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375260000 Plural channels for transmission of a single pulse train 2386
375285000 Antinoise or distortion 149
375271000 Angle modulation 36
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20130044829Systems and Methods for Enhanced Carrier Suppression - Included are embodiments for enhanced carrier suppression. One embodiment of a circuit includes a mixer that receives a cover sequence, the cover sequence including transition data from a first signal and a second signal. The mixer may be configured to generate a modulated cover sequence by modulating a radio frequency (RF) carrier with the cover sequence. Some embodiments also include a modulator that is communicatively coupled to the mixer. The modulator may be configured to receive and modulate an altered version of the first signal and an altered version of the second signal. The modulator may additionally receive the modulated cover sequence as an RF carrier input and generate an RF output by modulating the modulated cover sequence with the altered version of the first signal and the altered version of the second signal.02-21-2013
20110206141IMPLEMENTING SERIAL LINK TRAINING PATTERNS SEPARATED BY RANDOM DATA - A method and circuit for implementing serial link training sequences, and a design structure on which the subject circuit resides are provided. A transmitter device transmits a training sequence (TS) pattern; then the transmitter device transmits random data for a predefined time duration. The steps of transmitting the TS-pattern, then transmitting the random data for the fixed time duration are repeated. A receiver device detecting a plurality of the TS-patterns separated by the predefined time interval of random data, performs receiver initialization steps. The receiver device performs a plurality of receiver initialization steps including, for example, acquiring byte lock, and a link width determination.08-25-2011
20110182372DIGITAL BROADCASTING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING DIGITAL BROADCAST SIGNAL - The disclosed method of processing a digital broadcast signal comprises generating one RS frame or two RS frames for a data group, forming the data group being divided to 5 data regions, wherein the 5 data regions include a first data region which is located at central of the data group, a second data region which is concentric about the first data region, a third data region which is concentric about the first and second data region, a fourth data region which is concentric about the first, second and third data region and a fifth data region which includes scalable amount of the mobile service data, wherein the fifth data region includes 5 extended data blocks, and wherein data in one of the 5 extended data blocks are merged into the data blocks of the first data region when the one RS frame is generated for the data group.07-28-2011
20120163480PREAMBLE DESIGN AND PROCESSING METHOD FOR ON-THE-FLY, FRAME-BY-FRAME AIR DATA RATE DETECTION IN WIRELESS RECEIVERS - In a system and method for wireless communication with a transmitter and a receiver, the transmitter is operable to wirelessly transmit digital information to the receiver with a plurality of data transmission rates using a modulation format, wherein the digital information is transmitted using a transmission frame including a header part and a payload part, and the header part comprises a preamble, wherein the modulation format is the same for all data transmission rates and wherein the data transmission rate is at least encoded into the preamble of the frame, and wherein the receiver is configured to determine the data transmission rate when receiving the preamble.06-28-2012
20130044830TRANSMISSION SYSTEM - A transmission system has a receiver receiving data and a request signal from a transmitter, and a monitor circuit transmitting a valid acknowledge signal to the transmitter when a received data accumulation amount in the FIFO memory is smaller than a threshold, or transmitting an invalid acknowledge signal to the transmitter when the received data accumulation amount in the FIFO memory is larger than the threshold. The transmitter transmits the request signal which is valid and the data when the acknowledge signal is valid, or stops transmission processing of the data and transmits the request signal which is invalid when the acknowledge signal is invalid, and the receiver performs reception processing of the data when the request signal is valid or stops reception processing of the data when the request signal is invalid.02-21-2013
20130028339Method and System for Transmitting Control Data Between a Vehicle Data Recording Device and a Test Device - A method and system for transmitting control data between a vehicle data recorder arranged in a motor vehicle and a test device arranged outside the motor vehicle. A random code is generated by the vehicle data recorder or by the test device as a connection code. The random code is detected and input device not generating the random code. After the random code has been input into the device coupling is effected automatically via a short-distance radio link between the devices. Subsequently the control data is transmitted by the vehicle data recorder to the test device via the short-distance radio link. After the control data transmission has ended, the short-distance radio link between the vehicle data recorder and the test device is separated and the random code is deleted in the vehicle data recorder and in the test device.01-31-2013
20110194627Signal transmission system, transmitting device, receiving device, electronic device, and signal transmisission method - A signal transmission system includes: a transmitting section including a first carrier signal generating section configured to generate a carrier signal for modulation and a first frequency converting section configured to generate a transmission signal by frequency-converting a transmission object signal by the carrier signal for modulation, the carrier signal for modulation being generated by the first carrier signal generating section; and a receiving section including a second carrier signal generating section configured to generate a carrier signal for demodulation and a second frequency converting section configured to frequency-convert the transmission signal received by the carrier signal for demodulation, the carrier signal for demodulation being generated by the second carrier signal generating section.08-11-2011
20110194629MULTI-FORMAT MESSAGE COMMUNICATION - A service receives messages in a first format intended for a recipient. The service identifies for the intended recipient a second format for receiving messages. The service formats a communication for delivery to the intended recipient where the message is prepared to be presented to the recipient in the second format.08-11-2011
20110194628TRANSMITTER FOR AUTOMATICALLY DETECTING POWER-DOWN OF RECEIVER AND SYSTEM INCLUDING THE SAME - A transmitter of a transition minimized differential signaling (TMDS) system includes a current source, a pair of switches configured to be connected to the current source and switch a current of the current source, and a monitoring unit configured to monitor a potential of a connection node between the current source and the pair of switches. The pair of switches is connected to a receiver of the TMDS system through a first line and a second line, respectively. The monitoring unit monitors the potential of the connection node based on a power supply voltage applied to the receiver and current switching of the pair of switches.08-11-2011
20100118987Transmitter Apparatus, Receiver Apparatus, and Wireless Communication Method - When space-time block code signals are to be transmitted, the patterns thereof are changed in accordance with data to be transmitted. This advantageously allows a good-quality data transmission to be achieved by the space-time block code signals. In addition, since data can be transmitted by use of the patterns of the space-time block code signals, the data transmission efficiency can be improved.05-13-2010
20100074345DIGITAL RADIO FEEDBACK SYSTEMS - A system including a digital radio broadcast station, a receiver, and a network. The digital radio broadcast station includes a transmitter and a server. The receiver is in communication with the digital radio broadcast transmitter and also includes a user interface for receiving user input commands comprising a request for information from the digital radio broadcast station. The receiver is configured to establish a two-way communication path between the receiver and the digital radio broadcast transmitter. The network is in communication with the server and the receiver for exchanging information therebetween. The request for information is provided to the server via the network and the server is configured to receive the request and transmit a response message to the receiver in accordance with the request.03-25-2010
20100074344HIGHLY DETECTABLE PILOT STRUCTURE - Aspects describe a Highly Detectable Pilot that allows a mobile device to detect more base stations and, thus, can provide more accuracy in location estimate. A highly detectable pilot can be transmitted in one or more data symbols that are not currently being utilized for transmission of data. Transmission of the highly detectable pilot in two data symbols provide a receiver with more convergence time, however, it can take the receiver a longer amount of time to acquire an adequate number of pilots for a location estimate.03-25-2010
20100074343EFFICIENT MUTIPLEXING OF REFERENCE SIGNAL AND DATA IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - Techniques for transmitting reference signal and data using cyclic shifts of a base sequence are described. The base sequence may have good correlation properties, and different cyclic shifts of the base sequence may be orthogonal to one another. A user equipment (UE) may send at least one reference signal on assigned resources using at least one cyclic shift of the base sequence. The UE may send data on the assigned resources using at least one other cyclic shift of the base sequence. For each reference signal, the UE may modulate a cyclic shift of the base sequence with a known modulation symbol. For data, the UE may modulate each cyclic shift of the base sequence used for data with a data modulation symbol. Multiple UEs may share the same resources. Each UE may be assigned a different set of cyclic shifts among all cyclic shifts available for the resources.03-25-2010
20100074342Method and system for linear processing of an input using Gaussian Belief Propagation - Methods and systems for processing an input. An input vector y is received that represents a noisy observation of Ax, where A is a data matrix and x is a data vector of unknown variables. Data vector x is recovered from the received input vector y via an iterative method. The recovering comprises determining an inference of a vector of marginal means over a graph G, where the graph G is of a joint Gaussian probability density function p(x) associated with noise in the received input vector y.03-25-2010
20130077702Serial data transmission system and method - A serial data transmission system, includes a transmitting terminal for transmitting a data, a receiving terminal for receiving the data transmitted by the transmitting terminal, a first connecting capacitor connected between the transmitting terminal and the receiving terminal, and a second connecting capacitor connected between the transmitting terminal and the receiving terminal, wherein the transmitting terminal comprises a transmitting terminal driver unit and an amplitude detection unit connected with the transmitting terminal driver unit, the transmitting terminal driver unit outputs a pair of differential signals, the amplitude detection unit detects an amplitude variation of the differential signals output by the transmitting terminal driver unit, and outputs an indication signal indicating whether the transmitting terminal and the receiving terminal are properly connected with each other. A serial data transmission method is further provided.03-28-2013
20130077701METHOD AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT FOR ADJUSTING THE WIDTH OF AN INPUT/OUTPUT LINK - A method and apparatus are described for adjusting a bit width of an input/output (I/O) link established between a transmitter and a receiver. The I/O link has a plurality of bit lanes. The transmitter may send to the receiver a command identifying at least one selected bit lane of the I/O link that will be powered off or powered on in response to detecting that a bit width adjustment threshold of the I/O link has been reached.03-28-2013
20130039434SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR A DUAL-PATH TRANSMITTER - In accordance with some embodiments of the present disclosure, a transmitting path comprises a digital to analog converter (DAC) configured to receive digital data signals and convert the digital data signals into analog data signals. The transmitting path further comprises a first transmission protocol path and a second transmission protocol path configured to receive a first data signal and second data signal, respectively, from the DAC. The first data signal is associated with a first transmission protocol and the second data signal is associated with the second transmission protocol. The transmitting path additionally comprises a mixer coupled to the first and second transmission protocol paths and configured to receive at least one of the first data signal and the second data signal and modulate at least one of the first data signal and the second data signal onto a carrier signal to generate a radio frequency (RF) signal.02-14-2013
20130034174Method, device and system for complex carrier modulation - A method, device and system for complex carrier modulation are provided in the disclosure, wherein e02-07-2013
20100098176METHOD FOR EFFICIENT FEEDBACK OF RECEIVING CHANNEL CONDITIONS IN ADAPTIVE VIDEO MULTICAST AND BROADCAST SYSTEMS - A method and apparatus for providing channel condition feedback in a multicast network are described including estimating a indication of channel condition, determining a receiver class based on the estimated indication of channel condition, calculating a delay, delaying transmission of the estimated indication of channel condition for the calculated delay, receiving a report from another receiver in the determined receiver class, the report including an indication of channel condition and canceling the delay if the received indication of channel condition is one of greater than and equal to the estimated indication of channel condition. The method and apparatus further include transmitting a single report for the calculated receiver class to a server including a worst indication of channel condition for the determined receiver class.04-22-2010
20100111203WIRELESS TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING DEVICE AND METHOD - A wireless device, method, and signal for use in communication of a wireless packet between transmitting device and a wireless receiving device via a plurality of antennas, wherein a signal generator generates wireless packet including a short-preamble sequence used for a first automatic gain control (AGC), a first long-preamble sequence, a signal field used for conveying a length of the wireless packet, an AGC preamble sequence used for a second AGC to be performed after the first AGC, a second long-preamble sequence, and a data field conveying data. The AGC preamble sequence is transmitted in parallel by the plurality of antennas.05-06-2010
20090154574Method And Arrangement For Improved Link Quality Control - In a method of link quality control for communication links between a plurality of mobile terminals and a node in a radio communication system, providing (S06-18-2009
20100329366PHYSICAL LAYER CONVERGENCE PROTOCOL (PLCP) PACKET STRUCTURE FOR MULTIPLE-INPUT-MULTIPLE-OUTPUT (MIMO) COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS - A physical layer convergence protocol (PLCP) data structure (12-30-2010
20130089157METHOD OF ASSIGNING IDENTIFICATION CODES TO DEVICES IN A NETWORK - A method of assigning identification codes to devices, each device including a controller, a memory, and a switch, with the devices connected in a series circuit. The method includes opening all of the switches, supplying a signal, including an identification code, to the first device of the series circuit and storing the identification code in the memory of the first device, closing the switch of the first device to connect to the next device in the series circuit, sending an acknowledgement to the series circuit, and repeating the process for each of the devices, successively, for each of the devices in the series circuit, and assigning a different identification code to each of the devices.04-11-2013
20090304093TRANSMITTING DEVICE, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND METHOD USING A MEDIUM - A transmitting apparatus, a communication system, and a communication method, using a medium, are disclosed. The transmitting apparatus includes an information processing unit for acquiring information about the medium and converting the information into an electric signal, a transmitting electrode for receiving the electric signal and transmitting the electric signal to a receiving electrode provided at the exterior of the medium, and an insulating member for forming a capacitor with the transmitting electrode and the medium, wherein the transmitting electrode transmits the electric signal to the receiving electrode through an electric field generated by the insulating member. Therefore, the electric signal can be safely transmitted through a human body using the electric field.12-10-2009
20090103638Method and system for increasing transmission speed of wired or wireless signals while minimizing the bit error rate - A communication system is provided which offers increased transmission speed while maintaining a low bit error rate. At the transmitter, a digital input is entered and a microprocessor determines from a particular subset of pulse sequence codes a single sequence of pulse coefficients that corresponds to that particular digital input. The sequence of pulse coefficients are then multiplied by a pulse shape, modulate and transmitted. At the receiver, the modulated pulses are demodulated. The demodulated pulses are then, on a pulse by pulse basis, subtracted from each of the subset of pulse sequences with the absolute values of each pulse for each pulse sequence being summed. A comparator selects a sequence of pulse coefficients corresponding to the lowest summed value of a particular pulse sequence, which is then mapped to a digital signal which is the same digital signal as the digital input.04-23-2009
20100272193DATA COMMUNICATION USING 2D BAR CODES - A Two-Dimensional (2D) code receiver and transmitter, and methods for their operation in a 2D code communication system, are provided. The method for operating the 2D code receiver includes receiving a sequence of 2D codes from a 2D code transmitter having data encoded therein, wherein the 2D codes of the sequence are received in succession, and decoding the received a sequence of 2D codes into the data.10-28-2010
20120219076System and method of coded cooperation using amplify-and-forward scheme - Provided are a system and method in which a user node forwards surplus information, which is forwarded from a counterparty user sharing a destination node, to the destination node by using cooperation communication in a network and, more particularly, a coded cooperation communication system and method using an amplify-and-forward (AF) scheme in which the user uses such a protocol that the user can forward the surplus information of the counterparty user to the destination node even in the case where the user fails to decoding the encoded surplus information of the counterparty user, so that it is possible to solve a problem of information unbalance.08-30-2012
20130070864SYSTEM AND METHOD OF ENCODING DATA IN A PREAMBLE PATTERN - A system and method of encoding information in a preamble used in a frequency agile radio network.03-21-2013
20130070865METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SYNCHRONOUSLY TRANSMITTING ASYNCHRONOUS DATA - A transmission method for synchronously transmitting asynchronous data is disclosed by the present invention, and the method includes: a transmitting end encapsulating the asynchronous data into a synchronous data frame, and synchronously transmitting it to a receiving end; and the receiving end receiving and de-encapsulating the synchronous data, writing the obtained asynchronous data into a buffer of the receiving end, reading the asynchronous data by using a reading clock of the asynchronous data and outputting the asynchronous data to a receiving apparatus for asynchronous data; wherein, the receiving end also adjusts the frequency of reading clock by using data depth information of the buffer, increases the frequency of reading clock when the data depth in the buffer increases, and outputs data representing idle when the buffer is empty. A transmission system and receiving apparatus for synchronously transmitting asynchronous data are also disclosed by the present invention.03-21-2013
20110058615PREAMBLE GENERATING APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DIGITAL DIRECT TRANSMISSION SYSTEM - A preamble generating apparatus and method for a digital direct transmission system are disclosed. The preamble generating apparatus for a digital direct transmission system includes: a pseudo-noise (PN) code generation unit generating a PN code; a line coder performing line coding on the PN code received from the PN code generation unit; and a spreading coder performing spread coding on the line-coded PN code received from the line coder.03-10-2011
20130058422POWER EFFICIENT COMMUNICATIONS - A method, system, and device provide power-efficient communications within the context of available power. Transmission and receipt data rates are scalable in accordance with output power available from a power source. Data is transmitted at a data rate determined, at least in part, by the available output power.03-07-2013
20110013707Communication System - There is disclosed a method and apparatus for recovering data from a received signal, the received signal including a first signal comprising data bits and a second signal having transitions at data bit boundaries of the first signal where there is an absence of transitions, the method comprising: receiving the first signal; receiving the second signal; sampling the first signal to detect an edge transition of the first signal; sampling the second signal to detect an edge transition of the second signal; wherein on an active edge of either said first or said signal, the current value of the first signal is recovered as a received data bit.01-20-2011
20130058423POWER EFFICIENT COMMUNICATIONS - A method, system, and device provide power-efficient communications within the context of available power. Transmission and receipt data rates are scalable in accordance with output power available from a power source. Data is transmitted at a data rate determined, at least in part, by the available output power.03-07-2013
20110013706METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING SIGNALS IN A RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A system is provided in which a transmission end provides at least one symbol in a frame or time slot with a guard interval which is extended in comparison with further symbols in the frame or time slot, the at least one symbol with the extended guard interval having a content which is known at the receiver end.01-20-2011
20120189068ELECTRONIC TERMINALS AND METHODS USING A USB CABLE AS A RF BROADCAST SIGNAL ANTENNA - An electronic terminal includes a USB antenna interface circuit and a broadcast receiver circuit. The USB antenna interface circuit is configured to be electrically connected to at least one conductive element of a USB cable that serves as an antenna for receiving a broadcast RF signal from a remote broadcast transmitter, and is configured to extract the broadcast RF signal from a RF signal present in the at least one conductive element of the USB cable. The broadcast receiver circuit is electrically connected to the USB antenna interface circuit to receive the extracted broadcast RF signal and configured to tune to a defined station signal carried by the extracted broadcast RF signal.07-26-2012
20080285663Ultra-Wideband Communication System for Very High Data Rates - The invention concerns an ultra-wideband information transmission method comprising a first encoding step on the part of the transmitter, in which a pulse group which is formed from a predetermined number of individual pulses is encoded in dependence on values of a random number sequence, and a correlation step on the part of the receiver in which correlation of a reception signal with a signal pattern is effected, wherein the signal pattern corresponds to the whole pulse group to be expected when using the same values of the random number sequence.11-20-2008
20120224647METHOD AND DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING A SIGNAL WITH A PLURALITY OF INDEPENDENT COMPONENTS - A method for controlling a signal with a plurality of independent components is provided. The signal is fed as an input signal via an input path to a control path that supplies an output signal. The output signal is fed via an output path to a control apparatus controlling the input signal. A coupling signal is determined in a coupling determination apparatus. On the basis of the coupling signal, the independent components are decoupled in a decoupling apparatus, as a result of which, a decoupled output signal is generated. Components of the decoupled output signal are decoupled from the components of the input signal. The decoupled output signal is fed as a control variable to the control apparatus. The control apparatus controls each independent component separately on the basis of a desired signal with a diagonal controller and outputs the input signal as a manipulated variable.09-06-2012
20120224646VIRTUAL AGGREGATION OF FRAGMENTED WIRELESS SPECTRUM - Method and apparatus for aggregating spectrum in which multiple disjoint blocks of spectrum may be configured as one virtual contiguous block of spectrum by modulating onto each disjoint blocks of spectrum a respective portion of a data stream in which the data rate associated with the modulated portion is compatible with the available bandwidth of the disjoint spectrum block upon which is modulated.09-06-2012
20130064311Apparatus for the Transmission of Electromagnetic Waves - An apparatus for radio communication using surface waves, the apparatus comprising: a guiding medium having a first surface suitable for the propagation of surface waves, the first surface having a reactive impedance; at least one communication node, the node having a transmitter and/or receiver coupled to a transducer, the transducer positioned on or adjacent the first surface of said guiding medium; wherein the at least one communication node is arranged to launch and/or receive surface waves, over the first surface of said guiding medium.03-14-2013
20130064312DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD AND DEVICE - The present invention provides a data transmission method including: sending, by a transmitter, a source data frame to a receiver, and saving, the source data frame; sending, by the transmitter, other data frames to the receiver, and saving the other data frames; receiving, by the transmitter, a data retransmission notification which is related to the source data frame and sent by the receiver; and retrieving, by the transmitter, the source data frame and other data frames from a storage space, where the other data frames are sent by the transmitter to the receiver in a time period from sending the source data frame by the transmitter to receiving the data retransmission notification by the transmitter, and retransmitting the source data frame and the other data frames to the receiver.03-14-2013
20130064310CAPACITIVE COMMUNICATION CIRCUIT AND METHOD THEREFOR - Data is communicated. In accordance with one or more example embodiments, a communications circuit communicates a digital data signal using a carrier signal having a frequency that is different than the frequency of the data signal. The communications circuit includes first and second sets of capacitors, a first circuit and a second circuit. The first circuit generates mixed data signals respectively mixed with the carrier signal and an inverse of the carrier signal, generates mixed inverted data signals respectively mixed with the carrier signal and an inverse of the carrier signal, provides the mixed data signals to the first set of capacitors, and provides the mixed inverted data signals to the second set of capacitors. The second circuit recovers the data signal from the mixed signals.03-14-2013
20090238288COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND COMMUNICATION METHOD - A communication system includes a synchronizing signal generator that generates a synchronizing signal based on a timing of an alternating waveform in a power line, a data communicating circuit that performs the data communication, and a communication controller that controls to acquire a transmitting right utilizing a timing of the synchronizing signal and to control the communication circuit in accordance with whether or not the communication apparatus acquires the transmitting right.09-24-2009
20090310689METHOD FOR MODULATING A CARRIER SIGNAL AND METHOD FOR DEMODULATING A MODULATED CARRIER SIGNAL - A method for modulating a carrier signal used for transmitting analog or digital message signals is provided. The module k of elliptic functions is used as a modulation parameter instead of the amplitude or the frequency. The carrier signal modulated according to this modulation method is provided with a constant amplitude and a fixed frequency while the signal form is chronologically modified at the rhythm of the message that is to be transmitted.12-17-2009
20090010343Device for automatically determining PN code and related method - A determination method for determining a frame header mode of a DMB-TH system data structure and a determination apparatus thereof. The determination method comprises generating a signal when signal frequencies at a transmitting terminal and a receiving terminal are identical, providing a predetermined process to process the signal, such that the signal forms a peak when a frequency offset occurs, and determining a type of the frame header mode according to the predetermined process.01-08-2009
20120114051Multi-Dimensional Rate Adaptation in a Communication System - Performing wireless transmission of data over a wireless communication medium. A first data structure may be maintained which includes data rate information for transmission using a first number of streams. A second data structure may be maintained which includes data rate information for transmission using a second number of streams. Channel characteristics of the wireless communication medium may be determined. Channel characteristic information may be maintained based on the determined channel characteristics. Accordingly, a stream configuration and data rate may be determined based on the current channel characteristic information. Wireless transmission may be performed using the determined stream configuration and data rate. Determining channel characteristics, maintaining current channel characteristic information, determining a stream configuration and data rate, and performing wireless transmission may be dynamically performed a plurality of times during wireless data transmission.05-10-2012
20120114050COMP OPERATION IN CELLULAR COMMUNICATION NETWORKS - A supporting radio base station (05-10-2012
20080304580TRANSMISSION SYSTEM, TRANSMITTER, RECEIVER, AND TRANSMISSION METHOD - There is provided a transmission system in which a data sequence is transmitted. The transmission system includes a transmitter that generates a transmission signal by converting pieces of data included in the data sequence into data waveforms each of which has (i) a level signal whose signal level is determined by a value of a corresponding one of the pieces of data and (ii) a timing edge indicating a timing to obtain the level signal, and transmits the generated transmission signal, and a receiver that detects the signal level of each of the data waveforms of the received transmission signal at the timing designated by the timing edge of the each data waveform, and outputs a data value corresponding to the detected signal level.12-11-2008
20120236951TRANSMITTER DEVICE, RECEIVER DEVICE, AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A transmitter device that repeatedly transmits an identical frame includes a circuitry that generates the frame and transmits the frame a plurality of times. The frame includes marking areas that divide the frame into a plurality of frame segments having different lengths. The marking area is formed in the frame by part of the frame and is distinguishable from other parts of the frame. The marking area does not change data content transmitted by the frame. The frame segments obtained from the identical frame that is repeatedly transmitted by the circuitry are combined to reconstruct a complete frame identical to the frame transmitted by the transmitter device.09-20-2012
20120236950INFORMATION DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM, INFORMATION DISTRIBUTION APPARATUS, INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TERMINAL, AND INFORMATION DISTRIBUTION METHOD - According to one embodiment, an information distribution apparatus stores a characteristic information extracted arbitrary time-series data and relevant information in association of an information providing site on a communication line with each other, fetches characteristic information presented with a request for distribution through the line from a terminal, collates the fetched characteristic information with each characteristic information item of the stored associated information, determines the closest characteristic information, fetches relevant information associated with the characteristic information, and distributes the fetched relevant information to the terminal through the line.09-20-2012
20120236949CONVERSION OF MULTIMEDIA DATA STREAMS FOR USE BY CONNECTED DEVICES - Embodiments of the invention are generally directed to conversion of multimedia data streams for use by connected devices. An embodiment of a method for processing data includes receiving a data stream in a first multimedia data format at a first device, and inserting a replacement video portion into the received data stream to generate a modified multimedia data stream in a second multimedia data format. The modified data stream is provided to a second device coupled to the first device.09-20-2012
20130163686METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING COMBINED POWER, CONTROL AND DATA THROUGH AN ISOLATION BARRIER - Method and apparatus for transmitting combined power and data. In one embodiment, the apparatus comprises an isolation barrier; a drive controller for generating a first waveform comprising a plurality of data signals for transmitting different types of data, wherein the drive controller couples the first waveform to a first side of the isolation barrier to produce a second waveform on a second side of the isolation barrier; and a circuit controller coupled to the second side of the isolation barrier, wherein the circuit controller is powered by the second waveform, and wherein the circuit controller controls a circuit based on the plurality of data signals.06-27-2013
20110280324QUANTIZED CHANNEL STATE INFORMATION PREDICTION IN MULTIPLE ANTENNA SYSTEMS - A CSI vector quantizer (VQ) system is provided for time-correlated channels. The VQ system operates a receiver forwarding quantized channel state information in the form of indices and a transmitter predicting channel state change. The VQ system is aimed at feedback channels, in which bit errors, erasures and delays can occur. The VQ system uses transmitter-side channel prediction algorithms that work with the quantized CSI information and allow the system to recover from feedback channel transmission errors, erasures and delays. Moreover, the techniques can be used to lower the required feedback rate, while keeping the system's throughput at the required level.11-17-2011
20110280323ISOLATED COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND TRANSMISSION UNIT AND RECEIVING UNIT APPLIED TO ISOLATED COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A receiving unit converts a pulse received from a transmission unit into a digital output signal and send back the received pulse to the transmission unit via an isolated communication unit, when it receives the pulse transmitted from the transmission unit; the transmission unit includes: an edge pulse generating circuit for generating a pulse corresponding to a transition of the digital input signal between a first level and a second level; and a verification circuit configured to receive the pulse sent back from the receiving unit, determine whether or not the pulse has been sent back from the receiving unit, and generate an additional pulse when the verification circuit determines that the pulse has not been sent back from the receiving unit and is configured to transmit the pulses generated in the edge pulse generating circuit and in the verification circuit, to the receiving unit, via the isolated communication unit.11-17-2011
20090323832Wireless Communication System, Wireless Communication Terminal, Base Station, Wireless Communication Method and Computer Program of Wireless Communication Method - A wireless communication system to which an adaptive modulation method is applied, in order to prevent characteristics of error ratio from being deteriorated more efficiently than prior techniques and to improve the throughput, one or each of a base station and a wireless communication terminal including: a communication line quality detection unit which detects a first parameter with regard to quality of communication line and detects fluctuation of the first parameter; a receiving method detection unit which detects the receiving method; and a modulation method determination unit which determines the modulation method based on both the fluctuation of the first parameter and the receiving method.12-31-2009
