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Date/App# patent app List of recent Signal Processing-related patents
05/19/16
20160142854 
 Method for processing an audio signal in accordance with a room impulse response, signal processing unit, audio encoder, audio decoder, and binaural renderer patent thumbnailMethod for processing an audio signal in accordance with a room impulse response, signal processing unit, audio encoder, audio decoder, and binaural renderer
A method for processing an audio signal in accordance with a room impulse response is described. The audio signal is separately processed with an early part and a late reverberation of the room impulse response, and the processed early part of the audio signal and the reverberated signal are combined.
Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.


05/19/16
20160142842 
 Audio signal processing device patent thumbnailAudio signal processing device
An audio signal processing device, including: input ports; channels; a first input patch to patch one of the input ports to one of the channels; a second input patch to patch one of the input ports to one of the input channels, wherein whether switching is enabled or disabled is set for each channel; and a mode selector to select a first mode or a second mode, wherein, in the first mode, the one input channel receives audio signals of the one input port patched in the first input patch, and wherein, in the second mode, the one channel set to be enabled receives audio signals of the one input port patched in the second input patch while the one channel set to be disabled receives audio signals of the one input port patched in the first input patch.. .
Yamaha Corporation


05/19/16
20160142833 
 Spatial enhancement mode for hearing aids patent thumbnailSpatial enhancement mode for hearing aids
Described herein are techniques for artificially enhancing spaciousness in a hearing aid to improve the music listening experience. Such spatial enhancement is produced by doing signal processing in the hearing aid that mimics the acoustic effects of well-designed concert halls.
Starkey Laboratories, Inc.


05/19/16
20160142794 
 Electronic apparatus of generating summary content and method thereof patent thumbnailElectronic apparatus of generating summary content and method thereof
Disclosed herein is an electronic apparatus and method thereof. The electronic apparatus includes a communication unit receiving content and additional information for the content, a signal processing unit signal-processing the content and determining the signal-processed contents into one of an audio signal and a video frame, and a processor determining a first keyword and a second keyword for the first keyword by using the additional information and generating summary content according to a plurality of video frames synchronized to a plurality of audio signal sections corresponding to at least one of the first keyword and the second keyword.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


05/19/16
20160142694 
 Image capturing apparatus and image capturing method patent thumbnailImage capturing apparatus and image capturing method
In a high speed image capturing state, a camera signal processing circuit is not needed to perform a signal process at a high screen rate, but at a regular screen rate. In the high speed image capturing mode, raw data of 240 fps received from an image sensor 101 are recorded on a recording device 111 through a conversion processing section 201 and a recording device controlling circuit 210.
Sony Corporation


05/19/16
20160142659 
 Pixel processing apparatus, and image signal processing apparatus and image processing system each including the same patent thumbnailPixel processing apparatus, and image signal processing apparatus and image processing system each including the same
Provided are a pixel processing apparatus, and an image signal processing apparatus and an image processing system each including the same. The pixel processing apparatus includes a bad pixel processing unit configured to determine whether a target pixel is a bad pixel based on pixel data of an image sensor, output a bad pixel detection signal according to a result of determining whether the target pixel is a bad pixel, compensate for a pixel value of the target pixel based on the pixel data, and output the compensated pixel value; and a noise removal unit configured to remove noise from the pixel value of the target pixel, based on the bad pixel detection signal, the pixel value, the compensated pixel value, and weight information..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


05/19/16
20160142657 
 System and  using filtering and pixel correlation to increase sensitivity in image sensors patent thumbnailSystem and using filtering and pixel correlation to increase sensitivity in image sensors
An over sampled image sensor in which the pixel size is small enough to provide spatial oversampling of the minimum blur size of the sensor optics is disclosed. Image processing to detect targets below the typical limit of 6× the temporal noise floor is also disclosed.
Cyan Systems, Inc.


05/19/16
20160142620 
 Directionality control system, calibration method, horizontal deviation angle computation method, and directionality control method patent thumbnailDirectionality control system, calibration method, horizontal deviation angle computation method, and directionality control method
Sound collection directionality is formed toward a location corresponding to a position designated in a video of a predetermined region which is imaged by a camera apparatus with a microphone array apparatus as a reference, and audio data is collected with high accuracy. In a directionality control system (10), a signal processing unit (33) derives a sound collection direction (θmah,θmav) which is directed from an installation position of a microphone array apparatus (2) toward a sound position corresponding to a position designated in video data on a screen of the display device (36) in response to a user's designation of any position in the video data displayed on the screen.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


