final prediction mode determination for the neighboring block, when determining an inter mode for a current block. In this way, inter mode and intra mode estimation may be... Agent:

20150103911 - Method and apparatus for determining reference images for inter-prediction: A method of determining a reference image for inter-prediction includes: determining a slice type of a block; if the determining of the slice type indicates that the slice type is a B-slice type configured for uni-directional prediction or bi-directional prediction, determining an inter-prediction direction of the block to be one... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20150103912 - Method and apparatus for video encoding/decoding based on multi-layer: Disclosed are a method and apparatus for video encoding/decoding based on a multi-layer. The method for video decoding to support a plurality of layers, includes: decoding Picture Order Count (POC) reset information indicating whether a POC value of a current picture is reset to 0; calculating the POC value of... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20150103913 - Local macroblock information buffer: According to some embodiments, an external memory unit stores rows of macroblocks representing an image. A set of macroblocks may be transferred from the external memory unit to a local buffer, the set of macroblocks including fewer macroblocks than a row. A macroblock may then be decoded based on information... Agent:

20150103916 - Method and apparatus for displacement vector component transformation in video coding and decoding: A method and a device for transforming a displacement vector component in the process of encoding or decoding a video. It applies more particularly to a mode of coding where a block of pixel is predictively encoded based on a predictor block pertaining to the same image. This mode of... Agent:

20150103914 - Video coding system with intra prediction mechanism and method of operation thereof: A video coding system, and a method of operation thereof, includes: a source input module for receiving a frame from a video source; and a picture process module, coupled to the source input module, for generating a neighboring coding unit in the frame, for generating an intra block motion vector... Agent:

20150103915 - Video coding system with search range and method of operation thereof: A video coding system, and a method of operation thereof, includes: a source input module for receiving a frame from a video source; and a picture process module, coupled to the source input module, for generating a reference coding unit in the frame; for generating an intra copy motion vector... Agent:

20150103917 - Sign coding for blocks with transform skipped: Methods of encoding and decoding sign information for non-zero coefficients in a block of video with transform skipped. The methods include context-based coding of a flag that signals if all signs are the same in the block; using a finite state machine to determine contexts for coding of sign information,... Agent: Blackberry Limited

20150103918 - Sign coding for blocks with transform skipped: Methods of encoding and decoding sign information for non-zero coefficients in a block of video with transform skipped. The methods include context-based coding of a flag that signals if all signs are the same in the block; using a finite state machine to determine contexts for coding of sign information,... Agent: Blackberry Limited

20150103919 - Decoding device and decoding method, and coding device and coding method: There is provided a decoding device including circuitry configured to receive coded data and conversion information, the coded data pertaining to an image having luminance in a first dynamic range and the conversion information pertaining to a conversion of dynamic range of the luminance of the image from the first... Agent:

20150103921 - Apparatus, a method and a computer program for video coding and decoding: A method comprising: associating a first set of data units into a first bitstream partition and associating a second set of data units into a second bitstream partition, where the first set comprises data units different from those of the second set; inputting the first bitstream partition into a first... Agent:

20150103922 - Device and method for scalable coding of video information: An apparatus configured to code video information includes a memory unit and a processor in communication with the memory unit. The memory unit is configured to store video information associated with a first video layer having a first picture. The processor is configured to process picture order count (POC) derivation... Agent:

20150103923 - Device and method for scalable coding of video information: An apparatus configured to code video information includes a memory unit and a processor in communication with the memory unit. The memory unit is configured to store video information associated with a video layer having a picture. The processor is configured to determine whether the picture is a non-picture-order-count (POC)-anchor... Agent:

20150103928 - Device and method for scalable coding of video information: An apparatus configured to code video information includes a memory unit and a processor in communication with the memory unit. The memory unit is configured to store video information associated with a reference layer (RL) and an enhancement layer (EL), the RL having an RL picture in a first access... Agent:

20150103920 - Indication of parallel processing in video coding: In an example, a method of decoding video data includes decoding, from a video parameter set (VPS) of a multi-layer bitstream, data that indicates at least one of a tile configuration for layers of the multi-layer bitstream or a parallel processing configuration for layers of the multi-layer bitstream. The method... Agent:

20150103924 - On operation of decoded picture buffer for interlayer pictures: A system for decoding a video bitstream includes receiving a bitstream and a plurality of enhancement bitstreams together with receiving a video parameter set and a video parameter set extension. The system also receives an information in slice header that enables marking of inter-layer pictures as “unused for reference”... Agent:

20150103925 - Parallel extensions of parameter sets: An example method of decoding video data includes receiving encoded video data representing a parameter set, and receiving, in the encoded video data, a syntax element indicating whether the parameter set includes two or more extension syntax structures. The method may further include, in the case that the syntax element... Agent:

20150103929 - Transcoding multiple media elements for independent wireless delivery: Transcoding multiple media elements for independent wireless delivery. Respective media or multimedia elements are selectively and respectively encoded and/or transcoded. Such respective and selective processing of different media elements provides for their unbundled and independent communication to one or more other devices. In one instance, different respective overlays of a... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20150103926 - Video encoding and decoding: There are disclosed various methods, apparatuses and computer program products for video encoding. In some embodiments pictures are encoded into a bitstream. The bitstream comprises at least two scalability layers and pictures being associated with access units. A first indication and a second indication are encoded into the bitstream. The... Agent:

20150103927 - Video encoding and decoding: There are disclosed various methods, apparatuses and computer program products for video encoding. In some embodiments pictures are encoded into a bitstream. The bitstream comprises at least two scalability layers and pictures being associated with access units. A first indication and a second indication are encoded into the bitstream. The... Agent:

20150103930 - Method of applying edge offset: Provided is a method generates an edge index of a current sample, and applies an edge offset corresponding to the edge index to the current sample. The edge index is generated using the differences between a current sample and two neighboring samples determined by an edge offset type. Accordingly, the... Agent:

20150103931 - Semiconductor device and receiver: A semiconductor device contains a narrow band noise detector section to detect narrow band noise in an input signal that is input by way of a power line. The semiconductor device further includes a reference signal generator section to generate a second reference signal whose amplitude value which corresponds to... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation

20150103932 - Channel estimation method and receiver: To improve the accuracy of a channel estimated value when beam-forming is employed, provided is a channel estimation method including: determining a channel estimated value of a cell-specific reference signal from a cell-specific reference signal; determining a channel estimated value of a UE-specific reference signal from a UE-specific reference signal;... Agent:

20150103933 - Codebook creating method, codebook creating apparatus and initial codebook creating method: A codebook creating method involves acquiring amplitude or power of channel state information of channels between the transmission antennas and the reception antenna, mapping elements of a codeword of an initial codebook dynamically to the respective transmission antennas based on the amplitude or power of the channel state information thereby... Agent: Ntt Docomo ,inc.

20150103934 - Method and apparatus for communication in millimeter wave mimo communication environment: A method and apparatus for communication in millimeter wave multiple input multiple output (MIMO) communication are provided. A beamforming matrix by groups for terminals that are classified into a group is generated, and a pilot signal that is beam-formed based on the generated beamforming matrix by groups is transmitted to... Agent:

20150103935 - Method for improving synchronization and information transmission in a communication system: A method is provided for improving synchronization and information transmission in a communication system, including: generating a signal with a centrally symmetric part s(k) exploitable for synchronization; and sending the signal over a communication channel. The signal is based on a uniquely identifiable sequence c(l) from a set of sequences... Agent:

20150103936 - Systems and methods for establishing a diagnostic transmission mode and communicating over the same: Upon detection of a trigger, such as the exceeding of an error threshold or the direction of a user, a diagnostic link system enters a diagnostic information transmission mode. This diagnostic information transmission mode allows for two modems to exchange diagnostic and/or test information that may not otherwise be exchangeable... Agent:

20150103937 - Interleaved multi-beam acquisition waveform providing concurrent beam selection, automatic gain control (agc) and automatic frequency correction (afc): Systems, methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for an interleaved multi-beam acquisition waveform providing concurrent beam selection, automatic gain control (AGC) and automatic frequency correction (AFC) are provided. The access point (AP) may send an acquisition waveform on multiple beams, then return and retransmit an AFC on the multiple beams... Agent:

20150103940 - Training-based channel estimation for multiple-antennas: The burden of designing multiple training sequences for systems having multiple transmit antennas, is drastically reduced by employing a single sequence from which the necessary multiple sequences are developed. The single sequence is selected to create sequences that have an impulse-like autocorrelation function and zero cross correlations. A sequence of... Agent:

20150103942 - Transmission method, transmission apparatus, reception method and reception apparatus: All data symbols used in data transmission of a modulated signal are precoded by hopping between precoding matrices so that the precoding matrix used to precode each data symbol and the precoding matrices used to precode data symbols that are adjacent to the data symbol in the frequency domain and... Agent:

20150103941 - Transmission method, transmitter apparatus, reception method and receiver apparatus: Transmission quality is improved in an environment in which direct waves dominate in a transmission method for transmitting a plurality of modulated signals from a plurality of antennas at the same time. All data symbols used in data transmission of a modulated signal are precoded by hopping between precoding matrices... Agent:

20150103939 - Wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication system and wireless communication method: In a MIMO system using a cross-polarized antenna structure, even if no ideal XPD can be obtained, the interference between different polarized waves can be reduced to allow an effective precoding to be executed. When a MIMO communication is performed between a transmitter and a receiver each using a cross-polarized... Agent:

20150103938 - Wireless feedback system and method: A codebook C is provided in a MIMO transmitter as well as a MIMO receiver. The codebook C will include M codewords ci, where i is a unique codeword index for each codeword ci. Each codeword defines weighting factors to apply to the MIMO signals, and may correspond to channel... Agent:

