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 Audio signal processing apparatus and storage medium patent thumbnailAudio signal processing apparatus and storage medium
An audio signal in a plurality of input channels each including an equalizer and a dynamics as a first signal processing part is taken out as a cue signal by a cue switch 126, and the cue signal is outputted to a monitoring output terminal via a cue output channel 160. In the cue output channel, there are provided an equalizer 163 and a dynamics 164, as a second signal processing part, which perform signal processing common to the first signal processing part of the input channel in accordance with values of second parameters which are editable independently from first parameters used by the first signal processing part.
Yamaha Corporation


 System and  improved audio perception patent thumbnailSystem and improved audio perception
This invention describes methods of audio signal personalized enhancement for optimal listening to music. A combination of hearing test, audio signal compensation, and signal processing algorithms are implemented jointly in an audio device.
Innovo Ip, Llc


 Hearing device, particularly hearing aid patent thumbnailHearing device, particularly hearing aid
A hearing device, particularly a hearing aid, has a housing, a signal processing unit arranged in the housing, a first sound generator disposed in the housing, and a second sound generator. The first sound generator and the second sound generator are configured to convert an output signal from the signal processing unit into sound.
Sivantos Pte. Ltd.


 Earphone and earphone system patent thumbnailEarphone and earphone system
An earphone system is provided which enables a listener to listen to a localized stereophonic sound image by earphones while naturally listening to ambient sound. An earphone system (10) includes earphones (1) that are worn on ears and a signal output unit (13) that outputs a sound signal to the earphones (1).
Tohoku University


 Signal processing apparatus, and  driving gyro sensor using signal processing apparatus patent thumbnailSignal processing apparatus, and driving gyro sensor using signal processing apparatus
A signal processing apparatus includes: a clock generator configured to generate a clock signal having a phase based on a phase of an input signal; a phase modulator configured to shift the phase of the clock signal to generate a phase-shifted clock signal; and a signal synthesizer configured to synthesize the phase-shifted clock signal and the input signal to generate a synthesized signal, wherein the phase modulator is configured to determine a value by which to shift the phase of the clock signal based on an amplitude of the input signal and an amplitude of noise included in the input signal.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.


 Systems and methods for constant current control with primary-side sensing and regulation in various operation modes patent thumbnailSystems and methods for constant current control with primary-side sensing and regulation in various operation modes
System and method for regulating a power converter. The system includes a first signal processing component configured to receive at least a sensed signal and generate a first signal.
Guangzhou On-bright Electronics Co., Ltd.


 Charged particle beam apparatus, image forming method using a charged particle beam apparatus, and image processing apparatus patent thumbnailCharged particle beam apparatus, image forming method using a charged particle beam apparatus, and image processing apparatus
To provide a charged particle beam apparatus capable of obtaining an image with high contrast and high visibility, the apparatus has: a charged particle optical system; a detection part to detect secondary charged particles generated from the sample; an image formation part to receive a detection signal from the detection part and form an image of the sample; an image processing part to process the image formed with the image formation part; and a display part to display the result of processing with the image processing part, wherein the image formation part has a pulse-count signal processing part to generate cumulative histogram information on a pulse signal component in the detection signal, set a threshold value for pulse signal detection using information on the generated cumulative histogram, and output a detection signal having a value higher than the set threshold value as a pulse signal.. .
Hitachi High-technologies Corporation


 Digital watermarking and data hiding with narrow-band absorption materials patent thumbnailDigital watermarking and data hiding with narrow-band absorption materials
The present disclosure relates to signal processing such as digital watermarking and data hiding. A sparse or dense digital watermark signal can be conveyed with a narrow-band absorption material corresponding to a center wavelength of a point of sale (pos) barcode scanner.
Digimarc Corporation


 Electro-optical distance measurement method and equivalent distance meter patent thumbnailElectro-optical distance measurement method and equivalent distance meter
Some embodiments of the invention may include an electro-optical distance measurement method having at least one emission of a light signal, in particular of laser light, from at least one light source onto a target object, detection of a fraction of the light signal returning from the target object using a detector and a signal processing electronics system connected downstream from the detector, and/or determination of a distance to the target object. In some embodiments, the emitted light signal comprises in this case a sequence of sequential elements of, in each case at least one light pulse and one light signal train.
Leica Geosystems Ag


 Sealed infrared imagers and sensors patent thumbnailSealed infrared imagers and sensors
The architecture, design and fabrication of array of suspended micro-elements with individual seals are described. Read out integrated circuit is integrated monolithically with the suspended elements for low parasitics and high signal to noise ratio detection of changes of their electrical resistance.

Real-time wireless dynamic tire pressure sensor and energy harvesting system


An instantaneous/real-time wireless dynamic tire pressure sensor (dtps) for characterizing pavement qualities and for detecting surface and subsurface pavement defects under normal driving conditions. signal processing provides quantitative assessment of surface conditions.
Northeastern University


Method for locating a catheter tip using audio detection


A method for locating a catheter tip within a human body is disclosed. An audio sensor is positioned at a site on the human body.
Angiodynamics, Inc.