05/19/16
20160142235 
 Signal processing method, apparatus and signal receiver patent thumbnailSignal processing method, apparatus and signal receiver
The present application discloses a method for processing a signal. An apparatus detects, according to a check relationship set during a forward error correction coding, that a phase jump occurs in a data segment of a signal, and a quantity of degrees of the phase jump; performs, according to the quantity of degrees of the phase jump, a phase correction on the data segment; after the phase correction, performs a confidence correction on the data segment; and after the confidence correction, performs a forward error correction decision decoding on the data segment on which the confidence correction has been performed and output the data segment..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


05/19/16
20160142165 
 Mixing console patent thumbnailMixing console
A mixing console includes: a plurality of operating regions provided by dividing an operation panel of the mixing console into a plurality of regions, wherein a plurality of channels are allocated to each of the plurality of operating regions. Each of the operating regions includes each of channel selectors, respectively.
Yamaha Corporation


05/19/16
20160142164 

Parameter setting apparatus and method


A memory of a parameter setting apparatus stores therein a current value of a signal processing parameter and an auxiliary value for temporarily adjusting the current value. Once an instruction for changing the current value of the parameter is given by an operation, by a user, of a manual operator when an edit mode is on, a cpu of the parameter setting apparatus not only changes the current value but also changes the auxiliary value in response to the current value change instruction.
Yamaha Corporation


05/19/16
20160142044 

Signal processing device


A signal processing device includes: a signal processing circuit that processes an input signal, and outputs a signal corresponding to the input signal; an offset input device that inputs a diagnosis offset signal as an internal signal in a passage between an input side and an output side of the signal processing circuit; a self-diagnosis device that performs a self-diagnosis of the signal processing circuit based on a variation in the signal output from the signal processing circuit when the diagnosis offset signal input by the offset input device is varied by a predetermined amount; and an extraction device that removes a component of the diagnosis offset signal from the signal output from the signal processing circuit, and extracts only a signal corresponding to the input signal.. .
Denso Corporation


05/19/16
20160141980 

Piezoelectric energy harvesting and signal processing system, and use


The present invention relates to a system comprising an energy harvester device and a signal processing device coupled to the energy harvester device. The energy harvester device includes an elongate resonator beam comprising a piezoelectric material extending between first and second ends.
Microgen Systems, Inc.


05/19/16
20160141811 

Electrical connector, manufacturing method thereof and communication device


The disclosure provides an electrical connector, its manufacturing method, and a communication device. The electrical connector includes an insulator, on which at least one docking socket is provided; a housing provided outside the insulator; a signal processing unit provided in the insulator; and a signal display unit comprising a signal display circuit board, at least one smd (surface-mounted-device) led electrically coupled to the signal display circuit board, and at least one connection terminal electrically coupled to an exterior circuit board or the signal processing unit..
Delta Electronics (chen Zhou) Co., Ltd.


05/19/16
20160141324 

Semiconductor image sensor module, manufacturing the same as well as camera and manufacturing the same


A semiconductor image sensor module 1 at least includes a semiconductor image sensor chip 2 having a transistor forming region on a first main surface of a semiconductor substrate and having a photoelectric conversion region with a light incident surface formed on a second main surface on the side opposite to the first main surface and an image signal processing chip 3 for processing image signals formed in the semiconductor image sensor chip 2, wherein a plurality of bump electrodes 15a are formed on a first main surface, a plurality of bump electrodes 15b are formed on the image signal processing chip 3, both the chips 2 and 3 are formed to be laminated through heat dissipating means 4 and the plurality of bump electrodes 15a of the semiconductor image sensor chip 2 and the plurality of bump electrodes 15b on the image signal processing chip 3 are electrically connected.. .
Sony Corporation


05/19/16
20160140982 

Signal processing apparatus and signal processing method, encoder and encoding method, decoder and decoding method, and program


Methods and apparatus for performing signal processing. The signal processing comprises demultiplexing input encoded data into data including information for a segment including frames and coefficient information for a coefficient selected in the frames of the segment, and low band encoded data, decoding the low band encoded data to produce a low band signal, selecting a coefficient of a frame to be processed from a plurality of the coefficients based on the data, calculating a high band sub-band power of a high band sub-band signal of each sub-band constituting a high band signal of the frame to be processed based on a low band sub-band signal of each sub-band constituting the low band signal of the frame to be processed and the selected coefficient, and producing the high band signal of the frame to be processed based on the high band sub-band power and the low band sub-band signal..
Sony Corporation


05/19/16
20160139788 

Parameter setting apparatus, audio signal processing apparatus, parameter setting method and storage medium


A parameter setting apparatus includes: a real control adapted to detect value modification operation for modifying a value of a parameter; and a display device adapted to detect touch operation and displaying virtual controls corresponding to a plurality of parameters respectively. In an unlock state, an assigner assigns a parameter corresponding to a touched virtual control to the real control, and in a lock state, the assigner does not change the assignment of the parameter even if detecting a touch operation.
Yamaha Corporation


