US Pat. No. 10,510,504

FORCE AMPLIFIED LOW PRESSURE DEPTH ACTIVATED SWITCH

Eagle Technology, LLC, M...

1. A submersible switch, comprising:an internal switch disposed in a body of the submersible switch;
a cap rotatably coupled to the body and having a semi-rigid top wall that
deflects towards a center of the submersible switch when hydrostatic pressure is applied thereto, and
directly applies a pushing force onto an actuator of the internal switch so as to cause an operational state change of the submersible switch;
wherein the body comprises a protruding portion located in proximity to the semi-rigid top wall of the cap; and
wherein a distance between the protruding portion of the body and the semi-rigid top wall of the cap is selected so that the semi-rigid top wall remains exclusively in an elastic region of a curve representing the semi-rigid top walls stress-strain relationship while the submersible switch is in use at any given depth.

US Pat. No. 10,509,001

DEVICE FOR THE NMR ANALYSIS OF SUBSTANCES IN A SAMPLE, RESPIRATORY GAS ANALYSIS DEVICE, FUEL SENSOR AND METHOD

Robert Bosch GmbH, Stutt...

1. A device for analysis of substances in a sample based on a measurement of magnetic nuclear spin resonances, comprising:a magnetic field device configured to generate a magnetic field; and
at least one magnetic field sensor configured to detect magnetic resonances induced in the sample by the magnetic field, the at least one magnetic field sensor including at least one sensitive component having diamond structures, the diamond structures including nitrogen vacancy centers,
wherein the at least one sensitive component has needle structures or tube structures configured for surface enlargement.

US Pat. No. 10,510,439

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING HEALTHCARE INFORMATION

UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA (US...

1. An apparatus programmed for processing healthcare information, the apparatus comprising:an electronic computer processor;
an electronic screen display operatively associated with the processor, the processor programmed for:
displaying data associated with a patient on the screen display, and
navigating from a first screen to a second screen displayed on the screen display, wherein only one screen is visible on the screen display at any point in time, in response to receiving a manual swipe on the screen display from a user; and
the processor further programmed to:
receive data from across multiple computer systems containing information associated with the selected patient data,
capture data associated with multiple events associated with the selected patient data from the multiple computer systems, wherein the events include a plurality of micro-events,
display on the screen display:
a list of providers associated with the selected patient data,
at least one graph representative of an interaction between two or more of the multiple computer systems and the selected patient data, wherein at least one of the interactions describes a relationship between a plurality of providers and the selected patient data,
data indicative of provider availability within a clinical situation involving provider data stored in the multiple computer systems,
a graphical representation of at least one latent tie associated with provider data contained in the multiple computer systems and the selected patient data, wherein the latent tie exists in a deactivated state until the latent tie is activated by receiving data indicating communication between or among at least a portion of the providers,
a graphical representation of at least one direct tie associated with provider data contained in the multiple computer systems and the selected patient data, wherein the direct ties and the latent ties are either permanent or transient for a period related to a specific episode of care, and
a graphical representation of at least one meta-event associated with occurrence of a plurality of the captured micro-event data,
follow across multiple communication platforms and adjust a preferred communication mode according to a currently utilized device associated with the selected patient data,
capture at least a portion of the patient data through multiple external interfaces associated with the multiple computer systems,
receive at least a portion of the patient data from at least one application specific listener programmed to translate application events to at least one of the external interfaces, and,
connect, through a load balanced web farm, to a highly available database through a database interface for accessing at least a portion of the patient data.

US Pat. No. 10,512,021

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING CONTINUOUS COMMUNICATIONS ACCESS TO SATELLITES IN GEOCENTRIC, NON-GEOSYNCHRONOUS ORBITS

Kepler Communications Inc...

1. A system for providing communications access to satellites, the system comprising:a plurality of network satellites surrounding Earth each in one of a plurality of orbital planes, each orbital plane having coplanar network satellites of the plurality of network satellites, wherein network satellites in all adjacent orbital planes traverse the respective orbital planes in opposite directions from each other,
each network satellite further includes a respective communications subsystem configured to communicate with an adjacent coplanar network satellite of the plurality of network satellites and configured to communicate with at least one external device which is external to the plurality of network satellites,
wherein the at least one external device includes at least one ground station,
wherein the at least one ground station is part of a plurality of ground stations which are inter-connected through a terrestrial communications network,
wherein each network satellite is configured to communicate with an adjacent network satellite in an adjacent orbital plane only via the at least one ground station.

US Pat. No. 10,512,130

MULTI-STRING LED DRIVERS AND CURRENT SWITCHING TECHNIQUES

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A circuit comprising:a first source;
a second source;
a set of drivers, each of the set of drivers comprising:
a set of first transistors, each first transistor coupled to a pulse-width modulation (PWM) signal;
a first resistor;
a second transistor, the second transistor coupled to the set of first transistors and the first resistor;
a third transistor, the third transistor coupled to the second transistor and the second source; and
an operational amplifier coupled to the second transistor; and
a set of strings of series-connected light emitting diodes (LEDs), wherein the set of strings of series-connected LEDs is coupled to the set of drivers and the first source, such that a respective one of the set of drivers is configured to connect to any one of the set of strings of series-connected LEDs.

US Pat. No. 10,507,421

FILTER ELEMENT WITH DEPRESSED SIDE PORTION

Cummins Filtration IP, In...

1. A filter element, comprising:a filter media formed in a closed loop, the closed loop defining a hollow interior extending along a longitudinal axis between a first end of the filter media and a second end of the filter media; and
an outer surface surrounding a perimeter of the filter element, the outer surface defined by a substantially circular first portion and at least one second portion, the first portion being substantially circular at a selected height of the filter media, the at least one second portion being depressed relative to a circle defined by the substantially circular first portion at the selected height, the at least one second portion being substantially flat and extending between circumferential ends of the first portion.

US Pat. No. 10,509,870

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DEPLOYING INDUSTRIAL PLANT SIMULATORS USING CLOUD COMPUTING TECHNOLOGIES

1. A network cloud based simulation system for simulating operation of a process control network as connected within a process plant, the simulation system comprising:a local supervisor module configured to collect from the process plant a first state variable indicative of a configuration of the process control network and a second state variable indicative of a process operation;
a remote simulation module communicatively coupled to the local supervisor module via a network cloud system, the remote simulation module being configured to (i) use one or more simulated process variable signals to produce one or more simulated control signals to provide a simulated process control network that represents a simulation of the operation of the process control network as connected within the process plant, (ii) implement a process model that is communicatively coupled to the simulated process control network to produce the one or more simulated process variable signals using the one or more simulated control signals, (iii) periodically configure the simulated process control network with the first state variable, and (iv) periodically update the process model using the second state variable,
wherein the local supervisor module is further configured to function as a single consolidated access point to bridge communications between the process control network and the network cloud system, and
wherein the remote simulation module is further configured to store the first and second state variables as part of the network cloud system by communicating exclusively with the local supervisor module.

US Pat. No. 10,506,900

PAPER TOWEL ROLL HOLDER

1. A paper towel roll holder comprising:a clamp, an upper arm, and a lower arm;
wherein the clamp is cylindrical and is oriented vertically, defining a top and a bottom of the clamp;
wherein a gap runs longitudinally from the top to the bottom defining a first edge of the clamp and a second edge of the clamp;
wherein a diameter of the clamp is approximately the same as a diameter of a pole of a patio umbrella;
wherein the clamp is held in place by friction between the pole and an inside surface of the clamp;
wherein the gap has a width which is measured from the first edge to the second edge;
wherein the width is between ? and 1/10 of a circumference of the clamp;
wherein the upper arm is an L-shaped, flexible member;
wherein one end of the upper arm attaches to an outside surface of the clamp near the top of the clamp and at a point directly opposite the gap;
wherein the upper arm extends in a direction away from a center of the clamp for a first distance before turning and extending downwards for a second distance.

US Pat. No. 10,510,402

MITIGATING WRITE DISTURBANCE IN DUAL PORT 8T SRAM

Synopsys, Inc., Mountain...

1. A static random access memory (SRAM) device, the SRAM device comprising a plurality of dual-port SRAM cells arranged in rows and columns, each SRAM cell comprising:a pair of cross-coupled inverters having a first data port coupled to a first word line, a first bit line, and a first bit-complement line, and further having a second data port coupled to a second word line, a second bit line, and a second bit-complement line,
wherein the first bit line is connected to a first data terminal through a first data transmission switch responsive to a first port write signal, and to a second data terminal through, in series, a second data transmission switch responsive to a second port write signal and a first cross-connect switch responsive to a write disturb enable signal,
wherein the second bit line is connected to the second data terminal through a third data transmission switch responsive to the second port write signal, and to the first data terminal through, in series, a fourth data transmission switch responsive to the first port write signal and a second cross-connect switch responsive to the write disturb enable signal,
wherein the first bit-complement line is connected to a first data-complement terminal through a fifth data transmission switch responsive to the first port write signal, and to a second data-complement terminal through, in series, a sixth data transmission switch responsive to the second port write signal and a third cross-connect switch responsive to the write disturb enable signal, and
wherein the second bit-complement line is connected to the second data-complement terminal through a seventh data transmission switch responsive to the second port write signal, and to the first data-complement terminal through, in series, an eighth data transmission switch responsive to the first port write signal and a fourth cross-connect switch responsive to the write disturb enable signal.

US Pat. No. 10,508,874

AUTOMATIC SPENT MAGAZINE EJECTION AND CONTROL GROUP

9579087 Canada Inc., Nor...

1. An ammunition magazine for use with a firearm, said firearm comprising a lower receiver and a magazine catch for attaching the ammunition magazine to the lower receiver,said ammunition magazine comprising a container body for carrying ammunition cartridges, said container body having a bottom end defined by a bottom door, a side wall extending upwards from the bottom door an open top end which is attachable to the lower receiver by the magazine catch,
said ammunition magazine comprising a follower positioned inside the container body, and a follower spring positioned between the follower and the bottom door, wherein the follower spring provides force to bias the follower and the bottom door so that the follower moves up the side wall as ammunition cartridges are used,
wherein said follower further comprises an outwardly extending protrusion, said protrusion making contact with and moving the magazine catch when the last ammunition cartridge has been stripped from the ammunition magazine and the follower has moved up above the open top end of the ammunition magazine, such that the ammunition magazine is detachable from the lower receiver.

US Pat. No. 10,512,153

HIGH FREQUENCY CIRCUIT

MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPO...

1. A high frequency circuit comprising: a substrate that includes a first dielectric layer having an opening which penetrates the first dielectric layer in a layer thickness direction, second dielectric layers laminated on a lower surface and an upper surface of the first dielectric layer, and a plurality of conductor layers provided in the first dielectric layer and at least one of the second dielectric layers; a first high frequency device that is placed within the opening, the first high frequency device being installed such that a device back surface opposite a terminal surface is thermally and closely connected to a conductor layer for heat dissipation out of the plurality of conductor layers, the conductor layer for heat dissipation provided at a lower surface side of the first dielectric layer, and terminals on the terminal surface are electrically connected to terminal conductor layers out of the plurality of conductor layers through a first via hole provided in the at least one of the second dielectric layers, the terminal conductor layers being formed on an upper surface side of the first dielectric layer; and a second high frequency device that is installed such that a terminal surface thereof faces a surface layer of the upper surface side of the first dielectric layer in the substrate and that the terminals on the terminal surface are electrically connected to the terminal conductor layers, wherein the first and second high frequency devices are disposed at different positions in a planar direction on the substrate, and wherein signal terminals of the first and second high frequency devices are separated by a ground terminal.

US Pat. No. 10,510,721

MOLDED CHIP COMBINATION

Advanced Micro Devices, I...

1. A molded chip combination, comprising:a first semiconductor chip having a first PHY region;
a second semiconductor chip having a second PHY region;
an interconnect chip interconnecting the first PHY region to the second PHY region;
a first molding layer laterally joining together the first semiconductor chip and the second semiconductor chip;
a second molding layer at least partially encapsulating the interconnect chip; and
a polymer layer positioned between the first molding layer and the second molding layer.

US Pat. No. 10,512,163

ELECTRONIC COMPONENT MOUNTING BOARD

TDK CORPORATION, Tokyo (...

1. An electronic component mounting board comprising:a circuit board having (1) a wiring layer that includes a first insulating layer, a second insulating layer, and a conductor layer between the first insulating layer and the second insulating layer and (2) a recess in a main surface of one side of the circuit board, the main surface being on a same side of the conductor layer as the first insulating layer;
a passive component located in the recess;
an active component arranged above the passive component and the main surface of the one side of the circuit board and connected to the passive component; and
a shield layer formed of a material containing a magnetic material and provided between a bottom surface of the recess and a lower surface of the passive component;
wherein the recess extends through the first insulating layer and the conductor layer such that the bottom surface of the recess is the second insulating layer.

US Pat. No. 10,512,122

ELECTRICAL CARTRIDGE TYPE HEATER WITH TEMPERATURE MONITORING AND ELECTRICAL HEATER WITH TEMPERATURE MONITORING

1. An electrical cartridge heater comprising:an outer jacket with an interior space;
an electrical heating element arranged in said interior space of said outer jacket, said heating element being formed in a cylindrical shape, said electrical heating element being arranged in a meandering pattern with said meandering pattern being arranged on a circumferential surface of said cylindrical shape;
a temperature monitoring device arranged in said interior space of said outer jacket, said temperature monitoring device comprising a wire or tube arranged in a meandering pattern, said temperature monitoring device in said meandering pattern being formed in a cylindrical shape with said meandering pattern being arranged on a circumferential surface of said cylindrical shape, said cylindrical shape of said temperature monitoring device being arranged coaxial with said cylindrical shape of said electrical heating element, said cylindrical shape of said temperature monitoring device being arranged radially inside said cylindrical shape of said electrical heating element, said wire or tube being made of a material that has an electrical resistance that increases with increased temperature, with a positive temperature coefficient, or that has an electrical resistance that decreases with increased temperature, with a negative temperature coefficient, an absolute value of the temperature coefficient of the electrical resistance being greater than 800 ppm/K, between 20° C. and 105° C.;
an electrically non-conducting filler arranged between each of said outer jacket, said electrical heating element and said temperature monitoring device.

US Pat. No. 10,512,088

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ALLOCATING WIRELESS RESOURCE IN ORDER TO PREVENT INTERFERENCE IN WIRELESS LAN

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for allocating wireless resources in a wireless local area network (WLAN), the method comprising:receiving, by a station (STA), a physical protocol data unit (PPDU) including a signal field and a data field from an access point (AP) based on an entire bandwidth,
wherein a plurality of resource units (RUs) are allocated for the entire bandwidth based on orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA),
wherein the plurality of RUs includes a basic tone unit (BTU) and a small tone unit (STU) having a number of tones being less than that of the BTU, and
wherein when two STUs are allocated contiguously to direct current (DC) tones of the entire bandwidth, the two STUs are defined as a logical RU; and
decoding, by the STA, the signal field to determine an RU for the STA,
wherein the data field is decoded based on the two STUs when the RU is the logical RU.

US Pat. No. 10,509,626

HANDLING OF LOSS OF PAIRING BETWEEN NETWORKED DEVICES

1. Tangible, non-transitory computer-readable media comprising instructions encoded therein, wherein the instructions, when executed by one or more processors, cause a networked microphone device to perform a method comprising:receiving a voice command via the networked microphone device, wherein the networked microphone device is configured to receive voice commands for a media playback system, wherein the media playback system comprises a primary media playback device configured to provide a first feedback in response to voice commands received via the networked microphone device;
determining that the primary media playback device is not available to provide the first feedback in response to the voice command;
in response to determining that the primary media playback device is not available to provide the first feedback in response to the voice command, (i) selecting a fallback device from one or more media playback devices configured to play back media content in synchrony with the primary media playback device, and (ii) causing the fallback device to provide a second feedback in response to the voice command;
determining that the fallback device is no longer configured to play back media content in synchrony with the primary media playback device; and
selecting a secondary fallback device from the one or more media playback devices configured to play back media content in synchrony with the primary media playback device.

US Pat. No. 10,512,085

COMMUNICATION SYSTEM USING A PREDETERMINED FIRST CARRIER IN A FIRST CELL AND A SECOND CARRIER IN A SECOND CELL

Mitsubishi Electric Corpo...

1. A communication system comprising:a base station device and a communication terminal device configured to communicate with each other in a first cell configured on a plurality of predetermined first carriers,
wherein the base station device includes a second cell configured on a second carrier different from the plurality of first carriers, and the base station device and the communication terminal device are configured to communicate with each other in the second cell configured on the second carrier,
the second carrier is associated with the plurality of first carriers, the first carriers belonging to the same frequency band as a frequency band of the second carrier,
an associated carrier, being one of the plurality of first carriers associated with the second carrier, is used in notifying the communication terminal device of carrier information, the carrier information being information on the second carrier, the associated carrier being determined based on the communication terminal device.

US Pat. No. 10,512,138

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SELF LEARNING AMBIENT LIGHT SENSORS

SIGNIFY NORTH AMERICA COR...

1. A method of adjusting the brightness level of a lighting system based on an ambient light measurement from a lighting based sensor, comprising:measuring an ambient light level in a space illuminated by the lighting system with an embedded ambient light sensor in a luminaire;
adjusting the ambient light level measurement based on a correlation of the measurement with an ambient light profile for the space illuminated by the lighting system, wherein the ambient light profile is based at least in part on historical ambient light data measurements;
selecting a brightness level based on the adjusted ambient light level measurement; and
illuminating the space using the selected brightness level.

US Pat. No. 10,510,044

PROJECT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM PROVIDING DIGITAL FORM-BASED INSPECTIONS IN THE FIELD

LATISTA TECHNOLOGIES, INC...

1. A system comprising:a communication interface;
a scanning interface configured to receive a scanned version of an inspection form for a field inspection;
a memory; and
a processor in communication with the memory, the scanning interface, and the communication interface;
the memory having stored therein:
the scanned version obtained from the scanning interface; and
an inspection management module for execution by the processor, the inspection management module configured to:
transform the scanned version into an interactive digital representation of the scanned version, the interactive digital representation comprising:
a linear form view of the inspection form comprising a list of questions and answer fields; and
a layout replicated view of the inspection form that is replicated from the inspection form and displayable in a graphical view to preserve a look and layout of the inspection form in its original paper-based form;
store the interactive digital representation in an inspection template library;
provide the interactive digital representation comprising the linear form view and the layout replicated view to a remote device for use during the field inspection through the communication interface, wherein the interactive digital representation is configured to be displayed and toggled between the linear form view and the layout replicated view based on a user selection on the remote device;
receive the interactive digital representation including inspection data that was used to complete the interactive digital representation during the field inspection using at least one of the linear form view or the layout replicated view through the communication interface;
separate the inspection data from the interactive digital representation; and
store the inspection data in an inspection layer in an inspection transaction library separate from the interactive digital representation in the inspection template library, where:
the inspection transaction library comprises individual inspection transaction layers, each corresponding to inspection data generated during a different inspection, and
the individual inspection transaction layers are configured to be overlaid on a single instance of at least one of the linear form view or the layout replicated view.

US Pat. No. 10,509,716

AUTOMATED RECOVERY OF FLIGHTED FEATURES BASED ON SERVICE REQUESTS

Microsoft Technology Lice...

1. A system for disabling a flighted software feature enabled for selected users in a computing environment, the system comprising:a memory storing instructions;
an electronic processor coupled to the memory, the electronic processor configured to execute the instructions to:
determine a set of related service requests submitted by a plurality of users in the computing environment;
for each of the plurality of users, query a server servicing the user for a list of flighted software features enabled for the user during a predetermined time period;
determine, based on the list of flighted software features enabled for each of the plurality of users during the predetermined time period, a common flighted software feature; and
automatically disable the common flighted software feature for at least one of the plurality of users.

US Pat. No. 10,511,659

GLOBAL BENCHMARKING AND STATISTICAL ANALYSIS AT SCALE

EMC IP Holding Company LL...

1. A method comprising:receiving results of intermediate statistical computations performed on respective ones of a plurality of datasets in respective ones of a plurality of distributed processing nodes configured to communicate over at least one network;
performing at least one global statistical computation based at least in part on the results of the intermediate statistical computations; and
utilizing a result of the global statistical computation to perform one or more benchmarking operations for specified parameters relating to the plurality of datasets;
wherein the distributed processing nodes are associated with respective distinct data zones in which the respective datasets are locally accessible to the respective distributed processing nodes;
wherein the global statistical computation comprises at least one of:
computing a global standard deviation of values for a specified parameter based at least in part on sums of differences of the values for the specified parameter determined for respective ones of the datasets as part of respective ones of the intermediate statistical computations and wherein the intermediate statistical computations determine the sums of differences relative to a global average of values for the specified parameter as determined in another global statistical computation performed in a previous iteration; and
computing a global histogram of values for a specified parameter based at least in part on histogram pair lists of the values for the specified parameter determined for respective ones of the datasets as part of respective ones of the intermediate statistical computations wherein a given one of the histogram pair lists comprises a list of histogram slices with corresponding numbers of items in those histogram slices and wherein the intermediate statistical computations determine the histogram pair lists based at least in part on inputs including a minimum value, a maximum value and a number of histogram slices to be included in the corresponding histogram; and
wherein the method is performed by at least one processing device comprising a processor coupled to a memory.

