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Enhancement-related patent applications - as published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Relay for enhanced machine type communication and narrow band-internet of things
Qualcomm Incorporated
September 14, 2017 - N°20170265187

Coverage enhancement of an emtc system may be limited if an mtc device switches from transmission mode to reception mode using subframes that may be utilized for transmissions or receptions. The present disclosure provides, among others, a mechanism by which a device may determine a set of valid subframes for use in communicating via a backhaul link, an access link, ...
Wireless communication method, enode b, and user equipment
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America
September 14, 2017 - N°20170265174

Provided are wireless communication methods, an enb and a ue. The wireless communication method performed by an enb includes transmitting downlink control information (dci) to a user equipment (ue), wherein the dci is designed based on a coverage enhancement level for the ue.
Method for handover procedure enhancement
Realtek Semiconductor Corp.
September 14, 2017 - N°20170265117

A method for handover procedure enhancement performed by an access point (ap) of a wireless communication system is provided. The method includes connecting to a mobile device of the wireless communication system, detecting a connection status with the mobile device, and determining whether to transmit a disconnection signal to the mobile device according to the connection status, in which the ...
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Kalman filtering based speech enhancement using a codebook based approach
Gn Resound A/s
September 14, 2017 - N°20170265010

A hearing device for enhancing speech intelligibility, the hearing device includes: an input transducer for providing an input signal comprising a speech signal and a noise signal; a processing unit; an acoustic output transducer coupled to the processing unit, the acoustic output transducer configured to provide an audio output signal based on an output signal form the processing unit; wherein ...
Inter-layer reference picture processing for coding standard scalability
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
September 14, 2017 - N°20170264905

Video data are coded in a coding-standard layered bit stream. Given a base layer (bl) and one or more enhancement layer (el) signals, the bl signal is coded into a coded bl stream using a bl encoder which is compliant to a first coding standard. In response to the bl signal and the el signal, a reference processing unit (rpu) ...
Spectral enhancements to mobile devices
Galileo Group Inc.
September 14, 2017 - N°20170264833

A method for capturing and consolidating multi-spectral image data for regions of interest using one or more spectral boost mechanisms or techniques is disclosed. A first multi-spectral or hyperspectral workflow comprising time-stamped two-dimensional pixelated images of a region of interest is obtained by a first computer-enabled imaging device. Each of the images corresponds to image data captured for a respective ...
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Transmission of control channel and data channels for coverage enhancements
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
September 14, 2017 - N°20170264399

Methods and apparatus are provided for a base station to transmit and for a user equipment (ue) to receive repetitions of an enhanced physical downlink control channel (epdcch). Time and frequency resources for epdcch repetitions are defined together with restrictions in time resources to provide ue power savings. Time and frequency resources are also defined for repetitions of a physical ...
Method to locate and identify artificial objects in space using van atta array retro-reflectors and ...
The United States Of America As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy
September 14, 2017 - N°20170264022

A method to improve the ability to detect, track and identify man-made objects in space, primarily small satellites (nano-satellites, cube satellites, etc.) in low earth orbit. The method consists of designing and fabricating van atta array retro-reflectors that are designed to match the operating parameters (center frequency, bandwidth, polarization) of radar systems that track space objects, and then attaching the ...
Enhanced superconductivity of fullerenes
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, Llc
September 14, 2017 - N°20170263842

Superconductive fullerenes, methods for enhancing characteristics of superconductive fullerenes and devices incorporating the fullerenes are disclosed. Enhancements can include increase in the critical transition temperature at a constant magnetic field; the existence of a superconducting hysteresis over a changing magnetic field; a decrease in the stabilizing magnetic field required for the onset of superconductivity; and/or an increase in the ...
Passive reactivity control of nuclear thermal propulsion reactors
Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation
September 14, 2017 - N°20170263345

Passive reactivity control technologies that enable reactivity control of a nuclear thermal propulsion (ntp) system with little to no active mechanical movement of circumferential control drums. By minimizing or eliminating the need for mechanical movement of the circumferential control drums during an ntp burn, the reactivity control technologies simplify controlling an ntp reactor and increase the overall performance of the ...
Object tracking for artificial vision
National Ict Australia Limited
September 14, 2017 - N°20170263153

