US Pat. No. 10,426,062

HIGH PRESSURE, ENERGY EFFICIENT DATA CENTER

MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICE...

1. A system to improve heat transfer for a data center, comprising:a hermetically sealed container having sides defining an interior portion that is able to hold gas at high pressure that is at least substantially 2 times standard pressure;
a data center computer server located within the interior portion; and
a management system configured to sense a purity of the pressurized gas within the interior portion and adjust a composition of the pressurized gas within the interior portion based on the sensed purity,
wherein at least one side of the container includes a hermetically sealed electrical and/or optical feed-through providing an ability to connect the computer server to an element outside of the interior portion.

US Pat. No. 10,425,987

REGISTRATION METHOD, SESSION ESTABLISHMENT METHOD, TERMINAL, AND AMF ENTITY

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A session establishment method, comprising:receiving, by an access and mobility management function (AMF) entity, a first message from a terminal, the first message comprising, first network slice selection information, second network slice selection information, and information for requesting to establish a protocol data unit (PDU) session;
determining, by the AMF entity, a session management control function (SMF) entity in a visited public land mobile network (VPLMN) based on the first network slice selection information and an SMF entity in a home public land mobile network (HPLMN) based on the second network slice selection information; and
sending, by the AMF entity, a second message to the terminal, the second message comprising PDU session establishment accept information.

US Pat. No. 10,426,014

DATA GENERATION METHOD, DATA REPRODUCTION METHOD, DATA GENERATION DEVICE AND DATA REPRODUCTION DEVICE

PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PR...

1. A data generation device comprising:a generating circuit configured to generate video data according to an Advanced Video Coding (AVC) standard and a second opto-electrical transfer function (OETF), an intensity of light within a second range being input into the second OETF; and
a storage to store:
video usability information (VUI) including a first value indicating a first OETF; and
supplemental enhancement information (SEI) including a second value indicating the second OETF, wherein
the first OETF supports a first range of an input intensity of light and the second range is wider than the first range, and
the first value is to be referred to by a decoding device that does not support the second OETF.

US Pat. No. 10,420,843

COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS RELATING TO SALTS OF SPECIALIZED PRO-RESOLVING MEDIATORS

Thetis Pharmaceuticals LL...

1. A compound of Formula IV which contains a scaffold of two amino acid moieties coordinated around a divalent metal and one or two SPM molecules A, B, ionically bound to at least one basic function provided by the scaffold:
wherein
M is a divalent metal selected from magnesium (Mg2+) and calcium (Ca2+),
A and B are each independently an SPM molecule selected from an E series resolvin, a D series resolvin, and their aspirin-triggered counterparts,
A and B may be the same or different,
either A or B, but not both, may be absent,
R1 and R2 are each independently —(CH2)3—Y1, and —(CH2)4—Y2,
where Y1 and Y2 are each a basic function selected from a positively charged primary amine, a positively charged secondary amine, a positively charged tertiary amine, and a positively charged guanidine,
X1 and X2 are each independently H or CO—Z and Z is a peptide comprising 1 to 5 amino acids.

US Pat. No. 10,423,683

PERSONALIZED CONTENT SUGGESTIONS IN COMPUTER NETWORKS

Microsoft Technology Lice...

1. A method for providing personalized content suggestions in a computer system accessible to multiple members via a computer network, the method comprising:receiving, via the computer network, an input representing an indication to perform a search for content items from a member, the content items individually including a document or a website;
in response to receiving the indication, with the computer system,
generating a list of content items uniquely corresponding to the member by querying, according to a first level of indirectness, an interaction graph having (i) multiple interconnected nodes each representing one of the members or a content item and (ii) a plurality of interaction indicators individually between pairs of the nodes, wherein at least one of the content item in the generated list corresponds to a node that is indirectly connected to another node representing the member via at least one other node in the interaction graph, and wherein the at least one of the content item having the first level of indirectness relative to the another node representing the member;
determining whether a number of the content items in the generated list is below a preset threshold;
in response to determining that the number of the content items in the generated list is below the preset threshold, regenerating the list of content items by querying the interaction graph according to a second level of indirectness higher than the first level of indirectness;
presenting at least some of the content items in the regenerated list to the member via the computer network; and
transmitting, via the computer network, one of the content items in the regenerated list to the member upon a user selection of the content item in the presented at least some of the content items in the regenerated list.

US Pat. No. 10,425,895

POWER-SAVE SYSTEM FOR DETECTION OF BLUETOOTH LONG RANGE PACKETS

Redpine Signals, Inc., S...

1. A preamble detect controller operative to apply and remove power to an RF front end generating baseband samples from a wireless packets, the wireless packet having a preamble interval Tpre, the RF front end generating digitized samples of baseband RF values from received wireless packets;the preamble detect controller having a preamble processor coupled to the digitized samples, the preamble processor performing a cross correlation of the digitized samples with a fixed preamble to form an accumulated correlation result;
the preamble detect controller operative to cyclically apply power to the RF front end during a T1 interval and remove power during a subsequent T2 interval, where the T1 interval is at least a preamble symbol in duration and the T2 interval is an entire Bluetooth preamble interval less two times T1, the T2 interval of a previous cycle followed by a T1 interval of a subsequent cycle;
the preamble detect controller removing power to the RF front end prior to the end of the T1 interval if the accumulated correlation result is not greater than an initial threshold;
the preamble detect controller maintaining power to the RF front end following a T1 interval if the accumulated correlation result exceeds the initial threshold;
the preamble detect controller, upon each preamble symbol interval where an accumulated correlation result exceeds an associated threshold, maintaining power to the RF front end and continuing to accumulate correlation results for each subsequent preamble symbol;
the preamble detect controller asserting preamble detect after at least two said subsequent preamble symbol accumulated correlation results exceeding an associated correlation threshold.

US Pat. No. 10,425,934

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SIGNALING TRANSMISSION LAYERS FOR SINGLE USER AND MULTI USER MIMO

BlackBerry Limited, Wate...

1. A network element of a multiple input multiple output ‘MIMO’ system, comprising:a processor; and
a communications subsystem,wherein the processor and the communications subsystem cooperate to execute instructions that cause transmission of downlink control information ‘DCI’ that contains information regarding a number of transport blocks to be utilized by a user equipment ‘UE’ and an index value,thereby, indicating to the UE a layer combination or associated combination of dedicated reference ports based on the number of transport blocks and the index value, the layer combination comprising an identity of each layer within the layer combination,
wherein indicating to the UE a layer combination or associated combination of dedicated reference ports comprises:
indicating a selection table based on the number of transport blocks, and
indicating an entry from the selection table based on the index value.

US Pat. No. 10,425,969

MECHANISMS FOR RANDOM ACCESS IN A NETWORK

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method for performing random access in a network, the method being performed by a terminal device, the method comprising:receiving a Synchronization Signal Block (SSB) at a first time instant, the SSB having a time index denoting a timewise position of the SSB within a burst of successively transmitted SSBs and having an SSB length defined by a downlink symbol length that differs from an uplink symbol length indicated in system information included in or transmitted in association with the SSB, wherein the time index is an integer value;
computing a distance from the first time instant by multiplying a selected length by the value of the time index, the selected length being the uplink symbol length when the uplink symbol length exceeds the SSB length and otherwise being the SSB length, wherein the uplink symbol length and the SSB length are equal, or one is an integer multiple of the other;
determining a transmission time as a function of the computed distance; and
transmitting a random access preamble at the determined transmission time.

US Pat. No. 10,425,905

COMMUNICATION OF WIRELESS SIGNALS THROUGH PHYSICAL BARRIERS

Pivotal Commware, Inc., ...

14. An apparatus for communicating RF wireless signals with a remote wireless base station and customer premises equipment (CPE), comprising:one or more external antennas;
one or more internal antennas;
one or more amplifiers; and
processing circuitry that is arranged to perform actions, including:
configuring the one or more external antennas to communicate RF wireless signals with the remote wireless base station, wherein the configuration includes one or more of a direction or a shape of a waveform provided by the one or more external antennas for communicating the RF wireless signals with the remote wireless base station;
employing the one or more amplifiers to provide a separately selectable gain to an upload RF wireless signal and provide another separately selectable gain to a download RF wireless signal, wherein the upload RF wireless signal is communicated to the remote wireless base station and the one or more internal antennas are employed to communicate the download RF wireless signal with the other separate gain to the CPE;
adjusting a scan impedance of the one or more external antennas to improve communication by the one or more external antennas of the upload and download RF wireless signals through a barrier; and
in response to a value of a power of the upload RF wireless signal meeting a threshold, determining that the CPE is in communication with an authorized RF wireless base station, wherein the gain and the other gain are separately adjusted to improve communication of the upload and download RF wireless signals between the CPE and the authorized remote wireless base station.

US Pat. No. 10,426,028

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD WITH INSULATED METAL SUBSTRATE MADE OF STEEL

Infineon Technologies Aus...

1. A power electronic device, comprisingan Insulated Metal Substrate Printed Circuit Board (IMS PCB)
a power semiconductor device package comprising a lead frame, a semiconductor die, and an electrically insulating housing;
the lead frame having a rigid configuration and being made of a lead frame material having a first thermal expansion coefficient,
wherein the semiconductor die is enclosed within the housing;
wherein the semiconductor die comprises a first terminal;
wherein the lead frame comprises a contact with a first end that is enclosed within the housing and a second end that is exposed from the housing,
wherein the contact is electrically connected to the first terminal, and
wherein the semiconductor device package is mounted on top of the IMS PCB with the second end of the contact directly facing and electrically contacting the IMS PCB,
wherein the IMS PCB comprises an insulated metal substrate made of a substrate material having a second thermal expansion coefficient within a range of 60% to 140% of the first thermal expansion coefficient.

US Pat. No. 10,425,963

COMMUNICATING INFORMATION INDICATING SUPPORT FOR A PLURALITY OF COVERAGE ENHANCEMENT LEVELS

Nokia Solutions and Netwo...

1. A method, comprising:in a base station,
transmitting to a mobile device, information indicating support of a plurality of coverage enhancement levels for the mobile device, wherein a coverage enhancement level provides signal strength information and each coverage enhancement level corresponds to a different physical random access channel for the mobile device; and
receiving from the mobile device, a preamble signal using a physical random access channel corresponding to a coverage enhancement level selected, by the mobile device, from the plurality of coverage enhancement levels,
wherein the physical random access channel corresponding to the selected coverage enhancement level is an extended physical random access channel overlapping a physical random access channel.

US Pat. No. 10,426,010

LED DRIVER

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPO...

1. A circuit, comprising:a first flip flop having a first output and first and second control inputs, the first output adapted to be coupled to the first switch in parallel with a light emitting diode (LED), and the first flip flop configured to generate a first control signal at the first output responsive to a second control signal at the second control input;
an edge detect circuit having a second output and a detect input, the detect input coupled to the first output, and the edge detect circuit configured to generate a third control signal at the second output responsive to the first control signal; and
a second flip flop having a third output and third and fourth control inputs, the third control input coupled to the second output, the third output adapted to be coupled via a second switch and an inductor to the first switch in parallel with the LED, and the second flip flop configured to generate a fourth control signal at the third output responsive to the third control signal.

US Pat. No. 10,425,912

CHARACTERIZING MOVEMENT BEHAVIORS OF WIRELESS NODES IN A NETWORK

Cisco Technology, Inc., ...

1. A method comprising:receiving, at a device, location estimates for a wireless node in a network, each location estimate having an associated timestamp;
applying, by the device, hierarchical clustering to the received location estimates and their associated timestamps, to identify locations and points in time in which the wireless node was stationary, wherein the locations in which the wireless node was stationary are associated with labeled zones within a building;
performing, by the device, sequence modeling on the identified locations and points in time in which the wireless node was stationary, to form a sequence of locations and associated time periods in which the wireless node was stationary;
associating, by the device, the wireless node with a behavioral profile based on the sequence of locations and associated time periods in which the wireless node;
generating, by the device and based in part on the behavioral profile for the wireless node, a predictive model that predicts a location of the wireless node at a particular point in time, wherein the predictive model is embedded on a processor; and
initiating, by the device, an adjustment to an estimated transmit power used to compute the location estimates for the wireless node, based on the behavioral profile of the wireless node.

US Pat. No. 10,426,070

METHOD OF MOUNTING COMPONENT ON TO SUBSTRATE IN COMPONENT MOUNTING DEVICE AND COMPONENT MOUNTING DEVICE

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A method for assembling a component on a board in a component assembly apparatus, which is provided with a component transfer device that includes at least two holding claws, which grip a component, opening and closing control of which is performed by a driving device, and that assembles the component by gripping the component using the holding claws and moving the component to an assembly position of the board, which is positioned in a stop position, the method comprising:a transfer pressing step that assembles a portion of the component that corresponds to a target gripping location of the component on the board by applying a pressing force toward a board side after moving the component above the assembly position in a state in which the target gripping location of the component is gripped by the holding claws; and
a pressing step that opens the holding claws to release gripping of the component, that moves each of the holding claws to respective portions of the component that correspond to pressing force positions which are predetermined positions that differ from positions at which the target gripping location is gripped after the transfer pressing step, and that assembles the portions of the component that respectively correspond to the pressing force positions of each holding claw on the board by applying a pressing force to the component toward the board side using each holding claw.

US Pat. No. 10,426,015

DEVICE WITH A PLURALITY OF MICRO LASER THROUGH HOLES

RAKUTEN KOBO, INC., Toro...

1. An electronic reading device, comprising:a back cover;
process control circuitry; and
a display integrated into a front of the electronic reading device, the display being outlined by a non-touch sensitive portion of the front of the electronic reading device, wherein
a predetermined section of the non-touch sensitive portion of the front of the electronic reading device includes a plurality of micro laser through holes, the plurality of micro laser through holes configured to
integrate with the non-touch sensitive portion of the front of the electronic reading device by maintaining a predetermined level of visual consistency of the non-touch sensitive portion, and
provide an area through which light is visible in response to one or more interactions with the electronic reading device,
a mid-frame is provided between the back cover and the display in a peripheral part of the electronic reading device,
the predetermined section where the plurality of micro laser through holes are provided is located in an area where the mid-frame is provided in a plan view of the electronic reading device, and
the electronic reading device includes a reverse draft structure such that a back of the electronic reading device is wider than the front of the electronic reading device where the display is integrated, and that at least one side of the electronic reading device provided between the front and the back of the electronic reading device is tilted relative to an axis perpendicular to the front and the back of the electronic reading device such that one end of the axis closer to the front of the electronic reading device is tilted toward the electronic reading device while the other end of the axis closer to the back of the electronic reading device is tilted away from the electronic reading device.

US Pat. No. 10,426,017

CONTROLLING GROUPS OF ELECTRICAL LOADS VIA MULTICAST AND/OR UNICAST MESSAGES

Lutron Technology Company...

1. An input device for controlling a lighting load, the input device comprising:a user interface responsive to user interface events;
a communication circuit configured to communicate digital messages; and
a control circuit configured to:
detect a user interface event at the user interface;
determine, based on the user interface event, a message transmission configuration, wherein the message transmission configuration includes a message selected from a group comprising a unicast message and a multicast message, wherein the message transmission configuration comprises the multicast message when the user interface event is determined to be a first event configured to cause an intensity change at the lighting load and a number of multicast messages transmitted within a predefined period of time is within a predefined threshold, and wherein the message transmission configuration comprises the unicast message when the user interface event is determined to be a second event that is configured to cause a smaller intensity change at the lighting load than the first event; and
transmit, via the communication circuit, a digital message configured to control the lighting load using the message transmission configuration.

US Pat. No. 10,425,994

GLASS CERAMIC COOKING PLATE WITH LOCALLY INCREASED TRANSMISSION AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SUCH A GLASS CERAMIC COOKING PLATE

SCHOTT AG, Mainz (DE)

1. A volume-colored monolithic glass ceramic cooking plate, comprising:a first zone made of a common starting material as a second, adjacent zone, the first zone having a volume coloration of the volume-colored monolithic glass ceramic cooking plate that differs from a volume coloration of the second, adjacent zone due to the first zone being locally heated as compared to the second, adjacent zone so that an absorption coefficient of the first zone is lower than the absorption coefficient of the second, adjacent zone and so that integral light transmission in the visible spectral range is greater in the first zone than integral light transmission of the second, adjacent zone,
wherein light scattering in the first zone differs from light scattering in the second zone by not more than 20 percentage points, and
wherein the first zone is a window which is surrounded along at least three edges thereof or along at least 50% of its periphery by adjacent non-brightened second zones.

US Pat. No. 10,425,947

PEER-TO-PEER SHARING OF NETWORK RESOURCES

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MA...

1. A method, comprising:determining, by a first mobile device, a second mobile device losing connectivity to a second network or a communication link between the second mobile device and the second network degrading below a threshold value, the second mobile device assigned a role of sharing broker that brokers sharing of network resources of at least a first network among a plurality of other mobile devices via the second network, the first mobile device and the plurality of other mobile devices participating in a sharing group; and
responsive to determining the second mobile device losing connectivity to the second network or the communication link between the second mobile device and the second network degrading below the threshold value, and further responsive to the first mobile device being selected based on votes of users of the plurality of other mobile devices participating in the sharing group, activating, using a processor, on the first mobile device the role of sharing broker that brokers the sharing of the network resources of at least the first network among the plurality of other mobile devices via the second network.

US Pat. No. 10,425,921

METHOD OF UPLINK CONTROL INFORMATION TRANSMISSION

ACER INCORPORATED, New T...

1. A method of uplink control information (UCI) transmission for a user equipment in a communication system, the method comprising:receiving a first physical uplink control channel (PUCCH) configuration comprising a first maximum payload size and a first PUCCH format;
ranking channel status information (CSI) reports in a first CSI set corresponding to a first group of serving cells according to at least one of reporting types, CSI process identifiers (ID), serving cell indexes, and CSI subframe sets, wherein the first CSI set comprises the first CSI subset to be transmitted at a time instant and a third CSI subset to be dropped, and at least one priority of at least one CSI report in the third CSI subset is lower than at least one priority of at least one CSI report in the first CSI subset; and
transmitting the first CSI subset comprising a number of CSI reports for the first group of serving cells on a first PUCCH with the first PUCCH format to a network node.

US Pat. No. 10,425,891

POWER MANAGEMENT FOR REMOTE ANTENNA UNITS IN DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEMS

Corning Optical Communica...

1. A method of operating a remote unit in a wireless communications system, the method comprising:receiving downlink optical communications signals at the remote unit;
receiving an available power budget for at least one powered port configured to provide power to at least one power-consuming device connected to the at least one powered port based on power required by at least one power-consuming remote unit module;
determining a device class of the at least one power-consuming device connected to the at least one powered port;
enabling power for the at least one powered port if the available power budget is sufficient to power the at least one power-consuming device of the device class connected to the at least one powered port;
disabling power for the at least one powered port if the available power budget is not sufficient to power the at least one power-consuming device of the device class; and
transmitting radio frequency (RF) downlink signals into a coverage area.

US Pat. No. 10,425,961

NON-ORTHOGONAL TRANSMISSION METHOD AND APPARATUS IN COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMU...

1. A non-orthogonal transmission method of a terminal in a communication system, the non-orthogonal transmission method comprising:generating data based on a signature used to identify the terminal among a plurality of terminals belonging to the communication system;
generating an uplink signal including the data and a demodulation reference signal (DM-RS); and
transmitting the uplink signal to a base station without an uplink grant;
wherein the signature is a cell-radio network temporary identifier (C-RNTI) configured by the base station, and
the data is interleaved using sequences configured based on the C-RNTI.

US Pat. No. 10,425,894

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING POWER FROM A BATTERY TO A MEDICAL DEVICE

STRYKER CORPORATION, Kal...

1. A system comprising:a medical device comprising a first wireless communication device; and
a battery removably coupleable to the medical device, the battery comprising:
a cell for storing an electrical charge;
a housing;
a first contact;
a second contact in selective communication with the cell, wherein the second contact is inactive when the battery is not in proximity to the medical device;
a sensor disposed within the housing and being configured to generate a proximity signal in response to the medical device and the battery being within a proximity of one another;
a second wireless communication device; and
a battery controller configured to:
receive the proximity signal; and
cause the second contact to be activated in response to receiving the proximity signal, such that when the medical device is coupled to the battery and the second contact is activated, the first wireless communication device transmits an authentication signal to the second wireless communication device to enable authentication.

US Pat. No. 10,426,039

METHOD FOR STENCIL PRINTING DURING MANUFACTURE OF PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD

Fu Tai Hua Industry (Shen...

1. A method for stencil printing during manufacture of a multilayer printed circuit board, comprising:positioning a first stencil having a circuit diagram onto a circuit board, wherein the first stencil comprises a silkscreen, a steel disc, and a frame, the silkscreen is pasted on the steel disc, the frame fastens the silkscreen and the steel disc,
applying conductive inks onto the first stencil through meshes of the silkscreen and trepanned holes of the steel disc using a scraper, thereby forming the circuit diagram on the circuit board;
applying solder materials on a second stencil disposed on the circuit board using the scraper, thereby forming a solder mask layer on the circuit board;
applying inks on a third stencil disposed on the circuit board using the scraper, thereby forming words and marks on the circuit board; and
applying solder paste on a fourth stencil disposed on the circuit board using the scraper, thereby forming a solder paste layer on the circuit board;
after applications of the first stencil, the second stencil, the third stencil, and the fourth stencil, compressing two of the circuit board to form the multilayer printed circuit board;
trepanning holes on the multilayer printed circuit board; and
applying conductive paste on a fifth stencil disposed on the multilayer printed circuit board using the scraper, thereby forming a conductor layer in each via hole on the multilayer printed circuit board, wherein each of the first stencil, the second stencil, the third stencil, the fourth stencil, and the fifth stencils are different from each other.

US Pat. No. 10,425,977

WI-FI CONNECTION METHOD AND WI-FI CONNECTION SYSTEM FOR MOBILE TERMINAL

SHANGHAI LIANSHANG NETWOR...

