US Pat. No. 10,113,341

MOTOR VEHICLE LOCK WITH A POSITION SECURING SYSTEM

Kiekert Aktiengesellschaf...

1. A latch with a locking mechanism that includes a catch and a pawl for locking the catch and optionally including an anti-theft device, the latch comprising:a position securing system comprising:
an actuating lever coupled to one of the locking mechanisms or the anti-theft device;
a pin movable between a first position where either the locking mechanism or anti-theft device is locked and a second position when either the locking mechanism or anti-theft device is unlocked, wherein the pin is coupled to the actuating lever;
a pincer spring with a first spring leg and a second spring leg that act on opposite sides of the pin, wherein the pincer spring resists moving the pin between the first and second positions; and
a housing comprising a first wall and a second wall that act as stops which limit the movement of the first and second spring legs caused by moving the pin between the first and second positions, wherein the first leg spring has a first free end and the second leg spring has a second free end, wherein the free ends are fixed to the housing.

US Pat. No. 10,114,453

SMART WEARABLE DEVICES AND METHODS WITH POWER CONSUMPTION AND NETWORK LOAD OPTIMIZATION

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. A wearable sensor apparatus, comprising:(a) a computer processor with memory;
(b) a plurality of sensors operably coupled to the processor;
(c) a communications link; and
(d) programming in a non-transitory computer readable medium and executable on the computer processor for performing steps comprising:
(i) detecting satellite wearable devices that have one or more sensors that are in range of the communications link of the sensor apparatus;
(ii) authenticating access rights for each detected device;
(iii) communicating with the one or more detected devices;
(iv) identifying control classifications of each detected satellite device;
(v) establishing control of the apparatus and satellite devices based on the control classifications of the devices;
(vi) controlling sensor actuation of the sensor apparatus and satellite devices; and
(vii) acquiring sensor data from selected sensors from one or more of the detected devices that have been authenticated.

US Pat. No. 10,113,813

TUBE FOR HEAT EXCHANGER

HANON SYSTEMS, Daejeon (...

1. A tube for a heat exchanger, which is connected between a pair of header tanks of the heat exchanger to form a heat exchanging medium passage and has an inner fin disposed at an inside thereof, the tube comprising:plane portions disposed in parallel to each other in an air flow direction;
curved portions integrally formed on both sides of the plane portions to connect the plane portions with each other; and
first reinforcement portions and second reinforcement portions formed on both end portions of the inner fin, the first reinforcement portions bonded to inner surfaces of the curved portions and the second reinforcement portions extended from the first reinforcement portions and bonded to inner surfaces of the first reinforcement portions, wherein one of the first reinforcement portions, one of the second reinforcement portions, and one of the curved portions share a common center of curvature, wherein the first reinforcement portions and the second reinforcement portions are continuously formed from both of the end portions of the inner fin without being broken and have a same curvature as each of the curved portions of the tube, and wherein the first reinforcement portions, the second reinforcement portions, and the inner fin have the same thickness and are formed thinner than the curved portions and the plane portions.
US Pat. No. 10,113,200

GENES ASSOCIATED WITH DASATINIB SENSITIVITY

MEMORIAL SLOAN-KETTERING ...

1. A method of selecting treatment with dasatinib for a prostate cancer patient comprising:(a) contacting RNA from a circulating tumor cell (CTC) obtained from the patient with a primer set for measuring expression of gene products of genes TACSTD2, SPAN8, COL3A 1, SPOCK1, SFN, KRT7, and S100A2, the set comprising a plurality of synthetic oligonucleotide primers, each of which is capable of hybridizing to an expression product of one of said genes such that the plurality of primers can detect the gene products of all of said genes to measure the relative expression of each of said genes in the CTC from the patient;
(b) contacting RNA from a known dasatinib-sensitive cell with a primer set for measuring expression of gene products of genes TACSTD2, TSPAN8, COL3A1, SPOCK1, SFN, KRT7, and S100A2, the set comprising a plurality of synthetic oligonucleotide primers, each of which is capable of hybridizing to an expression product of one of said genes such that the plurality of primers can detect the gene products of all of said genes to measure the relative expression of each of said genes in said known dasatinib-sensitive cell;
(c) comparing the expression level of said genes in the CTC from the patient with the expression level of said genes in a known dasatinib-sensitive cell;
(d) treating the patient with dasatinib when the expression level of the genes in the CTC is equal to or less than the expression level of the genes in a known dasatinib-sensitive cell.

US Pat. No. 10,111,688

SYSTEM FOR TREATING BONE FRACTURES

McGinley Engineered Solut...

1. A method for restoring a subchondral bone fragment of a fractured bone, comprising:providing a beam proximate to the subchondral bone fragment; and
rotating the beam about an axis of rotation so as to reposition the subchondral bone fragment, wherein rotating the beam comprises inserting a positioning device through the bone to engage the beam such that the beam rotates about the axis of rotation and repositions the subchondral bone fragment.

US Pat. No. 10,117,213

MULTIPLE CARRIER ATTACHMENT ESTABLISHMENT AND MAINTENANCE

Google LLC, Mountain Vie...

1. A method, executed by a mobile station (MS) attached to a first wireless wide area network (WWAN), for attaching to a second WWAN while maintaining the attachment to the first WWAN, the method comprising:prior to a handover request by the MS, transmitting, via a physical uplink channel with a radio access network (RAN) of the first WWAN, an attach request message addressed to a generic access network controller of a generic access network (GAN) of the second WWAN via a third separate network;
receiving, via a physical downlink channel with the RAN of the first WWAN, an attach accept message from the generic access network controller of the GAN of the second WWAN via the third separate network, the attach accept message including a packet data network (PDN) address; and
storing, at a computer readable storage medium, an association relationship between an identifier of a subscription with the second WWAN and the PDN address.

US Pat. No. 10,112,288

METHOD OF CALIBRATING TORQUE USING PEAK HOLD MEASUREMENT ON AN ELECTRONIC TORQUE WRENCH

Snap-on Incorporated, Ke...

1. A calibration fixture having a torque sensor configured to measure an amount of torque being applied by a tool, comprising:a processor in communication with the torque sensor and configured to store a peak applied torque value after the amount of the torque applied by the tool is released;
a display in communication with the processor and configured to display the peak applied torque value; and
an input interface in communication with the processor and configured to receive a calibration torque value.

US Pat. No. 10,117,368

BOARD WORK DEVICE

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A board work machine comprising:a work head that performs work with respect to a circuit board;
a mounting member on which the work head is mounted;
a moving device that moves the mounting member to any position; and
a support pin gripping device that grips a support pin, which supports a circuit board, in order to attach the support pin to a pin support member,
wherein the work head is mounted on a first side of the mounting member, the first side of the mounting member extending vertically,
wherein the support pin gripping device is mounted on a second side of the mounting member opposite to the first side of the mounting member on which the work head is mounted, the second side of the mounting member extending vertically, and
wherein the support pin gripping device includes:
first and second gripping members, each of the first and second gripping members including a protrusion section formed on an end thereof, the protrusion sections facing each other, and
a holding body that holds the first and second gripping members such that the protrusion sections of the first and second gripping members are moved closer to each other or further apart from each other.

US Pat. No. 10,117,335

POWER MODULE

Mitsubishi Electric Corpo...

1. A power module, comprising:a power semiconductor device; and
a chip component arranged on a first circuit pattern and a second circuit pattern that are electrically connected to said power semiconductor device, and arranged so as to bridge said first circuit pattern and said second circuit pattern, wherein:
said chip component is arranged so that a first electrode and a second electrode are respectively positioned on said first circuit pattern and said second circuit pattern, and said first electrode and said second electrode and said first circuit pattern and said second circuit pattern are respectively joined with solder layers;
between a lower surface of said chip component and said first circuit pattern and between the lower surface of said chip component and said second circuit pattern, two spacers are provided in parallel with each other respectively at positions close to said first electrode and said second electrode; and
said solder layers do not exist on an inner side of said two spacers in parallel with each other.

US Pat. No. 10,117,328

FLEXIBLE CIRCUIT BOARD AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME

Avary Holding (Shenzhen) ...

1. A flexible circuit board comprising:a first conductive substrate comprising a first insulating layer, a first signal line, a second signal line, and a plurality of first conductive posts; the first insulating layer comprising a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface; and the first signal line forming on the first surface, the second signal line forming on the second surface, and the first conductive posts extends through the first signal line and the first insulating layer, the first signal line being electrically connected with the second signal line via the first conductive posts;
an outer layer being formed on the first signal line; the outer layer comprising a first pad and a second pad;
a second conductive post being electrically connected the first pad and the first signal line; and
a third conductive post being electrically connected the second pad and the second signal line.

US Pat. No. 10,111,690

ARTHRODESIS IMPLANT AND BUTTRESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD

Orthopro LLC, Salt Lake ...

1. A method of arthrodesis, the method comprising:providing an anchor, comprising a monolithic, homogeneously formed structure, comprising
a first end comprising a first prong and a second prong extending longitudinally along a first longitudinal axis, the first prong containing first barbs facing outward in a first radial direction, the second prong containing second barbs facing outward in a second radial direction opposite the first radial direction such that a first plane bisects the first prong and the second prong and the first barbs and the second barbs along the first longitudinal axis, the first prong and the second prong separated by a first open slot, the first open slot having a first mid-plane equally spaced between the first prong and the second prong, the first mid-plane orthogonal to the first plane;
a second end comprising a third prong and a fourth prong extending longitudinally along a second longitudinal axis, the third prong provided with third barbs extending outward therefrom in a third radial direction, the fourth prong containing fourth barbs extending in a fourth radial direction opposite the third radial direction, such that a second plane bisects the third prong and the fourth prong and the third barbs and the fourth barbs along the second longitudinal axis, the third prong and the fourth prong separated by a second open slot, the second open slot having a second mid-plane equally spaced between the third prong and the fourth prong, the second mid-plane orthogonal to the second plane, the second mid-plane rotated 90 degrees about the second longitudinal axis with respect to the first mid-plane, and
a neck, extending longitudinally between the first and second ends, the neck having an engagement region;
accessing a head of a proximal phalangeal joint of a subject;
accessing a base of an intermediate phalangeal joint of the subject;
forming a first interface surface by resecting the head;
forming a second interface surface by resecting the base;
drilling a first pilot in the head through the first interface surface;
drilling a second pilot in the base through the second interface surface;
inserting the first end into one of the first and second pilots;
fitting a buttressing tool to the engagement region, the buttressing tool having a handle portion, an anchor receiving portion, and a corner joining the handle portion and the anchor receiving portion such that the anchor receiving portion is disposed at an oblique angle with respect to the handle portion, wherein the anchor receiving portion of the buttressing tool has a thickness, the thickness being less than a pitch between adjacent first barbs along the first prong; and
placing the first and second interface surfaces in contact by urging the second end into the other of the first and second pilots, wherein the buttressing tool resists insertion of the first end farther into the one of the first and second pilots during the urging of the second end into the other of the first and second pilots.

US Pat. No. 10,117,369

COMPONENT TRANSFER DEVICE OF COMPONENT MOUNTER

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A component transfer device of a component mounter comprising:a single nozzle head that has one suction nozzle which picks up a component from a supply position by making an internal pressure of the suction nozzle negative and mounts the component on a board held at a fixed position by raising the internal pressure of the suction nozzle;
a multiple nozzle head that has multiple suction nozzles;
a head holding section that exchangeably holds the single nozzle head and the multiple nozzle head, the head holding section including a supply passage that is connected to the suction nozzle of the single nozzle head and supplies a negative pressure or a positive pressure to the suction nozzle of the single nozzle head, a negative pressure supply passage being connected to the supply passage, and a positive pressure supply passage being connected to the supply passage;
a pickup/mounting driving section provided on the head holding section that connects with the suction nozzle of the held single nozzle head and a selected suction nozzle of the held multiple nozzle head, and raises/lowers the internal pressure of the suction nozzle; and
a head driving section that drives the head holding section and the held single nozzle head or the held multiple nozzle head between the supply position and the board held at a fixed position;
wherein the pickup/mounting driving device, when making the suction nozzle of the held single nozzle head perform mounting of the component, connects the positive pressure supply passage to a positive pressure source, cuts off the negative pressure supply passage from a negative pressure source, and connects the negative pressure supply passage to the atmosphere.

US Pat. No. 10,117,365

SHIELDED ENCLOSURE HAVING TORTUOUS PATH SEAL

MEPS Real-Time, Inc., Ca...

1. A medical article storage container having an internal storage space, the storage container being shielded from leaking radio-frequency (“RF”) energy out of and into the storage space, the container formed with a plurality of interconnected walls, the container comprising:a first wall located at a side of the storage space, the first wall comprising a substrate formed of an electrically non-conductive material, the first wall having a joining edge configured to physically mate with another wall to form a joint seam between the two walls, the joining edge having a width, the first wall also comprising an electrically conductive component that is configured to be coextensive with the first wall substrate and extend to the joining edge of the first wall substrate at which location the electrically conductive component is exposed to electrically connect with an electrically conductive component of another wall at the joint seam, the first wall also comprising a portion of a channel extending outwardly at the joining edge, the channel portion being as wide as the joining edge and having a shape including a bend and configured to physically mate with a complementary portion of a channel of another wall that is joined with the first wall at the joint seam; and
a second wall located at a side of the storage space, the second wall comprising a substrate that is formed of an electrically non-conductive material, the second wall having a joining edge that is physically mated with the joining edge of the first wall to form a joint seam between the two walls, the joining edge having a width, the second wall also comprising an electrically conductive component that is configured to be coextensive with the second wall substrate and extend to the joining edge of the second wall substrate at which location the electrically conductive component is exposed, the electrically conductive component of the second wall being electrically connected to the electrically conductive component of the first wall at the joint seam, the second wall also comprising a portion of a channel extending outwardly at the joining edge of the second wall, the channel portion of the second wall being as wide as the joining edge of the second wall and having a complementary shape to the shape of the portion of the channel of the first wall including the bend, the second wall channel portion being physically mated with the channel portion of the first wall to form an electrical channel with a bend thereby providing a tortuous path seal at the joint seam to attenuate RF energy leaking out of and into the storage space;
wherein the first and second walls have selectable sizes relative to each other wherein the first wall is used in a first storage container of a first size and the second wall is used in a second storage container of a second size that is different from the first storage container, wherein the first and second storage containers are modular containers that are connected together at joint seams of the first walls of the first storage container being connected to the second walls of the second storage container, whereby the electrical connections of the first and second walls form a part of a Faraday cage around the storage space and the tortuous path seal provides further shielding from RF leakage.

US Pat. No. 10,117,318

HIGH TEMPERATURE ELECTROLYSIS GLOW DISCHARGE DEVICE

Foret Plasma Labs, LLC, ...

1. A glow discharge cell comprising:an electrically conductive cylindrical vessel having a first end and a second end, and a plurality of holes or slots in an exterior wall;
a hollow electrode aligned with a longitudinal axis of the cylindrical vessel and extending at least from the first end to an interior of the cylindrical vessel, wherein the hollow electrode has an inlet and an outlet;
a first insulator that seals the first end of the cylindrical vessel around an outlet aligned with the longitudinal axis of the cylindrical vessel;
a cylindrical screen disposed within the cylindrical vessel that connects the hollow electrode to the outlet in the first insulator;
a second insulator that seals the second end of the cylindrical vessel around the hollow electrode and maintains the substantially equidistant gap between the cylindrical vessel and the hollow electrode;
a non-conductive granular material disposed within the substantially equidistant gap, wherein (a) the non-conductive granular material allows an electrically conductive fluid to flow between the cylindrical vessel and the hollow electrode, and (b) the combination of the non-conductive granular material and the conductive fluid prevents electrical arcing between the cylindrical vessel and the hollow electrode during an electric glow discharge; and
wherein: (1) the electric glow discharge is created whenever (a) the glow discharge cell is connected to a DC electrical power supply such that the cylindrical vessel is an anode and the hollow electrode is a cathode, and (b) the electrically conductive fluid is introduced into the gap, and (2) the cathode heats up during the electric glow discharge.

US Pat. No. 10,115,233

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR MAPPING VIRTUAL OBJECTS IN AN AUGMENTED OR VIRTUAL REALITY SYSTEM

Magic Leap, Inc., Planta...

1. A method of displaying virtual or augmented reality, comprising:capturing a first set of data at one or more first sensors in a first virtual or augmented reality display system corresponding to a first location;
capturing a second set of data at one or more second sensors in a second virtual or augmented reality display system corresponding to a second location;
receiving the first set of data and the second set of data from the first and second virtual or augmented reality display systems via one or more computer networks;
providing, by at least one processor, one or more timing or quality targets to at least a mapping module for allocating computational resources;
constructing or updating, by the at least one processor of a computing system, a map of a real world at least by stitching, into the map of the real world, a smaller world model including a first node representing the first location and a second node representing the second location in the map with an edge that is emphasized with a first emphasis and is associated with a connectivity strength that represents an extent of sharing between the first node and the second node;
determining, at the computing system, the first virtual or augmented reality system, or the second virtual or augmented reality system, one or more map points for the smaller world model at least by viewing one or more existing features with one or more new, virtual keyframes that are positioned in relation to the first location and the second location;
identifying a map point from the map, a maximum residual stress value for the map, and a bundle adjust process;
determining whether a stress value associated with the map point exceeds the maximum residual stress value;
adjusting the stress value associated with the map point by applying the bundle adjust process to the map point; and
identifying a topological map that corresponds to the map.

US Pat. No. 10,114,715

PROVIDING DATA INTEGRITY IN A NON-RELIABLE STORAGE BEHAVIOR

NetApp Inc., Sunnyvale, ...

1. A method comprising:initiating a switchover sequence between a node of a first cluster and a node of a second cluster based upon a failure of the first cluster, the first cluster and the second cluster respectively comprising nodes coupled to a shared storage fabric that comprises an aggregate of storage devices, the switchover sequence comprising a replay of logged information to storage devices of the aggregate for data consistency of the aggregate;
detecting an interruption during the switchover sequence that restricts completion of the switchover sequence; and
performing an early switchback based upon the interruption, wherein progress of the switchover sequence is used to determine a non-volatile random access memory (NVRAM) replay source for replaying logged information.

US Pat. No. 10,117,355

HEAT DISSIPATION FOIL AND METHODS OF HEAT DISSIPATION

Chemnova Technologies, In...

1. A heat dissipation foil, comprising:a flexible substrate, having a working surface and an adhesive surface, opposite the working surface,
a molecular fan film, on the working surface of the flexible substrate, and
an adhesive, on the adhesive surface of the flexible substrate,
wherein the molecular fan film is prepared by curing or drying a fluid including an emulsion that hardens upon curing and a surfactant,
the molecular fan film is electrically insulating, and
the molecular fan film comprises highly encapsulated monolayer graphene.

US Pat. No. 10,117,344

MOUNTING SYSTEMS FOR MEDIA PLAYERS

Innovelis, Inc., Sammami...

1. A shelf system configured to couple an electronic device to a wall, the shelf system comprising:a base having a backside configured to face inward towards the wall and a frontside configured to face outward away from the wall;
a shelf coupled to the base, wherein the shelf protrudes outward from the base such that the shelf is configured to be oriented within 15 degrees of perpendicular to the wall;
a first sidewall coupled to a left half of the base and a second sidewall coupled to a right half of the base; and
a level coupled to the base, wherein the level is configured to indicate a horizontal condition of the shelf, wherein the level comprises a left end portion and a right end portion that are secured within a housing, the housing comprises a hole located between the left end portion and the right end portion of the level such that a middle portion of the level is visible through the hole, the housing comprises a channel that faces inward and wraps around the level, and the shelf system further comprises a ring located at least partially inside the channel such that the level is secured between the housing and the ring.

US Pat. No. 10,117,315

NETWORK OF MOTION SENSOR LIGHTS WITH SYNCHRONIZED OPERATION

A9.com, Inc., Palo Alto,...

1. A wireless lighting module comprising:at least one light emitting diode (LED) configured to output light in a first illumination state and a second illumination state different from the first illumination state;
a wireless transceiver;
a timing component;
an interface component configured to receive a lighting coordination input signal from a first disparate wireless lighting module and an environmental signal from an environmental sensor while the at least one LED is in the first illumination state, wherein the lighting coordination input signal received from the first disparate wireless lighting module is configured for use in controlling illumination of the wireless lighting module, and the environmental signal is indicative of a detected proximity of an object or a detected motion;
a battery configured to supply power to the at least one LED; and
a controller configured to:
change an illumination state of the at least one LED of the wireless lighting module from the first illumination state to the second illumination state and initiate timing by the timing component in response to a received environmental signal indicating a detected proximity of an object or a detected motion;
cause generation of a first illumination state control signal in response to the received environmental signal indicating a detected proximity of an object or a detected motion and cause transmission of the first illumination state control signal, via the wireless transceiver, to one or more disparate wireless lighting modules to change an illumination state of an LED of the one or more disparate wireless lighting modules from their first illumination state to their second illumination state;
change the illumination state of the at least one LED of the wireless lighting module from the second illumination state to the first illumination state after the timing component indicates that a predetermined time period has elapsed and during which no additional environmental signal is received indicating a detected proximity of an object or a detected motion;
wherein the first illumination state of the at least one LED is determined based on a combination of the second illumination state, the lighting coordination input signal, the environmental signal from the environmental sensor, and a setting for the timing component;
wherein the change of the illumination state of the at least one LED of the wireless lighting module from the second illumination state to the first illumination state is in accordance to a timing protocol corresponding to the setting for the timing component; and
wherein the timing protocol delays the change of the illumination state;
change the illumination state of the at least one LED of the wireless lighting module from the first illumination state to the second illumination state and initiate timing by the timing component in response to a received first lighting coordination input signal from the first disparate wireless lighting module;
change the illumination state of the at least one LED of the wireless lighting module from the second illumination state to the first illumination state after the timing component indicates that an elapsed amount of time has passed subsequent to the received first lighting coordination input signal from the first disparate wireless lighting module and during which no additional lighting coordination input signals are received;
wherein the first disparate wireless lighting module is included within the one or more disparate wireless lighting modules; and
wherein in the first illumination state, the at least one LED is powered off, and in the second illumination state, the at least one LED is powered on.

US Pat. No. 10,117,248

DYNAMIC FREQUENCY ALLOCATION TO MITIGATE TROPOSPHERIC DUCTING

Sprint Communications Com...

