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System and method for extending battery life of a mobile device providing content wirelessly to a remote display

Nvidia

System and method for extending battery life of a mobile device providing content wirelessly to a remote display

Encoding/decoding method and apparatus using a tree structure

Sk Telecom

Encoding/decoding method and apparatus using a tree structure

Encoding/decoding method and apparatus using a tree structure

Sk Telecom

Encoding / decoding method and apparatus using a tree structure


Date/App# patent app List of recent Encoding-related patents
07/23/15
20150208398 
 Uplink grant, downlink assignment and search space method and apparatus in carrier aggregation patent thumbnailUplink grant, downlink assignment and search space method and apparatus in carrier aggregation
Methods of mapping, indicating, encoding and transmitting uplink (ul) grants and downlink (dl) assignments for wireless communications for carrier aggregation are disclosed. Methods to encode and transmit dl assignments and ul grants and map and indicate the dl assignments to dl component carriers and ul grants to ul component carriers are described.
Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.


07/23/15
20150208354 
 System and  extending battery life of a mobile device providing content wirelessly to a remote display patent thumbnailSystem and extending battery life of a mobile device providing content wirelessly to a remote display
A system for, and method of, extending the battery life of a mobile device providing content wirelessly and a mobile device incorporating the system or the method. In one embodiment, the system includes: (1) a power manager operable to generate a signal indicating that a low battery condition exists and (2) an audio/video subsystem operable to receive the signal and adjust at least one parameter controlling an encoding of the content to decrease a quality of the encoding..
Nvidia Corporation


07/23/15
20150208101 
 Encoding/decoding method and apparatus using a tree structure patent thumbnailEncoding/decoding method and apparatus using a tree structure
An apparatus for encoding image information using a tree structure, performs a method by: encoding a partition flag indicating whether each node, starting from a node of an uppermost layer of the tree structure, is divided into nodes of a lower layer; encoding image information of a block corresponding to a node which is not further divided; and encoding additional information including first information on a minimum block size and second information on a difference between the minimum block size and a maximum block size, the difference between the minimum block size and the maximum block size being a value of a log scale, wherein the first and second information are used for identifying the maximum block size corresponding to the node of the uppermost layer.. .
Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.


07/23/15
20150208100 
 Encoding / decoding method and apparatus using a tree structure patent thumbnailEncoding / decoding method and apparatus using a tree structure
An apparatus for encoding image information using a tree structure performs a method by: encoding a partition flag indicating whether each node, starting from a node of an uppermost layer of the tree structure, is divided into nodes of a lower layer; encoding image information of a block corresponding to a node which is not further divided; and encoding additional information including first information on a minimum block size and second information on a difference between the minimum block size and a maximum block size, wherein the first and second information are used for identifying the maximum block size corresponding to the node of the uppermost layer.. .
Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.


07/23/15
20150208092 
 Method and  encoding scalable video, and  decoding scalable video patent thumbnailMethod and encoding scalable video, and decoding scalable video
A scalable video encoding method includes determining whether to encode a higher layer image by referring to a reconstructed lower layer image for a data unit, the reconstructed lower layer image being at a lower layer than the higher layer image, adding a flag indicating whether to encode the higher layer image to an encoded bitstream of the higher layer image based on a result of the determining, and determining whether to signal a prediction mode, a partition size, and prediction information based on a value of the flag.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/23/15
20150208091 
 Methods and apparatuses for encoding/decoding high resolution images patent thumbnailMethods and apparatuses for encoding/decoding high resolution images
A method performed by an apparatus for decoding an image, includes: receiving an encoded bit stream; inverse-quantizing and inverse-transforming the received bit stream to obtain a residue; performing motion compensation on a prediction unit to generate a prediction block; and adding the generated prediction block to the residue to restore the image, wherein a coding unit has a recursive tree structure, and wherein when a planar intra prediction mode is activated, a predicted pixel value of an internal pixel of a current prediction unit is obtained by performing bilinear interpolation using (i) vertically and horizontally directional corresponding internal boundary prediction pixel values in the current prediction unit and (ii) vertically and horizontally directional corresponding pixel values in previously decoded left side block and upper end block of the current prediction unit, and a size of the prediction unit is restricted to no more than 64×64 pixels.. .
Humax Holdings Co., Ltd


07/23/15
20150208090 
 Image encoding apparatus and image encoding method patent thumbnailImage encoding apparatus and image encoding method
An image encoding apparatus which encodes an input image includes: an intra prediction unit which performs intra prediction on a per-sub-block basis. The intra prediction unit includes: a size determining unit which determines whether the size of a current sub-block is less than or equal to a predetermined size; a candidate determining unit which determines m intra prediction modes (where m is a natural number) as candidate prediction modes when the size of the current sub-block is determined to be less than or equal to the predetermined size, the m intra prediction modes being less than m intra prediction modes predefined independently of the block size (where m is a natural number greater than or equal to 2); and a prediction unit which selects one of the candidate prediction modes and performs intra prediction on the current sub-block using the selected intra prediction mode..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co. Ltd.


07/23/15
20150208089 
 Method and  encoding video and  decoding video determining inter-prediction reference picture list depending on block size patent thumbnailMethod and encoding video and decoding video determining inter-prediction reference picture list depending on block size
A motion prediction method includes determining, when a current slice is a b slice, a reference picture list to be used with respect to a current prediction unit from among prediction units included in a coding unit, and outputting, when a size of the current prediction unit is 4×8 or 8×4, inter-prediction index information of the current prediction unit indicating the reference picture list from among an l0 list and an l1 list, and when the size of the current prediction unit is not 4×8 or 8×4, the inter-prediction index information of the current prediction unit indicating the reference picture list from among the l0 list, the l1 list, and a bi-prediction list.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/23/15
20150208082 
 Video encoder with reference picture prediction and methods for use therewith patent thumbnailVideo encoder with reference picture prediction and methods for use therewith
A reference picture prediction module is configured to process block motion data for m pictures subsequent to a reference picture in a sequence of pictures to generate a calculated block motion trajectory data corresponding to motion of a block from the reference picture through the m pictures, to generate extrapolated block motion trajectory data corresponding to a prediction through n pictures that are subsequent to the m pictures in the sequence, based on the calculated block motion trajectory, and to generate block prediction data that estimates a number pictures after the reference picture that will reference the block, based on the extrapolated block motion trajectory data. A transform and quantization module is configured to select a quantization parameter based on the block prediction data and to transform and quantize motion vector data for the block based on the quantization parameter, as part of an encoding of the sequence of pictures..
Vixs Systems, Inc.