05/19/16
20160139257 

Fmcw radar device and fmcw radar signal processing method


The fmcw radar device includes: a range observation period setting section configured to set a plurality of range observation periods; a modulated frequency width setting section configured to set, for the respective plurality of range observation periods, a plurality of modulated frequency widths; a beat signal generation section configured to generate, for the respective plurality of range observation periods, beat signals based on the transmission signal and the reception signal; and a pass bandwidth setting section configured to set pass bandwidths of the beat signals generated by the beat signal generation section, in which the modulated frequency width setting section sets, for the respective plurality of range observation periods, the plurality of modulated frequency widths so that a difference among maximum frequencies of the beat signals generated for the respective plurality of range observation periods becomes zero or falls within a predetermined range.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


05/19/16
20160139247 

Radar signal processing compensating for in-phase/quadrature-phase (i/q) imbalance


Provided is a radar signal processing method and apparatus for compensating for an in-phase/quadrature-phase (i/q) imbalance, the method including extracting a real part of a radar signal in which an i/q imbalance occurs through a conversion of an in-phase (i) channel signal of the radar signal, extracting an imaginary part of the radar signal through a conversion of a quadrature-phase (q) channel signal of the radar signal, extracting an error due to the i/q imbalance based on the real part and the imaginary part, and outputting a correction signal obtained by compensating for the i/q imbalance of the radar signal based on the error.. .
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute Of Science And Technology


05/19/16
20160139216 

Magnetic field measurement apparatus


A magnetic field measurement apparatus includes an irradiation portion, a gas cell, a measurement unit (polarization separation unit, light receiving portion, signal processing circuit), and a magnetic shield. The magnetic shield is formed in a elongated hollow shape having openings at both sides thereof.
Seiko Epson Corporation


05/19/16
20160139084 

Signal processing apparatus, server, detection system, and signal processing method


According to an embodiment, a signal processing apparatus includes a receiver, a time information generator, a processor, and a communicator. The receiver receives a voltage signal from a sensor that detects an elastic wave generated from a structure.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


05/19/16
20160138903 

Two-dof heterodyne grating interferometer displacement measurement system


A two-dof heterodyne grating interferometer displacement measurement system, comprising a dual-frequency laser, a grating interferometer, a measurement grating, receivers and an electronic signal processing component, wherein the grating interferometer comprises a polarizing spectroscope, a reference grating and dioptric elements. The measurement system achieves the displacement measurement on the basis of the grating diffraction, the optical doppler effect and the optical beat frequency principle.
Tsinghua University


05/19/16
20160137380 

Signal processing device, seal breakage detecting module, program, seal breakage detecting method, and article packing element


To be able to detect seal breakage of a container portion for containing an article by a simpler scheme, there is provided a signal processing device including: a processor that executes a program; and a memory that stores the program for causing the processor to function as a detection unit that transmits a signal to one or more signal lines formed of a breakable material in such a manner that the signal passes through regions corresponding to one or more respective container portions of a package for containing articles, and detects seal breakage of each container portion on the basis of whether the transmitted signal returns via each region.. .
Sony Corporation


05/19/16
20160136370 

Medical measuring device, ventilator and operating a medical measuring device or for operating a ventilator


A medical measuring device (2), as well as to a ventilator (1), as well as to a method for operating a medical measuring device (2) or a ventilator are provided. The medical measuring device (1) includes a sensor system (14) and measuring, signal processing and calculating device (21), to detect an inspiratory measured variable, which represents an indicator for the transport of breathing gases into the lungs of a patient (80), and an expiratory measured variable, which represents an indicator for the transport of breathing gases out of the lungs of a patient (80), and to determine an indicator for a ventilation-related shifting of secretion from the expiratory measured variable and the inspiratory measured variable..
DrÄgerwerk Ag & Co. Kgaa


05/19/16
20160135705 

Real-time multi-functional ecg signal processing system, dspe for the ecg signal processing system, and method thereof


An electrocardiogram (ecg) signal processing system is provided. The ecg signal processing system comprises an analog-to-digital converter (adc) configured to convert an input analog ecg signal into a digital ecg signal, and a digital signal processing engine (dspe) coupled to the adc to receive the digital ecg signal.
Agency For Science, Technology And Research


05/12/16
20160135113 

Mobile wireless device


A mobile wireless device includes a first microphone that receives an audio signal, a plurality of antennas disposed at different distances from the first microphone, a wireless unit that performs wireless signal processing for signals received/transmitted through the antennas, an antenna switch that is connected to the wireless unit and performs antenna switching to connect one of the plurality of antennas to the wireless unit, an audio signal processor that processes the audio signal, and a main body that is wearable and includes the wireless unit, the first microphone, the antenna switch, the audio signal processor, and at least one of the antennas. The audio signal processor calculates a level of the audio signal.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


