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Date/App# patent app List of recent Signal Processing-related patents
06/23/16
20160183012 
 Hearing device adapted for estimating a current real ear to coupler difference patent thumbnailHearing device adapted for estimating a current real ear to coupler difference
The application relates to a hearing device comprising an ite-part adapted for being located at or in an ear canal of a user, a configurable signal processing unit for processing an input signal, and a feedback estimation unit for providing a current estimate of an acoustic feedback path from an output transducer to an input transducer, a memory for storing frequency dependent reference estimates of the acoustic feedback path the real ear to coupler difference, when the ite-part is correctly mounted, an optional probe signal generator for generating a probe signal at least in a specific measurement mode, wherein the hearing device is configured to perform measurement of the current estimate of the acoustic feedback path. The hearing device further comprises a control unit operatively connected to said memory and to said signal processing unit, and configured to compare said current estimate of the acoustic feedback path with said reference estimate of the acoustic feedback path, and to provide a current feedback path difference measure, and to determine a current estimate of real ear to coupler difference from the current feedback path difference measure.

06/23/16
20160182874 
 Multiple camera  synchronized auto white balance patent thumbnailMultiple camera synchronized auto white balance
An apparatus includes a plurality of camera units where each camera unit has a lens, a sensor that can detect at least three colors, and camera unit calibration data for each camera unit is stored in non-volatile, non-transitory memory. The apparatus also includes multi-camera auto white balance synchronization logic that is operatively coupled to each camera unit.

06/23/16
20160182778 
 Sensor system for high-radiation environments patent thumbnailSensor system for high-radiation environments
A detection system is provided for use in a high-radiation environment includes a sensor assembly with a housing enclosing an unshielded radiation-hardened sensor for generating a digital signal of detected data corresponding to an object of interest and a first serializer/deserializer (serdes) for converting the digital signal into a serial bit stream. A high-frequency transmission cable transmits the serial bit stream to a signal processing module located outside of the high-radiation environment where a second serdes deserializes the serial bit stream to generate a decoded signal that is processed to generate an output at a display device corresponding to the detected object..

06/23/16
20160182172 
 Data communication with acoustic signal communication patent thumbnailData communication with acoustic signal communication
A composite signal having frequencies within a sonic first frequency bandwidth may be received from a communication media on a receiver. The composite signal may include an audio base signal and at least one code signal.

06/23/16
20160182156 
 Adjustable receiver with addressable parameters patent thumbnailAdjustable receiver with addressable parameters
A system includes an adjustable receiver a data line, a communications bus, and signal processing circuitry. The adjustable receiver may receive a signal and pass the received signal to the signal processing circuitry for data recovery and processing.

06/23/16
20160180863 
 Intelligent volume control interface patent thumbnailIntelligent volume control interface
The invention relates to a method, comprising receiving a first audio signal during an application execution in an apparatus, determining a volume level of a volume control interface for controlling a volume level of the first audio signal, controlling processing the first audio signal by at least one digital signal processing algorithm determined on the basis of the determined volume level of the volume control interface for controlling the volume level of the first audio signal, and outputting the controlled processed first audio signal at the determined volume level of the volume control interface. The invention further relates to an apparatus and a computer program product that perform the method..

06/23/16
20160180862 
 Signal processing method, signal processing device, and signal processing program patent thumbnailSignal processing method, signal processing device, and signal processing program
A double-talk detecting method including estimating a noise contained in a mixed signal containing at least an echo, a near-end signal and a noise to determine an estimated noise; and detecting a presence of a near-end signal contained in said mixed signal using said estimated noise.. .

06/23/16
20160180859 
 Audio signal processing circuit patent thumbnailAudio signal processing circuit
An audio signal processing circuit includes a first obtaining unit, a regulation unit, a second obtaining unit, and a synthesis unit. The first obtaining unit obtains high-frequency audio signals from original audio signals.

06/23/16
20160179996 
 Pseudo-phase production simulation: a signal processing approach to assess quasi-multiphase flow production via successive analogous step-function relative permeability controlled models in reservoir flow simulation patent thumbnailPseudo-phase production simulation: a signal processing approach to assess quasi-multiphase flow production via successive analogous step-function relative permeability controlled models in reservoir flow simulation
The disclosed embodiments include a method, apparatus, and computer program product for approximating multiphase flow in reservoir simulation. For example, one disclosed embodiment includes a system that includes at least one processor and memory coupled to the at least one processor, the memory storing instructions that when executed by the at least one processor performs operations that includes generating a set of pseudo-phase production relative permeability curves; receiving production rate history data; receiving simulation configuration parameters; performing flow simulation using the set of pseudo-phase production relative permeability curves; and determining an optimal matching pseudo-phase production simulation result that best matches the production rate history data in the absence of relative permeability measurements derived from the subsurface porous medium..

06/23/16
20160179458 
 Digital signal processing using a combination of direct and multi-band convolution algorithms in the time domain patent thumbnailDigital signal processing using a combination of direct and multi-band convolution algorithms in the time domain
The specification relates to the processing of a digital input signal. The digital input signal is convolved with a first time slice of an impulse response with a first direct convolution filter.

06/23/16
20160179282 

Background signal processing system and background signal processing method


A background signal processing method and a background signal processing system are provided. The background signal processing method includes measuring a first conductive wire group, comparing a first background signal measurement value with a predetermined background signal threshold value to determine their difference, and executing the following steps according to the amount of the difference: (1) performing no updating; updating the background signal according to the first background signal measurement value; and further measuring a second conductive wire group and calculating a background signal speculating value of a third conductive wire group, other than the first and second conductive wire groups, based on the second background signal measurement value and the first background signal measurement value, to provide the complete background signals and ensure the quality of the captured signals..