US Pat. No. 10,511,118

RECEPTICLE ASSEMBLY WITH THERMAL MANAGEMENT

YAMAICHI ELECTRONICS USA,...

1. A receptacle assembly comprising:a cage with a front face, a rear face, the front face having a plurality of ports; and
a heat transfer unit having
a thermal interface disposed within the cage,
one or more heat transfer bars external to the cage and coupled, via openings in the cage to sides of the thermal interface, and
a heat sink coupled to the one or more heat transfer bars and located at the rear face of the cage,
wherein the heat transfer unit is movable in a vertical direction in response to insertion of a module into one of the plurality of ports.

US Pat. No. 10,512,103

METHODS AND APPARATUS TO TRANSMIT DATA IN A CONNECTIONLESS MODE

1. An apparatus comprising:a processor; and
a memory to store machine readable instructions that, when executed by the processor, cause the processor to perform operations comprising:
identifying that data exists to be transmitted to a destination address, the destination address encoded into the data;
transmitting a first sequence of random access channel messages, the first sequence of random access channel messages including a first number of random access channel messages corresponding to a second number of messages in a second sequence of random access channel messages that will be used to transmit the data, the first sequence of random access channel messages to be transmitted without establishing a bearer with a wireless network;
encoding the data into corresponding preambles of random access channel messages in the second sequence of random access channel messages; and
transmitting the second sequence of random access channel messages without establishing the bearer with the wireless network.

US Pat. No. 10,512,190

SYSTEM FOR MOUNTING A PANEL WITHIN AN ENCLOSURE

Hoffman Enclosures, Inc.,...

1. A system for mounting a panel within an enclosure, the enclosure including an enclosure frame with a plurality of frame members, the system comprising:a plurality of slide blocks, each slide block including a slide-block support shelf that is configured to receive and support the panel and that is, when the slide block is seated on a support surface of a corresponding one of the frame members, at least partly separated from the support surface by a recess between the slide block and the support surface;
a plurality of stop blocks, each of the stop blocks including:
a stop surface; and
a tongue configured to nest within the recess between a corresponding one of the slide blocks and the support surface of the corresponding frame member;
the slide blocks being configured to provide a first installation configuration, in which:
with the panel in a horizontal orientation on a support structure and the enclosure frame in a horizontal orientation in alignment with the panel, securing the slide blocks to the panel and to the frame members secures the panel to the enclosure frame; and
the slide blocks continue to secure the panel to the enclosure frame as the enclosure frame and the panel are collectively rotated to a vertical orientation; and
the slide blocks and the stop blocks being configured to provide a second installation configuration, in which:
with the panel and the enclosure frame in respective horizontal orientations, the stop blocks are secured to the frame members with the stop surfaces disposed to receive and support the panel as the panel is lowered relative to the enclosure frame;
with the panel supported on the stop surfaces, the slide blocks are secured to the frame members with the tongues of the stop blocks nested within the recesses between the slide blocks and the support surfaces of the corresponding frame members; and
the slide blocks and the stop blocks collectively secure the panel to the enclosure frame as the enclosure frame and the panel are collectively rotated to the vertical orientation.

US Pat. No. 10,512,184

ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING WATERPROOF STRUCTURE

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. An electronic device comprising:a housing comprising a front plate, a rear plate spaced apart from the front plate and facing the front plate, and a side structure connected to the front plate and the rear plate, wherein:
the front plate comprises a first flat portion that faces in a first direction, and a first side face portion extending from an edge of the first flat portion toward the rear plate,
the rear plate comprises a second flat portion that faces in a second direction opposite to the first direction, and
when the front plate is viewed from above, the first flat portion and the first side face portion together form a rectangular shape comprising a first edge portion extending in a third direction perpendicular to the first direction and including a first length, and a second edge portion extending in a fourth direction perpendicular to the first direction and the third direction and including a second length longer than the first length;
a touch screen display that faces in the first direction and is coupled to the front plate, wherein the touch screen display comprises a first layer, a second layer, and a third layer, that are stacked on each other, and the first layer and second layer are disposed such that the first layer is closer to the front plate than the second layer, and the second layer and the third layer are disposed such that the second layer is closer to the front plate than the third layer, and when the rear plate is viewed from above, a part of the first layer protrudes from the second layer and a part of the second layer protrudes from the third layer in a region adjacent to a point where the first edge portion and the second edge portion meets each other;
a filler formed in the region; and
a processor electrically connected to the touch screen display.

US Pat. No. 10,510,327

MUSICAL INSTRUMENT FOR INPUT TO ELECTRICAL DEVICES

Harman International Indu...

1. A system for controlling a user interface comprising:an electronic device, including a display presenting the user interface, programmed to
display a cursor on the user interface
responsive to detection, in an audio signal received by the electronic device, of an upward rake across strings of a string instrument, adjust the location of the cursor in a first direction, and
responsive to detection in the audio signal of a downward rake across the strings of the string instrument, adjust the location of the cursor in a second direction.

US Pat. No. 10,509,969

DYNAMIC PERSON QUEUE ANALYTICS

Cisco Technology, Inc., ...

1. A method comprising:identifying, by a device and from image data captured by one or more cameras of a physical location, a focal point of interest and people located within the physical location;
forming, by the device, a set of nodes, wherein a given node represents one or more of the identified people located within the physical location;
representing, by the device, a person queue as an ordered list of nodes from the set of nodes;
adding, by the device, a particular one of the set of nodes to the list based on the particular node being within a predefined distance to the focal point of interest;
adding, by the device, one or more nodes to the list based on the added node being within an angle and distance range trailing a forward direction associated with at least one node in the list, wherein the angle and the distance range are determined using a multimodal recurrent neural network;
regressing, by the device, the angle and distance range by using temporal information as input to the multimodal recurrent neural network to identify a queue pattern of the person queue comprising at least one of: a fan out pattern for the person queue, a fan in pattern for the person queue, a person queue that is parallel to the person queue, or a zig zag pattern of the person queue; and
providing, by the device, an indication of the person queue and the queue pattern to an interface.

US Pat. No. 10,507,088

IMAGING APPARATUS WITH SIMPLIFIED OPTICAL DESIGN

Align Technology, Inc., ...

1. An imaging apparatus for performing intraoral scans, comprising:a light source to provide light;
an optical system comprising a plurality of lenses disposed along an optical path of the light, wherein the optical system comprises a non-flat focal surface, and wherein the optical system comprises focusing optics to perform focusing of the light onto the non-flat focal surface and to direct the light toward a three dimensional object to be imaged in an oral cavity;
a translation mechanism to adjust a location of at least one lens of the plurality of lenses to thereby adjust a focusing setting of the optical system and displace the non-flat focal surface along an imaging axis defined by the optical path, wherein the at least one lens is a lens of the focusing optics, and wherein at least one of a shape or a magnification of the non-flat focal surface changes with changes in the focusing setting; and
a detector to measure intensities of returning light that is reflected off of the three dimensional object and directed back through the focusing optics, wherein the intensities of the returning light are to be measured for a plurality of locations of the at least one lens for determination of positions on the imaging axis of a plurality of points of the three dimensional object, wherein detected positions of one or more of the plurality of points are to be adjusted to compensate for the non-flat focal surface using one or more compensation models that provide different adjustments for different focusing settings of the optical system.

US Pat. No. 10,512,178

DISPLAY DEVICE

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A display device, comprising:a display panel;
a module cover positioned at a rear of the display panel and including a first opening and a second opening; and
a bracket positioned at a rear of the module cover, the bracket including a plate facing the module cover and a first pin and a second pin formed on a front surface of the plate and respectively inserted into the first opening and the second opening,
wherein the first opening comprises:
a first guide portion having an elongated shape portion angled with respect to a horizontal axis; and
a first insertion portion in communication with the first guide portion, wherein the first insertion portion is configured to allow insertion of the first pin to be engaged with the first guide portion;
wherein the second opening comprises:
a second guide portion having an elongated shape portion angled with respect to the horizontal axis; and
a second insertion portion in communication with the second guide portion, wherein the second insertion portion is configured to allow insertion of the second pin to be engaged with the second guide portion,
wherein the first pin and the second pin are respectively movable along the first guide portion and the second guide portion in a same direction to adjust a tilt of the module cover in either direction with respect to the bracket.

US Pat. No. 10,512,158

FLEXIBLE CIRCUIT BOARD WITH IMPROVED BONDING POSITION ACCURACY

GigaLane Co., Ltd., Hwas...

1. A flexible circuit board with improved bonding position accuracy, comprising:a signal line disposed between a first ground and a second ground;
a dielectric disposed between the first ground and the signal line and between the second ground and the signal line; and
a cover layer disposed directly contacting the first ground and having a plurality of pairs of openings formed therein such that the first ground is exposed at certain intervals, wherein each pair of the plurality of pairs of openings comprises a first opening and a second opening having same area, each of the first opening and the second opening has a trapezoid shape, and the first opening and the second opening are formed along the same line of a longitudinal direction of the cover layer, and the cover layer further comprises a plurality of position alignment portions, each of the plurality of position alignment portions disposed between the first opening and the second opening of each pair of the plurality of pairs of openings, and each of the plurality of position alignment portions is a rectangular strip formed at an angle with respect to a longitudinal direction of the signal line.

US Pat. No. 10,512,137

LED DRIVE CIRCUIT

FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD., ...

1. An LED drive circuit configured to convert an alternating current voltage of an alternating current power source to a direct current voltage necessary to cause light emitting diodes (LEDs) to emit light, and control lighting of the LEDs, the LED drive circuit comprising:a rectifier circuit configured to convert the alternating current power source to a direct current;
a voltage converter circuit, including
a transformer including:
a primary coil on a primary side of the transformer, the primary coil being connected to the direct current voltage converted by the rectifier circuit; and
a secondary coil on a secondary side of the transformer; and
a switching element provided on the primary side of the transformer and configured to convert the direct current voltage converted by the rectifier circuit to a desired magnitude,
wherein the voltage converter circuit is configured to supply the voltage to the LEDs from the second side of the transformer;
a capacitor connected to a node on a path connecting the secondary coil of the transformer and the LEDs;
a control circuit provided on the primary side of the transformer and configured to control an on-duty of the switching element of the voltage converter circuit for supplying a predetermined current to the LEDs via the transformer; and
a current supply circuit connected between the rectifier circuit and the capacitor and configured to supply a starting current to the capacitor,
wherein the control circuit includes:
a feedback terminal connected to one of the LEDs and;
a power supply terminal which is separate and distinct from the feedback terminal, and
wherein the power supply terminal is connected to one end of the capacitor via the node, so as to drive a current to the power supply terminal using an accumulated charge of the capacitor.

US Pat. No. 10,512,125

MOUNTING TABLE AND SUBSTRATE PROCESSING APPARATUS

TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED, ...

1. A mounting table comprising:a ceramic body;
a heater provided in the ceramic body;
a base including a support surface that supports the ceramic body, wherein the base further includes a space for accommodating a temperature sensor, and the space is at least at the support surface; and
a heat transfer body comprising a first end and a second end and extending from the first end to the second end, and wherein the first end is located in the ceramic body and the second end is positioned above the space and located closer to the space than the first end, the heat transfer body having a heat conductivity that is higher than that of the ceramic body around the heat transfer body,
wherein the ceramic body includes:
a first ceramic layer provided on the support surface via an adhesive; and
a second ceramic layer provided on the first ceramic layer,
the heater is provided in the second ceramic layer,
the heat transfer body is provided in the first ceramic layer and has a heat conductivity higher than a heat conductivity of the first ceramic layer,
wherein the first ceramic layer includes a first surface disposed on the second ceramic layer, and a second surface disposed on a side opposite to the first surface, and
the first end of the heat transfer body abuts a boundary surface between the first ceramic layer and the second ceramic layer, and the second end of the heat transfer body is flush with the second surface of the first ceramic layer.

US Pat. No. 10,511,648

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR RECONSTRUCTING MEDIA STREAMS

CYBERTOKA LTD, Tel Aviv ...

1. A computer-implemented method for reconstructing a media stream, comprising:obtaining a first modified media stream of an original media stream;
obtaining a second modified media stream of the original media stream;
normalizing the first and second modified media streams to create corresponding normalized first and second media streams;
aligning the first and second normalized media streams to:
identify standard headers and standard trailers in at least the first normalized media stream;
identify a media data payload in at least the first normalized media stream; and,
identify proprietary headers and proprietary trailers in at least the first normalized media stream; and,
reconstructing the original media stream based on the identifications from the alignment of the first and second normalized media streams.

US Pat. No. 10,510,587

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE

TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANU...

1. A method for manufacturing a semiconductor device, the method comprising:forming a memory cell protruding from a substrate;
forming a dielectric layer covering the memory cell;
forming a dummy layer covering the dielectric layer; and
performing a chemical mechanical polishing/planarization (CMP) process to completely remove the dummy layer,
wherein a material of the dummy layer has a slower removal rate to the CMP process than a material of the dielectric layer,
the memory cell includes a bottom electrode, a memory film, and a top electrode stacking on each other in a thickness direction of the substrate, and
the memory film is made of a magnetic tunnel junction (MTJ) film.

US Pat. No. 10,510,459

INSULATED WINDING WIRE ARTICLES HAVING CONFORMAL COATINGS

Essex Group, Inc., Fort ...

1. An insulated winding wire article comprising: a conductor having a cross-sectional area greater than or equal to 0.823 mm2 and formed into a predefined shape comprising at least one of (i) a U-shaped bend or (ii) a V-shaped bend; a coating comprising parylene formed around the conductor, wherein the coating comprises a plurality of parylene-containing layers, each of the plurality of layers comprising a respective parylene material, and wherein a first of the plurality of parylene-containing layers comprises a first parylene material and a second of the plurality of parylene-containing layers comprises a second parylene material different than the first parylene material.

US Pat. No. 10,509,465

MOUTH OPERATED INPUT SYSTEM

1. An input system operably coupled to at least one apparatus and configured to provide inputs thereto comprising:a controller, said controller having an operating software configured to provide operation of the mouth operated input system, said controller having the necessary electronics to receive, store, transmit and manipulate data;
an input device, said input device operably coupled to said controller, said mouth operated input device having a joystick module and an activation module, said activation module operably coupled to said joystick module, said activation module having a portion that is configured to be engaged by a user, said activation module having an activation module control board disposed therein, said activation module having a plurality of actuators, said plurality of actuators being operably engaged through different techniques, said plurality of actuators operably coupled to said activation module control board, said plurality of actuators configured to generate a signal ensuing engagement thereof, said signal from said plurality of actuators transmitted to at least one apparatus so as to provide an input command providing control thereof; and
wherein the input system includes a first mode of operation and a second mode of operation.

US Pat. No. 10,507,507

ADAPTER, STRETCHER-LEVELLER AND METHOD FOR OPERATING A STRETCHER-LEVELLER

SMS group GmbH, Duesseld...

1. An adapter for a stretcher-leveler, the adapter comprising:an adapter body having an adapter side,
a handling plate disposed on the adapter side of the adapter body as an adapter-side connection element to a gripping head of a stretcher-leveler, wherein the handling plate has a handling plate thickness, the handling plate thickness lying within a nominal stretcher-leveler width,
adapter clamping elements for clamping with a clamping force a plate to be stretched, wherein the adapter clamping elements have a nominal adapter width below the handling plate thickness, and
at least one wear plate lying against an exterior face of the handling plate,
wherein the handling plate is perpendicular to a direction of the clamping force, and
wherein the handling plate has two handling plate sides, which are each freely accessible.

US Pat. No. 10,507,483

COATING METHOD AND CORRESPONDING COATING INSTALLATION

1. A method for coating components, comprising:moving an application device along a pre-determined coating path over a component surface to be coated,
applying a coating medium stream with the application device onto the component surface while the application device is moved over the component surface, wherein the coating medium stream is rotationally asymmetrical relative to its stream axis and generates on the component surface an elongate spray pattern with a longitudinal direction, and
rotating the application device about the stream axis relative to the coating path during the movement of the application device along the coating path, wherein rotation of the application device changes the angular position of the longitudinal direction of the spray pattern relative to a path transverse direction
the application device is rotated about the stream axis through a rotation angle between the longitudinal direction of the spray pattern and the path transverse direction in order to achieve a desired path width,
the application device is moved at a movement speed along the coating path, the application device applies the coating medium with a coating medium flow, at least one of the movement speed and the coating medium flow is adjusted dependent upon the rotation angle to provide a desired coating layer thickness, wherein the adjustment of the movement speed of the application device dependent upon a current rotation angle of the application device is carried out in accordance with the formula:
V(?)=V0/cos(?)where V0 is the movement speed of the application device when the rotation angle between the longitudinal direction of the spray pattern and the path transverse direction is zero, ? is the current rotation angle between the longitudinal direction of the spray pattern and the path transverse direction, V(?) is the adjusted movement speed at the current rotation angle.

US Pat. No. 10,512,174

METHOD OF FILLING THROUGH-HOLES TO REDUCE VOIDS AND OTHER DEFECTS

Rohm and Haas Electronic ...

1. A method comprising:a) providing a printed circuit board with a plurality of through-holes comprising a layer of electroless copper, copper flash or combinations thereof on a surface of the printed circuit board and walls of the plurality of through-holes, wherein the through-holes have diameters of 75-125 ?m and the printed circuit board is 100 ?m thick or greater;
b) immersing the printed circuit board in a copper electroplating bath comprising an anode; and
c) filling the through-holes with copper by a direct current cycle consisting of applying a current density for a first predetermined period of time followed by applying a lower current density for a second predetermined period of time, wherein the current density for the first predetermined period of time is of a shorter time period than the predetermined time period of the lower current density without repeating the direct current cycle.

US Pat. No. 10,512,156

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Robert Bosch GmbH, Stutt...

1. An electronic device (100), having a housing (10), which has a cavity (20), in which there is arranged a circuit carrier (30) fitted with electric and/or electronic components (50), forming an electric and/or electronic circuit (40), and having a fuse element (65) making contact with the circuit carrier (30) in order to protect the electric and/or electronic circuit (40) against electrostatic discharges (E), characterized in that the electric and/or electronic circuit (40) comprises a plug contact (60) which has connecting pins (61, 62) and the connecting pins (62) make contact with the circuit carrier (30), wherein at least one connecting pin (65) is formed as the fuse element, in that the at least one connecting pin (65) is connected to a ground line and an extremely small distance (d) of the housing (10) from an electrically conductive region of the electric and/or electronic circuit (40) is provided at a point of the at least one connecting pin (65) formed as the fuse element, by which means, in the event of an electrostatic discharge (E), a preferred discharge path is formed between the housing (10) and the ground line.

US Pat. No. 10,512,145

LIGHTING SYSTEM AND WIRELESS RELAY METHOD THEREOF

Panasonic Intellectual Pr...

1. A lighting system comprising a first luminaire, a second luminaire, and a wireless controller, wherein:the first luminaire and the second luminaire each include a first communication unit configured to communicate with the wireless controller, and the first luminaire and the second luminaire communicate with each other via the first communication units each being the first communication unit,
the wireless controller includes a second communication unit configured to communicate with the first luminaire and the second luminaire, and a control unit configured to control the first luminaire and the second luminaire via the second communication unit,
the second communication unit is configured to transmit a first signal to the first luminaire and the second luminaire, the first signal instructing the first luminaire and the second luminaire to respond to a request from the wireless controller,
the control unit is configured to, when the first luminaire responds to the first signal and the second luminaire does not respond to the first signal, assign the first luminaire as a relay luminaire and transmit a second signal to the first luminaire, the second signal instructing the first luminaire to wirelessly communicate with the second luminaire via the second communication unit, and
the first luminaire that has received the second signal wirelessly communicates with the second luminaire via the first communication unit.

US Pat. No. 10,512,144

RADIO FREQUENCY-BASED RGB LAMP STRIP CONTROLLER AND POWER PLUG

1. A radio frequency-based Red Green Blue (RGB) lamp strip controller, comprising an input end connected to a power source and an output end connected to the lamp strip, wherein arranged between the input end and the output end are:an input module coupled to the input end for adjusting a power voltage and supplying power to the controller and the lamp strip;
a radio frequency receiving module electrically connected to the input module for receiving a radio frequency signal sent by a radio frequency terminal;
a control module electrically connected to the input module and the radio frequency receiving module for receiving the radio frequency signal to output a control signal; and
a color adjustment module electrically connected to the input module, the control module, and the lamp strip, for adjusting a flicker color and a flicker frequency of the lamp strip according to the control signal; and wherein
the input module comprises a serially connected reverse protection unit and a voltage stabilizing unit,
a gate of the MOS transistor Q1 passes through a resistor R6 to connect to an output terminal of the reverse protection unit,
an output terminal of the voltage stabilizing unit is connected to a drain of the MOS transistor Q1, the color adjustment module is a MOS transistor Q1,
the control module is a single-chip U1 connected to the input module and the radio frequency receiving module,
the gate of the MOS transistor Q1 is connected with a signal output pin of the single-chip U1,
a source of the MOS transistor Q1 is coupled to the input module, and
a drain of the MOS transistor Q1 is coupled to the lamp strip as an output terminal.