Radiation imaging apparatus and radiation imaging system


A radiation imaging apparatus is provided. The apparatus comprises a plurality of pixels and a signal processing unit configured to read out an analog signal from each pixel and output an image signal.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Stereo headset, terminal, and audio signal processing methods thereof


A audio signal processing method includes: sampling and holding, in a time sharing manner, an audio-left channel analog signal output by an audio-left channel microphone of a stereo headset and an audio-right channel analog signal output by an audio-right channel microphone; performing analog-to-digital conversion on the audio-left channel analog signal and audio-right channel analog signal that are sampled and held, so as to obtain a corresponding audio-left channel digital signal and an audio-right channel digital signal; performing data encapsulation on the audio-left channel digital signal and the audio-right channel digital signal to obtain a serial digital signal; and receiving and demodulating, by a terminal, the serial digital signal to obtain an audio-left channel digital signal and an audio-right channel digital signal.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


Signal processing circuit, circuit substrate, and projector


An image processing circuit includes a front stage signal processing circuit that performs processing of input data and outputs the data and a rear stage signal processing circuit that performs processing which is to be performed on the data obtained after processing of the input data performed by the front stage signal processing circuit and outputs the data. The image processing circuit is configured to be switchable to one state of a first state that performs processing of the input data using the front stage signal processing circuit, subsequently performs processing of the data using the rear stage signal processing circuit, and outputs the data, a second state that performs processing of the input data using the front stage signal processing circuit and outputs the data, and a third state that performs processing of the input data using the rear stage signal processing circuit and outputs the data..
Seiko Epson Corporation


Pixel interpolation apparatus, imaging apparatus, pixel interpolation processing method, and integrated circuit


Provided are a pixel interpolation apparatus, imaging apparatus, program, and integrated circuit that appropriately perform pixel interpolation on an image signal obtained by a single-chip image sensor with a four-color array filter whatever array pattern the four-color array filter has. An imaging apparatus includes an imaging circuitry, a signal processing circuitry, and a pixel interpolation processing circuitry.
Megachips Corporation


Method and system for processing uplink and downlink network data, and electronic device


Embodiments provide a method and a device for processing network uplink and downlink data, where the method includes a central node device and a remote node device. The central node device is an edge device of a backbone network, and the remote node device is an edge device of a user network.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


Multi-band multi-path receiving and transmitting device and method, and base station system


A multi-band multi-path receiving and transmitting device and method, and a base station system are provided. The multi-band multi-path receiving and transmitting device includes a broadband antenna, at least two multi-frequency couplers, a multi-band transceiver, and a signal processing module.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


Comparator, analog-to-digital converting apparatus including the same, and analog-to-digital converting method


A comparator includes a common mode voltage sampling unit suitable for sampling a common mode voltage based on a sampling control signal; a coarse ramping voltage sampling unit suitable for sampling a coarse ramping voltage based on the sampling control signal; a preamplifier suitable for amplifying a difference between an input voltage and the sampled coarse ramping voltage to output a coarse conversion result, and amplifying a difference between a fine ramping voltage and the sampled common mode voltage to output a fine conversion result; and a signal processing unit suitable for generating the sampling control signal based on the coarse conversion result, and generating a comparison signal based on the coarse conversion result and the fine conversion result.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.


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Sensor for a semiconductor device


A semiconductor arrangement is presented. The semiconductor arrangement comprises a semiconductor body, the semiconductor body including a semiconductor drift region, wherein the semiconductor drift region has dopants of a first conductivity type; a first semiconductor sense region and a second semiconductor sense region, wherein each of the first semiconductor sense region and the second semiconductor sense region is electrically connected to the semiconductor drift region and has dopants of a second conductivity type different from said first conductivity type; a first metal contact comprising a first metal material, the first metal contact being in contact with the first semiconductor sense region, wherein a transition between the first metal contact and the first semiconductor sense region forms a first metal-to-semiconductor transition; a second metal contact comprising a second metal material different from said first metal material, the second metal contact being separated from the first metal contact and in contact with the second semiconductor sense region, a transition between the second metal contact and the second semiconductor sense region forming a second metal-to-semiconductor transition different from said first metal-to-semiconductor transition; first electrical transmission means, the first electrical transmission means being arranged and configured for providing a first sense signal derived from an electrical parameter of the first metal contact to a first signal input of a sense signal processing unit; and second electrical transmission means separated from said first electrical transmission means, the second electrical transmission means being arranged and configured for providing a second sense signal derived from an electrical parameter of the second metal contact to a second signal input of said sense signal processing unit..
Infineon Technologies Ag


Audio signal processing device, audio signal processing method, and audio signal processing program


A frequency domain converter is configured to create a plurality of pieces of frequency domain information by individually converting a plurality of input audio signals, which is acquired at different positions, into frequency domain information. A relative value calculator is configured to calculate a relative value of time frequency components of at least one set of frequency domain information among the plurality of pieces of frequency domain information.
Jvc Kenwood Corporation


Processing signals in a quantum computing system


In some aspects, a quantum computing system includes a control system and a quantum processor cell. The control system generates quantum processor control information for a group of devices housed in the quantum processor cell, and each device in the group has a distinct operating frequency.
Rigetti & Co., Inc.


