US Pat. No. 10,769,495

COLLECTING MULTIMODAL IMAGE EDITING REQUESTS

Adobe Inc., San Jose, CA...

1. In a digital medium environment to create multimodal image editing requests, a method implemented by a computing device, the method comprising:displaying a pair of images including a first image and a second image that includes an edit of the first image;
presenting an option to skip the pair of images, the option including that the first image and the second image are too similar;
recording a multimodal image editing request that includes a user gesture and a voice command that describe the edit of the first image;
receiving a user transcription of the voice command;
generating a data object in a searchable format, the data object including the voice command, the user gesture, and the user transcription; and
training a neural network to recognize the multimodal image editing requests using the data object and the first image as inputs of the neural network and the second image as an output of the neural network.

US Pat. No. 10,768,658

MULTI-DIRECTIONAL INPUT DEVICE

HOSIDEN CORPORATION, Yao...

1. A multi-directional input device, comprising:a case having a bottom plate;
a pair of upper and lower arms supported to be movable in two orthogonal directions in the case, the pair of upper and lower arms each having an elongated hole extending in a direction orthogonal to a moving direction;
an operation shaft that is rotatable in a state of penetrating each elongated hole;
an actuating member that is supported to be movable in an axial direction of the operation shaft at a lower end of the operation shaft projecting downward of the lower arm, and is provided with a downward convex spherical trapezoidal portion whose diameter decreases downward;
a compression coil spring that is provided between the operation shaft and the actuating member, and presses the downward convex spherical trapezoidal portion against the bottom plate to return the operation shaft to a neutral state; and
a plurality of electric components operated via each arm by rotation of the operation shaft, wherein
an upward convex spherical trapezoidal portion whose diameter decreases upward is provided at a lower end of the operation shaft projecting downward of the lower arm,
a receiving portion for the upward convex spherical trapezoidal portion is provided in the case,
the receiving portion has a receiving surface that is configured with a spherical surface having a radius of curvature identical to a radius of curvature of a spherical zone of the upward convex spherical trapezoidal portion, the receiving surface against which a spherical zone of the upward convex spherical trapezoidal portion is pressed from downward by the compression coil spring, and
the operation shaft is supported to be rotatable about a center of curvature of the receiving surface.

US Pat. No. 10,772,245

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR THERMAL MANAGEMENT FOR HIGH POWER DENSITY EMI SHIELDED ELECTRONIC DEVICES

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. An electronic module, the module comprising:a circuit board;
at least one integrated circuit mounted to the circuit board;
at least one electro-magnetic interference (EMI) shield fence mounted to the circuit board, wherein the at least one integrated circuit is mounted within a perimeter defined by the EMI shield fence; and
a heatsink EMI shield lid secured onto the at least one EMI shield fence, wherein the heatsink EMI shield lid seals the at least one integrated circuit within the at least one EMI shield fence in order to inhibit EMI transmissions; and
wherein the heatsink EMI shield lid comprises a spring loaded thermal interface configured to maintain a spring loaded force on, and in conductive thermal contact with, the at least one integrated circuit;
wherein the heatsink EMI shield lid comprises:
an EMI shield lid member having a first surface that interfaces with the at least one EMI shield fence and an opposing second surface comprising a plurality of heatsink fins;
wherein the first surface that interfaces with the at least one EMI shield fence comprises at least one groove aligned with the EMI shield fence, wherein the at least one EMI shield fence is at least partially inserted into the at least one groove.

US Pat. No. 10,772,119

SCHEDULING REQUEST BASED BEAM FAILURE RECOVERY

Ofinno, LLC, Reston, VA ...

1. A method comprising:transmitting, by a wireless device, a first scheduling request (SR) based on a buffer status reporting procedure;
triggering, in response to initiating a beam failure recovery, a second SR;
transmitting the second SR via an uplink control channel resource configured for the second SR;
receiving, via a downlink control channel, a first downlink control information as a response to the second SR; and
based on receiving the first downlink control information:
keeping the first SR pending; and
cancelling the second SR for the beam failure recovery.

US Pat. No. 10,772,083

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ALLOCATING RESOURCE IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of receiving, by a base station (BS), uplink control information (UCI) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:transmitting, to a user equipment (UE), physical uplink control channel (PUCCH) resource information for the UCI; and
receiving, from the UE, the UCI on a PUCCH resource,
wherein the UCI is hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) feedback information of multiple downlink cells,
wherein, for each of multiple slots in a time domain, the PUCCH resource comprises multiple consecutive resource blocks (RBs) in a frequency domain, and
wherein a long demodulation reference signal (DMRS) sequence is generated for the entirety of multiple consecutive n consecutive RBs.

US Pat. No. 10,768,485

QUANTUM DOT ARCHITECTURES FOR COLOR FILTER APPLICATIONS

Nanoco Technologies Ltd.,...

1. A quantum dot comprising:a core comprising indium and having a first band gap;
a first layer substantially surrounding the core and comprising a first metal chalcogenide having a second band gap that is greater than the first band gap; and
a second layer on the first layer comprising a second metal chalcogenide having a third band gap that is greater than the second band gap,
wherein the first layer comprises three or more monolayers and less than or equal to fifteen monolayers of the first metal chalcogenide.

US Pat. No. 10,772,229

DRIVE CARRIER SNAP SLIDE CLIP

EMC IP HOLDING COMPANY LL...

1. An apparatus comprising:a secondary securing mechanism for a drive carrier with a fastening mechanism comprising a first latch feature that is actuated by a handle arm to secure the drive carrier to a rack in a closed position and to disengage from the rack in an open position such that the drive carrier can be moved with respect to the rack and a primary securing mechanism comprising a second latch feature that secures the handle arm in a closed position and a release button that frees the handle arm when depressed, the secondary securing mechanism comprising:
a clip comprising:
a first cantilevered arm and a second cantilevered arm interconnected by a cross-beam; and
a first hook and a second hook at distal ends of the first cantilevered arm and the second cantilevered arm, respectively;
wherein the clip is configured to be affixed to the primary securing mechanism such that the first hook and the second hook affix to the release button with a snap fit, the secondary securing mechanism thereby preventing the handle arm from moving into the open position when the handle arm is unlatched from the second latch feature.

US Pat. No. 10,772,156

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. An electronic device comprising:a user input unit configured to receive an input of a user;
a communicator configured to communicate with a user terminal and a communication relay; and
at least one processor configured to perform control for:
based on the user terminal being positioned within a predetermined range from the electronic device, identifying the user terminal as a device of strongest signal strength from among a plurality of devices comprising the user terminal and the communication relay,
based on a user input via the user input unit, connecting with the user terminal identified as the device of the strongest signal strength through the communicator,
receiving information about connection with the communication relay from the user terminal, and
based on the received information about connection with the communication relay, connecting with the communication relay through the communicator,
wherein the user input comprises a button push on the electronic device.

US Pat. No. 10,772,105

TELECOMMUNICATIONS APPARATUS AND METHODS

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. A method of operating a terminal device in a wireless telecommunications system for communicating with network infrastructure equipment using a first band and a second baud, the method comprising:receiving, by the terminal device and from the network infrastructure equipment, an indication of a configuration setting for the second band, the configuration setting indicating specific radio resources of the second band for operation of the second band;
establishing, by the terminal device according to system information indicating a degree of radio traffic in the second band, a validity period for the configuration setting for the second band, wherein the terminal device receives the system information via a transmission prior to reception of the indication of the configuration setting; and
receiving data, by the terminal device from the network infrastructure equipment, using the second band operating in accordance with the configuration setting for the second band during the validity period for the configuration setting.

US Pat. No. 10,770,735

PROTECTION ARRANGEMENT AND METHOD OF SOLID OXIDE CELLS

ELCOGEN OY, Vantaa (FI)

1. Protection method of solid oxide cells, in which method is arranged gas flows in the cell by at least two cell structure plates made of metal, wherein in the method is formed high temperature thermal flame to which liquid precursor is fed to form metal oxide compounds, said liquid precursor comprising metal ions, which form the desired coating with oxygen, said liquid precursor is formed from at least one of metal nitrates and metal acetates, and from solvent formed of at least one of organic compounds and water in which solvent at least one of metal nitrates and metal acetates are dissolved, and from organic compounds which stabilize the liquid precursor through the chelation resulting in a more homogenous mixture of metal complex, and from organic compounds that are exothermic above characteristic energy threshold level, and from organic compounds that form gases as reaction product and therefore further increase the atomization of the liquid precursor, and is formed the metal oxide compound material on the at least two cell structure plates made of metal from liquid precursor fed into thermal flame having average gas velocity over 200 m/s, and in the method controlling a flow rate at least of fuel, oxygen and liquid precursor in order to regulate thermal characteristics of the thermal spraying and to improve atomization of the precursor.

US Pat. No. 10,767,633

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DETERMINING THE DYNAMIC TWIST OF A WIND TURBINE BLADE

1. A method comprising:receiving one or more first signals from a first wireless sensor attached to a blade of a wind turbine;
determining a first angle based on the one or more first signals;
receiving one or more second signals from a second wireless sensor attached to the blade and spaced apart from said first wireless sensor by a predetermined distance;
determining a second angle based on the one or more second signals;
determining a dynamic twist of said blade based on said first angle, said second angle and said predetermined distance;
determining a torsional load acting on the blade based on the dynamic twist; and
controlling the wind turbine to control one or more loads experienced by the blade based on the torsional load.

US Pat. No. 10,772,228

SEALED PACKAGE INCLUDING ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND POWER SOURCE

Medtronic, Inc., Minneap...

1. A hermetically-sealed package, comprising:a housing comprising an inner surface, an outer surface, and a cavity;
a non-conductive substrate comprising a first major surface and a second major surface, wherein the non-conductive substrate is substantially transparent;
an electronic device disposed on the first major surface of the substrate and comprising a device contact;
a power source disposed at least partially within the cavity of the housing and comprising a resilient power source contact; and
an electrode disposed on the second major surface of the substrate, wherein the electrode is electrically connected to the electronic device by a via formed between the first major surface and the second major surface of the substrate;
wherein the substrate is hermetically sealed to the housing by a laser bond such that a non-bonded electrical connection is formed within the cavity of the housing between the device contact and the resilient power source contact.

US Pat. No. 10,772,171

DIRECTIONAL LIGHTING SYSTEM AND METHOD

LIFI Labs, Inc., San Fra...

1. A method for controlling a light system comprising a plurality of indexed light emitting elements, comprising:determining a pose of a light emitting element of the plurality, comprising:
progressing the light system through an orientation pattern comprising: sequentially operating the plurality of light emitting elements in a high emission mode; and
storing an index of the light emitting element in association with a reference frame;
receiving a set of lighting control instructions comprising a light control vector;
determining a subset of light emitting elements of the plurality aligned with the light control vector, based on the pose and positioning of the subset of light emitting elements relative to the light emitting element; and
selectively controlling the subset of light emitting elements using a processor of the light system.
US Pat. No. 10,766,969

BINDING MOLECULES FOR BCMA AND CD3

Amgen Inc., Thousand Oak...

1. A binding molecule which is at least bispecific comprising a first and a second binding domain, wherein(a) the first binding domain comprises a variable heavy chain and a variable light chain and binds to B cell maturation antigen (BCMA), wherein the first binding domain comprises a VH region comprising CDR-H1, CDR-H2, and CDR-H3 and a VL region comprising CDR-L1, CDR-L2, and CDR-L3, and at least five of the six CDRs selected from the group consisting of CDR-H1, CDR-H2, CDR-H3, CDR-L1, CDR-L2, and CDR-L3 have sequences as follows:
(i) CDR-H1 as depicted in SEQ ID NO: 1, SEQ ID NO: 161, or SEQ ID NO: 311;
(ii) CDR-H2 as depicted in SEQ ID NO: 2, SEQ ID NO: 12, SEQ ID NO: 162, SEQ ID NO: 212, SEQ ID NO: 312, SEQ ID NO: 322, SEQ ID NO: 352, SEQ ID NO: 362, SEQ ID NO: 582, SEQ ID NO: 622, or SEQ OD NO: 752;
(iii) CDR-H3 as depicted in SEQ ID NO: 3, SEQ ID NO: 163, SEQ ID NO: 313, SEQ ID NO: 323, or SEQ ID NO: 623;
(iv) CDR-L1 as depicted in SEQ ID NO: 4, SEQ ID NO: 164, SEQ ID NO: 314, SEQ ID NO: 624, SEQ ID NO: 774, SEQ ID NO: 974, or SEQ ID NO: 994;
(v) CDR-L2 as depicted in SEQ ID NO: 5, SEQ ID NO: 165, SEQ ID NO: 315, or SEQ ID NO: 625; and
(vi) CDR-L3 as depicted in SEQ ID NO: 6, SEQ ID NO: 166, SEQ ID NO: 176, SEQ ID NO: 316, SEQ ID NO: 626, SEQ ID NO: 656, SEQ ID NO: 676, SEQ ID NO: 776, SEQ ID NO: 816, SEQ ID NO: 966, or SEQ ID NO: 996, and
wherein not more than one of CDR-H1, CDR-H2, CDR-H3, CDR-L1, CDR-L2, and CDR-L3 has a sequence as follows:
(i) CDR-H1 comprises amino acid sequence X1X2X3X4X5 which has 80% or greater identity to a sequence selected from the group consisting of NYDMA (SEQ ID NO:1), NFDMA (SEQ ID NO:161), and NHIIH (SEQ ID NO:311), and where X1 is N; X2 is Y, F, or H; X3 is D or I; X4 is M or I; and X5 is A or H;
(ii) CDR-H2 comprises amino acid sequence X6X7X8X9X10X11X12X13X14X15X16X17X18X19X20X21X22 which has 80% or greater identity to a sequence selected from the group consisting of: SIITSGDATYYRDSVKG (SEQ ID NO:2), SIITSGDMTYYRDSVKG (SEQ ID NO:12), SITTGADHAIYADSVKG (SEQ ID NO:162), SITTGADHAIYAESVKG (SEQ ID NO:212), SIITSGGDNYYRDSVKG (SEQ ID NO:582), SITTGGGDTYYADSVKG (SEQ ID NO:732), YINPYPGYHAYNEKFQG (SEQ ID NO:312), YINPYPGYHAYNQKFQG (SEQ ID NO:352), YINPYDGWGDYNEKFQG (SEQ ID NO:322), YINPYDGWGDYNQKFQG (SEQ ID NO:362), and SISTRGDITSYRDSVKG (SEQ ID NO: 622), and where X6 is S or Y; X7 is I; X8 is I, T, N, or S; X9 is T or P; X10 is S, Y, R, or G; is G, A, D, or P; X12 is D or G; X13 is A, M, H, D, Y, W or I; X14 is T, A, N, H, or G; X15 is Y, I, A, D or S; X16 is Y; X17 is R, A, or N; X18 is D, E, or Q; X19 is S or K; X20 is V or F; X21 is K or Q; and X22 is G;
(iii) CDR-H3 comprises amino acid sequence X23X24X25X26X27X28X29X30X31X32X33X34 which has 80% or greater identity to a sequence selected from the group consisting of: HDYYDGSYGFAY (SEQ ID NO:3), HGYYDGYHLFDY (SEQ ID NO:163), QDYYTDYMGFAY (SEQ ID NO:623), DGYYRDTDVLDY (SEQ ID NO:313), and DGYYRDADVLDY (SEQ ID NO:323), and where X23 is H, Q or D; X24 is D or G; X25 is Y; X26 is Y; X27 is D, T or R; X28 is G or D; X29 is S, Y, T or A; X30 is Y, H, M or D; X31 is G, L, or V; X32 is F or L; X33 is A or D; and X34 is Y;
(iv) CDR-L1 comprises amino acid sequence X35X36X37X38X39X40X41X42X43X44X45 which has 80% or greater identity to a sequence selected from the group consisting of: KASQSVGINVD (SEQ ID NO:4), RASQGISNYLN (SEQ ID NO:164), RASEDIYNGLA (SEQ ID NO:624), RASQGISNHLN (SEQ ID NO:774), RANQGISNNLN (SEQ ID NO:974), RASQGISNNLN (SEQ ID NO:994), and QASQDISNYLN (SEQ ID NO:314), and wherein X35 is K, R or Q; X36 is A; X37 is S or N; X38 is Q or E; X39 is S, G, or D; X40 is V or I; X41 is G, S, or Y; X42 is I or N; X43 is N, Y, G, or H; X44 is V or L; and X45 is D, N, or A;
(v) CDR-L2 comprises amino acid sequence X46X47X48X49X50X51X52 which has 80% or greater identity to a sequence selected from the group consisting of: GASNRHT (SEQ ID NO:5), YTSNLQS (SEQ ID NO:165), GASSLQD (SEQ ID NO:625), and YTSRLHT (SEQ ID NO:315), and wherein X46 is G or Y; X47 is A or T; X48 is S; X49 is N, S, or R; X50 is R or L; X51 is H or Q; and X52 is T, S, or D; or
(vi) CDR-L3 comprises amino acid sequence X53X54X55X56X57X58X59X60X61 which has 80% or greater identity to a sequence selected from the group consisting of: LQYGSIPFT (SEQ ID NO:6), QQYDISSYT (SEQ ID NO:166), MGQTISSYT (SEQ ID NO:176), QQGNTLPWT (SEQ ID NO:316), QQSYKYPLT (SEQ ID NO:626), AGPHKYPLT (SEQ ID NO:656), QQSRNYQQT (SEQ ID NO:676), QQYFDRPYT (SEQ ID NO:776), QQYSNLPYT (SEQ ID NO:816), QQFTSLPYT (SEQ ID NO:966), and QQFAHLPYT (SEQ ID NO:996), and wherein X53 is L, Q, M, or A; X54 is Q or G; X55 is G, P, Y, Q, S, or F; X56 is G, D, T, N, Y, H, R, F, S, or A; X57 is S, I, T, K, N, D, or H; X58 is I, S, L, Y, or R; X59 is P, S, or Q; X60 is F, Y, W, L, or Q and X61 is T; and
(b) the second binding domain comprises a variable heavy chain and a variable light chain and binds to the human T cell CD3 receptor complex.

US Pat. No. 10,772,251

SETUP SUPPORT DEVICE

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A setup support device for supporting setup of a component mounter configured to produce multiple types of board products by performing various multiple production jobs by picking up electronic components supplied by multiple feeders set on a component supply device and mounting the electronic components on circuit boards, the setup support device comprising:a preparation cart on which are loaded multiple of the feeders used to perform the multiple production jobs;
an identification device configured to acquire identification information of the component supply device; and
a feeder identifying section configured to identify multiple of the feeders to be set on the component supply device among the multiple feeders loaded on the preparation cart, based on the identification information, loading information that indicates the multiple feeders loaded on the preparation cart, and a production schedule that indicates an order in which to perform the production jobs that is a production order of the multiple types of board products,
wherein
the preparation cart includes a guidance section configured to issue guidance all at once for the identified multiple feeders to an operator performing the setup so as to supply the identified multiple feeders to the component supply device as preparation for setting the identified multiple feeders on the component supply device.

US Pat. No. 10,772,233

SERVER RAIL AND SERVER RACK MOUNTING STRUCTURE

Gslide Corporation, New ...

1. An inner slide rail mounting structure for a two-stage server slide rail comprises:an outer rail comprising an elongated base wall and opposing top and bottom walls connected to respective opposing top and bottom sides of said elongated base wall of said outer rail;
a front bracket mounted to a server rack;
a rear bracket having a front end thereof fixedly connected with a rear end of said outer rail, wherein a front end of said outer rail is mounted to the server rack;
an outer rail reinforcement bar comprising (i) an elongated base wall affixed to a back side of said elongated base wall of said outer rail and (ii) opposing top and bottom walls connected to respective opposing top and bottom sides of said elongated base wall of said outer rail reinforcement bar, wherein said opposing top and bottom walls and said elongated base wall of said outer rail reinforcement bar cooperate to define a longitudinal sliding groove; and
an inner rail affixed to a server box and mounted in said outer rail and axially slidable in and out of said outer rail;
a front bracket supplementary rail comprising a front end and an opposing rear end, wherein said front end of said front bracket supplementary rail is affixed to said front bracket using at least one first fastening member, and wherein said opposing rear end of said front bracket supplementary rail is axially slidably inserted into said longitudinal sliding groove of said outer rail reinforcement bar so that said outer rail reinforcement bar is movable back and forth relative to said front bracket supplementary rail;
a spring plate comprising a first end and an opposing second end, wherein a part of said spring plate is fixedly connected to said opposing rear end of said front bracket supplementary rail using at least one second fastening member;
at least one tension spring comprising a first end and an opposing second end, wherein said first end of said at least one tension spring is connected to said opposing second end of said spring plate, and wherein said opposing second end of said at least one tension spring is connected to a front part of said elongated base wall of said outer rail reinforcement bar; and
an outer rail ejection control plate comprising an abutment portion and a press portion, wherein said outer rail ejection control plate is fixedly connected to said first end of said spring plate using at least one third fastening member;
wherein said abutment portion of said outer rail ejection control plate is abutted against a front end of said top wall of said outer rail reinforcement bar; and
wherein said press portion is extended from said abutment portion for pressing by a user to release said abutment portion from said front end of said top wall of said outer rail reinforcement bar to allow said outer rail reinforcement bar to be pulled outwardly relative to said front bracket supplementary rail by said at least one tension spring to carry said outer rail out of the server rack for the mounting of said inner rail.

US Pat. No. 10,772,224

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.,...

