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 Methods and  resource allocation patent thumbnailMethods and resource allocation
Methods and apparatus are provided for resource allocation for a physical data channel. In one novel aspect, the ue obtains plurality definitions of resource block and selects one definition of resource block based on one or more selection conditions.
Mediatek Singapore Pte. Ltd.


 Vehicle sound enhancement patent thumbnailVehicle sound enhancement
Methods and systems for enhancing vehicle sound are provided. In accordance with one embodiment, a vehicle includes a powertrain, one or more sensors, and a processor.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc


 Time spaced infrared image enhancement patent thumbnailTime spaced infrared image enhancement
Techniques using small form factor infrared imaging modules are disclosed. An imaging system may include visible spectrum imaging modules, infrared imaging modules, and other modules to interface with a user and/or a monitoring system.
Flir Systems, Inc.


 Encapsulating and tunneling webrtc traffic patent thumbnailEncapsulating and tunneling webrtc traffic
A system that traverses web real-time communication (“webrtc”) data over a tunnel establishes the tunnel between a tunneling client of a user equipment (“ue”) and a tunneling server. The system receives the webrtc data and encapsulates the webrtc data into frames.
Oracle International Corporation


 System and  data center security enhancements leveraging server socs or server fabrics patent thumbnailSystem and data center security enhancements leveraging server socs or server fabrics
A data center security system and method are provided that leverage server systems on a chip (socs) and/or server fabrics. In more detail, server interconnect fabrics may be leveraged and extended to dramatically improve security within a data center..
Iii Holdings 2, Llc


 Generating adaptive notification patent thumbnailGenerating adaptive notification
A method for generating adaptive notifications include analyzing, at a user device, a spectrum of environmental noise. A portion of the spectrum for adaptive notification enhancement is selected based on the analyzing the spectrum of environmental noise.
Blackberry Limited


 Strain enhancement of functional oxygen defects in electrochemical metal oxides patent thumbnailStrain enhancement of functional oxygen defects in electrochemical metal oxides
Methods for tailoring an oxygen defect concentration, such as oxygen vacancies, in a transition metal oxide and the resulting materials are provided. An epitaxial strain, such as in the form of a biaxial tensile strain of up to 5%, is applied to the transition metal oxide to increase the oxygen defect concentration in the transition metal oxide to result in a product comprising the transition metal oxide having an increased oxygen defect concentration..
Ut-battelle, Llc


 Organic electroluminescent materials and devices patent thumbnailOrganic electroluminescent materials and devices
A new class of compounds containing aza-dibenzothiophene or aza-dibenzofuran are provided. The compounds may be used in organic light emitting devices giving improved stability, improved efficiency, long lifetime and low operational voltage.
Universal Display Corporation


 Cascode semiconductor package and related methods patent thumbnailCascode semiconductor package and related methods
A semiconductor package includes an electrically conductive base (base) having a source connector. A drain connector and a gate connector are electrically coupled with the base.
Semiconductor Components Industries, Llc


 Enhancement for use of a display in a software configurable lighting device patent thumbnailEnhancement for use of a display in a software configurable lighting device
The examples relate to various implementations of a software configurable lighting device, having an enhance display device that is able to generate light sufficient to provide general illumination of a space in which the lighting device is installed and provide an image display. The general illumination is provided by additional light sources and/or improved display components of the enhanced display device..
Abl Ip Holding Llc


Image enhancement and feature extraction for ocular-vascular and facial recognition

Biometric enrollment and verification techniques for ocular-vascular, periocular, and facial regions are described. Periocular image regions can be defined based on the dimensions of an ocular region identified in an image of a facial region.
Eyeverify Inc.

Adjustable contact lens system

Various embodiments of methods and systems for improving and enhancing vision are disclosed. Adjustable lenses or optical systems may be used to provide adaptive vision modification.
Gearbox, Llc

Laminating a quantum dot enhancement film to a light guide plate

Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture are disclosed for providing a display device with a quantum dot enhancement film (qdef) laminated to a light guide plate. Examples involve a device with a qdef laminated to a light guide plate and/or laminating a qdef to a light guide plate of a device..
Hewlett-packrd Development Company, L.p.