1. A wi-fi connection method for a mobile terminal, comprising: S1: obtaining wi-fi hotspots near the mobile terminal; S2: obtaining a data list and location information of the wi-fi hotspots; S3: sending the data list and the location information to a server; S4: analyzing, via the server, the data list and the location information to obtain password information of an available wi-fi hotspot, and sending the password information of the available wi-fi hotspot to the mobile terminal; and S5: connecting, at the mobile terminal, the available wi-fi hotspot based on the password information.

US Pat. No. 10,425,962

PUCCH DESIGN WITH FLEXIBLE SYMBOL CONFIGURATION

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication, comprising:transmitting first uplink information from a subordinate entity to a scheduling entity in a long burst portion of at least one slot in a plurality of slots; and
transmitting second uplink information from the subordinate entity to the scheduling entity in a long burst portion, a short burst portion or a combination of long burst and short burst portions of at least two slots in the plurality of slots, and wherein in a first mode transmitting the second uplink information comprises:
transmitting a first portion of the second uplink information in a first slot using first resource blocks; and
transmitting a second portion of the second uplink information in a long burst portion provided in a second slot using second resource blocks that are different from the first resource blocks, wherein the first resource blocks and the second resource blocks define different sets of subcarriers used for transmitting information.

US Pat. No. 10,426,018

EDITING OF ILLUMINATION AND NON-ILLUMINATION CONTENT

Telelumen, LLC, Saratoga...

1. An editing system comprising:an input device configured to receive a plurality of input tracks including one or more first input tracks representing electromagnetic emissions and one or more second input tracks representing information other than electromagnetic emissions; and
electronics configured to generate a plurality of output tracks from the first input tracks and the second input tracks, the plurality of output tracks including one or more first output tracks and one or more second output tracks,
the first output tracks representing time-varying spectral content of illumination to be reproduced by a lighting system that lights an environment,
the second output tracks representing a presentation other than illumination, and
the first and second output tracks being synchronized for simultaneous playing of the illumination and the presentation.

US Pat. No. 10,426,002

HIGH POWER ION BEAM GENERATOR SYSTEMS AND METHODS

PHOENIX LLC, Monona, WI ...

1. A system comprising: a) a high energy ion beam generator device having a first interlock; and b) a user control station having a second interlock, wherein said high energy ion beam generator and said user control station are connected via a fiber optic interlock comprising a plurality of normally-closed switches in a series loop that remain closed to indicate that said generator is safe to operate, a number of normally-open switches in a parallel loop that remain open to indicate that said generator is safe to operate, or both said series loop and said parallel loop.

US Pat. No. 10,425,999

MODAL ANALYSIS

GOJI LIMITED, Hamilton (...

1. An apparatus for applying electromagnetic energy at a frequency or frequencies in a frequency range of 1 MHz to 100 GHz to an object in a cavity via at least one radiating element, the apparatus comprising:a source of electromagnetic energy configured to generate plural field patterns that depend on available sets of values of field-affecting parameters, the parameters comprising at least one of frequency, phase, and amplitude;
at least one radiating element coupled to the source and applying electromagnetic energy to the object in the cavity; and
at least one processor configured to:
select one or more of the plural field patterns;
retrieve stored target energy distribution data;
determine which sets of values of field-affecting parameters to use based on the retrieved target energy distribution data; and
control the source to excite a respective field pattern for each determined set of values,
wherein at least two of the plural field patterns have different energy distribution patterns with respect to the object.

US Pat. No. 10,426,061

COMPUTER SERVER HEAT REGULATION UTILIZING INTEGRATED PRECISION AIR FLOW

DHK Storage, LLC, Sterli...

1. A server rack stand portion comprising:vertical support posts, having a post height, and wherein said posts include a substantially-sealed interior cavity and a surface defining an airflow inlet passage, and an airflow outlet passage;
an airflow conduit in fluid communication with said airflow inlet passage; and
at least one lateral support member, adapted to horizontally releasably affix to a server computer to support said server computer upon said vertical posts, having: (i) a member body defining at least one internal lateral body channel, throughout a girth of said body adapted to permit lateral fluid flow through said member from said airflow outlet passage, and (ii) an obstructer, adapted to selectively impede fluid flow within said channel in a closed configuration and permit fluid flow within said channel in an open configuration.

US Pat. No. 10,426,016

SENSING MODULE, SENSING LAMP HAVING THE SAME, WALL SWITCH HAVING THE SAME, AND LED WALL LAMP

VAXCEL INTERNATIONAL CO.,...

1. A control module, being connected to a light body to control a lighting performance of a light source in the light body, the control module comprising:a sensing unit, having at least one sensor, a control circuit, at least one operating parameter adjusting element and a space to accommodate the at least one sensor, the control circuit and the at least one operating parameter adjusting element, the at least one sensor and the at least one operating parameter adjusting element being electrically coupled to the control circuit electrically connected to the light source, the control circuit being disposed inside the space of the sensing unit; and
a cover, partially covering the sensing unit;
wherein the at least one operating parameter adjusting element is disposed on one side of the sensing unit and the at least one sensor is disposed on the opposite side of the sensing unit; wherein the sensing unit is rotatable against a central axis of the control module through a rotatable structure;
wherein the cover is designed with an opening in the front facing a detection space, wherein when the sensing unit is rotated to a first angle position the at least one sensor is moved to locate in the opening to expose to the detection space, wherein when the sensing unit is rotated to a second angle position, the at least one operating parameter adjusting element is moved to locate in the opening and is exposed to being conveniently adjusted.

US Pat. No. 10,425,957

METHOD FOR MULTI-USER SCHEDULING IN MIMO SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method for multi-user scheduling in a MIMO system, the method comprising:receiving, by a base station, precoding matrix indicators (PMIs), and channel quality indicators (CQIs) of first codewords and second codewords, wherein the PMIs and the CQIs are fed back by N user equipments (UEs), and wherein N is a positive integer greater than or equal to 1;
dividing, by the base station, the N UEs into M pairing groups according to the PMIs fed back by the N UEs, wherein the PMIs of all UEs in the same pairing group are the same, and M is a positive integer greater than or equal to 1;
for each pairing group, computing, by the base station, a scheduling priority of a first codeword of each UE in each pairing group according to the CQIs of the first codewords of all UEs in each pairing group, and computing a scheduling priority of a second codeword of each UE in each pairing group according to the CQIs of the second codewords of all the UEs in the pairing group;
determining, by the base station, a user pairing combination of each pairing group according to scheduling priorities of the first codewords of all the UEs in each pairing group and scheduling priorities of the second codewords of all the UEs in each pairing group, wherein the user pairing combination comprises two UEs;
determining, by the base station, an optimal user pairing combination according to the scheduling priorities of the first codewords of UEs in M user pairing combinations of the M pairing groups and the scheduling priorities of the second codewords of the UEs in the M user pairing combinations of the M pairing groups, wherein two UEs in the optimal user pairing combination are different; and
scheduling, by the base station, the two UEs in the optimal user pairing combination simultaneously.

US Pat. No. 10,426,001

PROCESSING SYSTEM FOR ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE TREATMENT OF A SUBSTRATE AT MICROWAVE FREQUENCIES

Tokyo Electron Limited, ...

1. A processing system for electromagnetic (EM) wave treatment of a substrate, comprising:a process chamber configured to define a process space to house a substrate for exposure of a surface of the substrate to a travelling EM wave, the process chamber having an input port and an output port;
a substrate holder positioned in the process space configured to hold a substrate and directly expose the substrate to the process space;
an EM wave launcher system coupled to the input port and including an EM wave transmission antenna and a transmission waveguide and being configured to launch the travelling EM wave from the transmission waveguide directly into the input port of the process chamber and directly into the process space for the travelling EM wave to directly engage the substrate on the substrate holder and propagate in a direction substantially parallel to the surface of the substrate, wherein the transmission antenna includes an output end coupled to the transmission waveguide and the transmission waveguide is coupled directly to the input port of the process chamber;
a power coupling system configured to supply EM energy to the EM wave transmission antenna to generate the travelling EM wave at a prescribed output power and in a prescribed EM wave mode during treatment of the substrate, wherein the power coupling system is coupled to an input end of the transmission antenna; and
an EM wave absorbing load system coupled to the output port and including an EM wave receiving antenna, an EM wave absorbing load and a receiving waveguide, wherein the EM wave receiving antenna includes an input end that is coupled to the receiving waveguide and the receiving waveguide is coupled directly to the output port of the process chamber;
the EM wave absorbing load system being configured to:
substantially absorb all of the travelling EM wave launched by the EM wave launcher system after propagation through the process chamber and propagation directly into the receiving waveguide so the EM wave is absorbed by the EM wave absorbing load for effectively removing the EM wave from the process chamber; and
minimize the reflections of the travelling EM wave back into the process chamber due to the substantial absorption of the travelling EM wave by the EM wave absorbing load.

US Pat. No. 10,425,972

COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE, AN ACCESS POINT AND METHODS THEREIN FOR ACCESSING A RESOURCE UNIT

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method performed by a communications device for accessing a Resource Unit, RU, wherein the communications device and an Access Point, AP, are operating in a wireless communications network, and wherein the method comprises:making a determination whether to start an access attempt within a time interval or instead to start the access attempt outside the time interval, wherein the time interval is known to both the communications device and the Access Point;
when the determination has been made to start the access attempt within the time interval, randomly selecting a counter value from a first range given by zero and a first Contention-Window OFDMA, CWO, value CWO1;
when the determination has been made to start the access attempt outside the time interval, randomly selecting the counter value from a second range given by zero and a second CWO value CWO2, wherein the second CWO value CWO2 is larger than the first CWO value CWO1;
performing a contention procedure using the selected counter value, wherein a Resource Unit, RU, is accessed in dependence of the performed contention procedure.

US Pat. No. 10,426,056

MODULAR CAGE ENCLOSURE SYSTEM

EQUINIX, Inc., Redwood C...

1. A method comprising:installing, within a data center, a customer cage enclosure having first dimensions, the customer cage enclosure comprising:
a plurality of posts; and
a plurality of cage panels, wherein each of the cage panels is removably coupled to one or more of the plurality of posts, wherein a nominal width of each of the cage panels is congruent based on a modulus, wherein an actual width of each of the cage panels is equal to a difference between the nominal width of the cage panel and the width of one of the plurality of posts, and wherein any combination of a subset of the plurality of cage panels coupled in a common orientation to a subset of the plurality of posts has a combined width, between respective centers of end posts of the subset of the plurality of posts, that is congruent based on the modulus,
wherein installing comprises arranging one or more of the plurality of cage panels and two or more of the plurality of posts to form a perimeter partition of the customer cage enclosure; and
reconfiguring a portion of the perimeter partition of the customer cage enclosure by replacing at least a first cage panel of the plurality of cage panels in the perimeter partition with at least a second cage panel of the plurality of cage panels, the first cage panel having a first nominal width and the second cage panel having a second nominal width different than the first nominal width.

US Pat. No. 10,426,066

ELECTRICAL MEMBER WITH AN ELECTROMAGNETIC SHIELDING, METHOD OF PRODUCING AN ELECTRICAL MEMBER WITH AN ELECTROMAGNETIC SHIELDING

TE Connectivity Germany G...

1. An electrical member, comprising:a housing formed of an insulative material and having a first component of a first material and a second component of a second material, the first component has an activatable material; and
an electromagnetic shielding formed at least in sections by an electrically conductive coating disposed directly on an exterior surface of the housing, the first component is at least partially coated with the electrically conductive coating and the second component is uncoated, the electrically conductive coating is coated on a portion of the activatable material that is activated and a portion of the activatable material that is not activated is uncoated.

US Pat. No. 10,425,915

RESOURCE POOL ACCESS FOR DEVICE TO DEVICE COMMUNICATIONS

Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, ...

3. A method in a user equipment, the method comprising:receiving broadcast information from a base station, the broadcast information including information indicating a set of plural pools of resources used for transmission, each of the plural pools of resources comprising time-frequency resources;
selecting a pool of resources from the set of plural pools of resources; and
transmitting a sidelink direct transmission data using the selected pool of resources,
wherein the selection comprises:
(i) in a case where the broadcast information includes information on a priority(s) associated with the set of plural pools of resources, selecting the pool of resources from the set of plural pools of resources based on the associated priority; and
(ii) in a case where the broadcast information does not include information on the associated priority, selecting the pool of resources from the set of plural pools of resources based on an instruction from an upper layer.

US Pat. No. 10,426,049

ELECTRICAL ENCLOSURE INCLUDING A SELECTIVELY CLOSEABLE VENTILATION OPENING AND METHOD

ABB Schweiz AG, Baden (C...

1. An electrical enclosure including a plurality of walls, the electrical enclosure comprising:at least one compartment defined, at least in part, by the plurality of walls;
at least one ventilation opening formed in a first wall of the plurality of walls, the ventilation opening providing a flow path from the at least one compartment; and
at least one closure provided on the first wall at the at least one ventilation opening, the at least one closure including a first end, a second end, and an intermediate portion extending between the first end and the second end, the first end being pivotally mounted to the first wall, the at least one closure being responsive to a pressure wave event to pivot at the first end to move the second end toward the first wall to selectively close the at least one ventilation opening, and responsive to gravity to pivot at the first end to move the second end away from the first wall to re-open the at least one ventilation opening after the pressure wave event solely due to gravity acting on the at least one closure.

US Pat. No. 10,426,027

CERAMIC MULTILAYER SUBSTRATE

MURATA MANUFACTURING CO.,...

1. A ceramic multilayer substrate comprising:a ceramic insulator layer which includes a first layer, a second layer, and a third layer and in which the first layer is interposed between the second layer and the third layer, and the third layer is an outermost layer of the ceramic multilayer substrate:
inner pattern conductors disposed inside the ceramic multilayer substrate; first outer conductors disposed on a first outer surface of the ceramic multilayer substrate;
second outer conductors disposed on a second outer surface of the ceramic multilayer substrate, the second outer surface is an opposite surface to the first outer surface, wherein the ceramic insulator layer is interposed at least one of (1) between a first Inner pattern conductor of the inner pattern conductors and a first outer conductor of the first outer conductors and (2) between a first inner pattern conductor and a second inner pattern conductor of the inner pattern conductors,
the first inner pattern conductor is disposed on the second layer,
a sintering shrinkage start temperatures of the second layer alone and the third layer alone in a green sheet state are higher than or equal to a sintering shrinkage stop temperature of the first layer alone in a green sheet state,
a thickness of the ceramic insulator layer is 5.0 um to 55.7 um,
a ratio of a total of a thickness of the second layer and a thickness of the third layer to a thickness of the first layer is 0.25 to 1.11, and
the first outer conductors are connected to either of (1) one of the inner pattern conductors except for the first inner pattern conductor or (2) one of the second outer conductors with a via conductor; wherein the first layer is a ceramic layer containing a celsian-type compound containing Ba, Si, and Ai, and the second layer and the third layer are ceramic layers that are mixtures of Al2O3 or ZrO2 and borosilicate.

US Pat. No. 10,426,023

SYSTEMATIC COUPLING BALANCE SCHEME TO ENHANCE AMPLITUDE AND PHASE MATCHING FOR LONG-TRAVELING MULTI-PHASE SIGNALS

The Regents of the Univer...

1. A system that implements a coupling balance scheme for differential signals, comprising:a set of 2N signal lines carrying N differential signal pairs, wherein signal lines in the set of 2N signal lines run parallel to each other in a planar layout;
wherein the set of 2N signal lines is organized into a set of consecutive sequences, wherein each sequence includes a pattern of twists that switch signal positions for each differential pair to cancel coupling effects with respect to other signal lines; and
wherein the set of 2N signal lines contains four adjacent signal lines, including a first signal line, a second signal line, a third signal line and a fourth signal line, which carry differential signals D1P, D1N, D2P and D2N, respectively, wherein within a given sequence, a pattern of twists is defined so that:
at a first location, the first and second signal lines twist,
at a second location, the first and second signal lines twist, and the third and fourth signal lines twist,
at a third location, the first and second signal lines twist,
at a fourth location, the third and fourth signal lines twist,
at a fifth location, the first and second signal lines twist, and the third and fourth signal lines twist, and
at a sixth location, the third and fourth signal lines twist.

US Pat. No. 10,425,979

METHOD, APPARATUS, CELLULAR NETWORK BASE STATION AND COMPUTER PROGRAM TO ENABLE REMOTE MAINTENANCE

NOKIA SOLUTIONS AND NETWO...

1. An apparatus including:at least one processor configured to:
detect a failure with a first cellular network base station;
request, from a location server, a set of mobile communication devices being able to communicate with the first cellular network base station and one or more cellular network base stations being adjacent to the first cellular network base station;
select a mobile communication device from the set; and
establish an out of band communication channel with the first cellular network base station via a second cellular network base station being adjacent to the first cellular network base station and the mobile communication device, to enable remote maintenance of the first cellular network base via the established out of band communication channel.

US Pat. No. 10,426,064

MODULAR DATA CENTER

BASELAYER TECHNOLOGY, LLC...

1. An air module comprising:a controller;
an air intake module housed in a building having at least one exterior wall and comprising a return air intake damper fluidly coupled to receive return air from within the building as a first air source and an outside intake damper fluidly coupled to receive outside air through the at least one exterior wall from outside of the building as a second air source;
a first cooling module in fluid communication with the air intake module, the first cooling module comprising one or more evaporative cooling stages;
a second cooling module in fluid communication with the first cooling module, the second cooling module comprising a fluid-based heat exchanger; and
wherein the controller is configured to:
cause the air intake module to mix, based on at least a supply air temperature set point, the first air and the second air to form intake air, and
selectively cool the intake air to form supply air by at least one of causing the first cooling module to selectively cool, based on at least the supply air temperature set point, the intake air, and causing the second cooling module to selectively cool the intake air based on at least the supply air temperature set point.

US Pat. No. 10,423,774

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ESTABLISHING SECURE COMMUNICATION CHANNELS BETWEEN VIRTUAL MACHINES

PARALLELS INTERNATIONAL G...

1. A method for establishing a secure communication channel between at least two virtual machines, comprising:generating, by a first virtual machine, an encryption key compatible with a symmetric encryption algorithm and storing the encryption key in a memory of the first virtual machine;
generating a second virtual machine by performing a virtual machine forking operation on the first virtual machine, wherein a memory of the generated second virtual machine contains the encryption key, and wherein the virtual machine forking operation comprises:
generating, by the first virtual machine, a unique identifier associated with the first virtual machine;
communicating, by the first virtual machine, a request to a virtual machine manager to generate the second virtual machine by cloning the first virtual machine; and
assigning, by the virtual machine manager, parent or clone status to the at least two virtual machines;
receiving, by one of the at least two virtual machines, a communication transmitted by another of the at least two virtual machines, wherein the communication comprises data encrypted using the encryption key; and
decrypting the data, by the recipient virtual machine, using the encryption key.

US Pat. No. 10,426,063

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR COOLING AN INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM

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

1. A computer implemented method for cooling an information handling system (IHS), the method comprising:detecting, via a thermal control system, at least one pressure reading, at least one temperature reading, and at least one current cooling device setting for at least one active cooling device in each of at least two cooling zones of the IHS, the at least one pressure reading including an internal pressure reading within the IHS;
retrieving, from a non-volatile (NV) memory, at least one pressure set point corresponding to a first cooling zone in which a pressure sensor provides a pressure reading of the at least one pressure reading;
calculating at least one pressure error value based on the pressure reading and the corresponding pressure set point;
retrieving, from the non-volatile (NV) memory, at least one temperature set point corresponding to the first cooling zone in which a temperature sensor provides a temperature reading of the at least one temperature reading;
calculating at least one temperature error value based on the temperature reading and the corresponding temperature set point;
calculating, using a fan control algorithm, at least one new cooling device setting based on both the at least one pressure reading within the IHS and the at least one temperature reading, wherein said calculating the new cooling device setting is performed based on the calculated at least one pressure error value and the calculated at least one temperature error value, the at least one cooling device comprising one or more fans that are positioned to cool one or more components of the IHS during operation of the IHS and which are communicatively coupled to and controlled by a cooling controller to cool the IHS, the new cooling device setting comprising fan speeds of each of the one or more fans;
determining if the at least one new cooling device setting associated with one or more cooling devices of the IHS is different from a current cooling device setting of the one or more cooling devices, the current cooling device setting received from the cooling device and stored in the NV memory and comprising current fan speeds of each respective cooling device; and
in response to at least one of the new cooling device setting being different from the current cooling device setting for a corresponding cooling device, triggering one or more corresponding cooling devices in the first cooling zone within the IHS to adjust its current cooling device setting to the new cooling device setting corresponding to the respective cooling device that is affected within the corresponding first cooling zone.

US Pat. No. 10,426,053

SOFTWARE-CONFIGURABLE MULTI-FUNCTION RF MODULE

Raytheon Company, Waltha...

1. A system, comprising:a first radio frequency cell;
a second radio frequency cell;
a third radio frequency cell; and
a fourth radio frequency cell;
one of the radio frequency cells comprising:
an input switch;
an output switch;
a first element, the first element being a member of a first functional group;
a second element, the second element being a member of a second functional group; and
a third element, the third element being a member of a third functional group,
the input switch and the output switch of each of the radio frequency cells being configured, depending on their respective settings, to cause a radio frequency signal path from an input of the radio frequency cell to an output of the radio frequency cell to include one of the first element, the second element, and the third element,
each of the first functional group, the second functional group, and the third functional group, being a different group selected from the set consisting of: filters, amplifiers, mixers, frequency multipliers, attenuators, and through paths,
the input switch comprising a switch with at least three throws, and
the output switch comprising a switch with at least three throws,
the first radio frequency cell, the second radio frequency cell, the third radio frequency cell, and the fourth radio frequency cell being connected in a cascade,
wherein:
the first element of the first radio frequency cell is a bandpass filter,
the second element of the first radio frequency cell is an attenuator,
the third element of the first radio frequency cell is a through path, and
the first radio frequency cell further comprises:
a fourth element, the fourth element being an amplifier; and
a fifth element, the fifth element being a mixer, and
the input switch and the output switch of the first radio frequency cell are further configured, depending on their respective settings, to cause the radio frequency signal path from the input of the radio frequency cell to the output of the radio frequency cell to include one of the fourth element, and the fifth element,
the system further comprising:
a field programmable gate array connected to, and configured to control, the input switch and the output switch of each of the radio frequency cells; and
one or more power detectors each connected to:
a respective output of one or more of the radio frequency cells, and
the field programmable gate array,
wherein the field programmable gate array is configured to detect failure of an element of the radio frequency cells, and, in response to detecting a failed element, to control the input switch and the output switch of the radio frequency cell including the failed element to cause the radio frequency signal path from the input of the radio frequency cell to the output of the radio frequency cell to bypass the failed element.