07/23/15
20150208079 
 Adaptive frame type detection for real-time low-latency streaming servers patent thumbnailAdaptive frame type detection for real-time low-latency streaming servers
An enhanced display encoder system for a video stream source includes an enhanced video encoder that has parallel intra frame and inter frame encoding units for encoding a video frame, wherein an initial number of macroblocks is encoded to determine a scene change status of the video frame. Additionally, a video frame history unit determines an intra frame update status for the video frame from a past number of video frames, and an encoder selection unit selects the intra frame or inter frame encoding unit for further encoding of the video frame to support a wireless transmission based on the scene change status and the intra frame update status.
Nvidia Corporation


07/23/15
20150208077 

Image encoding/decoding


A video decoding method performed by a video decoding apparatus includes: determining a current block to be decoded, by decoding block size information from a bitstream; decoding a skip information of the current block from the bitstream, the skip information indicating whether the current block is a skip block; when the skip information indicates that the current block is the skip block, decoding a skip motion information of the current block from the bitstream, and reconstructing the current block directly from a predicted block predicted based on the skip motion information, without reconstructing a residual signal information from the bitstream; and when the skip information indicates that the current block is not the skip block, decoding an intra or inter prediction information of the current block and a residual signal information from the bitstream, and reconstructing the current block based on the prediction information and the residual signal information.. .
Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.


07/23/15
20150208074 

Image processing device and method


A motion compensating unit performs motion compensation in decoding of a current layer and a first compressing unit compresses a motion vector of the current layer that is reconstructed by the motion compensating unit and used for the motion compensation in decoding of another layer. Alternatively, a motion predicting/compensating unit performs motion prediction and compensation in encoding of a current layer and a first compressing unit compresses a motion vector of the current layer that is generated by the motion predicting/compensating unit and used in the motion prediction and compensation in encoding of another layer.
Sony Corporation


07/23/15
20150208073 

Image encoding and decoding apparatus and method


An image encoding and decoding apparatus and method, the image encoding and decoding apparatus includes: an encoding unit adjusting at least one weight value adaptively to the number of bits expressing each pixel of a current image, predicting a pixel value of a block of interest by performing an operation on a pixel value of at least one block having a pixel value similar to the pixel value of the block of interest among blocks included in a previous image and the at least one adjusted weight value, and encoding the pixel value of the block of interest using the predicted pixel value of the block of interest; and a decoding unit adjusting the at least one weight value adaptively to the number of bits, restoring the predicted pixel value of the block of interest by performing an operation on the pixel value of the at least one block having the pixel value similar to the pixel value of the block of interest among blocks included in the restored previous image and the at least one adjusted weight value, and decoding the pixel value of the block of interest using the restored pixel value, wherein the previous image refers to an image displayed prior to a current image, and the block of interest is a target block of interest among blocks belonging to the current image.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/23/15
20150208072 

Adaptive video compression based on motion


One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for adaptively compressing video frames. The technique includes monitoring a motion vector associated with a video stream and encoding a first plurality of video frames included in the video stream based on a first video compression algorithm to generate first encoded video frames.
Nvidia Corporation


07/23/15
20150208071 

Quantization control for variable bit depth


The quantization parameter qp is well-known in digital video compression as an indication of picture quality. Digital symbols representing a moving image are quantized with a quantizing step that is a function qsn of the quantization parameter qp, which function qsn has been normalized to the most significant bit of the bit depth of the digital symbols.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation


07/23/15
20150208070 

Method and dynamic adaptation of video encoder parameters


A method for adapting at least one video encoding parameter to be used for encoding of a video for being transmitted from a server to a client, comprises a step of determining whether the movement speed of a region of interest over successive ones of previously encoded and transmitted frames of said video exceeds a predetermined threshold value, and a step of adapting said at least one video encoding parameter if said predetermined threshold value is exceeded.. .
Alcatel Lucent


07/23/15
20150208069 

Methods and apparatuses for content-adaptive quantization parameter modulation to improve video quality in lossy video coding


A technique for improving the subject visual quality of encoded video that includes a video quality module configured to determine a video quality metric (vqm) for each data block of a plurality of data blocks and a modulator coupled to the video quality module. The modulator configured to modulate a video encoding parameter to improve the quality for each data block of the plurality of data blocks based on a normalized vqm for each data block of the plurality of data blocks..
Magnum Semiconductor, Inc.


07/23/15
20150208068 

Encoding/decoding method and apparatus using a tree structure


A method for reconstructing image information divided by a tree structure from a bitstream, includes: decoding the bitstream to reconstruct additional information, the additional information including first information on a minimum block size and second information on a difference between the minimum block size and a maximum block size, wherein the difference between the minimum block size and the maximum block size is a value of a log scale; reconstructing a partition flag indicating whether or not each node, starting from a node of an uppermost layer of the tree structure, is divided into nodes of a lower layer, the node of the uppermost layer identified based on the first and second information; and reconstructing image information of a block corresponding to a node which is not further divided.. .
Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.