Signal processing unit and searching for peaks in a two-dimensional matrix


A signal processing unit and a method for searching for peaks in a two-dimensional matrix of numbers are described. The matrix is analyzed row by row and then column by column.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc


Stethoscope and electronic device structure


The present invention concerns novel extensions to the electronic stethoscope for physical construction, hardware design, software and signal processing, user interface design, and communications capabilities. In addition, a method for subscription services and methods is disclosed, which can be used for stethoscopes, medical instruments or any general electrical or electronic device or software application..

Signal processing mtc and device therefor


The present invention relates to a wireless communication system. Particularly, the present invention relates to a method by which a terminal receives a downlink signal in a wireless communication system and a device therefor, and the method comprises the steps of: acquiring information on a subframe configuration; receiving a subframe including a first time domain and a second time domain; and storing, in a first receiving buffer, a downlink signal on a receiving band in the second time domain of the subframe, wherein the size of the receiving band is set differently according to each subframe configuration by using the information on the subframe configuration..
Lg Electronics Inc.


Communications carrier search


A communications device and method for a carrier search are provided. The communication apparatus includes an rf signal processing device, a processor, and a memory device.
Mediatek Inc.


Discovery signal processing method, base station and computer storage medium


Disclosed in the embodiment of the present invention is a discovery signal processing method. The method comprises: a base station configuring part of available resources of a designated reference signal as ds (discovery signal) resources; the base station sending a ds according to the configuration, and a terminal measuring the ds according to the configuration.
Zte Corporation


Techniques for increasing processing capability in hear aids


The signal processing functions of a hearing aid as described above necessarily cause some delay between the time the audio signal is received by the microphone or wireless receiver and the time that the audio is actually produced by the output transducer. In some situations, signal processing incorporating longer delays may be better able to improve signal-to-noise ratio (snr) or other functional parameters for a hearing aid wearer, but a balance should be struck between these positive effects of delay and other negative effects.

Image pickup system


In an image pickup system according to an aspect of the present invention, a pixel portion includes a plurality of first pixel rows controlled by a scanning circuit such that charge accumulation periods are at least partially overlapped with each other and a plurality of second pixel rows controlled by the scanning circuit such that charge accumulation periods are not overlapped with the charge accumulation periods of the first pixel rows, part of the plurality of first pixel rows commonly uses a floating diffusion with a pixel in the second pixel row, another part of the plurality of first pixel rows does not commonly use the floating diffusion with the pixel in the second pixel row, and the signal processing unit performs signal processing without using a signal of the pixel in the first pixel row that commonly uses the floating diffusion with the pixel in the second row.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Methods and systems for programmable digital down-conversion


A radio communication apparatus operable over a wide range of frequencies including a signal processing device is provided. The device performs an analog to digital conversion at a predetermined sample rate independent of a selected frequency band within the wide range of frequencies to generate a digital signal, and digitally processes the digital signal to output a data signal at baseband associated with the selected frequency band..
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


Integrated control for silicon photonics


In an example, the present invention includes an integrated system on chip device. The device is configured on a single silicon substrate member.
Inphi Corporation


Mitigation of multi-path interference from quasi-single-mode fiber using hybrid span configuration and digital signal processing


Aspects of the present disclosure are directed to the mitigation of multi-path interference from quasi-single-mode fiber using hybrid span configuration and digital signal processing wherein a hybrid span of quasi-single mode fibers and single-mode fibers are used to configure the hybrid span. Additional aspects are directed to introducing a low-baud rate sub-banding signal to reduce the number of dd-lms taps required when compensating the multi-path interference as the low-baud rate signal requires fewer taps to cover a given range of mpi as compared to a high-baud rate signal.
Nec Laboratories America, Inc.


Signal processing device, amplifier, and method


An active electronic device that enables bidirectional communication over a single antenna or path is disclosed. The device may be characterized by a forward path (from an input to an antenna port) offering high gain, and a reverse path (to a receiver port) that can be configured as an finite impulse response (“fir”) filter.
Cornell University


Photoelectric conversion device, image pickup system and manufacturing photoelectric conversion device


A photoelectric conversion device includes a first semiconductor substrate including a photoelectric conversion unit for generating a signal charge in accordance with an incident light, and a second semiconductor substrate including a signal processing unit for processing an electrical signal on the basis of the signal charge generated in the photoelectric conversion unit. The signal processing unit is situated in an orthogonal projection area from the photoelectric conversion unit to the second semiconductor substrate.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Solid-state image sensor, signal processing method and electronic apparatus


