US Pat. No. 10,701,483

SOUND LEVELING IN MULTI-CHANNEL SOUND CAPTURE SYSTEM

Dolby Laboratories Licens...

1. A method of processing audio signals, comprising:converting, by a processor, at least two input sound channels captured via a microphone array into at least two intermediate sound channels, wherein the intermediate sound channels are respectively associated with predetermined directions from the microphone array, and the closer to the direction a sound source is, the more the sound source is enhanced in the intermediate sound channel associated with the direction;
leveling, by the processor, the intermediate sound channels separately; and
converting, by the processor, the intermediate sound channels subjected to leveling to a predetermined output channel format, further comprising:
estimating, by the processor, a direction of arrival based on input sound frames of at least two of the input sound channels, and
wherein the leveling comprises:
for each of at least one predetermined intermediate sound channel of the intermediate sound channels,
estimating a first signal quality of a first sound frame in the at least one predetermined intermediate sound channel, wherein the first sound frame is associated with the same time as the input sound frames;
identifying the first sound frame if the direction of arrival indicates that a sound source of the first sound frame is located within a predetermined range from the predetermined direction associated with the at least one predetermined intermediate sound channel including the identified first sound frame, and the first signal quality is higher than a first threshold level; and
regulating a sound level of the identified first sound frame towards a first target level, by applying a first gain.

US Pat. No. 10,701,399

LAYERED REPRESENTATION AND DELIVERY OF HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE VIDEO

Dolby Laboratories Licens...

1. A non-transitory processor readable medium having stored thereon an encoded bitstream, the encoded bitstream comprising:an encoded picture section comprising an encoding of a base layer bitstream comprising a sequence of base layer images, and an encoding of an enhancement layer bitstream comprising a sequence of enhancement layer images; and
a signaling section including an encoding of reference processing data, wherein the reference processing data comprise:
a reference processing unit (RPU) data header;
RPU payload data;
an RPU-alignment-zero-bit flag equal to zero; and
a cyclic redundancy check (CRC) parameter to determine in a decoder the accuracy of the reference processing data when generating an output video signal based on the base layer bitstream, the enhancement layer bitstream, and the reference processing data.

US Pat. No. 10,701,844

MAGNETICALLY SHIELDED ROOM

TDK CORPORATION, Tokyo (...

1. A magnetically shielded room comprising:an upper magnetically shielding body, a side peripheral magnetically shielding body, and a lower magnetically shielding body, all of which, together, define a magnetically shielded inner space;
a partition member, wherein the inner space is divided into first and second inner spaces by the partition member, which is a magnetically shielding body;
a pedestal having higher rigidity than the lower magnetically shielding body, wherein the pedestal is located on an under surface of the lower magnetically shielding body, wherein the upper magnetically shielding body, the side peripheral magnetically shielding body, the lower magnetically shielding body, and the partition member are electrically connected to the pedestal; and
moving means for moving over a floor located on a bottom surface of the pedestal.

US Pat. No. 10,701,825

PLASTIC ELECTRICAL HOUSING

Vega Grieshaber KG, Wolf...

1. An electrical housing made from plastic, comprising:a bottom housing part having a housing bottom and a plurality of side walls, wherein the side walls form a housing opening, wherein at least one of the side walls has a plurality of positions for arranging cable glands, and
a top housing part adapted to the bottom housing part for closing the housing opening in a sealing manner,
wherein at least one metallic screw connection plate with threads for attachment of the cable glands integrated into the screw connection plate is disposed in an interior of the electrical housing, and
wherein the screw connection plate is oriented and arranged such that the threads are oriented so as to correspond to the positions.

US Pat. No. 10,699,909

PLASMA PROCESSING APPARATUS AND PLASMA PROCESSING METHOD

HITACH HIGH-TECH CORPORAT...

1. A plasma processing apparatus comprising:a processing chamber configured to perform plasma processing on a sample;
a first radio frequency power supply configured to supply a first radio frequency power to generate a plasma in the processing chamber via a first impedance matching box;
a sample stage configured to place the sample thereon;
a second radio frequency power supply configured to supply a second radio frequency power to the sample stage via a second impedance matching box;
a mass flow controller configured to supply a gas into the processing chamber; and
a control device configured to control the first radio frequency power supply to change the first radio frequency power from a value defined in a first set of process parameters to a value defined in a second set of process parameters based on a change of plasma impedance induced when switching from a first gas defined in the first set of process parameters to a second gas defined in the second set of process parameters, after switching a signal transmitted to the mass flow controller from a signal associated with the first gas to a signal associated with the second gas;
wherein said first and second impedance matching boxes each comprise a voltage sensor,
wherein the change of the plasma impedance is detected based on a value of a first or second derivative of a change in a measured peak-to-peak voltage, and
wherein the change of the first radio frequency power from the value defined in the first set of process parameters to the value defined in the second set of process parameters is determined based on said value of said first derivative of the change in the measured peak-to-peak voltage becoming equal to or greater than a non-zero threshold, or based on said value of said second derivative of said change in said measured peak-to-peak voltage crossing over a zero threshold.

US Pat. No. 10,701,851

METHOD OF MOUNTING A COMPONENT ON A CIRCUIT SUBSTRATE

PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PR...

1. A component mounting method for mounting components on a substrate, the method comprising: reading a substrate ID of a substrate by a first substrate recognition camera; transporting the substrate to a component mounting apparatus located at a position downstream from the first substrate recognition camera; detecting a state of the component mounting apparatus, wherein detecting the state of the component mounting apparatus detects whether a cover door of the component mounting apparatus is open and thus the substrate is capable of being inserted into or removed from the component mounting apparatus, if it is detected that the cover door is closed, then the substrate is not capable of being inserted into or removed from the component mounting apparatus, in this case acquiring the substrate ID read by the first substrate recognition camera; and if the substrate is capable of being inserted into or removed from the component mounting apparatus, reading the substrate ID of the substrate by a second substrate recognition camera, closing the component mounting apparatus cover door; and mounting at least one component on the substrate by the component mounting apparatus.

US Pat. No. 10,701,847

ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE SHIELDING MATERIAL, BUILDING MATERIAL WITH ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE SHIELD, AND ARTICLE WITH ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE SHIELDING MATERIAL

MURATA MANUFACTURING CO.,...

1. An electromagnetic wave shielding material for shielding an electromagnetic wave having a frequency, comprising:a substrate including a first principal surface and a second principal surface opposite to the first principal surface; and
a plurality of resonance loops disposed on the substrate, wherein the plurality of resonance loops are positioned on the substrate to be magnetically coupled to each other,
wherein each of the resonance loops forms an LC parallel resonance circuit that is configured to resonate at the frequency of the electromagnetic wave, and
wherein each of the resonance loops includes a first conductor formed on the first principal surface and a second conductor formed on the second principal surface, with the first and second conductors having respective portions that overlap each other in a direction orthogonal to at least one of the first and second principal surfaces, and
wherein the respective first and second conductors of each resonance loop form a closed loop and are capacitively coupled to each other via the substrate.

US Pat. No. 10,701,846

ELECTROMAGNETIC SHIELD COMPONENT AND WIRE HARNESS

AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES...

1. An electromagnetic shield component comprising:a tube that is electrically conductive and into which an electrical wire is to be inserted, wherein
the tube includes a first half tube that has a shape of a half tube, a second half tube that has a shape of a half tube, and welds where both ends of the first half tube in a circumferential direction and both ends of the second half tube in the circumferential direction are welded to each other,
an inner circumferential surface of the first half tube is provided with extensions that extend inward from the inner circumferential surface of the first half tube, in a radial direction of the tube, toward the second half tube, and
portions of the extensions that face the welds in the radial direction are provided such that gaps are formed between the portions and the welds.

US Pat. No. 10,701,845

SHIELD ASSEMBLY FOR AN ELECTRONIC COMPONENT

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A covering for enclosing an electronic component in a chamber of a mobile communication device, the covering comprising:a shield element configured to cover the chamber;
a first tab connected to the shield element;
a second tab connected to the shield element and spaced apart from the first tab by a gap, wherein the first tab and the second tab are insertable into a slot to retain the shield element over the chamber; and
a spring contact disposed in the gap and electrically connected to the shield element via at least one of the first tab or the second tab, wherein the spring contact is configured to contact a rail adjacent to the slot to electrically ground the shield element.

US Pat. No. 10,701,843

DISPLAY APPARATUS

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. A display apparatus, comprising:a display on which an image is to be displayed; and
a cooling device configured to discharge air from a fan at a rear side of the display, the cooling device including:
a case having an inlet and an outlet, the fan being provided in the case, and
a flux augmentation guide including a first fluid passage forming a first fluid flow at the rear side of the display and a second fluid passage forming a second fluid flow introduced from a periphery of the first fluid passage at the rear side of the display, and
wherein the flux augmentation guide is configured to increase a flux of air discharged toward the display by the fan,
wherein the air discharged through the flux augmentation guide is directed parallel or at an angle with respect to a rear surface of the display,
wherein the flux augmentation guide is provided at the outlet of the case.

US Pat. No. 10,701,837

SYSTEM FOR PASSIVELY COOLING COMPUTING DEVICES

Core Scientific, Inc., B...

1. A system for cooling computing devices, comprising:a facility having an interior space that includes a supply air space and an exhaust air space, the supply air space configured to receive outside air from an external environment of the facility, the exhaust air space configured to exhaust heated air to the external environment;
an air inlet coupled to an exterior wall of the facility and configured to deliver outside air to the supply air space from the external environment;
a plurality of computing devices arranged within a computing space of the supply air space fluidically connecting the computing space and the exhaust air space, wherein at least some of the plurality of computing devices include at least one fan of a plurality of computing device fans that, when operable, draw the outside air from the external environment into the supply air space, move the outside air from the supply air space across one or more heat generating components of the plurality of computing devices to cool the one or more heat generating components, flow the outside air into the exhaust air space as heated air, and exhaust the heated air from the exhaust air space to the external environment;
an air filter disposed between at least a portion of the supply air space and the plurality of computing devices, the air filter configured to filter particulate from the outside air supplied to the plurality of computing devices from the supply air space, and further configured to provide a pressure differential between the air inlet and the plurality of computing devices based on a cross-sectional area of the air filter;
wherein the plurality of computing device fans are configured to provide sufficient airflow of the outside air through the system to cool the plurality of computing devices;
wherein an overall airflow through the system is driven by the plurality of computing device fans;wherein an average temperature of the system is maintained within a desired temperature range by the overall airflow through the system;wherein a mixing chamber, in which a temperature of the outside air is adjustable via mixing, is disposed upstream of the plurality of computing devices and is in fluidical communication with the plurality of computing devices;
wherein a second air inlet is coupled with the exterior wall of the facility and is configured to supply outside air to the supply air space from the external environment;
wherein the second air inlet is positioned vertically below the air inlet and includes a damper configured to control an amount of outside air that flows through the second air inlet to the supply air space; andwherein the air inlet and the second air inlet each supply outside air from the external environment directly into the mixing chamber.

US Pat. No. 10,701,836

SYSTEM FOR COOLING COMPUTING DEVICES OF A PLURALITY OF FACILITIES

Core Scientific, Inc., B...

1. A system for cooling computing devices, comprising a plurality of facilities arranged adjacent to one another and oriented such that common prevailing winds of an external environment of the plurality of facilities flow along respective longitudinal sides of the plurality of facilities, each facility of the plurality of facilities including:an interior space including a supply air space and an exhaust air space, the supply air space configured to receive outside air from an external environment of the respective facility, the exhaust air space configured to exhaust heated air to the external environment;
an air inlet coupled to an exterior wall of the respective facility and configured to deliver outside air to the supply air space from the external environment;
an exhaust air outlet configured to exhaust the heated air from the exhaust air space to the external environment, the exhaust air outlet arranged and oriented such that the heated air is blown away from the air inlet of neighboring facilities of the plurality of facilities;
a plurality of computing devices arranged within the interior space fluidically connecting the supply air space and the exhaust air space, wherein at least some of the plurality of computing devices include at least one fan of a plurality of computing device fans that, when operable, move the outside air from the supply air space across one or more heat generating components of the plurality of computing devices to cool the one or more heat generating components and exhaust the outside air into the exhaust air space as heated air;
wherein the plurality of computing device fans are configured to provide sufficient airflow of the outside air through the respective facility to cool the plurality of computing devices disposed therein;
wherein an overall airflow through the respective facility is driven by the plurality of computing device fans;
wherein an average temperature of the respective facility is maintained within a desired temperature range by the overall airflow through the respective facility; and
wherein the exhaust air outlet of each respective facility is arranged and oriented away from the air inlet of the respective facility to substantially prevent the exhausted heated air from mixing with the outside air of the external environment drawn into the supply air space of the respective facility through the air inlet.

US Pat. No. 10,701,835

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR COOLING COMPUTING DEVICES WITHIN A FACILITY

Core Scientific, Inc., B...

1. A system for cooling computing devices, comprising:a facility having an interior space that includes a supply air space and an exhaust air space, the supply air space configured to receive outside air from an external environment of the facility, the exhaust air space configured to exhaust heated air to the external environment;
an air inlet coupled to an exterior wall of the facility and configured to deliver outside air to the supply air space from the external environment;
an exhaust air outlet configured to exhaust the heated air from the exhaust air space to the external environment;
a plurality of computing devices arranged within the interior space fluidically connecting the supply air space and the exhaust air space, wherein at least some of the plurality of computing devices include at least one fan of a plurality of computing device fans that, when operable, draw outside air from the external environment into the supply air space through the air inlet, move the outside air from the supply air space across one or more heat generating components of the plurality of computing devices to cool the one or more heat generating components, exhaust the outside air into the exhaust air space as heated air, and push the heated air within the exhaust air space into the external environment through the exhaust air outlet;wherein the plurality of computing device fans are configured to provide sufficient airflow of the outside air through the system to cool the plurality of computing devices;wherein the plurality of computing device fans are further configured to drive an overall airflow through the system at an air speed of approximately 300 to 600 feet per minute;
wherein an average temperature of the system is maintained within a desired temperature range by the overall airflow through the system;
wherein a mixing damper is arranged within the interior space of the facility between the supply air space and the exhaust air space, the mixing damper adjustably operable to control an amount of heated air supplied from the exhaust air space to the supply air space and selectively operable to mix air from both the supply air space and the exhaust air space;
wherein the interior space further includes a hot air space disposed vertically above the plurality of computing devices, the hot air space in fluid communication with the exhaust air space such that heated air is flowable from the exhaust air space to the hot air space;
wherein an interior end of the hot air space includes a vertically oriented partition structured and arranged between the hot air space and the exhaust air space to minimize formation of vortices in the hot air space; and
wherein the mixing damper is arranged at an end of the hot air space disposed opposite the partition and adjacent to the external wall of the facility.

US Pat. No. 10,701,831

COMPUTER COMPONENT COVER IN CHASSIS

QUANTA COMPUTER INC., Ta...

1. A computing device, comprising:a housing;
one or more components disposed in the housing; and
a cover disposed in the housing, the cover being configured to cover at least one of the components to yield at least one covered component and being configured to define airflow surfaces for at least one airflow passage around the at least one covered component,
wherein the cover comprises an opening with at least one door positioned over the at least one covered component and only partially positioned over the at least one airflow passage, wherein a first door of the at least one door partially positioned over a respective airflow passage of the at least one airflow passage only defines part of a top airflow surface for the respective airflow passage,
wherein the opening and the at least one door are configured to provide an open position and a closed position, wherein the open position allows insertion or removal of the at least one covered component without repositioning the cover, wherein the closed position prohibits insertion or removal of the at least one covered component, and wherein a height of the respective airflow passage remains unchanged when the first door transitions from the open position to the closed position.

US Pat. No. 10,701,819

HOUSING STRUCTURE OF INFORMATION DISPLAY UNIT

LITEMAX ELECTRONICS INC.,...

1. A housing structure of an information display unit, comprising:a first casing having therein a first receiving space, wherein a first window is disposed on a front side of the first casing and is in communication with the first receiving space;
two first extensible elements each having a bottom end pivotally disposed at a bottom of the front side of the first casing; and
a first brace disposed on the front side of the first casing, wherein a top end of each said first extensible element is pivotally disposed at a top of the first brace such that the first brace is liftably disposed on the front side of the first casing.

US Pat. No. 10,701,816

MULTI-PANEL DISPLAY DEVICE

Unilumin Group Co., LTD.,...

1. A display device comprising a mounting board and a display panel mounted on the mounting board and comprising a plurality of display modules arranged in an array, wherein:the display device further comprises a control module and a plurality of driving modules corresponding to the display modules,
the driving modules are arranged between the mounting board and the corresponding display modules and coupled to the mounting board and the display modules respectively, and
the control module is coupled to the driving modules and controls the driving modules to drive the corresponding display modules to extend, and
wherein the driving modules comprise a self-locking switch, a lever and a power unit,
the self-locking switch is arranged on the mounting board,
the lever is arranged between the display modules and the self-locking switch to engage with the self-locking switch, and
the power unit is coupled to the lever for powering the lever.

US Pat. No. 10,701,812

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A SWITCHGEAR CABINET

Liebherr-Components Biber...

1. A method for making a switchgear cabinet comprising at least one switchboard having a base plate, on which electrical switching elements for transmitting and/or distributing electrical energy to at least one piece of equipment are arranged and electrically interconnected,wherein the switchgear cabinet comprises a main circuit that comprises a switching device combination and receives electrical power from at least one supplier and for transmitting and/or distributing the electrical power to one or more pieces of equipment, wherein the main circuit has power-transmitting switching elements,
wherein the switchgear cabinet comprises an auxiliary circuit, wherein the auxiliary circuit comprises a switching device combination comprising switching logic for control of the main circuit,
the method for making the switchgear cabinet comprising:
3D printing with a 3D printing method by a 3D printer the base plate, at least one switching element of the auxiliary circuit, and at least one power-transmitting switching element of the main circuit,
wherein the 3D printing method comprises forming the base plate as a composite material plate composed of different materials, and embedding a current-conducting material in the form of targeted structures in a non-conductive matrix material, wherein the switching logic is integrated into the base plate, wherein the 3D printing method comprises forming the switching logic by the 3D printer while the base plate is being formed,
wherein the 3D printing method comprises forming at least one electrical connector on the at least one base plate by the 3D printer and forming at least one electrical connector on the at least one power-transmitting switching element of the main circuit by the 3D printer, and
connecting the at least one power-transmitting switching element of the main circuit with the base plate by joining the electrical connectors together.

US Pat. No. 10,701,804

COPPER NANOPARTICLE APPLICATION PROCESSES FOR LOW TEMPERATURE PRINTABLE, FLEXIBLE/CONFORMAL ELECTRONICS AND ANTENNAS

Kuprion Inc., San Jose, ...

1. An ink adapted for forming conductive elements, the ink comprising:a plurality of nanoparticles comprising copper and having at least a partial coating of a surfactant thereon that is configured to separate adjacent nanoparticles, the nanoparticles being fusable when deposited at a sufficient velocity in the presence of a dispersant configured to displace the coating of the surfactant when the nanoparticles have a kinetic energy while moving at the sufficient velocity; and
a carrier that comprises the dispersant.

US Pat. No. 10,701,803

MONITORING CIRCUITRY

HP Indigo B.V., Amstelve...

1. Monitoring circuitry comprising:a first coupling and a second coupling, wherein at least one of the first coupling and the second coupling is to capacitively couple the monitoring circuitry to a monitored circuit on a product packaging, the monitored circuit having a resistance and wherein the resistance of the monitored circuit is indicative of a status of a product stored in the product packaging, and the monitored circuit is to be connected in series between the first coupling and the second coupling; and
monitoring apparatus to determine the resistance of the monitored circuit via the first coupling and the second coupling;
wherein at least one of the first coupling and the second coupling of the monitoring circuitry comprises two galvanically separated connection elements, wherein the galvanically separated connection elements are to capacitively couple with a common coupling pad of the monitored circuit; and
wherein the two galvanically separated connection elements together have a collective surface area which is substantially the same as a surface area of the common coupling pad.

US Pat. No. 10,701,788

POWER UNIT AND MEDICAL ELECTRIC DEVICE

FUJIKIN INCORPORATED, Os...

1. A power unit comprising:a power converter circuit connected to an external power supply, the power converter circuit being configured to generate a voltage necessary to drive a driven device;
a communication terminal connected to a controller, the communication terminal being configured to transmit and receive information between the controller and the driven device;
a power supply control terminal connected to the controller, the power supply control terminal being applied with a direct current voltage from the controller; and
a relay element provided between the external power supply and the power converter circuit, the relay element being configured to control supply of electric power to the power converter circuit, wherein
the relay element is driven by a direct current voltage applied from the power supply control terminal when a power supply of the controller is turned on, and electric power is supplied to the power converter circuit.

US Pat. No. 10,701,767

INDUCTION HEATING CELLS WITH CONTROLLABLE THERMAL EXPANSION OF BLADDERS AND METHODS OF USING THEREOF

The Boeing Company, Chic...

9. A method of processing a part, the method of processing comprising:a step of positioning the part between a die and a bladder of an induction heating cell, wherein:
the bladder comprises flat portions and an expansion feature, disposed between the flat portions and extending into an interior of a bladder in a direction substantially perpendicular to the flat portions; and
the flat portions and the expansion feature are monolithic and formed by a continuous sheet;
a step of applying pressure to the part using the die and the flat portions of the bladder; and
a step of heating the part using an induction heater of the induction heating cell, wherein, during the step of heating, an overall length increase of the part in one direction is substantially identical to an overall length increase of the bladder in the same direction and a height of the expansion feature in the direction substantially perpendicular to the flat portions increases.

