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|Single-frequency network (sfn) operation for machine-type communications (mtc) coverage enhancements|
Certain aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to wireless communications and, more particularly, to techniques for single-frequency network (sfn) operation for machine-type communications (mtc) coverage enhancements. A method is provided for wireless communications by a user equipment (ue).
|Mobility enhancements for high speed scenarios|
Techniques are provided for adaptively changing a periodicity of measuring signal characteristics for a ue in a relatively high speed environment based on one or more signal characteristics being outside of a threshold. Periodicity of measuring signal characteristics may be made directly by changing an interval at which measurements are taken.
|Mobility design for emtc|
Aspects of the present disclosure provided techniques for wireless communications by a user equipment (ue). An exemplary method, performed by the ue, generally includes identifying a level of coverage enhancement (ce) for the ue to communicate on at least one narrowband region within a wider system bandwidth in which the ue communicates with a base station (bs) and taking one or more actions to alter one or more procedures related to mobility of the ue, based on the level of ce..
|Corrections for transducer deficiencies|
We describe a straightforward method/device that provides the “ideal” compensation to small micro-speaker acoustic transducers, such as those in current large-scale use in earbud headphones. This compensation results in an audio transducer that provides an output that precisely reproduces the input sound quality to the listener.
|Enhancements to data-driven media management within an electronic device|
A centralized resource manager manages the routing of audio or visual information within a device, including a handheld device such as a smartphone. The resource manager evaluates data-driven policies to determine how to route audio or visual information to or from various input or output components connected to the device, including headphones, built-in speakers, microphones, bluetooth headsets, cameras, and so on.
|Systems and methods for dynamic range enhancement using an open-loop modulator in parallel with a closed-loop modulator|
An integrated circuit may have two signal paths: an open-loop modulator (which may comprise a digital-input class-d amplifier) and a closed-loop modulator (which may comprise an analog-input class-d amplifier). A control subsystem may be capable of selecting either of the open-loop modulator or the closed-loop modulator as a selected path based on one or more characteristics (e.g., signal magnitude) of an input audio signal.
Cirrus Logic, Inc.
|Power quality enhancement|
A power supply includes an alternating current input, a rectifier operable to generate a rectified signal based on the alternating current input, a voltage multiplier configured to generate a multiplied voltage based on the alternating current input, and an output configured to yield an electrical current based on the rectified signal from the rectifier and on the multiplied voltage from the voltage multiplier. Current is drawn from the alternating current input only during a fraction of each half-cycle of a waveform at the alternating current input..
|Integrating enhancement mode depleted accumulation/inversion channel devices with mosfets|
Each gate trench is substantially filled with a conductive material separated from trench walls by a layer of dielectric material to form a gate . A heavily doped well region of a conductivity opposite the first type is provided in the epitaxial region proximate a bottom portion of each of the contact trenches.
|Organic electrolyte for supercapacitor, containing redox active material|
An organic electrolyte for supercapacitors including redox active material is provided for the energy density enhancement.. .
Korea University Research And Business Foundation
|Transmitter coils for contactless energy transmission systems with coupling enhancement and stray field reduction|
The invention relates to a transmitter coil (1, 1a . .
Brusa Elektronik Ag
Real-time endoscopic image enhancement
There is provided a method for enhancing endoscopic image data, comprising the steps of: (a) receiving a plurality of image frames from an imaging section of an endoscope apparatus at a predetermined frame rate; (b) converting said plurality of image frames into a plurality of digital image frames at said predetermined frame rate; (c) applying at least one active look-up-table, comprising at least one first transform, to at least part of said plurality of digital image frames at said predetermined frame rate, so as to generate a plurality of enhanced digital image frames; (d) providing said enhanced digital image frames to a display at said predetermined frame rate; (e) generating at least one optimised look-up-table, comprising at least one second transform that is optimised utilizing at least one image parameter of a predetermined quantity of said plurality of digital image frames; (f) updating said at least one active look-up-table with said at least one second transform; (g) executing step (c) for said predetermined quantity of a subsequent plurality of digital image frames; (h) repeating steps (e) to (g) for successive integer multiples of said predetermined quantity of said plurality of digital image frames, and wherein steps (e) to (h) are executed in parallel to steps (a) to (d).. .