1. An electronic device, comprising:a first body;
a second body, comprising a casing and a flexible screen installed on the casing; and
at least one driving mechanism, comprising:
a shaft, having a first connecting portion and a second connecting portion opposite to each other, wherein the first connecting portion is fixed to the first body, and the second body is pivoted to the second connecting portion;
a driving element, sleeved on the shaft and located in the casing; and
a linking assembly, carried by the casing and covered by the flexible screen,
wherein when the second body is folded onto the first body, the flexible screen keeps flat, when the second body is unfolded with respect to the first body, the driving element is rotated and moved with respect to the shaft to drive the linking assembly to move, and the linking assembly drives the flexible screen to bend.

US Pat. No. 10,772,220

DUMMY CORE RESTRICT RESIN PROCESS AND STRUCTURE

Multek Technologies Limit...

1. A method of manufacturing a printed circuit board comprising:a. forming an inner core structure having an inner core circuitry on at least one surface of the inner core structure;
b. applying a coverlay material over the inner core circuitry;
c. forming a printed circuit board stack up, wherein the printed circuit board stack up comprises the inner core structure, a dummy core, one or more non-conductive layers and one or more conductive layers, wherein the dummy core is a metal clad base material, wherein the dummy core is stacked on the coverlay material;
d. laminating the printed circuit board stack up, thereby forming a laminated stack;
e. forming a depth controlled rout from a surface of the laminated stack to the dummy core and around a perimeter of the dummy core, wherein a portion of the laminated stack within the perimeter of the rout and to a depth including the dummy core forms a laminated stack cap;
f. removing the laminated stack cap, thereby exposing the coverlay material and forming a flexible portion of the printed circuit board.

US Pat. No. 10,772,218

REACT-ON-DEMAND (ROD) FABRICATION METHOD FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE PRINTED ELECTRONICS

THE UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN...

1. A react-on-demand (RoD) method of fabricating a three-dimensional electrically conductive hybrid metal-polymer structure on a substrate, the method comprising:(i) coating the substrate with an ink-absorption coating to form an ink absorption layer on the substrate, followed by
(ii) coating the substrate with polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) solution to form a PVA layer having PVA polymers on the ink absorption layer, followed by
(iii) functionalizing the PVA layer with a first solvent containing a reducing agent and evaporating the first solvent to induce formation of crystals of the reducing agent located in between polymer chains of the PVA polymers as well as on the surface of the PVA layer, followed by
(iv) printing or writing a second solvent containing water and a metal salt onto the PVA layer wherein the second solvent dissolves the reducing agent and at the same time the reducing agent reduces the metal salt to produce metal particles to form a three-dimensional electrically conductive hybrid metal-polymer structure in which the metal particles are located on the surface of the PVA layer as well as in between the polymer chains in an interior of the PVA layer.

US Pat. No. 10,772,209

FABRIC WITH EMBEDDED ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. An apparatus, comprising:fabric formed from fibers; and
an electrical component having opposing upper and lower surfaces, a first fiber guiding structure in the upper surface, and a second fiber guiding structure in the lower surface, wherein the first and second fiber guiding structures are perpendicular, and wherein a first fiber of the fibers is soldered in the first fiber guiding structure and a second fiber of the fibers is soldered in the second fiber guiding structure.

US Pat. No. 10,772,201

FLAT DATA TRANSMISSION CABLE

ALLTOP ELECTRONICS (SUZHO...

1. A flat data transmission cable, comprising:a plurality of juxtaposed wires, and each wire having a conductor;
a plastic layer enclosing on the wires integrally;
wherein central axes of the conductors are located on a same plane, and the plastic layer defines a top surface and a bottom surface parallel to the plane in which the central axes of the conductors located, the wires comprise at least two grounding wires and at least a signal wire between the two grounding wires, the flat data transmission cable further comprises a metallic layer formed by a metal material belt arranged on an outer side of the plastic layer in a spiral winding way, the metallic layer has at least an aluminum foil layer and a bonding layer arranged on the side of the aluminum foil layer facing to the plastic layer, the metallic layer is bonded to the outer side of the plastic layer after the bonding layer hot melting, the metal belt has a width W, in a length direction of the data transmission cable, the metal belt is wound with N rings, the data transmission cable has a length L, and the requirement of L

US Pat. No. 10,772,120

METHOD AND ACCESS NODE FOR SIGNALING SCHEDULING INFORMATION TO TERMINAL DEVICE AND METHOD AND TERMINAL DEVICE FOR PERFORMING SCHEDULED COMMUNICATIONS

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method in an Access Node (AN) for signaling scheduling information to a terminal device, the method comprising:generating one or more scheduling messages for scheduling data transmissions over two or more types of radio resources available on a radio link, wherein at least one of the one or more scheduling messages is generated for scheduling at least one corresponding data transmission on dedicated radio resources for the radio link, on shared radio resources for the radio link, and on unused dedicated radio resources for the radio link's neighboring link; and
transmitting the one or more scheduling messages to the terminal device in a part of radio resources among each of the two or more types of radio resources.

US Pat. No. 10,772,102

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANAGING UTILIZATION OF WIRELESS RESOURCES VIA USE OF A REFERENCE SIGNAL TO REDUCE DISTORTION

1. A method, comprising:receiving, by a processing system including a processor, a first modulated signal in a first spectral segment directed to a mobile communication device, the first modulated signal conforming to a signaling protocol;
converting, by the processing system, the first modulated signal in the first spectral segment to the first modulated signal at a first carrier frequency without modifying the signaling protocol of the first modulated signal, the first carrier frequency being outside of the first spectral segment; and
transmitting, by the processing system, a reference signal with the first modulated signal at the first carrier frequency to a network element of a distributed antenna system, the reference signal enabling the network element to reduce a phase error when reconverting the first modulated signal at the first carrier frequency to the first modulated signal in the first spectral segment for wireless distribution of the first modulated signal in the first spectral segment to the mobile communication device.

US Pat. No. 10,772,250

COMPONENT MOUNTING DEVICE AND COMPONENT MOUNTING SYSTEM

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A component mounting device comprising:a component supply section configured to supply components to be mounted at a specified position of a board;
a pickup nozzle configured to pick up a component supplied by the component supply section;
an imaging section configured to acquire image data by imaging a component picked up by the pickup nozzle;
a memory section configured to save the image data imaged by the imaging section;
a condition determining section configured to determine whether a state of an image imaged by the imaging section satisfies specified conditions for high importance; and
a saving control section configured to, in a case in which it is determined by the condition determining section that the conditions for high importance are satisfied, save the image data imaged by the imaging section on the memory section in a first format that is a lossless compression format, and in a case in which it is determined by the condition determining section that the conditions for high importance are not satisfied, save the image data imaged by the imaging section on the memory section in a second format that is a lossy compression format.

US Pat. No. 10,772,248

ELECTRONIC COMPONENT INSTALLING DEVICE

PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PR...

1. An electronic component installing device comprising:a nozzle which holds an electronic component by applying a negative pressure to a suction hole that is open in a tip end portion of the nozzle; and
a main shaft which includes a nozzle holder that detachably holds the nozzle in a lower end portion of the main shaft,
wherein the nozzle holder has a tubular shape having an insertion hole into which an installed portion of the nozzle is inserted,
wherein the nozzle holder includes
a holder tube portion in which an opening portion leading to the insertion hole is formed on one side surface of the holder tube portion,
one clamp lever which has an engaging portion engaged via the opening portion with the installed portion inserted into the insertion hole, and
a first elastic member that is elastic and biases the engaging portion to the installed portion inserted into the insertion hole,
wherein the clamp lever includes a fulcrum portion, a working unit that extends downward from the fulcrum portion, and an operation unit that extends upward from the fulcrum portion, and
wherein movement of the operation unit in a first direction causes the clamp lever to turn about the fulcrum portion so that the engaging portion moves in a second direction opposite to the first direction.

US Pat. No. 10,772,247

TAPE CUTTING PROCESSING APPARATUS AND PROCESSING METHOD

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A tape cutting processing apparatus which performs cutting processing so that a leading end of a cover tape of a component wrapping tape, which is capable of being wound around a tape reel mounted on a tape feeder, protrudes by a predetermined protruding length from a leading end of a carrier tape, the cover tape being adhered on an upper face side of the carrier tape, in which the carrier tape is provided with cavities accommodating components at fixed pitches, the apparatus comprising:a conveyance device that conveys the component wrapping tape along a conveyance path;
a detection device that detects the presence or absence of the component accommodated in the cavity of the component wrapping tape conveyed along the conveyance path at a detection position disposed on the conveyance path;
a folding-back member that folds back the cover tape at a folding-back position so that adhesion surfaces of the cover tape face each other as the component wrapping tape is conveyed;
a cutting device that cuts each cutting portion of the carrier tape and the cover tape at a cutting position disposed on the conveyance path; and
wherein the tape cutting processing apparatus further comprises an air blow device that sprays air to a downstream side in a tape conveyance direction, causes the cover tape peeled off from the carrier tape to pass above the folding-back member, and feeds the cover tape to the downstream side in the tape conveyance direction, and
wherein the air blow device is provided to be capable of advancing and retracting with respect to the conveyance path, is retracted from the conveyance path until the component accommodated in the cavity of the component wrapping tape is detected by the detection device, and is advanced on the conveyance path based on the detection of the component accommodated in the cavity of the component wrapping tape by the detection device.

US Pat. No. 10,772,246

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING FOR SHIELDING NEUTRON AND PHOTON RADIATION

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INSTIT...

1. A method for making a radiation shielding component comprising:providing a resin material;
providing a metal selected from W, Pb, Sn or Sb;
providing B4C;
combining said resin, metal and B4C and depositing successive layers in a 3D printer to form an additively manufactured component wherein said component provides shielding for both neutron and photon based radiation.

US Pat. No. 10,772,242

INVERTER MODULE OF AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE

CHONGQING JINKANG NEW ENE...

1. An inverter module to power an electric vehicle, comprising:a power module, the power module comprising:
a capacitor;
a heat sink coupled with a first surface of the capacitor;
a first ceramic plate coupled with a first surface of the heat sink;
a second ceramic plate coupled with the first surface of the heat sink;
a locator having a plurality of slots;
a plurality of transistors disposed within the plurality of slots;
the locator and the plurality of transistors disposed over a first surface of the first ceramic plate and a first surface of the second ceramic plate;
a laminated bus bar disposed over a first surface of the locator;
a first input terminal disposed at a first side of the laminated bus bar, the first input terminal at a first level with respect to the first side of the laminated bus bar;
a second input terminal disposed at the first side of the laminated bus bar, the second input terminal at a second level with respect to the first side of the laminated bus bar;
an output terminal disposed at a second side of the laminated bus bar;
a gate drive printed circuit board coupled with a first surface of the laminated bus bar; and
a dielectric gel tray disposed over a first surface of the gate drive printed circuit board.

US Pat. No. 10,772,237

THERMALLY CONFIGURED CONNECTOR SYSTEM

Molex, LLC, Lisle, IL (U...

1. A receptacle, comprising:a housing having a first card slot;
a cage positioned around the housing and defining a first port aligned with the card slot, the cage having a first side opening, the first port including four walls that are aligned with the first card slot, the first port further including a first vent wall at a rear of the first port, wherein the first port is configured so that air may flow directly from a front face of the first port through the vent wall and out the side opening, wherein the housing includes a second card slot and the cage includes a second port aligned with the second card slot, the second port including a second vent wall, the cage having a second side opening in communication with the second vent wall, the cage configured so that air may flow in past the front face of respective port, out the corresponding vent wall and out the corresponding side opening.

US Pat. No. 10,772,223

DAMPENED GRAVITY RETRACTOR

CRESTRON ELECTRONICS, INC...

1. A cable retractor, comprising:a retractor enclosure having an upper end and a lower end, and including a back surface having a length;
a retractor enclosure cover having a first interior surface;
a first enclosure cable pulley guide rail secured to said back surface along the length of the back surface, wherein first enclosure cable pulley guide rail provides a groove that extends along at least a portion of said length of the back surface;
a second enclosure cable pulley guide rail secured along the length of said first interior surface, wherein said second enclosure cable pulley guide rail provides a groove that extends along at least a portion of said first interior surface;
a cable pulley that is rotatable about a pivot configured to translate along the grooves provided by said first enclosure cable pulley guide rail and said second enclosure cable pulley guide rail;
a pulley rotational dampener guide block;
a pulley rotational dampener secured to said pulley rotational dampener for mechanically engaging said cable pulley and thereby dampen rotation of said cable pulley about its axis; and
a gravity retractor cable having an intermediate section secured to said upper end of said retractor enclosure, a second portion disposed along an edge of said retractor enclosure towards the lower end of said retractor enclosure, a third portion that winds down underneath and around said cable pulley, a fourth portion disposed along the edge of said retractor enclosure towards the upper end of said retractor enclosure, and an extracted portion having a cable end plug that extends outside of said retractor enclosure from said upper end, such that pulling the end portion of the cable away from said retractor enclosure urges said cable pulley upward along enclosure cable pulley guide rails toward the upper end of enclosure cable pulley guide rail, thereby reducing the lengths of the second and fourth portions of the cable and increasing the length of said extracted portion of the cable;
wherein upon termination of the pulling of the cable, bending and friction of the cable prevent movement of the pulley, and upon reducing the bending and friction of the cable, the gravitational weight of said pulley causes the pulley to move downward along said grooves toward the lower end of said retractor enclosure, thereby increasing the lengths of the second and fourth portions of the cable and reducing the length of the end portion of the cable.

US Pat. No. 10,772,217

CIRCUIT BOARD AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

HongQiSheng Precision Ele...

1. A method for manufacturing a circuit board comprising:providing a carrier plate and forming a circuit substrate on the carrier plate;
pressing an insulating layer on a side of the circuit substrate facing away from the carrier plate;
disposing a removable sheet on a side of the insulating layer facing away from the circuit substrate, and forming at least one connecting unit passing through the insulating layer to be electrically connected to the circuit substrate, wherein a height of each of the at least one connecting unit is increased from a center of the connecting unit to a periphery of the connecting unit;
removing the carrier plate to obtain a medium structure;
stacking and pressing a ground circuit board, a heat dissipation dielectric film and the medium structure as ordered, wherein at least one conductive structure passes through the heat dissipation dielectric film to electrically connect a side of the circuit substrate facing away from the insulating layer and a side of the ground circuit board; and
removing the removable sheet.

US Pat. No. 10,772,214

CIRCUIT BOARD MANUFACTURING METHOD

TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI ...

1. A manufacturing method for a circuit board, comprising:welding a terminal pin to a land, the terminal pin being inserted in a through-hole of the land, wherein:
the land is covered with a white layer; and
an irradiation angle of a laser beam for welding with respect to the circuit board is adjusted so that reflected light which is a light of the laser beam emitted to the terminal pin reflected by the terminal pin strikes the white layer on the land.

US Pat. No. 10,772,212

ELECTROCHEMICAL OR CHEMICAL TREATMENT DEVICE FOR HIGH ASPECT RATIO CIRCUIT BOARD WITH THROUGH HOLE

U-Pro Machines Co., Ltd.,...

1. An electrochemical or chemical treatment device for high aspect ratio circuit board with through hole, comprising:an electroplating tank;
a solution storage tank;
a positioning frame, the positioning frame locates the circuit board inside the electroplating tank for the electroplating tank to be divided into a solution accumulated area and a suction area by the positioning frame and the circuit board;
a priming piping sucking solution from the solution storage tank to the solution accumulated area;
a suction cap corresponding to the suction area; and
a suction piping connected to the suction cap, using the negative pressure produced by suction to make the solution flow through the through hole of the circuit board, and then sucks the solution back to the solution storage tank;
whereby when the positioning frame is located inside the electroplating tank, the priming piping begins to prime the solution into the solution accumulated area of the electroplating tank, after the solution has reached the working liquid level, the suction piping sucks the solution by the suction cap and transmits the solution back to the solution storage tank, and then forms a loop system for the through hole of the circuit board to do electrochemical treatment or chemical treatment continuously.

US Pat. No. 10,772,207

FLEXIBLE SEMICONDUCTOR PACKAGE AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING THE SAME

MagnaChip Semiconductor, ...

1. A semiconductor package attached to a curved display panel, comprising:a semiconductor chip, having a top surface and a side surface, disposed on a curved flexible film, wherein the curved flexible film is disposed on the curved display panel;
a flexible cover layer attached to the top surface and the side surface of the semiconductor chip; and
an underfill material formed between the semiconductor chip and the curved flexible film, and overlapping a solder resist,
wherein the flexible cover layer is in direct contact with the underfill material, the solder resist, and the top and side surfaces of the semiconductor chip, and
wherein the top surface of the semiconductor chip on the curved flexible film remains flat.

US Pat. No. 10,772,205

CIRCUIT BOARD, SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME, AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

Taiwan Semiconductor Manu...

1. A structure, comprising:a core layer including:
a first core dielectric layer;
a second core dielectric layer disposed on the first core dielectric layer;
through vias crossing the first core dielectric layer and the second core dielectric layer; and
a patterned conductive plate disposed on the first core dielectric layer and electrically insulated from the through vias; and
a build-up stack disposed on the core layer, including interconnected conductive patterns electrically connected to the through vias,
wherein the second core dielectric layer further extends on a top surface of the patterned conductive plate, a bottom surface of the patterned conductive plate is coplanar with an interface of the first core dielectric layer and the second core dielectric layer, and the patterned conductive plate is electrically insulated from the build-up stack.

US Pat. No. 10,772,200

FABRIC COATED WITH FUNCTIONAL SILICONE RUBBER

WAVE COMPANY CO., LTD., ...

1. A fabric coated with functional silicone rubber, the fabric comprising:a woven fabric made by weaving and comprising uniform pores therein; and
a coating layer formed by coating a surface of the woven fabric with liquid silicone rubber in which electrically conductive particles larger than the pores of the woven fabric are dispersed and mixed,
wherein the liquid silicone rubber permeates into the pores of the woven fabric by the weight thereof and is cured such that the silicone rubber is anchored and coupled to the woven fabric, and
an electrically conductive layer having electrical conductivity is formed as the electrically conductive particles are caught on the pores of the woven fabric at an interface with the woven fabric and increase in density at the interface.

US Pat. No. 10,772,196

DISPLAY DEVICE, FLEXIBLE WIRING BOARD, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Mina...

1. A display device comprising: a display panel comprising a plurality of pad portions arranged along a first direction; and a flexible printed circuit mounted on the display panel and overlapping the plurality of pad portions, the flexible printed circuit comprising a base member with a first surface and a second surface on an opposite side to the first surface, wiring lines located on a side of the first surface of the base member, and a protective later which covers the wiring lines, and including a bend area to be bent, and a first edge and a second edge extending along a second direction crossing the first direction, the base member comprising a groove portion located in the bend area and formed in the second surface, a first frame region between the first edge and the groove portion, and a second frame region between the second edge and the groove portion, the groove portion being located between the first frame region and the second frame region, and a thickness of the base member in a position where the groove portion is formed is less than a thickness of the base member in a position which overlaps the first frame region and the second frame region, wherein the groove portion does not penetrate the base member, wherein the flexible printed circuit comprises a bending start point extending along the first direction, on a side of the display panel in the bend area, and the groove portion comprises a first groove portion overlapping the bending start point and extending along the first direction.

US Pat. No. 10,772,195

TWO-DIMENSIONAL DATA MATRIX STRUCTURE AND THE FABRICATION METHOD THEREOF

UNIMICRON TECHNOLOGY CORP...

1. A two-dimensional data matrix structure, comprising:a first substrate;
a first metal layer disposed on the first substrate, wherein the first metal layer has a plurality of sections and a plurality of empty regions that are formed according to a two-dimensional data matrix pattern, and each of the empty regions is between two of the sections;
a second substrate disposed on the first metal layer; and
a second metal layer disposed on the second substrate, wherein the first substrate, the second substrate, and the second metal layer commonly have a plurality of through holes, positions of the through holes correspond to positions of the empty regions, the second substrate and the second metal layer commonly have a plurality of blind holes, positions of the blind holes correspond to positions of the sections, the sections of the first metal layer are exposed through the blind holes, and a configuration of the through holes and the blind holes is the two-dimensional data matrix pattern when viewed from above.

US Pat. No. 10,772,189

ELECTRICITY STORAGE UNIT

Sumitomo Wiring Systems, ...

1. An electricity storage unit comprising:an electricity storage device; a circuit portion on which an electronic component is mounted;
a heat dissipation member that dissipates heat from the circuit portion; and
a holding member that holds the electricity storage device in a state where the electricity storage device, the circuit portion, and the heat dissipation member are stacked such that the circuit portion is located between the electricity storage device and the heat dissipation member,
wherein the holding member includes a pair of opposing inner walls, the each of the pair of opposing inner walls having a supporting portion, the supporting portion having a distal end opposite a proximal end, the distal end abuts against the heat dissipation member, and
a partition wall portion being a planar member extending between the pair of opposing inner walls of the holding member and interconnected to the proximal end of each of the supporting portion so as to be elevated above the circuit portion, the supporting portion bounding a peripheral edge of the partition wall, the partition wall portion having a top surface opposite of a bottom surface, wherein the electricity storage device is placed on the top surface of the partition wall portion and the bottom surface of the partition wall portion is spaced apart from and faces the circuit portion forming a gap therebetween so as to be clear of the circuit portion.

US Pat. No. 10,772,186

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD COMPONENT COVER

Hewlett-Packard Developme...

16. A system for protecting components on a printed circuit board (PCB) comprising:a polycarbonate sheet, the polycarbonate sheet being formed to match a gross contour of a number of components coupled to the PCB; and
wherein the polycarbonate sheet attaches via interference fit at a slope relative to the PCB; and
wherein the polycarbonate sheet further comprises:
a field of perforations to facilitate cooling of components on the PCB, the perforations arranged in a regular pattern over a surface of the polycarbonate sheet;
a number of apertures through each of which a respective component on the PCB extends when the polycarbonate sheet is in place as a cover on the PCB.

