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Information descriptor and extended information descriptor data structures for digital television signals

System and method for selectively receiving required satellite television channels

Computer-readable storage medium storing communication support program and communication device

Date/App# patent app List of recent Ann-related patents
07/24/14
20140208364
 Information descriptor and extended information descriptor data structures for digital television signals patent thumbnailInformation descriptor and extended information descriptor data structures for digital television signals
According to an aspect, there is provided a digital television (dtv) data stream including program and system information protocol (psip) data associated with content of the dtv data stream, the psip data including a virtual channel table (vct) and an event information table (eit), the eit comprising: a source identification field identifying a source of an associated event in a dtv data stream; an event identification field indicating an identification of the event; a start time field indicating a star time of the event; a title field indicating a title of the event; and a descriptor comprising: a descriptor tag identifying the descriptor as a genre descriptor, a descriptor length indicating a total length of the descriptor; and at least one category code for an associated event in a dtv data stream, each category code specifying genre, program type, or category information of the associated event, wherein the at least one category code specifies at least one of a set of basic categories.. .
07/24/14
20140208359
 Information descriptor and extended information descriptor data structures for digital television signals patent thumbnailInformation descriptor and extended information descriptor data structures for digital television signals
According to an aspect, there is provided a digital television (dtv) data stream including program and system information protocol (psip) data associated with content of the dtv data stream, the psip data including a virtual channel table (vct) and an event information table (eit), the eit comprising: a source identification field identifying a source of an associated event in a dtv data stream; an event identification field indicating an identification of the event; a start time field indicating a star time of the event; a title field indicating a title of the event; and a descriptor comprising: a descriptor tag identifying the descriptor as a genre descriptor, a descriptor length indicating a total length of the descriptor; and at least one category code for an associated event in a dtv data stream, each category code specifying genre, program type, or category information of the associated event, wherein the at least one category code specifies at least one of a set of basic categories.. .
07/24/14
20140208343
 System and method for selectively receiving required satellite television channels patent thumbnailSystem and method for selectively receiving required satellite television channels
A system includes a video-on-demand server and an authentication server. The video-on-demand server is configured to provide video-on-demand content through a broadband connection to a set-top box device.
07/24/14
20140208221
 Computer-readable storage medium storing communication support program and communication device patent thumbnailComputer-readable storage medium storing communication support program and communication device
Communication using a communication device may be configured using a variety of options and processes. In one example, communication channels may be selected or otherwise designated.
07/24/14
20140207991
 Hardware accelerated communications over a chip-to-chip interface patent thumbnailHardware accelerated communications over a chip-to-chip interface
A device and method for communicating, via a memory-mapped communication path, between a host processor and a cellular-communication modem are disclosed. The method includes providing logical channels over the memory-mapped communication path and transporting data organized according to one or more cellular communication protocols over at least one of the logical channels.
07/24/14
20140207686
 Secure real-time health record exchange patent thumbnailSecure real-time health record exchange
A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for accessing electronic medical records are provided in which a portable computing device uniquely associated with a user authenticates an identification of the user and automatically retrieves information corresponding to the user from electronic healthcare records systems using the identification. The retrieved information may be combined with other information and electronically delivered to a healthcare provider or patient.
07/24/14
20140207622
 Intent prediction based recommendation system using data combined from multiple channels patent thumbnailIntent prediction based recommendation system using data combined from multiple channels
User intent is identified while the user browses online and recommendations are provided to the user. The recommendations are based on the identified intent, interests, and preferences of the user who is performing the searches.
07/24/14
20140207597
 System, method, and apparatus to facilitate commerce and sales patent thumbnailSystem, method, and apparatus to facilitate commerce and sales
A system and method for conducting commerce and sales operations is disclosed. A sales representative identifies a customer, chooses a product, and completes a sales transaction using a front-end pos software application.
07/24/14
20140207595
 System, method and apparatus to facilitate commerce and sales patent thumbnailSystem, method and apparatus to facilitate commerce and sales
A system and method for conducting commerce and sales operations is disclosed. A sales representative identifies a customer, chooses a product, and completes a sales transaction using a front-end pos software application.
07/24/14
20140207594
 System, method, and apparatus to facilitate commerce and sales patent thumbnailSystem, method, and apparatus to facilitate commerce and sales
A system and method for conducting commerce and sales operations is disclosed. A sales representative identifies a customer, chooses a product, and completes a sales transaction using a front-end pos software application.
