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Date/App# patent app List of recent Encoding-related patents
02/04/16
20160037290 
 Method of electronic device identification and localization based on active code transmission patent thumbnailMethod of electronic device identification and localization based on active code transmission
A method for uniquely identifying and locating one or more electronic devices by means of a data-bearing signal transmission is disclosed. The method is specifically configured to locate a large number of similar electronic devices.

02/04/16
20160037237 
 System and  encoding audio based on psychoacoustics patent thumbnailSystem and encoding audio based on psychoacoustics
Associating at least one action to be performed when the tag is decoded by a client device.. .

02/04/16
20160037186 
 Method and video system for freeze-frame detection patent thumbnailMethod and video system for freeze-frame detection
A method for detecting a freeze-frame condition comprises receiving a sequence of images from at least one digital device; selectively encoding a first subset of the sequence of images using a first coding scheme that causes an adjustment to an image characteristic of the selected images being encoded; selectively encoding a second subset of the sequence of images using a second coding scheme; storing the first encoded subset and second encoded subset; retrieving the stored first encoded subset and second encoded subset; selectively decoding the first subset of the selected images using the first coding scheme and selectively decoding the second subset of the selected images using the second coding scheme to re-create the sequence of images. A freeze-frame condition in the re-created sequence of images is identifiable based on a plurality of decoded images being different with respect to the image characteristic across multiple decoded image frames..
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037181 
 Non-zero rounding and prediction mode selection techniques in video encoding patent thumbnailNon-zero rounding and prediction mode selection techniques in video encoding
In one aspect of this disclosure, rounding adjustments to bi-directional predictive data may be purposely eliminated to provide predictive data that lacks any rounding bias. In this case, rounded and unrounded predictive data may both be considered in a rate-distortion analysis to identify the best data for prediction of a given video block.
Qualcomm Incorporated


02/04/16
20160037180 
 System for nested entropy encoding patent thumbnailSystem for nested entropy encoding
Methods and systems for improving coding efficiency of video.. .
Dolby International Ab


02/04/16
20160037178 
 Video encoding method and apparatus thereof and a video decoding method and apparatus thereof patent thumbnailVideo encoding method and apparatus thereof and a video decoding method and apparatus thereof
A video encoding method, a video encoding apparatus, a video decoding method, and a video decoding apparatus are provided. The video encoding method includes reconstructing a first layer image based on encoding information of the first layer image that is obtained from a bitstream, splitting a largest coding unit of a second layer image into coding units based on split information of the second layer image that is obtained from the bitstream, splitting the coding units into prediction units for prediction encoding, determining whether to use a coding tool for decoding a current prediction unit based on at least one among a prediction mode of the current prediction unit among the prediction units, size information of the current prediction unit, and color depth information of the current prediction unit, and decoding the current prediction unit, using the coding tool, in response to the determining to use the coding tool..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037177 
 Interlayer video encoding method and apparatus and interlayer video decoding  compensating luminance difference patent thumbnailInterlayer video encoding method and apparatus and interlayer video decoding compensating luminance difference
An interlayer video decoding method according to an embodiment may include determining whether to perform brightness compensation with respect to a second layer current block to be reconstructed by using a first layer reference block; determining first layer reference pixels by using the closest integer pixels to reference location of a first layer corresponding to location of reference pixels for the second layer current block based on whether to perform the brightness compensation; and determining brightness compensation parameters regarding the second layer current block by using the determined first layer reference pixels and pixels surrounding the second layer current block.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037176 
 Automatic and adaptive selection of profiles for adaptive bit rate streaming patent thumbnailAutomatic and adaptive selection of profiles for adaptive bit rate streaming
Disclosed are methods and systems for a transcoding device to provide sets of video streams or profiles having different encoding parameters for transmitting the sets of video streams to a media device. In an embodiment, a method for transmitting video streams for a media program from a transcoding device to a media device includes receiving, by the transcoding device, video data; generating, by the transcoding device, a plurality of profiles from the video data, each profile representing a video stream; performing analysis on the generated plurality of profiles to identify similar profiles; reducing the number of profiles to provide a distinct set of profiles; and transmitting the distinct set of profiles from the transcoding device to the media device..
Arris Enterprises, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037175 
 Method for signaling a step-wise temporal sub-layer access sample patent thumbnailMethod for signaling a step-wise temporal sub-layer access sample
An electronic device for encoding a picture is described. The electronic device includes a processor and instructions stored in memory that are in electronic communication with the processor.
Dolby International Ab


02/04/16
20160037172 
 Image encoding method, image decoding method, image encoding apparatus, image decoding apparatus, image encoding program, and image decoding program patent thumbnailImage encoding method, image decoding method, image encoding apparatus, image decoding apparatus, image encoding program, and image decoding program
The image encoding apparatus encodes while predicting an image between different views using a reference image encoded for a view different from a processing target image, and a reference depth map for an object of the reference image when a multiview image of plural different views is encoded. A view-synthesized image is generated for the entire encoding target image using the reference image and the reference depth map.
Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corporation


02/04/16
20160037169 

High speed scalable video coding device and method using multi-track video


The present disclosure relates to a scalable video coding (svc) video decoding method, including receiving a bit stream for a plurality of layer videos, determining an encoding mode information and a prediction information for a macroblock of a lower layer video from among the plurality of layer videos, performing prediction of the macroblock of the lower layer video by using the encoding mode information and the prediction information for the macroblock of the lower layer video, determining an encoding mode information and a prediction information for a macroblock of a upper layer video from among the plurality of layer videos, and performing inter-layer prediction of the macroblock of the upper layer video by using the encoding mode information and the prediction information for the upper layer video.. .
Sk Planet Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037168 

