|| List of recent Modulation-related patents
| Multilevel satellite broadcasting system for providing hierarchical satellite broadcasting and operation method of the same|
Provided is a multilevel satellite broadcasting system for providing a hierarchical satellite broadcasting, including a demodulator to demodulate a transmitted multilevel compression stream based on a modulation parameter, a hierarchical video decoder to receive the demodulated multilevel compression stream, and a channel predicting and controlling unit to process at least one of channel prediction and channel control with respect to the demodulated multilevel compression stream based on channel information of the demodulator.. .
| Systems and methods for generating an artificial photoplethysmograph signal|
A test unit may generate a pulse signal based on a pulsatile profile and a frequency modulation component of a respiratory profile. A respiration modulated signal may be generated from the pulse signal, an amplitude modulation component, and a baseline modulation component.
| Measuring apparatus|
Provided is a measuring apparatus that measures a position or a displacement of a target object by calculating a phase difference between a reference signal and a measuring signal. The measuring apparatus includes a demodulation unit configured to demodulate the measuring signal by the first frequency to thereby generate a demodulated signal including the component of the second frequency, a cyclic error component, and a harmonic component occurred due to demodulation; a decimation filter configured to remove the harmonic component from the demodulated signal to thereby output a signal including the component of the second frequency and the cyclic error component; and a measuring signal correcting unit configured to detect and remove the cyclic error component included in the output signal from the decimation filter..
| System and method for stimulating intraosseous nerve fibers|
A method for treating a patient having pain comprises applying electrical modulation energy to a target site adjacent an intraosseous nerve fiber of the patient to modulate pain traffic within the intraosseous nerve fiber, thereby treating the pain.. .
| Non-invasive energy upconversion methods and systems|
Products, compositions, systems, and methods for modifying a target structure. The methods may be performed in a non-invasive manner by placing a nanoparticle having a metallic shell on at least a fraction of a surface in a vicinity of a target structure in a subject and applying an initiation energy thus producing an effect on or change to the target structure directly or via a modulation agent.
| Modulation of the activity of mitochondria in brown adipose tissue by photobiomodulation for the treatment of obesity|
A method for treating obesity by activating non-shivering thermogenesis in mitochondria of targeted brown adipose tissue. A photobiomodulation device including one or more light sources is provided.
| Neuromodulation system with dual telemetry system|
An implantable neuromodulation device includes a plurality of electrical terminals configured for being respectively coupled to a plurality of electrodes; analog output circuitry configured for delivering electrical modulation energy to the electrical terminals in accordance with programming data from a first external control device; a low-speed telemetry system configured for receiving the programming data; a high-speed telemetry system configured for receiving non-programming data from a second external control device; and memory configured for storing the programming data and the non-programming data. The low-speed telemetry system has a data transfer rate in the range of 2-800 kbits/sec, and the high-speed telemetry system has a data transfer rate in the range of 1-50 mbits/sec.
| Neuromodulation system and method for automatically adjusting stimulation parameters to optimize power consumption|
An electrical neuromodulation system configured for minimizing energy consumption of a neuromodulation device includes an external control device configured for receiving input from a user, the neuromodulation device in communication with the external control device, and control/processing circuitry. The control/processing circuitry is configured for automatically (a) adjusting a modulation parameter value (e.g., by a step size) to create a currently adjusted modulation parameter value that decreases the energy consumption of the neuromodulation device, (b) instructing the neuromodulation device to deliver electrical energy to at least one electrode in accordance with the currently adjusted modulation parameter value, (c) determining whether a manual parameter adjustment was made by the user in response to step (b), and (d) if the manual parameter adjustment was not made, deeming the currently adjusted modulation parameter value as a previously adjusted modulation parameter value and repeating steps (a)-(d)..
| Neurostimulation system having increased flexibility for creating complex pulse trains|
A neuromodulation system comprises electrical terminals configured for being respectively coupled to electrodes. The system further comprises modulation output circuitry configured for respectively outputting individual electrical pulse trains in timing channels to the electrical terminals, wherein each of the pulse trains has a modulation pulse, and at least one of the pulse trains has a charge recovery pulse associated with the modulation pulse of the respective pulse train.
