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8873870 Image encoding apparatus and method for handling intra-image predictive encoding with various color spaces and color signal resolutions  
The present invention is directed to an image information encoding apparatus adapted for performing intra-image encoding based on resolution of color components and color space of an input image...
8873644 Isolated modulator circuit with synchronized pulse generator for self-monitoring reset with capacitively-coupled isolation barrier  
Self-monitoring reset circuitry is presented for use in analog-to-digital converters and other modulator circuitry with capacitively coupled isolation barriers in which the modulator output data is...
8872690 Superconductor analog to digital converter  
Superconductor analog-to-digital converters (ADC) offer high sensitivity and large dynamic range. One approach to increasing the dynamic range further is with a subranging architecture, whereby the...
8872682 Analog-to-digital conversion loop for PS15 and WSS systems  
An analog-to-digital conversion loop adapted to generate a digital output signal corresponding to a low-pass filtered replica of an analog input signal, including an analog adder configured to...
8872692 Distance measuring device and receiving devices thereof  
Provided are a distance measuring device using an impulse signal and a receiving device thereof. The distance measuring device includes: a transmitting device transmitting an impulse signal; and a...
8870454 Multiple electrothermal-filter device  
During operation of the device, a drive circuit may provide a drive signal having a fundamental frequency to two electrothermal filters (ETFs) having different temperature-dependent time constants....
8872686 Low glitch current digital-to-analog converter  
The present disclosure relates to a method and architecture to minimize a transient glitch within a current digital-to-analog converter (DAC) comprising an array of identical current unit cells....
8872684 Resonant filter, delta-sigma A/D converter, and semiconductor device  
A delta-sigma A/D converter includes a loop filter including a resonant filter, a quantizer, and a feedback D/A converter. The resonant filter includes a resonator including a resistor and a...
8873672 Concatenated coding scheme for burst noise and AWGN for multi-channel applications  
Concatenated coding scheme for burst noise and AWGN for multi-channel applications. An appropriately selected and relatively powerful error correction code (ECC) or forward error correction (FEC)...
8872676 Systems and methods for switching  
In one embodiment, a capacitive switching system may include a plurality of capacitive switches and at least one processor. Each of the capacitive switches may include an activation surface offset...
8872685 Techniques to reduce harmonic distortions of impedance attenuators for low-power wideband high-resolution DACs  
A digital-to-analog converter (DAC) includes, in part, a multitude of input stages that supply currents to a pair of current summing nodes in response to a digital signal, and an impedance...
8873673 Method and apparatus for information transmission in a radio communication system  
A method of transmitting, by a transmitter, information in a wireless communication system, the method includes generating first and second symbols; generating first and second transmit vectors on...
8872688 Methods and systems for compressed sensing analog to digital conversion  
Disclosed herein are example methods, systems, and devices for compressed sensing analog to digital conversion. In an example embodiment, a multiplication circuit is configured to multiply an input...
8872689 Circuit arrangement and method for operating an analog-to-digital converter  
Circuit arrangement, including a first resistor, a second resistor, a current source and an analog-to-digital converter. The second resistor is thermally coupled to the first resistor. The current...
8874427 In-context exact (ICE) matching  
Methods, systems and program product are disclosed for determining matching level of a text lookup segment with a plurality of source texts in a translation memory in terms of context. The...
8872687 Digital to analog converting method and converter insensitive to code-dependent distortions  
A digital to analog converting method insensitive to code-dependent distortions is implemented by a digital to analog converter (DAC) having a plurality of unit current sources. A plurality of...
8872089 Solid-state imaging device  
Disclosed is a solid-state imaging device capable of calculating the difference in charge obtained by photoelectric conversion, and capable of a high level of integration. A solid-state imaging...
8875105 Efficiently developing software using test cases to check the conformity of the software to the requirements  
A method for efficiently developing software and supporting creation of source code so as to develop software that meets the requirements. A plurality of test cases defining a plurality of...
8872677 Method and apparatus for compressing data-carrying signals  
A compression method applies a selection rule to input symbols and generates a reduced partial set of symbols. The partial set is checked against a dictionary-index for a match. A match identifies...
8873688 Unknown rate clock recovery from fixed rate transmission system  
Systems and methods for transmitting data having a rate indicated by an associated clock signal, using a fixed rate transmission system are disclosed. One embodiment of the invention includes an...
8872568 Method for setting offset gain of analog output module  
A method for setting an offset gain of analog output module configured to convert a digital signal outputted from an MPU (Micro Processing Unit) to an analog signal and to output the converted...
8872678 Systems and methods for variable rate conversion  
Poly-phase filters are used to offer an efficient and low complexity solution to rate conversion. However, they suffer from inflexibility and are not easily reconfigured. A novel design for rate...
8872691 Metastability detection and correction in analog to digital converter  
A method of operating an analog to digital converter (ADC) comprises comparing an analog input signal to a reference signal, using a comparator, and generating a comparator output according to the...
8872681 Optical intensity-to-phase converter, mach-zehnder interferometer, optical A/D converter, and method of constructing optical intensity-to-phase converter  
An optical intensity-to-phase converter according to the present invention includes first and second waveguides to which a first input light is input, a third waveguide to which a second input...
8872683 Electronic compensation of capacitive micro-machined sensors parasitic modes in force-feedback interface systems  
Operating capacitive sensors in force feedback mode has many benefits, such as improved bandwidth, and lower sensitivity to process and temperature variation. To overcome, the non-linearity of the...