High speed scalable video coding device and method using multi-track video


The present disclosure relates to a scalable video coding (svc) video decoding method, including receiving a bit stream for layer videos, determining an encoding mode information and a prediction information for a macroblock of a lower layer video from among the layer videos; performing prediction of the macroblock of the lower layer video by using the encoding mode information and the prediction information for the macroblock of the lower layer video, obtaining an encoding mode information for a macroblock of a upper layer video from among the layer videos, determining a prediction information of the macroblock of the upper layer video based on a macroblock of the lower layer video which is corresponding to the macroblock of the upper layer video, and performing inter-layer prediction of the macroblock of the upper layer video by using the encoding mode information and the prediction information for the upper layer video.. .
Sk Planet Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037166 

Adaptive search window positioning for video encoding


A method, system, and computer program product that exploits motion hints associated with rendered video frames. These motion hints are provided to a video encoder to guide a motion-compensation prediction process performed by the video encoder.
Ati Technologies Ulc


02/04/16
20160037164 

Palette mode encoding and decoding design


In an example, a method of processing video data may include inferring a pixel scan order for a first palette mode encoded block of video data without receiving a block-level syntax element having a value representative of the pixel scan order for the first palette mode encoded block. The method may include decoding the first palette mode encoded block of video data using the inferred pixel scan order.
Qualcomm Incorporated


02/04/16
20160037017 

Encoding data in an image


Certain methods and systems are described for encoding data in an image. According to an example, a set of metamers under a first set of conditions may be determined that vary under a second set of conditions.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.


02/04/16
20160036866 

Ip multimedia sub mbms file repair using http servers


Disclosed in some examples is a method of media repair in an ims based network, the method includes communicating with an ims network using sip to setup a download session with a bmsc over a mbms bearer; responsive to determining that one or more received encoding symbols of media downloaded using the established mbms bearer cannot be decoded: requesting a file repair procedure from the ims network component using a sip re-invite request, the sip re-invite request including an address of an http repair server indicated by the ims network component during the mbms bearer setup; responsive to receiving a sip acknowledgement indicating that the request was successful, requesting an http connection with the http server to re-download the one or more encoding symbols of the media that could not be decoded; and receiving the one or more encoding symbols from the http server.. .
Intel Corporation


02/04/16
20160036790 

System and identity verification across mobile applications


Embodiments are directed to methods, apparatuses, computer readable media and systems for authenticating a user on a user device across multiple mobile applications. The identity of the user is validated by encoding and subsequently validating cryptographically encrypted data in a shared data store accessible by the mobile applications tied to the same entity.

02/04/16
20160036719 

Dynamic scaling of redundancy elimination middleboxes


Systems and methods for dynamic scaling of re middleboxes in a communication network are described. According to the present subject matter, the method comprises determining a load of incoming data at an encoding middlebox in the communication network.
Alcatel Lucent


02/04/16
20160036562 

Broadcast signal transmitting device, broadcast signal receiving method, broadcast signal transmitting method and broadcast signal receiving method


A broadcast signal transmitting device according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises: an encoder for forward error correction (fec) encoding data pipe (dp) data transmitted via multiple dps, wherein each dp transmits at least one service or at least one service component; a signaling encoder for encoding signaling data; an interleaver for interleaving the encoded dp data; a frame builder for mapping the interleaved dp data and the encoded signaling data and then generating at least one signal frame, wherein the interleaved dp data is mapped according to the type of the dps transmitting the respective dp data, and wherein the encoded signaling data includes type information indicative of the type of each dp; a modulation unit for modulating the at least one generated signal frame in an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (ofdm) scheme; and a transmitter for transmitting a broadcast signal including the at least one modulated signal frame.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


02/04/16
20160036493 

System and low data-rate communication over a carrier current


The invention relates to a system for low data-rate communication over a modulated direct carrier current, having one or more communication transmitters (6, 8), a communication receiver (10), and a wire bus (12) forming a shared transmission channel. Each communication transmitter (6, 8) is configured to form a first raw staggered transmission frame according to a second staggered transmission frame, said staggered transmission frames using a set of separate basic chip-encoding sequences.
Mersen France Sb Sas


02/04/16
20160036462 

Split gain shape vector coding


The invention relates to an encoder and a decoder and methods therein for supporting split gain shape vector encoding and decoding. The method performed by an encoder, where the encoding of each vector segment is subjected to a constraint related to a maximum number of bits, bmax, allowed for encoding a vector segment.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


02/04/16
20160035369 

Method and adaptively encoding and decoding high frequency band


Provided are a method and apparatus for encoding and decoding an audio signal. According to the present application, a signal of a high frequency band above a preset frequency band is adaptively encoded or decoded in the time domain or in the frequency domain by using a signal of a low frequency band below the preset frequency band.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160035368 

Apparatus, medium and method to encode and decode high frequency signal


A method and apparatus to encoding or decoding an audio signal is provided. In the method and apparatus, a noise-floor level to use in encoding or decoding a high frequency signal is updated according to the degree of a voiced or unvoiced sound included in the signal..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160035365 

Sound encoding device, sound encoding method, sound decoding device and sound decoding method


A sound encoding device includes: a processor; and a memory which stores a plurality of instructions, which when executed by the processor, cause the processor to execute: converting a sound signal into a frequency signal by time-frequency converting the sound signal in a unit of a frame having a given time length; detecting a first frequency band in which a phase component of the frequency signal is random for each frame; determining outline information representative of an outline of an amplitude component of the frequency signal included in the first frequency band for each frame; encoding the frequency signal included in a frequency band other than the first frequency band for each frame; and producing a data stream including the encoded frequency signal and the outline information.. .
Fujitsu Limited