06/23/16
20160179228 

Background signal processing system and background signal processing method


A background signal processing method and a background signal processing system are provided. The background signal processing method includes: measuring a first background signal measurement value of a first conductive wire group according to a first background signal measurement value to determine whether a subsequent process is required, and measuring a second background signal measurement value of a second conductive wire group if the subsequent process is required, or ending in this step.

06/23/16
20160179227 

Background signal processing system and background signal processing method


A background signal processing method and a background signal processing are provided. The background signal processing method includes measuring a first conductive wire group to determine whether a subsequent process is required according to a first background signal measurement value, and selecting a corresponding second conductive wire number interval according to first background signal measurement data if the subsequent process is required, or stopping measuring.

06/23/16
20160178794 

Light curtain sensitivity optimization


A light curtain controller is provided that serially tunes or optimizes the operating margin of each channel during an initialization sequence. The controller measures and adjusts the operating margin for each emitter-receiver pair individually, such that the margin for each channel satisfies a defined optimization criterion.

06/23/16
20160178757 

Radiographic image capture device


A radiographic image capture device of the present invention includes: a radiation detection panel including a photoelectric conversion element; a signal processing board that performs signal processing on electrical signals obtained by the radiation detection panel; a support member that is provided between the radiation detection panel and the signal processing board; a flexible substrate that includes a base film, wiring lines including a low wiring density region and a high wiring density region, and electronic component(s) that are electrically connected to the wiring lines; a housing that internally houses the radiation detection panel, the signal processing board, the support member and the flexible substrate; and a fixing member that fixes the low wiring density region of the flexible substrate to the at least one of the support member or the housing.. .

06/23/16
20160178742 

Radar apparatus and radar state estimation method


A radar apparatus is mountable on a vehicle, transmits a radar signal, and includes a radio receiver that receives reflected wave signals being the radar signal reflected by multiple objects present in the viewing angle of the radar apparatus via a receiving antenna mountable on a side of the vehicle, a signal processing unit that determines the azimuths of the objects, the doppler speeds between the radar apparatus and the objects, and the intensities of the reflected wave signals by using the reflected wave signals, and a radar state estimation unit that estimates the speed and traveling direction of the radar using the azimuths of the objects, the doppler speeds, and the intensities.. .

06/23/16
20160178739 

Radar system for vehicle and operating method thereof


A radar system for a vehicle, including a radar which is located around the principal vehicle to detect a target vehicle which threatens driving of the principal vehicle as a target. The radar includes: a transmission antenna which transmits a signal for detecting the target vehicle; a reception antenna which receives a reflective signal for the transmitted signal; a communication module which transmits a high frequency signal through the transmission antenna; a converting unit which converts the reception signal which is received through the reception antenna into a digital signal; and a signal processing unit which generates a detection signal to detect the target vehicle, in accordance with a speed, a yaw rate of the principal vehicle and the digital signal, applies the detection signal to the communication module, and analyzes the digital signal which is converted in the converting unit to trace the target vehicle..

06/23/16
20160178732 

Radar device and signal processing method


A radar device includes: a receiving circuit mixing a transmission signal with reception signals; a first detecting unit detecting information on the rotation angle of a vehicle equipped with the radar device, on the basis of an output signal of a yaw rate sensor; a second detecting unit detecting the internal temperature of the radar device on the basis of an output signal from a temperature sensor; a power supply circuit supplying electric power to the receiving circuit and the yaw rate sensor; and a control unit repeatedly setting power supply periods and power supply stop periods of the receiving circuit, in which, in a case where the internal temperature is equal to or lower than a predetermined temperature, the control unit performs control such that the power supply stop periods of the receiving circuit become shorter than those in a case where the internal temperature exceeds the predetermined temperature.. .

06/23/16
20160178622 

Aptamer-based biosensing


The present disclosure relates to a biosensor device for detecting a predetermined target analyte. The device comprises a substrate.

06/23/16
20160177681 

Pseudo phase production simulation: a signal processing approach to assess quasi-multiphase flow production via successive analogous step-function relative permeability controlled models in reservoir flow simulation in order to rank multiple petro-physical realizations


The disclosed embodiments include a method, apparatus, and computer program product for approximating multiphase flow reservoir production simulation for ranking multiple petro-physical realizations. One embodiment is a system that includes at least one processor and memory coupled to the at least one processor, the memory storing instructions that when executed by the at least one processor performs operations that includes generating a set of pseudo-phase production relative permeability curves; receiving production rate history data; receiving minimal simulation configuration parameters; performing flow simulation using the set of pseudo-phase production relative permeability curves for a set of petro-physical realizations; determining an optimal matching pseudo-phase production simulation result that best matches the production rate history data; and determining a ranking for the petro-physical realizations within the set of petro-physical realizations based on an area between a composite rate curve for a petro-physical realization and a historical rate curve..

06/23/16
20160177366 

Hand-held micro-raman based detection instrument and detection


A raman spectroscopy based system and method for examination and interrogation provides a method for rapid and cost effective screening of various protein-based compounds such as bacteria, virus, drugs, and tissue abnormalities. A hand-held spectroscope includes a laser and optical train for generating a raman-shifting sample signal, signal processing and identification algorithms for signal conditioning and target detection with combinations of ultra-high resolution micro-filters and an imaging detector array to provide specific analysis of target spectral peaks within discrete spectral bands associated with a target pathogen..

