|| List of recent Multiplex-related patents
| Method and system for embedding metadata in multiplexed analog videos broadcasted through digital broadcasting medium|
A method and system for broadcast of additional content such as metadata required for client specific interactive application in an analog domain along with conventional audio, video and psi or si data is disclosed. The present invention enables transmission of encoded audio data or epg data, timestamp information required for audio video synchronization referred to as metadata by embedding such metadata in the pixels of video pixels and then encoding by the standard video encoder to generate an encoded stream.
| Systems and methods for interfacing master and slave processors|
System and methods are provided. In one embodiment, a system includes a first processor comprising a serial peripheral interface (spi) port, and a second processor.
| Time-division multiplexed data bus interface|
An audio system bus has a bus data line and a bus clock line. Audio producers are coupled to the bus to form a time-division multiplexed multi drop bus interface arrangement having protocol slots 0,1, .
| Smart home system using portable device|
A smart home system using a portable device in which a gateway function is installed in the portable device to provide a smart home service using a multiplex gateway, and a control method thereof is provided. The smart home system includes one or more portable devices and one or more home appliances located in a home, each of the one or more portable devices and one or more home appliances having a gateway, a home network to interconnect the one or more portable devices and the one or more home appliances, and a master device selected from among the one or more portable devices or the one or more home appliances, the master device activating the gateway thereof to connect the home network with an external communication network, wherein the master device transfers a home appliance control command to a corresponding one of the one or more home appliances..
| Near-surface object sensing device and sensing method|
Disclosed is a near-surface object sensing device, including a printed circuit board, a plurality of magnetic sensors arrayed on the printed circuit board to sense the magnetic field of an external magnetic object and generate a magnetic sensing signal, a multiplexer connected to the magnetic sensors for selecting and outputting the magnetic sensing signal, and a microprocessor connected to the multiplexer for receiving the magnetic sensing signal, wherein the microprocessor includes a sampling algorithm module for converting the magnetic sensing signal into a magnetic field distribution image, and a six-dimensional coordinate-calculating module for calculating six-dimensional coordinates of the external magnetic object. The sensing device of the invention is compact, low energy consuming and can accurately provide users with a convenient and intuitive user interface with three dimensional locations and position information in a near-surface space..
| Method and apparatus for optimization of wireless multipoint electromagnetic communication networks|
An apparatus is provided. The apparatus comprises: transceiver hardware that is capable of receiving data utilizing multiple simultaneously-received polarization diverse or spatial diverse channels and includes at least one receiver wireless element that is orthogonal frequency division multiplexing-capable and at least one transmitter wireless element; and circuitry capable of working in association with the transceiver hardware.
| External cavity laser and system for wave division multiplexing-passive optical network|
The embodiments of the present invention disclose an external cavity laser (ecl), relate to the field of wave division multiplexing-passive optical network (wdm-pon) technology, and effectively solve a problem of unstable output optical power of the ecl caused by polarization dependence. The ecl includes a gain medium, a filter, and a faraday rotator mirror (frm).
| Optical switch|
The discloser provides a multi-input and multi-output optical switch capable of switching over all wdm wavelengths. An optical switch according to one embodiment includes: an optical demultiplexing element (3) that demultiplexes an optical signal from at least one input port into individual wavelengths; a first optical deflection element (5), which deflects an incident optical signal, that deflects the wavelength-separated optical signal incoming from the optical demultiplexing element to change a traveling direction for each wavelength to a switch axis direction perpendicular to a wavelength dispersion axis direction; a second optical deflection element (8) that deflects the optical signal incoming from the first optical deflection element to change the traveling direction to the switch axis direction for output to at least one of the output ports; and an optical multiplexing element (10) that multiplexes the optical signal with the different wavelengths incoming from the second optical deflection element..
| Method and apparatus providing wave division multiplexing optical communication system with active carrier hopping|
A wave division multiplexing (wdm) system is disclosed which accommodates shifts in the resonant frequency of optical modulators by using at least two carriers per optical communications channel and at least two resonant modulator circuits respectively associated with the carriers within each optical modulator. A first resonant modulator circuit resonates with a first carrier and a second resonates with a second carrier when there is a shift in resonance frequency of the at least two resonant optical modulator circuits.
