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Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der Angewandten Forschung e.V. Patents
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Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der Angewandten Forschung e.V.
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Munich, DE
No. of patents:
494
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8218630 Video frame encoding and decoding July 10, 2012
A video frame arithmetical context adaptive encoding and decoding scheme is presented which is based on the finding, that, for sake of a better definition of neighborhood between blocks of picture samples, i.e. the neighboring block which the syntax element to be coded or decoded relates
8218628 Apparatus and method for generating a coded video sequence and for decoding a coded video sequen July 10, 2012
A video coder performs a motion-compensated prediction both in the base layer and in an enhancement layer to determine motion data of the enhancement layer by using the motion data from the base layer and/or to predict sequences of residual error pictures after the motion-compensated
8218153 Apparatus and method for improving the measurement accuracy of digital 3D geometrical measuremen July 10, 2012
The resolution of an optical measurement system for measuring a surface of an object, wherein a measurement light strip is captured on a surface of an object by means of a matrix sensor with a resolution limited by quantization in a quantization direction, can be improved by calculating
8217483 Photosensitive semiconductor component July 10, 2012
A semiconductor component that includes a photosensitive doped semiconductor layer, in which electrical charge carriers are released during absorption of electromagnetic radiation is disclosed. The photosensitive semiconductor layer has a structured interface and at least one layer w
8214378 Time-critical filtering of information using domain ontologies July 3, 2012
An ontology that is used to determine relationships between instances of objects having types. The ontology is made from a text file containing a DAML+OIL description of the ontology and includes a set of ontology objects and an accelerator that accelerates determination of the relat
8213514 Video frame encoding and decoding July 3, 2012
A video frame arithmetical context adaptive encoding and decoding scheme is presented which is based on the finding, that, for sake of a better definition of neighborhood between blocks of picture samples, i.e. the neighboring block which the syntax element to be coded or decoded relates
8213066 Electrostatic comb-drive micromechanical actuator July 3, 2012
The invention relates to a micromechanical actuator, especially a micro-mirror scanner, comprising an actuator unit in an outer frame which unit is suspended in the outer frame via two torsion elements, and electrostatic tilt drives from intermeshing first and second comb-type electr
8212264 FK module and method for the production thereof July 3, 2012
A module and method of its production in which areal electronic components are formed. The module includes (a) a cover electrode covering the electronic components; (b) a flexibly deformable substrate; (c) a base electrode formed on the substrate; and (d) an optically active layer fo
8204261 Diffuse sound shaping for BCC schemes and the like June 19, 2012
An input audio signal having an input temporal envelope is converted into an output audio signal having an output temporal envelope. The input temporal envelope of the input audio signal is characterized. The input audio signal is processed to generate a processed audio signal, wherein
8204117 Video frame encoding and decoding June 19, 2012
A video frame arithmetical context adaptive encoding and decoding scheme is presented which is based on the finding, that, for sake of a better definition of neighborhood between blocks of picture samples, i.e. the neighboring block which the syntax element to be coded or decoded relates
8204116 Video frame encoding and decoding June 19, 2012
A video frame arithmetical context adaptive encoding and decoding scheme is presented which is based on the finding, that, for sake of a better definition of neighborhood between blocks of picture samples, i.e. the neighboring block which the syntax element to be coded or decoded relates
8204115 Video frame encoding and decoding June 19, 2012
A video frame arithmetical context adaptive encoding and decoding scheme is presented which is based on the finding, that, for sake of a better definition of neighborhood between blocks of picture samples, i.e. the neighboring block which the syntax element to be coded or decoded relates
8203329 Calibratable multidimensional magnetic point sensor June 19, 2012
A calibratable magnetic field sensor for sensing a first and a second spatial component of a magnetic field in a reference point, wherein the magnetic field includes a first and a second measurement field component and/or a first and a second calibration field component. The magnetic
8201452 Housing for micro-mechanical and micro-optical components used in mobile applications June 19, 2012
The present invention relates to a housing for one or more micromechanical and/or micro-optic components, wherein the housing exhibits a supporting substrate having at least one micromechanical and/or micro-optic component and at least one cap substrate, which is joined to the suppor
8198135 Method for producing flexible integrated circuits which may be provided contiguously June 12, 2012
The present invention provides a method for producing integrated circuits which are mechanically flexible and can be provided contiguously on a common flexible carrier substrate. The method includes a step of continuously providing a first flexible substrate which has conductor-line
8195730 Apparatus and method for conversion into a transformed representation or for inverse conversion June 5, 2012
For converting first and second blocks of discrete values into a transformed representation, the first block is transformed according to a first transformation rule and then rounded. Then, the rounded transformed values are summed with the second block of original discrete values, to
8192639 Reflection-reducing interference layer system and method for producing it June 5, 2012
A reflection-reducing interference layer system is disclosed, which has at least three alternating layers having different refractive indices. At least one nanostructured layer comprising an organic material or an organic-inorganic hybrid material is applied to the alternating layers.