Methods and compositions for genomic target enrichment and selective dna sequencing

It has been established that one or more large double stranded dna fragments (each 2,000 to 40,000 base pairs in size) can be captured and isolated from genomic dna fragments using sequence specific pna hybridization probes. Compositions and methods for enrichment of a multiplicity of long dna sequences selected from the genome of any eukaryote are provided.
Petaomics, Inc.

Amphibious aircraft fire fighting enhancement

The instant invention relates to an apparatus and method for enhancing the fire extinguishing properties of water for use with fire fighting aircraft. The apparatus and method includes the steps of, and equipment for, transferring media into a holding tank in aircraft; filling a reservoir hopper with water in the aircraft; calculating the amount of media to be added to the reservoir; drawing the calculated amount of media into the reservoir to form an enhanced fire fighting admixture while the aircraft is in flight, wherein the admixture is offloaded by a controlled discharge for use in fighting forest fires..
Geltech Solutions, Inc.

Muscle optimization device and method

A system, device and method are provided for exposing a patient to therapeutic resonant frequency patterns (rfp) for therapy and treatment of a patient, for example, biological tissue such as muscle, tendon, ligament, and nerve tissue. The resonance frequencies originate from many bioactive substances, pharmaceuticals or other compounds, and key frequencies of the rfp of a compound can be replicated and then delivered to a patient using an electromagnetic catalyst to provide therapeutic benefits.
Genovus Biotechnologies Inc.

Root canal irrigation needle enhancement

A root canal irrigation needle assembly used in the field of dental surgery and intended to be connected to an injection syringe includes a pipette and a connection sleeve.. .

Enhancement of a cell reselection parameter in heterogeneous networks

A cell reselection procedure in heterogeneous networks is enhanced based on utilization of per category cell reselection parameters. In one aspect, a serving access point can categorize a set of neighbor access points based on cell-type and/or cell-profile data of a set of neighbor access points.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc

Microphone placement for sound source direction estimation

Architectures of numbers of microphones and their positioning in a device for sound source direction estimation and source separation are presented. The directions of sources are front, back, left, right, top, and bottom of the device, and can be determined by amplitude and phase differences of microphone signals with proper microphone positioning.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Image coding apparatus and method

An image coding apparatus and method capable of suppressing a decrease in coding efficiency. The image coding apparatus includes: a coding unit that codes image data configured by plural layers; an interlayer prediction-related information generating unit that generates information relating to an interlayer prediction of the current slice in a case a layer of the current slice is an enhancement layer, and a slice type of current slice is a p slice or a b slice; and a transmission unit that transmits coded data of the image data generated by the coding unit and the information relating to the interlayer prediction generated by the interlayer prediction-related information generating unit.
Sony Corporation

Colour remapping information supplemental enhancement information message processing

In an example, a method of processing video may include receiving a bitstream including encoded video data and a colour remapping information (cri) supplemental enhancement information (sei) message. The cri sei message may include information corresponding to one or more colour remapping processes.
Qualcomm Incorporated

System and multimedia enhancement

A system and method of enhancing a multimedia information stream is disclosed in which a display-object, displayed on changeable signage-display located at a venue, and visible to spectators at the venue, is incorporated into a multi-media presentation so that, to a media audience, the multi-media presentation is enhanced by an agent-object that is only visible to the media audience, and which appears to that audience to be actually at the venue and to be interacting with the changing display-object on the signage-display at the venue. The agent-object is a computer generated cartoon character, or an actor and an associated audio track.

Enhancing isolation in radio frequency multiplexers

A radio frequency (rf) multiplexer with isolation enhancement includes, for example, circuit networks that may be added to a set of rf filters to enhance the isolation among the ports. In one embodiment, the enhancement network may include rf filters and equalization networks.
Abtum Inc.

