US Pat. No. 10,535,440

SNAP-IN INSERT FOR REACTIVITY CONTROL IN SPENT NUCLEAR FUEL POOLS AND CASKS

HOLTEC INTERNATIONAL, Ca...

1. A system for supporting spent nuclear fuel in a submerged environment comprising:a fuel rack comprising an array of cells, each cell comprising a plurality of cell walls, at least one of the cell walls of a first cell of the array of cells comprising a first locking protuberance;
a fuel assembly positioned within the first cell;
a neutron absorbing apparatus comprising:
a corner spine; and
a first wall and a second wall affixed to the corner spine to form a chevron shape, wherein each of the first and second walls comprises:
an absorption sheet affixed to the corner spine, the absorption sheet comprising a metal matrix composite having neutron absorbing particulate reinforcement; and
a guide sheet affixed to the absorption sheet, the guide sheet extending beyond a top edge of the absorption sheet;
wherein at least one of the first and second walls comprises a second locking protuberance; and
wherein the neutron absorbing apparatus is positioned in the first cell so that the first and second locking protuberances engage one another to retain the neutron absorbing apparatus in the first cell during removal of the fuel assembly from the first cell.

US Pat. No. 10,533,920

AUTOMATIC ROTATING-MACHINE FAULT DIAGNOSIS WITH CONFIDENCE LEVEL INDICATION

ACOEM France, (FR)

1. A rotating-machine fault diagnostic system comprising:a rotating machine comprising a housing and a plurality of select parts, the plurality of select parts including a shaft, a rotor and a bearing, the rotating machine having a plurality of test points;
a sensor unit that collects diagnostic data of the rotating machine when mounted at any test point of said plurality of test points;
a portable data collection and analysis device comprising a processor, a memory, an embedded camera, and a display;
a photographic image stored in memory for each one test point of the plurality of test points, said photographic image depicting an appropriate sensor unit position and an appropriate sensor unit orientation for data collection by said sensor unit at said one test point;
wherein said portable data collection and analysis device is configured to perform the steps of:
determining a machine configuration corresponding to the plurality of select parts present on the rotating machine by identifying the rotating machine based on one of either an operator input or by receiving a signal from a scan of a code embedded on the rotating machine;
for each one test point of the plurality of test points to be tested with said sensor unit,
loading a test point prescription for said one test point, said one test point being a location on the rotating machine for diagnosing a corresponding select part among the plurality of select parts of the rotating machine,
displaying setup instructions from the test point prescription for installing said sensor unit at said one test point,
the processor loading and the display displaying a corresponding photographic image from the photographic images stored in memory that shows said appropriate position and orientation for positioning and orienting at said one test point said sensor unit, wherein said sensor unit at said one test point is removably mounted by an operator so as to be in accordance with said appropriate position and orientation shown in said corresponding photographic image and said setup instructions;
receiving diagnostic data from said sensor unit for said one test point while mounted at said one test point;
configuring the portable data collection and analysis device to represent the machine configuration of the identified rotating machine as a naive bayesian network which is independent of the received diagnostic data;
for each one part of said plurality of select parts to be evaluated using said sensor unit,
deriving a probability of presence of a potential fault for said one part based on the received diagnostic data and the naive bayesian network, said potential fault having one or more characteristic symptoms, and each one of said one or more characteristic symptoms having a symptom weight, and
determining a confidence level C(i) for presence of said potential fault i for said one part as follows:

where Pj is the derived probability of presence of potential fault j; and
andwhere w(i, k)?[0,1] is the probability that characteristic symptom k of potential fault i is present;
?Si? denotes the number of characteristic symptoms in the set Si of characteristic symptoms for the potential fault i; and
?Sj? denotes the number of characteristic symptoms in the set Sj of characteristic symptoms for potential fault j,
wherein a greater dis-similarity between sets of characteristic symptoms, as weighted, for said potential fault i and said potential faults for each other part of said select parts corresponds to a higher confidence level; and
diagnosing that said one part has a corresponding deteriorating condition, when the probability of presence P of said potential fault i for said one part exceeds a first prescribed threshold and the confidence level for the probability of presence P of said potential fault i for said one part exceeds a second prescribed threshold.

US Pat. No. 10,533,416

ROCK CUTTING DEVICE

Joy Global Underground Mi...

16. A rock excavating device comprising:a shaft including a first portion and a second portion, the first portion supported for free rotation about a first axis, rotation of the first portion changing an orientation of the second portion; and
a cutting element including a cutting edge having a leading portion and a trailing portion spaced apart from the leading portion, the cutting element supported on the second portion and rotatable about a second axis oriented obliquely relative to the first axis, reaction forces exerted on the cutting edge inducing a moment driving rotation of the first portion of the shaft about the first axis, thereby re-orienting the leading portion of the cutting edge to engage a rock surface.

US Pat. No. 10,537,032

MOUNTING STRUCTURE FOR DISPLAY SCREEN

Ming Huang, Beijing (CN)...

1. A mounting structure for a display screen, comprising:a cabinet being comprised of: an outer frame; and a panel connected to the outer frame,
wherein said outer frame is connected to the panel through a lock mechanism in a locked state and is separated from the panel when the lock mechanism is opened,
wherein lower ends of the outer frame and of the panel are rotatably connected to each other, and upper ends thereof are fixedly connected to each other through the lock mechanism,
wherein the lower end of the outer frame is provided with a V-shaped groove, the lower end of the panel is provided with a corresponding V-shaped hook, and a plane in which the V-shaped groove lies is perpendicular to a plane in which the V-shaped hook lies such that a rotatable snap connection is formed by the V-shaped groove and the V-shaped hook,
wherein the lock mechanism comprises:
a locking rod fixedly connected to the upper end of the outer frame;
a locking box fixedly connected to the upper end of the panel; and
a slide channel that the locking rod can enter is opened at a side of the locking box facing the outer frame,
wherein the locking box has an interlock means comprised of a latch and a locking hook for locking the latch,
wherein the latch and the locking hook are rotatably connected to the locking box and are respectively provided with a return spring,
wherein the latch comprises a first tongue and a second tongue that form a U-shape opening for receiving the locking rod entering the slide channel,
wherein, in the opened state, the first and the second tongues respectively coincide with an edges of the slide channel, and as the panel is rotated toward the outer frame, the locking rod enters the U-shaped opening and abuts against the first tongue so as to rotate the latch,
wherein an end of the locking hook that is rotatably connected to the locking box is a connecting portion and another end thereof is a hook portion; an inner side of the hook portion and an outer side of the second tongue are retaining surfaces that are mutually retained; when the panel is connected to the outer frame, the hook portion is abutted against the outer side of the second tongue, thus preventing the latch containing the locking rod from rotating in a direction of releasing the locking rod, and
wherein an outer side of the first tongue, an inner side of the second tongue and an outer side of the hook portion are smoothly curved so as to prevent the hook portion from interference with the first and the second tongues during the locking.

US Pat. No. 10,536,919

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROCESSING SERVICE LAYER DETACH COMMANDS AND ATTACH NOTIFICATIONS

IOT Holdings, Inc., Wilm...

1. A method of attaching a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) to a network, the method comprising:receiving, by a mobility management entity (MME), an initial attach request message from a WTRU;
receiving, by the MME, a subscriber information message, wherein the subscriber information message includes an address of an interworking function (IWF) network node;
in response to receipt of the subscriber information message, sending, by the MME, a WTRU connection request message to the IWF network node using the address of the IWF network node, wherein the WTRU connection request message is different than the initial attach request message, wherein the WTRU connection request message is sent on a condition that a back-off timer for the WTRU has expired; and
receiving, by the MME, a response message from the IWF network node, wherein the response message indicates whether a connection of the WTRU connection request message was authorized.

US Pat. No. 10,537,023

PATTERNED GLASS LAYERS IN ELECTRONIC DEVICES

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. An electronic device having opposing front and rear faces and an interior, the electronic device comprising:a display on the front face;
a first glass layer that forms a housing wall on the rear face, wherein the first glass layer has an inner surface facing the interior and an opposing outer surface; and
a second glass layer that is thinner than the first glass layer, wherein the second glass layer has an outer surface and an opposing inner surface that faces the outer surface of the first glass layer and wherein the second glass layer has first and second regions with different appearances.

US Pat. No. 10,536,956

INTERFERENCE MANAGEMENT IN WIRELESS MESH NETWORKS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for synchronized and slotted wireless communication in a wireless network, comprising:transmitting, by a first wireless device, downlink scheduling information to a second wireless device in the wireless network, the first wireless device and the second wireless device being associated with a first wireless link, the downlink scheduling information including a first link priority indication associated with the first wireless link;
receiving, by the first wireless device, a response signal from a third wireless device associated with a second wireless link different from the first wireless link, the response signal including a second link priority indication associated with the second wireless link and a direct link quality, a value of the direct link quality being based at least in part on the downlink scheduling information transmitted by the first wireless device;
determining, by the first wireless device, a signal quality metric associated with an impact of a scheduled downlink transmission of the first wireless link with respect to the third wireless device; and
adjusting, by the first wireless device, the scheduled downlink transmission based at least in part on the second link priority indication having a higher priority than the first link priority indication and the signal quality metric exceeding a signal quality threshold.

US Pat. No. 10,536,918

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANAGING DUAL REGISTRATION WITH MULTIPLE NETWORKS IN ONE OR MORE RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS

Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. L...

12. A method in a user equipment for managing dual registration in one or more radio communication systems, the one or more radio communication systems including multiple networks each supporting a different radio access technology, the method comprising:establishing a communication connection between the user equipment and a first one of the multiple networks; and
establishing a communication connection between the user equipment and a second one of the multiple networks, while maintaining the communication connection between the user equipment and the first one of the multiple networks;
wherein a shared common control element in the user equipment manages the flow of information between the user equipment and each of the multiple networks via the respective communication connections, thereby allowing for parallel user equipment activity in at least the first one and the second one of the multiple networks;
wherein managing the flow of information between the user equipment and each of the multiple networks via the respective communication connections by the shared common control element includes apportioning the capabilities of the user equipment between the established communication connections;
wherein apportioning the capabilities of the user equipment between the established communication connections includes determining the amount of power to apply to each transmitter, which is associated with a respective one of the established communication connections; and
wherein when the sum of the power to be applied to each of the transmitters during parallel user equipment activity exceeds a maximum allowed transmit power of the user equipment, the method includes determining and applying a power back off to be applied to at least one of the transmitters.

US Pat. No. 10,536,877

DYNAMIC COMMUNICATION CHANNEL SWITCHING IN A WIRELESS ACCESS POINT

CSC Holdings, LLC, Bethp...

1. A wireless access point (WAP) within a wireless network, the WAP comprising:a physical layer (PHY) device configured to communicate using a first communication channel from among a plurality of communication channels; and
a processor configured to:
broadcast a channel switching announcement signal to a plurality of communication devices using the first communication channel to announce its intention to switch from the first communication channel to a second communication channel from among the plurality of communication channels,
determine a quantity of communication devices from among the plurality of communication devices which support switching from the first communication channel to the second communication channel in less than a switching threshold, and
switch from the first communication channel to the second communication channel in response to the quantity of communication devices being greater than a supporting threshold.

US Pat. No. 10,536,813

ELECTRONIC IDENTIFICATION, LOCATION TRACKING, COMMUNICATION AND NOTIFICATION SYSTEM WITH BEACON CLUSTERING

COLLATERAL OPPORTUNITIES,...

1. A method for determining a current location of an individual at a particular geographical area, said method comprising the steps of:a. receiving one or more wireless signals by an electronic device on the possession of the individual sent by one or more wireless beacons, said electronic device having and running an electronic identification, location tracking, communication and notification app (“App”), each wireless signal of the one or more wireless signals associated with a specific one beacon from the one or more wireless beacons, each of the signals of the one or more wireless signals having an unique identifier identifying the specific one beacon from the one or more wireless beacons that the signal was transmitted from, each of the one or more beacons located at a different spot within the particular geographical area; and
b. electronically forwarding at least some of the one or more wireless signals by the electronic device to an electronic identification, location tracking, communication and notification system (“System”) to determine the current location of the individual at the particular geographical area;
further comprising the steps of identifying the received wireless signal with a highest signal strength from the received one or more wireless signals, obtaining location information for the associated beacon which sent the signal with the highest signal strength from an electronic identification, location tracking, communication and notification database (“Database”) and selecting the location of the beacon which sent the wireless signal with the highest signal strength as a current location for the individual within the particular geographical area.

US Pat. No. 10,536,701

VIDEO CODING USING ADAPTIVE MOTION VECTOR RESOLUTION

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of entropy coding video data, the method comprising:when an absolute value of an x-component of a first motion vector difference value for a current block of video data is greater than zero, and when an absolute value of a y-component of the first motion vector difference value for the current block of video data is greater than zero, entropy coding, by a video coder, information representative of the first motion vector difference value, wherein entropy coding the information representative of the first motion vector difference value comprises:
coding, by the video coder, interleaved information from or into an encoded video bitstream, wherein the interleaved information includes information associated with the x-component of the first motion vector difference value and information associated with the y-component of the first motion vector difference value such that at least a first portion of the information associated with the y-component of the first motion vector difference value is coded before at least a first portion of the information associated with the x-component of the first motion vector difference value, and at least a second portion of the information associated with the x-component of the first motion vector difference value is coded before at least a second portion of the information associated with the y-component of the first motion vector difference value,
wherein the information associated with the x-component of the first motion vector difference value includes information indicative that the absolute value of the x-component of the first motion vector difference value for the current block of video data is greater than zero, information representative of the absolute value of the x-component of the first motion vector difference value, and a sign of the x-component of the first motion vector difference value, and
wherein the information associated with the y-component of the first motion vector difference value includes information indicative that the absolute value of the y-component of the first motion vector difference value is greater than zero, information representative of the absolute value of the y-component of the first motion vector difference value, and a sign of the y-component of the first motion vector difference value.

US Pat. No. 10,535,959

SELECTIVELY PLATED PLASTIC PART

FCI USA LLC, Etters, PA ...

1. An electrical connector comprising:a housing comprising a first member and a second member, where the first member is made of plastic and forms at least one first contact receiving channel therein, where the second member is attached around the first member, and where the first and second members form at least one second contact receiving channel therebetween; and
electrical conductor plating on the first member, where the electrical conductor plating comprises at least one first section along the at least one first contact receiving channel and at least one second section along an exterior side of the first member at the at least one second contact receiving channel, and where the first and second sections of the electrical conductor plating are electrically separate from one another.

US Pat. No. 10,533,523

DEVICE FOR PRESSURIZING PROPELLANT TANKS OF A ROCKET ENGINE

ARIANEGROUP SAS, Paris (...

1. A device for pressurizing fuel tanks of a rocket engine, the device comprisinga first heat exchanger for vaporizing a first propellant coming from a first tank prior to the vaporized first propellant being reintroduced into the first tank, and
a second heat exchanger for vaporizing a second propellant coming from a second tank prior to the vaporized second propellant being reintroduced into the second tank, the first and second heat exchangers co-operating respectively with a first gas generator and a second gas generator configured to be fed with a mixture of the first and second propellants in order to produce combustion exhaust, and the second gas generator being arranged to be fed at least in part by the combustion exhaust from the first gas generator,
said device further comprising a regenerative heat exchange circuit using the combustion heat from the rocket engine to vaporize the first propellant, referred to as the regenerated propellant,
the device being configured for setting up a first situation in which the first gas generator is fed by the first and second tanks, while a first tapping pipe to the first heat exchanger for vaporizing the first propellant is deactivated and a second tapping pipe to the second heat exchanger for vaporizing the second propellant is activated.

US Pat. No. 10,537,037

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

HTC Corporation, Taoyuan...

1. An electronic device, comprising:a display module;
a circuit module; and
a housing suitable for protecting the display module and the circuit module, the housing comprising:
a first transparent cover, at least a part of the first transparent cover presenting a curve;
a second transparent cover opposite to the first transparent cover, wherein the display module is disposed between the second transparent cover and the circuit module;
a frame connected between the periphery of the first transparent cover and the periphery of the second transparent cover, wherein the frame forms an accommodation space with the first transparent cover and the second transparent cover for accommodating the display module and the circuit module;
a first multi-layer stacked structure disposed on a first inner surface of the first transparent cover facing toward the second transparent cover and having a plurality of first optical layers stacked in sequence, wherein the first multi-layer stacked structure has different thicknesses in different regions; a first tinted layer disposed on the first multi-layer stacked structure;
wherein at least a part of the second transparent cover presents a curve, and the housing further comprises: a second multi-layer stacked structure disposed on a second inner surface of the second transparent cover facing stacked in sequence; and a second tinted layer disposed on the second multi-layer stacked structure.

US Pat. No. 10,537,031

REFLOW SOLDERING APPARATUS, SYSTEM AND METHOD

SERVICE SUPPORT SPECIALTI...

1. A reflow soldering system comprising:a housing defining a chamber having a longitudinal axis;
a support member supporting a substrate within the chamber, the substrate comprising a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface;
a heating assembly located within the chamber on a first side of the substrate so that the heating assembly faces the first surface of the substrate, the heating assembly configured to heat the substrate during a reflow soldering process;
a cooling assembly spaced apart from the heating assembly and located on a second side of the substrate so that the cooling assembly faces the second surface of the substrate, the cooling assembly configured to cool the substrate during the reflow soldering process without any contact between the cooling assembly and the substrate;
a first actuator unit operably coupled to: (1) the heating assembly and the cooling assembly; or (2) the support member; and
a control unit operably coupled to the first actuator unit to cause relative movement between the substrate and the heating and cooling assemblies in a direction parallel to the longitudinal axis using the first actuator unit;
wherein the heating and cooling assemblies are aligned with one another and intersected by the longitudinal axis.

US Pat. No. 10,537,022

FLEXIBLE ELECTRONIC SYSTEM

Robert Bosch GmbH, Stutt...

1. A flexible electronic system comprising:a battery;
a flexible electronic substrate including a first contact pad and a second contact pad, the first and second contact pads opposed to each other, and one of the first and second contact pads electrically coupled to the battery;
a base support fixedly attached to the flexible electronic substrate, the base support including an adhesive surface opposed to the flexible electronic substrate; and
a foil including a first portion removably coupled to at least a portion of the adhesive surface, and a second portion removably disposed between the first and second contact pads;
wherein removal of the second portion from between the first and second contact pads causes the battery to activate.

US Pat. No. 10,537,012

SYSTEM AND METHOD OF ILLUMINATING LIVESTOCK

SIGNIFY NORTH AMERICA COR...

1. A method of illuminating livestock comprising:providing a first plurality of lighting assemblies and a second plurality of lighting assemblies within a livestock housing facility;
illuminating the livestock with the first plurality of lighting assemblies and the second plurality of lighting assemblies by providing white light for a first predetermined period of time;
dimming the first plurality of lighting assemblies to provide a red light at a first predetermined wavelength between 620 nanometers (nm) and 780 nm for a second predetermined amount of time;
dimming the second plurality of lighting assemblies to provide a blue light at a second predetermined wavelength between 400 nm and 500 nm that attracts the livestock to food for a third predetermined amount of time; and
wherein a programmable dimming device is programmed to dim the first plurality of lighting assemblies from the white light to the first predetermined wavelength between 620 nm and 780 nm at a first time, and to dim the second plurality of lighting assemblies from the white light to the second predetermined wavelength between 400 nm and 500 nm at a second time.

US Pat. No. 10,537,001

MULTI-VOLTAGE AND MULTI-BRIGHTNESS LED LIGHTING DEVICES AND METHODS OF USING SAME

Lynk Labs, Inc., Elgin, ...

1. An LED lighting device comprising:a first operating LED circuit and at least one additional LED circuit, wherein at least one of the first operating LED circuit or the at least one additional LED circuit includes at least two LEDs connected in either series or parallel;
a switch that is selectable by a user and configured to at least one of independently switch on or off at least one of the first LED circuit or the at least one additional LED circuit, or switch at least one of the first LED circuit or the at least one additional LED circuit to a different level of brightness;
a driver connected to the first operating LED circuit and the at least one LED circuit;
wherein the LED lighting device is configured to connect to an AC mains power source;
wherein the driver has an output voltage lower than the AC mains power source and increases a frequency to be higher than the AC mains power source frequency; and
wherein the first operating LED circuit and the at least one additional LED circuit both have a forward voltage of 6V or greater.

US Pat. No. 10,536,965

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING/RECEIVING SIGNAL AND DEVICE THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of receiving a data by a communication device in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a base station (BS), a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) including a first scheduling information set in a subframe (SF) #n; and
receiving, from the BS, a physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH) in a SF #(n+X), based on the first scheduling information set and a second scheduling information set,
wherein the second scheduling information set and the X are obtained based on a control channel resource in which the PDCCH is received in the SF #n, and
wherein the second scheduling information set is configured by being linked to the control channel resource via a higher layer.

US Pat. No. 10,536,946

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PERFORMING NETWORK SLICING IN A RADIO ACCESS NETWORK

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A method for execution by an access point (AP) within a radio access network (RAN), the method comprising:receiving, by the AP, data for transmission to a User Equipment (UE); and
wirelessly transmitting, by the AP, the received data to the UE using a set of transmission parameters associated with a RAN slice associated with the received data, wherein the RAN slice is selected from a set of RAN slices supported by the AP and the UE to enable the AP to provide different services for the UE using a common carrier, the transmission parameters associated with the RAN slices in the set of RAN slices including: (i) a respective frequency sub-band assignment within a frequency band of the common carrier; and (ii) a respective air interface configuration enabling the different services provided by the AP to the UE to be isolated from each other within the frequency band of the common carrier.

US Pat. No. 10,536,933

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ASSISTING DATA TRANSMISSION IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

ASUSTek Computer Inc., T...

1. A method of a UE (User Equipment) in a wireless communication system, comprising:the UE transmits information to a base station, wherein the information at least indicates time to start a very first transmission of periodic uplink transmission by the UE;
the UE receives, from the base station, a first configuration indicating a periodic uplink resource allocation in response to the information;
the UE receives, from the base station, a second configuration indicating a periodic uplink transmission interval in response to the information; and
the UE performs the periodic uplink transmission based on the periodic uplink resource allocation and the periodic uplink transmission interval.

