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Date/App# patent app List of recent Synchronization-related patents
04/07/16
20160100471 
 Lighting device patent thumbnailLighting device
There is provided a wearable or portable lighting device for playing out, together with a plurality of other wearable or portable lighting devices, a predetermined time-varying lighting pattern over a space occupied by said device and the other devices; said device comprising: at least one light source; memory for storing a representation of the time-varying lighting pattern; and at least one controller configured to determine a current location of said device, to receive a timing signal for determining a current stage of the time-varying lighting pattern in synchronization with the other devices, and based on said determination and said timing signal, with reference to the representation in memory, to select a portion of the time-varying lighting pattern corresponding to the current location and stage and to cause the at least one light source to play-out said portion. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


04/07/16
20160100400 
 Beacon based time division multiplexing synchronization for multiple radio access technology coexistence patent thumbnailBeacon based time division multiplexing synchronization for multiple radio access technology coexistence
Methods, systems, and devices are described for beacon based time division multiplexing (tdm) synchronization for multiple radio access technology (rat) coexistence. In some aspects, tdm time slots corresponding to a plurality of rats for wireless communication among a plurality of devices may be identified, and the tdm time slots may be synchronized based at least in part on a timing beacon associated with a first of the plurality of rats..
Qualcomm Incorporated


04/07/16
20160100374 
 Method for transmitting information for synchronization of user equipment by base station in wireless communication system and  same patent thumbnailMethod for transmitting information for synchronization of user equipment by base station in wireless communication system and same
The present invention relates to a method for transmitting information for synchronization of a user equipment by a base station in a wireless communication system and apparatus for the same. In one embodiment of the present invention, a source base station transmits a request message requesting uplink synchronization information according to a predetermined reference to a target base station, receives a response message including the synchronization information from the target base station in response to the requested message, and transmits the received synchronization information to one or more user equipments which are to move to a cell serviced by the target base station.
Lg Electronics Inc.


04/07/16
20160100373 
 Signal format for cell search and synchronization in wireless networks patent thumbnailSignal format for cell search and synchronization in wireless networks
A synchronization signal format for a cell search method is proposed to reduce cell search complexity and cell search time. A synchronization signal is embedded with a unique sequence that is consecutively repeated multiple times in time domain.
Mediatek Inc.


04/07/16
20160100306 
 System and  supplementary services setting synchronization patent thumbnailSystem and supplementary services setting synchronization
A synch server comprises a first interface configured to transmit and receive map messages, and communicate with a home location register (hlr) in a circuit-switched (cs) network, a second interface configured to communicate with a home subscriber server (hss) in an ip-multimedia subsystem (ims) network, and a third interface configured to transmit and receive extensible markup language (xml) configuration access protocol (xcap) messages. A synch function module is configured to receive a message containing a change to a supplementary service setting associated with a user equipment (ue) connected to a circuit-switched (cs) network or an ims network, and communicate the change to the supplementary service setting to both the hlr and the hss so that the supplementary service settings in both the hlr and the hss are updated to reflect the change to the supplementary service setting..
Mavenir Systems, Inc.


04/07/16
20160100220 
 Transmission method, reception method, transmission device, and reception device patent thumbnailTransmission method, reception method, transmission device, and reception device
According to one aspect of the present disclosure, a transmission method for enabling transmission of content using a broadcast wave and a communication channel includes: transmitting auxiliary information using at least the broadcast wave, the auxiliary information being information for synchronizing content transmission using the broadcast wave and content transmission using the communication channel when the content is transmitted using the broadcast wave and the communication channel, and the auxiliary information causing a reception side to perform the synchronization when the reception side receives the auxiliary information. Therefore, even if timing of starting reception of the content through the communication is delayed, the reception side can play back the content by a combination of the broadcasting and the communication..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America


04/07/16
20160100210 
 Video playing device,  controlling the video playing device, and video playing system patent thumbnailVideo playing device, controlling the video playing device, and video playing system
A video playing device, a method of controlling the video playing device, and a video playing system are provided. The video playing device includes a display configured to display a video and a caption, and a controller configured to set a synchronization period in which the video is repeatedly played, and to synchronize a time point of displaying the caption with the video during the synchronization period..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160100112 
 Image-displaying device and  controlling image-displaying device patent thumbnailImage-displaying device and controlling image-displaying device
An image capturing device includes an image capturing unit, an image data generation unit, and a display unit. The image capturing unit captures an image at a timing based on a first frame rate of the image capturing unit and outputs output data after a first period.
Seiko Epson Corporation


04/07/16
20160099822 
 Filterbank-based multicarrier transmitter for transmitting a multicarrier signal patent thumbnailFilterbank-based multicarrier transmitter for transmitting a multicarrier signal
A filterbank-based multicarrier transmitter for transmitting a multicarrier signal is disclosed, the multicarrier signal comprising a synchronization part and a payload part, the synchronization part comprising k1 frequency sub-channels being arranged to form m subsequent multicarrier symbols, the payload part comprising k2 frequency sub-channels, the filterbank-based multicarrier transmitter comprising a processor being configured to assign subsequent pilot values of a pilot sequence to every pth frequency sub-channel of the k1 frequency sub-channels to obtain a pilot symbol of the multicarrier signal, and to assign subsequent payload values of a payload sequence to subsequent frequency sub-channels of the k2 frequency sub-channels to obtain a payload symbol of the multicarrier signal, and wherein the processor is configured to assign subsequent groups of subsequent pilot values to every qth symbol of the m multicarrier symbols.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160099819 
 Receiving circuit and data decision method patent thumbnailReceiving circuit and data decision method
A receiving circuit includes: a first decision circuit to output boundary data obtained by performing a binary-decision on input data in synchronization with a first clock; a first decision feedback equalizer to output center data obtained by performing equalization and a binary-decision on the input data using a first equalization coefficient in synchronization with a second clock; a phase detection circuit to detect phase information of the input data based on the boundary data and the center data; a phase control circuit to output phase difference information of the center data based on an opening of an eye pattern formed by overlaying data transition patterns; a first phase adjustment circuit to adjust a phase of the first clock based on the phase information; and a second phase adjustment circuit to adjust a phase of the second clock based on the phase information and the phase difference information.. .
Fujitsu Limited