20150103943 - Forwarding signal supply voltage in data transmission system: In a data transmission system, one or more signal supply voltages for generating the signaling voltage of a signal to be transmitted are generated in a first circuit and forwarded from the first circuit to a second circuit. The second circuit may use the forwarded signal supply voltages to generate... Agent:

20150103947 - Encoding method and device: The present invention provides an encoding method and an encoding device. The method includes: dividing to-be-encoded input data into M parts according to the number of levels of concatenated Polar encoding, where M is the number of levels of concatenated Polar encoding; and performing Polar encoding for information bits of... Agent:

20150103944 - Mobile communication method and radio terminal: A transmission apparatus configured to transmit four OFDM signals from four transmission antennas includes: a pilot signal insertion unit configured to generate four types of OFDM symbols by inserting pilot signals of different patterns into four types of transmission signals; and an OFDM signal generation unit configured to generate four... Agent: Nippon Hoso Kyokai

20150103946 - Repetition coding for a wireless system: A system and method are disclosed for transmitting data over a wireless channel. In some embodiments, transmitting data includes receiving convolutionally encoded data and enhancing the transmission of the data by further repetition encoding the data.... Agent:

20150103945 - Signal conversion device and transmitter: A signal conversion device includes: a converter configured to output a 1-bit quantized signal representing an analog signal based on a band transmission system; and an encoder configured to execute a baseband line coding process on the 1-bit quantized signal. The baseband line coding process is a process to be... Agent:

20150103948 - Method and apparatus for reducing carrier leakage: In an embodiment, an apparatus comprises an in-phase-quadrature (IQ) signal amplifier having an IQ baseband input, an IQ mixer input connected to the IQ signal amplifier, a carrier leakage detector connected to outputs of the IQ mixer, and a carrier-null offset signal generator connected to the carrier leakage detector. The... Agent: Motorola Solutions, Inc

20150103950 - Semiconductor device and data transmission method: In a semiconductor device, a transmitting circuit generates a delayed data signal and a first delayed retransmission request signal by delaying a data signal and a first retransmission request signal, respectively, and outputs a pulse signal at an edge of the delayed data signal and the first delayed retransmission request... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation

20150103949 - Semiconductor device having horseshoe and spiral shape inductors.: A semiconductor device includes a low noise amplifier configured to amplify a radio signal from an antenna and output an reception signal, a down converter configured to down-convert the reception signal, a first divider coupled with the down converter, a first local oscillator coupled with the first divider, a modulator... Agent:

20150103953 - Apparatus and method for controlling power based on energy efficiency in multiple-input and multiple-output (mimo) communication system: Provided is an apparatus and method for managing a power consumption of a transmitter based on energy efficiency in a multiple-input and multiple-output (MIMO) communication system. The transmitter is configured to control a power of at least one of a baseband (BB) component, a radio frequency (RF) chain component, and... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20150103954 - Digital amplitude modulation apparatus and control method of digital amplitude modulation apparatus: A digital amplitude modulation apparatus is provided with a measuring section, a fast surge protection section, a slow vector protection section, and a controller. The measuring section detects a voltage and a current from an RF signal. The fast surge protection section calculates an SWR from a detection signal of... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20150103952 - Digital predistortion processing method and device: A digital predistortion processing method and device, the method comprises: performing digital predistortion processing on a baseband signal according to a first predistortion correction parameter, converting the baseband signal after digital predistortion processing into a radio-frequency signal, dividing the radio-frequency signal, and respectively outputting each path of radio-frequency signal to... Agent: Zte Corporation

20150103955 - Envelope path processing for envelope tracking amplification stage: The invention relates to a method of calibrating an envelope path and an input path of an amplification stage of an envelope tracking power supply, the method comprising matching the envelope path to at least one characteristic of at least one element of the input path.... Agent:

20150103951 - Transmit noise and impedance change mitigation in wired communication system: A method, system and circuit for providing for part or all of a transmitter, when it is in mute mode (not actively transmitting), to be turned off, removed, decoupled or modified in general in order to reduce the total noise submitted by the transmitter to the wired network into network... Agent: Entropic Communications, Inc.

20150103956 - High order modulation method, demapping method, and corresponding device: A high order modulation method, a demapping method, and a corresponding device are provided. With the high order modulation method, important bits is distinguished, and the important bits are divided into important bits for distinguishing large regions and important bits for distinguishing small regions according to the difficulty of judgment... Agent:

20150103957 - Hart sampling: A method for processing an electrical signal comprises receiving an electrical signal comprising a frequency modulated signal encoding digital data, sampling a first portion of the electrical signal to provide a first sample set, and determining an intermediate value from the first sample set. A first output value is selected... Agent:

20150103958 - Methods, systems, and media for determining whether a signal of interest is present: Methods, systems, and media for determining whether a signal of interest is present are provided, in some embodiments, a system for determining whether a signal of interest is present is provided, the system comprising: at least one hardware processor that is configured to: receive at least one bit value containing... Agent: The Trustees Of Columbiauniversity In The City Of New York

20150103959 - Receiver performance in a communication network: Methods and apparatus are described for improving receiver performance in a multicarrier communication network in which an encoded symbol is transmitted over a transmission channel in the communications system. A model of the transmission channel is estimated, said model characterising an effect of intercarrier interference on at least one carrier... Agent:

20150103960 - Iq imbalance estimation using broadcast signals: The present disclosure is described in the exemplary context of a Long Term Evolution (LTE) cellular network and is directed to a method and apparatus for estimating a gain and phase imbalance between an in-phase path and a quadrature path of a receiver operating in such a network. The method... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20150103961 - Digital frequency band detector for clock and data recovery: A frequency band estimator for use in a data receiver or the like to enhance sinusoidal jitter tolerance by the clock and data recovery device (CDR) in the receiver. The detector uses two moving-average filters of different tap lengths that receive a gain-controlled signal from within the CDR. Output signals... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20150103962 - Receiving device and data interpolation processing method: There is provided a receiving device includes: a plurality of interpolation unit circuits, each interpolation unit circuit configured to perform interpolation processing of a sampling value obtained by asynchronously sampling input data, based on an interpolation ratio, so that sampling data synchronous with the input data and continuous in time... Agent:

20150103963 - Sequence synchronization apparatus and method and receiver: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a sequence synchronization apparatus and method and a receiver. The sequence synchronization apparatus includes: a signal receiving unit configured to receive a clock synchronized signal including a training symbol, the training symbol being in-phase modulated or being modulated with a fixed phase difference based... Agent: Fujitsu Limited Of Kawasak, Japan

20150103964 - Cdr circuit and serial communication interface circuit: The CDR circuit 100 includes first to second data delaying cells ID1, ID2. The CDR circuit 100 includes first to fourth oscillation delaying cells IC1, IC2, IC3, IC4. The CDR circuit 100 outputs a second data signal d2 at a data output terminal TDout as a recovery data signal Dout.... Agent:

20150103965 - Temperature compensated carrier offset correction of a received signal: Apparatuses, methods and systems for mitigating carrier offset of a received signal are disclosed. One embodiment of a receiver includes a controller operative to determine that a communication signal being received is from a desired transmitter, and to determine a carrier offset correction based on prior reception of communication signals... Agent: Imagination Technologies, Limited

20150103966 - Transceiver: A transceiver comprising a first frequency signal generator for generating a reception frequency signal, and a second frequency signal generator for generating a transmission frequency signal. The first frequency signal generator is coupled to the second frequency signal generator to supply the reception frequency signal to the second frequency signal... Agent:

  
04/09/2015 > 53 patent applications in 29 patent subcategories.

20150098490 - Method and apparatus for frequency assignment in a frequency hopping mode of a wireless communication system: A method and an apparatus are provided for transmitting and receiving uplink data in a wireless communication system. The method includes transmitting an uplink grant including resource allocation information and frequency hopping information; determining a resource for the uplink data based on the resource allocation information and a packet transmission... Agent:

20150098491 - Incoherent uwb-ir transceiving method with improved multipath-resistance: There is provided an incoherent UWB-IR communication method by which erroneous demodulation is difficult to occur even in a multipath environment. Thus, the present invention includes an incoherent wireless communication method including a first step of modulating transmission data, a second step of converting the modulated transmission data into pulses... Agent:

20150098492 - Method and master clock for generating fail-silent synchronization messages: The invention relates to a method for generating fail-silent synchronisation messages in a distributed real-time system, wherein the method uses the following functional units: a satellite receiver (110) for receiving a time signal (S-signal) from a navigation satellite system, a precision reference clock (130), which generates an actual time signal... Agent: Fts Computertechnik Gmbh

20150098493 - Method for spreading a plurality of data symbols onto subcarriers of a carrier signal: A method for spreading a plurality of data symbols onto subcarriers of a carrier signal for a transmission in a transmission system provides a data vector, including the plurality of data symbols; and generates a spread data vector based on the provided data vector and a spreading matrix, with the... Agent:

20150098494 - Method of determining the position of a device and a device that implements the method: There is provided a method of determining the position of a device using a satellite positioning system, the method comprising (a) operating a satellite positioning system receiver in the device to collect a plurality of sets of signals; and, when the position of the device is to be determined (b)... Agent:

20150098495 - Base station antenna and base station antenna feed network: Embodiments of the present invention relate to the field of communications technologies, and provide a base station antenna and a base station antenna feed network. The base station antenna includes a transceiver array, a first-level vector synthesis network, a second-level phase shifter array, a second-level vector synthesis network, and an... Agent:

20150098496 - Method and associated processing module for interconnection system: A method and associated processing module for an interconnection system, providing a pre-tap tuning directing and a post-tap tuning directing. The interconnection system includes a transmitter filter and a receiver equalizer; the transmitter filter performs filtering according to a pre-tap and a post-tap, and the receiver equalizer performs equalization according... Agent: Global Unichip Corporation

20150098498 - Apparatus and method for compact bit-plane data compression: An encoder includes a plurality of registers and is configured to: sequentially receive an array of coefficients, each of the coefficients being decomposed into a plurality of bits located at a plurality of corresponding bit positions of the coefficient; and concurrently operate on the plurality of bits of each of... Agent:

20150098499 - Image processing apparatus, image pickup apparatus, computer, image processing method and computer readable non-transitory medium: An image processing apparatus that compresses image data according to a compression parameter, includes: a data acquisition section that acquires information on whether photographing condition data is added to the image data inputted or not and content of the photographing condition data; a compression parameter determination section that determines the... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20150098500 - Method and apparatus of deriving intra prediction mode using most probable mode group: Provided is a method that constructs an MPM group including three intra prediction modes, determines the intra prediction mode of the MPM group specified by the prediction mode index as the intra prediction mode of the current prediction unit if the mode group indicator indicates the MPM group, and derives... Agent:

20150098497 - Motion compensated de-interlacing and noise reduction: A video processing system for de-interlacing a video signal comprises a motion estimation block, a refinement motion estimation block, and a de-interlacer. The motion estimation block generates integer motion vectors for the video signal. The refinement motion estimation block generates fractional motion vectors as a function of the generated integer... Agent: Amlogic Co., Ltd.

