US Pat. No. 10,485,051

HANDLING OF INACTIVE PARAMETERS UPON RELEASE AND RE-SUSPEND

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method in a User Equipment, UE, comprising:transmitting a Radio Resource Control, RRC, resume request message;
in response to the RRC resume request message, receiving an RRC connection release message with an indication for suspend; and
in response to receiving the RRC connection release message with the indication for suspend, replacing information in a stored Access Stratum, AS, context of the UE with new information, wherein replacing the information in the stored AS context of the UE comprises:
replacing stored security context information with security context information comprised in the RRC connection release message;
replacing a stored Inactive Radio Network Temporary Identifier, I-RNTI, with an I-RNTI comprised in the RRC connection release message;
replacing a stored cell identity with a cell identity of a cell in which the UE sent the RRC resume request message and received the RRC connection release message;
replacing a stored physical cell identity with a physical cell identity of the cell in which the UE sent the RRC resume request message and received the RRC connection release message; and
replacing a stored Cell Radio Network Temporary Identifier, C-RNTI, with a C-RNTI obtained by the UE for the cell in which the UE sent the RRC resume request message and received the RRC connection release message.

US Pat. No. 10,485,122

ELECTRICALLY INSULATIVE CASE INCLUDING FRAME HAVING PLURALITY OF POSSIBLE ORIENTATIONS

ABB Schweiz AG, Baden (C...

1. An electrically insulative case for an electrical device, said electrically insulative case comprising:a housing defining an interior space, said housing arranged to receive the electrical device within the interior space;
a frame operatively coupleable to said housing in a plurality of orientations, said frame defining at least one opening that provides access to the electrical device, wherein said frame includes an inner sidewall that extends into the interior space;
a restrictor coupleable to the electrical device such that said restrictor extends from the electrical device and along a side surface of said inner sidewall of said frame, wherein said restrictor is arranged to inhibit objects from moving from an exterior of said housing into the interior space; and
a cover moveable between an opened position and a closed position, wherein said frame includes a first side and a second side, and wherein said first side includes a first engagement feature coupleable to said cover and said second side includes a second engagement feature coupleable to said cover.

US Pat. No. 10,478,572

POWDER COMPARTMENT FOR HIGH DOSAGE DRUG DELIVERY

Hovione Technology Ltd., ...

1. A dry powder inhaler suitable for pulmonary or nasal delivery, comprising an inhaler body and a cartridge; the inhaler comprising:(a) the inhaler body comprising a mouthpiece, a bottom channel inlet, an inhalation channel for providing fluid communication between the patient's mouth when engaged with the mouthpiece and the bottom channel inlet, at least one side inlet for allowing direct air admission from atmosphere into the inhalation channel; an inhaler body opening formed therein and defined between opposing top and bottom walls and opposing side walls, said inhaler body opening having at least one open end by means of which the cartridge is insertable into the opening and having at least one air inlet opening for admitting air into the inhaler body opening, means for guiding movement of the cartridge in the inhaler body opening relative to the body and control the cartridge travel from a storage position into an inhalation position; wherein the cartridge;
(b) the cartridge being shaped for engagement in the inhaler body opening and having at least one substantially cylindrical powder compartment formed therein for carrying a powder-based medicament, and at least one air inlet vent; the powder compartment having an outlet which allows fluid communication with the body inhalation channel through the body bottom channel inlet and at least one pin for engaging with the body guiding movement means; wherein the cartridge is slidable within the body between the storage position in which the at least one air inlet vent of the cartridge is substantially sealed by the inhaler body such that there is no fluid communication to the cartridge, to the inhalation position, in which the or each air inlet vent of the cartridge is substantially aligned with an associated air inlet opening of the inhaler body such that there is fluid communication between the inlet opening of the inhaler body, the or each air inlet vent of the cartridge, the cartridge top outlet and the mouthpiece channel; wherein the cartridge having the at least one inlet vent includes at least two air inlet vents, at least one of which is a lateral air inlet vent and the inhaler body has an air inlet opening associated with each of the air inlet vents of the cartridge which allow admission of air from the atmosphere into the cartridge powder compartment when the cartridge is in the inhalation position; and the inhaler body bottom channel inlet further comprising at least one orifice which forms a sharp constriction in the fluid flow path from the cartridge powder compartment outlet into the inhalation channel when the powder cartridge is moved into the inhalation position.

US Pat. No. 10,485,147

DISPLAY DEVICE

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A display device comprising:a housing;
a display module mounted in the housing;
a closed-loop air circulation system; and
an open-loop air circulation system, wherein
the closed-loop air circulation system comprises:
a first channel defined between a front surface of the display module and a front surface of the housing so as to extend along the front surface of the display module; and
a second channel defined between one side surface of the display module and one side surface of the housing that is opposite the one side surface of the display module so as to extend along the one side surface of the display module in a longitudinal direction thereof,
the first channel being configured to receive air from a first end of the second channel and to discharge the air to a second end of the second channel, and wherein
the open-loop air circulation system comprises:
a third channel isolated from the first channel and the second channel;
an inlet port for receiving air from an outside through the third channel; and
an outlet port for discharging the air to the outside through the third channel.

US Pat. No. 10,485,143

COLD PLATE ASSEMBLY FOR SERVER LIQUID COOLING OF ELECTRONIC RACKS OF A DATA CENTER

BAIDU USA LLC, Sunnyvale...

1. A cooling module assembly for cooling a processor of a data processing system in an electronic rack of a data center, the cooling module assembly comprising:a cold plate to be positioned adjacent to an exterior surface of a processor to receive heat radiated from the processor;
a liquid distribution channel formed within the cold plate to distribute a cooling liquid through the cold plate to exchange the heat carried by the cold plate, wherein the liquid distribution channel includes
an ingress port to be coupled a liquid supply line to receive the cooling liquid from an external liquid source, wherein the ingress port is disposed on a first edge of the cold plate, and
an egress port to be coupled to a liquid return line to return the cooling liquid having the exchanged heat back to the external liquid source, wherein the egress port is disposed on a second edge of the cold plate opposite to the first edge; and
a cold plate mounting bracket attached to the cold plate to mount the cold plate onto the external surface of the processor, wherein the cold plate mounting bracket includes a first set of mounting slots to be aligned with a second set of mounting slots disposed on a processor mounting bracket that mounts the processor onto a motherboard of the data processing system,
wherein the first set of mounting slots is disposed on a third edge of the cold plate mounting bracket and the second set of mounting slots is disposed on a fourth edge of the cold plate mounting bracket opposite to the third edge, wherein the third edge and the fourth edge are different edges than the first and second edges,
wherein the third edge of the cold plate mounting bracket further comprises a first set of one or more aligning guide pins disposed thereon and extended downwardly, and the fourth edge of the cold plate mounting bracket further comprises a second set of one or more aligning guide pins disposed thereon and extended downwardly,
wherein when the cold plate mounting bracket together with the cold plate is mounted onto the processor mounting bracket, the aligning guide pins of the first set and second set are inserted into corresponding guide pin holes disposed on the processor mounting bracket, such that the mounting slots of the cold plate mounting bracket are aligned with the mounting slots of the processor mounting bracket,
wherein the first set of mounting slots and the second set of mounting slots allow one or more mounting pins to be inserted therethrough in a first angle and to rotate from the first angle to a second angle after the insertion to interlock the cold plate with the exterior surface of the processor;
wherein each mounting pin is configured to insert through a center of a spring in order to insert through a corresponding mounting slot of the first set such that the spring is compressed when the mounting pin is in a locked position, thereby providing a force to push the cold plate mounting bracket and the processor mounting bracket together so as to provide adequate contact between the cold plate and the processor.

US Pat. No. 10,485,009

METHOD AND DEVICE IN UE AND BASE STATION USD FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION

SHANGHAI LANGBO COMMUNICA...

1. A method in a User Equipment (UE) for wireless communication, comprising:receiving a first radio signal in a first time interval;
conducting blind decoding for the first radio signal in a second time interval, and receiving a second radio signal in a third time interval; and
receiving a third radio signal in a fourth time interval;
wherein the blind decoding for the first radio signal is used for recovering a first signaling, a multi-antenna related receiving for the second radio signal does not depend on the correct decoding of the first radio signal, the second radio signal and the third radio signal are transmitted by a same antenna port, the first signaling is used for determining first scheduling information, the first scheduling information is shared by the second radio signal and the third radio signal, the first scheduling information comprises at least one of {MCS (Modulation Coding Scheme), occupied time-frequency resource, retransmission procedure number, redundancy version, new data indicator, transmitting antenna port}, a end time of the second time interval is behind a start time of the third time interval, and the fourth time interval is behind the third time interval; and
wherein antenna ports used for transmitting the first radio signal, the second radio signal and the third radio signal are all related to a first reference signal spatially, the first reference signal is used for determining a multi-antenna related transmitting and receiving for the first radio signal, the second radio signal and the third radio signal; or, an antenna port used for transmitting the first radio signal is related to the first reference signal spatially, the same antenna port used for transmitting the second radio signal and the third radio signal are related to a second reference signal spatially, the first reference signal differs from the second reference signal, the first reference signal is used for determining the multi-antenna related transmitting and receiving for the first radio signal, and the second reference signal is used for determining the multi-antenna related transmitting for the second radio signal and the multi-antenna related transmitting and receiving for the third radio signal.

US Pat. No. 10,485,094

MULTILAYER STRUCTURE WITH EMBEDDED SENSING FUNCTIONALITIES AND RELATED METHOD OF MANUFACTURE

TACTOTEK OY, Oulunsalo (...

1. An integrated multilayer structure suitable for use in sensing applications, the multilayer structure comprising:at least one plastic layer having a first side and a second side opposite the first side;
at least one film layer provided on both of the first and second sides of the at least one plastic layer;
the at least one film layer on the first side of the at least one plastic layer comprising electronics incorporating reactance sensing electronics for sensing of one or more selected target quantities or qualities and conversion thereof into representative electrical signals, the sensing electronics comprising at least one electrode and a galvanic connection element configured to connect the electrode to an associated control circuitry driving the at least one electrode; and
the at least one film layer on the second side of the at least one plastic layer comprising one or more features including at least one conductive feature, the one or more features being configured to shape an electromagnetic field to adapt a sensitivity or a directionality of a sensing response of the sensing electronics on the first side of the at least one plastic layer.

US Pat. No. 10,485,058

DYNAMIC MULTI-ACCESS WIRELESS NETWORK VIRTUALIZATION

Parallel Wireless, Inc., ...

1. A method for virtualization comprising:pooling a first radio resource of a first multi-RAT node with a second radio resource of a second multi-RAT node wherein the first and second multi-RAT nodes are communicatively coupled so as to form a mesh network;
maintaining a connection to an upstream network device via a computing cloud component;
managing the pooled resources so that the upstream network device interfaces with the pooled resources as a single base station;
sharing the pooled resources with a plurality of mobile operators, wherein at least one of the pooled resources is reserved for a particular one of the plurality of mobile operators; and
rejecting an attachment request or a connection request from a subscriber of the particular one of the plurality of mobile operators when the at least one of the pooled resources is fully utilized.

US Pat. No. 10,485,141

DATA CENTRE COOLING SYSTEM

BRIPCO BVBA, Antwerp (BE...

1. A method of cooling a data centre, wherein the data centre comprises: a cooling air source; at least one rack room having a floor and a plurality of rack storage areas on the floor, each rack storage area accommodating a plurality of racks in which a plurality of rack-mountable items of electronic equipment having at least one fan are housed; one or more cold aisles in the rack room, each cold aisle being adjacent to a rack storage area; one or more hot aisles in the rack room, each hot aisle being adjacent to a rack storage area; and an air supply corridor for transporting cooling air, above the floor, from the cooling air source to the one or more cold aisles, the air supply corridor having a cross-sectional area of at least 3 m2 along 90% of its length; and wherein the data centre is cooled by operating the fans for the rack-mountable items of electronic equipment to transport cooling air from the cooling air source to the one or more cold aisles and back to the cooling air source, wherein the fans of the rack mountable electronic equipment are necessary and sufficient to directly cause circulation of the cooling air between the cooling air source and the one or more cold aisles without the aid of gravity.

US Pat. No. 10,485,142

DATA CENTRE

Bripco BVBA, Antwerp (BE...

1. A data centre building, wherein the data centre building includes:a floor;
a plurality of rack storage areas on the floor, each rack storage area being arranged to accommodate a plurality of racks in which a plurality of rack-mountable electronic components may be housed;
one or more cold aisles, each cold aisle being adjacent to a rack storage area;
one or more hot aisles, each hot aisle being adjacent to a rack storage area;
an air cooling system comprising a non-refrigerant based cooling apparatus selected from the list consisting of a humidification unit, an evaporative cooling unit and an adiabatic cooling unit, the air cooling system also comprising a refrigerant-based cooling unit; and
a corridor separate from both the cold aisles and the hot aisles and having a height greater than 1.5 m above the floor which together with at least one of (a) the one or more cold aisles and (b) the one or more hot aisles, facilitates personnel access from outside the data centre building to the rack storage areas,
the corridor being an air supply corridor for transporting cooling air, above the floor, from the air cooling system to the one or more cold aisles.

US Pat. No. 10,485,129

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR EQUIPPED WITH DUAL LEVERS

FOXCONN (KUNSHAN) COMPUTE...

1. An electrical connector comprising:an insulative housing dimensioned and configured for receiving an electronic package therein and mounting to a printed circuit board;
a metallic stiffener at least partially surrounding the housing and defining a first pivot section at a rear end and a second pivot section at a front end opposite to each other in a front-to-back direction;
a first lever including a first pivot pivotally mounted upon the first pivot section, and a first handle moveable in a first vertical plane between a first open position and a first closed position, an offset section formed on the first pivot of the first lever;
a second lever including a second pivot pivotally mounted upon the second pivot section, and a second handle moveable in a second vertical plane between a second open position and a second closed position; and
a load plate pivotally mounted upon the offset section and moveable between an open position and a closed position; wherein
the first pivot section forms at least an upstanding stopper restricting both the load plate and the first lever from excessively rearwardly/outwardly moving while allowing more than ninety degrees rotation of the load plate between the open position and the closed position, as well as of the first lever between the first open position and the first closed position, thus assuring loading/unloading the electronic package with regard to the housing without interference against either the load plate and the first lever.

US Pat. No. 10,485,059

PTC HEATING ELEMENT AND ELECTRIC HEATING DEVICE COMPRISING SUCH A PTC HEATING ELEMENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN ELECTRIC HEATING DEVICE

1. A PTC heating element comprising:at least one PTC element provided between strip conductors,
an insulating mass sealing at least one of the strip conductors and/or the PTC element over an entire circumference thereof, wherein the insulating mass is applied as a glue bead which seals the at least one of the strip conductors and/or the PTC element circumferentially,
an insulation layer which projects over an end side of one of the strip conductors, and which, with the strip conductor and/or the PTC element, defines a receiving portion receiving the insulating mass, and
a slide sheet lying against the insulation layer.

US Pat. No. 10,485,006

JUDGMENT METHOD OF CHANNEL OCCUPANCY AND JUDGMENT DEVICE

YULONG COMPUTER TELECOMMU...

1. A judgment method of channel occupancy, comprising:clustering according to geographic position information of small cells on a same frequency band, each of the small cells being a small cell working in a licensed frequency spectrum or a LAA cell working in an unlicensed spectrum;
when all of the small cells are small cells working in the licensed frequency spectrum, dividing the small cells in a cluster into a first set, or when all of the small cells are small cells working in the unlicensed frequency spectrum, after executing a clear channel assessment (CCA) on LAA cells in the cluster periodically and synchronously, dividing LAA cells whose channels are detected to be idle into the first set;
calculating an interference value between every two small cells in the first set and comparing with a preset interference threshold value, and dividing a small cell combination having an interference value larger than the preset interference threshold value into a second set, or dividing a small cell combination having an interference value equaling to or small than the preset interference threshold value into a third set;
receiving priority information reported by each of small cells in the second set, and dividing the small cells in the second set into an active set and a restrained set according to the priority information and the geographic position information of each of the small cells;
sending transmission control signaling to small cells in the third set, the active set and the restrained set, to make the small cells in the third set and the small cells in the active set start transmitting data after receiving the transmission control signaling, and to make the small cells in the restrained set enter a non-sending state within a channel occupation period after receiving the transmission control signaling.

US Pat. No. 10,485,066

LAMP WITH VARIABLE-BEAM OUTPUT BY DISCRETELY ACTIVATING LED LIGHT SOURCES

LEDVANCE LLC, Wilmington...

1. A light source producing a beam of variable divergence, comprising:a plurality of light-emitting devices arranged on a plane that includes a first set of light emitting devices positioned around a second set of light emitting devices;
a concave reflecting optic having an axis of symmetry traveling through the second set of light emitting diodes, and comprising a plurality of segments for reflecting at least a portion of light emitted by the light-emitting devices and reflected by the optic forming a light beam, the segments having an aiming angle which increases gradually with increasing distance from the plane of the plurality of light emitting devices for increasing light divergence of the light beam; and
driver circuitry for controlling drive currents to the light-emitting devices such that a maximum divergence of the light beam is produced by said driver circuitry powering outermost light emitting devices of the first set of light emitting devices, and a gradually decreasing divergence of the light beam is produced by said driver circuitry decreasing a number of powered outermost light emitting devices of the first set of light emitting devices while selectively powering a combination of the inner light emitting devices of the first set of light emitting devices and the second set of light emitting devices.

US Pat. No. 10,485,150

HIGH-PERFORMANCE ELECTROMAGNETIC SHIELDING ASSEMBLIES

Raytheon Company, Waltha...

1. An electromagnetic shielding assembly of a wireless communication electronics assembly, the assembly comprising:a plurality of ground plates interfaced to each other and defining a shielding plane, the ground plates in support of wireless communication devices on one side of the shielding plane, and electronic devices supported on the other side of the shielding plane, wherein each ground plate includes a left edge and a right edge opposite each other; and
at least one electromagnetic shielding element disposed between the left edge and the right edge of adjacent ground plates to electromagnetically shield the plurality of electronic devices from the plurality of wireless communication devices.

US Pat. No. 10,485,093

FLEXIBLE PRINTED BOARD AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING FLEXIBLE PRINTED BOARD

NIPPON MEKTRON, LTD., To...

1. A flexible printed board on which a power consuming load is mounted, comprising:a front surface heat dissipation layer made of a copper foil and having a circuit portion on which the load is mounted;
a thermally conductive resin layer having the front surface heat dissipation layer laminated to a front surface side thereof and having a thermal conductivity of 0.49 W/mK or more, the front surface heat dissipation layer being arranged between the power consuming load and the thermally conductive resin layer with respect to a thickness direction, the front surface heat dissipation layer being directly contact with a front surface side of the thermally conductive resin layer; and
a rear surface heat dissipation layer made of a copper foil, laminated to and in direct contact with a rear surface side of the thermally conductive resin layer, and having a thickness of 100 to 400% with respect to the front surface heat dissipation layer.

US Pat. No. 10,485,146

ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL FOR MEDIUM-VOLTAGE DRIVE

Toshiba International Cor...

1. A medium-voltage drive system, comprising:a medium-voltage drive comprising at least one cabinet and a plurality of power devices disposed in the cabinet;
a heat sink disposed in the cabinet and coupled to the plurality of power devices, wherein the heat sink comprises a liquid-cooled or two-phase heat sink having a coolant system that circulates coolant through the heat sink to cool the power devices;
at least one fan for moving air to cool the power devices, wherein the fan is positioned to move air directly over the heat sink to cool the power devices;
at least one space heater disposed in the cabinet;
at least one ambient sensor for detecting a temperature of ambient air;
at least one device sensor for detecting a temperature of the power devices;
at least one variable frequency drive (VFD) coupled to the at least one fan for varying the speed of the fan; and
a controller communicatively coupled to the ambient sensor, the device sensor, the VFD, and the at least one space heater, wherein the controller is configured to output control signals to adjust the fan speed and the heater power level of the at least one space heater based on feedback received from the ambient sensor and the device sensor, wherein the controller is configured to reduce the speed of the fan in response to the ambient temperature or the device temperature lowering below a threshold, thereby maintaining a viscosity of the coolant within a predetermined range by reducing the speed of the fan.

US Pat. No. 10,485,140

AIR DISTRIBUTION UNITS FOR TELECOMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT

CenturyLink Intellectual ...

14. A system, comprising:one or more heat generating equipment arranged inline within a row in a room, each of the one or more heat generating equipment comprising:
a first front surface; and
an air intake device; and
a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (“HVAC”) system for supplying one or more of heating, ventilation, or air conditioning to the room, the HVAC system comprising:
a plurality of duct termination points;
one or more air distribution units, each air distribution unit comprising:
an enclosure positioned in-line with the one or more heat generating equipment within the row;
a second front surface, wherein the first front surface corresponding to each of the one or more heat generating equipment is positioned in-line with the second front surface corresponding to each of the one or more air distribution units;
an air supply portion configured to receive air from a first duct termination point of the plurality of duct termination points of the HVAC system;
a plurality of first air vents configured to distribute the received air to a position in front of the first front surface corresponding to each of the one or more heat generating equipment for intake by the air intake device of each of the one or more heat generating equipment; and
a plurality of second air vents configured to distribute the received air to a second position located on an opposite side of the second front surface of the one or more heat generating equipment for intake by a second air intake device located on a rear surface of the at least one of the one or more heat generating equipment.

US Pat. No. 10,485,132

RAIL KITS

Hewlett Packard Enterpris...

1. A rail kit, comprising:a bracket assembly that is attachable to opposing columns of a device rack;
a middle rail that is engaged by the bracket assembly such that the middle rail is vertically supported and horizontally slidable relative to the bracket assembly;
an inner rail that is:
connectable to an electronic device, and
engagable by the middle rail such that, when so engaged, the inner rail is vertically supported and horizontally slidable relative to the middle rail; and
a rail lock that includes a shaft and a locking protrusion extending inward from the shaft that includes a front edge and a top edge, the shaft being directly attached to an outer side of a bracket of the bracket assembly,
wherein the rail lock is such that, when the inner rail is not engaged by the middle rail and the middle rail is located at a first position that is forward of a fully retracted position, the rail lock enters a locked position in which:
the protrusion of the rail lock extends through a depression of the middle rail via a hole in the bracket such that the front edge prevents rearward movement of the middle rail by contacting a rim of the depression in the middle rail, and
the top edge is located at least in part on an inward side of the middle rail such that, if the inner rail were engaged by the middle rail and slid toward the retracted position, the inner rail would contact the top edge and force the rail lock into an unlocked position in which rearward movement of the middle rail is not prevented by the rail lock.