04/07/16
20160099761 

Beam synchronization methods for beamforming wireless networks


Inter-cell coordination to avoid/minimize inter-cell interference in a beamformed mmwave network is proposed to enhance the detection probability of beam pattern indicator. A base station first obtains beacon signal transmission information of neighboring base stations.
Mediatek Inc.


04/07/16
20160099717 

Transmission circuit, integrated circuit, and parallel-to-serial conversion method


A transmission circuit includes: a shift register configured to shift, in synchronization with a first clock signal, input parallel data within a plurality of flip-flop circuits; a control circuit configured to output a second clock signal of a phase in accordance with a phase of the first clock signal; a selector configured to select any one of the input parallel data and pieces of output parallel data of the plurality of flip-flop circuits; and a conversion circuit configured to convert, in synchronization with the second clock signal, the parallel data selected by the selector into pieces of serial data, in which the control circuit outputs a selection signal to the selector, in accordance with a deviation amount of the detected phase of the first clock signal.. .
Socionext Inc.


04/07/16
20160098469 

Method and system for providing a synchronization service


Disclosed herein is a data synchronization between a client computing device's local store and another data store, such as a data store that is remote to the client computing device. The other data store may comprise a cloud data store.
Yahoo! Inc.


04/07/16
20160098244 

Audio synchronization bluetooth speakers


An audio synchronization method for bluetooth speakers is disclosed. The bluetooth speakers comprise a first bluetooth speaker and a second bluetooth speaker transmitting digital audio packets by bluetooth communication.
Airoha Technology Corp.


04/07/16
20160097932 

Spatial color mixing in a cascade imaging system


Spatial color mixing in a cascade imaging system is provided herein. The system comprises: at least two spatial light pre-modulators; and, a primary spatial light modulator, each of the at least two spatial light pre-modulators configured to vary illuminating light colours spatially across the primary spatial prime modulator simultaneously with at least two of the illuminating light colours, and the primary spatial light modulator configured to form the illuminating light colours into images and turn on pixels of each of the at least two of the illuminating light colours simultaneously in synchronization with the at least two spatial light pre-modulators..
Christie Digital Systems Usa, Inc.


04/07/16
20160097835 

Reference signals for positioning measurements


Methods and apparatus for supporting reference signals for positioning measurements are disclosed. Methods include subframe configuration, subframe structures, measurement opportunities using a set of downlink subframes which are not all consecutive, handling of subframes containing reference signals and system signals such as synchronization signals, paging occasions and multicast broadcast multimedia service (mbms), and related control signaling between a long term evolution (lte) network and a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru).
Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.


04/07/16
20160097756 

Systems and methods for mapping an explosive event


Systems and methods for mapping an explosive event are discussed. In an example, a system for mapping an explosive event can include a plurality of sensor devices and a data analysis system.
Blackbox Biometrics, Inc.


03/31/16
20160095117 

Apparatus and channel access for long term evolution nodes in unlicensed band


One embodiment is directed to a method comprising sensing, by an apparatus, a shared channel; determining whether the shared channel is free; determining whether a synchronization signal has been received; and based on that the shared channel is determined free and the synchronization signal is determined received, beginning to access the shared channel.. .
Nokia Corporation


03/31/16
20160095078 

Ring-shaped synchronous network system and time slave station


A time slave station includes a synchronization error detecting unit that includes: a cw synchronization error detecting counter that counts a synchronization correction cycle of a transmission path in which a frame is transmitted in a first direction; a ccw synchronization error detecting counter that counts a synchronization correction cycle of a transmission path in which a frame is transmitted in a second direction; a cw synchronization-enabled time period timer that counts a cw synchronization frame reception-enabled time period; a ccw synchronization-enabled time period timer that counts a ccw synchronization frame reception-enabled time period; a cw-based synchronization error determining unit that determines whether the cw synchronization frame is received in the cw synchronization frame reception-enabled time period; and a ccw-based synchronization error determining unit that determines whether the ccw synchronization frame is received during the ccw synchronization frame reception-enabled time period.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


03/31/16
20160095077 

New tdd frame structure for uplink centralized transmission


The present disclosure relates to a wireless communication system, and more particularly to a method for transmitting synchronization channel and cell search signal in wireless communication system. Synchronization channel and cell search signal allow a terminal in a multi-layer cell supporting multiple carriers to effectively search and distinguish cells at different frequencies.
Intellectual Discovery Co., Ltd.


03/31/16
20160095075 

System and clock synchronization in a wireless backhaul network using ieee 1588 precision time protocol


A method and system is disclosed for clock synchronization in a wireless backhaul network, based on the ieee1588 precision time protocol (ptp). The network comprises a plurality of hubs, each hub serving one or more remote backhaul modules.
Blinq Wireless Inc.