| Video processing system for demultiplexing received compressed and non-compressed video signals and transmitting demultiplexed signals|
The present invention is intended to permit both real-time display of a picture represented by a non-compressed video signal on a television and display of a picture represented by a compressed video signal at any desired time by simultaneously transmitting the compressed video signal and non-compressed video signal via one interface. An stb packetizes a compressed video signal, and multiplexes the compressed video signal and a blanking signal combined with a non-compressed video signal.
| Headphones, audio device, audio system and method for transmitting signals|
A set of headphones (1) comprises a connector (15) with a first connection contact (16, 17) and a second connection contact (18) as well as a loudspeaker (3, 5), which is connected to the first connection contact (16, 17) in order to supply a loudspeaker signal. The set of headphones (1) furthermore comprises a first and a second digital microphone (7, 8, 9), each of which is set up to generate a digital microphone signal, in particular with a binary bit stream.
| Encoding device and method, decoding device and method, and program|
The encoding device multiplexes low frequency encoding data obtained by encoding a low frequency component of an input signal and high frequency encoding data obtained by encoding data including an estimation coefficient to acquire a high frequency component of the input signal by estimation and outputs multiplexed data. When the input signal is encoded, a calculation unit calculates pseudo high frequency subband power to be an estimation value of power of the high frequency component from an estimation coefficient selected in a frame immediately before a frame of a processing target and the high frequency component of the input signal.
| Quality control scheme for multiple-input multiple-output (mimo) orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (ofdm) systems|
A method and apparatus for optimizing the system capacity of an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (ofdm) system that uses with multiple-input multiple-output (mimo) antennas. In a receiver, a target quality of service (qos) metric and reference data rate are set.
| Method and apparatus for transmitting reference signal in multi-antenna system|
A method for transmitting a reference signal in a multi-antenna system is provided. The method includes: selecting at least one orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (ofdm) symbol in a subframe containing a plurality of ofdm symbols; allocating a channel quality indication reference signal (cqi rs) capable of measuring a channel state for each of a plurality of antennas to the selected at least one ofdm symbol; and transmitting the cqi rs, wherein the cqi rs is allocated to an ofdm symbol which does not overlap with an ofdm symbol to which a common reference signal to be transmitted to all user equipments in a cell or a dedicated reference signal to be transmitted to a specific user equipment in the cell is allocated..
| Image processing devices and methods|
The present technique relates to image processing devices and methods that enable quantization processes or inverse quantization processes more suited to the content of each image. An image processing device of the present disclosure includes: a quantization value setter that sets a quantization value of a depth image independently of a texture image, the depth image being multiplexed with the texture image; a quantizer that generates quantized data by quantizing coefficient data of the depth image, using the quantization value of the depth image set by the quantization value setter; and an encoder that generates an encoded stream by encoding the quantized data generated by the quantizer.
| Apparatus for calculating weights associated with a received signal and applying the weights to transmit data|
An apparatus for modulating transmit data and adding a cyclic prefix to the transmit data is provided. The apparatus comprises: transceiver hardware that is capable of receiving receive data utilizing multiple input channels and includes at least one first wireless element that is orthogonal frequency division multiplexing-capable, and at least one second wireless element; and circuitry capable of working in association with the transceiver hardware.
| Method for transmitting uplink signals from a user equipment to a base station in a wireless communication system and method for the same|
A method for transmitting uplink signals from a user equipment to a base station in a time division multiplexing wireless communication system is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of transmitting a first uplink signal on an uplink subframe or a special subframe that precedes the uplink subframe, by preceding a first timing advance value at a reference time; and transmitting a second uplink signal on the uplink subframe by preceding a second timing advance value at the reference time, wherein the first timing advance value is greater than the second timing advance value, and the first uplink signal is transmitted for an uplink pilot time slot (uppts) period of the special subframe if a difference value between the first timing advance value and the second timing advance value is greater than a preset value..
| Methods and arrangements for transmitting and decoding reference signals|
In some embodiments, a method is provided in a radio network node for transmitting a reference signal over an antenna port, wherein the reference signal is transmitted in a code division multiplexing, cdm, group. The cdm group comprises at least two cdm subgroups, each cdm subgroup being transmitted on a different subcarrier.