18. A system for mitigating interference caused by tropospheric ducting, the system comprising:a first base station with one or more first base station antennas;
a second base station with one or more second base station antennas, wherein the second base station is located at a pre-determined distance from the first base station; and
a server having one or more processors and one or more non-transitory computer storage media configured to:
receive one or more values of atmospheric conditions for at least a region located between the first base station and the second base station;
determine an interference probability based on the one or more values of atmospheric conditions;
determine an interference level for one or more signals transmitted from the first base station;
based on the interference probability and the interference level, determine whether to utilize a ducting mitigation mode, wherein the ducting mitigation mode comprises a state where at least a portion of the one or more first base station antennas are operating at one or more first base station frequencies and at least a portion of the one or more second base station antennas are operating at one or more second base station frequencies, wherein the one or more first base station frequencies and the one or more second base station frequencies are different;
upon determining to utilize the ducting mitigation mode, instruct the first base station to perform one or more adjustments for the portion of the one or more first base station antennas in accordance with the ducting mitigation mode; and
instruct the first base station to perform one or more readjustments to the portion of the one or more first base station antennas, wherein the one or more readjustments undo the one or more adjustments performed according to the ducting mitigation mode.

US Pat. No. 10,117,240

TRANSMISSION OF PRIORITIZED MESSAGES

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M E...

1. A method in a communications network comprising a plurality of communication devices using shared communication resources, comprising:identifying, by a first device among the plurality of communication devices, a time interval among the shared communication resources that is allocated to a second device among the plurality of communication devices;
identifying, by the first device, a guard period of the time interval; and
transmitting, by the first device, information within the guard period;
wherein the plurality of communication devices are user equipment devices.

US Pat. No. 10,111,754

ACETABULAR SHELL AND LINER SYSTEM

DEPUY IRELAND UNLIMITED C...

1. A trial liner system for use in hip arthroplasty including:a first trial liner having a generally convex outer surface and a generally concave inner surface, the generally concave inner surface having a first locking mechanism; and
a second trial liner having a generally convex outer surface and a generally concave inner surface, the generally convex outer surface having a second locking mechanism adapted to lock with the first locking mechanism of the first trial liner when the second trial liner is inserted into the first trial liner, wherein one of the first and second locking mechanisms are recesses and the other of the first and second locking mechanisms are protrusions sized and shaped to lock into the recesses and the recess of the first locking mechanism being transverse to the recess of the second locking mechanism such that when the protrusions are locked into the corresponding recesses, the second trial liner cannot move relative to the first trial liner.

US Pat. No. 10,115,232

USING A MAP OF THE WORLD FOR AUGMENTED OR VIRTUAL REALITY SYSTEMS

MAGIC LEAP, INC., Planta...

1. An augmented reality system, comprising:a first individual augmented reality display system corresponding to a first location, wherein the first individual augmented reality display system is configured for capturing a first set of geometric map points pertaining to the first location;
a second individual augmented reality display system corresponding to a second location, wherein the second individual augmented reality display system is configured for capturing a second set of geometric map points pertaining to the second location;
a third individual augmented reality display system configured for capturing data pertaining to a particular location of a user; and
a server comprising a processor configured for receiving the first set of geometric map points from the first individual augmented reality display system and the second set of geometric map points from the second individual augmented reality display system, and constructing at least a portion of a passable geometric map of the real world comprising the first and second locations using a topological graph to spatially stitch the first and second sets of geometric map points together into a single larger coherent passable geometric map, wherein the processor is further configured for storing the single larger coherent passable geometric map in a database, for localizing the user within the single larger coherent map of the real world by comparing the captured data to the topological map, and retrieving a third set of the geometric points from the database pertaining to a plurality of real objects at the particular location of the user;
wherein the third individual augmented reality display system is configured for displaying virtual content to the user in relation to the plurality of real objects.

US Pat. No. 10,114,998

SECURITY FEATURE

HP Indigo B.V., Amstelve...

1. A method of generating a security feature, the method comprising:obtaining an n-bit code of data to encode;
generating an arrangement of dots;
designating a first portion of the dots as reference dots and a second portion of the dots as encoding dots, wherein the reference dots are unmovable and the encoding dots are movable; and
moving one of the encoding dots by a predetermined amount in a predetermined direction to encode the n-bit code of data.

US Pat. No. 10,117,018

SPEAKER MODULE

GOERTEK INC., Weifang (C...

1. A speaker module, comprising an active sound source, a passive sound source, and a protective frame for accommodating and fixing the active sound source and the passive sound source, wherein the active sound source comprises a vibration system and a magnetic circuit system, the vibration system comprises a vibrating diaphragm and a voice coil, and the magnetic circuit system is formed with a magnetic gap for accommodating the voice coil; a front acoustic cavity is formed between an upper side of the vibrating diaphragm and the protective frame, and a rear acoustic cavity is formed between a side of the vibrating diaphragm closer to the magnetic circuit system and the protective frame, wherein:the active sound source has a structure emitting sound at a lateral side, and a sound hole for the active sound source is provided at a lateral side of the protective frame, and the sound hole for the active sound source is in communication with the front acoustic cavity;
the passive sound source is provided in the rear acoustic cavity and comprises two passive radiators opposite to each other, and the two passive radiators are arranged in parallel, so that a cavity inside the rear acoustic cavity is formed between the two passive radiators, a first gap is formed between one of the two passive radiators and the protective frame, and a second gap is formed between another one of the two passive radiators and the protective frame, wherein the cavity is in communication with the outside through sound holes for the passive sound source; and
a sound wave at the side of the vibrating diaphragm closer to the magnetic circuit system is divided into two parts by the passive sound source, and the two parts are transmitted into the first gap and the second gap, respectively, so that a sound wave in the cavity is pressed and radiated to outside through sound holes for the passive sound source.

US Pat. No. 10,112,253

RESISTANCE WELDING DEVICE COMPRISING A POWER SOURCE ARRANGED ON A WELDING GUN

FRONIUS INTERNATIONAL GMB...

1. A resistance welding device comprising:a cube or ashlar-shaped power source in order to provide a welding current for welding workpieces,
a welding gun with a first gun arm and a second gun arm, each of the first gun arm and the second gun arm comprising a respective electrode in order to impress the welding current into the workpieces,
wherein the power source comprises a heavy-current transformer with at least one primary winding and at least one secondary winding with center tapping, a synchronous rectifier connected with the at least one secondary winding of the heavy-current transformer and comprising circuit elements, and an actuation circuit for actuating the circuit elements of the synchronous rectifier,
wherein the power source is arranged at the welding gun and the power source comprises a first contact, a second contact, a third contact and a fourth contact forming a multi-point contacting at an output of the synchronous rectifier, whereby the welding current is at least halved and thus the transition losses are reduced,
wherein the first contact and the second contact are of one polarity and are connected to the first gun arm and the third contact and the fourth contact are of opposite polarity and are connected to the second gun arm,
wherein the first contact and the second contact of the one polarity and the third contact and the fourth contact of opposite polarity are each arranged opposite each other,
wherein the third contact and the fourth contact are arranged offset to each other by 90° compared to the first contact and the second contact, such that the first contact, the second contact, the third contact and the fourth contact form the cube or ashlar-shaped power source,
wherein the first gun arm is fastened without lines to the first contact and the second contact,
wherein the heavy-current transformer comprises an I-beam of electrically conductive material, the I-beam having a plurality of outer surfaces and a plurality of recesses in which recesses at least one respective ring core is arranged,
wherein one respective connection of the at least one secondary winding is directly contacted with one inner surface of the I-beam,
wherein the outer surfaces of the I-beam form the first contact and the second contact of the power source, and
wherein the center tapping of the at least one secondary winding of the heavy-current transformer is connected with the I-beam without lines.

US Pat. No. 10,117,351

CABLE MANAGEMENT ARM

Martas Precision Slide Co...

1. A cable management arm, comprising:a support arm, having a connecting portion disposed at both ends of the support arm separately, and at least one chute extended in a direction along the support arm; and
at least one cable management box, having a retaining portion disposed on a side of the cable management box, and movably installed in the chute, and the cable management box including a main body and a cover, and the main body having a cross-section substantially being a U-shaped structure, and a first pivoting portion and a latching portion disposed at two end portions of an opening of the main body respectively, and the cover having a second pivoting portion configured to be corresponsive to the first pivoting portion for pivotally coupling the cover to the main body to cover the opening of the main body, and a locking means for adjusting the position of the cable management box with respect to the support arm all the time,
wherein the locking means has at least one protrusion disposed at the external periphery of the second pivoting portion and corresponsive to the support arm, and a locking effect is achieved after the protrusion and the support arm interfere with each other,
wherein the protrusion is disposed at a position when the cover is closed to 0 degree, and the locking effect is achieved after the cover is closed.

US Pat. No. 10,117,321

DEVICE INCLUDING A PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND A METAL WORKPIECE

Infineon Technologies Aus...

1. A device, comprising:a first semiconductor package, comprising a semiconductor chip, an encapsulation material at least partly covering the semiconductor chip, and a contact element electrically coupled to the semiconductor chip and protruding out of the encapsulation material;
a printed circuit board, wherein the first semiconductor package is mounted on the printed circuit board and the contact element of the first semiconductor package is electrically coupled to the printed circuit board; and
a first metal workpiece mounted on the printed circuit board and adjacent to the first semiconductor package, wherein the first metal workpiece is electrically coupled to the contact element of the first semiconductor package and configured to provide a direct electrical connection between the contact element of the first semiconductor package and a second contact element of a second semiconductor package that is mounted on the printed circuit board, wherein the first semiconductor package is arranged over a first location on the printed circuit board and the second semiconductor package is arranged over a second location on the printed circuit board that is different than the first location.

US Pat. No. 10,117,317

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR GENERATING EXTREME ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT

Gigaphoton Inc., Tochigi...

1. An extreme ultraviolet light generation system configured to irradiate a target with a first pulse laser beam and a second pulse laser beam to turn the target into plasma thereby generating extreme ultraviolet light, comprising:a chamber having at least one aperture configured to introduce the first pulse laser beam and the second pulse laser beam;
a target supply unit configured to supply the target to a predetermined region in the chamber;
a first laser apparatus configured to output the first pulse laser beam with which the target in the chamber is irradiated so as to make the target be diffused in a dome shape; and
a second laser apparatus configured to output the second pulse laser beam with which the target which has been irradiated with the first pulse laser beam is further irradiated.

US Pat. No. 10,117,125

SSID TO QCI MAPPING

Parallel Wireless, Inc., ...

1. A base station, comprising:a processor;
a Wi-Fi portion coupled to the processor; and
a Long Term Evolution (LTE) portion coupled to the processor, the processor configured to perform steps comprising:
broadcasting at least one Wi-Fi network identifier for a Wi-Fi network from the Wi-Fi portion;
mapping a Wi-Fi network identifier for a received data packet to a quality value in a datagram header;
assigning, subsequently and using the quality value in the datagram header, an appropriate data bearer for the datagram, the data bearer having a quality of service class identifier (QCI) for the type of traffic expected to be sent over a particular Wi-Fi network associated with the Wi-Fi network identifier;
establishing a first evolved packet system (EPS) bearer and a second EPS bearer, the first EPS bearer having a higher priority QCI than the second EPS bearer; and
forwarding higher-priority datagrams over the first EPS bearer and forwarding lower-priority datagrams over the second EPS bearer, over a tunnel to a Long Term Evolution (LTE) core network via the LTE portion, based on a corresponding Wi-Fi network identifier for each datagram as received,
thereby assigning a quality of service for the datagram in the LTE core network corresponding to the expected type of traffic in the Wi-Fi network.

US Pat. No. 10,114,374

EMERGENCY HANDLING SYSTEM FOR AN AUTONOMOUS DRIVING VEHICLE (ADV)

Baidu USA LLC, Sunnyvale...

1. A computer-implemented method, comprising:providing autonomous driving control for a vehicle using a primary decision system, wherein the primary decision system uses a first set of driving rules to provide the autonomous driving control;
providing an emergency decision system operating standby as a backup system to the primary decision system, wherein the emergency decision system uses a second set of driving rules to control the vehicle, wherein the second set of driving rules is different than the first set of driving rules;
recognizing an occurrence of an emergency handling event associated with the vehicle; and
in response to recognizing the occurrence of the emergency handling event, switching from the primary decision system to the emergency decision system to continue providing the autonomous driving control for the vehicle, without using the primary decision system, wherein the emergency decision system prioritizes a second set of driving rules over the first set of driving rules to provide the autonomous driving control.

US Pat. No. 10,112,807

SUPPORTING LEG AND SUPPORTING CONSTRUCTION FOR A WORKING MACHINE

Putzmeister Engineering G...

1. A supporting leg for a working machine having a mast,with a hollow body which is composed of two web plates, which are arranged at a distance from each other, and two flange plates, which connect the web plates to each other, are arranged at a distance from each other, and are connected to the web plates via weld seams, and
with a supporting foot protruding downward from the hollow body,
wherein the web plates in each case have two substantially vertically arranged wide sides and two substantially horizontally arranged narrow sides connecting the wide sides to each other,
wherein the flange plates in each case have two substantially horizontally arranged wide sides and two substantially vertically arranged narrow sides connecting the wide sides to each other,
wherein the flange plates each bear with the narrow sides against mutually facing wide sides of the web plates,
wherein the narrow sides of the web plates are exposed and form lower and upper bearing surfaces of the hollow body, and
wherein an upper flange plate of the two flange plates is connected to the web plates at a distance from upwardly directed narrow sides of the narrow sides of the web plates and/or a lower flange plate of the two flange plates is connected to the web plates at a distance from downwardly directed narrow sides of the narrow sides of the web plates.

US Pat. No. 10,117,363

MANAGEMENT OF SERVER DEVICE, SERVER CONTROL METHOD, AND PROGRAM BY TEMPERATURE

NEC Corporation, Tokyo (...

1. A server device having a plurality of server modules and a plurality of cooling fans in a chassis, the server device comprising:a management unit configured to control the server modules; and
a temperature measurement part configured to perform measurement of temperatures of the server modules,
wherein the management unit is configured to decide a server module to run based on a result of the measurement by the temperature measurement part,
wherein the management unit is configured to decide that the server module to run is a server module that has a result of the measurement by the temperature measurement part that is not more than a predetermined first threshold, and
wherein the management unit is configured to decide that the server module to run is a server module that has a result of the measurement by the temperature measurement part that is more than a second threshold, the second threshold being a smaller value than the first threshold.

US Pat. No. 10,115,910

ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENT MATERIAL, ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENT DEVICE AND QUANTUM DOT ELECTROLUMINESCENT UNIT

HANNSTAR DISPLAY (NANJING...

1. An organic electroluminescent material, comprising a structure of the following Formula (1),
wherein one of R2, R4 or R6, or two of R2, R4, R6, R9, or R13 are independent triazole derivatives, and the triazole derivatives have the structure of the following Formula (2),

the other substituents of R1 to R23 are independently selected from the group consisting of a hydrogen atom, a fluorine atom, a cyano group, an alkyl group, a cycloalkyl group, an alkoxy group, a thioalkyl group, a silyl group, and an alkenyl group.

US Pat. No. 10,115,584

COMPOSITION AND METHOD FOR FORMING A DIELECTRIC LAYER

Ramot at Tel-Aviv Univers...

1. A method of forming a porous layer, comprising:disassembling peptide supramolecular structures into discrete peptide nanospheres;
coating a substrate with a composition comprising a sol-gel precursor and a mixture of said discrete nanospheres in a medium that at least partially prevents assembly of said nanosphreres into supramolecular or colloidal structures, wherein a variance in a size of said nanosphreres is less than 2 nm2;
drying said composition; and
treating said dried composition so as to decompose said nanospheres, thereby forming voids in said dried composition.

US Pat. No. 10,115,033

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CREATING NAVIGABLE VIEWS

Kodak Alaris Inc., Roche...

1. A method for creating navigable views using a plurality of ordered images, comprising:receiving a plurality of digital images each including depictions of faces and at least one stationary background object distinct from the depictions of faces;
using a processor to compute a set of feature points for each of the plurality of digital images;
selecting one of the plurality of digital images as a reference image;
identifying a salient region of interest in the reference image;
using the processor to identify a set of digital images in the plurality of digital images each including a region of interest the same as the salient region of interest in the reference image using the set of feature points computed for the plurality of digital images;
designating a reference location for the salient region of interest in the reference image or in one of the set of the plurality of digital images;
using the processor to align the reference image and each of the set of the plurality of digital images with respect to the designated reference location;
ordering the reference image and each of the set of the plurality of digital images based at least in part on a time of capture of the plurality of digital images; and
generating a navigable view comprising displaying the reference image and performing a slideshow transition from the reference image to one of the set of the plurality of digital images,
wherein the salient region of interest comprises the at least one stationary background object in the reference image.

US Pat. No. 10,117,342

DISPLAY APPARATUS INCLUDING A HOUSING HAVING A PILLAR SHAPE, A PLURALITY OF ATTACHED MONITORS, AND A CENTRAL DRIVING UNIT

SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD....

1. A display apparatus comprising:a housing having a pillar shape;
a plurality of monitors, each of which includes a front surface and a back surface through which an image is displayed and side surfaces connecting the front surface and the back surface; and
a driving unit received in the housing, the driving unit providing driving signals to the plurality of monitors,
wherein one side surface of the side surfaces of each of the plurality of monitors is coupled to the housing, and
wherein a thickness of each of the plurality of monitors decreases as a distance from the housing increases.

US Pat. No. 10,117,311

AUTOMATIC POWER CONTROLLER FOR A PLURALITY OF LIGHTING ARRAYS

Phoseon Technology, Inc.,...

1. A system for operating one or more light emitting devices, comprising:a lighting array comprising at least one light emitting device;
at least two negative temperature coefficient devices in thermal communication with the lighting array; and
an operational amplifier including a negative feedback loop, the at least two negative temperature coefficient devices electrically coupled in parallel to each other and coupled to the negative feedback loop, only two fixed value resistors coupled to the negative feedback loop, and where a first of the only two fixed value resistors is in direct electrical communication with an inverting input of the operational amplifier and an output of the operational amplifier, and where a second of the only two fixed value resistors is in direct electrical communication with the first of the only two fixed value resistors, the inverting input of the operational amplifier, and the at least two negative temperature coefficient devices.

US Pat. No. 10,117,309

INTERNET PROTOCOL SECURITY CAMERA WITH BEHAVIOR DETECTION

KUNA SYSTEMS CORPORATION,...

1. An apparatus comprising:a shade;
an attachment device comprising a hollow channel; and
a base comprising a circuit and a camera sensor, said circuit configured to provide (i) an electrical connection to said camera sensor and (ii) a connection between a power source and an external device, wherein (A) video data captured by said camera sensor is sent via wireless communication, (B) said camera sensor is positioned in said base below said shade, (C) said attachment device is configured to connect said base to said shade, (D) said hollow channel is configured to provide a space to feed wires through said base to said external device, (E) said apparatus is configured to send said video data captured by said camera sensor to a computing device, (F) said computing device is configured to (i) process said video data to determine a behavior of a visitor, (ii) categorize said behavior of said visitor and (iii) generate control signals for said external device based on said categorization of said behavior and (F) said behavior is determined based on a motion of said visitor.

US Pat. No. 10,117,210

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING CONGESTION OF MACHINE-TYPE COMMUNICATION IN A RADIO ACCESS NETWORK

FUJITSU LIMITED, Kawasak...

1. A base station comprising:a memory configured to store an attach request for registering a radio device in a radio access network, the attach request being received from the radio device; and
a processor configured to:
form a wireless communication area in the radio access network,
receive a random access preamble from another radio device located in the wireless communication area,
in response to a detection of the random access preamble, initiate a random access procedure,
upon reception of a radio resource control (RRC) connection request from the radio device, initiate an RRC connection process, and
upon reception of the attach request from the radio device, transfer the attach request to a higher-level network node, wherein
when the radio device is a first machine-type communication (MTC) device configured to provide an MTC service, the processor is configured to, upon reception of the attach request from the MTC device, transfer the received attach request to the higher-level network node while storing the received attach request in the memory, and the random access procedure includes:
when the another radio device is a second MTC device and upon reception of the random access preamble from the second MTC device providing a same MTC service as the first MTC device that previously transmitted the attach request to the base station, transmitting the attach request stored in the memory to the higher-level network node on behalf of the second MTC device without waiting for reception of a second attach request from the second radio device.

US Pat. No. 10,115,414

DJ CONTROL DISC CONFIGURATION OPTIMIZED FOR DJ PERFORMANCE

inMusic Brands, Inc., Cu...

1. A DJ control disc, comprising:an axis of rotation, a top surface, an outer peripheral edge about a circumference of the disc;
the peripheral edge defining a groove that extends about the entirety of the circumference of the disc; and
the peripheral edge further includes an upper portion extending axially downward from the top surface and the groove extending axially downward from the upper portion;
wherein the upper portion linearly slopes downward and radially outward from the top surface defining a bevel,
wherein the groove includes a cross section that extends through a plane which is perpendicular to the top surface and parallel to the axis of rotation, the cross section having a concave curved arc shape, and
whereby the groove being configured and arranged for removable receipt a finger of an operator, when the disc is rotated about its axis of rotation, so that the operator can manually control rotation of the disc about the axis of rotation.

US Pat. No. 10,115,051

HUMIDITY SENSOR, WIRELESS DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME, AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME

Thin Film Electronics ASA...

1. A tag or smart label, comprising:a) a substrate or backplane with a battery or antenna thereon, said battery or antenna providing power to other components of said tag or smart label;
b) a humidity sensor directly or indirectly on said substrate or backplane, said humidity sensor comprising (i) first and second electrodes that are a predetermined distance apart, (ii) a humidity-sensitive material having one or more electrical, mechanical or chemical properties that vary as a function of said humidity level or value in an environment of said tag or smart label, and (iii) a water- and/or humidity-permeable membrane covering said humidity-sensitive material; and
c) an integrated circuit directly or indirectly on said substrate or backplane and in electrical communication with said humidity sensor and said antenna or battery, said integrated circuit configured to (i) process a first signal from said humidity sensor including data and/or information corresponding to an analog value of said humidity level or value in said environment, and (ii) provide or generate a second, digital signal that represents said analog value of said humidity level or value in said environment.

US Pat. No. 10,114,457

INTERACTION METHOD BETWEEN PIECES OF EQUIPMENT AND NEAR-TO-EYE EQUIPMENT

BEIJING ZHIGU RUI TUO TEC...

1. A method, comprising:obtaining, by a near-to-eye equipment comprising a processor, second motion information of an eye of a user associated with a user identity, wherein the second motion information corresponds to a motion of an object gazed at by the eye, and wherein the near-to-eye equipment is worn proximate to the eye of the user;
obtaining, by the near-to-eye equipment, first motion information of a user equipment corresponding to motion of the user equipment; and
executing, by the near-to-eye equipment, an interaction operation with the user equipment in response to determining that the user equipment is the object gazed at by the eye based on the first motion information being determined to match the second motion information.