US Pat. No. 10,512,141

METHOD, SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS FOR DETECTING AN ENERGIZING STATE OF A LIGHT

Ricoh Company, Ltd., Tok...

1. A method of remotely monitoring, comprising:receiving, from a terminal, identification information of one or more adapters that are connectable respectively between each of one or more lights in a residence, and a socket configured to receive each of the one or more adapters;
storing, in one or more memories, the identification information of the one or more adapters;
receiving, from the one or more adapters, an indication that an electric circuit of the one or more adapters is energized by a switch; and
updating information regarding an energizing state of the electric circuit of the one or more adapters for indicating that the electric circuit of the one or more adapters is energized.

US Pat. No. 10,512,106

STATE TRANSITION METHOD BASED ON RANDOM ACCESS PROCEDURE IN COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMU...

1. An operation method of a base station in a communication system, comprising:transmitting, to a terminal, first downlink control information (DCI) including a system information-radio network temporary identifier (SI-RNTI) through a first physical downlink control channel (PDCCH);
transmitting, to the terminal, system information (SI) which includes information indicating a format of second DCI for a random access procedure and sequence information of a random access preamble through a physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH) configured by the SI-RNTI;
transmitting, to the terminal, the second DCI, indicated by the SI, which includes resource information of a physical random access channel (PRACH) in which the random access preamble is transmitted, a transmission period of the random access preamble, and a transmission number of the random access preamble through a second PDCCH; and
receiving, from the terminal, the random access preamble based on the SI and the second DCI.

US Pat. No. 10,512,071

BASE STATION DEVICE, TERMINAL DEVICE AND COMMUNICATION METHOD

Godo Kaisha IP Bridge 1, ...

1. A terminal apparatus configured to communicate with a base station using a plurality of downlink component carriers, including a primary component carrier and a non-primary component carrier, and an uplink component carrier, the terminal apparatus comprising:an extractor which, in operation, extracts a downlink control channel signal from a received signal and extracts downlink data from the received signal based on information on downlink data allocation resources;
a decider which, in operation, makes a blind decision as to whether or not control information is control information directed to the terminal apparatus, outputs the information on downlink data allocation resources for the terminal apparatus included in the control information directed to the terminal apparatus to the extractor, and identifies a Control Channel Element (CCE) to which the control information directed to the terminal apparatus is mapped;
a receiver which, in operation, receives the downlink data transmitted through at least one downlink data channel of the plurality of downlink component carriers;
an error detector which, in operation, detects presence or absence of a reception error of the received downlink data; and
a controller which, in operation, determines which Physical Uplink Control Channel (PUCCH) resource is used to transmit a response signal and which constellation point is set for the response signal based on success or failure in reception of a downlink allocation control signal in each downlink component carrier and error detection results from the error detector;
wherein when the error detection result regarding downlink data transmitted in the primary component carrier shows “no error” and a downlink allocation control signal is not detected in the non-primary component carrier, the controller transmits the response signal using a first PUCCH resource corresponding to the CCE identified by the decider.

US Pat. No. 10,512,069

TERMINAL DEVICE AND BASE STATION DEVICE

SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. A base station device for communicating with a terminal device, the base station device comprising:radio resource control (RRC) processing circuitry configured to transmit RRC configuration information to the terminal device,
transmission processing circuitry configured to transmit downlink control information (DCI) on a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) and transmit downlink data on a physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH), and
transmission signal generation circuitry configured to take encoded bits in the downlink data as input and produce modulation symbols, wherein
in a case that the RRC configuration information includes first information for superposition coded modulation and one of a first plurality of DCI formats is used, the DCI includes second information indicating that an interference with the modulation symbols is included and indicating transmission power ratio,
in a case that the RRC configuration information includes the first information and one of a second plurality of DCI formats is used, the DCI does not include the second information,
in a case that the second information indicates a first value, the modulation symbols are produced without including an interference signal, and
in a case that the second information indicates a value other than the first value and the value other than the first value indicates that the transmission power ratio is less than 0.5, the modulation symbols are produced with including the interference signal.

US Pat. No. 10,512,046

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MEASUREMENT REFERENCE SIGNAL AND SYNCHRONIZATION

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A user equipment (UE) comprising:a transceiver configured to receive a primary synchronization signal (PSS), a secondary synchronization signal (SSS), and a primary broadcast channel (PBCH); and
a processor operably connected to the transceiver, the processor configured to decode cell identification information from at least the PSS and the SSS and to decode a master information block (MIB) from the PBCH;
wherein the PSS, the SSS, and the PBCH are time-division multiplexed,
wherein a same set of sequences are used for the PSS and the SSS regardless of carrier frequencies and sub-carrier spacing values for the PSS and the SSS,
wherein timing information within each radio frame is signaled via the PBCH, and
wherein the processor is further configured to use the timing information to determine a symbol timing of a received DL signal.

US Pat. No. 10,511,190

POWER TRANSMISSION APPARATUS WIRELESSLY TRANSMITTING POWER TO POWER RECEIVING APPARATUS

Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, ...

1. A power transmission apparatus comprising:a power transmission circuit configured to wirelessly transmit power to an electronic device;
a foreign substance detection circuit configured to detect a foreign substance affecting power transmission performed by the power transmission circuit;
a loop shaped power transmission antenna serving as an antenna for the power transmission circuit transmitting power to the electronic device; and
a foreign substance detection antenna for the foreign substance detection circuit detecting the foreign substance,
wherein the foreign substance detection antenna is arranged at a predetermined distance or more from the power transmission antenna in a vertical direction to a loop direction of the power transmission antenna, and
wherein the predetermined distance is a distance at which a magnetic field intensity in a range in which the power transmission antenna is arranged falls within 15% from an average magnetic field intensity of the range.

US Pat. No. 10,510,664

CONTACT STRUCTURE AND FORMATION THEREOF

Taiwan Semiconductor Manu...

19. A semiconductor device, comprising:a silicide;
a metal layer;
a first dielectric layer;
a glue layer in contact with the silicide, wherein the first dielectric layer is between the metal layer and the glue layer; and
a cobalt plug over the silicide, wherein the glue layer is between the silicide and the cobalt plug and between the first dielectric layer and the cobalt plug.

US Pat. No. 10,509,164

GUIDE TRANSITION DEVICE AND METHOD

Lightwave Logic Inc., Lo...

1. A guide transition device comprising:a semiconductor platform defining a first plane and including a monolithic semiconductor laser designed to generate a light beam into the first plane;
a light input port on the first plane, the light input port being coupled to receive the light beam from the monolithic semiconductor laser;
a polymer second plane formed on the semiconductor platform different than the first plane and defining a polymer waveguide;
a polymer waveguide light output port on the polymer second plane, the light output port designed to couple a received light beam to output equipment, the polymer waveguide includes a lower cladding layer, a core, and an upper cladding layer, a first end of the lower cladding layer, the core, and the upper cladding layer being cut at an angle to define the second angular deflection surface, a second end of the lower cladding layer, the core, and the upper cladding layer defining the light output port, and at least one protection layer between the lower cladding layer and the core, and at least one protection layer between the upper cladding layer and the core; and
plane shifting apparatus including a first angular deflection surface in the first plane and a second angular deflection surface in the polymer second plane, the plane shifting apparatus being coupled to receive the light beam from the light input port on the first plane and to shift or transfer the light beam to the polymer waveguide of the polymer second plane, the plane shifting apparatus being coupled to transfer the light beam to the polymer waveguide light output port on the second plane.

US Pat. No. 10,508,891

STOPPAGE-INDUCING AMMUNITION CARTRIDGE

1. An ammunition cartridge comprising:a case having a rear head surface, a circumferential extractor groove forward of the rear head surface, a body portion forward of the circumferential extractor groove defining a case axis perpendicular to the rear head surface, and a forward mouth;
a primer received in the case;
a propellent within the case;
a bullet received in the forward mouth; and
the circumferential extractor groove being defined in part by a rear extractor surface angularly disposed with respect to a plane perpendicular to the case axis, such that an extractor adapted to engage a groove surface perpendicular to the case axis will have limited effect at extracting the cartridge from a firearm chamber after discharge.

US Pat. No. 10,506,895

INSULATED CONTAINER ASSEMBLY WITH THERMAL STORAGE ACCOMMODATION

CALIFORNIA INNOVATIONS IN...

24. A soft-sided insulated lunch box assembly comprising:a lunch box and at least a first thermal storage gel pack;
said lunch box having a lunch box body and a lunch box lid;
said lunch box body having an internal chamber in which to receive objects;
said lunch box body having a main opening;
said lunch box lid mating with said lunch box body and co-operating therewith to define a main closure;
said lunch box lid being hingedly mounted to said lunch box body and being movable between a closed position and an open position of said main closure governing access to said chamber through said main opening;
said lunch box body has a back wall and a peripheral sidewall joined to and extending away from said back wall;
said back wall being four-sided and having an outside skin, an inside skin, and a layer of insulation captured between said outside skin and said inside skin;
said peripheral sidewall having first, second, third and fourth sidewall portions joining, and extending away from corresponding first, second, third and fourth edge portions of said back wall;
said backwall and said peripheral sidewall forming a five-sided open-topped box;
said open-topped box having a with and a length defined by said back wall, and a through-thickness depth defined by said peripheral sidewall;
said lid having an outside skin, an inside skin, and a layer of insulation captured between said outside skin and said inside skin thereof;
at least one of said back wall and said lid having a first thermal storage element accommodation formed therein between the layer of insulation and the inside skin;
said respective inside skin segregating said first thermal storage accommodation from said internal chamber of said lunch box assembly;
said first thermal storage element accommodation having an access opening;
said access opening of said first thermal storage member accommodation being a first slot;
said first thermal storage gel pack is a disk-shaped thermal storage member having a length, a width, and a through thickness, said through-thickness being smaller than each of the length and the width;
said slot being sized to admit said disk-shaped gel pack end-on, said gel pack then being slidable sideways into said first thermal storage member accommodation; and
said gel pack being removably sideways-slideable through said first slot into said first thermal storage member accommodation independently of whether said main closure is open.

US Pat. No. 10,512,196

POWER THERMAL AWARENESS SOLUTION

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. An apparatus comprising:power thermal awareness solution (PTAS) circuitry to:
receive information regarding a configuration for each of a plurality of cooling zones, each cooling zone including at least one fan, each cooling zone is associated with one or more devices;
initiate a test procedure that includes:
set a range of pulse width modulation (PWM) duty cycles for each fan in each cooling zone;
determine, for each PWM duty cycle, a fan speed for each fan in each cooling zone; and
determine, for each PWM duty cycle, a measured volumetric air flow associated with each cooling zone; and
for each cooling zone,
select an airflow prediction model from a plurality of airflow prediction models based at least in part on the measured volumetric airflow information for each cooling zone; and
determine, during operation of each cooling zone and the associated one or more device, an operational volumetric airflow based at least in part on the selected airflow prediction model for the cooling zone; and
cause a workload assigned to at least one of the one or more devices to be modified based on the operational volumetric airflow of each cooling zone.

US Pat. No. 10,512,148

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR GENERATING EXTREME ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT EMPLOYING LASER PULSE INCLUDING PEDESTAL

Gigaphoton Inc., Tochigi...

1. A system for generating extreme ultraviolet light, the system comprising:a master oscillator configured to output a laser beam pulse, the laser beam pulse having a waveform including a first portion and a second portion following the first portion;
an optical element positioned in a beam path of the laser beam pulse, the optical element configured to transform the waveform of the laser beam pulse to a second waveform, the second waveform including a pedestal and a peak, the pedestal being formed by transformation of the first portion to the pedestal by the optical element, and the peak being the second portion;
an amplifier including a gain medium, the amplifier configured to amplify the pedestal and the peak to form an amplified pedestal and an amplified peak; and
the amplified pedestal and the amplified peak containing sufficient energy to turn a target material into a plasma that emits EUV light.

US Pat. No. 10,512,102

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRIGGERING AN ACTIVE TIME TO MONITOR FOR DISCONTINUOUS RECEPTION

NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY, E...

1. A method, comprising:transmitting, by a user device, uplink communication via an uplink semi-persistent scheduling resource; and
monitoring a control channel for downlink communication, wherein the monitoring comprises monitoring for discontinuous reception, and the monitoring is triggered by the transmitting of the uplink communication.

US Pat. No. 10,512,094

ASSESSMENT AND MITIGATION OF RADIO FREQUENCY INTERFERENCE OF NETWORKED DEVICES

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. An apparatus for assessing and mitigating radio frequency interference (RFI) in a network comprising a plurality of wireless devices, the apparatus comprising: memory; andprocessing circuitry coupled to the memory, the processing circuitry to:
during an RFI assessment phase:
receive an attacker signal to operate as an attacker device;
respond to the attacker signal by causing the processing circuitry to:
transmit a transmitted interference test packet (ITPkt) to one or more other wireless devices of the plurality of wireless devices, wherein the transmitted ITPkt comprises ITPkt parameters comprising: a network identifier of the device, a transmission globally unique identifier, and a time of transmission for a transmitted interference test pattern (ITPat); and
transmit the transmitted ITPat at the time of transmission for the transmitted ITPat.

US Pat. No. 10,512,089

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING TRANSMISSION RESOURCE AND TRANSMISSION POWER IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for determining an uplink transmission resource of a wireless communication system, the method comprising:obtaining a first distance value between a first base station supporting a first communication system and a terminal supporting the first communication system and a second distance value between a second base station supporting a second communication system and the terminal; and
determining a first frequency resource for uplink signal transmission of the terminal based on the first distance value and the second distance value,
wherein the first communication system is a machine-type communication (MTC) communication system, the second communication system is a long term evolution (LTE) communication system, and the terminal is a MTC terminal,
wherein the first frequency resource is a frequency resource positioned near a second frequency resource being used by the LTE communication system, and
wherein the first frequency resource and a transmit power are determined by a previously stored table including information on a previously stored frequency resource and transmit power value corresponding to the first distance value and the second distance value.

US Pat. No. 10,512,081

RECEIVING METHOD AND APPARATUS

Panasonic Corporation, O...

1. An integrated circuit to control a process, the process comprising:receiving allocation information indicating one or more Distributed Virtual Resource Blocks (DVRBs) with consecutive DVRB numbers, the DVRBs with the consecutive DVRB numbers that are interleaved being mapped to Physical Resource Blocks (PRBs), a difference between DVRB numbers of two DVRBs that are mapped to PRBs in a same frequency within a subframe being less than or equal to two, and two DVRBs with consecutive DVRB numbers being mapped to two PRBs that are inconsecutive in a frequency domain; and
decoding data based on the allocation information.

US Pat. No. 10,512,035

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DYNAMICALLY CONFIGURABLE AIR INTERFACES

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A communication method, the method comprising:receiving, by a first user equipment (UE) from a transmit point (TP), a first signaling indicating a first air interface configuration of a plurality of candidate air interface configurations of a first air interface of at least one air interface, wherein the first signaling is received using a default air interface configuration, wherein the default air interface configuration comprises a default time transmission interval (TTI) and a grant based transmission, and wherein the first signaling comprises indicators for indicating a first TTI different from the default TTI and a grant free transmission of the first air interlace configuration; and
transmitting, by the first UE to the TP, a first data transmission using the first air interface configuration,
wherein the plurality of candidate air interlace configurations comprise a second air interface configuration, and wherein the first air interface configuration and the second air interlace configuration are used for communicating in an uplink transmission direction of the first air interface.

US Pat. No. 10,511,989

TRAFFIC SHAPING MECHANISM FOR UE POWER SAVING IN IDLE MODE

MEDIATEK INC., Hsin-Chu ...

1. A method for a user equipment (UE), comprising:processing a data packet to be sent to a base station by a UE modem in a wireless network, wherein the UE is in radio resource control (RRC) Idle mode;
identifying the data packet to be associated with a traffic type;
entering RRC Connected mode and thereby transmitting the data packet to the network if the data packet belongs to a normal traffic type;
selecting a triggering condition by the UE modem from a plurality of predefined triggering conditions based on a plurality of predefined UE conditions; and
buffering the data packet if the data packet belongs to a background traffic type, wherein the UE is prohibited from entering RRC Connected mode until a triggering condition is satisfied.

US Pat. No. 10,511,873

CORRECTING SYSTEMATIC TUNING DEFECTS

The Nielsen Company (US),...

1. A tuning data defect correction apparatus comprising:a defect analyzer to identify a suspect time window in tuning volume data of return path data reported by set top boxes; and
a return path data transformer to:
identify a first return path data entry indicating a first set top box reported a first transition to an off state at a first time during the suspect time window; and
modify the first return path data entry to (1) eliminate the first transition to the off state at the first time and (2) assign the first return path data entry a first duration to remain in an on state after the first time, the first duration determined based on monitoring data reported from media device meters monitoring media presentation devices.

US Pat. No. 10,511,730

METHOD TO CREATE A SECURE DISTRIBUTED DATA VALIDATION SYSTEM USING A DISTRIBUTED STORAGE SYSTEM AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

KYOCERA DOCUMENT SOLUTION...

1. A method, comprising:receiving, at a node, paper-form data obtained from a paper form, the paper form comprising a plurality of data items;
for at least a first data item and a second data item of the plurality of data items, the node:
determining first item metadata for the first data item and second item metadata for the second data item,
determining a first validation entity to validate a value of the first data item based on the first item metadata,
determining a second validation entity to validate a value of the second data item based on the second item metadata, wherein the second validation entity differs from the first validation entity,
providing a first user interface comprising a display of the first data item,
receiving, from the first validation entity, a first input for a first validation status of the value of the first data item by way of the first user interface,
selecting a first distributed storage system of a plurality of distributed storage systems, wherein the first distributed storage system is associated with the first data item, and
recording the value of the first data item and the first validation status of the value of the first data item in the first distributed storage system; and
generating an output of the node related to the paper-form data based on the first distributed storage system.

US Pat. No. 10,511,696

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AGGREGATION, ARCHIVING AND COMPRESSION OF INTERNET OF THINGS WIRELESS SENSOR DATA

CodeShop, B.V., Amsterda...

1. A system for efficient storage, aggregation and distribution of Internet of things (IoT) data, comprising:one or more sensors providing sensor data;
an IoT gateway coupled to the one or more sensors;
an edge node or core compute node coupled to the one or more sensors, the edge node or core compute node comprising an IoT encoder for encoding sensor data into a compressed bit-stream;
an IoT decoder for decoding the compressed bit-stream;
a dedicated storage coupled to the IoT encoder and the IoT decoder for storing the compressed bit-stream;
a network link coupled between the IoT encoder and the IoT decoder; and
wherein the IoT encoder runs on the edge node or the core compute node and receives the sensor data via the IoT gateway and outputs the compressed bit-stream for storage on the dedicated storage or transmitted through the network link to the IoT decoder and wherein an x, y, z position in a fixed coordinate space of the one or more sensors is fixed or mobile and made available to the IoT Encoder and the IoT Decoder by embedding the x, y, z position in the IoT messages or made available to the IoT Encoder and the IoT Decoder as side information.

US Pat. No. 10,511,605

METHOD FOR SECURING ELECTRONIC DATA BY RESTRICTING ACCESS AND TRANSMISSION OF THE DATA

Bottomline Technologies (...

1. A system for securing electronic data, the system comprising:a non-transitory computer readable medium of an accessing device storing an executable program configured to be executable by a processor of the accessing device; and
a non-transitory computer readable medium of a host device storing a data structure, the data structure comprising:
an identifier;
embedded data accessible only by first executing the executable program, wherein:
the executable program when executed determines if the accessing device attempting to access the embedded data has permission to access the embedded data;
if the accessing device is determined not to have permission to access the embedded data, the executable program destroys the embedded data; and
if the accessing device is determined to have permission to access the embedded data, the executable program allows the host device to access the embedded data; and
a sensor device positioned between a receiving device and the host device to detect the data structure when transmitted from the host device to the receiving device outside of the predefined area, wherein, during the transmission of data, the sensor device is configured to:
receive the data structure during transmission from the host device to the receiving device;
detect the identifier of the received data structure;
access a permission table associating each of a plurality of identifiers with a permission regarding transmission and determine a permission associated with the identifier;
when the permission associated with the identifier indicates that the data structure is permitted to be transmitted to the receiving device, transmit the received data structure to the receiving device; and
when the permission associated with the identifier indicates that the data structure is not permitted to be transmitted to the receiving device, destroy the embedded data by overwriting the embedded data.

US Pat. No. 10,511,127

HIGH-SPEED ELECTRONIC CONNECTOR

Microsoft Technology Lice...

1. An electronic connector, comprising:a first connection face on a first side of the electronic connector and a second connection face on a second side of the electronic connector, the first side and the second side being opposite-facing sides;
a housing;
a printed circuit board enclosed at least partially within the housing;
a first group of electrical contacts arranged on the first connection face of a nose portion of the printed circuit board, the nose portion being an exposed region disposed outside of the housing; and
a first ground bar disposed on the first connection face, the first ground bar at least partially bordering the nose portion and substantially surrounding the first group of electrical contacts.