US Pat. No. 10,536,914

SYNCHRONIZING A 5G COMMUNICATION CHANNEL USING A 4G TIMING SYNCHRONIZATION PARAMETER

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for clock synchronization in a communication system having first circuitry coupled to a first communication channel and second circuitry, the method comprising:generating a first timing synchronization parameter; and
synchronizing the second circuitry to a second communication channel using the first timing synchronization parameter, wherein the first timing synchronization parameter comprises a second timing reference associated with the second communication channel, and the method further comprises:
providing the second timing reference associated with the second communication channel to the first circuitry;
comparing the second timing reference associated with the second communication channel against a first timing reference associated with the first communication channel;
calculating a frequency offset based on a difference between the second timing reference and the first timing reference;
developing a control signal based on the frequency offset; and
using the control signal to adjust the second timing reference associated with the second communication channel.

US Pat. No. 10,536,904

PARALLEL TRANSMISSION IN A WIRELESS DEVICE AND WIRELESS NETWORK

Ofinno, LLC, Reston, VA ...

1. A method comprising:receiving, by a wireless device from a base station, one or more radio resource control (RRC) messages comprising:
first configuration parameters of a plurality of cells grouped in a plurality of cell groups comprising:
a first cell group comprising one or more first cells of a first type of radio access technology; and
a second cell group comprising one or more second cells of a second type of radio access technology that is different from the first type of radio access technology;
a first power parameter indicating a first maximum total power value allowed for uplink transmission via the first cell group; and
a second power parameter indicating a second maximum total power value allowed for uplink transmission via the second cell group;
determining a total transmission power exceeding a first power value, wherein the total transmission power is based on:
a first power for transmission of one or more first uplink signals via the first cell group, wherein the first power is less than or equal to the first maximum total power value; and
a second power for transmission of one or more second uplink signals via the second cell group, wherein the second power is less than or equal to the second maximum total power value;
dropping scheduled transmission of the one or more first uplink signals of the first cell group in response to the first cell group being of the first type of radio access technology so that an updated total transmission power does not exceed the first power value; and
transmitting, to the base station, at least one of the one or more second uplink signals with the updated total transmission power via the second cell group.

US Pat. No. 10,536,859

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR DYNAMIC CONTROL AND UTILIZATION OF QUASI-LICENSED WIRELESS SPECTRUM

CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS OP...

1. A computerized method for enhancing wireless connectivity for at least one mobile client device, the mobile client device comprising first and second wireless interfaces configured to use first and second wireless protocols, respectively, the computerized method comprising:receiving indication that operation of the mobile client device using the first wireless interface within a first frequency band is below a prescribed level of performance;
evaluating available spectrum within a second frequency band utilized by the second wireless interface; and
based at least on the evaluating, causing the mobile client device to transition from the first wireless interface to the second wireless interface;
wherein the first frequency band comprises an unlicensed band, and the second frequency band comprises a quasi-licensed band.

US Pat. No. 10,536,703

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR VIDEO QUALITY ASSESSMENT BASED ON CONTENT COMPLEXITY

InterDigital CE Patent Ho...

1. A method for assessing video quality of a video included in a bitstream, wherein the method is configured to be executed on a processor, the method comprising:determining a parameter responsive to a variance of prediction residuals of a block of a picture in the video;
adjusting the determined parameter responsive to encoding configuration of the block, wherein the encoding configuration includes at least one of a picture type and GOP (Group of Picture) structure; and
determining a quality metric, representative of video quality of the video included in the bitstream, in response to the adjusted parameter.

US Pat. No. 10,535,325

LOW POWER DISPLAY UPDATES

FLEXTERRA, INC., Skokie,...

1. A computer-implemented method for updating images displayed on an electronic display of a mobile device, the method comprising:determining, by one or more processors, a time interval between successive updates of an image frame,
wherein the image frame is displayed on the electronic display, and
wherein the mobile device is configured to be in a low power mode between the successive updates;
communicating, to a plurality of applications executing on the one or more processors, a notification indicative of whether a rendering module of the mobile device is or is not available to receive one or more application updates within the time interval;
wherein when the notification indicates that the rendering module is available to receive the one or more application updates within the time interval, receiving, from the plurality of applications executing on the one or more processors, the one or more application updates within the time interval; updating, by the one or more processors, the image frame after the time interval based on the one or more application updates; returning the mobile device to the low power mode after updating the image frame; and when the mobile device is in the low power mode, displaying the updated image frame on the electronic display; and
wherein when the notification indicates that the rendering module is not available to receive the one or more application updates within the time interval, not receiving the one or more application updates within the time interval and not updating, by the one or more processors, the image frame after the time interval.

US Pat. No. 10,535,298

PIXEL CIRCUIT AND METHOD FOR DRIVING PIXEL CIRCUIT

SHENZHEN ROYOLE TECHNOLOG...

1. A pixel circuit, comprising:a light-emitting diode;
a driving transistor;
a first transistor connected between a data line and the driving transistor, a gate electrode of the first transistor being connected to a first scanning line, a drain electrode and a source electrode of the first transistor connected to the data line and a source electrode of the driving transistor respectively;
a second transistor connected between a first power line and the driving transistor;
a gate electrode of the second transistor being connected to a second scanning line;
a third transistor connected between a gate electrode of the driving transistor and the second transistor, a gate electrode of the third transistor being connected to a third scanning line; and
a driving capacitor connected between the gate electrode of the driving transistor and the first power line,
wherein the driving transistor is further connected to a second power line via the light-emitting diode.

US Pat. No. 10,531,807

AUTOMATED EXTRACTION OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPH MEASUREMENTS FROM MEDICAL IMAGES

International Business Ma...

1. A method, in a data processing system comprising at least one processor and at least one memory, the at least one memory comprising instructions that are executed by the at least one processor to cause the at least one processor to implement an automated echocardiograph measurement extraction system, the method comprising:receiving, by the automated echocardiograph measurement extraction system executing on the data processing system, medical imaging data comprising one or more medical images;
inputting, by the automated echocardiograph measurement extraction system, the one or more medical images into a deep teaming network;
automatically processing, by the deep learning network, the one or more medical images to generate an extracted echocardiograph measurement vector output comprising one or more values for echocardiograph measurements extracted from the one or more medical images; and
outputting, by the deep learning network, the extracted echocardiograph measurement vector output to a medical image viewer, wherein outputting, by the deep learning network, the extracted echocardiograph measurement vector output to a medical image viewer further comprises:
identifying, by the automated echocardiograph measurement extraction system, for each type of echocardiograph measurement required to be extracted from the one or more medical images, a corresponding medical image viewpoint that provides an optimum viewpoint for generating the type of echocardiograph measurement; and
determining, by the automated echocardiograph measurement extraction system, for each type of echocardiograph measurement, whether the one or more medical images comprises at least one medical image having a viewpoint corresponding to the optimum viewpoint.

US Pat. No. 10,536,993

HEATING PASTE COMPOSITION, SURFACE TYPE HEATING ELEMENT USING THE SAME, AND PORTABLE LOW-POWER HEATER

Korea Electronics Technol...

1. A heating paste composition comprising:conductive particles including carbon nanotube particles and carbon nanoparticles;
a mixture binder including epoxy acrylate or hexamethylene diisocyanate, a polyvinyl acetal resin, and a phenol-based resin;
an organic solvent; and
a dispersant.

US Pat. No. 10,536,990

TELEPHONE BASE STATION FOR COMBINING MOBILE AND TERRESTRIAL TELEPHONE SERVICE

1. A system, comprising:a base station wirelessly connected to a first handset and a second handset, the base station comprising:
a first communication port configured to create a wireless connection to a first mobile telephone and a second mobile telephone via Bluetooth, where the first mobile telephone uses a first mobile telephone network and the second mobile telephone uses a second mobile telephone network, and where the first mobile telephone network is a GSM network, and the second mobile telephone network is a CDMA network;
a second communication port configured to create a terrestrial telephone connection to a first telephone network;
a processing circuit coupled to the first communication port and the second communication port; and
a display;
wherein the base station is configured to provide voice communications between the first handset and the second handset without using the first mobile telephone network, the second mobile telephone network, or the first telephone network;
wherein the base station retrieves a first contact list from the first mobile telephone and a second contact list from the second mobile telephone, and sends information from the first contact list and the second contact list to a memory of the first handset and the second handset;
wherein the base station is configured to receive a first incoming call via the first communication port, and send the first incoming call to one or more of the first handset and the second handset;
wherein the base station is configured to receive a second incoming call via the second communication port, and send the second incoming call to one or more of the first handset and the second handset;
wherein the base station is configured to receive a request to place an outgoing call from the first handset or the second handset, determine whether the outgoing call is to be sent via the first mobile telephone network, the second mobile telephone network, or the first telephone network, based on one or more factors, and select one of the first mobile telephone network, the second mobile telephone network, or the first telephone network for sending the outgoing call;
wherein the base station receives the first incoming call via the first mobile telephone, determines a wireless proximity of the first mobile telephone to the base station, and sends the first incoming call to one or more of the first handset and the second handset, only when the wireless proximity of the first mobile telephone is within a predetermined wireless proximity to the base station;
wherein the first handset and the second handset each include:
a display for showing call information, phone numbers, contact details, and battery life, and
the memory for storing the first contact list, the second contact list, and an incoming call list.

US Pat. No. 10,536,982

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONFIGURING CELL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for configuring, by a user equipment (UE), a cell in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, a radio resource control (RRC) connection reconfiguration message including a secondary cell (SCell) configuration for configuring a new SCell;
configuring the new SCell based on the SCell configuration;
when the RRC connection reconfiguration message further includes initial state information of the new SCell indicating an initial state of the new SCell is an activated state:
configuring the new SCell based on the new SCell being in the activated state, and
transmitting or receiving data via the new SCell which is activated upon configuring the new SCell; and
when the RRC connection reconfiguration message does not include the initial state information of the new SCell:
configuring the new SCell based on the new SCell being in a deactivated state,
receiving information for activating the new SCell,
activating the new SCell based on the information, and
transmitting or receiving data via the new SCell which has been activated based on the information.

US Pat. No. 10,536,976

METHOD FOR ACCESS TO A COMMUNICATION MEDIUM OF THE CSMA TYPE

SAGEMCOM BROADBAND SAS, ...

1. A method for access to a wireless communication medium, the access being of the “carrier sense multiple access” (CSMA) type, wherein a device, referred to as the sending device, wishing to send a message over said medium checks whether said medium is available before sending said message, the medium being busy when a signal coming from another device and detected by said sending device has a power higher than a predetermined power threshold, wherein the method comprises, when it is executed by a first device, the following steps of:determining a proportion of a first observation period during which the first device detects an interfering signal with a power higher than said power threshold, the interfering signal being sent by a second device accessing the medium,
if said proportion is higher than a predefined value, then
modifying the value of the power threshold by lowering it.

US Pat. No. 10,536,966

PHYSICAL DOWNLINK CONTROL CHANNEL AND HYBRID AUTOMATIC REPEAT REQUEST FEEDBACK FOR MULTEFIRE COVERAGE ENHANCEMENT

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication at a base station, the method comprising:assigning a downlink subframe that is a first occurring downlink subframe in a data frame;
transmitting an encoded control signal during a first transmission opportunity, the encoded control signal comprising a common portion for receiving devices, the common portion indicating a structure of the data frame, the encoded control signal further comprising a device specific portion for a specific receiving device, the device specific portion indicating uplink grants and downlink grants during the data frame for the specific receiving device, wherein at least the common portion of the encoded control signal is transmitted during the downlink subframe;
transmitting a shared data signal during a plurality of downlink subframes during the first transmission opportunity; and
transmitting the shared data signal during a second transmission opportunity that is subsequent to the first transmission opportunity.

US Pat. No. 10,536,945

SPLITTING COMMUNICATION CHANNELS

Hewlett Packard Enterpris...

9. A network device comprising:a processing resource; and
a receiver to receive messages from a plurality of wireless client devices on a communication band, including at least a first message received from a first wireless client device and a second message received from a second wireless device;
a memory storing instructions executable by the processing resource to:
determine a capability of each of the plurality of wireless client devices operating on an unlicensed wireless spectrum for complying with one or more of a plurality of wireless specifications based on information in the messages from the plurality of wireless devices;
upon determining that the capabilities of at least the first wireless device and the second wireless device for complying with the plurality of wireless specifications are different, split communication channels on the unlicensed wireless spectrum into a plurality of communication channel groups based on the determined capabilities of the plurality of wireless devices, including at least a first portion of the communication channels for a first communication channel group and a second portion of the communication channels for a second communication channel group; and
operate each of the communication channel groups according to a respective specification of the plurality of specifications, including operating the first communication channel group in accordance with a first wireless specification and operating the second communication channel group in accordance with a second wireless specification.

US Pat. No. 10,536,938

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING/RECEIVING DOWNLINK DATA CHANNEL SIGNAL TRANSMISSION INFORMATION IN CELLULAR RADIO COMMUNICATION COOPERATIVE MULTI-POINT SCHEME

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method by a user equipment (UE) for wireless communication, the method comprising:receiving, by the UE, configuration information comprising first information related to resources being not available for a physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH) in a serving cell;
receiving, by the UE, a signaling message comprising second information indicating a plurality of starting symbols related to the PDSCH;
receiving, by the UE, control information for scheduling the PDSCH, the control information comprising a first information field indicating a starting symbol among the plurality of starting symbols; and
receiving, by the UE, downlink data on resources of the PDSCH based on the starting symbol indicated by the first information field,
wherein the resources of the PDSCH are determined based on the first information in the configuration information, and the starting symbol is identified based on the second information in the signaling message and the first information field in the control information.

US Pat. No. 10,536,931

BASE STATION APPARATUS AND TERMINAL DEVICE

SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. A base station apparatus configured to communicate with a terminal apparatus in a first frequency band, the first frequency band being a licensed frequency band, and a second frequency band, the second frequency band being an unlicensed frequency band, the base station apparatus comprising:CS determination circuitry configured to perform a carrier sense in the second frequency band; and
wireless transmission circuitry configured to transmit a first downlink signal in the first frequency band and a second downlink signal in the second frequency band, wherein
the wireless transmission circuitry transmits the first downlink signal in at least a first slot of a subframe on the first frequency band, and
in a case where the CS determination circuitry determines that communication is idle in the second frequency band after the carrier sense, the wireless transmission circuitry starts transmission of the second downlink signal in a second slot of the subframe on the second frequency band, and continues the transmission for a period of time, the period of time being equal to or less than a prescribed time.

US Pat. No. 10,536,876

METHODS AND SYSTEM FOR COMMUNICATING CONTROL INFORMATION USING CARRIER AGGREGATION

INTEL CORPORATION, Santa...

1. An apparatus, comprising:a radio frequency (RF) transceiver to receive a first message over a first carrier in a first band in a downlink sub-frame of a first radio frame in a communications link, the communications link comprising interband carriers aggregated over a primary and a secondary cell;
a processor coupled to the RF transceiver; and
a memory coupled to the processor, the memory to store instructions operable on the processor to:
determine a downlink sub-frame in which the downlink transmission is received; and
adjust timing of a reply message to be sent by the RF transceiver in response to the first message so as to coincide with a predetermined uplink sub-frame of a radio frame; and
the memory to store an adapted downlink association set index, the adapted downlink association set index to map, for each of a multiplicity of uplink-downlink configurations, one or more downlink sub-frames for carrying the first message to a common uplink sub-frame of a radio frame for carrying the reply message.

US Pat. No. 10,536,872

COMMUNICATION METHOD, ACCESS POINT, AND STATION

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. An access point, comprising:a first receiving unit configured to receive a first channel quality measurement report from a first station and a second channel quality measurement report from a second station, wherein the first channel quality measurement report indicates a first channel noise value measured during a first time period by the first station in a second antenna mode when a third station and a fourth station communicate with each other in a first antenna mode, and wherein the second channel quality measurement report indicates a second channel noise value measured during the first time period by the second station in the second antenna mode when the third station and the fourth station communicate with each other in the first antenna mode; and
a first sending unit configured to send an grant frame if at least one of the first and second channel noise values received by the first receiving unit and measured by at least one of the first station and the second station in the second antenna mode is greater than a first threshold, wherein the grant frame includes first instruction information used to instruct to change the first antenna mode to an antenna mode other than the first antenna mode and/or to change the second antenna mode to an antenna mode other than the second antenna mode.

US Pat. No. 10,536,824

BAND USAGE INFORMATION GENERATING AND REPORTING METHOD, CHARGING METHOD, ENODEB, AND MME

Panasonic Intellectual Pr...

1. A method performed by a base station, comprising:generating band usage information for charging, wherein the band usage information relates to band usage of at least a first band and a second band, the first band is a licensed band and the second band is an unlicensed band both supported by the base station, traffic is assigned to respective bands by the base station, and the band usage information includes information on second band data usage on a per bearer basis and per time interval, wherein the time interval is configured as time between two trigger events for a passive trigger issued by an entity in a core network (CN) and configured as time from last reporting to current reporting for an active trigger issued by the base station; and
reporting the band usage information to an entity in the CN periodically, for the passive trigger or the active trigger, per the time interval.

US Pat. No. 10,536,779

ELECTROACOUSTIC TRANSDUCER

MURATA MANUFACTURING CO.,...

1. An electroacoustic transducer comprising:an ultrasonic element including a diaphragm that includes a first main surface and a second main surface located at opposing positions and a support frame defining a hole facing the diaphragm and supporting the diaphragm;
a case body including a top plate portion opposing the first main surface, a bottom plate portion opposing the second main surface, and a peripheral wall portion connecting the top plate portion and the bottom plate portion, the case body accommodating the ultrasonic element therein and including a sound hole is provided; and
a fixing portion fixing the ultrasonic element to the case body by joining the support frame and the bottom plate portion; wherein
the fixing portion is partially provided along a circumferential direction of the support frame such that a space between the second main surface and the bottom plate portion communicates with a space around the ultrasonic element;
an acoustic path connecting the first main surface and the second main surface and the sound hole and generating resonance in the case body is provided in the case body; and
the fixing portion is defined by a die bonding agent including a spherical spacer.

US Pat. No. 10,536,712

MOVING PICTURE CODING METHOD, MOVING PICTURE CODING APPARATUS, MOVING PICTURE DECODING METHOD, MOVING PICTURE DECODING APPARATUS AND MOVING PICTURE CODING AND DECODING APPARATUS

SUN PATENT TRUST, New Yo...

1. A moving picture decoding apparatus that decodes a current block, the moving picture decoding apparatus comprising:a processor; and
a non-transitory storage, the processor performing, using the non-transitory storage, processes including:
deriving a first motion vector candidate, the first motion vector candidate being a first motion vector that has been used to decode a first block;
deriving a second motion vector candidate, the second motion vector candidate being a second motion vector that has been used to decode a second block that is different from the first block;
generating a new candidate, the new candidate being a combination of the first motion vector candidate and the second motion vector candidate; and
decoding the current block by using a candidate from among a plurality of candidates including the new candidate.

US Pat. No. 10,536,202

HYBRID ANALOG/DIGITAL BEAMFORMING

RKF Engineering Solutions...

1. An apparatus comprising:a plurality of feeds configured to form analog beams, wherein the plurality of feeds is divided into a plurality of panels, each panel including one or more feeds from the plurality of feeds; and
processing circuitry that is configured to perform operations comprising:
determining a target area for communications coverage;
dividing the target area into a plurality of regions;
generating, for each region, a plurality of analog beams, wherein a subset of panels of the plurality of panels generates one or more analog beams of the plurality of analog beams, and wherein the plurality of analog beams covering each region forms a cluster; and
generating, in each cluster, one or more hybrid beams, wherein each hybrid beam is a digital beam that is generated by combining one or more analog beams of the plurality of analog beams corresponding to the cluster.

US Pat. No. 10,535,996

CONTROLLABLE ELECTRICAL OUTLET HAVING A RESONANT LOOP ANTENNA

Lutron Technology Company...

1. A controllable electrical outlet for use in a load control system adapted to receive power from a power source, the controllable electrical outlet comprising:two electrical receptacles, each configured to receive a plug of at least one plug-in electrical load;
an electrical connection configured to be electrically coupled to the power source to receive a hot voltage;
a main printed circuit board;
a load control circuit mounted to the main printed circuit board and electrically coupled in series between the electrical connection and at least one of the electrical receptacles to control power delivered to the plug-in electrical load;
a radio-frequency (RF) communication circuit configured to receive an RF signal at a specified frequency;
an antenna printed circuit board comprising first and second layers, the antenna printed circuit board arranged perpendicular to the main printed circuit board, the first layer having a main loop trace characterized by an inductance and a capacitance that are resonant at the specified frequency, the second layer having a feed loop trace electrically coupled to the RF communication circuit and magnetically coupled to the main loop trace; and
a control circuit coupled to the load control circuit and the communication circuit to control power delivered to at least one of the electrical receptacles in response to the RF signal received via the RF communication circuit.

US Pat. No. 10,535,992

SWITCHING REGULATOR CIRCUIT

NEW JAPAN RADIO CO., LTD....

1. A switching regulator circuit including:a switching element which is switched on/off in accordance with a PWM signal to generate an output signal while boosting, lowering, or inverting an input voltage;
a load switch which is connected to the switching element in series and is normally on; and
an overcurrent protection circuit which keeps the load switch off if a current flowing through the switching element is an overcurrent,
wherein the overcurrent protection circuit keeps the load switch off if an overcurrent detection state that a voltage corresponding the current flowing through the switching element is higher than a first reference value is repeated at times when the switching element is switched has continued for more than a prescribed timer-counted time.

US Pat. No. 10,535,974

DISCRIMINATIVE REMOTE SENSING AND SURFACE PROFILING BASED ON SUPERRADIANT PHOTONIC BACKSCATTERING

The Trustees of the Steve...

1. A method, comprising:generating co-propagating pulsed pump waves having shaped time-frequency modes, spatial modes, and group-velocity difference;
relatively delaying said pump waves for a predetermined time period;
launching said pump waves to a free space along a predetermined direction;
backscattering a signal wave having backscattered signal photons when said pump waves overlap in said free space;
detecting said backscattered signal photons; and
scanning said predetermined direction of said launched pump waves and said time period of the relative delay of said pump waves to remotely obtain three- dimensional information of a target.