US Pat. No. 10,113,726

RADIALLY ADJUSTABLE LANDSCAPE LIGHT FIXTURE MOUNT

Hunter Industries, Inc., ...

1. A radially adjustable landscape light fixture mount, comprising:a mounting plate comprising a plurality of teeth on an outer surface of the mounting plate and a female threaded portion configured to receive a male threaded portion of a light fixture; and
a mounting stake for positioning a light fixture in a landscape comprising;
a top portion having a recess configured for receiving the mounting plate, the mounting plate being separate and removable from the mounting stake;
a tab located on an inner portion of the recess, the tab engaging with the teeth of the mounting plate when the mounting plate is positioned within the recess, the tab configured to allow for incremental adjustment of a radial position of the mounting plate; and
a locking lever hingedly coupled to the top portion and having an open position and a closed position, the locking lever comprising;
a locking portion, wherein the locking portion engages with one or more teeth of the plurality of teeth to fix a radial position of the mounting plate when the mounting plate is positioned within the recess and the locking lever is in the closed position; and
a locking tab configured to selectively fix and un-fix the locking lever in the closed position;
wherein the light fixture mount is further configured such that inserting the mounting plate into the recess establishes a longitudinal and latitudinal position of the mounting plate relative to the mounting stake, the mounting plate being rotatable in place within the recess to provide incremental adjustment until the locking lever is fixed in the closed position.

US Pat. No. 10,113,109

OXO- AND HYDROXO-BASED COMPOSITE INORGANIC LIGANDS FOR QUANTUM DOTS

Lumileds LLC, San Jose, ...

1. A particulate luminescent material comprising quantum dots with a capping agent coordinating to the quantum dots, wherein the capping agent comprises a zincate ion (Zn(OH)42?), and the particulate luminescent material comprises particles having an inorganic matrix hosting the quantum dots with inorganic capping agents.

US Pat. No. 10,112,426

MANUFACTURING METHODS OF DECORATIVE LAMINATES BY INKJET

AGFA NV, Mortsel (BE) UN...

1. A manufacturing method of decorative laminates comprising the steps of:printing an ink acceptance layer by jetting droplets having a volume of 1 to 200 nL onto a paper substrate;
forming a decorative layer by jetting ink droplets having a volume up to 30 pL of at least one aqueous pigmented inkjet ink onto the ink acceptance layer; and
heat pressing the decorative layer onto a decorative laminate; wherein
the ink acceptance layer includes an inorganic pigment P and a polymeric binder B at a weight ratio P/B larger than 1.5; and
the step of heat pressing the decorative layer onto the decorative laminate includes embossing a relief into the decorative laminate.

US Pat. No. 10,117,370

METHOD FOR POPULATING CIRCUIT BOARDS BY EQUIPMENT ON A POPULATING LINE

1. A method for populating circuit boards on a populating line of a populating system, the method comprising:providing the populating system having the populating line, a plurality of shuttle tables, a control unit, a mixed integer program, fixed equipment, and variant equipment, wherein the populating line comprises at least one populating robot, and wherein the fixed equipment and the variant equipment comprise components sufficient to populate a setup family of circuit board types;
acquiring from production orders circuit board types having circuit boards assigned to each circuit board type to be populated on the populating line within a planning horizon;
assigning the circuit boards to the setup family by the control unit;
determining an assignment quality from the production orders, wherein each production order of the production orders comprises a set of circuit boards of the setup family;
optimizing the assignment of the circuit board types to the setup family by the mixed integer program until the assignment quality exceeds a predetermined assignment quality amount;
attaching the fixed equipment to the populating line by the plurality of shuttle tables for an entirety of the planning horizon, wherein the fixed equipment is configured to be implemented multiple times on the populating line;
temporarily attaching and removing the variant equipment from the populating line during the planning horizon; and
populating the circuit boards on the populating line with the components from the plurality of shuttle tables by the at least one populating robot based on the optimizing of the assignment of the circuit board types.

US Pat. No. 10,117,324

SHIELDING CASE, PCB AND TERMINAL DEVICE

XIAOMI INC., Haidian Dis...

1. A shielding case, comprising: a first shielding case body and a second shielding case body which are interconnected with each other and form a double-layer structure,wherein the first shielding case body comprises a first top wall and a first side wall, the second shielding case body comprises a second top wall and a second side wall, the second shielding case body at least partially covers an outside of the first shielding case body, and a heat storage material is accommodated between the first shielding case body and the second shielding case body, such that heat radiated by a heating component covered by the double-layer structure is stored in and then dissipated from the heat storage material;
wherein the second shielding case body covers an outside of both the first top wall and the first side wall; and
wherein the second shielding case body is connected with the first shielding case body through multiple joint pins that are arranged along a circumference direction at intervals; an inner end of the joint pin is connected with a corner between the first top wall and the first side wall, while an outer end is connected with a corner between the second top wall and the second side wall; the heat storage material comprises a first heat storage material located between the first top wall and the second top wall and a second heat storage material located between the first side wall and the second side wall.

US Pat. No. 10,117,284

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING MEDIA ACCESS CONTROL INFORMATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM SUPPORTING DEVICE TO DEVICE COMMUNICATION

Innovative Technology Lab...

1. A first user equipment (UE) to perform a device-to-device communication with a second UE, the first UE comprising:a receiver to receive a first message transmitted from the second UE for a device-to-device communication between the first UE and the second UE, wherein the first message comprises a medium access control (MAC) header and a MAC payload, wherein the MAC header comprises a first source identification field, a first target identification field, and one or more MAC sub-headers for the device-to-device communication, wherein the first source identification field and the first target identification field are followed by the one or more MAC sub-headers; and
a processor to determine the second UE as a source of the first message by identifying the first source identification field associated with a source layer-2 identification of the second UE, to determine whether the first message is transmitted for the first UE by identifying the first target identification field associated with a target layer-2 identification of the first UE, and to retrieve a MAC control element from the MAC payload, the MAC control element corresponding to a MAC control element sub-header included in the one or more MAC sub-headers,
wherein at least one of the target layer-2 identification of the first UE and the source layer-2 identification of the second UE is determined from a proximity-based services identification configured for the second UE by a higher layer signaling for a device-to-device communication,
wherein the first target identification field has a length of 16 bits,
wherein the first target identification field has a value of zero when a transmission type used for a MAC Packet Data Unit (PDU) is broadcasting, and
wherein the first target identification field has a non-zero 16-bit value when a transmission type used for a MAC PDU is multicasting or unicasting.

US Pat. No. 10,113,700

LIGHTING SYSTEM HAVING REDUCED MELANOPIC SPECTRAL CONTENT

LUMILEDS LLC, San Jose, ...

1. A light-emitting device configured to provide white light with a cyan gap coinciding with a melanopic sensitivity range, the light-emitting device comprising:a light source configured to provide violet or blue light with a peak wavelength under 450 nanometers (nm); and
at least one down-converter coupled to and located downstream of the light source and configured with a long-wavelength onset to convert a spectrum of the violet or blue light to generate the white light with a correlated color temperature (CCT) greater than or equal to 2700 Kelvin (K) and with a spectral power content in a 447-531 nm wavelength range that is less than or equal to 10% of a total spectral power content in a 380-780 nm wavelength range.

US Pat. No. 10,112,680

THERMALLY ENHANCED HUB MOTOR

Future Motion, Inc., San...

1. An electric vehicle comprising:a frame;
a wheel assembly including a rotatable ground-contacting element;
a hub motor configured to rotate the ground-contacting element to propel the electric vehicle, the hub motor including:
a rotor,
a stator disposed concentrically within the rotor, such that the rotor is configured to rotate about the stator,
an axle portion formed as a single piece and coupled to the frame, the axle portion having a central shaft extending axially from a mandrel fixed concentrically within the stator, a plurality of ribs extending toward the central shaft from an inner surface of the mandrel, an outer surface of the mandrel in direct contact with the stator;
wherein the axle portion consists of a single material having a thermal conductivity substantially higher than the stator, and the mandrel is connected to the central shaft by a plurality of connection members that are unitary with the mandrel and the central shaft.

US Pat. No. 10,112,170

STABILIZED INORGANIC OXIDE SUPPORTS AND ADSORBENTS DERIVED THEREFROM FOR CARBON DIOXIDE CAPTURE

Reliance Industries Limit...

1. A method for preparing an adsorbent for capturing carbon dioxide from gases, said method comprising the following steps:a. stabilizing at least one alumina-containing precursor selected from the group consisting of gamma-alumina, silica-alumina, boebmite, pseudoboehmite and gibbsite by thermally treating said alumina-containing precursor to obtain a stabilized alumina-containing support, wherein the thermal treatment is carried out using at least one technique selected from the group consisting of calcination and steaming;
b. impregnating at least one alkali or alkaline earth compound into the stabilized alumina-containing support to obtain an alkali or alkaline earth compound-impregnated stabilized alumina-containing support, wherein the alkali or alkaline earth compound is at least one compound selected from the group consisting of alkali or alkaline earth carbonates, alkali or alkaline earth bicarbonates and alkali or alkaline earth oxides; and
c. drying the alkali or alkaline earth compound-impregnated stabilized alumina-containing support, wherein the step of drying is carried out at a temperature in the range of 80° C. to 140° C., preferably at 120° C., to obtain the adsorbent; wherein the amount of alkali or alkaline earth compound impregnated in the stabilized alumina-containing support ranges from 5 wt % to 60 wt % of the total weight of the adsorbent.

US Pat. No. 10,117,216

SYSTEMS AND METHODS TO EVALUATE ACCURACY OF LOCATIONS OF MOBILE DEVICES

NINTHDECIMAL, INC., San ...

1. A method implemented in a computing device, the method comprising:storing, in the computing device, mapping data that connect identifiers of cells in a grid reference system to regions that contain respective cells identified by the identifiers in the grid reference system;
receiving, in the computing device, coordinates of a mobile device;
receiving, in the computing device, an accuracy indicator of the coordinates of the mobile device; and
identifying, by computing device, a region in which the mobile device is located, by:
identifying, from the accuracy indicator and the coordinates of the mobile device, a plurality of locations, including a location specified by the coordinates of the mobile device and at least one location different from the location specified by the coordinates of the mobile device;
converting coordinates of the plurality of locations into respective cell identifiers in the grid reference system, wherein respective cells in the grid reference system identified by the respective cell identifiers contain respective coordinates from which the respective cell identifiers are converted;
determining, from the mapping data, one or more regions that are connected to the cell identifiers in the mapping data, including the region in which the mobile device is subsequently identified to be located; and
evaluating, based on a portion of the plurality of locations that is in the region, a confidence level that the mobile device is located in the region, wherein the mobile device is identified to be located within the region in response to a determination that the confidence level is above a threshold.

US Pat. No. 10,117,169

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATICALLY ADAPTING TO WI-FI NETWORK WITH HIDDEN SSID

ZHEJIANG SHENGHUI LIGHTIN...

1. A method for automatically adapting to a Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) network with hidden Service Set Identifier (SSID), comprising:hiding, a wireless access point (AP), an SSID of the wireless AP;
receiving, by the wireless AP, a probe request frame containing request information for automatically adapting to a Wi-Fi network of the wireless AP within coverage of the wireless AP, the request information for automatically adapting to the Wi-Fi network including: an identifier for automatically adapting to the Wi-Fi network, a demand service identifier, a type and model of at least one Wi-Fi terminal, and functions provided by the at least one Wi-Fi terminal;
determining, by the wireless AP, whether the probe request frame contains the request information for automatically adapting to the Wi-Fi network of the wireless AP;
when the probe request frame contains the request information for automatically adapting to the Wi-Fi network of the wireless AP, sending, by the wireless AP, a probe response frame corresponding to the probe request frame;
receiving, by the wireless AP, a connection request sent by the at least one Wi-Fi terminal; and
connecting the at least one Wi-Fi terminal to the Wi-Fi network.

US Pat. No. 10,117,359

SERVER CABINET

BEIJING BAIDU NETCOM SCIE...

1. A server cabinet, comprising:a cabinet body having a plurality of regions comprising a first region to store a server, a power supply region to store a power supply, and a second region to store the server and a switch; and
a cabinet backboard positioned at a back side of the cabinet body, and comprising a plurality of management backboards and a plurality of fans, wherein each of the plurality of management backboards is respectively connected with the server and a central management module of the server cabinet, the server is connected with the corresponding management backboard via a connector and controlled by the central management module via the cabinet backboard;
wherein the power supply region is positioned above the first region, and the second region is positioned above the power supply region.

US Pat. No. 10,117,346

SUPPORTING STRUCTURE HAVING VARIABLE FORM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING SUPPORTING STRUCTURE

SHENZHEN ROYOLE TECHNOLOG...

1. A supporting structure having a variable form, comprising:at least two flexible modules; and
at least one fixing module, each of the at least one fixing module is operable to accommodate electronic components of an electronic device having the support structure and arranged between two of the at least two flexible modules;
wherein each of the at least two flexible modules comprises a plurality of chain units, each chain unit comprises a support plate having a support surface and a lower surface opposite to the support surface, and a driving portion extending from a side of the support plate away from the lower surface of the support plate, the chain units are hingedly connected in succession, and adjacent chain units drive the support surfaces to be bent through interaction between the driving portion and the lower surface of each two adjacent chain units, a bent of the support surfaces of the adjacent chain units changes a form of the flexible module.

US Pat. No. 10,114,735

METHOD, DEVICE AND MEDIUM FOR MANAGING APPLICATION PROGRAM

BEIJING XIAOMI MOBILE SOF...

1. A method for managing an application program, comprising:acquiring type information of a first application program running on a foreground of a terminal; and
preventing the first application program from being debugged by other application programs if the type information of the first application program is preset type information;
wherein preventing the first application program from being debugged by other application programs comprises:
acquiring identification information of a second application program, which initiates debugging to the first application program, based on a running log of the first application program, and determining the second application program according to the identification information when it is detected that the first application program is being debugged;
acquiring a pre-stored list of application programs recording identification information of the application programs allowed to debug the first application program; and
determining that the second application program is not allowed to debug the first application program, and closing the second application program when the second application program is not contained in the pre-stored list of application programs.

US Pat. No. 10,113,656

TRACK TENSIONER

Clark Equipment Company, ...

1. A system for introducing and evacuating fluid from a cavity through a single port, the system comprising:a valve assembly comprising:
a valve assembly body having an inlet providing the single port and an outlet, the outlet positioned in fluid communication with an aperture into the cavity;
a fluid path extending through the valve body between the inlet and the outlet;
a valve element positioned in the valve assembly body, the valve element configured to be rotated between a first position and a second position, the valve element including a check ball mechanism further configured such that in the first position pressurized fluid can be introduced from the inlet, through the fluid path and outlet, into the cavity, and the check ball mechanism is positioned such that pressurized fluid in the cavity is prevented from exiting through the outlet, the valve element further configured such that in the second position pressurized fluid in the cavity can pass through the outlet and the fluid path and exit the inlet, but not be introduced from the inlet.

US Pat. No. 10,117,367

FASTENING STRUCTURE FOR SHIELD CAN

SAMSUNG ELECTRONIC CO., L...

1. A fastening structure for a shield can to shield electromagnetic waves, the fastening structure comprising:a frame provided with a fixing part to fix the frame to a printed circuit board;
a shield cover provided to surround an outer side of the frame;
fastening parts including a first fastening part provided at the frame and a second fastening part provided at the shield cover, to correspond to the first fastening part, such that the shield cover and the frame are attachable to each other and detachable from each other,
wherein the fastening parts and the fixing part are disposed without overlapping each other,
the shield cover includes:
a shield cover upper surface, and
a shield cover lateral side, bent downward from an edge of the shield cover upper surface, having a plurality of slots and a plurality of shield cover lateral side parts respectively provided between a corresponding pair of slots among the plurality of slots,
each shield cover lateral side part includes:
a first portion, a first side of the first portion bordering a first slot among the plurality of slots and extending downward from an edge of the shield cover upper surface, and a lower side of the first portion extending laterally away from a lower end part of the first side of the first portion, and
a second portion, a first side of the second portion bordering a second slot among the plurality of slots and extending downward from the edge of the shield cover upper surface and a lower side of the second portion extending laterally away from a lower end part of the first side of the second portion and toward the first portion,
the second fastening part is provided between the first portion and the second portion of a corresponding shield cover lateral side part among the plurality of shield cover lateral side parts to extend downward on opposite sides thereof in a tapered fashion from the corresponding shield cover lateral side part among the plurality of shield cover lateral side parts, and
the second fastening part includes:
a third portion extending in a downward inclined fashion from the lower side of the first portion and away from the lower side of the first portion,
a fourth portion extending laterally from a lower end part of the third portion, and
a fifth portion extending in an upward inclined fashion from an end part of the fourth portion and away from the fourth portion, to intersect with an end part of the lower side of the second portion,
wherein a height of the second fastening part is lower than a height of the fixing part of the frame and higher than a height of the shield cover lateral side, and
the height of the shield cover lateral side is equal to the height of the fixing part of the frame when the frame is coupled to the shield cover.

US Pat. No. 10,117,360

OUT-OF-BAND DATA CENTER MANAGEMENT VIA POWER BUS

Vapor IO Inc., Austin, T...

1. A method, comprising:receiving, with a given rack computing unit, direct current (DC) power via a DC bus connected to a plurality of rack computing units of a rack, wherein the DC bus is configured to deliver DC power to the plurality of rack computing units;
determining that a duration of time designated for the given rack computing unit to access the DC power bus for transmission is occurring;
in response to the determination, applying a time-varying electrical stimulus to the DC power bus, wherein the time-varying electrical stimulus encodes an address on the DC power bus of a rack controller and a sensor measurement indicative of operation of the given rack computing unit;
concurrent with applying the time-varying electrical stimulus, filtering voltage fluctuations of the DC power bus resulting from the time-varying electrical stimulus to produce electrical power used by the given rack computing unit, wherein the filtering is implemented with a low-pass filter that outputs the electrical power used by the given rack computing unit;
determining that another rack computing unit on the DC power bus is transmitting concurrent with applying the time-varying electrical stimulus or another time-varying electrical stimulus and, in response, selecting a different duration of time based on a random value;
encoding with pulse-width modulation the address on the DC power bus of the rack controller and the sensor measurement indicative of operation of the given rack computing unit in the time-varying electrical stimulus applied to the DC bus; and
controlling the plurality of rack computing units of the rack with the rack controller via multi-point connectivity on the DC bus by encoding RS-232 commands with pulse-width modulation of time-varying electrical stimulus applied to the DC bus, wherein the DC bus is distinct from an in-band network connected to the plurality of rack computing units.

US Pat. No. 10,117,290

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR USING A SITUATIONAL NETWORK

RESOURCE CONSORTIUM LIMIT...

1. A network system for accessing situation related information, the system comprising:a network connection for receiving an indication of an occurrence of a situation;
a situational network formed based on the occurrence of the situation, the situational network including a plurality of participant devices determined to be geographically proximate to the situation, each of the participant devices corresponding to a participant in the situational network;
a second network connection for presenting a roll call query to each of the plurality of participant devices soliciting a reply related to a status of the participant;
a plurality of network connections established for receiving a status response from the participant devices; and
a database for aggregating the status responses from responsive participants into a roll call list.

US Pat. No. 10,117,212

COORDINATION OF SIMULTANEOUS MULTI-RAT CAMPING

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method in a wireless communication network, the wireless communication network providing radio access for a terminal device via at least a first and second type of wireless radio accesses operating with different radio access technologies (RATs), the method comprising:transmitting, by at least one network node, an indication regarding a set of camping areas (CAs), including a first set of camping areas associated with a first RAT and a second set of camping areas associated with a second RAT; wherein the first RAT is a priority RAT and the second RAT is a backup RAT;
performing, by the terminal device, camping in a coverage area defined based on the set of CAs;
updating, by the terminal device, the communication network with a geographic location of the terminal device:
a) when the terminal device enters a new coverage area being different from the coverage area defined by both the first and second set of CAs as a first mechanism; or
b) when the terminal device enters a new coverage area being different from the coverage area defined by one of the first and second set of CAs as a second mechanism;
wherein the updating the communication network with a geographic location of the terminal device is, as a third mechanism:
c) performed when the terminal device enters a new coverage area being different from the coverage area defined by the first set of camping areas, and
d) is not performed when the terminal device leaves the coverage area defined by the second set of camping areas but remains within the coverage area defined by the first set of camping areas.

US Pat. No. 10,113,715

SHEVLE SYSTEM AND LABEL LED STRIP LAMP THEREFOR

Self Electronics Co., Ltd...

1. A shelve system and a label LED strip lamp therefor, comprising:the shelve system comprising at least one carrier element, each of at least one carrier element comprising a body, and a clamping assembly disposed on the body and configured for assembling the label LED strip lamp;
the clamping assembly comprising a clamping slot disposed on the body, and a catch plate provided on the clamping slot;
the clamping slot comprising a first wall, and a second wall spaced from the first wall, in a cross section taken along an extending direction of the clamping slot, a free end of the first wall being connected to the body, a free end of the second wall being connected to the catch plate, and in the cross section perpendicular to the extending direction of the clamping slot an angle between the second wall and the catch plate being an acute angle;
the label LED strip lamp comprising a snap assembly for engagement with the catch plate, a lamp tube provided on the snap assembly, in the cross section perpendicular to the extending direction of the clamping slot;
the snap assembly comprising a connecting edge, a set of clamping tooth disposed on one side of the connecting edge, and a wavy-shaped engaging edge spaced apart from the clamping tooth, a maximum distance between the engaging edge and the clamping tooth being equal to a thickness of the catch plate, the clamping tooth being inserted into the clamping slot in the cross section perpendicular to the extending direction of the clamping slot;
the lamp tube comprising a non-transparent edge, an upper light transmitting edge connecting the non-transparent edge with the catch plate, and a lower light transmitting edge connecting the non-transparent edge with the catch plate, the upper light transmitting edge being spaced apart from the lower light transmitting edge, and the non-transparent edge having a larger width than the catch plate.

US Pat. No. 10,112,704

ELECTRIC BRAKING SYSTEM WITH POWER CONSERVATION AND METHOD OF OPERATING THE SAME

BOMBARDIER INC., Dorval ...

1. A method of operating electric brakes on an aircraft in a low power mode of operation, comprising:determining if the aircraft is in a first configuration in which the aircraft is in flight, wherein the first configuration is defined at least by an airspeed above a first threshold;
if the aircraft is in the first configuration, keeping a brake controller of the electric brakes powered and disengaging power to the electric brakes from all of a plurality of power supplies;
determining if the aircraft is in a second configuration;
if the aircraft is in the second configuration, engaging power to the electric brakes from only one of the power supplies;
determining if the aircraft is in a third configuration; and
if the aircraft is in the third configuration, engaging power to the electric brakes from at least two of the power supplies.