US Pat. No. 10,509,744

SEMICONDUCTOR SYSTEM INCLUDING HETEROGENEOUS MEMORY MODULE

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A semiconductor system, comprising:a central processing unit (CPU) connected to a heterogeneous memory module via a system bus, wherein the CPU is controlled by a kernel and configured to receive an external command identifying target data, search a page table for the target data, and return a page fault interrupt to the kernel upon unsuccessfully searching the page table, and
the heterogeneous memory module comprises:
a volatile memory module;
a nonvolatile memory module;
an internal bus separate from the system bus and connecting the volatile memory module and the nonvolatile memory module; and
a swap manager configured to control execution of a swap operation in response to a swap command generated by the kernel in response to the page fault interrupt, wherein thereafter the swap operation is executed by the swap manager without intervention of the kernel to transfer the target data between the volatile memory module and nonvolatile memory module using the internal bus and without using the system bus.

US Pat. No. 10,509,628

SCALABLE-ENTRY FIFO MEMORY DEVICE

1. A first-in, first-out (FIFO) memory device having a first number of data storage units, the FIFO memory device comprising:a plurality of internal FIFO memories equal in number to a second number, each internal FIFO memory in the plurality of internal FIFO memories having a third number of internal data storage units in individual storage locations, the first number, which enumerates quantity of data storage units, being a product of the second number and the third number;
a fourth number of data inputs configured to receive input data units in an order of receipt; and
input multiplexer circuitry for selectively connecting each one of the data inputs to any one of the internal FIFO memories, to direct respective ones of the input data units, received on the data inputs, in round-robin fashion for storage as stored data units, in the order of receipt, in a first layer of the FIFO memory device defined by corresponding ones of the individual storage locations distributed across respective different ones of the internal FIFO memories.

US Pat. No. 10,509,130

POSITIONING, NAVIGATION, AND TIMING DEVICE INTERFERENCE AND SPOOFING DETECTOR WITH TIMING MITIGATION

The MITRE Corporation, M...

1. A method comprising:receiving a radio frequency (RF) signal from an antenna associated with a positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) device;
splitting the RF signal into a plurality of RF data signals, comprising at least a first RF data signal and a second RF data signal, wherein the plurality of RF data signals are replicates of the RF signal;
sending the first RF data signal to a first processing device and the second RF data signal to a second processing device, wherein the first and second processing devices are configured to assist in detection and mitigation of an adversarial attack and wherein the first processing device is configured to output the first data signal to a time and frequency subsystem;
detecting, by the second processing device, an anomaly associated with the second RF data signal;
transmitting, by the second processing device to a switch-control logic mechanism, a signal in response to detecting the anomaly associated with the second RF data signal;
transmitting, by the switch-control logic mechanism to the first processing device, a cutoff signal responsive to receiving the signal; and
terminating, by the first processing device, the output of the first RF data signal to the time and frequency subsystem based on the cutoff signal.

US Pat. No. 10,507,136

APPARATUS FOR LASER PROCESSING AN EYE

Novartis AG, (CH)

1. An ophthalmic laser processing apparatus comprising:a laser device configured to output a pulsed laser beam towards an eye, the laser beam having a beam focus;
a camera positioned to capture an image of the eye and configured to provide image data;
a control device configured to detect eye movement based on the image data and to control the beam focus temporally and spatially based on a predetermined eye processing pattern and the detected eye movement, the control device comprising a computer processor and a memory that stores program instructions that can be executed by the computer processor; and
a visualization device controlled by the control device to output a graphical illustration for an eye parameter describing a position of the eye, the visualization device comprising a computer monitor, the graphical illustration representing a frequency distribution of a value of the eye parameter determined on the basis of the image data in relation to each of a plurality of different time points or time intervals;
the control device further configured to:
determine the value of the eye parameter in relation to each of a plurality of pulses of the pulsed laser beam;
determine the frequency distribution of the value of the eye parameter on the basis of the determined parameter values, the frequency distribution determined in relation to each of the plurality of different time points or time intervals;
cause the visualization device to output the graphical illustration representing the frequency distribution of the value of the eye parameter during a phase of beam emission; and
update the graphical illustration as the phase of beam emission proceeds.
US Pat. No. 10,508,285

METHOD FOR SCREENING OF GENES CONFERRING INCREASED TOLERANCE TO HERBICIDES

BASF SE, Ludwigshafen (D...

1. A method for identifying a polynucleotide encoding a polypeptide which confers herbicide tolerance to a plant as compared to a control plant, the method comprisinga. introducing and expressing in a plant a candidate polynucleotide encoding a candidate polypeptide, wherein the candidate polynucleotide is expressed transiently,
b. retrieving plant material samples of the transformed plant of a. and plant material samples of a control plant
c. contacting the samples of b. with a herbicide,
d. incubating the samples of c. in darkness
e. exposing the samples of d. to light
and
f. measuring the photosynthetic quantum yield
wherein an increase in the electron transport rate of the samples of the transformed plant as compared to the sample of the control plant is indicative for a herbicide tolerance conferring activity of said candidate polypeptide.

US Pat. No. 10,512,183

CONTROL BOARD ENCLOSURE WITH SLIDING PLATFORM

Rheem Manufacturing Compa...

1. A control board enclosure assembly comprising:a cover configured to couple to a housing wall and define a space between the housing wall and an inner surface of the cover, the cover comprising a first end, a second end opposite the first end, a front wall, a first wall, and a second wall, wherein the first wall and the second wall face each other and wherein the front wall, the first wall, and the second wall extend from the first end to the second end;
an insert comprising a mounting panel, the insert configured to slide inside the cover between a first position within the space and a second position at least partially outside of the space; and
a control board coupled to the mounting panel such that the control board is disposed between the mounting panel and the inner surface of the cover when the insert is in the first position and the control board is at least partially outside the space when the insert is in the second position,
wherein the cover further comprises one or more mounting tabs configured to couple with the housing wall, and
wherein the cover further comprises at least one guide track defining a channel and extending from at least one of the first wall or the second wall and into the space, a portion of the insert configured to slide along the at least one guide track.

US Pat. No. 10,512,164

MICRO DEVICES FORMED BY FLEX CIRCUIT SUBSTRATES

Encite LLC, Burlington, ...

1. A circuit substrate comprises:a plurality of layers of one or more materials, with the plurality of layers adhered together, and with at least a first set of the plurality of layers having patterned electrical conductors thereon; and
a micro electro mechanical device disposed within the circuit substrate, and integrally formed from a second set of the plurality of layers.

US Pat. No. 10,512,162

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR STRAIN SENSING USING AEROSOL JET PRINTING OF FLEXIBLE CAPACITIVE STRAIN GAUGES

BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY, ...

1. A device comprising:a flexible substrate;
a flexible integrated circuit within the flexible substrate, the integrated circuit having at least one input electrode positioned on a surface of the flexible substrate; and
an aerosol-jet printed conductive ink layer disposed on the surface of the flexible substrate, the aerosol jet printed conductive ink layer having a pattern that includes a first set of fingers interdigitated with a second set of fingers, the aerosol-jet printed conductive ink layer in contact with the at least one input electrode.

US Pat. No. 10,512,160

CONDUCTIVE STRUCTURE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREFOR

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

1. A conductive structure body comprising:a substrate; and
a conductive line configuring a screen part, a wiring part, and a pad part provided on the substrate,
wherein the conductive line includes a first metal layer, a light reflection reducing layer provided on the first metal layer, and a second metal layer provided on the light reflection reducing layer,
wherein the light reflection reducing layer includes metal oxynitride, and
wherein a thickness of the second metal layer is 6 nm or more and less than 10 nm,
wherein the screen part includes a conductive pattern including a plurality of openings and the conductive line partitioning the openings, and
wherein a line gap between adjacent conductive lines in the conductive line configuring the screen part is 0.1 ?m or more and 100 ?m or less; and
wherein a thickness of the first metal layer is 10 nm or more and 1 ?m or less.

US Pat. No. 10,512,152

DEVICE ARRAY BACKFRAME WITH INTEGRAL MANIFOLDING FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE FLUID COOLING

Massachusetts Institute o...

1. An array backframe, comprising:a supply manifold comprising a fluid inlet and a supply cavity in communication with the fluid inlet;
an exhaust manifold comprising an exhaust cavity and a plurality of openings and drainage openings on a top surface, wherein the plurality of openings are in communication with the supply cavity and the drainage openings are in communication with the exhaust cavity; and
a low conductivity layer, disposed between the supply manifold and the exhaust manifold to physically separate and thermally isolate the supply cavity and the exhaust cavity, wherein the supply manifold, the low conductivity layer and the exhaust manifold are three separate layers, and are configured such that the exhaust manifold is disposed on top of the low conductivity layer and the low conductivity layer is disposed on top of the supply manifold; and
wherein the exhaust manifold comprises a plurality of hollow projections extending downward from the openings on the top surface, wherein the hollow projections pass through conduits in the low conductivity layer and terminate in the supply cavity such that the openings on the top surface are in fluid communication with the supply cavity.

US Pat. No. 10,512,108

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION TERMINAL AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD FOR MULTI-USER UPLINK TRANSMISSION

WILUS INSTITUTE OF STANDA...

1. A wireless communication terminal, the terminal comprising:a transceiver; and
a processor,
wherein the processor is configured to:
receive, through the transceiver, a trigger frame that triggers a multi-user uplink transmission,
perform a multi-user uplink transmission in response to the received trigger frame, and
receive, through the transceiver, an ACK for the multi-user uplink transmission,
wherein when the multi-user uplink transmission is performed on a resource unit in which a temporary association identifier (AID) is assigned by the received trigger frame, the processor obtains ACK information for the terminal from the ACK for the multi-user uplink transmission based on the temporary AID,
wherein the AID comprises a first AID set consisting of one or more AIDs for AID assignment of each terminal in a basic service set (BSS) and a second AID set consisting of one or more AIDs not included in the first AID set, and
wherein the temporary AID is an AID in the second AID set.

US Pat. No. 10,511,991

ADAPTING COMMUNICATION PARAMETERS TO LINK CONDITIONS, TRAFFIC TYPES, AND/OR PRIORITIES

VID SCALE, INC., Wilming...

1. A communication device comprising:a memory; and
a processor configured to:
determine a congestion level associated with a communication channel;
determine a priority level associated with a packet to be transmitted on the communication channel, wherein the priority level is determined based on a traffic classification associated with the packet;
jointly adapt a PHY layer transmission parameter and a MAC layer transmission parameter based on the determined congestion level and the determined priority level; and
transmit the packet using the jointly adapted MAC layer transmission parameter at a MAC layer of the communication device and the jointly adapted PHY layer transmission parameter at a PHY layer of the communication device.

US Pat. No. 10,511,354

HYBRID NODE

Facebook, Inc., Menlo Pa...

1. A method, comprising:determining a first subset of a plurality of available transmit beam forming settings of a first plurality of antenna elements of a first sector of an access node based on peer nodes that the access node is operable to communicate with;
determining a second subset of a plurality of available receive beam forming settings of a second plurality of antenna elements of the access node based on the peer nodes that the access node is operable to communicate with;
transmitting, by the first plurality of antenna elements of the first sector of the access node, a signal through a predetermined transmission channel at each of the first subset of the plurality of available transmit beam forming settings of the first plurality of antenna elements;
receiving, by the second plurality of antenna elements of the second sector of the access node, the signal through the predetermined channel at the second subset of plurality of available receive beam forming settings of the second plurality of antenna elements, for each of more than one of the first subset of the plurality of available transmit beam forming settings of the first plurality of antenna elements.

US Pat. No. 10,511,323

LOOP FILTER INITIALIZATION TECHNIQUE

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

17. A system comprising:a control circuit; and
a sigma-delta analog-to-digital converter (ADC), the sigma-delta ADC including:
a summing circuit configured to output a sum signal, the sum signal being a sum of an input signal and a feedback signal;
a loop filter configured to output a filtered version of the sum signal, the loop filter including N integrators and an initialization path; and
a quantizer configured to generate a binary code based on the filtered version of the sum signal;
wherein the control circuit is configured to, during an initialization phase, cause state variables of the loop filter to be initialized with their respective steady state values, wherein initializing the loop filter includes providing an initialization voltage to an Nth integrator via the initialization path.

US Pat. No. 10,510,058

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING ORDERS

1. A printing system comprising:a printing component configured to print paper-based receipts;
an electroacoustic output component;
a user input device;
a network interface;
one or more processors in communication with the electroacoustic output component and the network interface; and
a memory containing instructions executable by the one or more processors, wherein the instructions comprise:
receiving an identification of a set of one or more products selected by a first user via a device separate from the printing system and received via the network interface,
printing a description of the set of one or more products,
in response to receiving the identification of the set of one or more products, incrementing a value,
decrementing said value in response to receiving, from a second user via the user input device, an acknowledgement that the identification of the set of one or more products has been received, and
emitting, via the electroacoustic output component, a first series of audibly distinguishable signals and a second series of audibly distinguishable signals, wherein the number of signals in the first series and the number of signals in the second series is based on said value.

US Pat. No. 10,509,781

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR UPDATING NODE PROFILE STATUS BASED ON AUTOMATED ELECTRONIC ACTIVITY

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

1. A method, comprising:accessing, by one or more processors, data from a plurality of electronic activities transmitted or received via electronic accounts associated with a plurality of data source providers;
maintaining, by the one or more processors, a plurality of node profiles, each node profile of the plurality of node profiles corresponding to an entity, each node profile including one or more field-value pairs including values extracted from the data from the plurality of electronic activities;
identifying, by the one or more processors, for a first electronic activity account of a first data source provider, a second electronic activity of the plurality of electronic activities automatically generated and transmitted in response to a first electronic activity of the plurality of electronic activities transmitted from the first electronic activity account, the first electronic activity transmitted to a recipient and the second electronic activity identifying the recipient;
determining, by the one or more processors, that the second electronic activity is an automated electronic activity responsive to the first electronic activity;
determining, by the one or more processors, responsive to parsing content included in a body of the second electronic activity, a context related to the second electronic activity;
matching, by the one or more processors, from the plurality of node profiles, a node profile corresponding to the recipient of the first electronic activity with the second electronic activity by comparing a contact identifier of the recipient extracted from the second electronic activity with a field-value pair of the node profile, the field-value pair identifying the contact identifier of the recipient and identifying a value data structure including at least a first entry corresponding to the first electronic activity or the second electronic activity;
updating, by the one or more processors, responsive to the second electronic activity, a status associated with the node profile corresponding to the recipient based on the context;
identifying, by the one or more processors, for a second electronic activity account of a second data source provider, a fourth electronic activity of the plurality of electronic activities automatically generated and transmitted in response to a third electronic activity of the plurality of electronic activities transmitted from the second electronic activity account, the third electronic activity transmitted to the recipient and the fourth electronic activity identifying the recipient;
determining, by the one or more processors, that the fourth electronic activity is a second automated electronic activity responsive to the third electronic activity; and
updating, by the one or more processors, a confidence score of the status of the node profile based on the fourth electronic activity.

US Pat. No. 10,509,467

DETERMINING FIXATION OF A USER'S EYES FROM IMAGES OF PORTIONS OF THE USER'S FACE ENCLOSED BY A HEAD MOUNTED DISPLAY

Facebook Technologies, LL...

1. A head mounted display (HMD) comprising:a rigid body having a front side, a left side, a right side, a top side, and a bottom side and including a display element configured to display content to a user wearing the HMD and an optics block configured to direct light from the display element to an exit pupil and an additional exit pupil of the HMD;
a left image capture device coupled to an interior surface of the HMD proximate to the left side of the front rigid body and configured to capture images of a portion of the user's face enclosed by the rigid body, the portion of the user's face including a left eye of the user;
a left illumination source positioned proximate to the left image capture device and configured to emit light illuminating the portion of the user's face;
an right image capture device coupled to an interior surface of the HMD proximate to the right side of the front rigid body and proximate to the bottom side of the rigid body and configured to capture images of an additional portion of the user's face enclosed by the rigid body, the additional portion of the user's face including a right eye of the user;
a right illumination source positioned proximate to the right image capture device and configured to emit light illuminating the additional portion of the user's face; and
a controller coupled to the left image capture device and to the right image capture device, the controller configured to:
obtain the images of the portion of the user's face including the left eye of the user from the left image capture device;
obtain the images of the additional portion of the user's face including the right eye of the user from the right image capture device;
generate a vector indicating a fixation of the user's left eye and a fixation of the user's right eye relative to the position of the head of the user by applying a model to the images and to the additional images;
modify content presented by an electronic display included in the HMD based on the vector by increasing a resolution of a segment of content at a location of the electronic display corresponding to the fixation of the user's left eye relative to a resolution of content presented at other locations of the electronic display and increasing a resolution of an additional segment of content at a location of the electronic display corresponding to the fixation of the user's right eye relative to the resolution of content presented at other locations of the electronic display.

US Pat. No. 10,507,793

ALARM, SAFETY DEVICE AND DEVICE FOR EXPELLING ATTACKERS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES

1. An alarm, safety device and device for expelling attackers for motor vehicles, used to protect a stopped, parked, or moving motor vehicle and its occupants being in the stopped, parked or moving motor vehicle comprising: a sound alarm, a lighting alarm, a surveillance camera inside the motor vehicle, for face recognition of a non-authorized driver, a remote system for sending information to a police authority, a smoke release system, surveillance cameras and sensors installed within boxes at external locations of the motor vehicle, wherein the surveillance cameras are intended to monitor the external activity of said motor vehicle, the images as received by said surveillance cameras are analyzed in real time by an internal processing center, provided with an artificial intelligence processor, processing images by a public domain algorithm, using deep learning with an open source neural network, trained for recognizing weapons, wherein images are processed by an open source library, where they are transformed into data matrices which are submitted to the open source neural network that recognizes the weapons, wherein when the artificial intelligence processor recognizes the presence of a weapon in the hands of a person who is near said motor vehicle, and, when detecting violent behavior, the alarm safety device enters a protection mode and starts steps to protect the occupants of the motor vehicle, by issuing a sound alarm, a lighting alarm, by using a horn and lights of the motor vehicle, and activating smoke release devices, jointly installed with the surveillance cameras and the sensors, wherein a smoke curtain is released by a tube towards said person, repelling an attack/robbery and causing said person to evade, simultaneously with the recording of images received by the surveillance cameras and remote remittance of said images and a location of the motor vehicle using a global positioning system (GPS) to the police authority, informing occurrence and publishing location information on an encrypted open code data network.

US Pat. No. 10,507,526

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR THE ADDITIVE MANUFACTURE OF AT LEAST ONE COMPONENT REGION OF A COMPONENT

MTU Aero Engines AG, Mun...

1. A method for the additive manufacture of at least one region of a component, comprising the following steps:a) layer-wise application of at least one powder-form component material onto a component platform in the region of a build-up and joining zone;
b) layer-wise and local solidifying of the component material by selective exposure of the component material by at least one high-energy beam in the region of the build-up and joining zone, with the formation of a component layer;
c) layer-wise lowering of the component platform by a pre-defined layer thickness; and
d) repeating steps a) to c) until the component region or the component has been completely fabricated;
wherein during at least one step b), at least one exposure parameter of the high-energy beam from the group: power, velocity, and focal position, is adjusted as a function of at least one construction parameter from the group: component thickness, hatch distance to an adjacent exposure trace, angle of incidence of the high-energy beam relative to the surface of the component layer, angle of deflection of the high-energy beam with respect to a vertical axis of the component layer, overhang angle of the component layer, layer thickness of the component layer, and distance from a complete volume element of the component layer, and
wherein during at least one step b), the method further comprises determining, with a controller, at least the overhang angle of the component layer, and adjusting
at least the exposure parameter, power, of the high-energy beam to reduce the power, when compared to the power in an inskin region, if the construction parameter, overhang angle, of the component layer in the exposed region corresponds to a downskin region, and
at least the exposure parameter, power, of the high-energy beam to increase the power, when compared to the power in an inskin region, if the construction parameter, overhang angle, of the component layer in the exposed region corresponds to an upskin region.

US Pat. No. 10,507,500

BIOSAFETY CABINET WITH VERSATILE EXHAUST SYSTEM

LABCONCO CORPORATION, Ka...

1. A biosafety cabinet comprising:a frame defining an enclosed work area, said frame having a back wall and defining a front access opening for user access to the work area;
a work surface positioned along a bottom of the work area extending from adjacent the front access opening to said back wall;
one or more intake openings positioned along the front access opening in front of said work surface;
a recirculation duct in fluid flow communication with said intake openings;
a supply filter in fluid flow communication with said recirculation duct;
a supply blower positioned upstream from said supply filter in fluid flow communication with said recirculation duct, wherein said supply blower is adapted to supply filtered down flow air to the work area;
one or more exhaust openings extending along a portion of the work surface, wherein at least one of said one or more exhaust openings is positioned adjacent the front access opening rearward of the intake openings;
an exhaust duct in fluid flow communication with said exhaust openings, wherein said exhaust duct is separate from said recirculation duct and configured such that down flow air entering the exhaust duct through said one or more exhaust openings remains separate from down flow or recirculating air flowing through said recirculation duct; and
an exhaust filter in fluid flow communication with said exhaust duct.

