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FRONT END SYSTEM WITH LOSSY TRANSMISSION LINE BETWEEN FRONT END MODULE AND TRANSCEIVER

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Disclosed herein are various examples of architectures, circuits, devices and methods that can be configured to, among other things, improve the efficiency and/or noise figure of signal amplification systems. To achieve this improvement, a front end module is disposed close to a corresponding antenna with a transmission line between the front end module and a transceiver. This results in a bulk of the loss between the antenna and the transceiver occurring between the front end module and the transceiver. A control and/or supply voltage can also be provided to the front end module through the transmission line, reducing or eliminating the need for separate signal and/or control paths to the front end module.



METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENCODING/DECODING IMAGE

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A method for decoding an image, according to the present invention, comprises the steps of: receiving image information that corresponds to a block to be decoded; performing entropy-decoding with respect to the image information that is received; deciding a transform skip mode of the block to be decoded from a plurality of transform skip mode candidates, based on the image information that is entropy-decoded; and reverse-transforming the block to be decoded based on the transform skip mode that is decided.



METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENCODING/DECODING IMAGE

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A method for decoding an image, according to the present invention, comprises the steps of: receiving image information that corresponds to a block to be decoded; performing entropy-decoding with respect to the image information that is received; deciding a transform skip mode of the block to be decoded from a plurality of transform skip mode candidates, based on the image information that is entropy-decoded; and reverse-transforming the block to be decoded based on the transform skip mode that is decided.



METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENCODING/DECODING IMAGE

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A method for decoding an image, according to the present invention, comprises the steps of: receiving image information that corresponds to a block to be decoded; performing entropy-decoding with respect to the image information that is received; deciding a transform skip mode of the block to be decoded from a plurality of transform skip mode candidates, based on the image information that is entropy-decoded; and reverse-transforming the block to be decoded based on the transform skip mode that is decided.



IMAGE DECODING DEVICE AND METHOD

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

The present disclosure relates to an image decoding device and method through which it is possible to suppress an increase in a load of a decoding process. The present disclosure is provided with a decoding unit configured to generate decoded image data by decoding encoding data obtained by encoding image data for each coding unit (CU) that is recursively divided, and a filter processing unit configured to perform a filter process of the decoded image data generated by the decoding unit according to information set for each data unit corresponding to header information of the encoding data. The present disclosure is applicable, for example, to an image decoding device and the like.



IMAGE CODING METHOD, IMAGE DECODING METHOD, IMAGE CODING APPARATUS, AND IMAGE DECODING APPARATUS

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

An image coding method includes selecting two or more transform components from among a plurality of transform components that include a translation component and non-translation components, the two or more transform components serving as reference information that represents a reference destination of a current block; coding selection information that identifies the two or more transform components that have been selected from among the plurality of transform components; and coding the reference information of the current block by using reference information of a coded block different from the current block.



DATA ENCODING AND DECODING

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A method encoding image data including: encoding the image data by an inter-image predictor in which a block of one or more samples of a current image is predicted from a reference block of samples located at one of a number of candidate block positions in a reference image; and selectively applying a constrained inter-image prediction mode in which, in comparison to an inter-image prediction mode for the encoding, one or both of the number of candidate block positions and the number of candidate reference images is reduced.



Moving Picture Decoding Method and Moving Picture Encoding Method

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

High-quality video is provided using a small amount of coded bits. The moving picture decoding method performs inter-frame prediction processing. With the aforementioned inter-frame prediction processing, blocks with similar motion vectors from among the motion vectors in multiple blocks that have already been decoded are combined and a combined area is computed. A predicted vector for a target block to be decoded is computed using the motion vector of the aforementioned combined area, and a motion vector for the aforementioned target block is computed based on the aforementioned predicted vector and a difference vector which is included in a coded stream that is input. A predicted image is generated using the aforementioned motion vector, and a difference image which is included in the aforementioned coded stream and the aforementioned predicted image are added to generate a decoded image.