Image processing apparatus, image processing method and computer readable medium
An image processing apparatus includes a reflectivity image generation unit that generates a reflectivity image in which a reflectivity component of an original image is used as a pixel value, from the original image, a determining unit that determines a degree of maintenance of at least one of a dark part and a bright part of the original image using the original image and a degree of enhancement of the reflectivity component of the original image and an enhancement image generation unit that generates an enhancement image in which the reflectivity component of the original image is enhanced using the reflectivity image, the degree of enhancement, and the degree of maintenance.. .
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
Super resolution image enhancement technique
A method for image enhancement may include selecting a plurality of patches of an image and determining at least one dimensionally reduced feature for each of the plurality of patches. The system may further determine a generally closest cluster from a set of clusters for each of the dimensionally reduced features and select a corresponding set of regression coefficients for each of the set of generally closest cluster.
Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.
Long step and healthy credit limit enhancement based on markov decision processes without experimental design
A method for making a decision of long step and healthy credit limit enhancement. A computer constructs a markov decision process graph which includes nodes and edges, wherein the nodes represent respective states of one or more customer segments and the edges represent paths based on historical data.
International Business Machines Corporation
Long step and healthy credit limit enhancement based on markov decision processes without experimental design
A method, a computer program product, and a computer system for making a decision of long step and healthy credit limit enhancement. A computer constructs a markov decision process graph which includes nodes and edges, wherein the nodes represent respective states of one or more customer segments and the edges represent paths based on historical data.
International Business Machines Corporation
Computing device with nfc and active load modulation
An rfid card includes a smartcard controller that receives power from a host device. The rfid card also includes a small inductive device capable of inductive coupling with an rfid reader.
Backlight module and display device using the same
The invention provides a backlight module including: a light guiding plate having a first side surface and a second side surface; a plurality of light sources arranged along the second side surface of the light guiding plate; a quantum dot enhancement film (qdef) disposed above the light guiding plate, wherein the qdef includes a first edge adjacent to the first side surface and a second edge adjacent to the second side surface; and a frame disposed outside the light guiding plate, the frame having a first extension portion covering the first edge of the qdef and a second extension portion covering the second edge of the qdef, wherein a distance between an end of the first extending portion and the first edge of the qdef is greater than a distance between an end of the second extension portion and the second edge of the qdef.. .
Hud image enhancement lens
A vehicle includes a heads up display module emitting polarized light. A windshield reflects the polarized light toward a driver of the vehicle.
Panasonic Automotive Systems Company Of America, Division Of Panasonic Corporation Of North America
Methods and systems to analyze a gas-mixture
A system is presented. The system includes an electromagnetic radiation source configured to generate a mode-matched electromagnetic radiation that irradiates a gas-mixture filled in a gas compartment at a determined pressure ‘p’ bars, an intensity enhancement mechanism that internally reflects the mode-matched electromagnetic radiation a plurality of times to achieve an effective intensity ‘e’, of reflected electromagnetic radiation in a region of interest, that is ‘n’ times an intensity of the mode-matched electromagnetic radiation, and a detection subsystem that analyses the gas-mixture based upon raman scattered photons emitted from the region of interest, wherein a product of the ‘p’ and the ‘n’ is at least 30..
General Electric Company
A salt compound, and methods for mitigating neurodegeneration, effecting, neuroprotection and/or effecting cognition enhancement in a subject using the salt compound are described. Neurological or cognitive conditions are treated by administering to a subject an effective amount of a therapeutic salt compound comprising, a nitrate ester..
Sgc Pharma, Inc.
