|| List of recent Transmitter-related patents
| Pre-authenticated identification token|
A pre-authenticated token system includes an identification token having a switch, a transmitter and receiver circuit, and a sensor; a docking station having control circuitry, a transmit/receive circuit and an antenna; a personal computer; and an authentication server computer. The personal computer transmits security information to the authentication server, receives authentication information, and transmits an authentication signal to the docking station.
| System and method for effectively transferring electronic information|
A system and method for effectively transferring electronic information includes a transmitter with an encoder that performs a parity encoding procedure. The encoder creates parity blocks for embedding in transmission packets.
| Communication device, information providing device, and web page acquisition program|
A communication device has a request transmitter configured to transmit a batch acquisition request for an object to an information providing device providing a plurality of files needed to compose the object, a response generator configured to receive object information and files in the object information transmitted from the information providing device responding to the batch acquisition request, the object information including a file source information list of the respective files needed to compose the object and file sizes of the files, an area securing unit configured to allocate areas for storing the files in an information storage, based on the file sizes included in the received object information, and a storage controller configured to store the files received by the response generator in the areas in the information storage allocated by the area securing unit.. .
| Dual mode smart grid meter|
One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a dual mode smart grid meter configured to operate within both an automatic meter reading (amr) system and an advanced metering infrastructure (ami) system. An amr transmitter periodically transmits metrology data for interoperation with amr reading operations.
| Method for estimating formation parameters from imaginary components of measured data|
A system and method for determining formation parameters is provided. The system includes an induction logging tool having a plurality of transmitter coils.
| Strain monitoring system and apparatus|
A system for monitoring strain as an indicator of biological conditions, such as spinal fusion, glucose levels, spinal loading, and heart rate. The system includes an inter-digitated capacitor sensor, and rf transmitter, and an associated antenna, all of which are microminiature or microscopic in size and can be implanted in a biological host such as a human or animal.
| System for in-vivo measurement of an analyte concentration|
The analyte concentration, such as glucose, in a human or animal body is measured with an implantable sensor that generates measurement signals. The measurement signals are compressed through statistical techniques to produced compressed measurement data that can is easier to process and communicate.
| Communication device, mobile terminal method for requesting information and method for providing information|
A communication device is provided comprising a message generator configured to generate a message indicating that a mobile terminal should provide data from which information about the configuration of the mobile terminal for the reception of paging messages is derivable and a transmitter configured to transmit the message.. .
| Obtaining and usng composite measurements for positioning|
A composite measurement may be used to determine a position of a target wireless device. The composite measurement may include a result of at least two measurement components.
| Wireless terminal device and adjustment method|
A wireless terminal device includes a transmitter, a receiver, a memory, and a processor coupled to the memory, the processor being configured to measure a transmission processing time and a reception processing time, the transmission processing time being a time for the transmitter to carry out transmission processing, the reception processing time being a time for the receiver to carry out reception processing, and adjust a transmission timing of the transmitter on the basis of the transmission processing time and a reception timing of the receiver on the basis of the reception processing time.. .
| Mobile device remote control system and apparatus, and road safety monitoring apparatus|
The present invention discloses a mobile device remote control system. It includes a remote control unit and a mobile device unit; the mobile device unit for example is a mobile phone.
| Method of power amplifier switching power control using post power amplifier power detection|
Various embodiments described herein relate to a power management block and one or more amplification blocks used in the transmitter of a communication subsystem. The power management block provides improved control for the gain control signal provided to a pre-amplifier and the supply voltage provided to a power amplifier, both of which are included in a selected one of the amplification blocks.
| System and method to implement a radio transmitter with digital predistortion having reduced noise|
A system and method provide for a radio transmitter with digital predistortion. The radio transmitter includes a high output power narrowband upconverter and a low output power wideband upconverter.
| Transmitter with peak-tracking papr reduction and method therefor|
A transmitter (20) includes a peak reduction section (30), a predistorter (98), and an amplifying section (102) biased by a variable bias signal generator (118). The peak reduction section (30) is controlled by a signal magnitude threshold (36) that defines maximum magnitudes for local peaks (32) of a reduced-peak communication signal (38).
| Transceiver with super-heterodyne and zero intermediate frequency (zif) topologies|
Transceivers implemented with a combination of super-heterodyne and zero intermediate frequency (zif) topologies are disclosed. In an exemplary design, an apparatus includes a frequency conversion circuit and a local oscillator (lo) generator.