US Pat. No. 10,425,908

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR ENABLING SPONTANEOUS LOCATION DETERMINATION IN A SCHEDULED WIRELESS COMMUNICATION ENVIRONMENT

Marvell World Trade Ltd.,...

1. A wireless communication access point device comprising:a microprocessor;
a non-transitory storage media having stored thereon computer-executable instructions that, responsive to execution by the microprocessor, cause the microprocessor to:
assign a scheduled automatic power save delivery (S-APSD) communication period to a second wireless communication device in which the second wireless communication device is scheduled to wake up to communicate with the wireless communication access point device during the S-APSD communication period;
a transceiver configured to receive, from a first wireless communication device, a request to participate in a location determination procedure that is to occur at least partially during the S-APSD communication period that is assigned to the second wireless communication device, the first wireless communication device not being associated with the wireless communication access point device and therefore not having an assigned S-APSD communication period from the wireless communication access point device, and the request to participate in the location determination procedure comprising a fine timing measurement (FTM) request frame; and
a multiple recipient communication system configured to:
generate a multiple recipient frame that encapsulates (i) data that is destined for the second wireless communication device and (ii) a response to the request to participate in the location determination procedure, wherein the response is destined for the first wireless communication device; and
transmit the multiple recipient frame for receipt by the first and second wireless communication devices.

US Pat. No. 10,426,047

WIRING MEMBER CONNECTION STRUCTURE

Yazaki Corporation, Mina...

1. A wiring member connection structure comprising:a flat wiring member formed by covering an outer circumference of a belt-like flat conductor with an insulating coating;
a bolt that is erect and bonded perpendicularly to a conductor flat surface of the flat conductor exposed at an intermediate position of the flat wiring member where the coating is removed;
a circuit board that has a connector conductively connected to the bolt through a circuit conductor and that is fastened and fixed to the bolt penetrating the circuit board; and
a casing that has a casing bottom wall including a bolt insertion hole through which the bolt is inserted to penetrate the circuit board, and that covers the circuit board so as to expose a connector fitting portion of the connector to the outside.

US Pat. No. 10,425,903

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MITIGATING INTERFERENCE

ISCO International, LLC, ...

1. A method, comprising:combining, by a system including a processor, a first signal in a first frequency band and a second signal in a second frequency band to generate a combined signal;
mitigating, by the system, interference associated with the combined signal, wherein the mitigating the interference comprises:
time averaging, by the system, at least a portion of power levels in the combined signal to generate an average power level, wherein the first signal, the second signal, or both have associated therewith one or more control channels that are excluded from the time averaging, and wherein the time averaging comprises a rolling average;
determining, by the system, a threshold according to the average power level;
detecting, by the system, an interference signal in the combined signal according to the threshold; and
generating, by the system, an updated combined signal to reduce the interference signal;
up-converting, by the system, a first portion of the updated combined signal associated with the first signal to generate a first restored signal; and
up-converting, by the system, a second portion of the updated combined signal associated with the second signal to generate a second restored signal,
wherein the first signal is a first down-converted signal,
wherein the second signal is a second down-converted signal,
wherein the first frequency band and the second frequency band are separated from one another by a spectral gap, and
wherein the first frequency band and the second frequency band are associated with a same carrier frequency.

US Pat. No. 10,422,503

ONE-PIECE MULTI-LENS OPTICAL MEMBER AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE

IDEAL Industries Lighting...

1. An LED light fixture comprising:a heat-sink structure having a mounting surface supporting a circuit board with a plurality of spaced apart LED light sources on the circuit board; and
a one-piece optical member over the circuit board and having a carrier portion and a plurality of lenses each with an outward lens flange surrounding a light-transmitting portion which is formed by a plurality of layers and has an asymmetric inner surface defining a pair of cavities with at least one of the plurality of layers at least partially extending between the pair of cavities, a portion of the inner-surface which defines one of the cavities is at least partially formed by another of the plurality of layers which is bonded to the at least one layer extending between the pair of cavities, the carrier portion at least partially overlapping the outward flange of each of the lenses.

US Pat. No. 10,425,978

METHOD AND APPARATUS OF SUPPORTING WIRELESS FEMTOCELL COMMUNICATIONS

TANGO NETWORKS, INC., Ri...

1. A method, comprising:identifying via an enterprise gateway server a call routing policy for routing an incoming call over at least one of an enterprise network and a wireless network;
performing a call routing policy decision via the enterprise gateway server by validating one or more call routing conditions which determine whether the call should be routed over the enterprise network or the wireless network;
requesting a temporary routing number from a servicing mobile switching center;
determining via the enterprise gateway server, the temporary routing number is associated with a femtocell; and
transmitting, via the enterprise gateway server, a call routing instruction to the femtocell to route the incoming call to its destination over the wireless network based on the call routing policy decision.

US Pat. No. 10,426,020

DROPLET GENERATOR STEERING SYSTEM

ASML NETHERLANDS B.V., V...

1. Apparatus comprising:a source adapted to produce a target of a material in a liquid state;
a laser adapted to irradiate said target to change a state of the material from said liquid state to a plasma state to produce EUV light in an irradiation region;
an optical system adapted to convey said EUV light from said irradiation region to a workpiece;
said source comprising
a target generator and
a target generator steering system mechanically coupled to the target generator, the target generator steering system including a first member adapted to be fixed relative to said irradiation region, and a second member adapted to receive the target generator and adapted to be movable with respect to said irradiation region; and
a coupling system mechanically coupling the first member to the second member, wherein the coupling system comprises at least one flexure, said first member being substantially plate-shaped, and wherein said second member is substantially plate shaped and substantially parallel to said first member in a neutral position.

US Pat. No. 10,425,971

COLLISION REDUCTION IN CONTENTION-BASED ACCESS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication by a user equipment (UE), the method comprising:receiving, from a network, an indication to include at least two reference signals in a contention-based procedure;
determining the at least two reference signals from at least a first pool associated with available reference signals; and
transmitting an initial contention-based signal that includes the at least two reference signals and a payload, wherein the payload can be demodulated based on a first reference signal of the at least two reference signals and can be demodulated based on a second reference signal of the at least two reference signal.

US Pat. No. 10,425,954

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR COMMUNICATION LINK PREDICTION IN DISTRIBUTED ROBOTIC NETWORKS

Tata Consultancy Services...

1. A method for establishing communication in a distributed robotic network, said method comprising:transmitting a beacon signal by a robot from a plurality of robots in the distributed robotic network, wherein the distributed robotic network comprises a cloud network, a plurality of fog nodes, and the plurality of robots, wherein the distributed robotic network is dynamic in nature and the plurality of robots move around and change their location, and each fog node is configured to communicate with the plurality of robots in its own transmission range forming a cluster of robots, wherein forming the cluster is dynamic as the plurality of robots are mobile thereby moving in or out of the transmission range of the fog node, wherein the fog node is a static node deployed in an area intended to establish communication between the plurality of robots and the cloud network;
collecting a response to the beacon signal, from at least one node of the distributed robotic network, by the robot, wherein the at least one node is a fog node or a robot;
dynamically determining a link quality with the at least one node from which the response was collected, by the robot, wherein the link quality is measured in terms of a Received Signal Strength Indicator (RSSI) with the at least one node, and wherein using the RSSI, signal power received by a robot ‘j’ transmitted by a robot ‘i’ is measured as:

 where P0 is received power (in dBm) at a reference distance d0 from a fog node or a robot within the cluster, np is the path loss exponent, wherein Path length Di,jc among robots i and j for communication range is given as:

selecting the at least one node if the at least one node satisfies at least one requirement in terms of link quality, based on the determined link quality of the at least one node, by the robot;
establishing communication with the selected at least one node, by the robot; and
establishing data transmission with the cloud network of the distributed robotic network, through the selected at least one node, by the robot.

US Pat. No. 10,425,913

AUTOMATED EQUIPMENT CHARACTERIZATION FROM WIRELESS NETWORK DATA

Netscout Systems Texas, L...

1. A computer system for detecting a faulty behavior of a user equipment (UE) in a telecommunication network, the computer system comprising one or more processors, one or more computer-readable storage devices, and a plurality of program instructions stored on at least one of the one or more storage devices for execution by at least one of the one or more processors, the plurality of program instructions comprising:program instructions to receive and correlate Protocol Data Units (PDU) and data packets from a Radio Access Network (RAN) and network interfaces to determine a trouble report associated with the first UE, wherein the received trouble report includes information uniquely identifying the first UE and includes indications of trouble affecting the first UE;
program instructions to establish one or more geographic locations for each communication session associated with the first UE for a predetermined period of time based on the received trouble report;
program instructions to compare one or more performance metrics associated with the first UE with one or more performance metrics associated with a plurality of UEs, wherein each of the plurality of UEs handled one or more communication sessions at the established one or more geographic locations during the predetermined period of time;
program instructions to characterize the first UE as defective responsive to a determination that the one or more performance metrics associated with the first UE indicate poor performance while the one or more performance metrics associated with the plurality of UEs fall within a pre-defined range of normal operation of UEs or characterize the first UE as unimpaired and characterize the trouble affecting the first UE as a network trouble responsive to a determination that the one or more performance metrics associated with the first UE and the one or more performance metrics associated with the plurality of UEs indicate poor performance; and
program instructions to apply iterative root cause analysis of a knowledge model having a plurality of inference rules to provide a corrective action to resolve the trouble affecting the first UE.

US Pat. No. 10,426,003

LED TUBE LAMP

JIAZING SUPER LIGHTING EL...

1. An LED tube lamp, comprising:a tube having two ends;
two end caps respectively at the ends of the tube, each of the end caps comprising:
a lateral wall substantially coaxial with the tube;
an end wall substantially perpendicular to an axial direction of the lateral wall; and
at least one opening penetrating through the end wall, wherein an axial direction of the at least one opening is substantially parallel with an axial direction of the lateral wall;
a power supply in one or both of the end caps;
an LED light strip in the tube; and
a plurality of LED light sources on the LED light strip, the LED light sources electrically connected to the power supply via the LED light strip;
wherein an end wall radius “r” is defined as the shortest distance between the center of the end wall and the periphery of the end wall, a distance “L” is defined as the shortest distance between the center of the end wall and the opening in the radial direction of the end cap, and the distance “L” is a ratio from 2/5 to 4/5 of the end wall radius “r”.

US Pat. No. 10,425,950

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR MITIGATING INTERFERENCE IN COLLOCATED TRANSCEIVERS

Intel IP Corporation, Sa...

1. A method for mitigating interference of a first radio signal received by a first transceiver of a first radio access technology (RAT) due to transmission of a second radio signal by a second transceiver of a second RAT, wherein the first transceiver and the second transceiver are physically collocated on a same device, the method comprising:pre-setting a power of the second radio signal based on a throughput performance requirement for the first radio signal before a continuous transmission of the second radio signal, wherein the throughput performance requirement depends on at least one of the configuration parameters: RSRP, block error rate (BLER) and MCS for the first radio signal;
tuning the power of the second radio signal during transmission of the second radio signal based on estimating the interference of the first radio signal;
monitoring the at least one of the configuration parameters RSRP, BLER and MCS by the second transceiver before pre-setting the power of the second radio signal; and
determining the throughput performance requirement based on the at least one monitored configuration parameter.

US Pat. No. 10,424,926

METHOD FOR CONTROLLING AN ELECTRIC POWER DISTRIBUTION MICRO-GRID

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

1. A method for controlling an electric power distribution micro-grid, said micro-grid comprising: an electric coupling node-(POC), at which said micro-grid is electrically connectable with or disconnectable from an electric power distribution main grid; one or more electric loads (DL1, . . . , DLN, UL1, . . . , ULM), each consuming a corresponding amount of electric power provided by said micro-grid, said electric loads including one or more disconnectable loads (DL1, . . . , DLN) electrically disconnectable from said micro-grid; an electric power source (GEN)-including one or more electric power generators; wherein said method is executable in response to an electric disconnection of said micro-grid from said main grid at said electric coupling node on a disconnection instant;said method comprises the following steps:
determining whether the disconnection of said micro-grid from said main grid is due to a fault in said main grid;
if the disconnection of said micro-grid from said main grid is not due to a fault in said main grid and said micro-grid was absorbing active electric power from said main grid on said disconnection instant (ts), executing a load shedding procedure to disconnect in a selective manner one or more disconnectable loads (DL1, . . . , DLN)—from said micro-grid;
if the disconnection of said micro-grid from said main grid is due to a fault in said main grid, determining whether a drop of a frequency of said micro-grid is in progress following the disconnection of said micro-grid;
if a drop of frequency is in progress following the disconnection of said micro-grid from said main grid, executing said load shedding procedure;
wherein said load shedding procedure comprises the following steps:
calculating a power disconnection value (?PL) indicative of an amount of electric power, which is no more available for the electric loads (DL1, . . . , DLN, UL1, . . . , ULM) of said micro-grid following the disconnection of said micro-grid from said main grid;
calculating a power shedding target value (?PLST) indicative of a target amount of electric power consumed by said electric loads (DL1, . . . , DLN, UL1, . . . , ULM), which has to be shed;
calculating an electric power consumption map (M), in which a cumulative amount (?PLS) of electric power consumed by said disconnectable loads (DL1, . . . , DLN) is expressed as a function of a priority level assigned to said disconnectable loads;
determining by means of said electric power consumption map (M) a power shedding minimum value (?PLS_MIN) indicative of a minimum amount of electric power consumed by said disconnectable loads (DL1, . . . , DLN), which has to be shedded to obtain said power shedding target value (?PLST), said power shedding minimum value corresponding to a shedding priority value (is) in said electric power consumption map (M);
providing first control signals (CON1) to electrically disconnect the disconnectable loads (DL1, . . . , DLN) assigned with a priority level (i)-lower or equal than said shedding priority value (is).

US Pat. No. 10,426,057

INTEGRATED COOLING IN AUTOMATED TAPE LIBRARIES

International Business Ma...

1. A system, comprising:a first frame of an automated tape library, wherein an interior of the first frame includes one or more tape drives, an area for storing tape cartridges, and an accessor channel;
a second frame of the automated tape library, wherein an interior of the second frame includes one or more tape drives, an area for storing tape cartridges, and a second accessor channel; and
a first air conditioning unit coupled to the first frame,
wherein the first air conditioning unit is configured such that a cooling capacity of the first air conditioning unit is able to cool the interior of the first frame in addition to an interior of the second frame,
wherein one or more fans of the one or more tape drives in the first frame are configured to generate air flow within the interior of the first frame,
wherein one or more fans of the one or more tape drives in the second frame are configured to generate air flow within the interior of the second frame,
wherein the first air conditioning unit is coupled to an upper surface of the first frame,
wherein a first subset of the generated air flow is a unidirectional air flow within the interior of the first frame which circulates from the first air conditioning unit, to the interior of the first frame, and back to the first air conditioning unit during operation of the first air conditioning unit,
wherein a second subset of the generated air flow is a unidirectional air flow within the interior of the first and second frames which circulates from the first air conditioning unit, to the interior of the first frame, to the interior of the second frame, and back to the first air conditioning unit during operation of the first air conditioning unit,
wherein the first air conditioning unit is able to reduce relative humidity.

US Pat. No. 10,425,993

CARBON NANOTUBE YARN HEATER

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A heating element comprising:a bottom layer;
a web consisting of a carbon nanotube (CNT) yarn, wherein the web is affixed to a first side of the bottom layer, wherein portions of the CNT yarn of the web overlap to modify electrical resistivity compare to portions with no overlap; and
an encapsulating layer positioned on the web and the first side of the bottom layer.

US Pat. No. 10,424,144

METHOD FOR DEACTIVATING LOCKING OF AT LEAST ONE DOOR OF A HOUSING

Deutsche Post AG, Bonn (...

1. A method for deactivating locking of at least one door of a receiving apparatus, the method comprising:causing unlocking of the at least one door,
capturing opening of the at least one door,
measuring time since at least one event captured by an access control apparatus of the receiving apparatus took place, and
if the at least one door is opened and the measured time exceeds a predetermined time threshold value, causing deactivating of locking of the at least one door in such a manner that the at least one door is not lockable.

US Pat. No. 10,422,403

DAMPER ASSEMBLY

Oshkosh Defense, LLC, Os...

1. A damper assembly, comprising:an outer cylinder;
an inner cylinder positioned at least partially within the outer cylinder;
a cap coupled to the inner cylinder;
a plunger positioned at least partially within the inner cylinder and coupled to a rod, the rod positioned at least partially within the inner cylinder, the rod having an outer dimension that is smaller than an inner dimension of the inner cylinder, wherein the cap, the plunger, and an interior of the inner cylinder at least partially define a first chamber;
an aperture extending through the rod, allowing fluid to pass into and out of the first chamber;
an annular piston coupled to the inner cylinder, wherein the annular piston extends between the inner cylinder and the outer cylinder, and wherein the annular piston, an exterior surface of the inner cylinder, and the outer cylinder at least partially define a second chamber; and
a valve assembly in fluid communication with the first chamber and the second chamber;
wherein the plunger is configured to move relative to the inner cylinder,
wherein the annular piston is configured to move relative to the outer cylinder.

US Pat. No. 10,426,019

LIGHTING DEVICE THAT CONTROLS LIGHT EMISSION, METHOD OF CONTROLLING SAME, AND STORAGE MEDIUM

CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. A lighting device that is capable of using a plurality of types of batteries attached thereto, and includes a light emission section to which electric power is supplied from a battery attached thereto,the lighting device comprising at least one processor that functions, according to one or more programs in a memory, as units comprising:
a light emission control unit configured to control light emission from the light emission section; and
an acquisition unit configured to acquire information on the battery, including information on a temperature of the attached battery,
wherein the light emission control unit determines a parameter for use in limiting light emission from the light emission section based on a result of acquisition of the information on the battery by the acquisition unit.

US Pat. No. 10,426,008

AC DIRECT DRIVE SYSTEM FOR LIGHT EMITTING DIODES WITH ULTRA-LOW FLICKER, LOW HARMONIC DISTORTION, DIMMING COMPATIBILITY AND POWER LINE REGULATION

Exar Corporation, Fremon...

1. A light emitting diode (LED) direct drive system, comprising:a power supply configured to convert alternating current (AC) power to input power comprising input voltage and input current; and
a drive circuit comprising:
a first current controlling device;
an LED driver module that comprises one or more LEDs and a second current controlling device; and
an optocoupler, wherein the first current controlling device is configured to communicate a first signal to the second current controlling device via the optocoupler, and
wherein the power supply is configured to provide the input voltage and the input current to the drive circuit.

US Pat. No. 10,422,939

WAVEGUIDE HAVING UNIDRECTIONAL ILLUMINANCE

IDEAL INDUSTRIES LIGHTING...

1. A display lighting element for viewing of an object disposed therein, comprising:a luminaire comprising:
a transparent optical waveguide comprising a primary light-emitting surface and a secondary surface opposite the primary light-emitting surface;
a light source coupled to the transparent optical waveguide; and
a plurality of light extraction features disposed on the primary light-emitting surface; and
wherein the plurality of light extraction features comprises a first portion adjacent to the primary light-emitting surface and a second portion distal from the primary light-emitting surface, wherein the first portion comprises a truncated hemispherical shape in cross section and the second portion comprises one of a truncated conical shape and a cylindrical shape in cross section such that the plurality of light extraction features develop a directional illumination distribution through the primary light-emitting surface in a direction away from the secondary surface onto the object displayed,
a display case comprising a housing wherefrom the display lighting element is suspended;
wherein the object is viewable through the secondary surface and the primary light-emitting surface by a direct line-of-sight.

US Pat. No. 10,421,694

NANO ENERGETIC MATERIAL COMPOSITE HAVING EXPLOSION CHARACTERISTICS THROUGH OPTICAL IGNITION, AND PREPARATION METHOD THEREFOR

Pusan National University...

1. A nano-energetic material (nEM) composite having an explosion characteristic by optical ignition, the nEM composite comprising:nEM composite powder; and
black powder (BP) mixed with the nEM composite powder and used as a mediator for initial ignition
wherein the BP of the mixed BP and nEMs composite powder is ignited by a laser pointer beam while the nEM is not directly ignited by the laser pointer beam during the initial ignition,
wherein ignition heat from the initial ignition causes the nEM to be continuously ignited and consecutively exploded,
wherein a mass ratio of the mixed BP and the nEM composite powder is BP:nEM=2.3:7.7,
wherein the BP is used as the mediator for the initial ignition under a condition of a laser pointer having a power of <1,500 mW/mm2,
wherein a minimum energy per unit area of the laser pointer beam is 400 mW/mm2 or more for combustion of the mixed BP and nEMs composite powder.

US Pat. No. 10,424,296

METHODS AND VEHICLES FOR PROCESSING VOICE COMMANDS AND MODERATING VEHICLE RESPONSE

Emerging Automotive, LLC,...

1. A method for processing voice inputs at a vehicle, comprising,determining a profile for a user of the vehicle using electronics of the vehicle, the profile being part of a user account, the vehicle provided with wireless communication circuitry for accessing a server over a network for exchanging information regarding the vehicle, use of the vehicle and use of the profile;
receiving via a microphone of the vehicle a voice input provided by the user of the vehicle, the electronics of the vehicle processing the voice input to enable a two-way conversation exchange between the user and the vehicle that is responsive to the voice input;
accessing, by electronics of the vehicle, data for learned behavior over time of the user, the learned behavior being associated to the profile for the user;
processing the voice input to identify a type of command, the type of command being one of an instruction to make a change to a setting associated with the vehicle or a request for interfacing with a remote service over the network;
identifying a vehicle response for implementing the type of command identified for the voice input; and
processing, by the electronics of the vehicle, the vehicle response, the vehicle response being modified based at least in part on the learned behavior of the user, such that the vehicle response being modified customizes the vehicle response for the user.