06/16/16
20160174182 

Method for handling radio activities of multiple sim cards equipped in a communications apparatus and communications apparatus utilizing the same


A communications apparatus includes multiple sim cards, a rf signal processing module including two or more rf signal processing units which including at least a first rf signal processing unit, and an arbiter configured for dynamically determining which sim card to use which rf signal processing unit for handling a radio activity of the sim card according to priority of radio activities of the sim cards and rf signal processing capability of the rf signal processing units. A number of the sim cards is equal to or greater than a number of the rf signal processing units included in the rf signal processing module..
Mediatek Inc.


06/16/16
20160174009 

Signal processor and signal processing method


A signal processor includes an input unit that receives a first audio signal and a second audio signal including mutually correlated components, a delay unit that delays the first audio signal received at the input unit by a prescribed delay time, a synthesis unit that synthesizes the first audio signal having been delayed by the delay unit with the second audio signal received at the input unit, and outputs a third audio signal resulting from synthesis, and a frequency band restriction unit that restricts a level of the first audio signal before the synthesis in a prescribed frequency band including a frequency of a dip occurring at a lowest frequency among a plurality of dips occurring in a frequency characteristic of the third audio signal as a result of the synthesis performed by the synthesis unit. .
Yamaha Corporation


06/16/16
20160174001 

Hearing aid having a classifier


A hearing system includes a hearing aid (10) and a personal communication device (20), and both have a short range data transceiver (15, 29) for short range data communication. The hearing aid (10) has a signal processor (13) processing an electric input signal according to predefined audio processing parameters, and a signal processing sub-system with at least two modes of operation applying respective sets of audio processing parameters.
Widex A/s


06/16/16
20160174000 

Hearing aid having a classifier for classifying auditory environments and sharing settings


A hearing system includes a hearing aid (10) and a personal communication device (20) being connected via a short range data communication link (15, 29). The hearing aid (10) has a signal processor (13) processing an input signal according to audio processing parameters, a sub-system applying respective sets of processing parameters for at least two modes, a classifier component (51) analyzing auditory environment statistically by comparing specific characteristics of the input signal to one or more thresholds.
Widex A/s


06/16/16
20160173999 

Hearing aid having an adaptive classifier


A hearing system includes a hearing aid (10) and a personal communication device (20) being connected via a short range data communication link. The hearing aid (10) has a signal processor (13) processing an input signal according to audio processing parameters, a sub-system applying respective sets of processing parameters for at least two modes, a classifier component (51) analyzing auditory environment statistically by comparing specific characteristics of the input signal to one or more thresholds.
Widex A/s


06/16/16
20160173978 

Audio signal processing method and apparatus and differential beamforming method and apparatus


An audio signal processing method and apparatus and a differential beamforming method and apparatus to resolve a problem that an existing audio signal processing system cannot process audio signals in multiple application scenarios at the same time. The method includes determining a super-directional differential beamforming weighting coefficient, acquiring an audio input signal and determining a current application scenario and an audio output signal, acquiring, a weighting coefficient corresponding to the current application scenario, performing super-directional differential beamforming processing on the audio input signal using the acquired weighting coefficient in order to obtain a super-directional differential beamforming signal in the current application scenario, and performing processing on the formed signal to obtain a final audio signal required by the current application scenario.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160173958 

Broadcasting receiving apparatus and control method thereof


A broadcasting receiving apparatus includes a receiving unit configured to receive content of a genre selected by a user; a signal processing unit configured to perform signal processing on the received content; an output unit configured to output the content on which signal processing is performed; and a processor configured to analyze an audio signal included in the content on which signal processing is performed, extract keywords, generate additional information corresponding to a content output scene based on the extracted keywords, and simultaneously output the additional information and the content on which signal processing is performed.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160173815 

Video signal attenuation equalization circuit, processing apparatus, and control device and method


Disclosed are a video signal attenuation equalization circuit, a video signal processing apparatus, and a control device and method, which are used for solving the problem that the transmission of an analogue video signal is distorted after the analogue video signal is transmitted by a coaxial cable, so as to guarantee low signal distortion after the video signal is transmitted at a long distance. The video signal attenuation equalization circuit provided in the embodiments of the present invention comprises: a signal driving circuit, an equalization unit and an analogue switch unit, wherein the signal driving circuit is connected to the equalization unit and the analogue switch unit, and is used for receiving and strengthening an initial video signal, and sending the obtained strengthened initial video signal to the equalization unit and the analogue switch unit; the equalization unit is used for performing attenuation equalization on the strengthened initial video signal according to the triggering of a control signal, and after the attenuation equalization sending the video signal to the analogue switch unit; and the analogue switch unit is used for outputting the strengthened initial video signal or the video signal sent by the equalization unit after the attenuation equalization according to the control of the control signal..
Zhejiang Dahua Technology Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160173698 

Line digital signal processing device and method


A line digital signal processing device and method. The device includes at least two line accessors and a data processor, where the at least two line accessors are connected to the data processor and each line accessor is not provided with line digital signal processing, and the data processor simultaneously performs line digital signal processing and service data recovery on service data sent by the at least two line accessors, thereby reducing complexity of an access device, and monitoring, maintenance, and alarming are simultaneously performed on complex line digital signal processing components..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160173676 

In-vehicle voice reception system using audio beamforming and controlling thereof


A sound signal processing system for achieving a handsfree function irrespective of positions of passengers using one microphone includes a microphone including a plurality of cores, and a head unit for generating a plurality of beams using a plurality of analog signals inputted from each of the plurality of cores, searching for a sound signal through each of the plurality of beams to select one beam, and outputting a sound signal corresponding to the selected beam.. .
Hyundai Motor Company