Color filter and color filter array panel

Provided is a color filter array panel. The color filter array panel according to exemplary embodiments of the present invention includes: a substrate; a color filter disposed on the substrate and including a colorant including at least one of a pigment and a dye, and a solid fluorescent material; and a light source unit supplying light to the color filter, in which the solid fluorescent material is an aggregation induced emission enhancement (aiee) material of which a liquid state is solidified to increase fluorescence efficiency..
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

Ligand passivated core-shell fept@co nanomagnets exhibiting enhanced energy product

A one-pot microwave synthesis of fe0.65pt0.35@co allows systematic growth of the soft-magnet co shell (0.6 nm to 2.7 nm thick) around the hard-magnet fe0.65pt0.35 core (5 nm in diameter). Controlled growth leads to a four-fold enhancement in energy product of the core-shell assembly as compared to the energy product of bare fe0.65pt0.35 cores.
The Florida State University Research Foundation, Inc.

Apparatus and generating an enhanced signal using independent noise-filling

An apparatus for generating an enhanced signal from an input signal, wherein the enhanced signal has spectral values for an enhancement spectral region, the spectral values for the enhancement spectral regions not being contained in the input signal, includes a mapper for mapping a source spectral region of the input signal to a target region in the enhancement spectral region, the source spectral region including a noise-filling region; and a noise filler configured for generating first noise values for the noise-filling region in the source spectral region of the input signal and for generating second noise values for a noise region in the target region, wherein the second noise values are decorrelated from the first noise values or for generating second noise values for a noise region in the target region, wherein the second noise values are decorrelated from first noise values in the source region.. .
Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Förderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.

Interlaced bi-sensor super-resolution enhancement

Interlaced bi-sensor super-resolution enhancement techniques and a resultant scalable pixel array suitable for a mega-pixel design are disclosed. The method includes interlacing a first array of pixels of a first size with a second array of pixels of a second size.
King Abdulaziz City For Science And Technology

Interlaced bi-sensor super-resolution enhancement

Interlaced bi-sensor super-resolution enhancement techniques and a resultant scalable pixel array suitable for a mega-pixel design are disclosed. The method includes interlacing a first array of pixels of a first size with a second array of pixels of a second size.
King Abdulaziz City For Science And Technology

Scalable display of internet content on mobile devices

Mobile devices enabled to support resolution-independent scalable display of internet (web) content to allow web pages to be scaled (zoomed) and panned for better viewing on smaller screen sizes. The mobile devices employ software-based processing of original web content, including html-based content, xml, cascade style sheets, etc.
Softview L.l.c.

Eyewear with chroma enhancement

Some embodiments provide a lens including a lens body and an optical filter configured to attenuate visible light in a plurality of spectral bands. Each of the plurality of spectral bands can include an absorptance peak with a spectral bandwidth, a maximum absorptance, and an integrated absorptance peak area within the spectral bandwidth.
Oakley, Inc.

Multi-function composite optical film

A composite optical film has the functions of brightness enhancement, self-diffusion and defect blocking. The film comprises: a structured substrate including a structured light incidence surface and a light emitting surface opposite the structured light incidence surface, wherein the structured light incidence surface includes longitudinal prism structures or longitudinal lens structures transversely arranged in rows; a support base plate adjacent to the light emitting surface of the structured substrate, the support base plate having a light incidence surface on one side and a light emitting surface on another side opposite the light incidence surface, wherein at least one of the light incidence surface and the light emitting surface has a plurality of buried particles, and at least one portions of the buried particles are protruded on the light emitting surface of the support base plate..
Ubright Optronics Corporation

Integrated dehumidification method and system combining boundary layer control with mainstream disturbance enhanced heat exchange

An integrated dehumidification method that combines boundary layer control with mainstream disturbance enhanced heat exchange comprises heat transfer enhancement units; within each unit, a periodic vortex is formed along a extending direction of the flow channel by setting a boundary layer flow control device adjacent to a boundary layer, thus realizing cleaning of the cold and hot side walls, as a result it destroys the boundary layer blocking heat transfer, and helps to rapidly transfer a cold and heat energy generated on the cold and hot side walls to a flow mainstream channel; a mainstream disturbance device is set on the flow mainstream channel to form an axial vortex at the back of the device to cooperate with a stream emanating from the boundary layer, thus rapidly transferring the cold and heat energy from the boundary layer to a whole field to form an even temperature field.. .
Wenling Anneng Energy Efficency Technology Co., Lt D.

