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new patent 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


new patent 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.


new patent 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.


new patent 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


new patent 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)


new patent 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


new patent 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.. .

new patent 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.


new patent 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.


new patent 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.


new patent

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.

new patent

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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

new patent

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

new patent

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).. .

new patent

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

new patent

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

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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.

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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

new patent

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.

new patent

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.

new patent

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.

new patent

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

new patent

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

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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

new patent

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.

new patent

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.

new patent

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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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.

Methods and devices for user detection in spectrum sharing

A communication circuit arrangement includes a sub sampling circuit configured to obtain wideband signal data including candidate reference sequences from a plurality of carrier channels and to downsample the wideband signal data to shift the candidate reference sequences closer to each other in frequency, a comparison circuit configured to compare the downsampled signal data to a composite detection sequence to detect whether any of the candidate reference sequences match any of a plurality of predefined reference sequences in the composite detection sequence, and a decision circuit configured to determine whether any of the plurality of carrier channels contain an active network based on the detection results.. .
Intel Corporation

Low-power and low-mismatch correlated double sampling (cds) circuit

Techniques provided herein are directed toward a simplified correlated double sampling (cds) circuit that reduces the amount of components and potential noise sources utilized to two switches and a capacitor. Such cds circuits can be used in conjunction with downstream programmable gain amp (pga) circuitry to provide double sampling along with variable gain and/or other features.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Hdmi receiving circuit and determining transmission mode

A high-definition multimedia interface (hdmi) receiving circuit receives an image signal and an input clock transmitted via hdmi and generates output data. The hdmi receiving circuit includes: a sampling circuit, sampling the image signal according to a transmission mode and the input clock to generate the output data; a data comparison circuit, coupled to the sampling circuit, determining whether the output data includes predetermined data to generate a determination result; and a control circuit, coupled to the sampling circuit and the data comparison circuit, determining the transmission mode according to the determination result..
Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.

Channel training using a replica lane

Systems, apparatuses, and methods for utilizing training sequences on a replica lane are described. A transmitter is coupled to a receiver via a communication channel with a plurality of lanes.
Ati Technologies Ulc

Wireless communication device and method therein for time synchronization in a wireless communication network

A wireless communication device and method therein for time synchronization in a wireless communication network are disclosed. The wireless communication device determines a first timing (tc) by performing a coarse time synchronization based on a synchronization signal received by the wireless communication device, wherein the received synchronization signal is sampled either in an original sampling rate or a reduced sampling rate.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Distributed phase locked loop in hearing instruments

A system, in some embodiments, comprises: an antenna; a receiver, coupled to the antenna, to receive wireless signals from another electronic device; a signal processor (sp) coupled to the receiver; and a phase locked loop (pll), distributed among the receiver and the sp, to synchronize the frequency of a data sampling clock used by the sp with the frequency of a source clock determined by the receiver.. .
Semiconductor Components Industries, Llc

Sampling clock generating circuit and analog to digital converter

A sampling clock generating circuit and an analog to digital converter includes a resistance variable circuit, a not-gate type circuit, and a capacitor, where an input end of the not-gate type circuit receives a pulse signal whose period is t; an output end of the not-gate type circuit is connected to one end of the capacitor; the other end of the capacitor is grounded; a power supply terminal of the not-gate type circuit is connected to a power supply; a ground terminal of the not-gate type circuit is connected to one end of the resistance variable circuit; and the other end of the resistance variable circuit is grounded; the not-gate type circuit is configured to: when the pulse signal is a high level, output a low level; and when the pulse signal is a low level, output a high level.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Analog-to-digital converter protection circuit, controlling analog-to-digital converter protection circuit, and controller

An analog-to-digital converter protection circuit, a method for controlling an analog-to-digital converter protection circuit, and a controller are disclosed. The analog-to-digital converter protection circuit includes: an analog switch, an analog-to-digital converter, a controller, and a series circuit including at least two resistors connected in series.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Time-to-digital converter and digital phase locked loop

A time-to-digital converter including n stages of converting circuits, where n≧2, and n is an integer. Each stage of converting circuit includes a first delayer and an arbiter; an output end of the first delayer in each stage of converting circuit outputs a delayed signal of the stage of converting circuit; and the arbiter in each stage of converting circuit receives a sampling clock and the delayed signal of the stage of converting circuit, and compares the sampling clock with the delayed signal to obtain an output signal of the stage of converting circuit.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Mixer and generating an output signal from an input signal

A mixer for generating an analog output signal xout from an analog input signal xin using a mixing signal having a mixing frequency fmix, the mixer comprising: a scaler being configured to sample the analog input signal xin at a plurality of discrete points in time k with a sampling frequency fs to obtain a sampled analog input signal xin[k] having a continuous signal value, and to generate the analog output signal xout having a continuous signal value by scaling the sampled analog input signal xin[k] on the basis of a plurality of scaling coefficients a[k], wherein the scaling coefficients a[k] are a time-discrete representation of the mixing signal.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Ion trap mass spectrometer