US Pat. No. 10,116,063

INTERNALLY FED DIRECTIONAL FOLDED YAGI ANTENNA ASSEMBLIES

LAIRD TECHNOLOGIES, INC.,...

1. An antenna assembly comprising:a boom;
a plurality of dipole elements spaced apart along the boom, the plurality of dipole elements including a folded dipole element; and
a feed cable assembly internally fed inside the boom and a first section of the folded dipole element;
wherein the feed cable assembly comprises:
a first cable extending through an end of the boom and into a hollow interior of the boom, the first cable electrically grounded to an inside wall of the boom; and
a second cable electrically connected with the first cable, the second cable extending from the hollow interior of the boom through a hollow interior of the first section of the folded dipole element.
US Pat. No. 10,113,169

METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR TREATING CANCER USING PEPTIDE NUCLEIC ACID-BASED AGENTS

Memorial Sloan-Kettering ...

1. A PNA agent comprising:a PNA moiety; and
a first cationic and hydrophobic peptide at the N-terminus of the PNA moiety, wherein the first peptide comprises lysine residues, and at least one of the lysine residues comprises a palmitoyl side chain moiety; and
a second cationic and hydrophobic peptide at the C-terminus of the PNA moiety, wherein the second peptide comprises lysine residues, and at least one of the lysine residues comprises a palmitoyl side chain moiety.

US Pat. No. 10,116,985

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING A BULLET CURTAIN IN A VR VIDEO

Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Sof...

1. A method for displaying a bullet curtain in a Virtual Reality (VR) video, comprising:detecting, by a VR device, a visual field of a user via a motion sensor;
determining, by the VR device, a target bullet curtain to be displayed in the visual field of the user based on location information of a plurality of bullet curtains stored in a bullet curtain library; and
displaying, by the VR device, the target bullet curtain in a display area corresponding to the visual field of the user,
wherein the location information of each of the plurality of bullet curtains indicates a sender's visual field when the bullet curtain is sent by the sender watching the VR video; and
wherein determining, by the VR device, the target bullet curtain to be displayed in the visual field of the user based on the location information of the plurality of bullet curtains stored in the bullet curtain library comprises:
determining, by the VR device, a bullet curtain for which an overlap area of the sender's visual field and the user's visual field is larger than or equal to a first threshold from the plurality of bullet curtains as the target bullet curtain, according to the sender's visual field and the user's visual field at the moment each bullet curtain is sent.

US Pat. No. 10,116,102

WIRING DEVICE COMPATIBLE WITH USER-INTERCHANGEABLE MODULES

Leviton Manufacturing Co....

1. A wiring device, comprising:a strap having mounting holes to facilitate fastening of the wiring device to an electrical box;
a housing having a face accessible when the wiring device is fastened to the electrical box, the face having an area divided into a first region and a second region, the second region of the face being configured to removably receive either one of a plurality of user-interchangeable modules selected from the group consisting of a Type A Universal Serial Bus (USB) module and a Type C USB module, wherein the Type A USB module includes a Type A USB port and the Type C USB module includes a Type C USB port, the Type A USB port and Type C USB port each configured to receive a respective male charging connector in electrical communication with an external device;
a first line voltage electrical outlet accessible through a first aperture on the first region of the face; and
a charging circuit in electrical communication with the one of the plurality of user-interchangeable modules, the charging circuit configured to:
receive characteristic information from the one of the plurality of user-interchangeable modules;
select one or more USB power delivery profiles based on the characteristic information; and
communicate the selected one or more USB power delivery profiles to the external device.

US Pat. No. 10,117,276

IMSI ACQUISITION BY BASE STATION CONTROLLER

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method implemented at a base station controller of a 3GPP radio access network for retrieving an International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) number of a wireless device from a mobile switching center, said wireless device engaging in a circuit-switched connection served by the base station controller (BSC) and not configured to support Dual Transfer Mode (DTM), said method comprising:the BSC sending to the mobile switching center (MSC) a first message concerning the wireless device, wherein the wireless device is not configured to support DTM, and wherein the first message comprises information indicating falsely that said wireless device is configured to support DTM even though the wireless device is not configured to support DTM;
the BSC receiving the IMSI number of said wireless device from the MSC;
after receiving the IMSI number of said wireless device, the BSC sending a second message to the MSC, the second message indicating that said wireless device is not configured to support DTM; and
after receiving the IMSI number of said wireless device, the BSC sending to a location function a location update message comprising the IMS number of the wireless device and a BSC identifier (BSC-ID) identifying the BSC.

US Pat. No. 10,116,978

MECHANISM FOR DISTRIBUTING CONTENT DATA

RESOURCE CONSORTIUM LIMIT...

1. A method for distributing one or more digital content items to at least one receiver of one or more receiving devices, the method comprising:receiving, by a content distribution computer, user preference data comprising one or more user preferred content types, user billing information and data identifying a location of at least one receiving device where the one or more digital content items are to be received, and storing the user preference data in a user account;
generating, by the content distribution computer, a customized content listing comprising a plurality of digital content items from a plurality of digital content providers selected based on the user preferred content types and the data identifying the location of at least one receiving device;
receiving, by the content distribution computer, a selection signal for selecting one of the plurality of digital content items included in the customized content listing;
attempting to bill, by the content distribution computer, the user account for the selected digital content item using a cost associated with the selected digital content item and the user billing information; and
transmitting, by the content distribution computer, the selected digital content item to a receiver corresponding to the data identifying the location of the at least one receiving device if the user account was successfully billed for the selected digital content item.

US Pat. No. 10,115,863

STRAINED ALGAINP LAYERS FOR EFFICIENT ELECTRON AND HOLE BLOCKING IN LIGHT EMITTING DEVICES

Lumileds LLC, San Jose, ...

1. A light-emitting device, comprising:an electron blocking layer, wherein at least a portion of the electron blocking layer is arranged to have a tensile strain;
a hole blocking layer, wherein at least a portion of the hole blocking layer is arranged to have a compressive strain; and
an active layer disposed between the hole blocking layer and the electron blocking layer.

US Pat. No. 10,114,980

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR VERIFYING DATA INTEGRITY USING A BLOCKCHAIN NETWORK

Acronis International Gmb...

1. A method for reliability storing data, the method comprising:storing a plurality of data files to an electronic data storage;
creating a first hash value of each of the plurality of data files stored in the electronic data storage;
transmitting the first hash values of each of the plurality of data files to a blockchain network in which at least one node in the blockchain network adds each of the first hash values as one or more blocks in an existing blockchain;
monitoring, by a computer processor, the plurality of data files to detect data operations performed on at least one of the plurality of data files;
creating a second hash value of the metadata relating to the at least one data operation;
transmitting the second hash value to the blockchain network in which at least one node in the blockchain network adds the second hash value as one or more additional blocks in the blockchain, wherein the blockchain is configured to be used to verify the accuracy of the plurality of data files stored on the electronic data storage;
continuously monitoring, by the computer processor, the plurality of data files to identify additional data operations performed on at least one of the data files; and
concurrently creating and transmitting to the blockchain network the first hash value of at least one additional file stored in the electronic data storage and the second hash value of a timestamp of when the at least one additional file was stored in the electronic data storage.

US Pat. No. 10,117,301

SURGE PROTECTION FOR LIGHT-EMITTING DIODES

SCHREDER, Brussels (BE)

1. A surge protection device configured to protect a luminaire, the luminaire including:a housing or casing;
a metal frame comprising the housing or casing and configured to be connected to ground;
at least one light-emitting diode module comprising a circuit board and a plurality of light-emitting elements mounted on the circuit board; and
at least one driver configured to transform mains voltage for said at least one light-emitting diode module, said at least one driver and said at least one light-emitting diode module being mounted on the metal frame with at least two electrically conductive connections between said at least one driver and said at least one light-emitting diode module associated therewith, wherein a first electrically conductive connection is to a (+) line of said at least one light-emitting diode module, and a second electrically conductive connection is to a (?) line of said at least one light-emitting diode module;
the surge protection device comprising at least one shunt impedance element for each of said first and second electrically conductive connections, wherein each of said shunt impedance elements is configured to be inserted across said metal frame and one of said first and second conductive connections to provide a direct return path via the metal frame to ground, said at least one shunt impedance element comprising at least one of: a capacitor, a resistor and a semiconductor-based component;
wherein the surge protection device further comprises at least one series impedance element positioned between said at least one driver and said at least one shunt impedance element.

US Pat. No. 10,117,269

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING DATA IN WIRELESS ACCESS SYSTEM SUPPORTING UNLICENSED BAND

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting and receiving data during a transmission opportunity (TxOP) period in a wireless access system supporting carrier aggregation (CA) with an unlicensed band, the method performed by a user equipment (UE) and comprising:receiving a higher layer signal on a primary cell (Pcell), the higher layer signal including configuration information which indicates a size and a use of the TxOP period;
receiving a scheduling grant including scheduling information on the TxOP period at a first subframe of the TxOP period; and
transmitting and receiving data in accordance with the use of the TxOP period on the basis of the scheduling information in a secondary cell (Scell) during the TxOP period,
wherein the size of the TxOP period is defined by a number of subframes of the Scell and the use of the TxOP period is set for downlink data transmission or uplink data transmission, wherein whether the subframes of the Scell are included in the TxOP period is determined in accordance with a transmission direction of subframes of the Pcell corresponding to the subframes of the Scell, and
wherein the Pcell is a serving cell configured in a licensed band, and the Scell is a serving cell configured in the unlicensed band.

US Pat. No. 10,115,104

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR GENERATING AND MANAGING DYNAMIC CUSTOMIZED ELECTRONIC TOKENS FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE INTERACTION

Capital One Services, LLC...

1. A token-based electronic device interaction system for transferring data between a user device associated with a user and a remote device, comprising:a memory storing instructions; and
at least one processor configured to execute the stored instructions to perform operations comprising:
receiving, via a network, transaction information from the remote device associated with a transaction;
accessing information associated with an electronic token having a plurality of expiration parameters, the electronic token being:
associated with at least one of the user or the user device; and
generated based on the received transaction information;
providing the information associated with the electronic token to the remote device;
monitoring the status of the transaction; and
modifying at least one of the expiration parameters, based on the monitored status by applying a rule set to the at least one expiration parameter.

US Pat. No. 10,113,911

AUTOMATED DYNAMIC LUMINAIRE IDENTIFICATION USING BARCODES

Gooee Limited, St Albans...

1. A system for automated dynamic luminaire identification using a barcode, the system comprising:a gateway configured to control a dimming level of the luminaire;
at least one sensor configured in a position to read a barcode associated with the luminaire; and,
a server in data communication with at least one of the gateway and the sensor, wherein the gateway is further configured to adjust the dimming level of the luminaire to a level at which the sensor may read the barcode,
the sensor is further configured to read the barcode and transmit information regarding the barcode to the server either directly or via the gateway, and
the server is configured to identify the luminaire and/or instruct the gateway to adjust the dimming level of the luminaire, based at least in part on the information regarding the barcode.

US Pat. No. 10,117,282

D2D DEVICE COMMUNICATION USING A BROADCAST TYPE MESSAGE

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

12. A method for connecting a Device-to-Device (D2D) communication device being not part of an established D2D communication network and another D2D communication device of the D2D communication network to one another via at least one intermediate D2D communication device of the D2D communication network, the method being performed by the another D2D communication device and comprising steps of:sending, to the at least one intermediate D2D communication device, a broadcast type message comprising an identifier of the another D2D communication device, wherein the broadcast type message comprises availability information associated with the another D2D communication device and indicating an availability of a cellular communication network via the D2D communication network, and
receiving, from the at least one intermediate D2D communication device, a unicast type message comprising an identifier of the another D2D communication device for connecting the D2D communication device and the another D2D communication device to one another,
wherein the broadcast type message comprises link portion information indicating a current number of link portions of a connection link in the D2D communication network between the D2D communication device and the another D2D communication device.

US Pat. No. 10,116,116

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND OPTICAL MODULE

Oclaro Japan, Inc., Kana...

1. A printed circuit board, comprising a stacking-direction differential transmission line extending in a stacking direction,the stacking-direction differential transmission line comprising:
a differential signal via pair comprising a first signal via and a second signal via both extending in the stacking direction; and
a plurality of conductor plate pairs each comprising a first conductor plate expanding outward from a rim of the first signal via in a board plane direction, and a second conductor plate expanding outward from a rim of the second signal via in the board plane direction, the second conductor plate being located in the same layer as the first conductor plate and separated from the first conductor plate,
wherein the plurality of conductor plate pairs are arranged along the stacking direction and separated from each other,
wherein with respect to a perpendicular bisector of a center-of-gravity line segment connecting a center of gravity of the first signal via and a center of gravity of the second signal via, in each of the plurality of conductor plate pairs, a center of gravity of a contour of the first conductor plate is located on an inner side of the center of gravity of the first signal via, and a center of gravity of a contour of the second conductor plate is located on an inner side of the center of gravity of the second signal via.

US Pat. No. 10,112,368

FLEXIBLE METAL LAMINATE AND PREPARATION METHOD OF THE SAME

SHENGYI TECHNOLOGY CO., L...

1. A flexible metal laminate comprising a porous polyimide resin layer, comprising:30 wt % to 95 wt % of a polyimide resin; and
5 wt % to 70 wt % of hollow fluorinated resin particles having a mean outer diameter of 0.1 ?m to 10.0 ?m;
wherein the flexible metal laminate comprises a metal film deposited on at least one side of the porous polyimide resin layer comprising at least one metal selected from the group consisting of copper, iron, nickel, titanium, aluminum, silver, gold, and alloys thereof, and
wherein the hollow fluorinated resin particles comprise an outer wall including a fluorinated resin, and a hollow core part surrounded by the outer wall and having a maximum cross-sectional diameter of 0.05 ?m to 9.5 ?m.
US Pat. No. 10,112,977

PEPTIDE FOR INDUCING MULTINUCLEATION IN CELLS, AND USE THEREFOR

Toagosei Co., Ltd., Toky...

1. An artificially synthesized peptide having a multinucleation-inducing activity for at least one type of eukaryotic cell and comprising, in the peptide chain thereof, the following amino acid sequence (A) and amino acid sequence (B):(A) an amino acid sequence that constitutes a membrane-permeable peptide sequence; and
(B) an amino acid sequence given by either CPDGAKARC (SEQ ID NO: 1) or CSRRSKSKC (SEQ ID NO: 2) constituting multinucleation-inducing peptide sequences that have a multinucleation-inducing activity for at least one type of eukaryotic cell, or a modified amino acid sequence formed by conservative substitution of one, two or three amino acid residues in the amino acid sequence and that constitutes a multinucleation-inducing peptide sequence having a multinucleation-inducing activity for at least one type of eukaryotic cell.

US Pat. No. 10,117,271

CONTENTION WINDOW ADJUSTMENT IN UNLICENSED CELLULAR RADIO NETWORK

SONY MOBILE COMMUNICATION...

1. A method carried out in a base station of a cellular radio communications network configured to transmit data to a terminal in an unlicensed radio band, comprising the steps of:determining a contention window, within which to transmit data between the base station and a terminal;
receiving a signal from the terminal, comprising an indication of occupancy of a radio channel, as detected by the terminal;
establishing a metric on a number of Not Acknowledged (NACK) feedback values received on the radio channel in respect to a predetermined period of time;
comparing the indication of occupancy to a first threshold value;
in response to determining that the indication of occupancy meets or exceeds the first threshold value, comparing the metric with a second threshold value;
in response to determining that the metric meets or exceeds the second threshold value, increasing the contention window size; and
transmitting data to the terminal within the increased contention window.

US Pat. No. 10,116,541

TCP CONNECTIONS RESILIENCY SYSTEM FOR TESTING NETWORKS IN UNSTABLE ENVIRONMENTS

KEYSIGHT TECHNOLOGIES SIN...

1. A system for testing a network device under test (DUT), the system comprising:a network equipment test device including at least one processor;
a client and a server implemented by the network equipment test device and configured to establish a transmission control protocol (TCP) connection between the client and the server and through the network DUT, wherein the client and the server are implemented on one or more processors;
a test controller implemented by the network equipment test device and configured to execute a test script to test the network DUT by exchanging a sequence of data packages over the TCP connection between the client and the server; and
a resiliency system including a client side portion and a server side portion implemented by the network equipment test device and configured to store, for each data package exchanged between the client and the server over the TCP connection, a client sequence identifier for the data package and a server sequence identifier for the data package, and, in response to detecting an error on the TCP connection, synchronizing the client and the server to a last data package exchanged prior to the error using the client sequence identifiers and the server sequence identifiers and resuming the test script at a next data package after the last data package exchanged prior to the error in the sequence of data packages;
wherein the resiliency system is configured to store a unique receive sequence number (RSN) for each of a plurality of received data packages and a unique send sequence number (SSN) for each of a plurality of sent data packages, and wherein synchronizing the client and the server comprises exchanging at least a first RSN from the client to the server and a second RSN from the server to the client.

US Pat. No. 10,115,931

FLEXIBLE DISPLAY MODULE BONDING METHOD

SHENZHEN ROYOLE TECHNOLOG...

1. A bonding method of a flexible display module, the bonding method comprising:preparing a flexible display panel having a first bonding area;
attaching a middle substrate to a surface of the flexible display panel away from the first bonding area;
aligning a second bonding area of an integrated drive circuit with the first bonding area;
pre-laminating the first bonding area and the second bonding area at a first temperature;
stripping the flexible display panel;
flattening the flexible display panel; and
laminating the first bonding area and the second bonding area at a second temperature.

US Pat. No. 10,115,902

AZINOTHIADIAZOLE COMPOUNDS AND RELATED SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES

Flexterra, Inc., Skoke, ...

1. A semiconducting compound, the semiconducting compound being a polymer having a first repeating unit M1 comprising one or more divalent azino[1,2,3]thiadiazole moieties represented by formula (I):wherein:each W independently is selected from the group consisting of N, CH, and CR1, provided that at least one of the W is N; and
R1 is selected from the group consisting of halogen, —CN, NO2, R2, -L-R3, OH, OR2, OR3, NH2, NHR2, N(R2)2, NR2R3, N(R3)2, SH, SR2, SR3, S(O)2OH, —S(O)2OR2, —S(O)2OR3, C(O)H, C(O)R2, C(O)R3, C(O)OH, C(O)OR2, C(O)OR3, C(O)NH2, C(O)NHR2, C(O)N(R2)2, C(O)NR2R3, C(O)N(R3)2, SiH3, SiH(R2)2, SiH2(R2), and Si(R2)3, wherein L is selected from the group consisting of a divalent C1-40 alkyl group, a divalent C2-40 alkenyl group, a divalent C1-40 haloalkyl group, and a covalent bond; R2 is selected from the group consisting of a C1-40 alkyl group, a C2-40 alkenyl group, a C2-40 alkynyl group, and a C1-40 haloalkyl group; and R3 is selected from the group consisting of a C3-10 cycloalkyl group, a C6-14 aryl group, a C6-14 haloaryl group, a 3-12 membered cycloheteroalkyl group, and a 5-14 membered heteroaryl group, each of which optionally is substituted with 1-5 substituents independently selected from the group consisting of halogen, —CN, NO2, R2, OR2, and SR2,
wherein said polymer has a degree of polymerization (n) ranging from 3 to 1,000.

US Pat. No. 10,113,606

VIBRATION RING

The United States of Amer...

1. A driveline assembly, comprising:a gear comprising an inner surface defining an opening;
a rotating shaft disposed within the opening; and
a ring-shaped compression cage disposed within the opening between the inner surface and the rotating shaft, wherein the ring-shaped compression cage comprises:
a compression cage including a first curved surface and a second curved surface defining circumferential boundaries of an annular-shaped volume surrounding a central axis of the compression cage;
a plurality of angled links, wherein each of the angled links extends from the first curved surface to the second curved surface, wherein the angled links are angled with respect to the central axis such that the angled links redirect radial forces imparted on the compression cage in a direction parallel to the central axis; and
a material suspended within the annular shaped volume by the angled links, wherein the material is attached to the angled links so as to receive redirected radial forces therefrom.

US Pat. No. 10,112,774

SHUTTLE WAVE SEQUENCING CONVEYOR

INTELLIGRATED HEADQUARTER...

1. A material handling system including an automated storage and retrieval system (AS/RS), the AS/RS comprising:vertically spaced levels storing articles and each level comprising a pickup and deposit (P/D) station that is horizontally positioned, wherein an arrangement of the P/D station in a sequence at each level collectively defines a ramped orientation;
a first wave conveyor and a second wave conveyor in a stacked arrangement having the ramped orientation to move the articles selectively in at least one flow direction to a respective P/D station positioned at each level;
a first subset of an article transfer mechanism to move the articles in a selected at least one direction from the first wave conveyor to a respective first P/D station at one level; and
a second subset of the article transfer mechanism to move the articles from a respective second P/D station at another level onto the second wave conveyor;
wherein each of the first wave conveyor and the second wave conveyor are separately folded back at their respective midpoints to reduce a longitudinal dimension for a given number of levels serviced.

US Pat. No. 10,112,716

METHOD, SYSTEM, AND EXECUTABLE PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR CONTROLLING LIGHTING

BOMBARDIER INC., Dorval ...

1. A lighting control system, the system comprising:a passenger sensor adapted to sense a presence of a passenger in a seat and generate a first signal representative of the presence of the passenger in the seat;
a hand sensor adapted to sense at least one of a position of at least one hand of the passenger in the seat, a configuration of the at least one hand of the passenger in the seat and a direction of movement of the at least one hand of the passenger in the seat and generate a second signal representative of the at least one of the position of the at least one hand of the passenger in the seat, the configuration of the at least one hand of the passenger in the seat and the direction of movement of the at least one hand of the passenger in the seat;
a first light source located in a forward location with respect to the seat, the first light source generating a first light column;
a second light source located in rearward location with respect to the seat, the second light source being disposed rearward of and spaced from the first light source, the second light source generating a second light column; and
a controller operatively connected to the passenger sensor and the hand sensor to receive the first signal and the second signal therefrom and generate a control signal, based on the first signal and the second signal, to be received by the first light source and the second light source, where the control signal controls at least one parameter associated with an intensity, a color, a projected pattern, projected pattern location, or a width formed by a combination of the first and second light columns.

US Pat. No. 10,111,722

ROBOTIC SYSTEM

THE CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF...

