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| Server room cooling device, filter module for introducing outer air, and data center air-conditioning system comprising same|
Provided is a server room cooling device including: an outer air inflow unit into which outer air flows; a filter unit provided at one side of the outer air inflow unit and filtering the outer air supplied through the outer air inflow unit; a mist ejection unit provided at one side of the filter unit and ejecting mist into the outer air that has passed through the filter unit; and a supply unit provided at one side of the mist ejection unit and supplying the outer air that has passed through the mist ejection unit to a server room.. .
Naver Business Platform Corporation
| Cabinet for electronic equipment|
A cabinet for housing electronic equipment such as radio base station transceivers. The cabinet has one opening comprising at least one inlet section and at least one outlet section, a fan assembly and a baffle assembly arranged to force and direct an incoming air flow entering through the inlet section of the opening of the cabinet so it can pass through an electronic component storage area housing the electronic equipment and exit through the outlet section of the same opening in the cabinet..
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)
| Server capable of accessing and rotating storage devices accommodated therein|
A server capable of rotating and accessing storage devices accommodated therein includes a server chassis, a motherboard, a power supply module, two racks, and a system cooling module. The server chassis includes two side plates and an accommodating space between the two side plates.
Super Micro Computer, Inc.
| Inverter-integrated electric compressor|
An inverter-integrated electric compressor according to the present invention is provided with an inverter case for forming an inverter-accommodating space for housing an inverter device, and an inverter cover configured to close an opening of the inverter-accommodating space. The inverter case is assembled with the inverter cover using a spigot joint, and when the inverter cover closes the opening of the inverter-accommodating space, an end-face-opposing face that opposes an end face of the inverter cover is formed.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Automotive Thermal Systems Co., Ltd.
| Ultrasonic mesh network system|
Concepts and technologies are disclosed herein for an ultrasonic mesh network system. According to one aspect, an ultrasonic mesh network system can include a plurality of nodes deployed within an environment.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc
| Transmitting athletic data using non-connected state of discovery signal|
Systems and methods for locating a wireless device in a “noisy environment” is provided. Embodiments relate to locating and wirelessly transmitting signals to a fitness device located proximate to other electronic devices is disclosed.
| Channel structure for discovering terminal in wireless communication system, and power control method and apparatus|
The present disclosure provides a method for performing a cellular communication in a device-to-device communication system, the method comprising the operations of: receiving scheduling to transmit an uplink signal through a specific resource of a discovery channel from a base station; generating uplink scheduling information notifying scheduling of the uplink signal; and transmitting the uplink scheduling information through at least one discovery resource of the discovery channel.. .
Research & Business Foundtion Sungkyunkwan University
| Communication control method, position management device, base station device, terminal device, and communication system|
In means or the position management device that detects that the terminal device performs a prose service, a tracking area update procedure is executed using detection means of a server apparatus that performs management of the prose service.. .
| Mtc service management using nfv|
A method and system for machine type communication (mtc) service management using network function virtualization (nfv) is disclosed. In an embodiment, a method for a machine type communication (mtc) service management using a virtual network function (vnf) includes receiving, by a virtual serving gateway (v-s-sgw), a request for an mtc service from a mtc device through a radio node associated with the mtc device; sending, by the v-s-sgw, an authentication request to an mtc server to authenticate the mtc device; receiving, by the v-s-sgw, an authentication response from the mtc server; and establishing, by the v-s-sgw, an mtc bearer between the v-s-sgw and the radio node if the authentication is successful; wherein the v-s-sgw comprises a virtual connection management (v-cm) and a serving gateway (s-sgw)..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
| Opportunistic data transfer|
Methods, systems, and apparatuses for opportunistic data transfer (odt) are provided. Odt improves network coverage, reliability and/or efficiency by permitting data transfer consumers and network access providers to take advantage of communication opportunities that may be mutually beneficial.
