Method and device for determination of supporting images for external prediction

FIELD: physics.

SUBSTANCE: method of restoring the current image block comprises the steps of: determining the depth of the current coding unit based on the separation information; the index of the first context model is determined according to the depth of the current coding unit; first bit indicating whether the external prediction of the current block is bidirectional or unidirectional prediction is obtained by using the index of said first context model; if the first bit indicates that the external prediction of the current block is unidirectional prediction, a second bit is obtained indicating whether the outer prediction is the first or second unidirectional prediction, by using the index of the second context model; and reconstructing the current block by performing one of the bidirectional prediction, the first or second unidirectional prediction.

EFFECT: increasing the efficiency of video decoding.

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FIELD: physics.

SUBSTANCE: loop filter 6 includes a region classification unit 12 for extracting an estimate value of each of the regions which make up a local decoded image in order to classify each of the regions into a class belonging to the region, according to the estimate value, and a unit 13 for forming and processing a filter for each class belonging to one or more regions from the regions which make up the local decoded image, forming a Wiener filter which minimises the error arising between the input image and the local decoded image in each of the one or more regions belonging to a class, in order to compensate for the distortion on the one or more regions using the Wiener filter.

EFFECT: high image quality.

3 cl, 18 dwg

FIELD: physics, video.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to controlling filtering and particularly to controlling deblocking filtering on block boundaries in a video frame. A block-specific filter decision value is calculated for a pixel block in a video frame. If the block-specific filter decision value is below a block-specific threshold, each line or column in the block is individually processed in order to select between a strong and a weak deblocking filter. A respective line-specific filter decision value is thereby calculated for each row or column in the block and compared to a line-specific threshold. If the line-specific filter decision value calculated for a row or column is below the line-specific threshold a strong deblocking filter is selected for the row or column, otherwise a weak deblocking filter is instead selected to combat any blocking artefacts.

EFFECT: high efficiency of deblocking filtering by eliminating or reducing blocking artfacts.

11 cl, 11 dwg

FIELD: radio engineering, communication.

SUBSTANCE: device contains a receiver receiving and syntactically analyzing a bit flow of a coded image; a processor forming a coding unit which is included into a maximum coding block which has hierarchical structure by means of use of the information which indicates this hierarchical structure, syntactically analyzed from the accepted bit flow and forms one sub-block for prediction of a coding block from the coding block, by means of use of information on blocks of a prediction of the named coding block, an image recovery decoder.

EFFECT: higher efficiency of decoding of high-resolution images by determining the depth of the coding unit and the operating mode of the encoding tool according to data characteristics of the image.

5 cl, 8 tbl, 23 dwg

FIELD: information technology.

SUBSTANCE: in the method, after using a modified LBP technique, calculation of LBP code values and search for equivalent LBP code values are performed in rank and domain regions, formed by the same number of pixels located on a circle, where the radius of the circle of the domain region is greater than the radius of the circle of the rank region; the number of pixels, the radius of the circle and the coordinates of the position of the centre pixel for the rank and domain regions are stored.

EFFECT: faster encoding through selection of image characteristics which describe the domain and rank regions.

4 dwg

FIELD: physics.

SUBSTANCE: adaptation is performed by rearranging fragments of discrete cosine transform (DCT) coefficients obtained after two-dimensional DCT on the time axis and subsequent one-dimensional DCT such that the total number of non-zero transform coefficients after three-dimensional DCT is less than the number of non-zero DCT coefficients obtained after three-dimensional DCT without rearranging two-dimensional DCT fragments. In the disclosed method, after forming a domain measuring nnn pixels, DCT coefficients are calculated on spatial coordinates x and y for each fragment of the domain. The fragments are then rearranged in the form of a rearrangement vector and a time DCT operation is performed. The DCT coefficients are sampled, encoded and transmitted over a communication channel with the rearrangement vector. At reception, said procedures are performed in reverse order and the original video stream is restored.

EFFECT: high degree of compression of video data with a given image reconstruction error at reception owing to adaptation to variation of static properties of images.

3 cl, 9 dwg

FIELD: information technologies.

SUBSTANCE: method of coding of video data is offered which comprises the obtaining from the coded stream of bits of one or more units of network abstraction level (NAL) for each component of view from a set of components of view of the coded video data where each component of view from the set of components of view corresponds to the common temporary location and where one or more NAL units encapsulate at least a part of the coded video data for the respective components of view and comprise an information specifying the sequence of decoding of the respective components of view. The method also comprises the received information separate from NAL units specifying the relations between the view identifiers for these views and sequence of decoding of components of view. One or more NAL units also comprise the information specifying, whether the first view component of the first view as the reference for prediction between the views of the second component of view for the second different view is used.

EFFECT: coding efficiency improvement.