US Pat. No. 10,535,957

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING A SHIELDING SHELL UPWARDLY ABUTTING A GROUNDING PLATE

FOXCONN (KUNSHAN) COMPUTE...

1. An electrical connector comprising:an insulative housing having a base and a tongue;
an upper and a lower rows of contacts secured to the insulative housing and exposed, respectively, to an upper and a lower faces of the tongue;
a grounding plate arranged between the upper row of contacts and the lower row of contacts; and
a shielding shell enclosing the insulative housing, wherein
the grounding plate has a pair of side tails exposed to an outside of the insulative housing,
the shielding shell has a pair of soldering legs upwardly abutting the pair of side tails of the grounding plate, and
each soldering leg of the shielding shell has an upper protrusion, and each side tail of the grounding plate has an inclined end resiliently abutting the upper protrusion.

US Pat. No. 10,535,886

FUEL CELL ASSEMBLY WITH JET PUMP IN THE EXHAUST PATH, AND MOTOR VEHICLE WITH FUEL CELL ASSEMBLY

AUDI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT, ...

1. A fuel cell arrangement comprising:a fuel cell;
an exhaust gas flow path for exhaust gases of the fuel cell having a first branch connected in parallel to a second branch;
a jet pump arranged downstream from the fuel cell in the first branch of the exhaust gas flow path, wherein the jet pump comprises a driving media inlet and an outlet; and
a turbine arranged downstream from the fuel cell in the second branch of the exhaust gas flow path;
wherein the first branch of the exhaust gas flow path and the second branch of the exhaust flow path rejoin downstream from the outlet and the turbine, and
wherein a flow direction of the exhaust gas flow path through the first and second branches and after the first and second branches rejoin is away from the fuel cell.

US Pat. No. 10,535,880

FLEXIBLE AND SHAPE-CONFORMAL ROPE-SHAPE ALKALI METAL BATTERIES

Global Graphene Group, In...

1. A rope-shaped alkali metal battery wherein said alkali metal is selected from Li, Na, K, or a combination thereof; said battery comprising:(a) a first electrode comprising a first electrically conductive porous rod having pores and a first mixture of a first electrode active material and a first electrolyte, wherein said first mixture resides in said pores of said first porous rod;
(b) a porous separator wrapping around or encasing said first electrode to form a separator-protected first electrode;
(c) a second electrode comprising a second electrically conductive porous rod having pores and a second mixture of a second electrode active material and a second electrolyte, wherein said second mixture resides in said pores of said second porous rod; wherein said separator-protected first electrode and said second electrode are combined or interlaced together to form a braid or a yarn having a twist or spiral electrode and said first electrode and second electrode contains an anode and a cathode; and
(d) a protective casing or sheath wrapping around or encasing said braid or yarn.

US Pat. No. 10,535,276

ROUTE PLANNING AND MOVEMENT OF AN AIRCRAFT ON THE GROUND BASED ON A NAVIGATION MODEL TRAINED TO INCREASE AIRCRAFT OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY

GE Aviation Systems LLC, ...

1. A system, comprising:a memory that stores executable components; and
a processor, operatively coupled to the memory, that executes the executable components, the executable components comprising:
an assessment component that accesses runway data, taxiway data, and gate configuration data associated with an airport and respective aircraft technical data and specifications for a plurality of aircraft associated with the airport;
a sensor component that collects sensor data from a plurality of sensors, wherein the sensor data relates to respective performance data of the plurality of aircraft and respective conditions of the runway data, the taxiway data, and the gate configuration data;
a navigation model that is trained through cloud-based sharing across a plurality of models based on the plurality of aircraft; and
a route planning component that employs the navigation model to analyze the sensor data, the runway data, the taxiway data, and the gate configuration data, and generates a protocol to navigate the plurality of aircraft within the airport to improve aircraft operational efficiency associated with conservation of fuel, decreased brake wear, or combinations thereof based on respective time of arrivals at respective destinations within the airport for the plurality of aircraft.

US Pat. No. 10,534,637

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MANAGING CHAIN OF SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS

Parallels International G...

1. A computer-implemented method for managing software applications, comprising:receiving, via a graphical user interface, a user input request to chain together a first application and a second application, wherein the user input request indicates a sequence of execution of the first application followed by the second application;
identifying a first input type and a first output type of the first application;
identifying a second input type and a second output type of the second application;
in response to determining that the first output type of the first application is not compatible with the second input type of the second application, updating, without further user input, the sequence of execution such that the second application precedes the first application; and
generating a chain application configured to execute the first application and the second application in the updated sequence of execution in which an intermediate output of the second application is passed to the first application as an input.

US Pat. No. 10,534,583

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TRANSLATING DATA READ FROM PROXY APIS INTO COMPUTING CODE

Worldpay, LLC, Symmes To...

1. A method of automatically generating sample code for an application programming interface (API) for electronic transactions processing in an electronic transactions network, the method comprising:reading, by at least one processor, a processor-specific API, using a processor-specific API reader;
generating, by the at least one processor, processor-specific API data using the processor-specific API reader;
passing, by the at least one processor, the processor-specific API data to a language-specific backend module;
converting, by the at least one processor, the processor-specific API data into a format compatible with an output generator using the language-specific backend module;
passing, by the at least one processor, the converted processor-specific API data and a language-specific template corresponding to the processor-specific API data to the output generator using a backend generator; and
generating, by the at least one processor, language-specific sample code by the output generator using the converted processor-specific API data and the language-specific template corresponding to the processor-specific API data.

US Pat. No. 10,534,165

ATHERMAL CASSEGRAIN TELESCOPE

BAE Systems Information a...

1. An athermal two-mirror Cassegrain telescope device comprising:a telescope metering tube, wherein said telescope metering tube comprises silicon carbide (SiC);
a silicon primary mirror affixed to said telescope metering tube, having a low Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (CTE) difference between said telescope metering tube and said silicon primary mirror;
a silicon window;
a silicon secondary mirror, integral to or supported by said silicon window;
an internal Acquisition Field OF View (FOV) field stop snout bonded to a rear of said silicon primary mirror and extending forward into said telescope metering tube; and
a lens cell affixed to said snout and holding at least two lenses that collimate light exiting an end of said telescope metering tube.

US Pat. No. 10,533,778

TURBO ECONOMIZER USED IN CHILLER SYSTEM

DAIKIN APPLIED AMERICAS I...

1. A turbo economizer adapted to be used in a chiller system including a compressor which is a multi-stage centrifugal compressor including at least a first stage and a second stage, an evaporator, and a condenser connected to form a refrigeration circuit, the turbo economizer comprising:a nozzle configured and arranged to introduce refrigerant into the turbo economizer;
a turbine disposed downstream of the nozzle, the turbine being attached to a shaft rotatable about a rotation axis, and a flow of the refrigerant introduced through the nozzle driving the turbine to rotate the shaft, the turbine being configured and arranged to separate the refrigerant introduced through the nozzle into gas refrigerant and liquid refrigerant;
a turbine gas outlet arranged to discharge the gas refrigerant from the turbine;
a turbine liquid outlet arranged to discharge the liquid refrigerant from the turbine, the turbine liquid outlet being different from the turbine gas outlet; and
an economizer impeller attached to the shaft so as to be rotated in accordance with rotation of the shaft,
the turbo economizer being connected to an intermediate stage of the compressor located between the first stage and the second stage of the compressor,
the nozzle being further configured and arranged to reduce a pressure of the refrigerant such that a pressure of the refrigerant entering the turbo economizer is lower than an intermediate pressure in the intermediate stage of the compressor,
the turbine gas outlet being connected to an inlet of the economizer impeller to introduce gas refrigerant separated at the turbine into the economizer impeller, and
the economizer impeller being configured and arranged such that the gas refrigerant is introduced into the economizer impeller at a pressure lower than the intermediate pressure and exits the economizer impeller at the intermediate pressure.

US Pat. No. 10,533,673

COMPOSITE VESSEL FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEM

Quantum Fuel Systems LLC,...

1. A fire activatable pressure relief method for pressurized gaseous fuel tanks, the method comprising:surrounding a pressurized gaseous fuel tank or vessel (10) having a fluid connection into the tank and a valve (40) at its distal end (14) with a plurality of stretchable net coverings (22A-22F);
anchoring a first covering (22A) to one end (12) of the tank;
affixing the additional net coverings (22B-22F) to the first covering forming a mesh (20) via one or more fire and temperature sensitive fuse wire (30);
affixing the net covering at the distal end (14) of the pressure vessel to an actuator ring (37);
connecting the actuator ring to a thermally-activated pressure relief device “TPRD” system (50) to compress a spring (206); and,
a movable spool (200) associated with the spring moves within the TPRD system to block the fluid path (300) of stored gas through the TPRD to the atmosphere unless a fuse is exposed to a temperature beyond a threshold level.

US Pat. No. 10,533,063

SUPPORTED CATALYST SYSTEMS AND PROCESSES FOR USE THEREOF

ExxonMobil Chemical Paten...

1. A supported catalyst system comprising:(i) at least one first catalyst component comprising a pyridyldiamido transition metal complex;
(ii) at least one second catalyst component comprising a metallocene compound; and
(iii) a fluorided support material,
wherein the pyridyldiamido transition metal complex has the general formula (I):
wherein,M is Ti, Zr, or Hf;
Z is —(R14)pC-C(R15)q—, where R14 and R15 are independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, hydrocarbyls, and substituted hydrocarbyls, and wherein adjacent R14 and R15 groups may be joined to form an aromatic or saturated, substituted or unsubstituted hydrocarbyl ring, where the ring has 5, 6, 7, or 8 ring carbon atoms and where substitutions on the ring can join to form additional rings,
p is 0, 1 or 2, and
q is 0, 1 or 2;
R1 and R11 are independently selected from the group consisting of hydrocarbyls, substituted hydrocarbyls, and silyl groups;
R2 and R10 are each, independently, -E(R12)(R13) — with E being carbon, silicon, or germanium, and each R12 and R13 being independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, hydrocarbyls, alkoxy, silyl, amino, aryloxy, substituted hydrocarbyls, halogen, and phosphino, R12 and R13 may be joined to each other or to R14 or R15 to form a saturated, substituted or unsubstituted hydrocarbyl ring, where the ring has 4, 5, 6, or 7 ring carbon atoms and where substitutions on the ring can join to form additional rings, or R12 and R13 may be joined to form a saturated heterocyclic ring, or a saturated substituted heterocyclic ring where substitutions on the ring can join to form additional rings;
R3, R4, and R5 are independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, hydrocarbyls (such as alkyls and aryls), substituted hydrocarbyls, alkoxy, aryloxy, halogen, amino, and silyl, and wherein adjacent R groups (R3 & R4 , and/or R4 & R5 ) may be joined to form a substituted or unsubstituted hydrocarbyl or heterocyclic ring, where the ring has 5, 6, 7, or 8 ring atoms and where substitutions on the ring can join to form additional rings;
L is an anionic leaving group, where the L groups may be the same or different and any two L groups may be linked to form a dianionic leaving group;
n is 0, 1, 2, 3, or 4;
L? is neutral Lewis base; and
w is 0, 1, 2, 3, or 4.

US Pat. No. 10,532,841

METHOD AND APPARATUS OF SUPPLYING A BAG

TOYO JIDOKI CO., LTD., T...

13. The apparatus of supplying a bag as defined in claim 11, wherein, while the pair of holding members is transferred in the transfer pathway or after the pair of holding members reaches the delivery position, the control device operates the second servo motor so as to enlarge the interval of the pair of holding members according to a nominal width of the bag and strain the bag opening of the bag.

US Pat. No. 10,532,551

FOIL PEELING APPARATUS

KINSUS INTERCONNECT TECHN...

1. A foil peeling apparatus, adapted to peel a foil on a first surface of a substrate, the substrate having a corner between a first edge and a second edge from a top view of the substrate, the foil peeling apparatus comprising:a foil peeling member having a foil peeling surface;
a connector, connected to the foil peeling member; and
a controller, configured for controlling the connector to move the peeling member along a path, the path comprising:
a first path segment, when the foil peeling member is moved along the first path segment, the foil peeling surface in contact with, with an initial angle between the foil peeling surface and the first surface from a side view, the corner, and then the foil peeling member moved toward a first feeding direction for a first feeding displacement, wherein the initial angle is between the foil peeling surface and the first surface, from the side view of the substrate, and the first feeding direction is upwards and toward the substrate; and
a second path segment, connected to the first path segment, when the foil peeling member is moved along the second path segment, the foil peeling member moves toward a second feeding direction for a second feeding displacement and the initial angle being decreased to a second feeding angle, wherein the second feeding direction is upward and toward the substrate and the second feeding angle is, from the side view of the substrate, between the foil peeling surface and the first surface.

US Pat. No. 10,531,724

BELT CLIP FOR POWER TOOL

TTI (MACAO COMMERCIAL OFF...

1. A power tool comprising:a tool housing;
a battery pack receptacle positioned adjacent the tool housing and defining a cavity, the battery pack receptacle including a first surface that faces the cavity and a second surface that is opposite the cavity;
a battery pack selectively received within the cavity of the battery pack receptacle; and
a belt clip removably coupled to the battery pack receptacle and having a body, the body including
a first member including a first portion and a connecting portion, the first portion being received in a complementary groove on the first surface of the battery pack receptacle such that the first portion is positioned between the first surface of the battery pack receptacle and the battery pack, the connecting portion coupled to the first portion and extending outwardly from the battery pack receptacle;
a second member coupled to the connecting portion of the first member, the second member configured to be space apart from an exterior of the power tool; and wherein the first member of the belt clip is one of a pair of first members, each of the pair of first members including a first portion and a connecting portion, the first portion of each of the pair of first members being received in a complementary groove on the first surface of the battery pack receptacle such that the first portion of each of the pair of first members is positioned between the first surface of the battery pack receptacle and the battery pack, the connecting portion of each of the pair of first members is coupled to the respective first portion, the connecting portion of each of the pair of first members extending outwardly from the battery pack receptacle.
US Pat. No. 10,533,171

OLIGONUCLEOTIDE COMPRISING AN INOSINE FOR TREATING DMD

BioMarin Technologies B.V...

1. An isolated antisense oligonucleotide consisting of the base sequence of SEQ ID NO: 557, provided that said isolated antisense oligonucleotide comprises at least one position wherein a guanosine base is substituted with an inosine base, wherein said isolated antisense oligonucleotide comprises a modification and induces skipping of said exon 45 of human dystrophin pre-mRNA.

US Pat. No. 10,537,035

APPARATUS, SYSTEM, AND METHOD FOR SECURING HARD DRIVES IN A STORAGE CHASSIS

Facebook, Inc., Menlo Pa...

1. A drive latch apparatus comprising:a latch coupled to a chassis such that the latch secures a hard drive to the chassis;
a handle coupled to a proximal end of the latch such that compressing the handle unlocks the latch from the chassis, wherein the handle is dimensioned to be positioned over the hard drive when the hard drive is secured to the chassis; and
a drive holder coupled to a distal end of the latch such that:
the latch rotates relative to the drive holder to unlock the latch;
the drive holder exerts a continuous upward force to return to an original shape of the drive holder while the latch is locked;
a distal end of the drive holder bends under the hard drive to automatically unseat the hard drive as the continuous upward force vertically slides the drive holder from the chassis when the latch is unlocked; and
the drive holder slides vertically from the chassis in tandem with the latch;
wherein the handle is coupled to a spring such that:
the spring exerts a force between the handle and the latch; and
compressing the handle compresses the spring.

US Pat. No. 10,537,015

METHODS OF FORMING MODULAR ASSEMBLIES

VLT, Inc., Andover, MA (...

1. A method of forming modular circuit assemblies, the method comprising:assembling an encapsulated panel including a multilayer printed circuit board (“PCB”) having a plurality of conductive layers, a first plurality of electronic components mounted to a first surface of the PCB, and a first layer of cured encapsulant covering the first plurality of electronic components and the surface of the PCB, the first layer of cured encapsulant forming a first exterior surface of the encapsulated panel, the encapsulated panel comprising a plurality of unsingulated electronic modules, each module having perimeter boundaries defined by one or more predetermined cut lines and one or more conductive features buried beneath the first exterior surface and spaced apart from the cut lines;
selectively forming a plurality of holes in the first exterior surface of the panel through the first layer of cured encapsulant at predetermined locations within the perimeter boundaries of each electronic module, each terminal hole being spaced apart from the cut lines and exposing within the hole a respective conductive feature;
selectively forming one or more conductive metal layers on the first exterior surface of the panel including within the plurality of holes, the one or more conductive metal layers within each hole being in electrical contact with the respective conductive feature;
patterning the one or more conductive metal layers on the exterior surface, to form a plurality of electrical contacts on the exterior surface of the panel electrically isolated from at least one other electrical contact in the plurality of electrical contacts; and
cutting the panel along the one or more cut lines to singulate the plurality of electronic modules, each singulated electronic module having at least one of the electrical contacts formed on the exterior surface of the module.

US Pat. No. 10,536,979

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD USING OFDMA RANDOM ACCESS AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION TERMINAL USING SAME

WILUS INSTITUTE OF STANDA...

1. A wireless communication terminal that wirelessly communicates with a base wireless communication terminal, the wireless communication terminal comprising:a transceiver; and
a processor,
wherein the processor is configured to:
set an integer selected from a range of 0 to a value equal to or smaller than an OFDMA Contention Window (OCW) as a counter for random access,
receive a trigger frame for triggering random access using one or more resource units (RUs) allocated for the random access from the base wireless communication terminal using the transceiver,
decrement a value of the counter based on the one or more RUs allocated for the random access and a capability of the wireless communication terminal,
randomly select any one of RUs through which the wireless communication terminal is capable of transmitting a trigger based (TB) PPDU according to the capability of the wireless communication terminal among the one or more RUs allocated for the random access when the value of the counter is 0 or reaches 0, and
attempt transmission to the base wireless communication terminal using the selected RU,
wherein the RU is a group of a plurality of subcarriers usable for uplink transmission and downlink transmission.

US Pat. No. 10,536,959

RADIO ACCESS NETWORKS IN WHICH REMOTE UNITS ARE CONFIGURED TO PERFORM AT LEAST SOME BASEBAND PROCESSING

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A communication system comprising:remote units to communicate with mobile devices using radio frequency (RF) signals, the RF signals including information destined for, or originating from, at least one of the mobile devices, and wherein the remote units comprise radio frequency transceivers to communicate with the mobile devices;
a controller comprising a real-time scheduler configured to assign airlink resources to the mobile devices for communication, wherein the controller is configured to perform at least some baseband processing;
wherein the remote units are configured to perform at least some baseband processing, the at least some baseband processing performed at the remote units comprises receiving and extracting the information on an uplink control channel; and
wherein the at least some baseband processing performed at the controller comprises setting periods and phases for transmissions from one or more of the mobile devices, based on at least one location of the one or more mobile devices, so that transmissions from the one or more of the mobile devices do not overlap with transmissions of one or more other of the mobile devices.

US Pat. No. 10,536,941

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD AND SYSTEM, AND DEVICE HAVING BASE STATION FUNCTION

Nanchang Coolpad Intellig...

1. A method for operating a Long Term Evolution (LTE) system in an unlicensed frequency band based on a Time Division Duplex (TDD) mode for a device configurable as a base station, comprising:arranging, by a first device, a channel monitoring sub-frame for periodically detecting a downlink channel state in a frame structure of the TDD mode, wherein the first device is configurable as a first base station;
within a period, during the channel monitoring sub-frame, determining whether a downlink channel is in an idle state;
based on a determination that the downlink channel is in the idle state, transmitting downlink data via a downlink sub-frame within the period, wherein the downlink sub-frame is located in the frame structure of the TDD mode;
based on a determination that the downlink channel is not in the idle state, not transmitting downlink data within the period; and
setting the period of the channel monitoring sub-frame according to a number of downlink sub-frames included in each switch point period in the frame structure,
wherein arranging the channel monitoring sub-frame comprises:
when the period of the channel monitoring sub-frame is M*10 ms, M being a positive integer:
arranging the channel monitoring sub-frame in at least one subframe of the frame structure of the TDD mode; and
when the period of the channel monitoring sub-frame is 5 ms:
arranging the channel monitoring sub-frame in at least two subframes of the frame structure of the TDD mode.

US Pat. No. 10,536,923

TWO-DIMENSIONAL ENCOUNTER LOCATION DETECTION

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. At least one machine accessible storage medium having code stored thereon, the code when executed on a machine, causes the machine to:detect, using movement sensors provisioned on a first device, a movement of the first device, wherein the movement causes the first device to change position within an environment;
update location information for the first device based on the movement to identify the first device at a first location within the environment;
detect, at the first device, a sequence of signals from a second device in the environment over a span of time;
determine, for each of the sequence of signals, a respective distance between the first and second devices corresponding to a respective instance in the span of time when the respective signal was sent by the second device, wherein the determined distances comprise a plurality of distances corresponding to the sequence of signals, and at least one of the sequence of signals is received prior to determining the movement;
determine that the number of determined distances in the plurality of distances exceeds a particular number needed to derive the location of the first device from the plurality of distances;
derive an updated location of the first device from the plurality of distances based on determining that the number of determined distances exceeds the particular number, wherein the updated location is based on the movement and the number of determined distances; and
update location for the first device to reflect the updated location in the environment.

US Pat. No. 10,536,909

POWER HEADROOM REPORT METHOD AND APPARATUS OF UE

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for reporting a power headroom (PH) by a terminal in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:transmitting a first power headroom report (PHR) based on a first uplink resource allocated to a serving cell;
determining whether a second uplink resource is allocated to the serving cell;
identifying whether power backoff due to power management has changed more than a threshold since a transmission of the first PHR, in case that the second uplink resource is allocated to the serving cell; and
transmitting, to a base station, a second PHR based on the second uplink resource, in case that the power backoff due to the power management has changed more than the threshold since the transmission of the first PHR,
wherein the second PHR is transmitted based on a first type PHR of the first type PHR and a second type PHR, and
wherein the first type PHR includes the PH for each of at least one serving cell and bitmap information indicating a serving cell for which the PH is to be reported.