Apparatus, prioritizing frequency selection for a mobile device
Described herein are systems and methods for prioritizing frequency selection of a user equipment (“ue”) having a transceiver configured to enable the ue to establish a connection with a network using at least two communication protocols. A method may comprise recording, at the ue, a camped frequency and a camped band with which the ue is communicating with the first network in the first protocol, disconnecting from the first network and connecting to the second network, and disconnecting from the second network and reconnecting to the first network, wherein the reconnecting to the first network includes determining whether one of the camped frequency or a different frequency within the camped band is available for reconnection to the first network, and reconnecting to the first network using the one of the camped frequency or the different frequency within the camped band..
Hybrid automatic repeat request with feedback dependent bit selection
A multi-bit harq feedback is transmitted by a receiver to a transmitter. The multi-bit feedback is a function of a level of convergence reached by a decoder when the previously transmitted coded data bits were decoded.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)
Methods and enabling proximity services in mobile networks
An apparatus and method to improve communications in a wireless communication network. Steps include sending specific information to user equipment or adjacent base stations so that the user equipment and adjacent base stations can determine minimum power requirements and interference levels in sidelink communications.
Pooled resource carrier aggregation
A wireless communication system having pooled carrier aggregation, according to one aspect of the present invention, includes a multi-sector cell site having a plurality of primary cells and at least one secondary cell. Each of the primary cells has a primary cell coverage area.
Commscope Technologies Llc
Random access with multiple time slots in a high efficiency wireless local-area network
Apparatuses, computer readable media, and methods for random access with multiple time slots in a high efficiency wireless (hew) local-area network are disclosed. An apparatus of a hew master station is disclosed.
Scheduling trigger frames in a high efficiency wireless local-area network
Apparatuses, computer readable media, and methods for scheduling trigger frames in a high-efficiency wireless (hew) local-area network are disclosed. An apparatus of a hew master station is disclosed.
Apparatus, interference management in massive multiple-input and multiple-output (mimo) operations
A method and a device for performing massive multiple-input and multiple-output (“mimo”) operations with a user equipment (ue). The method and device receive signals from a ue within a coverage area of the device, determine a location of the ue within the coverage area and assign an operating frequency band to the ue for communication with the device, wherein the coverage area includes a plurality of regions and the operating frequency band assigned to the ue is based on the one of the regions corresponding to the location and transmit the operating frequency band assignment to the ue..
System and dynamic identification of radio frequency transmission dead zones
A system and method are described that include pre-processing of user data at a mobile communication device prior to transmission of the user data to a cellular-connected server. Such pre-processing increases the efficiency of the cellular-connected server to permit near real time mapping of dead zones while maintaining a high degree of accuracy of the dead zone boundary..
A handset device is described, which comprises a first radio transceiver for receiving status information from a medical device worn by a patient, the first radio transceiver being operable only while the handset device is in an active state, and a second radio transceiver for communicating the status information to a remote server, the second radio transceiver being inoperable when the handset device is in the active state. The handset device also comprises a controller, responsive to a first predetermined condition to transition the handset device from the active state to a low power state in which both the first radio transceiver and the second radio transceiver are inoperable.
Determining suitability of an access network
A mobile terminal for use in a communication system comprising a first, packet-based network and a plurality of wireless access networks providing access to the first network. The mobile terminal comprises: one or more transceivers for connecting to the wireless access networks; and processing apparatus coupled to the one or more transceivers, operable to communicate with the first network by forming connections with the access networks using the one or more transceivers.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc
Apparatus and acquiring ipv6 domain name system server and sip server address
A mobile communications device, operating as a mobile terminal (mt), is provided. In the mobile communications device, a receiver is configured to receive a dhcpv6 information-request message from a terminal equipment (te).