03/31/16
20160095074 

Synchronization procedure and resource control communication in d2d system


The present disclosure relates to a 5th generation (5g) or pre-5g communication system for supporting a higher data rate in comparison to the 4g communication system, such as long term evolution (lte). A method for a terminal to establish synchronization with another terminal in a network supporting device-to-device (d2d) communication is provided.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


03/31/16
20160095048 

Methods and synchronization to and measurements on unlicensed frequency carriers


Briefly, the present disclosure is directed to methods and apparatus that allow for the synchronization with, and measurement reporting of, unlicensed frequency carriers. A method and apparatus for synchronizing to an scell operating on an unlicensed carrier determine, at a ue (108, 116), one or more measurement instances where a discovery signal may be transmitted, for example, by a base station (132), on the scell from a higher layer configuration message.
Google Technology Holdings Llc


03/31/16
20160094847 

Coupling sample metadata with media samples


Innovations in the area of sample metadata processing can help a media playback tool avoid loss of synchronization between sample metadata and media samples. For example, a media playback tool identifies encoded data and sample metadata for a current media sample, then couples the sample metadata with the current media sample.
Microsoft Corporation


03/31/16
20160094680 

Content sharing method and social synchronization apparatus


The present invention relates to a content sharing method, including: receiving a first content sharing request sent by a content server; acquiring an identifier of the user on the destination website; querying a stored first correspondence among the internal identifier of the content, the identifier of the destination website, and an external identifier of the content according to the internal identifier of the content and the identifier of the destination website, to acquire the external identifier of the content on the destination website; and sending a second content sharing request to the destination website according to the identifier of the destination website and the identifier of the user on the destination website so as to share the content on a home page of the user on the destination website. In this way, same content shared on a same website by different users can be associated..
Huawei Technologies Co.,ltd.


03/31/16
20160094657 

Event-driven synchronization in snmp managed networks


Various exemplary embodiments relate to a method for synchronizing data in a management database on a network node, the method carried out by an agent on the network, the method including storing an index associated with a relevant variable and a list of at least one indices associated with at least one dependency variables associated with the relevant variable; detecting a status change in the relevant variable; constructing an update notification including status information for the relevant variable and each of the at least one dependency variables; and sending the update notification.. .
Alcatel-lucent Canada, Inc.


03/31/16
20160094605 

Optimizing synchronization of audio and network tasks in voice over packet switched networks


A user equipment device (ue) comprises physical layer circuitry configured to transmit and receive radio frequency electrical signals with one or more nodes of a radio access network, an audio subsystem configured to generate frames of audio data, and processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to calculate a time delay from generation of an audio data frame by the audio subsystem of the ue device to transmission of an audio data packet by the physical layer circuitry during a voice call, and decrease the time delay to a delay value that preserves a specified minimum time for delivery of the generated audio data frame to the physical layer circuitry to meet a scheduled transmission time of the audio data packet..
Intel Corporation


03/31/16
20160094443 

Protocol independent multicast (pim) multicast route entry synchronization


Embodiments of the invention relate to synchronizing multicast route entries in a system. One embodiment includes forwarding a communication packet to a first switch and determining a multicast source route entry by the first switch based on the communication packet.
Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (singapore) Pte, Ltd.


03/31/16
20160094394 

Zero touch configuration and synchronization of a service appliance in a network environment


An example method for zero touch configuration and synchronization of a service appliance in a network environment includes receiving, at an appliance port on a service appliance, an indication that a switch port on a switch changed from an inactive status to an active status, the appliance port being connected over a network to the switch port, starting a bootstrap protocol, including by receiving at the service appliance from the switch, a bootstrap message from a service executing in the switch, creating, by the service appliance, an empty port channel at the service appliance, adding, by the service appliance, the appliance port to the port channel, and associating, by the service appliance, the service to the port channel in a cache.. .
Cisco Technology, Inc.


03/31/16
20160094377 

Method and sending synchronization signal in fbmc system


Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to a method and an apparatus for sending a synchronization signal in an fbmc system in the field of communications, and are used for reducing the cost of a synchronization signal and improving the spectral efficiency. The method provided by the embodiments of the present disclosure includes: determining a sending time-frequency resource location of a synchronization symbol; determining a time-frequency resource location having mutual interference with the synchronization symbol; sending the synchronization symbol on the sending time-frequency resource location of the synchronization symbol, and sending a protection symbol on the time-frequency resource location having mutual interference with the synchronization symbol..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


03/31/16
20160094312 

Confirming data accuracy in a distributed control system


A control network communication arrangement includes a second protocol embedded into a first protocol in a way that modules supporting the second protocol may be aware of and utilize the first protocol whereas modules supporting only the first protocol may not be aware of the second protocol. Operation of modules using the second protocol does not disturb operation of the modules not configured to use or understand the second protocol.
Concio Holdings Llc


03/31/16
20160094270 

Synchronization apparatus and method


A system and a method for time synchronization on a wireless network, based on the exchange of chirp spread spectrum information. Time signals are broadcast from a master (40) to a plurality of slave devices (101, 102, 103).
Semtech Corporation


03/31/16
20160094162 

Synchronization module for motor speed control


A system includes a first control system configured to operate at a first clock speed, a second control system configured to provide an output to the first control system and configured to operate at a second clock speed different from the first clock speed, and a synchronization module operatively connecting the first control module to the second control module and configured to synchronize the first control system and the second control system such that the output of the second control system is timed to synchronize with the first clock speed.. .
Hamilton Sundstrand Space Systems International, Inc.