US Pat. No. 10,485,113

FIELD SERVICEABLE AND REPLACEABLE DISPLAY

MANUFACTURING RESOURCES I...

1. A field serviceable assembly for displaying images comprising:a frame having a front perimeter and a rear perimeter;
a first and second gasket located along the front perimeter and the rear perimeter, respectively, of said frame;
a first and second electronic display assembly mounted to the frame in a back to back arrangement, each of said first and second electronic display assemblies comprising:
a transparent layer;
an electronic display;
a hinging device configured to permit the electronic display assembly to rotate between an opened and a closed position; and
a gap defined by the space between the transparent layer and the electronic display, wherein the gap is configured to receive circulating gas; and
a corrugated layer;
a common cavity located in the space between the first and second electronic display assemblies and the frame, wherein said cavity is configured to receive circulating gas from both the first and second electronic display assemblies;
a plate positioned within the cavity between and substantially parallel to the rear surfaces of the electronic display assemblies, wherein said plate is configured to receive a plurality of electronic components;
a closed loop for circulating gas comprising said common cavity and said gap of said first and second electronic display assembly, wherein the closed loop is substantially sealed when the first and second electronic display assemblies are placed in the closed position; and
an ambient air pathway passing through the corrugated layer of each of the first and second electronic display assemblies.

US Pat. No. 10,485,017

DEVICE AND METHOD OF HANDLING A SCHEDULE REQUEST

HTC Corporation, Taoyuan...

1. A communication device of handling a schedule request (SR), comprising:a storage device; and
a processing circuit, coupled to the storage device, wherein the storage device stores, and the processing circuit is configured to execute instructions of:
receiving a first configuration of a first logical channel (LC), a second configuration of a second LC, a first SR configuration corresponding to the first LC, and a second SR configuration corresponding to the second LC from a base station (BS);
transmitting a first buffer status report (BSR);
starting a BSR retransmission timer (RetxBSR-Timer) in response to the transmission of the first BSR; and
transmitting a SR to the BS according to the first SR configuration, when the RetxBSR-Timer expires, the first LC has data available for being transmitted, and a first priority of the first LC is higher than a second priority of the second LC.

US Pat. No. 10,485,136

LOW PROFILE FAN ASSEMBLIES

Seagate Technology LLC, ...

1. A data storage system comprising:a drawer;
a plurality of fan assemblies positioned within the drawer, each fan assembly comprising:
a fan module having a plurality of mounting openings,
a housing partially surrounding the fan module, and
a plurality of dampers that extend through the plurality of mounting openings to couple the fan module to the housing;
a fan cage assembly positioned within the drawer and including fan cages, each of the plurality of fan assemblies removably coupled to a respective fan cage; and
a circuit board positioned within the drawer, each of the fan cages including a plurality of legs extending from a bottom sidewall of the fan cages towards the circuit board to create a space between the bottom sidewall of the fan cage and the circuit board to permit electrical components to pass underneath the fan cage assembly.

US Pat. No. 10,485,062

LED POWER-SUPPLY DETECTION AND CONTROL

LEDVANCE LLC, Wilmington...

1. An apparatus comprising:an analyzer for determining a transformer type based at least in part on a power signal received from a transformer, wherein the determined transformer type corresponds to a magnetic transformer or an electronic transformer; and
a generator for generating a control signal, based at least in part on the determined transformer type, to instruct a regulator IC to operate in one of a plurality of operating modes in accordance with the transformer type, wherein the plurality of operating modes comprise a first mode for accepting a low-frequency input voltage and a second mode for accepting a high-frequency input voltage;
wherein the apparatus is a processor, microprocessor, application-specific integrated circuit, or field-programmable gate array.

US Pat. No. 10,481,603

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR OPERATING A VEHICLE

Robert Bosch GmbH, Stutt...

1. An apparatus for operating a vehicle, comprising:a control device that is configured to guide the vehicle automatically; and
a monitoring device that is configured to monitor an operation of the control device for a fault during automatic guidance of the vehicle by the control device, and upon recognition of the fault, to take over automated guidance of the vehicle from the control device, wherein the monitoring device continues monitoring the control device after taking over the automated guidance of the vehicle from the control device, and wherein when the monitoring device determines that the control device has resumed operating without exhibiting the fault after the monitoring device took over the automated guidance of the vehicle, the monitoring device permits the control device to resume control over the automated guidance of the vehicle.

US Pat. No. 10,485,118

MULTI-PART FLEXIBLE ENCAPSULATION HOUSING FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICES AND METHODS OF MAKING THE SAME

MC10, Inc., Lexington, M...

1. A conformal integrated circuit (IC) device comprising:a flexible substrate;
an electronic circuitry attached to the flexible substrate; and
a flexible multi-part encapsulation housing at least substantially encasing therein the electronic circuitry and the flexible substrate, the multi-part encapsulation housing including a first encapsulation housing component attached to a second encapsulation housing component, the first encapsulation housing component having at least one first recessed region for seating therein the electronic circuitry, and the second encapsulation housing component having at least one second recessed region for seating therein the flexible substrate,
wherein the electronic circuitry includes a plurality of device islands and a plurality of stretchable electrical interconnects electrically connecting two or more of the device islands.

US Pat. No. 10,485,082

METHOD OF PROTECTING AND DETECTING A SURGE EVENT IN A NODE

CURRENT LIGHTING SOLUTION...

1. A controller for use with a luminaire, comprising:a surge detection circuit configured to sense a surge in voltage or current;
a relay control circuit configured to repeatedly switch a relay in response to the surge detection circuit having sensed the surge in voltage or current;
the controller including a first circuitry configured to measure at least one electrical parameter of the surge, and a second circuitry configured to transmit the at least one electric parameter of the surge to a remote device; and
the second circuitry configured to send a signal after the surge is sensed to a direct current (DC) converter circuit to shut down an alternating current output voltage supply internal to the DC converter circuit.

US Pat. No. 10,485,151

LOOSE COMPONENT SUPPLY DEVICE AND COMPONENT MOUNTER

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A loose component supply device comprising:a loose component support section that supports multiple of the same type of components in a loose state;
an imaging device that images the multiple components in the loose state supported on the loose component support section, the imaging device being mounted on either a main body of the loose component supply device or an imaging device moving device, above the loose component support section;
a plurality of component holding tools capable of picking up and holding the multiple components in the loose state supported on the loose component support section;
a component holding head which holds one of the plurality of component holding tools;
a holding head moving device that moves the component holding head at least and from the loose component support section and a component transfer section at which transfer to a next process is possible; and
a holding tool changing device that changes the one of the plurality of component holding tools held by the component holding head to another of the plurality of component holding tools based on image data obtained by the imaging of the imaging device,
the loose component supply device picking up each of the multiple components in the loose state supported on the loose component support section and arranging the multiple components in a predetermined orientation on the component transfer section.

US Pat. No. 10,485,077

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING LIGHT LEVELS TO SAVE ENERGY

The Watt Stopper, Inc., ...

1. A lighting control system comprising:a lighting control component with a microcontroller and a first group of circuits and a second group of circuits for controlling the application of mains power to loads;
one or more loads operatively connected to the lighting control component;
a light sensor operatively connected to the lighting control component, the light sensor producing a first signal when it senses light levels above a predetermined threshold and a second signal when it senses light levels below the predetermined threshold; and
wherein the microcontroller is operable to reduce power to the first group of circuits when the first signal is received and restores full power to the first group of circuits when the second signal is received.

US Pat. No. 10,485,073

SOLID-STATE LIGHTING WITH DUAL MODE OPERATIONS

ALEDDRA INC., Renton, WA...

1. A luminaire power pack, comprising:at least two electrical conductors configured to couple to alternate-current (AC) mains;
a rechargeable battery;
at least one full-wave rectifier coupled to the at least two electrical conductors and configured to convert a line voltage from the AC mains into a first direct-current (DC) voltage;
at least one input filter coupled to the at least one full-wave rectifier, the at least one input filter configured to suppress an electromagnetic interference (EMI) noise;
a charging circuit comprising a control device, a first transformer, a first ground reference, and a second ground reference electrically isolated from the first ground reference, the charging circuit coupled to the at least one full-wave rectifier via the at least one input filter and configured to convert the first DC voltage into a second DC voltage that charges a voltage level of the rechargeable battery to reach a third DC voltage;
a light-emitting diode (LED) driving circuit comprising a step-up converter and the second ground reference, the LED driving circuit configured to receive the third DC voltage from the rechargeable battery and to convert the third DC voltage into a fourth AC or DC voltage when the line voltage from the AC mains is unavailable; and
a line voltage detection and control circuit comprising a self-diagnostic circuit and a relay switch, the line voltage detection and control circuit configured to enable or disable the LED driving circuit according to availability of the AC mains, and the relay switch comprising a power sensing coil with a pick-up voltage,
wherein:
the self-diagnostic circuit comprises multiple timers, wherein each of the multiple timers respectively comprises a first time delay and a second time delay, wherein upon application of the third DC voltage to the self-diagnostic circuit, the first time delay in each of the multiple timers begins, wherein at an end of the first time delay an output of the self-diagnostic circuit is energized and remains energized so as to activate the LED driving circuit for the second time delay in each of the multiple timers, wherein at an end of the second time delay in each of the multiple timers the output of the self-diagnostic circuit is de-energized, wherein the first time delay and the second time delay in each of the multiple timers form a sequence, and wherein the sequence repeats until the third DC voltage is removed from the self-diagnostic circuit;
the relay switch further comprises a first pair of input electrical terminals, a second pair of input electrical terminals, and a third pair of input electrical terminals, and wherein the third pair of input electrical terminals are configured to receive the pick-up voltage to operate the power sensing coil; and
the relay switch further comprises a pair of output electrical terminals configured to relay either a first input voltage appeared at the first pair of input electrical terminals or the fourth AC or DC voltage appeared at the second pair of input electrical terminals to the pair of output electrical terminals when the relay switch is activated.

US Pat. No. 10,485,145

COOLING SYSTEM FOR ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT

ROLLS-ROYCE plc, London ...

20. A cooled electrical conduction network comprising:an electrical network divided into two or more conductive sections, each of the two or more conductive sections being connected to a respective electrical equipment having superconductor material that performs a respective operation during use; and
a coolant network for maintaining the temperature of a coolant in each of the two or more conductive sections,
wherein the electrical equipment and each of sections of the coolant network corresponding to each of the two or more conductive sections are housed in each of section enclosures of the cooled electrical conduction network, the coolant network comprising a coolant interface located between each of the two or more conductive sections,
wherein the coolant interface is housed in each of intermediate enclosures that is isolated from the section enclosures in the cooled electrical conduction network, and
wherein the coolant interface comprises a coolant valve for isolating one section of the coolant network from other sections of the coolant network.

US Pat. No. 10,485,139

POWER MODULE, THERMAL DISSIPATION STRUCTURE OF THE POWER MODULE AND CONTACT METHOD OF THE POWER MODULE

ROHM CO., LTD., Kyoto (J...

1. A power module in which a plurality of switching elements connected in series between a first power terminal and a second power terminal and a circuit configured to connect connecting points thereof to an output terminal are formed, the power module comprising:a heat radiation plate to which the switching elements are contacted;
a sealing body configured to seal a perimeter of the plurality of switching elements and a part of each of the first and second power terminals and the output terminal so as to expose at least one portion of the heat radiation plate;
a regulating portion formed on the sealing body, the regulating portion configured to regulate a thickness of a thermally-conductive material when contacting the heat radiation plate to a cooling plate facing the heat radiation plate with the thermally-conductive material; and
a protruding portion for positioning protruding from a center portion of the regulating portion, wherein
the regulation portion and the protruding portion for positioning are cylindrical, and a diameter of the protruding portion for positioning is smaller than a diameter of the regulating portion.

US Pat. No. 10,480,907

BALLISTIC ART

Cardinal Technologies LLC...

1. A concealed ballistic art shield, comprising:an outwardly-facing surface, having a generally planar configuration;
an inwardly-facing surface, oriented in an opposing direction to the outwardly-facing surface, having a generally planar configuration, and including at least one handle;
wherein the at least one handle is tension spring loaded and configured for quick-release adjustment from a low profile position, where the handle is of low profile with respect to the inwardly-facing surface, to a deployed position where the handle extends inwardly for gripping via removal of a detachable release pin that otherwise extends across the inwardly-facing surface and retains the handle; and
a ballistic resistant material disposed between the outwardly-facing surface and the inwardly facing surface;
wherein the outwardly-facing surface comprises a shroud for concealing the ballistic resistant material, having a disguised appearance resembling an wall-hung interior wall décor item.

US Pat. No. 10,485,149

COMPOSITE FORMULATION AND COMPOSITE ARTICLE

TE CONNECTIVITY CORPORATI...

1. A composite article, comprisingat least two layers of a composite formulation, the composite formulation of each layer including a thermoplastic polymer matrix and conductive particles distributed within the polymer matrix, the conductive particles including a concentration of, by volume, between 20% and 50% of the composite formulation; wherein the conductive particles comprise tin-coated copper particles having a copper/tin volume ratio of between 3/1 and 3/2;
wherein the conductive particles in each of the at least two layers include at least one morphology selected from the group consisting of fibrous, dendritic, and flake; and
wherein the morphology of the conductive particles in one of the at least two layers differs from the morphology of the conductive particles in another one of the at least two layers.

US Pat. No. 10,485,133

FASTENING DEVICE

LEGRAND FRANCE, Limoges ...

1. A fastening device comprising:a housing;
first and second buttons disposed at opposite ends of the housing in a first axial direction, each of the first and second buttons being actuatable in the first axial direction; and
first and second claws slidably disposed within the housing, each of the first and second claws including a hook portion extending outward from an engagement face of the housing;
wherein each of the first and second claws engages one of the first or second buttons within the housing so that relative movement of the first and second buttons toward one another moves the hook portions of the first and second claws away from one another in the first axial direction.

US Pat. No. 10,485,128

COMPRESSOR PROTECTION MODULE

Emerson Climate Technolog...

1. A compressor comprising:a shell;
a terminal assembly engaging said shell and including an outwardly extending conductor and a terminal fence at least partially surrounding said conductor;
an electronics module including a back plate having an opening through which said terminal fence is received, said back plate including flexible tabs and a spring element, said flexible tabs removably engaging said terminal fence, said spring element contacting said shell and biasing said back plate away from said shell; and
a molded plug engaging said terminal fence and engaging said conductor for electrical communication between said conductor and said molded plug.

US Pat. No. 10,485,097

BACKPLANE FOOTPRINT FOR HIGH SPEED, HIGH DENSITY ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS

Amphenol Corporation, Wa...

1. A printed circuit board comprising:a plurality of layers including attachment layers and routing layers; and
columns of via patterns formed in the plurality of layers, wherein via patterns in adjacent columns are offset in a direction of the columns, each of the via patterns comprising:
first and second signal vias forming a differential signal pair, the first and second signal vias extending through the attachment layers to at least one breakout layer of the routing layers;
at least one antipad surrounding the first and second signal vias; and
first and second conductive shadow vias located between the first and second signal vias of the differential pair on a first line that is perpendicular to a second line through the first and second signal vias and that is midway between the first and second signal vias.

US Pat. No. 10,485,137

COOLING DEVICE FOR FLUID SUBMERSION OF ELECTRONICS

Microsoft Technology Lice...

1. A cooling device for fluid submersion of electronics, comprising:a coolant container which encloses at least a portion of a coolant space;
a connection block which is mechanically attachable to the coolant container, the connection block having a coolant-space-facing surface and an environment-facing surface, the connection block having an internal electronics connector on the coolant-space-facing surface and having an external electronics connector on the environment-facing surface which is electrically connected to the internal electronics connector;
a coolant input located on the environment-facing surface, the coolant input having an inlet to the coolant space;
a coolant output located on the environment-facing surface, the coolant output having an outlet from the coolant space; and
a closure which is operable to seal a volume of a coolant and at least one electronics device in the coolant space inside the coolant container when at least a portion of the at least one electronics device is submerged in the coolant and when the at least one electronics device is mechanically and electrically connected to the internal electronics connectors;
wherein the coolant input and the coolant output each physically engage with a respective coolant connector in a rail, thereby providing respective coolant paths between the rail and the coolant space; and
wherein the external electronics connector physically engages with and electrically connects with at least one rail connector in the rail, thereby providing at least one of the following between the rail and the internal electronics connector: a power connection, or a data signal connection.

US Pat. No. 10,485,131

POWER-SUPPLY DEVICE, LIGHT FIXTURE, AND VEHICLE

Panasonic Intellectual Pr...

1. A power-supply device comprising:a casing;
a circuit board; and
at least one electronic component on the circuit board,
wherein the casing includes a casing portion having an opening, and a cover portion disposed to cover the opening of the casing portion,
the casing houses the circuit board between the casing portion and the cover portion, and
the cover portion includes a recess covering the at least one electronic component,
wherein the casing portion has a through hole formed at a position corresponding to a connector terminal connected to the circuit board, the casing portion includes a protruding portion that protrudes outward, a top face of the protruding portion is recessed, the through hole is located in the top face of the protruding portion.

US Pat. No. 10,485,124

CABLE MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE AND ROBOT

UBTECH ROBOTICS CORP., S...

1. A cable management structure for managing a connection cable in a robot, comprising a head structure, a waist structure and a base wherein:the waist structure comprises a rotating member, a rotating assembly and a fixed assembly, the rotating assembly is rotatably connected to the fixed assembly, the rotating member, the rotating assembly and the fixed assembly are coaxial, the rotating member defines a through hole, the rotating assembly is connected to the head structure and defines a passage communicating with the through hole;
the fixed assembly is connected to the base, the base comprises a main circuit board, and the main circuit board is located below the through hole; and
the connection cable comprises a first end connected to the main circuit board and a second, opposite end passing through the through hole and the passage and extending into the head structure; and
wherein the rotating assembly, comprises a support and a rotary disc, the rotary disc defines a first cable hole, a top of the rotating member is fixedly connected to the rotary disc, the through hole communicates with the first cable hole, the support comprises a connection disc and a support panel, connection disc is connected to a top of the rotary disc, and the support panel is connected to a top of the connection disc.

US Pat. No. 10,485,065

SOLID-STATE LIGHTING WITH A LUMINAIRE CONTROL GEAR

ALEDDRA INC., Renton, WA...

1. An add-on luminaire control gear, comprising:a rechargeable battery;
a full-wave rectifier coupled to alternating current (AC) mains and configured to convert a line voltage from the AC mains into a first direct current (DC) voltage;
a charging circuit comprising a transformer, a feedback control circuit, a control device, a first electronic switch, a diode, a first ground reference, and a second ground reference electrically isolated from the first ground reference, wherein the charging circuit is coupled to the full-wave rectifier and configured to convert the first DC voltage into a second DC voltage that charges the rechargeable battery to reach a third DC voltage, and wherein the feedback control circuit is configured to monitor the second DC voltage and to regulate the control device according to charging voltage and current requirements;
at least one DC-to-DC converter comprising a step-up converter comprising an input inductor, a second electronic switch, a logic control device, at least one diode rectifier, and an error amplifier, the at least one DC-to-DC converter configured to couple to the third DC voltage from the rechargeable battery and to convert the third DC voltage into a fourth DC voltage when the line voltage from the AC mains is unavailable; and
a power detection and control circuit comprising a transistor circuit and a relay switch, wherein the transistor circuit is configured to enable and disable the at least one DC-to-DC converter according to availability of the AC mains, and wherein the relay switch comprises a power sensing coil with a pick-up voltage and a drop-out voltage and is configured to couple either the fourth DC voltage or an external DC voltage to an external one or more light-emitting diode (LED) arrays to operate thereon,
wherein:
the relay switch further comprises a first pair of input electrical terminals, a second pair of input electrical terminals, and a third pair of input electrical terminals, wherein the first pair of input electrical terminals are configured to couple to the fourth DC voltage with respect to the second ground reference, wherein the second pair of input electrical terminals are configured to couple to the external DC voltage with respect to a ground reference thereof, and wherein the third pair of input electrical terminals are configured to receive the pick-up voltage to operate the power sensing coil;
the relay switch further comprises a pair of output electrical terminals configured to relay either the fourth DC voltage or the external DC voltage to the external one or more LED arrays to operate thereon; and
the transistor circuit is further configured to disable the relay switch when required.

US Pat. No. 10,485,148

DISPLAY DEVICE

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A display device comprising:a display module;
an outer case in which the display module is mounted and defining an internal space which is closed airtight from the outside;
an inner case coupled to the display module,
wherein the inner case which partitions off the internal space into a first closed space having a rear surface of the display module exposed thereto and a second closed space having a front surface of the display module exposed thereto, and
wherein the first closed space is surrounded by the second closed space with respect to one cross section; and
a first open hole configured to allow a first region of an outer surface of the outer case and a second region of an outer surface of the inner case adjacent to the first region to form an outer passage,
wherein the first open hole passes between the first closed space and the second closed space.

US Pat. No. 10,485,088

RADIO FREQUENCY TUNING OF DRESSED MULTICELL CAVITIES USING PRESSURIZED BALLOONS

Fermi Research Alliance, ...

1. A system for radio frequency tuning of hollow structures, said system comprising:at least one pressurized balloon located in at least one targeted cell of a hollow structure of a device having a plurality of hollow structures and a plurality of respective cells, wherein said at least one pressurized balloon is targeted to said at least one targeted cell so as to localize plastic deformation to said at least one targeted cell using prescribed values of global force and balloon pressure with respect to said at least one pressurized balloon, thereby facilitating a noninvasive tuning of said at least one targeted cell of said hollow structure.

