US Pat. No. 10,505,737

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR BLOCKCHAIN-BASED CONSENT AND CAMPAIGN MANAGEMENT

Syniverse Technologies, L...

1. A method for consent and campaign management, the method comprising:transmitting, by an enterprise, an opt-in request to a user, the opt-in request for inviting the user to consent to receive one or more messages related to a campaign, wherein the opt-in request comprises a link to a blockchain computer network;
generating a single-use token in response to the user accessing the blockchain computer network via the link to the blockchain computer network;
transmitting the single-use token to the user;
responsive to the user logging into the blockchain computer network using the single-use token, issuing a private key to the user;
receiving a user's response to the opt-in request, wherein the user's response includes a user's personal data;
encrypting the user's personal data using the private key and storing the user's personal data in an off-chain database;
logging the user's response to the opt-in request into the blockchain computer network;
validating the user's opt-in response as consent to receive messages pertaining to the campaign;
transmitting the campaign messages to the user over one or more of, an email gateway, an SMS (Short Messaging Service) gateway, an IM (Instant Messaging Gateway) and a voice gateway, based upon the validation of the user's opt-in response; and
logging delivery of the campaign message into the blockchain computer network.

US Pat. No. 10,506,584

TIME DOMAIN COEXISTENCE OF RF SIGNALS

AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES INTERN...

1. A method, comprising:determining, by a communication device supporting coexisting Bluetooth (BT) and cellular communications, a shift associated with a BT receive-transmit (RX-TX) transaction to avoid a concurrent BT RX with a cellular TX and a concurrent BT TX with a cellular RX, the shift based upon a schedule for the cellular communications;
shifting a portion of the BT RX-TX transaction based upon the determined shift; and
determining a size of a BT transmit window and a BT transmit window offset adaptively based upon a schedule of a long term evolution (LTE) communication.

US Pat. No. 10,506,701

HIGH POWER ION BEAM GENERATOR SYSTEMS AND METHODS

PHOENIX LLC, Monona, WI ...

1. A neutron generator system comprising: a) an accelerator that produces an ion beam; b) a gas target positioned to be contacted by the ion beam; c) a target aperture separating said accelerator and said gas target; d) a steering component that focuses said ion beam to said aperture; and e) a plurality of thermal sensors positioned near an upstream-facing surface of said target aperture.

US Pat. No. 10,503,771

EFFICIENT INCREMENTAL BACKUP AND RESTORATION OF FILE SYSTEM HIERARCHIES WITH CLOUD OBJECT STORAGE

Oracle International Corp...

1. A method comprising:storing, via one or more virtual devices of a plurality of virtual devices at a virtual device layer of a Z File System (ZFS) system, data blocks and corresponding metadata in a storage pool of storage devices of the ZFS system, wherein:
the data blocks correspond to a file, and
the data blocks and the corresponding metadata are stored separately as logical blocks according to a tree hierarchy; and
receiving, from an application layer of the ZFS system and through a system call interface of an interface layer of the ZFS system, a backup request with respect to at least the file;
causing storage of a first set of cloud storage objects in a cloud object store to create a first backup version corresponding to the tree hierarchy, the first set of cloud storage objects comprising data of the data blocks and the corresponding metadata of the tree hierarchy;
receiving, from the application layer and through the system call interface, a subsequent request to perform a transaction;
translating, by a data management unit of a transactional object layer of the ZFS system, the subsequent request into an I/O request to perform a write operation with respect to the tree hierarchy in the storage pool of storage devices of the ZFS system;
performing, via one or more virtual devices of a plurality of virtual devices at a virtual device layer of the ZFS system, the write operation to modify the tree hierarchy at least in part by creating a subset of tree nodes, wherein the write operation results in a modified tree hierarchy; and
causing storage of an incremental in the cloud object store, wherein the incremental corresponds to the subset of tree nodes, and the storage of the incremental merges the incremental with the first backup version to create a second backup version corresponding to the modified tree hierarchy.

US Pat. No. 10,502,021

VALVE REMOVAL PLUG ASSEMBLY

Cameron International Cor...

18. A system, comprising:a first housing, comprising:
a first flange configured to be disposed about a first VR plug and to couple to a body of a mineral extraction component;
a second flange, comprising a communications port;
a receiver configured to receive a signal indicative of a first characteristic of a first volume adjacent to the first VR plug from a wireless transmitter of the first VR plug; and
a connector communicatively coupled to the receiver and the communications port, wherein the connector extends from the receiver, through the second flange, to the communications port;
wherein the receiver is configured to communicate the signal indicative of the first characteristic to the communications port via the connector.

US Pat. No. 10,500,952

TRANSFER CASE HAVING AN ACTUATOR ASSEMBLY WITH CAM FOLLOWER THAT IS MOLDED INTO A PLASTIC ACTUATOR STRUCTURE

BorgWarner Inc., Auburn ...

1. A transfer case comprising:an actuator assembly having an actuator structure and a cam follower, the actuator structure being unitarily formed of a plastic material, the actuator structure defining a sleeve structure, a fork structure and a follower mount, the sleeve structure defining a shaft aperture that extends longitudinally along an actuation axis, the fork structure extending radially outwardly from the sleeve structure and defining a U-shaped fork member having a pair of tines that are disposed about an engagement axis that is parallel to and radially offset from the actuation axis, the follower mount extending radially outwardly from the sleeve structure, the cam follower being formed of metal and being partly encapsulated in the plastic material of the actuator structure, the cam follower extending from the follower mount along a follower axis;
wherein the follower axis is parallel to the actuation axis, and wherein the follower axis is rotated about the actuation axis relative to the engagement axis; and
wherein the cam follower has a follower contact surface that is defined by a spherical radius.

US Pat. No. 10,506,650

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR PAIRING ELECTRONIC DEVICES BASED UPON PROXIMITY

Motorola Mobility LLC, C...

1. A method, comprising:receiving, with a wireless communication circuit of an electronic device, one or more local area wireless communication signals from one or more external electronic devices operating within an environment of the electronic device;
determining, with one or more processors operable with the wireless communication circuit, a change in a power magnitude of one local area wireless communication signal;
identifying, with the one or more processors, an external electronic device delivering the one local area wireless communication signal;
detecting, with one or more sensors of the electronic device, a confirmation operation after identifying the external electronic device delivering the one local area wireless communication signal; and
where the change in the power magnitude is positive, performing a pairing operation with the external electronic device.

US Pat. No. 10,505,269

MAGNETIC ANTENNA STRUCTURES

The Board of Trustees of ...

1. A communication system, comprising:a transceiver; and
a magnetic antenna structure having a flexible printed circuit board, a first magneto-dielectric layer, a second magneto-dielectric layer separate from the first magneto-dielectric layer, a first conductive radiator, a second conductive radiator, and a decoupling network, wherein the first conductive radiator and the second conductive radiator are conductively coupled to the transceiver for wirelessly radiating an electrical signal from the transceiver, wherein the first magneto-dielectric layer is positioned in contact with the first conductive radiator, the second conductive radiator and the flexible printed circuit board, wherein the decoupling network is coupled to the first conductive radiator and the second conductive radiator, wherein the second magneto-dielectric layer is positioned such that the first conductive radiator and the second conductive radiator are each embedded between the first magneto-dielectric layer and the second magneto-dielectric layer, and wherein the first magneto-dielectric layer and the second magneto-dielectric layer each comprise magnetic material having a relative permeability greater than 1 and a relative permittivity greater than 1.

US Pat. No. 10,504,608

LINKED-LIST INTERLINEATION OF DATA

INTEL IP CORPORATION, Sa...

1. An apparatus, comprising:a memory having memory locations configured to store data in data structures; and
memory control logic configured to control input/output operations to the memory wherein the memory control logic is further configured to store an initial set of data which includes at least a first pattern of bit states of data, in an initial data structure having an initial set of memory locations of the memory, and wherein the memory control logic includes linked-list interlineation logic configured to, after the memory control logic stores the initial set of data,
store a subsequent set of data in a linked-list data structure within the initial data structure, the linked-list data structure having a subset of the initial set of memory locations and a sequence of linked-list entries stored in the subset of the initial set of memory locations, wherein the linked-list interlineation logic includes pattern recognition logic configured to identify a subset of memory locations within the initial set of memory locations of the initial data structure, as a function of at least the first pattern of bit states of data wherein the memory locations of the identified subset of memory locations are interspersed with other memory locations of the initial set of memory locations; and,
data replacement logic configured to replace the first pattern of bit states of data stored in a memory location of the identified subset of memory locations within the initial set of memory locations, with data of the subsequent set of data, to store in the identified subset of memory locations within the initial set of memory locations, the subsequent set of data in a linked-list data structure in a sequence of linked-list entries of the linked-list data structure.
US Pat. No. 10,501,767

POLYNUCLEOTIDE MODIFICATION METHODS

Oxford Nanopore Technolog...

1. A method for modifying a template double stranded polynucleotide, comprising:(a) contacting a double stranded template polynucleotide with a MuA transposase and a population of double stranded MuA substrates each comprising at least one overhang of universal nucleotides, such that the transposase fragments the template polynucleotide into two or more double-stranded fragments, and ligates a substrate to an end of each of the double stranded fragments, thereby producing a plurality of fragment/substrate constructs; and
(b) ligating the overhangs to the fragments in the constructs and thereby producing a plurality of modified double stranded polynucleotides.

US Pat. No. 10,505,400

WIRELESS POWER TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVER FOR VEHICLE

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A wireless power transmitter that transfers power to a wireless power receiver, comprising:a resonance circuit comprising a coil assembly and a capacitor,
wherein the coil assembly comprises first and second bottom coils placed adjacent to each other in a line and each consisting of a single layer of 11 turns and a top coil stacked on the first and second bottom coils and consisting of a single layer of 12 turns;
a frequency full bridge driver driving each coil included in the coil assembly individually, and
a placement detection unit detecting a placement of the wireless power receiver,
wherein the first and second bottom coils and the top coil have a substantially rectangular frame structure with a through hole in the center,
wherein the top coil lies on a plane surface in the middle between the first and second bottom coils,
wherein an area of the top coil is 49.5±1.0 mm ×46.0±1.0 mm, and an area of the through hole in the top coil is 21.0±1.0 mm ×25.5±1.0 mm,
wherein an area of the first and second bottom coils is 49.0±1.0 mm ×44.0±1.0 mm and an area of the through hole in the first and second bottom coils is 26.0±1.0 mm ×22.0±1.0 mm,
wherein the first and second bottom coils and the top coil have a same inductance value,
wherein the first and second bottom coils and the top coil have the same inductance value within a range of 10.6 ?H to 12.0 ?H,
wherein the capacitor has a capacitance value of 126.5 nF to 139.5 nF, and
wherein an operating frequency of the resonance circuit is adjusted within a range of 140 kHz to 150 kHz.

US Pat. No. 10,506,746

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR CONSTRUCTING OR RETROFITTING ELECTROMAGNETICALLY SHIELDED FACILITIES

Conductive Composites Com...

1. A shielded building structure having a plurality of walls connected to define an electromagnetically enclosed volume, the shielded building structure comprising:a shielded wallpaper connected to a portion of at least one of the plurality of walls, the shielded wallpaper comprising:
a metal-CVD (chemical vapor deposition) coated substrate core; and
a resin impregnating the metal-CVD coated substrate core, the resin comprising an impregnating portion, an obverse layer and a reverse layer, the metal-CVD coated substrate core being disposed between the obverse layer and the reverse layer.

US Pat. No. 10,506,691

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COMMISSIONING AND LOCALIZING DEVICES USED FOR CLOUD-BASED MONITORING AND CONTROL OF PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENTS

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Ei...

1. A system for localizing a system device used for monitoring physical environments, the system comprising:a computing cloud comprising:
an application module configured to receive, via a user interface of a portable electronic device, an indication of a user's selection of a representation of the system device, and to transmit a request to open a wireless network of a gateway associated with the system device, the gateway being identified, among a plurality of gateways, by a unique ID,
a project service module configured to receive the request to open the wireless network from the application module, and to transmit an enhanced request to open the wireless network of the gateway, the similar request being enhanced with an associated building server ID and the gateway's IP address, and
a plugin module configured to receive the enhanced request from the project service module, and to transmit a request to open a specific type of wireless network at the gateway identified by the received gateway IP address;
a building server communicatively coupled with the computing cloud, configured to receive the request to open a specific type of wireless network from the plugin module, and to transmit the request to the gateway identified by the IP address;
a gateway communicatively coupled with the building server, configured to receive the request transmitted by the building server, to open its wireless network, and to inform associated system devices of the open network, and to inform the building server that the network was successfully opened;
the portable electronic device configured to transmit a signal to the system device to add itself to the gateway's wireless network; and
the system device communicatively coupled with the gateway, configured to transmit a request to join the wireless network of the gateway.

US Pat. No. 10,503,638

METHOD OF ACCESSING STORAGE DEVICE INCLUDING NONVOLATILE MEMORY DEVICE AND CONTROLLER

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method of accessing a storage device including a nonvolatile memory device and a controller comprising:writing, in the nonvolatile memory device, (i) user data, (ii) a first logical address pointing to the user data, and (iii) a second logical address pointing to the user data, in a storage space pointed to by the first logical address of the nonvolatile memory device
wherein the user data is update data that updates previous data written in the nonvolatile memory device, and
wherein the second logical address is a logical address of the storage space of the nonvolatile memory device in which the previous data is written,
wherein the writing user data includes,
writing the user data into the storage space corresponding to the first logical address, and
writing the first logical address and the second logical address into a second storage space of the nonvolatile memory device corresponding to a third logical address.

US Pat. No. 10,502,493

SINGLE PASS CROSS-FLOW HEAT EXCHANGER

General Electric Company,...

1. A heat exchanger for exchanging heat between two fluid flows in cross-flow arrangement and having improved temperature distribution, comprising:at least one heat exchanging module disposed to receive a fluid and in a cross-flow fluid path configuration with a cross-flow fluid, each heat exchanging module comprising a first heat exchanging component and a second heat exchanging component;
the first heat exchanging component comprising a first fluid inlet header for input of a portion of the fluid, a first fluid outlet header for output of the portion of the fluid, and at least one first heat exchanging passageway disposed therebetween and defining a first tube-side fluid flow path in a first direction, perpendicular to the cross-flow fluid path, for the portion of the fluid; and
the second heat exchanging component comprising a second fluid inlet header for input of a remaining portion of the fluid, a second fluid outlet header for output of the remaining portion of the fluid, and at least one second heat exchanging passageway disposed therebetween and defining a second tube-side fluid flow path in a second direction, perpendicular to the cross-flow fluid path and parallel to the first tube-side fluid flow path, for the remaining portion of the fluid, wherein the first direction is opposite the second direction,
wherein the opposing first tube-side fluid flow path and the second tube-side fluid flow path equalize a temperature distribution over a cross-section of the cross-flow fluid exiting the at least one heat exchanging module.

US Pat. No. 10,506,690

CONTROL OF MODULAR LIGHTED ARTIFICIAL TREES

Willis Electric Co., Ltd....

1. An artificial color-changing tree for powering and controlling electrically powered lighting elements, comprising:a power cord configured to conduct alternating-current (AC) power electrically connected to a transformer configured to transform AC power to DC power;
a foot-operated switch;
a primary controller including a processor;
a first tree section including:
a first trunk portion;
a first plurality of branches coupled to the first trunk portion;
a first plurality of lighting elements distributed about the first plurality of branches, each of the lighting elements including at least one red-green-blue (RGB) diode set comprising a red light-emitting diode (LED), a green LED, and a blue LED;
a first plurality of lighting-element controllers configured to control the first plurality of lighting elements, including the RGB diode sets;
a first trunk electrical connector inserted at least partially into the first trunk portion and including a plurality of electrical terminals for conducting power, data, or both power and data;
a first set of power wires in electrical connection with the plurality of electrical terminals of the first trunk electrical connector and wherein the first set of power wires and the first plurality of lighting elements are in electrical connection with the first primary controller and at least one of the plurality of electrical terminals of the first trunk connector,
wherein the primary controller is configured to communicate with the first plurality of lighting-element controllers;
a second tree section, including:
a second trunk portion;
a second plurality of branches coupled to the second trunk portion;
a second plurality of lighting elements distributed about the second plurality of branches, each of the second plurality of lighting elements including at least one red-green-blue (RGB) diode set comprising a red light-emitting diode (LED), a green LED, and a blue LED;
a second plurality of lighting-element controllers configured to control the second plurality of lighting elements, including the RGB diode sets;
a second trunk electrical connector inserted at least partially into the second trunk portion and including a plurality of electrical terminals, the plurality of electrical terminals configured to electrically connect to the plurality of electrical terminals of the first trunk connector,
wherein the primary controller is configured to communicate with the second plurality of lighting-element controllers through the first trunk electrical connector and the second trunk electrical connector;
wherein the first tree section is configured to couple to the second tree section such that the first trunk electrical connector engages the second trunk electrical connector enabling power to be transmitted from the first tree section to the second tree section, and enabling data from the primary controller to be transmitted to the second tree section, and
wherein the power cord, the foot-operated switch, the transformer, and the primary controller are external to the first trunk portion, the foot-operated switch being configured to select a color of the first plurality of lighting elements and the second plurality of lighting elements.

US Pat. No. 10,506,676

LED DRIVER AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF

LEDVANCE GMBH, Garching ...

1. An LED driver, comprisingat least two sub-LED drivers connected in series between two terminals of an AC power source, wherein the at least two sub-LED drivers have a same configuration, each sub-LED driver comprising:
a switch circuit, having a first reference ground interface connected to a first reference ground,
an inductor, having a first terminal connected to the first reference ground; and
a first capacitor, having a first terminal connected to a second terminal of the inductor and a second terminal connected to a second reference ground, and a load comprising at least one LED to be driven connected between the first terminal and the second terminal of the first capacitor;
wherein an inductance value of the inductor in each sub-LED driver causes the sub-LED driver to operate in an open loop mode.

US Pat. No. 10,506,657

MESSAGE GENERATING ARRANGEMENT

INTEL DEUTSCHLAND GMBH, ...

1. An apparatus, comprising:a network interface to provide connectivity to a mobile radio communication network; and
circuitry coupled to the network interface, the circuitry to:
process a received request in accordance with a first protocol of a first mobile communication device to set up a communication link between the first mobile communication device and a second mobile communication device via the mobile radio communication network;
determine whether the first mobile communication device supports Combining Circuit Switched (CS) calls and Internet Protocol Multimedia Sub System (IMS) sessions (CSI); and
send a message in accordance with a second protocol to the second mobile communication device to convey the request to set up the communication link to the second mobile communication device, the message to comprise a parameter indicating whether the first mobile communication device supports CSI and is able to communicate with the second mobile communication device using both packet-switch and circuit-switch communications.

US Pat. No. 10,506,684

PROTECTION CIRCUIT AND ILLUMINATION DRIVING CIRCUIT

JOULWATT TECHNOLOGY (HANG...

1. An illumination driving circuit, comprising:a rectifying bridge, receiving AC input and rectifying the AC input; and
a protection circuit, a first terminal of the protection circuit being connected to an output terminal of the rectifying bridge, a second terminal of the protection circuit being connected to another output terminal of the rectifying bridge or one of terminals of AC input power supply;
wherein, a current in the protection circuit is detected to determine whether there is leakage, a load is kept in a disconnection state if the leakage is determined; and the load is supplied with power normally and the detected current in the protection circuit is disconnected if no leakage is determined;
wherein the protection circuit comprises:
a detection circuit, detecting a current flowing through a first switch to obtain a current detection signal indicating the current flowing through the first switch, and determining whether there is leakage at an input terminal of the AC input power supply according to the current detection signal;
a control circuit, controlling the first switch to switch on intermittently, detecting the current flowing through the first switch by the detection circuit during a switch-on period of the first switch, and keeping the load in the disconnection state if the detection circuit determines there is leakage; and
the first switch, a first terminal of the first switch being connected to the output terminal of the rectifying bridge, a second terminal of the first switch being connected to another output terminal of the rectifying bridge or one of the terminals of the AC input power supply, and a control terminal of the first switch being connected to the control circuit and being controlled to be switched on intermittently by the control circuit, wherein if the detection circuit determines there is no leakage, the load is supplied with power normally and the first switch is in a switched-off state.

US Pat. No. 10,504,233

AUGMENTED DISPLAYS FOR MULTI-SURFACE AND THREE-DIMENSIONAL LIVE PERFORMANCES

PARTICLE INK, LLC, New Y...