US Pat. No. 10,772,182

DEVICE FOR PRODUCING A NON-THERMAL ATMOSPHERIC-PRESSURE PLASMA AND METHOD FOR THE FREQUENCY CONTROL OF A PIEZOELECTRIC TRANSFORMER

TDK ELECTRONICS AG, Muni...

1. A device for producing a non-thermal atmospheric-pressure plasma, the device comprising:a piezoelectric transformer;
an activating circuit configured to apply an AC voltage at an activating frequency to the piezoelectric transformer as an input voltage; and
a field probe configured to measure a field strength of an electric field produced by the piezoelectric transformer,
wherein the activating circuit is configured to adapt the activating frequency based on the measurement results of the field probe in such a way that the field strength is maximized when the device is switched on.

US Pat. No. 10,772,179

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONNECTING AND CONTROLLING CONFIGURABLE LIGHTING UNITS

Nanogrid Limited, Sheung...

1. A method for layout detection performed by a controller coupled to an assembly of configurable lighting units, the method comprising:deriving an array of integers based on data indicative of coupling characteristics between individual configurable lighting units of the assembly of configurable lighting units arranged in a continuous shape through a set of one or more physical connections, such that any two potential assemblies that are geometrically distinct apart from translation or rigid-body rotation generates distinct arrays of integers, and such that any two potential assemblies that are geometrically indistinct following translation or rigid-body rotation, generates identical arrays of integers; and
storing the array of integers in a data structure encapsulated in non-transitory computer readable media residing on or in communication with the controller.

US Pat. No. 10,772,177

CONTROLLING A LIGHTING SYSTEM

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Ei...

1. A computer-implemented method of generating a lighting script for a piece of video content, the lighting script for use by a lighting controller to control at least one luminaire to render illumination effects, as the video content is outputted in a space illuminated by the at least one luminaire, synchronously with the outputting of the video content, the method comprising executing a scripting application on a computer to implement the following steps:processing frame image data of the video content to determine at least one colour palette of the frame image data;
controlling display apparatus of the computer to display to a user of the computer a sequence of illumination effects to be rendered during the outputting of the video content, wherein the displayed sequence conveys at least one illumination colour derived from the determined colour palette to be rendered in at least one of the illumination effects;
receiving from the user via user input apparatus of the computer at least one effect modification instruction, and modifying the displayed sequence of illumination effects according to the received at least one instruction; and
generating a lighting script for use by the lighting controller in controlling the at least one luminaire during the outputting of the video content in the illuminated space to render the modified sequence of illumination effects,wherein the processing step comprises determining a respective colour palette of each of a plurality of segments of the video content;wherein the displayed sequence of illumination effects comprises a respective illumination effect for each of the segments of the video content, and conveys to the user, for at least one of the segments, at least one illumination colour derived from its respective colour palette to be rendered in its respective illumination effect.

US Pat. No. 10,772,159

CHANNEL ESTIMATION FOR COORDINATED ACCESS POINT TRANSMISSIONS IN WIRELESS NETWORKS

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. A station device, the station device comprising: memory and processing circuitry, configured to:identify one or more first training fields received from one or more antennas of a first access point and one or more second antennas of a second access point during a first time period;
identify one or more second training fields received from the one or more antennas and the one or more second antennas during a second time period, wherein the first access point and second access point are associated with a channel matrix maintained by the station device, the channel matrix comprising a first link corresponding to the first access point and a second link corresponding to the second access point;
determine the one or more first training fields and the one or more second training fields are based at least in part on an orthogonal matrix and one or more cyclic shifts; and
determine one or more first channel estimations associated with the one or more antennas, and one or more second channel estimations based at least in part on the one or more first training fields and the one or more second training fields.

US Pat. No. 10,772,158

APPARATUS TO ESTABLISH WIRELESS BACKHAUL CONNECTION

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. A relay node, comprising:a processor configured to:
receive first information from a donor node;
transmit a request to the donor node based on the first information, wherein
the donor node establishes a wireless connection between the relay node and the donor node based on the request, and
the donor node connects to a core network;
receive a notification from the donor node, wherein the notification indicates the establishment of the wireless connection; and
transmit, via a control plane in the wireless connection, second information to the donor node based on the received notification, wherein the second information indicates a traffic volume associated with the relay node.

US Pat. No. 10,772,155

RADIO LINK FAILURE HANDLING METHOD AND RELATED PRODUCT

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A method for processing a radio link failure, applied to a terminal, wherein the terminal comprises a Radio Link Control (RLC) layer entity, and the method comprises:triggering a communication failure process according to a configuration of the RLC layer entity, when the RLC layer entity reaches a maximum number of retransmission times;
wherein a carrier set configured for a logical channel corresponding to the RLC layer entity comprises a Primary Secondary Cell (PSCell); and triggering the communication failure process according to the configuration of the RLC layer entity comprises:
triggering a radio link failure process of a Secondary Cell Group (SCG);
wherein the triggering the radio link failure process comprises the following steps:
suspending all radio bearers except a signal radio bearer SRB0;
resetting a Medium Access Control (MAC) layer; and
initializing transmission of a Radio Resource Control (RRC) connection reestablishment request message.

US Pat. No. 10,772,152

SIMULTANEOUS CAMPING AND PAGING COORDINATION IN TWO DIFFERENT RADIO ACCESS TECHNOLOGIES

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method in a wireless communication network, the wireless communication network providing radio access for a terminal device via at least a first and second type of wireless radio accesses operating with different radio access technologies, wherein the method comprises:setting a common paging occasion configuration for the at least first and second radio access technologies, wherein setting the common paging occasion configuration is based on a difference in radio frame length between the first and second radio access technologies; and
paging the terminal device via the first and/or the second radio access technologies according to the common paging occasion configuration.

US Pat. No. 10,772,147

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR CONNECTION ATTEMPT FAILURE AVOIDANCE WITH A WIRELESS NETWORK

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. An apparatus to attempt to establish a connection with a wireless network, the apparatus comprising:a location determiner to determine a location of the apparatus as being within a first zone;
a frequency determiner to determine a frequency at which retry attempts to establish a connection with a wireless network are to be made based on the location of the apparatus in the first zone and a first probability of connecting to the wireless network;
a wireless communicator; and
a connection processor to cause the wireless communicator to attempt to establish the connection with the wireless network, and, in response to a failure to establish the connection with the wireless network:
(1) store an indication of the failure to establish the connection and the location of the apparatus;
(2) select a second zone adjacent to the first zone and having a second probability of connecting to the wireless network greater than the first probability of connecting to the wireless network;
(3) in response to determining that a difference between the second probability and the first probability is not greater than a threshold difference, select a third zone adjacent to the second zone and having a third probability of connecting to the wireless network greater than the first probability plus the threshold difference;
(4) calculate an estimated amount of time until the apparatus will enter the third zone, the estimated amount of time based on the location of the apparatus and a speed and direction of movement of the apparatus; and
(5) wait an amount of time based on at least one of the estimated amount of time or the frequency.

US Pat. No. 10,772,100

DYNAMIC CARRIER ALLOCATION BASED ON DUAL-CONNECTIVITY CAPABILITY

Sprint Spectrum L.P., Ov...

1. A base station configured to control carrier assignment, the base station comprising:a wireless communication interface through which the base station is configured to provide wireless communication service, wherein the base station is configured to operate on a first carrier and on a second carrier,
a network communication interface though which the base station is configured to communicate on a core network; and
a controller for controlling the carrier assignment by the base station, wherein the controller is configured to reserve the first carrier for dual-connectivity service and the controller is configured to reserve the second carrier for standalone service.

US Pat. No. 10,772,093

COMMUNICATION CONTROL DEVICE, COMMUNICATION CONTROL METHOD, AND COMMUNICATION DEVICE

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. An electronic device comprising:circuitry configured to
perform wireless communication via one or more frequency channels in a secondary system, the one or more frequency channels being determined to be utilized in the secondary system by a primary system; and
receive one or more link direction configurations for the secondary system among a plurality of candidates, each of the plurality of candidates indicating a link direction in time domain units, wherein
the link direction configuration is applied to the wireless communication in the secondary system, each of the one or more link direction configurations being applied to each of the one or more frequency channels,
the plurality of candidates includes at least one of a first link direction configuration and a second link direction configuration, the first link direction configuration including more time domain units dedicated to a downlink than time domain units dedicated to an uplink, the second link direction configuration including more time domain units dedicated to an uplink than time domain units dedicated to a downlink, and
in a case that the second link direction is applied to each of the one more frequency channels, which are separated in frequency from one or more frequency channels of the primary system, additional resources for the uplink can be secured resulting in increased throughput of the uplink.

US Pat. No. 10,767,829

LIGHT IRRADIATION DEVICE AND VEHICULAR LAMP

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicular lamp comprising:a light source;
a first optical element having a light-collection point on an emission side at a first position, the first optical element being configured to collect incident light from the light source at the first position;
a light deflector including a mirror disposed at the first position, the mirror forward-and reverse-rotating around an axis passing through the first position, the light deflector being configured to reflect incident light from the first optical element with the mirror to deflect the light and emit the deflected light as scanning light;
a second optical element configured as a convex lens, having a focal point on an incidence side at the first position and having an optical axis, the second optical element being configured to emit the scanning light from the mirror as scanning light that is parallel to the optical axis,
an optical element for projecting configured as a convex lens, configured to project the scanning light from the second optical element to an irradiation region ahead, the optical element for projecting being arranged so that an optical axis thereof is aligned with the optical axis of the second optical element; and
a light-shielding switching unit disposed between the second optical element and the optical element for projecting, the light-shielding switching unit having sections switched separately between a state of shielding and non-shielding of scanning light that is incident from the second optical element.

US Pat. No. 10,772,244

HIGH-FREQUENCY MODULE

MURATA MANUFACTURING CO.,...

1. A high-frequency module comprising:a wiring board;
a plurality of components mounted on a principal surface of the wiring board;
a sealing resin layer stacked on the principal surface of the wiring board to seal the plurality of components; and
a shield wall disposed between one or more predetermined components and another one or more components among the plurality of components inside the sealing resin layer,
wherein the shield wall has at least one metal pin standing on the principal surface of the wiring board,
an upper end of the at least one metal pin is exposed from an opposite surface of the sealing resin layer to a surface of the sealing resin layer facing the principal surface of the wiring board,
wherein the shield wall has a metal film filling a groove provided in the sealing resin layer, and a side surface of the metal film is in contact with a side surface of the at least one metal pin, the side surface of the at least one metal pin is connected to the upper end and a lower end of the at least one metal pin,
a height of the metal pin is higher than a height of each of said plurality of components.

US Pat. No. 10,772,241

CLOSED-LOOP SUPPLEMENTAL HEATER SYSTEM IN AN AIR HANDLER SYSTEM OF OUTSIDE AIR COOLED DATA CENTER

Dell Products, L.P., Rou...

1. A cooling system for a modular data center (MDC), the cooling system comprising:an air handling unit (AHU) that circulates cooling air through one or more information technology (IT) modules of the MDC;
at least one first air characteristic transducer positioned to sense a first air characteristic value of cooling air directed to the one or more IT modules of the MDC, the value being a selected one of: (i) a temperature value; and (ii) a humidity value of cooling air;
at least one second air characteristic transducer positioned to sense a second air characteristic value of the cooling air, the second air characteristic value being a next one of (i) the temperature value and (ii) the humidity value that is not the first air characteristic value, the temperature value of the cooling air directed to the one or more IT modules of the MDC;
a supplemental heater positioned to transfer supplemental heat to the cooling air before the cooling air reaches the one or more IT modules of the MDC; and
an AHU controller in communication with the at least one first air characteristic transducer and the supplemental heater, and which executes an AHU utility to enable the cooling system to:
determine whether either of the first or the second air characteristic value satisfies a respective first or second air characteristic criterion of a respective one of: (i) a temperature value equal to or greater than a minimum temperature threshold; and (ii) a humidity value equal to or less than a maximum humidity threshold; and
in response to determining that either of the first or the second air characteristic criterion is not satisfied, trigger the supplemental heater to warm the cooling air before the cooling air comes into contact with the one or more IT modules inside of the MDC to (i) provide cooling air above a minimum operating temperature and below the maximum humidity threshold of components within the one or more IT modules and (ii) prevent condensation.

US Pat. No. 10,772,236

HEAT DISSIPATION DEVICE AND METHOD, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. A heat dissipation device, comprising:a heat conducting cover configured to be disposed in an electronic device, the heat conducting cover forming a closed cavity accommodating a heating element of the electronic device, the heat conducting cover comprising a heat conductive shape-memory material, the heat conducting cover configured to deform from a first shape to a second shape after a temperature increases to a first threshold, and configured to restore from the second shape to the first shape after the temperature decreases to a second threshold;
a heat absorbing material filler located within the closed cavity as defined by the heat conducting cover,
wherein, in response to a temperature increase, the heat absorbing material filler is configured to deform structurally, to absorb heat generated by the heating element.

US Pat. No. 10,772,235

HEAT SINK AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

COOLER MASTER TECHNOLOGY ...

10. A heat sink, comprising:a base, having a first surface, a plurality of parallel heated areas concavely formed on the first surface, a protrusion disposed between any two heated areas and protruding in a direction towards the first surface, and each protrusion comprising a first protrusion portion and a second protrusion portion, wherein there is a height difference between the first protrusion portion and the second protrusion portion; and
a plurality of heat pipes, embedded into the heated areas respectively in the lengthwise direction of each heat pipe, and the heat pipes in contact with one another at a top of the second protrusion portion;
wherein the distance between a surface of the first protrusion portion and the first surface of the base in a first direction is smaller than a distance between a surface of the second protrusion portion and the first surface of the base in the first direction.

US Pat. No. 10,772,232

BRACKET DEVICE

KING SLIDE WORKS CO., LTD...

1. A bracket device configured to mount a slide rail assembly to a post, the bracket device comprising:a bracket having a first engagement part;
a hook connected to the bracket of the bracket device and located at a close position relative to the bracket of the bracket device; and
a locking element operatively engaged with the first engagement part of the bracket of the bracket device for abutting against the hook to hold the hook at the close position;
wherein the slide rail assembly comprises an extension element connected to the locking element;
wherein the locking element has a first guiding part, the slide rail assembly further comprises a connection element passing through part of the first guiding part for connecting the locking element to the bracket of the bracket device;
wherein when the locking element is operatively disengaged from the bracket of the bracket device, a supporting feature of the locking element no longer abuts against a first leg of the hook, and the hook is no longer held at the close position relative to the bracket of the bracket device.

US Pat. No. 10,772,225

AUDIO DEVICE

1MORE INC., Shenzhen (CN...

1. An audio device, comprising a housing, a circuit board, a wireless communication, a rotary shell, a contact switch, and a trigger, wherein the circuit board is fixed in the rotary shell, the wireless communication is located on the circuit board and is configured to be communicatively connected with an external device, so as to play music in the external device, the housing is rotatably connected to the rotary shell, the contact switch extends beyond an edge of the circuit board, and the trigger is disposed on the rotary shell, wherein the trigger is a protruding tooth disposed on an inner surface of the rotary shell opposite to the contact switch which is located in the rotary shell, wherein the trigger triggers the contact switch during rotation of the rotary shell with respect to the housing;wherein the rotary shell comprises a rotating sleeve, the rotating sleeve is sleeved in the rotary shell, and the protruding tooth is provided on an inner surface of the rotating sleeve opposite to the contact switch.

US Pat. No. 10,772,215

CONDUCTIVE POLYMERS WITHIN DRILLED HOLES OF PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS

International Business Ma...

1. A computer program product comprising a computer readable storage medium, wherein the computer readable storage medium is not a transitory signal per se, the computer readable storage medium having program instructions embodied therewith, the programs instructions configured, when executed by at least one processor, to cause the at least processor to perform a method comprising:sending a command to apply a triggering condition to a conductive polymer positioned in a drilled hole in a printed circuit board to vertically expand the polymer within the drilled hole such that the expanded polymer creates an electrically conductive path between contact pads located in different layers of the printed circuit board.

US Pat. No. 10,772,211

CARTRIDGE NOZZLE ASSEMBLY AND APPARATUS FOR INJECTING INK

ENJET CO. LTD., Suwon-si...

1. An apparatus for injecting ink to form a pattern by adhering the ink injected from a nozzle onto a substrate, the apparatus comprising:a cartridge nozzle assembly, in a cartridge type, including:
a chamber accommodating the ink so as to seal the ink in the chamber; and
the nozzle for discharging the ink accommodated in the chamber; and
a cartridge nozzle fixing member for replaceably fixing the cartridge nozzle assembly; wherein the cartridge nozzle assembly comprises:
a body including: the chamber forming a space for accommodating the ink in the chamber; and an ink supply path forming a path for supplying ink from an outside of the chamber into the chamber; and
the nozzle including: a nozzle body which is in fluid communication with the chamber and which extends to have a constant tube diameter; and a nozzle tip formed to have a tube diameter tapering toward an end of the nozzle body and configured to discharge the ink; wherein the ink supply path is formed as an ink supply tube inserted into and fixed to a hole communicating between an outer surface of the body and the chamber and formed in a tubular shape to penetrate the chamber and to be spaced apart from a tubular inner surface of the nozzle body.

US Pat. No. 10,772,204

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

MURATA MANUFACTURING CO.,...

1. An electronic device, comprising:a circuit board;
a first element including a first surface and at least a portion of which is joined to a surface of the circuit board; and
a second element including a second surface and at least a portion of which is joined to the surface of the circuit board; wherein
the first element includes a first connection portion including a first recess portion, a third connection portion, a first transmission line portion connecting the first connection portion and the third connection portion to each other, and a plurality of first connection portion side electrodes exposed to the first surface of the first connection portion;
the second element includes a second connection portion and a plurality of second connection portion side electrodes exposed to the second surface of the second connection portion;
the circuit board includes a plurality of first board side electrodes, a plurality of second board side electrodes, and a plurality of electrode connection patterns connecting the plurality of first board side electrodes and the plurality of second board side electrodes to each other;
the plurality of first connection portion side electrodes and the plurality of first board side electrodes are opposed to each other and are each joined with a conductive joining material;
the plurality of second connection portion side electrodes and the plurality of second board side electrodes are opposed to each other and are each joined with a conductive joining material;
the plurality of first connection portion side electrodes and the plurality of first board side electrodes are respectively disposed along the first recess portion in plan view of the circuit board; and
the plurality of first board side electrodes and the plurality of second board side electrodes are respectively disposed at positions opposed to each other in plan view of the circuit board.

US Pat. No. 10,772,199

LOW TRANSMISSION LOSS COPPER FOIL AND METHODS FOR MANUFACTURING THE COPPER FOIL

CHANG CHUN PETROCHEMICAL ...

1. A surface-treated copper foil comprising:an electrodeposited copper foil including a drum side and a deposited side, and
a treatment layer disposed on the drum side providing a surface-treated side,
wherein the treatment layer comprises a nodule layer and wherein the surface-treated side exhibits a material volume (Vm) in the range of 0.10 to less than 1.90 ?m3/?m2.

US Pat. No. 10,772,198

ORGANIC INSULATOR, METAL-CLAD LAMINATE AND WIRING BOARD

KYOCERA CORPORATION, Kyo...

1. An organic insulator, comprising an organic resin phase as a main component,the organic resin phase comprising a weather-resistant stabilizer,
the organic resin phase comprising an inner region and a surface region formed in at least one surface of the inner region,the surface region having a higher content ratio of the weather-resistance stabilizer than the inner region,wherein the organic resin phase comprises a thermosetting resin,
and
wherein the thermosetting resin is a cured material of a resin composition comprising a cyclic olefin copolymer having a crosslinkable functional group in a molecule,
a monomer having at least two ethylenic unsaturated groups in a molecule,
and a peroxide having a benzene ring in a molecule.

US Pat. No. 10,772,191

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD DESIGN FOR HIGH SPEED APPLICATION

MediaTek Inc., Hsinchu (...

1. A printed circuit board, comprising:a substrate having a top surface and a bottom surface;
a plurality of first non-ground nets and a ground net disposed within a specific region on the top surface of the substrate;
a second non-ground net and a split ground net disposed on the bottom surface of the substrate, wherein the second non-ground net is electrically connected to one of the plurality of first non-ground nets through a first via hole in the substrate, and wherein the second non-ground net is isolated from the split ground net by a gap;
an outermost insulating layer on the bottom surface of the substrate and covering the second non-ground net and the split ground net; and
a conductive layer disposed on the outermost insulating layer corresponding to the specific region of the substrate in which the plurality of first non-ground nets and the ground net are arranged, such that the conductive layer overlaps with the plurality of first non-ground nets.

US Pat. No. 10,772,190

HEAT-REMOVAL ASSEMBLIES WITH OPPOSING SPRINGS

APPLE INC., Cupertino, C...

1. An electronic device comprising:a circuit board comprising a first circuit board surface and a second circuit board surface opposite the first circuit board surface;
a heat-generating assembly positioned on the first circuit board surface; and
a heat-removal assembly comprising:
a heat-dissipating subassembly; and
a fastener subassembly comprising:
a first spring comprising a first anchor portion and a first contact portion;
a second spring comprising a second anchor portion and a second contact portion; and
a coupling mechanism that couples the first anchor portion to the second anchor portion via a circuit board through-hole extending through the circuit board between the first circuit board surface and the second circuit board surface, wherein:
the first contact portion exerts a first contact force for forcing a portion of the heat-dissipating subassembly towards a portion of the heat-generating assembly;
the second contact portion exerts a second contact force for forcing a portion of the circuit board towards the heat-dissipating subassembly; and
the second spring exerts a force that is offset from all forces exerted by the first spring.