This invention concerns the tracking of objects in video data for artificial vision; for instance for a bionic eye. More particularly, the invention concerns a vision enhancement apparatus for a vision-impaired user. In other aspects, the invention concerns a method for enhancing vision and software to perform the method. The image processor operates to process video data representing images of ...
Virtual enhancement of security monitoring Incorporated
September 14, 2017 - N°20170263091

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 ...
Method and system for enabling self-maintainable test automation
Wipro Limited
September 14, 2017 - N°20170262359

The present disclosure relates to a method and a system for enabling self-maintainable test automation. In one embodiment, the system creates a test automation suite using historical test scenarios and automatically updates the test automation suite based on functional changes in one or more related applications. The system determines one or more reusable automation units and one or more test ...
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Method and device for cavity-enhanced broadband intrapulse difference frequency generation
Ludwig-maximilians-universitaet Muenchen
September 14, 2017 - N°20170261834

A method of creating difference frequency (df) laser pulses (1) by difference frequency generation (dfg) comprises the steps of providing ultrashort laser pulses (2) having a spectral bandwidth corresponding to a fourier limit of below 50 fs and containing first spectral components and second spectral components having larger frequencies than the first spectral components, and driving a dfg process by the ultrashort laser ...
Double-sided liquid crystal display device and backlight module thereof
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
September 14, 2017 - N°20170261679

A double-sided liquid crystal display device is provided, which includes a light guide plate, a light source, a first liquid crystal panel, a second liquid crystal panel and a reflective dual brightness enhancement film (dbef). The light guide plate has a light incident side, a first light exit surface and a second light exit surface. The light source is disposed ...
Sers substrate
National Tsing Hua University
September 14, 2017 - N°20170261434

Reliable, scalable, and tunable sers substrates are developed for quantitative sers measurements and the limit of detection (lod) can be down to single molecule level. This is achieved by the precise control of sers enhancement factor and detection hot zone using ligand-regulated nanoparticle superlattices film with a built-in internal standard. The establishment of quantitative sers technique will open up many ...
Enhancements to hydro-mechanical vehicle transmission using fixed-displacement pump/motors
National Tsing Hua University
September 14, 2017 - N°20170261084

Improvements to a hydro-mechanical transmission based on fixed displacement pump/motors rather than variable displacement pump/motors are disclosed. These include rpm-changing gears on the input and the output pump/motors which allow the pump/motors to be operated at their maximum rated rpm and facilitate compact packaging. A novel selectable clutch configuration is part of the packaging arrangement. The ...
Exercise bench with enhancements that allow the obese, elderly, and physically challenged to participate in ...
National Tsing Hua University
September 14, 2017 - N°20170259109

An exercise bench that allows elderly, obese, and physically challenged individuals to participate in the same exercise regimens as younger, more agile athletes is provided. The exercise bench of the current invention comprises cushioned side supports that stabilize the individual during reclining and during exercise. Due to the nature of the exercises performed in the prone position, an exercise bench ...
Enhancing vision for a vision impaired user
National Ict Australia Limited
September 14, 2017 - N°20170259060

The present disclosure provides a computer-implemented method for enhancing vision for a vision impaired user. The method comprises, for a point in an input image, determining (210) a weight for the point based on visual importance of the point in the input image; comparing (220) the weight for the point to a threshold; and if the weight for the point meets the ...
Ultrasound diagnostic apparatus and biomedical examination apparatus
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
September 14, 2017 - N°20170258453

According to one embodiment, an ultrasound diagnostic apparatus comprises processing circuitry. The processing circuitry sets one of wavelengths of a plurality of light sources as a reference wavelength, normalize an intensity of light having a wavelength other than the reference wavelength, which is detected by a pair of each light irradiation unit and each optical detector, with an intensity of ...
Multiple layer hair enhancement, addition, or extension
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
September 14, 2017 - N°20170258162

Hair enhancements, additions, and extensions that are, realistic, seamless, comfortable, secure, durable, and hygienic are disclosed. Embodiments include a hair product including a first layer, a second layer having an open weave structure, a third layer, the first and third layers encasing the second layer, and a plurality of strands of hair, each of the plurality of strands of hair ...