07/23/15
20150208067 

A video coding by predicting the partitioning of a current block, a decoding method, and corresponding coding and decoding devices and computer programs


A method is provided for coding a current image that has previously been partitioned into blocks. The method includes, for a current block that is to be coded: partitioning the current block at least once into a plurality of subblocks; and representing) the partitioning of current block in the form of a first digital information sequence.
Orange


07/23/15
20150207841 

Methods and systems of storage level video fragment management


A method of processing video data. During a preprocessing stage a plurality of video content datasets in a storage network node, the method calculates coefficient data and encoding decisions of said video content dataset on a per frame basis, said encoding decisions comprising at least some of frame sizes, motion vectors, macroblock quantizers and macroblock layouts partitions (geometry), deleting said coefficient data; storing said encoding decisions in an auxiliary file associated with said video content dataset; during an operative stage: receiving from a client terminal via a communication network a request for streaming a first of said plurality of video content datasets; identifying a respective said auxiliary file associated with said first video content dataset; and utilizing said encoding decisions from said respective auxiliary file to recalculate said coefficient data of said first video content dataset without recalculating a respective said encoding decisions..
Fabrix Tv Ltd.


07/23/15
20150207591 

Broadcast signal transmitter/receiver, and broadcast signal transceiving method


Disclosed are a broadcast signal transmitter, a broadcast signal receiver, and a method for transceiving a broadcast signal in the broadcast signal transmitter/receiver. A method for transmitting a broadcast signal comprises the following steps: signaling in-band signaling information to at least one of a service component physical layer pipe (plp) including at least one service component of a broadcast service, a first information plp including first service information applied to one broadcast service and a second information plp including second service information applied commonly to a variety of broadcast services; performing the fec encoding on data included in each plp; performing time-interleaving on the fec encoded data; generating a transmission frame including the time-interleaved data; and modulating the transmission frame and transmitting a broadcast signal including the modulated transmission frame..
Lg Electronics Inc.


07/23/15
20150207524 

Systems and methods for encoding and decoding of check-irregular non-systematic ira codes


Systems and methods for encoding and decoding check-irregular non-systematic ira codes of messages in any communication or electronic system where capacity achieving coding is desired. According to these systems and methods, ira coding strategies, including ones that employ capacity-approaching non-systematic ira codes that are irregular and that exhibit a low error floor, are employed.
Digital Powerradio, Llc


07/23/15
20150207522 

Using parity data for concurrent data authentication, correction, compression, and encryption


A system for software error-correcting code (ecc) protection or compression of original data using ecc data in a first memory is provided. The system includes a processing core for executing computer instructions and accessing data from a main memory, and a non-volatile storage medium for storing the computer instructions.
Streamscale, Inc.


07/23/15
20150206295 

Image processing for hdr images


Image encoding is described. Log-luminances in an hdr input image are histogrammed to generate a tone-map, along with which a log global tone-mapped luminance image is computed.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation


07/23/15
20150206132 

Encoding data in multiple formats


Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for modulating card information between a card reader and a user device. One of the methods includes receiving, from a read head of the card reader, card information associated with a card.
Square, Inc.


07/23/15
20150206037 

Data communication in a printing device


Apparatus and methods for the communication of data in a printing device are described. The apparatus enable communication between a control system and a plurality of printhead controllers.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.


07/23/15
20150205764 

Encoding information into text for visual representation


The disclosed subject matter relates to computer implemented methods for encoding information into text for visual representation. In one aspect, a method includes receiving a body of text which includes one or more portions of text.
Google Inc.


07/23/15
20150205653 

Classifying bit errors in transmitted run length limited data


A test pattern is encoded using a run length limited line encoding to produce an encoded block of data. The encoded block of data is sent via a channel.
Avago Technologies Limited


07/23/15
20150205321 

Control unit for a functional device in a motor vehicle


A control unit controls a functional device of a motor vehicle. The control unit has a rotary adjuster that is mounted in a rotatable manner on a holding element.
Audi Ag


07/23/15
20150204957 

System and fully phase-encoded magnetic resonance imaging using multiband radio frequency excitation


Systems and methods for simultaneously acquiring three-dimensional data from multiple different frequency bins with a magnetic resonance imaging (“mri”) system, and without frequency-encoding gradients, are provided. A multiband radio frequency (“rf”) pulse is used to excite spins associated with multiple different resonance frequency offsets, and a fully phase-encoded acquisition is used to acquire data, which may be spectrally-resolved data, from magnetic resonance signals formed in response to the multiband rf pulse..
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation


07/23/15
20150204850 

Production of beta-cells


The present invention relates to in vitro and in vivo methods for the generation of pancreatic β-cells, comprising the step of providing at least one pancreatic α-cell or at least one precursor cell with pax-4 or a nucleic acid encoding pax-4. Furthermore, the invention relates to a screening method for the screening of a pancreatic-β-cell phenotype-inducing compound, comprising the step of contacting at least one pancreatic α-cell or at least one precursor cell with a given compound, and testing whether said compound is capable of inducing a pancreatic-β-cell phenotype..
Max-planck-gesellschaft Zur Förderung Der. Wissenschaften E.v.


07/23/15
20150204698 

Location control encoding method in location control encoding device


The present invention relates to a programmable location control encoder, wherein the encoder has a new function of combining a sequential control function to conventional rotary encoders. The present invention comprises: a rotary disk having an absolute location code indicative of each location, that is, an address code formed by a combination of binary numbers; an optical sensor for detecting said binary address code; a signal amplification unit for amplifying an output signal of the optical sensor; and a control circuit board for outputting a digital signal by using a signal outputted from the signal amplification unit.

07/23/15
20150204112 

Locking device for a bicycle


The invention is related to a locking device (30; 50) for a bicycle, comprising a main housing (1) which is attachable to a component of the bicycle, a cable (22), wherein both cable ends (17, 18) are lockable inside the main housing (1), a gps module (12) for locating the locking device arranged inside the main housing (1), a radio frequency device (11) at least for transmitting at least a signal encoding at least a parameter of the locking device to a remote receiving means, comprising at least a radio frequency chip and an antenna. The main housing (1) comprises two parts: either a component case (51) and a clamp (52), wherein the clamp (52) comprises a first and a second clamp element (62, 63) forming in an attached state a space (2) for embracing the component (54) of the bicycle, wherein the component case (51) is detachably attachable to the first clamp element (62) by main attachment means (10, 60, 61) or a back case (1a) and a front case (1b), which are detachably attachable to one another by first and second attachment means (3, 5; 4, 6, 7), the back case (1a) and the front case (1b) being formed in such a way that in an attached state they form a space (2) for embracing the component of the bicycle and in that the first and the second attachment means comprise each interacting elements (3, 5; 4, 6, 7) arranged in the back case (1a) and in the front case (1b)..
Velolock Ltd.