US Pat. No. 10,536,902

ELECTRONIC DEVICES FOR RECEIVING PUSHED DATA

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A method of using a mobile device to communicate with a cellular network, the mobile device comprising a first processor for communicating with the cellular network, a second processor for implementing applications, and radio frequency circuitry for transmission and reception of wireless signals, the method comprising:by the first processor:
obtaining a keep-alive packet from the second processor;
sending the keep-alive packet one or more times over a data connection between the mobile device and the cellular network while the second processor is in a low-power mode;
receiving from a server a notification of pending data; and
causing the second processor to exit the low-power mode to receive at least a portion of the pending data via the data connection;
wherein the second processor enters the low-power mode after providing the keep alive packet to the first processor.

US Pat. No. 10,536,892

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DATA TRANSMISSION

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for data transmission, comprising:determining, by a transmission device, a plurality of wireless links through which data is to be transmitted between the transmission device and a reception device; and
transmitting, by the transmission device, physical-layer transmission blocks including identical Medium Access Control (MAC) Protocol Data Units (PDUs) to the reception device through the determined plurality of wireless links,
wherein, redundancy versions of the physical-layer transmission blocks including the identical MAC PDUs are partially the same, or completely different.

US Pat. No. 10,536,856

COMMUNICATION CONTROL APPARATUS, SYSTEM, AND METHOD THEREFOR

Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, ...

1. A first communication apparatus comprising:a generating unit configured to generate first information used in a communication parameter setting processing relating to a communication parameter, which is used for performing wireless communication of encryption type compliant with IEEE802.11 standard, by performing calculation according to a predetermined algorithm for a PIN held by the first communication apparatus;
a reception unit configured to receive second information, which is used in the communication parameter setting processing, from a second communication apparatus via wireless communication compliant with IEEE802.11 standard;
an authentication unit configured to perform authentication in the communication parameter setting processing, wherein the authentication is succeeded in a case where the first information and the second information match, and the authentication is failed in a case where the first information and the second information do not match;
a transmitting unit configured to transmit, in a case where the authentication performed by the authentication unit is succeeded, the communication parameter to the second communication apparatus via wireless communication compliant with IEEE802.11 standard, and not to transmit, in a case where the authentication performed by the authentication unit is failed, the communication parameter to the second communication apparatus via wireless communication compliant with IEEE802.11 standard; and
a communication unit configured to communicate data comprising a captured image via a wireless communication of the encryption type compliant with IEEE802.11 standard with the second communication apparatus based on the communication parameter after transmission of the communication parameter by the transmitting unit.

US Pat. No. 10,536,853

SECURE NETWORK AUTHENTICATION AT A GATEWAY FOR NON-INTERNET PROTOCOL ENABLED DEVICES

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPO...

1. A method for network authentication of wireless devices at a gateway, the method comprising:scanning a wireless network by the gateway, to discover unjoined wireless devices;
joining, by the gateway, a wireless device of the unjoined wireless devices to the gateway using a non-internet protocol, to form an encrypted connection between the gateway and the wireless device; and
authenticating, by the gateway, the wireless device to the gateway via the encrypted connection, wherein the authenticating includes:
a first iteration that includes:
receiving a gateway link layer public key from the wireless device via the encrypted connection; and
storing the gateway link layer public key; and
a second iteration that includes:
sending a first nonce to the wireless device via the encrypted connection;
receiving an encrypted combination of the first nonce and a second nonce from the wireless device via the encrypted connection, wherein the encrypted combination is encrypted using a gateway link layer private key of the wireless device that corresponds to the gateway link layer public key; and
authenticating the wireless device based on the encrypted combination and the gateway link layer public key stored by the gateway.

US Pat. No. 10,536,852

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, METHOD FOR AUTHENTICATING THE SAME, AND RECORDING MEDIUM

KYOCERA CORPORATION, Kyo...

1. An electronic apparatus, comprising:a sleep detector circuit configured to detect sleep using the circuit based on at least one electromagnetic signal indicative of at least one of: a sound from a user of the electronic apparatus, a motion status of the user; a heart rate of the user, a temperature of the user, brain waves of the user, a respiration of the user, and perspiration of the user; and
at least one processor configured to perform a first user authentication when the sleep detector circuit does not detect the sleep, and perform a second user authentication when the sleep detector circuit detects the sleep, the second user authentication being different from the first user authentication, wherein:
the at least one processor determines that the first user authentication has been successful when a fingerprint detected by a fingerprint detector sensor resembles a first registered fingerprint;
the second user authentication includes a second fingerprint authentication using a second registered fingerprint different from the first registered fingerprint; and
the first user authentication does not use the registered fingerprint used in the second user authentication so as to prevent access to the electronic apparatus by a third party who does not know which finger of the user corresponds to the registered fingerprint used in the second user authentication.

US Pat. No. 10,536,849

SECURITY CONTEXT HANDLING IN 5G DURING CONNECTED MODE

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method for transferring a security context during a handover of a user equipment, the method implemented by one or more core network nodes in a core network of the wireless communication network, wherein the one or more core network nodes provide a source Third Generation Partnership Project Fifth Generation systems (3GPP-5G) Access and Mobility Management Function, the method comprising:receiving, from a source base station, a first handover message indicating that a handover of the user equipment is needed;
generating a new non-access stratum key responsive to determining that an operator specific policy is met;
sending, responsive to the first handover message, the new non-access stratum key to a target 3GPP-5G Access and Mobility Management Function; and
sending, to the user equipment, a second handover message including:
a key change indicator flag set to a value indicating a change of the non-access stratum key; and
an indication of at least one non-access stratum security algorithm selected by the target 3GPP-5G Access and Mobility Management Function and indicating a non-access stratum security algorithm to be used by the user equipment.

US Pat. No. 10,536,841

METHOD FOR REPORTING CAPABILITY INFORMATION AND DUAL MODE USER EQUIPMENT ADAPTED THERETO

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for transmitting capability information by a terminal in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, a first message requesting a radio access capability of the terminal;
identifying first capability information by considering both of a frequency division duplex (FDD) mode and a time division duplex (TDD) mode;
identifying second capability information by considering either the FDD mode or the TDD mode; and
transmitting, to the base station, a second message including at least one of the first capability information and the second capability information.

US Pat. No. 10,536,839

USER EQUIPMENT REGISTRATION REDISTRIBUTION IN A MSC POOL

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method for redistributing a registration of a user equipment from a first MSC to a second MSC, wherein the first MSC and the second MSC are members of a pool of MSCs, the user equipment being registered in the first MSC and being attached to the first MSC via a packet control node, the method comprising:receiving, by the first MSC, an instruction to redistribute user equipment registrations;
sending, by the first MSC, a redistribution order to the packet control node, wherein the redistribution order comprises at least one identifier of a user equipment registration to be redistributed;
triggering, by the packet control node, the user equipment to perform a routing or tracking area update procedure, wherein triggering the user equipment to perform a routing or tracking area update procedure comprises sending a detach instruction to the user equipment; and
triggering, by the packet control node, the user equipment to be registered to the second MSC.

US Pat. No. 10,536,831

METHOD FOR CONTROLLING A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION UNIT

GEMALTO M2M GMBH, Munich...

1. Method for controlling a wireless communication unit comprisinga registration unit and
a main control unit comprising a command interface, a command interpreter, the command interpreter being configured to process commands received by means of the command interface and to execute wireless communication tasks with a wireless network,
the main control unit being configured to receive commands by means of the command interface,
the wireless communication unit further comprising an internal operating platform, the internal operating platform comprising at least one secondary control unit, configured to execute commands,
the method comprising the steps of, for the registration unit:
receiving from the secondary control unit a registration request for registration of a command,
storing representation relative to the command corresponding to the received registration request,
further comprising the step for the main control unit, upon reception of a command by means of the command interface,
checking received command with registration unit,
in case a representation relative to received command being stored in registration unit, forwarding received command to secondary control unit, wherein in response to said forwarding of the command,
receiving, at the main control unit, from said secondary control unit, a command response comprising a processing indicator, said processing indicator indicating if the forwarded command is completely processed,
executing said command at the command interpreter of the main control unit if the processing indicator indicates that the command is not completely processed,
otherwise returning the command to the command interface.

US Pat. No. 10,536,819

MISSED TELEPHONE CALL MANAGEMENT FOR A PORTABLE MULTIFUNCTION DEVICE

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A method comprising:at a portable electronic device with a touch screen display:
displaying a list of items comprising prior telephone calls;
detecting user selection of an item in the list, and, in response to the user selection of the item, removing the displayed list of items and displaying a plurality of contact objects for a caller corresponding to the user selected item; the plurality of contact objects comprising:
a first contact object associated with a telephonic communication modality for calling the caller, and
a second contact object associated with a non-telephonic communication modality for contacting the caller; and
detecting user selection of the second contact object, and, in response to the user selection of the second contact object, preparing a communication with the caller via the non-telephonic modality corresponding to the second contact object.

US Pat. No. 10,536,818

INLINE MESSAGING

T-Mobile USA, Inc., Bell...

1. At least one non-transitory computer-readable medium storing instructions that, when executed by at least one data processor, perform operations, the operations comprising:providing a user interface on a mobile device, wherein the user interface provides a sequential string of multiple text messages on the mobile device;
receiving, via the user interface, a selection of a location between a first message and a second message within the sequential string of multiple messages on the mobile device;
receiving a new message via the user interface; and,
causing the new message to be transmitted,
wherein the new message is inserted for display between the first message and the second message within the sequential string of multiple messages.

US Pat. No. 10,536,816

MOBILE DEVICE THAT CREATES A COMMUNICATION GROUP BASED ON THE MOBILE DEVICE IDENTIFYING PEOPLE CURRENTLY LOCATED AT A PARTICULAR LOCATION

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MA...

1. A method, comprising:automatically identifying, by at least a first mobile device currently located at a particular location, a plurality of people currently located at the particular location, wherein the identifying the plurality of people currently located at the particular location comprises:
capturing or receiving, at the particular location, at least one image of a portion of the plurality of people currently located at the particular location;
initiating image recognition processing on the at least one image of the portion of the plurality of people currently located at the particular location, the image recognition processing comprising determining features of at least one garment worn by at least one person of the portion of the plurality of the people depicted in the at least one image;
broadcasting a message to other mobile devices currently located at the particular location, the broadcast message indicating the at least one determined feature of the at least one garment and requesting the person wearing the garment to respond to the message; and
receiving from a mobile device of the person wearing the garment a response to the broadcast message indicating that person's user information; and
responsive to automatically identifying, by at least the first mobile device currently located at the particular location, the plurality of people currently located at the particular location, automatically creating, by at least the first mobile device, a communication group including at least the person wearing the garment.

US Pat. No. 10,536,811

SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF BEACON BROADCASTS WITH RANGE OF RELEVANCE

Industrial Scientific Cor...

1. A system, comprising:a plurality of beacons, wherein each beacon broadcasts a message comprising informational data and data regarding minimum received signal strength for the relevance of message, each beacon comprising:
a transmitter;
a processor;
a memory; and
a power source;
wherein a receiving device determines the relevance of a current message of a beacon of the plurality by comparing the minimum received signal strength for the relevance of the current message to the actual received signal strength of the current message,
wherein, if the actual signal strength of the current message is greater than or equal to the minimum received signal strength for the relevance of the current message, the receiving device is within a range of relevance of the current message and attends to the informational data.

US Pat. No. 10,536,806

INTELLIGENT LOCATION-BASED PUZZLE

Massachusetts Mutual Life...

1. A method comprising:periodically monitoring, by a server, location of an electronic device using unique beacon identifiers received via the electronic device;
when the server detects the electronic device within a first proximity zone for a first time:
displaying, by the server on the electronic device, a first media element corresponding to a first piece of a puzzle; and
when the server detects the electronic device within a second proximity zone for a second time:
displaying, by the server on the electronic device, a second media element corresponding to a second piece of the puzzle, wherein the first media element and the second media element are not consecutive pieces of the puzzle.

US Pat. No. 10,536,803

PROXIMITY BEACON MANAGEMENT USING A NETWORK DEVICE

Aerohive Networks, Inc., ...

1. A method comprising:generating operational characteristics for a proximity beacon transmitter coupled to a network device through a proximity beacon transceiver hub physically connected to the network device, wherein the operational characteristics include a universally unique identifier uniquely associated with the proximity beacon transmitter, wherein the proximity beacon transceiver hub couples the proximity beacon transmitter to the network device to make the proximity beacon transmitter a network device-coupled proximity beacon transmitter, wherein the network device is configured to provide stations wireless access to network services of a network, and wherein the stations include proximity beacon receivers;
configuring the proximity beacon transmitter through the network device according to the operational characteristics;
determining if the proximity beacon transmitter is operating according to the operational characteristics in transmitting proximity beacon signals to the proximity beacon receivers;
reconfiguring the proximity beacon transmitter according to the operational characteristics through the network device, if it is determined the proximity beacon transmitter is operating in nonconformity with the operational characteristics.

US Pat. No. 10,536,802

TRACKING DEVICE OPERATION IN BEHAVIOR-CLASSIFIED ZONE

Tile, Inc., San Mateo, C...

15. A central tracking system, comprising:a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing executable instructions that, when executed, perform steps comprising:
receiving, by the central tracking system from a mobile device, a location of the tracking device, the mobile device configured to provide the location of the tracking device to the central tracking system in response to receiving a communication from the tracking device;
determining, by the central tracking system, an expected behavior of the tracking device based at least in part on the received location of the tracking device;
selecting, by the central tracking system, an operating mode for the tracking device from a set of operating modes based on the expected behavior of the tracking device; and
providing, by the central tracking system, an instruction to the mobile device to configure the tracking device to operate in the selected operating mode, the mobile device configured to configure the tracking device to operate in the selected operating mode in response to receiving the instruction; and
a processor for executing the instructions.

US Pat. No. 10,536,796

AUTOMATIC SECURITY ALERT SYSTEM AND METHOD USING MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICES

1. A communication system implementing a security alert system, comprising:at least one node on the communication system provisioned with data associated with at least one mobile station identifier associated with a person on a watch list and used to detect said at least one mobile station upon initial receipt of a signaling message containing said data;
a node on the communication system used in an automatic security call protocol to communicate to a location a security alert data packet; and
the communication system tags the at least one mobile station to automatically continue location tracking in real time.

US Pat. No. 10,536,794

INTELLIGENT AUDIO RENDERING

Nokia Technologies Oy, E...

1. An apparatus comprising:at least one processor; and
at least one non-transitory memory including computer program code,
the at least one memory and the computer program code configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus to perform at least the following:
apply a selection criterion or criteria to a sound object present in a recorded sound scene, wherein the selection criterion or criteria assess one or more rendering properties of sound of the sound object, wherein at least one of the one or more rendering properties comprises one of:
amplitude,
equalization, or
reverberation;
where the sound object satisfies the selection criterion or criteria, perform one of correct or incorrect rendering of the sound object; and
where the sound object does not satisfy the selection criterion or criteria, perform the other of correct or incorrect rendering of the sound object, wherein the correct rendering of the sound object comprises at least rendering the sound object present in the recorded sound scene at a correct position within a rendered sound scene compared to the recorded sound scene, and wherein the incorrect rendering of the sound object comprises at least rendering the sound object present in the recorded sound scene at an incorrect position in the rendered sound scene compared to the recorded sound scene.

US Pat. No. 10,536,783

TECHNIQUE FOR DIRECTING AUDIO IN AUGMENTED REALITY SYSTEM

Magic Leap, Inc., Planta...

1. A hearing aid for use by an end user, comprising:at least one sensor configured for detecting a focus of the end user on a real sound source;
an adaptive microphone assembly configured for converting sounds into electrical signals;
at least one speaker configured for converting the electrical signals to sounds for perception by the end user; and
a control subsystem configured for modifying, based on
the detected focus of the end user,
a direction of a greatest sensitivity of the adaptive microphone assembly, and
a distance of the greatest sensitivity of the adaptive microphone assembly,
wherein the control subsystem is configured for processing the electrical signals to compare characteristics of a first sound originating from the real sound source to characteristics of a second sound originating from a different source, emphasizing sounds having the same type of characteristics as the characteristics of the first sound, and deemphasizing sounds having the same type of characteristics as the second sound.

US Pat. No. 10,536,777

VOLUME MANAGEMENT IN A MEDIA PLAYBACK SYSTEM

Sonos, Inc., Santa Barba...

1. A first playback device comprising:a network interface;
one or more speakers;
one or more processors; and
tangible, non-transitory, computer-readable media having instructions encoded therein, wherein the instructions, when executed by the one or more processors, cause the first playback device to perform a method comprising:
playing, via the one or more speakers, audio content at a first volume level as part of a first audio playback configuration that consists of a first zone that includes the first playback device;
storing, in a data storage, the first volume level in association with the first audio playback configuration;
joining a second audio playback configuration comprising the first zone and a second zone configured to play back in synchrony, wherein the second zone includes a second playback device;
adjusting the first playback device to play audio content at a second volume level as part of the second audio playback configuration;
while the first playback device is playing audio at the second volume level as part of the second audio playback configuration, receiving, via the network interface, a command to play audio content as part of the first audio playback configuration; and
in response to receiving the command to play audio as part of the first audio playback configuration: (i) leaving the second audio playback configuration, (ii) identifying the first volume level in the data storage; and (iii) adjusting the first playback device to play audio content at the identified first volume level as part of the first audio playback configuration.

US Pat. No. 10,536,764

INTEGRATING WAX GUARDS INTO EARPHONE EAR TIPS

Bose Corporation, Framin...

1. An ear tip for an earphone, comprising:an interior mating surface for attaching the ear tip to the earphone, the interior mating surface at least partially surrounding a cavity where the earphone will be located when the ear tip is so attached,
an outer surface including features corresponding to human ear anatomy,
a nozzle extension providing a passageway from the interior cavity to space outside the ear tip,
a wax guard in the nozzle extension, the wax guard blocking the passageway, and
a plurality of holes through the wax guard, the holes sized and arranged to allow sound to pass along the passageway, while inhibiting ear wax from passing along the passageway,
wherein the holes are tapered in diameter along their extent through the wax guard, having narrower ends on a surface of the wax guard facing out of the passageway and wider ends on a surface of the wax guard facing towards the cavity.

US Pat. No. 10,536,762

MICROPHONE DEVICE AND CASE FOR MICROPHONE DEVICE

AUDIO-TECHNICA CORPORATIO...

1. A microphone device comprising:a case that has a circuit board therein;
a microphone capsule that is apart from the case and has a plurality of sound collecting parts arranged on a surface of a sphere at predetermined intervals;
pillars that support the microphone capsule and couple (i) an opposed face of the case facing the microphone capsule and (ii) the microphone capsule; and
a protrusion part that is placed between the pillars and protrudes from the opposed face toward the microphone capsule, the protrusion part being formed such that a diameter of the protrusion part becomes smaller from a root coupled to the opposed face toward a tip.

US Pat. No. 10,536,755

SYSTEM FOR UNIFIED AD DELIVERY TO CONSUMER DEVICES WITHIN SERVICE PROVIDER NETWORKS

DevelopOnBox, LLC, Hicks...

1. A system for providing a unified video stream, including a video content item watched by a user and advertisement videos from multiple origins spliced into targeted ad spots in the content video, the multiple origins and the system forming part of a network, the system comprising:an ad services system, including:
a server-side data collection service; and
an ad service functionally associated with an ad management system; and
a consumer device, adapted to be used by the user to watch the unified video stream, the consumer device including:
an ad decision engine adapted to select the advertisement videos to be spliced into the targeted ad spots;
a splicing engine adapted to process video triggers, and to manage splicing of the selected advertisement videos into the targeted ad spots, the splicing engine including the ad decision engine;
at least one video cache, functionally associated with the splicing engine, said at least one video cache being adapted to cache advertisement videos provided thereto ahead of time from the multiple origins via one or more corresponding origin plugins, such that the cached advertisement videos are accessible to the splicing engine for seamless splicing and time-ordering thereof into the targeted ad spots;
a media player, functionally associated with the splicing engine, and adapted to display the unified video stream;
a client-side data collection service adapted to collect ad impressions data and user behavioral information, and to provide collected data to said server-side data collection service; and
a plug-in based markup processing system including a markup processor, a plurality of markup plugins, and a markup configuration, the markup processor and the markup configuration being functionally associated with said ad service of said ad services system,
wherein said ad service of said ad services system is adapted to analyze an available advertisement inventory provided by said ad management system and to provide to said consumer device an updated markup configuration, said updated markup configuration being generated by said ad services system based on ad target population segmentation rules, and provided to said consumer device prior to an expected available ad spot in the content video,
wherein said updated markup configuration of said consumer device is adapted to provide at least one of a chain of markup rules for selection of advertisements from one or more allowed origins, segmentation rules based on geo-location, rules based on one or more obfuscated user profiles, and rules based on capabilities of said consumer device,
wherein said ad service is adapted to dynamically refresh said markup configuration when new executable markup plugins become available,
wherein said splicing engine is adapted to control video splice events and to ensure temporal ordering of video content played by said media player,
wherein said splicing engine is adapted to filter ad triggers received from the origins, and to provide the filtered ad triggers to said markup processor for enrichment with targeting information, the enrichment utilizing at least one of said markup plugins utilized in a flexible sequence determined by said markup configuration, and
wherein said ad decision engine is adapted to select the advertisement videos based on said markup configuration, instructions provided by said ad service, a state of available video origins and said at least one video cache, and based on a pre-defined ad targeting mechanism.