20150098501 - Method for decoding chroma image: Provided is a method that derives a chroma intra prediction mode of a prediction unit, determines a size of a current chroma block using luma transform size information, generates a chroma prediction block of the current chroma block using the chroma intra prediction mode, generates a chroma residual block of... Agent:

20150098502 - Method for decoding chroma image: Provided is a method that derives a chroma intra prediction mode of a prediction unit, determines a size of a current chroma block using luma transform size information, generates a chroma prediction block of the current chroma block using the chroma intra prediction mode, generates a chroma residual block of... Agent:

20150098504 - Block vector coding for intra block copying: An example method for decoding video data includes receiving a plurality of syntax elements that define a component of a block vector for a current block of video data as part of intra block copying, and determining the component of the block vector based on the plurality of syntax elements... Agent:

20150098503 - High precision explicit weighted prediction for video coding: In one example, a device for coding video data includes a memory configured to store video data, and a video coder configured to code a value for a syntax element representative of whether a high bit depth is enabled for the video data, and when the value for the syntax... Agent:

20150098505 - Method and apparatus of deriving intra prediction mode using most probable mode group: Provided is a method that constructs an MPM group including three intra prediction modes, determines the intra prediction mode of the MPM group specified by the prediction mode index as the intra prediction mode of the current prediction unit if the mode group indicator indicates the MPM group, and derives... Agent:

20150098506 - Method and apparatus of deriving intra prediction mode using most probable mode group: Provided is a method that constructs an MPM group including three intra prediction modes, determines the intra prediction mode of the MPM group specified by the prediction mode index as the intra prediction mode of the current prediction unit if the mode group indicator indicates the MPM group, and derives... Agent:

20150098510 - Combined scalability processing for multi-layer video coding: A video coding system may perform inter-layer processing by simultaneously performing inverse tone mapping and color gamut conversion scalability processes on a base layer of a video signal. The video coding system may then perform upsampling on the processed base layer. The processed base layer may be used to code... Agent: Vid Scale, Inc.

20150098511 - Method and apparatus for processing video signal: The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for processing a video signal, which can increase the accuracy of the motion vector prediction through motion vector scaling which takes a difference in the temporal distance between reference pictures into consideration. To this end, the present invention provides a video... Agent:

20150098509 - Method and apparatus for processing video signals: The method for processing video signals according to the present invention involves deriving an inter-view motion vector of the current texture block from one of inter-view motion vector candidates in consideration of a priority among the inter-view motion vector candidates of the current texture block, and performing inter-view inter-prediction for... Agent:

20150098508 - Method and device for encoding three-dimensional image, and decoding method and device: Disclosed is a method for encoding an image through motion vector prediction which can be applied to a three-dimensional image, an encoding device, a decoding method, and a decoding device. The encoding method is an encoding method for a current prediction unit in a three-dimensional image, and comprises the steps... Agent:

20150098507 - Motion estimation apparatus and method for multiview video: A motion estimation apparatus and method (carried out electronically) provides for encoding of multiview video, such as stereoscopic video, by providing motion estimation for pixels in a dependent eye view, using motion vector information from a colocated group of pixels in a base eye view and neighboring pixels to the... Agent: Ati Technologies Ulc

20150098512 - Image processing apparatus and method thereof: An image processing apparatus converts a frame size of a decoded moving image, determines a block size for re-encoding the decoded moving image with the frame size being converted, and encodes the decoded moving image with the frame size being converted in accordance with the determined block size.... Agent:

20150098513 - Method and apparatus for coding of sample adaptive offset information: A method and apparatus for sharing context among different SAO syntax elements for a video coder are disclosed. Embodiments of the present invention apply CABAC coding to multiple SAO syntax elements according to a joint context model, wherein the multiple SAO syntax elements share the joint context. The multiple SAO... Agent:

20150098515 - Automatic gain control for power line communication: A system includes an analog front end (AFE) unit to be coupled to a power line network, and a controller coupled to the AFE unit. More specifically, the AFE unit is to receive a packet signal from the power line network wherein, based on a first gain parameter, the AFE... Agent:

20150098514 - Techniques for generating bit log-likelihood ratios in communication systems using differential modulation: A technique for generating a bit log-likelihood ratio (LLR) in a communication system includes generating a demodulated signal based on a received symbol and a reference symbol. An input for a bit LLR generator is generated based on the demodulated signal and a normalization value that is based on the... Agent:

20150098516 - Method for determining precoding matrix indicator, user equipment, and base station evolved nodeb: The present invention relates to a method for determining a precoding matrix indicator, a user equipment UE, a base station eNB, and a system. The method includes: receiving a reference signal sent by a base station; selecting, based on the reference signal, a precoding matrix from a codebook, where a... Agent:

20150098517 - Method for mapping and demapping resource in a wireless communication system and an apparatus thereof: A method and apparatus for mapping/demapping a resource efficiently in a wireless communication system are provided. A resource mapping method of a transmitter in a wireless communication system includes precoding pairs of symbols, arranging the pairs of precoded symbols adjacently in a resource block, and transmitting the pairs of precoded... Agent:

20150098518 - Method for mapping and demapping resource in a wireless communication system and an apparatus thereof: A method and apparatus for mapping/demapping a resource efficiently in a wireless communication system are provided. A resource mapping method of a transmitter in a wireless communication system includes precoding pairs of symbols, arranging the pairs of precoded symbols adjacently in a resource block, and transmitting the pairs of precoded... Agent:

20150098519 - Method and device for transmitting a message: An embedded system and, in particular, a communication protocol suitable for a data transmission using auxiliary physical channels of such an embedded system. A transmission method suitable for such a channel includes the transmission of a data signal based on the encoding of three symbols. The message consists of a... Agent: Morpho

20150098520 - Communication device and communication method: An identification provider provides predetermined identification data to an input signal, and generates a first signal. A differential encoder performs a differential encoding of a data series that is an aggregate of data having a matching number of elements to that contained in the first signal, and generates a second... Agent:

20150098522 - Exciter and quadrature error correction method: According to one embodiment, an exciter comprises a sine wave generator, a filter, a digital/analog converter, and a quadrature modulator. The sine wave generator generates a first sine wave and a second sine wave while changing a frequency in a predetermined step at a preset time interval. The filter sets... Agent:

20150098521 - System and method for pre distortion and iterative compensation for nonlinear distortion in system employing ftn symbol transmission rates: A signal transmission approach comprises encoding a source signal (comprising a plurality of source symbols) to generate a corresponding encoded signal. The encoded signal is modulated by mapping each source symbol to a respective signal constellation point of an applied signal constellation to generate a modulated signal. The modulated signal... Agent:

20150098523 - Apparatus and method for power amplification: A power amplifying apparatus and a method for effectively controlling a bias voltage of a power amplifier are provided. An electronic device includes a baseband signal processor configured to convert a baseband signal to an envelope signal, a power amplifier configured to amplify a Radio Frequency (RF) signal based on... Agent:

20150098524 - Power combining power amplifier architectures and methods: Systems and methods are provided for implementing and using multiband transceiver architectures. In a transmit subsystem that comprises a plurality of transmit paths, a frequency spectrum that is used for transmission of signals may be segmented into a plurality of segments, and each of the segments may be allocated to... Agent:

20150098525 - Digital broadcast transmitting device and exciter: According to an embodiment, a digital broadcast transmitting device and an exciter have an AGC function. In a level adjusting unit which receives an input of a baseband digital signal from a modulation processing unit, a comparator generates an error signal from a difference between a level signal obtained by... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20150098527 - Data receiving device and method thereof: This invention discloses a data receiving device and method thereof for identifying a transmission mode of a data signal. The method includes steps of: generating a first reference clock according to a source clock; generating a phase detection signal according to the data signal and a data recovery clock; adjusting... Agent:

20150098526 - Multi-branch down converting fractional rate change filter: A method of filtering an input sample stream having a downsampling rate is disclosed to generate an output sample stream having an upsampling rate that is less than the downsampling rate. The input sample stream is input to a rate change filter having multiple filter branches. The input sample stream... Agent:

20150098528 - Base station for rf communication: A device (101) for data-reception using amplitude modulation, comprises a coil (121) having a coil terminal (123) and being adapted to receive an amplitude modulated electromagnetic wave (116), whereupon an amplitude modulated signal (Vb) is induced in the coil (121) and provided at the coil terminal (123), the amplitude modulated... Agent:

20150098530 - Detecting repeated preamble symbols using over-sized discrete fourier transforms: A technique for detecting symbols includes performing an over-sized discrete Fourier transform (DFT) operation on a received signal that includes at least two repeated symbols. A sum of signal characteristics for subcarriers of one or more possible symbols are determined based on the DFT operation. A sum of signal characteristics... Agent:

20150098529 - Methods and systems for optimal pn phase detection in dtmb receivers: A method and system for pseudorandom noise (“PN”) phase detection in digital terrestrial multimedia broadcast (“DTMB”) receivers. This method selects a detection range of symbols from a frame of the received signal; applies FFT to the PN portion of each of the symbols in the detection range to generate Hn(k);... Agent: Amlogic Co., Ltd.