07/24/14
20140207591
Integrating local products into global web services,
Systems and methods are disclosed herein for integrating locally carried products into web services provided by a global server. A user computing device, such as a mobile phone, is used to scan optical codes for products.
07/24/14
20140207590
System, method and apparatus to facilitate commerce and sales
A system and method for conducting commerce and sales operations is disclosed. A sales representative identifies a customer, chooses a product, and completes a sales transaction using a front-end pos software application.
07/24/14
20140207556
Point of sale offer redemptions
Processing of point of sale (“pos”) redemptions via a “tap” of a contactless device comprises a pos data collector that facilitates a connection with a contactless device. A merchant scans items for purchase using a pos scanner, which captures product identification information.
07/24/14
20140207518
Method and apparatus for building a user profile, for personalization using interaction data, and for generating, identifying, and capturing user data across interactions using unique user identification
A user profile is creates, and personalization is provided, by compiling interaction data. The interaction data is compiled to generate a value index or score from a user model.
07/24/14
20140207459
System and method for mobile automatic speech recognition
A system and method of updating automatic speech recognition parameters on a mobile device are disclosed. The method comprises storing user account-specific adaptation data associated with asr on a computing device associated with a wireless network, generating new asr adaptation parameters based on transmitted information from the mobile device when a communication channel between the computing device and the mobile device becomes available and transmitting the new asr adaptation data to the mobile device when a communication channel between the computing device and the mobile device becomes available.
07/24/14
20140207450
Real-time customizable media content filter
According to one embodiment of the present disclosure, an approach is provided in which a processor receives a media stream that includes media content. The processor selects a media stream segment included in the media stream, and generates annotated data based upon a portion of the media content included in the selected media stream segment.
07/24/14
20140207286
Interfacing with a mobile telepresence robot
A telepresence robot may include a drive system, a control system, an imaging system, and a mapping module. The mapping module may access a plan view map of an area and tags associated with the area.
07/24/14
20140207215
Skin tanning and light therapy incorporating light emitting diodes
The invention relates to a skin tanning chamber, the improvement comprising at least one light emitting diode emitting a uva light, such as a uva led that emits essentially only uva. Additionally, multiple leds of varying types with various characteristic wavelengths are controlled independently to produce an arbitrary light pattern in an arbitrary sequence over time.
07/24/14
20140207191
System and method for performing spinal stabilization
A system and method for performing percutaneous spinal stabilization, comprising inserting a k-wire into skin and tissue proximal to the spine; drilling the k-wire into and through the spinous process, creating a narrow aperture therethrough; inserting one or more cannulas over the k-wire, through the skin and tissue and towards said bone, a second cannula configured to fit over the first; removing all but the outermost cannula, thereby creating a working channel through the skin and tissue, providing unobstructed access to the bone; inserting into the channel a screwdriver comprising a preferably flexible shaft long enough to extend through the cannula to the bone, and having releasably attached to the end a screw with external screw threads; and drilling one or more screws into and through the bone for securement to a cap secured to a hollow, oval, flat stabilizing plate positioned on the opposite side of the bone.. .
07/24/14
20140207158
Method and apparatus for passing a suture
A suture passing instrument includes an operation handle, a cannulated needle member, a suture pusher, a suture shuttle and a guide tube. The needle member has a curved end portion.
07/24/14
20140207127
System and method for determining dosimetry in ophthalmic photomedicine
A system and method for treating ophthalmic target tissue, including a light source for generating a beam of light, a beam delivery system that includes a scanner for generating patterns, and a controller for controlling the light source and delivery system to create a dosimetry pattern of the light beam on the ophthalmic target tissue. One or more dosage parameters of the light beam vary within the dosimetry pattern, to create varying exposures on the target tissue.
07/24/14
20140207110
Vascular access device for reproducible insertion of a cannula into a puncture site
A vascular access device for reproducible insertion of a cannula, comprising a carrier, a holder and a guide device, such that the guide device is designed as an inclined plane on one side and serves to support and guide a cannula, so that accurate guidance of the cannula is ensured, always in the same puncture angle and at the same depth of penetration in a puncture channel.. .
07/24/14
20140207103
Hand-held adipose processor and cell concentrator
Devices and methods are provided for processing adipose tissue with a hand-held device. This device may include a processing chamber, a cannula, a vacuum source, a digestion area, and a product cell concentration chamber..
07/24/14
20140207100
Hybrid cannula and methods for manufacturing the same
A hybrid cannula may comprise a first portion formed from a first material, a second portion formed from a second material overmolded to the first portion, a third portion formed from a third material and a fourth portion formed from a fourth material overmolded to the third material. The third portion is coupled to the first portion.