06/16/16
20160173304 

Signal generating apparatus and signal generating method


To provide signal generating apparatus that is capable of controlling the dc bias of the optical modulator applicable to various kinds of modulation format, a signal processing apparatus includes a digital processing unit for deserializing an input digital data into parallel data lanes, for comparing the value of the digital data of symbol rate f to at least one predetermined threshold value, for selecting an offset value based on the result of the comparison; and for adding the selected offset value to the digital data, a converting unit for converting the digital data added the offset value to analog signals in each lane; an optical modulating unit for modulating a lightwave according to the analog signals with predetermined modulation format at the symbol rate f, where the modulated signal contains a frequency component at f/n.. .
Nec Corporation


06/16/16
20160173161 

Display panel with transparent conductor based isolator and improved wireless communications


A communication device includes at least one radio that comprises signal processing circuitry, and at least one antenna coupled to the signal processing circuitry to send and receive radio signals. A component of the communication device requires user visibility and includes an isolator for isolating the at least one antenna, the isolator comprising at least one film that includes a transparent conductor.
Intel Corporation


06/16/16
20160173135 

Transmitter and signal processing method thereof


A transmitter is provided, which includes: an encoder configured to generate a low density parity check (ldpc) codeword comprising information word bits, first parity bits and second parity bits based on a parity check matrix; an interleaver configured to interleave the ldpc codeword; and a constellation mapper configured to map the interleaved ldpc codeword on constellation points, wherein the first parity bits are generated based on one of parity submatrices constituting the parity check matrix and the second parity bits are generated based on another of the parity submatrices constituting the parity check matrix.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160172882 

Circuit substrate and mobile device equipped with same


Provided is a circuit substrate capable of expanding the design flexibility of a circuit configuration while facilitating the integration in circuitry. A circuit substrate includes a first processing circuit and a second processing circuit which is disposed at a position which may cause the first processing circuit to malfunction from noises generated in association with signal processing, and comes to a halt when the first processing circuit operates.
Nitto Denko Corporation


06/16/16
20160171985 

System and dynamic equalization of audio data


A system for processing audio data is disclosed that includes a plurality of gain adjustment devices, each gain adjustment device having an associated audio input frequency band. A plurality of control signal processing systems are configured to receive audio input data for one of the associated audio input frequency bands and to generate a gain adjustment device control signal.
Psyx Research, Inc.


06/16/16
20160171969 

Voltage supply circuit included in terminal equipment


A voltage supply circuit included in an audio signal processing device includes a control unit for controlling a signal output from a terminal equipment; a power supply unit for outputting voltage to an earphone device according to a control signal of the control unit; and a variable circuit unit connected to the power supply unit to convert the voltage output from the power supply unit and transmit the converted voltage to the earphone device.. .
Wisol Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160171968 

System and artifact masking


A system for processing audio data comprising a first signal processing path configured to generate a mask control signal. A second signal processing path configured to generate a decorrelated input audio signal.
Psyx Research, Inc.


06/16/16
20160171955 

Display device and color conversion method


According to an aspect, a display device includes: an image display unit in which pixels each including a plurality of sub-pixels are arranged in a matrix, the sub-pixels displaying a plurality of color components; and a signal processing unit that performs color conversion on an input video signal and outputs the resultant signal to a drive circuit that controls drive of the image display unit. The signal processing unit performs color conversion on first color information so as to increase luminance within an allowance range of a change in at least one of a hue and saturation, to generate second color information, the first color information being composed of three primary colors of red, green, and blue and derived based on the input video signal..
Japan Display Inc.


06/16/16
20160171369 

Technical and semantic signal processing in large, unstructured data fields


An analytical method and apparatus is provided for analyzing and interpreting signals from unstructured data to identify and reason about underlying concepts. The method and apparatus include functions of generating qualitative and quantitative representations of explicit semantic concepts and implicit related or associated concepts, and defining a semantic boundary index used for real-time processing of unstructured data fields or streams in a manner that characterizes, stores, measures, monitors, enables transactional updates or analyses of implicit and explicit information or evidence to identify explicit and implicit or hidden semantic concept, the semantic boundary index being produced by dynamic partitioning through semiotic-based signal processing.
Kyndi, Inc.


06/16/16
20160170434 

Apparatus and compensating output signal


An apparatus for compensating for an output signal may include: a regulator configured to convert power supplied from a power supply unit into a preset voltage; an input unit configured to be supplied with a voltage from the regulator and receive an external input signal; a control unit configured to be supplied with the voltage from the regulator, and transmit the input signal after preset signal processing; and an output unit configured to be supplied with power from the power supply unit and output the received input signal. The input unit may receive a supply voltage of the power supply unit and transmits the received supply voltage to the control unit, and the control unit may compensate for the input signal based on a preset reference supply voltage of the power supply unit and the received supply voltage..
Hyundai Autron Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160170018 

Radar system and radar signal processing device


Disclosed is a radar signal processing device 2 including frequency domain convertors 201-1 to 201-m to convert raw data 11-1 to 11-m showing observation results acquired by a radar device 1 into those in a frequency domain, a signal restorer 202 to synthesize the raw data 11-1 to 11-m whose domain is converted into the frequency domain according to a least square method, a time domain convertor 203 to return a signal series after synthesis to that in a time domain, and an image reproducer 204 to acquire a reproduced image 12 by performing image reproduction on the signal series whose domain is returned to the time domain,. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