US Pat. No. 10,484,067

METHOD AND DEVICE IN UE AND BASE STATION USED FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION

SHANGHAI LANGBO COMMUNICA...

1. A method in a User Equipment (UE) for wireless communication, comprising:receiving a target radio signal; and
transmitting first information on a target channel;
wherein a channel measurement for the target radio signal is used for triggering the transmission of the first information; the target channel is a first type of physical layer channel or a second type of physical layer channel; if the target channel is the first type of physical layer channel, the transmission of the first information on the target channel is counted into a number of transmission times of the first information; otherwise, the number of transmission times of the first information is unrelated to the transmission of the first information on the target channel; the number of transmission times of the first information, when reaching K, is used for triggering a transmission of a second information, different from the first information, to a high layer, wherein K is a positive integer.

US Pat. No. 10,482,045

DATA COMMUNICATION INTERFACE FOR PROCESSING DATA IN LOW POWER SYSTEMS

ANALOG DEVICES GLOBAL UNL...

1. A data communication interface for transferring data between a microprocessor and one or more sensors, the data communication interface comprising:at least one pin of one or more pins operably coupled to the microprocessor and the one or more sensors;
a sensor register storing a value identifying which of the one or more sensors is a selected sensor for communication over the at least one pin;
a state machine configured to generate a read command based on the sensor register, and transmit the read command to the selected sensor; and
a flow control logic block configured to, upon detection of a trigger condition, transmit an instruction to the state machine, wherein the state machine is configured to receive, based at least in part on the instruction, a predetermined number of sensor values from the selected sensor while maintaining active a single communication session with the selected sensor over the at least one pin, and wherein the flow control logic block is operable to transmit processed data to an on-chip memory accessible by the microprocessor, the processed data being generated based at least in part on the sensor values.

US Pat. No. 10,485,138

HEAT SINK ASSEMBLIES FOR TRANSIENT COOLING

GE Aviation Systems LLC, ...

2. A heat sink assembly for use with at least one heat-emitting component, comprising:a first frame holding a first phase change material that changes phase at a first temperature where the first frame has at least a portion conductively coupled to the at least one heat-emitting component;
a second frame holding a second phase change material that changes phase at a second temperature, which is greater than the first temperature; and
a conductive element defining a structural barrier between the first phase change material and the second phase change material and conductively coupling the first phase change material and the second phase change material;
wherein the first frame and the second frame are configured as honeycombs and the first phase change material changes phase in response to a conductive transfer of heat from the heat-emitting component and the second phase change material changes phase in response to a conductive transfer of heat from the first phase change material.

US Pat. No. 10,485,108

METHOD OF CONFORMAL COATING

NORTHROP GRUMMAN SYSTEMS ...

1. A method of providing an amorphous fluorinated polymer conformal coating to at least one side of an RF circuit board, the method comprising:providing a coating solution including the amorphous fluorinated polymer dissolved in a fluorinated solvent;
applying the coating solution to the RF circuit board via a mechanically controlled fluid spray application device to produce a coated board; and
waiting a predetermined time period to substantially evaporate the fluorinated solvent from the coated board, thus leaving behind a conformal coating of the amorphous fluorinated polymer on a board surface area.

US Pat. No. 10,485,144

USE OF COMPUTATIONALLY GENERATED THERMAL ENERGY

LO3 Energy Inc., Brookly...

1. A computing device-implemented method comprising:receiving at least one triggering event signal at a processor of a heat recovery system, the heat recovery system having one or more components, the triggering event signal indicative of a demand for heat energy from at least one of a group consisting of a building system, a predictive load management algorithm, and a grid system;
selecting a computational workload assignment to be executed on one or more computational devices, the computational workload assignment when executed causing the one or more computational devices to generate heat, the computational workload assignment selected based in part on the demand for heat energy from an end use system and the expected heat generated by a computer system executing the computational workload assignment;
sending one or more command signals to the one or more computational devices, wherein the one or more command signals include a portion of the computational workload assignment for execution by the one or more computational devices; and
initiating capture of heat energy to be stored in one or more heat reservoirs, the heat energy being generated by the one or more computational devices based upon the computational workload assignment,
wherein the at least one triggering event signal includes information about grid system conditions and/or the one or more command signals are based on inputs relating to a status of the grid system.

US Pat. No. 10,485,134

POWER CONNECTOR WITH AIR FLOW PASSAGES

Molex, LLC, Lisle, IL (U...

1. A connector, comprising:a housing having a mating end and a mounting end, the housing including at least one channel that extend through the housing from the mounting end to the mating end, each channel is defined by a top wall and a bottom wall and a pair of vertical walls connecting the top and bottom walk together, a wall is positioned in at least one channel between the vertical walls, the wall extending from the mounting end to the mating end, the wall having a first side and a second side, the wall having two projections provided on the first side and two projections positioned on the second side;
a first terminal having a flat contact mating end that is supported by the projection on the first side of the wall defining a first passage between the first side of the wall and one side of the first terminal and further definin an air space between one of the vertical walls and an opposite side of the first terminal; and
a second terminal having a flat contact mating end that is supported by the projections on a second side of the wall defining a second passage between the second side of the wall and one side of the second terminal and further defining an air space between one of the vertical walls and an opposite side of the second terminal.

US Pat. No. 10,485,057

SIGNAL BOOSTER WITH COAXIAL CABLE CONNECTIONS

WILSON ELECTRONICS, LLC, ...

1. A repeater, comprising:a first defined connection;
a second defined connection;
a first coaxial cable connector configured to be communicatively coupled to the first defined connection;
a second coaxial cable connector configured to be communicatively coupled to the second defined connection;
a repeater unit communicatively coupled to the first defined connection and the second defined connection; and
a controller configured to adjust a gain or output power of the repeater unit that compensates for insertion losses between the first coaxial cable connector and the first defined connection and the second coaxial cable connector and the second defined connection.

US Pat. No. 10,485,090

HIGH PERFORMANCE SRF ACCELERATOR STRUCTURE AND METHOD

JEFFERSON SCIENCE ASSOCIA...

1. A chemical rinse-free method of forming a superconducting radio frequency (SRF) accelerator cavity, comprising:(a) providing a first and second half-cell of an accelerator cavity having an inner surface and an equator;
(b) adjusting the temperature of the first and second half-cell to 100 K or less;
(c) removing a thin layer of the inner surface of the first and second half-cell while holding the temperature of the first and second half-cell to 100K or less and maintaining the first and second half-cell in a first inert atmosphere;
(d) measuring the roughness of the inner surface of the first and second half-cell with a surface profilimeter;
(e) repeating steps (c) through (d) until the inner surface of the first and second half-cell is less than 2 nm root mean square (RMS) roughness over a 1 mm2 area; and
(f) welding the two half-cells together in a second inert atmosphere to form a superconducting radio frequency accelerator cavity.

US Pat. No. 10,485,024

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR UPLINK DATA SCHEDULING FOR GRANT FREE TRANSMISSION

Futurewei Technologies, I...

1. A method implemented by a user equipment (UE), the method comprising:determining to pursue grant free transmission on first data of a first buffer of a plurality of buffers and determining not to pursue grant free transmission on second data of a second buffer of the plurality of buffers;
determining a size of a grant free transport block (GFTB) based on a configuration of radio resources available for grant free transmission;
determining that a size of the first data of the first buffer is larger than the size of the GFTB;
determining to transmit using grant free transmission a first portion of the first data from the first buffer according to a priority of the first portion of the first data of the first buffer;
populating the GFTB with at least the first portion of the first data from the first buffer to produce a populated GFTB;
transferring the populated GFTB from a media access control (MAC) layer to a physical layer (PHY); and
performing grant based transmission on a second portion of the first data of the first buffer and on the second data of the second buffer.

US Pat. No. 10,485,130

SURFACE MOUNT TYPE DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR THE SAME

NIHON DEMPA KOGYO CO., LT...

1. A surface mount type device, comprising:an electronic component;
a main substrate on which the electronic component is mounted;
a pedestal on which the main substrate is mounted, wherein the pedestal has an outer frame portion and a beam portion which connects two long sides of the outer frame portion;
a lower substrate on which the pedestal is mounted;
a cover mounted on the lower substrate so as to cover the pedestal, wherein
a soldering pattern soldered with the cover from a region where the cover is mounted to an inside of the lower substrate, on the lower substrate; and
the pedestal includes a cut-out portion disposed in a side surface portion of the outer frame portion so as to form a space above the soldering pattern, the cut-out portion is configured not to penetrate the side surface portion of the outer frame portion, and the soldering pattern extends from a region outside of the pedestal to the space formed by the cut-out portion, and
the cover is secured to the soldering pattern by a solder formed in the space.

US Pat. No. 10,484,222

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION TERMINAL

WILUS INSTITUTE OF STANDA...

7. An operation method of a wireless communication terminal, the operation method comprising:receiving a physical frame for a transmission of data to each of a plurality of wireless communication terminals comprising the wireless communication terminal from a base wireless terminal,
obtaining, from the physical frame, a signaling field which signals information on a resource allocation to the plurality of wireless communication terminals and comprises a first field which represents a different type of information according to a Multi User (MU) transmission method which is used in a sub-frequency band corresponding to the first field, wherein the sub-frequency band corresponding to the first field is one of a plurality of sub-frequency bands which are included in a frequency band through which the physical frame is transmitted, wherein the MU transmission method comprises at least one of Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) and Multi User-Multi Input Multi Output (MU-MIMO), wherein the first field has the same size regardless of the MU transmission method, wherein the first field represents whether the sub-frequency band corresponding to the first field is not allocated for the transmission of data to any of the plurality of wireless communication terminals, from the physical frame, and
when the OFDMA is used for the transmission of data to the plurality of wireless communication terminals, determining, based on the first field, a sub-frequency band which is allocated to the wireless communication terminal, and
obtaining data corresponding to the wireless communication terminal through the sub-frequency band which is allocated to the wireless communication terminal.

US Pat. No. 10,480,880

AMMUNITION MAGAZINE

Sig Sauer, Inc., Newingt...

1. A detachable box magazine comprising:a hollow magazine tube extending longitudinally along a median plane, the hollow magazine tube having a front tube sidewall, a rear tube sidewall, a left tube sidewall on a left side of the median plane, and a right tube sidewall on a right side of the median plane, wherein the hollow magazine tube defines a single-stack portion and a double-stack portion positioned below the single-stack portion, the single-stack portion sized and constructed to retain at least two vertically aligned cartridges;
wherein opposite lateral margins of the front sidewall have a stepped shape between the double-stack portion and an upper tube end, the stepped shape including a first sloped portion located adjacent the upper tube end and extending downward and laterally outward from the median plane, a vertical section extending from the first sloped portion downward along the median plane, and a second sloped portion extending from the vertical section downward and laterally outward from the median plane to the double-stack portion, wherein the first sloped portion, the vertical section, and the second sloped portion each have a vertical size commensurate with a cartridge to be retained in the detachable box magazine.

US Pat. No. 10,485,101

FLEXIBLE DISPLAY DEVICE

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

9. An electronic device comprising:a flexible display panel;
a flexible circuit board connecting the flexible display panel to a first circuit board of the electronic device, wherein the first circuit board is made of a flexible material substrate;
an integrated circuit chip that is mounted on a first surface of the flexible circuit board and disposed between a first end and a second end of the flexible circuit board, wherein the integrated circuit chip is configured to drive the flexible display panel; and
a bracket having an accommodation recess formed thereon, wherein the accommodation recess accommodates the integrated circuit chip, and wherein the bracket is disposed below the flexible circuit board,
wherein, the flexible circuit board is at least partially disposed below a rear surface of the flexible display panel such that the second end of the flexible circuit board and the integrated circuit chip are disposed below the rear surface of the flexible display panel,
wherein the flexible circuit board is connected to the flexible display panel at the first end of the flexible circuit board, and connected to the first circuit board at the second end of the flexible circuit board,
wherein the flexible circuit board is disposed between the integrated circuit chip and the rear surface of the flexible display panel, and
wherein the flexible circuit board includes:
a first circuit pattern formed on the first surface, directly connected to the integrated circuit chip and directly connected to the first circuit board, and
a second circuit pattern formed on a second surface and directly connected to the flexible display panel,
wherein the first and second circuit patterns are electrically connected with each other in the flexible circuit board.

US Pat. No. 10,482,614

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR REGISTRATION VERIFICATION

ELBIT SYSTEMS LTD., Haif...

1. A method for verifying registration of a model of an internal body part with the internal body part in a reference coordinate system, said model and said internal body part previously registered in said reference coordinate system, said internal body part being at least partially unseen directly by a user, the method comprising the procedures of:continuously determining a position and orientation of a head mounted display in said reference coordinate system;
determining a display location of at least one virtual marker according to the expected position of a respective at least one reference point relative to said head mounted display, said at least one reference point being directly visible to said user, the position of said at least one reference point in said reference coordinate system is predetermined;
displaying said at least one virtual marker according to said display location,
wherein, when said model and said internal body part are effectively registered, said at least one reference point and said corresponding at least one virtual marker appears visually in alignment,
wherein when said model and said internal body part effectively fall out of registration, said at least one reference point and corresponding virtual marker appear visually out of alignment.

US Pat. No. 10,485,135

STORAGE DEVICE COOLING UTILIZING A REMOVABLE HEAT PIPE

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

1. A cooling system for providing cooling to a storage device installed in a sealed compartment of an Information Handling System (IHS), the cooling system comprising:a heat pipe extending between the storage device at a first end of the heat pipe and a fan housing at a second end of the heat pipe, wherein the fan housing comprises a fan cover plate and a side wall that physically isolate a cooling fan from the sealed compartment;
a plurality of fan housing clips coupled to the second end of the heat pipe, wherein the fan housing clips secure the second end of the heat pipe to the fan cover plate, wherein the fan cover plate comprises a channel manufactured thereon and configured to transfer heat from the heat pipe to the fan cover plate, and wherein the fan cover plate is configured to dissipate the heat from the heat pipe; and
a cooling plate joined to the first end of the heat pipe, wherein the cooling plate secures the heat pipe to a first surface of the storage device.

US Pat. No. 10,485,000

USER EQUIPMENT, BASE STATIONS AND METHODS

Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, ...

1. A user equipment (UE), comprising:a processor; and
a memory in electronic communication with the processor, wherein instructions stored in the memory are executable to:
receive an RRCConnectionReconfiguration message from an E-UTRA evolved node B (eNB), wherein the RRCConnectionReconfiguration message is received over an LTE air interface, the RRCConnectionReconfiguration message comprises information elements (IEs) indicating a new radio (NR) configuration information, and the NR configuration information indicates an identity of an NR-Signaling Radio Bearer (SRB) for NR RRC message;
perform, according to the NR configuration information, addition of the NR-SRB for NR RRC message over an NR air interface which is different from the LTE air interface;
send information indicating a failure type as NR Radio Link failure.

US Pat. No. 10,484,079

TERRESTRIAL BASED HIGH SPEED DATA COMMUNICATIONS MESH NETWORK

SMARTSKY NETWORKS LLC, M...

1. An airborne communication node configured to receive high speed wirelessly transmitted data communications on an in-flight aircraft, comprising:a receiver station disposed on the in-flight aircraft, the receiver station configured to communicate with at least one of a plurality of ground transmission stations, the ground transmission stations being located such that at least some of the ground transmission stations are within overlapping communications range of respective other ones of the ground transmission stations, the ground transmission stations being configured to communicate with the receiver station to provide a high speed data communications link continuous and uninterrupted in time with the receiver station employing a wireless radio access network protocol,
wherein the high speed data communications link is maintained continuous and uninterrupted in time while the in-flight aircraft is within a coverage area provided by one of the plurality of ground transmission stations and as the in-flight aircraft moves from the coverage area provided by the one of the plurality of ground transmission stations to a coverage area provided by another of the plurality of ground transmission stations, and
wherein the high speed data communications link is maintained continuous and uninterrupted in time while the in-flight aircraft is experiencing Doppler shift due to speeds greater than 100 miles per hour.

US Pat. No. 10,485,089

HELICAL PERMANENT MAGNET STRUCTURE AND UNDULATOR USING THE SAME

NATIONAL SYNCHROTRON RADI...

1. A helical permanent magnet structure, comprising:at least one magnet assembly, comprising:
a plurality of permanent magnets with a magnetization direction, the permanent magnets being formed as helical shape and arranged as a helical surface, and the center of the helical surface having a longitudinal passage for being passed through by a charged particle; and
a plurality of poles with the same amount of the permanent magnets, wherein the poles are magnetized by the permanent magnets and absorb on one side of the permanent magnets; and
an inner frame surrounding outside and limiting the magnet assembly,
wherein the magnet assembly further comprises a plurality of positioning members, and the permanent magnets and the poles are positioned in the inner frame.

US Pat. No. 10,485,070

LIGHT SOURCE APPARATUS AND DISPLAY APPARATUS

Industrial Technology Res...

1. A light source apparatus, comprising:a first light source, configured to provide a first light, wherein a circadian action factor (CAF) vs. correlated color temperature (CCT) coordinate (CCT, CAF) of the first light is within a first area formed by six CAF vs. CCT coordinates (2700±100 K, 0.197), (2700±100 K, 0.696), (4500±200 K, 0.474), (4500±200 K, 1.348), (6500±300 K, 0.759), and (6500±300 K, 1.604) as vertices.

US Pat. No. 10,485,123

DOUBLE-LEVER HANDLE

HONGFUJIN PRECISION ELECT...

1. A double-lever handle configured to push a support body into an installation body or pull the support body from the installation body, the double-lever handle comprising:at least one main handle;
at least one assisting handle; and
at least one connecting rod; wherein:
the main handle is rotationally mounted to the support body, and a connecting portion between the main handle and the support body forms a first rotating pair;
the assisting handle comprises at least one arm;
the arm is rotationally coupled to an end of the main handle away from the first rotating pair, and a connecting portion between the arm portion and the main handle forms a second rotating pair;
another end of the main handle adjacent to the first rotating pair defines a first latching slot;
the first latching slot is configured to latch a first latching pin of the installation body;
the main handle is configured to rotate about the first latching pin latched in the first latching slot;
an end of the arm adjacent to the second rotating pair defines a second latching slot;
the second latching slot is configured to latch a second latching pin of the support body;
the arm is configured to rotate about the second latching pin latched in the second latching slot;
one end of the connecting rod is rotationally coupled to the arm, and a second end of the connecting rod is slidably coupled to the main handle.

US Pat. No. 10,485,121

ELECTRICAL CONNECTION BOX AND WIRE HARNESS

YAZAKI CORPORATION, Toky...

1. An electrical connection box comprising:an accommodating member in which at least an electronic component that is a printed board on which an electronic device is mounted is accommodated in an internal space of a housing;
a cover member that is assembled to the accommodating member to block an opening by being moved toward the opening of the accommodating member, the cover member separating the printed circuit board from an outside; and
a positioning structure that is arranged in the internal space of the housing including at least the assembled accommodating member and the cover member, and configured to perform positioning in assembly of the accommodating member and the cover member, wherein
the positioning structure includes a positioning pin provided with one of the accommodating member and the cover member, and extending along an assembling direction of the accommodating member and the cover member, and a pin insertion portion provided with the other of the accommodating member and the cover member, and into which the positioning pin is inserted in the assembly of the accommodating member and the cover member,
the electronic component includes a terminal protruding from the accommodating member toward the cover member from the printed circuit board, and
the terminal is exposed to the outside through the cover member, and the cover member includes a terminal insertion hole that allows the terminal to be inserted from a protruding-side tip end and to be exposed to the outside in the assembly of the accommodating member and the cover member, the positioning structure has the positioning pin and the pin insertion portion formed such that the positioning pin starts to be inserted into the pin insertion portion before the terminal starts to be inserted into the terminal insertion hole and before the terminal comes in contact with the cover member.

US Pat. No. 10,485,106

STRUCTURE FOR CONNECTING PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. A structure for connecting printed circuit boards (PCBs), electrically connecting a first PCB and a second PCB with printed circuits provided thereon, the structure comprising:fixing portions formed in the first PCB and the second PCB; and
a harness to electrically connect the first PCB and the second PCB, comprising:
a pair of housings to be fixed to the fixing portions, each housing including a top housing corresponding to a top side of each of the fixing portion, a bottom housing corresponding to a bottom side of each of the fixing portion and a connecting portion to connect an end of the top housing and an end of the bottom housing;
contact terminals arranged in the housings to come into contact with the printed circuits; and
a cable connected to the contact terminals to electrically connect the pair of housings,
wherein each of the fixing portions has an opening formed to define a combining direction of the housing, and the housing has a protruding portion formed at a position corresponding to the opening to be received in the opening when the housing is combined with the fixing portion, and
wherein the protruding portion is provided at the connecting portion.

US Pat. No. 10,484,154

PREAMBLE CONFIGURATION METHOD, TRANSMISSION METHOD AND RELATED DEVICE

YULONG COMPUTER TELECOMMU...

1. A preamble configuration method on an unlicensed carrier, comprising:configuring, by a base station, a Physical Random Access Channel (PRACH) configuration message, the PRACH configuration message comprising subframe location information, first Clear Channel Assessment (CCA) interval location information, a channel detection mechanism, preamble format information, and preamble sending location information; the subframe location information representing a location of a subframe where M to-be-transmitted preambles are located, the subframe being an uplink subframe, a special subframe or a downlink partial subframe; the first CCA interval location information representing a location of a CCA interval before each preamble in the M to-be-transmitted preambles on the subframe or on a previous subframe of the subframe; the channel detection mechanism indicating whether to indicate user equipment to detect an idle state of the unlicensed carrier; the preamble format information representing that the to-be-transmitted preambles are format 4 preambles; the preamble sending location information representing sending locations of the M to-be-transmitted preambles in the subframe, M being an integer that is larger than 0; and
sending, by the base station, control signaling carrying the PRACH configuration message to the user equipment; the control signaling comprising Radio Resource Control (RRC) signaling and/or Digital Copyright Identifier (DCI) signaling.

US Pat. No. 10,483,614

EHF HINGE ASSEMBLIES

KEYSSA SYSTEMS, INC., Ca...