An apparatus 41 and operation method are provided for an electrostatic trap mass spectrometer with measuring frequency of multiple isochronous ionic oscillations. For improving throughput and space charge capacity, the trap is substantially extended in one z-direction forming a reproduced two-dimensional field.
Leco Corporation

Plasma processing method

A plasma processing method for performing a plasma process on a substrate in a plasma processing apparatus is provided. The plasma processing method comprises: a sampling-average-value calculating process of sampling voltage detection signals and electric current detection signals and calculating an average value of these signals during a first monitoring time; a moving-average-value calculating process of calculating a moving average value of the voltage detection signals and the electric current detection signals; a load impedance-measurement-value calculating process of calculating a measurement value of a load impedance with respect to a first high frequency power supply; and a reactance control process of controlling a reactance of a variable reactance element such that the measurement value of the load impedance is equal or approximate to a preset matching point corresponding to impedance on the side of the first high frequency power supply..
Daihen Corporation

Digital volume control

A digital volume control may be implemented in a digital-to-analog controller (dac) when an output rate of the dac is higher than the input rate. The upsampling conversion process from the digital input to analog output may be controlled to adjust a volume of an output signal produced from the digital signals.
Cirrus Logic International Semiconductor Ltd.

Resampling an audio signal for low-delay encoding/decoding

A method and device for resampling an audio frequency signal in an audio frequency signal coding or decoding. The method includes the following acts for each signal block to be resampled: determining, by adaptive linear prediction, a number of future signal samples, this number being defined as a function of a chosen resampling delay; constructing a resampling support vector from at least samples of the current block and determined future signal samples; applying a resampling filter to the samples of the resampling support vector..
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Method and determining inter-channel time difference parameter

A method for determining an inter-channel time difference (itd) parameter includes determining a reference parameter according to a time-domain signal on a first sound channel and a time-domain signal on a second sound channel, where the reference parameter corresponds to a sequence of obtaining the time-domain signal on the first sound channel and the time-domain signal on the second sound channel, determining a search range according to the reference parameter and a limiting value (tmax), where the tmax is determined according to a sampling rate of the time-domain signal on the first sound channel, and performing search processing within the search range based on a frequency-domain signal on the first sound channel and a frequency-domain signal on the second sound channel to determine a first itd parameter corresponding to the first sound channel and the second sound channel.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Audio decoding using intermediate sampling rate

A method for processing a signal includes receiving a first frame of an input audio bitstream at a decoder. The first frame includes at least one signal associated with a frequency range.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Method and converting voice into text in multiparty call

A method and an apparatus for converting a speech-to-text in a multiparty call. Receiving speech-to-text requests sent by at least two terminals, where the speech-to-text requests include a first identifier and a second identifier; allocating a session to the at least two terminals, so that in the speech-to-text requests sent by the at least two terminals, terminals that have a same first identifier or a same second identifier have a same session; receiving, by using a packet-switched domain, a voice stream whose sampling rate is greater than 8 khz and that is sent by at least one terminal in one multiparty call, where the multiparty call corresponds to one session; converting the voice stream into a text; and sending the text to a terminal in the multiparty call..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Light field display control methods and apparatuses, light field display devices

Embodiments of the present application disclose various light field display control methods and apparatuses and various light field display devices, wherein a light field display control method disclosed comprises: sampling a source image according to interest level distribution information of the source image; determining a light field image corresponding to the sampled source image; adjusting display pixel density distribution of a display of a light field display device at least according to the interest level distribution information; and displaying the light field image via the adjusted light field display device. The technical solution provided in the embodiments of the present application can make full use of pixels of the display of the light field display device to present differential spatial resolution of different regions of a light field display image..
Beijing Zhigu Rui Tuo Tech Co., Ltd.

Method and system for vascular disease detection using recurrent neural networks

A method and apparatus for vascular disease detection and characterization using a recurrent neural network (rnn) is disclosed. A plurality of 2d cross-section image patches are extracted from a 3d computed tomography angiography (cta) image, each extracted at a respective sampling point along a vessel centerline of a vessel of interest in the 3d cta image.
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Customized cooking utilizing deep learning neuromorphic computing of hyperspectral input

One or more processors receive hyperspectral band input, biometric input, and cognitive input as response input, from a user sampling a plurality of base foods, each base food prepared with a subset of ingredients and preparation techniques. The response input is transformed to a numeric representation of the respective input.
International Business Machines Corporation

Decoding barcodes

Systems and methods are provided for decoding barcodes. A scan signal is acquired along a scan through a barcode.
Cognex Corporation





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