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 new patent  Localization and mapping method

A method comprising: obtaining a three-dimensional (3D) point cloud about an object; obtaining binary feature descriptors for feature points in a 2D image about the object; assigning a plurality of index values for each feature point as multiple bits of the corresponding binary feature descriptor; storing the binary feature descriptor... Nokia Technologies Oy

 new patent  Modular electronics apparatuses and methods

An apparatus comprising: a module; a substrate; and electrolyte between the module and the substrate, wherein an electronic component is formed between the module and the substrate and wherein the electrolyte is configured to function as the electrolyte in the electronic component and also as the adhesive to attach the... Nokia Technologies Oy

 new patent  Uplink timing synchronization recovery process

Systems, methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for an uplink timing synchronization recovery process for RACH-less handover are provided. One method includes detecting, by a network node, that at least one uplink transmission has not been successfully received from a user equipment. The method may also include transmitting a physical... Nokia Technologies Oy

Microfluidic pump apparatus and methods

An apparatus and method, the apparatus comprising: a microfluidic channel (3); an electromechanical gel (5) provided within the microfluidic channel (3); at least one pair of electrodes (7) wherein the at least one pair of electrodes (7) are configured to control the electric field across the microfluidic channel (3) to... Nokia Technologies Oy

Collimated radiation source and scintillating fibre plate for medical imaging

An apparatus including a scintillator arrangement including a plurality of optically isolated scintillators that extend lengthwise along a plurality of respective parallel axes and define respective scintillation channels, wherein each of the optically isolated scintillators extends lengthwise between an input interface and an output interface and is arranged to receive... Nokia Technologies Oy

Light conversion element

An apparatus including a light conversion element including an input interface for receiving input light; an output interface for providing output light having at least one different, lower frequency than the input light; and a plurality of light guides extending between the input interface and the output interface that suspend... Nokia Technologies Oy

Display of private content

A method including receipt of information indicative of a first viewer being able to visually perceive at least part of a display and information indicative of a second viewer being able to visually perceive at least part of the display, determination of first viewer private content associated with the first... Nokia Technologies Oy

Monitoring

A method comprising: automatically processing recorded first sensor data from a scene to recognise automatically a first user input from user action in the scene; in response to recognition of the first user input, automatically entering a learning state to enable: automatic processing of the first sensor data from the... Nokia Technologies Oy

Intelligent crossfade with separated instrument tracks

A method is provided including separating a first file into a first plurality of instrument tracks and a second file into a second plurality of instrument tracks, wherein each instrument track of each of the first plurality and second plurality corresponds to a type of instrument; selecting a first instrument... Nokia Technologies Oy

Modular camera blocks for virtual reality capture

An apparatus comprises: a camera module for obtaining a first image, the camera module having at least one port, each of the at least one ports being associated with an attachment position for receiving a second camera module for obtaining a second image; a processor for detecting a position of... Nokia Technologies Oy

Method and providing a visual indication of a point of interest outside of a user's view

A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided in order to generate a visual indication to a user of a point of interest outside of the user's view. In the context of a method, identifying a point of interest outside of a user's view is identified during display of... Nokia Technologies Oy

Method and automated placement of a seam in a panoramic image derived from multiple cameras

A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided to generate a panoramic view derived from multiple cameras and automatically place a seam in that panoramic view in a computationally efficient manner. In regards to a method, images captured by at least two cameras are received. Each camera has a... Nokia Technologies Oy

Method and rotation and switching of video content

A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided to define the location of a center point associated with each frame within a stream of image data. Metadata associated with the orientation, such as the pitch and yaw, of a camera is synchronized on a frame-by-frame basis with a related... Nokia Technologies Oy

A method, an apparatus and a computer readable storage medium for video streaming

A method comprising: requesting, by a client, an independently coded first representation of a video content component from a server; receiving and playing a first set of data units of the independently coded first representation; requesting a second set of data units of a second representation, said second set of... Nokia Technologies Oy

Methods and apparatuses relating to an estimated position of an audio capture device

This specification describes a method comprising determining whether an estimated position of an audio capture device which captures audio data is within boundaries of a predetermined area, and in response to a determination that the estimated position is not within the boundaries of the predetermined area, associating the captured audio... Nokia Technologies Oy