1. A hinge assembly for use in propagating radio frequency signals, the hinge assembly comprising:a first subassembly comprising a first waveguide, wherein the first waveguide comprises a first self-sustaining signal propagation portion and a first co-dependent signal propagation portion;
a second subassembly that interfaces with the first subassembly and moves at an angular rotation with respect to the first subassembly, the second subassembly comprising a second waveguide, wherein the second waveguide comprises a second self-sustaining signal propagation portion and a second co-dependent signal propagation portion;
wherein, in a first range of angular rotation, the first and second co-dependent signal propagation portions are in direct contact with each other to form a propagation coupling between the first and second waveguides that enables the radio frequency signals to propagate through the hinge assembly; and
wherein, in a second range of angular rotation, the first and second co-dependent signal propagation portions are not in direct contact with each other and the radio frequency signals are not able to propagate through the hinge assembly.

US Pat. No. 10,481,448

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY

HANNSTAR DISPLAY (NANJING...

1. A liquid crystal display device, comprising:a plurality of pixel units;
a first electrode line, wherein the first electrode line is an enclosed conductive ring surrounding the pixel units;
a gate driver coupled with at least some of the pixel units via a plurality of gate lines, wherein the gate driver includes a plurality of signal lines and a plurality of shift registers coupled between the signal lines and the plurality of gate lines, and a plurality of control signals are transmitted to the shift registers through the signal lines;
another gate driver coupled with at least some of the pixel units, wherein the gate driver and the another gate driver are respectively disposed at two opposite sides of an active region of the liquid crystal display device;
an electrostatic discharge protection circuit coupled with the gate driver;
another electrostatic discharge protection circuit coupled with the another gate driver, wherein the another electrostatic discharge protection circuit is electrically connected to the first electrode line;
a second electrode line, wherein the second electrode line is a non-enclosed conductive ring surrounding the first electrode line, and the gate driver is disposed between the first electrode line and the second electrode line; and
a conductive line, wherein the first electrode line and the second electrode line are electrically connected together through the conductive line;
wherein a common voltage is applied to the first electrode line and the second electrode line, and the electrostatic discharge protection circuit is electrically connected to the signal lines and the first electrode line.

US Pat. No. 10,481,864

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR EMOTION-TRIGGERED CAPTURING OF AUDIO AND/OR IMAGE DATA

Stichting IMEC Nederland,...

11. An apparatus for emotion-triggered control of capture of audio or image data by an audio or image capturing device, the apparatus comprising:data input circuitry adapted to:
receive a time-sequential set of data including first physiological data representing a first physiological parameter corresponding to a first person, second physiological data representing a second physiological parameter corresponding to a second person, and voice audio data including a voice of at least one of the first and the second person, and
a processing unit adapted to:
analyze the time-sequential set of data to determine whether a set of one or more features obtainable from the time-sequential set of data matches a set of one or more predetermined characteristics being indicative of respective changes of emotional state of the first person and emotional state of the second person being less than a threshold time difference; and
in response to determining that the set of one or more features matches the set of one or more predetermined characteristics, transmit a trigger signal to the audio or image capturing device.

US Pat. No. 10,481,246

PHOTO-DIODE EMULATOR CIRCUIT FOR TRANSIMPEDANCE AMPLIFIER TESTING

ANALOG DEVICES GLOBAL UNL...

1. An optical range finder, comprising:a transimpedance amplifier (TIA); and
a photodiode emulation circuitry coupled to an input port of the TIA and configured to:
receive one or more parameters specifying one or more characteristics of a test current signal to be provided to the TIA, and
provide the test current signal in accordance with the one or more parameters to the input port of the TIA while the photodiode is also coupled to the input port of the TIA,
wherein:
the test current signal includes a current pulse,
the one or more characteristics include an amplitude of the current pulse, and
the photodiode emulation circuitry includes a digitally controlled current mirror configured to ensure that the amplitude of the test current signal is in accordance with the one or more parameters.

US Pat. No. 10,485,067

METHOD AND LIGHT SYSTEM FOR PROTECTION FROM DAZZLING LIGHT AND MACHINE HAVING THE LIGHT SYSTEM

1. A method for protecting a user of a light system, which comprises multiple illuminants, at least one light sensor, and at least one coding unit, from dazzling light from at least one of the illuminants, comprising the following steps:creating of a respective coding for light of the individual illuminants by the at least one coding unit,
detecting of dazzling light from at least one of the illuminants by the at least one light sensor,
assigning of the detected dazzling light with the at least one associated illuminant on the basis of the coding of the light for the corresponding illuminant, and
setting of the at least one associated illuminant to protect the user from the detected dazzling light.

US Pat. No. 10,481,177

WAFER INSPECTION METHOD

Tokyo Seimitsu Co. LTD., ...

1. A wafer inspection method which simultaneously brings a plurality of probes disposed on a probe card into contact with a plurality of pads being on chips on a wafer to perform an electrical inspection, comprising:a chuck step of holding the wafer with a wafer chuck and heating the wafer to an inspection temperature;
a first position recognition step of recognizing all the positions of the pads on the basis of pad information of one arbitrary chip being in the wafer while thermal deformation is progressing;
a second position recognition step of re-recognizing the position of at least one but less than all of the pads to recognize positional shifts of the pads occurring due to thermal expansion caused by heat of the wafer chuck before electrical inspection is performed; and
a correction step of updating position information of the pads recognized in the second position recognition step on the basis of the positions of the pads in the first position recognition step to correct contact positions with respect to the probes.

US Pat. No. 10,479,003

SOLID STATE MICROCELLULAR FOAMING METHOD INCLUDING CONTINUOUS SATURATION OF SOLID POLYMERIC MATERIAL

Dart Container Corporatio...

1. A solid state microcellular foaming method that includes saturating a solid polymeric material with a pressurized inert gas in a pressure vessel, the method comprising:continuously passing the solid polymeric material through a first set of cascading seals fluidly sealing an inlet to the pressure vessel;
exposing the solid polymeric material passing through an interior of the pressure vessel to the pressurized inert gas to form a saturated solid polymeric material, wherein the inert gas in the saturated solid polymeric material forms microcellular bubbles in the saturated solid polymeric material in a subsequent foaming stage;
continuously passing the saturated solid polymeric material through a second set of cascading seals fluidly sealing an outlet to the pressure vessel; and
operating a pressure regulation system to control the pressure across each of the first set of cascading seals, the second set of cascading seals, and the interior of the pressure vessel.

US Pat. No. 10,484,157

UE SUPPORTING LOW-LATENCY WIRELESS COMMUNICATION, METHOD AND APPARATUS IN BASE STATION

SHANGHAI LANGBO COMMUNICA...

1. A method in a User Equipment (UE) supporting low-latency wireless communication, comprising:Step A: receiving a first signaling, the first signaling indicating at least one of the following:
first information: whether a target Reference Signal (RS) set is transmitted in a first Long Term Evolution (LTE) timeslot; and
second information: whether an RS pattern of the target RS set is a first pattern or a second pattern in a second LTE timeslot;
Step B: according to the indication of the first signaling, receiving the target RS set and a second data in the second LTE timeslot; and
Step B2 of Step B: according to the target RS set received in the second LTE timeslot, estimating a parameter of a wireless channel through which the second data passes;
wherein:
the target RS set comprises P RSs, P being a positive integer, and the P RSs are respectively mapped to P antenna ports;
the second data is transmitted by the P antenna ports;
the second LTE timeslot is an LTE timeslot that is behind the first LTE timeslot and continuous with the first LTE timeslot;
the first pattern is the RS pattern of the LTE downlink UE-specific Reference Signal (URS) in the LTE timeslot; and
the first information indicates that the target RS set is not transmitted in the first LTE timeslot, or the second information indicates that the RS pattern of the target RS set is the second pattern in the second LTE timeslot.

US Pat. No. 10,479,941

DELAYED COKE DRUM QUENCH SYSTEMS AND METHODS HAVING REDUCED ATMOSPHERIC EMISSIONS

Bechtel Hydrocarbon Techn...

1. A system for reducing atmospheric emissions of hydrocarbon vapors in a delayed coke drum quench overflow system, which comprises:an overflow drum connected to a blowdown header line for reducing hydrocarbon vapors and producing a vapor overflow remainder and a liquid overflow remainder;
an overflow tank, connected to the overflow drum by a liquid overflow remainder line, for separating at least one of skim oil, water, coke fines, and tank vapor from the liquid overflow remainder; and
a tank vapor line in fluid communication with the overflow tank for transmitting the tank vapor to an overflow ejector, wherein the overflow ejector includes an inlet in fluid communication with the tank vapor line and an outlet in fluid communication with a steam line for reducing the pressure in the overflow tank to 0 psig.

US Pat. No. 10,485,039

DEVICES AND METHODS FOR D2D COMMUNICATION

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A communication device outside a coverage area of a cellular communication network, configured to perform a device to device communication with a plurality of further communication devices using a second frequency band,wherein the communication device is configured to receive a control message from a further communication device of the plurality of communication devices, the control message indicating that the further communication device is within the coverage area of the cellular communication network;
wherein the communication device is further configured to, upon reception of said control message, start listening for messages from further communication devices of the plurality of communication devices using a first frequency band;
wherein the communication device is configured to, as long as the communication device does not receive the control message, communicate with the further communication devices using a communication frame having a first control channel format, the first control channel format offering only communication resources for an ad-hoc communication mode; and
wherein the communication device is further configured to, upon reception of the control message, communicate with the further communication devices using a communication frame having a second control channel format, the second control channel format offering communication resources for an ad-hoc communication mode and a network assisted communication mode.

US Pat. No. 10,485,112

CERAMIC CIRCUIT SUBSTRATE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING CERAMIC CIRCUIT SUBSTRATE

TANAKA KIKINZOKU KOGYO K....

1. A ceramic circuit substrate comprising:a ceramic substrate;
a copper circuit made of a copper-based material bonded, via a first bonding layer, to a surface of the ceramic substrate; and
a copper heat sink made of the copper-based material bonded, via a second bonding layer, to the other surface of the ceramic substrate,
wherein the bonding layers each include a brazing material component comprising at least two or more kinds of metals together with Ag and Cu serving as essential components, at least one active metal, the active metal, in the bonding layers, having a content ranging, relative to a metallic element content in each of the whole bonding layers, from 0.5 mass % to 2.0 mass % inclusive, and the Cu, in each of the bonding layers, having a content ranging from 20 mass % to 40 mass % inclusive,
wherein the bonding layers each have a two-layer structure of:
a brazing material layer comprising the brazing material component but not the active metal, and
an active metal compound layer containing the active metal, the active metal compound layer being formed along a bonded interface between the ceramic substrate and the bonding layer, and
wherein, further, a ratio of a bonding area between the active metal compound layer and the ceramic substrate in a bonding area between each of the bonding layers and the ceramic substrate is 88% or more.

US Pat. No. 10,485,072

SHUNT REGULATOR FOR SPECTRAL SHIFT CONTROLLED LIGHT SOURCE

SIGNIFY NORTH AMERICA COR...

1. A method for influencing animal behaviors, comprising:providing a lighting assembly in an animal enclosure, the lighting assembly comprising driving circuitry, the driving circuitry adapted to receive an electrical excitation signal from a direct current (DC) input varied in intensity by a dimming device that actuates to increase or decrease a voltage of the electrical excitation signal, the driving circuitry including a first plurality of light emitting diodes (LEDs) in a first path in parallel relation to a second plurality of light emitting diodes (LEDs) in a second path, the first plurality of LEDs having a first threshold voltage, and the second plurality of LEDs having a second threshold voltage greater than the first threshold value, and a current limiting device within the first path;
increasing the voltage to an amount between the first threshold voltage and the second threshold voltage so that the first plurality of LEDs are emitting light of a first color, wherein the first color elicits a first behavior in an animal in the animal enclosure;
increasing the voltage to an amount above the second threshold voltage so that the second plurality of LEDs are emitting light of a second color, wherein the second color elicits a second behavior in the animal;
wherein, at the second voltage, the current limiting devices limits the current to the first plurality of LEDs.

US Pat. No. 10,484,860

MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS TERMINAL AND METHOD

SCA IPLA HOLDINGS INC., ...

1. A mobile communications terminal for communicating data in a mobile communications network, the mobile communications network comprising one or more base stations operable to provide a wireless access interface for the mobile communications terminal; and one or more mobility managers operable to send and receive signalling packets for controlling user data communications between the mobile communications terminal and a destination, wherein the mobile communications terminal comprising:a transmitter;
a receiver; and
a processor that executes instructions stored in a memory to
communicate, via the transmitter and the receiver, packets with one or more base stations in a mobile communications system via the wireless access interface provided by the one or more base stations;
send, via the transmitter, a signalling packet to one or more mobility managers of the mobile communications network, the signalling packet comprising user data intended for the destination, prior to establishing a signalling connection with the one or more mobility managers; and
include in the signalling packet an indication that the signalling packet is part of a conversation comprising a predetermined number of packets, the signalling packet being included in the predetermined number of packets.

US Pat. No. 10,484,523

MOBILE COMMUNICATION TERMINAL AND METHOD THEREFORE

Conversant Wireless Licen...

1. A method for mapping texture content to user interface elements for a mobile communication device comprising:receiving a real time acquired image comprising at least one texture content, the real time image being continuously captured in real time via a camera of the mobile communication device;
generating a colour scheme and identifying the at least one texture content from said real time acquired image;
displaying in a user interface a composite view comprising the real time image, a plurality of user interface elements and a selection frame illustrating the at least one texture content;
continuously applying, in real time, the at least one texture content and the colour scheme onto at least one of the plurality of user interface elements in the user interface to reflect the real time acquired image;
setting the at least one texture content onto at least one of the plurality of user interface elements upon receipt of user input of selection from the selection frame; and
setting the colour scheme onto at least another one of the plurality of user interface elements upon receipt of user input of selection of the at least another one of the plurality of user interface elements.

US Pat. No. 10,484,090

METHOD FOR CHANGING THE IDENTIFICATION CODE OF A LIGHT SOURCE IN VISIBLE LIGHT COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS

ELDOLAB HOLDING B.V., Ei...

1. A method for changing an identification code of a light source in a visible light communication system, which visible light communication system comprises the light source, a driver system to drive the light source, and a server that is not able to communicate directly with the driver system, and which method makes use of a first mobile device comprising an image sensor, a processing unit, a network adapter, and a transmitter, wherein the processing unit is configured to process an output of the image sensor, wherein the processing unit is configured to communicate with the server via the network adapter, and wherein the processing unit is configured to send signals to the driver system using the transmitter, said method comprising the following steps:a. determining, by the server, a timing of a change in the identification code of the light source to change from a first ID code to a second ID code and transmitting by the server, in response to the determination, a first signal to the network adapter of the first mobile device, the first signal comprising a command to change the identification code of the light source from the first ID code to the second ID code;
b. receiving the first signal from the server by the network adapter of the first mobile device, the first signal comprising the command to change the identification code of the light source from the first ID code to the second ID code; and
c. transmitting, by the transmitter of the first mobile device, a second signal to the driver system for the light source, said second signal comprising a command to implement the change of the identification code of the light source to the second ID code, after the network adapter of the first mobile device receives from the server the first signal comprising the command to change the identification code of the light source from the first ID code to the second ID code.

US Pat. No. 10,482,364

PRINTED LEDS AND WAVELENGTH CONVERSION AREA ON OBJECTS TO PROVIDE OPTICAL SECURITY FEATURE

Nthdegree Technologies Wo...

1. An authentication system comprising:an object to be authenticated;
one or more light emitting diodes (LEDs) on or within the object, the LEDs emitting primary light when energized;
a power receiving circuit on or within the object for temporarily receiving power from a power source external to the object; and
wavelength conversion material on or within the object that is energized when the LEDs are energized, the wavelength conversion material for converting the primary light to secondary light, the secondary light having a spectrum characteristic and/or a persistence characteristic that has been selected for authenticating the object,
wherein a first code corresponding to the spectrum characteristic and/or persistence characteristic is stored in a data base for comparison to the spectrum characteristic and/or a persistence characteristic of the wavelength conversion material at a time when the object is being authenticated.

US Pat. No. 10,478,573

COUNTER AND HANDHELD DEVICE WITH COUNTER

1. A counter (6) for a handheld device (1) for dispensing pharmaceutical substances, with at least one counter wheel (20) that features legible characters, wherein the counter wheel (20) is rotatable about a rotational axis (14) and a drive part (10) for the counter wheel (20) is provided in order to rotationally act upon the counter wheel (20), wherein said drive part (10) features a shaped engagement section for cooperating with the counter wheel (20), and wherein an acting part (49) is furthermore provided and is configured to be displaced relative to the counter wheel (20) in the direction of the rotational axis (14) against a spring force, wherein the acting part (49) is rotationally moved and connected to the drive part (10) in order to rotate jointly therewith, and wherein the drive part (10) features a guide section (13), by which it is seated on the rotational axis (14) of the counter in the assembled state of the counter (6), wherein the rotational axis of the counter is realized in the form of a stationary pin, wherein the drive part (10) and/or the acting part (49) feature a shaped gear section, and wherein the shaped gear section comprises a slotted link (18) on one of the drive part (10) and rotational axis (14), as well as a slide block (17) on the other of the drive part (10) and rotational axis (14).

US Pat. No. 10,485,001

FREQUENCY HOPPING DESIGN FOR GRANT-FREE TRANSMISSION IN MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS

MediaTek Singapore Pte. L...

1. A method, comprising:receiving, by a processor of an apparatus, a frequency hopping pattern from a network node;
determining, by the processor, a frequency hopping location according to the frequency hopping pattern; and
performing, by the processor, an uplink grant-free transmission according to the frequency hopping position,
wherein the frequency hopping pattern comprises user equipment (UE) specific information, and
wherein the UE specific information comprises a UE identity (ID), or a group UE ID.

US Pat. No. 10,484,143

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR SHORT-LATENCY COMMUNICATIONS IN UE AND BASE STATION

SHANGHAI LANGBO COMMUNICA...

1. A method in a User Equipment (UE) supporting short-latency radio communications, comprising:receiving K radio signal groups, K being a positive integer greater than 1;
transmitting a single uplink signaling related to correct decoding of the received K radio signal groups, the single uplink signaling comprising HARQ-ACK information; wherein:
the K radio signal groups are received in K time windows on a same carrier, and any two time windows of the K time windows are orthogonal in the time domain;
lengths of Enhanced Transmission Time Intervals (eTTIs) corresponding to the K radio signal groups correspond to K time lengths respectively, and any two time lengths of the K time lengths are not equal;
the HARQ-ACK information indicates whether a coding block in each of the K radio signal groups is correctly decoded;
the number of radio signals in the K radio signal groups are Q1, . . . , QK respectively, the Q1, . . . , QK being positive integers respectively; and
in the K radio signal groups that are associated with the uplink signaling, an eTTI length corresponding to a radio signal group transmitted earlier is greater than an eTTI length corresponding to a radio signal group transmitted later.

US Pat. No. 10,485,125

INTEGRATED USB CONNECTOR AND MEMORY DEVICE

Western Digital Technolog...

1. A universal serial bus (USB) device, comprising:a semiconductor device, comprising:
first and second opposed surfaces extending between first and second edges;
one or more semiconductor die affixed to one of the first and second opposed surfaces, and
a first set of contact fingers mounted at a first position on one of the first and second opposed surfaces, and a second set of contact fingers mounted at a second position on one of the first and second opposed surfaces different than the first position, the first and second sets of contact fingers electrically connected to the one or more semiconductor die; and
a USB connector configured to connect with a host device within a USB slot, the USB connector comprising:
a first set of electrical contacts mounted within a first contacts assembly affixed on the first surface of the semiconductor device, the first set of electrical contacts having first ends physically coupled to the first set of contact fingers, and the first set of electrical contacts having second ends, opposite the first ends, terminating at a proximal end of the USB device, and
a second set of electrical contacts mounted within a second contacts assembly affixed on the second surface of the semiconductor device, the second set of electrical contacts having first ends physically coupled to the second set of contact fingers, and the second set of electrical contacts having second ends, opposite the first ends, terminating at the proximal end of the USB device.

US Pat. No. 10,485,042

METHOD FOR RECONFIGURING WIRELESS BEARER AND DEVICE THEREOF

KT CORPORATION, Gyeonggi...

1. A method of reconfiguring a radio bearer by a user equipment, the method comprising:receiving a higher layer signal including information for changing a data radio bearer type of one selected radio bearer configured to receive downlink data from a base station using only wireless local area network (WLAN) wireless resources;
performing, by a packet data convergence protocol (PDCP) entity, a PDCP data recovery procedure based on the information for changing the data radio bearer type of the one selected radio bearer; and
performing, by the PDCP entity, a reordering procedure for the one selected radio bearer,
wherein the information for changing the data radio bearer type of the one selected radio bearer includes information for changing the one selected radio bearer from a first radio bearer type receiving the downlink data using only the WLAN wireless resources to a second radio bearer type receiving the downlink data using only wireless resources of the base station and maintaining radio bearer types of the other radio bearers configured to receive downlink data and to transmit uplink data using one of the WLAN wireless resources and the wireless resources of the base station; and
wherein the PDCP data recovery procedure and the reordering procedure are performed by the PDCP entity when the data radio bearer type is changed from the first radio bearer type to the second radio bearer type based on the information for changing the data radio bearer type.

US Pat. No. 10,484,939

SERVICE PROVIDER SELECTION IN A WIRELESS NETWORK

Charter Communications Op...

1. A method comprising:from a mobile communication device, transmitting a first wireless communication including a first request to establish a wireless communication link with a wireless access node;
receiving a command notifying the mobile communication device to use a service provider other than a first wireless network service provider; and
in accordance with the command, establishing the wireless communication link with the wireless access node via a second wireless network service provider.

US Pat. No. 10,480,915

METHOD OF MAKING A POLYMERIC SUBSONIC AMMUNITION CARTRIDGE

TRUE VELOCITY IP HOLDINGS...

