US Pat. No. 10,412,784

FIELD DEVICE FOR USE IN HYGIENIC APPLICATIONS IN PROCESS- AND AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGY AND METHOD FOR ITS MANUFACTURE

1. A field device for use in hygienic applications in process and automation technology, comprising:at least one sensor element embodied to register a measured variable;
at least one electrical circuit configured for transducing the measured variable registered by the sensor element into a measurement signal;
at least one heating element;
at least one closed housing, having an outside and an inside, in which at least the sensor element, the electrical circuit and the heating element are disposed and mounted; and
first and second connection pins connected to the sensor element and the electrical circuit, via which the sensor element and the electrical circuit are electrically connected with an external energy supply unit, thereby forming a first electrical current loop,
wherein a second electrical current loop is formed such that the heating element is in electrical contact with the external energy supply unit via one of the first and second connection pins and a third connection pin, wherein the first, second, and third connection pins are distinct, wherein the second electrical current loop forms a parallel circuit with the first electrical current loop.

US Pat. No. 10,412,840

METHOD FOR PRODUCING ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS

DOTSLAM, INC., Lafayette...

1. A method for producing electrical connections, comprising:manufacturing a pin to insert into a hole that traverses one or more layers of electrical circuits,
wherein the hole is lined by one or more electrical contacts in electrical continuity with at least one of the electrical circuits;
wherein the pin comprises an insulating material and one or more electrically conductive pathways; and
inserting the pin into the hole to produce electrical connections between the one or more electrical contacts lining the hole and the one or more electrically conductive pathways on the pin,
wherein the insulating material is mechanically compressed prior to insertion, allowing expansion after insertion, and
wherein the connection of the one or more electrical connections is produced due to expansion of the insulating material.

US Pat. No. 10,412,789

METHOD FOR REGULATING A COOKING PROCESS

Cuciniale GmbH, Lindau (...

1. A method for regulating a cooking process using an item of cookware having inductive properties on a cooking area, wherein a coil is arranged as part of an LC resonant circuit in a region of the cooking area and a natural frequency of the LC resonant circuit is measured repeatedly or continuously, said method having the following method steps:A) alternately heating the cooking area with at least two different target powers, wherein a first target power is held longer than a second target power, and wherein the first target power is selected to be higher than the second target power, wherein during this process a temperature at a bottom of the item of cookware is repeatedly or continuously measured using a temperature sensor to generate a measured temperature profile and said natural frequency of the LC resonant circuit is repeatedly or continuously measured;
B) determining a parameter function or vector function from the measured temperature profile over time of the temperature sensor and from the frequency of the LC resonant circuit depending on the time and depending on the least two target powers; and
C) conducting the cooking process depending on the parameter function or vector function determined in method step B) and depending on the frequency of the LC resonant circuit and/or the change over time of the frequency of the LC resonant circuit.

US Pat. No. 10,412,831

CIRCUIT BOARD AND LAYOUT STRUCTURE

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A layout structure, comprising:a plurality of chip carrying areas, respectively carrying a plurality of chips; and
a plurality of inner layer connection pads, disposed on at least one edge of the layout structure;
wherein the layout structure has a plurality of outer leading wires, and all outer leading wires of the layout structure are disposed between the inner layer connection pads and the chip carrying areas,
wherein the layout structure is disposed on at least one first circuit board and is connected to a plurality of wires of the at least one first circuit board through the outer leading wires, and the outer leading wires and the wires of the at least one first circuit board are formed by sharing at least one first metal layer,
wherein an extension direction of each of the all outer leading wires in the layout structure is orthogonal to an extension direction of the at least one edge corresponding to the corresponding inner layer connection pad.

US Pat. No. 10,412,748

ENHANCED CARRIER AGGREGATION SCHEDULING METHOD AND DEVICE IN USER EQUIPMENT AND BASE STATION

Shanghai Langbo Communica...

1. An enhanced carrier aggregation scheduling method in a UE, comprising the following steps:Step A: receiving a high layer signaling to determine K sets of configuration information, the K sets of configuration information correspond to K serving cells respectively, and the configuration information comprising a first index, a second index, a third index and the working frequency band information;
Step B: receiving a first signaling on a first serving cell, the first signaling comprising a fourth index and the scheduling information;
Step C: determining a second serving cell according to a first set of the configuration information and the fourth index of the first signaling, and transporting a wireless signal on the second serving cell according to the scheduling information of the first signaling;
wherein the first signaling is a physical layer signaling, the transporting is receiving or transmitting, the first serving cell and the second serving cell are respectively one of the K serving cells; the first set of the configuration information is the configuration information corresponding to the first serving cell, a second set of the configuration information is the configuration information corresponding to the second serving cell; Each of the first indexes of the K sets of the configuration information is unique; a number of bits of the third index is less than a number of bits of the first index; and the second set of the configuration information is one set of the configuration information in the K sets of the configuration information satisfying the following conditions:
a value of the second index equals to a value of the first index of the first set of the configuration information;
a value of the third index equals to a value of the fourth index of the first signaling.

US Pat. No. 10,412,860

HEAT CAPTURE SYSTEM FOR ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS PROVIDING ELECTROMAGNETIC PULSE PROTECTION

Heatmine LLC, Salem, MA ...

1. An apparatus, comprising:an electrically-powered component;
a liquid-impermeable container encapsulating the electrically-powered component, wherein the container encapsulates the electrically-powered component;
a liquid bath surrounding the container, wherein the container includes a substance in contact with the electrically-powered component, wherein the substance has a thermal conductivity of greater than 1 W·m-1·K-1 and wherein the substance prevents the liquid bath from contacting the electrically-powered component; and
a liquid circulation circuit through which liquid of the liquid bath is configured to flow, wherein the liquid circulation circuit includes a heat extraction element and at least one conduit between the container and the heat extraction element, wherein the conduit is configured to allow liquid of the liquid bath to flow from the container to the heat extraction element, such that heat is transmitted heat from the container to the heat extraction element.

US Pat. No. 10,410,326

IMAGE ANTI-ALIASING SYSTEM

Institute of Automation C...

1. An image anti-aliasing system comprising: an edge detection unit, a directional filter and a result fusion unit; the edge detection unit outputs an edge direction and edge confidence according to an input image, the directional filter outputs a directional filtering result based on the input image and the edge direction, the result fusion unit outputs an optimized image based on the edge confidence, the input image and the directional filtering result, characterized in that said directional filter calculates, according to the edge direction of a pixel to be interpolated, coordinates of intersection points of a line that goes through the pixel along the edge direction and horizontal scanning lines or vertical scanning lines in an adjacent domain, and interpolates temporary pixels at the intersection points by means of a one-dimensional interpolation method, then filters each of the temporary pixels along the edge direction by using a filter to output direction filtering results,wherein the image anti-aliasing system further comprises: a small-angle direction filter and a direction filtering fusion unit; the small-angle direction filter outputs a small-angle direction filtering result according to the input image and the edge direction of the pixel; the direction filtering fusion unit weights and combines the result output from the direction filter and the result output from the small-angle direction filter according to the edge direction of the pixel, and outputs a result of weighted combination of direction filtering; the result fusion unit outputs an optimized image according to the edge confidence of the pixel, the input image and the result of weighted combination of direction filtering;
when the direction filter obtains the temporary pixels at the intersection points by calculating the coordinates of the intersection points of a line through a pixel to be interpolated and along the edge direction and horizontal scanning lines in the adjacent domain, the small-angle direction filter calculates the coordinates of the intersection points of a line through the pixel and along the edge direction and vertical scanning lines in the adjacent domain according to the edge direction of the pixel to be interpolated, and interpolates temporary pixels at the intersection points by means of a one-dimensional interpolation method, then filters each of the temporary pixels along the edge direction by using the one-dimensional filter to output small-angle direction filtering results;
when the direction filter obtains the temporary pixels at the intersection points by calculating the coordinates of the intersection points of a line through a pixel to be interpolated and along the edge direction and the vertical scanning lines in the adjacent domain, the small-angle direction filter calculates the coordinates of the intersection points of a line through the pixel and along the edge direction and the horizontal scanning lines in the adjacent domain according to the edge direction of the pixel to be interpolated, and interpolates temporary pixels at the intersection points by means of a one-dimensional interpolation method, then filters each of the temporary pixels in the edge direction by using the one-dimensional filter to output small-angle direction filtering results.

US Pat. No. 10,412,785

MANUALLY ACTIVATED VAPORIZING OR SMOKING DEVICE

YETS Innovation, Inc., C...

1. A device for heating material for use in inhalation, comprising:a housing defining two battery compartments and two separate material chambers each adapted to receive material, each of said battery compartments being adapted to receive at least one battery;
a selectively activated heating system that heats material in each of said chambers when the material is in contact with part of said heating system, said heating system comprising two conductive electrodes each having a portion extending into a respective one of said battery compartments and adapted to be electrically coupled to the at least one battery when present in the respective one of said battery compartments;
an activation system that activates said heating system; and
an outlet portion comprising a mouthpiece having an interior in flow communication with each of said chambers, and an adapter configured to fit over said mouthpiece, said outlet portion having a first configuration when said adapter is not over said mouthpiece and a second configuration when said adapter is over said mouthpiece and provides an outer circumference for said outlet portion that is larger than the outer circumference provided when said adapter is not over said mouthpiece,
said housing comprising:
an intermediate ring section defining two rings and a bridging portion connecting said two rings together; and
two battery housings each connected to said intermediate ring section and defining a respective one of said battery compartments,
whereby a user can place their mouth over said mouthpiece and directly inhale material being heated in said chambers or connect an inlet of an inhaling appliance to said adapter when said adapter is fit over said mouthpiece.

US Pat. No. 10,412,732

USER EQUIPMENT AND D2D COMMUNICATION METHOD

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Tokyo ...

1. User equipment to be used in a mobile communication system supporting device to device communication, the user equipment comprising:a setting unit that receives device-to-device communication gap configuration information from a base station, and sets a device-to-device communication gap based on the device-to-device communication gap configuration information; and
a communication unit that monitors a device-to-device communication signal in a different frequency using the device-to-device communication gap,
wherein the device-to-device communication gap that is set based on the device-to-device communication gap configuration information is a time interval with a predetermined time length in a time domain, the time interval being allocated based on a time hopping pattern.

US Pat. No. 10,412,799

POWERED DEVICE AND POWER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM COMPRISING THE POWERED DEVICE

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Ei...

1. A powered device for being used in a power distribution system, the power distribution system comprising:a power providing device for providing a power at an output voltage to the powered device over a power output interface and for monitoring said power for occurrence of an overload condition, which occurs when said power corresponds to a predetermined second power limit, and
an electrical conductor for transmitting the power between the power providing device and the powered device;wherein the powered device is assigned to a power class corresponding to a predetermined first power limit and the predetermined second power limit, the predetermined first power limit relating to a maximum power that the powered device may consume and the predetermined second power limit relating to a maximum power that the power providing device of the power distribution system may provide; and w herein the powered device is arranged to indicate the assigned power class to the power providing device;the powered device comprising:a power input interface for receiving the power,
an electrical load, and
an electrical load power providing unit for transforming the power received over the power input interface into an electrical load power and for providing the electrical load power to the electrical load,
wherein the electrical load power providing unit is arranged for determining a current limit as a power control value based on the output voltage of the power provided over the power output interface by the power providing device of the power distribution system, and
wherein the electrical load power providing unit is further arranged to control the power level of the electrical load power based on the power control value to avoid the occurrence of the overload condition at the power providing device, such that the power consumed by the powered device is above the predetermined first power limit and the power provided by the power providing device is equal to or below, the predetermined second power limit.

US Pat. No. 10,412,833

METHOD TO NEUTRALIZE INCORRECTLY ORIENTED PRINTED DIODES

Nthdegree Technologies Wo...

1. A method for forming a circuit comprising:printing pre-formed devices having a pn junction on a first conductor, the devices having a first electrode and a second electrode, wherein the devices are printed as an ink and have a proper orientation and a reverse orientation after settling on the first conductor;
curing the ink such that one of the first electrode and second electrode, depending on the devices' orientations, electrically contacts the first conductor;
depositing a second conductor over the devices such that the other of the first electrode and second electrode electrically contacts the second conductor, wherein groups of the devices are electrically connected in parallel by the first conductor and second conductor; and
applying a sufficient voltage across the first conductor and second conductor to forward bias the devices having the reverse orientation, causing a sufficient current to flow through each of the devices having the reverse orientation to create an open circuit, such that the devices having the reverse orientation do not affect a rectifying function of the devices having the proper orientation.

US Pat. No. 10,412,846

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND HOUSING STRUCTURE USED IN THE SAME

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. An electronic device, comprising:a transparent member arranged on at least one of a front surface and a rear surface of the electronic device;
a metallic housing surrounding a boundary of the transparent member, and forming a lateral outer appearance of the electronic device; and
a non-metallic absorption member arranged inside the metallic housing,
wherein at least a portion of the non-metallic absorption member is arranged to face a side surface of the transparent member,
wherein the metallic housing comprises a protection portion arranged adjacent to the boundary of the transparent member,
wherein a portion of an interface between the non-metallic absorption member and the protection portion, which faces the transparent member, is disposed inward relative to a first virtual extension line virtually extending along an external surface of the transparent member, and
wherein an inner surface of the protection portion facing the non-metallic absorption member includes a surface inclined at a preset angle with respect to a front or rear direction of the electronic device.

US Pat. No. 10,407,358

PROCESS FOR ETHYLENE OLIGOMERIZATION TO PRODUCE ALPHA-OLEFINS

SAUDI ARABIAN OIL COMPANY...

1. A method for producing linear alpha olefins, comprising:contacting ethylene, in a reactor under oligomerization conditions, with a heterogeneous catalytic composition to produce a first product stream, the heterogeneous catalytic composition containing a catalyst, a co-catalyst, and a solid support;
recovering, from the reactor, the first product stream including linear alpha olefins, unreacted ethylene, spent catalytic composition fraction, and usable catalytic composition fraction;
separating the spent catalytic composition fraction from the first product stream using a particle size-based separation process to produce a second product stream;
separating the usable catalytic composition fraction from the second product stream to produce a third product stream;
fractionating the third product stream to separate at least one linear alpha olefin product; and
recycling the usable catalytic composition fraction to the reactor;
wherein the spent catalytic composition fraction comprises a polymer byproduct of the oligomerization, said spent catalytic composition fraction has a size distribution in the range of 30-500 microns;
wherein the usable catalytic composition fraction has a size distribution of less than 30 micron, and
wherein the particle size-based separation process is filtration or centrifugation.

US Pat. No. 10,412,835

PACKAGE SUBSTRATE

Qi Ding Technology Qinhua...

1. A package substrate comprising:a dielectric layer comprising a first side and a second side, the second side opposite to the first side;
a first circuit layer located at the first side of the dielectric layer, and comprising a plurality of spaced first circuit patterns embedded into the dielectric layer;
a second circuit layer located at the second side of the dielectric layer, and comprising a plurality of spaced second circuit patterns located on the second side the dielectric layer;
at least one electrically conductive pole electrically coupling the first circuit layer to the second circuit layer; and
a solder resist film formed on a side of the first circuit layer facing away from the dielectric layer;
wherein each of the first circuit patterns has:
an extension direction from the first side of the dielectric layer toward the second side of the dielectric layer; and
widths gradually decreasing along the extension direction;
wherein the solder resist film defines a plurality of openings, and each of the openings has a width gradually decreasing along the extension direction.

US Pat. No. 10,412,788

HEATING ELEMENT AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

LG CHEM, LTD., Seoul (KR...

1. A heating element comprising:a transparent substance;
a conductive heating line that is provided on at least one side of the transparent substance; and
a bus bars that is electrically connected to the conductive heating line,
wherein 30% or more of the entire area of the transparent substance has a conductive heating line pattern in which, when a straight line that intersects the conductive heating line is drawn, a ratio of a standard deviation of distances between adjacent intersection points of the straight line and the conductive heating line to an average value of distances between adjacent intersection points of the straight line and the conductive heating line is 5% or more, and
wherein the conductive heating line pattern comprises shapes with linked vertexes after a basic unit of a regular polygon is designated and positions of each vertex of the polygon is randomly changed within a unit area that has a circular shape with the vertex of the polygon as its center and a length of any one side of the polygon as its diameter.

US Pat. No. 10,412,869

COMPONENT MOUNTING DEVICE AND COMPONENT MOUNTING METHOD

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A component mounting device comprising:a head holding body including a spindle that rotates about a rotation center of the spindle, the spindle including an engagement member which holds a head that is provided with a component holder which is capable of holding and releasing a component and rotating about a rotation center of the component holder held on the spindle, wherein the head includes a reference section provided on the head:
a controller configured to control an operation of the head holding body; and
a storage medium for storing data,
wherein the controller determines whether it is necessary to generate calibration data of the head when a predetermined head is held by the head holding body by determining whether the calibration data of the head held by the head holding body is stored in the storage medium,
wherein in a case where it is necessary to generate calibration data of the head held by the head holding body, the controller performs measurement of a position of the reference section of the head with respect to the rotation center of the spindle and with respect to the rotation center of the component holder and performs generation of the calibration data of the head held by the head holding body based on the measurement of the position of the reference section of the head with respect to the rotation centers of the spindle and the component holder, stores the calibration data of the head in the storage medium in association with an identification code of the head, and controls operation of the head holding body in which the head is held based on the calibration data of the head and the position of the reference section, and
wherein in a case where it is not necessary to generate the calibration data of the head, the controller measures the position of the reference section, reads the calibration data which is associated with the identification code from the storage medium, and controls operation of the head holding body in which the head is held based on the measured position of the reference section and the calibration data of the head which is stored in the storage medium.

US Pat. No. 10,412,778

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DATA SERVICE

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A data transmission method for a data service, comprising:detecting a transmission state of each packet data protocol (PDP) link among all PDP links that is established for a data service, wherein any one of the PDP links is established for the data service based on either a default access point name (APN) of an application executing the data service or an APN corresponding to a service type of the data service;
receiving application status information for an application executing a first data service corresponding to a first PDP link;
determining a transmission state of the first PDP link according to the application status information;
determining that the transmission state of the first PDP link is abnormal when the application status information is in an abnormal operating state;
establishing a new PDP link based on a candidate APN when the transmission state of the first PDP link is abnormal, wherein the candidate APN supports an APN type of an APN used by the first PDP link; and
transmitting, according to the new PDP link, data for the first data service corresponding to the first PDP link.

US Pat. No. 10,412,818

X-RAY DIAGNOSTIC APPARATUS

Canon Medical Systems Cor...

1. An X-ray diagnostic apparatus comprising:an X-ray tube assembly including a filament that emits electrons, a target that generates X-rays by receiving the electrons, and a grid having a potential to adjust a potential gradient around the filament; and
grid potential control circuitry configured to switch the potential of the grid to a potential at which the potential gradient around the filament becomes greater than a potential gradient generated by a potential of the filament and a potential of the target.

US Pat. No. 10,412,810

SETTING SUPPORT APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING SYSTEM, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM

OMRON Corporation, Kyoto...

1. A setting support apparatus performing lighting setting with respect to an illumination device which includes multiple sets of multiple types of light emitting units having dominant wavelengths different from each other, the setting support apparatus comprising:a display unit and a touch panel mounted on a display surface of the display unit, configured to display a user interface and receive a user operation to perform the lighting setting in accordance with the user operation,
wherein the setting support apparatus is configured to output the lighting setting performed via the user interface to the illumination device,
wherein the user interface comprises a setting content displaying region configured to display multiple regions set with respect to a lighting region of each set of the multiple light emitting units, a lighting region receiving region configured to receive selection of one or multiple regions from the multiple regions, a light emitting intensity receiving region configured to receive designation of light emitting intensity for each type of the light emitting units, and a full display region configured to display an image of a target captured by an image capturing unit, wherein the image capturing unit is configured to capture the image of the target through an opening portion of an upper portion of the illumination device,
wherein the setting support apparatus sets the designated light emitting intensity for each type with respect to the light emitting units included in the selected one or multiple regions.

US Pat. No. 10,412,779

TECHNIQUES TO DYNAMICALLY CONFIGURE JITTER BUFFER SIZING

WHATSAPP INC., Menlo Par...

1. A computer-implemented method, comprising:maintaining a jitter buffer for a streaming network connection on a client device;
generating a data structure containing a media frame delay distribution based on at least one of media frame retrieval from the jitter buffer by a media playback component and media frame addition to the jitter buffer by a streaming component, the media frame distribution split into discrete buckets of measurement, each bucket corresponding to a span of delay, each bucket containing a count of the number of times a delay between the most recent retrieval of a frame from the jitter buffer and the most recent addition to the jitter buffer fell within the span of delay represented by that bucket;
upon each addition to or retrieval of a frame form the jitter buffer, incrementing the count associated with the bucket representing the delay between the most recent addition of a frame to the jitter buffer and the most recent retrieval of a frame from the jitter buffer;
determining a jitter buffer target size by determining a jitter buffer size which would prevent at least one of media frame retrievals from the jitter buffer by the media playback component or media frame additions to the jitter buffer by the streaming component from hitting an empty jitter buffer at least a predefined percentage of the time, based on a retrospective analysis the media frame delay distribution; and
adjusting the size of the jitter buffer to the jitter buffer target size.

US Pat. No. 10,411,952

AUTOMATIC LOCALIZATION OF A PHYSICAL NETWORK FAULT AT RUNTIME

WAGO Verwaltungsgesellsch...

1. A method for localizing a physical network fault in a wired network having a plurality of network participants, the method comprising:detecting by a first network participant whether communication with a second network participant and a third network participant is disrupted;
detecting by the second network participant whether communication with the first network participant and the third network participant is disrupted;
automatically reducing, based on said detecting by the first network participant and/or said detecting by the second network participant, a baud rate with which the first network participant transmits data to the second and third network participants and with which the second network participant transmits data to the first and third network participants;
establishing a connection between the first network participant and the second network participant with a reduced baud rate;
detecting by the first network participant and/or the second network participant that communication with the third network participant is not possible with the reduced baud rate; and
storing information on the impossibility of communication with the third network participant.

US Pat. No. 10,412,859

STORAGE DEVICE CARRIER SYSTEM

EMC IP Holding Company LL...

1. A storage device carrier system comprising: a linear array of mounting trays positioned substantially at the same height, wherein each mounting tray is configured to removeably receive a storage device; and a velocity-increasing longitudinal cooling channel configured to provide cooling air to the linear array of mounting trays, wherein the velocity-increasing longitudinal cooling channel includes a plurality of spacer assemblies configured to reduce a cross-sectional area of the velocity-increasing longitudinal cooling channel, wherein a spacer assembly of the plurality of spacer assemblies is positioned underneath each mounting tray in the linear array of mounting trays, wherein each spacer assembly of the plurality of spacer assemblies has a height greater than the height of a previous spacer assembly and further reduces the cross-sectional area of the velocity-increasing longitudinal cooling channel.

US Pat. No. 10,412,793

COOKING APPLIANCE

Electrolux Professional S...

1. A cooking appliance comprising:a base member, an upper member and a cooking chamber defined between the base member and the upper member, wherein the upper member is displaceable between a closed position, in which the upper member is closed on the base member and access to the cooking chamber is prevented, and an open position, in which access to the cooking chamber is permitted;
a locking member rotatably coupled to the upper member;
an engaging element coupled to the base member;
an urging member configured to urge in rotation the locking member towards the engaging element,
wherein the locking member and the engaging element comprise respective abutment surfaces such that abutment of the abutment surfaces causes a rotation of the locking member.

US Pat. No. 10,412,273

SMART NON-UNIFORMITY CORRECTION SYSTEMS AND METHODS

1. An infrared camera comprising:an image sensor configured to acquire a plurality of image frames of at least a first scene and output image data associated with the plurality of image frames of at least the first scene; and
a processor, communicatively coupled to the image sensor, and configured to:
receive positioning data associated with the infrared camera,
make a determination, from at least the positioning data, that a likelihood of current use of the infrared camera is lower than a threshold current likelihood, and
update non-uniformity correction (NUC) terms of the infrared camera in response to the determination.

US Pat. No. 10,412,836

THINNED FLEXIBLE POLYIMIDE SUBSTRATE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Microcosm Technology Co.,...

1. A thinned flexible polyimide substrate, comprising:a polyimide resin having a linear thermal expansion coefficient of less than 40 ppm/K;
a conductor layer formed of a plurality of stacked metal nanoparticles having pores therebetween, each of the pores having a size between 0.1 ?m and 1 ?m, wherein a portion of the polyimide resin fills in the pores; and
a polyimide insulating layer formed of the polyimide resin coated on the conductor layer.

US Pat. No. 10,408,391

ILLUMINATED STRUCTURE AND RELATED METHOD OF MANUFACTURE

TACTOTEK OY, Oulunsalo (...

1. A stacked light-emitting multilayer structure, comprising:a substantially opaque cover member with a number of elongated indicator elements extending through the cover member, the cover member having an outer face towards the environment and a substantially opposite inner face towards the internals of the structure, each elongated indicator element having a periphery that defines a corresponding indicator shape in the cover member, each indicator element comprising an at least optically translucent material to transmit light incident thereon and enable backlight arriving at the inner face to exit via the outer face;
a flexible substrate film layer of at least one film, 3D-shaped to define a number of elongated recesses, each elongated recess substantially aligned with a respective one of the number of indicator elements of the cover member, the film layer hosting, in each of the formed recesses, a plurality of substantially aligned light sources disposed thereon spread along the length of the recess and configured to emit light substantially towards the cover member; and
a thermoplastic optically transmissive light-guiding material layer molded onto the film layer between the film layer and the cover layer so as to embed said plurality of light sources while defining a plurality of elongated protrusions aligned with the recesses and the indicator elements, each of said protrusions being configured to convey the light emitted by the underlying light sources of the corresponding recess of film layer towards the cover member, supporting substantially total internal reflection based propagation of light therewithin enabled by an interface between the side walls of the protrusions and neighbouring material.

US Pat. No. 10,412,773

METHOD FOR TRANSCEIVING SIGNAL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting, by a first user equipment (UE), data in a wireless communication system supporting a device-to-device (D2D) communication, the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, a downlink control information (DCI) format used to schedule control information;
transmitting, to a second UE, the control information based on the received DCI format;
determining a specific bitmap pattern to transmit D2D data,
wherein the specific bitmap pattern is determined based on a reference bitmap included in the received DCI format, the reference bitmap comprising 8 bits; and
transmitting, to the second UE, the D2D data according to the determined specific bitmap pattern,
wherein each bit of the specific bitmap pattern is set to ‘0’ or ‘1’,
wherein each bit set to ‘1’ represents a subframe that is used for the D2D data transmission,
wherein each bit set to ‘0’ represents a subframe that is not used for the D2D data transmission,
wherein the specific bitmap pattern includes the reference bitmap at least once in consideration of one or more subframes used for transmitting the D2D data, and
wherein the reference bitmap is configured by the base station based on a distance between the first UE and the second UE.