05/12/16
20160134989 

Method and signal processing unit for mapping a plurality of input channels of an input channel configuration to output channels of an output channel configuration


A method for mapping a plurality of input channels of an input channel configuration to output channels of an output channel configuration includes providing a set of rules associated with each input channel of the plurality of input channels, wherein the rules define different mappings between the associated input channel and a set of output channels. For each input channel of the plurality of input channels, a rule associated with the input channel is accessed, determination is made whether the set of output channels defined in the accessed rule is present in the output channel configuration, and the accessed rule is selected if the set of output channels defined in the accessed rule is present in the output channel configuration.
Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.


05/12/16
20160134968 

Vehicle multimedia system and method


A vehicle multimedia system able to provide for optimal performance in the vehicle in which it is installed includes a microphone, a signal processing module, a multimedia control module, an audio output device, and a video control signal. The microphone records environmental noise inside a vehicle.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


05/12/16
20160134960 

Rechargeable hearing device, a battery charger for charging such a hearing device and a charging such a hearing device


A hearing device powered by a rechargeable battery. The hearing device includes an input converter, a signal processing unit, an output converter, a rechargeable battery for supplying power, at least one charging contact located at an outer surface of the hearing device for feeding electrical energy into the battery, and a magnetically activated switch interconnected in between the charging contact and the battery.
Sonova Ag


05/12/16
20160134889 

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.


05/12/16
20160134825 

Solid-state image sensor and camera


A solid-state image sensor comprises a pixel array in which a plurality of pixels are two-dimensionally arranged, and a plurality of column signal processing circuits which read out signals from the pixel array via a plurality of column signal lines arranged in correspondence with respective columns of the pixel array, wherein signals of the pixels of different colors in the pixel array are read out by the plurality of column signal processing circuits during a single period, and wherein at least the column signal processing circuits which process signals of the pixels of different colors, of the plurality of column signal processing circuits, are driven via conductive lines which are separated from each other in a region where at least the column signal processing circuits which process signals of the pixels of different colors are arranged.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


05/12/16
20160134439 

Frequency shifting a communications signal(s) in a multi-frequency distributed antenna system (das) to avoid or reduce frequency interference


Frequency shifting a communications signal(s) in a multiple frequency (multi-frequency) distributed antenna system (das) to avoid or reduce frequency interference is disclosed. Related devices, methods, and dass are disclosed.
Corning Optical Communications Wireless Ltd.


05/12/16
20160134261 

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


A signal processing apparatus includes: a filter; and a filter control circuit, wherein the filter control circuit is configured to: detect a power of signals output from the filter; determine one of a plurality of numerical ranges to which the power belongs; update a filter coefficient of the filter according to a determination result; count a number of the signals having the power of a first value or more; set an invalid area which becomes a target not to be determined for each of one or more boundaries between the plurality of numerical ranges when the number of the signals becomes a second value or more; and control a width of the invalid area based on the number of signals.. .
Fujitsu Limited


05/12/16
20160134067 

Modular building block system for rf and microwave design of components and systems from concept to production


An rf signal processing system including multiple drop-in modular circuit blocks is disclosed. The drop-in modular circuit blocks include input and output launches exhibiting the same launch geometry.
X-microwave, Llc


05/12/16
20160133262 

Reduction of comb filter artifacts in multi-channel downmix with adaptive phase alignment


An audio signal processing decoder having at least one frequency band and being configured for processing an input audio signal having a plurality of input channels in the at least one frequency band, wherein the decoder is configured to analyze the input audio signal, wherein inter-channel dependencies between the input channels are identified; and to align the phases of the input channels based on the identified inter-channel dependencies, wherein the phases of input channels are the more aligned with respect to each other the higher their inter-channel dependency is; and to downmix the aligned input audio signal to an output audio signal having a lesser number of output channels than the number of the input channels.. .
Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.


05/12/16
20160133249 

Speech signal processing method and speech signal processing apparatus


A speech signal processing method of a user terminal includes: receiving a speech signal, detecting a personalized information section including personal information in the speech signal, performing data processing on the personalized information section of the speech signal by using a personalized model generated based on the personal information, and receiving, from a server, a result of the data processing performed by the server on a general information section of the speech signal that is different than the personalized information section of the speech signal.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


05/12/16
20160133229 

Signal processing device and signal processing method


A signal processing device is provided that is capable of suppressing incongruity of color change in an image area while relieving fatigue of a user viewing content data to be displayed. The signal processing device includes a calculator, a setting unit, and a converter.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