| Transmit-receive switching circuit and wireless device|
A transmit-receive switching circuit provided between a transmitter circuit configured to generate a transmission signal to be transmitted from an antenna and a receiver circuit configured to receive a reception signal received by the antenna, a transistor input control circuit configured to make the transmitter generate a transmission signal by an amplifying operation of a transistor in an output stage of the transmitter circuit when the transmission signal is transmitted from the antenna, and to short-circuit an output terminal of the transmitter circuit to a ground voltage when the reception signal is received by the antenna.. .
| Chip card communication arrangement and chip card communication circuit|
According to an embodiment, a chip card communication arrangement is provided comprising a matching network and a chip card communication circuit comprising at least one matching network terminal, a receiver coupled to the matching network via the at least one matching network terminal and an active transmitter coupled to the matching network via the at least one matching network terminal.. .
| System and method for assessing radio sensing data|
A system for generating spectrum environment data receives spectrum sensing data from a wireless electronic device. The sensing data includes, for each of plural channels, a sensing measurement value expressed with a sensing resolution bandwidth and indicative of perceived signal strength.
| Consumer electronic device having a distributed form factor millimeter wave receiver and transmitter|
A consumer electronic device having distributed form factor millimeter wave receiver and transmitter comprising a first motherboard part including a baseband module; a second motherboard part including a receive (rx) active antenna, wherein the rx active antenna is connected to the baseband module using a pair of cables; and a third motherboard part including a transmit (tx) active antenna, wherein the tx active antenna is connected to the baseband module using a pair of cables.. .
| Communications system|
An underwater communications system is provided that transmits electromagnetic and/or magnetic signals to a remote receiver. The transmitter includes a data input.
| Toy vehicle with rollover stunt movements|
An illustrative toy vehicle is provided having a two-section chassis and a pivot mechanism rotatably attaching the two sections. The vehicle has the ability to move in multiple orientations and execute movements including a side rollover movement where the pivot mechanism assists in directing the vehicle to roll over from a first orientation to a second orientation about a central axis.
| Optical communication transmitter system|
An optical transmitter may include a sample rate converter and a digital-to-analog converter operable to convert an inputted digital electrical signal to an analog optical signal. The signal converter may include a first interface operable to receive a digital electrical signal that may include a block of input data having n symbols in a time domain.
| Light communication system, transmitter and receiver|
A light communication system, a transmitter and a receiver are provided. The light communication system includes the transmitter and the receiver.
| Wdm telecommunications link with coherent detection and optical frequency comb sources|
An optical data link has a transmitter and a receiver with coherent detection at the receiver and more than one optical carrier frequency. The optical carrier frequencies are generated by a frequency comb source in both the transmitter and the receiver.
| Passive optical networks|
Optical transmitter apparatus 10 comprising a reflective optical amplifier 12, a driver 14, an optical splitter 16, polarisation compensation apparatus 18 and an optical router 20. The reflective optical amplifier is arranged to receive an optical seed signal.
| Systems and methods for securely transmitting and receiving discovery and paging messages|
Methods, devices, and computer program products for transmitting and receiving discovery and paging messages in a wireless communication device are described herein. In one aspect, a wireless apparatus operable in a wireless communication system comprises a processor configured to obfuscate a medium access control address of a frame by generating a random number and a transient address obfuscation key including a first transient key, wherein the transient address obfuscation key is a function of an address obfuscation key and the random number; including the random number in an address obfuscation header field of the frame; and replacing an original first address in an address field of the frame with a new first address that is a function of the original first address and the first transient key.
| Systems and methods for securely transmitting and receiving discovery and paging messages|
Methods, devices, and computer program products for transmitting and receiving discovery and paging messages in a wireless communication device are described herein. In one aspect, a wireless apparatus operable in a wireless communication system includes a receiver configured to receive a discovery packet from a first device, the discovery packet including a first public key and information advertising a service provided by the first device.
| Systems and methods for securely transmitting and receiving discovery and paging messages|
Methods, devices, and computer program products for transmitting and receiving discovery and paging messages in a wireless communication device are described herein. In one aspect, a wireless apparatus operable in a wireless communication system includes a processor configured to encrypt at least a portion of a discovery packet using one or more credentials of an application that, when executed, provides one or more services, the discovery packet including information for advertising at least one service provided by the application to one or more receiving devices.
| High performance turbo dpsk|
A system includes a dpsk transmitter and a dpsk receiver. The dpsk transmitter is configured to encode a signal and transmit the encoded signal as a sequence of symbols.
| System and method of generating a pre-emphasis pulse|
A method includes detecting one or more of an upward transition of a single-ended data signal via a first driver path to a pre-emphasis transmitter or a downward transition of the single-ended data signal via a second driver path to the pre-emphasis transmitter. The method also includes generating a pre-emphasis pulse at the pre-emphasis transmitter in response to detecting the upward transition or the downward transition of the single-ended data signal..