| Multi-channel neuromodulation system having frequency modulation stimulation|
A neuromodulation system comprises a plurality of electrical terminals configured for being respectively coupled to electrodes, modulation output circuitry configured for respectively outputting a plurality of individual electrical pulse trains in a plurality of timing channels to the electrical terminals, wherein each of the timing channels prevents the respective pulse train from having a specific characteristic, and control circuitry configured for controlling the modulation output circuitry in a manner that outputs the pulse trains to a common set of the electrical terminals, thereby creating a combined electrical pulse train at the common set of electrical terminals that has the specific characteristic. A method of providing therapy to a patient comprises delivering a plurality of electrical pulse trains respectively in a plurality of timing channels to a common set of electrodes implanted within the patient, thereby creating a combined electrical pulse train at the common set of electrical terminals..
| Endovascular catheters for trans-superficial temporal artery transmural carotid body modulation|
Methods, devices, and systems for carotid body modulation via accessing a target site with an endovascular approach through a superficial temporal artery.. .
| Devices and methods for denervation of the nerves surrounding the pulmonary veins for treatment of atrial fibrillation|
Methods, systems, and devices for providing a denervating energy treatment to the tissue of the pulmonary vein utilizing a catheter-based structure having one or more energy delivery surfaces. In some instances energy delivery surfaces are arranged with a circumferential and axial offset relative to one another.
| Compositions and methods for controlling drug loss and delivery in transdermal drug delivery systems|
A transdermal delivery system is provided for the topical application of one or more active agents contained in one or more polymeric and/or adhesive carrier layers, proximate to a non-drug containing polymeric and/or adhesive coating that is applied to either the transdermal system's backing or release liner. The transdermal delivery device is manufactured to optimize drug loading while providing desirable adhesion to skin or mucosa as well as providing modulation of the drug delivery and profile..
A photoplethysmograph device includes a light source for illuminating a target object. A modulator drives the light source such that the output intensity varies as a function of a modulation signal at a modulation frequency.
| Sulfonamide compounds and their use in the modulation retinoid-related orphan receptor|
Wherein r1 to r7 are as defined in claim 35.. .
| Synthesis of functionalized octahydro-isoquinolin-1-one-8-carboxylic esters and analogs, and therapeutic methods|
A functionalized polycyclic compound can have a structure of formula 1 or salt, prodrug, analog, or derivative thereof, which compound can be prepared by providing a diene; reacting the diene with a dienophile under sufficient conditions for a combined diels-alder/acylation reaction so as to provide a polycyclic compound having a carboxylic acid; and coupling the carboxylic acid with an amine-containing compound or a hydroxyl-containing compound so as to form an amide or an ester and producing a compound having a structure of formula 1. The compound can be used for modulating an opioid receptor, which can be conducted by administering to an opioid receptor a functionalized polycyclic compound as described herein in an effective amount to modulate the functionality of the opioid receptor.
| Method and system for adaptive coding and modulation (acm) for supporting mesh network connectivity for multipoint networks|
A method of provisioning a communications link between remote terminals within a hub-spoke network comprising receiving, by a first remote terminal, information about a second remote terminal from a hub, selecting, by the first remote terminal, a modulation factor, coding rate, symbol rate, center frequency, and power level based on the information received about the second remote terminal, transmitting, by the first remote terminal, a signal using at least one of the selected modulation factor, coding rate, symbol rate, center frequency, and power level, to the second remote terminal such that a communications link is created, and adjusting the modulation factor, coding rate, symbol rate, center frequency, or power level of the transmitted signal such that performance of the link is increased while maintaining a presence of the link.. .
| Wide-bandwidth signal canceller|
A signal canceller includes a dual-drive electro-optic modulator having separate first and second electrical inputs. The first electrical input is coupled to a first portion of a first signal and the second electrical input is coupled to a second signal and to a second portion of the first signal.
| Simultaneous reception of multiple modulation schemes|
A multichannel radio receiver is configured to define at least two channel plans, each channel plan having at least one channel. The channel plans may differ due to channel bandwidths, channel locations, channel number and/or channel spacings.
| Radio to detect and compensate for frequency misalignment|
A radio includes a radio frequency (rf) subsystem to process analog information. A digital subsystem receives input from the rf subsystem, and may include a frequency error estimator and a transmitter.
| Modulation of angiogenesis|
The invention provides methods for treating pathological conditions that can be improved by providing angiogenesis. The invention is generally directed to provide angiogenesis by administering cells that express and/or secrete one or more pro-angiogenic factors.
| Compositions and methods related to graft versus host disease and treatments thereof|
Embodiments of the present invention illustrate methods of treating and preventing transplantation and side effects associated with transplantation. In particular, the present invention relates to compositions and methods for inhibition of graft rejection and promotion of graft survival.
