Patents Assigned to Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
  • Patent number: 10298260
    Abstract: A zero padding apparatus and method for variable length signaling information are disclosed. A zero padding apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a processor configured to generate a LDPC information bit string by deciding a number of groups whose all bits are to be filled with 0 using a difference between a length of the LDPC information bit string and a length of a BCH-encoded bit string, selecting the groups using a shortening pattern order to fill all the bits of the groups with 0, and filling at least a part of remaining groups, which are not filled with 0, with the BCH-encoded bit string; and memory configured to provide the LDPC information bit string to an LDPC encoder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Sung-Ik Park, Sun-Hyoung Kwon, Jae-Young Lee, Heung-Mook Kim
  • Patent number: 10298269
    Abstract: A bit interleaver, a bit-interleaved coded modulation (BICM) device and a bit interleaving method are disclosed herein. The bit interleaver includes a first memory, a processor, and a second memory. The first memory stores a low-density parity check (LDPC) codeword having a length of 64800 and a code rate of 3/15. The processor generates an interleaved codeword by interleaving the LDPC codeword on a bit group basis. The size of the bit group corresponds to a parallel factor of the LDPC codeword. The second memory provides the interleaved codeword to a modulator for 4096-symbol mapping.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Sung-Ik Park, Sun-Hyoung Kwon, Jae-Young Lee, Heung-Mook Kim, Nam-Ho Hur
  • Patent number: 10298736
    Abstract: A voice signal processing apparatus includes: an input unit which receives a voice signal of a user; a detecting unit which detects an auxiliary signal; and a signal processing unit which transmits the voice signal to an external terminal in a first operation mode and transmits the voice signal and the auxiliary signal to the external terminal using the same or different protocols in a second operation mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Min Kyu Lee, Sang Hun Kim, Young Ik Kim, Dong Hyun Kim, Mu Yeol Choi
  • Patent number: 10298935
    Abstract: A method of managing a network bandwidth by controlling of an image compression rate and controlling of a frame generation, and an image transmission system using the same are provided. The method includes approving generation of an intra-frame (I-frame) for one among a plurality of image compression hardware (H/W) units, storing compressed image data compressed by the plurality of image compression H/W units in a plurality of buffers corresponding to the plurality of image compression H/W units, controlling a data storage level of the plurality of buffers, and encapsulating the compressed image data stored in each of the plurality of buffers into a network packet and transmitting the encapsulated image data to the outside through an external network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventor: Chan Ho Park
  • Patent number: 10296379
    Abstract: Scheduling threads in a system with many cores includes generating a thread map where a connection relationship between a plurality of threads is represented by a frequency of inter-process communication (IPC) between threads, generating a core map where a connection relationship between a plurality of cores is represented by a hop between cores, and respectively allocating the plurality of threads to the plurality of cores defined by the core map, based on a thread allocation policy defining a mapping rule between the thread map and the core map.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Kang Ho Kim, Kwang Won Koh, Jin Mee Kim, Jeong Hwan Lee, Seung Hyub Jeon, Sung In Jung, Yeon Jeong Jeong, Seung Jun Cha
  • Patent number: 10298268
    Abstract: A bit interleaver, a bit-interleaved coded modulation (BICM) device and a bit interleaving method are disclosed herein. The bit interleaver includes a first memory, a processor, and a second memory. The first memory stores a low-density parity check (LDPC) codeword having a length of 64800 and a code rate of 2/15. The processor generates an interleaved codeword by interleaving the LDPC codeword on a bit group basis. The size of the bit group corresponds to a parallel factor of the LDPC codeword. The second memory provides the interleaved codeword to a modulator for 1024-symbol mapping.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Sung-Ik Park, Sun-Hyoung Kwon, Jae-Young Lee, Heung-Mook Kim, Nam-Ho Hur
  • Patent number: 10297076
    Abstract: An apparatus for generating a 3-dimensional face model includes a multi-view image capturer configured to sense a motion of the mobile device and automatically capture still images from two or more directions; and a 3D model generator configured to generate a 3D face mode using the two or more still images obtained by the multi-view image capturer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Jung Jae Yu, Hyun Kang, Jae Hean Kim, Hye Sun Kim, Chang Joon Park, Yun Ji Ban, Dong Wan Ryoo, Jin Sung Choi
  • Patent number: 10298066
    Abstract: The wireless power reception apparatus includes: a duty controller configured to calculate an amount of current of a transmission coil required for the wireless power transmission apparatus and control a duty cycle by using at least one of distance information between the wireless power transmission apparatus and the wireless power reception apparatus or load current information; a power converter configured to convert an effective load resistance according to the duty cycle; a wireless data transmitter configured to transmit a signal that requires a control of the calculated amount of current of the transmission coil to the wireless power transmission apparatus; and a reception resonator configured to receive a power according to the amount of current of the transmission coil controlled by the signal that requires a control of the amount of current of the transmission coil from the wireless power transmission apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Duk Ju Ahn, In Kui Cho, Seong Min Kim, Jung Ick Moon, Sang Bong Jeon, Byung Chan Kim, Je Hoon Yun, Dong Won Jang, Hyung Do Choi