1. A method of preparing a polymeric subsonic ammunition comprising the steps of:providing a substantially cylindrical primer insert comprising a base having a top surface opposite a bottom surface, a substantially cylindrical coupling element that extends from the top surface; a primer recess formed in the bottom surface; a primer flash hole aperture positioned in the primer recess to extend through the bottom surface; and a flash hole groove positioned in the primer recess around the primer flash hole aperture;
forming a substantially cylindrical polymeric middle body by overmolding the substantially cylindrical primer insert through the primer flash hole aperture into the flash hole groove and extending the overmolding to a substantially cylindrical polymeric coupling region;
providing a substantially cylindrical polymeric bullet-end component comprising
a substantially cylindrical polymeric coupling end opposite a bullet aperture;
inserting a propellant insert into the propellant chamber to reduce the internal volume of the propellant chamber by at least 10% less;
coupling the substantially cylindrical polymeric coupling end to the substantially cylindrical polymeric coupling region to form a propellant chamber that extends from the bullet aperture to the primer flash hole;
inserting a diffuser into the primer recess;
inserting a primer into the primer recess to contact the diffuser;
adding a propellant to the propellant chamber; and
inserting a projectile in the bullet aperture.

US Pat. No. 10,478,745

SYSTEM AND METHOD TO VAPORIZE A PROCESS STREAM BY MIXING THE STREAM WITH A HEATING MEDIUM

CAMERON SOLUTIONS, INC., ...

1. A method to vaporize a process stream, the method comprising:routing the process stream into a liquid pool zone of a vessel, the liquid pool zone including a heating medium, the heating medium being less volatile than the process stream and maintained at an operating temperature determined by vaporization requirements;
pre-mixing the process stream and the heating medium outside of the liquid pool zone of the vessel;
vaporizing volatile components of the process stream due to contact with the heating medium in the liquid pool zone;
removing a vaporized portion of the process stream from a vapor separation zone of the vessel as a vaporized process stream; and
removing solids from the liquid pool zone of the vessel.

US Pat. No. 10,485,063

POWER SUPPLY CIRCUIT, AND RELATED LIGHTING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OPERATING A POWER SUPPLY CIRCUIT

OSRAM GmbH, Munich (DE)

1. A power supply circuit comprising:two output terminals for providing a current;
a current generator configured to generate a regulated current, wherein said current generator comprises:
a switching stage comprising one or more first electronic switches and one or more inductors, said switching stage being configured to provide said regulated current as a function of one or more drive signals,
a current sensor configured to detect at least one feedback signal indicative of said regulated current provided by said switching stage, and
a regulator circuit configured to generate said one or more drive signals for said switching stage as a function of said at least one feedback signal; wherein the regulator circuit comprises a comparison circuit such that the regulated current comprises a ripple and the regulated current varies periodically between an upper threshold and a lower threshold;
a second electronic switch configured to selectively short circuit the output of said current generator as a function of a further drive signal; and
a control circuit configured to generate said further drive signal for opening or closing selectively the second electronic switch;
wherein said current generator is configured to activate or deactivate the generation of said regulated current as a function of an enable signal, and said control circuit is configured to generate said enable signal and said further drive signal, in order to repeat periodically the following steps:
after a first time-interval, activating said current generator;
after a second time-interval, opening the second electronic switch, wherein the duration of the second time interval ranges from 0.8 to 1.5× of the time required until the regulated current reaches the upper threshold after an activation of the current generator;
after a third time-interval, closing the second electronic switch, and
after a fourth time-interval, deactivate said current generator.

US Pat. No. 10,485,026

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE, WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. An electronic device, comprising:circuitry configured to:
transmit a multi-request to send (multi-RTS) packet to at least a first wireless communication device and a second wireless communication device,
wherein the multi-RTS packet comprises identification information of the first wireless communication device and the second wireless communication device,
wherein the first wireless communication device transmits, in response to the multi-RTS packet, a first clear to send (CTS) packet and the second wireless communication device transmits, in response to the multi-RTS packet, a second CTS packet simultaneously with the transmission of the first CTS packet, and
wherein the first CTS packet and the second CTS packet include a same training field;
receive at least one of the first CTS packet from the first wireless communication device or the second CTS packet from the second wireless communication device,
wherein the first wireless communication device transmits the first CTS packet after a short inter-frame space (SIFS) from a first reception time instance of the multi-RTS packet at the first wireless communication device, and
wherein the second wireless communication device transmits the second CTS packet after the SIFS from a second reception time instance of the multi-RTS packet at the second wireless communication device; and
transmit a multiplexed data packet to the two first wireless communication device and the second wireless communication device, based on reception of the at least one of the first CTS packet or the second CTS packet,
wherein the multiplexed data packet includes a first data packet for the first wireless communication device and a second data packet for the second wireless communication device.

US Pat. No. 10,485,011

METHOD FOR SCHEDULING AND/OR MUTING OF RADIO RESOURCES IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A method of scheduling and/or muting radio resources in a wireless communication system, said wireless communication system comprising a plurality of network nodes and a plurality of user nodes, the method comprising:performing measurements, by a user node among the plurality of user nodes, received signal strength of radio signals transmitted from the plurality of network nodes so as to obtain received signal quality and/or interference associated with the plurality of network nodes;
arranging, by said user node, the received signal quality and/or interference associated with the plurality of network nodes in accordance with a first order with respect to a radio signal criterion; and
instead of sending the measurements to a first network node among the plurality of network nodes, signalling, by said user node, an order indicator to indicate the first order in a first message to the first network node, to cause the first network node coordinate scheduling and/or muting of radio resources for the first network node based on a combination of the order indicator indicating the first order, and a second order, by the first network node, of scheduling and/or the muting of radio resources,
wherein the first message to cause the first network node to coordinate the scheduling and/or the muting of radio resources further includes identification information arranged in accordance with the first order from a group of identification information including:
a list of a plurality of network nodes in the first order being a descending or ascending order with respect to the radio signal criterion; and
an indication of interference level in the first order associated in a list of a plurality of transmission beam(s) and/or a plurality of network nodes.

US Pat. No. 10,483,683

ORGANIZER FOR ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR

FCI USA LLC, Etters, PA ...

1. An organizer configured to maintain alignment of a plurality of leadframe assemblies of an electrical connector, the organizer comprising:an electrically insulative body comprising:
a stiffener wall comprising a front surface and a rear surface offset from the front surface in a longitudinal direction,
a projection that extends from a central portion of the front surface of the stiffener wall in the longitudinal direction, and
a plurality of grooves that extend into the projection and are spaced from each other in a lateral direction along a first row,
wherein the electrically insulative body is configured to couple with the leadframe assemblies such that a first retention wall of each of the leadframes is received in a respective one of the grooves;
wherein the grooves of the first row of grooves extend into the projection in a transverse direction, and
the electrically insulative body further comprises a second row of grooves that extend into the electrically insulative body in the transverse direction, wherein grooves of the second row of grooves are configured to couple with a respective second retention wall of each of the leadframes.

US Pat. No. 10,482,726

METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND APPARATUS FOR BI-DIRECTIONAL COMMUNICATION WITH WEARABLE LOCATION DEVICES

Zebra Technologies Corpor...

1. A method of displaying an image at a venue, the method comprising:receiving blink data from tags, each of the tags carried by a wearable location device associated with a monitored individual;
determining tag location data based on the blink data, the tag location data indicative of locations of the monitored individuals;
detecting an occurrence of an event associated with an image;
in response to the occurrence of the event:
assigning a plurality of the tags a particular color based on the tag location data, the plurality of the tags corresponding to a plurality of the wearable location devices;
generating a first instruction configured to cause the plurality of the wearable location devices to emit light of the particular color; and
transmitting the first instruction to the plurality of the tags to cause the plurality of the wearable location devices to collectively display the image;
comparing the image to the location data for the plurality of the tags;
identifying a gap in the image; and
in response to identifying the gap:
identifying a subset of the tags proximate to the gap, the subset of the tags corresponding to a subset of the wearable location devices; and
transmitting a second instruction to the subset of the tags to cause the subset of the wearable location devices to mitigate the gap in the image by emitting light.

US Pat. No. 10,482,238

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR VERIFYING THE INTEGRITY OF PLATFORM SOFTWARE OF AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Conversant Wireless Licen...

1. A method for verifying integrity of software in an electronic device, the electronic device including platform software comprising a platform software module and a monitor module, the method comprising:accessing the monitor module;
performing a hash function on the monitor module to derive a first computed hash;
obtaining a first expected hash associated with the monitor module;
determining whether the first computed hash matches the first expected hash;
invoking the monitor module at least based on a determination that the first computed hash matches the first expected hash; and
performing, by the invoked monitor module, an integrity verification procedure on the platform software module.

US Pat. No. 10,480,996

LIGHT FIXTURE WITH INTEGRATED SENSOR

IDEAL Industries Lighting...

1. A lighting fixture comprising:a light source;
a housing coupled to the light source and comprising an opening through which light generated by the light source is emitted towards an area of interest having a plurality of sub-areas, wherein an exposed surface of the housing reflects the light such that the housing appears a first color;
a light sensor, wherein data collected at the light sensor is used to control the light source; and
a sensor cover over the light sensor and coupled to the housing, the sensor cover comprising:
a front surface that reflects light within a first sub-band of a visual light band and transmits light within at least a second sub-band of the visual light band such that the sensor cover appears a second color, which is substantially similar to the first color based at least in part on reflectance within the first sub-band; and
a light focusing surface opposite the front surface and comprising a plurality of lens sections, each of the lens sections configured to focus light from each sub-area of the plurality of sub-areas of the area of interest to the light sensor such that, in combination, the plurality of lens sections provide information to the light sensor about an entire area of the area of interest, where the sensor cover has an average transmittance greater than 10% within the visual light band.

US Pat. No. 10,480,835

GAS-REPLENISHING AND ENTHALPY-INCREASING CONTROL METHOD, DEVICE AND APPARATUS FOR TWO-STAGE COMPRESSOR

GREE ELECTRIC APPLIANCES,...

1. A gas-replenishing and enthalpy-increasing control method for a two-stage compressor, comprising:when a gas-replenishing electronic expansion valve needs to be opened, gradually increasing, by a controller, an opening degree of the gas-replenishing electronic expansion valve in a time sequence;
after the gas-replenishing electronic expansion valve is opened, acquiring a detected gas-replenishing superheat degree of a two-stage compressor; and
adjusting, based on the gas-replenishing superheat degree of the two-stage compressor, the opening degree of the gas-replenishing electronic expansion valve,
wherein the gas-replenishing electronic expansion valve is disposed between a medium-pressure liquid storage tank and the two-stage compressor, and when the opening degree of the gas-replenishing electronic expansion valve is not zero, a gaseous refrigerant in the medium-pressure liquid storage tank replenishes gas and increases enthalpy for the two-stage compressor;
wherein acquiring the detected gas-replenishing superheat degree of the two-stage compressor comprises:
collecting a gas-replenishing temperature and a gas-replenishing pressure of the two-stage compressor;
acquiring a saturation temperature corresponding to the gas-replenishing pressure; and
taking a difference between the gas-replenishing temperature and the saturation temperature as the gas-replenishing superheat degree of the two-stage compressor;
wherein adjusting, based on the gas-replenishing superheat degree of the two-stage compressor, the opening degree of the gas-replenishing electronic expansion valve comprises:
judging whether the gas-replenishing superheat degree of the two-stage compressor is greater than a preset superheat degree at predetermined intervals;
when the gas-replenishing superheat degree of the two-stage compressor is greater than the preset superheat degree, determining that the replenished gas of the two-stage compressor entrains liquid;
when the gas-replenishing superheat degree of the two-stage compressor is not greater than the preset superheat degree, determining that the replenished gas of the two-stage compressor does not entrain liquid; and
adjusting the opening degree of the gas-replenishing electronic expansion valve according to the situation that the replenished gas of the two-stage compressor entrains liquid;
wherein adjusting the opening degree of the gas-replenishing electronic expansion valve according to the situation that the replenished gas of the two-stage compressor entrains liquid comprises:
when the replenished gas of the two-stage compressor entrains liquid, reducing the current opening degree of the gas-replenishing electronic expansion valve to a preset opening degree, wherein the preset opening degree is an opening degree preset based on a full opening degree of the gas-replenishing electronic expansion valve, and the full opening degree is an opening degree when the gas-replenishing electronic expansion valve is fully opened; and
when the replenished gas of the two-stage compressor does not entrain liquid, keeping the current opening degree of the gas-replenishing electronic expansion valve unchanged or increasing the current opening degree.

US Pat. No. 10,480,455

CRYOGENIC CIRCUIT CONDITIONING SYSTEM

ARIANEGROUP SAS, Paris (...

1. A device that is configured for in-flight conditioning of cryogenic circuits equipment of an aerospace vehicle, which distributes cryogenic fluids from at least one tank to an engine of the aerospace vehicle, the device comprising:means for bleeding air from outside of the aerospace vehicle during an atmospheric part of a flight comprising an intake that is configured to bleed air from a compressor of a turbine engine of the aerospace vehicle;
means for extracting nitrogen from the air using a nitrogen separator of the OBIGGS type;
means for distributing the nitrogen that is configured to surroundingly interface the nitrogen with the cryogenic circuits equipment, comprising a circuit of pipework having orifices that are disposed along said pipework and are calibrated to keep the cryogenic circuits equipment conditioned at an overpressure with respect to surrounds thereof, said orifices being located around the cryogenic circuits equipment and effecting a nitrogen gas sweep of the cryogenic circuits equipment with nitrogen; and
drying mean located downstream of the nitrogen separator that include a discharge that is configured to dispense water to an exterior of the aerospace vehicle.

US Pat. No. 10,484,827

GESTURE-BASED LOAD CONTROL VIA WEARABLE DEVICES

Lutron Technology Company...

1. A control device for controlling an electrical load via a control-target device, the control device comprising:a communication circuit; and
a control circuit configured to:
receive, via the communication circuit, data indicative of at least one of a first gesture or a second gesture performed by a user via a wearable control device;
receive, via the communication circuit, an indication of a location of the user;
identify, based on the data indicative of the first gesture performed by the user via the wearable control device, the control-target device;
identify, based on the data indicative of the first gesture or the second gesture performed by the user via the wearable control device and the location of the user, control instructions for causing the control-target device to control the electrical load; and
send the control instructions to the control-target device for controlling the electrical load.

US Pat. No. 10,483,089

HIGH VOLTAGE RESISTIVE OUTPUT STAGE CIRCUIT

Eagle Harbor Technologies...

13. A high voltage, high frequency switching circuit comprising:a high voltage switching power supply that produces pulses having a voltage greater than 1 kV and with frequencies greater than 10 kHz;
an output; and
a resistive output stage electrically coupled to, and in parallel with the output of the high voltage switching power supply, the resistive output stage comprising at least one resistor that discharges a load coupled with the output,
wherein the output can produce a high voltage pulse having a voltage greater than 1 kV and with frequencies greater than 10 kHz and with a pulse fall time less than about 400 ns.

US Pat. No. 10,482,248

SHELLCODE DETECTION

Cylance Inc., Irvine, CA...

1. A system comprising:at least one processor; and
at least one memory including program code which when executed by the at least one processor causes operations comprising:
identifying a first instruction, the first instruction identifying a first bound of a sequence of instructions;
identifying a second instruction, the second instruction identifying a second bound of the sequence of instructions;
generating a distribution for the sequence of instructions, bounded between the first bound and the second bound, the distribution indicative of whether the sequence of instructions is likely to include shellcode;
determining, based on the distribution and by a machine-learning model, a likelihood of whether the sequence of instructions is likely to include shellcode; and
preventing the sequence of instructions from being executed if it determined that the sequence of instructions is likely to include shellcode;
wherein the machine-learning model is assumptionless as to a form of and as to a frequency distribution of one or more mnemonics within the sequence of instructions, based on observed distributions of the one or more mnemonics in a first section of the sequence of instructions.

US Pat. No. 10,485,102

SUBSTRATE FOR HIGH-FREQUENCY PRINTED WIRING BOARD

Sumitomo Electric Industr...

1. A substrate for a high-frequency printed wiring board, the substrate comprising:a dielectric layer including a fluororesin and an inorganic filler; and
a copper foil layered on at least one surface of the dielectric layer, wherein
a surface of the copper foil at the dielectric layer side has a maximum height roughness (Rz) of less than or equal to 2 ?m,
a ratio of the number of inorganic atoms of the inorganic filler to the number of fluorine atoms of the fluororesin in a superficial region of the dielectric layer at the copper foil side is less than or equal to 0.08, and
a softening temperature of the fluororesin is more than or equal to 250° C. and less than or equal to 310° C.

US Pat. No. 10,483,151

SUBSTRATE TRANSFER APPARATUS, SUBSTRATE PROCESSING APPARATUS, AND SUBSTRATE PROCESSING METHOD

SHIBAURA MECHATRONICS COR...

1. A substrate transfer apparatus, comprising:a first gripping plate;
a first claw fixedly supported by the first gripping plate, and has an abutment surface, which abuts on an outer peripheral surface of a substrate, located above and below a surface of the first gripping plate;
a second gripping plate overlapping the first gripping plate;
a second claw fixedly supported by the second gripping plate, and has an abutment surface, which abuts on the outer peripheral surface of the substrate, located above and below the surface of the first gripping plate; and
a gripper to move both the first gripping plate and the second gripping plate such that both the first claw and the second claw move to approach and separate from each other in a direction intersecting the outer peripheral surface of the substrate,
wherein the gripper includes
a support plate,
a linear guide supported by the support plate and extending in a direction in which the first claw and the second claw move to approach and separate from each other,
a first linear motion block fixed to the first gripping plate and configured to be movable along the linear guide,
a second linear motion block fixed to the second gripping plate and configured to be movable along the linear guide,
a cylinder connected to one of the first gripping plate and the second gripping plate to move the one of the gripping plates in the direction in which the first claw and the second claw move to approach and separate from each other, and
a swing pin mover configured to convert and transmit the movement of the one of the gripping plates caused by the cylinder to the other of the gripping plates such that the other of the gripping plates moves in a direction opposite to the movement of the one of the gripping plates.

US Pat. No. 10,481,941

VIRTUAL MACHINE EXIT PROCESSING ACCELERATOR

Parallels International G...

1. A method, comprising:storing, in a memory location, a VM exit handler address specified by a Virtual Machine Control Structure (VMCS) associated with a virtual machine;
intercepting, by a VM exit processing accelerator, a VM exit associated with the virtual machine;
responsive to determining that an identifier of a reason of the VM exit satisfies a first condition, processing the VM exit by the VM exit processing accelerator; and
resuming execution of the virtual machine.

US Pat. No. 10,481,931

MODIFYING AND SIMULATING THE OPERATING SOFTWARE OF A TECHNICAL SYSTEM

DSPACE DIGITAL SIGNAL PRO...

1. A method for modifying operating software of a technical system, particularly of a controller for controlling or regulating at least one technical device, comprising the step of providing the operating software executable directly on the technical system, characterized by the further steps of:automatically identifying software components of the operating software whose execution is dependent on the hardware of the technical system; and
replacing the identified, hardware-dependent software components with substitute functions whose execution is independent of the hardware of the technical system,
wherein the operating software modified in this manner simulates the technical system on execution on a simulation environment independently of the hardware of the technical system,
wherein the operating software is provided in the form of a binary code executable on the technical system, and the hardware-dependent software components in the binary code of the operating software are identified by using interface specifications, and
wherein the interface specifications specify binary code patterns that are specific to the hardware of the technical system.

US Pat. No. 10,481,255

TRAILER DIMENSION ESTIMATION WITH TWO DIMENSIONAL RADAR AND CAMERA

APTIV TECHNOLOGIES LIMITE...

1. A trailer-detection system configured to determine a dimension of a trailer towed by a host-vehicle, said system comprising:a radar-sensor used to determine a range and an azimuth-angle of a radar-signal reflected by a feature of a trailer towed by a host-vehicle;
a camera used to capture an image of the trailer towed by the host-vehicle; and
a controller in communication with the radar-sensor and the camera, said controller configured to:
determine a position in the image of at least a first viewable-feature and a second viewable-feature of a front of the trailer towed by the host-vehicle; wherein the first viewable-feature comprises a top-horizontal-edge of the front of the trailer and the second viewable-feature comprises a bottom-horizontal-edge of the front of the trailer; and
determine a trailer-height of the trailer based on the position and a range and azimuth-angle to the first viewable-feature and the second viewable-feature indicated by the radar-sensor.

US Pat. No. 10,480,928

PARALLAX-BASED DETERMINATION OF DIMENSION(S) RELATED TO AN OBJECT

Datalogic USA, Inc., Eug...

1. A system, comprising:a light source operable to emit light outward into an environment;
a first reflective surface and a second reflective surface, the first and the second reflective surfaces positioned with respect to the light source to concurrently receive light returned from an object in the environment as a structured light pattern, the second reflective surface oriented at a non-zero angle with respect to the first reflective surface;
a light sensor positioned to concurrently detect, in parallax, light reflected from the object in the environment via both the first and the second reflective surfaces, respectively as a first instance of the structured light pattern reflected from the first reflective surface and a second instance of the structured light pattern reflected from the second reflective surface; and
at least one processor communicatively coupled to the light sensor, and which in operation correlates a relative position of the first and the second instances of the structured light pattern detected by the light sensor and determines at least one dimension related to the object based at least in part on the correlation of the relative positions of the first and the second instances of the structured light pattern detected by the light sensor, wherein to correlate a relative position of the first and the second instances of the structured light pattern detected by the light sensor, the at least one processor:
for the first instance of the structured light pattern, determines at each of a plurality of positions along the first instance of the structured light pattern a respective centroid for the first instance of the structured light pattern at the respective position; and
for the second instance of the structured light pattern, determines at each of a plurality of positions along the second instance of the structured light pattern a respective centroid for the second instance of the structured light pattern at the respective position.

US Pat. No. 10,480,365

FLUID METHOD AND SYSTEM

Castrol Limited, Reading...

1. A method for controlling fluid distribution in a fluid circulation system associated with an engine, the fluid circulation system being coupled to a replaceable fluid container comprising:a fluid supply port configured to couple to a fluid supply line of the fluid circulation system,
a fluid return port configured to couple to a fluid return line of the fluid circulation system, and
a breather port configured to couple to a breather output of the fluid circulation system;
the method comprising:
causing the fluid to flow into the replaceable fluid container from the fluid circulation system whilst inhibiting outflow of the fluid from the replaceable fluid container into the fluid circulation system, so as to collect the fluid in the replaceable fluid container, and causing a gas to flow from the replaceable fluid container through the breather port whilst inhibiting outflow of the fluid from the replaceable fluid container into the fluid circulation system.