| Wireless feedback system and method|
A codebook c is provided in a mimo transmitter as well as a mimo receiver. The codebook c will include m codewords ci, where i is a unique codeword index for each codeword ci.
| Frequency domain equalizer for a beamformed system|
A method, system, and computer program product for beamforming in a wireless communication system is disclosed. The method, system, and computer program product comprise a plurality of transmit antennas for a transmitter and at least one receive antenna for a receiver.
| Delta-sigma modulator and transmitter including the same|
A delta-sigma modulator and a transmitter apparatus including the same are disclosed. The delta-sigma modulator includes a first integrator, a second integrator, a first comparator configured to compare an output signal of the second integrator and a reference signal, and output a first comparison signal, a second comparator configured to compare the output signal of the second integrator and the reference signal, and output a second comparison signal, a first dac configured to output the first signal corresponding to the first comparison signal and the second comparison signal, a second dac configured to output the second signal corresponding to the first comparison signal and the second comparison signal, a delayer configured to generate a delayed signal that delays the first comparison signal and the second comparison signal by a predetermined time, and an output dac configured to generate an output signal having a multi-level corresponding to the delayed signal..
| Impulse noise management|
Evaluation of the impact of impulse noise on a communication system can be utilized to determine how the system should be configured to adapt to impulse noise events. Moreover, the system allows for information regarding impulse noise events, such as length of the event, repetition period of the event and timing of the event, to be collected and forwarded to a destination.
| Radio communication apparatus method|
A digital radio module (100) comprises a modular architecture for use in a multi-band multi-standard radio communication apparatus. The digital radio module (100) comprises one or more digital transmitter sub modules (1011 to 101x), each digital transmitter sub module comprising a plurality of digital transmitter chains (1031 to 103n), and one or more digital receiver sub modules (1051 to 105y), each digital receiver sub module comprising a plurality of digital receiver chains (1071 to 107m).
| Differential signal transmission circuit|
A differential signal transmission circuit including a pattern generator, a low voltage differential signal (lvds) transmitter, a transition minimized differential signal (tmds) receiver, and a comparator is provided. The pattern generator generates a plurality of test data.
| Chirp data channel synchronisation|
An aspect of the invention is directed to a method for maintaining the synchronisation of a receiver with a chirp signal sent over a link from a transmitter. The chirp signal comprises at least a first chirp having a gradient greater than one.
| Circuit for signal processing and method performed by such circuit|
A method includes receiving a signal transmitted by a transmitter, wherein the transmitter transmits with a transmit power and the signal includes a pilot signal transmitted by the transmitter with a fraction of the transmit power. The method further includes equalizing the received signal, determining a despread pilot signal based on the equalized signal, and determining the fraction of the transmit power based on the despread pilot signal..
| Modem with voice processing capability|
A network gateway is configured to facilitate on line and off line bi-directional communication between a number of near end data and telephony devices with far end data termination devices via a hybrid fiber coaxial network and a cable modem termination system. The described network gateway combines a qam receiver, a transmitter, a docsis mac, a cpu, a voice and audio processor, a voice synchronizer, an ethernet mac, and a usb controller to provide high performance and robust operation..
| Radio transmission device and radio transmission method|
A base station is provided, including a transmitter configured to broadcast information for determining one or more first preambles contained in a first random access preamble group and any second preamble(s) contained in a second random access preamble group; and a receiver configured to receive a preamble transmitted by a mobile station. The received preamble is randomly selected from among the first preamble(s) when the first random access preamble group is selected, or is randomly selected from among the second preamble(s) when the second random access preamble group is selected.
| Method, apparatus, and system for transmitting and receiving information of an uncoded channel in an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing system|
A method apparatus and system for efficiently transmitting and receiving channels are provided in a wireless communication system based on orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (ofdm). A multiplexing scheme differs according to a channel when a transmitter transmits a packet data channel, a common control channel and a control channel designated for a particular user.
| Systems and methods for securely transmitting and receiving discovery and paging messages|
Methods, devices, and computer program products for transmitting and receiving discovery and paging messages in a wireless communication device are described herein. In one aspect, a wireless apparatus operable in a wireless communication system comprises a transmitter configured to transmit a medium access control change request message to an access terminal to initiate a change in a medium access control address of the wireless apparatus and a receiver configured to receive a medium access control change response message from the access terminal.