| Vhz for diagnosis and treatment of cancer|
We provide vhz for use in a method of treatment, prophylaxis or alleviation of a cancer, such as breast cancer, in an individual. We provide an anti-vhz agent for the treatment, prophylaxis or alleviation of cancer.
| Modulation of the vps10p-domain receptor family for the treatment of mental and behavioural disorders|
The present invention relates to methods for modulating the activity of one or more vps10p-domain receptors selected from the group consisting of sortilin, sorla, sorcs1, sorcs2 and sorcs3, in an animal and methods for preparation of a medicament for the treatment of mental and behavioral disorders. The modulation is carried out by inhibiting or promoting the binding of ligands to the vps10p-domain receptor.
| St6gal i mediated modulation of hematopoiesis|
Provided are methods for reducing haematocytes in an individual. The method involve administering to an individual a composition that contains recombinant a2,6-sialyltransferase (st6gal i).
| Rotating tool holder assembly for modulation assisted machining|
Assemblies, apparatus, and methods are described for designing modulation tool holder assemblies and installations for modulation-assisted machining, and, in particular, for rotating machining applications that benefit from the sinusoidal modulation motion while cutting fluids are simultaneously applied through the tool. In addition, the design of rotating modulation tool holder assemblies and systems is described.
| Visible light communication with increased signal-to-noise ratio|
A method of increasing modulation of a visible light signal. The method can include receiving a signal that corresponds to the visible light signal, where the visible light signal has a magnitude.
| Method and apparatus for power-efficient joint dimming and visible light communication|
A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for communication are provided. The apparatus obtains a message for communication using visible light communication (vlc) through a light emitting diode (led) luminary device and formats the message using a synchronization signal followed by one or more data signals.
| Communication between transceivers using in-band subcarrier tones|
The invention relates to a system and method of communication between optical transceivers in an optical wdm network, wherein a broad-band modulation of optical signals in a primary frequency band is utilized for transmitting primary high-speed data, while a plurality of relatively low-frequency in-band subcarriers is used to modulate the optical signals to transmit secondary data between network nodes, wherein the plurality of low-frequency subcarriers lie at least in part within the primary frequency band.. .
| Optical burst switched network nodes|
An optical node includes a wavelength splitter configured to split optical signals comprising multiple optical wavelengths into separate outputs, with each of the separate outputs having a different wavelength. The optical node further includes a detector configured to detect optical signals associated with packets at each of the separate outputs, and determine a modulation applied to the optical signals at each of the separate outputs.
| Optical modulator module and semiconductor optical modulator|
A semiconductor optical modulator includes optical input and output portions; a plurality of mach-zehnder modulators including first and second waveguide arms having first and second modulation electrodes, respectively; an optical demultiplexer coupled between the optical input portion and the mach-zehnder modulator through an optical waveguide; an optical multiplexer coupled between the optical output portion and the mach-zehnder modulator; a plurality of electrical inputs including first, second, and common electrodes disposed between the first and second electrodes; and a plurality of differential transmission lines electrically connecting the electrical inputs to the mach-zehnder modulators. The mach-zehnder modulators, the optical demultiplexer, the optical multiplexer, the electrical inputs, and the differential transmission lines are disposed on a single substrate.
| Electro-optic silicon modulator with longitudinally nonuniform modulation|
A device, such as a silicon modulator, in accordance with the present disclosure employs pn diodes without sacrificing the modulation depth, while achieving lower loss and better impedance matching to 50-ohm drivers. In one embodiment, the device includes an input waveguide, an input optical splitter coupled to the input waveguide, first and second optical phase shifters coupled to the input optical splitter, an output optical splitter coupled to the first and second phase shifters, and an output waveguide coupled to the output optical splitter.
| Electro-optic modulator|
An electro-optic modulator for the modulation of optical radiation of a predetermined wavelength, the electro-optic modulator having at least one optical resonator in which a standing optical wave can be formed for the predetermined wavelength. In the resonator, at least two doped semiconductor sections—as seen in the longitudinal direction of the resonator—are arranged at a distance from one another, and the at least two doped semiconductor sections respectively lie locally at an intensity minimum of the standing optical wave..
| Method and detector of loudspeaker diaphragm excursion|
The present invention relates in one aspect to a method of detecting diaphragm excursion of an electrodynamic loudspeaker. The method comprises steps of generating an audio signal for application to a voice coil of the electrodynamic loudspeaker and adding a high-frequency probe signal to the audio signal to generate a composite drive signal.