US Pat. No. 10,480,221

ILLUMINATED VIRTUAL HANDLE FOR POWER DOOR SYSTEM IN MOTOR VEHICLES

MAGNA CLOSURES INC., New...

1. A closure panel system for a motor vehicle comprising:a handleless closure panel pivotably mounted to a vehicle body for movement between a closed position and a fully-open position, said handleless closure panel having a grasp area;
a latch assembly mounted to the handleless closure panel and equipped with a latch mechanism and a power-operated latch release mechanism to provide a power release function;
a presenter assembly operably disposed between the vehicle body and the handleless closure panel and equipped with a power-operated presenter mechanism to provide a power open function for moving the handleless closure panel from its closed position to a partially-open position;
an illumination assembly mounted on the handleless closure panel in proximity to the grasp area and having an illumination source operable to provide illumination; and
an electronic control system operable to actuate the power-operated latch release mechanism to release the latch mechanism and shift the latch assembly into an unlatched mode for releasing the handleless closure panel from latched engagement with the vehicle body; actuate the power-operated presenter mechanism to shift the presenter assembly from a non-deployed mode to a deployed mode to move the handleless closure panel from its closed position to its partially-open position; and activate the illumination assembly to an illuminated state to illuminate the grasp area of the handleless closure panel and provide a visual indication to a user that the handleless closure panel is in the partially-open position and ready to be moved to the fully-open position.

US Pat. No. 10,479,073

LIGHT ENGINE FRAME WITH INTEGRATED BAFFLE

Phoseon Technology, Inc.,...

1. A lighting system, comprising:a light source;
a coupling optic element positioned between the light source and a workpiece to be cured by light from the light source; and
a frame coupled to an exterior, top surface of the coupling optic element, the frame including vertical sidewalls extending to a point below or in level with an exterior, bottom surface of the coupling optic element and angled sidewalls angled from the point and partially vertically toward the coupling optic element,
wherein the frame includes a central, concave, inner surface formed along a length of the frame and adapted to receive the coupling optic element, the inner surface in face-sharing contact with the exterior, top surface of the coupling optic element.

US Pat. No. 10,478,902

CUTTING TOOL FOR RECESSING AND GROOVING

CeramTec GmbH, Plochinge...

1. A cutting element having a top side and bottom side, and having side surfaces which connect the top side and bottom side, andhaving two oppositely inclined flat rectangular roof slopes on said top side which extend, starting at the surface, into the cutting element;
wherein a rectangular ridge surface which forms part of the surface of the cutting element is situated between the two roof slopes; on top of the cutting element on both ends, the one facing away from the clamping holder and the one facing towards the clamping holder are surfaces that are part of the top side surface and between the surfaces the roof slopes are situated
wherein the roof slopes extend at an angle of 15°>a>5° with respect to the surface of the cutting element, the roof slopes extending, starting at the ridge surface, to the edge of the cutting element and wherein the cutting element has protruding engagement elements on its bottom side.

US Pat. No. 10,484,546

DOORBELL CONVERSION DEVICE AND DOORBELL ASSEMBLY

CHICONY ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. A doorbell conversion device, comprising:a power input terminal for receiving an input power;
a power output terminal;
two doorbell trigger terminals;
a power conversion unit coupled between the power input terminal and the power output terminal for generating a sensing signal in response to an electric potential of the power output terminal, wherein while the electric potential of the power output terminal is grounded, the power input terminal and the power output terminal are disconnected; wherein while the electric potential of the power output terminal is not grounded, the power input terminal and the power output terminal are connected to have the power output terminal output an output power based upon the input power; and
a trigger signal unit coupled between the power conversion unit and the two doorbell trigger terminals for controlling the two doorbell trigger terminals to be opened or shorted based upon the sensing signal, wherein while the electric potential of the power output terminal is grounded, the two doorbell trigger terminals are shorted; wherein while the electric potential of the power output terminal is not grounded, the two doorbell trigger terminals are opened.

US Pat. No. 10,484,077

RELAY APPARATUS AND ITS RELAY METHOD

SOFTBANK CORP., Tokyo (J...

1. A relay apparatus for relaying communication between a terminal device and a donor base station,the relay apparatus comprising:
an amplitude and phase measurement unit that measures an amplitude and phase of radio communication from a donor base station to the relay apparatus; and
a beam adjuster that makes adjustment for beamforming with respect to the donor base station by adjusting amplitudes and phases from a plurality of antennas used at the relay apparatus on the basis of the measured amplitude and phase,
wherein the adjustment for the beamforming with respect to the donor base station is performed by measuring the amplitude and the phase during a time slot when a terminal device does not exist in a service area of the relay apparatus.

US Pat. No. 10,480,772

LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE MODULES

SCHREDER, Forest (BE)

1. A light-emitting diode module comprising:a printed circuit board;
a plurality of light-emitting diodes mounted on a first side of the printed circuit board;
at least two electrical connections mounted on the first side of the printed circuit board and electrically connected for supplying power to each of the plurality of light-emitting diodes;
a secondary lens array mounted over the plurality of light-emitting diodes on the printed circuit board, the secondary lens array comprising a plurality of secondary lens elements and being configured to provide a cover portion for each of the electrical connections and a sheath portion for each wire being connected to each of the electrical connections; and
a lens holder mounted over the secondary lens array, the lens holder comprising a plurality of apertures formed therein for accommodating a respective one of the secondary lens elements and being configured to compress at least one portion of the secondary lens array to form at least one gasket between the lens holder and the printed circuit board to prevent the ingress of water around the printed circuit board;
wherein the cover portions and the sheath portions are over the first side of the printed circuit board, and the sheath portions are extensions of the cover portions.

US Pat. No. 10,478,025

TOILET TRAINING DEVICES FOR SMALL CHILDREN

Munchkin, Inc., Van Nuys...

1. A toilet training device, comprising:a seat assembly comprising:
a lid; and
a seat having a central opening;
a portable main body portion having a shell with an interior space housing a removable waste bin, and adapted to support the seat assembly thereon;
a substantially round blind recess defined in the lid and positioned directly over and in direct communication with the central opening of the seat; and
a self-contained odor remediating insert that is completely enclosed and permanently contained by a housing having an upper portion with a plurality of ventilation holes defined therein, and a lower portion permanently attached to the upper portion wherein the lower surface of the housing of the self-contained odor remediating insert is releasably received by an interference fit with raised ribs defined in at least one side wall of the blind recess upon finger-pressing the housing of the self-contained odor remediating insert perpendicularly into the blind recess.

US Pat. No. 10,477,875

FLAVORING DEVICE

Electrolux Professional S...

1. A flavoring device adapted to be associated with a cooking chamber of a cooking oven adapted to cook food stored therein, the flavoring device comprising:a flavoring casing having a first air inlet opening arranged for allowing air to enter said flavoring casing, a flavoring air outlet opening arranged for allowing air contained within said flavoring casing to pass to said cooking chamber, and a flavoring air path traversing said flavoring casing and fluidly connecting said first air inlet opening to said flavoring air outlet opening; andan actuating arrangement comprising a heating element and a temperature sensor, said actuating arrangement being coupled to said flavoring casing at least while in operation so that said heating element is arranged in said flavoring air path for heating the air flowing through said flavoring air path, said flavoring casing, further comprising a removable flavoring substance rack arranged at least partially in said flavoring air path downstream of said heating element and adapted to contain at least one flavoring substance,wherein the heating element is spaced apart from the flavoring substance rack in operation such that heat is transferred from said heating element to said flavoring substance rack mainly by air flowing inside the flavoring casing from the first air inlet opening to the flavoring air outlet opening through said flavoring air path.

US Pat. No. 10,485,120

ENCLOSURES INCLUDING AN INTERLOCKING DEVICE

EATON INTELLIGENT POWER L...

1. An enclosure assembly comprising:a plurality of enclosures, each enclosure of the plurality of enclosures including a cabinet having an interior surface defining an interior volume, and a door mounted relative to a respective opening of each cabinet, wherein
the door is oriented to provide access into the respective interior volume of each respective cabinet when the door is positioned in an open position relative to the respective opening, and wherein
the door is oriented to restrict access into the respective interior volume of each respective cabinet when the door is positioned in a closed position relative to the respective opening; and
an interlocking device interlocking a locking fastener of each of a first door of a first enclosure of the plurality of enclosures, a second door of a second enclosure of the plurality of enclosures, and a third door of a third enclosure of the plurality of enclosures, wherein
the interlocking device is operable to selectively engage the locking fastener of each of the first door, the second door, and the third door to fasten each of the first door, the second door, and the third door in the closed position.

US Pat. No. 10,485,119

DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING WINDOW MEMBER

Samsung Display Co., Ltd....

1. A display device comprising:a display member configured to display an image; and
a window member divided into a transmission area configured to transmit the image, and a bezel area having a color and arranged adjacent to the transmission area in a plan view, the window member comprising:
a base member comprising a transparent material, a plurality of air gaps being defined in an area of the base member that is in the bezel area, each of the plurality of air gaps penetrating the base member or recessed from an outer surface of the base member; and
a color member in the air gaps to define the color of the bezel area.

US Pat. No. 10,485,040

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PERIPHERAL INITIATED HOST ARBITRATION

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPO...

1. A peripheral device, comprising:a transceiver; and
a processor coupled to the transceiver, the processor configured to:
broadcast, using the transceiver, a first advertising packet requesting a wireless connection;
receive, by the transceiver from a first host device, a first response, in response to the first advertisement packet;
establish a first connection with the first host device, in response to receiving the first response;
initiate an authentication procedure of the first host device based on an identity of the first host device, after establishing the first connection with the first host device; and
broadcast, using the transceiver, a second advertising packet requesting another wireless connection, without terminating the first connection with the first host device, in response to determining that the first host device is not authenticated during the authentication procedure.

US Pat. No. 10,485,038

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DEVICE TO DEVICE COMMUNICATION

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method of device to device direct communication, the method comprising:receiving, by a user equipment (UE), one or more discovery messages on a physical sidelink discovery channel (PSDCH) for relay related discovery;
identifying an identifier (ID) of a relay UE that transmits a discovery message of the one or more discovery messages, wherein the discovery message is a discovery announcement message;
generating, by the UE, a reference signal received power (RSRP) measurement associated with the identified ID of the relay UE by measuring power of resource elements carrying demodulation reference signals (DMRSs) corresponding to the PDSCH on which the discovery message is received, if the discovery message is passed through cyclic redundancy check (CRC);
filtering, by the UE, RSRP measurements corresponding to a same ID among RSRP measurements corresponding to the one or more discovery messages; and
selecting a relay UE among relay UES corresponding to the one or more discovery messages based on the filtered RSRP measurements.

US Pat. No. 10,484,520

METHOD FOR OPERATING A COMMUNICATION NETWORK, COMMUNICATION NETWORK AND CONTROLLER

Beckhoff Automation GmbH,...

1. A method for operating a communication network, comprising:transmitting a clocked data sequence from a first participant to a second participant of the communication network, wherein one data unit of the data sequence is transmitted per clock cycle by the first participant and wherein the data sequence contains a datagram as a write datagram which contains a header, an intermediate field following the header and a data field following the intermediate header, wherein the header, the intermediate field and the data field in each case have one or more data units;
reading of the header by the second participant;
defining of input data by the second participant depending on the content of the header within a response time of the second participant; and
recording of the input data in the datagram by the second participant while the data sequence passes through the second participant,
wherein a length of the intermediate field is matched to a clock frequency of the data sequence and the response time of the second participant.

US Pat. No. 10,483,850

UNIVERSAL INPUT-VOLTAGE-COMPATIBLE SWITCHED-MODE POWER SUPPLY

ECOSENSE LIGHTING INC., ...

1. A switched-mode power supply (SMPS), comprising:a direct current (DC)-to-DC step-down converter having an input terminal, a positive output terminal, a negative output terminal, and a transistor having a channel being coupled between a cathode and an anode, the anode being coupled with a grounded current sense resistor, and the DC-to-DC step-down converter being: configured for operation in a boundary conduction mode; and configured for receiving a DC input current having an input voltage at the input terminal; and configured for causing a DC output current having an output voltage to flow from the positive output terminal through an output load to the negative output terminal; and configured for being integrated with a controller, the controller being configured for applying a pulse-width-modulated voltage to the channel of the transistor for controlling a duty cycle of the DC output current, the duty cycle having an on-time period (T-On) and an off-time period (T-Off), the controller being coupled with a T-On capacitor having a T-On voltage, the controller being configured for charging the T-On capacitor during the T-On period by a regulated T-On current for setting a maximum limit of the T-On period, the controller being configured for initiating the T-Off period when the T-On capacitor becomes charged to a selected maximum limit of the T-On voltage;
a voltage divider being coupled with the input terminal for receiving the input voltage and for reducing the input voltage to a signal voltage being within a selected voltage signal range;
a voltage-to-current converter having a connection with the voltage divider, the voltage-to-current converter including another output terminal being coupled with another transistor having another channel being coupled between another cathode and another anode, the voltage-to-current converter including a grounded precision resistor configured for generating a transconductance voltage, the voltage-to-current converter being configured for inputting the signal voltage and for outputting an error correction voltage being applied to the another channel for generating a signal current appearing at the another anode and defining a transconductance of the voltage-to-current converter and having a current signal value being within a selected current signal range representing the selected voltage signal range; and
a current mirror being coupled with the another cathode and being configured for receiving and combining a regulated supply current having a supply voltage together with the signal current as forming a T-On modulation current, with the current mirror being configured for causing the T-On modulation current to be combined with the regulated T-On current to charge the T-On capacitor.

US Pat. No. 10,483,712

METHOD FOR ENERGY DITHER OF A PARTICLE BEAM

JEFFERSON SCIENCE ASSOCIA...

1. A method for varying the output wavelength of a free electron laser by changing the energy of the input particle beam, comprising:a. providing an accelerator producing a charged particle beam including bunches of charged particles having a primary bunch repetition frequency at a primary accelerator cavity frequency or a subharmonic thereof;
b. providing a wiggler to periodically laterally deflect the charged particle beam;
c. adding one or more secondary radiofrequency accelerator cavities after the accelerator and before the wiggler;
d. setting the frequency of each added secondary radiofrequency accelerating cavities to a non-integer harmonic or subharmonic of the primary bunch repetition frequency; and
e. adjusting the accelerating voltage of each of the secondary cavities to provide a desired variation in the energy of the bunches which make up the charged particle beam, whereby the variation in the output wavelength of the free electron laser includes a distribution equal to a multiple of the energy distribution of the charged input particle beam.

US Pat. No. 10,485,074

CONTROLLING LIGHTING DYNAMICS

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Ei...

1. A method of controlling a lighting system comprising a plurality of illumination sources arranged to emit light for illuminating a scene, the lighting system being operable to vary at least color and intensity of the light at each location of an array of locations over at least two spatial dimensions of the scene, and the method comprising:receiving as a user selection from a user, a static picture having different color values at different positions;
mapping the color values from different positions in the static picture to color values at corresponding locations of said array of locations;
receiving as a second user selection from the user one or more algorithms, representing motion, selected by the user from amongst a plurality of predetermined algorithms; and
varying the intensity of the light based on the one or more algorithms so as to create an appearance of motion across the array;
wherein the static picture is combined with the one or more algorithms in order to create a dynamic lighting effect across the scene,
wherein each of the algorithms is configured so as when used to vary the intensity in creating the dynamic lighting effect to create the appearance of motion of a plurality of discrete, virtual lighting objects moving across the static picture, such that the virtual lighting objects each act as a color picker moving across the static picture, the motion of each of the virtual lighting objects being related but not coincident.

US Pat. No. 10,485,027

UPLINK SHORT TRANSMISSION TECHNIQUES USING CONTENTION-BASED RADIO FREQUENCY SPECTRUM

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication at a user equipment (UE), comprising:identifying data to be transmitted to a base station;
initiating a timer based at least in part on identifying the data;
monitoring for one or more downlink transmissions from the base station, the one or more downlink transmissions indicating scheduled uplink resources allocated for uplink short transmissions (ULSTs);
performing a ULST associated with the identified data using the scheduled uplink resources upon detection of the one or more downlink transmissions from the base station before expiration of the timer; and
initiating, after expiration of the timer and in an absence of the one or more downlink transmissions being detected before expiration of the timer, a listen-before talk (LBT) procedure during a ULST window.

US Pat. No. 10,485,015

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROCESSING ADAPTIVE FLOW TABLE

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method for processing an adaptive flow table, comprising:performing, by a wireless access device, resource scheduling to determine a terminal device or a data stream that performs uplink data transmission in a scheduled time period;
querying, by the wireless access device, a corresponding flow rule of the terminal device or the data stream, and updating the found flow rule to a flow table;
when receiving a data packet in the scheduled time period, querying, by the wireless access device and from the flow table, a flow rule corresponding to the data packet, and performing corresponding processing on the data packet according to the flow rule corresponding to the data packet; and
wherein querying, by the wireless access device and from the flow table, the flow rule corresponding to the data packet comprises:
querying, by the wireless access device, from the flow table, and according to a terminal device identifier or a connection identifier of the data packet, the flow rule corresponding to the data packet.

US Pat. No. 10,484,995

JOINT PROCEDURE FOR BEAM MANAGEMENT AND PARTIAL CONTROL BEAM FAILURE RECOVERY

1. A method, comprising:obtaining, by a user equipment comprising a processor, threshold values, wherein the threshold values are associated with respective beams of a selected control channel search space;
comparing, by the user equipment, respective measured reference signal received power values of the respective beams with the threshold values associated with the respective beams; and
in response to determining, based on the comparing, a partial control beam failure wherein fewer than all of the respective beams, with respective threshold values of the threshold values, have measured reference signal received power values that do not satisfy the respective threshold values, transmitting, by the user equipment to a network device, a partial control beam failure report via a physical uplink control channel that is the physical uplink control channel for a beam management procedure.

US Pat. No. 10,484,991

USER TERMINAL, RADIO BASE STATION AND RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Tokyo ...

1. A user terminal, in which a band to use is limited to a narrower band than a minimum system bandwidth supported in an existing LTE (Long Term Evolution) system, the user terminal comprising:a receiving section that receives a signal that is divided into a plurality of periods and transmitted, in a predetermined narrow band that overlaps a frequency band in which an existing synchronization signal is transmitted; and
a control section that performs a synchronization process by identifying the signal that is divided into the plurality of periods and transmitted as being a synchronization signal that is generated by using a predetermined sequence,
wherein a signal that is transmitted in at least one period in the plurality of periods is a portion of the existing synchronization signal, the portion being mapped to the predetermined narrow band.

US Pat. No. 10,484,647

BANDWIDTH ESTIMATION OF A NETWORK CONNECTION

WhatsApp Inc., Menlo Par...

1. A computer-implemented method of communicating multimedia content between devices, the method comprising:receiving, by a first device, a first plurality of data packets from a second device via a cellular network, the first plurality of data packets representative of one or more first frames of multimedia content;
modeling, by the first device, a data transmission rate of the cellular network based on a continuous probability distribution, wherein the data transmission rate of the cellular network is assigned a conjugate prior;
predicting, by the first device, a forecast that is indicative of an amount of data that the second device can transmit to the first device via the cellular network based on the modeled data transmission rate;
transmitting, by the first device, the predicted forecast to the second device via the cellular network; and
receiving, by the first device, a second plurality of data packets from the second device via the cellular network according to the forecast, the second plurality of data packets representative of one or more second frames of multimedia content.

US Pat. No. 10,484,138

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING DATA PACKETS ON A DATA TRANSMISSION PATH BETWEEN TWO COMMUNICATION SUBSCRIBERS, AUTOMATION SYSTEM AND COMPUTER PROGRAM

Beckhoff Automation GmbH,...

1. A method for transmitting data packets on a data transmission path between a first communication subscriber and a second communication subscriber, comprising the following steps of:transmitting a first data packet to the second communication subscriber by means of the first communication subscriber, the first data packet comprising at least data and an identification character,
determining at least one first acknowledgement character on the basis of the identification character by means of the first communication subscriber,
determining at least one second acknowledgement character on the basis of the identification character by means of the second communication subscriber if the second communication subscriber has received the first data packet,
transmitting a second data packet comprising the second acknowledgement character to the first communication subscriber by means of the second communication subscriber,
receiving the second data packet transmitted by the second communication subscriber by means of the first communication subscriber,
checking, by means of the first communication subscriber, whether the received second acknowledgement character is correlated with the determined at least one first acknowledgement character in such a manner that it confirms the reception of the first data packet, and
retransmitting the first data packet with the identification character to the second communication subscriber by means of the first communication subscriber if the received second acknowledgement character is not correlated with the determined at least one first acknowledgement character or the second acknowledgement character was not received by the first communication subscriber.

US Pat. No. 10,481,863

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IMPROVED USER INTERFACE

Baidu USA LLC, Sunnyvale...

1. A non-transitory computer-readable medium or media comprising one or more sequences of instructions which, when executed by one or more processors, causes the steps to be performed comprising:presenting on a touch-sensitive display of a computing device a graphical user interface for voice input, the graphical user interface comprising:
a voice input button that, when selected by a user, causes audio input for transcription to be received via a microphone of the computing device, which transcription is displayed in a display portion that displays text of the transcription, wherein at least a portion of the audio input is submitted to a trained neural network that uses a set of spectrogram frames that represent the at least a portion of the audio input to output a set of transcribed characters corresponding to character probabilities predicted by the trained neural network;
a trackpad portion that is configured to receive via the touch-sensitive display one or more gestures from the user; and
a navigation portion that displays a plurality of buttons, each button, when selected by the user via the touch-sensitive display, activates a function associated with that button, at least one of the buttons, when activated causes an alphabet keyboard to be displayed to the user that facilitates input of text by the user.

US Pat. No. 10,479,153

UNDER BED HITCH MOUNTING SYSTEM

HORIZON GLOBAL AMERICAS I...