Intra-premises content and equipment management in a femtocell network
Traffic and signaling is routed between a set of networked femto access points (aps) and devices served there from, and content and equipment that is part of a network functionally coupled to the set of networked femto aps is managed. Networked equipment spans a network deployed within the coverage area spanned by the set of femto aps.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc
Cause value encoding for handovers in a wireless communications network
According to an embodiment there is provided a first network node (122) for use in a wireless network (100), the first network node (122) being adapted to forward information on movements of a wireless device to a second network node (124) over an interface (106; 108); wherein the information on movements is represented by a cause value in a first field that uses an interface-dependent encoding and a cause value in a second field that uses an interface-independent encoding. A corresponding second network node and methods of operating the network nodes are also provided..
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Erisson (publ)
Machine-to-machine (m2m) terminal, base station, method, and computer readable medium
A machine-to-machine (m2m) terminal (11) comprises a radio communication unit (111) and a controller (112). The radio communication unit (111) is configured to communicate with a base station (13).
Inter-rat (radio access technology) and intra-rat measurement reporting
A measurement report may trigger a handover based on relative signal strengths of a serving cell and an intra/inter-rat (radio access technology) neighbor cell. This may result in a ue being handed over to a weak cell and cause a voice call to drop.
Handover using group evolved packet system (eps) bearers
Technology for a target evolved node b (enb) operable to facilitate handover is disclosed. The target enb can receive a handover request message to hand over a user equipment (ue) from the source enb to the target enb.
Server and video call handover adaptability
In a method for video call handover between exclusive circuit switching (cs) and packet switching (ps) networks, a first cs video call parameter of a user equipment is acquired after the user equipment establishes a video call within a ps domain. A second cs video call parameter of a mobile switching center (msc) server is read from an information table.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
Systems and methods for single radio voice call continuity in a multi-line, multi-device service environment in a communications network
Communication systems and methods suitable for use in a multiple line multiple device service environment, involving a native line and a second shared line, are disclosed. Logic at one or more nodes and application servers is configured to ensure that network handover data, or other information, is only updated for the native line registration but not the shared line.
Mitel Networks Corporation
Selective dual network mode for lte devices
A voice over long term evolution (volte) capable mobile device is configured to deregister from an internet protocol (ip) multimedia subsystem (ims) network element for voice connections and use a dual network mode of operation that includes data connections via a 4g lte/lte-a network and voice connections via a legacy 3g or 2g network based on performance metrics a serving cell of the 4g lte/lte-a network. When the performance metrics indicate that voice connections may be unstable, such as when a reference signal received power (rsrp) falls below a threshold level but remains above a reselection/handover threshold level, the mobile device deregisters from the ims network element to disable volte connections from being established.
Link quality based single radio-voice call continuity and packet scheduling for voice over long term evolution communications
Wireless devices, networks and methods may operate to have a wireless device cause a base station to trigger voice call continuity handovers responsive to the quality of the cellular radio link in addition to the base station triggering such handovers based on location or mobility. Furthermore, wireless communication devices may also perform monitoring of multiple buffers operating within the wireless communication device and associated with different respective communication layers, in addition to monitoring the quality of the cellular radio link, to perform intelligent dropping/discarding and/or scheduling of packets at the wireless communications device.
System for regulating wireless device operations in wireless networks
A system for managing the device operation rules that govern a device's operation, includes a profiling server configured to receive data from one or more data sources and a processor to aggregate and analyze the received data to dynamically generate profiles for distribution to a plurality of devices. The devices, which are in communication with the profiling server, being responsive to profiles generated by the profiling server to create, update, or modify the said operation rules and communicate with the profiling server the performance of the said profiles, the said rules, and/or the said device.
Tutela Technologies Ltd.
Method and target cell throughput prediction prior to handover of a user equipment
In one example embodiment, a user equipment is currently being served over a first component carrier. The user equipment includes a processor configured to predict a quality of a pilot signal associated with a second component carrier, the second component carrier being a potential component carrier for a handover of the user equipment, and predict a data throughput based on the predicted quality of the pilot signal, the predicted data throughput being indicative of data throughput experienced by the user equipment after the handover of the user equipment to the second component carrier..
Alcatel Lucent Usa, Inc.