1. A computer implemented method of augmenting a physical scene of a live performance via projection overlays for driving augmentation of the live performance, wherein the physical scene is part of a multiple scene set comprising at least a second physical scene adjacent to the physical scene in the multiple scene set, and wherein the live performance includes a storyline that spans the multiple scene set, the method comprising:accessing, by a processor, sensor information from a sensor device;
identifying, by the processor, a location on the physical scene at which a user device is directed based on the sensor information;
generating, by the processor, one or more projection images to be newly projected onto the physical scene to augment the physical scene at the location;
causing, by the processor, a projection device to project the one or more projection images onto the physical scene at the location;
identifying, by the processor, a first projection image associated with a first portion of the storyline, the first projection image assigned to be projected by the projection device;
causing, by the processor, the projection device to project the first projection image onto the physical scene;
identifying, by the processor, a second projection image associated with a second portion of the storyline, the second projection image assigned to be projected by a second projection device; and
causing, by the processor, the second projection device to project the second projection image onto the second physical scene after the first projection image is projected onto the physical scene.
US Pat. No. 10,504,615

USING CANCER OR PRE-CANCER SUBJECT SEQUENCING DATA AND A DATABASE OF THERAPY BIOMARKER DISTRIBUTIONS TO DETERMINE NORMALIZED BIOMARKER SCORES AND GENERATE A GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE

BostonGene Corporation, ...

1. A system, comprising:at least one computer hardware processor;
at least one database that stores biomarker information; and
at least one non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing processor-executable instructions that, when executed by the at least one computer hardware processor, cause the at least one computer hardware processor to perform:
obtaining sequencing data about at least one biological sample of a subject known to have or suspected of having cancerous cells or pre-cancerous cells;
accessing, in the at least one database, biomarker information indicating a distribution of values for each biomarker in at least a reference subset of a plurality of biomarkers across a respective group of people, each of the plurality of biomarkers being associated with at least one therapy in a plurality of therapies, the plurality of biomarkers including a first biomarker and the biomarker information including a first distribution of values for the first biomarker;
determining, using both the sequencing data and the biomarker information:
a first set of normalized scores for a first set of biomarkers associated with a first therapy in the plurality of therapies, and
a second set of normalized scores for a second set of biomarkers associated with a second therapy in the plurality of therapies,
wherein determining the first set of normalized scores comprises determining a first normalized score for the first biomarker at least in part by determining a statistical score for the first biomarker based on the first distribution of values for the first biomarker;
determining, using the first set of normalized scores and second set of normalized scores, respective first and second therapy scores for the first and second therapies;
generating a graphical user interface (GUI) that comprises:
a first portion associated with the first therapy in the plurality of therapies, the first portion including a first plurality of GUI elements, each of the first plurality of GUI elements being associated with a respective biomarker in the first set of biomarkers and having at least one visual characteristic determined based on a normalized score of the respective biomarker in the first set of normalized scores;
a second portion associated with the second therapy in the plurality of therapies, the second portion including a second plurality of GUI elements different from the first plurality of GUI elements, each of the second plurality of GUI elements being associated with a respective biomarker in the second set of biomarkers and having at least one visual characteristic determined based on a normalized score of the respective biomarker in the second set of normalized scores; and
displaying the generated GUI.

US Pat. No. 10,506,745

PROTECTIVE ENCLOSURE SYSTEM

Innovation By Imagination...

1. A protective storage system for a vehicle comprising:a flexible outer wall configured to form an inner chamber sized to receive the vehicle, said flexible outer wall including:
a flexible inner layer comprising an insulator, and
a flexible conducting layer comprising a conductor configured to dissipate an electric field;
a base configured to spread a bottom portion of the flexible outer wall to form a horizontal shape of said inner chamber;
a mounting structure configured to hold a portion of said flexible outer wall above the base to form a vertical shape of said inner chamber, wherein
said flexible outer wall is configured with a closable opening at one end such that the inner chamber protects the vehicle inside the chamber from damage by the electric field when said opening is closed.

US Pat. No. 10,506,743

SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF AUTOMATED OPEN-LOOP THERMAL CONTROL

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

1. A system for providing airflow cooling in an IHS (Information Handling System), the system comprising:one or more cooling fans configured to generate airflow that ventilates heated air from within the IHS, wherein the generated airflow provides cooling to one or more storage devices installed in the IHS by ventilating airflow around the storage devices;
a fan controller configured to operate the one or more cooling fans to provide cooling to a first storage device of the one or more storage devices, wherein the fan controller is further configured to:
retrieve an airflow impedance for the first storage device, wherein the airflow impedance indicates an ability to ventilate airflow around the first storage device;
determine an estimated airflow delivery by the one or more cooling fans to the first storage device, wherein the estimated airflow delivery for the first storage device is scaled based on the airflow impedance for the first storage device;
determine an airflow delivery target for the first storage device based on an ambient air temperature available at an installed location of the first storage device within the IHS; wherein the airflow delivery target for the first storage device is scaled based on the installed location of the first storage device within the IHS; and
operate the one or more cooling fans in order to equalize the estimated airflow delivery to the first storage device with the airflow delivery target for the first storage device.

US Pat. No. 10,506,624

SCHEDULING METHOD AND DEVICE IN UE AND BASE STATION

SHANGHAI LANGBO COMMUNICA...

1. A method for supporting a narrow band communication in a UE, comprising:receiving a first signaling; and
receiving a wireless signal on a target time frequency resource;
wherein the first signaling indicates a first time frequency resource, the first time frequency resource comprises a second time frequency resource, the target time frequency resource comprises a time frequency resource of the first time frequency resource except the second time frequency resource, the target time frequency resource and the second time frequency resource are orthogonal or the first signaling indicates whether the target time frequency resource comprises the second time frequency resource, the first time frequency resource comprises T1 sub frames in a time domain, and comprises P1 sub carriers in a frequency domain, the second time frequency resource comprises T2 sub frames out of the T1 sub frames in a time domain, the T1 and the P1 are a positive integer respectively, and the T2 is smaller than the T1; the first signaling is a physical layer signaling, and the first signaling includes scheduling information of the wireless signal.

US Pat. No. 10,506,578

HYBRID MULTI-SYNC-SIGNAL FOR WIDEBAND NR CARRIER

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A user equipment device (UE), comprising:a radio, comprising an antenna configured for wireless communication;
a processor operably coupled to the radio;
wherein the UE is configured to:
initialize communications with a base station (BS) by receiving, via a radio frequency (RF) chain configured to monitor a bandwidth that is less than a component carrier bandwidth used in the communications, a default synchronization signal (SS) configured by the base station;
after initializing communications with the BS, monitor for a supplementary SS via the RF chain, wherein the supplementary SS is configured sufficiently proximate in frequency to a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) search space such that the supplementary SS and the PDCCH search space are simultaneously monitorable by the RF chain.

US Pat. No. 10,506,751

BOARD WORK MANAGEMENT DEVICE

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A board work management device for managing a production line that produces electronic-component-mounted-boards on which electronic components are mounted by multiple work machines each being set to perform specified work with respect to the board, with each of multiple boards conveyed sequentially to each of the multiple board work machines, and each of the multiple board work machines performing their respective work on each of the multiple boards, the board work management device comprising:a first control device which includes a board work quantity reset switch; and
a second control device connected to the first control device, the second control device including
a board work quantity counting section configured to count each board of the multiple boards on which, from among the multiple board work machines, at least one board work machine has performed work, for each of the at least one board work machines;
a board work quantity memory section configured to memorize the board work quantity of the board work machine counted by the board work quantity counting section; and
a board work quantity resetting section configured to, when the board work quantity reset switch is operated, reset the board work quantity of a specified board work machine among the at least one board work machines memorized by the board work quantity memory section while the multiple board work machines are operating,
wherein the second control device sends the board work quantity of the specified board work machine to the first control device in response to the board work quantity reset switch is operated and prior to being reset by the board work quantity resetting section.

US Pat. No. 10,506,750

BOARD WORK MACHINE AND RECOGNITION METHOD

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A board work machine comprising:a provided with (A) a fixed section in which is formed a first insertion-hole and (B) a movable section configured to slide with respect to the fixed section and in which is formed a second insertion-hole configured to overlap the first insertion-hole, the cutting device being configured to cut a lead of a leaded component by the lead being inserted from above the cutting device into the first insertion-hole and the second insertion-hole that are in an overlapping state and sliding the movable section;
a moving device configured to move the cutting device;
a recognition device configured to recognize a position of an upper insertion-hole that is an upper-positioned one of the first insertion-hole and the second insertion-hole that are in the overlapping state, based on image data of an image taken from above the cutting device of one of the fixed section and the movable section in which the uppermost insertion-hole is formed, wherein an internal surface of the upper insertion-hole is a tapered surface with a diameter that becomes smaller going downward in the upper insertion-hole; and
a recognition mark for recognizing the position of the upper insertion-hole, the recognition mark being formed on the one of the fixed section and the movable section in which the upper insertion-hole is formed,
wherein the recognition device is configured to recognize the position of the upper insertion-hole based on image data of the recognition mark.

US Pat. No. 10,506,744

POWER CONVERSION DEVICE

Hitachi Automotive System...

1. A power conversion device comprising:a semiconductor module having an input or output terminal;
a connecting member in which a resin portion is integrally provided with a connection conductor connected to the terminal; and
a metallic member having an opening through which the terminal protrudes and supporting the semiconductor module,
wherein the connecting member includes an insulating extended portion extending in a space between the terminal and the opening of the metallic member.

US Pat. No. 10,506,740

ELECTRONIC DISPLAY WITH COOLING

Manufacturing Resources I...

1. An electronic display comprising:an electronic image assembly having a front portion and a rear portion;
an open loop ambient air flow path behind the rear portion of the electronic image assembly;
a closed loop gas circulation path about the electronic image assembly;
a common heat exchanger located in the pathway of both the closed loop gas circulation path and the open loop ambient air flow path;
a gas circulation device positioned to force circulating gas through the common heat exchanger; and
an air circulation device positioned to force ambient air through the common heat exchanger.

US Pat. No. 10,506,707

FLEXIBLE DISPLAY DEVICE

LMS CO., LTD, Pyeongtaek...

1. A flexible display device comprising:a base film having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface;
a display sheet formed on the first surface of the base film and including a plurality of layers which have different rupture points; and
a structural pattern having
a remaining layer formed on the second surface of the base film and
a plurality of patterns protruded from the remaining layer and formed with same material as the remaining layer,
wherein each of the plurality of patterns has a triangle-shaped cross-section,
wherein the each of the plurality of patterns has a bottom formed on the remaining layer and spaced apart from a bottom of an adjacent pattern,
wherein the plurality of patterns are arranged on the second surface such that a layer of the display sheet which has the lowest rupture point has no stress thereon when the display sheet is bent.

US Pat. No. 10,506,705

MULTILAYER TRANSMISSION LINE PLATE

HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY,...

1. A multilayered transmission line plate comprising:a pair of ground layers,
a differential wiring disposed between a one-sided ground layer of the pair of ground layers and the other ground layer,
an insulating layer (X) disposed between the differential wiring and the one-sided ground layer, and
an insulating layer (Y) disposed between the differential wiring and the other ground layer,whereinthe insulating layer (X) has a layer containing a resin and not containing a glass cloth;
the insulating layer (X) or the insulating layer (Y) has a layer containing a glass cloth and a resin; and
the thickness of the insulating layer (X) is equal to or less than the thickness of the insulating layer (Y).

US Pat. No. 10,506,696

RADIATION IMAGING APPARATUS, RADIATION IMAGING SYSTEM, RADIATION IMAGING METHOD, AND STORAGE MEDIUM

CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. A radiation imaging system, comprising:a detection unit configured to include a conversion element for converting radiation irradiation from a radiation source into a signal and to detect the radiation;
a first processing unit configured to output a first stop signal when dose information of the radiation obtained based on first processing for the signal converted by the conversion element exceeds a threshold;
a second processing unit configured to output a second stop signal when dose information of the radiation obtained based on second processing on a signal having undergone the first processing exceeds a threshold; and
a control unit configured to control the radiation source so as to stop the radiation irradiation based on the first stop signal or the second stop signal.

US Pat. No. 10,505,442

SYNCHRONOUS RECTIFICATION CONTROL CIRCUIT, METHOD AND FLYBACK SWITCH CIRCUIT

JOULWATT TECHNOLOGY (HANG...

1. A synchronous rectification control circuit, for controlling a switching circuit having a synchronous rectification transistor, the control circuit comprising:a drive circuit, an output end thereof being connected with a driving end of the synchronous rectification transistor, the drive circuit outputting a drive signal to control turn-on and turn-off of the synchronous rectification transistor;
a threshold comparison circuit, an input end thereof receiving a drain-source voltage of the synchronous rectification transistor, and wherein when the drain-source voltage is lower than a preset low threshold voltage, a pull-up drive signal is outputted to turn on the synchronous rectification transistor; and when the drain-source voltage is higher than or equal to a preset high threshold voltage, the drive circuit is controlled to output a pull-down drive signal to turn off the synchronous rectification transistor; and
a voltage regulation control circuit, collecting the drain-source voltage of the synchronous rectification transistor and comparing the drain-source voltage to a preset voltage regulation reference value, wherein when the drain-source voltage is lower than the preset voltage regulation reference value, the drive circuit is controlled to output a drive signal for pulling up a voltage of the drive signal to a preset pull-up voltage high value, and when the drain-source voltage is higher than or equal to the preset voltage regulation reference value and lower than the preset high threshold voltage, the drive circuit is controlled to enter a voltage regulation state, a voltage of the drive signal is regulated, and the drive signal after being voltage regulated is outputted, such that the drain-source voltage is stable at the preset voltage regulation reference value or around the preset voltage regulation reference value;
wherein when turn-on time of the synchronous rectification transistor reaches a certain value or within a certain period before the synchronous rectification transistor is turned off, if the drive circuit does not enter the voltage regulation state, the voltage regulation control circuit outputs a dynamic regulation signal;
wherein the control circuit further comprises a dynamic voltage regulation circuit connected with the voltage regulation control circuit; and
wherein receiving and responding to the dynamic regulation signal outputted by the voltage regulation control circuit, the dynamic voltage regulation circuit regulates the preset voltage regulation reference value and outputs the preset voltage regulation reference value after being regulated to the voltage regulation control circuit.

US Pat. No. 10,505,398

WIRELESS POWER TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVER FOR VEHICLE

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A wireless power transmitter that transfers power to a wireless power receiver, comprising:a coil assembly comprising first and second bottom coils placed adjacent to each other in a line and each consisting of a single layer of 11 turns and a top coil stacked on the first and second bottom coils and consisting of a single layer of 12 turns; and
a full-bridge inverter driving each coil included in the coil assembly individually,
wherein the first and second bottom coils and the top coil have a substantially rectangular frame structure with a through hole in the center,
wherein the top coil lies on a plane surface in the middle between the first and second bottom coils,
wherein a distance from the center of the first and second bottom coils to the center of the top coil is set to a range of 21 mm to 25 mm,
wherein the first and second bottom coils have a height of 48 mm to 50 mm and a width of 43 mm to 45 mm, and the through hole in the first and second bottom coils has a height of 25 mm to 27 mm and a width of 21 mm to 23 mm,
wherein the top coil has a height of 45 mm to 47 mm and a width of 48.5 mm to 50.5 mm, and the through hole in the top coil has a height of 20 mm to 22 mm and a width of 24.5 mm to 26.5 mm, and
wherein the first and second bottom coils and the top coil have a thickness of 0.9 mm to 1.3 mm.

US Pat. No. 10,504,485

DISPLAY MOTION QUALITY IMPROVEMENT

Nokia Tehnologies Oy, Es...

1. An apparatus comprising:a touch panel configured to receive user input,
a display configured to show content,
at least one sensor configured to detect a pointing device approaching the apparatus, and
a control unit configured to selectively instruct activation of a motion quality improvement functionality for the display in response to detection of an approaching pointing device by the at least one sensor and prior to the approaching pointing device touching the touch panel and prior to a moving image being displayed on the display, wherein the motion quality improvement functionality is a functionality to reduce blur on the moving image when the moving image is displayed on the display, wherein the motion quality improvement functionality is initially in a disabled state and the activation of the motion quality improvement functionality comprises bringing up the motion quality improvement functionality, and wherein the control unit is configured to decide whether to activate the motion quality improvement functionality at least on the basis of an application that the approaching pointing device is likely to select and whether said application is likely to need the motion quality improvement functionality because said application is configured to provide a moving image that may blur when displayed on the display.

US Pat. No. 10,503,821

DYNAMIC WORKFLOW ASSISTANT WITH SHARED APPLICATION CONTEXT

SAP SE, Walldorf (DE)

1. One or more computer-readable media comprising:computer-executable instructions rendering a first base display of a base application, the first base display associated with at least one context item, the at least one context item comprising one or more data elements;
computer-executable instructions automatically retrieving the at least one context item with a workflow assistant;
computer-executable instructions determining a base display type associated with the first base display;
computer-executable instructions determining that the base display type associated with the first base display is a first base display type selected from a plurality of base display types, wherein one or more assistant item types are specified for given base display type of the plurality of base display types and wherein at least one assistant item type specified for the first base display type is different than an assistant item type specified for a second base display type of the plurality of base display types;
computer-executable instructions storing at least one of the one or more data elements of the at least one context item, or an identifier of the at least one of the one or more data elements of the at least one context item, in at least one assistant item specified for the first base display type; and
computer-executable instructions rendering a workflow assistant display that includes the at least one assistant item and displays the at least one data element in a graphical user interface element visually defining the at least one assistant item.

US Pat. No. 10,502,572

SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR NETWORK ROUTING AND DATA REPACKAGING

The Government of the Uni...

1. A network routing and data repackaging system, comprising:a multilayered obstructed brokered network routing and data repackaging system (MOB HUB) configured to provide crypographically secure wireless communications between a mobile computer and a mission computer on an aircraft and one or more embedded aircraft control systems and said mobile computer, wherein said MOB HUB is configured to intentionally obstruct direct communication paths between said mobile computer and said mission computer, wherein said intentional obstruction isolates said mission computer from direct communication with said mobile computer;
wherein said MOB HUB, further comprising:
a multilayered obstructed brokered (MOB) embedded cyber security architecture (MOB Architecture), the MOB and MOB Architecture, further comprising:
one or more external interface hardware processors with limited access to resources as compared to a master controller hardware processor, these external interface hardware processors located physically and electrically between said master controller hardware processor and external clients external to the MOB Architecture, these external clients including said mobile computer, these one or more external interface hardware processors configured to provide isolation of said master controller hardware processor from the external clients and any potential attacks from the external clients in the event one or more of the external clients is compromised or becomes compromised from attack, and
one or more internal interface hardware processors with limited access to resources as compared to said master controller hardware processor, these internal interface hardware processors located physically and electrically between said master controller hardware processor and internal clients internal to the MOB Architecture, these internal clients including the one or more embedded aircraft control systems, these one or more internal interface hardware processors configured to provide isolation of said master controller hardware processor from the internal clients and any potential attacks from the internal clients in the event one or more of the internal clients is compromised or becomes compromised from attack:
a network routing system (HUB), further comprising:
a self-contained network routing and data repackaging hardware based system that securely translates and routes between different communication protocols and communicating parties within the MOB Architecture, configured to provide a secure wireless communications interface via the external interface hardware processors in conjunction with a wireless transceiver, for secure communications between the master controller hardware processor and the external clients, the external clients including said mobile computer, also configured to provide a secure wired MIL-STD-1553 communications interface via the internal interface hardware processors in conjunction with one or more wired MIL-STD-1553 buses, for secure communications between said master controller hardware processor and the internal clients, the internal clients including the various embedded aircraft control systems, and in addition configured to provide a secure wired MIL-STD-1553 communications interface for secure communications between said master controller hardware processor and said mission computer;
wherein said MOB HUB is configured to communicate with said mission computer on said aircraft, wherein said aircraft having a cockpit and a human operator in said cockpit; and
a cyber kneeboard configured to removably attach to said human operator, said cyber kneeboard, further comprising:
a platform having a first side and a second side, an attachment device on said second side, wherein said attachment device is a removable attachment mechanism configured to removably attach said platform to said human operator's leg;
wherein said platform is configured to removably secure said mobile computer to said first side, wherein said platform is configured to communicate with said mobile computer;
a cyber kneeboard encryption/decryption module integrated into said platform;
a key fill and storage system electrically-connected with said cyber kneeboard encryption/decryption module; and
a re-chargeable battery providing power for said encryption/decryption module and said platform;
wherein said MOB HUB is configured to wirelessly communicate with said mobile computer.

US Pat. No. 10,502,571

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETERMINING A ROUTE TRAVERSED BY A PORTABLE DEVICE

InvenSense, Inc., San Jo...

1. A method for determining location information for a portable device associated with a user comprising:traversing a route with the portable device over a first period of time;
obtaining motion sensor data from the portable device for the first period of time;
establishing a plurality of anchor points at a time subsequent to the first period of time, wherein the anchor points are derived from point of sale information by associating known locations with products purchased by the user and wherein the anchor points and the portable device do not exchange signals; and
determining location information for the route traversed by the portable device based at least in part on the established anchor points and the motion sensor data.

US Pat. No. 10,502,403

INTEGRATED CARDAN MECHANISM FOR ADJUSTABLE LUMINAIRES

CURRENT LIGHTING SOLUTION...