| Fsk/msk decoder|
A decoder for a modulation scheme is configured to operate close to the radio noise floor. A correlation value may be constantly updated, in an effort to match to a signature to a preamble of a packet.
| Receiver apparatus, reception method, communication system, and communication method|
A receiver apparatus includes a first frequency response estimator configured to calculate a first frequency response estimation value using a reference signal, a duration extractor configured to determine an estimation duration by extracting at least one duration from among a plurality of duration candidates into which a predetermined maximum delay time is divided, and a second frequency response estimator configured to calculate a second frequency response estimation value as a frequency response estimation value for demodulation using the first frequency response and the estimation duration. The receiver apparatus thus performs high-precision channel estimation even if a variety of pdps occur with time..
| Radio to support channel plans of arbitrary width and/or spacing|
A multichannel radio receiver may include a radio frequency (rf) subsystem and a digital subsystem. The digital subsystem may be configured to use an analog to digital converter (adc) to sample input.
| Radio to analog-to-digital sample rate decoupled from digital subsystem|
A multichannel radio receiver may include a radio frequency (rf) subsystem and a digital subsystem. The rf subsystem may be configured to provide analog information associated with a radio band to an analog to digital converter (adc).
| Low symbol rate rapid carrier acquisition with extremely large frequency offset for digital communication receiver|
A method of rapid non-data aided carrier signal acquisition for a low symbol rate carrier signal, comprising receiving and converting an analog intermediate frequency carrier to a digital carrier signal, down-converting the signal to substantially baseband, reducing a sampling rate of the digital carrier signal using a decimation filter, determining a highest fast fourier transform (fft) based on a result of one or more fft's generated by an fft module using a peak finder, selecting an input source for the fft module using a multiplexer, generating a frequency estimate of the digital carrier signal using a walking coarse detector, tuning a carrier recovery loop (crl) based on the frequency estimate generated by the walking coarse detector, determining a final carrier frequency offset estimate using a result of the fft module, modulation removal, and the peak finder, and programming an oscillator within the crl to the final carrier frequency offset estimate.. .
| Phased array antenna and associated methods|
A phased array transmitter is disclosed comprising a vector modulator, a true time delay block coupled to the vector modulator, a local oscillator phase shifter and rf-converter block coupled to the true time delay block, and an antenna. The vector modulator applies vector modulation to a baseband signal and provides an intermediate frequency signal to the true time delay block.
| Communication device, communication system, and communication method|
A communication device includes: an amplifier (62) arranged to amplify a reception signal received from one of the plurality of terminals; a first demodulation unit (26) arranged to demodulate a first frame transmitted using a first communication method operable to communicate when cnr is smaller than 0 db; a second demodulation unit (27) arranged to demodulate, in parallel with the first demodulation unit demodulating the first frame, a second frame transmitted using a second communication method having a rate higher than a rate of the first communication method at a frequency band same as a frequency band used for the first communication method; and a gain controller (64) arranged to adjust a gain of the amplifier in accordance with a detection outcome of a preamble included in the first frame and the second frame.. .
| Modulation analysis and distortion identification|
An apparatus, method, computer readable medium, and system are provided to generate a symbol placement associated with a transmission scheme by transforming a retrieved set of equalization coefficients. Symbols included in the symbol placement may be analyzed and quantified in terms of their distance from a decision boundary.
| Method, apparatus, receiver, computer program and storage medium for joint detection|
A method for performing joint detection includes adjusting a ranking order of codes in a matched filtering result, and a ranking order of column vectors in a system submatrix according to the power. The joint detection is performed using an adjusted matched filtering result and an adjusted system submatrix, and acquires demodulated signals corresponding to the codes.
| Electronic thermometer, electronic thermometer system, and receiver|
According to one embodiment, an electronic thermometer includes a temperature sensing unit, a conversion unit, an fsk modulation unit, and a transmission unit. The temperature sensing unit detects the temperature of a subject.
| Hierarchical and adaptive multi-carrier digital modulation and demodulation|
In an embodiment the method includes, at a transmit side, grouping carriers into carrier groups, and selecting a group constellation diagram for modulation of the carriers of a given carrier group. The selected group constellation diagram is built as a hierarchical sum of i super-imposed constellations vectors having predefined decreasing powers with the p strongest and the q weakest constellation vectors being omitted.
| Uplink control signal design for wireless system|
Transmission of uplink control message for a wireless system. The uplink control message may be encoded according to one of multiple possible schemes.