07/24/14
20140207097
Internal dry powder delivery system and method thereof
An internal dry powder delivery system through a working channel of an endoscopic cannula for directly applying the powder form medication to an internal tissue/organ site, includes an elongated tubular delivery channel and a powder supply device for producing pressurized gas mixing with the dry powder for feeding to form a mixture of dry powder and pressurized gas delivering to an internal tissue/organ site through the delivery channel via endoscopic cannula. It ensures a smooth powder release by preventing liquid from accumulation at the tip of the delivery channel and offers physicians a new powder form drug delivery method via endoscope.
07/24/14
20140207087
Sunless spray tanning devices and methods
A sunless spray tanning device includes at least one peristaltic pump coupled to a spray gun. A liquid reservoir for housing a sunless tanning composition may be coupled to the inlet of the peristaltic pump.
07/24/14
20140207084
Hybrid cannula and methods for manufacturing the same
A new process of manufacturing a hybrid cannula may include creating a first part with at least two components, overmolding at least two components of a second part to a channel in each component of the first part, and fixing the components of the first part together. The second part may include various types of features such as thick/thin dams, squirt membranes, and/or duck bill dams inside the hybrid cannula.
07/24/14
20140207056
Suction and irrigation apparatus with anti-clogging capability
A handheld tool for providing irrigation and/or suction is provided. In certain embodiments, the tool has a single cannula for providing both suction and irrigation, while in others there are separate suction and irrigation cannulas.
07/24/14
20140207021
Impact biopsy device and method of use
An impact biopsy device is disclosed. The impact biopsy device may be configured to displace various cutting elements, such as an outer tubular member and cutting element and a cannula to sever a tissue sample from a patient.
07/24/14
20140207011
Universal valve annulus sizing device
A device for measuring an internal dimension of a native cardiac valve annulus includes an elongated support member having a proximal portion and a distal portion. A measuring portion is coupled to the distal portion, and an indicator is coupled to the proximal portion of the support member.
07/24/14
20140206983
Pet/mr scanners for simultaneous pet and mr imaging
In a combined system, a magnetic resonance (mr) scanner includes a magnet configured to generate a static magnetic field at least in a mr examination region from which mr data are acquired. Radiation detectors are configured to detect gamma rays generated by positron-electron annihilation events in a positron emission tomography (pet) examination region.
07/24/14
20140206942
Hybrid cannula and methods for manufacturing the same
A hybrid cannula may comprise a rigid portion overmolded with a flexible portion. The rigid portion at its proximal end may comprise a rigid flange for preventing the proximal end of the hybrid cannula from being pushed through the portal.
07/24/14
20140206941
Systems and methods for surgical access to delicate tissues
Surgical instruments providing access to delicate tissue, such as brain tissue, through a transcutaneous channel. A surgical access assembly has a pin component removably fastened to a cannula component such that rotational forces are translated between the pin component and the cannula component.
07/24/14
20140206710
Compound ambroxol hydrochloride composition and its preparation method
A compound ambroxol hydrochloride composition and a preparation method therefor, which relate to the field of medicine. 0.1%-99.9% by mass of ambroxol hydrochloride and 99.9%-0.1% by mass of scopolamine serving as main ingredients and mannitol are added into water for injection; stir to dissolve, then adjusting to ph 5.0 by adding an naoh solution; add 0.1% of activated carbon with stirring for 30 minutes; filter out the activated carbon, and then filtering the liquid with 0.45 μm and 0.22 μm microporous filter membranes; fill the filtered liquid into a large plate or a vial; send into a lyophilizer, cool to −40° c., and hold the temperature for 2 hours; warm to −5° c.
07/24/14
20140206650
Inhibiting the transient receptor potential a1 ion channel
This disclosure describes novel compounds and pharmaceutical compositions for inhibiting the trpa1 ion channel and/or medical conditions related to trpa1, such as pain and respiratory conditions.. .
07/24/14
20140206649
Cannabinoid receptor modulators
Provided are certain methods useful in the treatment of pain comprising administering a compound of formula ia and pharmaceutical compositions thereof that modulate the activity of the cannabinoid cb2 receptor;. .
07/24/14
20140206630
Phenolic coatings and methods of making and using same
A method of making a facile, surface-independent, polyphenol coating is disclosed. In general, the method includes contacting at least a portion of the substrate to be coated with an aqueous solution containing one or more salts and one or more nitrogen-free phenolic compounds.