There is provided a solid-state image sensor including pixels each at least including light receiving parts receiving light to generate charge, a transfer part transferring the charge accumulated in the light receiving parts, and memory parts holding the charge transferred via the transfer part, and a predetermined number of elements shared by the plurality of pixels, the predetermined number of elements being for outputting a pixel signal at a level corresponding to the charge, wherein one or some of the plurality of pixels is/are a correction pixel(s) outputting a correction pixel signal used for correcting a pixel signal outputted from pixels other than the one or some of the plurality of pixels, and one or some of the predetermined number of elements is/are formed on a wiring layer side of the light receiving parts included in the correction pixel(s).. .
Sony Corporation


Active charged particle tomography


An active radiation source portal monitoring system includes a particle accelerator to generate accelerated protons as a source of charged particles; a charged particles control unit to control the charged particles to enter into a volume to be scanned in a desired direction to interact with an object; a particle tracking unit to detect the charged particles exiting the volume after interacting with the object and generate signals indicative of information on the charged particles exiting the volume; and a signal processing unit communicatively coupled to the particle tracking unit. The signal processing unit can receive the generated signals and analyze scattering of the charged particles in one or more materials included in the object based on the received signals indicative of the information on the charged particles exiting the volume to obtain a tomographic profile or a spatial distribution of scattering centers within the object..
Decision Sciences International Corporation


Display device, electronic apparatus, and driving display device


A display device includes an image display panel, a light source unit, and a signal processing unit. The tentative expansion coefficient calculating unit calculates a tentative expansion coefficient.
Japan Display Inc.


Image processing apparatus and image processing method


According to embodiments, an image processing apparatus includes a line memory that holds one line of image signals, a line buffer that holds an image signal transferred from the line memory, and a signal processing section that generates an output image signal, the distortion of which is corrected, using the image signal stored in the line buffer, wherein the image signal and the output image signal are both raw image signals, and the signal processing section subjects the image signal to demosaicking processing using a color component identical to the color component of an output pixel.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


Universal i/o signal interposer system


A universal i/o interposer system for processing an i/o signal transmitted between an i/o field device and a controller, the system includes a base connected between the field device and the controller and a number of connector halves attached to the base. An interposer circuit carrier includes a corresponding connector half and includes a signal processing circuit for processing an i/o signal being transmitted between an i/o field device and a controller.
Phoenix Contact Development And Manufacturing, Inc.


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Sound reproduction device including auditory scenario simulation


A sound reproduction device includes a signal processing chain configured to render an acoustic useful signal for reproduction to a listener, a simulation scenario processor configured to provide auditory scenario information for a simulated auditory scenario, the simulated auditory scenario influencing perception, by the listener, of the reproduction of the useful signal and/or defining a useful signal type, a user interface configured to detect reproduction parameter settings from a user which represent an individual preference of the listener in view of the simulated auditory scenario, a signal modifier configured to receive the reproduction parameter settings and modify reproduction of the useful signal in dependence on the reproduction parameter settings, and a storage provided for storing the reproduction parameter setting and the auditory scenario information relative to one another. Further aspects relate to a method for training user-defined and auditory scenario-dependent reproduction parameter settings for a sound reproduction device, and a corresponding computer program..
Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.


Multiple energy detector


The present specification describes an improved multi-energy radiation detector. In one embodiment, the signal generated by the detection medium is converted to digital form directly at the point of signal collection.
Rapiscan Systems, Inc.


Magnetic sensor circuit


To provide a magnetic sensor circuit which does not output spike-like voltage errors to a signal processing circuit. A magnetic sensor circuit is provided which is configured so as to output an output signal to a signal processing circuit through a plurality of hall elements driven by a first switch circuit and a second switch circuit controlled by a second control circuit and in which the first switch circuit controls timings at which spikes occur in the output signal of each of the hall elements in such a manner that the timings are not the same, and the second switch circuit selects and outputs an output signal having a period of a timing free of the occurrence of a spike..
Sii Semiconductor Corporation


Method and system of signal processing for phase-amplitude coupling and amplitude-amplitude coupling


A method implemented in a system of signal processing for phase-amplitude coupling (pac) and amplitude-amplitude coupling (aac), wherein comprises: decomposing a non-stationary signal by an ensemble empirical mode decomposition (eemd) into a plurality of intrinsic mode functions (imfs), receiving a phase function and an amplitude function from the imfs, then comparing the phase function with the amplitude function on a time domain to generate a plurality of scattering plots. Further more, multiplying the scattering plots by the modulation index to generate a frequency spectrum.
Hangzhou Shekedi Biotech Co., Ltd


Signal processing system and methods


Embodiments relate to a signal processing system and method in particular for determining the location of a feature within a hollow body using deconvolution of measured acoustic waves.. .
The University Of Manchester


Chromatic confocal sensor and measurement method


Provided is a chromatic confocal sensor including: a light source section that emits a plurality of light beams having different wavelengths; an optical head that includes an objective lens that converges the plurality of light beams at different focal positions and selects, as measurement light, light reflected by an object to be measured at the focal position out of the plurality of light beams; a spectroscope including diffraction gratings that split the selected measurement light into a plurality of diffracted light beams and a sensor that receives two or more of the plurality of diffracted light beams; and a signal processing/control section that calculates a position of the object to be measured based on a difference between light reception positions of the two or more diffracted light beams received by the sensor.. .
Mitutoyo Corporation