US Pat. No. 10,536,754

DIGITAL DEVICE AND CONTROLLING METHOD THEREOF

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of controlling a digital television, the method comprising:outputting a content in a content area, wherein the content is received via a tuner of the digital television;
recognizing audio data included in the content when the content does not have content information;
requesting the content information to a server by transmitting the recognized audio data to the server;
obtaining the content information of the content which is currently being outputted, wherein obtaining the content information of the content being outputted comprises obtaining electronic program guide (EPG) information on the content being outputted, and obtaining the content information of the content from the obtained EPG information;
obtaining at least one associated keyword corresponding to the obtained content information, wherein the at least one associated keyword changes depending on an information table stored in a memory, further the information table identifies a relationship between the at least one associated keyword and a genre of the content being outputted;
retrieving a plurality of pieces of associated information related to the content using an associated search term containing the obtained at least one associated keyword and the content information;
dividing the display area into the content area and an associated information area;
outputting the retrieved plurality of pieces of associated information and a plurality of associated information objects, which can be selected for the plurality of the pieces of the associated information, respectively, in the associated information area while outputting the content in the content area; and
receiving at least a search keyword via another device from a user,
wherein the plurality of associated information objects respectively correspond to next broadcast information of the first content, a genre channel, a video for the first content, an original original sound track (OST) of the first content, cast members of the first content, and ratings of the first content, and
wherein the method further comprises displaying the next broadcast information, an image of the genre channel, a thumbnail image of the video for the first content, an image of the OST of the first content, and information on the cast members of the first content.

US Pat. No. 10,536,746

MEDIA CHANNEL IDENTIFICATION WITH MULTI-MATCH DETECTION AND DISAMBIGUATION BASED ON LOCATION

Gracenote, Inc., Emeryvi...

1. A method comprising:detecting by a computing system that digital fingerprint data representing media content being rendered by a media presentation device matches multiple instances of reference fingerprint data each corresponding with a different respective channel;
responsive to the detecting, performing by the computing system disambiguation based at least in part on a location of the media presentation device, to determine which channel the media presentation device is receiving the media content on, wherein performing the disambiguation comprises, based at least in part on a match between the location of the media presentation device and a location associated with a particular one of the multiple instances of reference fingerprint data, determining that the respective channel with which the particular instance of reference fingerprint data corresponds is the channel that the media presentation device is receiving media content on; and
taking action based on the determined channel.

US Pat. No. 10,536,738

SHARING TELEVISION AND VIDEO PROGRAMMING THROUGH SOCIAL NETWORKING

Facebook, Inc., Menlo Pa...

1. A method comprising:by one or more computer systems, accessing a graph comprising a plurality of ownership edges, each particular ownership edge indicating that a particular user corresponding to a particular first node owns a particular device corresponding to a particular second node;
by the one or more computer systems, determining, from the graph, a first device owned by a first user and second device owned by a second user; and
by the one or more computer systems, providing media content that the first user is currently viewing on the first device for display on the second device.

US Pat. No. 10,536,736

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SURVEYING BROADCASTING RATINGS

Enswers Co., Ltd., Seoul...

1. A method for surveying broadcast ratings, the method comprising:receiving by a rating statistics information server an event signal from a television (TV) signal reception device that is configured to receive a broadcast of a TV channel;
upon receiving the event signal, sending by the rating statistics information server, to a user terminal, a fingerprint request signal;
thereafter receiving by the ratings statistic information server from the user terminal, in response to the sent fingerprint request signal, (i) fingerprint data generated by the user terminal from the TV channel and (ii) user identification information;
obtaining by the rating statistics information server, based on the fingerprint data received from the user terminal in response to the fingerprint request signal, channel identification information of the TV channel; and
generating by the rating statistic information server rating statistics information based on the obtained channel identification information and the user identification information.

US Pat. No. 10,536,729

METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND MEDIA FOR TRANSFORMING FINGERPRINTS TO DETECT UNAUTHORIZED MEDIA CONTENT ITEMS

Google LLC, Mountain Vie...

1. A computer-implemented method for detecting unauthorized content items, the method comprising:receiving, via a user interface, criteria relating to an application of a circumvention technique to one or more video content items, wherein the criteria includes abuse criteria that describes the circumvention technique;
determining whether the circumvention technique has been applied to other video content items by determining a transform to reverse the circumvention technique, applying the determined transform to a plurality of video content items to obtain a plurality of transformed video content items, and comparing each transformed video content item to reference video content items; and
causing an action to be performed on a matching video content item in response to determining that the circumvention technique has been applied.

US Pat. No. 10,536,716

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR VIDEO MOTION COMPENSATION

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A video coder device for predictive coding of a video stream of subsequent frames according to motion compensation into an encoded video bit stream, the video coder device comprising:a frame buffer adapted to store at least one reference frame of the video stream, the at least one reference frame being different from a current frame of the video stream; and
a processor, configured to:
generate a motion vector by estimating motion between a reference block of the at least one reference frame and a current block of the current frame;
select one of a plurality of filters depending on the orientation of the motion vector;
generate a filtered reference block by applying the selected filter to the reference block; and
generate a filtered prediction block of the current block on the basis of the current block and the filtered reference block.

US Pat. No. 10,536,699

MOVING IMAGE CODING DEVICE, MOVING IMAGE CODING METHOD AND RECORDING MEDIUM FOR STORING MOVING IMAGE CODING PROGRAM

NEC CORPORATION, Minato-...

1. A moving image encoding device comprising:a memory that stores a set of instructions; and
at least one processor configured to execute the set of instructions to:
quantize data of an image included in an encoding target image by using a plurality of quantization parameters separately for each of the plurality of quantization parameters;
store, in storage, a plurality of pieces of quantized data of the image, each of the plurality of pieces of quantized data being associated with a quantization parameter used when quantizing;
extract a piece of predetermined-quantized data of the image from the storage, the piece of the predetermined-quantized data being quantized by using a predetermined quantization parameter;
encode the extracted piece of predetermined-quantized data of the image to generate a bit stream; and
determine, by using information of the bit stream, a predetermined quantization parameter to be used when extracting a piece of predetermined-quantized data of the image next time and thereafter.

US Pat. No. 10,536,664

AUDIO ROUTING FOR AUDIO-VIDEO RECORDING

Conversant Wireless Licen...

1. A method comprising:capturing video content at a device via a video capture application on the device;
receiving external audio at an audio source of the device;
receiving streaming audio content at the device over a communication network;
combining the streaming audio content and external audio into a combined audio signal; and
recording, by the video capture application, the combined audio signal with the video content into a single audio-video file.

US Pat. No. 10,536,517

DISTRIBUTED GLOBAL SERVER LOAD BALANCING CONTROLLERS SHARING SERVICE DELAY TIME

A10 Networks, Inc., San ...

1. A system for selecting a server load balancer (SLB) for processing requests associated with a client, the system comprising:a first Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB) controller associated with a plurality of distributed GSLB controllers, the first GSLB controller being configured to:
receive, from a client Domain Name System (DNS) server associated with the client, a DNS request, the DNS request including a request to establish a session between the client and one of a plurality of application servers, each of the plurality of distributed GSLB controllers being in communication with one of pluralities of server load balancers (SLB);
based on the DNS request, determine a geolocation associated with the client;
receive a time delay record from each of a first plurality of SLBs associated with the first GSLB controller, the time delay record including a round trip time (RTT) between the client and each of the first plurality of SLBs and a geolocation associated with the each of the first plurality of SLBs, the each of the first plurality of SLBs being associated with one or more of the plurality of application servers;
send a first instruction to a second GSLB controller selected from the plurality of distributed GSLB controllers to measure a time delay record associated with each SLB of a second plurality of SLBs associated with the second GSLB controller;
in response to the first instruction, receive, from the second GSLB controller, the time delay record associated with each of the second plurality of SLBs associated with the second GSLB controller, the time delay record including a RTT between the client and each of the second plurality of SLBs and a geolocation associated with the each of the second plurality of SLBs, the each of the second plurality of SLBs being associated with one or more of the plurality of application servers;
based on the time delay record received from the each of the first plurality of SLBs and the each of the second plurality of SLBs, match the geolocation associated with the client and the geolocation associated with the each of the first plurality of SLBs and the each of the second plurality of SLBs;
based on the matching, select one or more SLBs having the geolocation that matches the geolocation associated with the client;
select, from the one or more SLBs, based on the time delay record received from the each of the first plurality of SLBs and the each of the second plurality of SLBs, an SLB having a lowest RTT;
and based on the selection of the SLB having the lowest RTT, send a DNS response to the client DNS server, the DNS response including network data of the SLB having the lowest RTT;
the second GSLB controller associated with the plurality of distributed GSLB controllers, the second GSLB controller being configured to:
receive, from the first GSLB controller, a second instruction to provide the time delay record associated with each of the second plurality of SLBs associated with the second GSLB controller;
and in response to the second instruction, provide the time delay record associated with each of the second plurality of SLBs to the first GSLB controller;
and a database for storing the time delay record associated with the each of the first plurality of SLBs and the time delay record associated with the each of the second plurality of SLBs.

US Pat. No. 10,536,511

FEED MODELING INCORPORATING EXPLICIT FEEDBACK

Microsoft Technology Lice...

1. A method comprising:generating explicit input data describing digital content preferences of a particular member of a social networking service (SNS) based on a communication including explicit feedback data, the communication being received from a client device associated with the particular member;
accessing feature data pertaining to one or more items of digital content determined to be relevant to the particular member, the feature data describing one or more characteristics associated with the one or more items;
generating, using one or more hardware processors and a two-stage process, a feed of items of digital content for the particular member based on the explicit input data and the feature data, the generating at a first stage of the two-stage process including ranking, using one or more first-pass rankers for a plurality of types of items of digital content, a plurality of items of digital content of the plurality of types, the ranking by the one or more first-pass rankers resulting in a plurality of ranked item lists of the plurality of types, the generating at a second stage of the two-stage process including aggregating, by a second-pass ranker, the feed of items of digital content using a subset of items of digital content included in the plurality of ranked item lists that are a result of the ranking by the one or more first-pass rankers; and
causing presentation of the feed of items of digital content in a user interface of the client device associated with the particular user, the causing presentation of the feed of items including causing display of one or more user interface elements for receiving explicit input data pertaining to one or more items of digital content included in the feed, a receiving of explicit input data via the one or more user interface elements causing the one or more first-pass rankers to perform a first ranking of items of digital content of the plurality of types of items of digital content based on the explicit input data received via the one or more user interface elements.

US Pat. No. 10,536,474

COMMAND INTERCEPTION

CMD WATCH SECURITY INC., ...

1. A system for intercepting commands issued to a host, the system comprising:a collector configured to receive and log indications of commands;
an agent installed on the host, the agent comprising an agent library comprising an overriding function to override an expected function callable on the host by a program executable by the host, the overriding function comprising instructions to initiate transmission to the collector an indication of a command that invokes the expected function, initiation of transmission being responsive to the command being issued to the host, the overriding function further comprising instructions to implement the expected function; and
a server in communication with the collector and configured to retrieve and output the indications of commands logged by the collector;
wherein the collector further comprises instructions to withhold execution of the command that invokes the expected function according to a collector rule, evaluation of the collector rule informed by supplementary information from third party information systems.

US Pat. No. 10,536,450

PERSONAL IDENTIFIER SIGN-IN FOR ORGANIZATIONAL USERS

MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICE...

1. A method performed by a computing system, the method comprising:receiving a sign-in request for a user to access a service hosted on a cloud data center, the sign-in request including a personal identifier, wherein the personal identifier uniquely identifies a person without a user name and is tenant independent;
performing a verification based on the personal identifier to authenticate the user;
mapping the personal identifier to multiple tenants hosted by the cloud data center;
receiving from the user a selection of a select tenant of the multiple tenants for which the user is to be authenticated;
retrieving user information relating to the user from data of the select tenant;
creating a security token based on the user information; and
after successful verification of the user, sending the security token as evidence that the user has been authenticated.

US Pat. No. 10,536,436

CLIENT AUTHENTICATION UTILIZING SHARED SECRETS TO ENCRYPT ONE-TIME PASSWORDS

Amazon Technologies, Inc....

1. A computer-implemented method, comprising:obtaining, from a first user device and by a server, a request to access a computer-implemented service;
transmitting, by the server, a notification to a second user device to cause the second user device to invoke an application to establish an authenticated communication with the computer-implemented service using a password authenticated key exchange protocol;
obtaining, from the second user device and by the server, information associated with a user usable to generate a shared secret with the application, the information generated using credential information of the second user device;
generating, by the server and through use of the information from the second user device, the shared secret;
obtaining, from the second user device and by the server through the authenticated communication using the password authenticated key exchange protocol, a hash of a second shared secret, the second shared secret generated by the application;
determining, by the server, whether the shared secret and the second shared secret match; and
as a result of the shared secret matching the second shared secret:
generating, by the server, a one-time password for authentication of the user;
utilizing, by the server, the shared secret to encrypt the one-time password resulting in an encrypted one-time password;
transmitting, by the server, the encrypted one-time password to the second user device to enable the second user device to utilize the second shared secret to decrypt the encrypted one-time password;
obtaining, from the first user device and by the server, a decrypted one-time password;
comparing, by the server, the decrypted one-time password to the one-time password to determine whether the decrypted one-time password and the one-time password match; and
as a result of the decrypted one-time password matching the one-time password, allowing the first user device to access the computer-implemented service.

US Pat. No. 10,536,423

MANAGEMENT OF COMMERCIAL MESSAGES IN A SOCIAL NETWORK

GOOGLE LLC, Mountain Vie...

1. A method comprising:enabling a first account of a social network to follow a second account to receive electronic messages of the second account;
disabling the second account from following the first account prior to the first account following the second account;
detecting an election by the first account of the second account, wherein the first account adds the second account to one or more communication groups managed by the first account; and
in response to the detecting, enabling the second account to follow the first account, wherein messages provided by the first account for the one or more communication groups are to reach the second account, wherein at least one operation of the method is executed through a processor.

US Pat. No. 10,536,374

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SUPPORTING SMA LEVEL ABSTRACTIONS AT ROUTER PORTS FOR INTER-SUBNET EXCHANGE OF MANAGEMENT INFORMATION IN A HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING ENVIRONMENT

ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORP...

1. A system for supporting SMA level abstractions at router ports for inter-subnet exchange of management information in a high performance computing environment, comprising:one or more microprocessors;
a first subnet, the first subnet comprising
a plurality of switches of the first subnet, wherein each of the plurality of switches comprise a plurality of switch ports,
a plurality of host channel adapters of the first subnet, each host channel adapter comprising at least one host channel adapter port,
a plurality of end nodes of the first subnet, wherein each of the end nodes are associated with at least one host channel adapter of the plurality of host channel adapters, and
a subnet manager of the first subnet, the subnet manager running on a switch of the plurality of switches, wherein the subnet manager configures the connectivity of the first subnet such that the plurality of end nodes are, via each respective host channel adapter, interconnected via the plurality of switches, wherein such configuration of the connectivity of the first subnet comprises a connectivity information of the first subnet;
wherein a switch port of the plurality of switch ports on another switch of the plurality of switches is configured as a router port;
wherein the switch port configured as the router port is logically connected to a virtual router;
wherein the another switch of the plurality of switches that comprises the switch port of the plurality of switch ports configured as a router port comprises a remotely accessible attribute;
wherein the remotely accessible attribute comprises information about the first subnet, the information about the first subnet comprising at least the connectivity information of the first subnet; and
wherein, in response to a receiving a query, at the another switch of the plurality of switches, from a subnet manager of a second subnet, the connectivity information contained in the remotely accessible attribute is provided to the subnet manager of the second subnet.

US Pat. No. 10,536,371

OBSERVATION PLATFORM FOR USING STRUCTURED COMMUNICATIONS WITH CLOUD COMPUTING

Theatro Lab, Inc., Richa...

1. A method of using structured communications in an observation platform with cloud computing, comprising:receiving, by a second computer system, a signal which was sent wirelessly from a first communication device and received by a second communication device coupled with a first computer system, wherein the second computer system a cloud-based entity which is physically remote from the first computer system and connected with the first computer system via a network;
deriving, by the second computer system, context information for said signal, said deriving based on analysis of a plurality of factors of said signal, wherein said plurality of factors comprises a speech-to-text conversion of an audible first characteristic of said signal; and
determining, by said second computer system, at least one destination for said signal based on said plurality of factors for said context information.

US Pat. No. 10,536,333

RADIO NODE, WIRELESS DEVICE, AND METHODS THEREIN FOR CONFIGURING THE WIRELESS DEVICE

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method, performed by a radio node, for configuring a wireless device, the radio node and the wireless device operating in a wireless communications network, the method comprising:configuring the wireless device with a plurality of Physical Uplink Control Channel (PUCCH) resource units, wherein the plurality of PUCCH resource units is associated with a number of downlink (DL) aggregated carriers;
wherein, for at least some aggregated carriers in the number of downlink aggregated carriers, each aggregated carrier is allocated a different PUCCH resource unit within the plurality of PUCCH resource units, wherein each PUCCH resource unit is identifiable by a respective indicator in a respective single DL scheduling assignment.

US Pat. No. 10,536,326

NETWORK REDUNDANCY AND FAILURE DETECTION

AFFIRMED NETWORKS, INC., ...

12. A computing system for assigning nodes to active and standby runtime states in a mobile network, the system comprising:a first mobile network node, the first mobile network node comprising:
a first mobile network node processor, and
a first mobile network node memory in communication with the first mobile network node processor; and
a second mobile network node, the second mobile network node comprising:
a second mobile network node processor, and
a second mobile network node memory in communication with the second mobile network node processor;
at least one of the first and the second mobile network node memories comprising instructions that when executed cause at least one of the first and second mobile network processor to:
transmit, from the first mobile network node, an initial first route metric value associated with an IP address of the first mobile network node to a router system, the first mobile network node corresponding to a primary node and an active runtime state,
transmit, from the second mobile network node, an initial second route metric value associated with an IP address of the second mobile network node to the router system, the second mobile network node corresponding to a secondary node and a standby runtime state, wherein the second route metric value is higher than the first route metric value, further wherein a lower route metric value indicates an active runtime state and a higher value indicates a standby runtime state,
transmit at least one of:
a first packet, from the first mobile network node, to the router system for transmission to a server, the first packet being associated with a first source address corresponding to the IP address of the first mobile network node and a first destination address corresponding to an IP address of the server, and
a second packet, from the second mobile network node, to the router system for transmission to the server, the second packet being associated with a second source address corresponding to the IP address of the second mobile network node and a second destination address corresponding to the IP address of the server, the second source address being the same as the first source address,
in response to the first mobile network node receiving a response from the router system indicating a response from the server based on transmission of the first packet:
setting, by the first mobile network node, a subsequent first route metric value for transmission to the router system, and
setting, by the second mobile network node, a subsequent second value for transmission to the router system, wherein the subsequent first route metric value is less than the subsequent second route metric value, thereby indicating that the first mobile network node is in an active runtime state and the second mobile network node is in a standby runtime state, and
in response to the second mobile network node receiving a response from the router system indicating a response from the server based on transmission of the second packet:
setting, by the first mobile network node, a subsequent first route metric value for transmission to the router system, and
setting, by the second mobile network node, a subsequent second route metric value for transmission to the router system, wherein the subsequent second route metric value is less than the subsequent first route metric value, thereby indicating that the first mobile network node is in a standby runtime state and the second mobile network node is in an active runtime state.

US Pat. No. 10,536,138

MULTI-STATE PACKAGES

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPO...

1. An integrated circuit package comprising:a pin exposed externally to the package;
at least one resistor coupled to the pin at a first end of the resistor;
a first transistor coupled to the at least one resistor at a second end of the resistor and coupled to a voltage source;
a second transistor coupled to the at least one resistor at the second end of the resistor and coupled to a ground connection, the at least one resistor and the first and second transistors couple at a first node, the first and second transistors are of different types; and
multiple comparators, each of the multiple comparators coupled to a voltage divider network and to the pin.

US Pat. No. 10,536,007

BATTERY ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM AND CONTROL SYSTEM AND APPLICATIONS THEREOF

Powin Energy Corporation,...

1. A battery system, comprising:a battery stack base;
a plurality of stackable battery packs stacked on top of the battery stack base;
a battery stack controller stacked on top of one of the plurality of stackable battery packs and electrically coupled to the plurality of stackable battery packs, the battery stack controller configured to communicate with the plurality of stackable battery packs; and
a battery system controller configured to transmit charging and discharging instructions including instructions to charge only selected stackable battery packs of the plurality of stackable battery packs,
wherein each stackable battery pack of the plurality of stackable battery packs includes:
a plurality of battery cells;
a battery pack controller configured to monitor the plurality of battery cells and to adjust energy stored in the plurality of battery cells according to information received from the battery stack controller;
a plurality of battery pack dischargers, coupled to the battery pack controller, configured to individually discharge energy from each battery cell of the plurality of battery cells; and
a battery pack charger, coupled to the battery pack controller, configured to charge the plurality of battery cells of each stackable battery pack of the plurality of stackable battery packs.

US Pat. No. 10,535,975

HIGH POWER SUB-400 FEMTOSECOND MOPA WITH SOLID-STATE POWER AMPLIFIER

Coherent, Inc., Santa Cl...

1. Laser apparatus, comprising:a fiber-laser oscillator delivering optical pulses having a first pulse-duration, the pulses having a center-wavelength between 1038 nanometers and 1052 nanometers;
a pulse-stretcher arranged to stretch the duration of the optical pulses to a second pulse-duration longer than the first pulse-duration;
at least one fiber-amplifier arranged to amplify the stretched optical pulses;
a solid-state multi-pass amplifier including a gain-element made of ytterbium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet having a peak-gain wavelength of about 1030 nm, arranged to further amplify the amplified stretched optical pulses from the fiber-amplifier; and
a pulse-compressor arranged to reduce the duration of the further-amplified optical pulses from the solid-state multi-pass amplifier to a duration of less than about 400 femtoseconds.

US Pat. No. 10,535,966

PLANAR ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR FOR AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE

GOOGLE LLC, Moutain View...

1. An electronic device, comprising:an overall exterior including an upper portion and a base portion having an extended sidewall surrounding an interior space, the upper portion and the base portion being moveable between a joined position and a separated position;
electronic components coupled to the upper portion and contained at least in part within the interior space of the base portion, the electronic components including a first electrical connector configured to supply power and/or data to the electronic components and/or to output data signals from the electronic components when the first electrical connector is connected to an external power and/or data connector;
the base portion including a first opening corresponding to a position and size of the first electrical connector of the electronic components, wherein when the upper portion and the base portion are in the joined position, the first connector is exposed from the first opening to enable the first electrical connector to couple electrically with the external power and/or data connector provided to the electronic device.