07/24/14
20140206568
Chemiluminescence compact imaging scanner
Systems, devices, and methods for accurately imaging chemiluminescence and other luminescence are disclosed. A compact, flat-bed scanner having a light-tight enclosure, one or more detector bars of linear charge-coupled device (ccd) or complementary metal oxide semiconductor (cmos) imaging chips, and high working numerical aperture (na) optics scans closely over a sample in one direction and then the opposite direction.
07/24/14
20140206533
Organic syringomycin methods and compositions
Methods and materials for producing organic syringomycin, the methods include culturing a culture of pseudomonas syringae and a growth medium including glucose, mannitol, histidine, a magnesium source, an iron source, and a buffer with a ph of from about 6.5 to 7; extracting syringomycin from the culture to yield an extract; and purifying the extract to yield syringomycin.. .
07/24/14
20140206343
Method for uplink jammer detection and avoidance in long-term evolution (lte) networks
A method for handling a jamming signal in a wireless network includes obtaining network measurement data collected by a wireless network element. A first performance information relating to a key performance indicator, data collected during a quiet time, or a report on a bogus physical random access channel signal, or a combination thereof, is selected from the network measurement data.
07/24/14
20140206300
Methods and systems for noise and interference cancellation
Signals propagating from an aggressor communication channel can cause detrimental interference in a victim communication channel. One or more noise cancellers can generate an interference compensation signal to suppress or cancel the interference based on one or more settings.
07/24/14
20140206190
Silicide formation in high-aspect ratio structures
Embodiments of the present invention include methods of forming a silicide layer on a semiconductor substrate. In an exemplary embodiment, a metal layer may first be deposited above a semiconductor substrate using a chemical vapor deposition process with a metal amidinate precursor and then the semiconductor substrate may be annealed, causing the semiconductor substrate to react with the metal layer forming a metal-rich silicide layer on the semiconductor substrate.
07/24/14
20140206188
Method of forming a metal silicide layer
A method for forming a metal silicide layer is disclosed. The method includes the steps of: forming a first metal layer with a thickness less than 10 nm on a silicon substrate; forming a second metal layer with a thickness more than 10 nm on the first metal layer; annealing the metal layers and the silicon substrate, so that a part of the second metal layer penetrates through the first metal layer, and both the part of the second metal layer penetrating through the first metal layer and a part of the first metal layer react with the silicon substrate to form the metal silicide layer, while the remaining part of the first and second metal layers form a third metal layer; and removing the third metal layer, so that the metal silicide layer can be formed in the semiconductor substrate..
07/24/14
20140206115
Optoelectronic semiconductor device and the manufacturing method thereof
The present application provides a method of manufacturing an optoelectronic semiconductor device, comprising the steps of: providing a substrate; forming an optoelectronic system on the substrate; forming a barrier layer on the optoelectronic system; forming an electrode on the barrier layer; and annealing the optoelectronic semiconductor device; wherein the optoelectronic semiconductor device has a first forward voltage before the annealing step and has a second forward voltage after the annealing step, and a difference between the second forward voltage and the first forward voltage is smaller than 0.2 volt.. .
07/24/14
20140206112
Method for reducing charge in critical dimension-scanning electron microscope metrology
Methods and compositions are provided for reducing or eliminating charge buildup during scanning electron microscopy (sem) metrology of a critical dimension (cd) in a structure produced by lithography. An under layer is utilized that comprises silicon in the construction of the structure.
07/24/14
20140206078
Culture flask
A culture flask comprising a culture chamber in a flask body comprising an even bottom wall with a growth surface on the top side, an even cover wall at a section from the bottom wall, and side walls that bridge the distance between the margins of the bottom wall and cover wall, an opening that is in adjacent regions of a side wall and the even cover wall at a distance from the bottom wall, and a hollow cylindrical flask neck that is connected to the margin of the opening and is aligned at a sharp angle to the growth surface so that the serological pipette, a scraper, a cannula or another elongated device for adding or removing material can be placed on the rear corners of the growth surface from the outside through the flask neck.. .
07/24/14
20140205733
Consumables
Disclosed are sweetened consumables and methods of forming said sweetened consumables that comprise certain sweeteners and at least one sweetness enhancer in a concentration near its sweetness detection threshold. The sweeteners include sucrose, fructose, glucose, high fructose corn syrup, corn syrup, xylose, arabinose, rhamnose, erythritol, xylitol, mannitol, sorbitol, inositol, acesulfame potassium, aspartame, neotame, sucralose, saccharine, or combinations thereof.