20120236952POLYPHASE SEQUENCES FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS - Polyphase sequence generation is provided for sequences having good aperiodic correlation properties. The sequences can allow lengths not attainable by other types of sequences (such as Frank sequences) and can yield increase merit factors and more desirable peak-to-side-peak ratios (and therefore decreased sidelobe energy) than other sequences (such as Chu sequences). Perfect root-of-unity sequences of lengths up to 32, achieving the minimum phase alphabets and the maximum merit factors and/or peak-to-side-peak ratios, are searched, and the results are tabulated. Comparing the merit factors and peak-to-side-peak ratios of the best search results to other sequences, a common construction pattern of the improved sequences of length 2m09-20-2012
20110142144FEEDBACK IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - The invention relates to a method of feeding back information from a receiver to a transmitter, and also a corresponding receiver, transmitter, system comprising a receiver and transmitter, and computer program products for performing the steps of the receiver and transmitter respectively. The method comprises: receiving signals at the receiver from the transmitter over a wireless multiple-input-multiple-output channel; and, based on the received signals, transmitting back reports from the receiver to the transmitter including a report indicating a pre-coding matrix and a report indicating a rank of the pre-coding matrix. In the event that the report indicating the rank is not transmitted, the receiver instead uses a default rank to determine the report.06-16-2011
20110142143Sending Apparatus, Receiving Apparatus, Sending Method, And Receiving Method - In a sending apparatus, a storage section stores information which associates a first communication quality and a second communication quality with hierarchical modulation methods each using a plurality of channels. On the basis of the information stored in the storage section, a control section selects a hierarchical modulation method corresponding to the first communication quality which is a communication quality for a receiving apparatus and the second communication quality which is a communication quality for a receiving apparatus. A sending section maps data a destination of which is the receiving apparatus and data a destination of which is the receiving apparatus to the plurality of channels according to the hierarchical modulation method selected, and transmits the data.06-16-2011
20130022137ASYMMETRIC CHIP-TO-CHIP INTERCONNECT - Methods and apparatus to transfer data between a first device and a second device, is disclosed. An apparatus according to various embodiments may comprise a first device and a second device. The first device may comprise at least one first non-differential transmitter coupled to a first channel, at least one second non-differential transmitter coupled to a second channel, and at least one differential receiver to receive a data bit and its complement on the first and second channels in parallel. The second device may comprise at least one first non-differential receiver coupled to the first channel, at least one second non-differential receiver coupled to the second channel, and at least one differential transmitter to transmit a data bit and its complement on the first and second channels in parallel.01-24-2013
20120288020Receiving Apparatus, Transmitting Apparatus, Reception Method, And Transmission Method - A reception unit receives data from communication apparatuses. A transmission unit transmits data to the communication apparatuses. A control unit determines, in an adaptive way, which modulation and coding schemes to use to transmit and receive data. At a first stage, a modulation and coding scheme with a low transmission rate or a modulation and coding scheme that minimizes power requirements is selected from among a plurality of candidates therefor. At a second stage, the modulation and coding scheme of at least one of the communication apparatuses is changed to another scheme having a higher transmission rate, when it is impossible to allocate sufficient resources for the modulation and coding schemes selected at the first stage.11-15-2012
20120288019WIRELESS POWER AND DATA TRANSMISSION SYSTEM, POWER TRANSMITTING APPARATUS, AND POWER RECEIVING APPARATUS - A power receiving apparatus is usable in a system for wirelessly transmitting power and is capable of transmitting data to a power transmitting apparatus. The power receiving apparatus includes a power receiving section configured to receive power transmitted from the power transmitting apparatus as being converted into a pulse train; a variable load connected to the power receiving section; and a control section configured to change a load value of the variable load in accordance with a value of the data, such that in a state where the power is being transmitted from the power transmitting apparatus, a value of each of pulses included in the pulse train flowing in from the power transmitting apparatus is changed during a duration thereof.11-15-2012
20120288018EFFICIENT CARTESIAN TRANSMITTER USING SIGNAL COMBINER - In one embodiment, the present invention includes a transmitter having a baseband, a multiplexer, a digital-to-analog converter unit, and/or a Chireix combiner. The baseband transmits components of an in-phase signal and a quadrature-phase signal to the multiplexer. The multiplexer generates a first signal and/or a second signal which have a phase difference which matches only a single predetermined phase difference. The single predetermined phase difference should be selected to ensure that the Chireix combiner is optimized for efficiency. Thus, a phase of the first signal or the second signal can have a phase of the in-phase signal or the quadrature-phase signal to ensure that the phase difference between the second signal and the first signal matches only the single predetermined phase difference. The Chireix combiner receives the first analog signal and the second analog signal.11-15-2012
20110317775MODIFIED PREAMBLE STRUCTURE FOR IEEE 802.11A EXTENSIONS TO ALLOW FOR COEXISTENCE AND INTEROPERABILITY BETWEEN 802.11A DEVICES AND HIGHER DATA RATE, MIMO OR OTHERWISE EXTENDED DEVICES - A modified preamble is used by extended devices that operate at higher rates, MIMO or other extensions relative to strict 802.11a-compliant devices. The extended devices might use multiple antenna techniques (MIMO), where multiple data streams are multiplexed spatially and/or multi-channel techniques, where an extended transmitter transmits using more than one 802.11a channel at a time. Such extensions to IEEE 802.11a can exist in extended devices. The modified preamble is usable for signaling, to legacy devices as well as extended devices, to indicate capabilities and to cause legacy devices or extended devices to defer to other devices such that the common communication channel is not subject to unnecessary interference. The modified preamble is also usable for obtaining MIMO channel estimates and/or multi-channel estimates. The modified preamble preferably includes properties that facilitate detection of conventional and/or extended modes (“mode detection”) and provides some level of coexistence with legacy IEEE 802.11a devices.12-29-2011
20120002733OPTIMIZING EVALUATION PATTERNS AND DATA ACQUISITION FOR STREAM ANALYTICS IN RESOURCE-CONSTRAINED WIRELESS ENVIRONMENTS - Mobile wireless devices may receive data streams from multiple remote sensors. The sensors may have limited power supplies and memory capacity. Aspects of the invention use statistical characteristics of the sensor data streams and the cost of acquiring a single element of each stream to determine what sequence the sensors should send their data streams in. The cost of acquiring the data may be, modified dynamically, depending on parameters such as block size. Additional factors, such as a sensor's buffer capacity, may limit the amount of stream elements that may be cached and affect the sensors' stream transmit sequence. The evaluation order may be dynamically modified using an event processing engine, to reflect both changing statistics of underlying sensor stream tuples and time-varying acquisition costs associated with individual streams. This helps to increase in the operational lifetime of the sensors and associated monitoring applications.01-05-2012
20110299611METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MULTI-ANTENNA PREAMBLES FOR WIRELESS NETWORKS PRESERVING BACKWARD COMPATIBILITY - A method for processing a wireless signal includes performing by one or more processors, selecting a plurality of training sequences from a preamble of the wireless signal. Each of the selected plurality of training sequences may include a plurality of energy tones. The selected plurality of training sequences from the preamble may be shifted, in time domain, to generate a plurality of subsequent preambles for transmission. Each of the generated plurality of subsequent preambles may include the plurality of energy tones. The preamble may include a legacy preamble and/or an 802.11(n) preamble. The shifting in the time domain may include circular shifting. The circular shifting may include forward circular shifting and/or backwards circular shifting.12-08-2011
20110299610BANDWIDTH AND CHANNEL NOTIFICATION FOR WIDE-CHANNEL WIRELESS COMMUNICATION - In a wireless communications network in which a device may simultaneously use multiple 20 MHz channels for communicating with another network device, various embodiments of the invention provide a way for a network controller to indicate to a mobile device which channels are to be used in communicating with the mobile device.12-08-2011
20110299609TRANSMISSION METHOD, RECEPTION METHOD, AND COMMUNICATION METHOD - A transmission method according to the present invention has been conceived assuming an environment where two information source nodes independently communicate with one destination node, and thus is applicable to such a simple topology. The transmission method provides an inter-node cooperation relationship which provides a sufficient advantageous effect even in an environment in which there is a difference in the power levels of the received signals that reach the address node via two routes. The transmission method is performed by a node U12-08-2011
20110299608COMMUNICATION CIRCUIT AND VEHICLE COMMUNICATION APPARATUS USING THE SAME - A communication circuit is provided which transmits an information bit string from a transmission unit to a reception unit. The transmission unit includes a first modulation circuit that modulates a first carrier wave by a start bit to generate a first frequency signal, a second modulation circuit that modulates a second carrier wave by the information bit string to generate a second frequency signal, and a transmission circuit that transmits the first and second frequency signals from a transmitting antenna. The reception unit includes a reception circuit that receives a signal from the transmission unit, a first detector circuit that detects a signal of the first carrier wave to demodulate the start bit, a second detector circuit that detects a signal of the second carrier wave to demodulate the information bit string, and a detection circuit that is synchronized by the start bit and reads the information bit string.12-08-2011
20110299607WIRELESS COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD - Provided is a wireless communication apparatus which prevents deterioration of communication characteristics because of a transmission weight of a greatest common factor and enhances the communication characteristics of feedback MIMO. A wireless communication apparatus having a plurality of antennas includes a reception unit for receiving signals of channels in a predetermined frequency band from another wireless communication apparatus and obtaining channel state information of the channels, a determination unit for determining a variation in the channel state, a channel state information calculation unit, if there is a variation in the channel state information, for calculating representative channel state information of the predetermined frequency band overall based on the variation, a transmission weight selection unit for selecting a transmission weight based on the representative channel state information, and a transmission unit for transmitting identification information of the transmission weight to the another wireless communication apparatus.12-08-2011
20090202004Analog Multi-Tone Receiver - An analog multi-tone receiver includes an interface for receiving a data transmission signal containing N sub-channel signals corresponding to N active sub-channels. The receiver includes a plurality of samplers to sample, during each time interval of a sequence of time intervals, the received signal in parallel to produce a plurality of data sets, each sampler having a distinct threshold level. The receiver includes a decoder to jointly decode the plurality of data sets to determine a plurality of data symbols including at least one data symbol for each of the N active sub-channels.08-13-2009
20110170619High Speed Switch With Data Converter Physical Ports And Processing Unit - An integrated circuit chip implements a high-speed switch that includes: a switch fabric; control logic that controls the transmission of digital signals through the switch fabric; a transceiver block comprising one or more transceivers, each transmitting digital signals between the control logic and a corresponding external device; a data converter physical interface comprising one or more data converters, each performing a conversion between analog and digital signals, wherein digital signals associated with the one or more data converters are routed through the switch fabric; and a signal processing engine coupled to the control logic, wherein the signal processing engine performs on-chip processing of digital signals received from the transceiver block and the data converter physical interface.07-14-2011
20110286540METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TRANSFERRING MULTI-STANDARD RADIO SERVICE DATA - The embodiments of the present invention relate to a method and a device for transferring radio service data. The method includes: designing a radio service frame timing mechanism and/or a rule of filling IQ data for a plurality of standards; configuring frame timing mechanisms corresponding to various services according to the designed radio service frame timing mechanism and/or the rule of filling IQ data for a plurality of standards; and transmitting multi-standard radio service data according to the configured frame timing information and/or methods of mapping IQ containers. The device includes a determination unit, a configuring unit and a transfer unit. Thus, uniform transmission of radio IQ data and frame synchronization for different standards may be enabled via a common radio interface between a Radio Equipment Controller (REC) and a Radio Equipment (RE).11-24-2011
20110286536TRANSMITTING APPARATUS, BODY-INSERTABLE APPARATUS, AND TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING SYSTEM - A transmitting apparatus includes a receiving unit that receives an external specifying signal for specifying a center frequency of data to be transmitted; a control unit that outputs a specifying signal corresponding to the center frequency; and a frequency switching circuit. The frequency switching circuit includes a center frequency adjuster that adjusts a center frequency of a carrier wave that carries the data to be transmitted; a frequency modulator that modulates a frequency of the carrier wave according to the center frequency and the data to be transmitted; and a frequency switching unit that switches the center frequency of the carrier wave on the basis of the specifying signal.11-24-2011
20110286539ADAPTIVE MODULATION METHOD, RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND RADIO DEVICE - A radio device (11-24-2011
20110286538DATA RETRANSMISSION SCHEME - Disclosed are improved retransmission schemes. In one embodiment, a retransmission method includes: receiving, at a protocol layer in a receiver, a data block transmitted from a protocol layer in a transmitter; determining that it is not possible to decode the data block; determining that it is not probable that the data block can be decoded; signaling, from the protocol layer in the receiver, to the protocol layer in the transmitter first feedback information indicating that the data block was received; and signaling, from the protocol layer in the receiver, to the protocol layer in the transmitter second feedback information including information related to the reception time of the data block and indicating that the data block is aborted.11-24-2011
20110286535APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING A SIGNAL AND METHOD OF TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING A SIGNAL - The present invention relates to a method of transmitting and a method of receiving signals and corresponding apparatus. One aspect of the present invention relates to an efficient L1 signaling method for an efficient transmitter and an efficient receiver using the efficient L1 signaling method for an efficient cable broadcasting.11-24-2011
20090129486SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING SECURITY COMMUNICATION PROCESESS IN A SECURITY SYSTEM - A system that provides security communication processes in a security system is provided. The system has a digital signal processor (“DSP”), a memory portion and a coder/decoder (“CODEC”). The DSP implements a plurality of different communication processes. The memory portion has a plurality of communication algorithms that implement a corresponding communication process within the DSP. The CODEC is connected to the DSP to convert analog signals into digital signals prior to being sent to the DSP and to convert digital signals sent from the DSP into analog signals. The DSP is connected to the memory portion to enable retrieval of the at least one communication algorithm for use in implementing the corresponding communication process.05-21-2009
20110261892COMMUNICATIONS APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR - When exchanging communication parameter setting information on a wireless network, a communications apparatus selects between a first operation mode in which communications parameter information is exchanged with a specific communications apparatus and a second operation mode in which communications parameter information is exchanged with an unspecified number of communications apparatus. Depending on the selected operation mode, the communications apparatus control security upon holding the communications parameter information exchanged with the specific communications apparatus and the communications parameter information exchanged with the unspecified number of communications apparatus.10-27-2011
20090147865Uplink feedback for supporting MIMO operation in the LTE downlink - A quantization method of transmission of channel quality information (CQI) includes measuring two measurements SINRs and calculating a difference (i.e., Delta SINR) between the two measurements of the SINRs; determining a CQI06-11-2009
20100124290Digital Signal Transmission for Wireless Communication - A signal is digitally processed for transmission based on a digital baseband input signal. The digital signal is modulated to generate a digital pulse signal at a sample frequency, and an RF transmit signal is generated at a transmit frequency responsive to the pulse signal, where the sample frequency is a multiple of the transmit frequency. In various embodiments, a digital transmitter implementing the invention includes a baseband modem, a modulator, and an amplifier. The modem operates on a digital input signal at a baseband frequency and generates a processed signal which is modulated by the modulator, such as a sigma-delta modulator, to generate a digital pulse signal at a sample frequency. The digital pulse signal drives the amplifier which produces a RF transmit signal at a transmit frequency for transmission using an antenna.05-20-2010
20130022136INTEGRATED CIRCUIT ENABLING THE COMMUNICATION OF DATA AND A METHOD OF COMMUNICATING DATA IN AN INTEGRATED CIRCUIT - An integrated circuit enabling the communication of data is described. The integrated circuit comprises an input/output port; a plurality of data converter circuits; and programmable interconnect circuits coupled between the input/output port and the plurality of data converter circuits, the programmable interconnect circuits enabling a connection of the plurality of data converter circuits to the input/output port of the integrated circuit. A method of enabling the communication of data in an integrated circuit is also described.01-24-2013
20100086064HIERARCHICAL MODULATING METHOD, HIERARCHICAL DE-MODULATING METHOD, TRANSMITTER PERFORMING HIERARCHICAL MODULATION AND RECEIVER PERFORMING HIERARCHICAL DE-MODULATION - A modulation mapper selects respective data blocks (DBs) hierarchically and sequentially in a descending order of a transmission power ratio control by a gain multiplexer; decides, from a resource element group, unused REs to which modulation symbols can be allocated; and decides the allocation of modulation symbols in the REs. A channel resource element mapper performs the mapping of modulation symbols of the respective DBs to the REs on the basis for the decided allocation. A complex-value transmission signal is generated from the group of REs.04-08-2010
20090207923Time domain symbols - Methods and apparatus are described for time domain signals. A method includes creating a bipolar pulse whose high (up) and low (down) periods are separately and precisely controllable.08-20-2009
20100080307RANDOM ACCESS PREAMBLE STRUCTURE IN EXTENDED CELLS ENVIRONMENT - Provided is a method of forming a random access preamble structure for an extended cell radius in a cellular system, the method including: generating a cyclic prefix (CP), which is the sum of a maximum delay spread and the maximum round trip delay according to the extended cell; generating a preamble sequence part. The method is used to form a preamble structure for an extended cell radius from among random access preamble structures transmitted when initial synchronization is achieved, when synchronization is lost, or when a handover is performed, during a random access process of the cellular system.04-01-2010
20110200124PSEUDO RANDOM SIGNAL GENERATING APPARATUS, COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM, AND IMAGE FORMING SYSTEM - The present invention provides a pseudo random signal generation circuit including: pattern signal output circuit including N stages of D flip-flops (DFF), and that outputs a pattern signal repeating bit patterns of 208-18-2011
20120106663METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING DATA - Embodiments in accordance with the present invention provide a method for transmitting a data frame between a battery management system (BMS) and an associated device. The battery management system is coupled to an associated device via a one-wire bi-directional communication line. The method includes obtaining a control right of the one-wire bi-directional communication line and determining a target device based on a frame header by sending the frame header of a data frame by a source device; sending a specific data byte of the data frame from the source device to the target device; checking whether an acknowledge character from the target device is received by the source device within a predetermined time period; and releasing the control right of the one-wire bi-directional communication line if the acknowledge character is received within the predetermined time period by the source device or otherwise resending the data frame.05-03-2012
20120106662WIRELESS COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, DECODING PROCESSING METHOD AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A wireless communication apparatus includes a demodulator that demodulates data on which coding processing is performed for each first block unit and channel coding processing included in the coding processing is performed for each second block unit smaller than the first block unit by a transmission side wireless communication apparatus, and a decoder that performs decoding processing of the demodulated data for each unit of processing including at least one second block unit.05-03-2012
20120106661APERIODIC CHANNEL QUALITY INFORMATION SENDING METHOD - The present invention provides an aperiodic channel quality information sending method and a mobile terminal. The method comprises: a mobile terminal and network side pre-appointing one or more transmission modes which support the forming of dual flow beam, and aperiodic channel quality information CQI feedback mode(s) corresponding to the transmission modes; the network side indicating the mobile terminal with one pre-appointed transmission mode to be adopted, wherein when the mobile terminal receiving the indication of adopting the one pre-appointed transmission mode, the mobile terminal adopts the aperiodic CQI feedback mode corresponding to the one pre-appointed transmission mode to feed back the CQI information to the network side. The method of the present invention facilitates the reduction of signaling overhead and feedback overhead, the increase of the feedback dimensionality of the channel information, and the improvement of the throughput of the system.05-03-2012
20120106660RECEPTION APPARATUS, RECEPTION METHOD, DEMODULATION APPARATUS, DEMODULATION METHOD, AND PROGRAM - Disclosed herein is a reception apparatus including: a reception section configured to receive a signal modulated by a predetermined system defined by a predetermined standard; a decoding section configured to decode transmission parameters included in the received signal; an acquisition section configured to acquire from among sequentially decoded transmission parameters the parameters used in a demodulation process performed on the received signal; and a control section configured such that if the acquired transmission parameters used in the demodulation process on the received signal are different from the sequentially decoded transmission parameters, then the control section controls the demodulation process on the received signal based on newly decoded transmission parameters.05-03-2012
20120106659DIGITAL RETRO-DIRECTIVE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREOF - The present invention relates to a digital retro-directive system and method thereof for receiving incoming signals from a transmitting source by means of at least two antennas and transmitting outgoing signals back, substantially simultaneously, towards said transmitting source through said at least two antennas irrespective of the location of one antenna with respect to another and without calculating phase differences between said outgoing signals.05-03-2012
20120106658Mixed-Mode Wireless Device Operation - Systems and methods to operate wireless devices are provided herein. In an exemplary system a first wireless device coupled to a consumer electronics device is operated in a sleep mode. It is determined whether there is a second device is operating in the same bandwidth spectrum as the first device. If there is a second device operating in the same bandwidth spectrum, then the first device is switched to a sniff mode of operation.05-03-2012
20120106657DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEM WITH COMBINATION OF BOTH ALL DIGITAL TRANSPORT AND HYBRID DIGITAL/ANALOG TRANPSORT - A communication system includes master host unit, hybrid expansion unit, analog remote antenna unit, and digital remote antenna unit. Master host unit communicates analog signals with at least a first service provider interface using first bands of analog spectrum. Master host unit and hybrid expansion unit communicate first N-bit words of digitized spectrum over first digital link. Hybrid expansion unit converts between first N-bit words and second bands of analog spectrum. Hybrid expansion unit and analog remote antenna unit communicate second bands over analog medium. Analog remote antenna unit transmits and receives first plurality of wireless signals over air interfaces. Master host unit and digital remote antenna unit communicate second N-bit words of digitized spectrum over second digital link. Digital remote antenna unit converts between second N-bit words and third bands of analog spectrum. Digital remote antenna unit transmits and receives second wireless signals over air interfaces.05-03-2012
20120082251SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR REPRESENTING A MULTI-TONE SIGNAL - The present invention is related to a system (04-05-2012
20110268200DELAYED ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS FOR LOW-OVERHEAD COMMUNICATION IN A NETWORK - Communicating between stations over a shared medium comprises: receiving a first waveform at a first station transmitted over the shared medium from a second station, the first waveform including a payload having multiple segments, and during reception of a first segment of the payload, initiating processing of one or more segments of the payload received before the first segment of the payload to generate acknowledgement information that specifies which of one or more segments of the payload including the one or more processed segments have been correctly decoded by the first station; transmitting a second waveform from the first station over the shared medium, the second waveform including the acknowledgement information; and transmitting a third waveform from the first station over the shared medium, after transmitting the second waveform, the third waveform including acknowledgement information that specifies which of one or more segments of the payload including the first segment of the payload have been correctly decoded by the first station.11-03-2011
20090285313RADIO TRANSMITTER, RADIO RECEIVER, SYSTEM AND METHOD WITH A RADIO TRANSMITTER AND RADIO RECEIVER - A radio transmitter is provided at least comprising a signal generator for generating a continuous signal and an antenna for outputting a transmission signal, wherein at least one output of the signal generator is connected with at least one input of the antenna. Herein, the signal generator is connected with the antenna via an interrupt unit connected between the two for selectively interrupting and maintaining a signal connection between the signal generator and the antenna.11-19-2009
20110170620Method, Device, and System for Data Communication with Preamble for Reduced Switching Noise - A data communication device or system includes a preamble unit and a data interface. The preamble unit generates or detects a first preamble having a first length for a first data line, and generates or detects a second preamble having a second length for a second data line. The first length is different from the second length, and data on the first and second data lines form parallel data. The data interface communicates a first data with the first preamble via the first data line and communicates a second data with the second preamble via the second data line. The respective length and/or respective pattern of each preamble are adjustable and/or programmable.07-14-2011
20090279618WIRELESS TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING DEVICE AND METHOD - A wireless device, method, and signal for use in communication of a wireless packet between transmitting device and a wireless receiving device via a plurality of antennas, wherein a signal generator generates wireless packet including a short-preamble sequence used for a first automatic gain control (AGC), a first long-preamble sequence, a signal field used for conveying a length of the wireless packet, an AGC preamble sequence used for a second AGC to be performed after the first AGC, a second long-preamble sequence, and a data field conveying data. The AGC preamble sequence is transmitted in parallel by the plurality of antennas.11-12-2009
20090296831Wireless Communication Method and System - Wireless communication method for wireless communication from transmitter to receiver, comprising: 12-03-2009
20110268201METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RANDOM ACCESS CHANNEL PROBE INITIALIZATION USING TRANSMIT DIVERSITY - Embodiments of the present invention may separately utilize transmit paths of a mobile transmit diversity device to initialize communication with a base station over a random access channel, particularly where the transmit paths have power amplifiers with different characteristics, e.g., different power amplification.11-03-2011
20110268202TRANSMISSION UNIT ADOPTING A DIFFERENTIAL VOLTAGE DRIVING SYSTEM, TRANSMISSION UNIT AND RECEIVING UNIT SELECTIVELY ADOPTING A DIFFERENTIAL CURRENT DRIVING SYSTEM, DIFFERENTIAL VOLTAGE DRIVING SYSTEM, AND INTERFACE SYSTEM - In the transmitter, receiver and interface system capable of selective adoption of a differential current driving scheme and a differential voltage driving scheme, a differential current driving scheme and a differential voltage driving scheme can be selectively adopted in one semiconductor chip depending upon the states of the transmission lines, so that effective data transmission is possible and common parts can be shared, whereby a design time can be shortened and a layout area can be reduced.11-03-2011
20120294378System and Method for Multi-Power Signaling Device - There is provided a system and method for operating multi-power signaling device. There is provided a system comprising a memory, a transmitter, and a processor. The processor chooses a power level from a plurality of transmit power levels to be used as the strength for broadcasting the next signal to be broadcasted. The selected power level value is converted into a digital value and inserted into the data content of the signal to be broadcasted. The transmitter broadcasts the signal at the strength of the prior selected power level.11-22-2012
20110206143Scalable DigRF Architecture - An embodiment of the invention provides a communication device (08-25-2011
20110206142RECEIVING SYSTEM FOR USE IN NEAR FIELD COMMUNICATION AND MODE DETECTION METHOD THEREFORE - A method of detecting a communication mode is provided to rapidly detect which one of near field communication (NFC) protocols includes a communication frame pattern of data provided to a receiving device. The method includes receiving a communication frame pattern of data transmitted from an NFC initiator after synchronizing the communication frame pattern with a predetermined sampling clock. The detection of the communication mode may be done by analyzing a start pattern out of the communication frame pattern. Since a communication mode is rapidly detected and data is automatically received without performing an additional operation to set the communication mode, operation performance of a receiving device is improved.08-25-2011
20110007827CONCEALMENT OF TRANSMISSION ERROR IN A DIGITAL AUDIO SIGNAL IN A HIERARCHICAL DECODING STRUCTURE - A method is provided for concealing a transmission error in a digital signal chopped into a plurality of successive frames associated with different time intervals in which, on reception, the signal may comprise erased frames and valid frames, the valid frames comprising information relating to the concealment of frame loss. The method is implemented during a hierarchical decoding using a core decoding and a transform-based decoding using windows introducing a time delay of less than a frame with respect to the core decoding. The method includes concealing a first set of missing samples for the erased frame, implemented in a first time interval; a step of concealing a second set of missing samples utilizing information of said valid frame and implemented in a second time interval; and a step of transition between the first and the second set of missing samples to obtain at least part of the missing frame.01-13-2011
20110007825Method for generation of cyclic shift amount set and method for generation of random access preamble - A Method for generation of Ncs set and a method for generation of random access preamble are disclosed. The method for generation of Ncs set comprises the following steps: determine an upper limit value Ncs_max of Ncs according to a maximum cell radius value which is required to be supported by a random access channel RACH, and select Ncs values which are less than or equal to the Ncs_max to be elements of an initial Ncs set; calculate a root sequence number Nr corresponding to each element in the initial Ncs set according to formula Nr=┌M/└Npre/Ncs┘┐; and delete elements in the initial Ncs set which have the same Nr value with other elements so as to generate a screening Ncs set in which each element has a different Nr value; if N, the number of the elements in the screening Ncs set, is greater than P, the number of maximum Ncs supported by the system, then delete N−P elements from the set so as to generate a final Ncs set; else regard the screening Ncs set as the final Ncs set; wherein, M is a preamble number required by each cell, and Npre is the length of preamble sequence.01-13-2011
20130010880Feedback Framework for MIMO Operation in Heterogeneous Communication Network - There is provided a mechanism providing a flexible feedback framework operating in different scenarios, such as heterogeneous network deployments. Antenna information are sent from a scheduler element to a UE, the antenna information including information indicating a grouping of one or more antenna in closely spaced antenna groups of one or more transmit points. The UE selects at least one of precoding codewords and amplitude weight parameters for each closely spaced antenna group, and determines information related to a sub-band precoder and a transmit point related combiner. The processing results are indicated to the scheduler by means of sending indices related to a wide-band long-term precoder and a sub-band short-term precoder. The scheduler processes these results for determining a joint precoder.01-10-2013