US Pat. No. 10,412,593

METHOD, DEVICE, AND SYSTEM FOR TRANSMITTING SIGNALS IN UNLICENSED BAND

WILUS INSTITUTE OF STANDA...

1. A method of a user equipment to receive a downlink signal in a cellular communication system, the method comprising:detecting a Channel State Information Reference Signal (CSI-RS) in a time unit #n on an unlicensed band cell;
verifying whether the CSI-RS is used for Discovery RS (DRS) using an initialization value of a CSI-RS sequence of the CSI-RS; and
performing at least one of a Radio Resource Management (RRM) measurement or a Channel State Information (CSI) measurement using the CSI-RS based on whether the CSI-RS is used for the DRS,
wherein when the CSI-RS is used for the DRS, the user equipment performs the RRM measurement using the CSI-RS, and when the CSI-RS is not used for the DRS, the user equipment performs the CSI measurement, wherein the time unit #n is not a subframe #0 or #5, and
wherein when an index of the time unit #n is not used for the initialization value of the CSI-RS sequence, the CSI-RS is used for the DRS, and when the index of the time unit #n is used for the initialization value of the CSI-RS sequence, the CSI-RS is not used for the DRS.

US Pat. No. 10,410,962

ENCAPSULATED CONFORMAL ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS AND DEVICES, AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME

MC10, Inc., Lexington, M...

1. A conformal integrated circuit (IC) device comprising:a flexible substrate;
electronic circuitry attached to the flexible substrate; and
a flexible polymeric encapsulation layer attached to the flexible substrate, the flexible polymeric encapsulation layer forming a vaulted compartment encasing therein at least a portion of the electronic circuitry between the flexible substrate and the vaulted compartment of the flexible polymeric encapsulation layer,
wherein the vaulted compartment is separated from a second vaulted compartment by a recessed portion, and the flexible polymeric encapsulation layer and the flexible substrate have a collective thickness in the range of about 1.0 mm to about 2.0 mm.

US Pat. No. 10,408,592

ONE PIECE POLYMER AMMUNITION CARTRIDGE HAVING A PRIMER INSERT AND METHODS OF MAKING THE SAME

TRUE VELOCITY IP HOLDINGS...

1. A method of making a polymeric ammunition cartridge comprising the steps of:providing a polymer ammunition cartridge blank comprising an unformed top end connected to a cartridge bottom by a polymer middle body to form a propellant chamber, wherein the unformed top end comprises a nose end aperture, wherein the cartridge bottom comprises a primer insert comprising a top surface opposite a bottom surface and a coupling element that extends from the bottom surface, a primer recess in the top surface that extends toward the bottom surface, a primer flash hole aperture positioned in the primer recess to extend through the bottom surface and a groove in the primer recess positioned around the flash hole aperture, wherein the middle body is overmolded through the primer flash hole aperture into the groove;
providing a thermal form comprising a body segment extending to a shoulder segment that transitions to a neck segment that terminates at a tip segment end and a mandrel extendable into the neck segment at the tip segment end;
heating the thermal form;
inserting the unformed top end into the thermal form;
extending the mandrel into the nose end aperture;
contacting the unformed top end with the tip segment end to form a polymer ammunition cartridge having a shoulder connected to a neck, wherein the nose end aperture forms a projectile aperture; and
removing the polymer ammunition cartridge from the thermal form.

US Pat. No. 10,412,863

CHARGING DEVICE FOR INDUCTIVELY CHARGING AN ELECTRICAL ENERGY STORE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE AND METHOD FOR OPERATING A CHARGING DEVICE

AUDI AG, Ingolstadt (DE)...

1. A charging device for inductively charging an electrical energy store of a motor vehicle, comprising:a primary coil, which is designed for inducing a voltage in a secondary coil of the motor vehicle for charging the electrical energy store;
a lifting mechanism which is designed for moving the primary coil between a stowage position and a charging position,
a fan unit, which is arranged in such a way that an air flow that can be produced by means of the fan unit flows around a power electronics of the charging device and subsequently flows to the lifting mechanism,
a heating unit, which is arranged in such a way that the air flow that can be produced by the fan unit flows around the heating unit and subsequently flows to the lifting mechanism; and
a control unit, which is designed for the purpose of operating the fan unit or the fan unit and the heating unit as a function of supplied weather data, with respect to ambient temperature and ambient humidity,
wherein the control unit is designed for the purpose of activating the fan unit or the fan unit and the heating unit, if a force, which is greater than a predefined force value, is applied for moving the lifting mechanism.

US Pat. No. 10,412,768

METHOD AND DEVICES OF PERFORMING A RANDOM ACCESS PROCEDURE BETWEEN A USER EQUIPMENT, UE, AND A RADIO ACCESS NETWORK OF A TELECOMMUNICATION NETWORK

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method of performing a random access procedure between a User Equipment (UE) and a radio access network, wherein said radio access network comprises two radio access nodes that use different sets of signature sequences to differentiate random access requests coming from different UEs, said method comprising:receiving, by a first of said two radio access nodes, a random access request from said UE, wherein said random access request comprises a signature sequence;
determining, by said first radio access node, that said random access request is intended for said first radio access node based on said signature sequence comprised by said random access request;
receiving, by said first radio access node, from a second of said two radio access nodes, said random access request, thereby indicating that said second radio access node has also received said random access request from said UE; and
sending, by said first radio access node, a response based on said random access request received from said UE and based on said random access request received from said second radio access node.

US Pat. No. 10,411,355

ANTENNA DEVICE

ALPS ALPINE CO., LTD., T...

1. An antenna device comprising:a plate-shaped antenna element arranged to oppose a wiring board that is grounded, with a gap formed between the antenna element and the wiring board;
a plurality of grounding leg parts arranged at respective outer side parts of the antenna element and having respective extending tips connected to the wiring board;
a feeding leg part arranged at a corresponding outer side part of the antenna element and having an extending tip that connects to a transmission circuit or a reception circuit;
a plurality of rectangular cutout parts respectively formed at the outer side parts of the antenna element and extending toward an inner side of the antenna element; and
a plurality of sidewall parts respectively arranged at the outer side parts of the antenna element and extending toward the wiring board,
wherein the antenna element includes
a surface opposing the wiring board and having a regular polygonal shape in a plan view,
a plurality of corner parts respectively corresponding to vertexes of the regular polygonal shape, and
a plurality of side parts respectively corresponding to sides of the regular polygonal shape,
wherein each of the side parts is arranged between two adjacent corner parts, and has a first portion closer to one of the two adjacent corner parts and a second portion closer to the other of the two adjacent corner parts,
wherein the feeding leg part is arranged at one of the corner parts of the antenna element, and the plurality of grounding leg parts are arranged at remaining corner parts of the antenna element,
wherein each of the plurality of rectangular cutout parts is formed at the first portion of the side part, and
wherein each of the plurality of sidewall parts is formed at the second portion of the side part.

US Pat. No. 10,409,435

INPUT DEVICE WITH ONE DIRECTIONAL LEAD WIRING

Alps Alpine Co., Ltd., T...

1. An input device comprising:a base made of material having translucency and flexibility, the base having a sensing region, a peripheral region outside the sensing region, and a bent portion provided in the peripheral region;
a plurality of first electrodes made of a translucent material, the plurality of first electrodes being arranged in the sensing region of the base in a first direction;
a plurality of second electrodes made of the translucent material, the plurality of second electrodes being arranged in the sensing region of the base in a second direction crossing the first direction;
a linking part made of the translucent material and integrally formed with the plurality of first electrodes or the plurality of second electrodes, the linking part connecting two adjacent electrodes of the plurality of first electrodes or the plurality of second electrodes with which the linking part is integrally formed;
a first bridge connecting part formed over the linking part with a first insulating layer interposed therebetween, the first bridge connecting part electrically connecting two adjacent electrodes of the plurality of first electrodes or the plurality of second electrodes which are not connected by the linking part; and
a plurality of lead wires that are electrically connected to the plurality of first electrodes and the plurality of second electrodes, the plurality of lead wires extending from within the sensing region to the peripheral region on the base, each of the plurality of lead wires including a flexible laminated body provided on the bent portion, the flexible laminated body includes:
a first amorphous ITO layer provided on the base;
a conductive layer provided on the first amorphous ITO layer; and
a second amorphous ITO layer provided on the conductive layer
wherein the plurality of second electrodes include at least one divided electrode divided into electrode parts so as to provide a wire path therebetween extending in the first direction, such that at least one of the plurality of lead wires extends through the wire path and electrically connects to another of the plurality of second electrodes,
and wherein the input device further comprises:
a second bridge connecting part formed across the wire path and the lead wire therein so as to electrically connect the corresponding electrode parts; and
a second insulating layer interposed between the second bridge connecting part and the lead wire.

US Pat. No. 10,408,729

NEPHELOMETRIC TURBIDIMETER AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE HUMIDITY OF VENTING AIR IN A NEPHELOMETRIC TURBIDIMETER

HACH LANGE GMBH, Berlin ...

1. A nephelometric turbidimeter for measuring a turbidity of a liquid sample in a transparent sample cuvette, the nephelometric turbidimeter comprising:a cuvette chamber housing comprising a cuvette chamber which is configured have the transparent sample cuvette be arranged therein; and
a drying apparatus comprising:
a cuvette chamber inlet opening configured to vent the cuvette chamber,
a cuvette chamber outlet opening configured to de-vent the cuvette chamber,
an air circulator configured to circulate air from the cuvette chamber outlet opening to the cuvette chamber inlet opening, and
a drying body which is provided as a container of a hygroscopic agent defined by a drying substance which is arranged in a drying path between the cuvette chamber outlet opening and the cuvette chamber inlet opening so that air flows through the drying body.

US Pat. No. 10,408,582

POLYMER CARTRIDGE HAVING A PRIMER INSERT WITH A PRIMER POCKET GROOVE

TRUE VELOCITY IP HOLDINGS...

1. A polymeric ammunition cartridge comprising:a primer insert comprising:
a top surface opposite a bottom surface and a extraction flange that extends circumferentially about an outer edge of the top surface;
a coupling element that extends from the bottom surface, wherein the coupling element is adapted to receive a polymer overmolding;
a primer recess in the top surface that extends toward the bottom surface, wherein the primer recess comprises a recess bottom and a circular recess side wall;
a primer flash aperture through the recess bottom that extends through the bottom surface, wherein the primer flash aperture is adapted to receive the polymer overmolding to form a flash hole; and
a groove in the primer recess positioned around the primer flash aperture adapted to receive the polymer overmolding, wherein the groove extends at least partially over the bottom surface and the groove is adapted to receive polymer at least partially over the bottom surface;
a substantially cylindrical polymeric middle body extending about the primer insert, wherein the substantially cylindrical polymeric middle body comprises: a substantially cylindrical polymeric bullet-end coupling element at a first end of the substantially cylindrical polymeric middle body opposite a substantially cylindrical polymeric coupling end connected by a powder chamber, wherein the substantially cylindrical polymeric coupling end extends over the substantially cylindrical coupling element and into the primer flash hole aperture to the groove; and
a substantially cylindrical polymeric bullet-end upper portion comprising a bullet-end coupling element connected to the substantially cylindrical polymeric bullet-end coupling element opposite a projectile aperture adapted to engage a bullet.

US Pat. No. 10,408,429

LENS FOR PREFERENTIAL-SIDE DISTRIBUTION

IDEAL Industries Lighting...

1. A lens for distribution of light from a light emitter having an axis, the lens comprising a light-distribution wall having a base, a light-receiving inner surface and an outward surface, the light-distribution wall being configured for internal redirection of light entering the wall through the inner surface toward the outward surface for total internal reflection therefrom toward a main light-output surface which is transverse the axis, the base being bordered by inward and outward closed-perimeter edges each comprising at least four substantially straight edge portions joined by concave edge portions, the light-receiving inner surface defining an emitter cavity and extending from the base inward edge forming a closed-perimeter opening into the emitter cavity, the outward surface extending from the base outward edge toward the main light-output surface.

US Pat. No. 10,408,394

LED RETROFIT LIGHTING APPARATUS FOR A LIGHT FIXTURE

CURRENT LIGHTING SOLUTION...

1. A light-emitting diode retrofit lighting apparatus for an existing light fixture comprising more than one lamp holders, the apparatus comprising:a base portion to be mounted to the light fixture;
a light-emitting diode mounting part connected with the base portion and including LED lighting sources mounted thereon;
an adjustment portion secured to the base portion and configured to adjust the apparatus in a vertical direction;
at least one sliding mechanism mounted on and configured to slide along the adjustment portion to adjust the apparatus in a horizontal direction relative to the more than one lamp holders;
the at least one sliding mechanism is received within the adjustment portion, and configured to perform width adjustment relative to the more than one lamp holders;
the at least one sliding mechanism including:
a plurality of rib portions configured to engage with teeth portions of the adjustment portion;
a plurality of locking hook portions to overlap and hook to side surfaces of the adjustment portion to secure the at least one sliding mechanism to the adjustment portion; and
a spring part configured to be compressed and uncompressed to adjust the at least one sliding mechanism horizontally along the teeth portions of the adjustment portion based on a compression state thereof.

US Pat. No. 10,407,361

OXIDATIVE COUPLING OF METHANE FOR OLEFIN PRODUCTION

SILURIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC...

1. An apparatus for exchanging heat, the apparatus comprising:a first chamber and a second chamber;
a plurality of tubes configured to contain a process fluid that flows from an inlet in the first chamber to an exit of the second chamber, passing through the first chamber and the second chamber; and
a steam drum configured to contain a liquid phase and a gas phase of a cooling fluid, wherein (i) the steam drum is in fluidic communication with the first chamber such that the liquid phase of the cooling fluid is contacted with an exterior of the plurality of tubes in the first chamber to boil the cooling fluid using heat derived from the process fluid, and (ii) the steam drum is in fluidic communication with the second chamber such that the gas phase of the cooling fluid is contacted with an exterior of the plurality of tubes in the second chamber to super-heat the cooling fluid using heat derived from the process fluid.

US Pat. No. 10,406,580

AUTOMATED BENDER AND SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING DATA TO OPERATE AN AUTOMATED BENDER

GREENLEE TOOLS, INC., Ro...

1. A computer-implemented method of operating an automated bender, comprising:a) receiving a workpiece on a seat of an automated bender;
b) causing movement of the seat to align the workpiece with a clamping apparatus of the automated bender;
c) causing movement of the clamping apparatus to engage and securely hold the workpiece;
d) causing coordinated movement of the seat and the clamping apparatus to align the workpiece with a channel of a bending shoe of the automated bender, wherein the bending shoe has multiple channels;
e) causing movement of the clamping apparatus toward the bending shoe, thereby engaging the workpiece with the bending shoe at a position wherein a bend is to be effected in the workpiece;
f) causing movement of a follower bar toward the bending shoe at the position wherein the bend is to be effected in the workpiece to engage a channel of the follower bar with the workpiece, wherein the follower bar has multiple channels;
g) thereafter causing movement of the bending shoe to form a first bend in the workpiece, wherein the follower bar moves with the workpiece during movement of the bending shoe to form the first bend;
h) causing movement of the follower bar away from the bending shoe to disengage the follower bar from the workpiece after the first bend is formed;
i) thereafter causing movement of the clamping assembly to move the workpiece relative to the bending shoe and the follower bar;
j) causing movement of the follower bar toward the bending shoe to engage the same channel of the follower bar with the workpiece;
k) thereafter causing movement of the bending shoe to form a second bend in the workpiece; and
l) causing movement of the follower bar away from the bending shoe to disengage the follower bar from the workpiece after the second bend is formed;
wherein each movement is automatically performed under control of at least one processor of a control device of the automated bender, and
wherein in c)-l), the workpiece is continuously supported by the clamping assembly during the movements.
US Pat. No. 10,407,644

PERFUME COMPOSITIONS

Givaudan S.A., Vernier (...

1. A perfume composition having controlled release of phytoncides in an atmosphere comprising:a) at least about 0.6% by weight of at least one phytoncide, wherein at least about 25% by weight of the at least one phytoncide is selected from the group consisting of pinene alpha, pinene beta and combinations thereof; and
b) a perfume mixture including (i) at least one solvent; and (ii) at least one fragrance ingredient, wherein said perfume mixture exhibits a Equilibrium Headspace Concentration (HSi0) distribution curve having greater than about 95 wt % of the perfume mixture exhibiting HSi0 of less than or equal to about 10,000 ?g/L.

US Pat. No. 10,412,787

COOKING APPLIANCE

GUANGDONG MIDEA KITCHEN A...

1. A cooking appliance comprisinga base;
an upper cover configured to articulate with the base;
a liquid retaining surface; and
a liquid container,
wherein the liquid container is detachably installed at a position on the liquid retaining surface such that a liquid flowing gravitationally downwards from the upper cover in an open position relative to the base is guided by a section of the liquid retaining surface into the liquid container.

US Pat. No. 10,411,487

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLE (EV) CHARGE UNITS AND SYSTEMS FOR PROCESSING CONNECTIONS TO CHARGE UNITS AFTER CHARGING IS COMPLETE

Emerging Automotive, LLC,...

1. A method, comprising,receiving data, at a server, indicative that a user account has accessed a charging unit for charging an electric vehicle, the charging unit having an indicator that identifies an active charging status while the electric vehicle is connected to the charging unit for charging a battery of the electric vehicle using the charging unit, the charging unit is configured to identify a complete charging status when the electric vehicle is finished charging said battery using the charging unit, the indicator used to publically inform charging status of the charging unit that is provided for public use;
receiving data, at the server, indicative of a status of charge of the electric vehicle during the charging;
sending a notification to a device having access to the user account regarding said status of charge during the charging of the electric vehicle, the notification identifying a current level of charge of the battery of the electric vehicle and an estimate of a time remaining to finish charging the battery of the electric vehicle; and
receiving an instruction, from the device, to maintain the electric vehicle connected to the charging unit for a set period of time after the battery of the electric vehicle is finished charging;
wherein the instruction is received at the server, the server then sends data to the charging unit to allow the electric vehicle to maintain connected to the charging unit even when the battery of the electric vehicle has reached the complete charging status and to change the indicator to charging, the method being executed by a processor.

US Pat. No. 10,410,802

SELF-ADJUSTING FRAME FOR MOUNTING OVER A WALL-MOUNTED ELECTRICAL DEVICE

Lutron Technology Company...

1. A remote control device that is configured for use in a load control system having a load control device, the load control device configured to control an amount of power delivered to an electrical load that is electrically connected to the load control device, the remote control device comprising:a mounting frame that is configured to be attached to a yoke of a mechanical switch installed in a wallbox, wherein the mechanical switch controls whether power is delivered to the electrical load;
a control unit that is configured to be attached to the mounting frame, the control unit including a control interface and a wireless communication circuit, the control unit configured to translate a user input from the control interface into a control signal that controls the load control device, the control unit further configured to cause the wireless communication circuit to transmit the control signal; and
a faceplate that is configured to be attached to the mounting frame, the faceplate having an opening that is configured to receive at least a portion of the control interface,
wherein the mounting frame includes a biasing member that extends inward from a perimeter wall of the mounting frame, the biasing member configured to bias a rear surface of the mounting frame against an outer surface of a structure that surrounds the wallbox, and
wherein the biasing member includes an attachment portion and a pair of resilient spring arms that suspend the attachment portion relative to the perimeter wall of the mounting frame such that the attachment portion is spaced outward relative to the rear surface of the mounting frame.

US Pat. No. 10,410,451

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SECURELY CONTROLLING CONTAINER UNLOCKING BASED ON BIOMETRIC DATA

Express Scripts Strategic...

1. A locking container access system comprising:at least one processor; and
a memory storing instructions for execution on the at least one processor, wherein the instructions include:
establishing a connection to a locking container and obtaining an identifier from the locking container, wherein the locking container includes a bottle and a cap that attaches to the bottle, and wherein the connection is established with the cap; and
in response to a user authenticating to the locking container access system:
establishing a remote networking connection to an access control system;
obtaining access parameters for the user from the access control system; and
in response to receiving an open instruction from the user for the locking container, (i) requesting verification of the user based on biometric information of the user, (ii) determining whether the identifier is included in the access parameters, and (iii) in response to determining that the identifier is included in the access parameters and successful verification of the user based on the biometric information, transmitting an open command to the locking container.

US Pat. No. 10,408,291

BRAKE DISK COMPRISING COOLING ELEMENTS

Siemens Mobility GMBH, V...

1. A brake disk for fastening to a wheel of a rail vehicle, comprising:a plurality of elongated cooling elements on one side of the brake disk, a plurality of said cooling elongated elements being configured as transverse elements, and a size of the transverse elements being smaller in a radial direction than perpendicular to the radius of the brake disk at a location of the transverse element;
a plurality of fastening portions each of which fasten to the wheel of the rail vehicle, said plurality of fastening portions being circumferentially disposed around the brake disk; and
centering portions circumferentially aligned with and adjacent to the fastening portions, said plurality of fastening portions and said centering portions being spaced apart from the plurality of transverse elements.

US Pat. No. 10,412,827

METHOD OF MAKING A RIGID-FLEX CIRCUIT BOARD

QING DING PRECISION ELECT...

1. A method of making a rigid-flex circuit board, the method comprising:providing a first base layer and a second base layer, coating a photosensitive material on a surface of the first base layer and on a surface of the second base layer, and exposing the photosensitive material to form a circuit pattern;
coating a conductive material on the exposed portions of the surface of both the first base layer and the second base layer, removing the photosensitive material outside of the conductive material, and solidifying the conductive material to form a first conductive circuit layer on the first base layer and a second conductive circuit layer on the second base layer;
providing an insulating layer and laminating the insulating layer between the first base layer and the second base layer to form a core substrate, the first conductive circuit layer and the second conductive circuit layer embedded within the insulating layer;
providing a first adhesive layer, the first adhesive layer defining a first opening, and laminating the first adhesive layer to an outer surface of the first base layer, the first adhesive layer located on a surface of the first base layer opposite to the first conductive circuit layer, the first base layer exposed through the first opening;
providing and laminating a first copper film on a surface of the first adhesive layer opposite to the first base layer, forming a first outer conductive circuit layer from the first copper film, the first copper film defining an opening aligned with the first opening; and
wherein a portion of the core substrate located within the first opening is defined as a flexible board section, and the portions of the core substrate located outside of the first opening are defined as a hard board section.

US Pat. No. 10,412,699

ENHANCING AN ESTIMATE OF THE LOCATION OF A WIRELESS TERMINAL BY USING ONE OR MORE TYPES OF IDENTIFIERS OF A WIRELESS NETWORK

Polaris Wireless, Inc., ...

1. A method of estimating the location of a wireless terminal, the method comprising:receiving, by a data-processing system:
i) a service set identifier (SSID) associated with a wireless network and reported by the wireless terminal, and
ii) evidence of the location of the wireless terminal, wherein the evidence is independent of the wireless network;
transmitting, by the data-processing system, a search query to a web mapping service, wherein the search query contains one or more words that are based on the SSID;
receiving, by the data-processing system, a response to the search query, wherein the response contains at least one location of one or more organizations that match the query;
generating, by the data-processing system, a first hypothesis for the location of the wireless terminal based on the evidence of the location;
generating, by the data-processing system, a second hypothesis for the location of the wireless terminal based on the at least one location of the one or more organizations; and
generating, by the data-processing system, an estimate of location of the wireless terminal based on the first hypothesis and the second hypothesis, wherein each of the first and second hypotheses has non-zero weight.

US Pat. No. 10,411,746

VISIBLE LIGHT COMMUNICATION TRANSCEIVER GLASSES

Federal Law Enforcement D...

1. An LED light and communication device comprising:visible light communication transceiver glasses comprising:
a frame comprising at least one lens, at least one light emitting diode, and at least one photodetector, said at least one photodetector constructed and arranged for receipt of at least one pulsed light communication signal, said at least one pulsed light communication signal comprising light in a visible spectrum, said frame further comprising at least one processor in communication with said at least one light emitting diode and said at least one photodetector, said processor being constructed and arranged to activate said at least one light emitting diode to generate at least one light communication signal comprising light in said visible spectrum, said at least one pulsed light communication signal or said at least one light communication signal comprising encryption; and
at least one projector on said frame, said at least one projector being in communication with said at least one processor for display of said at least one pulsed light communication signal on said at least one lens.

US Pat. No. 10,411,483

ROBOT RECHARGING DOCK AND ROBOT RECHARGING SYSTEM

UBTECH ROBOTICS CORP., S...

1. A robot recharging dock, comprising:a recharging dock body;
at least a pair of recharging contact pads configured on at least one side of the recharging dock body;
at least one recharging switch circuit, a recharging power supply connected to the recharging contact pads through the at least one recharging switch circuit; and
a sensing circuit connected to the at least one recharging switch circuit;
wherein the sensing circuit is configured to turn on the recharging switch circuit upon detecting a magnetic component of a robot, so that the recharging power supply outputs a recharging voltage to the recharging contact pads;
wherein the sensing circuit comprises:
a first resistor, a first capacitor, and a sensor;
wherein a first end of the first resistor connects to a first power supply, and a second end of the first resistor connects to a first end of the sensor;
a first end of the first capacitor connects to the first power supply, and a second end of the first capacitor is grounded; and
a second end of the sensor connects to the recharging switch circuit, and a third end of the sensor is grounded.

US Pat. No. 10,411,470

LARGE CAPACITY BATTERY SYSTEM FOR POWER SYSTEM FREQUENCY REGULATION AND LARGE CAPACITY BATTERY OPERATION METHOD

HYOSUNG HEAVY INDUSTRIES ...

1. A method of operating a large-capacity battery in a large-capacity battery system for managing the large-capacity battery used in frequency regulation of a power grid system, the method comprising:calculating an expected frequency regulation signal of a next day using history information on past frequency regulation signals;
calculating a bidding capacity and a basic value of the large-capacity battery suitable for the expected frequency regulation signal;
determining an operational schedule using the calculated bidding capacity and the calculated basic value;
bidding the bidding capacity and the basic value of the large-capacity battery for a day-ahead frequency regulation market on a basis of the operational schedule; and
receiving and storing the frequency regulation signal from a real-time frequency regulation market and operating the large-capacity battery on a basis of the received frequency regulation signal if the bidding of the bidding capacity and the basic value of the large-capacity battery for the day-ahead frequency regulation market is successful.

US Pat. No. 10,410,992

BALL FORMING DEVICE, WIRE-BONDING APPARATUS, AND BALL FORMATION METHOD

SHINKAWA LTD., Tokyo (JP...

