US Patent No. 10,992,789

TRANSMISSION APPARATUS, TRANSMISSION METHOD, RECEPTION APPARATUS, AND RECEPTION METHOD


Patent No. 10,992,789
Issue Date April 27, 2021
Title Transmission Apparatus, Transmission Method, Reception Apparatus, And Reception Method
Inventorship Lachlan Michael, Saitama (JP)
Assignee SATURN LICENSING LLC, New York, NY (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,992,789

1. A reception apparatus comprising:circuitry configured to
receive a transmitted signal including a first packet having a header and a payload; and
generate a first input packet and a second input packet based on at least the header of the first packet, the header of the first packet including
type identification information indicating a type of the first and second input packets, and
a number of input packets stored in the payload of the first packet,
wherein
the first packet represents encapsulation of a portion of an input stream,
the first packet includes first information in the header of the first packet, the first information indicating whether second information exists in the first packet,
the second information includes a data field indicating a total number of null input packets that have been omitted from the portion of the input stream during formation of the first packet, and
when the second information does not exist, no null input packet has been omitted from the portion of the input stream during formation of the first packet.