Audio volume handling

Apparatus is configured to associate each of one or more spatially-distributed audio sources in a virtual space, each audio source providing one or more audio signals representing audio for playback through a user device, with a respective fade-in profile which defines how audio volume for the audio source is gradually... Nokia Technologies Oy

Spatial audio processing

An apparatus comprising at least one processor and at least one memory, the memory comprising machine-readable instructions, that when executed cause the apparatus to: store in a non-volatile memory multiple sets of predetermined spatial audio processing parameters for differently moving sound sources; provide in a man machine interface an option... Nokia Technologies Oy

Controlling audio signal parameters

A method and corresponding system for correcting for deviations in a performance that includes a plurality of audio sources, the method comprising detecting a parameter relating to an audio source, determining if the parameter deviates from a predetermined characteristic and in response to it being determined that the parameter deviates... Nokia Technologies Oy

Methods and apparatuses for configuring a ble advertising beacon

A method, apparatus, and computer program product are provided in order to provide improvements in the configuring of Bluetooth low energy (BLE) advertising beacons. Embodiments of the present invention are directed to conveniently and reliably configuring or updating the configuration of a BLE beacon, while limiting the amount of technical... Nokia Technologies Oy

Paging enhancement for signaling optimization

Various communication systems may benefit from optimizations, such as signaling optimizations. For example, certain wireless communication systems may benefit from paging enhancement for signaling optimization. A method can include identifying, by a network element, a procedure to be used by a user equipment as a response to a paging message.... Nokia Technologies Oy

Control of a periodic light source illuminating a room shared by two users wearing shutter glasses synchronized with the light source

A method including receiving information indicative of a first light preference profile, receiving information indicative of a second light preference profile, determining that the first light preference profile differs from the second light preference profile, determining a first light control setting based on the first light preference profile, determining a... Nokia Technologies Oy

Virtual reality content control

Apparatuses, methods and computer programs are provided. A method comprises: determining at least one region of interest in visual virtual reality content; monitoring whether at least a defined proportion of a viewer's field of view coincides with the determined at least one region of interest in the visual virtual reality... Nokia Technologies Oy

Method and configuring services based on touch selection

An approach is provided for configuring one or more mobile devices to one or more services associated with at least one structure based on various contexts, access criteria, and/or security levels. The access platform determines proximity information of one or more devices with respect to at least a first access... Nokia Technologies Oy

Mediated reality

causing display of the content captured from the camera perspective associated with the selected first face of the polyhedral virtual object.... Nokia Technologies Oy

Method, apparatus, and computer program product for local control through intermediate device

An example embodiment includes an apparatus receiving a message from a proximate device via a short-range communication connection, including ID information associated with the device; compiling a request message including the ID and information identifying the apparatus; transmitting the request message to a remote server for accessing control to the... Nokia Technologies Oy

A transducing providing such apparatus

An apparatus and method, the apparatus including a charge carrier wherein the charge carrier includes a continuous three dimensional framework including a plurality of cavities throughout the framework; sensor material provided throughout the charge carrier; wherein the sensor material is configured to transduce a detected input and change conductivity of... Nokia Technologies Oy

Aperiodic channel state information (csi) reporting for enhanced carrier aggregation

Systems, methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for aperiodic channel state information (CSI) reporting for enhanced carrier aggregation are provided. One method includes transmitting, by a network node, a configuration of at least two aperiodic channel state information (A-CSI) reporting modes per one or more configured downlink (DL) component carriers... Nokia Technologies Oy

Stereo imaging

A technique for digital stereo imaging is provided. According to an example embodiment, the technique comprises facilitating stereo image capturing means for capturing image data, said stereo image capturing means comprising a first imaging subsystem that comprises a first image sensor arranged to receive light via a first lens and... Nokia Technologies Oy

Position calculation using bluetooth low energy

A method comprises a first device: receiving at least one Bluetooth Low Energy message transmitted from each of at least three second devices, each Bluetooth Low Energy message including data indicating a position of the respective second device (S2); measuring a radio parameter for each of the received Bluetooth Low... Nokia Technologies Oy

Intra site interference mitigation

In some example embodiments there is provided a method. The method may include receiving an allocation of an antenna sector and a frequency band, wherein the allocation is selected from a plurality of sectors, wherein adjacent sectors in the plurality of sectors operate at different frequencies and intersect at a... Nokia Technologies Oy