20150098531 - Signal demodulation method and device: m

20150098532 - Adaptive lna operation for shared lna receiver for carrier aggregation: A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided. The apparatus determines whether a timing offset between a PCC and an SCC possibly exceeds a threshold. In addition, the apparatus switches an amplifier gain utilizing one of a first set of gain states or a... Agent:

20150098534 - Ingress cancellation tachometer: Indication of an amount of processing performed in detection and removal of ingress noise may be provided. A frequency domain representation of a narrowband region of a digital input signal may be received. The received frequency domain representation of the narrowband region may be compared with a predetermined threshold. Results... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.

20150098533 - Method for detection of symbols in communication signals: The present invention relates to method for detection of symbols, comprising: receiving at least one communication signal y transmitted over a radio channel H, and receiving a priori LLRs of said channel inputs x; computing soft symbol estimates μ and variance D of said channel inputs x based on LLRs... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20150098535 - Phase noise mitigation for wireless communications: A method and apparatus for tracking and mitigating phase noise in a communication receiver are disclosed. The phase noise tracking and mitigation apparatus operates in a recursive manner and includes a quantizer for determining data symbols from noise-compensated input values, a phase noise estimator for determining raw phase noise values... Agent: Blackberry Limited

20150098537 - Method to enhance mipi d-phy link rate with minimal phy changes and no protocol changes: System, methods and apparatus are described that facilitate transmission of data, particularly between two devices within an electronic apparatus. A first transition may be detected in a signal carried on a data lane of a data communications link or carried on a timing lane of the data communications link and... Agent:

20150098536 - N factorial dual data rate clock and data recovery: System, methods and apparatus are described that facilitate transmission of data over a multi-wire data communications link, particularly between two devices within an electronic apparatus. Each symbol in a sequence of symbols received from a plurality of signal wires is received in an odd transmission interval or an even transmission... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20150098538 - Specifying a 3-phase or n-phase eye pattern: System, methods and apparatus are described that facilitate tests and measurements related to multi-wire, multi-phase communications links. Information is transmitted in N-phase polarity encoded symbols and an eye pattern corresponding to the symbols may be generated such that the symbols are aligned with a trigger for each symbol that corresponds... Agent:

20150098540 - Clock distribution module, synchronous digital system and method therefor: A clock distribution module for a digital synchronous system is described. The clock distribution module comprising a first node arranged to comprise a clock signal comprising a propagation delay relative to a reference clock signal, at least one further node arranged to comprise a clock signal comprising a propagation delay... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.

20150098539 - Method for synchronizing the recording of data in pipeline networks: A method and device for synchronizing the recording of data in pipeline networks, in which at least two sensor units arranged spaced apart are disposed for detecting a leak, each sensor unit including at least one sensor for registering an analog signal, at least one GPS receiver and at least... Agent:

20150098541 - Synchronizing phases between local lo generation circuits: Embodiments of a system and method for synchronizing chains in a transceiver using central synchronization signals are generally described herein. In some embodiments, an RF signal having a reference frequency in a differential mode and a synchronization signal having a second frequency being the reference frequency divided by an integer... Agent:

20150098542 - Method for portable device processing data based on clock extracted from data from host: A method for a first electronic device processing data based on information from a second electronic device may comprise: receiving a first signal from the second electronic device; extracting a first clock based on the first signal; adjusting an oscillator based on the first clock so as to generate a... Agent: M31 Technology Corporation

  
04/02/2015 > 79 patent applications in 34 patent subcategories.

20150092821 - Receive filters to minimize side lobes in a uwb system: Methods, systems, and devices for maximizing signal to interference plus noise ratio of a channel in a location tracking system. The methods, systems, and device may include tools and techniques for minimizing interference from adjacent samples at a receive filter, may include relaxing constraints at a transmitter. A receive filter... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20150092823 - Modular radio transceiver: A modular Radio Frequency transceiver includes a frequency synthesizer module arranged to generate a local oscillator signal. At least one transmitter module and/or at least one receiver module are arranged adjacent to the frequency synthesizer module. Each transmitter module and receiver module is arranged to mix at least one respective... Agent:

20150092822 - Transmit energy leakage control in a receiver: Systems and methods for removing interference from a received signal. A model of a leakage path from a transmit section to a receive section is used to assist in designing a set of iterative filters to remove interference. Modeling the leakage path allows generation of the first approximation of the... Agent: Entropic Communications, Inc.

20150092827 - Method for determining the imperfections of a transmit pathway and of a receive pathway of an apparatus, and associated radio apparatus: A method is provided for determining the imperfections of a transmit pathway and of a receive pathway of an apparatus, and associated radio apparatus, the transmit pathway comprising a first device for frequency transposition of an analogue sequence to an analogue signal, using a first transposition frequency, the receive pathway... Agent:

20150092825 - Self-test using internal feedback for transmit signal quality estimation: A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided. The apparatus correlates the feedback signal to a reference transmit signal to correct time misalignments between the transmit chain and the feedback loop, wherein the reference transmit signal is generated in digital domain at an input... Agent:

20150092826 - Signal analysis device, synchronization system, and synchronization method: The signal analysis device includes a synchronization data generation unit 19a that outputs an A/D-converted correction signal as first synchronization data which is associated with time based on the timing of a trigger signal input from the outside, a synchronization correction value calculation unit 19c that calculates, as a first... Agent:

20150092824 - Systems and methods for beamforming measurements: Systems and methods are disclosed herein to provide communication test systems for the testing of multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) radio frequency wireless data communication devices, systems and networks, including Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO) devices and systems. In accordance with one or more embodiments, a test system containing an integrated MIMO signal analyzer... Agent: Ixia

20150092828 - Apparatus, system, and method for improving equalization with a software equalization algorithm: A system and method consistent with the present disclosure includes determining a jitter tolerance of a particular lane of a communication link corresponding to each of a plurality of equalization coefficients. Further, determining a particular equalization coefficient of the plurality of equalization coefficients that provides a maximum jitter tolerance. Next,... Agent:

20150092831 - Equalization method and equalizer for received signals in microwave mimo system: The present invention provides an equalization method and an equalizer for received signals in a microwave MIMO system. By performing vertical spatial filtering on and combining internal sub-signals for n received signals, an initial sliced signal corresponding to a received signal currently to be decoded is obtained; (n−1) ICI signals... Agent:

20150092829 - Method and apparatus for passive equalization and slew-rate control: A device for passive equalization and slew-rate control of a signal includes a first branch that includes a first driver coupled in series with an equalization capacitor, and a second branch that includes a second driver coupled in series with a resistor. The second branch may be coupled in parallel... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20150092830 - Method and system for baseband predistortion linearization in multi-channel wideband communication systems: An efficient baseband predistortion linearization method for reducing the spectral regrowth and compensating memory effects in wideband communication systems using effective multiplexing modulation technique such as wideband code division multiple access and orthogonal frequency division multiplexing is disclosed. The present invention is based on the method of piecewise pre-equalized lookup... Agent:

20150092839 - Combined reference picture list construction and mapping: The example techniques of this disclosure are directed to default construction techniques for the construction of a combined reference picture list, and default mapping techniques for the combined reference picture list. In some examples, a video coder may construct first and second reference picture lists from frame number values, and... Agent:

20150092834 - Context re-mapping in cabac encoder: A video encoder may include a context-adaptive binary arithmetic coding (CABAC) encode component that converts each syntax element of a representation of a block of pixels to binary code, serializes it, and codes it mathematically, after which the resulting bit stream is output. A lookup table in memory and a... Agent: Apple Inc.

20150092836 - Decoding method and device for bit stream supporting plurality of layers: The present invention relates to a decoding method for a bit stream that supports a plurality of layers. The decoding method may include receiving information on a set of video parameters that includes information on the plurality of layers, and parsing the set of video parameters to grasp information on... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20150092832 - Delay tolerant decoder: In one implementation, a network device receives a series of video frames spanning a series time period from a network. The time period may be static of a specific duration or identified dynamically based on the timing of the video frames. The network device decodes the series of video frames... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.

20150092838 - Dynamic adjustment of image compression for high resolution live medical image sharing: A video stream of live medical images is generated at a local site having a medical image scanner. A live video stream is transmitted to at least one remote site via a network, which may include wired or wireless Internet connections. Network conditions are monitored during a network session and... Agent:

20150092837 - Inter-view dependency type in mv-hevc: A video decoder receives a value for a first syntax element representing whether a dependency type syntax element for a current layer is signaled, wherein the dependency type syntax element identifies a type of dependency of a current layer relative to a reference layer; and in response to the value... Agent:

20150092835 - Methods for comparing a target block to a reference window for motion estimation during video encoding: A method for comparing a target block to a reference window in motion estimation calculations, comprises the steps of: determining SAD calculations as a function of the target block and the reference window; reading the target block into registers; reading a segment of the reference window; updating the determined SAD... Agent: Amlogic Co., Ltd.