20080273605HIGH BANDWIDTH DATA TRANSPORT SYSTEM - The present invention provides for a methods, system, and apparatus relating to data transmission. One method of the present invention includes representing data using at least one ultra wideband pulse, sending the at least one ultra wideband pulse over an electrically conductive guided media, and recovering the data from the at least one ultra wideband pulse. The present invention can be used in conjunction with telephony applications, cable TV applications, power line applications, fiber optic applications, and data bus applications.11-06-2008
20120195387Communication Device and Communication Method - There is provided a communication device. The communication device includes: a first communication module configured to detect an external communication device in accordance with a first communication mode and communicate with the detected external communication device in accordance with the first communication mode; a second communication module configured to detect an external communication device in accordance with a second communication mode and communicate with the detected external communication device in accordance with the second communication mode, wherein power consumption of the second communication mode is lower than that of the first communication mode; a controller configured to: i) cause the second communication module to detect the external communication device in accordance with the second communication mode; and ii) connect the first communication module to the external communication device detected by the second communication module in accordance with the first communication mode.08-02-2012
20110206144RECEIVER AND TRANSMISSION/RECEPTION SYSTEM - In a wireless receiver, a “variance” of an intermediate output signal of a demodulation section is calculated by a variance calculation section, and the calculated variance is used as a signal quality indicator which indicates the degree of goodness of a receiving condition. For example, when the “variance” is small, a gain of a low-noise amplifier is reduced, or an operation clock frequency of a baseband oscillator is reduced, etc. Thus, when the receiving condition indicated by the indicator is good and sufficient performance is ensured, the performance can be slightly lowered to reduce power consumption. The “variance” is a compact indicator which can be calculated using a simple operation, and is used as a new signal quality indicator.08-25-2011
20090129487METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR GENERATING AND PROCESSING TRANSMITTER SIGNALS - Transmitter signals are modulated with one or more codes which may represent a pulse even though the code(s) are not shaped as pulses. The code(s) may be generated by defining a pulse by its Fourier components, and then adding random phases to the Fourier components. A time-domain signal may then be created, which may serve as the code to be modulated on a carrier wave. Upon reflection of the transmitter signal, the received signal may be processed by a receiver to recover the pulse. The time-of-flight of the transmitter signal can then be determined, enabling distance measurements to be made.05-21-2009
20120069920COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND COMMUNICATION METHOD - A wireless communication apparatus and a wireless communication method wherein even when the permissible delay amount of data is small, the permissible delay thereof can be satisfied. A data type determining part (03-22-2012
20120069919CODEBOOK GENERATING METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR GENERATING A CODEBOOK FOR MULTI-POLARIZED MULTIPLE-INPUT MULTIPLE-OUTPUT (MIMO) SYSTEMS - A method of generating a codebook for a multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) system is provided. The codebook generation method includes: assigning a single-polarized precoding matrix to diagonal blocks among a plurality of blocks arranged in a block diagonal format in which a number of diagonal blocks corresponds to a number of polarization directions of transmitting antennas; and assigning a zero matrix to remaining blocks excluding the diagonal blocks.03-22-2012
20120069918Re-Configurable Array from Distributed Apertures on Portable Devices - The present invention features novel methods of implementing configurable arrays for personal portable devices including hand-held mobile devices and re-locatable wireless devices, utilizing a wireless communications system that employs multiple individual hubs and/or base-stations. The digital beam forming (DBF) methodology utilizes multiple low gain elements conformal to the mechanical contours of handheld devices to function as arrays. The distributed N element arrays dynamically provide the options of reconfigurable shaped beams with near hemispheric radiation patterns for various handheld orientations and conditions by various users, while also supporting operations of multiple orthogonal beams concurrently connecting to multiple hubs. The larger the N becomes, the more flexibility the residing devices can provide.03-22-2012
20120069917SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PUCCH SUBBAND FEEDBACK SIGNALING IN A WIRELESS NETWORK - A mobile station for use in a wireless network. The mobile station transmits feedback reports to a base station of the wireless network. The feedback reports comprise a first feedback report, a second feedback report and a third feedback report. The first feedback report includes a precoder type indication (PTI) value that indicates at least one of a period of the second feedback report and a period of the third feedback report. The PTI value indicates a ratio of the second feedback report period to the third feedback report period. The PTI value also indicates the selected feedback information contained in the second feedback report and the third feedback report.03-22-2012
20120069915RATE MATCHING APPARATUS AND RATE MATCHING METHOD THEREOF - Provided is a rate matching apparatus. The rate matching apparatus includes interleavers, dummy bit removers, a bit collector, a memory and a selector. The interleavers interleave code blocks, respectively. The dummy bit removers remove dummy bits of the interleaved code blocks, respectively. The bit collector collects code blocks with the dummy bits removed by bit units, and divides a collected data bit stream into systematic data and parity data. The memory stores the systematic data and the parity data in parallel. The selector outputs in parallel a plurality of data bits which are selected from the systematic data and parity data of the memory.03-22-2012
20120069914EFFICIENT COMPRESSED SENSING CHANNEL ESTIMATION FOR SINGLE-CARRIER COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS - Methods and devices for receiving wireless signals employ compressed sensing-based estimation techniques to receive single-carrier transmissions, exploiting the common sparseness of the wireless channel, enabling signal reception in the presence of significant Delay and Doppler spreads. When implemented for an ATSC or ATSC-M/H mobile TV standard signal, the compressed sensing channel estimation algorithm enables data reception in Delay and Doppler spread conditions beyond the capabilities of conventional channel estimation methods.03-22-2012
20090185629Coding a signal with a shuffled-Hadamard function - A method can include receiving, at an electronic transmitter device, for communication to an electronic receiver device, a first data value corresponding to one of a plurality of predetermined data values; identifying, from a matrix of data bits having the form of a 207-23-2009
20110222613POWER EFFICIENT COMMUNICATIONS - A method, system, and device provide power-efficient communications within the context of available power. Transmission and receipt data rates are scalable in accordance with output power available from a power source. Data is transmitted at a data rate determined, at least in part, by the available output power.09-15-2011
20100002779MECHANISM FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF RECEIVERS/DECODERS CONNECTIONS - The present invention relates to a communication device, comprising modulation and demodulation means, connected to a communication network and to at least one receiver/decoder, comprising means of selecting among the following different possibilities, depending on the available bandwidth on the communication network, upon receipt of a request originating from said receiver/decoder: transmit the request unmodified to said network; or modify the request in order to request a feed of lesser quality; or refuse to transmit the request to said network and broadcast to the receiver/decoder a preconfigured multimedia file. The present invention also relates to a communication method.01-07-2010
20110222612METHOD FOR DETERMINING SIGNAL PHASE ROTATION OF SUB-CHANNELS WITHIN A TRANSMISSION BANDWIDTH - A method for determining signal phase rotation of sub-channels within a contiguous transmission bandwidth comprises the steps of: determining a fundamental set of phase rotations; performing a cyclic shift operation for the fundamental set of phase rotations to generate a cyclic-shifted set of phase rotations; multiplying the cyclic-shifted set of phase rotations by a complex constant to generate a final set of phase rotations; and determining the phase rotation of each sub-channel within the contiguous transmission bandwidth according to the final set of phase rotations.09-15-2011
20090080541METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TRANSMISSION AND/OR RECEPTION OF SIGNALS UTILIZING A DELAY CIRCUIT AND DDFS - Aspects of a method and system for transmission and/or reception of signals utilizing a delay circuit and a DDFS are provided. In this regard, a first signal may be delayed by 90°, via a plurality of delay elements and variable capacitance, to generate a second signal. The first and second signal may be mixed to generate a first LO signal, which may be utilized for a first frequency conversion. A second LO signal may be generated via a DDFS and may be utilized for a second frequency conversion. A digital input word of the DDFS, a value of the variable capacitance, and/or at least a portion of the delay elements, may be programmatically controlled based on a desired frequency for transmission and/or desired frequency for reception. The first frequency conversions may be up-conversions and/or down-conversions to/from baseband, one or more intermediate frequencies, and/or RF.03-26-2009
20090080542Interference Mitigation For Impulse-Based Communication - In a pulse-based communication system a transmitting device may generate a series of pulses to convey information via a communication medium to a receiving device. In some situations, interference from one or more interfering devices may alter the pulse energy as it is transmitted through the communication medium. To mitigate the effect of such interference, a receiving device may mark certain received pulses as erasures. In this way, such pulses may be ignored during the decoding operation of the receiver.03-26-2009
20110228867REMOTE ANTENNA SYSTEM - Various methods, apparatuses, and systems are described in which a WAP is coupled to an antenna unit and provides a wireless LAN. In one embodiment, the antenna unit includes at least one remote antenna circuit having one or more ports to receive a control signal and a transmit signal transmitted from the WAP located in a multi-tone transmitter-receiver. Each remote antenna circuit includes a transmit amplifier unit that amplifies the transmit signal, a receive amplifier unit that amplifies a receive signal, and control unit that receives the control signal. The control unit controls an operation of the transmit and the receive amplifier units to extend a range of the wireless WAP with the at least one remote antenna circuit.09-22-2011
20110228866BROADCASTING METHOD FOR SENDING SIGNAL CONTAINING PREDETERMINED INFORMATION AND RADIO APPARATUS - A control information extraction unit receives information on a frame that contains at least a plurality slots from an access control apparatus for controlling communications between radio apparatuses. The control information extraction unit generates a frame that contains at least a plurality of slots in such a manner as to synchronize with the frame corresponding to the received information. An estimation unit (09-22-2011
20110228864RESONANCE MITIGATION FOR HIGH-SPEED SIGNALING - The frequency response of a first component signal path of a differential signaling link is adjusted to off-set a notch in the frequency response from a corresponding notch in the frequency response of a second component signal path of the differential signaling link.09-22-2011
20110228861DATA TRANSFER SYSTEM, A RECEPTION DEVICE OF THE DATA TRANSFER SYSTEM AND A CONTROL METHOD OF THE DATA TRANSFER SYSTEM - A data transfer system transfers data via a plurality of signal lines and controls to select the signal lines to adapt reduction and lane reversal. The signal line control unit has a signal creation unit that creates a first selection signal when the signal lines are reduced according to the abnormal detection from the abnormal detection unit, and a signal output unit that outputs a second selection signal when a connection of the second selection signal indicating that any one or both signal line of a second pair of signal lines is changed in case of a lane reversal that connects a plurality of signal lines in a down order from a highest bit to a lowest bit of a sending device side with a plurality of signal in a up order from a highest bit to a lowest bit of a reception device side.09-22-2011
20110222614POWER EFFICIENT COMMUNICATIONS - A method, system, and device provide power-efficient communications within the context of available power. Transmission and receipt data rates are scalable in accordance with output power available from a power source. Data is transmitted at a data rate determined, at least in part, by the available output power.09-15-2011
20080260051Method and apparatus for transmitting information simultaneously to multiple destinations over shared wireless resources - In a method for transmitting data, data intended for each user in a set of users is simultaneously transmitted on a plurality of spatial using common time and frequency resources during a first transmission time interval. At a user, a data stream transmitted is received on a plurality of spatial channels, wherein the plurality of spatial channels share common time and frequency resources during a given transmission interval.10-23-2008
20100150255Semiconductor integrated circuit including transmitter and receiver which conducts loopback test and test method thereof - A semiconductor integrated circuit includes an oscillation circuit for generating multiple clocks of mutually different phases, and is also characterized in selecting a single clock FCLK_P from among multiple clocks FCLK_P [n-1:0] for use in transmitting IQ Serial transmission signals and, utilizing the FCLK_P to transmit an IQ Serial transmission signal.06-17-2010
20120195389SYSTEM INCLUDING REPLY SIGNAL THAT AT LEAST PARTIALLY OVERLAPS REQUEST - A system and method including a receiver and a transmitter. In one embodiment, the method includes transmitting a request signal including sensor measurement range information, and determining a sensor measurement range based on the request signal. A reply signal is transmitted from the transmitter to the receiver, the reply signal including a synchronization signal indicating a time base of the transmitter and data.08-02-2012
20120195388Encoding Apparatus, Encoding Method, and Storage Medium - Encoded data may be generated and transmitted from one computing device to another via a network. To address bandwidth use efficiency issues, an available bandwidth for the other computing device may be determined or acquired. A time at which the available bandwidth is determined/acquired may be estimated. Media data (e.g., audio, video, etc.) may be encoded for transmission. Scheduled change time, at which a setting of an encoding condition is expected to be changed, is further determined. Change timing, at which the setting of an encoding condition is to be changed, is determined on the basis of the scheduled change time and the estimated time. The setting of the encoding condition may then be changed in accordance with the available bandwidth when the change timing is reached.08-02-2012
20120195386Flexibly Targeting Information Sent Over a Broadcast Communications Medium - A system for flexibly targeting information sent over a broadcast communications medium includes a sender of information signals each carrying information and a targeter for use by a user having a receiver with a targeter. There are a number of the receivers constructed and arranged to receive signals from the sender through a broadcast communications medium. The targeter includes a number of selectors associated with an action ID and a number of key value paired, constructed and arranged to indicate action to be taken by a user of a selected receiver in the condition that the selector evaluates to true given the values stored in the targeters.08-02-2012
20100150254COMMUNICATION DEVICE INCORPORATING BEAMFORMING HANDSHAKING - A communication device includes a wireless transmitter, a wireless receiver, and a processing module. The wireless transmitter, the wireless receiver, and/or the processing module facilitate: a control-level communication with another communication device using initial transmit beamforming parameters and initial receive beamforming parameters; a handshake communication with the other communication device to determine adjustments of at least one of the initial transmit beamforming parameters and the initial receive beamforming parameters to produce at least one of adjusted transmit beamforming parameters and adjusted receive beamforming parameters; and a normal-level communication with the other communication device using the at least one of the adjusted transmit beamforming parameters and the adjusted receive beamforming parameters.06-17-2010
20100183082SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TRANSFERRING TELEMETRY DATA BETWEEN A GROUND STATION AND A CONTROL CENTER - Disclosed herein are systems, computer-implemented methods, and tangible computer-readable media for coordinating communications between a ground station, a control center, and a spacecraft. The method receives a call to a simple, unified application programmer interface implementing communications protocols related to outer space, when instruction relates to receiving a command at the control center for the ground station generate an abstract message by agreeing upon a format for each type of abstract message with the ground station and using a set of message definitions to configure the command in the agreed upon format, encode the abstract message to generate an encoded message, and transfer the encoded message to the ground station, and perform similar actions when the instruction relates to receiving a second command as a second encoded message at the ground station from the control center and when the determined instruction type relates to transmitting information to the control center.07-22-2010
20120033748Transmission circuit and communication system - A transmission circuit includes: a plurality of lane blocks arranged in parallel to each other configured to convert parallel data supplied from a corresponding lane into serial data and output the serial data; and a clock enabler block including at least one clock enabler for outputting a drive clock phase-locked with a reference clock to the plurality of lane blocks after a plurality of cycles of the drive clock in response to an enable signal. Each of the plurality of lane blocks has a divider for dividing the drive clock supplied from the clock enabler block to generate a divide clock and a load signal, and a parallel-to-serial converter for converting parallel data supplied from the corresponding lane into serial data in synchronization with the divide clock and the load signal generated by the divider and the drive clock generated by the clock enabler block.02-09-2012
20090296832Low Frequency Bilateral Communication Over Distributed Power Lines - A system and method for providing full-duplex data communications between an electric power distribution station and a power consumer via the power distribution line providing electric power is provided. A first information transmitter, coupled to the power distribution circuit, provides first information signals concurrently with the power signal to the power consumer via the power distribution line. A first information receiver, coupled to a power consumer device powered by the electrical power signal, receives the first information signals via the electric power distribution line. A second information transmitter coupled to the power consumer device provides second information signals concurrently with the electrical power signal. A second information receiver, coupled to the power distribution circuit, receives the second information signals via the electric power distribution line. The information signals transmitted on the power distribution line can be transmitted at a frequency lower than the frequency of the transmitted power signal.12-03-2009
20100189187METHOD FOR DATA RATE MATCHING - A data rate matching method is disclosed. More particularly, a rate matching method using at least two parameters is disclosed. The rate matching method includes selecting bits from an input bitstream using a primary-indication parameter for selecting at least one bit and a secondary indication parameter for canceling the selection using the primary indication parameter or additionally selecting unselected bits, and processing the selected bits according to a rate matching mode so as to generate an output bitstream. By using the rate matching method, high07-29-2010
20100195746BOC SIGNAL ACQUISITION AND TRACKING METHOD AND APPARATUS - A BOC signal acquisition and tracking apparatus and method. In the present invention, at least a BOC signal, a BOC-cos signal and a PRN coded signal are generated for a received signal. Depending on application condition (e.g. acquisition mode or tracking mode), autocorrelation of the BOC signal is combined with cross-correlation of the BOC signal and one of the BOC-cos signal and the PRN coded signal to generate a proper combined correlation result.08-05-2010
20100177831METHOD FOR RECEIVING SYSTEM INFORMATION - A method for a mobile station (MS) to acquire system information of other communication systems via an initial entry communication system in which the mobile station (MS) initially enters via a base station (BS) is disclosed. The BS can deliver system information using a message transmitted to the MS at each frame or at intervals of a periodic time. In other words, the BS delivers specific information indicating whether the system is supported or not in a message. If the system is supported, the BS transmits a message including the system information to the MS. During or after the initial entry, the BS may deliver the system information using messages communicated with the MS. Namely, the BS can voluntarily or on the MS′ demand transmit a message including the system information to the MS indicating whether the system is supported.07-15-2010
20100226447MODULE CONNECTING SYSTEM - An object of the present invention is to provide a module connecting system that can comply flexibly with the number of expansion modules and has an inexpensive and simple configuration. In the configuration of the module connecting system of the present invention, a basic module transmits a repetitive pulse signal to an expansion module, the repetitive pulse signal whose frequency is divided by a frequency dividing circuit included in the expansion module is output as frequency dividing information to the basic module, and the number of expansion modules is determined based on the frequency dividing information.09-09-2010
20100254466METHOD FOR BEAMFORMING TRAINING AND COMMUNICATIONS APPARATUSES UTILIZING THE SAME - A communication system includes a trainee communications device and one or more trainer communications devices. The trainee communications device announces a first period of time for beamforming training, switches a receiving antenna pattern to a sector and stays in the sector for a second period of time. The trainer communications devices transmit one or more predetermined bit sequences in the first period of time. The predetermined bit sequences are transmitted in at least one sector. Each of the predetermined bit sequences carries an identifier identifying the transmitting trainer communications device. The trainee communications device further estimates channel characteristics and computes receiving antenna weighting vectors of the trainer communications devices by using the received predetermined bit sequences, respectively, and the trainer communications devices obtain pertinent information including the estimated channel characteristics and receiving time of the predetermined bit sequences about beamforming training from the trainee communications device.10-07-2010
20110058616METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR WIRELESS TRANSMISSION OF DATA - There are provided methods for selecting a communication protocol for formatting data and for wirelessly transmitting data, preferably medical data, e.g., electrocardiogram data, methods for reducing data and/or selecting from data, methods for adding data, methods for generating trend data, methods for rendering data, methods for inputting and/or transmitting addressee data and for transmitting data to the addressee(s) and/or notifying the addressee(s), and methods for wirelessly transmitting data to a server and transmitting data from the server, as well as systems for carrying out such methods.03-10-2011
20100232525System and Method for Channel Information Feedback in a Wireless Communications System - A system and method for channel information feedback in a wireless communications system is provided. A method for communications device operation includes receiving a pilot transmitted by a controller, computing a channel estimate for a channel between the controller and a communications device, the computing based on the pilot, computing a channel correlation matrix for the channel based on the channel estimate, and transmitting a reduced rank representation of the channel correlation matrix to the controller as a first feedback information. The method also includes adapting a first codebook based on the reduced rank representation of the channel correlation matrix, computing a representation of the channel using the adapted codebook, transmitting the representation of the channel as a second feedback information, and receiving a transmission beamformed based on the first feedback information and the second feedback information09-16-2010
20100118988METHOD AND APPARATUS RELATED TO ON-BOARD MESSAGE REPEATING FOR VEHICLE CONSIST COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM - A communications method for a vehicle consist (05-13-2010
20100118986ACKNOWLEDGEMENT METHOD AND APPARATUS OF AGGREGATED FRAME IN WIDEBAND HIGH FREQUENCY WIRELESS SYSTEM - Provided are an acknowledgement (ACK) method and apparatus of an aggregated frame in a wideband high frequency wireless system. The ACK method of a destination apparatus in the wideband high frequency wireless system includes reading subframes included in an aggregated frame during a predetermined period of time when receiving the aggregated frame, and generating an ACK frame including information about a reading result of the aggregated frame during the predetermined period of time.05-13-2010
20100054347DEVICE AND METHOD FOR GENERATING A SIGNAL TO BE TRANSMITTED OR A SIGNAL TO BE DECODED - For generating a signal to be transmitted original information is encoded into a main channel and a side channel, wherein the side channel is more robust against channel influences than the main channel. On the receiver side, when the receive quality is above a threshold, which is necessitated to execute a successful decoding of the main channel, the main channel is reproduced. If the receive quality falls below this threshold, however, the side channel is reproduced which may have less bits than the main channel and which is a correspondingly lower quality representation of the original information than the main channel.03-04-2010
20090285312Distribution of bits over radio channels taking account of radio channel quality - A transmitter, provided with a sequence of bits for transmission to a receiver, carries out coding of the bit sequence and distribution of the bits of the coded bit sequence over a number of radio channels according to a distribution pattern. Based on the distribution pattern, important features of the bits of the coded bit sequence and information regarding a quality of at least one of the radio channels are taken into account. These important features correspond to a significance of each bit on decoding by the receiver. The transmitter transmits the bits of the coded bit sequence using the number of radio channels according to the executed distribution.11-19-2009
20100266053WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD, RADIO TRANSMITTER APPARATUS AND RADIO RECEIVER APPARATUS - A wireless communication method, a radio transmitter apparatus and a radio receiver apparatus wherein a signal sequence, which is used in a reception process using a first modulation scheme and can be generated from a signal sequence prepared for a reception process and used in a second modulation scheme, is employed, thereby achieving a performance to a similar extent to the reception process performance using the second modulation scheme. A radio transmitter apparatus (10-21-2010
20090323833VERSATILE PLATFORM FOR BROADBAND WIRELESS SYSTEM DESIGN AND PROTOTYPING USING SOFTWARE DEFINED RADIO METHODOLOGY - The present invention relates to software defined radio (SDR) based wireless communication platform and, in particular, to a wireless communication system platform adapted for software defined radio methodology which would provide for a development platform for software defined radio implementation favouring programmability at the baseband and RF sections. Advantageously the system of the invention favours appropriate communication technique to match the environment and specifications of the user and supports a selective manner of up-converting the baseband signal which avoids the need for any sideband rejection filter at the RF output section thereby making the system also simple and cost-effective.12-31-2009
20090323834MULTI-CARRIER COMMUNICATION APPARATUS - A local carrier wave output from a synthesizer to quadrature demodulators is multiplied by an offset that makes a frequency shift by an integer number of subcarriers in units of sub-carrier bands. The offset is set to a value obtained by multiplying the number sequentially counted up from 0 to the number of unused sub-carriers included in guard tones in a signal band by the bandwidth of a sub-carrier. By shifting the frequency of the local carrier wave at the time of quadrature demodulation with the offset, the SNR of a baseband signal is prevented from being constantly degraded by a frequency characteristic possessed by the circuit of a receiver in a particular sub-carrier signal. Especially, by preventing a pilot signal from being constantly degraded, the signal can be received with higher accuracy.12-31-2009
20100296591UNIFIED DESIGN AND CENTRALIZED SCHEDULING FOR DYNAMIC SIMO, SU-MIMO AND MU-MIMO OPERATION FOR RL TRANSMISSIONS - Systems and methods facilitate pilot signal design, power control, data rate determination, and channel assignment in the reverse link of a wireless communication system for dynamic scheduling and joint operation in SIMO, SU-MIMO, and MU-MIMO. Pilot signal is based on periodic transmissions of multiple sounding reference sequences for channel estimation. Power control is based on a reference signal at a predetermined power spectral density (PSD) level, and on an offset PSD determined and QC signaled based on an antenna that transmits the reference signal, other cell interference, and power amplifier headroom. PSD levels for SIMO/MIMO data transmissions are determined based on channel estimates and the predetermined PSD and offset PSD. Such data PSD levels are employed to generate data rates, and to dynamically schedule data streams for communication. Communication resources are conveyed through a channel assignment with an overhead that depends on the maximum multiplexing order of the estimated channel.11-25-2010
20100296592SIGNAL PROCESSING CIRCUIT, SIGNAL PROCESSING METHOD AND RECORDING MEDIUM - A signal processing circuit, a signal processing method and a recording medium suppressing occurrence of unnecessary waves are provided. A timing generation means which generates timing to select a signal of a predetermined local frequency in a set time period and not to select any signal of all local frequencies in a different set time period, and a plurality of switches which switch over a signal of the local frequency from each multiband generator to the transmission mixer by an instruction from the timing generation means are included.11-25-2010
20100309993Method and Apparatus for Sequencing ZC Sequences of a Random Access Channel - The present invention provides a method and apparatus for sequencing ZC sequences of a random access channel. The method comprises: setting α as a logical index of each ZC sequence, and u as a physical index of said each ZC sequence, wherein 1≦u≦N−1, 0≦α≦N−2, and N is the length of said each ZC sequence; establishing a mapping relationship between the logical index and the physical index: u=N/2 is taken as a symmetry axis, α is mapped to u in a manner of longitudinal symmetry, and on the upper side of the symmetry axis, u monotonously decreases or increases, while on the lower side of the symmetry axis, u monotonously increases or decreases. This method ensures that the PRACHs of the UEs using different sequences in a same cell have similar coverage, thus the flexibility of cell planning is increased.12-09-2010
20100322324MAPPING PHICH RESOURCES - Transmissions are received on a plurality of uplink physical resource blocks. An acknowledgement or negative acknowledgement for each of the received transmissions is mapped to a downlink channel, such that linear increasing sequential indices of the physical resource blocks map to linear increasing sequential indices of n groups of the downlink channel which repeat until all the physical resource blocks are mapped, in which the downlink channel comprises a plurality of n groups.12-23-2010
20110110437IDENTIFICATION OF PACKET TRAFFIC TRANSMITTED BY VARIOUS DEVICES OPERATED IN MULTIPLE OVERLAPPED FREQUENCY BANDS IN PACKET-BASED OFDM SYSTEMS - Techniques for header encoding include encoding a plurality of bits using a forward error correction code, generating an FEC codeword comprising a plurality of encoded bits, and concatenating a first copy of the FEC codeword with a second copy of the FEC codeword, wherein the concatenating comprises cyclically shifting by two bits the second concatenated copy of the FEC codeword relative to the first concatenated copy of the FEC codeword, wherein the encoded bits of the first and second copies of the FEC codewords are modulated on at least one OFDM symbol. techniques for header decoding include receiving a plurality of encoded bits comprising at least two concatenated copies of an FEC codeword, decoding a first copy of the FEC codeword to generate a first plurality of decoded bits, and decoding a second copy of the FEC codeword to generate a second plurality of decoded bits.05-12-2011
20090213942DATA COMMUNICATIONS - Data communication apparatus comprising transmission means adapted to transmit data as the ratio of pairs of frequencies between objects that are moving relative to one another. It is particularly applicable to acoustic data communications at ultrasound frequencies in air.08-27-2009
20100329365METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR USING TONES IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - Methods and apparatus for allocating repeating time periods in a wireless, communication system. A timing reference, such as a beacon is identified. An overhead set of repeating time periods is identified, the overhead set of repeating time periods having an overhead signal periodicity related to the beacon. A. data payload set of repeating time periods having a data payload periodicity related to the beacon time period is identified. The overhead set of repeating time periods is divided into a fixed bit-use subset of repeating time periods and a flexible bit use subset of repeating time periods.12-30-2010
20110243256ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND STARTUP CONTROL METHOD - In one embodiment, there is provided an electronic apparatus into which a removable storage medium having a wireless communication function is inserted. The apparatus includes: a generator that generates a first key for encoding data, and a second key for decoding the data encoded by the first key; a storage medium controller that writes first data into the storage medium when starting up the electronic apparatus, and monitor whether or not the first data are rewritten to second data; a decoder that decodes the second data using the second key when the storage medium controller determines that the first data are written to the second data; and a startup controller that determines whether or not the decoded second data are identical to the first data, and stop starting up the electronic apparatus when determining that the decoded second data are not identical to the first data.10-06-2011
20110026613COMMUNICATION SYSTEM FOR A CONTROL CHANNEL, AND CORRESPONDING METHOD AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT - A communication system for an HDMI communication interface CEC channel includes a communication module for receiving messages via the CEC channel, a processing unit for processing the received messages and an oscillator for driving the communication module. When the interface is in an active mode, the system is operative to activate the timer upon detection of the start of transmission of a first message, detect the initial bit of the first message, reconstruct and process the first message, and switch the interface from the active mode to standby by deactivating the oscillator. When the interface is in standby, the system is operative to switch the interface to the active condition by activating the oscillator and the timer when the start of a transmission of a second message is detected, detect the initial bit of a transmission of the second message, and reconstruct and process the second message.02-03-2011