1. A ball forming device for forming a ball at a tip of a wire by producing discharge between an electrode and the tip of the wire, the device comprising:a current supply unit configured to supply a ball-forming current between the electrode and the tip of the wire;
a discharge detection unit configured to detect a discharge between the electrode and the tip of the wire; and
a current control unit, which controls the ball-forming current to a predetermined value to form the ball with a predetermined diameter at the tip of the wire after the discharge is detected, and controls to produce a plurality of triangle waves in the ball-forming current to flatten a surface of the ball after the ball with the predetermined diameter is formed.

US Pat. No. 10,409,996

AVOIDANCE OF MALICIOUS CONTENT IN NESTED FILES

Cylance Inc., Irvine, CA...

1. A computer-implemented method for processing a nested file having a primary file and at least one secondary embedded within the primary file, the method comprising:parsing, using at least one parser of a cell, both of the primary file and the at least one secondary file;
assigning, using the cell, a maliciousness score for the parsed primary file and the parsed at least one secondary file;
generating, by the cell, an overall maliciousness score for the nested file, the overall maliciousness score based on at least one of the assigned maliciousness score for the parsed primary file and the parsed at least one secondary file, the overall maliciousness score indicating a level of confidence that the nested file contains malicious content; and
providing, the overall maliciousness score to a data consumer indicating whether to proceed with consuming the nested file;
wherein the at least one secondary file has a second file format unknown to the cell and the operations further comprise:
identifying, by the cell, that the second file format is unknown to the cell;
requesting, from a cloud service accessed over a network, parsing information associated with the second file format;
receiving, from the cloud computing database over a network, the parsing information associated with the second file format;
instantiating, using the parsing information associated with the second file format, a parser associated with the second file format for parsing files having the second file format and,
parsing using the parser associated with the second file format the at least one second file having the second file format.

US Pat. No. 10,409,688

SYSTEM AND METHOD OF USING ENCRYPTION ALGORITHMS IN P2P ENCRYPTION MODE TO RESTORE INTEGRITY OF DATA

Acronis International Gmb...

1. A method for generating a new derivative for a file that has a plurality of existing derivatives stored on one or more servers using an (n,k) algorithm, wherein k is a minimum number of derivatives required to restore the file, the method comprising:accessing, on a server, an existing derivative of the file stored on said server;
performing, by the server, a modification operation on the existing derivative to generate a blob for the new derivative;
determining a number of times the modification operation has been performed;
when the number of times the modification operation has been performed is not equal to k and there is an additional existing derivative stored on at least one server of the one or more servers, performing, by said server, the modification operation on the blob using the additional existing derivative and incrementing by one the number of times the modification operation has been performed until the modification operation has been performed k times; and
when the modification operation has been performed k times, uploading the blob to a server for storage thereon.

US Pat. No. 10,407,982

RETENTION SYSTEMS FOR WINDOW TREATMENT INSTALLATIONS

Lutron Technology Company...

1. A roller shade retention system comprising:a roller shade assembly that defines opposed first and second ends that are spaced from each other, the roller shade assembly comprising a roller tube and a shade material, and configured to be secured in a mounted position relative to a structure such that an axis of rotation of the roller shade assembly remains in a fixed location relative to the structure during normal operation of the roller shade assembly;
a first retention bracket that, when mounted to the structure at a first location, is configured to at least partially surround a first portion of the roller shade assembly such that, during normal operation of the roller shade assembly, the first retention bracket does not carry weight of the roller tube or the shade material; and
a second retention bracket that, when mounted to the structure at a second location that is spaced from the first location, is configured to at least partially surround a second portion of the roller shade assembly such that, during normal operation of the roller shade assembly, the second retention bracket does not carry weight of the roller tube or the shade material,
wherein the first and second retention brackets are further configured to absorb corresponding portions of an impact force associated with detachment of the roller shade assembly from the mounted position, and to limit displacement of the detached roller shade assembly from the mounted position; and wherein the first and second retention brackets define respective first and second openings that are sized to allow raising and lowering of the shade material of the roller shade assembly therethrough, wherein a width of at least one of the first and second openings is narrower than a diameter of the roller tube.

US Pat. No. 10,406,553

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD HAVING STRUCTURE FOR PREVENTING COATING LIQUID OVERFLOW

ALPS ALPINE CO., LTD., T...

1. A printed circuit board on which an electronic component is mounted and in which a connection hole for joining the electronic component and another component to each other is formed,wherein a land region to which lead is to be applied is formed adjacent to the connection hole,
a coating liquid is applied to a terminal of the electronic component,
the land region is formed so as to surround an outer periphery of the connection hole, and
the land region is formed so as to be spaced apart from an outer periphery of the connection hole.

US Pat. No. 10,405,833

ULTRASONIC DIAGNOSTIC APPARATUS AND PROBE PRESSURIZATION/DEPRESSURIZATION INFORMATION DISPLAY METHOD

Canon Medical Systems Cor...

1. An ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus, comprising:an ultrasonic probe;
transmission/reception circuitry configured to transmit an ultrasonic wave to an object and receive a reflected wave from the object as an echo signal via the ultrasonic probe;
velocity distribution information generation circuitry configured to generate, based on the echo signal, velocity distribution information of a tissue in the object in accordance with an operation of pressurization or depressurization using the ultrasonic probe by an operator;
index information generation circuitry configured to generate state information representing a cycle of the pressurization or the depressurization of the operation and target information representing a target cycle of the pressurization or the depressurization of the operation, based on the velocity distribution information; and
a display configured to display the cycle in the form of a length of a second side in a predetermined graphic pattern representing the state information and the target information, the graphic pattern including a first side and the second side, display the state information and the target information as the graphic pattern, and display the graphic pattern upon changing the length of the second side of the graphic pattern in accordance with a change in the cycle of the pressurization or the depressurization in the state information.
US Pat. No. 10,407,572

THIN ALUMINUM PIGMENTS HAVING A NARROW THICKNESS DISTRIBUTION, METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME, AND USE OF ALUMINUM PIGMENTS

ECKART GMBH, (DE)

1. Platelet-like aluminum pigments having a narrow thickness distribution and at least partially coated with lubricant, wherein the pigments havea) a mean thickness h50 of from 15 nm to 75 nm as determined by a scanning electron microscope thickness count,
b) a relative breadth of thickness distribution ?h of from 30% to less than 70%, as determined by a scanning electron microscope thickness count and as calculated on the basis of the corresponding cumulative breakthrough curve of the relative frequencies of occurrence, according to the formula ?h=100×(h90?h10)/h50, and
c) an X-ray diffractogram, measured on pigments in substantially plane parallel orientation, having one or two main peaks which do not correspond to the [111] reflexes,
wherein the platelet-like aluminum pigments are produced by a method comprising
(1) providing aluminum shot exhibiting a particle size distribution having a dshot, 10<0.6 ?m, a dshot, 50<2.0 ?m and a dshot, 90<4.0 ?m, wherein the aluminum shot is prepared in an atomizer by atomization of liquid aluminum, and
(2) grinding the aluminum shot as defined in (1) above using a grinder in the presence of solvent and lubricants and grinding media having an individual weight of from 1.2 mg to 13 mg.

US Pat. No. 10,412,816

DISPLAY BRIGHTNESS CONTROL BASED ON LOCATION DATA

Manufacturing Resources I...

1. An electronic display assembly comprising:an electronic display;
a light adapted to provide lighting for the electronic display;
a microprocessor adapted to:
i) determine a geographical location of the electronic display;
ii) determine sunrise and sunset times for a day based on the geographical location;
iii) determine a present time;
iv) control power to the light such that the light is adapted to operate at a daytime level if the present time is between sunrise and sunset; and
v) control power to the light such that the light is adapted to operate at a nighttime level that is less than the daytime level if the present time is between sunset and sunrise;
wherein the light is adapted to be on for daytime use and nighttime use of the electronic display.

US Pat. No. 10,407,086

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR OPERATING FUNCTIONAL UNITS ARRANGED IN A DECENTRALIZED MANNER

Siemens Mobility AG, Zur...

1. A device for operating decentralized functional units arranged in a railroad network for railroad traffic, comprising:a) a superordinate control system configured to interchange information with the decentralized functional units by way of data telegrams including real-time data telegrams and non-real-time data telegrams;
b) a data transport network with a plurality of network access points, said superordinate control system being coupled to said data transport network via at least one network access point;
c) communication units connected in each case to a network access point and providing said decentralized functional units with access to said data transport network;
d) an energy transport network having said decentralized functional units connected thereto and supplying said the decentralized functional units with electrical energy, said energy transport network having a plurality of energy injection nodes distributed along a bus structure of said energy transport network, said energy injection nodes being selectively supplied with electrical power by one of at least two independent energy backbones, said at least two independent energy backbones including a first backbone being a public power supply network and a second backbone being a power supply network of a railroad, said energy injection nodes being intelligent energy injection nodes connected along the bus structure, alternating in each case, to one of the at least two independent energy backbones, wherein at least two of said energy injection nodes are connected to a first one of the at least two independent energy backbones and at least two of said energy injection nodes are connected to a second one of the at least two independent energy backbones.

US Pat. No. 10,406,754

APPARATUS, SYSTEM AND METHOD OF MONITORING AN ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT

JABIL INC., St. Petersbu...

1. A system capable of controlling at least one additive manufacturing print, comprising:a plurality of sensors capable of monitoring at least one of a build perimeter, a build height, and a build volume for an additive print build resultant from the additive manufacturing print;
a print server comprising at least one processor capable of receiving sensor data regarding the monitoring from the plurality of sensors, and comprising non-transitory computing code for applying to the sensor data a print process plan indicative of the additive print build;
a comparator embedded in the non-transitory computing code for assessing a lack of compliance by the additive print build to the print process plan; and
at least one modified output from a revised print process plan that modifies the additive manufacturing print from the print process plan during the additive manufacturing print suitable to revise the compliance of the additive print build to the print process plan.

US Pat. No. 10,412,765

COMMUNICATION METHOD IN UNLICENSED BAND AND DEVICE USING SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for communicating in an unlicensed band, the method comprising:transmitting, by a wireless device, a first reservation signal when succeeding in clear channel assessment (CCA) in an unlicensed band during a first reservation time;
attempting, by the wireless device, to detect a second reservation signal transmitted by another wireless device during the first reservation time;
when the second reservation signal has a same priority as the first reservation signal, transmitting, by the wireless device, a third reservation signal when succeeding in CCA in the unlicensed band during a second reservation time following the first reservation time;
attempting, by the wireless device, to detect a fourth reservation signal transmitted by the other wireless device during the second reservation time; and
determining, by the wireless device, to transmit data during a data time following the second reservation time when the fourth reservation signal has a lower priority than the third reservation signal,
wherein the first to fourth reservation signals are transmitted at different times.

US Pat. No. 10,412,759

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING DOWNLINK IN UNLICENSED BAND

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for downlink transmission in an unlicensed band, the method comprising:determining, by a first base station (BS)in a first group, a first delay time to initiate first clear channel assessment (CCA) in the unlicensed band from a reference time;
determining, by a second BS in the first group, a second delay time to initiate second CCA in the unlicensed band from the reference time, wherein the first delay time is longer than the second delay time;
checking, by the first BS, whether a channel is idle by performing the first CCA during a first CCA duration after the first delay time, wherein the first CCA duration is defined in inverse proportion to the first delay time;
checking, by the second BS, whether the channel is idle by performing the second CCA during a second CCA duration after the second delay time, wherein the second CCA duration is defined in inverse proportion to the second delay time; and
simultaneously performing, by the first and second BSs, downlink transmissions during the same time when the channel is idle.

US Pat. No. 10,409,451

APPARATUS CONTAINING COLOR CODED GROUP AND MEMBER ICONS AND METHOD OF GROUPING AND DEGROUPING MEMBERS ICONS IN LIGHTING APPLICATIONS

LEDVANCE LLC, Wilmington...

1. A method of controlling lighting comprising:color coding at least one group icon for a scene for lighting on a light control interface, the at least one group icon being color coded with a first type color identifier corresponding to the scene;
grouping at least one member icon designating a light function form for at least one lamp to the at least one group icon on the light control interface, the at least one member icon including a second type color identifier, wherein a member icon being grouped to a group icon has a same color for the second type color identifier for the member icon as the first type color identifier, the second type color identifier is present at a periphery of the at least one member icon, wherein the second type color identifier comprises a plurality of segments of different colors identifying grouping of the at least one member icon to more than one group in said at least one group icon, wherein each segment of the plurality of different colors designates that the at least one member icon is grouped to the group icon color coded with said same color as said each segment of the second type color identifier; and
activating the at least one lamp of the member icon being grouped to the group icon by selecting the group icon having the first color identifier matching the second color identifier of the member icon.

US Pat. No. 10,407,807

TEXTILE SLEEVE WITH ADHESIVE FIXATION LAYER AND METHODS OF CONSTRUCTION AND USE THEREOF

Federal-Mogul Powertrain ...

1. A protective textile sleeve for providing protection to an elongate member contained therein, comprising:a wall of interlaced yarn, said wall having an outermost and innermost surface, said innermost surface being configured to bound a cavity extending between opposite open ends;
an adhesive coating bonded to only a portion of said innermost surface such that said innermost surface has at least one region with said adhesive coating and at least one region free of said adhesive coating, said adhesive coating having a first, non-adhesive state and a second, adhesive state, said second adhesive state being activated via application of a water-based liquid thereto;
wherein said wall has opposite edges extending lengthwise between said opposite ends;
wherein said opposite edges extend generally parallel to a central, longitudinal axis of said cavity, wherein said wall is heat-set to bias said opposite edges into overlapping relation with one another; and
wherein said adhesive coating extends along only one of said opposite edges and along both of said opposite ends with said at least one region free of said adhesive coating extending between said opposite edges and said opposite ends such that said opposite edges are adapted to be bonded in overlapping relation with one another with said adhesive coating and said wall is adapted to be bonded to the elongate member.

US Pat. No. 10,412,867

ELECTROMAGNETIC SHIELDING ASSEMBLY, ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE AND LIGHTNING PROTECTION MODULE AND POWER SUPPLY

3Y POWER TECHNOLOGY (TAIW...

1. An electromagnetic shielding assembly adapted for a power supply, the electromagnetic shielding assembly comprising:an electromagnetic interference shielding component comprising:
a plate body;
a bending portion, an included angle being formed between the plate body and the bending portion, and the plate body and the bending portion cooperatively covering an input socket of the power supply;
a first grounding pin is disposed on the bending portion, a second grounding pin is disposed on the plate body and extends in a direction opposite to the first grounding pin, and the first grounding pin and the second grounding pin are grounded with and screwed to the housing of the power supply; and
a welding pin disposed on a side of the bending portion away from the plate body and configured to electrically connect to an auxiliary circuit board.

US Pat. No. 10,412,841

FLEXIBLE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Avary Holding (Shenzhen) ...

1. A method for making a flexible printed circuit board comprising:providing an insulating laminate comprising a base layer, the base layer having two opposite surfaces, a releasing films formed on each surface of the base layer;
defining at least one first through hole in the insulating laminate, each first through hole passing through the base layer and the two releasing films;
forming a conductive paste block in each first through hole, each conductive paste block comprises a first end portion and a second end portion opposite to the first end portion, at least the first end portion protruding from the base layer;
removing the releasing films;
forming a first conductive wiring layer, an insulating layer, and a second conductive wiring layer on each surface of the base layer and in that order, the first end portion of each conductive paste block exposed from the first conductive wiring layer;
defining at least one second through hole in the insulating layer, the second through hole coaxially aligned with each conductive paste block, the second through hole positioned near the first end portion extending to the first end portion and forming a recess in the first end portion; and
forming a conductive via in each second through hole and the correspond recess.

US Pat. No. 10,411,225

POWER BATTERY AND CAP STRUCTURE OF THE POWER BATTERY

Contemporary Amperex Tech...

1. A cap structure of a power battery, comprising a first electrode component, a second electrode component, a cap plate, and a turnable plate, wherein:the first electrode component and the second electrode component are attached to the cap plate, and the first electrode component is electrically isolated from the cap plate;
the first electrode component comprises a first terminal and a first connecting block, the first connecting block is located above the cap plate, the first connecting block comprises a terminal connecting portion, a fusing portion, and a turnable plate connecting portion, the terminal connecting portion is connected to the turnable plate connecting portion through the fusing portion, the first terminal is connected to the terminal connecting portion, the fusing portion has a melting point lower than that of the terminal connecting portion or the turnable plate connecting portion and is positioned above the turnable plate, and the turnable plate is electrically connected to the second electrode component; and
in case that an internal pressure of the power battery exceeds a reference pressure, the turnable plate is turned over and in contact with the turnable plate connecting portion, such that the first terminal is electrically connected to the second electrode component,
wherein the second electrode component comprises a second terminal having a turnable plate connecting hole; the turnable plate seals the turnable plate connecting hole and is electrically connected to the second terminal; the cap plate has a turnable plate through hole; the turnable plate connecting portion is located above the turnable plate connecting hole; and the turnable plate connecting hole is aligned with the turnable plate through hole.

US Pat. No. 10,410,954

COOLING MODULE, WATER-COOLED COOLING MODULE AND COOLING SYSTEM

COOLER MASTER CO., LTD., ...

11. A cooling module used in conjunction with a heating element, comprising:a thermal plate in contact with one side of the heating element, wherein the thermal plate has a concavity and a chamber, the concavity is formed on an upper surface of the thermal plate opposite to a bottom surface which faces the heating element, the concavity is located at the center of the thermal plate, and the chamber surrounds the concavity; and
a plurality of cooling fins protruding from and vertically disposed on the thermal plate;
wherein some of the plurality of cooling fins protrude through the concavity and are surrounded by the chamber, and a bottom plane of the concavity and a bottom plane of the chamber are coplanar.

US Pat. No. 10,409,639

TASK SCHEDULING SYSTEM WITH A WORK BREAKDOWN STRUCTURE AND METHOD SUITABLE FOR MOBILE HEALTH

Hefei University of Techn...

1. A task scheduling method for mobile health, comprising the following steps:step 1: describing and classifying health tasks with a Resource Description and Access (RDA)framework, and obtaining mobile diagnosis and treatment tasks and intelligent health tasks;
step 2: measuring the mobile diagnosis and treatment tasks and the intelligent health tasks, obtaining corresponding resource descriptors, packaging the mobile diagnosis and treatment tasks and the intelligent health tasks respectively and obtaining the mobile diagnosis and treatment tasks with the resource descriptors and the intelligent health tasks with the resource descriptors;
step 3: identifying task priorities for the mobile diagnosis and treatment tasks with the resource descriptors and the intelligent health tasks with the resource descriptors respectively with a secondary scheduling method and obtaining a resource schedule table;
step 4: matching corresponding optimal resources for the mobile diagnosis and treatment tasks with the resource descriptors and the intelligent health tasks with the resource descriptors with annealing algorithm;
step 5: matching the mobile diagnosis and treatment tasks with the resource descriptors and the intelligent health tasks with the resource descriptors with a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) decomposition structure, if matching successfully, the received mobile diagnosis and treatment tasks with the resource descriptors and the intelligent health tasks with the resource descriptors are indecomposable, otherwise they are regarded as decomposable;
step 6: decomposing the decomposable mobile diagnosis and treatment tasks with the resource descriptors and the decomposable intelligent health tasks with the resource descriptors according to the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), and obtaining the mobile diagnosis and treatment tasks with the resource descriptors and the intelligent health tasks with the resource descriptors of a smallest granularity;
step 7: processing the mobile diagnosis and treatment tasks and the intelligent health tasks processed in step 6 respectively and accordingly with the optimal resources, thereby obtaining process results of the intelligent health tasks; and dynamically evaluating during processing of the mobile diagnosis and treatment tasks, thereby obtaining process results of the mobile diagnosis and treatment tasks; and
step 8: judging the process results of the intelligent health tasks and the mobile diagnosis and treatment tasks, if the process results are successful, releasing matched optimal resources; otherwise, returning to the step 4.

US Pat. No. 10,409,326

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DEVICE CASE MAGNETS

RAKUTEN KOBO, INC., Toro...

1. A protective case, comprising:a back cover, wherein the back cover is configured to secure an electronic reading device, the back cover including
a plurality of metal plates, each of the plurality of metal plates disposed in a predetermined location; and
a front cover, the front cover including
a plurality of magnets, each of the plurality of magnets being disposed in a predetermined location and one or more of the plurality of magnets being positioned based on the location of one or more corresponding metal plates, and
a Hall sensor magnet positioned on top of a magnet shielding. wherein the Hall sensor magnet is positioned between the magnet shielding and the back cover of the protective case when the protective case is in a closed position.

US Pat. No. 10,409,312

LOW POWER DUTY-CYCLED REFERENCE

Analog Devices Global Unl...

1. A temperature stabilized reference voltage circuit for supplying a temperature stabilized reference voltage signal (Vref) to a second circuit that requires the reference voltage signal, the temperature stabilized reference voltage circuit comprising:a bandgap voltage reference circuit arranged in use to generate a complementary to absolute temperature (CTAT) signal (Vbe) and a proportional to absolute temperature (PTAT) signal (Dvbe); and
a capacitive amplifier arranged to receive the CTAT and PTAT signals generated by the bandgap voltage reference circuit, and to combine the CTAT and PTAT signals to produce a temperature stabilized reference voltage signal (Vref) that is output in use to the second circuit that requires the reference voltage signal;
wherein the temperature stabilized reference voltage circuit is in use operated synchronously with the second circuit such that the capacitive amplifier makes the reference voltage signal available to the second circuit at least immediately prior to the start of and during a time period in a duty cycle of the second circuit when the second circuit will make use of the reference voltage signal, and the temperature stabilized reference voltage circuit is powered down and does not provide the reference voltage signal at other times in the duty cycle of the second circuit; and
wherein the bandgap voltage reference circuit provides the PTAT and CTAT signals to the capacitive amplifier during a calibration phase whilst the reference voltage signal is being established, and then once the reference voltage signal is established the bandgap voltage reference circuit is powered down.

US Pat. No. 10,409,280

CONTROL DOMINATED PLANNING AND CONTROL SYSTEM FOR AUTONOMOUS DRIVING VEHICLES

BAIDU USA LLC, Sunnyvale...

1. A computer-implemented method for operating an autonomous driving vehicle, comprising:in response to a target position for an autonomous driving vehicle (ADV), estimating a control command based on the target position in view of a current speed and a current position of the ADV;
obtaining a range of confidence positions with respect to the target position that the ADV potentially reaches in response to the estimated control command, wherein the range of confidence positions was predetermined based on prior driving statistics;
determining whether the range of confidence positions is within a safety zone that is determined at a point in time based on perception data perceiving a driving environment surrounding the ADV; and
applying the control command to the ADV in response to determining that the range of confidence positions is within the safety zone.

US Pat. No. 10,409,159

PHOTOPATTERNABLE COMPOSITIONS, PATTERNED HIGH K THIN FILM DIELECTRICS AND RELATED DEVICES

Flexterra, Inc., Skokie,...

1. A method of forming a patterned thin film component for use in an electronic, optical, or optoelectronic device, the method comprising:depositing onto a substrate a photopatternable composition to provide a thin film;
exposing the thin film to radiation in an imagewise pattern such that unexposed areas of the thin film are soluble in a developing agent and exposed areas of the thin film become insoluble in the developing agent; and
removing the unexposed areas of the thin film with the developing agent to provide a patterned thin film component;
wherein the photopatternable composition comprises a vinylidene fluoride-based polymer, a photosensitive non-nucleophilic base, and a crosslinking agent, wherein:
the vinylidene fluoride-based polymer comprises a first repeating unit that is vinylidene fluoride, a second repeating unit selected from the group consisting of vinyl fluoride, trifluoroethylene, chlorofluoroethylene, chlorotrifluoroethylene, vinylidene chloride, and hexafluoropropylene;
the photosensitive non-nucleophilic base is represented by one of the formulae selected from the group consisting of:

wherein
Y is selected from the group consisting of C?C, CR2, NR, O, S, and Se, wherein R is H, a C1-6 alkyl group, an optionally substituted phenyl group, or an optionally substituted benzyl group;
Z is selected from the group consisting of NR, an optionally substituted pyridyl group, or a covalent bond;
Ra, Rb, Rc, and Rd independently are H, a C1-6 alkyl group, an optionally substituted phenyl group, or an optionally substituted benzyl group, or Ra and Rb together and/or Rc and Rd together can be joined with the nitrogen atom to form a guanidinyl group or a triaminophosphazenyl group;
Re and Rf independently are a halo group, a cyano group, a nitro group, a C1-6 alkyl group, a C1-6 haloalkyl group, or a C1-6 alkoxy group;
Rg, Rh, Ri, and Rj independently are H, a halo group, a cyano group, a nitro group, a C1-6 alkyl group, a C1-6 haloalkyl group, or a C1-6alkoxy group, an optionally substituted phenyl group, or an optionally substituted benzyl group, or Rg and Rh together or Rh and Ri together or Ri and Rj together can be joined with the two carbon atoms therebetween to form an optionally substituted C6-14 aryl group or an optionally substituted 5-14 membered heteroaryl group;
Rk, Rl, Rm and Rn independently are H, a halo group, a cyano group, a nitro group, a C1-6 alkyl group, a C1-6 haloalkyl group, or a C1-6 alkoxy group, an optionally substituted phenyl group, or an optionally substituted benzyl group, or Rk and Rl together or Rl and Rm together or Rm and Rn together can be joined with the two carbon atoms therebetween to form an optionally substituted C6-14 aryl group or an optionally substituted 5-14 membered heteroaryl group; or
if neither Rg and Rh together nor Rm and Rn together join to form an optionally substituted C6-14 aryl group or an optionally substituted 5-14 membered heteroaryl group, then Rg and Rn together can be joined with Q and the four carbon atoms therebetween to form an optionally substituted C6-14 aryl group or an optionally substituted 5-14 membered heteroaryl group; and
n is 0, 1, 2 or 3; and
the crosslinking agent is not thermally activated and is not peroxide-based.

US Pat. No. 10,408,959

MARINE SEISMIC SURVEYING WITH TOWED COMPONENTS BELOW WATER'S SURFACE

ION GEOPHYSICAL CORPORATI...

1. A marine surveying vessel for towing seismic equipment with one or more cables, the vessel comprising:at least one skeg mounted on the vessel and extending at least below a waterline of the vessel;
at least one shuttle movable along the at least one skeg; and
at least one tow point disposed on the at least one shuttle and movable along the at least one skeg therewith, the at least one tow point supporting at least one of the one or more cables below the surface of the water.

US Pat. No. 10,408,712

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ENERGY ANALYSIS AND PREDICTIVE MODELING OF COMPONENTS OF A COOLING SYSTEM

Vertiv Corporation, Colu...