03/31/16
20160093107 

Information processing apparatus and information processing method, display apparatus and display method, and information processing system


In accordance with a user's viewing or finding of an actual object 151, the virtual object 150 corresponding to the actual object 151 appears. The actual object 151 includes output devices that generate outputs such as vibration, electric pulse, heat or cooling air, wind, sound, light, a transfer, and a jump.

03/31/16
20160092537 

Polling based synchronization in managed networks


Various exemplary embodiments relate to a method for managing the synchronization of data in a management database on a network node, the method including receiving an update request including one or more requested variables and an update tracking value, wherein each requested variable includes a requested variable identifier; determining a set of updated variables, wherein each updated variable includes an update indicator greater than the update tracking value, an updated variable identifier indicating at least one of the requested variables, and an updated variable value; and sending an update response including for each of the set of updated variables, the updated variable identifier and the updated variable value.. .
Alcatel-lucent Canada, Inc


03/31/16
20160092491 

Synchronizing copies of an extent in an append-only storage system


A append-only data storage system that stores sets of data blocks in extents that are located in storage devices. When an extent becomes full, the system changes the extent from an open state, wherein data can be appended to the extent, to a closed state, wherein data cannot be appended to the extent.
Dropbox, Inc.


03/31/16
20160092444 

Distributed file system backup and synchronization


Systems and techniques for a distributed file system element collection are described herein. A node may identify a state of a file system element, which is identified in a file system element definition, from a local data store.
Code 42 Software, Inc.


03/31/16
20160092010 

Touch, pen and force sensor operation with variable refresh displays


synchronization of display functions and various touch, stylus and/or force sensing functions for devices including a variable refresh rate (vrr) display is disclosed. In some examples, touch, stylus and/or force sensing functions can be synchronized with display frames and a display refresh rate can be adjusted by extended blanking of the display for one or more display frames.
Apple Inc.


03/31/16
20160091919 

Touch panel system and electronic device


In a touch panel system of the present invention, a touch pen is configured of an electronic pen that signals can be input into and output from. A touch panel controller includes a synchronization signal transmission unit that transmits a synchronization signal to the electronic pen during synchronization signal transmission periods immediately before each of a first signal line drive period and a second signal line drive period.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


03/31/16
20160091863 

Synchronization of timepiece resonators


Coupling mobile member for synchronising two resonators, each including an interface pin periodically following a plane, closed trajectory, including grooves for holding the pins equidistant from an axis on a structure subjected to a torque about the axis, on which the grooves are coplanar grooves, radial with respect to the axis, for reception of the pins in symmetrical pairs with respect to a main, straight groove passing through the axis, in a plane perpendicular to the axis, and in which slides a main slide-block, which cooperates with a plurality of bars, each hinged on one side to one of the pins, and hinged on the other side to the main slide-block.. .
The Swatch Group Research And Development Ltd.


03/31/16
20160090111 

Method and system for event recorder playback


An event recorder playback system for a plurality of locomotives in a consist is described, including a processor configured to receive and save a first dataset and a second dataset associated with operation of a first locomotive and a second locomotive, respectively, in the consist. The processor may determine, using the processor, a point of synchronization of the first dataset and the second dataset with respect to time, and align the first dataset and the second dataset using the point of synchronization.
Progress Rail Services Corporation


03/24/16
20160088674 

Efficient resumption mechanism for gsm services in dsds devices after acquiring back the rf chain


A method for managing radio access technology services includes: reacquiring control of a radio frequency (rf) chain of a mobile communication device by a first subscription; performing a search for a base station serving a cell in which the mobile communication device is currently located; decoding only a frequency control channel (fcch) and a synchronization channel (sch) transmitted by the base station; comparing a decoded base station identity code (bsic) with a stored bsic of a last serving cell on which a packet switched (ps) context for a data call on the first subscription was suspended or on which idle mode operations were last performed on the first subscription; and if the decoded bsic matches the stored bsic, resuming the data call on the first subscription on the last serving cell.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated


03/24/16
20160088607 

Devices and methods for d2d synchronization signalling


Embodiments herein relate to a receiver device; a method therein; a transmitter device and a method therein. The transmitter device is configured to transmit to the receiver device a device-to-device synchronization signal during a time window preceding the start of a resource pool.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


03/24/16
20160088580 

Base station and clock synchronization of base station


The present invention discloses a radio base station and a method for clock synchronization of the radio base station. The radio base station may include a base station outdoor apparatus including an adapter, a ground service antenna, and a satellite antenna.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


03/24/16
20160088579 

Radio communication system and communication control method


A radio communication system includes a first base station that is identified by a first cell identity, a second base station that is identified by a second cell identity, and a user device that can perform radio communication with each of the base stations. The user device detects a first transmission timing based on a first synchronization signal from the first base station and establishes synchronization with the first base station.
Ntt Docomo, Inc.


03/24/16
20160088578 

Link layer discovery protocol (lldp) on multiple nodes of a distributed fabric


In one embodiment, a method for providing link layer discovery protocol (lldp) to a distributed fabric includes sending a neighbor synchronization request message from a master node to one or more member nodes connected to the master node, the neighbor synchronization request message including a request for a recipient member node to send its lldp neighbor information to the master node, receiving a neighbor synchronization update message at the master node from at least one of the one or more member nodes, the neighbor synchronization update message including information about local lldp neighbors of the one or more member nodes, and storing the information about the local lldp neighbors from the at least one of the one or more member nodes in a lldp neighbors database of the master node.. .
Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (singapore) Pte, Ltd.