8189834 Device and method for generating a filtered activity pattern, source divider, method for generat May 29, 2012
A device for generating a filtered activity pattern based on a first activity pattern at an auditory model of a first ear and a second activity pattern at an auditory model of a second ear includes an identifier for identifying a first trajectory in the first activity pattern and a s
8189824 Apparatus and method for controlling a plurality of speakers by means of a graphical user interf May 29, 2012
In a reproduction area where there are at least three directional groups, each of which has speakers, triggering of the speakers is achieved in that a source path from a first directional group position to a second directional group position is initially obtained along with movement
8189114 Automated method for temporal segmentation of a video into scenes with taking different types of May 29, 2012
The automated detection of scene boundaries supports the user in browsing a video. Establishing the similarity between two respective frame sequences is made by choosing and comparing respective key-frames from each frame sequence, which are temporally as far apart from each other as
8188733 Arrangement and method for recognizing and classifying preferably hidden objects in object and/o May 29, 2012
An arrangement and method recognizes and classifies preferably hidden objects in object and/or human traffic. Objects relevant to security are recognized, located and tracked through the surroundings thereof in moving object and human traffic isolated in real time. Use is made of a c
8186225 MEMS vacuum sensor based on the friction principle May 29, 2012
The invention relates to a sensor element for pressure measurement, having a substrate (5) and at least one mass element (1), which is arranged spaced apart from the substrate (5) and is connected in an oscillating manner to the substrate (5) and/or a support body (6) fixed relative
8183674 Power semiconductor module comprising an explosion protection system May 22, 2012
A power semiconductor module for energy distribution, includes at least one power semiconductor, connection terminals for connecting the power semiconductor module, and a housing, in which protection from explosion is ensured in the module even in the event of electric arcs. Therefore,
8180061 Concept for bridging the gap between parametric multi-channel audio coding and matrixed-surround May 15, 2012
The purpose of the invention is to bridge the gap between parametric multi-channel audio coding and matrixed-surround multi-channel coding by gradually improving the sound of an up-mix signal while raising the bit-rate consumed by the side-information starting from 0 up to the bit-ra
8178999 Controllable change-over apparatus for a solar module May 15, 2012
Controllable change-over apparatus for a solar module comprises an output terminal, a DC/DC converter, a controllable switching device and a control. The controllable switching device is implemented with a first switch position and a second switch position, wherein, in the first swit
8174447 Concept for localizing a position on a path May 8, 2012
An apparatus for localizing a position on a path, radio signals of fixedly positioned radio transmitters being receivable along the path, the apparatus including a determiner for determining properties of the radio signals of the fixedly positioned radio transmitters at the position,
8173884 Device and method for generating a note signal upon a manual input May 8, 2012
An embodiment of a device for generating a note signal upon a manual input includes an operator to enable a user of the same as an input to define one or several points as an input signal, and a controller which is implemented to receive the input signal and to generate a note signal
8170340 Device, method and computer program for identifying a traffic sign in an image May 1, 2012
A device for identifying a traffic sign in an image includes a Hough transformer implemented to identify a plurality of line sections running in different directions through the image in the image or in an edge image derived from same. The device further includes a shape detector imp
8164180 Functional element package and fabrication method therefor April 24, 2012
A functional element package includes a silicon substrate with a functional element having one of a mobile portion and a sensor thereon; a seal member being bonded with the silicon substrate to form an airtightly sealed space therein, and including a step portion in its height direct
8160280 Apparatus and method for controlling a plurality of speakers by means of a DSP April 17, 2012
In a reproduction environment, speakers are grouped in directional groups, wherein the directional groups overlap with respect to the associated speakers so that speakers are present which have a speaker parameter having different values for the first directional group and the second
8155971 Audio decoding of multi-audio-object signal using upmixing April 10, 2012
A method for decoding a multi-audio-object signal having audio signals of first and second types encoded therein, the multi-audio-object signal having a downmix signal and side information having level information of the audio signals of the first and second types in a first predetermine
8155954 Device and method for generating a complex spectral representation of a discrete-time signal April 10, 2012
A filter bank device for generating a complex spectral representation of a discrete-time signal includes a generator for generating a block-wise real spectral representation, which, for example, implements an MDCT, to obtain temporally successive blocks of real spectral coefficients. The
8155429 Apparatus and method for generating a two-dimensional representation of an object portion arbitr April 10, 2012
For generating a two-dimensional representation of an object portion arbitrarily arranged within an object, a first image comprising the object, and subsequently a second image comprising the object are generated by means of an imaging device while the object and the imaging device a
8155154 Apparatus and method for coding an information signal into a data stream, converting the data st April 10, 2012