02/04/16
20160035364 

Method and device for encoding a high frequency signal, and for decoding a high frequency signal


A method and a device for encoding a high frequency signal, and a method and a device for decoding a high frequency signal are provided, which relate to encoding and decoding technology. The method for encoding a high frequency signal includes: determining a signal type of a high frequency signal of a current frame; smoothing and scaling time envelopes of the high frequency signal of the current frame and obtaining time envelopes of the high frequency signal of the current frame that require to be encoded, if the high frequency signal of the current frame is a non-transient signal and a high frequency signal of the previous frame is a transient signal; and quantizing and encoding the time envelopes of the high frequency signal of the current frame that require to be encoded, and frequency information and signal type information of the high frequency signal of the current frame..
Huawei Technologies Co.,ltd.


02/04/16
20160035363 

Method and encoding and decoding noise signal


Provided is a method and apparatus for encoding/decoding an audio signal. Sections which are not used to output noise components near important spectral components and sub-bands which are not used to output noise components, are determined to be encoded or decoded, so that the efficiency of encoding and decoding an audio signal increases, and sound quality can be improved using less bits..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160035362 

Method and encoding and decoding noise signal


Provided is a method and apparatus for encoding/decoding an audio signal. Sections which are not used to output noise components near important spectral components and sub-bands which are not used to output noise components, are determined to be encoded or decoded, so that the efficiency of encoding and decoding an audio signal increases, and sound quality can be improved using less bits..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160035360 

Method and means of encoding background noise information


The invention relates to a method and means for encoding background noise information during voice signal encoding methods. A basic idea of the invention is to provide the scalability known for transmitting voice information in a similar manner when forming an sid frame.
Unify Gmbh & Co. Kg


02/04/16
20160035358 

Systems, methods, apparatus, and computer-readable media for three-dimensional audio coding using basis function coefficients


Systems, methods, and apparatus for a unified approach to encoding different types of audio inputs are described.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated


02/04/16
20160035354 

Bit allocating, audio encoding and decoding


A bit allocating method is provided that includes determining the allocated number of bits in decimal point units based on each frequency band so that a signal-to-noise ratio (snr) of a spectrum existing in a predetermined frequency band is maximized within a range of the allowable number of bits for a given frame; and adjusting the allocated number of bits based on each frequency band.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160035353 

Conversational agents


Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for handing off a user conversation between computer-implemented agents. One of the methods includes receiving, by a computer-implemented agent specific to a user device, a digital representation of speech encoding an utterance, determining, by the computer-implemented agent, that the utterance specifies a requirement to establish a communication with another computer-implemented agent, and establishing, by the computer-implemented agent, a communication between the other computer-implemented agent and the user device..
Google Inc.


02/04/16
20160034877 

System and providing contactless payment with a near field communications attachment


A system and method in accordance with exemplary embodiments may include an attachment with a near field communication antenna, a secure element, a plug capable of connecting the attachment to an audio jack on a mobile device. Further, a system and method in accordance with exemplary embodiments may include receiving a payment initiation instruction from a customer, using a near field communication antenna, sending payment information to a point of sale device, using one or more computer processors, encoding data related to the payment as audio data, and transmitting the data related to the payment through an audio jack..
Capital One Financial Corporation


02/04/16
20160034812 

Long short-term memory using a spiking neural network


A method for configuring long short-term memory (lstm) in a spiking neural network includes decoding input spikes into analog values within the lstm. The method further includes implementing the lstm based on an encoded representation of the analog values.
Qualcomm Incorporated


02/04/16
20160034499 

Compressing and transmitting structured information


Various of the present embodiments convert structured data to a channel-based representation facilitating pattern recognition by a compression utility. The channels may include a key channel, a number channel, a type channel, a length channel, etc.
Facebook, Inc.


02/04/16
20160034347 

Memory system


According to one embodiment, a memory system includes a nonvolatile memory and a controller. The nonvolatile memory includes first number of storage areas.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


02/04/16
20160034247 

Extending content sources


Methods and systems for extending content sources associated with a social application. The implementations may include sampling and quantifying audio signals by a computing device.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited


02/04/16
20160033661 

Harmonic encoding for fwi


A deterministic method for selecting a set of encoding weights for simultaneous encoded-source inversion of seismic data that will cause the iterative inversion to converge faster than randomly chosen weights. The encoded individual source gathers are summed (83), forming a composite gather, and simulated in a single simulation operation.

02/04/16
20160033603 

Method and magnetic resonance system for detecting mr data


In a method and apparatus for detecting magnetic resonance (mr) data a slice is slice-selectively excited followed by irradiation of a refocusing pulse and activation of first and second phase encoding gradients, and a readout gradient, in order to read out mr data that are entered into a line of k-space. Mr data for further multiple lines of k-space are acquired without the first phase encoding gradient being activated again, and follow radiation of another refocusing pulse..
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


02/04/16
20160033530 

Isolating cells expressing secreted proteins


A method of detecting and isolating cells that produce a secreted protein of interest (poi), for example, an antibody, comprising: a) providing a eukaryotic cell comprising (i) a nucleic acid encoding the poi, and (ii) a nucleic acid encoding a cell surface capture molecule, which comprises a membrane anchor and is capable of binding the poi; (b) culturing the cell under conditions in which the poi and cell surface capture molecule are expressed, and a poi-cell surface capture molecule complex is formed intracellularly and displayed on the cell surface; c) detecting the surface-displayed poi by contacting the cells with a detection molecule, which binds the poi; and d) isolating cells based on the detection molecule.. .
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


02/04/16
20160033516 

Use of polyclonal and monoclonal antibodies specific for 3-phosphohistidine


Isolated monoclonal antibodies and antigen binding fragments are disclosed herein that specifically bind polypeptides comprising a histidine phosphorylated at n3 (3-phis). Nucleic acids encoding these antibodies, vectors including these nucleic acids, and host cells transformed with these vectors and nucleic acids are also disclosed.
Salk Institute For Biological Studies


02/04/16
20160033512 

Diagnosis of carcinomas


The invention is directed to compositions and methods for the detection of a malignant condition, and relates to the discovery of soluble and cell surface forms of he4a polypeptides, including he4a that is overexpressed in ovarian carcinomas. In particular the invention provides a nucleic acid sequence encoding he4a, and also provides a method of screening for the presence of a malignant condition in a subject by detecting reactivity of an antibody specific for a he4a polypeptide with a molecule naturally occurring in soluble and/or cell surface form in a sample from such a subject, and by hybridization screening using an he4a nucleotide sequence, as well as other related advantages..
Pacific Northwest Research Institute


02/04/16
20160033504 

Protocol for identifying and isolating antigen-specific b cells and producing antibodies to desired antigens


Methods of identifying antigen-specific antibody-secreting and antibody-forming cells, such as antigen-specific b cells, and methods for cloning the antigen-specific antibody sequences of the antibody produced by these cells are provided. In particular, the methods include enriching b cells for antigen-specific b cells, culturing the antigen-specific b cells to generate clonal b cell populations, detecting clonal b cells that produce a single antigen-specific antibody, optionally screening the clonal b cell populations for functional activity, staining and sorting the cells to isolate the antigen-specific b cells, sequencing the nucleic acids encoding the antigen-specific antibody sequences, expressing the sequences to produce an antibody, isolating the antibody and screening the antibody for antigen recognition.
Alder Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.


02/04/16
20160033330 

Spectral imaging using single-axis spectrally dispersed illumination


A technique for spectral imaging using a two-dimensional illumination pattern having spectral dispersion in one axis. The spectral imaging method involves the use of spectrally dispersed illumination, thereby allowing the use of higher intensity source illumination than prior art spectral encoding methods, thus providing high-speed, high-resolution acquisition of spectral data from specimens that cannot tolerate high illumination intensities or that require fast imaging for avoiding motion artifacts.
Technion Research & Development Foundation Limited


02/04/16
20160032349 

Mitrecin a polypeptide with antimicrobial activity


The present invention provides a mitrecin a polypeptide useful in prevention and treatment of one or more bacteria. Also provided is a method to kill or prevent growth of one or more bacteria comprising contacting the one or more bacteria with a mitrecin a polypeptide.
The Mitre Corporation


02/04/16
20160032336 

Polypeptides having xylanase activity and polynucleotides encoding same


The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having xylanase activity and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides..
Novozymes, Inc.


02/04/16
20160032328 

Methods and compositions for enhanced production of fatty aldehydes and fatty alcohols


The invention relates to the use of entd polypeptides, polynucleotides encoding the same, and homologues thereof to enhance the production of fatty aldehydes and fatty alcohols in a host cell.. .
Reg Life Sciences, Llc


02/04/16
20160032315 

Soybean resistant to cyst nematodes


A transgenic soybean resistant to soybean cyst nematode (scn), or parts thereof, including an artificial dna construct encoding a serine hydroxymethyltransferase protein (e.g., gmshmt). Also provided are gmshmt alleles containing mutations r130p and y358n along with research and breeding methods and compositions including such..
Board Of Trustees Of Southern Illinois University


02/04/16
20160032299 

Regulating alkaloids


Mpo1 and mpo2 can be regulated for either decreasing or increasing alkaloid levels in plants, in particular in nicotiana plants. In particular, suppressing or overexpressing one or more of mpo1 and mpo2 may be used to decrease or increase nicotine and nicotinic alkaloid levels in tobacco plants.
22nd Century Limited, Llc


02/04/16
20160032298 

Regulating alkaloids


Mpo1 and mpo2 can be regulated for either decreasing or increasing alkaloid levels in plants, in particular in nicotiana plants. In particular, suppressing or overexpressing one or more of mpo1 and mpo2 may be used to decrease or increase nicotine and nicotinic alkaloid levels in tobacco plants.
22nd Century Limited, Llc


02/04/16
20160032294 

Chlorogloeopsis sp. host cell for producing ethanol and producing ethanol using the same


One embodiment of the invention provides a genetically enhanced chlorogloeopsis sp. Host cell comprising at least one first recombinant gene encoding a first protein for the production of ethanol under the transcriptional control of a first inducible promoter, having at least 85%, 90% or 95% sequence identity to an endogenous inducible promoter of the chlorogloeopsis sp.
Algenol Biofuels Inc.


02/04/16
20160032290 

Pharmaceutical composition comprising nanog shrna, and using nanog shrna to treat cancer


The present description relates to an inhibitory rna molecule, comprising an oligonucleotide that selectively knocks down expression a nanog pseudogene expressed in many human cancers, a replicating viral vector capable of encoding such inhibitory rna molecule, pharmaceutical compositions comprising said vector, and methods of treating cancer by administration of said pharmaceutical composition.. .
The Usa, As Represented By The Secretary, Dept. Of Health And Human Services


02/04/16
20160032278 

Scaffold proteins derived from plant cystatins


The present invention relates to scaffold proteins derived from plant cystatins and to nucleic acids encoding them. The scaffolds are highly stable and have the ability to display peptides.
University Of Leeds


02/04/16
20160032274 

Rna-guided human genome engineering


A method of altering a eukaryotic cell is provided including transfecting the eukaryotic cell with a nucleic acid encoding rna complementary to genomic dna of the eukaryotic cell, transfecting the eukaryotic cell with a nucleic acid encoding an enzyme that interacts with the rna and cleaves the genomic dna in a site specific manner, wherein the cell expresses the rna and the enzyme, the rna binds to complementary genomic dna and the enzyme cleaves the genomic dna in a site specific manner.. .
President And Fellows Of Harvard College


02/04/16
20160032259 

Glycosylated vegf decoy receptor fusion protein


The present application describes an isolated nucleic acid molecule encoding a polypeptide capable of synchronously binding vegf polypeptide and placenta growth factor (pigf) polypeptide comprising a nucleotide sequence encoding a vegfr1 component.. .
Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology (kaist)


02/04/16
20160032019 

Antibody constructs for cdh19 and cd3


The present invention provides to a bispecific antibody construct comprising a first human binding domain which binds to human cdh19 on the surface of a target cell and a second binding domain which binds to human cd3 on the surface of a t cell. Moreover, the invention provides a polynucleotide encoding the antibody construct, a vector comprising said polynucleotide and a host cell transformed or transfected with said polynucleotide or vector.
Amgen Research (munich) Gmbh


02/04/16
20160032014 

Human antigen binding proteins that bind to proprotein convertase subtilisin kexin type 9


The present invention provides compositions and methods relating to or derived from antigen binding proteins capable of inhibiting pcsk9 binding to ldlr and having increased ph sensitivity, improved binding affinity and/or increased in vivos half life. In embodiments, the antigen binding proteins specifically bind pcsk9 and have increased ph sensitivity, improved binding affinity and/or increased in vivos half life.
Amgen Inc.


02/04/16
20160031991 

Targeting vaccines for veterinary use


The present invention relates to therapeutic compounds, such as vaccines against avian diseases and in particular to dna vaccines. The invention further relates to protein construct encoding homodimeric peptides, which peptides may be released from a dna vaccine or used separately.
Vaccibody As


02/04/16
20160031981 

Methods and compositions for delivering mrna coded antibodies


The present invention provides, among other things, methods and compositions for delivering an antibody in vivo by administering to a subject in need thereof one or more mrnas encoding a heavy chain and a light chain of an antibody, and wherein the antibody is expressed systemically in the subject. In some embodiments, the one or more mrnas comprise a first mrna encoding the heavy chain and a second mrna encoding the light chain of the antibody..
Shire Human Genetic Therapies, Inc.


02/04/16
20160031969 

Variants of tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase type three (timp-3), compositions and methods


There are disclosed timp-3 muteins, variants and derivatives, nucleic acids encoding them, and methods of making and using them.. .
Amgen Inc.


02/04/16
20160031968 

Variant factor viii polypeptides and methods of their production and use


This disclosure relates to variant factor viii polypeptides comprising an amino acid substitution at one or more positions within one or both of the thrombin cleavage site and the activation loop. In certain embodiments, the variant factor viii polypeptide comprises one or more amino acid substitutions within both the thrombin cleavage site and the activation loop.
Bayer Healthcare Llc


02/04/16
20160031954 

Water buffalo derived dimeric peptide containing proline for antibiotic therapies


The present disclosure relates to antimicrobial agents and methods of using such agents. The disclosure includes antimicrobial agents having broad spectrum antimicrobial activity, nucleic acids and amino acid sequences encoding such antimicrobial agents, as well as methods of using the antimicrobial agents.
Centaur, Inc.


02/04/16
20160031949 

Novel insecticidal proteins and methods of use


Compositions and methods for controlling pests are provided. The methods involve transforming organisms with a nucleic acid sequence encoding an insecticidal protein.
Pioneer Hi-bred International, Inc.


02/04/16
20160031940 

Water buffalo derived peptide antibiotic therapies


The present disclosure relates to antimicrobial agents and methods of using such agents. The disclosure includes antimicrobial agents having broad spectrum antimicrobial activity, nucleic acids and amino acid sequences encoding such antimicrobial agents, as well as methods of using the antimicrobial agents.
Centaur, Inc.


02/04/16
20160031207 

Reciprocating print imparted to any product where the information can or is required to be communicated in any number of orientations


Reciprocating print (text, graphic, images, encodings, etc.) imparted to any product along multiple orientation configurations that correspond to multiple deployment configurations of the product is disclosed. Some embodiments include methods of displaying print information on a product and making products with displayed print information along multiple orientation configurations..

02/04/16
20160030832 

Heteromorphic attachment and system used in laser gunfight game


A heteromorphic attachment and a system used in a laser gunfight game, comprising: a heteromorphic body (1), at least one movable unit (21, 22, 23, 24, 25) located on the heteromorphic body (1) or connected to the heteromorphic body (1), a driving device for driving the at least one movable unit to operate, and a control circuit, wherein the heteromorphic body (1) and the at least one movable unit (21, 22, 23, 24, 25) are formed by a surface rubber film. A transitional module is provided on the heteromorphic attachment, and used for placing or attaching the heteromorphic attachment on a game participant or game facility or game field.

02/04/16
20160030606 

Radio-labelled antibody fragments for use in the prevention and/or treatment of cancer


The application provides polypeptides comprising or essentially consisting of at least one heavy chain variable domain of a heavy chain antibody (vhh) or functional fragments thereof, wherein said vhh or functional fragment thereof specifically binds to a target protein that is present on and/or specific for a solid tumor or cancer cell, e.g., her2. The application further provides nucleic acids encoding such polypeptides; methods for preparing such polypeptides; host cells expressing or capable of expressing such polypeptides; compositions, and in particular to pharmaceutical compositions that comprise such polypeptides, nucleic acids and/or host cells.
Vrije Universiteit Brussel


02/04/16
20160030597 

S100b mini-promoters


Isolated polynucleotides comprising a s100b mini-promoters are provided. The mini-promoter may be operably linked to an expressible sequence, e.g.
The University Of British Columbia


02/04/16
20160030595 

Anti-gcc antibody molecules and related compositions and methods


Antibodies and antigen-binding fragments of antibodies that bind gcc are disclosed. In some embodiments, the antibodies are humanized, chimeric or human.
Thomas Jefferson University


02/04/16
20160030552 

Immune modulation


The present invention relates to a poxvirus vector comprising a nucleic acid sequence encoding a fusion protein comprising: (i) a peanut allergen selected from list consisting of at least two peanut allergens from ara h 1, ara h 2, ara h 3, ara h 4, ara h 5, ara h 6. Ara h 7, ara h 8, ara h 9, ara h i o and ara h i i or a derivative or part thereof having at least 70% sequence identity thereto, and (ii) a profeasome degradation tag to enhance intracellular degradation of the fusion protein.
Sementis Limited


02/04/16
20160030540 

Immunity inducing agent


Provided is a method for inducing immunity for therapy of a cancer(s). The method includes the step of administering to an individual with cancer at least one polypeptide selected from the polypeptides (a) or (b) below, and/or a recombinant vector(s) that comprise(s) a polynucleotide(s) encoding the at least one polypeptide, the recombinant vector(s) being capable of expressing the polypeptide(s) in vivo: (a) a polypeptide in any one of the amino acid sequences of seq id nos: 2, 4, 8, 10 and 12; and (b) a polypeptide having a sequence identity of not less than 95% to the polypeptide (a)..
Toray Industries, Inc.


02/04/16
20160030521 

Therapeutic agents comprising elastin-like peptides


The present invention provides therapeutic agents and compositions comprising elastin-like peptides (elps) and therapeutic proteins. In some embodiments, the therapeutic protein is a glp-1 receptor agonist, insulin, or factor vii/viia, including functional analogs.
Duke University


02/04/16
20160030511 

Neurotoxins exhibiting shortened biological activity


The present invention relates to the pharmaceutical field. Specifically, it contemplates a polynucleotide encoding a neurotoxin polypeptide exhibiting a reduced duration of biological effect in a subject, wherein the polypeptide comprises at least one degradation signal in the light chain as well as vectors and host cells comprising the polynucleotide, polypeptides encoded thereby and antibodies specifically binding to the polypeptides.
Merz Pharma Gmbh & Co. Kgaa


02/04/16
20160030404 

Therapeutic agents and methods for the treatment of dna repair deficiency disorders


The present invention provides compounds, compositions, its, and methods which are effective for mitigating, treating, or ameliorating a dna repair-deficiency disorder or a symptom of a dna repair-deficiency disorder. The compounds, compositions, kits, and methods are also effective for modulating a level or activity of a dna repair enzyme or a level or activity of gene encoding a dna repair enzyme..
The Regents Of The University Of California


01/28/16
20160029313 

Signal encoding , encoding joint feedback signal


A method, a user equipment and a base station are provided. The method is for transmitting hybrid automatic repeat request-acknowledgement (harq-ack) information in a communication system in which two carriers are configured, which includes: a user equipment encodes a codeword of the two carriers.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


01/28/16
20160029043 

Methods and systems for noncausal predictive image and video coding


The present invention presents fully noncausal predictive encoding and decoding methods for image, video and other signal coding. The presented noncausal predictive image coding methods largely reduce the prohibitive computational cost of the prior invention.

01/28/16
20160029042 

Variable rate video encoder


The invention concerns a method of video encoding comprising: determining a first ratio (ipratio) based on previously encoded picture frames of a video sequence comprising one or more intra-coded pictures (i) and one or more predicted pictures (p), the first ratio (ipratio) being calculated based on the ratio between the size of one or more previously encoded intra-coded pictures and the size of one or more previously encoded predicted pictures; and determining a quantization parameter (qp) to be applied to a frame to be encoded based on the first ratio (ipratio).. .
Allegro Dvt


01/28/16
20160029041 

Image coding method, image coding apparatus, image decoding method, image decoding apparatus, and storage medium


An image coding method for an image coding apparatus includes determining an anchor picture in a same view as a picture to be coded, determining an anchor block corresponding to a block to be coded, selecting an inter-view prediction method, encoding an inter-view prediction mode indicating the inter-view prediction method, and calculating, using a parallax vector of the anchor block, a parallax vector of the block to be coded.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


01/28/16
20160029039 

Video encoding circuit and video encoding method using the same, and operation processing device


A transform processor may process original data that includes video information by using at least one of first and second processing methods, and generates at least one of first and second transformed data. Index determination logic may determine an index satisfying a determination condition based on at least one of the first and second transformed data.
Research & Business Foundation Sungkyunkwan University


01/28/16
20160029037 

Digital e8-vsb reception system and e8-vsb data demultiplexing method


A method of processing a digital television (dtv) signal is disclosed. Herein, the dtv signal is generated by performing reed-solomon (rs) encoding on additional data, multiplexing the rs-encoded additional data with main data, rs encoding the multiplexed additional and main data, interleaving the rs-encoded additional and main data, trellis encoding the interleaved additional and main data, and transmitting a radio frequency (rf) dtv signal including the trellis-encoded additional and main data.
Lg Electronics Inc.


01/28/16
20160029034 

Edge-selective intra coding


Edge-selective intra coding may include encoding a first input block, generating a first reconstructed block by decoding the first encoded block, determining a reconstruction error block based on a difference between the first input block and the first reconstructed block, identifying a second input block from the first input frame, and determining a plurality of refined context pixels. Determining a plurality of refined context pixels may include identifying a plurality of context pixels from the reconstruction error block, generating a plurality of encoded context pixels by encoding the plurality of context pixels, generating a plurality of reconstructed context pixels by decoding the plurality of encoded context pixels, and adding at least a portion of the reconstruction error block and the plurality of reconstructed context pixels.
Google Inc.


01/28/16
20160029033 

Interlayer video encoding method and apparatus and interlayer video decoding compensating luminance difference


An interlayer video decoding method comprises reconstructing a first layer image based on encoding information acquired from a first layer bitstream; reconstructing a second layer current block determined as a predetermined partition mode and a prediction mode by using interlayer prediction information acquired from a second layer bitstream and a first layer reference block corresponding to a current block of a first layer reconstruction image that is to be reconstructed in a second layer; determining whether to perform luminance compensation on the second layer current block in a partition mode in which the second layer current block is not split; and compensating for luminance of the second layer current block according to whether luminance compensation is performed and reconstructing a second layer image including the second layer current block of which luminance is compensated for.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


01/28/16
20160029032 

Information processing apparatus, controlling the same, and storage medium


In an information processing apparatus, a gpu obtains a plurality of blocks which have a predetermined number of pixels and are obtained by dividing an encoding target image, and intermediate blocks for which a spatial redundancy is removed are generated for each block. The gpu analyzes a data string of the intermediate blocks, and generates specifying information for specifying positions of data for which a value is included in a predetermined range in the data string, and for each of the blocks, outputs at least a portion of the data of the intermediate blocks, and corresponding specifying information to a storage apparatus.
Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.


01/28/16
20160029029 

Image encoding/decoding


Disclosed are a method and an apparatus for image encoding/decoding that support a plurality of layers. The method for image decoding that supports a plurality of layers includes decoding information of a first layer which a picture of a second layer including a current decoding target block refers to; mapping the information of the first layer to a picture size of the second layer, configuring a reference picture list for the picture of the second layer by adding the mapped information of the first layer and generating prediction samples of the current decoding target block by predicting the current decoding target block of the second layer based on the reference picture list, and the information of the first layer includes at least one of a sample value and motion information of the first layer picture..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


01/28/16
20160029027 

Device and processing image


An apparatus and a method for applying an independent compression mode for encoding on each data block constituting an image frame in an encoder provided in an image processing device are provided. To that end, at least one data block is encoded based on each of a plurality of specified compression modes, and at least one data block corresponding to each of the plurality of specified compression modes is reconfigured based on at least in part on each of the plurality of specified compression modes.
Korea University Of Technology And Education Industry-university Cooperation Foundation


01/28/16
20160029026 

Image processing device and method


An image processing device which encodes image data includes: an encoding unit which, with a small region line in which are arrayed in the horizontal direction small regions obtained by dividing large regions arrayed in the vertical direction of an image as an object, performs encoding of image data of the large region, advancing the encoding order of small regions in the same order as with the scan order, and advancing the encoding order of small region lines in an order different from the scan order; and a control unit which controls the encoding unit so as to encode in accordance with a state of a left small region situated at a left periphery of a small region to be processed, and a state of a lower small region situated at a lower periphery of the small region to be processed. The present technology can be applied to an image processing device, for example..

01/28/16
20160029025 

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


A video decoding device for decoding video using inter prediction comprises decoding control unit setting partition type of cu to be decoded to a type other than n×n which indicates a size of pu obtained by dividing a cu to be decoded is a minimum size, when a prediction mode of the cu to be decoded is an inter prediction and a size of the cu to be decoded is equal to a minimum cu size.. .
Nec Corporation


01/28/16
20160029024 

Frame buffer compression for video processing devices


For compressing a video signal, a local multiscale transform is applied to a frame of the video signal to obtain coefficient blocks. The coefficients of each block are distributed into coefficient groups associated with that block.
Zoran (france) S.a.


01/28/16
20160029023 

Encoding/decoding for high-resolution moving images


A video encoding method includes: determining a size of a current block to be encoded and encoding information for indicating the size of the current block; encoding division information related to dividing the current block into one or more subblocks; predicting a subblock divided from the current block by using an intra prediction mode corresponding to the subblock; generating a residual block by subtracting the predicted block from the subblock; transforming the residual subblock by using a transform size identical to a size of the subblock; and encoding information on transform coefficients of the transformed residual subblock.. .
Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.


01/28/16
20160029021 

Image receiving device, image transmission system, and image receiving method


To improve an image recognition rate by quickly changing a parameter in a proper manner without being affected by a transmission delay of an image encoding stream in an image receiving device that recognizes a decoded image obtained by decoding the received image encoding stream. The image receiving device includes a data receiving unit, a parameter changing unit, a decoding unit, and an image recognition unit.
Renesas Electronics Corporation


01/28/16
20160029020 

Low latency video encoder


The invention concerns a method comprising: encoding, by a video encoder and based on a first quantization factor (qp), one or more first groups of image blocks of a video frame; estimating, by a processing device, the size of an image slice comprising a plurality of further groups of image blocks to be encoded; and determining, based on the estimated size of the image slice, a second quantization factor (qp) to be applied to one or more of the further groups.. .
Allegro Dvt


01/28/16
20160029008 

Adjustable parallax distance, wide field of view, stereoscopic imaging system


An imaging system and methods for using an imaging system where the operator is able to variably adjust the parallax distance for enhanced stereo performance are disclosed. In addition, by coordinating the parallax distance with the optical settings of the camera, artificial 3d experiences can be created that give a user the perception of observing a scene from a distance different than that actually employed.
Actality, Inc.


01/28/16
20160028651 

Joint quality management across multiple streams


Various implementations disclosed herein enable a more efficient allocation of one or more shared network resources amongst a plurality of client devices based on media content complexity and client device resource status in order to better manage perceptual playback quality. In some implementations, a method includes obtaining a plurality of resource constraint values associated with a plurality of client devices sharing a network resource, and jointly determining a respective encoding rate level selection and a corresponding resource allocation for each of the plurality of client devices based on a combination of one or more resource constraint values and the assessment of the respective perceptual quality level values, such that a combination of resulting quality levels satisfies a joint quality criterion..
Cisco Technology Inc.


01/28/16
20160028625 

Packet forwarding based on path encoding


In general, a capability for forwarding packets based on path encoding is presented. The capability for forwarding a packet based on path encoding may be configured to enable forwarding of a packet along a network path by determining a path encoding label for the network path, associating the path encoding label for the network path with the packet, and forwarding the packet along the network path based on the path encoding label associated with the packet.
Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.


01/28/16
20160028573 

Techniques for encoding plcp headers


A method and apparatus for encoding a block-based communication system header. A physical layer header and a medium access control header of the block-based communication system header are encoded to generate parity bits, wherein the phy layer header includes at least cyclic prefix mode bits.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


01/28/16
20160028561 

Method and transmitting and receiving data in a communication system


Methods and apparatuses are provided for transmitting data. A codeword is generated by encoding an information word.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


01/28/16
20160028506 

Broadcast transmitter and processing broadcast service data for transmission


A method of processing broadcast data in a broadcast transmitter. The method can include randomizing broadcast service data, first encoding the randomized broadcast service data to add parity data to the randomized broadcast service data, second encoding the first-encoded broadcast service data at a code rate of d/e (d<e and d and e are integers equal to or greater than 1, respectively), first interleaving the second-encoded broadcast service data, second interleaving the first-interleaved broadcast service data, encoding signaling data for signaling the broadcast service data, third interleaving the encoded signaling data, fourth interleaving the third-interleaved signaling data, and transmitting the second-interleaved broadcast service data and the fourth-interleaved signaling data through a frame.
Lg Electronics Inc.


01/28/16
20160028457 

Method and coding and interleaving for very high throughput wireless communications


A wireless transmitter can include a plurality of bandwidth modules, each bandwidth module processing data based on a predetermined frequency band. In one embodiment, such a wireless transmitter can include encoding components for receiving transmit data and generating encoded data.
Qualcomm Incorporated


01/28/16
20160028419 

Systems and methods for rank independent cyclic data encoding


The present inventions are related to systems and methods for data processing, and more particularly to systems and methods for data encoding.. .
Lsi Corporation


01/28/16
20160027450 

Classification between time-domain coding and frequency domain coding


A method for processing speech signals prior to encoding a digital signal comprising audio data includes selecting frequency domain coding or time domain coding based on a coding bit rate to be used for coding the digital signal and a short pitch lag detection of the digital signal.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


01/28/16
20160027448 

Low-complexity tonality-adaptive audio signal quantization


The invention provides an audio encoder for encoding an audio signal so as to produce therefrom an encoded signal, the audio encoder including: a framing device configured to extract frames from the audio signal; a quantizer configured to map spectral lines of a spectrum signal derived from the frame of the audio signal to quantization indices, wherein the quantizer has a dead-zone, in which the input spectral lines are mapped to quantization index zero; and a control device configured to modify the dead-zone; wherein the control device includes a tonality calculating device configured to calculate at least one tonality indicating value for at least one spectrum line or for at least one group of spectral lines, wherein the control device is configured to modify the dead-zone for the at least one spectrum line or the at least one group of spectrum lines depending on the respective tonality indicating value.. .
Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.


01/28/16
20160027446 

Stereo audio encoder and decoder


The present disclosure provides methods, devices and computer program products for encoding and decoding a stereo audio signal based on an input signal. According to the disclosure, a hybrid approach of using both parametric stereo coding and a discrete representation of the stereo audio signal is used which may improve the quality of the encoded and decoded audio for certain bitrates..
Dolby International Ab


01/28/16
20160027189 

Method and using super resolution encoding to provide edge enhancements for non-saturated objects


A method, non-transitory computer readable medium, and apparatus for enhancing an edge of a non-saturated object are disclosed. For example, the method detects a plurality of transition pixels, determines a gray value for one or more of the plurality of transition pixels is greater than a threshold value, identifies one or more edge pixels from the one or more of the plurality of transition pixels that has the gray value greater than the threshold value when the one or more of the plurality of transition pixels is not within an input block of pixels having all of the pixels in the input block with a respective gray value greater than the threshold and applies an edge enhancement to each one of a plurality of input blocks containing the one or more edge pixels..
Xerox Corporation


01/28/16
20160027083 

Surfacing local inventory


Disclosed are various embodiments for surfacing local inventory. A location of a client device is determined based at least in part on a user-specified location associated with the client device or a geolocation technology using an identifier associated with the client device.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.






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