8872679 System and method for data compression using multiple small encoding tables  
A system and method for compressing and decompressing multiple types of character data. The system and method employ multiple encoding tables, each designed for encoding a subset of character data,...
8872680 Calibrating timing, gain and bandwidth mismatch in interleaved ADCs using injection of random pulses  
A method and a corresponding device for calibrating an interleaved analog-to-digital converter (ADC) involve injecting a pulsed, substantially-random signal into a plurality of channels in the ADC....
8873592 System and method for adding a low data rate data channel to a 100Base-T ethernet link  
A system and method is disclosed for adding a low data rate data channel to a 100Base-T Ethernet link without significantly impacting an IEEE defined 100Base-T protocol for the Ethernet link. A...
8873873 Image decoding apparatus and method for handling intra-image predictive decoding with various color spaces and color signal resolutions  
The present invention is directed to an image information decoding apparatus adapted for performing intra-image decoding based on resolution of color components and color space of an input image...
8873669 Adaptable codec for selecting encoding scheme based on quality of experience  
The present invention provides an adaptable codec for use in a communication system. The adaptable codec is capable of encoding a digital stream to be transmitted according to any one of a number...
8866646 Memory compression technique with low latency per pixel  
In an embodiment, a compression unit is provided which may perform compression of images with low latency and relatively little hardware. Similarly, a decompression unit may be provided which may...
8867753 Apparatus, method and computer program for upmixing a downmix audio signal  
An apparatus for upmixing a downmix audio signal describing one or more downmix audio channels into an upmixed audio signal describing a plurality of upmixed audio channels includes an upmixer...
8866640 Prioritizing user input devices  
An apparatus, method and program storage device are provided for preventing inadvertent inputs from a user while utilizing an electronic device having multiple user input devices. The instant...
8866655 Modulator with variable quantizer  
Representative implementations of devices and techniques provide a variable quantizer for a modulator. A compare value of the quantizer changes with each clock cycle of the modulator. The variable...
8866651 Analog-to-digital converter and self-diagnosis method for analog-to-digital converter  
An analog-to-digital converter includes an input terminal to which an analog input voltage is input, a digital-to-analog converter unit, a comparator that compares the analog input voltage and an...
8866649 Method and system for using non-variable compression group size in partial cloning  
Method and system for partially cloning a data container with compression is provided. A storage operating system determines if a portion of a source data container that is to be cloned includes a...
8867640 Apparatus for transmitting and receiving a signal and method of transmitting and receiving a signal  
According to one embodiment, a method of transmitting a broadcasting signal includes: encoding data; encoding signaling data by an LDPC (Low Density Parity Check) scheme; building a signal frame...
8866647 Computer product, information processing apparatus, and information search apparatus  
A recording medium stores an information processing program that causes a computer to execute storing a compression symbol map group having a bit string indicating for each character code, presence...
8866648 Through metal communication system  
The through metal communication system sends messages by tapping on metal barriers, such as pipelines, bulkheads, and the like. A robotic element attaches itself to a metal barrier, wall, pipe, and...
8866656 Hybrid digital-to-analog converter and method thereof  
Hybrid digital-to-analog converter and method thereof are provided. The hybrid digital-to-analog converter (DAC) includes a data processor, at least one first type DAC, at least one second type...
8866753 User interface  
The present invention relates to a user interface (1) which can be employed in household appliances such as cooking appliances, dishwashers, washing machines, refrigerators, and all appliances...
8866652 Apparatus and method for reducing sampling circuit timing mismatch  
An example apparatus, system, and method for sampling in an interleaved sampling circuit having multiple channels. In an embodiment, an input clock is used to synchronize the transitions of...
8867647 Transmit diversity using low code rate spatial multiplexing  
A system is provided for transmitting a low code rate spatially multiplexed channel on multiple antennas. The system includes a transmitter and a processor. The processor is configured such that...
8866661 Input converter for an EEG monitoring system, signal conversion method and monitoring system  
In order to minimize noise and current consumption in an EEG monitoring system (40) which can be continuously carried by a person to be monitored, an input converter (44) for an EEG monitoring...
8866641 Method and apparatus for controlling a keypad of a device  
A device (2600) includes a controllable skin texture (2606) defining a keypad (2610), a sensor (2602), and control logic (200). The sensor senses a proximity of a pointing element (2900) to a...
8866660 Data adaptive analog to digital converter  
A system and method for mitigating Analog to Digital (A/D) clipping is disclosed. The mean and variance of analog input data are tracked and the bits of A/D are dynamically reassigned to keep the...
8868432 Audio signal bandwidth extension in CELP-based speech coder  
A method for decoding an audio signal having a bandwidth that extends beyond a bandwidth of a CELP excitation signal in an audio decoder including a CELP-based decoder element. The method includes...
8866642 Uniquely identifiable keys for electronic keyboards  
An electronic keyboard including a plurality of keys arranged as a matrix, each key including a plunger, and a conductive element on the bottom of the plunger, the conductive element having a...
8867667 Systems and methods for monitoring a wireless network  
Systems, methods, and devices to enable monitoring of wireless networks are described herein. In some aspects, a low power receiver or a receiver operating in a low power mode scans for signals...
8866659 Data acquisition device with real time digital trigger  
A data acquisition device incorporates a front end analog-to-digital converter (ADC), which is responsive to an applied analog input signal, sample that signal and provide digital data...