US Pat. No. 10,701,753

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING SET-UP OF USER-PLANE BEARER

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for controlling a user-plane bearer to be established, the method comprises:determining, by a Mobility Management Entity, MME, whether a Serving Gateway, SGW, needs to transmit buffered downlink data to a User Equipment, UE, in a Tracking Area Update, TAU, procedure;
in response to a determination that the SGW needs to transmit buffered downlink data to the UE in the TAU procedure, initiating, by the MME, a procedure of establishing a user-plane bearer for the UE;
in response to a determination that the SGW does not need to transmit buffered downlink data to the UE in the TAU procedure and the UE does not need to transmit uplink data in the TAU procedure, not initiating, by the MME, the procedure of establishing a user-plane bearer for the UE,
wherein the determining, by the MME, that the SGW needs to transmit buffered downlink data to the UE comprises:
determining, by the MME, a time or receiving a Context Request message of a new MME which is relocated, is earlier than a recorded timestamp, the recorded timestamp is determined by the MME from a length of time for which the MME indicates the SGW to buffer downlink data of the UE in case of determining that the UE is unreachable; or the recorded timestamp is a sum of time when the MME indicates the SGW to buffer downlink data of the UE in a case of determining that the UE is unreachable, and a length of time for which the MME indicates the SGW to buffer downlink data of the UE; or
determining by the MME, that a time when a bearer related message of the SGW is received is earlier than a recorded timestamp, which is determined by the MME from a length of time for which the MME indicates the SGW to buffer downlink data of the UE in a case of determining that the UE is unreachable, or which is a sum of a time when the MME indicates the SGW to buffer downlink data of the UE in a case of determining that the UE is unreachable, and a length of time for which the MME indicates the SGW to buffer downlink data of the UE.

US Pat. No. 10,701,734

METHOD AND APPARATUS OF SELECTING BANDWIDTH PART FOR RANDOM ACCESS (RA) PROCEDURE IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

ASUSTek Computer Inc., T...

1. A method of a UE (User Equipment), comprising:initiating a Random Access (RA) procedure on a Serving Cell, wherein the UE has multiple active uplink bandwidth parts (UL BWP) for the Serving Cell;
selecting, from the multiple active UL BWPs, a UL BWP corresponding to an active downlink bandwidth part (DL BWP) with the best DL channel quality for an Msg1 transmission; and
transmitting the Msg1 on the selected UL BWP.

US Pat. No. 10,701,719

SCHEDULING RESOURCE ALLOCATION IN WIRELESS NETWORK

Comcast Cable Communicati...

1. A method comprising:receiving, by a wireless device, configuration parameters of a plurality of cells, wherein the plurality of cells are grouped into a plurality of cell groups comprising:
a primary cell group comprising a primary cell; and
a secondary cell group comprising a secondary cell configured with uplink scheduling request (SR) resources;
receiving an activation command indicating activation of the secondary cell; and
determining that the secondary cell has an invalid uplink SR resource based on:
at least one uplink SR pending in a time interval;
the uplink SR resources being configured in the time interval; and
a time alignment timer, associated with the secondary cell group, not running in the time interval.

US Pat. No. 10,701,716

BASE STATION APPARATUS, TRANSMISSION METHOD, AND RECORDING MEDIUM FOR TRANSMITTING SPEECH INFORMATION

JVC KENWOOD CORPORATION, ...

1. A base station apparatus comprising:a receiver that receives data at least including speech information and information related to a transmission time when the speech information should be transmitted;
a processor that extracts the speech information and the transmission time included in the data received by the receiver;
a storage that stores a transmission power configuration table that lists a transmission power in a normal situation and a transmission power in a delay situation configured to be smaller than the transmission power in the normal situation; and
a transmitter that transmits the speech information extracted by the processor based on the transmission time extracted by the processor, wherein
the transmitter uses, based on the transmission power configuration table, the transmission power in the normal situation to transmit the speech information when the transmission time arrives and uses the transmission power in the delay situation to transmit the speech information at a time later than the transmission time to reduce interference with a signal transmitted from another base station apparatus, and
when the transmission time has already passed, the transmitter transmits the speech information and transmits the speech information extracted from subsequent data that follows the data at a time later than the transmission time extracted from the subsequent data.

US Pat. No. 10,701,710

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MULTIPLEXING TRANSMISSIONS FOR DIFFERENT SERVICES IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC., T...

1. A method of performing a transmission, comprising:receiving, by a user equipment (UE) comprising a processor, from a network, indication of a first resource via a physical control channel to schedule the UE to perform a channel transmission by using the first resource;
receiving, by the UE, indication of a second resource to configure the UE or another UE to perform a channel transmission by using the second resource, wherein the first resource includes a first portion that overlaps in a time domain and frequency domain with a portion of the second resource and includes a second portion that does not overlap in a time domain and frequency domain with a portion of the second resource;
performing, by the UE, the channel transmission to the network on the first portion of the first resource by using a first transmission power level; and
performing, by the UE, the channel transmission to the network on the second portion of the first resource by using a second transmission power level.

US Pat. No. 10,701,691

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD AND DEVICE

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A data transmission method, comprising,sensing, by a first device, scheduling assignment (SA) and received power corresponding to another device, and/or a total of received energy of all of subframes or sub-bands of the first device;
selecting or re-selecting, by the first device, K resources as resources occupied by the first device based on a sensing result, wherein K is greater than or equal to 1; and
transmitting, by the first device, data using the selected resources,
wherein, in case that the selecting or re-selecting of the K resources is performed in subframe n, selecting or re-selecting of the K resources further comprises at least one of:
determining K data channel resources based on a sensing result obtained from a sensing window corresponding to subframe n; and
determining a data channel resource according to each sensing window corresponding to each resource of the K resources, based on a sensing result of each sensing window.

US Pat. No. 10,699,249

POINT-OF-CONTACT DATABASE INFORMATION INTEGRATION SYSTEM

Truist Bank, Charlotte, ...

1. An integration system, comprising:a processor communicatively coupled to a plurality of databases comprising at least a first database and a second database, wherein the first database includes financial information related to a financial account held by a user and a user identifier for the user, and wherein the second database includes secure agent information for agents of a provider of the financial account and agent identifiers uniquely identifying the agents;
a memory accessible to the processor and including instructions executable by the processor to cause the processor to:
determine a point-of-contact for the user by:
determining an account type of the financial account held by the user;
constructing a list of agents within a threshold radius of a physical location associated with the user by:
retrieving user geographical information indicating the physical location associated with the user;
retrieving agent geographical information associated with the agent identifiers in the second database, and
comparing the user geographical information to the agent geographical information to determine the list of agents within the threshold radius of the physical location;
filtering the list of agents to generate a list of available agents that are eligible to be the point-of-contact, wherein the filtering comprises analyzing job descriptions for the agents in the list of agents based on the account type of the financial account held by the user to determine a subset of the list of agents having job descriptions that are compatible with the account type of the financial account held by the user, the subset being the list of available agents;
receiving a selection from the user of the point-of-contact from the list of available agents; and
storing an association in a database between (i) an agent identifier corresponding to the point-of-contact and (ii) the user identifier corresponding to the user, the association being configured to link the user to the point-of-contact; and
subsequent to storing the association in the database:
receive a request from the user to access the secure agent information in the second database;
in response to receiving the request, retrieve the agent identifier for the point-of-contact from database based on the stored association between the agent identifier and the user identifier in the database;
search for the agent identifier in the second database to identify a portion of the secure agent information that is related to the point-of-contact in the second database; and
provide the portion of the secure agent information related to the point-of-contact to the user.

US Pat. No. 10,697,178

REINFORCING BAR POSITIONER AND METHOD

Masonry Reinforcing Corpo...

1. A rebar positioner and masonry block combination, comprising:(a) an array of joined masonry blocks, each masonry block having a pair of spaced-apart longitudinally-extending walls defining an open core and an adjacent closed core separated by a single web extending transversely between the pair of spaced-apart longitudinally-extending walls;
(b) a wire bent to define first and second laterally spaced-apart support elements and extending over and be supported by the web of each masonry block;
(c) respective end portions of the first and second support elements extending into the enclosed core of each masonry block;
(d) a rebar positioning segment defining at least one sinuous “S”-shaped ring;
(e) the wire being bent such that the end portions of the first and second support elements extend into the closed core at a level below an upper surface of the masonry block and the at least one sinuous “S”-shaped ring extends into the open core at a level below the upper surface of each masonry block;
(f) the rebar positioner positioned into the open core of each masonry block with the first and second laterally spaced-apart support elements extending over and being supported by the web of each masonry block with respective end portions of the first and second support elements extending into the enclosed core of each masonry block and the at least one sinuous “S”-shaped ring positioned in the open core of each masonry block;
(g) the vertically-extending rebar positioned within the at least one sinuous “S”-shaped ring; and
(h) the open core of each masonry block filled with grout.

US Pat. No. 10,695,912

ACTUATION SYSTEM AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT UTILIZING VISUAL SERVO CONTROL BASED ON IMAGES FROM MULTIPLE CAMERAS

Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba,...

1. An actuation system comprising:a movable member;
an actuator that moves the movable member;
at least one image taking unit;
a coordinate conversion unit that performs coordinate conversion from an image-taking coordinate system of a taken image taken by the image taking unit to an arithmetic coordinate system for performing comparison; and
a first actuation control unit that controls the actuator to reduce a deviation according to visual servo in the arithmetic coordinate system, wherein
the at least one image taking unit includes a first image taking unit, a second image taking unit that are provided at different positions on the movable member,
the actuation system further comprises a wide-range image taking unit that is fixed at a different position from the first image taking unit and the second image taking unit so as to take an image of a wider range than the first image taking unit and the second image taking unit,
the first actuation control unit includes a command-value calculation unit that calculates a command value for the actuator based on the taken images of the first image taking unit and the second image taking unit,
the actuation system further comprises an original-command-value calculation unit that calculates a plurality of original command values based on the taken images the first image taking unit and the second image taking unit, and
the command-value calculation unit calculates the command value as a weighted average of the original command values calculated based on the taken images of the first image taking unit and the second image taking unit,
the actuation system further comprises a target-object determination unit that selects a target object based on a taken image by the wide-range image taking unit before control by the first actuation control unit, and
the actuation system further comprises a second actuation control unit that controls the actuator to move the movable member to a specific position based on a taken image by the wide-range image taking unit before control by the first actuation control unit and after determination of the target object by the target-object determination unit, the specific position being a position where an image of the target object is included in at least one of a taken image taken by the first image taking unit and a taken image taken by the second image taking unit.

US Pat. No. 10,695,855

ARC WELDING CONTROL METHOD

DAIHEN CORPORATION, Osak...

1. An arc welding control method of alternating a feeding rate of a welding wire between a forward feeding period and a reverse feeding period, controlling a welding voltage based on a voltage setting value and alternating short-circuiting periods and arc periods to perform welding, the arc welding control method comprising: changing a cycle of the feeding rate based on the voltage setting value which is variable and when the voltage setting value changes, changing the cycle of the feeding rate in linkage with the changed voltage setting value.

US Pat. No. 10,695,668

HEADPHONE SYSTEM FOR COMPUTER GAMING

Voyetra Turtle Beach, Inc...

1. A headphone system, the headphone system comprising:a first input for receiving a first audio signal;
a second input for receiving a second audio signal;
a microphone for receiving a voice signal from a user of the headphone system;
a signal processor that generates a left audio signal and a right audio signal according to the first audio signal,
wherein when the first input is operably coupled to a source of the first audio signal:
the voice signal is operably coupled to the signal processor,
one or both of the left audio signal and the right audio signal comprises a filtered portion of the first audio signal and the voice signal, and
the signal processor is operable to increase a volume of the first audio signal and the voice signal in proportion to an increase in a volume of the second audio signal, and
wherein when the first input is not operably coupled the source of the first audio signal, the voice signal is not operably coupled to the signal processor, and
wherein the second audio signal is computer-generated, and
wherein upon the increase of the volume of the first audio signal and the voice signal, the second audio signal remains audible, and
wherein the signal processor is operable to virtualize the second audio signal using a head related transfer function;
a left speaker that outputs a left speaker signal that comprises the left audio signal and the second audio signal; and
a right speaker that outputs a right speaker signal that comprises the right audio signal and the second audio signal.

US Pat. No. 10,695,345

PHARMACEUTICAL CAPSULE COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING LUMATEPERONE MONO-TOSYLATE

INTRA-CELLULAR THERAPIES,...

1. A pharmaceutical capsule for oral administration, comprising lumateperone:
in mono-tosylate salt form, wherein the lumateperone mono-tosylate is in solid crystal form; and
wherein the capsule comprises a blend of 10 to 30% by weight of lumateperone mono-tosylate in solid crystal form, 60 to 90% by weight of mannitol, 0.5 to 10% by weight of croscarmellose sodium, 0.1 to 1% by weight of talc, and 0.1 to 3% by weight of magnesium stearate, filled into a gelatin capsule.

US Pat. No. 10,694,801

ELECTRONIC MOTORCYCLE HELMET

1. An electronic motorcycle helmet, comprising:a helmet having an aperture therein configured to receive a head therethrough;
a visor disposed on a front side of the helmet;
a display disposed on an interior surface of the visor;
a microprocessor having a logic configured to:
receive a command input directed to one of a plurality of subsystems;
toggle the subsystem between an activated state and a deactivated state;
display a status window on the display corresponding to the subsystem;
wherein the plurality of subsystems comprises:
a pair of cameras each disposed on opposing lateral sides of the helmet;
a third camera disposed on a rear side of the helmet;
wherein each of the pair of cameras and third camera is operably connected to the display;
a wireless transceiver configured to wirelessly communicate with an external device;
a GPS system configured to track the location of the helmet;
an air intake disposed on the front side of the helmet;
wherein the air intake is configured to move between an open position and a closed position, wherein air is forced through a filter disposed on the front side of the helmet when the air intake is in the closed position;
a battery configured to provide power to the plurality of subsystems.

US Pat. No. 10,701,850

OPTIMIZATION PROGRAM AND MOUNTING MACHINE

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

2. A mounting machine comprising:multiple component holding tools; and
a control device,
wherein
the control device, when the mounting machine performs mounting work of mounting electronic components held by the multiple component holding tools onto a multiple-board printed panel, the multiple-board printed panel being defined as a panel with multiple boards of electronic circuit board patterns on which multiple electronic components are to be mounted, performs control such that
mounting work is performed according to a first mounting work order of mounting electronic components using the mounting machine set such that all of the electronic components to be held by the multiple component holding tools together in a single movement of the multiple component holding tools are only electronic components planned to be mounted on only a single one of the electronic circuit board patterns from the multiple electronic circuit board patterns, and
the control device also controls operation of the mounting machine such that, in a case in which, after mounting work has been performed according to the first mounting work order, a quantity of the electronic components not set in the mounting work order according to the first mounting work order from among all the electronic components planned to be mounted on the electronic circuit board pattern is smaller than a quantity of the multiple component holding tools, electronic components to be held by the multiple component holding tools together in a single movement of the multiple component holding tools are electronic components of two or greater electronic circuit board patterns from the multiple electronic circuit board patterns that were not set in the mounting work according to the first mounting work order.

US Pat. No. 10,701,849

COMPONENT PLACEMENT MACHINE AND COMPONENT PLACEMENT METHOD

PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PR...

1. A component placement machine installing a component by an installation head and with respect to a board arranged at a working position, the component placement machine comprising:a board supporter supporting a lower surface of the board arranged at the working position;
a plurality of support pins attached to the board supporter, each of the plurality of support pins having a fixed height;
a plurality of height measuring instruments attached to the board supporter, each of the plurality of height measuring instruments having a height exceeding the fixed height of the plurality of support pins, wherein the plurality of height measuring instruments are configured to measure heights of a plurality of portions of the lower surface of the board; and
a controller configured to control an operation of the installation head by controlling an installation height of a component with respect to the board based on the measured heights of the plurality of portions of the lower surface of the board.

US Pat. No. 10,701,848

ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE ABSORBER AND MOLDED ARTICLE EQUIPPED WITH ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE ABSORBER

NITTO DENKO CORPORATION, ...

1. An electromagnetic wave absorber comprising:a dielectric layer including a polymer film and having a first surface and a second surface;
a resistive layer formed on the first surface of the dielectric layer and containing indium tin oxide as a main component; and
an electrically conductive layer formed on the second surface of the dielectric layer and having a sheet resistance lower than that of the resistive layer,
wherein the indium tin oxide in the resistive layer contains 20 to 40 wt. % of tin oxide based on the total weight of the indium tin oxide.

US Pat. No. 10,701,841

MOUNTING APPARATUS, FOR MOUNTING AT LEAST ONE HEAT DISSIPATING ELECTRICAL DEVICE, OPTIONALLY INCLUDING A HEAT SINK BODY FOR SOLID, GAS AND FLUID HEAT EXCHANGE, AND CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLY PROVIDING INTERFACE BETWEEN CIRCUITS

ALGOZEN CORPORATION, Mis...

1. A mounting apparatus, for mounting a plurality of heat generating and dissipating electrical devices, the mounting apparatus comprising a heat sink body having peripheral surface with plurality of mounting surfaces for mounting a plurality of heat generating and dissipating electrical devices, and a securing member encircling the heat sink body and each heat generating and dissipating electrical device mounted to one of said mounting surfaces of the heat sink body, the securing member being maintained in tension, thereby to provide a force on each heat generating and dissipating electrical device to press each heat generating and dissipating electrical device against the heat sink body,wherein the securing member comprises a tension strap encircling around the heat sink body and wherein a pressure distributing element is provided between the securing member and each heat generating and dissipating electrical device, whereby each heat generating and dissipating electrical device is subject to a generally uniform pressure, pressing it against the heat sink body.

US Pat. No. 10,701,840

POWER CONVERTER FOR RAILROAD VEHICLE

FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD., ...

1. A power converter for a railroad vehicle, comprising:a power converter body mounted on the railroad vehicle; and
a cooler that radiates heat of the power converter body,
wherein the cooler includes a base portion having a flat plate shape and a plurality of fin-plates each having a plate shape and connected to the base portion so as to protrude from one surface of the base portion opposite to the power converter body,
the plurality of fin-plates extends in a running direction of the railroad vehicle, is aligned in an alignment direction so as to be adjacent to each other, and protrudes in a protruding direction perpendicular to the running direction and the alignment direction,
adjacent ones of the plurality of fin-plates are spaced apart from each other from a base connected to the base portion to a distal end, and the plurality of fin-plates further spreads to both one side and the other side in the alignment direction from the base toward the distal end in the protruding direction,
the plurality of fin-plates is disposed such that a distance between the bases of adjacent fin-plates connected to the base portion is larger than a thickness of each of the plurality of fin-plates and further a distance between the distal ends of the adjacent fin-plates gradually increases from a center of the base portion toward the one side and from the center toward the other side in the alignment direction, and
the plurality of fin-plates is spaced apart from each other at equal intervals at the bases connected to the base portion, and a facing distance between the adjacent ones of the plurality of fin-plates in a direction in which the adjacent ones of the plurality of fin-plates face each other gradually increases from the base toward the distal end.

US Pat. No. 10,701,839

SERVER COOLING SYSTEM WITHOUT THE USE OF VAPOR COMPRESSION REFRIGERATION

International Business Ma...

1. A method for cooling a server center comprising:forming an air cooling path to cool first server components by convection to outdoor ambient air by passing the outdoor ambient air over the first server components;
circulating a liquid coolant to cool second server components through direct thermal conduction into the liquid coolant, the liquid coolant is cooled by flowing the outdoor ambient air over a heat exchanger without the use of a vapor compression refrigeration unit;
passing the outdoor ambient air into an entrance of the server center through openings on a plurality of sidewalls, each sidewall including a first side exposed to the outdoor ambient air and second side facing the first server components and the second server components;
passing heated air out of the server center through at least one chimney; and
channeling the outdoor ambient air entering above a raised floor to the heat exchangers and channeling the outdoor ambient air entering below the raised floor to the first server components.

US Pat. No. 10,701,838

SELF-INSTALLING CONNECTIONS FOR RACK LIQUID COOLING

Amazon Technologies, Inc....

1. A datacenter component rack system, comprising:a datacenter component rack having slots configured to receive electronic datacenter components at locations along a height of the datacenter component rack;
a liquid cooling system, comprising:
a delivery manifold disposed along the height of the datacenter component rack and configured to deliver liquid for cooling the electronic datacenter components;
a return manifold disposed along the height of the datacenter component rack, configured to receive liquid from the electronic datacenter components; and
an electronic datacenter component installed in the rack and comprising:
a first self-installing connector that secures a manifold coupling of the first self-installing connector to the delivery manifold and establishes a fluid connection between the delivery manifold and the manifold coupling of the first self-installing connector when the electronic datacenter component is inserted into the rack; and
a second self-installing connector that secures a manifold coupling of the second self-installing connector to the return manifold and establishes a fluid connection between the return manifold and the manifold coupling of the second self-installing connector when the electronic datacenter component is inserted into the datacenter component rack.

US Pat. No. 10,701,832

TWO-PHASE LIQUID COOLED ELECTRONICS

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MA...