US Pat. No. 10,772,185

MODULAR BEAM AMPLIFIER

SpaceFab.US, Inc., Lagun...

1. A modular particle beam amplifier, comprising: a distributed direct current (DC) power generator including a plurality of DC generator cells connected in series to each other and a plurality of power taps at different points between the DC generator cells; an ion injector producing a particle beam; and a plurality of amplifier modules in series with each other and coaxial with the particle beam; wherein each amplifier module in the plurality of amplifier modules includes a focus lens and a plurality of amplifier plates; wherein each amplifier plate in the pluralities of amplifier plates pairs with and connects to a power tap in the plurality of power taps of the distributed DC power generator; wherein each amplifier plate in the pluralities of accelerator plurality of amplifier plates includes a hole for the particle beam to pass through; wherein the plurality of DC generator cells is physically arranged in a serpentine arrangement of connected rows with a narrow end gap and a wide end gap between each adjacent row such as to minimize the a physical length of the distributed DC power generator; and wherein the modular particle beam amplifier accelerates a particle beam by means way of an electric field between the amplifier plates in the pluralities of amplifier plates.

US Pat. No. 10,772,184

IGNITION DEVICE

DENSO CORPORATION, Kariy...

1. An ignition device for igniting a mixture of air and fuel gas by plasma to generate an initial flame, comprising:a spark plug having an inner conductor, a cylindrical outer conductor that holds the inner conductor inside, and a dielectric provided between the inner conductor and the outer conductor, and the spark plug configured to emit an electromagnetic wave to a plasma formation space between the inner conductor and the outer conductor to generate a plasma;
an electromagnetic wave power supply that generates the electromagnetic wave and delivers an electromagnetic wave power to the spark plug; and
a power supply control unit that controls the electromagnetic wave power supply, wherein
the electromagnetic wave power supply is configured to generate high frequency power at a number of different frequencies,
the power supply control unit is configured to output at least one of the plurality of high frequency powers generated by the electromagnetic wave power supply as the electromagnetic wave power,
the electromagnetic wave power supply includes multiple oscillators that respectively generate high frequency power at a number of different frequencies, and
the electromagnetic wave power supply has a combiner configured to combine the high frequency power generated by the multiple oscillators, combines a plurality of the high, frequency powers in the combiner, and input it to the spark plug as the electromagnetic wave power.

US Pat. No. 10,772,178

ADAPTIVE LIGHTING AUTOMATION

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Ei...

1. A lighting control system for controlling one or more luminaires of a lighting system to illuminate an environment, the lighting control system comprising:an interface for sending control commands to the luminaires;
an automation component configured to:
automatically control, via the interface, the luminaires according to a set of one or more automation rules stored in a memory accessible by the lighting control system and
a suppression component configured to:
process data pertaining to a user in the environment from at least one data source to monitor activity exhibited by the user in the environment;
detect a condition of increased user stress based on the activity monitoring;
identify at least one of the automation rules as a potential cause of the increased user stress;
suppress or modify the identified automation rule for at least one of the luminaires based thereon; andwherein the data source is a control device arranged to control one or more of the luminaries and wherein said data from the control device is user input provided by the user using the control device.

US Pat. No. 10,772,174

RECALIBRATION OF A TUNABLE LAMP SYSTEM

Lumenetix, LLC, Scotts V...

1. A tunable light module, comprising:a memory storing a color mixing plan;
a lamp of a color;
a light sensor configured to measure a light characteristic of the lamp; and
control circuitry configured to:
drive the lamp to produce a colored light according to the color mixing plan that corresponds to a correlated color temperature (CCT);
cause the light sensor to measure a light characteristic of the lamp;
detect a degradation level by comparing the measured light characteristic against an expected light characteristic stored in the memory, the expected light characteristic being part of the color mixing plan;
adjust a current level for driving the lamp at the CCT by referencing the color mixing plan and an alternative coefficient corresponding to the degradation level; and
in response to determining that the detected degradation level has no pre-computed alternative coefficient saved in the memory, interpolate between alternative coefficients associated with nearby degradation levels proximate to the detected degradation level to derive the alternative coefficient used to adjust the current level,
wherein the color mixing plan specifies a driving condition for the lamp to achieve a color characteristic at a particular operational temperature.

US Pat. No. 10,772,173

SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND DEVICES FOR CONTROLLING ONE OR MORE LED LIGHT FIXTURES

Electronic Theatre Contro...

1. A light fixture comprising:an array of light-emitting diode (“LED”) light sources corresponding to a color channel of the light fixture;
a driver circuit configured to drive the array of LED light sources; and
a controller including a non-transitory computer readable medium and a processing unit, the controller including computer executable instructions stored in the computer readable medium for controlling operation of the light fixture to:
receive a direct drive signal related to a direct drive signal value for the array of LED light sources,
determine an output of a reference light fixture based on the direct drive signal,
determine a value for a color channel drive signal based on the output of the reference light fixture, the value for the color channel drive signal corresponding to a drive value for the color channel that results in an output of the light fixture that matches the output of the reference light fixture, and
provide a control signal to the driver circuit to cause the driver circuit to apply the color channel drive signal having the value to the array of LED light sources.

US Pat. No. 10,772,169

WIRELESS COLOR TUNING FOR CONSTANT-CURRENT DRIVER

Lumileds LLC, San Jose, ...

1. A control apparatus to color tune a light-emitting diode (LED) array, the apparatus comprising:a wireless module to receive a wireless signal from a wireless control-device, the received wireless signal comprising at least one signal of signals including a correlated color temperature (CCT) value and a distance value (Duv) of a temperature of the LED array from a black-body line (BBL), the Duv value being one of a positive metric or a negative metric of a color point from the BBL, the Duv indicating a greenish color, if above the BBL, or a pinkish color, if below the BBL, respectively;
a control unit coupled to the wireless module to translate one or more signals received therefrom, the control unit further coupled to the LED array and to an LED driver, the control unit to receive power for the LED array from the LED driver, the control unit further configured to provide the power to the LED array in a manner based on the translated signals; and
a dimmer emulator coupled to the control unit to provide one or more control signals to the LED driver.

US Pat. No. 10,772,167

WAVEGUIDE FLANGE SYSTEM

1. A waveguide flange system for coupling a first microwave component to a second microwave component, the system comprising:a first waveguide flange attached to the first microwave component, the first waveguide flange having a central waveguide bore;
a second waveguide flange attached to the second microwave component, the second waveguide flange having a central waveguide bore;
a deformable gasket disposed between the first waveguide flange and the second waveguide flange;
a first weldable weld plate extending outward from the first waveguide flange in all directions orthogonal to the waveguide bore;
a second weldable weld plate extending outward from the second waveguide flange in all directions orthogonal to the waveguide bore and oriented parallel to the first weld plate;
a knife edge formed in the first waveguide flange surrounding the waveguide bore on a side facing the gasket and arranged to project towards and engage the gasket; and
a knife edge formed in the second waveguide flange surrounding the waveguide bore on a side facing the gasket and arranged to project towards and engage the gasket,
wherein the first weld plate and the second weld plate are welded to one another to form a vacuum tight seal.

US Pat. No. 10,772,165

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ZONE COOKING ACCORDING TO SPECTROMODAL THEORY IN AN ELECTROMAGNETIC COOKING DEVICE

Whirlpool Corporation, B...

1. A method for controlling a heating distribution of an electromagnetic cooking device comprising:scanning a resonant cavity of the cooking device in which a food load has been placed with a plurality of radio frequency (RF) feeds that are coupled to a plurality of respective high power amplifiers;
based on the scanning, identifying a plurality of resonant frequencies and corresponding phases of the RF feeds;
creating and storing a resonance map in the frequency phase domain;
classifying symmetries in the resonant map;
determining paths defining stirring routes between poles of different symmetries;
determining midpoints in the paths with a maximum unbalance between reflected powers of the plurality of respective high power amplifiers;
classifying the unbalance in terms of power steered to a first side of the food load with respect to power steered to a second side of the food load;
synthesizing a heating strategy for zone cooking using the classified unbalance; and
implementing the heating strategy by causing the plurality of high power amplifiers and RF feeds to introduce electromagnetic radiation at specific frequencies and phases into the cavity, wherein the specific frequencies and phases are selected in accordance with the heating strategy.

US Pat. No. 10,772,161

METHOD FOR CONTROLLING AN INDUCTION COOKING HOB INCLUDING A NUMBER OF INDUCTION COILS

Electrolux Appliances Akt...

1. A method for controlling an induction cooking hob (10) including a number of induction coils (12, 14, 16, 18; 38, 40), wherein a heating process includes a plurality of subsequent fixed time cycles subdivided into one or more flexible time slots (ts), and wherein each induction coil (12, 14, 16, 18; 38, 40) is driven by at least one dedicated induction generator (22, 24, 26, 28), and wherein the method comprises the following steps:setting a requested power (rPj) for each induction coil (12, 14, 16, 18; 38, 40) to be activated by a user,
defining at least one group of one or more induction coils (12, 14, 16, 18; 38, 40), wherein the induction coils (12, 14, 16, 18; 38, 40) of one group have the same requested power (rPj),
determining a number of time slots (Nts) for each time cycle, wherein the number of time slots (Nts) is given by the number of groups of induction coils (12, 14, 16, 18; 38, 40) having the same requested power (rPj),
activating all groups of induction coils (12, 14, 16, 18; 38, 40) to be activated during a first time slot (ts1) at a same current power (cP(1)) for a calculated duration (T(1)), and
activating a part of groups of induction coils (12, 14, 16, 18; 38, 40) to be activated during at least one further time slot (ts2, ts3, ts4) at the same current powers (cP(2), cP(3), cP(4)) in each time slot (ts2, ts3, ts4) for a calculated duration (T(2), T(3), T(4)), if more than one group of induction coils (12, 14, 16, 18; 38, 40) are defined,
so that an average current power (aPj) of each induction coil (12, 14, 16, 18; 38, 40) within the time cycle corresponds with the requested power (rPj) for said induction coil (12, 14, 16, 18; 38, 40).

US Pat. No. 10,772,153

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR TWO-STAGE ACK/DTX DETECTION

CAVIUM, LLC., Santa Clar...

1. A method, comprising:determining a first stage DTX value from bit-domain correlation values;
determining a second stage DTX value from symbol domain correlation values; and
determining a DTX decision based on the first stage DTX value and the second stage DTX value.

US Pat. No. 10,772,151

BEAM MANAGEMENT IN DISCONTINUOUS RECEPTION

Ofinno, LLC, Reston, VA ...

1. A method comprising:receiving, by a wireless device from a base station, one or more messages comprising:
a timer value of a discontinuous reception (DRX) on duration timer for a DRX operation;
radio resources of a plurality of reference signals for a transmission of a layer 1 reference signal received power (L1-RSRP) report; and
a report mask indicating the transmission of the L1-RSRP report is limited to a time period when the DRX on duration timer is running;
transmitting, at a first time, the L1-RSRP report based on the DRX on duration timer running at a predefined time period before the first time, wherein the L1-RSRP report comprises:
a L1-RSRP value; and
a reference signal resource index associated with one of the plurality of reference signals; and
skipping based on the report mask, a configured transmission, at a second time, of the L1-RSRP in response to the DRX on duration timer not running at the predefined time period before the second time.

US Pat. No. 10,772,148

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANAGING PDU SESSION BETWEEN BASE STATION AND CORE NETWORK IN NEXT-GENERATION WIRELESS NETWORK

KT CORPORATION, Gyeonggi...

1. A method for managing a Packet Data Unit (PDU) session by a base station, the method comprising:determining whether a requirement of a quality of service (QoS) flow for a terminal is satisfied;
transmitting, to a core network entity, a PDU session resource notification message indicating that the requirement is not satisfied when the requirement is not satisfied;
receiving one of a PDU session resource modification message for requesting PDU session resource modification and a PDU session resource release message for requesting PDU session resource release from the core network entity; and
performing one of the PDU session resource modification and the PDU session resource release in response to the received one and transmitting a processing result to the core network entity,
wherein the PDU session resource notification message, the PDU session resource modification message, and the PDU session resource release message are transmitted through an New Generation-Application Protocol (NGAP) message.

US Pat. No. 10,772,121

TECHNIQUE FOR TRANSMITTING UPLINK GRANT INFORMATION

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method of transmitting uplink scheduling grant information from a network node to a wireless device in unlicensed spectrum, the method comprising:performing a listen before talk (LBT) process on each of at least one carrier in the unlicensed spectrum;
transmitting the uplink scheduling grant information on one of the at least one carrier in response to a positive result of the LBT process on the one carrier, the uplink scheduling grant information being indicative of an uplink scheduling grant on multiple carriers in the unlicensed spectrum;
determining a metric for a plurality of carriers available in the unlicensed spectrum; and
selecting the multiple carriers based on the metric.

US Pat. No. 10,772,117

METHOD AND USER EQUIPMENT FOR RECEIVING DOWNLINK SIGNAL

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for receiving, by a user equipment (UE), downlink signals, the method comprising:receiving, by the UE, semi-persistent scheduling (SPS) configuration information on N SPS resource configurations, where N is an integer larger than 1;
receiving, by the UE, an SPS command to activate or deactivate each of multiple SPS resource configurations among the N SPS resource configurations;
transmitting, by the UE, SPS status information on the N SPS resource configurations in response to the SPS command; and
performing, by the UE, downlink reception or uplink transmission in an SPS resource corresponding to an SPS resource configuration among activated SPS resource configurations,
wherein the SPS command includes information indicating each of the multiple SPS resource configurations and information indicating whether a corresponding SPS resource configuration is activated or deactivated,
wherein the SPS status information includes information on whether the N SPS resource configurations are active or not in the UE, respectively, and
wherein the SPS status information is transmitted on a first SPS resource of a union of the activated SPS resource configurations.

US Pat. No. 10,772,095

OPTIMIZED UNICAST AND BROADCAST COMMUNICATION IN TSCH PRIMARY AND SECONDARY NETWORKS

1. A method for transmitting unicast messages, the method comprising:determining, by a first node, to transmit a unicast message to a second node;
obtaining, by the first node configured to communicate on a primary time-slotted channel hopping (TSCH) network, a media access control (MAC) address of the second node configured to communicate on the primary TSCH network;
determining whether the first node and the second node are also configured to communicate on a secondary TSCH network; and
in response to determining that the first node and the second node are also configured to communicate on the secondary TSCH network:
offsetting transmission of the unicast message until a second portion of a timeslot for the primary TSCH network;
synchronizing to a channel hopping sequence and frequency of the secondary TSCH network for the second node, and
transmitting, by the first node, the unicast message to the second node on the secondary TSCH network during the second portion of the timeslot.

US Pat. No. 10,768,303

METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING INDIVIDUAL TREES IN AIRBORNE LIDAR DATA AND CORRESPONDING COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT

YaDo Holding B.V., Eindh...

1. A method for identifying individual trees in airborne lidar data, comprising the steps of:a. obtaining lidar data of a group of one or more trees to be separated into individual trees, the lidar data comprising a plurality of lidar data points;
b. define voxels in a regular 3D grid on the basis of the lidar data points;
c. applying an image segmentation algorithm to obtain at least one segment comprising a subset of the 3D voxels;
wherein the following steps are performed if at least two segments are obtained in step c: d. for each of a first segment and a second neighbouring segment of said at least two segments:
I. find the root voxel of said segment, the root voxel being a voxel having the lowest height of the voxels of said segment;
II. find the branch voxels of said segment, wherein a branch voxel is a voxel connected directly or indirectly to the root voxel;
e. merging the first segment and the neighbouring second segment if:
I. the distance between the root voxel of the first segment and the root voxel of the second segment is less than a first threshold; and
II. the distance between the root voxel of the first segment and the closest branch voxel of the second segment is less than a second threshold; and
III. the distance between each of the branch voxels of the first segment and the corresponding closest branch voxels of the second segment is less than a third threshold.

US Pat. No. 10,768,238

INSPECTION METHOD OF ELECTRICAL STORAGE DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI ...

1. An inspection method of an electrical storage device, the inspection method comprising:performing current measurement to acquire a current value after convergence of a current flowing through a circuit formed by connecting an external power source to a charged electrical storage device so that a polarity of a voltage of the external power source is reverse to a polarity of a voltage of the charged electrical storage device, the current measurement being performed after the voltage of the external power source is adjusted so that the current does not flow through the circuit right after the connection; and
performing quality determination to determine quality of the electrical storage device based on the current value after convergence of the current, the current value being acquired by the current measurement, wherein:
a relationship between a circuit resistance of the circuit and a necessary time for convergence of the current in the current measurement is grasped in advance;
resistance measurement to actually measure the circuit resistance of the circuit and prediction to predict a convergence timing of the current based on the actually measured circuit resistance and the relationship are performed; and
in the current measurement, the current value is acquired when the predicted convergence timing comes, and the acquired current value is set as the current value after convergence.

US Pat. No. 10,768,234

METHOD FOR ESTIMATING POWER CONSUMPTION OF MOTOR IN FUEL CELL SYSTEM

HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, S...

1. A method for estimating power consumption of a motor in a fuel cell system, the method comprising steps of:supplying, by a controller, a terminal voltage command for each of multiple phases of the motor to an inverter;
driving, by the controller, switching elements included in the inverter based on the terminal voltage command;
detecting, by a current sensor, a current of each of the multiple phases of the motor depending on a change in the terminal voltage command;
extending, by the controller, a line of a region where the current is linearly changed in a voltage-current graph showing a relationship between the terminal voltage command and the detected current, and determining, by the controller, a voltage value of a point where the line meets a voltage axis of the voltage-current graph to be an error voltage for each of the multiple phases;
generating, by the controller, a compensation terminal voltage for each of the multiple phases of the motor by applying the error voltage to a prediction value of the terminal voltage that is derived in a preset manner during operation of the motor;
calculating, by the controller, power consumption of the motor by using the compensation terminal voltage and a current value obtained by detecting a current that flows in each of the multiple phases of the motor; and
controlling, by the controller, power output from the fuel cell system to be restricted based on the calculated power consumption of the motor.

US Pat. No. 10,765,102

VARIABLE VOLUME FLOW INJECTION NOZZLE

1. An invasive species toxin application system comprising:a boat including a propulsion system for moving the boat along a surface of a body of water in a propulsion direction as directed by a steering wheel;
a tank supported by the boat for holding a toxin;
a nozzle extending perpendicular to the propulsion direction;
nozzle supports extending downward from the boat to hold the nozzle beneath the surface of the body of water at a predetermined depth; and
a pump for delivering the toxin from the tank to the nozzle at a predetermined delivery rate;
wherein the nozzle provides at least one laterally extending opening presenting a variable fluid flow resistance as a function of lateral distance to promote uniform flow rate as a function of lateral distance.

US Pat. No. 10,772,243

DISPLAY SYSTEM

1. An outdoor display mounting apparatus comprising:an upright tower for supporting a display housing adapted to receive an electrically powered and electronically controlled display;
said tower having a tower width, a tower depth and a tower height;
said housing having a housing width, a housing depth and a housing height;
said tower width being less than said housing width and said tower height being greater than said housing height;
said tower width being greater than said tower depth and said housing width being greater than said housing depth;
said tower having a forward surface and a rear surface, and left and right side surfaces interconnecting said forward surface and a rear surface, left and right side edges defining said interconnection;
said surfaces defining a chamber;
said chamber being adapted to contain a computer adapted to control said display;
said chamber being adapted to contain a power supply adapted to power said display;
said computer and power supply creating a heat source;
said rear surface being formed and arranged to define at least one aperture;
closure for said at least one aperture being formed and arranged to define a top vent and a bottom vent;
said rear surface defining a plane;
said top vent and bottom vent being oriented one vertically above the other in the same plane;
said chamber being adapted to contain a fan to move cooling air so as to transmit heat from said computer and power supply exterior to said chamber;
said cooling air traveling on a first path passing generally horizontally after passing through said bottom vent, a second path generally vertically past said heat source, and a third path generally horizontally to exit said top vent;
said computer being located between said top vent and said bottom vent so that said cooling air passes said computer;
said flow direction being substantially limited to said first path, second path and third path and alternative paths being substantially limited;
said display mounting apparatus further comprising a second computer mounted within the tower between the first vent and the second vent; and a second large format display coupled to a mounting arm and receiving signals from the second computer.

US Pat. No. 10,772,234

COOLING DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE SYSTEM

FUJITSU LIMITED, Kawasak...

1. A cooling device comprising:a plurality of coolers, each of which is provided in each of a plurality of electronic devices that are arrayed in a layered shape;
a water-supply pipe that has a plurality of branch pipes and supplies a coolant to the plurality of coolers, each of the branch pipes being coupled with each of the plurality of coolers;
a waste pipe that has a plurality of branch pipes, each of which is coupled with each of the plurality of coolers, the coolant having passed through the plurality of coolers being exhausted to the waste pipe;
a circulation pipe that couples an inlet of the water-supply pipe with an outlet of the waste pipe and has a pump configured to discharge the coolant and a coolant cooler configured to cool the coolant; and
a bypass flow path that is coupled with at least a top edge portion of the water-supply pipe, bypasses the plurality of coolers, and is coupled with the waste pipe.

US Pat. No. 10,772,230

TEST BOARD

SK hynix Inc., Gyeonggi-...

