FREE patent keyword monitoring and additional FREE benefits. http://images1.freshpatents.com/images/triangleright (1K) REGISTER now for FREE triangleleft (1K)
FreshPatents.com Logo    FreshPatents.com icons
Monitor Keywords Patent Organizer File a Provisional Patent Browse Inventors Browse Industry Browse Agents


Pulse Or Digital Communications > Bandwidth Reduction Or Expansion > Television Or Motion Video Signal > Adaptive

Adaptive

Adaptive patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

07/24/14 - 20140204995 - Efficient region of interest detection
An apparatus having a circuit is disclosed. The circuit may be configured to (i) calculate a plurality of complexity values while compressing a current picture in a video signal. Each complexity value generally characterizes how a corresponding one of a plurality of blocks in the current picture was compressed. The...

07/24/14 - 20140204996 - Adaptive noise reduction engine for streaming video
An adaptive video noise reduction (AVNR) engine reduces noise in streaming video. The engine reads embedded information in the streaming video describing attributes of the video, such as bit rate, frame rate, resolution, content type and quality of the streaming video. The information may be included in a manifest of...

07/24/14 - 20140204997 - Soft demapper, calculating system, and method for calibrating soft data of multimedia data stream
By determining a scaling factor for scaling signals according to a signal having low bit error rates, and by adjusting soft data using the scaling factor, when soft data are simulated using the Gaussian Model having obvious errors with respect to reality, impacts of signals having low bit error rates...

07/24/14 - 20140204998 - Image encoding/decoding method and apparatus for same
According to the present invention, an image encoding/decoding method comprises the steps of: performing an intra prediction on a current block so as to generate a prediction block; performing filtering on a filtering target pixel in the prediction block on the basis of the intra prediction mode of the current...

07/24/14 - 20140204999 - Method and apparatus for encoding/decoding image information
The present invention relates to a deblocking filtering method, a method for inducing bs (boundary strength) therefor, and a method and an apparatus for encoding/decoding using the same. The method for inducing the bS of the present invention comprises the steps of: inducing a boundary of a deblocking filtering unit...

07/24/14 - 20140205000 - Image encoding/decoding method and apparatus for same
According to the present invention, an image encoding/decoding method comprises the steps of: performing an intra prediction on a current block so as to generate a prediction block; performing filtering on a filtering target pixel in the prediction block on the basis of the intra prediction mode of the current...

07/24/14 - 20140205001 - Adaptive weighting of reference pictures in video encoding
A video decoder, encoder, and corresponding methods for processing video data for an image block and a particular reference picture index to predict the image block are disclosed that utilize adaptive weighting of reference pictures to enhance video compression, where a decoder includes a reference picture weighting factor unit for...

07/17/14 - 20140198839 - Low latency sub-frame level video decoding
A method includes transmitting encoded video data related to video frames of a video stream from a source to a client device through a network such that a packet of the encoded video data is limited to including data associated with one portion of a video frame. The video frame...

07/17/14 - 20140198840 - Method and apparatus for adaptive loop filter with constrained filter coefficients
Methods and apparatuses for processing of coded video using ALF are disclosed. Embodiments according to the present invention apply ALF with constrained data range to reconstructed video data. The ALF parameters comprise a center coefficient, one or more non-center coefficients, and an offset term. As an example, the constrained data...

07/10/14 - 20140192858 - Jctvc-l0226: vps and vps_extension updates
The VPS and vps_extension( ) syntax structures are updated with some cleanups for the HEVC Extensions in scalable video coding, multi-view coding and 3D video coding areas. In addition, four options of adding syntaxes to support mixed video sequences in various layers for the VPS extension are described....

07/10/14 - 20140192859 - Jctvc-l0227: vps_extension with updates of profile-tier-level syntax structure
The profile_tier_level syntax structure of a High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) syntax structure is updated to provide more flexibility for use in the vps_extension( ) syntax structure for use in each layer or operating point. A new flag ‘LevelPresentFlag’ is added in profile_tier_level syntax structure to support the variance of...

07/10/14 - 20140192860 - Method, device, computer program, and information storage means for encoding or decoding a scalable video sequence
wherein at least one flag in the bit-stream indicates that part or all of the second SAO parameters are inferred from the first SAO parameters...