US Pat. No. 10,423,133

CONFIGURING A LOAD CONTROL SYSTEM

Lutron Technology Company...

1. A method of configuring a load control system using a graphical user interface, the method comprising:displaying by at least one processor a first panel icon representing a first load control panel capable of housing control devices for controlling at least one electrical load;
responsive to determining a selection of the first panel icon, displaying by the at least one processor a configuration window for the first load control panel;
displaying by the at least one processor on the configuration window a listing of control devices that are to be installed in a housing of the first load control panel;
in response to a selection of an additional control device, adding by the at least one processor the additional control device to the listing of control devices on the configuration window that are to be installed in the housing of the first load control panel;
generating by the at least one processor a model number for the first load control panel having the control devices displayed in the listing of control devices on the configuration window that are to be installed in the housing of the first load control panel; and
associating by the at least one processor the model number with the first panel icon.

US Pat. No. 10,421,293

TABLET PRINTING APPARATUS AND TABLET MANUFACTURING METHOD

SHIBAURA MECHATRONICS COR...

1. A tablet printing apparatus comprising:a carrying device that carries tablets;
a detecting unit that detects the tablet being carried by the carrying device;
a printing unit that performs printing on the tablets; and
a collecting unit that distinguishes and collects, when the detecting unit detects that two or more tablets in contact with each other are carried, a preceding tablet and a following tablet following thereto among two or more tablets.

US Pat. No. 10,422,944

MULTI-STAGE OPTICAL WAVEGUIDE FOR A LUMINAIRE

IDEAL INDUSTRIES LIGHTING...

1. An optical waveguide, comprising:a first waveguide portion; and
a second waveguide portion adjacent to and separate from the first waveguide portion;
wherein the first and second waveguide portions each comprise light coupling portions that are at least partially aligned and each light coupling portion is adapted to directly receive light developed by a light source;
wherein the light coupling portions comprise one or more interior coupling cavities;
wherein the first waveguide portion further comprises a first major surface with light direction features and a second major surface opposite the first major surface, the second waveguide portion further comprises a third major surface proximate the second major surface with an air gap disposed therebetween and a fourth major surface opposite the third major surface wherein the fourth major surface comprises an inner cavity extending therein to a flange surrounding the inner cavity;
wherein light is emitted from the flange and the inner cavity; and
wherein light exiting the second major surface is directed through the flange.

US Pat. No. 10,426,069

FEEDER

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A feeder comprising:a feeder main body, on a rear section of which is formed a tape insertion section for inserting a carrier tape that stores multiple components, and on a front section of which is formed a tape discharge section for discharging the carrier tape from which the components have been removed;
a tape feeding path for feeding the carrier tape from rear to front, the tape feeding path extends in a feeding direction on the feeder main body so as to connect to the tape insertion section;
a rear-side sprocket rotatably provided on the feeder main body and including an engaging protrusion configured to engaging engaging holes of the carrier tape inserted into the tape insertion section, the rear-side sprocket being configured to feed the carrier tape along the tape feeding path;
a front-side sprocket rotatably provided on the feeder main body and including an engaging protrusion configured to of engaging engaging holes of the carrier tape fed by the rear-side sprocket, the front-side sprocket being configured to feed the carrier tape to the tape discharge section; and
a cover member provided on the feeder main body in an openable and closable manner so as to cover the tape feeding path between the rear-side sprocket and the front-side sprocket,
wherein the cover member includes an end that is rotatably supported on a first side wall of the feeder main body, an upper surface that extends from the end in the feeding direction to cover an upper portion of the tape feeding path, and a side surface that extends from the end in the feeding direction and that extends downward from the upper surface to cover a second side wall of the feeder main body that is formed opposite to and lower than the first side wall, the first side wall protruding higher than the tape feeding path.

US Pat. No. 10,425,918

RESOURCE ALLOCATION METHOD AND DEVICE, USER EQUIPMENT AND BASE STATION

Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Sof...

1. A resource allocating method, applied in a UE, comprising:in an inactive state, triggering a buffer status report (BSR) event when new business data are generated after a first BSR is sent to a base station, wherein the BSR event is configured to indicate to send a second BSR to the base station, and the first BSR is configured to indicate a first amount of cached data of the UE before the new business data are generated and the second BSR is configured to indicate a second amount of cached data of the UE after the new business data are generated;
when detecting that a first uplink resource is available, sending the second BSR and cached first business data to the base station using the first uplink resource, wherein the base station allocates an uplink resource for the UE according to the second BSR, and the first uplink resource is allocated by the base station according to the first BSR; and
when detecting that the first uplink resource is not available, sending a scheduling request (SR) to the base station according to at least one SR resource allocated by the base station wherein the base station allocates a second uplink resource for the UE according to the SR, and the at least one SR resource is allocated by the base station according to a random access request of the UE, and sending the second BSR and the first business data to the base station using the second uplink resource wherein the base station allocates the uplink resource for the UE according to the second BSR.

US Pat. No. 10,422,741

WAVELENGTH BAND BASED PASSIVE INFRARED GAS IMAGING

1. A method comprising:determining a temperature of a background of a scene and a temperature of a gas in the scene disposed between the background and a thermal imaging system;
identifying a subset of a predetermined absorption spectrum of the gas based on the determined temperatures of the gas and the background;
controlling the thermal imaging system to capture:
a gas infrared (IR) image in response to radiation received in a high absorption wavelength band A for the gas in the predefined absorption spectrum and comprising the subset of the predetermined absorption spectrum, and
a background IR image in response to radiation received in a low absorption wavelength band B for the gas in the predefined absorption spectrum; and
generating a gas-absorption-path-length image, which represents the length of the path of radiation from the background through the gas, based on the gas IR image and the background IR image.

US Pat. No. 10,425,077

TRANSISTOR GATE DRIVER

Analog Devices Global Unl...

1. A system for controlling a gate voltage for applying to respective gates of one or more transistors, wherein source voltages of the one or more transistors drive one or more respective loads, the system comprising:an output terminal for coupling to the respective gates of one or more transistors; and
a gate driver coupled to the output terminal and configured to operate in a plurality of states and to set a gate voltage at the output terminal, wherein the gate driver is further configured to:
operate in a first state of the plurality of states when source currents of each of the one or more transistors are less than a current threshold value; and
operate in a second state of the plurality of states when the source currents of each of the one or more transistors are greater than the current threshold value, wherein
in the first state the gate driver sets the gate voltage to a first voltage and in the second state the gate driver sets the gate voltage to a second voltage, and wherein
the first voltage and the second voltage are set such that voltages across the one or more loads driven by the source voltages of the one or more transistors are less when the gate driver is operating in the second state compared with when the gate driver is operating in the first state and the one or more transistors are in an on-state and conducting current in both the first and second states, thereby reducing power consumption in the one or more loads when the gate driver is operating in the second state.

US Pat. No. 10,424,879

HYBRID PLUG CONNECTOR

BECKHOFF AUTOMATION GMBH,...

1. A hybrid plug connector for connecting conductor cables of different electronic modules to insulator bodies arranged in an outer casing for receiving a power conductor transmitting a power supply and a shielded data conductor for data transmission for transmitting signals/data of an industrial bus, wherein the power conductor has at least two power lines and the data conductor has at least one data line, wherein the power lines and the data lines are guided in contact parts designed as plugs or sockets and can be coupled via these contacts parts, and wherein the outer casings of the hybrid plug connectors designed as socket or as plug can be joined inside one another for interlocking coupling, and wherein an insulator body designed as a contact carrier receiving means is arranged in each of the plug connectors designed as sockets and plugs, having a contact carrier in a shield housing, the shield housing accommodating a contact carrier which carries forward the data line(s) designed as plug sockets or plug pins in a shielded manner in the plug connector designed as socket or plug, and wherein the couplable contacts form a shape-encoded interlocking connection in the plugged-in state of the connection, wherein the plug sockets or plug pins of the data lines can be inserted with an interlocking fit into recesses of a contact carrier, which is disposed in a trapezium-shaped contact carrier receiving means, and the contact carrier receiving means is equipped with a shield housing which surrounds the contact carrier receiving means in an interlocking fit and carries forward the shielding of the data lines, the free end of which shield housing is either designed as a shoulder or as an overlapping collar for coupling the plug connectors designed as sockets and as plugs.

US Pat. No. 10,424,233

CONTROL DEVICE HAVING BUTTONS WITH BACKLIT INDICIA

Lutron Technology Company...

1. A veneer that is configured to be attached to a control device, the veneer comprising:a front surface;
an indicium defined through the front surface, the indicium comprising:
an open portion;
a floating portion within the open portion; and
a rib that suspends the floating portion within to the open portion;
wherein the rib comprises:
an upper surface that is recessed relative to the front surface; and
opposed sides that extend from a base of the rib to the upper surface; and
wherein the sides are configured to be tapered between the base and the upper surface such that the upper surface is narrower than the base.

US Pat. No. 10,421,882

POLYSILOXANE BASED COATING COMPOSITIONS

The Government of the Uni...

1. An epoxy-polysiloxane prepolymer composition, comprising:a mixture of polysiloxane oligomers having at least two epoxy groups and is hydroxyl group free, comprising
and
wherein R1 and R2 are selected from alkyl, aryl, and arylene side chains having 1 to 6 carbon atoms and,
wherein n is 1 to about 50;
at least one siloxane with one epoxy group as reactive diluent;
at least one amine;
at least one pigment and/or at least one filler;
at least one pigment dispersing agent; and
at least one defoamer.

US Pat. No. 10,425,805

METHOD FOR RE-INDEXING A TERMINAL IN A COMMUNICATION GATEWAY

SAGEMCOM BROADBAND SAS, ...

1. A method for re-indexing in a base station at least one first mobile terminal which is to be associated with a new predefined routing configuration, wherein the base station lists a first set of identifiers of mobile terminals and a set of context identifiers, wherein each context identifier is associated with an allocation of lines corresponding to a routing configuration for routing incoming and outgoing communications, the method comprising:detecting a request to change a terminal's identifier, sent by the first terminal, wherein the request comprises information corresponding to a context identifier listed in the base station and wherein the sending of the request by the first terminal has been caused by an activating event generated, wherein the activating event has been caused by the detection of a change of context of the first terminal;
checking that a new terminal identifier associated with the context identifier is available, wherein the context identifier is determined by analysing the context information contained in the request;
allocating a new terminal identifier to the first terminal, the allocating comprising:
sending the new terminal identifier to the first terminal;
changing the indexing of the new identifier of the terminal stored in the base station.

US Pat. No. 10,424,451

CONTROLLING A CONTROLLABLY CONDUCTIVE DEVICE BASED ON ZERO-CROSSING DETECTION

Lutron Technology Company...

1. A load control device for controlling power delivered to an electrical load from an AC power source, the load control device comprising:a controllably conductive device adapted to be coupled in electrical connection with the AC power source and the electrical load;
a zero-cross detect circuit configured to generate zero-cross signals, each representative of a zero-crossing of an AC voltage of the AC power source; and
a control circuit operatively coupled to the controllably conductive device and the zero-cross detect circuit and configured to:
receive from the zero-cross detect circuit a zero-cross signal representative of a zero-crossing of the AC voltage;
at a delay time following the received zero-cross signal, change a conductive state of the controllably conductive device;
determine whether the change in the conductive state of the controllably conductive device occurs within an error window, wherein the error window is based on the received zero-cross signal; and
adjust the delay time based upon determining that the change in the conductive state occurs within the error window.

US Pat. No. 10,421,772

STEROIDS AS AGONISTS FOR FXR

Intercept Pharmaceuticals...

1. A method for treating an FXR-mediated disease or condition in a mammal comprising administering a therapeutically effective amount of an amino acid conjugate of compound of formula (I)
wherein a compound of formula (I) can be optionally radiolabeled, to the mammal, wherein said mammal is in need of treatment of the FXR-mediated disease or condition, and wherein the disease or condition is selected from a cholestatic liver disease, atherosclerosis, arteriosclerosis, hypercholesteremia, or hyperlipidemia.

US Pat. No. 10,421,530

DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING A PROPELLER, HAVING VARIABLE-PITCH BLADES, OF A TURBOPROP ENGINE

SAFRAN HELICOPTER ENGINES...

1. A device for controlling a propeller, having variable-pitch blades, of an aircraft engine, the device comprising a first piece of hydromechanical equipment configured to slave the pitch of the blades of the propeller to a pitch setpoint, and a second piece of hydromechanical equipment configured to slave the rotational speed of the propeller to a speed setpoint,wherein the device comprises a single electromechanical actuator comprising a movable actuating member mechanically connected both to said first piece of hydromechanical equipment to control the pitch setpoint, and to said second piece of hydromechanical equipment to control the speed setpoint.

US Pat. No. 10,420,420

SLIDE RAIL BRACKET

MARTAS PRECISION SLIDE CO...

1. A slide rail bracket used to be installed on a slide rail to fix the slide rail onto a rack column of a rack, comprising:a main body including a front end and a rear end, an accommodating portion provided inside, two through holes disposed at the front end of the main body, wherein the two through holes are parallel to each other and extend from the front end thereof to the accommodating portion;
a slide component including a slide block and two positioning bolts, wherein the slide block is slidably disposed in the accommodating portion and is slidable back and forth along a direction parallel to the two through holes; the two positioning bolts are disposed on the front end of the slide block and respectively penetrate into the two through holes; when the slide block is moved near the front end of the main body, the two positioning bolts protrude from the outer side of the front end of the main body;
a first diameter portion and a second diameter portion respectively provided at the front end of the two positioning bolts, wherein the first diameter portion and the second diameter portion are coaxial with each other, and the diameter of first diameter portion is smaller than the diameter of second diameter portion, and the first diameter portion is disposed at the front end of second diameter portion; and
at least one elastic member disposed between the accommodating portion and the slide block, and used to push the slide block to move toward the front of the main body;
wherein a toggle portion is provided on a side surface of the slide block, an opening portion is disposed on a side of the main body corresponding to the toggle portion, and the toggle portion is exposed from the opening portion so that the slide component is capable of being moved by toggling the toggle portion through the opening portion;
wherein the two positioning bolts are detachably disposed on the slide block, the front end of the slide block has two connecting plates substantially perpendicular to the two positioning bolts, the rear ends of the two positioning bolts are respectively provided with a connecting slot corresponding to the positions of two connecting plates, and the widths of two connecting slots complement the two connecting plates so that the two connecting plates engage in the two connecting slots to combine the two positioning bolts on the front end of the slide block.

US Pat. No. 10,421,172

PROCESSING DEVICE

Tokyo Seimitsu Co. LTD., ...

1. A processing device which performs coarse-grinding processing and fine-grinding processing on a wafer, comprising:an index table on which at least a coarse-grinding stage and a fine-grinding stage are disposed and which moves the wafer from the coarse-grinding stage to the fine-grinding stage;
a column having a support column vertically formed on the outer periphery of the index table and a base part having an end supported by the support column and disposed to span over the coarse-grinding stage and the fine-grinding stage in a non-supporting state;
a coarse-grinding means disposed on the column above the coarse-grinding stage and performing coarse-grinding processing on the wafer;
a fine-grinding means disposed on the column above the fine-grinding stage and performing fine-grinding processing on the wafer, and
at least three first guides arranged on the outer periphery of the coarse-grinding means to sandwich a processing point of the coarse-grinding means and supporting the coarse-grinding means such that the coarse-grinding means can be slid in vertical directions with respect to the column.

US Pat. No. 10,425,772

SELF-LEARNING LOCALIZATION DATA REPOSITORY

MAPSTED CORP., Mississau...

1. A method of updating a self-learning data repository, the method executed in a processor of a server computing device and comprising:storing, in a memory of the server computing device that constitutes the self-learning data repository, a fingerprint map of an indoor facility, the fingerprint map having positioning fingerprint data that includes magnetic spatial derivative fingerprint data;
receiving, from a mobile device, at the self-learning data repository, mobile device sensor data correlated with a sequence of positions describing a movement of the mobile device along a trajectory within the indoor facility, the mobile device sensor data including mobile device magnetic spatial derivative data indicative of relative changes in a magnetic field as the mobile device traverses the sequence of positions;
performing, using the processor, a spatial shifting of at least one of the mobile device magnetic spatial derivative data and the magnetic spatial derivative fingerprint data of the self-learning data repository for at least a segment of the trajectory within the indoor facility to create updated mobile device sensor data, wherein the spatial shifting narrows a spatial phase difference between the mobile device magnetic spatial derivative data and the magnetic spatial derivative fingerprint data; and
updating, using the processor, the self-learning data repository by adding the updated mobile device sensor data to the positioning fingerprint data.

US Pat. No. 10,425,367

AUTOMATED CREATION OF A PUBLICATION VIA CAPTURED SOCIAL MEDIA INTERACTIONS

CBS Interactive Inc., Sa...

1. A computer-implemented method for automatically publishing a story record to a website, comprising:establishing, in a social networking system, a connection between an account associated with a content management server and an authorized user account associated with a publisher;
monitoring, by the content management server, activity on the social networking system originating from the authorized user account;
detecting, by the content management server, an original post by the authorized user account to a profile page of the social networking system that contains a text portion and a predefined trigger tag;
creating the story record in a story database of the content management server responsive to detecting the post containing the predefined trigger tag;
automatically generating an outbound direct message from the account associated with the content management server to the authorized user account in a private message interface via the social networking system;
detecting a first inbound direct message from the authorized user account via the social networking system in response to the outbound direct message, the first inbound direct message containing a first field identifier tag and first text associated with the first field identifier tag;
automatically populating a first field in the story record associated with the first field identifier tag with the first text associated with the first field identifier tag in the first inbound direct message responsive to receiving the first inbound direct message;
detecting a closing inbound direct message from the authorized user account via the social networking system containing a publish instruction tag; and
automatically publishing the story record to the website responsive to detecting the publish instruction tag in the closing inbound direct message.

US Pat. No. 10,424,601

ARRAY SUBSTRATE, DISPLAY PANEL, AND DISPLAY DEVICE

HKC CORPORATION LIMITED, ...

1. An array substrate comprising:a plurality of scanning lines arranged in a first direction;
a plurality of data lines arranged in a second direction, wherein said scanning lines and said data lines intersect and insulate, a plurality of defined array areas intersected by said scanning lines and by said data lines are a plurality of sub-pixels, wherein the sub-pixel corresponding to the data line is a sub-pixel column, and the sub-pixel corresponding to the scanning line is a sub-pixel row; and
wherein a plurality of data lines are divided into a plurality of data line groups arranged in the second direction, each data line group comprises six data line pairs, and data lines in one data line pair connect each other; there are at least four data line pairs corresponding to the same color sub-pixel column in one said data line group, and said sub-pixels comprise at least three colors.

US Pat. No. 10,424,408

PHARMACY ORDER PROCESSING SYSTEM

Express Scripts Strategic...

12. A method of filling a prescription order, the method including:receiving a prescription order request at a picking workstation, wherein the prescription order request includes prescription preparation information;
placing a plurality of retrieved products on a tray to form a filled order;
placing the tray containing the filled order on a filled order delivery conveyor, the filled order delivery conveyor extending between the picking workstation and a packing workstation;
inspecting, at an inspection workstation, the filled order;
receiving, at a packing workstation, the tray containing the filled order;
generating and affixing product labels to the retrieved products of the filled order at the packing workstation; and
placing a container containing the packed order on a packed order delivery conveyor, wherein the packed order delivery conveyor extends between the packing workstation and a shipping conveyor.

US Pat. No. 10,422,739

REFLECTOMETER, SPECTROPHOTOMETER, ELLIPSOMETER AND POLARIMETER SYSTEMS WITH A SUPER CONTINUUM LASER SOURCE OF A BEAM OF ELECTROMAGNETISM, AND IMPROVED DETECTOR SYSTEM

J.A. WOOLLAM CO., INC., ...

1. A sample investigation system selected from the group consisting of:a reflectometer;
a spectrophotometer;
an ellipsometer; and
a polarimeter;comprising:a) a source of a spectroscopic beam of electromagnetic radiation;
b) a stage for supporting a sample; and
c) a detector system for monitoring electromagnetic radiation;said system being configured such that a beam of electromagnetic radiation produced by said source is directed to interact with a sample placed on said stage for supporting a sample so that it interacts with said sample and then proceeds, as the beam of electromagnetic radiation, into said detector;said system being distinguished in that:said source of a spectroscopic beam of electromagnetic radiation is a super continuum laser that provides a high intensity, highly directional coherent spectrum of electromagnetic radiation wavelengths within a range of about 400 to about 2500 nm, that results from interaction of a pulsed laser and multiple non-linear processes to cause extensive spectral broadening;and in that:in use, said source of a spectroscopic beam of electromagnetic radiation directs a beam provided thereby to a sample placed on said stage for supporting a sample, at an angle thereto;said detector system further comprising means for producing a plurality of separate wavelength ranges from a spectroscopic beam incident thereupon, said system comprising a sequence of at least two elements, each thereof being selected from the group consisting of:a grating which when presented with an incident spectroscopic beam of electromagnetic radiation produces a spectrum of diffracted dispersed wavelengths and simultaneous therewith an altered spectral content reflected beam of electromagnetic radiation; and
a combination dichroic beam splitter-prism which when presented with a spectroscopic beam of electromagnetic radiation produces a spectrum of dispersed wavelengths that transmit through and exit from said prism, and simultaneous therewith an altered spectral content reflected beam of electromagnetic radiation;such that in use a spectroscopic beam of electromagnetic radiation from said source thereof is caused to interact with a sample placed on said stage, and then impinge onto a first selected element such that a spectrum of dispersed wavelengths is produced and directed toward a first detector, simultaneous with production of a reflected altered spectral content reflected beam of electromagnetic radiation which is directed to impinge on a second selected element which likewise produces a spectrum of dispersed wavelengths which are directed toward a second detector.