20110110439Wireless transmission apparatus, wireless reception apparatus, wireless communication system, and wireless communication method - Disclosed herein is a wireless transmission apparatus including: a wireless transmission block having an oscillator for oscillating a signal having a local oscillation frequency, the wireless transmission block being configured to transmit a digital signal on the basis of a signal having a local oscillation frequency oscillated by the oscillator to the reception side.05-12-2011
20110019749METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DELAY SPREAD ESTIMATION - Methods for calculating a delay spread estimate in an OFDM-receiver are described, along with computer program products and electronic apparatuses for performing the methods. The methods comprise determining a position of an FFT-window in relation to one or more OFDM-symbols of a received OFDM-signal and using the determined position to obtain a first OFDM-symbol from the received OFDM-signal. An FFT is applied to the first OFDM-symbol to produce an FFT-output signal. A frequency dependent phase rotation component of the FFT-output signal is determined and removed from the FFT-output signal. A number of zero-crossings of at least one of a real component and an imaginary component of a transfer function of a channel, over which the received OFDM-signal has been transmitted, derived from the FFT-output signal where the frequency dependent phase rotation component has been removed is determined, and a delay spread estimate is calculated based on the determined number of zero-crossings.01-27-2011
20110019751ADAPTIVE ALLOCATION FOR VARIABLE BANDWIDTH MULTICARRIER COMMUNICATION - Data is distributed among the channels of an asynchronous data subscriber loop (ADSL) communications system in accordance with an adaptive algorithm which from time to time measures the signal to noise ratio of the various channels and finds a margin for each channel dependent on achievement (where possible) of a given bit error rate and a desired data transmission rate. The margin distribution is achieved by augmenting the constellation signal to noise ratio to enhance computational efficiency and allow redetermination of bit allocation tables during transmission as necessary. Pairs of bit allocation tables are maintained at the transmitter and receiver and one table of each pair at the transmitter and receiver is updated while the other pair is in use for controlling communication.01-27-2011
20110019750MAC EXTENSIONS FOR SMART ANTENNA SUPPORT - Apparatus and methods implement aggregation frames and allocation frames. The aggregation frames include a plurality of MSDUs or fragments thereof aggregated or otherwise combined together. An aggregation frame makes more efficient use of the wireless communication resources. The allocation frame defines a plurality of time intervals. The allocation frame specifies a pair of stations that are permitted to communicate with each other during each time interval as well as the antenna configuration to be used for the communication. This permits stations to know ahead of time when they are to communicate, with which other stations and the antenna configuration that should be used. A buffered traffic field can also be added to the frames to specify how much data remains to be transmitted following the current frame. This enables network traffic to be scheduled more effectively.01-27-2011
20110019752METHOD FOR MAPPING PHYSICAL RANDOM ACCESS CHANNELS - A method for mapping physical random access channel (PRACHs) is provided in the present invention, wherein W PRACHs have the same time domain location and the serial number of each PRACH is w=0, 1, 2, . . . , W−1. The method includes: mapping the PRACHs with the odd w numbers from high frequency to low frequency, or from low frequency to high frequency in a usable frequency band, mapping the PRACHs with the even w numbers from low frequency to high frequency, or from high frequency to low frequency in the usable frequency band. One PRACH occupies 6 continuous resource blocks in the frequency domain, and the frequency bands occupied by the two adjacent PRACHs in the frequency domain do not overlap, furthermore the same mapping process is used for each version number r. The PRACHs which need to be processed by the same station could be distributed evenly in the time domain, and at the same time the inter-cell interference of the second type PRACH could be reduced to the greatest extent through the present invention.01-27-2011
20110026615METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MULTICARRIER COMMUNICATION - A multicarrier communication method and a multicarrier communication apparatus used for the method for adjusting the arrangement in code block units according to the actual reception state of the multicarrier signal, when arranging code blocks generated through error correcting coding processing not only in the time axis direction but also in the frequency axis direction in order to improve an error correction rate of a multicarrier signal.02-03-2011
20110026614Sensor Systems and Methods Using Entangled Quanta - A sensor system comprises an entangled quantum generator operable to generate an entangled quanta signal including a plurality of entangled quanta. A carrier signal generator generates a carrier signal that includes electromagnetic field (EMF) pulses. The power of the carrier signal is less than the power required to ionize a propagating medium through which the carrier signal is traveling. A beam combiner is configured to output a combined signal that includes the entangled quanta signal in an EMF pulse of the carrier signal. A quantum detector is configured to detect a return signal based on the combined signal being reflected by a target.02-03-2011
20110116558WIRELESS TRANSMISSION APPARATUS USING CARTESIAN LOOP - In one embodiment, a wireless transmission apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus includes a generator unit, an amplitude adjuster unit, a phase adjuster unit, and a setting unit. The generator unit generates an amplitude control signal that minimizes an amplitude difference and a phase control signal that minimizes a phase difference in a state in which a power is set during an OFF period of a switch. The amplitude adjuster unit adjusts an amplitude of a feedback RF signal according to the amplitude control signal during an ON period of the switch. The phase adjuster unit adjusts a phase of a local signal according to the phase control signal during the ON period. The setting unit sets, for a Cartesian loop, a first loop gain when the switch is OFF, and a second loop gain higher than the first loop gain when the switch is turned from OFF to ON.05-19-2011
20110116559Sensor Interface with Mobile Terminal Satellite Modem and Global Location System - A system and method for implementing a low-power local-area network for use with a mobile terminal satellite modem. This low-power local-area network enables sensors on an asset to transmit sensor data to a mobile terminal affixed on the asset. The mobile terminal reports the sensor data along with asset position information to a centralized facility via a communications satellite.05-19-2011
20110116556HIGH POWER RADIO DEVICE COMMUNICATION PARAMETER CONFIGURATION AND METHODS USING LIMITED CONFIGURATION POWER - Radio devices such as long range radio devices configurable with a limited, configuration only power that is insufficient for normal operation of the radio are disclosed. Portable, limited power supplies allow effective configuration of radio devices at remote locations in the field. Methods of configuring radio devices are likewise disclosed.05-19-2011
20120033749WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE, PROGRAM, AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD - There is provided a wireless communication device that includes a first communication portion that performs non-contact communication with an other wireless communication device and receives unit specific data indicating the other wireless communication device's communication function; a second communication portion that can communicate wirelessly faster than the first communication portion; a determination portion that determines, based on the unit specific data, whether the other wireless communication device's communication function is compatible with the second communication portion; and a format conversion portion that converts a format of transmission data that is transmitted to the other wireless communication device to a format that reduces the volume of the transmission data. If the determination portion determines that the other wireless communication device's communication function is not compatible with the second communication portion, the first communication portion transmits the transmission data to the other wireless communication device in the converted data format.02-09-2012
20110116557DATA PROCESSING APPARATUS - A universal asynchronous receiver-transmitter module that includes a sampling controller that assigns a variable number of active edges in a clock signal to respective bits in a serial data signal. A serial data reception path derives a bit from the serial data signal on the basis of the variable number of active edges that the sampling controller has assigned to the bit.05-19-2011
20110085608COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, TEST APPARATUS, COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, COMMUNICATION METHOD AND TEST METHOD - A communication system comprising a first communication apparatus and a second communication apparatus. The first communication apparatus includes a communicating section that communicates with the second communication apparatus via a first data signal line; an alive signal receiving section that receives, via a first alive signal line, an alive signal indicating whether the second communication apparatus is in an alive state in which it is capable of communicating with the first communication apparatus; and a reset signal transmitting section that, when the second communication apparatus is not in the alive state, transmits a reset signal to the second communication apparatus. The second communication apparatus includes a communicating section that communicates with the first communication apparatus via the first data signal line; an alive signal transmitting section that transmits the alive signal via the first alive signal line; and a reset signal receiving section that, upon receiving a reset signal, resets the communicating section of the second communication apparatus.04-14-2011
20130156119METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIA FOR SELECTING A CODEC PAIR BASED ON NETWORK CONDITIONS - A method for selecting a codec pair includes obtaining a first performance metric indicating a condition of a first network connected to the network node via a first communication interface, the first network including a first endpoint. A second performance metric indicating a condition of a second network connected to the network node via a second communication interface is obtained. The second network includes a second endpoint. A codec selection model is generated or updated based on the first and second performance metrics. A first codec is selected from a plurality of codecs compatible with the first endpoint based on the codec selection model. A second codec is selected from a plurality of codecs compatible with the second endpoint based on the codec selection model. The first and second codecs are used to communicate a portion of a communication session between the first endpoint and the second endpoint.06-20-2013
20120243622METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IMPROVING THE ERROR RATE OF A SERIAL/DE-SERIAL BACKPLANE CONNECTION - Methods and apparatus that reduce the error rate of a Serial-De-Serial (SerDes) backplane connection are shown. The apparatus may include a receiver verifying a received block of data at the PHY layer. When the received block of data is received correctly, that block can be acknowledged by the receiver to the transmitter, which is also located at the PHY later. Upon detection of an error in a block of data, the receiver may send a negative acknowledge along with the block number, or some other suitable block identifier, of the faulty block to the transmitter. The transmitter may buffer blocks of data, and remove each block from the buffer upon receiving an acknowledgement. Use of the retransmission protocol may be triggered by speed of the connection, the bandwidth of the connection, the detection of too many errors in the connection or any suitable combination of these, or other, parameters.09-27-2012
20120243624TRANSMISSION CONTROLLING METHOD, SENDER APPARATUS AND RECEIVER APPARATUS FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A transmission controlling method for a wireless communication system wherein a plurality of data blocks can be transmitted from a sender apparatus having a plurality of sending antennas to a receiver apparatus, the transmission controlling method includes on the sender apparatus, sending process information which is not competitive between data blocks to the receiver apparatus with a control channel; and sending the data block to the receiver apparatus; and on the receiver apparatus, receiving the data block and the process information from the sender apparatus.09-27-2012
20110129021Direct Generation of Discrete Fourier Transforms of Time-Shifted Zadoff-Chu Sequences - A method includes accepting input values u and v, respectively identifying a u06-02-2011
20110243258Wireless Data Transmission Between a Base Station and a Transponder Via Inductive Coupling - In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a carrier signal transmitted by a base station according to either a first data-transmission protocol or a second data-transmission protocol; detecting a first field gap in the carrier signal indicating initiation of a data transmission by the base station; and determining whether a reference duration is present in the carrier signal after the first field gap. The method includes, if the reference duration is present in the carrier signal after the first field gap then, according to the first data-transmission protocol, determining a calibration value for the data transmission based on the reference duration and decoding the data transmission by measuring durations between successive subsequent field gaps and determining whether each duration as measured is a binary 1 or binary 0 based on the calibration value.10-06-2011
20110085606TIME ORTHOGONALIZATION OF REFERENCE SIGNALS - An apparatus for providing wireless coverage to a plurality of sectors includes means for generating a reference sequence, and means for applying a time domain orthogonal sequence to the reference sequence to generate a reference signal for broadcasting over one of the sectors. An apparatus for wireless communications within a sector includes means for receiving a broadcast within a sector, the received broadcast comprising a reference signal having a time domain orthogonal sequence applied to a reference sequence, and means for recovering the reference sequence from the received broadcast.04-14-2011
20110085607ENERGY MANAGEMENT FOR WIRELESS DEVICES - A method for managing energy usage of a wireless device during a data transfer in a wireless communication network comprises determining a data rate associated with the data transfer, determining data processing requirements for processing data at the determined data rate, and dynamically adjusting, based on the determined requirements, one or more data processing parameters corresponding to the data transfer.04-14-2011
20110249761BROADBAND WIRELESS SYSTEM - Disclosed is a broadband wireless system which has a high bit resolution and a wide operating range, enables measurement and use of signal specifications such as an arrival time, strength, frequency, pulse width, modulation type of a signal, has a simple configuration with high reliability, and enables easy use of the processed signal. The broadband wireless system includes an antenna receiving the broadband wireless signal; a reception unit receiving and processing the broadband wireless signal from the antenna and converting the broadband wireless signal into a first intermediate frequency signal; a signal distribution unit converting the first intermediate frequency signal into second intermediate frequency signals which are equal to one another; a parallel amplification unit generating third intermediate frequency signals which are obtained by amplifying the individual second intermediate frequency signals provided from the signal distribution unit with different amplification rates; a parallel analog-to-digital conversion unit performing analog-to-digital conversion of the individual third intermediate frequency signals from the parallel amplification unit and generating discrete intermediate frequency signals; and an execution system selecting any one of the individual discrete intermediate frequency signals by analyzing the individual discrete intermediate frequency signals of the discrete intermediate frequency signal from the analog-to-digital conversion unit and processing the selected individual discrete intermediate frequency signal.10-13-2011
20100054349GENERAL METHOD FOR LOW-FREQUENCY DATA TRANSMISSION ON A POWER LINE - A method for producing a set of inbound pulse patterns and detection vectors for lengths longer than 4 cycles in an AC waveform. These are used for generating inbound messages in a two-way automatic communication system (TWACS). The method uses Hadamard matrices adapted to generate a set of detection vectors by permuting rows of a matrix and removing certain columns of the matrix to meet system design requirements. The method can be extended to any length and modified to accommodate multiple pulses per half-cycle to support higher data rates.03-04-2010
20110176617ONBOARD NETWORK SYSTEM NETWORK ARCHITECTURE - A method is present for transferring information in an aircraft network data processing system. A message is received from a process executing on the aircraft network data processing system for a destination to form a pending message. The pending message is received using a common protocol for processes executing in the aircraft network data processing system. A communication service is identified from a number of communication services for use in sending the message to the destination remote to the aircraft network data processing system to form a selected communication service in response to receiving the pending message. A new message is formed from the pending message. The new message has a format usable by an associated protocol for the selected communication service. The new message is sent to the destination using the selected communication service.07-21-2011
20110176620SYSTEMS, DEVICES, AND METHODS FOR TRAINING SEQUENCE TRANSMISSION AND RECEPTION - A training sequence helps optimize SNR degradation in a wireless communication. Various sets of training sequences may be stored in a repository, and transmitters and receivers encoded with such sequences transmit at least one of the sequences between them as part of the wireless transmission of data.07-21-2011
20110176622TRANSMITTING APPARATUS AND RECEIVING APPARATUS - A transmitting apparatus that converts a transmission digital signal to a high-frequency analog signal and transmits the high-frequency analog signal using a plurality of transmission frequencies, the transmitting apparatus including: a dividing unit that divides a transmission signal sequence into a plurality of blocks; a sub-block generating unit that applies pre-coding processing to the blocks and further divides the blocks after the pre-coding processing into sub-blocks; a frequency allocating unit that generates a frequency signal in which the sub-blocks are allocated to the transmission frequencies; and an inverse DFT processing unit that transforms the frequency signal into a time signal, wherein the transmitting apparatus sets the time signal as the transmission digital signal.07-21-2011
20110103492Method for Providing Service and Rate Negotiation in a Mobile Communication System - A method and apparatus for negotiating service configuration in a digital communication system is disclosed. In an exemplary embodiment the service negotiation system is implemented in a wireless spread spectrum communication system. The service configuration comprises data rates, frame formats and types of services. Types of service may include speech encoding, facsimile or digital data services. Further described herein is a digital transmitter and receiver using the service negotiation system to provide service configuration mutually acceptable at both ends of a communication link.05-05-2011
20100128804Automatic Phase Shifter and Aligner for High-Speed Serial Data - Automatic Phase Shifter and Aligner for High-Speed Serial Data including a serializer device per data stream, a single phase detector per pair of data streams to measure the phase offset between the pair of data streams, a circuit that generates an offset signal proportional to the phase offset that is used to adjust the phase of the reference clock of the serializer for one of the parallel data streams such that its phase is bit-aligned with the second data stream, and a bit shifter per each 30 parallel data stream that aligns the two data streams within one bit.05-27-2010
20090028251METHOD AND DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING PEAK POWER AND PULSE WIDTH OF A BROADBAND GAUSSIAN PULSE HIGH-POWER RF TRANSMITTER - A device is disclosed for controlling the parameters of a pulse of a high-power RF pulse transmitter having at least one amplifier. A detector (01-29-2009
20090028250DECODER WITH SOFT DECISION COMBINING - A receiver including first circuitry configured to combine corresponding soft decision values from at least two groups of RDS/RBDS data transmitted as part of a broadcast channel to generate a set of combined values and second circuitry configured to identify a subset of the combined values that indicate a relatively constant subset of the received values from the at least two groups of the RDS/RBDS data is provided.01-29-2009
20110249762MULTIPLE-ANTENNA SIGNAL PROCESSING SYSTEM AND METHOD - A multiple-antenna signal processing system and method are provided. The system includes: a Discrete Fourier Transform DFT processing unit, a multiple-antenna processing and resource element mapping unit, and an Inverse Fast Fourier Transform IFFT processing unit, the system also includes a pre-mapping processing unit, which is configured to perform a mapping on input data stream(s) based on a processing mode of a current multiple-antenna processing, so as to realize the pre-mapping processing, and outputs the pre-mapped data stream(s) to the DFT processing unit.10-13-2011
20110080961ITERATIVE PRECODER MATRIX COMPUTATION METHOD AND APPARATUS - Precoder weights employed at a base station which coordinates with other base stations to form a super-cell are determined by: (a) determining an initial downlink precoding matrix at the base station for a mobile station serviced by the base station in the super-cell; (b) revising a downlink receiver matrix associated with the mobile station based on the initial downlink precoding matrix; (c) transforming the downlink receiver matrix to an uplink precoder matrix associated with the mobile station; (d) revising an uplink receiver matrix associated with each base station in uplink communication with the mobile station based on the uplink precoder matrix associated with the mobile station; and (e) revising the initial downlink precoding matrix by transforming the uplink receiver matrix to a revised downlink precoding matrix. Steps (b), (c), (d) and (e) are repeated for a particular number of iterations to determine a final downlink precoding matrix for the mobile station.04-07-2011
20110080962System and Method for User Equipment Measurement Timing in a Relay Cell - A system and method for user equipment (UE) measurement timing in a relay cell are provided. A method for controller operations includes broadcasting a first pattern of time intervals to communications devices served by a controller, and for a communication device served by the controller, determining a second pattern for the communications device, where the second pattern is based on the first pattern, and transmitting the second pattern to the communications device.04-07-2011
20110069768DYNAMIC DSCP AVAILABILITY REQUEST METHOD - A communications interface between an end-user and an edge node of a communication network for establishing, prior to data transmission, the differentiated service code points supported by the network. The end-user first issues a service request message (03-24-2011
20110069769DATA COMMUNICATION OF FIXED SIZE DATA PACKAGES - According to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, a data communication is provided, in which data is encoded into a data package of a fixed maximum size and transmitted to a receiving station. The receiving station decodes and further processes the data package on the basis of a decoding procedure in combination with processing information stored in the receiving station. The data belongs to a particular data group and a processing information relates to the particular data group.03-24-2011
20110075743RECEIVER, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND CHANNEL ESTIMATION METHOD - A receiver includes a channel estimation unit that calculates channel estimation values of symbols containing pilot signals from signals transmitted by a plurality of antennas to obtain channel estimation values of symbols in the same positions of the antennas, a de-precoding unit that de-precodes the channel estimation values of the antennas calculated by the channel estimation unit to calculate effective channel estimation values, and a time-direction interpolation unit that performs time-direction interpolation using the effective channel estimation values calculated by the de-precoding unit to calculate effective channel estimation values of symbols other than the symbols containing pilot signals.03-31-2011
20110075742SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING FEEDBACK IN AN ENHANCED UPLINK NETWORK - Various processing options and systems are provided for setting/controlling feedback indicators referred to as “Happy Bits” in a wireless communication network using multiple uplink carriers. In one aspect, a Happy Bit is determined independently for each one of a plurality of uplink carriers based on channel conditions and buffer lengths for the respective carrier. For example, if a UE is transmitting the maximum data allowed by its serving grant for that carrier, the UE has available power to increase the data rate on that carrier, and the TEBS delay is greater than a certain threshold, then the Happy Bit for that carrier may be set to Unhappy to inform the Node B that the UE is capable of transmitting at a higher data rate on that carrier.03-31-2011
20110075744Allocating Resources Within Communication System - The present invention is related to a method for allocating resources in a communications system. The method includes receiving a matrix of priorities assigned to a plurality of services at a plurality of user levels; and allocating resources to a bearer for a station of the communication system based at least in part upon the priority assigned to a service provided over the bearer at the user level associated with a subscriber.03-31-2011
20110069767METHODS AND SYSTEMS TO COMPENSATE IQ IMBALANCE IN ZERO-IF TUNERS - Methods and systems to calibrate I/Q imbalance with digital equalizers to compensate frequency dependent IQ imbalance, weighted summation modules to compensate frequency independent IQ imbalance, switch modules to controllably direct calibration signals through selected components and to a digital compensation calculator and to control tuner phases during calibration. The equalizers and summation modules may provide genetic IQ imbalance compensation. Methods and systems disclosed herein may be implemented with respect to relatively wideband systems having non-linear spectrum responses, and other systems.03-24-2011
20120201313SERIAL COMMUNICATION CIRCUIT, SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE, AND SERIAL COMMUNICATION CONTROLLING METHOD - In a serial communication circuit, a data extracting section extracts reception data based on a reception clock signal with maximum speed. A pattern determining section compares a reception bit pattern of the reception data corresponding to a characteristic pattern and each of a plurality of detection bit patterns for the characteristic pattern, and indicates when the reception bit pattern matches one of the detection bit patterns. A periodicity determining section determines a period when the reception bit pattern matches the detection bit pattern, based on the pattern match indication, detects that the detection bit pattern emerges continuously in a stream of the reception data every the period, and determines a generation difference between transmission and reception speeds based on the detection bit pattern. A transmission rate setting section determines the transmission speed of a connected device transmitting the reception data based on the generation difference and maximum speed.08-09-2012
20110150107APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR REDUCING POWER CONSUMPTION IN PORTABLE TERMINAL - An apparatus and a method for reducing power consumption in a portable terminal that transmits digital broadcast data through an ad hoc network are provided. If a terminal receiving digital broadcast transmits the received digital broadcast to a neighboring terminal, a control unit enters a sleep mode after buffering received data for a predefined time.06-23-2011
20110249760ANTENNA SELECTION BASED ON MEASUREMENTS IN A WIRELESS DEVICE - Techniques for supporting a plurality of radios on a wireless device with a limited number of antennas are described. In one design, at least one radio may be selected from among the plurality of radios on the wireless device. Measurements for a plurality of antennas may be obtained. In one design, the measurements may be for pair-wise isolation for different pairs of antennas and/or joint isolation for different sets of at least three antennas. The isolation measurements may be used to determine correlation between antennas. The measurements may be obtained a priori and stored, or periodically, or when triggered by an event. At least one antenna may be selected for the at least one radio from among the plurality of antennas based on the measurements. The at least one radio may be connected to the at least one antenna.10-13-2011
20100260275Method and system for frequency band allocation based on frequency band usage measurements - A method for selecting a frequency band, from among a plurality of frequency bands controllable by a radio network controller (RNC), to carry a data communication. The method may include obtaining frequency band usage measurements for a plurality of frequency bands, and using the frequency band usage measurements to select a particular frequency band of the plurality of frequency bands to carry the data communication. Frequency band usage measurements may be based on how many idle slots (and/or data channels) are carried through each of the plurality of frequency bands during a measurement time period. A comparison of the frequency band usage measurements can be used to determine which frequency band sent the greatest number of idle slots (or the fewest number of data channels). The method provides for selecting a frequency band best suited (e.g., has the most available capacity for carrying a data communication) for carrying the data communication.10-14-2010
20110176621PROPAGATION CHANNEL ESTIMATION APPARATUS, RECEIVER, AND PROPAGATION CHANNEL ESTIMATION METHOD - An apparatus includes a selection unit that selects an estimation target path to be used to estimate a propagation channel estimation value, among a plurality of paths based on a characteristic value of each path; a determination unit that determines an estimated reception time at which a signal as a target of estimation of the propagation channel estimation value among signals propagating through the estimation target path is received; an estimation unit that estimates an amplitude and a phase of the signal propagating through the estimation target path at the estimated reception time as a propagation channel estimation value of the estimation target path; and a processing unit that performs an interpolation/extrapolation process using the propagation channel estimation value of the estimation target path to estimate the propagation channel estimation value at a time other than the estimated reception time of the signal propagating through the estimation target path.07-21-2011
20110176619RETRANSMISSION GRANT HANDLING IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM - A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided that may help account for scenarios in which a transport block size (TBS) for a retransmission may be determined based on a first grant, while a number of resource blocks (RBs) assigned for the retransmission may be determined from a second grant.07-21-2011
20100260274COMMUNICATION METHOD AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A communication method includes: (a) dividing one bit data group into a plurality of bit groups, the one bit data group being taken out from a plurality of bit data groups defined by a communication protocol for transmitting predetermined information, and exerting no substantial influence on the predetermined information even when arbitrarily inverting a value of the bit; (b) determining whether or not the values of the bits constituting the bit group are all the same by each of the plurality of bit groups divided into in step (a); (c) inverting at least one of the values of the bits of the bit group determined in step (b) that the values of the bits are all the same; and (d) arranging the plurality of bit groups, each of which has at least one of the values of the bits inverted in step (c), in the plurality of bit data groups except the one bit data group at regular intervals.10-14-2010
20110176618Device method and system for communicating data - Disclosed is a method, circuit and system for communicating data. A data value to be transmitted from a data source transmitter or transceiver to a downstream receiver or transceiver may be Shannon mapped, by functionally associated processing/mapping logic, to a point on a shape within a higher dimensional plane. Different portions of the shape, for example branches of a spiral, may be designated by a portion or branch number. Coordinates of the Shannon mapping, or another descriptors, of the Shannon mapped point may be transmitted using analog transmission methods. A set of data values may be Shannon mapped and transmitted to a downstream receiver/transceiver in series. For each set of mapped and transmitted data values, processing logic may calculate a branch ambiguity resolution factor. The branch ambiguity resolution factor for each set of values may be transmitted to the downstream receiver/transceiver before, after or with the data values. Decoding logic associated with the downstream receiver/transceiver may then use the branch ambiguity resolution factor to convert/decode received coordinates associated with the set of values into the data values.07-21-2011
20110150108APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING RESOURCE ALLOCATION INFORMATION IN A COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving resource allocation information in a communication system are provided, in which a Base Station (BS) transmits resource allocation information including a folding bitmap and a Zone Flag (ZF). The folding bitmap provides zone configuration information about zones included in a subframe and the ZF indicates whether a last zone of the zones is allocated as a first service zone or a second service zone. The first service zone carries data for a first service, the second service zone carries data for a second service, and each of the first and second services zones includes at least one resource unit.06-23-2011
20110255613System and Method for Feeding Back Channel Information - A system and method for feeding back channel information are provided. A method for communications device operations includes generating feedback information, encoding the feedback information to produce a feedback payload, and transmitting the feedback payload to a communications server serving a communications device. The feedback information includes at least a first long term wideband channel statistics and a second long term wideband channel statistics.10-20-2011
20110255612MIXED SIGNAL STOCHASTIC BELIEF PROPAGATION - A processor implements a network of functional nodes and communication paths between the nodes. The processor includes a plurality of circuit implementations of the functional nodes of the processor; and a plurality of signal paths implementing the communication paths linking the circuit implementations of the nodes. At least some of the signal paths are configured to pass signal values represented according to temporal patterns of signal levels on the signal paths. The processor also includes a plurality of circuit components for conversion between a signal value represented as a signal level (e.g., voltage or current level) and a signal value represented as a temporal pattern.10-20-2011
20110211644Method for Detecting an Object with a Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) Ranging System - In a method for detecting an object with an FMCW (frequency modulated continuous wave) ranging system a superior accuracy and resolution is obtained by determining the strongest sinusoidal component in the frequency spectrum and removing the determined component from the spectrum, repeating the preceding step at least once, adding one of the components determined in the two preceding steps to the spectrum, re-determining the then strongest sinusoidal component in the spectrum and removing the re-determined component from the spectrum, repeating the preceding step for each remaining of the determined sinusoidal components, and repeating the last two steps until a desired degree of convergence is reached.09-01-2011