| Systems, apparatus, and methods for address format detection|
Systems, methods, and devices for address format detection are described herein. In one aspect, a method of detecting whether an addressing format is supported by an access point on a wireless network is disclosed.
| Reducing latency in multiple unicast tansmissions|
A transmitter for transferring a data stream to multiple receivers, the transmitter being configured to sample a first portion of the data stream to form a first sample dataset, encode the first sample set to form a first encoded dataset and transmit the first encoded dataset to a first one of the receivers; sample a second portion of the data stream to form a second sample dataset, encode the second sample set to form a second encoded dataset and transmit the second encoded dataset to a second one of the receivers; and to perform at least part of the step of sampling the second portion of the datastream whilst the first sample dataset is being encoded or the first encoded dataset is being transmitted.. .
| Duty cycled transmissions|
Systems, methods, and devices for saving power in wireless communications devices are described herein. In some aspects, an apparatus for wireless communication includes a memory unit configured to store transmission power information, and a processor operationally coupled to the memory unit, the processor configured to retrieve the transmission power information from the memory unit and further configured to define, based at least partially on the transmission power information, a duration of the data segment and a duration of an idle time segment such that an average transmit power by a transmitter over the duration of the data segment and the duration of the idle time segment is below a threshold power value..
| Printed-circuit board arrangement for millimeter-wave scanners|
A printed-circuit board arrangement electrically connects the at least one transmitter and/or receiver unit with at least one antenna element, whereas the at least one transmitter and/or receiver unit and the at least one antenna element are at least partially integrated into the printed-circuit board arrangement. In this context, the printed-circuit board arrangement includes different printed circuit boards, which are mechanically connected to one another in a rigid manner.
| Wireless power overvoltage protection circuit with reduced power dissipation|
Systems, methods, and apparatus for overvoltage protection in a wireless power receiver are disclosed. One aspect of the disclosure is a wireless power receiver apparatus.
| Sensor array|
An arrangement for monitoring a submarine reservoir comprises a number of sensor units located in an array (1) on the seabed, and an interrogator unit for obtaining data on the reservoir from the sensor units. The interrogator unit comprises a transmitter unit (20) for sending optical signals to the sensor array and a receiver unit for receiving modulated optical signals from the array.
| Laser scanner|
A laser scanner for optically scanning and measuring an environment is provided. The laser scanner includes a light transmitter for emitting a light beam to measure a plurality of points in the environment, the light transmitter coupled to the rotating unit.
| Portable distance measuring device with a laser range finder, image sensor(s) and microdisplay(s)|
Portable laser rangefinders include an objective lens situated to form an image of a distant object on an image sensor. The image sensor is coupled to a display that produces a corresponding displayed image that can be viewed directly by a user, or viewed using an eye piece.
| Pylon mounted camera system|
A video replay system provided for and constructed within an end zone pylon. The video replay pylon includes an inner sleeve that serves as a rigid structure for protecting the enclosed electronic components of the system, and an outer sleeve that provides padding and a weather-proof covering.
| Stylus having a flexibly-resilient tip|
A stylus has a first end and a flexibly-resilient tip disposed at that first end. By one approach this tip is seamlessly connected to the stylus and thereby affords a fully-sealed connection that prevents contaminants from entering the stylus via the tip.
| Method and apparatus for improved input sensing using a display processor reference signal|
Embodiments of the invention generally provide a method and apparatus that is configured to reduce the effects of interference that is undesirably provided to a transmitter signal that is delivered from a transmitter signal generating device to a sensor processor to determine if an input object is disposed within a touch sensing region of a touch sensing device. In one embodiment, the sensor processor includes a receiver channel that has circuitry that is configured to separately receive a transmitter signal delivered from a display processor and a sensor processor reference signal that is based on a display processor reference signal to reliably sense the presence of an object.
| Mirror used as microwave antenna for motion sensor|
Apparatus is provided including a microwave transceiver, a microwave antenna coupled to the microwave transmitter that transmits microwave energy into a secured area and receives reflected microwave signals from the secured area, a passive infrared detector that receives infrared energy from the secured area and a reflector having a focal point, the reflector reflects both microwave and infrared radiation received from the secured area onto the focal point, the microwave antenna and passive infrared detectors both located proximate the focal point of the reflector.. .
| Methods and devices for channel identification|
This invention relates to methods and devices for channel identification. The invention is particularly concerned with techniques for non-line of sight channel identification.
| Method of near-field electromagnetic ranging and location|
A method of near-field electromagnetic ranging and location exploits the long-wavelength, near-field characteristics of low-frequency rf signals like those in the vicinity of the am broadcast band. These signals are robust against scattering from small objects and only mildly perturbed by the urban landscape including building structures.