1. A robot for Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD), comprising:a slave device configured with a first arm and a second arm;
an endoscopic platform with at least two channels extensible to a target tissue and for receiving the first and second arms, respectively; and
a master device configured to control the first arm to retract the target tissue and control the second arm to dissect the retracted tissue;
each of the first arm and the second arm comprising a continuum structure and an end-effector connected with the continuum structure; and
the continuum structure of the first and second arms comprising at least two pairs of actuators configured to drive the end-effector, the actuators in the first arm comprising a wire and a shape memory alloy, the wire and the shape memory alloy in the actuators of the first arm being separately controlled, and being used to control the end-effector and the first arm.

US Pat. No. 10,117,229

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR USING A CONFIGURED RESOURCE IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

ASUSTek Computer Inc., T...

1. A method for using a configured uplink resource by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving a signaling to configure an uplink resource which is available in multiple transmission time intervals (TTIs), including a first TTI and a second TTI; and
determining whether to perform a transmission using the configured uplink resource in a TTI based on whether the TTI is used to indicate that the UE has received the signaling, wherein the UE performs the transmission using the configured uplink resource in the first TTI which is used to indicate that the UE has received the signaling and not in the second TTI which is not used to indicate that the UE has received the signaling, and wherein the UE has no data available for transmission.

US Pat. No. 10,116,888

EFFICIENT METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR THE ACQUISITION OF SCENE IMAGERY AND IRIS IMAGERY USING A SINGLE SENSOR

Eyelock LLC, New York, N...

1. A method of processing images acquired using a single image sensor, comprising:acquiring, by an image sensor, a first image of an object at a predetermined distance with respect to the image sensor, the first image including a time-invariant signal component corresponding to the object, and a random time-varying signal component introduced by one or more noise sources; and
processing the first image according to a selection from a first mode and a second mode, comprising:
if the first mode is selected, acquiring the first image using a first portion of the image sensor, and processing the first image acquired via the first portion by retaining signals from the time-invariant and time-varying signal components with spatial frequencies at and below a threshold spatial frequency predetermined for iris recognition, wherein the object comprises an iris; and
if the second mode is selected, acquiring the first image using a second portion of the image sensor, and processing the first image acquired via the second portion by reducing at least a portion of the signals from the time-invariant and time-varying signal components with spatial frequencies at or below the threshold spatial frequency.

US Pat. No. 10,115,558

METHODS AND DEVICES FOR CHARGE COMPENSATION

Carl Zeiss Microscopy Gmb...

1. A method, comprising:a) scanning a primary particle beam over a surface of a sample for a duration of a time I1;
b) introducing a gas pulse for a duration of time I2, which overlaps with I1, so that a region of the sample surface is discharged;
c) detecting interaction products of the primary particle beam and the sample during a) and b);
d) generating a first image of the sample on the basis of the detected interaction products; and
e) selecting a partial image from the first generated image so that image regions having image interference are not contained in the partial image,
wherein I2 is less than 100 milliseconds.

US Pat. No. 10,114,368

CLOSED-LOOP AUTOMATIC DEFECT INSPECTION AND CLASSIFICATION

APPLIED MATERIALS ISRAEL ...

1. A system comprising:a memory to store one or more classification rules; and
a processor, coupled with the memory, to:
capture a first image of a defect on a sample using a first image acquisition mode, wherein the first image acquisition mode uses a first type of detector that collects a first type of image information;
extract a first set of features of the defect from the first image of the defect;
assign a first classification to the defect by applying the one or more classification rules to the extracted first set of features;
determine, responsive to an assignment of the first classification to the defect and based on a confidence level of the first classification, to capture a second image of the defect using a second image acquisition mode, wherein the second image acquisition mode uses a second type of detector that collects a second type of image information and that is selected by using the assignment of the first classification to the defect;
identify associations of a plurality of defect classifications to a plurality of different types of detectors available to capture the second image, wherein the plurality of different types of detectors collect different types of image information;
select, responsive to a determination to capture the second image, the second type of detector from the plurality of different types of detectors that are available to capture the second image based on associations of the plurality of defect classifications to the plurality of image acquisition modes and the assignment of the first classification to the defect, wherein each type of detector of the plurality of different types of detectors performs a different operation associated with the second image acquisition mode;
capture the second image of the defect using the second image acquisition mode;
extract a second set of features of the defect from the second image of the defect; and
assign a second classification to the defect by applying the one or more classification rules to the second set of features.

US Pat. No. 10,112,894

CYCLIC PROCESS FOR PRODUCING TAURINE

VITAWORKS IP, LLC, North...

1. A process for producing taurine from aziridine, comprising:(a) adding gaseous aziridine or a solution of aziridine to a solution of ammonium bisulfite, or ammonium sulfite, or a mixture of ammonium bisulfite and ammonium sulfite to undergo a ring-opening reaction of aziridine to form ammonium taurinate;
(b) decomposing ammonium taurinate to taurine and ammonia by heating and removing ammonia to obtain a crystalline suspension of taurine; and
(c) separating taurine by means of solid-liquid separation to provide a mother liquor.

US Pat. No. 10,117,209

UPLINK SIGNAL TRANSMISSION IN CARRIER AGGREGATION

Ofinno Technologies, LLC,...

1. A method comprising:receiving at least one message comprising configuration parameters of a plurality of cells, wherein:
the plurality of cells are grouped into a plurality of timing advance groups (TAGs); and
the plurality of cells comprise:
a primary cell with a primary physical uplink control channel (PUCCH); and
a PUCCH secondary cell with a secondary PUCCH, wherein the PUCCH secondary cell is in a first TAG in the plurality of TAGs;
receiving, in a first subframe, a random access response comprising a timing advance command (TAC) associated with the first TAG;
starting transmission of uplink signals via the first TAG on or before a second subframe that is four subframes after the first subframe; and
starting transmission of valid channel state information (CSI) via the PUCCH secondary cell on or after a third subframe that is six subframes after the first subframe.

US Pat. No. 10,117,149

OBTAINING OF COMMUNICATION SERVICE

TELIA COMPANY AB, Solna ...

1. A method for obtaining a communication service for a mobile terminal, the method comprising:monitoring at least one parameter representing an operational state of at least one service provided by a first communication network into which the mobile terminal is registered to with a first subscriber identity,
in response to a detection that the at least one parameter does not fulfill at least one predetermined condition generating a signal to cause the mobile terminal to switch the first subscriber identity to a second subscriber identity, wherein the second subscriber identity allows the mobile terminal to register to a second communication network as a roaming subscriber,
wherein the monitoring and the detection is performed by the mobile terminal by receiving a message from a network node collecting information on the operational state of the first communication network and by detecting, based on information carried in the message, if the at least one predetermined condition is fulfilled or not, and
wherein the monitoring and the detection further comprising detection if the message is received under a predetermined schedule in the mobile terminal.

US Pat. No. 10,116,776

MODULAR DIGITAL CAMERA AND CELLULAR PHONE

RED.COM, LLC, Irvine, CA...

1. A modular cellular phone with multiple cameras, comprising:a phone module comprising:
a phone module housing having first and second substantially planar sides spaced by a thickness of the phone module housing;
a battery within the phone module housing;
phone electronics configured to provide wireless voice and data communication functionality;
a first camera comprising a first image sensor;
one or more memory devices configured to store digital image data derived from light incident on the first image sensor;
a phone module electrical interface having a first plurality of electrical connectors electrically connected to the phone electronics and positioned on the first side of the phone module housing; and
a touch screen display on the second side of the phone module housing;
a camera module attachable to the phone module, comprising:
a camera module housing having a first side and a second side, the first side of the camera module housing having an aperture through which light enters the camera module housing, the second side being substantially planar;
a second camera comprising:
a lens mount on the first side of the camera module housing and comprising a lock ring defining an opening, the opening dimensioned to receive a lens, the lock ring rotatable to lock the lens in place within the lens mount over the aperture; and
a second image sensor configured to digitize light incident on the second image sensor after the light passes through the lens and the aperture;
a camera module electrical interface comprising a second plurality of electrical connectors positioned on the second side of the camera module housing; and
magnets configured to provide for magnetic attachment of the phone module to the camera module, mating the first side of the phone module housing with the second side of the camera module housing;
wherein video data acquired with the camera module is transmitted to the phone module across a system bus formed by the electrical connections between the phone electrical connector and the camera electrical connector.

US Pat. No. 10,115,205

EYE TRACKING SYSTEM WITH SINGLE POINT CALIBRATION

Facebook Technologies, LL...

1. A method comprising:obtaining cornea information for an eye of a user, the cornea information including a radius of a corneal sphere of the eye and location of a center of the corneal sphere;
capturing one or more reflections of a pupil of the eye of the user while the user is viewing content displayed on a head-mounted display (HMD);
determining a shape of the pupil based on the one or more captured pupil reflections;
identifying a three-dimensional plane parallel to the pupil, the three-dimensional plane identified based on the obtained cornea information and the identified pupil shape;
identifying a ray originating from the three-dimensional plane and perpendicular to a surface of the corneal sphere;
determining a pupillary axis for the pupil of the user based on the identified ray; and
performing an optical action based in part on the determined pupillary axis.

US Pat. No. 10,114,946

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DETECTING MALICIOUS CODE IN AN INTELLIGENT TERMINAL

BEIJING QIHOO TECHNOLOGY ...

1. A method for detecting malicious code in an intelligent terminal, comprising:acquiring a virtual machine executable file of an application from an application layer of an intelligent terminal operating system;
decompiling the virtual machine executable file to obtain a decompiled function information structure;
parsing the decompiled function information structure to obtain a virtual machine instruction sequence and a virtual machine mnemonic sequence corresponding to the virtual machine instruction sequence;
analyzing and determining function functionality of the virtual machine mnemonic sequence, and determining a target feature according to the virtual machine instruction sequence corresponding to the virtual machine mnemonic sequence having the function functionality; and
matching the target feature using preset malicious codes feature library, and if matching succeeds, determining that the virtual machine executable file of the application contains malicious codes.

US Pat. No. 10,112,718

ENERGY UNIT, CABIN MOVEMENT AND VEHICLE, AS WELL AS A METHOD FOR SUPPLYING THE CABIN OF A VEHICLE WITH A PROCESS MATERIAL

DIEHL AEROSPACE GMBH, Ub...

1. An energy unit for producing an operating material on board a vehicle, comprising a fuel cell unit with at least one fuel cell and a mobile storage unit, which is formed separately from the fuel cell unit, with a store for storing at least one energy source necessary for operation of the fuel cell unit, wherein the mobile storage unit and the fuel cell unit can be coupled with one another, and wherein, in the state coupled to one another, at least a first terminal of the mobile storage unit is connected to a corresponding second terminal of the fuel cell unit in such a way that at least the at least one energy source can be supplied from the store to the fuel cell, at least one further terminal of the mobile storage unit and of the fuel cell unit are interconnected in such a way that electrical energy, thermal energy, electronic data and/or fuel cell waste gases can be exchanged between the mobile storage unit and fuel cell unit, the fuel cell unit further comprising a dolly, in which at least one fuel cell is received, wherein the second terminal and, where applicable, the further terminal is/are mounted on the dolly.

US Pat. No. 10,116,465

METHOD FOR OPERATING A NETWORK

BECKHOFF AUTOMATION GMBH,...

1. A method for operating a network,wherein the network has a network subscriber that is connected to a superordinate bus and to a subordinate bus,
wherein the method comprises the following steps:
reception of a first superordinate data message by the network subscriber via the superordinate bus;
extraction of first data from the first superordinate data message by the network subscriber;
transmission of a first subordinate data message by the network subscriber via the subordinate bus, wherein the first subordinate data message comprises the first data;
reception of a second subordinate data message by the network subscriber via the subordinate bus;
extraction of second data from the second subordinate data message by the network subscriber; and
transmission of a second superordinate data message by the network subscriber via the superordinate bus, wherein the second superordinate data message comprises the second data;
wherein the second superordinate data message is formed from the first superordinate data message by replacing the first data by the second data; and
wherein the reception of the second subordinate data message takes place before the transmission of the first subordinate data message.

US Pat. No. 10,116,283

DUAL PASSBAND RADIO FREQUENCY FILTER AND COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE

Resonant Inc., Santa Bar...

1. A communications device, comprising:a multi-band filter having a lower pass-band and an upper pass-band separated by an intervening stop-band, comprising:
a first plurality of acoustic wave resonators including two or more first-network shunt resonators and two or more first-network series resonators coupled to form a first ladder network; and
a second plurality of acoustic wave resonators forming a second ladder network, the first and second ladder networks coupled in series between a first port and a second port, wherein
the two or more first-network shunt resonators have respective motional resonance frequencies below a lower edge of the lower passband to provide transmission zeros below the lower edge of the lower pass-band and the two or more first-network series resonators have respective anti-resonance frequencies above an upper edge of the upper passband to provide transmission zeros above the upper edge of the upper pass-band, and
the second ladder network is configured to provide transmission zeros at frequencies within the intervening stop-band.

US Pat. No. 10,112,301

AUTOMATIC CALIBRATION METHOD FOR ROBOT SYSTEMS USING A VISION SENSOR

Tyco Electronics (Shangha...

1. An automatic calibration method for a robot system, comprising:calibrating a sensor and a sensor coordinate system of the sensor with respect to a world coordinate system;
controlling a robot under the guidance of the sensor to move a point of a tool mounted on the robot to reach a same target point with a plurality of different poses, the point of the tool being in a tool coordinate system; and
calculating a transformation matrix tcpTt of the tool coordinate system with respect to a tool center point coordinate system based on pose data of the robot at the same target point.

US Pat. No. 10,112,128

APPARATUS FOR SECURING UNDERDRAIN FILTER BLOCK

Xylem Water Solutions Zel...

1. An underdrain filter block for use in draining and backwashing a filtering media in a filter bed, the block comprising:a top wall;
a pair of side walls extending from the top wall;
a bottom wall extending between the pair of side walls; and
a transverse wall extending from one of the pair of side walls to the other of the pair of side walls,
wherein the top wall, the pair of side walls, and the transverse wall define an upper portion, wherein the pair of side walls, the transverse wall, and the bottom wall a lower portion, including a grout chamber positioned between the bottom wall and the transverse wall, wherein at least one of the bottom wall and said side walls contains an opening, and wherein the transverse wall forms a continuous imperforate barrier between the upper portion and the grout chamber;
wherein the top wall, the bottom wall, and the pair of side walls are defined by a first piece and the transverse wall is defined by a second piece; and
wherein side portions of the transverse wall are received by grooves defined by inner surfaces of each of the pair of side walls.

US Pat. No. 10,117,223

CONTROL OF PAGING BASED ON WHETHER MOST RECENT SERVING BASE STATION IS A RELAY BASE STATION

Sprint Spectrum L.P., Ov...

1. A method of controlling paging of a wireless client device (WCD) in a wireless communication system having a plurality of base stations, wherein each base station is either (i) a relay base station having a wireless backhaul connection served by a donor base station or (ii) a non-relay base station not having a wireless backhaul connection served by a donor base station, the method comprising:encountering a trigger to page the WCD; and
responsive to the trigger, (a) identifying a most recent serving base station of the WCD, (b) making a determination of whether the identified base station is a relay base station or rather a non-relay base station, and (c) based on the determination, controlling whether to broadcast an initial page for the WCD via just the identified base station,
wherein (i) if the determination is that the identified base station is a non-relay base station, then the initial page for the WCD is broadcast via just the identified base station and (ii) if the determination is that the identified base station is a relay base station, then the initial page for the WCD is broadcast via both the identified base station and the donor base station that serves the wireless backhaul connection for the identified base station.

US Pat. No. 10,116,527

METHODS AND APPARATUSES FOR VALIDATING NETWORK PACKET BROKERS

KEYSIGHT TECHNOLOGIES SIN...

1. A method for validating a network packet broker, comprising:providing a software model of a network packet broker including a modeled filter and a modeled load balancer;
using filter logic of a software protocol analyzer to implement said modeled filler:
using said software protocol analyzer to implement said modeled load balancer;
providing a packet capture file, said packet capture file containing data packets captured from a production network or generated by a traffic generator;
creating a first association between an input port of said software model of said network packet broker and said packet capture file;
creating a second association between said input port and at least one of an input port of said modeled filter of said software model of said network packet broker and an input port of said modeled load balancer of said software model of said network packet broker;
creating a third association between said at least one of said input port of said modeled filter and said input port of said modeled load balancer with an output port of said software model of said network packet broker;
creating a fourth association between said output port of said software model of said network packet broker and said software protocol analyzer, thereby designating data packets output from said output port of said software model of said network packet broker be received by said software protocol analyzer for analysis; and
invoking said software protocol analyzer to transmit said data packets from said packet capture file through said modeled filter implemented by said software protocol analyzer and said modeled load balancer implemented by said software protocol analyzer to validate said modeled filter and said modeled load balancer.

US Pat. No. 10,115,053

NFC/RF MECHANISM WITH MULTIPLE VALID STATES FOR DETECTING AN OPEN CONTAINER, AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME

Thin Film Electronics ASA...

1. A wireless communication device, comprising:a) a receiver and a transmitter;
b) a substrate with an antenna thereon, the antenna receiving a first wireless signal and transmitting or broadcasting a second wireless signal;
c) an integrated circuit comprising (i) a continuity sensor and (ii) a memory, the integrated circuit being electrically connected to the antenna and configured to (i) process the first wireless signal and/or information therefrom, and (ii) generate the second wireless signal and/or information therefor; and
d) one or more protection lines on a common or different substrate, the protection line(s) being (i) configured to sense or determine a continuity state of a package or container on which the communication device is placed or to which the communication device is fixed or adhered, and (ii) electrically connected to the continuity sensor,
wherein:
the memory includes one or more bits storing a value corresponding to the continuity state of the container or package,
breaking at least one of the one or more protection lines causes at least one of the one or more bits to change,
the second wireless signal communicates the value corresponding to the continuity state of the container or package, and
the wireless communication device is configured such that it and/or a cloud system connected to it recognizes a change in the value of the continuity state and provides (i) a first consumer and/or user experience through the wireless communication device when the value of the continuity state of the container or package corresponds to a closed or sealed continuity state and (ii) a different consumer and/or user experience through the wireless communication device when the continuity state of the container or package corresponds to an opened continuity state.

US Pat. No. 10,114,353

MODULAR DATA CENTER

BASELAYER TECHNOLOGY, LLC...

1. A modular data center comprising:a controller;
a data center control system configured to collect data center data associated with the modular data center via communication with one of the controller and a plurality of sensors; and
a data module connected to a power supply source, the power supply source comprising at least one of a power grid, a backup power source and a power module, wherein the power module comprises electronics equipment for conditioning and distributing power to the one or more data modules,
wherein the data module comprises:
a first enclosure defining a first internal space; and
a first sensor in the plurality of sensors, the first sensor in communication with at least one of the controller and the data center control system, and
wherein the first enclosure is configured to contain a heat exchanger configured to remove heat from air within the first enclosure of the data module, and
wherein a second sensor in the plurality of sensors in communication with the power supply source.

US Pat. No. 10,114,308

CHARGE ROLLER POSITIONING

HP Indigo B.V., Amstelve...

14. A device comprising:a charge roller;
a photoconductor imaging plate;
at least one positioning unit for positioning at least a first end of the charge roller to a first plurality of index positions;
a current sensor, for measuring an alternating current in a circuit comprising the charge roller and the photoconductor imaging plate when the at least the first end of the charge roller is at each of the first plurality of index positions, wherein the alternating current is proportional to a capacitance between the charge roller and the photoconductor imaging plate; and
a controller for:
determining a first index position of the first plurality of index positions with a greatest change in capacitance; and
calibrating a position of the charge roller based upon the first index position.

US Pat. No. 10,113,710

REFLECTOR ELEMENT FOR AN LED CIRCUIT BOARD

ZUMTOBEL LIGHTING GMBH, ...

17. A flat reflector element for planar arrangement on an LED circuit board, wherein the flat reflector element includes:a flat portion having light-passage openings which extend therethrough and which correspond to positions of LEDs, each light-passage opening having a respective funnel-shaped edge region which extends within a thickness of the flat portion, and
projecting contact-protection elements which are arranged at a periphery of each of the light-passage openings so as to cover at least partially the respective funnel-shaped edge region.

US Pat. No. 10,113,709

ELONGATE MULTIPARTITE LENS ARRANGEMENT AND LUMINAIRE COMPRISING SUCH A LENS ARRANGEMENT

ZUMTOBEL LIGHTING GMBH, ...

1. An elongate multipartite lens arrangement for luminaires (L) for influencing light emitted by an illuminant comprising:a first elongate optical element comprising a first longitudinal axis (L2) and at least one second elongate optical element comprising a second longitudinal axis (L3), which second elongate optical element is disposed downstream of the first optical element in a light-guiding direction and provided separately from the first optical element,
wherein at least the first optical element has at least one defined light-entrance region, provided along the first longitudinal axis (L2), for introducing light of the illuminant into the lens arrangement
wherein the second optical element, for the purposes of guiding light of the lens arrangement, optically interacts with the first optical element in order to continue the light guidance of the first optical element,
wherein the light-entrance region is embodied as a recess for receiving the illuminants, and
wherein the first optical element has a grid or lattice forming the light-entrance regions, and at least one illuminant is assignable to each light-entrance region.

US Pat. No. 10,113,517

AIR CLEANER FOR STRATIFIED SCAVENGING TWO-STROKE INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE

Yamabiko Corporation, To...

1. An air cleaner for a stratified scavenging two-stroke internal combustion engine, wherein the air cleaner is connected to a carburetor with an air passage and an air-fuel mixture passage to supply clean air filtered by the air cleaner to the air passage and the air-fuel mixture passage of the carburetor, the air cleaner comprising:an element member provided with a cleaner element for filtering air, an outer circumferential surface of the cleaner element forming an outer circumferential surface of the air cleaner;
an air cleaner base having a first inlet and a second inlet;
a ceiling plate member opposed to the air cleaner base to define a ceiling wall of the air cleaner and;
an air cleaner clean space formed by the air cleaner base, the ceiling plate member and the cleaner element;
a passage forming member forming an extended passage leading to the second inlet,
wherein the passage forming member is shaped to surround a periphery of the first inlet, and
wherein the passage forming member forms a blown-back fuel diffusion preventing region leading to the first inlet,
wherein the blown-back fuel diffusion preventing region is closed by the air cleaner base and the ceiling plate member, and defined by the air cleaner base, the ceiling plate member and a peripheral wall surface of the passage forming member,
wherein the passage forming member has an entrance opening at one end in a longitudinal direction of the passage forming member and an exit opening at another end of the passage forming member,
wherein the entrance opening is opened to the air cleaner clean space, and the exit opening is connected to the second inlet,
wherein the blown-back fuel diffusion preventing region is opened to an air cleaner clean space that is defined by the cleaner element and outside of the passage forming member, and the blown-back fuel diffusion preventing region is opened to the air cleaner clean space through a clearance gap between the entrance opening and the exit opening,
wherein the first inlet is connected to one of the air passage and the air-fuel mixture passage, the second inlet is connected to the other of the air passage and the air-fuel mixture passage.