20110255615Apparatus for Data Recovery in a Synchronous Chip-to-Chip System - An apparatus that reduces sampling errors for data communicated between devices uses phase information acquired from a timing reference signal such as a strobe signal to align a data-sampling signal for sampling a data signal that was sent along with the timing reference signal. The data-sampling signal may be provided by adjustably delaying a clock signal according to the phase information acquired from the strobe signal. The data-sampling signal may also have an improved waveform compared to the timing reference signal, including a fifty percent duty cycle and sharp transitions. The phase information acquired from the timing reference signal may also be used for other purposes, such as aligning received data with a local clock domain, or transmitting data so that it arrives at a remote device in synchronism with a reference clock signal at the remote device.10-20-2011
20110255614APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING DIGITAL CONTENT AND METHOD THEREOF - An apparatus for providing content operable in association with an input apparatus, and a method thereof are provided. According to the apparatus and method, a control signal corresponding to an action of a user is received from an input apparatus associated with the content, a content associated with the input apparatus based on the received control signal is searched, and the searched content is provided.10-20-2011
20110255616RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, BASE STATION, MOBILE STATION, AND RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD - A radio communication system includes a reception apparatus and a transmission apparatus. The reception apparatus includes a first wireless communication interface and a first processor. The transmission apparatus includes a second wireless communication interface configured to transmit a wireless signal to the reception apparatus and a second processor configured for generating a plurality of data blocks and a grouped data block obtained by grouping the plurality of data blocks and controlling the second wireless communication interface to transmit the plurality of data blocks through a first radio transmission path, and to transmit the grouped data block through a second radio transmission path better in radio transmission quality than the first radio transmission path. The first processor is configured for controlling the first wireless communication interface to receive the plurality of data blocks transmitted through the first radio transmission path, the grouped data block transmitted through the second radio transmission path.10-20-2011
20100322325WIRELESS COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD - A wireless communication apparatus and a wireless communication method having higher efficiency and reliability than conventional arts when performing communication by OFDMA employing a coding scheme are provided. A communication apparatus is provided with a processing unit for performing symbol processing on a communication frame, a detection unit for detecting a value indicating a changing state of a propagation path, a change processing unit for controlling the processing unit to change a unprocessed symbol, which is generated when the symbol processing is performed on each combination of a predetermined number of symbols in a direction of a time axis, to a control symbol based on the value indicating the changing state, or to perform the symbol processing on the unprocessed symbol in a direction of a frequency axis, and a transmission unit for transmitting a communication frame after control.12-23-2010
20110164693INTERFACE CIRCUIT - An interface circuit including an LSI (07-07-2011
20110164691CLOSED-LOOP TRANSMISSION FEEDBACK IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS - A method and apparatus for providing channel feedback is provided herein. During operation a covariance matrix at time t (R) is calculated by the mobile as a function of a received downlink signal. In order to reduce overhead, R is normalized and quantized by the mobile using multiple codebook entries plus at least one constant for quantization. The mobile then transmits the normalized and quantized covariance matrix back to the base station as bit values indicating the selected entries from the codebook plus bit values corresponding to the at least one constant. The base unit then uses the covariance matrix estimate to determine appropriate channel beamforming weights, and instructs transmit beamforming circuitry to use the appropriate weights.07-07-2011
20110164694Communication system, communication device and communication method - A communication system includes a first communication device that transmits transmission data containing user data and control data, and a second communication device that receives the transmission data from the first communication device. The second communication device includes a temporary storing unit that temporarily stores therein the received transmission data, and a space-insufficient-information transmitting unit that transmits, when an amount of the transmission data stored in the temporary storing unit exceeds a first threshold, space insufficient information indicating that available storage space of the temporary storing unit is insufficient to the first communication device. The first communication device includes a transmission control unit that transmits, when receiving the space insufficient information from the second communication device, transmission data excluding the user data from the transmission data to the second communication device, and that resumes, when receiving space-insufficient dissolution information from the second communication device, transmission of the user data.07-07-2011
20110164692Apparatus and method for converting protocol interface - An apparatus and method for converting a protocol interface are provided. A protocol converter may analyze a protocol of protocol data, and may sequentially output a plurality of sub-data of the input protocol data according to types of the plurality of sub-data and a plurality of phase information representing the types of the plurality of sub-data. A phase channel line may transmit phase information received from the protocol converter among the plurality of phase information. A data channel line may simultaneously transmit the received phase information and a sub-data corresponding to the received phase information.07-07-2011
20110164690METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR LOCATION ESTIMATION - A receiver system and method for determining the location of a device in a wireless network having a plurality of transmitters is provided. The method includes receiving a signal at the device, transforming the received signal into a time-domain signal having a characteristic, and computing a range of the device from each of the plurality of transmitters based on the characteristic. Additionally, the method includes determining the location of the device based on the computed ranges. In certain embodiments, the characteristic may be a time of arrival, time difference of arrival, or a signal strength, and the wireless network is a DTV broadcasting network.07-07-2011
20100284475TRANSMISSION RATE CONTROL METHOD, RADIO BASE STATION AND RADIO NETWORK CONTROLLER - The present invention provides a transmission rate control method for controlling the transmission rate of uplink user data, including the step of; a radio network controller notifies to a radio base station and a mobile station an effective period of an absolute transmission rate control channel, when a call is established or when a serving cell is changed; a radio base station determines whether or not to transmit the absolute transmission rate control channel to each of mobile stations which is performing a communication with the radio base station; and each of the mobile stations determines the transmission rate of the uplink user data, based on a maximum allowable transmission rate mapped to the absolute transmission rate control channel notified by the radio base station.11-11-2010
20110038429SIGNAL BRANCHING FILTER, ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME, ANTENNA APPARATUS, AND SIGNAL TRANSMISSION SYSTEM USED IN ALL OF THE ABOVE - A signal branching filter according to the invention is a signal branching filter connected to a network having at least four terminals. The signal branching filter includes a first line one end of which is connected to a first terminal of the network, a second line one end of which is connected to a second terminal of the network, a third line one end of which is connected to a third terminal of network, and a fourth line one end of which is connected to a fourth terminal of the network. The other end of the first line and the other end of the second line are connected to each other at a first node, and the other end of the third line and the other end of the fourth line are connected to each other at a second node. When a signal is received from the first node, a phase difference between a phase of a signal appearing on a second node side of the third line and a phase of a signal appearing on a second node side of the fourth line is almost 180°±360°*n is an integer equal to or larger than 0).02-17-2011
20110038428ENCODING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, ENCODING METHOD, AND DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD - Provided is an encoding apparatus including an encoding unit that generates encoded data formed from a sequence of base-k data in which m pieces (m02-17-2011
20110038427DIFFERENTIAL SIGNAL TRANSMISSION DEVICE - A differential signal transmission device transmits N differential signal pairs from a differential signal generator to a number of receiving terminals. The N differential signal pairs include N positive signals and N negative signals. The N positive signals are clustered at a first positive clustering point. The first positive clustering point is connected to a second positive clustering point via a first matching resistor. The second positive clustering point is grounded via a first grounding resistor, and outputs a number of positive signals to the number of receiving terminals respectively. The N negative signals are clustered at a first negative clustering point. The first negative clustering point is connected to a second negative clustering point via a second matching resistor. The second negative signal clustering point is grounded via a second grounding resistor, and outputs a number of negative signals to the number of receiving terminals respectively.02-17-2011
20110038431Transmitting Node B Load Status Information in a Self Organising Network - The application relates to wireless transmission of load status information for load balancing among Home Node Bs (HNB) or Local Area Node Bs (LNB) for which an X2 interface is not available. In particular, an LNB may pretend to be a user equipment with a specific predefined user equipment ID value. A neighbouring LNB which receives a data packet with this user equipment ID value knows that the data packet contains load information monitored, by a neighbouring LNB.02-17-2011
20110038430TRANSMISSION APPARATUS, RECEPTION APPARATUS, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, TRANSMISSION METHOD AND RECEPTION METHOD - Data errors are sufficiently corrected and desired transmission quality is obtained even when the time variation of fading is large in a multicarrier transmission scheme communication system to which HARQ is applied. A transmission apparatus 02-17-2011
20100329368COMMUNICATION DEVICE, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, RECEPTION METHOD, AND COMMUNICATION METHOD - A second communication device which communicates with a first communication device, the second communication device including: a reception unit which receives an initial transmission signal and at least one retransmission signal; and an iterative detection and decoding unit which performs iterative processes of signal detection and signal decoding for at least one received signal among received signals received by the reception unit, wherein the iterative detection and decoding unit includes: a combining unit which combines a result of signal detection obtained from at least one other received signal in one of the iterative processes.12-30-2010
20100329367DTMF TONE MONITORING APPARATUS AND METHOD OF IDENTIFYING A DTMF TONE - A tone monitoring apparatus comprises a tone detector arranged to detect, when in use, a tone having a first duration equal to or greater than a predetermined duration. The tone detector is further arranged to select, when in use, a first signal path between a channel input and a channel output, the selection being in response to the first duration of the tone being equal to or greater than the predetermined duration.12-30-2010
20110135016RADIO ACCESS METHOD FOR REDUCED PAPR - A wireless communication system is disclosed. A method for performing a radio access in the wireless communication system includes dividing an available frequency band into a plurality of subbands, generating a plurality of frequency domain sequences from a plurality of data symbol sequences by independently performing a Fourier transform process in each of the subbands, independently mapping each of the frequency domain sequences to a corresponding subband, generating one or more transmission symbols by performing an inverse Fourier transform process on the plurality of frequency domain sequences mapped to the available frequency band, and transmitting the one or more transmission symbols to a receiver.06-09-2011
20110135017METHOD, SYSTEM, AND DEVICE FOR POWER OPTIMIZATION BASED ON DIGITAL SUBSCRIBER LINE - A method, system, and device for power optimization based on Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) are provided. The method includes the following steps. Service information of a subscriber is collected, and physical layer target parameters are obtained according to Quality of Experience (QoE) parameters corresponding to the service information. Line running information of the subscriber is received. The physical layer target parameters and the line running information are used as input parameters of a power optimization algorithm, and an optimized power spectrum is obtained through the power optimization algorithm. Therefore, a DSL network is optimized according to the QoE, and subscriber's experience is improved. Moreover, a least power method is adopted to optimize a transmit power spectrum, and the total power consumption and crosstalk between different DSL signals are reduced while meeting the QoE, so that the signal transmission of the system is stable, and the service transmission quality is improved.06-09-2011
20110135019SIMPLIFIED EQUALIZATION SCHEME FOR DISTRIBUTED RESOURCE ALLOCATION IN MULTI-CARRIER SYSTEMS - In multi-carrier systems, distributed resource allocation of the resources of multiple user equipments (UEs) can result in better frequency diversity gain but can also induce Inter-Carrier Interference (ICI) between UEs. This ICI can become quite serious in a high mobility environment. Based on a novel radio channel model for ICI cancellation in multi-carrier systems and an iterative channel estimation scheme for ICI cancellation in multi-carrier systems, the present invention provides a simplified equalization scheme in the frequency domain to determine and remove ICI of both a targeting UE as well as other UEs.06-09-2011
20110135018RADIO CHANNEL MODEL FOR ICI CANCELLATION IN MULTI-CARRIER SYSTEMS - A channel modeling method for Inter Carrier Interference (ICI) cancellation in multi-carrier wireless communication systems comprises: describing the channel with a plurality of fixed matrices and an equal-numbered plurality of unfixed variables; one-to-one pairing each of the described plurality of unfixed variables with one of described plurality of fixed matrices. Corresponding system is also provided. The method and system can compensate for the channel distortion of the Doppler Effect even if the Doppler Frequency Offset is relatively significant.06-09-2011
20110135015COOLING DEVICES IN SEMICONDUCTOR PACKAGES - An embodiment of the present invention is a technique to fabricate a cover assembly. A cover has a base plate and sidewalls attached to perimeter of the base plate. The sidewalls have a height. A plurality of devices is attached to underside of the base plate. The devices have length corresponding to the height such that the devices are sealed within the cover when the cover is attached to a surface.06-09-2011
20110261891MANAGING COMMUNICATION OPERATIONS OF WIRELESS DEVICES - Management of communication operations of wireless devices is provided. A traffic-control parameter is generated, for example at a base station, indicative of desired aspects of communication operations of the wireless devices. The one or more traffic-control parameters may comprise a delay parameter, such as a maximum value for generating random backoff times, and/or a connection-time parameter, indicative of the maximum length of time a wireless device can hold a connection. A bit sequence indicative of the one or more traffic-control parameters is generated and communicated to the wireless devices. A wireless device determines the traffic-control parameter based on the communicated bit sequence and adapts its operation based thereon.10-27-2011
20110096850DATA COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND DATA COMMUNICATION METHOD THEREOF - A data communication apparatus and method that permits communication between two devices without having to perform a complicated initial connection procedure. A communication unit conducts data transmission/reception with an external data communication apparatus, and a controller controls the communication unit to operate in one of a network mode or a broadcast mode. The network mode conducts network communication via connection through an initial connection procedure with the external data communication apparatus and the broadcast mode receives or transmits data to/from the external data communication apparatus according to a predetermined broadcast method.04-28-2011
20110096852RADIO RECEPTION DEVICE, RADIO TRANSMISSION DEVICE, AND FEEDBACK METHOD - Provided are a radio reception device, a radio transmission device, and a feedback method which can uniformly guarantee the feedback accuracy of an average CQI even when the transmission band width is different. A channel estimation unit (04-28-2011
20110096851CODEBOOK GENERATING METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR GENERATING A CODEBOOK FOR MULTI-POLARIZED MULTIPLE-INPUT MULTIPLE-OUTPUT (MIMO) SYSTEMS - A communication apparatus and method include: selecting, as a precoding matrix, one of pre-stored at least one matrix W04-28-2011
20110096849OPTIMIZED SELECTION OF TRANSMISSION PROTOCOL RESPECTING THRESHOLDS - In the method for management of data transmissions in a network, switching means are provided, by means of which a change can be carried out between a first data transmission type and a second data transmission type, as alternative data transmission types between a transmitter and a receiver. The change is carried out on the basis of at least one respectively predetermined criterion. The first data transmission type corresponds to a transport protocol based on rate-based overload control. The second data transmission type corresponds to a transport protocol based on RTT-based overload control.04-28-2011
20110200125Method for Encoding a Symbol, Method for Decoding a Symbol, Method for Transmitting a Symbol from a Transmitter to a Receiver, Encoder, Decoder and System for Transmitting a Symbol from a Transmitter to a Receiver - In a method for encoding a symbol it is determined whether the symbol can be encoded by a codeword of a first codebook. In case this is true, the appropriate codeword for the symbol is selected from the first codebook. Otherwise, a codeword is selected from the first codebook indicating that the symbol cannot be encoded by a codeword of the first codebook and the symbol is split into a plurality of first sub-symbols and for at least one of the first sub-symbols a codeword is selected from a second codebook. Also a corresponding method for decoding is described.08-18-2011
20100158138SATELLITE BROADCASTING SYSTEM AND SIGNAL RECEIVING METHOD THEREOF - Provided is a satellite broadcasting terminals. The satellite broadcasting terminal includes: a first antenna receiving a radio signal of a first band or a second band; a second antenna receiving a radio signal of a third band; a first stream demodulating unit demodulating a first stream signal received through the first band; a second stream demodulating unit demodulating a second stream signal received through the second band; a playing unit playing the demodulated first or second stream signal; and a gap filler receiving unit selectively providing the first stream signal to the first stream demodulating unit in response to a radio signal intensity of the third band, the first stream signal being received through the third band.06-24-2010
20110051824METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING HARQ IN A MULTIPLE ANTENNA SYSTEM - A method of performing hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) in a multiple-antenna system includes receiving a plurality of codewords through an uplink channel, generating acknowledgment (ACK)/not-acknowledgment (NACK) signals respectively for the plurality of codewords, and transmitting the plurality of ACK/NACK signals through a downlink channel in association with a resource used in transmission of the uplink channel. ACK/NACK signals for each codeword in multiple antenna system can be transmitted.03-03-2011
20110051823ENERGY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD - According to an aspect of the disclosure, an energy management apparatus for a home energy management system and method includes a processor operable to manage energy use at a site. The processor is configured to convert an incoming message received from a wireless energy network into XML enabled output data and format an outgoing message to be output to the wireless energy network using XML enabled input data. A communication interface is configured to enable access to a communication device having access to the wireless energy network, wherein the communication interface is further configured to detect the outgoing message formatted by the processor to be output using the wireless energy network; configure the outgoing message to a message bus format, detect the incoming message received from the wireless energy network, and convert the incoming message from the message bus format to access the incoming network device data.03-03-2011
20110051822PREAMBLE GENERATION METHOD AND APPARATUS OF STATION, AND DATA FRAME GENERATION METHOD - A preamble generation method of a station includes: generating a base sequence for channel estimation; generating an antenna channel estimation sequence for at least one or more antennas of the station; generating a preamble by allocating at least one or more modified sequences to frequency domains for at least one or time periods. The modified sequences are generated by using the base sequence, the antenna channel estimation sequence, and a control sequence for estimating at least one or more channels.03-03-2011
20110051821METHOD AND A DEVICE FOR RELAYING SYMBOLS TRANSFERRED BY A SOURCE TO A DESTINATION - The present invention concerns a method for relaying symbols transferred by a source to a destination in a wireless cellular telecommunication network, the symbols being relayed by a relay, the relay receiving symbols, the symbols being representative of coded bits derived from information bits. The relay: 03-03-2011
20110261890INTER-VEHICLE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A communication system for transmitting and receiving communication data together with signature data attached thereto for verifying the communication data. A transmission-side in-vehicle device of the system generates the signature data for each unit of communication data consisting of M pieces of communication data, and transmits the M pieces of divided signature data, attached to M corresponding pieces of communication data. A reception-side in-vehicle device of the system reconstitutes each unit of communication data from M pieces of received communication data, reconstitutes the signature data from M pieces of received divided signature data, and verifies the reconstituted unit of communication data with the reconstituted signature data. This can prevent significant increase in data amount of additional data in each communication frame for verifying the communication data.10-27-2011
20110188585MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, TRANSMISSION APPARATUS, RECEIVING APPARATUS AND METHOD - A transmission apparatus for transmitting an uplink control signal by using a predetermined number of basic frequency blocks in a plurality of basic frequency blocks, wherein a system band is divided into a plurality of bands by a basic frequency block having a predetermined bandwidth, includes: a mapping unit configured to map control information to subcarriers in a basic frequency block in a given subframe; an inverse Fourier transform unit configured to perform inverse Fourier transform on a signal to which the control information is mapped; and a radio transmission unit configured to transmit a transmission signal, to a receiving apparatus by radio, including a signal on which inverse Fourier transform has been performed. In a subframe subsequent to the given subframe, the mapping unit maps the control information to subcarriers in a basic frequency block of a band different from a band of the basic frequency block in the given subframe.08-04-2011
20100027687INTERFACE MODULE FOR COMMUNICATION WITH AN ELECTRONIC OR AN ELECTROMECHANICAL DEVICE OF A MEDIUM VOLTAGE INTERRUPTION UNIT - An interface module for communication with at least a first electronic or electromechanical device of a medium voltage interruption unit which comprises at least a power supply port through which said first device receives electric power. The interface module further comprises first interface means that are electrically connected to said power supply port, said first interface means exchanging information with said first device through said power supply port.02-04-2010
20100020888COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, COMMUNICATION METHOD AND INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM - In order to transmit and receive not less than a binary digital signal using a code table in which chaotic map is used and an independent component analysis, a transmitting device (01-28-2010
20110216840SIGNAL TRANSMISSION METHOD AND SIGNAL RECEIVING METHOD IN A MULTI-INPUT MULTI-OUTPUT SYSTEM - Disclosed is a signal transmission method comprising a feedback information receiving step of receiving a transmission rate and channel state information for transmission from a receiving end, a step of generating a signal to be transmitted by using a multi-antenna in accordance with the transmission rate, a step of performing a precoding on the generated signal by using the precoding matrix of the nested structure selected from a predetermined codebook in accordance with the transmission rate, and a step of transmitting the precoded signal. Said codebook includes a precoding matrix set in which a pre-coding matrix according to a first number of streams is not included in a precoding matrix according to a second number of streams greater than the first number of streams.09-08-2011
20120147979Forwarding Signal Supply Voltage in Data Transmission System - In a data transmission system, one or more signal supply voltages for generating the signaling voltage of a signal to be transmitted are generated in a first circuit and forwarded from the first circuit to a second circuit. The second circuit may use the forwarded signal supply voltages to generate another signal to be transmitted back from the second circuit to the first circuit, thereby obviating the need to generate signal supply voltages separately in the second circuit. The first circuit may also adjust the signal supply voltages based on the signal transmitted back from the second circuit to the first circuit. The data transmission system may employ a single-ended signaling system in which the signaling voltage is referenced to a reference voltage that is a power supply voltage such as ground, shared by the first circuit and the second circuit.06-14-2012
20120207230COMMUNICATION METHOD, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A communication system for performing serial communication using a first level, a second level and a middle level includes a first device; a second device; and a signal line, wherein the serial communication is performed by a first communication format signal sent together with a clock from the first device to the second device under a first mode, and a second communication format signal sent from the second device to the first device under a second mode, wherein the first communication format signal includes a first start bit, a plurality of first data bits, a plurality of first inverted data bits, a first check bit generated from the first data bits and a first inversion check bit, and the second communication format signal includes a second start bit, a plurality of second data bits, and a second check bit generated from the second data bits.08-16-2012
20120307920Method and Apparatus to Perform Function Compression - A functional compression scheme involves determining a minimal entropy coloring of a characteristic graph of a random variable. Various scenarios are disclosed where the determination of the minimal entropy coloring of a characteristic graph is easy and tractable.12-06-2012
20120307919Control of Cell Search Procedure - A method, an apparatus and a computer program product for wireless communication, wherein the LTE HSPA carrier aggregation includes an improved HARQ feedback by optimizing the radio interface for the uplink direction.12-06-2012
20120307921METHOD FOR SELECTING A TRANSMISSION MODE - A method and device are provided for selecting a transmission mode, for a first telecommunications entity having a plurality of different modes for transmitting a communications signal to a second telecommunications entity. The various transmission modes provide the same data rate D. The method includes: for a given transmission mode, determining the value of a first metric α that measures degradation relating to a given distance d stemming from the transmission medium of the communications signal for a given environment compared with a reference model for the transmission medium, as a result of a multi-path effect and/or of an attenuation effect of the transmission medium; and comparing values of the metric α for different modes in order to select at least one transmission mode.12-06-2012
20120147980BASE STATION APPARATUS AND RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD - Provided is a radio communication device which can make Acknowledgement (ACK) reception quality and Negative Acknowledgement (NACK) reception quality to be equal to each other. The device includes: a scrambling unit (06-14-2012
20110142142APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ESTIMATING CHANNEL IN CHANNEL DOMAIN - A method and apparatus for estimating a channel in a frequency domain are provided. The apparatus acquires frequency selectivity information using a cell-specific reference signal, selects a channel estimation scheme using a user specific reference signal according to the acquired frequency selectivity information, and estimates a frequency channel using the selected channel estimation scheme. Accordingly, more accurate channel estimation with respect to a region to which a physical downstream shared channel is allocated can be performed.06-16-2011
20100054348POWER LINE CHANNEL-ADAPTIVE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM AND METHOD - Disclosed herein is a power line channel-adaptive communications system and method. The power line channel-adaptive communications system includes a transmitting end, a channel-adaptive controller, and a receiving end. The transmitting end generates an adaptive chirp symbol signal of a preset type for transmission data according to a channel state of the power line, modulates the generated adaptive chirp symbol signal in any one of first and second transmission modes, and transmits the modulated adaptive chirp symbol signal via the power line channel. The channel-adaptive controller controls the type and transmission mode of the adaptive chirp symbol signal. The receiving end restores the transmission data by demodulating the adaptive chirp symbol signal, received via the power line channel, in any one of the first and second transmission modes according to the channel state of the power line.03-04-2010
20110007826TRANSMISSION APPARATUS, RECEPTION APPARATUS AND TRANSMISSION/RECEPTION APPARATUS - The present invention provides a transmission/reception apparatus capable of achieving both a high processing speed and good extensibility in performing communication protocol processes. Used for transmitting data in accordance with a predetermined communication protocol and receiving data transmitted in accordance with the predetermined communication protocol, the transmission/reception apparatus has a configuration capable of executing communication protocol processes by using hardware (in first and second communication-protocol-processing units) and software (in first and second control units). The hardware or the software can be selected properly in accordance with the type of data. For example, a communication protocol process for data regarded as a heavy processing load can be carried out by using the hardware at the high processing speed whereas a communication protocol process for data regarded as a light processing load can be carried out by using the software, which offers the good extensibility.01-13-2011
20110110440METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CHANGING FREQUENCY BAND USED FOR COMMUNICATION BETWEEN DEVICES SUPPORTING MULTIPLE FREQUENCY BANDS - A method and apparatus for changing a frequency band used for communication between first and second devices supporting multiple frequency bands. The method includes transmitting a frequency band change request frame including information regarding a communication capability of the first device and a frequency band change request for requesting to change a frequency band currently being used for communication between the first and second devices, to the second device; receiving a frequency band change response frame corresponding to the frequency band change request frame, from the second device; and selectively changing the frequency band currently being used to another frequency band based on the received frequency band change response frame.05-12-2011
20110110438 Antenna And Radio Arrangement - The present invention relates to an antenna and radio arrangement comprising at least a first antenna and a second antenna, each having a first antenna port and a second antenna port, the arrangement further comprising at least four first transmitting means, where the first antenna's first antenna port is connected to a first transmitting means, the first antenna's second antenna port is connected to a second transmitting means, the second antenna's first antenna port is connected to a third transmitting means, and the second antenna's second antenna port is connected to a fourth transmitting means. At least two transmitting means transmit signals to the corresponding antenna ports, said signals being modulated by the same stream of digital signals and having the same radio carrier frequency, thus accomplishing a spatial combining of the output signals. The present invention also relates to a corresponding method.05-12-2011
20120099664METHOD OF MULTIPLE FRAME TRANSMISSION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND TRANSMITTER - A method for multiple frame transmission in a wireless communication system and a transmitter are provided. The transmitter transmits a request to send (RTS) frame to a receiver. The RTS frame has a first bandwidth. The transmitter receives a clear to send (CTS) frame as a response of the RTS frame from the receiver to establish a transmission opportunity (TXOP) indicating an interval of time when the transmitter has the right to transmit at least one data frame. The CTS frame has a second bandwidth. The transmitter transmits a plurality of data frames sequentially to the receiver during the TXOP.04-26-2012
20120099663Portable Cellular Base Station Configuration - A method and apparatus for configuring a portable first cellular base station to operate in a digital cellular telecommunications network includes: placing the first cellular base station in the digital cellular telecommunications network; detecting with a radio receiver at least one second operating cellular base station within the digital cellular telecommunications network; demodulating a first transmission of the at least one second cellular base station transmitter to obtain a first data stream; predictively modifying the first data stream to create a modified first data stream; correlating at least one periodic portion of the modified first data stream to form an enhanced data signal; decoding the enhanced data signal to obtain information including at least the location area code for the at least one second operating cellular base station and a neighbor list of neighboring cellular base station scrambling codes; and configuring the first cellular base station to have the same scrambling code as one of the neighboring cellular base stations, a different location area code from that neighboring cellular base station, and not to connect to any cell phone attempting to initiate a connection with it.04-26-2012
20120063519RECEIVER WITH FEEDBACK CONTINUOUS-TIME DELTA-SIGMA MODULATOR WITH CURRENT-MODE INPUT - In accordance with some embodiments of the present disclosure, a receiver may include a downconverter configured to demodulate a modulated wireless signal to produce a current-mode baseband signal and an analog-to-digital converter (ADC) configured to convert the current-mode baseband signal into a digital output signal. The downconverter may be coupled to the ADC without an intervening filter element.03-15-2012
