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Method and apparatus for providing an efficient pilot pattern
An approach is provided for generating a pilot pattern. A sequence of tiles is generated, wherein the tiles are arranged to avoid redundant pilot sub-carriers...
HARQ acknowledgment channel coding for 4-carrier HSDPA MIMO
In accordance with the exemplary embodiments of the invention there is at least a method, computer program, and apparatus for operating a receiver using at...
Near field communication apparatus
An apparatus comprising: a transducer suitable for generating an acoustic sound pressure wave being configured to: magnetically couple the apparatus to a...
In some example embodiments, a battery described herein includes a plurality of foldable cells, that when folded takes the form of an asymmetric battery that...
Method and apparatus for scene segmentation from focal stack images
A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided to facilitate scene segmentation from focal stack images. The method may include receiving a set...
Method and apparatus for image segmentation algorithm
Cluster centers of an image are initialized. The image includes a plurality of pixels. Pixels of the plurality of pixels in a pattern are labeled. The cluster...
Method and apparatus for segmentation of foreground objects in images and
In an example embodiment, a method, apparatus and computer program product are provided. The method includes facilitating capture of at least one image of a...
Content routing with rights management
The transfer of protected content from a content source to a remote packet-based device is effected. According to an example embodiment of the present...
Weighting metric for visual search of entity-relationship databases
The semantics of a relational database may be modeled using an entity-relationship (ER) diagram that represents entities and the relations between the entities....
Presentation of a notification based on a user's susceptibility and
Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products are herein provided for causing presentation of a notification on a display based on the user's...
Apparatus and method providing viewer feedback of observed personal user
In one or more embodiments described herein, there is provided an apparatus comprising a processor and a memory including computer program code. The memory and...
Inter-operator radio resource sharing in dense deployments of small cell
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided resource sharing. In some example embodiments, there may be provided a method, which...
Method, apparatus, and system providing operator controlled mobility for
A method for operator controlled mobility for user equipment is described. The method includes assigning a set of radio access technologies from a plurality of...
Methods and apparatus for resource allocation based on changeable service
Subscribers are segmented in a telecommunications by allocating given first subscribers network resources with a lower priority than second subscribers, but...
Method, apparatus, and computer program product for service discovery in
wireless short-range communication
Embodiments enable discovery of services in a wireless communications medium. In example embodiments, a method comprises inserting, by an apparatus, an...
Depth map coding
The invention relates to coding of depth information for multi-view video coding. Different parameters and/or any features from picture encoding or the encoded...
Image sensor optimization
An apparatus including: a plurality of photodetectors for converting the light to which they are exposed to into signals for image generation, wherein the...
Special effect video camera
A method and apparatus for producing special effects with a video camera with a process including: receiving successive video image frames from an image sensor;...
Method, device and system for controlling application launching in a
mobile terminal device
The present invention generally discloses methods, devices and systems for controlling application launching by means of a dedicated application launching...
Method and apparatus for providing standard information processing
An approach is provided for providing standard information processing pipelines. A standard pipeline generation platform processes and/or facilitates a...
Method for configuring billing processes in network elements
A method configures billing processes in the network elements of data path for the transmission of packet data in a communications system. According to said...
Method of controlling noise rise in a cell
After a maximum noise rise for a cell is set, a maximum noise rise for each mobile station is allocated within the cell. The actual noise rise from each mobile...
Video remixing system
A method and related apparatus for creating a video remix, the method comprising obtaining a plurality of source content in a processing device; determining a...
Method and apparatus for managing services using reusable bearer tags
An approach is provided for managing one or more services corresponding to a reusable prepaid bearer tag (e.g., near field communication (NFC) tag, radio...
Methods and apparatuses for face detection
Methods and apparatuses are provided for face detection. A method may include selecting a face detection parameter subset from a plurality of face detection...
System method for connecting USB Type-C devices by measuring predetermined
test patterns between a plurality of...
In some example embodiments, there may be provided a method, which may include sending, by a user equipment, a first predetermined test pattern to a first...
Method and apparatus for providing multi-level distributed computations
An approach is provided for providing multi-level distributed computations. A distributed computation manager receives at least one request to migrate at least...
The present invention relates to methods and apparatus for improving management communication. One or more performance parameter measurements may be received by...
Method and apparatus for adapting a content package comprising a first
content segment from a first content...
An apparatus may include a user interface configured to display a content package including a first content segment from a first content source. A gesture...
Change of rate matching modes in presence of channel state information
reference signal transmission
In one aspect thereof the exemplary embodiments of this invention provide a method that includes, prior to confirmation that a network access node has correctly...
Informing a user equipment of an activity status of a communication
It is described a method for informing a user equipment of an activity status of a second communication carrier within a cellular network, wherein the user...
Systems and techniques for handover control
Systems and techniques for packet switched connection management. Upon a handover/cell change request with change of routing area code, an examination is made...
Facilitating group handover
There is provided a method, including acquiring, by a network node of a source cell, information that a handover of a plurality user terminals currently...
A method of balancing user equipment traffic load between at least two cells supported by a base station in a wireless telecommunication network, a computer...
Neighbor cell interference estimation
A system for estimating interference on a cellular network includes a processor and a non-transitory computer readable medium with computer executable...
Method and apparatus for handling closed subscriber groups in
A method and an apparatus for handling closed subscriber groups in a relay-enhanced system are provided in the invention. The method includes: retrieving...
Security handling for multi frequency band
Systems, methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for security handling in, for example, cells that support multiple frequency band indication are...
A mobile telephone includes a reminder controller. A reminder can be entered either using the phone or using a remote terminal. Each reminder is associated with...
Method and apparatus for predicting and pre-fetching location information
An approach is provided for predicting and pre-fetching location information. A pre-fetching manager determines a predicted location associated with a device....
Method and device for position determination
A method and device for position determination, in which one or more application requests a positioning method selection device for positioning data. The...
Audio scene mapping apparatus
An apparatus comprising: at least one processor and at least one memory including computer code for one or more programs, the at least one memory and the...
System and method of providing virus protection at a gateway
A system, a method for providing virus protection, and a computer program stored on a storage medium in a communication system including at least a first...
A method including receiving a packet and determining whether a bicast indication associated with the packet indicates that the packet has been transmitted to...
Re-configuring the standby screen of an electronic device
An electronic device comprising: a user interface having a display for displaying a standby screen when the device is in an idle state and a user input device,...
Object removal from an image
A method including digitally processing a first image of a scene from a first perspective, to identify a first obscured portion of the scene at an imaging plane...
An apparatus, a method and a computer program are provided. The method includes analyzing first and second images, the first image being captured by a first...
Method, apparatus and computer program product for disparity map
estimation of stereo images
In an example embodiment a method, apparatus and computer program product are provided. The method includes facilitating receipt of a first and a second image....
Information presentation based on display screen orientation
A handheld devise presents information on a display screen in alternate formats. The device determines its orientation relative to a device user and selects a...
Method and apparatus for providing an ordering metric for a
multi-dimensional contextual query
An approach is provided for providing an ordering metric for a multi-dimensional contextual query. An ordering platform determines a multi-dimensional query...
Method and apparatus for providing multimedia summaries for content
An approach is provided for creating multimedia summary for content information. The approach involves receiving a multimedia signal request from a mobile...