05/12/16
20160132986 

Signal processors and methods for estimating transformations between signals with least squares


signal processing devices and methods estimate transforms between signals using a least squares technique. From a seed set of transform candidates, a direct least squares method applies a seed transform candidate to a reference signal and then measures correlation between the transformed reference signal and a suspect signal.
Digimarc Corporation


05/12/16
20160132332 

Signal processing device and performing a bit-expand operation


A signal processing device comprising at least one control unit arranged to receive at least one bit-expand instruction, decode the received at least one bit-expand instruction, and output at least one control signal in accordance with the received at least one bit-expand instruction. The signal processing device further includes at least one execution unit component arranged to receive at least one source register value comprising at least one data bit to be expanded, extract at least one data bit from the at least one source register value located at an offset position according to the at least one control signal, expand the at least one extracted data bit into at least one multi-bit data type, and output the at least one multi-bit data type to at least one destination register..
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.


05/12/16
20160132280 

Image transmission system and image transmission method


Provided is an image transmission system including an image control device, and at least two signal processing devices. The signal processing devices each include an image receiver configured to selectively receive one or more images transmitted using multicast based on image control information transmitted from the image control device, one or more image processing units configured to perform an image process on an image received by the image receiver based on the image control information, and an image sender configured to transmit an image subjected to the image process by the image processing unit based on the image control information, the image being transmitted using multicast..
Sony Corporation


05/12/16
20160131762 

Apparatus and determining available driving space


Provided is an apparatus for determining an available driving space, including a laser distance sensor installed in a vehicle and configured to sense a region in front of the vehicle by a predetermined distance to generate distance information, a signal processing unit configured to generate plane distance information by using the distance information generated by the laser distance sensor, a curb searching unit configured to determine correlation and similarity between the generated plane distance information and previous plane distance information to search for a curb, and a determining unit configured to determine whether the region in front of the vehicle by the predetermined distance is an available driving space depending on whether a route of a curb searched by the curb searching unit is included in a driving region.. .
The Industry & Academic Cooperation In Chungnam National University (iac)


05/12/16
20160131749 

Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus and controlling the same


Provided are an ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus that is capable of generating an image caused by fundamental components of ultrasonic echo signals and synthesizing the generated image with an image caused by harmonic components so that an image having both advantages of the images can be generated, and a method of controlling the ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus. The ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus includes: a transmission beam generating unit that generates a plurality of sets of transmission beams by setting transmission beams which are transmitted in different transmission scan line positions and in which the sum of waveforms is 0, to one set; a reception beam generating unit that generates reception beams with respect to at least one reception scan line in consideration of transmission delay of the transmission beams in each of the transmission scan lines; a signal processing unit that extracts fundamental components and harmonic components from the reception beams, respectively; a synthesization unit that generates synthesized signals by synthesizing the fundamental components and the harmonic components according to a set synthesization ratio; and a display unit that displays a synthesized image including the synthesized signals..
Samsung Medison Co., Ltd.


05/12/16
20160131734 

Systems and methods for coherent signal fusion for time and frequency estimation


A signal processing system is provided. The signal processing system includes a transmission architecture configured to transmit first and second signals, and a receiver architecture including an antenna configured to receive the signals, and a coherent signal fusion processing device communicatively coupled to the antenna.
The Boeing Company


05/12/16
20160131696 

Unit and monitoring an integrity of a signal path, signal processing system and sensor system


A monitoring unit (100; 800) for monitoring an integrity of a signal path (200; 620) configured to receive an input signal (210, 802) and further configured to provide an output (220) in response to the input signal (210, 802), comprises a signal monitor (110; 801) configured to extract a first signal (112; 630) from the signal path (200; 620) corresponding to the input signal (210, 802) in at least a first characteristic. The monitoring unit (100; 800) further comprises a signal interface (120; 803) configured to extract a second signal (122; 631) corresponding to the output (220) in at least a second characteristic from the signal path (200; 620); and an evaluator (130) configured to determine, whether the at least first characteristic of the first signal (112; 630) corresponds to the at least second characteristic of the second signal (122; 631) according to a predefined relation..
Infineon Technologies Ag


05/12/16
20160131587 

Method and monitoring pulsed plasma processes


Emitted light from a pulsed plasma system is detected, amplified and digitized over a plurality of pulse modulation cycles to produce a digitized signal over the plurality of rf modulation periods, each of which contains an amount of random intensity variations. The individual signal periods are then mathematically combined to produce a stable local reference waveform signal that has decreased random intensity variations.
Verity Instruments, Inc.