IMAGE CODING AND DECODING SYSTEM USING CANDIDATE MOTION VECTORS

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A system includes image coding and decoding apparatuses. The coding apparatus derives a third candidate having a third motion vector and a fourth motion vector when a total number of candidates having a first candidate and a second candidate is less than a maximum candidate number. The third motion vector is identical to a first motion vector of the first candidate, and the fourth motion vector is identical to a second motion vector of the second candidate. The coding apparatus codes an index corresponding to a selected candidate using the maximum candidate number. The decoding apparatus derives a sixth candidate corresponding to the third candidate when a total number of candidates having a fourth candidate corresponding to the first candidate and a fifth candidate corresponding to the second candidate is less than the maximum candidate number. The decoding apparatus decodes the coded index using the maximum candidate number.



INTRA BLOCK COPY MERGE MODE AND PADDING OF UNAVAILABLE IBC REFERENCE REGION

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A device for decoding video data adds motion information of a neighboring block of a current block to a merge candidate list, wherein the motion information comprises a motion vector of the neighboring block, and wherein the motion vector refers to the current picture; receives an index indicating a merge candidate from the merge candidate list; and in response to the index indicating the merge candidate corresponding to the motion information of the neighboring block, predicts the current block using a lower precision motion vector that represents a rounded version of the motion vector of the neighboring block.



APPARATUS, METHOD AND NON-TRANSITORY MEDIUM STORING PROGRAM FOR ENCODING MOVING PICTURE

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

An apparatus for encoding a moving picture by an inter-layer prediction coding determines, in a first encoding process for a first layer, whether the orthogonal transformation is applied to a first sub-block, based on a feature amount indicating a localization degree level of a pixel having a non-zero value in a prediction error signal. The apparatus generates, in the first encoding process, a local decoding picture by decoding the first sub-block based on a quantized coefficient obtained by quantizing either one of an orthogonal transformation coefficient or the prediction error signal, according to a result of the determining. The apparatus generates, in a second encoding process for a second layer, a second prediction block based in part on the local decoding picture. The apparatus applies the entropy encoding to a second prediction error signal between the second prediction block and a second block, to output an encoded bit stream.



COMPRESSED VIDEO PLAYBACK WITH RAW DATA ASSIST

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A video processing system has a source device and a sink device. The source device compresses raw video data and transmits the resulting compressed video data and at least some of the raw video data to the sink device. The sink device decompresses the transmitted compressed video data and generates a reconstructed output video frame, where each region of the output frame is based on a selection of either the corresponding raw video data or the corresponding decompressed video data. By using raw video data for some of the regions of the output frame, noticeable artifacts resulting from using a lossy video compression/decompression algorithm can be omitted. In one embodiment, the sink device compares regions of raw and decompressed video data to select data for the output frame and requests the source device to transmit specific regions of new raw video data based on those comparisons.



METHOD OF OPERATING ENCODER AND METHOD OF OPERATING SYSTEM ON CHIP INCLUDING THE ENCODER

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A method of operating an encoder capable of predicting a band position and maximizing a compression ratio using variable length coding and a method of operating a system on chip (SoC) including the encoder are provided. The method includes determining a predicted band position of a first block included in a video frame, determining a first actual band position of the first block, and coding a difference value between the predicted band position and the first actual band position.



CONSTRAINED INTRA-PREDICTION FOR BLOCK COPY MODE

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Systems and methods are provided for video encoding and decoding using intra-block copy mode when constrained intra-prediction is enabled. In various implementations, a video encoding device can determine a current coding unit for a picture from a plurality of pictures. The video encoding device can further determine that constrained intra-prediction mode is enabled. The video encoding device can further encode the current coding unit using one or more reference samples. The one or more reference samples are determined based on whether a reference sample has been predicted using intra-block copy mode prediction without using any inter-predicted samples. When the reference sample is predicted using intra-block copy mode without using any inter-predicted samples, the reference sample is available for predicting the current coding unit. When the reference sample is predicted using intra-block copy mode using at least one inter-predicted sample, the reference sample is not available for predicting the coding unit.



ENCODER OPTIMIZATIONS FOR PALETTE ENCODING OF CONTENT WITH SUBSAMPLED COLOUR COMPONENT

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

The invention relates to the encoding of pixel blocks. To apply some encoding tools, an input 4:2:0 block is upsampled into a 4:4:4 block. Each color component of the 4:4:4 block has thus the same importance when evaluating a distortion measure. To vary the influence of the colour components depending on their impact on the decoding, the invention provides assigning weights to the colour components of pixels of the 4:4:4 block depending on whether the corresponding colour components exist in the 4:2:0 block, due to the subsampling. In such a case, any measure is evaluated using the weighted colour components. This approach may apply to the palette coding mode, for instance when updating the colour component values of a palette entry upon building, or selecting the closest palette entry to a pixel currently considered, or also determining whether a palette entry predictor may be used instead of a palette entry.