20110064150PLL CIRCUIT WITH IMPROVED PHASE DIFFERENCE DETECTION - In an ADPLL composed of a digital circuit, a technique improving phase difference detection in a vicinity of a phase difference of 0 (zero) is provided. A feedback loop comprises a PFD comparing phases and frequencies of a reference signal and a feedback signal, a TDC converting an output of the PFD into a digital value, a DLF removing a high frequency noise component from an output of the TDC, a DCO controlled based on an output of the DLF and a DIV frequency-dividing an output the DCO and outputting the feedback signal. An offset value is added at any portion of the feedback loop, a phase of the feedback signal is controlled and a value other than 0 is inputted to the TDC even when the ADPLL is locked.03-17-2011
20110158331Emulating Increased Sample Frequency in a Wireless Sensor Node and/or a Wireless Sensor Network - Apparatus and processors for wireless sensor nodes are disclosed emulating increasing the sampling frequency of the sensors of the wireless sensor nodes. Apparatus and processors are disclosed using the improved sensor readings to generate vehicle parameters for vehicles passing near one of the nodes, movement estimates and traffic ticket messages, any of which may be sent to other systems. Some of these embodiments may be used with and/or in the wireless sensor nodes and/or with or in an access point for the wireless sensor nodes. Installation devices and/or servers and/or computer readable memories are disclosed for delivering the operational configurations and/or installation packages and/or program systems to the various embodiments of the apparatus and/or processors.06-30-2011
20110158330Systems And Methods For Providing Preamble Codes And Generating Preamble Signals In Wireless Communications - A method for a user terminal to generate a preamble signal in a wireless communication system, the method including: generating an orthogonal sequence as a first sequence; performing cyclic shift on an antipodal version of the orthogonal sequence to generate a second sequence; and combining the first sequence and the second sequence to generate the preamble signal.06-30-2011
20110090971DOPPLER ESTIMATOR FOR OFDM SYSTEMS - A method of estimating the Doppler spread of a communication channel includes computing a first sum defined by a difference between the pilot tones of a first group of N symbols and a corresponding pilot tones of a second group of N symbols preceding the first group of N symbols, computing a second sum defined by the pilot tones of the second group of N symbols, and computing a ratio of the first sum and the second sum for each of the N symbols of the first and second group of symbols to generate N ratios representative of the Doppler spread of the channel. The first sum is further defined by the square of the difference between the pilot tones of the first group of N symbols and the corresponding pilot tones of the second group of N symbols.04-21-2011
20100067587ADAPTIVE PULSE DETECTION FOR ALL-DIGITAL LINE-OF-SIGHT (LOS) PROCESSOR - An all-digital line-of-sight (LOS) process architecture addresses the size, weight, power and performance constraints of a receiver for use in semi-active or active pulsed electromagnetic (EM) targeting systems. The all-digital architecture provides a platform for enhanced techniques for sensitive pulse detection over a wide field-of-view, adaptive pulse detection, LOS processing and counter measures.03-18-2010
20110317777Controlling Transmissions on Composite Carriers - Transmissions on a composite carrier including at least two component carriers can be controlled by means of a message by the provider of the carrier. The provider may receive a message from a device attempting to transmit on the composite carrier, and include in a response thereof an indication of at least one component carrier to be used by the device for a subsequent transmission. The device then received the message from the provider, and can determine based thereon at least one component carrier to be used by the device for at least one subsequent transmission, and transmit on the determined at least one component carrier.12-29-2011
20090086831TWO-WIRE COMMUNICATIONS BUS SYSTEM - A low-cost, two-wire, half-duplex high speed powered communications bus having a master/controller and one or more slave/sensor/interface units. The master/controller may have a current-limited power supply, and receive/transmit circuitry. Each slave/sensor/interface may have polarity protection and also have receive/transmit circuitry. The power supply may provide high/low voltage levels on the bus and over-current protection, and have one or more diodes for mis-wire protection. Each transmit circuit may have a tunable R-C network for limiting RF emissions. Each slave/sensor/interface may receive data and power over the two-wire bus.04-02-2009
20120170671INTEGRATED CIRCUIT CHIP, SYSTEM INCLUDING MASTER CHIP AND SLAVE CHIP, AND OPERATION METHOD THEREOF - An integrated circuit chip includes: a plurality of input pads; a plurality of first buffers respectively coupled with the input pads; and a plurality of second buffers respectively coupled with the input pads, wherein the first buffers are configured to receive signals of a higher frequency than the second buffer, wherein the second buffers and the first buffers are configured to selectively output the signals input to the selected buffers according to an operation mode that is set in response to an input signal.07-05-2012
20120207229DIGITAL PRE-DISTORTION - A pre-distortion circuit that may introduce a pre-distortion signal in a communication channel by determining a harmonic signal of the signal to be output. One or more image correction signals of the signal to be output may be determined. The one or more image correction signals may be complex conjugate signal variations of the signal to be output. The harmonic signal, the one or more image correction signals and the signal to be output may be combined into a combined output signal. The combined output signal may be transmitted to a digital-to-analog converter. The predistortion circuit may be implemented in a FPGA, an ASIC, a digital-to-analog converter, and/or a separate IC package.08-16-2012
20120045002System and Method for Sharing Information Between Two or More Devices - A system and method for sharing digital information between two or more devices in close proximity using a sound signal. The sending device obtains a globally unique share identifier from an information sharing system. The sending device then uploads the digital information to be shared to the information sharing system and transmits the sharing identifier to a receiving device via sound signals. The receiving device communicates the sharing identifier to the information sharing system and receives the digital information from the information sharing system. The information transferred from the sharing system can be password encrypted, the information transfer can be limited to a specified time period or the information transfer can be limited to receiving devices located within a specified geographic extent. In some embodiments of the invention, the sending device broadcasts a sound signal with a sharing identifier encoded in the sound stream and a plurality of receiving devices access digital information at the information sharing system using the sharing identifier as recovered from the sound stream.02-23-2012
20120045000System and Method for Amplitude Control of a Crystal Oscillator - In accordance with some embodiments of the present disclosure, an oscillator may include a crystal resonator and a squaring circuit coupled to the crystal resonator and configured to convert a sinusoidal signal produced by the crystal resonator to a square-wave signal, the squaring circuit comprising a bias circuit configured to transmit a selected bias voltage for the squaring circuit, the selected bias voltage selected from a plurality of potential bias voltages. In accordance with this and other embodiments of the present disclosure, an oscillator may include a crystal resonator, an inverter coupled in parallel with the crystal resonator, and a programmable voltage regulator coupled to the inverter. The programmable voltage regulator may be configured to supply a first supply voltage to the inverter during a startup duration of the oscillator, and supply a second supply voltage to the inverter after the startup duration, wherein the second supply voltage is lesser than the first supply voltage.02-23-2012
20120002736Digital Upgrade System and Method - Digital upgrade system and method for translating analog commands and digital commands in wireless customer services premises equipment (CPE). The digital upgrade system receives a command from a CPE Host and translates the command from analog to digital in order to broadcast it over a wireless digital network to be received by a client. Alternatively, the digital upgrade system receives a digital command from a digital network and translates it to an analog command to be received by a functionality module of a wireless CPE Host.01-05-2012
20120002737Method and Apparatus for Coexistence of OFDM Receiver with Burst Interference - In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, an apparatus and a corresponding method are described, comprising reception of an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) transmission, wherein the OFDM transmission comprises at least one OFDM symbol and at least one guard interval. At least a part of the OFDM symbol is repeated during at least a part of the guard interval. The presence of a burst interference is detected, and at least a part of the OFDM symbol occurring during the burst interference is replaced with at least a part of the signal received during the guard interval.01-05-2012
20120002734INPUT/OUTPUT DEVICE HAVING HART COMMUNICATIONS FUNCTIONS - Channels, which are assigned to each individual lower-level device that are the input/output destinations for HART communications signals that are produced through superimposing, onto a 4 to 20 mA DC signal, digital signals that have been converted into 1200 Hz and 2200 Hz frequency signals; a first controlling portion for controlling communications with a higher-level device; and HART communications portions, provided for each individual channel, for extracting frequency signals from the HART communications signals received through the channels, and for sending to the controlling portion digital signals corresponding to the frequency signals, are provided; where the first controlling portion sends, to the higher-level device, the digital signals received from the individual HART communications portions.01-05-2012
20120002735APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR WIRELESS CHANNEL SOUNDING - A technique of operating a wireless communication device includes receiving an assigned starting point index and an assigned reference signal bandwidth for a reference signal. The reference signal is then transmitted multiple times, beginning at an initial resource block that is associated with the assigned starting point index and in accordance with the assigned reference signal bandwidth, across a shared channel.01-05-2012
20120008698METHOD FOR REPORTING A TRANSMISSION CHANNEL QUALITY - A method for reporting a user channel quality in a wireless telecommunication system. The user channel includes a plurality of transmission resources such as, for example, frequency intervals of an OFDM multiplex. The user terminal determines the transmission resources which would be in an outage position for a transmission with a set point bit rate. The user terminal transmits on the uplink the list of resources which would be in an outage position as well as a channel quality indicator for resources which would not be.01-12-2012
20120008701PHASE INTERPOLATOR BASED TRANSMISSION CLOCK CONTROL - A system and method is provided for phase interpolator based transmission clock control. The system includes a transmitter having a phase interpolator coupled to a master timing generator and a transmission module. The phase interpolator is also coupled to a receiver interpolator control module and/or an external interpolator control module. When the system is operating in repeat mode, the transmitter phase interpolator receives a control signal from a receiver interpolator control module. The transmitter phase interpolator uses the signal to synchronize the transmission clock to the sampling clock. When the system is operating in test mode, a user defines a transmission data profile in an external interpolator control module. The external interpolator control module generates a control signal based on the profile. The transmitter phase interpolator uses the signal to generate a transmission clock that is used by the transmission module to generate a data stream having the desired profile.01-12-2012
20120008699RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, TERMINAL APPARATUS, BASE STATION APPARATUS, AND RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD FOR RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A radio communication system including: a base station apparatus; and a terminal apparatus, wherein the base station apparatus and terminal apparatus perform radio communication, the terminal apparatus includes: a holding unit which holds a pre-coding matrix; a relative value determining unit which determines a relative value with respect to a parameter included in the held pre-coding matrix; and a transmitting unit which transmits the determined relative value, and the base station apparatus includes a receiving unit which receives the relative value.01-12-2012
20120008697COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK THAT IS DISTRIBUTED, MODULAR, AND CONFIGURABLE FOR AN ON-BOARD AVIONICS SYSTEM - A communications network for an on-board avionics system for conveying information between at least one on-board computer (01-12-2012
20120045001Method of Generating a Codebook - A method of generating a mixed codebook including a plurality of codewords for a communication network is provided, wherein the method includes generating a first codeword of a first codeword type according to a first generation scheme, generating a second codeword of a second codeword type according to a second generation scheme which is different to the first generation scheme, and combining the first codeword and the second codeword to a mixed codebook.02-23-2012
20120063526Method and apparatus for transmitting data, and communication system - The present invention discloses a method for transmitting data. In the embodiments of the present invention, whether to send blocking information used to block low priority data sent by an upper layer is determined through monitoring a delay of data during transmission, so as to prevent data overflow in a retransmission buffer of the sending end, thus achieving higher INP protection for the low priority data. Meanwhile, only the low priority data is blocked at this time, therefore, a sending end may further continue receiving high priority data, and mark the high priority data with a flag indicating retransmission is not needed when encapsulating the high priority data, so that a receiving end does not apply for retransmission of the high priority data when receiving the high priority data, thus ensuring the short delay requirement of the high priority data.03-15-2012
20120014461Phase adjustment method, data transmission device, and data transmission system - A method of adjusting a phase includes generating phase adjustment patterns corresponding to transmission circuits by performing a serial-to-parallel conversion on a fundamental phase adjustment pattern in a transmission side circuit; transmitting, by the transmission circuits, transmission signals including the phase adjustment patterns; generating phase adjustment patterns corresponding to receiving circuits corresponding to the transmission circuits by performing the serial-to-parallel conversion on the fundamental phase adjustment pattern in a receiving side circuit; receiving, by the receiving circuits, the transmission signals using a reception clock signal; comparing signal patterns included in the transmission signals with the phase adjustment patterns and output comparison results; and adjusting a phase of the reception clock signal based on the comparison results.01-19-2012
20120250775TRANSMITTER, RECEIVER, METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING AND METHOD FOR RECEIVING - According to an embodiment, a transmitter is described comprising an input configured to receive a plurality of symbols to be transmitted and a timing circuit configured to associate each symbol with a symbol transmission period of a predefined sequence of symbol transmission periods, wherein the symbol transmission periods of the sequence of symbol transmission periods are at least partially different.10-04-2012
20120250776TRANSMISSION CONTROLLING METHOD, SENDER APPARATUS AND RECEIVER APPARATUS FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A transmission controlling method for a wireless communication system wherein a plurality of data blocks can be transmitted from a sender apparatus having a plurality of sending antennas to a receiver apparatus, the transmission controlling method including on the sender apparatus, sending process information which prevent plurality of data blocks from competing to the receiver apparatus with a control channel; and on the receiver apparatus, combining, based on the process information, the data block received already and a re-sent data block.10-04-2012
20120114052METHODS THAT COMMUNICATE VIA TRANSFERJET AND NFC TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVER PAIRING - An electronic communication device includes a high-rate RF wireless transmitter circuit (e.g., a TransferJet transmitter circuit) and a low-rate magnetically coupled receiver circuit (e.g., a Near Field Communication receiver circuit). The high-rate RF wireless transmitter circuit transmits a block of data to another proximately located communication device via RF signals using a first RF communication protocol. The low-rate magnetically coupled receiver circuit receives a communication control signal from the other proximately located communication device via magnetic coupling thereto using a second protocol that is different from the first RF communication protocol, and responds to the communication control signal by selectively triggering the high-rate RF wireless transmitter circuit to transmit another block of data when available for transmission.05-10-2012
20120063525ARRAY ANTENNA ARRANGEMENT - A wireless communication system comprising at least one base station in a communication cell, wherein the base station is equipped with at least one array antenna comprising at least two antenna ports which are connected to respective at least two corresponding antenna elements, wherein at least two of the at least two antenna elements have essentially the same polarization. The array antenna is arranged for communication via at least two antenna radiation lobes, each antenna radiation lobe communicating an information stream to at least one user equipment (UE) in the cell, wherein each antenna radiation lobe is individually controllable both in azimuth and elevation, whereby the communication of the information streams is optimized.03-15-2012
20120027105CHANNEL ESTIMATOR - There is provided a channel estimator for a receiver in a communication system, the channel estimator comprising an input for receiving signals that have been transmitted over a transmission channel; processing means for determining an initial estimate of the channel impulse response of the transmission channel from the received signals, the determined initial estimate comprising a plurality of taps; and determining a further estimate of the transmission channel from the initial estimate; wherein the processing means is configured to apply a weighting to a subset of the plurality of taps from the initial estimate in determining the further estimate, the value of the weighting being determined according to a quality of the received signals.02-02-2012
20120027107COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND COMMUNICATION METHOD IN DATA TRANSMISSION SYSTEM - A communication device includes: a detector for detecting a predetermined number of consecutive identical codes from first data for transmission to generate a bit inversion instruction signal; a data inversion section for inversing at least one bit of the first data when the bit inversion instruction signal is generated; and a transmitter for transmitting the second data to another communication device. The predetermined number is not greater than a specified number of consecutive identical codes in the data transmission system.02-02-2012
20120027106BEAMFORMING SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR LINK LAYER MULTICASTING - Beamforming systems and methods are disclosed. In accordance with one method, an optimization problem that is based on channel matrices for a plurality of receivers is solved to obtain corresponding multipliers for each of the channel matrices. In addition, a determination of whether a maximum eigenvalue of a particular matrix that is based on the channel matrices and the multipliers has a multiplicity of one is made. Further, the method includes applying an eigenvector of the particular matrix for the maximum eigenvalue as a beamforming matrix to data symbols if the maximum eigenvalue has a multiplicity of one. Moreover, data signals are transmitted to the receivers in accordance with the beamforming matrix.02-02-2012
20120063520SEMICONDUCTOR INTEGRATED CIRCUIT, RADIO COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND TIME TO DIGITAL CONVERTER - According to one embodiment, a semiconductor integrated device includes a digitally controlled oscillator, a counter, a time to digital converter, an adder, and a control signal generator. The time to digital converter includes a frequency-divider, a plurality of impedance elements, and a phase difference detector. The frequency-divider is configured to frequency-divide the oscillation signal to generate a plurality of frequency-divided signals. The plurality of impedance elements is configured to voltage-divide the frequency-divided signals to generate a plurality of delay signals of the oscillation signal. The phase difference detector is configured to output the third digital signal corresponding to the phase difference between the reference signal and the oscillation signal by comparing the reference signal with each of the delay signals.03-15-2012
20120063524SIGNALING SYSTEM WITH ADAPTIVE TIMING CALIBRATION - A signaling system is disclosed. The signaling system includes a first integrated circuit (IC) chip to receive a data signal and a strobe signal. The first IC includes circuitry to sample the data signal at times indicated by the strobe signal to generate phase error information and circuitry to output the phase error information from the first IC device. The system further includes a signaling link and a second IC chip coupled to the first IC chip via the signaling link to output the data signal and the strobe signal to the first IC chip. The second IC chip includes delay circuitry to generate the strobe signal by delaying an aperiodic timing signal for a first time interval and timing control circuitry to receive the phase error information from the first IC chip and adjust the first time interval in accordance with the phase error information.03-15-2012
20120063523COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, INFORMATION TRANSMISSION METHOD, CODE SETTING METHOD, BASE STATION, AND MOBILE STATION - A communication system includes a communication station that converts a value information into a code value based on a corresponding relationship in which a difference between a first value information and a second value information is set to any value equal to or greater than two, where the second value information corresponds to a code value where an error occurs in one bit of the code value corresponding to the first value information.03-15-2012
20120063522METHOD FOR DIRECTIONAL DIGITAL DATA TRANSMISSION BETWEEN AN AIRCRAFT AND A GROUND STATION - The invention relates to a method for digital and directional data transmission between aircraft and ground stations. In this arrangement data is exchanged digitally and directly, in other words directly by means of directional antennae, between the aircraft and the ground stations. Furthermore, transmission lobes are adapted during flight, and the directional antennae on the aircraft only illuminate regions on the ground that are located at a minimum distance across the flight path of the aircraft.03-15-2012
20120063521FRACTIONAL-N PHASE LOCKED LOOP, OPERATION METHOD THEREOF, AND DEVICES HAVING THE SAME - A fractional-N phase locked loop is provided. The fractional-N phase locked loop includes a phase adjusting circuit detecting a phase difference between a reference clock signal and a feedback clock signal and outputting a plurality of phase clock signals in response to the detected phase difference, a phase selector selecting and outputting one of the plurality of phase clock signals output from the phase adjusting circuit in response to a phase selection signal, a control circuit generating the phase selection signal by using a sigma-delta modulator operation clock signal, which is generated by dividing the selected phase clock signal by each of N or more different integers (N is an integer more than or equal to 2), and a first divider generating the feedback clock signal by dividing the selected phase clock signal by an integer.03-15-2012
20120300863TRANSMISSION DEVICE, RECEPTION DEVICE, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND COMMUNICATION METHOD - High transmission efficiency is realized by allowing extension to a number of ports greater than the conventional number of ports through efficient signaling. In a communication system, the highest number of ranks that is the number of spatial multiplex of transmission data transmitted to a terminal device from a base station is 8. The base station generates control information including 3-bit rank information indicating the rank of transmission data, and transmits the transmission data, a reference signal used for demodulating a physical downlink shared channel having the transmission data mapped, and the control information. The terminal device receives the transmission data, the reference signal, and the control information to identify the reference signal using the control information.11-29-2012
20110103493System and Method for Wireless Communications with Adaptive Codebooks - A system and method for wireless communications with adaptive codebooks are provided. A method for communications node operations includes estimating a communications channel between the communications node and a controller serving the communications node, quantizing the estimated communications channel based on an adapted codebook, estimating statistics of the communications channel, transmitting a first indicator of the quantized estimated communications channel, adjusting the adapted codebook based on the estimated statistics, and receiving a transmission from the controller. The transmission is precoded based on the first indicator of the quantized estimated communications channel.05-05-2011
20100091890Creating Training Sequences for Space-Time Diversity Arrangements - A training sequence is created for space-time diversity arrangement, having any training sequence length, while limiting the training sequence to a standard constellation. Given a number of channel unknowns that need to be estimated, L, a training sequence can be creates that yields minimum means squared estimation error for lengths N04-15-2010
20120121028METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING/RECEIVING A CONTROL FORMAT INDICATOR CHANNEL FOR A RELAY BACKHAUL LINK IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - The present invention relates to a method and an apparatus for transmitting/receiving a control format indicator channel for a relay backhaul link in a wireless communication system. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method for transmitting a control format indicator channel for a relay backhaul link in a wireless communication system is configured such that a base station generates a relay physical control format indicator channel (hereinafter, referred to as “R-PCFICH”) containing information on a relay physical downlink control channel (hereinafter, referred to as “R-PDCCH”) region, and transmits the R-PCFICH through a first OFDM symbol of the R-PDCCH region.05-17-2012
20120121027SPECTRUM SENSING - A communication apparatus including at least one user data communication block configured to transport user data, the user data communication block comprising two or more logical sub blocks configured to process user data on different protocol layers, wherein at least one of said sub blocks is configured to perform spectrum sensing.05-17-2012
20120121026METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING INFORMATION ACCORDING TO TARGET ENCODING RATE, BASE STATION AND MOBILE STATION - A method for transmitting information according to a target encoding rate is provided according to the embodiments of the present invention, which includes: obtaining basic information bits and at least one incremental information bit from information encoded by a base station (BS) according to a target encoding rate; and sequentially transmitting the basic information bits and the at least one incremental information bit to a mobile station (MS) within a determined time interval, in which the target encoding rate is an encoding rate used by the BS when the MS is capable of correctly decoding the information transmitted by the BS. A BS and an MS are further provided according to the embodiments of the present invention, thereby reducing power consumption by the MS.05-17-2012
20120128083Method For Transmitting Signals, User Equipment Thereof - The present invention discloses a method for signal transmission and a user equipment (UE), wherein said method comprises: user equipment UE calculating an MSE of a first layer of signal and an MSE of a second layer of signal; the UE selecting a pre-coding matrix from a plurality of pre-coding matrices according to the sum of the MSE of the first layer of signal and the MSE of the second layer of signal; and the UE informing a base station to use the selected pre-coding matrix to transmit signals. By way of the present invention, the correct transmission of signals is ensured, the block error rate of the system is reduced, and the throughput of the system is improved.05-24-2012
20120128082Methods and Systems for Programmable Digital Down-Conversion - A radio communication apparatus operable over a wide range of frequencies including a signal processing device is provided. The device performs an analog to digital conversion at a predetermined sample rate independent of a selected frequency band within the wide range of frequencies to generate a digital signal, and digitally processes the digital signal to output a data signal at baseband associated with the selected frequency band.05-24-2012
20120163482COMMUNICATION METHOD, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, TRANSMISSION DEVICE, AND RECEIVING DEVICE - A communication method of transmitting plural packets from a first communication device to a second communication device includes associating identification information items with combinations of reception results of the plural packets in the second communication device, specifying one of the identification information items based on the reception results of the plural packets in initial reception, and transmitting the one item to the first communication device; determining an encoding method and encoding the plural packets based on the determined encoding method, and retransmitting the encoded packets to the second communication device; and decoding the encoded packets based on successfully received packets and reproducing incorrectly received packets in the initial reception.06-28-2012
20120163481METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING DATA IN A BLOOD GLUCOSE SYSTEM AND CORRESPONDING BLOOD GLUCOSE SYSTEM - A method for wireless transmission of data between a master controller (06-28-2012
20110182370METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ACKNOWLEDGMENT DETECTION DURING PREAMBLE TRANSMISSION - A method for wireless communication is disclosed, the method including transmitting a plurality of preambles; and detecting an acknowledgement to one of the preambles during the transmission of another one of the preambles. An apparatus for performing the method is also disclosed.07-28-2011
20110182373POLAR MODULATOR WITH SIGNED AMPLITUDE REDUCING PHASE TRANSITIONS - A polar modulator including a signal converter configured to provide a phase signal and an amplitude signal based on at least one received signal is disclosed. A digital-to-analog converter is coupled to the signal converter, the digital-to-analog converter configured to receive an augmented signal, wherein a polarity of the augmented signal is selected to minimize an absolute phase change for sequential signals. A signal mixer is coupled to the digital-to-analog converter to receive an analog signal generated from the augmented signal.07-28-2011
20110182371RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, RECEIVER, AND TRANSMITTER - Provided are a radio communication system, a receiver, and a transmitter, which are capable of reducing an operation time period of a reception circuit of the receiver and achieving reduction in power consumption even if there is a clock error between the transmitter and the receiver. In a case of a conventional method illustrated in FIG. 07-28-2011
20120134429Techniques for Quantization Adaptation in Cooperative Signal Communication - In cooperative signal communication between a mobile terminal (05-31-2012
20120213299METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR NOISE RESILIENT, PIN-EFFICIENT AND LOW POWER COMMUNICATIONS WITH SPARSE SIGNALING CODES - In bus communications methods and apparatus, a first set of physical signals representing the information to be conveyed over the bus is provided, and mapped to a codeword of a sparse signaling code, wherein a codeword is representable as a vector of a plurality of components, some of which are quiescent components and some of which are non-quiescent components, wherein the number of quiescent components and non-quiescent components meet a sparseness requirement.08-23-2012
20120076216MIMO Communication Method And Devices - A stream of information is communicated by means of transmission distributed over a plurality of transmission antennas and reception distributed over a plurality of reception antennas. In the method the stream is encoded according to an error correcting code, into a series of multi-bit symbols. A sequence of the multi-bit symbols is interleaved, by which symbols are assigned to time slots, so that the multiple bits of the symbols remain together in the same time slot. The interleaved multi-bit symbols are transmitted, with each symbol distributed over the transmission antennas in a respective time slot. Signals received at the reception antennas in each respective time slot are received and demodulated, to produce demodulation results each for a respective time slot. A time-slot sequence of the demodulation results is deinterleaved. Decoded symbol values are selected under a constraint that a series of the selected symbols belongs to the error correcting code. The selection is performed based on information about the probability of the symbol values, obtained as a function of the demodulation results. A function is used that accounts for correlation effects between the signals from combinations of the reception antennas in a time slot.03-29-2012
20120076215METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING ADDITIONAL DATA IN DIGITAL TERRESTRIAL BROADCASTING SYSTEM - A method and an apparatus for transmitting additional data in a digital terrestrial broadcasting system are provided. The apparatus includes: a main signal generating unit channel-coding main data and converting the main data into a main signal; an additional signal generating unit channel-coding additional data and converting the additional data into an additional signal; a mixed signal generating unit generating a mixed signal by coupling the main signal and the additional signal to each other; and a mixed signal transmitting unit modulating the mixed signal and transmitting the modulated mixed signal to a receiver through a transmission antenna, wherein the additional data is additional data requested by a specific user possessing the receiver and the specific user provides information on an additional data transmitter.03-29-2012
20120076214Multi-symbol channel estimation method for estimating channel response in a multi-carrier modulation system - A method of multi-symbol channel estimation for estimating channel response to a plurality of transmission symbols within an observation window transmitted through a time-varying channel in a multi-carrier modulation system is provided. The method is to be implemented using a channel estimation device, and includes the steps of: obtaining a window pilot receive vector according to a part of elements of each of receive symbols corresponding to pilots in a corresponding one of the transmission symbols; computing a window pilot channel trans form matrix based upon the pilots in the transmission symbols; computing an estimated value of a polynomial coefficient vector based upon the window pilot receive vector and the window pilot channel transform matrix; and for each of the transmission symbols, computing a plurality of estimated values of channel response associated with possible transmission paths in the time-varying channel according to the estimated value of the polynomial coefficient vector.03-29-2012