1. A hitch mounting system capable of attaching to a vehicle, the vehicle having a frame and a load bed, the hitch mounting system comprising:at least one rail, the at least one rail being a generally continuous rectangular shaped tubular member, wherein the tubular member comprises at least one end portion formed from the at least one rail, wherein the at least one end portion is deformed in a shape capable of attaching to the frame of the vehicle;
at least one mounting aperture located in the at least one rail;
at least one receiving member directly mounted in the at least one mounting aperture, the at least one receiving member capable of having secured thereto an accessory; and
a bracket, wherein a first portion of the bracket is attachable to the frame of the vehicle and a second portion of the bracket is attached to an underside of the at least one rail.

US Pat. No. 10,485,031

METHOD, APPARATUS AND SYSTEM FOR PROCESSING VERY-HIGH-SPEED RANDOM ACCESS

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method for processing very-high-speed random access, comprising:selecting, by a base station, a Zadoff-Chu (ZC) sequence group according to a cell type and a first cyclic shift parameter, wherein the ZC sequence group comprises M ZC sequences, and a duHT value of a jth ZC sequence in the ZC sequence group meets a condition
wherein Ncs is the first cyclic shift parameter, Nzc is the length of the jth ZC sequence, and j is an integer out of integers from 1 to M; andsending, by the base station, the cell type and the ZC sequence group to a user equipment (UE).

US Pat. No. 10,485,019

UPLINK CONTROL SIGNALING FOR JOINT FDD AND TDD CARRIER AGGREGATION

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPO...

1. A user equipment device, comprising:a processor circuit configured to:
establish a connection to a first base station operating in a Frequency Division Duplex (FDD) mode, the first base station designated as a primary serving cell (PCell); and
establish a connection to a second base station operating in a Time Division Duplex (TDD) mode, the second base station designated as a secondary serving cell (SCell);
a receiver circuit configured to receive subframe scheduling messages from the SCell; and
a transmitter circuit configured to transmit acknowledgment messages to the PCell, the acknowledgement messages corresponding to the subframe scheduling messages received on the SCell.

US Pat. No. 10,483,788

CHARGING METHOD FOR SUB-MODULE BASED HYBRID CONVERTER

NR ELECTRIC CO., LTD, Ji...

1. A charging method for a sub-module based hybrid converter, wherein the charging method comprises the following specific steps:step (1): performing, by a converter, an uncontrolled charging process;
step (2): powering a full bridge sub-module based self-powered supply, and half-blocking full bridge sub-modules and blocking half bridge sub-modules after the powering succeeds;
step (3): performing, by the converter, a half-controlled charging process, and closing a bypass switch of a charging resistor after the half-controlled charging process is completed; and
step (4): performing, by the converter, a full-controlled charging process.

US Pat. No. 10,481,984

BACKUP OF VIRTUAL MACHINES FROM STORAGE SNAPSHOT

ACRONIS INTERNATIONAL GMB...

1. A method for optimizing backup of a Virtual Machine (VM) from a snapshot, the method comprising:installing a backup agent on a physical machine, wherein the backup agent is configured to access a VM host where a VM to be backed up resides;
creating a native snapshot of the VM by a native snapshot operation;
calling a first storage application programming interface (API) using the backup agent;
creating a hardware snapshot by the first storage API;
removing the native snapshot by a native storage API;
registering the hardware snapshot as a new datastore on the VM host;
reading a virtual disk of the VM into the new datastore using a second storage API;
writing data read from the virtual disk into a final backup archive destination; and
removing the hardware snapshot by a third storage API,
wherein the new datastore is a clone of an original native datastore, containing a state of the original native datastore at creation of the hardware snapshot.

US Pat. No. 10,478,608

VALVE DEVICE WITH ELASTICALLY PRETENSIONED CLOSURE ELEMENT FOR A MEDICAL SYSTEM

Fresenius Kabi Deutschlan...

15. A method for operating a valve device for a medical system, the method comprising the steps of:providing the valve device comprising a valve housing, an inlet port arranged on the valve housing, an outlet port arranged on the valve housing, a flow duct extending through the valve housing connecting the inlet port and the outlet port to allow for a fluid flow through the valve housing between the inlet port and the outlet port, and a closure element arranged on the valve housing for selectively opening and closing the flow duct,
operating the valve device by a user directly or indirectly engaging a head portion of the closure element from an exterior of the housing and manually displacing the closure element by pulling the closure element along a displacement direction relative to the valve housing from a closed position in which the flow duct is closed for preventing the fluid flow from the inlet port to the outlet port to an opened position in which the flow duct is opened for allowing the fluid flow from the inlet port to the outlet port, wherein the closure element is elastically pretensioned to move axially into the closed position by an elastic planar section of the closure element that is clamped within the valve housing.

US Pat. No. 10,485,100

CIRCUIT BOARD AND DISPLAY SYSTEM

Semiconductor Energy Labo...

1. A display system comprising:a display device comprising:
a display portion; and
a curvature control mechanism comprising a plurality of electromagnets provided along an end of the display portion, the plurality of electromagnets comprising a first electromagnet, a second electromagnet, and a third electromagnet;
a distance data detection sensor configured to detect a distance data between a user and the distance data detection sensor; and
a curvature control circuit configured to control a curvature of the display device on a basis of the distance data by controlling operation of the curvature control mechanism,
wherein:
the first electromagnet and the second electromagnet are in a first row and are directly adjacent to each other,
a first axis passes through a midpoint of the first electromagnet and a midpoint of the second electromagnet,
the first electromagnet is electrically connected to a first wiring,
the second electromagnet is electrically connected to a second wiring that is different from the first wiring so that a direction of current flowing in the second electromagnet is able to be changed independently of the first electromagnet,
the third electromagnet is in a second row,
a center axis of the third electromagnet passes through a midpoint of a distance between the first electromagnet and the second electromagnet, and
the center axis is orthogonal to the first axis.

US Pat. No. 10,485,092

MULTILAYER BUS BOARD

INTERPLEX INDUSTRIES, INC...

1. A multilayer bus board comprising:a multilayer stacked assembly having a plurality of layers including a pair of electrically conductive layers and a dielectric layer disposed between and adjoining each of the conductive layers; and
a molded frame formed of an insulating polymer material, the frame having a peripheral portion encapsulating end portions of the dielectric layer and the conductive layers to maintain the conductive layers and the dielectric layer in position relative to each other, the frame defining an enlarged opening through which an external surface of an outer one of the layers is exposed.

US Pat. No. 10,484,996

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING CONTROL INFORMATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for operating a first terminal in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, control information of a resource block group for indicating a power ratio allocated to the resource block group;
identifying, based on the control information, a first power ratio allocated to a first terminal associated with a resource block in the resource block group and a second power ratio allocated to a second terminal associated with the resource block, wherein the identifying the first power ratio comprises:
identifying a power ratio allocated to at least one resource block allocated to the first terminal, and
identifying the first power ratio allocated to the first terminal among the power ratio allocated to the at least one resource block;
receiving, from the base station, signals on the resource block, the signals including a first downlink signal for the first terminal and a second downlink signal for the second terminal; and
detecting, based on the first power ratio and the second power ratio, the first downlink signal among the signals.

US Pat. No. 10,482,869

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR NOISE CANCELLATION IN EMERGENCY RESPONSE VEHICLES

WHELEN ENGINEERING COMPAN...

20. A non-transitory computer-readable storage medium having computer readable program instructions, the computer readable program instructions read and executed by at least one processor for performing a method for noise cancellation in a vehicle, the method comprises: determining a waveform of a first sound wave at a first location; calculating another waveform of the first sound wave at a second location of an operator based on the waveform of the first sound wave at the first location and a first distance between the first location and the second location; generating at least one control signal based on the determined another waveform of the first sound wave at the second location, and generating, using a sound generator positioned at a third location, a second sound wave based on the at least one control signal, wherein a waveform of the second sound wave are formed to cancel out the first sound wave at the second location, and wherein the first sound wave is generated by a noise source, wherein the generating at least, one control signal based on the determined another waveform of the first sound wave at the second location comprises: determining an angle at which the first sound wave enters into a cabin of the vehicle through a surface; calculating the another waveform of the first sound wave at the second location based on the determined angle, wherein when the determined angle gets closer to 90 degrees with respect to the surface of the vehicle, the amplitude of the first sound wave after passing through the surface of the vehicle becomes increased, and wherein when the determined angle gets farther away from the 90 degrees with respect to the surface of the vehicle, the amplitude of the first sound wave after passing through the surface of the vehicle becomes decreased.

US Pat. No. 10,481,817

METHODS AND APPARATUS TO OPTIMIZE DYNAMIC MEMORY ASSIGNMENTS IN MULTI-TIERED MEMORY SYSTEMS

INTEL CORPORATION, Santa...

1. A non-transitory computer readable storage medium comprising executable computer program instructions which, when executed, cause a machine to at least:during an offline profiling run of a computer application:
responsive to a first malloc function call, perform a first backtrace to identify a first path preceding the first malloc function call and identify a size of a buffer in memory allocated to the first path; and
determine an indicator corresponding to a temperature of the buffer allocated to the first path; and
during runtime:
responsive to a second malloc function call, perform a second backtrace to identify a second path preceding the second malloc function call; and
responsive to the second path corresponding to the first path, allocate memory from a tier of memory based on the indicator.

US Pat. No. 10,481,400

LENS SHIELDING MECHANISM, METHOD, AND HEAD-MOUNTED DISPLAY

Qingdao Goertek Technolog...

1. A lens shielding mechanism for shielding an area exposed from a front housing due to leftward and rightward movements of a lens, wherein the shielding mechanism comprises a group of shielding sheets having a certain width;the group of shielding sheets is arranged on left and right sides of the lens and is fixedly connected to the lens;
when the lens moves leftwardly and rightwardly, the lens drives the group of shielding sheets to move, and an area exposed from the front housing due to the leftward and rightward movements of the lens is shielded by the group of shielding sheets;
wherein the group of shielding sheets comprises a first shielding sheet and a second shielding sheet connected together;
wherein the first shielding sheet is arranged on the left and right sides of the lens and is fixedly connected to the lens;
wherein the second shielding sheet is arranged on the left and right sides of the first shielding sheet, and the second shielding sheet is connected to the front housing and is moveable leftwardly and rightwardly with respect to the front housing;
wherein the upper portion and the lower portion of the lens are provided respectively with two protruding columns passing through the first shielding sheet, to achieve fixed connection of the first shielding sheet and the lens;
wherein the upper portion and the lower portion of the second shielding sheet are provided respectively with two limiting holes matching with the protruding columns, and the protruding column clips in the limiting hole and is slidable leftwardly and rightwardly in the limiting hole;
wherein a clip hook is provided on the front housing, a slot matching with the clip hook is provided at a middle position between the upper portion and the lower portion of the second shielding sheet, and the second shielding sheet is connected to the front housing via matching of the slot and the clip hook;
wherein when the lens moves leftwardly and rightwardly to a distance smaller than the length of the limiting hole, the protruding column on the lens slides in the limiting hole, the second shielding sheet does not move, and the area exposed from the front housing due to the leftward and rightward movements of the lens is shielded by the first shielding sheet; and
wherein when the lens moves leftwardly and rightwardly and drives the protruding column to move to the extreme position of the limiting hole, the protruding column drives the second shielding sheet to continue moving leftwardly and rightwardly with respect to the clip hook on the front housing within a length range of the slot, and the area exposed from the front housing due to the leftward and rightward movements of the lens is shielded by alternately expanding the first shielding sheet and the second shielding sheet.

US Pat. No. 10,480,911

PRIMER INSERT HAVING A PRIMER POCKET GROOVE

TRUE VELOCITY IP HOLDINGS...

1. A primer insert for use in a polymeric ammunition cartridge comprising:a top surface opposite a bottom surface and a extraction flange that extends circumferentially about an outer edge of the top surface;
a coupling element that extends from the bottom surface, wherein the coupling element is adapted to receive a polymer overmolding;
a primer recess in the top surface that extends toward the bottom surface, wherein the primer recess comprises a recess bottom and a circular recess side wall;
a primer flash aperture through the recess bottom that extends through the bottom surface, wherein the primer flash aperture is adapted to receive the polymer overmolding to form a flash hole; and
a groove in the primer recess positioned around the primer flash aperture adapted to receive the polymer overmolding, wherein the groove extends at least partially over the recess bottom and the groove is adapted to receive polymer at least partially over the recess bottom.
US Pat. No. 10,479,797

MODULATORS OF THE BETA-3 ADRENERGIC RECEPTOR USEFUL FOR THE TREATMENT OR PREVENTION OF DISORDERS RELATED THERETO

Arena Pharmaceuticals, In...

1. A compound selected from the following compounds and pharmaceutically acceptable salts, solvates, and hydrates thereof:(S)-1-(3-(2-hydroxyethylsulfonyl)phenoxy)-3-((R)-8-(quinolin-3-ylsulfonyl)-1-oxa-8-azaspiro[4.5]decan-3-ylamino)propan-2-ol (Compound 88);
3-((R)-3-((S)-3-(3-(cyclopropylsulfonyl)phenoxy)-2-hydroxypropylamino)-1-oxa-8-azaspiro[4.5]decan-8-ylsulfonyl)-1-ethylquinolin-4(1H)-one (Compound 297);
(S)-1-((R)-8-(1H-pyrrolo[3,2-b]pyridin-6-ylsulfonyl)-1-oxa-8-azaspiro[4.5]decan-3-ylamino)-3-(3-(cyclopropylsulfonyl)phenoxy)propan-2-ol (Compound 309);
1-ethyl-3-((R)-3-((S)-2-hydroxy-3-(3-(methylsulfonyl)phenoxy)propylamino)-1-oxa-8-azaspiro[4.5]decan-8-ylsulfonyl)quinolin-4(1H)-one (Compound 310);
3-((R)-3-((S)-3-(3-(cyclopropylsulfonyl)phenoxy)-2-hydroxypropylamino)-1-oxa-8-azaspiro[4.5]decan-8-ylsulfonyl)-1-ethyl-8-methylquinolin-4(1H)-one (Compound 315);
3-((R)-3-((S)-3-(3-(cyclopropylsulfonyl)phenoxy)-2-hydroxypropylamino)-1-oxa-8-azaspiro[4.5]decan-8-ylsulfonyl)quinolin-4(1H)-one (Compound 326); and
3-((R)-3-((S)-3-(3-(cyclopropylsulfonyl)phenoxy)-2-hydroxypropylamino)-1-oxa-8-azaspiro[4.5]decan-8-ylsulfonyl)-1-ethyl-8-fluoroquinolin-4(1H)-one (Compound 333).

US Pat. No. 10,485,052

DRX IMPLEMENTATION METHOD, DRX CONFIGURATION METHOD, AND RELATED DEVICE

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A terminal, comprising:a receiver configured to receive discontinuous reception (DRX) configuration information sent by a base station, wherein the terminal supports subframe transmission using a short transmission time interval (TTI); and
a processor configured to perform DRX according to the DRX configuration information, a system frame number (SFN), and a frame number of a short TTI subframe, wherein the short TTI subframe is a subframe numbered according to the short TTI, and wherein the short TTI subframe is less than 1 millisecond (ms) long.

US Pat. No. 10,485,020

TECHNIQUES FOR UPLINK TRANSMISSION MANAGEMENT

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication, comprising:receiving an uplink grant, said uplink grant scheduling multiple time slots for uplink transmission over a shared spectrum;
performing clear channel assessment (CCA) sequentially for the multiple time slots, starting with a first time slot of the multiple time slots, until the CCA succeeds for a particular time slot of the multiple time slots; and
transmitting data in the particular time slot over the shared spectrum.

US Pat. No. 10,485,005

METHOD AND APPARATUSES FOR CONTROLLING QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE BASED ON UE-ASSISTED FEEDBACK

Industrial Technology Res...

1. A method used by a user equipment for controlling quality of user experience (QoE) based on user equipment (UE) assisted feedback, the method comprising:receiving an enable indicator which indicates a first feedback signaling to be transmitted;
receiving a first configuration message comprising a timer configuration of a first timer, wherein the timer configuration of the first timer comprises a duration for the first timer;
performing a quality of experience (QoE) evaluation for fulfilling a performance requirement;
transmitting the first feedback signaling comprising a first preferred configuration of a wireless connection in response to performing the QoE evaluation, wherein the first feedback signaling indicates whether an aggregate configuration is supported by the UE, and the wireless connection comprises a licensed wireless connection and a licensed-assisted access connection; and
starting the first timer in response to transmitting the first feedback signaling.

US Pat. No. 10,483,848

ASSEMBLY FOR CONTROLLING SOLID-STATE SWITCHING ELEMENTS IN AN AIRCRAFT

ZODIAC AERO ELECTRIC, Mo...

1. An assembly for controlling solid-state switching elements in an aircraft having at least one power pathway comprising at least one power line supplying power to at least one item of equipment on board an aircraft from at least one electrical power source via a power switch,at least one control member controlling at least one power switch according to control signals arising from a control means,
wherein the control assembly comprises a single power supply supplying power to all of the control members, the single power supply being electrically isolated with respect to the control means,
wherein the assembly comprises at least one analogue level offset means positioned between the control means and a control member, and
the analogue level offset means being capable of maintaining the amplitude of the control signal transmitted by the control means while changing the reference potential of the control signal from the reference potential of the control means to the reference potential of the control member and of the isolated power supply.

US Pat. No. 10,483,090

RESTRICTED CAPACITOR SWITCHING

RENO TECHNOLOGIES, INC., ...

1. An impedance matching network, the network comprising:a radio frequency (RF) input configured to operably couple to an RF source;
an RF output configured to operably couple to a plasma chamber;
a first electronically variable capacitor (EVC) comprising discrete capacitors configured to be switched in and out to alter a first capacitance of the first EVC;
a second EVC comprising discrete capacitors configured to be switched in and out to alter a second capacitance of the second EVC; and
a control circuit operably coupled to the first and second EVCs, the control circuit configured to:
determine or receive a reflection parameter value at the RF input or the RF output;
stop the altering of the first capacitance and the second capacitance when the reflection parameter value is at or below a first reflection value;
cause a limited altering of the first capacitance and the second capacitance to pursue an impedance match when the reflection parameter value is (a) at or above a second reflection value and (b) at or below the third reflection value, the limited altering allowing only a predetermined number of predetermined discrete capacitors to switch in or out; and
cause an unlimited altering of the first capacitance and the second capacitance to pursue an impedance match when the reflection parameter value is at or above a third reflection value, the unlimited altering allowing any discrete capacitor of the first or second EVC to switch in or out.

US Pat. No. 10,480,912

PRIMER INSERT HAVING A PRIMER POCKET GROOVE

TRUE VELOCITY IP HOLDINGS...

1. A primer insert for use in a polymeric ammunition cartridge comprising:a top surface opposite a bottom surface and a extraction flange that extends circumferentially about an outer edge of the top surface;
a coupling element that extends from the bottom surface, wherein the coupling element is adapted to receive a polymer overmolding;
a primer recess in the top surface that extends toward the bottom surface, wherein the primer recess comprises a recess bottom and a circular recess side wall;
a primer flash aperture through the recess bottom that extends through the bottom surface, wherein the primer flash aperture is adapted to receive the polymer overmolding to form a flash hole; and
a groove in the primer recess positioned around the primer flash aperture adapted to receive the polymer overmolding, wherein the groove extends at least partially over the recess bottom and the circular recess side wall and the groove is adapted to receive polymer through the primer flash aperture and over the recess bottom and the circular recess side wall.
US Pat. No. 10,479,987

THROMBIN SOLUTION AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF

Omrix Biopharmaceuticals ...

1. A solid composition comprising thrombin, obtained by lyophilization of an aqueous thrombin solution, the method comprising:providing the aqueous thrombin solution comprising about 1 to less than about 4.6% w/v of a single saccharide or sugar alcohol; at least 0.7 to lower than about 1.75% w/v sodium chloride; about 0.2 to about 3% w/v albumin; calcium chloride; and sodium acetate, wherein the aqueous thrombin solution is devoid of polyethylene glycol; and lyophilizing the aqueous thrombin solution, wherein a height of the aqueous thrombin solution in a lyophilization vessel is in the range of 6 mm to 10 mm, and wherein a total lyophilization time is no greater than about 35 hours;
wherein the obtained solid composition is devoid of polyethylene glycol, comprises thrombin, a single saccharide or sugar alcohol, and sodium chloride, and wherein the solid composition has a water content of less than 3%, by total weight of the composition.

US Pat. No. 10,485,109

ELECTRICAL DEVICES WITH ELECTRODES ON SOFTENING POLYMERS AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURING THEREOF

Board of Regents, The Uni...

1. A method of manufacturing an electrical device, comprising:forming a softening polymer layer with an electrode layer on a surface of the softening polymer layer;
forming a second softening polymer cover layer on the surface of the softening polymer layer, wherein:
a mechanical neutral plane of the electrical device is located at or above the surface of the softening polymer layer, and
an opening in the second softening polymer cover layer exposes a portion of a surface of the electrode layer, wherein the softening polymer layer and second softening polymer cover layer are composed of a softening polymer having a Young's modulus that decreases by more than 1 order of magnitude within an about 30° C. temperature increase.

US Pat. No. 10,484,669

INERTIAL MEASUREMENT UNIT PROGRESS ESTIMATION

Fyusion, Inc., San Franc...

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

US Pat. No. 10,482,804

DISPLAY SOURCE DRIVER

SAMSUNG ELECTRONIC CO., L...

1. A gamma voltage generation circuit in a source driver for a display device, the gamma voltage generation circuit comprising:a first gamma voltage generator configured to generate R gamma voltages and B gamma voltages alternately during one horizontal period based on a gamma selection signal, and to provide the R gamma voltages and the B gamma voltages to a first group of data driving circuits; and
a second gamma voltage generator configured to generate G gamma voltages, and to provide the G gamma voltages to a second group of data driving circuits different from the first group of data driving circuits.

US Pat. No. 10,482,670

METHOD FOR REPRODUCING OBJECT IN 3D SCENE AND VIRTUAL REALITY HEAD-MOUNTED DEVICE

QINGDAO GOERTEK TECHNOLOG...