Enhancement of recombinant protein expression with copper

The present invention provides a novel use of copper (cupric ion) for improved cell expression of recombinant proteins, particularly coagulation proteins such as recombinant factor viii, b domain deleted recombinant factor viii, recombinant factor ix and rfvii or rfviia. The use of such cell culture supplement results in higher productivity and robustness of the manufacturing process.
Advantech Bioscience Farmacêutical Ltda

Plasmonic enhancement of zinc oxide light absorption for sunscreen applications

Zinc oxide compositions as well as techniques for plasmonic enhancement of zinc oxide light absorption for sunscreen applications are provided herein. One example method includes selecting one or more metal particles to be used in conjunction with one or more zinc oxide particles in a sunscreen composition, wherein said selecting is based on the plasmon resonance frequency associated with each of the metal particles, and blending the metal particles and the zinc oxide particles within a medium to create the sunscreen composition..
International Business Machines Corporation

Plasmonic enhancement of zinc oxide light absorption for sunscreen applications

Zinc oxide compositions as well as techniques for plasmonic enhancement of zinc oxide light absorption for sunscreen applications are provided herein. One example method includes selecting one or more metal particles to be used in conjunction with one or more zinc oxide particles in a sunscreen composition, wherein said selecting is based on the plasmon resonance frequency associated with each of the metal particles; and coating at least one portion of the surface of each of the one or more zinc oxide particles with the metal particles.
International Business Machines Corporation

Multi-carrier throughput enhancement by opportunistic packet scheduling with sps concurrency

Methods, systems, computer-readable media, and apparatuses for managing coexistence of a satellite positioning system (sps) receiver with one or more transceivers are presented. In some embodiments, a device determines whether a first transceiver of the one or more transceivers in accordance with a first radio access technology (rat) is able to transmit a packet via a first frequency band within a time period based at least on a first coexistence rule.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Apparatus, user equipment (ue) coverage enhancement level update combined with an absent time that has generated clock drift

Apparatus, systems, and methods for updating the ce (coverage enhancement)-level of a user terminal (ue) during an idle mode. While the ue is resynchronizing to a network after an absent time that has generated clock drift between the ue and the network, the ue evaluates the ce-level to determine that the ce-level has changed and, in response to determining that the ce-level has changed, determines a revised ce-level estimation.
Sony Mobile Communications Inc.

Physical downlink control channel and physical hybrid automatic repeat request indicator channel enhancements

A wireless transmission system included at least one user equipment and a base station. The base station is operable to form a downlink control information block, modulate the downlink control information, precode the modulated downlink control information, and transmit the precoded, modulated downlink control information on at least one demodulation reference signal antenna port to the at least one user equipment.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Paging message receiving/transmitting method and related user equipment, base station and network side device

There is provided a paging message receiving method at a user equipment, comprising reporting status information of the user equipment to a base station, the status information including information on coverage enhancement of the user equipment and information on a cell on which the user equipment camps, the information on coverage enhancement including information indicating a level of coverage enhancement that the user equipment needs; receiving from the base station a paging repetition level configuration message which indicates a paging repetition level of the user equipment; and receiving from the base station a paging message that is transmitted according to the paging repetition level of the user equipment and/or the information on the cell on which the user equipment camps. There are also provided related methods at the base station and a network side device and related devices.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Enhancement for power-down sequence

When a cellular telephone is powered down, it sends a power-down message to a network it was previously registered with. If the network does not send, or if the cellular telephone does not receive, an acknowledgement of the power-down message from the network, a status bit referred to as a flag is set (or reset) in a non-volatile memory device in the cellular telephone.
Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.