US Pat. No. 10,507,058

TEMPERATURE CONTROLLED SHORT DURATION ABLATION

Biosense Webster (Israel)...

1. A method, comprising:performing an ablation procedure on biological tissue using radiofrequency (RF) power by delivering a first level of RF power to the tissue;
measuring at respective times a temperature of the tissue; and
when the temperature of the tissue exceeds a preset maximum allowable temperature within a range of 55° C.-65° C., reducing the RF power by delivering a second level of RF power to the tissue,
wherein the first level of RF power is in a range of 70 W-100 W, and the second level of RFt power is in a range of 20 W-60 W.
US Pat. No. 10,507,245

OPHTHALMIC FORMULATION AND METHOD FOR AMELIORATING PRESBYOPIA

1. An ophthalmic formulation comprising an effective amount of about 0.26% pilocarpine or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, about 0.5% phenylephrine or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and about 0.003% naphazoline or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.

US Pat. No. 10,512,199

POWER CONVERSION APPARATUS PROVIDED WITH SEMICONDUCTOR MODULE AND ELECTRONIC COMPONENT PRESSURIZED BY PRESSURIZING MEMBER

DENSO CORPORATION, Kariy...

1. A power conversion apparatus comprising:a semiconductor module that integrates a semiconductor element;
an electronic component electrically connected to the semiconductor module;
a plurality of cooling pipes that cool the semiconductor module and the electronic component, the cooling pipes being disposed to sandwich both sides of the semiconductor module and the electronic component;
a casing that accommodates the semiconductor module, the electronic component and the cooling pipes, an abutting surface being provided at a part of the casing, wherein the electronic component comes into contact with the abutting surface;
a semiconductor section including the semiconductor module and the cooling pipes arranged therein;
an electronic component section including the electronic component and the cooling pipes; and
a pressurizing member that pressurizes the semiconductor section in a first direction, the first direction extending from the semiconductor module to the electronic component section, wherein
the semiconductor section and the electronic component section are arranged to be adjacent to each other;
the electronic component includes a part body and a wing portion; and
the wing portion protrudes from the part body at either one side or both sides thereof with respect to a second direction as a horizontal direction which is perpendicular to the first direction, and the wing portion has a surface facing the abutting surface in the first direction, and the surface of the wing portion and the abutting surface are in contact with each other, wherein
the casing includes a bottom plate portion and a peripheral wall portion;
the bottom plate portion faces, from a bottom side which is one side in a third direction, the semiconductor module, the electronic component and the cooling pipes;
the peripheral wall portion stands from a periphery edge of the bottom plate portion towards an upper part which is the other side with respect to the third direction;
the abutting surface is formed on a protrusion protruding from the bottom plate portion towards an upper part with respect to the third direction; and
the wing portion is disposed between the bottom plate portion and the connection pipe in the electronic component section with respect to the third direction.

US Pat. No. 10,512,198

POWER CONVERTER

CALSONIC KANSEI CORPORATI...

19. A power converter mounted on an electric vehicle comprising:a power module configured to convert electrical power when the electric vehicle is driven;
a low-heat-generating electrical device configured such that amount of heat generated during operation is smaller than amount of heat generated by the power module;
a case configured to have a mounting portion on which the power module and the low-heat-generating electrical device are mounted; and
a cooling-medium flow channel structured to permit cooling medium to flow through the cooling-medium flow channel, the cooling-medium flow channel being formed in the mounting portion, wherein
the low-heat-generating electrical device includes at least one of a capacitor module, a charger, or a DC/DC converter, and
the cooling-medium flow channel is configured such that a portion for cooling the low-heat-generating electrical device has a larger flow-channel cross-sectional area than a portion for cooling the power module, the low-heat-generating electrical device being configured to be cooled by the cooling medium after the power module is cooled.

US Pat. No. 10,512,167

REMOVING UNWANTED FLUX FROM AN INTEGRATED CIRCUIT PACKAGE

Schlage Lock Company LLC,...

1. A surface-mounted integrated circuit (IC) package, comprising: at least one bottom termination component (BTC) including a plurality of lands and a thermal pad, wherein the plurality of lands provides an electrical connection from the BTC and the thermal pad provides heat transfer from the BTC, and wherein the thermal pad includes a plurality of vias configured to remove flux generated from solder applied to the surface-mounted IC as the surface-mounted IC is assembled; and a printed circuit board (PCB) mounted to the BTC and electrically connected to the BTC via the plurality of lands, wherein the PCB receives the heat transfer from the BTC via the thermal pad and includes at least one reservoir, and wherein the at least one reservoir is configured to pull flux positioned between the plurality of lands into the at least one reservoir as the flux is generated from the solder applied to the surface-mounted IC as the BTC is mounted to the PCB and as the surface-mounted IC is assembled, wherein the plurality of vias are positioned in a staggered row and column formation so that each row of vias is not aligned with each immediate adjacent row of vias and each column of vias is not aligned with each immediate column of vias.

US Pat. No. 10,512,161

RESIN SHEET

Ajinomoto Co., Inc., Tok...

1. A resin sheet, comprising:a support; and
a resin composition layer being in contact on the support,
wherein
a ratio (B/A) of a tensile breaking strength B of a 10 ?m thickness cured product of the resin composition layer after a HAST test to a tensile breaking strength A of a 10 ?m thickness cured product of the resin composition layer is 0.65 or more and 1 or less.

US Pat. No. 10,512,140

LIGHTING SYSTEM

LIFI Labs, Inc., San Fra...

1. A connected downlight, comprising:a facing having a facing height;
an external mounting mechanism mounted to the facing, the external mounting mechanism comprising a pair of spring clips mounted to opposing sides of the facing;
a housing, comprising:
a heat sink mounted to the facing, the heat sink having a first side, a second side opposing the first side, a first thermal conductivity value, and a heat sink height taller than the facing height;
an RF-translucent end cap mounted to the second side of the heat sink and coaxially aligned along a longitudinal axis with the heat sink, the RF-translucent end cap having a second thermal conductivity value; and
a set of cooling channels cooperatively defined by the heat sink and the end cap, the set of cooling channels fluidly connecting a housing interior with a housing exterior;
a lighting module comprising:
a substrate mounted and thermally connected to the first side of the heat sink; and
a plurality of light emitting elements mounted to the substrate;
a wireless communication module comprising an antenna, the antenna arranged separate from the lighting module and mounted within the housing interior, proximal the end cap;
a reflector, comprising:
a first open end mounted to the heat sink, proximal the lighting module; and
a second open end distal the heat sink;
a diffuser mounted to the second open end; and
a swivel body encircling the reflector, statically mounted to the first housing end, and rotatably mounted to the facing, wherein the swivel body rotatably mounts the facing to the heat sink.

US Pat. No. 10,512,126

TREATED HEATED WINDOW GRID FOR IMPROVED DURABILITY IN HARSH ENVIRONMENTS

GM Global Technology Oper...

1. A method comprising:providing a glass substrate comprising a first surface and a second surface;
disposing a ceramic frit comprising at least one bus bar and at least one grid line on the first surface to form a window assembly;
bathing the window assembly in a first bath solution; and
drying the window assembly;
wherein the first bath solution comprises nitric acid.

US Pat. No. 10,512,113

COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM STORING COMPUTER-READABLE INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMMUNICATION DEVICE

Brother Kogyo Kabushiki K...

1. A communication device comprising:a first wireless interface;
a second wireless interface different from the first wireless interface;
a processor; and
a memory storing computer-readable instructions therein, the computer-readable instructions, when executed by the processor, causing the communication device to:
establish a first wireless connection via the first wireless interface with an external device,
in a case where the first wireless connection is established, shift an operation state of the communication device from a first operation state to a second operation state,
wherein in the first operation state, a first response signal indicating that a WPS (abbreviation of Wi-Fi Protected Setup) process is not executable is sent to the external device via the second wireless interface in a case where a first request signal requesting execution of the WPS process is received from the external device via the second wireless interface, and
wherein in the second operation state, a second response signal indicating that the WPS process is executable is sent to the external device via the second wireless interface in a case where the first request signal is received from the external device via the second wireless interface; and
establish a second wireless connection via the second wireless interface with the external device by executing the WPS process, in a case where the first request signal is received from the external device via the second wireless interface after the operation state of the communication device has been shifted to the second operation state due to the establishment of the first wireless connection with the external device.

US Pat. No. 10,512,112

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SUPPORTING MULTIPLE CONNECTIONS OVER DIFFERENT TYPES OF ACCESS IN 3GPP SYSTEMS

Marvell International Ltd...

1. A method for routing packets from a home agent to a user equipment through a home link and a foreign link, the method comprising:determining that the user equipment is connected to a home link for the user equipment;
transmitting a binding update message from the user equipment over the home link to the home agent, the binding update message including at least a first flow identifier and a second flow identifier, the transmission of the binding update message effective to:
create, at the home agent and based on the first flow identifier, a first binding cache entry in which a first binding identifier for a home address of the user equipment is associated with the first flow identifier, the first flow identifier identifying a first flow of packets that is to be communicated, via the home link, between the user equipment and the home agent, and
create, at the home agent and based on the second flow identifier, a second binding cache entry in which a second binding identifier for the home address of the user equipment is associated with the second flow identifier, the second flow identifier identifying a second flow of packets that is to be communicated via the foreign link, between the user equipment and the home agent;
receiving, at the user equipment, a first plurality of the packets transmitted by the home agent through the home link in accordance with the first binding cache entry; and
receiving, at the user equipment, second plurality of packets transmitted by the home agent through the foreign link in accordance with the second binding cache entry.

US Pat. No. 10,512,111

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. An electronic apparatus comprising:a communication unit configured to wirelessly communicate with an external apparatus present within a predetermined range; and
a control unit configured to control the electronic apparatus;
wherein, upon receiving a connection request from the external apparatus in response to an advertisement signal transmitted via the communication unit when the control unit is in a sleep state in which its power consumption is reduced, the control unit returns from the sleep state and determines whether or not the external apparatus, which has transmitted the connection request, has been connected to the electronic apparatus in the past, and if determining that the external apparatus, which has transmitted the connection request, has not been connected to the electronic apparatus in the past, the control unit transits to the sleep state.

US Pat. No. 10,512,104

BASE STATION ASSISTANCE FOR RANDOM ACCESS PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT

InterDigital Patent Holdi...

1. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) comprising:a processor; and
a transceiver,
wherein the processor and the transceiver are configured to acquire a first random access configuration and a second random access configuration, wherein the first random access configuration and the second random access configuration are different,
wherein the processor and the transceiver are further configured to perform a first random access procedure using the first random access configuration using first physical resources and to perform a second random access procedure using the second random access configuration using second physical resources, wherein the first random access configuration is used for at least initial random access and the second random access configuration is used for at least timing adjustments, wherein the first physical resources are different physical resources than the second physical resources, and
wherein the processor and the transceiver are further configured to receive a first message for the first random access procedure and to receive a second message for the second random access procedure, wherein the first message is an aggregated response message including a plurality of first random access responses and the second message is an aggregated response message including a plurality of second random access responses.

US Pat. No. 10,512,097

COEXISTENCE OF WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS WITH OTHER WIRELESS NETWORKS

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPO...

1. A method for communicating, comprising:transmitting a clear-to-send 2 self (CTS2S) frame, by a wireless transceiver, based on a control logic making a determination to transmit a wireless packet to a sensor node in a wireless sensor network (WSN); and
transmitting a contention free end (CF-End) frame, by the wireless transceiver, based on the wireless packet being transmitted to the sensor node in the WSN, without transmitting another CF-End frame based on the wireless packet being transmitted to a coordinator node in the WSN.

US Pat. No. 10,512,096

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING DATA IN DUAL CONNECTIVITY AND A DEVICE THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for a user equipment (UE) communicating with a first base station (BS) and a second BS simultaneously in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:configuring, based on a radio resource control (RRC) signal from the first BS or the second BS, that uplink (UL) data is to be transmitted to the first BS for when an amount of data available for transmission in a packet data convergence protocol (PDCP) entity is less than a threshold;
receiving a first PDCP data from an upper layer;
transmitting a buffer status report (BSR) for the first PDCP data to request an UL grant to the second BS;
receiving a second PDCP data from the upper layer;
receiving the UL grant from the second BS in response to the BSR; and
transmitting both of the first PDCP data and the second PDCP data on the UL grant to the second BS even when an amount of the data available for transmission in the PDCP entity at the time of a transmission of the first PDCP data and the second PDCP data is less than the threshold.

US Pat. No. 10,512,093

SERVICE-SPECIFIC SCHEDULING IN CELLULAR NETWORKS

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method of transmitting data on a radio interface of a cellular network, the method comprising:in a configuration mode executed prior to a need for transmitting the data on the radio interface:
receiving at least one configuration message, the at least one configuration message indicating a predetermined first allocation scheme of radio resources on the radio interface, a predetermined second allocation scheme of radio resources on the radio interface, and a service-specific level of interference threshold; and
storing, in a memory, the first allocation scheme, the second allocation scheme, and the service-specific level of interference threshold;
based on a service associated with the data, establishing the service-specific level of interference threshold of the service, and further establishing a level of interference value present on the radio interface;
based on the service-specific level of interference threshold and further based on the level of interference value, selecting between the first allocation scheme and the second allocation scheme; and
transmitting the data on the radio interface employing radio resources indicated by the selected one of the first allocation scheme and the second allocation scheme.

US Pat. No. 10,512,087

IEEE 802.11 COMMUNICATION UTILIZING CARRIER SPECIFIC INTERFERENCE MITIGATION

NETGEAR, Inc., San Jose,...

1. A method for wireless communication in a multi-band, multi-carrier wireless network, the method comprising:measuring a channel condition for one or more of a plurality of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 802.11 communication bands;
based on the measured channel condition for the one or more of the plurality of IEEE 802.11 communication bands, identifying first carriers in the one or more of the plurality of IEEE 802.11 communication bands for communication;
mitigating interference on a carrier-by-carrier basis for one or more of the identified first carriers in the one or more of the plurality of IEEE 802.11 communication bands; and
transmitting, to a User Equipment (UE), wireless data on the one or more identified first carriers in the one or more of the of the plurality of IEEE 802.11 communication bands for which interference is mitigated.

US Pat. No. 10,512,080

MCS/RANK ADJUSTMENT WHEN MULTIPLEXING DATA IN A CONTROL REGION

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication at a user equipment (UE), comprising:receiving communication from a base station in a control region and a data region of a slot; and
receiving an indication from the base station regarding a data transmission in the control region, wherein the data transmission in the control region overlaps a control transmission in time, and wherein the indication indicates a different modulation and coding scheme (MCS) or a different rank for the data transmission in the control region.

US Pat. No. 10,512,079

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING CHANNEL SHARING AMONG WHITE SPACE NETWORKS

1. An application server of a network service provider, the application server comprising:a processor; and
a computer-readable medium storing a plurality of instructions which, when executed by the processor, cause the processor to perform operations, the operations comprising:
receiving a request for a white space channel assignment, wherein the request is received from a user device, wherein the user device is for coordinating a use of the white space channel assignment to support a plurality of devices to communicate wirelessly at a location of the user device;
identifying a white space channel in accordance with the request;
sending a response to the request comprising the white space channel assignment, wherein the white space channel assignment assigns a timeslot of the white space channel that is identified for sharing the white space channel, wherein the white space channel that is identified is used by a plurality of users; and
releasing the white space channel in accordance with a request to release the white space channel.

US Pat. No. 10,512,075

MULTI-LINK NEW RADIO PHYSICAL UPLINK CONTROL CHANNEL BEAM SELECTION AND REPORTING BASED AT LEAST IN PART ON PHYSICAL DOWNLINK CONTROL CHANNEL OR PHYSICAL DOWNLINK SHARED CHANNEL REFERENCE SIGNALS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication, comprising:receiving, by a user equipment (UE), a downlink transmission from at least one beam of a set of beams, the set of beams being associated with a multi-beam communication between the UE and a base station;
determining, by the UE, a metric, associated with a first beam and a second beam, of the set of beams, based at least in part on a form of averaging of metrics associated with a first slot and a second slot;
selecting, by the UE and based on the metric, the second beam to report beam related information associated with the at least one beam of the set of beams; and
reporting, by the UE, an indication that the second beam is a selected beam.

US Pat. No. 10,512,070

USER EQUIPMENT, NETWORK DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING PHYSICAL UPLINK CONTROL CHANNEL RESOURCE

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A user equipment (UE), comprising:a receiver;
a transmitter;
a processor; and
a non-transitory computer-readable medium including computer-executable instructions that, when executed by the processor, facilitate the UE carrying out a method comprising:
receiving, by the receiver cooperatively operating with the processor, a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) in an nth timeslot, wherein n is a positive integer;
determining, by the processor, a first physical uplink control channel (PUCCH) resource index of a first PUCCH in an (n+k)th timeslot according to a first resource index offset and a minimum index value, wherein the first resource index offset indicates an offset of the resource index of the first PUCCH, the first resource index offset is obtained from higher layer signaling, the minimum index value is a minimum index value of a control channel element that carries the physical downlink control channel, and k is a preset positive integer;
determining, by the processor, according to the first PUCCH resource index, an index of a second physical resource block (PRB) on which a second PUCCH in the (n+k)th timeslot is located, and a second PUCCH resource on the second PRB; and
sending, by the transmitter cooperatively operating with the processor, the first PUCCH and the second PUCCH, wherein an information carried by the first PUCCH and an information carried by the second PUCCH meet a preset relationship,
wherein the first PUCCH and the second PUCCH carry an uplink control information,
wherein the uplink control information includes at least one type of information taken from the group consisting of:
feedback information for a physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH) in the nth timeslot;
a channel state information (CSI) of a downlink; and
a scheduling request (SR).

US Pat. No. 10,512,064

ALLOCATING WIRELESS COMMUNICATION LINK RESOURCES IN A CONTROL CHANNEL

Sprint Spectrum L.P., Ov...

1. A method of allocating wireless communication link resources in a control channel, comprising:receiving, from a wireless device, control information in a control channel of an uplink portion of a wireless communication link between the wireless device and an access node;
determining a first interference level in the uplink portion;
identifying a first traffic class of data in a first portion of the uplink portion that carries bearer data;
dynamically selecting adjusted resource blocks for channel control information in a second portion of the uplink portion that carries non-bearer data based on the identified first traffic class and the determined first interference level when the identified first traffic class meets a first traffic class criteria, wherein the first interference level is determined for the second portion of the uplink portion, and the adjusted resource blocks are a distance away from an edge of a subframe comprising the uplink portion, the distance varying depending on the adjusted resource blocks selected for the second portion that carries non-bearer data;
sending to the wireless device an allocation of the adjusted resource blocks in the second portion of the uplink portion;
receiving, from the wireless device, control channel information in the uplink portion in the adjusted resource blocks;
determining at a second time a second interference level in the uplink portion of the wireless communication link;
identifying at the second time a second traffic class of data in a third portion of the uplink portion;
dynamically selecting adjusted second resource blocks in a fourth portion of the uplink portion based on the identified second traffic class and the determined second interference level when the identified second traffic class meets a second traffic class criteria, wherein the second interference level is determined for the fourth portion of the uplink portion;
sending to the wireless device a second allocation of the adjusted second resource blocks; and
receiving, from the wireless device, control channel information in the uplink portion in the adjusted second resource blocks.

US Pat. No. 10,512,056

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR NETWORK POSITIONING OF DEVICES IN A BEAMFORMED COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM

Futurewei Technologies, I...

1. A method for receiving device position determination, the method comprising:receiving, by a receiving device, beamformed position reference signals (BF-PRSs) on a plurality of communications beams from at least two transmitting devices in accordance with a BF-PRS configuration;
selecting, by the receiving device, at least one communications beam of each transmitting device in accordance with a selection criterion;
identifying, by the receiving device, at least one transmitting device beam pair from the communications beams of the at least two transmitting devices based on the selected at least one communications beam of each transmitting device, the at least one transmitting device beam pair consisting of one communications beam for each of two of the at least two transmitting devices;
performing, by the receiving device, at least one observed time difference of arrival (OTDOA) measurement based on the BF-PRSs on the at least one transmitting device beam pair; and
transmitting, by the receiving device, OTDOA feedback including the at least one OTDOA measurement and including identifiers of the selected communications beams of the at least one transmitting device beam pair.

US Pat. No. 10,512,054

SYNCHRONIZATION AND TIME TRANSFER IN WIRELESS NETWORKS AND METHOD THEREFOR

BENCHMARK ELECTRONICS, IN...

1. A method for synchronization and time transfer in a wireless system having a single timing source comprising:transmitting a timing message from a coordinator node, wherein the coordinator node is coupled to the single timing source of the wireless system;
detecting the timing message by a wireless node;
synchronizing the wireless node to a time on the timing message;
computing a delay time by the wireless node detecting the timing message, wherein the delay time is a time from when the wireless node detects the timing message to a next time slot;
determining a frame time by the wireless node, wherein the frame time is a time between when the timing message is sent and a next timing message is sent, the frame time comprising a plurality of time slots, each time slot being of a same duration; and
counting down to the next timing message by the wireless node once the frame time is determined to maintain a local system time and be synchronized with the coordinator node.