07/23/15
20150203918 

Mutated acvr1 for diagnosis and treatment of fibrodyplasia ossificans progressiva (fop)


This invention is directed to mutated activin a type i receptor proteins (acvr1) and isolated nucleic acids encoding same. The invention also relates to the use of mutated acvr1 in the diagnosis and treatment of fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (fop)..
The Trustees Of The University Of Pennsylvania


07/23/15
20150203897 

Compositions and measuring and calibrating amplification bias in multiplexed pcr reactions


Compositions and methods are described for standardizing the dna amplification efficiencies of a highly heterogeneous set of oligonucleotide primers as may typically be used to amplify a heterogeneous set of dna templates that contains rearranged lymphoid cell dna encoding t cell receptors (tcr) or immunoglobulins (ig). The presently disclosed embodiments are useful to overcome undesirable bias in the utilization of a subset of amplification primers, which leads to imprecision in multiplexed n high throughput sequencing of amplification products to quantify unique tcr or ig encoding genomes in a sample.
Adaptive Biotechnologies Corp.


07/23/15
20150203879 

Methods and microorganisms for the biological synthesis of (s) -2-amino-6-hydroxypimelate, hexamethylenediamine and 6-aminocaproate


A chemical having the formula (s) 2-amino-6-hydroxypimelate. (s)-2-amino-6-hydroxypimelate can be made using a method comprising culturing a cell comprising an exogenous nucleic acid sequence encoding an enzyme that catalyzes the substrate to product conversion of (s)-2-amino-6-oxopimelate to (s)-2-amino-6-hydroxypimelate and separating the (s)-2-amino-6-hydroxypimelate.
Bioamber Inc.


07/23/15
20150203878 

Pha-producing genetically engineered microorganisms


The present invention is directed at genetically engineered form of a naturally pha producing microorganism, which has an increased number of copies, compared to the wild type microorganism, of at least one gene coding a polyhydroxyalkanoate (pha) synthase, wherein said increased number of copies provides a balanced overproduction of said pha synthase, and eventually causing the microorganism to overproduce medium- or long-chain-length phas in an amount of at least 1.2 times compared to the wild type after 24 h, wherein the reference condition for assessing the overproduction is modified mm medium containing 15 mm sodium octanoate. The production of phas in the microorganism can in addition be favourably influenced by the inactivation of genes encoding for proteins involved in the degradation of pha, resulting in an even increased production of the microorganism of this compound without a decline in the pha content over time.
Helmholtz-zentrum Fur Infektionsforschung Gmbh


07/23/15
20150203876 

Recombinant bacteria comprising novel sucrose transporters


Recombinant bacteria capable of metabolizing sucrose are described. The recombinant bacteria comprise in their genome or on at least one recombinant construct, a novel nucleotide sequence encoding a polypeptide having sucrose transporter activity and a nucleotide sequence encoding a polypeptide having sucrose hydrolase activity.
E.i. Du Pont De Nemours And Company


07/23/15
20150203871 

Transcription activator-like effector (tale) fusion protein


The present invention relates to transcription activator-like effector (tale) derived proteins that allow to efficiently target and/or process double stranded nucleic acid sequences. The proteins of the invention are typically chimeric protein monomers composed of a core scaffold comprising repeat variable dipeptide regions (rvds) having binding specificity to a dna target sequence, to which is fused a catalytic domain to its n-terminal.
Cellectis


07/23/15
20150203862 

Novel glycosyltransferase gene and use thereof


A polynucleotide is provided that encodes a protein having activity that transfers a sugar to the hydroxyl group at the 4′-position of a flavone. The polynucleotide is selected from the group consisting of: (a) a polynucleotide composed of the base sequence of seq id no: 1; (b) a polynucleotide that hybridizes under stringent conditions with a polynucleotide composed of a base sequence complementary to the base sequence of seq id no: 1, and encodes a protein having activity that transfers a sugar to the hydroxyl group at the 4′-position of a flavone; (c) a polynucleotide encoding a protein composed of the amino acid sequence of seq id no: 2; and, (d) a polynucleotide encoding a protein composed of an amino acid sequence in which one or a plurality of amino acids have been deleted, substituted, inserted and/or added in the amino acid sequence of seq id no: 2, and having activity that transfers a sugar to the hydroxyl group at the 4′-position of a flavone..
Suntory Holdings Limited


07/23/15
20150203859 

Nucleic acid sequences encoding transcription factors regulating alkaloid biosynthesis and their use in modifying plant metabolism


Plant metabolism and alkaloid levels can be regulated by transcription factors that regulate the nicotinic alkaloid biosynthetic pathway. In one embodiment, the disclosure provides a transcription factor that negatively regulates alkaloid biosynthesis, such as nicotine biosynthesis..
22nd Century Limited, Llc


07/23/15
20150203858 

Production of plants with decreased nitrite content


The present invention relates in one aspect to a method for producing a transgenic plant, comprising introducing into an unmodified plant an exogenous gene encoding a nitrite reductase, wherein expression of the nitrite reductase encoded by the exogenous gene reduces nitrite content in the transgenic plant relative to the unmodified plant. Also provided are transgenic plants and plant cells comprising an exogenous gene encoding a nitrite reductase, as well as associated uses, chimaeric genes and plant transformation vectors..
British American Tobacco (investments) Limited


07/23/15
20150203857 

Increased protein expression in plants


This disclosure concerns synthetic polynucleotides encoding a polypeptide of interest that are particularly well-suited for expression in target plants.. .
Dow Agrosciences Llc


07/23/15
20150203856 

Use of a maize untranslated region for transgene expression in plants


Provided are methods, vectors and gene constructs for enhancing expression of a recombinant nucleic acid sequence in transgenic plants and plant tissues. According to the present invention, nucleic acid sequences are obtained and/or derived from the 3′ untranslated regions of genes encoding ubiquitin proteins and engineered to flank respective portions of a selected coding region of a vector.
Dow Agrosciences Llc