20150092833 - Parallel encoding of bypass binary symbols in cabac encoder: A video encoder may include a context-adaptive binary arithmetic coding (CABAC) encode component that converts each syntax element of a representation of a block of pixels to binary code, serializes it, and codes it mathematically with its probability model, after which the resulting bit stream is output. When the probability... Agent: Apple Inc.

20150092840 - Video encoder and method of operating the same: The present invention provides a video encoder and a method of operating the video encoder to implement high-precision bit rate control by reducing the risk of overflow of an intermediate buffer coupled between a quantizer and an encoding section. The intermediate buffer supplies a selection control signal indicative of whether... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation

20150092841 - Method and apparatus for multi-core video decoder: A method and apparatus for a multi-core video decoder for decoding a single bitstream are disclosed. The multi-core video decoder comprises a first video decoder configured to receive the bitstream, parse header information to determine buffer management for a plurality decoding jobs based on the header information, and assign decoding... Agent: Amlogic Co., Ltd.

20150092842 - Method and system for picture segmentation using columns: Described is picture segmentation through columns and slices in video encoding and decoding. A video picture is divided into a plurality of columns, each column covering only a part of the video picture in a horizontal dimension. All coded tree blocks (“CTBs”) belonging to a slice may belong to one... Agent:

20150092843 - Data storage and access in block processing pipelines: Block processing pipeline methods and apparatus in which reference data are stored to a memory according to tile formats to reduce memory accesses when fetching the data from the memory. When the pipeline stores reference data from a current frame being processed to memory as a reference frame, the reference... Agent: Apple Inc.

20150092846 - Decoding device and decoding method: The present technology relates to a decoding device and a decoding method capable of reducing the amount of information relating to information specifying a reference image. A reception unit receives inter_ref_pic_set_prediction_flag representing whether reference image specifying information specifying a reference image, which is used for generating a predicted image, of... Agent: Sony Corporation

20150092847 - Hardware efficient sparse fir filtering in video codec: In an embodiment, a control map of false contour filtering is generated for a predicted image. The predicted image is predicted from a low dynamic range image mapped from the wide dynamic range image. Based at least in part on the control map of false contour filtering and the predicted... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20150092844 - Intra-prediction method for multi-layer images and apparatus using same: An intra-prediction method for multi-layer images is provided. The method comprises the steps of: deriving an intraprediction mode of a predictive target block of an enhanced layer; generating an alternative sample for an unavailable reference sample of the predictive target block on the basis of a reference layer for the... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20150092845 - Method for generating and reconstructing a three-dimensional video stream, based on the use of the occlusion map, and corresponding generating and reconstructing device: A method is described for generating a three-dimensional video stream by starting from a sequence of video images, said sequence including a first view (V0), at least one second view (V1) of a scene, as well as a depth map (D0) of said first view (V0), or a disparity map... Agent:

20150092848 - Method, device and system for resizing original depth frame into resized depth frame: A method, a device and a system for resizing an original depth frame into a resized depth frame. The method for resizing an original depth frame into a resized depth frame includes the steps of: obtaining two sub-pixel values from at least two pixels of the original depth frame, respectively;... Agent:

20150092849 - Video decoding processing apparatus and operating method thereof: Disclosed is a video decoding processing apparatus which can reduce overhead for the start of parallel decoding processing. The video decoding processing apparatus includes a parsing unit, and first and second video processing units. A coding bit stream including information of largest coding units each having at least a prescribed... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation

20150092850 - Weighted multi-band cross color channel predictor: A sequence of visual dynamic range (VDR) images is encoded using a standard dynamic range (SDR) base layer and one or more enhancement layers. A predicted VDR image is generated from an SDR input by using a weighted, multi-band, cross-color channel prediction model. Exponential weights with an adaptable decay parameter... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20150092851 - Image coding method, image decoding method, image coding apparatus, and image decoding apparatus: An image coding method includes selecting two or more transform components from among a plurality of transform components that include a translation component and non-translation components, the two or more transform components serving as reference information that represents a reference destination of a current block; coding selection information that identifies... Agent:

20150092852 - Interpolation of video compression frames: Coding techniques for a video image compression system involve improving an image quality of a sequence of two or more bi-directionally predicted intermediate frames, where each of the frames includes multiple pixels. One method involves determining a brightness value of at least one pixel of each bi-directionally predicted intermediate frame... Agent:

20150092853 - Interpolation of video compression frames: Coding techniques for a video image compression system involve improving an image quality of a sequence of two or more bi-directionally predicted intermediate frames, where each of the frames includes multiple pixels. One method involves determining a brightness value of at least one pixel of each bi-directionally predicted intermediate frame... Agent:

20150092856 - Exploiting camera depth information for video encoding: The present disclosure is directed a system and method for exploiting camera and depth information associated with rendered video frames, such as those rendered by a server operating as part of a cloud gaming service, to more efficiently encode the rendered video frames for transmission over a network. The method... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

20150092858 - Method and apparatus for processing image signals using direct memory access (dma): Disclosed is a method of processing image signals stored in a memory using a direct memory access (DMA) in a system including a digital signal processor (DSP). The method includes receiving, by the DMA which is located within a hardware block, data from a memory which is located outside the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20150092857 - Methods for encoding motion vectors: A method for encoding motion vectors, comprises the steps of: determining motion vectors and flags for sub-blocks of a macroblock (“MB”) as a function of SAD calculations for the MB; generating one or more merged motion vectors for the sub-blocks of the MB as a function of the determined motion... Agent: Amlogic Co., Ltd.

20150092859 - Multicast-based content transmitting system and method, and device and method for estimating high-speed movement: The present invention relates to a multicast-based content transmitting system and method, and a device and method for estimating high-speed movement. Included are: a content providing device for generating N×M multicast stream channels having different transmission start times and transmission rates, providing N×M multicast stream channel lists, and transmitting content... Agent:

20150092854 - Parallel hardware and software block processing pipelines: A block processing pipeline that includes a software pipeline and a hardware pipeline that run in parallel. The software pipeline runs at least one block ahead of the hardware pipeline. The stages of the pipeline may each include a hardware pipeline component that performs one or more operations on a... Agent: Apple Inc.

20150092855 - Skip thresholding in pipelined video encoders: The video encoders described herein may make an initial determination to designate a macroblock as a skip macroblock, but may subsequently reverse that decision based on additional information. For example, an initial skip mode decision may be based on aggregate distortion metrics for the luma component of the macroblock (e.g.,... Agent: Apple Inc.

20150092861 - Encoding and decoding of slices in pictures of a video stream: Visible artifacts in a video stream of pictures with slices are reduced by having a separate maximum transform size for intra coding units in inter coded slices as compared to intra coding units in intra coded slices and/or inter coding units or by penalizing the usage of large transform size... Agent:

20150092862 - Modified hevc transform tree syntax: A method, apparatus, article of manufacture, and a memory structure for performing transform tree processing in advanced coding schemes is disclosed. Logical statements having two operands that can result in negative flag indexes have been replaced with conditional multiple logical statements with single operands.... Agent:

20150092860 - Techniques for transform based transcoding: Techniques for transform based transcoding are described. A transcoding application may manage transcoding operations for media files. The transcoding application may comprise a file transcoder component to transcode a media file from a first compressed state corresponding to a first compression technique to a second compressed state corresponding to a... Agent:

20150092863 - Method and apparatus for adaptively reducing artifacts in block-coded video: Apparatus, systems and methods for adaptively reducing blocking artifacts in block-coded video are disclosed. In one implementation, a system includes processing logic at least capable of deblock filtering at least a portion of a line of video data based, at least in part, on edge information and texture information to... Agent: Intel Corporation

20150092865 - Method and apparatus for frame coding in vertical raster scan order for hevc: A method and apparatus for frame coding in adaptive raster scan order. The method includes encoding at least one of image or video utilizing input frames and at least one of a data related to the input frame to produce bitstream with raster scan order information and displacement information for... Agent:

20150092864 - Method of service for providing moving image: Disclosed is a method of a service for providing a moving image. The method includes receiving a moving image from a user equipment, which subscribes to a service server, through a transmission/reception unit, by the service server providing the service for providing the moving image; extracting a bitrate value of... Agent: Jocoos

20150092866 - Method and apparatus for adaptively reducing artifacts in block-coded video: Apparatus, systems and methods for adaptively reducing blocking artifacts in block-coded video are disclosed. In one implementation, a system includes processing logic at least capable of deblock filtering at least a portion of a line of video data based, at least in part, on edge information and texture information to... Agent: Intel Corporation

20150092867 - Semiconductor device having first and second demodulation circuits for wireless communication: A device receives ASK signals by using an ASK signal receiving circuit that is different from an ASK signal receiving circuit for R/W mode, when an NFC-enabled semiconductor device operates in a mode other than the R/W mode. An ASK signal receiving circuit for 100% ASK is provided on the... Agent:

20150092869 - Interface with variable data rate: A device includes a transmitter coupled to a node, where the node is to couple to a wired link. The transmitter has a plurality of modes of operation including a calibration mode in which a range of communication data rates over the wired link is determined in accordance with a... Agent:

20150092868 - Twacs transmitter and receiver: As disclosed, a two-way automatic communications system (TWACS) and method are used by an electrical utility in which outbound messages are sent from the utility to a consumer and inbound messages are sent from the consumer to the utility. The respective outbound and inbound messages are sent and received over... Agent:

20150092871 - Apparatus and method of estimating channel in consideration of residual synchronization offset: Disclosed herein are an apparatus and a method of estimating a channel in consideration of a residual synchronization offset. The apparatus of estimating a channel in consideration of a residual synchronization offset includes: a channel estimating unit estimating the channel using pilots scattered over a plurality of OFDM symbols and... Agent:

20150092870 - Digital up converter: A method that includes providing to multiple inverse fast Fourier transform (IFFT) and polyphase circuits multiple baseband channels so that different IFFT and polyphase circuits receive different sets of baseband channels; applying IFFT operations and the polyphase filtering operations by the multiple IFFT and polyphase circuits to provide multiple converted... Agent: Harmonic, Inc.