More customization and adaptation of coded data streams may be achieved by processing the information signal such that the various syntax structures obtained by pre-coding the information signal are placed into logical data packets, each of which being associated with a specific data
8153059 Chip-holder for a micro-fluidic chip April 10, 2012
A chip-holder for holding a micro-fluidic chip has a fixer for detachably fixing the micro-fluidic chip in the chip-holder and at least one process control device configured to support control or monitoring of a chemical process in the micro-fluidic chip, wherein the chip-holder is confi
8147136 Micromechanical device with temperature stabilization and method for adjusting a defined tempera April 3, 2012
A micromechanical device includes a micromechanical functional structure and an electromagnetic radiation heating associated with the micromechanical functional structure, which is formed to cause a spatially and temporally defined temperature or a spatially and temporally defined te
8146431 Method and system for non-destructively testing a metallic workpiece April 3, 2012
The invention relates to a method for nondestructive testing of a metallic workpiece (11) using an ultrasonic transducer testing head having the following steps: to generate an ultrasonic wave, an excitation pulse is transmitted using the ultrasonic transducer (1) to the workpiece (1
8145499 Generation of decorrelated signals March 27, 2012
In a case of transient audio input signals, in a multi-channel audio reconstruction, uncorrelated output signals are generated from an audio input signal in that the audio input signal is mixed with a representation of the audio input signal delayed by a delay time such that, in a fi
8145498 Device and method for generating a coded multi-channel signal and device and method for decoding March 27, 2012
In a multi-channel encoder generating several different parameter sets for reconstructing a multi-channel output signal using at least one transmission channel, the data stream is written such that the two parameter sets are decodable independently of each other. Thus, a multi-channe
8144161 Texture synthesis March 27, 2012
A texture synthesis device, which has a determinator for determining a prioritization among regions to be synthesized of an area to be synthesized, as a function of image information in an area adjacent to the area to be synthesized, and a synthesizer for synthesizing the regions to
8143908 Biosensor and a method of measuring a concentration of an analyte within a medium March 27, 2012
A biosensor for measuring a concentration of an analyte within a medium includes an electrical charge storage and a resistive layer including an electrical resistance which changes upon contact with the analyte. The electrical charge storage includes a sensor electrode, and the resistive
8142853 Covering material for biomass, and process for its preparation March 27, 2012
The invention relates to a covering material for biomass and a method for the production thereof, in which at least two components (A) and (B) are mixed and subsequently applied onto the biomass, wherein component (A) comprises an oil of animal or vegetable origin and an alginate and
8139775 Concept for combining multiple parametrically coded audio sources March 20, 2012
According to the present invention, multiple parametrically encoded audio signals can be efficiently combined using an audio signal generator, which generates an audio output signal by combining the down-mix channels and the associated parameters of the audio signals directly within the
8139611 Apparatus and method for coding an information signal into a data stream, converting the data st March 20, 2012
More customization and adaptation of coded data streams may be achieved by processing the information signal such that the various syntax structures obtained by pre-coding the information signal are placed into logical data packets, each of which being associated with a specific data
8135955 Device and method for detecting a manipulation of an information signal March 13, 2012
The present invention relates to a device for detecting a manipulation of an information signal, having an extractor for extracting an information signal component characteristic for the information signal from the information signal, an encrypter for encrypting the information signal
8129657 Machining head with integrated powder supply for deposition welding using laser radiation March 6, 2012
The invention relates to a machining head with integrated powder supply for deposition welding using laser radiation. A machining head in accordance with the invention can in particular be used for deposition welding at a high deposition rate. In the machining head in accordance with
8126721 Encoding an information signal February 28, 2012
The transient problem may be sufficiently addressed, and for this purpose, a further delay on the side of the decoding may be reduced if a new SBR frame class is used wherein the frame boundaries are not shifted, i.e. the grid boundaries are still synchronized with the frame boundari
8121350 Apparatus, method and computer program for determining a position on the basis of a camera image February 21, 2012
An apparatus for determining a position on the basis of a camera image from a camera includes a Hough transformer, a positional description establisher and a database comparator. The Hough transformer is formed to identify circular arcs or elliptical arcs in the camera image or in a
8121188 Video frame encoding and decoding February 21, 2012
A video frame arithmetical context adaptive encoding and decoding scheme is presented which is based on the finding, that, for sake of a better definition of neighborhood between blocks of picture samples, i.e. the neighboring block which the syntax element to be coded or decoded relates
8117027 Method and apparatus for introducing information into a data stream and method and apparatus for February 14, 2012
Techniques for introducing information into a data stream first obtains the spectral values of the short-term spectrum of the audio signal. Separately, information to be introduced are combined with a spread sequence obtaining a spread information signal, whereupon a spectral represe
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