07/24/14
20140205732
Consumables
Disclosed are sweetened consumables and methods of forming said sweetened consumables that comprise certain sweeteners and at least one sweetness enhancer in a concentration near its sweetness detection threshold. The sweeteners include sucrose, fructose, glucose, high fructose corn syrup, corn syrup, xylose, arabinose, rhamnose, erythritol, xylitol, mannitol, sorbitol, inositol, acesulfame potassium, aspartame, neotame, sucralose, saccharine, or combinations thereof.
07/24/14
20140205678
Tannin formulation for treating gastrointestinal spasms in a subject having colorectal cancer
Methods of treating gastrointestinal spasms are provided. For example, methods of treating gastrointestinal spasms are provided, such methods not requiring the use of systemic drugs that have shown to (i) provide slow relief, (ii) cause adverse side effects, (iii) limit activities, (iv) worsen existing gastrointestinal conditions, (v) be unrecommended in several gastrointestinal conditions that include gastrointestinal spasms, or (vi) be unrecommended in the absence of diarrhea..
07/24/14
20140205660
Abscisic acid against cancer
Abscisic acid (aba) a naturally occurring plant hormone has been identified in this invention with potent properties to fight cancer. Aba is able to produce a hyperpolarization condition on plasma membrane through a decrease of intracellular na+ and k+.
07/24/14
20140205485
Soft magnetic powders and compacts
A water atomized fe powder for a magnetic compact reduced in deformation resistance during molding and annealing temperature for removing strains is provided. A compact having improved magnetic properties is also provided.
07/24/14
20140205483
Roots pump
A roots pump comprises a plurality of multi-toothed rotary pumps, each forming a pump stage, and connection channels connecting respective adjacent pump stages. The invention provides that the connection channels are arranged in partitioning walls separating the adjacent pump stages..
07/24/14
20140205170
Fast iterative image reconstruction method for 3d computed tomography
This invention relates to a high resolution and low dosage tomographic imaging in three dimensions, and more particularly, to a fully analytical fast iterative statistical algorithm for image reconstruction from projections obtained in a spiral cone-beam x-ray scanner is described. The presented method allows to improve the resolution of the reconstructed images and/or to decrease the x-ray intensity while maintaining the quality of the obtained ct images, because the signals obtained are adapted to the specific statistics for this imaging technique.
07/24/14
20140205133
Orientation-responsive acoustic array control
An audio device includes a casing configured for operation in a first orientation and a second orientation different from the first orientation, an orientation input device disposed on the casing to detect an orientation of the casing relative to the direction of the force of gravity, and a plurality of acoustic drivers disposed on the casing and operable to form a plurality of acoustic interference arrays, each of which is associated with one of a plurality of audio channels. The acoustic drivers of the audio device operate in a first frequency range and modify at least one of the acoustic interference arrays in response to a change in the orientation detected by the orientation input device..
07/24/14
20140205049
Systems and methods for detecting a leaking fuel channel in a nuclear reactor
Methods and systems for detecting an individual leaking fuel channel included in a reactor. One system includes a plurality of inlet lines and a plurality of outlet lines.
07/24/14
20140205045
Method, apparatus, and system for frequency offset estimation and channel estimation
A method for frequency performing offset estimation and channel estimation includes performing frequency offset estimation on the received data, and obtaining a frequency offset estimation result when interference signals in received data are not obtained, after the interference signals in the received data are obtained, the method includes performing frequency offset estimation on the received data according to the interference signals, and obtaining a frequency offset estimation result. Channel estimation is performed on the received data according to the frequency offset estimation result, and a channel estimation result is obtained.
07/24/14
20140205044
Turbo channel estimation for ofdm systems
A system and method for estimating a channel in a wireless receiver is disclosed. The method comprises receiving a block of “n” transmitted symbols, the symbols including pilot symbols and “d” data symbols, estimating a channel using the pilot symbols to create a channel estimate, choosing a group of “m” strongest symbols from the “d” received symbols, compensating the “m” strongest symbols using the channel estimate to create a group of “m” compensated symbols, re-estimating the channel using the group of “m” compensated symbols and pilot symbols; and either (1) repeating the steps of choosing a group of “m” strongest symbols, compensating the group of “m” strongest symbols and re-estimating the channel, or (2) using a latest channel estimate to compensate all symbols within the block.