US Pat. No. 10,422,549

MOVEMENT MECHANISM, PANEL MECHANISM AND HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE

GREE ELECTRIC APPLIANCES,...

1. A movement mechanism, comprising:a rotary disc, provided rotatably, a first support is fixedly provided on the rotary disc, and a free end of the first support having a first connection portion; and
a second support, the second support and the rotary disc being hinged to a second connection portion, a first end of the second support having a third connection portion, and the third connection portion being movable along a predetermined track when the rotary disc rotates;
a transmission rack is provided on the rotary disc, the movement mechanism further comprises a motor and a transmission mechanism, the motor drives the transmission mechanism, the transmission mechanism comprises a speed-reducing gear set, the transmission rack matches the speed-reducing gear set, and the motor drives the transmission mechanism so as to drive the rotary disc to rotate.

US Pat. No. 10,426,041

METHOD OF MANUFACTURING PRINTED-CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLY

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method of manufacturing a printed circuit board assembly, the method comprising:applying solder to a plurality of bonding pads provided on the printed circuit board;
mounting an electronic component on the applied solder;
applying a liquefied radiant-heat material on the electronic component;
mounting a shield unit on at least one of the bonding pads, the shield unit contacting the liquefied radiant-heat material; and
applying heat at a temperature that simultaneously bonds the electronic component and the shield unit and cures the liquefied radiant-heat material.

US Pat. No. 10,422,757

X-RAY INSPECTION DEVICE

ISHIDA CO., LTD., Kyoto ...

1. An X-ray inspection apparatus comprising:an X-ray irradiation unit that irradiates an article with X-rays;
an X-ray detection unit that detects the X-rays transmitted through the article;
an inspection unit that generates an X-ray transmission image of the article based on a signal output from the X-ray detection unit and performs inspection of the article based on the X-ray transmission image; and
a control unit that controls the X-ray irradiation unit and the X-ray detection unit,
wherein, the control unit executes a first control of controlling the X-ray irradiation unit such that an irradiation output is increased if a detection output of the X-ray detection unit is decreased when the control unit controls the X-ray irradiation unit such that the irradiation output of the X-ray irradiation unit becomes a first irradiation output, and
the control unit executes the first control in a state where the article is not irradiated with the X-rays emitted by the X-ray irradiation unit and the X-ray detection unit is detecting the X-rays with which the article is not irradiated.

US Pat. No. 10,426,029

MICRO-PAD ARRAY TO THREAD FLEXIBLE ATTACHMENT

Flex Ltd., Singapore (SG...

1. A flexible attachment assembly comprising:a. a flexible substrate;
b. an electrically conductive connection area coupled to the flexible substrate;
c. a plurality of electrically conductive micro-pads, each electrically conductive micro-pad has a first end and a second end opposite the first end, the first end is connected to the electrically conductive connection area such that the electrically conductive connection area electrically interconnects all electrically conductive micro-pads; and
d. a conductive wire, wherein a portion of the conductive wire is mechanically and electrically coupled to the second ends of the plurality of electrically conductive micro-pads, further wherein a remaining portion of the conductive wire extends beyond a footprint of the flexible substrate.

US Pat. No. 10,425,901

UPLINK TRANSMIT POWER CONTROL DURING RANDOM ACCESS PROCEDURES

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication at a user equipment (UE), comprising:determining a transmit beamforming gain for a transmit beam of the UE;
determining a receive beamforming gain for a receive beam of the UE;
determining a transmit power for an uplink random access transmission based at least in part on adding or subtracting a power offset and an estimated path loss, wherein the power offset is proportional to a beamforming gain difference between the determined transmit beamforming gain and the determined receive beamforming gain; and
transmitting the uplink random access transmission using the determined transmit power.

US Pat. No. 10,424,192

REMOTE CONTROL HAVING A CAPACITIVE TOUCH SURFACE AND A MECHANISM FOR AWAKENING THE REMOTE CONTROL

Lutron Technology Company...

1. A remote control device configured for use with a load control device for controlling an electrical load, the remote control device comprising:a housing comprising:
a first surface having a resiliently deformable portion configured to be operated from a relaxed state to a deformed state; and
a second surface substantially parallel to the first surface, the second surface comprising a capacitive touch surface configured to provide and receive touch controls for controlling the electrical load using the load control device;
a printed circuit board disposed in the housing, the printed circuit board comprising a switch disposed between the first and second surfaces, the switch configured to awaken the capacitive touch surface from a sleep state, wherein the sleep state comprises a low power state that disables the receipt of the touch controls on the capacitive touch surface; and
a member in contact with the deformable portion of the housing;
wherein, when the deformable portion of the housing is deformed into the deformed state, the member electrically contacts the switch such that the capacitive touch surface is awakened from the sleep state to enable the capacitive touch surface to receive the touch controls for controlling the electrical load using the load control device.

US Pat. No. 10,422,499

INTEGRATED PLANAR REFLECTIVE LARP PACKAGE AND METHOD

OSRAM GmbH., Munich (DE)...

1. A reflective laser activated remote phosphor (LARP) package comprising:a phosphor platelet oriented in a first plane defined by a z-axis and a y-axis perpendicular to the z-axis;
a laser diode positioned to be offset along the z-axis from the phosphor platelet and above the first plane along an x-axis perpendicular to the z-axis and the y-axis, the laser diode comprising:
an output facet configured for emitting a laser beam, the laser beam comprising:
a slow axis oriented in a first direction along which the laser beam diverges at a first angle; and
a fast axis oriented in a second direction along which the laser beam diverges at a second angle greater than the first angle;
wherein the laser diode is oriented such that the laser beam is bisected by the phosphor platelet such that the slow axis of the laser beam lies in a x-z plane and the fast axis of the laser beam is perpendicular to the x-z plane.

US Pat. No. 10,426,033

PRINTED BOARD, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE DISPLAY DEVICE

JOLED INC., Tokyo (JP)

1. A printed board in an elongated shape to be electrically coupled to a display panel via a flexible board, the printed board comprising: a first board section; and a second board section that is shorter in length than the first board section in a substantially perpendicular direction to a longitudinal direction of the printed board, wherein the first board section and the second board section are adjacent to each other in a row in the longitudinal direction, the first board section and the second board section each have a first end in the substantially perpendicular direction, the first end of the first board section projects further than the first end of the second board section in the substantially perpendicular direction, and a connection portion that is configured to be directly connected to the flexible board is disposed at the first end of each of the first board section and the second board section wherein the flexible board is configured to be directly connected to the display panel; wherein the connection portion has a first connection portion disposed at the first end of the first board section, and a second connection portion disposed at the first end of the second board section, and a length of a connection terminal provided in the first connection portion in the longitudinal direction is longer than a length of a connection terminal provided in the second connection portion in the longitudinal direction.

US Pat. No. 10,425,996

INDUCTION HEATING SYSTEMS

Bernard Fryshman, Brookl...

1. An induction heating system, the system comprising:a base comprising:
a controller;
an electromagnetic radiation source in communication with the controller, wherein the electromagnetic radiation source is configured to emit radiation; and
a mounting surface configured to receive one of a plurality of interchangeable heating surfaces; and
a heating surface mounted to the mounting surface of the base, wherein the heating surface includes a ferromagnetic material that heats via induction responsive to the radiation emitted by the electromagnetic radiation source.

US Pat. No. 10,425,995

PTC HEATER

HANON SYSTEMS, Daejeon-s...

1. A positive temperature coefficient heater comprising:a plurality of heat rods extending longitudinally in a first direction and spaced from each other in a second direction arranged perpendicular to the first direction, each of the plurality of heat rods having a plurality of PTC elements embedded therein and spaced apart from each other in the first direction, each of the plurality of heat rods having a terminal extending outwardly from one end thereof and configured for coupling to an external power source, each of the plurality of PTC elements including a respective center line passing through a center thereof, the center line of each of the plurality of PTC elements extending in a third direction perpendicular to the first direction and the second direction, wherein the center line of each of the plurality of PTC elements embedded in a first one of the plurality of heat rods is offset in the first direction from the center line of each of the plurality of PTC elements of a second one of the plurality of heat rods adjacent the first one of the plurality of heat rods, and each of the plurality of PTC elements embedded in the first one of the plurality of heat rods overlaps in the first direction with one or two of the plurality of PTC elements of the second one of the plurality of heat rods adjacent the first one of the plurality of heat rods when the first one of the plurality of heat rods and the second one of the plurality of heat rods are viewed from a perspective of the third direction;
a plurality of heat radiation fins disposed alternately between the plurality of heat rods, the plurality of heat radiation fins configured to transfer heat from the PTC elements in the heat rods to air flowing between the heat rods, wherein the plurality of heat radiation fins disposed between each pair of adjacent heat rods is heated asymmetrically by the PTC elements in the adjacent heat rods relative to an axis of symmetry extending in the first direction, the axis of symmetry equally spaced from each of the adjacent heat rods with respect to the second direction;
an upper housing extending longitudinally in the second direction and coupled to a first end portion of each of the plurality of heat rods; and
a lower housing extending longitudinally in the second direction and coupled to a second end portion of each of the plurality of heat rods.

US Pat. No. 10,425,720

COMPOSITE SPEAKER MODULE AND SPEAKER DEVICE

Chicony Electronics Co., ...

1. A composite speaker module, comprising:a vibration damper sheet comprising a first surface and a second surface opposite to said first surface;
a first sound guide assembly comprising a first sound guide and a first bracket, said first sound guide comprising a first bottom fixedly disposed on said first surface of said vibration damper sheet, said first bracket being connected to said first sound guide and extending along a direction away from said vibration damper sheet;
a first speaker driver fixedly disposed on said first bracket and facing said first sound guide, said first speaker driver and said first sound guide being separated by a first spacing;
a second sound guide assembly comprising a second sound guide and a second bracket, said second sound guide comprising a second bottom fixedly disposed on said second surface of said vibration damper sheet, said second bracket being connected to said second sound guide and extending along a direction away from said vibration damper sheet; and
a second speaker driver fixedly disposed on said second bracket and facing said second sound guide, said second speaker driver and said second sound guide being separated by a second spacing.

US Pat. No. 10,425,001

TAMPER-RESISTANT POWER SWITCH APPARATUS FOR A POWER CONVERTER AND POWER CONVERTER

GE Energy Power Conversio...

1. A power switch apparatus for a power converter comprising:a semiconductor power switch; and
a gate drive unit connected to the semiconductor power switch for supplying gate drive signals to the semiconductor power switch to switch it on and off to cause the power converter to generate an alternating current voltage having a nominal operational frequency based on command signals received from a controller;
wherein the gate drive unit is configured to receive command signals based on the AC voltage of the nominal operational frequency to be generated and to alter the switching events of the semiconductor power switch by addition of a deviation to the gate drive signals such as to cause the power converter to generate an AC voltage having a modified operational frequency which at least partly and temporarily deviates from the nominal operational frequency by at least a pre-defined minimum percentage.

US Pat. No. 10,423,657

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SCREENSHOT LINKING

REWARDSTYLE, INC., Dalla...

1. A method for analyzing screenshots of Internet content to identify links to resources, comprising:accessing, by an application executing on a computing device, from storage to which a screenshot captured by a social media user using a screenshot capture function of the computing device is stored, the screenshot including an image and a predetermined marker associated with the image that has been previously mapped to the image prior to being included with the image, the predetermined marker including a link to a resource;
detecting, by the application, the predetermined marker included in the screenshot;
identifying, by the application, using the predetermined marker, the link to the resource mapped to the image included in the screenshot and storing data associated with the image and the link in a social media account of the user;
accessing the resource via the link; and
displaying an interface to allow purchase of a product displayed in the image in response to accessing the resource;
wherein the link to the resource mapped to the image included in the screen shot is linked to the resource using the predetermined marker and provided by a screen shot linking server communicable coupled with the application;
wherein the predetermined marker includes metadata uniquely identifying the image included in the screenshot or the image is encoded with data corresponding to the predetermined marker.

US Pat. No. 10,422,854

NEURAL NETWORK TRAINING FOR MOBILE DEVICE RSS FINGERPRINT-BASED INDOOR NAVIGATION

MAPSTED CORP., Mississau...

1. A method, executed in a processor of a server computing device, of neural network training for mobile device indoor navigation and positioning, the method comprising:determining, in the processor, at a first location relative to a wireless signal source at a second location, a set of received signal strength (RSS) input parameters in accordance with a postulated RSS model, the processor implementing an input layer of a neural network, the set of RSS input parameters providing an RSS input feature to the input layer of the neural network;
receiving, from a mobile device positioned at the first location, a set of RSS measured parameters from the wireless signal source at the second location;
computing, at an output layer of the neural network implemented by the processor, an error matrix based on comparing an initial matrix of weights associated with the at least a first neural network layer representing the RSS input feature to an RSS output feature in accordance with the RSS measured parameters of the mobile device at the first location; and
recursively adjusting the initial weights matrix by backpropogation to diminish the error matrix until the generated RSS output feature matches the RSS measured parameters.

US Pat. No. 10,422,285

HYDRAULIC DEVICE FOR EMERGENCY STARTING A TURBINE ENGINE, PROPULSION SYSTEM OF A MULTI-ENGINE HELICOPTER PROVIDED WITH ONE SUCH DEVICE, AND CORRESPONDING HELICOPTER

SAFRAN HELICOPTER ENGINES...

2. A propulsion system for a multi-engine helicopter comprising turboshaft engines which are suitable for being connected to a power transmission gearbox, comprising:at least one hybrid turboshaft engine among said turboshaft engines, said at least one hybrid turboshaft engine being capable of operating in at least one standby regime during a stabilized flight of the helicopter, the other turboshaft engines operating only during this stabilized flight; and
at least one emergency start-up device for the emergency start-up of the at least one hybrid turboshaft engine, said at least one device configured to transfer said at least one hybrid turboshaft engine out of said standby regime and reach a rated regime in which it supplies mechanical power to said power transmission gearbox, said emergency start-up device comprising:
a hydraulic motor configured to be mechanically connected to said hybrid turboshaft engine and configured to set into rotation said hybrid turboshaft engine to facilitate the start-up thereof;
a hydropneumatic store connected to said hydraulic motor by a hydraulic circuit, the hydropneumatic store configured to supply pressurized liquid to said hydraulic motor;
a hydraulic valve being connected between said hydropneumatic store and said hydraulic motor, wherein the hydraulic valve is controllable between at least an open position in which the liquid can supply said hydraulic motor for facilitating a start-up of said hybrid turboshaft engine when the device is used with said hybrid turboshaft engine and a closed position in which said hydraulic motor is no longer supplied with pressurized liquid; and
a reservoir configured for recovering liquid, the reservoir being connected to said hydraulic motor by a purge valve.

US Pat. No. 10,421,199

SKIN FOR ROBOT

UBTECH ROBOTICS CORP., S...

1. A skin for a robot, the skin comprising:a first composite layer structure configured to be arranged on a housing of the robot, the first composite layer structure comprising a base adhesive layer arranged on the housing of robot, a first supporting layer stacked on the base adhesive layer and a first silver conductive adhesive layer stacked on the first supporting layer;
a second composite layer structure configured to cover the first composite layer, the second composite layer comprising a second silver conductive adhesive layer stacked on the first composite layer structure, and a second supporting layer stacked on the second silver conductive adhesive layer; and
a plurality of first insulating protrusions arranged between the first silver conductive adhesive layer and the second silver conductive adhesive layer, the first insulating protrusions being configured to separate the first silver conductive adhesive layer and the second silver conductive adhesive layer;
wherein the first silver conductive adhesive layer is electronically contactable with the second silver conductive adhesive layer upon a condition that a force is applied to the second composite layer structure.

US Pat. No. 10,425,922

COMMUNICATION OF UPLINK CONTROL INFORMATION

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of communication, comprising:determining a link gain of a user equipment (UE);
selecting a quantity of uplink control symbols, wherein the selection is based on the link gain of the UE, and wherein the selected quantity of uplink control symbols comprises a first set of symbols and a second set of symbols;
selecting a frame format from a first frame format and a second frame format based on the selected quantity of uplink control symbols, wherein the first frame format allocates a first quantity of uplink control symbols and the second frame format allocates a second quantity of uplink control symbols, wherein the first quantity is greater than the second quantity;
selecting a first beam specific to the UE for receiving a sounding reference signal;
selecting a second beam for receiving uplink control information;
receiving the sounding reference signal via the first beam during the first set of symbols in a frame having the selected frame format; and
receiving the uplink control information via the second beam during the second set of symbols in the frame.

US Pat. No. 10,425,304

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR NETWORK CONNECTIVITY

Theranos IP Company, LLC,...

1. A network device comprising:a plurality of network connectivity interfaces wherein at least two of said interfaces use different communication protocols;
a programmable processor programmed to perform:
a) a first network connectivity request using one of said network connectivity interfaces of the network device connected to a first access point to ping a first server and to verify end-to-end connectivity to the first server;
b) a second network connectivity request using said one of said network connectivity interfaces of the network device connected to the first access point to ping a second server and to verify end-to-end connectivity to the second server;
c) a determination whether to establish network connectivity using another of said network connectivity interfaces based on whether a response was received from said first server and whether a response was received from said second server, wherein said another of said network connectivity interfaces operates using a communication protocol different from a communication protocol of said one of said network connectivity interface and wherein said determination is also based on a network connectivity rule referencing a predetermined level of bandwidth accessible to the network-enabled device and a remaining amount of data available or consumed from its predetermined level;
d) intermittently repeating said steps a, b, c, and d to determine if failed end-to-end connectivity is caused by an error with connection pathway, the first server, or the second server, and wherein connectivity to the first server or second server is maintained if a first predetermined data packet matches a first received data packet and a second predetermined data packet matches a second received data packet.

US Pat. No. 10,424,565

SEMICONDUCTOR CHIP FOR PROTECTING AGAINST ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGES

OSRAM Opto Semiconductor ...

1. An optoelectronic device comprising:a semiconductor body with a first main surface and a second main surface arranged opposite the first main surface, wherein the semiconductor body comprises a p-doped sub-region, which forms a part of the first main surface, and an n-doped sub-region, which forms a part of the second main surface;
a metallic contact element extending from the first main surface to the second main surface, wherein the n-doped sub-region electrically isolates the p-doped sub-region from the metallic contact element; and
a package body laterally surrounding the semiconductor body and having a first surface and a second surface,
wherein the package body comprises a plastics material, a silicone, an epoxide, a silicone-epoxide hybrid material, a polyester, a low-melting glass or a low-melting glass-ceramic,
wherein the first main surface of the of the semiconductor body is coplanar with the first surface of the package body and the second main surface of the semiconductor body is coplanar with the second surface of the package body, and
wherein the metallic contact element is in direct contact with the package body.

US Pat. No. 10,422,513

LIGHTING DEVICE INCLUDING INTERCONNECTED PARTS

LEDVANCE GMBH, Garching ...

1. A semiconductor lighting device comprising:at least one first part having:
at least one undercut; and
a periphery formed as a bead; and
at least one second part having at least one projection that is generally annular in shape, running circumferentially along an interior of the at least one second part with respect to a longitudinal axis of the at least one first part;
wherein the at least one first part and the at least one second part are arranged such that a cavity is formed between the at least one first part and the at least one second part, wherein the cavity is at least partially filled with a potting compound such that:
the at least one projection, the bead, and the at least one first part are at least partially embedded into the potting compound; and
the at least one undercut is filled with the potting compound;
wherein the at least one first part and the at least one second part are positively interconnected by the potting compound in an interlocking manner and only by the potting compound, wherein the positive interconnection is maintained even if the potting compound has no or no longer a bonding effect or an adhesive effect; and
wherein the potting compound does not occlude, in part or in whole, an opening of an end portion of the at least one first part.

US Pat. No. 10,421,761

COMPOUNDS FOR KINASE MODULATION, AND INDICATIONS THEREFOR

Plexxikon Inc., Berkeley...

1. A compound of formula:or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein:R1 and R2 are each independently selected from C1-6alkyl, C3-8cycloalkyl, C3-8cycloalkyl-C1-4alkyl, aryl, aryl-C1-4alkyl, heteroaryl and heteroaryl-C1-4alkyl, each of which is optionally substituted with 1, 2 or 3 Rh members selected from F, Cl, Br, I, —CN, —OH, —CF3, NH, CF3O—, CH3—, CH3O, —NO2, cyclopropyl, cyclopropylmethyl, cyclopropylamino, cyclopropylmethylamino, 1-cyanocyclopropyl, methylamino, dimethylamino, methylthio, acetoxy, acetyl, methoxycarbonyl, acetamido, methylcarbamoyl, 2-pyridyl, 3-pyridyl, 4-pyridyl, 2-pyridylmethyl, 3-pyridylmethyl, 4-pyridylmethyl, 2-oxetanyl, 3-oxtetanyl, 2-oxetanylmethyl, 3-oxtetanylmethyl, 2-tetrahydrofuranyl, 3-tetrahydrofuranyl, 2-tetrahydrofuranylmethyl, 3-tetrahydrofuranylmethyl, 1-pyrrolidinyl, 2-pyrrolidinyl, 3-pyrrolidinyl, 2-tetrahydrothiophenyl, 3-tetrahydrothiophenyl, 4-morpholinyl, 2-morpholinyl and 3-morpholinyl; or
R1 and R2 taken together with the nitrogen to which they attach form an optionally substituted 5- or 6-membered heterocycloalkyl ring having from 0-1 additional heteroatoms as ring members selected from O, N and S;
R3 is H;
R4 is hydrogen, F, Cl, —CH3, —CN, or —CF3;
R16 is hydrogen, optionally substituted aryl or optionally substituted C1-6alkyl; and
R19 is hydrogen or 2-(methoxycarbonylamino)propyl.

US Pat. No. 10,421,466

SPRING CUP FOR A PRIMARY SUSPENSION OF A RAIL VEHICLE

Siemens Mobility GMBH, V...