1. A method for reproducing an object in a 3D scene, wherein the method comprises:simultaneously gathering at least two channels of video stream data in real time at different angles for an object to be displayed by using at least two image gatherers, wherein first field angles of the image gatherers at least partially overlap in space, and the first field angles are a horizontal field angle, a vertical field angle or a diagonal field angle;
identifying out a shape of the object varying in real time from the at least two channels of video stream data;
according to the shape of the object varying in real time, obtaining a corresponding object motion trajectory; and
processing the shape of the object varying in real time and the corresponding object motion trajectory into a 3D image and in real time superposition-displaying the 3D image into the 3D scene;
wherein the identifying out a shape of the object varying in real time from the at least two channels of video stream data comprises:
performing sampling processing of each of the at least two channels of video stream data, to obtain video image data that are sampled each time;
judging whether the video image data contain an object, and if so, performing binarization processing to the video image data, to extract contour information of the object;
identifying out a shape of the object that is corresponding to the contour information of the object from a preset object model database; and
combining shapes of the object that are identified out in each sampling of respective channels of video stream data, to obtain the shape of the object varying in real time;
wherein the according to the shape of the object varying in real time, obtaining a corresponding object motion trajectory comprises:
obtaining relative spatial position information of the shape of the object varying in real time:
according to contacts that are determined on the shape of the object varying in real time, obtaining variation information of the contacts on the shape of the object varying in real time, wherein the contacts are characteristic key points for identifying the object; and
according to the relative spatial position information and the variation information of the contacts, obtaining a corresponding object motion trajectory from a preset motion trajectory database; and
wherein the obtaining relative spatial position information of the shape of the object varying in real time comprises:
obtaining angle information with the shape of the object varied, from video image information of the at least two channels of video stream data;
obtaining distance information of the object according to the angle information with the shape of the object varied; or sensing distance information of the object in real time by a distance sensor; and
according to the angle information with the shape of the object varied and the distance information of the object, obtaining the relative spatial position information of the object.

US Pat. No. 10,482,599

NAVIGATION OF TUBULAR NETWORKS

Auris Health, Inc., Redw...

1. A robotic medical system for bronchoscopy, the system comprising:a robotic arm comprising a plurality of segments, the robotic arm extending from a base;
a robotically-controllable bronchoscope removably coupled to the robotic arm, the bronchoscope configured for insertion into a bronchial network of a patient, wherein a distal end of the bronchoscope is articulable; and
a command console comprising a command module configured to allow an operator to remotely control the bronchoscope, wherein the command module is configured to allow the operator to remotely articulate the distal end bronchoscope, and wherein the command module comprises a trackball;
a display;
at least one computer-readable medium having stored thereon instructions and at least one processor in communication with the at least one computer-readable medium and configured to execute the instructions to cause a navigation module to:
display a model of the bronchial network;
access a selected target location in the bronchial network;
access a determined path from an entry point to the target location;
receive input data related to a position of the bronchoscope from a plurality of data sources;
determine the position of the bronchoscope within the bronchial network based on the input data from one or more of the plurality of data sources;
display the determined position of the bronchoscope relative to the displayed model of the bronchial network; and
display navigational guidance on the display, the navigational guidance comprising the determined path to the target location, a distance to the target location, a location of the bronchoscope relative to the model of the bronchial network, and depth data.

US Pat. No. 10,480,511

SCREW COMPRESSOR

ATLAS COPCO AIRPOWER, NAA...

1. A vertical screw compressor comprising:a compression chamber, comprising an inlet and an outlet, that is formed by a compression housing in which a pair of meshed helical compressor rotors in the form of screws are rotatably mounted; rotor shafts of said meshed helical compressor rotors extend parallel to one another along first and second rotational axes, respectively;
a non-return valve provided at the inlet of the compression chamber;
a drive motor that is provided with a motor chamber formed by a motor housing, in which a motor shaft is rotatably mounted that drives at least one of the aforementioned pair of meshed helical compressor rotors,
wherein the compression housing and the motor housing are connected directly to one another to form a compressor housing, and
wherein the rotor shafts of the compressor rotors extend at an angle with or transverse to a horizontal plane during normal operation of the vertical screw compressor,
wherein the vertical screw compressor is provided with a fluid, with which both the drive motor and the compressor rotors are cooled and/or lubricated in a single cycle where all of the fluid first flows from a head of the compressor housing and then to a base of the compressor housing,
wherein the fluid is driven through the drive motor and the compressor rotors under a compressor pressure generated by the screw compressor,
wherein the drive motor is an electric motor with a motor rotor and a motor stator, and
wherein the fluid is provided by a cooling circuit for cooling both the drive motor and the compression chamber, wherein the cooling circuit comprises cooling channels that are provided in the motor housing and of the compression chamber itself, and wherein the cooling channels at least partially extend along an axial direction in a way such that the fluid does not get into an air gap between the motor rotor and the motor stator.

US Pat. No. 10,478,861

SYSTEM FOR ANALYZING AND SORTING MATERIAL

HYDRO ALUMINIUM ROLLED PR...

1. A system for analyzing and sorting material comprising:a chute;
a feeder means for transporting at least one piece of material along a feeding surface towards and onto an upper portion of the chute, wherein the at least one piece of material is slidable on the chute and off the chute via a lower edge of the chute;
a sorting device operable to sort the at least one piece of material according to at least two fractions;
a laser device configured to generate a laser beam that, when the laser beam is incident on the at least one piece of material, can produce an emission from the piece material;
a spectrometer configured to detect the emission from the at least one piece of material and to produce an output signal corresponding to the emission and indicative of a chemical composition of the at least one piece of material; and
a controller device configured to receive the output signal and to operate the sorting device based on the output signal and at least one sorting criterion,
wherein the laser device and the spectrometer are both positioned on a same side of the chute in a direction perpendicular to a transportation direction of the chute,
wherein the laser device is configured to produce a laser beam that can be incident on the at least one piece of material when the at least one piece of material is at least partially protruding from the chute over the lower edge of the chute or has fallen off from the chute via the lower edge of the chute and is airborne,
wherein the chute defines a channel configured to guide the at least one piece of material from the upper portion of the chute to the lower edge of the chute,
wherein the channel includes a convex portion at the upper portion of the chute and a straight portion between the convex portion and the lower edge of the chute, and
wherein the channel is configured such that an extension of a centerline thereof intersects a path of the laser beam.

US Pat. No. 10,485,049

WIRELESS DEVICE CONNECTION HANDOVER

Amazon Technologies, Inc....

1. A computer-implemented method comprising:during a first time period:communicating, between a first earbud and a second earbud using a first wireless connection,
communicating between the first earbud and a device using a first Bluetooth connection, the first Bluetooth connection using first channel information and a first Bluetooth address associated with the first earbud, and
communicating between the device and the second earbud through the first earbud using the first wireless connection and the first Bluetooth connection; andduring a second time period after the first time period:detecting, by the first earbud, an event that prompts handing over of communications with the device from the first earbud to the second earbud,
sending, from the first earbud to the second earbud and based at least in part on detecting the event, a first indication of handover of communications with the device from the first earbud to the second earbud,
determining, by the second earbud, the first Bluetooth address and the first channel information,
sending, from the first earbud to the device, a second indication to disconnect the first Bluetooth connection,
establishing, by the second earbud and using the first Bluetooth address and the first channel information, a second Bluetooth connection with the device, and
communicating between the second earbud and the device using the second Bluetooth connection.

US Pat. No. 10,485,046

METHOD FOR USING LEGACY WI-FI AND WI-FI P2P SIMULTANEOUSLY

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. An electronic device for connecting with a Wi-Fi network, the electronic device comprising:a communication circuitry; and
at least one processor configured to:
establish a legacy Wi-Fi connection via the communication circuitry,
receive a request for a Wi-Fi peer-to-peer (P2P) connection during the legacy Wi-Fi connection,
identify a channel used for the legacy Wi-Fi connection, in response to the request for the Wi-Fi P2P connection during the legacy Wi-Fi connection,
obtain a Group Owner (GO) right of Wi-Fi P2P, in response to the request for the Wi-Fi P2P connection during the legacy Wi-Fi connection, and
after the obtaining of the GO right during the legacy Wi-Fi connection, perform a listen state on the channel identified as being used for the legacy Wi-Fi connection and perform a search state on a social channel of Wi-Fi P2P,
wherein the performance of the listen state and the performance of the search state are repeated until the Wi-Fi P2P connection is established, while the GO right is maintained during the legacy Wi-Fi connection.

US Pat. No. 10,485,030

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RECEIVING UPLINK SIGNAL IN TRAIN COMMUNICATION NETWORK

ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMU...

1. A method for receiving an uplink signal by a terrestrial base station, comprising:receiving a preamble corresponding to an orthogonal pseudo-noise (PN) sequence of a plurality of orthogonal PN sequences from an onboard wireless device in a train, wherein the onboard wireless device is connected with the terrestrial base station through a wireless backhaul link;
recognizing an identification (ID) of the onboard wireless device from the preamble, storing the recognized ID of the onboard wireless device, and allocating a temporary network ID and an uplink grant (UL grant) to the onboard wireless device;
receiving the uplink signal transmitted based on the temporary network ID and the UL grant;
obtaining an ID of the onboard wireless device from the uplink signal; and
determining whether a random access of the onboard wireless device is for a network initial access, for a network re-access, or for a handover, by comparing the obtained ID with the recognized ID of the onboard wireless device stored in advance.

US Pat. No. 10,485,021

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING INTERFERENCE IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method by a base station of a mobile communication system, the method comprising:identifying downlink control information including first information related to scheduling data, second information on a second reference signal of a cell associated with the base station being quasi co-located with a first reference signal of an interference signal, and third information on a scrambling sequence of the first reference signal of the interference signal; and
transmitting, to a terminal, the identified downlink control information,
wherein the first reference signal of the interference signal comprises a demodulation reference signal (DMRS) of the interference signal, and
wherein the second reference signal of the cell associated with the base station further comprises at least one of a channel status information reference signal (CSI-RS) and a cell-specific reference signal (CRS).

US Pat. No. 10,485,016

NETWORK CONFIGURED UPLINK CONTROL FEEDBACK FOR 5G NEW RADIO (NR)

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication operable at a scheduling entity, comprising:selecting a short uplink control burst to carry feedback corresponding to a long downlink burst transmitted in a same slot as the short uplink control burst when a scheduled entity can be expected to decode the long downlink burst before completion of transmission of the short uplink control burst;
selecting an other uplink control burst in a later-provided slot to carry the feedback when the scheduled entity is not expected to decode the long downlink burst before completion of transmission of the short uplink control burst;
transmitting scheduling information operative to schedule transmission of uplink control information by the scheduled entity; and
transmitting a short downlink control burst in at least one slot that provides for a long uplink burst,
wherein the scheduling information is configured to cause the scheduled entity to use the selected uplink control burst for transmission of the feedback.

US Pat. No. 10,485,014

COMMUNICATION CONTROL DEVICE, COMMUNICATION CONTROL SYSTEM, AND COMMUNICATION CONTROL METHOD

FUJITSU LIMITED, Kawasak...

1. A communication control device comprising:a processor configured to:
repeatedly acquire pieces of notification information for executing predetermined processing from a plurality of terminal devices;
detect a specific connectible terminal device,
determine whether connection of the specific terminal device is reconnection,
calculate, when the connection is not the reconnection, digitalized values of influences of the respective pieces of notification information acquired from the respective terminal devices on the predetermined processing on the basis of the pieces of notification information already acquired and select a terminal device on the basis of the calculated digitalized values of the influences,
calculate, when the connection is the reconnection, a specific digitalized value of the influence of the notification that is acquired from the specific terminal device on the predetermined processing on the basis of the notification information already acquired in a past connection period and select the terminal device using the specific value, and
stand by for acquisition of the notification information from the selected terminal device and establish connection with the specific terminal device.

US Pat. No. 10,484,512

MANAGEMENT OF MULTI-RADIO GATEWAY DEVICE USING VIRTUAL GATEWAY DEVICE

Ayla Networks, Inc., Mil...

1. A method comprising:receiving, by remote server executing a virtual gateway device associated with a multi-radio gateway device, a request to initiate a first attribute update for a first device managed by the multi-radio gateway device;
generating, by the virtual gateway device, a first instruction to initiate the first attribute update for the first device, the first instruction having a first format that is not associated with a first communication protocol used by the first device;
sending, by the virtual gateway device, the first instruction to the multi-radio gateway device associated with the virtual gateway device;
receiving, by the multi-radio gateway device, the first instruction from the virtual gateway device of the remote server to initiate the first attribute update for the first device managed by the multi-radio gateway device, wherein the multi-radio gateway device supports a plurality of types of wireless communication protocols for communication with one or more devices connected to the multi-radio gateway device, the one or more devices including the first device;
determining, by the multi-radio gateway device, the first attribute update and a first virtual device identifier associated with the first device from the first instruction, wherein the first virtual device identifier is used by the remote server to uniquely identify the first device;
determining, by the multi-radio gateway device based at least in part on the first virtual device identifier, the first communication protocol from the plurality of types of wireless communication protocols supported by the multi-radio gateway device and a first device identifier used by the multi-radio gateway device to uniquely identify the first device;
generating, by the multi-radio gateway device, a first command for the first device to perform the first attribute update, the first command having a second format based at least in part on the first communication protocol; and
sending the first command to the first device.

US Pat. No. 10,483,767

THIN FILM COIL AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME

WITS Co., Ltd., Gyeonggi...

1. A thin film coil, comprising:a substrate having a first surface and a second surface and formed of an insulating layer;
a first spiral pattern including a plurality of first coil strands formed spirally on the first surface of the substrate and having at least a portion electrically connected in parallel;
a second spiral pattern including a plurality of second coil strands formed spirally on the second surface of the substrate and having at least a portion electrically connected in parallel, and electrically connected to the first spiral pattern;
a first contact pad electrically connected to all ends disposed outwardly of the plurality of first coil strands;
a second contact pad electrically connected to all ends disposed inwardly of the plurality of first coil strands;
a lead out pattern formed on the first surface of the substrate, and leading out of the first spiral pattern from an end disposed on an inner side of the first spiral pattern; and
a plurality of gyration vias passing through the substrate in a position adjacent to the lead out pattern, and connecting the first spiral pattern and the second spiral pattern.

US Pat. No. 10,482,066

GRANSETS FOR MANAGING CONSISTENCY GROUPS OF DISPERSED STORAGE ITEMS

NetApp Inc., Sunnyvale, ...

1. A method comprising:maintaining a first granset for a set of storage items of a consistency group and a second granset for a set of mirrored storage items maintained as replicas of the set of storage items, the first granset specifying a first access type for the set of storage items and the second granset specifying a second access type for the set of mirrored storage items, wherein identifiers of the set of storage items are mapped to a granset identifier of the first granset; and
processing operations targeting the set of storage items by filtering operations requesting access different than the first access type that is allowed and processing operations targeting the set of mirrored storage items by filtering operations requesting access different than the second access type that is allowed, wherein an operation targeting the set of storage items is processed using data from a snapshot based upon the first granset comprising a redirection property specifying that operations targeting the set of storage items are to be redirected to the snapshot of the consistency group.

US Pat. No. 10,480,154

IMPLEMENT CARRIER AND IMPLEMENTS

Clark Equipment Company, ...

19. An implement carrier, comprising:a mounting structure configured to be pivotally mounted to a lift arm and further configured to receive and secure an implement thereto, the mounting structure having first and second mounting plates spaced apart by a cross member and an alignment surface extending along one of the first and second mounting plates orthogonal to a main surface thereof engageable by a positioning feature on the implement with the alignment surface having an arcuate portion;
a first plurality of mounting features located along the first mounting structure surface; and
a second plurality of mounting features located along the second mounting structure surface, each of the second plurality of mounted features being aligned with one of the first plurality of mounting features;
wherein the mounting structure is configured to receive the implement in a first attitude and in a second attitude different from the first attitude and wherein movement of the positioning feature along the alignment surface aids in aligning a mounting feature on the implement with one of the mounting features on the first mounting structure surface and wherein movement of the positioning feature includes a non-linear path of travel as it moves over the arcuate portion of the alignment surface.

US Pat. No. 10,479,642

PULL-OUT TYPE CORD WINDING MODULE

QINGDAO GOERTEK TECHNOLOG...

1. A pull-out type cord winding module, comprising:an upper fixing cover;
a lower fixing cover;
a rotary wheel which a cord is wound on and which is connected with a coil spring; and
a stopper mechanism working cooperatively with the rotary wheel and including a functional rail, and a ball, wherein
the functional rail comprises a locking rail, a communicating rail and annular rails, the locking rail, the communicating rail and the annular rails are connected, groove-shaped and arranged around an outer circumference of the rotary wheel;
an elastic arm is provided on the upper fixing cover, a guide groove is provided on the elastic arm, and two ends of the guide groove are located at upper and lower sides of the outer circumference of the rotary wheel respectively;
the guide groove cooperates with the functional rail to hold the ball; and
when the rotary wheel rotates, the ball rolls in the functional rail to lock or unlock rotation of the rotary wheel.

US Pat. No. 10,479,482

PROPELLER WITH PASSIVE VARIABLE PITCH AND ROTATABLE BASE

Kitty Hawk Corporation, ...

1. A propeller assembly comprising:a blade adapted to rotate about a longitudinal axis of the blade to vary a pitch of the blade, wherein the blade includes a plurality of bearings provided on a proximal end of the blade and the plurality of bearings includes a swivel bearing; and
a joint adapted to couple the blade to a central shaft of the assembly via the plurality of bearings, wherein the joint is adapted to telescope and twist along the central shaft of the assembly such that in a first position, the blade is at a first angle and in a second position, the blade is at a second angle greater than the first angle.

US Pat. No. 10,485,117

ELECTRICAL JUNCTION BOX

Sumitomo Wiring Systems, ...

1. An electrical junction box comprising:a substrate;
a substrate connector including a base portion that is made of a synthetic resin;
a case;
a pair of temporary fixing protrusions integrally formed to the substrate connector and disposed on opposing sides of the substrate connector, the pair of the temporary fixing protrusions are arranged symmetrically to each other with respect to a virtual intermediate plane between the pair of temporary fixing protrusions, each of the pair of temporary fixing protrusions being elastic and including:
a positioning shaft having a conical end being smaller in diameter than a base of the positioning shaft so as to form a reduced-diameter tip portion; and
a temporary fixing shaft spaced apart from the positioning shaft, the temporary fixing shaft has a semi-circular cross-section so as to present a planar surface along an interior surface of the temporary fixing shaft, the temporary fixing shaft having a base end portion and an enlarged-diameter portion at a tip thereof, the base end portion having a constant radius;
a splitting groove is formed between the positioning shaft and the temporary fixing shaft of the temporary fixing protrusion;
wherein each of the positioning shafts is disposed interior of the substrate connector relative to the temporary fixing shaft so as to place each of the temporary fixing shafts on a peripheral side of the substrate connector, the positioning shaft positions the substrate; and
a fitting-target portion to which the temporary fixing protrusion can be fitted is provided on the substrate, the fitting-target portion is a fitting hole and a radius from an axial center of the temporary fixing protrusion to an outer circumferential surface of the base end portion of the positioning shaft is the same as a radius of the fitting hole, and a radius of the base end portion of the temporary fixing shaft is smaller than the fitting hole, and a radius of the temporary fixing shaft from the axial center of the temporary fixing protrusion to a crown portion of the enlarged-diameter portion of the temporary fixing shaft is larger than the radius of the fitting hole wherein the electrical junction box is assembled by temporarily fixing and soldering the substrate to the substrate connector and storing the substrate connector and the substrate in the case.

US Pat. No. 10,485,023

PAYLOAD-LESS PHYSICAL UPLINK MEASUREMENT INDICATION CHANNEL (PUMICH) DESIGN FOR UPLINK BASED MOBILITY

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communications by a base station (BS), comprising:selecting a first set of random access procedure (RACH) signatures, each RACH signature comprising a combination of one or more RACH sequences, from a second set of RACH signatures, wherein the second set of RACH signatures comprises a pruned set of RACH signatures of a set of all possible RACH signatures, and wherein the pruned set of RACH signatures includes one or more non-orthogonal RACH signatures;
assigning RACH signatures only from the selected first set of RACH signatures to one or more user equipments (UEs) in a zone covered by the base station, wherein each of the one or more UEs is assigned a single RACH signature;
receiving at least one RACH signature of the first set of RACH signatures from at least one of the one or more UEs, wherein the at least one RACH signature is received without a corresponding data payload identifying the at least one UE; and
identifying the at least one UE based on the at least one RACH signature and the pruned set of RACH signatures.

US Pat. No. 10,484,466

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR COMMUNICATING MESSAGES TO PASSENGERS ON A TRANSPORTATION VEHICLE

Panasonic Avionics Corpor...

1. A method for communicating a message to a passenger on a transportation vehicle, the method comprising:generating an encrypted message by a computing device for a passenger of a transportation vehicle, based on an identifier identifying the transportation vehicle and a passenger seat identifier identifying a passenger seat; wherein the computing device is located outside of the transportation vehicle;
providing the encrypted message to a processor executable entertainment system of the transportation vehicle;
decrypting the encrypted message and validating the passenger seat identifier based on an authorized login by the passenger to the entertainment system while the passenger is at the transportation vehicle and pairing of a passenger electronic device with the entertainment system; and
after validation, presenting the decrypted message to a device accessible to the passenger.

US Pat. No. 10,483,648

CAVITY-BACKED ANNULAR SLOT ANTENNA ARRAY

The MITRE Corporation, M...

1. A cavity backed slot antenna array comprising:an aperture comprising a dielectric layer and a metal layer disposed on the dielectric layer, the metal layer comprising:
a first annular region comprising a first slot region,
a second annular region comprising a second slot region, wherein the second annular region partially overlaps the first annular region, and
first and second radiating elements configured to radiate energy;
a first feed structure configured to excite the first radiating element and a second feed structure configured to excite the second radiating element, each of the first and second feed structures comprising a central portion and a plurality of fin structures arranged radially around the central portion; and
a backing cavity configured to support the aperture and the first and second feed structures.