Controlled synchronization group selection

Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for synchronization in a network are provided. One method includes configuring a first node for joining a first synchronization group with a second node on a lowest stratum, receiving at least one synchronization signal comprising information on at least an identity of the second... Nokia Technologies Oy

Switching of flow separation for new radio in dual connectivity

Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for switching flow separation in dual connectivity. In some example embodiments, there may be provided a method that includes suspending, at the user equipment, at least one bearer and corresponding quality of service filter, when an access node is added as... Nokia Technologies Oy

Device and determining a state of consciousness

An arrangement and device for determining a state of consciousness of a patient includes an accelerometer or other feedback detection device for detecting movements or other responses of the patient. In addition the arrangement and device includes visual, auditory and physical stimulus generators, and are configured to emit of a... Nokia Technologies Oy

Causation of display of supplemental map information

A method comprising causing display of a portion of map information on a display, receiving information indicative of a first display input at a first display input position that corresponds with a first map position along a traversable path that is indicated by the displayed portion of the map information,... Nokia Technologies Oy

Monitoring

A method including recognizing at least one gesture to define at least one computer-implemented virtual boundary in a monitoring space, wherein the gesture includes a motion along a path and at a location in a monitored scene space wherein there is a correspondence between the monitoring space and the monitored... Nokia Technologies Oy

12/21/17 / #20170367035

Cellular and wlan aggregation

In some example embodiments there is provided a method. The method may include determining, by a user equipment, whether at least one wireless local area network access point allows aggregation with cellular; and selecting, by the user equipment based on the determination, to couple to the at least one wireless... Nokia Technologies Oy

12/14/17 / #20170354335

Apparatus for biometric measurement

An apparatus comprising at least one light source, at least one photodetector, a first layer of optical material configured to embed the at least one light source, and a second layer of optical material configured to embed the at least one photodetector. The first and second layer of optical material... Nokia Technologies Oy

12/14/17 / #20170356795

Detector structure for electromagnetic radiation sensing

An apparatus with at least two electromagnetic radiation sensor cells that include graphene as an electromagnetic radiation absorbing material and electrical connections between the at least two sensor cells. The electrical connections are at least partially made of graphene.... Nokia Technologies Oy

12/14/17 / #20170357873

Method for determining the position of a portable device

An augmented reality method for displaying information comprises: capturing a sequence of image frames by a camera of a portable device, obtaining movement data by using an inertial sensor of the portable device, determining a sampling frame rate according to the movement data, selecting a tracking image from the captured... Nokia Technologies Oy

12/14/17 / #20170358859

Method, system and devices for forming a radio link

The invention relates to a method, devices and systems, where a first radio connection is formed from a user device to a communication network, and information of a location of the user device is provided to a server system connected to the communication network over the first radio connection. Then,... Nokia Technologies Oy

12/14/17 / #20170359154

Packet number representation for multicast channel block error rate reporting

Various communication systems may benefit from appropriate representations of communication parameters and information. For example, certain wireless communication systems may benefit from packet number representation for multicast channel block error rate reporting. A method can include determining a number of packets corresponding to a block error rate of a multicast... Nokia Technologies Oy

12/14/17 / #20170359593

Apparatus, method and computer program for obtaining images from an image capturing device

An apparatus, method and computer program wherein the apparatus comprises: processing circuitry; and memory circuitry including computer program code, the memory circuitry and the computer program code configured to, with the processing circuitry, enable the apparatus to; obtain images from an image capturing device; obtain measurements of movements of the... Nokia Technologies Oy

12/14/17 / #20170359669

Apparatus and reproducing recorded audio with correct spatial directionality

An apparatus comprising: an input configured to receive from at least one co-operating apparatus at least one audio signal; an audio signal analyser configured to analyse the at least one audio signal to determine at least one audio component position relative to the at least one co-operating apparatus recording position;... Nokia Technologies Oy

12/14/17 / #20170359671

Positioning arrangement

The innovation relates to a method and a system for positioning objects, the method comprising detecting, by a central unit, signals from a plurality of receiver/transmitter units at least partly surrounding an area around the central unit; detecting, by the central unit, an absence of at least one signal from... Nokia Technologies Oy

12/14/17 / #20170359729

Downlink only and uplink/downlink operations on adjacent channels or same frequency bands