Methods and apparatuses for advanced receiver design
Disclosed are embodiments of apparatuses and methods of use thereof for frequency domain (fd) chip level (cl) equalizers used in wireless receivers. The fd-cl-eq may further selectively apply a higher order matrix inverse or a lower order matrix inverse in the calculation of a channel estimate based on whether interference is present or not.
Interdigital Technology Corporation
Optimized detection of unnecessary inter-rat handover
According to an aspect, a network node operating in a first ran according to a first rat is the target of an inter-rat (irat) handover. The network node receives a handover request for a user equipment from a cell in a second ran operating according to a second rat.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)
Method to improve the performance in cell range expansion using location based codebook subset restriction
Systems and methods are disclosed for providing location-based codebook subset restriction. In some embodiments, location-based codebook subset restriction is provided in such a manner as to mitigate co-channel interference from a macro base station to user equipment devices (ues) in a cell range expansion zone of a low power node (lpn) within a coverage area of the macro base station.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
Method, terminal and server for processing information, and communication method and system
Provided are a method, terminal and server for processing information, and a communication method and system, which can solve the problem in the related art that it is impossible to use the phone number of an original terminal to establish communication with other devices when a user forgets to carry or loses the original terminal. The method for a terminal to process information includes that: backup information of an original terminal is sent to a network side, so as to enable a substitutive terminal to obtain the backup information and conduct communication according to the backup information, wherein the backup information includes: configuration information in a subscriber identity card.
Identifier storing server and a storing identifier
The present invention is to provide an identifier storing server and a method of storing identifier that is low-cost and also enables to easily grasp the situation at loss or theft of the portable terminal. The identifier storing server acquires the identifier related to the local network to which the portable terminal 100 is connected, acquires a registration notification associated with the identifier of the portable terminal 100 from the user terminal 200, acquires a connection request transmitted from the portable terminal 100 to the router 300, and transmits an alert notification if judging that the acquired connection request is received from the portable terminal 100 associated with the received registration notification..
Method of establishing a connection between a mobile communicating object and a remote server
Method of establishing a connection between a mobile communicating object and a remote server. The present invention relates to a method of establishing a connection between a mobile communicating object and a remote server, by way of a mobile communication network where the communicating object has a list encompassing a determined number of preferred mobile communication networks with which the object can be made to connect.
Systems and methods for providing assistance in an emergency
Systems and methods for providing a notification of an emergent condition. The systems and methods comprise a mobile device application executing on the processor of the user device, and communicating with a server system over a telecommunications network, which generally comprises the public internet.
Mobility management entity having mobile switching center functionality
A mobility management entity (mme) comprises at least one entity or layer having mobile switching center (msc) functionality to support a short messaging service (sms) between a network and a mobile station by employing machine-to-machine (m2m) or machine type communication (mtc) protocols. A first state machine entity or layer that supports relay functions to perform forwarding of sms messages to the mobile station.
Lg Electronics Inc.
Traffic advertisement in a network
A device for communication includes a processor, a transmitter, and a receiver. The processor is configured to generate a traffic advertisement indicating availability of data to be sent to a plurality of devices.
Wearable terminal, indoor positioning indoor position
The bluetooth® indoor positioning system can include a plurality of mobile phones forming a signal coverage area indoor and a server. The mobile phone is configured to transmit, receive bluetooth® signals and generate, transmit position information.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
Device retrieval server, retrieving device, and program for device retrieval server
The present invention is to provide a device retrieval server, a method of retrieving a device, and a program for a device retrieval server, which can easily select a device with a function that a user desires. The device retrieval server 10 communicatively connected with a device 200 previously associates and stores an identifier and location data of the device 200 with function data on an executable function of the device 200; receives a retrieval request for a location and a function from a user terminal 100; and references the location data and the function data stored in the device retrieval server 10 in response to the retrieval request and transmits an identifier of the device 200 to the user terminal 100..