1. A method for analyzing performance of a chilled water (CW) system having a plurality of CW components, the method comprising:using a processor to analyze a collection of at least one of allowable operating points, allowable operating ranges or allowable operating conditions, for each one of the plurality of CW components of the CW system;
generating an electrical signal representative of at least one of a user set or system measured ambient wet bulb (WB) temperature for an environment in which at least a subplurality of the CW components are located;
using the processor to read the electrical signal and to analyze at least one of the user set or system measured ambient wet bulb (WB) temperature for the environment;
using the processor to calculate equivalent loop conditions for each of the CW components covering a load being thermally managed by the CW system, the equivalent loop conditions relating to a selected performance parameter for at least a subplurality of the CW components covering the load in a manner to manage cooling of the load; and
for each one of the calculated equivalent loop conditions, using the processor to generate information for balancing the CW components by selecting specific operating points of the CW system, given the user set or system measured WB temperature, to meet load requirements imposed by the load;
further comprising using the processor to analyze data from performance data tables for each one of the CW components of the CW system, the performance data tables defining at least one of operating points or operating ranges for each of the CW components based on at least one of an input or an output associated with each of the CW components, and from the performance data tables using the processor to collect the at least one of allowable operating points, allowable operating ranges or allowable operating conditions; and
wherein the operation of using the processor to generate information for balancing the CW components comprises using the processor to analyze the data and to generate a plurality of lists which include set points for each of the CW components, for every available balance point of the CW system that enables the CW system to meet the load requirements given the user set or system measured WB temperature; and
using the processor to evaluate the plurality of lists and set points for each of the CW components and to control adjustment of one or more of the CW components to optimize operation of the CW system.

US Pat. No. 10,408,277

TWIST-BREAKABLE MECHANICAL FUSE AND COOLING UNIT OF A TURBINE ENGINE FITTED WITH SUCH A FUSE

SAFRAN HELICOPTER ENGINES...

1. A mechanical fuse intended to be mounted securely in a turbine engine between a driving mechanical member, referred to as a driving member, and a driven mechanical member, referred to as a receiving member, each rotating about the same axis of rotation, said fuse comprising a body extending in a longitudinal direction parallel to said axis of rotation, once the fuse is mounted between said driving and receiving members,wherein said body comprises a plurality of longitudinal bars, each bar being suitable for being deformed by bending, under the action of a torsional moment applied to all the bars, so as to form a breakable mechanical fuse.

US Pat. No. 10,412,130

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PLAYING MEDIA STREAM ON WEB BROWSER

HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.,...

1. A media stream playing apparatus comprising at least one processor to implement:a transmission module configured to establish a communication connection at a transport layer level with a media service device;
a websocket module configured to establish a websocket connection with the media service device based on the communication connection, and transmit or receive websocket packets to or from the media service device while maintaining the websocket connection;
a streaming module configured to receive Real-time Transport Protocol (RTP) packets carried by the websocket packets; and
a media decoder configured to decode a media stream obtained from the RTP packets to reconstruct video for displaying through a web browser,
wherein the websocket module is configured to, in response to receiving a Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP) command from the streaming module, transmit a description command to the media service device, and in response to receiving a subsequent RTSP command, transmit a setup command to the media service device.

US Pat. No. 10,409,406

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR INCREASED SECURITY IN AUTHENTICATION CODE ENTRY FOR TOUCH-SENSITIVE SCREEN ENABLED DEVICES

VeriFone, Inc., San Jose...

1. A method for enhanced security in entering data to a data entry device comprising at least one computer processor and a touch-sensitive screen, comprising:the at least one computer processor generating a touch instruction to add fingerprint marks or touch marks to the touch-sensitive screen;
the touch-sensitive screen displaying the touch instruction, the touch instruction indicating a touch location where a user touch is to be made on the touch-sensitive screen to add the fingerprint marks or touch marks;
the touch-sensitive screen sensing a first touch; and
the at least one computer processor determining that the first touch is within a predetermined threshold of the touch location indicated by the touch instruction.

US Pat. No. 10,408,897

MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING APPARATUS

Canon Medical Systems Cor...

1. A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus comprising:a first transmit coil configured to transmit a first RF pulse corresponding to a resonance frequency of a first nuclide species in an object placed in an imaging space;
a first receive coil configured to receive a first NMR signal of the first nuclide species;
a cable connected to the first receive coil;
a balun attached to at least one of the cable and the first receive coil;
a substance attached to at least one of the balun and vicinity of the balun, the substance including a second nuclide species having a resonance frequency different from the resonance frequency of the first nuclide species;
a second transmit coil configured to transmit a second RF pulse corresponding to a resonance frequency of the second nuclide species; and
a second receive coil configured to receive a second NMR signal of the second nuclide species in the substance.

US Pat. No. 10,408,884

POWER TOOL BATTERY PACK WITH WIRELESS COMMUNICATION

TTI (MACAO COMMERCIAL OFF...

1. A method for charge time generation for a battery pack configured to be attached to a power tool, the method comprising:detecting, by a processor, a voltage across a plurality of cells of the battery pack using a voltage sensor;
converting, by the processor, the voltage across the plurality of cells to a state of charge;
determining, by the processor, a bulk charge rate of a charger charging the battery pack;
calculating, by the processor, a scalar conversion factor based on a ratio of the bulk charge rate of the charger and a capacity of the battery pack; and
generating, by the processor, a time to full charge of the battery pack based on the state of charge and the scalar conversion factor.

US Pat. No. 10,407,549

PHOTOSENSITIVE POLYIMIDE RESIN COMPOSITION AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING COVER FILM USING THE SAME

Microcosm Technology Co.,...

1. A photosensitive polyimide resin composition, comprising:(a) a dye or a pigment serving as an infrared absorber, accounting for 5-40% of the solid weight of the photosensitive polyimide resin composition;
(b) an epoxy compound accounting for 5-40% of the solid weight of the photosensitive polyimide resin composition;
(c) a photosensitive polyimide having a structure of formula (1):

wherein m and n are independently 1 to 600; X is a tetravalent organic group, a main chain of which contains an alicyclic group; Y is a divalent organic group, a main chain of which contains a siloxane group; Z is a divalent organic group, a side chain of which at least contains a phenolic group or a carboxyl group; and the photosensitive polyimide accounts for 30-90% of the solid weight of the photosensitive polyimide resin composition; and
(d) a photo initiator accounting for 0.1-15% of the solid weight of the photosensitive polyimide resin composition,
wherein the epoxy compound is neopentyl glycol diglycidyl ether, 1,4-butanediol diglycidyl ether, 1,2-cyclohexanedicarboxylic acid diglycidyl ester, bisphenol A diglycidyl ether, 1,2-propanediol diglycidyl ether, trimethylolpropane triglycidyl ether, glycerol tripropoxy triglycidyl ether, m-benzenediol diglycidyl ether, or a combination thereof.

US Pat. No. 10,407,026

VEHICLES AND CLOUD SYSTEMS FOR ASSIGNING TEMPORARY E-KEYS TO ACCESS USE OF A VEHICLE

Emerging Automotive, LLC,...

1. A vehicle configured to communicate with a server of a cloud system to enable access to use the vehicle via one or more electronic keys, comprising,electronics of the vehicle;
a subsystem of the vehicle for enabling unlocking of the vehicle, the subsystem being interfaced with the electronics;
a subsystem of the vehicle for enabling starting of the vehicle for use of the vehicle; and
communications circuitry of the vehicle interfaced with electronics of the vehicle, the communications circuitry being programmable to communicate with the server of the cloud system and communicate with a mobile device;
wherein the communications circuitry of the vehicle is configured to receive a request from the mobile device for unlocking of the vehicle, the request from the mobile device including a unique access code obtained by the mobile device from the server to enable sending the request to the vehicle, wherein the unique access code is associated with privileges for use of the vehicle, the privileges are defined for the unique access code, the vehicle is configured to receive information from the server to authenticate the request by the mobile device, and if the request is authentic, and the mobile device is provided with data to enable an electronic key to use the vehicle and the electronics of the vehicle instructs the subsystem of the vehicle to enable unlocking of the vehicle and enable starting of the vehicle for use of the vehicle via the electronic key consistent with the privileges of the unique access code.

US Pat. No. 10,406,740

ARRANGEMENT FOR FEEDING CONTENTS INTO A CONTAINER BEING FORMED FROM A PREFORM, IN A MACHINE FOR SIMULTANEOUSLY MOULDING AND FILLING CONTAINERS MADE FROM PREFORMS

KHS Corpoplast GmbH, Ham...

1. An arrangement for feeding contents into a container being formed in a mold from a preform having an axis by a machine configured to simultaneously form and fill containers made from preforms, said arrangement comprising:a conduit having an inner wall that defines a flow path between a contents line and a container mouth opening;
a first sealing termination in relation to the contents line; and
a second sealing termination in relation to the preform;
wherein an inner diameter of the conduit becomes smaller in a direction toward the container mouth opening, and
wherein the inner wall of the conduit includes a first portion having a concave curvature and a second portion having a convex curvature relative to the axis of the preform.

US Pat. No. 10,412,865

VEHICLE ELECTRICAL APPARATUS

SUBARU CORPORATION, Toky...

1. A vehicle electric apparatus configured to be installed in an extra-cabin space in a vehicle, the apparatus comprising:an electric circuit unit that comprises a switching unit configured to switch a direct-current voltage; and
a metal housing that houses the electric circuit unit,
wherein the metal housing comprises multiple housing parts, and adjacent housing parts out of the multiple housing parts are secured to one another at multiple securing positions with respective bar-shaped securing members, and
wherein, an axial direction of at least one bar-shaped securing member out of the bar-shaped securing members used for at least one securing position out of the multiple securing positions is set so as to orient toward an outside of a cabin an emission direction of an electromagnetic wave from the electric circuit unit through the at least one bar-shaped securing member,
wherein the electric circuit unit comprises a charging circuit configured to charge an onboard battery,
wherein each of the bar-shaped securing members has an outer end and an inner end, the outer end being located near an outer side of the metal housing in the axial direction, the inner end being an opposite end to the outer end in the axial direction,
wherein the at least one bar-shaped securing member used for the at least one securing position is oriented such that, when a line segment between the inner end and the outer end is extended from the outer end, the cabin is not located on an extended portion of the line segment on the outer end side,
wherein the metal housing covers the electric circuit unit and the onboard battery,
wherein the at least one securing position is positioned on an electric circuit unit side, and
wherein the at least one bar-shaped securing member used for the at least one securing position is oriented such that, when the line segment between the inner end and the outer end is extended from the inner end, the onboard battery is located on an extended portion of the line segment on an inner end side.

US Pat. No. 10,412,018

HIERARCHICAL QUEUE SCHEDULER

BAREFOOT NETWORKS, INC., ...

1. A method for scheduling a packet to be dequeued to a processing pipeline of a hardware forwarding element, the method comprising:selecting a port node representing one of a plurality of ports associated with the processing pipeline;
identifying, based on a configuration that maps (i) each of a plurality of physical queues to one second-layer logical queue, (ii) each second-layer logical queue to one first-layer logical queue, and (iii) each first-layer logical queue to one of the plurality of ports, a set of first-layer logical queue nodes associated with the selected port node;
selecting one of the identified first-layer logical queue nodes based on properties of the identified first-layer logical queue nodes;
identifying, based on the configuration, a set of second-layer logical queue nodes associated with the selected first-layer logical queue node;
selecting one of the identified second-layer logical queue nodes based on properties of the identified second-layer logical queue nodes;
selecting one of a set of physical queues associated with the selected second-layer logical queue node; and
dequeuing a packet from the selected physical queue for processing by the processing pipeline.

US Pat. No. 10,411,486

POWER CONVERSION DEVICE

DELTA ELECTRONICS (THAILA...

1. A power conversion device, comprising:a thermal conductive substrate having a first surface and a second surface opposite to each other;
an electromagnetic interference controller circuit assembly disposed on the first surface;
an on board charger module circuit assembly disposed on the first surface;
a DC-to-DC converter circuit assembly disposed between the on board charger module circuit assembly and the first surface of the thermal conductive substrate, the electromagnetic interference controller circuit assembly and the DC-to-DC converter circuit assembly are placed side by side; and
at least one electric wire, an end of the electric wire connecting with the DC-to-DC converter circuit assembly, another end of the electric wire connecting with the on board charger module circuit assembly.

US Pat. No. 10,410,810

SWITCHING DEVICE FOR LV ELECTRIC INSTALLATIONS

ABB S.P.A., Milan (IT)

1. A switching device for LV electric installations comprising:one or more electric poles, each electric pole comprising one or more mobile contacts and one or more fixed contacts adapted to be coupled or uncoupled;
a mobile contact assembly comprising said mobile contacts and reversibly movable between a first contact position, at which said movable contacts and said fixed contacts are coupled, and a second contact position, at which said movable contacts and said fixed contacts are uncoupled;
a mechanical control assembly for operating said mobile contact assembly, said mechanical control assembly comprising:
a control mechanism for reversibly moving said mobile contact assembly between said first and second contact positions;
a trip mechanism operatively coupled with said control mechanism, said trip mechanism comprising a trip shaft reversibly movable between a first trip position and a second trip position, said control mechanism being adapted to move said mobile contact assembly from said first contact position to said second contact position in response to a movement of said trip shaft from said first trip position to said second trip position;
a handle mechanism operatively coupled with said control mechanism, said handle mechanism comprising a handle adapted to be reversibly moved by a user or an outer actuator between a first handle position and a second handle position, said control mechanism being adapted to move said mobile contact assembly from said first contact position to said second contact position in response to a movement of said handle from said first handle position to said second handle position and to move said mobile contact assembly from said second contact position to said first contact position in response to a movement of said handle from said second handle position to said first handle position;
wherein said mechanical control assembly comprises an activation mechanism adapted to operatively couple said handle mechanism with said trip mechanism to actuate said trip shaft during an opening manoeuvre of said switching device;
wherein said activation mechanism is adapted to move said trip shaft from said first trip position to said second trip position in response to a movement of said handle from said first handle position towards said second handle position upon an actuation by a user or an outer actuator;
wherein said activation mechanism comprises an activation lever hinged to a support element and movable with respect to said support element;
wherein said activation lever is translationally and rotationally movable with respect to said support element; and
wherein said activation lever is actuated by said handle mechanism during a movement of said handle from said first handle position to said second handle position upon the actuation by the user or the outer actuator, said activation lever moving translationally with respect to said support element from a first lever position to a second lever position and transmitting a force to said trip shaft to move said trip shaft from said first trip position to said second trip position in response to the actuation by said handle mechanism.

US Pat. No. 10,410,548

CONFIGURABLE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHODS

Nanolumens Acquisition, I...

19. A configurable display apparatus comprising:a) a plurality of light emitting display modules attached to a support frame, said plurality of light emitting display modules collectively defining a viewing plane;
b) said support frame supporting the weight of said plurality of light emitting display modules along a support direction, at least a portion of said support frame defining a curvature in a direction orthogonal to said support direction;
c) each of said plurality of light emitting display modules comprising:
i) a plurality of light emitting elements coupled to a flexible substrate, said plurality of light emitting elements arranged in a predetermined pattern collectively forming a display plane;
ii) a plurality of releasable frame couplers coupled to said flexible substrate, each frame coupler providing an installed position defined when said releasable frame coupler is coupled to said support frame; each of said releasable frame couplers providing a standoff distance between said display plane and said support frame when in said installed position; said plurality of releasable frame couplers collectively providing for fully releasing said display module from said support frame when each of the plurality of releasable frame couplers is not in said installed position;
iii) at least one of said plurality of releasable frame couplers being an adjustable releasable frame coupler operative to provide a continuously adjustable standoff distance between said display plane and said support frame, further characterized in that changing said continuously adjustable standoff distance provides an adjustable deflection of at least a portion of said display plane;
d) said plurality of light emitting display modules further characterized in that the display planes of at least two adjacent display modules are disposed by the operation of their respective releasable frame couplers such that no gaps or overlaps between their respective adjacent display planes are visible.

US Pat. No. 10,410,464

CABINET AIR FILTRATION SYSTEM

AGS LLC, Las Vegas, NV (...

1. A gaming machine comprising:a lockable cabinet including an entry that provides access to an interior of the cabinet, a locking mechanism coupled to the entry and including a lock that secures access to the interior of the cabinet, and a plurality of security sensors wherein at least one of the plurality of security sensors is used to detect an unlocked access to the interior of the cabinet;
a power supply, disposed within the interior of the cabinet, coupled to receive power from an external power source;
a power-off security device disposed within the interior of the cabinet coupled to one or more of the plurality security sensors and providing monitoring of access to the cabinet even when the power supply is unpowered by the external power source;
a display, coupled to the cabinet, and displaying content associated with play of a wager-based game;
a non-volatile memory, disposed within the interior of the cabinet and storing gaming software used to generate a wager-based game on the gaming machine;
a power-hit tolerant memory, disposed within the interior of the cabinet and providing timely and nonvolatilely secure storage of crucial data associated with play of a plurality of instances of the wager-based game such that the instances may be retrieved even in the event of a power hit;
a gaming machine controller, including a processor and a memory, disposed within the interior of the cabinet, coupled to the power supply, the power-off security device, the plurality of security sensors, the display, the non-volatile memory and the power-hit tolerant memory and programmed to 1) control play of a wager-based game being presented by way of the display; 2) validate the gaming software, 3) verify integrity of crucial data stored within the power-hit tolerant memory, 4) monitor the power-off security device and the plurality of security sensors to detect tilt conditions and 5) timely store the crucial data associated with the plurality of instances of the wager-based game to the power-hit tolerant memory such that the instances may be retrieved even in the event of a power hit; and
an air filtration and cooling system including 1) a plenum disposed within the interior of the cabinet and providing containment of air, the contained air being only that flowing through the plenum, where an air admitting first end of the plenum is coupled to a first vent on an exterior of the cabinet and an air exhausting second end of the plenum is coupled to a second vent on the exterior of the cabinet such that air from outside the cabinet flows into the plenum through the first vent, and exits through the second vent, 2) a fan, disposed within the plenum, which drives the flow of air through the plenum and 3) a filter mechanism, disposed within the plenum so as to receive the air from the exterior of the cabinet and filter out at least airborne particulate matter produced from smoking of cigarettes, where in addition to being disposed within the interior of the cabinet, the gaming machine controller is disposed within the plenum and where the air passed through the filter mechanism is passed directly over a heat emanating part of the gaming machine controller so as to remove heat from the gaming machine controller;
wherein the plenum includes a plenum-accessing door having a locking mechanism wherein the plenum-accessing door is unlocked and opened to access at least the gaming machine controller within the plenum.

US Pat. No. 10,405,817

X-RAY IMAGE DIAGNOSIS APPARATUS AND MEDICAL SYSTEM

Canon Medical Systems Cor...

1. An X-ray image diagnosis apparatus, comprising:an X-ray tube configured to emit X-rays toward a subject;
an X-ray detector configured to detect the X-rays having passed through the subject; and
processing circuitry configured to
acquire fluid information on a target site including a region of interest of the subject captured by an ultrasound image diagnosis apparatus,
extract position information of a probe of the ultrasound image diagnosis apparatus, and
control a capturing direction for capturing the target site based on the position information and a direction in which a fluid flows, which is indicated by the fluid information, wherein
the fluid information includes information on a forward flow component as a normal blood flow and a reverse flow component as an abnormal blood flow in a prosthetic valve placed in the region of interest, and
the processing circuitry is further configured to obtain the capturing direction with the X-rays based on a position of the reverse flow component.

US Pat. No. 10,405,547

SUBSTITUTED CYCLIC AMIDES AS HERBICIDES

FMC CORPORATION, Philade...