07/10/14 - 20140192861 - Method and apparatus for reordered binarization of syntax elements in cabac
A method and apparatus of context-based adaptive binary arithmetic encoding/decoding for syntax elements of one or more blocks are disclosed. According to one embodiment of the present invention, the binarization results of the x and y positions of the last significant coefficient of a transform unit are reordered by collecting...

07/03/14 - 20140185664 - Inter-layer prediction using sample-adaptive adjustments for bit depth scalable video coding
An apparatus for coding video data according to certain aspects includes a memory unit and a processor in communication with the memory unit. The memory unit stores video data. The video data may include a base layer comprising samples with a lower bit depth and an enhancement layer comprising samples...

07/03/14 - 20140185665 - High-frequency-pass sample adaptive offset in video coding
This disclosure presents techniques for sample adaptive offset (SAO) filtering that focus on filtering the changed region of a picture or layer (e.g., the high frequency component of video blocks of a picture or layer). In general, the techniques of this disclosure may be referred to as High-Frequency-Pass SAO (HSAO)...

07/03/14 - 20140185666 - Apparatus and method for moving image encoding and apparatus and method for moving image decoding
According to certain embodiment, there is provided a moving image encoding apparatus in which a first encoding unit performs a first encoding process on an input image to generate first encoded data and to perform a first decoding process on the first encoded data to generate a first decoded image,...

06/26/14 - 20140177701 - System and method for time budget achievement in real-time video encoding
A method and apparatus for encoding video is provided. A pre-analysis processor processes unencoded video data formed from a series of video pictures into respective video segments. An allocation processor allocates a first encoding time budget to a respective video segment respective video segment based on a size of the...

06/26/14 - 20140177702 - Constant quality video encoding
In embodiments, the sets of encoding control variable settings may be selected based on quality of the encoded video and/or audio data. Instances of video and/or audio data encoded with different sets may be compared to the data from which they were generated to determine one or more quality metrics....

06/26/14 - 20140177703 - Methods and systems for quality controlled encoding
This disclosure describes techniques for controlling a perceived quality of multimedia sequences to try to achieve a desired constant perceptual quality regardless of the content of the sequences. In particular, an encoding device may implement quality control techniques to associate a sequence segment with a content “class” based on the...

06/26/14 - 20140177704 - Multi-type parallelized sample adaptive offset in video coding
In general, techniques are described for performing multiple passes of sample adaptive offset (SAO) filtering when coding video data. A video decoding device comprising one or more processors may perform the techniques. The processors may determine a first SAO pixel classification for a block of video data and determine a...

06/26/14 - 20140177705 - Picture coding and decoding apparatuses and methods performing variable length coding and decoding on a slice header stream and arithmetic coding and decoding on a slice data stream
A frame coding unit generates individual picture signal information from a moving picture signal, and outputs a frame code value which is a numeric value to be obtained as a result of coding picture signal information of each frame. A variable length coding unit decomposes the frame code value into...

06/19/14 - 20140169446 - Adaptive decoding system
A method, system, and computer program product for adaptive decoding is provided herein. The method includes the steps of receiving a video bitstream, selecting an initial extraction level, and switching to a lower quality extraction level if a decoding rate is less than a rate at which data extracted from...

06/19/14 - 20140169447 - Combination hevc deblocker/sao filter
Systems and methods are provided that allow a deblocking filter and a sample adaptive offset (SAO) filter to be combined in a loop filter stage of a High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) decoder. In combining the deblocking filter and the SAO filter, an intermediate buffer may not be utilized, while...

06/19/14 - 20140169448 - Low-delay buffering model in video coding
Techniques for low-delay buffering in a video coding process are disclosed. Video decoding techniques may include receiving a first decoded picture buffer (DPB) output delay and a second DPB output delay for a decoded picture, determining, for the decoded picture, a first DPB output time using the first DPB output...

06/19/14 - 20140169449 - Reference picture management for layered video
An encoded representation (60) of a picture (10) of a video stream (1) is decoded by retrieving buffer description information defining at least one reference picture (40, 42). The buffer description information is used to determine a picture identifier of a reference picture (40, 42), which is compared to picture...

06/19/14 - 20140169450 - Methods and apparatuses for encoding and decoding video using periodic buffer description
A method of encoding video including: writing a plurality of predetermined buffer descriptions into a sequence parameter set of a coded video bitstream; writing a plurality of updating parameters into a slice header of the coded video bitstream for selecting and modifying one buffer description out of the plurality of...