8. A rotatable luminaire comprising:a luminaire housing;
a cardan mechanism rotatably connected to the luminaire housing; and
a light source housing rotatably connected to the cardan mechanism;
wherein the cardan mechanism comprises:
a generally circular ring having a first inward connector having a through hole and extending inwardly a predetermined distance from the generally circular ring along a first axis;
a second inward connector of the generally circular ring having a through hole and extending inwardly a predetermined distance from the generally circular ring along the first axis opposite the first inward connector;
a first outward connector of the generally circular ring comprising a through hole and a first tab and extending outwardly a predetermined distance from the generally circular ring along a second axis; and
a second outward connector of the generally circular ring comprising a second through hole and a tab and extending outwardly a predetermined distance from the generally circular ring along the second axis opposite the first outward connector; and
wherein the light source housing comprises:
first and second holes positioned for accepting a first fastener inserted through the through hole of the first inward connecter of the generally circular ring and a second fastener inserted through the through hole of the second inward connector of the generally circular ring.
US Pat. No. 10,501,372

TWO-COMPONENT MORTAR MASS AND USE THEREOF

Hilti Aktiengesellschaft,...

1. A two-component mortar mass, comprising:a resin component (A), which contains at least one radically curable resin as a curable constituent; and
a curing component (B), which contains a curing agent for the radically curable resin of the resin component (A);
wherein the radically curable resin is obtained by reaction of
an at least difunctional component, which has two or more reactive groups (RG-A),
with a silane intermediate compound and
an ethylenically unsaturated compound,
wherein the silane intermediate compound and the ethylenically unsaturated compound each have active functional groups (AG) that react with the reactive groups (RG-A), causing the formation of a covalent bond,
wherein the silane intermediate compound is the reaction product of a cyclic organic compound selected from the group consisting of a cyclic anhydride, a cyclic carbonate, a cyclic thiocarbonate, a cyclic carbamate, a cyclic thiocarbamate, a cyclic urea, a lactone, a lactam and combinations thereof with a functionalized silane compound, which has at least one reactive group (RG-B),
wherein the cyclic organic compound reacts with the reactive group (RG-B) of the functionalized silane compound, causing the formation of the silane intermediate compound having at least one functional active group selected from the group consisting of a carboxyl group, a hydroxy group and an amino group, and
wherein the silane intermediate compound is reacted in a proportion of at least about 2 wt. % of the resin component (A), with reference to organic constituents of the resin component (A).

US Pat. No. 10,506,749

ELECTRONIC COMPONENT MOUNTING SYSTEM

ETEL S.A., Motiers (CH) ...

1. A system for mounting a plurality of electronic components on a substrate, comprising:a plurality of component holders each configured to hold at least one of the electronic components to be mounted on the substrate,
a revolving device configured to revolve the component holders along a pre-determined path so that each one of the component holders is moveable into at least one of:
a component receiving location for receiving a respective one of the electronic components, or
a component mounting location for mounting the respective one of the electronic components on the substrate,
an actuator configured to actuate a respective one of the component holders in the at least one of the component receiving location or the component mounting location, and
a safety device comprising a mechanical position detector configured to mechanically screen a position of the respective one of the component holders on the revolving device so as to determine whether the respective one of the component holders to be actuated by the actuator is properly placed in an operative position on the revolving device, the safety device being arranged separately from the actuator and being spaced apart from the actuator along the pre-determined path, wherein the safety device comprises a movable part configured to be moved by engagement with a circumferential projection or a cutout of the respective one of the component holders which is not properly placed in the operative position.

US Pat. No. 10,506,747

MOUSE FOR MAGNETIC RESONANCE, MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF, AND SIGNAL TRANSMISSION APPARATUS CONTAINING THE SAME

WEST CHINA HOSPITAL, SICH...

1. A mouse, comprising: a housing, a trackball and a circuit board disposed inside a cavity formed by the housing, and a cable connected to the housing, wherein the housing comprises an upper shell and a lower shell, and an inner surface of the upper shell and an inner surface of the lower shell are coated with a silver and copper conductive paint layer, and a concentration of silver and copper in the conductive paint is 13%-17%, wherein said cable is a full-shielded USB cable, and a shielding layer of said fully-shielded USB cable is connected to the silver and copper conductive paint layer on the upper shell or the lower shell.

US Pat. No. 10,506,738

CONSTRICTED CONVECTION COOLING FOR AN ELECTRONIC DISPLAY

Manufacturing Resources I...

1. A cooling system comprising:an electronic display comprising a backlight having a posterior surface;
a housing for the electronic display;
a constricted convection plate placed within the housing, spaced apart from the electronic display, and posterior to the posterior surface of the backlight, wherein the constricted convection plate covers at least the majority of the posterior surface;
a channel formed between the constricted convection plate and the posterior surface; and
a plurality of fans positioned along the channel to draw in ambient air and generate a substantially uniform flow of the ingested ambient air through the channel.

US Pat. No. 10,506,737

AIRFLOW FAIRINGS FOR CIRCUIT CARD ASSEMBLIES OF A COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

TE CONNECTIVITY CORPORATI...

1. An electrical connector assembly for a circuit card assembly of a communication system, the electrical connector assembly comprising:an electrical connector having a mating end at a front of the electrical connector configured to be mated with a mating electrical connector, the electrical connector having a mounting end configured to be mounted to a printed circuit board (PCB); and
an airflow fairing extending rearward from the electrical connector, the airflow fairing having a front end and a rear end, the airflow fairing having a tapered profile at the rear end, the airflow fairing having a front cross-sectional area at the front end and a rear cross-sectional area at the rear end, the rear cross-sectional area being less than the front cross-sectional area.

US Pat. No. 10,506,674

AC LIGHT EMITTING DIODE AND AC LED DRIVE METHODS AND APPARATUS

Lynk Labs, Inc., Elgin, ...

1. An apparatus comprising:an LED circuit having at least one LED, wherein the at least one LED is an organic LED;
a data communications circuit having an antenna, wherein the data communication circuit is configured to transmit or receive data signals, and wherein the antenna is configured to transmit or receive alternating signals;
a circuit configured to detect touch via capacitive sensing, the touch being of a person; and
a power supply configured to increase a power supplied to the LED circuit when the circuit detects the touch; and
wherein the apparatus is portable.

US Pat. No. 10,506,669

CONNECTING PART FOR MOUNTING ON TWO HOUSING PARTS AND ARRANGEMENT OF TWO HOUSING PARTS

E.G.O. Elektro-Geraetebau...

1. A connecting part for mounting on two housing parts of an induction hob, wherein:said connecting part has a U-shaped cross section overall, as a channel, as seen in a longitudinal direction of said connecting part;
said connecting part has two segments;
said two segments are connected together in a displaceable manner in said longitudinal direction and are secured captively to one another;
said first segment has a front end;
said second segment has a front end;
said two segments each have a connecting means at their front end for connecting to in each case one housing part of an induction hob in a form-fitting manner; and
said two segments are formed in an identical manner to one another such that said connecting part has two identical segments which are assembled in a manner rotated through 180° with respect to one another.

US Pat. No. 10,506,621

UPLINK SHARING IN A MULTIPLE RADIO ACCESS TECHNOLOGY ENVIRONMENT

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for providing acknowledgment data from a user equipment in a multiple radio access technology environment, comprising:receiving, at the user equipment from a first base station, a first data transmission on a first physical downlink shared channel in accordance with a first radio access technology; and
transmitting, from the user equipment to a second base station, at least one of:
an acknowledgment (ACK) on a physical uplink control channel in accordance with a second radio access technology after determining, by the user equipment, that the first data transmission has been received correctly; or
a negative acknowledgment (NACK) on the physical uplink control channel in accordance with the second radio access technology, after determining, by the user equipment, that the first data transmission has not been received correctly,
wherein a first bit of the at least one of the ACK or the NACK is configured for use by the first base station in accordance with the first radio access technology, and
wherein a second bit of the at least one of the ACK or the NACK is configured for use by the second base station in accordance with the second radio access technology.

US Pat. No. 10,506,577

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ADAPTIVE TRANSMISSIONS IN A WIRELESS NETWORK

FUTUREWEI TECHNOLOGIES, I...

1. A method for cell mode adaptation comprising:receiving, by a user equipment (UE) from a first cell, one or more transmission parameters for a first reference signal (RS), one or more second cells transitioning between a reduced activity mode and an active transmission and reception mode in accordance with the first RS;
determining, by the UE, whether to transmit the first RS in accordance with one or more RS transmission criteria; and
transmitting, by the UE, the first RS in accordance with the one or more transmission parameters in response to the UE determining to transmit the first RS.

US Pat. No. 10,505,817

AUTOMATICALLY DETERMINING AN OPTIMAL AMOUNT OF TIME FOR ANALYZING A DISTRIBUTED NETWORK ENVIRONMENT

CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC., ...

1. A computer-implemented method comprising:identifying one or more network parameters for a tenant network;
analyzing the tenant network using the one or more network parameters, the analyzing of the network including identification of one or more configuration settings of the tenant network, the one or more configuration settings being different than the one or more network parameters;
determining a first epoch for the tenant network, the first epoch corresponding with a period of time to complete analysis of the tenant network using the one or more network parameters;
generating a tenant profile for the tenant network based on the one or more network parameters, the first epoch, and the one or more configuration settings;
analyzing the network using the tenant profile;
determining a second epoch for the tenant network, the second epoch corresponding with another period of time to complete analysis of the tenant network using the tenant profile; and
updating the tenant profile based on the second epoch.

US Pat. No. 10,505,192

POSITIVE ELECTRODE ACTIVE MATERIAL AND RECHARGEABLE BATTERY INCLUDING THE SAME

IUCF-HYU (INDUSTRY-UNIVER...

1. A positive electrode active material comprising:primary particles including a metal including at least one of Ni, Co, or Mn; and
a secondary particle in which the primary particles are agglomerated,
wherein the primary particles are formed by particles having different crystal structure, but made of the same material.

US Pat. No. 10,504,813

HEAT SINK ASSEMBLIES FOR SURFACE MOUNTED DEVICES

Astec International Limit...

1. A heat sink assembly comprising:a printed circuit board having a first side and a second side opposite the first side, the printed circuit board defining an opening extending from the first side of the printed circuit board to the second side of the printed circuit board;
a heat sink coupled to the first side of the printed circuit board with glue, the heat sink including a protrusion including a top surface having a surface area, the protrusion of the heat sink extending through the opening defined in the printed circuit board with the top surface of the protrusion substantially coplanar with the second side of the printed circuit board, the protrusion having a height that is greater than a thickness of the printed circuit board; and
a surface mount device coupled to the protrusion of the heat sink via solder, the surface mount device in thermal contact with the protrusion of the heat sink to transfer heat from the surface mount device to the heat sink, the surface mount device including a main body and at least one terminal extending from the main body, wherein the main body of the surface mount device and the top surface of the protrusion each have a length and a width, the length of the main body of the surface mount device is greater than the length of the top surface of the protrusion, and the width of the main body of the surface mount device is less than the width of the top surface of the protrusion.

US Pat. No. 10,504,510

MOTION ADAPTIVE SPEECH RECOGNITION FOR ENHANCED VOICE DESTINATION ENTRY

Cerence Operating Company...

1. A method for motion adaptive speech processing for voice destination entry, the method comprising:dynamically estimating a motion profile that is representative of a user's motion based on data from one or more resources associated with the user, the motion profile being a collection of snap shots of the user's position and motion, the data from the one or more resources including sensor data and data from a non-speech resource associated with the user;
wherein dynamically estimating the motion profile includes computing a motion weight vector using the data from the one or more resources associated with the user and interpolating a plurality of models using the motion weight vector to generate a motion adaptive model, wherein at least one of the models is associated with a geographic area, and wherein interpolating the models results in a probability that the user is or will be located in the geographic area; and
effecting processing of a speech signal received from the user, the processing taking into account the estimated motion profile by constraining a search space to user-relevant destinations based on the motion adaptive model to produce an interpretation of the speech signal.

US Pat. No. 10,501,981

FRAMELESS SUPPLEMENTAL WINDOW FOR FENESTRATION

WEXENERGY LLC, Rochester...

1. A supplemental window apparatus comprising:a substantially non porous sheet material having edges defining a sheet area configured to substantially correspond to a perimeter area of a window pane;
a plurality of seals, each of the plurality of seals attached along a separate one of the edges of the substantially non porous sheet material, wherein each of the plurality of seals contacts the window pane near the perimeter area of the window pane when the supplemental window apparatus is mounted to the window pane, wherein pairs of seals of the plurality of seals located on two adjacent edges of the substantially non porous sheet material form a corner opening between the pairs of seals at a corner area of the window pane;
a spacer and corner closure positioned at each corner area of the window pane in the corner opening, wherein the corner closure contacts the pairs of seals on two adjacent edges of the substantially non porous sheet material such that a volume of gas is substantially enclosed between the substantially non porous sheet material and the window pane when the supplemental window apparatus is mounted on the window pane; and
at least one attachment mechanism configured to attach the supplemental window apparatus to the window pane with the substantially non porous sheet material substantially parallel to the window, wherein the at least one attachment mechanism is configured to be located at least partially in the corner opening between the pairs of seals at the corner area of the window pane and substantially in the perimeter area of the window pane when the supplemental window apparatus is mounted to the window pane.

US Pat. No. 10,501,927

DRAIN CLEANER WITH DRUM EXCHANGE MECHANISM

TTI (MACAO COMMERCIAL OFF...

1. A drain cleaner comprising:a rotatable drum;
a cable at least partially housed within the drum; and
a body supporting the drum, wherein the body includes a first housing and a second housing movable relative to one another between a closed position, in which the drum is secured to the body, and an open position, in which the drum is removable from the body,
wherein the second housing is slidable away from the first housing to move the body from the closed position to an intermediate position, and wherein the second housing is rotatable relative to the first housing to move the body from the intermediate position to the open position.

US Pat. No. 10,500,354

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ATOMIZING AND MONITORING A DRUG CARTRIDGE DURING INHALATION TREATMENTS

SANMINA CORPORATION, San...

1. An atomizer, comprising:a cartridge configured to hold a fluid;
an atomizer system configured to atomize the fluid in the cartridge into a vapor for inhalation;
a biosensor including a sensor circuit that emits a first wavelength of light at tissue of a user and generates at least a first spectral response around the first wavelength of light reflected from the tissue of the user; and
a processing circuit configured to:
determine a respiration rate of the user using the first spectral response;
determine an inhalation period and exhalation period from the respiration rate; and
control the atomizer system to increase atomization of the vapor during the inhalation period and decrease atomization of the vapor during the exhalation period.

US Pat. No. 10,506,742

ELECTRONIC COMPONENT HOUSING APPARATUS AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

NEC NETWORK AND SENSOR SY...

1. An electronic component housing apparatus comprising:a case housing a first electronic component and a second electronic component having a heat quantity greater than that of the first electronic component;
a first electronic component housing chamber housing the first electronic component;
a second electronic component housing chamber housing the second electronic component;
a first partition plate arranged between the first electronic component housing chamber and the second electronic component housing chamber, on the first electronic component housing chamber side; and
a second partition plate arranged between the first electronic component housing chamber and the second electronic component housing chamber, on the second electronic component housing chamber side,
a first base plate being part of the case and being thermally connected to the first electronic component, the first electronic component being installed on the first base plate; and
a second base plate being part of the case and being thermally connected to the second electronic component, the second electronic component being installed on the second base plate,
a heat radiation part being thermally connected to the second base plate and radiating heat of the second electronic component, wherein
the first partition plate and the second partition plate are provided in such a way as to at least partially face each other, and
a first gap part is provided between the first partition plate and the second partition plate,
the first base plate and the second base plate are provided in such a way as to at least partially face each other,
a second gap part is provided between the first base plate and the second base plate,
the first partition plate is connected to the first base plate, and the second partition plate is connected to the second base plate, and
the first gap part and the second gap part communicate with each other.

US Pat. No. 10,506,741

ELECTRONIC COMPONENT COOLING

1. An electronic component cooler comprising:a first cooling plate;
a second cooling plate disposed opposite the first cooling plate; and
a cooling body connected to the first cooling plate and at least partially forming a cooling channel configured to contain a flow of cooling medium to remove heat from the cooling body;
wherein the first cooling plate defines a first through recess in which the cooling body is at least partially disposed,
wherein the cooling body is at least partially disposed in an interior formed between the first cooling plate and the second cooling plate, and
wherein the first cooling plate is of shaped sheet metal.

US Pat. No. 10,506,735

HEAT EXCHANGE DEVICE IN DIRECTED FLOW SYSTEM

Hamilton Sundstrand Corpo...

1. A method of cooling a component with a heat exchange device, the method comprising:pulling air into a central airway in the heat exchange device using a blower of the heat exchange device;
directing the air from the blower through a diffuser of the heat exchange device and across a heat sink base of the heat exchange device, wherein a first component positioned underneath the heat sink base is cooled when the air passes over the heat sink base and wherein the blower and diffuser are positioned above the heat sink base; and
directing the air out from the diffuser and the heat exchange device and along a path so the air flows across a second component to directly contact and cool the second component, wherein the second component is positioned away from the first component and the heat exchange device and wherein directing the air further comprises:
flowing the air through a plenum, the plenum comprising:
a first end that surrounds and is attached to the heat exchange device; and
a second end that extends between the diffuser and the second component,
wherein the plenum directs the air to flow in a direction from the first component positioned underneath the heat sink base of the heat exchange device across and around the second component.

US Pat. No. 10,506,722

FUSION BONDED LIQUID CRYSTAL POLYMER ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT STRUCTURE

HSIO Technologies, LLC, ...

1. A method of making a fusion bonded circuit structure comprising the step of:providing a first substrate with a first major surface having a seed layer of a conductive material;
depositing a first resist layer on the seed layer of conductive material;
processing the first resist layer to create a plurality of first recesses corresponding to a desired first circuitry layer, the first recesses exposing portions of the seed layer of conductive material;
electroplating the first substrate to create first conductive traces defined by the first recesses, wherein the seed layer of conductive material acts as an electrical bus for the electroplating process;
removing the first resist layer to reveal the first conductive traces;
etching the first substrate to remove exposed portions of the seed layer of conductive material adjacent the first conductive traces, wherein an unetched portion of the seed layer of conductive material remains between the first conductive traces and the first substrate;
fusion bonding a first liquid polymer layer (“LCP”) layer to the first major surface of the first substrate to encapsulate the first conductive traces in an LCP material;
forming a plurality of first vias through the first LCP layer to the first conductive traces;
bulk plating the plurality of first vias with a conductive material to form a plurality of first conductive pillars of solid metal;
laser drilling the first LCP layer to expose contact pads for the first conductive traces;
positioning a second LCP substrate containing a second circuitry layer opposite the first conductive pillars; and
fusion bonding the second LCP substrate to the first LCP layer to electrically couple the first conductive pillars to the second circuitry layer and to encapsulate the first conductive pillars and the second circuitry layer in an LCP material.

US Pat. No. 10,506,704

ELECTROMAGNETICALLY-SHIELDED MICROELECTRONIC ASSEMBLIES AND METHODS FOR THE FABRICATION THEREOF

NXP USA, Inc., Austin, T...

1. An electromagnetically-shielded microelectronic assembly, comprising:first and second signal paths, which carry different electrical signals during operation of the microelectronic assembly; and
an electromagnetic (EM) shield structure positioned between the first and second signal paths, the EM shield structure comprising:
a magnetic shield portion having a first magnetic permeability and a first electrical conductivity; and
an electrical shield portion adjacent the magnetic shield portion, the electrical shield portion having a second magnetic permeability less than the first magnetic permeability and having a second electrical conductivity greater than the first electrical conductivity.

US Pat. No. 10,506,703

LIGHT ENGINE SYSTEM PREFERRED IN LED-BASED LIGHTING SYSTEMS

OZYEGIN UNIVERSITESI, Is...

1. A PCB used in multifunctional LED applications, the PCB having an electronic side with circuit components and an LED side with lighting components, the PCB comprising:at least one heat pipe located on an inner cross-section of the PCB, the at least one heat pipe being of a plastic material, the heat pipe being in a flat form and functioning as a vapor chamber in order to reduce heat generated on the PCB by dissipating the heat over a surface of the PCB;
at least one electronic side having an electronic driver circuit and positioned on one side of the PCB; and
at least one LED side containing LEDs and positioned on another side of the PCB.

US Pat. No. 10,506,689

DIGITAL LOAD CONTROL SYSTEM PROVIDING POWER AND COMMUNICATION VIA EXISTING POWER WIRING

Lutron Technology Company...

1. A method for a load control system comprising:receiving, via a power device, power from an AC power source via a power wiring;
producing, via a controller, a phase-control voltage that is adapted to be received by the power device via the power wiring, the controller adapted to be coupled in series electrical connection on the power wiring between the AC power source and the power device;
transmitting, via the controller, a forward digital message to the power device by encoding digital information in timing edges of the phase-control voltage;
transmitting, via the power device, a reverse digital message to the controller via the power wiring, the reverse digital message being split up into two or more packets; and
transmitting, via the controller, a continuation pattern between the packets of the reverse digital message.

US Pat. No. 10,506,688

METHOD OF IDENTIFYING A LIGHTING FIXTURE

Lutron Technology Company...

