Patents Represented by Attorney, Agent or Law Firm Ladas & Parry
  • Patent number: 8351436
    Abstract: Provided are an apparatus and method for efficiently and dynamically allocating a bandwidth on a Time Division Multiple Access-based Passive Optical Network (TDMA PON).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Bin-yeong Yoon, Man-soo Han, Sung-chang Kim, Hark Yoo, Dong-soo Lee, Jong-deog Kim, Kyeong-hwan Doo, Yong-tae Kim, Kwang-ok Kim, Bong-kyu Kim, Geun-yong Kim, Sung-hoon Kwak, Mun-seob Lee, Le Quan
  • Patent number: 8351612
    Abstract: Disclosed is an object based audio contents generating/playing apparatus. The object based audio contents generating/playing apparatus may include an object audio signal obtaining unit to obtain a plurality of object audio signals by recording a plurality of sound source signals, a recording space information obtaining unit to obtain recording space information with respect to a recording space of the plurality of sound source signals, a sound source location information obtaining unit to obtain sound location information of the plurality of sound source signals, and an encoding unit to generate object based audio contents by encoding at least one of the plurality of object audio signals, the recording space information, and the sound source location information, thereby enabling the object based audio contents to be played using at least one of a WFS scheme and a multi-channel surround scheme regardless of a reproducing environment of the audience.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Jae-Hyoun Yoo, Hwan Shim, Hyun-Joo Chung, Koen-Mo Sung, Jeongil Seo, Kyeongok Kang, Jin-Woo Hong, Chieteuk Ahn
  • Patent number: 8351494
    Abstract: Provided are a channel equalization and carrier recovery method and a receiving apparatus thereof. In the method, a receiver of the high speed wireless communication system obtains an initial value of a channel equalization coefficient through non-causal channel estimation in a frequency domain during a preamble transmission section of a packet. High-order QAM signal correction for updating the channel equalization coefficient in a time domain is performed during a data transmission section of the packet. when a payload section starts in the data transmission section of the packet, channel equalization coefficient tracking is performed on the basis of frequency domain decision, and a hard decision of a correction value by the high-order QAM signal correction in the time domain is made to correct carrier phase errors, so that the channel equalization coefficient is updated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Dong Kyoo Kim, Young Jin Kang, Jae Young Kim, Kwang Roh Park
  • Patent number: 8350604
    Abstract: A clock receiver in a semiconductor integrated circuit includes a first clock buffer configured to buffer an external clock to generate a low frequency buffered clock in response to a first operation signal; a second clock buffer configured to buffer the external clock to generate a high frequency buffered clock in response to a second operation signal; and an internal clock generating unit configured to receive the low frequency buffered clock and the high frequency buffered clock, to control states of the first operation signal and the second operation signal and to generate an internal clock.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Hynix Semiconductor Inc.
    Inventors: Won Joo Yun, Hyun Woo Lee, Ki-Han Kim
  • Patent number: 8349355
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel formulations comprising lipoic acid and hyaluronic acid and/or the derivatives thereof for use in the repair of chronic ulcers, the regeneration of damaged skin, the prevention of skin aging and, when administered by the systemic route, to treat peripheral neuropathies and intoxications by chemical and/or biological agents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Anika Therapeutics S.R.L.
    Inventors: Carlo Soranzo, Doriana Senigaglia, Davide Bellini
  • Patent number: 8348237
    Abstract: In pneumatic non-load quick dual-speed hydraulic jack, the small of piston ring (17) of hydraulic pump cylinder integrates with pump body (19) and external ring of step pump core (14) to form movable assembly. The middle part of step pump core (14) is provided with pump core step interface (8) used for conversion of hydraulic speed. The step hole on the same axis of pneumatic valve block on special pneumatic valve structure is provided with washer (48), button (49), pneumatic valve core (45), compressed spring (68) and valve core fastness set. The pneumatic valve parts can replace the hydraulic quick pump structure partially when the high-pressure air source is available. High-pressure air delivered to the oil reservoir of the external sleeve (4) presses the hydraulic oil into the oil chamber of oil cylinder, and thus facilitates the quick lift of jack piston under light load or empty load.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Changshu Tongrun Auto Accessory Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Zhigiang Shi
  • Patent number: 8350859
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a method and apparatus for changing lip shape and obtaining a lip animation in a voice-driven animation, and relate to computer technologies. The method for changing lip shape includes: obtaining audio signals and obtaining motion extent proportion of lip shape according to characteristics of the audio signals; obtaining an original lip shape model inputted by a user and generating a motion extent value of the lip shape according to the original lip shape model and the obtained motion extent proportion of the lip shape; generating a lip shape grid model set according to the obtained motion extent value of the lip shape and a preconfigured lip pronunciation model library. The method for changing lip shape in a voice-driven animation includes an obtaining module, a first generating module and a second generating module. The solutions provided by the present invention have a simple algorithm and low cost.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Tencent Technology (Shenzhen) Company Limited
    Inventors: Yisha Lu, Jianyu Wang
  • Patent number: 8348865
    Abstract: There is provided a non-intrusive movement measuring apparatus and method using wearable electro-conductive fibers. A non-intrusive movement measuring apparatus using wearable electro-conductive fibers according to an aspect of the invention may include a signal measurement device measuring a plurality of movement signals using a plurality of electro-conductive fibers put on user's body parts and having resistances varying according to the volume of the user's body parts; a movement analysis device analyzing the plurality of movement signals to obtain a user's movement patterns and movement intensity; and a movement display device displaying a movement analysis result of the movement analysis device. Accordingly, user's movement can be measured without limiting the user's radius of action.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Ji Wook Jeong, Yong Won Jang, Seung Hwan Kim, Seon Hee Park
  • Patent number: 8349901
    Abstract: The invention provides the compounds of formula (I) or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof. The invention also provides pharmaceutical compositions comprising one or more compounds of formula I or intermediates thereof and one more of pharmaceutically acceptable carriers, vehicles or diluents. The invention further provides methods of preparation and methods of use of prodrugs including NO-releasing prodrugs, double prodrugs and mutual prodrugs comprising the compounds of formula I.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Piramal Enterprises Limited and Apparao Satyam
    Inventor: Apparao Satyam
  • Patent number: 8351240
    Abstract: A phase change memory device having a multi-level and a method of driving the same are presented. The disclosed phase change memory device includes variable resistors and shifting units. The variable resistors are interchanged into set and reset states in response to an applied current. The shifting units, which are connected to the variable resistors, shift resistance distribution in the set and reset state of the variable resistors by a predetermined level.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: SK Hynix Inc.