1. A test board comprising:a main board;
a storage device connector positioned at an upper section of the main board and configured to vertically combine the main board and a storage device with each other;
an analysis signal output terminal positioned at the upper section of the main board and configured to output an analysis signal for testing the storage device or communication between the storage device and a host;
a host connector connected to a first side section of the main board and configured to combine the main board and the host with each other; and
a first sub board detachably connected to a second side section of the main board.

US Pat. No. 10,772,227

DISPLAY DEVICE

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

19. A display device comprising:a display panel;
a module cover configured to cover a back surface of the display panel;
an acrylic adhesive member adhered to an edge of a front surface of the module cover facing the display panel and configured to adhere the module cover and the display panel; and
a urethane adhesive member adhered to an inner area of the module cover inside the edge of the front surface and configured to adhere the module cover and the display panel,
wherein an adhesive strength of the urethane adhesive layer is less than that of the acrylic adhesive layer.

US Pat. No. 10,772,221

DISPLAY DEVICE FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE, METHOD FOR PRODUCING A DISPLAY DEVICE FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE

VOLKSWAGEN AKTIENGESELLSC...

1. A display device for a dashboard of a motor vehicle comprising:two or more displays, wherein the two or more displays have display housings and are optically bonded to a respective cover pane; and
a holding frame that connects the two or more displays to each other;
wherein the holding frame has fastening points for the dashboard; and
wherein the display device has at least one compensating element for aligning the two or more displays flush next to each other in the dashboard of the motor vehicle; and wherein the compensating element allows at least linear positioning of the two or more displays relative to each other along an axis, perpendicular to the cover pane.

US Pat. No. 10,772,213

ADHESIVE SUBSTRATE AND METHOD FOR SEPARATING AN OBJECT FROM AN ADHESIVE SUBSTRATE

Shin-Etsu Polymer Co., Lt...

1. A method for physically separating an object from an adhesive substrate, wherein the object is attached to a heat-resistant elastomer layer of the adhesive substrate, comprising the steps of:1) anchoring an upper side of the object by attaching a fixing means; and
2) applying a downward force to a base substrate of the adhesive substrate, thereby causing the heat-resistant elastomer layer to bend, resulting in separation,
wherein the adhesive substrate is repeatedly used, and
the adhesive substrate returns to its original state after the object is separated from the adhesive substrate.

US Pat. No. 10,772,206

BOARD TO BOARD INTERCONNECT

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. A system, comprising:a first printed circuit board (PCB) having a first recess along a first edge of the first PCB, wherein the first recess includes a first solder pad exposed on a first layer of the first PCB and a second solder pad exposed on a second layer of the first PCB; wherein the first solder pad and the second solder pad being vertically and horizontally displaced from one another;
a second PCB having a second recess along a second edge of the second PCB, wherein the second recess is complementary to the first recess, and the second recess includes a third solder pad exposed on a third layer of the second PCB, and a fourth solder pad exposed on a fourth layer of the second PCB; wherein the third solder pad and the fourth solder pad being vertically and horizontally displaced from one another; and
a removable clamp to couple together the first PCB to the second PCB;
wherein:
the first solder pad is electrically coupled to the third solder pad on the third layer of the second PCB by at least a metallized particle interconnect, with the first solder pad aligned with the third solder pad on the third layer of the second PCB;
the second solder pad is electrically coupled to the fourth solder pad on the fourth layer of the second PCB by at least a metallized particle interconnect, with the second solder pad aligned with the fourth solder pad on the fourth layer of the second PCB; and
a z-height of the first PCB, a z-height of the second PCB and a z-height of the first PCB and the second PCB when coupled together are substantially equal.

US Pat. No. 10,772,203

FLAT DATA TRANSMISSION CABLE

ALLTOP ELECTRONICS (SUZHO...

1. A flat data transmission cable, comprising:a plurality of juxtaposed wires, and each wire having a conductor;
a plastic layer enclosing on the wires integrally;
a metallic layer formed by a metal material belt arranged on an outer side of the plastic layer in a spiral winding way;
wherein the metallic layer has at least an aluminum foil layer and a bonding layer arranged on the side of the aluminum foil layer facing to the plastic layer, the metallic layer is bonded to the outer side of the plastic layer by the bonding layer, the metal belt has a width W, in a length direction of the data transmission cable, the metal belt is wound with N rings, the data transmission cable has a length L, and the requirement of L

US Pat. No. 10,772,197

ELECTRONICALLY FUNCTIONAL YARN

Microsoft Technology Lice...

1. An electronically functional yarn, comprising:a core;
a sheath at least partially surrounding the core, the sheath comprising one or more electronically non-functional windings; and
an electronic circuit formed on the core, the circuit including three or more control lines and more than three diode-containing circuit elements controllable by the three or more control lines, each circuit element being controllable via a corresponding set of two of the three or more control lines.

US Pat. No. 10,772,194

CIRCUIT BOARD, CIRCUIT ASSEMBLY, AND CIRCUIT BOARD MANUFACTURING METHOD

AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES...

1. A circuit board for use with an electronic component, the circuit board comprising:a substrate that has an upper surface on which a circuit pattern is formed, and a lower surface to which a plurality of bus bars that are spaced apart are fixed;
a placement through hole that extends through the upper surface and the lower surface and faces a bus bar of the plurality of bus bars and in which the electronic component is placed; and
a terminal conductor foil that is provided on the lower surface of the substrate and which protrudes inward into the placement through hole, the terminal conductor foil being connected to the electronic component through the placement through hole.

US Pat. No. 10,772,192

BOARD-TO-BOARD CONTACTLESS CONNECTORS AND METHODS FOR THE ASSEMBLY THEREOF

KEYSSA SYSTEMS, INC., Ca...

1. A device comprising:a first circuit board comprising a first contactless communications unit (CCU) mounted to a first surface of the first circuit board;
a second circuit board comprising a second CCU mounted to a second surface of the second circuit board, wherein the second circuit board is positioned below the first circuit board such that the first and second surfaces face each other and that a contactless board-to-board connection is established via the first and second CCUs, wherein each of the first and second CCUs comprises:
a printed circuit board;
a silicon die having a first side and a second side, wherein the first side is mounted to the printed circuit board;
a dielectric layer disposed on the second side of the silicon die;
a transducer disposed on the dielectric layer directly above the second side of the silicon die;
a ground plane adjustment layer disposed on or within the dielectric layer, wherein the ground plane adjustment layer defines an effective ground plane for the transducer, and wherein the silicon die is an actual ground plane for the transducer and wherein the effective ground plane is different than the actual ground plane; and
a collimating structure operative as a lens; and
a conduit structure mounted to the first and second circuit boards, wherein the conduit structure comprises a EHF channel for directing contactless signals being communicated between the first and second CCUs.

US Pat. No. 10,772,181

PLASMA GENERATION DEVICE

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A plasma generation device comprising:an electric power supply device configured to supply electric power to multiple electrodes arranged in a reaction chamber;
a processing gas supply device configured to supply a processing gas to the reaction chamber;
a heated gas ejecting device including a heating-use gas supply device configured to supply a heating-use gas, and a heater configured to heat gas supplied by the heating-use gas supply device, and configured to eject heated gas that was heated by the heater towards a processing body that is a target for application by a plasma generated in the reaction chamber by the electric power supply device; and
a control device configured to control operation of the electric power supply device, the heated gas ejecting device, and the processing gas supply device, wherein
the control device is configured to control the operation of the electric power supply device, the heated gas ejecting device, and the processing gas supply device to stop supply of electric power to the electrodes and to stop the heater but continue supply of the processing gas to the reaction chamber and continue supply of the heating-use gas based on a stop instruction, and restart supply of electric power to the electrodes and restart the heater based on a resume instruction.

US Pat. No. 10,772,163

APPARATUS FOR HEATING FLUIDS BY ROTARY MAGNETIC INDUCTION

EVUS, INC., Las Cruces, ...

1. An apparatus for heating fluids by magnetic induction comprising:a pair of interconnected heat exchanger elements configured generally parallel to one another, each formed as a generally closed ring with an internal hollow area, each having an inlet and an outlet configured for internal fluid flow, and each comprising a high electrically and thermally conductive metal surface, wherein the outlet of one of said pair is connected to the inlet of the other of said pair by external flexible tubing;
a rotatable disc for holding a plurality of magnets, wherein said disc is disposed generally parallel to, adjacent to, and between said heat exchanger elements, said disc generally shaped as a circular ring with a first face and an opposing face, said disc comprising a plurality of cavities, each said cavity configured to hold a magnet, said disc including a central hub located in the center of a diameter;
a plurality of magnets disposed in said rotatable disc, said plurality of magnets disposed with alternating polarity in said plurality of cavities, up to one magnet in each cavity, each said magnet disposed to be exposed to both of said first and said opposing faces; and
a frame for holding said heat exchanger elements and said rotatable disc, wherein said frame is configured to allow for adjusting the distance between at least one of said heat exchanger elements or a heat exchanger element and a face of said disc.

US Pat. No. 10,772,160

RAN SERVER, WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM, AND TERMINAL ATTACH METHOD

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

8. A wireless communications system, comprising at least one radio access network (RAN) server, a fifth generation mobile communications technology (5G) core network, and base stations of a plurality of wireless communications standards, whereinthe RAN server is connected to the 5G core network by using an interface, the RAN server is configured to manage the base stations of the plurality of wireless communications standards, and the RAN server comprises a receiver and a transmitter:
the receiver is configured to receive an attach request message that is from a terminal apparatus and forwarded by a first base station, wherein the first base station is one of the base stations of the plurality of wireless communications standards;
the transmitter is configured to send the attach request message to the 5G core network by using the interface;
the receiver is further configured to receive, by using the interface, an attach accept message returned by the 5G core network in response to the attach request message; and
the transmitter is further configured to send the attach accept message to the terminal apparatus by using a second base station, wherein the second base station is one of the base stations of the plurality of wireless communications standards;
the base stations of the plurality of wireless communications standards are configured to forward an attach request message from a terminal apparatus to the RAN server; and
the 5G core network is configured to return, when receiving the attach request message sent by the RAN server, an attach accept message to the RAN server.

US Pat. No. 10,772,154

METHOD FOR GENERATING PROMPT MESSAGE FOR NETWORK CONNECTION CONVERSION, AND NETWORK SYSTEM THEREOF

WISTRON NEWEB CORPORATION...

1. A method for generating a prompt message for network connection conversion, adapted to a LAN including a plurality of APs, and the method operated in a root AP among the plurality of APs, the method comprising:receiving a connection conversion command from a user device, wherein the connection conversion command designates a target AP among the plurality of APs, and the root AP instructing the target AP to issue a lock signal to at least one AP within a subnet for maintaining a connection between the at least one AP and the target AP and disconnect an original connection between the target AP and an originally-connected AP;
obtaining at least one wireless signal strength between the target AP and at least one AP among the plurality of APs for determining at least one connectable AP for the target AP;
obtaining at least one connection rate from the target AP through the at least one connectable AP to the root AP; and
generating a prompt message for connection conversion according to the at least one connection rate;
when the target AP re-connects with any AP of the LAN, the target AP issues a unlock signal to the at least one AP of the subnet, so as to release a lock relationship between the target AP and the at least one AP of the subnet.

US Pat. No. 10,772,144

SWITCHING OF FLOW SEPARATION FOR NEW RADIO IN DUAL CONNECTIVITY

Nokia Technologies Oy, E...

1. A method comprising:receiving, at a user equipment, a message indicating to the user equipment that an access node has been added as a secondary base station to provide dual connectivity to the user equipment, the message further indicating to the user equipment that the secondary base station differentiates one or more non-guaranteed bit rate packet flows delivered via a default bearer;
suspending, at the user equipment and in response to receiving the message, at least one bearer and a corresponding quality of service filter;
removing, at the user equipment and in response to receiving the message, at least one traffic flow template;
switching, by the user equipment and in response to receiving the message, non-guaranteed bit rate packets to the default bearer at the added secondary base station; and
reverting, by the user equipment, to the suspended at least one bearer and the corresponding quality of service filter, in response to the added secondary base station being released as a connection at the user equipment.

US Pat. No. 10,772,143

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING INFORMATION FOR D2D OPERATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for operating a base station (BS) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a wireless device, a message including:
first information informing at least one frequency on which the wireless device wants to transmit a device-to-device (D2D) discovery signal to another wireless device, and
second information informing that the wireless device wants to receive the D2D discovery signal from another wireless device; and
transmitting, to the wireless device, information on a gap in which the wireless device transmits the D2D discovery signal to another wireless device or receives the D2D discovery signal from another wireless device.

US Pat. No. 10,772,140

COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE CONNECTION METHOD, TERMINAL DEVICE, AND SERVER SYSTEM

TENCENT TECHNOLOGY (SHENZ...

1. A communications device connection method applied to a terminal device, the method comprising:acquiring an image identifier of a communications device, sending the image identifier to a server, and receiving characteristic information of at least one dimension for a device type of the communications device, the characteristic information being returned by the server based on the image identifier;
detecting connection information sent by at least one communications device, obtaining a device identifier of the at least one communications device by parsing the connection information, and obtaining to-be-matched characteristic information of at least one dimension for a type of registered at least one communications device from the server based on the device identifier;
comparing the characteristic information of the at least one dimension for the device type of the communications device with the to-be-matched characteristic information of the at least one dimension for the type of the registered at least one communications device, and selecting a target communications device from the at least one communications device based on a comparison result; and
binding to and establishing a communications connection to the target communications device.

US Pat. No. 10,772,137

INTERNET OF THINGS GATEWAY AND OPERATING METHOD OF THE SAME

Grib Co., Ltd, Seoul (KR...

1. An Internet of things (IoT) gateway comprising:a wide area network (WAN) port monitoring portion configured to monitor whether a cable for wired connection with a router has been inserted into a WAN port;
an operating mode determiner configured to determine an operating mode when the cable has not been inserted into the WAN port;
a smart device access portion configured to, when a first mode for operating as a server is determined as the operating mode, be activated and connected to a smart device of a user and acquire access information for a target router from the smart device;
a router access portion configured to, when the access information for the target router is acquired, be activated and wirelessly access the target router using the access information for the target router; and
a service provider configured to, when the router access portion accesses the target router, transfer status messages acquired from one or more IoT devices to the target router, or receive control commands for the one or more IoT devices from the target router and transfer the control commands to the corresponding IoT devices, and
wherein the operating mode determiner determines the first mode as the operating mode and activates the smart device access portion when the access information for the router that the IoT gateway has last accessed is not recorded in the memory, and deactivates the smart device access portion and activates the router access portion when the access information for the target router is acquired, and
the operating mode determiner determines a second mode as the operating mode and activates the router access portion when the access information for the router that the IoT gateway has last accessed is recorded in the memory.

US Pat. No. 10,772,136

BEARER CONTROL METHOD AND SYSTEM

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method, comprising:receiving, by an access network access node, quality of service (QoS) information from a policy and charging rule function, wherein the access network access node is comprised in a network supporting multiple access technologies;
allocating, by the access network access node, an air interface resource to an air interface bearer between a user equipment (UE) and the access network access node, wherein the access network access node is wirelessly connected to the UE, and the air interface bearer is a transmission path between the UE and the access network access node;
identifying, by the access network access node, one or more service data flows of the UE;
allocating, by the access network access node, the one or more service data flows of the UE to the air interface bearer according to the received QoS information;
sending, by the access network access node, a mapping relationship between the one or more service data flows of the UE, the air interface bearer, and the air interface resource to the UE; and
transmitting, by the access network access node, the one or more service data flows of the UE on the air interface bearer.

US Pat. No. 10,772,135

TWO-STEP CONTENTION-BASED RANDOM ACCESS OVER RADIO RESOURCES IN LAA

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A contending radio node configured for attempting contention-based random access over one or more radio resources, the contending radio node comprising:processing circuitry and a memory, the memory containing instructions executable by the processing circuitry whereby the contending radio node is configured to:
obtain a timing advance sequence based on which a timing advance for transmission from the contending radio node to a recipient radio node is derivable, wherein the timing advance sequence is susceptible to contention;
obtain a contention-resolving identity of the contending radio node;
transmit, via radio circuitry, using the same transmission advancement timing, the timing advance sequence and the contention-resolving identity to the recipient radio node on the one or more radio resources;
responsive to said transmitting, receive from the recipient radio node a response signal that indicates a contention-resolving identity as well as a timing advance derived from a timing advance sequence received by the recipient radio node;
resolve the contention in favor of the contending radio node when the contention-resolving identity indicated by the response signal corresponds to the contention-resolving identity that the contending radio node transmitted; and
responsive to resolving the contention in favor of the contending radio node, adjust the transmission advancement timing that governs the timing advancement of transmissions from the contending radio node to the recipient radio node, according to the timing advance indicated by the response signal.

US Pat. No. 10,772,127

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING DATA BURST IN WIRELESS ACCESS SYSTEM SUPPORTING UNLICENSED BAND AND CARRIER AGGREGATION

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for a base station in a wireless access system, the method comprising:selecting a first component carrier (CC) included in a set of CCs, wherein the CCs are configured in an unlicensed band;
performing a first channel access procedure (CAP) on the first CC;
transmitting, based on the first CAP, a first transmission burst on the first CC after the first CC is determined to be idle and after a random number decrements to 0 based on decrementing the random number by 1 for each slot duration related to the first CC determined to be idle, wherein the random number is randomly obtained among a value included in a contention window;
performing a second CAP on a second CC included in the set of CCs for a predetermined time duration immediately before the transmission of the first transmission burst on the first CC, wherein the second CC is different from the first CC; and
transmitting, based on the second CAP, a second transmission burst on the second CC after the second CC is determined to be idle for the predetermined time duration.

US Pat. No. 10,772,124

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING OR RECEIVING SIGNAL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND APPARATUS FOR SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting an uplink signal by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, information indicating one of a contention based transmission scheme or a contention free based transmission scheme; and
transmitting uplink data based on a transmission scheme indicated based on the received information,
wherein based on the indicated transmission scheme being the contention based transmission scheme, the UE transmits, in addition to the uplink data, information for identifying the UE, and the UE prioritizes transmission success of the information for identifying the UE, which is additionally transmitted, over transmission success of the uplink data,
wherein the UE determines that both the transmission of the uplink data and the transmission of the information for identifying the UE have been successfully performed based on an acknowledge (ACK) signal being received,
wherein the UE determines that the transmission of the information for identifying the UE has been successfully performed but the transmission of the uplink data has failed, based on a UE-specific negative ACK (NACK) signal being received, and
wherein the UE determines that both the transmission of the uplink data and the transmission of the information for identifying the UE have failed based on a broadcast NACK signal being received without reception of the ACK signal.

US Pat. No. 10,772,118

METHOD AND USER EQUIPMENT FOR RECEIVING DOWNLINK CONTROL INFORMATION, AND METHOD AND BASE STATION FOR TRANSMITTING DOWNLINK CONTROL INFORMATION

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of receiving downlink control information by a user equipment (UE), the method comprising:receiving, by the UE, first downlink control information for a first physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH) allocated to a first cell;
receiving, by the UE, the first PDSCH via the first cell based on the first downlink control information;
receiving, by the UE, second downlink control information for a first physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) allocated to the first cell; and
transmitting, by the UE, the first PUSCH via the first cell based on the second downlink control information,
wherein the UE is configured with a downlink scheduling cell for the first cell and an uplink scheduling cell for the first cell,
wherein the first downlink control information is received through the downlink scheduling cell for the first cell among a plurality of cells for the UE, and
wherein the second downlink control information is received through the uplink scheduling cell configured separate from the downlink scheduling cell among the plurality of cells.

US Pat. No. 10,772,115

RESOURCE SCHEDULING METHOD AND SERVER

TENCENT TECHNOLOGY (SHENZ...

1. A resource scheduling method, comprising:receiving, by a resource scheduling server, a resource application request sent by a first terminal, the resource application request including a quantity of required resources of the first terminal and a resource priority level (RPL) requested by the first terminal;
determining, by the resource scheduling server, a quantity of initially configured resources of the first terminal according to the quantity of required resources;
performing, by the resource scheduling server, resource scheduling and re-allocation according to a total quantity of available resources in a scheduling domain, quantities of initially configured resources of all terminals in the scheduling domain, and RPLs of all terminals in the scheduling domain, to obtain a quantity of re-configured resources of the first terminal, the first terminal being a terminal in the scheduling domain, including:
obtaining resource usage statuses of all terminals in the scheduling domain, wherein the resource usage statuses each include a busy state where a quantity of allocated resources is less than an actual resource requirement of a terminal and an idle state where the quantity of allocated resources is greater than the actual resource requirement of the terminal;
determining, according to the resource usage statuses, the RPLs, and the quantities of initially configured resources of all terminals in the scheduling domain, a sum of smallest quantities of resources in the busy state required by all terminals in the scheduling domain;
determining a quantity of re-allocatable resources of all terminals in the scheduling domain according to the sum of the smallest quantities of resources in the busy state and the total quantity of available resources in the scheduling domain; and
determining the quantity of re-configured resources of the first terminal according to the quantity of re-allocatable resources of all terminals in the scheduling domain; and
allocating, by the resource scheduling server, one or more resources to the first terminal according to the quantity of re-configured resources of the first terminal.