| Wireless communication system and wireless communication method|
A wireless communication system including a base station and a plurality of terminals, the wireless communication system uses a frame including a plurality of sub-frames, the sub-frames including a plurality of data symbols and guard intervals between the data symbols, each sub-frame being transmitted every frame period, and a different guard interval length being available for each sub-frame; configured to insert a guard interval of a fixed length between each of the data symbols in a specified sub-frame of the frame; a placement information determination section configured to determine placement information pertaining to a placement of a sub-frame to which guard intervals different in length from the guard interval of the fixed length are to be applied; and configured to multiplex the placement information determined by the placement information determination section into a transmission; wherein the plurality of terminals is notified of information containing the placement information.. .
| Methods, systems and apparatus for defining and using phich resources for carrier aggregation|
Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are disclosed to provide feedback to a user equipment (ue). A ue may transmit uplink data via a supplementary cell.
| Enhanced physical broadcast channel for new carrier type in long term evolution|
Aspects of the present disclosure provide techniques and apparatus for enhanced physical broadcast channel (pbch) for new carrier type (nct) in long term evolution (lte). According to certain aspects, a method for wireless communications by a base station (bs) is provided.
| Wireless transmission device and wireless reception device|
A wireless reception device is notified of whether a multi-user mimo signal transmitted from a wireless transmission device has undergone linear precoding or non-linear precoding without increasing the amount of control information. A wireless transmission device having a plurality of transmit antennas 303, for transmitting spatially multiplexed signals to a plurality of wireless reception devices includes a group construction unit 307 configured to classify the wireless reception devices into a plurality of groups and to determine a precoding scheme for each of the groups, a selection unit 315 configured to select one group from among the groups, and a precoding unit 323 configured to precode transmit data addressed to each of wireless reception devices belonging to the selected group, using a precoding scheme determined for the selected group..
| Methods for energy-efficient unicast and multicast transmission in a wireless communication system|
A method for time multiplexing subframes on a serving cell to a user equipment, wherein one set of subframes operate with the legacy lte transmission format and one set of subframes operate with an evolved transmission format comprising reduced density crs transmission without a pdcch control region.. .
| Networking device port multiplexing|
A system includes a first networking devices, a multiplexer, a second networking device, and a third networking device. The first networking device includes a pair of ports operational up to a first throughput.
| Method to schedule multiple traffic flows through packet-switched routers with near-minimal queue sizes|
A method to schedule multiple traffic flows through a multiplexer server to provide fairness while minimizing the sizes of the associated queues, is proposed. The multiplexer server minimizes a quantity called the maximum normalized service lag for each traffic flow.
| Systems and methods for improving bandwidth of wireless networks|
Systems and methods for seismic data acquisition with location aware network nodes. Based on location information of the nodes of the network, a multiplexing signature may be provided for the node.
| Dynamic aperture holographic multiplexing|
Systems and methods for dynamic aperture holographic multiplexing are disclosed. One example process may include recording a set of holograms in a recording medium by varying both the reference beam angular aperture and the signal beam angular aperture.
| Optical tomograph and optical tomographic method|
A luminous flux including laser light of different wavelengths outgoing from a light source unit is split into two luminous fluxes, the first luminous flux is focused on a sample with an objective lens, and the second luminous flux functions as reference light without radiating it onto the sample. Signal light reflected from the sample and the reference light are multiplexed by a polarized beam splitter and are made to interfere on four photodetectors out of phase in a photodetection unit.
| Optical measuring apparatus|
Provided is a compact, low-cost optical measuring apparatus capable of acquiring an image of a target to be measured without moving a mirror or using a wavelength-scanning light source or beam splitter. A laser beam emitted from a light source is split into first and second beams, and the first beam is focused as a signal beam onto the target by a lens for irradiation purposes, while the second beam is reflected as a reference beam by a mirror without irradiating the target.
| Touch display screen, method for manufacturing display electrode of the touch display screen, display electrode and electronic device|
A touch display screen, a method for manufacturing a display electrode of the touch display screen, a display electrode and an electronic device are described. In the touch display screen, the electrode in the first direction and the electrode in the second direction are connected to the touch detecting unit, and the touch detecting unit and the display control unit operate in a time-sharing manner.