ARITHMETIC DECODING DEVICE, ARITHMETIC DECODING METHOD, ARITHMETIC CODING DEVICE, ARITHMETIC CODING METHOD, AND STORAGE MEDIUM

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A coefficient presence/absence flag decoding unit, included in a quantized residual information decoding unit which reduces a processing amount related to coding and decoding of a transform coefficient, splits a target frequency domain or a target pixel domain into sub-blocks, and derives different context indexes with respect to each transform coefficient in a pixel domain, obtained through a transform skip or a transform/quantization bypass, and each transform coefficient which is obtained for each frequency component through frequency transform.



ENCODER FOR DETERMINING QUANTIZATION PARAMETER ADAPTIVELY AND APPLICATION PROCESSOR HAVING THE SAME

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

An encoder comprises a rate controller and a quantizer. The rate controller may be configured to compare an activity of a current block with an average activity of a previous frame; determine a quantization parameter offset according to the comparison between the activity of the current block and the average activity of the previous frame. Lastly, the rate controller may be configured to determine a quantization parameter using the quantization parameter offset. The quantizer in the encoder may be configured to quantize the current block using the quantization parameter.



IMAGE PREDICTIVE ENCODING AND DECODING DEVICE

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

An image predictive encoding device can efficiently encode an image, while suppressing an increase in prediction information and reducing the prediction error of a target block. In an image predictive encoding device, according to one embodiment, to produce a prediction signal of a partition in a target region, it is decided whether prediction information of a neighbouring region can be used. When prediction information of the neighbouring region can be used, a region width of the partition where the prediction information of the neighbouring region is used to produce the prediction signal is determined. The prediction signal of the target region is produced from a reconstructed signal based on at least one of the region width, the prediction information of the target region, and the prediction information of the neighbouring region. The prediction information, information identifying the region width, and a residual signal are encoded.



Encoding of Video Stream Based on Scene Type

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

An encoder for encoding a video stream or an image is described herein. The encoder receives an input video stream and outputs an encoded video stream that can be decoded at a decoder to recover, at least approximately, an instance of the input video stream. The encoder encodes a video stream by first identifying scene boundaries and encoding frames between scene boundaries using a set of parameters. For at least two different scene sequences, different sets of parameters are used, providing adaptive, scene-based encoding.



CELLULAR STREAMING ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A standalone device for streaming entertainment can take various forms, including, but not limited to, headphones, earbuds, receivers, speakers and the like. Some embodiments may be programmable via a separate interface, such as a smart phone application, web site interface, or computer software interface. In these embodiments, the device may be pre-programmed to receive a signal from one or more streaming entertainment services. During use, the device, using a built-in cellular interface, will contact the streaming service and deliver that content to the user. The device can include a screen and controls to access one or more streaming applications and select streaming programming, which is delivered to the device via a cellular signal. The device can include a cellular chipset and may include a physical or wireless port for linking the device with a secondary device. The secondary device may be useful for programming the device, for example.



SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MODEM MANAGEMENT BASED ON KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Various embodiments of methods and systems for modem management in a portable computing device are disclosed. An exemplary method recognizes an input of a key performance indicator (“KPI”) from a plurality of performance indicators. Based on the key performance indicator either manually by a user or automatically based on system status information, the exemplary method determines a particular modem management and control strategy designed to optimize performance of the modem based on the key performance indicator. The determined modem management and control strategy is implemented to cause adjustment of a modem performance level such that the key performance indicator is optimized. Exemplary KPIs include, lower device temperature, maximization of the percentage of time that the modem is operating at a maximum advertised LTE speed, maximization of the average data throughput, maximization of battery life, and minimizing LTE speed transitions over time.



APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING BASED ON FASTER-THANNYQUIST

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A Faster-Than-Nyquist (FTN)-based transmitting apparatus segments an input data bit string into a plurality of partial bit strings, simultaneously channel-encodes each of the plurality of partial bit strings, simultaneously modulates each of the plurality of channel encoded bit strings to generate a plurality of modulation symbol sequences, and then pulse-shapes and transmits the plurality of modulation symbol sequences at a speed faster than a Nyquist rate.



APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING BROADCAST SIGNALS, APPARATUS FOR RECEIVING BROADCAST SIGNALS, METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING BROADCAST SIGNALS AND METHOD FOR RECEIVING BROADCAST SIGNALS

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A method and an apparatus for transmitting broadcast signals thereof are disclosed. The apparatus for transmitting broadcast signals comprises an encoder for encoding service data corresponding to each of a plurality of data transmission units, an encoder for encoding physical signaling data by a shortening scheme and a puncturing scheme, a mapper for mapping the encoded service data onto constellations, a frame builder for building at least one signal frame including preamble data, a modulator for modulating the at least one signal frame by an OFDM (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplex) scheme, a transmitter for transmitting the broadcast signals carrying the at least one modulated signal frame.



A TRANSMITTER, A RECEIVER, AND METHODS THEREIN

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A transmitter and a method therein for transmitting CPM signals to a receiver. The transmitter divides bits into first and second bit sequences; obtains third and fourth bit sequences by appending bits to the first and second bit sequences. First and second intermediate sequences are generated based on the third and fourth bit sequences. The transmitter time-reverses the first and second intermediate sequences. The time-reversed first sequence is mapped to a third intermediate sequence, and the time-reversed second sequence is mapped to a fourth intermediate sequence. The transmitter generates fifth and sixth bit sequences from the third and fourth intermediate sequences. First and second CPM signals corresponding to first and second CPM bursts are created, which first burst is based on the third and sixth bit sequences, and which second burst is based on the fourth and fifth bit sequences. CPM signals are transmitted through a respective antenna.



SENSOR SYSTEMS AND METHODS UTILIZING BAND PASS FILTER TUNING

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A communication system having a configurable bandpass filter is disclosed. The system includes a bandpass filter and a bandpass controller. The bandpass filter has an adjustable center frequency. The bandpass controller is configured to identify a frequency shift in a master in or received signal and to shift the center frequency of the bandpass filter according to the identified frequency shift.



SIGNAL SELECT IN UNDERGROUND LINE LOCATION

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A transmitter and receiver for performing a signal select algorithm are provided. A transmitter for providing a signal on a line to be located includes at least one direct digital synthesizer, the direct digital synthesizer producing two component frequencies in response to an input square wave signal; and a feedback loop providing the input square wave.



SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MULTI-THREADED OFDM CHANNEL EQUALIZER WITH COPROCESSOR

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A system for an orthogonal frequency division multiplexed (OFDM) equalizer, said system comprising a program memory, a program sequencer and a processing unit connected to each other, wherein the processing unit comprises an input selection unit, an arithmetic logic unit (ALU), a coprocessor and an output selection unit; further wherein the program sequencer schedules the processing of one or more symbol-carrier pairs input to said OFDM equalizer using multiple threads; retrieves, for each of the one or more symbol-carrier pairs, multiple program instructions from said program memory; generates multiple expanded instructions corresponding to said retrieved multiple program instructions; and further wherein said ALU performs said processing of the one or more symbol-carrier pairs using the multiple threads across multiple pipeline stages, wherein said processing comprises said ALU executing arithmetic operations to process said expanded instructions using said multiple threads across the multiple pipeline stages.



Fast adaptive mode-conversion digital canceller

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A transceiver and a corresponding method configured to recover within less than 1 ms from quality degradation in its operating point. The transceiver includes: a receiver analog front end (Rx AFE), an adaptive module comprising at least one of an adaptive digital equalizer and an adaptive digital canceller (ADEC), a common mode sensor AFE (CMS-AFE), a fast-adaptive mode-conversion canceller (FA-MCC), and a slicer. The Rx AFE receives signals from a second transceiver. Shortly after identifying quality degradation in the transceiver's operating point, the transceiver indicates the second transceiver to reduce the rate of the transmitted data. And within less than 1 ms, the transceiver utilizes the improved detection rate to improve the accuracy of the slicing errors, which enables fast adaptation of the ADEC, that improves the quality in the transceiver's operating point to a level that enables the transceiver to indicate the second transceiver to increase the rate.