20150092872 - Method for spreading a plurality of data symbols onto subcarriers of a carrier signal: A method for spreading a plurality of data symbols onto subcarriers of a carrier signal for a transmission in a transmission system provides a data vector, including the plurality of data symbols. The provided data vector is transformed, and based on the transformed data vector and a spreading matrix subsequent... Agent:

20150092878 - Codebook subset selection: The present invention provides for an improved application of signal strength weightings in a SDMA sectorized cellular network. The improved signal strength weightings application is conducted through the improved selection of weightings from a new codebook subset or by the selection of weightings from a larger codebook subset. In a... Agent:

20150092873 - Decentralized slow-fading precoding for multi-cell wireless systems: Methods and apparatuses for slow-fading precoding for multi-cell wireless systems are provided. At a base station of a cellular network in which a plurality of terminals are served, the base station serving pluralities of same-cell terminals and neighboring-cell terminals, and the cellular network including neighboring-cell base stations that serve respective... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.

20150092877 - High throughput interference cancelling radio transceiver and antenna therefor: A system for wireless transmission of signals is provided. A first radio unit is configured to communicate desired communication signals with a second radio unit. The first radio unit has a plurality of antennas configured to simultaneously receive a plurality of desired communication signals within a frequency channel. The first... Agent: Terabit Radios, Inc.

20150092876 - Method and apparatus for amplifying multiple input multiple output (mimo) in wireless communication system: A method and apparatus for amplifying a MIMO signal in a wireless communication system are disclosed. A signal amplifier for amplifying a MIMO signal in a wireless communication system includes: a recognition module for recognizing network information and antenna information of a source device; and an adaptive link construction module... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20150092874 - Method and apparatus for open loop transmission in a multiple antenna wireless communication system: The invention concerns a method for precoding in an open loop transmission communications system, wherein the method includes precoding data at each of M REs with a precoding matrix, precoding each of DM-RSs with one column of a precoding matrix which is same as that used for precoding M data... Agent:

20150092875 - Method for downlink beamforming in wireless access system and device therefor: A method for downlink beamforming in a wireless access system and a device therefor are disclosed. Specifically, the method comprises the following steps: transmitting, by an eNB, a reference signal to a UE through only a first antenna set from among whole antennas; receiving, by the eNB, channel state information... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20150092879 - Apparatus and method for multilevel coding in communication systems: A method includes receiving input blocks each having multiple bits to be transmitted. The method also includes applying a first encoding scheme to a first subset of the bits in the input blocks to generate first encoded bits and applying a second encoding scheme to a second subset of the... Agent:

20150092881 - Apparatus for transmitting broadcast signals, apparatus for receiving broadcast signals, method for transmitting broadcase signals and method for receiving broadcast signals: The present invention provides a method of transmitting broadcast signals. The method includes, processing input streams into BB (Base Band) frames of PLPs (Physical Layer Pipes), wherein the input streams include a plurality of input packets, wherein each of the input packets include a packet header including information about synchronization... Agent:

20150092880 - Radio communication transmitter apparatus and method: A radio communication transmitter apparatus 20 is operable to transmit multiple radio frequency bands in a telecommunication system. The apparatus comprises a plurality of digital transmitter chains 211 to 21N, wherein each digital transmitter chain is coupled to receive a digital representation 271 to 27N of a respective base band... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20150092884 - Signal generating method and signal generating device: A transmission method for transmitting a first modulated signal and a second modulated signal in the same frequency at the same time. Each signal has been modulated according to a different modulation scheme. The transmission method applies precoding on both signals using a fixed precoding matrix, applies different power change... Agent:

20150092882 - Transmitting apparatus, receiving apparatus, and control methods thereof: A transmitting apparatus, a receiving apparatus and methods of controlling these apparatuses are provided. The transmitting apparatus includes: an input processor configured to process a plurality of input streams to generate a plurality of base band frames; a bit interleaved and coded modulation (BICM) processor configured to perform forward error... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20150092883 - Transmitting apparatus, receiving apparatus, and method of controlling the same: Provided are a transmitting apparatus, a receiving apparatus and methods of controlling the transmission and reception. The transmitting apparatus includes: a baseband packet generator configured to, in response to input of data, generate a baseband packet for mapping the data with a physical layer; a baseband frame generator configured to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20150092885 - Systems and methods for providing and/or using an ofdn-oqam structure: Systems and methods for providing orthogonal frequency division multiplexing-offset quadrature amplitude modulation (OFDM-OQAM) structure may be disclosed. For example, a synthesis filter bank (SFB) and/or an analysis filter bank (AFB) for a filter length may be derived. The filter length may be odd. Additionally, the AFB may be an inverse... Agent:

20150092886 - Apparatus and method for supporting polar code designs: A method includes simulating transmission of multiple symbols representing multiple bits over at least one communication channel, where the multiple symbols are associated with a polar code. The method also includes identifying error rates of equivalent bit channels associated with the simulated transmission of the symbols. The method further includes... Agent:

20150092887 - Compact antenna-transmitter system: A transmission system includes two sections. First transmitter section, located some distance from antenna, generates low power RF signal, which may be converted to digital format, modified for digital signal transport to second section transmitter, or it may transport low power RF analog signal to second section transmitter. The second... Agent:

20150092888 - Apparatus for transmitting and receiving a signal and method thereof: An transmitting apparatus is provided. The transmitting apparatus includes a modulator which performs a QPSK-modulation for original data by using a different constellation combination pattern by predetermined unit, and a transmitter which transmits the QPSK-modulated data. Accordingly, BEP performance may be improved by transmitting additional data according to a constellation... Agent:

20150092889 - Method and apparatus for calibrating an input interface: According to at least one example embodiment a two phase calibration approach is employed for calibrating an input/output interface having multiple single-ended receivers. During a first phase, amplifier offset calibration is applied to each of the multiple single-ended receivers. During a second phase, reference voltage calibration is applied to a... Agent: Cavium, Inc.

20150092890 - 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:

20150092891 - Methods and systems for fine timing synchronization: A method for determining timing synchronization for demodulating a signal by a receiver, comprises the steps of: generating a channel response for the signal; transforming the signal into the time domain using an inverse fast fourier transform (“IFFT”); determining a signal power for the transformed signal as a function of... Agent: Amlogic Co., Ltd.

20150092893 - Physical downlink control channel decoding: Methods and apparatuses to reduce resource consumption by a mobile wireless device when decoding control channel information, such as a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH), in a subframe received from an LTE wireless network are disclosed. Representative methods include demodulating a first set of one or more PDCCH OFDM symbols... Agent:

20150092892 - Single phase differential conversion circuit, balun, switch, and communication device: Provided with one or more first transistors of a first conductivity type each including a gate, a source, and a drain, the gate being connected to an input terminal, the source being configured to be connected to a first voltage source, the drain being connected to an output node, one... Agent:

20150092895 - Adaptation techniques in mimo: A method of the multiple input multiple output feedback is disclosed. In accordance with an embodiment of the invention, the multiple input multiple output feedback method includes a receiver receiving a reference signal from a base station and calculating a signal to interference and noise ratio from the received reference... Agent:

20150092894 - Receiving device and receiving method: There is provided a receiving device including a receiving unit configured to receive encoded data encoded by one or more codes, a first decoding unit configured to decode the encoded data received by the receiving unit, a first delay unit configured to delay a part of decoding results obtained by... Agent:

20150092896 - Power estimation for wireless communication devices in code division multiple access systems technical field: A wireless communication device for a CDMA system is configured to generate power estimates with reduced estimation bias. The power estimates may be used for delay estimation, MMSE channel estimation, demodulation, or other purposes. The wireless communication device produces first set of power estimates for a first set of delays... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20150092897 - Method and device for achieving cmmb diversity reception: A method and apparatus for achieving China Mobile Multimedia Broadcasting (CMMB) diversity reception are disclosed. The method includes: acquiring respective Analogue-to-Digital Converter (ADC) data of two antennas; respectively conducting a synchronization and Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) operation on the ADC data of the two antennas, acquiring delay information about the... Agent:

20150092898 - Receiver with enhanced clock and data recovery: A receiver device implements enhanced data reception with edge-based clock and data recovery such as with a flash analog-to-digital converter architecture. In an example embodiment, the device implements a first phase adjustment control loop, with for example, a bang-bang phase detector, that detects data transitions for adjusting sampling at an... Agent:

20150092899 - Signal receiver with multi-level sampling: A signal receiver may comprise circuitry for applying multi-level sampling to an input signal, using a plurality of sampling rates that comprises at least two different sampling rates, and circuitry for processing one or more outputs of the multi-level sampling. The processing may comprises sampling at a sampling rate that... Agent:

  
03/26/2015 > 64 patent applications in 26 patent subcategories.