Smart sensors with local signal processing


A device including smart sensors with a local signal processor is disclosed. The device includes an end-effector including at least one sensor and a signal processing component corresponding to the at least one sensor; and a handle configured to receive processed information from the signal processing component.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc


Signal stabilization in a dielectric sensor assembly


A non-resistive contact sensor assembly includes an electric field sensor device, including a dielectric component for receiving an electrical signal from an object of interest and a signal processing component for processing the electrical signal, a voltage regulator for controlling voltage to the dielectric component and the signal processing component, and a common ground reference for the dielectric component and the signal processing component.. .
Rescon Ltd


Apparatus and personalized cardiac signal processing


A medical device includes a housing configured for implantation within a body of a patient. Detection circuitry is disposed in the housing and coupled to an electrode arrangement.
Greatbatch Ltd.


Method for processing an audio signal; signal processing unit, binaural renderer, audio encoder and audio decoder


A method for processing an audio signal in accordance with a room impulse response is described. The audio signal is processed with an early part of the room impulse response separate from a late reverberation of the room impulse response, wherein the processing of the late reverberation has generating a scaled reverberated signal, the scaling being dependent on the audio signal.
Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.


Method of adapting a hearing device to a user's ear, and a hearing device


The application relates to a hearing device comprising an input unit for providing an electric input audio signal, a configurable signal processing unit for processing an audio signal and providing a processed audio signal, and a reversible output transducer for converting an electric output signal to an acoustic output sound. The hearing device further comprises a measurement unit configured to convert a sound pressure level to an electric signal, termed the measurement signal, and a control unit configured to determine a present electric impedance of the output transducer or a measure indicative of said present electric impedance from said measurement signal.
Bernafon Ag


Method and apparatus to correct digital video to counteract effect of camera shake


The effect of camera shake in digital video is corrected using signal processing techniques. The digital video is a sequence of digital images.

Apparatus and methods for transmission and reception of data in multi-antenna systems


Methods and apparatus adapted to address asymmetric conditions in a multi-antenna system. In one embodiment, the multi-antenna system comprises a wireless (e.g., 3g cellular) multiple-input, multiple-output (mimo) system, and the methods and apparatus efficiently utilize transmitter and receiver resources based at least in part on a detected asymmetric condition.
Apple Inc.


Electrical circuit


An electrical circuit includes a signal processing chain and a controller. The signal processing chain includes an integrator configured to integrate an input signal over an integration time.
Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.


Hybrid wireless power transmitting system and method therefor


The present invention provides a signal processing method performed by a hybrid wireless power transmitting apparatus which is configured to transmit wireless power signals based on magnetic resonance and magnetic induction, the method comprising transmitting a first object detection signal via an inductive power transmitting unit and a second object detection signal via a magnetic resonant power transmitting unit alternatively; operating one of the inductive power transmitting unit and the magnetic resonant power transmitting unit which is selected based on an inductive response signal and a resonant response signal corresponding to the first object detection signal and the second object detection signal respectively; and transmitting wireless power signal via the selected power transmitting unit; and a hybrid wireless power transmitting apparatus using the method.. .
Hanrim Postech Co., Ltd.


Signal processing apparatus, medium apparatus, signal processing method, and signal processing program


There is proposed a signal processing apparatus for enhancing a target signal and suppressing the remaining components without increasing an array size or the number of sensors. This signal processing apparatus includes a first array processor that generates a first array processing signal by enhancing a predetermined signal among signals received from a plurality of sensors, and a decorrelator that generates a decorrelated signal by removing, from the first array processing signal, a signal component correlated with a signal received from an auxiliary sensor different from the plurality of sensors..
Nec Corporation


Polarization imaging for facial recognition enhancement system and method


A method for enhancing an image for facial recognition comprises capturing an image of the face with a polarizer and correcting the polarized image for non-uniformity. Stokes parameters s0, s1, s2 are obtained by weighted subtraction of the polarized image to form stokes images.
Polaris Sensor Technologies, Inc.


Flexible display


The present disclosure discloses a flexible display comprising a flexible display screen, an infrared transmitting device arranged on a border of the flexible display screen and comprising at least one infrared transmitting unit, an infrared receiving device arranged on a border of the flexible display screen and comprising at least one infrared receiving unit, and a signal processing unit, signally connected to each of the infrared receiving units in the infrared receiving device, for judging a folding state of the flexible display screen based on a state of receipt of an infrared signal at each of the infrared receiving units in the infrared receiving device. By means of cooperation between the infrared transmitting device and the infrared receiving device, the flexible display may judge the folding state of the flexible display screen and, in turn, perform a corresponding operation, such as an interactive operation, based on this folding state.
Ordos Yuansheng Optoelectronics Co., Ltd.