A method including scanning by a User Equipment (UE) at least one carrier frequency in a neighboring cell; determining, based upon the scanning, whether the cell is a downlink only cell or a downlink/uplink cell for the at least one carrier frequency; and based upon the determination, performing at least... Nokia Technologies Oy

12/14/17 / #20170359747

Methods and apparatuses for enhancing the setup of carrier aggregation, dual connectivity, multi connectivity, license assisted access, or lte-wlan in communications networks

Systems, methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for enhancing the setup of carrier aggregation (or dual connectivity or multi connectivity or stand-alone LTE/LTE-like on unlicensed band or LAA or LTE-WLAN aggregation) from IDLE mode (or semi-idle or semi-connected or suspended state) are provided. One method includes providing an indication, to... Nokia Technologies Oy

12/07/17 / #20170350822

An sensing a parameter

An apparatus and method comprising: a plurality of sensor elements wherein the sensor elements are configured to be actuated in response to exposure to a parameter and the apparatus is configured to record when each of the sensor elements are actuated wherein: the plurality of sensor elements comprises at least... Nokia Technologies Oy

12/07/17 / #20170351672

Systems and methods for spatial thumbnails and companion maps for media objects

Under one aspect, a computer-implemented method of displaying information about a media object, the media object being associated with location-related content corresponding to a location, includes receiving a request to display a representation of the media object; in response to the request, obtaining a summary of the media object; in... Nokia Technologies Oy

12/07/17 / #20170351932

Method, apparatus and computer program product for blur estimation

In an example embodiment a method, apparatus and computer program product are provided. The method includes facilitating simultaneous capture of a first image by a first camera and a second image by a second camera associated with a device. One or more distortion parameters associated with a distortion in the... Nokia Technologies Oy

12/07/17 / #20170351936

Object detection with neural network

According to an example aspect of the present invention, there is provided an apparatus comprising at least one processing core and at least one memory including computer program code, the at least one memory and the computer program code being configured to, with the at least one processing core, cause... Nokia Technologies Oy

12/07/17 / #20170352136

Method, apparatus and computer program product for motion deblurring of images

In an example embodiment a method, apparatus and computer program product are provided. The method includes determining presence of at least one moving object in a scene based on two or more burst images corresponding to the scene captured by a first camera. One or more portions of the scene... Nokia Technologies Oy

12/07/17 / #20170352173

Image processing

The invention relates to an imaging processing method comprising receiving (210) at least one input image, said at least one input image having been captured by at least one camera; receiving (220) at least one state parameter related to a user device, said user device comprising at least one display,... Nokia Technologies Oy

12/07/17 / #20170352193

Augmented reality

In accordance with an example aspect, there is provided an apparatus comprising at least one processing core and at least one memory including computer program code, the at least one memory and the computer program code being configured to, with the at least one processing core, cause the apparatus at... Nokia Technologies Oy

12/07/17 / #20170352273

Point-to-point personal communications in the context of vehicles

Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for point-to-point communications. In one aspect there is provided a method. The method may include detecting, at a first vehicle including a first user equipment, an occurrence of an event; changing, at the first vehicle including the first user equipment, a... Nokia Technologies Oy

12/07/17 / #20170353822

Method, apparatus, and computer program product for management of connected devices, such as in a wireless docking environment- intelligent and automatic connection activation

Method, apparatus, and computer program product embodiments enable a wireless docking center device to manage one or more wireless and/or wired peripheral devices on behalf of a wireless dockee device. In an example embodiment, a wireless docking system may automatically provide only those peripherals to user's attention, which are in... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/30/17 / #20170344116

Haptic output methods and devices

The invention relates to a method, apparatus and system for producing haptic output. Data of a plurality of objects of a model are received. The data of the plurality of objects comprise information of dimensions of the objects and properties of the objects. Haptic instructions for a haptic output device... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/30/17 / #20170345153

Method, an apparatus and a computer program product for video object segmentation

The invention relates to a method and an apparatus implementing the method. The method comprises extracting region proposals from a media content; selecting a set of region proposals corresponding to an object in the media content; identifying objects of interest; determining an object-specific representation by an iterative tracking method; sampling... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/30/17 / #20170345238

Method and proxying access commands to smart object(s) in response to an emergency condition

A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided in order to assist with the provision of timely emergency services. In the context of a method, an indication of an emergency condition is received and, following receipt of the indication of the emergency condition, a request is then received for... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/30/17 / #20170345898