Identifying proximity history of computer devices
A proximity detector miming on a server receives a request from an origin device to identify a proximity history of the origin device with one or more target devices and retrieves context information from the origin device and from the target devices. The proximity detector compares the context information from the origin device to the context information from the target devices that is within a time threshold of the context information from the origin device and generates a list of a subset of the target devices that satisfy a proximity threshold with respect to the origin device based on comparing the context information that is within the time threshold.
Systems and methods for determining network access point locations
A positioning method for a mobile platform includes acquiring gps position data associated with the mobile platform from a plurality of gps satellites observable by the mobile platform. A set of wireless range measurements associated with the mobile platform and a plurality of wireless access points in communication with the mobile platform are received (e.g., via time-of-flight measurements).
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc
Apparatus and system for an electronic lock, and methods of use and manufacture thereof
An electronic lock for controlling a lock mechanism includes a processor, a controller coupled to the processor and configured to change a locked/unlocked status of the electronic lock, a first communication receiver configured to receive information indicating a user proximity event relative to the electronic lock, and a transceiver coupled to the processor, the transceiver configured to receive data from a remote application over a network. The processor can be configured to define a geofencing boundary around the electronic lock, transmit the geofencing boundary information to the remote application over the network, receive data from the remote application over the network indicating a geofencing entry or exit event, and transmit an unlock command to the controller if a user's location is within a predetermined distance of the electronic lock and a user geofencing entry event occurred within a first predetermined prior time frame..
Friday Labs Limited
Waveguide with ports for near field communication
A computing device comprises a head that can be docked to a base. The base includes a base transceiver to transmit (or receive) a signal via a first port of a waveguide.
Dell Products L.p.
Active noise reduction headphone
An active noise reduction earphone includes a speaker, a plurality of microphones and a feedback system. Each microphone is displaced from the speaker and the other microphones, and each microphone generates a microphone signal responsive to received acoustic noise.
Customizable headphone audio driver assembly, headphone including such an audio driver assembly, and related methods
Headphones include removable audio drivers electrically coupled with electrical conductors using solderless and detachable interconnections. Driver assemblies for headphones include an audio driver and a driver unit housing.
Data structure and methods for providing an interactive program
A program guide in which a video layer includes a plurality of video objects including title objects, each title object having associated with it a channel and at least one time slot, the video layer being formed in response to a received video stream and a graphics layer comprising a plurality of graphics objects including title overlay objects, each of the title overlay objects selectively imparting at least a visual de-emphasis to a respective title object in the video layer, the visual de-emphasis being imparted to title objects not being associated with a desired time slot.. .
Comcast Ip Holdings I, Llc
Method and selecting carousel program on smart tv
A method includes: acquiring a program list of a current carousel channel from a server, and displaying the program list in a playing image of the current carousel channel, wherein a program list of each carousel channel is saved in the server; switching, in response to a selection operation to a program in the program list of the current carousel channel, a channel from the current carousel channel to an on-demand channel; and acquiring on-demand programs of the program selected, and displaying information of the on-demand programs in an interface of the on-demand channel. In this way, when a user selects any program in a program list, a television may switch from a carousel channel which can be watched only in a passive manner to an on-demand channel that allows active selection.
Le Shi Zhi Xin Electronic Technology (tianjin) Limited
Voice processing smart tvs
Disclosed are systems and methods for improving interactions with and between computers in content communicating, rendering, generating, hosting and/or providing systems supported by or configured with personal computing devices, servers and/or platforms. The systems interact to identify and retrieve data within or across platforms, which can be used to improve the quality of data used in processing interactions between or among processors in such systems.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited
Methods and apparatus to measure exposure to streaming media
Methods and apparatus to measure exposure to streaming media are disclosed. An example method includes extracting a tag from a first media part, the tag corresponding to a playback position in a second media part, the first and second parts being portions of a first item of media; when playback of the first part is completed, detecting a third media part that is not part of the first item of media; in response to completion of playback of the first part or detecting the third part, storing a first duration of the first part as an offset value; when playback of the third part is completed, detecting the second part; while the second part is being played, looking up the tag when the playback position is traversed, traversal of the playback position being identified based on the offset value; and sending the tag to an entity..