1. A spring cup for a primary suspension of a rail vehicle, the spring cup having a longitudinal axis and a spring base for transmitting occurring forces onto a chassis frame of the rail vehicle, the spring cup comprising:a spring seat for receiving at least one spring element, said spring seat being supported against the spring base of the spring cup;
wherein a central section of the spring seat is formed as a contact element having a contact surface for an emergency spring device; and
wherein the spring seat is configured such that a force acting on the contact surface is transferred into the spring base outside of a projection surface which results from a projection of at least the contact surface along the longitudinal axis onto the spring base.

US Pat. No. 10,426,013

GROUND FAULT DETECTION CIRCUIT, ABNORMALITY DETECTION CIRCUIT, LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE, VEHICLE

Rohm Co., Ltd., Kyoto (J...

1. A ground fault detection circuit comprising:an input portion to which an anode voltage of a series connection unit constituted of a plurality of light emission elements is input; and
a ground fault determination unit arranged to determine that a ground fault has occurred without a short-circuit switch in a ground fault path, when the anode voltage of the series connection unit input through the input portion is lower than or equal to a predetermined value less than a product of an on-resistance of the short-circuit switch disposed in parallel to each of the light emission elements and current supplied to the series connection unit.

US Pat. No. 10,425,919

DECOUPLED DOWNLINK AND UPLINK

AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES INTERN...

1. A network device comprising:at least one processor circuit configured to:
allocate a time-frequency slot to a first device for a first uplink;
allocate the time-frequency slot to a second device for a second uplink;
determine a first transmission power level based at least in part on a first location of the first device and a second location of the network device, the first transmission power level being strong enough for the first uplink to reach the network device;
determine a second transmission power level based at least in part on a third location of the second device, a fourth location of another network device, and the second location of the network device, the second transmission power level being strong enough for the second uplink to reach the another network device but not the network device;
transmit on a first downlink to the first device the first transmission power level and on a second downlink to the second device the second transmission power level; and
establish the first uplink with the first device.

US Pat. No. 10,423,630

PRESENTING A PROFILE CARD RELEVANT TO A MEMBER OF A SOCIAL NETWORK

Microsoft Technology Lice...

1. A system comprising:a recently viewed database storing viewer data, the viewer data including a list of viewer profiles having viewed a first member profile of a first member, each viewer profile in the list of viewer profiles being associated with at least one highlight;
a member database storing member data of the first member profile and member data of the list of viewer profiles, the member data having profile attributes associated with each profile, wherein one or more of the profile attributes are listed in a profile page associated with each profile;
one or more processors and a memory to store instructions, the instructions executed by the one or more processors to:select a first viewer profile from the list of viewer profiles based on the member data;generate a profile card for the selected first viewer profile based on the profile attributes associated with the selected first viewer profile, the profile card having less profile attributes than the profile page associated with the first viewer profile;
calculate a relevance score for a first highlight from the at least one highlight associated with the selected first viewer profile, the relevance score being calculated based on the member data of the first member profile; and
update the generated profile card for the selected first viewer profile based on the calculated relevance score for the first highlight being higher than a predetermined threshold value, the updated profile card including the first highlight; and
a user interface causing a presentation of the profile card on a display of a device of the first member.

US Pat. No. 10,421,460

EVALUATION FRAMEWORK FOR DECISION MAKING OF AUTONOMOUS DRIVING VEHICLE

BAIDU USA LLC, Sunnyvale...

1. A computer-implemented method, comprising:receiving a plurality of autonomous driving vehicle (ADV) logs;
extracting a human driving decision corresponding to an ADV driving decision using the plurality of ADV logs;
grading the human driving decision in accordance with a plurality of grading metrics; and
generating a grade for the ADV driving decision that is based at least in part on the grade of the human driving decision and a comparison of the human driving decision to the ADV driving decision, wherein the grade for the ADV driving decision is utilized to modify algorithms for subsequent ADV driving.

US Pat. No. 10,425,700

DYNAMIC SCHEDULING AND CHANNEL CREATION BASED ON REAL-TIME OR NEAR-REAL-TIME CONTENT CONTEXT ANALYSIS

Turner Broadcasting Syste...

1. A media content packaging and distribution system, comprising:one or more processors configured to:
handle distribution of a plurality of channels that are viewed on at least one consumer device of a plurality of consumer devices;
receive a media feed and a first programming schedule of a first channel of the plurality of channels from a source device;
receive a user-preference from a first consumer device of the plurality of consumer devices, wherein the first channel is viewed on the first consumer device;
analyze, based on content context analysis, at least one live feed of a second channel of the plurality of channels or one or more pre-encoded media assets;
recommend a media item for insertion in the media feed of the first channel, wherein the media item is recommended based on:
the received user-preference, and
the content context analysis;
detect an upcoming inbound trigger in the received media feed after the recommendation of the media item;
determine a point of insertion of the recommended media item in the received media feed of the first channel based on the upcoming inbound trigger; and
dynamically schedule the recommended media item in the media feed of the first channel based on the content context analysis and the point of insertion,
wherein the recommended media item is delivered over a network.

US Pat. No. 10,423,652

KNOWLEDGE GRAPH ENTITY RECONCILER

BAIDU USA LLC, Sunnyvale...

1. A computer-implemented method for expanding and reinforcing a knowledge graph, the method comprising:receiving source data comprising a source data topic entity and a plurality of source data edges, wherein each edge of the plurality of source data edges comprises a relationship-entity pair associated with the source data topic entity;
generating a source data graph from the source data topic entity and the plurality of source data edges;
identifying a candidate topic entity in a knowledge graph having a plurality of knowledge graph edges, wherein each edge of the plurality of knowledge graph edges comprises a knowledge graph relationship-entity pair associated with the knowledge graph candidate topic entity;
determining a similarity between the source data graph and a sub-graph of the knowledge graph having the candidate topic entity, the sub-graph having a plurality of knowledge graph edges associated with the candidate topic entity, wherein determining the similarity comprises determining a similarity between the plurality of source data edges and the plurality of knowledge sub-graph edges, and wherein determining the similarity between the plurality of source data graph edges and the plurality of knowledge sub-graph edges comprises determining a ratio of an intersection of the plurality of source data graph edges with the plurality of knowledge sub-graph edges to a union of the plurality of source data edges with the plurality of knowledge sub-graph edges;
merging the source data graph into the knowledge graph, in response to determining that the similarity is greater than a threshold value.

US Pat. No. 10,422,897

METHOD FOR DETECTING EARTHQUAKES AND LOCATING EPICENTRES BY MEANS OF A NETWORK OF LIGHTS

SCHREDER, Brussels (BE)

1. A method for detecting earthquakes and locating epicentres, the method including the steps of:providing a network of lights, each light having a control module associated therewith, each control module comprising:
a long-distance communication module,
a short-distance communication module,
a geocoordinates module,
a controller, each control module being operable for providing a control output for controlling a driver of the light,
providing at least one sensor for detecting at least one of acceleration and seismic activity, in at least some of the control modules,
providing at least one server reachable via the long-distance communication module,
dividing the control modules into one or multiple control module groups based on at least one of: environmental, light and control module information provided by the control modules,
selecting one of the control modules of each group as a group controller,
forming a short-distance network with the group controller and the other control modules within the group, via respective short-distance communication modules,
transmitting sensor information and geocoordinate information from the control modules to the associated group controller via the short-distance communication modules of the control modules,
transmitting, during normal network operation, sensor information and geocoordinate information from the group controller of the groups to the at least one server via the long-distance communication module,
analysing the sensor information and the geocoordinate information transmitted to the at least one server by the group controllers of the groups to extract earthquake epicentre information therefrom using the local distribution of the control modules, and
determining on the server, in case of a failure of the group controller of a group, a new group controller and establishing the connections using the short-distance communication modules with the other control modules not defined as group controllers via the new group controller.

US Pat. No. 10,422,032

FILM FORMATION APPARATUS AND FILM-FORMED WORKPIECE MANUFACTURING METHOD

SHIBAURA MECHATRONICS COR...

1. A film formation apparatus comprising:a target that is a film formation material including a plane;
a power supply unit applying power to the target;
a rotating unit rotating a workpiece around a rotation axis, the workpiece being a film formation object and having a first film formation surface and a second film formation surface which intersects with the first film formation surface, and the rotation axis having an axial line intersecting the first film formation surface; and
a revolving unit revolving the rotating unit around a revolution axis separate from the rotation axis to repeatedly make the workpiece to come close to and move apart from the target,
wherein:
the rotation axis in the rotation and the revolution is fixed at a predetermined angle;
the predetermined angle is an angle at which a rotation trajectory surface has a first inclination angle relative to a revolution trajectory surface;
the rotation trajectory surface is a plane orthogonal to the rotation axis;
the revolution trajectory surface is a plane orthogonal to the revolution axis;
the target is held at an angle that causes the plane of the target to have a second inclination angle relative to the revolution trajectory surface;
the first inclination angle is an acute angle;
the second inclination angle is an acute angle; and
the rotation trajectory surface including the first film formation surface is inclined so that the first film formation surface faces inwardly toward the revolution axis and faces upwardly toward the revolution axis.

US Pat. No. 10,421,332

GAS SPRING ASSEMBLY FOR A VEHICLE SUSPENSION SYSTEM

Oshkosh Defense, LLC, Os...

1. A gas spring for a vehicle suspension system, comprising:a cylinder;
a rod disposed within the cylinder, the rod and the cylinder at least partially defining a chamber, wherein the rod and the cylinder are configured such that a relative movement therebetween changes the volume of the chamber; and
an accumulator in communication with the chamber, wherein gas in the chamber and the accumulator are configured to cooperate to at least partially provide (a) a first spring rate for at least one of a pressure of gas in the chamber, a deflection associated with at least one of the rod and the cylinder, and a spring force associated with at least one of the rod and the cylinder at or below a threshold, and (b) a second spring rate for at least one of a pressure of gas in the chamber, a deflection associated with at least one of the rod and the cylinder, and a spring force associated with at least one of the rod and the cylinder at or above the threshold.

US Pat. No. 10,425,916

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING V2X SIGNAL OF TERMINAL HAVING LIMITED TRANSMISSION CAPABILITY AND TERMINAL USING THE METHOD

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting a vehicle-to-everything (V2X) signal performed by a user equipment (UE) having a limited transmission capability in a multi-carrier system, comprising:selecting a first resource in a first carrier;
if using a specific subframe in a second carrier exceeds a transmission capability of the UE considering the first resource, selecting a second resource randomly among the remaining subframes except the specific subframe in the second carrier; and
transmitting the V2X signal using the first resource and the second resource,
wherein a number of transmission chains for the UE is smaller than a number of configured transmission carriers in the specific subframe.

US Pat. No. 10,423,926

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR LOCALIZING TRACKING DEVICES INDOORS AND OUTDOORS

MAPSTED CORP., Mississau...

1. A tracking device for localizing an item comprising:a processor; and
a memory storing a set of instructions, the instructions executable in the processor to:
identify a location state of the tracking device as one of an indoor location and an outdoor location relative to an indoor facility, based on at least one of satellite based data and connectivity to an access point in the indoor facility;
upon identifying the location state as the indoor location, activate a an inertial sensor and at least one of a wireless transceiver and one or more sensor devices of the tracking device, the sensor devices including at least one of a wireless signal strength sensor, a wireless signal connectivity sensor, a magnetic field sensor, a barometric sensor, and an ambient light sensor;
periodically broadcast a short range wireless signal to one or more other tracking devices within a predetermined distance from the tracking device in the indoor facility to enable localization of the one or more other tracking devices;
receive short range wireless signals broadcasted by the one or more tracking devices; and
provide indoor localization data gathered by the one or more sensor devices to a nearest access point, the indoor localization data comprising at least one of signal data and sensor data, the signal data comprising data pertaining to the short range wireless signals received from the one or more other tracking devices, the data pertaining to the short range wireless signals being used for determining a position of the tracking device relative to the one or more other tracking devices and the sensor data comprising at least one of inertial data and ambient environment data, the indoor localization data being used for localization of the item in the indoor facility.

US Pat. No. 10,423,465

DISTRIBUTED SEMAPHORE WITH ADJUSTABLE CHUNK SIZES

Rubrik, Inc., Palo Alto,...

1. A method for operating a data management system, comprising:determining a first amount of disk space for a cluster of data storage nodes at a first point in time;
determining a first number of semaphores corresponding with a distributed semaphore based on the first amount of disk space for the cluster at the first point in time;
determining a second amount of disk space for the cluster of data storage nodes at a second point in time subsequent to the first point in time;
detecting that the second amount of disk space for the cluster of data storage nodes at the second point in time is different from the first amount of disk space for the cluster of data storage nodes at the first point in time;
determining a second number of semaphores different from the first number of semaphores corresponding with the distributed semaphore in response to detecting that the second amount of disk space for the cluster of data storage nodes at the second point in time is different from the first amount of disk space for the cluster of data storage nodes at the first point in time, the determining the second number of semaphores includes determining the second number of semaphores based on the second amount of disk space for the cluster at the second point in time;
generating a plurality of semaphores comprising the second number of semaphores;
mapping disk space reservations from a prior set of semaphores for the distributed semaphore comprising the first number of semaphores into the plurality of semaphores comprising the second number of semaphores;
reserving a portion of the second amount of disk space for a first job using the plurality of semaphores;
allocating the portion of the second amount of disk space to the first job;
running the first job using the cluster subsequent to allocating the portion of the second amount of disk space to the first job; and
storing data generated by the first job within the portion of the second amount of disk space allocated to the first job.

US Pat. No. 10,422,159

ADJUSTABLE ROD GUIDE

Hoffman Enclosures, Inc.,...

1. A rod guide for mounting a latch rod relative to an enclosure, the rod guide comprising:a guide member including a guide-member helical surface and a guide opening to receive the latch rod;
a base member configured to attach to a surface of the enclosure, the base member including a base-member helical surface;
the base member supporting the guide member with the guide opening disposed at different distances from the surface of the enclosure when the guide-member helical surface is seated on the base-member helical surface with the guide member disposed at different respective rotational orientations relative to the base member;
a first fastener configured to secure the base member and the guide member to the enclosure;
a first at least one engagement feature disposed along one of the guide-member helical surface and the base-member helical surface;
a second at least one engagement feature disposed along a different one of the guide-member helical surface and the base-member helical surface;
wherein, with guide-member helical surface seated on the base-member helical surface and with the base member attached to the surface of the enclosure, the first at least one engagement feature engages the second at least one engagement feature to secure the guide-member at a first rotational orientation relative to the base member and to secure the guide opening at a first distance from the surface of the enclosure.

US Pat. No. 10,425,909

DETERMINING A COMPUTER BEING OUT OF AN AREA OF BEACON TRANSMISSION

FUJITSU LIMITED, Kawasak...

1. An information processing method, performed by a computer, the method comprising:executing, by processor of the computer, a processing that includes acquiring a beacon signal from a radio circuit coupled to the processor and configured to receive the beacon signal from a transmission source;
executing, by the processor of the computer, a calculation processing that includes calculating a length of a monitoring period, based on time intervals at which the beacon signal is received in a period of duration of a stationary state of the computer; and
executing, by the processor of the computer, a determination processing that includes determining as being out of an area in proximity to the transmission source of the beacon signal in a case where the beacon signal is not received during the monitoring period having the length calculated by the calculation processing.

US Pat. No. 10,425,871

SYSTEM, METHOD AND COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIUM FOR PROVISIONING DUAL-HOMED VOICE CALL CONTINUITY

Tango Networks, Inc., Ri...

1. A method, comprising:transmitting, by a user equipment registered in a first network, a request for a handover to a second network, wherein one of the first network and the second network comprises a circuit switched network and another of the first network and the second network comprises a packet switched network, the request being received by at least one of an enterprise gateway server and a carrier gateway server;
evaluating, by the enterprise gateway server and the carrier gateway server, an enterprise policy and a carrier policy, wherein the carrier policy indicates whether to allow the handover based on an available capacity in at least one of the circuit switched network and the packet switched network sufficient to handle the call;
responsive to identifying the available capacity is sufficient, forwarding the request to the enterprise gateway server, which allows the handover based on the enterprise policy;
transmitting a confirmation notification from the enterprise gateway server to the carrier gateway server to permit the handover; and
determining, by a voice call continuity service, whether to allow the handover based on the enterprise policy and the carrier policy, wherein whether to allow the handover further comprises dual approval by both the enterprise gateway server and the carrier gateway server.

US Pat. No. 10,425,773

METHOD AND SYSTEM OF CROWD-SOURCED HEADING CORRECTIONS

MAPSTED CORP., Mississau...

1. A method of updating a direction of traversal of a mobile device, the mobile device including a processor and a memory, the method executed in the processor and comprising:determining that a first and a second mobile device are traversing an indoor route in a same heading based on a first and second heading angles determined at the first and the second mobile devices respectively, the first and second heading angles having an associated first and second confidence levels respectively;
receiving a broadcast, transmitted from the second mobile device, of a localization data packet that includes data of the second heading angle and the associated second confidence level; and
based upon the localization data packet, when the first confidence level determined at the first mobile device is lower than the second confidence level determined at the second mobile device, updating the first heading angle of the first mobile device in accordance with the second heading angle of the second mobile device.

US Pat. No. 10,425,205

SOUNDING REFERENCE SIGNAL TRANSMISSION IN LOW LATENCY WIRELESS TRANSMISSIONS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication, comprising:identifying a set of shortened transmission time intervals (sTTIs) for uplink transmissions of a first wireless service, the set of sTTIs located within subframe time boundaries of a subframe of a second wireless service;
identifying two or more sTTIs within the set of sTTIs for transmission of sounding reference signal (SRS) transmissions within the subframe time boundaries, at least one of the two or more sTTIs comprising an initial orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) symbol configured for an SRS transmission; and
transmitting one or more SRS transmissions in at least one of the two or more sTTIs.

US Pat. No. 10,421,210

WORKPIECE POSITIONING SYSTEM

USNR, LLC, Woodland, WA ...

1. An apparatus for positioning a log, comprising:a sharp chain configured to convey the log in a direction of flow;
a carriage coupled with the sharp chain, the carriage having a first portion and a second portion disposed on opposite sides of the sharp chain, one or both of the portions being selectively repositionable toward and away from the sharp chain; and
a first and a second vertical feed roll rotatably coupled to the first and second portions of the carriage, respectively, and disposed on opposite sides of the sharp chain, wherein the first and second vertical feed rolls are repositionable toward and away from the sharp chain relative to the carriage, and
wherein the carriage is configured to vertically reposition the sharp chain and the first and second vertical feed rolls in concert to thereby tilt the log while the log is being conveyed on the sharp chain and engaged by one or both of the first and second vertical feed rolls.

US Pat. No. 10,426,051

FOLDING DEVICES

INTEL CORPORATION, Santa...

1. A folding device, comprising:a first frame;
a second frame;
a cam coupled to the second frame;
a biasing element coupled to the cam and coupled to the first frame, the biasing element to cause the first frame and the second frame to translate away from each other in response to rotation of the folding device from a folded position toward an unfolded position; and
a display coupled to the first and second frames, the display to wrap around ends of the first and second frames, the biasing element to urge the ends of the first and second frames away from one another to encourage the display to unwrap from around the ends in response to rotation of the folding device from the folded position toward the unfolded position.

US Pat. No. 10,426,022

PULSED POWER GENERATION USING MAGNETRON RF SOURCE WITH INTERNAL MODULATION

Muons, Inc., Batavia, IL...

17. A system for powering an accelerating cavity, comprising:a magnetron configured to receive an input injection-locking signal, to produce an injection-locked output signal using the input injection-locking signal when the input injection-locking signal allows the magnetron to operate at a subcritical cathode voltage that is below a critical voltage needed for self-excitation of the magnetron, and to interrupt the injection-locked output signal when the input injection-locking signal is not sufficiently strong to allow the magnetron to operate at the subcritical cathode voltage; and
a cathode voltage supply system coupled to the magnetron and configured to supply the subcritical cathode voltage and to control a power of the injection-locked output signal by controlling the cathode voltage.

US Pat. No. 10,425,980

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONNECTING TO ACCESS POINT IN PORTABLE TERMINAL

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method of connecting to an access point (AP) in a portable terminal, the method comprising:scanning signals transmitted from each of a plurality of APs;
identifying a connection scheme of each of the plurality of APs based on information included in each of the scanned signals;
when a first AP that does not support a hotspot 2.0 and a second AP that supports a hotspot 2.0 are identified among the plurality of APs based on the connection scheme of each of the plurality of APs, determining a connection setting for connecting to one of the first AP and the second AP;
selecting an AP from the first AP and the second AP to establish a connection based on the connection setting stored at the portable terminal;
controlling to establish the connection with the selected AP; and
controlling to access an information server via the connected AP,
wherein the controlling to access the information server via the connected AP comprises transmitting an Access Network Query Protocol (ANQP) message for requesting an identification information of the second AP to the information server.

US Pat. No. 10,421,607

CRYOGENIC FREEZER

Brooks Automation, Inc., ...

1. A cryogenic storage device comprising:a freezer configured to maintain a cryogenic environment, the freezer comprising:
a port enabling access to the cryogenic environment through a top portion of the freezer;
a rack carrier having a plurality of rack-mounting features at a top surface of the rack carrier, each of the rack-mounting features being configured to accept a sample storage rack through the top surface and to position an end of the sample storage rack, the sample storage rack being configured to store a plurality of sample storage trays;
a bearing including a bearing member coupled with the rack carrier and a stationary race coupled to the freezer, the bearing configured to support the rack carrier when the stationary race is coupled with the bearing member; and
a shaft interface including a shaft extending though at least a portion of the freezer, the shaft having an exterior portion and an interior portion coupled to the rack carrier, the shaft configured to drive vertical translation of the rack carrier to decouple the rotating bearing member from the stationary race, the shaft supporting the rack carrier when the rotating bearing member is decoupled from the stationary race.