20120076213INTERFERENCE CANCELATION USING EDGE SIGNALS FOR SYNCHRONIZATION SIGNAL DETECTION - In 3GPP Release (Rel) 8, a primary synchronization signal (PSS) and a secondary synchronization signal (SSS) may be transmitted in six resource blocks, occupying, for example, the center 62 tones (i.e., subcarriers) of an LTE-A system, wherein the center tone may be skipped. In synchronous networks, cells may transmit their respective PSS and SSS on the same frequency at the same time, wherein strong cells may overshadow the weak ones. However, strong cells may not be the serving cell for a user equipment (UE), particularly in a heterogeneous network. Traditionally, interference cancelation, an enhanced receiver technique, has been used, wherein the UE may first find the strong cells and cancel them out to find the serving cell. However, due to propagation delay and synchronization uncertainty, a timing offset may exist among cells, even in synchronous networks. Therefore, systems and methods are disclosed, providing for improved handling of the timing offset among different cells by applying a time domain cancelation.03-29-2012
20120076212HARMONIC TRANSMISSION OF DATA - Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for communicating using harmonic tones. In one aspect, a method includes receiving harmonic tones that represent data being reported by a node that generated the harmonic tones; selecting data that are represented by each of the harmonic tones; and providing the data that are represented by the harmonic tones.03-29-2012
20120177134QUANTUM COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A quantum communication system including an emitter and a receiver, the emitter including an encoder and at least one photon source and being configured to pass a signal pulse and a reference pulse, which are separated in time, through the encoder and output the signal pulse and the reference pulse. The reference pulse has a higher probability of containing more than one photon than the signal pulse. The receiver includes a decoder and at least one detector for measuring the signal pulse and the reference pulse.07-12-2012
20120257684METHOD FOR NON-VERBALLY SHARING INFORMATION BETWEEN PERSONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE CONTROL OF AN AIRCRAFT USING A DIGITAL COMMUNICATION LINK - In a first embodiment, the method includes, but is not limited to receiving a first instruction from a first party who is associated with control of the aircraft, to transmit an initial non-verbal communication to a second party who is associated with control of the aircraft. The method further includes transmitting the initial non-verbal communication to the second party over the digital communication link. The method further includes receiving a second instruction from the second party to transmit a non-verbal response to the initial non-verbal communication. The method still further includes transmitting the non-verbal response to the first party over the digital communication link. Either the initial non-verbal communication or the non-verbal response includes data that can be used to derive a text message and a graphic image, and wherein the graphic image includes information that is available to only one of the first party and the second party.10-11-2012
20120189069Systems and Methods for a Multiport Synchronous-Asynchronous Client for Scheduling and Delivering Content for Digital Radio Broadcast Transmission - Systems, methods, and processor readable media are disclosed for scheduling and delivering content for digital radio broadcast transmission. To overcome the inefficiencies of conventional scheduling and delivery techniques, the present disclosure describes a novel multiport synchronous-asynchronous client for receiving content from multiple sources and then scheduling and delivering that content to an importer.07-26-2012
20120328032Communication Entity with Timing Generator Coupled Via a Digital Protocol to Sample-Driven Further Communication Entity - An embodiment of the invention provides a communication device (12-27-2012
20120263244INTEGRATED CIRCUIT WITH ELECTROMAGNETIC COMMUNICATION - A system for transmitting or receiving signals may include an integrated circuit (IC), a transducer operatively coupled to the IC for converting between electrical signals and electromagnetic signals; and insulating material that fixes the locations of the transducer and IC in spaced relationship relative to each other. The system may further include a lead frame providing external connections to conductors on the IC. An electromagnetic-energy directing assembly may be mounted relative to the transducer for directing electromagnetic energy in a region including the transducer and in a direction away from the IC. The directing assembly may include the lead frame, a printed circuit board ground plane, or external conductive elements spaced from the transducer. In a receiver, a signal-detector circuit may be responsive to a monitor signal representative of a received first radio-frequency electrical signal for generating a control signal that enables or disables an output from the receiver.10-18-2012
20120082250UPLINK POWER CONTROL METHOD AND APPARATUS IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - An uplink power control method and apparatus in a wireless communication system are provided. The uplink power control method in a terminal of a wireless communication system includes mapping one or more codewords to one or more layers, and multiplying the codewords mapped to the layers by a layer power control matrix so as to perform layer power control.04-05-2012
20120082249SIGNAL EXTENDER SYSTEM AND SIGNAL EXTENDER THEREOF - A signal extender system including a first electronic apparatus, a second electronic apparatus, and a signal extender. The signal extender system includes a transmission module, a receiving module, and pairs of differential transmission lines. The receiving module includes a timing memory unit. The transmission module receives a digital image differential signal including differential data signals, a differential timing signal, and a two-way differential signal. A first pair of differential transmission lines, a second pair of differential transmission lines, and a third pair of differential transmission lines of the pairs of differential transmission lines transmit the differential data signals respectively. A fourth pair of differential transmission lines alternately transmits the two-way differential signal and a part of differential timing signal. The timing memory unit memories and continually replicates the part of differential timing signal to recover the differential timing signal and output it to the second electronic apparatus.04-05-2012
20120082248METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING CODEBOOK SUBSET RESTRICTION BITMAP - A method for transmitting and receiving a codebook subset restriction bitmap is provided. The Codebook Subset Restriction (CSR) bitmap transmission method of an evolved Node B (eNB) in transmission mode 9 for communication with 8 antenna ports includes generating a CSR bitmap including bits corresponding to restricted precoding matrix indicators and rank indicators that are not allowed for reporting and transmitting the CSR bitmap to a User Equipment (UE). The CSR bitmap comprises 53 bits corresponding to a first codebook and 56 bits corresponding to a second codebook, the 53 bits corresponding to a first codebook comprise 16, 16, 4, 4, 4, 4, and 1 bits for layers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8, respectively, and the 56 bits corresponding to a second codebook comprise 16, 16, 16 and 8 bits for layers 1, 2, 3, and 4, respectively.04-05-2012
20120082246SIGNAL TRANSMITTING DEVICE, SIGNAL RECEIVING DEVICE, SIGNAL TRANSCEIVER DEVICE AND SIGNAL TRANSMISSION METHOD - Signal transmitting device, signal receiving device, signal transceiver device and signal transmission method use a conductive case as a transmission line to transmit/receive a modulated control signal or a sensing signal. The signal transmitting device, the signal receiving device and the signal transceiver device adopt a capacitive coupling unit as a media to transmit/receive the modulated signal, which makes the conductive case as a carrier when coupling the modulated signal onto the conductive case. When the signal is carried on the conductive case, the modulated signal is able to be captured and well transmitted.04-05-2012
20120082247System and Method for Phase Detection - A method may include performing a logical exclusive OR and a logical inverse exclusive or on an input reference signal and an output signal to generate an XOR signal and an XNOR signal, respectively. The method may also include generating a switch control signal indicative of whether a first phase of the input reference signal leads or lags a second phase of the output signal. The method may additionally include: (i) transmitting the XOR signal to an output of a switch if the first phase leads the second phase; and (ii) transmitting the XNOR signal to the output of the switch if the first phase lags the second phase. The method may further include generating a phase detector output signal indicative of a phase difference between the second phase based on a signal present on the output of the switch.04-05-2012
20110122956METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR UTILIZING A RESERVED AND/OR OUT OF BAND CHANNEL FOR MAINTAINING A NETWORK CONNECTION - Aspects of a method and system for utilization of an reserved and/or out of band channel for maintaining a network connection are provided. In this regard, information relating to training of one or more link partners communicatively coupled to an Ethernet link may be exchanged via a reserved and/or out of band channel on the Ethernet link. The reserved and/or out of band channel may be an auxiliary channel as specified by the IEEE802.1AN standard. The reserved and/or out of band channel may be utilized for scheduling training of one or more of the link partners, determining which of the link partners require training, synchronizing training of the link partners, training the link partners based on changes in environmental conditions. The training may comprise configuring an echo canceller a far-end crosstalk canceller, and/or a near-end crosstalk canceller.05-26-2011
20130136196Wireless Communication Apparatus and Method - In relation to wireless communication, a communications apparatus suitable for installation into a vehicle provides a user-driven communication capability in a vehicle communications system. The apparatus includes means providing a wide-area communication capability, at least one antenna interface for conveying signals to and/or from at least one antenna providing wide-area communication, at least one power input configured to receive operating power for the apparatus from a vehicle and at least one digital communication interface for providing connectivity to a master unit of the vehicle.05-30-2013
20110002402Data Transmission - A system for transmitting data between a first device and a second device, the first device being arranged to transmit data to the second device and the second device being arranged to transmit an acknowledgement to the first device if the data transmitted by the first device is properly received by the second device; wherein the system comprises means to measure the quality of reception of acknowledgements by the first device and to modify one or more acknowledgement transmission parameters depending on the measurement. The parameters may include: transmission rate, degree of forward error correction coding, and output power. The parameters may be modified to improve the quality of reception of acknowledgements if the measured quality falls below a threshold. The means to measure the quality of reception may comprise means to determine a measure of the number, or relative number, of acknowledgements that were not properly received by the first device. In an embodiment the first device is arranged to retransmit the data if an acknowledgement is not properly received, and the means to determine a measure of the number of acknowledgements that were not properly received by the first device comprises means to determine the number of data packets that have been received by the second device which were previously properly received by the second device.01-06-2011
20110002401RANDOM ACCESS CHANNEL CONSTRUCTING METHOD AND EQUIPMENT FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A method and an apparatus for constructing a random access channel of a wireless communication system, in which the method includes the following steps: setting a length of a preamble; setting a length of a cyclic prefix according to the length of the preamble; and setting a random access channel structure consisting of the preamble and the cyclic prefix. The random access channel designed by the method can be flexibly set to transmit in the UpPTS, and can satisfy the demand of a small coverage scenario in a better manner.01-06-2011
20120321003SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FREQUENCY OFFSETTING OF INFORMATION COMMUNICATED IN MIMO-BASED WIRELESS NETWORKS - A communications system includes a multiple-input/multiple-output (MIMO) architecture for high capacity switched mesh networks. The MIMO architecture has a plurality of radio frequency chains. One of the plurality of radio frequency chains is configured to apply a first frequency offset to a base frequency of an output signal to generate a first transmitting frequency; and another of the plurality of radio frequency chains being configured to apply a second frequency offset to the base frequency to generate a second transmitting frequency. The system uses the carrier frequency offset to lock the clock of the master subsystem to the clock of the slave subsystem, thereby enabling bandwidth expansion to be employed on the MIMO data streams.12-20-2012
20120321002TRANSMITTING DEVICE, RECEIVING DEVICE AND TRANSMITTING/RECEIVING SYSTEM - A transmitting device 12-20-2012
20120321004SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FREQUENCY OFFSETTING OF INFORMATION COMMUNICATED IN MIMO-BASED WIRELESS NETWORKS - A communications system includes a multiple-input/multiple-output (MIMO) architecture for high capacity switched mesh networks. The MIMO architecture has a plurality of radio frequency chains. One of the plurality of radio frequency chains is configured to apply a first frequency offset to a base frequency of an output signal to generate a first transmitting frequency; and another of the plurality of radio frequency chains being configured to apply a second frequency offset to the base frequency to generate a second transmitting frequency. The system uses the carrier frequency offset to lock the clock of the master subsystem to the clock of the slave subsystem, thereby enabling bandwidth expansion to be employed on the MIMO data streams.12-20-2012
20110235727COMMUNICATION CHANNEL CALIBRATION WITH NONVOLATILE PARAMETER STORE FOR RECOVERY - A communication channel is operated by storing a calibrated parameter value in nonvolatile memory during manufacturing, testing, or during a first operation of the device. Upon starting operation of the communication channel in the field, the calibrated parameter value is obtained from the nonvolatile memory, and used in applying an operating parameter of the communication channel. After applying the operating parameter, communication is initiated on a communication channel. The operating parameter can be adjusted to account for drift immediately after starting up, or periodically. The process of starting operation in the field includes power up events after a power management operation. In embodiments where one component includes memory, steps can be taken prior to a power management operation using the communication channel, such as transferring calibration patterns to be used in calibration procedures.09-29-2011
20110235726METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR UPDATING CHANNEL INFORMATION IN MOBILE COMMUNICATION TERMINAL - An apparatus and method for updating channel information in a mobile communication terminal supporting Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (DMB) are provided. The method includes sending a broadcasting information request to an Over The Air (OTA) server over a mobile communication network, receiving broadcasting information from the OTA server over the mobile communication network, and updating stored broadcasting information based on the received broadcasting information.09-29-2011
20100232526 METHOD OF SELECTING A MODULATION AND CODING SCHEME BASED ON ADJUSTED CHANNEL QUALITY VALUES - In a method for selecting modulation and coding scheme for data transmitted from a transmitter to a receiver, the transmitter determines an estimated channel quality value. The transmitter then adjusts the estimated channel quality value in relation to a distribution of estimated channel quality values, and selects modulation and coding scheme based on the adjusted channel quality value. The invention also extends to a transmitter and a computer program product configured to select modulation and coding scheme accordingly.09-16-2010
20100232524METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SYSTEM BANDWIDTH INDICATION - Techniques for conveying system bandwidths in a wireless communication system are described. In an aspect, system bandwidth information may be signaled to first user equipments (UEs) supporting a first set of system bandwidths and second UEs supporting a second set of system bandwidths. In one design, a base station may obtain and broadcast system bandwidth information indicating a first system bandwidth for the first UEs and a second system bandwidth for the second UEs. The first system bandwidth may be selected from the first set, and the second system bandwidth may be selected from the second set, which may be a superset of the first set. The system bandwidth information may include a first part and a second part. The first part may convey the first system bandwidth for the first UEs. The first and second parts may convey the second system bandwidth for the second UEs.09-16-2010
20100232523COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, TRANSMITTING DEVICE, RECEIVING DEVICE, AND INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM - A communication system (09-16-2010
20120321001SHARING MULTI DESCRIPTION CODED CONTENT UTILIZING PROXIMATE HELPERS - An apparatus, system, and method utilizing multi-description coding (MDC) and one or more cooperative helper nodes to send streaming content on an uplink to a client over multiple paths. The client receives the multiple descriptions and aggregates them together to ideally obtain the original content at its original quality; however, if one or more of the descriptions is lost in the transmission, then the entire content can be generated from the remaining one or more descriptions that did arrive successfully.12-20-2012
20120087423MULTI-CELL COOPERATIVE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND TERMINAL DEVICE - Disclosed is a data transmission system that transmits data by using relay. The relay may select a transmission terminal from among a plurality of terminals accessing a base station. The base station may transmit base station data to the relay during a first time slot, the transmission terminal may transmit terminal data to the relay. The relay may transmit the terminal data to the base station and may transmit the base station data to the transmission terminal during a second time slot.04-12-2012
20120087422METHOD FOR GENERATING CODEBOOK, METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DATA TRANSMISSION - A method for generating a codebook and a method and an apparatus for data transmission are provided. The method includes: receiving a label of a codeword sent by a User Equipment (UE); selecting the codeword identified by the label from the codebook for eight-antenna; and coding data to be sent by using the codeword. The codebook for eight-antenna includes at least one rank-8 codeword for eight-antenna. The rank-8 codeword for eight-antenna is generated by multiplying an inverse matrix of a rotation matrix for eight-antenna with an eight-dimensional matrix formed by rank-4 codewords for four-antenna; or generated by extending rank-4 codewords for eight-antenna, where the rank-4 codeword for eight-antenna is generated according to codewords for four-antenna. Therefore, the codeword in the codebook for eight-antenna is applicable to scenarios including dual-polarization strong correlation, dual-polarization weak correlation, single-polarization strong correlation, and single-polarization weak correlation, etc.04-12-2012
20120087421DETECTING THE PASSING BETWEEN A TRANSMITTER AND A DETECTOR - Method and a system for detecting the passing between a transmitter module and a detecting module is described. The method may comprise: detecting a plurality of signals transmitted by said transmitter module; determining phase information associated with at least a part of said plurality of detected signals; and, determining said passing on the basis of said phase information.04-12-2012
20120087420Data Interface Apparatus Having Adaptive Delay Control Function - Disclosed herein is a data interface apparatus having an adaptive delay control function, which includes a transmitter generating and transmitting data and strobe signals through an intermediate signal path; and a receiver restoring data by receiving the signals, detecting a time difference of a low-level signal and a high-level signal of a strobe signal after an interval where data is high and strobe is low, regulating skew according to the detected time difference, and outputting the strobe signal with the regulated skew. Hence, the skew can be actively regulated in an environment where the skew changes.04-12-2012
20120087419CHANNEL ESTIMATION METHODS AND SYSTEMS BASED ON POWER MEASUREMENT AT RECEIVERS - Methods and systems that enable the determination of accurate channel estimates by measuring only power values of pilot signal transmissions at a receiver are described. Various measurement procedures that are based on average power measurements or short term, per-symbol measurements can be employed. Furthermore, procedures utilizing adaptive pilots generated with receiver feedback and deterministic pilots generated without receiver feedback are also described.04-12-2012
20120087418Communication Device and Method of Determining a Ranging Value in the Communication Device - A communication device and a method of determining a ranging value in the communication device are provided. The communication device, includes: a transmitter path, including: a transmitter clock generating circuit configured to generate a transmitter clock signal; a receiver path, including: a clock recovery circuit configured to recover a receiver clock signal from a received signal; a comparator circuit coupled to the clock recovery circuit and configured to compare the receiver clock signal and the transmitter clock signal to generate an output signal; a ranging determination circuit configured to determine a ranging value based on the output signal.04-12-2012
20120328031Codebooks for Mobile Communications - Methods, computer program products, and apparatus are disclosed performing the following: receiving a codebook; receiving one or more modifiers corresponding to the codebook; determining which portion of the codebook is to be applied to information to be transmitted; applying the portion of the codebook to the information to determine coded information; using the one or more modifiers, modifying one or more metrics; determining transmit power to be used for transmission of the coded information by using a selected one of the one or more modified metrics corresponding to the portion of the codebook; and transmitting the coded information.12-27-2012
20110293023SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DISTRIBUTING GPS CLOCK TO COMMUNICATIONS DEVICES - A method for synchronizing network elements to a global clock derived from the GPS clock acquired by a plurality of base stations. The global clock is distributed to controllers of various networks, and from there to network access devices. The network access devices further distribute the global clock to various wire-line and local wireless networks and from there, to the users served by these networks. The user equipment is enabled with a simple clock discipliner that adjusts the local clock to the global clock, resulting in a reliable synchronization across the converged communication networks.12-01-2011
20100202542METHOD FOR DATA TRANSMISSION WITHIN A COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, SUBSCRIBER AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - The present invention is related to a method for data transmission via an interface between a communication pair of a transmitting subscriber and a receiving subscriber of a communication system, wherein a scrambled pilot signal is used both for channel measurement and for data transmission. The present invention relates further to a subscriber for data transmission and a communication system.08-12-2010
20130016793SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR INCREASING COMMUNICATIONS BANDWIDTH USING NON-ORTHOGONAL POLARIZATIONS - Systems and methods for increasing communications bandwidth using non-orthogonal polarizations are provided herein. Under one aspect, a method of transmitting M independent signals, where M is at least 3, includes receiving the M signals from respective sources; at a transmitter polarization module, obtaining first and second linear combinations of the M signals; providing the first and second linear combinations to first and second input ports of a transmitter antenna; and transmitting with the transmitter antenna the first linear combination at a first polarization and the second linear combination at a second polarization orthogonal to the first polarization. The method may further include receiving at a receiver antenna the first linear combination at the first polarization, and the second linear combination at the second polarization; obtaining at receiver circuitry the M signals based on the received first and second linear combinations; and outputting the M signals on respective output ports.01-17-2013
20110158333RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD, AND COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A reception device (06-30-2011
20110158332Distributed Base Station System and Method for Networking thereof and Base Band Unit - The present invention discloses a distributed base station system as well as its networking method and base band unit. In this system, the base band unit (BBU) and RF unit (RFU) of the base station are separated, and the RFU is equipped with base band RF interfaces for interconnecting the BBU and transmitting data information, thereby forming the base station. Based on the separation of the BBU from the RFU, the BBU capacity is further divided at the same time, and every unit is also arranged independently. The BBU networking and capacity expansion may be achieved with capacity expansion interfaces and base band RF interfaces provided by BBU interface units in flexible and convenient ways.06-30-2011
20130136195SYSTEM AND METHOD OF DATA COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN ELECTRONIC DEVICES - A system and method of data communications between a first device and a second device is disclosed. The method includes generating a first clock signal at the first device and generating a second clock signal having a phase offset from the first clock signal. The clock signals are transmitted from the first device to the second device. The method further includes regulating transmission of a read strobe signal sent from the second device to the first device utilizing the first clock signal. The method also includes regulating transmission of a data transfer signal sent from the second device to the first device utilizing the second clock signal.05-30-2013
20120243623ELECTRONIC ASSEMBLY AND OPERATING METHOD - An electronic assembly has a plurality of functional units each including a board element populated with electronic modules. The board elements are connected to one another in terms of signaling via a contact board. An assembly having a high degree of communication flexibility in conjunction with favorable production costs can be provided if it contains a communication unit connected to the contact board directly by data lines. The communication unit is populated with electronic components in such a way that it serves as a communication interface for modules of the board elements.09-27-2012
20080232480Receiver architectures for digital radio broadcasts and associated methods - Receiver architectures and related methods are disclosed for high definition (HD) and digital radio FM broadcast receivers. The radio receiver architectures are configured to utilize multiple analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) to handle the digital radio spectrum and can be configured to modify a target IF frequencies depending upon the mode of operation of the receiver. For example, the receiver can include an analog FM reception mode and a digital FM reception mode for which different down-conversions are used for the same analog-plus-digital audio broadcast channel. If desired, the radio broadcast receivers disclosed can be configured so that they only receive digital FM radio content, for example, if the analog FM broadcast was of no interest and/or if the broadcast was all digital.09-25-2008
20080225960Generalized reference signaling scheme for MU-MIMO using arbitrarily precoded reference signals - A multi-user MIMO downlink beamforming system (09-18-2008
20130170567RECEIVING APPARATUS, TRANSMISSION AND RECEPTION SYSTEM, AND RESTORATION METHOD - A receiving apparatus, based on received data and previous selection signals corresponding to the received data, selects transfer data from among the received data. A restoration timing is assumed to change from timing D to timing C, whereby the receiving apparatus, when the transition direction of the restoration timing is a reverse direction to the angle advancement direction and a time period of the restoration timing change exceeds a generation cycle of plural timings, produces all valid information of the transfer data as true values. In addition to data at the restoration timings, data that are received after the restoration timing when the generation cycle is judged to be exceeded and that are received at timings that, according to the order of generation, do not exceed the generation cycle, are also restored.07-04-2013
20130142269SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONFIGURING AND OPERATING A WIRELESS CONTROL SYSTEM IN A VEHICLE FOR ACTIVATION OF A REMOTE DEVICE - Control systems for mounting in a vehicle are configured for transmitting a control signal to a receiver associated with a remote device. A control system receives a first control signal associated with a first transmission scheme. The system determines a bit pattern of the first control signal, and, based on the determined bit pattern, the system determines a second transmission scheme.06-06-2013
20110274185Methods and Arrangements for Feeding Back Channel State Information - A method and an arrangement (11-10-2011
20110274184ESTIMATION OF THE IMPULSE RESPONSE OF A SYSTEM ON THE BASIS OF BINARY OBSERVATIONS - A method of identifying an electronic or electromechanical system includes: applying at least one noise signal (u) as input to the system, applying an output signal of the system to a one-bit analog digital converter, acquiring a signal at the output of the converter, carrying out an estimation of the output of the system with aid of performing an estimation (ĥ) of the impulse response of the system. The estimation (ĥ) of the impulse response includes: iterative calculation of a plurality of nh elements (J11-10-2011
20110274183ANTENNA SELECTION TRAINING PROTOCOL FOR WIRELESS MEDICAL APPLICATIONS - In a medical imaging setting, wireless local devices such as probes and local coils are used. As environmental variables may change, signals from the main imaging machine from different locations around the imaging suite are transmitted and received. In determining which of a plurality of locations is best for receiving, a main machine antenna system (11-10-2011
20130202054APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR LOW COMPLEXITY SPATIAL DIVISION MULTIPLE ACCESS IN A MILLIMETER WAVE MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A system is configured to perform Spatial Division Multiple Access. The system includes at least one transmitter or receiver capable of polarization alignment. The transmitter includes a baseband precoder configured to precode a signal, an array of sub-array antennas and a plurality of radio frequency (RF) chains. Each RF chain is coupled to a respective antenna sub-array of the array of antennas. The transmitter is configured to perform a method that includes precoding, by a baseband precoder, a signal for spatial division multiple access (SDMA). The method also includes applying, by each of the plurality of radio frequency (RF) chains, a phase shift and beamforming weight to the signal and transmitting the phase shifted and weighted signal by an array of sub-array antennas.08-08-2013
20130177088DETECTION OF A PACKET TYPE IN A COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM - A technique detects the presence of a packet identification sequence in a received sequence of samples received over a communications network. The packet identification sequence, when present and properly detected in a received packet, is used to determine a particular type of the received packet from a plurality of packet types that may be received over the communications network. The technique for detecting the packet identification sequence includes detecting a null sequence in the received packet and a predetermined identification sequence in the packet. Detection of the predetermined sequence uses energy estimates for corresponding windows of received samples.07-11-2013
20130094598APPARATUS, SYSTEM, AND METHOD FOR DETECTING A FOREIGN OBJECT IN AN INDUCTIVE WIRELESS POWER TRANSFER SYSTEM - An inductive wireless power transfer system comprises a transmitter configured to generate an electromagnetic field to a coupling region in response to an input signal. The inductive wireless power transfer control logic is configured to determine an input power of the input signal. The control logic is configured to determine a presence of a foreign object within the coupling region in response to a comparison of the input power and an output power of an output signal of a receiver within the coupling region. Related inductive wireless power transfer systems and methods for detecting a foreign object in an inductive wireless power transfer coupling region of an inductive wireless power transfer system are disclosed.04-18-2013
20130114748Method, Apparatus and Device for Transmitting Data Blocks - Sequentially numbered data blocks are transmitted by a first device for receipt by a second device. An indication of non-receipt of one of the plurality of data blocks is received from the second device, which leads to a retransmission pending timer being started if a retransmission pending timer is not already running. The first device records for which of the data blocks an indication of non-receipt has been received whilst the timer is running, and notes for which of those initially non-received data blocks an acknowledgement of receipt is subsequently received. At expiry of the timer, the first device retransmits those of the data blocks that have a sequence number less than the sequence number of the data block that led to the timer being started and for which an indication of non-receipt was received whilst the timer is running and an acknowledgement of receipt was not received.05-09-2013
20130114749WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE AND METHOD - A wireless communications device and method carries out a process including estimating channel information based on a received signal; generating pseudo-transmission signal point candidates based on the channel information and/or transmission signal point candidates; and generating a replica of the received signal based on the pseudo-transmission signal point candidates and the estimated channel information. The process further includes performing matrix operations on the basis of the received signal and the replica thereof; selecting pseudo-transmission signal point candidates which have a greater effect on likelihood calculations; reverting the selected pseudo-transmission signal point candidates to original transmission signal point candidates and calculating final likelihoods; and restoring the received signal on the basis of the calculated likelihoods.05-09-2013
20130094600METHOD OF MANAGING TRANSFERS OF DATA BY AN INTERFACE OF BLUETOOTH TYPE - The embodiments of this invention describe a method for managing the transfer of data between a peripheral comprising a Bluetooth type interface and a computer device comprising a Bluetooth type interface configured to manage Bluetooth profiles allowing the transfer of audio type data characterised in that the exchange of digital non-audio type data between the peripheral and the computer device is achieved by encoding the digital data in audio format and by transmitting those digital data by means of the audio channel of the Bluetooth interface.04-18-2013
20130094599ALTERNATING CURRENT ROTATING MACHINE CONTROL DEVICE - An alternating current rotating machine control device that shares information among power conversion devices and instruments. A power conversion system has a a top level control device, a master station, multiple power conversion devices, instruments (such as a temperature sensor and a pressure sensor), and the like. The top level control device is connected to two of the power conversion devices by a first communication line. These power conversion devices two or more communication functions, and are connected to a remaining power conversion device, a temperature sensor, and a pressure sensor by a second communication line.04-18-2013