The Nielsen Company (us), Llc
Client-server based interactive television program guide system with remote server recording
An interactive television program guide system is provided. An interactive television program guide provides users with an opportunity to select programs for recording on a remote media server.
Rovi Guides, Inc.
Providing information about an object in a digital video sequence
The method includes receiving a first input from a user to pause the digital video sequence running on a display device. A video frame is displayed to the user when the digital video sequence is paused.
Display component activation
A device configuration for determining whether to send an activation notification based on whether a signal can be decoded by a tuner or codec are described herein. For example, a device may include a tuner, activated in response to receiving the user indication, to attempt to decode a signal corresponding to a channel, and a processor to execute instructions that: detect, prior to a start of a delay period, that the tuner is required to decode the signal, determine, during the delay period, whether the signal can be decoded by the tuner, deactivate the tuner after the delay period without sending a tuner activation notification, in response to a determination that the signal cannot be decoded by the tuner, and send the tuner activation notification to a remote server after the delay period, in response to a determination that the signal can be decoded by the tuner..
Bby Solutions, Inc.
System and incentivizing personalized packages in a digital medium
Systems and methods for incentivizing computerized personalization of content delivered via a digital medium are disclosed. An embodiment of the method includes receiving, via a content subscription server, at least one indicator of content item deselection from a predetermined content subscription package having a plurality of digital content items.
Magine Holding Ab
Video classification using user behavior from a network digital video recorder
Particular embodiments provide a system to determine ad segments in a video asset to enable subsequent ad replacement in video programs. The system is included in a multiple service operator (mso) system that broadcasts video programs via a broadcast schedule.
Arris Enterprises, Inc.
Method and device for transcoding video data from h.264 to h.265
A device for transcoding (100) a video data stream (110) to the h.264 format into a video data stream (120) to the h.265 format comprises: means (101) for performing a merging of adjacent macroblocks of the data stream to the h.264 format according to a predetermined criterion of frequency similarity of the discrete cosine transform dct coefficients of said macroblocks after application of an inverse quantisation operation; and means (102) for determining motion vectors to the h.265 format on the basis of motion vectors to the h.264 format by performing, for the macroblocks resulting from the merging of macroblocks issuing from the data stream to the h.264 format, a combination of the motion vectors of said macroblocks issuing from the data stream to the h.264 format.. .
Sagemcom Broadband Sas
Method and device for overlaying 3d graphics over 3d video
A method of decoding and outputting video information suitable for three-dimensional [3d] display, the video information comprising encoded main video information suitable for displaying on a 2d display and encoded additional video information for enabling three-dimensional [3d] display,the method comprising: receiving or generating three-dimensional [3d] overlay information to be overlayed over the video information; buffering a first part of the overlay information to be overlayed over the main video information in a first buffer; buffering a second part of overlay information to be overlayed over the additional video information in a second buffer; decoding the main video information and the additional video information and generating as a series of time interleaved video frames, each outputted video frame being either main video frame or additional video frame; determining a type of an video frame to be outputted being either a main video frame or an additional video frame; overlaying either first or second part of the overlay information on an video frame to be outputted in agreement with the determined type of frame outputting the video frames and the overlayed information.. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.
Holographic projection device capable of forming a holographic image without misalignment
A holographic projection device includes an image display and a plurality of reflective projection panels. The plurality of reflective projection panels intersect one another at an vertex.
Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.