System and methods for processing and the visualization of bioaccoustical information


The present invention is directed to acoustics and signal processing. More specifically, the present invention is directed to a system and methods by which whether and the time during which one or more subjects are present within a given area of a marine or terrestrial ecosystem, and other information regarding the subjects can be efficiently determined by the sounds that the subjects produce.
Cornell Univesity


Method and detecting, identifying and locating anomalous events within a pressurized pipe network


Pipeline networks are ubiquitous for transporting fluids. Failure modes may result in a wide spectrum of negative effects ranging from energy loss to revenue loss to catastrophic failure with loss of life.
Infosense, Inc.


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Electrical power assisted steering system


An electric power assisted steering apparatus comprises an electric motor operatively connected to the steering mechanism; a torque signal generator adapted to produce a torque signal indicative of the torque carried by a portion of the steering mechanism, a column position signal generator for producing a column position signal indicative of the angular position of the steering wheel or steering column and a signal processing unit adapted to receive the signals produced by the sensing means and to produce therefrom a torque demand signal representative of a torque to be applied to the steering mechanism by the motor. The signal processing means includes: a first signal processing circuit which outputs an assistance torque signal, a second signal processing circuit which in use applies an additional offset torque to at least one of the input signal and the output signal of the first processing circuit in the event that the steering wheel of the vehicle is moving back towards a centre position following a period of movement of the steering wheel away from the centre position, the additional offset torque being reduced or not being applied in the event that the steering wheel moves away from the centre position; and torque demand signal generating circuit adapted to produce the torque demand signal from the assistance torque signal..
Trw Limited


Wear amount detection device for automobile tires


Provided is a wear amount detection device that is able to detect that a tire is in a worn state, during running, without a special sensor while suppressing an increase in cost. The device includes: a rotation sensor (2) detecting rotation of a wheel (1) to measure a speed of an automobile; a signal processing (3) extracting rotation speed fluctuations synchronized with rotation, from a rotation signal detected by the rotation sensor, and obtain a rotation speed fluctuation pattern synchronized with rotation, from rotation speed fluctuations over a plurality of rotations; and a wear state determination (4) configured to: obtain, from the obtained pattern, a value of a component induced by a characteristic embodied in a tire (1a) of the wheel (1), the value varying in accordance with a wear state of the tire (1a); estimate a wear state of the tire (1a); and output the state..
Ntn Corporation


Signal processing apparatus, control method, signal processing system, and signal processing method


There is provided a signal processing apparatus including a signal processor for processing a signal to be received from or to be transmitted to a vibrator constituting a probe, and a controller for controlling a signal processing parameter of the signal processor to lower a performance of the signal processor when a motion parameter showing a characteristic of a motion of the probe is large.. .
Sony Corporation


Method for deactivated secondary cell measurement and communications apparatus utilizing the same


A method deactivates secondary component carrier (cc) measurement in a communications apparatus providing wireless communications services via a first cc in a wireless network, wherein the communications apparatus includes a first signal processing component chain comprising a plurality of signal processing components and is configured for processing the rf signals for the first cc and a second signal processing component chain comprising a plurality of signal processing components. The method includes operations of determining a switch timing for turning on at least one of the signal processing components in the second signal processing component chain for performing a deactivated secondary cc measurement; performing the deactivated secondary cc measurement via the second signal processing component chain, wherein the secondary cc is not able to perform data transmission or reception during a deactivated state, and wherein the switch timing is determined according to a discontinuous reception (drx) cycle..
Mediatek Inc.


Module, detecting acoustical failure of a loudspeaker


The invention relates to a module for detecting acoustical failure of a sound source, the module comprising:—a waveguide comprising a duct having a first end and a second end, wherein a sound source support is arranged at the second end of the duct for supporting the sound source during detection;—a number of microphones arranged to measure the sound pressure inside the duct, the microphones being configured to provide at least one microphone signal representative of the measured sound pressure;—a signal processing unit configured to process the at least one microphone signal so as to provide at least one measure representative of the acoustical quality of the sound source.. .
Wwinn B.v.


Hearing device comprising an anti-feedback power down detector


The application relates to a hearing device comprising a) a forward path between an input transducer for converting an input sound to an electric input signal and an output transducer for converting an electric output signal to an output sound, the forward path comprising a signal processing unit for applying a level and/or frequency dependent gain to the electric input signal or a signal originating therefrom and for providing a processed signal, and feeding the processed signal or a signal originating therefrom to the output transducer, an acoustic feedback path being defined from said output transducer to said input transducer; b) a configurable anti-feedback system comprising a feedback estimation unit for providing an estimate of said acoustic feedback path; c) a number of detectors, each providing a detector signal for characterizing a signal of the forward path. The object of the present application is to save power in a hearing device.
Oticon A/s


Image signal processing method and system, and display


An image signal processing method, an image signal processing system, and a display are disclosed in the embodiments of the present invention. The method comprises: receiving a video signal; acquiring environmental parameter information of a display environment; adjusting, based on the environmental parameter information, a luminance and/or a chrominance of the video signal such that light of at least one spectral color generated by the video signal is adjusted accordingly; and outputting the adjusted video signal.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.