1. A server system, comprising:a two-phase cooling system comprising a two-phase refrigerant loop that circulates a coolant refrigerant, the two-phase refrigerant loop comprising:
a heat exchanger;
a plurality of two-phase cooling devices; and
a plurality of control valves comprising:
a first control valve of the plurality of control valves in the two-phase refrigerant loop comprising the heat exchanger and a two-phase cooling system and located between a first two-phase cooling device of the plurality of two-phase cooling devices and the heat exchanger; and
a second control valve of the plurality of control valves located between the heat exchanger and a condenser, wherein the two-phase cooling system reduces a first temperature of a first electronic component in the server system using a pump that circulates the coolant refrigerant through the first two-phase cooling device associated with the first electronic component to cause the coolant refrigerant to flow through the condenser, the plurality of two-phase cooling devices, and the heat exchanger, and return to the condenser.

US Pat. No. 10,701,830

DATA CENTER COOLING DEVICE

WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., ...

1. An apparatus for routing air passing through a vent of an enclosure with electrical equipment, the apparatus comprising:a routing portion engaged with the enclosure and being in fluid communication with and covering the vent of the enclosure, the vent provided at a first side of the enclosure;
a distal portion arranged at a second side of the enclosure and open to surroundings, the second side of the enclosure being opposite to the first side of the enclosure; and
a channeling portion extending between a first end and a second end and forming a passage of the air between the first end and the second end, the channeling portion being in fluid communication with the routing portion at the first end and in fluid communication with the distal portion at the second end,
wherein the distal portion, the routing portion, and the channeling portion are positioned to allow the air to flow from the electrical equipment to the vent to the routing portion to the channeling portion to the distal portion to the surroundings or from the surroundings to the distal portion to the channeling portion to the routing portion to the vent to the electrical equipment.

US Pat. No. 10,701,827

ELECTRICAL JUNCTION BOX WITH DIVIDED PORTIONS

YAZAKI CORPORATION, Mina...

1. An electrical junction box comprising: a plurality of electric components; and an installing portion on which the plurality of electric components are installed, wherein the installing portion includes: a plurality of divided portions; and fastening portions for slidably connecting adjacent divided portions of the plurality of divided portions to each other while slidably positioning the adjacent divided portions relative to each other with elongated holes with the electrical components installed thereon, and wherein a longitudinal direction of the elongated holes is perpendicular to an installation direction of the electric components.

US Pat. No. 10,701,824

BENDING MODULE AND FOLDING DISPLAY DEVICE

COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.,...

1. A bending module adapted to vary between a flattened state and a bent state, the bending module comprising:a flexible unit having a neutral layer; and
a pair of supporting members correspondingly connected to the flexible unit,
wherein the flexible unit is deformed when the bending module varies between the flattened state and the bent state, and the pair of supporting members are independently rotated corresponding to one of a pair of centers of rotation always maintained on the neutral layer of the flexible unit to be relatively close to or far from each other.

US Pat. No. 10,701,822

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND SLIDE POSITIONING MECHANISM THEREOF

FOSITEK CORPORATION, New...

11. A slide positioning mechanism for an electronic device which includes a base cover with a concealed area, and a cover plate that has a front marginal region and that is slidable relative to the base cover in a longitudinal direction among a closed position, where the front marginal region covers the concealed area, an open position, where the front marginal region exposes the concealed area, and a transition position between the closed and open positions, said slide positioning mechanism being disposed between the base cover and the cover plate to permit the cover plate to be slidably positioned relative to said base cover in a selected one of the closed and open positions, slide positioning mechanism comprising:a base frame mounted on the base cover;
a guided frame mounted beneath the cover plate to slide therewith, and configured to be slidably guided by said base frame so as to permit the cover plate to be guided to slide relative to the base cover; and
at least one positioning assembly including a first magnetically attractive unit and a second magnetically attractive unit, said first magnetically attractive unit being mounted on and outboard of said base frame, and having a plurality of first magnetically attractive members arranged in tandem in the longitudinal direction, said second magnetically attractive unit being mounted beneath the cover plate to slide therewith, and having a plurality of second magnetically attractive members arranged in tandem in the longitudinal direction, said first and second magnetically attractive members respectively having north poles and south poles oriented such that when the cover plate is moved to the selected one of the closed and open positions, a relatively strong force of attraction is generated between said first and second magnetically attractive units so as to position the cover plate in the selected one of the closed and open positions, and such that once the cover plate is displaced to the transition position, a relatively strong force of repulsion is generated between said first and second magnetically attractive units to facilitate movement of the cover plate away from the transition position,
wherein
said base frame has
a base body with two body ends opposite to each other in a transverse direction relative to the longitudinal direction,
a pair of groove bottom walls each extending from a respective one of said body ends in a direction transverse to both the longitudinal direction and the transverse direction to terminate at a wall edge, and
a pair of groove lateral walls extending respectively from said wall edges of said groove bottom walls toward each other to form, in cooperation with said base body and said groove bottom walls, two elongated grooves which respectively extend in the longitudinal direction;
said guided frame has two guided marginal regions configured to be slidably retained in said elongated grooves, respectively, so as to permit said cover plate to be guided to slide relative to said base cover;
said positioning assembly further includes
a first mounting seat disposed on and outboard of one of said groove bottom walls, and having a first mounting surface, and
a second mounting seat mounted beneath said cover plate to slide therewith, and having a second mounting surface which confronts said first mounting surface, and
said first and second magnetically attractive units are respectively mounted on said first and second mounting surfaces to confront each other.

US Pat. No. 10,701,820

TAMPER PROOF APPROACHES FOR SECURING AN ENCLOSURE

FISHER CONTROLS INTERNATI...

1. A tamper proof control system comprising:a housing including a housing body having a first end having a housing threaded portion, the housing body defining an interior volume to accommodate an electronic process control device;
a cap including a cap body defining an interior volume and including a proximal end, a cap threaded portion, an exterior surface, and at least one groove formed on the exterior surface, the proximal end of the cap body defining a coupling portion;
wherein upon threadably securing the cap to the housing, the coupling portion of the cap engages the housing threaded portion to restrict relative rotation between the housing and the cap.

US Pat. No. 10,701,815

DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:a first substrate;
a plurality of pixel electrodes disposed on the first substrate;
a coil disposed between the plurality of pixel electrodes and the first substrate in a manner that at least a part of the coil overlaps at least a part of the plurality of pixel electrodes and the first substrate;
a first terminal connected to a first end of the coil; and
a second terminal connected to a second end of the coil.

US Pat. No. 10,701,811

SURFACE-TREATED COPPER FOIL, AND COPPER-CLAD LAMINATE AND PRINTED WIRING BOARD USING SAME

Furukawa Electric Co., Lt...

1. A surface-treated copper foil comprising a copper foil substrate, at least one surface of which has a surface treatment coat including at least a roughening-treated surface on which roughening particles are formed, whereinobservation of a cross-section of the surface-treated copper foil with a scanning electron microscope shows that
on a surface of the surface treatment coat, a standard deviation of the particle height of the roughening particles is 0.16 ?m or more and 0.30 ?m or less, and an average value of a ratio of the particle height to the particle width (particle height/particle width) of the roughening particles is 2.30 or more and 4.00 or less.

US Pat. No. 10,701,809

FLEXIBLE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND DISPLAY APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME

LG Display Co., Ltd., Se...

1. A display apparatus, comprising:a display panel;
a flexible printed circuit board electrically connected to the display panel on a first side, the flexible printed circuit board comprising:
a base film having a notch on a second side of the flexible printed circuit board, and
a plurality of rows of impact absorbing parts spaced apart from each other along an edge of the notch; and
a printed circuit board which is electrically connected to a third side of the flexible printed circuit board, the second side between the third side and the first side, wherein the notch overlaps an edge of the display panel at which the flexible printed circuit board makes contact with the display panel.

US Pat. No. 10,701,806

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD INCLUDING SUB-CIRCUIT BOARD

Samsung Electro-Mechanics...

1. A printed circuit board, comprising:a core member comprising a through-hole;
a sub-circuit board disposed in the through-hole;
a first insulating layer disposed on the core member and the sub-circuit board;
an outer circuit layer disposed on the first insulating layer, and comprising
first circuit patterns having a first pitch and disposed to overlap the core member in a thickness direction, and
second circuit patterns having a second pitch and disposed to overlap the sub-circuit board in the thickness direction;
an electronic device electrically connected to the outer circuit layer; and
a die electrically connected to the outer circuit layer,
wherein the first pitch is larger than the second pitch, and
wherein the die and the electronic device are disposed on opposing surfaces of the printed circuit board, and the die, the sub-circuit board, and the electronic device overlap each other in the thickness direction.

US Pat. No. 10,701,805

COMPOSITE SUBSTRATE, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING COMPOSITE SUBSTRATE, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING FLEXIBLE BOARD

MURATA MANUFACTURING CO.,...

1. A composite substrate comprising: a flexible board including a flexible insulating base material; and a mounting board bonded to the flexible board; wherein the flexible board includes: a first end in a length direction; a second end in the length direction; a first bonding portion provided in a vicinity of the first end; a second bonding portion provided in a vicinity of the second end; a circuit portion provided between the first bonding portion and the second bonding portion in the length direction;a first positioning member of which at least a portion is provided between the first end and the first bonding portion in the length direction; and a second positioning member of which at least a portion is provided between the second end and the second bonding portion in the length direction; the mounting board includes: a first mounting board side bonding portion to which the first bonding portion is to be bonded by surface mounting; a second mounting board side bonding portion to which the second bonding portion is to be bonded by surface mounting; a first mounting board side positioning member to be fixed to the first positioning member; and a second mounting board side positioning member to be fixed to the second positioning member; wherein the first positioning member includes a positioning hole provided in the flexible board; and the first mounting board side positioning member includes a convex portion provided on the mounting board; wherein the flexible board further comprises an auxiliary conductor located in proximity to the positioning hole and surrounding or substantially surrounding the positioning hole in a plan view; and the positioning hole has a shape in which a plane cross sectional area decreases from a surface of the flexible board on a side on which the flexible board is mounted to the mounting board toward a center position in a thickness direction of the flexible insulating base material.

US Pat. No. 10,701,802

ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS ATTACHED TO FABRIC

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. An item, comprising:fabric comprising intertwined strands of material, wherein the fabric has a pocket and the intertwined strands of material include a conductive strand that passes through the pocket; and
an electrical component in the pocket, wherein the electrical component has a groove and wherein the conductive strand is soldered to the electrical component in the groove.

US Pat. No. 10,701,801

MULTIFUNCTIONAL TEXTILE SENSOR

1. A multifunctional textile sensor, knitted in a textile structure comprising:knitted conductive yarns forming a knitted self-capacitive sensor;
one or more printed self-capacitive sensors;
a printed electroluminescent device;
one or more printed conductive tracks disposed between the printed electroluminescent device and the one or more printed self-capacitive sensors, wherein the one or more printed conductive tracks are not in contact with the printed electroluminescent device and not in contact with the one or more printed self-capacitive sensors; and
a polymeric membrane between the textile structure and the printed conductive tracks, printed self-capacitive sensor and printed electroluminescent device;
wherein the one or more printed conductive tracks are grounded, creating an electromagnetic barrier placed between the self-capacitive sensor and the electroluminescent device.

US Pat. No. 10,701,800

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS

Hewlett Packard Enterpris...

1. A printed circuit board (PCB), comprising:a substrate;
a receive line and a transmit line linking to a receive via and a transmit via, respectively, in the substrate; and
a first path and a second path connected to each via, wherein each first path and second path is interrupted by a first pair of contacts and a second pair of contacts, respectively, wherein
the transmit line and the receive line are in internal layers of the substrate, the first path connected to the receive via is printed on a first face of the substrate, the first path connected to the transmit via is printed on a second face, the second path connected to the receive via is printed on the second face, and the second path connected to the transmit via is printed on the first face;
when a first resistor is coupled to the first pair of contacts of the receive via, a first signal path is formed between a receive connection point of a first connector and the receive line;
when a first capacitor is inserted in the first pair of contacts of the transmit via, a second signal path is formed between a transmit connection of point of the first connector and the transmit line;
when a second resistor is inserted in the second pair of contacts of the receive via, a third signal path is formed between a receive connection point of a second connector and the receive line; and
when a second capacitor is inserted in the second pair of contacts of the transmit via, a fourth signal path is formed between a transmit connection point of the second connector and the transmit line.

US Pat. No. 10,701,798

SYSTEMS AND APPARATUSES FOR POWER ELECTRONICS WITH HIGH CURRENT CARRYING CONDUCTORS

GE Aviation Systems Limit...

1. An apparatus for electrically switching current, comprising:a first conductor formed of an electrically conductive material and having a first longitudinal axis;
a second conductor formed of the electrically conductive material and having a second longitudinal axis;
a set of switching components, each component selectively configured to electrically couple the first conductor to the second conductor; and
a printed circuit board on which the first and second conductors are disposed;
wherein a predetermined width of the first conductor along the first longitudinal axis varies such that the current density in the first conductor is substantially constant along the first longitudinal axis and a predetermined width of the second conductor along the second longitudinal axis varies such that the current density in the second conductor is substantially constant along the second longitudinal axis.

US Pat. No. 10,701,797

EMBEDDING DISCRETE COMPONENTS HAVING VARIABLE DIMENSIONS IN A SUBSTRATE

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MA...

1. A multi-layered substrate comprising:a substrate body;
a front face layer formed on a front face of the substrate body;
a back faced layer formed on a back face of the substrate body;
a cavity formed in the multi-layered substrate;
wherein the cavity extends from the front face layer of the multi-layered substrate through the substrate body to the back face layer of the multi-layered substrate;
wherein the cavity comprises a cavity width dimension and a cavity height dimension;
wherein the cavity width dimension is less than the cavity height dimension; and
a discrete component within the cavity;
wherein the discrete component comprises a discrete component width dimension and a discrete component height dimension;
wherein the discrete component width dimension is less than the discrete component height dimension;
wherein the cavity width dimension is less than the discrete component height dimension;
wherein the discrete component comprises a multi-layered top terminal and a bottom terminal;
wherein the multi-layered top terminal comprises a first top terminal layer and a second top terminal layer;
wherein the discrete component is positioned within the cavity such that the multi-layered top terminal is above the bottom terminal and such that a top surface of the second top terminal layer is below the front face layer of the multi-layered substrate;
wherein the discrete component is further positioned within the cavity such that a top surface of the first top terminal layer is substantially planar with respect to a top surface of the front face layer of the multi-layered substrate;
wherein a width dimension of the first top terminal layer is greater than a width dimension of the second top terminal layer;
wherein the first top terminal layer fills in a top opening of the cavity; and
a top conductive material formed over the first top terminal layer such that the top conductive material is electrically coupled through the first top terminal layer to the second top terminal layer;
wherein the discrete component is positioned within the cavity such that a bottom surface of the bottom terminal is substantially planar with respect to a bottom surface of the back face layer of the multi-layered substrate;
wherein the cavity further comprises a bottom conductive portion; and
wherein the discrete component is further positioned within the cavity such that the bottom terminal of the discrete component is electrically coupled to the bottom conductive portion of the cavity.

US Pat. No. 10,701,794

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND POWER COPPER SURFACE CONFIGURATION METHOD THEREOF

Pegatron Corporation, Ta...

1. A printed circuit board, comprising:a first power supply component;
a second power supply component;
a power sink component;
a first power copper surface portion, electrically connected to the first power supply component;
a second power copper surface portion, electrically connected to the second power supply component;
a third power copper surface portion, electrically connected to the power sink component;
a convergence copper surface portion, electrically connected to the first power copper surface portion, the second power copper surface portion and the third power copper surface portion, wherein currents provided by the first power supply component and the second power supply component flow to the convergence copper surface portion via the first power copper surface portion and the second power copper surface portion, respectively and flow to the power sink component via the convergence copper surface portion;
a first grounding copper surface portion, electrically connected to the first power supply component and the power sink component; and
a second grounding copper surface portion, electrically connected to the second power supply component and the power sink component, wherein the first power supply component, the second power supply component, the power sink component, the first power copper surface portion, the second power copper surface portion, the third power copper surface portion, the convergence copper surface portion, the first grounding copper surface portion and the second grounding copper surface portion conform to a current balancing design of the printed circuit board,
wherein when a first sum of equivalent resistances of the first power copper surface portion and the first grounding copper surface portion and a second sum of equivalent resistances of the second power copper surface portion and the second grounding copper surface portion satisfy the following inequality, the first power supply component, the second power supply component, the power sink component, the first power copper surface portion, the second power copper surface portion, the third power copper surface portion, the convergence copper surface portion, the first grounding copper surface portion and the second grounding copper surface portion confirm to the current balancing design:

Where the first tolerable difference value corresponds to the current of the first power supply component, and the second tolerable difference value corresponds to the current of the second power supply component,
or, when an absolute value of a difference value between the current of the first power supply component and an average current is less than or equal to the first tolerable difference value, and an absolute value of a difference value between the current of the second power supply component and the average current is less than or equal to the second tolerable difference value, the first power supply component, the second power supply component, the power sink component, the first power copper surface portion, the second power copper surface portion, the third power copper surface portion, the convergence copper surface portion, the first grounding copper surface portion and the second grounding copper surface portion conform to the current balancing design.

US Pat. No. 10,701,793

COMPONENT CARRIER COMPRISING A COPPER FILLED MULTIPLE-DIAMETER LASER DRILLED BORE

1. A component carrier, comprising:a layer stack formed of an electrically insulating structure and an electrically conductive structure;
a bore extending into the layer stack and having a first bore section with a first diameter and a connected second bore section with a second diameter differing from the first diameter;
a thermally conductive material filling the bore; and
an electronic component with electric terminals,
wherein the electronic component is configured for being packaged in a component carrier system including the component carrier and a further component carrier such that the second bore section of the component carrier abuts a further first bore section of the further component carrier,
wherein the electronic component is packaged in a high-density layer structure.

US Pat. No. 10,701,789

METHOD FOR DRIVING X-RAY SOURCE

ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMU...

1. A method for driving an X-ray source, which comprises a cathode electrode, an electron source provided on the cathode electrode and configured to emit an electron beam, an anode target comprising an electron beam irradiation surface with the electron beam irradiated thereto, the method comprising:providing the electron beam in a plurality of main pulses,
wherein each of the main pulses comprises a plurality of short pulses having an idle time and a pulse time, and each of the idle time and the pulse time is shorter than a duration time of the main pulse,
wherein applying the plurality of short pulses comprises:
irradiating the electron beam from the electron source towards the electron beam irradiation surface during the pulse time; and
idling the electron beam during the idle time,
wherein a duty cycle of the short pulse is 0.4 to 0.6 where the duty cycle is obtained by dividing the idle time by a sum of the pulse time and the idle time,
wherein the X-ray source device further comprises a gate electrode including an opening at a position corresponding to the electron source and a transistor connected to the cathode electrode, and
wherein the method further comprises controlling emission of the electron beam in several nanoseconds (ns) to several seconds by applying a continuous DC voltage to the gate electrode and applying the plurality of short pulses to a transistor gate.

US Pat. No. 10,701,787

X-RAY CONVERSION TARGET AND X-RAY GENERATOR

Nuctech Company Limited, ...

1. An X-ray conversion target, comprising a target body and a target part disposed within the target body, the target part having a first face configured to produce X-rays;wherein, the X-ray conversion target further comprises a cooling passage having a side wall, at least a part of the side wall being constituted by a portion of the target part;
wherein, the cooling passage comprises a cooling groove located in a second face of the target part, the second face and the first face being two faces of the target part facing away from each other; and
the cooling groove is defined by the second face together with a first ridge and a second ridge, which are arranged opposite to each other and extend along an edge of the second face of the target part respectively;
wherein, the cooling passage comprises an annular groove provided in the target body at a side of the target part provided within the target body.

US Pat. No. 10,701,785

NETWORKED LIGHTING COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Valley Business Solutions...

1. A system, comprising:a network comprising an automated power over ethernet (POE) switch that inherently cannot be manually actuated, the POE switch configured to only communicatively receive light-controlling commands from a light-controlling interface device;
a plurality of lights communicatively coupled to the network only via a device controller that is communicatively coupled to the POE switch and the plurality of lights only receive light-controlling commands from the device controller, simultaneously therewith the POE switch also provides power to the plurality of lights and the device controller; and
a processor communicatively coupled to the POE switch, the processor configured for transmitting light-controlling data to the plurality of lights over the network via the POE switch and the device controller communicatively coupled to the POE switch, the light-controlling data comprising commands for implementing colors of the plurality of lights based upon the light-controlling data.

US Pat. No. 10,701,784

INTERACTIVE USER INTERFACE FUNCTIONALITY FOR LIGHTING DEVICES OR SYSTEM

ABL IP HOLDING LLC, Cony...

1. A system, comprising:lighting devices, each respective lighting device comprising:
an illumination light source for illumination of a space;
a communication interface configured to enable communication via a network link; and
a processor coupled to control the light source and coupled to communicate via the communication interface and the network link with one or more others of the lighting devices and configured to control operations of at least the respective lighting device;
wherein:
at least one of the lighting devices includes a user input sensor configured to detect user inputs of a user, wherein the user inputs include an audio input and the user input sensor includes a microphone to receive the audio input;
one or more of the processors of the lighting devices is further configured to:
digitize, the audio input detected via the microphone, into an audio data segment;
convert the audio data segment into a parsed representation of speech;
recognize a command in the parsed representation of speech by:
sending, to a server, the parsed representation of speech and receiving, from the server, the recognized command in response to sending the parsed representation of speech; or
analyzing, on one or more of the lighting devices, the parsed representation of speech to recognize the command in the parsed representation of speech;
control an operation of at least one of the lighting devices as a function of the recognized lighting command.

