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new patent Surgical generator for ultrasonic and electrosurgical devices
A method for determining motional branch current in an ultrasonic transducer of an ultrasonic surgical device over multiple frequencies of a transducer drive signal. The method may comprise, at each of a plurality of frequencies of the transducer drive signal, oversampling a current and voltage of the transducer drive signal, receiving, by a processor, the current and voltage samples, and determining, by the processor, the motional branch current based on the current and voltage samples, a static capacitance of the ultrasonic transducer and the frequency of the transducer drive signal..
Sunglory Beheer B.v.


new patent Devices and assays for diagnosis of sinusitis
Methods and kits for sampling mucous from within a sinus to determine if a single sample includes one or more bacterial types indicating bacterial sinusitis.. .
Sunglory Beheer B.v.


new patent Method and signal processing by light waveform shaping
A method and apparatus for signal processing by light waveform shaping are provided to process an uplink signal generated by a digital-to-analog converter (dac) and/or process a downlink signal to be transmitted to an analog-to-digital converter (adc). The method includes adjusting the waveform of the uplink signal and/or the waveform of the downlink signal with a light waveform shaping module so that, even if the dac and/or adc has a low sampling rate and a narrow bandwidth, a high-frequency signal portion of the uplink signal and/or a high-frequency signal portion of the downlink signal can be preserved..
National Sun Yat-sen University


new patent Methods and apparatus to determine probabilistic media viewing metrics
Methods and apparatus to determine probabilistic media viewing metrics are disclosed herein. An example apparatus for determining a viewing metric for media to be viewed by a plurality of panelists includes a probability identifier to identify a probability for respective ones of the panelists with respect to the panelists viewing the media.
The Nielsen Company (us), Llc


new patent Linear model prediction mode with sample accessing for video coding
Techniques are described of linear model (lm) prediction mode. In one or examples, a video encoder or video decoder may limit the number of neighboring luma samples that are fetched for downsampling thereby increasing the speed at which the video encoder or video decoder is able to complete the lm prediction encoding or decoding..
Qualcomm Incorporated


new patent Scalable video encoding/decoding method and apparatus
Provided is a video decoding method including obtaining, from a bitstream, upsampling phase set information indicating whether a phase of samples comprised in a current layer is adjusted; when the phase is adjusted according to the upsampling phase set information, obtaining a luma vertical phase difference, a luma horizontal phase difference, a chroma vertical phase difference, and a chroma horizontal phase difference from the bitstream; and determining a prediction picture of the current layer by upsampling a reference layer based on the luma vertical phase difference, the luma horizontal phase difference, the chroma vertical phase difference, and the chroma horizontal phase difference, wherein a phase of luma samples comprised in the prediction picture is adjusted according to the luma vertical phase difference and the luma horizontal phase difference, a phase of chroma samples comprised in the prediction picture is adjusted according to the chroma vertical phase difference and the chroma horizontal phase difference, and the luma vertical phase difference and the chroma vertical phase difference are determined according to a scanning scheme with respect to the reference layer.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


new patent Image pickup device
In a related image pickup device, there is a problem that an effect of noises that are superimposed on a signal on a signal reading path from a pixel circuit cannot be reduced. According to an embodiment, an image pickup device includes a first sampling-and-holding circuit 51 configured to sample a signal output from a pixel circuit, a buffer circuit 52 configured to amplify a signal held in the first sampling-and-holding circuit 51, and a second sampling-and-holding circuit 53 configured to sample a signal output from the buffer circuit 52, in which the image pickup device obtains a digital value corresponding to a signal output from the pixel circuit by passing the signal output from the pixel circuit through the first sampling-and-holding circuit 51, the buffer circuit 52, and the second sampling-and-holding circuit 53 in this order, and thereby transmitting the signal to an analog/digital conversion circuit 24..
Renesas Electronics Corporation


new patent Image analyzing method and camera
An image analyzing method is applied to a camera and the camera is configured to monitor a monitored area. The image analyzing method includes steps of driving the camera to monitor the monitored area; sampling a plurality of field of views when the camera monitors the monitored area, so as to obtain a plurality of time information and a plurality of position information corresponding to the field of views, wherein each of the time information is corresponding to one of the position information; recording the time information and the position information; and generating a monitoring strength distribution corresponding to the monitored area according to the time information and the position information..
Vivotek Inc.


new patent Method and apparatus providing pixel array having automatic light control pixels and image capture pixels
A pixel array uses two sets of pixels to provide accurate exposure control. One set of pixels provide continuous output signals for automatic light control (alc) as the other set integrates and captures an image.
Micron Technology, Inc.


new patent Transceiver architecture that maintains legacy timing by inserting and removing cyclic prefix at legacy sampling rate
Systems and methods relating to a transceiver architecture that maintains legacy timing by inserting and removing a cyclic prefix at a legacy sampling rate are disclosed. In some embodiments, a system for a receiver comprises an upsampling subsystem, a cyclic prefix removal unit, and a downsampling subsystem.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


new patent

Soft-windowing channel estimation

Certain aspects of the present disclosure relate to techniques for estimating a channel using soft-windowing. A user equipment (ue) may determine, based on a cyclic prefix (cp) length of a channel, a timing window for sampling reference signals transmitted on the channel, determine a set of weights to apply to samples obtained within the determined timing window, wherein each weight corresponds to a sample obtained within the determined window, and estimate the channel by applying the weights to the samples..
Qualcomm Incorporated

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System and methods for efficient digitization in hybrid fiber-coaxial networks

An analog signal processor includes a sampling unit configured to (i) filter, in the frequency domain, a received time domain analog signal into a low-frequency end of a corresponding frequency spectrum, (ii) sample the filtered analog signal at a frequency substantially higher than the low-frequency end, and (iii) spread quantization noise over an expanded nyquist zone of the corresponding frequency spectrum. The processor further includes a noise shaping unit configured to shape the spread quantization noise out of the low-frequency end of the corresponding frequency spectrum such that the filtered analog signal and the shaped quantization noise are substantially separated in the frequency domain, and a quantization unit configured to apply delta-sigma modulation to the filtered analog signal using at least one quantization bit, and output a digitized bit stream that substantially follows the amplitude of the received time domain analog signal..
Cable Television Laboratories, Inc

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Wide capture range reference-less frequency detector

A reference-less frequency detector circuit includes a sampling circuit that is configured to generate a frequency control voltage and a switch circuit control signal based on a frequency difference between a clock signal frequency and an input data rate. The frequency control voltage has a frequency down indication and a frequency up indication.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

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Frequency detection to perform dynamic peak current control

The amount of power being output to the load is sensed by sampling the frequency of the pulse width modulation signal that is controlling the switch that is providing the power to the load. If the pulse width modulation signal has a high frequency, then it will be providing higher power to the load.
Stmicroelectronics Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

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Data alignment circuit of a semiconductor memory device, a semiconductor memory device and a aligning data in a semiconductor memory device

A data alignment circuit of a semiconductor memory device including: a data sampling circuit configured to receive a data sequence and an internal data strobe signal, wherein the data sampling circuit samples the data sequence based on the internal data strobe signal to generate first and second data sequences; a division circuit configured to receive a clock signal and the internal data strobe signal, divide the clock signal to produce a divided clock signal and output an alignment control signal by sampling the divided clock signal based on the internal data strobe signal; and a data alignment block configured to receive the first and second data sequences, and the alignment control signal, and align the first and second data sequences in parallel to output internal data.. .

new patent

Signal quality detection circuit for generating signal quality detection result according to two-dimensional nominal sampling point pattern and associated signal quality detection method

A signal quality detection circuit has a sampling circuit and a comparing circuit. The sampling circuit samples an input signal associated with a target device according to a plurality of nominal sampling points, and generates a plurality of sampled bits corresponding to the nominal sampling points, respectively.
Mediatek Inc.

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Echo cancellation for keyword spotting

Techniques of performing linear acoustic echo cancellation performing a phase correction operation on the estimate of the echo signal based on a clock drift between a capture of an input microphone signal and a playout of a loudspeaker signal. Along these lines, the existence of the clock drift, i.e., a small difference in the sampling rates of the input microphone signal and the loudspeaker signal, can cause processing circuitry in a device configured to perform laec operations to generate a filter based on the magnitudes of the short-term fourier transforms (stfts) of the input microphone signal and the loudspeaker signal.
Google Llc

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Display device

The present disclosure provides a display device. The display device may comprise a display panel including a plurality of pixels, a reference current source providing a reference current, and a source drive ic including sensing units for sampling a signal input from the pixel through a sensing line and an adc connected to the sensing units and obtaining sensing data related to a driving of the pixel.
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

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Autoencoding image residuals for improving upsampled images

An enhanced encoder system generates residual bitstreams representing additional image information that can be used by an image enhancement system to improve a low quality image. The enhanced encoder system upsamples a low quality image and compares the upsampled image to a true high quality image to determine image inaccuracies that arise due to the upsampling process.
Waveone Inc.

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Methods and devices for data de-duplication

Embodiments of the present disclosure disclose methods and devices of data de-duplication. The method of data de-duplication performed at a client comprises: in response to receiving data to be backed up at a client, sampling the data to be backed up to obtain the sampled data; generating a signature for the sampled data; transmitting the signature to a master storage node in a storage cluster including a plurality of storage nodes, to allow the master storage node to select one storage node from the plurality of storage nodes; receiving an indication of the selected storage node from the master storage node; and transmitting, based on the indication, the data to be backed up to the selected storage node.
Emc Ip Holding Company Llc

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Reduction of noise in touch data samples via sampling during porch time of vsync and hsync signals

Disclosed herein is a touch screen controller for controlling touch sensing in a touch screen display, the touch screen display having a display layer controlled as a function of horizontal sync and vertical sync signals and a capacitive touch array comprised of drive lines and sense lines. The touch screen controller includes a driver and control circuitry.
Stmicroelectronics Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

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Lidar sensor for detecting an object

A lidar sensor for detecting an object within a sampling space includes a detector element facing away from the sampling space; a sampling unit that includes a magnetic channel, a guide element, and a movable component situated within the magnetic channel and moved along the guide element under a control using a linear drive; and a refractive element that is situated on the movable component and that faces the sampling space.. .
Robert Bosch Gmbh

new patent

Laser distance measuring module with adc error compensation by variation of the sampling instants

A distance measuring method and an electronic laser distance measuring module, in particular for use in a distance measuring apparatus, especially configured as a laser tracker, tachymeter, laser scanner, or profiler, for fast signal detection with an analog-to-digital converter, wherein conversion errors that arise in the context of a signal digitization, in particular timing, gain and offset errors of the adc, are compensated for by means of variation of the sampling instants. .
Hexagon Technology Center Gmbh

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Lidar sensor for detecting an object

A lidar sensor for detecting an object within a sampling space, includes a sampling unit that includes a magnetic channel, a guide element, and a movable component that is situated within the magnetic channel and is movable along the guide element under control of a control method that uses a linear drive.. .
Robert Bosch Gmbh

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Coherent ladar using intra-pixel quadrature detection

A frequency modulated (coherent) laser detection and ranging system includes a read-out integrated circuit formed with a two-dimensional array of detector elements each including a photosensitive region receiving both return light reflected from a target and light from a local oscillator, and local processing circuitry sampling the output of the photosensitive region four times during each sample period clock cycle to obtain quadrature components. A data bus coupled to one or more outputs of each of the detector elements receives the quadrature components from each of the detector elements for each sample period and serializes the received quadrature components.
Raytheon Company

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Laser distance measuring module with inl error compensation

A distance measuring method and an electronic laser distance measuring module, in particular for use in a distance measuring apparatus, especially configured as a laser tracker, tachymeter, laser scanner, or profiler, for fast signal detection with an analog-to-digital converter, wherein conversion errors that arise in the context of a signal digitization, in particular timing, gain and offset errors of the adc, are compensated for by means of variation of the sampling instants.. .
Hexagon Technology Center Gmbh

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Robust principal component analysis for separation of on and off-resonance in 3d multispectral mri

Accelerated 3d multispectral imaging (msi) on a magnetic resonance imaging (mri) system uses phase-encoding in two dimensions and frequency-encoding in the third. The method generates randomized k-space undersampling patterns that vary between different spectral bins to determine k-space samples to be acquired in each spectral bin; orders k-space samples into echo trains that determine gradient waveforms; initializes the gradient waveforms, rf waveforms, and timing information; plays the gradient and rf waveforms using the timing information to excite and refocus different spatial and spectral bin regions; acquires undersampled mri signal data on the mri system from the spatial and spectral bin regions; uses robust principal component analysis to reconstruct on-resonance images and off-resonance images represented as sets of low rank and sparse matrices from the undersampled mri signal data; combines the on-resonance images and off-resonance images to yield a final image; and presents the final image on a display..
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University

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Aging testing apparatus and use thereof

The embodiments herein relate generally to subterranean formation operations and, more particularly, to enhancing aging testing to characterize settling of particulates in treatment fluids for use in subterranean formation operations. The embodiments use a test cell apparatus comprising a test cell body having an open end for receiving a treatment fluid into an interior of the test cell body, the interior having a floating piston for separating the treatment fluid from a pressurization fluid; a sampling port extending from the open end and having a sample valve for receiving samples of the treatment fluid from the sampling port; a pressure input for pressurizing the interior; and a sealing assembly adapted to be inserted into the test cell body in contact with the interior to fluidly seal the open end and through which the sampling port extends, the sealing assembly comprising a retainable test cell cap..
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

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System and plant fuel quality

A plant-integrated measurement and monitoring system includes one or more sampling ports disposed throughout to provide fuel samples at key locations in the plant. Additional sampling ports are included to provide samples of water, lube oil or other fluids.
General Electric Company

new patent

Portable air sampler

An air sampling device and method of sampling air. The device has a housing body and a retaining assembly for a sampling device.
Veltek Associates, Inc.

new patent

Sampling use in explosive environments, a dryer comprising such a sampling apparatus, and estimating the flowability of a sample

The invention relates to a sampling apparatus for use in explosive environments comprising particles of a mean size of up to 500 μm, the sampling apparatus comprising a displaceable arm having a sample container, which displaceable arm has a first position where the sample container is inserted into a first zone for collecting a sample of particles into the sample container, and a second zone where the displaceable arm is outside the product stream, the second zone being contained in a housing with an opening for the displaceable arm. The sampling apparatus has an interface between the first and the second zone, which interface is selected from the list consisting of a closable member, a gate valve or an air knife.
Gea Process Engineering A/s

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System and sexual stimulation

An excitation device, preferably including: stimulation units; a sensor; a processor configured to control the stimulation units; a power module configured to power excitation device components; and a housing configured to house the other excitation device components and to couple the excitation device to a user. A control device, preferably including one or more outputs and a housing.
Crave Innovations, Inc.

new patent

Capillary slit urine sampling system

We disclose a device and method for collecting a urine sample as a user urinates into a toilet. The device further conducts analytical measurements which may include spectral, colorimetric, and chemical assays.

new patent

System and heart rate monitoring of an object

According to an example aspect of the present invention, there is provided a system for heart rate monitoring of an object, the system comprising means for measuring heart beats of the object with a first unit at a first sampling rate, determining a heart rate, determining a time difference between consecutive heart beats, determining a time of each heart beat, or determining at least a part of a wave form of a heart beat signal, wherein the first unit includes further means for changing the sampling rate as a response to the determined information.. .
Suunto Oy

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Systems and methods for optimizing insulin dosage

Embodiments of a testing method for diabetics to optimize their administered insulin dosage comprise collecting sampling sets of biomarker data, each sampling set comprising a sufficient plurality of non-adverse sampling instances and each sampling instance comprising an acceptable biomarker reading at a single point in time recorded upon compliance with adherence criteria, determining a biomarker sampling parameter from each sampling set, comparing the biomarker sampling parameter to a target biomarker range, calculating an insulin adjustment parameter associated with the biomarker sampling parameter if the biomarker sampling parameter falls outside the target biomarker range, adjusting the insulin dosage by the insulin adjustment parameter if the biomarker sampling parameter falls outside the target biomarker range and the insulin dosage does not exceed maximum dosage, and exiting the testing method if the adjusted insulin dosage is optimized. The insulin dosage is optimized when biomarker sampling parameters fall within the target biomarker range..
Roche Diabetes Care, Inc.

Dtv receiving system and processing dtv signal

A digital television (dtv) receiving system includes an information detector, a resampler, a timing recovery unit, and a carrier recovery unit. The information detector detects a known data sequence which is periodically inserted in a digital television (dtv) signal received from a dtv transmitting system.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Audio recording device, audio recording system, and audio recording method

Deterioration in audio quality is inhibited in a device which records audio and stretches a reproduction time period. A sampling processing unit performs processing of sampling audio in a predetermined period at a sampling rate higher than a predetermined sampling rate to generate audio data as high-resolution audio data, and processing of sampling audio outside the predetermined period at the predetermined sampling rate to generate audio data as normal audio data.
Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation

Method and encoding and decoding video signal using adaptive sampling

Disclosed herein is a method of encoding and decoding a video signal using adaptive sampling. The method may include determining an adaptive sampling rate based on information about the properties of a decoded picture and performing interpolation filtering using samples to which the adaptive sampling rate has been applied.
Lg Electronics, Inc.

Video-encoding method, video-decoding method, and apparatus implementing same

The present invention relates to an inter-layer prediction method and to an apparatus implementing the method. The method may comprise the steps of generating a first block constituted by the value obtained by up-sampling the reconstruction value of a reference block of a reference layer corresponding to the current block; generating a second block constituted by a prediction value derived from intra-prediction mode of the current block; and generating a prediction block of the current block by combining sample values of the first block and the second block.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Phase adjustment for interleaved analog to digital converters

An apparatus comprising m time-interleaved analog to digital converters (adc) that sample an input signal at m sampling phases, wherein m is equal to or greater than 4. A phase control circuit adjusts at least m−1 sampling phases of the m sampling phases.
Rambus Inc.

Smart motor driver architecture with built-in mems sensor based early diagnosis of faults

A system in package encloses a sensor and motor driver circuit. In an implementation, the sensor is an integrated circuit micro-electro-mechanical-systems (mems) sensor and the driver circuit is a motor driver circuit.
Stmicroelectronics, Inc.

Method and device for detecting the presence of a permanent magnet of a rotor of a synchronous machine

A method of detecting a permanent magnet rotor of a synchronous machine, includes: injecting a voltage waveform to the stator windings of the synchronous machine, measuring two phase currents in the stator winding, transforming the two phase currents to a rotor reference frame to obtain a current waveform, sampling the current waveform to obtain positive and negative portion values, constructing first and second periodic waveforms by using the sampled positive and negative portion values, performing a frequency analysis of a first and second spectrums of the periodic waveforms, and determining whether a permanent magnet is present in the synchronous machine based on the spectrums.. .
Abb Schweiz Ag

Multi-winding ground fault sensor

A single current transformer arc fault/ground fault sensing circuit utilizes a sense coil and an injection coil from the line conductor placed concentrically and overlapping on a common core. The injection coil is operated by an in-line switch to allow current flow into the injection winding to influence the sense coil.
Schneider Electric Usa, Inc.

Point cloud cleaning method

Methods for cleaning a point cloud using an electronic computing device are presented, the method including: causing the electronic computing device to decompose the point cloud into a number of cell voxels; removing a number of outlier cell voxels; subsampling the point cloud; removing a first number of outlier points; removing a number of double surfaces; and removing a second number of outlier points. In some embodiments, method further include outputting a clean point cloud to file.
Indoor Reality Inc.

System and reconstructing and augmenting high frequency data

A method for augmenting low frequency rate data includes obtaining mechanical system operational data at a first and a second frequency rate, the first rate larger than the second rate, computing time intervals contained in the data, extracting respective samples of first and second frequency data, calculating individual cumulative values, resampling the first frequency rate data to simulate data at the second frequency rate, computing a multiplication factor, applying probabilistic model to the resampled first frequency data using the multiplication factor and rules, algorithms, and/or formulations, combining the resampled first frequency rate data with the second frequency rate data, analyzing the synthesized data set to determine if the mechanical system is viable to operate, and if the determination indicates an approaching end to the operational viability providing an indication to a control processor of the mechanical system. A system and non-transitory computer-readable medium are disclosed..
General Electric Company

Filesystem capacity and performance metrics and visualizations

A software and hardware facility persistently maintains metrics on directories at different levels within a tree of a filesystem. The facility hierarchically aggregates attributes of files contained by directories and stores them as metric values in each directory within a tree.
Qumulo, Inc.

Parallel analysis of different sampling rates in a touch screen controller

A touch screen controller disclosed herein includes a circuit configured to generate a digital touch voltage comprises of samples, at a base sampling rate. The touch screen controller also includes a digital processing unit configured to analyze a first subset of samples of the digital touch voltage samples to determine noise content thereof, the first subset of samples corresponding to samples at a first investigated sampling rate that is a first function of the base sampling rate.
Stmicroelectronics Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

Gesture recognition system and gesture recognition method using the same

The present disclosure discloses a gesture recognition system. The gesture recognition system includes a processor configured to send a pulse signal and recognize corresponding hand gesture command according to an algorithm, an ultrasonic generator configured to receive the pulse signal sent by the processor and then send an ultrasonic wave, and a microphone including a signal pick-up unit configured to receive the ultrasonic wave reflected by a target object and generate a reflected signal and a signal processing unit configured to compare the reflected signal and the pulse signal so as to generate time data and frequency shift data, and then transmit the same to the processor.
Aac Acoustic Technologies (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

Passive cased well image logging

A method of creating a well image log of a cased well is provided. A passive cased well image logging tool assembly including a logging tool body, a plurality of gamma ray radiation sensors and a spatial positioning device is moved through at least a portion of the wellbore at a logging speed of no greater than 750 feet per hour.

Handheld air sampler device, air sampling arrangement, filter magazine for storing and predefined positioning filter elements on a backing element of a handheld filter device, applying a filter element to a backing element of a handheld air sampling device

A handheld air sampler device for enrichment of airborne substances and/or particles, in particular microorganisms, includes: an inlet configured for air intake into a flow channel; an outlet configured for fluidic ally connecting the flow channel to an external vacuum device; a permeable backing element arranged in the flow channel, the backing element being configured to receive and support a filter element; and a sealing element configured for sealing a filter element received on the backing element such that, when a negative pressure is applied to the outlet, air entering the inlet forms an airstream passing the filter element and airborne substances and/or particles, in particular microorganisms, are enriched in the filter element. An air sampling arrangement includes a handheld air sampler device of this type..
Airbus Defence And Space Gmbh

Low-power wireless device for asset-integrity monitoring

A sensor for ultrasonically measuring a portion of a structure, the sensor comprising: a transducer for converting an analog transmit signal to an ultrasonic transmit signal, and for converting an ultrasonic reflected signal to an analog reflected signal; a housing integrated with the transducer and containing at least: a processor; a wireless data transmitter for transmitting wirelessly a data signal from the processor; a transmit and receive circuit for transmitting an analog transmit signal to the transducer in response to a transmit trigger from the processor, and for receiving an analog reflected signal from the transducer; an a/d converter for digitizing only a portion of the analog reflected signal in response to a sample trigger from the processor; a battery to supply power to the processor, the wireless data transmitter, the transmit and receive circuit, and the a/d converter; memory operatively connected to the processor and configured to instruct the processor to execute the following steps: repeatedly triggering the transmit and receive circuit and the a/d converter to obtain a digitized composite signal through time-equivalent sampling; processing the digitized composite reflected signal to generate an a-scan signal; and wirelessly transmitting the data signal based on the a-scan signal for transmission to a discrete collection device.. .
Sensor Networks, Inc.

Gas detection device and gas detection method

In a gas detection device and a gas detection method of the present invention, frequency-modulated detection light is irradiated while being scanned, a light reception output signal obtained by receiving reflected light of the detection light is subjected to phase-sensitive detection, a resulting detection output signal is sampled, and detection target gas ga is detected on the basis of a sampling result. A modulation frequency of the detection light is controlled on the basis of a scanning speed..
Konica Minolta, Inc.

Scrubbing and sampling device, card reader apparatus and gate apparatus

It is disclosed a scrubbing and sampling device, a card reader apparatus and a gate apparatus. The scrubbing and sampling device includes: a scrubbing and sampling portion including a first wheel and a second wheel, which are respectively capable of rotating around respective rotating axes, and a scrubbing conveyor belt tensioned by the first wheel and the second wheel and driven by rotation of the first wheel and the second wheel, to move between them; and an desorbing portion configured to desorb properties of an sample that is conveyed into the desorbing portion.
Nuctech Company Limited

Sampling device including mechanical force feedback mechanism

The present disclosure includes a sampling device for collecting a sample from a target surface, the sample device including a handle, a body extending from the handle, and a mechanical force feedback mechanism. The mechanical force feedback mechanism is configured to change an orientation of the body relative to the handle when force is applied to a target surface by the sampling device..
Rapiscan Systems, Inc.

System, pulsating pressure measurement

A testing system for pulsating pressure measurement of the pressure of a fluid in dynamic pressure service in a pipe system is disclosed. For example, the testing system can include an accelerometer mounted to an exterior of the pipe system.
Westlake Chemical Corporation

Method and system for fluid flow rate measurement

A fluid flow meter system for monitoring fluid flow through a lumen includes a first ultrasonic transducer configured to transmit one or more versions of a transmit (tx) signal through a fluid flowing within the lumen, and a second ultrasonic transducer configured to receive one or more respective receive (rx) signals. The fluid flow meter system includes an analog-to-digital converter (adc) configured to sample, at a first frequency, the one or more rx ultrasonic signals and a processor configured to generate a fine resolution signal based on the one or more rx ultrasonic signals.
Reliance Worldwide Corporation

Method and circuit for detecting a short circuit of the sine or cosine receiver coil of a resolver

A method for detecting a short circuit to ground or to the operating voltage of a signal line (11, 12) of a resolver (16) has the following steps:—measuring the potential of the signal lines (13a, 13b; 14a, 14b) of the receiver coil (18) with respect to ground at two sampling times (r and f) provided symmetrically at the middle of the excitation period;—calculating an offset value for a signal line pair (13a, 13b; 14a, 14b) by calculating the average value of the four measured values (uhr, ulr, uhf and ulf) for the associated receiver coil (17, 18); and—identifying a short circuit and the potential to which the short-circuited line is connected in that the offset value is compared to threshold values.. .
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Data correction for a sensor

A device may include a sensor, a sampling unit, and an interpolator. The sensor may be configured to sense motion and output a sensed signal.
Invensense, Inc.

Gas analysis device, gas sampling device and gas analysis method

A gas analysis device is provided that is able to accurately measure a concentration or a quantity of methane contained in a sample gas even if there are variations in the pressure in the sample gas line. This gas analysis device has a sample gas line through which a sample gas flows, a pressure loss mechanism that is provided on the sample gas line, a pressure control mechanism that refers to the pressure on the forward side of the pressure loss mechanism and, by either discharging a portion of the sample gas from the rearward side of the pressure loss mechanism, or by supplying a predetermined gas to the rearward side of the pressure loss mechanism, controls pressure differences in the sample gas line between the front and the rear of the pressure loss mechanism, and an analyzer that analyzes the sample gas flowing through the sample gas line..
Horiba, Ltd.

Suspended fluid sampling & monitoring

A suspended fluid sampling and monitoring system includes a bop, the bop attached to a wellhead. The bop is positioned above a wellbore.
Gas Sensing Technology Corp.

Single axis earth magnetic field sensor for motion detection in tpms application

A sensor module is provided that includes a magnetic sensor and a microcontroller. The magnetic sensor is configured to measure a magnitude of a magnetic field component of an earth magnetic field projected on a sensing axis of the magnetic sensor and is configured to generate a measurement signal.
Infineon Technologies Ag

Method and device for detecting the presence of jets

The invention relates to a method for detecting the presence of a jet from a multi-jet print head of an inkjet printer comprising a plurality of nozzles (4), at least one 1st and one 2nd deviation electrode (14a, 14b) for each jet, in which: the inkjet is produced by one of the nozzles, at a frequency and is then charged by a voltage vtht at a frequency ftht, ftht not being an integer multiple or sub-multiple of fstim1; a jet charge signal is detected, derived from sampling, at frequency fstim1, of the voltage at frequency ftht, at least one spectral component of this signal being used to detect the presence of the jet.. .
Dover Europe Sárl

Clinical sampling device

A device is provided for the collection of a clinical sample from the body cavity of a patient. The device comprises a deformable sampling section.
Caldbeck Overseas Limited

Fluid sampling device

An absorbent member, and a recorder that identifies a time and a date of fluid absorbed by the absorbent member.. .
Neoteryx, Llc

Method and decoding stereo loudspeaker signals from a higher-order ambisonics audio signal

Decoding of ambisonics representations for a stereo loudspeaker setup is known for first-order ambisonics audio signals. But such first-order ambisonics approaches have either high negative side lobes or poor localisation in the frontal region.
Dolby International Ab

Pixel pre-processing and encoding

A pixel pre-processing comprises subsampling a linear color in a first color space to obtain a subsampled linear color in the first color space. A first transfer function is applied to the subsampled linear color in the first color space to obtain a subsampled non-linear color in the first color space.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Sampling grid information for spatial layers in multi-layer video coding

Sampling grid information may be determined for multi-layer video coding systems. The sampling grid information may be used to align the video layers of a coding system.
Vid Scale, Inc.

Data encoding and decoding

A video coding or decoding method using inter-image prediction to encode input video data in which each chrominance component has 1/mth of the horizontal resolution of the luminance component and 1/nth of the vertical resolution of the luminance component, where m and n are integers equal to 1 or more, comprises: storing one or more images preceding a current image; interpolating a higher resolution version of prediction units of the stored images so that the luminance component of an interpolated prediction unit has a horizontal resolution p times that of the corresponding portion of the stored image and a vertical resolution q times that of the corresponding portion of the stored image, where p and q are integers greater than 1; detecting inter-image motion between a current image and the one or more interpolated stored images so as to generate motion vectors between a prediction unit of the current image and areas of the one or more preceding images; and generating a motion compensated prediction of the prediction unit of the current image with respect to an area of an interpolated stored image pointed to by a respective motion vector; in which the interpolating step comprises: applying a ×r horizontal and ×s vertical interpolation filter to the chrominance components of a stored image to generate an interpolated chrominance prediction unit, where r is equal to (u×m×p) and s is equal to (v×n×q), u and v being integers equal to 1 or more; and subsampling the interpolated chrominance prediction unit, such that its horizontal resolution is divided by a factor of u and its vertical resolution is divided by a factor of v, thereby resulting in a block of mp×nq samples.. .
Sony Corporation

System and using filtering and pixel correlation to increase sensitivity in image sensors

An over sampled image sensor in which the pixel size is small enough to provide spatial oversampling of the minimum blur size of the sensor optics is disclosed. Image processing to detect targets below the typical limit of 6× the temporal noise floor is also disclosed.
Cyan Systems, Inc.

Device and buffering records

A device that is configured to generate reports to send to a server comprises at least one processor configured to generate the reports. Upon loss of connection, generated reports are stored in a buffer in memory of the device, capable of storing k reports.
Thomson Licensing

System and aggregating and reporting network traffic data

A method for analyzing traffic in a communications network includes sampling data packets at a plurality of network interconnection points, wherein sampling the data packets includes generating a plurality of sampled packet data in one or more standardized formats, converting the sampled packet data from the one or more standardized formats into a neutral format, and aggregating the sampled packet data in the neutral format from the plurality of network interconnection points. A system includes a communications node operable to sample data packets flowing through and generate sample packet data in a specified format, a collector node operable to convert the sampled packet data into a neutral format, the collector node further operable to map ip addresses of the sampled packet data to corresponding prefixes in a routing table; and an aggregator node operable to aggregate neutrally formatted sampled packet data from a plurality of collector nodes..
Level 3 Communications, Llc

Wakeup circuit for battery sampling integrated chip and battery energy storage system

Provided a wakeup circuit of a battery sampling integrated chip in battery energy storage system. The wakeup circuit includes a power end at a power low-voltage side, an optocoupler, and a switch transistor; wherein a first end of a primary side of the optocoupler is connected with the power end at the low-voltage side, and a second end of the primary side of the optocoupler is connected with a grounding end at the low-voltage side, a secondary side of the optocoupler is connected with a chip-wakeup end at a power high-voltage side, and the chip-wakeup end is connected with a wakeup pin of the battery sampling integrated chip; the switch transistor is connected in series with the primary side of the optocoupler, a control end of the switch transistor is connected with a wakeup signal input end at the low-voltage side..
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Apparatus and controlling an oscillating device

An apparatus and method for controlling an oscillating device is presented. In particular, a controller for adjusting the frequency of a drive signal driving a haptic actuator is presented.
Dialog Semiconductor (uk) Limited

Method for designing and manufacturing circulator module having function of directional coupler embedded therein

A modularization of a circulator and a directional coupler used in a wireless communication system comprises: a circulator; and a signal coupler, where the signal coupler does not have directivity by itself, and directivity of the circulator module is controlled by isolation characteristics of the circulator to improve electrical characteristics of a wireless communication system and miniaturize the wireless communication system by applying the electrical characteristics in common with a circulator to modularize the wireless communication system without implementation of a circuit of a directional coupler capable of sampling high-frequency signals.. .
3rwave Co., Ltd.

Method for rendering pixel, rendering pixel, and display device

A method for rendering pixel, an apparatus for rendering pixel, and a display device are disclosed. The method includes steps of obtaining gray-scale values of three primary colors of an original image pixel in an rgb color space, converting the gray-scale values of three primary colors of the original image pixel into gray-scale values of three primary colors and a compensating component of a compensating image pixel, sampling from a compensating image, and setting the gray-scale values of the three primary colors and the compensating component of two adjacent compensating image pixels in each row as gray-scale values of corresponding sub pixels of a screen pixel in each row..
Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd. Building C5, Biolake Of Optics Valley

System and generating temporally stable hashed values

A method for generating temporally stable hash values reduces visual artifacts associated with stochastic sampling of data for graphics applications. A given hash value can be generated from a scaled and discretized object-space for a geometric object within a scene.
Nvidia Corporation

System and context and sequence aware recommendation

The present disclosure provides a system and method for recommending context and sequence aware based training set to a user. The system identifies various items and keywords of a plurality of earlier trainings of the users' interest and generates a context and sequence aware recommendation model based on the context of the identified keywords.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited

Method for estimating the thermodynamic properties of a quantum ising model with transverse field

A method for estimating a thermodynamic property of a quantum ising model with transverse field is disclosed. The method comprises obtaining an indication of a thermodynamic property to approximate for the quantum ising model with transverse field; obtaining data representative of the quantum ising model with transverse field; setting the quantum ising model with transverse field using the obtained data representative of the quantum ising model with transverse field on a quantum ising model sampling device, the quantum ising model sampling device being operatively coupled to a processing device and to a quantum ising model sampling device control system; performing a plurality of measurements of the quantum ising model with transverse field in a measurement axis using the quantum ising model sampling device, each measurement providing a corresponding measured configuration; generating an effective classical ising model corresponding to the quantum ising model with transverse field; generating a plurality of effective configurations of the effective classical ising model, each effective configuration comprising a set of more than one of the measured configurations; generating an approximation of the thermodynamic property of the effective classical ising model using the generated plurality of effective configurations of the effective classical ising model to approximate the thermodynamic property of the quantum ising model with transverse field; and providing the approximation of the thermodynamic property..
1qb Information Technologies Inc.