07/23/15
20150203833 

Aspergillus containing beta-glucosidase, beta-glucosidases and nucleic acids encoding the same


A novel microorganism is provided named aspergillus saccharolyticus. Further, beta-glucosidase enzymes encoded by said microorganism are provided, and the use thereof in the degradation of lignocellulosic material.
Clean-vantage Llc


07/23/15
20150203831 

Polypeptides having cellulolytic enhancing activity and polynucleotides encoding same


Provided are isolated polypeptides having cellulolytic enhancing activity and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides, catalytic domains or carbohydrate binding modules. Also provided are nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides, catalytic domains or carbohydrate binding modules..
Novozymes A/s


07/23/15
20150203830 

Compositions comprising nucleic acids encoding hiv-1 reverse transcriptase ctl epitopes


The present invention provides peptides and proteins for use in second generation hiv vaccines and as diagnostic tools in the treatment and control of hiv infection. The antiviral protection shown by compositions of the present invention has not been previously achieved with an hla epitope-enhanced vaccine.
The Government Of The United States Of America As Represented By The Secretary Of The Departmen Of H


07/23/15
20150203829 

Antibodies binding to the extracellular domain of the receptor tyrosine kinase alk


The present invention concerns an antibody specific for human alk (anaplastic lymphoma kinase), in particular a scfv, a nucleic acid sequence encoding it, its production and its use as a pharmaceutical or for diagnostic purposes. Said antibody is suitable for the local treatment of tumors, in particular glioblastoma..
Delenex Therapeutics Ag


07/23/15
20150203828 

N-glycan core beta-galactosyltransferase and uses thereof


The present invention relates to new galactosyltransferases, nucleic acids encoding them, as well as recombinant vectors, host cells, antibodies, uses and methods relating thereto.. .
Universitat Zurich


07/23/15
20150203817 

Use of pre t alpha or functional variant thereof for expanding tcr alpha deficient t cells


A method of expanding tcralpha deficient t-cells by expressing ptalpha or functional variants thereof into said cells, thereby restoring a functional cd3 complex. This method is particularly useful to enhance the efficiency of immunotherapy using primary t-cells from donors.
Cellectis


07/23/15
20150203590 

Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase a2 antibody compositions and methods of use


The invention provides isolated anti-lp-pla2 antibodies that bind to lp-pla2. The invention also encompasses compositions comprising an anti-lp-pla2 antibody.

07/23/15
20150203576 

Variants of igg fc with limited amine groups


Lysine-depleted variants of fragment crystallizable (fc) regions of immunoglobulins are disclosed. Also disclosed are fusion proteins comprised of n-terminal targeting or active peptide domains fused with such lysine-depleted variant igg-fc domains.

07/23/15
20150203574 

Antibodies to il-6 and their uses


Antibodies and antigen-binding portions thereof that bind to human il-6 are provided. Also provided are nucleic acids encoding such antibodies and antigen binding portions, methods of making such antibodies and antigen binding portions, compositions comprising such antibodies or antigen binding portions, and uses of such antibodies or antigen binding portions..
Pfizer Inc.


07/23/15
20150203568 

Albumin fusion proteins


The present invention encompasses albumin fusion proteins. Nucleic acid molecules encoding the albumin fusion proteins of the invention are also encompassed by the invention, as are vectors containing these nucleic acids, host cells transformed with these nucleic acids vectors, and methods of making the albumin fusion proteins of the invention and using these nucleic acids, vectors, and/or host cells.
Human Genome Sciences, Inc.


07/23/15
20150203564 

B7-h5, a costimulatory polypeptide


B7-h5 costimulatory polypeptides, nucleic acids encoding such polypeptides, and methods for using the polypeptides and nucleic acids to enhance a t cell response are provided herein.. .
Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research


07/23/15
20150203558 

Long-acting polypeptides and methods of producing same


A polypeptide and polynucleotides encoding same comprising one carboxy-terminal peptide (ctp) of chorionic gonadotrophin attached to an amino terminus of a cytokine and two carboxy-terminal peptides (ctp) of chorionic gonadotrophin attached to a carboxy terminus of a cytokine are disclosed. Pharmaceutical compositions comprising the polypeptide and polynucleotides of the invention and methods of using same are also disclosed..
Opko Biologics Ltd.


07/23/15
20150203546 

Scytodes venom fiber peptides, nucleic acids and methods of making and using


The present invention is directed to spider silk-like fibers, peptides comprising the fibers, nucleic acids encoding the peptides, nucleic acid constructs and recombinant expression vectors, fusion peptides and methods of making and using the foregoing.. .

07/23/15
20150203544 

Immune system mediator


The present invention discloses an isolated nucleic acid molecule encoding an israa polypeptide comprising a nucleotide sequence exhibiting at least 70% homology to the sequence represented by the nucleotide sequence seq id no: 1. Also disclosed is a recombinant expression vector comprising said nucleic acid molecule and an isolated polypeptide molecule encoded by said nucleic acid molecule..
Arabian Gulf University


07/23/15
20150202282 

Pcv2 orf2 virus like particle with foreign amino acid insertion


The present invention comprises methods and compositions related to the production and use of amino acid sequences. In particular, pcv2 orf2 is shown to be useful as a virus-like particle which produces amino acid sequences that retain their immunogenicity or antigenicity when the dna encoding the pcv2 orf2 is inserted into an expression system.
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.


07/23/15
20150202272 

Methods and compositions for enhancing vaccine immune responses


Provided herein are immunogenic compositions comprising a recombinant modified vaccinia virus ankara (mva) comprising a nucleic acid sequence encoding a cd40 ligand (cd40l) and a nucleic acid sequence encoding a heterologous disease-associated antigen, wherein the immunogenic composition induces increases t-cell immune responses specific for the heterologous disease-associated antigen when administered to a human host, and related methods and uses.. .
Bavarian Nordic A/s


07/23/15
20150202271 

Dna vaccine containing vegf-specific epitope and/or angiopoietin-2-specific epitope


The present invention provides a therapeutic or prophylactic agent for cancer, containing an expression vector encoding a chimeric hepatitis b virus core antigen polypeptide inserted with an amino acid sequence containing a specific epitope of vegf and/or a specific epitope of angiopoietin-2, wherein the amino acid sequence containing the specific epitope is inserted between the amino acid residues 80 and 81 of the hepatitis b virus core antigen polypeptide.. .
Anges Mg, Inc.