System and Method for State Reduction in Trellis Equalizers Using Bounded State Enumeration

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Embodiment reduced-state trellis equalization techniques compute accumulated path metrics (APMs) for a subset of candidate states for at least some stages in the trellis based on a neighborhood map of an ML state. This reduces the number of APMs that are computed and stored during trellis equalization. Other embodiments select a subset of candidate states for which APMs are transported to the next stage of the trellis based on the neighborhood map. This eliminates the need to sort the remaining APMs during reduced state trellis equalization. The neighborhood map identifies a subset of the highest probability neighbors for an ML state. The subset of candidate states identified as highest probability neighbors may be saved in a look-up table. The look-up table may be generated offline and/or generated/updated dynamically during run-time operation.



DATA SENDING METHOD, APPARATUS, AND DEVICE, AND DATA RECEIVING METHOD, APPARATUS, AND DEVICE

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A transmit end determines M first time-frequency resource locations and S second time-frequency resource locations, and determines, in the S second time-frequency resource locations, S/2 second time-frequency resource locations as a first set, and S/2 second time-frequency resource locations excluding the second time-frequency resource locations in the first set as a second set; determines a communication data symbol sent at the second time-frequency resource locations in the first set; obtains, a compensation data symbol sent at the second time-frequency resource locations in the second set, where interference of the communication data symbol to the pilot data symbol cancels out interference of the compensation data symbol to the pilot data symbol; and separately sends the pilot data symbol at the M first time-frequency resource locations, and sends the communication data symbol and the compensation data symbol at the S second time-frequency resource locations.



On-Chip AC Coupled Receiver with Real-Time Linear Baseline-Wander Compensation

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

An on-chip AC coupled receiver with baseline wander compensation. The receiver may be used for either single ended or differential signals. The receiver includes an input terminal to receive an input signal. AC coupling circuitry is between the input terminal and a node and couples the input signal into a coupled signal at the node. A control loop senses low frequency signal content at the node and uses a linear buffer in adjusting the coupled signal at the node based on the low frequency signal content. The operation of the control loop compensates for potential baseline wander in the coupled signal. An input stage to recovers data from the coupled signal at the node.



Receiver with enhanced clock and data recovery

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A receiver device implements enhanced data reception with edge-based clock and data recovery such as with a flash analog-to-digital converter architecture. In an example embodiment, the device implements a first phase adjustment control loop, with for example, a bang-bang phase detector, that detects data transitions for adjusting sampling at an optimal edge time with an edge sampler by adjusting a phase of an edge clock of the sampler. This loop may further adjust sampling in received data intervals for optimal data reception by adjusting the phase of a data clock of a data sampler such a flash ADC. The device may also implement a second phase adjustment control loop with, for example, a baud-rate phase detector, that detects data intervals for further adjusting sampling at an optimal data time with the data sampler.



SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TWO-DIMENSIONAL EQUALIZATION IN AN ORTHOGONAL TIME FREQUENCY SPACE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A system and method for receiving communication signals that have been spread in two dimensions. The method includes receiving signals representative of data that has been two-dimensionally spread and transmitted over a communication channel. The method further includes processing the signals to determine equalization coefficients based upon a two-dimensional time-frequency impulse response of the communication channel. A two-dimensional signal equalization procedure is then performed using the equalization coefficients.



ADAPTIVE SIGNALING BASED MFSK MODULATION SCHEME FOR ULTRASONIC COMMUNICATIONS

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

An ultrasonic communication circuit is disclosed. The circuit includes an ultrasonic transmitter arranged to transmit a training signal having a frequency to a remote transceiver over an ultrasonic communication channel. An ultrasonic receiver is arranged to receive information from the remote transceiver in response to the training signal. The ultrasonic transmitter is arranged to transmit a data signal to the remote transceiver. The data signal has a duty cycle determined by the information.



METHOD OF MULTIUSER SUPERPOSITION TRANSMISSION AND TRANSMITTER USING THE SAME

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

The disclosure is directed to a method of multiuser superposition transmission (MUST) method and a transmitter using the same method. In one of the exemplary embodiments, the disclosure is directed to a method of multiuser superposition transmission (MUST) method used by a base station. The method would include not limited to: determining a first bit stream to be transmitted; encoding the first bit stream to generate an encoded first bit stream which has a plurality of binary levels per symbol; determining a first encoding rate for each of the binary levels of the encoded first bit stream, wherein at least two of the levels of the encoded first bit stream have a different code rate; and attaching a first plurality of redundancy bits based on the first encoding rate.