Slow-disk detection method and apparatus

A slow-disk detection method is disclosed, the method includes: periodically performing sampling in a detection period; each time sampling is performed, obtaining a first delay of data reading or writing that is performed on a hard disk in current sampling, and a first-delay-related indicator value; determining a first range to which the first-delay-related indicator value belongs; and if the first range is full, calculating a first ratio of the first delay to an average delay in a range; and each time after one detection period ends and before a next detection period starts, if a quantity of all delay-related indicator values fall within all full ranges is greater than or equal to a second threshold, calculating an average value of first ratios; and if the average value of the first ratios is greater than or equal to a third threshold, determining that the hard disk is a slow disk.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Device for solid-phase microextraction

Device for solid-phase microextraction and analysis of substances to be analyzed, in particular in a gas chromatograph, with at least one collector, which is made of sorbent and/or adsorbent material and is placed on a rod-like support, and with at least one sample container, which is sealed with a pierceable partition wall and into which the collector is introduced piercing the partition wall for a sampling time, wherein the sealing of the sample container is assembled from the pierceable partition wall and a clamping ring, which can be mounted on the sample container and presses the partition wall together with a sealing element onto an upper rim of the sample container, and which comprises a socket in which a fitting of a transport adapter which is attached to a handling end of the rod-like support can be anchored detachably and with sealing surface pressure after the collector is inserted into the sample container following piercing the partition wall.. .
Gerstel Systemtechnik Gmbh & Co. Kg

Tube rack transfer device and diagnostic instrument

A tube rack transfer device for transferring racks is presented. A first rail extends in a first horizontal direction and a second rail extends in a second horizontal direction orthogonal to the first direction.
Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc.

Sampling portion for a test device

A test device is disclosed for determining the presence or absence of a biological entity in a biological sample from a human or animal body, the test device comprising a sampling portion, the sampling portion comprising absorbent material forming a liquid flow path having a series of bends. The flow path provides a circuitous route for fluid such as buffer solution to flow within the sampling portion, improving combining of fluid with a sample received by the sampling portion..
Ellume Pty Ltd.

Fuel compatibility and stability analyzer

Fuel sampling systems are disclosed. In one embodiment, a fuel sampling system includes an optical capture device and an analysis computing device that stores logic for implementing an evaluation sequence.
Ad Systems S.a.s.

Accurate analyte measurements for electrochemical test strip based on sensed physical characteristic(s) of the sample containing the analyte

Various embodiments for methods and systems that allow for a more accurate analyte concentration with a biosensor by determining at least one physical characteristic of the sample containing the analyte and deriving one of a batch slope, sampling time, or combinations thereof to attain accurate glucose concentration.. .
Lifescan Scotland Limited

Autonomous soil sampler

An autonomous soil sampling device. The device including a vehicle for generally autonomously navigating a given area for sampling and adapted with systems to generally avoid obstacles during maneuvering.
Agnext Llc

Data logger and sampling and encoding methods for use in a data logger

A data logger (1) for logging values of a physical environment parameter (t) as a function of time (t) includes a sampling subsystem (2), which acquires sample values (21) of the physical environment parameter (t) at sampling moments which are separated by sample intervals, an encoding subsystem (3) which defines data records representing groups of one sample value (21) or a number of successive sample values (21) with variations which meet a first stability criterion, each data record including first identifiable bits (b10-b00) defining a representative value (trep) for the samples values (21) of the corresponding group and a second identifiable bits (b15-b12) indicating the number of samples in the corresponding group and a flag bit (b11) indicating the use of either the first or second interval length, and a memory subsystem (4) for storing the sequence of defined data records into a memory (7).. .
Missio B.v.

Inertial sensor

In an inertial sensor that includes an angular rate detection circuit having a structure synchronized with a resonant frequency of an angular rate detection element, an object thereof is to realize an angle output having high accuracy with less integration error in an integration circuit for detecting an angle. The inertial sensor includes an angular rate detection element chip c1 that has a mechanical structure for angular rate detection; and a signal processing lsi chip c2 that is angular rate detection circuit for detecting an angular rate from the angular rate detection element chip c1.
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

Systems and methods for testing flue gas cleaning systems

A sampling assembly includes a vessel that is configured to receive a flue gas stream at a predetermined temperature and a regent product. The sampling assembly also includes an agitator positioned within the vessel.
General Electric Technology Gmbh

Biogas blending and verification systems and methods

A biogas blending and energy content verification system and method for controlled enhancement of a biogas feedstock stream energy content profile by selective sampling and analysis of the biogas feedstock stream and controlled injection of a refined gas of a known, higher energy content into the biogas feedstock stream to produce a blended biogas having an augmented energy content profile meeting or exceeding a pre-established minimum to meet end user requirements.. .
Mustang Sampling Llc

Headlight control data generation device and vehicle control device

A headlight control data generation device that generates headlight control data of a vehicle including a headlight includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit sequentially acquires, when a manual mode is selected, set data including a detection value of an illuminance around the vehicle, and on and off data indicating that the headlight is in an on state or in an off state at the time of sampling of the detection value, and generates the headlight control data based on the acquired set data.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Arc welding robot system

To provide an arc welding robot system that displays a current waveform graphically during arc welding and realizes parameter adjustment on a display screen. An arc welding robot system comprises a robot controller and a teaching operation terminal.
Fanuc Corporation

Person support apparatuses with load cells

A person support apparatus, such as a bed, cot, stretcher, chair, or the like, includes a frame, a support surface supported by the frame, a plurality of load cells that detect weight supported on the support surface, at least one a/d converter, and a controller. The load cells output analog signals that are converted to digital by the a/d converters.
Stryker Corporation

Tissue sampling devices, systems and methods

Methods, devices, and systems are described herein that allow for improved sampling of tissue from remote sites in the body. A tissue sampling device comprises a handle allowing single hand operation.

Systems and methods for eccentric nodule tissue acquisition

The present disclosure relates to the field of endoscopy. Specifically, the present disclosure relates to systems and methods for real-time visualization and sampling of target tissue within body passages.
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.

Analyte detection systems and methods using multiple measurements

In certain embodiments, a sampling assembly is for use with a main analyzer. The main analyzer is configured to sense an analyte in a body fluid obtained from a patient through a first fluid passageway extending from the main analyzer.
Optiscan Biomedical Corporation

Gas sampling line for respiratory gases

A gas sampling line having a channel for conducting respiratory gases from a patient respiratory interface to a gas monitor, the gas sampling line comprising, i.a., a gas sampling tube comprised of a polyether block amide material, the polyether segments of which comprise polyethyleneoxide. Use of a tube comprised of a polyether block amide material, the polyether segments of which comprise polyethyleneoxide, for sampling of respiratory gases; and a method for sampling of respiratory gases, the method comprising conducting respiratory gases through such a tube.
Masimo Corporation

Method and identifying an organ structure of an examined object in magnetic resonance image data

In a method and apparatus for identifying an organ structure of an examined object in magnetic resonance image data, magnetic resonance measurement data for the organ structure of the examined object are acquired by operation of a magnetic resonance scanner using a magnetic resonance sequence that specifies a sampling scheme of k-space. Magnetic resonance image data are reconstructed from the magnetic resonance measurement data.
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

High-speed signaling systems and methods with adaptable, continuous-time equalization

A receiver includes a continuous-time equalizer, a decision-feedback equalizer (dfe), data and error sampling logic, and an adaptation engine. The receiver corrects for inter-symbol interference (isi) associated with the most recent data symbol (first post cursor isi) by establishing appropriate equalization settings for the continuous-time equalizer based upon a measure of the first-post-cursor isi..
Rambus Inc.

Method and system for clock and data recovery (cdr)

A clock and data recovery (cdr) device is disclosed. The cdr device comprises a sensing unit and an interpolator.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd.

Hybrid clock data recovery circuit and receiver

A hybrid clock data recovery circuit includes a linear phase detector configured to generate a recovered data signal by sampling an input data signal in response to a clock signal, and to generate up and down signals having a pulse width difference that is linearly proportional to a phase difference between the input data signal and the clock signal. An arbiter is configured to generate a bang-bang up signal representing that a phase of the input data signal leads a phase of the clock signal and a bang-bang down signal representing that the phase of the clock signal leads the phase of the input data signal based on the up and down signals.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Digital oversampling clock and data recovery circuit

In one aspect, an apparatus includes: a first time-to-data converter (tdc) to oversample a first duration of incoming data and hold the oversampled first duration during receipt of a second duration of the incoming data; a second tdc to oversample the second duration of the incoming data and hold the oversampled second duration during receipt of a third duration of the incoming data; a processing circuit coupled to the first and second tdcs, the processing circuit including a first filter to filter the oversampled first duration and the oversampled second duration and generate a control output therefrom; and a digitally controlled oscillator (dco) coupled to the processing circuit to receive the control output and generate a recovery clock signal therefrom.. .
Silicon Laboratories Inc.

Method of synthesis of an analogue noise, noise synthesizer and coding chain using such a synthesiser

A method comprises at least the following steps: generating pseudo random noise in the digital domain coded on a number n of bits, sampled at a given frequency fh/n; multiplexing in the digital domain the binary signals produced by each of the n bits at a sampling frequency fh so as to obtain noise coded on one bit at said frequency fh; transferring the noise thus coded into the analog domain via a low-voltage differential transmission interface; filtering the analog signal in a passband which can be centered on half the sampling frequency of an analog-digital converter.. .
Thales

Phase interpolator for interpolating phase of delay clock signal and device including the same and for performing data sampling by using phase interpolated clock signal

A phase interpolator includes a control circuit configured to generate a selection control signal that corresponds to a selected coarse phase interval, and generate a weight setting signal for generating a phase interpolation clock signal with an interpolated phase within the coarse phase interval; a phase selector configured to receive a plurality of inversion delay clock signal pairs, select at least two inversion delay clock signal pairs from the plurality of inversion delay clock signal pairs based on the selection control signal, select and output a selection delay clock signal pair corresponding to the coarse phase interval from the selected at least two inversion delay clock signal pairs; and a phase mixer configured to receive the selection delay clock signal pair from the phase selector and generate the phase interpolation clock signal based on the weight setting signal.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Noise reduction in voltage reference signal

A variable resistor may be coupled between a reference voltage source and components of an integrated circuit to reduce issues relating to thermal noise from a reference voltage signal generated by the reference voltage source. The variable resistor may be set to a low level during a first time period and a high level during a second time period, in which the time periods correspond to a sampling period of a switched-capacitor circuit.
Cirrus Logic International Semiconductor Ltd.

Apparatus for modifying a sampling rate, system including an modifying a sampling rate and modifying a sampling rate

An apparatus for modifying a sampling rate includes a forward transformer for forming a first version of a spectrogram by means of transformation with a first transformation length from an information signal with a first sampling rate. The apparatus includes a processor for forming a second version of the spectrogram with a lower bandwidth than the first version.
Innovationszentrum Fur Telekommunikationstechnik Gmbh Izt

Methods for memory interface calibration

Integrated circuits with memory interface circuitry may be provided. Prior to calibration, a number of samples may be determined by computing probability density function curves as a function of timing window edge asymmetry for different degrees of oversampling.
Altera Corporation

Information processing device, measuring apparatus, system, calculating method, storage medium, and article manufacturing method

An information processing device that calculates a position and an orientation of a target object comprises a three dimensional shape model holding unit that acquires measurement data of a shape of the target object and a shape model of the target object, and a position and orientation calculating unit that calculates a position and an orientation of the target object based on sampling information of a specific part for specifying the orientation of the target object in the shape model acquired by the three dimensional shape model holding unit and the measurement data of the shape of the target object.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Facilitating demographic assessment of information using targeted location oversampling

Demographic assessment of information is facilitated using targeted location oversampling. In one example, a device determines mobile devices communicatively coupled to a base station device associated with a first defined region, wherein the first defined region is relative to a defined location of interest.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc

Method and stereo matching

Provided is a stereo matching method and apparatus. A stereo matching method includes acquiring detection information based on an edge detection of a first image, determining an edge line and a feature point based on the detection information, sampling a reference pixel from the edge line and the feature point, determining a polygon with the reference pixel as a vertex, predicting a search range comprising a disparity of a pixel within the polygon based on a disparity of the reference pixel, and performing stereo matching of the pixel based on the search range..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Temperature data processing method and system

The present disclosure provides a temperature data processing method, including: real-time sampling surface temperature data of positions for temperature measurement on a mobile terminal; uploading the sampled surface temperature data; compiling the surface temperature data according to the predefined format to obtain the real-time temperature data under a n-th working mode, wherein n is equal to or greater than 1 and equal to or less than m; outputting a working mode switching instruction and returning to the step of the real-time sampling; outputting loop instructions to perform the above steps cyclically until the step of sampling the real-time temperatures under a m-th working mode of the mobile terminal is completed; generating a temperature evolution curve chart according to the curves of the real-time temperature data under the m working mode of the mobile terminal compiled in a predefined manner to obtain the operation situation of the mobile terminal.. .
Phicomm (shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Identification of high deduplication data

A computer-implemented method includes dividing a data set into a plurality of regions and dividing the plurality of regions into a plurality of chunks of fixed size. The computer-implemented method further includes determining a sample size of the plurality of chunks to be sampled for each region, wherein the sample size is determined based, at least in part, on an acceptance of a likelihood of identifying at least one collision between two regions corresponding to logical entities of a first cluster of logical entities.
International Business Machines Corporation

Identification of high deduplication data

A computer-implemented method includes dividing a data set into a plurality of regions and dividing the plurality of regions into a plurality of chunks of fixed size. The computer-implemented method further includes determining a sample size of the plurality of chunks to be sampled for each region, wherein the sample size is determined based, at least in part, on an acceptance of a likelihood of identifying at least one collision between two regions corresponding to logical entities of a first cluster of logical entities.
International Business Machines Corporation

Sampling approaches for a distributed code tracing system

Disclosed are various embodiments for sampling in a distributed code tracing system. A sampling service receives a segment of a code trace corresponding to a request submitted to a particular application of a plurality of applications hosted in a computing environment.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Substrate processing system, storage medium and data processing method

A substrate processing system includes a module controller that creates a log file in which a data count corresponding to timing of sampling operation data is added to the operation data of a module sampled in a predetermined sampling period, a main control apparatus that is connected to the module controller, receives the log file and start time information indicating a time at which collection of the operation data included in the log file starts from the module controller, converts the data count to a time stamp from the start time information and creates a data file including the time stamp and the operation data, and a host computer that receives the data file provided from the main control apparatus.. .
Asm Ip Holding B.v.

Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium

It is possible to appropriately set a sampling condition in an image analysis so that the image analysis is completed within a required time. The image processing apparatus according to the present invention has: a setting unit configured to set a sampling condition under which a pixel of an image is sampled based on information indicating at least a number of bits of a pixel of the image; a sampling unit configured to sample a pixel of the image based on a sampling condition set by the setting unit; and an analysis unit configured to analyze the image based on pixel data sampled by the sampling unit..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Mri with variable density sampling

The invention provides a device for producing a magnetic resonance image. The device comprises a collecting unit adapted for collecting k space samples that are located on a non-cartesian grid in a non-cartesian coordinate space or non-uniformly located on a cartesian grid in a cartesian coordinate space, the non-cartesian/cartesian coordinate space adapted to be decomposed into a plurality of subspaces, each of which extends along one or more coordinate axes of the non-cartesian/cartesian coordinate space; a weight calculation unit (203) adapted for calculating a decomposed sample density weight function of the k space samples in each individual subspace and determining a density weight function in the non-cartesian/cartesian coordinate space via a multiplication of the decomposed sample density weight functions of the k space samples in the plurality of subspaces; a gridding unit adapted for interpolating the k space samples in the non-cartesian/cartesian coordinate space onto a uniform cartesian grid in a k space based on the density weight function of the k space samples in the non-cartesian/cartesian coordinate space; and a reconstructing unit adapted for reconstructing the magnetic resonance image based on the interpolated k space samples.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Grounding detection apparatus, control method thereof and pool system

A grounding detection apparatus, a control method thereof and a pool system are provided. The grounding detection apparatus includes a detection circuit, which includes a live line connection terminal, a neutral line connection terminal, a grounding terminal, a first impedance circuit, a sampling resistance, a differential amplifying circuit and a comparison unit; a first terminal of the first impedance circuit is connected with the live line connection terminal; a second terminal of the first impedance circuit is connected with a first terminal of the sampling resistance and a first input terminal of the differential amplifying circuit; the sampling resistance is configured to convert a sampling current to a sampling voltage; the differential amplifying circuit is configured to amplify the sampling voltage to form an amplified sampling voltage; and the comparison unit is configured to compare a threshold voltage and the amplified sampling voltage and output a comparison result..
Bestway Inflatables & Material Corp.

Method for oscilloscope 3d mapping in scan mode

A method for oscilloscope 3d mapping in scan mode. The input signal is acquired using a real-time sampling rate which is dr times higher, thus more sampling points, i.e.
University Of Electronic Science And Technology Of China

Automated sampling and reaction system for high pressure liquid chromatography and other types of detection

Automated sampling and reaction systems and methods of using the same are provided. The automated sampling and reaction system has a microreactor in fluidic communication with an external sampling valve.
Waters Technologies Corporation

Sampling point assembly

A sampling point assembly for an aspirating particle detection system is described. The sampling point assembly is configured to be mounted to a mounting structure associated with a volume to be sampled, the sampling point assembly being further configured to be coupled to a conduit to deliver an air sample from the volume being sampled to the conduit, the sampling point assembling including removable cartridge carrying an elastomeric valve mounted to a sampling point body..
Xtralis Global

Air-water interface flux detection method

The present invention relates to a method for detection of air-water interface flux of organic contaminants, which passively and continuously collects contaminants at consecutive points close to a sea surface microlayer, acquires the freely dissolved concentration at the consecutive points of the air and water body close to a water body surface microlayer, and obtains the air-water interface flux of the contaminants through fitting a self-developed model, wherein the consecutive points include a plurality of sampling points along a height direction and a plurality of sampling points along a depth direction. The present invention sufficiently considers the influences of the water body surface microlayer on air-water body exchange, collects the contaminants at the consecutive points close to the sea surface microlayer through a passive sampling method, acquires the freely dissolved concentration at the consecutive points of the air and water body close to a water body surface microlayer, and obtains the air-water interface flux of the related contaminants.
Guangzhou Institute Of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy Of Sciences

Sampling needle

An oocyte retrieval needle is provided. The needle comprises a first tubular region in fluid communication with a second tubular region.
Vitrolife Sweden Ab

Fat burning analyzer

The fat burning analyzer includes a sampling part, an analysis unit and a processing unit. The sampling part collects a breath sample from the user, information on the conditions of the breath sample collection, and provides a sampling signal correlated to the collection condition of the breath sample.
Eth Zürich

Ocular metrology employing spectral wavefront analysis of reflected light

Method and systems are presented for analysing a wavefront using a spectral wavefront analyser to extract optical phase and spectral information at a two dimensional array of sampling points across the wavefront, wherein the relative phase information between the sampling points is maintained. Methods and systems are also presented for measuring an eye by reflecting a wavefront of an eye and measuring the wavefront at a plurality of angles to provide a map of the off-axis relative wavefront curvature and aberration of the eye.
Cylite Pty Ltd

Discriminatory insect sampling device and use

Present invention is a device and a method for collecting targeted insects or targeted insect communities on plants. It can be used to non-destructively collect insect communities from a single plant.

Constant current power supply with a plurality of current outputs for led lamps

A constant current power supply with a plurality of current outputs for led lamps includes a dc/dc control module, an overvoltage detection circuit, a current sampling resistor, at least one output current conversion circuit and at least one overvoltage protection resistor. The output current conversion circuit includes a switch, a mos transistor with a grid electrode electrically connected to the switch, and a current conversion sampling resistor.
Wanjiong Lin

Transmitter signal time and frequency division duplexing

A method receiving an input signal at radio circuitry, sampling the input signal, and determining a power level of the sampled input signal. The radio circuitry includes an input switch having an input, a first output, and a second output.
Google Inc.

Providing 3d look-up table (lut) estimation for color gamut scalability

Systems and/or methods for estimating color conversion components. A video coding device may receive a picture associated with a first color space.
Vid Scale, Inc.

Processing signals from a sensor group

Briefly, embodiments of methods and/or systems of sampling output signal traces by one or more function processors for storage into timeslot arrays are disclosed. In one embodiment, responsive to availability of a connection to an external communications network, computed results of function processing may be conveyed along the external communication network.

Programmable beamforming system including element-level analog channelizer

A beamforming system includes a plurality of channelizers and a channel switching module in signal communication with the channelizers. Each channelizer is configured to receive a respective input radio frequency signal and to generate a plurality of respective channels in response to downsampling the respective input radio frequency signal.
Raytheon Company

Compact mass spectrometer

A miniature mass spectrometer is disclosed comprising an atmospheric pressure ionisation source and a first vacuum chamber having an atmospheric pressure sampling orifice or capillary, a second vacuum chamber located downstream of the first vacuum chamber and a third vacuum chamber located downstream of the second vacuum chamber. An ion detector is located in the third vacuum chamber.
Micromass Uk Limited

Enhanced triplet embedding and triplet creation for high-dimensional data visualizations

The present disclosure relates to a triplet embedding system that improves dimensionality reduction through exponential triplet embedding. In particular, the triplet embedding system employs heavy-tailed properties of t-exponential distributions and robust non-convex loss functions to improve visualizations in the presence of noisy data.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Cleartype resolution recovery resampling

Cleartype resolution recovery resampling of source content is performed as the source content is transformed from a source presentation format to a destination presentation format by at least distinguishing between pixels of a bitmap corresponding to the source content that are cleartype pixels and pixels of the same bitmap that are non-cleartype pixels. Identification of cleartype pixels is performed by identifying alpha values of pixels that are less than 1, by identifying high frequency color fringing of pixels and/or by explicit declarations in the bitmap.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Adaptive scheduling of electronic messaging based on predictive consumption of the sampling of items via a networked computing platform

Various embodiments relate generally to data science and data analysis, computer software and systems, and control systems to provide a platform to facilitate implementation of an interface, and, more specifically, to a computing and data storage platform that implements specialized logic to facilitate predictive consumption of a sample of an item in accordance with an automatically adaptive schedule, for example, via an interface. In some examples, a method may include identifying data representing a replica of an item for transmission to a location associated with an electronic account, identifying a characteristic associated with a user or an item, predicting a date of consumption of the replica, and generating a subset of data included in an electronic message to initiate executable instructions to generate feedback regarding the replica relative to the date of consumption, among other things..

Image processing device, image processing method, and image processing program

An image processing device includes a data processing unit that processes data of a face image which is captured to include a face. The data processing unit generates an edge image by filtering the face image to detect an edge in a scanning direction, extracts a sampling value as the information regarding a gradient magnitude and whether the gradient is positive or negative from each of positions in the edge image corresponding to a plurality of points constituting the sampling curve, calculates a likelihood with respect to the sampling curve by setting points having a positive gradient and a negative gradient as likelihood evaluation targets in a first point group and a second point group, and detects a sampling curve having a maximum likelihood as a pupil or an iris among a plurality of sampling curves..
Yazaki Corporation

Fully-digital multiple pin value detector apparatus and sampling methods useful in conjunction therewith

An integrated circuit (ic) device accommodating a circuit and associated control module, being operative to determine an apparatus characteristic in accordance with one out of few selectable characteristics. The circuit is operative in conjunction with more than three of a plurality of external passive circuits corresponding to the plurality of apparatus characteristics, and includes (n≥1) digital i/o pins.
Nuvoton Technology Corporation

Random number generators and methods of generating random numbers using adjustable meta-stable voltage

A random number generator may include a first meta-stable inverter having an input terminal and an output terminal connected to each other and configured to generate a meta-stable voltage, an amplifier configured to amplify the meta-stable voltage, control circuitry configured to adjust a threshold voltage of the meta-stable voltage, and a sampler configured to generate a random number based on sampling the meta-stable voltage. The random number generator may be configured to be operated according to different modes of operation of a plurality of modes of operation.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Sensing system and method

A sensing method, including: emitting a signal beam; sampling the reflected signal at a sensor with a field of view larger than the signal beam; and determining a surface parameter based on the bright and dark regions associated with the sampled signal.. .
Robert Bosch Start-up Platform North America, Llc, Series 1

Demultiplexing

A method is disclosed for demultiplexing a signal. The method comprises receiving the signal being a sum of at least two sub-signals, whereby each sub-signal comprises a different repetitive pattern.
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Highly efficient double-sampling architectures

Aggressive technology scaling impacts parametric yield, life span, and reliability of circuits fabricated in advanced nanometric nodes. These issues may become showstoppers when scaling deeper to the sub-10 nm domain.

Semiconductor device and measuring method

There is a need for high-order frequency measurement without greatly increasing consumption currents and chip die sizes. A semiconductor device includes: an electric power measuring portion that performs electric power measurement; a high-order frequency measuring portion that performs high-order frequency measurement; and a clock controller that supplies an electric power measuring portion with a first clock signal at a first sampling frequency and supplies a high-order frequency measuring portion with a second clock signal at a second sampling frequency.
Renesas Electronics Corporation

Methods of motion processing and related electronic devices and motion modules

Methods of motion processing and related electronic devices and motion modules are provided. A representative method of motion processing of an electronic device, which incorporates a motion sensor and a processor, the motion sensor having sensor circuitry including a sensor clock, the processor having processor circuitry including a processor clock, includes: providing one or more samples, including at least one of an accelerometer sample or a gyroscope sample associated with the electronic device, by the motion sensor at a sampling rate according to the sensor clock; storing each of the one or more samples in a buffer of the motion sensor; fetching the samples in batches from the buffer, by the processor, at a polling rate; and performing, by the processor, a numerical integration according to the sensor clock based on the samples fetched from the buffer..
Cm Hk Limited

Local speed of sound estimation medical ultrasound

Where ci=di/ts, di is the length a tissue traveled during one sampling period ts, and using ci to differentiate human disease, or with ultrasound measurements to differentiate degrees of human disease.. .

Ndir glucose detection in liquids

A glucose sensor measures glucose molecules in vivo through use of ndir in which scattering noise is reduced and absorption interference noise (ain) is suppressed with a reflection technique. Electronics are used to provide an output of glucose concentration glucose in a liquid sampling matrix after it has been determined that a calibration curve is valid after signal processing is used to obtain average ratio values for reflected signal/reference channels and interference/reference channel obtained after a pulsed beam from signal, interference and reference sources is directed at an inclined angle to a normal of a spot of the liquid sampling matrix.
Airware, Inc.

Systems and methods to manage and control renewable distributed energy resources

A system for analyzing energy usage measures one or more parameters indicative of energy usage for a plurality of sub-circuits, where the sampling rate for the measuring is substantially continuous, and automatically transmits information related to at least one of the measured parameters at a rate that enables monitoring of current energy usage. The system further detects a significant change in a measured parameter, determines whether the significant change in the measured parameter is caused by a change in energy usage, and automatically transmits information related to the significant change in the measured parameter caused by the change in energy usage after detecting the significant change..
Melrok, Llc

Sampling assembly, in particular for collecting a relatively small quantity

The invention relates to a sampling assembly (1), in particular for relatively small quantities of bodily fluids. The said sample assembly (1) comprises a sample container (2) and a support assembly (15).
Greiner Bio-one Gmbh

Analyte detection devices and systems

An analyte detection device includes a fluid impermeable layer having a first thickness and at least one inlet port having a diameter, the at least one inlet port defining a fluid pathway through the first thickness. The device also includes a reagent-hosting layer having a second thickness and including at least one of a chemical reagent and a bio-chemical reagent.
Access Sensor Technologies

Sampling pumps and closed loop control of sampling pumps to load traps

Certain configurations of devices and systems which are configured to draw a selected volume of an air sample into a trap are described. In some examples, the devices and systems comprise a pump and a mass flow sensor to draw a selected volume of the air sample through a trap even where variable restriction occurs..
Perkinelmer Health Sciences, Inc.

Closed disposable multiple sterile blood bag system for fractionating blood with the corresponding method

Disclosed is a multiple bag system for fractionating blood, the system including a fluid collecting bag including at least one outlet port; at least first and second sampling bags, each including at least one inlet port and at least one outlet port; and a fluid transfer unit to transfer fluid from the collecting bag to the sampling bags. The fluid transfer unit includes an acoustic sorter.
Aenitis Technologies

High fidelity systems, apparatus, and methods for collecting noise exposure data

Systems, apparatus, and methods for collecting, interpreting, and utilizing noise exposure data may include sensors to obtain an analog signal representative of impulse noise sound pressure and an analog signal representative of continuous noise sound pressure. At least one adc may generate digital signals by sampling the analog signals at rates equal to or greater than twice the reciprocal of a minimum impulse noise rise time.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

Imaging apparatus

An ss-oct apparatus includes a clock generator configured as an interferometer including an optical path through which part of light emitted from a light source passes, the optical path being split into a first optical path and a second optical path having an optical path length difference relative to the first optical path, to generate a clock used by a converter sampling an analog signal; a tomographic image obtaining unit configured to obtain a tomographic image of a fundus by using a digital signal converted from the analog signal sampled by the converter using the generated clock; and a scan unit configured to scan illumination light across the fundus at a scan angle of 47 degrees or more in air. The tomographic image obtaining unit is configured to obtain a tomographic image of the fundus at a distance of 4.0 mm more within an eyeball in a depth range..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Ripple suppression circuit, suppression method and led lighting apparatus

A ripple suppression circuit configured to suppress a current ripple provided to a load by a dc converter, can include: a ripple voltage sampling circuit coupled to output terminals of the dc converter, where the ripple voltage sampling circuit is configured to generate a ripple reference voltage that represents a ripple voltage of an output voltage of the dc converter; and a voltage regulation circuit coupled to the load and the ripple voltage sampling circuit, where the voltage regulation circuit is controllable by the ripple reference voltage such that a voltage across the voltage regulation circuit is consistent with the ripple voltage.. .
Silergy Semiconductor Technology (hangzhou) Ltd

Power factor correction optimization by digital feedback

A method of operating an led lighting device includes sampling a voltage of a rectified ac waveform used to provide power to the led lighting device, selectively connecting one or more of a plurality of led light sources in a one or more of a series and parallel combination to achieve a predetermined voltage across the connected led light sources with respect to the sampled voltage, and regulating a current through the connected led light sources to achieve a predetermined current with respect to the sampled voltage.. .
General Electric Company

Method and device for quickly determining location-dependent pulse responses in signal transmission from or into a spatial volume

A method and device for determining the location-dependent pulse responses in signal transmission from a transmitter in a transmission volume to a receiver in a reception volume, wherein either the transmitter or the receiver is a device fixed in a predetermined location and the other is a movable device includes: continuously emitting a band-limited signal by the transmitter; continuously capturing the signal and recording the signal with time indexing by the receiver; moving the movable device during the emission and capturing of the signal along a trajectory within the transmission or reception volume while continuously capturing the location coordinates of the movable device and recording the location coordinates with time indexing; and numerically solving a linear system of equations, the unknowns of which system of equations represent the pulse responses at discrete sampling points in the transmission or reception volume associated with the movable device.. .
Universitat Zu Lubeck

Systems and methods for digital video sampling and upscaling

Disclosed is a method of performing upscaling that includes the steps of: parsing an input video; breaking the input video into individual frames; performing upscaling on the individual frames to produce upscaled frames; and stitching the upscaled frames together to produce an upscaled video.. .
Tmm, Inc.

Systems and methods for performing self-similarity upsampling

In one aspect, the invention relates to a method of performing upsampling, that includes the steps of: receiving an input image; generating an initial upsampled image using the input image; generating a low-passed image using the input image; and performing self-similarity upsampling using the upsampled image and the low-passed image.. .
Tmm, Inc.

Image pickup system, image processing method, and recording medium

An image pickup system includes an image pickup section configured to pick up an optical image formed by an interchangeable lens and output picked-up image data having a predetermined sampling frequency, a super-resolution synthesizing section and a resizing section configured to generate image data having higher resolution from picked-up image data corresponding to a partial region in a screen, and a control section configured to determine, on the basis of an mtf characteristic value corresponding to the partial region among a plurality of mtf characteristic values and the predetermined sampling frequency, an upper limit of the resolution of the generated image data.. .
Olympus Corporation

Image scanner and line period determining image scanner

An image scanner has an operation clock generator, a photoelectric converter, an ad converter configured to convert the analog pixel signals serially output by the photoelectric converter to digital pixel data by sampling the analog pixel signals in accordance with an operation clock generated by the operation clock generator, a data generator configured to generate read image data representing an read image of the original based on the pixel data converted by the ad converter, a resolution setter configured to set a reading resolution in the sub scanning direction, and a line period determiner configured to determine the line period to be (integer+decimal value) times a modulation period based on the reading resolution set by the resolution setter, the modulation period being inversion of the modulation frequency. The integer is greater than one and the decimal value is determined based on the reading resolution..
Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

Channel state information (csi) feedback and subsampling

A method implemented in a base station used in a wireless communications system is disclosed. The method comprises receiving, from a user equipment, rank indication (ri), a first precoding matrix indicator (pmi), and a second pmi (codebook index i2), wherein values 0-15 are assigned to the second pmi ipmi2 for ri=1 and values 0-3 are assigned to the second pmi ipmi2 for each of ri=2, ri=3, and ri=4, and wherein codebook index i2 comprises ipmi2 for ri=1.
Nec Corporation

Communication apparatus and method

A communication apparatus including a first mixer configured to generate an analog output signal (xout) from an analog input signal (xin) using a first mixing signal, a second mixer configured to generate an analog output signal (yout) from an analog input signal (yin) using a second mixing signal, and a local oscillator configured to provide a reference frequency (fref), where the first mixer is configured to derive a first sampling frequency (fs,1) from the fref, and where the second mixer is configured to derive a second sampling frequency (fs,2) from the fref.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Analog-to-digital converter system

It is provided a provided a time-interleaved analog-to-digital converter (adc) system comprising an input port configured to receive an analog signal, an adc-array comprising m, m≥2, adcs arranged in parallel. Each adc is configured to receive and to convert a portion of the analog signal into a digital signal at a sample rate fs.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Multiple-loop fractional-n pll with hitless switching

A phase-locked loop (pll) has at least two parallel loops. The loops share an oscillator, a counter connected with the oscillator, a multiplexer, and a loop filter.
Perceptia Devices, Inc.

Fractional-n jitter attenuator

A phase-locked loop (pll) has a primary loop (with a reference clock) and a secondary loop (with a stable reference clock). The secondary loop may include a fractional-n pll, and may include a secondary loop filter, oscillator, output clock counter, and phase predictor using a rational secondary frequency control word (fcw).
Perceptia Devices, Inc.

Circuits for switched capacitor receiver front-ends

Switched capacitor radio frequency receiver front-ends are provided, comprising: a plurality of banks, each comprising: a first switch connected to a rf input signal; a sampling capacitor connected to the first switch and to ground; a second switch connected in parallel to the sampling capacitor; and a gm cell coupled to the sampling capacitor and an output; wherein: the output of the gm cell of each of the plurality on banks are coupled together; and the first switch and the second switch are controlled by a multi-phase signal that causes, for each of the plurality of banks, the first switch to be turned on at a first point in time and the second switch to be turned on at a second point in time, wherein the first point in time for a first bank is not the same as the first point in time for a second bank.. .

Power amplifier output power control circuit

A power amplifier output power control circuit includes a first operational amplifier with a negative input terminal configured to receive a power control signal; a first pmos transistor with a grid electrode connected to an output terminal of the first operational amplifier, a source electrode connected to an external power source, and a drain electrode grounded via a voltage dividing network; a power amplifier with a power end connected to the drain electrode of the first pmos transistor, an input terminal configured to access to a signal to be amplified, and an output terminal configured to amplify the signal; and a current sampling circuit configured to produce sampling current after sampling current across the first pmos transistor and providing a negative feedback signal for the positive input terminal of the first operational amplifier according to the sampling current such that total output power of the power amplifier keeps unchanged.. .
Lansus Technologies Inc.