68 cl, 18 tbl, 12 dwg

FIELD: physics, computer engineering.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to computer engineering. A method of coding video data comprises maintaining a plurality of context models for entropy coding transform coefficients of the video data, wherein the plurality of context models includes one or more context models that are each used for a different transform unit size and at least one joint context model used for two or more transform unit sizes; selecting the joint context model shared by a first transform unit and a second transform unit; selecting contexts for the transform coefficients associated with one of the first transform unit or the second transform unit according to the joint context model; and entropy coding the transform coefficients of said one of the transform units using context adaptive binary arithmetic coding (CABAC) based on the selected contexts.

EFFECT: reduced amount of memory needed to store contexts and probabilities on video coders and decoders.

34 cl, 9 dwg

FIELD: physics, video.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to image processing means. The method includes creating a plurality of frames of a picture and related prediction reference frames; for each frame and related prediction reference frame, calculating the intensity value and the colour value in a first colour domain; for each frame and related prediction reference frame, calculating weighted prediction gains; if said gains are non-negative, determining that a global transition with zero offset is occurs in a second colour domain; and if not all of said gains are non-negative, determining that a global transition with gradual change in illumination does not occur.

EFFECT: high efficiency of an image display means when encoding and processing video.

28 cl, 16 dwg

FIELD: physics, video.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to the field of digital signal processing and, in particular, to the field of video signal compression using the movement compensation. The coding method includes the obtaining of target number of movement information predictors to be used for the coded image section and generation of the set of movement information predictors using the obtained target quantity. The set is generated by means of: obtaining of the first set of movement information predictors, each of which is connected with the image section having the pre-set spatial and/or time ratio with the coded image section; modifications of the first set of movement information predictors by removal of the duplicated movement information predictors for obtaining of the reduced set of movement information predictors containing the first number of movement information predictors, and each movement information predictor from the reduced set differs from any other movement information predictor from the reduced set; comparisons of the first number of movement information predictors with the target quantity obtained, and if the first quantity is less than the target quantity, obtaining of the additional movement information predictor and its addition to the reduced set of movement information predictors.

EFFECT: decrease of spatial and time redundancies in video flows.

26 cl, 8 dwg

FIELD: physics, video.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to a broadcasting system for transmitting a digital television program, particularly a transmission device and a transmission method, in which content which meets needs can be acquired. A server generates a script PDI-S for obtaining a user side PDI-A representative of an answer of a user to a question about user preferences; generates launch information for executing the PDI-A; and transmits the launch information and PDI-S in response to the delivery of broadcast content, and transmits to the client in response to the delivery of reference content a provider side PDI-A representative of an answer set by a provider to the question. The client executes the PDI-S based on detection of launch information and carries out matching between the user side PDI-A and the provider side PDI-A to determine acquisition of reference content delivered by the server.

EFFECT: facilitating delivery of content to a client which satisfies the needs thereof at that time.

10 cl, 48 dwg

FIELD: information technology.

SUBSTANCE: like or dislike of a content element played on a personalised content channel is determined based on feedback from the user; the profile is updated based on the determined like or dislike, wherein that profile is associated with the personalised content channel and contains a plurality of attributes and attribute values associated with said content element, where during update, if like has been determined, a classification flag associated with each of said attributes and attribute values is set; the degree of liking is determined for at least on next content element based on said profile; and that at least one next content element is selected for playing on the personalised content channel based on the calculated degree of liking.

EFFECT: method for personalised filtration of content elements which does not require logic input or user identification procedures.

5 cl, 1 dwg

FIELD: information technology.

SUBSTANCE: like or dislike of a content element played on a personalised content channel is determined based on feedback from the user; the profile is updated based on the determined like or dislike, wherein that profile is associated with the personalised content channel and contains a plurality of attributes and attribute values associated with said content element, where during update, if like has been determined, a classification flag associated with each of said attributes and attribute values is set; the degree of liking is determined for at least on next content element based on said profile; and that at least one next content element is selected for playing on the personalised content channel based on the calculated degree of liking.

EFFECT: method for personalised filtration of content elements which does not require logic input or user identification procedures.

5 cl, 1 dwg

FIELD: information technologies.

SUBSTANCE: method of a conversion system operation to manage digital rights to grant a license to a client's device corresponding to coded content consists in the following. The first content of the first type of digital rights content and the first license corresponding to the first content are converted to manage digital rights in order to generate the second content of the second type of digital rights content and the second license corresponding to the second content. A license request is received, corresponding to the second content distributed by means of superdistribution to a third party. The second license corresponding to the second content distributed by means of superdistribution is requested from a server corresponding to the second management of digital rights. The second license corresponding to the second content distributed by means of superdistribution is received and sent to a third party.

EFFECT: expansion of functional resources due to development of a license granting mechanism for appropriate content distributed by means of superdistribution.

17 cl, 6 dwg

FIELD: information technology.