Graphene double-barrier resonant tunneling device

An apparatus comprising: a fermion source nanolayer (90); a first insulating nanolayer (92); a fermion transport nanolayer (94); a second insulating nanolayer (96); a fermion sink nanolayer (98); a first contact for applying a first voltage to the fermion source nanolayer; a second contact for applying a second voltage to... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/30/17 / #20170346625

Method and duplicated data management in cloud computing

An approach is provided for managing data duplication in cloud computing. A method comprising, sending from a first device to a data center, data encrypted with a data encryption key for storing the encrypted data at the data center; encrypting the data encryption key according to an attribute-based encryption (ABE)... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/30/17 / #20170346673

Identifying wireless service

This document discloses a solution where a frame transferred in a wireless network comprises a group address, and wherein the group address comprises a service identifier identifying a service provided in the wireless network. Apparatuses of the wireless network may employ the group address to identify the service.... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/30/17 / #20170347026

Method and an apparatus and a computer program for encoding media content

A method, apparatus and computer readable medium are provided for facilitating encoding of media content. In the context of a method, information is included in a manifest of available media content. The method also indicates in the manifest one of the following: a viewport or a spatial region. The method... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/30/17 / #20170347117

Method for coding and an apparatus

The invention relates to a method for encoding, a method for decoding, an apparatus, computer program products, an encoder and a decoder for video information. The motion vector for a block in a video image is predicted from a set of motion vector prediction candidates determined based on previously-coded motion... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/23/17 / #20170332968

Location device for identifying location(s) for physiological measurements and methods using the same

Provided are location devices that identify the location for measuring physiological conditions, methods of operating the device, and computer program products for use with the device. The location device provides improved reliability in measurement data since it consistently provides the location for the measurements. In the context of a location... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/23/17 / #20170336830

Apparatus and processing audio signals

Apparatus comprises one or more first microphones for providing audio signals from captured acoustic signals; one or more conductive terminals for connection to one or more conductive terminals of an external cover device for receiving audio signals provided by one or more second microphones included in the external cover device;... Nokia Technologies Oy

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11/23/17 / #20170337720

Virtual reality display

A method comprises providing video data representing at least part of virtual space to a user for viewing, identifying a current viewed sector of the virtual space based on user position, determining a sub-portion of said viewing sector, identifying an event occurring in a non-viewed sector of the virtual space,... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/23/17 / #20170338923

Methods and apparatuses for reference signal adaptation based on incoming user mobility information

Systems, methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for reference signal adaptation based on incoming user mobility information are provided. One method includes receiving, by a target base station, a request to begin transmitting reference signals for mobility measurements. The request may be received from a source base station serving a... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/23/17 / #20170338937

Encryption management in carrier aggregation

According to an example aspect of the present invention, there is provided an apparatus comprising a memory configured to store information and at least one processing core configured to cause the information to be transmitted toward a user equipment in a downlink direction, partly via a cellular carrier and partly... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/23/17 / #20170339364

A semiconductor chip, a method, an apparatus and a computer program product for image capturing

The invention relates to a structure of a semiconductor chip (100) comprising photosensitive elements (104) for image capturing. The semiconductor chip (100) comprises a set of photosensitive elements (104) for forming electric signals on the basis of electromagnetic radiation received by the photosensitive elements (104); and other electronic circuitry. A... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/23/17 / #20170339547

Terminal discovery at a gateway node

In some example embodiments, there is provided a method. The method may include determining whether a communication terminal is within range of a wireless gateway to enable connection establishment between the wireless gateway and the communication terminal; and establishing at least one connection between the wireless gateway and the communication... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/16/17 / #20170329018

Portable terminal and position determination

There is a mobile terminal including an antenna, a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver and at least two different applications. Each of the at least two different applications are executable on the mobile terminal. The mobile terminal is configured to wirelessly transmit information to and wirelessly receive information from a... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/16/17 / #20170330169

User interface for adjusting a property based on a change in orientation

A method, computer program and apparatus are provided. The method comprises: determining a transaction to be performed, at least in part, by an apparatus; detecting a change in orientation of the apparatus; and adjusting a property of the transaction based on the detected change in orientation of the apparatus.... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/16/17 / #20170330302