Methods, encoder and decoder for linear predictive encoding and decoding of sound signals upon transition between frames having different sampling rates

Methods, an encoder and a decoder are configured for transition between frames with different internal sampling rates. Linear predictive (lp) filter parameters are converted from a sampling rate s1 to a sampling rate s2.
Voiceage Corporation

Digital musical instrument and making the same

A new and improved digital musical instrument includes a hardware segment that electronically detects the physical inputs of a musicians musical playing style or articulated intent; a software segment that interprets and formulates the data output from the hardware segment, to be applied to any digitally modulated synthesizer or recording sampler; and an optional expanded method of sampling or digitally recording articulated sounds of acoustic instruments.. .

Apparatus and outputting image information, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium for storing program for outputting image information

An apparatus executes an acquisition process for acquiring pixel value information items from a sensor that outputs the pixel value information items obtained at multiple sampling angles by executing a reciprocation scan with a measurement wave in a scan direction; executes a calculation process for calculating, based on the pixel value information items for one reciprocating motion in the reciprocation scan for each of multiple different arrangement orders in which a chronological pixel value information item on a forward path and a reverse-chronological pixel value information item on a backward path are alternately assigned, differences between the chronological pixel value information item and the reverse-chronological pixel value information item which are adjacent to each other in an arrangement direction; and executes a generation process for generating, based on the differences, a correction information item related to the pixel value information items for the one reciprocating motion in the reciprocation scan.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Texture sampling techniques

Techniques are disclosed relating to texture sampling operations. In some embodiments, multi-fetch sampling instructions specify a region of a texture in which multiple samples are to be performed and texture processing circuitry is configured to sample the texture multiple times within the region.
Apple Inc.

Determining n-dimensional euclidian distance in graphics for improved texture sampling and level of detail

Methods and apparatus relating to techniques for. In an example, an apparatus comprises logic, at least partially comprising hardware logic, to determine a first line and a second line which define a chord to approximate a curve in two-dimensional (2d) space; and extend first line and the second line to a three-dimensional (3d) space using a line approximation between the 2d space and the 3d space.
Intel Corporation

Fast low-memory methods for bayesian inference, gibbs sampling and deep learning

Methods of training boltzmann machines include rejection sampling to approximate a gibbs distribution associated with layers of the boltzmann machine. Accepted sample values obtained using a set of training vectors and a set of model values associate with a model distribution are processed to obtain gradients of an objective function so that the boltzmann machine specification can be updated.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method of constructing an artifical intelligence super deep layer learning model, device, mobile terminal, and software program of the same

A method for constructing an artificial intelligence super depth learning model includes inputting by an objective function to input into each node of an input layer by interposing a no-teacher machine learning, connecting the no-teacher machine learning mutually between each node of the input layer and a nerve layer, calculating output reference values based on a learning value obtained by the no-teacher machine learning, a trigger threshold of a cranial nerve, or a sampling learning value, and determining an excitation level according to output reference values of all the nerve layers.. .

System and sample rate conversion

A system and method for performing sample rate conversion by an execution unit, including receiving an instruction, where the instruction comprises an irregular shifting pattern of data elements stored in a vector register, and shifting the data elements in the vector register according to the irregular shifting pattern. In case of upsampling the irregular shifting pattern includes an indication stating whether a memory element loads a data element from an immediate next memory element or from a second next memory element.
Ceva D.s.p. Ltd.

Ambient light sensing device and method, and interactive device using same

The invention provides an ambient light sensing device which receives at least one visible light image sensed by an image sensor. The ambient light sensing device includes an image sampling unit and an analyzing unit.
Pixart Imaging Incorporation

Methods and devices for detecting hepatitis c virus

The present disclosure provides rapid and non-invasive methods for determining whether a patient will benefit from treatment with therapeutic agents that inhibit hepatitis c virus (hcv). These methods are based on detecting hcv rna and/or anti-hcv antibodies in small-volume dried biological fluid samples that are collected using a microsampling device.
Quest Diagnostics Investments Llc

Environmental monitoring uav system

The present invention relates to an environmental monitoring uav system comprises a drone provided with an air monitoring platform that is adapted for taking air sample(s) by enforcing air to flow through or into at least one sampling medium, during the flight of said drone.. .
Sami Shamoon College Of Engineering (r.a.) Beer Sheva Campus

Sampling device for withdrawing fluid samples from a fluid container

A sampling device for withdrawing a plurality of samples from a fluid container. The sampling device includes a support member for mounting into a port of a fluid container and a plurality of rotatable inserts, each insert having a through conduit forming an eccentric aperture within the distal end surface of insert, the through conduit being alignable and misalignable with a respective through passage of the support member by rotating the insert relative to the support member.
Keofitt A/s

Low-complexity brillouin optical time-domain reflectometers using syb-nyquist sampling

Methods and systems for brillouin optical time-domain reflectometry include optically filtering out non-brillouin signals reflected from a fiber. Brillouin signals reflected from the fiber are coupled with a local oscillator to produce a brillouin shift signals.
Nec Laboratories America, Inc.

Inline metrology on air flotation for pcb applications

A measurement system measures various pcb panel characteristics, such as pcb panel thickness, surface feature thickness (height), surface feature width and length, and warpage. Various techniques are also described for steadying the pcb panel for measurement, whether the pcb panel is positioned horizontally or vertically.
Flex Ltd.

Compact design exhaust aftertreatment system with nox sensor

An exhaust aftertreatment system includes a housing including at least one exhaust aftertreatment component. The housing defines a body portion and an outlet portion terminating in an outlet opening.
Caterpillar Inc.

A downhole pressure measuring tool with a high sampling rate

A dynamic monitoring system for dynamically monitoring injection operations on wells by determining the extent of fracturing using downhole pressure measurements. The system comprises a downhole pressure gauge, means to transmit data from the downhole pressure gauge to surface and a surface data acquisition unit wherein, on inducing a pressure change in a wellbore by an injection operation, the downhole pressure gauge records a pressure trace as data, the data is transmitted to surface at a first sampling frequency, the data is stored in the surface data acquisition unit and fracture length is calculated from the stored data to indicate extent of fracturing.
Geomec Engineering Ltd.

Methods for detecting dna mutations using mitra tip extraction

The present disclosure provides rapid and non-invasive methods for determining whether a patient exhibiting cancer symptoms, or at risk for hereditary cancers such as breast cancer, ovarian cancer, colon cancer, or skin cancer, will benefit from treatment with one or more therapeutic agents. These methods are based on detecting hereditary cancer-related mutations in small-volume dried biological fluid samples that are collected using a volumetric absorptive microsampling device (e.g., mitra tip).
Quest Diagnostics Investments Llc

Methods for detecting cystic fibrosis mutations using mitra tip extraction

The present disclosure provides methods for determining whether a patient exhibiting cystic fibrosis symptoms, or a patient at risk for cystic fibrosis, will benefit from treatment with one or more anti-cystic fibrosis therapeutic agents. These methods are based on detecting hereditary cystic fibrosis related mutations in small-volume dried biological fluid samples that are collected using a volumetric absorptive microsampling device.
Quest Diagnostics Investments Llc

Actuating assembly for a system for dispensing a product under pressure

An actuating assembly for a system for dispensing a product under pressure, which comprises a shoulder to be mounted on a device for sampling the product under pressure, which further comprises a press button with an inner actuator having a upstream spout to be mounted in a feeding tube of the device, wherein said actuator comprises a downstream spout in communication with said upstream spout and terminates in a dispensing outlet, said button comprises an outer cover with a peripheral skirt in which a dispensing hole is formed, wherein said cover is mounted on said actuator in a actuating position in which the hole is arranged opposite the outlet to allow said product to be dispensed through the hole and wherein the button is axially displaceable with respect to the shoulder in a dispensing/aspiration stroke, the cover is reversibly mounted on the actuator from the actuating position to an inactive position, in which the geometric means formed in the cover are arranged to cooperate with the complementary geometric means formed in the shoulder in order to prevent axial displacement of the button.. .
Natura Cosméticos S.a.

Improved urine collection bag assembly

An improved urine collection bag assembly is presented. The improved urine collection bag assembly of the present invention features a one-way flow control valve to prevent the backflow of urine into a urinary catheter and subsequently, into a patient's bladder.

System and methods of processing accelerometer signals

Embodiments of the present disclosure describe a method of monitoring a patient comprising generating an accelerometer signal of a patient via a patient medical device and capturing and sampling the accelerometer signal at a sampling rate that utilizes non-regular timing intervals. Embodiments further describe a patient medical device comprising sensors for monitoring an accelerometer signal of a patient and circuitry for sampling the accelerometer signal at a sampling rate that utilizes non-regular timing intervals.
Medtronic Monitoring, Inc.

Artery locating device and automated sampling device for arterial blood gas measurement

Method and device for using energy transduction for novel use in locating an underlying artery, particularly a more superficial artery like the radial artery. The method includes placing or scanning the device containing an electrical system, which comprises of an arterial pressure or motion transducer converted to visible light energy on the overlying skin in the region of the vessel.

Method and hysteroscopy and endometrial biopsy

Methods and devices are described for performing a combined hysteroscopy and endometrial sampling. Techniques for improving visual images include forward facing fluid ports for clearing tissue debris and led positioning and design.
Coopersurgical, Inc.

Systems and methods in support of bedding selection at a retail location

In one aspect, a system and method are provided herein in support of selecting bedding. The system includes a plurality of differently configured pillows; and, a plurality of pillow cover napkins each configured to rest upon one of the pillows in acting as a cleanliness barrier for a person's head resting on the pillow.
Bedgear, Llc

Light-emitting diode driver

In a led driver, a diming control circuit receives a pwm signal and a clock signal and outputs a dimming signal and a sampling signal. A turn-on time of sampling signal is shorter than a cycle of clock signal.
Dazzo Technology Corporation

Intra-frame prediction and decoding methods and apparatuses for image signal

An intra-frame decoding method includes obtaining, from a video code stream, prediction mode information of a first signal component of a current block; determining a prediction mode of the first signal component of the current block from a prediction mode set of the first signal component of the current block according to the prediction mode information of the first signal component of the current block, where the prediction mode set of the first signal component of the current block includes at least one of a linear model above (lma) mode and a linear model left (lml) mode; obtaining a predicted value of a first signal component sampling point of the current block; and obtaining a reconstructed value of the first signal component sampling point of the current block according to the predicted value of the first signal component sampling point of the current block.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Method and device for generating a predicted value of an image using interpolation and motion vectors

A method and device for generating a predicted value of image to generate a predicted value of a current block during image encoding or decoding is disclosed, where the method includes determining a searching scope, wherein a plurality of motion vectors are included in the searching scope, performing up-sampling interpolations on first reference blocks corresponding to the motion vector in the searching scope, in a reference image of the current block using a first filter to obtain up-sampled first reference blocks, obtaining, using the up-sampled first reference blocks, at least one candidate motion vector corresponding to the current block, performing up-sampling interpolations on second reference blocks, corresponding to the at least one candidate motion vector, in the reference image of the current block using a second filter to obtain up-sampled second reference blocks, combining the up-sampled second reference blocks to obtain a predicted value of the current block.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

System and generating a digital image

A system, method, and computer program product for generating a digital image. The method comprises receiving a shutter release command and causing a camera module to sample a first image of a photographic scene based on a first set of sampling parameters in response to the shutter release command.
Duelight Llc

Method of non-uniform wavelet bandpass sampling

A compressed sensing method based on non-uniform wavelet bandpass sampling. A k-sparse signal of interest is projected onto a sequence of waveforms succeeding one another at the bandpass sampling rate, the waveforms belonging to an overcomplete dictionary, the parameters of the waveforms depending on the characteristics of the bands of the signal.
Cornell University

C-phy half-rate clock and data recovery adaptive edge tracking

Methods, apparatus, and systems for data communication over a multi-wire, multi-phase interface are disclosed. A method for calibrating a clock recovery circuit includes recovering a first clock signal from transitions between pairs of symbols representative of successive signaling states of a 3-wire interface, where each pair of symbols includes a first symbol and a second symbol, generating a second clock signal by delaying the first clock signal by a first delay value, generating a third clock signal by delaying the second clock signal, calibrating the second clock signal and the third clock signal by initializing the first delay value such that the first sampling circuit, the second sampling circuit and the third sampling circuit capture the same symbol in a first pair of symbols, and incrementally increasing the first delay value until the second sampling circuit and the third sampling circuit capture different symbols from each pair of symbols..
Qualcomm Incorporated

Method and calibration of a time interleaved adc

Systems and methods for converting analog signals to digital signals. A reference slice is associated with each of a plurality of active slices to balance the loading on an active sampling track and hold amplifier within each active slice.
Entropic Communications, Llc

Method and system for a complementary metal oxide semiconductor wireless power receiver

Methods and systems for a complementary metal oxide semiconductor wireless power receiver may include a receiver chip with an inductor, a configurable capacitance, and a rectifier. The method may include receiving an rf signal utilizing the inductor, extracting a clock signal from the received rf signal, generating a dc voltage utilizing a rectifier circuit, sampling the dc voltage, and adjusting the configurable capacitance based on the sampled dc voltage.

Enabling sampling rate diversity in a voice communication system

An audio communication endpoint receives a bitstream containing spectral components representing spectral content of an audio signal, wherein the spectral components relate to a first range extending up to a first break frequency, above which any spectral components are unassigned. The endpoint adapts the received bitstream in accordance with a second range extending up to a second break frequency by removing moving spectral components or adding neutral-valued spectral components relating to a range between the first and second break frequencies.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

Speech recognition with acoustic models

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media for learning pronunciations from acoustic sequences. One method includes receiving an acoustic sequence, the acoustic sequence representing an utterance, and the acoustic sequence comprising a sequence of multiple frames of acoustic data at each of a plurality of time steps; stacking one or more frames of acoustic data to generate a sequence of modified frames of acoustic data; processing the sequence of modified frames of acoustic data through an acoustic modeling neural network comprising one or more recurrent neural network (rnn) layers and a final ctc output layer to generate a neural network output, wherein processing the sequence of modified frames of acoustic data comprises: subsampling the modified frames of acoustic data; and processing each subsampled modified frame of acoustic data through the acoustic modeling neural network..
Google Llc

Virtual assistant activation

At an electronic device with a display, a microphone, and an input device: while the display is on, receiving user input via the input device, the user input meeting a predetermined condition; in accordance with receiving the user input meeting the predetermined condition, sampling audio input received via the microphone; determining whether the audio input comprises a spoken trigger; and in accordance with a determination that audio input comprises the spoken trigger, triggering a virtual assistant session.. .
Apple Inc.

Graphics processing systems

To simulate the effect of shadows on specular lighting in an image being rendered, a specular volume is determined for a region of the image being rendered and used to determine the region of a light source that could provide a specular lighting contribution in the frame region. A set of geometry that could cast a shadow in the frame region is then determined and used, together with the determined region of the light source that could provide a specular lighting contribution, to determine a specular light source visibility parameter for sampling positions in the frame region.
Geomerics Ltd

Histomorphometric classifier to predict cardiac failure from whole-slide hematoxylin and eosin stained images

Methods, apparatus, and other embodiments predict heart failure from wsis of cardiac histopathology using a deep learning convolutional neural network (cnn). One example apparatus includes a pre-processing circuit configured to generate a pre-processed wsi by downsampling a digital wsi; an image acquisition circuit configured to randomly select a set of non-overlapping rois from the pre-processed wsi, and configured to provide the set of non-overlapping rois to a deep learning circuit; a deep learning circuit configured to generate an image-level probability that a member of the set of non-overlapping rois is a failure/abnormal pathology roi using a cnn; and a classification circuit configured to generate a patient-level probability that the patient from which the region of tissue represented in the wsi was acquired is experiencing failure or non-failure based, at least in part, on the image-level probability..
Case Western Reserve University

Systems and methods for efficient data sampling and analysis

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can select a first sample set comprising one or more data elements from a dataset based on a first priority score ranking at a first time for a first analysis. A second sample set comprising one or more data elements from the dataset is selected based on a second priority score ranking at a second time for a second analysis.
Facebook, Inc.

Navigation of mobile robots based on passenger following

Methods and systems for navigating a mobile robot through a crowded pedestrian environment by selecting and following a particular pedestrian are described herein. In one aspect, a navigation model directs a mobile robot to follow a pedestrian based on the position and velocity of nearby pedestrians and the current and desired positions of the mobile robot in the service environment.
East Japan Railway Company

Self-orienting stroboscopic animation system

A rotatable stroboscopic animation device with a rotatable base portion and at least one light source. An angular-velocity-dependent flashing system flashes the at least one light source according to a predetermined flash mode dependent on the angular velocity of the base portion to produce coherent, automatic stroboscopic animation of images retained by the base portion.

Cellular interferometer for continuous earth remote observation (cicero)

A fleet of small spacecraft (“cells”) in low earth orbit combine to form an integrated earth observing system providing many observations previously requiring distinct sensing systems. Each cell performs a few relatively primitive functions, including emission, reception, sampling, and recording of radio and microwave signals.
Geooptics, Inc.

Sorbent tube apparatus

A sorbent tube apparatus (10) for high-pressure fluid sample analysis, the sorbent tube apparatus (10) comprising a pressurisable housing (32) having first and second fluid ports (48a, 48b) and defining a fluid chamber (34) therein; and a sorbent tube (12) mountable within the pressurisable housing (32), the sorbent tube (12) extending from one of the first and second fluid ports (48a) and spaced apart from the other of the first and second fluid ports (48b) to be in fluid communication with the fluid chamber (34), thereby enabling in use pressure equalisation between the sorbent tube (12) and fluid chamber (34). A method of analysing high-pressure fluid, an analytic probe apparatus, a further sorbent tube apparatus and method of preventing or limiting damage to a sorbent tube during high-pressure fluid sampling are also provided..
Endet Limited

Measurement method, measurement apparatus, measurement program and computer readable recording medium in which measurement program has been recorded

A phase of a specific frequency component of an image of a grid image on the surface of an object taken by a camera is found, and the location of the surface of the object is found from the phase. As a result, measurement that is strong against noise can be carried out without projecting a grid having a brightness distribution of precise cosine waves.
4d Sensor Inc.

Frequency to voltage converter using gate voltage sampling of power oscillator

A frequency-to-voltage (f2v) conversion module includes a pulse shaping module that generates a square wave signal based on an oscillator signal, an edge to pulse conversion module that generates a pulse train based on corresponding rising and falling edges of the square wave signal, and an integrator module that generates an output voltage based on the pulse train. The output voltage is based on a frequency of the oscillator signal..
Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.

Facility for monitoring geological gas storage sites

A facility for monitoring a geological storage site for storing a gas, such as co2 or methane, comprises, in combination, at least one geochemical measurement device (dmg), comprising a plurality of gas sampling probes (spg) connected to a gas analyser (ag), an electrical measurement device (dme) comprising a plurality of electrodes (elec) and a resistivity metre (res), and a meteorological station (sm). The geochemical and electrical measurement devices are controlled by a logic controller (aut).
Ifp Energies Nouvelles

Predicting breast cancer treatment outcome

Methods and compositions are provided for the identification of expression signatures in er+ breast cancer cases, where the signatures correlate with responsiveness, or lack thereof, to treatment with tamoxifen or another antiestrogen agent against breast cancer the signature profiles are identified based upon sampling of reference breast tissue samples from independent cases of breast cancer and provide a reliable set of molecular criteria for predicting the efficacy of treating a subject with breast cancer with tamoxifen or another antiestrogen agent against breast cancer. Additional methods and compositions are provided for predicting responsiveness to tamoxifen or another antiestrogen agent against breast cancer in cases of breast cancer by use of three biomarkers.
The General Hospital Corporation

System and driver distraction determination

A method for determining distraction of a driver of a vehicle, including sampling sensor measurements at an onboard system of the vehicle; generating an output indicative of a distracted state; determining that the driver of the vehicle is characterized by the distracted state, based on the output; generating, at a second distraction detection module of a remote computing system, a second output indicative that the driver is characterized by the distracted state, based on the sensor measurements; computing a distraction score, at a scoring module of the remote computing system, in response to generating the second output and based on the sensor measurements and the distracted state.. .
Nauto, Inc.

Reactor component placement inside liner wall

Reaction chamber liners for use in a fluidized bed reactor for production of polysilicon-coated granulate material are disclosed. The liners include an aperture and a cavity configured to receive a reactor component, such as a probe, a sensor, a nozzle, a feed line, a sampling line, a heating/cooling component, or the like.
Rec Silicon Inc

Apparatus and methods for hygiene testing a medical device

Provided among other things is a sampling system for determining an amount or type of contamination a narrow, elongated passageway in a medical device, said sampling system comprising: (a) a fluid supply system that supplies to said passageway a sampling liquid for flowing through said passageway and a gas for flowing through said passageway; and (b) a receiving container that receives liquid from said passageway, wherein said sampling liquid is sterile, wherein said sampling liquid is configured to allow recovery of viable pathogens from the passageway, and wherein said sampling liquid comprises an amount and selection of surfactant effective to enhance the dislodgement of enterococcus faecalis and pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria from the narrow passageways.. .
Novaflux, Inc.

Glucose measuring device and apparatus

A glucose measuring device and apparatus are provided. The device includes a substrate, a cover plate, an electrode assembly, and a reactive unit.
Apex Biotechnology Corp.

Surgical generator for ultrasonic and electrosurgical devices

A method for determining motional branch current in an ultrasonic transducer of an ultrasonic surgical device over multiple frequencies of a transducer drive signal. The method may comprise, at each of a plurality of frequencies of the transducer drive signal, oversampling a current and voltage of the transducer drive signal, receiving, by a processor, the current and voltage samples, and determining, by the processor, the motional branch current based on the current and voltage samples, a static capacitance of the ultrasonic transducer and the frequency of the transducer drive signal..
Longwood Gardens, Inc.

Applied Telemetrics Holdings, Inc.

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Intra prediction mode derivation for chrominance values

A video coding or decoding method in which luminance and chrominance samples are predicted from other respective reference samples according to a prediction direction associated with a current sample to be predicted, the chrominance samples having a lower horizontal and/or vertical sampling rate than the luminance samples so that the ratio of luminance horizontal resolution to chrominance horizontal resolution is different than the ratio of luminance vertical resolution to chrominance vertical resolution, so that a block of luminance samples has a different aspect ratio to a corresponding block of chrominance samples, the method including: detecting a first prediction direction defined in relation to a first grid of a first aspect ratio in respect of a set of current samples to be predicted; and applying a direction mapping to the prediction direction to generate a second prediction direction defined in relation to a second grid of a different aspect ratio.. .
Sony Corporation

Semiconductor apparatus, solid-state image sensing apparatus, and camera system

A semiconductor apparatus, a solid-state image sensing apparatus, and a camera system capable of reducing interference between signals transmitted through adjacent via holes, preventing an increase in the number of the via holes, reducing the area of a chip having sensors thereon and the number of mounting steps thereof. First and second chips are bonded together to form a laminated structure, a wiring between the first chip and the second chip being connected through via holes, the first chip transmitting signals obtained by time-discretizing analog signals generated by respective sensors to the second chip through the corresponding via holes, the second chip sampling the signals transmitted from the first chip through the via holes at a timing different from a timing at which the signals are sampled by the first chip and quantizing the sampled signals to obtain digital signals..
Sony Corporation

Pixel biasing apparatus with noise cancellation function, and cmos image sensor including the same

An image sensor device is provided to include: a pixel bias voltage sampling unit suitable for sampling a pixel bias voltage; a pixel power noise addition control unit suitable for controlling the magnitude of added pixel power noise; a pixel power noise addition unit suitable for adding pixel power noise to a node of the pixel bias voltage sampled by the pixel bias voltage sampling unit according to control of the pixel power noise addition control unit; and a biasing unit suitable for offsetting pixel power noise transmitted from the pixel by inverting the pixel power noise added by the pixel power noise addition unit.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

Method for measurement and 3d reconstruction of precipitation particles based on orthogonal dual-view imaging

This invention discloses a method for measurement and 3d reconstruction of precipitation particles based on orthogonal dual-view imaging. An orthogonal 3d sampling space are formed by a pair of line camera and continuum light source, two pairs of planar cameras and pulse light sources placed orthogonally.
National University Of Defense Technology

Precise statistics computation for communication networks

A method for accurately measuring one or more network performance statistics during one or more sampling periods comprises processing a received data packet to identify flow information and time of arrival; transmitting the data packet, along with metadata comprising the flow information and the time of arrival, to a sample processing module; replaying the reception of the data packet based on the relative speed of the transmission link and the databus and the time of arrival; incrementing a number of bytes received for the data packet for a first sampling period; starting a second sampling period at a predetermined time and incrementing a number of bytes received for the data packet for the second sampling period, if the replaying is not completed. The number of bytes received for the data packet for the first and second sampling periods are processed into first and second sampling period statistics, respectively..
Accedian Networks Inc.

Method and generating ofdm signals

A method in a transmitter circuit (200) of generating a signal comprising a first sequence of ofdm symbols, which are to be transmitted within a frequency sub band of a second sequence of ofdm symbols is disclosed. A first cp of the second sequence of ofdm symbols has a first duration, and a second cp of the second sequence of ofdm symbols has a second duration.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Analog multiplexer

An analog multiplexer may be used for sampling an input voltage that is capable of having a higher voltage level than an upper supply voltage. The analog multiplexer includes a plurality of input switch circuits and a shorting switch circuit.

Wireless power transmitter and controlling sampling in wireless power transmitter

A wireless power transmitter includes a sampling controller setting different retrieval sampling points of time for each section, among candidate sampling points of time, in each section of a carrier frequency signal; and a sampling unit configured to sample points of the carrier frequency signal at the different retrieval sampling points of time. The sampling controller compares values sampled by the sampling unit with each other, and determines a determined sampling point based on a comparison result..
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Charging system and charging terminal and power adapter

A charging system, a charge method, and a power adapter are provided. The charging system includes a battery, a first rectifying circuit, a switch circuit, a transformer, a second rectifying circuit, a sampling circuit, and a control circuit.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

Charging system and charging method, and power adapter

The present disclosure discloses a charging system, a charging method, and a power adapter. The charging system includes a battery, a first rectifier, a switch unit, a transformer, a second rectifier, a sampling unit, and a control unit.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

Low noise ingaas photodiode array

A photodiode pixel structure for imaging short wave infrared (swir) and visible light built in a planar structure and may be used for one dimensional and two dimensional photodiode arrays. The photodiode arrays may be hybridized to a read out integrated circuit (roic), for example, a silicon complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (cmos) circuit.
Princeton Infrared Technologies, Inc.

Sampling a composite signal relating to a plasma process

Methods and devices for sampling a composite signal relating to a plasma process are provided. The composite signal has at least one plasma signal of interest and superimposed by at least one interfering signal.
Trumpf Huettinger Gmbh + Co. Kg

Memory device and clock training method thereof

A training method for a memory device includes providing, at a memory controller, a clock signal to the memory device to synchronize a control signal at a reference time point of the clock signal. When the clock signal, such as a training clock signal, does not transition after the reference time point, a failure time point is found at which the memory device fails to sample the control signal at the reference time point, based on the clock signal and the control signal.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Memory system using non-linear filtering scheme and read method thereof

A method for controlling a nonvolatile memory device includes requesting a plurality of first sampling values from the nonvolatile memory device, each of the first sampling values representing the number of memory cells having a threshold voltage between a first sampling read voltage and a second sampling read voltage. The first sampling values are processed through a non-linear filtering operation to estimate the number of memory cells having the threshold voltage between the first sampling read voltage and the second sampling read voltage..
Samsung Electronics Co., Lto.

Methods and systems for fast resampling point cloud data

Systems and methods for determining a pattern in time series data representing an operation of a machine. A memory to store and provide a set of training data examples generated by a sensor of the machine, wherein each training data example represents an operation of the machine for a period of time ending with a failure of the machine.
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

Systems and methods for synthesising a terrain

A method and system for synthesising a terrain are provided. The method includes: providing access to multiple exemplar terrain templates and generating a working terrain image with target terrain dimensions and an associated working terrain height image.
University Of Cape Town

Sampling of scanning device

The present disclosure provides a sampling method and sampling apparatus of a scanning device. In at least one example, the sampling method comprises acquiring a ray attenuation variation at each of a plurality of scanning angles of the scanning device, determining a corrected sampling interval at each of the scanning angles of the scanning device by adjusting an initial sampling interval at each of the scanning angles of the scanning device according to the ray attenuation variation at each of scanning angles, and performing actual sampling according to the corrected sampling interval at each of the scanning angles of the scanning device..
Shenyang Neusoft Medical Systems Co., Ltd.

Method and system for robust and flexible extraction of image information using color filter arrays

Methods and systems for robust and flexible extraction of image information using color filter arrays. Methods are provided comprising receiving a sample set of data generated by transforming and sampling an optical property of an original color image in a spatial basis, wherein the transformation effected is substantially local in the spatial basis and has partially overlapping spectra.

Generating data to predict user affinity for a component to be included in a content item optimized for an online system user

An online system receives multiple candidate components for including in content items to be presented to online system users. Upon identifying an opportunity to present content to a subject user of the online system, the online system dynamically generates an optimal content item for presentation to the subject user that includes one or more candidate components.
Facebook, Inc.

Image patch matching using probabilistic sampling based on an oracle

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and methods for image patch matching. In particular, the systems and methods described herein sample image patches to identify those image patches that match a target image patch.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Record profiling for dataset sampling

A method for generating a smaller dataset from a larger dataset, each dataset holding a plurality of records, includes profiling the larger dataset to identify a plurality of patterns, each of which is descriptive of one or more records held in the larger dataset. A plurality of slots of the smaller dataset is filled with records held in the larger dataset.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

System, method, apparatus, and computer program product for calculating a sampled signal

A method, apparatus, and computer program product for calculating a sampled signal are disclosed. A method in accordance with the disclosure may include determining discrete samples of a continuous signal having a finite spectrum and using a function series expansion to calculate at least a portion of the continuous signal over the discrete samples.
General Harmonics International Inc.

Continuous adaptive data capture optimization for interface circuits

A data interface circuit wherein calibration adjustments for data bit capture are made without disturbing normal system operation, is described. A plurality of dll capture and delay circuits for sampling a trained optimal sampling point as well as leading and trailing sampling points are defined.
Uniquify, Inc.

Touch sensor controller

A touch sensor controller may include a transmitter configured to output a driving signal to sensor lines of a touch panel, a charge amplifier configured to generate and output a voltage signal by using a charge generated in the sensor lines, a sampling circuit including a first sampler and a second sampler for detecting the voltage signal, and a logic circuit configured to determine whether the transmitter is operating according to a magnitude of a noise signal included in the voltage signal, and, in response to an operation of the transmitter being interrupted, control one of the first sampler and the second sampler to sample the voltage signal according to a sign of the noise signal.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Precise voltage positioning using dc-dc converter

Techniques to control the start point of an output voltage of a power supply for a short period after receive a “stop switching” signal, which will switch a dc-dc switching regulator from a pulse width modulation (pwm) mode to a linear mode to precisely position the output voltage at a certain level. In this way, the power supply can remove any output ripple caused by the pwm mode and can minimize or remove the sampling error to a low-power system in every cycle.
Analog Devices, Inc.

Simulation of lithography using multiple-sampling of angular distribution of source radiation

A method including: determining a first simulated partial image formed, by a lithographic projection apparatus, from a first radiation portion propagating along a first group of one or more directions; determining a second simulated partial image formed, by the lithographic projection apparatus, from a second radiation portion propagating along a second group of one or more directions; and determining an image by incoherently adding the first partial image and the second partial image, wherein the first group of one or more directions and the second group of one or more directions are different.. .
Asml Netherlands B.v.

Multi-level temperature detection with offset-free input sampling

An electronic system may include a controller that measures a plurality of temperatures of the electronic system. Each of the plurality of temperatures may be indicated by one of a plurality of temperature voltages, each of which is generated across the same voltage-generation circuit.
Sandisk Technologies Llc

Proximity faucet power source detection

A fluid dispensing device and method for controlling the device are provided. The device includes a housing defining a fluid outlet.
Masco Canada Limited

Methods for optimizing exhaust gas system regeneration and cleaning

Methods for optimizing exhaust gas system regeneration and cleaning are provided. The exhaust gas system can include an exhaust gas stream supplied by an exhaust gas source to a particulate filter device through an exhaust gas conduit, and a gas sensor having a sampling end disposed within the exhaust gas conduit upstream from the particulate filter device.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Robotic sensing apparatus and methods of sensor planning

The present disclosure is directed to a computer-implemented method of sensor planning for acquiring samples via an apparatus including one or more sensors. The computer-implemented method includes defining, by one or more computing devices, an area of interest; identifying, by the one or more computing devices, one or more sensing parameters for the one or more sensors; determining, by the one or more computing devices, a sampling combination for acquiring a plurality of samples by the one or more sensors based at least in part on the one or more sensing parameters; and providing, by the one or more computing devices, one or more command control signals to the apparatus including the one or more sensors to acquire the plurality of samples of the area of interest using the one or more sensors based at least on the sampling combination..
General Electric Company

Microorganism sampling method, microorganism sampling device and sampling kit comprising such a sampling device

A sampling method using a sampling device (2) comprising a container (5) comprising a body (6) consisting of a soft pouch, and a lid (30), in which at least one among the container (5) and the lid (30) is provided with a discharging member (40) suitable for, in an open state, discharging at least one part of the gases contained in the internal space (7) of the body (6) of the container (5), wherein the sampling method comprises the steps consisting in:—collecting a biological material in the body (6) of the container (5), and assembling the lid (30) on the neck (10) of the container (5),—and placing an internal space (7) of the body (6) of the container (5) under anaerobic conditions by placing the discharging member (40) in the open state, by compressing the body (6) of the container (5) and by placing the discharging member (40) in a closed state.. .
Institut National De La Recherche Agronomique

Fluid diversion mechanism for bodily-fluid sampling

An apparatus includes a housing, a fluid reservoir, a flow control mechanism, and an actuator. The housing defines an inner volume and has an inlet port that can be fluidically coupled to a patient and an outlet port.
Magnolia Medical Technologies, Inc.

Blood pressure signal acquisition using a pressure sensor array

A system and method for blood pressure signal acquisition using a pressure sensor array. A solution is provided for a non-inflatable, non-invasive, continuous blood pressure waveform and blood pressure acquisition system.
Guardlyff S.a.

Adaptive sampling of smart meter data

In an approach for adaptive sampling of smart meter data, a computer retrieves one or more balancing constraints associated with one or more smart meter sensors. The computer retrieves meter sensor data from the one or more smart meter sensors according to the one or more balancing constraints.
International Business Machines Corporation

Illumination compensation device and illumination compensation method

By either subsampling neighbor pixels and deriving an illumination variation parameter, or deriving one normalization shift value of two normalization shift values for normalizing parameters which are used when deriving the illumination variation parameter, with a dependency on the other normalization shift value, an amount of calculation for illumination compensation is reduced.. .
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Analog-to-digital converter and image sensor having the same

An analog-to-digital converter configured to convert an analog signal into a digital signal includes a first converter configured to receive an input signal of an analog type, compare the input signal with a plurality of reference signals, select one of the plurality of reference signals based on the comparison, and output an upper bit that is a portion of the digital signal based on the selected reference signal, a second converter configured to perform an oversampling operation n times based on a residue signal indicating a difference between an upper analog signal corresponding to the upper bit value and the input signal and output an intermediate bit value of the digital signal corresponding to the first to n-th oversampling signals generated respectively during the oversampling operations performed n times, and a third converter configured to output a lower bit value of the digital signal corresponding to the n-th oversampling signal.. .
Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation, Yonsei University

Inductor and converter having the same

The present disclosure discloses an inductor and a converter having the same. The inductor includes a magnetic core and a winding, the winding is provided within a window of the magnetic core, the winding includes a main body part and a sampling part, the main body part and the sampling part are connected in series, and a length ratio of the sampling part to the main body part is less than 2; wherein the main body part is formed of a low resistivity conductive material, the sampling part is formed of a low temperature coefficient conductive material, and a current flowing through the inductor is sampled across two ends of the sampling part.
Delta Electronics (shanghai) Co., Ltd

Acousto-optic audio signal cable

The invention discloses an acousto-optic audio signal cable which includes an audio wire cluster, at least one led marquee light wire or at least one illuminating line parallel or spiral twining around outside or external wall of the audio wire cluster and an acousto-optic controller. The audio wire cluster and the led marquee light wires form a cluster which is coated by a transparent insulating layer.