06/16/16
20160169983 

Magnetic sensing apparatus and magnetic sensing method thereof


A magnetic sensing apparatus and a magnetic sensing method thereof are provided. The magnetic sensing apparatus includes a reference magnetic field (mf) generating unit, a mf sensing unit, a signal processing unit, a calibration unit and a frequency generating unit.
Industrial Technology Research Institute


06/16/16
20160169755 

Cogging torque measuring motor


There is provided a cogging torque measuring apparatus including a drive mechanism for rotatively driving an output shaft of a motor without energizing the motor, a rotation angle detector for detecting an angle of rotation of the motor, an angular acceleration calculating unit for calculating an angular acceleration from the angle of rotation, a torque calculating unit for converting the angular acceleration into a torque, and a signal processing unit for calculating, based on the angle of rotation detected by the rotation angle detector and the torque calculated in the torque calculating unit, a waveform of a cogging torque for the angle of rotation.. .
Okuma Corporation


06/16/16
20160169706 

Angular orientation sensor and corresponding methods and devices


A sensor for sensing an angular orientation of a magnet producing a magnetic field includes a sensing unit having n≧2 magnetic field sensing devices mfsd; a scanning circuit for repeatedly sequentially probing at least two of the mfsds and concatenating signals outputted by the respective mfsds for obtaining a magnetic signal; a magnet-signal output for outputting the magnetic signal; and a reference output for outputting a reference signal independent of the magnetic field. The sensor includes a first signal processing unit spu1 and a second signal processing unit which are identically constructed, each having an input and an output; a phase detection unit pdu having a first input pdu1 and a second input pdu2, for deriving phase differences between inputted signals, and for outputting a signal related to the angular orientation..
Mps Tech Switzerland SÀrl


06/16/16
20160169656 

Touch probe and relative circuits and methods for signal processing


A probe (100) comprises a frame (2), a movable armset (3) and a processing circuit (30; 30′) for processing signals. The processing circuit is able to individually detect the state of contacts (13) defined by the cooperation between mechanical elements of the armset and mechanical elements of the frame, that is the closing or opening of the contacts, and provide a signal indicative of a rest position of the probe when it detects no more than one open contact.
Marposs Societa' Per Azioni


06/16/16
20160169278 

Sensor device with mounting means


A sensor device for monitoring a component of interest, including at least one sensor for measuring at least one parameter indicative of condition of the component of interest, signal processing device for processing the signals of the sensor, a housing for at least the signal processing device and a mounting feature for mounting the sensor device close to the component of interest. The mounting feature can include a bolt and bracket having a first portion including an opening for inserting the bolt in an insertion direction and a second portion with a surface parallel to the insertion direction configured to mount the housing..
Aktiebolaget Skf


06/16/16
20160168736 

Signal generation system for a hydrogen generation system


A hydrogen generation system includes a signal generation system configured to generate a driver signal. A signal processing system is configured to process the driver signal and generate a chamber excitation signal.

06/16/16
20160168735 

Feedback circuit for a hydrogen generation system


A hydrogen generation system includes a signal generation system configured to generate a driver signal. A signal processing system is configured to process the driver signal and generate a chamber excitation signal.

06/16/16
20160168731 

Hydrogen generation chamber for a hydrogen generation system


A hydrogen generation system includes a signal generation system configured to generate a driver signal. A signal processing system is configured to process the driver signal and generate a chamber excitation signal.

06/16/16
20160168727 

Hydrogen generation system


A hydrogen generation system includes a signal generation system configured to generate a driver signal, wherein the driver signal is a pulsed dc signal. A signal processing system is configured to process the driver signal and generate a chamber excitation signal.

06/16/16
20160166198 

Sensory prosthetic for improved balance control


A feedback device for measuring balance related information, and for producing a stimulation of the skin that encodes that information in a way that is useful to the wearer of the device. At least one sensor detects balance information and transmits at least one balance information signal to a signal processing subsystem.
Rxfuncion


06/09/16
20160165526 

Method and providing access to a packet data network


An access point supports communication in a femto cell of a cellular communication network. The access point comprises transceiver circuitry arranged to enable communication with at least one wireless communication unit located within the femto cell, and a signal processing logic module comprising an access point controller interface logic module arranged to enable communication between the access point and an access point controller.
Ip.access Limited


06/09/16
20160165362 

Impulse noise management


A microphone system including a first sensor configured to output a first signal based on an ambient sound relative to a recipient of the system, a second sensor configured to output a second signal corresponding to a noise reference, and first signal processing circuitry configured to process the first signal based on the second signal and output a third signal based on the processed first signal, wherein the system is configured to limit a gain of the third signal based on the presence of impulsive energy in the second signal.. .
Cochlear Limited


06/09/16
20160165361 

Apparatus and digital signal processing with microphones


At least a partial seal between a housing of a hearing instrument and an ear canal is provided. First signals are received from an internal microphone disposed in the ear canal.
Knowles Electronics, Llc


06/09/16
20160165275 

Signal processing device, signal processing method, program, and signal transmission system


The present disclosure relates to a signal processing device, a signal processing method, a program, and a signal transmission system, which are capable of enabling video switching in frame units of an original video signal when a high-definition video signal having a high frame it is serially transmitted. A pixel thinning control unit thin out every other pair of two neighboring samples of each line from n consecutive frames of a video signal including an m×n(48p-60p)×n/r:g:b/10-bit or 12-bit signal in which the number of pixels per frame exceeds the number of pixels specified in an hd format at intervals of 2n lines, map the thinned every other pair of two neighboring pixel samples to first to 4n-th sub images including an m′×n′/48p-60p/r′:g′:b′/10-bit or 12-bit signal, and arrange a vertical blanking region between two of n regions in which pixel samples of respective frames of the first video signal are mapped in each sub image.
Sony Corporation