1. A method of flashing a lighting load, the method comprising:generating a controlled intensity for the lighting load;
decreasing the controlled intensity from a high-end intensity to off across a first period of time;
after the controlled intensity has been decreased from the high-end intensity to off, maintaining the controlled intensity at off for a second period of time;
after the second period of time, abruptly increasing the controlled intensity from off to the high-end intensity;
after the controlled intensity has been increased from off to the high-end intensity, maintaining the controlled intensity at the high-end intensity for a third period of time; and
periodically repeating the steps of decreasing, maintaining, increasing, and maintaining.

US Pat. No. 10,506,685

LIGHTING FOR BIOMECHATRONICALLY ENHANCED ORGANISM

ABL IP HOLDING LLC, Cony...

1. A lighting device, comprising:a light source configured to illuminate an area and provide radiant energy in the area;
an additional source of radiant energy configured to enable charging of a power source of a biomechatronic component within or attached to a biomechatronically enhanced organism, wherein the additional source of radiant energy comprises a radio wave source; a directional microwave source; or a source of ultrasound;
at least one sensor coupled to detect input in the area of the lighting device; and
a processor configured to:
control lighting functions from the light source based upon input from the sensor; and
control an operation of the additional source of radiant energy.

US Pat. No. 10,506,639

RACH CONVEYANCE OF DL SYNCHRONIZATION BEAM INFORMATION FOR VARIOUS DL-UL CORRESPONDENCE STATES

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication at a user equipment (UE), comprising:receiving a downlink (DL) signal from a base station on one or more DL beams;
identifying a selected DL beam of the one or more DL beams for communications from the base station to the UE;
selecting at least one of a resource or a waveform for a beam recovery or beam tracking message based at least in part on the selected DL beam of the one or more DL beams; and
transmitting the beam recovery or beam tracking message to the base station using at least one of the resource or the waveform selected based at least in part on the selected DL beam.

US Pat. No. 10,506,626

METHOD FOR RECEIVING DOWNLINK CONTROL CHANNEL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for a terminal configured to operate on multiple frequency bands in a wireless communication system, comprising:receiving information on a transmission unit of a control channel transmitted on each of the multiple frequency bands, wherein a subcarrier spacing for each of the multiple frequency bands is adaptively adjusted; and
detecting the control channel on each of the multiple frequency bands based on the information,
wherein when a transmission unit of a different control channel is configured per each of the multiple frequency bands, a control channel of a first frequency band having a transmission unit of a control channel of a first length schedules a data channel of a second frequency band having a transmission unit of a control channel of a second length, and
wherein if the second length is longer than the first length, a time period of the control channel of the first frequency band is equal to or shorter than a time period of the control channel of the second frequency band, and
wherein if the second length is shorter than the first length, the control channel of the first frequency band schedules a data channel within a specific number of contiguous or discontinuous transmission units among a plurality of transmission units of the control channel of the second length corresponding to the transmission unit of the control channel of the first length.

US Pat. No. 10,506,554

COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

NEC Corporation, Tokyo (...

1. A method performed by a user equipment to network relay (UE-Relay), the method comprising:receiving, from at least one remote UE, a temporary mobile group identity (TMGI);
receiving, from a network, enhanced Multimedia Broadcast/Multicast Service (eMBMS) traffic;
maintaining, for eMBMS related to the TMGI, information for identifying a link between the UE-Relay and the at least one remote UE that provided the TMGI; and
forwarding, to the at least one remote UE, eMBMS traffic related to the TMGI over a link identified by maintained information.

US Pat. No. 10,506,553

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD FOR SIMULTANEOUS DATA TRANSMISSION AND RECEPTION AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION APPARATUS USING SAME

WILUS INSTITUTE OF STANDA...

1. A wireless communication method of a terminal, the method comprising:receiving, from an AP, a trigger frame indicating transmission(s) of at least one terminal in a same basic service set (BSS);
obtaining duration information indicated by the trigger frame;
performing a data transmission in response to the reception of the trigger frame; and
receiving acknowledgement frame corresponding to the data transmission based on the duration information;
wherein, in response to the trigger frame, multiple data transmissions are simultaneously performed by a plurality of terminals in the same BSS when the plurality of terminals are indicated by the trigger frame, and
wherein the receiving the acknowledgement frame comprises, when a duration of the data transmission is shorter than a duration corresponding to the duration information indicated by the trigger frame, receiving the acknowledgement frame at a time determined based on the duration information indicated by the trigger frame.

US Pat. No. 10,506,544

METHOD AND EQUIPMENT FOR DISTINGUISHING HOMONYMIC WIRELESS ACCESS POINTS

SHANGHAI LIANSHANG NETWOR...

1. A method for distinguishing homonymic wireless access points at a network device end, wherein the method comprises:obtaining a plurality of second wireless access points having same wireless access point identifying information as that of a first wireless access point; and
determining whether the first wireless access point and the second wireless access point are the same according to access point assistant information of the first wireless access point and the second wireless access point;
wherein the access point assistant information includes adjacent access point information of the wireless access point;
wherein the step of determining whether the first wireless access point and the second wireless access point are the same according to the access point assistant information of the first wireless access point and the second wireless access point includes
when the adjacent access point information of the first wireless access point and the adjacent access point information of the second wireless access point are equal to or more than an allowed error range, determining that the first wireless access point and the second wireless access point are the same.

US Pat. No. 10,506,526

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INCREASING PERFORMANCE OF A COMMUNICATION LINK OF A COMMUNICATION NODE

ISCO International, LLC, ...

1. A method, comprising:initiating, by a processing system including a processor, a corrective action to improve a Signal to Interference plus Noise Ratio (SINR) measurement of an affected sector of a plurality of sectors or an affected path of a plurality of paths falling below a first threshold, wherein the first threshold is based on a first baseline average SINR across one of the plurality of sectors, the plurality of paths, or both;
obtaining, by the processing system, a second baseline average SINR across the one of the plurality of sectors, the plurality of paths, or both;
determining, by the processing system, a second threshold from the second baseline average SINR that is obtained; and
determining, by the processing system, whether the corrective action has improved the SINR measurement of the affected sector or the affected path according to the second threshold.

US Pat. No. 10,506,422

TRAFFIC HUB SYSTEM TO PROVIDE ROAMING SERVICE IN A WIRELESS ENVIRONMENT

Syniverse Technologies, L...

1. A traffic hub system comprising:a roaming data module to send and receive data for a roaming wireless network for a mobile device, the mobile device comprising a service utilizing a high-speed data network;
a home data module to send and receive data for a home wireless network for the mobile device, the home wireless network being a different network than the roaming wireless network, the home wireless network comprising a packet data network gateway;
a bandwidth negotiation module to negotiate a bandwidth for the mobile device with the roaming wireless network based on a home network policy, when the mobile device is in the roaming wireless network;
wherein the bandwidth negotiation module negotiates the bandwidth with the roaming wireless network by executing the steps comprising:
providing a bit rate request to a service delivery platform server for an allowed bit rate associated with the service based on the home network policy;
providing a create request to the home wireless network based on the allowed bit rate for the service;
providing a create response to the roaming wireless network based on the allowed bit rate for the service; and
determining whether the allowed bit rate for the service is updated.

US Pat. No. 10,506,359

INNOVATIVE SOUND SYSTEM

Naxos Finance S.A., Luxe...

1. A sound emitting device comprising:a plurality of sound emitting elements;
a body comprising:
a central part;
a plurality of substantially vertical panels comprising at least four substantially vertical panels;
each substantially vertical panel being arranged symmetrically to another substantially vertical panel; and
each substantially vertical panel having a sound emitting element mounted thereon; and
an electronic circuit providing drive signals to the sound emitting elements, wherein the drive signals comprise surround sound signals, such that each of the drive signals is different from the other drive signals and each differs in phase and/or frequency;
wherein said electronic circuit is entirely integrated in said central part or in one of said panels;
wherein said electronic circuit comprises a digital signal processor;
wherein said digital signal processor is configured to drive said sound emitting elements and is configured to transform any received sound signal into multichannel drive signals corresponding to a configuration of said sound emitting device;
wherein said digital signal processor is configured to enable or disable each of the plurality of sound emitting elements individually or in groups,
wherein said sound emitting elements are oriented along at least two different directions and are arranged to emit sound in at least four different directions.

US Pat. No. 10,506,159

LOOP CLOSURE

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 and a touchscreen display,
receiving via an input interface on the mobile device a request to generate a multi-view interactive digital media representation of an object;
causing capture of live images from the camera on the mobile device as the mobile device moves along a path and wherein an orientation of the camera varies along the path such that the object in the live images is captured from a plurality of camera views;
based upon sensor data from the inertial measurement unit, determining angular changes in the orientation of the camera along the path;
based upon the angular changes, determining an angular view of the object captured in each of the live images;
based upon the determined angular view of the object in each of the live images, selecting a sequence of images from among the live images;
determining the angular view of the object is about three hundred sixty degrees in one of the live images;
selecting a final image in the sequence of images wherein the angular view of the object in the final image is about three hundred sixty degrees;
automatically stopping, responsive to selecting the final image in the sequence of images, capture of the live images; and
generating from the sequence of the images the multi-view interactive digital media representation wherein the multi-view interactive digital media representation includes a plurality of images wherein each of the plurality of images includes the object from a different camera view such that when the plurality of images is output to the touchscreen display the object appears to undergo a 3-D rotation through about three hundred sixty degrees view wherein the three hundred sixty degree 3-D rotation of the object is generated without a 3-D polygon model of the object.

US Pat. No. 10,505,702

TRANSMISSION/RECEPTION MODULE

MURATA MANUFACTURING CO.,...

1. A transmission/reception module comprising:a first duplexer that has a first common node, a first transmission node, and a first reception node, a first transmission signal being provided from the first transmission node to the first common node and a first reception signal being provided from the first common node to the first reception node;
a second duplexer that has a second common node electrically connected to the first common node, a second transmission node, and a second reception node, a second transmission signal being provided from the second transmission node to the second common node and a second reception signal being provided from the second common node to the second reception node;
a first phase-shift circuit that has a first input node electrically connected to the first reception node and a first output node electrically connected to an input node of a low-noise amplifier, wherein at the first output node, gains of the first transmission signal and the second transmission signal are smaller than a gain of the first reception signal; and
a second phase-shift circuit that has a second input node electrically connected to the second reception node and a second output node electrically connected to the input node of the low-noise amplifier, wherein at the second output node, gains of the first transmission signal and the second transmission signal are smaller than a gain of the second reception signal.

US Pat. No. 10,505,630

DETERMINING POSITION VIA MULTIPLE CAMERAS AND VLC TECHNOLOGY

CURRENT LIGHTING SOLUTION...

1. A position determination system, comprising:a mobile device comprising at least two transducers each mounted to an adjustable carrier, wherein each transducer is operably connected to at least one single board processor; and
a plurality of markers, each associated with a position of an area of interest, the plurality of markers at least one of: operable to transmit signals recognizable by the at least two transducers, and comprising at least one feature recognizable by the at least two transducers.

US Pat. No. 10,505,561

METHOD OF APPLYING A DITHER, AND ANALOG TO DIGITAL CONVERTER OPERATING IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE METHOD

Analog Devices Global Unl...

6. The method of claim 5, wherein the second dither value is at least partly related to the first dither value.

US Pat. No. 10,505,368

DUAL CONTROL APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD FOR HVDC SYSTEM

HYOSUNG HEAVY INDUSTRIES ...

1. A dual control apparatus for a HVDC system, the apparatus comprising:a first controller and a second controller operated in a dual manner, the first controller and the second controller each including:
a deviation calculation unit calculating a deviation between a target value and a control value;
a PI controller performing proportional control and integral control on the deviation;
a first buffer storing an error value for the integral control performed by the PI controller of a relevant one of the first and second controllers; and
a second buffer storing an error value for the integral control performed by the PI controller of a remaining one of the first and second controllers,
wherein the PI controller of the first controller performs, using the error value stored in the first buffer of the first controller, the proportional control and the integral control on the deviation, and the PI controller of the second controller performs, using the error value stored in the second buffer of the second controller, the proportional control and the integral control on the deviation.

US Pat. No. 10,505,315

APPARATUS FOR MAINTAINING ELECTRICAL CONNECTIVITY IN TRAILER LIGHTS

1. An apparatus for maintaining electrical connectivity between an electrical connector plug and an electrical connector outlet, said apparatus comprising:a wedge body having a distal portion and a proximal portion, the distal portion configured for insertion between the electrical connector plug and the electrical connector outlet; and
a handle disposed on the proximal portion,
wherein:
the wedge body defines at least one radius of curvature; and
the wedge body defines an increasing cross-sectional thickness from the distal portion to the proximal portion to create a lateral displacement of the electrical connector plug to increase electrical connectivity of the electrical connector plug and the electrical connector outlet.

US Pat. No. 10,505,273

VARIABLE DIELECTRIC CONSTANT ANTENNA HAVING SPLIT GROUND ELECTRODE

WAFER LLC, Hanover, NH (...

1. A multi-layer antenna comprising:a radiating layer comprising a plurality of radiating patches provided on a top surface of an insulating spacer and arranged in an array of row and columns;
a transmission layer comprising a plurality of delay lines arranged in an array of row and columns, each delay line being coupled to one of the radiating patches;
a control layer comprising a variable dielectric constant (VDC) plate;
an RF coupling arrangement for coupling RF signal to each of the radiating patches; and,
a ground layer comprising a plurality of conductive ground patches, each conductive ground patch separated from a neighboring conductive ground patch by a DC break sized to form a short for ground path of the RF signal.

US Pat. No. 10,505,254

ANTENNA DESIGN FOR ACTIVE LOAD MODULATION IN A NEAR FIELD COMMUNICATION TRANSPONDER DEVICE

STMicroelectronics, Inc.,...

1. A near field communications (NFC) transponder, comprising:a transmit circuit having a first output and a second output;
a receive circuit having a first input and a second input;
a near field transmit only antenna having a first antenna segment coupled between the first and second outputs of the transmit circuit and a ground node and a second antenna segment coupled between the first and second outputs of the transmit circuit and the ground node; and
a near field receive only antenna having a first antenna terminal coupled to the first input of the receive circuit and a second antenna terminal coupled to the second input of the receive circuit;
wherein the first antenna segment carries a first current producing a first magnetic field and the second antenna segment carries a second current producing a second magnetic field;
wherein the first antenna segment of the near field transmit only antenna extends parallel to a first portion of the near field receive only antenna and wherein the second antenna segment of the near field transmit only antenna extends parallel to a second portion of the near field receive only antenna, the first and second magnetic fields canceling each other so as to not induce a signal on the near field receive only antenna.

US Pat. No. 10,504,616

DISPLAY SYSTEM AND DISPLAY DEVICE

Nintendo Co., Ltd., Kyot...

1. A display system, comprising:a sensor configured to sense user information for calculating a sleep state of a user;
a projector; and
control circuitry configured to cause the projector to project and display an image related to the sleep state calculated on the basis of the user information, wherein
if the system judges, based on at least biological information calculated from the sensed user information, that the user is in a sleep state prior to awakening, the control circuitry causes the projector to automatically project and display an image for inducing awakening of the user when the system judges that the user is in the sleep state prior to awakening, and
if the system judges, based on at least the calculated biological information, that the user is in a state of awakening, the control circuitry switches the image displayed by the projector so as to automatically project and display an evaluation result of sleep for the user when the system judges that the user is in the state of awakening.

US Pat. No. 10,504,348

VIRTUAL ENHANCEMENT OF SECURITY MONITORING

Alarm.com Incorporated, ...

1. A property monitoring system, comprising:a virtual reality headset comprising:
a display;
one or more first sensors;
a network interface;
one or more processors; and
one or more storage devices storing instructions that, when executed by the one or more processors, cause the one or more processors to perform operations, the operations comprising:
generating, by the one or more first sensors, positional data related to the position of a head of a user wearing the headset;
receiving data that identifies a location of the property that is monitored by the property monitoring system;
communicating, by the network interface, a request for a video feed of the location of the property, wherein the request includes data representing (i) a request to stream the video feed and (ii) a request to sync the headset with a first camera that is positioned to generate the video feed; and
synchronizing the headset with the first camera of the property monitoring system, wherein synchronizing the headset with the first camera comprises providing positional data generated by the one or more first sensors of the headset to a device of the property monitoring system that is configured to initiate movement of the first camera based on the positional data generated by the one or more first sensors.

US Pat. No. 10,503,951

RAPID IDENTIFICATION METHOD FOR FINGERPRINT

SUPERC-TOUCH CORPORATION,...

1. A rapid identification method for fingerprint, comprising:(a) providing a fingerprint identification apparatus having a fingerprint sensing area, a circumference of fingerprint sensing area being not less than 48 mm; dividing the fingerprint sensing area into a plurality of fingerprint sensing sub-regions for fingerprint sensing;
(b) performing fingerprint sensing for all of the fingerprint sensing sub-regions to obtain fingerprint image for a whole fingerprint sensing area, a plurality of fingerprint minutiae and relevant locations for the fingerprint minutiae; pre-storing the fingerprint minutiae and relevant locations for the fingerprint minutiae corresponding to the whole fingerprint sensing area in the fingerprint identification apparatus;
(c) based on the pre-stored fingerprint minutiae and relevant locations, performing fingerprint sensing on a part of the fingerprint sensing sub-regions for a user to be identified and detecting a plurality of fingerprint minutiae and relevant locations for the fingerprint minutiae in the part of the fingerprint sensing sub-regions; and
(d) comparing the fingerprint minutiae and relevant locations for the fingerprint minutiae detected in the step (c) and the corresponding fingerprint minutiae and relevant locations for the fingerprint minutiae pre-stored in the step (b) in order to determine whether the user can be granted with access right,
wherein the fingerprint identification apparatus performs fingerprint sensing for at least two fingerprint sensing sub-regions at the same time.

US Pat. No. 10,503,641

CACHE COHERENCE FOR PROCESSING IN MEMORY

Advanced Micro Devices, I...

1. A system comprising:a processor-in-memory implementing a first cache coherence protocol, the processor-in-memory comprising:
a memory die; and
a logic integrated circuit die stacked with the memory die, the logic integrated circuit die comprising:
at least one cache of a corresponding processor storing a copy of a data block residing in the memory die;
a processor-in-memory directory configured to store a processor-in-memory coherence state of the data block, the processor-in-memory coherence state indicating a status of the copy of the data block in the at least one cache;
an intra-processor-in-memory coherence controller configured to maintain data coherence of the data block using contents of the processor-in-memory directory;
shadow directory storage configured to store a bridge coherence state of the data block, the bridge coherence state being separate and distinct from the processor-in-memory coherence state, representing all components external to the processor-in-memory as a single additional potential sharing device, and indicating a status of any external copies of the data block stored externally to the processor-in-memory; and
bridge protocol translation logic configured to receive coherence messages from intra-host coherence control logic of a host processor coupled to the processor-in-memory, translate the coherence messages from a second cache coherence protocol of the host processor to the first cache coherence protocol, and provide translated coherence messages to bridge protocol control logic, the second cache coherence protocol being different from the first cache coherence protocol; and
the bridge protocol control logic configured to maintain data coherence of the data block using the translated coherence messages and contents of the shadow directory storage.

US Pat. No. 10,502,727

ACOUSTIC MONITORING OF BLOCK CAVING

CiDRA Corporate Services ...

1. A mineral extraction processing system for monitoring a block caving process, comprising:acoustic sensors arranged to monitor a block cave in a block caving process, sense acoustic emissions of falling ore being mined from the block cave that create unique acoustic signatures, and provide signaling containing information about the acoustic emissions sensed; and
a signal processing module configured at least to:
receive the signaling; and
determine corresponding signaling containing information about a 3-dimensional map that details origins of acoustic sources of the acoustic emissions, and rock progression and size of the falling ore moving down from the block cave in the block caving process, based at least partly on the signaling received.

US Pat. No. 10,502,705

RESONANT GAS SENSOR

Lyten, Inc., Sunnyvale, ...

6. A sensor for detecting an analyte, comprising:a flexible substrate;
a resonant gas sensor circuit, comprising:
a transducer arranged on the flexible substrate;
a sensing material arranged on the flexible substrate and electrically coupled to the transducer, wherein the sensing material comprises a first particulate carbon and a reactive chemistry additive; and
a ground electrode electrically coupled to a first terminal of the transducer; and
a microprocessor arranged on the flexible substrate and electrically coupled to a second terminal of the transducer and to the ground electrode, the microprocessor comprising:
an alternating current (AC) source configured to supply a plurality of AC signals to the first terminal of the transducer, the plurality of AC signals comprising a range of frequencies; and
a detection circuit that measures a plurality of AC signals reflected from the first terminal of the transducer;
wherein the first particulate carbon in the sensing material comprises:
a plurality of carbon aggregates each comprising a plurality of carbon nanoparticles, each carbon nanoparticle comprising graphene;
the graphene in the plurality of carbon nanoparticles comprises up to 15 layers;
a percentage of carbon to other elements, except hydrogen, in the carbon aggregates is greater than 99%;
a median size of the carbon aggregates comprising the carbon nanoparticles is from 0.1 microns to 50 microns;
a surface area of the carbon aggregates is from 10 m2/g to 300 m2/g, when measured via a Brunauer-Emmett-Teller (BET) method with nitrogen as the adsorbate; and
the carbon aggregates, when compressed, have an electrical conductivity from 500 S/m to 20,000 S/m.