Ray casting visualization multi-user interaction processing method based on hadoop and cuda

The present invention relates to the technical field of visualization in scientific computing, and specifically discloses a ray casting visualization multi-user interaction processing method based on hadoop and cuda. On one hand, the method of the present invention employs the parallel processing capability of hadoop, mapreduce, and nvidia cuda for accelerated rendering, and, on the other hand, the present invention designs a method to avoid duplicate computation for a multi-user interaction environment, thereby reducing the time consumption of duplicate computation.
Shandong University Of Science And Technology

Defect review sampling and normalization based on defect and design attributes

A decision tree and normalized reclassification are used to classify defects. Defect review sampling and normalization can be used for accurate pareto ranking and defect source analysis.
Kla-tencor Corporation

Lower-dimensional subspace approximation of a dataset

A lower-dimensional representation (e.g., approximation) of a dataset is determined. The lower-dimensional representation can be used, for example, to perform semantic document analysis.
International Business Machines Corporation

Data storage apparatus and operation method thereof

An operation method of a data storage apparatus includes performing a first read operation using an optimal read voltage on read-failed memory cells, performing ecc decoding operation on read data, performing a second read operation using an oversampling read voltage on the read-failed memory cells when the ecc decoding operation fails, determining whether potential error memory cells which are turned on through the optimal read voltage and are turned off through the oversampling read voltage are present in the read data, determining whether neighboring memory cells which share a bit line with the potential error memory cells and are coupled to neighboring word lines are in erased state when the potential error memory cells are present, and inverting bit values corresponding to the potential error memory cells in the read data from the read-failed memory cells through the first read operation when neighboring memory cells are in erased state.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

Interface circuits configured to interface with multi-rank memory

An interface circuit may include a first fifo circuit and a second fifo circuit. The first fifo circuit may generate first output data based on a first sampling signal and a second sampling signal.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Capacitive touch device, and controlling and processing circuit thereof

There is provided a capacitive touch device including a controlling and processing circuit and a touch panel. The touch panel has a plurality of detection cells arranged in matrix.
Pixart Imaging Inc.

Method and processing image

A method of processing an image includes tracking a gaze point of a user on a screen of a display device; determining sampling patterns for primitives forming a frame, respectively, based on a distances between the gaze point and the primitives; and rendering the primitives according to the sampling patterns determined for the primitives, respectively.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Mobile robot that emulates pedestrian walking behaviors

Methods and systems for navigating a mobile robot through a crowded pedestrian environment based on a trained navigation model are described herein. The trained navigation model receives measurement data identifying nearby pedestrians and the velocity of each nearby pedestrian relative to the mobile robot, and the current position and desired endpoint position of the mobile robot in the crowded pedestrian environment.
East Japan Railway Company

System and simulating an operation of a gas turbine engine

A system for simulating an operation of a gas turbine engine is disclosed, having a computing system and a fadec in electronic communication therewith, the computer system simulating an engine state. In each delta time, being the fadec sampling rate (1) the fadec: senses the simulated engine state from the computing system; determines a difference between the sensed state and a predetermined engine state; and outputs engine control commands intended for achieving the predetermined state; and (2) the computing system: receives the fadec output; utilizes the output in an m×m jacobian block, having m active balances; and performs a reduced balance simulation, wherein: fewer than m columns of the block are analyzed, the analysis of each column defining a rolling jacobian pass; output from the rolling jacobian passes is integrated into the block, to define an updated simulated engine state; and the updated state is communicated to the fadec..
United Technologies Corporation

Method for phase retrieval to reduce a sampling requirement when imaging a dynamic process

A method for retrieving phase information in a coherent diffraction imaging process includes acquiring a plurality of 3d data sets, each 3d data set corresponding to one of a plurality of time states, and reconstructing a 3d image of the object at a given time state using the 3d data set from all of the time states. Each 3d data set is acquired by: illuminating an object positioned in a first position with a coherent beam; measuring a first 2d diffraction pattern using an area detector; rotating the object around a tilt axis thereof to a second position that is different from the first position; re-illuminating the object positioned in the second position with the coherent beam; re-measuring a second 2d diffraction pattern using the area detector; and repeating the rotating, re-illuminating and re-measuring steps such that each 3d data set includes a predetermined number of diffraction patterns..
Uchicago Argonne, Llc

Topology guided ocular lens design

A method and system for generating a three-dimensional model of a contact lens with a front and a back surface, in which the entire back surface consists of an array of independent data points shaped to conform to three-dimensional data provided by an ocular topographer. The sampling density is sufficiently high to characterize anomalies or injuries anywhere in the eye to optimize comfort and fit.
Eyedeal Scanning, Llc

Apparatus and calibrating and validating micro rain radar

Disclosed is an apparatus for calibrating and validating an mrr, the apparatus including a correlation calculation unit configured to determine a correlation between a precipitation strength value and a precipitation measurement value, a regression equation calculation unit configured to calculate a regression equation for the precipitation strength value and to calculate a result value of the regression equation, an optimum accumulation time determination unit configured to determine an optimum accumulation time based on the correlation and the result value, a rain cloud vertical sampling unit configured to sample a rain cloud example, a vertical reflectance comparison unit configured to compare a calibrated mrr at a shortest range distance with a vertical reflectance according to a wind system, and a radar constant correction unit configured to correct a constant of an mrr based on the optimum value or the sampling and a result value of the comparison.. .
Korea Meteorological Administration

System and adaptive simultaneous transmit and receive leakage cancellation

Method and apparatus for leakage signal cancellation in a simultaneous transmit and receive rf system includes: generating a digital transmit signal for transmission from the system; receiving a receive signal produced by reflection of the transmit signal from an object or generated by a second rf system; adaptively filtering the transmit signal by an adaptive finite input response (fir) filter; calculating filter coefficients for the adaptive fir filter in real-time at a different sampling rate; adaptively inputting the calculated filter coefficients to the adaptive fir filter to generate a cancellation signal in real-time; and applying the cancellation signal to the receive signal to cancel leakage in the receive signal to generate an optimum receive signal.. .
Raytheon Company

Magnetic resonance fingerprinting with reduced sensitivity to inhomogeneities in the main magnetic field

The invention provides for a magnetic resonance system (100) comprising a magnet (104) for generating a main magnetic field within the measurement zone and a magnetic field gradient system (110, 112) for generating a gradient magnetic field within the measurement zone in at least one direction by supplying current to a set of magnetic gradient coils (112) for each of the at least one direction. Instructions cause a a processor (130) controlling the magnetic resonance system, wherein execution of the machine executable instructions causes the processor to acquire (200) the magnetic resonance data by controlling the magnetic resonance system with pulse sequence commands.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Self-anchored piling sediment sampler

A self-anchored piling sediment sampler belongs to the technical fields of environmental monitoring, environmental government and sediment sample collection. The sampler is mainly composed of a sampling tube mechanism, an anchor rack mechanism and a cable.
Dalian University Of Technology

System and controlled pumping in a downhole sampling tool

A downhole tool designed to be disposed in a borehole of a subterranean formation is provided. The downhole tool includes a probe used to interface with the subterranean formation in order to sample fluid from or to inject fluid into the subterranean formation.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation

Electric vehicle and voltage acquisition circuit thereof

The present invention provides a voltage acquisition circuit. The voltage acquisition circuit includes a voltage division and sampling module, a voltage to frequency conversion module, and an isolation module.
Optimum Battery Co., Ltd.

Methods and distributed gaming over a mobile device

A system and method are provided for updating game participants. In some embodiments, the participants receive game control information via a one-way broadcast.
Winview, Inc.

Surgical device

The present invention relates to a surgical device. The surgical device may include: a needle device; an aspiration device, which is attached to or detached from the needle device, for tissue sampling; an injection device, which is attached to or detached from the needle device, for drug injection; and an electrode device, which is attached to or detached from the needle device, for thermal treatment.
Starmed Co., Ltd.

Biopsy device

A biopsy device is configured wherein a first retraction of a charge handle moves a cannula slide and a sampling slide in unison to charge a sampling spring, to latch the sampling slide to retain the sampling spring in a charged state, and to charge a vacuum system. A second retraction of the charge handle occurs, and a return of the charge handle to the home position moves the cannula slide in a distal direction away from the sampling slide to charge the cannula retract spring and to latch the cannula slide to retain the cannula retract spring in a charged state.
C. R. Bard, Inc.

System and imaging macrophage activity using delta relaxation enhanced magnetic resonance imaging

A magnetic resonance imaging (mri) system is provided for imaging immune response of soft tissue to therapy by, prior to therapy, administering a contrast agent to the soft tissue; imaging a region of interest using delta relaxation enhanced magnetic resonance (dremr) to define a functional section; selectively sampling local cells in the functional section; conducting immuno-assay analysis on the sampled local cells; and following therapy, further imaging said region of interest using dremr to assess immune response of said cells to therapy.. .

Method for sampling cerebral insular cortex activity

Disclosed herein is a technique for observing the insular cortex activity by using electroencephalograms. A method for sampling cerebral insular cortex activity includes: recording electroencephalograms (eegs) provided by a plurality of eeg electrodes; creating a three-dimensional model in the form of a mesh in which a subject's brain is decomposed into a plurality of sites according to the subject's brain structure and positioning the plurality of eeg electrodes by reference to an image representing the subject's brain and head structure; creating a forward model by modeling a correlation between the activities of the respective brain sites of the three-dimensional model and an electroencephalogram distribution of the positioned eeg electrodes; and associating, by reference to information about a region of interest measured by functional magnetic resonance imaging (fmri) and the forward model, data about the electroencephalograms recorded with the cerebral activity of the region of interest..
Hiroshima University

Diagnostic apparatus

A diagnostic patch apparatus has a sampling module that includes sampling means for sampling fluid from a patient's skin when the sampling module is placed against the patient's skin, and a sample chamber coupled in fluid communication with the sampling means. The apparatus also has an analysis module that includes a fluid conduit coupled in fluid communication with the sample chamber of the sampling module and a plurality of sensors coupled in fluid communication with the fluid conduit.
International Business Machines Corporation

Apparatus and time synchronization in wireless communication system

An apparatus and a method for time synchronization are provided. The method may include estimating a sampling time offset caused by a sampling frequency of an input signal received through a wireless channel; estimating a channel time offset caused by the wireless channel; and compensating a time offset in a time offset compensation unit for time synchronization with a transmitter of an input signal based on a sampling time offset and a channel time offset..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Discovery and networking of proximate wireless devices by acoustic messaging

Apparatus and method are provided for discovery and networking of proximate devices using acoustic messaging. In one novel aspect, a peer discovery protocol is used to discover proximate devices using voting messages encoded in ultrasonic waveform.
Dewmobile Inc.

Fixed pattern noise reduction in image sensors

Systems and methods for fixed pattern noise reduction in image sensors is disclosed herein. An example method may include simultaneously providing a pixel reference voltage of a pixel to a reference sampling capacitor and a signal sampling capacitor, decoupling the reference sampling capacitor from the pixel, providing a signal voltage to the signal sampling capacitor, and decoupling the signal sampling capacitor from the pixel..
Omnivision Technologies, Inc.

Method and system for synchronizing and interleaving separate sampler groups

Serial data transfer uses ever increasing transmission rates. The data transfer rate of a clock-and-data recovery (cdr) deserializer can be increased by using multiple independent sampler blocks that process serial input data in parallel.
Analog Devices, Inc.

Channel diagnostics based on equalizer coefficients

A receiver applies a calibration method to compensate for skew between input channels. The receiver skew is estimated by observing the coefficients of an adaptive equalizer which adjusts the coefficients based on time-varying properties of the multi-channel input signal.
Inphi Corporation

Location aware software defined radio optimization architecture

A method and apparatus for dynamically modifying filter characteristics of a delta-sigma modulator. The system is used for wide bandwidth radio system designed to adapt to various global radio standards and, more particularly, to a cellular radio architecture that employs a combination of a single circulator, programmable band-pass sampling radio frequency (rf) front-end and optimized digital baseband that is capable of supporting all current cellular wireless access protocol frequency bands..
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Semiconductor device

A semiconductor device is provided that includes an amplification circuit, a downstream circuit, and a clipping circuit. The amplification circuit includes a sampling capacitor, a feedback capacitor, and an operational amplifier circuit.
Olympus Corporation

Systems and methods for ambient surface cleaning and sampling with mass spectrometric analysis

The invention generally relates to systems and methods for continuous or batch wise sampling of a surface for analysis of trace chemical constituents that may be present on the surface by mass spectrometry. Integration of time and place of the sampling and analysis processes allows real-time on-the-spot response to the analytical data and can take into account that material is not necessarily uniformly distributed on a surface.
Purdue Research Foundation

High voltage bootstrap sampling circuit

A bootstrapped sampling switch may be used at lower supply voltages due to its high linearity, wherein the sampled voltage may be substantially higher than the supply voltage. A 2.7 volt or lower dc supply may be used with this sampling switch to sample a much higher voltage.
Microchip Technology Incorporated

System and upsampling of sparse point cloud for 3d registration

A method for three-dimensional point cloud registration includes generating a first upsampled three-dimensional point cloud by identifying at least one missing point in the three-dimensional point cloud, determining an intensity of neighboring pixels filling the at least one missing point in the three-dimensional point cloud with a filler point using depth information from depth values in the three-dimensional point cloud that correspond with the neighboring pixels, generating a second upsampled three-dimensional point cloud by determining at least one local area of the first upsampled three-dimensional point cloud, determining entropies of pixels in the two-dimensional image that correspond with the at least one local area, adding at least one point to the at least one local area based on the entropies of pixels in the two-dimensional image and a scaled entropy threshold, and registering the second upsampled three-dimensional point cloud with a predetermined three-dimensional model.. .
The Boeing Company

Performing entropy-based dataflow analysis

Providing dataflow analysis by selecting a plurality of sampling points from a program under examination. A set of respective values is recorded from a corresponding set of memory registers at each of the plurality of sampling points.
International Business Machines Corporation

Managing a collection of data

A measurement sampling facility takes snapshots of the central processing unit (cpu) on which it is executing at specified sampling intervals to collect data relating to tasks executing on the cpu. The collected data is stored in a buffer, and at selected times, an interrupt is provided to remove data from the buffer to enable reuse thereof.
International Business Machines Corporation

Vehicle positioning method and system

A vehicle positioning method and system are provided. The vehicle positioning method comprises: receiving a first sampling signal from a mobile communication device and a second sampling signal from a vehicle; selecting a target sampling signal from the first and second sampling signals; and determining a position of the vehicle based on the target sampling signal.
Beijing Mobike Technology Co., Ltd.

Device and monitoring material properties of plastics

The invention relates to a device and a method for inline quality checking for plastics during the production process, comprising at least two different measuring devices, wherein the device has a unit for sampling plastic melt from the production extruder, a unit for moulding a flat film from this plastic melt, and units for transporting the flat film to the measuring devices and for finishing the flat film.. .
Dr. Collin Gmbh

Open port sampling interface

A system for sampling a sample material includes a probe which can have an outer probe housing with an open end. A liquid supply conduit within the housing has an outlet positioned to deliver liquid to the open end of the housing.
Ut-battelle, Llc

Automatic cleaning validation swabbing devices, methods, and systems

In some variations, this invention provides an electro-mechanical device for automated cleaning validation of a selected surface. The device moves a wetted swab over a cleaned surface to recover any remaining soil left over from the cleaning process.
Encova Consulting, Inc.

System of power-saving in mems sensor applications

A system comprises a plurality of sensors, a sensor processor, and a sampling rate engine. The sensor processor is coupled to an output of each sensor of the plurality of sensors.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Systems and methods for controlling an infusion pump

Systems and methods for determining the position of a fluid within a fluid source and infusion line coupled to an infusion flow control device are described herein. An exemplary system and method includes sampling fluid pressure upstream of an infusion pump, and calculating fluid pressure slope profiles.
Carefusion 303, Inc.

Orientation invariant gait matching

Aspects of gait matching are described herein. In one embodiment, a method of gait matching includes identifying a gait cycle timing in a data sequence captured by an inertial sensor, splitting the data sequence into a gait cycle segment, resampling the gait cycle segment, and estimating a rotation matrix for the resampled gait cycle segment.
University Of South Florida

Systems and methods to enable combined periodic and triggered location of a mobile device

Methods and techniques are described for initiating a periodic and triggered location in a target ue. After lcs client requests initiation of periodic and triggered location reporting from the ue, two intermediate responses are returned by a network.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Motion estimation using hybrid video imaging system

Techniques are provided for motion estimation using hybrid video imaging based on frame-based capture and event-based capture. A methodology implementing the techniques according to an embodiment includes receiving a sequence of pixel events, generated asynchronously by an event-based video camera, and receiving a sequence of image frames generated by a frame-based video camera at a frame sampling period.
Intel Corporation

Adaptive chroma subsampling based on display brightness

An apparatus is described herein. The apparatus includes comprising a brightness capture mechanism and a controller.

Systems and methods for controlling aliasing in images captured by an array camera for use in super resolution processing using pixel apertures

Imager arrays, array camera modules, and array cameras in accordance with embodiments of the invention utilize pixel apertures to control the amount of aliasing present in captured images of a scene. One embodiment includes a plurality of focal planes, control circuitry configured to control the capture of image information by the pixels within the focal planes, and sampling circuitry configured to convert pixel outputs into digital pixel data.
Fotonation Cayman Limited

Camera device and auto-focusing varying focal length according to time variation

An auto-focusing method capable of varying focal length of a lens of an camera device according to time variation is applied to the camera device with the lens. The auto-focusing method includes dividing a capturing period of the camera device into a plurality of time intervals, generating a plurality of sampling values within each time interval by several focusing process, utilizing the plurality of sampling values to calculate an estimation value relative to the each time interval, and driving the camera device to adjust the focal length of the lens of an camera device in accordance with capturing time of the camera device and the estimation values of the plurality of time intervals..
Vivotek Inc.

Video-tree system for interactive media reproduction, simulation, and playback

The system and method for application re-creation centers on the need for the rapid recreation of applications and playable media for uses in testing, simulation, sampling, marketing, and feature optimization. Using a video-tree system, this disclosure allows for application reproduction, simulation and playback by first and third parties with a high degree of accuracy.
App Onboard, Inc.

Backend resource costs for online service offerings

Representative embodiments disclose mechanisms to calculate resource costs (e.g., processing, memory, storage and/or monetary costs) to provide an online service. The service is offered by a service provider that provides a plurality of different online services.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Digital voltage sampling

According to some examples, systems and methods are provided for voltage sampling using one or more analog-to-digital converters (adcs) to sense divided portions of a sampled voltage (e.g., of an output signal), using the one or more analog-to-digital converters to provide a plurality of digital values representative of those divided portions, and combining the plurality of digital values to produce a total digital value representative of the sampled voltage. Such systems and methods can achieve a high resolution for the total digital value while permitting use of adcs that have a resolution lower than would otherwise be required to achieve the high resolution..
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Analog-to-digital converter non-linearity correction using coefficient transformation

Circuitry for correcting non-linearity of an analog-to-digital converter. A non-linearity correction system for an analog-to-digital converter (adc) includes coefficient storage, coefficient transformation circuitry, and correction circuitry.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Method and system of adaptive charging

An adaptive charging system comprises at least one solar panel and a voltage regulator. The solar panel comprises a protective layer, a first eva layer, a plurality of solar cells, a plurality of connectors, a second eva layer and a first supporting layer.
Rng International Inc.

Method and system of adaptive charging

An adaptive charging system comprises at least one solar panel and a voltage regulator. The solar panel comprises a protective layer, a first eva layer, a plurality of solar cells, a plurality of connectors, a second eva layer and a first supporting layer.
Rng International Inc.

Memory device compensating for variation in trip voltage and read method thereof

Methods of operating a memory device include at least partially charging a sensing node within a page buffer of the memory device to a first precharge voltage, by sampling a trip voltage of a sensing latch within the page buffer. Thereafter, a voltage of the sensing node is boosted from the first precharge voltage to a higher second precharge voltage.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Image display device and electronic appliance

An image display device includes: a pixel array part formed of first to fourth scanning lines arranged in rows, signal lines arranged in columns, pixel circuits in a matrix connected to the scanning lines and signal lines, and a plurality of power source lines which supplies first to third potentials necessary for the operations of pixel circuit; a signal part which supplies a video signal to the signal lines; and a scanner part which supplies a control signal to the first to fourth scanning lines, and in turn scans the pixel circuit for every row, wherein the pixel circuits include a sampling transistor, a drive transistor, first to third switching transistors, a pixel capacitance, and a light emitting device, and a channel length of the drive transistor is made longer than a channel length of the switching transistors to suppress fluctuations in threshold voltage.. .
Sony Corporation

Content aware sampling during patch synthesis

Embodiments of the present invention provide systems, methods, and computer storage media directed at image synthesis utilizing sampling of patch correspondence information between iterations at different scales. A patch synthesis technique can be performed to synthesize a target region at a first image scale based on portions of a source region that are identified by the patch synthesis technique.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Rare event forecasting system and method

A system and method for predicting or forecasting rare events, such as instances of violent crime within a spatial region, in combination with other correlative variables, such as weather data. One or more machine learning algorithms is employed in order to predict rare events in conjunction with geospatial information and one or more correlative variables.
Civicscape, Llc

Efficient load-balancing tree-based applications

In a system having multiple parallel processors, a process to enhance performance of tree based applications by balancing the processing load amongst all available parallel processors when processing the tree structure. Tree nodes and leaves are uniformly sampled at random to estimate the corresponding work (such as node counts and leave work).
Egypt Japan University Of Science And Technology

Prediction of the risk of developing a disseminated infection for patients admitted to an intensive care unit

A method for predicting the risk of developing a disseminated infection in a patient admitted to intensive care having no clinical symptoms of such infection includes: determining a first dose of gelsolin g1 in a biological sample from said patient originating from a first sample taken at time t1, carried out between the day of intensive care admission and 48 hours afterward; determining a second dose of gelsolin g2 in a biological sample from said patient originating from a second sample taken at time t2, carried out two to three days after the first sampling; calculating the variation between the dose of gelsolin g2 and the dose of gelsolin g1, giving a Δ value; and comparing the Δ value to a threshold value s determined beforehand from two patient populations admitted to intensive care, one not having developed a disseminated infection and the other having developed such an infection.. .
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire De Nantes

Apparatus and detecting pollution location and computer readable recording medium

Provided are an apparatus and a method for detecting a pollution location by including a plurality of sampling ports provided so that air is sucked from several points in a space to be measured and measuring pollution levels of air sucked from the respective sampling ports or some sampling ports that are grouped in the case in which an average pollution level of the air sucked from the plurality of sampling ports is out of a predetermined range. In the apparatus and a method for detecting a pollution location, a pollution level in a wide space may be effectively monitored..
Withtech Inc.

Passive device for vapor intrusion sampling

Disclosed herein is a passive vapor intrusion measurement device including a barrier layer having first and second major sides; an absorbent stack disposed on a first portion of the surface of the barrier layer first major side, the absorbent stack including a first absorbent layer, an optional second absorbent layer; and spacer layer(s) disposed between the first and second (if present) absorbent layer and the barrier layer; and an adhesive disposed on a second portion of the surface of the barrier layer first major side and transversely surrounding the absorbent stack. The device is applied to a substrate in need of vapor intrusion sampling.
Ch2m Hill, Inc.

Spectroscopy with tailored spectral sampling

A spectrometer for tailored spectral sampling includes a dispersive element for spatially dispersing a spectrum of a light beam, a detector including a plurality of pixels distributed along a sampling direction, and a spectrum reshaping element including at least one of a reflective surface or a transmissive surface for reshaping the spatially-dispersed spectrum of the light beam from the dispersive element along the sampling direction to provide a selected distribution of the spectrum to the detector. The detector may spatially sample the spectrum of incident light with the plurality of pixels at selected spectral intervals based on the selected distribution of the spectrum..
Kla-tencor Corporation

High solids content water sampling system

A device to extract a near continuous stream of sample water from a high solids content source for the purpose of delivery to a liquid analyzer or sensor for test or measurement. The device includes a source of compressed air and a source of chemical cleaning agent that are used in a coordinated effort to purge and clean the sampling system to ensure the water stream is maintained over long periods of time without significant human intervention.
2134761 Ontario Ltd.

Bone marrow access apparatus

A bone marrow access apparatus includes a bone penetrating member having an internal channel having an opening at a proximal end and an opening at a distal end, and a valve cap engaged with the bone penetrating member. The valve cap defines an interior cavity in which part of the bone penetrating member is situated to thereby secure the valve cap to the bone penetrating member.
Aperture Medical Technology Llc

Fluid diversion mechanism for bodily-fluid sampling

An apparatus includes a housing, a flow control mechanism, and an actuator. At least a portion of the flow control mechanism is movably disposed within the housing.
Magnolia Medical Technologies, Inc.

System for in-home self-assessment of risk for abnormal airflow during sleep

A self-assessment system for assessing risk for experiencing abnormal airflow during sleep. A preferred embodiment of the system includes a cannula for sampling nasal airflow of a user.
Sleepbit, Llc

Power estimation system and method

A communication device can be configured to estimate a reference-signal-received-power (rsrp). The communication device can include a transceiver and a controller.
Intel Ip Corporation

Networked sensor array

An electronic device is disclosed. In some examples, the electronic device comprises a first sensor configured to measure a first type of sensor data at a first sampling rate.
Apple Inc.

Methods of and systems for content search based on environment sampling

The present disclosure provides user interface methods of and systems for displaying at least one available action overlaid on an image, comprising displaying an image; selecting at least one action and assigning a ranking weight thereto based on at least one of (1) image content, (2) current device location, (3) location at which the image was taken, (4) date of capturing the image; (5) time of capturing the image; and (6) a user preference signature representing prior actions chosen by a user and content preferences learned about the user; and ranking the at least one action based on its assigned ranking weight.. .
Veveo, Inc.

Dynamically updating quality to higher chroma sampling rate

Innovations in encoding of video pictures in a high-resolution chroma sampling format (such as yuv 4:4:4) using a video encoder operating on coded pictures in a low-resolution chroma sampling format (such as yuv 4:2:0) are presented. For example, according to a set of decision rules, high chroma resolution details are selectively encoded on a region-by-region basis such that increases in bit rate (due to encoding of sample values for the high chroma resolution details) happen when and where corresponding increases in chroma resolution are likely to improve quality in noticeable ways.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Configuration parameters for virtual machines

A computer implemented method to generate a classification scheme for configuration parameters of virtual machines (vms) in a virtualized computing environment including: training a machine learning algorithm as a classifier based on a plurality of training data items, each training data item corresponding to a training vm and including a representation of parameters for a configuration of the training vm and a representation of characteristics of security attacks for the training vm; and generating a data structure for storing one or more relationships between vm configuration parameters and attack characteristics, wherein the data structure is generated by sampling the trained machine learning algorithm to identify the relationships.. .
British Telecommunications Public Limited Company

Multiple-speed message channel of messaging system

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for storing messages of a channel of a plurality of channels in one or more buffers, determining, a respective sampling rate for one or more connections based at least in part on a determined latency of each connection, receiving a request for messages of the channel from a subscriber through a connection of the one or more connections, selecting messages from the one or more buffers according to the sampling rate, and sending the selected messages to the subscriber using the connection.. .
Satori Worldwide, Llc

Method for performing sensor clock estimation of one or more sensors in electronic device, and associated apparatus

A method for performing sensor clock estimation of one or more sensors in an electronic device and an associated apparatus are provided. The method may include: receiving sensor data from a sensor within the one or more sensors when polling the sensor; obtaining a data quantity, wherein the data quantity indicates a number of samples within the sensor data received from the sensor; estimating a polling time latency and a sensor clock error at least according to the data quantity with aid of at least one estimation model; and based on the polling time latency and the sensor clock error, generating a plurality of timestamps of the sensor data received from the sensor, for performing an action according to the sensor data from the sensor, wherein the timestamps indicate sampling time of at least one portion of the samples, respectively..
Mediatek Inc.

Sequence generation for spread spectrum from rf sampling

A method for generating spread spectrum spreading sequences in communicating devices. A first device receives a first sequence of one or more radio frequency (rf) signals from a second device, sends a second sequence of one or more rf signals to the second device, samples the first sequence of one or more rf signals, generates sampling results, and generates a spreading sequence based on the sampling results.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Radio frequency flash adc circuits

A system and method for sampling an rf signal are described. The system comprises a plurality of capacitors, a plurality of resistors, and a sampling circuit.
Maxlinear Asia Singapore Pte Ltd

Dac capacitor array, sar analog-to-digital converter and reducing power consumption thereof

The present disclosure relates to a method for reducing power consumption, including: connecting one terminal of each capacitor in a first and a second capacitor array of an sar adc to a first reference voltage via a corresponding primary switch, connecting the other terminal of the capacitors to a positive-terminal analog input signal and a negative-terminal analog input signal respectively via a corresponding multiplexer to complete sampling; determining a value of a most-significant bit by comparing an output voltage of the first capacitor array with an output voltage of the second capacitor array, maintaining or adjusting a reference voltage connected to the other terminal of each capacitor according to the value of the most-significant bit, and determining values of a second-most-significant bit and a least-significant bit by comparing the output voltage of the first capacitor array with the output voltage of the second capacitor array.. .
Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co. , Ltd.

Zero-offset sampling for clock duty cycle correction

Duty cycle sampling circuitry is disclosed that may generate offsets that cancel each other out, thereby improving the accuracy of duty cycle sampling of input clock signals based on sampling clock signals. The input clock input signals may be swapped, or the sampling clock signals may be swapped, or both may be swapped, at various times.
Altera Corporation

Current sampling and processing device and an inverter

The present invention provides current sampling and processing device and method for an inverter, wherein said method comprises: setting initialization parameters during initial start-up of the current sampling and processing process and subsequently enabling a pulse width modulation counter; triggering and implementing a current sampling operation when the value of the pulse width modulation counter equals to the value of the second comparison and matching parameter; calculating a value of a new first comparison and matching parameter based on the sampled current value and then actually updating the value of the first comparison and matching parameter into the calculated value of the new first comparison and matching parameter in the immediately following overflow or underflow time; outputting a voltage corresponding to the updated value of the first comparison and matching parameter to control on and off of a circuit device when the updated value of the first comparison and matching parameter equals to the value of the pulse width modulation counter. The device and method disclosed in the present invention have a short delay time..
Nio Nextev Limited

Charging system and charging terminal and power adapter

A charging system for a terminal, a charge method, and a power adapter are provided. The charging system includes a power adapter and a terminal.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

Classification of teaching based upon sound amplitude

A system is provided to determine teaching technique based upon sound amplitude comprising: processor; and a memory device holding an instruction set executable on the processor to cause the computer system to perform operations comprising: sampling amplitude of sound at a sampling rate; assigning a respective sound amplitude and a respective amplitude variation to the respective sound sample; and classifying the sound samples based upon the assigned sound amplitude and sound sample variation.. .

Rendering digital virtual environments utilizing full path space learning

The present disclosure includes methods and systems for rendering digital images of a virtual environment utilizing full path space learning. In particular, one or more embodiments of the disclosed systems and methods estimate a global light transport function based on sampled paths within a virtual environment.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Techniques for image co-registration

Techniques for improving image co-registration. One aspect relates to improving mutual information techniques by making the histogram bin widths used therein depend on the amount of signal noise.
Digitalglobe, Inc.

Fast and edge-preserving upsampling of images

Disclosed herein are methods and systems for fast and edge preserving upsampling of a small data image based on one or more guide images. During the upsampling process, selected data from the one or more guide images are combined with data from the data image to generate an upsampled pixel in an upsampled image.
Apple Inc.

Method and system for landmark detection in medical images using deep neural networks

A method and system for anatomical landmark detection in medical images using deep neural networks is disclosed. For each of a plurality of image patches centered at a respective one of a plurality of voxels in the medical image, a subset of voxels within the image patch is input to a trained deep neural network based on a predetermined sampling pattern.
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Method, system and selecting a video frame

A method of selecting at least one video frame of a video sequence comprising a plurality of video frames. The method determines a time for analysis based on length of the video sequence and processing capability of a running device.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Systems and methods for differentiating function performance by input parameters

Systems and method are disclosed for monitoring processor performance. Embodiments described relate to differentiating function performance by input parameters.
Intel Corporation

Proximity sensor

A proximity sensor for detecting proximity of an object, by sensing reflected light coming from an object on which a light emission pulse is reflected, the proximity sensor includes: a converter circuit configured to convert a current output from a photodetector sensing the reflected light into a voltage, and to output the voltage, magnitude of the current depending on a degree of the proximity of the object; a differential converter circuit configured to convert the voltage output by the converter circuit into a differential voltage, and to output the differential voltage; and a correlated double sampling circuit having a differential configuration, and configured to subtract a value of the differential voltage output by the differential converter circuit, sampled at falling of the light emission pulse, from a value of the differential voltage sampled at rising of the light emission pulse.. .
Mitsumi Electric Co., Ltd.

Integrated radiation hardened radio frequency digitizer and signal processing electronics

Aspects of the present disclosure involve a system and method for sampling received signals for performing time of flight estimation using lidar signal processing. In one aspect, a radio frequency analog-to-digital converter is used for real time waveform digitalization.
U.s.a. As Represented By The Administrator Of The National Aeronautics And Space Administration

Autosampler

An autosampler is provided with a needle that has a capacity to retain a sample therein and has both ends each formed in a pointed shape, a first adapter that has an opening and causes the needle and a syringe pump to be in communication with each other through the insertion of the upper end part of the needle into the opening, and a second adapter that connects the needle and a mobile-phase liquid-delivery flow path using a structure similar to that of the first adapter. The autosampler is configured such that the first adapter and the second adapter are attached to and removed from the upper end part of the needle so as to create flow paths including the needle as necessary and carry out a sampling operation and injecting operation..
Shimadzu Corporation

Gas detection device

The instant disclosure provides a gas detection device including a chamber module, a light emitting module and an optical sensing module. The chamber module comprises a light condensing chamber, a receiving chamber and a sampling chamber connected between the light condensing chamber and the receiving chamber.
Radiant Innovation Inc.

Gas detection device

The instant disclosure illustrates a gas detection device including a chamber module, a light emitting module, and a light sensor module. The chamber module includes a condenser chamber, a receiving chamber and a sampling chamber.
Radiant Innovation Inc.