US Pat. No. 10,512,051

UNIFIED SYNCHRONIZATION DESIGN UNDER MIXED DEPLOYMENTS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method comprising:receiving, by a user equipment (UE), a frame comprising a physical broadcast channel (PBCH), wherein the PBCH includes a master information block (MIB) comprising most significant bits (MSB)s of a system frame number (SFN) of the frame;
decoding the MSBs of the SFN;
determining whether the frame is designated an even frame or an odd frame based at least on an indication included within a synchronization signal burst set (SSBS) of the frame; and
based at least on the decoded MSBs and the frame designation, blind decoding a subset of less significant bits (LSB)s of the SFN to determine which of the subset of the LSBs are part of the SFN.

US Pat. No. 10,512,050

SYNCHRONIZATION AND BROADCAST CHANNEL DESIGN WITH FLEXIBLE BANDWIDTH ALLOCATIONS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communications by a user equipment (UE), comprising:detecting a synchronization channel and a secondary synchronization signal (SSS) transmitted with the synchronization channel by searching for one or more synchronization channels according to a synchronization channel raster, that is not centered around a direct current (DC) tone of a system bandwidth, the synchronization channel raster having a coarser granularity than a channel raster for other channels in the system bandwidth;
receiving a reference signal for demodulation (DMRS), other than a cell-specific reference signal, wherein a sequence of the DMRS is independent of at least one of a downlink bandwidth or a location of the synchronization channel within the system bandwidth;
demodulating a physical broadcast channel (PBCH) transmitted in the synchronization channel based on at least one of the DMRS and the SSS; and
determining the system bandwidth corresponding to the downlink bandwidth based at least in part on the PBCH.

US Pat. No. 10,512,044

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INCREASING PERFORMANCE OF COMMUNICATION LINKS OF COMMUNICATION NODES

ISCO International, LLC, ...

1. A device, comprising:a processing system including a processor; and
a memory that stores executable instructions that, when executed by the processing system, facilitate performance of operations, comprising:
receiving a signal to interference noise ratio (SINR) for a plurality of channels for a cell site resulting in a first plurality of SINRs for a first time period;
identifying, as an SINR parameter for the cell site, a lowest SINR from the first plurality of SINRs;
determining that the SINR parameter for the cell site is below a threshold;
providing first instructions to the cell site to take a first corrective action, wherein the first corrective action attempts to improve the SINR parameter for the cell site;
responsive to a determination that the first corrective action has improved the SINR parameter for the cell site, determining whether the first corrective action has reduced an SINR parameter for a second cell site to below a second threshold; and
reversing the first corrective action responsive to a determination that the first corrective action has reduced the SINR parameter for the second cell site to below the second threshold.

US Pat. No. 10,512,042

METHOD FOR TERMINAL TO TRANSMIT UPLINK SIGNAL, AND TERMINAL

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method for a terminal to transmit an uplink signal to a serving base station and at least another base station, the method comprising:receiving an instruction sent from the serving base station (BS) for the terminal to determine a transmit power of a sounding reference signal (SRS) for sending to the serving base station and the at least another base station, wherein the instruction includes information for either jointly transmitting the SRS to more than one of the at least two base stations, or independently transmitting the SRS to each of the at least two base stations;
selecting an uplink power control formula from a plurality of uplink power control formulas at the terminal according to whether the SRS is to be transmitted jointly or independently;
receiving respective target power values from the serving base station and the at least another base station or receiving a target power value from the serving base station that is a value negotiated between the serving base station and the at least another base station;
obtaining the transmit power suitable for jointly transmitting the SRS by:
a) using the selected uplink power control formula and the respective target power values; or
b) using the selected uplink power control formula and the target power value from the serving base station; and
jointly or individually transmitting the SRS to the serving base station and the at least another base station based on the received instruction.

US Pat. No. 10,512,038

VOICE AND DATA CONTINUITY BETWEEN WIRELESS DEVICES

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A method to maintain continuity of a data session between a first wireless device and a remote device by relaying data to the first wireless device from a second wireless device, the method comprising:at the second wireless device:
receiving a signaling message from the first wireless device over a local connection, wherein the signaling message comprises:
a request to receive data for the data session via the local connection, and
a base station identifier identifying a base station of a wireless wide area network (WWAN) via which the first wireless device established the data session with the remote device;
receiving a first key from the first wireless device;
establishing, using the first key, a radio resource control (RRC) connection with the base station identified by the base station identifier;
receiving, from the base station subsequent to the establishing, data for the data session originating from the remote device; and
transmitting the data to the first wireless device via the local connection.

US Pat. No. 10,512,037

CONTROLLING CELL SELECTION BASED ON RELATIVE DEVICE-TYPE PRIORITIZATION

Sprint Spectrum L.P., Ov...

12. A wireless communication system configured to control base station selection, wherein the wireless communication system is configured to serve user equipment devices (UEs) including (i) UEs of a first type that support engaging in standalone service on a first radio access technology (RAT) and dual-connectivity service on the first RAT and a second RAT, and (ii) UEs of a second type that support engaging in the standalone service on the first RAT but that do not support engaging in the dual-connectivity service on the first RAT and the second RAT, the system comprising:a plurality of base stations that each support providing the standalone service on a first RAT, wherein the plurality of base stations includes (i) a first base station that additionally supports providing the dual-connectivity service on the first RAT and a second RAT and (ii) a second base station that does not additionally support providing the dual-connectivity service on the first RAT and the second RAT,
wherein the wireless communication system is configured to transmit to a UE prioritization data for use by the UE to select, from at least the first and second base stations, a base station to be a serving base station of the UE, wherein the prioritization data includes (i) first prioritization data that specifies that the first base station prioritizes serving UEs of the first type over serving UEs of the second type and (ii) second prioritization data that specifies that the second base station prioritizes serving UEs of the second type over UEs of the first type,
whereby transmission of the prioritization data facilitates UE selection, from at least the first and second base stations, the base station to be the serving base station of the UE.

US Pat. No. 10,512,031

SIGNALLING IN MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS

NEC CORPORATION, Minato-...

1. A method for controlling a base station, the method comprising:broadcasting first system information that comprises information for acquiring on-demand system information, wherein the on-demand system information comprises information not broadcast in the first system information;
receiving from a UE in an idle state, if the first system information comprises the information for acquiring the on-demand system information, a message to initiate a random access procedure that uses a random access channel (RACH) preamble and is configured, using the information for acquiring the on-demand system information, to act as a request for on-demand system information; and
transmitting the on-demand system information, if the request for on-demand system information is received from the UE.

US Pat. No. 10,512,015

RAN FOR MULTIMEDIA DELIVERY

Parallel Wireless, Inc., ...

1. A method comprising:receiving, at an upstream gateway node, a video data flow;
sending, from the upstream gateway node, the video data flow to a Radio Access Network (RAN);
receiving, at the upstream gateway node, a congestion control message from the RAN based on a request for retransmission of a portion of the video data flow at the RAN to a User Equipment (UE);
determining, at the upstream gateway node, via shallow packet inspection on the portion of the video data flow, that the portion of the video data flow is not a message containing no content and is not a request for acknowledgement to keep a connection alive; and
performing, at the upstream gateway node, flow control of the video data flow based on the congestion control message.

US Pat. No. 10,511,977

SPECTRUM ACCESS SHARING FRONT-END PROCESSOR FOR MOBILE MANAGEMENT ENTITIES

1. A method comprising:receiving, at a front-end processor of a mobile management entity, a spectrum allocation message that indicates a spectrum allocation for implementation by a carrier network, wherein the mobile management entity is hosted by a computing resource that comprises a processor;
identifying, by the front-end processor of the mobile management entity, an eNodeB that is controlled by the mobile management entity;
generating, by the front-end processor of the mobile management entity and based on the spectrum allocation message, a signaling command comprising data that indicates the spectrum allocation; and
sending, by the mobile management entity, the signaling command to the eNodeB to initiate implementation of the spectrum allocation indicated by the spectrum allocation message.

US Pat. No. 10,511,945

BICYCLE COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND PAIRING METHOD

Shimano Inc., Osaka (JP)...

1. A bicycle communication device comprising:a communicator communicable with a bicycle electric component and a bicycle operation unit, the bicycle electric component including a drive unit;
a memory that stores information related to the bicycle operation unit; and
a base that includes the communicator and the memory, the base being configured to be selectively attached one at a time to the bicycle operation unit and the bicycle electric component in a removable manner,
in a state where the communicator is located in a predetermined range that is within thirty centimeters from the bicycle electric component, the communicator automatically inputting the information related to the bicycle operation unit to the bicycle electric component so that the bicycle operation unit is paired with the bicycle electric component.

US Pat. No. 10,511,930

REAL-TIME LOCATION SMART SPEAKER NOTIFICATION SYSTEM

CenTrak, Inc., Newtown, ...

1. A system for presenting a notification for playback at a smart speaker device, the system comprising:a real-time location (RTL) server configured to communicate with a backbone network;
a base station configured to transmit a signal including an identifier of the base station to a portable device, the portable device configured to transmit an output signal including a portable device ID representative of the portable device to at least one radio frequency network access point (RF-NAP);
wherein the output signal of the portable device includes the identifier of the base station combined with the portable device ID, defining a combined ID signal; and
wherein the at least one RF-NAP communicates via the backbone network to the RTL server and a notification server;
the notification server configured to associate the notification with the portable device ID, and at least one of generate, store, distribute, cue and present for playback the notification based on the portable device ID; and
a smart speaker device configured to communicate with the base station and the RF-NAP to receive communication from the notification server, the smart speaker device is associated with a location,
wherein the RTL server is configured to determine the location and an identity of the portable device based on receiving the combined ID signal from the portable device, and
wherein the notification server is configured to cue the associated notification for playback at the smart speaker device based on the determined location of the portable device.

US Pat. No. 10,511,921

AUTOMATED FITTING OF HEARING DEVICES

1. A method of pre-fitting a customizable sound processing device for a user, the method executed by a computing device and comprising:obtaining a hearing map representing the user's hearing, the hearing map being obtained by:
playing back acoustic signals to the user, the acoustic signals comprising at least one synthesized or recorded spoken word;
obtaining user input related to the user's perceptions of the acoustic signals, by providing a user interface through which the user may enter the word or words which the user heard;
determining an accuracy of the user input relative to the word or words actually played back and estimating, directly from the user input and without any intervening process of user specific testing, a percentage of information transmitted to the user; and
estimating, directly from the percentage of information transmitted to the user and without any intervening process of user-specific testing, hearing map parameters within specific frequency bands so as to derive the hearing map representing the user's hearing;
establishing a virtual signal processing path in the computing device which reflects a signal processing function of the customizable sound processing device;
updating parameters of the virtual signal processing path based on said hearing map; and
passing an audio signal through the virtual signal processing path and playing back the processed audio signal to the user.

US Pat. No. 10,511,168

INTELLIGENT CURRENT LEAD DEVICE AND OPERATIONAL METHODS THEROF

1. A current lead device adapted to selectively provide electrical continuity and thermal continuity between at least one power source in a first temperature reservoir at a first temperature and at least one device in a second temperature reservoir at a second temperature, the current lead device comprising:a vessel having a first end and a second end, the vessel enclosing an environment,
an upper electrical connection at the first end of the vessel, the upper electrical connection having a first end disposed outside of the vessel and a second end disposed inside of the vessel, the upper electrical connection adapted to electrically connect to the at least one power source at the first end of the upper electrical connection,
an upper voltage bushing that electrically isolates the upper electrical connection from the vessel,
an upper electrical bus electrically connected to the second end of the upper electrical connection,
current elements, where each of the current elements have a first end and a second end, the first end selectively electrically engaged with the upper electrical bus,
a lower electrical bus selectively electrically engaged with the second end of the current elements,
a lower electrical connection at the second end of the vessel, the lower electrical connection having a first end disposed inside of the vessel and a second end disposed outside of the vessel, the lower electrical connection adapted to electrically connect to the at least one device at the second end of the lower electrical connection,
a lower voltage bushing that electrically isolates the lower electrical connection front the vessel,
actuators that are configured to selectively electrically engage and disengage the first ends of the current elements to the upper electrical bus and the second ends of the current elements to the lower electrical bus, and
diagnostic sensors disposed within the vessel adapted to sense properties of at least one of the upper electrical bus, the lower electrical bus, actuators, and the current elements.

US Pat. No. 10,509,047

METHOD FOR HANDLING A SAMPLE TUBE AND HANDLING DEVICE

Roche Diagnostics Operati...

1. A method for automated handling of an unaligned sample tube by a gripper apparatus, wherein the unaligned sample tube is filled with liquid to be analyzed, the method comprises:determining a position and alignment of a sample tube in a holding apparatus based on 3D spatial geometric data of the sample tube acquired by an image acquisition apparatus under control of a control apparatus; and
handling the sample tube by the gripper apparatus under control of the control apparatus, wherein the handling is based on the 3D spatial geometric sample tube position and alignment data acquired by the image acquisition apparatus and conveyed to the control apparatus and wherein upon determination by the image acquisition apparatus that the alignment of the sample tube deviates obliquely from a longitudinal bearing axis standard such that a vertical axis of the sample tube is not parallel to the longitudinal bearing axis, the control apparatus spatially manipulates the gripper apparatus based on the 3D spatial geometric sample tube position and alignment data acquired by the image acquisition apparatus so that the gripper apparatus adjusts itself spatially in order to grip the sample tube obliquely at the same non-parallel deviation from the longitudinal bearing axis standard as the sample tube.

US Pat. No. 10,509,021

DIAGNOSING DEVICE FOR ON-LOAD TAP CHANGING APPARATUS, DIAGNOSING METHOD FOR ON-LOAD TAP CHANGING APPARATUS, AND DIAGNOSING DEVICE FOR TRANSFORMER

Hitachi, Ltd., Tokyo (JP...

1. A diagnosing device for an on-load tap changing apparatus having an insulating oil tank in which insulating oil is sealed, a changeover switching device that is disposed within the insulating oil tank and performs the tap changing operation of a tap winding, a tap selector that selects the tap position of the tap winding, and a polarity (transposition) changer that inverts the polarity of the tap winding or a winding connected to the tap winding,wherein the diagnosing device includes an arc discharge light detector that detects arc discharge light that is emitted at changing the tap position of the tap selector, and
wherein the degradation degree of the insulating oil is diagnosed based on the arc discharge light detected by the arc discharge light detector.

US Pat. No. 10,508,642

ROTOR BLADE PITCH ARRANGEMENT

1. A blade pitch arrangement of a wind turbine having a number of blade shafts extending radially outward from a hub and a rotor blade mounted around each blade shaft, which blade pitch arrangement havinga toothed ring arranged at the root end of each rotor blade; and
a pitch drive unit for each rotor blade, including a driver body and a pinion realized to engage with the toothed ring of a rotor blade;comprising the pitch drive unit arranged relative to its corresponding rotor blade such that the pinion is positioned closest to the hub, and the driver body extends in a direction radially outward from the hub; anda pinion bracket, wherein the pinion bracket comprises a hub mounting interface adapted for mounting the pitch drive unit to the hub.

US Pat. No. 10,507,473

NOZZLE SEPARATOR BOWL

Andritz Frautech S.r.l., ...

1. Centrifugal nozzle separator, comprising a bowl (4) manufactured from one single piece and defining pyramidal openings (12) pointing to openings (10) for nozzles (11),wherein the bowl (4) with pyramidal openings (12) further defines a path from an inlet for a suspension into the bowl (4) through each pyramidal opening (12) to the openings (10) for the nozzles (11) that is free from lips and free from an intervening structure, configured to allow flow of a suspension with solid particles from the bowl (4) through the pyramidal openings (12) to the nozzles (11) with minimized turbulence and without passing through an intervening structure that removes solids from the suspension.

US Pat. No. 10,507,443

MIXING APPARATUS AND SYSTEM

SURFACE TO SURFACE INC., ...

1. A mixing apparatus configured to breakdown and mix a semi-solid material with a treatment additive to absorb and capture liquid in the semi-solid material, and thereby discharge a mixture that will become a low slump material, the mixing apparatus comprising:a housing defining a primary chamber;
an inlet provided on the housing for receiving the semi-solid material and the treatment additive into the mixing apparatus;
an outlet provided on the housing for discharging the mixture from the mixing apparatus, the outlet being disposed vertically below the inlet;
a plurality of rotating shafts arranged within the primary chamber horizontally relative to an operating position of the mixing apparatus and perpendicular to a flow path of the semi-solid material and the treatment additive through the primary chamber from the inlet to the outlet, each rotating shaft being vertically spaced from another of the rotating shafts along the flow path; and
a plurality of flailing fixtures movably attached to each of the plurality of rotating shafts, with each flailing fixture having a disrupter end that moves about freely relative to its respective rotating shaft,
wherein the housing is constructed in such a manner as to route the semi-solid material and the treatment additive along the flow path onto each of the rotating shafts that transversely cross the primary chamber to thereby be engaged by the plurality of flailing fixtures respectively thereon, and
wherein each of the plurality of flailing fixtures is configured to flail and make contact with the semi-solid material and the treatment additive due to centrifugal force and momentum provided by the respective rotating shaft to thereby enhance the breakdown and mixing action within the primary chamber of the mixing apparatus.

US Pat. No. 10,512,201

MEMBER PREPARATION METHOD AND MEMBER PREPARATION APPARATUS

PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PR...

1. A member preparation method comprising:a request rank determining step of determining a request member rank of a member fitted to production of a mounting board based on
board information including a mounting position of a component to be mounted on the mounting board, and
component information of the component to be mounted on the mounting board;
a fitting member extracting step of extracting a fitting member fitted to the request member rank determined in the request rank determining step in a plurality of members based on
a production plan of the mounting board, and
retained member information in which a member rank is associated with each of the plurality of the members usable in the production of the mounting board;
a use member selecting step of selecting a use member that is to be used for the production of the mounting board from the fitting member extracted in the fitting member extracting step; and
a member preparation instructing step of generating an instruction to prepare the use member selected in the use member selecting step.

US Pat. No. 10,512,195

SERVER DEVICE WITH CAPACITIVE CIRCUIT

Hewlett Packard Enterpris...

1. A system, comprising:a server device including:
a printed circuit assembly (PCA) that includes electronic components;
a capacitive liquid detection circuit that is located on the PCA and surrounds at least one of the electronic components to detect a presence of liquid on the PCA; and
a baseboard management controller unit (BMC);
wherein the capacitive liquid detection circuit is to notify the BMC responsive to detecting the presence of liquid, and
the BCM is to send a signal to a computing device responsive to being notified by the capacitive liquid detection circuit.

US Pat. No. 10,512,193

COOLING CHASSIS FOR A COOLING SYSTEM

QUANTA COMPUTER INC., Ta...

1. A cooling chassis for cooling a computer system comprising:a housing configured to allow air to pass through in a housing air flow direction;
a first radiator within the housing, the first radiator being oriented at a first oblique angle relative to the housing air flow direction;
a first fan configured to direct air through the first radiator in a first fan air flow direction oblique to the housing air flow direction; and
a second fan configured to direct air at least partially through the first radiator in a second fan air flow direction, parallel to the housing air flow direction.

US Pat. No. 10,512,192

IMMERSION COOLING SYSTEM WITH LOW FLUID LOSS

14. A two-phase immersion cooling system, including:a tank configured to hold a volume of dielectric cooling fluid;
a condensing chamber including at least one condenser component; and
a plurality of immersion modules configured to be placed in fluid communication with the condensing chamber, each immersion module configured to support at least one heat-generating component submerged in the dielectric cooling fluid, each immersion module comprising an upper interior surface positioned to overlie a heat-generating component supported by the immersion module and configured to laterally redirect vaporized dielectric cooling fluid away from the heat-generating component and towards the condensing chamber.

US Pat. No. 10,512,191

RELOCATION MODULE FOR PATIENT MONITORS AND SURGICAL EQUIPMENT

1. A module for housing unrelated electronic and electromechanical surgical equipment and for managing waste heat during surgery, the module comprising:a lower section configured to house unrelated waste heat-producing electronic and electromechanical surgical equipment;
a tower-like upper section located on top of the lower section;
a cowling that substantially confines waste heat generated by the unrelated waste heat-producing electronic and electromechanical surgical equipment; and
an air inlet vent configured to allow air to enter and cool the unrelated waste heat-producing electronic and electromechanical equipment storable in the lower section,
wherein the tower-like upper section serves as a chimney allowing a convection current of waste heat to rise within the tower-like upper section and be discharged from outlet vents located near the top of the tower-like upper section.

US Pat. No. 10,512,189

SERVER WITH MOVEABLE SIGNAL CABLE AND CABLE SLEEVE

QUANTA COMPUTER INC., Ta...

1. A server, comprising:a housing that at least partially defines a sled channel and a cable channel;
a sled configured to be inserted into the sled channel of the housing at a first end of the housing and travel along a longitudinal axis of the housing;
a cable positioned within a cable sleeve, the cable sleeve being mounted to the sled;
an obstruction positioned at a first end of the housing and aligned with the cable channel and the cable sleeve along the longitudinal axis of the housing, wherein
the cable sleeve has a chamfered end piece, and wherein during insertion of the sled into the housing, the chamfered end piece of the cable sleeve is configured to contact the obstruction responsive to the sled being inserted into the housing to cause the cable sleeve to rotate away from the sled and the obstruction from a first position relative to the sled to a second position relative to the sled, the cable sleeve in the second position being positioned at least partially within the sled channel.