US Pat. No. 10,502,470

SYSTEM AND METHOD TO MAINTAIN EVAPORATOR SUPERHEAT DURING PUMPED REFRIGERANT ECONOMIZER OPERATION

Vertiv Corporation, Colu...

1. A method for controlling a level of superheat during a pump mode of operation of a refrigeration system, wherein the refrigeration system is able to operate in either the pump mode or a compressor mode of operation and includes an electronically controlled expansion valve (EEV), the method comprising:using a controller to obtain a stored, predetermined pump differential pressure range able to be produced by a pump of the refrigeration system;
using the controller to obtain a stored, predetermined superheat temperature range;
detecting a superheat level;
determining that the detected superheat level is outside of the predetermined superheat temperature range, and then using the controller to command adjusting at least one of the EEV and a speed of the pump based on whether the superheat level is above or below the predetermined superheat range, and whether a current pump differential pressure is above or below the predetermined pump differential pressure range; and
further comprising detecting that the superheat level is below a lower limit of the predetermined superheat range, and that a pump pressure differential is within the predetermined pump differential pressure range, and then closing the EEV by a fixed predetermined percentage and maintaining a current pump speed to maintain a current value of the pump differential pressure.

US Pat. No. 10,502,463

THERMOELECTRIC COOLER CONTROLLER AND ANGLED MOUNTING THEREOF

Hoffman Enclosures, Inc.,...

1. A thermal management system for an enclosure containing electrical components, the thermal management system comprising:a cooling unit comprising:
a frame that mounts the cooling unit to the enclosure such that the cooling unit cools a first interior space of the enclosure;
a housing mounted on the frame and extending into the first interior space of the enclosure when the cooling unit is mounted on the enclosure; and
one or more fans supported at least partially by the frame and cooperating to circulate air that cools the first interior space; and
a controller in electrical communication with the cooling unit and configured to operate one or more components of the cooling unit, the controller comprising:
a circuit board mounted at an acute angle, with respect to vertical when the cooling unit is mounted on the enclosure, within the housing, the acute angle selected to allow the controller to be disposed entirely within the housing;
an input quick connector disposed on the circuit board and configured to receive a first cable connector for providing power to the circuit board; and
at least a first output quick connector disposed on the circuit board in electrical communication with the input quick connector, and configured to receive a second cable connector for supplying one or more signals from at least the input quick connector to the one or more components of the cooling unit.

US Pat. No. 10,502,451

DIFFUSER PLATES AND DIFFUSER PLATES ASSEMBLIES

Rheem Manufacturing Compa...

17. A diffuser plate assembly for a thermal transfer device, wherein the diffuser plate assembly comprises:a first diffuser plate comprising a first body having a plurality of first apertures and a second aperture, wherein the plurality of first apertures and the second aperture traverse through the first diffuser plate; and
a second diffuser plate placed in parallel with the first diffuser plate, wherein the second diffuser plate comprises a second body having a plurality of third apertures, a fourth aperture, and a fifth aperture,
wherein the plurality of first apertures and the plurality of third apertures have a first shape and a first size, wherein the plurality of first apertures are configured to receive a first end of a plurality of tubes and the plurality of third apertures is configured to receive a second end of the plurality of tubes,
wherein the second aperture has a second size, wherein the second size is larger than the first size,
wherein the plurality of first apertures and the plurality of third apertures are arranged in a pattern,
wherein the pattern of the plurality of first apertures is interrupted by the second aperture to create a first arrangement of the plurality of first apertures, and
wherein the pattern of the plurality of third apertures is interrupted by the fourth aperture and the fifth aperture to create a second arrangement of the plurality of third apertures.

US Pat. No. 10,502,441

MODULAR DATA CENTER

BASELAYER TECHNOLOGY, LLC...

1. A method of providing cooling for information technology equipment, the steps comprising of:selecting an air intake module;
selecting an evaporative cooling module;
selecting a mechanical cooling module;
configuring the air intake module to receive first air from a first air source and to receive second air from a second air source;
connecting the evaporative cooling module thermodynamically with the air intake module;
connecting the mechanical cooling module thermodynamically with the evaporative cooling module;
enabling a controller, the controller comprised of:
a controller processor, and
a memory, operatively coupled to the processor, containing instructions when executed by the controller processor cause the controller to:
mix the first air and the second air to create an intake air at the intake module, based on a supply air temperature set point,
cool the intake air to create a supply air by causing the evaporative cooling module to cool the intake air, based on the supply air temperature set point, and causing the mechanical cooling module to cool the intake air based on the supply air temperature set point; and
cooling the information technology equipment with the supply air.

US Pat. No. 10,502,432

KITCHEN APPLIANCE COMPRISING DRAWER

GUANGDONG MIDEA KITCHEN A...

1. A kitchen appliance with a drawer, comprising:a body having an accommodation cavity of which a front end is provided with an opening;
a drawer located in the accommodation cavity, wherein a drawer cover is fixedly attached to a front end of the drawer, and the drawer cover can drive the drawer to move relative to the body, so as to draw the drawer out of or push the drawer into the accommodation cavity; and
a position-limiting lock assembly mounted on the body and above the accommodation cavity, wherein the position-limiting lock assembly has a lock, one end of the lock being rotatably connected to the body and the other end of the lock protruding from a front opening of the body, when the other end of the lock rotates to a position in front of the drawer cover, the drawer is restrained from being pulled out of the accommodation cavity, and when the other end of the lock rotates away from the position in front of the drawer cover, the drawer can be pulled out of the accommodation cavity,
wherein:
the position-limiting lock assembly is located close to a side wall of the body, the one end of the lock is rotatably connected to the body through a rotating shaft, and the rotating shaft is arranged in the vertical direction such that the lock can rotate within a horizontal plane from the front of the drawer cover to a side of the drawer cover;
the lock is L-shaped and comprises a first connecting portion and an extending portion formed by bending extension of the first connecting portion, the first connecting portion is rotatably connected to the body through the rotating shaft, and the extending portion can rotate to a front and a side of the drawer cover; and
the front end of the body is provided with a control panel located above the drawer cover, and the first connecting portion is located between the drawer cover and the control panel and rotatably connected to a bottom surface of the control panel through the rotating shaft.

US Pat. No. 10,502,430

PARTICULATES DETECTION IN A COOKING INSTRUMENT

BRAVA HOME, INC., Redwoo...

1. A cooking instrument comprising:a heating system including a heating element;
a cooking chamber with an air exhaust;
a sensor positioned within the cooking chamber such that air passing toward the air exhaust flows over the sensor, wherein the sensor is adapted to detect particles given off by food under heat, wherein the sensor includes a light sensor and a light emitter, and wherein the sensor is capable of detecting in-air particles based on measurement of light scattering from a volume of air over the light sensor when the light emitter is emitting light toward the volume of air; and
a controller configured to execute a heating process, to determine a stage of the heating process based on sensor data from the sensor, and to control the heating system dynamically according to the heating process and the determined stage.

US Pat. No. 10,502,371

LED-LAMP

LEDVANCE GMBH, Garching ...

1. A lamp comprising:a substantially transparent housing tube;
a first end cap at a first end of the housing tube;
a second end cap at a second end of the housing tube, wherein the end caps include contacts for electrically contacting a power supply; and
a light emitting diode (LED)-filament arranged in the housing tube between the first end cap and the second end cap;
wherein at least one driver for the LED-filament is provided, wherein a first driver is arranged at the first end cap and a second driver is arranged at the second end cap.

US Pat. No. 10,502,370

SEMICONDUCTOR LAMP

LEDVANCE GMBH, Garching ...

1. A semiconductor lamp comprising:a straight, translucent tube whose open end faces are configured to be closed by means of respective end caps, which end caps are configured to be plug-connected to the tube; and
a circuit board which is equipped with at least one semiconductor light source which is configured to be accommodated in the tube and is configured to be contacted by at least one of the end caps;
wherein:
both end caps are configured to be mechanically connected to one another by means of a connecting element extending in the tube, wherein the connecting element is a strip-shaped, metallic connecting element, wherein the connecting element comprises at least one fold-over region for snap-fitting to a respective end cap, said fold-over region comprising a snap-in cut-out;
at least one of the end caps is arranged such that it is configured to be displaced longitudinally with play with respect to the tube;
thermal expansion of the connecting element in a longitudinal direction of the tube is smaller than thermal expansion of the tube; and
the connecting element is configured to be snap-fitted to at least one of the end caps.

US Pat. No. 10,500,161

TIMED, PULSATILE RELEASE SYSTEMS

Adare Pharmaceuticals, In...

1. A multiparticulate drug delivery formulation comprising a first and a second population of timed, pulsatile release (TPR) beads, wherein at least one of the first and the second population of TPR beads comprises:i. a core particle comprising an active pharmaceutical ingredient or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof; and
ii. an outer lag-time coating comprising a water-insoluble polymer in combination with at least one enteric polymer,
wherein:
the first population of TPR beads provides a lag time of at least about 3 hours before onset of drug release and the second population of TPR beads provides a lag time of at least about 6 hours before onset of drug release,
when tested for dissolution using Apparatus 1 (Baskets@ 100 rpm) or 2 (Paddles @ 50 rpm) and a two-stage dissolution medium (first two hours in 700 mL of 0.1 N HCl and thereafter in 900 mL of phosphate buffer at pH 6.8).

US Pat. No. 10,500,126

APPARATUS FOR SIMULATING SEXUAL MOTION

MB Technologies LLC, San...

1. An apparatus for producing a motion to be felt by a user comprising;a) a motor for generating a motion;
b) a first member mechanically coupled to the motor, the member configured to have a motion of up and down; and
c) a second member mechanically coupled to the first member and attached to a fixed location on the apparatus, the second member configured to tilt as a result of the motion of the first member;wherein the user has an option of attaching an extension to the first member to experience the up and down motion generated by the first member or attaching the extension to the second member or to experience the tilting motion generated by the second member.

US Pat. No. 10,499,908

SURGICAL IMPLANT AND METHOD AND INSTRUMENT FOR INSTALLING THE SAME

MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR LLC...

1. A surgical implant configured to accommodate a range of tissue thicknesses, the implant comprising a retainer, first and second fasteners and first and second compressible members, the first and second fasteners engaging the retainer, the first fastener engageable with the first compressible member and the second fastener engageable with the second compressible member, wherein the first compressible member is compressible in accordance with a distance of advancement of the first fastener and the second compressible member is compressible in accordance with a distance of advancement of the second fastener, the distances of advancement of the first and second fasteners dependent on a tissue thickness through which the fasteners advance;wherein the retainer includes a plurality of openings and a plurality of strands, wherein the first fastener includes a first plurality of barbs and the second fastener includes a second plurality of barbs, wherein each barb of the first and second plurality of barbs is receivable in one of the plurality of openings, the first and second plurality of barbs moving apart the plurality of strands during deployment of the first and second fasteners into the plurality of openings, at least a portion of the plurality of openings formed by the plurality of strands;
wherein the first and second fastener and the first and second plurality of barbs are rigid.
US Pat. No. 10,501,405

CRYSTALLINE DIACYLHYDRAZINE AND THE USE THEREOF

INTREXON CORPORATION, Bl...

1. Crystalline (R)-3,5-dimethyl-benzoic acid N-(1-tert-butyl-butyl)-N?-(2-ethyl-3-methoxy-benzoyl)-hydrazide Form V, Form VI, Form VII, Form VIII, or Form IX wherein:Form V is characterized as having a powder x-ray diffraction pattern with peaks at 9.38, 12.22, 13.18, 14.98, 17.32, 18.40, 22.41, 23.40, 23.55, 24.63, 24.79, 25.61, 28.02, and 31.77 degrees 2?;
Form VI is characterized as having a powder x-ray diffraction pattern with peaks at 9.38, 12.23, 13.25, 17.48, 18.41, and 22.41 degrees 2?;
Form VII is characterized as having a powder x-ray diffraction pattern with peaks at 8.18, 9.71, 13.30, 16.22, 17.73, 20.98, 21.20, 22.76, 24.68, 26.72, and 29.39 degrees 2?;
Form VIII is characterized as having a powder x-ray diffraction pattern with peaks at 10.05, 10.77, 14.06, 16.76, 18.11, 18.32, 18.43, 20.89, 21.71, 21.87, 24.07, 24.90, and 28.71 degrees 2?; and
Form IX is characterized as having a powder x-ray diffraction pattern with peaks at 7.06, 15.74, and 18.71 degrees 2?.

US Pat. No. 10,506,729

ELECTRONICS ENCLOSURE WITH LOW-PROFILE DOOR

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. An electronics cabinet, comprising;an enclosure comprising a floor, a ceiling, a rear wall, and opposed side walls configured to form an internal cavity;
a door assembly attached to one of the side walls, the door assembly comprising:
a main door pivotally connected to the enclosure, the main door including a window, the main door being movable between a closed position and an ajar position, wherein in the ajar position the main door is pivoted between about 3 and 15 degrees from the closed position; and
a plurality of door panels, the door panels pivotally connected with each other, at least some of the door panels being pivotally and slidably attached to the main door, the door panels configured to move from an unfolded position, in which the door panels are generally coplanar and block access to the window, and a folded position, in which the door panels are generally parallel and non-coplanar and permit access to the window;
wherein at least one of the door panels includes a recess in a front surface thereof.

US Pat. No. 10,506,726

DISPLAY DEVICE

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A display device comprising: a housing; a roller disposed in the housing; a flexible display configured to be rolled around the roller; an upper assembly coupled to an upper region of the flexible display; a lift assembly comprising a plurality of arms coupled to the upper assembly and configured to extend the flexible display from the housing, at least one arm comprising a portion pivotably connecting to a slider through a rod and configured to pivotably joint another arm and support the upper assembly; a motor configured to apply force to move the slider in a horizontal direction and lift the lift assembly to extend the flexible display in a vertical direction; and a pusher configured to abut the upper assembly when the flexible display is retracted, wherein the pusher is further configured to provide a biasing force to the upper assembly in the vertical direction when the pusher abuts the upper assembly; and the pusher no longer abuts the upper assembly after the upper assembly is extended by a predetermined distance by the lift assembly.

US Pat. No. 10,506,714

MEMS FILM FOR SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE TEST SOCKET INCLUDING MEMS BUMP

Okins Electronics Co., Lt...

1. A microelectromechanical system (MEMS) film for a semiconductor device test socket, configured to be arranged between a semiconductor device and a test apparatus for performing an electrical test of the semiconductor device, the MEMS film comprising:a flexible bare film;
a plurality of step-type MEMS bumps on the bare film, each of the MEMS bumps being formed on the bare film by using a MEMS processing technique, having an electrical contact with a conductive ball of the semiconductor device, and having a contact surface with a height difference; and
the flexible bare film forming a straight or curved groove at least partially around each of the MEMS bumps;
wherein each step-type MEMS bump includes:
a circular outer perimeter and a center defined by the circular outer perimeter;
upper and lower step surfaces within the circular outer perimeter, the upper and lower step surfaces alternating angularly about the center of the bump;
the upper step surfaces are tapered such that the upper step surfaces narrow when moving radially inward from the circular outer perimeter toward the center;
the lower step surfaces are tapered such that the lower step surfaces narrow when moving radially inward from the circular outer perimeter toward the center; and
a protruded area between each set of an adjacent upper and lower step surface, the protruded area is configured to prevent a contact fail even when the conductive ball has a horizontal deviation; and
the upper step surfaces extend radially inward from the circular outer perimeter toward the center less than the entire radial distance from the circular outer perimeter to the center leaving only the lower step surface at a center portion of each of the MEMS bumps.

US Pat. No. 10,506,712

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD

TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANU...

1. A structure comprising:a printed circuit board (PCB) comprising insulating layers with respective metal layers being disposed therebetween, wherein:
each of first layers of the insulating layers includes a first fiberglass content, one of the first layers on another of the first layers without an intervening insulating layer between the one of the first layers and the another of the first layers,
a second layer of the insulating layers has a second fiberglass content less than the first fiberglass content, the second layer of the insulating layers is on one of the first layers of the insulating layers, and
another of a first layer of the insulating layers is over the second layer of the insulating layers.

US Pat. No. 10,506,709

ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT

ZODIAC AEROTECHNICS, Pla...

1. Electronic circuit comprising:a) a motherboard,
b) an input/output connector mounted on the motherboard, said input/output connector comprising at least one group containing N input/output contacts, N being a natural number greater than or equal to 2;
c) at least one set containing expansion slots (80 to 91) mounted on the motherboard, each expansion slot of the at least one set having expansion contacts electrically connected to input/output contacts of the at least one group;
each input/output contact of the at least one group being identified by an identifier T, each expansion slot of the at least one set being identified by an identifier S, each connected expansion contact (12?) being identified by an identifier R, the identifiers T, R, and S being integers greater than or equal to 0;
characterized in that, for:
each expansion slot of identifier S of the at least one set, and
each connected expansion contact of identifier R,
each input/output contact of identifier T of the at least one group is electrically connected to a single expansion contact of identifier R of the expansion slot of identifier S of the at least one set, and in that
the identifier T of the input/output contact of the at least one group is calculated as a function of the R and S identifiers, according to the following relation:
T=[(R+D×S)modulo(N)]
where D is fixed in each group and is an integer sub-multiple of the natural number N.

US Pat. No. 10,506,706

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD INCLUDING WARPAGE OFFSET REGIONS AND SEMICONDUCTOR PACKAGES INCLUDING THE SAME

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., ...

17. A semiconductor package, comprising:a printed circuit board comprising a plurality of regions adjacent to each other; and
a semiconductor chip on the printed circuit board,
wherein the printed circuit board comprises:
a base layer having a first surface and a second surface opposite to each other;
a first routing layer comprising a plurality of first lines on the first surface; and
a second routing layer comprising a plurality of second lines on the second surface, wherein
the plurality of regions comprises a first region and a second region adjacent to each other and sharing a border with each other,
an area ratio of an area of the first lines in the first region to area of the first region is less than an area ratio of an area of the second lines in the first region to the area of the first region, and
an area ratio of an area of the first lines in the second region to an area of the second region is greater than an area ratio of an area of the second lines in the second region to an area of the second region.

US Pat. No. 10,506,702

MOUNTING STRUCTURE, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING MOUNTING STRUCTURE, AND RADIO DEVICE

NEC CORPORATION, Tokyo (...

1. A mounting structure comprising:a first substrate in which a penetrating hole is formed;
a second substrate and a first heat dissipation element overlapped with both surfaces of the first substrate, respectively, so as to cover the penetrating hole; and
a second heat dissipation element sandwiched and attached between the second substrate and the first heat dissipation element inside the penetrating hole,
wherein the second heat dissipation element is a metal spring having elasticity in the first substrate thickness direction,
wherein, inside the penetrating hole, the second heat dissipation element is disposed at a position corresponding to a position where a heat generating component is mounted, the heat generating component being mounted on a surface of the second substrate opposite to a surface facing the first substrate,
wherein the first heat dissipation element includes a projection formed on a surface of the first heat dissipation element facing the second substrate and inserted into the penetrating hole, and inside the penetrating hole, the second heat dissipation element is sandwiched and attached between the second substrate and the projection of the first heat dissipation element,
wherein the projection has a size in the first substrate thickness direction that is smaller than the substrate thickness of the first substrate and does not protrude from the surface of the first substrate that faces the second substrate,
wherein when the second substrate is not mounted on the first substrate, the second heat dissipation element protrudes from the surface of the first substrate that faces the second substrate, and
wherein when the second substrate is mounted on the first substrate, the second heat dissipation element is brought in contact with and pressed against the surface of the second substrate that faces the first substrate.

US Pat. No. 10,506,694

ELECTRO STATIC DISCHARGE (ESD) SAFE LINER DEVICE FOR VARIOUS TOTES AND OTHER CONTAINERS

1. An Electro Static Discharge (ESD) Safe Liner device (30) for a tote and a group of containers comprising:(a) an approximately 12-15 mil thick carbon filled thermoplastic, static dissipative shaped side liner, with a top and a bottom perimeter, the shaped side liner attached directly and contiguously to an approximately 12-15 mil thick carbon filled thermoplastic bottom at the bottom perimeter;
(b) the carbon filled thermoplastic bottom;
(c) a single and an approximately 4 mil thick carbon filled thermoplastic layer and static dissipative cuff contiguously attached to the top perimeter of the carbon filled thermoplastic, shaped side of the static dissipative liner; and
(d) a grounding tab attached to the cuff by a conductive means for securing wherein the ESD safe liner device is placed interior to a durable container
wherein the device provides a ground able and removable liner for safeguarding materials held in the tote and the group of container from electro-static discharges when the liner is attached to a local ground.

US Pat. No. 10,506,692

AUTOMATIC GRID MAPPING THROUGH TIMING

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Ei...