07/23/15
20150202269 

Aav-mediated gene therapy for rpgr x-linked retinal degeneration


Described herein are methods of preventing, arresting progression of or ameliorating vision loss and other conditions associated with retinitis pigmentosa and x-linked retinitis pigmentosa in a subject. The methods include administering to said subject an effective concentration of a composition comprising a recombinant adeno-associated virus (aav) carrying a nucleic acid sequence encoding a normal retinitis pigmentosa gtpase regulator (rpgr gene), or fragment thereof, under the control of regulatory sequences which express the product of the gene in the photoreceptor cells of the subject, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier..
University Of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.


07/23/15
20150202258 

Medicament for wound treatment


The invention relates to stathmin, stathmin, a nucleic acid encoding said stathmin or a cell expressing stathmin for use in the treatment of chronic wounds or disease- or medication-dependent impaired wound healing in a patient or for increasing or inducing the proliferation and/or migration of mesenchymal cells, of stem cells, for stimulating immune cells, preferably natural killer cells, for stimulating fibroblasts, for stimulating epithelial cells, preferably epithelial cells of the epidermis, or for stimulating angiogenesis.. .
Simu Trade Consulting Gmbh & Co. Leasing Kg


07/23/15
20150201874 

Systems and methods for determining blood oxygen saturation values using complex number encoding


The disclosure includes pulse oximetry systems and methods for determining point-by-point saturation values by encoding photoplethysmographs in the complex domain and processing the complex signals. The systems filter motion artifacts and other noise using a variety of techniques, including statistical analysis such as correlation, or phase filtering..
Cercacor Laboratories, Inc.


07/23/15
20150201858 

Diagnostic device for remote sensing and transmitting biophysiological signals


A diatrophic, bio-physiological interface is self-contained with onboard intensification, filtering, and signal processing and is wirelessly enabled (idio-electrode), with multiple sensory system for bio-physiological measurements, described herein utilizes spatially resolved potential profiles from a cluster of mini electrodes to form constituent sets comprising mini sensorial electrodes. The sets of sub electrodes containing the clusters are jointly optimized to attain measurable gradient of some diagnostic value.
Global Cardiac Monitors, Inc.


07/23/15
20150201589 

Adam6 mice


Mice are provided that comprise a reduction or deletion of adam6 activity from an endogenous adam6 locus, or that lack an endogenous locus encoding a mouse adam6 protein, wherein the mice comprise a sequence encoding an adam6 or ortholog or homolog or fragment thereof that is functional in a male mouse. In one embodiment, the sequence is an ectopic adam6 sequence or a sequence that confers upon a male mouse the ability to generate offspring by mating.
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


07/16/15
20150201408 

Integrated circuit for communication resource allocation


Provided is a base station capable of suppressing increase of overhead of allocation result report in frequency scheduling in multi-carrier communication and obtaining a sufficient frequency diversity effect. In the base station, encoding units (101-1 to 101-n) encode data (#1 to #n) to mobile stations (#1 to #n), modulation units (102-1 to 102-n) modulate the encoded data so as to generate a data symbol, a scheduler (103) performs frequency scheduling according to a cqi from each mobile station so as to uniformly allocate data to the respective mobile stations for a part of rb extracted from a plurality of rb, and an scch generation unit (105) generates control information (scch information) to report the allocation result in the scheduler (103) to the respective mobile stations..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America


07/16/15
20150201274 

Stream caching for audio mixers


Methods and systems are provided for reusing audio streams in an audio mixing environment such that processing resources (e.g., cpu cycles) are not wasted on encoding the same audio streams multiple times (e.g., more than once). Instead, processing resources are conserved without comprising audio quality.
Google Inc.


07/16/15
20150201254 

Dynamic time synchronization


A method is provided in certain example embodiments and may include evaluating a first video stream being encoded by a first encoding element, where the first video stream is provided at a first bit rate. The method may also include evaluating a second video stream being encoded by a second encoding element, where the second video stream is provided at a second bit rate.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


07/16/15
20150201222 

Hdr image encoding and decoding methods and devices


To have a very efficient and in some embodiments also backwards compatible with legacy ldr display systems, apparatuses and methods relating to decoding an image encoding (ldr_cont) corresponding to a first luminance dynamic range (r_oldr) into a second luminance dynamic range (r_ohdr) output image (hdr_fin), in which image encoding (ldr_cont) are encoded pixels of an original image (hdr_orig) of a high dynamic range scene, the method comprising: tone mapping with a predetermined tone mapping strategy (fl2h) at least the lumas of pixels in the image encoding (ldr_cont) onto lumas of pixels in an intermediate image (hdr_pred) corresponding to the second luminance dynamic range (r_ohdr); and modifying the lumas of at least some of the pixels of the intermediate image (hdr_pred) by multiplying them with predetermined multiplication factors, resulting in the output image (hdr_fin) are taught.. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


07/16/15
20150201221 

Encoding / decoding method and apparatus using a tree structure


The present disclosure provides an encoding/decoding method using a tree structure. The encoding method for encoding image information includes: grouping predetermined areas having the image information into a plurality of groups, and generating a node value of each layer up to an uppermost layer by determining a minimum value or a maximum value of information to be encoded within grouped areas as information on the grouped areas; and encoding a difference value between the node value of each layer and a node value of an upper layer or a difference value between the node value of each layer and a value determined based on a preset criterion.
Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.


07/16/15
20150201216 

Method and apparatus of unified disparity vector derivation for 3d video coding


A method and apparatus for three-dimensional video coding or multi-view video coding are disclosed. Embodiments according to the present invention derive a unified disparity vector from depth information for inter mode and skip/direct mode.
Mediatek Inc.