Sound enhancement for cochlear implants
This document mainly discloses a method and a device for sound enhancement, both aspects of the invention hereby described are directed to cochlear implants. The method for sound enhancement and the sound enhancement device comprising a component adapted to carry out said method are based on processing the envelope for frequency bands of the acoustic signal captured, said amplification is directed to the gain value of the amplification according to an amplitude of an output signal of the other sound processor..
Universidad De Salamanca
System and production of shelf stable probiotics for animal nutrition enhancement
Provided are shelf-stable probiotic compositions comprising endospores of bacillus with desirable characteristics such as acid resistance, high temperature tolerance, and high levels of phytase, α-amylase, cellulolytic and/or protease enzyme activities. Methods for their use, e.g.
The Board Of Regents For Oklahoma State University
Dental implant having tapered threaded surface with installation enhancement features
A dental implant with a specialized thread arrangement is disclosed. The dental implant includes a cylindrical upper section and a tapered lower section coupled to the cylindrical upper section.
Biomet 3i, Llc
Discontinuous reception alignment in dual connectivity networks
A 3gpp lte protocol enhancement realizes the full benefit of discontinuous reception (drx) in long term evolution networks by coordinating and aligning drx operations for conserving power and timing overhead. A dual connectivity enabled user equipment (ue) comprising a processor and transceiver is configured to align drx configuration between counterpart evolved node bs (enb)s, wherein counterpart enbs are a master enb (menb) and a secondary enb (senb) simultaneously connected to the ue, communicate system frame timing and system frame number (sfn) information between the counterpart enbs, align drx start offset (drxstartoffset) values for the counterpart enbs according to the communicated system frame timing and sfn information to compensate for offsets in system frame timing, and allow the start of a drx on duration at specific frame or sub-frame times determined by the drxstartoffset values, after the expiration of a drx inactivity timer..
Random access method, random access apparatus, and user equipment
Embodiments provide a random access method, a device. The method includes: determining whether a first preset condition is met, where the first preset condition includes: a difference between a maximum transmit power allowed by the user equipment and a power of sending the random access code in a previous random access attempt process is less than or equal to a power ramping factor, and/or, the previous random access attempt process fails.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
Spatial-reuse enhancement in rts and cts
Disclosed herein are system, method, and computer program product embodiments for enabling a spatial reuse opportunity at a high efficiency (he) station and a network allocation vector (nav) reset capability at a legacy station using a request to send and/or clear to send (rts and/or cts) frame. For example, the method can include receiving a rts frame with a redefined field that specifies spatial reuse information.
System and stereo field enhancement in two-channel audio systems
The present invention provides methods and systems for digitally processing audio signals in two-channel audio systems and/or applications. In particular, the present invention includes a first filter structured to split a two-channel audio input signal into a low frequency signal and a higher frequency signal.
Depth image enhancement for hardware generated depth images
Techniques related to depth image enhancement for hardware generated depth images are discussed. Such techniques may include determining a depth image enhancement indicator for a depth image based on the depth image and a depth image model and generating pixel depth values for missing pixel depth values of the depth image when the depth image enhancement indicator indicates enhancement.
Image processing device and recording medium
An image processing device includes an image input unit, a shake-amount measuring unit, a shake correcting unit, a dividing unit, a feature-value calculating unit, and an enhancement processing unit. The image input unit receives an input of an image in chronological order.
Systems and methods of secure data exchange
In embodiments of the present invention, improved secure exchange system features include a federated search facility, hybrid encryption management (adjustable encryption key management), anonymous irm, disassembled storage of data as chunks rather than files, asynchronous notification process/integrated file upload and messaging, an identity facility, multi-factor authentication, dynamic access authorization, and various enhancements to a customizable exchange system.. .