1. A system configured to comprise a management device and several groups of load devices, wherein:each load device comprising a load and a detection device, wherein the detection device is configured to communicate with a management device and wherein the detection device comprises:
a detector configured to detect an on and an off switching of the load,
a timer configured to determine and store a timing of the switching of the load, and
a transmitter configured to transmit information to the management device, which information defines the timing of the switching of the load as well as an identification;
the management device configured to distinguish the several groups of load devices from each other, wherein the management device comprises
a receiver configured to receive the information from the several load devices, and
a controller configured to control the switching of loads of the several groups of load devices, wherein a first switching of first loads in a first group is configured to take place at a first moment in time, and wherein a first switching of second loads in a second group is configured to take place at a second moment in time different from the first moment in time;
wherein the system is configured to commission the several groups of load devices based on the first and second moments in time and the information transmitted from each one of the several load devices to the management device.

US Pat. No. 10,506,686

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

VAXCEL INTERNATIONAL CO.,...

1. A sensing lamp comprising:a lamp body, for accommodating a light source inside;
a sensing module, directly connected with the lamp body, for performing a forward sensing function and controlling an on/off illumination performance, the sensing module further comprising;
a sensing unit, having at least one sensor, a control circuit and at least one parameter adjusting element; the at least one sensor and the at least one parameter adjusting element being electrically coupled to the control circuit; a first side of the sensing unit being provided with the at least one sensor and a second side of the sensing unit being provided with the at least one parameter adjusting element, the first side of the sensing unit and the second side of the sensing unit being disposed in an opposite direction against each other, the control circuit being disposed inside the sensing module; and
a cover, partially covering the sensing unit; and
a support unit, configured with at least one tubular supporting arm fastened and connected with a back plate mounted on a wall electric outlet for holding the lamp body and the sensing module and for accommodating power wires for delivering an electric power from the wall electric outlet thru the back plate to the lamp body and the sensing module;
wherein the lamp body and the sensing module are aligned along a central axis passing thru a center of the lamp body and the center of the sensing module, wherein the sensing unit is capable of rotating around the central axis to a first angle position and to a second angle position, wherein when the sensing unit is rotated to the first angle position, the at least one parameter adjusting element is blocked by the back plate and the at least one sensor on the first side of the sensing unit is able to perform the forward sensing function; wherein when the sensing unit is rotated to the second angle position, the at least one parameter adjusting element on the opposite side of the sensing unit is not blocked and is exposed to being conveniently adjusted;
wherein the lamp body is constructed as being non-angle adjustable for a vertical swing around an axis perpendicular to the central axis; and wherein the at least one tubular supporting arm is either connected to the sensing module or connected to the lamp body for delivering the electric power to the control circuit and the light source for operating the sensing lamp.

US Pat. No. 10,506,681

ENVIRONMENT CONTROLLER AND METHOD FOR PROPORTIONALLY ADJUSTING THE LIGHT INTENSITY OF SEVERAL LIGHTING DEVICES

DISTECH CONTROLS INC., B...

1. An environment controller for proportionally adjusting a respective light intensity of a plurality of lighting devices, the environment controller comprising:a processing unit for:
determining a current light intensity for each one of the plurality of lighting devices;
determining a current average light intensity by calculating the average of the current light intensities;
determining a target average light intensity; and
determining a new light intensity for each one of the plurality of lighting devices by proportionally adjusting the light intensity of each one of the plurality of lighting devices from its respective current light intensity to its respective new light intensity so that the average of the new light intensities is equal to the target average light intensity;
wherein the current light intensity and the new light intensity are expressed as a percentage for each one of the plurality of lighting devices, and if the target average light intensity At is greater than the current average light intensity Ac then the adjustment from the current light intensity Ic to the new light intensity In is calculated as follows: In=Ic+(100?Ic)*(At?Ac)/(100?Ac).

US Pat. No. 10,506,680

DRIVING APPARATUS FOR A LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR THE SAME

1. A method for driving a light emitting device, comprising:controlling a drive transistor coupled in series with the light emitting device with an output from an operational amplifier in response to a pulse width modulation (PWM) signal which controls dimming of the light emitting device;
wherein the operational amplifier includes a differential transconductance stage; and
responding to a change in state of the PWM signal by temporarily increasing current flow through the differential transconductance stage.

US Pat. No. 10,506,679

LED LIGHT AND ELECTRONIC CANDLE

Lu-Kan Wang, Taipei (TW)...

1. An electronic candle, comprising:an LED light;
an encapsulant body, having a light condensing surface;
at least two light-emitting dies packaged in the encapsulant body and spaced apart from each other, wherein, light emitted by the at least two light-emitting dies as a whole is emitted from the light condensing surface of the encapsulant body;
a dimming control circuit outputting a varying dimming current to the at least two light-emitting dies according to dimming control signals, and the dimming control signals corresponding to the at least two light-emitting dies are different;
a housing, having an opening at a top end, wherein a cantilever is fixed in the opening of the housing;
a wick member, wherein a swing connection structure and a limiting structure are respectively disposed between the wick member and the cantilever, the swing connection structure comprises a concave portion and a convex portion, wherein the convex portion is disposed on the wick member and disposed in the concave portion, and the wick member swings within a range limited by the limiting structure; and
the LED light is fixed within the opening of the housing, and light emitted by the LED light is at least partially focused by the wick member.

US Pat. No. 10,506,678

MODULAR LIGHTING CONTROL

IDEAL Industries Lighting...

1. A lighting fixture comprising:an array of LEDs;
a control module; and
a driver module associated with the control module, the driver module comprising:
a communication port and a power port;
control circuitry that facilitates communications with the control module via a communication bus coupled to the communication port and drives the array of LEDs, at least in part, in response to a command received from the control module via the communication port; and
rectifying circuitry and conversion circuitry adapted to convert an AC input signal into at least one DC power signal that is used to supply power to the control circuitry within the driver module, the control module via the power port, and the array of LEDs wherein power is not provided by the control module to the driver module or the array of LEDs.

US Pat. No. 10,506,675

POWER SUPPLY SYSTEM, LIGHTING DEVICE, AND ILLUMINATION SYSTEM

Panasonic Intellectual Pr...

1. A power supply system configured to output a DC pulsating voltage to a pair of electric wires through which load power is supplied to a light source, the power supply system comprising:a power supply circuit configured to generate the pulsating voltage;
an output unit to be connected to the pair of electric wires to apply the pulsating voltage to the pair of electric wires; and
an input unit configured to receive an AC input voltage as an input voltage, the power supply circuit generating the pulsating voltage such that the pulsating voltage has a full-wave rectified waveform obtained by full-wave rectifying an alternating voltage as a wave alternating between a positive voltage and a negative voltage,
the power supply circuit generating the pulsating voltage based on the input voltage, and
the pulsating voltage having a full-wave rectified waveform of the same phase as the input voltage.

US Pat. No. 10,506,654

RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, RADIO STATION, RADIO TERMINAL, NETWORK APPARATUS, BEARER CONTROL METHOD, AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM

NEC Corporation, Tokyo (...

1. A first radio station comprising:a first interface configured to be connected with one or more control plane function nodes in a core network; and
at least one processor configured to:
support a function for aggregating a first cell of the first radio station with a second cell of a second radio station by a radio terminal;
perform, with the one or more control plane function nodes, a path update procedure for a path for data transmission between the radio terminal and a user plane function node through the second radio station, wherein
the path update procedure is performed per Quality of Service (QoS) based flow between the radio terminal and the user plane function node.

US Pat. No. 10,506,648

CONTROL METHOD AND LOCAL CONTROL PLANE DEVICE

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A control method, comprising:obtaining, by a local control plane device, context information of a user equipment from a remote control plane device according to an interaction process between the user equipment and the remote control plane device, wherein obtaining the context information comprises:
in the interaction process between the user equipment and the remote control plane device, forwarding, by the local control plane device, forwarding plane modification information from the remote control plane device to a gateway device, wherein the forwarding plane modification information carries the context information of the user equipment, and
obtaining, by the local control plane device, the context information of the user equipment by parsing the forwarding plane modification information; and
setting up, by the local control plane device according to the context information of the user equipment, a radio bearer between the user equipment and a base station in which a current camping cell of the user equipment is located.

US Pat. No. 10,506,646

GENERATING SEQUENCED INSTRUCTIONS FOR CONNECTING THROUGH CAPTIVE PORTALS

Microsoft Technology Lice...

1. A system comprising:a memory area associated with the mobile computing device; and
a processor programmed to:
receive a request to connect to a network access point;
upon receiving the request to connect to the network access point, periodically testing connectivity for a connection for a pre-defined duration until the connection is established;
upon establishing the connection to a network through the network access point, capture data describing an interaction between a user of the mobile computing device and a network access point when establishing a connection to a network through the network access point;
selectively filter the captured data;
obfuscate personally identifiable information within the captured data; and
transmit the filtered and the obfuscated captured data.

US Pat. No. 10,506,643

BLUETOOTH CONNECTION ESTABLISHMENT

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A method of wirelessly connecting an accessory device to a host device, the method comprising:transmitting, by the accessory device, a plurality of advertising beacons over a wireless medium to the host device, wherein at least one of the plurality of advertising beacons comprises information identifying a time at which the accessory device will initiate a page scan to receive one or more pages from the host device;
initiating, by the accessory device, the page scan at the identified time, wherein the identified time is after the plurality of advertising beacons are transmitted;
receiving, by the accessory device, the one or more pages from the host device during the page scan; and
establishing a wireless connection with the host device in response to the received one or more pages.

US Pat. No. 10,506,642

METHOD FOR VERIFYING AUTHENTICITY, CONFIGURING NETWORK CREDENTIALS AND CRYPTOGRAPHIC KEYS FOR INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT) DEVICES USING NEAR FIELD COMMUNICATION (NFC)

1. A method for verifying authenticity and configuring credentials for a network and cryptographic keys for an internet of things (IoT) device using near field communication (NFC), the method comprising:receiving a login from a user on an NFC device;
authenticating the login of the user, retrieving a security key for the user and default credentials for the network;
continuously attempting to establish a connection with the network;
determining when the user taps the IoT device using an NFC connection of the NFC device, and reading unique identification information stored in an NFC EEPROM of the IoT device with the NFC connection to determine an authenticity of the IoT device; and
when the IoT device is determined to be authentic, writing data into the NFC EEPROM of the IoT device to be used to configure the IoT device, transferring the written data to an internal memory of the IoT device, erasing the written data from the NFC EEPROM of the IoT device, and sending an activation command to enable a radio transceiver of the IoT device, to make the IoT device available to the network.

US Pat. No. 10,506,640

DEVICE AND METHOD OF HANDLING SYSTEM INFORMATION

HTC Corporation, Taoyuan...

1. A communication device of handling system information (SI), comprising:a storage device, for storing instructions; and
a processing circuit, coupled to the storage device, wherein the processing circuit is configured to execute the instructions of:
acquiring a first SI broadcasted by a base station (BS);
initiating a first service after acquiring the first SI;
transmitting a SI request to the BS to request a second SI, in response to initiating the first service;
initiating a second service after acquiring the first SI; and
stopping transmitting the SI request to the BS in response to initiating the second service.

US Pat. No. 10,506,637

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SETTING NETWORK ALLOCATION VECTOR OF MULTI-USER TRANSMISSION

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for setting a Network Allocation Vector (NAV) or NAVs of multi-user transmission, comprising:receiving, by a first station, a response-requested multicast frame, and determining the first station as a response-requested destination station; and
determining, by the first station, a channel state by using a value of a network allocation vector which is not updated by the multicast frame.

US Pat. No. 10,506,633

METHOD FOR DETERMINING SIZE OF CONTENTION WINDOW, RADIO BASE STATION, AND MOBILE STATION

NTT DoCoMo, INC., Tokyo ...

1. A method for determining a size of a contention window, performed by a mobile station, comprising:obtaining data transmission information indicating whether data transmitted by the mobile station is new data or retransmitted old data; and
determining the size of the contention window to be used by the mobile station according to the data transmission information obtained within a predetermined time period,
wherein the determining the size of the contention window to be used by the mobile station according to the data transmission information obtained within a predetermined time period comprises:
determining whether or not a number of pieces of data transmission information indicating that data transmitted by the mobile station is retransmitted old data, which are obtained within the predetermined time period, is greater than a number threshold; and
when the number of pieces of data transmission information indicating that data transmitted by the mobile station is retransmitted old data, which are obtained within the predetermined time period, is greater than the number threshold, increasing the size of the contention window to be used by the mobile station, otherwise resetting the size of the contention window to be used by the mobile station to a minimum value.

US Pat. No. 10,506,629

BEAM REFINEMENT REFERENCE SIGNAL ENHANCEMENT FOR HIGHER MOBILITY SUPPORT

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication, comprising:transmitting, using a first base station beam, a first message to a user equipment (UE), the first message comprising a pre-grant communication and a plurality of downlink beam refinement reference signals;
receiving a second message from the UE in response to the first message, the second message comprising a pre-grant acknowledgment and a plurality of uplink beam refinement reference signals;
selecting a second base station beam based at least in part on the plurality of uplink beam refinement reference signals; and
transmitting, using the second base station beam, a third message to the UE, wherein a width of the second base station beam is less than a width of the first base station beam.

US Pat. No. 10,506,623

METHOD FOR TRIGGERING A BSR FOR SIDELINK DATA IN A D2D COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND DEVICE THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for a user equipment (UE) operating in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:configuring a sidelink logical channel;
receiving a sidelink data of the sidelink logical channel from upper layer;
checking whether the sidelink data of the sidelink logical channel is received from an eNB or not; and
triggering a buffer status reporting according to a result of the checking,
wherein if the sidelink data of the sidelink logical channel is received from the eNB, the buffer status reporting is not triggered, and
wherein the UE triggers the buffer status reporting when a certain time period is passed after the sidelink data of the sidelink logical channel is received from the eNB.

US Pat. No. 10,506,620

COMMUNICATION DEVICE

KYOCERA Corporation, Kyo...

1. A base station, comprising:a transmitter configured to transmit first information to a plurality of user devices, via a communication scheme in which communication is performed without synchronization between devices;
a receiver configured to receive second information as a response to reception of the first information from the plurality of user devices via the communication scheme; and
a controller, wherein
the transmitter is configured to transmit, to each of the plurality of user devices, transmission timing information for each of the plurality of user devices to designate a transmission timing of the second information,
the transmitter is configured to transmit, as the transmission timing information, dedicated information determined by the base station in accordance with a propagation delay between the base station and each user device,
the propagation delay for each user device is a difference between a transmission timing of a radio signal by that user device and a reception timing of the radio signal by the base station, and
the controller is configured to adjust a time length of the first information based on the propagation delay for each user device.

US Pat. No. 10,506,619

SCHEDULING APPARATUS AND METHOD USING VIRTUAL SLOT FRAME IN INDUSTRIAL WIRELESS NETWORK

1. A scheduling apparatus using a virtual slotframe in an industrial wireless sensor network, the scheduling apparatus comprising:a packet classifier configured to manage, in a list, a point in time when a packet is generated by referring to a packet transmission record;
a transmission record analyzer configured to analyze a traffic pattern on the basis of a list indicating the point in time when the packet was generated;
a virtual slotframe schedule generation manager configured to generate a virtual slotframe schedule according to the traffic pattern when the traffic pattern is classified;
a schedule converter and aggregator configured to perform a conversion and an aggregation for a direct link schedule that is to be used for TSCH (Time Slotted Channel Hopping) operation; a virtual slotframe schedule adjustment operation configured to perform, when a packet is received by a TSCH layer, predict a reception time of the packet through the analyzed traffic pattern, and decrease or increase allocated resources on the basis of a schedule accuracy value; and
a packet reception predictor configured to
predict a reception time of the packet through the traffic pattern when the packet is received by the TSCH layer, and in response to successfully predicting the reception, increase the schedule accuracy value and determine whether the accuracy value is smaller than or equal to a maximum value,
reduce the allocated resources when the accuracy value is smaller than or equal to the maximum value, and adjust the virtual slotframe schedule,
decrease the schedule accuracy value in response to unsuccessfully predicting the reception, and determine whether the accuracy value is smaller than or equal to a minimum value, and
unallocate the virtual slotframe schedule and adjust the virtual slotframe schedule when the accuracy value is smaller than or equal to the minimum value, and increase allocated resources and adjust the virtual slotframe schedule when the accuracy value is not smaller than or equal to the minimum value.

US Pat. No. 10,506,616

PRIORITIZING PREFERRED NETWORKS

CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS OP...

1. A computerized method for operating a computerized client device, the computerized method comprising:detecting a mobility state of the computerized client device, the mobility state corresponding to an amount of motion by the computerized client device in a presence of a wireless network;
obtaining one or more attributes relating to a plurality of wireless networks, the plurality of wireless networks comprising the wireless network, and the computerized client device being configured to connect to each of the plurality of wireless networks;
evaluating the mobility state and the one or more attributes;
determining, based at least in part on the evaluating, that the wireless network is a wireless network best suited for use by the computerized client device;
based on the determining that the wireless network is the best suited wireless network, elevating a priority associated with the wireless network; and
causing the computerized client device to establish data communication with the wireless network based, at least in part, on the elevating of the priority of the wireless network.

US Pat. No. 10,506,585

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

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting a sounding reference signal (SRS) by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless access system supporting a machine type communication (MTC), the method comprising:receiving, from an evolved Node B (eNB), a higher layer signal including an SRS transmission parameter configured for the UE;
receiving, from the eNB, a downlink channel including physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) scheduling information and a SRS request field requesting transmission of an aperiodic SRS;
repeatedly transmitting the aperiodic SRS based on the SRS request field and the SRS transmission parameter; and
repeatedly transmitting a PUSCH based on the PUSCH scheduling information,
wherein the SRS transmission parameter includes a number N of repetitions for the SRS,
wherein when the transmission of the aperiodic SRS overlaps with at least one of the transmissions of the PUSCH in a subframe, the transmission of the aperiodic SRS is dropped in the subframe, and
wherein the subframe in which the transmission of the aperiodic SRS is dropped is counted as a subframe in which the UE transmits the aperiodic SRS when the UE counts the number N of repetitions.

US Pat. No. 10,506,477

METHOD FOR SIGNALING IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND APPARATUS SUPPORTING SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

5. A user equipment (UE) comprising:a radio frequency (RF) transceiver that transmits and receives a radio signal; and
a processor operatively coupled to the RF transceiver,
wherein the processor is configured to:
start a prohibit timer related to transmission of power preference information; and
stop the prohibit timer based on whether the UE initiates a radio resource control (RRC) re-establishment procedure while the prohibit timer is running,
wherein, upon initiating the RRC re-establishment procedure, the UE disables the transmission of the power preference information and stops the prohibit timer.

US Pat. No. 10,506,442

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SOFT FREQUENCY REUSE IN A DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEM

DALI SYSTEMS CO. LTD., G...

1. A communication system comprising:a host unit;
a first central remote unit coupled to the host unit and operable to transmit and receive radio frequency (RF) communications using a first frequency band over a first geographic region corresponding to a central portion of a first cell;
one or more first outer remote units coupled to the host unit and operable to transmit and receive RF communications using a second frequency band over a second geographic region corresponding to an outer portion of the first cell, wherein the first frequency band is at least partially distinct from the second frequency band;
a second central remote unit coupled to the host unit and operable to transmit and receive RF communications using a third frequency band over a third geographic region corresponding to a second central portion of a second cell, wherein the second cell shares a border with the first cell; and
one or more second outer remote units coupled to the host unit and operable to transmit and receive RF communications using a fourth frequency band over a fourth geographic region corresponding to an outer portion of the second cell, wherein the third frequency band is at least partially distinct from the fourth frequency band.

US Pat. No. 10,506,306

EXTENDABLE PATCH PANEL

CommScope Connectivity Be...

1. An extendable telecommunications patch panel comprising:a. a plurality of interconnectable connection parts, each of the connection parts having a first side, a second side, a top end, and a bottom end and including:
i. a base portion located at the bottom end and extending between the first and second sides;
ii. an open frame portion extending from the base portion to the top end, the frame portion extending between the first and second sides, the open frame portion defined as a sidewall with an aperture for receiving a plurality of telecommunications components;
iii. a first connection feature located on the connection part first side; and
iv. a second connection feature located on the connection part second side;
v. the first connection feature being configured to interlock with the second connection feature of an adjacent connection part.

US Pat. No. 10,506,252

ADAPTIVE INTERPOLATION FILTERS FOR VIDEO CODING

Conversant Wireless Licen...

1. A method for encoding images in a digital video sequence, comprising:based on symmetry of statistical properties of the images in the digital video sequence, selecting an interpolation filter used in motion compensated prediction from the group consisting of:
a first filter type in which the same filter coefficients are used for the same distances of full-pixel positions to sub-pixel positions in both the horizontal and vertical directions;
a second filter type in which the same filter coefficients are used for the same distances of full-pixel positions to sub-pixel positions in the horizontal direction;
a third filter type in which the same filter coefficients are used for the same distances of full-pixel positions to sub-pixel positions in the vertical direction;
a fourth filter type in which the same filter coefficients are used for the same distances of full-pixel positions to sub-pixel positions in the horizontal direction, and in which the same filter coefficients are used for the same distances of full-pixel positions to sub-pixel positions in the vertical direction; and
a non-symmetrical filter type;
calculating coefficient values for the selected interpolation filter based on a minimization of energy of a prediction error signal; and
providing encoded data indicative of the digital video sequence for communication to a video decoder, the encoded data comprising information indicating:
the selected filter type for the interpolation filter;
the calculated coefficient values for the interpolation filter; and
a tap length indicating a number of the coefficient values of the interpolation filter.