    Inventors: Hae Chan Park, Se Ho Lee
  • Patent number: 8350453
    Abstract: A lamp cover containing phosphor for providing white light emission is disclosed. The lamp cover is comprised of a light-partial-reflective cap structure providing the outer surface of the lamp cover, wherein the light-partial-reflective cap structure is composed of a plurality of light transparent layers and a plurality of vacuum layers that are stacked in an alternating manner from outside to inside, a supporting transparent cap structure providing the inner surface of the lamp cover, and a phosphor mixed structure mechanically supported by the outer surface of the supporting transparent cap structure, wherein the outer surface of the phosphor mixed structure is adjacent to the most inner vacuum layer of the light-partial-reflective cap structure. Once the lamp cover is combined with a phosphor exciting light source, the light-partial-reflective cap structure partially prevents phosphor exciting light from escaping from the lamp cover by using Fresnel reflection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Nepes LED Corporation
    Inventors: Nguyen The Tran, Yongzhi He, Frank Shi
  • Patent number: 8351344
    Abstract: Provided are a system and a method for measurement voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) quality of experience (QoE), and a compensation method, a method for measuring QoE for a VoIP telephone service in real time, and claiming after-treatment on the basis of the measurement quality. The present invention measures subjective or objective quality for an actually generated call, and allows the subjective or objective quality to be linked with after-treatment such as compensation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignees: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, KT Corporation
    Inventors: Ilgu Jung, Eunjin Ko, Hyun Chul Kang, Ho Young Song
  • Patent number: 8351947
    Abstract: A system for radio access in a wireless communication system, in which a number of RATs exist, includes: a RAS configured to share radio environment information and the RATs with an adjacent RAS using a macroband SPC, the RAS being reconfigurable in conformity with the RATs; and a RMS configured to transmit/receive the radio environment information and the RATs to/from the RAS using a microband SPC and access the RAS using the microband SPC, the RMS being reconfigurable in conformity with RAT of the accessed RAS.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Woo-Goo Park, Sunhee Yang, Jin-Up Kim
  • Patent number: 8352739
    Abstract: A two-factor authenticated key exchange method. A subscriber station transmits a value generated by using an identifier and an authentication server's public key to the authentication server through an access point. The authentication server uses the value to detect the subscriber's password, a key stored in a token, and the authentication server's secret key, generate a random number. The subscriber station uses the random number, password, and the key to transmit an encrypted value and the subscriber's authenticator to the authentication server. The authentication server establishes a second value generated by using the password, key, and random number to be a decrypted key to decrypt the encrypted value, authenticate the subscriber's authenticator, and transmits the authentication server's authenticator to the subscriber station. The subscriber station authenticates the authentication server's authenticator by using the key and password.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2004
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: KT Corporation
    Inventors: Young-Man Park, Seong-Choon Lee, Yong-Joo Tcha
  • Patent number: 8348295
    Abstract: A two-wheeled vehicle, in particular a bicycle, with a rear suspension that includes a front chassis supporting a bottom bracket wheel, and a rear oscillating assembly supporting a rear drive wheel. The rear oscillating assembly is attached to the front chassis by a shock-absorber system, a top pivoting link with two pivot points at top and bottom, and a bottom pivoting link with two pivot points at rear and front. The top and bottom pivot points connect the top pivoting link to the front chassis and to the rear oscillating assembly respectively. The rear and front pivot points connect the bottom pivoting link to the front chassis and to the rear oscillating assembly respectively. Thus, during the compression of the shock-absorber system, the top pivoting link oscillates in relation to the chassis, and about an axis that is perpendicular to the chain line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Decathlon
    Inventors: Cyril Beaulieu, Zigor Garate
  • Patent number: 8350265
    Abstract: A thin film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) array substrate and a method of manufacturing a TFT-LCD array substrate are provided in the invention. The TFT-LCD array substrate comprises a plurality of gate lines and a plurality of data lines formed on a substrate. A plurality of pixel regions are defined by the gate lines and the data lines. A pixel electrode, a first thin film transistor for controlling the charge of the pixel electrode and a second thin film transistor for controlling the pre-charge of the pixel electrode are formed in each pixel region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Beijing BOE Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Zuxing Ren
  • Patent number: D674004
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Oki Data Corporation
    Inventors: Tatsuhiko Shimomura, Osamu Teramura, Junichi Ushikubo
  • Patent number: D674005
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Oki Data Corporation
    Inventors: Osamu Teramura, Tatsuhiko Shimomura, Junichi Ushikubo
  • Patent number: D674006
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Oki Data Corporation
    Inventors: Atsushi Ohta, Ken Nozawa, Yukiyoshi Oda
  • Patent number: D674007
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Oki Data Corporation
    Inventors: Junichi Ushikubo, Tatsuhiko Shimomura, Osamu Teramura