20150085899 - Coding in a positioning system: Embodiments describe determining position by selecting a set of digital pseudorandom sequences. The magnitudes of the cross-correlation between any two sequences of the chosen set are below a specified threshold. A subset of digital pseudorandom sequences are selected from the set such that the magnitudes of the autocorrelation function of... Agent:

20150085900 - Method for acquiring a satellite radio navigation signal and satellite radio navigation receiver applying this method: This acquisition method is provided for acquiring a satellite signal emitted by a radio navigation satellite, the satellite signal containing a cyclic pseudo-random identification code specific to the satellite. The acquisition method includes the generation of a local code producing a replica of the identification code, and the production of... Agent:

20150085901 - Circuits, devices, and processes for improved positioning satellite reception and other spread spectrum reception: An integrated circuit for facilitating spread spectrum reception of data having a data bit period includes an hypothesis search circuit (120, 210, 220) operable to correlate a pseudorandom code with a signal input based on a received signal to produce correlation results, and a processor circuit (320) operable to coherently... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20150085905 - Methods and apparatus for low power audio visual interface calibration: Methods and apparatus for calibration of interface operation of a display device. In one exemplary embodiment of the invention, an embedded DisplayPort (eDP) source element (such as a graphics processing unit (GPU)) configures itself to support the minimum requirements necessary to support a sink element (such as a screen display).... Agent:

20150085904 - Modular microwave backhaul outdoor unit: A microwave backhaul system may comprise a monolithic integrated circuit comprising an on-chip transceiver, digital baseband processing circuitry, and auxiliary interface circuitry. The on-chip transceiver may process a microwave signal from an antenna element to generate a first pair of quadrature baseband signals and convey the first pair of phase-quadrature... Agent:

20150085902 - Rfdac transmitter using multiphase image select fir dac and delta sigma modulator with multiple rx band ntf zeros: A transmitter includes a delta-sigma modulator characterized by a noise transfer function having a multitude of zeroes positioned substantially near a frequency band of a receive signal. The transmitter further includes, in part, a multi-phase digital-to-analog (DAC) converter converting an output signal of the delta-sigma modulator to an analog signal.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20150085906 - Terminal apparatus and sequence assigning method: Provided is a sequence allocation method capable of reducing inter-cell interference of a reference signal when a ZC sequence is used as the reference signal in a mobile communication system. In the sequence allocation method, R×M sequences specified by a ZC sequence number r (r=1 to R) and a cyclic... Agent:

20150085903 - Wireless connectors: A wireless connector includes a plurality of printed circuit boards (PCBs) (901, 902) disposed within a housing of the electronic system. Each PCB comprises a plurality of transceivers (910a, 910b, 920a, 920b) configured to wirelessly transmit and receive modulated carrier signals (910, 920). Each transceiver in the system is configured... Agent:

20150085907 - Method and apparatus for providing data and telephony services: A digital subscriber line modem comprises a first part operable to operate in accordance with a high bandwidth Digital Subscriber Line protocol and a second part operable to operate in accordance with a low bandwidth Digital Subscriber Line protocol, wherein the second part is arranged to operate continuously whilst the... Agent:

20150085908 - Method for canceling interfering wireless signals in cable customer premises equipment devices: A customer premises equipment (“CPE”) device for use with a cable signal provided by a cable system. The CPE device includes an antenna and a signal processing system. The antenna receives an interfering radio frequency (“RF”) signal generated by one or more external wireless signal sources as a copy signal.... Agent: Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.

20150085909 - Methods for canceling interfering wireless signals in cable customer premises equipment devices and outside plant: A noise reduction device for use with a cable signal distributed by an outside plant of a cable system. The device includes an antenna and a signal processing system. The outside plant receives an interfering radio frequency (“RF”) signal generated by one or more external wireless signal sources and combines... Agent: Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.

20150085912 - Adaptive equalizer and method of controlling the same: Provided are an adaptive equalizer for adaptively controlling an equalization coefficient until two comparators outputs a same value, after generating a sensitivity difference between signals at a front end of each comparator for performing sampling, and a method of controlling the adaptive equalizer.... Agent:

20150085913 - Data receiving circuit and semiconductor device: A data receiving circuit that can accurately obtain a data signal corresponding to information data from a high speed high density transmitted signal, and a semiconductor device including the data receiving circuit. The amplitude of a first differential signal corresponding to a level difference between a pair of received differential... Agent: Lapis Semiconductor Co., Ltd.

20150085911 - Method for equalizing transmission spectrum of a wireless communication transmitter: This disclosure provides a method for equalizing the transmission spectrum of a wireless communication transmitter. The method includes: providing a plurality of single-frequency signals; respectively inputting the plurality of single-frequency signals into the transmitter, wherein each single-frequency signal has a predetermined frequency and all the predetermined frequencies are different from... Agent:

20150085910 - Reception device, reception method, and program: There is provided a reception device including a reception unit configured to receive an OFDM (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing) signal, an acquisition unit configured to acquire a transmission parameter concerning the OFDM signal contained in the OFDM signal, and a selection unit configured to select a demodulation mode of the... Agent:

20150085914 - Modal pam2/4 pipelined programmable receiver having feed forward equalizer (ffe) and decision feedback equalizer (dfe) optimized for forward error correction (fec) bit error rate (ber) performance: A pipelined receiver comprises a programmable feed forward equalizer (FFE), a programmable decision feedback equalizer (DFE), and logic for controlling a ratio of FFE and DFE to apply to a received signal based on at least one channel parameter.... Agent: Avago Technologies GeneralIP(singapore) Pte. Ltd.

20150085916 - Filtering video data in video coding: In an example, a method for filtering pixel data in video coding comprises determining a pixel filtering task from a plurality of pixel filtering tasks for filtering the pixel data, wherein each filtering task of the plurality of pixel filtering tasks is based on an instruction set for a programmable... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20150085918 - Image coding device, image coding method, and image coding integrated circuit: When compression encoding processing of an image is performed in units of macroblocks using a pipeline structure, an application of a skip mode or the like according to MPEG4AVC to compression encode an encoding target block requires motion vectors and the like of adjacent blocks of the encoding target block.... Agent:

20150085919 - Method and apparatus for encoding image information, and method and apparatus for decoding image information: In an image information encoder (10) supplied with an interlaced image in a 4:2:0 format, a color-difference signal phase correction unit (22) shifts, for motion estimation and compensation, the phase of the color-difference signal in a reference image block adaptively to a selected motion estimate mode and the value mv... Agent: Sony Corporation

20150085915 - Method and system for automatically encoding video with uniform throughput: A video compression method and system is specialized for uniform throughput video compression. The method/system encodes video sequences with uniform throughput, while reducing computational complexity as much as possible. By this means, it can efficiently decrease the latency incurred in video compression process and is suitable for real time video... Agent:

20150085917 - Method for storing image data, method for parsing image data, and an apparatus for using the same: The present invention relates to a method for storing image data, and a method for parsing image data, and an apparatus for using the same, which method includes the steps of encoding the image data, and storing an NAL (Network Abstraction Layer) unit containing the encoded image data in the... Agent:

20150085922 - Apparatuses and methods for reducing rate and distortion costs during encoding by modulating a lagrangian parameter: Examples of apparatuses and methods for reducing rate and distortion costs during encoding by modulating a Lagrangian parameter are described herein. An example apparatus may include an encoder configured to provide an encoded bitstream based on a video signal. The encoder is configured to determine first rate and distortion values... Agent: Magnum Semiconductor, Inc.

20150085920 - Distributed source coding using prediction modes obtained from side information: In a decoder, a desired image is estimated by first retrieving coding modes from an encoded side information image. For each bitplane in the encoded side information image, syndrome bits or parity bits are decoded to obtain an estimated bitplane of quantized transform coefficients of the desired image. A quantization... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

20150085923 - Method for improving compression efficiency of distributed source coding using intra-band information: In a decoder, a desired image is estimated by first retrieving coding modes from an encoded side information image. For each bitplane in the encoded side information image, syndrome bits or parity bits are decoded to obtain an estimated bitplane of quantized transform coefficients of the desired image. A quantization... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

20150085924 - Quantization for different color sampling schemes: A video coding or decoding method operable to generate blocks of quantized spatial frequency data by quantizing the video data according to a selected quantization step size and a matrix of data modifying the quantization step size for use at different respective block positions within an ordered block of samples,... Agent: Sony Corporation

20150085921 - Reducing quantization artifacts using neighbor-based weighted dithering: The forward transform and quantization components of the video encoders described herein may modify the quantization typically performed by video encoders to reduce quantization artifacts. For example, for a given pixel in an image macroblock, noise may be generated based on information about pixels in the neighborhood of the given... Agent: Apple Inc.

20150085925 - Video codecs with integrated gamut management: Image decoders encoders and transcoders incorporate gamut transformations. The gamut transformations alter tone, color or other characteristics of image data. The gamut transformations may comprise interpolation, extrapolation, direct mapping of pixel values and/or modification of an expansion function. Gamut transformations may be applied to generate image output (video or still)... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20150085928 - Apparatus for coding or decoding intra image based on line information of reference image block: An apparatus for coding an image is provided to effectively code the image. The apparatus for coding the image includes an input image segmentation unit to segment an input image into a plurality of image blocks including a first image block and a second image block. The apparatus also includes... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20150085927 - Encoder, decoder and methods thereof for video encoding and decoding: According to an embodiment, the encoder is configured to ensure that for each long-term picture i of a RPS of a picture the value of a flag is equal to 1 when there is at least two reference pictures in a decoded picture buffer with LSBs of the POC equal... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20150085926 - Image encoding method, image decoding method, image encoding device, and image decoding device: An image encoding method according to an aspect of the present invention includes: generating, from a plurality of first sub-bitstreams which are obtained by encoding a plurality of images on a per layer basis according to spatial scalable image encoding, a second sub-bitstream including two or more first sub-bitstreams corresponding... Agent:

20150085929 - Sub-prediction unit (pu) based temporal motion vector prediction in hevc and sub-pu design in 3d-hevc: Techniques are described for sub-prediction unit (PU) based motion prediction for video coding in HEVC and 3D-HEVC. In one example, the techniques include an advanced temporal motion vector prediction (TMVP) mode to predict sub-PUs of a PU in single layer coding for which motion vector refinement may be allowed. The... Agent:

20150085930 - Combined bi-predictive merging candidates for 3d video coding: A video coder generates a list of merging candidates for coding a video block of the 3D video. A maximum number of merging candidates in the list of merging candidates may be equal to 6. As part of generating the list of merging candidates, the video coder determines whether a... Agent:

20150085931 - Delayed chroma processing in block processing pipelines: A block processing pipeline in which macroblocks are input to and processed according to row groups so that adjacent macroblocks on a row are not concurrently at adjacent stages of the pipeline. The input method may allow chroma processing to be postponed until after luma processing. One or more upstream... Agent: Apple Inc.