06/12/14 - 20140161174 - High-density quality-adaptive multi-rate transcoder systems and methods
The present invention provides methods and systems that create numerous high-quality output streams at different spatial or temporal resolutions from a single input stream. An input stream is transcoded at a first transcoder module to provide N output streams, wherein each of the N output streams comprises different versions of...

06/12/14 - 20140161175 - Advanced residual prediction in scalable and multi-view video coding
In an example, a method of coding video data includes determining a partition mode for coding a block of video data, where the partition mode indicates a division of the block of video data for predictive coding. The method also includes determining whether to code a weighting factor for an...

06/12/14 - 20140161176 - Method and device for controlling video quality fluctuation based on scalable video coding
Disclosed are a method and an apparatus for controlling video quality fluctuation based on scalable video coding. The method includes: performing scalable video coding on video data to be transmitted to generate a base layer and at least one enhancement layer; sending the video data after the scalable video coding...

06/05/14 - 20140153635 - Method, computer program product, and system for multi-threaded video encoding
A method, computer program product, and system are provided for multi-threaded video encoding. The method includes the steps of generating a set of motion vectors in a hardware video encoder based on a current frame of a video stream and a reference frame of the video stream, dividing the current...

06/05/14 - 20140153636 - Image decoding method, image coding method, image decoding apparatus, image coding apparatus, and image coding and decoding apparatus
An image decoding method includes: obtaining a boundary control flag for jointly controlling a deblocking filter operation and a sample adaptive offset operation for a slice boundary of a current slice to be decoded included in a coded picture; decoding the current slice; performing the deblocking filter operation based on...

06/05/14 - 20140153637 - Data processing device and data processing method
A data processing device calculates the number of temporary redundant packets based on the transmission rate of a wireless network and the frame composition ratio between I frames and P frames, calculates a temporary redundant packet rate based on the transmission rate and the number of temporary redundant packets, calculates...

06/05/14 - 20140153638 - Video encoding method and apparatus and video decoding method and apparatus, based on hierarchical coded block pattern information
A method and apparatus for decoding video and a method and apparatus for encoding video are provided. The method for decoding video includes: receiving and parsing a bitstream of encoded video; extracting, from the bitstream, encoded image data of a current picture assigned to a maximum coding unit of the...

05/29/14 - 20140146873 - Image processing apparatus and method
A method and apparatus for applying a tile size adaptively based on a size of a coding unit. An image processing apparatus may detect a size of a largest coding unit (LCU) used in encoding of a video from a header of a bitstream, may determine a tile size adaptively...

05/29/14 - 20140146874 - Data processing apparatus with adaptive compression/de-compression algorithm selection for data communication over camera interface and related data processing method
A data processing apparatus has a compressor and an output interface. The compressor generates an output multimedia data according to an input multimedia data. The output interface packs the output multimedia data into an output bitstream, and outputs the output bitstream to another data processing apparatus via a camera interface....

05/29/14 - 20140146875 - Loop filtering across constrained intra block boundaries in video coding
This disclosure describes techniques for coding video data. In particular, this disclosure describes techniques for loop filtering for video coding. The techniques of this disclosure may apply to loop filtering and/or partial loop filtering across block boundaries in scalable video coding processes. Loop filtering may include, for example, one or...

05/29/14 - 20140146876 - Moving picture coding apparatus, moving picture coding method, moving picture coding program, and moving picture decoding apparatus
An inter mode coding unit codes the information regarding the motion information of either one of a merge mode and a motion vector difference mode. A block size information coding unit codes the shape of the block on which the motion compensation prediction is performed. An evaluation inter mode setting...

05/29/14 - 20140146877 - Method for dynamically adapting video image parameters for facilitating subsequent applications
A method for adapting an input video stream (V) for facilitating a subsequent application to be performed upon receipt of the adapted video stream by a receiver comprises the steps of determining control parameters (AVP) from quality requirement parameters (QR), bandwidth limitation parameters (BW) and spatial parameters (x, y), a...

05/29/14 - 20140146878 - Method and apparatus for encoding video in consideration of scanning order of coding units having hierarchical structure, and method and apparatus for decoding video in consideration of scanning order of coding units having hierarchical structure
A method and apparatus for decoding a video and a method and apparatus for encoding a video are provided. The method for decoding the video includes: receiving and parsing a bitstream of an encoded video; extracting, from the bitstream, encoded image data of a current picture of the encoded video...