A/d conversion device, gray code generation device, signal processing device, imaging element, and electronic device


An a/d conversion device includes a phase-difference clock generation unit configured to use a plurality of phase interpolators to generate multi-phase clock signals, of which phases are shifted with respect to an input clock signal, from the input clock signal and a signal obtained by delaying the input clock signal; and an a/d conversion unit configured to perform a/d conversion on an input analog signal using the multi-phase clock signals generated by the phase-difference clock generation unit.. .
Sony Corporation


Imaging apparatus, signal processing method, and program


The present disclosure provides an apparatus and a method for generating a wide dynamic range image by executing a pixel value combination process of a plurality of different exposure time setting pixels. Control of a different exposure time is performed for each of a plurality of pixels of the same colors configuring a pixel block and an addition pixel value obtained by adding outputs of the plurality of pixels of the same colors of the pixel block is generated.
Sony Corporation


Method for processing optical signal, optical module and optical line terminal


The embodiments of the present disclosure disclose a method for processing optical signals, an optical module, an optical line terminal (olt) optical signal processing method and an olt. The optical module includes two photoelectric transmitter and receiver units and a wavelength division multiplexing (wdm) unit.
Zte Corporation


Multichannel signal modulator for use in broadcast satellite applications


A multichannel signal modulator for the generation of a multichannel signal for uplink to a broadcast satellite. Using a digital signal processing system to generate a multichannel signal from a plurality of source signals reduces substantially the quantity and complexity of a satellite uplink installation for use in such applications..
Sed Systems, A Division Of Calian Ltd.


Electronic rotman lens


Embodiments are directed to operating an analog signal processing circuit to emulate a rotman lens. The analog signal processing circuit applies a plurality of time delays to a plurality of signals associated with a plurality of beam ports.
Raytheon Company


Audio signal processing apparatus and method robust against noise


Provided is an audio signal processing apparatus and method that may convert a speech and audio signal to a spectrogram image, calculate a local gradient using a mask matrix from the spectrogram image, divide the local gradient into blocks of a preset size, generate a weighted histogram for each block, generate an audio feature vector by connecting weighted histograms of the blocks, generate a feature set by performing a discrete cosine transform (dct) on a feature set of the audio feature vector, and generate an optimized feature set by eliminating an unnecessary region from the transformed feature set and reducing a size of the transformed feature set.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


Apparatus for adjusting voltage at common electrode and method thereof


Disclosed an apparatus for adjusting a voltage at a common electrode, including: a signal processing module configured to superpose a pixel voltage value of a pixel unit and a voltage value of a common electrode and output a superposed signal; a comparison module configured to receive the superposed signal output from the signal processing module, compare the superposed signal with a voltage at a ground terminal, and output a control signal; and a driving module configured to receive the control signal output from the comparison module and adjust the voltage value of the common electrode by the control signal. Also disclosed is a method for adjusting a voltage at a common electrode.
Beijing Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.


Partial evaluator system and method


A partial evaluator system and method are disclosed. The disclosure may be particularly applicable to partial evaluation in image and video signal processing.
Cinova Media


Payment processing method and electronic device supporting the same


An electronic device and method of processing a payment at the electronic device are provided. The electronic device includes a security memory configured to store payment information of a near field communication (nfc) method, payment information of a magnetic security transmit (mst) method, and fingerprint information, and a processor configured to control a multiple payment operation of the nfc method and the mst method when fingerprint information obtained through fingerprint detection is valid.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Position pointer, signal processing circuit, signal supply controlling method and signal processing method


A position pointer includes a first electrode disposed so as to project from one end portion of a pen-shaped housing in an axial direction; a second electrode disposed in a proximity of the first electrode so as to surround a center axis of the pen-shaped housing; and a signal generation circuit which, in operation, generates a given signal. The signal generated by the signal generation circuit is outputted to a sensor provided in a position detection apparatus.
Wacom Co., Ltd.


Ultrasound diagnostic device and control the same


An ultrasound diagnostic device to which an ultrasound probe having a plurality of transducer elements is connectable. The ultrasound diagnostic device includes ultrasound signal processing circuitry operating as: a delay-and-sum processor; a determiner; and a velocity value calculator.
Konica Minolta, Inc.


Monolithic ultrasonic imaging devices, systems and methods


To implement a single-chip ultrasonic imaging solution, on-chip signal processing may be employed in the receive signal path to reduce data bandwidth and a high-speed serial data module may be used to move data for all received channels off-chip as digital data stream. The digitization of received signals on-chip allows advanced digital signal processing to be performed on-chip, and thus permits the full integration of an entire ultrasonic imaging system on a single semiconductor substrate.
Butterfly Network, Inc.


Eye imaging apparatus and systems


Various embodiments of an eye imaging apparatus are disclosed. In some embodiments, the eye imaging apparatus may comprise a light source, an image sensor, a hand-held computing device, and an adaptation module.