| Method for transmit diversity of harq-ack information feedback|
The present invention relates to a method for transmit diversity of harq-ack information feedback in a wireless communication system, said system being adapted to employ transmit diversity and non-transmit diversity transmissions of harq-ack information feedback, said method comprising: assigning uplink control channel resources and modulation symbols to harq-ack states for at least two antenna ports such that said harq-ack states are abled to be transmitted when associated uplink control channel resources are implicitly reserved, wherein at least one of said uplink control channel resources is assigned to more than one of said at least two antenna ports, and wherein uplink control channel resources and modulation symbols assigned to harq-ack states for one of said at least two antenna ports is the same as when non-transmit diversity of harq-ack information feedback is employed; and transmitting harq-ack states assigned according to said assignment step on said at least two antenna ports.. .
| Communications system and bit-loading method used in a communications system|
A communications system comprises a transmitter, receiver and channel. The transmitter transmits multiple copies of each data bit in a multi-dimension modulation scheme matrix, the dimensions being selected from frequency, time and code.
| Method and apparatus for transmitting downlink control information for resouce allocation in a wireless communication system|
A method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving downlink control information (dci) in a wireless communication system. A method for transmitting dci by a base station includes generating the dci including at least one of a data format indicator for at least one transport block (tb), and a demodulation reference signal (dmrs) resource allocation indicator corresponding to the at least one tb; and sending the dci to a terminal.
| Method for sending uplink reference signal, user equipment, and base station|
The embodiments of the present application provide a method for sending an uplink reference signal, a user equipment, and a base station. The method for sending an uplink reference signal includes: receiving, by a user equipment, first information sent by a base station, where the first information is used for indicating that the user equipment sends a demodulation reference signal on a part of subcarriers allocated by the base station to the user equipment; receiving, by the user equipment, second information sent by the base station, where the second information is information used for indicating the subcarriers that are used for sending the demodulation reference signal; and generating, by the user equipment, the demodulation reference signal according to the first information and the second information, and mapping the demodulation reference signal to the subcarriers indicated by the second information to send the demodulation reference signal to the base station..
| Method and apparatus for transmitting control information for interference measurement in a wireless communication system|
A method and apparatus for transmitting control information to a user equipment (ue) by an evolved node b (enb) for interference measurement in a wireless communication system are provided. The enb determines whether the ue can perform interference management for receiving a data signal transmitted from the enb based on information of an interference signal.
| Communications architectures via uav|
A communication system comprising a transmitter segment, a segment of propagation with a plurality of transmission channels, and a receiver segment; wherein the transmitter segment at a source location inputting a plurality of input signals to be transmitted; transforming the input signals to wavefront multiplexed signals (wfm signals) by performing a wavefront-multiplexing transform (wfm transform), modulating the wfm signals into wfm waveforms by modulators, before transmitting the wfm waveforms through the segment of propagation to the receiver segment; wherein the segment of propagation comprising a plurality of transmission channels among the wfm waveforms; wherein a first wfm waveform is transmitted over a first transmission channel; and a second wfm waveform is transmitted over a second transmission channel; wherein the receiver segment in a destination receiving the wfm waveforms from the transmission channels; performing demodulation on the received wfm waveforms converting received wfm waveforms to received wfm signals individually by demodulators before performing a wavefront de-multiplexing transform (wfdm transform) on received wfm signals to recover individual desired signals.. .
| Method and system for distributed communication|
A decentralized communication device is provided that facilitates optimal positioning and orientation of one or more antennas for wireless communication with external devices. The decentralized communication device includes one or more master components and one or more slave components.
| Real-time radio spectrum assessment engine|
A multichannel radio receiver configured for real-time radio channel assessment is described herein. In one example, a radio frequency (rf) front end provides a frequency spectrum which is converted into a digitized spectrum.
| System and method for improved connectivity in gprs/egprs mobile environment for streaming service|
A system and method to select a modulation coding scheme of a mobile device including establishing a connection between the mobile device and a remote device through a wireless communication network, monitoring at least two measured properties of a radio frequency access link between the mobile device and the wireless communication network, selecting an updated derived c value based on the measured properties of the radio frequency access link, and inducing a change in a modulation coding scheme based on the updated derived c value.. .
| Methods and apparatus for demodulation reference signals and synchronization signals in extension carrier of lte advanced|
A telecommunications system is configured to perform a method for mapping synchronization signals. The method includes transmitting data, reference signals, synchronization signals and control elements to at least one of the plurality of subscriber stations.