05/29/14 - 20140146879 - Method and apparatus for encoding video in consideration of scanning order of coding units having hierarchical structure, and method and apparatus for decoding video in consideration of scanning order of coding units having hierarchical structure
A method and apparatus for decoding a video and a method and apparatus for encoding a video are provided. The method for decoding the video includes: receiving and parsing a bitstream of an encoded video; extracting, from the bitstream, encoded image data of a current picture of the encoded video...

05/29/14 - 20140146880 - Method and apparatus for encoding video in consideration of scanning order of coding units having hierarchical structure, and method and apparatus for decoding video in consideration of scanning order of coding units having hierarchical structure
A method and apparatus for decoding a video and a method and apparatus for encoding a video are provided. The method for decoding the video includes: receiving and parsing a bitstream of an encoded video; extracting, from the bitstream, encoded image data of a current picture of the encoded video...

05/22/14 - 20140140392 - Video processing system with prediction mechanism and method of operation thereof
A video processing system, and a method of operation thereof, including: a source input module for receiving a frame from a video source; a left co-located prediction module, coupled to the source input module, for determining a left intra direction based on an enhancement left neighbor mode and a base...

05/15/14 - 20140133546 - Video encoding device, video decoding device, video encoding method, video decoding method, video encoding program, and video decoding program
A video encoding device includes means used to estimate a lower limit of a bit amount/distortion cost function when an adaptive interpolation filter (AIF) is used based on a generated bit amount and an encoding distortion amount when a region-based adaptive interpolation filter (RBAIF) is used upon selecting an optimum...

05/15/14 - 20140133547 - Image processing device and image processing method
There is provided an image processing device including an acquisition section that acquires, from a parameter set of an encoded stream, a parameter group including one or more parameters used when encoding or decoding an image, and a sub-identifier that identifies the parameter group, and a decoding section that decodes...

05/15/14 - 20140133548 - Method, apparatus and computer program products for detecting boundaries of video segments
There is provided a method comprising receiving at least one sample of a sensor data obtained from at least one sensor; obtaining an indicator of a video scene change on the basis of the at least one sample of the sensor data; and providing the indicator in order to change...

05/15/14 - 20140133549 - Picture coding method, picture decoding method, picture coding apparatus, picture decoding apparatus, and program thereof
A picture coding method of the present invention codes a picture signal and a ratio of a number of luminance pixels and a number of chrominance pixels for the picture signal, and then one coding method out of at least two coding methods is selected depending on the ratio. Next,...

05/08/14 - 20140126626 - Method for media rate control in a video encoding system
A method for media rate control in a video encoding system disclosed. In one embodiment, an optical remaining one of the three parameter sets (Sk) is computed based on the provided user configuration inputs of two parameters sets (Si, Sj), wherein the user configuration inputs comprise two parameter sets (Si...

05/08/14 - 20140126627 - Search apparatus and search method of prediction mode having direction
A search apparatus and search method of prediction mode having direction are provided. The apparatus and method can be applied to intra-prediction of video processing. An initial prediction mode is quickly selected based on a distribution of directional energy values. A plurality of first-stage prediction modes are obtained by spreading...

05/08/14 - 20140126628 - Best quality given a maximum bit rate
The present invention relates to flow control of a digital data stream that is to be transmitted with limited bit rate. The present invention provides a mix between CQ and CB. This in order to, in real time, ensure best possible quality of a data stream given a maximum available...

05/08/14 - 20140126629 - Method and apparatus for encoding/decoding video in intra prediction mode
Provided is a method for decoding video, which performs prediction in an intra mode. The method for decoding video according to the invention comprises steps of: creating a current table index using a code number and MPM index information; and deriving a current prediction mode by adopting an index mapping...

05/08/14 - 20140126630 - Image information encoding and decoding method
The present invention relates to an image information encoding and decoding method and a device for same. One embodiment of an image information encoding method according to the present invention, as an image information encoding method according to another embodiment of the present invention, includes the steps of: generating a...

05/08/14 - 20140126631 - Optimal intra prediction in block-based video coding
Selection of an optimal directional intra prediction mode for block-based video coding from a reduced number of intra predictions, including a plurality of angular intra predictions, a planar prediction mode, and DC prediction mode, by performing a logarithmic search inside a set of intra prediction directions....