US Pat. No. 10,701,782

VERIFICATION DEVICE FOR A CONNECTED LIGHTING SYSTEM

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Ei...

1. A verification device to detect malfunction in a connected lighting system, the connected lighting system comprising multiple luminaires and multiple occupancy sensors, the multiple luminaires being partitioned into control zones which are controlled in dependency on one or more corresponding occupancy sensors, the connected lighting system being organized according to a hierarchical structure wherein the multiple occupancy sensors are at a first hierarchical level, the control zones are at a second hierarchical level, the multiple occupancy sensors at the first hierarchical level corresponding to control zones at the second hierarchical level, the control zones being partitioned into sets which are at a third hierarchical level, the connected lighting system being connected to a database and arranged to store sensor data obtained from the multiple occupancy sensors, the verification device comprising:an input interface arranged to connect to the database and obtain the sensor data obtained from the multiple occupancy sensors,
an aggregation unit arranged to compute occupancy values which are indicative of average occupancy over a specified time period at different hierarchical levels by applying a statistical measure, an occupancy value at the first hierarchical level indicating an occupancy value of an occupancy sensor, an occupancy value at the second hierarchical level indicating of an occupancy value of a control zone, and an occupancy value at the third hierarchical level indicating an occupancy value of a set of control zones, and
a processing unit arranged to compare an occupancy value at a lower hierarchical level with a corresponding occupancy value at a higher hierarchical level, finding deviations between said occupancy value at the lower hierarchical level and said corresponding occupancy value at the higher hierarchical that are greater than a threshold and that indicate a malfunction in the connected lighting system and producing a signal to communicate the malfunction.

US Pat. No. 10,701,776

METHODS FOR GENERATING MELATONIN-RESPONSE-TUNED WHITE LIGHT WITH HIGH COLOR RENDERING

EcoSense Lighting, Inc., ...

1. A method of generating white light, the method comprising:producing light from a first light emitting diode (“LED”) string;
producing light from a second LED string;
producing light from a third LED string, a fourth LED string, or both the third LED string and the fourth LED string; and
passing the light produced by each of the first, second, third, and fourth LED strings through one of a plurality of respective luminophoric mediums;
combining the light exiting the plurality of respective luminophoric mediums together into white light;
wherein the combined white light corresponds to at least one of a plurality of points along a predefined path near the black body locus in the 1931 CIE Chromaticity Diagram;
wherein one or more of the first, second, third, and fourth LED strings comprises a ultraviolet or violet LED having a peak wavelength of between about 360 nm and about 430 nm;
wherein:
the light produced from the first LED string is passed through a first recipient luminophoric medium that comprises a first luminescent material, wherein light exiting the first luminophoric medium comprises unsaturated light having a first color point within a blue color range;
the light produced from the second LED string is passed through a second recipient luminophoric medium that comprises a second luminescent material, wherein the light exiting the second luminophoric medium comprises unsaturated light having a second color point within a red color range;
the light produced from the third LED string is passed through a third recipient luminophoric medium that comprises a third luminescent material, wherein the light exiting the third luminophoric medium comprises unsaturated light having a third color point within a yellow/green color range;
the light produced from the fourth LED string is passed through a fourth recipient luminophoric medium that comprises a fourth luminescent material, wherein the light exiting the fourth luminophoric medium comprises unsaturated light having a fourth color point within a cyan color range; and,
wherein
the blue color range is defined by a line connecting the ccx, ccy color coordinates of the infinity point of the Planckian locus (0.242, 0.24) and (0.12, 0.068), the Planckian locus from 4000K and infinite CCT, the constant CCT line of 4000K, the line of purples, and the spectral locus
the red color range is defined by the spectral locus between the constant CCT line of 1600K and the line of purples, the line of purples, a line connecting the ccx, ccy color coordinates (0.61, 0.21) and (0.47, 0.28), and the constant CCT line of 1600K
the yellow/green color range is defined by the constant CCT line of 4600K, the Planckian locus between 4600K and 550K, the spectral locus, and a line connecting the ccx, ccy color coordinates (0.445, 0.555) and (0.38, 0.505);
the cyan color range is defined by a line connecting the ccx, ccy color coordinates (0.18, 0.55) and (0.27, 0.72), the constant CCT line of 9000K, the Planckian locus between 9000K and 4600K, the constant CCT line of 4600K, and the spectral locus.

US Pat. No. 10,701,772

LIGHTING DEVICE WITH VARIABLE LIGHT DISTRIBUTION

1. A lighting device having an electronically adjustable light distribution, the lighting device comprising:a first group of light-emitting diodes characterized as having a first beam opening angle;
a second group of light-emitting diodes characterized as having a second beam opening angle; and
an electronic circuit for electronically controlling said first and second groups of light-emitting diodes separately, the electronic circuit comprising:
a first driver circuit configured to drive the first group of light-emitting diodes; and
a second driver circuit configured to drive the second group of light-emitting diodes;
wherein the first beam opening angle is of a greater full width at half maximum (FWHM) than the second beam opening angle, wherein:
the FWHM of the first beam opening angle is between about 90-110°; and
the FWHM of the second beam opening angle is between about 30-50°.

US Pat. No. 10,701,765

FLEXIBLE CONVERTIBLE HOTPLATE ADAPTER FOR ROUNDED VESSELS AND OBJECTS

1. A device to facilitate the heating of rounded vessels and other rounded objects comprising:a flexible polymeric support comprising:
a plurality of folds so as to form said flexible polymeric support into a plurality of nested, concentric hollow cylindrical portions each having respective upper edges and adapted to be arranged and fixed in at least two configurations such that said upper edges of said concentric hollow cylindrical portions accommodate at least two respective spherical section contours of at least two respective different sizes, and so as to be adapted to contact rounded vessels or other rounded objects of two respective different sizes.

US Pat. No. 10,701,763

THICK FILM ELEMENT WITH HIGH HEAT CONDUCTIVITY ON TWO SIDES THEREOF

1. A thick film element with high heat conductivity on two sides thereof, comprising: a carrier; a thick film coating deposited on the carrier; and a covering layer overlaid on the coating, wherein the thick film coating is a heating material, and a mode of heating is electrical heating, wherein the carrier, the thick film coating and the covering layer are selected from a material that fulfills every of following equations:Q2?Q3;
Q2?Q1;
and Q1=a×Q3, Q2=b×Q1, Q2=c×Q3;
wherein 0.1?a?150, 1?b?2500, 100?c?10000:
wherein a calculation formula for Q1 is

a calculation formula for Q2 is

a calculation formula for Q3 isT2 T2 T0?25° C.;
wherein Q1 represents a heat transfer rate of the covering layer; Q2 represents a heat transfer rate of the thick film coating; Q3 represents a heat transfer rate of the carrier;
?1 represents a heat conductivity coefficient of the covering layer; ?2 represents a heat conductivity coefficient of the thick film coating; ?3 represents a heat conductivity coefficient of the carrier;
A represents a contact area of the thick film coating with the covering layer or the carrier;
b1 represents a thickness of the covering layer; b2 represents a thickness of the thick film coating; b3 represents a thickness of the carrier;
T0 represents an initial temperature of the thick film element; T1 represents a surface temperature of the covering layer; T2 represents a heating temperature of the thick film coating; T3 represents a surface temperature of the carrier;
b2?50 ?m; b3?b1, b1?1 mm, b3?1 mm;
and TMinimum melting point of carrier>25° C.

US Pat. No. 10,701,762

HEAT RADIATION DEVICE, AND PROCESSING DEVICE USING HEAT RADIATION DEVICE

NGK Insulators, Ltd., Na...

1. A heat radiation device configured to radiate radiant energy in a specific wavelength range, the heat radiation device comprising:a laminated structure in which a plurality of layers is laminated,
wherein the laminated structure comprises;
a heat source;
a meta-material structure layer arranged on a front surface side of the heat source and configured to radiate the radiant energy in the specific wavelength range by converting heat energy inputted from the heat source into the radiant energy in the specific wavelength range; and
a rear-surface metal layer arranged on a rear surface side of the heat source
wherein an average emissivity of the rear-surface metal layer is smaller than an average emissivity of the meta-material structure layer.

US Pat. No. 10,701,759

PREDICTIVE LOCATION SELECTION TRANSPORTATION OPTIMIZATION SYSTEM

Uber Techologies, Inc., ...

1. A method for operating a network computer system, the method being performed by one or more processors of the network computer system and comprising:receiving, from a computing device of a user over a network, data corresponding to (i) a position of the user at a first time and (ii) a service destination specified by the user;
based on the position of the user, selecting a plurality of providers and a plurality of predefined service areas;
generating probability scores for at least some of the predefined service areas, the probability scores based on predicted availability of the plurality of providers to provide service to the user from that predefined service area to the service destination at a second time, wherein the second time corresponds to a predicted delay between the first time and receiving a request for service from the user, wherein determining the predicted availability of a given provider within a given predefined service area at the second time is based, at least in part, on a comparison of a directional heading of the given provider and the service destination specified by the user;
determining an optimal service area, from the plurality of predefined service areas, based on the probability scores; and
transmitting, to the computing device of the user, data corresponding to the optimal service area.

US Pat. No. 10,701,758

METHOD FOR CONTINUOUSLY PROVIDING EMERGENCY CALL SERVICE THROUGH PACKET NETWORK

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by an entity for a call session control function (CSCF) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:transmitting, to a terminating access domain selection (T-ADS), a first message to make a call for a user equipment (UE); and
receiving, from the T-ADS, a second message as a response to the first message,
wherein in case that the UE has an ongoing IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) voice over packet switched (PS) session, a PS domain for the ongoing IMS voice over the PS session is selected for the ongoing IMS voice over the PS session by the T-ADS, and
wherein the ongoing IMS voice over the PS session is maintained in case that the UE performs a tracking area update (TAU) procedure from a first tracking area (TA) to a second TA and IMS voice over PS sessions are not supported in the second TA.

US Pat. No. 10,701,755

WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS USING VIRTUALIZED BASE STATIONS NETWORK

Phazr, Inc., Allen, TX (...

1. A method for wireless communication, comprising:transmitting a first uplink signal by a user equipment (UE) to a first virtualized radio unit;
transmitting a second uplink signal by the UE to a second virtualized radio unit,
wherein the first and second uplink signals are processed by one or more virtual machines shared by both the first and second radio units, and
wherein a first virtual machine implements at least one of a lower physical layer (PHY-Low), an analog-to-digital converter (ADC), a digital-to-analog converter (DAC), and a radio frequency (RF) transceiver, and
wherein a second virtual machine implements at least one of a Radio Link Control (RLC) layer, a Medium Access Control (MAC) layer, and a higher physical (PHY-high) layer
maintaining connection by the UE with the first virtual radio unit during a first time interval; and
switching connection by the UE during a second time interval from the first virtual radio unit to the second virtual radio unit.

US Pat. No. 10,701,752

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR ALLOCATING COEXISTENCE RESOURCE IN UNLICENSED BAND

Electronics and Telecommu...

1. An apparatus for allocating a coexistence resource on an unlicensed band, the apparatus comprising:a processor; and
a memory storing at least one instruction executed by the processor;
wherein, the at least one instruction is configured to:
configure a plurality of subframes, each subframe including a payload resource and the coexistence resource, the coexistence resource located after the payload resource in each subframe;
monitor the coexistence resource included in a subframe # n among the plurality of subframes, to detect a signal from another system in the coexistence resource of the subframe # n; and
when the signal is not detected in the coexistence resource of the subframe # n, transmit a data unit and a reference signal in the payload resource included in a next subframe # n+1, among the plurality of subframes,
wherein the coexistence resource is not used for transmitting the data unit and the reference signal, the coexistence resource is different from the payload resource, and the coexistence resource occupies one or more symbols among a last one or three symbols in each of the plurality of subframes.

US Pat. No. 10,701,750

LOCATION-AWARE IDENTIFICATION OF NETWORK RESOURCES

ARRIS Enterprises LLC, S...

1. An electronic device, comprising:an interface circuit that is configured to communicate with a radio node and a cellular-telephone network, wherein the electronic device is configured to:
determine a location of the electronic device;
provide, to an output node of the electronic device, information that specifies the location for the cellular-telephone network, wherein the information is associated with a first connection to the cellular-telephone network;
receive, from an input node of the electronic device, mapping information; and
when the mapping information indicates that there are available channels in associated bands of frequencies at the location, wherein a given available channel has not be dynamically allocated by a spectrum allocation server in the bands of frequencies:
perform, via the input node, a scan of the available channels in the associated bands of frequencies, wherein the available channels are a subset of the bands of frequencies; and
establish, via the input node and the output node, a second connection with the radio node based on scan results, wherein the bands of frequencies comprise a shared-license-access band of frequencies and the second connection is in the shared-license-access band of frequencies; and
wherein the shared-license-access band of frequencies is shared by the radio node with another user that has higher priority than the radio node and unavailable channels in the shared-license-access band of frequencies are allocated by the spectrum allocation server to the other user.

US Pat. No. 10,701,746

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR AUTOMATIC PAIRING OF DEVICES

INDIE HEALTH LLC, Del Ma...

1. A system comprising:a mobile device having a user identifier (ID), short range communication interface, and an application;
a provider server communicatively coupled to the mobile device and configured to
store a plurality of first device IDs associated with a plurality of remote devices, the application being associated with the provider server; and
a device manager server communicatively coupled to the provider server and the mobile device, and configured to
receive the user ID,
receive the plurality of first device IDs from the provider server,
associate the user ID with the plurality of first device IDs in a database, and
provide the plurality of first device IDs to the application based on the user ID;
the application being configured to
receive the plurality of first device IDs from the device manager server,
provide the first device IDs to the mobile device, such that the mobile device is paired with the plurality of remote devices,
receive data from a remote device with a device ID that is one of the plurality of first device IDs, and
perform at least one of the following operations: store the data, display the data or send the data to a backend server.

US Pat. No. 10,701,745

SECURE AD HOC NETWORK ACCESS

Intel IP Corporation, Sa...

1. A device for establishing a device-to-device connection using device provisioning protocol (DPP), the device comprising a storage device and processing circuitry, the processing circuity coupled to the storage, and the processing circuity configured to:cause to scan a quick response (QR) code of a first device, wherein the QR code comprises device information based on a first key, a global operating class, and supported Wi-Fi bands;
store the device information in the storage device;
select a device provisioning protocol (DPP) configuration method;
determine one or more DPP attributes associated with the DPP configuration method;
cause to send a probe request to the first device to discover a possible match for one or more services associated with the first device, wherein the probe request comprises the DPP attributes;
identify a probe response indicating a match for at least one of the one or more services, wherein the probe request includes a DPP information element (IE) associated with the DPP attributes of the probe request;
perform DPP provisioning with the first device using the DPP attributes; and;
establish a connection with the first device based on the DPP provisioning;
cause to form an ad hoc wireless network group based at least in part on the probe response; and
cause to exchange one or more messages to provide access for the first device to the ad hoc wireless network group based at least in part on the first key and the one or more in-band attributes.

US Pat. No. 10,701,744

SERVICE CONTINUITY ENSURING METHOD, CONTROL PLANE GATEWAY, AND MOBILITY MANAGEMENT NETWORK ELEMENT

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A communication method, comprising:receiving, by a control plane gateway, location information of a user equipment from a mobility management network element;
selecting, by the control plane gateway, a first user plane gateway for the user equipment according to the location information of the user equipment;
receiving, by the control plane gateway from the mobility management network element, a first request for establishing a data forwarding tunnel, wherein the first request carries routing information of a target base station;
sending, by the control plane gateway to the first user plane gateway, a second request for establishing the data forwarding tunnel, wherein the second request carries the routing information of the target base station;
sending, by the control plane gateway to a source user plane gateway, a third request for establishing the data forwarding tunnel, wherein the third request carries routing information of the first user plane gateway;
receiving, by the first user plane gateway, downlink user plane data of the user equipment from the source user plane gateway through the data forwarding tunnel; and
sending, by the first user plane gateway, the downlink user plane data of the user equipment to the target base station through the data forwarding tunnel.

US Pat. No. 10,701,739

CALL TRANSMITTING/RECEIVING METHOD IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR SAME

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for receiving a call by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:establishing a one-to-one connection with a relay UE;
transmitting, to a session initiation protocol (SIP) server, an SIP register message including information related to IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) deregistration of the relay UE; and
receiving a call from the SIP server,
wherein when the connection between the UE and the relay UE is released, the relay UE is IMS-registered,
wherein based on the UE using an IP address that is different from a current IP address in transmitting the SIP register message to the SIP server, the transmission is an IMS re-registration message.

US Pat. No. 10,701,738

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD, USER EQUIPMENT, AND BASE STATION

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. An uplink data transmission method, comprising:transmitting, by a user equipment, uplink data for at least one service through an access point (AP) of a wireless local area network (WLAN), wherein the at least one service includes a first service;
receiving, from a base station, by the user equipment, indication information for stopping transmitting the uplink data for the first service through the AP of the WLAN, wherein the indication information for stopping transmitting includes a bearer identifier identifying the first service, and wherein the indication information for stopping transmitting is generated by the base station in response to an actual load of the AP exceeds a threshold load; and
stopping, by the user equipment according to the bearer identifier, transmitting the uplink data for the first service through the AP.

US Pat. No. 10,701,735

METHODS AND DEVICES FOR GENERATING AND DETECTING RANDOM ACCESS PREAMBLES

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

13. A terminal device , the terminal device configured to transmit a random access preamble in a transmitting sub-frame, the sub-frame comprising a number of OFDM, Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing, symbols in a time domain, the terminal device comprising:a sequence creating circuitry configured to create a sequence that comprises a plurality of random access sequences;
a grouping circuitry configured to divide the plurality of random access sequences into a number Nc of groups, each of groups including two or more random access sequences of the plurality of random access sequences, wherein the number of the groups is informed from a network device to the terminal device via PRACH, Physical Random Access CHannel, configuration;
a code division multiplexing circuitry configured to perform code division multiplexing with respect to each of the groups of the plurality of random access sequences in a frequency domain, based on an orthogonal cover code selected for the terminal device from a pre-defined code set,
wherein performing code division multiplexing with respect to each of the groups of the plurality of random access sequences in a frequency domain, based on the orthogonal cover code selected for the terminal device from a pre-defined code set comprises:
for a frequency domain vector of the nsth random access sequence in the ngth group,
multiplying the frequency domain vector of the nhd sth random access sequence with the ngth element of the orthogonal cover code; and
a transforming circuitry configured to transform signals after the code division multiplexing into the time domain to generate the random access preamble for the terminal device.

US Pat. No. 10,701,733

TRANSMISSION RESOURCE OBTAINING METHOD AND USER EQUIPMENT

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A transmission resource obtaining method, comprising:receiving first configuration information from a base station, and obtaining request resources based on the first configuration information, wherein the request resources comprise a scheduling request (SR) resource and a physical random access channel (PRACH) resource;
determining a target request resource from the request resources based on time information of user equipment, wherein the target request resource comprises one or more of the SR resource and the PRACH resource; and
sending an uplink resource request to the base station by using the target request resource.

US Pat. No. 10,701,728

OPERATION METHOD IN WIRELESS LAN SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS FOR SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting data by a station (STA) in a wireless local area network (WLAN) system, the method comprising:receiving a poll frame from an access point (AP);
in response to the poll frame, transmitting a service period request (SPR) frame including either (i) a first configuration related to a specific channel or (ii) a second configuration related to a channel bandwidth;
after transmitting the SPR frame, receiving a grant frame for dynamically allocating an allocation period within a data transmission interval (DTI) from the AP, during the DTI,
wherein the grant frame comprises dynamic allocation information for, during the allocation period, allocating either a plurality of channels including a primary channel of the WLAN system or at least one secondary channel except the primary channel; and
transmitting data in the allocation period through either the plurality of channels including the primary channel or the at least one secondary channel except the primary channel allocated by the dynamic allocation information.

US Pat. No. 10,701,725

SCHEDULING RESOURCE CONFIGURATION METHOD AND APPARATUS, USER EQUIPMENT, AND BASE STATION

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A scheduling resource configuration method, comprising:generating scheduling configuration indication information for user equipment, wherein the scheduling configuration indication information comprises a plurality of pieces of scheduling configuration information, each piece of scheduling configuration information comprising corresponding semi-persistent scheduling (SPS) resource configuration information, wherein an interval range of a corresponding data packet feature value is preset for each piece of scheduling configuration information, and the scheduling configuration indication information is used to instruct the user equipment to select, from the plurality of pieces of scheduling configuration information comprised in the scheduling configuration indication information, scheduling configuration information for a target service of the user equipment; and
sending the scheduling configuration indication information to the user equipment, so that the user equipment selects the scheduling configuration information for the target service based on a data packet feature value of the target service to transmit data of the target service, wherein the data packet feature value of the target service comprises a data packet size value and/or a data packet interval value.

US Pat. No. 10,701,722

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING CONTENTION WINDOW SIZE IN RADIO ACCESS SYSTEM SUPPORTING UNLICENSED BAND

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

3. A user equipment (UE) configured to adjust a contention window size (CWS) to transmit uplink data in a wireless access system supporting an unlicensed band, comprising:a transmitter;
a receiver; and
a processor,
wherein the processor is configured to:
control the receiver to receive downlink control information (DCI) including a new data indicator (NDI) from a base station;
adjust the CWS based on a determination whether a value of the NDI is toggled;
control the transmitter and the receiver to perform a channel sensing of the unlicensed band based on the adjusted CWS; and
control the transmitter to transmit the uplink data scheduled by the DCI, based on a determination that the unlicensed band is in an idle state as a result of the channel sensing.