1. A compound selected from Formula 1, N-oxides and salts thereof,whereinQ1 is a phenyl ring or a naphthalenyl ring system, each ring or ring system optionally substituted with 1 to 4 substituents independently selected from R7; or a 5- to 6-membered heteroaromatic ring or an 8- to 10-membered heteroaromatic bicyclic ring system, each ring or ring system containing ring members selected from carbon atoms and 1 to 4 heteroatoms independently selected from up to 2 O, up to 2 S and up to 4 N atoms, wherein up to 3 carbon ring members are independently selected from C(?O) and C(?S), and the sulfur atom ring members are independently selected from S(?O)u(?NR8)v, each ring or ring system optionally substituted with up to 4 substituents independently selected from R7 on carbon atom ring members and selected from R9 on nitrogen atom ring members;
Q2 is a phenyl ring or a naphthalenyl ring system, each ring or ring system optionally substituted with up to 5 substituents independently selected from R10; or a 5- to 6-membered heteroaromatic ring or an 8- to 10-membered heteroaromatic bicyclic ring system, each ring or ring system containing ring members selected from carbon atoms and 1 to 4 heteroatoms independently selected from up to 2 O, up to 2 S and up to 4 N atoms, wherein up to 3 carbon ring members are independently selected from C(?O) and C(?S), and the sulfur atom ring members are independently selected from S(?O)u(?NR8)v, each ring or ring system optionally substituted with up to 5 substituents independently selected from R10 on carbon atom ring members and selected from R11 on nitrogen atom ring members;
T is J1-A-, wherein the free bond projecting to the right next to A indicates the connecting point of J1-A- to Q1; or
T is R17ON?CR17a—, (R18)2C?NO—, (R19)2NN?CR17a—, (R18)2C?NNR20a—, R20N?CR17a—, (R18)2C?N—, R17ON?CR17aC(R23b)2— or (R18)2C?NOC(R24a)2—, wherein the free bond projecting to the right indicates the connecting point to Q1;
A is a saturated, partially unsaturated or fully unsaturated chain containing 1 to 3 atoms selected from up to 3 carbon, up to 1 O , up to 1 S and up to 2 N atoms, the chain optionally substituted with up to 2 substituents independently selected from R15 on carbon atoms and R16 on nitrogen atoms;
Y1 and Y2 are each independently O, S or NR12;
J1 is a phenyl ring or a naphthalenyl ring system, each ring or ring system optionally substituted with up to 5 substituents independently selected from R7?; or a 4- to 6-membered heterocyclic ring or an 8- to 10-membered heteroaromatic bicyclic ring system, each ring or ring system containing ring members selected from carbon atoms and 1 to 4 heteroatoms independently selected from up to 2 O, up to 2 S and up to 4 N atoms, wherein up to 3 carbon ring members are independently selected from C(?O) and C(?S), and the sulfur atom ring members are independently selected from S(?O)u(?NR8)v, each ring or ring system optionally substituted with up to 5 substituents independently selected from R7? on carbon atom ring members and selected from R9? on nitrogen atom ring members; or C4-C10 cycloalkylalkoxy, C4-C10 cycloalkylalkyl, C2-C8 alkenyloxy, C2-C8 haloalkenyloxy, C2-C8 alkoxyalkoxy, C2-C8 alkylthioalkyl, C2-C8 alkylsulfinylalkyl, C2-C8 alkylsulfonylalkyl, C1-C8 alkylsulfonyloxy, C1-C8 haloalkylsulfonyloxy, C1-C8 alkylthio, C1-C8 haloalkylthio, C3-C8 cycloalkylthio, C1-C8 alkylsulfinyl, C1-C8 haloalkylsulfinyl, C1-C8 haloalkylsulfonyl, C2-C8 alkoxyalkyl, C2-C8 haloalkoxyalkyl, C3-C8 haloalkoxyalkoxy, C2-C8 haloalkoxyhaloalkyl, C3-C8 halocycloalkyl, C2-C8 alkylcarbonyloxy or C2-C8 haloalkylcarbonyloxy;
J2 is —CR2R3— or —CR2R3—CR2aR3a— wherein —CR2R3— moiety is connected to N;
R1 is H, hydroxy, amino, cyano, formyl, C3-C8 alkylcarbonylalkyl, —CPh=N—O(C1-C4 alkyl), —C(C1-C4 alkyl)=N—O(C1-C4 alkyl), —C(O)NH2, C1-C6 alkyl, C1-C6 haloalkyl, C2-C6 alkenyl, C3-C6 alkynyl, C2-C6 cyanoalkyl, C3-C6 cycloalkyl, C4-C8 cycloalkylalkyl, C2-C8 alkoxyalkyl, C3-C8 alkoxyalkoxyalkyl, C2-C8 haloalkoxyalkyl, C2-C8 alkylthioalkyl, C2-C8 alkylsulfinylalkyl, C2-C8 alkylsulfonylalkyl, C2-C8 alkylcarbonyl, C2-C8 haloalkylcarbonyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylcarbonyl, C2-C8 alkoxycarbonyl, C2-C8 haloalkoxycarbonyl, C4-C10 cycloalkoxycarbonyl, C2-C8 alkylaminocarbonyl, C3-C10 dialkylaminocarbonyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylaminocarbonyl, C1-C6 alkoxy, C1-C6 alkylthio, C1-C6 haloalkylthio, C3-C8 cycloalkylthio, C1-C6 alkylsulfinyl, C1-C6 haloalkylsulfinyl, C3-C8 cycloalkylsulfinyl, C1-C6 alkylsulfonyl, C1-C6 haloalkylsulfonyl, C3-C8 cycloalkylsulfonyl, C1-C6 alkylaminosulfonyl, C2-C8 dialkylaminosulfonyl, C3-C10 trialkylsilyl, phenylcarbonyl or G1;
R2 and R3 are each independently H, halogen, hydroxy, C1-C4 alkyl, C1-C4 haloalkyl or C1-C4 alkoxy; or
R2 and R3 are taken together with the carbon atom to which they are bonded to form a C3-C7 cycloalkyl ring;
R2a and R3a are each independently H, halogen or C1-C4 alkyl; or
R2a and R3a are taken together with the carbon atom to which they are bonded to form a C3-C7 cycloalkyl ring;
R4 and R5 are each independently H, halogen, hydroxy, C1-C4 alkoxy or C1-C4 alkyl;
R6 is H, hydroxy, amino, C1-C6 alkyl, C1-C6 haloalkyl, C2-C6 alkenyl, C3-C6 alkynyl, C2-C8 alkoxyalkyl, C2-C8 haloalkoxyalkyl, C2-C8 alkylthioalkyl, C2-C8 alkylsulfinylalkyl, C2-C8 alkylsulfonylalkyl, C2-C8 alkylcarbonyl, C2-C8 haloalkylcarbonyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylcarbonyl, C2-C8 alkoxycarbonyl, C2-C8 haloalkoxycarbonyl, C4-C10 cycloalkoxycarbonyl, C2-C8 alkylaminocarbonyl, C3-C10 dialkylaminocarbonyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylaminocarbonyl, C1-C6 alkoxy, C1-C6 alkylthio, C1-C6 haloalkylthio, C3-C8 cycloalkylthio, C1-C6 alkylsulfinyl, C1-C6 haloalkylsulfinyl, C3-C8 cycloalkylsulfinyl, C1-C6 alkylsulfonyl, C1-C6 haloalkylsulfonyl, C3-C8 cycloalkylsulfonyl, C1-C6 alkylaminosulfonyl, C2-C8 dialkylaminosulfonyl, C3-C10 trialkylsilyl or G1;
each R7 is independently halogen, hydroxy, cyano, nitro, C1-C4 alkyl, C1-C4 cyanoalkyl, C1-C4 cyanoalkoxy, C1-C4 haloalkyl, C2-C4 alkenyl, C2-C4 haloalkenyl C2-C4 alkynyl, C2-C4 haloalkynyl, C1-C4 nitroalkyl, C2-C4 nitroalkenyl, C2-C4 alkoxyalkyl, C3-C8 alkoxyalkoxyalkyl, C2-C4 haloalkoxyalkyl, C3-C4 cycloalkyl, C3-C4 halocycloalkyl, cyclopropylmethyl, 1-methylcyclopropyl, 2-methylcyclopropyl, C1-C4 alkoxy, C1-C4 haloalkoxy, C2-C4 alkenyloxy, C2-C4 haloalkenyloxy, C3-C4 alkynyloxy, C3-C4 haloalkynyloxy, C3-C4 cycloalkoxy, C1-C4 alkylthio, C1-C4 haloalkylthio, C1-C4 alkylsulfinyl, C1-C4 haloalkylsulfinyl, C1-C4 alkylsulfonyl, C1-C4 haloalkylsulfonyl, hydroxy, —CHO, C2-C4 alkylcarbonyl, C2-C4 alkylcarbonyloxy, C1-C4 alkylsulfonyloxy, C1-C4 haloalkylsulfonyloxy, amino, C1-C4 alkylamino, C2-C4 dialkylamino, formylamino, C2-C4 alkylcarbonylamino, —SF5, —SCN, C3-C4 trialkylsilyl, trimethylsilylmethyl or trimethylsilylmethoxy; or
two adjacent R7 are taken together along with the carbon atoms to which they are bonded to form a C3-C7 cycloalkyl ring;
each R10 is independently halogen, hydroxy, cyano, nitro, C1-C8 alkyl, C1-C8 haloalkyl, C1-C8 nitroalkyl, C2-C8 alkenyl, C2-C4 alkoxyalkyl, C3-C8 alkoxyalkoxyalkyl, C1-C4 cyanoalkyl, C1-C4 cyanoalkoxy, C2-C8 haloalkenyl, C2-C8 nitroalkenyl, C2-C8 alkynyl, C2-C8 haloalkynyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylalkyl, C4-C10 halocycloalkylalkyl, C5-C12 alkylcycloalkylalkyl, C5-C12 cycloalkylalkenyl, C5-C12 cycloalkylalkynyl, C3-C8 cycloalkyl, C3-C8 halocycloalkyl, C4-C10 alkylcycloalkyl, C6-C12 cycloalkylcycloalkyl, C3-C8 cycloalkenyl, C3-C8 halocycloalkenyl, C2-C8 alkoxyalkyl, C2-C8 haloalkoxyalkyl, C4-C10 cycloalkoxyalkyl, C3-C10 alkoxyalkoxyalkyl, C2-C8 alkylthioalkyl, C2-C8 alkylsulfinylalkyl, C2-C8 alkylsulfonylalkyl, C2-C8 alkylaminoalkyl, C2-C8 haloalkylaminoalkyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylaminoalkyl, C3-C10 dialkylaminoalkyl, —CHO, C2-C8 alkylcarbonyl, C2-C8 haloalkylcarbonyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylcarbonyl, —C(?O)OH, C2-C8 alkoxycarbonyl, C2-C8 haloalkoxycarbonyl, C4-C10 cycloalkoxycarbonyl, C5-C12 cycloalkylalkoxycarbonyl, —C(?O)NH2, C2-C8 alkylaminocarbonyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylaminocarbonyl, C3-C10 dialkylaminocarbonyl, hydroxy, C1-C8 alkoxy, C1-C8 haloalkoxy, C2-C8 alkoxyalkoxy, C2-C8 alkenyloxy, C2-C8 haloalkenyloxy, C3-C8 alkynyloxy, C3-C8 haloalkynyloxy, C3-C8 cycloalkoxy, C3-C8 halocycloalkoxy, C4-C10 cycloalkylalkoxy, C3-C10 alkylcarbonylalkoxy, C2-C8 alkylcarbonyloxy, C2-C8 haloalkylcarbonyloxy, C4-C10 cycloalkylcarbonyloxy, C1-C8 alkylsulfonyloxy, C1-C8 haloalkylsulfonyloxy, C1-C8 alkylthio, C1-C8 haloalkylthio, C3-C8 cycloalkylthio, C1-C8 alkylsulfinyl, C1-C8 haloalkylsulfinyl, C1-C8 alkylsulfonyl, C1-C8 haloalkylsulfonyl, C3-C8 cycloalkylsulfonyl, amino, C1-C8 alkylamino, C1-C6 haloalkylamino, C3-C8 cycloalkylamino, C2-C8 dialkylamino, C2-C8 halodialkylamino, formylamino, C2-C8 alkylcarbonylamino, C2-C8 haloalkylcarbonylamino, C1-C6 alkylsulfonylamino, C1-C6 haloalkylsulfonylamino, —SF5, —SCN, C3-C12 trialkylsilyl, C4-C12 trialkylsilylalkyl, C4-C12 trialkylsilylalkoxy or G2; or
two adjacent R10 are taken together along with the carbon atoms to which they are bonded to form a C3-C7 cycloalkyl ring;
each R7? is independently halogen, hydroxy, cyano, nitro, C1-C8 alkyl, C2-C4 alkoxyalkyl, C3-C8 alkoxyalkoxyalkyl, C1-C4 cyanoalkyl, C1-C4 cyanoalkoxy, C1-C8 haloalkyl, C1-C8 nitroalkyl, C2-C8 alkenyl, C2-C8 haloalkenyl, C2-C8 nitroalkenyl, C2-C8 alkynyl, C2-C8 haloalkynyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylalkyl, C4-C10 halocycloalkylalkyl, C5-C12 alkylcycloalkylalkyl, C5-C12 cycloalkylalkenyl, C5-C12 cycloalkylalkynyl, C3-C8 cycloalkyl, C3-C8 halocycloalkyl, C4-C10 alkylcycloalkyl, C6-C12 cycloalkylcycloalkyl, C3-C8 cycloalkenyl, C3-C8 halocycloalkenyl, C2-C8 alkoxyalkyl, C2-C8 haloalkoxyalkyl, C4-C10 cycloalkoxyalkyl, C3-C10 alkoxyalkoxyalkyl, C2-C8 alkylthioalkyl, C2-C8 alkylsulfinylalkyl, C2-C8 alkylsulfonylalkyl, C2-C8 alkylaminoalkyl, C2-C8 haloalkylaminoalkyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylaminoalkyl, C3-C10 dialkylaminoalkyl, —CHO, C2-C8 alkylcarbonyl, C2-C8 haloalkylcarbonyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylcarbonyl, —C(?O)OH, C2-C8 alkoxycarbonyl, C2-C8 haloalkoxycarbonyl, C4-C10 cycloalkoxycarbonyl, C5-C12 cycloalkylalkoxycarbonyl, —C(?O)NH2, C2-C8 alkylaminocarbonyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylaminocarbonyl, C3-C10 dialkylaminocarbonyl, hydroxy, C1-C8 alkoxy, C1-C8 haloalkoxy, C2-C8 alkoxyalkoxy, C2-C8 alkenyloxy, C2-C8 haloalkenyloxy, C3-C8 alkynyloxy, C3-C8 haloalkynyloxy, C3-C8 cycloalkoxy, C3-C8 halocycloalkoxy, C4-C10 cycloalkylalkoxy, C3-C10 alkylcarbonylalkoxy, C2-C8 alkylcarbonyloxy, C2-C8 haloalkylcarbonyloxy, C4-C10 cycloalkylcarbonyloxy, C1-C8 alkylsulfonyloxy, C1-C8 haloalkylsulfonyloxy, C1-C8 alkylthio, C1-C8 haloalkylthio, C3-C8 cycloalkylthio, C1-C8 alkylsulfinyl, C1-C8 haloalkylsulfinyl, C1-C8 alkylsulfonyl, C1-C8 haloalkylsulfonyl, C3-C8 cycloalkylsulfonyl, amino, C1-C8 alkylamino, C1-C6 haloalkylamino, C3-C8 cycloalkylamino, C2-C8 dialkylamino, C2-C8 halodialkylamino, formylamino, C2-C8 alkylcarbonylamino, C2-C8 haloalkylcarbonylamino, C1-C6 alkylsulfonylamino, C1-C6 haloalkylsulfonylamino, —SF5, —SCN, C3-C12 trialkylsilyl, C4-C12 trialkylsilylalkyl, C4-C12 trialkylsilylalkoxy; or
two adjacent R7? are taken together along with the carbon atoms to which they are bonded to form a C3-C7 cycloalkyl ring;
each R8 is independently H, cyano, C2-C3 alkylcarbonyl or C2-C3 haloalkylcarbonyl;
each R9, R9? and R11 is independently cyano, C1-C3 alkyl, C2-C3 alkenyl, C2-C3 alkynyl, C3-C6 cycloalkyl, C2-C3 alkoxyalkyl, C1-C3 alkoxy, C2-C3 alkylcarbonyl, C2-C3 alkoxycarbonyl, C2-C3 alkylaminoalkyl or C3-C4 dialkylaminoalkyl;
each R12 is independently H, cyano, C1-C4 alkyl, C1-C4 haloalkyl, C1-C4 alkoxy, C1-C4 haloalkoxy, —(C?O)CH3 or —(C?O)CF3;
each G1 is independently phenyl, phenylmethyl, pyridinylmethyl, phenylcarbonyl, phenoxy, phenylethynyl, phenylsulfonyl, phenylcarbonylalkyl; or a 5- or 6-membered heteroaromatic ring, each optionally substituted on ring members with up to 5 substituents independently selected from R13;
each G2 is independently phenyl, phenylmethyl, pyridinylmethyl, phenylcarbonyl, phenylcarbonylalkyl, phenoxy, phenylethynyl, phenylsulfonyl; or a 5- or 6-membered heteroaromatic ring, each optionally substituted on ring members with up to 5 substituents independently selected from R14;
each R13 and R14 is independently halogen, cyano, hydroxy, amino, nitro, —CHO, —C(?O)OH, —C(?O)NH2, —SO2NH2, C1-C6 alkyl, C1-C6 haloalkyl, C2-C6 alkenyl, C2-C6 alkynyl, C2-C8 alkylcarbonyl, C2-C8 haloalkylcarbonyl, C2-C8 alkoxycarbonyl, C4-C10 cycloalkoxycarbonyl, C5-C12 cycloalkylalkoxycarbonyl, C2-C8 alkylaminocarbonyl, C3-C10 dialkylaminocarbonyl, C1-C6 alkoxy, C1-C6 haloalkoxy, C2-C8 alkylcarbonyloxy, C1-C6 alkylthio, C1-C6 haloalkylthio, C1-C6 alkylsulfinyl, C1-C6 haloalkylsulfinyl, C1-C6 alkylsulfonyl, C1-C6 haloalkylsulfonyl, C1-C6 alkylaminosulfonyl, C2-C8 dialkylaminosulfonyl, C3-C10 trialkylsilyl, C1-C6 alkylamino, C2-C8 dialkylamino, C2-C8 alkylcarbonylamino, C1-C6 alkylsulfonylamino, phenyl, pyridinyl or thienyl;
each R15 is independently halogen, cyano, hydroxy, C1-C4 alkyl, C1-C4 haloalkyl, C1-C4 alkoxy, C1-C4 haloalkoxy, C2-C4 alkoxyalkyl, C2-C4 alkylcarbonyl, C2-C4 alkoxycarbonyl or C3-C6 cycloalkyl;
each R16 is independently cyano, C1-C4 alkyl, C1-C4 haloalkyl, C1-C4 alkoxy, C2-C4 alkylcarbonyl, C2-C4 alkoxycarbonyl or C3-C6 cycloalkyl;
each R17 is independently H, C1-C6 alkyl, C3-C8 cycloalkyl, C4-C8 cycloalkylalkyl, C1-C6 haloalkyl, C2-C6 alkenyl, C3-C6 alkynyl, C2-C8 alkoxyalkyl, C2-C8 haloalkoxyalkyl, C2-C8 alkylthioalkyl, C2-C8 alkylsulfinylalkyl, C2-C8 alkylsulfonylalkyl, C2-C8 alkylcarbonyl, C2-C8 haloalkylcarbonyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylcarbonyl, C2-C8 alkoxycarbonyl, C2-C8 haloalkoxycarbonyl, C4-C10 cycloalkoxycarbonyl, C2-C8 alkylaminocarbonyl, C3-C10 dialkylaminocarbonyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylaminocarbonyl, C1-C6 alkylsulfinyl, C1-C6 haloalkylsulfinyl, C3-C8 cycloalkylsulfinyl, C1-C6 alkylsulfonyl, C1-C6 haloalkylsulfonyl, C3-C8 cycloalkylsulfonyl, C1-C6 alkylaminosulfonyl, C2-C8 dialkylaminosulfonyl, C3-C10 trialkylsilyl or G1;
each R17a is independently H, C1-C6 alkyl, C3-C8 cycloalkyl, C4-C8 cycloalkylalkyl, C1-C6 haloalkyl, C2-C6 alkenyl, C3-C6 alkynyl, C2-C8 alkoxyalkyl, C2-C8 haloalkoxyalkyl, C2-C8 alkylthioalkyl, C2-C8 alkylsulfinylalkyl, C2-C8 alkylsulfonylalkyl, C1-C6 alkoxy, C1-C6 alkylthio, C1-C6 haloalkylthio, C3-C8 cycloalkylthio, C3-C10 trialkylsilyl or G1;
each R18 is independently H, hydroxy, C1-C6 alkyl, C3-C8 cycloalkyl, C4-C8 cycloalkylalkyl, C1-C6 haloalkyl, C2-C6 alkenyl, C3-C6 alkynyl, C2-C8 alkoxyalkyl, C2-C8 haloalkoxyalkyl, C2-C8 alkylthioalkyl, C2-C8 alkylsulfinylalkyl, C2-C8 alkylsulfonylalkyl, C2-C8 alkylcarbonyl, C2-C8 haloalkylcarbonyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylcarbonyl, C2-C8 alkoxycarbonyl, C2-C8 haloalkoxycarbonyl, C4-C10 cycloalkoxycarbonyl, C2-C8 alkylaminocarbonyl, C3-C10 dialkylaminocarbonyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylaminocarbonyl, C1-C6 alkoxy, C1-C6 alkylthio, C1-C6 haloalkylthio, C3-C8 cycloalkylthio, C1-C6 alkylsulfinyl, C1-C6 haloalkylsulfinyl, C3-C8 cycloalkylsulfinyl, C1-C6 alkylsulfonyl, C1-C6 haloalkylsulfonyl, C3-C8 cycloalkylsulfonyl, C1-C6 alkylaminosulfonyl, C2-C8 dialkylaminosulfonyl, C3-C10 trialkylsilyl or G1;
each R19 is independently H, C1-C6 alkyl, C3-C8 cycloalkyl, C4-C8 cycloalkylalkyl, C1-C6 haloalkyl, C2-C6 alkenyl, C3-C6 alkynyl, C2-C8 alkoxyalkyl, C2-C8 haloalkoxyalkyl, C2-C8 alkylthioalkyl, C2-C8 alkylsulfinylalkyl, C2-C8 alkylsulfonylalkyl, C2-C8 alkylcarbonyl, C2-C8 haloalkylcarbonyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylcarbonyl, C2-C8 alkoxycarbonyl, C2-C8 haloalkoxycarbonyl, C4-C10 cycloalkoxycarbonyl, C2-C8 alkylaminocarbonyl, C3-C10 dialkylaminocarbonyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylaminocarbonyl, C1-C6 alkoxy, C1-C6 alkylsulfinyl, C1-C6 haloalkylsulfinyl, C3-C8 cycloalkylsulfinyl, C1-C6 alkylsulfonyl, C1-C6 haloalkylsulfonyl, C3-C8 cycloalkylsulfonyl, C1-C6 alkylaminosulfonyl, C2-C8 dialkylaminosulfonyl, C3-C10 trialkylsilyl or G1;
each R20 is independently H, hydroxy, amino, C1-C6 alkyl, C3-C8 cycloalkyl, C4-C8 cycloalkylalkyl, C1-C6 haloalkyl, C2-C6 alkenyl, C3-C6 alkynyl, C2-C8 alkoxyalkyl, C2-C8 haloalkoxyalkyl, C2-C8 alkylthioalkyl, C2-C8 alkylsulfinylalkyl, C2-C8 alkylsulfonylalkyl, C2-C8 alkylcarbonyl, C2-C8 haloalkylcarbonyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylcarbonyl, C2-C8 alkoxycarbonyl, C2-C8 haloalkoxycarbonyl, C4-C10 cycloalkoxycarbonyl, C2-C8 alkylaminocarbonyl, C3-C10 dialkylaminocarbonyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylaminocarbonyl, C1-C6 alkoxy, C1-C6 alkylsulfinyl, C1-C6 haloalkylsulfinyl, C3-C8 cycloalkylsulfinyl, C1-C6 alkylsulfonyl, C1-C6 haloalkylsulfonyl, C3-C8 cycloalkylsulfonyl, C1-C6 alkylaminosulfonyl, C2-C8 dialkylaminosulfonyl, C3-C10 trialkylsilyl or G1;
each R20a is independently H, C1-C6 alkyl, C3-C8 cycloalkyl, C4-C8 cycloalkylalkyl, C1-C6 haloalkyl, C2-C6 alkenyl, C3-C6 alkynyl, C2-C8 alkoxyalkyl, C2-C8 haloalkoxyalkyl, C2-C8 alkylthioalkyl, C2-C8 alkylsulfinylalkyl, C2-C8 alkylsulfonylalkyl, C1-C6 alkoxy C3-C10 trialkylsilyl or G1;
each R23b is independently H, halogen, cyano, hydroxy, C1-C4 alkyl, C3-C8 cycloalkyl, C4-C8 cycloalkylalkyl, C1-C4 haloalkyl, C1-C4 alkoxy, C1-C4 haloalkoxy, C2-C4 alkoxyalkyl, C2-C4 alkylcarbonyl, C2-C4 alkoxycarbonyl or C3-C6 cycloalkyl;
each R24a is independently H, C1-C4 alkyl, C3-C8 cycloalkyl, C4-C8 cycloalkylalkyl, C1-C4 haloalkyl, C1-C4 alkoxy, C1-C4 haloalkoxy, C2-C4 alkoxyalkyl, C2-C4 alkylcarbonyl, C2-C4 alkoxycarbonyl or C3-C6 cycloalkyl;
each u and v are independently 0, 1 or 2 in each instance of S(?O)u(?NR8)v, provided that the sum of u and v is 0, 1 or 2;
provided that when
a) J1 is an unsubstituted phenyl ring, A is other
than —CH2—, —O—, —C?C—, —C(?O)— or —SO2—; or
b) J1 is an unsubstituted pyridinyl ring, A is other than —CH2—;
c) J1 is C4-C10 cycloalkylalkyl, A is other than alkyl; or
d) J1-A- is at the para position of Q1, A is other than O and J1 is other than 2-furanylmethyl.
US Pat. No. 10,407,434

PROCESS FOR PREPARING OXYCODONE COMPOSITIONS

PURDUE PHARMA L.P., Stam...

1. A process of purifying oxycodone free base or oxycodone HCl that contains 8?,14-dihydroxy-7,8-dihydrocodeinone or HCl salt thereof, said process comprising:(i) reducing the amount of 8?,14-dihydroxy-7,8-dihydrocodeinone or HCl salt thereof in the oxycodone free base or oxycodone HCl;
(ii) dissolving the resultant oxycodone free base or oxycodone HCl from step (i) in a suitable recrystallization solvent;
(iii) cooling the recrystallization solvent to precipitate purified oxycodone free base or oxycodone HCl; and
(iv) recovering the purified oxycodone free base or oxycodone HCl.
US Pat. No. 10,408,834

MUTATED PARVOVIRUS STRUCTURAL PROTEINS AS VACCINES

Ludwig-Maximilians-Univer...

1. A method for identifying a parvovirus mutated structural protein capable of specifically binding to a binder for an antigen, wherein the binder comprises a therapeutic antibody, a therapeutic single chain antibody, or an antibody fragment of a therapeutic antibody, the method comprising the steps of:a) providing a library of parvovirus virions expressing at least one mutated parvovirus structural protein,
b) providing a binder for an antigen,
c) selecting at least one parvovirus virion specifically binding to the binder, and
d) identifying
i) the parvovirus mutated structural protein or a mutated part thereof, or
ii) the gene or a mutated part thereof encoding the parvovirus mutated structural protein of the parvovirus virion selected in step c).

US Pat. No. 10,412,870

BOARD WORK MACHINE

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A board work machine comprising:a board fixing device configured to fix a board;
a board work device configured to perform work with respect to the board fixed by the board fixing device;
an imaging device configured to image a surface of the board fixed by the board fixing device;
a control device configured to recognize an imaging target as a reference mark in a case in which a position deviation amount of the imaging target imaged by the imaging device is within a set tolerance range, and control the board work device to perform work using the recognized reference mark as a reference,
wherein the board includes an overall reference mark that represents a reference of the board overall and a local area reference mark that represents a reference of a local area, the set tolerance range for recognizing the local area reference mark is smaller than the set tolerance for recognizing the overall reference mark,
wherein the control device determines whether a position deviation amount of the overall reference mark is within the set tolerance for recognizing the overall reference mark and determines whether a position deviation amount of the local reference mark is within the set tolerance for recognizing the local reference mark, and
wherein the control device stops operation of the board work device if either of the position deviation amount of the overall reference mark and the position deviation amount of the local reference mark are outside the respective set tolerance.

US Pat. No. 10,412,621

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION TERMINAL FOR TRANSMITTING INFORMATION ON BUFFER STATUS

WILUS INSTITUTE OF STANDA...

1. A wireless communication terminal wirelessly communicating with a base wireless communication terminal, the wireless communication terminal comprising:a transceiver; and
a processor,
wherein the processor receives, by using the transceiver, a wireless signal including a trigger frame from the base wireless communication terminal, and
transmits, by using the transceiver, buffer status information including a queue data size field to the base wireless communication terminal based on the trigger frame, wherein the queue data size field indicates a size of data stored in a transmission buffer using a variable granularity of the size of the data, and
wherein the buffer status information is included in a quality of service (QoS) control field which signals information on a QoS control of a medium access control (MAC) header.

US Pat. No. 10,411,685

CIRCUIT AND METHOD FOR DETECTING CURRENT ZERO-CROSSING POINT, AND CIRCUIT AND METHOD FOR DETECTING LOAD VOLTAGE

Joulwatt Technology (Hang...

1. A circuit for detecting a current zero-crossing point, comprising:a load power supply circuit;
a voltage-dividing resistor;
a transistor switch; and
a zero-crossing detection circuit,
wherein said load power supply circuit comprises a load, a diode, and an inductor; said load, said diode and said inductor are connected in series to form a ring circuit, one end of said load power supply circuit is coupled to an operating voltage input terminal, the other end of said load power supply circuit is coupled to a first terminal of said transistor switch and a first end of said voltage-dividing resistor, a second end of said voltage-dividing resistor and a second end of said transistor switch are coupled to ground; a load voltage is controlled by said transistor switch, a voltage-dividing terminal of said voltage-dividing resistor is coupled to a signal input terminal of said zero-crossing detection circuit, and a current zero-crossing point of said diode is obtained by said zero-crossing detection circuit,
wherein by said zero-crossing detection circuit, a first voltage at said voltage-dividing terminal is sampled and maintained when said transistor switch is turned off and said diode is turned on, a result obtained by subtracting said first voltage by a reference voltage is compared with a second voltage at said voltage-dividing terminal obtained in real time, to determine that a diode current crosses zero in a case that said second voltage is smaller than said first voltage,
wherein said voltage-dividing resistor is configured to divide voltage of said first terminal of said transistor switch and provide a divided voltage at said voltage-dividing terminal.

US Pat. No. 10,409,341

COOLING APPARATUS

Cooler Master Co., Ltd., ...

15. A cooling apparatus, comprising:a cooling unit having a base plate configured to dissipate heat and including at least one heat exchange unit, and a cover coupled to the base plate and enclosing the at least one heat exchange unit, the cover having a first surface that is substantially flat and including a first longitudinal opening and a second longitudinal opening;
a pumping unit coupled to the cooling unit and over the first and second longitudinal openings, wherein
the pumping unit includes a second surface that is substantially flat and contains a third longitudinal opening and a fourth longitudinal opening,
the pumping unit is coupled to the cooling unit via the second surface and the first surface of the cover such that the third longitudinal opening is in fluid communication with the first longitudinal opening and the fourth longitudinal opening is in fluid communication with the second longitudinal opening, and
the pumping unit is configured to output a low temperature fluid to the cooling unit and receive a high temperature fluid from the cooling unit; and
a sealing element disposed between the cooling unit and the pumping unit, wherein the sealing element surrounds the first, second, third, and fourth longitudinal openings.

US Pat. No. 10,405,825

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATICALLY DETERMINING CALIBRATION PARAMETERS OF A FLUOROSCOPE

Broncus Medical Inc., Sa...

1. A method for determining calibration parameters of a medical imaging device, said method comprising the steps of:a) providing a calibration device comprising at least one reference marker visible under x-ray;
b) determining the pose of the calibration device with a tracking device and a plate tool rigidly connected to the calibration device, said plate tool being sensed by said tracking device;
c) receiving a 2D image of calibration device using the imaging device; and
d) calculating at least one calibration parameter of the imaging device based on image information from said 2D image and said pose.

US Pat. No. 10,405,775

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TRACKING A DEVICE

1. A wearable sensor network for tracking a device having a magnet, the wearable sensor network comprising:at least one flexible element configured to conform to a subject;
magnetic sensors arranged with the at least one flexible element to detect magnetic fields of the magnet as the device is inserted through the subject; and
a plurality of indication elements located in positions corresponding to respective points along the subject;
wherein the detected magnetic fields are processable to determine a position of the magnet to track the device as the device is inserted through the subject;
wherein each indication element is configured to provide an indication when the magnet is within a predetermined range of the corresponding point along the subject.

US Pat. No. 10,411,586

CIRCUIT AND METHOD FOR OVERCURRENT CONTROL AND POWER SUPPLY SYSTEM INCLUDING THE SAME

JOULWATT TECHNOLOGY (HANG...