Bi-directional valveless sampling port for use with gas sampling bags

A system and method for providing a bi-directional, valve-less sampling port for use with gas sampling bags, wherein the valve-less sampling port has few parts and no moving parts, the sampling port is coupled to a gas sampling bag using a base component that has a portion inside and outside of the gas sampling bag, a cap that is disposed over the base to make an interference fit, an o-ring between the base and the cap that applies a sealing force to hold the gas sampling bag against the base, and a dome seal inside the base and held in place by the cap, wherein the dome seal functions as a one-way check valve to prevent flow out of the gas sampling bag until a sampling adapter is inserted through the cap and the dome seal to provide access to the gas sampling bag for extraction of gas.. .
Aeris Scientific, Llc

Actively shaken in-situ passive sampling device

A vibrating platform for the deploying of passive sampling devices in sediments and other media to be sampled. The vibrating platform can greatly enhance the rate of mass transfer of analytes, such as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and polychlorinated biphenyls, into passive sampler material by disrupting the formation of a depletion layer in proximity of the passive sampler material..
University Of Maryland, Baltimore County

Methods of cleaning gas sensors

Methods for cleaning gas sensors used in an exhaust gas system are provided. The exhaust gas system can include an exhaust gas stream supplied by an exhaust gas source through an exhaust gas conduit, and a gas sensor having a sampling end disposed within the exhaust gas conduit.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Downhole fluid analysis methods for determining viscosity

The present disclosure relates to methods and apparatus for determining a viscosity-pressure profile of downhole fluid by measuring the viscosity at several different pressures during a sampling operation. According to certain embodiments, the viscosity may be measured at different times during a sampling operation and used to generate the viscosity-pressure profile.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation

Sensing sub-assembly for use with a drilling assembly

A sensing system that includes a cylindrical body including an internal flow channel that channels a first fluid therethrough, and a sampling chamber. The sampling chamber is in flow communication with an ambient environment.
General Electric Company

Sampling device and system for collecting a body fluid sample

This disclosure concerns a sampling device and a system for collecting body fluid, comprising a metal lancing unit having a distal tip suitable for piercing skin and a capillary channel extending between the tip and a proximal section of the lancing unit for collecting body fluid; and further comprising a plastic holding unit affixed to the lancing unit for manipulating the lancing unit in order to form an incision in the skin, wherein the holding unit contains a sorbent adapted for sorption of moisture and/or volatile substances to protect the sampling device from degradation prior to use.. .
Roche Diabetes Care, Inc.

Apparatus and syntonized streaming

An apparatus and method for syntonized streaming. One embodiment provides a digital streaming device for syntonized streaming.
Motorola Solutions, Inc.

Comparison device and image sensor including the same

A comparison device includes a comparison block suitable for comparing an upper ramp signal or a lower ramp signal with a pixel signal, and outputting a comparison signal; a cds block provided between a first input terminal into which the pixel signal is inputted and a negative input terminal of the comparison block, and configured to perform correlated double sampling; a second switch provided between a second input terminal into which the lower ramp signal is inputted and a positive input terminal of the comparison block; a third switch provided between a third input terminal into which the upper ramp signal is inputted and the positive input terminal of the comparison block; and a feedback control unit suitable for checking a magnitude of the pixel signal according the comparison signal and outputting a second control signal or a third control signal for controlling the second or third switch.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

Focusing methods and apparatuses, and photographing devices

The present application discloses various focusing methods and apparatuses, and various photographing devices. The focusing method includes: controlling deformation of an image sensor so that reference points of at least two imaging sub-areas of the image sensor after the deformation form a first relative position relationship in a staggered arrangement along a depth direction; acquiring contrast data of a sampling image of an object in the at least two imaging sub-areas; and determining and/or adjusting, according to at least the first relative position relationship and the contrast data, a focusing state of the image sensor.
Beijing Zhigu Rui Tuo Tech Co., Ltd.

Methods and array-based compressed sensing

An array-based compressed sensing receiver architecture (acra) includes an antenna array with two or more antennas connected to two or more adcs that are clocked at two or more different sampling rates below the nyquist rate of the incident signals. Comparison of the individual aliased outputs of the adcs allows for estimation of signal component characteristics, including signal bandwidth, center frequency, and direction-of-arrival (doa).

Tuning circuitry and operations for non-source-synchronous systems

A non-source-synchronous system may include a clock-sending device and a clock-receiving device that communicate via a communications bus. The clock-sending device and the clock-receiving device may perform a tuning operation, in which the clock-receiving device sends one or more data signals on one or more data lines of the communications bus to the clock-sending device.
Sandisk Technologies Llc

Successive approximation type analog-to-digital (a/d) converter

A sampling circuit in a successive approximation type analog-to-digital (a/d) converting device samples a pair of analog signals constituting a differential input signal. A capacitor circuit reflects a signal level of a reference signal in the pair of analog signals through an attenuation capacitance unit and a binary capacitance unit to generate a pair of voltage signals.
Olympus Corporation

Phase rotation circuit for eye scope measurements

Methods and systems are described for generating, with a local oscillator and an adjustable phase interpolator, a data-sampling clock and a variable-phase-offset eye-measurement clock, forming a received data signal using a multi-input comparator, generating, using a data slicer and the data sampling clock, a receive sample of the received data signal, and generating, using at least one eye slicer and the variable-phase-offset eye-measurement clock, a plurality of eye characteristic measurements by adjusting a sampling threshold of the at least one eye slicer and a phase offset of the variable-phase-offset eye-measurement clock.. .
Kandou Labs, S.a.

Semiconductor device

The present invention provides a semiconductor device capable of properly performing equalization even when the transfer rate of serial data is changed. A semiconductor device includes: an addition circuit of adding input data and feedback data and outputting addition data; a first sampling circuit of sampling the addition data from the addition circuit and outputting sampling data; a multiplication circuit of multiplying the sampling data from the first sampling circuit by a tap coefficient to generate the feedback data; a tap coefficient determination circuit determining the tap coefficient on the basis of the sampling data from the first sampling circuit; and a calibration circuit of adjusting a delay time since the first sampling circuit outputs the sampling data until the addition data corresponding to the output sampling data is supplied to the first sampling circuit..
Renesas Electronics Corporation

Eye pattern measurement apparatus, and clock and data recovery system and the same

An eye pattern measurement apparatus includes: an eye pattern monitoring device, performing first sampling on a data signal by sequentially using scan clock signals having different phases to obtain a plurality of scan data signals; and a data aligning device, connected to the eye pattern monitoring device, receiving the scan data signals outputted by the eye pattern monitoring device, performing phase-shift on the first clock signal to generate a synchronization clock signal, synchronizing the scan data signals with the synchronization clock signal, and outputting the synchronized scan data signals.. .
Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.

Power supply system and power supply method

The present invention relates to the photoelectric field, and provides a power supply system and a power supply method, so as to reduce costs of a lead between a positive electrode or a negative electrode of a photovoltaic panel and a direct current voltage source. The power supply system includes: a photovoltaic panel string, an inverter connected to the photovoltaic panel string, and a transformer connected to the inverter.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Peak current servo

The proposed disclosure combines peak-mode monitoring with valley-mode control, in a buck switching converter, by means of a peak-current sampling circuit, not to turn the high side device off, but to control a slow loop, which in turn controls a variable offset incorporated into the loop control current. This helps the loop control current define the exact peak current, regardless of what other offsets, compensation ramp or peak-to-peak current ripple, are applied to the loop control current.
Dialog Semiconductor (uk) Limited

Data encoding and decoding method and system

A method of hiding non-audio data in audio data of multiple audio channels which can be applied to first and second audio channel. Audio data segments from the audio data of the multiple audio channels are retrieved and pairs of target audio data segments associated with the first channel and the second channel are selected.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Method and device for encoding multiple audio signals, and for decoding a mixture of multiple audio signals with improved separation

A method for encoding multiple audio signals comprises random sampling and quantizing each of the multiple audio signals, and encoding the sampled and quantized multiple audio signals as side information that can be used for decoding and separating the multiple audio signals from a mixture of said multiple audio signals. A method for decoding a mixture of multiple audio signals comprises decoding and demultiplexing side information, the side information comprising quantized samples of each of the multiple audio signals, receiving or retrieving from any data source a mixture of said multiple audio signals, and generating multiple estimated audio signals that approximate said multiple audio signals, wherein said quantized samples of each of the multiple audio signals are used..
Thomson Licensing

Noise mitigation for display panel sensing

Systems and methods are provided for differential sensing (ds), difference-differential sensing (dds), correlated double sampling (cds), and/or programmable capacitor matching to reduce display panel sensing noise. An electronic device may include one or more processors and an electronic display.
Apple Inc.

Algorithmic detection of documents in images

A computer-implemented method can include receiving an input image of a physical document, performing down-sampling on the input image, applying median filtering to the input image, applying canny edge detection to the input image, performing a hough transform on the input image, computing a quadrilateral having sides that represent borders of the physical document, and providing the computed quadrilateral as an output.. .
Oracle International Corporation

Sampling method and apparatus applied to opc of lithography layout

A sampling method and apparatus applied to optical proximity correction of a lithography layout are provided in the present disclosure. The sampling method includes: performing wavelet decomposition to a pattern in the layout to be corrected, to acquire wavelet matrixes of different orders; and performing wavelet reconstruction according to the wavelet matrixes of the different orders for discrete sampling, wherein results of the discrete sampling are applied to simulation in the opc.
Shanghai Huahong Grace Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation

Warping panoramic images to fit a boundary

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and method for warping a panoramic image to fit a predetermined shape using content-unaware warping techniques. For example, systems and methods described herein involve generating a mesh grid for a panoramic image with skewed edges by sampling boundary points around edges of the panoramic image and interpolated interior vertex points from the boundary points.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Storage optimization in computing devices

Some examples include one or more processors that optimize the storage capacity of a computing device of a user. For instance, the one or more processors may receive, from the computing device, an indication of a request to download a data file.
Razer (asia-pacific) Pte. Ltd.

Memory-sampling based migrating page cache

Systems, apparatuses, and methods for implementing a memory sampling based migrating page cache are disclosed. In one embodiment, a system includes one or more processors and a multi-level memory hierarchy.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

Inter-chip time synchronization

A device implementing an inter-chip time synchronization system may include a first circuit having a first clock and a second circuit having a second clock. The first circuit may be configured to capture a first timestamp from the first clock responsive to receiving a sampling signal from the second circuit.
Apple Inc.

System and automated aerial system operation

An aerial system, preferably including one or more proximity sensors, such as sensors arranged in opposing directions. A method for aerial system operation, preferably including: determining a set of sensors; sampling measurements at the set of sensors; localizing the aerial system based on the measurements, such as to determine one or more obstacle clearances; and controlling system flight, such as based on the clearances..
Hangzhou Zero Zero Technology Co., Ltd.

Optical quantizer

An optical quantizer including: a first shaping unit which performs at least intensity modulation of the sampling optical pulses using an analog signal to generate first optical pulses having a spectrum in which intensity is flat in a spectrum axis direction; a second shaping unit which performs spectrum shaping of the sampling optical pulses to generate second optical pulses having a spectrum in which intensity increases or decreases monotonously in the spectrum axis direction; a phase shifter which shifts a phase of optical pulses input to one of the first shaping unit and the second shaping unit so that a phase difference between the first optical pulses and the second optical pulses becomes a predetermined phase difference; an interference device which causes interference between the first optical pulses and the second optical pulses; and a wavelength demultiplexer which demultiplexes optical pulses output from the interference device into light of wavebands.. .
Osaka University

Sparse recovery of fiber orientations using multidimensional prony method

A computer-implemented method for sparse recovery of fiber orientations using a multidimensional prony method for use in tractography applications includes performing magnetic resonance imaging to acquire a plurality of sparse signal measurements using a q-space sampling scheme which enforces a lattice structure with a predetermined number of collinear samples. Next, for each voxel included in the plurality of sparse signal measurements, a computer system is used to perform a parameter estimation process.
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Ruggedized soil sampler for rough terrain sampling with row cleaning capability

A soil sampling apparatus consisting of a sample collection drum having a tapered probe for extracting soil plugs that are discharged by gravity into the drum. A row clearing apparatus may be disposed forward of the probe.

Methods and systems for maintaining optical transparency during particle image acquisition

Fouling of or damage to an electromagnetic radiation-transparent window can preclude one from obtaining satisfactory images with an image acquisition unit, such as a camera. Certain types of environments may be particularly prone toward promoting fouling or damage, and manual cleaning or repair of an electromagnetic radiation-transparent window may be difficult in some circumstances.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Measurement tool and measuring thickness of evaporated film of large-sized substrate

The present disclosure relates to a measurement tool, for measuring the thickness of an evaporated film at a particular position on a large-sized substrate. The measurement tool includes: a measurement part, having at least one measurement surface onto which at least one sampling substrate sheet is positional and fixable; and a support part connected with the support part and configured to be supportable on an edge frame of a mask so as to place the measurement part in an inside of the edge frame of the mask through the support part.
Hefei Xinsheng Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Method for exploitation and/or monitoring of an aquifer comprising at least one dissolved gas

The invention is a method for the exploitation and/or monitoring of an underground formation having at least one reservoir comprising water, at least one gas species of interest and at least one atmospheric isotope of at least one rare gas present in dissolved form in the water of the reservoir. The method includes at least (1) taking at least one gas sample at the level of at least one collection of water from the reservoir, the collection being at the surface and the sampling being carried out to avoid any contamination with the air; (2) measuring at least the concentration of at least the gas species and the concentration of at least an atmospheric isotope of the rare gas in the gas sample; (3) determining the concentration of the gas species of interest dissolved in the water of the reservoir by a model which is a function at least of the concentrations of the gas species of interest and of the atmospheric isotope measured in the gas sample..
Ifp Energies Nouvelles

Constructs for continuous monitoring of live cells

Embodiments disclosed herein provide nucleic acid constructs and methods of use thereof that induce a live cell to give off sub-samples of the cell's cytosolic content. The term “cell” as used herein may be any cell type.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

Vagina probe with brush

A sampling probe, having a housing, with a flange at housing's proximal end, and an internal step ring including a protruding follower tab toward housing's distal end. The sampling probe further includes a shaft inside the housing, with a brush at shaft's distal end and a handle at shaft's proximal end.

Scalable video coding using reference and scaled reference layer offsets

A process for determining the selection of filters and input samples is provided for scalable video coding. The process provides for re-sampling using video data obtained from an encoder or decoder process of a base layer (bl) in a multi-layer system to improve quality in scalable high efficiency video coding (shvc).
Arris Enterprises Llc

Codebook design and structure for advanced wireless communication systems

A base station capable of communicating with a user equipment (ue) includes a transceiver configured to transmit channel state information-reference signal (csi-rs) according to a csi-rs configuration comprising a number of antenna ports, and downlink signals containing the csi-rs configuration and a precoding-matrix-construction configuration for precoding matrix indicator (pmi) reporting on physical downlink shared channels (pdsch), the precoding-matrix-construction configuration comprising a first and second sampling factors, o1 and o2, and a first and second numbers, n1 and n2 receive, from the ue, uplink signals containing a precoding matrix indicator (pmi) derived using the csi-rs according to the precoding-matrix-construction configuration, a controller configured to convert the pmi to one of predetermined precoding matrices.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Equalizer circuit optimization using coarse frequency detection

A system can be configured to control an equalizer circuit to equalize a data signal without requiring prior knowledge of the data signal's data rate. In an example, the system includes an equalizer circuit configured to equalize a data signal based on an equalizer control signal to produce an equalized signal, and a pattern detector configured to detect a specified data pattern in the equalized signal at each of multiple sampling rates.
Analog Devices, Inc.

System and full duplex cancellation

Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media for enabling improved cancellation of self-interference in full-duplex communications, or the transmitting and receiving of communications in a single frequency band without requiring time, frequency, or code divisions. The system estimates the signal strength and phase of a self-interference signal, generates a cancellation signal based on this estimate, then uses the cancellation signal to suppress the self-interference before sampling received analog signal.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Multi-stream faster-than-nyquist transmission using bandwidth partitioning

The present disclosure generally relates to the field of faster-than-nyquist signaling more specifically, the present disclosure relates to a technique of supporting faster-than-nyquist transmission of data in a multiple input multiple output environment. A method embodiment comprises: forming two or more spatial data streams from data to be transmitted in the mimo environment; partitioning a frequency band available for transmission of the data in the mimo environment over the two or more spatial data streams into two or more sub-bands; and processing each of the two or more spatial data streams using ftn sampling..
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

High-precision analog-to-digital converter and dnl-based performance improvement method

The present invention provides a high-precision analog-to-digital converter, includes a redundant weight capacitor array, a comparator, a code reestablishment circuit, a weight storage circuit and a control logic circuit. The redundant weight capacitor array collects input voltages and generates output voltages in a sampling stage.
China Electronic Technology Corporation, 24th Research Institute

Method and analog-to-digital conversion

An apparatus for converting an analog signal to a digital signal comprises an input node to be set to an input voltage that is based on the analog signal. The input node is configured to be coupled to a tank capacitor to receive charge from the tank capacitor.
Infineon Technologies Ag

Charging system and method, and power adapter

The present disclosure discloses a charging system and method, and a power adapter. The system includes a power adapter and a terminal.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

Method for encoding signals, separating signals in a mixture, corresponding computer program products, devices and bitstream

A method is proposed for encoding at least two signals. The method includes mixing the at least two signals in a mixture; sampling a map z representative of locations of the at least two signals in a time-frequency plane at sampling locations, the sampling delivering a first list of values zΩ; and transmitting the mixture of the at least two signals and information representative of the first list of values zΩ.
Thomson Licensing

Methods, encoder and decoder for linear predictive encoding and decoding of sound signals upon transition between frames having different sampling rates

Methods, an encoder and a decoder are configured for transition between frames with different internal sampling rates. Linear predictive (lp) filter parameters are converted from a sampling rate s1 to a sampling rate s2.
Voiceage Corporation

Automated system for development and deployment of heterogeneous predictive models

A method and/or system for heterogeneous predictive models generation based on sampling of big data is disclosed. The method involves receiving a dataset and a target column associated with the dataset at a data processing engine from a distributed data warehouse.
Infosys Limited

Semiconductor device

In a semiconductor device in which a reference voltage is generated by a reference voltage generation circuit, and the same reference voltage generated is used in a plurality of circuit units for the purpose of generating a voltage, a sampling and holding circuit of the reference voltage is provided in order to provide a standard voltage to the circuit units. A sampling and holding control circuit that controls the sampling and holding circuit instructs the sampling and holding circuit to perform a sampling operation of the reference voltage in case that the semiconductor device operates in a state where power supply noise of the reference voltage generation circuit falls within a predetermined range, and instructs the sampling and holding circuit to perform a holding operation of the reference voltage in case that the semiconductor device operates in a state where the power supply noise exceeds the predetermined range..
Synaptics Japan Gk

Method and low-artifact magnetic resonance fingerprinting scan

In order to execute a low-artifact magnetic resonance fingerprinting (mrf) scan, a preferred order of n k-space trajectories of a sampling pattern is determined in a computer, along which in each case an undersampled scan data set is to be scanned, such that artifacts are avoided in parameter maps created from the scan data sets in an mrf scan. The order in which the n k-space trajectories are to be sampled one after the other is varied, so at least two different orders are produced.
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Importance sampling multiple failure regions

A method of circuit yield analysis for evaluating rare failure events existing in multiple disjoint failure regions defined by a multi-dimensional parametric space, the method including performing initial sampling to detect failed samples respectively located at multiple failure regions in the multi-dimensional parametric space, performing clustering to identify the failure regions, performing feature filtering to determine which parameter component is a non-principal component in affecting circuit yield, applying a dimensional reduction method on a dimension corresponding to the parameter component, optimizing an importance sampling (is) distribution function corresponding to each of the failure regions, and constructing a final importance sampling (is) distribution function using a mixed gaussian (mgaussian) function corresponding to all of the failure regions.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Device for detecting an electric arc based on its acoustic signature

The invention relates to a device for detecting an electric arc based on an analog output signal (104) of at least one acoustic wave sensor (102), this device including: an analog-to-digital converter (106) capable of sampling and digitizing the output signal (104) of the sensor (102); a digital processing circuit (110) capable of implementing a frequency domain analysis of the digital output signal (108) of the converter (106) enabling to detect the possible presence of an arc based on its acoustic signature; and an analog circuit (118) for detecting the exceeding of a power threshold by the output signal (104) of the sensor (102), wherein the digital processing circuit (110) is configured to implement the frequency domain analysis only on detection of the exceeding of a threshold by the analog circuit (118).. .
Commissariat à L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

Method for improving emc robustness of integrated capacitive sensors

A method is provided for improving the emc robustness of integrated capacitive sensor systems with a sensor signal-conditioner (ssc). The ssc is connected with a capacitive integrating converter to convert a received signal into a bit stream.
Idt Europe Gmbh

Temperature compensation for an analyte measurement determined from a specified sampling time derived from a sensed physical characteristic of the sample containing the analyte

Various embodiments for a method, systems and meters that allow for a more accurate analyte concentration with a biosensor by determining at least one physical characteristic of the sample and compensating for the effects of ambient temperature with a defined relationship between temperature in the environment, the meter or the biosensor.. .
Lifescan Scotland Limited

Adaptive pressure sensor sampling rate

Techniques provided herein are directed toward adjusting the rate at which a mobile device's barometric pressure sensor takes measurements, based on whether movement is detected from motion sensors, such as accelerometers, gyroscopes, and the like. Where movement is below a threshold (e.g., below a threshold speed or within a threshold distance), then the barometric pressure sensor can reduce the sampling rate to a rate that still enables the mobile device to account for changes in the weather.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Direct-read meter capable of eliminating magnetic interference of adjacent rotating wheels

A direct-read meter capable of eliminating magnetic interference of adjacent rotating wheels, comprising n coaxial rotating wheel permanent magnets and corresponding magnetic angle sensors, a sampling element, a storage element, and a computation element, the magnetic angle sensors sense a linear superposition of the magnetic field from the intended permanent magnet rotating wheel and the interfering magnetic fields from the other rotating wheel permanent magnets; the sampling element samples the output signals of the n magnetic angle sensors to form a n*1 raw signal matrix [v/vp]k(i)raw; the storage element stores an n*n correction matrix [cij]; and the computation element computes the correction signal matrix [v/vp]kcorr(i)=[v/vp]k(i)raw−sum{c(i, j)*[v/vp]k(j)raw}, thus eliminating the interfering magnetic field and permitting calculation of the rotation angle of the rotating wheel permanent magnets. This direct-read meter has the advantages of simple calculation, high precision, and elimination of the need for magnetic shielding..
Multidimension Technology Co., Ltd.

Oil-gas-water three-phase flow meter

An oil-gas-water three-phase flow meter comprises a main pipeline, wherein a commingler, a pressure sensor and a gas-liquid two-phase flow meter are respectively provided on a horizontal straight pipe section of the main pipeline, a flow computer is provided on a gauge outfit of the gas-liquid two-phase flow meter, a sampling by-pass pipe is connected on the horizontal straight pipe section of the main pipeline between the commingler and the gas-liquid two-phase flow meter, a flow regulating valve and a gas-liquid cylindrical cyclone are provided on the sampling by-pass pipe, a vapor pipeline on a top of the gas-liquid cylindrical cyclone is connected with a gas flow meter, a bottom of the gas-liquid cylindrical cyclone is connected with the liquid outlet pipeline, a mass flow meter.. .
Xinjiang Zhongyuan Tianneng Oil & Gas Technology Co., Ltd.

Machine tool

In a machine tool, when machining is in a steady zone, a rotation phase of a main spindle at the time of measurement in the n-th sampling is calculated, and the calculated rotation phase and the measurement value are recorded in a recording section so as to be associated with each other. The measurement and calculation of the rotation phase of the main spindle at the time of each measurement are continued for plural times of rotations of the main spindle, and thus the measurement values are obtained at various rotation phases, whereby change in drive force during one rotation of the main spindle is finally calculated..
Okuma Corporation

Exchangeable core biopsy needle

The present disclosure generally relates to a biopsy needle configured to maximize tissue sampling yield and collect a unit of sampled tissue. The biopsy needle includes an elongate tubular body comprising a lumen extending therethrough from a proximal open end to a distal open end of the body.
Covidien Lp

Device for the sampling of the eye surface by imprinting

The present invention relates to a device for the sampling of the eye surface, to the uses thereof in research and basic diagnostics in the veterinary, agro-feeding and medical field, in particular ophthalmology. The object of the present invention is to provide a device and a method for the sampling and analysis of the outer layers of the ocular surface, by impression cytology, solving the disadvantages of the devices of known art..
Universitá Campus Bio-medico Di Roma

Interference mitigation via space-time subspace projection

Methods, systems, and devices for wireless communication are described. A wireless device may receive a signal using a plurality of radio frequency (rf) chains, and may digitally sample the signal over a period of time at outputs of the plurality of rf chains.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Method for browsing a collection of video frames and corresponding device

The invention relates to a method for browsing a collection of p video frames through a user interface comprising n cells disposed along a time line with n<p. The method comprises the steps of: —determining (s1) a subset of n key frames by uniformly subsampling the collection of p video frames, —displaying (s2) the n key frames in the n cells according to a chronological order, the n cells being classified as current cell, past cells and future cells, —receiving (s3) an input command requesting to transfer a selected key frame displayed in a cell ci to a cell cj of the ui, —in response to the input command, updating (s4) the key frame displayed in the cell cj by the selected key frame and updating accordingly the key frames displayed in the other cells by updating key frames while maintaining the chronological order of the key frames in the n cells and adjusting the subsampling interval by pieces..
Thomson Licensing

Differential digital double sampling method and cmos image sensor for performing same

A method for performing differential double sampling and a cmos image sensing device for performing the same. In one example, the cmos image sensing device includes a pixel array include a multitude of pixels with each pixel formed by a plurality of photodiodes, a floating diffusion point and a plurality of transistors electrically coupled the plurality of photodiodes.
Gvbb Holdings S.a.r.l.

System and high dynamic range digital double sampling

A system and method is provided for performing high dynamic range digital double sampling. More particularly, a cmos image sensor is provided that includes a pixel array with each pixel sampling both dark and bright values for digital double sampling.
Gvbb Holdings S.a.r.l.

Global shutter imaging pixels

A global shutter imaging pixel may have a single source follower transistor. The source follower transistor may be coupled to a floating diffusion region and a charge storage region.
Semiconductor Components Industries, Llc

System and methods for dynamic pixel management of a cross pixel interconnected cmos image sensor

A camera using a cmos image sensor based on a shared pixel array technology avails both high definition (hd) and ultra-high definition (uhd) resolution mode formats. Dynamic pixel management allows for both sequential and binned timing formats of pixel signals using switched capacitor noise reduction techniques.
Gvbb Holdings S.a.r.l.

Signal phase optimization in memory interface training

Embodiments are generally directed to signal phase optimization in memory interface training. An embodiment of an apparatus includes an interface for at least one signal; and interface training logic capable of automatically adjusting a phase relationship between the signal and a strobe or clock, including establishing a phase delay of the signal and a phase delay of the strobe or clock for training of the interface, wherein the interface training logic is capable of determining a phase delay reduction for the signal subsequent to measurement of an eye margin for the signal, the phase delay reduction to retain a sufficient delay to maintain the eye margin for sampling of the signal..
Intel Corporation

Differentiating-integrating sampling data receiver

A serial data receiver may include an edge detector and a digital integrator. The edge detector may be configured to provide one or more edge detection signals defining an edge detection indication in response to a comparison between two successive samples of a receiver input signal.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Receiving device

A communication device includes a timing generation circuit generates timing signals at several timing points within one period of a first clock signal. A clock sampling circuit receives the first clock signal and detects a logic level of the first clock signal at each of the timing points.
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Analog-to-digital converter with noise shaping

An analog-to-digital converter (adc) using an amplifier-based noise shaping circuit. The amplifier-based noise shaping circuit generates a noise shaping signal.
Mediatek Inc.

Systems and methods for voltage regulation of primary side regulated power conversion systems with compensation mechanisms

Systems and methods are provided for voltage regulation of power conversion systems. An example system controller includes: a first sampling component configured to sample a sensing signal and determine a compensation signal based on at least in part on the sensing signal, the sensing signal being associated with a first current flowing through a primary winding of a power conversion system; a signal processing component configured to receive a feedback signal and the compensation signal and generate a first signal based at least in part on the feedback signal and the compensation signal, the feedback signal being associated with an auxiliary winding coupled with a secondary winding of the power conversion system; an error amplifier configured to receive the first signal and a reference signal and generate an amplified signal based at least in part on the first signal and the reference signal..
On-bright Electronics (shanghai) Co., Ltd .

Charging system, lightning protection terminal during charging, and power adapter

The present disclosure discloses a charging system, a lightning protection method for a terminal during charging and a power adapter. The charging system includes a power adapter and a terminal.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

Adapter and charging control

An adapter for charging control include a power converting unit, a sample and hold unit, a current acquisition and control unit. The power converting unit is configured to convert an input ac to obtain an output voltage and an output current of the adapter, and the output current of the adapter is a current of a first pulsating waveform.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

In situ beam current monitoring and control in scanned ion implantation systems

A system and method for controlling an ion implantation system as a function of sampling ion beam current and uniformity thereof. The ion implantation system includes a plurality of ion beam optical elements configured to selectively steer and/or shape the ion beam as it is transported toward a workpiece, wherein the ion beam is sampled at a high frequency to provide a plurality of ion beam current samples, which are then analyzed to detect fluctuations and/or nonuniformities or unpredicted variations amongst the plurality of ion beam current samples.
Axcelis Technologies, Inc.

Reception circuit

According to one embodiment, a skew correcting device includes a skew calculation circuit and a sampling timing correction circuit. The skew calculation circuit calculates a skew between data and a strobe signal based on sampling values obtained by sampling, at a cycle one half of or shorter than one half of a cycle of the strobe signal, the data and the strobe signal respectively based on a same clock.
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Apparatus for encoding and decoding of integrated speech and audio

Provided is an encoding apparatus for integrally encoding and decoding a speech signal and a audio signal, and may include: an input signal analyzer to analyze a characteristic of an input signal; a stereo encoder to down mix the input signal to a mono signal when the input signal is a stereo signal, and to extract stereo sound image information; a frequency band expander to expand a frequency band of the input signal; a sampling rate converter to convert a sampling rate ; a speech signal encoder to encode the input signal using a speech encoding module when the input signal is a speech characteristics signal; a audio signal encoder to encode the input signal using a audio encoding module when the input signal is a audio characteristic signal; and a bitstream generator to generate a bitstream.. .
Kwangwoon University Industry-academic Collaboration Foundation

Generation of text from an audio speech signal

In one general aspect, a computer-implemented method for text generation based on an audio speech signal can include receiving the audio speech signal, extracting acoustic feature values of the speech signal at a predefined sampling frequency, mapping written words of a transcription of the audio speech signal to the units of the corresponding pronunciation objects, segmenting the audio speech signal including mapping the units of corresponding pronunciation objects to the received audio speech signal to determine a beginning time and an end time of the mapped units, aligning one or more units of the corresponding pronunciation objects to one or more graphemes based on a unit-grapheme mapping, determining a speed parameter for each aligned grapheme, determining acoustic parameters for each aligned grapheme, and generating, for each character of the aligned graphemes, a character shape representative of the speed parameter and the acoustic parameters associated with the respective grapheme.. .

Active matrix display device and driving same

The present invention provides an active matrix display device capable of producing a favorable display on a non-rectangular display unit, such as a circular display unit. In an active matrix liquid crystal display device with a circular display unit, a control signal sck is generated so as to reduce a decrease amount Δvsl of a data signal line voltage vsl due to a parasitic capacitance cgd, as a control signal of an nch transistor (swk) that is a switching element of a sample-and-hold circuit for sampling a video signal svi and holding the sampled signal in a data signal line capacitance.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Image processing apparatus, controlling the same, and computer-readable storage medium

An image processing apparatus according to this embodiment performs, based on a job setting, conversion of a pixel value of a partial region in an input original image into a predetermined value on image data of the original image, as needed. Subsequently, this image processing apparatus generates a histogram representing the density signal distribution of the image data of the original image or the converted image data.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Methods for identifying novel gene editing elements

Embodiments disclosed herein provide methods for identifying new crispr loci and effectors, as well as different crispr loci combinations found in various organisms. Class-ii crispr systems contain single-gene effectors that have been engineered for transformative biological discovery and biomedical applications.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

Method and inspection and metrology

A method including evaluating, with respect to a parameter representing remaining uncertainty of a mathematical model fitting measured data, one or more mathematical models for fitting measured data and one or more measurement sampling schemes for measuring data, against measurement data across a substrate, and identifying one or more mathematical models and/or one or more measurement sampling schemes, for which the parameter crosses a threshold.. .
Asml Netherlands B.v.

Synchronous detection circuit and extracting magnitude and phase from a waveform

Embodiments of synchronous detection circuits and methods are provided for extracting magnitude and phase information from a waveform. One embodiment of a synchronous detection circuit includes a driver circuit, an analog-to-digital converter (adc) and a controller.
Silicon Laboratories Inc.

Method for automatically identifying resonance

A resonance estimation system implements resonance detection methods that can obtain accurate estimates of a motion system's resonance and amplitude without the need for a high-resolution encoder or high-frequency sampling. The system solves for resonance information by removing the slow motion dynamics and fast torque control dynamics from the measured speed transfer function in order to obtain resonance transfer function.
Linestream Technologies

Synchronous detection circuit and determining a bio-impedance of a biological tissue

Embodiments of synchronous detection circuits and methods are provided for extracting magnitude and phase information from a waveform. One embodiment of a synchronous detection circuit includes a driver circuit, an analog-to-digital converter (adc) and a controller.
Silicon Laboratories Inc.

Apparatus and driving assistance

A method and apparatus for driving assisting provided with an ecu which includes an extraction unit extracting a shape and a distribution of a landmark on a plurality of routes leading to a destination on a map, an accuracy calculation unit calculating an estimated accuracy of a vehicle position at each sampling point positioned at predetermined intervals on each route, on the basis of the shape and distribution of each landmark, an operating ratio calculation unit calculating an operating ratio of a driving assistance control on each of the routes, on the basis of the calculated accuracy at each sampling point, and a route selection unit which enables a driver of the vehicle to select a route among the plurality of routes, after the calculated operating ratio is presented to the driver.. .
Denso Corporation

Method and detecting plunger arrival

The disclosed device provides a high-accuracy plunger arrival detection system comprising a low-power magnetometer with high sensitivity and which is capable of sampling low or high intensity magnetic fields. The device processes gathered data from sensors, stores at least some processed data in memory, executes a trending algorithm which compares the magnetic field of the plunger to the ambient magnetic field or a predetermined set of initialization values, and generates an output which is relayed to a well controller.
Pcs Ferguson, Inc.

Methods and devices for cervical cell and tissue sampling

The present invention comprises methods and devices comprising a cutting element used to contact circumferentially and longitudinally the surface walls of the endocervical canal to provide for broad and complete contact of the intended surface with the device, resulting in attainment of a sufficient volume and comprehensive tissue sample for analysis as an endocervical curettage or screening pap smear. The device may provide for a reservoir for the obtained sample to be contained when removing from the cervical canal and vagina.
Femasys Inc.