US Pat. No. 10,701,717

COEXISTENCE OF AUTONOMOUS AND GRANT BASED UPLINK TRANSMISSIONS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication at a user equipment (UE), comprising:determining that the UE is operating in a limited power state;
identifying an autonomous uplink (UL) transmission to transmit on a first component carrier (CC) in a shared radio frequency (RF) spectrum band during a time period;
identifying a scheduled UL transmission to transmit on a second CC in a second RF spectrum band during the time period;
identifying a priority configuration used to prioritize between autonomous UL transmissions and scheduled UL transmissions for the limited power state, wherein the priority configuration prioritizes the scheduled UL transmission over the autonomous UL transmission; and
transmitting, to a base station, the autonomous UL transmission or the scheduled UL transmission based at least in part on the identified priority configuration.

US Pat. No. 10,701,714

METHOD FOR PERFORMING DEVICE-TO-DEVICE COMMUNICATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS FOR SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of performing, by a device-to-device (D2D) reception (Rx) user equipment (UE), a D2D communication in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a transmission (Tx) UE, a scheduling assignment (SA) ID for a priority of a D2D data,
wherein the SA ID is generated by a predefined function based on a D2D Rx UE group ID;
obtaining the priority of the D2D data from the SA ID using an inverse function of the predefined function;
receiving, from the Tx UE, the D2D data;
comparing priorities of a plurality of previously received D2D data with the priority of the D2D data; and
when the priority of the D2D data is higher than a lowest priority among the priorities of the plurality of previously received D2D data, and a plurality of resources for decoding the plurality of previously received D2D data are all in use:
a specific resource among the plurality of resources is replaced to be used for decoding the D2D data,
the specific resource is a resource for decoding data having a smallest number of retransmission requests among the plurality of previously received D2D data.

US Pat. No. 10,701,711

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING COEXISTENCE INTERFERENCE WITHIN DEVICE IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

CORANCI, LLC, Osaka-shi,...

1. A method for coordinating in-device coexistence (IDC) interference by a user equipment, the method comprising:detecting the IDC interference;
in response to detecting the IDC interference, generating a first message;
transmitting the first message to a base station;
receiving discontinuous reception (DRX) configuration information from the base station; and
performing a DRX operation based on the DRX configuration information;
wherein the first message comprises informantion indicating unusable subframes for uplink transmission.

US Pat. No. 10,701,708

THRESHOLD-BASED AND POWER-EFFICIENT SCHEDULING REQUEST PROCEDURE

Sun Patent Trust, New Yo...

1. An integrated circuit for controlling operation of a user equipment, the integrated circuit comprising:at least one input node which, in operation, inputs configuration information used to configure a second trigger condition for a logical channel having tolerance for delaying transmission of a scheduling request;
circuitry, which is coupled to the input node and which, in operation, controls a process comprising:
determining whether a first trigger condition is fulfilled for the logical channel for which the second trigger condition is configured, the first trigger condition requiring a buffer status report (BSR) being triggered due to data becoming available in a transmission buffer, and
determining whether the second trigger condition is fulfilled for the logical channel for which the second trigger condition is configured, the second trigger condition requiring a timer related to the data of the transmission buffer being expired,
wherein the timer is started when the first trigger condition is fulfilled for the logical channel for which the second trigger condition is configured and triggering of a scheduling request transmission is postponed until the timer is expired, and the timer is not started when the first trigger condition is fulfilled for a logical channel for which the second trigger condition is not configured; and
at least one output node, which is coupled to the circuitry and which, in operation, outputs a trigger for transmission of a scheduling request to a radio base station requesting uplink resources when defined conditions are fulfilled including the first and second trigger conditions being fulfilled for the logical channel for which the second trigger condition is configured.

US Pat. No. 10,701,706

RESOURCE ALLOCATION METHOD, APPARATUS, AND SYSTEM, AND BASE STATION

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A resource allocation method, comprising:obtaining, by a first base station, an access transmission rate of at least one second base station, wherein
the access transmission rate is a ratio of a total throughput, to a total bandwidth occupied by all user equipments, the throughput being of all user equipments for which the at least one second base station performs scheduling, and
the at least one second base station accesses the first base station by using a backhaul link;
determining, by the first base station, resource allocation information of an access link and the backhaul link of the at least one second base station according to the access transmission rate of the at least one second base station and a backhaul transmission rate of the at least one second base station, wherein the backhaul transmission rate is a ratio of a total throughput of the backhaul link of the at least one second base station to a total bandwidth of the backhaul link; and
sending, by the first base station, the resource allocation information of the access link and the backhaul link to the at least one second base station; and
sending, by the first base station, the resource allocation information of the access link and the backhaul link to at least one user equipment, so that the at least one user equipment performs communication according to the resource allocation information of the access link and the backhaul link.

US Pat. No. 10,701,704

APPARATUS AND METHOD OF RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR DATA AND CONTROL CHANNELS IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:identifying bit map information on a set of resource blocks associated with a control channel for the UE, through radio resource control (RRC) signaling from a base station;
receiving, from the base station, control information for downlink data on the control channel identified based on the bit map information; and
receiving, from the base station, the downlink data on a data channel based on the control information,
wherein the control information is received on at least one control channel resource, the at least one control channel resource being included in the set of resource blocks, and
wherein a search space for the control channel of the UE is defined based on an aggregation level, a number of the at least one control channel resource included in the set of resource blocks, and a number of a candidate associated with the control channel.

US Pat. No. 10,701,703

ASSIGNMENT OF SECONDARY MMWAVE CHANNELS

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. An apparatus of a station (STA), the apparatus comprising: memory; and processing circuitry coupled to the memory, the processing circuitry configured to:decode a basic service set (BSS) operating channels field and a primary channel field from an access point (AP) or personal basic service set control point (PCP), wherein the BSS operating channels field is a bitmap that indicates which 2.16 GHz channels of a plurality of 2.16 GHz channels are permitted to be used for transmissions in the BSS, and wherein the primary channel field indicates a 2.16 GHz channel of the plurality of 2.16 GHz channels that is a primary channel of the BSS;
in response to the bitmap indicating two 2.16 GHz channels arc permitted to be used for transmissions in the BSS, assign a 2.16 GHz channel of the two 2.16 GHz channels that is not the primary channel to a secondary channel;
in response to the bitmap indicating three 2.16 GHz channels, assign a 2.16 GHz channel of the three 2.16 GHz channels that is not the primary channel to each of the secondary channel and a secondary 1 channel;
in response to the bitmap indicating four 2.16 GHz channels, assign a 2.16 GHz channel of the four 2.16 GHz channels that is not the primary channel to each of the secondary channel, the secondary1 channel, and a secondary2 channel; and
configure the STA to transmit a physical layer (PHY) protocol data unit (PPDU) on one or more of the primary channel, secondary channel, secondary 1 channel, and secondary2 channel.

US Pat. No. 10,701,700

SIGNALING MESSAGING AND UE CAPABILITY WITH TAG AND COMPRESSION

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. An apparatus for managing a user equipment device (UE), the apparatus comprising a processor configured to execute program instruction to cause the UE to:transmit, to a base station, a connection request message including an indication of a supported compression algorithm;
receive, from the base station, a connection setup message, wherein the connection setup message is compressed according to the supported compression algorithm;
transmit, to the base station, a connection setup complete message, wherein the connection setup complete message is compressed according to the supported compression algorithm; and
exchange at least one compressed message with the base station, wherein the at least one compressed message is compressed according to the supported compression algorithm.

US Pat. No. 10,701,698

MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Tokyo ...

1. A mobile communication system comprising:a first base station that controls a first cell;
a second base station that controls a second cell; and
a mobile station that simultaneously communicates with the first base station and the second base station by performing inter-base station carrier aggregation using the first cell and the second cell,
wherein the first base station determines an amount of transmission power of the mobile station to be changed in the second cell, and
wherein the first base station transmits a request to the second base station to change the transmission power to the amount.

US Pat. No. 10,701,693

BIAS T CIRCUIT

Murata Manufacturing Co.,...

1. A bias T circuit that is disposed in one of a plurality of radio communication units in an electronic apparatus comprising:a plurality of inductors that are disposed between a power supply and a signal line through which a plurality of signals in different frequency bands generated in and transmitted from a Base Band Integrated Circuit (BBIC) flow and are connected in series to each other, the plurality of signals in the different frequency bands being configured to be combined to generate a 60 GHz-band WiGig signal; and
a filter having attenuation characteristics in a predetermined frequency band used by another of the plurality of radio communication units, wherein
one end of the filter is connected between the signal line and one of the plurality of inductors located at a first stage from the signal line,
the plurality of radio communication units employ different radio communication methods,
the one radio communication unit employing one of the radio communication methods uses a frequency band higher than the predetermined frequency band used by another radio communication unit employing another of the radio communication methods,
a signal in the frequency band higher than the predetermined frequency band is the 60 GHz-band WiGig signal and is generated by combining the plurality of signals in different frequency bands, and
the plurality of inductors have respective inductances, each of the inductances is configured to prevent a signal having one of the different frequency bands from entering into the power supply.

US Pat. No. 10,701,687

COMMUNICATION METHOD AND COMMUNICATIONS APPARATUS

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A communication method, comprising:obtaining, by a first terminal, a resource period parameter, wherein the resource period parameter is preconfigured by the first terminal, and the resource period parameter comprises a period duration of each of at least one resource;
determining, by the first terminal, a start time unit of a resource period;
sending, by the first terminal, communication data according to the start time unit of the resource period and the resource period parameter; and
sending, by the first terminal, transmission sequence number indication information and time domain transmission resource indication information to a second terminal;
wherein the transmission sequence number indication information indicates a transmission sequence number of the communication data sent in the resource period, and the time domain transmission resource indication information indicates a time domain resource position that is occupied each time to send the communication data in the resource period and that is relative to the start time unit of the resource period.

US Pat. No. 10,700,861

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR GENERATING A RECOVERY KEY AND MANAGING CREDENTIALS USING A SMART BLOCKCHAIN CONTRACT

Workday, Inc., Pleasanto...

1. A system for conditionally registering an association between a first public key of a first device and a second public key of a second device in a blockchain, comprising:a processor configured to:
receive a mnemonic sentence and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) code;
apply a key derivation algorithm to generate a second recovery key, wherein applying the key derivation algorithm comprises iteratively applying a cryptographic hash function to the mnemonic sentence and the Personal Identification Number (PIN) code; and
conditionally register the association between the first public key of the first device and the second public key of the second device in a smart contract in the blockchain;
wherein the first device and the second device are associated with a user, wherein a first blockchain-compatible public-private key pair comprises the first public key and a first private key, wherein the first private key is restricted to a first cryptographic processor on the first device, wherein the first cryptographic processor on the first device generates a first set of credentials comprising the first blockchain-compatible public-private key pair, wherein the first device generates a first recovery key for the first device and registers a first recovery key identifier in the smart contract in the blockchain, wherein a second block-chain compatible public-private key pair comprises the second public key and a second private key, wherein the second private key is restricted to a second cryptographic processor on the second device, and wherein the second cryptographic processor on the second device generates a second set of credentials comprising the second blockchain-compatible public-private key pair.

US Pat. No. 10,700,716

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE

HTC CORPORATION, Taoyuan...

1. A wireless communication device, comprising:a circuit board, having a ground terminal, a first feeding point and a second feeding point;
a radio frequency (RF) module, being disposed on the circuit board and coupled to the first feeding point and the second feeding point; and
an antenna, for transmitting and receiving an RF signal, the antenna comprising:
a first metal conductor, connecting to the first feeding point and extending toward a first direction;
a second metal conductor, connecting to the second feeding point and extending toward a second direction orthogonal to the first direction; and
an extension metal piece, connecting the first metal conductor to the second metal conductor to extend at least one of a plurality of resonant paths of the antenna;
wherein the first metal conductor and the second metal conductor are formed on a surface of a carrier plate in the form of a plane metal layer, and the extension metal piece is formed on an opposite surface of the carrier plate.

US Pat. No. 10,700,646

PHEMT SWITCH CIRCUITS WITH ENHANCED LINEARITY PERFORMANCE

SKYWORKS SOLUTIONS, INC.,...

1. An antenna switch module comprising:an input signal terminal;
a load terminal;
a pseudomorphic high electron mobility transistor switching circuit connected in series between the input signal terminal and the load terminal, the pseudomorphic high electron mobility transistor switching circuit including at least one pseudomorphic high electron mobility transistor configured to produce a first harmonic signal at the load terminal responsive to being driven by an input signal of a fundamental frequency received at the input signal terminal, the first harmonic signal having a first phase; and
a gate resistance circuit connected to a gate of the at least one pseudomorphic high electron mobility transistor and having a resistance value selected to produce a second harmonic signal at the load terminal, the second harmonic signal having a second phase opposite to the first phase.

US Pat. No. 10,700,645

POWER AMPLIFICATION SYSTEM WITH ADAPTIVE BIAS CONTROL

Skyworks Solutions, Inc.,...

1. A power amplification system comprising:a power amplifier including a radio-frequency (RF) input terminal for receiving a radio-frequency signal, a radio-frequency output terminal for providing an amplified radio-frequency signal, a supply voltage terminal for receiving a power amplifier supply voltage to power the power amplifier, and one or more bias terminals for receiving one or more bias signals; and
a bias controller configured to provide the one or more bias signals to the one or more bias terminals, at least one of the one or more bias signals being a discrete function of the power amplifier supply voltage, the bias controller further configured to measure the power amplifier supply voltage and select a value of the at least one of the one or more bias signals from a plurality of bias signal values based on a plurality of voltage thresholds.

US Pat. No. 10,700,424

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD STRUCTURE INCLUDING A CLOSED CAVITY

Skyworks Solutions, Inc.,...

1. A closed cavity printed circuit board comprising:a substrate layer;
a first metal layer disposed over the substrate layer;
a core layer disposed over the first metal layer, and
a second metal layer disposed over the core layer, the core layer defining a closed cavity filled with air between the first and second metal layers, a circumferential side wall of the cavity defined by the core layer.

US Pat. No. 10,700,318

BATTERY CASE

TOYOTA IRON WORKS CO., LT...

1. A battery case comprising:a storage part made of resin for storing a laminate of battery cells; and
a fiber tape arranged integrally with side walls forming the storage part and formed by impregnating fiber arranged in a longitudinal direction with resin, wherein
the side walls include a first side wall erected along a lamination direction of the battery cells, and a second side wall and a third side wall continued from the first side wall, erected in a direction intersecting with the lamination direction of the battery cells,
the second side wall and the third side wall are holding the laminate of the battery cells in a pressurized state from both ends in the lamination direction,
the fiber tape is arranged from the second side wall to the third side wall through the first side wall,
the storage part includes a first storage part and a second storage part adjacent to the first storage part,
the lamination direction of the battery cells in the first storage part and the second storage part is the same direction,
the first side wall is one body between the first storage part and the second storage part, and
additional fiber tape is arranged in a position along the second side wall from the first storage part to the second storage part, and/or a position between the third side wall from the first storage part to the second storage part.

US Pat. No. 10,700,063

DEVICES AND METHODS FOR LAYOUT-DEPENDENT VOLTAGE HANDLING IMPROVEMENT IN SWITCH STACKS

Skyworks Solutions, Inc.,...

1. A switching device comprising:a first terminal and a second terminal;
a radio-frequency signal path implemented between the first terminal and the second terminal; and
a plurality of switching elements connected in series to form a stack between the second terminal and ground, the stack having an orientation relative to the radio-frequency signal path, the switching elements having a non-uniform distribution of a first parameter based in part on the orientation of the stack.

US Pat. No. 10,699,681

TRANSPORTABLE DRUM KIT

Drum Workshop, Inc., Oxn...

14. A hook lug for connection to a tensioning rod and a drum shell, said hook lug comprising:a main body comprising a substantially vertical body portion and a substantially horizontal body portion, and further comprising an angled portion between said substantially vertical and substantially horizontal body portions; and
a connection portion extending outward from said main body.

US Pat. No. 10,698,638

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD AND HOST SYSTEM USING THE SAME

Wiwynn Corporation, New ...

1. A data transmission method, for transmitting first data to a plurality of physical remote target devices by a host system, the data transmission method comprising:generating a transmission instruction to transmit the first data to a network interface controller of the host system, wherein the transmission instruction is configured to transmit data to one single remote target device, wherein the remote target device comprises the physical remote target device or a virtual remote target device;
transforming the first data into a plurality of second data and respectively recording the plurality of second data in a plurality of memory addresses of a memory of the network interface controller;
instructing the plurality of physical remote target devices to acquire the plurality of second data respectively from the plurality of memory addresses of the memory, and
wherein before the step of generating the transmission instruction to transmit the first data to the network interface controller of the host system, the data transmission method further comprises:
virtualizing the network interface controller as the virtual remote target device.

US Pat. No. 10,695,607

DRIVE MECHANISM WITH FOOT PLATFORM ANGLE ADJUSTMENT MECHANISM FOR ELLIPTICALLY-DRIVEN DEVICE

PT Motion Works, Inc., S...

1. A drive mechanism for an elliptically-driven device, comprising:a rocker arm;
a crank arm;
a drive arm coupled to the rocker arm and the crank arm at respective pivots, the drive arm including a foot platform pivot assembly;
a foot platform assembly pivotally coupled to the drive arm via the foot platform pivot assembly;
a foot platform angle adjustment mechanism operably coupling the foot platform assembly to the crank arm so as to impart a foot platform angle of the foot platform assembly relative to the drive arm that varies during a stroke of the foot platform assembly.
US Pat. No. 10,696,955

MODIFIED POLYMERASES FOR IMPROVED INCORPORATION OF NUCLEOTIDE ANALOGUES

Illumina, Inc., San Dieg...

1. A method for incorporating modified nucleotides into DNA comprising allowing the following components to interact: (i) a DNA template; (ii) a nucleotide solution; and (iii) a recombinant DNA polymerase comprising an amino acid sequence that is at least 80% identical to SEQ ID NO:10, which recombinant DNA polymerase comprises at least one amino acid substitution mutation at one or more positions functionally equivalent to Thr144, Gly153, Lys476, Leu478, Thr590, Ala639 or Asp718 in the 9° N DNA polymerase amino acid sequence, wherein the mutation at the position functionally equivalent to Gly153 comprises a mutation to a polar amino acid, wherein the mutation at the position functionally equivalent to Lys476 comprises a mutation to a hydrophobic amino acid, wherein the mutation at the position functionally equivalent to Leu478 comprises a mutation to a polar amino acid, wherein the mutation at the position functionally equivalent to Asp718 comprises a mutation homologous to Asp718Asn, and wherein the DNA polymerase is a family B DNA polymerase.

US Pat. No. 10,701,842

POWER CONVERTER HAVING WATER PASSAGES FOR COOLING POWER MODULES

Hitachi, Ltd., Tokyo (JP...

1. A power converter comprising:a plurality of water passages arranged radially from an assumed central axis, each being trapezoid-shaped in cross section; and
power modules placed between the water passages such that each of the power modules are sandwiched from both surfaces thereof by the water passages, wherein
each of the power modules have an output terminal and positive and negative terminals on an end face located in a centrifugal direction side with respect to the assumed central axis, and
any of the power modules and an adjacent one of the power modules are set in a front-back inverted manner.

US Pat. No. 10,701,834

INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS

FUJITSU LIMITED, Kawasak...

1. An information processing apparatus comprising: a plurality of electronic apparatus stacked over a plurality of hierarchies in the information processing apparatus; a heat exchanger that cools refrigerant liquid for cooling the plurality of electronic apparatus; a first distributor that distributes the refrigerant liquid from the heat exchanger to the plurality of hierarchies; a plurality of second distributor that stores the refrigerant liquid temporarily; and a plurality of pipes that branched from the distribution pipes to the plurality of electronic apparatus, the number of the second distributor increases toward a hierarchy on downstream side, the plurality of pipes of a last hierarchy of the plurality of hierarchies are coupled to the plurality of electronic apparatus, and the number BN of branches that are branched from the second distributor of the Nth hierarchy is the closest to the number defined by the following expression among combinations of the number of branches of each distributor: BN?R (1/T)) . . . ((1/T)th power of R) where BN, R and T are integers equal to or greater than 2, R indicates a total number of the plurality of electronic apparatus, and T indicates a number of hierarchies of branches for distributing the refrigerant liquid between the first distributor and the plurality of electronic apparatus.

US Pat. No. 10,701,833

BATTERY ARCHITECTURE IN AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE

APPLE INC., Cupertino, C...

1. A battery assembly for an electronic device, the battery assembly comprising:a housing that defines an internal cavity and an exterior channel;
a single piece electrode disposed in the cavity, the single piece electrode comprising:
a first wall having a first dimension,
a second wall having a second dimension different from the first dimension, the second wall parallel to the first wall, and
a third wall that joins the first wall and the second wall, wherein the housing conforms to a peripheral shape of the single piece electrode; and
a circuit board positioned in the internal cavity at the exterior channel.

US Pat. No. 10,701,829

SUPPORTING DEVICE AND SLIDE RAIL ASSEMBLY USING THE SAME

HONGFUJIN PRECISION ELECT...

1. A supporting device comprising:a supporting bracket defining at least one first sliding slot along an extending direction of the supporting bracket; and
a sliding bracket defining at least one sliding portion corresponding to the at least one first sliding slot;
wherein the sliding bracket is slidably connected to the supporting bracket through the at least one sliding portion and the at least one first sliding slot; the sliding bracket comprises a sliding plate, the at least one sliding portion is a flange connected to a side of the sliding plate; the sliding bracket further comprises a first bending portion, the flange is connected to the side of the sliding plate through the first bending portion; the supporting device further comprises a connecting bracket; the supporting bracket comprises:
a cover plate;
two third bending portions connected to two opposite sides of the cover plate, wherein the two third bending portions and the cover plate form a second sliding slot; and
two second folding edges respectively connected to the two third bending portions and parallel to the cover plate;
wherein the connecting bracket comprises a supporting plate defining a guiding slot parallel with the second sliding slot, and the supporting plate is mounted to the two second folding edges, and the sliding plate is connected to a sliding rail by passing through the guiding slot; and
wherein the connecting bracket comprises two third folding edges, the two third folding edges are respectively connected to two opposite sides of the supporting plate, the sliding rail comprises a rail body and two fourth folding edges, the two fourth folding edges are respectively connected to two opposite sides of the rail body, and the two fourth folding edges are parallel with the two third folding edges.

US Pat. No. 10,701,828

PANEL-MOLDED ELECTRONIC ASSEMBLIES

VLT, Inc., Andover, MA (...

1. An apparatus comprising:a modular package having a first external surface, a second external surface opposite the first external surface, and a side wall extending along the perimeter of and connecting with the first and second external surfaces, the modular package including a first layer defining the first external surface and a second layer defining the second external surface, the first and second layers being separated by and in contact with a cured mold compound; and
an electrical circuit located between the first and second layers and within the cured mold compound and including at least one electrical component electrically connected to a plurality of interconnects;
wherein the side wall of the modular package comprises at least one planar face bounded along a first edge by the first external surface and bounded along a second edge by the second external surface, the at least one planar face comprising a strip formed by the first layer, a strip formed by the second layer, and a strip formed by the cured mold compound, wherein the strip formed by the cured mold compound is positioned between the strip formed by the first layer and the strip formed by the second layer; and
wherein the interconnects are disposed within the planar side wall of the modular package.

US Pat. No. 10,701,826

DISPLAY DEVICE

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A display device comprising:a display panel including a front surface displaying an image; and
a module cover positioned at a rear of the display panel, the module cover including:
a flat plate portion corresponding to a rear surface of the display panel;
a side wall extended toward a front of the display panel from the flat plate portion, the side wall covering a side surface of the display panel;
a bent portion between the flat plate portion and the side wall;
a fracture surface formed at the side wall and having an angulated boundary; and
a preventing layer for preventing corrosion of the fracture surface,
wherein the flat plate portion includes:
a flat plate portion first layer at the rear of the display panel;
a flat plate portion second layer at a rear of the flat plate portion first layer; and
a flat plate portion third layer at a rear of the flat plate portion second layer,
wherein the flat plate portion second layer includes a material having a greater rigidity than a material of the flat plate portion first layer or the flat plate portion third layer,
wherein the side wall includes a side wall first layer extending from the flat plate portion first layer and covering side surfaces of the display panel,
wherein the fracture surface turns into a treated surface through at least one of mechanical treatment, chemical treatment, and optical treatment so that the angulated boundary is rounded,
wherein the treated surface faces the front of the display panel, and
wherein the treated surface is convex toward the front of the display panel.

US Pat. No. 10,701,823

ENCLOSURE FOR ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS

Nokia Shanghai Bell Co., ...

1. An enclosure for electronics, the enclosure comprises:a first base configured to receive one or more first electronic elements;
a first base cover configured to be mounted over the first base to secure the one or more first electronic elements within the first base and form a first unit having a groove in at least a part of the periphery of the first unit;
a gasket configured to reside within the groove of the first unit; and
an enclosure cover configured to be mounted over the first unit and the gasket and thereby apply a compressive force to the gasket, wherein the gasket is in contact with the first base, the first base cover, and the enclosure cover such that the gasket (i) forms a seal for the enclosure and (ii) applies force that secures at least a part of the periphery of the first base cover to at least a part of the periphery of the first base.

US Pat. No. 10,701,821

DISPLAY DEVICE WITH ROLLABLE DISPLAY PANEL

LG DISPLAY CO., LTD., Se...

1. A display device, comprising:a rollable display panel configured to display an image; and
a support frame coupled to the rollable display panel, the support frame including:
a display-panel roller coupled to the rollable display panel at a first end of the display panel, a rotation of the display-panel roller allowing at least one of winding of the display panel around the display-panel roller or unwinding of the display panel from the display-panel roller;
a drive motor configured for rotating the display-panel roller with respect to the support frame; and
an elastic unit configured to provide an elastic force to assist in winding of the display panel around the display-panel roller,
wherein the drive motor and the elastic unit are disposed in the display-panel roller and respectively at positions adjacent to opposite ends of the display-panel roller.

US Pat. No. 10,701,818

ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH HINGE DEFINING AN ASYMMETRICAL SERVICE LOOP FOR A FLEXIBLE DISPLAY AND CORRESPONDING SYSTEMS AND METHODS

Motorola Mobility LLC, C...

1. An electronic device, comprising:a first device housing and a second device housing;
a hinge coupling the first device housing to the second device housing, the first device housing pivotable about the hinge relative to the second device housing;
a flexible display coupled to the first device housing and the second device housing and spanning the hinge; and
a flexible conductor positioned between the flexible display and the hinge;
wherein one housing of the first device housing or the second device housing defines a curvilinear recess causing the flexible display to define a service loop when the first device housing and the second device housing pivot about the hinge from an axially displaced open position to a closed position, the service loop comprising a hemi-cardioid contour defining a convex lobe extending to a bifurcated distal cusp, with a first portion of the hemi-cardioid contour defining both a convex contour and a concave contour, where a first radius of the convex contour is less than a second radius of the concave contour; and
wherein the service loop becomes planar when the first device housing and the second device housing pivot about the hinge to the axially displaced open position from the closed position.

US Pat. No. 10,701,817

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING DISPLAY OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. An electronic device comprising:a housing;
a rotatable mechanism received in the housing;
a driving mechanism received in the housing, and connected to the rotatable mechanism to rotate the rotatable mechanism;
a flexible display screen wound on and connected to the rotatable mechanism; and
a controller electrically coupled to the driving mechanism, and configured to control, in response to a control signal for retracting, the driving mechanism to rotate the rotatable mechanism in a first direction to retract the flexible display screen into the housing, and to control, in response to a control signal for stretching, the driving mechanism to rotate the rotatable mechanism in a second direction opposite the first direction to stretch the flexible display screen out of the housing;
the housing having a light transmitting region;
part of the flexible display screen facing the light transmitting region forming a first display area of the electronic device;
part of the flexible display screen extending out of the housing forming a second display area of the electronic device;
the controller being further configured to control, according to a length of the part of the flexible display screen extending out of the housing, display of the first display area and the second display area;
the light transmitting region being a cover plate that is installed in a groove defined on a preset region of the housing and transparent after being electrified; and
the controller being further configured to control, when the part of the flexible display screen facing the preset region is used to implement display, electrification of the preset region to cause the preset region to be the light transmitting region, so as to cause the part of the flexible display screen facing the preset region to be visible.

US Pat. No. 10,701,814

DISPLAY DEVICE

SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD....

1. A display device comprising:a curved display module which receives an image signal from an outside source, displays an image corresponding to the image signal, and is curved; and
a stand in which a curved groove is defined and which transmits the image signal, wherein a portion of the curved display module is accommodated in the curved groove, and
wherein the curved groove has a varying curvature radius which corresponds to a curvature radius of the curved display module,
wherein the stand changes the curvature radius of the curved groove by changing a shape thereof,
wherein the stand comprises a plurality of blocks and a plurality of connection parts, and the plurality of blocks and connection parts are movable to change the curvature radius of the curved groove,
wherein the curved display module comprises:
an image display part which displays the image; and
a signal receiver which receives the image signal, and
the stand comprises:
a coupling part in which the curved groove is defined; and
a signal transmitter which transmits the image signal.

US Pat. No. 10,701,813

ROLLABLE FLEXIBLE DISPLAY DEVICE

LG Display Co., Ltd., Se...

1. A rollable display device comprising:a display panel including:
a display area having a plurality of subpixels;
a dummy area having a scan driver or a data driver; and
a source board including the data driver; and
a panel roller including:
a control board to control the display panel;
a motor configured to roll up the display panel around an outer circumferential surface of the panel roller;
a roller driving unit configured to control the motor so that the display panel rolls around the outer circumferential surface of the panel roller or unrolls therefrom, wherein the roller driving unit and the motor are disposed in the panel roller, the roller driving unit including:
a moving part configured to translate parallel to an axis of rotation of the panel roller; and
a roller screw thread coupled to an inner circumferential surface of the panel roller, wherein the moving part is disposed inside the panel roller and engaged with the roller screw thread to translate parallel to the axis of rotation;
wherein the control board of the panel roller is physically separated from and electrically connected to the source board of the display panel via a connector.

US Pat. No. 10,701,810

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A CIRCUIT

Sivantos Pte. Ltd., Sing...

1. A method for manufacturing a circuit, the method comprising:providing a printed circuit board having first components, conductor tracks and terminal areas mounted thereon to operate as the circuit, the printed circuit board having a first region and a second region that are separated by a boundary line, wherein at least the terminal areas are provided in the first region and at least the first components are provided in the second region;
mounting a second component on the printed circuit board, the second component being positioned directly on top of and extending along the boundary line, such that the second component is aligned with the boundary line;
covering the first region via a mask, wherein during covering the first region, an edge of the mask is positioned on the second component, such that the edge of the mask is aligned with the second component;
providing the printed circuit board with a coating;
cutting the coating at the second component, such that the coating is cut along the second component in alignment with the boundary line and the edge of the mask;
removing the mask; and
after removing the mask, removing a portion of the printed circuit board from a remainder of the printed circuit board, the portion of the printed circuit board including the first components, the conductor tracks and the terminal areas, such that the portion of the printed circuit board removed from the remainder of the printed circuit board forms the circuit.

US Pat. No. 10,701,808

CAPACITOR BUILT-IN MULTILAYER WIRING SUBSTRATE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

FUJITSU LIMITED, Kawasak...

1. A method for manufacturing a capacitor built-in multilayer wiring substrate, the method comprising:stacking and integrating a base substrate having at least a first power supply line via, a first ground line via, and a first signal line via, a first group of first conductor layers formed at a first wiring layer level and electrically independently connected to the first power supply line via, the first ground line via, and the first signal line via, and a first insulating layer provided on the first conductor layer group, and a capacitor substrate in which a second conductor pattern is provided on one surface of a second insulating layer and a third conductor pattern is provided on the other surface of the second insulating layer, to form the second conductor pattern formed at a second wiring layer level as a second conductor layer;
forming a second power supply line via, a second ground line via, and a second signal line via coupled to the first group, and a second group of third conductor layers electrically independently coupled to the second power supply line via, the second ground line via, and the second signal line via, integrated with the third conductor pattern, and formed at a third wiring layer level;
forming a through opening in the second insulating layer in a vicinity of the second signal line via; and
filling the through opening with a third insulating layer having a relative dielectric constant smaller than a relative dielectric constant of the second insulating layer, wherein
the through opening is formed to reach a conductor pattern provided at a lower portion of the second insulating layer in the forming the through opening in the second insulating layer in the vicinity of the second signal line via.

US Pat. No. 10,701,807

MULTI-LAYER CIRCUIT BOARD STRUCTURE

CHICONY ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. A multi-layer circuit board structure, comprising:a first circuit board comprising a first surface;
a second circuit board comprising a second surface facing the first surface; and
a heat dissipation plate located between the first circuit board and the second circuit board, wherein the heat dissipation plate comprises a substrate and a fixing base, the fixing base is integrally extending from the substrate and bent, the fixing base comprises a connecting plate, a first plate, and a second plate spaced apart from the first plate, the connecting plate is connected between the first plate and the second plate;
wherein the first surface of the first circuit board is bonded to a surface of the first plate, the second surface of the second circuit board is bonded to a surface of the second plate, and the substrate is in contact with neither the first surface nor the second surface;
wherein a heat generating element is disposed on the first surface of the first circuit board.

US Pat. No. 10,701,799

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD

Hewlett-Packard Developme...

1. A device, comprising:a printed circuit board including a first layer having a first material and a second layer having a second material, the first material spanning the first layer except at a corner of the first layer; and
a mounting hole in the first layer disposed at the corner in the first layer and surrounded by a third material, the mounting hole having a thickness equal to a thickness of the first layer and being apart from the first material, the third material electrically isolated from the first material.

US Pat. No. 10,701,796

ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE (EMI) SHIELD

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. A device comprising:a single electromagnetic interference (EMI) shield plate that defines an enclosed area, wherein the EMI shield plate includes:
an inner surface and an outer surface opposite the inner surface; and
a first portion, a second portion, and a third portion opposite the first portion, wherein an inner surface of the first portion, an inner surface of the second portion, and
an inner surface of the third portion at least partially define the enclosed area;
a first printed circuit board (PCB) coupled with the inner surface of the first portion within the enclosed area; and
a second PCB coupled with the inner surface of the third portion within the enclosed area and opposite the first PCB.

US Pat. No. 10,701,795

DIRECT CURRENT LINK BUS FOR A POWER CONVERTER AND METHOD OF FORMING A DIRECT CURRENT LINK BUS

GE Aviation Systems LLC, ...

1. A direct current (DC) link bus, comprising:A set of conductive positive link connector extended in a first direction, each of the positive link conductors being electrically coupled together to define a positive bus;
a first set of parallel planar conductive layers coupled to and extending normally from and spaced along the set of positive link connectors;
a set of conductive negative link connectors extending parallel to the set of conductive positive link connectors, each of the negative link conductors being electrically coupled together to define a negative bus;
a second set of parallel planar conductive layers coupled to and extending normally from and spaced along the set of negative link connectors, the first set and second sets of parallel planar conductive layers interdigitally arranged; and
a set of insulation layers separating each of the first set of parallel planar conductive layers from the adjacent second set of parallel planar conductive layers by a length in the first direction;
wherein the length is configured to reduce an inductance between the set of conductive positive link connectors and the set of conductive negative link connectors.

US Pat. No. 10,701,792

HIGH POWER ION BEAM GENERATOR SYSTEMS AND METHODS

PHOENIX LLC, Monona, WI ...

1. A system comprising: a) a high energy ion beam generator device that produces a beam, and b) a damage mitigation component, the damage mitigation component comprising: i) a plurality of sensors positioned on said device and configured to monitor a plurality of regions of said device that may interact with said beam; and ii) control software in communication with said plurality of sensors and configured to generate an alert or alarm and adjust said device in response to said alert or alarm.

US Pat. No. 10,701,791

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PREDICTING THE LIFETIME OF AN X-RAY GENERATOR

Smiths Heimann GmbH, Wie...

1. A method for predicting a lifetime of an X-ray generator, the method comprising:recording a high voltage, a target current, a temperature, a thermal load, a total operating time and a total standby time of a first X-ray tube via a positive voltage measuring device, a negative voltage measuring device and a temperature measuring device;
storing a plurality of recorded variables to memory, wherein the recorded variables comprise the high voltage, the target current, the temperature, the thermal load, the total operating time, and the total standby time of the first X-ray tube;
analyzing the stored plurality of recorded variables to determine a plurality of predictors of X-ray tube failure;
storing the plurality of predictors in a database;
evaluating a second X-ray tube with the stored predictors in order to determine the expected remaining lifetime of the second X-ray tube;
notifying a user with a precautionary measure or the expected remaining lifetime; and
replacing the second X-ray tube in response to the notifying of the user.

US Pat. No. 10,701,790

X-RAY IMAGING APPARATUS

SHIMADZU CORPORATION, Ky...

1. An X-ray imaging apparatus, comprising:an X-ray tube;
one or more X-ray detectors that detects an X-ray irradiated from said X-ray tube to a subject and transmitted through said subject;
an X-ray dose sensor that detects an X-ray dose that is irradiated from said X-ray tube and transmits through said subject;
an exposure control unit that suspends the X-ray irradiation from said X-ray tube based on an integrated value of the X-ray dose detected by said X-ray dose sensor;
an exposure sensitivity memory unit that stores multiple exposure sensitivities that indicate a threshold value related to the integrated value of the X-ray dose while corresponding to a type and a class of said X-ray detector;
an identification unit that automatically identifies an X-ray detector used for an X-ray imaging;
a selection unit that selects said exposure sensitivities, corresponding to the type and class of the X-ray detector identified by said identification unit, from said exposure sensitivity unit;
a comparison unit, in said exposure control unit, outputs a signal of a comparison result while comparing said exposure sensitivity selected by said selection unit and said integrated value of the X-ray dose detected said X-ray dose sensor; and
said exposure control unit suspends the X-ray irradiation from said X-ray tube when said signal, which said comparison unit outputs, indicates that said integrated value of the X-ray dose detected by said X-ray dose sensor has reached to said exposure sensitivity selected by said selection unit.

US Pat. No. 10,701,786

BEACONING WIRELESS TRANSMITTER FOR COORDINATED LIGHTING SYSTEM CONTROL

A9.Com, Inc., Palo Alto,...

1. A lighting system, comprising:a beaconing wireless transmitter device comprising:
a wireless transmitter;
one or more first processors; and
a first memory storing first instructions that, when executed by the one or more first processors, cause the one or more first processors to perform first operations comprising:
transmitting, using the wireless transmitter, a first signal; and
after a first period of time has elapsed since transmitting the first signal, transmitting, using the wireless transmitter, a second signal; and
an electronic device comprising:
a light source;
a wireless receiver;
one or more second processors; and
a second memory storing second instructions that, when executed by the one or more second processors, cause the one or more second processors to perform second operations comprising:
receiving, using the wireless receiver, the first signal;
after receiving the first signal:
illuminating the light source; and
starting a timer for a second period of time, the timer associated with illuminating the light source;
receiving, using the wireless receiver, the second signal; and
after receiving the second signal:
continuing to illuminate the light source; and
starting the timer for a third period of time.

US Pat. No. 10,701,783

DISPLAY DEVICE

NIPPON SEIKI CO., LTD., ...

1. A display device comprising: an illuminating unit that includes a light source unit capable of emitting light; an illumination control unit that controls the illuminating unit; a display element that is capable of forming a display image using illuminating light from the illuminating unit; a display control unit that controls the display element; a control unit that controls the illumination control unit and the display control unit on the basis of a video signal; and a detection unit that detects a current output intensity of the light source unit, wherein the control unit stores therein a control value corresponding to a target output intensity of the light source unit, the control unit determines, on the basis of a difference between the target output intensity and the current output intensity detected by the detection unit, a correction value for correcting the control value, and the illumination control unit drives the light source unit on the basis of a control correction value in which the control value is corrected by the correction value; and wherein when the target output intensity is lower than the current output intensity, the correction value decreases the control value.

US Pat. No. 10,701,781

PROGRAMMING RULES FOR CONTROLLING LIGHTING BASED ON USER INTERACTIONS WITH ONE OR MORE ACTUATORS IN ONE OR MORE ZONES

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Ei...

1. A method of programming a respective rule for controlling lighting in each of one or more zones each being occupiable by a user, the method comprising:detecting that a user has performed a first instance of a user interaction with one or more user-actuated actuators serving a zone presently occupied by the user, the user interaction comprising at least one actuation of each of the one or more actuators;
controlling one or more illumination sources, arranged to illuminate the zone presently occupied by the user, to output a desired light effect based on a user selection received through a user interface of a user terminal; and subsequently;
determining a rule specifying how the illumination emitted by the one or more illumination sources is to be controlled as a function of a subsequent instance of said user interaction;
programming the respective rule into a memory in association with the one or more actuators such that the subsequent instance of said user interaction causes reading said rule from the memory in order to automatically enact the rule and thereby control the illumination;wherein said one or more zones are a plurality of zones, and wherein the method further comprises:presenting a start control and a stop control to the user though the user interface,
activating a record mode when the user activates the start control, and
ending the record mode when the user activates the stop control;
wherein the method steps of detecting a user interaction, controlling one or more illumination sources, determining a rule and programming the rule into memory are repeated on condition of the record mode being activated, so as to automatically program the respective rules for the zones visited by the user during the record mode;
whereas when the record mode is deactivated then the subsequent instance of said user interaction automatically invokes the enacting of said rule to control the illumination.

US Pat. No. 10,701,780

LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE LIGHT STRING CONTROL SYSTEM

1. A light-emitting diode light string control system, comprising:a switching unit (4) having a power input end (41), a power output end (42), and a controlled end (43); the power output end is connected to the light-emitting diode light string (1);
a control unit (5), and the control unit (5) is connected to the controlled end (43) of the switching unit (4);
a second power generating unit (3), and the second power generating unit (3) is connected to the light-emitting diode light string (1);
when no light-emitting pulse signal is to be transmitted, the control unit (5) controls the switching unit (4) to be turned on, and the power supply unit (7) transmits a DC power supply having a first voltage to the light-emitting diode light string (1) to drive the light emission of the light-emitting diode light string (1); when the light-emitting pulse signal generated by the control unit (5) is to be transmitted, the control unit (5) controls the on and off actions of the switching unit (4), and when the control unit (5) controls the switching unit to cut off (4), the DC current having a second voltage generated by the second power generating unit (3) is transmitted to the light-emitting diode light string (1); and the second voltage is less than the first voltage.

US Pat. No. 10,701,779

DRIVE DEVICE FOR ILLUMINATING DEVICE, ILLUMINATION DEVICE, LIGHTING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE LIGHTING SYSTEM

1. A drive device for an illumination device, connected between an illuminating load and a power adapter device for a power supply, wherein the drive device comprises a control unit, characterized in that the control unit is configured to adjust the impedance of the drive device according to the electric output signal measured from the illuminating load so as to adjust accordingly the output voltage of the power adapter device and thereby to adjust the electric output signal for the illuminating load.

US Pat. No. 10,701,778

LIGHTING DEVICE LED MODULE WITH EFFECTS FOR COLOR TEMPERATURE TUNING AND COLOR TUNING

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Ei...

1. A lighting system, comprising:a lighting device that comprises:
a housing, and
one or more light emitting diode (LED) modules positioned in an opening of the housing and configured to emit light away from the housing, each LED module comprising:
a substrate,
a plurality of module-level conductors, and
a plurality of LED sets, each of which comprises:
a first section including a first group of LEDs,
one or more additional sections, each including an additional group of LEDs,
a first conductive element that electrically connects the first section to a first one of the module-level conductors, and
one or more additional conductive elements, each of which electrically connects an additional section of one or more of the LED sets section to an additional one of the module-level conductors;
a sensor that is configured to collect data corresponding to light emitted by the lighting device;
control circuitry that is configured to:
receive and analyze data collected by the sensor;
based on the data collected by the sensor, generate commands to control drive currents delivered to the first group of LEDs in each LED set and each additional group of LEDs in each LED set.

US Pat. No. 10,701,777

COLOR-CHANGING LIGHTING DYNAMIC CONTROL

Inception Innovations, In...

1. A method of controlling the general purpose color-changing lights on a premises, the method comprising:in a premises network connected to a service network via the internet, the premises network having a color-changing light controller controlling a plurality of general purpose, color-changing lights positioned throughout the premises and used as general purpose light sources providing illumination at the premises;
connecting the premises network via the internet, to the service network;
transmitting a first set of color-changing light control data between the service network and the premises network;
in response to the first set of color-changing light control data and using the light controller, controlling the general purpose lights to emit a color-changing lighting code by emitting from the general purpose lights in a first repeated sequence a first colored light and a second colored light, at least one of the colors of the first and second colored lights indicating a first emergency type of emergency condition;
transmitting a second set of color-changing light control data between the service network and the premises network; and
in response to the second set of color-changing light control data and using the light controller, controlling the general purpose lights to emit a color-changing lighting code by emitting from the general purpose lights in a second repeated sequence a third colored light and a fourth colored light, at least one of the colors of the third and fourth colored lights indicating a second type of emergency condition.

US Pat. No. 10,701,775

METHODS FOR GENERATING MELATONIN-RESPONSE-TUNED WHITE LIGHT WITH HIGH COLOR RENDERING

EcoSense Lighting, Inc., ...

1. A method of generating white light, the method comprising:producing light from a first light emitting diode (“LED”) string that comprises a blue LED with peak wavelength of between about 405 nm and about 470 nm;
producing light from a second LED string that comprises a blue LED with peak wavelength of between about 405 nm and about 470 nm;
producing light from a third LED string that comprises a blue LED with peak wavelength of between about 405 nm and about 470 nm, a fourth LED string that comprises a cyan LED with peak wavelength of between about 485 nm and about 520 nm; and
passing the light produced by each of the first, second, third, and fourth LED strings through one of a plurality of respective luminophoric mediums;
wherein the light produced by the second LED string generates a red color point after passing through said one of the plurality of respective luminophoric mediums;
wherein spectral power distribution for the red color point includes between 48.5% and 102.8% for wavelengths between 581 nm to 620 nm, 100% for wavelengths between 621 nm to 660 nm, between 1.8% to 74.3% for wavelengths between 661 nm to 700 nm, between 0.5% to 29.5% for wavelengths between 701 nm to 740 nm, and between 0.3% to 9.0% for wavelengths between 741 nm to 780 nm; and
combining the light exiting each of the plurality of respective luminophoric mediums together into the white light;
wherein the white light corresponds to at least one of a plurality of points along a predefined path near the black body locus in the 1931 CIE Chromaticity Diagram.

US Pat. No. 10,701,774

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR STAGE-BASED CONTROL RELATED TO TRIAC DIMMERS

On-Bright Electronics (Sh...

20. A method for a lighting system, the method comprising:receiving a first signal;
receiving a second signal, the second signal representing a magnitude of a current flowing through at least a winding;
in response to the first signal becoming larger than a first threshold in magnitude at a first time, causing the second signal to ramp up and down during a duration of time, the duration of time starting at a second time and ending at a third time, the third time being a time when the first signal becomes smaller than a second threshold in magnitude; and
causing the second signal to remain equal to a constant magnitude from the first time to the second time;
wherein:
the first time is earlier than the second time; and
the second time is earlier than the third time.

US Pat. No. 10,701,773

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR BRIGHTNESS COMPENSATION IN AN LED

1. A method for brightness compensation of several light-emitting diodes (LED) depending on a temperature value, the method comprising the steps of:measuring of the temperature value, via several sensors, with respect to a plurality of light-emitting diodes (LED), wherein several sensors are provided at several measuring locations for measuring of the temperature value and the temperature value is an averaged value of several measured single temperature values, wherein at least one sensor includes a temperature sensor, wherein at least one sensor is provided at each light-emitting diode (LED) and a time interval is defined for each light-emitting diode (LED), the time interval specifying how long the temperature value is measured at the light-emitting diode (LED);
reading out a current value from several current values stored, via an interface component, in a memory module, which current value is assigned to the measured temperature value, wherein the read-out current value is assigned to a temperature interval into which the measured temperature value falls; and
controlling of at least one current controller of a respective light-emitting diode (LED) based on the read-out current value.

US Pat. No. 10,701,771

LED LUMINAIRE WITH CONSTANT CURRENT PER-MODULE CONTROL

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Ei...

1. A lighting device, comprising:a plurality of light emitting diode (LED) channels, each of which is connected in parallel to an output rail of a power converter, and at least one of which comprises:
an LED string comprising one or more LEDs,
a first switch that is electrically connected between the LED string and ground,
a second switch that is electrically connected between the first switch and ground, and
a current sensing resistor that is electrically connected between the first switch and the second switch.

US Pat. No. 10,701,770

COOKING DEVICE

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A cooking appliance comprising:a main body including a cooking room; and
a door arranged on a front of the main body and configured to open and close the cooking room,
wherein the door comprises:
a door frame including an opening formed to see into the cooking room and a conductive border portion around the opening,
a shielding member arranged to cover the opening, the shielding member including a conductive blocking layer configured to block electromagnetic waves and a first through hole, and
a fixing frame arranged to combine the door frame and the shielding member, and including a coupling protrusion that protrudes through the first through hole of the shielding member to combine with the door frame, and
wherein the shielding member is arranged in a manner such that the conductive blocking layer contacts the conductive border portion of the door frame to be electrically connected to the door frame.

US Pat. No. 10,701,769

INDUCTION COIL WITH DYNAMICALLY VARIABLE COIL GEOMETRY

THERMATOOL CORP., East H...

1. A solenoidal induction coil with a dynamically variable interior cross sectional opening comprising:a first coil segment and a second coil segment, the first coil segment having a first power termination end and a first adjustable coil segment end opposing the first power termination end, the second coil segment having a second power termination end and a second adjustable coil segment end opposing the second power termination end, the first power termination end and the second power termination end fixedly secured adjacent to each other and electrically separated from each other, the opposing first and second adjustable coil segment ends movably located next to each other in a closed-segments position to form an electrically continuous connection between the opposing first and second adjustable coil segment ends;
an adjustable coil segment electrically connecting the opposing first and second adjustable coil segment ends, the adjustable coil segment formed from a rigid electrical conductor; and
an adjustable coil segment assembly comprising a coil segments separator for providing an adjustable coil segment ends distance between the opposing first and second adjustable coil segment ends, and an actuator for a dynamic adjustment of the adjustable coil segment ends distance whereby the interior cross sectional opening of the solenoidal induction coil is dynamically varied between the closed-segments position when the adjustable coil segment is short circuited and a variable opened-segments position when the adjustable coil segment forms an electrically continuous connection between the opposing first and second adjustable coil segment ends.

US Pat. No. 10,701,768

EDDY CURRENT HEAT GENERATING APPARATUS

NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION,...

1. An eddy current heat generating apparatus, comprising:a rotary shaft rotatably supported by a non-rotative member;
a heat generator fixed to the non-rotative member, the heat generator being cylindrical;
a plurality of permanent magnets arrayed to face the heat generator with a gap such that magnetic pole arrangements of adjacent ones of the permanent magnets are opposite to each other;
a magnet holder holding the permanent magnets and fixed to the rotary shaft; and
a heat recovery system collecting heat generated in the heat generator, wherein
a non-magnetic cylindrical partition wall is provided in the gap between the heat generator and the permanent magnets, the non-magnetic cylindrical partition wall being spaced from or independent of the permanent magnets.

US Pat. No. 10,701,766

VERSATILE INDUCTION HOB

Whirlpool Corporation, B...

1. An induction hob comprising a frequency converter and:a first branch departing from an output of the frequency converter and which includes a first switch in series with a first inductor, said first branch ending with a first end terminal, the first end terminal being in electric contact with at least a first capacitive element as to form a first resonant circuit,
a second branch departing from the output of the frequency converter and which includes in a reverse order compared to the first branch a second inductor in series with a second switch, said second branch ending with a second end terminal, the second end terminal being in electrical contact with at least a second capacitive element as to form a second resonant circuit,
wherein the induction hob comprises a first configurable contact to enable an electrical connection of a first intermediate terminal between the first inductor and the first switch in the first branch and a second intermediate terminal between the second inductor and the second switch in the second branch, so that the induction hob is configured to operate, in conjunction with the configuration of the first switch and of the second switch, with the first inductor alone or with the second inductor alone, or with the first inductor and the second inductor in a series connection, or with the first inductor and the second inductor in a parallel connection.

US Pat. No. 10,701,764

PAVER ACCOMPANYING DEVICE AND ASSOCIATED HEATING SYSTEM

HEATWAVE SYSTEMS, LLC, M...

1. A paver heating system comprising:a plurality of pavers;
a resistive-heat cable disposed beneath the plurality of pavers;
a plurality of thermally conductive plates each having a plurality of grooves in a top face of each plate, the plurality of grooves running from a first end of each plate to a second end of each plate and open at the first end of each plate and the second end of each plate, the plurality of grooves sized to hold the resistive-heat cable within the plurality of grooves such that the resistive-heat cable is disposed even with or below the top face of the plate;
a plurality of pedestals, weight of each of the plurality of pavers supported by at least two of the plurality of pedestals; and
a plurality of brackets, each of the plurality of brackets spanning between at least two of the plurality of pedestals and suspended between the at least two of the plurality of pedestals, the plurality of brackets supporting one or more of the plurality of plates, the plurality of brackets sized to be suspended between the at least two of the plurality of pedestals when the pedestals are spaced to support a first paver of the plurality of pavers at two opposing ends of the first paver, each of the plurality of brackets comprising:
a first portion at a first end of a given bracket, the first portion resting on a first pedestal of the plurality of pedestals and parallel or approximately parallel with the plurality of thermally conductive plates;
a second portion extending downwards away from the first portion and extending at least a depth of the grooves;
a third portion spanning away from the second portion towards a second pedestal of the plurality of pedestals, the third portion parallel or approximately parallel with the plurality of thermally conductive plates;
a fourth portion extending upwards from the third portion towards a top of the second pedestal of the plurality of pedestals; and
a fifth portion at a second end of the given bracket, the fifth portion resting on the second pedestal of the plurality of pedestals and parallel or approximately parallel with the plurality of thermally conductive plates.

US Pat. No. 10,701,761

NETWORK DEVICE AND BASE STATION DEVICE, AND DOWNLINK PACKET TRANSMISSION BASE STATION RESELECTING METHOD PERFORMED BY SAME DEVICE

SK TELECOM CO., LTD., Se...

1. A network device comprising:a packet transmitter configured to transmit a downlink packet, which is to be transmitted to a terminal, to a Base Station (BS) selected, among a plurality of base stations communicated with the packet transmitter, for packet transmission/reception for each terminal;
a recognition unit configured to recognize a specific terminal predicted to fail to receive the downlink packet in a specific BS; and
a controller configured to, when the specific terminal is recognized,
determine a time point of reselection for packet transmission/reception for the specific terminal, and
reselect, among the plurality of base stations, a BS for the specific terminal at the determined time point in order to retransmit the downlink packet of the specific terminal to the reselected BS.

US Pat. No. 10,701,760

WIRELESS MESH NETWORK-BASED LIGHTING DEVICE CONTROL METHOD USING MOBILE COMMUNICATION TERMINAL, AND COMPUTER READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM STORING PROGRAM FOR IMPLEMENTING SAME

SAMJIN LND Co., Ltd., Hw...

1. A method of controlling a plurality of lighting devices installed in a predetermined indoor space, the method comprising:obtaining, by a communication device, information relating to each of a first plurality of lighting devices, each lighting device comprising a lighting module adapted to emit light, a power module adapted to provide power to components of the lighting device, and a control module adapted to control operations of the lighting device;
selecting, by the communication device, at least one lighting device from the first plurality of lighting devices to function as a bridge control means, based on the information;
designating, by the communication device, a second plurality of lighting devices from among the first plurality of lighting devices as a mesh network group;
registering, by the communication device, the selected lighting device as the bridge control means, and the second plurality of lighting devices as the mesh network group; and
controlling, by the communication device, operations of the selected lighting device and the second plurality of lighting devices by adjusting one of a brightness of light and a wavelength of light of the selected lighting device and of the second plurality of lighting devices.

US Pat. No. 10,701,757

MULTICAST SERVICE RECEIVING METHOD, MULTICAST SERVICE SENDING METHOD, APPARATUS, AND SYSTEM

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A multicast service receiving method, comprising:receiving, by a terminal device from a first cell, configuration information corresponding to a multimedia broadcast multicast service (MBMS), wherein the configuration information comprises a cell identity of a second cell, and wherein the second cell is configured to transmit the MBMS in coordination with the first cell at a same scheduling moment or different scheduling moments;
obtaining, by the terminal device, configuration information of the second cell based on the cell identity of the second cell; and
receiving, by the terminal device from the second cell, an MBMS traffic channel (MTCH) based on the configuration information of the second cell.

US Pat. No. 10,701,756

SERVICE SPECIFIC SHORT DRX CYCLES

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

19. An apparatus for wireless communication comprising:a memory; and
a processor coupled to the memory, the processor configured to:
configure data in a radio bearer that is part of a configuration of radio bearers which triggers transitioning from a long discontinuous reception (DRX) cycle to a short DRX cycle, the data associated with a service type, wherein the service type includes signaling type, bandwidth, and operator policies regarding which applications and services are allowed to be moved from long DRX and short DRX and from short DRX to long DRX;
transmit to a user equipment (UE) the configured data in said radio bearer; and
wherein the UE is configured to transition from the short DRX cycle to the long DRX cycle responsive to expiration of a DRX short cycle timer, the DRX short cycle timer maintaining a count of a plurality of short DRX cycles without receiving downlink data or transmitting uplink data.

US Pat. No. 10,701,754

TERMINAL DEVICES, PGW, AND TWAG

SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. A User Equipment (UE) comprising:WLAN interface circuitry configured to:
receive, from a Trusted WLAN Access Gateway (TWAG), a request message for switching an IP flow routed over 3GPP access to a flow routed over WEAN access, wherein
the request message includes a routing rule used by the UE; and
transmit, to the TWAG, a reject message for rejecting the flow switching in a case that the UE rejects the routing rule, wherein
the reject message includes a value indicating a cause for rejection, and
the value indicating the cause for rejection indicates that a resource for an access network to be requested is insufficient, or that a function of the access network to be requested is unavailable.

US Pat. No. 10,701,751

SIGNALING FOR MULTIPLE RADIO ACCESS TECHNOLOGY DUAL CONNECTIVITY IN WIRELESS NETWORK

Nokia Technologies Oy, E...

1. A method, comprising:establishing, by a first base station, a first connection with a user device, the first base station associated with a first radio access technology;
receiving, by the first base station from the user device, user device capability information, the user device capability information comprises a single-carrier peak data rate supported by the user device for the first radio access technology and a single-carrier peak data rate supported by the user device for a second radio access technology, the user device capability information further comprises a multi-carrier peak data rate supported by the user device for the first radio access technology and a multi-carrier peak data rate supported by the user device for the second radio access technology; and
determining, based on the user device capability information, a first multi-radio access technology dual connectivity configuration for the first connection between first base station and the user device.

US Pat. No. 10,701,749

COMMUNICATION METHOD FOR TERMINAL DEVICE IN DEVICE TO DEVICE COMMUNICATION, TERMINAL DEVICE, AND NETWORK DEVICE

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A communication method for device to device (D2D) communication, comprising:determining, by a first terminal device, information about at least one second terminal device that uses a target resource; and
performing, by the first terminal device, the D2D communication according to the information about the at least one second terminal device by using the target resource;
wherein the information about the at least one second terminal device comprises at least one of the following: information about the target resource used by the at least one second terminal device, interference capability information of the at least one second terminal device, and location information of the at least one second terminal device;
wherein the performing, by the first terminal device, the D2D communication according to the information of the at least one second terminal device by using the target resource comprises:
determining, by the first terminal device, a distance to the second terminal device according to the location information of the at least one second terminal device;
determining, by the first terminal device, a maximum transmit power available for the first terminal device when using the target resource according to the distance to the at least one second terminal device and the interference capability information of the at least one second terminal device; and
performing, by the first terminal device, communication according to the maximum transmit power by using the target resource;
wherein the performing, by the first terminal device, communication according to the maximum transmit power by using the target resource comprises:
when the maximum transmit power is greater than a minimum transmit power of the first terminal device that can satisfy a communication requirement, performing, by the first terminal device, the D2D communication by using the target resource;
wherein the performing, by the first terminal device, communication by using the target resource comprises:
determining, by the first terminal device, a transmit power P, wherein the transmit power P satisfies min (Prest,Pmax)>P>Pmin, wherein Pmax is the maximum transmit power of the first terminal device, Pmin is the minimum transmit power of the first terminal device that can satisfy a communication requirement, and Prest is a current remaining transmit power of the first terminal device; and
performing, by the first terminal device, the D2D communication according to the transmit power P by using the target resource.

US Pat. No. 10,701,748

COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM STORING COMPUTER-READABLE INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMMUNICATION DEVICE

Brother Kogyo Kabushiki K...

1. A communication device comprising:a wireless interface configured to repeat operating sequentially in a plurality of states including a first state and a second state, the first state being a state where the wireless interface sends a first polling signal over a first predetermined time period, the first polling signal being for establishing a wireless link with an external device, the second state being a state where the wireless interface waits to receive a second polling signal over a second predetermined time period, the second polling signal being for establishing a wireless link with the communication device and being sent from an external device;
a processor; and
a memory storing computer-readable instructions therein, the computer-readable instructions, when executed by the processor, causing the communication device to:
acquire first information from the wireless interface in a case where the wireless interface operating in the first state sends the first polling signal to a first external device and receives a response signal to the first polling signal from the first external device; and
supply a specific signal to the wireless interface in a case where the first information is acquired from the wireless interface, the specific signal being for causing the wireless interface to use, as a duration time period of the second state, a specific time period instead of the second predetermined time period, the specific time period being longer than the second predetermined time period.

US Pat. No. 10,701,747

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, A CENTRAL NODE APPARATUS AND A NETWORK SIDE APPARATUS, A TRANSMISSION METHOD AND A CONFIGURATION METHOD

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. An electronic device at user equipment side in a wireless communication system, comprisingcircuitry, configured to
determine a link quality between the user equipment and a network side apparatus;
under a condition that the link quality is better than a threshold, decide to communicate with the network side apparatus directly, under a condition that the link quality is worse than a threshold, decide to communicate, via device-to-device communication, with another user equipment within proximity that acts as a central node and forwards data packet of the user equipment to the network side apparatus;
if device-to-device communication is decided, transmit a discovery signal for device-to-device discovery and monitor a discovery response signal from the other user equipment; and
transmit a data packet to the other user equipment based on the response signal so that the data packet is subsequently forwarded to the network side apparatus by the other user equipment, wherein
the discovery signal comprises an indication of characteristics of the data packet to be transmitted for the other user equipment determining transmission resources for the electronic device, and
the indication of characteristics of the data packet comprise a transmission reliability requirement of the data packet.

US Pat. No. 10,701,743

USER PLANE RESOURCE ALLOCATION

1. A node of a core network of a wireless communication system, comprising:communication circuitry to establish a communication link between the node and other nodes of the network; and
control plane circuitry to:
implement control plane functions of a gateway of a wireless communication system;
allocate an internet protocol (IP) address for a user plane node;
communicate the IP address to the user plane node via the communication link established by the communication circuitry;
receive a tunnel endpoint identifier (TEID) generated by a different node of the core network for the user plane node; and
provide the TEID to the user plane node;
wherein the control plane circuitry of the node is different from the user plane node.

US Pat. No. 10,701,742

INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, CONTROL METHOD FOR INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, AND CONTROL METHOD FOR COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, ...

1. A control method for an information processing apparatus that communicates by a first wireless communication method and a second wireless communication method that is able to realize faster communication than the first wireless communication method, the control method comprising:receiving a user instruction;
causing, based on the user instruction, a connection to be established, the connection being between the information processing apparatus and a communication apparatus by the first wireless communication method or being between the information processing apparatus and the communication apparatus by the second wireless communication method; and
transmitting, in a case where the connection between the information processing apparatus and the communication apparatus by the first wireless communication method is caused to be established based on the user instruction, connection information for connecting the communication apparatus and an external access point external to the information processing apparatus and external to the communication apparatus by the second wireless communication method to the communication apparatus by the first wireless communication method, and transmitting, in a case where the connection between the information processing apparatus and the communication apparatus by the second wireless communication method is caused to be established based on the user instruction, the connection information to the communication apparatus by the second wireless communication method;
wherein a connection between the external access point and the communication apparatus by the second wireless communication method is caused to be established in a case where the connection information is received by the communication apparatus.

US Pat. No. 10,701,741

METHOD FOR ESTABLISHING DIRECT CONNECTION LINK, AND METHOD AND NODE FOR REALIZING DATA TRANSMISSION THEREBY

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for establishing a direct connection link, comprising:establishing a direct connection link between a first node and a second node; and
determining direct connection control information for the established direct connection link according to a preset strategy for determining direct connection control information;
wherein the direct connection control information comprises a transmission direction value of the direct connection link; wherein
when the first node and the second node are primary nodes, the transmission direction value of the direct connection link indicates uplink; or when the first node and the second node are secondary nodes, the transmission direction value of the direct connection link indicates downlink.

US Pat. No. 10,701,740

INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM

SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. An information processing system which comprises an input pen and an information processing device and inputs information using the input pen,wherein the input pen includes
switching operation detection circuitry that detects an operation of switching connection between the input pen and the information processing device,
touch detection circuitry that detects whether or not the input pen is in a state in which the input pen touches the information processing device,
a storage that stores predetermined information, and
device connection control circuitry that controls connection with the information processing device,
communication circuitry that wirelessly transmits a connection request signal, and
radio wave output setting circuitry that sets radio wave intensity of a wireless signal output from the input pen, and
wherein the information processing device includes
a display that displays information,
a touch panel that is disposed to overlap the display and to which information of a position touched by the input pen is input,
touch information processing circuitry that detects that the input pen touches the information processing device and obtains information of a touch position, and
pen connection control circuitry that controls connection with the input pen, and
wherein, in a case where the switching operation detection circuitry detects an operation of switching connection performed by a user and the touch information processing circuitry detects that the input pen touches an information processing device within a predetermined time, the device connection control circuitry and the pen connection control circuitry wirelessly communicate a part or all of the predetermined information stored in the storage of the input pen and predetermined connection information, thereby establishing connection between the input pen and the information processing device which is touched by the input pen, and
after the switching operation detection circuitry detects a predetermined operation of switching connection performed by the user, the communication circuitry repeats transmission of the connection request signal while the radio wave output setting circuitry gradually lowers the radio wave intensity of the connection request signal, and connection is established between the input pen and the information processing device in a case where the number of information processing devices, which send a connection response signal for the connection request signal as a reply, is one.

US Pat. No. 10,701,737

TERMINAL DEVICE, BASE STATION DEVICE, WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND SCHEDULING REQUEST METHOD

FUJITSU LIMITED, Kawasak...

1. A terminal device comprising:a transmitter configured to transmit a scheduling request for an uplink (UL) resource; and
control circuitry configured to stop an ongoing random access procedure when a media access control protocol data unit (MAC PDU) is transmitted using a configured Uplink (UL) grant other than a UL grant provided by a random access response in the random access procedure, wherein the configured UL grant indicates a periodic wireless resource configured prior to the ongoing random access procedure,
wherein the MAC PDU includes a buffer status reporting an amount of stored data and a last event that triggered a BSR prior to assembling the MAC PDU.

US Pat. No. 10,701,736

RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, RADIO COMMUNICATION NETWORK SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREFOR

NEC CORPORATION, Minato-...

1. A communication method, by a base station, the method comprising:receiving, by a wireless receiver, a preamble by using a random access channel;
transmitting, by a wireless transmitter, a Random Access Response in response to reception of the preamble;
transmitting, by the wireless transmitter, a report request for reporting a number of preamble transmission; and
receiving, by the wireless receiver, information indicating the number of preamble transmission in a case where the report request is transmitted,
wherein the report request is transmitted by using a signal different from the Random Access Response,
wherein the report request is transmitted using a downlink channel for dedicated control, and
wherein the information is received using an uplink channel for dedicated control.

US Pat. No. 10,701,732

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION TERMINAL AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD FOR CLEAR CHANNEL ALLOCATION

WILUS INSTITUTE OF STANDA...

1. A wireless communication terminal comprising:a transceiver configured to transmit and receive a wireless signal; and
a processor configured to control an operation of the terminal,
wherein the processor is configured to:
perform a backoff procedure of a channel for data transmission,
suspend the backoff procedure when a wireless signal having a signal strength higher than a predetermined first threshold is received through the channel,
identify whether the received wireless signal is a wireless signal of the same basic service set (BSS) as a BSS with which the terminal is associated, and
determine whether to resume the backoff procedure based on a second threshold according to the identification result,
wherein when the received wireless signal is identified as not being the wireless signal of the same BSS as the BSS with which the terminal is associated, the processor determines whether to resume the backoff procedure, which is suspended based on the first threshold, using the second threshold, and
wherein the second threshold is set distinctly from the first threshold.

US Pat. No. 10,701,731

DETERMINING WHETHER TO TRANSMIT DATA ON A CANDIDATE RADIO CHANNEL

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method for determining whether to initiate transmission of data on a candidate radio channel during a candidate period, the method being performed in a transceiver device of a cellular network and comprising the steps of:obtaining a first signal metric indicating a signal level of the candidate radio channel;
determining that the first signal metric indicates a signal level being greater than a first signal level threshold;
obtaining a second signal metric indicating a signal level of at least one adjacent radio channel, being adjacent in frequency of the candidate radio channel;
determining that the first signal metric and the second signal metric are lower than a second signal level threshold, the second signal level threshold being higher than the first signal level threshold;
refraining from initiating transmission on the candidate radio channel in the candidate period in response to the second signal metric indicating a lower signal level than the first signal metric; and
initiating transmission of data on the candidate radio channel in the candidate period in response to the second signal metric indicating a higher signal level than the first signal metric and the first signal metric and the second signal metric are lower than the second signal level threshold.

US Pat. No. 10,701,730

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING DATA IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A spatial reuse, SR, method of a first station, STA, associated with a first basic service set, BSS, in a wireless local area network, WLAN, system, the SR method comprising:receiving an inter-BSS physical protocol data unit, PPDU, from an AP or a second STA associated with a second BSS different from the first BSS,
wherein the inter-BSS PPDU comprises a physical, PHY, preamble and an inter-BSS frame,
wherein a high efficiency signal, HE-SIG, A field of the PHY preamble comprises an SR indicator indicating whether SR is allowed;
executing a clear channel assessment, CCA, on a channel based on a CCA level which is a criterion by which a busy or idle state of the channel is determined when the SR indicator indicates that SR is allowed,
wherein, when the CCA level applied in a 20 MHz channel is set to a reference threshold value, the CCA level applied in a greater channel than the 20 MHz channel is calculated by adding a predetermined value to the reference threshold value; and
transmitting a signal through the channel when the channel is in the idle state as a result of the execution of the CCA,
wherein, when the PPDU is an UL PPDU, a first CCA level is applied to the CCA level, and
wherein, when the PPDU is a DL PPDU, a second CCA level smaller than the first CCA level is applied to the CCA level.

US Pat. No. 10,701,729

PROTECTED CET TRANSMISSION AND RECEPTION

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication, comprising:generating a control-reference transmission using network information, the control-reference transmission to be transmitted over a transmission channel of an unlicensed carrier;
scheduling a transmission time for the control-reference transmission, wherein the control-reference transmission includes a clear channel assessment exempt transmission (CET), and wherein the control-reference transmission is transmitted without evaluating whether the transmission channel is clear;
transmitting channel reserving signals on the unlicensed carrier, prior to the scheduled transmission time of the control-reference transmission; and
transmitting the control-reference transmission on the unlicensed carrier at the scheduled transmission time.

US Pat. No. 10,701,727

TECHNIQUES AND APPARATUSES FOR RESOURCE MANAGEMENT FOR A WIRELESS NETWORK

Qualcomm Incorporated

19. A wireless node, comprising:a memory; and
one or more processors operatively coupled to the memory, the memory and the one or more processors configured to:
receive, from a parent wireless node, a first scheduling command identifying a first resource allocation via a first link,
wherein the first scheduling command includes an implicit indication of a second resource allocation;
determine the second resource allocation based at least in part on the first resource allocation and a resource allocation policy;
transmit, to a child wireless node, a second scheduling command identifying the second resource allocation via a second link; and
communicate network traffic on the first link and the second link using the first resource allocation and the second resource allocation, respectively.

US Pat. No. 10,701,726

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SENDING V2X SERVICE, AND METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONFIGURING RESOURCES

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for sending Vehicle-to-Everything service, comprising:using a first On-Board Unit (OBU) to acquire sending resources for sending a Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) service, wherein the sending resources comprise resources required for sending V2X service data and scheduling information of the V2X service, the scheduling information is used for specifying information required for resource scheduling for the V2X service data; and
using the first OBU to send, on the sending resources, the scheduling information and the V2X service data to a second OBU,
wherein a frequency-domain multiplexing is performed in a same subframe in the sending resources for the scheduling information and the V2X service data, and the scheduling information specifies that resource configuration is performed, in same and/or different subframes, for the V2X service data;
wherein when the first OBU is within a coverage area of a Roadside Unit (RSU), the using the first OBU to acquire the sending resources for sending the V2X service comprises:
using the first OBU to send the RSU a request message for requesting the sending resources, and using the first OBU to receive resource configuration information of the sending resources that is sent by the RSU in response to the request message; or
using the first OBU to acquire the sending resources from a first sending resource pool preconfigured by the RSU, wherein the sending resources specify resources required for the scheduling information and the V2X service data, and a number of times the scheduling information and the V2X service data are sent in one resource period.

US Pat. No. 10,701,724

TIME DENSITY AND FREQUENCY DENSITY DETERMINATION OF PHASE TRACKING REFERENCE SIGNALS (PT-RS) IN NEW RADIO (NR) SYSTEMS

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. An apparatus of a User Equipment (UE), the apparatus comprising:memory; and processing circuitry, configured to:
when transform precoding is not enabled, and if the UE is configured with a higher layer parameter phaseTrackingRS in a DMRS-UplinkConfig information element (IE):
decode, from a Next Generation Node-B (gNB), control signaling that includes a PTRS-UplinkConfig IE;
determine a time density of phase tracking reference signal (PT-RS) to be transmitted by the UE, the time density of the PT-RS determined based at least partly on a comparison between a scheduled modulation and coding scheme (MCS) and a plurality of MCS thresholds;
determine a frequency density of the PT-RS based at least partly on a comparison between a scheduled bandwidth and a plurality of resource block (RB) thresholds,
wherein a higher layer parameter timeDensity in the PTRS-UplinkConfig IE indicates the plurality of MCS thresholds,
wherein a higher layer parameter frequencyDensity in the PTRS-UplinkConfig IE indicates the plurality of RB thresholds; and
encode the PT-RS, in accordance with the time density of the PT-RS and the frequency density of the PT-RS, for a transmission of an uplink control information (UCI) report on a physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) without uplink shared channel (UL-SCH) data.

US Pat. No. 10,701,723

DEMODULATION REFERENCE SIGNAL WITH LOW PEAK-TO-AVERAGE POWER RATIO AND ALLOCATION INFORMATION WITH GRANULARITY

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication, the method comprising:determining a demodulation reference signal (DMRS) sequence based on a mother sequence;
mapping the DMRS sequence to at least one symbol of a set of resource blocks (RBs) in a transmission; and
sending a DMRS including the mapped DMRS sequence in the at least one symbol of the set of RBs;
wherein the DMRS sequence is based on a first shift of the mother sequence for a downlink DMRS, and wherein the DMRS sequence is based on a second shift of the mother sequence for an uplink DMRS.

US Pat. No. 10,701,721

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING FEEDBACK INFORMATION

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A method for transmitting feedback information, comprising:receiving, by terminal equipment, first downlink data in downlink data sent by network equipment, wherein the downlink data is sent by the network equipment by using at least one time-domain resource set, each of the at least one time-domain resource set comprises one or more continuous time-domain resource units, and the first downlink data is born in a first time-domain resource unit in a first time-domain resource set in the at least one time-domain resource set, wherein the first time-domain resource set comprises Q time-domain resource units, wherein Q?T, T is a positive integer, and a value of T is determined according to a system processing delay;
determining, by the terminal equipment, a second time-domain resource unit according to a location of the first time-domain resource unit in the first time-domain resource set; and
transmitting, by the terminal equipment, feedback information for the first downlink data on the second time-domain resource unit, comprising:
transmitting, by the terminal equipment, C×L-bit feedback information to the network equipment in the second time-domain resource unit, wherein C is a maximum feedback information amount corresponding to downlink data transmitted in a time-domain resource unit, L is a positive integer and L?Q.

US Pat. No. 10,701,720

UPLINK SIGNAL TRANSMISSION METHOD AND USER EQUIPMENT, AND UPLINK SIGNAL RECEPTION METHOD AND BASE STATION

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of transmitting an uplink (UL) signal by a user equipment in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving first multiple access (MA) time resource information indicating static MA time resources on which UL transmission is permitted without a UL grant among time resources corresponding to a predetermined time length Twindow;
when UL data (hereinafter, first UL data) to be transmitted on one (hereinafter, a first static MA time resource) of the static MA time resources is present, transmitting the first UL data on the first static MA time resource using a predetermined frequency resource, and
monitoring downlink control information (hereinafter, first DCI) on non-static MA time resources, which are not the static MA time resources among the time resources, and, upon receiving the first DCI, transmitting UL data (hereinafter, second UL data) or receiving downlink (DL) data, according to the first DCI.

US Pat. No. 10,701,715

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD, APPARATUS, AND SYSTEM FOR PACKET DATA CONVERGENCE PROTOCOL (PDCP) DATA PACKETS

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A data transmission method, comprising:receiving, by a second network element from a first network element, a Packet Data Convergence Protocol (PDCP) reordering time of a terminal, wherein the terminal is communicatively connected to the first network element and the second network element;
receiving, by the second network element from the first network element, a PDCP data packet of the terminal; and
determining, by the second network element, a transmission priority of the PDCP data packet of the terminal according to the PDCP reordering time of the terminal, wherein the determining the transmission priority of the PDCP data packet comprises:
determining, by the second network element, remaining duration of the PDCP reordering time of the terminal; and
determining, by the second network element, the transmission priority of the PDCP data packet of the terminal according to the remaining duration, wherein the remaining duration is a difference between the PDCP reordering time and a waiting time of the PDCP data packet on the second network element, wherein the waiting time is based on a time at which the PDCP data packet is received by the second network element from the first network element.

US Pat. No. 10,701,713

RETURN LINK PRIORITIZATION OF SELECTIVE EVENTS ON A MOBILE PLATFORM

Viasat, Inc., Carlsbad, ...

1. A method for communication at a multi-user network access terminal serving multiple communication devices on a vehicle, the multi-user network access terminal coupled with a gateway of a communication network via a shared communication link, the communication network providing network access service to a plurality of multi-user network access terminals, the method comprising:receiving an indication associated with a pre-defined triggering event from a triggering device on the vehicle;
identifying first return link data associated with the pre-defined triggering event for transmission via the shared communication link;
identifying second return link data associated with one or more communication devices of the multiple communication devices for transmission via the shared communication link, wherein the one or more communication devices are associated with user-specific traffic policies;
determining an amount of requested resources for each of a plurality of service ranks based at least in part on the second return link data and the user-specific traffic policies;
transmitting, to the gateway, a resource request for return link resources of the shared communication link, wherein the resource request comprises a prioritized resource request indicating an amount of requested resources associated with the first return link data and at least one service rank resource request associated with the second return link data, the at least one service rank resource request indicating an amount of requested resources for each of the plurality of service ranks, and wherein the prioritized resource request is independent of the user-specific traffic policies;
receiving from the gateway, a grant of return link resources of the shared communication link for serving the triggering device and the one or more communication devices of the multiple communication devices;
prioritizing the first return link data relative to the second return link data, wherein prioritizing the first return link data comprises scheduling packets of a prioritized traffic queue associated with the first return link data prior to scheduling packets from at least one service rank traffic queue associated with the second return link data; and
transmitting, to the gateway, the scheduled packets associated with the prioritized first return link data and the scheduled packets associated with the second return link data via the shared communication link.

US Pat. No. 10,701,712

ON-DEMAND SYSTEM INFORMATION REQUESTS AND TRANSMISSIONS

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method, implemented in or initiated by a network node, the method comprising:providing a first system information set to a radio device;
signaling a limitation to the radio device, the limitation specifying a condition for requesting a second system information set from the network node;
receiving a request, for the second system information set, requesting that the second system information set be transmitted according to a given channel quality.

US Pat. No. 10,701,709

TERMINAL OPERATION METHOD IN ACCORDANCE WITH UPLINK SPS IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND TERMINAL USING SAME

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of operating a user equipment (UE) according to uplink semi-persistent scheduling (SPS) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, downlink control information (DCI) that has a DCI format 0 and that instructs activation of the uplink SPS from a base station;
determining whether the DCI is decodable using a second radio network temporary identifier (RNTI);
based on a determination that the DCI is decodable using the second RNTI: (i) decoding the DCI using the second RNTI, and (ii) determining, based on the decoded DCI, a field that indicates an index of an uplink SPS configuration; and
based on a determination that the DCI is not decodable using the second RNTI: (i) decoding the DCI using a first RNTI different from the second RNTI, and (ii) determining, based on the decoded DCI, the field that indicates a cyclic shift value for a demodulation reference signal (DM-RS),
wherein the second RNTI is an SPS V-RNTI for scheduling Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) sidelink communication, and
wherein the first RNTI is an SPS cell-RNTI (C-RNTI).

US Pat. No. 10,701,707

ALLOCATION OF WIRELESS CHANNELS FOR PREFERRED STATIONS

ARRIS ENTERPRISES LLC, S...

1. A method comprising:receiving a wireless communication at an access point, wherein the wireless communication is received from a station, and wherein the access point is configured to communicate over one or more predefined frequency spectrums;
retrieving a station identifier from the wireless communication;
comparing the station identifier to one or more identifiers that are designated for using one or more specific resource units within a predefined frequency spectrum over which the access point is configured to communicate;
when the retrieved station identifier matches an identifier associated with one or more resource units within a predefined frequency spectrum over which the access point is configured to communicate, outputting a communication to the station, wherein the communication instructs the station to communicate with the access point over the one or more resource units associated with the station identifier; and
allocating a certain bandwidth to the one or more resource units, the allocation being based upon a device type associated with the station.

US Pat. No. 10,701,705

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING FRAME IN WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK SYSTEM AND WIRELESS TERMINAL USING THE SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting a frame in a wireless local area network (WLAN) system, the method comprising:performing, by a first wireless device, a receiving operation for a first Simultaneous Transmit and Receive Physical Protocol Data Unit (STR PPDU) within a first time resource based on a wireless channel, wherein the first STR PPDU is received from a second wireless device, and wherein a physical (PHY) header being included in the first STR PPDU includes a Basic Service Set (BSS) color information for identifying from which BSS the first STR PPDU is being received, identification information related to a receiving device of the first STR PPDU, and STR transmission information for requesting an STR transmission by the receiving device;
when the first wireless device is related to the identification information, in case a Network Allocation Vector (NAV) timer value based on a logical carrier sense is equal to ‘0’, and in case a result of a physical carrier sense performed for the wireless channel, during a predetermined duration before the receiving operation is started, is in an idle state, performing, by the first wireless device, a transmitting operation for a second STR PPDU within a second time resource overlapping with the first time resource based on the wireless channel,
wherein the NAV timer includes a basic NAV timer being related to an inter-BSS frame and an Intra-BSS NAV timer being related to an Intra-BSS frame; and
in case a value of the basic NAV timer is equal to ‘0’ regardless of whether or not a value of the Intra-BSS NAV timer is equal to ‘0’, performing, by the first wireless device, the transmitting operation for the second STR PPDU based on the wireless channel.

US Pat. No. 10,701,702

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMISSION USING PRECONFIGURED UPLINK RESOURCES WHILE IN RRC IDLE OR RRC INACTIVE IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

ASUSTek Computer Inc., T...

1. A method of a User Equipment (UE), comprising:receiving, from a network node, a configuration of Preconfigured Uplink Resources (PUR) including a first Radio Network Temporary Identifier (RNTI) when the UE is in RRC_CONNECTED state;
determining to use the PUR for transmitting a first Radio Resource Control (RRC) message, or to initiate a Random Access (RA) procedure for transmitting the first RRC message based on whether the PUR is available or not;
transmitting, using the PUR, the first RRC message when the UE is in RRC_IDLE or RRC_INACTIVE state;
receiving, from the network node, a second RRC message in response to transmission of the first RRC message; and
entering RRC_CONNECTED state and setting a Cell Radio Network Temporary Identifier (C-RNTI) to a value of the first RNTI, in response to reception of the second RRC message,
wherein the UE determines whether the PUR is available or not at least based on if Time Alignment (TA) is valid, and wherein whether the TA is valid or not is at least based on Serving Cell Reference Signal Received Power (RSRP) changes.