07/16/15
20150201215 

Method of constrain disparity vector derivation in 3d video coding


A method for three-dimensional video encoding or decoding are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method constrains the disparity vector (dv) to generate a constrained dv, wherein horizontal, vertical, or both components of the constrained dv is constrained to be zero or within a range from m to n units of dv precision, and m and n are integers.
Mediatek Inc.


07/16/15
20150201214 

Method and apparatus of disparity vector derivation in 3d video coding


A method and apparatus for three-dimensional video encoding or decoding using the disparity vector derived from an associated depth block are disclosed. The method determines an associated depth block for a current texture block and derives a derived disparity vector based on a subset of depth samples of the associated depth block.
Mediatek Inc.


07/16/15
20150201213 

Video prediction encoding device, video prediction encoding method, video prediction decoding device and video prediction decoding method


A decoding device includes a decoder that decodes information of a direction of intra-picture prediction of a target block and compression data of a residual signal, a prediction signal generator that generates an intra-picture prediction signal using the information of the direction and an previously reconstructed reference sample of an adjacent block, a residual signal restorator that restores a reconstructed residual signal of the target block, and a block storage that restores and stores a pixel signal of the target block. The prediction signal generator derives reference samples from a previously reconstructed block neighbouring the target block stored, selects two or more key reference samples, performs an interpolation process between the key reference samples for generating interpolated reference samples, and generates the intra-picture prediction signal by extrapolating the interpolated reference samples based on the direction of the intra-picture prediction..
Ntt Docomo, Inc.


07/16/15
20150201208 

Image encoding and decoding apparatus and method


An image encoding and decoding apparatus and method, the image encoding and decoding apparatus includes: an encoding unit adjusting at least one weight value adaptively to the number of bits expressing each pixel of a current image, predicting a pixel value of a block of interest by performing an operation on a pixel value of at least one block having a pixel value similar to the pixel value of the block of interest among blocks included in a previous image and the at least one adjusted weight value, and encoding the pixel value of the block of interest using the predicted pixel value of the block of interest; and a decoding unit adjusting the at least one weight value adaptively to the number of bits, restoring the predicted pixel value of the block of interest by performing an operation on the pixel value of the at least one block having the pixel value similar to the pixel value of the block of interest among blocks included in the restored previous image and the at least one adjusted weight value, and decoding the pixel value of the block of interest using the restored pixel value, wherein the previous image refers to an image displayed prior to a current image, and the block of interest is a target block of interest among blocks belonging to the current image.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/16/15
20150201204 

Reference layer sample position derivation for scalable video coding


Systems and methods for encoding and decoding scalable video information are disclosed. The system may have a memory unit configured to store syntax elements for a multi-layer picture.
Qualcomm Incorporated


07/16/15
20150201201 

Intra-plane and inter-plane predictive rgb image coding


An apparatus and method for enhanced encoding of rgb images is presented. The use of intra-plane prediction, which relies on correlation between neighboring pixels of the same color, is enhanced by adding inter-plane prediction that relies on correlation between neighboring pixels of different colors.
Sony Corporation


07/16/15
20150201200 

Intra-plane and inter-plane predictive bayer image coding


An apparatus and method for enhanced encoding and decoding of bayer images is presented. The use of intra-plane prediction, which relies on correlation between neighboring pixels of the same color, is enhanced by adding inter-plane prediction that relies on correlation between neighboring pixels in different color planes (i.e., different colors).
Sony Corporation


07/16/15
20150201199 

Systems and methods for facilitating video encoding for screen-sharing applications


Systems and methods for facilitating video compression in screen-sharing applications are provided. In one embodiment, a method includes: determining properties of a screen, and determining properties of display regions configured for display via the screen.
Google Inc.


07/16/15
20150201198 

Streaming multiple encodings encoded using different encoding parameters


A system for streaming multiple encodings of a source video stream is disclosed. A source video device system captures and/or receives source video comprising a plurality of source video frames.
Avigilon Corporation


07/16/15
20150201197 

Streaming multiple encodings with virtual stream identifiers


A system for streaming multiple encodings of a source video stream is disclosed. A source video device system captures and/or receives source video comprising a plurality of source video frames.
Avigilon Corporation


07/16/15
20150201196 

Joint mode decision with shared bit-budget condition


Apparatus and method for optimizing encoding and decoding when using embedded block coding, in which each block is independent coded is described. Instead of coding the whole block in response to a single mode decision, the block is separated into multiple sub-blocks sharing the same block bit budget.
Sony Corporation


07/16/15
20150201194 

Coding distortion removal method, video encoding method, video decoding method, and apparatus and program for the same


An image coding and decoding system is provided that includes an image coding apparatus and an image decoding apparatus. The image coding apparatus includes a coding unit that codes an input image to obtain a first coded image, a first decoding unit that decodes the first coded image to obtain a reconstructed image, and a determining unit that determines a first filter setting parameter for the input image, a first comparing unit that compares a difference of pixel values with the threshold value, and a first removing unit that removes a coding.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America


07/16/15
20150201193 

Encoding and decoding techniques for remote screen sharing of media content using video source and display parameters


Techniques for efficient coding of video content in relation to screen sharing are presented. A coder management component can detect native resolution and frame rate for video content from a video source and an original display resolution and frame rate associated with a local display window.
Google Inc.


07/16/15
20150201192 

Method and encoding frequency transformed block using frequency mask table, and encoding/decoding video using same


A video encoding/decoding apparatus including a video encoder for generating a prediction block, generating a residual block by subtracting the prediction block from the current block. The video encoder is for generating a frequency-transformed block by transforming and quantizing the residual block, generating a masked frequency-transformed block by masking the frequency-transformed block by using one or more frequency mask tables.
Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.