07/24/14
20140205029
Methods and apparatus for wlan transmission
In a method for generating a phy data unit for transmission via a communication channel, a modulation scheme is selected from a plurality of modulation schemes, information bits are encoded to generate encoded data using one or more encoders, and an interleaving parameter ncol is selected using the selected modulation scheme. Ncol varies for different modulation schemes.
07/24/14
20140205024
Transmission device, transmission method, reception device, reception method, and transmission/reception system
A video signal is divided by frames to generate divisional video signals, and the respective divisional video signals are transmitted to an external device via transmission channels independent of one another. Transmission of a high-definition video signal or the like that requires a wider transmission band than the transmission band of one transmission channel can be realized in a preferred manner.
07/24/14
20140204992
Single carrier communication in dynamic fading channels
Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, in response to receiving a single carrier signal that is not phase locked, channel equalization may be applied to the signal via a channel equalizer. The equalized signal may be phase averaged to provide a signal that is at least partially phase stabilized.
07/24/14
20140204991
Inter symbol interference reduction by applying turbo equalization mode
The present disclosure relates to a receiving node, and to a related method for determining when to apply a turbo equalization mode to compensate for inter-symbol interference in a radio signal received over a radio channel from a transmitting node. The method comprises decoding the received radio signal into a decoded signal, determining a current error level in the decoded signal, predicting a turbo equalization gain based on instantaneous channel information of the radio channel and deciding whether to apply the turbo equalization mode depending on the predicted turbo equalization gain and the determined current error level in the decoded signal..
07/24/14
20140204990
Apparatus and system for switching equalization
Described herein is apparatus and system for switching equalization. The apparatus comprises a sampler to sample an input signal; and an attenuator, coupled to the sampler, with a hysteresis associated with the input signal, the hysteresis of the attenuator is configurable to cancel hysteresis of a communication channel coupled to the attenuator..
07/24/14
20140204987
System and method for determining channel loss in a dispersive communication channel at the nyquist frequency
The present invention includes receiving a signal from an output of a dispersive communication channel established between a transmitter and a receiver, determining normalized nyquist energy of the signal transmitted along the dispersive communication channel established between the transmitter and the receiver, and generating a mapping table configured to identify peaking value at or above a selected tolerance level at or near the nyquist frequency for a signal received by the receiver based on the normalized nyquist energy.. .
07/24/14
20140204961
Signaling
The invention relates to an apparatus including at least one processor and at least one memory including a computer program code, the at least one memory and the computer program code configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus at least to: choose more than one subframes from subframes targeted to at least two of the following: physical uplink control channel acknowledgement/no-acknowledgement signaling, physical hybrid automatic repeat request indicator channel acknowledgement/no-acknowledgement signaling, physical uplink shared channel resource allocation grant signaling, physical downlink shared channel resource allocation grant signaling, and form a periodic signaling pattern to obtain a flexible subframe configuration for uplink and downlink signaling by using the chosen more than one subframes.. .
07/24/14
20140204959
Method and apparatus for ldpc transmission over a channel bonded link
A particular overall architecture for transmission over a bonded channel system consisting of two interconnected moca (multimedia over coax alliance) 2.0 socs (systems on a chip) and a method and apparatus for the case of a “bonded” channel network. With a bonded channel network, the data is divided into two segments, the first of which is transported over a primary channel and the second of which is transported over a secondary channel..
07/24/14
20140204957
Method and system for facilitating quality of service in edge devices in a fibre channel network
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates quality of service (qos) in a fibre channel (fc) host bus adaptor (hba). In this system the bandwidth on an fc link between the hba and the fc switch can be allocated into a plurality of logical channels, and a respective logical channel can transport data frames of variable length.
07/24/14
20140204953
Communication system and network relay device
A first switch device operating in a master mode, a second switch device operating in a backup mode, and third switch devices operating in a member mode in an initial state are provided. The first switch device operating in the master mode transmits a first control signal at every predetermined period to the second switch device operating in the backup mode.
07/24/14
20140204890
Wireless communication method and access point apparatus
The number of training signals for channel estimation is reduced. A wireless communication method includes: a step of reading, by an access point apparatus, stored training weights for a station which performs channel estimation; a step of generating, by the access point apparatus, a weight training symbol by multiplying the training weights by a training symbol and transmitting the generated weight training symbol; a step of estimating, by a station apparatus, weight channel information from the received weight training symbol; a step of transmitting, by the station apparatus, the weight channel information to the access point apparatus; a step of calculating, by the access point apparatus, transmission weights using the received weight channel information and the stored training weights; a step of transmitting, by the access point apparatus, a data signal in accordance with the transmission weights; and a step of calculating and storing, by the access point apparatus, new training weights using the weight channel information and the stored training weights..