05/12/16
20160129630 

Ultrasonic welding device and ultrasonic welding controlling continuous ultrasonic welding processes


An ultrasonic processing method and an ultrasonic processing device may include a controlling/regulating module, preferably a digital controlling/regulating module, which is integrated into a signal processing of the ultrasonic generator so that a plurality of generator data with respect to the ultrasonic generator are processible in the ultrasonic generator. At this, a power actual value pist is compared with a power reference value psoll of the ultrasonic generator via a gap regulator in the controlling/regulating module to specify a position reference value possoll of the sonotrode relative to the roll for adjustment of the power reference value psoll of the ultrasonic generator, and/or a power actual value pist is compared with a power reference value psoll of the ultrasonic generator via an amplitude regulator in the controlling/regulating module to specify an amplitude reference value asoll to the ultrasonic generator for adjustment of the power reference value psoll..
Branson Ultraschall Niederlassung Der Emerson Technologies Gmbh & Co. Ohg


05/12/16
20160128643 

Signal processing apparatus, imaging apparatus, and signal processing method


In one embodiment, a signal processing apparatus includes a storage circuit and processing circuitry configured to (a) generate detection parameters for detecting a specific signal included in a biosignal relevant to a heartbeat, based on a waveform of the biosignal, (b) store the detection parameters in the storage circuit, (c) detect the specific signal by using the detection parameters, and (d) generate a synchronization signal for performing heartbeat synchronization imaging based on the specific signal.. .
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation


05/05/16
20160127840 

Signal processing for hearing prostheses


A method includes programming a sound processor to apply frequency shifting on a stimulation signal to generate a frequency shifted stimulation signal. The frequency shifting depends on one or more of a decibel level of a received sound signal, a hearing loss level associated with generating the stimulation signal, attenuation of an output based on the frequency shifted stimulation signal, or operating a hearing prosthesis in a single sided mode or a bilateral mode.

05/05/16
20160127829 

Self-voice occlusion mitigation in headsets


A device includes an ear occlude, an output transducer that is acoustically coupled to an ear canal of a wearer of the device, a voice microphone configured to generate a first electrical signal that is proportional to a voice-generated sound pressure at the microphone, and signal processing circuitry, electrically coupled to the output transducer and the microphone, including a compensator configured to generate, from the first electrical signal, a second electrical signal, and output the second electrical signal to the output transducer, wherein the compensator is tuned to cause goe, a ratio of a sound pressure within the ear canal to a voice-generated sound pressure at a mouth reference point when the ear is occluded and electronically-aided to be approximately equal to gu, a ratio of the sound pressure within the ear canal to the voice-generated sound pressure at the mouth reference point when the ear is unoccluded.. .
Bose Corporation


05/05/16
20160127825 

Earhole-wearable sound collection device, signal processing device, and sound collection method


In the earhole-wearable sound collection device, a microphone that collects emitted speech voice is provided in a space that is substantially sealed off from outside and connects to an ear canal of the wearer (the speaker). With the microphone being located in the space sealed off from outside, emitted speech voice that propagates through the ear canal of the wearer is collected.

05/05/16
20160127815 

Input device and transmitting method, host device and receiving method, and signal processing system and transceiving method


The present technology relates to an input device, a transmitting method, a host device, a receiving method, a signal processing system, and a transceiving method, which are capable of easily performing transmission and reception of multiplexed data obtained by multiplexing a plurality of electric signals between a plug device including a plug and a jack device including a jack. An input device detects whether or not the jack device including the jack is an associated device capable of dealing the multiplexed data obtained by multiplexing a plurality of electric signals, and transmits the multiplexed data via the plug when the jack device is the associated device.
Sony Corporation


05/05/16
20160127615 

Signal transmitting device, signal transmitting/receiving device, and image display device


The signal transmitting device of a signal transmitting/receiving device according to the present disclosure includes a signal processing unit that outputs a video signal as parallel data together with the first clock (the pixel clock); a first buffer memory to which the parallel data is written based on the first clock from the signal processing unit, and from which the written parallel data is read based on the second clock having a constant frequency equal to or higher than that of the first clock; and a transmitting unit. The transmitting unit receives the parallel data read from the first buffer memory and the second clock, converts the parallel data into serial data, and outputs the serial data to the signal line based on the second clock.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


05/05/16
20160127522 

Transmitting apparatus and signal processing method thereof


A transmitting apparatus, a receiving apparatus, and a method of signal processing are provided. The transmitting apparatus includes at least one processor configured to implement: a packet generator which generates a packet including a header and a payload, based on an input stream; and a signal processor which signal-processes the generated packet.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


05/05/16
20160127404 

Computational signal processing architectures for electromagnetic signature analysis


Systems and methods can support a computational signal processing architecture for electromagnetic signature analysis and threat detection. A plurality of sensor antennas can couple a radio frequency signal into a radio receiver.
Bastille Networks, Inc.