06/09/16
20160165201 

Color signal processing device and color signal processing method


A color signal processing device can correct color phase distortion for each luminance value by using a small-capacity memory and in a circuit configuration having a small chip area and low power consumption. The present invention relates to a color signal processing device including a matrix coefficient storage section that stores a plurality of first matrix coefficients corresponding to a plurality of evaluation values set in advance and a predetermined offset value, an evaluation value calculation section that calculates a predetermined evaluation value based on each of a plurality of color component signals contained in a first color signal, a matrix coefficient interpolation operation section that generates a second matrix coefficient based on the predetermined evaluation value calculated by the evaluation value calculation section and the plurality of first matrix coefficients, a matrix operation section that performs an operation based on each of the color component signals in the first color signal and the second matrix coefficient to generate a second color signal containing a plurality of color component signals, and an offset operation section that performs an operation based on the predetermined offset values and the second color signal..
Megachips Corporation


06/09/16
20160164640 

Transmission method using parity packets, transmitter and repeater


Solution to problem: a transmitter 11 inserts error detection codes into information packets on one-to-one basis, at a certain layer at which signal processing is performed earlier than at a physical layer, to obtain first information packets. The transmitter 11 codes the first information packets at the physical layer to obtain second information packets, and transmits the second information packets.

06/09/16
20160164550 

Envelope tracking path delay fine tuning and calibration


A power amplifier of an envelope tracking system is configured to generate an output power with a variable supply voltage that is generated in an envelope tracking path. A signal generation/processing path receives an input signal and processes the input signal to the power amplifier in a main signal processing path.
Intel Corporation


06/09/16
20160164464 

Signal processing circuit for mitigating pulling effect and associated method


A signal processing circuit has a first mixer, a first amplifier, and a pulling effect mitigation circuit. The first mixer mixes a first input signal and a first oscillation signal to generate a first output signal, wherein the first oscillation signal is generated by dividing a frequency of a reference clock with a frequency dividing factor.
Mediatek Inc.


06/09/16
20160164462 

Semiconductor apparatus, oscillation circuit, and signal processing system


A semiconductor apparatus includes: first and second external terminals that are connected to respective both ends of an piezoelectric vibrator, in which the piezoelectric vibrator is externally disposed; an inverting amplifier that is disposed between the first and second external terminals; a feedback resistance that feeds back an output of the inverting amplifier to an input of the inverting amplifier; a first capacitative element that is disposed between the first external terminal and a reference voltage terminal; a first resistive element that is disposed in series with the first capacitative element; a second capacitative element that is disposed between the second external terminal and the reference voltage terminal; and a second resistive element that is disposed in series with the second capacitative element.. .
Renesas Electronics Corporation


06/09/16
20160164398 

Semiconductor device


A method of controlling a power supply to a semiconductor device including a first region having a high-side drive circuit, a second region having a signal processing circuit, a low-side drive circuit and a voltage control circuit, and a separation region formed between the first and second regions and having a rectifying element, includes turning on a first control signal to the voltage control circuit, turning off the first control signal to the voltage control circuit, and repeating the turning on of the first control signal and the turning off the first control signal.. .
Renesas Electronics Corporation


06/09/16
20160163334 

Voice signal processing device and voice signal processing method


Up-sampler generates an up-sampled sound signal from the sound signal. From the up-sampled sound signal, odd-ordered high-harmonic generator generates an odd-ordered high-harmonic, and even-ordered high-harmonic generator generates an even-ordered high-harmonic.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


06/09/16
20160162300 

Semiconductor device and driving the same


A semiconductor device includes an internal signal processing block suitable for generating an internal enable signal and an internal control signal that correspond to an external enable signal and an external control signal, and a monitoring unit suitable for outputting a monitoring signal that corresponds to a predetermined internal signal, based on the internal enable signal and the internal control signal, in an initial operation period.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.


06/09/16
20160161543 

Partial discharge detection system


A partial discharge detection system for detecting partial discharge events in an electrical component includes a transducer configured to receive a signal from the electrical component generated due to an occurrence of a partial discharge in the electrical component and responsively provide a transducer output signal to a signal processing chain a signal processing chain comprises one or more of the following. A filter coupled to the transducer filters the transducer output signal and responsively generating a filtered output.
Rosemount Inc.


06/09/16
20160161393 

Particle analysis apparatus and particle analysis method


A particle analysis apparatus is configured to include: a light irradiation unit that irradiates particles flowing within a flow path with laser light; a light detection unit that detects fluorescence or scattered light or both the fluorescence and the scattered light, the fluorescence and the scattered light being emitted from the particles irradiated with the laser light; and a signal processing unit that processes a detection signal of the fluorescence or the scattered light or detection signals of both the fluorescence and the scattered light, the fluorescence and the scattered light being output from the light detection unit, the light irradiation unit including at least a light source that generates laser, and a laser light detector that detects part of laser light emitted from the light source, the signal processing unit correcting the detection signal of the fluorescence or the scattered light or the detection signals of both the fluorescence and the scattered light, based on a detection result in the laser light detector.. .

06/09/16
20160161354 

Calibration tool for torque wrench


A calibration tool for a torque wrench includes a measuring head and a deflecting lever. On the deflecting lever are a signal processing unit, a communication unit and a calibration unit.