US Pat. No. 10,512,188

LINE, ARRANGEMENT AND SERVER INSERT

FUJITSU LIMITED, Kawasak...

1. A line for a server insert for connecting a power supply unit of the server insert to a circuit board with distributor contacts, the line comprises:a first current rail; and
a second current rail, wherein
the first current rail and the second current rail are arranged parallel to each other and are configured to be secured on the power supply unit of the server insert and the circuit board with distributor contacts, the current rails have first connection elements, which are arranged in such a way that the line is connectable with another line to form a point-symmetrical arrangement of the line and the other line,
at least one plug connector is connected to the first current rail and at least one plug connector is connected to the second current rail, and
the plug connectors are each connectable to the power supply unit of the server insert.

US Pat. No. 10,512,186

WIRE BUNCHING DEVICE, BACKLIGHT MODULE AND DISPLAY DEVICE

BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO.,...

1. A wire bunching device, comprising:a base; and
a top cap connected with the base to form a hollow structure running through the wire bunching device in a first direction; wherein
the hollow structure is used for a wire material to pass through,
an inner wall of the hollow structure at least comprises a first portion formed by the top cap and a second portion formed by the base,
the first portion and the second portion are respectively disposed to extend from one end of the hollow structure to the other end in the first direction,
wherein the base is provided thereon with an engagement structure, and the engagement structure is configured to match connection with a connection structure of a backplane, and
wherein the engagement structure is a groove, and the groove is provided in at least one of an outer side wall of the base and a side of the base away from the top cap.

US Pat. No. 10,512,182

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

Toshiba Memory Corporatio...

1. An electronic apparatus comprising:a first printed circuit board, a second printed circuit board and a plurality of devices including a nonvolatile memory package and a controller package configured to control the nonvolatile memory package, the controller package being mounted on the first printed circuit board;
a spacer with a first slit, the spacer being interposed between the first and second printed circuit boards; and
a housing accommodating the first and second printed circuit boards and the spacer, the housing including an opening on a surface constituting the housing, wherein
the first slit is placed between the opening and an encryption device among the plurality of devices and the first slit directs an air flow from the opening into an inside of the spacer,
the encryption device is present in a first region, the encryption device being a device used for an encryption process of data to be stored into the nonvolatile memory package,
the first printed circuit board contains the first region and a second region, the first region being a region that is not irradiated with light emitted from a light source placed at the opening, and the second region being a region that is irradiated with the light emitted from the light source at the opening, and
the first region and the second region are defined by the spacer.

US Pat. No. 10,512,180

SECURITY SYSTEM FOR ELECTRONICS CABINET

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. An electronics cabinet, comprising:front, rear and side walls, wherein the rear wall includes first and second removable panels, the first and second removable panels being mounted to the rear wall with securing fasteners; and
a security system for preventing removal of the first and second removable panels, comprising:
an assembly that overlies a securing fastener of the first panel and a securing fastener of the second panel; and
a locking device engaging the assembly, the locking device configured to move between locked and unlocked conditions, wherein in the locked condition the locking device prevents removal of the assembly from the first and second rear panels, and in the unlocked condition the locking device permits the removal of the assembly from the first and second rear panels;
wherein the assembly comprises an inner member that engages an engagement feature on the rear wall, an outer member that overlies the inner member and prevents disengagement of the inner member from the engagement feature and a cover that covers and protects the locking device, wherein in the locked condition the locking device engages the inner member.

US Pat. No. 10,512,179

FLEXIBLE DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

SHANGHAI TIANMA AM-OLED C...

1. A flexible display device, comprising:a flexible display panel;
a rigid structure having a first surface supporting the flexible display panel; and
a support structure comprising a set of support arms,
wherein the set of support arms comprises a first support arm and a second support arm, the first support arm and the second support arm have separated structures and are configured to support the rigid structure;
the rigid structure is bent at a preset angle based on a combined state of the set of support arms so that the flexible display panel supported by the rigid structure is bent at a same angle as the preset angle;
the combined state of the set of support arms comprises a first use state and a second use state, the first support arm and the second support arm are located on a same plane in the first use state, and the preset angle is formed between the first support arm and the second support arm in the second use state;
wherein the support structure further comprises: a connection member, wherein the first support arm is hinged with the second support arm via the connection member;
wherein the connection member comprises: a first sub connection member; and a second sub connection member, wherein the first sub connection member and the second sub connection member are arranged on two sides of the support structure respectively, so that the first support arm is rotatably connected to the second support arm via the first sub connection member and the second sub connection member; and
wherein each of the first sub connection member and the second sub connection member is provided with a support member, and the support member is configured to provide a fulcrum for the rigid structure so that the rigid structure is bent at the preset angle around the fulcrum.

US Pat. No. 10,512,173

WIRING BOARD

Kyocera Corporation, Kyo...

1. A wiring board comprising:an insulating base having a first surface including a mounting region for mounting a semiconductor integrated circuit element and a second surface connected to an external board, the insulating base in which a plurality of insulating layers are laminated;
a power supply conductor including on the first surface:
a first planar conductor positioned in one side region around the mounting region, and
a plurality of first linear conductors protruding from the first planar conductor into the mounting region in a comb-shaped state, the plurality of first linear conductors to which a plurality of respective power supply electrodes of the semiconductor integrated circuit element are connected;
a grounding conductor including on the first surface:
a second planar conductor positioned in a region opposite to the one side region around the mounting region, and
a plurality of second linear conductors protruding from the second planar conductor into the mounting region in a comb-shaped state to be alternately adjacent to the first linear conductors, the plurality of second linear conductors to which a plurality of respective grounding electrodes of the semiconductor integrated circuit element are connected;
a plurality of power supply terminals, on the second surface, positioned in a first region overlapping with the first planar conductor in a plan perspective view, the plurality of power supply terminals being electrically connected to the first planar conductor through a first through conductor penetrating each of the plurality of insulating layers between the first planar conductor and the first region; and
a plurality of grounding terminals, on the second surface, positioned in a second region overlapping with the second planar conductor in a plan perspective view, the plurality of grounding terminals being electrically connected to the second planar conductor through a second through conductor penetrating each of the plurality of insulating layers between the second planar conductor and the second region.

US Pat. No. 10,512,172

SYSTEM FOR PRESSING PRE-TIN SHAPING

Tyco Electronics (Donggua...

1. A pre-tin shaping system, comprising:a base securely holding a circuit board having a pre-tin layer;
a heat-press unit having a contact tip; and
a movable unit moving the heat-press unit relative to the base, the contact tip movable to shape the pre-tin layer to correspond to a shape of the contact tip, only the pre-tin layer is disposed between the circuit board and the contact tip when the contact tip shapes the pre-tin layer.

US Pat. No. 10,512,170

HIGHLY CONDUCTIVE TRANSPARENT GLASS-BASED CIRCUIT BOARD

WUHAN HUASHANG GREEN TECH...

1. A highly conductive transparent glass-based circuit board, comprising:a glass substrate, being a glass-tempered substrate,
wherein a surface of the glass-tempered substrate faces air, and a conductive paste, printed on the surface of the glass-tempered substrate, is baked, heated, and cooled to form a conductive circuit fused with the surface of the glass substrate;
wherein the conductive circuit is made essentially of a graphene layer or a conductive layer having a graphene upper portion and a metal lower portion fused with the glass substrate, and a surface of the graphene upper portion is fused with a surface of the metal lower portion;
wherein a surface of the conductive circuit, except a region reserved for a solder pad used for welding a component, is covered with a printed-circuit-board (PCB) organic solder-resistant layer;
wherein the conductive paste includes conductive powder, low temperature glass powder, ethyl cellulose, terpineol, and dibutyl maleate at a mass ratio of 65 to 75:3:5 to 10:10 to 20:1 to 3, and the conductive powder is graphene powder or a mixture of metal powder and graphene powder; and
wherein, when the conductive powder is the mixture of metal powder and graphene powder, the graphene powder accounts for 2% to 5% by mass of the conductive paste.

US Pat. No. 10,512,168

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME

MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPO...

1. An electronic device comprising:a printed circuit board having a first main surface;
an electronic part mounted on the first main surface; and
a first connection member connecting the printed circuit board and the electronic part,
the printed circuit board including at least one projection formed on the first main surface so as to project in a direction crossing the first main surface,
the at least one projection being formed outside a bottom surface of the electronic part located at a side of the first main surface,
the first connection member being in contact with at least part of the at least one projection, at least part of the bottom surface of the electronic part, and at least part of a lateral surface of the electronic part intersecting the bottom surface,
the first connection member is formed so as to entirely cover at least a top surface of the at least one projection,
the printed circuit board includes a wiring pattern formed on the first main surface,
the at least one projection is formed on a region of the first main surface in which the wiring pattern is not formed,
the at least one projection is formed at a spacing from a perimeter of the bottom surface, and
the spacing is greater than or equal to a height of the at least one projection in a direction perpendicular to the first main surface and is smaller than or equal to a width of the at least one projection in a direction extending along the first main surface and extending from the electronic part toward the at least one projection.

US Pat. No. 10,512,155

WIRING BOARD, OPTICAL SEMICONDUCTOR ELEMENT PACKAGE, AND OPTICAL SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE

KYOCERA Corporation, Kyo...

1. A wiring board, comprising:a first dielectric layer having a rectangular plate form;
a ground conductor wiring which is positioned on a first face of the first dielectric layer and is connected to a ground potential, a first end portion of the ground conductor wiring extending to a first side of the first face;
a pair of signal conductor wirings which is positioned on the first face of the first dielectric layer and carries out signal transmission, the pair of signal conductor wirings being positioned along the ground conductor wiring keeping a predetermined distance from the ground conductor wiring on both sides in a width direction of the ground conductor wiring, first end portions of the pair of signal conductor wirings extending to the first side of the first face;
a ground conductor layer which is positioned on a second face of the first dielectric layer and is connected to the ground potential, a region of the ground conductor layer where the first end portions of the pair of signal conductor wirings are positioned in plan view being cut away inwardly from a first side of the second face opposing the first side of the first face; and
a second dielectric layer having a rectangular plate form, the second dielectric layer being positioned on a side of the ground conductor layer opposite to the first dielectric layer.

US Pat. No. 10,512,150

SYSTEMS AND APPARATUSES FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE ATMOSPHERE THIN FILM PIEZOELECTRIC RESONANT PLASMAS TO MODULATE AIR FLOWS

GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPER...

1. A plasma actuator system for reducing aerodynamic drag of a vehicle by discharging plasma, the system comprising: at least one pair of thin films configured to integrate into a pair of electrodes wherein each of the thin films of the pair of thin films is composed of a thin film piezo-electric material; a dielectric configured as an insulator region to separate each electrode integrated with the thin film piezo-electric material; and a power supply configured to deliver alternating current to each electrode to provide a high voltage output obtained by the thin film piezo-electric material integrated with the pair of electrodes wherein the high voltage output is about 10 kilovolts.

US Pat. No. 10,512,147

EXTREME ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION SOURCE AND DROPLET CATCHER THEREOF

TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANU...

1. An extreme ultraviolet radiation source, comprising:a droplet generator configured to output a plurality of target droplets along a target droplet path that is parallel to a horizontal direction; and
a droplet catcher, comprising:
an open end substantially aligned with the target droplet path;
an enclosed end being opposite to the open end;
a pipe wall disposed between the open end and the enclosed end, wherein the pipe wall includes a first pipe wall portion having an inner top surface parallel to the horizontal direction and an inner bottom surface inclined relative to the inner top surface; and
at least one gutter formed on the inner bottom surface and having a long axis extending along the horizontal direction.

US Pat. No. 10,512,146

X-RAY TUBE CASING

General Electric Company,...

1. An x-ray tube casing for an x-ray tube insert, the casing comprising:a central frame adapted to receive the x-ray tube insert therein, the central frame including a side wall and at least one passage formed internally within the side wall, the passage having an inlet end and an outlet end, wherein the at least one internal passage comprises:
a first internal passage having an inlet and an outlet, wherein the first internal passage and is not in fluid communication with an interior space defined by the central frame; and
a second internal passage having an inlet and an outlet, wherein the second internal passage is in fluid communication with the interior space defined by the central frame.

US Pat. No. 10,512,143

METHOD FOR COMMISSIONING LIGHTING SYSTEM COMPONENTS USING VOICE COMMANDS

Universal Lighting Techno...

1. A lighting control system comprising:a first device mounted in association with a lighting zone to be commissioned and comprising data storage;
a plurality of second devices in operable connection with the first device; and
a controller configured upon actuation of a commissioning mode via the first device, to direct the performance of a set of commissioning operations for each of the plurality of second devices, said operations comprising
providing an audio and/or visual notification corresponding to at least one of the plurality of second devices,
translating voice commands received via a microphone operably associated with the first device into device configuration data,
storing the device configuration data in the data storage and in association with an address for the at least one of the plurality of second devices.

US Pat. No. 10,512,142

LIGHTING CONTROL PROGRAM UPDATE SYSTEM, UPDATE DEVICE, LIGHTING DEVICE, AND LIGHTING CONTROL PROGRAM UPDATE METHOD

PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PR...

1. A lighting control program update system comprising:a wireless operation device that outputs an operation instruction including first wireless operation device ID information;
a plurality of lighting devices each of which stores second wireless operation device ID information, receives the operation instruction, and performs an operation based on the operation instruction when the first wireless operation device ID information included in the operation instruction matches second wireless operation device ID information; and
an update device that broadcasts a control program update instruction including third wireless operation device ID information that is identical to the first wireless operation device ID information to the plurality of lighting devices,
wherein
when the third wireless operation device ID information included in the control program update instruction matches the second wireless operation device ID information stored in the lighting devices, each of the plurality of lighting devices updates a control program stored in the lighting device in response to the control program update instruction.

US Pat. No. 10,512,136

ULTRAVIOLET IRRADIATION DEVICE

Nikkiso Co., Ltd., Tokyo...

1. An ultraviolet irradiation device comprising:a light source unit that includes a plurality of light emitting devices and outputs ultraviolet light as irradiating light;
a drive circuit that supplies a drive current to the plurality of light emitting devices;
a sensing unit that senses a trouble in the plurality of light emitting devices; and
a controller that controls the drive current in accordance with a result of sensing by the sensing unit, wherein
when an output of the light source unit is reduced due to the trouble in one or some of the plurality of light emitting devices, the controller controls the drive current of a plurality of light emitting devices other than the light emitting device in trouble so as to compensate reduction in the output of the light source unit,
the irradiating light includes first irradiating light and second irradiating light output from mutually different positions and in mutually different directions, and
when an output ratio between the first irradiating light and the second irradiating light changes due to the trouble in one or some of the plurality of light emitting devices, the controller controls the drive current of each of the light emitting devices so as to cancel the change in the output ratio.

US Pat. No. 10,512,133

METHODS OF PROVIDING TUNABLE WARM WHITE LIGHT

Ecosense Lighting Inc., ...

1. A method of generating white light, the method comprising:producing light from a first light emitting diode (“LED”) string that comprises a blue LED with a peak wavelength of between about 405 nm and about 470 nm;
producing light from a second light emitting diode (“LED”) string that comprises a blue LED with a peak wavelength of between about 405 nm and about 470 nm;
producing light from a third light emitting diode (“LED”) string that comprises a blue LED with a peak wavelength of between about 405 nm and about 470 nm;
passing the light produced by each of the first, second, and third LED strings through one of a plurality of respective luminophoric mediums to produce a first unsaturated light, a second unsaturated light, and a third unsaturated light, respectively; and
combining the first unsaturated light, the second unsaturated light, and the third unsaturated light together into a fourth unsaturated light;
wherein the first unsaturated light has a first color point within a white color range defined by a polygonal region on the 1931 CIE Chromaticity Diagram defined by the following ccx, ccy color coordinates: (0.4006, 0.4044), (0.3736, 0.3874), (0.3670, 0.3578), (0.3898, 0.3716);
wherein the second unsaturated light has a second color point within a red color range on the 1931 CIE Chromaticity Diagram defined by a spectral locus between the constant CCT line of 1600K and a line of purples, the line of purples, a line connecting the ccx, ccy color coordinates (0.61, 0.21) and (0.47, 0.28), and the constant CCT line of 1600K;
wherein the third unsaturated light has a third color point within a yellow/green color range on the 1931 CIE Chromaticity Diagram defined by the constant CCT line of 4600K, the Planckian locus between 4600K and 550K, the spectral locus, and a line connecting the ccx, ccy color coordinates (0.445, 0.555) and (0.38, 0.505); and
wherein the fourth unsaturated light corresponds to at least one of a plurality of points along a predefined path near a black body locus in the 1931 CIE Chromaticity Diagram within a 7-step MacAdam ellipse around any point on the black body locus having a correlated color temperature between about 1800K and about 3200K;
wherein the second unsaturated light has a spectral power distribution having relative spectral power intensities of between 0% and 14.8% for wavelengths between 380-420 nm, between 2.1% and 157.8% for wavelengths between 421-460 nm, between 2.0% and 6.7% for wavelengths between 461-500 nm, between 1.4% and 12.2% for wavelengths between 501-540 nm, between 8.7% and 24.7% for wavelengths between 541-580 nm, between 48.5% and 102.8% for wavelengths between 581-620 nm, between 1.8% and 74.3% for wavelengths between 661-700 nm, between 0.5% and 29.5% for wavelengths between 701-740 nm, and between 0.3% and 9% for wavelengths between 741-780 nm, relative to the normalized range for wavelengths between 621-660 nm with a value of 100.0%.

US Pat. No. 10,512,128

MODULAR LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE FIXTURES

ABL IP Holding LLC, Atla...

1. A lighting system comprising:a master lighting fixture comprising:
an input for receiving a voltage;
a light-emitting diode (“LED”) driver having a first output and a second output, the LED driver configured to receive the voltage;
a first plurality of LEDs on a first LED board, wherein the first LED board has a first power connection point and a second power connection point; and
a second plurality of LEDs on a second LED board, wherein the second LED board has a first power connection point and a second power connection point;
a first external circuit having a first power connection point and a second power connection point, wherein the first external circuit is coupled to the master lighting fixture, wherein the first external circuit comprises:
a third plurality of LEDs on a third LED board, wherein the third LED board has a first connection point and a second connection point, and wherein the first connection point of the third LED board is couplable to the first LED board; and
a fourth plurality of LEDs on a fourth LED board, wherein the fourth LED board has a first connection point and a second connection point, and wherein the second connection point of the fourth LED board is couplable to a second external circuit; and
the second external circuit having a first power connection point and a second power connection point, wherein the second external circuit is coupled to the master lighting fixture; and
wherein the second power connection point of the first LED board is couplable to the first power connection point of the first external circuit, and wherein the second power connection point of the second external circuit is coupled to the second power connection point of the second LED board, and wherein the second power connection point of the first external circuit is couplable to the first power connection point of the second external circuit.

US Pat. No. 10,512,120

SIGNAL BOOSTER WITH COAXIAL CABLE CONNECTIONS

WILSON ELECTRONICS, LLC, ...

1. A repeater, comprising:a first coaxial cable with a first defined connection;
a repeater unit communicatively coupled to the first coaxial cable via the first defined connection; and
a controller configured to adjust a gain or output power of the repeater unit that accounts for known losses on the first coaxial cable.

US Pat. No. 10,512,116

BEARER MANAGEMENT APPARATUS AND METHOD, AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Fujitsu Limited, Kawasak...

1. A bearer management apparatus configured in a user equipment (UE) configured with dual connectivity, comprising:a receiver configured to receive an indication message, sent by a base station, for changing a bearer type of a bearer or releasing the bearer under dual connectivity; and
a processor circuit, configured to change the bearer type of the bearer or release the bearer according to the indication message, wherein the indication message comprises first configuration information configured or reconfigured by the base station for a logical channel identity corresponding to the bearer, the first configuration information contains a logicalChannelldentity in an information element DRB-ToAddMod, and a logical channel identity corresponding to the logicalChannelldentity is present when the bearer type changes for UE(s) configured with dual connectivity;
or the indication message comprises second configuration information configured or reconfigured by the base station for a radio bearer identity corresponding to the bearer, the second configuration information contains an eps-Bearldentity in the information element DRB-ToAddMod, and an EPS bearer identity corresponding to the eps-Bearldentity is present when the bearer type changes for UE(s) configured with dual connectivity;
or the indication message comprises third configuration information configured or reconfigured by the base station for a Packet Data Convergence Protocol (PDCP) entity corresponding to the bearer, the third configuration information includes a pdcp-Config in the information element DRB-ToAddMod, and PDCP information corresponding to the pdcp-Config is present when the bearer type changes for UE(s) configured with dual connectivity.

US Pat. No. 10,512,115

DEVICE AND METHOD OF HANDLING DATA TRANSMISSION

HTC Corporation, Taoyuan...