05/05/16
20160127403 

Sensor mesh and signal transmission architectures for electromagnetic signature analysis


Systems and methods can support a sensor mesh and signal transmission architecture for electromagnetic signature analysis and threat detection. Sensor antennas may be deployed within an electromagnetic environment.
Bastille Networks, Inc.


05/05/16
20160127397 

Systems, devices, and methods for separating malware and background events


Embodiments relate to systems, devices, and computing-implemented methods for separating malware and background events to classify malware based on traffic data by receiving the traffic data that includes malware events and background noise, converting the traffic data into a feature vector, performing a signal processing algorithm on the feature vector to separate the malware events from the background noise, where the signal processing algorithm is associated with a malware family, determining a score for the malware events using a malware classification algorithm associated with the malware family, and applying a label associated with the malware family to the traffic data based on the score to classify the traffic data. Additionally, the malware application can be contained, removed, and/or the effects of a malware application can be neutralized based on the classification..
Verisign, Inc.


05/05/16
20160127362 

Authentication system, authentication method and service providing system


An authentication system comprising an authentication terminal and an authentication server is provided. The authentication terminal comprises an authentication apparatus authenticating an authentication subject, an artifact operating in accordance with an input signal and a signal processing section inputting an input signal without including information of the authentication subject designated by the authentication server in the artifact and outputting an output signal in accordance with an operation result of the artifact as an authentication result when the authentication result in the authentication apparatus is passed.
Advantest Corporation


05/05/16
20160127361 

Authentication terminal


An authentication terminal comprising an authentication apparatus authenticating an authentication subject, an artifact operating in accordance with an input signal and a signal processing section is provided. When an authentication result in the authentication apparatus is passed, the signal processing section inputs an input signal without including information of the authentication subject in the artifact and outputs an output signal in accordance with an operation result of the artifact as the authentication result..
Advantest Corporation


05/05/16
20160127122 

Quadricorrelator carrier frequency tracking


Systems and methods are provided for correcting frequency drift in satellite receivers based on quadricorrelator carrier frequency tracking. An intermediate frequency corresponding to a received satellite signal may be converted to a digital baseband signal.
Maxlinear, Inc.


05/05/16
20160127048 

Signal processing method, detection method, and detection device


Provided is a signal processing method including a step of acquiring a plurality of stokes parameters related to polarization in which x polarization and y polarization included in a dual-polarization phase-shift keying (dp-psk) signal are defined as an x component and a y component, respectively, and a step of acquiring a two-dimensional constellation diagram by orthographically projecting coordinates defined by each of the stokes parameters, in a poincare sphere coordinate system, onto a plane including coordinates (0, 1, 0), (0, 0, 1), (0, −1, 0) and (0, 0, −1).. .
Alnair Labs Corporation


05/05/16
20160127003 

Integrated two dimensional active antenna array communication system


A base station (bs) capable of communication with a number of transmission points includes a processor configured to control a beamforming transmission or reception and an integrated antenna array system. The integrated antenna array system includes a baseband signal processing unit configured to perform baseband functions and disposed between the two sections.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


05/05/16
20160126969 

Improved signal processing and system including the same


A method of measuring signal change including performing at least one calculation or iteration step based on one or more chaos non-linear dynamical functions on first and second input signals, or sample of signals, to produce iteration values. Performing at least a second iteration step by repeating the at least one calculation or iteration step based on one or more non-linear dynamical functions on the first iteration values to produce a second iteration values and subtracting one set of iteration values generated from either the first or second input signal from the corresponding iteration values generated from the other input signal..
University Of Huddersfield


05/05/16
20160126936 

Data storage element and signal processing method


A data storage element comprises a master stage (ms) with a first and a second latch (li, l2), an error stage (es) and a slave stage (sls). The first latch (li) generates in a clocked fashion based on a clock signal (clk, clkt, clkb) a first logical signal (dout1) based on an input signal (data) in relation to a first threshold level (tp1).
Synopsys, Inc.


05/05/16
20160126912 

Attenuator control for a signal processing chain


An attenuator control method of a signal processing chain comprising two or more signal processing units is disclosed. One of the two or more signal processing units is a signal attenuator adapted to apply adaptive signal attenuation of an attenuator input signal based on one or more attenuation parameters to provide an attenuator output signal.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


05/05/16
20160125866 

Variable rate adaptive active noise cancellation


A method of audio signal processing includes determining a difference between a first set of filter parameters of a first input frame of an active noise cancellation (anc) filter and a second set of filter parameters of a second input frame of the anc filter. The method further includes selectively modifying a duty cycle of adaptive anc processing associated with the anc filter based on the difference between the first set of filter parameters and the second set of filter parameters..
Qualcomm Incorporated


05/05/16
20160124811 

Signal processing device, magnetic information playback device, and signal processing method