06/09/16
20160161299 

Sensor device with mounting means


A sensor device for monitoring a component of interest, including at least one sensor for measuring at least one parameter indicative of condition of the component of interest, signal processing device for processing the signals of the sensor, and a mounting element for mounting the sensor device close to the component of interest. The mounting element can be made of a zinc alloy..
Aktiebolaget Skf


06/09/16
20160161284 

Microforce measuring device


A microforce measuring device includes a base; a fixing component disposed at the base; a cantilever fixed at one end by the fixing component; a magnetic component disposed at the cantilever; a hall effect sensing unit disposed at the base, aimed at the magnetic component, and spaced apart from the magnetic component by a distance to sense a change in a magnetic field of the magnetic component and generate a sensing signal; and a signal processing unit electrically connected to the hall effect sensing unit to receive and analyze the sensing signal. Parts and components of the microforce measuring device are commercially available and cheap, so that the microforce measuring device incurs low manufacturing costs and measures a variation in a force of less than 5 gf precisely..
National Chung Shan Institute Of Science And Technology


06/09/16
20160160442 

Sensor roll


A roll for a machine for producing and/or processing a fibrous web, such as a paper, board or tissue web, has a circular-cylindrical main roll body. A roll cover covers the circumferential surface of the main roll body, at least in some segments.
Voith Patent Gmbh


06/09/16
20160159262 

Horizontal ejector truck body


A horizontal ejection system for a vehicle. An ejector is adapted to travel axially through the interior from the front to the back of the truck body.
J&j Truck Bodies And Trailers


06/09/16
20160157783 

System and biological signal processing with highly auto-correlated carrier sequences


A computer-implemented method for biological signal recording, including modulating a sampled evoked biological signal with a carrier sequence code resulting in a modulated evoked biological signal. The carrier sequence code has an autocorrelation function.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.


06/09/16
20160157745 

Mr spectroscopy diagnosing painful and non-painful intervertebral discs


An mr spectroscopy (mrs) system and approach is provided for diagnosing painful and non-painful discs in chronic, severe low back pain patients (ddd-mrs). A ddd-mrs pulse sequence generates and acquires ddd-mrs spectra within intervertebral disc nuclei for later signal processing and diagnostic analysis.
The Regents Of The University Of California


06/02/16
20160157249 

Method and system of enhancing signal processing in a shared medium network


A method implemented in a device is disclosed for networking through signals transmitted across a shared medium network. The method starts with monitoring for a first signal on a shared medium of the shared medium network.
Echelon Corporation


06/02/16
20160157030 

Hearing-aid noise reduction circuitry with neural feedback to improve speech comprehension


A hearing prosthetic has microphones configured to receive audio with signal processing circuitry for reducing noise; apparatus configured to receive a signal derived from a neural interface, and to determine an interest signal when the user is interested in processed audio; and a transducer for providing processed audio to a user. The signal processing circuitry is controlled by the interest signal.
The Trustees Of Dartmouth College


06/02/16
20160157017 

Signal processing for mems capacitive transducers


This application relates to circuitry for processing sense signals generated by mems capacitive transducers for compensating for distortion in such sense signals. The circuitry has a signal path between an input (204) for receiving the sense signal and an output (205) for outputting an output signal based on said sense signal.
Cirrus Logic International Semiconductor Limited


06/02/16
20160156861 

Image sensor, image capturing apparatus, and cellular phone


An image sensor comprises: a first semiconductor including a plurality of pixels two-dimensionally arranged, and a plurality of divided output lines, in a first direction, configured to read out pixel signals from the plurality of pixels in the first direction; and a second semiconductor including a plurality of signal processing units, corresponding to the plurality of output lines, respectively, configured to process the readout pixel signals, and a readout unit configured to read out the signals output from the signal processing units in a second direction, wherein the first semiconductor and the second semiconductor are stacked, and the plurality of output lines and the plurality of signal processing units are connected in correspondence with each other.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


06/02/16
20160156493 

Method and device for estimating frequency offset of reception signal


A method for estimating a frequency offset of a reception signal and, more particularly, a signal processing method which can be applied to a receiver modem in a wireless communication system, are provided. The method includes using an absolute value within a specific time area in an inverse discrete fourier transform (idft) output of a decorrelation signal between a reception signal and a reference signal, and enabling a highly approximate estimation of a frequency offset through only a single decorrelation test using a characteristic of a predetermined permutation of a signal..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


06/02/16
20160156382 

Systems and methods for signal processing using power spectral density shape


A signal processing method is provided. The signal processing method includes receiving, at a signal processing system, a signal of interest, calculating, using the signal processing system, a power spectral density for the signal of interest, calculating, using the signal processing system, a basis vector based on the power spectral density shape, performing, using the signal processing system, a linear regression using the basis vector to generate an estimate for at least one parameter of the signal of interest, and transmitting, based on the at least one generated estimate, a signal that avoids interference with the signal of interest..
The Boeing Company


06/02/16
20160156355 

Spin transfer torque based memory elements for programmable device arrays


Disclosed herein are semiconductor device arrays, such as, field programmable gate arrays (fpgas) and complex programmable logic arrays (cplas) that use high-density spin transfer torque (stt)-based memory elements. Stt-based memory elements can either be stand-alone fpgas/cplas, or can be embedded in microprocessors and/or digital signal processing (dsp) system-on-chip (soc) to provide design flexibility for implementing low power, scalable, secure and reconfigurable hardware architecture.
Intel Corporation


06/02/16
20160155469 

Reproducing device


A reproducing device (100) includes (i) an optical pickup (6) for irradiating, with reproduction light, an optical disk (1) which is a super-resolution medium, (ii) an rf signal processing circuit (9) for converting, into a reproduction signal, light which reflected off optical disk (1), (iii) an i-mlse detecting section (141) for evaluating quality of the reproduction signal, and (iv) a spherical aberration correcting section (142) for correcting a spherical aberration by using a result of evaluation of the quality of the reproduction signal.. .
Memory-tech Holdings Inc.