Donor unit, remote unit, and mobile communication base station system having same


The present invention relates to a mobile communication base station system comprising: a donor unit connected to a baseband unit; and a remote unit installed at the base station antenna side, wherein the donor unit has a baseband signal processing part including a digital signal processing part for processing interface with the baseband unit, a wireless communication part for processing a wireless communication signal between the baseband signal processing part and the remote unit, and a synchronization and communication control part for processing a synchronizing signal and a communication control signal from the baseband unit, and wherein the remote unit has a service signal processing part for processing mimo interface with a base station antenna, a wireless communication part for processing a wireless communication signal between the service signal processing part and the donor unit, and a synchronization and communication control part for processing a synchronizing signal and a communication control signal from the donor unit. The donor unit and the remote unit can be easily expanded in a daisy-chain fashion, thereby broadening coverage, and can also be utilized for multihop relay, and thus are suitable for small cell-based next generation communication systems for capacity expansion..
Sogang University Research Foundation


Automated sound processor


A method includes determining a first feature of a first audio signal at a first location in a signal processing path and determining, using the first feature, a first environmental classification of the first signal. Further, the method includes, based on the first environmental classification, enabling, modifying or disabling one or both of a first signal processing mode at the first location and a second signal processing mode at a second location in the signal processing path.

Method and processing video signal


The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for processing a video signal, which can increase the accuracy of the motion vector prediction through motion vector scaling which takes a difference in the temporal distance between reference pictures into consideration. To this end, the present invention provides a video signal processing method and a video signal processing apparatus using the same, and the method comprises the steps of: scaling at least one neighboring partition motion vector for a motion vector prediction of the current partition; scaling the neighboring partition motion vector, which has been selected, when the reference picture of the neighboring partition motion vector is different from the reference picture of the current partition; acquiring a motion vector prediction value of the current partition using the scaled motion vector; and acquiring a motion vector of the current partition using the motion vector prediction value..
Lg Electronics Inc.


Signal processing device, imaging apparatus, parameter generating method, signal processing method, and program


There are provided a signal processing device, an imaging apparatus, a parameter generating method, a signal processing method, and a program that enable desired frequency component adjustment without complicating the processing. An image processing unit 35 includes a signal processing section that adjusts a signal according to a frequency and a filter processing control section 37 (automatic strength adjustment section 52) that controls the signal processing section.
Fujifilm Corporation


Input/output signal processing circuit and input/output signal processing method


The present invention discloses an input/output (i/o) signal processing circuit and processing method. The i/o signal processing circuit includes a level adjustable i/o circuit and an adjustment circuit.
Richtek Technology Corporation


Apparatus for controlling wide-band signal transmission gain in wireless communication systems and signal processing the same


Disclosed are an apparatus for controlling a wide-band signal transmission gain, which differently applies a transmission gain by the unit of an intermediate frequency (if) at a transmitting side of a wide-band multi-if wireless communication system which can convert multiple baseband digital signals into if signals and thereafter, multiplex and simultaneously transmit the converted if signals and a signal processing method of the same.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


Protocols for wireless sound power transmission


The present disclosure provides control protocols for wireless sound power transmission. An embodiment is presented where wireless sound power transmission may be carried out through pocket-forming where at least one transmitter, which may further include at least one micro-controller for digital signal processing, and one receiver may be utilized.
Energous Corporation


Sensor device


Provided is a sensor device that suppresses a malfunction caused by a negative surge or a voltage drop. A sensor device includes a sensor element having an electrical characteristic varying according to a physical amount, a signal processing circuit configured to process an output signal of the sensor element, a transistor element interposed between a power source terminal and the signal processing circuit, a resistive element configured to connect a drain and a gate of the transistor element, or a collector and a base of the transistor element, and an element having threshold voltage for connecting the gate or the base of the transistor element to a gnd.
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.


Antenna device and signal processing method


An antenna device includes a plurality of antenna elements respectively configured to receive incident waves coming from an object, a modulating unit respectively configured to modulates a first received signal of the incident waves output from the antenna elements into a second received signal, the second received signals having a plurality of different frequencies and phases corresponding to polarization directions of the received incident waves, a synthesizing unit configured to synthesize the plurality of second received signals and generates a synthetic signal, a signal processing unit, configured to perform predetermined signal processing on the synthetic signal, and an extracting unit configured to extract third received signals for each frequency and each phase from the synthetic signal on which has been performed the predetermined signal processing.. .
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.


System and narrow bandwidth digital signal processing


The present invention provides methods and systems for narrow bandwidth digital processing of an input audio signal. Particularly, the present invention includes a high pass filter configured to filter the input audio signal.

Audio signal processing device, audio signal processing method, and audio signal processing program


An audio signal processing device comprises a discontinuity detector configured to determine an occurrence of a discontinuity from a sudden increase of an amplitude of decoded audio obtained by decoding the first audio packet which is received correctly after an occurrence of a packet loss, and a discontinuity corrector for correcting the discontinuity of the decoded audio.. .
Ntt Docomo, Inc.






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