US Pat. No. 10,421,463

AUTOMATIC STEERING CONTROL REFERENCE ADAPTION TO RESOLVE UNDERSTEERING OF AUTONOMOUS DRIVING VEHICLES

BAIDU USA LLC, Sunnyvale...

1. A computer-implemented method for operating an autonomous driving vehicle, comprising:receiving a request to turn the autonomous driving vehicle (ADV) from a first direction to a second direction;
determining a plurality of segment masses of a plurality of segments of the ADV, wherein the segment masses are located on a plurality of predetermined locations within a vehicle platform of the ADV;
calculating a location of a mass center for an entire ADV based on the plurality of segment masses of the plurality of segments of the ADV, the mass center representing a center of an entire mass of the entire ADV, wherein the location of the mass center of the entire ADV is determined based on the plurality of segment masses in view of relative locations of the segment masses using a predetermined algorithm; and
generating a steering control command based on the location of the mass center of the entire ADV for steering control of the ADV.

US Pat. No. 10,421,136

METHOD FOR DEBURRING A GEAR BLANK

1. A method for deburring a gear blank and correcting chamfer sizes, chamfer shapes, and chamfer symmetry at tooth edges of a toothing which were produced with a deburring cutter with a substantially asymmetric tooth shape, wherein a semi-automatic correction of a chamfer width and a chamfer shape is effected, the method comprising:coupling movement of axes of a gear cutting machine comprising a C1-axis for rotating a workpiece, Z1-, X1-, and Y1-axes for linear shifting of a machine column of a tool of the gear cutting machine, and a V1-axis for shifting the tool in an axial direction of its axis;
receiving a specified correction in an axial direction of a specified one of the axes Z1, V1, and C1;
determining the specified axis;
calculating one or more axial corrections based on the specified correction and specified axis using a controller, wherein the axial corrections are in one or more axial directions that is not the specified axis, the calculations performed include one or more of the following: if the specified axis is the Z1-axis, calculating an axial correction in the axial direction of the C1-axis including coupling the C1-axis to the Z1-axis via a helix angle of the toothing; if the specified axis is the V1-axis, calculating an axial correction in the axial direction of the C1-axis and calculating an axial correction in the axial direction of the Z1-axis, including coupling the C1-axis and Z1-axis to the V1-axis via a swivel angle of the tool and a transverse pressure angle of a gear; if the specified axis is the C1-axis, calculating an axial correction in the axial direction of the Y1-axis including coupling the Y1-axis to the C1-axis via the transverse pressure angle of the gear; and
controlling the tool with the controller to perform the specified and calculated corrections to the toothing.
US Pat. No. 10,420,715

CAROTENOID COMPOSITION AND METHOD FOR PROTECTING SKIN

Lycored Ltd., Beer-Sheva...

1. A method for protecting the skin of a subject against damages caused by ultra-violet (uv) radiation from the sun, comprising oral administration of an effective amount of composition to said subject, wherein said oral administration of said composition consists of administering said composition, wherein said composition consisting essentially of (a) a carotenoid fraction that has 6% to 15%, by weight relative to the weight of the composition lycopene and 0.3% to 1.5%, by weight relative to the weight of the composition phytoene, phytofluene, or mixtures thereof; and (b) 1.5% to 2.5%, by weight relative to the weight of the composition vitamin E, wherein said composition is devoid of pro-vitamin A carotenoid, thereby protecting the skin of the subject against damages caused by UV radiation from the sun;wherein said administering begins 7 to 30 days before exposure to uv radiation.

US Pat. No. 10,426,000

ELECTRONIC OVEN WITH REFLECTIVE ENERGY STEERING

The Markov Corporation, ...

1. An electronic oven with a set of reflective elements for controlling a distribution of microwave energy in the electronic oven, comprising:a chamber;
a microwave energy source coupled to an injection port in the chamber;
a set of actuators connected to the set of reflective elements;
a controller that controls the set of actuators;
wherein the microwave energy source applies an electromagnetic wave with a dominant wavelength to the chamber;
wherein the set of reflective elements are held above a surface of the chamber by the set of actuators;
wherein the set of reflective elements are non-radiative elements;
wherein the controller repositions the set of reflective elements via the set of actuators;
wherein the controller stores instructions that independently cause a repositioning of each reflective element in the set of reflective elements using the set of actuators; and
wherein the set of actuators and the set of reflective elements are each sets of at least three units.

US Pat. No. 10,421,411

HEADREST-MOUNTED MONITOR

VOXX INTERNATIONAL CORPOR...

1. A monitor, comprising:a housing having a cavity that defines a storage space and having a first hinge portion, the first hinge portion comprising a slot;
a screen structure substantially the same size and shape as the storage space, the screen structure having a front face and a back face, the screen structure configured to attach to the housing such that the screen structure can pivot between a first configuration and a second configuration, the screen structure having a second hinge portion, the second hinge portion comprising a planar structure which is slidable within the slot, the second hinge portion cooperating with the first hinge portion to pivotably secure the screen structure to the housing when the planar structure is disposed within the slot, the planar structure being pivotally secured at one end to the screen structure, the other end being slidably mounted within the slot; and
at least one speaker within an interior of the screen structure.

US Pat. No. 10,425,998

HEAT GENERATOR

Rotaheat Limited, Salisb...

1. A heat generator comprising:a shaft,
a fluid input and fluid output,
an electrically conducting first disc rigidly fixed to the shaft and rotating when the shaft rotates,
a plurality of magnets having their magnetic fields intersecting the plane of the first disc mounted either side of the first disc on a pair of second fixed discs mounted around the shaft, but not coupled to it either side of the first disc and with the planes of the pair of second discs parallel to the plane of the first disc,
a plurality of runner vanes upstanding from one or both sides of the first disc and forming a plurality of fluid paths between the first and second discs from close to the shaft towards the magnets, the each path having an inlet close to the shaft and an outlet close to the magnets, the widths of said paths increasing from each of their inlets to each of their outlets,
a vane free portion of the first disc between the magnets on the pairs of second fixed discs,
said outlets of the fluid paths arranged to allow fluid to flow over the vane free portion of the first disc to exit the heat generator though the output.

US Pat. No. 10,425,944

WIFI MANAGEMENT INTERFACE FOR MICROWAVE RADIO AND RESET TO FACTORY DEFAULTS

Mimosa Networks, Inc., S...

1. A wireless radio, comprising:an antenna providing a wireless interface that is used to manage and configure the wireless radio on a dedicated band not utilized by a radio assembly of the wireless radio;
a dedicated management interface antenna transmitting or receiving signals in a dedicated band for controlling operations of the wireless radio; and
at least one additional antenna of the wireless radio transmitting or receiving signals that are not used for controlling operations of the wireless radio, the dedicated management interface antenna and the at least one additional antenna being physically separated from one another.

US Pat. No. 10,422,646

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CREDENTIAL-BASED PEDESTRIAN ROUTING

MAPSTED CORP., Mississau...

1. A method of providing, for display at a mobile computing device, a pedestrian route associated with an indoor facility, the method comprising:obtaining a unique identifier of the mobile computing device;
comparing the unique identifier of the mobile computing device with a database to determine a credential associated with the mobile computing device, the database comprising credentials assigned to a set of mobile devices, each credential having trajectory information associated with it, based on a user attribute associated with the mobile device; and
communicating, for display at the mobile computing device, the pedestrian route from a first position of the mobile computing device in the indoor facility to a second position in the indoor facility, the pedestrian route determined at least partly based on the trajectory information associated with the credential.

US Pat. No. 10,421,993

METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR REDUCING NON-SPECIFIC AMPLIFICATION PRODUCTS

Paragon Genomics, Inc., ...

1. A method of reducing non-specific amplification products formed between primers and between primers and template in a template-dependent primer extension reaction, the method comprising:amplifying a plurality of target nucleic acids using a plurality of pairs of target-specific primers that are in a same reaction mixture, wherein said amplifying generates a plurality of target-specific amplification products and a plurality of non-specific amplification products formed between primers, between primers and template, or both;
introducing a resolvase that recognizes an aberrant DNA structure and cleaving said non-specific amplification products with the resolvase to generate a plurality of cleaved non-specific amplification products while maintaining a substantial proportion of said plurality of target-specific amplification products, wherein the resolvase recognizes an aberrant DNA structure comprising at least one of Holliday structures or junctions, branched DNAs, Y-structures, cruciforms, hetereoduplex loops, bulky adducts, single-stranded overhangs, DNA mismatches, or non-perfectly-matched DNAs.

US Pat. No. 10,421,310

METHOD OF FORMING A SECURITY DOCUMENT

DE LA RUE INTERNATIONAL L...

1. A method of forming a security document, comprising:i) providing a thread comprising at least one region of heat-transformable structured interference material, the material having an initial optically variable effect, caused by periodicity within the material, which is transformable in response to applied heat;
ii) integrating the thread with a document substrate material during a substrate forming process, so as to produce a security document substrate having on at least one surface at least one windowed region in which the thread is exposed at the substrate surface, and at least one bridge region in which the thread is not exposed, and thereafter
iii) applying a patterned heat process thereby causing a structural modification in the one or more regions of heat-transformable material of the thread, the structural modification comprising a change in the periodicity of the structured interference material, so as to produce an observable optically variable effect representative of the heat pattern at one or more predetermined positions with respect to one or more of the windowed region or bridge region, wherein the observable optically variable effect is different from the initial optically variable effect,
wherein in step (iii), the patterned heat process is applied to the bridge region so as to cause the structural modification in the heat-transformable material by transmission of the heat to the heat-transformable material via intervening substrate material forming the bridge, and
wherein the applying of the patterned heat process in step iii) is performed either a) by thermal conduction using a surface of an applied member, the surface of the applied member being provided with a heat pattern in the form of an image, or b) by a laser wherein the laser is used to generate a heat pattern in the form of an image.
US Pat. No. 10,420,315

HYBRID PEPPER PLANT NAMED HMX5177

HM.CLAUSE, S.A., Portes ...

1. A seed of Capsicum annuum pepper hybrid designated HMX5177, wherein a representative sample of seed of said hybrid having been deposited under NCIMB No. 42766.

US Pat. No. 10,426,038

MANUFACTURING METHOD OF CIRCUIT BOARD

Unimicron Technology Corp...

1. A manufacturing method of a circuit board, comprising:providing a dielectric substrate, wherein a circuit pattern, a dielectric layer covering the circuit pattern, and a conductive via located in the dielectric layer and connected to the circuit pattern are disposed on the dielectric substrate;
forming a thermal-sensitive adhesive layer on the dielectric layer;
forming a photoresist material layer on the thermal-sensitive adhesive layer;
performing imprinting on the photoresist material layer via a stamp, wherein a first conductive layer is disposed on a surface of a pressing side of the stamp facing the circuit pattern, a second conductive layer is disposed on a surface of other portions of the stamp, and a resistance of the first conductive layer is greater than a resistance of the second conductive layer;
applying a current to the stamp;
removing the stamp and the photoresist material layer and the thermal-sensitive adhesive layer below the pressing side to form a patterned photoresist layer and a patterned thermal-sensitive adhesive layer;
forming a patterned metal layer on a region exposed by the patterned photoresist layer;
removing the patterned photoresist layer;
heating the patterned thermal-sensitive adhesive layer to reduce the adhesion of the patterned thermal-sensitive adhesive layer; and
after heating the patterned thermal-sensitive adhesive layer, removing the patterned thermal-sensitive adhesive layer.

US Pat. No. 10,425,985

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

Sony Corporation, Tokyo ...

1. An information processing apparatus, comprising:at least one processor configured to:
receive, from a first communication device, a request to join a group of second communication devices,
wherein the group of second communication devices is associated with a plurality of shared connection rights that enables each of the group of second communication devices to access a network, and
wherein a shared connection right of the plurality of shared connection rights includes a machine communication identity module (MCIM) to access the network, wherein the MCIM is individually set in each second communication device of the group of second communication devices;
provisionally transfer at least one shared connection right of the plurality of shared connection rights to the first communication device based on the request and based on an approval state associated with a second communication device of the group of second communication devices, wherein the approval state indicates that the second communication device is permitted to approve the provisional transfer of the at least one shared connection right, and wherein the second communication device that is permitted to approve the provisional transfer of the at least one shared connection right is different from the information processing apparatus; and
invalidate the MCIM set in the second communication device and set the MCIM in the first communication device, based on the provisional transfer.

US Pat. No. 10,425,926

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REQUESTING ADDITIONAL SYSTEM INFORMATION

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for a user equipment (UE) to receive additional system information in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:determining to acquire system information and the additional system information,
wherein the system information has a higher priority over the additional system information;
transmitting, to a radio access network (RAN), a radio resource control (RRC) request message, including first information requesting the system information,
wherein the RRC request message has a size which is not sufficient to include second information requesting the additional system information;
receiving an RRC setup message including the requested system information, from the RAN, in response to the RRC request message including the first information requesting the system information;
transmitting an RRC setup complete message including the second information requesting the additional system information, to the RAN; and
receiving the requested additional system information, from the RAN, in response to the RRC setup complete message including the second information requesting the additional system information.

US Pat. No. 10,425,906

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DETECTING UPSTREAM RF SIGNALS BASED ON PREAMBLE, AND APPARATUS FOR CABLE BROADCASTING USING THE SAME

ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMU...

1. An apparatus for detecting an upstream RF signal based on a preamble, comprising:an analog-to-digital converter unit for receiving an RF analog signal and converting the RF analog signal into an RF digital signal;
a down-converter unit for converting the RF digital signal into a baseband digital signal;
a packet detection unit for performing packet detection by performing an operation on the baseband digital signal and predetermined differential preamble signals; and
a timing calculation unit for outputting the baseband digital signal and time information generated through the packet detection,
wherein the packet detection unit comprises:
a demultiplexer unit for demultiplexing the baseband digital signal;
a comparison unit for performing packet detection by performing an operation on signals demultiplexed from the baseband digital signal and the differential preamble signals; and
a selection unit for selecting time information generated by accumulating a number of times the packet detection is performed,
wherein the comparison unit generates a packet value by calculating a sum of results of performing an AND operation on each of the differential preamble signals and each of the signals demultiplexed from the baseband digital signal.

US Pat. No. 10,424,536

ELECTRONIC COMPONENT HAVING A LEAD FRAME CONSISTING OF AN ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE MATERIAL

SCHWEIZER ELECTRONIC AG, ...

1. An electronic component, comprising:a first lead frame consisting of an electrically conductive material;
the first lead frame carries a first semiconductor component, and with a shunt element arranged in a plane of the first lead frame;
the shunt element comprises a resistor body arranged between a first terminal contact and a second terminal contact;
an electrically conducting connection extends from a terminal of the first semiconductor component through the first lead frame to the first terminal contact of the shunt element; and
the first terminal contact, the second terminal contact and the resistor body of the shunt element are arranged next to each other with respect to the plane of the first lead frame.

US Pat. No. 10,421,615

WORKPIECE SINGULATOR WITH ADJUSTABLE STAIR DEPTH

USNR, LLC, Woodland, WA ...

1. A workpiece singulator, comprising:a set of movable stairs having a first step member with a first workpiece support surface and a second step member with a second workpiece support surface, the second step member being disposed between the first step member and a destination area, and the first and second step members being movable along generally parallel paths; and
a drive assembly coupled with the set of movable stairs, wherein the drive assembly is selectively operable to move the first and second step members synchronously in a first direction toward the destination area with the first and second workpiece support surfaces generally coplanar, and wherein the drive assembly is selectively operable to move the first step member in the first direction toward the destination area while moving the second step member in an opposite second direction independently of the first step member.

US Pat. No. 10,421,467

SIDE FRAME FOR A RAILWAY TRUCK AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME

Nevis Industries LLC, Wi...

1. A side frame for a railway car truck, the side frame comprising:a forward pedestal jaw and a rearward pedestal jaw, the forward and rearward pedestal jaws configured for mounting wheel assemblies, the side frame having a center disposed substantially equally between the forward pedestal jaw and the rearward pedestal jaw;
a first side wall and a second side wall;
a bolster opening having an upper bolster opening surface, a lower spring seat surface, a forward surface, and a rearward surface;
a first riser arranged on the first side wall proximate to a forward lower corner of the bolster opening;
a second riser arranged on the first side wall proximate to a rearward lower corner of the bolster opening;
a third riser arranged on the first side wall proximate to a forward upper corner of the bolster opening;
a fourth riser arranged on the first side wall proximate to a rearward upper corner of the bolster opening;
a fifth riser arranged on the first side wall proximate to an upper inboard corner of a forward pedestal jaw; and
a sixth riser arranged on the first side wall proximate to an upper inboard corner of a rearward pedestal jaw;
wherein a thickness of the first side wall is greater than a thickness of the second side wall proximate each of the first riser, the second riser, the third riser, the fourth riser, the fifth riser, and the sixth riser, and
wherein a thickness of at least a portion of the bolster opening wall is greater adjacent the first side wall than the thickness of the bolster opening wall in an opposite portion of the bolster opening wall adjacent the second side wall facing the first sidewall; and wherein the thickness of the bolster opening wall adjacent the first side wall tapers from the first side wall to a central point of the bolster opening wall.

US Pat. No. 10,426,055

IN-PLACE RETROFIT OF PLC CONTROL SYSTEMS

FISHER-ROSEMOUNT SYSTEMS,...

1. A system for upgrading a process control system from a legacy programmable logic controller (PLC) to a non-PLC process controller, the system comprising:a mounting rack sized and configured to fit into a space occupied by legacy hardware associated with the legacy PLC;
a non-PLC process controller;
an input/output (I/O) card coupled to the non-PLC process controller and mounted in the mounting rack;
an I/O terminal block communicatively coupled to the I/O card and configured to pass to the I/O card signals corresponding to a plurality of process control field devices and/or to send from the I/O card signals to a plurality of process control field devices, the I/O terminal block mounted in the mounting rack; and
a custom interface module mounted in the mounting rack and communicatively coupled to (i) the I/O card via the I/O terminal block and (ii) the plurality of process control field devices via a legacy wiring mechanism coupled to legacy wiring of the process control system, without requiring modification or re-termination of the legacy wiring, wherein any one or more of the following is true:
(a) each custom interface module is coupled to an I/O terminal block via a ribbon cable,
(b) the components used to upgrade from a first legacy PLC type differ from the components used to upgrade from a second legacy PLC type only by the mounting rack and the custom interface module,
(c) the custom interface module comprises a conditioning module electrically disposed between the I/O coupling mechanism and the legacy wiring mechanism, wherein the conditioning module is configured to, for each of the plurality of signals (i) convert a signal received at the legacy wiring mechanism into a signal that can be transmitted to the I/O card via the I/O coupling mechanism, or (ii) to convert a signal received from the I/O card via the I/O coupling mechanism into a signal that can be transmitted to a corresponding process control field device via the legacy wiring mechanism,
(d) the custom interface module comprises:
the legacy wiring mechanism configured to mechanically and electrically couple the custom interface module to a counterpart legacy wiring coupling mechanism, the counterpart legacy wiring coupling mechanism having terminated thereto the legacy wiring for carrying a plurality of signals to or from the plurality of process control field devices;
an I/O coupling mechanism configured to facilitate electrical coupling of the custom interface module to the I/O card such that for each of the plurality of signals, a corresponding signal is communicated to or from the I/O card via the I/O coupling mechanism;
a conditioning module electrically disposed between the I/O coupling mechanism and the legacy wiring mechanism, wherein the conditioning module is configured to, for each of the plurality of signals (i) convert a signal received at the legacy wiring mechanism into a signal that can be transmitted to the I/O card via the I/O coupling mechanism, or (ii) to convert a signal received from the I/O card via the I/O coupling mechanism into a signal that can be transmitted to a corresponding process control field device via the legacy wiring mechanism,
(e) the custom interface module further comprises current limiting circuitry,
(f) the custom interface module is a pass-through module,
(g) a carrier extender is mounted in the mounting rack and communicatively coupled to the non-PLC process controller, the carrier extender communicatively coupled to the I/O card and facilitating communication between the I/O card and the non-PLC process controller.

US Pat. No. 10,425,973

RANDOM ACCESS CHANNEL SIGNALING ON A SHARED COMMUNICATION MEDIUM

Qualcomm Incorporated, S...

1. A communication method, comprising:receiving a broadcast message including information associated with a Physical Random Access Channel (PRACH) on one or more subframes in a portion configured for downlink signaling, wherein the broadcast message comprises a contention type indicator, a timing advance indicator, or a combination thereof;
determining
whether contention is in effect for transmission on the PRACH based on the contention type indicator when the broadcast message comprises the contention type indicator,
whether an uplink transmission offset is in effect for transmission on the PRACH based on the timing advance indicator when the broadcast message comprises the timing advance indicator, or
a combination thereof;
transmitting signaling over the PRACH on one or more subframes in a portion configured for uplink signaling based on the determining; and
receiving a PRACH-specific maximum transmission power parameter for a narrowband PRACH waveform that sets a different maximum transmission power than a Physical Uplink Shared Channel (PUSCH),
wherein the broadcast message is received on a shared communication medium and the signaling is transmitted on the shared communication medium, the shared communication medium being shared by devices of multiple radio access technologies (RATs).

US Pat. No. 10,425,953

HOST DEVICE PREVENTING DISTORTION OF OPTICAL SIGNAL DUE TO NONLINEAR NOISE, AND DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEM INCLUDING THE HOST DEVICE

ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMU...

1. A method of processing an analog electrical signal to be performed by a host device connected to remote radio heads (RRHs), the method comprising:receiving analog electrical signals respectively from the RRHs;
allocating, to an intermediate frequency, the analog electrical signals by intermediate frequency converters respectively corresponding to the RRHs;
multiplexing, by a channel aggregator, the analog electrical signals allocated to the intermediate frequency;
performing, by a precompensator, a precompensation on an analog electrical signal obtained through the multiplexing to remove a second-order nonlinear intermodulation distortion component and a harmonic component with a frequency greater than or equal to the intermediate frequency which are generated in an analog optical link connected to the host device; and
converting, by an analog, optical transmitter, an analog electrical signal obtained through the precompensation to an analog optical signal to be output to the analog optical link.