03/24/16
20160088557 

Time synchronization energy-efficient in wireless network and network adopting same


The present disclosure relates to a time synchronization method for energy-efficient wireless network and a network adopting the same that operates time synchronization between sensor nodes using an alternating feature in a low power wireless network with a sleep mode. Accordingly, power consumption is minimized and energy efficiency is improved and accuracy of the time synchronization can be improved regardless of installment positions..
University Of Ulsan Foundation For Industry Cooperation


03/24/16
20160088497 

Apparatus, system and performing a time of flight (tof) measurement


Some demonstrative embodiments include apparatuses, systems and/or methods of performing a time of flight (tof) measurement. For example, a first wireless device may include a controller to perform a time of flight (tof) measurement procedure with a second wireless device; and a radio to communicate with the second wireless device a tof frame including a first time value of a time synchronization function (tsf) of a sender of the frame to indicate a beginning time of a tof measurement period, and a second time value of the tsf at transmission of the tof frame..
Intel Corporation


03/24/16
20160088447 

Hopping master in wireless conference


A first radio has duplex communication with a second radio and a third radio, without using a base station by using a multiple-access protocol system. The first radio is configured to switch back and forth between being a master radio and a slave radio in the multiple-access protocol system.
Dominant Technologies, Llc


03/24/16
20160088294 

Encoding device, decoding device, streaming system, and streaming method


According to an embodiment, an encoding device includes an encoder. The encoder is configured to generate a video stream.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


03/24/16
20160088256 

Camera system, video processing apparatus, and camera apparatus


Disclosed herein is a camera system including, a camera apparatus having, an image sensor, a correction section, a first transmission processing section, and a synchronization processing section, and a video processing apparatus having a second transmission processing section and a conversion section, wherein the video processing apparatus outputs the video data obtained by the conversion by the conversion section.. .
Sony Corporation


03/24/16
20160088209 

Synchronous photographing system that controls synchronous photographing by pluraltiy of image capture apparatus


A synchronous photographing system includes an operation terminal that performs a photographing operation; and a plurality of image capture apparatuses that performs synchronous photographing in response to an instruction from the operation terminal, in which, among the plurality of image capture apparatuses, one of a plurality of image capture apparatuses participating in synchronous photographing is set as a main image capture apparatus and other image capture apparatuses are set as sub image capture apparatuses, the main image capture apparatus performs control to perform synchronization of a photographing timing among the plurality of image capture apparatuses participating in synchronous photographing, and the operation terminal performs control to instruct the plurality of image capture apparatuses to perform instruction contents from a user.. .
Casio Computer Co., Ltd.


03/24/16
20160088077 

Seamless binary object and metadata sync


Techniques for seamless binary object and metadata updating and synchronization are described. A synchronization engine layer at a client can detect an update to a binary object from an application layer; generate a unique identifier for the binary object; request a storage server to create a new version of the binary object with the unique identifier; and after the creation of the new version of the binary object with the unique identifier, request the storage server to update a referencing-metadata-store to refer to the binary object associated with unique identifier..
Microsoft Corporation


03/24/16
20160088055 

Media platform for adding synchronized content to media with a duration


A system is provided. The system includes a content database that stores content synchronization data received from a graphical user interface.
Multipop Llc


03/24/16
20160087970 

Secure application access system


A proxy server receives a synchronization request from an application program resident on a user device. The proxy server determines that the user device requires removal of application program data and synchronizes the application program resident on the user device with a null account that is associated with application program..
Bitglass, Inc.


03/24/16
20160087900 

A communication node for a packet-switched data network and a operation thereof


A communication node for a packet-switched data network is proposed, which comprises an integrated circuit having a system of electronic components for sending and/or receiving audio and/or video data, particularly of an audio and/or video data stream. A media access control component for implementing a media access control and a physical interface with transmitting and receiving means, by way of which the communication node is connectable to a communication line of the data network, are provided as components of the system.
Cetitec Gmbh


03/24/16
20160087786 

Multilevel modulation optical transceiver and multilevel modulation optical transmission and reception method


A multilevel modulation optical transceiver for distributing an otn frame defined by itu-t to a plurality of lanes for transmission, the multilevel modulation optical transceiver including: an mld transmission unit; and a data replication unit, further including a data rearrangement unit arranged at a preceding stage of the mld transmission unit, for performing data rearrangement processing of replicating, in advance, a frame synchronization pattern of an overhead of the otn frame before being subjected to the lane rotation processing from a first lane that has the overhead to another lane that does not have the overhead, and of saving a payload to be overwritten with the frame synchronization pattern to a reserved area of the overhead to enable the payload to be restored on a reception side.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


03/24/16
20160087785 

Time synchronization and controlled asynchronization of remote trigger signals


A mechanism is disclosed for transmitting pulses onto respective cables so that the pulses arrive at the remote ends of the respective cables in synchronized (or controllably asynchronized) fashion. First, the round-trip time of flight of each cable is measured using speedy delivery pulses, i.e., pulses whose leading edges have exponential shape.
Board Of Regents Of The University Of Texas System


03/24/16
20160087784 

Synchronous reset and phase detecting for interchain local oscillator (lo) divider phase alignment


Certain aspects of the present invention provide methods and apparatus for synchronizing frequency-divided oscillating signals associated with multiple radio frequency (rf) paths to be in-phase. For certain aspects, a reset pulse is input to synchronization logic for a particular rf path, and this logic retimes the reset pulse to a local synthesizer clock in this rf path.
Qualcomm Incorporated


03/24/16
20160087765 

Synchronization in a beamforming system


A beamforming system synchronization architecture is proposed to allow a receiving device to synchronize to a transmitting device in time, frequency, and spatial domain in the most challenging situation with very high pathloss. A periodically configured time-frequency resource blocks in which the transmitting device uses the same beamforming weights for its control beam transmission to the receiving device.
Mediatek Inc.