07/16/15
20150201190 

Two pass quantization of video data


Disclosed is a method for encoding a block of video. The method includes identifying, by a processor, a transformed video data block including a plurality of transformed video data, identifying a first portion of the plurality of transformed video data, identifying a second portion of the plurality of transformed video data, determining a plurality of quantized values based on the second portion of the plurality of transformed video data, and generating a quantization coefficient data block including a first portion of a plurality of quantized data values corresponding to the first portion of the plurality of transformed video data and set to a default value and including a second portion of the plurality of quantized data values corresponding to the second portion of the plurality of transformed video data and set to the plurality of quantized values..
Google Inc.


07/16/15
20150201142 

Image sensor with threshold-based output encoding


In a pixel array within an integrated-circuit image sensor, each of a plurality of pixels is evaluated to determine whether charge integrated within the pixel in response to incident light exceeds a first threshold. N-bit digital samples corresponding to the charge integrated within at least a subset of the plurality of pixels are generated, and then applied to a lookup table to retrieve respective m-bit digital values (m being less than n), wherein a stepwise range of charge integration levels represented by possible states of the m-bit digital values extends upward from a starting charge integration level that is determined based on the first threshold..
Rambus Inc.


07/16/15
20150201103 

Image processing apparatus, image processing method employed by the same, and non-transitory recording medium storing computer readable image processing program


An image processing apparatus includes: an image input unit which inputs image data per page; a sub-memory unit which stores the image data input from the image input unit; an encoding unit which encodes the image data stored in the sub-memory unit; a main memory unit which stores the image data encoded by the encoding unit; a non-volatile storage unit which stores the encoded image data stored in the main memory unit; and a processor which executes processing of discriminating a memory size of the main memory unit and the sub-memory unit and switching between first input processing and second input processing to be executed in accordance with the discriminated memory size of the main memory unit and the sub-memory unit.. .
Konica Minolta Inc.


07/16/15
20150201071 

Multi-party conversation analyzer & logger


In one aspect, the present invention facilitates the investigation of networks of criminals, by gathering associations between phone numbers, the names of persons reached at those phone numbers, and voice print data. In another aspect the invention automatically detects phone calls from a prison where the voiceprint of the person called matches the voiceprint of a past inmate.
Securus Technologies


07/16/15
20150201070 

Multi-party conversation analyzer & logger


In one aspect, the present invention facilitates the investigation of networks of criminals, by gathering associations between phone numbers, the names of persons reached at those phone numbers, and voice print data. In another aspect the invention automatically detects phone calls from a prison where the voiceprint of the person called matches the voiceprint of a past inmate.
Securus Technologies


07/16/15
20150201069 

Multi-party conversation analyzer & logger


In one aspect, the present invention facilitates the investigation of networks of criminals, by gathering associations between phone numbers, the names of persons reached at those phone numbers, and voice print data. In another aspect the invention automatically detects phone calls from a prison where the voiceprint of the person called matches the voiceprint of a past inmate.
Securus Technologies


07/16/15
20150201068 

Multi-party conversation analyzer & logger


In one aspect, the present invention facilitates the investigation of networks of criminals, by gathering associations between phone numbers, the names of persons reached at those phone numbers, and voice print data. In another aspect the invention automatically detects phone calls from a prison where the voiceprint of the person called matches the voiceprint of a past inmate.
Securus Technologies


07/16/15
20150201054 

Multi-party conversation analyzer & logger


In one aspect, the present invention facilitates the investigation of networks of criminals, by gathering associations between phone numbers, the names of persons reached at those phone numbers, and voice print data. In another aspect the invention automatically detects phone calls from a prison where the voiceprint of the person called matches the voiceprint of a past inmate.
Securus Technologies


07/16/15
20150201043 

Methods and systems for encoding/decoding files and transmissions thereof


In one embodiment, the instant invention includes a computer system that includes at least the following components: a) a first computer that performs, in concurrent manner, at least the following tasks: dividing a computer file into a plurality of segments, compressing segments, and sending the compressed segments to a second computer over a network; b) the second computer that performs, in concurrent manner, at least the following tasks: decompressing the compressed segments and assembling the decompressed segment to reconstruct the computer file, where the compressing task performed by the first computer and the decompressing task performed by the second computer are synchronized and performed concurrently.. .

07/16/15
20150200987 

System and methods for dynamic transcoder rate adaption for adaptive bit rate streaming


A system and methods for providing dynamic transcoder rate adaption for an adaptive bit streaming function is described. In a first embodiment, a client may select from all available bit rates during the encoding session, wherein the bit rates are provided to the client via a manifest file from a media gateway.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


07/16/15
20150200773 

Watermark with data integrity verification


In one embodiment, a system including a processor is operative to receive a content item including a watermark encoding a series of encrypted bits deriving from encrypting an information element multiple times, extract at least some encrypted bits from at least part of the watermark, decrypt a series of n bits using a first key yielding a first value, the series of n bits including q bits of the encrypted bits and k, greater than, or equal to zero, guessed bits, re-encrypt the first value using a second key yielding a second value, and compare at least part of the second value to m bits of the encrypted bits to determine if at least part of the second value matches the m bits in order to provide a level of confidence that the first value is the information element which was encrypted and embedded as the watermark.. .
Cisco Technology Inc.


07/16/15
20150200706 

Synchronization of a real-time uwb locating system


In a uwb real time locating system, uwb readers (12) are synchronized by adjusting a clock of a uwb slave reader (12) until the uwb reader (12) receives each uwb pulse (34) of a sequence of uwb pulses (34) having a predetermined pulse period (tp) and encoding a master uwb reader unique identifier at an expected time slot (35) within each predetermined pulse period (tp), the expected time slot (35) being related to the distance between the uwb tag reader (12) and a master uwb reader (12).. .

07/16/15
20150200689 

Method and encoding and decoding in electronic device


A method and an apparatus for encoding and decoding in an electronic device are provided. In a decoding method, at least one parity symbol is received.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/16/15
20150200686 

Encoding device, decoding device, and operating method thereof


An encoding device includes a first encoder that generates a message matrix including a plurality of message blocks and a parity block having parity information of the plurality of message blocks, and a second encoder that adds row parity information and column parity information to the message matrix.. .
Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology




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