1. A circuit for overcurrent control, which is used in a power supply system, comprising:a first reference voltage generating circuit, configured to generate a first reference voltage;
a low-voltage follower circuit, configured to receive a first threshold value and said first reference voltage and to provide a lower one of said first threshold value and said first reference voltage as a second reference voltage, said first threshold value representing a rated value of an output voltage,
wherein, when a short circuit or an overcurrent occurs at an output of said power supply system, said first reference voltage is lower than said first threshold value;
an error amplifier, configured to generate an amplified error signal in accordance with said second reference voltage and a feedback signal of said output voltage,
wherein said first reference voltage generating circuit comprises:
a voltage generating circuit, configured to generate an intermediate voltage;
a pull-down clamping circuit, which clamps said intermediate voltage at a predetermined value as said first reference voltage, when said intermediate voltage is larger than said predetermined value, and which has no influence on said intermediate voltage as said first reference voltage, when said intermediate voltage is lower than said predetermined value.

US Pat. No. 10,410,955

LIQUID COOLING HEAT SINK STRUCTURE AND COOLING CIRCULATION SYSTEM THEREOF

Cooler Master Co., Ltd., ...

1. A cooling circulation system, comprising:an exhaust; and
at least two liquid cooling heat sink structures;
wherein each of the at least two liquid cooling heat sink structures comprises:
a thermal conduction module including a thermal conductive substrate having a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface, the first surface including a plurality of fins and the second surface configured to receive an electronic component that generates heat that is dissipated at least in part by the plurality of fins; and
a liquid supply module, installed on the thermal conductive substrate, and
including a containing space for receiving the plurality of fins, and a continuous surrounding peripheral wall oriented in a plurality of directions facing towards the outside of the liquid supply module, and two inlets and an outlet formed on the continuous surrounding peripheral wall and communicated to the containing space,
wherein the continuous surrounding peripheral wall comprises a first wall and a second wall, and the first wall and the second wall are opposite to each other,
wherein a first inlet of the two inlets is in the first wall and a second inlet of the two inlets is in the second wall of the continuous surrounding peripheral wall,
wherein the outlet is in the first wall of the continuous surrounding periphery wall, and
wherein the second inlet is opposite the outlet, and the first inlet and the second inlet are laterally offset from each other; and
wherein, the second inlet of a first liquid cooling heat sink structure of the at least two liquid cooling heat sink structures and the outlet of a second liquid cooling heat sink structure of the at least two liquid cooling heat sink structures are coupled by a pipe connector and connected in series with the exhaust by a connecting pipeline.

US Pat. No. 10,410,479

AUTOMATED TRANSACTION MACHINE WITH ARTICULATED NOTE ACCEPTOR-PRESENTER

Diebold Nixdorf Incorpora...

1. An automated transaction machine comprising:a housing forming an upper unit of the machine;
a customer interface including a fascia disposed about a front of the housing, the fascia having an opening through which currency may pass in to or out of the housing;
an articulated note acceptor-presenter operative to move within the upper unit and extend at least partially through the opening in the customer interface, the presenter having a pocket configured to receive one or more notes, the presenter pocket having a front wall, a rear wall and a bottom wall, the articulated note acceptor-presenter connected to a presenter carriage assembly disposed within the housing, the carriage assembly connected to the presenter pocket to translate the position of the presenter fore and aft relative to the customer interface to carry the presenter pocket toward and away from the opening in the customer interface and at least partially through the opening in the customer interface;
a validator disposed in the housing;
a note transport disposed in the housing and operative to transport notes between the presenter pocket and the validator; and
a lower unit of the machine including a chest with one or more cassettes disposed therein,
wherein the note transport is also operative to transport notes between the upper unit and the lower unit.

US Pat. No. 10,410,341

X-RAY DIAGNOSTIC APPARATUS AND MEDICAL IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD

Canon Medical Systems Cor...

1. An X-ray diagnostic apparatus, comprising:an X-ray tube configured to generate X-rays;
a first detector configured to detect the X-rays generated by the X-ray tube and transmitted through an object;
a second detector including a detection surface narrower than a detection surface of the first detector, and configured to detect the X-rays generated by the X-ray tube and transmitted through the object;
a support arm configured to support the X ray tube, the first detector, and the second detector, wherein the object is located on a path of the X-rays between the X-ray tube and the first and second detectors;
image generation circuitry configured to generate a first image based on an output from the first detector and to generate a second image based on an output from the second detector, the first image and the second image being obtained in a same projection direction;
positional shift detection circuitry configured to detect a positional shift of the second detector relative to the first detector by detecting projection images of the object on the first image and on the second image; and
positional shift correction circuitry configured to correct a positional shift of the second image by using the positional shift of the second detector relative to the first detector.

US Pat. No. 10,408,986

OPTICAL WAVEGUIDE AND LAMP INCLUDING SAME

Ideal Industries Lighting...

1. A lamp, comprising:a base having an electrical connector;
a central body disposed on the base;
a driver circuit disposed in the central body and coupled to the electrical connector; and
a light assembly joined to the central body, wherein the light assembly includes a waveguide comprising a first surface and a second surface that terminate in an outer surface to define a waveguide body, the waveguide body surrounding an interior coupling cavity disposed such that the waveguide body extends radially from the interior coupling cavity, at least one LED disposed in the interior coupling cavity and connected to the driver circuit such that the at least one LED emits light into the waveguide body when activated by the driver circuit, the light propagating radially outwardly through the waveguide body between the first surface and the second surface to the outer surface, and a plurality of extraction features disposed in and spaced across the second surface of the waveguide body, the plurality of extraction features reflecting the light to the first surface, the light being emitted from the waveguide through the first surface; wherein light emitted at radially outward portions of the first surface are directed axially inwardly at an inward angle, the inward angle being substantially proportional to a radial distance of emission of the light from the center of the waveguide.

US Pat. No. 10,406,826

TABLET PRINTING APPARATUS AND PRINTING METHOD

SHIBAURA MECHATRONICS COR...

1. A tablet printing apparatus, comprising:a conveyer configured to convey a tablet;
a laser displacement meter configured to emit laser beams to the tablet conveyed by the conveyer and receive the laser beams reflected by the tablet;
a determination unit configured to determine orientation of a split line on the tablet conveyed by the conveyer based on a waveform shape of an output value from the laser displacement meter; and
a printing unit configured to perform printing on the tablet conveyed by the conveyer based on a determination result obtained by the determination unit.

US Pat. No. 10,411,560

ELECTRIC MACHINE HAVING A TANGENTIAL ARCHITECTURE WITH ENHANCED AIR COOLING

MAGNETI MARELLI S.P.A., ...

1. An electric machine having a tangential architecture comprising:a rotor, rotating about an axis of rotation,
a stator, coaxial to the rotor with respect to said axis of rotation,
the stator comprising a casing which incorporates at least partially the rotor,
a power supply body including a controller that controls the actuation, and power supply of the electric machine, the power supply body being placed outside the stator and parallel to the axis of rotation in a position substantially tangent to the casing of the stator, the controller including a power module to power the electric machine,whereinthe power module is provided with a main heat sink, suitable to dissipate the thermal power emitted by the power module itself,
the power module is thermally insulated from the remaining controller.

US Pat. No. 10,410,498

NON-CONTACT ACTIVITY SENSING NETWORK FOR ELDERLY CARE

Tellus You Care, Inc., S...

1. A method of determining a physical state of a person, comprising:detecting positions of different portions of the person;
transforming detected positions of the person into a point cloud having a density that varies according to movement of each of the portions;
correlating movement and position data from the point cloud with known physical state positions and transitions between different states, wherein each of the physical state positions is associated with particular point densities, sizes, orientations, centers of gravity, and dispositions of bounding boxes of the point cloud; and
choosing a particular physical state by matching the data from the point cloud with the particular physical state.

US Pat. No. 10,408,699

QUARTZ RESONATOR PRESSURE TRANSDUCERS AND METHODS OF OPERATION

Quartzdyne, Inc., Salt L...

1. A method of using a quartz crystal structure of a pressure transducer, the method comprising:stimulating, under transient temperature conditions, a resonator of the quartz crystal structure under external pressure applied to the quartz crystal structure to provide signal inputs to an electronics assembly associated with the resonator, the signal inputs comprising a first signal input from a non-fundamental B-mode resonant frequency and a second signal input from a non-fundamental C-mode resonant frequency; and
using a combination of the first signal input and the second signal input to compensate a pressure determined from the second signal input of the non-fundamental C-mode resonant frequency signal input, comprising:
receiving with the electronics assembly from the resonator the first signal input of the non-fundamental B-mode resonant frequency that is primarily dependent on temperature;
receiving with the electronics assembly from the resonator the second signal input of the non-fundamental C-mode resonant frequency that is primarily dependent on pressure;
calculating with the electronics assembly substantially pressure-independent temperature under the transient temperature conditions using a combination of the first signal input and the second signal input and
compensating with the electronics assembly the pressure determined from the signal input of the non-fundamental C-mode resonant frequency with data from the calculation of the substantially pressure-independent temperature.
US Pat. No. 10,407,675

METHOD OF FERMENTING MYCELIUM COMPOSITE MATERIAL

Ecovative Design LLC, Gr...

1. A method of fermenting mycelium composite materials comprising the steps ofobtaining a fermentable material containing discrete particles and nutrient and inoculated with a fungus capable of forming a network of interconnected mycelia cells to bind the discrete particles together to form a self-supporting composite material upon aerobic fermentation thereof;
enclosing a volume of said fermentable material in each of a plurality of elongated enclosures, each said enclosure characterized in being permeable to gas and vapor for aerobic fermentation of said fermentable material;
obtaining a plurality of ventilation layers, each said ventilation layer characterized in being porous to the passage of air;
stacking said plurality of enclosures and said plurality of ventilation layers vertically in alternating manner to form a stack; and
passing air through said ventilation layers of said stack to remove heat and gas generated in said enclosures of said stack during fermentation thereof.

US Pat. No. 10,412,857

LIQUID COOLING STATION

ADWATEC OY, Kangasala (F...

1. A liquid cooling station comprising:at least one pump and at least one motor connected to the at least one pump for operating the at least one pump to circulate cooling liquid between the liquid cooling station and an object to be cooled,
at least one first cooling liquid outlet port for supplying the cooling liquid towards the object to be cooled,
at least one first cooling liquid inlet port for receiving the cooling liquid from the object to be cooled, and
at least one connection block, which connection block comprises:
at least one first cavity arranged to receive an operating part of the at least one pump,
at least one second cavity for an additional operational part,
the at least one first cooling liquid outlet port and the at least one first cooling liquid inlet port, and
an internal channel system arranged to connect the at least one first cavity to the at least one first cooling liquid outlet port and the at least one first cooling liquid inlet port.

US Pat. No. 10,412,313

APPARATUS FOR DRIVING A BLADE OF A CAMERA

JAHWA electronics Co., Lt...

1. An apparatus for driving a blade of a camera, comprising:a blade including a first blade configured to rotate based on a first rotary shaft and a second blade coupled to the first blade by a link and configured to rotate based on a second rotary shaft in association with the rotational movement of the first blade, wherein the blade has an opening through which light is introduced and is configured to adjust the amount of light introduced to a lens by means of physical movement;
first and second magnets provided at different fixed locations and be spaced from the blade;
a driving unit configured to rotate the first rotary shaft so that the first blade is rotated;
a first support member connecting the first blade and the first rotary shaft;
a second support member connecting the second blade and the second rotary shaft; and
a blade yoke made of a magnetic material and provided to at least one of the first support member or the second member to generate an attractive force to the first or second magnets according to a location of the blade.

US Pat. No. 10,411,870

SIGNALING METHOD FOR MULTI-USER TRANSMISSION, AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION TERMINAL AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD USING SAME

WILUS INSTITUTE OF STANDA...

1. A wireless communication terminal, the terminal comprising:a transceiver; and
a processor,
wherein the processor is configured to:
generate a frame including a first signal field and a second signal field, wherein the first signal field includes a bandwidth field indicating total bandwidth information in which the frame is transmitted, and the second signal field includes a resource allocation field indicating arrangement information of resource unit(s) in a frequency band through which the frame is transmitted, and
transmit, by the transceiver, the generated frame,
wherein when the frame is a multi-user frame using multiple input multiple output (MIMO) without applying orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA), the second signal field does not include the resource allocation field.

US Pat. No. 10,410,941

WAFER LEVEL SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE WITH WETTABLE FLANKS

Nexperia B.V., Nijmegen ...

1. A semiconductor device, comprising:a semiconductor die having a top surface that has one or more electrical contacts formed thereon, and an opposite bottom surface;
a molding material encapsulating the top surface and at least a part of a side surface of the semiconductor die, wherein the molding material has a top surface and a side surface that defines a package body;
a plurality of openings formed on the top surface of the package body, wherein the plurality of electrical contacts are partially exposed from the molding material through the openings; and
a metal layer formed over the top surface of the molding material and electrically connected to the electrical contacts through the openings, wherein the metal layer extends from from the top surface of the molding material to the side surface of the molding material and at least partially externally covers the side surface of the molding material that defines the package body and no molding material is external to the metal layer.

US Pat. No. 10,409,316

KEY DEVICE

Chicony Electronics Co., ...

1. A key device, comprising:a substrate comprising an upper surface, wherein the upper surface has an assembling area; a pivot coupling member and an elastic arm are provided in the assembling area, the pivot coupling member has a pivot axis, and the elastic arm is extending in a direction parallel to the pivot axis; an end portion of the elastic arm comprises a limiting member protruding out of the upper surface;
a keycap disposed above the assembling area, wherein a connection arm is extending from one side of the keycap, the connection arm comprises a pivot portion pivoted with the pivot coupling member, so that the keycap is swingable relative to the substrate by taking the pivot axis as an axis; a bottom portion of the keycap further comprises a limiting groove correspondingly and detachably fitted with the limiting member, so that the keycap is limited in a radial direction of the pivot axis; and
a restoring member disposed between the substrate and the keycap, the restoring member is adapted to provide a restoring force to the keycap.

US Pat. No. 10,409,026

LENS DRIVING DEVICE, CAMERA MODULE, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING LENS DRIVING DEVICE

ALPS ALPINE CO., LTD., T...

1. A lens driving device, comprising:a movable part on which a lens body is mountable;
a plate spring that supports the movable part such that the movable part is movable in an optical axis direction of an optical axis of the lens body;
a coil provided on the movable part; and
magnets facing the coil, wherein
a first restricting protrusion and second restricting protrusions are formed in an outer portion of the movable part;
the outer portion includes protrusion opposing parts where the first restricting protrusion and the second restricting protrusions face each other in the optical axis direction and non-opposing parts where the first restricting protrusion and the second restricting protrusions do not face each other in the optical axis direction, the protrusion opposing parts and the non-opposing parts being arranged alternately in the outer portion in a circumferential direction around the optical axis;
the coil is formed by winding a conductor wire around the outer portion of the movable part in the circumferential direction;
the coil includes first coil portions positioned in the protrusion opposing parts and second coil portions positioned in at least some of the non-opposing parts; and
a width of the second coil portions in the optical axis direction is greater than a width of the first coil portions in the optical axis direction.

US Pat. No. 10,408,899

MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING APPARATUS AND GRADIENT MAGNETIC FIELD POWER SUPPLY DEVICE

Canon Medical Systems Cor...

1. A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus, comprising:a gradient magnetic field coil configured to apply gradient magnetic field to an object, the gradient magnetic field coil including a plurality of channels; and
a gradient magnetic field power supply configured to calculate a required power for each channel, and distribute maximum power to a channel requiring higher power than the required power of other channels with priority to the other channels, the maximum power being a limit value of total power to be supplied to the channels as a whole, wherein
the gradient magnetic field power supply includes:
an AC/DC conversion circuit configured to convert an AC voltage to a DC voltage;
DC transformation circuits configured to transform the DC voltage, the DC transformation circuits corresponding to the channels; and
a control circuit configured to distribute the maximum power to the channel requiring higher power than the required power of the other channels with priority to the other channels based on the required power of each of the channels.

US Pat. No. 10,408,447

EVAPORATOR ARRANGEMENT

Webasto SE, Stockdorf (D...

1. An evaporator arrangement for evaporating liquid fuel for a mobile, fuel-operated heating device, having:an evaporator body for distributing and evaporating liquid fuel and at least one fuel supply line for supplying liquid fuel to the evaporator body, wherein the evaporator body has at least a first region from a knitted metal wire fabric, and wherein the knitted metal wire fabric in the first region comprises a plastically deformed and compressed knitted metal wire fabric.

US Pat. No. 10,405,822

X-RAY CT APPARATUS

Canon Medical Systems Cor...

1. An X-ray CT apparatus comprising processing circuitry configured toacquire a scan region and a first scan range, and
change, while the scan region is being scanned, the first scan range to a second scan range based on projection data of the scan region acquired by the scan.

US Pat. No. 10,408,263

MAGNETIC BEARING AND METHOD FOR MOUNTING A FERROMAGNETIC STRUCTURE AROUND A CORE OF A MAGNETIC BEARING

ATLAS COPCO AIRPOWER, NAA...

1. A magnetic bearing comprising a radial actuator part configured to create radial magnetic forces and an axial actuator part configured to create axial magnetic forces, wherein the aforementioned radial actuator part comprises a laminated stator stack that is provided with a stator yoke, wherein the magnetic bearing comprises at least one closed ferromagnetic structure that surrounds a part of the stator yoke,wherein the axial actuator part comprises at least one axial control coil that surrounds the laminated stator stack, and further comprises a pole yoke and two axial poles; wherein permanent magnets are provided between the stator yoke and both axial poles; the permanent magnets are magnetised in an axial direction; and the magnetisation direction of the permanent magnets is opposite at both axial sides of the stator yoke, and wherein a path of an axial control flux crosses a central hole of a stack of laminated ferromagnetic material.

US Pat. No. 10,406,974

COURTESY LAMP AND COURTESY LOGO LAMP

MURAKAMI CORPORATION, Sh...

1. A courtesy lamp configured to be installed in a part on an interior side of a door of a vehicle, the courtesy lamp comprising: a light source, a light guide and an outer lens, wherein:the light guide includes a light input surface that allows input of light from the light source, a light guide portion that has a longitudinal shape in a light guiding direction and guides the light input from the light input surface, a wall surface of the light guide portion, the wall surface reflecting the light while the light is guided by the light guide portion, and a light output surface that allows output of the light guided by the light guide portion; and
the outer lens includes a transmission/diffusion portion that allows the light output from the light output surface of the light guide to enter a back surface of the outer lens, penetrate the outer lens in a thickness direction, diffuse in the outer lens and radiate from a front surface of the outer lens to an outside, wherein
the light source is disposed at a position deviated from a center position in a left-right direction of the outer lens, wherein the left-right direction is perpendicular to a central axis that coincides with the center position, and wherein the central axis extends in the thickness direction of the outer lens, and wherein
the light guide allows input of the light from the light source from the light input surface, guides the light via the light guide portion and allows output of the light from the light output surface toward the center position in the left-right direction of the back surface of the outer lens.

US Pat. No. 10,405,993

SHOULDER PATIENT SPECIFIC INSTRUMENT

Tornier SAS, Montbonnot ...

1. A surgical kit comprising:a three dimensional model of a patient's scapula comprising a glenoid cavity border; and
a patient specific glenoid guide, the glenoid guide comprising:
a guide feature;
a plurality of arms extending from the guide feature, each arm having a first end coupled with the guide feature and a second end disposed away from the guide feature; and
a plurality of peripheral pegs, each of the plurality of peripheral pegs extending from the second end of a corresponding arm of the plurality of arms and comprising an engagement surface conformed to the three dimensional shape of the glenoid cavity border of the three dimensional model;
wherein the engagement surfaces of the patient specific glenoid guide are configured to engage the glenoid cavity border of the model by a snap fit.

US Pat. No. 10,412,820

SYSTEM, METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RECOVERING MINING FLUIDS FROM MINING BYPRODUCTS

Foret Plasma Labs, LLC, ...

1. A plasma treatment system comprising:a plasma arc torch comprising:
a cylindrical vessel having a first end and a second end,
a first tangential inlet/outlet connected to or proximate to the first end,
a second tangential inlet/outlet connected to or proximate to the second end,
an electrode housing connected to the first end of the cylindrical vessel such that a first electrode is (a) aligned with a longitudinal axis of the cylindrical vessel, and (b) extends into the cylindrical vessel, and
a hollow electrode nozzle connected to the second end of the cylindrical vessel such that a centerline of the hollow electrode nozzle is aligned with the longitudinal axis of the cylindrical vessel, the hollow electrode nozzle having a first end disposed within the cylindrical vessel and a second end disposed outside the cylindrical vessel;
a screw feeder having an inlet and an outlet, the outlet aligned with the centerline of the hollow electrode nozzle;
a filter screen attached to the outlet of the screw feeder, aligned with the centerline of the hollow electrode nozzle and extending proximate to the hollow electrode nozzle;
a tee attached to the outlet of the screw feeder, enclosing a portion of the filter screen proximate to the screw feeder, and a side outlet aligned with the screw feeder and a bottom outlet;
a high temperature vessel connected to the plasma arc torch and the tee such that the hollow electrode nozzle is attached to or extends into the high temperature vessel and the filter screen extends into the high temperature vessel;
a quencher or a glow discharge system attached to a bottom of the high temperature vessel and the first tangential inlet/outlet of the plasma arc torch;
a first pump or conveyor connected to the inlet of the screw feeder; and
a processor or separator connected to the bottom outlet of the tee.

US Pat. No. 10,412,769

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR CROSS BSS SOUNDING

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of sounding a wireless network associated with multiple basic service sets (BSSs), the method performed by a first access point corresponding to a first BSS and comprising:receiving, from a first wireless device unassociated with the first access point, a first message including first beamforming information indicative of channel conditions between the first wireless device and the first access point and indicative of channel conditions between the first wireless device and a second access point corresponding to a second BSS;
determining first sounding information for a first communication path between the first wireless device and the first access point based on the first beamforming information;
determining second sounding information for a second communication path between the first wireless device and the second access point based on the first beamforming information; and
transmitting a second message, based on the first beamforming information, to the first wireless device, wherein the second message includes one or both of the first sounding information and the second sounding information.

US Pat. No. 10,410,798

BLANK SUITABLE FOR USE AS A BODY OF A SUPERCAPACITOR, A SUPERCAPACITOR, AND A METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A POROUS SILICON VOLUME

Teknologian tutkimuskesku...

1. A blank suitable for use as a body of a supercapacitor comprising:a first porous semiconductor volume and a second porous semiconductor volume, the second porous semiconductor volume being separated from the first porous semiconductor volume by a trench that is suitable for receiving an electrolyte, wherein the first and second porous semiconductor volume comprise channels opening to the trench, the second porous semiconductor volume is laterally surrounded by the first porous semiconductor volume and the trench forms a closed form.

US Pat. No. 10,409,909

LEXICAL ANALYZER FOR A NEURO-LINGUISTIC BEHAVIOR RECOGNITION SYSTEM

Omni AI, Inc., Houston, ...

1. A computer-implemented method for building a dictionary, the dictionary representing patterns associated with a behavior of an object, the method comprising:receiving, via at least one processor, a stream of machine-readable symbols representing normalized data, each symbol being associated with a distinct cluster of vectors generated from the normalized data, the normalized data being obtained by normalizing data in each of a plurality of video frames, the plurality of video frames including a representation of an object;
performing, via the at least one processor, neural network based-linguistic analysis on the normalized data;
generating, via the at least one processor, a hierarchical learning model based on the neural network based-linguistic analysis;
determining, via the at least one processor, combinations of the symbols to identify as machine-readable words based on the hierarchical learning model, the hierarchical learning model having incremental learning levels for learning the machine readable words, each level indicating a length for the machine-readable words being identified at that level, the combinations of symbols to identify as machine-readable words at each level determined based on recurring combinations of symbols observed in the stream;
evaluating, via the at least one processor, statistics for the words identified at each level;
identifying, via the at least one processor, one or more of the words having statistical significance based on the evaluated statistics;
storing the identified one or more of the words having statistical significance and the statistics associated with each of the identified one or more of the words, the statistical significance being determined based on a measure of frequency at which the machine readable-words are observed in the stream of symbols;
determining, via the at least one processor, for an observation of at least a first one of the machine-readable words in the stream, an unusualness score; and
publishing an alert regarding the observation of the first machine readable word, the alert indicating a change in pattern associated with the behavior of the object.

US Pat. No. 10,408,882

METHOD FOR PREDICTING REMAINING USEFUL LIFE OF LITHIUM BATTERY BASED ON WAVELET DENOISING AND RELEVANCE VECTOR MACHINE

HEFEI UNIVERSITY OF TECHN...

1. A method for predicting a remaining useful life of a lithium battery based on a wavelet denoising and a relevance vector machine, comprising steps of:(1) obtaining health condition data of each of charge-discharge cycles of the lithium battery by a measurement circuit;
(2) processing capacity data measured of the lithium battery with wavelet double denoising on a computer;
(3) calculating a capacity threshold where the lithium battery fails;
(4) referring to the capacity data and the heath condition data of the lithium battery, applying a differential evolution algorithm for optimizing a width factor of the relevance vector machine; and
(5) predicting the remaining useful life of the lithium battery with the relevance vector machine optimized by the differential evolution algorithm; and displaying the remaining useful life with the computer;
wherein in the step (4), the capacity data of the lithium battery are H1, H2, . . . , Hn, where n?1, and n is a cycle number measured; the capacity data series of the lithium battery is [H1, H2, . . . , Hn]; the charge-discharge cycles of the capacity data of the lithium battery are T1, T2, . . . , Tn, and the charge-discharge cycle data series is [T1, T2, . . . , Tn];
applying the differential evolution algorithm for optimizing the width factor of the relevance vector machine specifically comprises steps of:
(4.1) defining the differential evolution algorithm, comprising population vectors and sizes, a scale factor, a cross constant and iterations, and the width factor to be optimized is mapped to a vector;
(4.2) generating a mutant vector by a mutation operation;
(4.3) generating a test vector by a cross operation;
(4.4) selecting a next generation vector by a selection operation; and
(4.5) repeating the steps (4.1)-(4.4) until iteration ending, and outputting results;
wherein the differential evolution algorithm is a random search algorithm based on the population vectors, which randomly generates vectors Xi,G=1, 2, . . . , N), where i is a vector identifier, N is the vector amount, and G is the iteration number;
and the differential evolution algorithm comprises the mutation operation, the cross operation and the selection operation;
wherein in the step (4.2), the mutant vector is generated during the mutation operation through a following equation:
Vi,G=Xr1,G+F(Xr2,G?Xr3,G), r1?r2?r3?i;
where r1, r2 and r3 are randomly selected from {1, 2, . . . , N}; F is the scale factor;
wherein in the step (4.3), the test vector is generated during the cross operation through Vi,G and Xi,G:

where the cross constant C?[0,1] is pre-determined, and rand is a random number ranged from 0-1;
wherein in the step (4.4), assuming ƒ(x) is a fitness function to be minimized, the next generation vector is generated by the selection operation:

US Pat. No. 10,412,868

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SEPARATING WORKPIECES

Nagaoka Seisakusho Corp.,...