20130101058MULTI-PROTOCOL SERDES PHY APPARATUS - In one embodiment, a multiprotocol interface includes a physical layer transmitter unit configured to transmit data from synchronous media access control layer units and asynchronous media access control layer units. The multiprotocol interface also includes a physical layer receiver unit configured to receive data and to deliver the received data to the synchronous media access control layer units and the asynchronous media access control layer units. The physical layer transmitter unit and the physical layer receiver unit are both configured to operate in either an asynchronous mode or a synchronous mode. The physical layer transmitter unit and the physical layer receiver unit transmit and receive only with the asynchronous media access control units, and physical layer transmitter unit and the physical layer receiver unit transmit and receive only with the synchronous media access control units.04-25-2013
20130101059Pre-modulation physical layer steganography - A method for physical layer steganography communications is provided by combining an encoded cover data stream with a hidden data stream to create stego data stream. The cover and hidden data streams can be combined by determining an insertion rate, and determining, for each bit of the hidden data stream, whether to change an associated bit in the cover data stream. The bit of the cover data stream is changed to match the hidden data stream when the two bits are different. Otherwise, the cover data stream bit stays the same. The stego data stream can then be modulated and transmitted to a receiver. At the receiver, the stego data stream can be split to extract the hidden data stream, and the cover data stream can be decoded.04-25-2013
20130121429DATA TRANSFER SYSTEM, DATA TRANSFER METHOD, RECEIVING CIRCUIT, AND RECEIVING METHOD - A data transfer system includes a transmission circuit, which operates by a first clock signal, and a receiving circuit, which operates by a second clock signal different from the first clock signal. The transmission circuit includes an output circuit that outputs a poll signal, of which a level is logically inverted in accordance with a transmission timing of transmission data from the transmission circuit to the receiving circuit. A first signal generating circuit receives the transmission data at a plurality of timings and generates plural sets of reception data corresponding to the plurality of timings. A second signal generating circuit receives the poll signal at the plurality of timings and generates synchronous poll signals corresponding to the plurality of timings. A data selecting circuit compares levels of the synchronous poll signals with each other and selects one of the sets of reception data based on the comparison result.05-16-2013
20110268199Embedded Communications Capabilities for Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Force Protection Systems - A method and system for embedded communications that allows for FFT/IFFT-capable radio-controlled improvised explosive devices (“RC-IED”) force protection systems to communication information across local networks to enhance force protection operations and to provide additional data capacity to support other tactical operations. The communications system utilizes a significant amount of existing system hardware and software such that the addition of these communications capabilities does not significantly affect the unit cost of the RC-IED force protection system within which it is embedded.11-03-2011
20130128994MIXED-MODE SIGNALING - Methods and apparatus are disclosed, such as those involving mixed-mode signaling that includes transmitting a differential signal and a common mode signals over the same pair of interconnect traces. One such apparatus includes a first transmitter configured to transmit a differential signal through a pair of electrically conductive lines in a first direction. The differential signal has a first frequency and carries electronic data. The apparatus further includes a second transmitter configured to transmit a common mode signal through the pair of electrically conductive lines in the first direction. The common mode signal is superimposed onto each of the differential signal. The common mode signal has a second frequency that is lower than the first frequency and carries a control signal. This configuration reduces the number of lines and pins on electronic circuits, thereby saving space thereon.05-23-2013
20130136197METHOD FOR OPERATING AN AUTOMATION SYSTEM - A method for operating an automation system with a plurality of communication users linked for communication purposes via a serial connection, of which at least one functions as sender and at least one as a receiver, includes determining at a sender an offset value between an occurrence of a synchronous signal and a communication clock cycle, transmitting the determined offset value in a data transmission to the at least one receiver, waiting at the at least one receiver until a time period commensurate with the offset value has elapsed, and generating at the at least one receiver an output signal after the time period has elapsed.05-30-2013
20130156118SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CHANGING DECODING PARAMETERS IN A COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A communication system includes an iterative multi-stage decoder that may be dynamically configured to achieve a particular bit-error-rate. In one embodiment, a circuit comprises a first decoder block and a second decoder block to decode data received over a communication channel. A control circuit may change a number of iterations performed by the decoder blocks to decode received data based on a specified bit error rate and a detected signal-to-noise ratio of said received data. The number of computational units used in the decoders may be changed dynamically to achieve desired system performance. In one embodiment, resources are allocated based on a system initiating the connection. Programmable circuits are used in some embodiments to reconfigure the multi-stage decoder.06-20-2013
20110228865ADDED INFORMATION INSERTION APPARATUS AND METHOD IN BROADCASTING SYSTEM - Provided is an additional information insertion apparatus for a broadcasting system, including: a broadcasting signal transmitter configured to transmit a broadcasting signal; a data extractor configured to extract a modulated signal by dividing the modulated signal from a modulator of the broadcasting signal transmitter; an additional data generator configured to extract synchronization of the broadcasting signal from the extracted broadcasting signal, modulate the additional information based on the extracted synchronization, and generate a level of the modulated additional information to be a smaller level than a signal level of the modulated signal as much as a predetermined value; and a data synthesizer configured to insert the additional data from the data generator into the modulated broadcasting signal.09-22-2011
20110228863MULTIPLEXING CONTROL AND DATA INFORMATION FROM A USER EQUIPMENT IN A PHYSICAL DATA CHANNEL - Methods and apparatus are described for a User Equipment (UE) to transmit HARQ-ACK information in a Physical Uplink Shared CHannel (PUSCH) in response to a reception of at least one Transport Block (TB) when the UE is configured by a base station with multiple DownLink (DL) Component Carriers (CCs), for selecting a single PUSCH for transmitting of Uplink Control Information (UCI), when the UE has multiple PUSCH transmissions, for improving the reliability of the HARQ-ACK reception when it is encoded using a block code relative to when it is encoded using the repetition code, and for applying transmission diversity to the HARQ-ACK transmission in a PUSCH.09-22-2011
20110228862ELECTRONIC DEVICE - According to one embodiment, a communication unit is configured to wirelessly transmit and receive signals via at least one of a first physical link and a second physical link. A power consumption for wireless transmission and reception of the signals via the first physical link is lower than that a power consumption for wireless transmission and reception of the signals via the second physical link. A first link control module establishes the first physical link between the communication unit and an external device. A remote control module transmits to the external device a playback request signal via the first physical link. A second link control module establishes the second physical link between the communication unit and the external device, after the playback request signal is transmitted. A data transfer module transfers the digital content data between the communication unit and the external device via the second physical link.09-22-2011
20110243260Correlation Prevention Methods for Satellite Adaptive Cancellation Links - A method of reducing signal correlation in a symmetrical adaptive canceller link comprising spectrally inverting one of a first carrier signal and a second carrier signal by causing a spectral inversion of one of the first and second carrier signals using a modulator, transmitting the first and second carrier signals within a bandwidth to a remote receiver using a transmitting device such that a composite carrier signal results, and cancelling at least one of the first carrier signal from the composite carrier signal using a cancellation technique such that the second carrier signal results on one end of the link and the second carrier signal from the composite carrier signal using a cancellation technique such that the first carrier signal results on the opposite end of the link.10-06-2011
20110243259WEIGHTED OPEN LOOP POWER CONTROL TRANSMITTER - A weighted open loop power control transmitter for controlling transmission power levels using a spread spectrum time division duplex (TDD) technique having frames with timeslots for communication includes a demodulator configured to receive a transmitted signal from the receiver, a channel estimation device, a data estimation device, and a weighted open loop power controller. The weighted open loop power controller includes a power measurement device, a pathloss estimation device configured to receive an interpreted power level from the data estimation device and estimate the pathloss and update a long term average of the pathloss, a quality measurement device, and a transmit power calculation device for determining the transmitter's power level and to control the receiver's amplifier.10-06-2011
20110243257METHOD FOR MONITORING RADIO EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION BETWEEN A MOBILE TERMINAL AND A CELLULAR INFRASTRUCTURE WITH SPREAD SPECTRUM AND ARRANGEMENT FOR PERFORMING SAID METHOD - Parameters for the propagation channels between each mobile terminal (10-06-2011
20130148750MANAGING DIGITAL RADIO COMMUNICATIONS - A method, system or computer usable program product for managing digital radio transmissions including automatically selecting a group of radio receiving units for receiving a set of digital radio transmissions based on a set of factors previously stored about users associated with the group of radio receiving units, displaying a proposed group of radio receiving units as the group of selected radio receiving units, accepting user input to confirm the proposed group of radio receiving units as the group of selected radio receiving units, and transmitting the set of digital radio transmissions by a radio transmitting unit only to the group of selected radio receiving units.06-13-2013
20130148752MANAGING DIGITAL RADIO COMMUNICATIONS - A method for managing digital radio transmissions including automatically selecting a group of radio receiving units for receiving a set of digital radio transmissions based on a set of factors previously stored about users associated with the group of radio receiving units, displaying a proposed group of radio receiving units as the group of selected radio receiving units, accepting user input to confirm the proposed group of radio receiving units as the group of selected radio receiving units, and transmitting the set of digital radio transmissions by a radio transmitting unit only to the group of selected radio receiving units.06-13-2013
20130148749APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR COMBINATORIAL CODING OF SIGNALS - A method and apparatus are for performing one of encoding and decoding a code word that is used to communicate a portion of a signal. For encoding, at least a portion of a code word is encoded from a signal based value using an approximation of a combinatorial function, wherein the signal based value represents one or more aspects of a signal. For decoding, at least a portion of a code word is decoded to a signal based value using an approximation of a combinatorial function, wherein the signal based value represents one or more aspects of a signal. The approximation of the combinatorial function is based on a linear combination of a set of basis functions.06-13-2013
20130148751MANAGING DIGITAL RADIO COMMUNICATIONS - A method for managing digital radio transmissions including determining a group of selected radio receiving units for a set of digital radio transmissions according to a policy, and transmitting the set of digital radio transmissions by a radio transmitting unit only to the group of selected radio receiving units.06-13-2013
20130148753METHOD FOR DIGITAL COMMUNICATION BETWEEN A PLURALITY OF NODES CONNECTED BY A SERIAL FIELD BUS AND CORRESPONDING SYSTEM, IN PARTICULAR A FIELD CONTROL SYSTEM OR FIELD SURVEYANCE SYSTEM - The present invention provides, inter alia, a method for digital communication between at least one first node and a plurality of second nodes which are connected with the first node by a field bus. According to one aspect a highly effective presence detection scheme for checking the operational status of the second nodes by the first node is integratively combined with a message query for providing an effective first mode of digital communication between said nodes, which may be used very effectively to provide a communication channel which is independent of message priorities. According to another aspect the first mode of digital communication is combined with a second mode of digital communication which is based on message priorities of digital messages to be send by a respective second node to the first node. To advantage, a bitwise bus access arbitration mechanism may be used for implementing those modes of communication.06-13-2013
20100290543RADIO TRANSMITTING APPARATUS, RADIO RECEIVING APPARATUS, AND DATA PLACING METHOD - A radio transmitting apparatus wherein when both a first data and a second data, which has a greater importance than the first data, are placed in a single block, the BER characteristic of the second data can be well maintained. In this apparatus, a modulating part (11-18-2010
20100316144EFFICIENT FRAMING SCHEMES FOR SUPPORTING VCM/ACM IN DIGITAL SATELLITE TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS - A digital communication system and method using a digital signal having a plurality of frames to transmit data, including a first frame and a second frame, wherein each of the plurality of frames has a frame structure; and wherein the first frame has, a plurality of codewords comprising user data, and a Next Frame Composition Table to set the structure for the second frame, and wherein the second frame has at least one codeword.12-16-2010
20100316143DIGITAL TRANSMISSION AND RECEPTION DEVICES FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING STREAMS, AND PROCESSING METHODS THEREOF - A transmission system to transmit a transport stream (TS) having normal data and additional data the transmission system including: a stream constructor to generate a TS, and a multiplexer (MUX) to insert information representing the characteristics of additional data in the TS. Therefore, it is possible for a reception system to use the additional data efficiently.12-16-2010
20100316142SEMICONDUCTOR INTEGRATED CIRCUIT AND DESIGNING METHOD THEREOF - Provided are an asynchronous anomaly detecting circuit (12-16-2010
20120281772DIGITAL OUTPUT POWER MEASUREMENT IN RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS - Devices and methods related to devices capable to perform digital output power measurement besides attenuation control are provided. A device includes a digital signal processing unit, a transmitter and a feedback receiver. The digital signal processing unit is configured to control attenuation along a transmission path and a feedback path based on a comparison of a power of a digital input signal with a raw power of a corresponding digital feedback signal, and to calculate an output power value of an analog RF signal to be broadcasted, using the raw power of the digital feedback signal and one or more feedback gain factors related to gain in the feedback receiver.11-08-2012
20120281773Method and System for Best-M CQI Feedback Together with PMI Feedback - Aspects of a method and system for best-M CQI feedback together with PMI feedback may include generating a plurality of feedback messages, which may be communicated from a mobile station to a base station, wherein at least one of the generated plurality of feedback messages may be associated with each corresponding selected one of a plurality of Channel Quality Indicator (CQI) reporting units. The at least one of the generated feedback messages may comprise CQI information and Pre-coding Matrix Index (PMI) information, which may both be associated with the selected one of the plurality of CQI reporting units. At least one other of the generated plurality of feedback messages may comprise an aggregate CQI information, which is based on one or more of the plurality of CQI reporting units.11-08-2012
20130182783METHOD FOR SERIAL DATA TRANSMISSION - A method for serial transmission of data in form of telegrams and symbols between at least one sender and at least one receiver, includes converting on the sender side an item of data into a symbol, converting on the receiver side the symbol into an item of data, identifying a telegram with special symbols, transmitting at least one first and one second pause symbol different from the special symbols for encoding a pause between telegrams, and deriving information from a sequence of the pause symbols.07-18-2013
20130182782INTERLEAVING, MODULATION, AND LAYER MAPPING IN AN LTE PHYSICAL CONTROL CHANNEL - In described embodiments, a physical downlink control channel of a device operating in accordance with a 3GPP LTE standard is processed to provide interleaving, modulation and multi-layer mapping and pre-coding. A Resource Element Group interleaver applies interleaving to an input signal representing an input bitstream, and a modulator modulates the input signal. After interleaving and modulating the signal, a multi-layer mapper and pre-coder layer-maps and pre-codes the interleaved and modulated input signal into a plurality of different layers.07-18-2013
20130182784HIGHLY DETECTABLE PILOT STRUCTURE - Aspects describe a Highly Detectable Pilot that allows a mobile device to detect more base stations and, thus, can provide more accuracy in location estimate. A highly detectable pilot can be transmitted in one or more data symbols that are not currently being utilized for transmission of data. Transmission of the highly detectable pilot in two data symbols provide a receiver with more convergence time, however, it can take the receiver a longer amount of time to acquire an adequate number of pilots for a location estimate.07-18-2013
20110286537Telecommunications Method and System - A method for encoding data for transmitting over a telecommunications network comprising: embedding at least one control or pilot data block within a plurality of real data blocks in the frequency domain; transforming real data in the real data blocks with control or pilot data in the control or pilot data blocks; and modulating the real data blocks and control or pilot data block with one or more transmission sub-carrier signals.11-24-2011
20110310988Communication Methods and Apparatuses - Communication methods and apparatuses are provided.12-22-2011
20110310987UPLINK POWER CONTROL METHOD FOR MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A per-layer and per-antenna uplink power control method for MIMO transmission of PUSCH in a Long Term Evolution-Advanced (LTE-A) system is provided. A transmit power for a plurality of transmit antennas is calculated based on a power control parameter received in a downlink. Uplink data is transmitted through the plurality of transmit antennas by applying the transmit power to each of a plurality of codewords.12-22-2011
20110310986System and Method for Uplink Control Information Transmission in Carrier Aggregation - A method for communicating uplink control information to a base station using a user equipment is presented. The method includes identifying component carriers on the user equipment scheduled for Physical Uplink Shared CHannel (PUSCH) transmissions, and identifying at least one first ranking for each of the component carriers for transmission of uplink control information. Each first ranking is at least partially determined by whether the component carrier is configured for delay-sensitive transmissions. The method includes using the at least one first ranking to select a first component carrier for transmission of uplink control information, and encoding uplink control information into the first component carrier for transmission to the base station.12-22-2011
20110310985METHOD FOR IMPLEMENTING UNSTRUCTURED SUPPLEMENTARY SERVICE DATA SERVICE - The present invention provides a method for implementing an Unstructured Supplementary Service Data service, defining an access code and its corresponding menu or function, and menu or function corresponding to each response under each level of menu, the menu including menu content for prompting users, the method comprising: a user inputs a Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) character string to the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data Center (USSDC) at the system side; the USSDC processes the USSD character string and obtains an access code, if the access code corresponds to a menu, the USSDC returns menu content of the menu to the user, the user receives the menu content, or receives the menu content and interacts, according to the menu content, with the USSDC. By applying the method for implementing the USSD service of the present invention, a user can enter corresponding function flow by inputting information step by step according to menu prompts, which enables convenient use of the user.12-22-2011
20110310984COMMUNICATING APPARATUS AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM THEREOF - A communicating apparatus includes a first acquire unit that acquires a first usage bandwidth to be a usage bandwidth of the communicating apparatus; a negotiation unit that negotiates by utilizing information corresponding to the first usage bandwidth in relation to a transmission speed in an execution of a communication with another communicating apparatus connected to the communicating apparatus through a network; a second acquire unit that acquires a second usage bandwidth as a negotiation result obtained by the negotiation unit; and a communicating unit that transmits data to the another communicating apparatus at a lower transmission speed than a transmission speed based on the first usage bandwidth corresponding to information about the second usage bandwidth.12-22-2011
20130188745METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SUB-SAMPLING OF A CODEBOOK IN LTE-A SYSTEM - The embodiments of the present invention disclose a method and an apparatus for sub-sampling of a codebook in the LTE-A system where a precoding matrix W is a product of two matrices W07-25-2013
20110317776Clocking Signal Control12-29-2011
20120008700RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, TRANSMISSION APPARATUS, RECEPTION APPARATUS, AND RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD IN RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A radio communication system, including: a transmission apparatus; and a reception apparatus, wherein the transmission apparatus and reception apparatus performs a radio communication, the transmission apparatus includes: one or more processor configured to enlarge a sequence length of a transmission data by repeating a sequence of the transmission data, and to perform a first subcarrier arrangement to arrange each of components included in the enlarged transmission data to each of subcarrier according to positions of the each of components in the enlarged transmission data, and to puncture the component of the arranged transmission data, when the subcarrier is not used for transmission; and a transmitter which transmits the transmission data arranged on the subcarrier to the reception apparatus, and the reception apparatus includes a receiver which receives the transmission data.01-12-2012
20120020420COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND COMMUNICATION METHOD, COMPUTER PROGRAM, AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - Suitable beam pattern control is performed while performing access control based on physical carrier sense.01-26-2012
20120020419SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - A semiconductor device according to the present invention includes: a first semiconductor substrate CHP01-26-2012
20120020418REDUCED MEMORY VECTORED DSL - The memory storage, transmission and processing demands of a vectored DSL system are reduced by sampling a subset of DSL tones in the DSL tone range used in the vectored system. This data is smoothed (denoised) to further reduce the data's size, sacrificing some fidelity or precision as a result. Finally, lossless entropy coding or the like is performed to encode the FEXT cancellation data for storage and use. The resulting data is less likely to cause transmission bottlenecks in the vectored system, can be stored and used more efficiently for both on-chip and off-chip vectoring implementations, and can be readily updated in various ways.01-26-2012
20120020417Method for Accurate Distribution of Time to a Receiver Node in an Access Network - An apparatus comprising a customer node configured to couple to an access node and to receive via a channel from the access node a time of day (TOD) value and a corresponding sample index (SNUM) value, wherein the TOD value and the SNUM value are used to estimate a second time of day (TOD′) value based on a propagation delay of the channel (L-Delay), and wherein the TOD value and the TOD′ value are used to estimate a second SNUM value (SNUM′) based on L-Delay and a plurality of parameters.01-26-2012
20130195211Method and device for processing signals - An input signal is routed from a first component to a second component. The second component multiplies the frequency of the received signal by at least one component part with a non-linear characteristic curve.08-01-2013
20130195209Low Power Radio Communication System - A method significantly reduces the average power for radio communication in a communication system, such as a system that has applications requiring low communication latency. The method may use a low power radio communication circuit (e.g., a non-heterodyne receiver) to wait for a communication request, taking advantage of the low power consumption of the radio communication circuit. Subsequent to receiving and validating the communication request, the communication system may switch to a more efficient—but higher power—communication circuit. Thus, effective communication is achieved without making undesirable tradeoffs, such as reduced sensitivity.08-01-2013
20130195210CHIP-TO-CHIP COMMUNICATIONS - Devices and systems are described for transmitting data packets over a chip-to-chip communications link. For example, a device includes a hardware replay buffer to store a data packet. The data packet includes an overhead portion and a payload portion. Additionally, the transmitter device includes circuitry configured to record a memory location within the hardware replay buffer corresponding to an interruption in transmission to a receiver device of the payload portion of the data packet through a physical serial communications link. The memory location references an intermediate location of the payload portion of the data packet.08-01-2013
20120294379ADJUSTABLE TRANSMITTER POWER FOR HIGH SPEED LINKS WITH CONSTANT BIT ERROR RATE - A method and apparatus for dynamically adjusting power of a transmitter is herein described. A transmitter transmits a pattern to a receiver at a differential voltage. The length of the pattern, in one embodiment, is selected to be a reasonable length training pattern, as not to incur an extremely long training phase. If errors are detected at the receiver in the pattern, the transmitter steps the differential voltage until errors are not detected in the pattern at the receiver. The differential voltage, where no errors are detected, is scaled by a proportion of a target confidence level to a measured confidence level associated with the reasonable length training pattern. As a result, a training phase is potentially reduced and power is saved while not sacrificing confidence levels in error rates in the data exchange between the transmitter and receiver.11-22-2012
20120039404SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SELECTIVELY PERFORMING SINGLE-ENDED AND DIFFERENTIAL SIGNALING - In a communication system, data is selectively transmitted using single-ended or differential signaling. The data is transmitted in relation to a plurality of clock signals having different relative phases. When the data is transmitted using single-ended signaling, data on adjacent signal lines undergo logic transitions at different times in relation to the plurality of clock signals.02-16-2012
20120039403SMART GRID RFI DETECTION - A method, system, network and device provide Smart Grid RFI detection. One or more symbols or chips present in one or more received radio frequency signals are detected and the presence of one or more erred symbols or chips in the detected one or more symbols present in the received one or more radio frequency signals determined. A correlation in time between the one or more erred symbols or chips and an infrastructure waveform associated with electrical infrastructure can be determined. When the determined correlation indicates the electrical infrastructure as a source of detectable radio frequency interference to a device, a pattern flag is generated. The pattern flag or pattern flag representation can be stored and/or transmitted.02-16-2012
20120039402MULTIPLE INPUT MULTIPLE OUTPUT COMMUNICATION SYSTEM USING AT LEAST TWO CODEBOOKS - An apparatus and method for a communication system including a transmitter and a receiver are provided. The method may include using a first codebook including first codewords and a second codebook including second codewords. The receiver may generate a first precoding matrix indicator corresponding to one of the first codewords and a second precoding matrix indicator corresponding to one of the second codewords. The transmitter may generate a precoding matrix based on the first precoding matrix indicator and the second precoding matrix indicator.02-16-2012
20120039401PROGRAMMABLE TRANSMIT CONTINUOUS-TIME FILTER - A programmable-current transmit continuous-time filter (TX-CTF) system can be included in a radio frequency (RF) transmitter. The input of the TX-CTF can receive a baseband transmission signal, and the output of the TX-CTF can be provided to an upconversion mixer for conversion to RF for transmission. The TX-CTF includes amplifier circuitry and passive circuitry that together define the filter parameters. The TX-CTF further includes programmable current circuitry that provides a programmable bias current to the amplifier circuitry. The TX-CTF system also includes control logic that receives one or more transmitter control signals and, in response, generates signals that control the bias current provided to the TX-CTF.02-16-2012
20120069916FREQUENCY OFFSET ESTIMATOR FOR UPSTREAM CABLE SIGNALS - In a DOCSIS transmission network, it is necessary for an upstream receiver to estimate and correct for errors in the carrier frequency of the transmission based upon observations of a preamble sequence. This task is complicated by the fact that microreflections in the upstream channels cause intersymbol interference, which tends to bias the frequency estimation circuit. An economical, ISI-immune algorithm is provided for estimating the carrier frequency of upstream transmissions. The arrangement improves the reliability of the frequency estimates in the presence of ISI, thereby reducing the overhead and increasing the throughput of the upstream channels.03-22-2012
20120300862METHOD AND DEVICE FOR MONO- AND MULTI-ANTENNA RECEPTION FOR ALAMOUTI-TYPE LINKS - Method and system for separating a plurality of users in a communication system including two transmitter antennas and N receiver antennas, said signals transmitted by said users containing symbols a11-29-2012
20120300861Forward error correction (FEC) m-bit symbol modulation - Forward error correction (FEC) m-bit symbol modulation. Any desired FEC, error correction code (ECC), and/or combination thereof generates coded bits for combination with either uncoded bits, separately generated coded bits, and/or combination thereof to generate a number of symbols that undergo mapping to a constellation whose respective constellation points have a mapping characterized by a maximum minimum intra-Euclidean distance between the respective constellation points thereby generating a sequence of discrete-valued modulation symbols. The sequence of discrete-valued modulation symbols may then undergo modulation of any of a number of different operations (e.g., digital to analog conversion [e.g., digital to analog converter (DAC)], scaling, frequency shifting, filtering, etc.) to generate a continuous time signal for transmission via a communication channel. Such a device operative to perform including such functionality, circuitry, capability, etc., may be implemented to be operative within any desired communication system (e.g., satellite, wireless, wired, fiber-optic, and/or combination thereof, etc.).11-29-2012
20120093245System, Methods And Apparatus For Waking An Autonomous Active Implantable Medical Device Communicating By Pulses Transmitted Through The Interstitial Tissues Of The Body - An autonomous active medical implantable device, with a power supply and a wake-up circuit that responds to receipt of specific pulses transmitted through the interstitial tissues of the body transmitter device (04-19-2012
20120093244APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR COMPENSATING FOR SIGNAL IMBALANCE IN A RECEIVER - Apparatus, methods and systems for compensating for an I/Q imbalance may include compensating for an imbalance between a first component of a data signal and a second component of the data signal. The data signal may be modulated by a carrier signal having a frequency error. The first component may be characterized by at least one parameter. The method may include receiving the data and carrier signals; selecting a value for the parameter such that the frequency domain energy at negative frequencies is reduced; and modifying at least one of the components based on the value.04-19-2012
20120093243COMMUNICATION DEVICE, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATION METHOD - A communication device includes: a reception unit that receives a beacon signal including an identification number of a slave unit from a master unit; a first assignment unit that performs an assignment of a first communication interval for receiving a signal from the master unit based on the number of identification numbers included in the beacon signal; and a second assignment unit that performs an assignment of a second communication interval for transmitting a signal to the master unit within a rest of time calculated by subtracting the first communication interval and a non-communication interval, which is not used for a communication with the master unit, from a signal period which is a period of the beacon signal.04-19-2012
20120093242FIELD DEVICE WITH SELF DESCRIPTION - A field device having a self-description is provided. The field device includes loop communication circuitry configured to communicate process information using a process standard communication protocol. A controller is coupled to the loop communication circuitry to communicate with one or more process devices using the loop communication circuitry. The controller is coupled to a non-volatile, writeable, non-transitory computer readable medium having a plurality of blocks. A first block contains device executable code, which when executed by the controller causes the field device to provide at least one process control function. A second block, at least as large as the first block, contains an electronic device description of the field device.04-19-2012
20130208817DESIGN OF EXPERIMENTS TRANSMITTER TRAINING SYSTEMS AND METHOD - A communication system and method are disclosed. The system includes a receiver to receive and process a transmission signal provided from a transmitter based on a digital input signal, and to generate a receiver signal that indicates eye characteristics associated with transmission characteristics of the processed transmission signal. The transmission characteristics can be set by a digital filter associated with the transmitter based on filter parameters. The system further includes a transmitter training system to implement a plurality of experiments based on implementing Design of Experiments (DOE) to provide the filter parameters to the transmitter and to evaluate the corresponding eye characteristics to determine an output set of filter parameters.08-15-2013
20130208818MEMORY COMPONENTS AND CONTROLLERS THAT UTILIZE MULTIPHASE SYNCHRONOUS TIMING REFERENCES - Multiple timing reference signals (e.g., clock signals) each cycling at the same frequency are distributed in a fly-by topology to a plurality of memory devices in various embodiments are presented. These multiple clock signals each have a different phase relationship to each other (e.g., quadrature). A first circuit receives a first of these clocks as a first timing reference signal. A second circuit receives a second of these clocks as a second timing reference signal. A plurality of receiver circuits receive signals synchronously with respect to the first timing reference signal and the second timing reference signal, such that a first signal value is resolved using the first timing reference signal and a second signal value is resolved using the second timing reference signal.08-15-2013

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