US Pat. No. 10,772,113

AUTONOMOUS UPLINK TRANSMISSION TECHNIQUES USING SHARED RADIO FREQUENCY SPECTRUM

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication, comprising:contending, at a first transmitting device, for access to a channel of a shared radio frequency spectrum band in accordance with an autonomous uplink configuration which indicates a transmission window available for autonomous uplink transmissions;
determining one or more channel access parameters for use by one or more other transmitting devices different from the first transmitting device based at least in part on a duration of an uplink transmission to be transmitted over the channel of the shared radio frequency spectrum band; and
transmitting the uplink transmission over the channel of the shared radio frequency spectrum band in accordance with the autonomous uplink configuration, wherein the uplink transmission indicates one or more of the channel access parameters for use by the one or more other transmitting devices.

US Pat. No. 10,772,111

INTERFERENCE MANAGEMENT IN WIRELESS NETWORK

Nokia Technologies Oy, E...

1. A method, comprising:detecting, in a network apparatus, presence of a first network and a second network on overlapping frequency bands;
determining a first operating bandwidth of the first network, where the first operating bandwidth comprises a first upper frequency and a different first lower frequency;
determining a second operating bandwidth of the second network, where the second operating bandwidth comprises a second upper frequency and a different second lower frequency;
detecting that the first operating bandwidth and the second operating bandwidth are at least partially different, where the detecting comprises determining that at least one of the first upper frequency is different from the second upper frequency or the first lower frequency is different from the second lower frequency;
in response to detecting that the first operating bandwidth and the second operating bandwidth are at least partially different, causing at least a first access point of the first network to initiate a procedure to change at least one operating bandwidth of a set comprising the first operating bandwidth and the second operating bandwidth so that the operating bandwidths of the first network and the second network are the same after the change.

US Pat. No. 10,772,110

UNIVERSAL CHANNEL RESERVATION SIGNAL FOR MEDIUM SHARING

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication, comprising:detecting, by a wireless communication device of a first radio access technology (RAT), a channel reservation signal of a second RAT in a spectrum shared by the first RAT and the second RAT;
determining, by the wireless communication device based on a repeating waveform sequence of the channel reservation signal, whether the channel reservation signal indicates a first transmission opportunity (TXOP) duration or a second TXOP duration that is different from the first TXOP duration; and
carrying out, by the wireless communication device based on the determining, at least one of:
performing a backoff when the channel reservation signal indicates the first TXOP duration; or
continuing to monitor the spectrum when the channel reservation signal indicates the second TXOP duration.

US Pat. No. 10,772,099

PUNCTURED SOUNDING AND PARTIAL BANDWIDTH FEEDBACK

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of communication in a wireless network, comprising:transmitting, from a transmitting device to a receiving device, a first message that indicates a puncturing pattern that will be used to puncture a punctured sounding message via a wireless channel;
transmitting, from the transmitting device to the receiving device, the punctured sounding message via the wireless channel, wherein the punctured sounding message omits portions of a signal on the wireless channel based on the puncturing pattern;
receiving, from the receiving device, a feedback message that includes feedback information based on non-punctured portions of the punctured sounding message.

US Pat. No. 10,772,098

APPARATUS, SYSTEM AND METHOD OF COMMUNICATING AN ENHANCED DIRECTIONAL MULTI GIGABIT (EDMG) SUPPORT INDICATION

INTEL IP CORPORATION, Sa...

1. An apparatus comprising:memory circuitry; and
a processor comprising logic and circuitry configured to cause a wireless communication station (STA) to:
set an Enhanced Directional Multi Gigabit (DMG) (EDMG) supported field to a predefined value to indicate that the STA is an EDMG STA, which is a DMG STA and which supports EDMG communications, wherein the EMIG supported field comprises a single-bit field and the predefined value is “1”;
transmit a DMG frame comprising a DMG parameters field, the DMG parameters field comprising the EDMG supported field set to the predefined value to indicate that the STA is the EDMG STA; and
communicate an EDMG Physical Layer Protocol Data Unit (PPDU) over a channel in a frequency band above 45 Gigahertz (GHz).

US Pat. No. 10,772,094

IDENTIFICATION OF DOWNLINK MESSAGES USING REPEATED TRANSMISSION

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. A method of operating a base station for communicating a message to one or more terminal devices in a wireless telecommunications system over a radio interface having a radio frame structure comprising a plurality of subframes, wherein the message may be transmitted in accordance with a first transmission scheme using transmission resources in a first number of radio subframes or transmitted in accordance with a second transmission scheme using transmission resources in a second number of radio subframes, wherein the second number is greater than the first number, wherein the one or more terminal devices in the wireless telecommunications system comprise a first set of terminal devices and a second set of terminal devices, and wherein the message is transmitted in accordance with the first transmission scheme or the second transmission scheme in dependence on whether the terminal device to which the message is to be transmitted is a member of the first set of terminal devices or the second set of terminal devices, wherein the first transmission scheme comprises a first number of repetitions and the second transmission scheme comprises a second number of repetitions different from the first number of repetitions.

US Pat. No. 10,768,258

MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING APPARATUS

Canon Medical Systems Cor...

1. A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus, comprisingprocessing circuitry configured to
perform at least one of first data collection and second data collection, wherein the first data collection collects a plurality of first data by collecting data of an imaging region of a subject at a plurality of different times with predetermined time intervals after a tag pulse is applied to fluid flowing into the imaging region, and the second data collection collects a plurality of second data by collecting data of the imaging region at a plurality of different times with the predetermined time intervals by differing at least one of application or non-application of the tag pulse and a position of the applying in the first data collection; and
generate a plurality of first images respectively corresponding to a plurality of particular times of the plurality of different times from at least one of the first and second data collected at the particular times by performing phase correction for the at least one of the first and second data collected at the particular times, using phase data included in the first or second data, wherein the phase data is data collected at a timing when a longitudinal magnetization of the fluid is a positive value, and collected at a time other than the particular times.

US Pat. No. 10,772,249

METHOD, SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR PROVIDING AND CHANGING INFORMATION RELATED TO AN SMT JOB

Mycronic AB, Taby (SE)

1. A method for changing operator information in a Surface Mount Technology (SMT) system comprising an SMT information database and a SMT pick and place machine, the method comprising:providing a carrier, the carrier being a bin, basket, or trolley configured to carry a plurality of bin load units or component tape reels, wherein said carrier includes a display device, the display device configured to dynamically change information displayed by the display device;
receiving, at the carrier via a network, input data related to said carrier and an ongoing and upcoming SMT job;
displaying display data on said display device based on said received input data; and
activating at least one input device to cause a change of the display data displayed on said display device, wherein
the at least one input device is a pressure-sensitive button that is comprised in the carrier, or
the at least one input device is part of the display device, and is further configured to respond to external pressure applied to a surface of the display device.

US Pat. No. 10,772,240

DATA CENTRE COOLING SYSTEM

BRIPCO BVBA, Antwerp (BE...

1. An indirect air cooler for cooling a data centre, wherein the indirect air cooler defines:i) an internal air flow path configured to receive interior air from an interior of the data centre and to return the interior air to the interior of the data centre, and
ii) an external air flow path configured to receive external air from an exterior of the data centre and to return the external air to the exterior of the data centre,
wherein the indirect air cooler comprises a plurality heat tube heat exchangers for exchanging heat between the interior air and the exterior air, wherein at least one of the plurality of heat tube heat exchangers is removable, and wherein the indirect air cooler comprises a baffle configured to maintain separation between the internal air flow path and the external air flow path when the at least one removable heat tube heat exchanger is removed from the indirect air cooler.

US Pat. No. 10,772,239

MANUFACTURED DATA CENTER

LEX INDUSTRIES LTD., Edm...

1. A self-contained manufactured data center (MDC) comprising a plurality of white space modules:(a) one or more of the white space modules for receiving heat-producing equipment;
(b) a power centre incorporating selected electrical equipment and infrastructure integral to each of the respective white space modules with optional corridor access for supporting the heat-producing equipment installed in the one or more white space modules; and
(c) a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system for cooling the heat producing equipment installed in the one or more white space modules, wherein the foregoing are all contained within the MDC and disposed laterally so as to minimize the vertical profile of the MDC.

US Pat. No. 10,772,226

WATERPROOF COVER

OTIS ELEVATOR COMPANY, F...

1. An additional cover for providing a cabinet with protection from fluidic ingress, the additional cover comprising:first and second portions having first and second main sections, respectively, and first and second flanges, respectively; and
first and second sidewalls extending between corresponding sidelong edges of at least the first and second main sections,
the first and second portions and the first and second sidewalls being arranged to define a flow passage with an inlet at an upper end thereof and an outlet at a lower end thereof,
the first and second flanges being provided at the inlet and outlet, respectively, to prevent fluid flow through the flow passage,
wherein:
respective upper edges of the first and second portions and the first and second sidewalls form the inlet and the first flange extends from the upper edge of the first portion and forms an acute angle with the first portion at the inlet, and
a lower edge of the second portion terminates above a lower edge of the first portion, the second flange extends from the lower edge of the second portion and forms an obtuse angle with the second portion above the outlet, and respective lower edges of the first portion, the second flange and the first and second sidewalls form the outlet.

US Pat. No. 10,772,222

OUTDOOR CABINET AND TOP STRUCTURE THEREOF

SUNGROW POWER SUPPLY CO.,...

1. A top structure of an outdoor cabinet, comprising top beams, wherein each of the top beams is a bending plate, the number of the top beams is at least two, and one of every two connected top beams is provided with a first locating breach and the other is provided with a first protruding portion in a location fit with the first locating breach; and the top structure of the outdoor cabinet further comprises a hoisting member fixed on the top beam and configured to hoist the top structure of the outdoor cabinet, wherein the hoisting member is a corner piece, the corner piece has a cavity, an outer wall of the corner piece is provided with at least two through holes, and the through holes are in communication with the cavity.

US Pat. No. 10,772,219

COPPER FOIL WITH CARRIER, COPPER FOIL WITH RESIN AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING PRINTED WIRING BOARD

1. A copper foil comprising:a carrier comprising at least one resin selected from polyethylene naphthalate resins, polyethersulfone resins, polyimide resins, and polyphenylene sulfide resins;
a silicon layer provided on the carrier;
a carbon layer provided on the silicon layer; and
a copper layer provided on the carbon layer, the copper layer having an arithmetic average roughness Ra of 1.0 to 50 nm measured according to JIS B 0601-2001.

US Pat. No. 10,772,210

SOLUTION PROPERTY SENSOR

National Sun Yat-sen Univ...

1. A solution property sensor, comprising:a substrate having a front surface and a back surface, wherein the substrate defines a temperature sensing region, an electrical conductivity sensing region, a pH value sensing region, and an electrical signal output region, wherein the substrate includes:
a plurality of conductive patterns disposed on the front surface or the back surface of the substrate, wherein the conductive patterns are electrically isolated with each other and include two temperature conductive wires, at least two electrical conductivity conductive wires, a pH value conductive wire, and a reference electrode conductive wire, wherein the conductive patterns further comprises a pH value conductive pattern electrically connected to the pH value conductive wire and disposed on the front surface or the back surface of the substrate; and
a plurality of electrical connection pins disposed on the electrical signal output region and electrically connected to the conductive patterns, respectively;
a temperature sensing element disposed on the temperature sensing region and electrically connected to the two temperature conductive wires;
an electrical conductivity sensing element disposed on the electrical conductivity sensing region and electrically connected to the at least two electrical conductivity conductive wires;
a pH value sensing element disposed on the pH value sensing region and electrically connected to the pH value conductive wire, wherein a material of the pH value sensing element includes indium tin oxide, and the pH value sensing element has a sensing surface formed of indium tin oxide and configured to sense a pH value of a solution, wherein the pH value sensing element is a rectangular plate member, wherein the pH value sensing element is electrically connected to the pH value conductive pattern, wherein a width of the pH value conductive pattern is substantially a width of the rectangular plate member, and a length of the pH value conductive pattern is 10% to 50% of a length of the rectangular plate; and
a reference electrode disposed on the substrate and electrically connected to the reference electrode conductive wire.

US Pat. No. 10,772,208

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD PACKAGE AND DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME

SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD....

1. A display device comprising:a display panel;
a printed circuit board (PCB) connected to the display panel and including an insulating base;
a pressure sensor disposed to overlap with the display panel;
a fingerprint sensor disposed to overlap with the display panel and spaced apart, on a first side in a first direction, from the pressure sensor; and
a dummy structure on the insulating base, which is disposed between the pressure sensor and the fingerprint sensor,
wherein a first distance from the pressure sensor to a first edge of the insulating base adjacent to the fingerprint sensor is greater than a second distance from the pressure sensor to a second edge of the insulating base opposite the fingerprint sensor.

US Pat. No. 10,772,187

ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

NEC CORPORATION, Minato-...

1. Electronic equipment comprising:a circuit board on which a heating element is mounted;
a first housing mounted on a first main surface of the circuit board in such a way that the heating element and a coolant are sealed with respect to the first main surface;
a deformation suppressing portion which suppresses deformation of the circuit board; and
a second housing mounted on a second main surface of the circuit board, the second main surface being on a side opposite to the first main surface in such a way that at least an area associated with a mounting area of the heating element is included on the second main surface, and the coolant is sealed with respect to the first housing via the circuit board, wherein
the deformation suppressing portion is a connection portion which connects a first space formed between the first main surface and the first housing, and a second space formed between the second main surface and the second housing in such a way that the coolant is allowed to flow between the first space and the second space.

US Pat. No. 10,772,183

DISABLING PLASMA ARC TORCHES AND RELATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS

Hypertherm, Inc., Hanove...

1. A plasma arc torch for a plasma cutting system, the plasma arc torch comprising:a torch grip;
an operator interface switch connected to a plasma control circuit: i) configured to control a current from the plasma cutting system through the plasma arc torch to one or more consumables disposed at a distal end of the torch grip and ii) configured to initiate generation of a plasma arc from a tip of the torch;
a cap sense switch disposed within the torch grip connected to the plasma control circuit and configured to detect a presence of one or more of the consumables, the cap sense switch further configured to open or close the plasma control circuit in accordance with the detection of the presence of the one or more consumables; and
a torch disable switch separate from the operator interface switch disposed on the torch grip and connected to the plasma control circuit, the torch disable switch including:
a plasma control circuit disconnect configured to selectively connect or disconnect the plasma control circuit to prevent current flow, including pilot current, to the one or more consumables, and
a user interface connected to the plasma control circuit disconnect, the user interface configured to operatively connect or disconnect the plasma control circuit with the plasma control circuit disconnect in response to an operator input.

US Pat. No. 10,772,180

STATE RETENTION LOAD CONTROL SYSTEM

Lutron Technology Company...

1. A load control system, comprising:a first control device that is configured to be connected to a first alternating current (AC) circuit, wherein the first control device is configured to control an amount of power provided from the first AC circuit to a first electrical load;
a second control device that is configured to be connected to a second AC circuit, wherein the second control device is configured to control an amount of power provided from the second AC circuit to a second electrical load; and
a hub device, comprising:
a communication circuit, wherein the communication circuit is configured to send and receive messages from the first control device; and
a control circuit configured to:
determine, based on contents of a first message, that the first control device that is configured to be connected to the first AC circuit has experienced a power removal event due to a loss of power from the first AC circuit;
send, via the communication circuit, a query message to the second control device that is configured to be connected to the second AC circuit;
determine, based on contents of a second message received from the second control device in response to the query message, that the second control device has experienced a power removal event due to a loss of power from the second AC circuit;
determine, based on the loss of power at the first control device from the first AC circuit and the loss of power at the second control device from the second AC circuit, that the power removal event experienced by the first control device is a system power removal event; and
in response to the determination that the first control device experienced the system power removal event, send, via the communication circuit, a first power removal event indication to the first control device that indicates that the power removal event experienced by the first control device is the system power removal event,
wherein the first control device is configured to, in response to receiving the first power removal event indication, adjust a power state of the first control device to a prior power state, wherein the prior power state of the first control device is the power state of the first control device prior to the first control device experiencing the system power removal event.

US Pat. No. 10,772,175

LIGHTING APPARATUS

XIAMEN ECO LIGHTING CO. L...

1. A lighting apparatus, comprising:a first light source for emitting a first light with a first optical parameter;a second light source for emitting a second light with a second optical parameter;a current source for generating a driving current;
a pulse width modulation (PWM) circuit for generating a PWM signal;
a switch circuit for guiding the driving current to either the first light source or the second light source by reference to the PWM signal so as by mixing the first light of the first optical parameter and the second light of the second optical parameter to obtain a desired mixed output light of a mixed optical parameter, wherein switch circuit comprises:
a first switch unit connected in series with the first light source forming a first light path, a control pate of the first switch unit receiving the PWM signal;
a second switch unit connected in series with the second light source forming a second light path, the second light path being connected with the first light path in parallel; and
a one-way conductive unit with a first terminal connected to a control pate of the second switch unit and a first output terminal of the current source, a second terminal of the one-way conductive unit being connected between the first switch unit and the first light source; wherein the switch circuit further comprises:
a first voltage divider comprising a first voltage divider resistor and a second divider resistor connected with the first light path in parallel, wherein the control gate of the first switch unit is connected between the first voltage divider resistor and the second voltage divider resistor;
a second voltage divider comprising a fourth voltage divider resistor and a fifth voltage divider resistor and being connected with the second light path in parallel, wherein the control gate of the second switch unit is connected between the fourth voltage divider resistor and the fifth voltage divider resistor; and
a third voltage divider comprising a third voltage divider resistor, the third voltage divider resistor being connected between a second terminal of the one-way conductor and a second output terminal of the current source.

US Pat. No. 10,772,172

SYSTEM AND METHOD OF ILLUMINATING LIVESTOCK

SIGNIFY NORTH AMERICA COR...

1. A method of stimulating a biological response in a swine, the method comprising:supplying a first light from a lighting source, the first light having a first color characteristic, on a swine for a first predetermined time; and
changing the first light to a second light having a second color characteristic that promotes a predetermined biological response in the swine for a second predetermined period;
wherein the second predetermined period is less than the first predetermined period.

US Pat. No. 10,772,170

TRIAC DIMMER DETECTION CIRCUIT, CHIP AND METHOD, AND LED DRIVING CHIP AND SYSTEM

SHANGHAI BRIGHT POWER SEM...

1. A dimmer detection circuit comprising:a sampling unit, coupled to output of a rectifier and configured to output a signal representing a bus voltage;
a first comparator coupled to the sampling unit and configured to receive a first reference voltage and the signal, and generate a first processing signal;
a second comparator coupled to the sampling unit and configured to receive a second reference voltage and the signal, and generate a second processing signal; and
a control unit configured to receive the first processing signal and the second processing signal to detect the slope of the bus voltage change from the first reference voltage to the second reference voltage; wherein
the control unit outputs a dimmer detection result which indicates a leading edge phase cut or a trailing edge phase cut dimmer is present or neither by detects falling edge or rising edge of the first processing signal and the second processing signal.

US Pat. No. 10,772,168

LED DRIVING CIRCUIT AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF

1. A Light Emitting Diode (LED) driving circuit, comprising a rectifying circuit (40), a filter circuit (20), a current-limiting circuit (10), a detection and control circuit (30) and an LED lamp string, wherein, the rectifying circuit (40) is connected with an alternating-current power source, a negative pole of the rectifying circuit (40) is connected with a second end of the filter circuit (20) and a second end of the detection and control circuit (30); an input end of the current-limiting circuit (10) is connected with a positive pole of the rectifying circuit (40), a first output end of the current-limiting circuit (10) is connected with a positive pole of the LED lamp string and an input end of the filter circuit (20), and a second output end of the current-limiting circuit (10) is connected with a third end of the detection and control circuit (30); a negative pole of the LED lamp string is connected with an input end of the detection and control circuit (30);wherein the detection and control circuit (30) detects a voltage V3 in the negative pole of the LED lamp string, and the voltage V3 is referred to as a first detection voltage; when the first detection voltage V3 is smaller than a third set voltage V33, a first output current I2 flowing out of the first output end of the current-limiting circuit (10) is a first constant current I21, the first constant current I21 supplies a charge current of the filter circuit (20) and a current I3 of the LED lamp string, the current I3 flowing through the LED lamp string is controlled by the detection and control circuit (30), no current is output from the second output end of the current-limiting circuit (10), and a second output current I5 is zero; when the first detection voltage V3 is greater than or equal to the third set voltage V33 and smaller than a fourth set voltage V34, the first output current I2 of the current-limiting circuit (10) is reduced with the increase of the first detection voltage V3, and at the same time, the second output current I5 flowing from the current-limiting circuit (10) to the detection and control circuit (30) is increased with the increase of the first detection voltage V3; when the first detection voltage V3 is greater than or equal to the fourth set voltage V34, the first output current I2 of the current-limiting circuit (10) remains as a second constant current I22, and the second output current I5 of the current-limiting circuit (10) remains as a third constant current I51; at this time, the second constant current I22 is a minimum current flowing from the current-limiting circuit (10) to the LED lamp string and the filter circuit (20), and the third constant current I51 is a maximum current flowing from the current-limiting circuit to the detection and control circuit (30).

US Pat. No. 10,772,164

HOB COMPRISING HEATING ZONE ILLUMINATION MEANS

Electrolux Appliances Akt...

16. A hob comprising:a transparent or semi-transparent hob plate, a plurality of heating elements arranged below said hob plate and configured to provide a plurality of variable heating zones having different shapes and sizes based on either a user selection or a pot-detection system detecting an arrangement of cookware on an upper side of the hob plate, a plurality of light boxes also arranged below said hob plate in an array that encompasses said plurality of variable heating zones, and a controller;
each said light box having non-transparent and light-reflective or -diffusive interior walls that define an interior space of the light box, an LED for generating light that permeates said interior space, said interior space being in light communication with a bottom side of said hob plate through an opening of said light box so that light from said interior space is visible from said upper side of said hob plate, a diffuser disposed adjacent said opening to diffuse light exiting said interior space toward said bottom side of said hob plate, said LED being positioned so that it is not in direct line-of-sight with said opening;
said bottom side of said hob comprising a printed or coated layer that defines one or more light transmission slots in the hob layer to confine light emitted from the array of light boxes to defined apertures;
said controller being operatively connected to and configured to selectively operate said array of light boxes in order to generate variable light markings visible from said upper side of said hob that indicate the size and shape of active heating zones;
said upper side of said hob plate being devoid of fixed markings to indicate heating zones.