1. A system comprising:a stocker that is configured to store a plurality of workpieces in a stacked state on the stocker;
a holding unit including at least one pair of pads that form an inverted V-shaped along a conveying direction and configured to sandwich and clamp both ends of a width direction of one of the workpieces, wherein the width direction is cross to the conveying direction;
a moving unit that is configured to move the stocker downward with respect to the holding unit and the one of the workpieces clamped by the at least one pair of pads is separated from other workpieces;
a conveying unit that is configured to relatively move in and out below the holding unit and convey the separated workpiece released from the holding unit, wherein the conveying unit includes a pair of feeding units that is configured to convey the separated workpiece in the conveying direction with supporting the both ends of a lower surface of the separated workpiece;
a pair of stands that are configured to support both the holding unit and the conveying unit at the fixed heights respectively, wherein the pair of stands extend in an up and down direction and the stocker moves up and down between the pair of stands; and
a width changing unit that is configured to adjust integrally, by changing a distance between the pair of stands, a distance for separating the one of workpieces by the at least one pair of pads of the holding unit and a distance for conveying the separated workpiece by the pair of feeding units of the conveying unit to match a width of the plurality of workpieces to be separated and conveyed.

US Pat. No. 10,412,764

MULTIPLE FRAME TRANSMISSION

FRONTSIDE, Seongnam (KR)...

1. A method for transmitting a physical layer protocol data unit (PPDU) in a transmission opportunity (TXOP), the method comprising:transmitting, by a transmitting station, a request to send (RTS) frame for initiating the TXOP to a plurality of receiving stations, the RTS frame including a bandwidth field and a plurality of allocation fields, the bandwidth field indicating a first bandwidth in which the RTS frame is transmitted, each allocation field indicating a second bandwidth in which a clear to send (CTS) frame is to be sent by a corresponding receiving station;
receiving, by the transmitting station, a plurality of clear to send (CTS) frames as a response to the RTS frame from the plurality of receiving stations;
determining, by the transmitting station, a transmission bandwidth of a PPDU to be sent based on the first bandwidth and the second bandwidth; and
transmitting, by the transmitting station, the PPDU in the determined transmission bandwidth during the TXOP,
wherein, when the second bandwidths for all of the plurality of allocation fields are equal to the first bandwidth, the transmission bandwidth of the PPDU is set to a bandwidth equal to or narrower than the first bandwidth.

US Pat. No. 10,409,860

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR SEARCHING UTILIZING ACOUSTICAL CONTEXT

Staton Techiya, LLC, Del...

1. A system for contextual-based searching comprising:one or more devices configured to collect at least one audio stream;
one or more sensors for acquiring sensor data related to an environment proximate to one or more of the devices, wherein the one or more sensors are integral or operatively coupled to the one or more devices and include a temperature sensor, a biometric sensor, an image sensor, a light detection sensor, a proximity sensor, a gravity detection sensor, a magnetic field detection sensor, an electrical field detection sensor, a vibration sensor, a pressure senor, a humidity sensor, a moisture sensor, a toxin detection senor, a nutrient detection sensor, an eye-tracker, a pheromone detection sensor, or a combination thereof; and
a contextual search system including:
a data analyzer configured to receive the at least one audio stream and the sensor data from among the one or more devices and to determine contextual information from the received at least one audio stream and the sensor data;
a classifier that transcribes the at least one audio stream and detects an event in the at least one transcribed audio stream;
a search engine configured to perform a search of at least one search term using the contextual information and the detected event to produce a search result,
wherein, in response to the search result, a sensor module is activated and at least one further audio stream is collected by the one or more devices by utilizing the sensor module; and
wherein the contextual search system determines an effectiveness of the search result based on the at least one further audio stream.

US Pat. No. 10,409,092

CONTACT LENS DATA TRANSCEIVER

Tectus Corporation, Sara...

1. A contact lens comprising:an ultra-high-frequency (UHF) radio antenna contained within the contact lens;
a UHF radio transceiver contained within the contact lens and coupled to the UHF radio antenna via a transmit/receive switch, the UHF radio transceiver designed to operate at a bit rate of one megabit per second or more; and
wherein the UHF radio transceiver comprises:
a UHF carrier phase tracking loop and a UHF frequency acquisition loop that share a voltage-controlled oscillator, the frequency acquisition loop designed to be turned off periodically during normal transceiver operation.

US Pat. No. 10,406,544

POWDER-DISPENSING DEVICE AND POWDER-COATING INSTALLATION FOR SPRAYING ARTICLES WITH A POWDER COATING

GEMA SWITZERLAND GMBH, S...

13. A powder-dispensing device in the form of a dense phase powder pump or a powder injector for conveying coating powder from a powder reservoir to a powder-spraying device, wherein the powder-dispensing device comprises:a control device immediately physically connected to the powder-dispensing device being configured to set at least one parameter which is characteristic in respect of a spray coating process effected with the powder-spraying device;
wherein the control device is further configured to perform spray coating processes, wherein the control device comprises a storage device having a plurality of spray coating programs, wherein each spray coating program has at least one respective adjustable parameter, wherein the control device comprises at least one manually operable parameter adjuster element for setting a parameter target value for the at least one adjustable parameter, and wherein the control device comprises a visual display unit for automatically displaying the at least one set parameter target value;
wherein the powder-dispensing device is designed in the form of a dense phase powder pump having at least one feed chamber provided with a powder intake valve and a powder outlet valve, and wherein the control device is designed to generate control signals in order to repeatedly implement the following a) to d) operating cycle:
a) generating a negative pressure in the feed chamber to suck coating powder in the feed chamber through the open powder intake valve while the powder outlet valve is closed;
b) closing the powder intake valve and opening the powder outlet valve;
c) introducing compressed gas into the feed chamber to dispense the coating powder out of the feed chamber through the open powder outlet valve while the powder intake valve is closed; and
d) closing the powder outlet valve and opening the powder intake valve, and
wherein the control device is further designed to produce a control signal at cycle step a) or when switching from cycle step d) to cycle step a) in order to generate the negative pressure in the feed chamber.
US Pat. No. 10,406,152

ACETATE SALT OF BUPRENORPHINE AND METHODS FOR PREPARING BUPRENORPHINE

RHODES TECHNOLOGIES, Cov...

1. A method for preparing buprenorphine free base, comprising treating an acetate salt of buprenorphine at a pressure from about 50 Torr to about 250 Torr, inclusive, and a temperature, wherein the temperature of the acetate salt of buprenorphine is at least about 30° C., for a period of time sufficient to form buprenorphine free base.

US Pat. No. 10,412,819

PLASMA HEATER

QILU UNIVERSITY OF TECHNO...

1. A plasma heater, comprising a plasma heating section, an exhaust wasteheat heating section, a gas circulation pump, a water cooling system, a treatment tank for waste gas and waste water; andfurther comprising:
a plurality of circulating water pipes, wherein two of the plurality of circulating water pipes are communicated through a plurality of first water pipes; a diameter of each of the plurality of first water pipes is smaller than a diameter of each of the plurality of circulating water pipes;
a metal cylindrical casing, wherein the plurality of first water pipes is encased by the metal cylindrical casing;
a plurality of plasma generators, wherein the plurality of plasma generators are mutually communicated and are provided on a lateral inner wall of the metal cylindrical casing encasing the plurality of first water pipes; a flame emitted by a plasma torch of the plasma generator is directly applied, in a radial inward direction perpendicular to a flowing direction of water flowing in the plurality of first water pipes, to the first water pipes and perpendicular through a direction of flow of exhaust generated after combustion of the plasma torch for heating;
the exhaust wasteheat heating section comprises the metal cylindrical casing and the plurality of first water pipes; the plasma heating section comprises the metal cylindrical casing, the plurality of first water pipes and the plurality of plasma generators;
the water cooling system is connected to the plasma generators; and
power is supplied to the plurality of plasma generators by a plasma power supplier;
the gas circulation pump is arranged on a water inlet end of the metal cylindrical casing and is communicated with the metal cylindrical casing and the treatment tank for waste gas and waste water; and
exhaust generated after combustion of the plasma torch flows through the exhaust wasteheat heating section in the metal cylindrical casing, then flows out of the metal cylindrical casing and enters into the gas circulation pump, and flows back into the plasma generators through the gas circulation pump for recycling; and
recycled exhaust works for more than 10 minutes before entering into the treatment tank for waste gas and waste water,
wherein a first connecting flange is arranged between the plasma generators and the bottom of the metal cylindrical casing on the plasma heating section; an insulation pad is arranged on the first connecting flange; the metal cylindrical casing and the first water pipes act as suspension electrodes by way of the insulation pad.

US Pat. No. 10,411,461

PROTECTION CIRCUIT FOR BRUSHLESS DC MOTOR, AND CONTROL DEVICE

GREE ELECTRIC APPLIANCES,...

1. A protection circuit for a brushless DC motor, applied to a control device for the brushless DC motor, the protection circuit comprising:a sampling signal input end for receiving a current signal of the brushless DC motor;
a first resistor having an end connected to the sampling signal input end;
a first capacitor having an end connected to the other end of the first resistor, the other end of the first capacitor being grounded;
a comparator having a non-inverting input end connected to the other end of the first resistor, an inverting input end of the comparator is used for receiving a reference voltage;
a switching element having a control end connected to an output end of the comparator, the switching element is turned on in a case that the control end receives a high-level signal;
a fault signal output end for connecting a fault signal input end of a main control chip of the control device; and
a second capacitor having an end connected to the fault signal output end, the other end of the second capacitor being grounded,
wherein a signal input end of the switching element is connected to the fault signal output end, and a signal output end is grounded.

US Pat. No. 10,408,344

OSCILLATION AMPLITUDE CONTROL COMPONENT, HOME ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT AND OSCILLATION AMPLITUDE CONTROL METHOD AND DEVICE

Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Sof...

1. An oscillation amplitude control component, comprising: a V-shaped grooved gear, a pressure pump, a roller with a pre-formed groove and a transmission belt, whereinthe V-shaped grooved gear comprises a central shaft and first and second frustoconical members slidably mounted on the central shaft; lateral surfaces of the first and second frustoconical members and the central shaft forming a V-shaped groove; a gear is arranged on a circumference of at least one frustoconical member of the first and second frustoconical members, and the gear is engaged with an oscillating switch when the oscillating switch in home electrical equipment is activated;
the transmission belt is configured to be received in the V-shaped groove of the V-shaped grooved gear and the pre-formed groove of the roller; the first and second frustoconical members regulate an inner radius of the transmission belt received in the V-shaped groove under control of pressure generated by the pressure pump; and
the roller is fixed in an oscillating plate, and controls an oscillation amplitude of the home electrical equipment through the oscillating plate.

US Pat. No. 10,411,682

METHODS OF AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING PARTICLE INCLUSION AND SIZE IN MOLTEN METAL

Novelis Inc., Atlanta, G...

1. A method comprising:charging at least one ultra-capacitor coupled to electrodes partially immersed in a molten metal and positioned on opposite sides of a wall made of electrically resistive material;
discharging the at least one ultra-capacitor through molten metal advancing through a passage in the wall between the electrodes, wherein discharging the at least one ultra-capacitor includes maintaining a measurement current within a pre-determined current range at least for a time required for measurement of cleanliness of the molten metal;
measuring a voltage across the electrodes during discharging of the at least one ultra-capacitor, wherein measuring the voltage occurs as the molten metal advances through the passage;
sampling digital data of the measured voltage across the electrodes to generate data samples representative of the molten metal advancing through the passage;
updating a delayed running average of the data samples to establish a baseline for identifying sudden changes in amplitude of the data samples, wherein the delayed running average is associated with quantities of molten metal recently advanced through the passage;
determining a threshold by adding a prescribed value to the baseline;
identifying a possible inclusion when a significant number of data samples exceeds the threshold;
identifying an end of the possible inclusion when a prescribed number of data samples fall below the threshold after identifying the possible inclusion;
bypassing a preset number of data samples when the end of the possible inclusion is identified, wherein bypassing the preset number of data samples includes not updating the delayed running average with the preset number of data samples; and
comparing a parameter of the possible inclusion with a lookup table to categorize the possible inclusion as either (i) an actual inclusion or (ii) noise.

US Pat. No. 10,411,182

DRIVE APPARATUS

SUMITOMO PRECISION PRODUC...

1. A drive apparatus comprising:a base;
a moving part;
an actuator including a first piezoelectric actuator and a second piezoelectric actuator each comprising an actuator body extending from the base and a piezoelectric element stacked on a surface of the actuator body, and coupled to the moving part and configured to cause the moving part to tilt by tilting itself;
a fixed comb electrode provided for the base and having electrode fingers; and
a movable comb electrode arranged to face the fixed comb electrode; and
a controller configured to detect a magnitude of tilt of the moving part, tilted by the actuator, based on a capacitance between the fixed comb electrode and the movable comb electrode, and to control a moving distance of the moving part by the actuator, wherein
the movable comb electrode includes:
a beam portion;
an input-side connector configured to couple the beam portion to either the moving part or the actuator, having lower rigidity than the beam portion, and being elastically deformable;
a support-side connector configured to couple the beam portion to the base, having lower rigidity than the beam portion, and being elastically deformable; and
electrode fingers provided for the beam portion and facing the electrode fingers of the fixed comb electrode, and
the movable comb electrode is configured to tilt around a tilt axis that passes through the support-side connector,
the base is not displaced when the moving part tilts,
one of or both of the first and second piezoelectric actuators drive to cause the moving part to tilt around (i) the tilt axis or an axis parallel to the tilt axis and (ii) an axis intersecting with the tilt axis,
the first and/or second piezoelectric actuators cause a portion, of the beam portion, connected to the input-side connector to displace in a direction intersecting with a surface of the beam portion, and
in an either case where the moving part tilts around (i) the tilt axis or the axis parallel to the tilt axis or (ii) the axis intersecting with the tilt axis, the controller detects the magnitude of tilt of the moving part, and to control the moving distance of the moving part by the actuator.

US Pat. No. 10,410,787

COIL MODULE AND WIRELESS POWER TRANSMISSION DEVICE USING THE SAME

WITS Co., Ltd., Gyeonggi...

1. A coil module, comprising:a magnetic substance plate comprising a first area having a first magnetic permeability and a second area having a second magnetic permeability;
a first coil disposed on a surface of the magnetic substance plate; and
a second coil disposed on the surface of the magnetic substance plate and partially overlapping the first coil,
wherein a portion of the first coil, not overlapping the second coil, is disposed on a surface of the first area, and a portion of the second coil, not overlapping the first coil, is disposed on a surface of the second area.

US Pat. No. 10,410,570

LIGHT EMITTING DIODE DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR IMPROVING IMAGE QUALITY USING SCHEME OF DIVIDING FRAMES INTO SUBFRAMES

Chipone Microelectronics ...

1. A light-emitting diode (LED) display device, comprising:a module configured to generate a grayscale data in accordance with an image to be displayed; and
a plurality of LED display unit boards configured to the display said images at a predetermined frame cycle, wherein said frame cycle comprises a plurality of subframes, each of said plurality of subframes has a respective subframe display time, and each of said LED display unit boards comprises:
a plurality of row lines and a plurality of column lines;
a row driver being coupled to said plurality of row lines, and configured to provide a selecting signal;
a column driver being coupled to said plurality of column lines, and configured to adjust an order of said plurality of subframes in said frame cycle in accordance with said grayscale data and generate a control signal in accordance with said grayscale data, wherein said control signal comprises a plurality of subframe signals each having a duration corresponding to a respective subframe display time; and
a plurality of pixel units, wherein each of said plurality of pixel units comprises an LED lamp being coupled to one of said plurality of row lines and one of said plurality of column lines, wherein each LED lamp corresponding to a respective pixel unit is turned on or off in accordance with said plurality of subframe signals,
wherein said frame cycle includes a reset time period between successive subframes of said plurality of subframes, wherein said column driver is configured to arrange said plurality of subframes by their subframe display times from the smallest to the largest in a predetermined order by default, wherein said column driver is configured to generate said control signal in said predetermined order in said frame cycle, when a grayscale represented by said grayscale data is equal to or smaller than said first threshold value, and wherein said column driver is configured to adjust the order of at least some of said plurality of subframes randomly to generate said control signal in accordance with an adjusted order, when a grayscale represented by said grayscale data is larger than said first threshold value.

US Pat. No. 10,408,648

FLOW METER WITH ADAPTABLE BEAM CHARACTERISTICS

HACH COMPANY, Loveland, ...

1. A method for measuring a fluid parameter of fluid flowing in a channel, comprising:transmitting, using a transmitter of a device, directed energy carrying a signal toward a surface of a fluid in a fluid channel, so as to produce one or more reflections from the fluid surface that substantially span the width of the fluid channel;
detecting, by at least one receiver of the device, one or more received signals associated with the one or more reflections so produced; and
determining, based upon a measurement beam comprising characteristics of the transmitted and received signals, a fluid parameter to be measured using a processor of the device, wherein the determining comprises identifying, for each of the one or more received signals, a fluid parameter corresponding to the location of the corresponding received signal and determining a mean fluid parameter from the fluid parameters for each of the one or more received signals;
wherein, at least one measurement beam characteristic is adjusted based on a distance from the device to the fluid surface, wherein one of the at least one Measurement characteristic that is adjusted comprises a width of the measurement beam and wherein adjustment of the width of the measurement beam comprises maintaining a width of the measurement beam contacting the surface of the fluid by widening the measurement beam as the distance from the device to the fluid surface is lessened.

US Pat. No. 10,405,667

CLIMATE CONTROLLED BEDS AND METHODS OF OPERATING THE SAME

GENTHERM INCORPORATED, N...

1. A climate controlled seat assembly configured to receive an occupant, the climate controlled seat assembly comprising:one or more support members configured to receive an occupant;
one or more air transfer devices configured to deliver air;
a first thermoelectric device configured to heat or cool air delivered by the one or more air transfer devices;
a second thermoelectric device configured to heat or cool air delivered by the one or more air transfer devices;
a first air distribution device downstream of and in fluid communication with the first thermoelectric device, the first air distribution device configured to distribute air from the one or more air transfer devices toward the occupant on the one or more support members along a first area of the one or more support members;
a second air distribution device downstream of and in fluid communication with the second thermoelectric device, the second air distribution device configured to distribute air from the one or more air transfer devices toward the occupant on the one or more support members along a second area of the one or more support members;
a control module configured to:
selectively regulate the first and second thermoelectric devices and the one or more air transfer devices to deliver a volume of air to first and second air distribution devices; and
maintain a generally consistent overall power consumption rate for the climate controlled seat assembly over a predetermined period of time by turning on or off or modulating electrical energy delivered to the first and second thermoelectric devices and the one or more air transfer devices.

US Pat. No. 10,412,861

EQUIPMENT ENCLOSURE AIR FLOW CONTROL SYSTEM

International Business Ma...

1. A system comprising: a first air flow enclosure door attached to a first surface of a rack enclosure, the first air flow enclosure door having first and second reels located along a top edge and a bottom edge of the first air flow enclosure door, wherein the first air flow enclosure door is physically designed to accommodate an air flow requirement of the rack enclosure; and a first air flow control element partially located between a first vertical surface of the first air flow enclosure door and a second vertical surface of the first air flow enclosure door such that the first air flow control element does not touch the first vertical surface of the first air flow enclosure door and such that the first air flow control element does not touch the second vertical surface of the first air flow enclosure door, and having at least a first portion and a second portion, a second air flow enclosure door located on a second surface of the rack enclosure, opposing the first surface of the rack enclosure, the second air flow enclosure door having third and fourth reels located along a top edge and a bottom edge of the second air flow enclosure door, wherein the first air flow control element is a continuous element that extends from the first reel to the second reel which comprises indirectly extending from the first to the second by extending from the first reel to a third reel, around the third reel, from the third reel to a fourth reel, around the fourth reel, and from the fourth reel to the second reel, each of the first and second portions having apertures located therein of a cross sectional area different from the other of the first and second portions.

US Pat. No. 10,412,777

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND METHOD

Qingdao Hisense Electroni...

10. A method comprising:receiving a request of communication with a first user;
determining whether the first user is present near a first electronic apparatus of electronic apparatuses;
establishing a first communication route with the first electronic apparatus for the communication with the first user in response to the request, if it is determined that the first user is present near the first electronic apparatus;
determining whether the first user is present near a second electronic apparatus of the electronic apparatuses; and
establishing a second communication route with the second electronic apparatus for the communication with the first user in response to the request, if it is determined that the first user is present near the second electronic apparatus.

US Pat. No. 10,410,250

VEHICLE AUTONOMY LEVEL SELECTION BASED ON USER CONTEXT

NIO USA, Inc., San Jose,...

1. A vehicle, comprising:a sensor configured to sense driving functions associated with an operation of the vehicle;
a vehicle control system configured to autonomously control driving functions of the vehicle; and
a processor in communication with the sensor and the vehicle control system, the processor configured to:
receive information from the sensor when a driver of the vehicle is operating the vehicle in a manual operational mode, wherein the information corresponds to driving functions performed by the driver in the manual operational mode;
determine, based on the information received from the sensor, a manual control behavior for the driving functions performed by the driver in the manual operational mode, the manual control behavior defining a manual driving style of the driver;
determine, based on the determined manual control behavior, an autonomous operational mode for controlling driving functions of the vehicle during an autonomous operation of the vehicle, wherein the autonomous operational mode includes an autonomous control behavior that mimics the manual control behavior and matches the manual driving style of the driver;
send the autonomous operational mode to the vehicle control system to control driving functions of the vehicle during the autonomous operation of the vehicle using the determined autonomous control behavior that mimics the determined manual control behavior and matches the manual driving style of the driver;
monitor, while the vehicle control system is autonomously controlling a driving function of the vehicle using the determined autonomous control behavior, a biometric characteristic of the driver to determine a level of anxiety of the driver; and
present, in response to determining an increased level of anxiety of the driver above a baseline level of anxiety for the driver, an option for the driver to take control over the vehicle.

US Pat. No. 10,408,518

REFRIGERATING MACHINE AND CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR

MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRI...

1. A refrigerating machine, comprising:a compressor which compresses a refrigerant;
a condenser which includes at least one pipe group configured of a plurality of heat transfer pipes through which a cooling medium flows and condenses the refrigerant compressed by the compressor;
an expansion valve which expands the refrigerant condensed by the condenser;
an evaporator which evaporates the refrigerant expanded by the expansion valve;
a temperature sensor which measures a cooling medium outlet temperature which is a temperature of the cooling medium which flows out from at least one heat transfer pipe configuring the pipe group; and
a controller which determines, on the basis of the temperature measured by the temperature sensor, an air bleeding start state in which an air bleeding operation to extract a noncondensable gas to the outside starts.

US Pat. No. 10,406,690

HANDLING GAIT DISTURBANCES WITH ASYNCHRONOUS TIMING

Boston Dynamics, Inc., W...

1. A method comprising:receiving, at a control system of a biped or quadruped robot having a first leg connected to a first foot and a second leg connected to a second foot, a first indication that the first foot has contacted a ground surface;
in response to the first indication, causing, by the control system, the second foot to lift off of the ground surface;
receiving, at the control system, a second indication that the second foot has lost contact with the ground surface;
in response to the second indication, causing, by the control system, the second foot to swing forward on a target swing trajectory, the target swing trajectory having a beginning and an end;
before the second foot makes contact with the ground surface and while the first foot is in contact with the ground surface, receiving, at the control system, a third indication that the second foot has reached the end of the target swing trajectory;
in response to the third indication and while the first foot is in contact with the ground surface:
causing, by the control system, the second foot to step down toward the ground surface; and
causing, by the control system, the first leg to reduce a ground reaction force on the first foot in contact with the ground surface to lower the second foot to the ground surface;
receiving, at the control system, a fourth indication that the second foot has contacted the ground surface; and
in response to the fourth indication, causing, by the control system, the first foot to lift off of the ground surface.
US Pat. No. 10,407,470

METHOD OF INDUCING AN IMMUNE RESPONSE AGAINST HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS COMPRISING ADMINISTERING IMMUNOGENIC COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING AUTHENTIC TRIMERIC HIV-1 ENVELOPE GLYCOPROTEINS CONTAINING A LONG LINKER AND TAG

The Catholic University o...

1. A method comprising: administering to a subject a therapeutically effective amount of an immunogenic composition comprising a recombinant trimer of a recombinant protein to elicit antibodies against the recombinant trimer in the subject,wherein the recombinant protein comprises a recombinant HIV-1 gp140 fused to a tag through a linker at C-terminus of the recombinant HIV-1 gp140,
wherein the linker is not required for and allows the formation of the recombinant trimer,
wherein the linker has a sufficient length to separate the tag from a base of the recombinant trimer formed by the recombinant HIV-1 gp140 so that a binding molecule bound on a solid matrix is accessible to the tag without steric hindrance,
wherein the linker comprises at least 20 amino acids, and
wherein the base of the recombinant trimer mimics a native HIV-1 envelope trimer.

US Pat. No. 10,412,826

CIRCUIT BOARD AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME, TERMINAL TEST DEVICE

BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO.,...

1. A circuit board, comprising:a base substrate; and
a plurality of conductive lines on the base substrate, each of the plurality of conductive lines having one end configured to be connected with a signal output bus of a signal generator and the other end configured to be connected with a terminal,
wherein a fuse is connected in series in each conductive line, and a breaking current IT of the fuse, a maximum operating current I of the conductive line and a fault current IF of the conductive line satisfy:
I where the breaking current IT of the fuse is a minimum current that causes the fuse to open, and the fault current IF of the conductive line is one of a maximum current that does not lead to a fault of the first conductive line and a maximum current that causes no damage to a terminal connected with the first conductive line.

US Pat. No. 10,412,792

MICROWAVABLE FOOD STAND

1. A microwavable food stand comprises:a base plate;
a plurality of dividers;
a plurality of waveguide channels;
each of the plurality of dividers comprises a proximal end and a distal end;
the plurality of dividers being distributed across the base plate;
the proximal end of each of the plurality of dividers being connected adjacent to the base plate;
each of the waveguide channels being delineated by the base plate and a pair of adjacent dividers from the plurality of dividers;
the plurality of dividers comprises a first set of dividers, a second set of dividers, a third set of dividers, and a fourth set of dividers;
the first set of dividers, the second set of dividers, the third set of dividers, and the fourth set of dividers being radially positioned about a center of the base plate;
each divider within the first set of dividers being parallel to each other;
each divider within the second set of dividers being parallel to each other;
each divider within the third set of dividers being parallel to each other; and
each divider within the fourth set of dividers being parallel to each other.

US Pat. No. 10,412,775

SMALL DATA USAGE ENABLEMENT IN 3GPP NETWORKS

Convida Wireless, LLC, W...

