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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...
8866650 Apparatus, systems and methods for for digital testing of ADC/DAC combination  
A circuit for testing digital-to-analog (DAC) and analog-to-digital converters (ADC) is provided. The circuit applies a code pattern having a plurality of sequential values to the digital to analog...
8868365 System and method of generating external parameter value for separately excited motor controller  
A system and a method of generating an external parameter value for a separately excited motor controller are disclosed, the system including: a digital signal processor to convert a received...
8866657 Apparatus and method for converting analog signal to digital signal  
An apparatus of a Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) is provided. The apparatus includes a logic circuit for performing a logical operation based on a combination of bit values b0 through bN-1 of a...
8866653 Successive approximation analog to digital converter and method thereof  
A successive approximation (SAR) analog-to-digital converter for generating a digital signal of N bits is provided. The converter includes a capacitive digital-to-analog conversion circuit...
8866643 Rotation input device  
In a rotation input device, a planetary carrier, connected to an operation knob, rotatably supports a planetary gear which meshes with an outer teeth row provided for a sun gear, to which an output...
8866654 Apparatus for analog-to-digital conversion with a high effective-sample-rate on the leading edge of a signal pulse  
A method and electronic device for outputting time values and energy of an analog input signal by dynamically determining a plurality of threshold values, comparing, using a plurality of comparator...
8866658 Digital-to-analog converter  
A resistor string digital-to-analog converter includes a high-order resistor string, first high-order switches, a high-order decoder, a low-order decoder, and a conversion unit. The high-order...
8866645 Method and apparatus for compression of generalized sensor data  
Methods and apparatus for compression of generalized sensor data are described. One example method for use in compression of generalized sensor data at a first location for transmission to a second...
8866644 Detecting whether an arbitrary-length bit string input matches one of a plurality of known arbitrary-length bit strings using a hierarchical data structure  
Generating and using a high-speed, scalable, and easily updateable data structure are described. The proposed data structure provides minimal perfect hashing functionality while intrinsically...
8866662 Sequential analog/digital conversion and multiplication  
An embodiment of an apparatus for performing sequential analog/digital conversion and multiplication generates upon completing the conversion a digital output indicative of an analog input and a...
8860591 Analog digital converter  
An ADC which samples an analog input signal at a sampling frequency and converts the analog input signal to a digital output signal, has N analog digital converter (ADC) channels which convert the...
8860598 Bit error rate timer for a dynamic latch  
A converter system, including a first converter that digitizes the a first portion of an input signal, the first converter including a comparator, a timer having a circuit structure that emulates a...
8862972 Low latency multi-detector noise cancellation  
Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for data processing. For example, a data processing circuit is disclosed that includes first and second data detectors and...
8860594 System and method for digital signaling  
Systems and methods for communicating digital data associated with amplitudes and phases of a virtual periodic waveform having a designated period between components connected by n conductors...
8860597 Digital to-analog converter circuitry with weighted resistance elements  
Digital-to-analog converter circuitry is described. The digital-to-analog converter circuitry includes a plurality of weighted resistance elements. A first weighted resistance element includes a...
8860589 Built-in self-healing without added physical redundancy in time-interleaved ADCs  
Examples are provided for a time-interleaved analog-to-digital converter (ADC) with built-in self-healing. The ADC may include multiple ADC slices. Each ADC slice may be configured to operate in...
8860595 Scalable voltage ramp control for power supply systems  
A system for scalable voltage ramp control for power supply systems. A system may comprise at least power supply circuitry, digital-to-analog (D/A) converter circuitry and a controller. The power...
8860590 Automatic gain control system for an analog to digital converter  
Methods and circuits for controlling an automatic gain control (AGC) circuit wherein the AGC circuit is used to adjust the gain of a signal input to an analog to digital converter. The method...
8860592 Signal generating circuit  
A signal generating circuit, may include an analog signal generator having an output and a control input, the analog signal generator configured to generate at the output an analog output signal in...
8860547 Control terminal  
A wearable control terminal for allowing a user to control a target object includes a contact detector, an impact detector, a motion detector, and a transmitter. The contact detector is mounted on...
8860593 Data processing system  
The present invention provides a data processing system which can increase resolution and which has excellent tracking with respect to the switching of a conversion range and is small in conversion...
8860600 Successive-approximation-register analog-to-digital converter for programmably amplifying amplitude of input signal and method thereof  
Disclosed are a successive-approximation-register (SAR) analog-to-digital converter (ADC) for programmably amplifying an amplitude of an input signal and a method thereof. During a sampling phase,...
8860491 Integrator output swing reduction technique for sigma-delta analog-to-digital converters  
Embodiments of the present invention may include an apparatus and method to reduce an output swing in each stage of a multi-stage loop filter while also maintaining a desired signal transfer...
8860599 Analog-to-digital conversion apparatus and method capable of achieving fast settling  
A method utilized in an analog-to-digital conversion apparatus, for converting an analog input signal into a digital output signal including a first portion and a second portion, includes: using a...
8861588 Apparatus and method for sampling and reconstruction of wide bandwidth signals below Nyquist rate  
A method and system of reconstructing data signals from one of incomplete measurements comprising a receiver for receiving data signals, an ADC system operatively connected to the receiver that...
8860596 Redundant signed digit (RSD) analog to digital converter  
A redundant signed digit (RSD) analog to digital converter (ADC) includes an amplifier, a first variable capacitance circuit coupled to a first input to the amplifier, a second variable capacitance...
8854243 AD converter circuit and ad conversion method  
A low-power and high-speed ADC includes: a successive approximation converter circuit configured to sequentially compare and coarsely convert the analog input signal voltage into a digital signal...
8854245 System and method for using an universal remote control to access extended operational functions of a device  
A system and method for using an universal remote control to access extended operational functions of a device. A consumer causes the universal remote control to transmit a code data value selected...
8854239 Data processing apparatus and method  
A data processing apparatus and a data processing method thereof are provided. The data processing apparatus includes a register and a processor electrically connected to the register. The register...
8854237 Modulation encoding and decoding  
A method for producing N-bit output words of RLL-encoded data having both a global constraint Go and an interleave constraint Io on bits of a first value includes receiving N-bit input words of...