US Pat. No. 10,772,162

RADIO FREQUENCY HEATING OF PETROLEUM ORE BY PARTICLE SUSCEPTORS

HARRIS CORPORATION, Melb...

1. A method for heating a petroleum ore comprising:(a) providing a mixture of about 10% to about 99% by volume of the petroleum ore and about 1% to about 50% by volume of a composition comprising isoimpedance magnetodielectric material susceptor particles, the isoimpedance magnetodielectric material susceptor particles having an electrical conductivity greater than 1×107 S/m at 20° C.;
(b) applying radio frequency (RF) energy to the mixture at a power and frequency sufficient to heat the isoimpedance magnetodielectric material susceptor particles; and
(c) continuing to apply the RF energy for a sufficient time to allow the isoimpedance magnetodielectric material susceptor particles to heat the mixture to an average temperature greater than about 212° F. (100° C.).

US Pat. No. 10,772,157

METHOD FOR PERFORMING RELAY COMMUNICATION AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE THEREOF

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. An electronic device, comprising:a first communication circuit configured to establish a communication connection, using a first network;
a second communication circuit configured to establish a communication connection, using a second network;
one or more security modules connected to the second communication circuit; and
one or more processors connected to the first communication circuit and the second communication circuit,
wherein the one or more processors are configured to:
receive near field communication (NFC) control data and transaction data for an NFC service from an external electronic device through the first communication circuit,
acquire an application identifier (AID) from the transaction data for the NFC service,
determine a security module corresponding to the AID from the one or more security modules,
transmit the NFC control data and the transaction data for the NFC service to the security module corresponding to the AID from the one or more security modules through the second communication circuit, and
transmit a response signal received from the security module corresponding to the AID from the one or more security modules to the external electronic device through the first communication circuit.

US Pat. No. 10,772,150

METHOD AND APPARATUS OF MANAGING STORED SYSTEM INFORMATION USING VALIDLY TIMER WHEN APPLYING DISCONTINUOUS RECEPTION MODE IN MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for acquiring system information by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, system information including a system information value tag;
verifying whether stored system information remains valid by checking the system information value tag; and
determining the stored system information to be invalid after a specific time from a moment that the stored system information was confirmed as valid,
wherein the specific time is determined based on whether validity time information associated with a system information validity timer is included in the system information.

US Pat. No. 10,772,146

MULTI-CONNECTIVITY COMMUNICATION METHOD, DEVICE, AND TERMINAL

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A multi-connectivity communication method, comprising:receiving, by a terminal, via different logical channels of an air interface between a secondary base station and the terminal, radio resource control (RRC) messages from the secondary base station, wherein the RRC messages comprise a first RRC message generated by an RRC entity of a master base station and a second RRC message generated by an RRC entity of the secondary base station; and
identifying, by the terminal, based on the different logical channels, the first RRC message and the second RRC message, the master base station and the secondary base station using different radio access technologies; and further comprising:
receiving, by the terminal, configuration information of a first signaling radio bearer (SRB) from the secondary base station;
receiving, by the terminal, configuration information of a second SRB from the secondary base station, wherein receiving the RRC messages from the secondary base station comprises:
receiving the first RRC message from the secondary base station using the first SRB; and
receiving the second RRC message from the secondary base station using the second SRB.

US Pat. No. 10,772,145

AUTONOMOUS FORMATION FOR BACKHAUL NETWORKS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication at a first relay, comprising:establishing a first connection to a first data network (DN) via a wireless link with a network node;
receiving, from a second relay, a packet data unit (PDU) session request;
forwarding the PDU session request to a network management function;
identifying, based at least in part on the PDU session request, a DN address for the second relay via a wireless link with a second network node, wherein identifying the DN address further comprises receiving, from the network management function, a DN address prefix, determining the DN address for the second relay based at least in part on the DN address prefix, and transmitting the DN address to the second relay;
establishing a second connection to a second DN for the second relay; and
connecting the second relay to the first DN by routing data from the first DN to the second relay via the second DN based at least in part on the identified DN address.

US Pat. No. 10,772,142

WIRELESS CONNECTION TO PERIPHERAL DEVICE BASED ON ADVERTISEMENT CADENCE

Medtronic, Inc., Minneap...

1. A method comprising:receiving, by an application executing on an operating system executing on processing circuitry of an external computing device, an object handle for establishing a wireless connection to a peripheral device of a plurality of peripheral devices, wherein the operating system creates the object handle to identify the peripheral device from other peripheral devices of the plurality of peripheral devices;
determining, by the application and based on the object handle, an advertisement cadence for the peripheral device, wherein the advertisement cadence comprises periods of time wherein the peripheral device is discoverable interleaved with periods of time wherein the peripheral device is non-discoverable; and
at a time determined based on the advertisement cadence, issuing, by the application and using the object handle, a request to the operating system to establish the wireless connection to the peripheral device, such that the operating system establishes the wireless connection to the peripheral device during one of the periods of time wherein the peripheral device is discoverable.

US Pat. No. 10,772,141

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PEER-TO-PEER WIRELESS COMMUNICATION

The Chinese University of...

1. A method, comprising:transmitting, by a first device to a server, a request to initiate an offline interaction with a second device, the offline interaction not hosted by the server, the request including credential information of a first party associated with the first device;
receiving, by the first device from the server, a pairing code and a first handshake code, the pairing code for authenticating the second device and the first handshake code for authorizing a second party associated with the second device to engage in the offline interaction with the first party, the pairing code and the first handshake code being provided to the first device after the server authenticates the first party using the credential information;
transmitting, by the first device, at least a first portion of the pairing code in a first broadcast message that is capable of being detected by the second device;
receiving, by the first device from the second device, a second broadcast message;
authenticating, by the first device, the second device based on at least a second portion of the pairing code in the second broadcast message;
responsive to authenticating the second device, establishing, by the first device, a wireless peer-to-peer communication channel with the second device;
receiving, by the first device from the second device, a second handshake code via the wireless peer-to-peer communication channel;
authorizing, by the first device, the second party to engage in the offline interaction with the first party based on a relationship between the first handshake code and the second handshake code; and
responsive to authorizing the second party, performing, by the first device, one or more actions to facilitate the offline interaction.

US Pat. No. 10,772,134

METHOD OF TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING SIGNAL AND APPARATUS SUPPORTING THE SAME IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for communicating by an integrated access and backhaul (IAB) node in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from an upper node, configuration information including a periodicity of a random access of a user equipment (UE);
receiving, from the upper node, time resource information related to the random access of the IAB node; and
performing the random access for the upper node based on the periodicity and the time resource information,
wherein the time resource information indicates a weight for the random access of the IAB node, and
wherein the weight satisfies 2 n, and n is an integer value greater than or equal to 0.

US Pat. No. 10,772,131

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR RANDOM ACCESS IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM USING BEAMFORMING

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for operating a terminal in a wireless environment, the method comprising:receiving, from a base station (BS), one or more set of one or more synchronization signal with one or more broadcast signal transmitted via one or more downlink (DL) transmit (Tx) beam;
receiving, from the BS, configuration information indicating a first configured number of at least one set of at least one synchronization signal with at least one broadcast signal transmitted via at least one DL Tx beam mapped to each random access channel (RACH) opportunity, wherein the configuration information further indicates a second configured number of RACH sequences for each DL Tx beam;
determining a RACH opportunity corresponding to a set of a synchronization signal with a broadcast signal transmitted via a DL Tx beam from among the one or more set based on the configuration information; and
transmitting, to the BS, a RACH sequence through the determined RACH opportunity.

US Pat. No. 10,772,130

RANDOM ACCESS PROCEDURE FOR DETERMINING UPLINK TRANSMISSION CAPABILITY

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

8. A random access apparatus, comprising:a memory storing instructions; and
a processor coupled to the memory to execute the instructions to:
receive information about a plurality of random access resource groups from a network device, wherein the plurality of random access resource groups are in one-to-one correspondence with a plurality of different combinations, and each of the plurality of different combinations comprises a uplink transmission capability and a coverage level, the uplink transmission capability comprising a carrier support capability and an uplink subcarrier transmission bandwidth, the carrier support capability indicating whether multi-carrier transmission is supported, and the coverage level indicating channel transmission conditions;
determine, from the plurality of random access resource groups, based on an uplink transmission capability of the apparatus, the coverage level of apparatus, and the information about the plurality of random access resource groups, a target random access resource group that matches the transmission capability of the apparatus; and
send a random access request to the network device by using a random access resource in the target random access resource group, wherein the random access request is used to request to access the network device; and, wherein
the uplink transmission capability of the apparatus indicates that the apparatus is capable of supporting multi-carrier transmission, and the receiving unit is further configured to:
receive scheduling information from the network device, wherein the scheduling information is used to instruct the apparatus to perform single-carrier transmission, and the single-carrier transmission is triggered by the network when a current uplink resource is insufficient for the apparatus to perform multi-carrier transmission.

US Pat. No. 10,772,129

METHOD AND APPARATUSES FOR CONTROLLING COMMUNICATIONS DEPENDING ON DETECTED RADAR SIGNALS

British Telecommuncations...

1. A method of controlling wireless communication between a first wireless access point and one or more user devices, the first wireless access point having a wireless communication interface for wireless communication with the one or more user devices using one or more wireless communication channels in a predetermined frequency range, the first wireless access point being configured to communicate with one or more other wireless access points, the first wireless access point and the one or more other wireless access points each having a radar detector operable to detect possible radar signals received by the access point within the predetermined frequency range and each being configured to provide information indicative of whether or not possible radar signals have been detected within the predetermined frequency range, the method comprising:the first wireless access point receiving communications relating to information provided by the one or more other wireless access points, and starting or stopping the wireless communication with the one or more user devices using a wireless communication channel in the predetermined frequency range in dependence on information indicative of whether or not possible radar signals have been detected within the predetermined frequency range by the first wireless access point and on information provided by the one or more other wireless access points indicative of whether or not possible radar signals have been detected within the predetermined frequency range by the one or more other wireless access points,
wherein the starting or stopping of the wireless communication between the first wireless access point and the one or more user devices is in response to detection by the first wireless access point of one or more possible radar signals within the predetermined frequency range, the wireless communication being started or stopped in dependence on a detection threshold, the detection threshold itself being updated in dependence on the information provided by the one or more other wireless access points indicative of whether or not possible radar signals have been detected within the predetermined frequency range by the one or more other wireless access points.

US Pat. No. 10,772,128

METHODS, SYSTEMS AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCTS FOR SLOTTED-ALOHA COLLISION IMPROVEMENT BY POPULATION DENSITY TIMESLOT SELECTION PER RADIO FREQUENCY PROPAGATION PATHLOSS

Sensus Spectrum, LLC, Mo...

1. A method for determining a transmission timeslot at an endpoint in a communications network implementing a modified slotted ALOHA protocol, the method comprising:receiving an ALOHA message having a received downlink strength at an endpoint;
determining an uplink strength for the endpoint based on information in the received ALOHA message; and
allocating a timeslot for uplink transmission from the endpoint based on the determined uplink strength,
wherein the communications network implementing a modified slotted ALOHA protocol includes a plurality of timeslots; and
wherein a spacing between each of the plurality of timeslots is from about 5 to about 30 dB and wherein each of the plurality of timeslots has a duration from about 30 seconds to about 1 minute.

US Pat. No. 10,772,125

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR A SPATIAL LISTEN-BEFORE-TALK PROTOCOL

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication at a transmitting network device in a listen-before-talk (LBT) session, comprising:determining multiple input multiple output (MIMO) configuration information for the transmitting network device, wherein the determining comprises determining for the LBT session at least: whether the MIMO configuration information is available; and
if the MIMO configuration information is available, at least one of: a MIMO rank, a number of transmit antennas, a number of receive antennas, a transmit beamforming (TxBF) matrix, or a receive beamforming (RxBF) matrix;
performing a contention-based access protocol procedure to determine whether a wireless transmission channel is clear for transmitting data to a target network device, based on the determined MIMO configuration information, wherein performing the contention-based access protocol procedure comprises adaptive performing of a spatial LBT procedure, based on the MIMO configuration information; and
transmitting a broadcast message, prior to transmitting data to the target network device, the broadcast message including at least part of the MIMO configuration information, when the contention-based access protocol procedure indicates that the wireless transmission channel is clear.

US Pat. No. 10,772,122

METHOD FOR RANDOM ACCESS IN IDLE STATE AND DEVICE

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A method for random access in an idle state, the method comprising:processing, by user equipment (UE), to-be-sent data, including generating a buffer status report (BSR) for indicating a volume of to-be-sent data of the UE, and equipment priority information for indicating a scheduling priority of the UE;
sending, by the UE, a random access preamble to an evolved NodeB (eNB), and receiving a random access response message sent by the eNB according to the random access preamble, wherein the random access response message carries first uplink grant information;
sending, by the UE, a first message to the eNB according to the first uplink grant information, wherein the first message comprises R bits, and wherein the first message carries the BSR and the equipment priority information, and the equipment priority information are carried in the R bits; and
receiving, by the UE, second uplink grant information sent by the eNB, and sending the to-be-sent data to the eNB over an uplink resource according to the second uplink grant information, wherein the second uplink grant information indicates the uplink resource allocated to the UE by the eNB according to the BSR and the equipment priority information.

US Pat. No. 10,772,116

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING/RECEIVING WIRELESS SIGNAL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for performing uplink transmission by a communication device in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving downlink control information (DCI) for downlink scheduling, the DCI comprising resource indication information (RI);
receiving downlink data indicated by the DCI; and
transmitting uplink control information (UCI) including hybrid automatic repeat request acknowledgement (HARQ-ACK) information for the downlink data using a PUCCH resource corresponding to the RI in a physical uplink control channel (PUCCH) resource set, wherein the PUCCH resource set is selected from a plurality of PUCCH resource sets based on a size of the UCI,
wherein, based on a UCI size supported by the PUCCH resource set being less than or equal to X (>=1) bits, the PUCCH resource is determined using one of a first scheme and a second scheme, and
wherein, based on the UCI size supported by the PUCCH resource set being greater than X bits, the PUCCH resource is determined using only the second scheme:
the first scheme: the PUCCH resource in the PUCCH resource set is determined based on both the RI and an index of a resource used for reception of the DCI; and
the second scheme: the PUCCH resource in the PUCCH resource set is determined based on the RI only.

US Pat. No. 10,772,114

SCHEDULING METHOD AND SYSTEM

Telecom Italia S.p.A., M...

1. A method for allocating resource blocks on a cellular network, the cellular network comprising a plurality of transceiver stations each configured to provide cell coverage for allowing user equipment within a cell to exchange data flows via an uplink or downlink, the method comprising, at a cell, executing a sequence of operations, at each transmission time interval or a group of transmission time intervals, the operations comprising:a) listing user equipment requiring resource blocks in a corresponding priority list according to a first ordered sequence, the first ordered sequence being based on a priority of the user equipment in being served; and
b) following the first ordered sequence, for the user equipment listed in the priority list, executing operations b1) and b2), or b1) and b3):
b1) selecting a corresponding first set of resource blocks comprising at least one resource block;
b2) if the selected first set of resource blocks has not been already assigned to other user equipment, assigning to the user equipment the selected first set of resource blocks for serving the user equipment; and
b3) if the selected first set of resource blocks has been already assigned to other user equipment, removing the user equipment from the priority list and inserting the user equipment in a collision list, wherein the sequence of operations further comprises:
if the collision list is not empty, before carrying out a second execution of operation b), assigning second sets of resource blocks to user equipment listed in the collision list, for serving the user equipment listed in the collision list, wherein the assigning the second sets of resource blocks to the user equipment listed in the collision list comprises:
selecting the user equipment at a top of the collision list;
removing the user equipment from the collision list;
selecting a corresponding second set of resource blocks comprising at least one resource block;
if the selected second set of resource blocks has not been already assigned to other user equipment, assigning to the user equipment the selected second set of resource blocks for serving the user equipment; and
if the selected second set of resource blocks has been already assigned to other user equipment, inserting the user equipment at a bottom of the collision list.

US Pat. No. 10,772,112

NETWORK NEIGHBORHOOD ALIGNMENT

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication at a first wireless device, comprising:receiving scheduling information for a first time division multiple access link between a second wireless device and a third wireless device;
identifying, based at least in part on the scheduling information for the first time division multiple access link, a coordinated transmission schedule that comprises transmission scheduling information for the first time division multiple access link and a second time division multiple access link between the first wireless device and another wireless device;
establishing a third time division multiple access link between the first wireless device and a fourth wireless device based at least in part on the coordinated transmission schedule, wherein the coordinated transmission schedule is identified based at least in part on a connection preference for the third time division multiple access link; and
modifying the second time division multiple access link between the first wireless device and the another wireless device based at least in part on the coordinated transmission schedule.

US Pat. No. 10,772,107

V2X OPERATION METHOD PERFORMED BY TERMINAL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND TERMINAL USING SAME METHOD

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting a vehicle-to-X (V2X) message in a wireless communication system, the method performed by a user equipment (UE), and comprising:allocating a high priority resource pool configured to be used to transmit a V2X message having a high priority,
wherein the high priority resource pool includes a plurality of resource regions, and
wherein, in the high priority resource pool, only a transmission of the V2X message having the high priority is performed;
configuring the plurality of resource regions in the high priority resource pool such that the V2X message having the high priority is transmitted on a first resource region that is different from a second resource region that is used by another UE to transmit a high-priority V2X message; and
transmitting the V2X message having the high priority via the first resource region,
wherein the high priority resource pool is configured to have a first period, and a low priority resource pool is configured to have a second period,
wherein the first period is longer than the second period,
wherein the high priority resource pool is repeated based on the first period and the low priority resource pool is repeated based on the second period,
wherein the low priority resource pool is a resource pool used for transmitting a V2X message having a low priority,
wherein the high priority resource pool is a resource pool which comprises a larger amount of resources rather than the low priority resource pool on a frequency domain and a time domain,
wherein the V2X message having the high priority is a security message having a longer period rather than another V2X message having a low priority,
wherein the UE transmits the V2X message having the high priority to a pedestrian UE,
wherein the pedestrian UE is a UE possessed by a pedestrian,
wherein the high priority resource pool is a common resource pool between the UE and the pedestrian UE, and
wherein the high priority resource pool is an only resource pool capable of receiving the V2X message having the high priority by the pedestrian UE.

US Pat. No. 10,772,104

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND SYMBOL-BASED PROCESSING METHOD FOR DOWNLINK SIGNALS THEREOF

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. A symbol-based processing method for downlink signals of a wireless communication device, the method comprising:receiving a first downlink signal comprising a plurality of symbols;
detecting a physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH) from the first downlink signal;
performing a first channel estimation operation using a first reference signal for demodulating the PDSCH;
performing a second channel estimation operation on at least one second symbol between at least two first symbols included in a symbol group unit based on a result of the first channel estimation operation, each time the first channel estimation operation on the symbol group unit is completed; and
performing a demodulation operation on the PDSCH based on a result of the second channel estimation operation,
wherein performing the second channel estimation operation comprises performing a time-axis or frequency-axis interpolation operation using channel values generated as the result of the first channel estimation operation and generating channel values corresponding to the at least one second symbol between the at least two first symbols.

US Pat. No. 10,772,097

CONFIGURING AN HVAC WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE

Trane International Inc.,...

1. A system, comprising: a memory that stores computer executable components; a processor that executes computer executable components stored in the memory, wherein the computer executable components comprise: an energy scanning component configured to determine signal strength data representative of composite signal strength indicators of a group of frequency channels utilized by a communication module, wherein a composite indicator of the composite signal strength indicators comprises multiple signal strength indicators, sampled over time, of a first channel of the group of frequency channels; an evaluation component configured to: assign respective values for the composite indicator in response to comparisons of the multiple signal strength indicators to a defined threshold, wherein a first a respective value, of the respective values, corresponding to an indicator, of the multiple signal strength indicators, is assigned as a linear function of a difference between the defined threshold and the indicator in response to the indicator being less than the defined threshold, wherein the linear function represents a function of a difference between the high threshold and the corresponding one of the multiple signal strength indicators; determine an idle time metric of the first channel based on a combination of the respective values; and determine the first channel is a best channel from among the group of frequency channels based on the idle time metric; and a configuration component configured to update the communication module to communicate via the best channel.