US Pat. No. 10,535,960

PLUG CONNECTOR MODULE HAVING SPRING LINKS

1. A system, comprising:a first plug connector module and
a second plug connector module that may be plugged to said first plug connector module,
wherein the plug connector modules respectively comprise at least two contact elements,
wherein the first plug connector module comprises at least one spring bridge having two elongated legs connected by a center portion,
wherein the at least one spring bridge in an unplugged state connects the at least two contact elements of the first plug connector module to one another in an electrically conductive manner,
wherein the first plug connector module comprises at least one holding plate that fixes the center portion of the at least one spring bridge within the first plug connector module,
wherein the at least one spring bridge is arranged within the first plug connector module such that its center portion faces the second plug connector module and its elongated legs extend away from the second plug connector module, and
wherein the at least one holding plate is inserted into the first plug connector module from a distal side facing away from the second plug connector.

US Pat. No. 10,535,948

FITTING CONNECTOR

YAZAKI CORPORATION, Toky...

1. A fitting connector comprising:a female connector that is provided with a female terminal and a female-side insulating member having insulating property; and
a male connector that is provided with a male terminal and a male-side insulating member having insulating property, wherein
the female terminal has a female-side connecting body having a cylindrical shape, where a female-side space part is formed inside,
the male terminal has a male-side connecting body having a cylindrical shape to be inserted into and fitted with the female-side space part on a same cylindrical axis,
the male-side insulating member has an outer cylindrical body having a cylindrical shape that covers a tip surface of the male-side connecting body on a connector insertion direction side, on the same cylindrical axis,
the male-side connecting body has, in inside thereof, a male-side space part into which an inner cylindrical body having a cylindrical shape and insulating property is inserted on the same cylindrical axis, and
the female-side insulating member has a finger touch preventing body having a columnar or cylindrical shape that is arranged in the female-side space part on the same axis line as the cylindrical axis of the female-side space part, and that is inserted into a first space part formed inside the outer cylindrical body and a second space part formed inside the inner cylindrical body, when the female-side connecting body and the male-side connecting body are in an inserted and fitted state.

US Pat. No. 10,535,942

SPRING CONNECTOR

YOKOWO CO., LTD., Kita-k...

1. A spring connector comprising:a movable pin;
a conductive tube accommodating a base portion of the movable pin;
a spring provided in the conductive tube so as to urge the movable pin in a direction, in which the movable pin protrudes from the conductive tube;
a conductive plate spring contact including a plurality of plate springs that electrically connect the movable pin and the conductive tube to each other; and
an insulator that urges a fixing portion of the plate spring contact against the movable pin in the conductive tube by receiving a biasing force of the spring, wherein
the plurality of plate springs are provided around an entire circumference of the movable pin and are in elastic contact at multiple points with an inner circumferential surface of the conductive tube, respectively, so as to electrically connect the movable pin and the conductive tube at the multiple points, and
each of the plurality of plate springs has a cantilever structure extended from the base portion of the movable pin.

US Pat. No. 10,535,939

CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY

3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES ...

1. A connector assembly comprising:a connector comprising:
an insulative housing comprising a mating end and an opposing cable end; and
a circuit board partially disposed in the insulative housing and comprising:
a mating section at a front end of the circuit board and extending forwardly from the mating end of the insulative housing, the mating section comprising a plurality of first contact pads disposed on upper and lower sides of the circuit board for making contact with corresponding contacts of a mating connector; and
a termination section at a rear end of the circuit board and disposed at the cable end of the insulative housing, the termination section comprising a plurality of second contact pads disposed on the upper and lower sides of the circuit board and electrically connected to the first contact pads; and substantially flat first and second cables comprising a plurality of substantially parallel electrical conductors, front ends of the conductors terminated at the corresponding second contact pads; wherein the insulative housing is overmolded onto and encapsulates at least the front ends of the conductors and the termination section of the circuit board, wherein the circuit board comprises a back surface at the rear end of the circuit board and connecting the upper and lower sides of the circuit board, wherein the insulative housing comprises a back surface at the cable end of the insulative housing substantially coplanar with the back surface of the circuit board, and wherein the first and second cables are spaced apart from each other at the back surface of the insulative housing by at least a thickness of the circuit board.

US Pat. No. 10,535,926

ANTENNA AND ANTENNA MODULE COMPRISING THE SAME

Tyco Electronics AMP Kore...

1. An antenna module comprising:an antenna exhibiting the same shape at least twice in response to a 360-degree rotation based on a single virtual line and comprising a planar radiator and a plurality of conductive legs connected to the planar radiator; and
a substrate comprising:
(a) a plurality of pads:
(1) in an alignment of two rows and three columns,
(2) with each pad corresponding to one of the conductive legs of the antenna,
(3) with each pad having one signal pad at the center of the plurality of pads that supplies current through one conductive leg,
(4) with one ground pad on a first side of the one signal pad connected to one conductive leg and in the first row of the alignment, and
(5) with a second ground pad on a second side of the at least one signal pad opposite from the first ground pad and in the second row of the alignment, and
(b) a fixing fixed to one of the plurality of conductive legs pad at the center of the first row of the alignment.

US Pat. No. 10,535,922

HOST WITH MULTIPLE ANTENNAS

HONGFUJIN PRECISION INDUS...

1. A multi-antenna host comprising:a chassis being a quasi-cuboid shape and comprising a first side wall, a second side wall, and a third side wall;
a first antenna;
a second antenna;
a third antenna;
a fourth antenna; and
a fifth antenna;
wherein the first antenna and the second antenna are each located on an edge area of the first side wall, the third antenna is located on the second side wall, and the fourth antenna is located on the third side wall; the first side wall is located between the second side wall and the third side wall, the second side wall is located opposite to the third side wall, a carrying handle is installed on the first side wall, and the fifth antenna is set in the carrying handle; and a separation distance between every two antennas of the first antenna, the second antenna, the third antenna, the fourth antenna, and the fifth antenna is greater than a predetermined distance.

US Pat. No. 10,535,906

BATTERY MODULE

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

1. A battery module, comprising:a plurality of secondary batteries, each including an electrode assembly and a pouch exterior configured to accommodate the electrode assembly in an inner space thereof and having a sealing portion provided thereto, the plurality of secondary batteries being arranged in a vertical direction in a state of being laid in a horizontal direction;
a plurality of cartridges configured to be stacked in a vertical direction, each cartridge being coupled in contact with the sealing portion of one of the plurality of secondary batteries within the cartridge to surround the sealing portion and being made of thermally-conductive material, and each of the plurality of cartridges having an open top and an open bottom;
a sensing cover configured to sense a voltage of at least one secondary battery of the plurality of secondary batteries, to provide an electrode terminal of the battery module, and to cover an electrode lead of the at least one secondary battery of the plurality of secondary batteries at an outer side; and
outer covers respectively provided at upper and lower portions of the battery module,
wherein the sensing cover includes an extended portion, which protrudes from the sensing cover, the extended portion extending perpendicularly from the sensing cover to extend toward the outer covers so that upper and lower ends of the sensing cover respectively cover a part of upper and lower portions of the outer covers, and the extended portion of the sensing cover is fixed to the outer covers,
wherein an outermost surface of each of the outer covers includes a recessed portion to receive the extended portion of the sensing cover therein such that outermost surfaces of the extended portion of the sensing cover are coplanar with the outermost surfaces of the outer covers,
wherein adjacent secondary batteries of the plurality of secondary batteries are in direct contact with each other through the open tops and open bottoms of the plurality of cartridges, and
wherein a thermal conductivity of the thermally-conductive material is 1 W/mK or above.

US Pat. No. 10,535,899

POWER STORAGE DEVICE, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING POWER STORAGE DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Semiconductor Energy Labo...

1. A power storage device comprising:a positive electrode;
a negative electrode;
a separator;
an electrolytic solution; and
an exterior body,
wherein the positive electrode comprises a positive electrode active material layer and a positive electrode current collector,
wherein the negative electrode comprises a negative electrode active material layer and a negative electrode current collector,
wherein the separator is located between the positive electrode and the negative electrode,
wherein the separator comprises polyphenylene sulfide or solvent-spun regenerated cellulosic fiber,
wherein the electrolytic solution comprises a solute and two or more kinds of solvents, the electrolytic solution comprising propane sultone,
wherein the solute comprises lithium bis(pentafluoroethanesulfonyl)amide (LiBETA),
wherein the solvents comprise propylene carbonate and ethylene carbonate, and
wherein the propylene carbonate is the highest proportion in the electrolytic solution except the ethylene carbonate.

US Pat. No. 10,535,892

SHAPE-CONFORMABLE ALKALI METAL BATTERY HAVING A CONDUCTIVE AND DEFORMABLE QUASI-SOLID POLYMER ELECTRODE

Global Graphene Group, In...

1. An alkali metal cell comprising:(a) a quasi-solid cathode containing about 30% to about 94.99% by volume of a cathode active material, about 5% to about 40% by volume of a first electrolyte containing an alkali salt and an ion-conducting polymer dissolved or dispersed in a solvent, and about 0.01% to about 30% by volume of a conductive additive wherein said conductive additive, containing conductive filaments, forms a 3D network of electron-conducting pathways such that the quasi-solid cathode has an electrical conductivity from about 10?6 S/cm to about 300 S/cm, wherein said cathode active material constitutes an electrode active material mass loading no less than 10 mg/cm2, wherein said ion-conducting polymer is selected from polypropylene oxide (PPO), poly(acrylonitrile) (PAN), poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA), poly(vinylidene fluoride) (PVdF), poly bis-methoxy ethoxyethoxide-phosphazenex, polyvinyl chloride, polydimethylsiloxane, poly(vinylidene fluoride)-hexafluoropropylene (PVDF-HFP), a sulfonated derivative thereof, a sulfonated polymer, or a combination thereof;
(b) an anode; and
(c) an ion-conducting membrane or porous separator disposed between the anode and the quasi-solid cathode; wherein the quasi-solid cathode has a thickness no less than 200 ?m.

US Pat. No. 10,535,883

PROTECTION ARRANGEMENT AND METHOD OF SOLID OXIDE CELLS

ELCOGEN OY, Vantaa (FI)

1. A protection arrangement of solid oxide cells, each solid oxide cell having at least two fuel cell structure plates made of metal to arrange gas flows in the cell, and an active electrode structure, which includes an anode side, a cathode side, and an electrolyte element between the anode side and the cathode side, wherein the protection arrangement comprises:a first metal oxide coating on a metallic structure in a solution precursor thermal spraying being from an at least one of nitrates and acetates based substances fed into a thermal flame by using combusting hydrocarbons as a fuel; and
at least one other metal oxide coating formed at least partly simultaneously with the first metal oxide coating from a liquid precursor formed from the at least one of nitrates and acetates based substances fed into the thermal flame, the at least one other metal oxide coating bonded with the first metal oxide coating being made of material with electrical conductivity greater than 100 S/cm, and the metal oxide coatings being mainly formed of particles with a size range of 10 to 500 nm due to effective droplet atomization during the spraying process.

US Pat. No. 10,535,866

CARBON MATERIAL, CARBONACEOUS MATERIAL FOR BATTERY ELECTRODE, AND BATTERY

SHOWA DENKO K.K., Minato...

1. A carbon material for a battery electrode, comprising a scale-like graphite,wherein the scale-like graphite has a ratio IG/ID (G value) between a peak area (ID) of a peak in a range of 1300 to 1400 cm?1 and a peak area (IG) of a peak in a range of 1580 to 1620 cm?1 measured by Raman spectroscopy spectra, in which an edge surface of a particle of the scale-like graphite is measured with a Raman microspectrometer, is 5.2 or more and 100 or less and the average interplanar spacing d002 of plane (002) by the X-ray diffraction method is 0.337 nm or less;
optical structures of the scale-like graphite observed in a rectangular field of 480 ?m×540 ?m under a polarizing microscope satisfy the following relationship:
1.5?AROP?6 and
0.2×D50?(SOP×AROP)1/2<2×D50,
when areas of the optical structures are accumulated from the smallest optical structure in an ascending order, SOP represents an area of the optical structure whose accumulated area corresponds to 60% of the total area of all the optical structures; when the optical structures are counted from the optical structure of a smallest aspect ratio in an ascending order of the aspect ratio, AROP represents the aspect ratio of the optical structure which ranks at the position of 60% in the total number of all the optical structures; and D50 represents a volume-based average particle diameter measured by a laser diffraction particle size distribution analyzer; and
a BET specific surface area of the scale-like graphite is 0.4 m2/g or more and 3.5 m2/g or less.

US Pat. No. 10,535,864

NONAQUEOUS ELECTROLYTE PRIMARY BATTERY AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME

Maxell Holdings, Ltd., K...

1. A nonaqueous electrolyte primary battery comprising:a negative electrode containing metallic lithium or a lithium alloy;
a positive electrode;
a separator; and
a nonaqueous electrolyte solution,
wherein the nonaqueous electrolyte solution contains at least LiClO4 as an electrolyte and 0.1 to 5% by mass of LiB(C2O4)2,
a content of LiClO4 in the nonaqueous electrolyte solution is 0.3 to 0.8 mol/l, and
a proportion of LiB(C2O4)2 in a total amount of LiClO4 and LiB(C2O4)2 in the nonaqueous electrolyte solution is 3 to 25 mol %.

US Pat. No. 10,535,855

ELECTRICAL TOOLS, NICKEL-ZINC BATTERY SYSTEM AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREFOR

Hangzhou Neucell Energy C...

1. A nickel-zinc battery system, comprising:at least a battery set; and
a battery case accommodating said battery set therewithin, wherein each said battery set has a positive pole and a negative pole, wherein said battery case comprises a casing, an anode interface arranged on said casing, and a cathode interface arranged on said casing, wherein said anode interface of said battery case and said positive pole of said battery set are electrically connected, wherein said cathode interface of said battery case and said negative pole of said battery set are electrically connected, wherein said battery set comprises:
a plurality of first nickel-zinc battery cell;
a connecting device connecting said first cell nickel-zinc batteries of said battery set in series; and
a plurality of first diodes, wherein said first diodes of said battery set respectively correspond to said first nickel-zinc battery cells of said battery set, wherein said connecting device comprises at least a first connecting unit and at least a second connecting unit, wherein said first connecting unit and said second connecting unit are both made of conductive material and said first connecting unit and said second connecting unit of said connecting device are alternately arranged, so as to allow each said second connecting unit to form a first position with the previous adjacent said first connecting unit, a first connecting position subsequent to said first position, a second position with the subsequent adjacent said first connecting unit, and a second connecting position next to said second position, wherein said nickel-zinc battery cells of said battery set are respectively arranged at said first position and said second position, wherein said first nickel-zinc battery cells of said battery set are arranged to be connected in series through said first connecting unit and said second connecting unit, wherein said first diodes of said battery set are respectively arranged at said first connecting position and said second connecting position, wherein a negative terminal of each said first diode is electrically connected with the anode of corresponding said first nickel-zinc battery cell through said first connecting unit and said second connecting unit, wherein a positive terminal of said first diode is electrically connected with the cathode of said first nickel-zinc battery cell through said first connecting unit and said second connecting unit, such that said first diodes are connected with said first nickel-zinc battery cells respectively and are electrically connected with said first nickel-zinc battery cells in series, wherein said first nickel-zinc battery cell arranged at said first position forms a first receiving slot, wherein said first nickel-zinc battery cell arranged at said second position forms a second receiving slot, wherein said first connecting position is formed within said first receiving slot, wherein said second connecting position is formed within said second receiving slot, wherein said first diodes are arranged in said first and second receiving slots respectively.

US Pat. No. 10,535,850

IN-VEHICLE BATTERY PACK

TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI ...

1. An in-vehicle battery pack comprising:battery stacks in which a plurality of battery cells is stacked, each of the battery stacks including two end portions respectively provided at ends of the battery stack in the stacking direction;
a plurality of spacer members, each spacer member respectively interposed between each pair of immediately adjacent battery cells;
a casing in which the battery stacks are housed, the casing includes at least a pair of walls, a bottom portion, and a ceiling portion; the pair of walls including a front wall disposed on a front side of the battery stacks along a stacking direction of the battery cells and a rear wall disposed on a rear side of the battery stacks along the stacking direction of the battery cells, the bottom portion fixed to lower portions of the front wall and the rear wall, and the ceiling portion fixed to upper portions of the front wall and the rear wall, and each of the end portions of a lowermost battery stack of the plurality of battery stacks is fixed to the bottom portion; and
an intervening member that is provided between the lowermost battery stack and the bottom portion of the casing
wherein the intervening member includes a support portion and a corrugated plate portion, the corrugated plate portion includes protruding bent portions, the support portion serves as a seating portion that supports a central region in the stacking direction of the lowermost battery stack at a location toward a front side of a vehicle, and the protruding bent portions serve as a seating portion that supports the central region of the battery stacks at a location toward a rear side of the vehicle;
wherein the support portion is interposed between a first protruding portion and the front wall of the casing: and the corrugated plate portion is interposed between a second protruding portion and the rear wall of the casing, each of the first and second protruding portions is a part of one of the plurality of the spacer members protruding to a bottom surface of the lowermost battery stack;
wherein the seating portions are in contact with the bottom surface of the lowermost battery stack in the central region of the lowermost battery stack whereby the intervening member supports the lowermost battery stack; and
wherein a gap is provided between the support portion and the corrugated plate portion in a direction perpendicular to the stacking direction, the support portion is in contact with a front end of the bottom surface of the lowermost battery stack: and the corrugated plate portion is in contact with a rear end of the bottom surface of the lowermost battery stack.

US Pat. No. 10,535,847

SECONDARY BATTERY HAVING POUCH TYPE EXTERIOR MEMBER WITH FOLDED SEALING PART

LG Chem, Ltd., (KR)

1. A secondary battery including an electrode assembly having a stack structure of an anode/a separation film/a cathode, a pouch type exterior member configured of a lower surface in which a lower receiving part is formed and an upper surface covering the lower receiving part, the electrode assembly or a plurality thereof being received in the lower receiving part, and an electrode terminal formed outwardly of the pouch type exterior member, the secondary battery comprising:sealing parts formed by bonding edges of the pouch type exterior member, wherein a portion of at least one of the sealing parts formed on a surface of the pouch type exterior member on which the electrode terminal is not formed outwardly of the exterior member is folded downwardly to form a folded portion of the sealing part,
wherein at least a part of the folded portion is fixed to one surface of the pouch type exterior member,
wherein the pouch type exterior member has an upper receiving part formed in the upper surface thereof,
wherein the upper receiving part and the lower receiving part are asymmetrical with respect to each other such that a depth of the upper receiving part is different than a depth of the lower receiving part, and
wherein a portion of the sealing parts formed on a surface of the pouch type exterior member on which the electrode terminal is formed outwardly of the exterior member is not folded downwardly.

US Pat. No. 10,535,845

FLEXIBLE AND STRETCHABLE CHAIN BATTERY

Flex Ltd., Singapore (SG...

1. A flexible and stretchable chain battery comprising:a. a stretchable substrate;
b. a first stretchable conductive interconnect coupled to the stretchable substrate;
c. a second stretchable conductive interconnect coupled to the stretchable substrate; and
d. a plurality of batteries, each battery comprising a positive terminal and a negative terminal, wherein the positive terminal of each battery is coupled to the first stretchable conductive interconnect and the negative terminal of each battery is coupled to the second stretchable conductive interconnect.

US Pat. No. 10,535,830

LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENT COMPRISING STACKED LIGHT-EMITTING LAYERS, LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE, ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND LIGHTING DEVICE

Semiconductor Energy Labo...

1. A light-emitting element comprising:a first EL layer between an anode and a cathode; and
a light-emitting layer between the anode and the cathode,
wherein the first EL layer includes a first light-emitting layer and a second light-emitting layer,
wherein the first light-emitting layer is located between the cathode and the second light-emitting layer,
wherein the first light-emitting layer is in contact with the second light-emitting layer,
wherein the light-emitting layer is spaced from the first light-emitting layer and the second light-emitting layer,
wherein the first light-emitting layer includes a first host material and a first guest material,
wherein the second light-emitting layer includes a second host material and a second guest material, the first host material and the second host material are the same host material,
wherein an emission peak of the second guest material is at a shorter wavelength than an emission peak of the first guest material,
wherein a guest material of the light-emitting layer emits fluorescence,
wherein a lowest unoccupied molecular orbital level of the first guest material is in a range of higher than 0 eV and lower than 0.1 eV of a lowest unoccupied molecular orbital level of the first host material,
wherein each of the first guest material and the second guest material is a phosphorescent organometallic iridium complex, and
wherein the first guest material is different from the second guest material.

US Pat. No. 10,535,811

PIEZOELECTRIC FILM AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING SAME

IDEAL STAR INC., Miyagi ...

1. A piezoelectric film composed of a copolymer of vinylidene fluoride and trifluoroethylene, wherein: the copolymer has a content of vinylidene fluoride in a range of not less than 82 mol % and not more than 86 mol %, the copolymer has a molecular weight of not less than 600,000 (/mol), and the piezoelectric film comprises a film of the copolymer which is coated on a substrate and dried thereon, whereon the film dried is heat-treated at a temperature in a range of not less than 140° C. and not more than 150° C. for crystallization of the copolymer to develop a piezoelectric property thereof.

US Pat. No. 10,535,628

SINTERING MATERIALS AND ATTACHMENT METHODS USING SAME

Alpha Assembly Solutions ...

1. A sheet of sintering film, comprising:a substrate;
a release coating disposed on the substrate; and
a layer of a dry sintering material having a thickness of about 5 to about 300 microns disposed on the release coating on the substrate;
wherein the sintering material comprises, prior to drying:
(i) a metal powder having a d50 range of about 0.001 to about 10 micrometers, the metal powder comprising about 30 to about 95 wt % of the sintering material;
(ii) a binder having a softening point between about 50 and about 170° C., the binder comprising about 0.1 to about 5 wt % of the sintering material; and
(iii) a solvent in an amount sufficient to dissolve at least the binder;
wherein the substrate is configured to be removed during a lamination process; and
wherein the layer of sintering material is applied in discrete shapes with respect to a surface of the substrate, and the discrete shapes have geometries corresponding to dimensions of a component to be attached using the layer of sintering material.