Beam-Change Indication for Channel Estimation Enahncement

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A method of transmitting and receiving a HE PPDU and perform channel estimation enhancement is proposed. The HE PPDU comprises legacy preamble, HE-STF, HE-LTF, and data. A beam-change indication indicates if the pre-multiplied beamforming Q-matrix is changed from legacy preamble to H-SFT, HE-LTF, and data portion. A value of 1 indicates that Q matrix is changed. A value of 0 indicates that Q matrix is unchanged and receiver should be safe to combine L-LTF and HE-LTF. The beam-change indication can be used to significantly enhance channel estimation at receiver. When there is no beam-change, receiver does not change operation during HE-STF and HE-LTF such that the channel estimations can rely on the combination of L-LTFs, L-SIG, RL-SIG, HE-SIGAs and HE-LTF.



METHOD OF PREVENTING PRIORITY INVERSION IN POWER LINE COMMUNICATION, RECORDING MEDIUM AND APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING THE SAME

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A method of preventing priority inversion in power line communication includes generating a priority notification signal of each node in order to prioritize a packet transmitted by each of the nodes, decreasing carrier detection threshold value of a prioritization section in the priority notification signal of each of the nodes, increasing transmission power level of the prioritization section in the priority notification signal of each of the nodes, transmitting the priority notification signal generated by each of the nodes, prioritizing the nodes by comparing the prioritization sections of the priority notification signals, and preferentially transmitting a packet of a node with a higher priority. This can solve a priority inversion problem between signals in a network to safely transmit signals without collisions and latency.



METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COMMUNICATING NETWORK MANAGEMENT TRAFFIC OVER A NETWORK

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, determining whether communications are encrypted, determining a communication type for the communications according to sensitivity criteria, encrypting the communications according to the communication type to generate encrypted communications, and transmitting to a second network device the encrypted communications. Other embodiments are disclosed.



WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS METHOD, USER EQUIPMENT, BASE STATION AND SYSTEM

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a wireless communications method, user equipment, a base station and a system, and relate to the field of wireless communications. The method includes: acquiring a frequency domain spreading factor, a symbol-level spreading factor and a transmission time interval-level spreading factor; and performing frequency domain spreading, symbol-level spreading and transmission time interval-level spreading on first to-be-sent information respectively according to the acquired spreading factors and sending first spread information; or, despreading, according to the acquired spreading factors, second spread information sent by a base station.



CONFIGURABLE CORRELATOR FOR JOINT TIMING AND FREQUENCY SYNCHRONIZATION AND DEMODULATION

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

At least one embodiment of a correlator comprising a plurality of correlator taps is configurable to provide synchronization and symbol modulation for a plurality of modulation systems. Among other uses, at least one embodiment of the correlator can provide a coarse symbol timing value. In response to determining the coarse symbol timing value, a receiver can receive a signal. Among other uses, at least one embodiment of the correlator can provide a carrier frequency offset (CFO) estimate. In response to determining the CFO estimate, a receiver can receive a signal.



Remote Controlled (RC) Air Based Communication

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Remote Controlled (RC) air based communication systems and methods for aircraft such as airplanes, helicopters, Unmanned Vehicles (UV), balloons and other objects in air based devices. Air based communication devices receive modulated signals from GPS satellites, or other satellites or from land based or in or on water or air based transmitters and demodulate and process these signals into location finding information. A photo camera or video camera generated signal is processed with location finding information and the camera generated signal with the location finding information is processed in an OFDM processor or in a spread spectrum processor. The spread spectrum processor provides cross-correlated in-phase and quadrature phase processed signals. The OFDM processed and the cross-correlated processed signals are modulated and transmitted. A received RC signal and/or a motion detector is used for control of operation of air based devices. Infrared transmitters, smoke and heat/sensor devices are implemented in the airborne devices. The airborne device, in a repeater mode receives and demodulate a first OFDM modulated signal into an OFDM baseband signal. The OFDM baseband signal is subsequently modulated into a second OFDM signal and is transmitted from the airborne device. The communications and control of air based devices is in land based cellular systems (e.g. WCDMA, CDMA, GSM, 3G, 4G and 5G), wireless mobile internet networks, Bluetooth and satellite systems.