US Pat. No. 10,772,096

UPLINK CONTROL INFORMATION TRANSMISSION METHOD, UPLINK CONTROL INFORMATION RECEPTION METHOD, TERMINAL AND BASE STATION

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. An Uplink Control Information (UCI) transmission method, comprising:when a collision is present between different types of UCIs with a first Transmission Time Interval (TTI) length and/or a collision is present between a UCI with the first TTI length and a UCI with a second TTI length,
transmitting the UCIs with the collision to a base station simultaneously using a second shortened Physical Uplink Control CHannel (sPUCCH) format on a predetermined sPUCCH resource corresponding to the second sPUCCH format, wherein the second sPUCCH format is a sPUCCH format with a maximum payload capacity greater than or equal to a predetermined bit value, and the predetermined sPUCCH resource corresponding to the second sPUCCH format is an additional sPUCCH resource other than a sPUCCH resource adopted by the UCIs with the collision; or
determining a transmission scheme for the UCIs with the collision in accordance with a sPUCCH format adopted by the UCI with the first TTI length,
wherein the determining the transmission scheme for the UCIs with the collision in accordance with the sPUCCH format adopted by the UCI with the first TTI length comprises:
when a first sPUCCH format is adopted by the UCI with the first TTI length, transmitting the UCIs with the collision to the base station simultaneously using a second sPUCCH format on the predetermined sPUCCH resource corresponding to the second sPUCCH format; or
when the second sPUCCH format is adopted by the UCI with the first TTI length, transmitting the UCIs with the collision to the base station simultaneously using a second sPUCCH format on the sPUCCH resource corresponding to the second sPUCCH format, wherein the sPUCCH resource corresponds to the UCI with the first TTI length,
wherein the first sPUCCH format is a sPUCCH format with a maximum payload capacity smaller than the predetermined bit value, and the second sPUCCH format is a sPUCCH format with a maximum payload capacity greater than or equal to the predetermined bit value.

US Pat. No. 10,772,090

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING/RECEIVING DOWNLINK DATA AND DEVICE THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

10. A base station (BS) for transmitting downlink data in wireless communication, the BS comprising:a transceiver for transmitting and receiving a radio signal with a user equipment (UE); and
a processor controlling the transceiver,
wherein the processor is configured to:
control the transceiver to transmit information related to control resource sets for Downlink Control Information (DCI);
control the transceiver to transmit, via a higher layer, rate matching information related to reception of the downlink data in each of the control resource sets; and
control the transceiver to transmit the downlink data based on whether DCI is mapped to the control resource sets and the rate matching information,
wherein the downlink data is not transmitted in a first control resource set, among the control resource sets, in which the DCI is not mapped based on the rate matching information including first information,
wherein the downlink data is received in a second control resource set in which the DCI is detected among the control resource sets based on the rate matching information including the first information, and
wherein the first information is related to information indicating rate-matching of the downlink data for a control resource set in which the DCI is detected.

US Pat. No. 10,772,088

CONTROL CHANNELS FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION

FUJITSU LIMITED, Kawasak...

9. A base station for use in a wireless communication system and arranged to transmit a control channel message, the base station comprising:a configurer configured to configure a plurality of search spaces, each of the plurality of search spaces being configured from a plurality of control channel elements within a subframe by using a pseudo-random function;
a scheduler configure to determine one or more control channel elements to use for transmission of the control channel message within the plurality of search spaces, and
a transmitter configured to transmit the control channel message located in the one or more control channel elements,
wherein, the pseudo-random function is a function based on a sum of a first value and a second value,
wherein the first value is a pseudo-random factor, and the second value is based on an aggregation level and a total of control channel elements in the subframe.

US Pat. No. 10,772,087

PHYSICAL LAYER SIGNALING TECHNIQUES IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication at a base station, comprising:identifying a first subset of wireless resources of a channel on a contention-based shared radio frequency spectrum band, for signaling first configuration information to a first user equipment (UE) group;
identifying a second subset of wireless resources of the channel on the contention-based shared radio frequency spectrum band, for signaling second configuration information to a second UE group, the first configuration information including one or more parameters for the first UE group and the second configuration information including one or more parameters for the second UE group to perform wireless communications using the contention-based shared radio frequency spectrum band; and
transmitting the first configuration information to the first UE group using the first subset of wireless resources and the second configuration information to the second UE group using the second subset of wireless resources.

US Pat. No. 10,770,850

STRUT END CONDITION, END BLOCK, AND CONNECTOR

Architectural busStrut Co...

1. A connector for connecting two strut assemblies, comprising:an upper housing having at least one conductor element having vertical elements at opposing ends;
a lower housing, the lower housing including:
two lower housing wings, and
rotatable locking cams oriented on each of the lower housing wings, the rotatable locking cams having two opposing flat sides and two opposing rounded ends.

US Pat. No. 10,768,363

PLASMONIC INFRARED OPTICAL ANTENNA

King Saud University, Ri...

1. A plasmonic infrared optical antenna adapted to form an optical array operating in the infrared range, comprising a multi-layer structure including:a substrate layer having a first thickness;
a thin-film layer of an infrared absorption material disposed on the substrate layer and having a second thickness less than the first thickness of the substrate layer; and
an upper layer of a metallic material capable of supporting a plasmonic electromagnetic field, the upper layer being thicker than and disposed on the thin-film layer and having a top surface exposed to air, the upper layer having a plurality of plasmonic antenna cells disposed in a symmetrical periodic array of plasmonic antenna cells, each of the plurality of plasmonic antenna cells consisting of:
a) an inverted frusto-conical upper portion defining a wide diameter circular opening in the top surface of the upper layer and a narrow diameter opening between the top surface and the thin-film layer;
b) a cylindrical lower portion extending in the upper layer between the narrow diameter opening of the frusto-conical upper portion and the thin-film layer, the upper portion and the lower portion defining a conical antenna horn; and
c) a post concentrically disposed in the conical antenna horn, the post consists of:
i) a conical upper portion extending through the frusto-conical upper portion of the cell and tapering in diameter from wide to narrow between the narrow diameter opening and a plane defined by the top surface of the upper layer;
ii) a cylindrical middle portion concentrically disposed in the cylindrical lower portion of the cell and defining an annular waveguide between the post and the cylindrical lower portion of the conical antenna horn, the waveguide extending between the narrow diameter opening and the thin-film layer; and
iii) a conical wedge extending below the cylindrical middle portion of the post, the conical wedge being embedded in the thin-film layer;
wherein infrared radiation incident on the plurality of plasmonic antenna cells excites a surface plasmon polariton wave detected by the thin-film layer.

US Pat. No. 10,772,238

ADAPTABLE CONTAINER MOUNTED COOLING SOLUTION

Amazon Technologies, Inc....

1. A multi-mode cooling apparatus configured to be mounted in a container-based data center housing multiple server racks, the data center housing comprising a shipping container having walls, a ceiling and a floor defining a bounded interior space to house the multiple server racks, wherein the multi-mode cooling apparatus is selectively adaptable to operate in multiple cooling operation modes to cool the interior space, the multi-mode cooling apparatus comprising:an air handling housing configured to be mounted to the ceiling of the container structure, wherein the air handling housing is further configured to extend downwardly from the ceiling for positioning closely spaced above the server racks;
an air inlet formed at a first end of the air handling housing and in communication with an interior of the container-based data center, wherein the air inlet is downwardly angled;
a heat exchanger located in the air handling housing downstream of the air inlet; and
a movable air directing member located downstream of the heat exchanger, wherein the movable air directing member is positioned in a first position to allow air from the interior space to be drawn into the air handling housing for a first operation mode and in a second position restricting air from the interior space from being drawn into the air handling housing in a second operation mode, and wherein an air flow path through the air handling housing for the first operation mode comprises an upward segment through the downwardly angled air inlet and towards the movable air directing member and a downward segment from the movable air directing member in a downstream direction;
an air moving device located in the air handling housing downstream of the movable air directing member;
an air outlet formed at a second end of the air handling housing downstream of the air moving device and in communication with an interior of the container-based data center; and
an auxiliary heat exchanger having at least a hot side heat exchange portion positioned within the air handling housing and a cold side heat exchange portion spaced apart from the hot side heat exchange portion for positioning external to the air handling housing.

US Pat. No. 10,772,231

PATCH PANEL INCLUDING A DEVICE FOR ATTACHING A PLUG-IN MODULE

LEGRAND SNC, Limoges (FR...

1. A patch panel, comprising:a frame;
a housing in the frame;
at least one drawer including connectors, arranged in such a way as to slide between a pushed-in position in which the drawer is placed in the housing in the frame, and an extracted position in which the drawer is outside the housing completely dissociated from the frame; and
an attachment device for attaching the drawer to the frame, the attachment device including: at least one flexible elongate body arranged in such a way as to slide with respect to the frame and to the drawer; a first end designed to attach the drawer to the attachment device in the extracted position of the drawer; and a second end designed to attach the attachment device to the frame in the extracted position of the drawer;
wherein the drawer and the frame include a slide arranged in such a way as to allow the at least one elongate body to slide, the frame includes a sliding plane on which the drawer slides, the at least one elongate body includes a flat surface able to slide on the sliding plane, and in the frame, the at least one elongate body extends in the sliding plane only.

US Pat. No. 10,772,216

ELECTRONIC COMPONENT, ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR MOUNTING ELECTRONIC COMPONENT

MURATA MANUFACTURING CO.,...

1. An electronic component comprising:a multilayer body including a plurality of insulating base materials laminated on each other and including a first main surface and a second main surface which are perpendicular or substantially perpendicular to a lamination direction; and
an alignment mark defined by a conductor and provided on one insulating base material among the plurality of insulating base materials; wherein
the multilayer body includes a first layer area located at a side of the first main surface with respect to the alignment mark and a second layer area located at a side of the second main surface with respect to the alignment mark, at least in a region in which the alignment mark is provided as viewed in the lamination direction;
an insulating base material in the first layer area has higher translucency than an insulating base material in the second layer area; and
a cross-sectional shape of the alignment mark in the lamination direction is a trapezoidal shape including a first base at the side of the first main surface and a second base at the side of the second main surface, the first base being longer than the second base, and the first base being substantially a portion of a surface of the one insulating base material on which the alignment mark is provided.

US Pat. No. 10,772,202

FLAT DATA TRANSMISSION CABLE

ALLTOP ELECTRONICS (SUZHO...

1. A flat data transmission cable, comprising:a plurality of juxtaposed wires;
a plastic layer enclosing on the wires integrally;
a metallic layer formed by a metal material belt arranged on an outer side of the plastic layer in a spiral winding way;
wherein in the length direction of the data transmission cable, the data transmission cable has at least one bending portion, the data transmission cable is formed with a first section and a second section on both sides of the bending portion, and a stable bending angle is formed between the first section and the second section, the wires comprise a plurality of grounding wires and a plurality of signal wires, two signal wires neighboring to each other constitute a signal wire group, the wires are disposed in an equally spaced arrangement, and conductors of the wires have a same outer diameter, and the ratio of the center distance between every two neighboring wires to the outer diameter of the conductor is in the range of 1.4 to 2.8.

US Pat. No. 10,772,193

WIDEBAND TERMINATION FOR HIGH POWER APPLICATIONS

TTM Technologies Inc., S...

1. A wideband termination circuit layout for high power applications, the circuit comprising:a dielectric layer having a first surface and a second surface;
an input port disposed over the first surface;
at least two resistive film patches disposed over the first surface of the dielectric layer; and
a tuning line between the at least two resistive films disposed over the first surface of the dielectric layer,
wherein the at least two resistive film patches are connected in series with the at least one tuning line.

US Pat. No. 10,772,188

STIFFENER COOLING STRUCTURE

International Business Ma...

1. An apparatus for providing a stiffening cooling structure for a printed circuit board, the apparatus comprising:the printed circuit board disposed on a top surface of the stiffening cooling structure, wherein a lower surface of the printed circuit board is opposite the top surface of the stiffening cooling structure;
one or more channels of the stiffening cooling structure defined by the top surface of the stiffening cooling structure, a bottom surface of the stiffening cooling structure, and one or more support members, wherein the one or more support members are positioned between the top surface of the stiffening cooling structure and the bottom surface of the stiffening cooling;
one or more apertures in the top surface of the stiffening cooling structure to direct airflow from the one or more channels of the stiffening cooling structure to one or more components disposed on a top surface of the printed circuit board; and
one or more apertures in the printed circuit board direct the airflow from the one or more apertures in the top surface of the stiffening cooling structure to the one or more components disposed on a top surface of the printed circuit board.

US Pat. No. 10,772,176

IMAGE-BASED LIGHTING

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Ei...

1. A method of searching an image database for images to be used in rendering lighting scene in an environment by multiple luminaires within the environment, the method comprising:receiving a search trigger comprising at least one indication of a user preference;
identifying at least a position of two or more of the multiple luminaires relative to each other; and
responsive to receiving said search trigger, searching the image database to identify the at least one image as having at least one image feature which corresponds to the relative position of the two or more of the luminaires relative to each other for use in rendering the lighting scene by the two or more luminaires,
wherein said searching comprises determining an infrastructure keyword from the identified position, and searching the image database based on the user preference and the infrastructure keyword.

US Pat. No. 10,772,166

MICROWAVE HEATING DEVICE

ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS, INC....

1. A microwave heating device, comprising:a heating chamber which is designed to receive at least one product to be heated;
a microwave generating system designed to generate microwaves and including at least two radiating portions that are adapted to radiate microwaves to the heating chamber, a radiated power being associated with the radiated microwaves and, in use, a share of radiated power being reflected by the heating chamber; and
a control unit;
the microwave generating system being designed to radiate via the at least two radiating portions respective microwaves having a same frequency and different phases, wherein one of the radiating portions is a reference radiating portion and the microwaves radiated by the other radiating portion(s) has respective phase shift(s) from the microwaves radiated by the reference radiating portion, the frequency value and the phase shift value(s) defining an operational configuration of the microwave generating system, an energy efficiency being associated with each operational configuration, the energy efficiency being inversely related to a ratio of reflected power over radiated power;
the control unit being configured to operate the microwave generating system and to change the frequency and the phase shift(s) of the microwaves radiated by the microwave generating system;
the control unit being configured to obtain data of energy efficiency, as a function of operational configurations, relating to the at least one product to be heated;
the control unit being configured to run a selection procedure, in which a plurality of operational configurations are ranked according to energy efficiency and one or more operational configurations ranking high in energy efficiency are selected; and
the control unit being configured to run a heating procedure, in which the microwave generating system is operated in said one or more operational configurations selected in the selection procedure.

US Pat. No. 10,772,139

TERMINAL DEVICE, BASE STATION DEVICE, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, MEASUREMENT METHOD, AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT

SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. A terminal device comprising:receiving circuitry configured to receive a message including first configuration related to a Sidelink Direct Discovery;
controlling circuitry configured to determine whether or not the first configuration includes a second configuration used for causing the terminal device to report system information related to a Sidelink Direct Discovery announcement monitoring, and to start, on the basis of a determination that the first configuration includes the second configuration, a timer with a predetermined value being configured, wherein the first configuration including the second configuration includes frequency information indicating a frequency in which the system information is broadcasted; and
transmitting circuitry configured to transmit, to a base station device, configuration information related to a Sidelink Direct Discovery announcement monitoring, based on (a) whether the configuration information related to Sidelink Direct Discovery announcement monitoring is acquired from the system information and (b) whether the timer is running; wherein
the receiving circuitry is configured to receive the system information with use of the frequency indicated by the frequency information.

US Pat. No. 10,772,138

WIRELESS LAN SYSTEM, WIRELESS LAN BASE STATION, WIRELESS LAN TERMINAL, AND COMMUNICATION METHOD

NEC CORPORATION, Minato-...

1. A communication method of a wireless local area network (LAN) base station configured to perform uplink multi-user communication with a plurality of wireless LAN terminals, whereinan association identifier (AID) indicating an associated wireless LAN terminal includes a specific bit generated by using a basic service set (BSS) color bit (BCB), and
the communication method comprises:
generating an unassociation identifier (UAID) indicating an unassociated wireless LAN terminal, in order to include the specific bit or a processed bit obtained by processing the specific bit; and
using a bit to be distinguished from the AID as a bit other than the specific bit of the UAID in a case where the specific bit is included in the UAID.

US Pat. No. 10,772,133

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DETERMINING PREAMBLE SEQUENCE OF PHYSICAL RANDOM ACCESS CHANNEL

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for determining a preamble sequence on a Physical Random Access Channel (PRACH), the method comprising:in a previous stage, receiving respective preamble sub-sequences, and determining instances of time at which the respective preamble sub-sequences are detected in a detection window;
in a current stage, receiving respective preamble sub-sequences, and determining instances of time at which the respective preamble sub-sequences are detected in the detection window; and
determining preamble sub-sequences belonging to a same preamble sequence according to the instances of time at which the respective preamble sub-sequences are detected in the current stage, and the instances of time at which the respective preamble sub-sequences are detected in the previous stage.

US Pat. No. 10,772,132

PRACH CONFIGURATION ON NR-U

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication, comprising:monitoring, by a user equipment (UE), for a control signal from a serving base station, wherein the control signal identifies a current transmission opportunity (TXOP) of the serving base station;
obtaining, by the UE, an autonomous random access configuration for communications outside of the current TXOP, wherein the autonomous random access configuration identifies a random access slot that includes a plurality of random access occasions; and
transmitting, by the UE, in response to a failure to detect the control signal an autonomous random access signal in a random access occasion of the plurality of random access occasions corresponding to a synchronization signal block (SSB) identified by the UE for transmission.

US Pat. No. 10,772,126

COMMUNICATION METHOD ON UNLICENSED FREQUENCY BAND, TERMINAL DEVICE, AND NETWORK DEVICE

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A communication method, comprising:receiving, by a terminal device, on an unlicensed frequency band, downlink control information sent by a network device, wherein the downlink control information is within a first time unit in a candidate time unit set in a plurality of candidate time unit sets, wherein the candidate time unit set is at least one of a plurality of consecutive time units, and wherein candidate time unit sets of the plurality of candidate time unit sets are at an equal interval in the plurality of consecutive time units;
determining, by the terminal device according to a time at which the downlink control information is sent, a time window for sending uplink information;
sending, by the terminal device, the uplink information within the time window, wherein a start moment of the time window (T1) is within the first time unit or a second time unit immediately after the first time unit, and wherein an end moment of the downlink control information is T2; and
skipping receiving, by the terminal device, downlink user data within a time interval between T1 T2.

US Pat. No. 10,772,109

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION TERMINAL

WILUS INSTITUTE OF STANDA...

1. A wireless communication terminal comprising:a transceiver; and
a processor,
wherein the processor is configured to:
receive, by using the transceiver, data from a base communication terminal while the base communication terminal is performing simultaneous transmission to the wireless communication terminal and one or more other wireless communication terminals other than the wireless communication terminal,
when a transmission of data to the wireless communication terminal from the base wireless communication terminal during the simultaneous transmission is terminated, enter a sleep mode for power saving while a transmission of data to the one or more other wireless communication terminals from the base terminal during the simultaneous transmission is going on, wherein a dummy data including repeating specific pattern is transmitted from the base wireless communication terminal after the transmission of the data to the wireless communication terminal is terminated during the simultaneous transmission, and the dummy data is transmitted until the transmission of the data to the one or more other wireless communication terminals is terminated, and
wake up from the sleep mode based an end of the simultaneous transmission.

US Pat. No. 10,772,108

COVERAGE TRANSITION INDICATOR FOR DEVICE-TO-DEVICE COMMUNICATION

Kyocera Corporation, Kyo...

3. A device-to-device user equipment (D2D UE), comprising:a controller configured to select a system timing indicator to be included into a D2D synchronization signal (D2DSS) for synchronization of D2D communication, from among a first indicator and a second indicator,
wherein the first indicator indicates that the D2DSS is derived from a base station or derived from another D2D UE being in coverage of the base station, and
the second indicator indicates that the D2DSS is derived from another D2D UE being out of coverage of the base station;
a transmitter configured to transmit the D2DSS including the selected system timing indicator;
the controller further configured to determine whether the D2D UE is in coverage of the base station; and
the transmitter further configured to transmit a coverage indicator indicating whether the D2D UE is in coverage of the base station.

US Pat. No. 10,772,106

RADIO NETWORK NODE, WIRELESS DEVICE AND METHODS PERFORMED THEREIN

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method of operation by a wireless device operating in a wireless communications network, the method comprising:determining a preferred subcarrier spacing to use for communicating data between the wireless device and a radio network node of the wireless communications network via an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) carrier, the determining made by the wireless device in dependence on communication performance or power consumption criteria, wherein determining the preferred subcarrier spacing comprises determining two or more preferred combinations of subcarrier spacing and Modulation and Coding Scheme (MCS) to use for communicating the data between the wireless device and the radio network node; and
indicating the preferred subcarrier spacing to the radio network node, wherein indicating the preferred subcarrier spacing comprises indicating the two or more preferred combinations of subcarrier spacing and MCS and further indicating an order of preference for the two or more preferred combinations.

US Pat. No. 10,772,092

MIXED NUMEROLOGY OFDM DESIGN

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication, comprising:configuring a single frame structure of a single carrier with a first region having a first symbol duration and a second region having a second symbol duration different from the first symbol duration, wherein the first and second regions of the single frame structure of the single carrier are time-division multiplexed (TDM) or frequency-division multiplexed (FDM), wherein the first region includes a control channel and a shared channel, and the second region includes a control channel and a shared channel, and wherein the second region includes both downlink symbols and uplink symbols, and wherein the second symbol duration is configurable; and
communicating with a user equipment (UE) using the first or second region of the single frame structure of the single carrier.

US Pat. No. 10,772,091

RESOURCE COORDINATION WITH ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF SCHEDULING GRANT

Qualcomm Incorporated, S...

1. A method operable at a scheduled device for coordinating resource usage, the method comprising:receiving a downlink control information (DCI) grant from a scheduling device, the DCI grant identifying scheduled resources for communicating data;
deciding whether to utilize the scheduled resources identified in the DCI grant for communicating the data;
sending an acknowledgement of the DCI grant to the scheduling device based, at least in part, on the decision and information associated with the DCI grant, wherein the information associated with the DCI grant comprises an acknowledgement request indication in the DCI grant, a condition associated with the DCI grant, or both; and
communicating the data via the scheduled resources when the scheduled resources identified in the DCI grant are decided to be utilized.