03/24/16
20160087753 

Technologies for high-speed pcs supporting fec block synchronization with alignment markers


Technologies for high-speed data transmission include a network port logic having one or more communication lanes coupled to a forward error correction (fec) sublayer and a physical coding sublayer (pcs). To transmit data, the pcs encodes the data to be transmitted into encoded data blocks using a 66b/64b line code and inserts alignment marker blocks after every 16,383 encoded data blocks.

03/24/16
20160087744 

Directional synchronization signals in wireless communications


Methods, systems, and devices are described for directional synchronization signal signals in a millimeter wave communication system. A user equipment (ue) may receive a narrowband signal component of a synchronization signal for the millimeter wave communications.
Qualcomm Incorporated


03/24/16
20160087743 

Dynamic directional synchronization signals in wireless communications


Methods, systems, and devices are described for dynamic directional synchronization signal signals in a millimeter wave communication system. A base station may determine a narrowband signal component and a wideband signal component of a synchronization signal for millimeter wave communications.
Qualcomm Incorporated


03/24/16
20160087738 

Time synchronization slave apparatus capable of adjusting time synchronization period, and determining time synchronization period


A time synchronization slave apparatus and a method of determining a time synchronization period are disclosed. In the apparatus, a time synchronization processing unit performs a time synchronization operation and determines an offset and a rate used to correct local time error based on a calculated time error, a timer corrects the local time based on the determined offset and rate, a time error estimation unit estimates a time error in the local time during a present time synchronization period, and generates excess error information regarding an excess point at which the estimated time error exceeds a threshold allowable time error range, a time synchronization period determination unit determines a subsequent time synchronization period based on the excess error information, and a synchronization period information transmission unit transmits synchronization period information regarding the subsequent time synchronization period to a time synchronization master apparatus..
Research & Business Foundation Sungkyunkwan University


03/24/16
20160087737 

A network receiver for a network using distributed clock synchronization and a sampling a signal received from the network


A network receiver receives from a network an input signal which is sampled by a data sampler of the network receiver at sampling moments. Sampling moments have a relative position in time within a period of time of a single bit.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.


03/24/16
20160087707 

Synchronization in a beamforming system


A beamforming system synchronization architecture is proposed to allow a receiving device to synchronize to a transmitting device in time, frequency, and spatial domain in the most challenging situation with very high pathloss. A detector at the receiving device detects the presence of control beams, synchronizes to the transmission and estimates the channel response by receiving pilot signals.
Mediatek Inc.


03/24/16
20160087706 

Synchronization in a beamforming system


A beamforming system synchronization architecture is proposed to allow a receiving device to synchronize to a transmitting device in time, frequency, and spatial domain in the most challenging situation with very high pathloss. A periodically configured time-frequency resource blocks in which the transmitting device uses the same beamforming weights for its control beam transmission to the receiving device.
Mediatek Inc.


03/24/16
20160087618 

Semiconductor integrated circuit, apparatus with semiconductor integrated circuit, and clock control method in semiconductor integrated circuit


A semiconductor integrated circuit includes, a fixed frequency-division clock generation unit configured to generate a fixed frequency-division clock with a fixed frequency based on an output clock of a clock source, a variable frequency-division clock generation unit configured to generate a variable frequency-division clock with a variable frequency based on the output clock of the clock source, and a data path selection unit configured to select a data path. The data path selection unit selects a data path with or without a synchronization unit for converting the data into clock-synchronous data on a receiving side according to whether the variable frequency-division clock is or is not, respectively, generated by the variable frequency-division clock generation unit..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


03/24/16
20160086559 

Liquid crystal display device


A scanning line drive unit selects a plurality of scanning lines in order, and controls the operation of a thin-film transistors. A timing control unit controls the scanning line drive unit on the basis of a display signal that includes a horizontal synchronization signal, a vertical synchronization signal, and an image signal.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


03/24/16
20160085838 

Method and system for document synchronization in a distributed server-client environment


A method and system for synchronizing documents in a distributed server-client environment. The system includes a synchronization server, a distributor client, a user client, and/or a network connecting the server and the clients.
Fasoo.com Inc.


03/24/16
20160085769 

Synchronization of shared folders and files


A method of synchronizing shared folders and files within a remote and local file system includes determining a remote and local file system state. The remote file system state includes remote hash values for remote instances of shared folders, shared sub-folders, shared files, shared sub-level files, and shared shortcuts.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


03/24/16
20160085686 

Synchronizing a translation lookaside buffer with page tables


The translation lookaside buffer (tlb) of a processor is kept in synchronization with a guest page table by use of an indicator referred to as a “t” bit. The t bit of the npt/ept entries mapping the guest page table are set when a page walk is performed on the npt/ept.
Vmware, Inc.


03/24/16
20160085661 

Multi-browser testing for web applications


In one aspect, there is an apparatus. The apparatus may include at least one processor, and at least one memory including computer program code.

03/24/16
20160085650 

Systems and methods for resynchronizing mirroring partners in a storage system


Systems and methods which provide for managing multiple minor resources in a storage distribution network are provided. In some embodiments, a system provides for both high availability and disaster recovery functionality at different mirroring locations.
Netapp Inc.