Applications of vasculature mapping using laser speckle imaging

Systems are provided for detecting the flow of blood or other fluids in biological tissue by illuminating the biological tissue with a coherent light source and detecting time-varying patterns of constructive and destructive interference in light received from portions of the biological tissue by an imager. The movement of blood cells and other light-scattering elements in the biological tissue causes transient, short-duration changes in light emitted from portions of the biological tissue proximate to the moving blood cells or other scatterers.
Verily Life Sciences Llc

Method of processing signals, in particular acoustic signals, and corresponding device

Several first digital streams of first digital samples at a first sampling frequency are processed to issue corresponding stream that are converted into second digital streams sampled at a second sampling frequency lower than said first sampling frequency. At least one delay to be applied to at least one first digital stream to satisfy a condition on the second digital streams is determined and applied to at least one first digital stream before converting.
Stmicroelectronics (alps) Sas

Quality scalable coding with mapping different ranges of bit depths

A more efficient way of addressing different bit-depths, or different bit-depths and chroma sampling format requirements is achieved by using a low bit-depth and/or low-chroma resolution representation for providing a respective base layer data stream representing this low bit-depth and/or low-chroma resolution representation as well as for providing a higher bit-depth and/or higher chroma resolution representation so that a respective prediction residual may be encoded in order to obtain a higher bit-depth and/or higher chroma resolution representation. By this measure, an encoder is enabled to store a base-quality representation of a picture or a video sequence, which can be decoded by any legacy decoder or video decoder, together with an enhancement signal for higher bit-depth and/or reduced chroma sub-sampling, which may be ignored by legacy decoders or video decoders..
Ge Video Compression, Llc

Methods, systems, and computer readable media for realm-based routing of diameter request messages

The subject matter described herein includes methods, systems, and computer-readable media for realm-based routing of diameter request messages. One method includes maintaining device watchdog peg counters for diameter peers.
Oracle International Corporation

Systems and methods for transporting digital rf signals

A master unit for use within a distributed antenna system includes: re-sampling devices configured to output re-sampled digital downlink signals by re-sampling digital downlink signals at customized resample rates based on at least one factor, the re-sampled digital downlink signals having a smaller bandwidth than the digital downlink signals; and a framer configured to multiplex the re-sampled digital downlink signals and to generate a first frame that includes the re-sampled digital downlink signals as framed data for transport to one or more remote units of the distributed antenna system, wherein the one or more remote units of the distributed antenna system are configured to transmit radio frequency signals using at least one antenna, wherein the transmitted radio frequency signals are derived from the framed data of the first frame received from the master unit.. .
Commscope Technologies Llc

Methods for compensation of cross-polarization modulation (xpolm) impairments in coherent optical communications

Methods and systems for decoding symbols transmitted over an optical channel having a cross-polarization modulation (xpolm) impairment, wherein an optical signal is polarized to encode the symbols on an x-polarization and an y-polarization before transmitted. The method including receiving the optical signal transmitted over the optical channel.
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

Off quadrature mach-zehnder modulator biasing

The present invention relates to telecommunication techniques and integrated circuit (ic) devices. More specifically, embodiments of the present invention provide an off-quadrature modulation system.
Inphi Corporation

Motor driving circuit, application device including the same, and braking a motor

A motor driving circuit, an application device, and a motor braking method are provided. The driving circuit includes an inverter, a braking unit, and a mcu.
Johnson Electric S.a.

Control circuit and control switch circuit and switching-mode power supply circuit

The present invention provides a control circuit and a control method for a switch circuit and a switching-mode power supply circuit. The control method comprises following steps: detecting an output voltage or an output current, and adjusting an upper limit value and a lower limit value of an inductor current according to a result of comparing the output voltage or the output current with the corresponding reference; and sampling the inductor current, and controlling a main switch transistor in the circuit to be switched off when a sampling current rises to the upper limit value, and controlling the main switch transistor to be switched on when the sampling current drops to the lower limit value.
Joulwatt Technology (hangzhou) Co., Ltd.

Methods and circuitry for sampling a signal

Circuitry and methods for sampling a signal are disclosed. An example of the circuitry includes a node for coupling the circuitry to the signal being sampled and a plurality of capacitors, wherein each capacitor is selectively coupled to the node by a switch.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Power factor correction device and controlling method thereof, and electronic device

Pfc device and controlling method thereof, and an electronic device are provided. The device includes: first and second input terminals configured to receive ac input signal including alternating positive and negative half-cycles; an output terminal configured to provide output signal; an inductor a first terminal of which is coupled with the first input terminal; a first bridge arm including first and second switch components whose first connection point is coupled with second terminal of the inductor; a second bridge arm including third and fourth switch components whose second connection point is coupled with the second input terminal; a first current sampling unit configured to sample falling edge of an inductor current flowing through the inductor; a switch controlling unit configured to generate switch control signal based on sampling result to control the first and second switch components to change switch status.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Charging system and charging method, and power adapter

The present disclosure discloses a charging system, a charging method and a power adapter. The system includes a battery, a first rectifier, a switch unit, a transformer, a compositing unit, a sampling unit, and a control unit.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

Organic light emitting diode display device

Disclosed is an organic light emitting diode (oled) display device. The oled display device includes a target current setting unit connected to a pixel via a data line, to set a target current meeting a data voltage during a sampling period before a holding period to a target current to drive an oled element during the holding period.
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Model-based scatter in multi-modality multi-energy spect reconstruction

In spect reconstruction, multi-modal reconstruction is combined with model-based multi-energy image formation. The scatter modeling of the model-based image formation uses resampling to facilitate convolution with the scatter kernels while maintaining resolution for the multi-energy projection.
Siemens Medical Solutions Usa, Inc.

Techniques and devices for rendering computer graphics objects

This application contains a collection of inventions related to the generation of images using computer graphics. A method to reuse the data contained in fifos by restarting the read pointer from a predetermined value.

Methods for stratified sampling-based query execution

A method for stratified-sampling-based query execution includes: receiving a query; collecting a first data sample from the first dataset using a non-stratified sampling technique; performing statistical analysis on the first data sample; identifying a stratum classifier from the statistical analysis; generating a stratum classification by calculating strata boundaries for the stratum classifier; and calculating a result to the query based on analysis of the second data sample.. .
Interana, Inc.

Performing stack trace sampling for method instrumentation

A method may include performing stack trace sampling to obtain a compiled list of transactions performed by a software application during a preconfigured timeframe, filtering the compiled list of transactions according to a set of filtering parameters to obtain a set of transactions instances that complies with the set of filtering parameters, and finding a set of non-instrumented methods within the set of transactions instances that complies with the set of filtering parameters. The set of non-instrumented methods may exceed a percentage threshold of a total transaction time of transactions that the set of non-instrumented methods are a part of and the percentage threshold may be user-configurable.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Vision-based on-board real-time estimation of water film thickness

A method for determining a thickness of water on a path of travel. A plurality of images of a surface of the path of travel is captured by an image capture device over a predetermined sampling period.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Simulator linkage device, control simulator linkage device, information processing program and recording medium

A simulator linkage device (10) makes a first simulator (300) and a second simulator (400) execute simulation periodically respectively at a sampling interval set by the user.. .
Omron Corporation

Fast scan detection method

A fast scan detection method is provided. The fast scan detection method is applied to a rotatable scan detection device where two or more detection samplings are performed for calculating each scan detection distance value, where each of the detection samplings includes: emitting, by an emission light source, infrared detection light, where the infrared detection light propagates through a surrounding space and is reflected by a detected object when the infrared detection light encounters the detected object; and receiving, by a photoelectric sensor in a reception unit, the infrared detection light reflected by the detected object, where the rotatable scan detection device performs one detection sampling at each detection angular position at which the rotatable scan detection device is positioned..
Benewake (beijing) Tech. Co. Ltd

Sensor circuit

Provided is a sensor circuit that has little possibility of being accidentally put into a test mode in response to an external input of noise or the like. The sensor circuit includes a clock generation circuit configured to output a control signal that is used to control intermittent operation to a physical quantity detection unit, and to output a sampling signal in a sleep period, a potential detection circuit configured to detect a potential at an output terminal and to output a detection signal, and a clock control circuit configured to output a mode switching signal that is a command to switch the clock generation circuit to a test mode, when a given signal pattern is detected in data that is obtained by sampling the detection signal based on the sampling signal..
Sii Semiconductor Corporation

Integrated circuit with clock detection and selection function and related method and storage device

An integrated circuit with clock detection and selection function for use in a storage device includes: an embedded oscillator, a detection circuit and a selection circuit. The embedded oscillator is configured to generate an embedded clock signal.
M31 Technology Corporation

Determining the frequency of an alternating signal

A method determines the frequency of an alternating input signal includes storing the input signal, sampling the input signal at a first sampling frequency, a first calculation and a first angular comparison of two phasors representing the input signal at two respective instants, as a function of the input signal sampled at the first sampling frequency, estimating the frequency of the input signal, and searching for a modification of frequency of the input signal. When a modification is detected the method includes, determining a second sampling frequency, sampling the stored input signal with the second sampling frequency, a second calculation and a second angular comparison of two phasors representing the input signal, at two respective instants, as a function of the input signal sampled at the second sampling frequency and of the stored input signal sampled at the second sampling frequency, and estimating the frequency of the input signal..
Schneider Electric Industries Sas

Air quality monitoring system for a motor vechicle

An air quality monitoring system for a motor vehicle includes a plurality of air sampling points on the motor vehicle, a single air quality sensor and a conduit system connecting the plurality of air sampling points with the single air quality sensor.. .
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Failure diagnosis method and system of temperature sensor of switch device

A failure diagnosis method of a temperature sensor of a switch device is provided. The method includes setting a sampling period using a temperature detected by the temperature sensor of the switch device and a temperature of cooling water for cooling the switch device.
Hyundai Motor Company

Non-isotropic acoustic cable

Embodiments of the present invention address aliasing problems by providing a plurality of discrete acoustic sensors along a cable whereby acoustic signals may be measured in situations where the fibre optic cable has not been secured to a structure or area by a series of clamps. Acoustic sampling points are achieved by selectively enhancing the acoustic coupling between the outer layer and the at least one optical fibre arrangement, such that acoustic energy may be transmitted selectively from the outer layer to the at least one optical fibre arrangement.
Silixa Ltd.

No-start diagnostics for powertrain with enabled starter

A method diagnoses a no-start condition in a powertrain having an engine and a starter system operable for starting the engine. The starter system includes a battery, solenoid relay, starter solenoid, and starter motor.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Fluid compensation system for downhole sampling bottle

A formation fluid sampling bottle having a first chamber and a first piston slidably disposed within the first chamber and dividing the first chamber into first and second portions. The sampling bottle has a second chamber and a second piston slidably disposed within the second chamber and dividing the second chamber into third and fourth portions.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation

Distributed optical sensing using compressive sampling

Distributed optical sensing systems utilize compressive sensing techniques to determine parameters sensed by a waveguide. The system generates light that is sent along a sensing waveguide, thereby producing backscattered light.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Methods and collecting and preserving core samples from a reservoir

Provided herein are methods and apparatus for collecting and preserving core samples from a reservoir. In some embodiments, a method includes obtaining core samples from a reservoir using a rock and fluid sampling tool and depositing the core samples in a vessel filled with a hydrogen-free fluid such that a portion of the hydrogen-free fluid is displaced by the core samples and the core samples are immersed in the hydrogen-free fluid.
Aramco Services Company

Box for packaging core samples

The present invention relates to a box for packaging core samples from rock drilling, used in particular in field of mineral sampling from geological exploration activities for subsequent analysis. The box (1) is defined by a structure formed by a single body produced by injection molding of a thermoplastic material which comprises female fittings (4) and male fittings (5) for laterally interlocking the boxes (1), closing and locking means for the cover (2) on the box (1), anatomical transport handles (7), openings (8) and channels (80) for draining liquid fractions and texturing for identifying the collected samples (not shown)..

Operation of a vehicle by classifying a preceding vehicle lane

Operating a host vehicle is described as including identifying remote vehicle information indicating at least a geospatial state for a remote vehicle and identifying host vehicle information indicating at least a geospatial state for the host vehicle. For a sequence of sampling points, a distance between the remote vehicle and the host vehicle within a transportation network is determined based on the remote vehicle information and the host vehicle information, an angle from a centerline extending from the host vehicle for the distance is calculated, the angle varying as a function of the distance, and a conically-shaped zone is determined using the angle.
Nissan North America, Inc.

Inverter digital control

Various embodiments may be generally directed to providing synchronized digital control of a welding power supply. Synchronization can be based on inverter gate pulses of the welding power supply.
Esab Ab

Biopsy method and apparatus

A tissue sampling apparatus and method obtain a sample of tissue from a selected site and place a hemostatic plug at the selected site. The apparatus includes an external needle and an internal needle within the external needle.
Variable Gauge Catheter Inc.

Excreta-sampling and chilling toilet

An excreta-sampling toilet is disclosed which includes a bowl, a processing apparatus, and a chiller. The bowl separates excreta into solid excreta and liquid excreta.

Toilet volatile organic compound analysis system for urine

An in-toilet urine sampling and measurement system is disclosed. One or more toilet sensors trigger volatilization, measurement, and analysis of volatile compounds in a urine sample.

Method and characterization of x-ray energy outputs of medical x-ray generators

A method for continuously evaluating an x-ray unit. The method includes placing an x-ray sensor converter having a photo diode and a scintillation crystal in a path of an x-ray beam emitted by the x-ray unit, using the x-ray sensor converter to convert an x-ray beam energy into an electric signal, providing an amplifier connected to the x-ray sensor converter, conveying the electric signal from the x-ray sensor converter to the amplifier, amplifying the electric signal with the amplifier, and measuring a spectrum of the x-ray tube energy by continuously sampling and quantifying the amplified electric signal..
Iyov Intellectual Properties

Methods and double-integration orthogonal space tempering

The orthogonal space random walk (osrw) algorithm is generalized to be the orthogonal space tempering (ost) method via the introduction of the orthogonal space sampling temperature. A double-integration recursion method enables practically efficient and robust ost free energy calculations, augmented by a θ-dynamics approach.
Ball Horticultural Company

Single channel sampling for multiple channel vehicle audio correction

Systems and methods are disclosed for single channel sampling for multiple channel vehicle audio correction. An example disclosed sound system for a vehicle includes a sensing circuit, a channel manager, and a plurality of channel correctors.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Wireless in-shoe physical activity monitoring implementation

A method includes obtaining foot force data that is created by sampling, in accordance with a sampling signal, data from pressure sensing elements of a shoe sensor system. The method further includes obtaining three-dimensional foot data that is created by sampling, in accordance with the sampling signal, data from an accelerometer of the shoe sensor system.

Solid-state imaging device, driving solid-state imaging device, and electronic apparatus

A solid-state imaging device where when the charge from a photodiode pd11 is small, all of the charge is transferred to the feedback capacitor to obtain an output voltage amplified with a high gain due to a mirror effect created by a ctia circuit including an amplifier arranged in a readout circuit and a feedback capacitor, while when the ctia circuit is saturated, due to automatic reduction of the mirror effect, the remaining excessive charge is moved to a floating diffusion fd11 having a larger capacitance to obtain an output voltage amplified with a low gain and where the obtained voltage is simultaneously output from the pixel and taken into a column sampling circuit. Due to this, a low-luminance signal can be read out with a high gain, a high-luminance signal can be read out with a low gain suppressing saturation, and in addition, signals of a high gain and low gain can be obtained by two reading operations.
Brillnics Inc.

Noise reduction unit included in sensor array of multi aperture camera, and operation method therefor

A noise reduction unit included in a sensor array of a multi aperture camera comprises: at least one programmable gain amplifier (pga) that outputs a difference value between a reset voltage for at least one pixel included in the sensor array and a signal voltage for the at least one pixel, and/or respective values, as an analog signal for the at least one pixel; and at least one ad converter that converts the outputted analog signal for the at least one pixel to a digital signal for the at least one pixel and outputs the digital signal, wherein the at least one ad converter performs an over-sampling operation that samples the output signal of the at least one pga for the at least one pixel multiple times and/or an averaging operation that calculates an average value for output signal of the at least one pga which has been sampled multiple times.. .
Center For Integrated Smart Sensors Foundation

Apparatus and un-delayed decision feedback with sample and hold at selected timing

A multi-phase partial response receiver supports various incoming data rates by sampling prdfe output values at a selected one of at least two clock phases. The receiver includes a calibration circuit that performs a timing analysis of critical data paths in the circuit, and this analysis is then used to select the particular clock phase used to latch the output values.
Rambus Inc.

Time-domain and frequency-domain approach to frequency offset correction lte sc-fdma uplink

Systems and methods for canceling carrier frequency offset (cfo) and sampling frequency offset (sfo) in a radio receive chain are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method is disclosed, comprising: receiving a sub-frame via a radio receive chain in a time domain; performing per-user filtering on the sub-frame to obtain a signal for a particular user; obtaining a cfo correction signal; adding the cfo correction signal in the time domain to perform a cfo correction step on the signal for the particular user; performing an fft on the output of the cfo correction step to obtain samples in a frequency domain; adding an sfo correction signal in the frequency domain to perform an sfo correction to the output of fft step; and demodulating the output of sfo correction step, thereby performing cfo and sfo correction while reducing inter-carrier interference (ici)..
Phasorlab, Inc.

Digital multi-band predistortion linearizer with non-linear subsampling algorithm in the feedback loop

A concurrent multi-band linearized transmitter (cmlt) has a concurrent d a multi-band predistortion block (cdmpb) and a concurrent multi-band transmitter (cmt) connected to the cdmpb, the cdmpb can have a plurality of digital baseband signal predistorter blocks (dbspbs), an analyzing and modeling (a&m) stage, and a signal observation feedback loop. Each dbspb can have a plurality of inputs, each corresponding to a single frequency band of the multi-band input signal, and its output corresponding to a single frequency band; each output connect corresponding to an input of the cmlt.

Multiple sampling stage receiver and related methods

A line receiver including an analog-to-digital converter is described. The line receiver may include an input stage, a first sampling stage, an integration stage, and a second sampling stage.
Mediatek Inc.

System and a detecting loss of phase lock

A detection system and a detection method for detecting the loss of lock between a pll reference clock signal and a pll feedback clock signal. The detection system includes a pseudorandom bit sequence generator; a first shift register; a second shift register; a third shift register; a first synchronizer; a second synchronizer; a third synchronizer; a first comparator; a second comparator; and an alarm control unit.
Aselsan Elektronik Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.s.

Self timed data sampler

A sampling circuit automatically resamples the data from another timing domain until the sampled data is represented correctly in the new domain by assuring that no metastable states exist. If a metastable state exists, a sampling signal recirculates through the sampling circuit until the metastable state no longer exists.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

Sensorless measurement for filter capacitor current by using a state observer

A sensorless measurement device for filter capacitor current by using a state observer is provided. The sensorless measurement device comprises a chip, wherein the chip comprises the state observer.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Time-interleaved current feedback droop function for multiphase buck converters

Methods and apparatus for providing a time-interleaved current-feedback droop function for multiphase buck converters. An example method includes outputting a first control signal to enable a first set of switches corresponding to a first voltage of a first phase from a multiphase converter, the first phase included in a plurality of phases; enabling a first current associated with the first phase to be measured by a sample and hold circuit associated with the first phase; sampling the first current; holding the first current, the first current based on a load current for the first phase of the multiphase converter; and outputting a droop voltage based on a plurality of currents corresponding to the plurality of phases of the multiphase converter, the plurality of currents including the load current for the first phase..
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Cascaded multi-level inverter system and modulation method thereof, and controller

A cascaded multi-level inverter system, a modulation method and a controller for the same are provided. The method includes performing a maximum power point tracking control based on a voltage signal and a current signal of each dc source and a voltage signal and a current signal of the power grid obtained by sampling, calculating a first modulation signal for suppressing power imbalance, and outputting the first modulation signal to each inverter unit; and calculating, based on the calculated reactive current instruction value, the calculated active current instruction value, and a current signal of the reactive compensation device obtained by sampling, a second modulation signal for causing an output power factor of the cascaded multi-level inverter system to be 1, and outputting the second modulation signal to the reactive compensation device..
Sungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd.

Shot-to-shot sampling using a matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometer

Embodiments relate to an apparatus, method, or computer program. A laser may be configured to irradiate a plurality of laser pulses on a target area to ionize a sample placed in the target area into at least one ionized particle.

Current sampling and holding circuit and signal acquisition system

A current sampling and holding circuit is disclosed. The current sampling and holding circuit includes: a canceling circuit, connected in series between a vdd terminal and a current sensor, being conducted according to a first enable signal, and configured to output a current to cancel a direct-current component in the current sensor; and a mirroring circuit, connected in parallel between the vdd terminal and a ground voltage with the canceling circuit and the current sensor connected in series, and being conducted according to a second enable signal inverse to the first enable signal, and configured to perform current transfer according to a current difference between a mirror current of a shunt current and an output current of the current sensor.
Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co., Ltd.

Image target relative position determining method, device, and system thereof

An image target tracking method, device, and system thereof are provided in the present disclosure. The image target relative position determining method includes the following steps: obtaining a target initial position, and performing a sparse sampling according to the target initial position; dividing sampling points into foreground sampling points and background sampling points; clustering adjacent foreground sampling points according to a spatial distribution of the foreground sampling points in order to obtain a clustering result containing a plurality of clusters; and performing a robust estimation according to the clustering result in order to determine a relative position between a target and a camouflage interference in an image.
Ulsee Inc.

Vibration image acquisition and processing

A shaker test apparatus is provided along with a method of collecting and processing images, wherein a shaker table is driving the device under test by a vibration controller at a known vibration frequency and period, wherein a device under test obtains a steady-state vibration characteristic of that excitation frequency when mounted on the shaker table. While the device under test is being excited, a trigger signal controller triggers a camera to capture a series of still image frames at a regular sampling frequency that is less than the vibration frequency (under-sampling), and a timer associated with the camera records a timestamp of an image capture time for each image frame.
Crystal Instruments Corporation

Image target tracking method and system thereof

An image target tracking method and system thereof are provided in the present disclosure. The image target tracking method includes the following steps: obtaining a target initial position, and performing a sparse sampling according to the target initial position; dividing sampling points into foreground sampling points and background sampling points; clustering adjacent foreground sampling points according to a spatial distribution of the foreground sampling points in order to obtain a clustering result containing a plurality of clusters; performing a robust estimation according to the clustering result in order to determine a relative position between a target and a camouflage interference in an image; and generating a prediction trajectory, correlating an observation sample position with the prediction trajectory to generate a correlation result, and determining whether the target is blocked and tracking the target according to the correlation result..
Ulsee Inc.

Event based interrogation zone tracking system for product samples

The invention provides a temporary installation of a system of rfid-based terminals and user-worn rfid devices within an event interrogation zone. At an event, terminals are located within, and associated with, vendor booths erected in the interrogation zone.
Intellitix Technologies Inc.

Attack assessment in a virtualized computing environment

A computer implemented method to determine whether a target virtual machine (vm) in a virtualized computing environment is susceptible to a security attack, the method comprising: training a machine learning algorithm as a classifier based on a plurality of training data items, each training data item corresponding to a training vm and including a representation of parameters for a configuration of the training vm and a representation of characteristics of security attacks for the training vm; generating a data structure for storing one or more relationships between vm configuration parameters and attack characteristics, wherein the data structure is generated by sampling the trained machine learning algorithm to identify the relationships; determining a set of configuration parameters for the target vm; and identifying attack characteristics in the data structure associated with configuration parameters of the target vm as characteristics of attacks to which the target vm is susceptible.. .
British Telecommunications Public Limited Company

I-v converting module

An i-v converting module includes: a current output sensor, an i-v transforming circuit, a sampling and holding circuit, a source follower, a loop switch, and a bypass circuit. A drain of the source follower is connected to an input/output end of the sampling and holding circuit.
Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co., Ltd.

Polar magnetic resonance imaging and applications thereof in cardiac magnetic resonance imaging

A method for tagged magnetic resonance imaging is disclosed. The method includes steps of tagging an object with polar tagging patterns; acquiring data in a spatial frequency domain of the tagged object with a polar sampling pattern; and reconstructing an image of the object through a polar fourier transform of the data acquired in the step of acquiring data..

Integrated sampling and detecting device

An integrated sampling and detecting device is provided. The device has a detector; a test strip holder, detachably provided in the detector; a collector, detachably contained in the detector; a faeces sample piece and a cushion block, for detachably sealing the collector; and a piercing part, provided on a bottom surface of the detector and configured to pierce the collector.
W.h.p.m. Bioresearch And Technology Co., Ltd.

Sampling systems and related materials and methods

Sampling systems that include an absorbent material a preservative, such as an analyte preservative, as well as related materials and methods, are disclosed.. .
Progenity Inc.

Dynamic environmental water sampling backpack

A dynamic device for sampling of a body of water, featuring the use of sterile collection equipment and precise parametric controls based on feedback data, so that when the device is activated the product of the sampling and filtration process therein accurately indicates the characteristics of the body of water from which the sample was taken. Various sensors help in providing data for bringing about precise parametric control of the dynamic device..

Downhole sampling tool with check valve piston

A sampling tool includes a tubular member and a sampling piston positioned within the tubular member. The sampling piston has a bore formed axially-therethrough.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation

Method for constructing a continuous pvt phase envelope log

A method for generating a phase envelope log to characterize a subsurface formation includes drilling the borehole with a drill string, circulating a drilling fluid in the borehole, drawing a fluid sample representing a fluid contained in the subsurface formation, estimating a pvt parameter indicative of an in-situ condition of the subsurface formation from the drawn fluid sample, determining at least two phase envelopes at different depths using the estimated pvt parameter, and creating a phase envelope log formed of a continuous series of phase envelopes using the phase envelopes. A related system includes a drill string, a fluid sampling system, and a processor that estimates a pvt parameter indicative of an in-situ condition of the subsurface formation, determines at least two phase envelopes at different depths using the pvt parameter, and creates the phase envelope log..
Baker Hughes Incorporated

Flowline saturation pressure measurements

A method for sampling a downhole formation fluid includes pumping formation fluid into the flowline of a downhole sampling tool, measuring a saturation pressure of the formation fluid in the flowline while pumping, and adjusting the pumping rate such that the fluid pressure in the flowline remains within a predetermined threshold above the measured saturation pressure.. .
Schlumberger Technology Corporation

Biopsy sample retention mechanism

An apparatus, comprising: a biopsy needle having a distal end and a proximal end, all or a portion of the biopsy needle being movable between a collapsed state and an expanded state; a sheath having a distal end and a proximal end, wherein the biopsy needle in the collapsed state is contained within the sheath, and in the expanded state at least the distal end of the biopsy needle extends from the distal end of the sheath; wherein the biopsy needle is provided with two or more sleeves, which at least partially overlap in the collapsed configuration and which cylindrically expand to provide an increased radius, relative to a radius in the collapsed state, for sampling in the expanded configuration, and wherein a cross section of the distal end of the biopsy needle in the expanded state is a substantially circular cross section.. .
Spiration, Inc. D/b/a Olympus Respiratory America

Systems and methods for obtaining samples using ingestible devices

Ingestible devices configured to obtain samples when present in the gi tract of a subject, as well as related systems and methods, are disclosed. Sampling systems that include an absorbent material a preservative, such as an analyte preservative, as well as related materials and methods, are also disclosed..
Progenity Inc.

Wireless in-shoe physical activity monitoring

A method includes obtaining foot force data that is created by sampling, in accordance with a sampling signal, data from pressure sensing elements of a shoe sensor system. The method further includes obtaining three-dimensional foot data that is created by sampling, in accordance with the sampling signal, data from an accelerometer of the shoe sensor system.

Enhanced lancing device with suction

A lancet device is formed of an outer housing that provides a source of vacuum. An inside, nested lancet device may provide lancet blade cocking, locking, and release functions.

Wireless in-shoe physical activity monitoring dongle

A wireless in-shoe physical activity monitoring apparatus includes left and right shoe sensor systems. A shoe sensor system includes pressure sensing elements, an accelerometer, and a dongle that attaches to an exterior of a shoe.

Devices, plethysmographic monitoring at the nose

The present invention relates to novel lip/cheek probes for detection of pulse-based differences in light absorbence across the vascularized tissue of a lip or cheek of a patient. These probes are fabricated to provide signals to estimate arterial oxygen saturation, and/or to obtain other photoplethysmographic data.
University Of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.

Systems and methods for simultaneous sampling of serial digital data streams from multiple analog-to-digital converters (adcs), including in distributed antenna systems

Systems and methods for simultaneous sampling of serial digital data streams from multiple analog-to-digital converters (adcs), including in distributed antenna systems, are disclosed. In one embodiment, a controller unit samples a plurality of serial digital data streams simultaneously.
Corning Optical Communications Wireless Ltd

Method for processing image on basis of intra prediction mode and device therefor

Disclosed is a method for processing an image on the basis of an intra-prediction mode and an apparatus therefor. The method for processing an image on the basis of an intra-prediction mode includes generating a prediction sample by performing intra-prediction on a processing block of the image, generating a sub-sampled prediction sample by sub-sampling the prediction sample, and generating an up-sampled prediction sample by up-sampling the sub-sampled reconstructed sample..
Lg Electronics Inc.

High dynamic range color conversion correction

One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for correcting color values. The technique includes downsampling first color space values to generate downsampled color space values and upsampling the downsampled color space values via a first upsampling filter type to generate second color space values.
Netflix, Inc.

Methods and a ccd image sensor

Various embodiments of the present technology may comprise methods and apparatus for a ccd image sensor. The image sensor may comprise a center channel disposed along a horizontal center line of the pixel array for collecting and transferring charge.
Semiconductor Components Industries, Llc

A sampling node and a method performed thereby for handling flows through a sdn between client(s) and origin server(s) of a communication network

A sampling node in a sdn and a method performed thereby for handling flows through the sdn between client(s) and origin server(s) of a communication network connected to the sdn are provided. The method comprising receiving (110) a fraction of a total amount of traffic flows originating at client(s) served by the sdn, and destined for the origin server(s); identifying (120) which of the received traffic flows that benefit from being routed via a service optimising node, capable of providing value added services, vas, to the traffic flows, by fulfilling predetermined conditions; and determining (130), for each individual traffic flow, a capacity demand of the flow.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Method and logging transient events of an optical fiber span within a fiber optic system

A method and apparatus for logging transient events of an optical fiber span within a fiber optic system, the method comprising the steps of sampling measured values of at least one signal parameter of an optical signal transported through said optical fiber span, ofs; processing the sampled measurement values to detect an occurrence of a transient event during transport of the optical signal through said optical fiber span, ofs; and providing each detected transient event with a time stamp for correlation with other monitored events within said fiber optic system.. .
Adva Optical Networking Se

Interference signal recording device as well as locating impairment sources in a cable network

The invention provides an interference signal recording device, a system and method for locating impairment sources in a cable network by means of the interference signal recording device: one interference signal recording device is installed on the headend of the cable network, another signal recording device is installed in a cable branch of the cable network via a signal coupler; both interference signal recording devices comprise samplers; each of the interference signal recording device starts to sample the interference signal at the moment when receiving a predetermined sampling timing signal from downstream signals; a computer is used for obtaining digital sample sequences of the interference signals obtained by sampling of the two interference signal recording devices via the internet and for calculating a cross-correlation function of the two digital sample sequences; it can be determined whether an impairment source exists in a signal delivering path passing through the location of signal coupler in the downstream, in accordance with presence or absence of a cross-correlation peak caused by the impairment source in the cross-correlation function graph as a calculation result.. .

Method and system for reliable bootstrapping switches

Methods and systems for reliable bootstrapping switches may comprise sampling a received signal with a bootstrapping switch, where the bootstrapping switch comprises a switching metal-oxide semiconductor (mos) transistor having a pull-down path coupled to a gate terminal of the switching mos transistor, wherein: source terminals of both a diode-connected transistor and a second mos transistor are coupled to the gate terminal of the switching mos transistor; drain terminals of both the diode-connected transistor and the second mos transistor are coupled to a source terminal of a third mos transistor, the third mos transistor coupled in series with a fourth mos transistor; and a drain terminal of the fourth mos transistor is coupled to ground. The third and fourth mos transistors may be in series with the second mos transistor.
Maxlinear, Inc.

Charging system and charging method, and power adapter

The present disclosure discloses a charging system, a charging method and a power adapter. The system includes a battery, a first rectifier, a switch unit, a transformer, a compositing unit, a sampling unit, and a control unit.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Lt D.

Charging system, lightning protection terminal during charging, and power adapter

The present disclosure discloses a charging system, a lightning protection method for a terminal during charging and a power adapter. The charging system includes a power adapter and a terminal.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

Charging system and method, and power adapter

The present disclosure discloses a charging system and method, and a power adapter. The system includes a power adapter and a terminal.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Lt D.

Ambient ionization mass spectrometry imaging platform for direct mapping from bulk tissue

A method of ion imaging is disclosed that includes automatically sampling a plurality of different locations on a sample using a front device which is arranged and adapted to generate aerosol, smoke or vapour from the sample. Mass spectral data and/or ion mobility data corresponding to each location is obtained and the obtained mass spectral data and/or ion mobility data is used to construct, train or improved a sample classification model..
Micromass Uk Limited

Methods and synchronizing communication with a memory controller

A memory controller receives data and phase-providing signals from a memory device. The phase-providing signal is not a clock signal, but is used by the memory controller to phase align a local data-sampling signal with the incoming data.
Rambus Inc.

Indexing based on time-variant transforms of an audio signal's spectrogram

An audio identification system generates audio fingerprints and indexes associated with the audio fingerprints based on discrete and overlapping frames within a sample of an audio signal. The system applies a time-to-frequency domain transform to a time-sequence of frames, which may be filtered.
Facebook, Inc.

Oversampling in a combined transposer filterbank

The present invention relates to coding of audio signals, and in particular to high frequency reconstruction methods including a frequency domain harmonic transposer. A system and method for generating a high frequency component of a signal from a low frequency component of the signal is described.
Dolby International Ab

Pixel rendering method, pixel rendering device and display device

The present invention provides a pixel rendering method, including: obtaining gray scales of three primary color components of original image pixels; converting the gray scales of three primary color components of the original image pixels into three primary color components of compensation image pixels and gray scales of initial compensation components; sampling a compensation image, and extracting the former two primary color components of the former compensation image pixel and the third primary color component of the latter compensation image pixel in each set and grays scales of the compensation components; setting the former two primary color components of the former compensation image pixel and the third primary color component of the latter compensation image pixel in each set and the grays scales of the compensation components to be a gray scale of each corresponding sub pixel of each row of display pixels.. .
Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Display driver, electro-optical device, and electrical apparatus

A display driver includes a driving circuit and a control circuit. An electro-optical panel includes plural sampling sections respectively provided for a predetermined number of plural source lines.
Seiko Epson Corporation

Trackable battery apparatus and tracking same

A trackable battery apparatus (100) is provided with a control module (10); a power supply module (20) including a battery (21) for supplying power to the battery apparatus (100); a battery identification module (30) for generating an identification code (n) for identifying the battery apparatus (100); a battery tracking module (40) including a voltage sampling circuit (41) and a transient current control circuit (42) electrically connected to the battery (21) for generating a transient current wherein the voltage sampling circuit (41) samples an available capacity (h0) of the battery (21) on date of production, and an aging index (ax) is obtained by comparing the available capacity (h0) of the battery (21) on date of production to an available capacity of the battery (21) at a time of use; and an input/output (i/o) module (50) which sends the aging index (ax) and the identification code (n) to a cloud database (70).. .

Sampling frequency and accumulator sweeping in a touch screen controller

A circuit described herein includes a charge to voltage converter circuit having an input coupled to receive a sense signal from a sense node associated with a mutual capacitance to be sensed, and an output. A reset switch is coupled between the output of the charge to voltage converter circuit and the input of the charge to voltage converter.
Stmicroelectronics Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

Centralized networked topology for motion related control system

A method of arrangement of centralized network motion controller employing centralised topology having a plurality of remote units as system architecture comprising the steps of: (i) providing, using synchronised messages, all system and axes data to a centralized processing unit, wherein the data is updated down to a control sampling rate and all the data items are available from each remote unit, (ii) the centralized processing unit performing system behaviour control and multi axes profiling and motion control such as position, velocity and current, (iii) synchronized messages from the centralized processing unit are used to set the timing and to keep continuous synchronization of all units and to transfer the desired low level commands to the remote unit.. .
Akribis Systems Pte Ltd

Automated full-chip design space sampling using unsupervised machine learning

An illustrative method includes reading in a layout as current layout to be analyzed, splitting the current layout into n sub-layouts, where n is a positive integer, such that each sub-layout fits into a predetermined memory, performing a clustering step for each of the sub-layouts, including scanning the respective sub-layout for features and converting each sub-layout into a set of feature vectors defining individual patterns, searching each set of feature vectors for clusters having predetermined cluster parameters, and selecting m characteristic representatives of patterns from each cluster, where m is a positive integer, merging the characteristic representatives of each of the n sub-layouts into a new single layout, searching the characteristic representatives discovered for the individual sub-layouts for clusters having predetermined cluster parameters, selecting m characteristic representatives of patterns from each cluster, where m is a positive integer, and outputting the characteristic representatives of patterns.. .
Globalfoundries Inc.