US Pat. No. 10,535,552

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURE OF A SEMICONDUCTOR WAFER SUITABLE FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF AN SOI SUBSTRATE, AND SOI SUBSTRATE WAFER THUS OBTAINED

STMicroelectronics SA, M...

1. A silicon-on-insulator substrate, comprising:a semiconductor film located on top of a buried insulating layer which is located on top of a carrier substrate,
wherein the carrier substrate includes:
a semiconductor carrier and a stack located between one side of the semiconductor carrier and said buried insulating layer, said stack including at least one initial structure including a first layer of polycrystalline semiconductor making contact with said one side of the semiconductor carrier and a second layer of polycrystalline semiconductor, said second layer being separated from the first layer by an interface zone that is made of one of amorphous or unstructured material,
wherein the first layer has a first thickness and the second layer has a second thickness, wherein the second thickness is less than the first thickness.

US Pat. No. 10,535,482

CALIBRATION AND USE OF MECHANICAL RELAY AT ZERO CROSS

LEDVANCE LLC, Wilmington...

1. A method of calibrating and operating a relay device for switching AC signals through a load, wherein the method accounts for relay switching delay that changes with relay age and temperature, the method comprising:measuring relay switching delays for two or more relays at a plurality of temperatures;
deriving a master polynomial as a best fit to the delays as a function of the temperatures, the master polynomial including variables for temperature, x, and delay, y, and a constant, C, for a y-intercept of the master polynomial;
coupling a first relay device to a calibration circuit;
measuring a calibration temperature for the first relay device;
instructing a relay of the first relay device to switch, and identifying a first time of the instructing;
monitoring a signal through the relay to determine a second time when the relay closes;
calculating a calibration delay as a time between the second time and the first time;
inserting the calibration delay and the calibration temperature into the master polynomial and solving for the constant, C, for the y-intercept to give a use polynomial having the variables, x and y, for temperature and delay;
wherein the first relay device is configured for:
installation and coupling in series with a load and an AC mains;
receiving an instruction to switch the relay;
measuring a use temperature;
inserting the use temperature into the use polynomial and solving for the delay;
detecting a first zero crossing of an AC signal from the AC mains passing through the first relay device;
determining a frequency of the AC signal; and
switching the relay at a subsequent zero crossing minus the delay, the subsequent zero crossing determined based on a time of the first zero crossing and the frequency of the AC signal.

US Pat. No. 10,535,376

HARD DISK ASSEMBLY DEVICE

Maintek Computer (Suzhou)...

1. A hard disk assembly device for assembling a hard disk into a case, two opposite sides of the hard disk respectively having at least one first positioning portion and at least one second positioning portion, the hard disk assembly device comprising:a flexible fixing frame, one side of the flexible fixing frame including at least one third positioning portion and at least one first guiding portion, the other side of the flexible fixing frame including at least one fourth positioning portion, a draw tape, and two fastening portions, the two fastening portions being respectively correspondingly connected with two ends of the draw tape, wherein when the hard disk is assembled to the flexible fixing frame, the at least one third positioning portion is engaged with the at least one first positioning portion, and the at least one fourth positioning portion is engaged with the at least one second positioning portion to allow the hard disk to be fixed in the flexible fixing frame; and
a fixing bracket capable of being fixed in the case, the bottom side of the fixing bracket having at least one second guiding portion, and two sides of the fixing bracket respectively having a limiting portion, where when the flexible fixing frame is assembled to the fixing bracket, the at least one first guiding portion is engaged with the at least one second guiding portion, and the two fastening portions are respectively correspondingly engaged with the two limiting portions to allow the flexible fixing frame to be fixed to the fixing bracket.

US Pat. No. 10,535,370

SYSTEM FOR GENERATING AN OUTPUT FILE

CSER VENTURES, LLC, Melb...

1. A system for a user to create an output file, comprising:a processing unit;
a user input module operably connected to the processing unit; and
a video monitor operably connected to the processing unit, wherein the processing unit provides on the video monitor:
a grid image comprising multiple cells, each cell representing a duration of time; and
a selection area comprising multiple select icons, each select icon representing a source data file;
wherein the processing unit is configured such that the user can create a grid layout representing a correlation between individual selected source data files and one or more of the multiple cells;
wherein the processing unit comprises a preview function configured to provide a preview output based on the correlation;
wherein the processing unit produces the output file based on the correlation;
wherein the output file correlates to a musical score comprising multiple beats of music; and
wherein each cell of the grid image is associated with one of the beats of music.

US Pat. No. 10,535,340

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IDENTIFYING VOICE

GoPro, Inc., San Mateo, ...

1. A system that identifies voice within audio, the system comprising:one or more physical processors configured by machine-readable instructions stored in a non-transitory storage medium to:
access audio information defining audio content, the audio content having a duration and including audio segments, individual audio segments corresponding to a portion of the duration;
process feature vectors of the audio segment through a classifier, the classifier outputting scores on whether the audio segments contain voice; and
identify one or more of the audio segments as containing voice based on the scores and a two-step hysteresis thresholding, the two-step hysteresis thresholding including a first hysteresis thresholding for labeling an individual audio segment as containing voice based on (i) a corresponding score indicating that the individual audio segment contains voice or (ii) the corresponding score not indicating that the individual audio segment does or does not contain voice and a labeling of a preceding audio segment as containing voice, and a second hysteresis thresholding for labeling an individual combination of audio segments as containing voice based on (i) a number of audio segments in the individual combination of audio segments labeled as containing voice indicating that the individual combination of audio segments contain voice or (ii) the number of audio segments in the individual combination of audio segments labeled as containing voice not indicating that the individual combination of audio segments does or does not contain voice and a labeling of a preceding combination of audio segments as containing voice.

US Pat. No. 10,535,330

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MOVIE KARAOKE

CRACKLE, INC., Sausalito...

1. A method for operating a karaoke environment, comprising:a. playing back video with corresponding audio on a display;
b. receiving speech as a user audio segment using a microphone, and buffering or caching the received speech as a first audio waveform;
c. marking the user audio segment with a timestamp;
d. retrieving a second audio waveform for the displayed video based on the timestamp, wherein the second audio waveform for the displayed video is determined by analyzing the audio corresponding to the video, and buffering a certain portion of the analyzed audio corresponding to the video;
e. waiting for a comparable portion of the first audio waveform to appear or become available in the buffered analyzed audio corresponding to the video, and then, using a processor, comparing the first audio waveform of the user audio segment marked with the timestamp to the comparable portion of the second audio waveform for the displayed video on a basis of pitch and intonation as deduced from the first and second audio waveforms, the comparable portion having another timestamp associated therewith, and wherein the comparing is further on the basis of the timestamp and the another timestamp; and
f. generating a score based on a result of the comparing between the first and second audio waveforms.

US Pat. No. 10,535,303

ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY PANEL, DRIVING METHOD THEREOF AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY APPARATUS

SHANGHAI TIANMA AM-OLED C...

1. An organic light emitting display panel, comprising:a pixel array, comprising pixel regions in M rows and N columns;
a plurality of pixel driving circuits each comprising a light emitting diode and a driving transistor, the light emitting diode being arranged in each of the pixel regions; and
a plurality of pixel compensation circuits, each comprising a current source signal terminal and an acquisition capacitor;
wherein the current source signal terminal provides a current signal to the driving transistor;
wherein the acquisition capacitor is electrically connected to the drive transistor,
wherein the current signal comprises a plurality of current signals with different gray scales;
wherein the plurality of pixel compensation circuits each further comprises an eighth transistor having a gate connected to a seventh signal terminal, a source connected to the current source signal terminal, and a drain connected to a source of the driving transistor;
wherein the plurality of pixel driving circuits each further comprises a ninth transistor, a tenth transistor, and a fourth capacitor;
wherein the ninth transistor has a gate connected to an eighth signal terminal, a source connected to a third constant voltage signal terminal, and a drain connected to the source of the driving transistor;
wherein the tenth transistor has a gate connected to a ninth signal terminal, a source connected to a drain of the driving transistor, and a drain connected to a gate of the driving transistor; and
wherein the fourth capacitor has a first end connected to the source of the driving transistor and a second end connected to the gate of the driving transistor.

US Pat. No. 10,535,278

GARMENT WITH STRETCH SENSORS

MYANT, INC., Toronto (CA...

1. A knitted garment configured for sensing movement of an adjacent underlying body portion of a wearer of the garment via one or more sensors, the garment comprising:a garment body including fibres knitted together to form a layer of the garment, the garment layer for positioning adjacent to the underlying body portion when worn by the wearer;
one or more electrical connectors attached to the garment body, the one or more electrical connectors for facilitating receipt and transmission of electrical signals between a controller and the one or more sensors when the controller is connected to the one or more electrical connectors;
a conductive pathway consisting of one or more conductive fibres incorporated in the garment layer by knitting as part of the fibres, the conductive pathway electrically connected to the one or more electrical connectors and to the one or more sensors;
a first region in the garment layer having a first plurality of fibres including conductive fibres comprising the one or more sensors and a second region in the garment layer adjacent to the first region, the second region having a second plurality of fibres as non-conductive fibres comprising an insulative region of the garment layer surrounding the first region, the first plurality of fibres interlaced with one another to have a first degree of elasticity reflected by the first plurality of fibres as a group therein that is lower than a second degree of elasticity reflected by the second plurality of fibres as a group therein; wherein the non-conductive fibres of the second region are for electrically insulating the one or more sensors from another sensor in the garment layer also adjacent to the second region;
each of the one or more sensors incorporated in the garment layer by knitting as part of the fibres, each of the one or more sensors knitted including the conductive fibres in order to electrically connect to the one or more conductive fibres of the conductive pathway;
wherein the controller is configured to measure changes in at least one of resistance or capacitance of the one or more sensors as representative of the movement of the underlying body portion when positioned adjacent to the one or more sensors.

US Pat. No. 10,535,031

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ASSIGNING NODE PROFILES TO RECORD OBJECTS

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

1. A method comprising:maintaining, by one or more processors, a plurality of node profiles, each node profile including one or more field-value pairs and updated using electronic activities identifying an entity of the node profile;
identifying, by the one or more processors, a first record object to which to assign a node profile, the first record object corresponding to a system of record, the first record object linked to a second record object of the system of record identifying a group entity and a third record object of the system of record identifying a first entity, the first record object comprising one or more field-value pairs including a stage field-value pair having a stage field and a stage value selected from a plurality of stage values, each stage value of the plurality of stage values indicating a respective proximity to a completion of an event corresponding to the first record object;
selecting, by the one or more processors, from the plurality of node profiles, a subset of node profiles that satisfy a node profile selection policy;
generating, by the one or more processors, for each node profile of the subset of node profiles, a performance profile using the electronic activities identifying the respective entity corresponding to the node profile and the one or more object field-value pairs of the first record object;
determining, by the one or more processors, for a first node profile of the subset, that a match score between the first node profile and the first record object based on the performance profile and one or more object field-value pairs of the first record object satisfies a threshold; and
storing, by the one or more processors, an association between the first node profile of the subset and the first record object based on the match score.

US Pat. No. 10,534,823

SOCIAL MEDIA RECOMMENDATION ENGINE

Nautilus Data Technologie...

1. A method for organizing a plurality of users and user associated media content in a virtual space, comprising:recognizing of a user from the plurality of users in the virtual space;
identifying a content of interest of the recognized user;
comparing the recognized user with at least one other user from the plurality of users based on at least one similar characteristic of the recognized user and the other user;
quantifying the users of the plurality of users of the virtual space based on the comparison;
wherein the quantifying comprises rating the content of interest based on preference of the recognized user;
performing an algorithm that implements a rate function;
wherein the user rating is at least one of a positive and a negative rating;
the positive user rating causes the content item rated and a user's coordinates to travel towards one another along their vector in the virtual space; and
wherein the negative user rating causes the content item rated and the user's coordinates to travel away from one another along their vector in the virtual space.

US Pat. No. 10,533,878

ANGLE SENSOR AND ANGLE SENSOR SYSTEM

TDK CORPORATION, Tokyo (...

1. An angle sensor for generating a detected angle value having a correspondence with an angle to be detected, comprising:a plurality of composite magnetic field information generation units for detecting, at a plurality of detection positions different from each other, a composite magnetic field of a magnetic field to be detected and a noise magnetic field other than the magnetic field to be detected, and thereby generating a plurality of pieces of composite magnetic field information including information on at least the direction, out of the direction and the strength, of the composite magnetic field; and
an angle computing unit for generating the detected angle value, wherein
at each of the plurality of detection positions, the magnetic field to be detected varies its direction according to the angle to be detected,
the magnetic field to be detected is in the same direction at the plurality of detection positions, but has different strengths at the plurality of detection positions, and
the angle computing unit generates the detected angle value by performing an operation using the plurality of pieces of composite magnetic field information so that an error of the detected angle value caused by the noise magnetic field is made smaller than in the case where the detected angle value is generated on the basis of only one of the plurality of pieces of composite magnetic field information.

US Pat. No. 10,533,874

INERTIAL POSITIONING AND NAVIGATION DEVICE FEATURING A NOVEL WALK DETECTION METHOD

INSTITUTE OF NUCLEAR ENER...

1. A method for detecting a motion state of a user, the method to be implemented by a device including an inertial measurement unit (IMU) that is worn on the user, and a displacement processing unit coupled to the IMU, the method comprising the steps of:a) measuring a number of triaxial components of gravitational acceleration vector of the device worn the user from the IMU;
b) calculating, by the displacement processing unit, a triaxial angular velocity of the device via the triaxial components of gravitational acceleration vector detected in step a) and kinematics;
c) recording, by the displacement processing unit, a plurality of data inputs of the triaxial angular velocity, and recording the data inputs that are not larger than a preset filtered threshold as effective data inputs;
d) calculating, by the displacement processing unit, a mean of the effective data inputs of the triaxial angular velocity recorded in step c);
e) calculating, by the displacement processing unit, a difference value that is associated with a difference between the effective data inputs of the triaxial angular velocity and the mean, and comparing the difference value with a preset threshold of walking state; and
f) determining, by the displacement processing unit, the motion state of the user, wherein when the difference value is smaller than the threshold of walking state, the user is determined to be in a walking state, and when the difference value is larger than the threshold of walking state, the user is determined to be in a shaking state at the same location;
the method further comprising, after step f), the step of:
g) generating, by the displacement processing unit, a displacement vector of the user in the three-dimensional coordinate system based on the motion state of the user determined in step f), a walking direction estimated by an e-compass, and a walking distance of the user;
wherein, in step g), the walking distance of the user is obtained by:
estimating, by the displacement processing unit, a step count and a leg swing angle of the user based on a uniform circular motion model of simple harmonic motion in terms of the gravitational-axial acceleration vector of the user in the walking state;
estimating, by the displacement processing unit, a step length of the user according to the uniform circular motion model of simple harmonic motion, the leg swing angle, and a preset leg length of the user; and
multiplying the step count thus estimated by the step length thus estimated.

US Pat. No. 10,533,831

DEPLOYABLE, FORWARD LOOKING RANGE SENSOR FOR COMMAND DETONATION

BAE Systems Information a...

1. A method for guiding a projectile to a target, comprising:providing a projectile comprising a tail portion and a nose portion, wherein the tail portion is rotatable along a longitudinal axis of the projectile independently from the nose portion;
detecting a first laser signal via a rear facing detector mounted on the tail end of the projectile;
determining a first time at which the first laser signal is detected via the rear facing detector;
detecting a reflected laser signal via a forward facing detector mounted on the tail portion of the projectile, the reflected laser signal being the reflected laser signal off the target;
determining a second time at which the reflected laser signal is detected via the forward facing detector of the projectile;
comparing the first time to the second time to determine a time delay;
determining a lateral offset between the projectile and the target using the time delay between detection by the rear facing detector and detection by the forward facing detector and a speed of the projectile; and
calculating an optimum time for detonation of the projectile using a Kaman filter.

US Pat. No. 10,533,786

REFRIGERATING CYCLE APPARATUS

DENSO CORPORATION, Kariy...

1. A refrigerating cycle apparatus comprising:a compressor that compresses and discharges refrigerant;
a radiator that makes the refrigerant discharged out of the compressor to radiate heat;
an expansion valve that decompresses the refrigerant flowing out of the radiator;
an evaporator that evaporates the refrigerant decompressed by the expansion valve;
a control device configured to control operation of the expansion valve;
the control device configured to determine whether a predetermined condition is satisfied for defrosting the evaporator; and
a mode controller that selects a time-priority defrosting mode or a power-saving defrosting mode based on a determination result of the control device, wherein
the control device controls the operation of the expansion valve in a manner that a physical quantity which has correlation with a pressure of the refrigerant in the evaporator approaches a predetermined defrosting standard value when the time-priority defrosting mode is set to shorten a period of time required for defrosting the evaporator,
the control device controls the operation of the expansion valve in a manner that an integrated power consumption of the compressor consumed during a defrosting operation becomes a minimum amount of integrated power consumed when the power-saving defrosting mode different from the time-priority defrosting mode is set,
the control device determines whether the vehicle is running with a speed more than or equal to a predetermined standard speed,
the mode controller selects the time-priority defrosting mode when it is determined that the vehicle is running with the speed more than or equal to the standard speed, and
the mode controller selects the power-saving defrosting mode when it is determined that the vehicle is not running with the speed more than or equal to the standard speed.

US Pat. No. 10,533,759

CLIMATE CONTROL DEVICE

Essick Air Products, Inc....

1. A climate control device comprising:a housing defining a receptacle for receiving liquid;
an evaporative medium port sized to receive an evaporative medium;
a liquid level sensor configured to sense a level of liquid in the receptacle; and
a controller electrically coupled with the liquid level sensor, the controller configured to:
determine a change in the level of liquid in the receptacle over a period of time;
calculate an efficiency of the evaporative medium received by the evaporative medium port based on a value of the change in the level of liquid over the period of time; and
provide an evaporative medium efficiency indication when the efficiency of the evaporative medium falls below a predetermined value.

US Pat. No. 10,533,748

COMBUSTOR BURNER ARRANGEMENT

Siemens Aktiengesellschaf...

10. A method of operating a burner for a combustor of a gas turbine, the burner comprising a burner longitudinal axis, a pilot burner, and a main burner, the pilot burner comprising a body, the body comprising each of an end wall, a fuel lance, and an igniter, the end wall comprising an end wall surface, the fuel lance comprising a fuel lance body and a liquid fuel tip attached to the fuel lance body, the fuel lance body defining a fuel flow passage and a lance axis, the liquid fuel tip comprising a fuel outlet and an array of air passages, the array of air passages comprising air passage outlets arranged about the fuel outlet, wherein liquid fuel flows through the fuel flow passage and the liquid fuel tip and issues from the fuel outlet, the air passage outlets being arranged outside a blank sector of a circumference around the fuel outlet, wherein the blank sector is defined by an angle between and including 30° and 160° about the lance axis, and wherein air from the air passage outlets impinges on the liquid fuel issuing from the fuel outlet and creates an asymmetric pilot vortex of the liquid fuel and air, the burner further comprising a rotation mechanism arranged to rotate the fuel lance about the lance axis, the main burner further comprising a swirler arrangement comprising an annular array of swirler vanes defining main air flow passages therebetween, wherein the annular array of swirler vanes are arranged about the burner longitudinal axis, wherein each main air flow passage is configured to direct a respective portion of a main air flow radially inward toward the burner longitudinal axis on a downstream side of the air passage outlets to form the main air flow, wherein the air passage outlets and the fuel outlet are located in the end wall, wherein the igniter is at least partly housed within the end wall and comprises an end face, the end face is located at the end wall surface, wherein the main air flow passages are arranged to direct at least a part of the main air flow over the fuel lance and then over the igniter;the method comprising rotating the fuel lance between a start-up condition and a second condition.

US Pat. No. 10,533,730

ILLUMINATION APPARATUS

Optovate Limited, Hemel ...

1. A method for manufacturing an illumination apparatus, the method comprising:filling a container with a liquid and diced LEDs;
providing a substrate within the container, the substrate having an array of adhesive regions interspersed by non-adhesive regions formed on a surface of the substrate; and
self-assembling, by the LEDs, onto the adhesive regions by means of adhesion between the LEDs and the adhesive regions.

US Pat. No. 10,533,710

TERMINAL TRACTOR WITH VERSATILE FUELING

1. A tractor configured to pull a trailer, comprising:a chassis including front and rear wheels, an operator cab and an engine that consumes LPG;
a primary LPG tank having a fuel capacity;
a primary fuel line connecting the primary fuel tank to the engine;
at least one auxiliary LPG cylinder mounted on the chassis, the auxiliary cylinder being a portable, removable and replaceable cylinder having a fuel capacity less than that of the primary tank;
a sensor for determining the level of fuel in the primary fuel tank;
a secondary fuel line connecting the at least one auxiliary LPG cylinder to the primary LPG tank;
a pump disposed in the secondary fuel line for pumping fuel from the auxiliary LPG cylinder into the primary LPG tank; and
a controller interfaced to the sensor and pump, the controller being operative to pump fuel from the at least one auxiliary LPG cylinder and into the secondary fuel line to refill the primary LPG tank when the fuel level of the primary tank falls below a predetermined level.

US Pat. No. 10,533,691

HEATABLE LINE CONNECTION DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SUCH A CONNECTION

1. A multipart heatable media line, comprising:at least two sub-media lines, at least one heating element for heating the sub-media lines,
at least one line connection device with connection sections for connecting to the sub-media lines and at least one measuring device,
wherein the line connection device has at least one medium channel for conducting the medium through the line connection device from one connection section to the at least one other connection section,
wherein the measuring device comprises at least one sensor element and is received in a receiving opening of the line connection device designed as a coupling portion,
wherein the measuring device comprises at least one housing which is designed as a plug connector and which at least partly receives the at least one sensor element and the at least one heating element of the at least one sub-media line extends in the region of the coupling portion for receiving the measuring device in order to heat the line connection device in the arrangement region of the measuring device, and
wherein the measuring device is received in the coupling section sealed off in a bonded manner against penetration of medium.