US Pat. No. 10,505,950

SYSTEM, METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR MULTI-LAYER ENCRYPTION OF AN EFFICIENT BROADCAST MESSAGE

DARK MATTER L.L.C., Duba...

1. A method, comprising:identifying a message, by a computer processor, the message including data to be broadcasted to a plurality of recipients as well as identifiers of the plurality of recipients;
encrypting the message, by the computer processor, using a first encryption process to form a first header portion and a first data portion;
encrypting the message with the first data portion, by the computer processor, using a second encryption process to form a second header portion and a second data portion;
encrypting the first header portion, by the computer processor, using a third encryption process to form a third header portion; and
forming, by the computer processor, a multi-layer efficient broadcast message for broadcasting the data to the plurality of recipients, the multi-layer efficient broadcast message including the second header portion, the third header portion, and the second data portion;
wherein the first encryption process and the second encryption process are different encryption processes.

US Pat. No. 10,505,931

METHOD FOR AUTHENTICATING AN INTEGRATED CIRCUIT DEVICE

NXP B.V., Eindhoven (NL)...

1. A method comprising:provisioning, by an integrated circuit (IC) manufacturer, an IC device with a unique identification number (UID);
configuring the IC device to calculate a device-specific key (DSK) using the UID;
enabling an original device manufacturer to use the UID and a secure application separate from the IC device, to calculate a DSK for the IC device, the DSK calculated using the secure application being the same as the DSK calculated by the IC device;
providing the UID and the DSK calculated with the secure application separate from the IC device to a provider of an online service, wherein the original device manufacturer is separate from the provider of the online service; and
enabling the provider of the online service to authenticate the IC device using the UID and the DSK calculated with the secure application in response to the IC device accessing the online service.

US Pat. No. 10,505,890

NETWORK ACCESS METHOD, SYSTEM AND TERMINAL DEVICE, AND COMPUTER STORAGE MEDIUM

SANECHIPS TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A network access method, wherein a first terminal device is configured with one or more physical network interfaces, the method comprising:sending, by the first terminal device, an address resolution protocol (ARP) request to a second terminal device connected to the first terminal device through one of the physical network interfaces; and
accessing, by the first terminal device, an internal network when receiving a DHCP discovery packet or a router announcement request within a first preset time; and accessing, by the first terminal device, an external network when receiving a router announcement broadcast within the first preset time or not receiving a response information within the first preset time,
the method further comprises:
obtaining, by the first terminal device, user configuration information when detecting that the physical network interface has been connected to the second terminal device; and
sending, by the first terminal device, the ARP request to the second terminal device when determining that PPPoE dialing configuration information does not exist in the user configuration information.

US Pat. No. 10,505,888

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CLASSIFYING ELECTRONIC ACTIVITIES BASED ON SENDER AND RECIPIENT INFORMATION

People.ai, Inc., San Fra...

1. A method comprising:maintaining, by one or more processors, a plurality of node profiles corresponding to a plurality of unique entities, each node profile including a plurality of fields, each field of the plurality of fields including one or more values;
accessing, by the one or more processors, a plurality of electronic activities transmitted or received via electronic accounts associated with one or more data source providers, the one or more processors configured to update the plurality of node profiles using the plurality of electronic activities;
identifying, by the one or more processors, an electronic activity of the plurality of electronic activities to process;
determining, by the one or more processors, a relationship between a sender of the electronic activity and at least one recipient of one or more recipients of the electronic activity using the node profiles of the sender and the at least one recipient included in the plurality of node profiles;
assigning, by the one or more processors, a first tag to the electronic activity based on the relationship between the sender and the one or more recipients;
processing, by the one or more processors, the electronic activity based on the assigned first tag;
parsing, by the one or more processors, the electronic activity to determine whether to match the electronic activity to one or more record objects of a system of record corresponding to the data source provider; and
storing, by the one or more processors, in one or more data structures, an association between the electronic activity and a second tag, the second tag
i) indicating to match the electronic activity responsive to determining to match the electronic activity to at least one record object of the one or more record objects; or
ii) generated, responsive to matching the electronic activity to the at least one record object, based on information associated with the at least one record object.

US Pat. No. 10,505,796

NETWORK FUNCTION VIRTUALIZATION

Hewlett Packard Enterpris...

1. A method comprising:accessing definition data defining a virtual network function, the definition data comprising a plurality of object definitions representative of a plurality of components of the virtual network function;
instantiating the definition data to generate an instance of the virtual network function, including:
generating a representation of each of the plurality of components based on a respective one of the plurality of object definitions; and
applying one or more policy constraints to at least one of the generated representations to generate the instance; and
applying assignment logic to the generated instance to assign physical computing resources to the virtual network function,
wherein instantiating the definition data further includes:
for a first request to provision the virtual network function, applying a first set of policy constraints to at least one of the generated representations; and
for a second request to provision the virtual network function, applying a second set of policy constraints to at least one of the generated representations.

US Pat. No. 10,505,580

ANTENNA TUNING CONTROL USING GENERAL PURPOSE INPUT/OUTPUT DATA

STMicroelectronics (Tours...

1. A system, comprising:a first antenna configured to transmit or receive data;
a second antenna configured to transmit or receive data;
a first antenna tuning circuit configured to receive a plurality of first voltages for charging the first antenna;
a second antenna tuning circuit configured to receive a plurality of second voltages for charging the second antenna; and
a digital-to-analog converter configured to:
receive a control signal over a first communication channel, the control signal being transmitted in accordance with a binary protocol and the control signal indicating switching between the first and second antennas for data transmission or reception; and
receive data over a second communication channel different than the first communication channel, the data received being transmitted in accordance with a multilevel communication protocol that is different than the binary protocol;
determine the plurality of first and second voltages based on the received data;
identify a change in state, based on the control signal, that indicates data transmission or reception is switched between the first and second antennas; and
in response to the data transmission or reception switch, output the determined plurality of first voltages to the first antenna tuning circuit or the determined plurality of second voltages to the second antenna tuning circuit.

US Pat. No. 10,505,573

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ADAPTIVE AVERAGING IN FREQUENCY DOMAIN EQUALIZATION SYSTEMS

Aviat U.S., Inc., Milpit...

1. A system comprising:an antenna configured to receive a signal from a transmitting radio frequency unit, the signal including a preamble containing bits for a known sequence of a predetermined length; and
a modem configured to:
retrieve the preamble from the signal;
transform the preamble from a time domain into a frequency domain, the transforming the preamble into the frequency domain causing generation of preamble-based frequency points in the frequency domain;
group neighboring frequency points of the preamble-based frequency points in the frequency domain to generate one or more groups of neighboring preamble-based frequency points, each group of neighboring preamble-based frequency points including a particular number of neighboring preamble-based frequency points, the particular number being based on an amount of error in the signal;
generate a representative point in the frequency domain for each group of neighboring preamble-based frequency points;
compare each representative point to an expected frequency response in the frequency domain, the expected frequency response being based on the known sequence of the predetermined length in the frequency domain, the comparison to be used to determine an effect of nonlinear noise in the signal;
determine a correction filter based on the comparison to apply to data received by the antenna, the correction filter configured to reduce the effect of the nonlinear noise on the data;
transform the data received by the antenna from the time domain to the frequency domain;
apply the correction filter to the data in the frequency domain to create corrected data in the frequency domain;
transform the corrected data from the frequency domain back to the time domain; and
provide the corrected data for processing.

US Pat. No. 10,505,304

MOVABLE POWER CONNECTIONS FOR POWER SUPPLIES

Astec International Limit...

1. A power supply connection assembly comprising a power connector for mating with a complementary connector, a first conductor electrically coupled to the power connector, a plurality of second conductors electrically coupled to the first conductor, and a third conductor electrically coupled to the plurality of second conductors, wherein the plurality of second conductors each are flexible and attached to the first conductor and the third conductor, wherein the first conductor extends in a plane orthogonal to the power connector, and wherein the power connector is movable relative to the third conductor in at least one direction.

US Pat. No. 10,505,272

MULTI-STRUCTURE ANTENNA FOR MULTIBAND OPERATION

Fractus Antennas, S.L., ...

1. A wireless device comprising:a radiating system comprising:
a ground plane layer shaped to provide a clearance area in a cutout that extends into the ground plane layer along a perimeter thereof;
a radiofrequency system; and
a multi-structure antenna system disposed in the clearance area and comprising:
a branch structure comprising: a common conductive strip connected to the radiofrequency system and having first and second ends, wherein a distance between the first end of the common conductive strip and a nearest point on the ground plane layer to the first end of the common conductive strip is less than a distance between the second end of the common conductive strip and a nearest point on the ground plane layer to the second end of the common conductive strip; a first conductive branch extending from the common conductive strip into the clearance area; and a second conductive branch extending from the common conductive strip into the clearance area; and
a first radiation booster connected to the first conductive branch,
wherein the radiating system is configured to operate in more than one frequency band.

US Pat. No. 10,505,266

ANTENNA DEVICE

HARADA INDUSTRY CO., LTD....

1. An antenna device comprising:an antenna base including an opening and a plurality of first fitting portions located at an interval from each other at a side wall of the opening;
an antenna case secured to a first surface side of the antenna base;
an antenna element located in a space enclosed by the antenna base and the antenna case; and
an elastic member including a plurality of second fitting portions fittable with the plurality of first fitting portions and a rib provided on a second surface side opposite to the first surface side and protruding in a direction away from the antenna base.

US Pat. No. 10,505,259

MULTI-ELEMENT TELECOMMUNICATIONS ANTENNA

CSS Antenna, LLC (A JMA C...

1. An antenna operative to exchange signals in the broadband range of the electromagnetic spectrum, comprising:a conductive ground plane;
a pair of broadband radiators mounted to the conductive ground plane;
each pair of broadband radiators including first and second dipole elements having a length dimension and defining intersecting planes which cross along at least two points, the first dipole element tuned to a first broadband frequency and the second dipole element tuned to a second broadband frequency, the length dimension of the first dipole element being longer than the length dimension of the second dipole element;
wherein a straight line connecting the at least two points produce a line of intersection which is normal to the conductive ground plane,
wherein each of the first dipole elements of the broadband radiators defines a long segment to one side of the line of intersection and a short segment to the other side of the line of intersection such that that each first dipole element is asymmetric, and
wherein at least the first dipole element of one of the pairs of broadband radiators is spatially positioned relative to the respective first dipole element of the other of the pairs of broadband radiators to minimize electrical coupling therebetween.

US Pat. No. 10,505,248

COMMUNICATION CABLE HAVING A PLURALITY OF UNINSULATED CONDUCTORS FORMING INTERSTITIAL AREAS FOR PROPAGATING ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES THEREIN AND METHOD OF USE

1. A cable, comprising:a plurality of first uninsulated conductors; and
at least one second uninsulated conductor;
wherein the plurality of first uninsulated conductors and the at least one second uninsulated conductor are stranded together, wherein the plurality of first uninsulated conductors and the at least one second uninsulated conductor form a plurality of interstitial areas that are bounded by conductive surfaces of at least two of the plurality of first uninsulated conductors and the at least one second uninsulated conductor, and wherein at least one of the plurality of interstitial areas is configured to support a propagation of first guided electromagnetic waves within the cable without requiring any electrical return path.

US Pat. No. 10,505,182

LITHIUM ATTACHED ELECTRODES AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME

LICAP TECHNOLOGIES, INC.,...

1. A lithium (Li) attached electrode, comprising:a conductive substrate;
an active layer disposed on the conductive substrate;
one or more grooves formed in the active layer exposing a bare surface of the conductive substrate; and
one or more Li strips disposed in the one or more grooves on the exposed bare surface of the conductive substrate,
wherein the thickness of the one or more Li strips is greater than the thickness of the active layer such that the one or more Li strips protrude from the one or more grooves,
wherein the one or more Li strips have a length approximately equal to a length of the active layer.

US Pat. No. 10,505,171

METAL-AIR BATTERY

HITACHI ZOSEN CORPORATION...

1. A metal-air battery comprising:a tubular positive electrode centered on a predetermined central axis;
a negative electrode opposing an inner side surface of said positive electrode; and
an electrolyte layer disposed between said negative electrode and said positive electrode,
wherein said positive electrode includes:
a tubular positive electrode conductive layer centered on said central axis;
a positive electrode catalyst layer formed on an outer side surface of said positive electrode conductive layer and having lower electrical conductivity than said positive electrode conductive layer; and
a positive electrode current collector formed on an area of said outer side surface of said positive electrode conductive layer where an axially-extending gap is formed in said positive electrode catalyst layer does not exist, to be in direct contact with said outer side surface along said gap, and
a thickness in a radial direction of said positive electrode current collector is greater than a thickness in the radial direction of said positive electrode catalyst layer.

US Pat. No. 10,505,010

SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE BLOCKING LEAKAGE CURRENT AND METHOD OF FORMING THE SAME

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. A semiconductor device, comprising:a substrate including a first fin body and a second fin body spaced apart from the first fin body;
a device isolation layer disposed between the first and second fin bodies;
first and second epitaxial regions disposed on upper portions of the first and second fin bodies, respectively;
an air gap disposed between lower surfaces of the first and second epitaxial regions, the lower surfaces of the first and second epitaxial regions facing each other;
a spacer capping layer disposed between the device isolation layer, the first and second epitaxial regions, and the air gap; and
a contact assembly on the first and second epitaxial regions,
wherein the spacer capping layer includes an outer spacer capping layer and an inner spacer capping layer having an etch selectivity with respect to the outer spacer capping layer,
wherein the outer spacer capping layer includes a portion that is between the first and second epitaxial regions and has a top surface directly contacting a metal layer of the contact assembly, and
wherein the portion of the outer spacer capping layer is interposed between the contact assembly and the inner spacer capping layer such that the lower surface of the contact assembly is higher than an uppermost end of the inner spacer capping layer.

US Pat. No. 10,504,905

MEMORY ARRAYS

Micron Technology, Inc., ...

1. A memory array, comprising:a first access transistor, wherein the first access transistor comprises first and second source/drain regions and a first channel region between the first and second source/drain regions;
a second access transistor, wherein the first and second access transistors are arranged in a first direction, and wherein the second access transistor comprises third and fourth source/drain regions and a second channel region between the third and fourth source/drain regions;
a first wordline extending in the first direction apart from each of the first and second access transistors, wherein the first wordline includes a first horizontal region and a first projection projecting vertically from a part of the first horizontal region, and wherein the first projection overlaps the first channel region such that current flow along the first channel region is controlled by the first projection; and
a second wordline extending in the first direction apart from each of the first and second access transistors, wherein the second wordline includes a second horizontal region and a second projection projecting vertically from a part of the second horizontal region, and wherein the second projection overlaps the second channel region such that current flow along the second channel region is controlled by the second projection.

US Pat. No. 10,504,663

ELECTROCHEMICAL DEVICE

TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD., T...

1. An electrochemical device, comprising:a positive electrode having: a positive-electrode collector made of conductive material; and a positive-electrode active-material layer formed on the positive-electrode collector;
a negative electrode having: a negative-electrode collector made of conductive material and having a first principal face and a second principal face on an opposite side of the first principal face; a first negative-electrode active-material layer formed on the first principal face; and a second negative-electrode active-material layer which is formed intermittently on the second principal face and has a density of negative-electrode active material which is lower than that of the first negative-electrode active-material layer;
separators that insulate the positive electrode and the negative electrode; and
an electrolyte in which the positive electrode, negative electrode, and separators are immersed;
wherein an uncoated area of the second principal face where the second negative-electrode active-material layer is not formed has a first uncoated area where a metallic lithium is attached to, and thus electrically connected to, the uncoated area and immersed in the electrolyte, to pre-dope the first and second negative-electrode active-material layers with lithium ions, wherein the first and second negative-electrode active-material layers are pre-doped with lithium ions derived from the metallic lithium.

US Pat. No. 10,504,313

LOCKER SYSTEM ACCESS CONTROL

Deutsche Post AG, Bonn (...

1. An apparatus or system, the apparatus or system comprising at least one processor and at least one memory including computer program code, the at least one memory and the computer program code configured to, with the at least one processor, cause an apparatus or system at least to perform and/or control a method comprising:transmitting a challenge from a locker system to a mobile device;
receiving a response from the mobile device at the locker system, wherein the response has been generated by a backend system, which received the challenge from the mobile device, at least based on the challenge received by the backend system and on a first key stored at the backend system and has been transmitted to the mobile device;
checking at the locker system whether the received response has been generated under usage of at least the challenge and a key that corresponds to a second key stored at the locker system; and
granting access to a compartment of the locker system at least depending on a result of the checking.

US Pat. No. 10,504,293

AUGMENTING MULTI-VIEW IMAGE DATA WITH SYNTHETIC OBJECTS USING IMU AND IMAGE DATA

Fyusion, Inc., San Franc...

1. A method comprising:receiving a selection of an anchor location for a synthetic object to be placed within a multi-view image;
computing movements between a reference image and a target image using visual tracking information associated with the multi-view image;
generating a first synthetic image corresponding to a target view associated with the target image, wherein the first synthetic image is generated by placing the synthetic object at the anchor location using visual tracking information associated with the anchor location in the multi-view image and orienting the synthetic object using the inverse of the movements computed between the reference image and the target image, wherein the anchor location includes three-dimensional coordinates corresponding to 2D coordinates specified in the reference image along with a depth perpendicular to the plane of the reference image, the depth being triangulated, wherein generating the first synthetic image includes scaling the triangulated depth based on scale changes in the multi-view image; and
overlaying the first synthetic image on the target image to generate an augmented image from target view of the target image.

US Pat. No. 10,503,788

MAGNETIC SCORE ENGINE FOR A CO-LOCATION FACILITY

Equinix, Inc., Redwood C...

1. A method comprising:querying, by a magnetic score engine executing at a computing device, first telemetry data indicating one or more interconnections established between a network of a first co-location facility customer and respective networks of at least one additional co-location facility customer within at least one co-location facility operated by a co-location facility provider, wherein the one or more interconnections enable packet-based communications between the network of the first co-location facility customer and the respective networks of the at least one additional co-location facility customer, and wherein the first telemetry data indicates, for the first co-location facility customer, multi-factor data for one or more of a number of interconnections, network traffic, and revenue by the first co-location facility customer;
generating, by the magnetic score engine and based at least in part on the first telemetry data, a magnetic score for the first co-location facility customer by applying, by the magnetic score engine to the multi-factor data, a magnetic score model that specifies a first set of respective weights for factors of the multi-factor data, the magnetic score indicating an importance and a strength of attraction of the first co-location facility customer to the least one additional co-location facility customer being co-located at the at least one co-location facility; and
outputting, by the magnetic score engine and for display at a display device, the magnetic score for the first co-location facility customer.

US Pat. No. 10,503,719

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR UPDATING FIELD-VALUE PAIRS OF RECORD OBJECTS USING ELECTRONIC ACTIVITIES

PEOPLE.AI, INC., San Fra...

1. A method comprising:maintaining, by one or more processors, a plurality of node profiles corresponding to a plurality of unique entities, each node profile including a plurality of fields, each field of the plurality of fields including one or more values;
accessing, by the one or more processors, data from a plurality of electronic activities transmitted or received via electronic accounts associated with one or more data source providers, the one or more processors configured to update the plurality of node profiles using the plurality of electronic activities;
identifying, by the one or more processors, a record object of a plurality of record objects of one or more systems of record, the record object comprising one or more object field-value pairs including a stage field-value pair, the stage field-value pair including a stage field and a stage value selected from a plurality of stage values, each stage value of the plurality of stage values indicating a respective proximity to a completion of an event corresponding to the record object;
matching, by the one or more processors, an electronic activity of the plurality of electronic activities to the record object based on content of the electronic activity and the object field-value pairs of the record object;
identifying, by the one or more processors, from data of the electronic activity, one or more participants of the electronic activity matched to the record object;
determining, by the one or more processors, from a node profile of the plurality of node profiles corresponding to the at least one participant or from the content of the electronic activity, one or more of a title or a department of the at least one participant;
determining, by the one or more processors, that the title or the department of the at least one participant satisfies a stage updating policy, the stage updating policy including one or more rules for updating stage values of the stage field of the record object using the title or the department of the at least one participant; and
updating, by the one or more processors, responsive to determining that the title or the department of the at least one participant satisfies the stage updating policy, the stage field of the record object from a first stage value to a second stage value indicating a second proximity to the completion of the event.