06/02/16
20160155307 

Monitoring camera and monitoring camera control method


An image signal processing dsp subjects an image captured by an imaging element having a zoom lens to image processing for identifying a tracking target. In accordance with zoom information generated by the image signal processing dsp, the main cpu controls the zoom lens and controls a turn table that moves the imaging element in panning and tilting directions in accordance with pan and tilt information, to track the tracking target.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


06/02/16
20160154467 

Switch operating device, mobile device and operating a switch by a non-tactile push-gesture


Switch operating device (100) with: a gesture sensor operating a switch (103) with a non-tactile push-gesture performed with a heat emitting part. The gesture has an approach phase (111) during which the part approaches the sensor, a waiting phase (113) during which the part remains proximate to the sensor, and a withdrawal phase (112) during which the part is moved away from the sensor.
Pyreos Ltd.


06/02/16
20160154391 

Avionics networks


An aircraft control system including transducers connected by interface units to an avionics network, such as an afdx network. Each transducer is directly connected to an interface unit local to the transducer.
Airbus Operations Sas


06/02/16
20160154103 

Radar device and signal processing method


A radar device generates pair data items by associating angle peaks of an up section and angle peaks of a down section. Thereafter, on the basis of a plurality of specific pair data items whose positions are close to each other in an angle direction and which are substantially the same in the position in a distance direction intersecting with the angle direction and are substantially the same in relative speed, the radar device derives one representative pair data item.
Fujitsu Ten Limited


06/02/16
20160154045 

Sensor circuit, vehicle and method therefor


A sensor circuit, comprising: at least one signal processing circuit connectable to at least one sensor operable on a channel and configured to receive and process a periodic sensor signal therefrom; a switching device coupled between the signal processing circuit and the at least one sensor, at least one switch coupled to the switching device; and a controller connected to the at least one switch and an output of the signal processing circuit. The controller is operable to re-configure the switching device via control of the switch and determine whether a short condition exists on the at least one sensor or channel based on the output from the signal processing circuit..
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.


06/02/16
20160154033 

Measurement apparatus


A measurement apparatus is provided that measures a current signal idut that flows through a device under test. A transimpedance amplifier converts the current signal idut into a voltage signal vout.
Advantest Corporation


06/02/16
20160154028 

Electronic device for measuring a differential current in an electric line


An electronic device (1) for measuring a differential current (id) in an electric line (100) having a plurality of conductors, said electronic device comprising: a sensing circuit (2) comprising: a current transformer (21) having a magnetic core (211) through which the conductors of said electric line pass, a secondary winding (212) and an excitation winding (213) along which an excitation current (ie) circulates to polarize said magnetic core (211); an output circuit section (22) electrically connected to said secondary winding (212) and configured to provide a first signal (v1). The electronic device (1) further comprises: a first signal processing block (3) configured to process said first signal (v1) and provide a second signal (vd) indicative of said differential current (id); a second signal processing block (4) configured to process said second signal (vd) and provide a first measurement signal (idcm) indicative of the absolute value of a time-invariant component of said differential current (id); a third signal processing block (5) configured to process said first signal (v1) and provide third and fourth signals (s1, s2) indicating whether said magnetic core (211) operates in a positive and/or in a negative saturation region of the hysteresis loop of said magnetic core; a fourth signal processing block (6) configured to process said third and fourth signals (s1, s2) and provide a second measurement signal (sdc) indicative of the direction of the time-invariant component of said differential current (id)..
Abb S.p.a.


06/02/16
20160153961 

Measurement apparatus


A measurement apparatus is provided that measures a current signal idut that flows through a device under test. A transimpedance amplifier converts the current signal idut into a voltage signal vout.
Advantest Corporation


06/02/16
20160153937 

Ion mobility separation device


An ion mobility separation device includes: an ion source that generates an ion; a pair of flat-plate electrodes having an introduction opening and a discharge opening for the ion generated by the ion source; a pump for causing the ion introduced via the introduction opening of the pair of flat-plate electrodes to travel toward the discharge opening; a voltage control unit that applies an asymmetric time-varying voltage and a direct-current voltage to the pair of flat-plate electrodes; a plurality of detectors disposed in a direction orthogonal to both an ion travel direction due to the pump and an applied direction of the asymmetric time-varying voltage; and a signal processing unit that processes a signal detected by the plurality of detectors. The voltage control unit performs a total transmission measurement involving application of the voltages to the pair of flat-plate electrodes so as to generate equal fields at least at two different points in the direction orthogonal to both the ion travel direction due to the pump and the applied direction of the asymmetric time-varying voltage.
Hitachi, Ltd.


06/02/16
20160153764 

Three-dof heterodyne grating interferometer displacement measurement system


A three-dof (degree of freedom) heterodyne grating interferometer displacement measurement system comprises a dual-frequency laser, a grating interferometer, a measurement grating, receivers and an electronic signal processing component; the grating interferometer comprises a polarizing spectroscope, a reference grating and dioptric elements; the measurement system realizes displacement measurement on the basis of grating diffraction, the optical doppler effect and the optical beat frequency principle. Three linear displacements can be output by the system when the grating interferometer and the measurement grating perform a three-dof linear relative motion.
Tsinghua University






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