1. An apparatus comprising a processor, a memory, and communication circuitry, the apparatus being connected to a communications network via its communication circuitry, the apparatus further comprising computer-executable instructions stored in the memory of the apparatus which, when executed by the processor of the apparatus, cause the apparatus to:receive an attach request message from a user equipment (UE) the attach request message including an indication that the UE supports small data procedures, and a request that the UE uses small data procedures;
receive a second message from a network node, the second message indicative of one or more packet data network (PDN) connections that should use small data procedures, the second message further indicative of a type of small data procedure that corresponds to each of the one or more PDN connections; and
based on the second message, respond to the attach request message.

US Pat. No. 10,412,772

METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIA FOR USING ACCESS POINT NAME (APN) INDEPENDENT SUBSCRIBER BINDINGS

Oracle International Corp...

1. A method for using access point name (APN) independent subscriber bindings, the method comprising:at a Diameter signaling router (DSR) for a telecommunications network, wherein the DSR is configured for using preconfigured default access point names (APNs) to route messages that lack APN information while in a multiple pool mode:
providing, to a user device, a graphical user interface (GUI) configured to input or modify preconfigured APN information, wherein the preconfigured APN information includes user-configurable default APNs for different interfaces, ports, applications, or messages types, wherein the user-configurable default APNs includes a first default APN associated with a first Diameter interface and a second default APN associated with a second Diameter interface;
receiving, from a policy related node, a policy related message including a subscriber identifier associated with a subscriber, wherein the policy related message is associated with the first Diameter interface;
determining that the policy related message lacks APN information and that the policy related message is associated with the first Diameter interface;
after determining that the policy related message associated with the first Diameter interface lacks APN information and while the DSR is in the multiple pool mode, using the subscriber identifier and the preconfigured APN information associated with the first Diameter interface to generate or identify a binding between the subscriber and a first policy and charging rules function (PCRF) server of a pool of PCRF servers associated with the first default APN; and
sending, to the first PCRF server, the policy related message received from the policy related node.

US Pat. No. 10,411,803

STRONG FILTER COMPENSATION METHOD AND DEVICE, AND COMPUTER STORAGE MEDIUM

Sanechips Technology Co.,...

1. A strong filter compensation method, comprising:filtering out a high-frequency noise by delay summation;
determining a correct path from one or more interference item paths for every data input; and
comprehensively analyzing the determined correct path for the every data input during a pre-set period of time, taking the correct path which has the largest number of occurrences as a final correct path, and outputting data in the path.

US Pat. No. 10,410,975

PROCESSED WAFER OF SCALABLE ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS, METHOD FOR MAKING SAME, AND DEVICE COMPRISING SCALED ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS

MICROSEMI SOLUTIONS (U.S....

16. A processed semiconductor wafer comprising:initial layered elements forming:
at least two electrical circuits;
at least two double-seal ring structures, each double-seal ring structure of the at least two distinct double-seal ring structures surrounding a respective different electrical circuit of the at least two electrical circuits, each seal ring of each double-seal ring structure of the at least two distinct double-seal ring structures surrounding only a respective single one of said at least two electrical circuits;
and
a common double-seal ring structure surrounding the at least two electrical circuits, the common double-seal ring structure having a section that is also part of one of the at least two double-seal ring structures, the common double-seal ring structure having an inner seal ring and an outer seal ring, the outer seal ring being a continuous seal ring that surrounds the inner seal ring;
and
additional layered elements formed on the initial layered elements.

US Pat. No. 10,409,846

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR NATURAL LANGUAGE QUESTION ANSWERING AND ANALYSIS

THOMSON REUTERS GLOBAL RE...

1. A computer-implemented method for querying a data repository using a flexible natural language interface comprising: receiving an initiated user question at a graphical user interface; generating automatically one or more suggested completed questions in response to the receipt of the initiated user question, said generation based on a defined grammar and linguistic constraints associated with the defined grammar, wherein said generating comprises incrementally parsing a grammar tree, said grammar tree comprising grammar rules relating to the defined grammar on branch nodes and lexical rules relating to the linguistic constraints on leaf nodes; receiving a selected completed question at the graphical user interface; parsing the selected completed question into a logic representation; translating the logic representation into an executable query; executing the translated query against the data repository; generating one or more search results in response to the executed translated query; generating one or more analytic results corresponding to the one or more search results responsive to the executed translated query, wherein said one or more analytic results comprises one or more of a descriptive analytic result, a comparative analytic result, a temporal analytic result and a content-based analytic result; and presenting the one or more search results and the one or more analytic results corresponding to one or more search results at the graphical user interface.

US Pat. No. 10,409,161

POSITIVE TYPE PHOTOSENSITIVE SILOXANE COMPOSITION

AZ Electronic Materials (...

1. A positive type photosensitive siloxane composition, comprising:(I) a polysiloxane having a phenyl group,
(II) a diazonaphthoquinone derivative,
(III) a hydrate or solvate of a photo base-generator represented by the following formula (IIIa):

in which
x is an integer of 1 to 6 inclusive,
each of R1 to R6 is independently hydrogen, a halogen, hydroxyl, mercapto, sulfide, silyl, silanol, nitro, nitroso, sulfino, sulfo, sulfonate, phosphino, phosphinyl, phosphono, phosphonato, amino, ammonium, an aliphatic hydrocarbon group of 1 to 20 carbon atoms which may have a substituent, an aromatic hydrocarbon group of 6 to 22 carbon atoms which may have a substituent, an alkoxy group of 1 to 20 carbon atoms which may have a substituent, or an aryloxy group of 6 to 20 carbon atoms which may have a substituent, two or more of R1 to R4 may be linked to form a cyclic structure, wherein
said cyclic structure may contain a hetero atom,
and
N is a constituting atom of a nitrogen-containing heterocyclic ring, wherein
said nitrogen-containing heterocyclic ring is a 3- to 10-membered ring, and
said nitrogen-containing heterocyclic ring may further contain an aliphatic hydrocarbon group of 1 to 20 carbon atoms which may have a substituent, provided that said aliphatic hydrocarbon group is different from the CxH2xOH group,
and
(IV) an organic solvent.

US Pat. No. 10,409,068

BINOCULAR FEMTOPROJECTOR LAYOUTS

Tectus Corporation, Sara...

1. A pair of eye-mounted displays, each eye-mounted display comprising:a contact lens that comprises a femtoprojector system to project an image onto a retina of a user's eye when the contact lens is mounted on the user's eye; and
when the pair of eye-mounted displays is mounted on the user's left eye and on the user's right eye, a left-eye image projected onto the user's left-eye retina and a right-eye image projected onto the user's right-eye retina are only partially overlapping within the user's binocular visual field such that overlapping portions of the left-eye image and the right-eye image are projected onto a same portion of the left-eye retina and the right-eye retina independent of each eye's location within a socket.

US Pat. No. 10,408,387

LUMINOUS MEANS HAVING LEDS

LEDVANCE GMBH, Garching ...

1. A luminous means having:a first LED and a second LED for emitting light;
a flat circuit board on which the LEDs are mounted and thereby electrically conductively connected with a conductive track structure of the circuit board;
an outer bulb which is transmissive for the light emitted by the LEDs and in which the circuit board having the LEDs is arranged; and
a base with which the LEDs are electrically operably connected via the conductive track structure;
wherein the first LED is mounted on a first side of the circuit board and the second LED is mounted on a second side of the circuit board that is opposite the first side in relation to a thickness direction, wherein all the LEDs mounted on the circuit board are arranged on one of the two circuit board sides; and
wherein, in order to homogenize the light distribution generated by the luminous means, a first diverging lens is mounted on the first side of the circuit board in association with the first LED and a second diverging lens is mounted on the second side of the circuit board in association with the second LED, and the light emitted by the respective LED has a widened light intensity distribution downstream of the respective diverging lens in comparison with upstream of the respective diverging lens, wherein the two diverging lenses are connected together by a pin which passes through a through-hole in the circuit board and engages in at least one of the two diverging lenses.

US Pat. No. 10,408,210

DRIVING CIRCUIT FOR PIEZOELECTRIC PUMP AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

MICROJET TECHNOLOGY CO., ...

1. A control method of a driving circuit for controlling a piezoelectric actuator of a piezoelectric pump to move a fluid of a fluid reservoir, the control method comprising steps of:(a) enabling the driving circuit, and outputting a driving voltage from the driving circuit;
(b) implementing a first inhalation adjusting process while the piezoelectric pump performs an inhaling operation, wherein in the first inhalation adjusting process, a fluid pressure of the fluid within the fluid reservoir is detected and a magnitude of the driving voltage is adjusted according to a result of comparing the fluid pressure with a first predetermined inhalation pressure value, so that the fluid pressure is adjusted to the first predetermined inhalation pressure value; and
(c) implementing a first exhalation adjusting process while the piezoelectric pump performs an exhaling operation, wherein in the first exhalation adjusting process, the fluid pressure is detected and the magnitude of the driving voltage is adjusted according to a result of comparing the fluid pressure with a first predetermined exhalation pressure value, the first predetermined exhalation pressure value being determined separately from the first predetermined inhalation pressure value, so that the fluid pressure is adjusted to the first predetermined exhalation pressure value.

US Pat. No. 10,406,719

ELECTRIC VENEER LATHE

USNR, LLC, Woodland, WA ...

1. A veneer lathe system comprising:a carriage having a base and a knife bar assembly mounted on the base, wherein the knife bar assembly is configured to retain one or more knives; and
a pair of electric linear positioners pivotably coupled to respective opposite ends of the knife bar assembly, each of the electric linear positions of said pair having
a roller screw assembly, wherein the roller screw assembly includes a nut and a screw shaft disposed through the nut,
an electric motor coupled to a proximal end of the roller screw assembly and in axial alignment with the roller screw assembly, the electric motor having a rotary position sensor operable to detect a rotational position of the screw shaft, and
a linear position sensor coupled to the roller screw assembly, wherein the linear position sensor is configured to detect a position of the nut,
wherein the electric linear positioners are selectively actuable to reposition the carriage along a feed path; and
a controller configured to
detect skew of the carriage assembly based on data received from the linear position sensors of the rotary position sensors, and
operate one or both of the electric motors to correct the detected skew.

US Pat. No. 10,406,566

SUBSTRATE PROCESSING DEVICE AND SUBSTRATE PROCESSING METHOD

SHIBAURA MECHATRONICS COR...

1. A substrate processing method comprising the steps of:supplying a cleaning water to a surface of a substrate; and
supplying a volatile solvent in a liquid state to the surface of the substrate on which the cleaning water exists, and replacing the cleaning water with the volatile solvent, wherein
in the step of replacing the cleaning water with the volatile solvent, a water removing agent which reacts with the cleaning water is supplied to the substrate together with the supply of the volatile solvent, and
wherein the water removing agent is triethyl phosphate or trimethyl phosphate.

US Pat. No. 10,412,854

RESTRAINING DATA CENTER EQUIPMENT

Google LLC, Mountain Vie...

1. A server rack seismic restraint, comprising:a rear restraint assembly configured to attach to a support surface that is operable to support a data center server rack, the rear restraint assembly comprising:
at least two lateral members positioned to receive the server rack and restrain the server rack against lateral movement based on a force applied to the server rack, the at least two lateral members coupled with the rear restraint assembly at a distance apart to receive a width of the server rack, each of the at least two lateral members comprising a protrusion that extends from the rear restraint assembly to engage either a mating bracket attached to the rack or a side portion of the server rack; and
an angled bracket positioned to receive the server rack and restrain the server rack against vertical movement based on the force applied to the server rack; and
a front restraint assembly configured to attach to the support surface and engage the server rack to restrain the server rack against vertical movement based on the force applied to the server rack.

US Pat. No. 10,412,849

HARDWARE MIGRATION

Honeywell International I...

1. A hardware migration device that is configured to be used when replacing an existing building controller with a new building controller without having to rewire a plurality of wiring connections, the existing building controller operably coupled to a wiring baseboard, the hardware migration device comprising:a top housing;
a plurality of input/output (I/O) adapter boards that are housed by the top housing and are configured to connect to a number of I/O modules of the new building controller when replacing the existing building controller with the new building controller;
a base housing adjacent to the top housing; and
a printed circuit board (PCB) base adjacent to the plurality of I/O adapter boards and housed by the base housing, wherein:
the plurality of I/O adapter boards are electrically connected to the PCB base via a plurality of connectors that each include a first part with a number of connection pins and a second part that includes a number of receiving terminals, wherein the number of receiving terminals are configured to receive the number of connection pins to form an electrical connection; and
the PCB base includes a plurality of traces configured to provide an electrical path from the plurality of connectors that are coupled to the plurality of I/O adapter boards to the wiring baseboard to which the existing building controller was connected when the hardware migration device is connected to the wiring baseboard.

US Pat. No. 10,412,844

DISPLAY DEVICE

Shanghai Tianma Micro-Ele...

1. A display device, comprising:a flexible display panel;
a shell capable of being folded, wherein the shell comprises a plate surface for carrying the flexible display panel, a clamping portion including a first slot, and a locking portion including a second slot; and
a telescopic member retractable along a longitudinal direction of the telescopic member,
wherein:
in a first state of the display device, the telescopic member is stretched, and an extending direction of the telescopic member intersects a plane where the plate surface is located, a first end of the telescopic member is inserted into the first slot and a second end of the telescopic member is located outside the display device as a supporting point to support the display device, and
in a second state of the display device, the shell is folded in half along a folding line and divided into a first shell portion and a second shell portion by the folding line, the first shell portion and the second shell portion are at least partially overlapped with each other along a thickness direction of the first shell portion, the clamping portion is located in the first shell portion, the locking portion is located in the second shell portion, the telescopic member is contracted, the first end of the telescopic member is inserted into the first slot, and the second end of the telescopic member is inserted into the second slot.

US Pat. No. 10,412,813

AMBIENT LIGHT SENSOR

ANPEC ELECTRONICS CORPORA...

1. An ambient light sensor for an electronic device including a capacitance adjuster circuit, comprising:a first photoelectric component having a first positive terminal grounded and a first negative terminal and configured to convert light energy passing through the first photoelectric component into a photocurrent;
a variable capacitor connected to the capacitance adjuster circuit and configured to receive the photocurrent, wherein a capacitance of the variable capacitor is adjusted according to the photocurrent by the capacitance adjuster circuit;
an operational amplifier having a first amplifier input terminal connected to the first negative terminal of the first photoelectric component, and a second amplifier input terminal connected to a reference voltage source, wherein the variable capacitor is connected between the first amplifier input terminal and an output terminal of the operational amplifier, and the operational amplifier is configured to output an amplified error signal based on a difference between a voltage at the first amplifier input terminal and a voltage of the reference voltage source and a gain of the operational amplifier;
a comparator having a first comparator input terminal connected to the output terminal of the operational amplifier and a second comparator input terminal connected to the reference voltage source, and configured to compare the amplified error signal with the voltage of the reference voltage source to output a comparison signal;
a pulse generator circuit connected to an output terminal of the comparator, wherein when the pulse generator circuit determines that a voltage at the first comparator input terminal of the comparator is larger than the voltage of the reference voltage source according to the comparison signal, the pulse generator circuit outputs a pulse signal, a pulse signal has a rising edge or a falling edge that is aligned with an instant time point at which the voltage at the first comparator input terminal is increased to a voltage that is larger than or equal to the voltage of the reference voltage source from a voltage that is smaller than the voltage of the reference voltage source; and
a pulse accumulator circuit connected to the pulse generator circuit and the output terminal of the comparator, and configured to accumulate the number of counts that the voltage at the first comparator input terminal is increased to the voltage that is larger than the voltage of the reference voltage source from the voltage that is smaller than the voltage of the reference voltage source according to the comparison signal.

US Pat. No. 10,412,744

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting data performed by a station (STA) device in a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) system, the method comprising:generating a Multi User (MU) Physical Protocol Data Unit (PPDU) including a physical preamble and a data field sequentially; and
transmitting the MU PPDU,
wherein the physical preamble includes sequentially a Legacy (L)-preamble and a High Efficiency (HE)-preamble,
wherein the HE-preamble includes sequentially an HE-Signal (SIG) A field, an HE-SIG B field, an HE-Short Training Field (STF) field, and an HE-Long Training Field (LTF) field,
wherein a first Inverse Discrete Fourier Transform (IDFT)/Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT) period is applied from the L-preamble to the HE-SIG B field and a second IDFT/DFT period is applied from the HE-STF field to the data field,
wherein the second IDFT/DFT period is 4 times of the first IDFT/DFT period,
wherein a Modulation and Coding Scheme (MCS) level applied to the HE-SIG B field is selected as one of a plurality of predefined MCS levels,
wherein the HE-SIG A field includes MCS information on the one selected MCS level for the HE-SIG B field, and
wherein the one selected MCS level is commonly indicated for all STA devices receiving the MU PPDU to decode the HE-SIG B field.

US Pat. No. 10,412,743

INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, USER EQUIPMENT, AND BASE STATION

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method comprising:sending, by a terminal, a random access preamble sequence to a base station in a random access procedure, wherein the random access preamble sequence is sent according to a first number of signal repetition corresponding to a first precision;
after the random access procedure is completed, receiving, by the terminal, a coverage enhancement requirement indication message from the base station, wherein the coverage enhancement requirement indication message indicates a second number of signal repetition corresponding to a second precision, and the second precision is different from the first precision; and
communicating, by the terminal with the base station, according to the second number of signal repetition corresponding to the second precision;
wherein the first number of signal repetition is a first number of times the random access preamble sequence is repeatedly sent in different time resources or in different frequency resources, and the second number of signal repetition is a second number of times a signal is repeatedly sent in different time resources or in different frequency resources.

US Pat. No. 10,412,727

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR HANDLING IN-DEVICE CO-EXISTENCE INTERFERENCE IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION ENVIRONMENT

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method of handling an in-device co-existence interference in a user equipment, the method comprising:detecting an in-device co-existence interference between a long term evolution (LTE) module and an industrial, scientific and medical (ISM) radio band module in a user equipment; and
transmitting, to a base station an in-device co-existence indication message including a set of parameters associated with the LTE module,
wherein the set of parameters includes a pattern for resolving the in-device co-existence interference between the LTE module and the ISM radio band module, and wherein the pattern indicates one or more subframes and a subset of hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) processes using the one or more subframes.

US Pat. No. 10,412,701

INDOOR POSITIONING METHOD AND SYSTEM BASED ON WIRELESS RECEIVER AND CAMERA

SHENZHEN UNIVERSITY, Gua...

1. An indoor positioning method based on a wireless receiver and a camera, comprising the following steps:S1: the wireless receiver detects a query WIFI signal transmitted by a target device;
S2: the wireless receiver extracts a media access control (MAC) address and channel state information (CSI) used for identifying the target device from a query WIFI signal, and uploads the CSI to a server;
S3: the server calculates an incident angle of the target device and the wireless receiver according to the CSI uploaded by the wireless receiver, and at the same time sends a photographing instruction to the camera which photographs an image and uploads the image to the server;
S4: the server obtains a distance between the wireless receiver and the target device through the image pixels, and calculates the position information of the target device according to coordinates of the wireless receivers,
wherein in Step S2, the CSI extraction method comprises:
S21: initial channel state data are collected, wherein the initial channel state data comprise the channel state data values of M subcarriers in N spatial streams, both N and M being natural numbers greater than 1;
S22: for each spatial stream, an average value of the channel state data values of P consecutive subcarriers at a same time point is obtained and used as the CSI value, P being a natural number greater than 1 and less than M;
S23: the CSI value is modified by using a least square best fit algorithm.

US Pat. No. 10,412,435

TECHNIQUES TO DYNAMICALLY ENGAGE A REDUCED-COLOR MODE FOR STREAMING VIDEO ENCODING

WHATSAPP INC., Menlo Par...

1. At least one non-transitory computer-readable storage medium comprising instructions that, when executed, cause a system to:generate a video stream at a sending device using a first number of variable bits for color encoding;
send the video stream from the sending device to a receiving device;
receive network performance information for the video stream;
determining that the network performance information falls below a first threshold used to determine whether to use a reduced-color mode;
generate the video stream in the reduced-color mode based on the network performance information, wherein the reduced-color mode uses a second number of variable bits for color encoding, the second number of variable bits less than the first number of variable bits, the second number of variable bits being a function of the difference between the network performance information and the first threshold; and
send the video stream from the sending device to the receiving device using the reduced-color mode.

US Pat. No. 10,412,049

TRAFFIC REROUTING AND FILTERING IN PACKET CORE NETWORKS

Syniverse Technologies, L...

1. A method of routing traffic in a packet core network comprising:setting up a data session between a Serving General Packet Radio Service Serving (GPRS) Node (SGSN) and a Gateway GPRS Serving Node (GGSN) or a Serving Gateway (S-GW) and a Packet Data Network Gateway (P-GW), wherein a GPRS Tunneling Protocol data (GTP-U) tunnel is established between the SGSN and the GGSN or the SGW and the PGW;
accessing a GPRS Tunneling Protocol Control signaling (GTP-C) message sent between the SGSN and GGSN or the S-GW and the PGW;
obtaining a Tunnel Endpoint Identifier (TEID) for the GTP-U tunnel between the SGSN and the GGSN or the SGW and the PGW;
intercepting an upstream GTP-U packet sent from the SGSN toward the GGSN or from the SGW toward the PGW, the GTP-U packet being encapsulated into the GTP-U tunnel having the TEID;
rerouting the intercepted upstream GTP-U packet toward a server, the server configured to decapsulate the intercepted upstream GTP-U packet;
decapsulating the upstream GTP-U packet into an upstream Internet Protocol (IP) packet;
sending the upstream IP packet to a Proxy Server, the Proxy Server configured t perform message filtering functions;
examining the upstream IP packet and, responsive to the IP packet satisfying a predefined criterion, sending the upstream IP packet to a destination application server;
receiving a downstream IP packet from destination application server in response to the upstream IP packet;
encapsulating the downstream IP packet into a downstream GTP-U packet, wherein the downstream GTP-U packet is encapsulated into the GTP-U tunnel having the TEID; and
sending the downstream GTP-U packet toward the SGSN or the SGW.

US Pat. No. 10,411,947

HOT SWAPPING AND HOT SCALING CONTAINERS

EQUINIX, INC., Redwood C...

1. A method comprising:providing, with a cloud exchange, an interface for receiving one or more customer-selected hot swap configuration criteria, wherein the one or more customer-selected hot swap configuration criteria comprises a customer-selected first cloud service provider and a customer-selected second cloud service provider;
associating, in response to receiving the one or more customer-selected hot swap configuration criteria and with the cloud exchange, an address of a first container of a first private network with an address of a second container of a second private network, wherein the first container is hosted by the customer-selected first cloud service provider, and wherein the cloud exchange creates the second container with the customer-selected second cloud service provider;
storing, with the cloud exchange, data indicating the association of the address of the first container of the first private network with the address of the second container of the second private network, wherein the first private network and the second private network are coupled to the cloud exchange to send and receive data packets via the cloud exchange; and
copying, in response to the one or more customer-selected hot swap configuration criteria, with the cloud exchange, and based on the association, state of the first container to the second container.

US Pat. No. 10,411,204

FLEXIBLE DISPLAY PANEL AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING THEREOF, FLEXIBLE DISPLAY APPARATUS

Wuhan China Star Optoelec...

1. A flexible display apparatus, wherein the flexible display apparatus comprising a flexible display panel, the flexible display panel comprising:at least two non-bending regions and a bending region disposed between two adjacent non-bending regions of the at least two non-bending regions, at least one of the at least two non-bending regions serving as a display region, a flexible substrate and a functional layer on the flexible substrate are disposed on both the bending region and the display region of the flexible display panel;
the functional layer disposed in the display region comprises an organic light emitting device layer and a driving layer disposed between the flexible substrate and the organic light emitting device layer; wherein a plurality of organic light emitting display pixels are formed in the organic light emitting device layer; at least a metal layer is disposed in the driving layer for providing a driving signal to the organic light emitting display pixels; and the metal layer is connected to an anode, the anode is located in the bending region and extends to an adjacent non-bending region, so that the anode is also located in the adjacent non-bending region;
the functional layer disposed in the bending region comprises the organic light emitting device layer and a buffer layer disposed between the flexible substrate and the organic light emitting device layer;
wherein in the driving layer, a setting density of the metal layer close to the bending portion is greater than a setting density of the metal layer away from the bending portion; and wherein in the driving layer, a width of the metal layer close to the bending portion is smaller than a width of the metal layer away from the bending portion;
the anode comprises a first portion in the bending region and a second portion in the adjacent non-bending region, and an area of the first portion is less than an area of the second portion.

US Pat. No. 10,410,700

SYSTEMS AND METHOD FOR A LOW-POWER CORRELATOR ARCHITECTURE USING SHIFTING COEFFICIENTS

The MITRE Corporation, M...

1. An electronic device for implementing a finite impulse response filter, the device comprising:a plurality of delay taps, wherein each delay tap of the plurality of delay taps is configured to store a sample of data, wherein each stored data sample is acquired at a different time, and wherein the samples of data are acquired from a data source;
a plurality of coefficient registers, wherein each coefficient register of the plurality of coefficient registers is configured to store a coefficient associated with the finite impulse response filter;
a memory;
one or more processors; and
one or more programs, wherein the one or more programs are stored in the memory and configured to be executed by the one or more processors, the one or more programs when executed by the one or more processors cause the processor to:
during a first clock cycle, multiply the sample of data stored in each delay tap of the plurality of delay taps with a corresponding coefficient stored in each coefficient register of the plurality of coefficient registers;
during a second clock cycle:
shift each coefficient stored in each coefficient register of the plurality of coefficient registers to a different coefficient register of the plurality of coefficient registers;
determine the delay tap of the plurality of delay taps that is storing the oldest acquired data sample in time;
acquire a new sample of data from the data source;
replace the sample stored in the delay tap determined to be storing the oldest acquired data sample in time with the newly acquired sample of data from the data source; and
multiply the sample of data stored in each delay tap of the plurality of delay taps with a corresponding coefficient stored in each coefficient register of the plurality of coefficient registers.

US Pat. No. 10,410,106

ATTACHMENT TAG AND TAG SYSTEM

NIPPON MEKTRON, LTD., To...

1. An attachment tag comprising:a stretchable circuit board having stretchability;
a stretchable wiring line provided on a first main surface of the stretchable circuit board and having stretchability, the stretchable wiring line containing a resin binder;
an identification signal generator connected to the stretchable wiring line and configured to generate an identification signal containing identification information;
a transmitter configured to transmit the identification signal generated by the identification signal generator;
an adhesive layer provided on a second main surface, different from the first main surface, of the stretchable circuit board and exhibiting adhesiveness, and:
on a side of the attachment tag opposite to the adhesive layer, a printing target layer to which ink is applied and which exhibits lower visible light permeability than that of the stretchable circuit board.