07/24/14
20140204889
Systems and methods for enhancing uplink coverage in interference scenarios
A method and apparatus are for communication in a wireless network in which a user equipment (ue) associated with a first evolved node b (enb) experiences interference from a second enb. The method includes negotiating by the first enb of the wireless network with a second enb of the wireless network for a partitioning of subband resources on an uplink.
07/24/14
20140204883
Method and apparatus of allocating uplink feedback channel for feeding data corresponding to an enhanced-physical downlink control channel (e-pdcch)
Provided is an uplink feedback channel allocation method and apparatus used to feedback data to indicate whether data packets corresponding an enhanced physical downlink control channel (e-pdcch) were successfully decoded. A terminal may use an additional resource area of an uplink feedback channel or may use an empty resource area of the uplink feedback channel to which feedback information of a data packet corresponding to a physical downlink control channel (pdcch) is not allocated, to perform feedback..
07/24/14
20140204881
Systems, apparatus and methods for facilitating frequency reuse for downlink control channels
Systems and methods for frequency reuse on downlink control channels (dlccs) are provided. One method can include determining a first number of symbols to support transmission of control information on a dlcc, and configuring a second number of symbols for transmission of the control information on the dlcc, wherein the second number of symbols is greater than the first number of symbols.
07/24/14
20140204878
Method and apparatus for transmitting channel quality control information in wireless access system
Methods and devices for transmitting or receiving channel quality control information through a physical uplink shared channel (pusch) in a wireless access system that supports hybrid automatic retransmit request (harq) are discussed. The method in one embodiment performed by a user equipment (ue) includes receiving a physical downlink control channel (pdcch) signal including an initial uplink grant, transmitting uplink data using two transport blocks based on the initial uplink grant, receiving a negative acknowledgement (nack) information for one of the two transport blocks, and transmitting a channel quality control information along with the one of the two transport blocks which is retransmitted according to the nack information or a new transport block through the pusch to which the harq is applied.
07/24/14
20140204868
Method and apparatus for improving a new carrier type in a wireless communication system
Methods and apparatuses are disclosed to improve a new carrier type in a wireless communication system. The method includes having, in at least one subframe, more than one number of available resource elements among physical resource blocks (prbs) in a cell.
07/24/14
20140204863
Method of reducing reference signals and communication device thereof
A method of reducing a number of reference signals for a communication device in a wireless communication system, includes receiving a downlink control information (dci) message in a first bundling subframe of a plurality of bundling subframes, wherein the bundling subframes are contiguous subframes; receiving reference signals with a reduced pattern in the plurality of bundling subframes, wherein a number of the reference signals with the reduced pattern is smaller than a number of the reference signals determined in corresponding specifications; measuring channel responses according to the reference signals with the reduced pattern; using the channel responses to perform channel interpolations in the plurality of bundling subframes, for acquiring channel estimations of the plurality of the bundling subframes; and receiving data according to the dci message in the plurality of bundling subframes.. .
07/24/14
20140204854
Methods, systems and apparatus for defining and using phich resources for carrier aggregation
Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are disclosed to provide feedback to a user equipment (ue). A ue may transmit uplink data via a supplementary cell.
07/24/14
20140204851
Enhanced physical broadcast channel for new carrier type in long term evolution
Aspects of the present disclosure provide techniques and apparatus for enhanced physical broadcast channel (pbch) for new carrier type (nct) in long term evolution (lte). According to certain aspects, a method for wireless communications by a base station (bs) is provided.
07/24/14
20140204849
Enhanced control channel element (ecce) based physical downlink shared channel (pdsch) resource allocation for long-term evolution (lte)
Aspects of the present disclosure provide techniques and apparatus for enhanced control channel element (ecce) based physical downlink shared channel (pdsch) resource allocation for long-term evolution (lte). A method is provided for wireless communications by a user equipment (ue).
07/24/14
20140204842
Method for controlling pucch transmission power in wireless communication system and terminal for same
A method for controlling a physical uplink control channel (pucch) transmission power in a wireless communication system and a terminal apparatus are disclosed. A terminal for controlling the physical uplink control channel (pucch), according to the present invention, comprises: a processor for deciding the uplink transmission power for a pucch format 3 transmission; and a transmitter for transmitting the pucch format 3 at the uplink transmission power that is decided, wherein the processor distinguishes and decides the uplink transmission power from bits of the pucch format 3, on the basis of a predetermined number of information bits, the processor controls so that a different diversity method is applied to the pucch format 3, on the basis of the predetermined number of information bits, and wherein the transmitter transmits the pucch format 3 to which the different diversity method is applied with respect to the pucch format 3, by means of the processor, on the basis of the predetermined number of information bits..