US Pat. No. 10,503,245

RELATIVE INTERTIAL MEASUREMENT SYSTEM

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

15. A method, comprising:receiving inertial measurements from an inertial measurement device coupled with a user's head as the user indicates a desired control action in relation to a vehicle control of a vehicle in which the user is riding, wherein the inertial measurement device is configured to measure movement of the user's head as the user's head moves with the vehicle in which the user is riding, wherein the inertial measurement device is included in a head-mounted device, and wherein a display is coupled to the head-mounted device;
receiving inertial measurements from an additional inertial measurement device configured to measure movement of the vehicle in which the user is riding, wherein the additional inertial measurement device is configured to move with the vehicle in which the user is riding without moving with the user's head to which the inertial measurement device is coupled;
determining a relative movement of the user's head relative to a reference frame of the movement of the vehicle, wherein the relative movement of the user's head is determined based on differences between the inertial measurements received from the inertial measurement device and the inertial measurements received from the additional inertial measurement device; and
determining one or more control actions to be taken by a control system of the vehicle based on the determined relative movement of the user's head relative to a reference frame of the movement of the vehicle, wherein at least one of the one or more control actions is determined solely based on the determined relative movement of the user's head.

US Pat. No. 10,502,899

OUTDOOR AND/OR ENCLOSED STRUCTURE LED LUMINAIRE

IDEAL INDUSTRIES LIGHTING...

1. A luminaire, comprising:a plurality of optical waveguides disposed in side-by-side relationship and together at least partially defining a closed path;
wherein the optical waveguides distribute light at least partially about the closed path;
at least one LED associated with each optical waveguide and disposed at a first end of the associated optical waveguide;
wherein each optical waveguide comprises an inner surface and an outer surface, wherein the inner surface is oriented toward an interior of the closed path and the outer surface is oriented away from the closed path;
wherein the outer surface is a primary light emitting surface; and
a combination cover and heat transfer member that encloses the at least one LED associated with each optical waveguide.

US Pat. No. 10,502,497

CONSTANT CONDUCTANCE HEAT PIPE ASSEMBLY FOR HIGH HEAT FLUX

ADVANCED COOLING TECHNOLO...

1. A heat pipe assembly comprising at least one axial groove heat pipe, and at least one additional heat pipe with a porous wick in an evaporator, the evaporator being located remotely from the axial groove heat pipe and can accept a heat flux of at least 50 W/cm2, a condenser of the at least one additional heat pipe being attached to the axial groove heat pipe.

US Pat. No. 10,502,188

WIND-POWERED RECHARGING FOR A WEIGHT-SHIFTING COAXIAL HELICOPTER

Lockheed Martin Corporati...

1. An unmanned helicopter comprising:a propulsion system comprising:
a first rotor assembly comprising a first motor coupled to a first rotor, the first rotor comprising a plurality of first fixed-pitch blades; and
a second rotor assembly comprising a second motor coupled to a second rotor, the second rotor comprising a plurality of second fixed-pitch blades, wherein:
the second rotor is coaxial to the first rotor; and
the second motor is in stacked assembly with the first motor;
a fuselage comprising:
a power source; and
a controller; and
a gimbal assembly coupling the fuselage to the propulsion system, the gimbal assembly comprising:
a first gimbal motor configured to control pitch of the unmanned helicopter; and
a second gimbal motor being in stacked assembly with the first gimbal motor, the second gimbal motor being configured to control roll of the unmanned helicopter;
wherein the controller is communicably coupled to the first and second gimbal motors and is configured to provide instructions to at least one of the first or second gimbal motors in order to orient the plurality of first fixed-pitch blades and second fixed-pitch blades into a position that permits wind to rotate the first fixed-pitch blades and second fixed-pitch blades and thereby charge the power source.

US Pat. No. 10,501,858

SILVER-PLATED PRODUCT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME

DOWA METALTECH CO., LTD.,...

1. A silver-plated product comprising:a base material; and
a surface layer of silver which is formed on the base material and which has a purity of Ag of not less than 99.9% by weight,
wherein the silver-plated product has a reflection density of not less than 0.3, and
wherein the silver-plated product has a Vickers hardness Hv of not less than 110 after heating the silver-plated product at 50° C. for 168 hours as a heat-proof test.

US Pat. No. 10,501,857

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING BY LOCALIZED ELECTROCHEMICAL DEPOSITION

University of Cincinnati,...

1. A method of forming a 3-D structure, comprising:depositing a voxel or layer of metal in an electrolyte bath on a substrate by:
depositing a powder to form a layer of particulate material that covers said substrate,
moving said substrate relative to an electrode according to an electrode path based on a model of the 3-D structure, and
applying a localized electric field between said electrode and said substrate as said substrate is moved to selectively electrolytically deposit a metal binder present in said electrolyte bath on said layer of particulate material, said metal binder selectively binding said particulate material only where said metal binder is deposited to form said voxel or layer of metal; and
separating said electrode from said voxel or layer of metal and repeating said steps of depositing said powder to form another layer of particulate material that covers one or more previously formed voxels or layer of metal, moving said substrate, and applying said localized electric field multiple times to deposit multiple metal voxels or layers of metal binding said particulate material, thereby forming the 3-D structure without the use of a mask.

US Pat. No. 10,501,428

THYMOQUINONE DERIVATIVES FOR TREATMENT OF CANCER

United Arab Emirates Univ...

1. A compound of formula (I)
or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt or solvate thereof, wherein
R1 and R2 are selected from CH3 and isopropyl, wherein R1 and R2 are different;
X is NR3R4, wherein:
R3 is selected from H or —(CH2)2—OH; and
R4 is selected from H or —(C1-C4alkyl)R5, wherein:
R5 is selected from:
a) —OH,
b) phenyl substituted by 1-3 substituents independently selected from —CF3, —F, —OCH3, —NH2 and —SO2NH2,
c) a 5 or 6 membered heterocyclic ring having 1 or 2 hetero atoms selected from O and N, and wherein the heterocyclic ring is optionally substituted by 1-2 substituents independently selected from —OH and CH3,
d) a ring system having the formula of:
ande) NR6R7, wherein:
R6 is selected from H or CH3; and
R7 is selected from CH3, phenyl, and a ring system having the formula of:

wherein the ring system is optionally substituted by 1-2 substituent of CH3; and
Y is H,
wherein R3 and R4 are not both H.

US Pat. No. 10,501,203

COMBINED AIRCRAFT WING SCAN AND RUNWAY TURN-OFF LIGHT UNIT AND AIRCRAFT COMPRISING THE SAME

GOODRICH LIGHTING SYSTEMS...

1. Combined aircraft wing scan and runway turn-off light unit, comprising:a housing for mounting the combined aircraft wing scan and runway turn-off light unit to a side portion of a fuselage of an aircraft,
at least one light source, and
an optical system for shaping a light emission distribution of the combined aircraft wing scan and runway turn-off light unit,
wherein the light emission distribution comprises a first illumination region for illuminating a wing region of the aircraft and a second illumination region for illuminating a lateral forward airfield region,
wherein the at least one light source comprises a plurality of light sources having at least one first light source and at least one second light source,
wherein the optical system comprises at least one first optical system for directing the light from the at least one first light source to the first illumination region and at least one second optical system for directing the light from the at least one second light source to the second illumination region, and
wherein the at least one first light source, the at least one second light source, the at least one first optical system, and the at least one second optical system are stationary within the combined aircraft wing scan and runway turn-off light unit.

US Pat. No. 10,500,662

DEVICE FOR FEEDING A STREAM OF HOT GAS

ERSA GMBH, Wertheim (DE)...

1. A device for feeding a stream of hot gas to a printed circuit board in a soldering machine, the device comprising:a nozzle plate having a plurality of drilled holes and
a plurality of helical springs arranged on the nozzle plate, each helical spring forming a hot gas nozzle, wherein the drilled holes open into the hot gas nozzles.

US Pat. No. 10,500,534

AIR PERMEABLE VENT FILTER, AND HEADLIGHT ASSEMBLY COMPRISING SAME

AMOGREENTECH CO., LTD., ...

1. An air permeable vent filter comprising:a body formed of a spirally wound nanofiber web, the spirally wound nanofiber web being formed of electrospun and accumulated nanofibers, the electrospun and accumulated nanofibers being formed of a polymer material, and the spirally wound nanofiber web having a plurality of pores, whereby the body blocks liquid and foreign matters when air passes from one side of the body to the other side thereof; and
a hygroscopic filter disposed adjacent to the other side of the body, the hygroscopic filter including a flow path member and a hygroscopic agent, wherein the flow path member includes an air flow path through which the air flown from the other side of the body passes, and the hygroscopic agent is placed along the air flow path, whereby moisture in the air is absorbed by the hygroscopic agent,
wherein the flow path member comprises: a first flow path member; and a second flow path member, wherein the hygroscopic agent includes: a hygroscopic agent powder applied between the first flow path member and the second flow path member, and wherein the first flow path member and the second flow path member are spirally wound with the hygroscopic agent powder in-between to form the hygroscopic filter.

US Pat. No. 10,499,879

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DISPLAYING INTERSECTIONS ON ULTRASOUND IMAGES

General Electric Company,...

1. A method, comprising:rendering a three-dimensional (3D) image and at least one two-dimensional (2D) image from a 3D dataset;
generating a 3D model of at least a subset of the 3D dataset;
identifying intersections between the 3D image, the at least one 2D image, and the 3D model, the intersections including intersections between the 3D image and the at least one 2D image, intersections between the 3D image and the 3D model, and intersections between the at least one 2D image and the 3D model;
displaying the 3D model with the intersections between the 3D image and the 3D model and the intersections between the at least one 2D image and the 3D model superimposed on the 3D model;
displaying the at least one 2D image with the intersections between the 3D image and the at least one 2D image and the intersections between the at least one 2D image and the 3D model superimposed on the at least one 2D image; and
displaying the 3D image with the intersections between the 3D image and the at least one 2D image and the intersections between the 3D image and the 3D model superimposed on the 3D image.

US Pat. No. 10,499,845

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ANALYSING AN IMAGE

SINGAPORE UNIVERSITY OF T...

1. A method for analysing analyzing an image of a lesion on the skin of a subject, the method comprising:(a) identifying the lesion in the image by differentiating the lesion from the skin;
(b) segmenting the image; and
(c) selecting a feature of the image and comparing the selected feature to a library of pre-determined parameters of the feature, wherein the feature of the lesion belongs to any one selected from the group: colour, border, asymmetry and texture of the image,
(d) quantifying the color variation and border irregularity of the image of the lesion, wherein the irregularity of the border is determined by:
(a) providing lines along the border;
(b) determining the angles between two adjacent lines; and
(c) determining the average and variance of the angles,
wherein the number of lines chosen is any number 8, 12, 16, 20, 24 or 28.

US Pat. No. 10,499,707

ARTICLES OF FOOTWEAR HAVING A LENO WOVEN UPPER WITH A BLADDER COMPONENT

Reebok International Limi...

1. An article of footwear comprising:a sole;
an upper comprising a leno woven fabric having a continuous leno weave pattern of a plurality of warp yarns extending in a longitudinal direction and a plurality of weft yarns extending in a transverse direction, wherein the leno woven fabric comprises a first portion and a second portion; and
an inflatable bladder disposed on the upper, wherein the inflatable bladder is disposed on the first portion of the leno woven fabric,
wherein the weft yarns comprise an elastic material,
wherein the first portion of the leno woven fabric comprises a first leno weave pattern comprising a first degree of stretchability, and the second portion of the leno woven fabric comprises a second leno weave pattern comprising a second degree of stretchability greater than the first degree of stretchability.

US Pat. No. 10,506,736

REMOTE RADIO UNIT AND ACTIVE ANTENNA SYSTEM

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A remote radio unit, comprising:a housing, a ventilation air channel and a circuit component, wherein
the housing is a cavity;
the ventilation air channel passes through the housing, a top end of the ventilation air channel is connected to a top end surface of the housing in a sealed manner, and a bottom end of the ventilation air channel is connected to a bottom end surface of the housing in a sealed manner;
the circuit component is disposed inside the cavity, and is in contact with an external surface of a side wall of the ventilation air channel, wherein heat generated by the circuit component is dissipated through the ventilation air channel; and
a cable exit mechanism, wherein the cable exit mechanism comprises a first connector disposed on the bottom end surface of the housing, and a second connector disposed on the top end surface of the housing, wherein the first connector is configured to couple the circuit component and a base band unit (BBU), and the second connector is configured to couple the circuit component and an antenna element.

US Pat. No. 10,506,734

INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM HAVING SYNCHRONIZED POWER LOSS DETECTION ARMED STATE

Dell Products, LP, Round...

1. An information handling system comprising:a plurality of power supply units to provide power to components within the information handling system, wherein the components include a plurality of servers within the information handling system;
a first chassis management controller to communicate with the power supply units and with the servers, the first chassis management controller to calculate a first number of power supply units needed to provide power to the components of the information handling system, to store the first number of power supply units in first monitor circuitry of the first chassis management controller, and to assert a first chassis armed signal to the servers in response to a detection that the first number of power supply units is greater than zero; and
a second chassis management controller to communicate with the power supply units, with the first chassis management controller, and with the servers, the second chassis management controller to receive the first number of power supply units from the first chassis management controller, to store the first number of power supply units in second monitor circuitry of the second chassis management controller, and to assert a second chassis armed signal to the servers in response to a detection that the first number of power supply units is greater than zero, wherein the servers operate in a persistent memory mode in response to reception of at least one of the first and second chassis armed signals.

US Pat. No. 10,506,733

INTERNALLY WIRELESS DATACENTER RACK

MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES, LT...

1. An internally wireless datacenter rack configured to support datacenter computing equipment, the datacenter rack comprising:a housing configured to receive at least:
a first networking box comprising a printed circuit board assembly, and one or more wireless connectors in electrical communication with the printed circuit board assembly, wherein the one or more wireless connectors are configured to convert between electrical signals and wireless signals and are configured to transmit and receive wireless signals, and
a second networking box comprising a printed circuit board assembly, and one or more wireless connectors in electrical communication with the printed circuit board assembly, wherein the one or more wireless connectors are configured to convert between electrical signals and wireless signals and are configured to transmit and receive wireless signals; and
a wireless free space region disposed within the housing, the wireless free space region comprising:
a wireless reflective backplane configured to allow free space wireless communication, wherein the wireless reflective backplane is configured to reflect wireless signals between the one or more wireless connectors disposed on the first networking box and the one or more wireless connectors disposed on the second networking box,
wherein the housing further defines a backplane wall and at least one support wall located within the housing, wherein in an instance in which the first and second networking boxes are received within the housing, the support wall is located a first distance from a first end of the first networking box and a first end of the second networking box, and the backplane wall is located a second distance from a second end of the first networking box and a second end of the second networking box, wherein the second distance is larger than the first distance.

US Pat. No. 10,506,732

MEDIA-TIGHT CONTROL DEVICE FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE CONTROL DEVICE

VITESCO TECHNOLOGIES GERM...

1. A control device in a motor vehicle, comprising:a housing cover including a peripheral edge region;
a planar, electrical connecting apparatus with integrated conductor tracks;
a connecting seam formed by cohesively connecting the edge region of the housing cover to the connecting apparatus so as to form the connecting seam, the housing cover forms a cavity with the connecting apparatus;
at least one electronic component within the cavity, wherein the at least one electronic component is electrically connected to electronic components outside the cavity by way of the connecting apparatus; and
wherein the housing cover is encapsulated by injection molding in a media-tight manner by a polymer beyond the peripheral edge region,
wherein the connecting apparatus is designed as a separate circuit carrier in an interior of the cavity,
wherein the at least one electronic component which is electrically connected to electronic components outside the cavity by a separate printed circuit board is arranged on the separate circuit carrier, and
wherein the separate circuit carrier and the separate printed circuit board are arranged on a common carrier plate which projects beyond the peripheral edge region of the housing cover.

US Pat. No. 10,506,731

DISPLAY ASSEMBLY, ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR ASSEMBLING THE SAME

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A display assembly, comprising:a frame comprising a bottom plate and a side wall extending from a periphery of the bottom plate;
a display panel comprising a top surface and a bottom surface, the bottom surface of the display panel being attached on one surface of the bottom plate;
a cover plate comprising a rear surface, a front surface and a side surface, the side surface being connected between the rear surface and the front surface, the rear surface of the cover plate being attached to the top surface of the display panel, the display panel and the cover plate being surrounded by the side wall of the frame, the side wall of the frame and the side surface of the cover plate cooperatively defining a gap, the gap having a width between the side wall of the frame and the side surface of the cover plate, wherein the width of the gap increases along a direction from the side surface toward the bottom plate; and
an adhesive being filled in the gap to bond the side surface of the cover plate to the side walk;
wherein the side surface of the display panel and the side wall of the frame cooperatively define another gap, the another gap is communicated with the gap between the side wall of the frame and the side surface of the cover plate, and the adhesive is filled in the another gap to bond the side surface of the display panel to the side wall.

US Pat. No. 10,506,728

HOUSING WITH SECURE OPENING

1. A housing comprising a box closed by a cover, a detector device for detecting the presence of the cover, and an electrical power supply to which the detector device is connected, the housing being characterized in that the detector device comprises a pushbutton in register with a portion of the cover, and a monostable relay having a core that is movable between a retracted position towards which the core is urged resiliently, and an extended position towards which the core is driven by a control unit arranged to detect the state of the pushbutton, a spring blade being fastened to the end of the core so as to have a free end that is spaced apart from the pushbutton when the core is in the retracted position and that is in register with the pushbutton when the core is in the extended position, said portion of the cover coming to press against the blade when the cover is present so that the blade is deformed and actuates the pushbutton, the blade including a portion in relief for co-operating with said portion of the cover, the blade and said portion of the cover being arranged in such a manner that when the cover is in position on the box, said portion of the cover holds the core in the extended position even when the relay is no longer powered and opposes neither the core reaching the extended position nor the pushbutton being actuated by the blade when the core is driven to its extended position from its retracted position.

US Pat. No. 10,506,727

QUICK MOUNTING JUNCTION BOX FOR A CEILING FAN

1. A quick mounting junction box for connecting a power source and a ceiling fan motor of a ceiling fan, comprising:a circuit board including a mounting portion which is formed on a major surface of said circuit board, and a power connecting portion and a motor connecting portion which are connected with said mounting portion and which are formed adjacent to a side edge of said major surface of said circuit board;
a power source connector disposed on said power connecting portion to be electrically connected with the power source;
a motor connector disposed on said motor connecting portion to be electrically connected with the ceiling fan motor; and
an electric unit including a start capacitor which is disposed on said mounting portion and which is electrically connected with said power source connector and said motor connector through said circuit board, and a positive and reverse switch which is disposed on said mounting portion and spaced apart from said start capacitor, and which is electrically connected with said power source connector and said motor connector through said circuit board.

US Pat. No. 10,506,725

ALIGNMENT MARK, CIRCUIT BOARD AND DISPLAY DEVICE

BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO.,...

1. A circuit board, comprising a base, on which a bonding area is provided, wherein at least two alignment marks and a plurality of second golden fingers are provided in the bonding area, the second golden fingers are spaced apart from each other, each of the at least two alignment marks is configured to position the circuit board during a bonding process and consists of a plurality of first gold fingers provided in the bonding area of the circuit board, each of the plurality of first gold fingers of the alignment mark has an identical pattern, each of the plurality of first gold fingers has an even width throughout an entire body of each finger, and the plurality of first gold fingers are spaced apart from and parallel to each other, wherein the circuit board further comprises, in the bonding area, a rectangular box configured to distinguish the plurality of first gold fingers from the plurality of second golden fingers and surround the plurality of first gold fingers of one of the at least two alignment marks, and each of the plurality of first gold fingers has a shape different from that of each of the plurality of second golden fingers.

US Pat. No. 10,506,724

ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT BOARD

YAZAKI CORPORATION, Mina...

1. An electronic circuit board comprising:a plurality of hard rigid board portions, the plurality of hard rigid board portions including at least two hard rigid board portions, each of the plurality of hard rigid board portions including an insulator and a conductive circuit pattern and which electrically connects a mounted electronic component to the conductive circuit pattern; and
at least one soft flexible board portion including an insulator and a conductive circuit pattern electrically connected to each of the conductive circuit patterns of the at least two hard rigid board portions among the plurality of hard rigid board portions, the at least one soft flexible board portion being integrated with the at least two hard rigid board portions, wherein
the insulator of the at least one soft flexible board portion includes a through-hole positioned where the conductive circuit pattern of the at least one flexible board portion is not stacked, and
wherein the at least one soft flexible portion is more flexible than each of the plurality of hard rigid board portions.

US Pat. No. 10,506,723

ENHANCED SUBSTRATE INCLUDES A CARBENE-COATED METAL FOIL LAMINATED TO A SUBSTRATE THAT INCLUDES GLASS FIBER IMPREGNATED WITH A BASE POLYMER

International Business Ma...

1. An enhanced substrate comprising:a substrate, wherein the substrate comprises glass fiber impregnated with a base polymer, and wherein the base polymer comprises a vinyl-containing resin;
a carbene-coated metal foil laminated to the substrate, wherein the carbene-coated metal foil comprises a conductive surface treated with an N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC) compound comprising a matrix-reactive pendant group, wherein the matrix-reactive pendant group of the NHC compound enhances bonding of the carbene-coated metal foil to the base polymer by crosslinking into the vinyl-containing resin of the base polymer, and wherein the NHC compound is a NHC precursor represented by the following formula: