US Pat. No. 10,199,782

MOUNTING SYSTEMS FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICES

Innovelis, Inc., Sammami...

1. A mounting system configured to couple an electronic device to a building wall, the mounting system comprising:a base having a backside configured to face inward towards the building wall and a frontside configured to face outward away from the building wall;
a first wall coupled to the base and configured to couple the electronic device to the base;
first and second cantilever beams coupled to the base and configured to removably couple the electronic device to the base;
a first cavity configured to hold at least a portion of a power adapter of the electronic device; and
a channel that wraps around the first cavity, wherein the channel is configured to store a cable coupled to the power adapter and wound around the channel.

US Pat. No. 10,195,721

HAND TOOL STEP DRIVE MECHANISM AND CRIMPING METHOD

ETABLISSEMENTS PIERRE GRE...

1. A hand tool step drive mechanism (10), which mechanism is intended to be fixed in a hollow body (1) which has a rear end (1a) and a front end (1b), characterized in that said mechanism includes, with reference to the normal position of use and to the direction of drive (F1):a rack (2) which is intended to be mounted in the hollow body (1) so as to slide between a starting position (Pi) and an end position (PF) and which has:
two longitudinal edges (2a, 2b), upper (2a) and lower (2b) respectively,
a first toothing (3) having rearwardly angled teeth (3a) which is arranged on one of the two longitudinal edges (2a, 2b);
a second toothing (4) having rearwardly angled teeth (4a) which is arranged on the other of the two longitudinal edges (2b, 2a);
a front end (2c);
a lever (5) which is intended to be mounted so as to pivot in the hollow body (1) between a maximum tightening position (PSM) and an initializing position (PDEV), said lever comprising a hollow upper end (5a) which receives a torsion spring (6) which bears against said hollow upper end (5a) of the lever and bears against a drive ratchet (7), which is intended to be mounted so as to pivot in the hollow body (1), in front of the hollow upper end (5a) of the lever, and is provided with a crossbar (7a) which engages between the teeth (3a) of the first toothing (3);
a locking ratchet (8) which is intended to be mounted so as to pivot in the hollow body (1) and is provided with a crossbar (8a) which engages between the teeth (4a) of the second toothing (4), a compression spring (9) being arranged bearing against the locking ratchet (8) and bearing against a stop (2d) which is situated on a rear end (2e) of the rack (2).

US Pat. No. 10,197,669

LIDAR BASED 3-D IMAGING WITH VARYING ILLUMINATION INTENSITY

Velodyne Lidar, Inc., Mo...

1. A light detection and ranging (LIDAR) device, comprising:a pulsed illumination source emitting a sequence of pulses of illumination light from the LIDAR device into a three dimensional environment having a first repetition pattern of pulse intensities, the first repetition pattern of pulse intensities consecutively repeated in the sequence of pulses of illumination light, wherein one or more pulses of illumination light of the first repetition pattern has a different illumination intensity than another pulse of illumination light of the first repetition pattern;
a photosensitive detector that detects an amount of light reflected from the three dimensional environment illuminated by each of the sequence of pulses of illumination light and generates an output signal indicative of the detected amount of light associated with each of the sequence of pulses of illumination light; and
a computing system configured to:
receive the output signal indicative of the detected amount of light;
determine a distance between the LIDAR device and an object in the three dimensional environment based on a difference between a time when a pulse is emitted from the LIDAR device and a time when the photosensitive detector detects an amount of light reflected from the object illuminated by the pulse of illumination light; and
generate a command signal that causes the pulsed illumination source to change the sequence of pulses of illumination light to a second repetition pattern having a different pattern of pulse intensities than the first repetition pattern.

US Pat. No. 10,199,495

LATERALLY DIFFUSED METAL-OXIDE SEMICONDUCTOR FIELD-EFFECT TRANSISTOR

CSMC TECHNOLOGIES FAB2 CO...

1. A laterally diffused metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistor, comprising:a substrate;
a first-conductivity type well region;
a second-conductivity type well region; the first-conductivity type and the second-conductivity type being opposite conductivity types;
a drain located in the first-conductivity type well region;
a source located in the second-conductivity type well region;
a gate spanning surfaces of the first-conductivity type well region and the second-conductivity type well region;
a floating ring disposed in top of the first-conductivity type well region and located between the gate and the drain; and
a plurality of trench polysilicon electrodes, each of the trench polysilicon electrodes extending through the floating ring and into the first-conductivity type well region.

US Pat. No. 10,199,083

THREE-TERMINAL MRAM WITH AC WRITE-ASSIST FOR LOW READ DISTURB

Spin Transfer Technologie...

1. A magnetic device comprising:a reference magnetic layer in a first plane, the reference magnetic layer having a magnetization vector that is perpendicular to the first plane and having a fixed magnetization direction;
a non-magnetic tunnel barrier layer in a second plane and disposed over the reference magnetic layer;
a free magnetic layer in a third plane and disposed over the non-magnetic tunnel barrier layer, the free magnetic layer having a magnetization vector that is perpendicular to the third plane and having a magnetization direction that can switch from a first magnetization direction to a second magnetization direction and from the second magnetization direction to the first magnetization direction, with a switching process that involves precessions at a precession radius around an axis perpendicular to the third plane, the magnetization vector of the free magnetic layer having a predetermined precession frequency, the reference magnetic layer, the non-magnetic tunnel barrier layer and the free magnetic layer forming a magnetic tunnel junction;
a non-magnetic spacer in a fourth plane and disposed over the free magnetic layer;
an in-plane polarization magnetic layer in a fifth plane disposed over the non-magnetic spacer, the in-plane polarization magnetic layer having a magnetization vector that is parallel to the fifth plane;
a non-magnetic insulator adjacent to the non-magnetic spacer and the in-plane polarization magnetic layer;
a metallic terminal coupled to the magnetic tunnel junction and adjacent to the non-magnetic insulator, the metallic terminal separated from the non-magnetic spacer and the in-plane polarization magnetic layer by the non-magnetic insulator;
a first current source that directs a read current through the metallic terminal and the magnetic tunnel junction, wherein the read current measures the resistance across the magnetic tunnel junction; and
a second current source that directs a programming current pulse through the magnetic tunnel junction, the non-magnetic spacer, and the in-plane polarization magnetic layer, the programming current pulse comprising a direct current pulse and an alternating perturbation pulse, the alternating perturbation pulse alternating between a maximum current value and a minimum current value at a first frequency;
wherein application of the programming current pulse to the magnetic device produces a spin-polarized current having spin-polarized electrons, the spin-polarized current alternating between a maximum spin-current value and a minimum spin-current value at the first frequency, the spin-polarized electrons exerting a spin transfer torque on the magnetization vector of the free magnetic layer, the spin transfer torque alternating between a maximum magnitude and a minimum magnitude at the first frequency;
wherein the first frequency is synchronized with the predetermined precession frequency of the free magnetic layer, thereby causing the spin transfer torque to be at the maximum magnitude when the spin transfer torque increases the precession radius of the magnetization vector of the free magnetic layer, and at the minimum magnitude when the spin transfer torque decreases the precession radius of the magnetization vector of the free magnetic layer, thereby improving the switching process of the free magnetic layer from the first magnetization direction to the second magnetization direction and from the second magnetization direction to the first magnetization direction.

US Pat. No. 10,198,541

CIRCUIT MODELING SYSTEM AND CIRCUIT MODELING METHOD BASED ON NET LIST SIMPLIFICATION TECHNIQUE

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A circuit modeling system comprising:a storage device configured to store a first net list, the first net list including (i) a plurality of semiconductor devices, (ii) a first power distribution network (PDN) connected to the plurality of semiconductor devices, and (iii) a signal network connected to the plurality of semiconductor devices that transmits signals to the plurality of semiconductor devices; and
a processor including a circuit simulation unit configured to simulate a circuit with the first net list, the processor configured to,
identify first semiconductor devices and second semiconductor devices from among the plurality of semiconductor devices, the first semiconductor devices being ones from among the plurality of semiconductor devices that are activated by receiving the signal through the signal network, the second semiconductor devices being ones from among the plurality of semiconductor devices that are inactive,
reduce the first PDN to a second PDN based on the identified first semiconductor devices,
generate a second net list including the signal network, the second PDN, and the first semiconductor devices, and
simulate the circuit based on the second net list.

US Pat. No. 10,194,834

DETECTION OF SLEEP APNEA USING RESPIRATORY SIGNALS

VITAL CONNECT, INC., San...

1. A wireless sensor device for sleep apnea detection, the wireless sensor device comprising:a sensor to detect at least one respiratory signal;
a processor coupled to the sensor; and
a memory device coupled to the processor, wherein the memory device includes a detection algorithm and an application that, when executed by the processor, causes the processor to:
extract a plurality of features from the at least one respiratory signal; and
determine, using the detection algorithm, at least one sleep apnea event from the plurality of features,
wherein determining the at least one sleep apnea event further causes the processor to:
determine at least one candidate sleep apnea event using the plurality of features, and
confirm the at least one sleep apnea event when:
a mean during the at least one candidate sleep apnea event is less than a mean threshold times a mean during baseline, and
the mean during the at least one candidate sleep apnea event is less than a variable time a mean dispersion metric.

US Pat. No. 10,198,687

CARDS AND DEVICES WITH MULTIFUNCTION MAGNETIC EMULATORS AND METHODS FOR USING SAME

DYNAMICS INC., Pittsburg...

1. A device comprising:an emulator operable to electrically couple to a read-head of a magnetic stripe reader;
an RFID operable to electrically couple to a RFID reader; and
a processor for controlling the emulator; and
wherein the emulator is operable to electrically couple to and communicate the data to the read-head when the device is located outside and within proximity of the magnetic stripe reader.

US Pat. No. 10,198,316

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR EFFICIENT FLASH MEMORY ACCESS

AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES INTERN...

1. A system for accessing a flash memory device, the system comprising:a first encoder circuit operable to apply a first encoding algorithm to a user data set to yield a first number of first algorithm codewords, wherein each of the first number of the first algorithm codewords includes a second number of elements;
a second encoder circuit operable to apply a second encoding algorithm to a combination of the first number of the first algorithm codewords to yield a second number of sets of a third number of voltage values; wherein each of the sets of the third number of voltage values represents corresponding elements of each of the first number of the first algorithm codewords; and
a write circuit operable to apply voltages indicated by each of the third number of voltage values to respective flash memory cells.

US Pat. No. 10,198,032

PASSIVE LOCATORS FOR A VIRTUAL REALITY HEADSET

Facebook Technologies, LL...

1. A virtual reality (VR) headset comprising:an electronic display configured to present content to a user of the VR headset; and
a plurality of marker groups, each marker group corresponding to a different location on the VR headset and comprising one or more passive locators having positions relative to each other, each passive locator having a respective reflectance type, that identities a band of light of a plurality of different bands of light, and the band of light is reflected by the passive locator, and each marker group has a unique reflectance configuration that describes a spatial configuration of the one or more passive locators within the marker group and one or more reflectance types of the one or more passive locators within the marker group.

US Pat. No. 10,197,261

LED ILLUMINATION APPARATUS WITH HEAT SINK HAVING A PORTION OF HEAT FINS EXPOSED TO AXIAL FORCED FLOW FROM A COOLING FAN

Shoichi Nakamura, Higash...

1. An LED illumination apparatus comprising:an LED substrate;
an LED package mounted on the LED substrate;
a base having a first surface, a second surface opposite the first surface, and a concave part formed on the first surface for receiving the LED substrate;
a heat sink including
a rectangular flat plate having a main surface thermally connected to the second surface of the base, and a heat radiation surface opposite the main surface, and
a plurality of first heat radiation fins having a rib-shape and protruding from the heat radiation surface of the flat plate, the first heat radiation fins extending from a periphery of the flat plate at two opposing sides;
a cooling fan; and
a casing housing the LED substrate, the base, the heat sink, and the cooling fan, wherein
the base is shaped such that a part of each first heat radiation fin extending from the periphery of the flat plate is exposed from the first surface of the base,
the cooling fan takes in air from a side of the casing that the LED package emits light and through the first heat radiation fins, and
the LED substrate has a through hole so as to allow air in an illumination part to contact the base.

US Pat. No. 10,196,753

METHODS AND APPARATUSES FOR ELECTROPLATING AND SEED LAYER DETECTION

Lam Research Corporation,...

1. A system comprising:a seed layer analysis system that includes an illumination source and a color sensor; and
a system controller configured to:
(a) cause a wafer from a set of semiconductor wafers to be selected,
(b) cause, after (a), the illumination source to illuminate one or more points within an interior region of a surface of the selected wafer, and the color sensor to measure a first set of one or more in-process color signals from the one or more points within the interior region of the surface of the selected wafer, each color signal having one or more color components,
(c) cause, after (a), the illumination source to illuminate one or more points within an edge region of the surface of the selected wafer, and the color sensor to measure a second set of one or more in-process color signals from the one or more points within the edge region of the surface of the selected wafer, each color signal having one or more color components,
(d) calculate, after (b) and (c), a metric indicative of the difference between the color signals in the first and second sets of in-process color signals, and
(e) determine whether an acceptable seed layer is present on the surface of the selected wafer based on whether the metric is within a predetermined range.

US Pat. No. 10,196,713

MEDICAL INSTRUMENT WITH MODIFIED MEMORY AND FLEXIBILITY PROPERTIES AND METHOD

DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc., Yo...

1. A method for modifying a physical characteristic of an endodontic instrument, the method comprising the steps of:placing an endodontic blank in a heated environment having a temperature of from about 400° C. to about 600° C. for a period from about 120 minutes to about 150 minutes, wherein the endodontic blank is made from at least about 50% by mass of a superelastic alloy; cooling the endodontic blank; and
machining the endodontic blank by grinding flutes into a working portion of the cooled endodontic blank to form an endodontic instrument.

US Pat. No. 10,196,347

METHOD FOR PREPARING CITALOPRAM DIOL INTERMEDIATE

Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceu...

1. A method for preparing citalopram diol represented by formula IV, comprising the following steps:
performing Grignard addition reactions of 5-cyanophthalide successively with p-fluorophenyl magnesium halide and N,N-dimethylaminopropyl magnesium halide in an organic solvent; after the reaction, hydrolyzing and separating to obtain free base of citalopram diol represented by formula IV; optionally, further converting the compound of formula IV into its acid salt;
characterized in that the Grignard reaction is carried out in the presence of an auxiliary reagent of metal salt MAXB, wherein M is selected from the group consisting of Mn, Cu, Zn, Li, or Cs, X is selected from the group consisting of Cl, Br, or I, A is 1, and B is 1 or 2.

US Pat. No. 10,195,748

HUMANOID ROBOT

INTERMAN Corporation, Ka...

1. A humanoid robot comprising:a hand having a plurality of finger members provided with joints and drive mechanisms and capable of performing a handshake with a hand of a human being;
a joint position sensor configured to detect a position of at least one of the joints;
an information recording device configured to record the joint position detected by the joint position sensor; and
an information processing apparatus configured to compare the joint position of the hand of the human being recorded in the information recording device in advance and the joint position detected by the joint position sensor when shaking a hand of a human being to be personally identified, wherein
the joint position comparison result by the information processing apparatus is used to perform personal identification of the human being.
US Pat. No. 10,199,522

SOLAR CELL INTERCONNECTOR AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

AIRBUS DS GMBH, Taufkirc...

1. A high electrical conductive, high temperature stable foil material comprising:an aluminium alloy having at least two elements selected from the group consisting of scandium (Sc), magnesium (Mg), zirconium (Zr), ytterbium (Yb) and manganese (Mn),
wherein the aluminium alloy comprises ytterbium (Yb) in an amount from 0.075 to 0.5 wt.-%, based on the total weight of the aluminium alloy.
US Pat. No. 10,196,312

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING COLORING CERAMICS VIA COLLOIDAL DISPERSION FOLLOWED BY CONVENTIONAL PRESSING TECHNIQUES

James R. Glidewell Dental...

1. A colored zirconia ceramic slurry fabricated by a colloidal mixing process comprising the steps of:a) obtaining a coloring solution consisting essentially of at least one metallic salt as a coloring agent, a solvent, and optionally, an organic solvent and optionally, an acid,
wherein the at least one metallic salt is soluble in the solvent, and
wherein the at least one metallic salt comprises metallic salts of chromium and terbium as the coloring agent;
b) choosing the relative constituents of the coloring solution to provide a selected color for use in a zirconia ceramic dental restoration;
c) choosing a relative amount of the coloring solution for an amount of a zirconia ceramic slurry comprising a ceramic material that is predominantly a zirconia ceramic material, to provide a selected color intensity for use in the zirconia ceramic dental restoration;
d) mixing the amount of the coloring solution and the amount of zirconia ceramic slurry to distribute the coloring solution throughout the zirconia ceramic slurry; and
e) adding a binder in an amount of from 0.5% to 10% by weight of the coloring solution, to the mixture of the coloring solution and the zirconia ceramic slurry to form the colored zirconia ceramic slurry,wherein, the colored zirconia ceramic slurry comprises the zirconia ceramic slurry, the coloring solution, and the binder.

US Pat. No. 10,201,120

COMPONENT MOUNTING APPARATUS

YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIK...

1. A component mounting apparatus, comprising:a component mounting unit including a mounting nozzle selected from a plurality of nozzles and a distance detector configured for optically detecting a distance between a component held by the mounting nozzle and a board, wherein
an illuminated region formed by the distance detector is located in a vicinity of a portion obtained by projecting the mounting nozzle onto the board,
and wherein
the component mounting unit further includes a nozzle selecting unit configured for selecting the mounting nozzle from the plurality of nozzles,
the illuminated region is formed in a vicinity of the mounting nozzle that is selected by the nozzle selecting unit and approaches the board for component mounting onto the board, and
the vicinity is a positional relationship in which a distance between the illuminated region and the portion obtained by projecting the selected mounting nozzle onto the board is smaller than a distance between the illuminated region and a portion obtained by projecting any one of the plurality of nozzles except the selected mounting nozzle onto the board.

US Pat. No. 10,201,069

HIGH FREQUENCY POWER SUPPLY DEVICE AND HIGH FREQUENCY POWER SUPPLYING METHOD

PEARL KOGYO CO., LTD., O...

1. A high frequency power supply device, at least comprising a first high frequency power supply block, which supplies a plasma processing chamber with a high frequency power at a first frequency f1, and a second high frequency power supply block, which supplies the plasma processing chamber with a high frequency power at a second frequency f2 below the first frequency, wherein:the first high frequency power supply block comprises:
a first high frequency oscillating block, which excites the high frequency power at the first frequency and has a variable frequency;
a first power amplification block, which receives an output of the first high frequency oscillating block and amplifies the power thereof;
a first directivity coupler, which receives a reflected wave from the plasma processing chamber and a traveling wave from the first power amplification block;
a first reflected wave heterodyne detection block, which performs heterodyne detection of a reflected wave signal from the first directivity coupler; and
a first control block, which receives a signal Sb after detection of the first reflected wave heterodyne detection block and a traveling wave signal Sc from the first directivity coupler, performs calculations based on signal Sb and signal Sc, and issues a frequency control signal S1 that controls an oscillating frequency of the first high frequency oscillating block and an output level signal S2 to control output of the first power amplification block;wherein:the second high frequency power supply block comprises:
a second high frequency oscillating block, which excites the high frequency power at the second frequency and has a variable frequency;
a second power amplification block, which receives an output of the second high frequency oscillating block and amplifies the power thereof;
a second directivity coupler, which receives a reflected wave from the plasma processing chamber and a traveling wave from the second power amplification block;
a second reflected wave detection block, which detects a reflected wave signal from the second directivity coupler; and
a second control block, which receives a signal after detection of the second reflected wave detection block and a traveling wave signal from the second directivity coupler, and controls an oscillating frequency of the second high frequency oscillating block and an output of the second power amplification block.

US Pat. No. 10,198,978

VIEWING OPTICS TEST SUBSYSTEM FOR HEAD MOUNTED DISPLAYS

Facebook Technologies, LL...

1. An optical evaluation workstation comprising:an enclosure that encloses the workstation and is configured to block light from entering the workstation;
a contrast test target;
a light source configured to backlight the contrast test target with diffuse light, the light source comprising a light panel and a light diffuser, the light panel configured to generate light and positioned to illuminate at least a portion of the light diffuser, the light diffuser configured to substantially and evenly diffuse light received from the light source;
an optical element feed assembly configured to:
receive an optical element of a head mounted display (HMD), and
position the optical element at a first distance from the contrast test target, the first distance corresponding to a distance between an optics block in the HMD and an electronic display in the HMD;
a camera configured to capture one or more images of the contrast test target through the optical element, the camera at a second distance from the contrast test target, the second distance corresponding to a distance between an exit pupil of the HMD and the electronic display in the HMD, wherein the contrast test target is positioned between the light source and the camera such that the contrast test target is illuminated with diffuse light from the light diffuser; and
a control module configured to evaluate optical contrast of the optical element using the one or more images of the contrast test target.

US Pat. No. 10,198,048

MEDIA DEVICE ENCLOSURE SYSTEM

Peerless Industries, Inc....

1. An electronic device enclosure system comprising:an enclosure including:
a main body with an open end;
a cover configured to be coupled to the open end of the main body;
an interior sized and configured to receive an electronic device therein, the interior defined by the main body and the cover; and
a sealing member provided at an interface between the main body and the cover, such that the interface is substantially sealed and resistant to liquid ingress;
a thermoelectric module having a first portion and a second portion, the first portion positioned within the interior of the enclosure and configured to be in confronting relation with the electronic device, the second portion in contact with a portion of the enclosure exposed to an external environment; and
a thermal controller electrically coupled to the thermoelectric module and operable to control at least one of heating and cooling of the first portion of the thermoelectric module.

US Pat. No. 10,196,814

AEROGEL COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THEM

Cabot Corporation, Bosto...

1. A composite comprising:a) an aerogel component;
b) a binder selected from the group consisting of cement, gypsum, lime, and any combination thereof; and
c) a surfactant,
wherein the composite has a thermal conductivity not greater than about 30 mW/(m·K), measured according to ASTM C518 and wherein the composite does not include fibers.
US Pat. No. 10,197,937

ELECTROSTATIC INK COMPOSITIONS

HP Indigo B.V., Amstelve...

1. An electrostatic ink composition comprising:pigment particles;
a dispersant comprising a succinimide;
a carrier liquid;
a charge director comprising lecithin or a sulfate-based lipophilic moiety; and
a tackifier which is dissolved in the carrier liquid;
wherein the composition comprises substantially no insoluble resin.

US Pat. No. 10,201,119

SYSTEM AND METHOD OF ALTERNATE COOLING OF A LIQUID COOLED MOTOR CONTROLLER

HAMILTON SUNDSTRAND CORPO...

1. A motor controller, comprisinga motor control housing having an air inlet and an air outlet;
a plurality of heat generating elements disposed within the motor control housing; and
a cooling system including a cooling device arranged within the motor control housing and extending from a first housing end of the motor control housing to a second housing end of the motor control housing opposite the first housing end, the cooling device and the motor control housing thus defining two airflow channels therebetween, the cooling device having a fluid sealed therein and including:
a first planar plate;
a second planar plate separated from the first planar plate by a distance, thereby defining a fluid passage between the first planar plate and the second planar plate wherein the fluid is sealed;
an evaporating region wherein the fluid absorbs heat via vaporization; and
a condensing region wherein the vaporized fluid releases heat via condensation;
wherein the plurality of heat generating elements is cooled by conduction to the cooling device and by convection from an airflow between the air inlet and the air outlet; and
wherein the airflow cools the vaporized fluid at the condensing region;
wherein at least one heat generating element of the plurality of heat generating elements is mounted at each of the first planar plate and the second planar plate; and
wherein at least one heat generating element of the plurality of heat generating elements is disposed in each of the evaporating region and the condensing region.

US Pat. No. 10,201,118

ELECTRIC POWER CONVERTER

DENSO CORPORATION, Kariy...

1. An electric power converter comprising:a transformer having a primary coil and a secondary coil;
a first circuit section connected to the primary coil side of the transformer;
a second circuit section connected to the secondary coil side of the transformer; and
a case that accommodates the transformer, the first circuit section, and the second circuit section inside and has a lower opening and an upper opening; wherein,
the case is composed of a base plate where the transformer, the first circuit section, and the second circuit section are mounted, and a cover fixed to the base plate and covers the transformer, the first circuit section, and the second circuit section, and the base plate is arranged in a plane extending between the lower opening and the upper opening of the case;
an air passage communicated with an exterior of the case is formed inside the case in a vertical direction between the lower opening and the upper opening;
all horizontal circumferences of the air passage, formed inside the case in the vertical direction between the lower opening and the upper opening, are surrounded by a part of the base plate and a part of the cover;
the base plate and the cover each has side partitions, the side partitions divide the air passage into a plurality of air passages; and
at least one of the transformer, the first circuit section, or the second circuit sections is disposed in at least one of the plurality of air passages.

US Pat. No. 10,201,117

INTEGRATED HIGH DENSITY SERVER VAULT WITH HVAC UPS BACKUP

REVOLVER 26 INVESTMENT CO...

1. An integrated high density server vault (HDSV) system comprising one or more server modules adapted for receiving one or more rows of server rack(s) and providing electrical and communication connectivity for disposed computing and electrical equipment, wherein each server module is operationally associated with an integrated mechanical module comprising:a) a fully self-contained heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system adapted for maintaining precise temperature and humidity levels and directly ventilating the server module with which it the HVAC system communicates with respect to air flow; and
b) an automatic fire suppression system adapted for protecting contents of the server module;
wherein the server and mechanical modules are adapted to be operationally connected to each other forming a unitary integrated high density server vault system which functions to maintain set temperature and humidity, air quality and protect computing and/or electrical equipment installed in the server rack(s), and providing for operational functioning of and between the installed computing and/or electrical equipment,
wherein the integrated HDSV system is adapted for physical, electrical, data, communications and/or air quality connectivity with one or more additional integrated HDSVs such that the two or more integrated HDSVs cooperate in maintaining set temperature and humidity and otherwise protecting equipment installed in a plurality of server racks, and/or such that the disposed computing and/or electrical equipment operationally communicate, and
wherein the operational association between the server and mechanical modules is adapted to provide practical access to the server and mechanical modules through a common white space.

US Pat. No. 10,201,116

COOLING SYSTEM FOR DATA CENTER RACK

Amazon Technologies, Inc....

1. A data center comprising:at least one computing room;
at least one rack system disposed in the at least one computing room, the at least one rack system including 1) a rack housing that encapsulates an interior space of the at least one rack system so as to seal the interior space of the at least one rack system with respect to airflow in and out of the interior space, the rack housing including an access door that is continuously solid along its entirety and is movable between an open position that provides access to the interior space and a closed position, and 2) a plurality of computing devices mounted to the rack in the interior space, wherein the plurality of computing devices each defines an air intake, an air outlet, and a fan that draws air from the sealed interior space of the rack housing through the air intake and out through the air outlet, wherein heat is dissipated from electrical components of each of the plurality of computing devices into the interior space of the rack housing; and
a cooling system including a conduit that extends through the rack housing into the interior space, the cooling system further including a fluid that flows through the conduit and a heat exchanger disposed in the rack housing between the computing devices, wherein heat is transferred by the heat exchanger from air in the interior space to the fluid to produce cooled air in the rack housing that is drawn into the air intakes of the plurality of computing devices, and the fluid transports the transferred heat out of the rack housing,
wherein movement of the door from the open position to the closed position causes the rack housing to seal the interior space with respect to airflow in and out of the interior space when the fan of each of the computing devices is drawing air from the interior space into the air intakes and out the air outlets.

US Pat. No. 10,201,090

FABRICATION METHOD OF CIRCUIT STRUCTURE

Siliconware Precision Ind...

1. A method for fabricating a circuit structure, comprising the steps of:forming a plurality of first conductive pads on a carrier, wherein a length of each of the first conductive pads is greater than a width of the first conductive pad;
forming a plurality of conductive posts on the first conductive pads, wherein each of the conductive posts has opposite first and second end surfaces and the first conductive pads are bonded to the first end surfaces of the conductive posts;
forming a plurality of second conductive pads on the second end surfaces of the conductive posts; and
after forming the second conductive pads, forming an insulating layer on the carrier for encapsulating the conductive posts.

US Pat. No. 10,201,086

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Siliconware Precision Ind...

1. An electronic device, comprising:a circuit board having a plurality of conductive contacts, each of the conductive contacts comprising a plurality of solder pads with a gap existing between any two adjacent ones of the solder pads; and
an electronic element disposed on the circuit board and having a plurality of electrode terminals, each of the electrode terminals being coupled to each corresponding one of the conductive contacts through the solder pads, and a single electrode terminal of the electrode terminals is coupled to the plurality of solder pads of a single conductive contact, wherein at least a portion of the single electrode terminal is located in a vertical projection area of the plurality of solder pads of the single conductive contact.

US Pat. No. 10,201,074

BACKPLANE FOOTPRINT FOR HIGH SPEED, HIGH DENSITY ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS

Amphenol Corporation, Wa...

1. A printed circuit board comprising:a plurality of layers including conductive layers separated by dielectric layers, the conductive layers including a signal layer; and
via patterns formed in the plurality of layers, each of the via patterns comprising first and second signal vias extending from a first surface of the printed circuit board to the signal layer, the signal layer including first and second signal traces connected to the first and second signal vias, respectively, the signal layer further including a ground conductor located between the signal traces and adjacent signal-carrying elements, wherein the first and second signal traces, the ground conductor and the adjacent signal-carrying elements are located in the signal layer.

US Pat. No. 10,201,064

POWER SUPPLY FOR A TWO-WIRE SMART DIMMER AND LIGHTING LOADS THEREOF

KLEVERNESS INCORPORATED, ...

1. A power supply for a two-wire or three-wire smart dimmer, to control the intensity of illumination of a lighting load powered by main electricity, the power supply comprises:a first low power module;
a second low power module;
a high power module;
a current sensing module;
a zero crossing detecting module;
a controller module; and
a low power lighting load adapter;
wherein:
if the dimmer has a two-wire configuration and the lighting load is a low power lighting load, the low power lighting load adapter is connected in parallel to the lighting load and AC power flows from the low power lighting load and the low power lighting load adapter to the first low power module when the low power lighting load is in an off state;
if the dimmer has a two-wire configuration and the lighting load is not a low power lighting load, the low power lighting load adapter is not connected to the lighting load and the AC power flows from the lighting load to the first low power module when the low power lighting load is in an off state;
if the dimmer has a three-wire configuration, the AC power flows from a neutral and a phase wire to the first low power module;
the high power module turns on the lighting load for less than a half cycle of the main electricity, when an activation signal is received from the controller module, and a shunt current flows out of the high power module when the lighting load is in an on state that is fed to the first low power module;
the first low power module converts the AC power from the main electricity into a first level DC voltage;
the controller module performs forward phase or reverse phase control via the activation signal based on a dimming value inputted from a user and a zero crossing signal;
the zero crossing module outputs the zero crossing signal to the controller module when a wave of the AC main voltage crosses zero volts, in order to synchronize the timing and delay of the activation signal with the phase of the main electricity;
the first level DC voltage is inputted to the second low power module, wherein the first level DC voltage is converted to a second level DC voltage that powers components that allow for the functioning of the smart dimmer; and
the current sensing module is powered by the second level DC voltage and converts the shunt current from the lighting load into a current-voltage signal to be outputted to the controller module.

US Pat. No. 10,201,059

METHOD FOR ANALYZING OPERATING PARAMETERS FOR LIGHTING TECHNOLOGIES

KLEVERNESS INCORPORATED, ...

1. A method to analyze operating parameters in a smart switch, the method includes:sampling a voltage of a current consumption of at least one lighting device acquired by means a sensing module of the smart switch, wherein an ADC module of the smart switch converts the samples of the voltage of the current consumption to digital voltage samples;
filtering the digital voltage samples by data filtering, said data filtering comprising:
a Noise Reduction Filter, NRF, filter type
a Magnitude Filtering, FM, filter type
a Finite Impulse Response, FIR, filter type
determining the current consumption of the at least one lighting device, through an application of a polynomial interpolation to attenuate the digital voltage samples and in this way calculate a Root Mean Square, RMS, of the digital voltage sample;
wherein determining the current consumption of the at least one lighting device further comprises estimate a correct current consumption with a database of a central control system, and comparing a RMS data of the digital voltage sample against a plurality of operating variables to determine the current consumed, the comparison data is sent to the database of the central control system;
determining a type of technology of the at least one lighting device using the digital voltage samples, wherein the filtered digital voltage samples are transformed from a time domain to the frequency domain;
wherein determining the type of technology of the at least one lighting device further comprises performing a predominant frequency analysis on the transformed digital voltage samples, to identify a predominant frequency;
wherein the type of lighting technology of the lighting device is determined according to a comparison between the predominant frequency and a preset threshold frequency;
further wherein the type of lighting technology determined is sent to a database record of a central control system;
detecting an irregular behavior in the operation of the at least one lighting device, which comprises identifying harmonics by using the predominant frequency analysis;
wherein the irregular behavior in the operation of the at least one lighting device is determined according to a comparison between a number of identified harmonics and a harmonics threshold;
further wherein the identified irregular behavior is sent to a database record of a central control system;
determining and selecting a most appropriate dimming mode for the at least one lighting device, wherein the at least one lighting device is dimmed by a leading and trailing edge hybrid method during a preset percentage of AC wave cycle;
wherein determining and selecting the most appropriate dimming mode, after sampling, filtering and converting the digital voltage of the current consumption of the at least one lighting device, further comprises an abrupt current consumption analysis of the lighting device;
wherein determining and selecting the most appropriate dimming mode of the at least one lighting device further comprises determining a dimming mode by making an identification of an abrupt current consumption percentage location within a wave cycle and selecting the dimming mode according to the abrupt consumption location within the cycle;
further wherein determining and selecting the most appropriate dimming mode of the at least one selected lighting device is sent to the database record of the central control system.

US Pat. No. 10,200,677

INERTIAL MEASUREMENT UNIT PROGRESS ESTIMATION

Fyusion, Inc., San Franc...

1. A method comprising:on a mobile device including a processor, a memory, a camera, an inertial measurement unit, a microphone, a GPS sensor and a touchscreen display, receiving a request to generate a multi-view interactive digital media representation of an object;
receiving a sequence live images from the camera on the mobile device, wherein the live images include 2-D pixel data, wherein the camera moves along a path and wherein an orientation of the camera varies along the path such that the object in the sequence of the live images is captured from a plurality of camera views;
based upon sensor data from the inertial measurement unit, determining angular changes in the orientation of the camera along the path;
based upon the angular changes, determining an angular view of the object captured in the sequence of the live images; and
generating from the sequence of the live images the multi-view interactive digital media representation wherein the multi-view interactive digital media representation includes a plurality of images wherein each of the plurality of images includes the object from a different camera view such that when the plurality of images is output to the touchscreen display the object appears to undergo a 3-D rotation through the angular view wherein the 3-D rotation of the object is generated without a 3-D polygon model of the object; and
outputting a value of the angular view of the object captured in the multi-view interactive digital media representation.

US Pat. No. 10,200,278

NETWORK MANAGEMENT SYSTEM CONTROL SERVICE FOR VXLAN ON AN MLAG DOMAIN

Arista Networks, Inc., S...

1. A network system comprising:a first network element coupled to a network;
a second network element directly coupled to the first network element, wherein the first network element and the second network element are to connect to form a link aggregation group; and
a network management device including a control agent, the control agent to configure the link aggregation group as a logical virtual tunnel end point (VTEP) of a virtual extensible local area network (VXLAN), wherein each of the first and second network elements synchronizes a local forwarding table with a forwarding table of another network element in response to a new forwarding entry being generated by one of the first and second network elements and the control agent is further to receive status information for the logical VTEP from a primary network element designated for the link aggregation group, the status information including a physical and virtual topology of a network coupled to the logical VTEP and one of the first and second network element is the primary network element.

US Pat. No. 10,200,187

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR DISSIPATING HEAT IN OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS MODULES

AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES INTERN...

1. An optical communications system comprising:a first surface-mount structure having first and second arrays of electrical contacts disposed on top and bottom surfaces thereof, respectively;
clock and data recovery (CDR) circuitry mounted on a first mounting region of the top surface of the first surface-mount structure and having electrical contacts that are in contact with respective electrical contacts of the first array of electrical contacts;
a parallel optical communications module mounted on a second mounting region of the first surface-mount structure, the module including a module surface-mount structure having third and fourth arrays of electrical contacts disposed on top and bottom surfaces thereof, respectively, wherein electrical contacts of the fourth array of electrical contacts are in contact with respective electrical contacts of the first array of electrical contacts; and
a baffle mechanically coupled with the optical communications system, the baffle having walls that define first and second convective air pathways that are thermally decoupled from one another.

US Pat. No. 10,200,080

SELF-INTERFERENCE CANCELLATION FOR FULL-DUPLEX COMMUNICATION USING A PHASE AND GAIN ADJUSTED TRANSMIT SIGNAL

Avago Technologies Intern...

1. An apparatus configured to cancel interference, from an outbound signal provided at an output of a power amplifier (PA), in an inbound signal at an input of a low-noise amplifier (LNA), the apparatus comprising:a first resistor controllably coupled between a first differential end of the output of the PA and the input of the LNA;
a first capacitor controllably coupled between the first differential end of the output of the PA and the input of the LNA;
a second resistor controllably coupled between a second differential end of the output of the PA and the input of the LNA; and
a second capacitor controllably coupled between the second differential end of the output of the PA and the input of the LNA.

US Pat. No. 10,200,005

OUTPUT NOISE REDUCTION DEVICE

KITAGAWA INDUSTRIES CO., ...

1. An output-noise reduction device configured to output to a supplying device, an output signal from an electronic device, and to reduce noise mixed in the output signal, the output-noise reduction device comprising:a magnetic body core that is made of a magnetic material and has a through hole;
a conducting bar that is made of a conductive material, inserted in the through hole of the magnetic body core, and has one end portion serving as a connection portion to be connected to the electronic device, and another end portion serving as an output portion connected to the supplying device;
a lead frame to which a plurality of capacitive elements are connected, the lead frame being made of a conductive material and fixed to the output portion of the conducting bar; and
a molded member that is made of resin material, formed through insert molding, and encapsulates the lead frame, the magnetic body core, and the conducting bar inserted in the magnetic body core,
wherein the molded member is made of the resin material of which a molding shrinkage rate after the insert molding is 0.5% or less.

US Pat. No. 10,200,001

METHODS AND DEVICES FOR AUTOMATIC GAIN CONTROL

AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES INTERN...

1. A controller operable to:check control bits;
sample a first signal at a frequency that is indicated by the checked control bits, the first signal indicating an initial amplitude of an output signal of an oscillator circuit;
select a step amount based on the sampled first signal and a target amplitude of the output signal; and
generate a control signal for the oscillator circuit based on the selected step amount, the control signal indicating a change in gain for the oscillator circuit according to the selected step amount.

US Pat. No. 10,199,988

METHOD FOR CONTROLLING POWER GRID FREQUENCY OF MULTIPLE ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS, AND SYSTEM THEREFOR

HYOSUNG HEAVY INDUSTRIES ...

1. A power grid frequency control system for controlling a power grid frequency for multiple energy storage systems using a hierarchical control structure, comprising:a plurality of energy storage systems (ESSs);
a local management system (LMS) configured to manage at least one of the energy storage systems on a local basis;
an energy storage system controller (ESS controller) configured to generally control the local management system by determining a state of the local management system, estimating an output value of at least one of the energy storage systems belonging to the local management system, and transmitting the estimated output value to each energy storage system; and
a power management system (PMS) configured to generally manage overall systems including the plurality of energy storage systems, the local management system, and the energy storage system controller, determine states of the overall systems to allow a user to participate in a power grid frequency control market by making a contract with a system operator, control an output value of the local management system, and regulate control parameters for controlling the output value, wherein, when a plurality of energy storage system controllers are provided, the power management system determines control parameters for controlling frequencies of the energy storage system controllers, sets a participating energy ratio for a frequency response and frequency regulation control depending on a frequency state on the basis of the determined control parameters, and performs the frequency response and frequency regulation control depending on the set participating energy ratio,
wherein the power management system analyzes the power grid frequency and an automatic generation control (AGC) signal, makes a normal distribution of the power grid frequency and the AGC signal within a particular time interval, calculates an output expectation value for the frequency response control and an output expectation value of the AGC signal for the frequency regulation control within the particular time interval, optimizes the participating energy ratio for the frequency response and the frequency regulation for a day, and sets a result of the optimization as the participating energy ratio for the frequency response and the frequency regulation.

US Pat. No. 10,199,985

TECHNIQUE FOR DETECTING A DEFECT IN A MULTI-JUNCTION SOLAR CELL

AIRBUS DS GMBH, Taufkirc...

1. A method for detecting a defect in a multi-junction solar cell comprising at least two vertically stacked p-n junctions, the method comprising:exciting a first p-n junction of the at least two vertically stacked p-n junctions by illuminating the solar cell with excitation light in a first excitation wavelength range at a first illumination intensity that is constant over time;
exciting a second p-n junction of the at least two vertically stacked p-n junctions by illuminating the solar cell with excitation light in a second excitation wavelength range at a second illumination intensity that changes over time;
detecting photoluminescence light emitted by photoluminescence of the first p-n junction; and
generating a plurality of spatially resolved photoluminescence image of the photoluminescence light emitted by the first p-n junction while the second illumination intensity is changed over time; and
observing the generated plurality of photoluminescence images for regions in which the intensity changes over time.

US Pat. No. 10,199,321

INTERCONNECT SUBSTRATE HAVING CAVITY FOR STACKABLE SEMICONDUCTOR ASSEMBLY, MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF AND VERTICALLY STACKED SEMICONDUCTOR ASSEMBLY USING THE SAME

BRIDGE SEMICONDUCTOR CORP...

1. A method of making an interconnect substrate having cavity for stackable semiconductor assembly, the method comprising:forming a protruded metal platform on a surface of a metal carrier;
forming a core layer covering the protruded metal platform and the remaining surface of the metal carrier, wherein the core layer has a first surface facing away from the metal carrier and an opposite second surface adjacent to the metal carrier;
forming an array of metal posts and a metal slug by removing a portion of the metal carrier, wherein the metal slug is aligned with the protruded metal platform;
forming a buildup circuitry from the first surface of the core layer, the buildup circuitry having an exterior surface facing away from the first surface of the core layer;
forming a stiffener that covers the second surface of the core layer and sidewalls of the metal slug and the metal posts, the stiffener having an exterior surface facing away from the second surface of the core layer; and
forming a cavity by removing the metal slug and a selected portion of the protruded metal platform and leaving a remaining portion of the protruded metal platform as a thermal paddle, the cavity including an aperture in the stiffener and a recess in the core layer and having sidewalls that extend from an exterior surface of the thermal paddle to the exterior surface of the stiffener;
wherein the metal posts are exposed from the exterior surface of the stiffener and electrically connected to the buildup circuitry through first metallized vias in the core layer, and the thermal paddle is thermally conductible to the buildup circuitry through second metallized vias in the core layer.

US Pat. No. 10,199,082

AUTOMATIC DELAY-LINE CALIBRATION USING A REPLICA ARRAY

AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES INTERN...

1. A computer memory system, comprising:a memory array comprising a plurality of memory cells; and
a delay calibration circuit comprising a delay-line that is used to measure a chip-specific delay between when a bitline is discharged by a bitcell and when a sense amplifier is used to detect a memory value from the memory array, wherein the delay calibration circuit triggers the delay-line to begin measuring the chip-specific delay in response to a timing trigger, wherein the delay calibration circuit further comprises a first counter, a second counter, and a clock signal, wherein the first counter is connected to the delay-line, wherein the second counter is connected to the clock signal, and wherein the timing trigger corresponds to a time where the clock signal is started and the first and second counters both begin counting at substantially the same time.

US Pat. No. 10,199,075

METHOD AND PLAYBACK DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING WORKING STATE OF MOBILE TERMINAL, AND STORAGE MEDIUM

BEIJING XIAOMI MOBILE SOF...

1. A method performed by a playback device for controlling a working state of a mobile terminal, the playback device configured to receive and play multimedia information provided by the mobile terminal and comprising a sensor, a detector and a transmitter, the method comprising:determining, by the sensor, that the playback device is currently in an inactive state;
detecting, by the detector, whether multimedia information or mutual information sent from the mobile terminal is received to determine whether the mobile terminal is in a working state; and
sending, by the transmitter, to the mobile terminal an instruction for instructing the mobile terminal to shift into a standby state when the mobile terminal is in the working state.

US Pat. No. 10,198,664

AUXILIARY OBSERVING METHOD AND AUXILIARY OBSERVING APPARATUS

Beijing Zhigu Rui Tuo Tec...

1. An auxiliary observation method, comprising:determining at least one comparison object according to a degree of similarity to a feature of an observation target, wherein the feature comprises at least one of the following: a context, metadata, a visual feature, semantic meaning, and a circumstance of selected content, and
wherein the at least one comparison object comprises a historical image of the observation target;
finding a difference that is both visual and semantic between the observation target and the at least one comparison object;
presetting a reminder threshold for semantic difference; and
in response to determining that semantic difference of the difference exceeds the reminder threshold for semantic difference, determining the difference as a specific difference for reminding to prevent a user from overlooking important information or highlighting redundant information.

US Pat. No. 10,198,614

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR FINGERPRINT RECOGNITION

Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Sof...

1. A method for fingerprint recognition, comprising:acquiring one or more recognition records recorded within a preset time period before a current time, the one or more recognition records indicating one or more fingerprint templates, among at least two pre-stored fingerprint templates, that have matched one or more input fingerprints during previous fingerprint recognition processes;
obtaining a comparison time of a first successful matching and a comparison time of a most recent successful matching corresponding to a fingerprint template indicated in the acquired one or more recognition records;
calculating a time interval between the comparison time of the first successful matching and the comparison time of the most recent successful matching;
calculating a success frequency corresponding to the fingerprint template according to a number of successful matchings corresponding to the fingerprint template and the calculated time interval;
re-ranking the at least two pre-stored fingerprint templates according to at least one of a recency of successful matching or the success frequency of the one or more recognition records, each pre-stored fingerprint template of the at least two pre-stored fingerprint templates comprising a fingerprint image of a finger; and
comparing, when receiving a new input fingerprint, the new input fingerprint with the at least two pre-stored fingerprint templates in an order according to rankings of the at least two pre-stored fingerprint templates that have been re-ranked until one of the at least two fingerprint templates matches the new input fingerprint or until all of the at least two fingerprint templates have been compared with the new input fingerprint.

US Pat. No. 10,198,418

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DISTRIBUTED ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE DOCUMENTS

DocuSign, Inc., San Fran...

1. A method for distributed electronic signature documents comprising:generating a signing template that contains information about how a document file is to be signed, the information further specifying locations within the document file for signatures of one or more users, the information further specifying whether content within the document file that is not modifiable by the one or more users;
storing the signing template on a server;
generating the document file to be emailed to the one or more users for signing, the document file displaying form fields configured to receive input information from the one or more users and an activatable control configured to initiate an upload, over a network, of the input information to the signing template stored on the server, the content specified by the signing template not being modifiable by the one or more users through the generated document file;
emailing the document file to the one or users over the network;
receiving, from a client device of one of the one or more users, input information input into the form fields of the document file; and
executing, in response to activation of the activatable control by the client device, an electronic signing process defined by the signing template stored on the server.

US Pat. No. 10,198,063

AVERAGE POWER SAVING MODES AND POWER ARCHITECTURE FOR READ CHANNEL PRODUCT

AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES INTERN...

1. A power regulation system for a read channel assembly, the read channel assembly having at least one front-end component and at least one back end codec having at least one sampling frequency, the system comprising:at least one first voltage regulator connected to a power source and to the at least one front-end component, and to use the power source to supply a first voltage to the at least one front-end component; and
at least one second voltage regulator connected to the power source and to the at least one back-end codec, and to use the power source to (a) supply a second voltage to the at least one back-end codec, and (b) decrease from the second voltage to a third voltage lower than the second voltage in response to at least one first prompt from the at least one back-end codec,
wherein the at least one first prompt includes the at least one back-end codec reducing the at least one sampling frequency at which a data signal is being sampled by the at least one back-end codec from a first sampling frequency to a second sampling frequency,
wherein the reducing of the at least one sampling frequency occurs in response to an activity condition in which circuits of the at least one back-end codec are running in parallel, and
wherein the at least one first voltage regulator holds the first voltage constant while the at least one second voltage regulator decreases from the second voltage to the third voltage.

US Pat. No. 10,197,950

GENERATING MIXED INK IN A PRINTING PRESS

HP INDIGO B.V., Amstelve...

1. A method for generating mixed ink composed of at least two basic inks with a mixing ratio in a liquid electrophotography printing press comprising:using at least two basic ink connection tubes, a mixing ink tank, at least two leak tubes and at least two leak valves, wherein the mixing ink tank is connected with each of the at least two basic ink connection tubes by one of the at least two leak tubes and one of the at least two leak valves;
determining a volume of a respective basic ink of the at least two basic inks according to the mixing ratio;
calculating an interval for opening a respective leak valve corresponding to the respective basic ink based on an ink flow in a respective basic ink connection tube corresponding to the respective basic ink; and
draining the volume to the mixing ink tank from the respective basic ink connection tube via a respective leak tube corresponding to the respective basic ink by opening the respective leak valve for the calculated interval.

US Pat. No. 10,197,949

ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHIC PRINTING AND GLOSSING

HP Indigo B.V., Amstelve...

1. A method of electrostatic printing and glossing comprising:forming a first toner image on a print substrate by electrostatically printing an electrostatic ink comprising a first resin component comprising an ethylene acrylic acid resin, an ethylene methacrylic acid resin or combinations thereof;
forming a second toner image disposed on the first toner image on the print substrate by electrostatically printing a liquid electro photographic (LEP) printing composition comprising a first resin component comprising an ethylene acrylic acid resin, an ethylene methacrylic acid resin or combinations thereof, and a second resin component present in an amount of about 20% to about 80% by weight of total solids content of the LEP printing composition, the second resin component having a melting point of from about 50° C. to about 75° C., which is below the melting point of the first resin component, or from about 140° C. to about 180° C., which is above the melting point of the first resin component; and
heating the print substrate to at least partially melt the first or second toner image.

US Pat. No. 10,197,935

LIQUID ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHIC COMPOSITION

HP Indigo B.V., Amstelve...

1. A liquid electrophotographic composition, comprising:a carrier liquid;
a polymer resin comprising a copolymer of an alkylene monomer and a monomer selected from acrylic acid and methacrylic acid; and
an optical brightening agent present in amount from 0.1 wt % to less than 20 wt %, based on the total solids content of the composition;
wherein the liquid electrophotographic composition is a colorless liquid electrophotographic composition.

US Pat. No. 10,197,505

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR LOW COST INSPECTION

CAMTEK LTD., Migdal Haee...

1. A method for macro inspection, the method comprising:concurrently illuminating a current group of spaced apart object sub areas; wherein light reflected in a specular manner from a certain object sub area of the current group of spaced apart object sub areas is expected to be detected by a certain sensor element of a current group of spaced apart sensor elements that correspond to the current group of spaced apart object sub areas; wherein the spaced apart object sub areas are spaced apart so as to reduce a probability of a detection of non-specular light from the object;
obtaining image information from the current group of spaced apart sensor elements; wherein the obtaining comprises detecting by the certain sensor element the light reflected in the specular manner from the certain object sub area of the current group of spaced apart object sub areas; wherein the image information comprises multiple spaced apart image sub areas; wherein each image sub area comprises multiple pixels; and
processing at least a portion of the image information to provide an inspection result.

US Pat. No. 10,197,459

INDEXABLE STRAIN SENSOR

Facebook Technologies, LL...

1. A deformation sensing system comprising:an elastic dielectric substrate;
a conductive element comprising
a plurality of conductive joints and a plurality of resolving elements positioned on a surface of the elastic dielectric substrate along a length of the conductive element, each conductive joint corresponding to a segment of the conductive element and separated from another conductive joint by a resolving element of the plurality of resolving elements;
an additional conductive element formed on the elastic dielectric substrate; and
a measurement circuit coupled to the conductive element and configured to:
apply a generated stimulus signal to the conductive element resulting in a capacitance between a conductive joint of the conductive element and the additional conductive element for each segment, and
measure a response signal corresponding to a change in the capacitance between one or more conductive joints of the conductive element and the additional conductive element in response to a strain being applied to one or more segments of the conductive element.

US Pat. No. 10,197,441

LIGHT DETECTOR AND A METHOD FOR DETECTING LIGHT

Applied Materials Israel ...

1. A light detector, comprising:a photon to electron converter that is configured to convert a photon that impinges on the photon to electron converter to one or more photoelectrons;
a photoelectron detection circuit that comprises a photoelectron sensing region;
a chamber;
a bias circuit that is configured to supply, to the light detector, one or more biasing signals for accelerating a propagation of the one or more photoelectrons within the chamber towards the photoelectron sensing region;
a photoelectron manipulator that is configured to operate in a selected operational mode out of multiple operational modes, the multiple operational modes differing from each other by a level of blocking of the one or more photoelectrons from reaching the photoelectron sensing region; and
a controller that is configured to control the level of blocking of the one or more photoelectrons by the photoelectron manipulator based on a feedback from a sensor about at least one of (a) the photon, (b) the one or more photoelectrons, (c) a previous photon that previously impinged on the photon to electron converter, and (d) a previous one or more photoelectrons that were previously outputted by the photon to electron converter.

US Pat. No. 10,197,136

REVERSAL MECHANISM FOR A ROLLING RING DRIVE

1. A rolling ring drive equipped with a reversal mechanism comprising a stepper motor attached to an inner ring housing, a controller controlling a pitch angle of a central rolling ring and additional respective rolling rings of a rolling ring drive relative to a rotatable shaft extending through the central and additional respective rolling rings via the stepper motor in dependence upon a sensor which detects at least position of the rolling ring drive along the rotatable shaft, wherein the sensor comprises a magnetic incremental measuring system with a scanning head and the pitch angle of the central and additional respective rolling rings and a reversal point of the rolling ring drive along the rotatable shaft are separately changeable by the controller, wherein the stepper motor is attached to a pivotal shaft that is attached to and controls the pitch angle of the central rolling ring, wherein the central rolling ring is connected to a bottom leg of a T-shaped mechanical linkage and each end of a top leg of the T-shaped mechanical linkage is connected to one of the additional respective rolling rings, and wherein the T-shaped linkage has an elongated central hole through which a journal of the central rolling ring passes and relative movement of the journal of the central rolling ring within the elongated central hole is in a direction opposite movement of the T-shaped linkage.

US Pat. No. 10,196,780

HIGH SOFTNESS, HIGH DURABILITY BATH TISSUE INCORPORATING HIGH LIGNIN EUCALYPTUS FIBER

GPCP IP Holdings LLC, At...

1. A cellulosic tissue comprising:(A) cellulosic fibers that include at least one of (a) chemically pulped fibers and (b) mechanically pulped fibers, wherein the cellulosic fibers include:
(i) a percentage by weight of eucalyptus fibers; and
(ii) a percentage by weight of regenerated cellulosic microfibers; and
(B) virgin chemically pulped fibers, with a percentage by weight of recycle fiber,
wherein the eucalyptus fibers have been prepared from eucalyptus chips by alkaline peroxide mechanical pulping, exhibiting an ISO brightness of at least 0.82×(% VCP)+0.795×(% RF)0.98+0.84×(% APMP), and
wherein % VCP is the percentage of virgin chemical pulp in the tissue, % RF, the percentage of recycle fiber, and % alkaline peroxide mechanical pulping (APMP), the percentage of APMP eucalyptus.

US Pat. No. 10,196,773

LAUNDRY DRYER

ELECTROLUX APPLIANCES AKT...

1. Laundry dryer comprising:a casing,
a laundry storing compartment arranged within the casing for receiving laundry to be dried by passing process air through the laundry storing compartment,
a heat exchanger for dehumidifying the process air after passing the laundry storing compartment,
a removable condensate reservoir for storing condensed water formed at the heat exchanger,
a drain pump to pump the condensed water formed at the heat exchanger to the removable condensate reservoir through a drain line, the removable condensate reservoir having a reservoir outlet for draining condensate liquid stored therein and a closing element for closing the reservoir outlet when the removable condensate reservoir is extracted from a reservoir compartment;
the reservoir compartment is associated to the casing for receiving and housing the removable condensate reservoir, wherein the removable condensate reservoir can be extracted from and inserted into the reservoir compartment;
a supply line for cleaning a component of the dryer, the supply line being provided from a supply line inlet fluidly connected to the reservoir outlet when the removable condensate reservoir is inserted in the reservoir compartment, to a supply line outlet for delivering the condensed water to the component,
a rinsing or flushing pump for conveying the condensed water from the supply line inlet to the supply line outlet;
a coupling arrangement associated to the reservoir outlet and/or the supply line inlet and adapted to actuate the closing element;
wherein the coupling arrangement is adapted to maintain the closing element in an open state when the removable condensate reservoir is inserted into the reservoir compartment, such that condensate liquid can freely flow from the reservoir outlet to the supply line; and
wherein a portion of the supply line is located above a maximum condensate liquid level of the removable condensate reservoir.

US Pat. No. 10,196,766

NON-KINKING SELF-WRAPPING WOVEN SLEEVE AND METHOD OF CONSTRUCTION THEREOF

Federal-Mogul Powertrain ...

1. A method of constructing a wrappable textile sleeve, comprising:weaving an elongate wall from at least one lengthwise extending warp yarn extending along a longitudinal axis of the sleeve between opposite ends and a plurality of circumferentially extending weft yarns extending circumferentially between opposite overlapping edges; and
forming a plurality of discrete circumferentially extending annular bands extending between the opposite edges with the weft yarns during the weaving process with each of the bands being formed including a plurality of the weft yarns, with adjacent bands being formed with weft yarns having different diameters from one another, wherein the adjacent bands are formed including weft yarns having a diameter ratio of about 1:3.

US Pat. No. 10,196,194

SELF-CURLING NON-WOVEN SLEEVE AND METHOD OF CONSTRUCTION THEREOF

Federal-Mogul Powertrain ...

1. A method of constructing a self-wrapping sleeve used to route and protect elongate members, comprising:forming an elongate non-woven wall having a thickness extending between opposite inner and outer sides and having opposite edges extending between opposite ends of the non-woven wall;
heat-setting the non-woven wall into a self-wrapped configuration to define a tubular cavity;
forming at least one circumferentially extending first band portion having a first density and first thickness extending between the opposite edges; and
forming at least one circumferentially extending second band portion having a second density that is greater than the first density of the at least one first band portion and a second thickness extending between the opposite edges, wherein the second thickness of the at least one second band portion is less than the first thickness of the at least one first band portion.

US Pat. No. 10,196,168

CONTAINER HAVING A BOTTOM PROVIDED WITH A STEPPED ARCH

Sidel Participations, Oc...

1. A container (1) made of plastic material, provided with a body (5) and with a bottom (6) extending from a lower end of the body (5), the bottom (6) comprising:a peripheral base (7) defining a standing plane (8);
a concave arch (10) that extends from a central area (11) to the base (7); and
a series of main reinforcing grooves (13), formed recessed in the arch, which extend radially from the central area (11) to the base (7) at least, and which subdivide the arch into a series of angular sectors (15),
wherein each main groove (13) is bordered laterally, at a junction of the groove with each angular sector (15) of the arch (10) that is adjacent thereto, by a reinforcing rib (18) that extends projecting in relation to said angular sector (15), and
wherein each main groove (13) has a groove bottom (16) flanked by two lateral walls (17), and each reinforcing rib (18) extends into an extension of one of said lateral wall (17), and
wherein each reinforcing rib (18) is formed of an inner section (19) extending into the extension of an adjacent lateral wall, and an outer section (21) opposite the inner section (19), a crest line (20) of the reinforcing rib (18) formed at a junction between the inner section (19) and the outer section (21),
the outer section (21) located at the junction to an adjacent angular sector.

US Pat. No. 10,195,872

LABEL PRINTER

Ishida Co., Ltd., Kyoto ...

1. A label printer configured to sequentially issue a reserved number of printed labels on which information on a reserved commodity is printed, the label printer comprising:a designation unit configured to designate a commodity;
an input unit configured to input the number of printed labels to be issued on which information on the commodity designated by the designation unit is printed; and
a registration unit configured to receive, while the printed labels are issued, designation of the commodity by the designation unit and input of the number of printed labels to be issued by the input unit, and register a reservation.

US Pat. No. 10,195,191

OPIOID AGONIST ANTAGONIST COMBINATIONS

Alkermes Pharma Ireland L...

1. A composition comprising a pharmaceutically effective amount of buprenorphine and Compound-1:
wherein Compound-1:buprenorphine has a molar ratio of about 0.5-5.0:1.0.

US Pat. No. 10,195,053

BONE GRAFT DELIVERY SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR USING SAME

SPINAL SURGICAL STRATEGIE...

1. A bone graft delivery system, comprising:an elongate hollow tube constructed to receive bone graft material, said elongate hollow tube having an extended axis, a proximal end, a distal end, and a lumen extending from said proximal end to said distal end;
an implant detachably interconnected to said distal end of said elongate hollow tube, said implant having a distal tip having a tapered surface and having at least two lateral openings, wherein said implant has a first textured surface for engaging a first vertebrae and a second textured surface for engaging a second vertebrae;
a handle operatively associated with said elongate hollow tube; and
a plunger adapted to extend in said elongate hollow tube, said plunger having an exterior surface contoured to form a substantially congruent fit with said lumen of said elongate hollow tube, wherein said elongate hollow tube and said plunger are configured to deliver bone graft material to said implant so that the bone graft material exits through said at least two lateral openings of said implant.

US Pat. No. 10,194,782

DISHWASHER COMPRISING A SPRAY ARM ARRANGEMENT

ELECTROLUX APPLIANCES AKT...

1. A dishwasher comprising a spray arm arrangement and a washing chamber, said spray arm arrangement comprising:a spray arm arranged to rotate around a first axis of rotation within said washing chamber, said spray arm being provided with at least one spray nozzle arranged to spray washing liquid into said washing chamber, and
a mechanical switch, for detecting an angular position of said spray arm, wherein said spray arm arrangement further comprises an activating device arranged to rotate with said spray arm, and wherein said activating device comprises at least a first activating structure arranged to cyclically activate said mechanical switch during rotation of said spray arm.
US Pat. No. 10,197,931

ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHIC VARNISH

HP Indigo B.V., Amstelve...

1. A transparent electrophotographic varnish composition comprising:a carrier liquid; and
composite particles of a resin, a charge adjuvant, and inorganic filler platelets selected from the group consisting of kaolin clay, boron nitride, and combinations thereof, wherein the inorganic filler platelets have an aspect ratio of diameter to thickness ranging from 1000:1 to 2:1.
US Pat. No. 10,196,414

ORGANIC COMPOUNDS

GIVAUDAN S.A., Vernier (...

1. A process for the hydrogenation of a functional group containing a carbon heteroatom double bond selected from: esters, lactones, ketones, aldehydes, amides, lactams and imines, in the presence of a transition metal complex according to the formula:MX2[SNP]Ywherein:M is a group VIII transition metal and
SNP represents a tridentate or bisdentate ligand containing a nitrogen, sulphur and phosphorus atom, of which at least the N- and P- and optionally also the S-atom coordinates with the transition metal,
each X is independently selected from a halide, hydroxyl, alkoxy, acyloxy and amido;
and each Y is independently selected from a phosphine, a carbon monoxide (CO) ligand, a nitrosyl group and a RCN group, wherein R is alkyl or aryl.
US Pat. No. 10,195,214

CONCOMITANT ADMINISTRATION OF GLUCOCORTICOID RECEPTOR MODULATORS AND CYP3A INHIBITORS

Corcept Therapeutics, Inc...

1. A method of treating Cushing's syndrome in a patient who is taking an original once-daily dose of 1200 mg or 900 mg per day of mifepristone, comprising the steps of:reducing the original once-daily dose to an adjusted once-daily dose of 600 mg mifepristone,
administering the adjusted once-daily dose of 600 mg mifepristone and a strong CYP3A inhibitor to the patient,
wherein said strong CYP3A inhibitor is selected from the group consisting of ketoconazole, itraconazole, nefazodone, ritonavir, nelfmavir, indinavir, boceprevir, clarithromycin, conivaptan, lopinavir, posaconazole, saquinavir, telaprevir, cobicistat, troleandomycin, tipranivir, paritaprevir and voriconazole.
US Pat. No. 10,195,254

MYRISTOYLATED LEPTIN-RELATED PEPTIDES AND USES THEREOF

ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE, ...

1. A pharmaceutical compound, comprising myristic acid conjugated to an N-terminal serine residue of a leptin-related peptide having a sequence selected from the group consisting of SEQ. ID NO: 1 and SEQ. ID NO: 16.

US Pat. No. 10,201,115

SERVER CHASSIS WITH A LIQUID COOLING ENABLEMENT MODULE IN AN INPUT/OUTPUT MODULE BAY

Dell Products, LP, Round...

1. A chassis comprising:a compute device located within a front portion of the chassis, the compute device including:
a processor;
a cold plate in physical communication with the processor;
a cold liquid interconnect coupled to a cold liquid interconnect of a liquid cooling enablement module located in an input/output module bay in a rear portion of the chassis, the cold liquid interconnect to direct liquid into the compute device, wherein the liquid cooling enablement module is a modular self-contained liquid cooling system;
a cold liquid line coupled to the cold plate and to the cold liquid interconnect, the cold liquid line to direct cool liquid from the cold liquid interconnect to the cold plate, wherein the cold plate utilizes the liquid to remove heat from the processor;
a hot liquid interconnect coupled to a hot liquid interconnect of the liquid cooling enablement module, the hot liquid interconnect to direct heated liquid from the compute device; and
a hot liquid line coupled to the cold plate and to the hot liquid interconnect, the hot liquid line to direct the heated liquid from the cold plate to the hot liquid interconnect.

US Pat. No. 10,201,114

REMOVABLE BOARD WITH COOLING SYSTEM FOR CHASSIS-BASED ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT

Juniper Networks, Inc., ...

1. A system, comprising:a plurality of removable boards inserted within an enclosure,
the plurality of removable boards comprising:
a first set of removable boards associated with a first set of external heat exchangers, and
a second set of removable boards associated with a second set of external heat exchangers,
the second set of removable boards having a different orientation than the first set of removable boards, and
a removable board of the plurality of removable boards comprising:
an external heat exchanger, located external to the enclosure, to dissipate heat from an electronic component,
the heat from the electronic component being dissipated by a fan device located external to the enclosure,
 the fan device being one of a set of fan devices,
 a first set of fan devices, of the set of fan devices, to move air to cool a set of fins of the first set of external heat exchangers, and
 a second set of fan devices, of the set of fan devices, to move air to cool a set of fins of the second set of external heat exchangers.

US Pat. No. 10,201,113

AIR-COOLED ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT AND DEVICE FOR COOLING AN ELECTRONIC COMPONENT

SAGEMCOM BROADBAND SAS, ...

1. Electronic equipment comprising a card having an electronic component, a radiator having a bottom carrying fins, the bottom of the radiator having a face opposed to the fins resting on the electronic component, and the equipment also having a cover extending over the radiator and arranging for air to flow around the fins of the radiator, the cover including a plurality of spring blades, each pressed against a top edge of at least one of the fins in order to hold the radiator pressed against the component, and the spring blades have respective first ends that are secured to the cover and respective second ends that are free and pressed against the top edge of at least one fin, the number of spring blades being smaller than the number of fins.

US Pat. No. 10,201,112

CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY

LOTES CO., LTD, Keelung ...

1. A connector assembly, comprising:a socket connector, comprising:
a main body, having a tongue, wherein the tongue has two first surfaces provided opposite to each other;
a plurality of mating terminals, provided on the main body, wherein each of the mating terminals has a first contact portion, and the first contact portions of the mating terminals are exposed from at least one of the first surfaces; and
at least one first thermal conduction member, provided on the main body, wherein the first thermal conduction member has a first mating portion, and the first mating portion is exposed to the at least one of the first surfaces provided with the first contact portions of the mating terminals; and
a plug connector, comprising:
a circuit board;
at least one chip, provided on the circuit board;
a mating joint, electrically connected to one end of the circuit board, wherein the mating joint has an insulating body and a plurality of conductive terminals provided on the insulating body; and
at least one second thermal conduction member, provided on the insulating body, wherein the second thermal conduction member has a second mating portion and a conducting portion, and the conducting portion is thermally conducted with the chip,
wherein when the plug connector is mated with the socket connector, the first contact portions of the mating terminals are in contact with the conductive terminals to form an electrical connection, and the first mating portion is in contact with the second mating portion to form thermal conduction.

US Pat. No. 10,201,111

GAME CONTROLLER AND SECURE ENCLOSURE FOR AN ELECTRONIC GAMING MACHINE

QUIXANT PLC, Cambridgesh...

1. A device comprising:an enclosure including two compartments wherein a first compartment is accessed via a door including a locking mechanism and wherein a second compartment is secured via a cover;
a game control unit, disposed within the first compartment of the enclosure, including
a frame,
a first heat dissipation units coupled to the frame, the first heat dissipation unit having a first plate with first fins extending from the first plate;
a second heat dissipation unit coupled to the frame, the second heat dissipation unit having a second plate with second fins extending from the second plate;
wherein ends of the first fins substantially reach ends of the second fins;
a first circuit board including at least a CPU mounted to the first plate, on a side opposite the first fins, between the first plate and a first wall of the enclosure forming the first compartment wherein the first fins are configured to dissipate heat from the CPU;
a second circuit board including at least a GPU mounted to the second plate, on a side opposite the second fins, between the second plate and a second wall of the enclosure forming the first compartment wherein the second fins are configured to dissipate heat from the GPU;
a game controller including the CPU, the GPU, the first circuit board, the second circuit board, RAM, a BIOS and a mass storage device storing game software wherein the game controller executes the game software to control a wager-based game played on an electronic gaming machine;
a first fan disposed within the second compartment; and
a first plurality of apertures, between the first compartment and the second compartment, which allow air driven by the first fan, to move between the first compartment and the second compartment to cause heat from the first heat dissipation unit and the second heat dissipation unit to be removed from the first compartment.

US Pat. No. 10,201,110

DEVICE RACK INCORPORATING MULTIPLE MOUNTING PLANES

Lockheed Martin Corporati...

1. A device rack comprising:a first side panel and a second side panel that collectively define a front opening and an interior volume;
a first plurality of attachment mechanisms associated with the first side panel configured to facilitate attachment of first rack-mount extensions of respective devices with respect to the first side panel at any of a plurality of different distances from the front opening,
wherein the first plurality of attachment mechanisms comprises a plurality of first openings formed in the first side panel, and a plurality of first mounting blocks configured to detachably engage the first side panel at corresponding openings of said first plurality of openings formed at corresponding desired device-mount locations in the first side panel, and to detachably engage the first rack-mount extensions of the respective devices; and
a second plurality of attachment mechanisms associated with the second side panel configured to facilitate attachment of second rack-mount extensions of the respective devices with respect to the second side panel at any of the plurality of different distances from the front opening,
wherein the second plurality of attachment mechanisms comprise a plurality of second openings formed in the second side panel, and a plurality of second mounting blocks configured to detachably engage the second side panel at corresponding openings of said second plurality of openings formed at corresponding desired device-mount locations in the second side panel, and to detachably engage the second rack-mount extensions of the respective devices.

US Pat. No. 10,201,109

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SCALABLE PARALLEL DATA PROCESSING AND PROCESS CONTROL

1. A computer chip/module comprising a plurality of components and interconnecting propagation pathways arranged according to an approximately tessellated 3D geometric shape: triangle, hexagon, octagon or 12-sided polygon wherein said geometric shapes' nest and scale.

US Pat. No. 10,201,108

ELECTRONIC CONTROL APPARATUS FOR VEHICLE

Hyundai Autron Co., Ltd.,...

1. An electronic control apparatus for a vehicle, comprising:an electronic control element which includes a printed circuit board (PCB) and electronic components installed on a surface of the PCB;
a cover and a base which accommodate the electronic control element; and
a connector which is coupled to the electronic control element,
wherein a protrusion of the cover is formed at a front end portion of an edge of the cover so that the PCB is inserted and mounted between the protrusion of the cover and an edge of the base, the PCB contacts the cover and the base so as to close a space between the front end portion of the edge of the cover and the edge of the base where the closed sealing space is formed by the protrusion of the cover, the PCB, the edge of the cover, and the edge of the base,
wherein a projection of the base is formed at a rear end portion of the edge of the base where the cover and the base come into contact with each other, and the cover and the projection of the base come into contact with each other so as to form the closed sealing space between the protrusion of the cover formed at the front end portion of the edge of the cover and the projection of the base formed at the rear end portion of the edge of the base so that a sealing member is inserted into the closed sealing space, and
wherein the cover and the projection of the base come into contact with each other to the extent that the PCB is inserted and mounted between the protrusion of the cover and the edge of the base at the front end portion.

US Pat. No. 10,201,107

CABINET SYSTEM

1. A cabinet system comprising:a cabinet housing;
at least one component for interior fittings having a mounting section that has a first end and a second end spaced apart from the first end, the component is installed and held on the cabinet housing with a form-fitting connection and under mechanical tension by a supporting section at the first end and a tensioning section at the second end; and
mounts formed on an interior of at least one of walls, a floor, and a ceiling of the cabinet housing, the mounts are in engagement with structures that are at least partially complementary and located on at least one of the first end and the second end of the component;
wherein the at least partially complementary structures are on the supporting section and on the tensioning section; and
wherein the tensioning section includes a toggle lever having an attachment side and a tensioning side, and the toggle lever is releasably screwed onto the mounting section on the attachment side.

US Pat. No. 10,201,106

WATERTIGHT SEALING APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ELECTRONIC ENCLOSURE

TRAXXAS LP, McKinney, TX...

1. An enclosure for a component of a model vehicle, comprising: a housing comprising a housing interior configured for holding a component, the housing further comprising one or more housing perimeter walls at least partially surrounding the component, the one or more housing perimeter walls extending from a component support surface of the housing to a perimeter of an opening of the housing, wherein the one or more housing perimeter walls further comprises a first surface facing the housing interior and a second surface facing in a direction directly opposite to the first surface;a cover comprising at least a portion configured to receive and cover at least a portion of the opening of the housing and one or more cover perimeter walls extending from the portion of the cover to a perimeter of an opening of the cover receiving the at least a portion of the housing, wherein the one or more cover perimeter walls are disposed adjacent the second surface of the one or more housing perimeter walls;
one or more seal members interposed between the second surface of the one or more housing perimeter walls and the one or more cover perimeter walls, and the one or more seal members extending along at least a portion of the second surface of the one or more housing perimeter walls between the perimeter of the opening of the housing and the support surface of the housing;
wherein the one or more seal members are configured to contact the one or more cover perimeter walls and the second surface of the one or more housing perimeter walls, forming a substantially continuous seal between the cover and the housing to protect the component;
wherein the enclosure further comprises one or more electrical wires extending from the component, wherein at least one of the one or more electrical wires extend outwardly from the housing between the one or more housing perimeter walls and the one or more cover perimeter walls and adjacent the one or more seal members, and at the least one of the one or more electrical wires extend parallel to the one or more housing perimeter walls and the one or more cover perimeter walls;
and wherein the one or more seal members are configured to form a seal with the one or more electrical wires between the one or more housing perimeter walls and the one or more cover perimeter walls.

US Pat. No. 10,201,105

COMBINATION INJECTION MOLDING AND HYDROFORMING

APPLE INC., Cupertino, C...

1. A method of forming a composite part, the method comprising:positioning a workpiece within a mold cavity of a mold;
closing a valve within the mold cavity to at least partially define an enclosed portion of the mold cavity, the enclosed portion being less than an entirety of the mold cavity;
while the valve is closed, injecting a first amount of a moldable material into the enclosed portion of the mold cavity, thereby filling the enclosed portion and deforming a portion of the workpiece against a wall of the mold;
opening the valve;
while the valve is open, injecting a second amount of the moldable material into the mold cavity; and
hardening the first amount and the second amount of the moldable material, thereby bonding the moldable material to the workpiece.

US Pat. No. 10,201,104

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS HAVING A DOOR STRUCTURE FOR ACCESSING COMMUNICATION SOCKET

BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO.,...

1. An electronic apparatus, comprising:an apparatus frame having an aperture;
a door movably secured to the apparatus frame and configured to be movable between a first position at which the aperture is accessible and a second position at which the aperture is substantially closed; and
a communication socket at least partially enclosed by the apparatus frame; the communication socket comprising a plurality of communication terminals configured to be accessible for electrical connection with an external apparatus through the aperture;
wherein the communication socket comprises a first member, the door comprises a second member, the first member and the second member being magnetically attractive to each other and cooperatively configured to secure the door in the second position;
the door comprises a main body;
wherein the apparatus frame comprises a first side and a second side connected to the first side, the first side being folded towards the second side along an edge of the first side;
the communication socket is secured on the second side;
the aperture is accessible from the first side and the second side when the door is at the first position; the plurality of communication terminals are configured to be accessible for electrical connection with the external apparatus through the aperture from the first side when the door is at the first position;
the main body comprises a first body and a second body; and
the first body and the second body are configured to close the aperture respectively from the first side and the second side when the door is in the second position.

US Pat. No. 10,201,103

DISPLAY DEVICE

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A display device comprising:a housing;
a plurality of rollers positioned inside the housing;
a display unit including a display panel and a module cover having at least one apron, of which at least a portion of the display panel and the at least one apron is connected to each other; and
a motor assembly;
an upper bar coupled to an upper part of the display unit; and
at least one support portion having one side coupled to an end of the upper bar and having another side coupled to the motor assembly, the at least one support portion moving the upper bar up and down with an operation of the motor assembly,
wherein the plurality of rollers include a panel roller and the display panel and the module cover in a first state, are wound on the panel roller, and in a second state, are unwound from the panel roller, and are exposed to an outside of the housing,
wherein the plurality of rollers further includes an auxiliary roller extending along the longitudinal direction of the panel roller, opposite to the panel roller, positioned adjacent to the panel roller,
wherein the auxiliary roller moves to wind and unwind in a counter-direction to that of the panel roller, and
wherein the auxiliary roller includes:
a fixed cap fixed to one end of the auxiliary roller;
a rotating cap positioned at another end of the auxiliary roller and being rotatable; and
a coil spring of which one end is connected to the fixed cap and another end is connected to the rotating cap.

US Pat. No. 10,201,102

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. An apparatus comprising:a display forming at least one portion of a front side of the apparatus;
a metal plate of a support member disposed below the display and including a first electrically conductive portion;
a printed circuit board disposed below the metal plate and electrically coupled with the metal plate; and
a metal frame of an enclosure member at least partially surrounding the metal plate of the support member and including a second electrically conductive portion,
wherein at least a portion of the second electrically conductive portion forms at least one portion of an outer surface of the apparatus and the second electrically conductive portion is electrically separated with the metal plate.

US Pat. No. 10,201,101

DISPLAY APPARATUS

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

1. A display apparatus comprising:a display panel;
a panel supporting member having a side inserting space, and coupled to a rear edge of the display panel;
a guide frame supporting the panel supporting member;
a supporting cover supporting the guide frame; and
a cover member connected to the panel supporting member, and surrounding a side surface of the guide frame and a rear edge of the supporting cover,
wherein the panel supporting member comprising:
a frame disposing part on the guide frame;
a panel disposing part facing the frame disposing part; and
a vertical portion between the frame disposing part and the panel disposing part,
wherein the side inserting space is prepared between the frame disposing part and the panel disposing part,
wherein the cover member comprising:
a front cover on the guide frame and inserted in the side inserting space of the panel supporting member;
a side cover connected to the front cover to surround the side surface of the guide frame; and
a rear cover coupled to the side cover to surround the rear edge of the supporting cover.

US Pat. No. 10,201,100

ELECTRONIC DISPLAY MOUNTING SYSTEM

Daktronics, Inc., Brooki...

1. An electronic display comprising:one or more cabinets, each cabinet including a front side and a rear side;
a display module coupled to the front side of at least one cabinet;
a mounting slot disposed on the rear side of at least one cabinet, the mounting slot defining a channel;
one or more backing bars configured to slide within the channel along a first direction, and inhibit being pulled from the channel in a second direction that is substantially perpendicular to the first direction; and
one or more mounting clamps couplable to the one or more backing bars and positionable along the mounting slot, wherein the one or more mounting clamps are configured to secure the one or more cabinets to a ground mounted or suspended support structure.

US Pat. No. 10,201,099

MANUFACTURING METHOD OF CIRCUIT SUBSTRATE INCLUDING ELECTRONIC DEVICE

1. A manufacturing method of a circuit substrate comprising an electronic device, the method comprising:providing a stainless steel base material, wherein the stainless steel base material has a first surface and a second surface opposite to each other, at least one first cavity located at the first surface, and at least one second cavity located at the second surface;
respectively forming a first metal layer and a second metal layer on the stainless steel base material, wherein the first metal layer is disposed on the first surface and covers inner walls of the at least one first cavity, and the second metal layer is disposed on the second surface and covers inner walls of the at least one second cavity;
respectively disposing at least one first electronic device and at least one second electronic device in the at least one first cavity and the at least one second cavity, wherein the first metal layer is located between the at least one first electronic device and the stainless steel base material, and the second metal layer is located between the at least one second electronic device and the stainless steel base material;
respectively forming a first insulating layer and a second insulating layer on the first surface and the second surface, wherein the first insulating layer covers the at least one first electronic device and the first metal layer, and the second insulating layer covers the at least one second electronic device and the second metal layer;
respectively forming a first circuit structure and a second structure on the first insulating layer and the second insulating layer, wherein the first circuit structure penetrates the first insulating layer and is electrically connected with the at least one first electronic device, and the second circuit structure penetrates the second insulating layer and is electrically connected with the at least one second electronic device;
separating the stainless steel base material, the first metal layer, and the second metal layer to form two separate circuit substrates comprising electronic devices; and
forming a molding compound to at least encapsulate the at least one first electronic device and the at least one second electronic device after separating the stainless steel base material, the first metal layer, and the second metal layer.

US Pat. No. 10,201,098

SELECTIVE PARTITIONING OF VIA STRUCTURES IN PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. An apparatus for partitioning a via in a multilayer printed circuit board to produce an electrically isolating portion between two electrically conducting portions in said via, the apparatus comprising:a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium having stored therein a fabrication controller; and
a set of one or more processors, the processors to execute to the fabrication controller, which when executed by the set of one or more processors, cause fabrication equipment to place at least one island of a first plating resist layer on a first layered structure including a first conductive layer and a first dielectric layer, to place at least one island of a second plating resist layer on a second layered structure including a second conductive layer and a second dielectric layer, to laminate the first and second layered structures with a third intermediate layered structure including at least one third dielectric layer adapted so that the islands of the first plating resist layer and the second plating resist layer become embedded in the at least one third dielectric layer, to drill a first hole in the printed circuit board so that the first hole passes through the islands of the first plating resist layer and the second plating resist layer, to process in a first step the printed circuit board so that copper is placed on an interior of the first hole except for portions with the first plating resist layer and the second plating resist layer, to process in a second step the printed circuit board so that additional copper is placed on the interior of the first hole except for portions of the first plating resist layer and the second plating resist layer and except for portion of the at least one third dielectric layer, and to process in a third step the printed circuit board so that the copper placed on an at least one third dielectric layer portion of the first hole is removed.

US Pat. No. 10,201,097

POLYMERS CONTAINING BENZIMIDAZOLE MOIETIES AS LEVELERS

Rohm and Haas Electronic ...

1. A copper electroplating composition comprises: one or more sources of copper ions, an acid electrolyte, wherein the acid electrolyte comprises one or more acids and, optionally, one or more sources of halide ions, and one or more polymers, the polymers comprise a reaction product of one or more dihalogens having a formula:X—R—X  (X)and one or more compounds having formula:
where R1, R2 and R3 of rings A and B may be the same or different and are hydrogen, thiol, linear or branched thio(C1-C12)alkyl, hydroxyl, linear or branched hydroxy(C1-C12)alkyl, amine, linear or branched alkyl(C1-C12)amine, linear or branched (C1-C12)alkyl, alkoxy, linear or branched alkoxy(C1-C12)alkyl or substituted or unsubstituted aryl, with the proviso that at least one of the compounds of formula (I) reacts with the one or more dihalogens to form the reaction product, R2 and R3 of ring A or B are taken together with their carbon atoms to form a fused substituted or unsubstituted six membered aromatic ring; and R is (C1-C12)alkyl, and X is a halide selected from the group consisting of fluoride, chloride, bromide and iodide.

US Pat. No. 10,201,096

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH TERMINALS MADE FROM SOLDERING BALLS

FOXCONN INTERCONNECT TECH...

1. An electrical connector used for connecting a chip module to a printed circuit board (PCB), comprising:an insulating housing defining a receiving room for receiving the chip module therein and a mounting face confronting with the PCB; and
a plurality of terminals retained in the insulating housing;
wherein the terminals comprise first soldering portions with soldering material thereof upwardly protruding in the receiving room to be soldered with the chip module, and second soldering portions with soldering material thereof downwardly protruding beyond the mounting face to be soldered with the PCB; wherein
each of the terminals is wholly made of the soldering material.

US Pat. No. 10,201,095

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A CIRCUIT BOARD SYSTEM WITH MECHANICAL PROTECTION

CORIANT OY, Espoo (FI)

1. A method for manufacturing a circuit board system, the method comprising:furnishing a circuit board, with electrical components placed onto a surface of the circuit board; and
attaching at least one protection element to areas of the surface of the circuit board which are free from the electrical components, the protection element having a thickness in a direction perpendicular to the circuit board, and a width and a length in respective directions parallel with the circuit board, the protection element being shaped to leave the electrical components unscreened in the direction perpendicular to the circuit board and the width of the protection element being greater than the thickness of the protection element,
wherein the attaching the at least one protection element to the areas of the surface of the circuit board comprises providing, with an aid of the protection element, at least one galvanic connection between at least one of first ones of the electrical components belonging to a first functional entity of the circuit board system and at least one of second ones of the electrical components belonging to a second functional entity of the circuit board system.

US Pat. No. 10,201,094

SYSTEMS FOR ENCAPSULATING A HYBRID ASSEMBLY OF ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS AND ASSOCIATED METHODS

Medtronic, Inc., Minneap...

1. A method for supporting a hybrid assembly during a process that encapsulates a first side of a substrate of the hybrid assembly, the method comprising:loading the hybrid assembly into an encapsulation system such that the first side of the substrate is located in a molding cavity of the encapsulation system, and such that a second side of the substrate of the hybrid assembly that is opposite the first side is located in a trench of the encapsulation system, with the second side being offset from an interior surface of the trench to define a gap therebetween;
delivering encapsulation material into only the molding cavity to encapsulate only the first side;
supplying a fluid into the trench, wherein the fluid comprises compressed gas; and
maintaining a balancing pressure within the trench with the supplied fluid to support the hybrid assembly during the delivery of the encapsulation material.

US Pat. No. 10,201,093

VARIABLE WIDTH PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD USING SURFACE MOUNT TECHNOLOGY JUMPERS

GE LIGHTING SOLUTIONS, LL...

1. A master printed circuit board (PCB), comprising:PCB sections defined by grooves cut in the master PCB, the grooves separating one section from another;
wherein a final PCB is formable via use of one or more jumpers; and
wherein the one or more jumpers are configured to extend across at least one of the grooves to electrically connect one section to another section, the electrically connected sections forming the final PCB;
wherein each of the one or more jumpers is formed of a two-pad electrical component independently selected from the group consisting of light emitting diode (LED), capacitor, and inductor.

US Pat. No. 10,201,092

CARRIER-ATTACHED COPPER FOIL, LAMINATE, PRINTED-WIRING BOARD AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE PRINTED WIRING BOARD

1. A carrier-attached copper foil having a carrier, an intermediate layer and an ultra-thin copper layer in this order,wherein a surface of the ultra-thin copper layer has an absorbance of light at a wavelength of 400 nm of 85% or more,
wherein the surface of the ultra-thin copper layer has an absorbance of light at a wavelength of 400 nm of 87% or more,
wherein an average value of surface roughness Rz of the surface of the ultra-thin copper layer is 1.7 ?m or less, as measured by a laser microscope in accordance with JIS B0601-1994, and
the ultra-thin copper layer can be detached from the carrier by peeling.

US Pat. No. 10,201,091

PHOTO-DEFINABLE GLASS WITH INTEGRATED ELECTRONICS AND GROUND PLANE

3D Glass Solutions, Inc.,...

1. A ground plane and/or RF isolation structure on a substrate comprising: a photo-definable glass substrate having a top surface comprising an electronic device and a bottom surface, one or more through glass via (TGV) that extends from the top surface to the bottom surface of the photo-definable glass substrate; a top grounded metal on the top surface; a bottom grounded metal on the bottom surface; and a ground plane structure separated from the photo-definable glass substrate and electronically connected by the one or more TGV, wherein the top surface is connected to an electronic isolation structure on the bottom surface of the photo-definable glass substrate through a metallized filled TGV, wherein the electronic isolation structure on the bottom surface is a mirror image of the electronic device on the top surface of the photo-definable glass substrate.

US Pat. No. 10,201,089

SUPPORT STRUCTURES FOR A FLEXIBLE ELECTRONIC COMPONENT

FLEXTERRA, INC., Skokie,...

1. An article, comprising: a flexible electronic component comprising one or more flexible optoelectronic components configured to at least one of emit, reflect, or transflect light; and a support structure coupled to the flexible electronic component, the support structure comprising a first substrate and a second substrate movably connected to the first substrate, a plurality of slots being formed in the first substrate and a plurality of projections being formed on the second substrate, wherein each of the plurality of projections is movably disposed within a corresponding one of the plurality of slots, the plurality of slots configured to limit bending of the article and configured to limit torsion applied to the article to a range within a torsion tolerance of the flexible electronic component; and the plurality of slots comprises a first subset of slots and a second subset of slots formed across from the first subset, each of the first subset of slots having a different length, and each of the second subset of slots having a different length, and wherein the plurality of projections comprises a first subset of projections and a second subset of projections formed across from the first subset, each of the first subset of projections having a different length, and each of the second subset of projections having a different length, the lengths defined such that the article has a desired shape.

US Pat. No. 10,201,088

CONTACT ELEMENT AND CONTACT STRUCTURE FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. A contact structure for an electronic device, the contact structure comprising:a printed circuit board (PCB) having a hole;
a housing on which the PCB is mounted; and
a contact element, at least a portion of which contacts the housing,
wherein the contact element comprises:
a contact portion soldered onto a peripheral portion of the PCB, the peripheral portion being disposed around the hole; and
a protrusion passing through the hole and contacting the housing,
wherein the housing comprises a projection configured to project toward a surface of the PCB, and
wherein the protrusion contacts a side surface of the projection.

US Pat. No. 10,201,087

DISCRETE DEVICE

Infineon Technologies Aus...

1. An apparatus, comprising:a base supporting an electrical circuit, wherein the base includes a via; and
a discrete device having a housing and a terminal that extends from the housing, wherein the terminal includes a widened portion having a lateral compressive strength, and wherein the widened portion deforms and secures the terminal within the via when the terminal is inserted into the via and the housing abuts the base.

US Pat. No. 10,201,085

METHODS OF FORMING BLIND VIAS FOR PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS

SANMINA CORPORATION, San...

1. A printed circuit board (PCB) having a blind plated through hole, the PCB manufactured by a method comprising:forming a first sub-composite core having a first core structure sandwiched between a first conductive layer and a second conductive layer, the first core structure including one or more dielectric layers and conductive layers;
forming a first via hole through the first core structure;
plating an inner surface of the first via hole with a conductive material to form a first plated via hole, wherein the first plated via hole electrically couples the first conductive layer to an internal layer or trace within the first core structure;
filling the first plated via hole with a conductive ink;
backdrilling the first plated via hole along a segment between the second conductive layer and the internal layer or trace to form a first blind plated through hole, wherein such backdrilling removes both the conductive material and conductive ink along the segment; and
laminating the second conductive layer of the first sub-composite core to a second sub-composite core.

US Pat. No. 10,201,084

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD VIA DESIGN

Dell Products, LP, Round...

20. A printed circuit board comprising:vias of first and second differential pairs arranged in a first via pattern, wherein the vias of the first and second differential pairs are arranged in the first via pattern based on a first crosstalk signature of a first connector to be coupled to the vias of the first and second differential pairs and based on a second crosstalk signature of the vias of the first and second differential pairs in the first via pattern; and
vias of third and fourth differential pairs arranged in a second via pattern, wherein the vias of the third and fourth differential pairs are arranged in the second via pattern based on a third crosstalk signature of a second connector to be coupled to the vias of the third and fourth differential pairs and based on a fourth crosstalk signature of the vias of the third and fourth differential pairs in the second via pattern.

US Pat. No. 10,201,083

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND DISPLAY APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME

Samsung Display Co., Ltd....

1. A printed circuit board comprising:a base substrate having two sides respectively extending in first and second directions and on which a plurality of pad group areas are successively positioned along the first direction;
first row pads disposed within each of the pad group areas and successively positioned along a third direction; and
second row pads disposed within each of the pad group areas, successively positioned along the third direction, and spaced apart from the first row pads,
wherein each of the pad group areas is divided into first to third pad areas that are sequentially disposed along the second direction, and
a portion of the first row pads is disposed in the first pad area, the rest of the first row pads and a portion of the second row pads are disposed in the second pad area, and the rest of the second row pads are disposed in the third pad area.

US Pat. No. 10,201,081

ELECTRONIC FABRIC WITH INCORPORATED CHIP AND INTERCONNECT

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. An electronic device comprising:a flexible substrate configured to be mountable to a fabric layer;
one or more metallization layers deposited on the flexible substrate; and
one or more electronic components each electrically coupled to the one or more metallization layers with one or more releasable electrical connections,
wherein the one or more releasable electrical connections comprises at least one releasable input/output connections or releasable power/ground connections, wherein a form factor for the at least one of the releasable input/output connection and the releasable power/ground connections is a standard or uniform form factor regardless of individual functionality, die design, or substrate design of the particular electronic component.

US Pat. No. 10,201,080

INTEGRATED SYSTEM OF AN ELECTRONIC MODULE AND CONDUCTIVE FABRIC AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME

FLEXTRONICS AP, LLC, San...

1. An electronic module assembly comprising:a non-conductive fabric;
a conductive fabric covering part of a first side of the non-conductive fabric forming covered portions of the non-conductive fabric;
an electronics module including walls defining a plurality of through holes, wherein the electronics module is disposed on the conductive fabric; and
a plurality of fasteners, each passing through a through hole of the plurality of through holes and the conductive fabric, wherein
the plurality of fasteners is configured to electronically couple the electronics module to the conductive fabric, and
the electronics module extends over an uncovered portion of the non-conductive fabric forming a space between a bottom surface of the electronics module and the uncovered portion of the non-conductive fabric upon coupling, wherein the uncovered portion is a portion of the non-conductive fabric that is not covered by the conductive fabric.

US Pat. No. 10,201,079

FLEXIBLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Samsung Display Co., Ltd....

1. A flexible electronic device comprising:a substrate; and
a line layer disposed on the substrate,
wherein:
the line layer comprises:
a first conductive layer disposed on the substrate;
a plurality of polymer walls disposed on the first conductive layer and spaced apart from each other in a horizontal direction parallel to the substrate; and
a second conductive layer comprising first portions between the polymer walls and a second portion disposed on the polymer walls;
a portion of the first conductive layer contacts the first portions;
the plurality of polymer walls are disposed between the first conductive layer and the second conductive layer; and
each of the polymer walls has a thickness in a range of about 1 nm to about 10 nm.

US Pat. No. 10,201,078

FLEXIBLE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND CARD READER

NIDEC SANKYO CORPORATION,...

1. A flexible printed circuit board, comprising:a data signal circuit layer on which a data signal circuit structured to transfer data signals is formed; and
a destruction detection circuit layer on which a destruction detection circuit, structured to detect at least one of a break and a short-circuit of the destruction detection circuit layer, is formed, the destruction detection circuit layer overlapping the data signal circuit layer, wherein
the destruction detection circuit is structured to carry destruction detection signals which are squarewave-shaped digital signals,
the data signal circuit layer comprises a first data signal circuit layer on which the data signal circuit is formed, the data signal circuit comprising a plurality of linear-shaped first pattern wirings arranged parallel to one another, and
the destruction detection circuit comprises a first destruction detection circuit layer comprising second pattern wirings formed by a combination of linear portions orthogonally crossing the first pattern wirings and arcuate portions.

US Pat. No. 10,201,077

SUSPENSION BOARD ASSEMBLY SHEET HAVING CIRCUITS, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME AND METHOD OF INSPECTING THE SAME

NITTO DENKO CORPORATION, ...

1. A suspension board assembly sheet having circuits, comprising:a plurality of suspension boards having circuits;
an inspection substrate; and
a support frame that integrally supports the plurality of suspension boards having circuits and the inspection substrate, wherein
each of the plurality of suspension boards having circuits includes
a conductive circuit support substrate,
a first circuit insulating layer formed on the circuit support substrate,
a first conductor line formed on the first circuit insulating layer,
a second circuit insulating layer formed on the first circuit insulating layer to cover at least part of the first conductor line,
a second conductor line formed on the second circuit insulating layer, and
a first circuit via that electrically connects the first conductor line to the second conductor line through the second circuit insulating layer,
the inspection substrate includes
a conductive inspection support substrate,
a first inspection insulating layer formed on the inspection support substrate,
a first inspection conductor layer formed on the first inspection insulating layer,
a second inspection insulating layer formed on the first inspection insulating layer to cover at least part of the first inspection conductor layer,
a second inspection conductor layer formed on the second inspection insulating layer, and
a first inspection via that electrically connects the first inspection conductor layer to the second inspection conductor layer through the second inspection insulating layer, and
the first circuit via and the first inspection via have a same configuration.

US Pat. No. 10,201,076

COUPLER FOR PROXIMITY WIRELESS COMMUNICATION

Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba,...

1. A coupler for proximity wireless communication primarily based on an electric induction field generated therein, comprising:a substrate;
a ground layer formed on a first region of the substrate and surrounding a second region of the substrate on three sides of the second region, a fourth side of the second region being defined by an edge of the substrate; and
a coupling element electrically isolated from the ground layer and formed on the second region of the substrate, wherein
the coupling element includes a first portion that extends adjacent to and along the edge of the substrate and a second portion that is electrically connected to the first portion, extends inwardly from the edge of the substrate, and includes an inductor.

US Pat. No. 10,201,075

IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS INCLUDING A PRINT BOARD INCLUDING A LAYERED BOARD AND A CYLINDRICAL MAGNETIC BODY

KYOCERA Document Solution...

1. An image processing apparatus comprising:an image forming device configured to execute a print process of forming an image on a sheet, or an image reading device configured to execute an image reading process of reading an image from a document sheet; and
a print board including a layered board and one or more frequency signal lines that are wiring patterns formed on an intermediate layer of the layered board, the print board transmitting, through the one or more frequency signal lines, frequency signals concerning the print process or the image reading process, wherein
the print board further includes a cylindrical magnetic body that includes a lower portion, an upper portion, and a pair of side portions, the lower portion and the upper portion being respectively formed on layers of the layered board that are, in a thickness direction of the print board, located under and on the intermediate layer on which the one or more frequency signal lines are formed, the pair of side portions connecting the lower portion and the upper portion at opposite sides of the one or more frequency signal lines, the cylindrical magnetic body being formed in a shape of a cylinder in such a way as to extend along the one or more frequency signal lines and surround a circumference of the one or more frequency signal lines, the cylindrical magnetic body being electrically insulated from the one or more frequency signal lines by the layered board.

US Pat. No. 10,201,073

MULTI-LAYER PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NODE

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A multi-layer printed circuit board (PCB) in a wireless communication node, comprising:multiple radio layers on one side of the PCB, wherein at least one radio component is to be mounted on a surface layer of the multiple radio layers, and wherein the at least one radio component comprises a surface mounted filter; and
at least one antenna layer on another side of the PCB, wherein an antenna element is to be patched on a surface layer of the at least one antenna layer.

US Pat. No. 10,201,072

EMI SHIELDING STRUCTURE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. An electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding structure comprising:a printed circuit board (PCB);
a plurality of elements mounted on a region of the PCB;
an insulating dam provided on a peripheral portion of the region of the PCB such that the plurality of elements mounted on the region of the PCB is surrounded by the insulating dam;
an insulating member provided in an empty space surrounded by the insulating dam such that the insulating member encapsulates the plurality of elements; and
a shielding layer covering outer surfaces of the insulating dam and the insulating member.

US Pat. No. 10,201,071

POWER SUPPLY WITH THERMAL INSULATION FUNCTION

CHICONY POWER TECHNOLOGY ...

1. A power supply with a thermal insulation function, comprising:a casing, having an opening communicating with the interior and the exterior of the casing, and the casing including a first casing member and a second casing member, and the first casing member having a hollow insulation structure disposed thereon and formed by a plurality of ribs;
a circuit board, installed in the casing, and retained on the second casing member; and
a power connector, coupled to the circuit board and configured to be facing the opening;
wherein the first casing member has a first connecting portion, and the second casing member has a second connecting portion, and when the first and second casing members are engaged to form the casing by the corresponding configuration of the first and second connecting portions, the hollow insulation structure divides an area of a surface of the circuit board facing the first casing member into a first insulation space and a second insulation space, and the power connector is disposed in the first insulation space, and the hollow insulation structure is separated with an interval apart from the second insulation space for accommodating air;
wherein the circuit board has a notch configured to be corresponsive to a lower portion of the power connector, and the other surface of the circuit board has a heat transfer structure disposed around the notch.

US Pat. No. 10,201,070

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR GENERATING ELECTRON SPIRAL TOROIDS

Electron Power Systems, I...

1. A method for generating a toroidal flow of ions around an electric arc comprising:regulating gas pressure within a chamber;
applying a controlled electric voltage across a gap separation distance between a first electrode and a second electrode to generate an electric arc that extends along an arc path;
adjusting the electric voltage across the gap separation distance with a controller to generate a toroidally shaped ion flow around the electric arc, the ion flow having an ion density of at least 1016 ions/cm3;
increasing the gap separation distance between the first electrode and the second electrode in response to control signals from the controller; and
moving the toroidally shaped ion flow generated around the electric arc in a direction away from the arc path.

US Pat. No. 10,201,068

METHOD FOR THE PLASMA CUTTING OF WORKPIECES

KJELLBERG-STIFTUNG, Gies...

1. A method for plasma cutting a workpiece using a plasma cutting torch having at least a torch body, an electrode and a nozzle, the workpiece having an upper surface facing the plasma cutting torch and a lower surface with a thickness defined between the upper surface and the lower surface, and the workpiece having a free edge that extends from the upper surface to the lower surface,the plasma cutting torch emitting a plasma jet that provides a cut through the workpiece and is movable in a feed movement direction from a position of incidence of the plasma jet onto the upper surface of the workpiece to the free edge of the workpiece, said plasma jet exiting from the lower surface of the workpiece at an emission position, wherein as the plasma cutting torch is moved toward the workpiece free edge, the emission position lags from the position of incidence on the upper surface to the emission position on the lower surface, such that when the plasma jet is incident perpendicular to the upper surface of the workpiece, the lag from the position of incidence to the emission position defines a first distance, wherein the method comprises:
inclining or deflecting the plasma jet in the feed movement direction at an angle ? with respect to an axis aligned perpendicular to the upper surface of the workpiece, said angle ? being between at least 5° and a maximum of 45° from said axis aligned perpendicular to the upper surface of the workpiece as observed in the feed movement direction, such that the emission position of the plasma jet from the lower surface of the workpiece is spaced in the feed movement direction from the position of incidence, the spacing defining a second distance which is at most half the first distance, said inclining or deflecting of the plasma jet occurring no later than when the position of incidence of the plasma jet on the upper surface of the workpiece has reached a spacing from the free edge of the workpiece on the upper surface that corresponds to 25% of a dimension of the workpiece thickness.

US Pat. No. 10,201,067

PLASMA-GENERATING DEVICE, PLASMA SURGICAL DEVICE AND USE OF A PLASMA SURGICAL DEVICE

PLASMA SURGICAL INVESTMEN...

1. A plasma-generating device, comprising:an insulator sleeve having a distal end;
an anode disposed distal to the insulator sleeve;
a cathode having a tapered portion narrowing toward the anode, the tapered portion having a first portion disposed within the insulator sleeve and a second portion projecting beyond the insulator sleeve toward the anode;
a plasma channel extending longitudinally between said cathode and through said anode and having an outlet at an end of the plasma channel;
at least one intermediate electrode disposed between said anode and said cathode; and
at least one coolant channel having at least one outlet at an end of the at least one coolant channel that is closer to the anode, whereby a coolant flowing through said at least one coolant channel can cool a portion of the device to which the at least one coolant channel is adjacent.

US Pat. No. 10,201,066

COMPACT LIGHT SOURCE FOR METROLOGY APPLICATIONS IN THE EUV RANGE

Paul Scherrer Institut, ...

1. A compact light source based on electron beam accelerator technology, the compact light source comprising:a storage ring being a compact multi-bend magnet structure configured to generate a small emittance leading to high brilliance and large coherent content of the light;
a booster ring disposed at a different level from said storage ring in a concentric top view arrangement in order to keep a required floor space small and to reduce interference effects;
a linear accelerator and an undulator for providing light having the characteristics for actinic mask inspection at 13.5 nm; and
two antisymmetrically arranged Lambertson septa for a top-up injection from said booster ring into said storage ring;
wherein an intensity of an electron beam is maintained down to a level of 10?3 and wherein quasi-continuous injection, respectively enhanced top-up injection is implemented to reach a high intensity stability and to combat lifetime reductions due to elastic beam gas scattering and Touschek scattering;
wherein injection into said storage ring and extraction from said booster ring are effected diagonally in a plane defined by parallel straight section orbits of said booster ring and said storage ring.

US Pat. No. 10,201,065

RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGE CAPTURING APPARATUS AND RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGE CAPTURING SYSTEM

FUJIFILM Corporation, To...

1. A handheld radiographic image capturing apparatus comprising:a handheld radiation source device including
a radiation source that outputs radiation, and
an electric power storage unit;
a detector device including
a radiation detector that detects radiation that is transmitted through a subject when the subject is irradiated with radiation by the radiation source, and converts the detected radiation into a radiographic image, and
an electric power storage unit;
wherein
at least one of the handheld radiation source device or the detector device has an electric power supply limiting unit that limits a supply of electric power,
the electric power supply limiting unit includes
an electric power controller that controls the supply of electric power between the electric power storage unit of the handheld radiation source device and the electric power storage unit of the detector device, and
an electric power supply limiter that limits the supply of electric power between the electric power storage unit of the handheld radiation source device and the electric power storage unit of the detector device, depending on a timing of an image capturing process, and
the electric power controller supplies the electric power only along a route from the electric power storage unit of the handheld radiation source device to the electric power storage unit of the detector device, based on an electric power supply request made before the image capturing process.

US Pat. No. 10,201,063

ADVANCED NETWORKED LIGHTING CONTROL SYSTEM INCLUDING IMPROVED SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR AUTOMATED SELF-GROUPING OF LIGHTING FIXTURES

LEVITON MANUFACTURING CO....

1. A system for commissioning a network of lighting fixtures, comprising:a plurality of lighting fixtures, each of the plurality of lighting fixtures including:
a lighting element;
an identifier unique to each of said plurality of lighting fixtures;
a sensor module including a light sensing element; and
a network coordinator configured to discover, group and control a portion of the plurality of lighting fixtures by communicating with each of the plurality of lighting fixtures;
wherein the network coordinator includes a processor programmed to:
receive, via a communication module, respective messages sent from each of the plurality of lighting fixtures, each of the respective messages including the identifier associated with the respective lighting fixture;
determine a respective signal strength associated with each of said respective messages; and
rank each of the plurality of lighting fixtures according to the determined signal strength.

US Pat. No. 10,201,062

VEHICLE-BASED LIGHTING CONTROL

Ford Global Technologies,...

1. A method to operate a system having at least one vehicle for communicating with infrastructure lighting comprising:switching on a light source of the infrastructure lighting via wirelessly transmitting a first control command to the light source; and
switching off the light source via transmitting a second control command to the light source,
wherein a blinker is functionally linked to the light source such that activation of the blinker triggers the transmitting of the first control command to light source responsive to vehicle headlights being switched on.

US Pat. No. 10,201,061

DAISY-CHAINED LEDS AND CONTROLLER CONNECTED TO INTERNET

IDS-IP Holdings LLC, Ced...

1. A system for powering and controlling a light-emitting diode (LED) lighting network, the system comprising:at least one router operably connected to the Internet and a local network;
at least one controller operably connected to the at least one router;
at least one non-standard Power-over Ethernet (PoE) power supply;
at least one line card operably connected to the at least one controller;
at least one structured cabling network operably connected to the at least one router, the at least one controller, and the at least one non-standard Power-over Ethernet (PoE) power supply; and
at least one daisy chain of LED fixtures connected together electrically in series operably connected to the at least one line card;
wherein the at least one controller provides control signals to set a light output of the at least one daisy chain of LED fixtures; and
wherein the at least one controller provides control signals to the at least one line card for managing power that is distributed to the at least one daisy chain of LED fixtures.

US Pat. No. 10,201,058

METHOD DETERMINING THE SUITABLE LIGHTING FOR AN ACTIVITY

PHILIPS LIGHTING HOLDING ...

1. A system for improving a lighting condition, the system comprising:a wearable computing device including an optical sensor configured to determine an actual lighting condition in a field of view of a wearer of the wearable computing device; and:
a further sensor arrangement configured to determine an actual user activity, said actual user activity being associated with a suitable lighting condition for performing said user activity;
wherein the wearable computing device is further configured to:
compare the actual light condition with the suitable light condition; and
generate a signal if the actual light condition deviates from the suitable light condition,
and wherein the further sensor arrangement comprises at least one of a first further sensor integral to the wearable computing device and at least one second further sensor communicatively coupled to the wearable computing device.

US Pat. No. 10,201,057

LIGHTING DEVICE LED MODULE WITH EFFECTS FOR BEAM SPREAD TUNING AND BEAM SHAPING

Cooper Lighting, LLC, Cl...

1. A light emitting diode (LED) module for a lighting device, the 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,
a second section including a second group of LEDs,
a first conductive element that electrically connects the first section to a first one of the module-level conductors, and
a second conductive element that electrically connects the second section to a second one of the module-level conductors;
wherein the first section of each LED set is shaped to emit light having a beam spread that is narrower than a beam spread of light emitted by the second section of each LED set; and
wherein the first section and second section of each LED set are selectively controllable by a supply of current from the first conductive element and the second conductive element of each LED set so that:
when the first conductive element is energized, the LED module will emit light having a relatively narrower beam spread, and
when the second conductive element is energized, the LED module will emit light having a relatively wider beam spread.

US Pat. No. 10,201,040

SYSTEM AND/OR METHOD FOR HEAT TREATING CONDUCTIVE COATINGS USING WAVELENGTH-TUNED INFRARED RADIATION

Guardian Glass, LLC, Aub...

1. An infrared heat treatment system comprising:a coated article including on a glass substrate a layer comprising indium tin oxide located between and directly contacting first and second layers each comprising silicon nitride; and
an infrared heating element comprising a heater and configured to irradiate infrared radiation at a peak emission of 1-2 ?m at the coated article for a predetermined amount of time so as to cause preferential heating of the coating, or a portion of the coating, such that the glass substrate remains at a temperature below 425 degrees C. without any additional cooling elements.

US Pat. No. 10,201,026

FORWARD ERROR CORRECTION SYSTEMS AND METHODS

Acacia Communications, In...

9. A method for performing forward error correction of data to be transmitted over an optical communications channel, the method comprising:receiving data bits;
organizing the data bits into an arrangement having a plurality of blocks organized into rows and columns, the plurality of blocks further organized into a plurality of strands of blocks including a first strand of blocks, the first strand of blocks comprising:
a back portion comprising a first row of the plurality of blocks, and
a front portion comprising blocks from at least two different columns in at least two different rows other than the first row of blocks; and
encoding at least some of the data bits in the arrangement using a first error correcting code at least in part by:
accessing first data bits in the front portion of the first strand of blocks;
accessing second data bits in the back portion of the first strand of blocks; and
generating first parity bits by applying the first error correcting code to the first data bits and the second data bits.

US Pat. No. 10,201,010

WIRELESS DEVICE MEDIA ACCESS CONTROL IN A WIRELESS NETWORK

Ofinno Technologies, LLC,...

1. A method comprising:receiving, by a wireless device, at least one message comprising:
configuration parameters of one or more secondary cells; and
at least one information element indicating that a first type of extended power headroom is configured, wherein the at least one information element is configured in response to a physical uplink control channel being configured for a secondary cell in the one or more secondary cells;
receiving an activation/deactivation media access control control element (A/D MAC CE), wherein if the number of the one or more secondary cells is seven or less and the one or more secondary cells are each configured with a cell index having a value from one to seven, then the A/D MAC CE is of a fixed size of one octet and the A/D MAC CE is identified by a first subheader comprising a first logical channel identifier (LCID), otherwise the A/D MAC CE is of a fixed size of four octets and the A/D MAC CE is identified by a second subheader comprising a second LCID different from the first LCID;
activating at least one secondary cell of the one or more secondary cells according to the A/D MAC CE; and
in response to the at least one information element and activating the at least one secondary cell, transmitting an extended power headroom report MAC CE (PHR MAC CE) of the first type, the extended PHR MAC CE comprises a presence field, wherein:
when the number of the one or more secondary cells is seven or less and the one or more secondary cells are each configured with a cell index having a value from one to seven:
the presence field is of a fixed size of one octet; and
the extended PHR MAC CE is identified by a third subheader comprising a third LCID; and
when the one or more secondary cells comprise more than seven secondary cells with configured uplinks:
the presence field is of a fixed size of four octets; and
the extended PHR MAC CE is identified by the third subheader comprising the third LCID.

US Pat. No. 10,201,008

MEDIA ACCESS CONTROL FOR A WIRELESS DEVICE AND WIRELESS NETWORK

Ofinno Technologies, LLC,...

1. A method comprising:receiving, by a wireless device, at least one message comprising:
configuration parameters of one or more secondary cells; and
at least one information element indicating that a first type of extended power headroom is configured, wherein the at least one information element is configured in response to a physical uplink control channel being configured for a secondary cell in the one or more secondary cells;
receiving an activation/deactivation media access control control element (A/D MAC CE), wherein if up to seven of the one or more secondary cells are each configured with a cell index having a value between one and seven, then the A/D MAC CE is of a fixed size of one octet and the A/D MAC CE is identified by a first subheader comprising a first logical channel identifier (LCID), otherwise the A/D MAC CE is of a fixed size of four octets and the A/D MAC CE is identified by a second subheader comprising a second LCID different from the first LCID;
activating at least one secondary cell in the one or more secondary cells according to the A/D MAC CE; and
in response to the at least one information element and activating the at least one secondary cell, transmitting an extended power headroom report MAC CE (PHR MAC CE) of the first type, the extended PHR MAC CE comprises a presence field, wherein:
when up to seven of the one or more secondary cells are each configured with a cell index having a value between one and seven:
the presence field is of a fixed size of one octet; and
the extended PHR MAC CE is identified by a third subheader comprising a third LCID; and
when the one or more secondary cells comprise more than seven secondary cells with configured uplinks:
the presence field is of a fixed size of four octets; and
the extended PHR MAC CE is identified by the third subheader comprising the third LCID.

US Pat. No. 10,200,991

SCHEDULING REQUEST PROCESS IN A WIRELESS DEVICE AND WIRELESS NETWORK

Ofinno Technologies, LLC,...

1. A method comprising:receiving, by a wireless device, one or more messages comprising configuration parameters for a logical channel in a plurality of logical channels, wherein the configuration parameters indicate a mapping restriction of the logical channel to one or more radio resource types in a plurality of radio resource types;
triggering a first scheduling request (SR) process for uplink transmissions requiring uplink resources of at least one first radio resource type;
receiving, by the wireless device, an uplink grant indicating uplink radio resources;
canceling the first SR process if the uplink radio resources are of one of the at least one first radio resource type, otherwise maintaining the first SR process pending; and
transmitting, by the wireless device, one or more transport blocks via the uplink radio resources.

US Pat. No. 10,200,966

MOBILE WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND METHOD

Huawei Technologies Duess...

1. A mobile wireless communication device configured to communicate with a location management server over a wireless communication network, the mobile wireless communication device being configured to be part of a cluster of mobile wireless communication devices managed on the basis of a clustering protocol, the clustering protocol configured to select one of the mobile wireless communication devices of the cluster of mobile wireless communication devices as a cluster head for representing the cluster of mobile wireless communication devices, the mobile wireless communication devices of the cluster of mobile wireless communication devices being either in a network-connected mode or a network-idle mode relative to the wireless communication network,wherein, in case the mobile wireless communication device is the cluster head, the mobile wireless communication device is configured to select one of the mobile wireless communication devices of the cluster of mobile wireless communication devices, including the mobile wireless communication device itself, being in the network-connected mode as a cluster rapporteur for communicating with the location management server; and
wherein, in case the mobile wireless communication device is not the cluster head and is in the network-connected mode, the mobile wireless communication device is configured to be selected by the cluster head as the cluster rapporteur for communicating with the location management server;
wherein, in case the mobile wireless communication device is the cluster rapporteur, the mobile wireless communication device is configured to send cluster location management information to the location management server, wherein the cluster location management information comprises information about a location of the cluster head and/or information about respective locations of the mobile wireless communication devices of the cluster of mobile wireless communication devices, and wherein, in case the mobile wireless communication device is not the cluster rapporteur, the mobile wireless communication device is configured to refrain from sending device location management information to the location management server, wherein the device location management information comprises information about the location of the wireless communication device; and
wherein, in case the mobile wireless communication device is the cluster head, the mobile wireless communication device is configured to select itself as the cluster rapporteur for communicating with the location management server, when the mobile wireless communication device is in the network-connected mode or the network-idle mode and the other mobile wireless communication devices of the cluster of mobile wireless communication devices are in the network-idle mode.

US Pat. No. 10,200,907

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DYNAMIC UPLINK AND DOWNLINK RATE ASSIGNMENT IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORK

Nokia of America Corporat...

1. A network control node comprising:a memory having computer-readable instruction stored therein; and
a processor configured to execute the computer-readable instructions to,
determine an uplink correction parameter based on at least one of network loading conditions and a modulation coding scheme used for transmission of data packets on an uplink channel from a user equipment to the network control node, the network loading conditions being at least one of, an interference to thermal noise (IoT) value for the user equipment, and a number of active users serviced by the network control node,
determine a target signal to interference plus noise ratio (SINR) for the user equipment based on the uplink correction parameter,
adjust the modulation coding scheme based on the determined target SINR,
determine a step size as one of a linear, non-linear or piecewise linear functions of at least one of a plurality of IoT values and the number of active users, and
determine the uplink correction parameter based on the determined step size and a previous value of the uplink correction parameter.

US Pat. No. 10,200,862

VERIFICATION OF CELL AUTHENTICITY IN A WIRELESS NETWORK THROUGH TRAFFIC MONITORING

NOKIA OF AMERICA CORPORAT...

1. An apparatus comprising:an antenna;
a radio-frequency (RF) transceiver coupled to the antenna and configured to wirelessly transmit and receive RF signals via the antenna; and
a processor coupled to the RF transceiver and configured to:
cause the RF transceiver to tune to a control channel of a base station; and
process data encoded onto one or more RF signals transmitted on the control channel to detect presence of traffic between the base station and one or more other RF transceivers; and
wherein, when the presence of the traffic between the base station and the one or more other RF transceivers is not detected, the processor is configured to:
generate a system query including a first nonce;
operate the RF transceiver to transmit a first RF signal having encoded thereon the system query, the first RF signal being directed to the base station; and
process an acknowledgement encoded onto a second RF signal received by the RF transceiver in response to the first RF signal to test authenticity of the base station, the test of authenticity being performed using the first nonce.

US Pat. No. 10,200,861

VERIFICATION OF CELL AUTHENTICITY IN A WIRELESS NETWORK USING A SYSTEM QUERY

NOKIA OF AMERICA CORPORAT...

1. An apparatus comprising:an antenna;
a radio-frequency (RF) transceiver coupled to the antenna and configured to wirelessly transmit and receive RF signals via the antenna; and
a processor coupled to the RF transceiver and configured to:
generate a system query including a first nonce;
cause the system query to comprise a request to include a set of GPS coordinates in a corresponding acknowledgement;
operate the RF transceiver to transmit a first RF signal having encoded thereon the system query, the first RF signal being directed to a base station; and
process the corresponding acknowledgement encoded onto a second RF signal received by the RF transceiver in response to the first RF signal to test authenticity of the base station, the test of authenticity being performed using the first nonce and the set of GPS coordinates; and
wherein the antenna, the RF transceiver, and the processor are parts of a mobile terminal.

US Pat. No. 10,200,821

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING A LOCATION OF INTEREST TO BE NAMED BY A USER

SCENERA MOBILE TECHNOLOGI...

1. A method for identifying a location to be named, the method comprising:determining user-specific location information for a mobile device, the user-specific location information including at least one of a number of times a mobile device user is present at or near a location and an amount of time the mobile device user is present at or near the location;
identifying, based on the determined user-specific location information, the location as a location of interest;
determining one or more suggested names for the location based on the identifying the location as the location of interest;
providing for presenting at the mobile device, a user prompt for selecting the location of interest from the one or more suggested names for the location; and
receiving, from the mobile device, an indication that the location is the location of interest.

US Pat. No. 10,200,793

DIAPHRAGM ASSEMBLY AND LOUDSPEAKER HAVING SAME

GOERTEK INC., Weifang (C...

1. A diaphragm assembly, comprising a silica gel diaphragm, wherein the diaphragm comprises an annular bending portion, and a diaphragm center portion and a diaphragm edge portion arranged at an inner side and an outer side of the bending portion, respectively, wherein the diaphragm edge portion is coupled with an annular support member through injection molding, and the diaphragm center portion is coupled with a dome,wherein the support member is disposed in an injection mold as an insert when injection molding the diaphragm so that the diaphragm is formed to be integrated with the support member,
wherein the diaphragm edge portion is simultaneously coupled with an inner lateral surface, an outer lateral surface, an upper surface and a lower surface of the support member through the injection molding.

US Pat. No. 10,200,789

METHOD FOR CONFIGURING AN AUDIO RENDERING AND/OR ACQUIRING DEVICE, AND CORRESPONDING AUDIO RENDERING AND/OR ACQUIRING DEVICE, SYSTEM, COMPUTER READABLE PROGRAM PRODUCT AND COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

Interdigital CE Patent Ho...

1. An audio rendering and/or acquiring device belonging to a communication system comprising a master device, said audio rendering and/or acquiring device comprising at least one processor, the processor acting to configure said audio rendering and/or acquiring device to consume data from and/or to produce data to at least one first channel of a plurality of audio channels of said master device, said acting to configure comprising:obtaining from said master device, for at least one second audio channel of said plurality of audio channels, an information representative of whether said second audio channel is currently assigned to at least another audio rendering and/or acquiring device of said communication system, said obtaining being performed sequentially on channels of said plurality of audio channels according to a numbering of said audio channels until an information representative of a second audio channel being not currently assigned to another audio rendering and/or acquiring device is obtained or an information representative of all channels being currently assigned to at least another audio rendering and/or acquiring device of said communication system is obtained; and
when an information representative of a second audio channel being not currently assigned to another audio rendering and/or acquiring device is obtained, the processor selects said at least one first audio channel as being said not currently assigned second channel.

US Pat. No. 10,200,706

PIPELINED VIDEO DECODER SYSTEM

Avago Technologies Intern...

1. A device comprising:at least one circuit configured to:
decode a current block within a frame of video data, the frame comprised of a plurality of blocks;
identify an intra-block copy request (IBC request) for the current block, wherein the IBC request comprises copying content from a source block to the current block of the frame, wherein the source block is within the frame and has been decoded; and
copy the content of the source block to the current block.

US Pat. No. 10,200,678

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR COMBINING TEXT WITH THREE-DIMENSIONAL CONTENT

InterDigital CE Patent Ho...

1. A method of displaying text with three-dimensional image content to prevent obstruction in a three-dimensional image, the method comprising:receiving three-dimensional image content and text, the three-dimensional image content having a maximum depth value;
determining the maximum depth value of the three-dimensional image content;
displaying the three-dimensional image content; and
displaying the text at the maximum depth value.

US Pat. No. 10,200,676

IMAGE DETECTION SYSTEM OF VEHICLE

H.P.B. OPTOELECTRONIC CO....

1. An image detection system of a vehicle for detecting at least one target object around the vehicle and further detecting a distance between the at least one target object and the vehicle, comprising:a light source unit externally provided on the vehicle and configured to comprise at least one light source for emitting a light beam used to show at least one optical pattern on the target object, the optical pattern varying according to the distance between the target object and the vehicle;
an image capturing unit externally provided on the vehicle corresponding to the light source unit, and comprising a lens, an image sensor connected to the lens, and a microprocessor connected to the image sensor, the lens capturing and transmitting an image of the target object and the optical pattern thereon to the image sensor, the microprocessor calculating the distance between the target object and the vehicle based on the varying optical pattern on the target object by combining a motion object detection (MOD) according to the varying image of the target object; and
an alarm unit electrically connected to the microprocessor and internally provided in the vehicle, wherein the microprocessor transmits a message to the alarm unit when the distance between the target object and the vehicle is smaller than a threshold value, and the alarm unit generates an alarm signal based on the received message;
wherein the light source unit is a light flickering source having a flickering frequency as the same as a capturing frequency of the image capturing unit, and the microprocessor compares two sequential images to determine variation of the optical patterns.

US Pat. No. 10,200,660

COMMUNICATION AND MONITORING SYSTEM

Eyetalk365, LLC, Corneli...

1. A detection and viewing system associated with an entrance comprising:an exterior device comprising:
a camera; and
a motion detector;
wherein the exterior device further comprises an outer housing,
wherein the exterior device is capable of wirelessly transmitting digital streaming video, via a wireless router, to a peripheral device, which is a cell phone, upon detection of a person by the motion detector,
wherein the exterior device is capable of receiving a request to change a sensitivity of the motion detector,
wherein the exterior device is capable of modifying the sensitivity of the motion detector upon receiving a request to do so,
wherein the system is configured to encrypt the digital streaming video transmitted from the exterior device,
wherein the exterior device is configured to operate in at least one low light condition,
wherein the exterior device comprises an antenna for transmission of the digital streaming video,
wherein the exterior device is configured to receive a request to modify a view of the camera from the peripheral device,
wherein the exterior device is configured to modify the view of the camera after receiving the request, and
wherein one or more icons are displayed at the same time the digital streaming video is displayed on the peripheral device.

US Pat. No. 10,200,605

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR VIDEO COMPRESSIVE SENSING USING A ROTATING MASK

Nokia of America Corporat...

1. A motion capturing device comprising:a mask configured to rotate during capture of a scene by the motion capturing device and modulate the scene; and
a motor coupled to the mask and configured to rotate the mask during the capturing of the scene,
wherein the mask is coded with a random pattern.

US Pat. No. 10,200,542

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DYNAMICALLY ALLOCATING QUOTA FOR SHARED BALANCES IN DISTRIBUTED TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS

OPENET TELECOM LTD., Dub...

1. A method of updating a local instance of a distributed datastore associated with a shared services group by a telecommunications server that is deployed in a telecommunications network in which a plurality of components update or use the distributed datastore, the method comprising:receiving, via a processor of the telecommunications server, a change notification message from another component in the telecommunications network that updated a different instance of the distributed datastore, the received change notification message including a plurality of records, each of the plurality records including a change identifier;
selecting, via the processor, a record in the plurality records in the change notification message;
identifying, via the processor, a local record stored in memory that corresponds to the selected record;
determining, via the processor, whether the identified local record is an authoritative record;
determining, via the processor, whether the change identifier of the selected record is higher than a change identifier of the identified local record in response to determining that the identified local record is not the authoritative record; and
updating the local instance of the distributed datastore by overwriting the identified local record with the selected record in response to determining that the change identifier of the selected record is higher than the change identifier of the identified local record.

US Pat. No. 10,200,539

RELAYING DEVICE, AUDIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND RELAYING METHOD

ICOM INCORPORATED, Osaka...

1. An audio communication system comprising:a relaying device and terminal devices communicating mutually via a communication network; wherein
the relaying device comprises a control unit that
establishes the communication session among the terminal devices through which the terminal devices communicate audio signals,
stores a mixing table in which a session identification number and terminal device numbers are associated each other wherein the session identification number is to identify an existing communication session that is currently running and the device terminal numbers are to identify participating terminal devices that are currently participating in the existing communication session, and
stores a priority table in which types and priority ranks of communication sessions are associated, wherein
when an operator of one of the terminal devices transits an audio signal to establish a new communication session wherein the operator selects some of the terminal devices, which includes some of the participating terminal devices of the existing communication session, that are authorized to participate in the new communication session, and a type of the new communication session, and ID information identifying the authorized terminal devices and the type of the new communication session are transmitted to the relaying device together with the audio signal, the control unit
determines priority ranks of the new communication session and the existing communication session referring to the mixing table and the priority table,
compares the priority rank of the new communication session with the priority rank of the existing communication session,
when the priority rank of the new communication session is equal to or lower than that of the existing communication session, the control unit
establishes the new communication session,
determines the participating terminal devices of the existing communication session in the authorized terminal devices to participate in the new communication session by referring to the ID information and the mixing table, and
allows the authorized terminal devices excluding the participating terminal devices of the existing communication session to participate in the new communication session as participating terminal devices of the new communication session so that the audio signal is transmitted to the participating terminal devices of the new communication session,
when the priority of the new communication session is higher than that of the existing communication session, the control unit
establishes the new communication session,
allows the authorized terminal devices including the some of the participating terminal devices of the existing communication session to participate in the new communication session as participating terminal devices of the new communication session so that the audio signal is transmitted to the participating terminal devices of the new communication session,
determines the participating terminal devices of the new communication session in the participating terminal devices of the existing communication session by referring to the ID information and the mixing table, and
eliminates the participating terminal devices of the new communication session from the existing communication session so that the audio signal of the existing communication session is not transmitted to the participating terminal devices of the new communication session, and
each of the terminal devices comprises a terminal network communication unit communicating with the relaying device via the communication network and a terminal control unit transmitting the audio signal to which information designating the terminal device of the communication partner is attached to the relaying device using the terminal network communication unit.

US Pat. No. 10,200,517

DISPLAY SCREEN ASSEMBLY AND MOBILE TERMINAL

Guangdong Oppo Mobile Tel...

1. A display screen assembly, comprising:a display screen module and an installation bracket, wherein the display screen module comprises a body portion and a top portion; the top portion comprises a top surface and an inclined surface connected to a side of the top surface; the inclined surface extends obliquely in a direction towards the body portion; the installation bracket comprises an abutting wall; an installation groove is defined in the installation bracket; the abutting wall comprises a supporting surface facing the installation groove;
wherein a thickness of the abutting wall gradually decreases along the inclined surface in a direction towards the top surface to form an installed inclined surface, and wherein the installed inclined surface is opposite to the supporting surface and in contact with the inclined surface.

US Pat. No. 10,200,474

CROSS-PROTOCOL DISTRIBUTED CLOUD STORAGE SYSTEM AND DATA MANAGEMENT METHOD BASED ON OPERATION CONTROL UNIT

CHONGQING GKTSINGCHIP IND...

1. A cross-protocol distributed cloud storage system based on a network node operation control unit, comprising a plurality of network nodes, each of the network node comprises an operation control unit that directly interacts with a data link layer, the operation control unit comprising a file unit, a network information management unit and a resource scheduling unit, wherein,the file unit is used to manage and store file information of the network node where the file unit is located;
the network information management unit is used to interact with the data link layer so as to perform link scheduling for delivering the file information between the network nodes, and to update data between the nodes;
the resource scheduling unit is used to allocate and schedule hardware or network resources for the network information management unit and the file unit for implementing functions thereof; and
data of the network nodes are stored in a manner of a block chain table in the memory of each node in a distributed manner, and link scheduling may be performed between different nodes through an operation system layer to acquire data from each other.

US Pat. No. 10,200,424

SEAMLESS DELIVERY OF REAL-TIME MEDIA STREAM WITH INTERMITTENT SIGNAL LOSS

GOGO LLC, Chicago, IL (U...

1. A method, implemented by an on-board system of an aircraft, of seamlessly providing a real-time media stream to one or more electronic devices on-board the aircraft, the method comprising:receiving a real-time media stream via a first satellite link, the real-time media stream being multicast by a remote computing system; and
while receiving portions of the real-time media stream:
packaging the real-time media stream into a plurality of time-delineated media segments;
inputting the plurality of time-delineated media segments into a buffer, wherein the buffer delays the real-time media stream by a buffer time value that is equal to or greater than a duration of N of the time-delineated media segments, and wherein N is an integer greater than or equal to one;
identifying, after a signal loss event, one or more missing time-delineated media segments, wherein the signal loss event is a handoff between either (i) two satellites, or (ii) two spot beams of a single satellite, and wherein the duration of the N time-delineated media segments is greater than or equal to an anticipated maximum time needed for the handoff;
causing a request for the one or more missing time-delineated media segments to be sent to the remote computing system;
receiving the one or more missing time-delineated media segments from the remote computing system via a unicast transmission;
inserting the one or more missing time-delineated media segments into the buffer in sequence with the plurality of time-delineated media segments; and
causing the buffered real-time media stream, including the inserted one or more missing time-delineated media segments, to be provided to the one or more electronic devices on-board the aircraft.

US Pat. No. 10,200,413

SELECTIVE REGULATION OF INFORMATION TRANSMISSION FROM MOBILE APPLICATIONS TO THIRD-PARTY PRIVACY COMPLIANT TARGET SYSTEMS

Quantcast Corporation, S...

1. A method comprising:providing instrumentation instructions for integration with a mobile application and operation by a mobile device, wherein the instrumentation instructions comprise instructions for:
detecting, at the mobile device, an operator-configured privacy policy restriction configured by an operator of the mobile device;
responsive to detecting an absence, at the mobile device, of a valid compliance system-configured privacy policy, requesting a privacy policy from a compliance system by the mobile device, the request comprising the operator-configured privacy policy restriction and a respective identifier of a software installation cohort representing a plurality of mobile devices including the mobile device;
receiving the valid compliance system-configured privacy policy from the compliance system, the valid compliance system-configured privacy policy comprising a rule for regulating transmission of information from the mobile device to the partner system consistent with the operator-configured privacy policy restriction;
selecting information in compliance with the received valid compliance system-configured privacy policy; and
sending the selected information to the partner system;
responsive to receiving the request at the compliance system from the mobile device, selecting the valid compliance system-configured privacy policy according to the identifier of the software installation cohort and the operator-configured privacy policy restriction of the request; and
sending the selected valid compliance system-configured privacy policy to the mobile device.

US Pat. No. 10,200,382

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETECTING ABNORMAL TRAFFIC BEHAVIOR USING INFINITE DECAYING CLUSTERS

RADWARE, LTD., Tel Aviv ...

1. A method for detecting abnormal traffic behavior indicative of a cyber-attack, comprising:applying a task to an input data set to create an un-normalized cluster of traffic features, wherein the task defines a plurality of traffic features indicative of a potential cyber-attack in a computer network;
computing a center point of the cluster of traffic features;
computing a distance between the computed center point and a new sample, wherein the new sample includes traffic features defined in the task, wherein the computed distance is a Mahalanobis distance, wherein the Mahalanobis distance is computed using a metric generated by an information theory metric learning (ITML) engine;
upon determining that the computed distance is not above a threshold distance, determining that the task defines normal behavior;
upon determining that the task defines normal behavior, updating the center point and the metric using the new sample;
determining, based on the computed distance, whether the received new sample demonstrates abnormal behavior of traffic in the computer network;
when the received new sample demonstrates abnormal behavior of traffic in the computer network, determining if the new sample demonstrating abnormal behavior is indicative of a cyber-attack; and
upon determining that the abnormal behavior is indicative of a cyber-attack, generating an alert that the new sample is a potential cyber-attack.

US Pat. No. 10,200,238

DYNAMIC LINE MANAGEMENT

BRITISH TELECOMMUNICATION...

1. A method of managing a digital subscriber line in a network, comprising:a) determining a quality of experience measure and line synchronization rate associated with each of a plurality of line profiles applied to the digital subscriber line;
b) selecting a line profile from the plurality of line profiles applied to the digital subscriber line that has an associated quality of experience measure equivalent to or better than the quality of experience measure associated with the line profile currently applied to the digital subscriber line, and if there is more than one line profile with an equivalent to or better quality of experience measure, then selecting the line profile with the highest associated line synchronization rate;
c) applying the selected line profile to the digital subscriber line.

US Pat. No. 10,200,181

SOUNDING REFERENCE SIGNAL IN A WIRELESS NETWORK

Ofinno Technologies, LLC,...

1. A method comprising:receiving, by a wireless device from a base station, at least one message comprising configuration parameters of a plurality of cells grouped into a plurality of physical uplink control channel (PUCCH) groups comprising:
a first PUCCH group comprising a first PUCCH cell with a first PUCCH transmitted to the base station; and
a second PUCCH group comprising a second PUCCH cell with a second PUCCH transmitted to the base station; and
transmitting, in a subframe and in the first PUCCH group, at least one sounding reference signal (SRS) employing a sounding procedure for the first PUCCH group, wherein the sounding procedure:
depends, at least in part, on transmissions of a physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) or a PUCCH in the first PUCCH group; and
is independent of transmissions of a PUCCH and a PUSCH in the second PUCCH group; and
wherein the plurality of cells are in a single timing advance group.

US Pat. No. 10,200,144

COMMUNICATION SYSTEM FOR CONNECTING NETWORK HOSTS

NOKIA OF AMERICA CORPORAT...

1. An apparatus comprising:a first wavelength demultiplexer having an optical input and a plurality of optical outputs;
a first wavelength multiplexer having an optical output and a plurality of optical inputs;
a plurality of optical drop filters, each having a respective optical input, a respective first optical output, and a respective second optical output;
a plurality of first optical modulators optically connected between the plurality of optical drop filters and the first wavelength multiplexer;
a second wavelength multiplexer having an optical output and a plurality of optical inputs; and
a plurality of second optical modulators optically connected to apply modulated light to a first subset of the optical inputs of the second wavelength multiplexer;
wherein the optical output of the second wavelength multiplexer is fiber-connected to the optical input of the first wavelength demultiplexer;
wherein the respective optical input of each of the plurality of optical drop filters is optically connected to a respective one of the plurality of optical outputs of the first wavelength demultiplexer; and
wherein the respective second optical output of each of the plurality of optical drop filters is optically connected to a respective one of the plurality of optical inputs of the first wavelength multiplexer by way of a respective one of the plurality of first optical modulators.

US Pat. No. 10,200,120

SIGNAL ENCODING AND DECODING METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM

KUANG-CHI INTELLIGENT PHO...

1. A wireless signal encoding and decoding method, comprising the following steps:encoding, at a transmit end, a first binary bit value in data into a level that lasts for a first duration, and encoding a second binary bit value in the data into a level that lasts for a second duration, levels are separated by delimiters, and the first duration is unequal to the second duration;
converting encoded data levels into a wireless optical signal at the transmit end;
receiving the wireless optical signal at a receive end, and converting the wireless optical signal into an electric signal;
decoding the electric signal at the receive end in the following manner:
recording a duration of each level of the electric signal;
calculating a first average value Ta of m maximum durations and a second average value Tb of n minimum durations, the m and n are positive integers and are determined by referring to a distribution percentage value of first binary bit values and a distribution percentage value of second binary bit values in the data respectively;
calculating a decision duration Td according to the first average value and the second average value;
comparing the duration of each level with the decision duration, and according to a comparison result, determining a binary bit value represented by the level; and
integrating all binary bit values to restore the data.

US Pat. No. 10,200,111

SYSTEM FOR MANAGING MOBILE INTERNET PROTOCOL ADDRESSES IN AN AIRBORNE WIRELESS CELLULAR NETWORK

GOGO LLC, Chicago, IL (U...

1. A method for routing data to a plurality of passenger wireless devices which are located onboard an aircraft in-flight, comprising:receiving, at one or more computing devices fixedly connected to the aircraft in-flight and via a first Air-To-Ground Modem, a first portion of a data stream via an Internet Protocol (IP) Tunnel, the data stream including data packets having content that is to be delivered to a particular passenger wireless device onboard the aircraft in-flight;
stripping off, by the one or more computing devices, a first Care-of IP (Internet Protocol) Address from the first portion of the data stream, the first Care-of IP Address assigned to the first Air-To-Ground Modem;
routing the stripped-off first portion of the data stream to the particular passenger wireless device based on a Destination IP Address remaining in the stripped-off first portion of the data stream, the Destination IP Address uniquely identifying the particular passenger wireless device within an aircraft communication network to which the particular passenger wireless device is communicatively connected; and
subsequent to stripping off the first Care-of IP Address from the first portion of the data stream, the IP Tunnel is transferred from being received via the first Air-To-Ground Modem to being received via a second Air-To-Ground Modem, and the method further comprises:
receiving, at the one or more computing devices and via the second Air-To-Ground Modem, a second portion of the data stream, the second portion of the data stream including a second Care-of IP Address assigned to the second Air-To-Ground Modem instead of the first Care-of IP Address assigned to the first Air-To-Ground Modem;
stripping off the second Care-of IP Address assigned to the second Air-To-Ground Modem from the second portion of the data stream in lieu of stripping off the first Care-of IP Address; and
routing the stripped-off second portion of the data stream to the particular passenger wireless device based on the Destination Address remaining in the stripped-off second portion of the data stream.

US Pat. No. 10,200,095

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD, APPARATUS AND ANTENNA ARRAY

DATANG MOBILE COMMUNICATI...

1. A method for transmitting data, the method comprising:dividing, by an interface radio frequency (IR) data interface module, baseband in-phase and quadrature (IQ) data of multiple carrier antennas (CAs) into groups to obtain baseband IQ data of each group of CAs; and
for the baseband IQ data of each group of CAs: increasing, by an interpolation and filter module, a data rate of the baseband IQ data of the group of CAs; up-converting, by a digital up-conversion module, the baseband IQ data of the group of CAs having the increased data rate into a digital intermediate-frequency band to obtain digital intermediate-frequency signals of the group of CAs; adding, by a combiner, the digital intermediate-frequency signals of the group of CAs together to form a multi-carrier digital intermediate-frequency signal; adjusting, by an amplitude and phase adjustment module, an amplitude and a phase of the multi-carrier digital intermediate-frequency signal as required by each antenna in a group of antennas sharing the multi-carrier digital intermediate-frequency signal, respectively, and then transmitting the adjusted multi-carrier digital intermediate-frequency signals to digital to analog converters of corresponding antenna channels; and generating, by the digital to analog converters of the corresponding antenna channels, multi-carrier analog intermediate-frequency signals, and transmitting the multi-carrier analog intermediate-frequency signals to the corresponding antenna channels.

US Pat. No. 10,200,083

BASE STATION APPARATUS AND RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A radio communication apparatus comprising:(a) spreading circuitry configured to:
spread a signal using a first sequence defined by a first orthogonal sequence and a first cyclic shift value among plurality of cyclic shift values to generate a first spread signal, wherein:
a second sequence is defined by the first orthogonal sequence and a second cyclic shift value among the plurality of cyclic shift values, and
the first sequence and second sequence form at least a part of a first set of orthogonal sequences, and
spread the first spread signal using a third sequence from a second set of orthogonal sequences, different from the first orthogonal sequence, to generate a second spread signal, wherein:
a number of sequences in the second set of orthogonal sequences is less than a length of the third sequence in the second set of orthogonal sequences,
the second set of orthogonal sequences includes a fourth sequence, and
the third sequence is associated with the first cyclic shift value and the fourth sequence is associated with the second cyclic shift value; and
(b) a radio transmitter to transmit the second spread signal.

US Pat. No. 10,200,072

PORTABLE DEVICE

Mitel Networks Corporatio...

1. A portable device for wirelessly communicating with a remote first further device; the portable device comprising:I) a power source chargeable by a power supply separate from the portable device; the portable device configured to have a plurality of coupling states associated with the power supply; the power supply being separate from the device and remote from the further device;
II) communication apparatus wirelessly connectable to the further device via a personal area network, PAN, and configured to enable the portable device to have a wireless connection state associated with the further device;
III) a processor configured to:
monitor a change between a coupled state and an uncoupled state of the said coupling states; wherein the said coupled state is associated with the power source being coupled to the power supply whilst the uncoupled state is associated with the power source being uncoupled to the power supply; and,
output data for changing the connection state based upon the change from
the coupled state to the uncoupled state; wherein said processor is configured to output data for at least one of:A) initiating the un-pairing of the portable device from the further device upon a change from the uncoupled state to the coupled state; andB) initiating the pairing of the portable device to the further device upon a change from the coupled state to the uncoupled state.

US Pat. No. 10,200,042

IO INTERFACE LEVEL SHIFT CIRCUIT, IO INTERFACE LEVEL SHIFT METHOD AND STORAGE MEDIUM

Sanechips Technology Co. ...

1. A level shift circuit for an IO interface, comprising: an intermediate level generation sub-circuit and a level shift sub-circuit,wherein the intermediate level generation sub-circuit is arranged to provide an intermediate level Vdd_io of the IO interface; and
the level shift sub-circuit is arranged to convert an external logic signal into a signal of an internal power domain of a chip according to the intermediate level Vdd_io of the IO interface, the external logic signal being input through an input pin of the level shift sub-circuit,
wherein the intermediate level generation sub-circuit comprises: a current mirror unit and an intermediate level generation unit,
wherein the current mirror unit is arranged to provide a bias current for the intermediate level generation unit according to a sink current I0; and
the intermediate level generation unit is arranged to provide, under an effect of the bias current, the intermediate level Vdd_io of the IO interface,
wherein the current mirror unit comprises a transistor PM1 and a transistor PM2, wherein a gate and a drain of the transistor PM1 are connected with a gate of the transistor PM2 to form a current mirror; and
the intermediate level generation unit comprises a transistor PM0, a transistor NM0, a transistor NM1, a transistor NM3 and a transistor NM4, wherein the transistor PM0, the transistor NM0, the transistor NM3 and the transistor NM4, which are diode-connected, are arranged to cause the intermediate level Vdd_io of the IO interface to be equal to a sum of a gate-to-source voltage of the transistor NM0 and a gate-to-source voltage of the transistor PM0.

US Pat. No. 10,200,021

SYNCHRONOUS N PULSE BURST GENERATOR

ANRITSU COMPANY, Morgan ...

1. A synchronous N pulse burst generator for generating an analog-to-digital (A/D) clock signal from a trigger signal, comprising:an input for the trigger signal, wherein the trigger signal comprises an intermediate frequency (IF) signal;
a signal path extending from the input;
a series of N AND gates, each AND gate arranged along the signal path to receive a first input from the trigger signal propagating along the signal path and a second input from the trigger signal propagated further along the signal path,
wherein the trigger signal as received as the first input is inverted as received as the second input,
wherein the signal path introduces a time delay in propagation of the trigger signal between the first input and the second input received by each AND gate, the time delay being based on a target frequency of the A/D clock signal, and
wherein the signal path further introduces the time delay in propagation of the trigger signal between the second input of an AND gate and the first input of a successive AND gate from the series of N AND gates; and
an OR gate that receives outputs from the series of N AND gates and outputs the A/D clock signal.

US Pat. No. 10,199,951

EFFICIENT POWER SUPPLY VOLTAGE REGULATION FOR SYNCHRONOUS RECTIFIER CONTROLLER

DIALOG SEMICONDUCTOR INC....

1. A synchronous rectifier (SR) controller for a flyback converter, comprising:a drain terminal configured to couple to a drain of a synchronous rectifier switch transistor;
a VCC terminal configured to couple to a VCC capacitor;
an output voltage terminal configured to receive an output voltage of the flyback converter;
a first voltage regulator coupled between the drain terminal and a VCC terminal,
a second voltage regulator coupled between the output voltage terminal and the VCC terminal;
a power supply control circuit configured to activate the first voltage regulator to regulate a power supply voltage for the SR controller responsive to a duty cycle for a power switch in the flyback converter exceeding a threshold value and to activate the second voltage regulator to regulate the power supply voltage responsive to the duty cycle being less than the threshold value.

US Pat. No. 10,199,949

ACTIVE-CLAMP FLYBACK CIRCUIT AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

JOULWATT TECHNOLOGY (HANG...

1. An active-clamp flyback circuit, comprising a main power switch tube, a transformer and a secondary rectifier tube, the transformer comprising a primary winding and a secondary winding, the primary winding comprising magnetizing inductor, the main power switch tube being connected with the primary winding, the secondary rectifier tube being connected with the secondary winding, a primary control circuit controlling a switching state of the main power switch tube, and the secondary rectifier tube being turned on to freewheeling after the main power switch tube is turned off;the active-clamp flyback circuit further comprising a first capacitor and a first switch tube, one end of the first capacitor being connected with a high potential end of an input power supply, the other end of the first capacitor being connected with a first end of the first switch tube, and a second end of the first switch tube being connected with a common end of the main power switch tube and the primary winding; and
wherein a working mode of the active-clamp flyback circuit is determined, if the active-clamp flyback circuit works in a boundary conduction mode or a discontinuous conduction mode, a turn-off moment of the first switch tube is adjusted according to time when the main power switch tube is turned on and the first switch tube is turned off and voltages at both ends of the magnetizing inductor.

US Pat. No. 10,199,946

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ADJUSTING PEAK FREQUENCIES WITH DUTY CYCLES

On-Bright Electronics (Sh...

1. A system for regulating a power converter, the system comprising:a first terminal configured to output a drive signal to a switch to affect a current flowing through a primary winding of a power converter, the drive signal being associated with a switching period including an on-time period and an off-time period, the switching period corresponding to a switching frequency; and
a second terminal configured to receive a feedback signal associated with an output voltage related to a secondary winding of the power converter;
wherein a duty cycle is related to a duration of the on-time period and a duration of the switching period;
wherein the system is configured to set the switching frequency to one or more frequency magnitudes, each magnitude of the one or more frequency magnitudes being smaller than or equal to an upper frequency limit;
wherein the system is further configured to:
increase the upper frequency limit from a first frequency magnitude to a second frequency magnitude in response to the duty cycle increasing, a magnitude range including the first frequency magnitude and the second frequency magnitude; and
decrease the upper frequency limit from a third frequency magnitude to a fourth frequency magnitude in response to the duty cycle decreasing, the magnitude range including the third frequency magnitude and the fourth frequency magnitude.

US Pat. No. 10,199,944

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR FLYBACK POWER CONVERTERS WITH SWITCHING FREQUENCY AND PEAK CURRENT ADJUSTMENTS

Guangzhou On-Bright Elect...

1. An apparatus for a power converter, the apparatus comprising:a first comparator configured to receive a first signal and a second signal and generate a first comparison signal based at least in part on the first signal and the second signal, the first signal being associated with at least an output current of a power converter;
a second comparator configured to receive a third signal and a fourth signal and generate a second comparison signal based at least in part on the third signal and the fourth signal, the third signal being related to the first signal, the fourth signal being associated with a current flowing through a primary winding of the power converter; and
a modulation signal generator configured to receive the first comparison signal and the second comparison signal, generate a modulation signal based at least in part on the first comparison signal and the second comparison signal, and output the modulation signal for adjusting the current flowing through the primary winding of the power converter.

US Pat. No. 10,199,943

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR VOLTAGE REGULATION OF PRIMARY SIDE REGULATED POWER CONVERSION SYSTEMS WITH COMPENSATION MECHANISMS

On-Bright Electronics (Sh...

1. A system for a power converter, the system comprising:a compensation signal generator configured to sample a sensing signal and generate a compensation signal based at least in part on the sensing signal, the sensing signal being associated with a first current flowing through a primary winding of a power converter;
a first signal generator configured to receive a feedback signal and the compensation signal and generate a first signal based at least in part on the feedback signal and the compensation signal, the feedback signal being associated with an auxiliary winding coupled with a secondary winding of the power converter;
an error amplifier configured to receive the first signal and a reference signal and generate an amplified signal based at least in part on the first signal and the reference signal; and
a drive signal generator configured to receive the amplified signal and generate a drive signal based at least in part on the amplified signal to close or open a first switch to affect the first current;
wherein the system is configured to change the drive signal based at least in part on the compensation signal in order to adjust a winding voltage of the secondary winding and to at least partially compensate for a change in a forward voltage of a rectifying diode associated with the secondary winding.

US Pat. No. 10,199,941

RESONANT CONVERTER HAVING A TRANSFORMER WITH CENTRAL POINT TAP

FRONIUS INTERNATIONAL Gmb...

1. A resonant converter comprising:a transformer with center tap; and
a resonant circuit comprising a primary winding of the transformer in series with a capacitor and in series with an inductor,
a center point of a secondary side of the transformer being connected via a first output line to a first output terminal, and
two outer connections of the secondary side of the transformer being connected each via an electrical switching element and being connected via a second output line to a second output terminal,
wherein, between the first output terminal and the second output terminal there is an output voltage so that the first output terminal is guided to the outside directly via the first output line without any additional circuit between the first output terminal and the second output terminal in the form of a smoothing capacitor on the output side, and
wherein at least one capacitor is connected in parallel to the electrical switching elements in order to maintain the output voltage when the resonant converter is in open circuit operation.

US Pat. No. 10,199,934

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR OUTPUT CURRENT REGULATION IN POWER CONVERSION SYSTEMS

On-Bright Electronics (Sh...

1. A system controller for regulating a power conversion system, the system controller comprising:a first controller terminal configured to provide a compensation signal based on at least information associated with a first current flowing through an inductive winding of a power converter;
a ramp-current generator configured to receive a modulation signal, the compensation signal and a first reference signal and generate a ramp current based at least in part on the modulation signal, the compensation signal and the first reference signal;
a ramp-signal generator configured to receive the ramp current and generate a ramping signal based at least in part on the ramp current;
a modulation component configured to receive the ramping signal and the compensation signal and generate the modulation signal based at least in part on the ramping signal and the compensation signal; and
a driver configured to generate a drive signal based on at least information associated with the modulation signal and output the drive signal to a switch to affect the first current, the drive signal being associated with a switching period including an on-time period and an off-time period;
wherein:
the switch is closed in response to the drive signal during the on-time period;
the switch is opened in response to the drive signal during the off-time period;
a duty cycle is equal to a duration of the on-time period divided by a duration of the switching period; and
one minus the duty cycle is equal to a parameter;
wherein the ramp-current generator is further configured to generate the ramp current approximately proportional in magnitude to a multiplication product of the duty cycle, the parameter and a difference, the difference representing the first reference signal minus the compensation signal in magnitude.

US Pat. No. 10,199,916

RESISTOR EMULATION AND GATE BOOST

MASCHINENFABRIK REINHAUSE...

1. A power switch driver for driving a control terminal of a power switch to drive a load, the power switch driver having a negative feedback circuit to control current delivered to the control terminal, the negative feedback circuit comprising:a current output circuit having a current source and a current sink and serving for providing the current of the control terminal and configured to receive an output current control signal to control a magnitude of the current provided by the current output circuit;
a terminal voltage input circuit for receiving a voltage from the control terminal and to output an indication of the voltage;
an amplifier coupled to the terminal voltage input circuit for amplifying the terminal voltage indication to generate an amplifier output; and
a reference voltage input circuit for receiving a reference voltage, having at least one resistor, and coupled to a charge supply input of the amplifier,wherein,to emulate a resistance of the power switch driver, the reference voltage and the one resistor determine a reference current to be sent to the amplifier,
the power switch driver is configured to generate the output current control signal dependent on the amplifier output, and
the power switch driver is configured to reduce the current provided by the current output circuit in response to an increase in the voltage received by the terminal voltage input circuit.

US Pat. No. 10,199,831

CIRCUIT ARRANGEMENT FOR INLINE VOLTAGE SUPPLY, USE OF SUCH A CIRCUIT ARRANGEMENT AND DEVICE HAVING SUCH A CIRCUIT ARRANGEMENT

SMA Solar Technology AG, ...

1. A circuit arrangement, comprising:a diode disposed in a direct current (DC) supply line of a generator, wherein the diode forms a first terminal and a second terminal of the circuit arrangement;
a supply subcircuit connected in parallel to the diode, wherein the supply subcircuit is configured to receive an input voltage that is generated across the diode when direct current flows in the supply line and to generate a supply voltage from the input voltage; and
a further diode connected in parallel with the diode, wherein forward-bias directions of the diode and of the further diode are oriented anti-parallel to each other,
wherein when a direct current is flowing from the first terminal to the second terminal the input voltage received by the supply subcircuit is limited to the forward voltage of the diode and when a direct current is flowing from the second terminal to the first terminal the input voltage received by the supply subcircuit is limited to the forward voltage of the further diode.

US Pat. No. 10,199,821

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ACTUATING A TRANSFORMER NEUTRAL BLOCKING SYSTEM

Emprimus, LLC, Minneapol...

17. An electrical protection system useable in an alternating current system including a transformer, the system comprising:a control module, including a processing device, the control module configured to execute instructions to:
(a) monitor a first received measurement corresponding to a first electrical property within an electrical protection circuit and transmit a protection activation control signal to a switch assembly of the electrical protection circuit based on the first received measurement satisfying a first predetermined threshold; and
(b) monitor a second received measurement corresponding to a second electrical property within the electrical protection circuit different from the first electrical property and transmit a protection deactivation control signal to the switch assembly based on the second received measurement satisfying a second predetermined threshold; and
a first measurement probe configured to measure the first electrical property of the electrical protection circuit and a second measurement probe configured to measure the second electrical property of the electrical protection circuit;
wherein the first received measurement is received from the first measurement probe, and wherein the first measurement probe comprises a current probe configured to measure a current through the switch assembly.

US Pat. No. 10,199,815

WATERTIGHT ELECTRICAL COMPARTMENT FOR USE IN IRRIGATION DEVICES AND METHODS OF USE

Hunter Industries, Inc., ...

1. A watertight electrical compartment of an irrigation device, comprising:an electrical compartment body comprising a chamber with an open end, threads, and a sealing section, the sealing section located closer to the open end of the chamber than the threads;
at least one sealing ring having a diameter configured for mating with the sealing section;
a cap having an open end, a closed end, and an internal diameter configured to have a sliding fit with the sealing section and an interference fit with the at least one sealing ring when the compartment is assembled; and
a cap retainer having threads configured to threadedly mate with the threads of the compartment body, the cap retainer further having first and second ends, the cap retainer configured to receive at least a portion of the cap through the first end.

US Pat. No. 10,199,790

BRUSH HOLDER APPARATUS, BRUSH ASSEMBLY, AND METHOD

CUTSFORTH, INC., Cohasse...

1. A method of removably installing a conductive brush in contact with a conductive surface of an electrical generator in a power plant without stopping motion of the conductive surface of the electrical generator, the method comprising:slidably engaging a channel of a brush holder assembly with an elongate mounting block fixedly attached to a mount base of the electrical generator, the brush holder assembly including:
a brush holder including a brush box having a plurality of sidewalls including a first side wall, a second side wall, and a third side wall;
a conductive brush positioned in the brush box for longitudinal movement therein, the conductive brush including a first side surface facing the first side wall, a second side surface facing the second side wall, a third side surface facing the third side wall, a fourth side surface, and a lower surface;
wherein the step of slidably engaging the channel of the brush holder assembly with the elongate mounting block includes moving the brush holder assembly from a disengaged position in which the lower surface of the brush is not contacting the conductive surface of the electrical generator to an engaged position in which the lower surface of the brush is contacting the conductive surface of the electrical generator; and
wherein as the brush holder assembly moves from the disengaged position to the engaged position, a stationary brush release fixed relative to the elongate mounting block engages a brush catch of the brush holder assembly to release a force exerted on the fourth side surface of the brush by the brush catch.

US Pat. No. 10,199,549

LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE WITH AN OPTICAL ELEMENT AND A REFLECTOR

Lumileds LLC, San Jose, ...

1. A method comprising:disposing a reflective foil on a substrate, the reflective foil having an opening;
disposing a semiconductor light emitting device on the substrate, the semiconductor light emitting device being disposed in the opening of the reflective foil;
forming an optical element over the semiconductor light emitting device such that the reflective foil is in contact with a full length of a base of the optical element; andremoving the semiconductor light emitting device from the substrate.

US Pat. No. 10,199,519

METHOD OF MAKING A SENSOR PACKAGE WITH COOLING FEATURE

OPTIZ, INC., Palo Alto, ...

1. A method of forming a sensor device, comprising:providing a first substrate of semiconductor material that comprises:
opposing first and second surfaces,
a plurality of photodetectors configured to receive light impinging on the first surface, and
a plurality of first contact pads each electrically coupled to at least one of the plurality of photodetectors;
providing a second substrate that comprises:
opposing first and second surfaces,
electrical circuits, and
a plurality of second contact pads each electrically coupled to at least one of the electrical circuits;
forming a plurality of first trenches into the second surface of the second substrate but not reaching the first surface of the second substrate;
mounting the second surface of the first substrate to the first surface of the second substrate;
providing a third substrate that comprises:
opposing first and second surfaces,
a plurality of third contact pads disposed at the first surface of the third substrate, and
a plurality of fourth contact pads disposed at the first surface of the third substrate;
mounting the first surface of the third substrate to the second surface of the second substrate such that each of the second contact pads is electrically coupled to at least one of the third contact pads; and
electrically connecting a plurality of wires between the first contact pads and the fourth contact pads.

US Pat. No. 10,199,367

SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE

Infineon Technologies Dre...

1. A semiconductor device, comprising:a semiconductor body having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface;
a transistor structure in the semiconductor body;
a source contact structure overlapping the transistor structure and electrically connected to source regions of the transistor structure;
a gate contact structure having a part separated from the source contact structure by a longitudinal gap within a lateral plane;
gate interconnecting structures bridging the longitudinal gap and electrically coupled between the gate contact structure and a gate electrode of the transistor structure; and
electrostatic discharge protection structures bridging the longitudinal gap and electrically coupled between the gate contact structure and the source contact structure,
wherein at least one of the gate interconnecting structures is between two of the electrostatic discharge protection structures along a length direction of the longitudinal gap.

US Pat. No. 10,199,364

NON-VOLATILE DUAL IN-LINE MEMORY MODULE (NVDIMM) MULTICHIP PACKAGE

SANMINA CORPORATION, San...

1. A single multichip package, comprising:a substrate having opposing upper and lower surfaces;
a first die mounted on the upper surface of the substrate, the first die including one or more non-volatile memory devices;
a second die mounted on the upper surface of the substrate, the second die including at least one of: (a) a non-volatile memory controller that facilitates transfer of data to and from the one or more non-volatile memory devices, (b) a register clock driver for volatile memory devices, and/or (c) one or more multiplexer switches configured to switch between two or more of the volatile memory devices;
a plurality of wire bonds connecting the first die and the second die; and
a plurality of solder balls located on the lower surface of the substrate for mounting the single multichip package to a printed circuit board, the plurality of solder balls electrically coupled to the first die and the second die.

US Pat. No. 10,199,247

DIRECTED SELF-ASSEMBLY OF ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS USING DIAMAGNETIC LEVITATION

Rensselaer Polytechnic In...

1. A method of assembling a plurality of diamagnetic components, the method comprising:depositing a plurality of diamagnetic components onto a magnetic stage, the magnetic stage comprising a plurality of magnets arranged in an array; and
applying a vibratory force to the magnetic stage,
wherein, applying the vibratory force moves at least one of the plurality of diamagnetic components to a stable levitation node of the magnetic stage.

US Pat. No. 10,199,153

PCB INTER-LAYER CONDUCTIVE STRUCTURE APPLICABLE TO LARGE-CURRENT PCB

CYNTEC CO., LTD, Hsinchu...

1. A process for producing an inter-layer conductive structure of a circuit board, comprising steps of:a) providing a first insulating layer, which has at least a first hole therein;
b) inserting a first electric contact material, which is formed, as a body with size and shape consistent to the first hole to minimize voids in the first hole, into the first hole of the first insulating layer to form a first conductive plug;
c) laminating a first conductive layer onto a first surface of the first insulating layer;
d) laminating a second conductive layer onto a second surface of the first insulating layer;
e) performing a first pattern-defining and etching procedure for the first conductive layer to form a first conductive structure after the laminating step c);
wherein after the laminating steps c) and d) are completed, the first conductive plug has two ends thereof in electric contact with the first conductive layer and the second conductive layer, respectively, and
f) performing a second pattern-defining and etching procedure for the second conductive layer to form a second conductive structure after the laminating step d);
wherein the performing steps e) and f) are performed simultaneously or separately, and after the performing steps e) and f), at least one of the first conductive structure and the second conductive structure partially covers the corresponding one of the two ends of the first conductive plug in contact therewith.

US Pat. No. 10,199,132

HIGH STRENGTH CU—NI—CO—SI BASED COPPER ALLOY SHEET MATERIAL AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME, AND CURRENT CARRYING COMPONENT

DOWA METALTECH CO., LTD.,...

1. A copper alloy sheet material comprising a chemical composition containing from 2.50 to 4.00% in total of Ni and Co, from 0.50 to 2.00% of Co, from 0.70 to 1.50% of Si, from 0 to 0.50% of Fe, from 0 to 0.10% of Mg, from 0 to 0.50% of Sn, from 0 to 0.15% of Zn, from 0 to 0.07% of B, from 0 to 0.10% of P, from 0 to 0.10% of REM (rare earth elements), from 0 to 0.01% in total of Cr, Zr, Hf, Nb and S, the balance of Cu, and unavoidable impurities, all in terms of percentage by mass; containing secondary phase particles present in a parent phase, in which a number density of coarse secondary phase particles having a particle diameter of 5 ?m or more is 10 per mm2 or less, and a number density of fine secondary phase particles having a particle diameter of from 5 to 10 nm is 1.0×109 per mm2 or more; and having an SI concentration in the parent phase of 0.10% by mass or more and 0.50% by mass or less.

US Pat. No. 10,199,128

NUCLEAR REACTOR CORE HAVING MODERATOR BLOCKS WITH FISSILE MATERIAL FUEL RODS AND HYDROGEN-CONTAINING GLASS MICROSPHERES COATED WITH BURNABLE POISON

Colorado School of Mines,...

1. A nuclear reactor core comprising:a plurality of moderator blocks;
a nuclear fuel rod inserted into each moderator block, the nuclear fuel rod comprising a mixture of fissile material and hydrogen-containing glass microspheres coated with a burnable poison film; and
a fertile material disposed about the nuclear fuel rod in each moderator block;
wherein the hydrogen is stored in the glass microspheres as a moderator to control reactivity of the nuclear reactor core; and
wherein the burnable poison film comprises a thermal neutron absorber selected for neutron capture in the fissile material.

US Pat. No. 10,199,087

SIGNAL TIMING ALIGNMENT BASED ON A COMMON DATA STROBE IN MEMORY DEVICES CONFIGURED FOR STACKED ARRANGEMENTS

III HOLDINGS 2, LLC, Wil...

1. A semiconductor device, comprising:a memory device from a plurality of memory devices aligned in a vertical stack, wherein the plurality of memory devices are coupled together via a plurality of connections; and
a detector configured to detect whether a command is valid for the memory device based on a comparison of signals received via the plurality of connections, wherein the comparison includes information on a position of the memory device within the vertical stack;
wherein the detector is further configured to treat the command as valid in response to a first control signal regardless of the comparison of the received signals.

US Pat. No. 10,198,882

DATA RECORDER SYSTEM AND UNIT FOR A VEHICLE

Wabtec Holding Corp., Wi...

1. A data recorder unit for a vehicle, comprising:at least one data recorder enclosure configured to house at least one internal component;
at least one data storage device comprising at least one crash-hardened memory and at least one non-crash-hardened memory, wherein at least one of the at least one crash-hardened memory and the at least one non-crash-hardened memory is located in the enclosure; and
at least one data processing unit located in the enclosure and configured to directly or indirectly receive data from a plurality of data inputs and synchronize data from the plurality of data inputs based at least partially on at least one of the following: time data from at least one internal time source, time data from at least one data input of the plurality of data inputs, or any combination thereof,
wherein the at least one data processing unit is configured to store at least a portion of the data on the at least one non-crash-hardened memory and the at least one crash-hardened memory substantially in parallel.

US Pat. No. 10,198,864

RUNNING OBJECT RECOGNIZERS IN A PASSABLE WORLD MODEL FOR AUGMENTED OR VIRTUAL REALITY

MAGIC LEAP, INC., Planta...

1. An augmented reality system, comprising: one or more databases storing a passable world model data comprising sets of points respectively pertaining to real objects of the physical world; a plurality of object recognizers configured for simultaneously running on the passable world model data independent of each other, each of the object recognizers being programmed to recognize an object of the real world based on a known geometry of the object corresponding to a set of points of the passable world model data; and a head-worn augmented reality display system configured for displaying virtual content to a user based at least in part on the recognized object;wherein each of the object recognizers is dedicated to recognize a predetermined object;
wherein each of the object recognizers is autonomic and autonomous; and
wherein the object recognizers comprise a basic object recognizer configured for running on the passable world model data to identify a generic object, and a detailed object recognizer configured for running non the passable world model data on the generic objects to identify a specific object.