07/24/14
20140204836
Pdcch resource utilization
The present disclosure provides coordination of assignments for the physical downlink control channel (pdcch) in a multi-sector cell based on reuse of cce resources to user equipment (ue) in different sectors that are well isolated from each other. For non-isolated ues the cce resources are either repeated in all sectors for better reception performance, or transmitted in one sector whilst the corresponding cces in the other sectors are reserved.
07/24/14
20140204812
Method and device for indicating control channel
Disclosed are a method and device for indicating a control channel. The method for indicating a control channel includes: channelization processing is performed on indication information indicating the control channel, wherein the control channel is a newly added control channel area or a control channel on a resource which is newly carved out of resources reserved for pdsch and is for transmitting control information; and the processed indication information is sent to ue.
07/24/14
20140204810
Aro values in pucch resource allocation for epdcch in tdd
Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for defining aro values in tdd are provided. One method includes defining acknowledgement (ack)/negative acknowledgement (nack) resource offset (aro) values in time division duplex (tdd) with a first set of values and a second set of values.
07/24/14
20140204792
Method and apparatus for assessing the quality of a communication channel in a multi-domain network
A method for assessing the quality of a communication channel in a multi-domain network includes transmitting, from a device, a probe signal onto the communication channel the transmitting coordinated with the transmission of at least one alien probe signal by another network node. Subsequently to the transmitting, receiving a mixed feedback signal.
07/24/14
20140204782
Interpolation-based channel state information (csi) enhancements in long-term evolution (lte)
According to example embodiments, a method for wireless communications by a user equipment (ue) is included. The method generally includes performing channel estimation at a plurality of frequency locations based on reference signals (rs) transmitted from at least one transmission point, computing at least one channel feedback metric for each frequency location, and transmitting the channel feedback metrics to the transmission point.
07/24/14
20140204770
Methods and apparatus for device scheduling
Systems and techniques for crosstalk estimation. One or more user devices feed back preceding matrix indicator rank information to one or more base stations, which generated channel state information reference sources, at least one of which includes weightings based on the preceding matrix indicator rank information.
07/24/14
20140204765
Interference control method and device
The present invention relates to an interference control method and device. The interference control method includes: performing neighboring cell measurement, and selecting at least one neighboring cell whose signal transmission strength is larger than signal transmission strength of a serving cell from measured neighboring cells as an interfering cell; parsing a physical broadcast channel pbch of the interfering cell to obtain the number of antenna ports of the interfering cell; obtaining a cell reference signaling crs location of the interfering cell according to a physical cell identifier pci and the number of antenna ports of the interfering cell; and performing interference control according to information of the crs location..
07/24/14
20140204434
Scanner device and method executed in scanner device
A scanner device and a method executed in the scanner device are provided. The scanner device includes a generating unit that generates original image data representing a scanned original; a preparing unit that prepares one color-conversion profile among a plurality of color-conversion profiles having different data sizes, according to a feature of the original image data; and an outputting unit that outputs the original image data and the one color-conversion profile..
07/24/14
20140204400
Optical laser scanning micrometer
The present invention provides multiple improvements to optical-based laser scanning micrometers and providing a small handheld version laser scanning micrometer based on the these improvements. For added accuracy and reduction in unit size, a double sided coated mirror receiver reflects the beam back into the transmitter light source.
07/24/14
20140204277
System and method to toggle between two or more television channels
Systems and methods for toggling between television channels that appear on a display. A listing of channels is received from a user, with the channels being prioritized in an order of preference.
07/24/14
20140204194
Defect observation method and device therefor
This invention relates to a method for performing an analysis of defective material and the refractive index, and a three-dimensional analysis of very small pattern shapes including the steps of imaging by a scanning electron microscope to acquire an image of the position of a defect under observation using information of inspection results obtained by an optical inspection device, creating a model of the defect by using the acquired image of the defect under observation, calculating the values detected by the detector when reflected and scattered light emitted from a defect model is received by the detector when light is irradiated onto the defect model thus created, comparing the detection values thus calculated and the values detected by the detector, which has received light actually reflected and scattered from the sample, to obtain information relating to the height of the defect under observation, the material, or the refractive index.. .


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