Method and determining the capture mode following capture of the content

A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided to permit the capture mode to be determined following the capture of the content. In the context of a method, content may be initially captured, such as without an indication of the capture mode. Following capture of the content, the method... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/16/17 / #20170330369

Digital video rendering

The invention relates to methods, apparatuses and computer program products for rendering of digital image and video content. First information of a first graphic object for rendering a second graphic object and second information of the second graphic object for rendering the second graphic object are formed or received. Dependency... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/16/17 / #20170331537

Calibration data

Corresponding decompression is also provided.... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/16/17 / #20170331621

Secure access to remote data

In accordance with an example aspect of the present invention, there is provided an apparatus comprising a receiver configured participate in an association with a first node, and at least one processing core configured to obtain a first credential set based on the association, to determine the apparatus has become... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/16/17 / #20170331860

Method and local data monitoring and actuator control in an internet of things network

A method, apparatus, and computer program product are disclosed for locally monitoring Internet of Things (IoT) devices without the need to interact via an IoT network intermediary. An example method includes receiving signals transmitted by one or more devices and identifying, by a communication device, a nearest device of the... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/16/17 / #20170332170

Audio lens

An apparatus configured to: determine a viewing angle associated with at least one apparatus camera; determine from at least two audio signals at least one audio source orientation relative to an apparatus; and generate at least one spatial filter including at least a first orientation range associated with the viewing... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/16/17 / #20170332439

Extending the range of mesh networks

In some example embodiments there is provided a method. The method may include detecting, by a router coupling a first mesh network to at least one other mesh network, a mesh packet having a destination node in the at least one other mesh network; receiving, at the router, an internet... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/09/17 / #20170319136

Method and contacting skin with sensor equipment

A method, apparatus and computer program, in which a body of a wearable apparatus is maintained maintaining by a link in place at a given part of skin of the user. A sensor platform is movably supported sandwiched between the body and the skin and supported by the body movably... Nokia Technologies Oy

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11/09/17 / #20170322181

Method and analysis of ionsized gases

Apparatus comprising an inlet region for receiving a gas mixture; an ionizer for supplying hydronium ions to the received gas mixture to generate ions, wherein the ionizer comprises a membrane for receiving the gas mixture, and wherein the membrane, preferably made of graphene oxide, is capable of generating hydronium ions... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/09/17 / #20170323172

An apparatus, method and computer program for identifying biometric features

A method, apparatus and computer program, wherein the method comprises: illuminating a portion of skin of a user; detecting light scattered by the illuminated portion of skin and using the detected light to identify locations of biometric features within the illuminated portion of skin; and configuring a light source to... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/09/17 / #20170323307

Specifying media content placement criteria

To control advertisement or other media content placement in content, content owners or other interested parties may include ad or media content placement metadata in the content item. Media content placement metadata may provide specifications such as a maximum media content (e.g., ad) duration, media content rating, media content size,... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/09/17 / #20170323433

Method, apparatus and computer program product for generating super-resolved images

In an example embodiment a method, apparatus and computer program product are provided. The method includes generating an initial super-resolved image associated with a scene based on a reference image and remaining one or more images of a plurality of images of the scene, where the scene comprising at least... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/09/17 / #20170323466

Relevance based visual media item modification

A method that receives a visual media item and determines an identity of at least one intended viewer of the visual media item is disclosed. The method may further identify a visual representation of an object that is comprised by the visual media item and determine a relevance of the... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/09/17 / #20170323478

Method and evaluating environmental structures for in-situ content augmentation

An approach is provided for determining three-dimensional mesh data associated with one or more object surfaces depicted in at least one image. The approach involves processing and/or facilitating a processing of the three-dimensional mesh data, the at least one image, or a combination thereof to determine one or more visual... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/09/17 / #20170323929

Memory apparatus and production thereof

In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, an apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus includes a resistive memory component including an active material and two or more electrodes in electrical contact with the active material of the resistive memory component; and a selector component providing control over the... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/09/17 / #20170323945

A multilayer graphene composite

A multilayer graphene composite comprising a plurality of stacked graphene layers separated from one another by an ion gel, wherein the ion gel is intercalated between adjacent graphene layers such that ions within the ion gel are able to arrange themselves at the surfaces of the graphene layers to cause... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/09/17 / #20170324459