1. A communication device of handling data transmission, comprising:a storage device, for storing instructions of:
configuring a first bearer and a second bearer according to at least one bearer configuration received from a network;
encrypting a first packet of a first flow into a first encrypted packet according to an encryption key and a first bearer identity of the first bearer;
receiving a first radio resource control (RRC) message from the network before transmitting the first encrypted packet to the network successfully, wherein the first RRC message configures the communication device to transmit at least one packet of the first flow via the second bearer to the network;
transmitting the first encrypted packet to the network via the first bearer, after receiving the first RRC message;
encrypting a second packet of the first flow into a second encrypted packet according to the encryption key and a second bearer identity of the second bearer in response to the first RRC message; and
transmitting the second encrypted packet to the network via the second bearer; and
a processing circuit, coupled to the storage device, configured to execute the instructions stored in the storage device.

US Pat. No. 10,512,107

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR COMMUNICATING THROUGH RANDOM ACCESS

KOREA ADVANCED INSTITUTE ...

1. A terminal comprising a processor and that performs a random access (RA) procedure with a base station and is at least temporarily embodied by the processor, the terminal comprising:a generator configured to generate a preamble sequence using a first sequence corresponding to a first root index based on a preamble index that is randomly selected;
a determiner configured to determine a second root index using the preamble index as an input value of a root index function; and
a communicator configured to transmit a transmission sequence including the preamble sequence and the tag sequence to the base station through a physical random access channel (PRACH),
wherein the generator is configured to generate a tag sequence using a second sequence corresponding to the second root index based on a tag index that is randomly selected,
wherein the generator is configured to generate the preamble sequence by cyclically shifting the first Zadoff-Chu sequence corresponding to a 1-1-th root index in response to time alignment information of the terminal having a fixed value, and to generate the preamble sequence by cyclically shifting the first Zadoff-Chu sequence corresponding to a 1-2-th root index in response to the time alignment information of the terminal having a variable value,
wherein the base station is configured to calculate a second correlation value of a second Zadoff-Chu sequence corresponding to the second root index and the transmission sequence, and to extract at least one piece of time alignment information based on the calculated second correlation value, and to determine whether a preamble collision is present based on at least one piece of the time alignment information corresponding to the tag sequence when a plurality of terminals transmit an identical preamble sequence.

US Pat. No. 10,512,100

USER DEVICE-REQUESTED DOWNLINK PILOTS

Google LLC, Mountain Vie...

1. A method for requesting downlink (DL) pilots by a user device, the method comprising: receiving, via a transceiver of the user device and over a wireless connection, a DL schedule for receiving data from a base station; determining, based at least in part on the DL schedule, a requested DL pilot (DLP) schedule, the requested DLP schedule indicating requested DLPs for transmission within a portion of the data; transmitting, via the transceiver of the user device and over the wireless connection, an indication of the requested DLP schedule; receiving, via the transceiver of the user device and over the wireless connection, the portion of the data including one or more transmitted DLPs on a transmission DLP schedule, the transmission DLP schedule being based at least in part on the indication of the requested DLP schedule; and decoding the portion of the data, the decoding based at least in part on the one or more transmitted DLPs.

US Pat. No. 10,512,098

TIME DIVISION DUPLEX (TDD) SUBFRAME STRUCTURE SUPPORTING SINGLE AND MULTIPLE INTERLACE MODES

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication in a wireless communication network for a subordinate entity to communicate with a scheduling entity utilizing a time division duplex (TDD) carrier, wherein the TDD carrier comprises a plurality of subframes, the method comprising:receiving first control information in a control portion of a first subframe, wherein the first control information comprises a first downlink assignment for the subordinate entity;
receiving first data corresponding to the first downlink assignment in a data portion of the first subframe;
transmitting first acknowledgement information corresponding to the first data in an acknowledgement portion of the first subframe, wherein the acknowledgement portion comprises an end of the first subframe; and
receiving second control information scheduling a retransmission of at least part of the first data in the control portion of a second subframe following the first subframe.

US Pat. No. 10,512,095

USER EQUIPMENT AND METHODS OF BEARER OPERATION FOR CARRIER AGGREGATION

Intel IP Corporation, Sa...

1. An apparatus of a user equipment (UE) configured for dual connectivity with a Master evolved Node-B (MeNB) and a Secondary evolved Node-B (SeNB), the apparatus comprising:processing circuitry configured to:
decode downlink traffic packets received from the MeNB and from the SeNB as part of a split data radio bearer (DRB), wherein the split DRB is associated with two radio link control (RLC) entities;
decode a Radio Resource Control (RRC) signaling received from the MeNB, the RRC signalling including a first indicator specifying whether the UE is to transmit uplink traffic packets on a Secondary Cell Group (SCG) supported by the SeNB, and a second indicator specifying a Packet Data Convergence Protocol (PDCP) timer for reordering downlink traffic packets received out of sequence as part of the split DRB; and
based at least partly on the first indicator, encode the uplink traffic packets for transmission to a Master Cell Group (MCG) supported by the MeNB or the SCG as part of the split DRB; and
memory coupled to the processing circuitry, the memory configured to store the first and second indicators.

US Pat. No. 10,512,084

MASTER NODE AND A METHOD THEREIN FOR HANDLING CONNECTIONS TO SLAVE DEVICES

Telefonaktiebolaget L M E...

1. A method performed by a master node for handling connections to slave devices, which connections are Bluetooth connections, and which master node and slave devices operate in a Bluetooth communication system, the method comprising:allocating to a first group of slave devices a first set of channels;
allocating to a second group of slave devices a second set of channels where the first set of channels relates to a first part of a frequency band supported by the master node and the second set of channels relates to a second part of the frequency band that is different from the first part of the frequency band;
assigning to the first group a first connection, between the master node and a first slave device, to use channels comprised in the first set of channels;
attenuating, using a first filter, for the first connection in the first group, signals relating to any other group of slave devices being allocated a set of channels, including the second group;
assigning to the second group a second connection, between the master node and a second slave device, to use channels comprised in the second set of channels; and
attenuating, using a second filter, for the second connection in the second group, signals related to any other group of slave devices being allocated a set of channels, including the first group;
wherein the master node includes one or more antennas each connected to at least one of a first antenna and a second antenna.

US Pat. No. 10,512,078

RADIO COMMUNICATION APPARATUS

Sony Corporation, Tokyo ...

1. A first radio communication apparatus, comprising:circuitry configured to:
control radio communication with a second radio communication apparatus which is a transmission destination;
hierarchize first information for communication by the second radio communication apparatus,
wherein the second radio communication apparatus assigns a first radio resource to the first radio communication apparatus;
control addition of the hierarchized first information to a first frame within such a range that transmission of the first frame is possible based on the assigned first radio resource;
store second information related to the hierarchization in at least one of a header of the first frame or a field within a body of the first frame; and
transmit the first frame to the second radio communication apparatus based on the assigned first radio resource, wherein the transmitted first frame includes the hierarchized first information added within the range.

US Pat. No. 10,512,076

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING SIGNAL IN BEAM FORMING-BASED COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for transmitting a signal by a base station (BS) in a beam forming-based communication system, the method comprising:transmitting a first transmission beam including a first reference signal based on a first transmission period in a first target region; and
transmitting a second transmission beam including a second reference signal based on a second transmission period in a second target region, the second transmission period includes a time interval different from the first transmission period,
wherein the first transmission period is shorter than the second transmission period in case that a size of the first target region of the first transmission beam is larger than a size of the second target region of the second transmission beam,
wherein a beam width of the first transmission beam is narrower than a beam width of the second transmission beam in case that the size of the first target region of the first transmission beam is larger than the size of the second target region of the second transmission beam,
wherein the size of the first target region is determined based on a first elevation angle and a first azimuth of the base station for the first transmission beam, and
wherein the size of the second target region is determined based on a second elevation angle and a second azimuth of the base station for the second transmission beam.

US Pat. No. 10,512,073

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR IOT CONTROL CHANNEL

Intel IP Corporation, Sa...

1. An apparatus of a user equipment (UE) for narrowband Internet-of-Things (NB-IoT) communication, the apparatus comprising:a memory; and
processing circuitry configured to:
monitor a set of narrow-band physical downlink control channel (NPDCCH) candidates;
each NPDCCH received on an aggregation of one or two consecutive narrowband control channel elements (NCCEs), each narrowband control channel element corresponding to six consecutive subcarriers in a subframe,
wherein a first NCCE occupies subcarriers zero through five in a subframe and a second NCCE occupies subcarriers six through eleven in a subframe,
wherein to monitor the set of NPDCCH candidates, the processing circuitry is to attempt to decode each NPDCCH candidate in the set,
wherein if downlink control information (DCI) is detected in a candidate NPDCCH and if the DCI schedules a narrow-band physical downlink shared channel (NPDSCH), the processing circuitry is configured to:
decode the NPDCCH using a narrowband reference signal (NRS),
wherein the NRS is received in NB IoT downlink (NB-IoT DL) subframes carrying the NPDSCH,
wherein the NRS is received in NB-IoT DL subframes before the scheduled NPDSCH, and
wherein the NRS is received in NB-IoT DL subframes after the scheduled NPDSCH.

US Pat. No. 10,512,063

RESOURCE CONFLICT REDUCING METHOD AND UE

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A resource conflict reducing method, comprising:determining, by a first user equipment (UE), N available resources from S resources detected at the UE, wherein S is a quantity of resources that are indicated by resource configuration information obtained by the first UE, and wherein S is an integer greater than or equal to 1;
performing at least one of:
determining, by the first UE and in response to the first UE meeting a first preset condition, M resources according to the N available resources;
determining, by the first UE and in response to the first UE not meeting the first preset condition, and after an interval of preset duration T, the M resources; and
sending, by the first UE, data to at least one second UE by using the M resources;
wherein N is an integer greater than or equal to 0 and less than or equal to S, and M is an integer greater than or equal to 0 and less than or equal to N, and wherein T is determined according to at least one of a quantity N of available resources, a quantity NS of unavailable resources, a proportion N/S of the available resources, a quantity c of conflicts of the first UE, a conflict time w, a service priority Q of the first UE, or a priority of the first UE.

US Pat. No. 10,512,061

BANDWIDTH AGNOSTIC TONE MAPPING

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communications by a base station, comprising:mapping at least one of a physical broadcast channel (PBCH) or a beamformed reference signal (BRS) to tones of a symbol of a subframe, wherein the mapping is independent of system bandwidth, and wherein the mapping comprises:
mapping coded bits of one period of PBCH transmission to a plurality of segments; and
for each segment, mapping coded bits of that segment to a fixed starting offset regardless of available resource for the transmission; and
transmitting the at least one of the PBCH or BRS in the symbol according to the mapping.

US Pat. No. 10,512,060

DISCONTINUOUS RECEPTION COMMUNICATION SYNCHRONIZATION METHOD AND APPARATUS

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A discontinuous reception communication synchronization method, comprising:receiving, by a terminal, whether a base station supports a capability of an extended discontinuous reception (DRX), which is broadcasted by the base station;
reporting, by the terminal, the extended DRX to a network element of a core network in response to receiving that the base station supports the capability of the extended DRX;
receiving, by the terminal and in response to the reported extended DRX, a response message from the network element of the core network, wherein the response message comprises an extended DRX support indicator that indicates that the network element of the core network supports the capability of the extended DRX;
calculating, by the terminal, a paging time by using the extended DRX when the base station and the network element of the core network both support the capability of the extended DRX; and
receiving, by the terminal, a paging message delivered by the base station at the paging time.

US Pat. No. 10,512,058

ACCESS POINT ASSOCIATION AND TRACKING OF PHYSICAL ADDRESSES

Microsoft Technology Lice...

1. A system adapted for tracking device and access point geographic locations, the system comprising:at least one hardware processor; and
at least one memory device, including instructions, which when executed, cause the hardware processor to perform operations comprising:
receiving, from a device, access point identification information, wherein the access point identification information identifies an access point of a wireless network that the device is connected to, and wherein the access point identification information is communicated to the system from the device via network connectivity provided by the wireless network;
validating, in a list of geographically associated wireless networks, the access point identification information;
generating an indication of an assigned geographic location corresponding to the access point;
communicating the indication of the assigned geographic location to the device; and
facilitating a communication session with the device using a communications service, based on use of the indication of the assigned geographic location by the device, to enable the communication session to become associated with the assigned geographic location in the communications service, wherein data for the communication session is transmitted between the communications service and the device using the wireless network and the network connectivity.

US Pat. No. 10,512,055

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ASSIGNING MOBILE SUBSCRIBER IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION TO MULTIPLE DEVICES ACCORDING TO LOCATION

1. A device, comprising:a processing system including a processor; and
a memory that stores executable instructions that, when executed by the processing system, facilitate performance of operations, the operations comprising:
assigning a first international mobile subscriber identity (IMSI) to a first communication device;
assigning the first IMSI to a second communication device for a registration service area;
responsive to a first determination that the first communication device is not authorized to use the first IMSI in the registration service area, transmitting instructions to a first registration function server, wherein the instructions enable the second communication device to register in the registration service area with the first IMSI;
identifying a second registration function server in another registration service area, wherein a communication service area comprises the registration service area and the another registration service area; and
transmitting instructions to the second registration function server, wherein the instructions enable the first communication device to register in the another registration service area with the first IMSI.

US Pat. No. 10,512,047

ACCESS POINT (AP), STATION (STA) AND METHOD OF MULTI-USER (MU) LOCATION MEASURMENT

Intel IP Corporation, Sa...

1. An apparatus of an access point (AP), the apparatus comprising: memory; and processing circuitry, configured to:contend for a transmission opportunity (TXOP) to obtain access to a channel;
encode a first trigger frame (TF), to determine which of a plurality of stations (STAs) request to participate in a multi-user (MU) ranging, the first TF indicating orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) resource units (RUs) for the plurality of STAs to transmit service requests;
configure the AP to transmit the first TF;
decode service requests for the MU ranging from two or more STAs of the plurality of STAs, wherein the decoding is in accordance with the OFDMA RUs;
encode, for transmission during the TXOP, a second TF to indicate that the two or more STAs are to transmit uplink sounding frames in accordance with first multi-user (MU) multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) (MU-MIMO) RUs, wherein the second TF is a TF for Location (TFL), and wherein the second TF includes a TF type parameter that indicates a TF type from a group of candidate TF types that includes at least the TFL;
configure the AP to transmit the second TF;
decode the uplink sounding frames in accordance with the first MU-MIMO RUs;
encode, for transmission during the TXOP, downlink sounding frames to the two or more STAs
configure the AP to transmit the downlink sounding frames and
encode, for transmission during the TXOP, downlink location measurement reports (LMRs) to the two or more STAs, wherein a corresponding downlink LMR of the downlink LMRs comprises a reception time when a corresponding uplink sounding frame of the uplink sounding frames is received at the AP and a transmission time when a corresponding downlink sounding frame of the downlink sounding frames is transmitted.

US Pat. No. 10,512,040

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ON-DEMAND MOBILE DEVICE ACCESS

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A network on-demand access method implementable by a mobile phone associated with a base station, the method comprising:receiving a wakeup signal from the base station by an antenna of the mobile phone;
deriving power from the received wakeup signal;
and
in response to a determination, made using at least the power derived from the received wakeup signal, that the received wakeup signal corresponds to the mobile phone, setting the mobile phone to an active power mode using at least the power derived from the received wakeup signal;
wherein the determination that the received wakeup signal corresponds to the mobile phone is made by:
obtaining an identification code from one or more frequency combinations comprised in the wakeup signal; and
in response to a determination that the obtained identification code matches an identification code of the mobile phone, determining that the received wakeup signal corresponds to the mobile phone.

US Pat. No. 10,512,039

DEVICE-DRIVEN POWER SCALING IN ADVANCED WIRELESS MODEM ARCHITECTURES

MEDIATEK SINGAPORE PTE. L...

1. A method, comprising:negotiating, by a processor of a communication apparatus with time-varying peak processing capability during active operations, with a wireless network to which the communication apparatus is communicatively connected to select one of a plurality of temporary capability states ranging between zero and peak performance of the communication apparatus; and
initiating, by the processor, a capability state change such that the communication apparatus enters the selected temporary capability state of the plurality of temporary capability states from a current temporary capability state of the plurality of temporary capability states,
wherein the selected temporary capability state determines a peak processing capability of the communication apparatus,
wherein a lifetime of the selected temporary capability state exceeds a control information period used by the wireless network to dynamically schedule data transmissions with the communication apparatus, and
wherein the data transmissions between the communication apparatus and the wireless network are constrained according to the selected temporary capability state.

US Pat. No. 10,512,032

GEOGRAPHICAL RADIO AVAILABILITY AS A SERVICE

InstrumentMail, LLC, San...

1. A system comprising:a device embedded in the system, the device comprising:
a processor;
a radio;
a memory containing instructions that, when executed by the processor, enable the device to:
determine the device's location within a specific area responsive to the device being within the specific area;
configure, in response to the device being within the specific area, a first antenna coupled to the radio to send and receive data over a wireless link;
send information, to a server, related to the device's location via the first antenna over the wireless link;
receive, from the server, configuration data over the wireless link, the configuration data created in response to the device's location being within the specific area and created based on the device's location being within the specific area;
configure, in response to the device's location being within the specific area and based on the device's location being within the specific area, a second antenna coupled to the radio to send and receive data over a short-range wireless network using the configuration data; and
receive, via the second antenna over the short-range wireless network, data from one or more connected devices, the data including locations of the one or more connected devices in proximity to the device's location estimated by the one or more connected devices.

US Pat. No. 10,512,030

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PROVIDING SYSTEM INFORMATION

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for broadcasting, by a distributed unit (DU) of a base station (BS), system information in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a central unit (CU) of the BS, a first message that contains a plurality of system information;
receiving, from a user equipment (UE), a second message that contains a request for the system information;
transmitting, to the CU of the BS, a third message that includes the UE's request for the system information;
receiving, from the CU of the BS, a fourth message that includes an enumerated type of the requested system information, wherein the enumerated type of the requested system information identifies the requested system information from among the plurality of system information that was received from the CU in the first message; and
broadcasting the requested system information.

US Pat. No. 10,512,027

ON-DEMAND REQUEST FOR SYSTEM INFORMATION

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method for requesting system information, comprising:transmitting a request using a preamble for indicating at least one system information block group, each of which comprises one or more system information blocks, from a user terminal to a network node, wherein the one or more system information blocks are grouped according to a feature of the one or more system information blocks; and
receiving one or more system information block groups from the network node, wherein the one or more system information block groups comprise the at least one system information block group.

US Pat. No. 10,512,001

METHOD FOR REARRANGING GATEWAY AND METHOD FOR GENERATING DEDICATED BEARER

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of relocating a gateway, the method performed by a node, which is in charge of a control plane, for a user equipment (UE) in a mobile communication network, and the method comprising:receiving a tracking area update (TAU) request message from the UE while the UE performs a handover,
wherein the TAU request message comprises capability information indicating that both the UE and another party communicating with the UE have a capability to support a relocation of the gateway;
determining to relocate a gateway appropriate for the UE based on (i) the UE performing the handover and (ii) that both the UE and the other party communicating with the UE have the capability to support the relocation of the gateway; and
delivering a relocation indication to the UE on the basis of the determination.

US Pat. No. 10,511,976

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RADIO COMMUNICATION

NEC Corporation, Tokyo (...

1. A method for radio communication performed in a radio terminal, the method comprising:selecting, from a resource pool including L subframes and M frequency domain resource blocks in a discovery period, NTX subframes and NTX sets of resource blocks to be used in NTX times of transmission of a discovery signal in the discovery period based on a first value n1 of a resource value autonomously selected by the radio terminal or a first value n1 of a parameter received from a base station,
wherein each set of the NTX sets of resource blocks is used in transmission of the discovery signal in a respective one of the NTX subframes, and
wherein with regard to the NTX sets of resource blocks, a value of a frequency domain shift from a second resource block set used in (j?1)th transmission to a first resource block set used in j-th transmission of the discovery signal in the discovery period depends on at least one of the first value n1 and a frequency domain position of the second resource block set in the resource pool, where j is an integer equal to or greater than 2.

US Pat. No. 10,511,974

SYSTEM AND METHOD OF IDENTIFYING POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS DEVICES DURING THE INTERACTION OF A USER WITH BANKING SERVICES

AO KASPERSKY LAB, Moscow...

1. A method for identifying potentially dangerous devices during the interaction of a user with banking services, wherein the method comprises:responsive to detecting an interaction between a user device and banking services, acquiring a digital fingerprint associated with the user device, wherein the digital fingerprint indicates at least one characteristic of the user device;
generating one or more clusters associated with the user device based on the digital fingerprint, wherein each of the one or more clusters are associated with at least one characteristic and a corresponding threat degree;
determining that the user device is a threat risk when a threat degree of a predetermined quantity of the one or more clusters is greater than a predetermined threshold, wherein at least one cluster with a threat degree higher than the predetermined threshold comprises characteristics of a firmware of the device associated with a geographic region and the user device being located in the same geographic region; and
responsive to determining that the user device is a threat risk based on the one or more generated clusters, blocking a transaction being carried out between the user device and the banking services during the interaction.