Apparatus and an enhanced smart badge charger
A method and apparatus for the temporary storage of multiple smart badges for charging of the smart badge energy storage means. During charging the method and apparatus exchanges data with each smart badge and prepares the smart badge data for communication over a data link to an external system by accumulating, processing, augmenting, delaying and reformatting the information.
Electronic device, communication device, and antenna gain enhancement a detachable wireless communication module
The present invention presents an electronic device. The electronic device includes a socket and a supplementary antenna.
Quanta Computer Inc.
Electronic device capable of displaying and performing color compensation and color compensation method
The disclosure provides an electronic device capable of displaying and performing color compensation and a color compensation method. The color compensation method comprises: obtaining one or more brightness values for an original image from at least one of a screen brightness value and an ambient brightness value of the electronic device; determining whether each of the one or more brightness values is lower than a corresponding one of one or more threshold values, respectively; and enabling a color enhancement mode in events where each of the one or more brightness values is lower than the corresponding one of one or more threshold values, respectively, wherein the color enhancement mode comprises performing a color saturation compensation to enhance a saturation of the original image for display on a screen of the electronic device..
Virtual enhancement of security monitoring
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on storage devices, for monitoring, security, and surveillance of a property. In one aspect, a system includes a virtual reality headset, a plurality of cameras, a plurality of sensors that includes a first sensor, a control unit, wherein the control unit includes a network interface, a processor, a storage device that includes instructions to perform operations that comprise receiving data from the first sensor that is indicative of an alarm event, determining a location of the first sensor, identifying a set of one or more cameras from the plurality of cameras that are associated with the first sensor, selecting a particular camera from the identified set of one or more cameras; and transmitting one or more instructions to the particular camera that command the particular camera to stream a live video feed to a user interface of the virtual reality headset..
Systems and methods for enhancement of retinal images
Embodiments disclose systems and methods that aid in screening, diagnosis and/or monitoring of medical conditions. The systems and methods may allow, for example, for automated identification and localization of lesions and other anatomical structures from medical data obtained from medical imaging devices, computation of image-based biomarkers including quantification of dynamics of lesions, and/or integration with telemedicine services, programs, or software..
Operation point enhancement service, and computer-readable recording medium in which operation method is recorded
A point enhancement service providing method and system and a computer-readable recording medium having recorded the method thereon is capable of providing a business model beneficial to all of users, product providers, and an operator based on point enhancement events.. .
Testing software enhancements in database applications
A test system registers a series of tests that reference different software enhancements added to an application within a database system. The test system enables individual software enhancements referenced by the tests and then runs log lines through the application to produce test structured query language (sql).
Brightness enhancement film, backlight module and display device
The present disclosure provides a brightness enhancement film. The brightness enhancement film includes a plurality of color filter layers in different colors, and the color filter layer in one color has a thickness different from any one of thicknesses of the color filter layers in the other colors..
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.
Virtual variable displacement two-stroke internal combustion piston engine
A true two-stroke (power and exhaust) internal combustion piston engine combining direct injection of all combustion and working fluid elements with exhaust valve(s) that open early during the power stroke if cylinder pressure falls below exhaust manifold pressure, will operate efficiently from power levels produced by conventional four-stroke engines of a fraction of the displacement of the two-stroke engine to power levels attainable by conventional four-stroke engines of twice the two-stroke engine displacement. No additional external systems will be required to enhance performance or control emissions, as all such enhancements are equivalent to control of the combustion and working fluid components.
A the recovery and exploration of hydrocarbons from a subterraneous reservoir by means of gases, a system and an the execution of the method
A method for the secondary and/or enhanced recovery and exploration of hydrocarbons, especially crude oil, shale gas etc. From a subterraneous reservoir by means of gases produced by exothermic chemical reactions implemented in such a way that the above mentioned gases are produced from supplied chemical reagents, optionally further compounds, optionally air or oxygen and/or water in a chemical reactor, whereas the gases generated this way are introduced into to the productive formation (pay zone) in a controlled way, without the use of any additional supportive technical equipment, and by the effect of the elevated temperature and pressure in the productive formation (pay zone) the viscosity of the crude oil in the formation decreases, the pressure in the formation increases and potentially desired fractures in the formation occur, leading to the enabling of heavy crude oil recovery, to an enhanced heavy-, medium and light crude oil recovery or to the enabling of or enhancement of natural gas production.