20150085936 - Image coding method, image decoding method, image coding apparatus, and image decoding apparatus: An image coding method includes: deriving a candidate for a motion vector predictor from a neighboring motion vector; adding the candidate to a list; selecting a motion vector predictor from the list; coding a current block; and coding a current motion vector. In the deriving, the candidate is derived according... Agent:

20150085937 - Image encoding device, image decoding device, image encoding method, and image decoding method: An image encoding device include a predicting unit for adaptively determining the size of each motion prediction unit block according to color component signals, and for dividing each motion prediction unit block into motion, vector allocation regions to search for a motion vector, and a variable length encoding unit for,... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20150085933 - Method and apparatus for encoding multi-view images, and method and apparatus for decoding multi-view images: The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for encoding images and to method and apparatus for decoding images. The method for encoding a current predicted unit in a 3D image includes: selecting the motion vector of a neighboring block as the predicted motion vector candidate of the current... Agent:

20150085932 - Method and apparatus of motion vector derivation for 3d video coding: A method and apparatus for deriving MVP (motion vector predictor) for Skip or Merge mode in 3D video coding are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprises determining an MVP candidate set for a selected block and selecting one MVP from an MVP list for motion vector coding of the... Agent:

20150085935 - Sub-prediction unit (pu) based temporal motion vector prediction in hevc and sub-pu design in 3d-hevc: Techniques are described for sub-prediction unit (PU) based motion prediction for video coding in HEVC and 3D-HEVC. In one example, the techniques include an advanced temporal motion vector prediction (TMVP) mode to predict sub-PUs of a PU in single layer coding for which motion vector refinement may be allowed. The... Agent:

20150085934 - Video encoding/decoding methods, corresponding computer programs and video encoding/decoding devices: c

20150085938 - Image decoding method and apparatus using same: The present invention includes an image information decoding method which comprises: a step of receiving a bitstream that includes a network abstraction layer (NAL) unit including information related to an encoded image; and a step of parsing an NAL unit header of the NAL unit. The NAL unit header includes... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20150085939 - Devices for sending and receiving a long-term reference picture indicator: A method for sending a long-term reference picture indicator by an electronic device is described. The method includes generating a long-term reference picture indicator. The method also includes sending the long-term reference picture indicator. The method further includes generating a used by current picture flag corresponding to a current picture.... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20150085940 - Method and apparatus for reproducing video data: A method and an apparatus for reproducing video data are provided. The method includes the steps of extracting a coded video data stream and video data attribute information from the stored video file, extracting samples relevant to an expanded time layer from the extracted video data stream on the basis... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20150085942 - Method, system and apparatus for evaluating video quality: A method, a system, and an apparatus for evaluating video quality are disclosed to improve accuracy of the evaluation. The method includes: obtaining information about a transmitted video; resolving the information about the transmitted video to obtain video frame parameters, where the video frame parameters include a compression distortion parameter... Agent:

20150085941 - Transmission of compressed data stream with compensation values: In a data transmission system such as a television service provider system, compensation value data corresponding to information lost during lossy compression of program content (which may or may not already be compressed prior to the lossy compression) may be sent to a customer along with the lossy-compressed content. At... Agent:

20150085943 - Video processing device, video processing method, television receiver, program, and recording medium: On the basis of quantization codes of each separate block and results of motion determination of each separate block, a noise amount calculating section (150) of a video processing device (100) selects at least one noise reduction process that is applied to the target frame from among a plurality of... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20150085947 - Communication system and method using space division multi-user multiple input multiple output (sd-mimo) communication method: Provided is a communication system using a space division multi-user multiple input multiple output (SD-MIMO) communication method. A transmission apparatus may transmit, to each of terminals included within a coverage, common control information commonly transmitted to the terminals and individual control information individually transmitted to each of the terminals. The... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20150085948 - Method and apparatus of using cdd like schemes with ue-rs based open loop beamforming: A method and apparatus of wireless communication are disclosed. The wireless communication performs pilot signal transmissions using a first precoding matrix for user equipment specific pilot signals, the pilot signal transmissions having a first transmission rank. The wireless communication also performs data transmissions using a second precoding matrix for data... Agent:

20150085946 - Methods and arrangements for communications in low power wireless networks: Embodiments may comprise an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) system operating in the 1 GHz and lower frequency bands. In many embodiments, the physical layer logic may implement orthogonal frequency division multiplexing symbols encoded with 32 sub-carriers such as twenty data sub-carriers, four pilot sub-carriers, seven guard sub-carriers, and one... Agent:

20150085944 - Methods of antenna system control in massive mimo systems: A multiple input multiple output (MIMO) antenna system is implemented for communications in a wireless device. Information regarding the environment surrounding the wireless device may be used to determine which of the MIMO antennas are selected such that communications performance is improved. Metrics related to signal transmission and reception by... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20150085945 - Systems and methods for ofdm channelization: Systems and methods for OFDM channelization are provided that allow for the coexistence of sub-band channels and diversity channels. Methods of defining diversity sub-channels and sub-band sub-channels are provided and systematic channel definition and labeling schemes are provided.... Agent:

20150085949 - Multi-channel through-wall communication system using crosstalk suppression: A system for communicating through a solid wall uses piezoelectric transducers in a multiple-input multiple-output configuration and applies crosstalk suppression. Methods of suppressing or avoiding crosstalk between parallel communication channels includes zero-forcing, eigenmode transmission, and least mean squared error processing. Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing can be used to increase transmission... Agent: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

20150085950 - Antenna systems with common overhead for cdma base stations: Systems and methods for use in CDMA antenna systems are provided in which signals each having a common overhead component are transmitted on a set of adjacent beams of a sector with a micro-timing offset between signals transmitted on adjacent pairs of beams which is large enough that destructive cancellation... Agent:

20150085951 - 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, the apparatus comprises an encoder for encoding service data corresponding to each of a plurality of data transmission path, wherein each of the data transmission path carries at least one service component,... Agent:

20150085954 - Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving codebook subset restriction bitmap: A method for transmitting and receiving a codebook subset restriction bitmap is provided. The Codebook Subset Restriction (CSR) bitmap transmission method of an evolved Node B (eNB) in transmission mode 9 for communication with 8 antenna ports includes generating a CSR bitmap including bits corresponding to restricted precoding matrix indicators... Agent:

20150085955 - Method and apparatus for transmitting precoding martrix index and preforming precoding: A method and an apparatus for sending a Precoding Matrix Index (PMI) and performing precoding are provided in the embodiments of the present invention. The method for sending the PMI comprises the following steps: a user equipment acquires the transmission channel capability of carrying the PMI; according to the transmission... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20150085953 - Method for transmitting feedback information via a spatial rank index (sri) channel: A method for transmitting feedback information via a Spatial Rank Index (SRI) channel includes determining, at an access terminal, a value of a spatial rank index and transmitting, from the access terminal through the SRI channel, feedback information indicating the determined value of the spatial rank index according to a... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20150085952 - Signal generation method and signal generation device: A transmission method simultaneously transmitting a first modulated signal and a second modulated signal at a common frequency performs precoding on both signals using a fixed precoding matrix and regularly changes the phase of at least one of the signals, thereby improving received data signal quality for a reception device.... Agent:

20150085956 - Data transmission system and data transmission method: In order to make it possible to suppress attenuation of a data signal waveform without extra power consumption in high-speed transmission by using a high-speed clock, a data transmission system of the present invention includes a sending unit that outputs a reference signal generated by delaying a clock signal and... Agent:

20150085958 - Dc correction for accurate detection of pulses: Techniques are presented herein for distinguishing between the DC component of a real signal and DC energy of a received signal due to the radio receiver circuitry. Samples are obtained of a received signal derived from output of a receiver of a communication device. A mean of the samples is... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.

20150085957 - Method of calibrating a slicer in a receiver or the like: A method of calibrating data slicer-latches in a receiver to remove offset errors in the slicer-latches. A known voltage is applied to all but one of the inputs of the slicer-latch. The remaining input receives an offset cancelation voltage from a DAC is stepped upward from a minimum voltage until... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20150085959 - Digital video broadcast receiver: A digital video broadcast receiver including a frequency synthesizer, a plurality of frequency dividing-phase shifting circuits, an antenna and a plurality of signal processing modules is provided. The frequency synthesizer synthesizes a first frequency signal. The frequency dividing-phase shifting circuits individually perform a frequency dividing-phase shifting operation on the first... Agent: Ali Corporation

20150085960 - Carrier wave reproduction device and carrier wave reproduction method: The present invention provides a carrier wave reproduction device in which bit-error characteristics are improved without decreasing transmission capacity. The carrier wave reproduction device is equipped with an interpolation filter that estimates a phase error for a received symbol on the basis of a pilot symbol included in the received... Agent: Nec Corporation

20150085962 - Canceling narrowband interfering signals in a distributed antenna system: Canceling narrowband interfering signals in a distributed antenna system is provided. In one aspect, a cancellation sub-system includes a decimator module, a filter, an interpolator module, and a combiner module coupled to the uplink path and a reference path in parallel with the uplink path. The reference path includes the... Agent:

20150085961 - Pilot design for wireless system: The description herein relates to pilot designs for an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) based communication system. In at least one embodiment, the communication system is one operating according to the IEEE 802.16m, or WiMax, standard. In general, an OFDM transmitter operates to insert pilot symbols into a resource of... Agent:

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