| Reducing the number of scaling engines used in a display controller to display a plurality of images on a screen|
Methods and apparatuses to reduce the number of scaling engines used in a display controller that displays image content associated with a plurality of image sources on a screen are provided. A first multiplexer may receive image content from a plurality of storage devices, and select first image content from one of the plurality of image sources.
| Systems using eye mounted displays|
A display device is mounted on and/or inside the eye. The eye mounted display contains multiple sub-displays, each of which projects light to different retinal positions within a portion of the retina corresponding to the sub-display.
|Video multiplexing apparatus, video multiplexing method, multiplexed video decoding apparatus, and multiplexed video decoding method|
A video multiplexing apparatus includes: a control unit which determines first decode/display time information and second decode/display time information for each picture in video data and for each encoding unit of first media data; a video packet generating unit which appends the first and second decode/display time information for the picture to encoded data of the video data; and a media packet generating unit which appends the first and second decode/display time information for the encoding unit to encoded data of the first media data. The first decode/display time information is used when the decoding unit of the video data is a picture, and the second decode/display time information is used when the decoding unit is a sub-picture.
|Scan test circuitry comprising at least one scan chain and associated reset multiplexing circuitry|
An integrated circuit comprises scan test circuitry and additional circuitry subject to testing utilizing the scan test circuitry. The scan test circuitry comprises at least one scan chain having a plurality of scan cells.
|Device and method for performing timing analysis|
A device for performing timing analysis used in a programmable logic array system is provided. The device comprises first and second basic i/o terminals, a channel multiplexer, high-speed i/o terminals, a sampling module and a timing analysis module.
|Method and apparatus for backplane support of 100/1000 ethernet|
A method and apparatus for backplane support of 100/1000 ethernet. A communication card for use in a chassis system is provided that includes a 100base-tx physical layer device component, a 1000base-kx physical layer device component, and a backplane connector, which is configured for enabling communication by the communication card over a backplane of the chassis system.
|Delay device, method, and random number generator using the same|
A delay device for generating a signal for a random component in a random number generator is disclosed. The delay device includes a delay module, for generating a plurality of delayed signals, wherein each delayed signal has a delay time and the delay time is different from each other; a first multiplexer, coupled to the delay module, for outputting a delayed signal among the plurality of delayed signals as a delayed trigger signal to control the random component to generate a random bit; and a delay selector, coupled to the first multiplexer, for generating a selecting signal to control the first multiplexer to select to output the delayed signal as the delayed trigger signal..
|Encoding device and method, decoding device and method, and program|
A qmf sub-band power calculation unit calculates power of a qmf sub-band signal of a high frequency qmf sub-band among a plurality of the qmf sub-bands constituting an input signal. A high frequency sub-band power calculation unit carries out an operation to weight more a qmf sub-band power having larger power as for a sub-band including a number of the high frequency qmf sub-bands to calculate high frequency sub-band power of the sub-band.
|Functionally integrated device for multiplex genetic identification|
A biochip for multiplex genetic identification is disclosed. An biochip for separating and detecting a plurality of dna fragments includes a set of inputs and chambers for receiving a sample matrix of genetic material and reagents needed to conduct a polymerase chain reaction amplification of the genetic material.
|Multiplexed genetic reporter assays and compositions|
The invention provides methods for determining the activity of a plurality of nucleic acid regulatory elements. These methods may facilitate, e.g., the systematic reverse engineering, and optimization of mammalian cis-regulatory elements at high resolution and at a large scale.
|Touch-screen terminal and method and system for near-field communication|
A touch-screen terminal, method and system for near-field communication are provided. The touch-screen terminal includes a touch sensor, the touch sensor includes multiple driver electrodes and inductive electrodes disposed on a substrate to form capacitor structures.
|Multiplex mrm assay for evaluation of cancer|
The current disclosure provides specific peptides, and derived ionization characteristics of the peptides from the estrogen receptor (er), progesterone receptor (pr), and/or antigen ki67 (ki67) proteins that are particularly advantageous for quantifying the er, pr, and/or ki67 proteins directly in biological samples that have been fixed in formalin by the method of selected reaction monitoring/multiple reaction monitoring (srm/mrm) mass spectrometry. Such biological samples are chemically preserved and fixed wherein the biological sample is selected from tissues and cells treated with formaldehyde containing agents/fixatives including formalin-fixed tissue/cells, formalin-fixed/paraffin embedded (ffpe) tissue/cells, ffpe tissue blocks and cells from those blocks, and tissue culture cells that have been formalin fixed and or paraffin embedded.