  • Publication number: 20190149820
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for encoding and decoding an image by skip encoding. The image-encoding method by skip encoding, which performs intra-prediction, comprises: performing a filtering operation on the signal which is reconstructed prior to an encoding object signal in an encoding object image; using the filtered reconstructed signal to generate a prediction signal for the encoding object signal; setting the generated prediction signal as a reconstruction signal for the encoding object signal; and not encoding the residual signal which can be generated on the basis of the difference between the encoding object signal and the prediction signal, thereby performing skip encoding on the encoding object signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2019
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Applicants: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Kwangwoon University Industry-Academic Collaborati on Foundation, University-Industry Cooperation Group of Kyung Hee University
    Inventors: Sung Chang LIM, Ha Hyun LEE, Se Yoon JEONG, Hui Yong KIM, Suk Hee CHO, Jong Ho KIM, Jin Ho LEE, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woong KIM, Chie Teuk AHN, Dong Gyu SIM, Seoung Jun OH, Gwang Hoon PARK, Sea Nae PARK, Chan Woong JEON
  • Publication number: 20190146296
    Abstract: Disclosed is a variable optical attenuator. The variable optical attenuator includes an electrochromic device having a reflective property or a transflective property, a lens configured to convert input light to focused light or collimated light and input the focused light or the collimated light to the electrochromic device, and an outputter configured to output light reflected from the electrochromic device, in which the electrochromic device is configured to attenuate an intensity of the input light by controlling a reflectivity and a transmissivity of the input light based on an element included in the electrochromic device and a voltage to be applied to the electrochromic device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2018
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: CHAN IL YEO, Dong Hoon SON, Hyun Seo KANG, Keo-Sik KIM, Kyeeun KIM, Sung Chang KIM, Ji Hyoung RYU, Gi Hyeon MIN, Si Woong PARK, Hyoungjun PARK, Dongsoo LEE, Young Soon HEO
  • Publication number: 20190149823
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are a video decoding method and apparatus and a video encoding method and apparatus. In quantization and dequantization, multiple quantization methods and multiple dequantization methods may be used. The multiple quantization methods include a variable-rate step quantization method and a fixed-rate step quantization method. The variable-rate step quantization method may be a quantization method in which an increment in a quantization step depending on an increase in a value of a quantization parameter by 1 is not fixed. The fixed-rate step quantization method may be a quantization method in which the increment in the quantization step depending on the increase of the value of the quantization parameter by 1 is fixed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Applicant: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Woong LIM, Seung-Hyun CHO, Joo-Young LEE, Youn-Hee KIM, Jin-Wuk SEOK, Jong-Ho KIM, Dae-Yeol LEE, Se-Yoon JEONG, Hui-Yong KIM, Jin-Soo CHOI
  • Publication number: 20190147894
    Abstract: Disclosed is a binaural rendering method and apparatus for decoding a multichannel audio signal. The binaural rendering method may include: extracting an early reflection component and a late reverberation component from a binaural filter; generating a stereo audio signal by performing binaural rendering of a multichannel audio signal base on the early reflection component; and applying the late reverberation component to the generated stereo audio signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2019
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Yong Ju LEE, Jeong Il SEO, Jae Hyoun YOO, Seung Kwon BEACK, Jong Mo SUNG, Tae Jin LEE, Kyeong Ok KANG, Jin Woong KIM, Tae Jin PARK, Dae Young JANG, Keun Woo CHOI
  • Publication number: 20190143992
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a self-driving learning apparatus and method using driving experience information. The self-driving learning apparatus includes: an environment information collecting sensor configured to collect driving environment information of a traveling vehicle; a control information collecting sensor configured to collect behavior control information of the traveling vehicle; and a self-driving information generator configured to generate driving experience information by matching driving environment information of a driving environment changing around an ego vehicle to the collected behavior control information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Joo Chan SOHN, Kyoung Wook MIN, Jeong Dan CHOI
  • Patent number: 10291327