03/24/16
20160085479 

Interface system and method


An interface system has a first media access controller having a first mac buffer for storing at least one first-type frame in a first frame format according to a first communication protocol. A time synchronization module is arranged to, upon detecting the start of the first-type frame, determine a first timestamp from a master clock signal and latch the first timestamp into a first timestamp register.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.


03/24/16
20160085461 

Data mirroring for network attached storage


A computer-implemented method for data minoring for network attached storage includes duplicating an identity mapping database on a second nas server and creating a queue of updated data files containing updated elements since a prior synchronization. Data files containing the updated elements are transmitted from the first nas server to the second nas server.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/24/16
20160085381 

Managing and synchronizing views in multi-user application with a canvas


Several methods are described herein to allow users to manage and synchronize views in a multi-user application with canvas (infinite or otherwise) and limited or unlimited zoom. Without these synchronization methods, coordinating views is very difficult, and may lead to chaos as one or more of the users gets lost on the canvas.
Logmeln, Inc.


03/24/16
20160085263 

Synchronization of domain counters


In an embodiment, a processor includes a master counter to store a time stamp count for the processor, and multiple cores each including a core counter to store core time stamp counts. The processor also includes synchronization logic to, in response to a de-synchronization event in a core: obtain a value of the master counter; initiate a first core counter using the value of the master counter, where the first core counter is included in the first core; compare a synchronization digit of the first core counter to a synchronization signal indicating a value of a synchronization digit of the master counter; and in response to a determination that the synchronization digit does not match the synchronization signal, adjust a first subset of digits of the first core counter based on a latency value of the synchronization signal.
Intel Corporation


03/24/16
20160084676 

Linear encoder device and reference position detection method


A linear encoder device (60) includes: a synchronization signal generation unit (83) configured to generate a periodic synchronization signal synchronized with a movement distance when a first sensor (66) installed to face a linear scale (61) is moved along the linear scale (61) based on a signal output by the first sensor (66); a reference signal generation unit (82) configured to generate a pulse signal indicating that the reference mark is detected based on a signal output by a second sensor (67) installed along with the first sensor (66); and a reference position detection unit (84) configured to generate a reference position signal indicating that a reference position decided in advance is detected when the synchronization signal is changed to a predetermined value after the reference signal generation unit (82) generates the pulse signal.. .
Thk Co., Ltd.


03/24/16
20160082263 

System and determining optimal deep brain stimulation parameters for treating intractable epilepsy


System and method for determining optimal deep brain stimulation parameters for treating intractable epilepsy. The system is adapted to impart deep brain stimulation to a patient's brain, record electroencephalographic responses to the stimulation, enable adjustment of one or more stimulation parameters to achieve an optimum electroencephalogram desynchronization (eeg desynchronization) state and thereafter select stimulation parameters that resulted in the optimum eeg desynchronization..

03/24/16
20160081573 

Frequency analysis tool for cardiac resynchronization


Systems and methods are provided for evaluating an expected effectiveness of cardiac resynchronization therapy. Electrocardiogram (ecg) data is received as at least one ecg lead from a set of electrodes.
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation


03/17/16
20160081047 

Synchronization method in distributed wireless communication system and terminal supporting the same


Disclosed is a synchronization method in a distributed wireless communication system and a terminal supporting the same. In a synchronization method, a terminal splits a synchronization period into a plurality of backoff slots and randomly selects a backoff counter using the contention window.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


03/17/16
20160081032 

Mobile communication terminal and program


A mobile communication terminal having a function to check reception of an incoming call by receiving a report signal in synchronization with a cycle at which the report signal is transmitted from a base station. The mobile communication terminal includes: a processor configured to judge whether or not a remaining capacity of a battery of the terminal is lower than a predetermined threshold value; and a transmission unit configured to transmit an enhanced idle state protocol (eisp) signal that requests the base station to shorten the cycle of transmitting the report signal, when the processor judges that the remaining capacity is not lower than the predetermined threshold value..
Kyocera Corporation


03/17/16
20160080980 

Synchronization beacon detection


Performing detection of a synchronization beacon. The ue may include a first radio which supports, e.g., simultaneously, a first radio access technology (rat) and a second rat.
Apple Inc.


03/17/16
20160080828 

Method for generating and transferring at least one data stream


A method for generating a stream from first and second data streams received, the data streams comprising frames, each frame containing a synchronization packet, a signaling packet giving information on the structure of the data stream and packets referred to as baseband frames. The method comprises the steps of aligning the two data streams received by putting in phase the synchronization packets or the signaling packets of the frames of each data stream, identifying, in one of the data streams received, baseband packets identifying packets of a first type, and inserting, in each frame of the first stream received, baseband packets of the frame of the second stream the synchronization packet of which is aligned with the synchronization packet of the frame of the first stream..
Enensys Technologies


03/17/16
20160080533 

Gateway synchronization between heterogeneous network domains within vehicle


A gateway apparatus includes a first network controller, a second network controller, and a time synchronization control unit. The first network controller has a first timer time-synchronized with nodes within a first network domain.
Research & Business Foundation Sungkyunkwan University


03/17/16
20160080171 

Cross layer coordinated channel bonding


Different data communication architectures receive a wide variety of content, including audio and video content, for consumers. The architectures employ channel bonding to deliver more bandwidth than any single communication channel can carry.
Broadcom Corporation


03/17/16
20160080140 

A network receiver for a network using distributed clock synchronization and a adjusting a frequency of an internal clock of the network receiver


A network receiver for a network using distributed clock synchronization and a method of adjusting a frequency of an internal clock of the network receiver are provided. The network receiver receives from the network an input signal and has an internal clock for generating a clock signal.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.