SUBSTANCE: network server of television server sets in random manner according to Internet protocol (IPTV) time of request for receiving main license within time period starting from time of broadcast transmission and ending at preset time in accordance with request for receiving license for playback of encrypted content, where request for receive comes from IPTV client terminal, and transmits to IPTV client terminal information about time of request for receiving main license and temporary license comprising temporary key of content which key corresponds to playback of broadcast transmission content from time of broadcast transmission start till preset time. License server transmits main license including content main key which corresponds to full playback of content according to request for receiving main license which request is executed using IPTV client terminal based on information about request for receive.

EFFECT: stabilisation of license server operation by eliminating concentration of license receive requests from large number of clients during time just after starting broadcast transmission of content.

6 cl, 11 dwg

FIELD: information technology.

SUBSTANCE: multimedia content purchasing system comprising: a memory area associated with a multimedia service; a multimedia server connected to the multimedia service via a data communication network; a portable computing device associated with a user; and a processor associated with the portable computing device, said processor being configured to execute computer-executable instructions for: establishing a connection to the multimedia server when the multimedia server and the portable computing device are within a predefined proximity; authenticating the multimedia server and the user with respect to the authenticated multimedia server; transmitting digital content distribution criteria; receiving, in response, promotional copies of one or more of the multimedia content items and associated metadata; and purchasing, when the multimedia server and the portable computing device are outside the predefined proximity, at least one of said one or more multimedia content items.

EFFECT: enabling flexible sharing of multimedia content between subjects.

17 cl, 9 dwg

FIELD: information technologies.

SUBSTANCE: device (600) to process stored data packets (110; 112) in a container of media data (104) and stored related meta information in a container of meta data (106); related meta information, including information on timing of transportation and information on location, indicating location of storage of saved data packets in the media data container (104); a device, comprising a processor (602) for detection, based on stored data packets (110; 112) and stored related meta information (124; 128); information on decoding (604; 704) for media useful load of stored data packets (110; 112), where information on decoding (604; 704) indicates, at which moment of time to repeatedly reproduce which useful load of stored data packets.

EFFECT: immediate accurate timing of synchronisation between different recorded media streams without complicated processing during each reproduction of recorded media streams.

21 cl, 12 dwg

FIELD: information technology.

SUBSTANCE: provided is an integrated interface device for performing a hierarchical operation for specifying a desired content list. The interface device has a function to display a content list, content specified by the content list, or the like by efficiently using a vacant area in the lower part of the display by displaying icons which display a hierarchical relationship, for example, "display in a row", in the upper part of the screen, thereby freeing a large space in the lower part of the display.

EFFECT: efficient use of the entire screen even after displaying an interface for performing an operation.

17 cl, 42 dwg

FIELD: radio engineering, communication.

SUBSTANCE: channel of individualised content makes it possible to play multiple elements of content (programs) meeting multiple selection criteria. At least one additional element of content is recommended by a mechanism (107) of recommendations, besides, at least one additional element of content meets less quantity of criteria. In the version of realisation at least one recommended additional element of content is selected, and multiple selection criteria are corrected by a planner (109) on the basis of at least one characteristic of a selected recommended additional element of content.

EFFECT: provision of a method to generate a recommendation for an additional element of content, the method is specially adapted for use with channels of individualised content.

13 cl, 1 dwg

FIELD: radio engineering, communication.

SUBSTANCE: channel of individualised content makes it possible to play multiple elements of content (programs) meeting multiple selection criteria. At least one additional element of content is recommended by a mechanism (107) of recommendations, besides, at least one additional element of content meets less quantity of criteria. In the version of realisation at least one recommended additional element of content is selected, and multiple selection criteria are corrected by a planner (109) on the basis of at least one characteristic of a selected recommended additional element of content.

EFFECT: provision of a method to generate a recommendation for an additional element of content, the method is specially adapted for use with channels of individualised content.

13 cl, 1 dwg

FIELD: information technology.

SUBSTANCE: wireless transmission system includes: a device (1) which wirelessly transmits AV content and a plurality of wireless recipient devices (5, 6) for reproducing the transmitted AV content. The device (1) for transmitting content has a group identification table which stores a group identifier for identification of a group formed by the wireless recipient device (5, 6). The device (1) adds the group identifier extracted from the group identification table to a control command for controlling recipient devices (5, 6) and wirelessly transmits the control command having the group identifier. The recipient devices (5, 6) receive the wirelessly transmitted control command from the device (1) if the corresponding group identifier has been added to the control command. The device (1) for transmitting content consists of a wired source device and a relay device which is connected by wire to the wired source device, and the relay device is wirelessly connected to the wireless recipient device and mutually converts the wired control command transmitted to the wired source device, and the wireless control command transmitted to the wireless recipient device, wherein the wired source device and the relay device are connected via HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface).

EFFECT: providing the minimum required volume of transmitting control commands during wireless audio/video transmission.

21 cl, 13 dwg

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