US Pat. No. 10,112,411

TRANSFER APPARATUS

CANON FINETECH NISCA INC....

1. A transfer apparatus comprising:a transfer section that transfers a transfer surface of a transfer or protective film to one surface or both surfaces of a card-shaped recording medium;
a reverse section that reverses a front side and a backside of the recording medium in two-sided transfer;
a correction section that corrects a curl of the recording medium with the transfer surface transferred in the transfer section; and
a control section that controls the correction section,
wherein the control section controls the correction section so that a correction amount for the recording medium with the transfer surface firstly transferred to one surface in two-sided transfer is smaller than a correction amount for the recording medium with the transfer surface transferred to one surface in one-sided transfer; and
wherein the control section controls the correction section so that respective correction amounts to one and opposite surfaces for the recording medium in two-sided transfer are smaller than the correction amount for the recording medium to the one surface in one-sided transfer.

US Pat. No. 10,112,363

POLYGONAL PART HAVING CAVITIES FOR A PANEL CORE, IN PARTICULAR OF A SATELLITE ANTENNA REFLECTOR

ARIANEGROUP SAS, Paris (...

1. A part intended for a panel core, in particular for a satellite antenna reflector, said part being substantially planar and having a polygonal shape with cavities, each side of the part featuring at least one of the following assembly elements: at least one lug, at least one recess, characterised in that each of said at least one lug and each of said at least one recess of the part have a trapezoidal shape, with in each case complementary shapes, the trapezoidal shape of each of said at least one lug widening towards an outside of the part and the trapezoidal shape of each of said at least one recess widening towards an inside of the part, and in that each of said at least one lug has a maximum width defined transversely to a perpendicular bisector of the trapezoidal shape, which is greater than a maximum width of each of said at least one recess.

US Pat. No. 10,111,863

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING PRASUGREL AND CYCLODEXTRIN DERIVATIVES AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME

CyDex Pharmaceuticals, In...

1. A pharmaceutical composition comprising:prasugrel, and
a cyclodextrin derivative of Formula I:

wherein n is 4, 5 or 6;
R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R8 and R9 are independently selected from: —OH, a straight-chain or branched —O—(C1-C8-(alkylene))-SO3? group, a substituted or unsubstituted straight-chain, branched, or cyclic —O—(C1-C10) group, a substituted straight-chain, branched, or cyclic —S—(C1-C10) group, and a saccharide;
wherein the composition is formulated for oral administration; and
wherein the cyclodextrin derivative is present in a concentration of at least 50:1 by mole relative to the prasugrel.
US Pat. No. 10,113,203

DIAGNOSIS KIT AND CHIP FOR BLADDER CANCER USING BLADDER CANCER SPECIFIC METHYLATION MARKER GENE

GENOMICTREE, INC., Daeje...

1. A method for detecting CpG methylation of PENK (proenkephalin gene), the method comprising the steps of:(a) isolating a genomic DNA from a clinical sample;
(b) treating the genomic DNA from step (a) with bisulfite; and
(c) determining hypermethylation of the CpG of the PENK gene in the bisulfite-treated genomic DNA from step (b) by using primer(s) to amplify a methylated CpG of the bisulfite-treated PENK gene, wherein the primer(s) for amplifying a methylated CpG of PENK comprises sequence(s) selected from the group consisting of SEQ ID NOs: 43-44, 46-185, 187-298, 300-341, 343-468, 470-579, 581-704, 706-841, 843-976, 978-1097, 1099-1210, 1212-1221.

US Pat. No. 10,113,774

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROL OF FLUID TEMPERATURE AND FLOW

Forced Physics, LLC, Irv...

1. A system for cooling comprising:a micro channel comprising a specular wall portion, an inflow opening, and an outflow opening; and
a gas comprising a constituent particle, the gas being induced to flow through the micro channel through operation of a pressure differential between a first pressure and a second pressure, the first pressure of the gas proximal to the inflow opening being atmospheric pressure;
wherein the second pressure of the gas proximal to the outflow opening is less than the first pressure;
wherein the micro channel is configured to accommodate a flow of the gas from the inflow opening to the outflow opening in a first direction substantially perpendicular to a cross section of the micro channel;
wherein the inflow opening has a first cross section area and the outflow opening has a second cross section area substantially different from the first cross section area;
wherein the first cross section area has a value in a first range of about 0.01×10?12 m2 to 500×10?12 m2;
wherein the second cross section area has a value in a second range of about 0.1×10?12 m2 to 50,000×10?12 m2; and
wherein the specular wall portion and the constituent particle are configured such that a velocity component of the constituent particle parallel to the specular wall portion before a collision between the constituent particle and the specular wall portion has approximately the same value after the collision and further configured such that energy transfer between the specular wall portion and the constituent particle associated with the cooling of the specular wall portion occurs through an increase in a velocity component of the constituent particle perpendicular to the specular wall portion.

US Pat. No. 10,113,459

INERTIAL GAS-LIQUID IMPACTOR SEPARATOR WITH FLOW DIRECTOR

Cummins Filtration IP Inc...

1. An inertial gas-liquid impactor separator for removing liquid particles from a gas-liquid stream comprising a housing having an inlet for receiving a gas-liquid stream and an outlet for discharging a gas stream, at least one nozzle in said housing receiving said gas-liquid stream from said inlet and accelerating said gas-liquid stream through said at least one nozzle, an inertial impactor collector in said housing in the path of said accelerated gas-liquid stream and causing liquid particle separation, and a flow director directing flow through said housing from said inlet to said outlet along a flow path from upstream to downstream, said flow director comprising a resiliently biased plunger having a valve face engageable with a valve seat, at least one of said valve face and said valve seat having a self-seating tolerance-accommodating configuration.

US Pat. No. 10,112,809

RELIABLE SPOOLING FOR A MOTORIZED LIFTING/PULLING DEVICE

Hall Labs LLC, Provo, UT...

1. An apparatus comprising:a motor;
a drum rotated by the motor to draw in or let out a line from the drum, the drum comprising a groove formed in an outer surface thereof to accommodate the line; and
a roller tracking and extending into the groove immediately over the line in order to push the line into the groove, wherein the roller is rotated to assist the drum in spooling the line onto and off of the drum.

US Pat. No. 10,112,726

OPTICAL HEALTH MONITORING FOR AIRCRAFT OVERHEAT AND FIRE DETECTION SYSTEMS

Kidde Technologies, Inc.,...

1. A system for an aircraft that includes a plurality of zones, the system comprising:a first zone fiber optic cable routed through a first set of the plurality of zones;
a reference fiber optic cable routed through each of the first set of the plurality of zones parallel to the first zone fiber optic cable;
a first local controller configured to provide a first optical signal to the first zone fiber optic cable and obtain a first response signal from the first zone fiber optic cable;
wherein the first local controller is configured to provide a reference signal to the reference fiber optic cable and receive a reference response from the reference fiber cable;
wherein the first local controller is further configured to determine at least one temperature for each of first set of the plurality of zones based on the first response signal and upon the reference response, the optical response, and coherent optical frequency domain reflectometry (COFDR), and provide an indication for first detected zones of the first set of the plurality of zones in which the at least one temperature is greater than a threshold value.

US Pat. No. 10,117,322

CIRCUIT ASSEMBLY AND ELECTRIC JUNCTION BOX

AutoNetworks Technologies...

1. A circuit assembly comprising:a heatsink;
an insulating sheet disposed on the heatsink; and
a circuit board spaced apart from the heat sink, wherein the insulating sheet is disposed between the circuit board and the heat sink,
wherein the circuit board is fixed to the heatsink by a fixing member, and
a plurality of heat conductive members formed of viscous material and is disposed on the insulating sheet so as to be pressed between the insulating sheet and the circuit board and form a continuous planar surface, each of the plurality of heat conductive members being spaced a part from each other so as to form a gap.

US Pat. No. 10,117,304

LED FAILURE DETECTING DEVICE

Macroblock, Inc., Hsinch...

1. A light emitting diode (LED) failure detecting device operatively associated with an LED array, the LED array including a plurality of scan lines, a plurality of data lines, and a plurality of LED units that are arranged in a matrix with a plurality of rows and a plurality of columns, each of the LED units having a first terminal and a second terminal, and permitting current flow therethrough from the first terminal thereof to the second terminal thereof; for each of the rows of the LED units, the first terminals of the LED units being coupled to a respective one of the scan lines; for each of the columns of the LED units, the second terminals of the LED units being coupled to a respective one of the data lines; said LED failure detecting device comprising:a driving circuit used to he coupled to the scan lines and the data lines, receiving a first control input that corresponds to selection of one of the LED units, and driving the LED units based on the first control input in such a way that a current flows through said one of the LED units; and
a determining circuit used to be coupled to the data lines for receiving a plurality of first voltages respectively thereat, and further receiving a second control input that at least corresponds to selection of one of the data lines which is coupled to said one of the LED units, said determining circuit generating, based at least on the first voltages and the second control input, a determination output that indicates whether said one of the LED units is determined to have failed.

US Pat. No. 10,117,234

FRAMING FOR AN ADAPTIVE MODULATION COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Wi-LAN, Inc., Ottawa (CA...

1. A method of enabling communication between a base station and a plurality of cellular telephones, comprising:enabling the base station to,
encode control information for the cellular telephones scheduled to receive downlink (DL) data in a DL frame and cellular telephones scheduled to transmit data in an uplink (UL) frame, the control information including,
a preamble for synchronization of the cellular telephones to the base station;
information about DL transmission resources allocated to cellular telephones scheduled to receive DL data in the DL frame, a DL transmission resource being associated with a DL physical (PHY) mode,
information about UL transmission resources allocated to cellular telephones scheduled to transmit data in the UL frame, an UL transmission resource being associated with an UL PHY mode,
encode the DL data using the associated DL PHY mode, in the DL frame, and
transmit the DL frame and the control information to the plurality of cellular telephones;
enabling at a first cellular telephone to,
achieve downlink synchronization with the base station and establish a downlink from the base station over one or more DL orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) subchannels,
receive from the base station the DL data and decode the DL data using the information about the DL transmission resource and the associated DL physical (PHY) mode; and
enabling a second cellular telephone to,
achieve uplink synchronization with the base station and establish an uplink to the base station over one or more UL OFDM subchannels,
encode the UL data using the information about the UL transmission resource and the associated UL PHY mode, and
transmit the UL data to the base station in the UL frame.

US Pat. No. 10,116,431

OPTICAL COMMUNICATION TRANSMITTING APPARATUS AND RECEIVING APPARATUS

KUANG-CHI INTELLIGENT PHO...

1. An optical communication transmitting apparatus, comprising:an encoder, configured to encode and shunt an input signal, to generate multiple synchronous encoded signals;
a driver, configured to amplify the multiple encoded signals, to generate multiple drive signals; and
multiple light sources, configured to generate multiple synchronous optical signals when driven by the multiple drive signals;
wherein the encoder is configured to execute program instructions, wherein the program instructions comprise: performing analog-to-digital conversion and encoding on the input signal, converting the input signal to an encoded signal, and converting the encoded signal to the multiple synchronous encoded signals;
wherein the encoder comprises a multistage NOT-gate cascade structure;
wherein each encoded signal passes through the same number of NOT gates from an input end of a first-stage NOT gate to an input end of a corresponding NOT gate of a last-stage NOT gate in the encoder;
wherein the number of Kth-stage NOT gates is greater than that of K?1th-stage NOT gates in the encoder, each NOT gate in the K?1th-stage NOT gates is connected to at least one NOT gate in the Kth-stage NOT gates, and K is an integer greater than 2.

US Pat. No. 10,115,972

SINGLE WALL CARBON NANOTUBE BASED AIR CATHODES

University of Florida Res...

1. An electrochemical cell, comprising:a liquid electrolyte;
an air cathode, wherein the air cathode comprises:
a porous membrane having at least one hydrophobic surface; and
a conductive catalytic film comprising single walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) having intimate electrical contact between said SWNTs, wherein said film contacts said hydrophobic surface of said porous membrane and said film is configured to be in direct contact with the liquid electrolyte, wherein said film does not comprise a metal catalyst, and wherein the air cathode is connected to an external circuit via direct electrical contact to the SWNTs.

US Pat. No. 10,115,541

SWITCH COMPONENT, PUSH SWITCH, ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING PUSH SWITCH

CITIZEN ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. A switch component comprising:a metallic spring plate comprising an outer peripheral edge and at least one pair of protrusions protruding from the outer peripheral edge; and
a cover of rubber covering at least one part of an upper surface of the metallic spring plate and comprising at least one pair of supporting portions that support the metallic spring plate,
the at least one pair of supporting portions supporting the at least one pair of protrusions of the metallic spring plate from below.

US Pat. No. 10,112,652

THREE-WHEELED VEHICLE CRUMPLE ZONE

Hall Labs LLC, Provo, UT...

1. A three-wheeled vehicle crumple zone, comprising:a triangular, single-sided swing arm coupling a wheel to a frame of the vehicle at an end-most portion of the vehicle, wherein the swing arm comprises:
a u-shaped frame yoke coupling the swing arm to the frame; and
an angled wheel yoke coupling the wheel to the swing arm, the wheel yoke extending from the frame yoke at an angle ranging from 40 to 70 degrees, such that the frame yoke, the wheel yoke, and a centerline axis extending perpendicularly from the frame yoke form a right triangle,
wherein the angle is such that a collision force required to reduce the angle is less than a force required to bend the frame where the frame yoke couples to the frame.

US Pat. No. 10,112,337

VOLUME CONTROLLED BLOWING-AIR FEED

KHS CORPOPLAST GMBH, Ham...

1. A method for controlling a blow-molding machine for producing a container of thermoplastic material, the method comprising the steps of:introducing a blowing gas for blow-molding the container into a thermally conditioned preform, while the preform is held in a blow mold of the blow-molding machine, including introducing the blowing gas during a preblowing phase into the preform so that the thermally-conditioned material of preform approaches walls of the blow mold; introducing the blowing gas during a following finish-blowing phase into the preform so that the thermally-conditioned material of the preform is pressed into contours of the walls of the blow mold; controlling a volumetric flow rate of the blowing gas at least during the preblowing phase by an adjustable flow-control valve, the flow control valve being controllable by a control unit that generates a control signal for setting the flow-control valve; and adjusting the flow-control valve as a function of the control signal, wherein the flow-control valve has a closing body that is movable between an open position and a closed position, wherein the controlling of the volumetric flow rate includes moving the closing body of the flow-control valve back and forth between the open and closed positions at an adjustable frequency to adjust the volumetric flow.

US Pat. No. 10,111,861

TREATMENT OF BREAST CANCER

Medivation Prostate Thera...

1. A method of treating breast cancer, wherein cells of the breast cancer express detectable estrogen receptor but the breast cancer is resistant to endocrine therapy, comprising administering to a patient in need thereof a therapeutically effective amount of a compound or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt of the compound, wherein the compound is selected from the group consisting of

US Pat. No. 10,117,270

METHOD FOR IMPROVING SPACE REUSE RATE IN WIRELESS LAN SYSTEM AND APPARATUS FOR SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for a spatial reuse operation by a station (STA) in a wireless local area network (WLAN) system, the method comprising:receiving a WLAN frame through a wireless medium;
setting a status of the wireless medium as busy when a received power level of the WLAN frame exceeds a first clear channel assessment (CCA) level;
determining whether the received WLAN frame is from a first basic service set (BSS) to which the STA belong or from a second BSS other than the first BSS; and
accessing the wireless medium for spatial reuse, when the received WLAN frame is from the second BSS, and when the received power level of the WLAN frame is below a second CCA level,
wherein the second CCA level is higher than the first CCA level.

US Pat. No. 10,116,551

SINGLE QUEUE LINK AGGREGATION

Accedian Networks Inc., ...

1. A method for transmitting a packet of a class of service from a device comprising several physical ports wherein two or more physical ports are coupled to at least one logical port said method comprising:maintaining a metadata lookup table that associates two or more identifiers with one or more physical ports coupled with the at least one logical port, said metadata lookup table identifying a working port one of said two or more physical ports used to transmit each packet;
receiving the packet on one of said physical ports and processed to determine the class of service and on which at least one logical port to transmit the packet;
storing said packet in a memory regardless of said class of service;
adding a pointer to said packet in a pointer list associated to said class of service along with a port identifier selected from the metadata lookup table;
selecting a next pointer at a head of the pointer list associated to the class of service, selection based on identifying the at least one of said two or more physical ports associated with the identifier based on a first associated metadata identifier and the metadata lookup table;
transmitting a next packet corresponding to the next pointer to one or more of said physical ports based on the port identifier.

US Pat. No. 10,115,387

ACTIVE NOISE-REDUCTION EARPHONES AND NOISE-REDUCTION CONTROL METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR THE SAME

Goertek Inc., Weifang (C...

1. A noise-reduction control method for active noise-reduction earphones, wherein providing a feedforward microphone on each earphone of the active noise-reduction earphones, respectively; the feedforward microphone being disposed outside of the earphone; the noise-reduction control method comprising:performing frequency-domain weighting and temporal-domain weighting to a noise signal collected by the feedforward microphone at current time to obtain a weighted energy;
judging whether active noise-reduction control is needed at the current time based on the weighted energy;
when the active noise-reduction control is needed, calculating an energy value of a first sub-band and an energy value of a second sub-band of the noise signal collected by the feedforward microphone at the current time, wherein the first sub-band and the second sub-band are determined based on a feedforward noise-reduction curve and a feedback noise-reduction curve of the earphone, respectively;
determining a feedforward noise-reduction amount and a feedback noise-reduction amount based on the energy value of the first sub-band and the energy value of the second sub-band, respectively;
controlling the earphone to perform feedforward noise reduction based on the feedforward noise-reduction amount, and
controlling the earphone to perform feedback noise reduction based on the feedback noise-reduction amount,
wherein performing frequency-domain weighting to a noise signal collected by the feedforward microphone at current time according to the following formula:
v(n)=RA(f)*s1
wherein, y(n) is a signal obtained after the frequency-domain weighting, s1 is the noise signal, f is a frequency of the noise signal, and RA(f) is a frequency weighting coefficient,

US Pat. No. 10,114,221

TOGGLING A 360-DEGREE CAMERA TO SELFIE VIEW

ESSENTIAL PRODUCTS, INC.,...

7. An image capture system comprising:(i) a smartphone including:
a processor;
a touch-sensitive display screen; and
an interface configured to wirelessly couple the smartphone to an accessory while mounted to the smartphone; and
(ii) a camera accessory coupled to the interface, the camera accessory including:
a plurality of camera modules enabled to capture a plurality of field of views spanning 360-degrees including a reference view, which is a field of view including a user of the smartphone;
wherein the processor is configured to:
responsive to an input by the user on the smartphone, cause the system to toggle from displaying on the display screen any of the plurality of field of views spanning 360-degrees to displaying a reference view on the display screen; and
responsive to another input by the user on the smartphone, cause the system to switch from displaying the reference view on the display screen to displaying a return view on the display screen, the return view being a field of view displayed before the system was toggled to display the reference view on the display screen.

US Pat. No. 10,113,682

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR THERMALLY INSULATING A PIECE OF EQUIPMENT

ARIANEGROUP SAS, Paris (...

1. A method of thermally insulating a piece of equipment, the method comprising:a) supplying at least one block of thermal insulation presenting a shape complementary to an outside face of a portion of said equipment;
b) making a first hole in said block of insulation presenting a first end opening out facing the outside face of said equipment and a second end opening out away from the outside face of said equipment;
c) placing said block of thermal insulation in a deformable cover made of a gastight material such that a wall of said first hole is covered by said gastight cover while leaving the first end and the second end of said first hole open, and the cover defines, at the second end, a first opening that communicates with the first hole and a second opening that communicates with the space situated between the insulating block and the cover;
d) fastening the block of insulation covered in the cover against the outside face of said portion of equipment by gastight and deformable connection means so that a space defined between the block of insulation and said portion of equipment presents a closed outline;
e) connecting the first opening and the second opening to suction means;
f) activating said suction means whereby an inside of the cover is partially evacuated and the cover is pressed against the block of insulation and against said portion of equipment; and
g) closing the first opening and the second opening of the cover in gastight manner.

US Pat. No. 10,117,366

SPRING ENERGIZED SEALS AND RELATED METHODS

Bal Seal Engineering, Inc...

1. A seal assembly comprising a seal element having an inside flange and an outside flange defining a first spring groove having a first spring energizer located therein and biasing the inside flange and the outside flange away from one another;a conductive path defined at least in part by a second spring energizer located in a second spring groove and a third spring energizer located in a third spring groove in electrical communication with one another for EMI shielding.

US Pat. No. 10,117,308

ASSOCIATING INFORMATION WITH AN ASSET OR A PHYSICAL SPACE

enLighted, Inc., Sunnyva...

1. A system operative to associate information with an asset or a physical space, comprising:a plurality of building control fixtures located within a structure, one or more of the plurality of building control fixtures comprising:
a sensor unit, wherein the sensor unit generates a sense signal based on sensed motion; wherein
the sensor unit comprises;
communication circuitry, the communication circuitry operative to maintain a link with a network;
a controller, the controller operative to:
manage communication with the network, wherein the communication comprises at least information of the sense signal; and wherein
wherein at least one of an external controller or at least one controller of the plurality of building control fixtures is operative to:
track locations of a first mobile device within the structure based on locations of the plurality of building control fixtures, based on received signal strength of beacons communicated between the sensor unit and the first mobile device, and based on the sensed motion, wherein the tracked locations include location estimates, wherein new location estimates based on the beacons that correspond with a location in which a building control fixture has not sensed motion are given a lower probability estimate compared to a location in which a building control fixture has sensed motion;
identify the first mobile device being within a threshold distance of a physical place based on the tracked locations of the first mobile device and a location of the physical space; and
allow the first mobile device or a user of the first mobile device to receive information associated with the physical place, or to provide information to be associated with the physical place upon identifying the first mobile device to be within the threshold distance of the physical place.