The invention provides a signal processing device, including: an extraction section that extracts, from an input digital signal, a decoding target signal at an extraction timing that has been determined as a timing for extracting the decoding target signal; a decoding section that decodes the decoding target signal by estimating, by a maximum likelihood decoding, a candidate for a decoding result of the decoding target signal extracted by the extraction section and detecting a maximum likelihood decoding result; and an adjustment section that adjusts the extraction timing using a likelihood of the candidate for the decoding result estimated by the decoding section.. .
Fujifilm Corporation


05/05/16
20160124109 

Semi-analytic inversion nuclear magnetic resonance (nmr) signal processing


The present disclosure provides a semi-analytic inversion method that computes an approximate, sparse representation of the data in terms of the (a, t1, t2). Methods, in accordance with the present disclosure, compute t2's in a semi-analytic fashion, such as by using simultaneous hankel representation of the data, use one dimensional convex optimization to compute the amplitudes, a, and finally compute t1 in an analytic fashion by appropriate averaging techniques.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation


05/05/16
20160124088 

Ultrasonic measurement apparatus, ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus, and ultrasonic measurement method


An ultrasonic measurement apparatus includes a transmission processing unit that performs processing for transmitting an ultrasonic wave at a given transmission angle, a reception processing unit that performs reception processing of an ultrasonic echo with respect to the transmitted ultrasonic wave in first to nth (n is an integer equal to or greater than 2) ultrasonic transducers; and a processing unit that performs processing with respect to first to nth reception signals corresponding to the first to nth ultrasonic transducers. The processing unit performs first phasing processing when a signal processing target point exists in a plane wave propagation region, and performs second phasing processing when the signal processing target point exists in a spherical wave propagation region, as phasing processing with respect to each of the reception signals of the first to nth reception signals..
Seiko Epson Corporation


05/05/16
20160124084 

Method and radar detecting target object


The present invention relates to a method for detecting a target object by a radar apparatus and an apparatus therefor, and more particularly, to an apparatus and a method for preventing deterioration of performance through a signal processing technology by recognizing a situation in which the detection performance of a radar is deteriorated, for example, in a steel tunnel. The radar apparatus includes: a signal transmission unit that transmits a transmission signal for detecting a target object; a signal reception unit that receives a reception signal generated when the transmission signal is reflected; a determination unit that determines a presence of a clutter structure using frequency response information of the reception signal; and a target detection unit that corrects a detection threshold value for detecting a target object according to the determination result on the presence of the clutter structure and detects a target object..
Mando Corporation


05/05/16
20160124082 

Ultrasonic measurement apparatus, ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus, and ultrasonic measurement method


An ultrasonic measurement apparatus includes a transmission processing unit that performs processing for transmitting an ultrasonic wave at a given transmission angle, a reception processing unit that performs reception processing of an ultrasonic echo with respect to a transmitted ultrasonic wave, and a processing unit that performs processing with respect to a reception signal from the reception processing unit. The processing unit obtains a plurality of first resolution signals by synthesizing a plurality of the reception signals based on a first beamforming coefficient, and obtains a second beamforming coefficient for synthesizing a second resolution signal from the plurality of first resolution signals based on whether a signal processing target point belongs to a plane wave propagation region or belongs to a spherical wave propagation region..
Seiko Epson Corporation


05/05/16
20160124041 

Ultra-sensitive, ultra-low power rf field sensor


A sensor includes a hollow enclosure, an antenna disposed external to the hollow enclosure and configured to collect emission of electromagnetic energy, a circuit disposed within the hollow enclosure and comprising a low noise amplifier (lna) connectable to the antenna, and an analog to digital converter (adc) in a connection with the lna, circuit connections connecting, during use of the sensor, the circuit to each of the antenna, a source of electric energy and a signal processing component, a connection between the enclosure and an enclosure of an integrated circuit (ic), whereby the antenna id disposed between the sensor and the ic, and the sensor configured to at least measure a low-level electromagnetic energy emitted from the ic.. .
Nokomis, Inc.


05/05/16
20160124022 

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


A signal processing system includes a data detection part that detects analog data of a current and a voltage supplied to a plurality of electrical devices, a data conversion part that converts the analog data into digital data, a separation part that separates the digital data into individual pieces corresponding to the plurality of electrical devices, an operation estimation part that estimates status of each of electrical devices by analyzing the individual digital data, and an output part that outputs the status of each electrical device based on an estimation result from the operation estimation part to allow visual recognition, wherein the output part outputs an image indicating the status onto an area image indicating an area in which the electrical device is installed, the operation status image includes a character image displayed on the area image when the estimation result by the operation estimation part satisfies a predetermined condition.. .
Informetis Corporation






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