Single receive long term evolution mobility enhancements

Aspects of the present disclosure provide apparatus and techniques to enhance mobility of single receive (rx) devices. An exemplary method generally includes searching for synchronization signals transmitted by one or more cells while performing one or more mobility procedures and taking one or more actions to enhance detection of synchronization signals, wherein the one or more actions taken depend, at least in part, on a type of mobility procedure performed..
Qualcomm Incorporated

System and information enhancement in a mobile environment

This disclosure pertains to systems and methods that may be used to increase the information content of a mobile device so as to locate, track, or determine the behavior of a mobile device and/or the user of the mobile device. Separate pieces of information (information snippets) may be aggregated over time to form information linkages.
Andrew Llc

Apparatus and sound stage enhancement

A non-transitory computer readable storage medium with instructions executable by a processor identify a center component, a side component and an ambient component within right and left channels of a digital audio input signal. A spatial ratio is determined from the center component and side component.
Ambidio, Inc.

Scalable video coding method and apparatus using intra prediction mode

The present invention relates to a scalable video coding method and apparatus using an intra prediction mode. A decoding method includes configuring a maximum probability mode set for predicting an intra prediction mode for a target decoding block of an enhancement layer so that the maximum probability mode set includes an intra prediction mode for a corresponding block of a reference layer and restoring the target decoding block of the enhancement layer using any one of intra prediction modes included in the maximum probability mode set..
Intellectual Discovery Co., Ltd.

Image sensor device with macropixel processing and related devices and methods

An image sensor device may include an array of image sensing pixels with adjacent image sensing pixels being arranged in macropixel, and a processor coupled to the array of image sensing pixels. The processor may be configured to receive pixel signals from the array of image sensing pixels, and arrange the received pixel signals into macropixel signal sets for respective macropixels.
Stmicroelectronics International N.v.

Image pickup apparatus and image processing method

An image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup device including a plurality of pixels arrayed at a predetermined pixel pitch, a shift mechanism configured to perform a pixel shift in a movement amount which is a non-integral multiple of the pixel pitch, a microcomputer configured to cause the image pickup device to pick up an image at pixel shifting positions to respectively acquire a plurality of pieces of image data, a synthesis processing section configured to synthesize the acquired plurality of pieces of image data to generate composite image data with a high resolution, and an image processing section configured to determine an edge enhancement parameter based on a characteristic relating to a pixel opening of the composite image data and perform edge enhancement processing for the composite image data.. .
Olympus Corporation

Image forming apparatus having restricted usb socket

An image forming apparatus is provided with usb sockets on front and back sides, and includes a determining unit for determining whether or not a usb device inserted to a front side usb socket 184 is a function enhancement device, and a control unit making, when it is determined by the determining unit that a function enhancement device is inserted to the front side usb socket 184, the usb device unusable and making, when it is determined that a usb device other than the function enhancement device is inserted, the usb device usable. Thus, it is possible to prevent a usb wireless lan adapter or the like from being used constantly connected to the front side usb socket and thereby to reduce possibility of usb wireless lan adapter of being damaged or removed..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Semiconductor device and associated methods

A semiconductor device comprising: a die-source-terminal, a die-drain-terminal and a die-gate-terminal; a semiconductor-die; an insulated-gate-depletion-mode-transistor provided on the semiconductor-die, the insulated-gate-depletion-mode-transistor comprising a depletion-source-terminal, a depletion-drain-terminal and a depletion-gate-terminal, wherein the depletion-drain-terminal is coupled to the die-drain-terminal and the depletion-gate-terminal is coupled to the die-source-terminal; an enhancement-mode-transistor comprising an enhancement-source-terminal, an enhancement-drain-terminal and an enhancement-gate-terminal, wherein the enhancement-source-terminal is coupled to the die-source-terminal, the enhancement-gate-terminal is coupled to the die-gate-terminal and the enhancement-drain-terminal is coupled to the depletion-source-terminal; and a clamp-circuit coupled between the depletion-source-terminal and the depletion-gate-terminal.. .
Nxp B.v.