Galexum Technologies Ag
Enhancement of soft robotic grippers through integration of stiff structures
Exemplary embodiments relate to various improvements in soft robotic actuators, and more specifically the integration of stiff or rigid bodies into soft actuators to provide adjustable gripping behaviors. These actuators may be used as robotic end effectors to, for example, automate material handling processes.
Novel lactobacillus plantarum and composition containing same
The present invention provides lactobacillus plantarum cjlp55 kctc 11401bp, a composition for treating bowel disease containing the lactobacillus, and a composition for immunological enhancement containing the lactobacillus.. .
Cj Cheiljedang Corp.
Compounds and compositions for ossification and methods related thereto
The disclosure relates to compounds and compositions for forming bone and methods related thereto. In one embodiment, the disclosure relates to a composition comprising a compound disclosed herein, such as 2,4-diamino-1,3,5-triazine derivatives or salts thereof, for use in bone growth processes.
The United States Government As Represented By The Department Of Veterans Affairs
Enhanced vessel characterization in optical coherence tomograogphy angiography
Systems and methods to improve the visualization of vasculature in oct angiography data are presented. In one embodiment, vessels having a particular orientation relative to one or more reference surfaces are highlighted.
Carl Zeiss Meditec Ag
Triggerable support package for seeds
A system for enhancement of crop production includes a triggerable seed support package. The triggerable seed support package has a payload including seed enhancement material, where the payload is configured to be released in response to a trigger..
Quality of service related enhancements for lte over shared spectrum
Methods, systems, and devices are described for wireless communications. The described techniques include separation of communication resources into resource sets based on data service sets for multiple base stations operating over a carrier of a shared spectrum.
Techniques and configurations associated with operation of an evolved node b at multiple coverage enhancement levels
Embodiments of the present disclosure describe systems and methods for operation of an evolved node b to provide multiple coverage enhancement levels. Various embodiments may include an operational mode configured to provide a first coverage enhancement level associated with user equipments (ues) that have established communication with the enb.
Bundle size determination for narrowband communication
Coverage enhancement (ce) levels by machine type communication (mtc) devices may identify a first bundling level indicating a number of redundant versions of information to be transmitted to a receiver in a control channel transmission. The ce levels may also identify a second bundling level indicating a number of redundant versions of information to be transmitted to the receiver in a shared channel transmission.
Dynamic engine harmonic enhancement sound stage
A method to produce a dynamic sound stage for engine harmonic enhancement (ehe). Dynamic refers to the ability to position the sound stage at different positions as the engine operates at various rpms and load.
Weighted multi-band cross color channel predictor
A sequence of visual dynamic range (vdr) images is encoded using a standard dynamic range (sdr) base layer and one or more enhancement layers. A predicted vdr image is generated from an sdr input by using a weighted, multi-band, cross-color channel prediction model.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
Image processing operating image processing apparatus
An image processing apparatus includes a first input section configured to receive image data including images in a forward field of view and a lateral field of view; an enhancement processing section configured to enhance edges of images corresponding to the image data received; and a boundary correction section provided on a downstream side of the enhancement processing section and configured to perform a correction process non-commutative with an edge enhancement process, the correction process being performed on a boundary region between a forward field of view and a lateral field of view using the image data subjected to edge enhancement.. .
Privacy enhancements for wireless devices
A wireless device can obtain a network information record from another device operating as a credential source. The network information record can include network access information for a wireless network (e.g., ssid and password) and a usage policy specifying conditions under which the wireless device should search for the wireless network (e.g., temporal and/or spatial conditions).