US Pat. No. 10,533,687

COLLAPSIBLE FERRULE FOR HOSE COUPLER

CAMPBELL FITTINGS, INC., ...

1. A hose coupler comprising:a hose adapter including a body extending along a longitudinal axis and having opposing ends, an interior surface forming a fluid passage between the opposing ends, and an exterior surface for engaging an interior surface of a hose; and
a ferrule at least partially encircling the exterior surface of the hose adapter and having an interior surface facing the exterior surface of the hose adapter, one end of the ferrule including a flange extending radially from the interior surface of the ferrule,
a plurality of compressible grooves disposed on a first radial surface of the flange, the plurality of compressible grooves being configured to be compressed upon mounting the flange to the hose adapter, and
a space formed between the interior surface of the ferrule and the exterior surface of the hose adapter for receiving a hose.

US Pat. No. 10,533,685

PIPE, HOSE, AND CABLE SUPPORT SYSTEM

HEXA CONTAINMENT, Pearla...

1. A support system comprising:a first panel including a first slot, wherein the first panel comprises a top edge, a bottom edge opposite the top edge, a first side edge, and a second side edge opposite the first side edge, wherein the first slot extends from at least one of the first side edge and the second side edge, wherein the first slot comprises a top slot surface and a bottom slot surface separated by a slot distance; and
a second panel comprising a second slot, wherein the second panel has a second panel thickness, and wherein the slot distance is slightly greater than the second panel thickness, wherein the first slot and the second slot are configured to removeably align and couple the first panel to the second panel in an X-configuration configured to support a structure aligned with support system in a plurality of alignments, wherein at least one of the first slot and the second slot are configured to lock the first panel and the second panel in place and prevent movement of the first panel relative to the second panel in the X-configuration, wherein the first panel forms a first angle with the second panel when the first panel and the second panel are coupled in the X-configuration, and wherein the first slot extends along a depth of the first panel at a second angle, wherein the first angle and the second angle are within a range of 13 to 53 degrees.

US Pat. No. 10,533,552

ROTARY SCREW VACUUM PUMPS

Edwards Limited, Burgess...

1. A rotary screw vacuum pump comprising:a housing having a lower pressure inlet region and a higher pressure outlet region; and
two intermeshing screw rotors disposed in the housing and configured to cooperably rotate to compress a gas in working chambers formed between the screw rotors and the housing while pumping the gas from the lower pressure inlet region to the higher pressure outlet region,
wherein:
the housing has at least one inlet to admit a liquid into the housing to seal the working chambers,
the intermeshing screw rotors comprise Quimby screw rotors, and
the intermeshing screw rotors each comprise a thread having a substantially flat crest and the ratio of the crest width to thread major diameter is not substantially greater than 0.06.

US Pat. No. 10,533,526

CONNECTION STRUCTURE OF INTAKE PIPE

TOYOTA BOSHOKU KABUSHIKI ...

1. A connection structure of an intake pipe for an engine head, comprising: a partition wall member partitioning an intake passage along an axial direction of the intake passage and being inserted into the engine head; and an elastic gasket having a frame shape provided between the engine head and the intake pipe to seal there between, wherein the intake pipe is provided at a connection end portion of the intake pipe with an elastic body that presses the partition wall member in an insertion direction of the partition wall member.

US Pat. No. 10,533,469

FLUID CONTAINER

Castrol Limited, Reading...

1. A replaceable fluid container comprising:a first reservoir for holding a fluid, wherein the first reservoir is in a housing of the replaceable fluid container;
a second reservoir for holding a composition to be added to the fluid, wherein the second reservoir is in the housing;
a fluid coupling adapted to provide fluidic communication between the first reservoir and a fluid circulation system of an engine, wherein the engine is disposed outside of the housing, wherein the fluid coupling comprises a fluid inlet port and a fluid outlet port, wherein the fluid outlet port is adapted to be coupled with a fluid supply line, wherein the second reservoir comprises a valve for controlling the dosing of the composition into the fluid in the fluid supply line, wherein the valve is configured such that (i) closing the valve isolates the contents of the second reservoir from the fluid and (ii) opening the valve places the second reservoir in fluidic communication with the fluid provided to the fluid supply line; and
a dose controller to provide a dose of the composition into the fluid for circulation in the fluid circulation system of the engine, wherein the dose controller comprises a processor and a driver, wherein the driver is configured to drive opening or closing the valve based on a control signal, and wherein the dose controller is in the housing.

US Pat. No. 10,533,460

MULTI STAGE STEAM TURBINE FOR POWER GENERATION

GENERAL ELECTRIC TECHNOLO...

1. A steam turbine having a plurality of stages, comprising:a plurality of points of admission in fluid communication with a plurality of admission lines;
a feed line in fluid communication with the plurality of admission lines;
at least one extraction line, extending from an intermediate stage of the steam turbine, for extracting steam from the steam turbine; and
at least one capacity line which comprises an orifice plate and is in fluid communication with at least one of the plurality of admission lines and the at least one extraction line so as to bypass the steam turbine, and is configured to increase a swallowing capacity of the steam turbine as measured from the feed line upstream of the capacity line compared to the plurality of points of admission, and
wherein the at least one capacity line has an internal resistance to flow such that in use the at least one capacity line increases the swallowing capacity in a range of 1 vol % to 5 vol %.

US Pat. No. 10,533,407

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR REDUCING STICK-SLIP

National Oilwell Varco, L...

1. A method, comprising:rotating a drill string in a borehole;
damping stick-slip oscillations using a drilling mechanism at the top of said drill string;
controlling a speed of rotation of said drilling mechanism using a speed controller in the form of a PI controller having a P term and an I term, but not in the form of a cascade control system using torque feedback in series with a stiff speed controller;
tuning said PI controller so that said drilling mechanism absorbs most torsional energy from said drill string at a frequency that is at or near a fundamental frequency of said stick-slip oscillations by adjusting an I-term of said PI controller to be dependent on an approximate period of said fundamental frequency of said stick-slip oscillations and on an effective inertia of said drilling mechanism, whereby said drilling mechanism has a frequency dependent reflection coefficient of said torsional waves, which reflection coefficient is substantially at a minimum at or near said fundamental frequency of stick-slip oscillations; and
reducing the effective inertia of said drilling mechanism by tuning said PI controller with an additional torque term that is proportional to the angular acceleration of said drilling mechanism so that the speed controller has three terms controlling a torque applied by the drilling mechanism to the drill string, said three terms being said P term, said I term and said additional torque term, whereby a damping effect of said drilling mechanism is increased for frequencies above said fundamental frequency.

US Pat. No. 10,533,364

FRAMELESS SUPPLEMENTAL WINDOW FOR FENESTRATION

WexEnergy LLC, Rochester...

1. A supplemental window apparatus comprising:a foot and a first constraint element attached to the foot, wherein the foot and the first constraint element are configured to be detachably coupled to a window pane of an existing window through a mating constraint element attached at a perimeter location of the window pane defined by interior surfaces of a window element holding the window pane when installed, such that the foot extends substantially parallel to the window pane when installed on the existing window;
a spacer coupled to the foot and configured to extend at least partially in a direction perpendicular to the window pane when installed on the existing window, wherein at least one surface of the spacer is configured to be located closer to the window pane than the first constraint element when the first constraint element is coupled to the mating constraint element; and
a substantially non porous sheet coupled to the spacer and having a sheet area substantially similar to a window pane area defined by the interior surfaces of the first window element holding the window pane, wherein the spacer substantially defines a gap between the sheet and the window pane when installed on the existing window, and wherein the foot extends outward from the spacer toward the interior surfaces of the window element.

US Pat. No. 10,533,351

INTERIOR APPARATUS OF A VEHICLE

KOJIMA INDUSTRIES CORPORA...

1. An interior apparatus of a vehicle comprising:a container;
a lid rotatably supported by the container so as to be rotatable between an open position and a closed position of the lid;
a lock device for locking the lid to the container when the lid is at the closed position; and
a lock releasing device, provided at the lid, for releasing the locking of the lid to the container, wherein
the container includes a hook receiving portion provided at the container,
the lock releasing device includes a knob of a push-type supported by the lid so as to be movable straight in a knob moving direction including push and opposite-push directions of the knob and a knob biasing spring for biasing the knob in the opposite-push direction of the knob, and
the lock device includes a hook, rotatably supported by the knob so as to be rotatable along a plane parallel to the knob moving direction, having an engaging portion capable of engaging the hook receiving portion at a tip of the hook and a hook biasing spring for rotationally biasing the hook in a direction in which the engaging portion of the hook engages the hook receiving portion of the container.

US Pat. No. 10,533,317

CURTAIN WALL EXPANSION JOINT

Arconic Inc., Pittsburgh...

1. An expansion joint configured to connect first and second vertical mullions of a curtain wall, the first and second vertical mullions each including an elongated body having an inner contour defining a hollow slot and an infill support tongue extending from a side of the elongated body, the first and second vertical mullions including an inner sleeve extending through the hollow slot of both the first and second vertical mullions, the expansion joint comprising:a body having sides, an upper surface, and a lower surface;
an inner contour defining a central inner slot extending through the body from the upper surface to the lower surface, the central inner slot being configured to receive the inner sleeve therethrough;
a first raised lip projecting from the lower surface of the body and being configured to be inserted inside of the inner contour of the first vertical mullion; and
a second raised lip projecting from the upper surface of the body and being configured to be inserted inside of the inner contour of the second vertical mullion.

US Pat. No. 10,533,233

METHOD FOR TREATING LIGNOCELLULOSIC MATERIALS

Stora Enso OYJ, Helsinki...

1. A method of generating a refined a sugar stream that comprises xylose from a biomass hydrolysis solution, comprising:(i) contacting a biomass hydrolysis solution that comprises a population of mixed sugars comprising xylose, an acid, and impurities, with an extraction solvent to form an extraction mixture;
(ii) separating from said extraction mixture a first stream that comprises the acid and a second, refined sugar stream that comprises the extraction solvent and xylose; and
(iii) contacting said biomass hydrolysis solution with a strong acid cation exchange resin prior to step (i).

US Pat. No. 10,532,897

HYDRAULIC HOISTING SYSTEM AND METHOD

Cementation Canada Inc., ...

1. A hydraulic hoisting system for hoisting material from underground, the system comprising:a conduit loop for continuous flow of circulating fluid from near or at the surface to underground comprising a downcomer conduit, a transitional segment, and a riser conduit;
a pump positioned in the conduit loop to energize the circulating fluid prior to entering the downcomer conduit,
a slurry preparation unit for mixing the material with a portion of the fluid to form a slurry; and
an injection unit positioned at the intersection of the transitional segment and the riser conduit or in the riser conduit of the conduit loop near the intersection of the transitional segment and the riser conduit for injecting the slurry into the conduit loop at a delivery pressure rating that exceeds the hydrostatic pressure of the circulating fluid in the conduit loop at the position of the injection unit.

US Pat. No. 10,531,997

LEG ASSEMBLY FOR A MASSAGE TABLE

EARTHLITE, LLC, Vista, C...

1. A massage device including a table top assembly that supports a use above a surface, the massage device comprising:a leg assembly configured to move the table top assembly vertically between a first position and a second position relative to the surface, the leg assembly extending between the table top assembly and the surface, the leg assembly including a first leg and a second leg that are movably coupled to one another to provide scissors-type movement between the first leg and the second leg, (i) the first leg including a first leg top that is coupled to the table top assembly, a first leg bottom that is positioned adjacent to the surface, and a first leg body that extends between the first leg top and the first leg bottom, and (ii) the second leg including a second leg top that is coupled to the table top assembly, a second leg bottom that is positioned adjacent to the surface, and a second leg body that extends between the second leg top and the second leg bottom; and wherein the second leg bottom includes a pair of fork members, each of the fork members including a proximal end that is coupled to the second leg body and a distal end that cantilevers away from the second leg body and is positioned adjacent to the surface, the fork members being spaced apart a gap from one another adjacent to the surface to provide a pair of spaced apart contact points along the surface so that a person providing a therapeutic treatment to the user can position their feet along the surface and within the gap and between the pair of spaced apart contact points along the surface, the fork members having a fork length that is at least approximately five inches.

US Pat. No. 10,531,950

INTRAOCULAR LENS HAVING AN EXTENDED DEPTH OF FOCUS

Tatvum LLC, Irvine, CA (...

1. A monofocal intraocular lens, comprising:an optic having an anterior surface and a posterior surface, providing a refractive base power, at least one of the anterior surface and the posterior surface having disposed thereon a combined profile comprising steps having heights determined by combining three constituent diffractive profiles, the diffractive profiles corresponding to powers p1, p2 and p3, the powers being different than one another and each power being a positive power less than about 1D, and each of the diffractive profiles having step heights causing a phase delay, relative to aqueous fluid, of 0.6 to 1.2 times 2? for 546 nm light, the combined profile defined by the function:
z=max(diffractive profile(p1),diffractive profile(p2),diffractive profile(p3)),
where p3>p2>p1.

US Pat. No. 10,531,725

BOTTLE BRUSH

Munchkin, Inc., Van Nuys...

1. A device to scrub a container, comprising:a handle having a first core and a second core;
a flexible stem removably connected to the first core of the handle, the flexible stem having at least one gap being a reduced area around the stem having a reduced diameter less than a diameter of the flexible stem, into which a resilient material is disposed providing a bend location relative to a longitudinal axis of the handle;
a first brush operatively connected to the flexible stem; and
a second brush operatively connected to, and received within, the second core of the handle;
wherein the first brush, the handle, and the second brush share the same extended central axis.
US Pat. No. 10,533,163

RECOMBINANT NUCLEOSIDE-SPECIFIC RIBONUCLEASE AND METHOD OF PRODUCING AND USING SAME

University of Cincinnati,...

1. A polynucleotide encoding a cytidine-specific recombinant RNase Cusativin, wherein the polynucleotide comprises the nucleotide sequence of SEQ ID NO. 4.
US Pat. No. 10,533,188

VECTORS WITH MODIFIED INITIATION CODON FOR THE TRANSLATION OF AAV-REP78 USEFUL FOR PRODUCTION OF AAV

uniQure IP B.V., Amsterd...

1. A nucleic acid construct encoding parvoviral Rep protein Rep78 and Rep52, the nucleic acid construct comprising:(a) a biscistronic nucleic acid encoding a parvovirus Rep78 protein and a parvovirus Rep52 protein, the biscistronic nucleic acid comprising a nucleic acid sequence encoding the Rep78 protein that overlaps with a nucleic acid sequence encoding the Rep52 protein, such that the nucleic acid sequence encoding the parvoviral Rep52 protein is not repeated in the biscistronic nucleic acid;
(b) a first expression control sequence that is active in an insect cell operably linked to the sequence encoding Rep78 protein;
(c) a second expression control sequence that is active in an insect cell operably linked to the sequence encoding Rep52 protein.
US Pat. No. 10,531,626

SOYBEAN CULTIVAR 72470422

Mertec, LLC, West Point,...

1. A plant of soybean cultivar 72470422, representative seed of said soybean cultivar having been deposited under ATCC Accession No. PTA-125293.

US Pat. No. 10,537,049

COMPONENT ATTACHMENT APPARATUS AND COMPONENT ATTACHMENT METHOD

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A component attachment apparatus which holds a component with a head and attaches the component to a board, the apparatus comprising:a first component supply section configured to supply a first component;
a second component supply section configured to supply a second component that can be connected to the first component;
a holding control section configured to perform a holding control process of controlling the head such that the head picks up and holds the first component supplied to a supply position of the first component supply section, then connects the first component held by the head to the second component supplied to a supply position of the second component supply section so as to assemble the first component and the second component into an assembly, then picks up the assembly such that the head holds the assembly by holding the first component; and
an attachment control section configured to perform an attachment control process of controlling the head such that the assembly held by the head is attached to the board.

US Pat. No. 10,537,042

ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH HEAT-DISSIPATING FUNCTION AND LIQUID-COOLING RADIATOR MODULE THEREOF

AURAS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD...

1. An electronic device with a heat-dissipating function, the electronic device comprising:a first circuit board;
a second circuit board mounted on the first circuit board, wherein the second circuit board comprises an electronic component; and
a liquid-cooling heat dissipation module, wherein a liquid-cooling medium flows within the liquid-cooling heat dissipation module to dissipate heat, and the liquid-cooling heat dissipation module comprises:
a liquid-cooling head in thermal contact with the electronic component of the second circuit board;
a liquid-cooling radiator module comprising a liquid-cooling radiator, plural wavy fins and a fan, wherein the liquid-cooling radiator is in communication with the liquid-cooling head and comprises an annular wall structure, and the annular wall structure comprises an inlet, an outlet and plural liquid annular passageways connected between the inlet and the outlet, wherein the liquid-cooling medium from the liquid-cooling head is introduced into the liquid-cooling radiator through the inlet and then exhausted through the outlet, wherein each of the wavy fins is disposed between two adjacent of the plural liquid annular passageways, and crests and troughs of each of the wavy fins are adjacent to or in contact with two adjacent of the plural liquid annular passageways, wherein the liquid-cooling radiator further comprises a central region, and the annular wall structure is arranged around the central region, wherein a width of two adjacent of the crests of one of the wavy fins close to the central region is narrower than a width of the two adjacent of the crests of the one of the wavy fins away from the central region, wherein plural airflow channels are defined by the plural wavy fins and the annular wall structure collaboratively, and the plural airflow channels are in parallel with the second circuit board, wherein the fan is arranged beside the liquid-cooling radiator, and the fan produces airflow toward the plural airflow channels; and
a liquid pump in communication with the liquid-cooling radiator, wherein the liquid-cooling medium from the outlet of the liquid-cooling radiator is sucked into the liquid pump, and the liquid-cooling medium is propelled from the liquid pump to the liquid-cooling radiator.

US Pat. No. 10,537,034

CONTROL BOXES PRINCIPALLY FOR USE WITH EQUIPMENT OF SWIMMING POOLS AND SPAS

Zodiac Pool Systems LLC, ...

1. A control device configured to control, equipment of a swimming pool or spa, comprising:a. a first sub-panel assembly containing high-voltage components;
b. a second sub-panel assembly containing low-voltage components;
c. a first closure device for accessing the first sub-panel assembly without accessing the second sub-panel assembly;
d. a second closure device for accessing the second sub-panel assembly without; accessing the first sub-panel assembly; and
e. a solid door configured: i) in a first closed position, to cover an interior region including the first sub-panel assembly, the second sub-panel assembly, the first closure device, and the second closure device; and (ii) in a second open position, to expose the interior region.

US Pat. No. 10,537,033

DISPLAY DEVICE FOR MOTOR VEHICLE

1. A display device for a motor vehicle, comprising:a display module comprising a flat screen having fastening feet on a rear face of the flat screen, each fastening foot having a tapped hole to receive a fastening screw;
a housing accommodating the display module, said housing having a bottom wall to which the fastening feet of the flat screen are fastened by screwing;
a membrane of elastic material placed between the fastening feet and covering each fastening foot so as to be interposed between the fastening feet and the bottom wall of the housing; and
a printed circuit card positioned between the membrane of elastic material positioned against the rear face of the flat screen and the bottom wall of the housing,
wherein the screws for fastening the flat screen pass through the bottom wall and the membrane of elastic material to interact with the tapped hole of each foot, and
wherein the bottom wall of the housing comprises protuberances in contact with a face of the printed circuit card, which is electrically conductive and serves as a ground connection.

US Pat. No. 10,537,027

METHOD PRODUCING A CONDUCTIVE PATH ON A SUBSTRATE

Orbotech Ltd., Yavne (IL...

1. A method of producing a conductive path on a substrate comprising:depositing on said substrate a layer of material having a thickness in the range of 0.1 to 5 microns, including metal particles having a diameter in the range of 10 to 100 nanometers;
employing a patterning laser beam to selectably sinter regions of said layer of material, thereby causing said metal particles to together define a conductor at sintered regions; and
employing an ablating laser beam, below a threshold at which said sintered regions would be ablated, to ablate portions of said layer of material other than at said sintered regions.

US Pat. No. 10,537,021

THREE-DIMENSIONAL WIRING BOARD PRODUCTION METHOD, THREE-DIMENSIONAL WIRING BOARD, AND SUBSTRATE FOR THREE-DIMENSIONAL WIRING BOARD

MEIKO ELECTRONICS CO., LT...

1. A three-dimensional wiring board, comprising:a resin film having a three-dimensional shape and having a breaking elongation of 50% or more;
a first metal film that is formed on a surface of the resin film and that has a desired pattern; and
a second metal film that is formed on the first metal film;
wherein the first metal film has a porous-like structure that is formed by depositing a metal in a particle state, and has a film thickness that can transmit light.

US Pat. No. 10,537,014

COMPOSITION FOR OBESITY TREATMENT COMPRISING LIQUID-PHASE PLASMA

AJOU UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-...

1. A method of producing liquid type plasma for inhibiting adipogenic differentiation, the method comprising:(a) filling a plasma generator with a carrier gas;
(b) supplying a voltage of 1 kV to 20 kV and a frequency of 10 kHz to 30 kHz to the plasma generator to generate plasma; and
(c) treating a liquid material with the generated plasma.

US Pat. No. 10,537,013

DISTRIBUTED ELECTRO-STATIC CHUCK COOLING

Applied Materials, Inc., ...

1. A pedestal to support a workpiece during plasma processing, the pedestal comprising:a base over which the workpiece is to be disposed;
a plurality of nozzles to supply a fluid from a supply plenum to impinge nonparallelly on a surface of the base, the plurality of nozzles included in a distribution plate, the distribution plate having a first surface opposite a second surface, and the plurality of nozzles having portions protruding from the first surface of the distribution plate, wherein the protrusions each have an opening extending entirely through the distribution plate from the first surface of the distribution plate to the second surface of the distribution plate; and
a plurality of return conduits to return the supplied fluid to a return plenum, the plurality of return conduits protruding from the second surface of the distribution plate, wherein the return conduits each have an opening extending entirely through the distribution plate from the first surface of the distribution plate to the second surface of the distribution plate.