Enhancements for use of a display in a software configurable lighting device

The examples relate to various implementations of a software configurable lighting device, having an enhance display device that is able to generate light sufficient to provide general illumination of a space in which the lighting device is installed and provide an image display. The general illumination is provided by additional light sources and/or improved display components of the enhanced display device..
Abl Ip Holding Llc

Enhancements for use of a display in a software configurable lighting device

The examples relate to various implementations of a software configurable lighting device, having an enhance display device that is able to generate light sufficient to provide general illumination of a space in which the lighting device is installed and provide an image display. The general illumination is provided by additional light sources and/or improved display components of the enhanced display device..
Abl Ip Holding Llc

Edge enhancement for thermal-visible combined images and cameras

Systems and methods directed toward combining visible light and infrared images can include processing visible light image data to determine an edge factor value for a plurality of visible light pixels corresponding to the strength of an edge at that location. The edge factor value can be determined using features from the visible light image data and an edge gain input, which may be adjustable by a user.
Fluke Corporation

Image processing method, image processing apparatus and radiation tomographic imaging apparatus, and program

To reduce streak-like artifacts more in a radiation tomographic image: there is provided an image producing apparatus comprising: a processing component configured to, in scan data acquired by a radiation ct scan, apply suppression processing with which noise components are suppressed to a high noise level portion having a radiation detection level lower than a specified threshold, and apply enhancement processing with which noise components are enhanced to a low noise level portion having a radiation detection level equal to or higher than the specified threshold; and a reconstructing component configured to reconstruct an image based on the scan data subjected to the processing by the processing component.. .
General Electric Company

System and visibility enhancement

A system for visibility enhancement comprises a first sensor means comprising a camera adapted to record at least one image. A second sensor means is adapted to generate at least one position profile of at least one object located within a critical range of the first sensor means.
Smr Patents S.à.r.l.

Method for inverse tone mapping of a sequence of images

A method is described for inverse tone mapping the luminance (yt(p)) of each pixel (p) of at least one image (it) of this sequence into an expanded luminance ytexp(p)=yt(p)et(p). Ytenh(p), wherein et(p) is an expansion exponent value extracted from an expansion exponent map built from low pass motion-compensated temporal filtering of said image (it) and wherein ytenh(p) is a luminance-enhancement value extracted from a luminance-enhancement map built from high pass motion-compensated temporal filtering of said image (it)..
Thomson Licensing

Security enhancement system, for instrument-based transactions

A security enhancement system, method and device are disclosed herein. The system, method and device, in an embodiment, are operable to establish an account for a user to receive a request associated with a financial instrument.

On-line fellowship enhancement system for off-line company organization

The present disclosure provides a method of operating an on-line fellowship enhancement system to enhance a fellowship between members of an off-line company organization, wherein the system includes member terminals of members of the off-line company organization, and a management server to manage the system, the sever determining whether the first member achieves the fellowship-related assignment; upon determination that the first member achieves the fellowship-related assignment, the server allocating or updating an activity score to the first member; and the server storing the allocated or updated activity score to a member database in the server.. .

Event prediction enhancements

Live-action event data is received during a live-action event from an event reporting computing system via a computer network interface. The live-action event data is provided to a machine-learning prediction machine previously trained with previously-completed event data to output a prediction for an upcoming aspect of the live-action event.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Image capture enhancement using dynamic control image

Embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for image capture with infrared emitters, with associated computer control and processing for providing consistent and high quality image data. Image data of consecutive frames from a camera is obtained, with a first frame being taken during an emission of infrared light directed at a scene to be captured by the camera and a second frame being taken without an emission of infrared light.
International Business Machines Corporation





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