|Multiplex cell signalling assays|
Disclosed are methods useful in multiplex cell-based assays for compound screening employing imaging instrumentation. The methods described herein offer high content information relating to the biological potency of test agents, off-target effects and cellular toxicity of potential drug candidates..
|Materials and methods for identifying spinal muscular atrophy carriers|
Materials and methods for identifying carriers of genetic determinants of spinal muscular atrophy are disclosed. In particular, polymorphisms in linkage disequilibrium are associated as markers of spinal muscular atrophy alleles detectable by various techniques, including multiplex ligation-dependent probe analysis, sequence analysis, and rflp detection.
|Visible light communication method using dmx-512 network and device for the same|
Disclosed herein is a visible light communication method and device using a dmx-512 network. In the visible light communication method, dimming data packets are received.
|Orthogonal frequency division multiple access-passive optical network comprising optical network unit and optical line terminal|
An orthogonal frequency division multiple access-passive optical network including a plurality of optical network units each configured to generate orthogonal frequency division multiplexed signals, which are allocated thereto, based on a central frequency for frequency division multiplexing that is allocated in advance, and to use the generated signals in upstream transmission.. .
|Channel estimation in optical communication based on orthogonal frequency division multiplexing|
Techniques for optical communications using optical orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (ofdm) include operating a signal transmitter to modulate laser light to produce modulated light that carries, in optical domain, ofdm subcarriers for carrying communication information, without a frequency guard band between the ofdm subcarriers, and pilot subcarriers for channel estimation at a signal receiver, each pilot subcarrier being free of communication information, and controlling optical power of the pilot subcarriers to vary with optical frequencies of the pilot subcarriers so that optical power of a pilot subcarrier at a high optical frequency is different from optical power of another pilot subcarrier at a low optical frequency.. .
|Method of processing dmx-vlc address using dmx-512 network and device using the same|
The present invention relates to a method of processing a digital multiplex (dmx)-visible light communication (vlc) address and a device using the method. In the method of processing a dmx-vlc address, a dmx-512 packet is received.
|Optical polarization demultiplexing for a coherent-detection scheme|
An optical receiver having a plurality of optical iq modulators arranged in a butterfly configuration and configured to operate as an optical polarization de-multiplexer. The optical receiver further has (i) an opto-electric circuit configured to apply optical homodyne detection to an optical input signal received by the optical receiver and (ii) a controller configured to generate one or more control signals for driving the iq modulators of the plurality based on one or more electrical feedback signals received from the opto-electric circuit..
|Mode multiplexing optical communication system|
An optical communication system is disclosed. The optical communication system comprises an optical transmitter and a substantially circular multi-mode optical fiber.
A system includes a transmitter to multiplex a plurality of modulated optical signals and an unmodulated optical signal and to transmit the plurality of modulated optical signals and the unmodulated optical signal along a transmission path. The system also includes a receiver to de-multiplex each of the plurality of modulated optical signals and the unmodulated optical signal and to demodulate each of the plurality of modulated optical signals with the unmodulated optical signal to coherently detect a modulating signal from each of the plurality of modulated optical signals..
|Determination device and determination method|
A determination device for a wavelength division multiplex communication system, configured to set each of different paths each of which is formed by connection of spans each of which is a zone between two adjacent transmission devices, among transmission devices forming a communication network, in the communication network, or a single span in the communication network, for the corresponding one of different wavelengths, and configured to transmit an optical signal of each of the wavelengths via the corresponding path set to the wavelength, the device includes: a determination section configured to determine whether an optical signal of at least one of the wavelengths is transmittable only to a path, among newly formed paths, for which the number of spans forming the path is equal to or less than a predetermined upper-limit number, in order to transmit one or more optical signals of one or more wavelengths among the wavelengths.. .
|Illumination of optical analytical devices|
Optical analytical devices and their methods of use are provided. The devices are useful in the analysis of highly multiplexed optical reactions in large numbers at high densities, including biochemical reactions, such as nucleic acid sequencing reactions.