US Pat. No. 10,425,902

USER-DEFINED COVERAGE OF MEDIA-PLAYER DEVICES ON ONLINE SOCIAL NETWORKS

Facebook, Inc., Menlo Pa...

1. A method comprising, by a client system of a user:receiving, at the client system, an authentication key broadcasted from a media-player device, wherein the client system is within a wireless communication range of the media-player device, and wherein the media-player device comprises a plurality of antennas;
verifying, by the client system, the authentication key to register the user to the media-player device; and
sending, from the client system, instructions to adjust a power level of each of the plurality of antennas, the instructions being determined based on broadcast signals received at the client system and on a respective position of the client system associated with each received broadcast signal, wherein the respective position of the client system is determined with respect to a position of the media-player device.

US Pat. No. 10,425,898

METHODS AND ARRANGEMENTS RELATING TO PROVISION OF BEAM COVERAGE FOR A COMMUNICATION DEVICE OPERATING IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORK

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method, performed by a communication device, for managing beam coverage of the communication device in a wireless communication network, the method comprising:receiving and evaluating one or more first reference signals transmitted by a first network node of the wireless communication network, said one or more first reference signals being comprised in one or more first beams, said one or more first beams being static or semi-static beams, wherein said receiving and evaluating is according to a first state of the communication device in which the communication device refrains from reporting back in the uplink about the received and evaluated one or more first reference signals;
upon evaluating, by comparison to a threshold value, that all of the received one or more first reference signals are too weak and/or of too low quality:
sending a request, to one or more network nodes, for a certain procedure to provide, by beamforming, one or more second beams directed specifically to the communication device, wherein the requested one or more second beams comprise one or more second reference signals; and
switching from the first state to a second state, the second state being a state in which the communication device is in a battery-saving mode and actively participates in providing the one or more second beams.

US Pat. No. 10,425,892

SYSTEM, METHOD AND ARTICLE OF MANUFACTURE TO CONSERVE POWER IN A MOBILE DEVICE BY TEMPORARILY DISPLAYING A SCANNING CODE WITHOUT UNLOCKING A MOBILE DEVICE

AVANT-GARDE IP LLC, Lort...

1. A method to conserve power in a mobile device having a lock screen wallpaper, the method comprising:identifying the mobile device is at a business location;
temporarily replacing the lock screen wallpaper of the mobile device to an image having a QR code, the QR code encoding payment information for conducting a transaction at the business location;
activating a display of the mobile device and rendering the image having the QR code as the lock screen wallpaper on the activated display of the mobile device which remains in the screen locked state; and
conserving power in the mobile device by providing the image having the QR code as the lock screen wallpaper of the mobile device, without having to unlock the mobile device.

US Pat. No. 10,423,882

DISK CAPACITY PREDICTING METHOD, APPARATUS, EQUIPMENT AND NON-VOLATILE COMPUTER STORAGE MEDIUM

BEIJING BAIDU NETCOM SCIE...

1. A disk capacity predicting method, comprising:obtaining change data of a disk capacity according to historical capacity data of the disk;
obtaining a target inflection point in the historical capacity data according to the change data of the disk capacity; and
obtaining a linear relationship between time and the disk capacity according to the historical capacity data after the target inflection point,
wherein the obtaining a target inflection point in the historical capacity data according to the change data of the disk capacity comprises:
using at least two detection algorithms to respectively detect the change data of the disk capacity, to obtain a first candidate inflection point detected by each detection algorithm;
obtaining second inflection points according to the first candidate inflection point detected by each detection algorithm; and
obtaining a second candidate inflection point at a latest sampling moment from the second candidate inflection points, as a target inflection point in the historical capacity data.

US Pat. No. 10,423,835

SEMANTIC REPRESENTATION MODULE OF A MACHINE-LEARNING ENGINE IN A VIDEO ANALYSIS SYSTEM

AVIGILON PATENT HOLDING 1...

14. A system, comprising:a video input source;
a processor; and
a memory storing computer instructions, which, when executed on the processor configure the processor to:
input data describing a scene depicted in a sequence of video frames, the input data comprises at least a classification for an object in a scene;
identify one or more primitive events, wherein each primitive event provides a semantic value describing a behavior engaged in by the object depicted in the scene and wherein each primitive event has an assigned primitive event symbol;
generate, for the object, a primitive event symbol stream which comprises the primitive event symbols corresponding to the primitive events identified for the object;
form a first vector representing the object; and
compare the first vector to a stored vector to define a similarity measure.

US Pat. No. 10,421,020

METHOD, APPARATUS, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR PERFORMANCE ANALYTICS DETERMINING PARTICIPANT STATISTICAL DATA AND GAME STATUS DATA

Zebra Technologies Corpor...

1. A method comprising:providing, by an application device having a sensor, sensor data to a real-time location system including a plurality of receivers;
when the real-time location system determines that the sensor data is indicative of the application device being present at a venue:
receiving, at the application device, participant data relating to one or more participants that are available in a fantasy game, wherein the fantasy game is at least partially related to performance of a player in a sporting event at the venue;
receiving, at the application device, a selected participant data indication from at least one user, wherein the selected participant data indication provides selection of at least one participant from the participant data;
transmitting, from the application device, the selected participant data based on the selected participant data indication; and
receiving, at the application device, a participant data update based on the selected participant data, wherein the participant data update is based on a time period comprising an event and is calculated based on blink data transmitted from a location tag mounted to the participant to at least one of the plurality of receivers, and the participant data update is viewable using a user interface of the application device; and
when the real-time location system determines that the sensor data is indicative of the application device not being present at the venue, receiving, at the application device, denial of entry into the fantasy game.

US Pat. No. 10,420,324

MAGNETIC TOWER

DOSKOCIL MANUFACTURING CO...

1. A magnetic tower pet toy comprising:a base having a bottom portion and an extension extending from the bottom portion, the extension including a base magnet disposed therein;
a pole member extending from the extension;
a first arm member including a first opening configured to receive the pole member and a first magnet, the first magnet configured to be repelled by the base magnet such that the arm member is disposed spaced away from the extension and capable of rotating about the pole member; and
a cover and a toy object, the cover and the toy object selectively releasably connected to an end of the first arm member.
US Pat. No. 10,420,750

DEVICE FOR DELIVERY OF A PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION

ST. RENATUS, LLC, Fort C...

1. A device for delivery of a pharmaceutical composition, wherein said device comprises a pharmaceutical composition comprising:about 3% (w/v) tetracaine HCl;
about 0.05% oxymetazoline HCl; and,
a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier;
wherein said device is a nasal spray device.

US Pat. No. 10,426,021

MICROELECTRONIC MODULE FOR ALTERING THE ELECTROMAGNETIC SIGNATURE OF A SURFACE, MODULE ARRAY AND METHOD FOR ALTERING THE ELECTROMAGNETIC SIGNATURE OF A SURFACE

Airbus Defence and Space ...

1. A microelectronic module for altering an electromagnetic signature of a surface, comprising:at least one voltage converter for converting a first voltage provided into a higher, lower or identical second voltage; and
at least one actuator, comprising at least one generator configured for generating an electrical plasma from the second voltage provided by the voltage converter;
wherein at least the voltage converter and the actuator are arranged on a thin-layered planar substrate; and
wherein the electromagnetic signature is altered by an interaction of the electrical plasma generated by the actuator with an electromagnetic radiation impinging on the surface; and
wherein the at least one actuator is configured to generate the electrical plasma with a specific frequency band selected for altering the electromagnetic radiation.

US Pat. No. 10,425,737

WIRELESS AUDIO OUTPUT DEVICE

AIROHA TECHNOLOGY CORP., ...

1. A wireless audio output device, comprising:two audio output units, wherein one of the audio output units is configured as a first role, and the other one of the audio output units is configured as a second role, wherein:
the first role, is configured to establish a multicast link with a source device, to receive one or more media packets from the source device via the multicast link, and to perform bidirectional communication with the source device via the multicast link; and
the second role, is configured to join the multicast link, to receive said media packets from the source device via the multicast link, to perform unidirectional communication with the source device via the multicast link, and to perform unidirectional communication and/or bidirectional communication with the first role via the multicast link.

US Pat. No. 10,424,990

INVERTER-INTEGRATED ELECTRIC COMPRESSOR

Mitsubishi Heavy Industri...

1. An inverter-integrated electric compressor having an inverter device incorporated into and integrated with an inverter housing section, the inverter housing section being provided on an outer circumference of a housing, the inverter-integrated electric compressor comprising:the inverter device including:
a control substrate having a control circuit mounted thereon;
a plurality of high-voltage electrical components forming a noise removal filter circuit, where a high-voltage electrical component is an electrical component operating, by power supplied from a power supply unit, under a voltage higher than a voltage under which the control circuit mounted on the control substrate operates;
a power substrate having a power element mounted thereon;
a filter circuit substrate having the plurality of high-voltage electrical components connected to a pattern and mounted thereon so as to form the filter circuit; and
a resin structure, integrally formed with a housing section having a bottom and a volume required for housing and installing the plurality of high-voltage electrical components and an assembly section having a frame shape for assembling each of the substrates, with an empty space being provided in a center portion of the assembly section, connection terminals being insert-molded for electrically connecting each of the substrates in advance;
the assembly section including a support extending toward a center portion of the empty space of the assembly section, being integrally formed in the assembly section, and supporting the control substrate from below,
the plurality of high-voltage electrical components, the power substrate, the control substrate, and the filter circuit substrate being assembled into the resin structure and integrally unitized to form the inverter device,
the control substrate and the power substrate being assembled into the resin structure by being tightly fixed to assembly bosses, and
the inverter device being removably housed and installed in the inverter housing section.

US Pat. No. 10,423,542

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TRANSMITTING DATA BETWEEN PROCESSES USING SHARED MEMORY BLOCK INDEXES

Beijing Baidu Netcom Scie...

1. A data transmission method, the method comprising:acquiring a most recent shared memory block index of a shared memory segment by a data receiver, the shared memory segment being used by a data transmitter and the data receiver to transmit data, the most recent shared memory block index being used for indicating an address of a shared memory block in a shared memory segment where data recently written by the data transmitter is located;
deciding whether the most recent shared memory block index is consistent with a shared memory block index corresponding to data recently read by the data receiver; and
determining, according to the decision, whether to read the data in the shared memory block corresponding to the most recent shared memory block index,
wherein the determining, according to the decision, whether to read the data in the shared memory block corresponding to the most recent shared memory block index comprises:
ignoring the data in the shared memory block corresponding to the most recent shared memory block index if the decision indicates that the most recent shared memory block index is consistent with the shared memory block index corresponding to the data recently read by the data receiver; and
reading the data in the shared memory block corresponding to the most recent shared memory block index when the decision indicates that the most recent shared memory block index is inconsistent with the shared memory block index corresponding to the data recently read by the data receiver,
wherein the shared memory segment comprises a general flag variable and a general flag lock variable, the general flag variable being used for storing the most recent shared memory block index; and
the acquiring the most recent shared memory block index of the shared memory segment by the data receiver comprising:
acquiring the general flag lock variable by the data receiver; and
reading the general flag variable so as to acquire the most recent shared memory block index of the share memory segment.

US Pat. No. 10,423,503

CHUNK ALLOCATION

Rubrik, Inc., Palo Alto,...

1. A method for operating a data management system, comprising:acquiring a first snapshot of a real or virtual machine;
generating a first plurality of data sets using the first snapshot of the real or virtual machine;
acquiring disk ages for a plurality of disks at a first point in time;
determining a plurality of estimated times to failure for the plurality of disks at the first point in time using the disk ages for the plurality of disks at the first point in time;
identifying a first subset of the plurality of disks less than all of the disks of the plurality of disks using the plurality of estimated times to failure for the plurality of disks at the first point in time;
identifying a second subset of the plurality of disks different from the first subset of the plurality of disks using the plurality of estimated times to failure for the plurality of disks at the first point in time;
storing a first data set of the first plurality of data sets using the first subset of the plurality of disks;
storing a second data set of the first plurality of data sets using the second subset of the plurality of disks;
acquiring a second snapshot of the real or virtual machine subsequent to acquiring the first snapshot of the real or virtual machine;
generating a second plurality of data sets using the second snapshot of the real or virtual machine;
acquiring disk ages for the plurality of disks at a second point in time subsequent to the first point in time;
determining a plurality of estimated times to failure for the plurality of disks at the second point in time using the disk ages for the plurality of disks at the second point in time;
identifying a third subset of the plurality of disks less than all of the disks of the plurality of disks using the plurality of estimated times to failure for the plurality of disks at the second point in time;
identifying a fourth subset of the plurality of disks different from the third subset of the plurality of disks using the plurality of estimated times to failure for the plurality of disks at the second point in time;
storing a third data set of the second plurality of data sets using the third subset of the plurality of disks; and
storing a fourth data set of the second plurality of data sets using the fourth subset of the plurality of disks.

US Pat. No. 10,423,122

LENS-FREE IMAGE SENSOR USING PHASE-SHIFTING HOLOGRAM

VISERA TECHNOLOGIES COMPA...

1. An image sensor, comprising:a plurality of photoelectric elements for receiving an incident light,
wherein the photoelectric elements are arranged into a plurality of unit cells, and each of the unit cells comprises a first photoelectric element and a second photoelectric element,
wherein the first photoelectric element in each of the unit cells captures a first pixel in a first phase, and the second photoelectric element in each of the unit cells captures a second pixel in a second phase,
wherein the first phase is different from the second phase,
wherein a first phase-shifting hologram image and a second phase-shifting hologram image are obtained by respectively combining the first pixels in the first phase and the second pixels in the second phase captured by the unit cells.

US Pat. No. 10,421,359

VEHICLE REMOTE START PREVENTION ALERT

Panasonic Automotive Syst...

1. A motor vehicle, comprising:at least one camera configured to capture images of an environment outside of the motor vehicle;
a proximity sensor configured to detect an object disposed adjacent to the motor vehicle;
an engine start system; and
an electronic processor communicatively coupled to the at least one camera, the proximity sensor, and the engine start system, the electronic processor being configured to:
receive the images captured by the at least one camera;
receive a proximity signal from the proximity sensor, the proximity signal being indicative of whether an object is disposed adjacent to the motor vehicle:
determine, based upon the images captured by the at least one camera and the proximity signal, whether the motor vehicle is disposed within an enclosure;
receive an engine start request signal wirelessly transmitted by a user;
in response to receiving the engine start request signal:
cause the engine start system to start an engine of the motor vehicle when the motor vehicle is not disposed within an enclosure; and
inform the user that the engine of the motor vehicle will not be started, the informing occurring when the motor vehicle is disposed within an enclosure;
receive an override signal from the user after informing the user that the engine of the motor vehicle will not be started; and
in response to receiving the override signal from the user, cause the engine start system to start an engine of the motor vehicle.

US Pat. No. 10,425,935

CONFIGURING A NOMINAL NUMBER OF RESOURCE ELEMENTS IN A DATA CHANNEL

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication, comprising:receiving, by a wireless device, downlink control information;
receiving a data transmission assigned by the downlink control information;
determining a number of resource elements per physical resource block based at least in part on the downlink control information, wherein the number of resource elements per physical resource block is determined based at least in part on a reference signal overhead indicated by the downlink control information or a number of physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH) symbols allocated by the downlink control information; and
processing the data transmission based at least in part on the determined number of resource elements per physical resource block.

US Pat. No. 10,425,927

COMMUNICATION METHOD, MOBILE STATION APPARATUS, BASE STATION APPARATUS AND MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. A mobile station apparatus comprising:transmitting circuitry configured to transmit, to a base station apparatus, Hybrid Automatic Repeat Request (HARQ) control information using any one of a first physical uplink control channel format and a second physical uplink control channel format, wherein
whether the first physical uplink control channel format or the second physical uplink control channel format is used is determined based on whether or not a physical downlink shared channel transmission is scheduled only on a specific downlink component carrier.

US Pat. No. 10,425,212

CARRIER INDICATOR FIELD USAGE AND CONFIGURATION IN CARRIER AGGREGATION

CELLULAR COMMUNICATIONS E...

1. A method, comprising:transmitting, to a user equipment, a radio resource control message in a control plane, including an explicit indication of a format that has an explicit carrier indicator field;
changing the format of the downlink control channel for the user equipment from a format which has no explicit carrier indicator field to the format that has an explicit carrier indicator field based on the radio resource control message; and
whereby the user equipment is caused to switch from being disabled for cross carrier scheduling to being enabled for cross carrier scheduling, comprising the user equipment's configured set of component carriers changing from only a primary cell to multiple cells configured to use cross carrier scheduling.

US Pat. No. 10,425,147

RECONFIGURABLE AND MODULAR ACTIVE REPEATER DEVICE

MOVANDI CORPORATION, New...

1. An active repeater device, comprising:a primary sector that includes a baseband signal processor and a first radio head (RH) unit, wherein
a first antenna array in the first RH unit is configured to receive a first beam of input RF signals, wherein the first beam of input RF signals is received from at least one of one or more remote user equipment (UEs) or a base station;
a first circuitry in the first RH unit is configured to generate a first set of analog baseband signals based on the received first beam of input RF signals;
a second circuitry in the baseband signal processor is configured to convert the first set of analog baseband signals received from the first RH unit to a first set of coded data signals; and
a digital modem circuitry in the baseband signal processor is configured to extract control information from the first set of coded data signals by decoding only a header portion of the first set of coded data signals without demodulation of data portion of the first set of coded data signals; and
one or more secondary sectors, wherein each of the one or more secondary sectors are communicatively coupled to the primary sector and includes a second RH unit, wherein
the second RH unit is configured to transmit the first set of coded data signals as one or more beams of output RF signals by one or more second antenna arrays of the one or more secondary sectors to the one or more remote UEs or a base station, based on the extracted control information from the first set of coded data signals, wherein the one or more beams of output RF signals are transmitted without demodulation of the data portion of the first set of coded data signals within the active repeater device to reduce latency for transmission of the first set of coded data signals.

US Pat. No. 10,424,996

MOTOR ROTOR, MOTOR USING THIS AND ELECTRIC COMPRESSOR

MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRI...

1. A motor rotor, comprising:a cylindrical rotor core which has multiple laminated magnetic steel sheets;
a first end plate and a first balance weight which are laminated on one end of the rotor core;
a second end plate and a second balance weight which are laminated on the other end of the rotor core that is opposite to the one end of the rotor core; and
a first swage pin which integrally fastens the rotor core, the first end and second end plates, and the first balance weight, the first swage pin having a head which is provided on the one end side of the rotor core,
a second swage pin which integrally fastens the rotor core, the first and second end plates, and the second balance weight, the second swage pin having a head which is provided on the one end side of the rotor core,
wherein a material of the first balance weight which is disposed on the head side of the first swage pin is harder than a material of the swage pin, and
wherein material of the second balance weight which is disposed on the swage part side of the second swage pin is softer than the material of the second swage pin.

US Pat. No. 10,424,822

MULTI-COMMON PORT MULTIBAND FILTERS

WILSON ELECTRONICS, LLC, ...

1. A repeater, comprising:a first interface port to communicate two or more signals that include multiple bands with one or more guard bands between the multiple bands;
a second interface port to communicate the two or more signals;
a dual-common port multi-bandpass filter communicatively coupled to the first interface port, the dual-common port multi-bandpass filter comprising:
a first common port coupled to the first interface port and an input to each of two or more analog filters in the dual-common port multi-bandpass filter, wherein each analog filter in the dual-common port multi-bandpass filter is configured to filter one or more bands in the two or more signals; and
a second common port coupled to the second interface port and an output of each of the two or more analog filters in the dual-common port multi-bandpass filter; and
an amplifier communicatively coupled between the first interface port and the second interface port.

US Pat. No. 10,423,702

CHARACTER INPUT DEVICE AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM FOR CHARACTER INPUT

FUJITSU CONNECTED TECHNOL...

1. A character input device comprising:a memory that stores one or more input candidates; and
a processor that executes a process including
receiving input of a first character of a character string and followed by a number of characters of the character string,
extracting, from the one or more input candidates stored in the memory, an input candidate including a first item matching the first character and a second item matching the number of characters of the character string, and
displaying the extracted input candidate,
wherein the number of characters is input based on a tapping operation, an input operation of a polygonal line, an input operation of a polygon, or an input operation of a spiral curved line.

US Pat. No. 10,423,547

INITIALIZATION OF MODULAR DATA STORAGE ASSEMBLIES

Liqid Inc., Broomfield, ...

1. A data storage system, comprising:a control system communicatively coupled to at least a storage drive over sideband communication interfaces different than a storage interface of the storage drive used to service data storage operations;
during an initialization process for the storage drive, the control system configured to transfer initialization data to the storage drive over a first type of sideband communication interface and transfer further initialization data to at the storage drive over a second type of sideband communication interface responsive to the storage drive not responding to the initialization data over the first type of sideband communication interface.

US Pat. No. 10,423,428

PROCEDURE AND CONTROL DEVICE FOR CHANGING THE OPERATING SYSTEM IN THE SERVICE NODES OF A SUPERCOMPUTER

BULL SAS, Les Clayes-sou...

1. A control method for controlling a change of an operating system in service nodes each comprising at least one storage drive and a volatile memory and forming part of a supercomputer, the method comprising a step (i) of defining for selected service nodes a reduced version of a new operating system to install, a boot kernel, a tree-type node software reference image, configured to the new operating system and comprising a definition of an instantiation to install in the selected service nodes, and an initializing module comprising machine executable instructions, which when executed by the boot kernel, are configured to install the tree-type node software reference image locally in each selected service node, the reduced version of the new operating system including a plurality of commands intended to permit the initializing module to load the tree-type node software reference image and to instantiate the selected service nodes, a step (ii) of transferring into the selected service nodes the tree-type node software reference image, the boot kernel, the initializing module and the reduced version of the new operating system to install, and a step (iii) of executing by the boot kernel transferred to each selected service node the initializing module transferred into the selected service node to locally install the tree-type node software reference image transferred by using the reduced version of the new operating system.