Mobility measurements

Determination of characteristics of a communication environment may be beneficial in many communication systems. For example, certain wireless communication systems, such as fifth generation (5G) communication systems, may benefit from appropriate mobility measurements. A method can include performing, at a user equipment, beam-specific measurements of a plurality of beams of... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/09/17 / #20170324730

Method and identity federation gateway

Techniques for an ID federation gateway include determining whether a user associated with a request for a particular network resource is to be identified by the provider of the particular service or by a different party. The service also comprises causing the different party to provide identification data that indicates... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/09/17 / #20170324791

Method and quick content channel discovery, streaming, and switching

An approach is provided for quick content channel discovery, and with minimal latency, streaming of a content stream, and switching from one content stream to another content stream available from various content providers. A method includes a buffering of one or more original content streams from one or more provider... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/09/17 / #20170325092

Discovery mechanism for service server connection

In some example embodiments there is provided a method. The method may include sending, by a user equipment having a connection to a service at a cloud-based server, a publication message to a local cluster comprising at least one other user equipment and the user equipment, wherein the publication message... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/09/17 / #20170325137

Optimized cell update for multi connectivity

Systems, methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for optimized cell update for a multi-connectivity user equipment are provided. One method includes, when a new cell of a second radio interface is selected according to cell reselection parameters provided in a system information block, sending a message, by the user equipment,... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/09/17 / #20170325159

Extension of access network discovery and selection function (andsf) to support ad-hoc network selection

An extension to ANDSF management object as defined in TS 23.312 is provided to support adhoc network connection establishment like WF-Fi direct or WLAN direct. In some example embodiments there is provided a method. The method may include receiving, at a user equipment, a network selection policy, wherein the network... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/02/17 / #20170311856

Apparatus and detecting light reflected from an object

Examples of the present disclosure relate to an apparatus and method for detecting light reflected from an object. The apparatus includes a light guiding element including a diffracting structure configured to direct incident light to an object; and an optical sensing element configured to detect light reflected from said object.... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/02/17 / #20170315103

Apparatus and dealing with ambient smell

An apparatus comprising: a sensor configured to sense ambient smell; and a processor configured, responsive to the sensor sensing the ambient smell, to determine smell impact based on the ambient smell, and to conduct at least one counter action based on the smell impact.... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/02/17 / #20170315587

Display apparatus

An apparatus comprising a suspension unit comprising: a first part coupled to a display assembly, a second part coupled to an apparatus body; and a suspension part coupled at one end to the first part and at another end to the second part, con-figured to suspend the first part relative... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/02/17 / #20170316602

Method for alignment of low-quality noisy depth map to the high-resolution colour image

Various embodiments are provided which relate to the field of image signal processing, specifically relating to the generation of a depth-view image of a scene from a set of input images of a scene taken at different cameras of a multi-view imaging system. A method comprises obtaining a frame of... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/02/17 / #20170316803

Apparatus, electronic device, system, method and computer program for capturing audio signals

An apparatus, method and computer program, the apparatus comprising: processing circuitry; and memory circuitry including computer program code, the memory circuitry and the computer program code configured to, with the processing circuitry, enable the apparatus to: enable a wireless connection to be established with an electronic device; capture an audio... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/02/17 / #20170317790

Method and performing hybrid automatic repeat request processes

A method and apparatus may include receiving an uplink grant in a specific subframe of a frame and/or a physical hybrid-ARQ indicator channel transmission, for a physical-uplink-shared-channel transmission or retransmission on a special subframe. The method may also include determining that the uplink grant validates transmitting a physical-uplink-shared-channel transmission on... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/02/17 / #20170318458

Security key usage across handover that keeps the same wireless termination

A user equipment (UE) has both cellular and non-cellular links. The network sends it a first indication to maintain using a first set of security keys generated from a parameter specific to a source access node after the UE hands over the cellular link to a target access node without... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/02/17 / #20170318495

Neighboring cell load information

A method including determining first information of a base station in regard to an area of shared coverage with a neighboring base station; and transmitting the determined first information from the base station. A method including receiving first information by a base station with regard to an area of shared... Nokia Technologies Oy

11/02/17 / #20170318607

Listen-before-talk channel access

A method including transmitting from a base station (BS) at least one parameter for a first type of listen before talk (LBT) procedure to be used for uplink to be received by the base station; and configuring the base station (BS) for a different second type of listen before talk... Nokia Technologies Oy








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