US Pat. No. 10,117,217

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING POSITIONING REFERENCE SIGNAL IN WIRELESS ACCESS SYSTEM SUPPORTING MACHINE TYPE COMMUNICATION

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

6. A Base Station (BS) for transmitting a Positioning Reference Signal (PRS) for estimating a location of a Machine Type Communication (MTC) User Equipment (UE) in a wireless access system supporting MTC, the BS comprising:a transmitter; and
a processor configured to support PRS transmission by controlling the transmitter,
wherein the processor is configured to transmit PRS Subframe (SF) information, repeatedly transmit a Physical Downlink Shared Channel (PDSCH) including a same downlink data, N times, and transmit the PRS in PRS SFs,
wherein a normal Cyclic Prefix (CP) is applied to the PRS when the PRS SFs are configured with a normal SF and a Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service Single Frequency Network (MBSFN) SF,
wherein an extended CP is applied to the PRS when the PRS SFs include only MBSFN SFs, and
wherein the PRS SF information indicates SFs configured as the PRS SFs.

US Pat. No. 10,117,114

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DUAL-BAND BACKHAUL RADIO

Mimosa Networks, Inc., S...

1. A method for multiple input multiple output (MIMO) multi-frequency transmission of data by a MIMO radio comprising a first and second set of antennae, wherein the first and second set of antennae each comprise a vertically polarized antenna and a horizontally polarized antenna, the method comprising:transmitting or receiving data on the first set of antennae using a first frequency;
transmitting or receiving the data on the second set of antennae using a second frequency;
measuring upload bandwidth use and download bandwidth use of the MIMO radio; and
selectively adjusting any of an available upload bandwidth or an available download bandwidth of the MIMO radio in response to the upload bandwidth use and the download bandwidth use.

US Pat. No. 10,114,305

LIQUID TONER CONTAINING A LOW SYMMETRY ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTING MATERIAL FOR PRINTING CONDUCTIVE TRACES

HP Indigo B.V., Amstelve...

1. A liquid toner for printing conductive traces, including:a carrier liquid; and
toner particles dispersed in the carrier liquid, the toner particles including an electrically conducting material and a dispersant embedded in a resin, the electrically conducting material having a shape of a flake, a fiber, or a tube.

US Pat. No. 10,117,249

HIGH SPEED, HIGH TERRESTRIAL DENSITY GLOBAL PACKET DATA MOBILE SATELLITE SYSTEM ARCHITECTURES

Hughes Network Systems, L...

1. A satellite communications system comprising:a plurality of one or more of low earth orbit (LEO) satellites, medium earth orbit (MEO) satellites and geosynchronous earth orbit (GEO) satellites;
a gateway node comprising one or more satellite gateways each configured to communicate over respective channels of each of the plurality of satellites via at least one respective gateway antenna, an IP core network, and a border gateway configured to communicate with one or more external IP networks;
one or more satellite terminals; and
a plurality of mobile user terminals, wherein the mobile user terminals, of a first subset of the plurality of mobile user terminals, each is configured to communicate with a respective one of the satellite gateways, over one or more channels of the plurality of satellites, via an associated one of the satellite terminals, and wherein the mobile user terminals, of a second subset of the plurality of mobile user terminals, each is configured to communicate with a respective one of the satellite gateways directly over one or more channels of the plurality of satellites; and
wherein the mobile user terminals, of the first subset of the plurality of mobile user terminals, each is configured to communicate with the associated one of the satellite terminals locally via an S-band channel; and
wherein the mobile user terminals, of the second subset of the plurality of mobile user terminals, each is configured to communicate directly over the one or more channels of the plurality of satellites, via one or more of Ku band and Ka Band;
wherein each of the one or more satellite gateways is configured to communicate over the respective channels of each of the plurality of satellites via one or more of Ka band, Ku band, V-band and L-band; and
wherein, for purposes synchronization and to ensure that uplink transmissions of different mobile user terminals do not overlap or collide at a respective one of the LEO, MEO or GEO satellites, the mobile user terminals are configured to continually adjust a transmit receive offset (TRO) of the terminal to make it equal to a negative of its return trip time (RTT) latency plus a system constant.

US Pat. No. 10,114,080

LED LIGHTING DEVICE AND A METHOD TO VERIFY ITS LIFESPAN

ZHEJIANG SHENGHUI LIGHTIN...

1. An LED lighting device, comprising:an LED module configured to emit light;
an LED driver configured to supply power and drive the LED module;
a micro controller unit (MCU) module that is connected to the LED driver and configured to measure an operation time of the LED lighting device;
a display module that is connected to the MCU module and configured to receive the operation time sent from the MCU module and display the operation time; and
a power supply module configured to supply power to the MCU module and the display module, wherein:
the MCU module is further configured to:
detect an output voltage of the LED driver,
determine whether the LED driver is working by comparing the detected output voltage with a threshold voltage,
determine that the LED driver is working when the detected output voltage is greater than the threshold voltage,
trigger an embedded timer to start accumulating the operation time when the LED driver is determined to be working, and
stop accumulating the operation time when the LED driver is determined to be not working.

US Pat. No. 10,114,050

UTILITY CONSUMPTION IDENTIFICATION

Sensus USA Inc., Raleigh...

1. A method of identifying with a non-intrusive load monitoring apparatus consumption of a utility by devices in a group of devices, wherein each device in the group of devices has a plurality of device-states and is arranged to consume the utility, the method comprising, for a given measurement period in a supply of the utility to the group of devices:configuring a non-transitory memory to receive and store a predetermined mean vector, ?d, for each device of a plurality of devices within the group of devices, each predetermined mean vector being a time-based vector of levels of consumption of the utility by that device during a predetermined measurement period for each device-state of the plurality of devices-states for that device;
providing an input module configured to operate with a utility sensor that measures consumption of the utility by the group of devices, the input module obtaining a time-based vector of total levels of consumption of the utility by the group of devices during the given measurement period;
receiving the predetermined mean vector, ?d, for each device of the plurality of devices within the group of devices, wherein each predetermined mean vector, ?d, is provided other than by the utility sensor that measures consumption of the utility by the group of devices;
calculating with a processor, for each of a plurality of group-states, wherein each group-state corresponds to each device in the group of devices being in a corresponding device-state, a score representing a likelihood that the group of devices is in the group-state during the given measurement period, wherein said score is based on a likelihood of the obtained vector occurring based on a multivariate statistical model that incorporates the predetermined mean vectors, corresponding to the group-state, of the total level of consumption of the utility by the group of devices during a measurement period in the supply of the utility to the group of devices when the group of devices is in the group-state;
identifying, based at least in part on the calculated scores, a most likely group-state for the group of devices; and
identifying consumption of the utility by an individual device in the group of devices based at least in part on the most likely group-state for the group of devices, wherein the non-intrusive load monitoring apparatus is automatically calibrated for identifying the consumption of the utility by receiving the predetermined mean vector, ?d, for each device of the plurality of devices.

US Pat. No. 10,113,356

INSERTS FOR HOLLOW STRUCTURAL MEMBERS

Arconic Inc., Pittsburgh...

1. A structure for a building envelope dividing an exterior environment from an interior environment, comprising:a composite member having a pair of metal extrusions having a first thermal conductivity, the pair of extrusions connected by a thermal break formed from a material having a lower thermal conductivity than the metal extrusions, a first of the pair of extrusions being an exterior extrusion and a second of the pair being an interior extrusion, the composite member having a portion with an open, C-shaped cross-sectional shape, the hollow of the C-shaped cross-sectional shape communicating with a space exterior to the composite member, the hollow supporting heat transfer by convection between the pair of metal extrusions;
a monolithic insert formed independently of the composite member having stable free-standing dimensions, the insert inserting into the hollow and extending at least partially across the hollow, the insert being made from a material with a thermal conductivity less than the thermal conductivity of the metal extrusions and having a cross-sectional shape which at least partially subdivides the hollow into a plurality of sub-areas, the insert having an open U-shaped cross-sectional shape with a first wall extending at least partially across the open C-shape, the first wall defining the bottom of the U-shape and joining to a first side wall at one end and to a second side wall at another end, the first side wall and the second sidewall defining the side walls of the U-shape, the insert reducing the Nusselt number of the composite member relative to the Nusselt number of the composite member without the insert present in the hollow.

US Pat. No. 10,111,673

POLYMER 4-IN-1 FEMORAL CUTTING BLOCK INCLUDING METALLIC PROTECTIVE BUSHINGS

DEPUY IRELAND UNLIMITED C...

1. An orthopaedic surgical instrument comprising:a polymer 4-in-1 femoral cutting block having a sidewall that partially defines a chamfer cutting slot having a slot section between a first opening defined in a first surface of the sidewall and a second opening defined in a second surface of the sidewall,
a first metallic planar cutting guide secured within the chamfer cutting slot of the polymer 4-in-1 femoral cutting block,
a second metallic planar cutting guide secured within the chamfer cutting slot of the polymer 4-in-1 femoral cutting block, the second metallic planar cutting guide being arranged at an oblique angle relative to, and spaced apart from, the first metallic planar cutting guide,
a first metallic bushing secured within the chamfer cutting slot of the polymer 4-in-1 femoral cutting block, an outer surface of the first metallic bushing being positioned at a lateral end of each of the first and second metallic planar cutting guides, the first metallic bushing extending along the slot section of the chamfer cutting slot, wherein the first metallic bushing is configured to prevent a blade from engaging the polymer 4-in-1 femoral cutting block, and
a second metallic bushing secured within the chamfer cutting slot of the polymer 4-in-1 femoral cutting block, an outer surface of the second metallic bushing being positioned at a medial end of each of the first and second metallic planar cutting guides, the second metallic bushing extending along the slot section of the chamfer cutting slot, wherein the second metallic bushing is configured to prevent the blade from engaging the polymer 4-in-1 femoral cutting block.
US Pat. No. 10,114,023

METHOD OF ENHANCING THE EFFICACY OF ANTI-HEPATOCYTE GROWTH FACTOR RECEPTOR BREAST CANCER THERAPY BY ADMINISTERING AN INHIBITOR OF MENAINV

Massachusetts Institute o...

1. A method of enhancing the efficacy of an anti-hepatocyte growth factor receptor breast cancer therapy on a subject having breast cancer comprising administering to the subject an amount of an antibody, RNAi, aptamer or peptide inhibitor of MenaINV effective to enhance the efficacy of the anti-hepatocyte growth factor receptor breast cancer therapy administered to the subject.

US Pat. No. 10,117,224

MAC SUBHEADER FOR D2D BROADCAST COMMUNICATION FOR PUBLIC SAFETY

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication for a first user equipment (UE), comprising:configuring, the first UE to belong to one or more device-to-device (D2D) communication groups;
configuring, at the first UE, at least a non-access stratum (NAS) protocol layer or a radio resource control (RRC) protocol layer to enable D2D communication with a second UE when the first UE is out of network coverage, wherein configuring the RRC protocol layer further comprises transitioning the RRC protocol to a D2D communication state and when configuring the RRC protocol layer, the RRC protocol layer configures a medium access control (MAC) layer to generate a MAC subheader, the MAC subheader comprising group number information that indicates a number of group identities (IDs) included in the MAC subheader, the group IDs indicating the one or more D2D communication groups to which the first UE belongs;
configuring, at the first UE, one or more protocol layers based on the configuring of at least the NAS protocol layer or the RRC protocol layer, the one or more protocol layers different from the NAS protocol layer and the RRC protocol layer; and
communicating with the second UE.

US Pat. No. 10,117,173

OUT-OF-BAND POWER DOWN NOTIFICATION

Parallel Wireless, Inc., ...

1. A mobile base station for reducing coverage interruptions for users connected thereto, comprising:a vehicle bus notification module coupled to a vehicle electrical power system and configured to determine a vehicle battery power level, the vehicle electrical power system powering the mobile base station;
a first radio access network interface for communicating with mobile devices using a first radio access technology;
a backhaul interface for communicating with an operator core network;
a processor, in communication with the vehicle bus notification module, the first radio access network interface, and the backhaul interface; and
a memory, further comprising instructions that when executed by the processor, perform steps comprising:
receiving a vehicle bus low power alert at the vehicle bus notification module;
requesting, in response to receiving the vehicle bus low power alert, from a network server, a mobile device detach procedure for the mobile devices;
sending, in response to receiving the vehicle bus low power alert, to the network server, a message to cause the network server to perform power control of a neighboring base station to increase or decrease transmission power; and
sending a message via the backhaul interface to the operator core network to request a notification to be sent to the mobile devices, the notification configured to include human-readable information regarding the vehicle battery power level of the mobile base station,
thereby enabling the mobile devices to be notified via the operator core network when the vehicle battery power level is low.

US Pat. No. 10,117,111

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SIMULATING A LAND MOBILE RADIO SYSTEM

E.F. JOHNSON COMPANY, Ir...

1. A method for simulating a land mobile radio system having a plurality of radio sites, the method comprising:simulating, by a first server, one or more land mobile radio sites;
simulating, by a second server, one or more simulated subscriber units in communication with at least one of the one or more simulated land mobile radio sites and one or more non-simulated land mobile radio site of the land mobile radio system; and
wherein the first server and the second server are connected to an IP network comprising an IP-based interface between the first server and the second server configured to communicate data packets between the first server and the second server that simulate radio signals among at least two of: the one or more simulated land mobile radio site, the one or more non-simulated land mobile radio site, the one or more simulated subscriber unit, and a one or more non-simulated subscriber unit;
wherein each simulated land mobile radio site comprises:
an application layer comprising one or more simulated land mobile radio site applications, each simulated land mobile radio site application having and uniquely addressed by at least one unique simulated land mobile radio site application IP address on the IP network, such that a plurality of unique simulated land mobile radio site application IP addresses are associated with the first server to address the one or more simulated land mobile radio site applications;
wherein the one or more simulated land mobile radio site applications comprises at least a control channel application addressed by the unique simulated land mobile radio site application IP address comprising a unique land mobile radio site control channel application IP address and the land mobile radio site controller application addressed by the unique simulated land mobile radio site application IP address comprising a unique land mobile radio site controller application IP address,
wherein the application layer communicates data packets simulating radio signals from the one or more simulated land mobile radio site applications to at least one of: the one or more non-simulated land mobile radio site, the one or more simulated land mobile radio site, the one or more non-simulated subscriber unit, and the one or more simulated subscriber unit,
wherein the one or more non-simulated land mobile radio site is in communication with at least one non-simulated subscriber unit by the radio signals different than the data packets;
wherein the first server and the second server simulate additional communication over the radio signals by generating and communicating data packets over the IP network between at least two of: the first server, the second server, at least one of the one or more non-simulated land mobile radio site, at least one of the one or more simulated land mobile radio site, at least one of the one or more non-simulated subscriber unit, and at least one of the one or more simulated subscriber unit, wherein the data packets simulate the radio signals, and
wherein the first server and the second server simulate a radio call wherein the control channel application is in communication with a first of the one or more simulated subscriber units initiating the call, the communication comprising providing both the unique land mobile radio site control channel IP address and the unique land mobile radio site controller application IP address to the first of the one or more simulated subscriber units initiating the call via the IP network,
wherein the first of the one or more simulated subscriber units provides call data to both the unique land mobile radio site control channel IP address and the unique land mobile radio site controller application IP address,
wherein the land mobile radio site controller application transmits at least a portion of the call data to further land mobile radio site controller applications of further simulated land mobile radio site having a same talkgroup IP as the first of the one or more simulated subscriber units for retransmission to further simulated subscriber units.

US Pat. No. 10,116,499

INTERCONNECTION PLATFORM FOR REAL-TIME CONFIGURATION AND MANAGEMENT OF A CLOUD-BASED SERVICES EXCHANGE

Equinix, Inc., Redwood C...

2. A cloud exchange comprising:a data center that includes respective ports of a switching fabric to which a plurality of networks connect, each of the networks comprising computing resources co-located within the data center,
wherein a first network of the networks is associated with a cloud service provider and provides at least one cloud service;
a plurality of interconnection assets within the data center,
wherein the plurality of interconnection assets are configured to connect, using a first virtual circuit that comprises a path through the switching fabric of the data center, a second network of the networks with the first network associated with the cloud service provider to enable access by the second network to the at least one cloud service, and
wherein the plurality of interconnection assets are configured to connect, using a second virtual circuit that comprises a path through the switching fabric of the data center, a third network of the networks with the first network associated with the cloud service provider to enable access by the third network to the at least one cloud service; and
an interconnection platform configured for execution by one or more computing devices and presenting a software interface configured to, in response to receipt of a request from an application, access the plurality of interconnection assets to satisfy the request.

US Pat. No. 10,115,446

SPIN TRANSFER TORQUE MRAM DEVICE WITH ERROR BUFFER

SPIN TRANSFER TECHNOLOGIE...

1. A random access memory (RAM) device, comprisinga memory array comprised of an array of MRAM storage elements arranged as a plurality of data words, wherein each of the plurality of data words comprises an address;
address and data lines, coupled to the memory array, wherein the data lines carry a data word to be written into the memory array and the address lines carry a corresponding address;
a write buffer, coupled to the address and data lines, wherein the write buffer comprises a number of storage elements, and wherein the write buffer stores the data word and the corresponding address carried on the address and data lines during a write cycle;
an error buffer, coupled to the write buffer, wherein the error buffer comprises a plurality of entries, wherein each of the error buffer entries comprises a plurality of storage elements and an associated buffer memory address; and
a memory control logic that operates during a read cycle and the write cycle, wherein the memory control logic, during the write cycle, is operable to determine whether the data word was written into the memory array within a predefined error budget, and wherein the memory control logic writes the data word and the corresponding address from the write buffer into a selected one of the plurality of entries of the error buffer if the data word was not written into the memory array within the predefined error budget, and wherein the memory control logic, during a read cycle, is further operable to determine whether an address to be read is stored in the write buffer, the error buffer or the memory array.

US Pat. No. 10,114,188

PANEL-MOUNTABLE FIBER OPTIC CABLE FEEDTHROUGH

M2 OPTICS, INC., Holly S...

1. A panel-mountable fiber optic cable feedthrough that is comprised of two main body parts made from a plastic material and each including an open semicircular channel and a flange such that (1) when these parts are assembled around a fiber optic cable and joined together by a mechanical securing means the two semicircular channels in the said main body parts form a full circular cavity around a fiber optic cable with a tight fit having a minimum or zero clearance gap between the outside diameter of the fiber optic cable and the inside diameter of circular cavity in the feedthrough, (2) there are multiple ribs on the inner surface of the circular cavity from 0.1 to 2.0 mm in height that bite down on the outer surface of the fiber optic cable to hold it securely in place when the feedthrough is assembled around the said fiber optic cable, (3) each flange includes at least one penetrating hole so that the feedthrough can be positioned with the holes in the two flanges co-axial and adjacent to similar penetrating holes in an equipment panel and secured to the panel by fasteners, including screws that fit into threaded holes in the equipment panel or with matching nuts if the screws pass entirely through the equipment panel, and (4) one or both ends of the circular cavity have a trumpet bell-shaped flare with a minimum radius of curvature of 3 mm to provide strain relief for the optical fibers(s) in the fiber optic cable.

US Pat. No. 10,113,498

METHOD TO CONTROL A FUEL PUMP FOR A DIRECT INJECTION SYSTEM

MAGNETI MARELLI S.p.A., ...

1. A method to control a high pressure pump (4) for a direct injection system provided with a common rail (3) comprising the steps of:calculating an objective fuel flow rate (Mref) to be fed by the high pressure pump (4) to the common rail (3) instant by instant to have the desired pressure value inside the common rail (3);
comparing the objective fuel flow rate (Mref) with the maximum flow rate (Mmax) that can be delivered by the high pressure pump (4); and
based on the comparison between the objective fuel flow rate (Mref) and the maximum flow rate (Mmax) that can be delivered by the high pressure pump (4), controlling the high pressure pump (4) so as to alternate exclusively operating cycles of the high pressure pump (4) with the maximum flow rate (Mmax) that can be delivered and idle operating cycles of the high pressure pump (4).

US Pat. No. 10,113,463

REMOTE FLUID SUPPLY FOR AN ENGINE

Clark Equipment Company, ...

1. A system comprising:a first diesel engine operable to drive a first device;
a first diesel exhaust fluid (“DEF”) tank associated with the first engine and operable to provide DEF to the first diesel engine during operation;
a second diesel engine operable to drive a second device;
a second DEF tank associated with the second engine and operable to provide DEF to the second diesel engine during operation;
an external DEF tank arranged to contain a quantity of DEF that is coupled to the first DEF tank and the second DEF tank and operable to selectively deliver DEF from the external DEF tank to each of the first DEF tank and the second DEF tank;
a manifold including an inlet fluidly connected to the external DEF tank, a first outlet fluidly connected to the first DEF tank, and a second outlet fluidly connected to the second DEF tank;
a first valve associated with the first outlet, the first valve configured to move between a closed position in which no DEF flows through the first outlet and an open position in which DEF flows through the first outlet; and
a second valve associated with the second outlet, the second valve configured to move between a closed position in which no DEF flows through the second outlet and an open position in which DEF flows through the second outlet.

US Pat. No. 10,111,992

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING THE LIQUID LEVEL OF SALVAGED BLOOD IN A BLOOD COLLECTION RESERVOIR OF AN AUTOLOGOUS BLOOD TRANSFUSION SYSTEM

Fresenius Kabi Deutschlan...

1. An autologous blood transfusion system for the recovery and washing of salvaged blood collected from a surgical site of a patient, comprising:a blood collection reservoir for storing the collected blood,
an optical detection setup for periodically detecting a liquid level of the salvaged blood in said blood collection reservoir and for outputting a corresponding output signal, and
a processor for determining the liquid level of the salvaged blood in said blood collection reservoir based on said output signal of said optical detection setup,
said optical detection setup comprising:
a plurality of light emitters disposed on a first side of said blood collection reservoir at different height levels for emitting light and
a plurality of light receivers disposed on a second side of said blood collection reservoir opposite to said first side for sensing light emitted by said light emitters and transmitted through said blood collection reservoir and for outputting said output signal; and
said processor further configured for:
identifying a conspicuous signal out of said output signals of said light receivers based on a comparison of output signals of at least two light receivers out of said plurality of light receivers, said conspicuous signal associated with an abnormal transmission change between the output signals of the at least two light receivers, the output signal of a first of the at least two light receivers being compared against the output signal of a second of the at least two light receivers and the first and second light receivers being directly adjacent,
varying a detection parameter of a light emitter and/or of a light receiver and/or of an amplifier associated with said conspicuous signal, and
repeating said step of determining the liquid level of the salvaged blood in said blood collection reservoir using said varied detection parameter.

US Pat. No. 10,117,354

MOTOR DRIVE UNIT PROVIDED WITH HOUSING FORMED WITH OPENING

FANUC CORPORATION, Yaman...