03/17/16
20160080138 

Method and timing synchronization in a distributed timing system


In one aspect of the teachings herein, a timing circuit detects the assertion of an incoming timing pulse signal at a timing resolution higher than that afforded by the sampling clock signal used to detect the assertion event. To do so, the timing circuit uses delay circuitry to obtain incrementally delayed versions of the incoming timing pulse signal or sampling clock signal.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


03/17/16
20160080137 

Self-learning resynchronization of network elements


Various exemplary embodiments relate to a method of timing the delay of a resynchronization at a network management device, the method including defining an interval length; determining that a resynchronization is required; starting a first timer; determining the number of incoming event messages over a period of time the length of the interval; determining the number of incoming event messages exceeds a threshold amount; starting a second timer; and repeating the step of determining the number of incoming event messages over a period of time until the number of incoming event messages is less than the threshold amount.. .
Alcatel-lucent Canada, Inc.


03/17/16
20160080100 

Method for precision time protocol synchronization network and apparatus


Embodiments relate to the field of communications, and provide a method for a ptp synchronization network and an apparatus, which help to reduce costs of obtaining performance of a precision time protocol synchronization network. The method includes: executing, by a slave clock apparatus, an operation of time synchronization with a first apparatus according to the ptp through a first port; setting a state of a second port of the slave clock apparatus to slave; obtaining information required for determining a time offset between the slave clock apparatus and a second apparatus; determining an offset according to the information; if an absolute value of the offset is greater than a threshold, determining that time synchronization performance of a first link is faulty or time synchronization performance of a second link is faulty; and sending a message to a third apparatus..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


03/17/16
20160079871 

Switching power supply circuit


A switching power supply device includes: a main transformer; a main switch that is connected between a high potential terminal of an input direct current voltage source and a primary-side main winding; a synchronous rectifier circuit includes: a rectifying switch that is connected to a secondary-side main winding in series and that is turned on in synchronization with a turning on state of the main switch and a commutation switch that is connected to the rectifying switch series circuit in parallel and that is turned on in synchronization with a turning off state of the main switch; and an auxiliary switch circuit that turns the commutation switch off. When the main switch stops a switching operation while a voltage exists at a first output terminal on a high potential side, the auxiliary switch circuit turns the commutation switch off to prevent continuation of self-excited oscillation..
Tdk Corporation


03/17/16
20160078903 

Sharing and synchronizing content


A device may provide a video content item for display and receive a request to share the video content item with another device for a synchronized playing of the video content item by the device and the other device. The device may generate a stream of the video content item based on a point within the video content item currently played by the device and transmit the stream to the other device to synchronize playing of the video content item by the device and the other device.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.


03/17/16
20160078874 

Data carriage in encoded and pre-encoded audio bitstreams


A method for a machine or group of machines to carry watermark data in an encoded audio data frame of an audio signal includes receiving the encoded audio data frame having encoded therein a portion of the audio signal. The encoded audio data frame includes a plurality of data blocks, wherein the plurality of data blocks includes, a synchronization information block, at least one encoded data block, and an error check block.
Tls Corp.


03/17/16
20160078831 

Liquid crystal display device


A scanning line drive unit sequentially selects a plurality of scanning lines, and utilizes a drive voltage generated by the booster circuit to control the operation of a thin-film transistor. A timing control unit controls the scanning line drive unit on the basis of a display signal, which includes a horizontal synchronization signal, a vertical synchronization signal and an image signal.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


03/17/16
20160078587 

System-on-chip (soc) devices, display drivers and soc systems including the same


A system-on-chip (soc) device includes: a display controller configured to receive a trigger signal, and to output image data based on the trigger signal; and a transceiver configured to receive a first interrupt. In a first mode, the display controller is configured to output the image data in synchronization with a pulse of the trigger signal.

03/17/16
20160078269 

Fingerprint sensor with sync signal input


The present invention relates to a fingerprint sensor comprising a voltage supply interface for receiving a supply voltage; a sensor communication interface for providing the fingerprint pattern signal to external circuitry; a synchronization input for receiving a sync signal interpreted to correspond to a first logical state when the sensor ground potential is at the first potential and to a second logical state, different from the first logical state, when the sensor ground potential is at the second potential, and a plurality of sensing elements, each comprising a sensing structure. The sensing elements are configured such that the potential of the sensing structures follows the potential of the modulated fingerprint sensor ground potential, and the timing of the sampling of sensing signals from the sensing elements is based on perceived state transitions of the sync signal..
Fingerprint Cards Ab


03/17/16
20160078079 

Statement based migration for adaptively building and updating a column store database from a row store database based on query demands using disparate database systems


A method for updating a column store database and includes establishing a row store database, wherein each row comprises a plurality of attributes. The method includes establishing a column store database including attribute vectors corresponding to at least one attribute in the row store, wherein each attribute vector includes data used to satisfy at least one of previously received analytic queries.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


03/17/16
20160078068 

Fast deduplication data verification


An information management system provides a data deduplication system that uses a primary table, a deduplication chunk table, and a chunk integrity table to ensure that a referenced deduplicated data block is only verified once during the data verification of a backup or other replication operation. The data deduplication system may reduce the computational and storage overhead associated with traditional data verification processes.
Commvault Systems, Inc.


03/17/16
20160078044 

Main-memory database checkpointing


The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for main-memory database checkpointing. Embodiments of the invention use a transaction log as an interface between online threads and a checkpoint subsystem.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc






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