Power supply condition monitor

A method for monitoring a health state of electronic equipment is provided and includes capturing data of an operation of the electronic equipment over a sampling range of predefined length, storing captured data in a storage unit and characterizing a behavior of the operation of the electronic equipment based on an analysis of stored captured data in an event a predefined time has expired or the storage unit has reached maximum capacity.. .
Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation

Automated filter changer

An automatic filter changer that automatically inserts and removes a filter from a fluidic path. Filters are introduced into the automatic filter changer in stacks.
Teledyne Instruments, Inc.

Gas detection device and detecting gas concentration

The instant disclosure provides a gas detection device and method for detecting gas concentration. The gas detection device includes a chamber module, a light emitting module, an optical sensing module, and a light splitting module.
Radiant Innovation Inc.

Portable air sampler

An air sampling device samples air in a controlled environment. The device includes a housing body having a top and a side.
Veltek Associates, Inc.

Diamond sintered sampling relief valve

A sampling system and relief valve are disclosed. The system can include a bypass loop for receiving a fluid.
Cameron International Corporation

Liquid sampling

The invention provides a liquid sampler for the automated sampling of liquids at dedicated pre-determined intervals. The liquid sampler includes a liquid inlet connectable to a liquid circuit containing a liquid to be sampled, a sampling reservoir for collecting a liquid sample, and a sampling pump connected to the liquid inlet, operable to extract a discrete amount of liquid from the liquid inlet and to discharge the discrete amount of liquid into the sampling reservoir..
Fluid Transfer Technology Pty Ltd

Methods and collecting and preserving core samples from a reservoir

Provided herein are methods and apparatus for collecting and preserving core samples from a reservoir. In some embodiments, a method includes obtaining core samples from a reservoir using a rock and fluid sampling tool and depositing the core samples in a vessel filled with a hydrogen-free fluid such that a portion of the hydrogen-free fluid is displaced by the core samples and the core samples are immersed in the hydrogen-free fluid.
Aramco Services Company

Methods and power expenditure and technique determination during bipedal motion

Training at the proper level of effort is important for athletes whose objective is to achieve the best results in the least time. In running, for example, pace is often monitored.
Stryd, Inc.

Nasal breathing apparatus and method with multifunction

A nasal breathing apparatus with multifunction has two nasal inserts and one tubular chamber. In one embodiment, the first nasal insert forms an airtight barrier inside one nostril for delivering gases.

Oxygen-capnography mask for continuous co2 monitoring

A face mask for delivering oxygen to, and sampling carbon dioxide exhaled from, a subject includes a partition wall that divides the mask into a subject respiratory space that primarily contains carbon dioxide exhaled by the subject, and an oxygen reservoir space that primarily contain oxygen. The partition wall includes one or two holes to which naris conduits are respectively connected.
Oridion Medical 1987 Ltd.

Peritoneal dialysis filtrate sampling and adaptive prescription

The invention relates to systems and methods for optimizing a peritoneal dialysate prescription based on one or more fluid characteristics sensed from a filtrate removed from a patient. The systems and methods include sensors, flow paths, and processors to adjust a peritoneal dialysate prescription and deliver peritoneal dialysis therapy to a patient based on the adjusted prescription.
Medtronic, Inc.

Device for creating a local vacuum at a distal end of a sampling device

A device for tissue sampling that comprises a needle, a stylet and a sealing member. The needle comprises a distal tip, a proximal end, and one or more interior portions.
Spiration, Inc., D/b/a Olympus Respiratory America

Data acquisition for computed tomography

There is provided a method and corresponding system for data acquisition, for computed tomography, ct, based on an x-ray imaging system (10) having a detector (12) with a plurality of pixels (13), wherein data sampling is performed with a temporal offset between measurements acquired by adjacent pixels of the detector.. .
Prismatic Sensors Ab

Devices for continual monitoring and introduction of gastrointestinal microbes

Systems and methods described herein include those for the continual modification of intestinal microbes. Described herein are systems including sampling devices, analysis devices, computational devices and user interface devices as well as methods for the use of such devices in combination..
Gearbox, Llc

Method and primary synchronization in internet of things

A method and an apparatus for primary synchronization in the internet of things. A receiver samples a primary synchronization signal into a digital signal to generate a first sampling signal and down sample a first sampling signal into a second sampling signal.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Method for performing out-focus using depth information and camera using the same

A camera and a method for extracting depth information by the camera having a first lens and a second lens are provided. The method includes photographing, by the first lens, a first image; photographing, by the second lens, a second image of a same scene; down-sampling the first image to a resolution of the second image if the first image is an image having a higher resolution than a resolution of the second image; correcting the down-sampled first image to match the down-sampled first image to the second image; and extracting the depth information from the corrected down-sampled first image and the second image..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Process for tunnelized cyclostationary to achieve low-energy spectrum sensing

A system and method that uses tunnelizing for analyzing frequency spectrum. The method may include the steps of under sampling an input signal to take samples in one or more tunnels each with a tunnel bandwidth that is equal to or less than a total analysis bandwidth of the input signal; detecting one or more cyclostationary features of the input signal based on the samples; and determining one or more signal types of the one or more cyclostationary features based on the one or more cyclostationary features..
Bae Systems Information And Electronic Systems Int

Method and system for broadband analog to digital converter technology

Nonlinearity correction in a device that performs analog-to-digital conversion on received analog signals, may be calibrated by generating correction-parameters estimation which when applied to the total spectral content reduces distortion resulting from said nonlinearity in originally-unoccupied spectral regions. Digital signals generated based on sampling of the received analog signals may then be corrected, to remove nonlinearity related distortion, based on the estimated correction-parameters.
Maxlinear, Inc.

Suppression of electromagnetic interference in sensor signals

Circuits and techniques are described for reducing the impact of environmental noise and interference on the output signal of a capacitive sensor. The output signal is sampled randomly in some situations by generating a random sampling instant within a fixed clock period.
Analog Devices, Inc.

Cache friendly jittered hemispherical sampling

An apparatus for use in producing lighting effects comprising a plurality of graphic processing units, each graphic processing unit for jittering a first ray, having a direction, to result in a second ray, the second ray having a direction not the same as the first ray; and each graphic processing unit having a plurality of threads for processing rays for computing lighting effects such that the first ray is processed by a first thread and the second ray is processed in a thread adjacent to the first thread; and a memory for providing data for use in computing the lighting effects for the first ray and the second ray.. .
Thomson Licensing

Apparatus and inspecting template by using simplified hough transform

One embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus and method for inspecting a template using a simplified hough transform. An apparatus for inspecting a template using a simplified hough transform according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises a rotation angle determination unit for determining a rotation angle of the template included in the object by performing a first voting procedure on a input image including an object; and a position determining unit for calculating a voting cumulative values for the blocks included in the input image by performing a second voting procedure on the input image, performing a down sampling at least one of the blocks based on the voting cumulative values, and determining a position of the template by performing a third voting procedure on the down sampled blocks..
Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation, Yonsei University

Methods, systems, and devices for counterfactual-based incrementality measurement in digital ad-bidding platform

A digital ad-buying platform uses counterfactual-based incrementality measurement by implementing randomization and/or a correction for auction win bias to avoid the need to identify counterfactual winner types in the control group. This approach can estimate impact at the individual consumer level.
Mediamath, Inc.

Storage system and storage control method

This storage system is designed to: divide data into a plurality of chunk data (pieces of data) in a deduplication process; select one or more chunk data from among the plurality of chunk data in accordance with a sampling period which indicates that, on average, one chunk data be selected from among each n chunk data; and calculate a fingerprint, such as a hash value, for each of one or more characteristic chunk data, which are the selected one or more chunk data, and determine whether data including the one or more characteristic chunk data is a duplication. The storage system changes the sampling period on the basis of the results of past deduplication processes..
Hitachi, Ltd.

Volatage-deviation detecting and adjusting system for balance module of battery

Disclosed a voltage-deviation detecting and adjusting system for a balance module of a battery. The voltage-deviation detecting and adjusting system comprises the balance module being adjusted and connected to a main control board which automatically adjusts voltage deviation of an output voltage adjusting from the balance module; a direct-current programmable power supply for supplying power is further connected to the main control board, the main control board comprises a single-chip microcontroller, the single-chip microcontroller is connected with a voltage sampling module which is for obtaining an input voltage and an output voltage of the balance module by sampling and then outputting the input voltage and the output voltage to the single-chip microcontroller, and a voltage adjusting module for adjusting the output voltage of the balance module after receipt of an acquired signal of a voltage deviation value, wherein, after comparing the input voltage and the output voltage of the balance module sampled by the voltage sampling module, the single-chip microcontroller outputs the signal of the voltage deviation value to the voltage adjusting module, and the voltage adjusting module adjusts the output voltage of the balance module to be consistent with the input tape of the balance module in accordance with the voltage deviation value..
Hangzhou Xieneng Technology Co.,ltd.

System and petro-elastic modeling

A method is described for creating a petro-elastic model including receiving, at a computer processor, well log data; computing in situ rock properties; calculating dry frame moduli for a range of porosities based on a rock physics model such as a modified critical porosity model; performing fluid substitutions and computing elastic properties by statistical sampling for the range of porosities; creating a petro-elastic model in a seismic domain; and identifying and producing target hydrocarbon reservoirs based on the petro-elastic model. The method may be executed by a computer system..
Chevron U.s.a. Inc.

Clutter suppression in ultrasonic imaging systems

Methods of ultrasound imaging, some of which comprise: generating one or more transmit beams, wherein the boresight of each of the transmit beams points to a direction associated with a target region generating one or more receive beams using a probe (26) comprising a transducer array (30); for each receive beam or group of receive beams, sampling the received signal one or more times, wherein each sample is associated with a certain volume within the target region (“volume-gate”), and wherein multiple space-dependent samples are taken over the probe for each volume-gate; and processing the space-dependent samples, said processing comprising: applying beamforming sample alignment such that each space-dependent sample associated with a volume-gate is aligned; for each aligned volume-gate, computing one or more clutter suppression features, wherein a clutter suppression feature is dependent on the signal variability of the space-dependent samples; for each aligned volume-gate, computing a metric value wherein the metric value depends on values of one or more of the one or more clutter suppression features for the aligned volume-gate, and performing a beamforming summation step in accordance with the metric value.. .
Crystalview Medical Imaging Limited

Scalable and high throughput biosensing platform

A multi-channel high performance embedded system is provided, which is capable of high throughput biological analysis. A configurable acquisition and processing architecture combines dedicated co-processors to perform signal filtering and other computational demanding tasks, with a central processor controlling the whole system.
Magnomics S.a.

Polypyrrole/graphene oxide nanocomposite-coated fiber located in a capillary tube reinforced by a vacuum system for assessment of oxidative stability of edible oils

A vacuum-assisted coated fiber located in a capillary tube system for sampling and delivering materials to an analytical device and a method for sampling analytes is disclosed. A sorbent comprising polypyrrole/graphene oxide is coated on a fiber inserted within an interior space of the capillary tube to entrap an analyte within a sample.

Device for collecting biological material from a biological trace

A device for collecting biological material, characterized in that it comprises a rod having, at one end, a dry absorbent body having a surface area of between approximately 1 and approximately 3.14 mm2, said absorbent body comprising surfactants and denaturing agents. The present invention also relates to the use of said device for sampling biological material from a biological trace having any surface area greater than a micro surface area of around 1 mm2 or having any volume greater than a micro-volume of around 1 microliter, and to a method for collecting biological material and a method for collecting and analyzing and/or identifying biological material, comprising a step of putting said device in contact with said biological material..
L'etat Francais Represente Par Le Ministere De L'interieur

System and measuring delivered dose

A flow sensor is provided to enable volumetric dose data to be acquired automatically by sampling flow rates of insulin measured by a flow sensor exposed to a flow manifold though which the insulin flows. The flow sensor preferably connects to a standard insulin pen on one end, and to a standard pen needle on the other end.
Becton, Dickinson And Company

Cell and tissue collection

In an embodiment of the invention, a frictional tissue sampling device with an expandable balloon and associated abrasive material can be used to obtain tissue biopsy samples. A frictional tissue sampling device with expandable abrasive material can be used to obtain an epithelial tissue biopsy sample from lesions.
Histologics Llc

Systems and methods of monitoring electrodermal activity (eda) using an ac signal and discrete fourier transform (dft) analysis

Systems and methods of monitoring electrodermal activity (eda) in human subjects suitable for use in wearable electronic devices. An eda monitoring system can include first and second dry electrodes, an alternating current (ac) excitation signal source, a trans-impedance amplifier, an analog-to-digital (a-to-d) converter, a discrete fourier transform (dft) processor, and a microprocessor.
Analog Devices Global

Distributed channel sampling across a mesh network

In embodiments of distributed channel sampling across a mesh network, a commissioning device propagates a scanning request, which includes a number of scanning parameters, to nodes in a mesh network, causing the nodes to perform energy detection (ed) scans using the scanning parameters. The commissioning device receives energy measurements in scanning reports from the nodes and analyzes the measurements to determine an operating channel for the mesh network.
Google Inc.

Use of rf-based fingerprinting for indoor positioning by mobile technology platforms

A method is provided for determining the position of a mobile technology platform within a structure, wherein the mobile technology platform is equipped with a gyroscope, a magnetometer and at least one accelerometer. The method includes deploying a set of rf (radio frequency) beacons within the structure, wherein each rf beacon emits an rf signal; recording, at each of a set of sampling locations within the structure, the rf signature created by the rf signals received at the location, wherein said recording is performed by a digital image correlation (dic) platform which traverses the structure, and which correlates the recorded rf signatures to a floor map of the structure; forming an rf fingerprint of the structure from the recorded rf signatures; and using the rf fingerprint, in conjunction with readings from the gyroscope, magnetometer and at least one accelerometer to determine the location of the device within the structure..
Gozio, Inc.

High dynamic range color conversion correction

One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for correcting color values. The technique includes downsampling first color space values to generate downsampled color space values, upsampling the downsampled color space values to generate second color space values, and determining a first new value for at least one component value included in the downsam pled color space values based on a first component value included in the first color space values, a second component value included in the second color space values, and an approximation of a nonlinear transfer function.
Netflix, Inc.

Method for providing video content and electronic device for supporting the same

An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a memory configured to store a high-speed video captured with a first number of frames per second and a processor configured to be electrically connected with the memory.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Receiver and signal processing method

Embodiments of the present disclosure disclose a receiver, including a high-speed sampling module (110), an analog fast fourier transform (afft) module (120), a selection switch module (130), a low-speed analog to digital converter (adc) module (140), and a control module (150). The high-speed sampling module (110) is configured to sample a received signal and output a sampled signal; the afft module (120) is configured to perform time-to-frequency conversion on the sampled signal and output an analog frequency domain signal; the selection switch module (130) is configured to transmit the analog frequency domain signal to the low-speed adc module (140); and the control module (150) is configured to perform configuration on a sampling rate of the high-speed sampling module (110), a quantity of points of fast fourier transform that are used b the afft module (120) for performing time-to-frequency conversion, and a target input port of the selection switch module (130)..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd

Methods and appratus for multi-carrier communications with variable channel bandwidth

Methods and apparatus for multi-carrier communication with variable channel bandwidth are disclosed, where the time frame structure and the ofdm symbol structure are invariant and the frequency-domain signal structure is flexible. In one embodiment, a mobile station, upon entering a geographic area, uses a core-band to initiate communication and obtain essential information and subsequently switches to full operating bandwidth of the area for the remainder of the communication.
Intellectual Ventures Ii Llc

Radio network node and method performed therein

A method performed by radio network node for enabling channel handling of a channel between a wireless device and the radio network node in a wireless communication network. The channel is defined in continuous time and a sampling rate of the channel is non-uniform.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Time delay in digitally oversampled sensor systems, apparatuses, and methods

Systems and methods are described to time delay a signal output from an analog-to-digital converter (adc) the adc includes a digital sensor responsive to an analog field quantity the digital sensor is configured to output an oversampled digital output signal at a sampling clock frequency. A time delay element is configured to receive as an input the oversampled digital output signal and to output a time delayed oversampled digital output signal.
Kopin Corporation

Charging system, charging method, and power adapter

The present disclosure discloses a charging system, a charging method and a power adapter. The system includes a power adapter and a terminal.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

Charging system, charging method, and power adapter

A charging system, a charging method, and a power adapter are provided. The power adapter includes a first rectification unit, a switch unit, a transformer, a second rectification unit, a first charging interface, a sampling unit, a control unit, a second charging interface, and a battery coupled to the second charging interface.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp, Ltd

Charging system, charging method, and power adapter

A charging system, a charging method, and a power adapter are provided. The power adapter includes a first rectification unit, a switch unit, a transformer, a second rectification unit, a first charging interface, a sampling unit, and a control unit.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

Charging system, charging method, and power adapter

A charging system, a charging method, and a power adapter are provided. The power adapter includes a first rectification unit, a switch unit, a transformer, a second rectification unit, a first charging interface, a sampling unit, and a control unit.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp, Ltd

Charging system, charging method, and power adapter

The present disclosure discloses a charging system, a charging method and a power adapter. The system includes a power adapter and a terminal.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Lt D.

Charging system, charging method, and power adapter

The present disclosure discloses a charging system, a charging method, and a power adapter. The charging system includes a battery, a first rectifier, a switch unit, a transformer, a second rectifier, a sampling unit, and a control unit.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

Comparison circuit including input sampling capacitor and image sensor including the same

A comparison circuit that includes an input sampling capacitor and an image sensor including the same are provided. The comparison circuit includes an amplifier configured to receive a pixel signal and a ramp signal to perform a correlated double sampling operation, a first pixel capacitor connected to the amplifier through a first floating node and configured to transmit the pixel signal, a first ramp capacitor connected to the amplifier through a second floating node and configured to transmit the ramp signal, a second pixel capacitor connected in parallel to the first pixel capacitor, and a second ramp capacitor connected in parallel to the first ramp capacitor, wherein the second pixel capacitor is formed between the first floating node and first peripheral routing lines, and the second ramp capacitor is formed between the second floating node and second peripheral routing lines..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Apparatus and methods for an atmospheric sampling inlet for a portable mass spectrometer

Atmospheric sampling system designed to minimize cross-contamination between successive samples acquired by a portable, or handheld, mass spectrometer. Techniques to reduce the overall sample load on portable mass spectrometers having limited pumping capacity, such as capture pumps.
Bayspec, Inc.

Sensing analytical instrument parameters, specimen characteristics, or both from sparse datasets

Disclosed are methods for sensing conditions of an electron microscope system and/or a specimen analyzed thereby. Also disclosed are sensor systems and electron microscope systems able to sense system conditions, and/or conditions of the specimen being analyzed by such systems.
Battelle Memorial Institute

Competing devices responding to voice triggers

At a first electronic device with a display and a microphone: sampling audio input using the first microphone; in accordance with the sampling of audio input using the first microphone, sending stop instructions to a second electronic device with a second microphone, the second electronic device external to the first electronic device, wherein the second electronic device is configured to respond to audio input received using the second microphone, and wherein the stop instructions instruct the second electronic device to forgo responding to audio input received using the second microphone, wherein responding to audio input received using the second microphone comprises providing perceptible output.. .
Apple Inc.

Organic light-emitting display panel, organic light-emitting display device, driving circuit, controller, and driving method

An organic light-emitting display device includes: an organic light-emitting display panel including: a plurality of subpixels including: an organic light-emitting diode (oled), a driving transistor (dt) driving the oled including a first transistor between a first node of the dt and a data line, and a second transistor (t2) between a second node of the dt and a reference voltage line having a reference voltage (rv) applied, a sensor, and a sampling switch, wherein, during an oled short detection period for detecting a short circuit between the first electrode and a second electrode of the oled: the dt and the first transistor are off, when the t2 is turned off, the rv line is initialized when the rv is applied thereto, after the t2 is turned on, the sampling switch is turned on to connect the sensor and the rv line, and the sensor measures the rv line voltage.. .
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Operation of a vehicle while suppressing fluctuating warnings

Operating a host vehicle is described as including identifying remote vehicle information indicating a geospatial state and a kinematic state for a remote vehicle and identifying host vehicle information indicating a geospatial state and a kinematic state for the host vehicle. For a sequence of sampling points, a converging time to a converging location within a transportation network is determined based on the remote vehicle information and the host vehicle information.
Nissan North America, Inc.

Graphics processing systems

In a graphics processing system, a bounding volume (20) representative of the volume of all or part of a scene to be rendered is defined. Then, when rendering an at least partially transparent object (21) that is within the bounding volume (20) in the scene, a rendering pass for part or all of the object (21) is performed in which the object (21) is rendered as if it were an opaque object.
Arm Limited

Systems and methods for compositing images

A method for compositing images by an electronic device is described. The method includes obtaining a first composite image that is based on a first image from a first lens with a first focal length and a second image from a second lens with a different second focal length.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Systems and methods for comment sampling

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can receive a plurality of comments to a posted content item. Each of the plurality of comments is associated with at least one category of a plurality of categories based on a machine learning model.
Facebook, Inc.

Deviation magnification: revealing departures from ideal geometries

Geometries of the structures and objects deviate from their idealized models, while not always visible to the naked eye. Embodiments of the present invention reveal and visualize such subtle geometric deviations, which can contain useful, surprising information.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

Genetic copy number alteration classifications

Technology provided herein relates in part to non-invasive classification of one or more genetic copy number alterations (cnas) for a test sample. Certain methods include sampling a quantification of sequence reads from parts of a genome, generating a confidence determination, and using the confidence determination to enhance classification.
Sequenom, Inc.

Scalable reservoir sampling

A sampling method includes responsive to a sequence of elements, of length n, determining a number of samples k as a step function k(n) of the number of elements, and selecting k(n) samples from the n elements as a sample list.. .
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Memory distribution across multiple non-uniform memory access nodes

A system, methods, and apparatus for determining memory distribution across multiple non-uniform memory access processing nodes are disclosed. An apparatus includes processing nodes, each including processing units and main memory serving as local memory.
Red Hat, Inc.

Control system and control determining a lane

Control system, which is adapted and determined for use in a motor vehicle to identify road boundaries and/or road markings based on environmental data obtained by at least one environmental sensor associated with the motor vehicle. The at least one environmental sensor is adapted to provide the environmental data, which reproduces the area in front of the motor vehicle, to an electronic control of the control system.
Lucas Automotive Gmbh

System and dynamically controlling parameters for processing sensor output data for collision avoidance and path planning

Various embodiments involve dynamically controlling parameters for processing sensor data, including rates at which vehicle sensors are sampled and analyzed, based on the vehicle's speed and direction. Data or sampling rates of sensors useful for collision avoidance and/or path planning may be adjusted to emphasize data from sensors having a field of view encompassing the travel direction, while limiting processing of data from sensors less likely to provide useful data for such purposes.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Mr fingerprinting for determining performance degradation of the mr system

The invention provides for a method of operating a magnetic resonance system for acquiring magnetic resonance data (152) from a phantom (124) within a measurement (zone 108). The phantom comprises a known volume of at least one predetermined substance ((128), 130).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Agricultural sizer with item stabilizer belt

A sizing apparatus has input and output ends and a sampling window therebetween. Sizing means determines the size of each item passing through the sampling window.

Optical attenuator

An optical attenuator has a sampling prism, a biconcave lens and an absorption member. A branch member splits a laser beam.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Sampling device and combination of sampling device and sample vessel

This invention relates to a sampling device comprising a shaft and a sample collection portion removably connected with the shaft, wherein the connection site between the shaft and the sample collection portion is weakened. The invention relates also to a combination of a sampling device comprising a shaft and a removable sample collection portion and a sample vessel configured to receive sample collection portion from the shaft..
Thermo Fisher Scientific Oy

Vehicle control unit and method to improve vehicle fuel efficiency based on an acceleration parameter

Provided is a method and device for providing feedback for constant acceleration in a vehicle, which includes sampling velocity data at sample rate during an increase in a velocity rate over time to produce a plurality of sampled velocity data. An acceleration parameter is generated based on a difference of the sampled velocity data over a respective time interval.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Information measuring device

An information measuring device includes a sensor that obtains information on a phenomenon periodically occurring on an apparatus while being synchronized with the steady repetition of an operation and a control device. The control device associates the obtained information with an operation phase in the operation so as to generate change in the phenomenon in one cycle based on the information obtained during the operation of several times.
Okuma Corporation

Implantable intraventricular sampling and infusion access device

In some embodiments, a device may include an intraventricular access device and an infusion device. The intraventricular access device may include more than one catheter and a container.
Cerebral Therapeutics Llc

Memory and time efficient resampling for 3d printing from voxels

According to one aspect, systems and processes for resampling data for 3d printing from voxels are provided. In an exemplary process, a native resolution dataset representing an object to be printed is received.
Fovia, Inc.

Method and device for statistical tissue sampling using microdevices

The present invention utilizes tetherless microtools to biopsy tissue. The invention provides a device and method for deployment and retrieval of tetherless microtools.
The Johns Hopkins University

A blood lancet unitarily-moulded with an elastic member

The present invention relates to a blood lancet used in capillary blood sampling, in which the blood lancet is unitarily moulded with an elastic member for providing actuation force. In a preferred embodiment, the blood lancet (100) comprises a needle component (120) having a forward end (122) and a rearward end (124), an elastic member (140) disposed in the rearward end (124), and a detachable safety cap (160) disposed at the forward end (122), both of which are unitarily moulded to the needle component (120).

Blood sampling system and method

This disclosure relates to a system and method for drawing blood from a user by skin puncture instead of venous puncture and storing it for analysis. The system includes a receptacle configured to engage an area of skin of the user at a blood draw location and store blood drawn from the user; a lancet device disposed within the receptacle configured to puncture the skin of the user at the blood draw location; a vacuum device configured to reduce a pressure within the receptacle such that the skin at the blood draw location is drawn into the receptacle before the lancet device punctures the skin, and to enhance blood flow while blood is drawn from the user; and a housing configured to house the receptacle, the lancet device, and the vacuum device.
Invitae Corporation

Transdermal sampling strip and analyzing transdermally emitted gases

Transdermally emitted gasses are detected by applying a dermal sampling strip to the skin of a biological subject, capturing the gasses in a vapor space in the dermal sampling strip, and analyzing for at least one such gas captured in the vapor space of the dermal sampling strip. Analysis is preferably performed using an electrocatalytic cell, which can be mounted on the dermal sampling strip and form a wall of the vapor space..
Exhalix Llc

Time efficient counters and meters architecture

A meter module for use in a network device comprises conformance circuitry configured to: access a first memory device storing a conformance indicator that indicates whether a permitted rate of packet traffic has been exceeded, and classify packets received at the network device based at least in part on the conformance indicator. Sampling circuitry is configured to, responsively to the conformance circuitry classifying the packets: sample events associated with at least some of the received packets, and generate indicators of the sampled events.
Marvell World Trade Ltd.

Data handoff between randomized clock domain to fixed clock domain

A time-interleaved analog-to-digital converter (adc) having m adcs can increase the sampling speed several times compared to the sampling speed of just one adc. Some time-interleaved adcs randomize the order of the m adcs sampling the analog input signal to improve dynamic performance.
Analog Devices, Inc.

Signal demodulation apparatus and method in closed communication system

The present application provides a signal demodulation apparatus and method in a closed communication system. The signal demodulation apparatus includes: an analog voltage comparator, configured to convert a received modulated signal into a digital signal, and output the digital signal; and a sampling decider, configured to sample the received digital signal, and acquire a value represented by the digital signal according to a feature of a sampled digital signal to complete a signal demodulation.
Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co., Ltd.

Method and transmitting channel state information in wireless communication system

The present invention relates to a wireless communication system. According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method for transmitting, by a terminal, channel state information (csi) in a wireless communication system comprises the steps of: subsampling a code book for four antenna ports; and feeding back the csi on the basis of the subsampled code book, wherein the csi includes a rank indicator (ri) reported together with a precoding type indicator (pti), and if the ri is greater than 2, the pti is set to one..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Codebook design and structure for advanced wireless communication systems

A base station (bs) capable of communicating with a user equipment (ue) includes a transmitter configured to transmit, to the ue, downlink signals including precoding matrix indicator (pmi) codebook parameters comprising: first and second quantities of antenna ports, n1 and n2, indicating respective quantities of antenna ports in first and second dimensions of a dual-polarized antenna array at the bs; first and second oversampling factors, o1 and o2, indicating respective oversampling factors for discrete fourier transform (dft) beams in the first and second dimensions; and a beam group configuration among a plurality of beam group configurations. The bs also includes a receiver configured to receive uplink signals including a plurality pmis from the ue determined using a pmi codebook corresponding to the transmitted pmi codebook parameters; and determine a precoder using the received pmis.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

Logarithmic detector amplifier system for use as high sensitivity selective receiver without frequency conversion

A logarithmic detector amplifying (lda) system is provided for use as a high sensitivity receive booster or replacement for a low noise amplifier in a receive chain of a communication device. The lda system includes an amplifying circuit configured to receive an input signal having a first frequency and generate an oscillation based on the input signal, a sampling circuit coupled to the amplifying circuit and configured to terminate the oscillation based on a predetermined threshold to periodically clamp and restart the oscillation to generate a series of pulses modulated by the oscillation and by the input signal, and one or more resonant circuits coupled with the amplifying circuit and configured to establish a frequency of operation and to generate an output signal having a second frequency, the second frequency being substantially the same as the first frequency..
Dockon Ag

Charging system, charging method, and power adapter

A charging system, a charging method and a power adapter are provided. The power adapter includes a first rectification unit, a switch unit, a transformer, a second rectification unit, a first charging interface, a sampling unit, and a control unit.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

Sparse sampling methods and probe systems for analytical instruments

Sparse sampling approaches and probe systems for analytical instruments are disclosed providing for effective sub-sampling of a specimen and inpainting to reconstruct representations of actual information. The sub-sampling involves serial acquisition of contiguous measured values lying at positions along a scan path extending in a line toward a first direction and having random perturbations in a second direction.
Battelle Memorial Institute

Systems, apparatuses and methods for detecting driving behavior and triggering actions based on detected driving behavior

Systems, apparatuses and methods for detecting the presence of certain driving behavior are disclosed. Driving behavior is detected by capturing and characterizing image data and sampling vehicle telemetry data.
Coban Technologies, Inc.

Multipoint offset sampling deformation

A skin deformation system for use in computer animation is disclosed. The skin deformation system accesses the skeleton structure of a computer generated character, and accesses a user's identification of features of the skeleton structure that may affect a skin deformation.
Dreamworks Animation L.l.c.

Grain quality monitoring

A method and non-transitory computer-readable medium capture an image of bulk grain and apply a feature extractor to the image to determine a feature of the bulk grain in the image. For each of a plurality of different sampling locations in the image, based upon the feature of the bulk grain at the sampling location, a determination is made regarding a classification score for the presence of a classification of material at the sampling location.
Carnegie Mellon University

Smart eyeglasses with iris recognition device

Smart eyeglasses with iris recognition device comprise at least one glasses frame, a glasses arm connected to a side of the glasses frame; an iris recognition device installed on the glasses frame and having a recognition unit facing an inner side of the glasses frame. A light source device installed on the glasses frame projects a light on an inner side of an outer boundary of an iris of an eyeball, and not in contact with the outer boundary of the iris.

Providing perpetual media geo-synchronization

A processor may sample a surrounding environment for an identifiable media in response to an activation event. The processor may determine, based on the sampling, whether an identifiable media was detected.
International Business Machines Corporation

Salient sampling for query size estimation

Salient sampling for query size estimation includes identifying two or more columns in a database table that have corresponding columns in one or more other tables. One or more hash functions are applied to domains of each of the identified columns.
Logicblox, Inc.

System and data wrangling

In some example embodiments, a graphical user interface (gui) is caused to be displayed on a computing device of a user. The gui can be configured to enable the user to submit an identification of a dataset and at least one configuration parameter.
Business Objects Software Ltd.

Reciprocal quantum logic (rql) serial data receiver system

One embodiment describes a reciprocal quantum logic (rql) receiver system. The rql system is configured to convert a serial input data stream provided from a serial data transmitter into an rql data stream.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation

Positioning control apparatus

The positioning control apparatus that controls driving of a motor while displaying an operation screen of a motion control program includes a software development support unit to create and output a probe list for control signals or devices used in the motion control program included in the software development support unit; and a sampling display unit to output the probe list to the controller and to display data sampled in the controller. The software development support unit creates the probe list for at least one control signal or at least one device in accordance with an operation performed on the operation screen of the motion control program..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

System modeling, control and optimization

A method for controlling an operation of a system that includes a disturbance rejection model that is configured for modeling the operation of the system so to generate a predicted value for a system output at a future time. The disturbance rejection model may include a neural network for mapping system inputs to the system output.
General Electric Company

Multi-fiber optical sensor for icing

Apparatus and associated methods relate to sampling a large volume of a cloud atmosphere so as to obtain a large signal response from even a sparse distribution of water droplets in the cloud atmosphere. Such a volume can be probed by projecting an uncollimated optical beam into the cloud atmosphere and sampling the signal backscattered from the water droplets located within the probed volume.
Rosemount Aerospace Inc.

Scheme capable of calibrating value of sampling precision of optical sensor for tracking

A method for calibrating a value of sampling precision of an optical sensor for tracking includes: reading a precision variance and a setting precision value from a memory device; measuring the sampling precision of the optical sensor under a normal mode to generate an actually measured precision value; calculating a normalized value that is proportional to the actually measured precision value according to the precision variance, the actually measured precision value, and the setting precision value; and, calibrating the actually measured precision value by using the normalized value.. .
Pixart Imaging (penang) Sdn. Bhd.

Signal coding and structure modeling for imaging

A technology is provided for multi-component and/or multi-configuration imaging with coding, signal composition, signal model, structure model, structure model learning, decoding, reconstruction, performance prediction and performance enhancement. A magnetic resonance imaging example comprises acquiring signal samples in accordance with a coding scheme and a k-space sampling scheme, identifying a structure model in a data assembly formed using an extraction operation, and generating a result consistent with both the acquired signal samples and the identified structure model..

Bus-based information collection system with micro power consumption for battery packages

A bus-based information collection system with micro power consumption for battery packages comprises a plurality of batteries (1) connected in series, each of the batteries (1) is connected to a separate sampling board (2) which is sampling information of the batteries, each of the sampling board (2) is mounted near a corresponding battery (1) and is connected to a communication bus (4) arranged nearby, the communication bus (4) is connected to a secondary control board (3) used for data summarization. For each of the batteries (1) there is one sampling board (2) arranged nearby, each of the sampling boards (2) is proximally connected to the communication bus (4), and a wire is led from the communication bus (4) to the secondary control board (3), so that the wire harness inside the battery box are greatly simplified and sampling errors caused by long wire, electromagnetic interference, and the interference of various unpredictable problems can be effectively reduced.
Hangzhou Xieneng Technology Co.,ltd.