    Abstract: An optical signal generating apparatus according to an embodiment of the inventive concept includes a first optical intensity modulator for modulating a first optical signal to generate a 2N-level (where N is a positive integer) second optical signal in the form of a binary signal, a first optical amplifier for amplifying the second optical signal to generate a third optical signal, and a second optical intensity modulator for modulating the third optical signal to generate a 2N+1-level fourth optical signal in the form of a binary signal. The optical signal generating apparatus according to an embodiment of the inventive concept may generate a low-cost, high-quality optical signal by using an optical device to generate a multi-level optical signal. Additionally, the optical signal generating apparatus according to an embodiment of the inventive concept may generate a multi-level optical signal by sequentially performing optical modulation and optical amplification operations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: O-Kyun Kwon, Namje Kim, Miran Park, Shinmo An, Won Seok Han
  • Patent number: 10292169
    Abstract: Disclosed is a wireless communication system using multiple transmission and reception points. In a wireless communication system having a first transmission and reception point and at least one second transmission and reception point belonging to the same cell, the first transmission and reception point has a wider transmission area than the at least one second transmission and reception point, and the first transmission and reception point and the at least one second transmission and reception point generate downlink transmission signals by using the same physical layer cell ID or virtual cell IDs allocated to each terminal, and then the terminals generate uplink transmission signals by using the allocated virtual cell IDs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Young-Jo Ko, Tae-Gyun Noh, Hee-Soo Lee, Bang-Won Seo, Jae-Young Ahn
  • Patent number: 10291422
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a synchronization method for transmitting a DOCSIS upstream signal, which is performed by an RoIP terminal, the synchronization method including receiving a synchronization (SYNC) message periodically sent by a Cable Modem Termination System (CMTS) and thereby synchronizing a clock and generating a reference time; receiving a ranging request signal from a Cable Modem (CM); including information about a start time of an allocated ranging interval in the ranging request signal, converting the ranging request signal into an IP packet, and transmitting the IP packet to an RoIP headend device over an IP network in order to enable the RoIP headend device to convert the ranging request signal, delivered via the IP network, into an RF signal and transmit the RF signal to the CMTS; and converting a ranging response message delivered from the CMTS into an electric signal and transmitting the electric signal to the CM.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Dong-Joon Choi, Joon-Young Jung, Nam-Ho Hur
  • Patent number: 10289497
    Abstract: Provided herein is a distributed file system including a meta data server configured to store and manage meta data of a file; and a data server configured to store and manage data and attribute information of the file, wherein, in response to a writing request from a client, the meta data server stores data requested to be changed in a delta chunk of a read-only snapshot file, and connects the original file and the read-only snapshot file in an inode structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Young Chul Kim, Young Kyun Kim, Sang Min Lee
  • Patent number: 10292203
    Abstract: According to a sensor network system and a method for processing sensor data, a sink node collects sensor data from sensor nodes, performs a prediction algorithm which is the same as a prediction algorithm performed in the sensor node to obtain a prediction value, when a sensing value is received from the sensor node, updates the prediction value to the sensing value, stores the sensing value as sensor data, determines whether the sensor node is a representative node when the sensing value is not received from the sensor node, and stores the prediction value as sensor data if the sensor node is the representative node, and corrects the prediction value based on the sensing value of a representative node and stores the corrected prediction value as sensor data if the sensor node is not the representative node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Tae Wook Heo, Hyun Hak Kim, Jeong Gil Ko, Yoon Mee Doh, Jong Jun Park, Jong Arm Jun
  • Patent number: 10291920
    Abstract: A method of decoding a image according to an embodiment of the present invention, which supports a plurality of layers, may comprise the steps of: receiving information on a reference layer used to decode a current picture for inter-layer prediction; inducing the number of valid reference layer pictures used to decode the current picture on the basis of the information on the reference layer; and performing inter-layer prediction on the basis of the number of valid reference layer pictures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Ha Hyun Lee, Jung Won Kang, Jin Ho Lee, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woong Kim
  • Publication number: 20190141347
    Abstract: Provided is an image encoding/decoding apparatus and method. The image encoding apparatus may include a motion vector prediction unit to perform a prediction with respect to an arbitrary motion vector of a current block within an image, using at least one of vector information of a motion vector corresponding to an adjacent block and vector information of a previous motion vector of the current block, and a differential determination unit to determine differential information of a motion vector of the current block based on the motion vector predicted in the motion vector prediction unit and an actual motion vector of the current block.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 31, 2018
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Applicant: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Hae-Chul CHOI, Se Yoon JEONG, Sukhee CHO, Hui Yong KIM, Jinho LEE, Hahyun LEE, Sung-Chang LIM, Jongho KIM, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woo HONG, Jin Woong KIM