| Antenna structures and methods for omni directional radiation patterns|
A device is provided for use with a radio frequency identification (rfid) chip that receives and modulates a radio frequency (rf) signal. A substrate of the device includes a first short dipole antenna structure that backscatters a received rf signal to produce a first radiation pattern having nulls.
| Location-assisted beamforming|
The present invention relates to improving the throughput and power efficiency of communication systems that use beamforming to accurately orient transmission of signals between emitters and receivers. A first communication device implements adaptive beamforming with respect to a second communication device.
| Performing seamless positioning using various location techniques|
A computing device may rely on gps and ir communication to determine its current location. The limits of gps may prevent it from reliably providing location data to the computing device in a variety of situations such as in downtown metropolitan areas, geographic regions with thick canopies, in buildings, and the like.
| Wireless vehicle system for enhancing situational awareness|
Electronic equipment in vehicles may transmit and receive wireless messages. Each wireless message that is transmitted by a transmitter may include information on the vehicle from which it is being transmitted, information on the location of the transmitter within the vehicle, and other vehicle status information.
| Method and apparatus for improving tracker battery life while outside a base safe-zone|
Methods, devices, and systems for saving battery service life by preventing false alarms when a tracked asset is intentionally removed from a base safe-zone. A portable safe-zone beacon may create a portable safe-zone by broadcasting signals similar to a transmitter within a base safe-zone.
| Active logistical tag for cargo|
An active logistical tag for cooperation with cargo elements, the tag comprising: a housing compatible for attachment of the cargo; a sensor suite for sensing logistical prompts, the prompts including at least one of motion, static magnetic fields and incident electromagnetic radiation; and a transmitter coupled to the sensor suite, for communicating logistical information in response to the logistical prompts.. .
| Isolation receiver|
An isolation receiver includes at least one isolation capacitor to provide a first logic signal in response to a second logic signal that is provided by a transmitter. The receiver includes a signal processing circuit to amplify the first logic signal to generate an amplified signal, and the signal processing circuit includes a an amplifier to apply a nonlinear function.
| Wireless power transmitter for excluding cross-connected wireless power receiver and method for controlling the same|
A method and apparatus for excluding a cross-connected wireless power receiver in a wireless power transmitter is provided. The method includes determining transmission power while the wireless power transmitter is connected to the wireless power receiver; transferring the determined transmission power to the wireless power receiver; receiving a report indicating a power-receiving state from the wireless power receiver; determining whether the power-receiving state indicated by the report is within a valid range corresponding to the transmission power; and terminating the connection to the wireless power receiver if the power-receiving state is outside of the valid range..
| Systems and methods for decoupling multiple wireless charging transmitters|
This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for decoupling multiple wireless charging transmitters. In one aspect, a device is configured to transmit wireless power to a first receiver.
| Semiconductor device, high-frequency transmitter and semiconductor production method|
A semiconductor device has a silicon substrate, a shield which is disposed on the silicon substrate and comprises a conductive material, a capacitor electrode disposed on the shield, and at least one pillar member which is provided between the shield and the silicon substrate and comprises a conductive material. The pillar member may be disposed at a location other than a location of the through-hole..
| Apparatus and method for contactless thickness measurement|
A contactless thickness measuring apparatus is provided which includes an terahertz transmitter configured to receive the first optical path signal from the coupler and to generate a terahertz continuous wave using the first optical signal and an applied bias; an optical delay line configured to delay the second optical path signal output from the coupler; and an terahertz receiver configured to receive the terahertz continuous wave penetrating a sample and to detect an optical current using the terahertz continuous wave and the second optical path signal delayed. A thickness of the sample is a value corresponding to the optical current which phase value becomes a constant regardless of a plurality of measurement frequencies..
| System and method for nanostructure apodization mask for transmitter signal suppression in a duplex telescope|
Also disclosed herein is an apparatus for a duplex telescope with stray light suppressing capabilities comprising: a primary mirror for transmitting and receiving light; a secondary mirror for defocusing transmitted light onto the primary mirror and for focusing received light; a photodetector which receives light; a laser transmitter which transmits light; and an apodization mask for absorbing stray transmitted light.. .
| Change part with identification element|
A change part, which is used for a machine employed in the filling or bottle manufacturing industry and which includes an identification element, where the identification element comprises a piezoelectric transmitter, which, when the change part is mounted and/or demounted, is able to be activated by the forces acting thereon and to transmit an identification signal, and to a suitable method for identifying a change part mounted in a machine.. .