Method and detection of power system disturbance within a digital substation

An objective of the application is to provide a method for detecting a disturbance in a power system within a digital substation and an apparatus using the same. The method includes: sensing electrical parameters at an end of a transmission line; sampling the sensed electrical parameters; extracting traveling-wave information from high frequency component of the samples using a signal processing method; and if the extracted traveling-wave information indicating occurrence of the disturbance, transmitting the extracted traveling-wave information to an intelligent electronic device of the digital substation from a merging unit or non-conventional instrument transformer of the digital substation.
Abb Schweiz Ag

Photoacoustic sensor system and methodology for detecting target molecules

The present invention relates to a photoacoustic sensor system for detecting target molecules in air samples or compressed air samples. The photoacoustic sensor system comprises an acoustic resonator forming a cylindrical resonant cavity and an air or compressed air sampling system configured for directing a flow of air or compressed air through the cylindrical resonant cavity.
Paj Sensor A/s

Method for measuring multi-channel mismatch of ultra-high speed photonic sampler and measurement compensation device thereof

The present invention relates to a measuring and compensating method for channel mismatch of an ultra-high speed time-wavelength interleaved optical pulse sequence, by employing a generating module of the to-be tested ultra-high speed time-wavelength interleaved optical pulse sequence, an optical spectrum measuring module, an electrical frequency measuring module, and a data analyzing and processing module. The present invention obtains mismatch information of the pulse sequence for each channel by means of measurement and analysis of the ultra-high speed time-wavelength interleaved optical pulse sequence, thus overcoming the bottleneck of inadequate sampling of time-domain observation via an oscilloscope.
Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Method of determining a direction of rotation and valid transitions of quadrature pulses

A method of determining a direction of rotation of a shaft is disclosed, as well as an integrated circuit chip that uses the disclosed method. The method includes receiving a first binary signal and a second binary signal from a transducer attached to the shaft, with the first and second binary signals being in quadrature.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Apparatus for inspecting and sampling a wound coil of metal strip

Apparatus (1) for inspecting and sampling a wound coil (2) of metal strip (3) having a supporting arrangement for the wound coil (2). The supporting arrangement has at least two base rollers (4) arranged adjacent to one another.
Primetals Technologies Austria Gmbh

Nano-pore arrays for bio-medical, environmental, and industrial sorting, filtering, monitoring, or dispensing

Micro- or nano-pores are produced in a membrane for various applications including filtration and sorting functions. Pores with at least one cross-sectional dimension in or near the nano-scale are provided.
The Penn State Research Foundation

Microdevice and transdermal delivery and sampling of active substances

A system and method of using a high-aspect ratio microdevice for treating, preventing or ameliorating a medical condition is provided.. .
Nanomed Skincare, Inc.

Self-contained sampling device for processing whole blood

A collection device is disclosed having a tubular housing detachably receiving a valved bulb reservoir at a first end thereof, the housing having a second end for dispensing fluids. The valved bulb reservoir has a sample capillary tube attached at one end thereof.
Tetracore, Inc.

Method and device for sampling an image sensor

A method for sampling an image sensor, the image sensor having a lattice structure having a plurality of triangular sensor elements. In the lattice structure, sensor elements situated adjacent to one another are configured to detect light having respectively different light properties.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Pixel unit for an image sensor, image sensor, sensing a light signal, controlling a pixel unit, and generating an image using a pixel unit

A pixel unit for an image sensor. The pixel unit includes a photodiode for converting alight signal into a processing signal, a multiplexer unit that is designed for using the processing signal to generate at least a first multiplexer signal and a second multiplexer signal that deviates therefrom, and a storage device having at least a first storage unit for buffer storing a time-limited integral value of the first multiplexer signal and a second storage unit for buffer storing a time-limited integral value of the second multiplexer signal.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Systems and methods for lensless image acquisition

Image-sensing devices include odd-symmetry gratings that cast interference patterns over a photodetector array. Grating features offer considerable insensitivity to the wavelength of incident light, and also to the manufactured distance between the grating and the photodetector array.
Rambus Inc.

Computer-executable server load monitoring method, apparatus performing the same and storage medium storing the same

A computer-executable server load monitoring method is performed in a server load monitoring apparatus connected with at least one server. The server load monitoring method includes (a) measuring an average server load value and a maximum server load value during a monitoring period which may be defined from a reference time to a past specific time for each of the at least one server; (b) calculating a band ratio indicating an over performance guide frequency to sampling frequency ratio for the monitoring period based on a server performance guide; and (c) determining a server management policy based on the average server load value, the maximum server load value and the band ratio for each of the at least one server..
Teemstone Llc

Common mode rejection in a reservoir capacitor sar converter

An analog-to-digital converter (adc) circuit comprises a first digital-to-analog (dac) circuit and a second dac circuit, wherein the first and second dac circuits include weighted bit capacitors and reservoir capacitors; a sampling circuit configured to sample a differential input voltage onto the weighted bit capacitors and to sample a reference voltage onto the reservoir capacitors; a comparator circuit operatively coupled to outputs of the first and dac circuits; and logic circuitry configured to: initiate successive bit trials of weighted bit capacitors to convert the input voltage to a digital value by comparing an output of the first dac circuit and an output of second dac circuit using the comparator circuit; and apply charge of the reservoir capacitors to the bit capacitors to reduce the comparator differential input voltage and reduce an error between the input common mode offset and the comparator common mode offset.. .
Analog Devices, Inc.

Method and system for an analog-to-digital converter with near-constant common mode voltage

Methods and systems for an analog-to-digital converter with near-constant common mode voltage may comprise, in an analog-to-digital converter (adc) having sampling switches on each of two input lines to the adc, n double-sided and m single-sided switched capacitors on each input line: sampling an input voltage by closing the sampling switches, opening the sampling switches and comparing voltage levels between the input lines, iteratively switching the double-sided switched capacitors between a reference voltage (vref) and ground, and iteratively switching the single-sided switched capacitors between ground and voltages that may equal vref/2x where x ranges from 0 to m−1 and m is a number of single-sided switched capacitors per input line. A common mode offset of the adc may be less than vadc_fs/128+vadc_fs/256+vadc_fs/512+vadc_fs/1024 when m equals 4 and where vadc_fs is the full-scale voltage of the adc..
Maxlinear, Inc.

Radar target detection system for autonomous vehicles with ultra-low phase noise frequency synthesizer

An object detection system for autonomous vehicle, comprising a radar unit and at least one ultra-low phase noise frequency synthesizer, is provided. The radar unit configured for detecting the presence and characteristics of one or more objects in various directions.

Charging method, charging system, and power adapter

A charging system, a charging method, and a power adapter are provided. The power adapter includes a battery, a first rectification unit, a transformer, a synthesis unit, a first charging interface, a sampling unit, and a modulation and control unit.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

General control circuit for active balance

A general control circuit for active balance comprises a first sampling wire (11) and a second sampling wire (12) by which voltages of adjacent battery packs (4) are sampled respectively. A first voltage division circuit which is composed of a fourth resistor (r4) and a fifth resistor (r5) connected in series, is connected to the first sampling wire.
Hangzhou Xieneng Technology Co.,ltd.

Driving assist system

In a driving assist system, a driving evaluator compares a driving feature data item sampled at each predetermined sampling point and obtained from a target vehicle with historical driving data items for the corresponding sampling point. The driving evaluator obtains, based on a result of the comparison, an evaluation value of the driving feature data item for the target vehicle at each predetermined sampling point.
Denso Corporation

Interface circuits configured to interface with multi-rank memory

An interface circuit may include a first fifo circuit and a second fifo circuit. The first fifo circuit may generate first output data based on a first sampling signal and a second sampling signal.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Computing device and sampling method

According to one embodiment, a computing device includes an oscillator network and a controller. The oscillator network includes a plurality of oscillators coupled to each other.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Heterogeneous sampling delay line-based time to digital converter

A delay line-based time to digital converter includes: a coarse counter for counting a pulse of a timing clock and measuring a time when an edge of an input signal is detected; a fine time interpolator including a plurality of first delay elements and a plurality of second delay elements, a delay line with the input signal as an input, and a flip-flop unit with outputs of the first delay element or outputs of the second delay elements as inputs and the timing clock as an operation frequency; and a timestamp generator for receiving a digital value on a time measured by the coarse counter and the fine time interpolator, and generating a timestamp on the input signal by using the received digital value.. .
Seoul National University R&db Foundation

Communications device, infrastructure equipment, mobile communications network and methods

A communications device includes: a receiver configured to receive signals including at least one positioning reference signal transmitted in each of a plurality of time units; at least one antenna connected to the receiver; a motion detector configured to determine a relative local position of the communications device; and a controller configured to generate a measurement data set including plural measurement samples of at least a phase of the positioning reference signal according to a sampling rate, and a location of the communications device at which the phase of the positioning reference signal was determined. The controller is configured to estimate a relative angle of arrival of the received radio signals, used to determine an estimation of a location of the communications device, wherein the controller is configured to adapt at the rate of sampling to generate the measurement data set in accordance with predetermined conditions..
Sony Corporation

System and sampling halosilanes

This disclosure is directed to a system and method relevant to sampling halosilanes or other water-reactive samples. In embodiments, a system for hydrolyzing samples includes a container with a receiving liquid (e.g., an hf solution) contained therein and an actuator coupled with the container.
Elemental Scientific, Inc.

Exhaust-gas sampling system, and operating an exhaust-gas sampling system of said type

An exhaust-gas sampling system includes a main conveying line, a main throughput pump which conveys a sample gas in the main conveying line, a sample gas bag, a sample gas withdrawal line which fluidically connects the main conveying line to the sample gas bag, a throughflow control element arranged in the sample gas withdrawal line, an analyzer, a sample gas analysis line which connects the analyzer to the sample gas bag, an evacuation line which establishes a fluidic connection between the main throughput pump and the sample gas bag, and a first valve arranged in the evacuation line. The first valve opens and closes the evacuation line..
Avl Emission Test Systems Gmbh

Modular compositing-multiple lot screening protocols for detection of pathogens, microbial contaminants and/or constituents

Particular aspects provide a method of sampling, testing and validating test lots (e.g., single-unit production lots), comprising: assembling a plurality of product portions from each of a plurality of test lots and combining the collected product portions to provide a corresponding set of test lot samples (wherein each test lot sample is attributed to a particular corresponding test lot); enriching the set of test lot samples; removing equal portions of each enriched sample, and combining the removed portions to provide a modular composite sample; and testing of the modular composite sample for the target agent/organism, wherein where such testing is positive, individual test lots may nonetheless yet be validated by further testing of a respective enriched test lot sample and obtaining a negative test result. The methods have broad utility for monitoring all sorts of test lots (e.g., environmental lots, production lots, pharmaceutical lots, etc.) and for efficiently affecting informed, targeted remedial measures..
Institute For Environmental Health, Inc.

Heart sound denoising apparatus, method, and program

Provided is a heart sound denoising apparatus that includes: a heart sound signal acquisition unit that acquires a heart sound signal collected by a sound collector; a pulsation signal acquisition unit that acquires a pulsation signal of a living body; a peak interval acquisition unit that acquires a peak interval of the acquired pulsation signal; a first resampling unit that resamples the heart sound signal corresponding to the acquired peak interval, to a predetermined number of samples, with respect to the heart sound signal detected at a same time as the acquired pulsation signal; a noise removal unit that removes a noise component from the resampled heart sound signal; and a second resampling unit that resamples the heart sound signal resampled by the first resampling unit and with the noise removed, to a number of samples of the peak interval.. .
Ai Technology, Inc.

Method and system for analysis of diagnostic parameters and disease progression

A system and method of identifying a change in an eye to detect a probability of disease progression is provided. A database of eye examination maps of different eyes is employed, with each eye examination map including visual field information.

Electronic monitoring, security, and communication device assembly

A method, system, and apparatus for security and monitoring are disclosed. In one embodiment, a small device with five sensors (temperature, light, motion, accelerometer, sound) includes a processor, local data storage, and wifi and bluetooth communication capabilities.
Rph Engineering, Llc

Dtv receiving system and processing dtv signal

A digital television (dtv) receiving system includes an information detector, a resampler, a timing recovery unit, and a carrier recovery unit. The information detector detects a known data sequence which is periodically inserted in a digital television (dtv) signal received from a dtv transmitting system.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Distributed sensing and video capture system and apparatus

Systems and apparatus for sensing and video capture include at least one camera with an optical sensor that captures video image data of a first sampling rate. An auxiliary sensor captures auxiliary data at a second sample rate.
Verint Americas Inc.

Vehicle information transmission system

A vehicle information transmission system that carries out communication with a management server that manages a vehicle includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to acquire vehicle information in accordance with a third sampling pattern that is a combination of a first sampling pattern and a second sampling pattern.
Aisin Aw Co., Ltd.

Multiple-speed message channel of messaging system

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for receiving from a plurality of publishers messages of a first channel of a plurality of distinct channels wherein each channel comprises an ordered plurality of messages, storing messages of the first channel in one or more first buffers according to the order, each first buffer having a respective time-to-live, for one or more connections, determining a respective sampling rate based on a data type of the first channel and a determined latency of the connection, receiving from a subscriber through a first connection a request for messages of the first channel, selecting messages in the first buffers according to the order and the sampling rate, and sending the selected messages using the first connection to the subscriber according to the order.. .
Machine Zone, Inc.

Multiple cryptographic key generation for two-way communication

The embodiments provide a cryptography key for two communicating devices that is based on information known only to the devices. Each of the communicating devices determines the information without communicating key information related to the encryption key with the other.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Cryptography method

The embodiments provide cryptography that is performed in each of two communicating devices and is based on information known only to the devices. The information is determined in each of the devices at the time of communications.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Cryptography using rf power measurement

The embodiments provide a cryptography key for two communicating devices that is based on information known only to the devices. The information may only be determined by the devices.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Device including single wire interface and data processing system including the same

A master device communicates with a slave device through an asynchronous serial communications link. The master device includes a single pad configured to communicate a command frame including an address and a data frame including data with the slave device via a single wire; and a processing circuit configured to generate an oversampling clock signal from a clock signal, to perform a synchronization process for selecting one of a plurality of clock phases of the oversampling clock signal, and to perform a sampling process for sampling an each bit value included in the data frame transmitted from the slave device using a clock phase at the same position as the clock phase selected during the synchronization process..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method and device for improving synchronization in a communications link

A data reception device comprises: a first data input for receiving a first data signal and a clock input for receiving a clock signal; and a stability detection circuit adapted to generate: a first error signal indicating when a data transition of the first data signal occurs during a first period at least partially before a first significant clock edge of the clock signal; and a second error signal indicating when a data transition of the first data signal occurs during a second period at least partially after the first significant clock edge of the clock signal; and a control circuit configured to generate a control signal for adjusting the sampling time of the first data signal based on said first and second error signals.. .
Commissariat à L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

Phase calibration of clock signals

A receiver with clock phase calibration. A first sampling circuit generates first digital data based on an input signal, a sampling phase of the first sampling circuit controlled by a first clock signal.
Rambus Inc.

Time-to-digital converter in phase-locked loop

A time-to-digital converter includes a delay unit into which a first signal is input and a sampling unit into which a second signal is input. The delay unit includes a first delay chain, a second delay chain, and a third delay chain that are connected in series in sequence.
Huawei Adminstration Building, Bantian

High speed sampling of sensors

Systems and methods for interrogating sensing systems utilising bursts of samples. Bursts of samples correspond to optical pulses returning from optical sensors, where pulses are spaced at a period significantly longer than the pulse width, giving irregular sample spacing.
Stingray Geophysical Inc.

Data signal line drive circuit, data signal line drive method and display device

The present invention reliably and sufficiently corrects a voltage variation in data signal lines in a display device resulting when sampling analog video signals, while suppressing increase in layout area. In a data signal line drive circuit of an active matrix liquid crystal display device, a video signal svi is sampled by an nch transistor (swk) which has a parasitic capacitance (cgd) that causes a voltage drop in a data signal line sl3(i−1)+k (i=1 through n; k=1, 2, 3).
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Methods and systems of generating a parametric eye model

Systems and techniques for generating a parametric eye model of one or more eyes are provided. The systems and techniques may include obtaining eye data from an eye model database.
Eth Zürich (eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich)

Water surface rendering in virtual environment

Aspects described herein may provide improved water surface approximation by correcting a polygonal mesh (such as a projected grid mesh) at pixel and/or sub-pixel levels through application of a novel ray-casting method based on a modified version of newton's method for finding roots. The ray-casting method may refine an initial condition determined based on the polygonal mesh and may iteratively develop a more accurate approximation of the water surface as described further herein.
Wargaming.net Limited

Methods, apparatus and system for analytics replay utilizing random sampling

Methods, systems, and computer program products for visually representing and displaying data are described. The visual representation may be a data animation.
Business Objects Software Ltd.

System and distributing product samples to promote sales in an ornamental and pressure-free environment

A system and method for distributing product samples to promote sales in an ornamental and pressure-free environment. The system allows a consumer to sample a product and become educated about the product in an ornamental, strategically illuminated chamber, and with no sales pressure.

Systemic risk management system, systemic risk management method, and storage medium storing systemic risk management program

This systemic risk management system comprises: a sampling means which, given a set of interbank loans, i.e., loans of funds from any of multiple banks to any borrower included in the aforementioned multiple banks, generates a sample which represents the aforementioned set modified by means of a reconnection in which the aforementioned borrower of the interbank loan selected from the set is replaced with a selected bank; an important transaction designation means which selects multiple of the aforementioned generated samples on the basis of the scale, derived on the basis of the set represented by the sample, of a bankruptcy of the multiple banks resulting from the effects of the collapse of prescribed investments of at least one of the multiple banks, and which designates an important interbank loan on the basis of the interbank loans included in the aforementioned selected multiple samples in which reconnections have been made; and an important bank designating means which designates an important bank on the basis of the designated important interbank loan.. .
Nec Corporation

Determining native resolutions of video sequences

In one embodiment of the present invention, a native resolution analyzer generates a log-magnitude spectrum that elucidates sampling operations that have been performed on a scene. In operation, the native resolution analyzer performs a transform operation of a color component associated with a frame included in the scene to generate a frame spectrum.
Netflix, Inc.

Systems and methods for beamforming using variable sampling

The present disclosure provides systems and methods for ultrasound imaging using a modified variable sampling beamforming technique. Unlike conventional methods of variable sampling beamforming, in which in-phase and quadrature samples are obtained for each pixel location, in various example embodiments of the present disclosure, the pixel locations are quadrature-spaced such that for each 5 sample point, an adjacent sample point along an a-line is employed as the quadrature sample.
Dalhousie University

Clock jitter measurement circuit and semiconductor device including the same

A circuit for measuring clock jitter includes: an internal signal generator configured to generate an internal clock signal and a single pulse signal, respectively synchronized with an input clock signal; a plurality of delay units being connected in series with each other and configured to generate respective delayed clock signals; a plurality of latch circuits configured to latch the single pulse signal in synchronization with the respective delayed clock signals, and output sampling signals; and a count sub-circuit configured to output a count value resulting from counting a number of active sampling signals of the sampling signals.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Continuous in-line hydrocarbon quality analyzer

Information from the apparatus will be used to characterize the quality of charge stocks and hydrocarbon components of process or utility units. This instrument is based on the concept that each hydrocarbon molecule has a distinct viscosity at a given temperature.

Method and a cone penetration test with whipstock-enabled soil sampling

A method and apparatus for geotechnical soil sampling in conjunction with the cone penetration test (cpt) is provided. The apparatus involves a tubular whipstock cell affixed between push rods and the lower elements of a cone penetrometer.

System and identifying data useful for valve diagnostics

Embodiments of systems and methods that can facilitate data collection for valve diagnostics. The systems can include a valve assembly with a valve and a sampling device that is configured to access a repository with a first buffer and a second buffer.
Dresser Llc

Representative sampling of multiphase fluids

A technique facilitates evaluation of a fluid, such as a fluid produced from a well. The technique utilizes a modular and mobile system for testing flows of fluid which may comprise mixtures of constituents, and for sampling fluids thereof.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation

Exhaust gas treatment device having integrated gas sampling sensor

An exhaust gas treatment device includes a housing having a wall. The wall of the housing defines an interior chamber.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Print head drop detectors

In one example, a print head drop detector (202) is described. The print head drop detector (202) comprises a sampling volume and a fan (208) to cause an airflow though the sampling volume (206).
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

Vaginal cell or cervical cell collection device

A self-sampling device used for collecting a homogenized sample of cells from different areas within the vaginal canal by a user. The device, comprises a hollow, cylindrical elongated tubing, a cell collecting area which is covered by an adhesive collecting element is disposed at one end, a channel disposed along the length of the cell collecting area for collecting the cells from different areas along length of the vaginal canal via one insertion, so as to mix the cells within the channel resulting in the homogenized collection of cells, further the collecting element has plurality of organized ridges arranged along the length of the cell collecting area to facilitate cell collection and a handle comprising an ergonomically shaped finger grip, wherein one end of the finger grip having a design or marking to facilitate easy counting of the complete rotations of the device, the handle and the tubing is designed to form a unitary structure..
Mel-mont Medical, Llc

Device for assaying analytes in bodily fluids

A device for determining the presence and/or quantity of one or more analytes in a sample of human body fluid has a container for receiving a sample of body fluid, with an interior that is delimited by a base and by a circumferential surface. It further comprises at least one test strip and a holding element for receiving and holding the one or more test strips.
Express Diagnostics Int'l, Inc.

Robust calcification tracking in fluoroscopic imaging

Robust calcification tracking is provided in fluoroscopic imagery. A patient with an inserted catheter is scanned over time.
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Bodily fluid sampling device with dual needles and slide-activated needle retraction

A medical device configured as a tube holder for use in collecting bodily fluids, especially for use as a blood collection tube holder, the device embodying two coaxially alignable needles, the first needle being a forwardly facing fluid collection needle and the second needle being a rearwardly facing fluid discharge needle. The first and second needles are satisfactorily supported by a frontal attachment and body, respectively, that are disposed in relative sliding engagement along an interface that is transverse to the first and second needle and that extends at least from the second needle to an opening into a needle retraction chamber that projects rearwardly from the body..
Retractable Technologies, Inc.

Blood sampling devices

Improvements in and relating to blood sampling devices a blood sampling device includes a housing and a lancet supporting a lancet needle or tip, the lancet and needle being urged or urgeable in a pricking direction. A trigger mechanism is moveable to a fire position for releasing the lancet to travel in the pricking direction.
Owen Mumford Limited

Devices and methods for body fluid sampling and analysis

Described here are meters and methods for sampling, transporting, and/or analyzing a fluid sample. The meters may include a meter housing and a cartridge.
Intuity Medical, Inc.

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Dynamic fidelity updates for encoded displays

Source devices are provided that increase quality of displayed images by dynamically integrating higher fidelity update frames into a base stream encoded using an encoding technique (e.g., chroma-subsampling and/or another lossless encoding technique). Use of base image frames enables backward compatibility with existing technology and serves as a baseline for bandwidth scaling.
Intel Corporation

Image encoding and decoding methods and devices thereof

Image encoding and decoding methods and devices thereof are provided. The encoding method includes: performing downsampling on a first image to obtain a second image; encoding the second image to obtain a second image bit stream, and sending the second image bit stream to a decoding end; processing the second image to obtain a third image having a resolution the same as that of the first image; calculating a difference between the third image and the first image to obtain a first difference image; regulating pixel values of the first difference image to fall within a pre-set range, to obtain a second difference image; and encoding the second difference image to obtain a second difference image bit stream, and sending the second difference image bit stream to the decoding end to enable the decoding end to reconstruct the first image..
Beijing Century Technology Co., Ltd.

Chroma subsampling and gamut reshaping

Downsampled video content is generated in a subsampling color space from linearized video content in the subsampling color space. The linearized video content represents a first spatial dimension, whereas the downsampled video content represents a second spatial dimension lower than the first spatial dimension.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

Dynamic fidelity updates for encoded displays

Sink devices are provided that increase quality of displayed images by dynamically integrating higher fidelity update frames into a base stream encoded using an encoding technique (e.g., chroma-subsampling and/or another lossless encoding technique). Use of base image frames enables backward compatibility with existing technology and serves as a baseline for bandwidth scaling.
Intel Corporation

Encoding/decoding digital frames by down-sampling/up-sampling with enhancement information

Input digital frames may be down-sampled to create one or more base frames characterized by a lower resolution than the input digital frames. Enhancement information corresponding to a difference between pixel values for the one or more input digital frames and corresponding pixel values of up-sampled versions of the one or more base frames is then created.
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Signal correction method and apparatus, and terminal

The present invention discloses a signal correction method and apparatus, and a terminal, and relates to the signal processing field. The method includes: receiving an input signal, where the input signal is an audio signal or an image signal, the input signal includes signals that are corresponding to multiple units respectively, and any one of the units is a sampling point of the audio signal or a pixel unit of the image signal; performing texture detection on a target unit to obtain a first signal; extracting a high frequency component of a signal of the target unit to obtain a second signal; performing multiplication processing and non-linear processing on the first signal and the second signal to obtain a sharpness correction signal of the target unit; and performing sharpness correction on the signal of the target unit according to the sharpness correction signal..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Long range bluetooth low energy synchronization system

A synchronizer can include a symbol estimator, an inner-pattern de-mapper, a timing tracker, and a correlator. The symbol estimator can be configured to estimate one or more symbols of a received signal based on a phase signal.
Intel Ip Corporation

Systems and methods for out-of-band interference mitigation

A system for interference mitigation including a transmit coupler that samples the rf transmit signal to create a sampled rf transmit signal; a transmit analog canceller that transforms the rf transmit signal to an rf interference cancellation signal, according to a first configuration state; a first receive coupler that combines the rf interference cancellation signal and the rf receive signal to generate a composite rf receive signal; a sampling analog interference filtering system that, in order to remove interference in the transmit band, filters the sampled rf transmit signal to generate a cleaned transmit signal; a first frequency downconverter that converts the transmit signal to a bb transmit signal; a second frequency downconverter that converts the composite rf receive signal to a composite bb receive signal; and an analog-to-digital converter that converts the transmit signal to a digital transmit signal.. .
Kumu Networks, Inc.

Multi-junction pixel image sensor with dielectric reflector between photodetection layers

Some embodiments provide a color image sensor and color image sampling method that uses multiple-layer pixels and is capable of producing color images without using absorption color filters (e.g., such as employed in conventional cfas). In accordance with some embodiments of the color image sensor device and color image sampling method, frequency-dependent reflectors are incorporated between the photodetection layers of multiple-layer (e.g., two layer) pixels..
Dartmouth College

Oscillator controlled random sampling method and circuit

Various embodiments comprise methods and apparatuses for selecting a randomly-chosen seed row from among a stream of available data in a memory system. A refresh operation is then performed on at least one selected row of memory in the memory system based on the randomly-chosen seed row.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Generating moving thumbnails for videos

A method of generating a moving thumbnail is disclosed. The method includes sampling video frames of a video item.
Google Inc.

Methods for processing and analyzing a signal, and devices implementing such methods

A method for processing an initial signal includes a useful signal and added noise, which comprises a step of frequency selective analysis providing starting from initial signal a plurality of wideband analysis signals corresponding to one of the analysed frequencies, and comprising the following actions: zero or more complex frequency translations, one or more undersampling operations, computation of the instantaneous amplitude, of the instantaneous phase, and of the instantaneous frequency of the wideband analysis signals. This information then allow to detect modulations of signals included in high levels of noise and to detect with a good probability the presence of a signal in a high level of noise..

Reconstruction of an image data set from measurement data of an image capturing device

A method for reconstructing an image data set from magnetic resonance data is provided. First measurement data is captured using an image capturing device.

Information processing method, server, and computer storage medium

An information processing method, a server, and a computer storage medium are disclosed. The method includes: obtaining first information from a first terminal, the first information including at least information content and an information presentation style parameter; obtaining second information from the second terminal, the second information including at least basic user information and/or user behavior information and/or user relationship chain information; generating sampling information according to the first information and the second information, and constructing, according to the sampling information, at least one processing policy that separately corresponds to a first type of processing node interacting with the first terminal and a second type of processing node interacting with the second terminal; and generating the third information according to the first information and the at least one processing policy, and sending the third information to the second terminal for information presentation..
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

System and managing sample collection data and documentation

What is provided is a system and methods for more quickly, accurately, and efficiently collecting, tracking, and transmitting sample collection data and information. Specifically, this involves the generation of printed labels in the field comprising labels with barcodes corresponding to specific sample collection data and information.
Remediation Technologies, Inc.

Data lineage analysis

According to an example of the present disclosure, a system and a computer-implemented method of tracing data flow are disclosed. The method includes profiling and classifying, by at least one processing device, domains based on features of columns containing data.
Global Ids, Inc.

Crowd sourced data sampling at the crowd

An approach is provided for sampling crowd sourced data. The approach selects an sampling node from a set of crowd nodes.
International Business Machines Corporation

Media event structure and context identification using short messages

The present disclosure is descriptive of discovering structure, content, and context of a media event, e.g., a live media event, using real-time discussions that unfold through short messaging services. Generally, a sampling of short messages of a plurality of users is obtained.
Excalibur Ip, Llc

Information processing apparatus and program execution status display method

An information processing apparatus obtains start time information indicating a plurality of start times that are calculated when a target program is executed. The target program includes a loop that repeats a process using a plurality of functions.
Fujitsu Limited

Adaptive rebuilding rates based on sampling and inference

A method for execution by one or more processing modules of a dispersed storage network (dsn), the method begins by monitoring an encoded data slice access rate to produce an encoded data slice access rate for an associated rebuilding rate of a set of rebuilding rates. The method continues by applying a learning function to the encoded data slice access rate based on a previous encoded data slice access rate associated with the rebuilding rate to produce an updated previous encoded data slice access rate of a set of previous encoded data slice access rates.
International Business Machines Corporation

Calibrating a continuous-time receiver for capacitive sensing

Embodiments herein describe input devices that include receivers for sampling capacitive sensing signals. In one embodiment, the receivers perform continuous demodulation where the sampling of the capacitive sensing signal is not synchronized with the modulated signal applied to the sensor.
Synaptics Incorporated

Method and system with sensors for sensing hand or finger positions for adjustable control

A handle is adapted to receive one or more fingers or a portion of the hand. A set of sensors is mounted on or near the surface of the handle.
Deere & Company

Method and reconstruction of magnetic resonance images with incomplete sampling

A magnetic resonance (mr) image is created by executing an imaging sequence with an mr apparatus, wherein data in k-space are acquired using multiple receiving antennae, and reconstruction of all image points that correspond to all k-space points belonging to the imaging sequence takes place using a sensitivity profile of the receiving antennae in order to also take account of data at k-space points at positions at which no data were acquired. Data acquired at a number of positions of particular k-space points, the number of the particular k-space points being smaller than the number of all k-space points belonging to the imaging sequence.
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Method for measuring quick changes in low surface conductivity of dielectrics under electromagnetic interference of line voltage and equipment to perform this type of measurement

The equipment for measurement of quick changes of low surface conductivity of dielectrics under electromagnetic interference of line voltage contains the sensing element (1) monitoring electromagnetic interference and the block (2) monitoring electromagnetic interference that is connected to the sensing element, and the comparative block (3) for control of generation of time sequences is connected to the first output from the block (2) and the block (4) for generation of pulses is also connected to the first output from the block (2), and the output of the block (4) are square pulses 1 ms/±5 v, and the first output 10 μs/±5 v and the second output 10 μs/±5 v are connected to inputs of the block (6) of logic elements, and another output of the block (2) monitoring electromagnetic interference is connected to the comparative element (5), the output of which is connected to the fourth input of the block (6) of logic elements, and the first output of the bloc (6) of logic elements is connected through the block (7) for modulation of pulses to the with the output as pulse 0 to 300 mv to the tested surface in the block (8) of the voltage divider surface/divider-resistor where output from this block (8) of the voltage divider surface/resistor-divider is connected through the block (11) of the voltage follower to the divider with very high input impedance to signal inputs of the first sample-and-hold amplifier (9) and of the second sample-and-hold amplifier (10), and the second input for control of sampling of the first sample-and-hold amplifier (9) and the second input for control of sampling of the second sample-and-hold amplifier (10) are connected with corresponding outputs for control of sampling of the block (6) of logic elements, and output of the first sample-and-hold amplifier (9) is connected through the block (12) of two inverting amplifiers connected in series to inverting input of the differential amplifier (13), and output from the second sample-and-hold amplifier (10) is connected to its non-inverting input, and the differential amplifier (13) is connected through the block (14) to eliminate accidental jitter of signal and the output block (15) with low impedance to the output from the equipment.. .

Methods for sampling gingival metabolites

One or more methods for sampling gingival metabolites and biomarkers.. .
The Procter & Gamble Company

Sealed water sampling device

A sealed cylindrical-type frame with an o-ring sealed lid, and an opening mechanism sealed with o-rings and tension from a coiled spring for water sampling, that may be lowered to a predetermined depth of water without contamination from travel through other depths of water, and may be raised from depths of water without contamination from travel through other depths of water and from travel through air.. .

Camera testing using reverse projection

A computer-implemented method for testing a modulation transfer function or spatial frequency response of an imaging system includes, on a computing device, generating a plurality of accumulation cells running along an accumulation line. A boundary delineation divides a first segment of a digital test image captured by the imaging system from a second segment, and the plurality of accumulation cells collectively comprise a one-dimensional accumulation array.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Fmcw radar level gauge with enhanced timing control

A radar level gauge system controllable between a measurement state and a signal processing state. In the measurement state a first timing signal circuit is enabled, a microwave signal source generates a transmit signal with a time-varying frequency being related to first timing signals from the first timing signal generating circuitry, and a sampler samples a mixer signal at sampling times related to the first timing signals.
Rosemount Tank Radar Ab

Method for minimizing vibration in a multi-pump system

A technique for reducing harmonic vibration in a multiplex multi-pump system. The technique includes establishing a lower bound of system specific vibration-related information such as via pressure variation or other vibration indicator.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation

System for sampling sediment on a bottom of a liquid medium

System for removing sediments from a bed of a liquid environment such as a harbor or a pond, characterized in that it comprises a conduit (30), the lower extremity of which forms a moving suction mouth (31) that is to be placed substantially at the level of the bed, and the upper extremity of which leads into the open air so that said mouth (31) is under atmospheric pressure, said system comprising means for carrying out a local stirring operation (41, 42, 43, 44, 53) within said mouth and discharging means (50, 51, 52) connecting said mouth (31) to the surface of said liquid environment, in which these sediments circulate.. .
Environnemental Sediments Treatment

Bioreactor system for cell cultivation

The present invention relates to a novel bioreactor system for cell cultivation. More specifically, the invention relates to a compact bioreactor system which has several integrated functions and enables small scale static culture as well as scale-up rocking culture in the same bioreactor.
General Electric Company

Single-platform integrated aquatic species and habitat sampling system

Low or no disturbance sampling can be accomplished such as through a single-platform aquatic species and habitat sampling system with data integration and rapid processing capabilities that can address the need for sampling at variable depths over varied habitats, along with the simultaneous collection of linked physical and biological data. The platform may be based on a 24-36 foot boat, and may include a net mouth opener brace for an adjustable concentrator net and smaller drift net which may be attached to an adjustable sample chamber, perhaps containing variable mesh capture nets as well as cameras, water sampling equipment, and water quality sensors integrated with a fish finder, gps, and other monitoring and data recording equipment.
S. P. Cramer & Associates D/b/a Cramer Fish Sciences

Ultrasonic imaging device and controlling same

In accordance with one aspect of the present disclosure, an ultrasound imaging apparatus comprising: an ultrasonic probe for transmitting ultrasonic waves to a target object and receiving ultrasonic waves reflected from the object; a beamforming unit for beamforming the received ultrasonic wave and outputting a beamforming signal; a sampling unit for adjusting the number of sampling times of the beamforming signal according to the amount of motion of the object; and an image processing unit for matching and synthesizing the sampled signals.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Spectral doppler detection

In spectral pulsed wave doppler imaging, spatial variance in signal and/or noise are reduced by combination of multiple spectra with at least partially decorrelated noise. Rather than requiring oversampling in time, the multiple spectra for one doppler gate are created from different spatial signals.
Siemens Medical Solutions Usa, Inc.