1. A motor drive unit mounted on a cabinet, comprising:an electronic component; and
a housing surrounding the electronic component, and including:
a back plate which is fixed to the cabinet and to which the electronic component is fixed;
a front plate opposite the back plate; and
a first side plate and a second side plate which extend from the back plate to the front plate so as to be opposite to each other, wherein
the first side plate includes an opening extending through the first side plate, the first side plate is slanted with respect to the back plate so as to approach the second side plate or separate from the second side plate the further from the back surface plate toward the front surface plate wherein the motor drive unit is mounted on the cabinet in close proximity to an other member the other member also having a side plate, wherein the first side plate faces and directly contacts the side plate of the other member and is slanted so as to form a gap between the first side plate and the side plate of the other member to allow an air flow through the opening and the gap to be generated.

US Pat. No. 10,114,039

SELECTIVELY GEOMETRIC SHAPED CONTACT PIN FOR ELECTRONIC COMPONENT TESTING AND METHOD OF FABRICATION

Johnstech International C...

1. A method of making contacts pins for use in integrated circuit testing where said pins have sidewalls which join at edges which are initially sharp edges and which some of the edges are then selectively radiused comprising the steps of:a. forming a blank of planar material;
b. defining a shape of a pin in the form of an outline of a pin on the blank;
c. cutting the blank along said outline to partially physically separate part of the pin with the remaining portion of the pin still attached to the blank, thereby creating sharp corner edges where the blank has been cut;
d. subsequently, after cutting the blank along said outline, and exposing a part of a finished pin shape, mechanically radiusing all edges of the blank thereby removing said sharp corner edges of that portion of the pin shape which has its edges exposed from cutting away of the blank;
e. cutting the blank away from the remainder of the pin outline to create a singulated pin completely separated from the blank, thereby creating edges of the pin shape which are not radiused and retain said sharp corner edges;
so that a planar pin which results has edges which are radiused and edges which are not radiused on different portions of the same pin.
US Pat. No. 10,113,222

ALUMINIUM ALLOY WHICH IS RESISTANT TO INTERCRYSTALLINE CORROSION

Hydro Aluminium Rolled Pr...

1. Aluminium alloy consisting of alloy components, which have the following composition in % by weight:2.91%?Mg?4.5%,
0.5%?Mn?0.8%,
0.05%?Cu?0.30%,
0.05%?Cr?0.30%,
0.05%?Zn?0.9%,
Fe<0.40%,
Si<0.25%,
Ti<0.20%,the balance Al and impurities individually less than 0.05% and in total a maximum of 0.15% and wherein the following applies to the alloy components Zn, Cr, Cu and Mn:(2.3* %Zn+1.25* %Cr+0.65* %Cu+0.05* %Mn) +2.4?%Mg and
(2.3* %Zn+1.25* %Cr+0.65* %Cu+0.05* %Mn) +1.4?%Mg.
US Pat. No. 10,111,950

MODIFIED GLYCOLIPIDS AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME

Vaccinex, Inc., Rocheste...

1. A method of treating a disease in a subject, comprising administering to a subject in need of said treatment a modified glycolipid/protein complex comprising:a) a CD1d protein;
b) a ?2-microglobulin physically associated with said CD1d protein; and
c) a modified ?-glycosyl ceramide;
wherein the disease is a viral disease; wherein the modified ?-glycosyl ceramide is covalently linked to the CD1d protein via activation of a benzophenone group attached to the terminus of an acyl chain of the N-acyl lipophilic moiety of the modified ?-glycosyl ceramide, wherein the modified glycolipid/protein complex enhances the activity of natural killer T (NKT) cells, and wherein the modified glycolipid/protein complex is administered in an amount sufficient to alter the progression of the disease.

US Pat. No. 10,117,334

MAGNETIC ASSEMBLY

DELTA ELECTRONICS (SHANGH...

1. A magnetic assembly comprising:a first magnetic core having a first top surface, a first bottom surface, a first sidewall, a second sidewall, at least one first sidewall through-hole and at least one second sidewall through-hole, wherein the at least one first sidewall through-hole is disposed on the first sidewall, the at least one second sidewall through-hole is disposed on the second sidewall, and the first sidewall is opposite to the second sidewall;
a second magnetic core having a second top surface and a second bottom surface, wherein at least a portion of the second bottom surface of the second magnetic core is connected to the first top surface of the first magnetic core by an adhesive layer; and
at least a first series winding having a first upper winding set, a first sidewall winding set, and a second sidewall winding set, wherein the first upper winding set is disposed on the first top surface, the first sidewall winding set is disposed in the first sidewall through-hole, the second sidewall winding set is disposed in the second sidewall through-hole, the first upper winding set is electrically connected to the first sidewall winding set and the second sidewall winding set, so as to form the first series winding around the first magnetic core.

US Pat. No. 10,117,191

ADAPTIVE POWER MODULATION

iControl Networks, Inc., ...

1. A system comprising:a first sensor device; and
a second sensor device in communication with the first sensor device, wherein the second sensor device is configured to:
receive, by a receiver of the second sensor device and from a transmitter of the first sensor device, a first signal;
determine a received signal strength indicator (RSSI) of the first signal;
determine, based on the RSSI exceeding a sensitivity threshold of the receiver and based on a difference between the RSSI and the sensitivity threshold, a transmission power level; and
send, by a transmitter of the second sensor device, a second signal using the transmission power level.

US Pat. No. 10,117,050

TECHNIQUES FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION OF PROXIMITY BASED CONTENT

FREELINC TECHNOLOGIES INC...

1. An apparatus of a Short Range Communication (SRC) device configured for the wireless communication of proximity based content, the apparatus configured to:define a proximity boundary with dimensions defined by a selected magnetic induction diversity communication range of the SRC device, wherein
the SRC device is configured to communicate using magnetic induction;
the SRC device includes at least two substantially orthogonal antennas to provide magnetic induction diversity; and
the SRC device is coupled to a mobile computing device;
communicate a proximity signal in the proximity boundary from the at least one selected antenna between the SRC device and a PSRC device using the magnetic induction diversity to substantially reduce a variability of the dimensions of the proximity boundary defined by the selected magnetic induction diversity communication range;
perform at least one action by at least one of the mobile computing device and the PSRC device when the proximity signal is detected between the SRC device and the PSRC device; and
set at least one rule for a proximity based communication filter module, which is associated with the mobile computing device, regarding the wireless communication of proximity based content, the at least one rule identifying the at least one action performed by the mobile computing device when the proximity signal is detected between the SRC device and the PSRC device.

US Pat. No. 10,116,960

LOW-COMPLEXITY INTRA PREDICTION FOR VIDEO CODING

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Tokyo ...

1. A video encoding method comprising computer executable steps executed by a processor of a video encoder to implement an intra-prediction operation that derives a prediction block of a target block with boundary pixels of the target block interpolated along an intra prediction angle, wherein the boundary pixels comprise a horizontal array of horizontal boundary pixels and a vertical array of vertical boundary pixels, the intra-prediction operation comprising:obtaining a value of an inverse angle parameter, corresponding to the intra prediction angle, from a look-up table which lists values of inverse angle parameters in relation, respectively, to a plurality of different intra prediction angles;
identifying at least some of the vertical boundary pixels located in the vertical array at positions which are a function of multiplication between the obtained value of the inverse angle parameter and a value of a horizontal location identifier which is a variable representing positions in an extension of an extended horizontal array;
adding the identified at least some of the vertical boundary pixels as horizontal boundary pixels to the extension of the extended horizontal array; and
using only the horizontal boundary pixels in the extended horizontal array, without using the vertical boundary pixels, to derive the prediction block of the target block, and
wherein the horizontal location identifier takes values of ?1 . . . (size×the intra prediction angle)/rangelimit,where size represents a size of a target block to be predicted and rangelimit represents a range limit of the plurality of intra prediction angles, which is fixed to a constant of 32.

US Pat. No. 10,115,080

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROACTIVELY ESTABLISHING A THIRD-PARTY PAYMENT ACCOUNT FOR SERVICES RENDERED TO A RESIDENT OF A CONTROLLED-ENVIRONMENT FACILITY

Securus Technologies, Inc...

1. A method for providing communication services to a resident of a controlled-environment facility, the method comprising:storing, in a database system, information indicating a detainment of the resident at the controlled-environment facility;
establishing, in response to the detainment, a payment account on behalf of the resident, wherein the payment account may be used to access the provided communication services;
determining, by a campaign system configured to interoperate with the database system, a perishable date associated with the detainment of the resident;
configuring a triggering event in the database system, wherein the triggering event indicates a campaign to solicit funds for the resident until the perishable date, and wherein the triggering event is removed from the database system upon reaching the perishable date;
determining contact information for one or more non-residents associated with the resident;
notifying, periodically while the triggering event is configured in the database, the one or more non-residents of the detainment of the resident and of the payment account established on behalf of the resident;
receiving funds from a first non-resident in response to the notification, wherein the received funds are deposited to the payment account established on behalf of the resident;
receiving, at a communications system, a request from the resident for communications services provided by the controlled-environment facility; and
providing, via the communications system, the resident with the requested communications services based on the funds deposited to the payment account.

US Pat. No. 10,115,024

ROAD VERTICAL CONTOUR DETECTION USING A STABILIZED COORDINATE FRAME

Mobileye Vision Technolog...

1. A method for detecting a road surface deviation, the method performed by a driver assistance system mounted in a vehicle,wherein the driver assistance system comprises:
a processor,
a camera operatively connectible to the processor, and
a memory storing instructions that can be executed by the processor,
the method comprising:
capturing multiple images via the camera, the multiple images comprising a first image of the road surface captured at a first time and a second image of the road surface captured at a second time, the second time being subsequent to the first time,
determining, by the processor, based on at least the first image and the second image, a first current estimate of a plane normal of the road surface,
creating, by the processor, a model of the road surface based on a combination of:
(i) a previous estimate of the plane normal of the road surface updated based on an ego-motion of the vehicle; and
(ii) the current estimate of the plane normal of the road surface based on the first image and the second image;
using, by the processor, the model of the road surface to determine a residual motion along a projected path of the vehicle,
computing, by the processor, a vertical deviation of the road surface based on the residual motion, and
transmitting, by the processor, vertical deviation data to a vehicle control system for controlling a motion of the vehicle.

US Pat. No. 10,114,967

CONVERGED MECHANISM FOR PROTECTING DATA

Rubrik, Inc., Palo Alto,...

1. A method of protecting data depending upon importance, the method comprising:identifying a level of importance for each data item of a plurality of data items of a database stored in a primary data storage repository;
tracking changes to the plurality of data items to identify changed data items of the plurality of data items;
aggregating the changed data items using respective ones of a plurality of data protection methods corresponding to the level of importance for each changed data item of the changed data items; and
logging each of the aggregated changed data items to one of a first log in the primary data storage repository or a second log in a secondary storage repository in accordance with the data protection method used for each of the aggregated changed data items,
wherein aggregating the changed data items comprises:
aggregating first data items of the changed data items using a first data protection method of the plurality of data protection methods that aggregates changes more often than a third and fourth method of the plurality of data protection methods aggregate third and fourth data items of the changed data items, respectively, the first data items having a higher level of importance than the third and fourth data items,
aggregating second data items of the changed data items using a second data protection method that aggregates changes more often than the third and fourth methods aggregate changes to the third and fourth data items, respectively, the second data items having a higher level of importance than the third and fourth data items, and
aggregating the third data items using the third method that aggregates changes more often than the fourth method aggregates changes to the fourth data items, the third data items having a higher level of importance than the fourth data items,
wherein the first method comprises performing synchronous replication on the first data items, and
wherein the second method comprises performing Continuous Data Protection (CDP) on the second data items.

US Pat. No. 10,114,654

METHOD OF BOOTING A PRODUCTION COMPUTER SYSTEM

Fujitsu Technology Soluti...

1. A method of booting a production computer system comprising:establishing a connection between a key computer system and the production computer system;
transmitting at least one specified program by the key computer system to the production computer system;
executing said specified program in the production computer system;
gathering information about system data of the production computer system by the executed program;
transmitting the information about the system data of the production computer system to the key computer system;
comparing the gathered information with comparison information stored in the key computer system;
automated transmitting of a passphrase from the key computer system to the production computer system to decrypt encrypted file system data on a medium within the production computer system if the comparison is successful;
decrypting the encrypted file system data on the medium by the passphrase; and
loading the decrypted file system data and booting the production computer system,
wherein the key computer system transmits at least one specified program to the production computer system and executes said program in the production computer system, and the information about the system data of the production computer system is gathered by the program and transmitted to the key computer program.

US Pat. No. 10,114,421

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

PEGATRON CORPORATION, Ta...

1. An electronic device, comprising:a case, comprising a plurality of first components and a plurality of second components; the first components and the second components arranged alternately and pivoted each other; the first component comprising an accommodating slot, and the second component comprising a connecting part, at least one curved part, and at least one protrusion; the curved part connected to the connecting part and received in the accommodating slot of the adjacent first component, and the protrusion arranged at a side of the curved part opposite to a side connected to the connecting part; the first component and the second component being capable of pivoting in response to bending of the case to make the first component move relative to the second component between the connecting part and the protrusion to change a region where the curved part is received in the accommodating slot;
a flexible display panel, assembled with the case; and
at least one flexible circuit board, electrically connected to the flexible display panel and arranged in the case.

US Pat. No. 10,112,787

DENSE PHASE POWDER PUMP AND CORRESPONDING OPERATING METHOD

GEMA SWITZERLAND GMBH, S...

1. A dense phase powder pump for conveying coating powder in a powder path from a first powder reservoir to a second downstream powder reservoir or a downstream powder spray-coating gun or similar device for spraying coating powder disposed downstream of the dense phase powder pump, wherein the dense phase powder pump is designed as a single-chamber dense phase powder pump and comprises just one single powder conveyor chamber for the conveying of coating powder, wherein:at least one auxiliary compressed air inlet device opens into at least one location in the powder path after a powder outlet valve of the dense phase powder pump to supply auxiliary compressed air as additional conveying compressed air as needed,
wherein the dense phase powder pump further comprises:
a powder inlet connected or connectable to the first powder reservoir; and
a powder outlet connected or connectable to the second reservoir or to the powder spray-coating gun or other such mechanism for spraying coating powder,
wherein the powder inlet is arranged at a first end region of the dense phase powder pump and the powder outlet at an oppositely situated second end region of the dense phase powder pump, and
wherein the single powder conveyor chamber is arranged between the powder inlet and powder outlet of the dense phase powder pump,
wherein the single powder conveyor chamber has a chamber powder inlet on a first end region and a chamber powder outlet on an oppositely situated second end region,
wherein the dense phase powder pump further comprises:
a powder inlet valve by means of which the chamber powder inlet of the single powder conveyor chamber can be fluidly connected or connectable to the powder inlet of the dense phase powder pump, and
a powder outlet valve by means of which the chamber powder outlet of the single powder conveyor chamber can be fluidly connected or connectable to powder outlet of the dense phase powder pump, and
wherein the powder outlet of the single powder conveyor chamber is or can be fluidly connected to the powder outlet of the dense phase powder pump by means of the powder outlet valve.

US Pat. No. 10,112,183

CATALYST FOR PURIFYING COMBUSTION EXHAUST GAS, AND METHOD FOR PURIFYING COMBUSTION EXHAUST GAS

Hitachi Zosen Corporation...

1. A denitration catalyst used in a method for purifying a combustion exhaust gas of removing a nitrogen oxide in the exhaust gas by making the catalyst into contact with the combustion exhaust gas having an alcohol as a reducing agent added thereto, the denitration catalyst comprising zeolite as a support having supported thereon cobalt (Co) as a catalyst metal, in a powder X-ray diffraction measurement of the denitration catalyst a ratio r=I/J of a height I of a diffraction peak at a diffraction angle (2?) of from 7.8 to 10.0° and a height J of a diffraction peak at a diffraction angle (2?) of from 28.0 to 31.0° being in a range of from 3.0 to 5.0.

US Pat. No. 10,117,233

METHOD FOR DOWNLINK CONTROL INFORMATION TRANSMISSION, BASE STATION AND TERMINAL

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method for downlink control information transmission, comprising:acquiring subframe configuration information of a terminal, wherein the subframe configuration information is used for indicating a first subframe for transmitting common control information and a second subframe for transmitting dedicated control information, and the first subframe overlaps with the second subframe;
at least one of: transmitting the common control information to the terminal over the first subframe, and transmitting the dedicated control information to the terminal over the second subframe, according to the subframe configuration information; and
after the acquiring the subframe configuration information of the terminal, further comprises:
transmitting subframe information to the terminal through a high layer signaling or a system broadcast message, wherein the subframe information is used for indicating the first subframe or the second subframe;
transmitting indication information to the terminal;
transmitting priority information to the terminal, wherein the priority information indicates a relationship between a priority of the common control information and a priority of the dedicated control information,
so that the terminal:
determines the second subframe according to the indication information and the first subframe indicated by the subframe information or determines the first subframe according to the indication information and the second subframe indicated by the subframe information,
determines that an overlapped subframe is the first subframe or the second subframe according to the subframe information and the priority information, and
determines the subframe configuration information according to the first subframe and the second subframe.

US Pat. No. 10,117,194

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR POWER HEADROOM REPORTING IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

INNOVATIVE SONIC CORPORAT...

1. A method for power headroom reporting, the method comprising:configuring a UE (User Equipment) with at least a first cell and a second cell; and
reporting, by the UE, a PHR (Power Headroom Report) on the first cell in a subframe,
wherein the PHR contains a power headroom value of the second cell, and the derivation of the power headroom value of the second cell does not include bandwidth of PUSCH resource assignment if there is PUSCH transmission in the second cell in the subframe; and
the derivation of the power headroom value of the second cell does not include bandwidth of PUSCH resource assignment if there is no PUSCH transmission in the second cell in the subframe.

US Pat. No. 10,117,163

NETWORK ACCESS METHOD AND MOBILE COMMUNICATION TERMINAL

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A network access method, comprising:transmitting, before a mobile communication terminal reaches a visited place, a request for acquiring shared network information to a shared server if the mobile communication terminal detects that a network identification of a public land mobile network (PLMN) of the visited place does not exist in a local memory of the mobile communication terminal, the local memory being different from a subscriber identity module (SIM) card of the mobile communication terminal, wherein the network identification of the PLMN of the visited place is a network identification of an operator of the visited place, which signs a roaming agreement with an operator of a home place to which a subscriber identity module attached to the mobile communication terminal belongs, and the shared network information comprises the network identification of the PLMN of the visited place which a second terminal pushes to the shared server;
receiving, before the mobile communication terminal reaches the visited place, the shared network information which the shared server transmits in response to the request, and acquiring the network identification of the PLMN of the visited place from the shared network information;
adding, before the mobile communication terminal reaches the visited place, the network identification of the PLMN of the visited place to an equivalent PLMN (EPLMN) list by the mobile communication terminal, wherein the EPLMN list comprises a network identification of a PLMN of the home place and the network identification of the PLMN of the visited place; and
accessing a network according to the EPLMN list after the mobile communication terminal is moved from the home place to the visited place and the mobile communication terminal is turned on or closes a current airplane mode;
wherein before transmitting the request for acquiring the shared network information to the shared server if the mobile communication terminal detects that the network identification of the PLMN of the visited place does not exist in the local memory of the mobile communication terminal, the method comprises:
determining, before the mobile communication terminal reaches the visited place, whether the network identification of the PLMN of the visited place exists in the memory of the mobile communication terminal;
triggering, before the mobile communication terminal reaches the visited place, to perform a step of transmitting the request for acquiring the shared network information to the shared server, if a determined result is no; and
triggering, before the mobile communication terminal reaches the visited place, to perform a step of adding the network identification of the PLMN of the visited place to the EPLMN list, if the determined result is yes.

US Pat. No. 10,116,420

ERROR RETRANSMISSION MECHANISM-COMPRISED METHODS, APPARATUSES AND SYSTEMS FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING VISIBLE LIGHT SIGNAL

KUANG-CHI INTELLIGENT PHO...

1. An error retransmission mechanism-comprised method for transmitting a visible light signal, comprising the following steps:during transmission of a visible light signal, when a photonic key executes signal transmission on an error sensitive level each time, reading, by the photonic key, an execution duration of the photonic key;
comparing the execution duration with a signal duration range;
when the execution duration does not fall within the signal duration range, performing, by the photonic key, signal retransmission; and
when the execution duration falls within the signal duration range, continuing, by the photonic key, signal transmission;
wherein the error sensitive level refers to a level having an abnormal duration that causes an identification error at a receive end.

US Pat. No. 10,115,847

CUPRIC OXIDE SEMICONDUCTORS

Trustees of Tufts College...

1. A cupric oxide semiconductor comprising a substrate and a cupric oxide film overlaying the substrate, wherein the cupric oxide film, containing polycrystalline cupric oxide, amorphous cupric oxide, or both, has an electrical resistivity of 10 to 105 ?·cm, a thickness of 50 to 10000 nm, a bulk density of 1 to 6.4 g/cm3, a surface area of 1 to 100 m2/g, a bandgap of 1.1 to 1.8 eV, and a capacitance of 50 to 100000 mF/g.

US Pat. No. 10,113,801

MULTI-FLUID HEAT EXCHANGER ARRANGEMENT

Wabtec Holding Corp., Wi...

1. A multi-fluid heat exchanger joined by a common header portion, said heat exchanger comprising:(a) a pair of opposed headers, each of said headers comprising a single plate and including a first set of openings and a second set of openings designed according to a first predetermined configuration and a second predetermined configuration, wherein the first set of openings and the second set of openings are positioned adjacent one another on the single plate of each of the pair of opposed headers;
(b) a first tube core comprising a first set of tubes arranged according to said first predetermined configuration of said first set of openings, said first set of tubes having opposed ends aligned and secured within said first set of openings in said pair of opposed headers, wherein the first predetermined configuration of the first tube core comprises an array having a first predetermined spacing between the tubes;
(c) a second tube core comprising a second set of tubes arranged according to said second predetermined configuration of said second set of openings, said second set of tubes having opposed ends aligned and secured within said second set of openings in said pair of opposed headers, wherein the second predetermined configuration of the second tube core comprises an array having a second predetermined spacing between the tubes; and
(d) a core divider positioned between said first tube core and said second tube core, said core divider including a reinforcement member positioned adjacent thereto, wherein the core divider and the reinforcement member extend substantially the entire length of the first and second tube cores,
wherein said first predetermined configuration of said first set of openings and said first tube core has a different arrangement from said second predetermined configuration of said second set of openings and said second tube core and wherein the first predetermined spacing is different than the second predetermined spacing.

US Pat. No. 10,112,903

HETEROCYCLIC COMPOUNDS FOR THE TREATMENT OF NEUROLOGICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS

ALKERMES PHARMA IRELAND L...

1. A compound having the formula:
or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt or solvate thereof.