Hybrid visual communication
Exemplary embodiments for visual communication between a first device and a second device, comprising: creating a 3d mesh model of a first device user; receiving sensor data from a sensor array during the visual communication session between the first device and the second device, wherein the image data includes motion of the first device user; determining 3d mesh model updates using the image data; transmitting the 3d mesh model updates to the second device for the second device to update display of the 3d mesh model of the first device user, wherein the update is represented as one or more of a blend shape and a relative vertex position change of the 3d mesh model.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Method and system for displaying a projected path for a machine
Systems and methods for displaying a projected path of a machine using image data of the ground engaging members of the machine. One method includes receiving one or more images; displaying on a display device a first image of the one or more images; determining one or more ground engaging members of the machine in the one or more images; determining a current state of each of the one or more ground engaging members using at least information regarding the one or more ground engaging members contained in the one or more images; determining a projected path of the machine based on at least the current state of each of the one or more ground engaging members; and displaying on the display device a graphic corresponding to the projected path of the machine overlaying the first image..
Photoelectric conversion device and image-pickup apparatus
In a photoelectric conversion device, groups of unit pixels are arranged in a well, where each of the unit pixels includes photoelectric conversion elements, an amplifier transistor, and transfer transistors. The photoelectric conversion device includes a line used to supply a voltage to the well, a well-contact part used to connect the well-voltage-supply line to the well, and transfer-control lines used to control the transfer transistors.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Photoelectric conversion device, image pickup system, and manufacturing photoelectric conversion device
A photoelectric conversion device has an insulator film disposed on a silicon layer having a photoelectric conversion region, the insulator film having a portion overlapped with the photoelectric conversion region, a silicon oxide film disposed on the insulator film, the silicon oxide film having a portion overlapped with the photoelectric conversion region, an electroconductive member disposed between the insulator film and the silicon oxide film, and a silicon oxide layer disposed between the electroconductive member and the silicon oxide film, in which the portion overlapped with the photoelectric conversion region of the silicon oxide film is in contact with the portion overlapped with the photoelectric conversion region of the insulator film and the hydrogen concentration of the silicon oxide film is greater than the hydrogen concentration of the silicon oxide layer.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Solid-state image sensor and camera system
A solid-state image sensor including a pixel array portion formed from a two-dimensional array of ordinary imaging pixels each having a photoelectric conversion unit and configured to output an electric signal obtained through photoelectric conversion as a pixel signal, and focus detection pixels for detecting focus. The focus detection pixels include at least a first focus detection pixel and a second focus detection pixel each having a photoelectric conversion unit and configured to transfer and output an electric signal obtained through photoelectric conversion to an output node.
Image pickup apparatus
The image pickup apparatus includes: a first imaging sensor in which pixels including photoelectric conversion units are arranged two-dimensionally; a second imaging sensor in which pixels including photoelectric conversion units are arranged two-dimensionally, each pixel including one micro lens, and a first and a second photoelectric conversion units; a light beam splitting unit for splitting a flux of light entering an optical system into fluxes of light entering the first and the second imaging sensors separately; a first image processing unit for processing signals from the first imaging sensor, the first image processing unit generating a still image based on signals from the first imaging sensor; and a second image processing unit for processing signals from the second imaging sensor, the second image processing unit generating signals usable for focal point detection of a phase difference method and generating a moving image based on signals from the second imaging sensor.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Image capturing apparatus and control image sensor
An image capturing apparatus comprising: an image sensor that has a plurality of photoelectric conversion portions corresponding to each of a plurality of microlenses arranged in two-dimensions, and outputs an image signal corresponding to a quantity of incident light; a detection unit configured to detect a moving direction of a subject; a determination unit configured to, in a case where the subject is moving in a main scanning direction, determine to perform divided readout in every predetermined number of rows, and to perform added readout in the rows except for the every predetermined number of rows; and a control unit configured to control the image sensor by switching between the divided readout and the added readout in units of rows based on the determination result.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Imaging apparatus, imaging method, and imaging system
This imaging apparatus includes: an imaging element for a color; a lens that forms an image of image light on an imaging surface of the imaging element; an a/d converter that converts an analog signal for each color, which is output by the imaging element, into a digital signal to generate raw data; a transmission processor that generates an ip packet storing the raw data generated by the a/d converter; and a network interface that transmits the generated ip packet to a server capable of performing development processing of the raw data, through a network.. .